Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Middle Eastern stand-ups: ‘People assume we only do terrorist jokes’ by Rachael Healy

Tired of racism on the comedy scene, Jenan Younis started her own night Weapons of Mass Hilarity – where gags about body hair and Farsi abound Every comedian expects rejection when they’…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:03AM
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Paul Huntley obituary by Veronica Horwell

Award-winning wigmaker who was always in great demand for Broadway musicals, West End shows, film and televisionPatti LuPone’s second-act wig for the 1979 Broadway production of Evita is s…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:24PM
Monday, July 19, 2021

The Late Late Show Crew Answers Your Questions by The Late Late Show With James Corden

After a year of getting to know each other a little too well, the stage crew now has a chance to answer some of your most-asked questions. Hagar never went to that nude beach, Mark really di…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:34PM
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Paul Huntley by Barry Gordin

A Notable Death: Broadway’s Veteran Hair Magician Paul Huntley, 88  By: Ellis Nassour July 15, 2021 -- Paul Huntley, 88, Broadway’s trendsetting go-to wig designer, passed on Friday. …

SOURCE: theaterlife at 12:33PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Matthew Cherry & Cartoon Network to Develop Musical Animated Series BATTU

Cherry, the Academy Award-winning director of HAIR LOVE, brings his unique perspective to the world of youth ballet.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:14PM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Paul Huntley, Hair Master of Broadway and Hollywood, Is Dead at 88 by Robin Pogrebin

The many famous heads he worked on included those of Elizabeth Taylor and Carol Channing. Some actors requested him in their contracts.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:48PM

Waacking for ever! Why has the martial arts disco dance craze resurfaced in Asia? by Emma Russell

Born in the gay clubs of LA, the craze was popularised by John Travolta, Donna Summer and the TV show Soul Train. Now it’s an LGBTQ+ hit in Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and beyond When Chery…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54AM
Monday, July 12, 2021

The Big Boss Nick Bernstein Reads Comments About Himself by The Late Late Show With James Corden

Given the newfound stardom of CBS Senior Vice President of Late Night Programming (West Coast) Nick Bernstein, we asked him to read some of the online comments about himself and his hair and…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:50PM
Friday, July 9, 2021

Paul Huntley, Legendary Tony-Winning Wig Designer, Dies at 89 by Caitlin Moynihan

Paul Huntley, the beloved Tony-winning wig designer, died on July 9 in his London home after suffering a short illness. He was 89. Born in London on July 2, 1933, Huntley had over 100 Broad…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:24PM
Monday, July 5, 2021

#115 – Mari McGinlay – HAIR SPRAY WEST END by Automatic Episode Import

Mari McGinlay / @marimoomcg After studying acting at the Guildford School of Acting and training at

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 07:00AM
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Black Theatre United Hosts Industry-Wide Commercial Theatre Summit to Develop Reforms for Broadway's Reopening by Lindsey Sullivan

In marking its first year since the organization's launch, Black Theatre United has announced a summit that has been focused on reform as curtains come back up. BTU held a Commercial Theatre…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:36PM
Monday, June 28, 2021

"Finale" - Broadway Bares: Twerk from Home by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

#BroadwayBares: Twerk from Home: Finale Donate to Team Finale: https://donate.broadwaycares.org/team/362005 The celebratory finale, filmed outside in the heart of Times Square, was directed…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:42PM
Thursday, June 24, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Thursday 24 June by Hira Desai

Cirque Berserk! returns to the West End this August at the Garrick Theatre. Find out more about the hair-raising and hilarious show here. The post London Theatre News Today: Thursday 24 June…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 06:09AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Call Redialed: NEW Spencer Jordan Interview: Singer, Songwriter, You Won, Pride, Coming Out by Adam Rothenberg

It’s great to be catching up with singer/songwriter Spencer Jordan. After our chat in 2020, it’s exciting to see how Spencer is coming out on the other side. Spencer’s latest single, …

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 04:03AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

We Had a Drink & Straightened Our Boss's Hair by The Late Late Show With James Corden

Summer is here and everyone's letting their hair down on Stage 56. The tequila is out, and after a big idea from James, so is CBS Senior Vice President of Late Night Programming (West Coast)…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:10AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

Broadway Bares: Twerk from Home by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

After more than a year of being homebound and Zoomed out, the cast of Broadway Bares will turn on their cameras and turn up the heat when Broadway Bares: Twerk from Home premieres online. F…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:06PM
Thursday, June 17, 2021

Broadway Bares Films Finale in Times Square by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

A behind-the-scenes look at creating the grand finale of Broadway Bares: Twerk from Home is now available from photographer Nina Westerveld. The images feature more than 80 dancers and a cre…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:42PM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Actors’ Equity Shares COVID-Safety Protocols for National Tour Productions by Lindsey Sullivan

On June 14, the Actors’ Equity Association shared COVID-safety protocols specific to national touring productions. "Following months of discussions, we’ve reached an agreement with the B…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:12PM

Styling Black Hair by Patty Craft

Destinee Steele is Leading the Way The post Styling Black Hair appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

SOURCE: Dramatics Magazine at 02:13PM
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 8 - 14 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: June 8 - 14 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   June 10, 1982: Transferring from off-Broadway, Torch Song Trilogy  opened at The Little Theatre (renamed The Hele…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:12AM
Monday, June 7, 2021

Greatspeed: La Cage aux Folles by Goodspeed Musicals

We had the best of times in this episode of Greatspeed! Actors Jamison Stern (Albin) and James Lloyd Reynolds (Georges) join us to take a look back at Goodspeed's glittering 2015 production …

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:18PM
Thursday, June 3, 2021

Complete Cast Announced for Shakespeare in the Park's Merry Wives; Production Extended by Caitlin Moynihan

The previously announced production of Merry Wives, adapted by Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Saheem Ali, will now play at the Delacorte Theater beginning on July 6 and run through September 1…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:12PM
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Odds & Ends: Billy Porter Reveals Title and Release Date for Memoir by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Billy Porter's Unprotected to Hit Shelves in October The category is: pre-order! As previously announced, Tony and Emmy wi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 08:24PM

This Week in Broadway History: June 1 - 7 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: June 1 - 7 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   June 1, 1971: Good grief! You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, a smash hit off-Broadway, opened at the Golden Theatre, w…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:12AM
Friday, May 28, 2021

Old Globe Plans In-Person Return With Concerts and Screenings This Summer, Full Productions to Follow by Ryan McPhee

The San Diego lineup includes an outdoor Hair and three world premieres.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:52PM
Thursday, May 27, 2021

Britney Spears Jukebox Musical Once Upon a One More Time to Premiere at D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre Company by Caitlin Moynihan

This news has us dancing 'til the world ends! The delayed world premiere of the new Britney Spears jukebox musical Once Upon a One More Time is happening this year at Washington, D.C's Shake…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:18AM
Monday, May 24, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘This Crown Is Mine,’ presented by Two Strikes Theatre Collective by Mary Ann Johnson

The first five-minute entry in this 12-play collection is by Sharlene Clinton, who is also making her playwriting debut. “Flawless Beauty: Hair Across The Diaspora” is a heart-wrenching …

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 04:08PM

Aisles, stalls or near the loos: what are the best seats in the house? by Brian Logan

Do you want your sightlines unobstructed by big hair, or is avoiding the eyeline of savage comics your priority? Here’s the perfect spot to enjoy the show In the Guide’s weekly Solved! …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:12AM
Sunday, May 23, 2021

Waking Up in the Morning, Thinking About “This American Wife” by Trevor Boffone

“Waking up in the morning, thinking about so many things, I just wish things would get better / I’m trying to get rid of them, but nothing seems to stay the same / Woke up in the morning…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 10:48PM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

For Kyle Beachy, skateboarding is The Most Fun Thing by Dmitry Samarov

The author takes a deep dive into the culture of the lifestyle and his personal connection to it. What do you think of when you hear the word skateboarding? A ki…

SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 04:10PM

Broadway-Aimed Musical Paradise Square to Play Chicago in November by Lindsey Sullivan

A new musical eyeing Broadway is headed to Chicago. Following a world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2018-2019, Paradise Square will play Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:48PM

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