Thursday, June 9, 2022

#196 “Tick… Tick… BOOM!” 2021 (feat. Sideways) by Automatic Episode Import

"They're singing, "Happy birthday" You just wanna lay down and cry..." Grab your birthday candles and your piano because this week we're joined by our good friend Ethan from Sideways to talk…

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Birthday Candles by Automatic Episode Import

Debra Messing (Will & Grace) returns to the stage as Ernestine Ashworth, who spends her 17th birthday agonizing over her insignificance in the universe. Soon enough, it’s her 18th birt…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 12:01AM
Sunday, May 29, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company's Birthday Candles Completes Broadway Run May 29 by Talaura Harms

Debra Messing stars in the limited engagement of Noah Haidle's play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:18AM
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Head to the Underworld to See André De Shields Before His Hadestown Departure by Lindsey Sullivan

With awards season in full swing, spring offerings like The Music Man, Plaza Suite, Six and Funny Girl continue to pack houses. Nevertheless, the long-running, Tony-winning musical Hadestown…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:48PM
Friday, May 20, 2022

All Broadway Theatres to Require Masks Through June 30, Proof of Vaccination Varies - This article is updated regularly with the latest safety protoco by Raven Snook

Although New York City lifted its mask and vaccine mandates on March 7, 2022, the Broadway League has its own COVID-19 safety protocols. On Friday, May 20, the organization announced that: M…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Six, The Music Man, Plaza Suite, Macbeth & More Reign Supreme by Lindsey Sullivan

Awards season is in full swing, and be it a brand new musical or a star-led revival, there is something sure to satisfy every Broadway theatergoer. Both The Music Man, headlined by 2022 Ton…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:42PM

2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced by Lauren Yarger

SIX: Abby Mueller (Jane Seymour), Samantha Pauly (Katherine Howard), Adrianna Hicks (Catherine of Aragon), Andrea Macasaet (Anne Boleyn), Brittney Mack (Anna of Cleves) and Anna Uzele (Cathe…

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 10:53AM
Monday, May 16, 2022

BIRTHDAY CANDLES Starring Debra Messing Begins Final Two Weeks on Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the New York premiere of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle, starring Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, directed by Vivienne Benesch on Sunda…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:15PM
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Tina Bumps Up at the Box Office; Moulin Rouge! Has Rosy Week by Caitlin Moynihan

It was a big week for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, which saw an increase both at the box office and capacity. The musical, starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, brought in $1,065,578 in gross s…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:12PM

Birthday Candles by Barry Gordin

5 Reasons Why Birthday Candles is Worth Celebrating By: Iris Wiener May 9, 2022: In the swiftly-moving, 90-minute Birthday Candles, we see a woman celebrating her birthdays from ages 1…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:00AM
Friday, May 6, 2022

Sharon D Clarke, Myles Frost, Jaquel Spivey & More Win 2022 Theatre World Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

Winners of the the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards have been announced. The awards will be given out at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre on June 6 at 7PM. Theater journalist Pete…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:33PM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Tonys Administration Committee Announces Final Set of Rulings for the 2021-2022 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on May 5 to confirm the eligibility status of 15 Broadway productions for the 2021-2022 season. This was the third and final time the committee…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Why Debra Messing Finds Her New Broadway Role ‘Far More Satisfying’ Than Grace by Gordon Cox

Debra Messing has only been in the Broadway play “Birthday Candles” since March, but in some ways, she feels more deeply connected to her character Ernestine than she felt to the leading…

SOURCE: Variety at 05:00PM

Debra Messing Will Always Defend Her ‘Smash’ Scarves by Automatic Episode Import

Now on Broadway in ‘Birthday Candles,’ the actor talks aging 90 years in 90 minutes, live studio audiences and what she knows about what’s next for ‘Smash.’ Learn more about your a…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 12:01PM

Debra Messing Will Always Defend Her 'Smash' Scarves by Broadway Podcast Network

Now on Broadway in 'Birthday Candles,' the actor talks aging 90 years in 90 minutes, live studio audiences and what she knows about what's next for 'Smash.' Learn more about your ad choices.…

SOURCE: www.podtrac.com at 11:45AM

Enrico Colantoni (‘Birthday Candles’) on playing the lifespan of a man: ‘I’m bringing all of myself to this play’ [Exclusive Video Interview by Sam Eckmann

“I’m bringing all of myself to this play,” explains Enrico Colantoni of the new Broadway show “Birthday Candles.” A veteran of TV series like “Just Shoot Me” and “Veronica Ma…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:30AM
Monday, May 2, 2022

Broadway Theater Review: Birthday Candles with Debra Messing by Lauren Yarger

  From left, Susannah Flood (Alice/Madeline/Ernie),Enrico Colantoni(Kenneth),Debra Messing(ErnestineAshworth),Christopher Livingston(Billy/John),John Earl Jelks(Matt/William),Crystal Finn …

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 04:02PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Lehman Trilogy, Kimberly Akimbo, Harmony Lead Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations by Lauren Yarger

  The Lehman Trilogy, Harmony and Kimberly Akimbo lead nominations for the The Outer Critics Circle Awards honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season. The Lehman Trilogy, …

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 02:32PM
Monday, April 25, 2022

Birthday Candles by Elyse Trevers

Food is often the centerpiece of family holidays and celebrations. In “Birthday Candles”, the new play presented by the Roundabout Theatre Company at the American Airlines Theatre, the s…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 05:08PM

Debra Messing Hasn't Burned Down Broadway in Birthday Candles by Talaura Harms

The actor chatted on Live With Kelly and Ryan about baking a real cake on stage with a real oven.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:37PM

VIDEO: Debra Messing Discusses Baking a Cake Onstage During BIRTHDAY CANDLES on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan

Debra Messing sat down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest this morning to discuss her current Broadway run in Birthday Candles. She discusses the plot of the play and how her character bakes …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:39PM
Friday, April 22, 2022

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf **** Birthday Candles ** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward April 22, 2022: In this theater season when African-American women playwrights such as Lynn Nottage, Dominique Morriseau, Antoinette Chinoye Nwandu and the late Alice Ch…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 05:28PM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Birthday Candles ****, The Patsy **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg Two classic works, “Birthday Candles” at the Roundabout Theatre on Broadway and “The Patsy,” in revival by the Transport Group off Broadway at the Abrons Arts Cen…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:21PM
Saturday, April 16, 2022

This Week on Broadway for April 16, 2022: Harmony: A New Musical by Barry Manilow & Bruce Sussman by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Cyrano de Bergerac @ BAM, Roundabout Theatre Company’s Birthday Candles, The Little Prince, Harmony: A New Musical by Barry…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM

Birthday Candles **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons April 16, 2022: The best thing you can say about Noah Haidle’s Birthday Candles is that it manages to stuff a traditional, long and sappy soap opera, which usuall…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 12:43PM
Friday, April 15, 2022

Birthday Candles by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

"Birthday Candles" also has an unusual theatrical device: we follow Ernestine Ashford from 17 to 107 meeting her on her various birthdays that are depicted.  The other characters come and g…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 10:01PM

Broadway Review: Debra Messing in ‘Birthday Candles’ by Matthew Wexler

A lifetime is portrayed in 90 minutes as Debra Messing gracefully ages a century in the Broadway premiere of "Birthday Candles." The post Broadway Review: Debra Messing in ‘Birthday Candle…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 06:48PM

"A True Gift" | BIRTHDAY CANDLES by Roundabout Theatre Company

BIRTHDAY CANDLES is now on Broadway through May 29: https://bit.ly/candlesbway Emmy Award winner Debra Messing (Will & Grace) comes home to Broadway in the poignant and funny new hit play a…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:42PM

Years fly by but the show drags on in Broadway’s ‘Birthday Candles’ at Roundabout by Deb Miller

Inspired by Thornton Wilder’s The Long Christmas Dinner of 1931 – a 35-minute one-act play tracing five generations through a fast-moving 90 years of Yuletide meals in the family dining …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:54PM

Birthday Candles by Sandi Durell

By Sandi Durell . . . The effervescence of life . . .  we repeat rituals, saying the same little dogmas and platitudes to family and friends as if laid down in stone hoping to influence as …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 01:34PM

Class Notes: From “Birthday Candles,” Crystal Finn by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Crystal Finn, from “Birthday Candles” CRYSTAL FINN (Joan/Alex/Beth). Broadway debut. Also at Roundabout: Bobbie Clearly and Kingdom Come. New York…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 12:00PM

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