Friday, June 24, 2022

SONGS OF THE PHOENIX, Featuring Sondheim, Schwartz, Lippa, and More, Available Now

Just in time to celebrate Pride weekend! The live recording of Songs of the Phoenix, will be available everywhere, digitally, Friday, June 24th. Songs of the Phoenix features music by compos…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:16AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

The Skivvies Will Celebrate Ten Years With Lesli Margherita, Beth Malone, And More

The Skivvies are turning ten and employing the help of some special guests to celebrate. Get ready for the star studded lineup of Nick Adams, Tovah Feldshuh, Beth Malone, Lesli Margherita, N…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:43PM

20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend June 24-26 - See 'Trevor the Musical,' 'Mrs. Warren's Profession,' 'Miss You Like Hell' and more by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, June 24 to Sunday, June 26, for f…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, June 20, 2022

Review: Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young in Roller Rink Coming-Of-Age Story Skates

The new musical has its world premiere at the restored Studebaker Theater in Chicago.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:33AM
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Tony Award Winners 2022: Live Updates - Who's taking home prizes by Raven Snook

A constantly updated list of winners --- Time to celebrate Broadway's return season! Produced by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, the 75th annual Tony Awards take place at …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

Tony Award Winners 2022: 'The Lehman Trilogy' and 'Company' Dominate - Who took home prizes by Raven Snook

Who took home prizes --- The Lehman Trilogy and Company were the big winners at the 75th annual Tony Awards, which took place at Radio City Music Hall. The Lehman Trilogy won five prizes, in…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Friday, June 10, 2022

Get a First Look at the Immersive, Alice Ripley-Led Next to Normal in Spain by Lindsey Sullivan

Get a glimpse at the immersive production of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal, which will play Barcelona beginning on July 1. The show, directed by …

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The Still Room review – a hideously misguided workplace sex comedy by Arifa Akbar

Park theatre, LondonAny earnest intentions in this 80s-set coming-of-age tale are ruined by odious vulgarity and lazy, Benny Hill-esque humour This coming-of-age story, set in the kitchen of…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:37PM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Just skating by by Irene Hsiao

The year is 1994, and rock star Jacqueline Miller (Diana DeGarmo) is zigzagging the country on a tour. Her dishonest manager has absconded with her earnings, her deadbeat saxophonist boyfrie…

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Drama Desk Award Winners 2022: Spreading the Love Around - 'Clyde's,' 'Company' and 'SIX' win four awards each by Raven Snook

Clyde's, Company and SIX win four awards each --- Talk about spreading the love! No one production dominated the 2022 Drama Desk Awards, which honor shows on Broadway and beyond in NYC. The …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, June 6, 2022

Review: ‘Skates a New Musical’ opens in the Studebaker Theatre — a wobbly new musical about teenage memories of a roller rink by Chris Jones

“American Idol” vocalists Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young are the stars. Nostalgia is a powerful force in the theater but it relies on more truth than this musical currently delivers.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 02:02PM
Monday, May 30, 2022

‘Banquet waitressing is brutal’: Actor-turned writer Sally Rogers on the 1980s memories that inspired her debut play The Still Room by Featured Content

Remember the 1980s? Charles and Diana's wedding? Sally Rogers does. The actor-turned-playwright draws on her own personal memories and experiences in her debut play, the 1980s-set, coming-of…

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Saturday, May 28, 2022

Ch. 47- NEXT TO NORMAL by Automatic Episode Import

NEXT TO NORMAL COMPOSER: Tom Kitt LYRICIST: Brian Yorkey BOOK: Brian Yorkey DIRECTOR: Michael Greif CHOREOGRAPHER: Sergio Trujillo PRINCIPLE CAST: Alice Ripley (Diana), J. Robert Spencer (D…

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Friday, May 27, 2022

‘Chatty, open & brave’: SHATTERED – Brighton Fringe (Online Show) ★★★★ by Louise Penn

Diana Varco brings her own experiences to this one-woman show, now streaming at the Brighton Fringe. The topics of abuse and sexual assault may not be an obvious choice for comedy, but Varco…

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

‘Skates’ musical taps into Chicago’s roller rink nostalgia, and stars ‘American Idol’ couple Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young by Emily McClanathan

The show co-stars “American Idol” alumni Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young, and features a cast of Chicago theater veterans and newcomers.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:00AM
Friday, May 20, 2022

Which Broadway Costumes Do You Wish You Owned? - All the costumes we covet by Christina Trivigno & Joey Haws

Welcome to Geek Out/Freak Out, where theatre fans get enthusiastic about things --- Today's topic: The Broadway costumes that wow us and the ones we want to take home! Clothes may make the m…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, May 16, 2022

Theater: Drama Desk Noms So Weird They Actually Gave One to the Star of “Diana, the Musical” by Roger Friedman

I really don;’t understand what the Drama Desk is, except their nominations make for a lot of drama. They kind of ignore

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 09:18PM

Drama Desk Award Nominations 2022: 'SIX' and 'Kimberly Akimbo' Lead the Pack - Which of your favorites made the list? by Raven Snook

Theatre's return season has been triumphant and rocky. Because of COVID-19, schedules are constantly changing, not just for individual productions but for theatre awards, too. Traditionally,…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Celebrating Even Making it to Awards Season by Jan Simpson

It may seem strange for a theater lover—and hip-hop know-nothing—like me to be quoting the rapper Drake but his self-congratulatory lyrics “Started from the bottom, now we're here” s…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 02:36PM
Monday, May 9, 2022

Tony Award Nominations 2022: 'A Strange Loop,' 'MJ,' 'Paradise Square' Lead the Pack - The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season by Raven Snook

The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season --- Earlier this morning, Broadway favorites Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry announced the 2022 Tony Award nominees on YouTube, an…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Friday, May 6, 2022

Village Theatre Presents Broken Ground Industry Reading With Ali Ewoldt, Diana Huey, and Kennedy Kanagawa May 6 by Leah Putnam

The new musical features a book and lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson with music and lyrics by Jason Ma.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend May 6-8 - See a special Mother's Day concert, Andrea McArdle celebrating 'Annie,' Broadway's 'Alle by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this Mother's Day weekend, Friday, May 6 to Sunday, May…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, May 2, 2022

One-Man Diana the Musical Celebration Sets Green Room 42 Return by Margaret Hall

Kev Berry will perform his love letter to the 2021 musical for in-person and virtual audiences alike.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM
Thursday, April 28, 2022

Photos: In Rehearsal for the World Premiere of SKATES A NEW MUSICAL Featuring Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo

Rehearsals are underway for the world premiere musical Skates! American Idol favorites Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young lead the incredible cast of the new musical featuring Adam Fane, Kell…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:01PM

Photos: First Look at the West Coast Premiere Of OCTET at Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is presenting the west coast premiere chamber choir musical, Octet written by three- time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:29PM

Industry Reading of Broken Ground to Star Ali Ewoldt, Diana Huey, and Kennedy Kanagawa by Leah Putnam

The new musical features a book and lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson with music and lyrics by Jason Ma.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Design Workshop with Clint Ramos & David Zinn by American Theatre Wing

Join us for a special design workshop with Tony Award-winning Designers, Clint Ramos and David Zinn! Clint and David will speak with four MFA Scenic and Costume Design students as they parti…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:18PM
Monday, April 11, 2022

New Juilliard Ensemble by The Juilliard School

New Juilliard Ensemble Joel Sachs, Conductor Yangfan XU Fantastic Creatures of the Mountains and Seas Lennox Thuy Duong, Narrator Paul FREHNER Sometimes the Devil Plays Fate Mary …

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:34PM
Thursday, April 7, 2022

Odds & Ends: Jeanna de Waal & Corbin Bleu to Lead Mary Poppins at The Muny by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Jeanna de Waal & More Cast in Muny's Mary Poppins This casting is practically perfect! Jeanna de Waal, most recently seen on Bro…

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Thursday, March 31, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Adina Taubman by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Melissa Hamburg) Adina Taubman (Writer/Performer) is an actor, a playwright, and a teaching artist. In 2019, Adina performed The Road Back in a workshop production, directed by Pa…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 04:12PM

Diana Krall, the HSO and lots of comedy among the Courant’s arts picks for week beginning April 3 by Christopher Arnott

Courant arts picks for April 3-9 include Diana Krall, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and indie rock exemplars Spoon.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 02:03PM

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