Thursday, January 20, 2022

‘Black Orpheus’ prepares for Broadway with new book writer, director by Caitlin Huston

A musical adaptation of “Black Orpheus,” a take on the Greek myth of Eurydice and Orpheus, is in development, with plans for a 2023 Broadway run. The musical, produced by Stephen Byrd an…

SOURCE: at 12:04PM
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

MTI Releases Theatrical Rights for NEWSIES JR.

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) announced that the 60-minute Broadway Junior musical Newsies JR. is now available for licensing in the U.S, Canada, Australia and New …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:00AM
Monday, December 27, 2021

FROM THE ARCHIVES: A Life in the Theatre—Harvey Evans by Mervyn Rothstein

Read an interview with the late actor-singer-dancer that originally ran in August 2007.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:01AM

Broadway Performer Harvey Evans Dies at 80 by Dan Meyer

The singer, actor, and dancer appeared in Hello, Dolly!, Follies, West Side Story, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:03AM

Video Roundup: Remembering Harvey Evans With Interviews, Performances, and More!

This weekend, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of beloved Broadway veteran Harvey Evans, who passed away at 80 years old. We're rounding up some of Evans' interviews and per…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:04AM

#276 HARVEY EVANS (1941-2021) by Automatic Episode Import

To celebrate the life of Harvey Evans we are re-airing our interview with Harvey which we conducted in 2018. A dancer's life on Broadway can be limited, but, if you are Harvey Evans, your ab…

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Sunday, December 26, 2021

Harvey Evans, Original Cast Member of Follies, Anyone Can Whistle, and More, Dies at 80

Evans was also in the original production of West Side Story and both film versions of the musical.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:12PM

This Week on Broadway for December 26, 2021: 2021 Favorites and Remembering Harvey Evans by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about our favorites of 2021, and the passing of Harvey Evans. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. I…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, December 25, 2021

Merry TUBACHRISTMAS - Millennium Stage (December 25, 2021) by The Kennedy Center

Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! This year marks the 48th anniversary of MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS!, founded by Harvey Phillips, in which hundreds of tuba, sousaphone, and e…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:42PM
Friday, December 10, 2021

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Horror Musical Film Set In New Orleans In the Works at Universal

Produced by Harvey Mason Jr. and John Legend, the film will incorporate jazz, funk, and soul music, mixed with the French Creole culture, voodoo magic, masquerade of Mardi Gras. It will fo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:45PM
Friday, December 3, 2021

Odds & Ends: Original Soundtrack Released for NBC's Annie Live! & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Listen to the Soundtrack for NBC's Annie Live! NBC's Annie Live! offered a surprise on December 3, when Sony Masterworks …

SOURCE: at 05:24PM

Kiki and Herb Sleigh at BAM by Sandi Durell

by Marcina Zaccaria. . . Standing under an enormous sleigh, Justin Vivian Bond enchanted a packed house at Harvey Theater at Brooklyn Academy of Music on November 30.   A clever show, creat…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:06PM
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Kiki and Herb Kick the Season Into High Gear With Their New Holiday Show SLEIGH

The beloved cabaret duo returns to the stage for a limited run at the BAM Harvey Theater.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 02:42PM
Monday, November 22, 2021

12 Holiday Shows to Get You in the Spirit of the Season - From the Radio City Rockettes to a naughty 'Nutcracker' to family musicals, here are a dozen by Raven Snook

The holiday season has arrived and while it may not look like 2019, it's certainly an improvement over last year's isolation. Families and friends are once again gathering for meals and merr…

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Sunday, November 14, 2021

Assassins Review: CSC Revives Sondheim’s Unsettling Musical about Lee Harvey Oswald, John Wilkes Booth and 7 others by New York Theaterh

 “Assassins,” the 30-year-old musical by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman about nine of the 13 people who have tried to kill an American president, is certainly clever; when is Sondhei…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 06:30PM
Friday, November 5, 2021

In the News: Harvey Fierstein and Bowen Yang Are Bros; Dolly Parton Will Guest Star on Grace and Frankie by Talaura Harms

