Thursday, December 5, 2019

Stars From Moulin Rouge!, Little Shop of Horrors, More Join 2019 Edition of Red Bucket Follies by Dan Meyer

The annual variety concert supports Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Jonathan Groff, André De Shields and More to Appear as Special Guests at RED BUCKET FOLLIES

Broadway's onstage best, most impressive ensembles and behind-the-scenes superstars will celebrate six weeks of dedicated fundraising at Red Bucket Follies at 4:30 pm on Monday, December 9, …

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Eleanor's Very Merry Christmas Wish moves Denise McGowan Tracy from Petterino's to the North Pole by Catey Sullivan

The longtime cabaret producer turns her own children's book about a lonely rag doll into a new holiday musical. Some artists hone their craft at college or conse…

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FOLLIES, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's December Stage-to-Screen Report

December is a big month for stage to screen adaptations, because the highly-anticipated film, CATS, will be released on December 20! The Spongebob Squarepants musical will also be performed …

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

Velma and Thelma: The Connor Sisters by Trav S.D.

The identical Connor Twins, Velma (1906-1987) and Thelma (1906-1981) hailed from Hornbeck, Vernon Parish, Louisiana. The harmonizing sisters toured big time vaudeville with a Gus Edwards rev…

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Friday, November 29, 2019

BWW Flashback: Imelda Staunton Takes the Stage, From GYPSY to FOLLIES!

It's a big week for Imelda Staunton. Following rumors that the stage and screen star was in talks to take over as Queen Elizabeth is season 5 and 6 of The Crown, it was announced that she wo…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Hello, Dolly! transfer to star Imelda Staunton at the Adelphi Theatre

Four-time Olivier Award-winning actress Imelda Staunton is set to star in the lead role of the iconic musical, Hello, Dolly! The West End revival will run at London's Adelphi Theatre next ye…

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New West End staging of iconic musical Hello, Dolly! will star Imelda Staunton in the title role

So nice to see Imelda Staunton back where she belongs, on the London stage, and this time she’s playing one of the most iconic musical theatre roles ever written, Dolly Levi, in a new West…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

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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Poll: Which other Sondheim musical would you like to see adapted for the big screen? by Georgia Snow

Last week it was announced that Dominic Cooke is bringing Sondheim’s musical Follies – which he directed at the National Theatre in

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

This Week on Broadway for November 17, 2019: The Inheritance by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the announcement of FOLLIES movie based on 2018 NT production, The Inheritance, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, DruidShakes…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Follies Film in the Works; James Goldman-Stephen Sondheim Musical Classic to Be Directed by Dominic Cooke by

The James Goldman-Stephen Sondheim musical Follies is heading to the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, film rights for the well-loved 1971 musical have been secured by produc…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, November 15, 2019 by James Marino

FOLLIES Film IS REAL! BND + RBJ = KenCen N2N, TAKE ME OUT completes Its Team, TIME 100, T-Swizzle goes “Meow” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting t…

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Dominic Cooke to adapt Sondheim’s Follies for the big screen by Georgia Snow

Dominic Cooke, who directed the National Theatre’s Olivier award-winning production of Follies, is to adapt the Stephen Sondheim musical for the screen,

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Follies Film in the Works; James Goldman/Stephen Sondheim Musical Classic to Be Directed by Dominic Cooke by

The Stephen Sondheim/James Goldman musical Follies is heading to the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, film rights for the well-loved 1971 musical have been secured by produce…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES Greenlit For Film Adaptation

A film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Follies has just been greenlit for production by BBC Films and Heyday Films.

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A Movie Adaptation of Follies Is in the Works; Dominic Cooke to Direct by Logan Culwell-Block

Cooke also helmed the Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman musical's recent London revival.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The Last Round-Up of Evelyn Nelson by Trav S.D.

The short life and career of silent screen star Evelyn Nelson (1899-1923) are tantalizing in their thwarted promise and in their mystery. Originally from Chloride Arizona, Nelson was to star…

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Ellie MacPherson Plays Presidential Veto Before Returning to Green Room 42 With Cabaret Show Happy Birthday Mr. President by Playbill Staff

The singing actor slash presidential historian walks audiences through some of our former commanders in chief, along with their foibles and follies.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

"An Evening With..." Eartha Kitt at The Green Room 42 by Angela Tricarico

by Anna Althiede In the immortal words of Eartha Kitt, “The price we pay for being true to ourselves is worth it.”  Though perhaps best commercially known as the voice behind the enduri…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Call Answered: Warren Schein: "Dream Along With Me: A Tribute To Perry Como" + "Memories of the Playboy Club" by Adam Rothenberg

From comedy and song to TV to theatre, Warren Schein has been entertaining audiences for over forty years. With another one-man show in development, Warren shows no signs of stopping. He lov…

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Dates Set for 2019 Edition of Red Bucket Follies by Dan Meyer

The annual variety concert supports Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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BC/EFA Announces 2019 Red Bucket Follies

Broadway Cares' signature red buckets will be held by dedicated volunteers and company members in Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring productions across the country as six weeks of i…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

WATCH: A Look Inside at The McKittrick Hotel’s Bartschland Follies by Roberto Araujo

Drag artist Joey Arias and nightlife queen Susanne Bartsch take us inside The McKittrick Hotel for an exclusive performance.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Janie Dee & More Cast in Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival of The Boy Friend by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Menier Chocolate Factory has announced initial casting for its upcoming production of Sandy Wilson's delightful 1953 tuner The Boy Friend. Matthew White will direct the previously a…

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Throwback: Watch Stephanie J. Block in THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES in 1994

We're throwing it back, Block-style! The Twitter account 'Stephanie J. Block Doing Things' has posted a throwback video of Block as Ziegfeld's Favorite in The Will Rogers Follies in 1994 in …

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Photo Flash: John Weidman Visits Signature Theatre's ASSASSINS

Signature Theatre presents Assassins with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi,…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Broadway's Music Man Revival Adds Four More Tony Winners to the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A foursome of Tony-winning stars have joined the upcoming main-stem production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. Jefferson Mays will play Mayor Shinn, with Jayne Houdyshell as Eulalie Ma…

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Friday, August 30, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Burning Question of Broadway - The Masters by JK

A couple weeks ago, The Friday 5 revealed some of Broadway's most burning musical questions. They came from a variety of shows by a variety of writers. So we got to thinking... did the Musi…

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Remembering Pacific Overtures by Mark Robinson

Composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, particularly when he was paired with director Harold Prince, moved and shaped musical through bold experiments that challenged audiences while unearthi…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

#TBT: 2013's HBO Documentary Six By Sondheim by JK

This week's #TBT is likely a true throwback to most of you, as it should be for real theater fans. Sadly, it is all new to me. Somehow, the Peabody Award-winning HBO Documentary: Six by Son…

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