Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Hermitage Artist Retreat with Artistic Director and CEO Andy Sandberg by Deb Miller

New York native and 2005 Yale alumnus Andy Sandberg has recently expanded his accomplished multi-hyphenate stage and screen career as a director, writer, performer, and Tony Award-winning p…

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 10:33PM

Where do ‘Steel Magnolias’ actors go to get into character? A Black-owned hair salon in San Carlos by Lily Janiak

TheatreWorks actors took a field trip to a family-owned beauty shop to learn how professionals style textured and fine hair.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 07:00AM
Sunday, June 4, 2023

Exclusive: Oh My Pod U Guys- Fantine Is the Tattooed Lady with Hannah Shankman

In this episode, Jayke is joined by Broadway performer, Hannah Shankman, to talk about her incredible career on Broadway, The West End, and across the country! Hannah shares about her time i…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:06PM

Let Your Hair Down With Honky Tonk Angels At Riverside by Bill Hirschman

After a season filled with provocative drama and lavish musicals, Riverside Theatre lets its hair down with Honky Tonk Angels, a juke box musical filled with country music and down-home humo…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 11:02AM
Saturday, June 3, 2023

April 2023: The Glory of a Slow Burn by Nicole Serratore

I did a Namjooning trip to DIA: Beacon to see the Indigo album MV locations in April.   I'm way behind in my blogging about K-dramas due to my D-Day activities. So let's get into it.  *…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 02:59PM
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

The Shape of Things review – seductive sociopaths show cruel intent by Arifa Akbar

Park theatre, LondonThe tension is raised in Neil LaBute’s dark comedy as entitled Evelyn sets about remoulding unworldly Adam from geek to good-looking boyfriend To those uninitiated with…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:06AM
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Robin Wagner, Set Designer Who Won Three Tony Awards, Dies at 89 by Richard Sandomir

He created sets for more than 50 of Broadway’s most celebrated productions, including “Hair,” “A Chorus Line,” “On the Twentieth Century” and “The Producers.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 08:02PM

"Gypsy Strip Routine" from Goodspeed's Gypsy by Goodspeed Musicals

"Gypsy Strip Routine" from GYPSY The Goodspeed, East Haddam CT April 28-June 25, 2023 Learn more: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/gypsy Video features Talia Suskauer as Gypsy Rose Lee. Boo…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM
Monday, May 29, 2023

The 2023 JKTS Awards by JK

The 2023 JKTS Awards It's that time of year once again! Here are the things that stood out to us - some serious, some just for fun. Why not "award" them? Maverick Award Justin David Su…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

"All I Need Is the Girl" from Goodspeed's Gypsy by Goodspeed Musicals

"All I Need Is the Girl" from GYPSY The Goodspeed, East Haddam CT April 28-June 25, 2023 Learn more: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/gypsy Video features Michael Starr as Tulsa with Talia S…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:42PM

Introducing Jaja's African Hair Braiding by Jocelyn Bioh by Manhattan Theatre Club

Playwright Jocelyn Bioh and director Whitney White discuss this extraordinary new play, coming to Broadway in Fall 2023. This dazzling world premiere welcomes you into Jaja’s bustling hai…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:06PM
Monday, May 22, 2023

"Everything's Coming Up Roses" from Goodspeed's Gypsy by Goodspeed Musicals

"Everything's Coming Up Roses" from GYPSY The Goodspeed, East Haddam CT April 28-June 25, 2023 Learn more: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/gypsy Video features Judy McLane as Rose Book by …

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:18PM
Friday, May 19, 2023

Two River Theater Will Stage Hair, Kate Hamill's The Scarlet Letter, August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean, More in Upcoming Season by Meg Masseron

The New Jersey theater company will host two world premiere productions during its 30th anniversary season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

New York, New York to Launch North American Tour by Caitlin Hornik

The Tony Award-nominated new musical New York, New York will launch a North American tour in January 2025. The tour will open in a city to-be-named within New York State. A full tour itiner…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:32AM
Wednesday, May 17, 2023

"The Cotillion" Looks at the Very Complex Demands Put on Middle-Class Black Women by Jan Simpson

Regular readers will know that I usually post my reviews on Saturdays but I’m changing things up this week because the show I want to talk about has a short run and the performance I recen…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 12:12AM
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Signature Theatre's 2023-2024 Season to Include Ragtime, Hair, King of the Yees, Private Jones, More by Andrew Gans

The 34th season at the Arlington, Virginia, venue will launch this summer with Jason Robert Brown's The Bridges of Madison County.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:24PM
Friday, May 12, 2023

Highlights from GYPSY at Goodspeed Musicals by Goodspeed Musicals

GYPSY The Goodspeed, East Haddam CT April 28-June 25, 2023 Learn more: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/gypsy Video features Gabe Amato, Romelda Teron Benjamin, Kelly Berman, Amahri Edwards-…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:18PM
Thursday, May 11, 2023

"If Mama Was Married" from Gypsy at Goodspeed Musicals by Goodspeed Musicals

"If Mama Was Married" from GYPSY The Goodspeed, East Haddam CT April 28-June 25, 2023 Learn more: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/gypsy Video features Talia Suskauer as Louise and Laura Sky…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:48PM

Bad Cinderella Sets Closing Date by Caitlin Hornik

Bad Cinderella will play its final performance on June 4. The musical began previews on February 17 and opened at the Imperial Theatre on March 23. At the time of closing, the new musical wi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:02AM
Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Some Like It Hot to Launch North American Tour by Caitlin Hornik

A North American tour of the new Broadway musical Some Like It Hot will begin in the fall of 2024. The musical recently earned 13 Tony nominations, including Best Musical, rendering it the …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM
Saturday, May 6, 2023

‘So many people don’t believe anything – only what makes them money’: Ruth Wilson on being a Hollywood outsider by Charlotte Edwardes

The Affair star on #MeToo hypocrisy, the violence of cosmetic surgery, and why she steers clear of social media Ruth Wilson hitches the skin by her ears to demonstrate how she’d look if sh…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:32AM
Friday, May 5, 2023

The Vortex, Chichester Festival Theatre, review - naturalism clogs up Coward's pipes by Ismene Brown

★★THE VORTEX, CHICHESTER Coward's drama about damaged mother and son needs Dyno-rodding Noel Coward's play about damaged mother and son needs Dyno-rodding Sometimes I go outside and loo…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 09:18AM
Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Lovely, dark, and deep by Catey Sullivan

The woods are leaf-free spires of light, Cinderella’s sisters are outfitted in bad 80s prom dresses, and Rapunzel’s coil of blonde hair is a rope in the national touring production of In…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:28PM
Friday, April 28, 2023

REVIEW: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by JK

Review of the matinee performance on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York City. Starring Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford, Maria Bilbao, Nicholas Christopher, Jordan…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:12AM
Thursday, April 27, 2023

The Lion King - Easter Bonnet Competition 2023 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

The Lion King won the award for best presentation at this year's Easter Bonnet Competition. Cast members India Bolds-Browne and Malcolm Miles Young performed a heartwarming dance that explor…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:24AM
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

& Juliet Announces North American Tour by Ruthie Fierberg

& Juliet is setting out on the road. The jukebox musical’s touring plans were shared on the April 25 episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers, during which the Broadway company performed…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:42AM
Monday, April 24, 2023

Megan Terry, Feminist Playwright and Rock Musical Innovator, Dies at 90 by Anita Gates

She wrote 70 plays, won an Obie Award and wrote and directed “Viet Rock,” a musical that predated “Hair” and is considered the first U.S. stage work to address the Vietnam War.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 06:18PM

Gregory Doran: ‘Shakespeare defines things when you can’t’ by Kate Kellaway

As the RSC’s artistic director steps down after an illustrious and radical 35 years and 50 shows, he talks about the productions he’s most proud of, his new memoir, and the loss of his h…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:42AM
Friday, April 21, 2023

Video: Aaron Tveit Talks Returning to MOULIN ROUGE! & SCHMIGADOON! on THE VIEW

Aaron Tveit sat down with the ladies of The View to discuss his run in Moulin Rouge! on Broadway and returning for the new season of Schmigadoon! In the video, Tveit discusses how Moulin Rou…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:32PM

Broadway Jeopardy - Game 4 by JK

COMING TUESDAY! The 2023 JKTS Awards Nomination Ballot! Broadway Jeopardy!  It's game time again, Broadway fans! This. Is. Jeopardy!: one Jeopardy round, one Double Jeopardy round, and Fi…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:48AM

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