Plus: The Lucille Lortel Theatre will present a holiday concert series featuring Latrice Royale, Jelani Remy, Telly Leung, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

Odds & Ends: Harvey Fierstein Joins Billy Eichner's Upcoming Rom-Com Bros by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Harvey Fierstein & Bowen Yang Join Bros In addition to revising the book for the forthcoming, Beanie Feldstein-led Broa…

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Kiki and Herb Reunite for the Holidays in Kiki and Herb Sleigh

The limited engagement will play BAM's Harvey Theater.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:03AM
Friday, October 29, 2021

BAM Presents Cyrano de Bergerac with James McAvoy by Sandi Durell

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) announces new dates for Jamie Lloyd’s bold, Olivier-winning revival of Cyrano de Bergerac—written by Edmond Rostand and freely adapted by Martin Crim…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:55PM

Jamie Lloyd's CYRANO DE BERGERAC, Led by James McAvoy, Will Arrive at BAM in April 2022

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) has just announced new dates for Jamie Lloyd's bold, Olivier-winning revival of Cyrano de Bergerac-written by Edmond Rostand and freely adapted by Martin…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:59AM
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Odds & Ends: See Tony Winner Audra McDonald Sparkle & Shine This Holiday Season & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Audra McDonald Stars as Broadway Cares’ Holiday Legends Ornament Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald is joining the rank…

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Monday, October 25, 2021

Isla review – a touching and troubling inquiry into our relationship with AI by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Theatr Clwyd, MoldMark Lambert is superb as a widower given a digital assistant in Tim Price’s rumination on loneliness, privacy and ethics It is March 2020, and widower Roger (Mark Lamber…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:12AM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Matthew Bourne’s The Midnight Bell review – raise a glass to this dazzling dance by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonA zany array of characters gather in a 1930s pub for a poignant, chilling and understated portrait of love, lust and longing The Midnight Bell is Matthew Bourne’s b…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:36PM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

How Black Creatives Are Working to Shake Up Broadway and Implement Lasting Change by Gordon Cox

When Stephen C. Byrd began producing on Broadway 16 years ago, he and his partner Alia Jones-Harvey were usually the only Black faces they saw in the business. “We would walk into marketin…

SOURCE: Variety at 11:00AM
Friday, September 24, 2021

The Pleasure Garden review – bittersweet musical romance amid the roses by Ryan Gilbey

Above the Stag, LondonAn illicit affair blossoms around a Victorian London park in this gentle comedy from the creator of Taggart It is 1850s south London and the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens i…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:54PM

In The Pipeline - September 30, 2021 by York Theatre Company

The newest installment in The York's streaming new work series, featuring excerpts from FOR SHOW by Carrie Caffrey and Earl Marrows and PRIME DAY by James Harvey.

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:50PM
Friday, September 17, 2021

VIDEO: Seth Meyers Pitches A New Broadway Musical to Nathan Lane

Seth hilariously explained his new idea for 'Cicada, Cicada: the Musical' to Nathan Lane, which also features Christine Baranski and Harvey Fierstein.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:22PM
Friday, September 10, 2021

Assassins Revival Sets New Dates at Off-Broadway's Classic Stage Company by Lindsey Sullivan

After being postponed due to COVID-19, Classic Stage Company's starry off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's 1990 musical Assassins will begin performances on November 2…

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Marjuan Canady Selected for Inaugural Front Row Productions Fellowship by Dan Meyer

Led by Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey, and Columbia University, the program helps develop emerging theatremakers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:41AM
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Facetime Interview: Ethan Slater Instagram Live Replay: Broadway's original SpongeBob in SpongeBob SquarePants TheMusical by Adam Rothenberg

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Call Me Adam (@callmeadamnyc) If you missed my Instagram Live with Broadway’s “SpongeBob” Ethan Slater, you can watch the REPL…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 03:06AM
Sunday, August 22, 2021

Curtain Up review – audience livens up poignant grab bag of short plays by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Theatr Clywd, MoldLetting the audience choose props and costumes adds both absurd and affecting possibilities to this selection of 15 new short plays Directed by Theatr Clwyd’s artistic di…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:42PM

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