Friday, May 24, 2024

Illinoise | 2024 Tony Award Nominee by The Tony Awards

Based on the landmark Sufjan Stevens album, Illinoise is told through live music performed by an 11-member band, three vocalists and impressionistic choreography as friends gather around a c…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:18PM

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Illinoise’’s Brandon Stirling Baker by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-nominated designer delves into the creation of musicality and emotion through light.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 08:59AM
Thursday, May 23, 2024

‘Suffs,’ ‘Stereophonic,’ ‘Illinoise’ and more have have highest-grossing weeks as the 2023-2024 season ends by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending May 19, the 35 currently running productions grossed $36,381,958.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 10:00AM
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Broadway’s ‘Illinoise’ to receive original cast album by Michael Abourizk

Two tracks have been released ahead of the full album digital drop.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 02:56PM

ILLINOISE to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording - Two Tracks Out Now

Nonesuch Records will release a recording of the current Tony-nominated Broadway show Illinoise: A New Musical. Listen to two tracks now!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:18PM

Broadway's Illinoise To Release Cast Recording; 2 Singles Available Now by Margaret Hall

The musical is up for four 2024 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations, and Best Lighting Design.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02PM

An Illinoise Original Cast Recording, Featuring the Onstage Band, Is On the Way by Darryn King

The Tony-nominated dance musical Illinoise is to release an original cast recording. Illinoise: A New Musical, featuring new arrangements of the 2005 Sufjan Stevens album Illinois and perfo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:18AM
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2024 Chita Rivera Awards

The Broadway productions of Illinoise, The Outsiders, Water for Elephants and more were winners at this year's 2024 Chita Rivera Awards. Check out photos from the red carpet!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:12PM

2024 CHITA RIVERA AWARDS Winners Announced

Winners of the 2024 Chita Rivera Awards were announced last evening, with Illinoise, Barbie, and more being honored for dance and choreographic excellence.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 11:45AM

Hell's Kitchen, Water for Elephants and More Recognized at 2024 Chita Rivera Awards by Darryn King

The Chita Rivera Awards, an annual celebration of excellence in dance and choreography in film and theater, had its 2024 ceremony on May 20 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:12AM
Monday, May 20, 2024

HELL'S KITCHEN, ILLINOISE, And More Win 2024 Chita Rivera Awards

The Broadway productions of Illinoise, The Outsiders, Water for Elephants are winners at this year's 2024 Chita Rivera Awards.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:32PM

2024 Chita Rivera Award Winners: Hell’s Kitchen and Water for Elephants (tie), Illinoise by New York Theater

Below is the complete list of 2023 Chita Rivera Awards for dance and choreography, on Broadway, Off-Broadway and the movies, presented tonight at the NYU Skirball Center, Check out nominatio…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:29PM
Friday, May 17, 2024

Justin Peck On The Making Of ‘Illinoise’ And The Guiding Vision Of Sufjan Stevens – Tony Watch Q&A by Greg Evans

Illinoise, the dance-musical hybrid nominated for four Tony Awards (including Best Musical) is the seventh collaboration between Justin Peck, the resident choreographer and artistic advisor …

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:00AM

REVIEW: The Who's Tommy by JK

Review of the Saturday, May 12, 2024 evening performance at the Nederlander Theatre in New York City. Starring Ali Louis Bourzgui, Allison Luff, Adam Jacobs, John Ambrosino, Bobby Conte and …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:32AM
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Photos: Sara Bareilles and Joe Tipps Stops By ILLINOISE On Broadway

On Tuesday, May 14th, Grammy Award winner and Emmy and Tony nominee Sara Bareilles visited the cast of ILLINOISE at the St. James Theatre on Broadway. See photos from her visit.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:48PM

Hear from the Stars of the Dance Musical Illinoise at Its Gala Celebration by Darryn King

After wowing audiences in Annandale-on-Hudson, Chicago and the Upper East Side, the Sufjan Stevens dance musical Illinoise has finally arrived on Broadway—and it has the Tony nominations (…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:02PM

Ricky Ubeda, Gaby Diaz, Ben Cook and More Celebrate Sufjan Stevens Dance Musical ILLINOISE by Broadway.com

Ben Cook, Gaby Diaz, Ricky Ubeda and more hit the red carpet to celebrate Tony®-nominated musical ILLINOISE with a special gala performance. Get tickets to ILLINOISE: https://www.broadway.…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:24PM

Hear From Eddie Redmayne, Roger Bart, THE NOTEBOOK Stars and More on The Broadway Show by Broadway.com

The Broadway Show is the only nationally syndicated weekly theater television series. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access both …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:24AM

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Illinoise’’s Justin Peck by Ruthie Fierberg

The 2024 Best Choreography nominee discusses the conception and movement of the new musical based on the album by Sufjan Stevens.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 09:48AM
Monday, May 13, 2024

Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth Concert to Honor Tony Winner Phylicia Rashad by Darryn King

The fourth annual Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth Concert will take place in Times Square on June 19 and honor the actress Phylicia Rashad. The free event, hosted by Michael James Scott, will…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:54PM

Photos: Broadway's Illinoise Celebrates Its Opening Night With Gala Performance by Molly Higgins, Margaret Hall

Rachel Zegler, Mike Faist, and Julianne Hough were among the celebrities in attendance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

2024 Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced by Lauren Yarger

  Jenn Colella, center, Carrie-Chapman-Catt and the Suffs Company. Photo: Joan Marcus The Cast of Stereophonic. Photo: Julieta Cervantes Outer Critics Circle Awards 2024 Winners noted …

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 10:11AM

Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 2024 by Sandi Durell

Winners noted in bold Outstanding New Broadway Play Jaja’s African Hair Braiding Mother Play: A Play in Five Evictions Patriots Stereophonic The Shark Is Broken Outstanding New Broadway Mu…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:04AM
Sunday, May 12, 2024

This Week on Broadway for May 12, 2024: The Great Gatsby by James Marino

Jeremy Jordan in The Great Gatsby (c) Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about The Great Gatsby, Illinoise, Mother Play, and SOOP Th…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Friday, May 10, 2024

Today on Broadway: Friday, May 10, 2024 - BroadwayRadio

https://www.playbill.com/article/illinoise-production-stage-manager-thomas-j-gates-dies-at-51. 1) Awards News. O'Brien, Wolfe to Receive Lifetime ...

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Photos: Cast & Creatives Celebrate Gala Opening of ILLINOISE

Illinoise is now a four-time Tony-nominated musical, and while it officially opened last month, the production waited until this week to celebrate at the St. James Theatre. Check out photos …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:32PM

Broadway Games: The 2023 - 2024 Musical Dinner Party: Your Guest List by JK

Thanks to all of you who sent in your proposed guest list! Below is the final guest list, a summary of those characters that got the most invitations.  Broadway Games: The 2023 - 2024 Music…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Thursday, May 9, 2024

‘Illinoise’ Dedicates Run Of Broadway Musical To Thomas J. Gates, Production Stage Manager Struck And Killed By Train; Sara Bareilles Pays Tribute by Greg Evans

The Broadway production of Illinoise has dedicated the entire run of the musical to production stage manager Thomas J. Gates, who was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train yesterda…

SOURCE: Deadline at 05:30PM

ILLINOISE Production Stage Manager Thomas J. Gates Passes Away at 51

Thomas J. Gates, the Production Stage Manager of Illinoise on Broadway, has passed away. Learn more about Gates.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:54PM

Illinoise Production Stage Manager Thomas J. Gates Dies at 51 by Margaret Hall

The Tony nominated musical cancelled its evening May 8 performance in response to the tragedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:12PM

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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