Thursday, February 25, 2021
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Evan Ross Says Mom Diana Ross Loves ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ by Marc Malkin

  Welcome to this week’s “Just for Variety.” Evan Ross appears in Lee Daniels’ “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” as a federal agent. He knows the subject well — his mom, …

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Douglas Turner Ward Dies: Co-Founder Of Pioneering Negro Ensemble Company Was 90 by Greg Evans

Douglas Turner Ward, the director, actor and playwright who co-founded the landmark, influential Off Broadway Black theater group the Negro Ensemble Company, died Saturday, Feb. 20, at his h…

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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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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

#3 (Part 2) – Activism Through Music and Poetry by Elizabeth Wheless

Black History Month: Black Women Whose Artistry Made Change. This episode shines a light on the activism and society contributions of Black female musicians, poets and actors. Some of our f…

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#3 (Part 1) – Activism Through Music and Poetry by Elizabeth Wheless

Black History Month: Black Women Whose Artistry Made Change. This episode shines a light on the activism and society contributions of Black female musicians, poets and actors. Some of our f…

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Monday, February 8, 2021

Veteran Broadway Wigmaster Paul Huntley Announces Retirement at 87

Huntley was still working at the time of the theater shutdown; his final show is Diana: A True Musical Story.

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Magic to ’Do: How Paul Huntley Became a Broadway Wig Master by Mark Peikert

With over 200 Broadway credits and a Tony Honor for Excellence to his name, the celebrated wig designer has announced that Diana will be his final show. In honor of his retirement, revisit …

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Broadway’s Wigmaster Decides To Hang It All Up by Artsjournal2

Paul Huntley has been doing wigs for so long that he can remember helping construct Elizabeth Taylor’s braids for Cleopatra. He’s been on Broadway since 1973. But now, after a fractured …

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

Broadway Wig Designer Paul Huntley Retires, With DIANA Marking His Final Show

Broadway wig designer Paul Huntley is taking his final bow. Huntley has worked on hundreds of Broadway projects since coming to New York in 1972. Now, at age 87, he has decided to retire. Hi…

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Thursday, February 4, 2021

At This Performance: Jessica Phillips in Next to Normal by JK

New Series! We've all been there. You've waited months to see a show, and you've heard constant raves about a particular performer in that show. Then one of two things happens: either you m…

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Broadway's Come From Away to Be Filmed for Fall Release by Lindsey Sullivan

Welcome back to the rock! The hit Broadway musical Come From Away is set to be filmed. Entertainment One (eOne) has announced it will produce and finance a live filming of the musical to be…

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Friday, January 29, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Came First? by JK

It's the eternal question, "Which came first?" Let's see how well you know your Broadway chronology. Broadway Games: Which Came First? 1. On Broadway: In the Heights  or Curtains? 2…

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Monday, January 25, 2021

Taylor Louderman, Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young and More to Take Part in Winter Wondergram: Valentine's Day Edition

The holiday experience, Winter Wondergram, is back to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day!  After raising $10,000 that was divided up amongst different arts organizations and artists, Win…

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Friday, January 22, 2021

Broadway Games: 1st Letters to Song Title by JK

BROADWAY GAMES: 1st Letters to Song Title   Directions:  Unscramble the first letter of each answer below to reveal the title of a showtune. Hint:  It's a hell of a trip. Show wher…

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Friday, January 8, 2021

Casting a Lifeline by Linda Buchwald

Five questions with Thespian alum and Letters to Strangers founder Diana Chao The post Casting a Lifeline appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

HELP SAVE Birdland, The Jazz Corner of the World by Adam Rothenberg

Birdland, NYC’s jazz corner of the world, and another one of Broadway’s most beloved performance spaces in danger of closing down due to the global pandemic. Birdland is another venue t…

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

See Marty Thomas, Marissa Rosen & More Stage Favorites Give 'Hard Candy Christmas' a Zoom-Style Cover by Caitlin Moynihan

'Tis the season for holiday music and this fresh cover of "Hard Candy Christmas" from The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is sure to be on repeat. Although this time of year may look a littl…

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Krystal Joy Brown Joins Latest Episode of THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH ALAN SEALES

Krystal Joy Brown is a singer, dancer and actor who made her Broadway debut in 2009 in Hair. She is best known for her portrayal of Diana Ross in the Broadway musical Motown: The Musical. He…

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What to look out for in the new TV adaptation of Black Narcissus

Starring Gemma Arterton and the late Diana Rigg, can the version both honour and ‘update’ the 1947 classic?

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

NBC's Starry One Night Only: The Best of Broadway Raises Over $3 Million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

NBC's One Night Only: The Best of Broadway special on December 10 garnered a whopping $3,051,297 to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Donations from the broadcast are being put to use provi…

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Tony Blair’s life to be staged as a rock opera written by Harry Hill by Louis Chilton

Characters include John Prescott, Princess Diana and Osama bin Laden

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Celia Rose Gooding, Diana DeGarmo, Alysha Umphress, More Star in Virtual Production of Disenchanted!, Streaming December 15 by Ryan McPhee

The musical send-up of familiar animated princesses played Off-Broadway in 2014.

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Sunday, December 13, 2020

Diana Rigg remembered by Mark Gatiss by Mark Gatiss

20 July 1938 – 10 September 2020 The actor and writer, who wrote an episode of Doctor Who for Rigg, recalls the joy of seeing her flit effortlessly between serious drama and outrageous cam…

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

Conference Call: Alice Ripley and J. Robert Spencer Joint Interview: Next to Normal Digital Reunion by Adam Rothenberg

Next to Normal on Broadway is one of my favorite shows. The music, the acting, the story is everything! This powerful production has remained on my mind since it played on Broadway. Now, it…

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Cabaret's Joel Grey: 'Life is tough. But it's also beautiful' by Chris Wiegand

From winning an Oscar to starring opposite Rock Hudson – and coming out at 82, the theatre legend has done it all. But he came close to giving up acting to work on a hotdog stand “Shame …

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Ryann Redmond, Justin Mortelliti, Diana Huey, More Perform Excerpts From New Musicals December 2 by Dan Meyer

New York Theatre Barn’s New Works Series returns with The Ladies Man and Millennials Are Killing Musicals.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Celia Rose Gooding, Diana DeGarmo, Alysha Umphress, More to Star in Virtual Production of Disenchanted! by Ryan McPhee

The musical send-up of familiar animated princesses played Off-Broadway in 2014.

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre