Wednesday, June 16, 2021

‘Farcical fun all the way’: The Three Musketeers… attempted by Foolhardy (Online review) by Louise Penn

Heavily promoted on the strength of Robert Lindsay’s involvement in the cast, this audio-animated adaptation of The Three Musketeers owes more to parody and pastiche than any serious attem…

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

BWW Exclusive: This Year's KRISTI Awards Were Smooth Sailing for Kristin Chenoweth and KCBBC

“WE DID IT!” could be heard all the way from Broken Arrow, OK Sunday night. And the person yelling it the loudest was Kristin Chenoweth. Read on to learn all about the 2021 Kristi Awards…

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

Director, actor see ‘Hold These Truths’ as tool to help Asians counter fear and hate by Lily Janiak

The story of Gordon Hirabayashi, who fought his World War II internment all the way to the Supreme Court, is no mere artifact.

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Sooo, How Was Your Weekend?? by The Late Late Show With James Corden

It's Monday and James wants to know how the big Late Late Show cycling adventure (did everyone show up?) and Hagar's nude beach experience (did she go?!) went. After, James says hello to one…

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Felix Wehrle: The Elastic Skin Man by Trav S.D.

Felix Wehrle (1858-1933) was born in Mount Ida, Wisconsin and discovered in his youth that he possessed the unsettling ability to stretch his skin in great bunches and tug it like taffy. Eve…

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Tony and Emmy Winner Billy Porter on Pose, Cinderella & More: 'I'm Doing Everything, Child' by Lindsey Sullivan

The newest episode of Broadway Profiles features an interview with Tony and Emmy winner Billy Porter. He spoke with Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek about playing Pray Tell on Po…

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

S*P*A*Minar | Props and the Abbey Theatre with Eimer Murphy, Sunday May 16th at 2:00 p.m. EDT by Michael Eddy

In this month’s The Society of Properties Artisan Managers’ S*P*A*Minar, they’re welcoming Eimer Murphy all the way from Dublin. This will take place on Sunday, May 16th at 2:00 p.m. E…

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

EP 34-Summer on Broadway’s ANISSA FELIX by Elizabeth Wheless

Started out with a relaxer every six weeks from her mom throughout her childhood all the way up until after high school. After she moved to college at the University of Mary Washington, she …

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Friday, April 16, 2021

Ep 16 – Rob McClure: “Filming Vampire Movies in the Woods” by Elizabeth Wheless

Rob McClure is a mother f***ing FIXTURE on Broadway. There is something infectious about the way this guy talks about theatre. A perpetual childlike wonder and amazement geared toward everyt…

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Odds & Ends: RuPaul's Drag Race Star Alyssa Edwards to Sashay to the West End by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Alyssa Edwards to Bring Alyssa, Memoirs of a Queen! to London Sashay all the way across the pond! RuPaul's Drag Race star A…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

People You Should Know . . . Ryan McCurdy by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Jody Christopherson) RYAN McCURDY is a multi-disciplinary performer, writer, and producer who has worked extensively on both coasts and across the United States. As an actor-musi…

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Pandemic Diary March 2021: Team Good Boy by Nicole Serratore

Spring is springing and unlike last year which was a profoundly silent time…this year New York City is full of revving motorcycles.  My dearest friend from college had a baby and despite…

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Saturday, March 27, 2021

Review: Bullets Over Broadway by Frank

Marin Mazzie in Bullets Over Broadway (©Paul Kolnik) Imagine a splashy Broadway musical comedy based on a beloved film, written by its original creator who once toiled for Sid Caesar on Y…

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Ep 13 – Andrew Kober: “I Like The Idea of Being Mysterious” by Elizabeth Wheless

Andrew Kober has been in every Broadway musical ever. Okay, well, not really. But he’s been in many of them. One of the workingest actors in the game. So of course we all know that he’s …

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Michael Urie to Star in Michael Mayer's Single All the Way on Netflix by Caitlin Moynihan

Holiday plans are in full swing thanks to this news! According to Variety, stage favorite Michael Urie is set to star in a new gay holiday rom-com directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer. Sing…

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Michael Urie Will Lead Netflix Holiday LGBTQIA+ Rom-Com Single All the Way by Dan Meyer

Tony-winning director Michael Mayer is also attached to the project.

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

RAIN - A Tribute to the Beatles Returns to Salt Lake City this April at the Maverik Center by Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles

Together longer than the Beatles, RAIN – A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES will bring the greatest hits to life, from Ed Sullivan all the way to Abbey Road. This mind-blowing performance takes you …

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? by JK

 Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? A. Laura Benanti      B. Victoria Clark     C. Patti LuPone D. Audra McDonald     E. Jessie Mueller      F. Donna Murphy     G. …

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Came First? by JK

Broadway Games: Which Happened First? We made it through another week! Here's a new game to get your Broadway brain going! How To Play: Put each list in the order in which they occurred. …

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Wayne Morris: Quarterbacks and Cockpits by Trav S.D.

Folks might remember Wayne Morris (1914-1959) somewhat better if his life hadn’t been cut short by a heart attack at age 45. He’d been a moderately well known star for decades, never plu…

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

"Hit Songs" From Broadway Misfires: Promising Opening Numbers by JK

Picture it. You are settled into your seat in a Broadway theater, the room abuzz, the energy is one of great expectation. You are at a "highly anticipated" new musical, written by an accompl…

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Kristin Chenoweth Celebrates Kamala Harris With New Take on 'Popular' by Dan Meyer

Wicked's original Glinda traveled all the way from Oz in hopes of meeting the new veep.

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Becoming More Whole Each Day by The Ensemblist

by Paloma Garcia-Lee …

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Call Answered: Phil Geoffrey Bond: Sondheim Unplugged, Feinstein's/54 Below, 54 Below Premieres by Adam Rothenberg

Phil Geoffrey Bond is the creator of Sondheim Unplugged, Feinstein’s/54 Below long-running series (10 years and counting) featuring some of Broadway and cabaret's most dynamic voices, acco…

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Friday, December 11, 2020

Composer Matthew Sklar and Scribe Bob Martin on Building a Prom Movie for the Masses by Beth Stevens

Oh, by gosh, by golly, it’s time for mistletoe and holly, but if you turn to Netflix starting on December 11, it’s also time for promposals and corsages. That’s because director/produc…

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Barre, humbug! Can ballet put a spin on Charles Dickens in new film? by Sanjoy Roy

Russell Maliphant places movement front and centre of A Christmas Carol and dance is also boosting screen successes like Lovers Rock and Giri/Haji Dance and cinema have a common source. The …

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One That Got Away: A Bronx Tale: The Musical by JK

The 2016 - 2017 Broadway season was somewhat remarkable for me in that I managed to miss seven new musicals that opened. Seven. I'm not sure why that is, aside from the fact that so many mu…

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Monday, November 23, 2020

‘This Zoom Life’ could be the the best comedy web series since COVID by John Stoltenberg

These days, in lieu of live scripted comedy, I’ve learned to feel lucky whenever I find online theater that gets me LOLing all alone. To be honest, that happens rarely, and never all the w…

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Call Answered: Avaah Blackwell: Actress, Star Trek: Discovery, Jupiter's Legacy by Adam Rothenberg

Avaah Blackwell is a multilingual actress, stunt performer and producer. She is a film buff and lover of horses. Avaah is back on Star Trek: Discovery for its third season as Osnullus & …

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Bake Off Extra's Tom Allen: 'I wanted to be an actor – but it turned out I was just gay' by Ryan Gilbey

As he publishes a moving memoir, the comedian and Bake Off contestant tormentor talks about homophobic heckles, still living with his parents – and why he’s never been in love In a deser…

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Friday, October 16, 2020

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