Monday, June 17, 2024

The Vaudeville of Barry Manilow by Trav S.D.

Two major benchmarks for Barry Manilow (b.1943) passed last year: the singer/musician/songwriter/producer turned 80 years old; and his self-titled debut LP turned 50. This year marks another…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:48AM
Sunday, June 16, 2024

May 2024: Time Travel, Superpowers, and Serial Killers by Nicole Serratore

Even the cats are K-drama devotees Summer is here...and I've been struggling to find good dramas. One show I can highly recommend this month but otherwise it's been frustrating. ********…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 02:37PM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Secrets of the Tony Nominees! Broadway Stars Spill the Biggest Lies on Their Resumes by

Broadway's biggest night is just days away, and that means it's time to spill the tea on this year's Tony-nominated artists.  Who among us hasn't crafted a resume with a few strategically …

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Secrets of the Tony Nominees: What's The Biggest Lie You Ever Told on Your Resume? by

Who among us hasn't crafted a resume with a few strategically placed white lies? A handful of this year's nominees are honest to a fault, but plenty admit to massaging that list of special s…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:12PM
Friday, June 7, 2024

How a show goes from an idea all the way to Broadway and Beyond by Ken Davenport

Here’s my prediction for this year’s Tony Awards.  This year,... The post How a show goes from an idea all the way to Broadway and Beyond first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Thursday, June 6, 2024

Leslie Odom, Jr. Was Dreaming of Purlie Victorious on Broadway All the Way Back in Quarantine by Molly Higgins

He is up for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play and Best Revival of a Play (as a producer).

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM
Friday, May 31, 2024

Video: William Jackson Harper Talks Tony Nomination for UNCLE VANYA

William Jackson Harper stopped by GMA3 on Friday to talk about his role as Astrov in Uncle Vanya, for which he just received his first Tony nomination. Harper has an extensive background in …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:32PM
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Wendall K. Harrington | 2024 Tony Honors Acceptance Speech by The Tony Awards

Wendall K. Harrington’s career has embraced many diverse disciplines including theater, publishing and multi-image/video design and production and academia. As a designer of scenic project…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:55AM
Monday, May 27, 2024

Star-Studded RAGTIME Journeys On to Ellis Island- Concert Highlights! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Ellis Island got a little more Broadway last night, as Ragtime was presented in an  invitation-only, one-night-only event, narrated by two-time Tony Award win…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:42AM
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

From Walter White to LBJ! Highlights of BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston in ALL THE WAY on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, opened last week, March 6, 2014, on Bro…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:12PM
Friday, April 19, 2024

Gordon Greenberg (‘The Heart of Rock and Roll’ director) on the ‘joy and buoyancy and fizz’ of Huey Lewis and the News musical [Exclusive Vide by David Buchanan

“What we both shared was a love for those movies we grew up with in the 80s: the John Hughes, ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ all the way through ‘Less Than Zero,’” remarks Gordon Greenberg…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 05:30PM
Thursday, April 18, 2024

Broadway Impressions at Miscast ‘24 by bwaySHO

Join @bwaySHO as she does (possibly the 1st) set of interviews after losing her voice. See how the stars give her the best impressions she could ask for & watch all the way through - you�…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:40PM
Monday, April 15, 2024

Kimberly Akimbo's Enduring Ensemble Looks Back on the Ride of a Lifetime by Hayley Levitt

After the first off-Broadway preview of Kimberly Akimbo at the Atlantic Theater on November 6, 2021, Victoria Clark remembers coming home and sobbing in her husband’s arms. “We had cance…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Zenzi Williams (‘Jaja’s African Hair Braiding’) on embracing the ‘sisterhood’ of salons: ‘We were carrying love all the way through’ [Ex by Sam Eckmann

“We played games and we laughed. And I felt like that was where the trust really began,” recalls Zenzi Williams of a pivotal potluck where she and her “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding�…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 05:00PM

Philadelphia, Here I Come! by David Walters

Philadelphia, Here I Come! is no exception. It's a fulfilling evening of theatre all the way around and worth your time beyond the opportunity to see Brian Friel's work.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Remember This Trick by Kendra Jones

Green and gold shiny streamers hang around the space. Purim, a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of Jews from annihilation, and dated all the way back to the fifth century BC, is b…

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Monday, March 4, 2024

John Lithgow to Play Roald Dahl in Royal Court Production of Giant, a New Play About the Author’s Antisemitism by Darryn King

Two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow is set to play Roald Dahl in a new play about the author's antisemitism. Giant, the debut play of Mark Rosenblatt, will be directed by Nicholas Hytne…

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John Lithgow to star in Royal Court play about Roald Dahl’s antisemitism by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

US actor will appear in Mark Rosenblatt’s drama Giant, directed by Nicholas Hytner, in first season of new artistic director David Byrne His bestselling children’s books are regularly tu…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM
Sunday, March 3, 2024

February 2024: Demons Mental and Literal by Nicole Serratore

I've had a bit too much time on my hands and have been watching too much TV. Some shows were not even worth finishing. I'm listing them for completeness.  But 12 shows in one month is too m…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 03:06PM
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Tracing the Undercurrent in The Following Evening by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Marcina Zaccaria . . . . For almost 15 years, I lived on Greenwich Street, a long road that extends north from downtown Manhattan, past the World Trade Center site, all the…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:02AM
Monday, February 5, 2024
Friday, December 22, 2023

Melanie La Barrie Takes Broadway & West End by Storm by bwaySHO

The & Juliet star has been with the SHO since its original days and saw it all the way through to Broadway. Now in her final weeks in the musical, we look back at Melanie La Barrie's Opening…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:46PM
Wednesday, December 13, 2023

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, December 14-20, 2023 by Kyle V. Hiller

The week features a screening of a rare Christmas special, an audio experience all the way from Dublin, holiday festivities at a historic mansion, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:01PM
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

All the Way with F.P.A. by Trav S.D.

November 15 was the birthday of humorist, columnist, radio personality and Algonquin wit Franklin P. Adams (Franklin Pierce Adams, 1881-1960). In his day, Adams was best known as a regular o…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 08:32AM
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchett by Steven Morris

Kirsten Vangsness (Photo by J Doyel Photography) Reviewed by Julyza CommodoreOutside in TheatreThru October 30th Set in 1887 in High Court of Knobbs end, Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchet is s…

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023

‘Hadestown’ Broadway cast to perform in DC as play is added to Library of Congress by News Desk

Tony Award-winning composer Anaïs Mitchell will donate artifacts that represent development of the show all the way up to its Broadway premiere.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: 2013-2023: Favorite Songs and Scores by JK

40 Years of Broadway: 2013-2023: Favorite Songs & Scores Continuing with that third decade (August 20, 2013 - August 19, 2023), I've been thinking of my favorite songs and scores from …

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Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Theater Review: The 12 -- Goodspeed Musicals, CT by Lauren Yarger

  The cast of Goodspeed's THE 12. Photo: Diane Sobolewski The 12 Music and Lyrics by Neil BergBook and Lyrics by Robert SchenkkanDirected by John DoyleGoodspeed Musicals Through Oct. …

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Tuesday, October 3, 2023

The Nacirema Society | Audience Testimonials | Now through October 22 | Goodman Theatre by Goodman Theatre

ICYMI, THE NACIREMA SOCIETY has been extended by popular demand through October 22! Get tickets at and see why audiences are calling it "amazing all the way throug…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:42PM
Tuesday, September 26, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: 2003-2013: Favorite Songs and Scores by JK

40 Years of Broadway: 2003-2013: Favorite Songs & Scores Continuing with that third decade (August 20, 2003 - August 19, 2013), I've been thinking of my favorite songs and scores from …

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