Sunday, February 17, 2019

Great Performances by John Simon

What exactly is a great performance by an actor or actress on stage or screen? Or if not exactly, because it involves something words seem unable to express fully, at least approximately.It …

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUSIC MAN by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man starring Tony Award nominee Nor…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Follies’ Joanna Riding: ‘Imelda Staunton has left big shoes to fill, even if they contained little feet’ by Mark Shenton

As Follies returns to the National Theatre, the Olivier-winning Joanna Riding is taking on the role Imelda Staunton played in the hit

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Hats Off, Here They Come: Follies Returns to London’s National February 12 by Andrew Gans

The Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical will officially open February 22.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUSIC MAN by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man starring Tony Award nominee Nor…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUSIC MAN by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man starring Tony Award nominee Nor…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The National Theatre's FOLLIES by BroadwayWorld

After a sold-out run, Follies returns to the NT in 2019. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, January 30- Happy Birthday, Hal Prince! by Alexa Criscitiello

Harold 'Hal' Prince directed the premiere productions of Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, The Phantom of the Opera, She Loves Me, Company, Follies, Candide, Pacific Overtures, Ev…

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Saturday, January 26, 2019

BWW TV: We've Got Trouble in DC! Watch Jessie Mueller, Norm Lewis & More Give Sneak Peek of Kennedy Center's THE MUSIC MAN by Tv - On The Road

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present the Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. It will star Norm Lewis Porgy and Bess as Harol…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis, Jessie Muller & More Rehearse for Kennedy Center's THE MUSIC MAN! by Walter McBride

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present the Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. It will star Norm Lewis Porgy and Bess as Harol…

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

FREEZE FRAME: Jessie Mueller, Norm Lewis & More Rehearse for Kennedy Center's THE MUSIC MAN by Walter McBride

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present the Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. It will star Norm Lewis Porgy and Bess as Harol…

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Odds & Ends: Fosse/Verdon Gets a Premiere Date & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. FX's Fosse/Verdon Gets a Premiere Date Fosse/Verdon, the limited series about the professional and romantic relations…

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VIDEO: Watch Jessie Mueller and Norm Lewis in Rehearsals for THE MUSIC MAN! by BroadwayWorld

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present the Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. It will star Norm Lewis Porgy and Bess as Harol…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Casting directors behind Hamilton and Follies up for inaugural awards honouring their craft by Matthew Hemley

Casting directors behind shows including Follies and Hamilton have been nominated for an inaugural awards ceremony honouring their work. The Casting Awards

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

BWW Album Review: FOLLIES (2018 National Theatre Cast Recording) Touches the Sublime by David Clarke

Once one of the costliest flops in Broadway history, FOLLIES is now highly regarded as a true classic in musical theater canon. The well-reviewed National Theatre revival, which ran through …

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Top Theatre Stories: Friday, January 18, 2019 by Roberto Araujo

The latest about Laura Benanti, Kinky Boots, Follies, and more

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Warner Classics and National Theatre Present the FOLLIES 2018 Cast Recording by TV News Desk

WARNER CLASSICSandtheNATIONAL THEATREannounce the digital download and streaming release ofStephen Sondheim'slegendary musicalFOLLIES - 2018 National Theatre Cast Recordingtoday.

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National Theatre’s Follies releases 2018 cast recording by Robin Johnson

The National Theatre have announced that 'Follies - 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording' has been released via digital download and streaming platforms. The post National Theatre’s Fo…

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London Follies Revival Cast Album Now Available by Logan Culwell-Block

The 2017 National Theatre production featured a cast including Imelda Staunton, and Janie Dee; the latter will reprise her performance in the 2019 return of the staging.

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Cast recording of the National Theatre’s production of Sondheim’s Follies is released for digital download and streaming

There will be many a musical theatre fan secretly listening to the National Theatre cast recording of Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical Follies at work today. Plus, it’s not long befo…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

National Theatre FOLLIES Cast Recording To Drop Tomorrow by Alexa Criscitiello

According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail a cast album of the acclaimedNational Theatre production ofStephen Sondheim's FOLLIES will be available for download and streaming oniTunes andSp…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with CITY OF ANGELS, WILL ROGERS FOLLIES, BRIGHT STAR Legend, Dee Hoty by Behind The Curtain

She's Dee-lightful, she's Dee-licious, she's Dee Hoty Three time tony nominee Dee Hoty swings by Shetler Studios to look back on her illustrious performing career which includes starring rol…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Peggy Shannon: In the “It Girl”‘s Sad Footsteps by Trav S.D.

A tribute to stage and screen star Peggy Shannon (Winona Sammon, 1907-1941), a prolific artist with a sad end. Born in Pine Bluff Arkansas, she was only 16 when she went into the Ziegfeld Fo…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Rosie O'Donnell Joins THE MUSIC MAN at the Kennedy Center by BroadwayWorld

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today that Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O'Donnell will play Mrs. Paroo in the Broadway Center Stage production of Me…

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Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White Join My Fair Lady on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented Broadway alums Danny Burstein and Christian Dante step into the acclaimed Broadway revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady on January 8. They take over the roles of Alfred …

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Best of 2018 by Wendy Caster

In 2018, I saw 74 shows. Only nine of them were on Broadway; those prices, even when discounted, keep scaring me away. However, I've lost little by skipping Broadway shows (as much as I woul…

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“Ionesco Suite” at BAM Fischer, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Directed by Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota and based on the texts of Eugene Ionesco, “Ionesco Suite” will be on stage at BAM Fisher, New York from January 23-26.BAM’s website describes this pro…

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

BroadwayRadio Special: Interview with Philip Chaffin by James Marino

James Marino and talks with Philip Chaffin about his new album, “Will He Like Me” on the PS Classics label. Guest: Philip Chaffin   Bio: PHILIP CHAFFIN has received three Gr…

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Monday, December 17, 2018

I Love Him But It Embarrasses Me by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Galt MacDermot.It doesn't actually embarrass me to love Galt MacDermot, the composer of Hair and Two Gentlemen of Verona, whose death was just announced--I'm just using this opportunity to e…

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Production news round-up: Hamilton’s Giles Terera cast in The American Clock and the Yard in London to stage a female-led version of The Crucible by Giverny Masso

Musicals Full casting has been announced for the return of Follies to the National Theatre. The musical will run from February 12

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Jessie Mueller Will Star as Marian in Kennedy Center's THE MUSIC MAN by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has learned Tony Award-winning actress Jessie Mueller Waitress, Carousel will reunite with Beautiful director Marc Bruni Broadway Center Stage How to Succeed... for the Broadwa…

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