Friday, May 14, 2021

Jeremy Jordan, Christian Borle, Tammy Blanchard & More Will Lead Return of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS have just announced that Tony Award Nominee Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, American Son) will finally be able to take the stage as Seymour, alongside original cast members…

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Jeremy Jordan Is Suddenly Seymour In Off Broadway Hit ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’ by Greg Evans

Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, American Son) will take on the lead role of Seymour when Off Broadway’s Little Shop of Horrors returns to the stage on Sept. 21, joining original cast members Tammy…

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Friday, March 5, 2021

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

Broadway Games: Which Leading Man...? (use each answer only once) A. Ben Platt     B. Steve Kazee     C. Norbert Leo Butz D. Aaron Tveit     E. Danny Burstein F. Matthew James Thom…

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Jeremy Jordan Discusses His 'Well-Rounded' Career on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

The newest episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal includes a chat with Broadway favorite Jeremy Jordan. He plays twins in Hallmark's Mix Up in the Mediterranean, which will air on …

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Amber Ruffin joins writing team for Broadway musical ‘Some Like It Hot’ by Caitlin Huston

Television host and comedian Amber Ruffin has joined the creative team of the Broadway musical “Some Like It Hot.” Ruffin, host of an eponymous show on Peacock, will work with “The Inh…

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Broadway Stage Managers Form Group To Expand BIPOC Opportunities, Plan First Networking Event by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Another step is being taken in Broadway’s efforts to confront its own systemic racism: Broadway & Beyond, founded by stage and production managers of Hadestown, Frozen and A…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Audra McDonald & Steven Pasquale Tapped for COVID-Centric Drama Series The Second Wave by Lindsey Sullivan

The new drama series The Second Wave is joining shows like Love in the Time of Corona, Coastal Elites and Social Distance in addressing the coronavirus pandemic. According to Deadline, this …

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Broadway Games: Word Search: The 2019-2020 Season by JK

Who doesn't love a word search? How about one that is all about Broadway? It's the best of both worlds this week, readers! True, it covers this crazy past season, but still... Standard rules…

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Laurence Fishburne & More Win Emmy Awards Ahead of Broadcast by Lindsey Sullivan

Though the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will air on September 20, numerous awards have been already been announced this week. Broadway alums Jasmine Cephas Jo…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Thursday, June 11, 2020

Cast of AMERICAN SON, Starring Kerry Washington, to Live-Tweet the Broadway Play

The cast of the Broadway play, American Son, will be live-tweeting the play today at 8pm EST. The play, which is currently available to stream on Netflix, stars Kerry Washington, Steven Pa…

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Live Tweet Broadway's American Son With Kerry Washington and More June 11 by Ryan McPhee

The Kenny Leon-helmed Netflix adaptation of the play is part of the streaming service's newly launched Black Lives Matter collection.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

‘American Son’ canceled by Pittsburgh Public Theater due to COVID-19 concerns by Joshua Axelrod / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Both the opening night scheduled for March 13 and the rest of the show’s run have been canceled.

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Musical of the Month: Curtains: The Creative Team by JK

March's Musical of the Month, Curtains had a top-notch creative team. Each one has an impressive resume of credits and awards. For some, this show marked another step on their continuing cr…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

'American Son' explores interracial marriage and raising a black son in 2020 by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Broadway drama comes to the O'Reilly Theater while the film version streams on Netflix

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Monday, February 24, 2020

People You Should Know . . . Mark Junek by Zack Calhoon

MARK JUNEK. George Street Playhouse debut came as Officer Paul Larkin in 2017's American Son. Other credits include Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus and The Performers on Broadway, Fran…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Jeremy Jordan to Take Over as Seymour in Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors by Andy Lefkowitz

Jeremy Jordan is headed somewhere that's green. The Tony-nominated standout will join the off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors as Seymour beginning on March 17. He'll replace Tony …

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Jeremy Jordan to take over role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors revival by Ruth Kinane

There’s a new florist sprouting on Skid Row! On Wednesday, producers of the critically-acclaimed Off Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors announced that Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Supe…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Powerful ‘American Son’ prevails at Zoetic Stage by Aaron Krause

By AARON KRAUSE MIAMI –A black mother expresses a chilling, yet valid concern in American Son, Christopher Demos-Brown’s unflinchingly honest and heartbreaking play about race, set in …

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Zoetic’s American Son Harrowingly Documents Racial Tumult In America Today by Bill Hirschman

American Son at Zoetic Stage doesn’t offer solutions to the complexity of race so much as explore with increasing intensity the exact craggy contours of the gulf. Christopher Demos-Brown…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

AMERICAN SON, FOSSE/VERDON, & More Nominated for Producers Guild Awards

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the Motion Pictures and Television nominees for the 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards. Winners in these categories will be announced at …

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Demos-Brown’s American Son Finally Comes Home To Miamii by Bill Hirschman

When Christopher Demos-Brown’s racially charged drama American Son -- which has played in other cities and bowed on Broadway -- finally opens this week at Zoetic Stage in Miami, it will be…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

VIDEO: Kerry Washington Talks Shooting the AMERICAN SON Film After Performing It on Broadway

Kerry Washington was a guest on Monday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live where she talks about what it was like shooting the movie American Son for Netflix after performing it on Broadwa…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Kerry Washington On Why She’d Take A Role In A Netflix Movie Of The Play ‘American Son’ by Artsjournal2

Washington starred in the play on Broadway. So why take it to Netflix, of all places? Washington: “Not everybody has $200 to go and see a play on Broadway. … The economic diversity of ou…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Review Roundup: What Do Critics Think of AMERICAN SON on Netflix?

Christopher Demos-Brown's popular stage play 'American Son' has been adapted into a Netflix film, which debuted on the streamer November 1. The entire Broadway cast returns to play the roles…

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Wake Up With BWW 11/1: AMERICAN SON on Netflix, and More!

Today's top stories: American Son comes to Netflix today, and more!

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American Son, Starring Kerry Washington, Arrives on Netflix November 1 by Dan Meyer

The cinematic adaptation of Christopher Demos-Brown’s play also stars Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, and Eugene Lee.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Why American Son’s Kerry Washington Gave Out Her Phone Number by Ruthie Fierberg

The Netflix film adaptation of the Broadway play—starring Washington, Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, and Eugene Lee—drops November 1.

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VIDEO: Kerry Washington Talks Taking AMERICAN SON on Broadway to Netflix

Kerry Washington sat down with TODAY's Hoda Kotb Tuesday morning to talk about the Netflix adaption of American Son on Broadway.  The film adaptation will debut on the streamer this Friday…

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Odds & Ends: Watch Kerry Washington & Steven Pasquale in a Stirring Trailer for Netflix's American Son & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Watch Kerry Washington & Steven Pasquale in a Stirring Trailer for Netflix's American Son The first full-length trailer h…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

VIDEO: See Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, & Jeremy Jordan in the AMERICAN SON Trailer

Based on the acclaimed Broadway play, the Netflix Television Event AMERICAN SON tells the story of Kendra Ellis-Connor (Emmy-nominee Kerry Washington), the mother of a missing teenage boy, a…

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