Monday, May 20, 2024

Broadway By Design: CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB

We continue with the creatives from Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club- Hair and Wig Designer Sam Cox, Make-Up Designer Guy Common, and Sound Designer Nick Lidster.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:02PM

Why No Tony Awards For Hair, Wig & Makeup? Designers Campaign For Change by Greg Evans

Next month, when the 2024 Tony Awards for excellence in Broadway theater are handed out, hair and wig designer Nikiya Mathis will be honored with a Special Tony for her work on the acclaimed…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:00PM
Sunday, May 19, 2024

The Nose Dive Assembly review – a gen Z take on the trad touring circus by Lyndsey Winship

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, LondonThe Revel Puck Circus big top rolls into town, featuring fantastic acrobatics, whimsical clowning and admirable ethics There’s a festival feel at a Rev…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:48AM
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING and More Set For Arena Stage's 2024/25 Season

Arena Stage has announced its 74th season, including a blend of new works and reimagined classics. Learn more about the full season lineup here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:12AM
Monday, May 13, 2024

Stereophonic Leads 2024 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners; Oh, Mary! Receives Award for New American Play by Darryn King

The winners of the 2024 Outer Critics Circle Awards have been announced. The rock group drama Stereophonic leads with four wins, including for Outstanding New Broadway Play, out of a tota…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:42AM

2024 Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced by Lauren Yarger

  Jenn Colella, center, Carrie-Chapman-Catt and the Suffs Company. Photo: Joan Marcus The Cast of Stereophonic. Photo: Julieta Cervantes Outer Critics Circle Awards 2024 Winners noted …

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 10:11AM

Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 2024 by Sandi Durell

Winners noted in bold Outstanding New Broadway Play Jaja’s African Hair Braiding Mother Play: A Play in Five Evictions Patriots Stereophonic The Shark Is Broken Outstanding New Broadway Mu…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:04AM
Saturday, May 11, 2024

Video: For First-Time Nominee Whitney White, The Tonys Are a Dream Come True

In this video, watch as Tony nominee Whitney White chats about what this nomination means to her, the lasting impression of Jaja's African Hair Braiding, and so much more.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:06AM
Friday, May 10, 2024

The play that goes wrong by Kerry Reid

My only memory of a Thanksgiving play from my school days stretches back to first grade, when I was asked to play a young Pilgrim boy instead of a girl—because there were more girls than b…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 10:39AM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Olivia Puckett Sings 'Easy To Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's HAIR by BroadwayWorld

Watch Olivia Puckett sing 'Easy to Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's production of the rock musical HAIR in action in this all-new video. Hair has music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12PM

Jackie Burns to Star as Tess, the Role Made Famous by Cher, in Burlesque the Musical by Hayley Levitt

Broadway veteran Jackie Burns has joined the UK cast of Burlesque the Musical, a stage adaptation of the 2010 movie of the same name. Burns will play club owner Tess, the role made famous …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:02AM

Exclusive: Olivia Puckett Sings 'Easy To Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's HAIR

Watch Olivia Puckett sing 'Easy to Be Hard' Signature Theatre's production of the rock musical HAIR in action in this all-new video. Hair has music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics by G…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:02AM
Monday, May 6, 2024

Heide Museum of Modern Art explores the significance of hair in contemporary culture with Hair Pieces

The post Heide Museum of Modern Art explores the significance of hair in contemporary culture with Hair Pieces appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:44AM
Saturday, May 4, 2024

#tbt: Discordant 'Night Music' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Catherine Zeta Jones in "A Little Night Music." (Photo by Joan Marcus) I'm not sure any Stephen Sondheim show is really underrated anymore—there are passionate partisans for every one, f…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 06:42AM
Friday, May 3, 2024

Suffs by Joel Benjamin

The transfer to Broadway has brilliantly expanded the show.  The new production designed by Riccardo Hernández (scenery), Paul Tazewell (costumes), Lap Chi Chu (lighting) and Charles G. La…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 06:27PM
Thursday, May 2, 2024

2024 Special Tony Awards and Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theater by New York Theater

Eight Special Tony Awards and Honors have been announced, including for pioneers in projection design, hair and wig design, and sound design, as well as for writer and director Alex Edelman.…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 12:33PM

Celebration, Not Competition: Jocelyn Bioh on Her Best Play Nomination for Jaja's African Hair Braiding by Diep Tran

She points out that now is the time for "new, fresh, innovative work" on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02PM

Alex Edelman, Nikiya Mathis and More to Receive Special Recognition at the 2024 Tony Awards by Hayley Levitt

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that Wendall K. Harrington, Colleen Jennings-Roggernsack, Judith O. Rubin, the Dramatists Guild Foundation, and the Friedman Health Cen…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:54AM

Alex Edelman To Receive Special Tony Award For ‘Just For Us’; ‘Jaja’s African Hair Braiding’ Wig Designer Among Other Recipients Announced by Greg Evans

Alex Edelman, the comedian, actor and writer who made his Broadway debut last year in his solo show Just For Us, will receive a Special 2024 Tony Award for the production, the Tony Administr…

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:50AM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

2024 Tony nominations by Alan Smason

The American Theatre Wing and the Broadway League, sponsors of the Tony Awards for excellence on the Broadway stage, were announced on Tuesday, April 30. The awards will be presented on Sund…

SOURCE: TheatreCriticsm.com at 10:51AM
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Call Me Cherry: Backstage at THE OUTSIDERS with Emma Pittman, Episode 2 by Broadway.com

In the second episode of Call Me Cherry, Emma throws a Soc’s Saturday Night on Broadway, meets up with Cherry understudy Maggie Kuntz, puts on Cherry's hair and goes behind the scenes of …

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:36PM

Call Me Cherry with The Outsiders’ Emma Pittman, Episode 2: A Soc's Saturday Night on Broadway by Darryn King

In the new Broadway musical The Outsiders, now playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, Emma Pittman plays Cherry Valance, the sensitive, red-headed cheerleader in a world of battle-ready b…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:02AM

2024 Tony Award Nominations Announced by Broadway.com

Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jesse Tyler Ferguson have announced nominees for six categories of the 2024 Tony Award nominees this morning live from Sofitel New York. The full announcement …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 08:54AM
Monday, April 29, 2024

The Outsiders, Dead Outlaw and Stereophonic Lead 2024 Drama Desk Awards by Darryn King

The nominations for the 68th Annual Drama Desk Awards have been announced, with The Outsiders, Stereophonic and off-Broadway's Dead Outlaw leading the nominations. The Drama Desk Awards…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:24PM

HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL to be Celebrated at The Smithsonian

Smithsonian Associates will present a celebration of HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Learn more …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:06PM

The Smithsonian Will Mark 56th Anniversary of Broadway's Hair With Panel Discussion, Exhibition by Logan Culwell-Block

The groundbreaking rock musical opened April 29, 1968, at Broadway's Biltmore Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

Sophie’s Surprise 29th review – thrilling birthday bash of circus and cabaret by Brian Logan

Underbelly Boulevard, LondonThere are shocks aplenty as daredevils perform death-defying acts hair-raisingly close to the audience Circus used to happen in big tops. The Underbelly Boulevard…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:18AM
Saturday, April 27, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘HAIR’ at Signature Theatre by Charlotte Selton

In a different decade for a different war, young people—just as hopeful, naive, and outraged—gathered in parks, city halls, and capitals to protest and plead. The hair may be longer, the…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 04:42PM

From ‘Hadestown’ to hair band Slaughter, it is a wild week in CT arts by Christopher Arnott

The Courant's arts picks for April 28 through May 4 include Lyle Lovett and Lisa Loeb in New London and Journey and Toto in Bridgeport, dance shows and drag star Varla Jean Merman .

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Friday, April 26, 2024

Ride: Listen to the Song "Miles Away from Boston" by The Old Globe

See Alex Finke and Livvy Marcus in the studio and onstage as they perform "Miles Away from Boston" from the new musical Ride. This American debut is now playing at The Old Globe, from March …

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:02PM

Video: Watch Highlights From Signature's Hair, Starring Jordan Dobson, Olivia Puckett, Mason Reeves, Amanda Lee, More by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Matthew Gardiner directs the production of the '60s rock musical at the D.C.-area theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards