Friday, February 21, 2020

John Cameron Mitchell comes to Seattle 20 years after ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ rocked Re-bar by Brendan Kiley

As John Cameron Mitchell comes to Seattle's Moore Theatre Feb. 27, we revisit why his "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" was such a phenomenon at Re-bar 20 years ago.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Tony Winner Lena Hall

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning actress and singer Lena Hall about Guns N' Roses' 1987 debut album 'Appetite for Destruction.' They also discuss Axl Rose, Cats, Billy Po…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Jeremy Jordan to take over role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors revival by Ruth Kinane

There’s a new florist sprouting on Skid Row! On Wednesday, producers of the critically-acclaimed Off Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors announced that Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Supe…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

#TBT: Lena Hall Celebrates Opening Of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

Ladies and gentleman, whether you like it or not, Hedwig! We're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award winner Lena Hall by looking back at her opening night of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at …

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Check Out Photos From Milwaukee Rep's Hedwig and the Angry Inch by Nathan Skethway

The James Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask rock musical, starring Matt Rodin, began performances January 28.

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Riverdale Will Discover the Origin of Love with Hedwig-Themed Musical Episode by Andy Lefkowitz

The fan-favorite series Riverdale is theater-geeking out again. Following past musical episodes framed around Carrie and Heathers, the CW series will pay tribute to the cult-hit musical H…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

RIVERDALE to Stage HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH For Season Four Musical Episode

Riverdale has set Hedwig and the Angry Inch for season four's musical episode, according to Entertainment Weekly. 

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch Is Heading to Riverdale by Ryan McPhee

The CW series tackles the rock musical after airing Carrie and Heathers-themed episodes in previous seasons.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Matt McGrath Joins Cast of New Broadway Musical Girl From the North Country by Andy Lefkowitz

Veteran actor Matt McGrath has been added to the cast of the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Conor McPherson and Bob Dylan's new musical Girl From the North Country. McGrath will tak…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Is the musical theater podcast the new concept album? by Maureen Lee Lenker

5,6,7…podcast? Musical theater has always made superb use of aural formats, with original Broadway cast albums filling the gap for theater-goers who can’t shuffle off to the Great White …

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Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Milwaukee Rep Announces Cast For HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Showbiz Chicago Milwaukee Rep Announces Cast For HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce complete cast and creative team for the much anticipated [...]…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Watch John Cameron Mitchell, Michael Cerveris, More Sing Hedwig and the Angry Inch’s ’Origin of Love’ by Andrew Gans

The performance, which also features Edward Carter Simon and Kimberly Kaye, was filmed onstage at Chickie Wah Wah in New Orleans.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Matt Rodin to Star in Hedwig and the Angry Inch at Milwaukee Repertory Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Matt Rodin is discovering the origin of love! The multi-talented actor and contributor has nabbed the title role in a new staging of the cult-hit musical Hedwig and the Angry In…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Kevin Adams!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to four-time Tony-winning lighting designer Kevin Adams about the soundtrack to the 1973 film 'Jesus Christ Superstar.' They also discuss 'Hair,' Barry D…

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Friday, December 13, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Sven Ratzke Interview: "Where Are We Now" at La Mama by Adam Rothenberg

It’s been three years since I last spoke with Sven Ratzke. Last time around we spoke about his David Bowie inspired show Starman. Now, Sven is back in NYC with a brand-new David Bowie them…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

‘Hedwig’ Composer Stephen Trask Signs With ICM Partners by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE Composer Stephen Trask, co-creator/composer/lyricist of the award-winning stage musical Hedwig and The Angry Inch, has signed with ICM Partners. Trask, who is currently working on …

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Mr. Broadway: November 2019: The Elder Prices of The Book of Mormon by JK

Hello! We thought we'd do something a little different in celebrating Mr. Broadway (and thanks to Janet V from Boston - are you drowsy? - for the suggestion!). This month, we are taking a l…

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Darren Criss Will Join Laurence Fishburne & Sam Rockwell in American Buffalo on Broadway by

Darren Criss is headed back to the Great White Way. The Emmy-winning stage-and-screen star will play Bobby in the upcoming revival of David Mamet's three-hander American Buffalo. Neil Pepe w…

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Darren Criss to return to Broadway in revival of American Buffalo by Maureen Lee Lenker

From teenage dream to pursuing a cut of the American Dream… Darren Criss is poised to return to Broadway next spring in a revival of David Mamet’s American Buffalo, a tale of three sma…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Kevin Cahoon Interview: "GLOW" + "Rocky Horror" at Bucks County Playhouse by Adam Rothenberg

In 2013, I got to interview the cast of The Rocky Horror Show, prior to their run at Bucks County Playhouse. One of the actors in that cast was GLOW’s Season 3 break-out star Kevin Cahoon.…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

See Oklahoma! Star Rebecca Naomi Jones Receive Her Sardi's Caricature by Lindsey Sullivan

Oklahoma! star and Björk-impressionist-extraordinaire Rebecca Naomi Jones experienced a milestone on October 10. Having won theater fans throughout her career for electric performances in P…

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Emmy Winner Darren Criss, Patsy & Loretta Star Jessie Mueller and More Set for #LiveatFive This Week by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Xanadu Tour with RuPaul's Drag Race Royals Ginger Minj & Jinkx Monsoon Is Postponed by Andy Lefkowitz

Audiences will have to wait to see these e-evil women onstage. The new tour of the Tony-nominated musical Xanadu, featuring RuPaul's Drag Race's Ginger Minj and Jinkx Monsoon as Melpomene an…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Oklahoma! Star Rebecca Naomi Jones Reveals Her Killer Björk Impression & More on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Rebecca Naomi Jones in Oklahoma! (Photo by Little Fang)Known for electric performances in Passing Strange, American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Murder Ballad, Rebecca Naomi Jones …

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Jonathan Groff to lead Off Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors by Joey Nolfi

Suddenly, Seymour… and Audrey… and demented dentist Orin… are heading back to the stage in an Off Broadway Little Shop of Horrors revival. New York’s Westside Theatre will host a rev…

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Breaking: Jonathan Groff, Christian Borle, Tammy Blanchard & More Will Star in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Off-Broadway

Tony Award-winning producers Tom Kirdahy, Robert Ahrens, Hunter Arnold, Mickey Liddell, Curt Cronin and John Joseph, have just announced that Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's landmark musical…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Darren Criss to Headline & Pen Songs for Quibi's New Musical Comedy Series Royalties by Andy Lefkowitz

Darren Criss is getting ready to sing out again on the small screen. The celebrated actor, who first shared his powerful pipes with theater fans on TV's Glee, is set to star in Royalties, a…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

300 Shows: Greatest Performances By an Actress and Best Replacements by JK

As I said last week when discussing the greatest performances by an actor (HERE), when you are fortunate enough to have seen 300 different Broadway productions, you are even more fortunate t…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

BroadwayHD Heats Up With Dazzling New July Slate Including HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

'Everybody Say Yeah' because this month BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, is gearing up to add more electrifying performances including the record-breaking Broadwa…

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300 Shows: Best Performances by an Actor & Most Disappointing Performances by JK

Pretty much every show has wonderful performances, and with 300 different Broadway shows under my belt, I've been so fortunate to see many unbelievably talented people. After all, with the r…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

Neil Diamond Bio-Musical Headed To Broadway, With Book By ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Writer Anthony McCarten by Greg Evans

A Neil Diamond bio-musical, with a score by the iconic singer-songwriter and a book by Bohemian Rhapsody writer Anthony McCarten, is heading to Broadway. Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaud…

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