Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Broadway From A to Z: B by JK

Today, we continue our new series that is strictly to the letter. Broadway From A to Z, will look at the people, shows and history of The Great Bright Way! Obviously, with each entry, we'll…

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Sunday, January 2, 2022

BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Kick-Off the New Year with star-studded new additions on BroadwayHD, including the Les Miserables 25 Anniversary Concert with Nick Jonas. January 1, 2022: BroadwayHD, the premiere streamin…

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Monday, December 27, 2021

Broadway Performer Harvey Evans Dies at 80 by Dan Meyer

The singer, actor, and dancer appeared in Hello, Dolly!, Follies, West Side Story, and more.

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Sunday, December 26, 2021

Harvey Evans, Original Cast Member of Follies, Anyone Can Whistle, and More, Dies at 80

Evans was also in the original production of West Side Story and both film versions of the musical.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:12PM
Tuesday, December 21, 2021


Kicking off the month on January 1st is the 1945 musical comedy film Ziegfeld Follies, featuring Fred Astaire, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Fanny Brice, Lena Horne and more. The…

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Monday, December 20, 2021

2021 as reflected in our mostly-theater/cabaret blog - part 1 of 2: January through May 2021 by Fred Landau

  2021 as reflected in our mostly-theater/cabaret blog - part 1 of 2: January through May 2021 This felt like an overall Broadway theme for 2021, that even the hopeful people were …

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Friday, December 10, 2021

How I got to know Stephen Sondheim by Phoebe Rumsey

In search of an understanding of her feelings of nostalgia having seen ‘Follies’, Phoebe Rumsey decided to reach out to the great composer and this led to a correspondence

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Wake Up With BWW 12/9: FOLLIES Film in the Works, Lights Dim For Stephen Sondheim, and more!

Today's top stories include the announcement of a film adaptation of Follies, which is 'in active development.' Plus, check out photos from the red carpet at the West Side Story film premier…

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The Power of Seeing Sondheim—the Man - TDF members share their memories of running into the late genius by Raven Snook

TDF members share their memories of running into the late genius --- Two weeks after his death, Stephen Sondheim is still being remembered, mourned and feted, online and off. A multitude of …

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

FOLLIES Movie Adaptation Is In the Works

Here they come, those beautiful girls! A film version of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies is 'in active development' with Heyday Films.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:40PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021

Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of Musical Theater Titan Stephen Sondheim by Caitlin Moynihan

The Broadway League has announced that marquee lights of all Broadway theaters will be dimmed for one minute on December 8 at 6:30PM ET in memory of the legendary composer and lyricist St…

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Broadway theaters to dim lights Dec. 8 in memory of Stephen Sondheim by Caitlin Huston

Broadway theaters will dim their lights for 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 8 in memory of Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim died Nov. 26 at the age of 91. The legendary composer created Broadway staples such as…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Seth Rudetsky Reflects on the Legacy of Stephen Sondheim by Seth Rudetsky

Stories from A Little Night Music, Into The Woods, Follies, and more.

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Indie-Folk Sondheim and RENT Opening Night – The Signature Show Episode 2.3 by Signature Theatre

This month on The Signature Show follow David Merino (RENT's Angel) around Shirlington and Signature to see what an out-of-town artist does during performances. Take a special look at our fi…

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Monday, November 29, 2021

VIDEO: Stephen Sondheim at the Tony Awards

Today we are flashing back to Sondheim's accomplishments at the Tony Awards, which included wins for Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, Passion, and a Life…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:00PM
Friday, November 26, 2021

Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91 by Associated Press

Sondheim influenced several generations of theater songwriters, particularly with such landmark musicals as “Company,” “Follies” and “Sweeney Todd.” The post Towering musical t…

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Stephen Sondheim: a daring and dazzling musical theatre icon by Mark Lawson

The American composer and lyricist, who has died aged 91, shaped the musical artform with his wise, witty and extravagantly clever work Stephen Sondheim achieved such acclaim – for deepeni…

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Stephen Sondheim: master craftsman who reinvented the musical dies aged 91 by Chris Wiegand

