Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Raises $252,575 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

On July 10, fans were able to watch Broadway legend Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- Cole Escola Joins to Talk Bernadette Peters Live!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actor and comedian Cole Escola about 'Bernadette Peters Live from Royal Festival Hall' in London. In this concert, Bernadette performs favorite songs …

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Signature Theatre Co-Founder and Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer Exits Company by Lindsey Sullivan

Three decades after co-founding Virginia's Signature Theatre, Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer will retire from his position and depart the company. Signature Theatre released a statement f…

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Audition Song Suggestions for Ragtime – by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Song Suggestions for Ragtime –  by Character Written by Leryn Turlington June 22nd, 2020 ‘Journey on’ to your musical theatre audition ‘of the century’ for the cla…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Danny Burstein Wins Drama League Award; Moulin Rouge!, The Inheritance & More Triumph by Lindsey Sullivan

Six-time Tony nominee and Moulin Rouge! standout Danny Burstein was named the winner of the Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award on June 18. Burstein's triumph was announced along…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Revisit the Past Decade of The Red Bucket Follies With Hamilton, Newsies, and More by Marc J. Franklin

In honor of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, look back at the beloved fundraising celebration.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020


Another decade, another plethora of Sondheim shows! While we all wait for a new Sondheim show (PLEASE, STEVE!), there certainly hasn't been a lack of his works to enjoy. Over the past ten ye…

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Hello, Dolly!, Starring Four-Time Olivier Award Winner Imelda Staunton, Postponed in the West End by Lindsey Sullivan

London audiences will have to wait for this parade to pass by. The previously announced production of Hello, Dolly! has been postponed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The revival, sta…

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 10 Favorite Broadway Musical Revivals by JK

Last week, we began our series that takes a look back at the theater we enjoyed over the last 10 seasons. One of those posts revealed our 10 Favorite Broadway Play Revivals (HERE), and today…

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VIDEOS: Freestyle Love Supreme, Brandon Victor Dixon, and More Perform in Waterwell's FLEET WEEK FOLLIES

Waterwell's Fleet Week Follies is an annual festival that brings military and civilian communities together for a day of connection, celebration, and entertainment. Among those who performed…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Drama Desk Awards Honors the Late Harold Prince with Namesake Lifetime Achievement Award by Lindsey Sullivan

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of theater producer and director Harold Prince with the Drama Desk’s newly established lifetime achievement honor. The …

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Friday, May 15, 2020
Sunday, May 10, 2020
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Playlist: Cy Coleman — A Broadway Celebration by Mark Robinson

Cy Coleman was always one of Broadway’s most eclectic composers, working with many lyricists and employing musical styles that stretch from jazz to operetta, country to pop. Even with …

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Opera Singer Rosalind Elias, Who Appeared on Broadway in Follies, Dies at 90 by Lindsey Sullivan

Opera singer Rosalind Elias, who made her Broadway debut at age 81 in the 2011 revival of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies, died in New York on May 3, according to Metropolitan …

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Opera Star Rosalind Elias, Who Made Broadway Debut in 2011's Follies, Dies at 90

Elias played Heidi Schiller, singing "One More Kiss" in the Broadway production.

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Rosalind Elias, Opera Star Who Appeared in Follies on Broadway, Dies at 90 by Ryan McPhee

The mezzo-soprano played Heidi in the 2011 revival of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical.

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Metropolitan Opera Performer Rosalind Elias, Who Appeared in the 2011 Revival of FOLLIES, Dies at 90

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Rosalind Elias, a longtime performer with the Metropolitan Opera, has died at age 90.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Broadway's Still Here! Spot Stars from Every Musical in This Epic Performance of 'I'm Still Here' by Lindsey Sullivan

Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration was packed with a jaw-dropping lineup of stars: Meryl Streep, Audra McDonald, Christine Baranski, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Neil Patrick …

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Saturday, April 25, 2020

Watch Bernadette Peters' Emotional 'Not a Day Goes By' as You Ready for Sunday's Starry Sondheim Fest by Caitlin Moynihan

Not a day goes by that we don't think about Bernadette Peters singing in her many Sondheim roles. From Follies to Follies to A Little Night Music to Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park wit…

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Gear Up for the Sondheim 90th Birthday Salute with Mandy Patinkin's Brilliant "Buddy's Blues" by Lindsey Sullivan

Don't you adore Mandy Patinkin? We do, and this makes us especially excited for the previously announced Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration on Sunday, April 26. The …

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Friday, April 24, 2020

Watch Patti LuPone Knock 'Em Dead with 'I'm Still Here' Before the Sondheim Birthday Party by Caitlin Moynihan

Patti LuPone and Stephen Sondheim are two Broadway greats who need no introduction, and they have the history to prove it. LuPone is a part of the new Broadway revival of Sondheim and Georg…

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Get Ready for the Big Sondheim Concert by Watching Donna Murphy Nail 'The Story of Lucy and Jessie' from Follies by Caitlin Moynihan

Donna Murphy is just one of the many A-list stars set to toast Stephen Sondheim in Broadway.com's Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration on Sunday, April 26 at 8PM ET. T…

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone : The Cast by JK

This charming little musical was all the more charming because of its thoroughly stellar cast. The talent on this roster of the original Broadway cast is mind-boggling. Not just chock full o…

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara Shares Favorite Memories From FOLLIES, THE PAJAMA GAME, and KISS ME KATE

Kelli O'Hara took part in Roundabout's 'Roundabout Off-Script' series, where members of the company's family share their favorite moments from onstage or off.

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Sunday, April 12, 2020

The Daily Distraction: Look Who's Here (It's Ann Miller) by Ryan McPhee

The star of musicals on stage and screen appeared in Paper Mill Playhouse's 1998 production of Follies.

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Bob Avian Part 3 by Barry Gordin

Bob Avian: Dancing Man, A Life in Theater as Choreographer/Director;  Tales of Collaborating with Michael Bennett in New Autobiography By: Ellis Nassour Dancing Man: A Broadway Chore…

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone: The Creative Team by JK

This week as we take a look back at what the creative team of April's Musical of the Month, we'll find some familiar names, and others who haven't been heard from since the show closed. As …

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Playbill Viewing: Tony Winner Cady Huffman Goes Meta With Cady Did by Mark Peikert

The Producers and The Will Rogers Follies star plays a version of herself in her new YouTube comedy series.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Recapping Smash 1.13: "I'm in Tech." by Mark Peikert

The gang travels to Boston, leaving behind their real lives but, in Ivy Lynn's case, perhaps bringing a framed photo of Bernadette Peters in Follies?

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Sondheim at 90 Songs: 2 - 'Epiphany'/'A Little Priest' by David Nice

Is there a better climax to a musical first act than the terror-plus-wit in 'Sweeney Todd'? Two numbers, one hair-raising slice of music-theatre. When Sondheim's paying homage to the older, …

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