Monday, January 27, 2020
Sunday, January 26, 2020

Musik starring Frances Barber returns to Leicester Square Theatre in February by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Frances Barber will star in Musik by Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys when it returns to Leicester Square Theatre from 5 February 2020. This post Musik starring Frances Barb…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Margo Lion, Tony-Winning Lead Producer of Hairspray, Has Died by

Margo Lion, a prolific producer who helped shepherd more than two dozen works to the Broadway and off-Broadway stage, passed away on January 24. Harvey Fierstein, original star of Hairspray…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

BWW Review: Jane Alexander, James Cromwell On The Rocky Road To Divorce in Bess Wohl's Very Funny GRAND HORIZONS

Back in that age we call golden, Broadway marquees were frequently set ablaze by long-running plays that producers looking to turn a profit lovingly referred to as boulevard comedies. These …

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘Kinky Boots’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre by Susan Brall

Tony Award-winning “Kinky Boots” with music and lyrics by the iconic Cyndi Lauper and book by the legendary Harvey Fierstein is playing until March 22, 2020, at Toby’s Dinner Theatre i…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Fred Applegate, Samantha Bruce and More Will Star in York Theatre Company Concert of CELEBRATION

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the p…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Jerry Herman Memorial to Feature Performances from Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster & More by Andy Lefkowitz

A memorial service for legendary Broadway composer Jerry Herman will be held on February 3 at 3:00pm at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, according to Variety. Herman passed away on December 26 of …

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Ethan Slater Joins Cast of Assassins at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Ethan Slater, the Tony-nominated and Audience Choice Award-winning star of SpongeBob SquarePants, has been cast in the upcoming off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and …

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Ethan Slater Has Joined the Cast of Classic Stage Company's ASSASSINS

Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) has announced that Ethan Slater will join their John Doyle-directed upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's As…

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Medea, Starring Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale, Begins at BAM by Olivia Clement

Simon Stone’s contemporary take on the Euripides tragedy begins January 12 in the Harvey Theater.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

London's Come From Away to Welcome New Cast Members by Andy Lefkowitz

A slate of new stars will join the Olivier-winning London production of Come From Away next month. New cast members will begin in the production at the Phoenix Theatre on February 10. The n…

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This Time review – a trapeze show light in touch but deep in meaning by Lyndsey Winship

Shoreditch Town Hall, LondonAerial theatre company Ockham’s Razor deftly and poignantly explore age and innocence There is a wonderful warmth in the work of aerial theatre company Ockham…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

York Theatre Company Will Present Concert Version of Harvey Jones and Tom Schmidt’s Celebration by Andrew Gans

The Off-Broadway company will also offer A York Chat: “50 Years of The York” as part of its anniversary season.

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York Theatre Company Will Present Concert Version of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt’s Celebration by Andrew Gans

The Off-Broadway company will also offer A York Chat: “50 Years of The York” as part of its anniversary season.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Get a 1st Look at White Plains Performing Arts Center's Newsies by Logan Culwell-Block

The Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, and Harvey Fierstein musical runs at the Westchester venue through January 12.

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Monday, December 30, 2019

I Am What I Am: the Jerry Herman anthem that anyone can own by David Jays

With its defiant, irresistible, glitter-ball spirit, the La Cage aux Folles showstopper has been embraced at Pride marches and the Paralympics – and defined many a diva I was leaving a wed…

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Broadway Remembers Jerry Herman by Artsjournal2

Everyone from Harvey Fierstein to Chita Rivera has something to say about the man who deeply understood his craft. Betty Buckley, who played Dolly Levi in the 2018-19 national revival tour o…

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

Remembering Jerry Herman: ‘He Called His Shows His Children’ by Scott Heller

Harvey Fierstein, Betty Buckley and more on the sunny songwriter behind “Hello, Dolly!” and “Mame,” who hoped that even a flop would find a second life.

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Friday, December 27, 2019

Hello, Dolly! composer Jerry Herman dies at 88 by Christian Holub

Another Broadway legend has died. Jerry Herman, the Tony Award-winning composer behind Hello Dolly! and other popular works, died Thursday at age 88, according to The Associated Press. Born …

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

2019 in Review: Off-Broadway & Regional Theater by JK

Over the past twelve months, we only had the opportunity to see three off-Broadway and four regional theater productions, but they were all terrific and all for different reasons. Off-Broadw…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Lungs, Starring The Crown's Claire Foy & Matt Smith, Will Transfer to Brooklyn Academy of Music by Andy Lefkowitz

Two screen co-stars are headed to New York in a daring new play. Claire Foy and Matt Smith, known for their turns on TV's The Crown, will headline Duncan Macmillan's comedic drama Lungs ne…

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Adam Chanler-Berat, Tavi Gevinson & Andy Grotelueschen Join Assassins Revival at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Three New York stage regulars have been added to the cast of Classic Stage Company's upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's 1990 musical Assassins. The previously announc…

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‘The Crown’s Claire Foy, Matt Smith Set U.S. Stage Debuts In New York ‘Lungs’ by Greg Evans

The Crown‘s Claire Foy and Matt Smith will reprise their acclaimed London stage roles for a New York production of director Matthew Warchus’ staging of Duncan Macmillan’s play Lungs. F…

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Ronan Farrow reveals how he built the case against Harvey Weinstein in new podcast

The Catch and Kill Podcast is a fascinating portrait of the power wielded by the film mogul

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Friday, December 13, 2019

Artistic Director Of Houston’s Shuttered METdance Launches New Company by Artsjournal1

METdance, the city’s largest company after Houston Ballet, was disbanded this past summer, having never recovered financially from 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. Before the summer was over, Ma…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Don C. Harvey: From the Middle West to the Mad, Mad World by Trav S.D.

If Don C. Harvey (1911-1963) had a genuine western air about it’s because he started out acting in Kansas tent shows, Chautauquas, stock companies, and opera houses. Originally known as …

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of MEDEA at BAM, with Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale & More!

BAM will soon present Simon Stone's Medea-in previews beginning January 12 in the Harvey Theater. The production will star Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rose Byrne (Damages, Bridesmaids, Ge…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

My Best Friend's Wedding Musical Sets World Premiere in the U.K.; Alexandra Burke Will Star by Andy Lefkowitz

A fan-favorite '90s film is being made into a stage show. My Best Friend's Wedding The Musical, a new tuner based on the Golden Globe-nominated motion picture, will arrive in the U.K. next y…

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Adam Kantor, Emily Walton, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More to Lead Darling Grenadine Musical at Roundabout Underground by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stage stars have signed on to headline the new musical Darling Grenadine. The previously announced New York premiere, directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Micha…

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BAM Announces Full Cast and Creative Team for MEDEA Starring Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale

BAM has announced the full cast and creative team for Simon Stone's Medea-in previews beginning January 12 in the Harvey Theater. The production will star Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rose …

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