Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The Tragedy of Harvey Milk by Trav S.D.

It’s more than likely that I would have done a post on Harvey Milk (1930-1978) eventually anyway, but a few weeks ago I was reminded of something that pushed it to the top of the agenda: h…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 09:32AM
Monday, May 20, 2024

“Torch Song”: A Gay Jewish Drag Queen Triumphs!—at Marin by Bdhorwitz

Harvey Fierstein’s Classic Gay Comedy Touches Our Hearts by Barry David Horwitz Lend an ear and you will hear an authentic argument between a gay, New York drag queen son and his disappoin…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 11:17PM
Sunday, May 19, 2024

English review – acclaimed Iran-set classroom drama is a bit too well-behaved by Clare Brennan

The Other Place, Stratford-upon-AvonThe RSC’s European premiere of Sanaz Toossi’s Pulitzer prize-winning play tailors its intriguing characters a little too neatly Daniel Evans and Tamar…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:48AM
Saturday, May 18, 2024

Rialto Chatter: SINATRA: THE MUSICAL Aiming for Broadway Run in 2025

Sinatra: The Musical is aiming for a Broadway run in 2025, according to Frank Sinatra's daughter Tina Sinatra, who discussed the production in an interview with Harvey Brownstone.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:12AM
Friday, May 17, 2024

Funny Girl's Katerina McCrimmon | National Anthem for the San Francisco Giants by Broadwaysf

Katerina McCrimmon captivated the crowd with her stirring rendition of the National Anthem at a San Francisco Giants game on Monday, May 13, 2024! FUNNY GIRL is playing at the Orpheum Theat…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:48PM

Behind the Scenes: Sneak Peek at the Choreography in La Cage Aux Folles | Stratford Festival 2024 by Stratford Festival

Prepare to be dazzled with this behind the scenes look at La Cage aux Folles ✨ La Cage aux Folles has been delighting audiences since its Broadway première, when it won six Tony Awards,…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:24PM
Thursday, May 16, 2024

CYRANO, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES & More Set For Pasadena Playhouse 2024/2025 Season

Pasadena Playhouse has announced the lineup for its 2024/2025 season. The season includes Martin Crimp’s critically acclaimed new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac; a fresh new revival of J…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:54PM
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Quinta Brunson, Chris Rock, Harvey Guillén, Tyler James Williams & Sabrina Brier in NYC by bwaySHO

Quinta Brunson, Chris Rock, Harvey Guillén, Tyler James Williams & Sabrina Brier in NYC at Vineyard Theatre’s Invasive Species. 🎥: @bwaySHO #QuintaBrunson #ChrisRock #abbottelement…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:03PM
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Alex Michaels, Best Known as Alexis Michelle, to Star in La Cage aux Folles at Barrington Stage by Hayley Levitt

Alex Michaels—better known as drag queen Alexis Michelle—will lead the Barrington Stage Company production of La Cage aux Folles as Albin alongside Tom Story as Georges. Directed by Mi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:48PM
Monday, May 13, 2024

Funny Girl | Now Playing in San Francisco by Broadwaysf

FUNNY GIRL is now playing at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco through May 26, 2024. WELCOME TO MUSICAL THEATER COMEDY HEAVEN! Featuring one of the most iconic scores of all time by Jul…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:22PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Funny Girl's Izaiah Montaque Harris | KPIX CBS News Bay Area by Broadwaysf

Izaiah Montaque Harris (Eddie Ryan) talks with KPIX CBS News Bay Area about the iconic musical comedy FUNNY GIRL and his life in tap dancing. FUNNY GIRL is at the Orpheum Theatre in San Fra…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:16PM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

1812 Productions presents Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song by Josh Herren

The new version of Harvey Fierstein’s classic comedy, revised from the original into a shorter two-act production, gets its regional premiere at 1812 in a show that aptly emphasizes the wr…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:09PM
Monday, May 6, 2024

Teacher Appreciation: Celebrating Diandra D'Amico by TDF

On #TeacherAppreciationDay, we celebrate the incredible educators who are shaping the next generation. Here, the students of Harvey Milk High School talk about the impact their English teach…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:02PM
Sunday, May 5, 2024

The week in theatre: The Buddha of Suburbia; Love’s Labour’s Lost – review by Susannah Clapp

Swan; Royal Shakespeare theatre, Stratford-upon-AvonA new era at the RSC opens with a potent staging by Emma Rice and Hanif Kureishi of his classic everyman tale and a clever take on Shakesp…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:06AM
Saturday, May 4, 2024

Funny Girl's Katerina McCrimmon & Melissa Manchester | ABC7 News Bay Area by Broadwaysf

Katerina McCrimmon (Fanny Brice) and Melissa Manchester (Mrs. Brice) talk with ABC7 News Bay Area about why audiences around the country have fallen in love with FUNNY GIRL. FUNNY GIRL is a…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:41PM

‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’ is both love story and reminder of the Holocaust and its horrors by Tribune News Service

"This is a love story," says Lali Sokolov (Harvey Keitel) at the beginning of "The Tattooist of Auschwitz," as a caveat, or perhaps a come-on — not your usual Holocaust tale, then, that we…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Friday, May 3, 2024

The Tom O’Horgan Centennial by Trav S.D.

Born 100 years ago today, the great stage director Tom O’Horgan (1924-2009). Few who emerged from what used to be called Off-Off Broadway flew higher than this man, though his work is bett…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 12:18PM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

New Harvey Weinstein Trial Planned for After Labor Day by Caitlin Huston

Harvey Weinstein is looking at a new trial in New York after Labor Day. The former Hollywood mogul appeared in court in New York Wednesday for the first time since his 2020 rape conviction w…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 02:51PM
Thursday, April 25, 2024

Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyer On Overturned Verdict: “A Great Day for America” by Caitlin Huston

Arthur Aidala, Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer in the appellate case, opened the first press conference after the former Hollywood mogul’s rape conviction in New York was overturned saying tha…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 01:44PM
Sunday, April 21, 2024

The week in theatre: London Tide; The Comeuppance; Gunter – review by Susannah Clapp

Lyttelton; Almeida; Royal Court Upstairs, LondonAll of London life doesn’t quite materialise in an epic take on Dickens with music by PJ Harvey; a university reunion digs deep at the Almei…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:02AM
Thursday, April 18, 2024

London Tide review – Dickens and PJ Harvey team up for a melodrama as murky as the Thames by Arifa Akbar

National Theatre, LondonWith its heavy mood and gnomic song lyrics, this updated reimaging of Our Mutual Friend is like a 19th-century noir Period drama is given some sharp edges in this ada…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2024

London Tide review: The National’s moody Dickens musical is hamstrung by PJ Harvey’s dirge-like songs by Tim Bano

Ben Power’s deft adaptation of Dickens’ sprawling novel emphasises its brilliant characters and eternally relevant themes, but the bleak production and dour music wrestle with one anothe…

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:36PM

London Tide, Based on a Charles Dickens Novel, Opens at the National April 17 by Andrew Gans

The London world premiere features an adaptation by Ben Power, who wrote original songs with PJ Harvey.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

London Tide, Based on a Charles Dickens Novel, Begins at the National April 10 by Andrew Gans

The London world premiere features an adaptation by Ben Power, who wrote original songs with PJ Harvey.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Thursday, April 4, 2024

‘This is more than a #MeToo drama’: Jez Butterworth on his new play – and punching Harvey Weinstein by Stuart Jeffries

The playwright reveals how his clashes with the sexual predator haunt the most disturbing scenes of The Hills of California, his latest Olivier-nominated play about teenage singing sisters t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:12AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Jim Parsons, Zoey Deutch and Katie Holmes to Lead Starry Broadway Revival of Our Town by Darryn King

Jim Parsons, Zoey Deutch and Katie Holmes will lead the starry cast of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, directed by Kenny Leon. The show will begin performances at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:42AM
Friday, March 29, 2024

Newsies—An Oral History: How It All Happened

Theatrely presents an oral history of Newsies, from its scrappy beginnings, to a bonafide Broadway hit, and its legacy beyond. Read interviews with Jeremy Jordan, Harvey Fierstein, Kara Lind…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 09:15AM
Monday, March 25, 2024

Dead Outlaw Trailer: New Off-Broadway Musical From Creators of The Band's Visit by TheaterMania

Directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer (The Band’s Visit, Prayer for the French Republic), Dead Outlaw was conceived by Tony Award winner David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit, Dirty Rotten…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:36PM
Friday, March 22, 2024

Funny Girl: Introducing Katerina McCrimmon as Fanny Brice by Broadwaysf

FUNNY GIRL is coming to the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from April 30–May 26, 2024. WELCOME TO MUSICAL THEATER COMEDY HEAVEN! Featuring one of the most iconic scores of all time by …

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:30PM

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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