Friday, October 22, 2021

Stage and Screen Star Peter Scolari Dies at 66 by Caitlin Moynihan

Stage and screen star Peter Scolari, a Broadway alum and Emmy winner, died on October 22 following a two-year battle with cancer, according to Deadline. He was 66. Born in New York in 1955…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:48PM

Peter Scolari, Emmy-Winning Star of Stage and Screen, Dies at 66 by Andrew Gans

Mr. Scolari's New York stage credits included Lucky Guy, Bronx Bombers, Wicked, Hairspray, and The True.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:04PM

Emmy-Winner Peter Scolari Passes Away at 66

Peter Scolari's Broadway credits included The Wizard in Wicked, Wilbur Turnblad in Hairspray, Yogi in Bronx Bombers, and Michael Daly in Lucky Guy. He was also seen in Magic/Bird, Sly Fox, a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:28PM

Peter Scolari, Emmy-Winning Screen and Stage Vet, Dies at 66

Scolari's Broadway appearances include Hairspray, Wicked, and Bronx Bombers.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM
Monday, July 27, 2020

Tony Nominee Christopher Jackson to Perform Benefit Concert Live from New World Stages by Lindsey Sullivan

Here comes the general! In addition to watching Christopher Jackson as George Washington in Hamilton on Disney+ or in Hulu's We Are Freestyle Love Supreme documentary, fans of the smooth-v…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:06PM
Monday, December 4, 2017

“Mr. October” Reggie Jackson Joins ‘Damn Yankees’ Benefit Concert by Jeremy Gerard

Retired New York Yankees right fielder and self-proclaimed “straw that stirs the drink” Reggie Jackson has joined the cast of the Damn Yankees Benefit Concert Reading slated f…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:07PM
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Watch Neil Patrick Harris & Ramin Karimloo Belt the National Anthem at Yankee Stadium by Broadway.com

The New York Yankees' 2017 post-season games have been offering up an exciting platform for Broadway talent, and it has paid off in spades, for baseball and theater fans alike. On Octobe…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:54AM
Monday, October 9, 2017

Lilla Crawford, Sydney Lucas to Headline 'AMERICAN SCOREBOARD' Reading of Betsy DeVos Hearing by BroadwayWorld

AMERICAN SCOREBOARD The Trump Administration will present the next installment of its series of live dramatic political readings on Monday, October 23rd from 700 p.m. to 820 p.m. at Pace Uni…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:54AM
Monday, May 22, 2017

Exclusive! Peter Scolari Will Lead A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

Peter Scolari will lead the cast of the Muny's production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as Pseudolus, Broadway.com has learned exclusively. Gary Griffin directs the S…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:05PM
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Spotlight On...John Racioppo by Michael Block

Name: John RacioppoHometown: Toronto, Ontario, CanadaEducation: Brown University & London Academy of Dramatic ArtSelect Credits: New York: Breathing Time (Fault Line Theatre), She Stoops…

SOURCE: TheaterInTheNow at 12:23PM
Monday, July 18, 2016

People You Should Know . . . John Racioppo by Zack Calhoon

John Racioppo (pronounced ra - chop - oh) is an actor, composer, and filmmaker who is currently based in New York. Originally from Toronto, Canada, he has spent much of his adult life in the…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:52PM
Monday, March 21, 2016

Stars and the City: Peter Scolari’s New York by Dei Lewison

Beloved actor Peter Scolari (Girls, Bronx Bombers, Lucky Guy) recently joined the cast of Wicked, where he plays The Wizard.   I first saw New York City through the thunderstruck eyes o…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 04:06PM
Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Congratulotions! Carrie St. Louis & More Begin Performances in Wicked on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Rejoicify! Carrie St. Louis will step into Glinda's bubble in Broadway's Wicked on February 2, replacing Kara Lindsay. Peter Scolari is also set to begin performances in the producti…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:42AM
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Timothy Olyphant & More Tapped for Kenneth Lonergan's Hold On to Me Darling Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Emmy nominee Timothy Olyphant will star in the previously announced world premiere of Kenneth Lonergan’s Hold On to Me Darling. Also signing on are Adelaide Clemens, Tony nominee Jonat…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:33PM
Thursday, January 21, 2016

Rejoicify! Two-Time Tony Winner Judy Kaye, Carrie St. Louis & More Tapped for Wicked on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Thrillifying news from Broadway's Wicked! Two-time Tony winner Judy Kaye will begin performances as Madame Morrible in the long-running tuner on February 16. Meanwhile, on February 2, Ca…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:16PM
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Dave Thomas Brown & More Set for New York Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Dave Thomas Brown, who recently appeared off-Broadway in the musical adaptation of Heathers, will star in the New York premiere of Matthew Lopez’s The Legend of Georgia McBride. The MC…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:45AM
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

World Premiere of Iowa Off-Broadway Will Star Jill Shackner, Karyn Quackenbush & More by Broadway.com

The cast is now set for the previously announced world premiere of Iowa, a new musical play by Jenny Schwartz featuring music by Todd Almond and lyrics by both. Ken Rus Schmoll will direct a…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:56PM
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

BWW TV: The Year that Was- Celebrating the Plays of 2014! by BroadwayWorld TV

It has been an epic year for Broadway, with a whopping twenty-four plays having opened in 2014. Before we get wrapped up in the theatre season ahead, BroadwayWorld wants to stop and salute t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:01AM
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Producer Talks with Emmy-Award Winning Michelle Wendth of “HA! The Musical” by Glenn Quentin

You ever been curious about what happens behind the scenes in the world of stand-up comedians? Ever wondered how some of them are so flipping funny, or whether there’s something they&…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 05:27PM
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Odds & Ends: Full Cast Announced for Justin Long's WTF Play, SJP Goes From Sex to Crime & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. WTF's Living on Love, Starring Justin Long, Announces Full Cast and Creative The full cast and creative team is now s…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:50PM
Friday, June 20, 2014

The 2013 - 2014 Box Office Final Summarry by JK

#1The numbers are in, and the 2013 - 2014 Broadway season showed gains in all three indicators (attendance, grosses and playing weeks)  For more about the record books, click HERE.…

SOURCE: JK's TheatreScene at 09:00AM
Friday, June 13, 2014

Box Office: 2013 - 2014 Season: Quarter 4 by JK

#1 Again!The numbers are in and the entire 2013-2014 Broadway Season was one for the record books, in terms of the box office.  Below, all 41 shows that played during the last 13 weeks …

SOURCE: JK's TheatreScene at 10:13PM
Sunday, June 8, 2014

ACT ONE's Beowulf Boritt Wins Tony for Best Scenic Design of a Play by BroadwayWorld

ACT ONE's Beowulf Boritt has won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play. Act One marks Boritt's LCT debut. His Broadway credits include The Scottsboro Boys Tony nomination, Son…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:48PM
Thursday, May 8, 2014

Bill Dawes & More Set For Stephen Belber's The Muscles in Our Toes Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The complete cast is set for the previously announced New York premiere of Stephen Belber’s The Muscles in Our Toes. Bill Dawes, who recently appeared on Broadway in Bronx Bombers, wil…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:42PM
Monday, April 28, 2014

Lisa Joyce & More Join Mary McCann for Our New Girl at Atlantic Theater Company by Ryan McPhee

Lisa Joyce, CJ Wilson and Henry Kelemen will appear in the U.S. premiere of Nancy Harris’ Our New Girl as Annie, Richard and Daniel respectively, alongside the previously ann…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:12PM
Monday, April 21, 2014

Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill by Jeff Miele

One of the last minute additions to the theater season, “Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill” was quickly added after the abrupt closing of “Bronx Bombers” in March. The play opene…

SOURCE: BroadwayAudience.com at 10:26PM
Monday, April 7, 2014

Saul Williams, Tonya Pinkins & Christopher Jackson to Star in Tupac Shakur Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me by Ryan McPhee

Holler if ya hear them! The cast is now set for the upcoming Broadway musical Holler If Ya Hear Me. Tony winner Tonya Pinkins, award-winning slam poet Saul Williams, Christopher Jackson…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:37AM
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Harlem Just Got Hotter! Christopher Jackson to Join After Midnight on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Harlem's hottest nightclub is about to get hotter. Christopher Jackson will join the cast of After Midnight from April 5 through 20 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Jackson will take over…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:37PM

Christopher Jackson to Join Cast of AFTER MIDNIGHT on 4/5 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Christopher Jackson In the Heights, Memphis, Bronx Bombers will join the cast of After Midnight from April 5-20. He will replace Everett Bradley, who will de…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:15PM
Friday, March 28, 2014

CASA VALENTINA, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, THE SNOW GEESE, BRONX BOMBERS and More Among 2013-14 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award Winners by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Communications Group TCG, the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling 1,108,000…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:45PM
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

VIDEO: Broadway's Peter Scolari Competes on CHOPPED Tournament of Stars, 3/30 by TV News Desk

Star of stage and screen, Peter Scolari, most recently seen on Broadway in Bronx Bombers, will vie for the final spot in the finale of CHOPPED's Tournament of Stars, airing this Sunday on Fo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:57AM

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