Thursday, April 18, 2024

Imelda Staunton chats returning to the stage for Hello, Dolly! by Official London Theatre

Multi-Olivier and BAFTA Award-winning Imelda Staunton is back where she belongs in Hello, Dolly! Coming to The London Palladium for a limited summer season, this brand-new production re-uni…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:30AM
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Sally & Tom: Follies of a Founding Father by Bob Verini

★★★★☆ Suzan-Lori Parks melds the Thomas Jefferson/Sally Hemings mystery with the struggle for freedom in our own day The post Sally & Tom: Follies of a Founding Father appeared…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:28PM
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Ziegfeld, A-Z (And a New Tribute Show) by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of the great showman Flo Ziegfeld — seemed like the proper time to let you know about The Ziegfeld Girls Revue, playing at the The Green Room 42 (and livestreaming) o…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:12AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

‘Am I playing Dolly Parton? I’m flattered!’ Imelda Staunton launches Hello, Dolly! in London by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Staunton reunites with Follies director Dominic Cooke to bring ‘old musical to a new audience’ at the Palladium in July After a four-year delay caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Imelda St…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:12PM

Of Gelding, Gilding, and Edmund Goulding by Trav S.D.

Only recently did I conclude that I was a fan of director Edmund Goulding (1891-1959), having passed that crucial moment when I was realized that several movies I like had a key artist in co…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:42AM
Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Coming in June to The Montalbán – “The Gotham Follies of 1939” by Pauline Adamek

Created by famed Australian film, TV, theatre, and publishing maverick, Russall S. Beattie—the visionary who brought us The Empire Strips Back—is a new show The Gotham Follies of 1939. …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 11:12PM
Monday, March 11, 2024

PLAYBILLDER: Build Your Own Playbill by Playbill

Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School's Department of Theatre Arts show off their custom built Playbills for their production of The Will Rogers Follies. Build your own Playbill at https:…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:02PM
Friday, March 8, 2024

Broadway Games: Where Haven't We Seen You Before? by JK

Most of our Broadway favorites have careers beyond the stage; others come to Broadway from TV and/or film. In any case, if we look around enough, they seem to be everywhere. Broadway Games:…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:02AM
Friday, February 23, 2024

Andrea McArdle, Clint Holmes, Frederica von Stade, More Set for Las Vegas Staging of Sondheim's Follies by Andrew Gans

David James Robinson will direct the 45-member company of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Pride House by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

While “Pride” has come to stand for Gay Liberation in contemporary times, Beatrice has named her house after Jane Austen’s novel as it is made clear when she names her new guesthouse �…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 12:44AM
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Review: Harmony by JK

Review of the Sunday matinee performance on January 7, 2024 at the Barrymore Theatre in New York City. Starring Chip Zien, Sierra Boggess, Julie Benko, Sean Bell, Danny Kornfeld, Zal Owen, E…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:36AM
Friday, January 12, 2024

How Bonnie Milligan and J. Harrison Ghee Saved the Red Bucket Follies by Seth Rudetsky

Plus, who hosts the New Year's Day brunch of every Broadway lover's dreams and where you can see Seth live next!

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM
Saturday, December 30, 2023

“A VALENTINE TO NEW YORK”: PART 3 OF THE HISTORY OF “ON THE TOWN” by Ron Fassler

2014 Revival of “On the Town” with Clyde Alves, Tony Yazbeck and Jay Armstrong Johnson in the front line.December 30, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler This week’s tw…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 09:20AM
Wednesday, December 20, 2023

How Len Cariou Inspired Stephen Sondheim to Write 'Send in the Clowns' by Seth Rudetsky

Plus, footage from this year's Red Bucket Follies, including Sierra Boggess paying tribute to Phantom of the Opera.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM
Sunday, December 10, 2023

31 Days of Holiday Cheer: 'The Radio City Chanukah Spectacular' Presented at the 2019 Red Bucket Follies by Talaura Harms

