Saturday, March 27, 2021

Review: Bullets Over Broadway by Frank

Marin Mazzie in Bullets Over Broadway (©Paul Kolnik) Imagine a splashy Broadway musical comedy based on a beloved film, written by its original creator who once toiled for Sid Caesar on Y…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Creatives by JK

Last week's Musical of the Month column focused on what has become of the original cast of Hairspray since they took Broadway by storm during the summer of 2002. This week, we'll take a loo…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Mrs. Doubtfire's Casey Garvin by JK

We have been fans of this month's Standing @ Zero hero since his days in the off-Broadway revival of Bare. Since then, his career has really taken off, with regional theater credits includi…

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Nick Cordero Memorial Tribute Special To Feature Actor’s Broadway Castmates by Greg Evans

Castmates of the late Nick Cordero from such stage productions as A Bronx Tale, Bullets Over Broadway, The Toxic Avenger, Rock of Ages and Waitress will take part in a special memorial tribu…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Watch the August Episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, Featuring Daveed Diggs & More by

The newest episode of the monthly series Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal is here! Hosted by PIX11's Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal, and powered by, the August episode is…

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Zach Braff Shares Tattoo Tribute to His Friend, Nick Cordero

Zach Braff is remembering his friend, the late Nick Cordero, in a special way. Tattoo artist Doctor Woo shared a photo of his depiction of Nick in Bullets Over Broadway (the show in which th…

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Broadway in Bryant Park: Watch Corey Cott, Phillipa Soo, Nick Cordero, Billy Porter, George Salazar 2012-2019. by New York Theater

  Below are some of the most popular numbers I videotaped from Broadway in Bryant Park, the weekly summer concerts, from 2012 until.2019, including Corey Cott in “Newsies”, Nick Cordero…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

54 Below Raises Money for Nick Cordero with CD Release by Sue Matsuki

As many of you know, our friend Nick Cordero passed away on July 5, 2020 at age 41 after a long struggle with coronavirus.  Nick received a Tony Award nomination for his role of Cheech in…

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: The 10 Worst Musicals of the Past 10 Years by JK

With the good comes the bad. And there were some really bad shows over the past ten seasons. (Turns out 2015 was lousy with lousy shows!) What is interesting in looking back at these shows …

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Broadway Records to Release Album of Nick Cordero’s Live Your Life Cabaret Show by Lindsey Sullivan

A recording of Live Your Life: Live at Feinstein’s/54 Below, Nick Cordero’s cabaret performance, will be released by Broadway Records. As previously reported, the Tony-nominated perform…

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Four Months of Shutdown: What “theater” now means by New York Theater

#Stageworthy News. If “Hamilton” on Disney+  having become the most-viewed streaming video is not evidence enough of the expanding definition of “theater,” I saw nine plays last we…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

'Never Known A Kinder Person': Actor Nick Cordero Dies Of COVID-19 At 41 by Jeff Lunden

The Broadway actor was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in Bullets Over Broadway. Cordero had been working on a production of Rock of Ages when he developed symptoms of pneumon…

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Actors’ Equity, Broadway community mourn death of Nick Cordero by Caitlin Huston

Actors’ Equity issued a statement Monday mourning the death of actor Nick Cordero. Cordero passed away July 5 after contracting COVID-19 and spending 95 days in the intensive care unit at …

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Nick Cordero: Broadway star dies aged 41 of coronavirus complications by Staff and Agencies

Tony-nominated actor spent more than 90 days in hospital and had his right leg amputated The Tony award-nominated Broadway actor Nick Cordero, who starred in hit musicals including Waitress…

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Nick Cordero, Tony-Nominated Actor of Bullets Over Broadway, A Bronx Tale and More, Dead at 41 by

Nick Cordero, an accomplished talent who won over audiences in a slew of notable roles on the New York stage, nabbing a Tony nomination for his turn in Bullets Over Broadway, died on July …

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Broadway veteran Nick Cordero dies from virus complications by Mark Kennedy / The Associated Press

Tony-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as “Waitress,” “A Bronx Tale” and “Bullets Over Broadway,” has died in Los Ange…

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Broadway veteran Nick Cordero dies from virus complications by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as “Waitress,” “A Bronx Tale” and “Bullets Over Broadway,…

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Nick Cordero Passes Away at Age 41 by Playbill Staff

The actor, who fought a long battle with the coronavirus, was Tony-nominated for creating the role of Cheech in Bullets Over Broadway.

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Nick Cordero Dies Of COVID-19: Broadway Actor’s Medical Crisis Was Chronicled By Wife Amanda Kloots by Dino-Ray Ramos

Broadway actor Nick Cordero has died after complications with COVID-19. The actor, who received a Tony nomination for his role in Bullets Over Broadway and appeared in productions of Wait…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Betsy Wolfe and Husband Adam Krauthamer Welcome Baby Girl by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway starand former vlogger Betsy Wolfe has announced that she and her husband, musician Adam Krauthamer, have welcomed their first child. She posted the news on Instagram …

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone : The Cast by JK

This charming little musical was all the more charming because of its thoroughly stellar cast. The talent on this roster of the original Broadway cast is mind-boggling. Not just chock full o…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains by JK

Curtains was a unabashed old-fashioned Broadway musical. Big sets, lots of costumes, splashy production numbers and a large cast. The book boasted an impressive twelve principal roles and a …

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Dear Baby: Waitress Alum Betsy Wolfe & Husband Adam Krauthamer Are Expecting First Child by Andy Lefkowitz

What a joyful way to start out the week! Broadway star Betsy Wolfe has announced that she and her husband, musician Adam Krauthamer, will welcome their first child this spring. Wolfe and Kra…

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

From Audrey II to The Other Two! Little Shop's Gideon Glick Books Recurring Role on Comedy Central Series by Andy Lefkowitz

Gideon Glick is headed to the small screen. The Tony-nominated star, currently delighting audiences as Seymour Krelborn in Little Shop of Horrors, has been cast in a recurring role on the C…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

John Rochette Takes Over as Tommy DeVito in Off-Broadway's Jersey Boys by Andy Lefkowitz

John Rochette, a veteran of the hit musical Jersey Boys, steps into the role of Tommy DeVito in the off-Broadway production at New World Stages beginning on November 18. Rochette replaces Ni…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Playing the Stage Manager by Angela Tricarico

by Alessia Salimbene James Moye (second from left) as Carl …

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Meet the Plastics! Mariah Rose Faith, Megan Masako Haley & Jonalyn Saxer Join the Upcoming National Tour of Mean Girls by Ryan Gilbert

Who is at that table there? We call those three The Plastics! Mariah Rose Faith, Megan Masako Haley and Jonalyn Saxer have been cast as Regina George, Gretchen Wieners and Karen Smith, respe…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Mr. Broadway June 2019: The Prom's Brooks Ashmankas by JK

Mr. Broadway June 2019 is that increasingly rare creature - a constantly working stage actor. He's constantly in regional theaters, and has done a few TV shows and a movie. And he's been a s…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Broadway's Nick Cordero & Amanda Kloots Welcome Baby Boy Elvis by Andy Lefkowitz

Congratulations to Broadway alums Nick Cordero and Amanda Kloots, who have announced the birth of a son, Elvis Eduardo, born on June 10. Married couple Cordero and Kloots first met while per…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Late Broadway Actress Marin Mazzie to Receive Special Tony Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Marin Mazzie, the celebrated three-time Tony-nominated actress who passed away of ovarian cancer in September, will be honored posthumously with a special Tony Award at the 2019 ceremony. Th…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

#TBT: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Opens With Marin Mazzie and more! by BroadwayWorld TV

Five years ago, Broadway favorites including Zach Braff, Betsy Wolfe, and the late Marin Mazzie opened the musical adaptation of the classic Woody Allen film Bullets Over Broadway In honor o…

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