Friday, October 18, 2019

What Did Critics Think of Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation? by Dan Meyer

The parody cabaret returns with a new set of musical targets, including Hadestown, Judy, and Fosse/Verdon.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Orpheus & The Fates: How Hadestown Musicalizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy by Admin

Pictured above from L to R: Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, Reeve Carney, and Kay Trinidad (Photo: Charles Sykes) A man is walking alone, wondering out loud if he is worthy of the …

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The Lightning Thief musical is mythic fun that lacks range by Christian Holub

It’s a funny coincidence of fate that The Lightning Thief musical is currently playing on Broadway (at the Longacre Theatre for a limited 16-week engagement) across the street from where H…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

‘The Lightning Thief’ Broadway Review: Percy Jackson Musical Teases Gods And Monsters by Greg Evans

If Percy Jackson’s bright and lively Broadway adventure tosses a bit of deja vu your way, I’d guess the creeping sense of vague recall has little to do with that gang of Greek gods down …

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Sweeping New Musical Lempicka to Play La Jolla Playhouse Before Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Lempicka, the buzzed-about new musical which played an acclaimed 2018 world premiere run at Williamstown Theatre Festival, has scheduled a spring 2020 West Coast premiere at La Jolla Playho…

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‘Lempicka’ announces run at La Jolla Playhouse by Caitlin Huston

“Lempicka,” a new musical about the life of artist Tamara de Lempicka, will play the La Jolla Playhouse this spring. The musical, which premiered at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in …

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Lempicka Musical Will Play La Jolla Playhouse by Ryan McPhee

Hadestown Tony winner Rachel Chavkin directs, following the show's 2018 world premiere at Williamstown Theatre Festival.

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‘Hadestown’ Director Rachel Chavkin Sets Broadway Return With ‘Lempicka’; Musical Makes West Coast Premiere This Spring by Greg Evans

Tony Award-winning Hadestown director Rachel Chavkin will return to Broadway next season with the musical Lempicka, with a pre-Broadway West Coast premiere this spring at La Jolla Playhouse …

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Quiz: Broadway Mythology by Christa Skiles

Do you know Hadestown’s classical origins? The post Quiz: Broadway Mythology appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Broadway Grosses w/e 10/13/2019: Leaves aren’t the only thing piling up . . .

A three-day weekend juiced overall box office figures by 17% last week bringing in $35M. A welcome boost coming off a typically quiet September. Standouts last week included record-breaking …

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Broadway Box Office Climbs To $35M; ‘Mockingbird’, ‘Moulin’ Set Records As ‘Tina’ Arrives by Greg Evans

With Broadway’s fall wave of new productions mostly still finding their seats last week, several of the more established – recently established, but established – smashes kept doing wh…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Evolution of Hadestown by Matthew Wexler

How dramaturgy helped harness the power of a Broadway hit The post Evolution of <em>Hadestown</em> appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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André De Shields to Receive SAGE Lifetime Achievement Award by Adam Hetrick

The Hadestown Tony Award winner will be honored alongside Emmy winner Leslie Jordan at the SAGE Awards & Gala later this month.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Photo Flash: Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada Go Way Down to OKLAHOMA!

Hadestown's Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada recently went 'way down' to visit Oklahoma!

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Photo Flash: HADESTOWN Star André De Shields Receives 2019 Project1Voice Lifetime Achievement Award

Emmy and 2019 Tony Award-winning actor, singer, dancer, director, choreographer, playwright and educator André De Shields received the 2019 Project1Voice Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Hadestown Standout Afra Hines on Being Inspired by Savion Glover, Wicked and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Afra Hines is a standout ensemble member (and Persephone understudy) in the Tony-winning Hadestown, which marks her seventh Broadway production. Growing up in both Miami and Framingham, Mass…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 7th - FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME and THE GREAT SOCIETY Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Freestyle Love Supreme (23.12%), Beetlejuice (5.15%), Mean Girls (2.54%), Hadestown (0.99%) and Moulin Rouge (0.93%). The top growing current B…

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Mr. Broadway October 2019: Dear Evan Hansen's Alex Boniello by JK

With Mr. Broadway October 2019, we have a theatrical bad boy. He's played the King, St. Jimmy, a 90's sociopath, and, currently, a suicidal outcast. Stans of this guy know all of this, from …

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! Stays Hot at the Box Office as October Approaches by Lindsey Sullivan

Because they can can can! Moulin Rouge!, the dazzling stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's feast-for-the-eyes film, is truly a spectacular spectacular. The musical, which stars Karen Olivo and…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - September 30th - BEETLEJUICE and SLAVE PLAY Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (5.16%), Freestyle Love Supreme (1.71%), Hadestown (1.31%), Ain't Too Proud (1.25%) and Oklahoma! (1.22%). The top growing current …

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Friday, September 27, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Current Shows We'd Like To See Again by JK

Over the years, we've been fortunate to have seen favorite Broadway shows multiple times. Sometimes, it is an embarrassing number of times. Sadly, with the ever-climbing rise in ticket price…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Hey, Tony Awards! It’s time to resurrect the Best Special Theatrical Event category by Sam Eckmann

I recently made my Broadway debut. No, I wasn’t offered to replace Reeve Carney in “Hadestown” (but thanks for asking). I was instead pulled on stage at the Cort Theatre by Derren Bro…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Cynthia Erivo & More to Sing Out at 2019 Edition of Darren Criss' Elsie Fest by Andy Lefkowitz

More stars have been announced to appear in the 2019 edition of the outdoor musical celebration Elsie Fest. The previously announced event, created by Emmy winner Darren Criss, will take p…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE & More Nominated for Casting Society of America's 2019 Artios Awards

Casting Society of America (CSA) today announced the television and theatre nominees for the 35th Artios Awards, which honor the contribution of Casting Directors to film, television and the…

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Casting Complete for U.K. Premiere of High Fidelity at Turbine Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for Turbine Theatre's upcoming U.K.-debut staging of High Fidelity, the 2006 musical based on Nick Hornby's 1995 novel. The previously announced production, d…

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Fosse/Verdon, Pose, Hadestown, and Oklahoma! Nominated for Casting Society’s Artios Awards by Adam Hetrick

The 35th annual awards, which recognize the work of casting directors in film, television and theatre, will be presented in ceremonies in London, New York, and Los Angeles this January.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Photo Flash: Apple CEO Tim Cook Goes Way Down To HADESTOWN

Apple's CEO Tim Cook recently stopped by HADESTOWN at the Walter Kerr and visited with Tony Award winners André De Shields, Anais Mitchell, Rachel Chavkin, Rachel Hauck; cast members Patr…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - September 23rd - BEETLEJUICE And SEA WALL/A LIFE Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (4.45%), Hadestown (1.33%), Ain't Too Proud (1.12%), Moulin Rouge (1.05%) and Mean Girls (0.65%). The top growing current…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tony Awards Set 2020 Date at Radio City Music Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark your calendar! The 74th Annual Tony Awards will be held at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2020. Nominations for Broadway's biggest honor will be announced on April 28, 2020. The offi…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hadestown to Release CD & Vinyl Editions of Cast Album by Andy Lefkowitz

Sing It Again Records has announced that the original Broadway cast recording of Hadestown, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, will be available on CD beginning on November …

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