Saturday, January 22, 2022

Veronica Swift at Blue Note by Sandi Durell

By Andrew Poretz . . . Whatever you do, don’t label Veronica Swift.  The enormously talented Swift, only 27, has been on a meteoric rise in the world of vocal jazz for some years.  Growi…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:11AM
Thursday, January 20, 2022

The 2022 Kent School District Rally for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by The 5th Avenue Theatre

2022 marks The 5th Avenue Theatre’s sixth year of proudly supporting the Kent School District’s Rally for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year, the rally is led by a team of passi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:10PM

‘I am trying to paint pictures in the heads of the audience’: Debs Newbold on the power of sound in Lost in Blue by Featured Content

Lost in Blue, the gripping story of a man in a coma as told by the daughter who helped to put him there, comes to London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre in February. In the first of our two-par…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 05:06AM
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

ReView: Jeff Harnar @ Blue Strawberry 01/14/22 by Katie McGrath

Jeff Harnar “I Know Things Now” The Blue Strawberry, St. Louis, MO January 14, 2022 By Katie McGrath Stephen Sondheim devotees and neophytes alike were given the opportunity to experienc…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 02:50PM
Monday, January 17, 2022

‘How lucky was I?’: The Good Fight’s Christine Baranski on Sondheim, stardom and snobbery by Hadley Freeman

As she prepares to star in the new ‘American Downton’, the 69-year-old actor talks about her blue-collar roots, her friendship with Stephen Sondheim — and the pleasures of late-career …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:03AM
Saturday, January 15, 2022

10 fun and funny shows to brighten up Blue Monday by Kitty Underwood

it's been a pretty cold couple of weeks and we've all got a touch of that post-Christmas feeling. But this Monday doesn't have to be blue!  The post 10 fun and funny shows to brighten up Bl…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 02:55PM
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Broadway Games: Marquee Mash-up! by JK

With Broadway back, those marquee installers are starting to get pretty busy. As you probably know, the giant billboard over the Winter Garden Theatre had a logo reboot, when The Music Man …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 04:48PM

New Broadway Theatre to be Constructed in NYC's Theatre District

Big Dreamer Productions has announced it has joined forces with film producer, Blue Heron Films to create The Immersive Arts Fund. The joint $150 million fund will result in the creation o…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:45PM
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

30 Years In, Blue Man Group Stays On Track - And Offbeat by Lee Seymour

Despite the ongoing pandemic, this $100 million pop-art show continues to evolve.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:30AM
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Odds & Ends: Tim Rice Says Team Is in Place for Chess Broadway Revival by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. A Chess Revival May Be Coming to Broadway Tony-winning lyricist Tim Rice revealed on a recent episode of his podcast Get O…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:54PM

PHOTOS: Behind the scenes with Debs Newbold rehearsing Lost in Blue by Featured Content

Writer and performer Debs Newbold brings her acclaimed one-woman show Lost in Blue to London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre next month. Sneak a peek behind the scenes as she blends storytellin…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 04:00AM
Monday, January 10, 2022

Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew Shifts Broadway Opening by Caitlin Moynihan

Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew has delayed its Broadway opening night. The production will now open on January 26 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre after begi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:12PM
Sunday, January 9, 2022

The week in theatre: Force Majeure; Folk – review by Kate Kellaway

Donmar Warehouse; Hampstead Theatre Downstairs, LondonOne false move tears a family apart in a superb adaptation of Ruben Östlund’s avalanche film. And folk song collector Cecil Sharp mee…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:33AM
Saturday, January 8, 2022

ReView: Steve Brammeier @ Blue Strawberry by Katie McGrath

Steve Brammeier Songs that Found Me Blue Strawberry St. Louis, MO December 19, 2021 By Katie McGrath The opening lines of Steve Brammeier’s first song in his new, autobiographic show, “S…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 10:23PM
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Careers in Theatre Education and Participation - Insider Panel I TheatreCraft 2021 by Official London Theatre

TheatreCraft takes an inside look at ‘Careers in Theatre Education and Participation’ live at the Royal Opera House. Join Shereen Jasmin Phillips (Young Vic) Jo Sadler-Lovett (Blue Eleph…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:53AM

NEWS: One-woman show Lost in Blue transfers to London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre by Featured Content

After award-winning success at the Edinburgh Fringe and on tour, one-woman show Lost in Blue, written and performed by Debs Newbold, transfers to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre for its first…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 04:00AM
Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Trouble in Mind's Michael Zegen on How The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Is Like Theater by Lindsey Sullivan

Michael Zegen, who is known for his roles on television in Rescue Me, Boardwalk Empire and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, is back on Broadway in Alice Childress' Trouble in Mind, playing acco…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM
Monday, December 27, 2021

Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew, Starring Phylicia Rashad, Arrives on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew is beginning its Broadway engagement. The new play starts preview performances on December 27 and officially opens on January 19, 2022 at Manhattan …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:42PM

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 12/25/21 by Broadway.com

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Broadway.com Editor-i…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:18AM
Friday, December 24, 2021

15 Questions in 15 Minutes that don’t go wrong with Chris Lanceley from ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages by Deb Miller

Since moving to the US, British-born and NYC-based Chris Lanceley from Liverpool, who has appeared on network television (FBI; Blue Bloods) and Off-Broadway, is either “a terrible actor”…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:14PM

Broadway Games: Merry Christmas! by JK

We here at JKTS wish you and yours the happiest of holidays! To celebrate, we have a (simple) game: match the picture to the show and the holiday song that goes with it. Good luck! Broadwa…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:03AM
Thursday, December 23, 2021

Catch Up with Michael Zegen, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York C…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:33AM
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Dominique Morisseau and Ruben Santiago-Hudson | Skeleton Crew on Broadway by Manhattan Theatre Club

“This cast is legendary.” Playwright Dominique Morisseau and director Ruben Santiago-Hudson share what excites them most about the Broadway premiere of Skeleton Crew. Learn more at www.…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:06PM

Theatre Review: ‘The Kinsey Sicks’ Oy Vey in a Manger’ at Theater J by Mary Ann Johnson

There are questions that need to be answered: Do you like your humor raucous? Rowdy? Completely irreverent? Topical? Sarcastic? Wry? Ironic? Punny? Unabashedly blue? Delivered with panache a…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 10:33AM
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Goodbye, Steve Trimboli (of Goodbye Blue Monday) by Trav S.D.

I just learned of the passing of Steve Trimboli (Stephen Paul Trimboli), reportedly of a massive stroke on the night before Thanksgiving. We weren’t friends IRL (just social media), and I …

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 12:24PM
Monday, December 20, 2021

Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew Delays Broadway Bow by Caitlin Moynihan

Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew has shifted its Broadway dates due to company members testing positive for COVID-19. The production will now begin preview performances on December 27…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:36PM

Nina Simone Bio-Musical Little Girl Blue Will Arrive Off-Broadway by Talaura Harms

The show, written by and starring Laiona Michelle, will play New World Stages.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:03PM
Friday, December 17, 2021

LITTLE GIRL BLUE to Open at New World Stages February 2022

Little Girl Blue, a musical inspired by Nina Simone’s life, written by and starring Laiona Michelle (Amazing Grace, Book of Mormon, American Hero), will open for a limited run engagemen…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:49AM

Broadway Games: Broadway in the News by JK

Lots happened on Broadway this past week. Have you been paying attention? BROADWAY GAMES: Broadway in the News 1. An original musical, Flying Over Sunset, opened on Broadway this week. I…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:33AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Nina Simone Biomusical, Little Girl Blue, to Play Off-Broadway; Tickets Now on Sale by Caitlin Moynihan

A new biomusical about the life of musician and civil rights activist Nina Simone is heading off-Broadway. Little Girl Blue will play at New World Stages with performances beginning on Febr…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:18PM
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Lehman Trilogy Announces Cast for Los Angeles Premiere by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced Los Angeles run of The Lehman Trilogy has found its cast. The production, directed by Sam Mendes, will play a limited engagement at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson T…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:24PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre