Thursday, December 5, 2019

#TBT: Vintage Playbill: A Christmas Story: November 2012 by JK

I was at a distinct disadvantage when I saw A Christmas Story: The Musical. I had never seen A Christmas Story: The Movie! The good news is, the musical was wonderful, and though I may not h…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

[nyc] A New(ish) EVITA at New York City Center by Joshua Herren

Director Sammi Cannoid brings a lot of thought to the Webber/Rice juggernaut EVITA. Can the show’s libretto handle it?

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Token Theatre Friends: And Jasmine Cephas Jones! by American Theatre Editors

The Friends interview the 'Hamilton' star, who is back onstage in a musical version of 'Cyrano.' Plus reviews of 'Tina' on Broadway and a provocative new 'Evita,' and a special announcement!

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Monday, November 25, 2019

London's Sweat, Evita, More, Win at the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards by Dan Meyer

Present Laughter’s Andrew Scott and A German Life’s Maggie Smith took home the top acting prizes.

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Winners at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2019 include Open Air Regent’s Park’s Evita & Anne-Marie Duff for Sweet Charity at the Donmar

It was a glamorous night at the London Coliseum as the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards were revealed with Jamie Lloyd’s reinvention of Evita at the Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park be…

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Sweat, Evita, Maggie Smith & More Triumph at 2019 Evening Standard Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The 65th Annual Evening Standard Awards were announced on November 24 at the London Coliseum. The annual event honoring London theater was co-hosted by Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory, Evgeny …

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This Week on Broadway for November 24, 2019: A Christmas Carol by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about A Christmas Carol, Pumpgirl @ Irish Rep, Evita @ City Center, Einstein’s Dreams @ 59e59, Broadway Unplugged @ Merkin Hall, …

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Jamie Lloyd: ‘The reason Cyrano has endured is that we all have an insecurity’ by Interview By Holly Williams

The acclaimed theatre director on his latest West End production, his Pinter obsession, and why offering free tickets to first-time theatregoers is so important Theatre director Jamie Lloyd …

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Friday, November 22, 2019

A New(ish) Argentina: New York City Center’s ‘Evita’  by Matthew Wexler

New York City Center presents a lukewarm reimagining of 'Evita,' Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's pop opera about the legendary Eva Perón. The post A New(ish) Argentina: New York City Cen…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Argentinian Star Maia Reficco on Sharing the Role of Eva Perón with Solea Pfeiffer in Evita and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Maia Reficco is known for starring in Nickelodeon Latin America's Kally's Mashup, a TV series that features a mashup of classical and pop music. Now, the 19-year-old Argentinian star is ap…

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The Inheritance Tops Our List of Favorite Shows This Week

We also celebrate the returns of Evita and Slava to New York City.

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Richard Jordan: Evita is the greatest musical the UK has ever created by Richard Jordan

Ever felt as if theatre shows are like London buses? You wait around for ages and then three come along at once.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Ambition, Exhaustion, Evita by Victoria Cairl

“What’s new Buenos Aires?!” Eva Perone sings as she crosses the stage and in the latest take on “Evita” playing at New York City Center… Continue reading on Medium »

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Evita Review at New York City Center: A Feminist Spin with Two Evas by Jonathan Mandell

It’s surely pointless, four decades and two billion dollars after its debut, to rant about Evita, and silly to blame Andrew Lloyd Webber’s theatrical canonization of the amoral historica…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Evita at New York City Center: Review, Pics, Video by New York Theater

It’s surely pointless, four decades and two billion dollars after its debut, to rant about Evita, and silly to blame Andrew Lloyd Webber’s theatrical canonization of the amoral historica…

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Best of the Decade: Lin-Manuel Miranda on making history with Hamilton by Marc Snetiker

To celebrate the end of the 2010s, Entertainment Weekly’s Must List is looking back at the best pop culture that changed pop culture in movies, TV, music, and more (catch up on our list so…

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Monday, November 18, 2019 #LiveatFive with Maia Reficco of Evita by

Maia Reficco stops by HQ to chat about starring in Evita at New York City Center and more with Beth Stevens.

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Evita by Darryl Reilly

Solea Pfeiffer in a scene from New York City Center’s revival of “Evita” (Photo credit: Joan Marcus) Darryl Reilly, Critic Abandoning elaborate scenery and projections for her spirited…

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VIDEO: Krysta Rodriguez Performs 'Beyvita' Medley At Feinstein's/54 Below

Broadway favorite Krysta Rodriguez made her long-awaited Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut this fall, and we're getting a look at one of the concert's standout songs: the 'Beyvita' medley. Kry…

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Michael Musto

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to legendary writer and New York nightlife fixture Michael Musto about the 1968 album 'Diana Ross and The Supremes Sing and Perform Funny Girl.' They als…

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Today on Broadway: Monday, November 18, 2019 by James Marino

INHERITANCE raves, EVITA reviews, Weekly Show Schedule, Olivo and Tveit on Late Night, IN THE HEIGHTS Puerto Rico production announced “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Frid…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Evita – New York City Center by Sandi Durell

    By Brian Scott Lipton   “Solea! Solea! Solea!” I would not have been surprised if those words had been shouted in unison as Solea Pfeiffer took her bows after turning in her absol…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

BroadwayRadio Patreon Special: Matt’s Take, Part 1 by James Marino

This is a Patreon only release! Thank you for being Patreons. Saturday, 11/16 @ 10AM, Matt and James chat about the first five shows Matt has seen on his trip to NYC.  11/13, 2pm: The Cruci…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Review: An ‘Evita’ Newly Tailored for Our Time by Jesse Green

City Center’s gala production of the 1979 Broadway musical gives our favorite fascist enabler a feminist makeover.

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Review Roundup: EVITA at New York City Center

On November 13, New York City Center kicked off its Gala Presentation of Evita, running through November 24. Directed by Sammi Cannold, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock-opera musical …

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Read the Reviews for Evita at New York City Center by Dan Meyer

The gala presentation began November 13 with Solea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco splitting the title role.

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Evita: Star Quality to Spare by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ Thanks to star Solea Pfeiffer, the City Center Encores! production will leave you on a rainbow high The post Evita: Star Quality to Spare appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Evita: Come Share Her Glory, with Two Actresses by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ Maia Reficco and a sublime Solea Pfeiffer divide the role of the historical diva in a sparkling new production The post Evita: Come Share Her Glory, with Two Actresses appeared …

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