Wednesday, October 28, 2020

ELLIE COVAN & JIM TURNER ARE HAVING A NIGHT! (DIXON PLACE) by Robert Shuman

Don’t miss Jim Turner & Ellie Covan’s Unbirthday! A Very Merry Unbirthday To Us The Raising Cain Campaign Wrap Party Field Marshalled by the Birthday Kids Jim Turner & Ellie Co…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Will Swenson & Gavin Creel on Hair, Halloween & Hocus Pocus by Broadway.com

Broadway favorites Gavin Creel and Will Swenson chat with Paul Wontorek about their friend Jay Armstrong Johnson's Hocus Pocus-themed Halloween special "I Put a Spell On You: The Sanderson S…

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Stars in the House Reunites Actors Fund Hair Concert Cast Members October 27 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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VIDEO: Watch a HAIR Concert Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a reunion!  Join Seth and James as the cast of the Actors Fund HAIR concert reunite with Julia Murney, Adam Pascal, Lillias White and Anni…

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Call Redialed: NEW Jason Tam Interview: Actor, Keen Company, War of the Worlds, Broadway Shutdown, Halloween Traditions by Adam Rothenberg

I’m so excited to be catching up with actor Jason Tam as he gets ready to headline Keen Company’s all-star benefit broadcast of Howard Koch’s legendary adaptation of War of the Worlds…

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Tony-Winning Set Designer and Beloved Mentor Ming Cho Lee Dies at 90 by Lindsey Sullivan

Ming Cho Lee, who designed numerous Broadway sets, took home a special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2013 and instructed many aspiring designers, has died at the age of 90. Accordi…

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Hot Clip of the Day: "The Beauty, The Splendor, The Wonder" of Will Swenson & HAIR Broadway Revival Cast

Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Will Swenson celebrates a birthday this Monday!

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Broadway Games: Finish the Lyrics! by JK

Like many of you, I've spent my fair share of my quarantine time listening to cast recordings. You know how lyrics to songs get stuck in your head? It can be maddening! This week's game ask…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

BLACK HAIR IN THE BIG LEAGUES, New BIPOC Broadway Podcast Hosted by Salisha Thomas Released Today

Black Hair in the Big Leagues, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network has announced a new Broadway podcast which features black voices and experiences. Black Hair in the Big League…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Creatives by JK

Last week's Musical of the Month column focused on what has become of the original cast of Hairspray since they took Broadway by storm during the summer of 2002. This week, we'll take a loo…

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Call Answered: Eric Hicks Interview: Schitt's Creek, Love in Harmony Valley, Spiritual Practitioner, Vegan Life by Adam Rothenberg

Eric Hicks is an actor, spiritual practitioner, vegan, and animal rights advocate. He could also give Sarah Jessica Parker and Kinky Boots’ “Charlie Price” a run for their money on his…

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Call Answered: Kate Rockwell Interview: Wine Tasting, Mean Girls Broadway, Broadway Shutdown by Adam Rothenberg

“You can’t sit with us,” but I will teach you how to drink wine! I’m so excited to have the opportunity to interview Kate Rockwell who originated the role of “Karen Smith” in Mea…

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Michael Jackson Musical MJ Pushes Broadway Dates to September 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

The world premiere staging of the Michael Jackson musical MJ has been postponed again due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Performances are now set to begin at the Neil Simon Theatre in September …

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Celebrate National Hair Day with These 7 HAIR Throwback Videos

We're looking back at past productions of Hair since October 1 marks National Hair Day!

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Actors' Equity Treasurer Sandra Karas Doubts that Trump's Hairstyling Write-Offs Were Tax Deductible

Earlier this week, some shocking revelations came to light concerning Donald Trump's tax records, including a $70,000 write off for hair styling for The Apprentice. Now Actors Equity Assoc…

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Power Plays: Shows About U.S. Politics by Broadwayandme

The first face-to-face debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump is scheduled for this Tuesday, Sept. 29, and the uncertainty over the outcome of the election five weeks from now has me in a…

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Broadway Games: Word Search: The 2019-2020 Season by JK

Who doesn't love a word search? How about one that is all about Broadway? It's the best of both worlds this week, readers! True, it covers this crazy past season, but still... Standard rules…

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Equity reports an 'enormous' rise in complaints of racism by Arifa Akbar

New general secretary Paul Fleming says that amid this summer’s Black Lives Matter protests, the union received spike in reported cases of racist behaviour Equity, the UK trade union for c…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tonight on the Livestream: The Tony Nominated Will Swenson (Hair, Les Miz and more)

“What about Will Swenson?” These are the words I’ve heard spoken at just about every single casting meeting I’ve been to, when you’re looking for a leading man that can do . . . we…

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Call Answered: Lisa Durupt: Actress, Love Guaranteed on Netflix by Adam Rothenberg

Lisa Durupt is a Canadian actress who originally had her eyes set on a career in ice hockey. After a shoulder injury put that dream on hold, Lisa found her way into the world of acting. Lisa…

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Pippin review – medieval musical lets the sunshine in by Chris Wiegand

The Garden theatre at the Eagle, LondonA cast of six including Strictly’s Joanne Clifton perform Stephen Schwartz’s breezy songs in a new outdoor venue What a way to woo an audience! Pi…

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Friday, September 11, 2020

The Outside Dog and The Hand of God review – chintz and terror from Alan Bennett by Arifa Akbar

Bridge theatre, LondonRochenda Sandall is sensational as a woman suspicious of her husband’s behaviour, while Kristin Scott Thomas’s genteel dowager revels in nostalgia This pair of mono…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Mark Twain, Skeptic Though He Was, Believed In Telepathy by Artsjournal1

“He believed, he once wrote, that a mind ‘still inhabiting the flesh’ could reach another mind at great remove. There was an inciting incident in the spring of 1875 (before Twain’s r…

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Pandemic Diary August: Zombies, Lawyers, and Sexual Tension by Nicole Serratore

August has been heavily defined by suddenly having homework to do. I signed up for a Korean language class and now I make a lot of flashcards and recite them walking down the street. My brai…

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Mercedes Barcha, Vital To The Publication Of Her Husband’s One Hundred Years Of Solitude, 87 by Artsjournal2

Barcha held the landlord off while Gabriel Garcia Marquez wrote the book, and when he emerged with the manuscript, “pawned her hair dryer and the couple’s blender so she could pay the po…

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Leon Wieseltier, Chastened, Is Starting A New Magazine After All by Artsjournal1

A literal éminence grise (his hair went white decades ago) best known for editing the books-and-culture pages of The New Republic for 32 years, Wieseltier was about to launch a journal fund…

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In the News: Laura Bell Bundy, Anika Noni Rose, Shoshana Bean Join Forces for Girl Power Anthem, an Outdoor Hair in London, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch a Wicked and The Sound of Music mash-up from acting couple Caroline Bowman and Austin Colby.

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Shows to Watch This Weekend Aug 14-16: Casts of “Hamilton” and “Hair,” BD Wong and Kristoffer Diaz by New York Theater

There is SO much to see this weekend: six starry concerts. five plays (some opening, some closing), four festivals and two Netathons. Below is a brief rundown with links to tickets and more …

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Turbine Theatre announces Hair revival concerts & new open-air series by Hira Desai

From Hair revival concerts to open-air Jetty series, there's so much to catch at The Turbine Theatre this summer! Find out more here. The post Turbine Theatre announces Hair revival concerts…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Rita Johnson: Hobbled by a Hair Dryer by Cavigliathecountess

Rita Johnson (1913-1965) may not be a household name but old time film buffs have seen her in many a minor classic. The Worcester, Mass. native studied at the New England Conservatory of Mus…

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