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Wednesday, June 26, 2024

At This Theater: The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre by JK

Opening in 1927 as the Royale Theatre, the house was renamed the John Golden for a few years (the John Golden today is one door down now, of course), then back to the Royale for 65 years. Th…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:32AM
Thursday, June 20, 2024

2024 Tony Nominees for Best Book, Score, and Orchestrations by BroadwayWorld

What is a musical without its music? Just a play... and while plays are great too, nothing says Broadway quite like a new musical. A handful of composers and orchestrators were singled out t…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:54PM
Friday, April 26, 2024

Christopher Ryan Grant, Van Hughes, Patti Murin to Lead The Ballad of Johnny and June at La Jolla by Darryn King

Christopher Ryan Grant, Van Hughes and Patti Murin will lead La Jolla Playhouse's world premiere of the new musical The Ballad of Johnny and June, about the country music stars Johnny Cash a…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:32PM
Friday, April 19, 2024

Broadway Games: Where Haven't We Seen You Before II by JK

 Broadway Games: Where Haven't We Seen You Before: This week's game asks you to pick the one show each Broadway luminary below didn't work on. 1. Jason Robert Brown A. Broadway: The La…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:36AM
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Solea Pfeiffer Will Join College Of New Jersey to Celebrate Jason Robert Brown

The College of New Jersey's Lyric Theatre will present 'A Jason Robert Brown Celebration,' with special guest, Broadway's Solea Pfeiffer (Hadestown, Almost Famous, Songs For A New World) on …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:52AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Isaac Powell, Charlotte MacInnes and Ben Levi Ross Will Lead Gatsby at the A.R.T. by Darryn King

The world-premiere musical Gatsby, the new adaptation of the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald with music by Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine, has its cast. The show will begin performanc…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Emmy Award-Winner Billy Crudup to Star in ‘Harry Clarke’ in London’s West End by Belaid S

Billy Crudup, renowned for his roles in ‘The Morning Show’ and ‘Almost Famous,’ is set to take the stage in

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 05:07AM
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…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:33AM
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…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:55AM
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…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 03:35PM
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 …

SOURCE: castalbumreviews.com at 02:22PM
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…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:55AM
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: Broadway.com 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 Broadway.com’s parent company the John Gore Organization, has been honor…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:49PM
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…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 01:28PM
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 Broadway.com

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…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:49PM
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 Subscription at 12:01PM

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