Tune in every day this month as we share holiday music videos from our favorite Broadway stars, as well as a few new original videos.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06AM
Friday, December 8, 2023

Video: Watch Highlights From BC/EFA's Red Bucket Follies

Watch highlights from the Red Bucket Follies in an all new video! The variety show, which took place December 4 and 5, honored the 46 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:11AM

Video: Watch J. Harrison Ghee, Bonnie Milligan, Jelani Remy, More in Highlights From Red Bucket Follies by Andrew Gans, Molly Higgins

After a four-year hiatus, the star-studded variety show, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares, returned to Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Thursday, December 7, 2023

Red Bucket Follies 2023 Highlights by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

An exultant and effervescent Red Bucket Follies returned after a four-year, pandemic-induced hiatus to celebrate six weeks of enthusiastic and dedicated fundraising. The star-studded variety…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM

The First (Unused) Follies Poster Art Was Modeled on Dolly Parton by Talaura Harms

In his new book Poster Child, artist David Edward Byrd shares how he created the iconic posters for the original productions of Follies, Godspell, Little Shop of Horrors, and many others.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Today on Broadway: Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023 - BroadwayRadio

https://www.playbill.com/article/red-bucket-follies-return-raises-over-4-5-million-for-broadway-cares. 1) Jennifer Lopez Attached to 'Kiss of the ...

SOURCE: Google at 12:42PM

Red Bucket Follies raises $4,553,203 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Andy Lefkowitz

The variety show, a bookend to fall post-show fundraising, returned after a four-year pandemic hiatus.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 12:49AM
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Photos: RED BUCKET FOLLIES Raises $4,553,203 For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

An exultant and effervescent Red Bucket Follies returned after a four-year, pandemic-induced hiatus to celebrate six weeks of enthusiastic and dedicated fundraising. The star-studded varie…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:35PM

Red Bucket Follies' Return Raises Over $4.5 Million for Broadway Cares by Molly Higgins, Andrew Gans

After a four-year hiatus, the star-studded variety show returned December 4-5 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:32PM

Here We Are ****, Hell’s Kitchen ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward December 5, 2023: It should come as no surprise that Here We Are, the final effort by Stephen Sondheim, is unlike any other work from the late master of the American mus…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 08:24AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023

BCEFA Red Bucket Follies by bwaySHO

Iconic afternoon at BCEFA Red Bucket Follies

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:43PM
Monday, December 4, 2023

FOLLIES To Have Las Vegas Premiere In Spring 2024

Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's FOLLIES will get its Las Vegas premiere in a new production from Metropolis Theatricals in April 2024 at Alliante+Hotel+Spa.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:46PM

Red Bucket Follies Makes In-Person Return December 4–5 With J. Harrison Ghee, Bonnie Milligan, Jelani Remy, More by Andrew Gans

The fundraiser, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares, returns for the first time since the pandemic, playing Broadway's New Amsterdam.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Performers, guests and judges announced for Red Bucket Follies by Michael Abourizk

Tony Award-winning actors Victoria Clark, Leslie Odom Jr. and Roger Bart are among those slated to appear at the annual event.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 07:16PM

J. Harrison Ghee, Bonnie Milligan, and Jelani Remy Will Open Red Bucket Follies by Andrew Gans

The fundraiser, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares, has also announced a host of additional celebrity guests and performers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:02PM

Corbin Bleu, Roger Bart, Sierra Boggess & More to Join Broadway Cares' RED BUCKET FOLLIES

Broadway’s biggest names and brightest talents, both onstage and behind the scenes, are set to celebrate six weeks of dedicated fundraising with songs, skits and dance at the return of Red…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:50PM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

All’s Well That Ends Well by Steven Morris

Tiago Santos, Time Winters, Sean Faye (Photo by Jesse Saler) Reviewed by Martίn Hernández The Broadwater Black Box Through December 3 RECOMMENDED Many of William Shakespeare’s works…

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 11:40AM

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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