Monday, May 27, 2024

Highlights of KC Rep's EVITA, Starring Mariand Torres and Mauricio Martinez by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Kansas City Repertory Theatre welcomes celebrated Latin American film, television, and music star Mauricio Martinez in the iconic role of Che in the musical E…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:42AM
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Welcome to Agrabah! Highlights from ALADDIN on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, opens on Broadway tonight, March 20th, 2014, at the New Amsterdam The…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:12PM
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Cast Complete for Watermill's Actor-Musician Barnum, Starring Evita's Matt Rawle by Andrew Gans

Jonathan O’Boyle will direct the production with choreography by Oti Mabuse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Video: Watch New HADESTOWN Star Maia Reficco Sing EVITA, NEXT TO NORMAL, and More

Maia Reficco will soon make her Broadway debut as ‘Eurydice’ in Hadestown. How will she fare back on stage? Watch video highlights of some of her past performances here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:02PM

Gaby Albo and Remember Jones Will Star in Axelrod Evita; Complete Cast Announced by Andrew Gans

José Zayas will direct the Tony-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical at the New Jersey venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:12AM
Monday, May 13, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘Momia en el Closet (Mummy in the Closet): Evita’s Return’ at GALA Hispanic Theatre by Anne Valentino

Eva Perón’s story is the stuff of movies, books, and, yes, even ghost stories. The meteoric rise of Evita from Argentine “showgirl” to beloved political figure has been comprehensivel…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 12:00PM
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Broadway Who's Who: Gregg Edelman by JK

Gregg Edelman is one of an increasingly rare breed - the working Broadway actor. In a career spanning more than 40 years, he's really done it all: ensemble work, supporting roles, leading ro…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:36AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Ballet Hispánico performs "On Air" | NEXT at the Kennedy Center by The Kennedy Center

This excerpt of Ballet Hispánico’s Doña Perón is centered on Eva Perón (Dandara Veiga) teaching Juan Perón (Chris Bloom) to connect with the public through various media channels. She…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:18PM
Monday, March 11, 2024

2023 - 2024 Broadway Musical Logos: Lempicka by JK

Tamara de Lempicka was world famous art deco artist, whose works are still en vogue nearly 100 years after they were created. Arguably the most recognizable of her paintings was her 1929 sel…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:18AM
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Musicals Affected By the TikTok-Universal Fallout: WICKED, PHANTOM & More Banned From the App

Decca Broadway, a frequent contributor of Broadway cast recordings and movie musical soundtracks, is a subsidary of Universal Music Group, therefore all its releases have been taken off TikT…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:29PM
Sunday, February 25, 2024

Five, The Parody Musical by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

When she arrives dressed in a white pant suit, Labeija steals the stage with Hillary’s number “Miss Me Now” which trumps them all with a series of Broadway parodies paying tribute to C…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 06:46PM
Thursday, February 22, 2024

Musical “Evita”: 45 Years Later by Lisa Monde

Tim Rice became interested in the biography of Eva Perón – the wife of the famous dictator Juan Perón – in the early 70s of the past century. Most of the musical’s book, Tim wrote wh…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 02:45PM
Friday, February 16, 2024

Madonna's EVITA Film Costumes & More Up For Auction

Some of the Madonna's costumes and accessories from Evita are being auctioned off in London, along with other artifacts from the film adaptation, including pieces from 'Rainbow High' and han…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:09AM
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Play It Again: Evita's "A New Argentina" by JK

PLAY IT AGAIN: Evita’s “A New Argentina”  For this new series, Jeff has invited me to choose some classic Broadway show tunes and compare versions of these songs from several differen…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:42AM
Sunday, January 14, 2024

Ward Off the Monday Blues with Show Tunes on Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige has show tunes, movie songs and upliftin…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:02AM
Sunday, January 7, 2024

Actor drives 150 miles to star in Evita after lead and understudy fall ill by Charlie Moloney and Agency

Jessica Daley rushed to the rescue after Curve theatre in Leicester put out a call for someone who knew the role An actor travelled more than 150 miles to ensure a performance of the musical…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:18PM
Saturday, January 6, 2024

SO LUCKY Star Jessica Daley Travels Hours to Sing Role of Eva Peron in Curve's EVITA Due to Cast Illnesses

According to a social media post from the Curve, Jessica Daley, who is currently starring as Britney in I SHOULD BE SO LUCKY is making the 2-and-a-half-hour trip from her home in Middlesbrou…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:16PM
Sunday, December 17, 2023

Christmas shows: Evita; Peter Pan review – from Argentina to Neverland, a search for connection by Clare Brennan

Curve, Leicester; Sherman theatre, CardiffThe action feels distanced in Nikolai Foster’s coolly striking new production of the Lloyd Webber-Rice musical, while turmoil stalks the Darling h…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:06AM
Wednesday, December 13, 2023

by JK

ReDISCoveries: The Beautiful Game (Original Cast Recording) Jeff has kindly invited me to revisit and review some of the older cast recordings in my collection. Every other week or so, I’l…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:42AM
Monday, December 4, 2023

Video: Watch Highlights From Evita at Leicester's Curve by Andrew Gans

Nikolai Foster directs the new production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical at the Leicester venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:18AM
Friday, December 1, 2023

Evita review – oh what a circus as musical gets bizarre update by Miriam Gillinson

Curve theatre, LeicesterArgentina’s Eva Perón is reimagined as a modern-day influencer in an incoherent production lacking context Before it became a hit musical in 1978, Evita started ou…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:12PM

Evita, Starring Martha Kirby and Tyrone Huntley, Opens at Leicester's Curve December 1 by Andrew Gans

Nikolai Foster is directing the new production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical at the Leicester venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Thursday, November 30, 2023

What's New Buenos Aires?: Take a Look at the Curve's Evita, Starring Martha Kirby and Tyrone Huntley by Andrew Gans

Nikolai Foster is directing the new production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical at the Leicester venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:12PM
Monday, November 27, 2023

Martha Kirby Is Evita at Leicester’s Curve Starting November 27 by Andrew Gans

Nikolai Foster is directing the new production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Tuesday, November 21, 2023

The Gardens of Anuncia Review: The Anti Evita Musical by New York Theater

Graciela Daniele, a Broadway luminary for six decades, directs this lovely and peculiar musical written by her good friend Michael John LaChiusa, who uses Daniele’s life as the inspiration…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 12:54PM
Sunday, November 19, 2023

Joss Ackland: a beacon of power on British stage and screen by Michael Billington

From a sportive Falstaff for the RSC to a powerful Juan Perón in Evita, Ackland – who has died aged 95 – rarely had the star role but was a reassuring presence Joss Ackland, who has die…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:36PM
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

OK, Kenneth Branagh isn’t great as King Lear – but have you seen his abs? | Zing Tsjeng by Zing Tsjeng

From Daniel Radcliffe to Paul Mescal, a star name will fill theatres. And if most of the audience aren’t there for the acting, that’s not always a bad thing Poor Kenneth Branagh. His Wes…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:24AM
Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Photos: Check Out Tyrone Huntley, Martha Kirby, and Cast in Rehearsals for Evita at Leicester’s Curve by Andrew Gans

Nikolai Foster is directing the new production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Max von Essen to Join Broadway’s Chicago by Ruthie Fierberg

Max von Essen will be the next Billy Flynn in Chicago. The Tony Award-nominated actor will take over the leading role beginning on November 6 at the Ambassador Theatre. Von Essen will replac…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:13PM

‘His talent and enthusiasm never waned’: Blood Brothers and Evita producer Bill Kenwright by Mark Lawson

The Everton FC chairman and hands-on producer of dozens of stage hits, who has died aged 78, ceaselessly radiated the bonhomie of the actor he originally was While he was primarily a theatri…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:25AM
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

West End Producer Bill Kenwright Dies at 78 by Logan Culwell-Block

He was one of the U.K.'s most prolific impresarios, responsible for major productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cabaret, Evita, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:07PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards