Monday, April 22, 2019

Broadway Grosses: King Kong Inches In with Best Numbers of 2019 by

The team behind King Kong has reason to boast, as a slew of audience members filled the Broadway Theatre this past week to experience the one-of-a-kind musical. Thanks to the holiday weeken…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

#TBT: The 1957 OBCR of West Side Story by JK

With the recent announcement of casting the Sharks and Jets for the film re-make of West Side Story, I was inspired to revisit the original Broadway cast recording. I especially love the re-…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

KING KONG Releases Tickets Through January 12 by BroadwayWorld

A new block of tickets has been released for Broadway's King Kong. Now on sale through January 12, 2020, King Kong is playing at the Broadway Theatre where it opened on Thursday, November 8 …

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17 Border Crossings Opens at NYTW April 15 by Olivia Clement

Thaddeus Phillips returns to the Off-Broadway theatre with a solo play about the lines and barriers that divide the world.

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Look Back at Eartha Kitt in Shinbone Alley on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The production, a musical adaptation of Don Marquis’ Archy and Mehitabel stories, opened at the Broadway Theatre April 13, 1957.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tina—The Tina Turner Musical Sets Broadway Theatre and Dates by Ryan McPhee

Adrienne Warren will reprise her Olivier-nominated performance as the music icon this fall.

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Thaddeus Phillips’ 17 Border Crossings Begins at NYTW by Olivia Clement

Phillips returns to the Off-Broadway theatre with a solo play about the lines and barriers that divide the world.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Go Inside Soho Rep’s 2019 Spring Fête by Marc J. Franklin

The Off-Broadway theatre company celebrated its annual gala, hosted by Fairview’s MaYaa Boateng, at Tribeca Rooftop April 8.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Irish Rep to Honor Bill Clinton at 30th Anniversary Gala by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway theatre will honor the former president for his work on the historic Good Friday Agreement.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Happy Tenth Birthday to Travalanche As You Know It! by Trav S.D.

Huzzah and Many Happy Returns of the Day! Today marks the 10th anniversary of my Stars of Vaudeville series, which is effectively the 10th anniversary of Travalanche. I had actually launched…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Anna Deveare Smith, Sarah Ruhl Among Recipients of Signature Residencies by American Theatre Editors

The two artists will be produced multiple times over a single season at the Off-Broadway theatre; Samuel D. Hunter, Lauren Yee, and collective the Mad Ones will join the Residency 5 program.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Around The U.S.A. in 80 Musicals: Part II: Southeast by JK

Thank you for embracing our new series Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals! This week, we move down South to the 14 states (and D.C.) that make up the American Southeast. From Maryland down to…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Colin Woodell to Star in Dying City at Second Stage by Olivia Clement

Lila Neugebauer will direct Christopher Shinn’s 2008 Pulitzer Prize finalist at the Off-Broadway theatre this spring.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

See Lynn Nottage, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, and More at the Signature Theatre Gala by Marc J. Franklin

The Off-Broadway theatre honored Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat at the March 11 benefit.

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts To Stage ‘The Color Purple’ by News Desk

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present The Color Purple opening Wednesday, March 13 and running until Sunday, May 5. The Color Purple opened at The Broadway Theatre i…

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Selladoor Worldwide re-launch iconic Peterborough venue by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Peterborough's former Broadway Theatre is set to re-launch as the Peterborough New Theatre under the management of Selladoor Worldwide in September 2019. This post Selladoor …

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Photo Coverage: King of Broadway! NYC Celebrates KING KONG With Street Naming! by Jennifer Broski

This afternoon, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped by the Broadway Theatre to celebrate the new King of Broadway, King Kong After a special appearance at the curtain call, Mayor de B…

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Editor’s View: Is Selladoor purchase the last-chance saloon for Peterborough’s Broadway Theatre? by Alistair Smith

The latest chapter in the remarkable saga of the Broadway Peterborough emerged this week with the news that Selladoor Worldwide is to

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Selladoor takes over Peterborough’s troubled Broadway Theatre, promising ‘dynamic and daring work’ by Georgia Snow

Selladoor Worldwide is taking over the operation of the former Broadway Theatre in Peterborough, and will relaunch the venue a year after

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Odds & Ends: Mayor's Office Names 'King Kong Court' Outside the Broadway Theatre & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Mayor's Office Names "King Kong Court" Outside the Broadway Theatre In celebration of the 86th anniversary of the iconic origin…

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NYC Mayor's Office Names King Kong Court Outside The Broadway Theatre by BroadwayWorld

In celebration of the 86th anniversary of the iconic original film of King Kong, the New York City Mayor's Office will recognize the Broadway musical King Kong and its contribution to the cu…

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

AniMalcom review – faithful adaptation of David Baddiel’s children’s bestseller by Clare Brennan

Broadway theatre, Letchworth Garden CityA mischievous menagerie of six actors have fun down on the farm Mother, father, grandfather, big sister and little brother dance around the bed singin…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Christopher Massimine by Zack Calhoon

CHRISTOPHER MASSIMINE is the Chief Executive Officer of NYTF and is responsible for her brand transformation over the last 6 years. Since his arrival to NYTF, seasonal attendance has mo…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Sea Wall/A Life, With Tom Sturridge and Jake Gyllenhaal, Opens at The Public Theater by Olivia Clement

The double bill of solo plays by Simon Stephens and Nick Payne officially opens at the Off-Broadway theatre February 12.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Photo Flash: Broadway In Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre Lights Up Marquee by BroadwayWorld

Yesterday, February 8, Broadway In Chicago's newly named JAMES M. NEDERLANDER THEATRE lit its marquee for the first time. The theatre, located at 24 W. Randolph, honors the late James M. Ned…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

A Monster of a Milestone! King Kong's Christiani Pitts & More Celebrate 100 Performances on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

King Kong celebrated a milestone at the Broadway Theatre on February 6: 100 performances! Stars Eric William Morris, vlogger Christiani Pitts and Erik Lochtefeld as well as director/cho…

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King Kong Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The Australian mega-musical opened November 8 at the Broadway Theatre.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

King Kong to Be Staged at Hard Rock Entertainment Resort in Japan by Andy Lefkowitz

The massively exciting new musical King Kong, currently thrilling crowds at the Broadway Theatre, will soon set up shop in Hokkaido, Japan, reports Forbes. The monster production will b…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Maxine Elliott: The Beauty as Builder by Trav S.D.

Theatre is ephemeral. We often think of architecture as it’s opposite, the most enduing form of human expression, but here is a reminder that it, too, is temporary at best. I’d l…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Studio 54 Documentary to Air on A&E February 11 by Adam Hetrick

The documentary explores the history of the legendary disco nightclub, now a Broadway theatre.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Top New York Stage This Week: Philip Glass’s Cool School, Chill Pills by Mark Beech

This week in New York performing arts, the composer Philip Glass brings Laurie Anderson and Bernard Sumner of the band New Order to Carnegie Hall, while Sharon Van Etten plays the Beacon The…

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