Friday, September 24, 2021

Love N Stuff review – a marriage in meltdown at Heathrow by Anya Ryan

Oldham ColiseumTwo impressive actors play a total of 15 characters but Tanika Gupta’s breezy airport comedy struggles to take off Opening in the departures lounge at Heathrow, Tanika Gupta…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:36AM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Ep60 – Gavan Pamer, Mungojerrie US National Tour 4 by Automatic Episode Import

"It's really Victoria and the rest of the cats who pick Grizabella." This episode features Gavan Pam

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 12:05AM
Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Concord Theatricals Announces One-Hour, Young Actors' Version of CATS Now Available

Concord Theatricals has announced that a one-hour version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s international musical phenomenon CATS has been released to schools and children’s theaters in North…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:25PM

Rights to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats Now Available for Schools and Children's Theaters

The 1981 mega-musical about cats might be coming to a middle school near you.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:24PM

Concord Theatricals Releases Young Actors' Version of Cats by Logan Culwell-Block

The long-running Andrew Lloyd Webber musical has been adapted for schools and children's theatres by the youth theatre experts at iTheatrics.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:29AM

Bonus – BPN LIVE: CATS Casts Reunion: “BROADWAY REBORN” by Automatic Episode Import

Nearly 35 years after their first performance, the National 3 cast of the landmark international mus

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:00AM
Monday, August 23, 2021

Whoopee! Bianca Marroquín, Lillias White & More Set for Chicago on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

We now know who will be bringing all that jazz back to Broadway in Chicago! Bianca Marroquín will lead the long-running musical as Velma Kelly with Tony winner Lillias White as Mama Morto…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 08:03PM
Sunday, August 22, 2021

BPN LIVE: CATS Casts Reunion: "BROADWAY REBORN" by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Nearly 35 years after their first performance, the National 3 cast of the landmark international musical sensation by Andrew Lloyd Webber, CATS, reunited for a very special virtual theatrica…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:18PM
Thursday, August 19, 2021

A BPN encore of ‘With Love, Now and Forever!’ to support COVID-19 relief by Deb Miller

In his parody podcast The Wrong Cat Died, theater outsider Mike Abrams, who adamantly believes that Grizabella was the wrong cat to die at the Jellicle Ball, interviews cast members, superfa…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:29PM
Friday, August 13, 2021

Amber Gray, Kimberly Marable, Cody Renard Richard and More Share Which Broadway Show Was Their First by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interviews here: https://bway.world/ShowMustGoOnRedCarpet Broadway is on its way back, and everything's as if we never said goodbye. Earlier this week, stars showed up at the…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:42PM
Thursday, August 12, 2021

Lillias White, Sierra Boggess, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and More Chat on the First Red Carpet Back by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interviews here: https://bway.world/ShowMustGoOnRedCarpet Broadway is on its way back, and everything's as if we never said goodbye. Earlier this week, stars showed up at the…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:18PM
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

All Aboard! Favorite Designs: Broadway Trains by JK

A couple of months ago, we wrote about onstage cars and our love for them. This time around, we are making tracks, jumping onboard the (Starlight) Express, and celebrating a surprisingly fre…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 12:12PM
Friday, August 6, 2021

ARF by Barry Gordin

TUNE IN FOR ANIMAL RESCUE FUND OF THE HAMPTONS’ BOW WOW MEOW BALL @home (East Hampton, NY – August 3, 2021) On Saturday, August 14th the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) (www.ar…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:49AM
Thursday, August 5, 2021

Nicole Scherzinger to Play Grace in Annie Live! by Lindsey Sullivan

Nicole Scherzinger is making a return to musicals. The Grammy and Olivier Award nominee will play Grace in NBC's previously announced Annie Live! Scherzinger joins a cast that includes Ha…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:24PM

Nicole Scherzinger Will Play Grace in ANNIE LIVE!

Scherzinger, who starred in the West End revival of Cats as Grizabella, says she's 'over-the-moon' excited to take on the role.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:42PM
Monday, August 2, 2021

Watch Director Sammi Cannold in a Behind-the-Scenes Look From The Show Must Go On by Playbill

Ahead of the The Show Must Go On premiere on August 9 at Broadway's Majestic Theatre, Sammi Cannold shared with Playbill what it was like to make this documentary during the pandemic. Watch …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:32PM
Friday, July 30, 2021

The Show Must Go On documentary trailer by NewYorkTheater

The trailer for "The Show Must Go On," a documentary by Sammi Cannold and Dori Berinstein that focuses on two productions in South Korea, of "Phantom of the Opera" and "Cats," that pushed ah…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:56AM
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Ep57 – Jeremy Davis, Skimbleshanks from 2016 Revival by Automatic Episode Import

"The CATS lore was created over the course of many decades of the show." This episode features Jerem

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:01AM
Monday, July 19, 2021

Lesli Margherita, James Snyder, Will Swenson & More Play Singing Cats in Tonight's Episode of HOUSEBROKEN!

Tabitha goes to live with The Gray One and learns she has to sing and dance if she wants to survive.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:10PM
Monday, July 12, 2021

The joy of Jiva! Netflix’s South African dance series bursts from the screen by Lyndsey Winship

Local styles such as pantsula and bhenga burst from the screen in a glossy new series featuring real dance crews The townships of South Africa are a fertile ground for dynamic new moves, fr…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54PM
Sunday, July 11, 2021

Paul Huntley, Beloved Broadway Wig Maker, Dies at 88

Huntley's work has been seen in Hairspray, Evita, Cats, and hundreds of other productions.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48PM
Friday, July 9, 2021

Paul Huntley, Legendary Tony-Winning Wig Designer, Dies at 89 by Caitlin Moynihan

Paul Huntley, the beloved Tony-winning wig designer, died on July 9 in his London home after suffering a short illness. He was 89. Born in London on July 2, 1933, Huntley had over 100 Broad…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:24PM

Paul Huntley Dies: Premier Stage, Film & TV Wigmaker Who Provided Coifs For ‘Tootsie’, ‘Cats’ And Cruella De Vil Was 89 by Greg Evans

Paul Huntley, the celebrated wigmaker for film, stage and television who provided Dustin Hoffman with the coif that transformed the actor into Tootsie and did the same decades later for when…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:37PM
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Celebrating Betty Buckley: Our Favorite Moments by JK

Celebrating Betty Buckley: Our Favorite Moments Don't know if you heard, but last Saturday, July 3rd was a day for Broadway diva lovers to celebrate. Two incomparable talents share that da…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:03AM
Friday, July 2, 2021

Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson & Paul Simon Set for NYC Reopening Concert in Central Park by Lindsey Sullivan

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that a star-studded concert will take place on Central Park's Great Lawn as part of a weeklong celebration of the city’s reopening. The first three stars ann…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:06PM
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella: ‘We just want the arts back. We’re not looking for a fight’ by Chris Wiegand

The composer said his latest musical would open, even if he went to jail. Now it has – but he’s still furious at a government he says has ‘dumped’ theatre. We talk to him and the sho…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:06AM
Friday, June 25, 2021

Broadway Games: Musicals That Were Plays First by JK

Broadway Games: Musicals That Were Plays First Part One: Can you match the musical with the play on which it was based? 1. Wonderful Town                  a. The Rainmaker 2.…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:18AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 22 - 28 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: June 22 - 28 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  June 22, 1976: One of the most produced and beloved musicals of all time, Godspell, debuted on Broadway at the Bro…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:06AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

Broadway Game: True/False: The Andrew Lloyd Webber Edition by JK

Andrew Lloyd Webber sure is making headlines these days! Not only is he opening a new show, Cinderella, but he took on the U.K. government as well. Before it was all over, we thought we migh…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 02:48PM

Just Too Good to Be True! Casting Announced for Jersey Boys' West End Return by Lindsey Sullivan

Oh what a night July 28 will be for this cast! The West End return of Jersey Boys is set to star fresh talents Ben Joyce as Frankie Valli, Adam Bailey as Bob Gaudio, Benjamin Yates as Tommy …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:24PM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 15 - 21 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: June 15 - 21 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  June 15, 1995: One of the 90s most interesting and underrated musicals, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, opened at th…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 02:18PM

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