Thursday, March 4, 2021

#41 – Lena Hall, Piercing Through Hedwig by Elizabeth Wheless

Grammy Nominee and Tony Award Winner, Lena Hall goes in depth into her performance during Hedwig: And The Angry Inch, making history in the show, and what life was like when she won the awar…

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

'Midnight, Not a Sound From the Stages': Kerry Ellis Records an Apt New Version of Cats Anthem 'Memory' by Andrew Gans

Jon Monie penned new lyrics to the Andrew Lloyd Webber hit to raise awareness about the struggling theatre industry.

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? by JK

 Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? A. Laura Benanti      B. Victoria Clark     C. Patti LuPone D. Audra McDonald     E. Jessie Mueller      F. Donna Murphy     G. …

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Ep36 – Michael Kushner, Quaxo at American Heritage School (Host of the Dear Multi-Hyphenate Podcast) by Elizabeth Wheless

Pyrotechnics. The Junkyard as a bombed out World War II cathedral. Individual makeup artists. A $44,000 production budget. This episode features fellow Broadway Podcast Network host Michael …

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This Week in Broadway History: February 23 - March 2 by JK

 This Week in  Broadway History: February 23 - March 2 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭     February 23: Sunday in the Park with George (2017) & The Pajama Game (2006) February 23, 2006…

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Came First? by JK

Broadway Games: Which Happened First? We made it through another week! Here's a new game to get your Broadway brain going! How To Play: Put each list in the order in which they occurred. …

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Ep35 – Emma Caymares, Not Victoria (Celia on Call Your Mother) by Bpn Admin Cs

"My goal was not to be Victoria; it was just to be an a**hole and wear a white unitard." This episode dives into one of the grandest CATS audition you'll ever hear. Emma Caymares, who starre…

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Monday, February 8, 2021

ACE Virtual Capsule 2021 by The Ensemblist

by Willy Laury …

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Broadway’s Master Hair Maker Packs It In by Artsjournal

From “The Elephant Man” to “Chicago,” “Cats” to “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” Huntley was the designer behind the wigs and often-elaborate locks that helped define the lasting …

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: January 26 - February 1 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: January 26 - February 1  🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 January 26, 1988: The longest running show in Broadway history opened. The Phantom of the Opera continues to…

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Ep34 – Adam Richardson, Old Deuteronomy on National Tour by Bpn Admin Cs

This episode features Adam Richardson who played Old Deuteronomy on the CATS National Tour. Adam shares his strong opinion on why Victoria shouldn't be the first one to touch Grizabella befo…

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

In the Shubert Archive: Mae West, David Bowie and Gaby Deslys’ dainty feet by New York Theater

Photos of Josephine Baker in 1936, Carmen Miranda in 1941,  and a bevy of beauties portraying dabs of paint arranged around a huge painter’s palette in 1924;  a costume design for CATS i…

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This Week in Broadway History: January 10 - 16 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: January 10 - 16 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 January 10, 1947: Finian's Rainbow, the Lane/Harburg classic opened at the 46th Street Theatre, going on to w…

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Monday, January 11, 2021
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: January 3 - 9 by JK

With everything still pretty much on hold theater-wise, we thought the new year might be a great time to do a content overhaul here on JKTS. When things get going (hopefully soon!), we will,…

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Saturday, December 26, 2020

On my radar: Francesca Hayward's cultural highlights by Kadish Morris

The Royal Ballet principal’s passion for interiors magazines, the twists and turns of Succession and superior spaghetti Ballet dancer Francesca Hayward was born in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1992 …

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

“Don't Make Me Fucking Do It!" Threatens Tom Hooper While Holding USB Labeled "Cats: Directors Cut” by Broadway Beat

by Jason Keane. @akeanemachine (Twitter). @jasondkeane (Instagram). LONDON - Panic on the streets of London today as filmmaker Tom Hooper...

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

'Rum Tum Tugger is the sexiest': one-man Cats show claws through film flop by Arifa Akbar

Bad films can spawn kitschy, cult devotion, as Linus Karp demonstrates in How to Live a Jellicle Life As London’s theatres prepared for tier 3 closure last night, some of us spent our las…

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Friday, December 11, 2020

VIDEO: James Corden Talks THE PROM, a 'Butthole Cut' of CATS on THE LATE SHOW

Host of 'The Late Late Show' and star of 'The Prom,' James Corden, doesn't know if there is an anatomically correct cut of the movie 'Cats,' but even if it did exist, he doesn't think it wou…

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Watch Anthony Ramos' Self-Tape Audition for the Cats Movie by Dan Meyer

The In The Heights and Hamilton star shared the video on Twitter.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

VIDEO: See Anthony Ramos' Audition for the CATS Movie

Anthony Ramos has shared his audition video for the Cats movie! Ramos auditioned for the role of Rum Tum Tugger. In addition to his stage roles, Ramos has co-starred in the police brutality…

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Watch Now: Andrew Rannells & Jimmy Fallon Recap the Year with Broadway Songs by Broadway Direct

Jimmy and Andrew Rannells recap the year 2020 through Broadway songs like "Defying Gravity" from Wicked, "Memory" from Cats, and "My Shot" from Hamilton. The post Watch Now: Andrew Rannells …

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Watch Andrew Rannells and Jimmy Fallon Recap a Dumpster Fire Year in 2020: The Musical by Dan Meyer

The pair used songs from Hamilton, Wicked, Dreamgirls, Cats, and more.

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Monday, December 7, 2020

Siblingship – back by popular demand!

After sold-out seasons in Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra last year, Siblingship will be returning to Sydney in December for a limited season at Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres. Siblings…

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Sunday, December 6, 2020

Cinderella: the Socially Distanced Ball review – a show that radiates delight by Brian Logan

Turbine theatre, LondonWith high-end performers, rude jokes and lashes of self-irony, there’s throwaway fun to be had – despite the Perspex screens For those who associate pantos with fu…

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Friday, December 4, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber believes in the imminent return of Broadway and the West End. That’s all he asks of you. by Peter Marks

The composer-impresario behind ‘Cats’ and ‘Phantom’ is on a pandemic-thwarting mission.

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Monday, November 23, 2020

Strike a pose and pour a Rioja: vogue master Jay Jay Revlon's sofa-dancing tips by Lyndsey Winship

The DJ and founder of the Let’s Have a Kiki ball is running the climactic bash of this year’s Dance Umbrella – and he’s bringing his cats ‘I want you to get out of this quarantine …

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How theaters reopened in South Korea and London by Caitlin Huston

In early July, while most theaters in the U.S. remained shuttered, director Sammi Cannold traveled to South Korea and found musicals operating at full capacity.  She spent two-and-a-half mo…

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Friday, November 13, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: It's Time To Meet The "Neighbors"! Broadway's Sharrod Williams Creates, Writes & Stars in New Webseries

Mark your calendars for this Sunday, November 15th at 7pm. Write down Neighbors Episode 2! The multi-talented Sharrod Williams (Cats, Tuck Everlasting and Hamilton - Chicago) creates, writes…

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Monday, November 9, 2020

Pandemic Diary October: History and Gender Roles by Nicole Serratore

What is time anymore? October was a week ago and I cannot even conjure in my mind what it looked it. Looking at my calendar, I packed up my office for an office move. I went to a beer garden…

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