Monday, July 15, 2019

Beth Malone Replaces Will Swenson as Miss Trunchbull in Muny's Upcoming Matilda by Andy Lefkowitz

Beth Malone is returning to the stage in a plum role. The talented Tony nominee will portray the evil Miss Trunchbull in the Muny's highly anticipated summer staging of Matilda. Malone repl…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Why Do We See So Many Gay Male Characters On Broadway But So Few Lesbians? by Artsjournal1

Sure, there’s The Prom, and before that Fun Home, Indecent, and, going back, Rent and perhaps The Color Purple, but that’s been about it, writes Elisabeth Vincentelli. “Obviously, Broa…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

300 Shows: Greatest Performances By an Actress and Best Replacements by JK

As I said last week when discussing the greatest performances by an actor (HERE), when you are fortunate enough to have seen 300 different Broadway productions, you are even more fortunate t…

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Thursday, July 4, 2019

Ms. Broadway July 2019: Moulin Rouge!'s Karen Olivo by JK

I've had a small crush on Karen Olivo ever since I first saw her off-Broadway almost 15 years ago in Miracle Brothers. She has a strength that pervades any performance she gives, and yet, sh…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

300 Shows: Best Performances by an Actor & Most Disappointing Performances by JK

Pretty much every show has wonderful performances, and with 300 different Broadway shows under my belt, I've been so fortunate to see many unbelievably talented people. After all, with the r…

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Friday, June 28, 2019

The Friday 5: Pride: 5 Favorite LGBTQ Broadway Songs by JK

As we head into the final weekend of Pride 2019, I thought it appropriate to take a brief look at some Broadway songs that I turn to when I'm feeling alone or any emotional time in my life. …

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Monday, June 24, 2019

Max Chernin, Jim Stanek & More to Lead New Musical Passing Through at Goodspeed by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for Passing Through, the highly anticipated new musical arriving at Goodspeed's Terris Theatre this summer. Directed by Igor Goldin, choreographed by Marcos Santana and musi…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Beth Malone to Star in Unsinkable Molly Brown with Off-Broadway's Transport Group by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Beth Malone has signed on to headline a revival of Richard Morris and Meredith Willson's musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown as part of the 2019-2020 season of off-Broadway's Tra…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Secret Life of Bees Review by New York Theater

“The Secret Life of Bees” – first a 2001 best-selling novel, then a 2008 all-star movie, now a musical written by theatrical all stars Lynn Nottage (Sweat, Ruined), Duncan Sheik (Sprin…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Kaley Ann Voorhees, Susan Blackwell & More Join Starry Into the Woods Concert at Town Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

More casting has been announced for the highly anticipated benefit concert of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical Into the Woods. The previously announced event, presen…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The Crazy Story of How Beth Malone Got Cast in Broadway’s Fun Home by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth recounts the wild twists in Beth Malone’s career and how she quit theatre several times before landing a Tony nomination.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Jagged Little Pill Has A Cast by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Jagged Little Pill, the musical inspired by Alanis Morissette’s hit album and making its way to Broadway this fall, has announced a cast. Producers Vivek J. Tiwary, Arvind Ethan David, a…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe & More to Lead Into the Woods Concert at Town Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed company of stars have signed on to sing from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical Into the Woods for a one-night summer benefit. The concert, presented i…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Transport Group's Sweet Charity Concert Casts Rachel Bay Jones, Bonnie Milligan, Alysha Umphress & Santino Fontana by Andy Lefkowitz

A starry lineup of talent has been announced to appear in Transport Group's upcoming first-class concert presentation of the 1966 musical Sweet Charity. The previously announced one-night e…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Jenna Russell to Star in U.K. Premiere of The Bridges of Madison County at the Menier by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier winner and Tony nominee Jenna Russell will headline the upcoming U.K. debut staging of the acclaimed musical The Bridges of Madison County. The previously announced production, direc…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Mary Kate Morrissey to Play Janis in Mean Girls National Tour by Andy Lefkowitz

This talented star is throwing a Revenge Party across the country! Mary Kate Morrissey, a former Elphaba of the Wicked tour, has been cast as Janis Sarkisian in the upcoming national touring…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Gavin Lee to Play Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast at Paper Mill Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Gavin Lee will light up the stage of Paper Mill Playhouse this spring. The two-time Tony-nominated alum of SpongeBob SquarePants and Mary Poppins has been cast as Lumiere in the Millburn, NJ…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Fulton Theatre Season to Include Kinky Boots, Fun Home, Evita, Titanic, and More by Adam Hetrick

The Lancaster, Pennsylvania, theatre has announced its 2019–2020 season.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Jeremy Kushnier Will Return to Footloose in New Role & More 2019 Muny Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

The Muny has announced an exciting group of Broadway stars set to appear in productions as part of its 2019 summer season. The previously announced slate of works will run from June 10 thro…

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From Phantom to Fun Home: Look Back at Rebecca Luker on the Stage by Hannah Vine

The Tony-nominated actor celebrates her birthday April 17.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Video Roundup: COME FROM AWAY, SIX, THE LION KING, and TINA Perform at the 2019 Olivier Awards by Stage Tube

Last weekend, the Olivier Awards were presented Among performances included all of the musicals nominated in the Mastercard Best New Musical and Magic Radio Best Musical Revival categories C…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Video highlights from the Olivier Awards 2019 with Mastercard by Robin Johnson

What an occasion it was, with stars galore from across Theatreland strolling the red carpet. What a show, with performances from the likes of Best New Musical winner Come From Away, and fell…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

D.C.'s Studio Theatre Lines Up Fun Home, Pipeline, and U.S. Premiere of White Pearl by Olivia Clement

The 41st season will also feature Pass Over and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Doubt: A Parable.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Announces 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include a family-friendly musical, a mature comedy, and 'Fun Home.'

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Studio Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season by News Desk

Studio Theatre’s 2019-2020 Main Series Season: Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley White Pearl by Anchuli Felicia King Pipeline by Dominique Morrisseau Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu …

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Gallery: The Olivier Awards 2019 with Mastercard by Eleni Cashell

The Olivier Awards 2019 with Mastercard gave us incredible performances from seven nominated shows (Caroline, Or Change; Come From Away; Company; Fun Home; The King And I; Six; and Tina …

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Who won at the Olivier Awards 2019? Winners in Full

The winners of this year's Laurence Oliver Awards were announced at the Royal Albert Hall yesterday evening in a ceremony hosted by Jason Manford. Big-name celebrities in attendance included…

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

VIDEO: See All The Performances From The Olivier Awards; COME FROM AWAY, SIX, TINA, COMPANY and More! by BroadwayWorld TV

BroadwayWorld has a first look at performances from inside the Olivier Awards - featuring the casts of Come From Away, Fun Home, The Kind and I, and more

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Glenda Jackson holds court as Broadway's King Lear: EW review by Allison Adato

“Is there a British equivalent for ‘machismo’?” asks the American.“No. None at all,” replies his English friend, who then reconsiders: “Maybe Glenda Jackson.” There are any n…

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