Sunday, November 26, 2023

Exclusive: Oh My Pod U Guys- Brandon Contreras Has Sparkles In Their Tummy

From the original Broadway cast of Almost Famous to starring in Titanique, Brandon Contreras really is that girl!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:00PM
Sunday, October 22, 2023

My Broadway Review: "Musical "Back To The Future" by Frank Rizzo

Yogi Berra said the future ain’t what it used to be. We know how he feels. The Broadway arrival of the West End hit “Back to the Future” continues the march of Hollywood brand extensio…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 04:02PM
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Tom Kitt and Cameron Crowe to Redevelop Almost Famous at Eugene O’Neill Theater Center by Margaret Hall

The new residency comes after the musical's run on Broadway last season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:55PM

Workshop Residency for Tom Kitt and Cameron Crowe's ALMOST FAMOUS to Take Place at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center

Discover the news about Eugene O’Neill Theater Center hosting a workshop residency for the Tony-nominated musical Almost Famous.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:37PM
Tuesday, October 3, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: By Request: Differences of Opinion by JK

40 Years of Broadway: By Request: Differences of Opinion  Before we started our celebration I asked you to make suggestions of the kinds of things we should post about. You had a lot of r…

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Monday, October 2, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers by JK

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers I've been so fortunate to see some of the greatest stage designs of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Many of the master in…

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Thursday, September 14, 2023

‘Back to the Future: The Musical’ Star Casey Likes Reveals Michael J. Fox’s Amazing Opening Night Advice by Brent Lang

Casey Likes fully expected to be performing on Broadway this year, but the plan was for him to be riding shotgun with Stillwater instead of sitting behind the wheel of a DeLorean. He’d app…

SOURCE: Variety at 11:38AM
Thursday, August 24, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: The Things I've Picked Up Along the Way by JK

40 Years of Broadway: 5 Things I've Learned Slave Play and Be More Chill Learn some history. Sorry, young readers out there, but musical theater did not start with Be More Chill, an…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Back to the Future: The Musical by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

"Back to the Future: The Musical," the time travel adventure, joins a long line of problematic screen to stage musicalizations which do not improve on the originals in any way. Joining the l…

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Saturday, August 12, 2023

Almost Famous by Michael Portantiere

Original Broadway Cast, 2022 (Masterworks Broadway) Meet the semi-jukebox musical: Almost Famous, based on the film about a 1970s rock band and the teen journalist William (Casey Likes) who …

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Thursday, August 3, 2023

My Variety Review: 'Back to the Future: The Musical" by Frank Rizzo

Yogi Berra said the future ain’t what it used to be. We know how he feels. The Broadway arrival of the West End hit “Back to the Future” continues the march of Hollywood brand extensio…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 10:13PM
Friday, July 28, 2023

2023 - 2024 Broadway Musical Logos: Back to the Future by JK

2023 - 2024 Broadway Musical Logo:>>>>Back to the Future: The Musical<<<< If it ain't broke, don't fix it, right?  The Back to the Future logo is nearly as iconic as…

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Thursday, July 20, 2023

Solea Pfeiffer to Join Cast of Hadestown by Caitlin Hornik

Solea Pfeiffer will take over the role of Eurydice in Hadestown beginning August 15. Pfeiffer succeeds Eva Noblezada, who originated the role on Broadway and will depart the production on A…

SOURCE: at 04:49PM
Friday, July 14, 2023

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal Earns 2023 New York Emmy Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the weekly nationally-syndicated, Broadway-focused TV program, co-produced by’s parent company the John Gore Organization, has been honor…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2023

This Tony Award-winning actor is set to star in ‘Harry Clarke’ at Berkeley Rep by Lily Janiak

Billy Crudup, known for his work in “Almost Famous” and “The Morning Show,” reprises his off-Broadway role. 

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 03:00PM

“All About Making Things”: An Exclusive Interview with Matthew C. Yee (Part I) by Susanna Sun

A personal interview with the visionary and multi-talented Matthew C. Yee reveals exclusive insights into his musical Lucy and Charlie’s Honeymoon, directed by Amanda Dehnert and currently…

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Monday, July 10, 2023

For Solea Pfeiffer, Ophelia May Be Her Most Personal Role Yet by Leah Putnam

She’s played Evita and Penny Lane in Almost Famous. Now she's playing someone who is mixed race and demanding to be heard—much like herself.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:43PM
Sunday, June 11, 2023

Winners of the 2023 Tony Awards Announced by

The 76th annual Tony Awards were presented on June 11, 2023 at New York City's United Palace. Find out who took home trophies on Broadway's biggest night! Winners of the 2023 Tony Awards ar…

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Saturday, June 10, 2023

Broadway Jukebox: A 2023 Tony Awards Party Playlist

Enjoy songs from sone of the Tony nominated show sof the season, including: Some Like It Hot, Shucked, Parade, & Juliet, Into the Woods, Kimberly Akimbo, KPOP, Almost Famous, and more!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:07AM
Friday, June 9, 2023

Casey Likes & bwaySHO Go Back To The Future! by bwaySHO

Heading back to the future & re-creating this iconic moment with @justcaseylikes! Who else can’t wait for Back to the Future coming to Broadway & loved seeing him in Almost Famous? Thank…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:30AM
Monday, June 5, 2023

Tony Nominees Tom Kitt and Cameron Crowe Reflect on the 'Wild Ride' of Almost Famous by Margaret Hall

Get an insider's look at the Almost Famous Original Broadway Cast Recording listening party.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM
Sunday, June 4, 2023

In his own words, Cameron Crowe encapsulates his ‘Almost Famous’ experience by Cameron Crowe

The Oscar-winning screenwriter and Tony Award-nominated lyricist exposes what it was like to turn his life into a movie and then a musical.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:01PM
Friday, June 2, 2023

Photos: See Cameron Crowe, Tom Kitt & More at the ALMOST FAMOUS Cast Recording Listening Party

See photos from the Almost Famous Original Cast Recording Listening Party, celebrating Cameron Crowe and Tom Kitt’s 2023 Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:02PM
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Almost Famous | 2023 Tony Award Nominee by The Tony Awards

The year is 1973 and it’s all happening. Led Zeppelin is king, Richard Nixon is President, and idealistic 15-year-old William Miller is an aspiring music journalist. When Rolling Stone mag…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:21PM
Monday, May 29, 2023

The 2023 JKTS Awards by JK

The 2023 JKTS Awards It's that time of year once again! Here are the things that stood out to us - some serious, some just for fun. Why not "award" them? Maverick Award Justin David Su…

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Friday, May 19, 2023

2022 - 2023 Season Wrap-up: Broadway Logos - The Best and the Worst by JK

2022 - 2023 Season Wrap-up:  Broadway Logos - The Best and the Worst We make it no secret that we love Broadway show art and advertising campaigns here at JK's TheatreScene. And we are thr…

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Thursday, May 11, 2023

Stars in the House Will Host Broadway Almost Famous Reunion, Including 10-Song Concert by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Cameron Crowe, Tom Kitt, Casey Likes, Solea Pfeiffer and more will join the streaming series hosted by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:18PM

The Cast of ALMOST FAMOUS Will Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE Next Week

“Stars In The House” co-hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley are reuniting the cast of Almost Famous the Musical after their run on Broadway last fall.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:18AM
Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Almost Famous Reunion Jam!! | Stars in the House, 5/15/23 @ 8 PM ET by Stars In The House

With Gerard Canonico, Julia Cassandra, Rob Colletti, Brandon Contreras, Cameron Crowe, Drew Gehling, Tom Kitt, Claire Kwon, Anika Larsen, Casey Likes, Danny Lindgren, Erica Mansfield, Alisa …

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:20PM

2022 - 2023 Season Trend: On Stage Logos by JK

Trends of the 2022/2023 Broadway Season: On Stage Logos Now that the season is behind us, pre-Tonys time is when we like to look at recurring trends. Being the show art lover that I am, I…

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Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
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Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater