Friday, February 7, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: Joaquina Kalukango Honors 'Greatest Of All Time' Audra McDonald by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater artists who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those t…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Olivier Winner Clive Rowe to Join Whoopi Goldberg in London's Sister Act by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier Award-winning actor Clive Rowe has been announced to take on the role of Eddie Souther in the upcoming London remount of the musical Sister Act. The recently extended production will…

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Alexandra Silber to Lead European Premiere of Indecent at Menier by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage veteran Alexandra Silber will head the cast of the upcoming European debut of Paula Vogel's Tony-nominated drama Indecent. The previously announced production, directed by Ton…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Call Answered: Catherine Ogden: "The Glass Menagerie" at The Phoenix Theatre PA by Adam Rothenberg

Catherine Ogden’s 20 year career in professional musical theater has included regional, touring and Broadway productions. In addition to performing Catherine is a teaching artist at West C…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Janie Dee to Headline London Premiere of Tony-Winning Comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Olivier-winning actress Janie Dee has been cast as Masha in the upcoming London-debut staging of Christopher Durang's 2013 Tony-winning play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. To…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Phantom of the Opera's John Riddle Played Carlotta in His Bedroom, Now He's Raoul on Broadway by Michael Appler

John Riddle, The Phantom of the Opera’s newest Raoul, has been singing Andrew Lloyd Webber’s songs of love and loss for 25 years. Phantom was the first show he ever saw, he said to Beth…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Dee Roscioli, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, and More Join 54 SINGS DOLLY PARTON

Dee Roscioli (Wicked, The Cher Show), Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Smokey Joe's Café), Ben Clark (The Circus in Winter, Skin and Bones), Gregory Driscoll (Fab The Duo), Victoria Huston-Elem (Findi…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

18 Musicals That Began as Plays by Hannah Vine

Get to know the plays behind shows like Carousel, 110 in the Shade, Kiss Me Kate, Oklahoma!, and more.

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Opinion: West Side Story Part 2 by JK

As of the time this editorial posts, no one outside of the production will have seen a single second of West Side Story. And, outside of friends and family who are at the invited dress tonig…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Thursford Christmas Spectacular review – a sugar rush of festive cheer by Kate Wyver

Thursford Collection, NorfolkA fever-dream of outrageous talent and suffocating joy, this extravaganza must be seen to be believed, albeit just the once I close my eyes and can see only sequ…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Inheritance is a funny, tender marathon drama: Review by Leah Greenblatt

Seven hours: It’s a runtime so outrageous, so almost unthinkably decadent, only Angels and boy wizards have dared to go there on Broadway before. It’s also approximately how long it take…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Frank Wood, Margaret Colin, Ilana Levine to Lead Richard Greenberg's The Perplexed Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for The Perplexed, a new play by Tony winner Richard Greenberg set to appear at off-Broadway's City Center—Stage I in 2020. Manhattan Theatre Club Artistic Director Lynne …

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Linda Vista Star Sally Murphy’s 8 Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

Murphy recalls performances in Carousel, Fiddler on the Roof, The Grapes of Wrath, August: Osage County, and more.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Cressida Peever on Red Palace: “It’s not that we’ve become sexier in our interests” by Emma Bentley

Emma Bentley talks with Writer, Cressida Peever about Shotgun Carousel’s new immersive, dining experience, the necessity of safe spaces and giving audience members the opportunity to be no…

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Classic Stage Company to Honor Anika Noni Rose & Ted Chapin at Fall Gala by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Classic Stage has announced Tony winners Anika Noni Rose and Ted Chapin as honorees of the company's 2019 gala. CSC Artistic Director John Doyle will direct the event, to be h…

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Tony Winner Jessie Mueller on How Filming Patsy & Loretta Inspired Her to Start Writing Music by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Jessie Mueller swapped legit Broadway for country when she went from her acclaimed turn as Julie Jordan in Carousel to her first leading screen role as country music icon Loretta…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The Invention of Tradedy **1/2 by Barry Gordin

“The Bats’ and Cats’ Adventures in Wellman-land” By: Samuel L. Leiter September 24, 2019: Lewis Carroll, you’ll recall, declared, “Twas brillig, and the slithy toves/Did g…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Just a Kid On the Fly! Jake Levy to Join the National Tour of Anastasia by Ryan Gilbert

Welcome to your Petersburg! Rising theater star Jake Levy will assume the principal role of Dmitry in the North American tour Anastasia beginning October 8 in Los Angeles, CA. This will mark…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Douglas Hodge-Scored 101 Dalmatians Musical to Play Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

A brand-new musical adaptation of the classic novel 101 Dalmatians will debut as part of the upcoming season of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London. The new tuner, featuring an original…

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Douglas Hodge-Scored 101 Dalmations Musical to Play Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

A brand-new musical adaptation of the classic novel 101 Dalmations will debut as part of the upcoming season of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London. The new tuner, featuring an original…

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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre to Stage 101 Dalmatians World Premiere by Adam Hetrick

The season will also include a new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel.

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre announce 2020 season by Eleni Cashell

The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2020 summer season has been announced! It includes productions of 101 Dalmations, Romeo & Juliet and Carousel. The post Regent’s Park Open Air The…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

#TBT: Carousel: The 2018 Broadway Cast Recording by JK

True, it closed just short of one year ago. But it sure feels longer than that, so I think it qualifies as a #TBT! I'm speaking, of course, of the either-you-loved-it-or-you-hated-it 2018 re…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Karen Azenberg by Zack Calhoon

KAREN AZENBERG us the Artistic Director at Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC), one of the country’s leading regional theatres and proud a professional arts affiliate of the University of Utah. …

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée & Ryan Vasquez to Star in World Premiere Musical The Wrong Man with MCC Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée and Ryan Vasquez have been selected to headline multi-platinum composer Ross Golan's new musical The Wrong Man, set to make its world premiere with…

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The Wrong Man musical sets cast for Off Broadway premiere, directed by Hamilton's Thomas Kail by Marcus Jones

The Wrong Man, a new musical from songwriter Ross Golan, is heading to the New York stage. On Thursday, MCC Theater announced that they have cast Tony nominee Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée, an…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Ivo van Hove's West Side Story to Star Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, Amar Ramasar & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning director Ivo van Hove and internationally acclaimed choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Photo Coverage: Stephen Sondheim, Shoshana Bean, Joshua Henry & More Join Jason Robert Brown at Town Hall!

Just last night, June 24, SubCulture and Jason Robert Brown presented an evening of songs and stories at Town Hall. This was the 50th performance of SubCulture's Artist-in-Residence series, …

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Monday, June 24, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Lauren Pennline by Zack Calhoon

Lauren Pennline is honored and thrilled to be back in Carroll Park! With Smith Street Stage: Henry IV, Parts One and Two (Earl of Westmorland, Ned Poins), Much Ado About Nothing (Hero; …

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Shoshana Bean, Joshua Henry, Rob McClure to Join Stephen Sondheim, Jason Robert Brown & Katrina Lenk in Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented lineup of special guests have been announced to take part in the highly anticipated special benefit performance featuring Tony-winning songwriters Jason Robert Brown and Stephen…

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Renee Fleming’s Theatre Breakout by Artsjournal

The past two years have been busy in the theatre, with non-operatic roles, some time in Carousel, and currently in The Light in the Piazza. – The Guardian

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