Scoring his first big hit with West Side Story at 27, the US composer and lyricist raised the art form’s status with moving and funny masterpieces including Follies and Company Stephen Son…

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Oh no! Stephen Sondheim, 91, has died. “Two of the hardest words in the language to rhyme are life and love.” by New York Theaterh

Stephen Sondheim, the central figure in contemporary American musical theater., as died at age 91. His works include: “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Company,” “…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 05:56PM

Stephen Sondheim Dies: Broadway Songwriting Titan For ‘Sweeney Todd’ And ‘A Little Night Music’ Was 91 by Bruce Haring

Stephen Sondheim, one of the giants of Broadway songwriting, died early Friday at his home in Roxbury, Conn. He was 91. Attorney F. Richard Pappas, announced the death, which he described as…

SOURCE: Deadline at 05:16PM

Stephen Sondheim, Composer of ‘Follies,’ ‘Sweeney Todd,’ Dies at 91 by Carmel Dagan

Stephen Sondheim, the dominant voice in American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century and the composer with the most Tony Awards, has died. He was 91. His shows, from the c…

SOURCE: Variety at 05:15PM
Thursday, November 18, 2021

Hooray for Tommy Tune! American Dance Machine Takes On The Will Rogers Follies with Original Stars by Paul Wontorek

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21), the reboot of the legendary Broadway choreography restoration project American Dance Machine, has launched its latest video. Led by Tony …

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Watch Cady Huffman and American Dance Machine for the 21st Century Recreate 'Our Favorite Son' From The Will Rogers Follies by Talaura Harms

The dance video features 10 original cast members and 10 AMD21 company members performing the original Tommy Tune choreography.

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VIDEO: Cady Huffman & THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES Cast Members Perform 'Our Favorite Son'

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century has released its latest joyous virtual video, “Our Favorite Son” from the Broadway musical The Will Rogers Follies, performed by Tony Awar…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:50PM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Will a Sondheim show finally go mega-premium? Let's make a wish! "Another 100 Patti Fans Got Off Of Their Phones" by Fred Landau

Will a Sondheim show finally go mega-premium?  Let's make a wish!  "Another 100 Patti Fans Got Off Of Their Phones"  In the 2010s, we saw million-dollar weeks for the FOLLIES revival, an…

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

After Pandemic Pivoting to Launch a Catering Business, Cindy Goldfield Returns to The Stage

 by Edward Guthmann When COVID hit early last year, Cindy Goldfield was rehearsing Nine to Five at Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. She was playing Violet Newstead, the role L…

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Cady Huffman to Lead ADM21 in “Our Favorite Son” From THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century will release its latest joyous virtual video, “Our Favorite Son” from the Broadway musical The Will Rogers Follies, performed by Cady Huffman …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:38PM
Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Facetime Interview: Instagram Live REPLAY: Luba Mason: Broadway Actress, Recording Artist, Girl From The North Country Broadway, Bob Dylan by Adam Rothenberg

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Call Me Adam (@callmeadamnyc) If you missed my Instagram Live with Luba Mason (Actress, Recording Artist), you can watch the REPLAY …

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Sunday, October 31, 2021

MORNING'S AT SEVEN Opening Night Delayed Due to Injury; Judith Ivey Departs

Broadway’s Nancy Ringham (Follies, The Will Rogers Follies) will assume the role of Arry in the new production of Paul Osborn’s Morning’s At Seven, currently playing through Januar…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:49PM
Friday, October 22, 2021

Emmy-Winner Peter Scolari Passes Away at 66

Peter Scolari's Broadway credits included The Wizard in Wicked, Wilbur Turnblad in Hairspray, Yogi in Bronx Bombers, and Michael Daly in Lucky Guy. He was also seen in Magic/Bird, Sly Fox, a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:28PM
Sunday, October 3, 2021

The week in theatre: The Normal Heart; Shining City by Susannah Clapp

Olivier; Theatre Royal Stratford East, LondonLarry Kramer’s 1985 response to the Aids crisis resonates with new force. And Dublin ghost stories unfurl slowly in a fine Conor McPherson revi…

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