Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Play It Again: Hair's "Aquarius" by JK

 Play It Again: Hair's "Aquarius" For this new series, Jeff has invited me to choose some classic Broadway show tunes and compare versions of these songs from several different cast recor…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM

The play that changed my life: ‘Comedians got me the job running the National Theatre’ by Richard Eyre

Our series on theatrical discoveries continues with Trevor Griffiths’ incandescent examination of laughter and prejudice, remembered by the director who first put it on I very nearly lost …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:12AM
Tuesday, July 16, 2024

New Broadway play ‘Job’ schedules post-show conversations by Andy Lefkowitz

The drama by Max Wolf Friedlich began previews on July 15.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 11:52PM

JOB On Broadway To Launch Post-Show Conversation Series

JOB announces a post-performance conversation series featuring journalist Michael Barbaro, providing audiences with an engaging opportunity to delve deeper into the themes and production of …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:36PM

JOB Stars Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon on the Dark Side of the Internet by Meg Masseron

After multiple Off-Broadway runs, the pair have returned to their roles in Max Wolf Friedlich's acclaimed psychological thriller, now on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:02PM
Monday, July 15, 2024

JOB Now Available for Publishing and Licensing Through Concord Theatricals

JOB, written by Max Wolf Friedlich and directed by Michael Herwitz, is available for publishing and licensing worldwide through Concord Theatricals’ Samuel French Imprint. Learn more about…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:06PM

Shaping ‘Job’ into a resonant and provocative new play by Ruthie Fierberg

Playwright Max Wolf Friedlich, director Michael Herwitz and producer-dramaturg Hannah Getts take Broadway News inside the process of creating the thriller.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 08:00AM

Today on Broadway: Monday, July 15, 2024 by Matt Tamanini

Groff to Bring Bobby Darin Musical to Broadway, ‘JOB’ to Begin Broadway Performances, Escola’s Iconic Curtain Speech “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Tech-World Thriller Job, Starring Sydney Lemmon and Peter Friedman, Upgrades to Broadway Today by Darryn King

Job, a psychological thriller starring Peter Friedman (Succession) and Sydney Lemmon (also Succession), begins performances at Broadway's Hayes Theater on July 15, with an official opening …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:54AM

Psychological Thriller Job Begins Broadway Transfer July 15 by Logan Culwell-Block

Sydney Lemmon and Peter Friedman star in Max Wolf Friedlich's play at the Hayes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Saturday, July 13, 2024

My Afternoon with Dr. Ruth by Frank Rizzo

Sad news about the death of Dr. Ruth Westheimer at the age of 96. I remember fondly spending an afternoon with her in her Washington Heights apartment in NYCm in 2013 to advance a production…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 01:13PM

BLACKOUT! by Ron Fassler

July 13, 2024: Theatre Yesterday and Today Forty-seven years ago tonight, on July 13, 1977 at exactly 9:29 p.m., New York City suffered an electrical blackout that lasted into afternoon the…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 10:06AM
Thursday, July 11, 2024

Back by Popular Demand: Aaron Tveit, Ariana Madix, Sutton Foster and More Are Doing It Again, Bigger and Better by Darryn King and Hayley Levitt

FOMO is a familiar feeling for theater fans. But of course, it's impossible to catch everything—or to even know what's unmissable until you've already missed it. Fortunately, New York City…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:02PM

Tiny theatres take big risks – in cautious and precarious times, their survival is vital | Brian Logan by Brian Logan

We need to keep open offbeat DIY spaces that belong to artists and communities. Even if the odd performance sells zero tickets, they push theatre forward It feels like a lifetime ago. In 201…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:02AM

JOB on Broadway to Offer $39 and $47 Tickets as Part of Rush and Lottery

JOB, written by Max Wolf Friedlich and directed by Michael Herwitz, is launching in-person rush and digital lottery policies. Learn how to purchase tickets!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:54AM
Tuesday, July 9, 2024

The mysterious art of the casting director: ‘When you see the truth in front of you, it’s the right person’ by Kate Wyver

Is it gatekeeping or dream-making? Art or science? As the Oscars get set to award casting directors for the first time, British theatre’s finest share the secrets of their trade The popula…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:06PM

Nandy wasn’t supposed to head up culture, but could her level-headed approach be just the ticket? | Charlotte Higgins by Charlotte Higgins

After the Tory years of underfunding, BBC-baiting and culture wars, nothing less than the soul of the nation is in the surprise new minister’s hands Of all those in Keir Starmer’s new ca…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM
Friday, July 5, 2024

Broadway’s Upcoming 2024-2025 Season: Plentiful and Full of Suprises by Sandi Durell

Something for everyone here! Oh, Mary! Theatre: Lyceum TheatreFirst Preview: June 26, 2024Opening: July 11, 2024Starring: Cole Escola, Conrad Ricamora, James Scully, Bianca Leigh, Tony Macht…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 11:04AM
Thursday, July 4, 2024

Hooray for Henry Armetta by Trav S.D.

Henry (Enrico) Armetta (1888-1945) is top of mind at the moment because I recently watched the Marx Brothers’ The Big Store (1941) while putting together my new book and prepped for Marxfe…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 12:42PM
Wednesday, July 3, 2024

A Man Among Ye by Scotty Bennett

"A Man Among Ye" is episodic, with flashbacks and confusing dialogue. It is filled with sword fights, sea shanties, revenge plots, mermaids, witches, and mythical creatures. As a highly styl…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 04:29PM

Miangaly Theatre Company: Defining the Stage in Madagascar by Lalatiana Andréa Rasamoelina

They say everyone can be an actor. Any location can transform into a theatre stage. Yet finding a theatre, or the Miangaly theatre company, is equivalent to meeting a president in a nightclu…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 01:39PM
Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does She Perform a Six-Page Monologue Every Night? BLACKBIRD's Michelle by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Michelle Williams is back on Broadway, and this time she is taking on a character whose story would make Sally Bowles' life seem like a picnic. She currently st…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:54AM

July 2024 New York Theater Openings by New York Theater

Below is a calendar of New York theater opening* in July,, including two Broadway plays, “Oh,Mary” and “Job,”  both of which are transferring from sold-out runs Off Broadway;  t…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:33AM

Up on the Marquee: JOB

Check out new photos of the Broadway marquee for Job at the Hayes Theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:54AM
Saturday, June 29, 2024

People You Should Know . . . Kaitlyn Mitchell by Zack Calhoon

Kaitlyn Mitchell is thrilled to be playing her dream Shakespearean heroine role in Much Ado About Nothing. Theater credits include originating the Off-Broadway role of Bonnie in Teenagers…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 11:42AM
Thursday, June 27, 2024

Devonté Hynes will compose original music for ‘Job’ on Broadway by Michael Abourizk

The new play will open at the Hayes Theater in July.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 07:40PM

Devonté Hynes aka Blood Orange to Compose Original Music for Broadway Production of Job by Darryn King

Devonté Hynes, the singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer known as Blood Orange, has joined the creative team of the psychological thriller Job on Broadway. Hynes will compo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:48AM

Producer, Songwriter Devonté Hynes Will Pen Music for Broadway's Job by Logan Culwell-Block

The Grammy nominee is a new addition to the Off-Broadway transfer's creative team, with performances beginning July 15 at the Hayes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Devonté Hynes Will Compose Original Music For JOB on Broadway

GRAMMY nominated composer, producer, and songwriter Devonté Hynes, also known professionally as Blood Orange, will compose original music for the play, JOB, when it heads to Broadway next…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:32AM
Friday, June 21, 2024

Sitting in Limbo review – a rallying cry for the Windrush outrage by Anya Ryan

Watford Palace theatrePhilip J Morris’s stage adaptation of the Bafta-winning film tells it straight as Anthony Bryan’s life is ripped apart The voice of Theresa May opens this stage ver…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:24AM

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