Monday, October 26, 2020

This Election is Vital, and If We- Wait, is That Laura Linney & the "King Kong" Puppet at a Hooters? by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. The 2020 United States Presidential election is just around the corner. It’s been a campaign full of controv...

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Merian C. Cooper: Mercenary of the Movies by Trav S.D.

I’ve always felt that one of the most curious things about the 1933 horror classic King Kong (besides an island populated with prehistoric creatures and a giant ape attacking New York) is …

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Christiani Pitts Set for Upcoming Alicia Keys Netflix Film by Caitlin Moynihan

Former King Kong star, and vlogger, Christiani Pitts is set to appear in an upcoming Alicia Keys-produced Netflix film. Pitts joins the previously announced Christina Milian, Ja…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Mrs. Doubtfire's Casey Garvin by JK

We have been fans of this month's Standing @ Zero hero since his days in the off-Broadway revival of Bare. Since then, his career has really taken off, with regional theater credits includi…

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Broadway Performers Create Times Square Project, Bringing Dance, Energy and Creativity to Times Square

ABC7 has reported on a group of Broadway performers who have safely come together to bring movement and uplifting energy back to Times Square. The Times Square Project was created by Jena Va…

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Monday, August 17, 2020

Built for the Stage's Elyse Niederee and Coach Joe Rosko Prepare for the Broadway Cares Virtual 5K on Motivation Monday by Playbill Staff

Last seen on Broadway in King Kong, Niederee serves as the head of Built for the Stage’s FLOW program, which focuses on flexibility and mobility specifically for the performer.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Celebrating 100 Years of Rodgers & Hart with Jelani Alladin & Christiani Pitts by Broadway Direct

2020 marks the centenary of the Broadway debut of the first professional collaboration by one of musical theater's most legendary duos, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. To honor their songwr…

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Five Broadway Ensemble Members to Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Monday, June 22, 2020

"What Power Do You Have?" by Mo Brady

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

'Moulin Rouge!,' 'King Kong' and the View from Down Under by Variety

Global Creatures CEO Carmen Pavlovic on what it's like producing theater around the world right now, and what comes next.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Listening Party: Revisiting the Hamilton Cast Album by Nathan Skethway

King Kong and A Bronx Tale star Christiani Pitts recommends the original cast album of the 2016 Broadway smash hit.

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Ali Stroker, Lilli Cooper, Teal Wicks, Ciara Renee, and More Join This Week's Lineup Of CURTAIN UP!, A Show Dedicated To Entertaining Isolated Seniors

Tony Award Winner Ali Stroker (Broadway: Oklahoma; Deaf West's Spring Awakening); Lilli Cooper (Broadway: Tootsie, Tony Nominee; Spongebob Squarepants), Teal Wicks (Broadway: The Cher Show; …

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Beetlejuice Songwriter Eddie Perfect Books His Next Acting Gig in the Australian Premiere of 9 to 5 by Andy Lefkowitz

Eddie Perfect is working 9 to 5 and 5 to 9! The busy actor and songwriter, who made a double Broadway debut this past season with his scores to King Kong and Beetlejuice, will return to acti…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Family Drama Abounds in This First Look at the New Off-Broadway Play The Perplexed by Michael Appler

The Perplexed, Tony-winner Richard Greenberg's new play about two tumultous families gathered in the massive library of a gaudy Fifth Avenue apartment, opens off-Broadway at the Manhattan …

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

​Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 2, the Northern US Schools by Performerstuff

Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 2, the Northern US Schools Written by Michelle J. Evans February 19, 2020 As a professional acting and college audition…

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Peter Mumford on What Makes Lighting Design Such a Great Job by Dan Meyer

The two-time Tony nominee shares behind-the-scenes secrets from his career lighting everything from A Doll's House to King Kong.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

BWW TV: Broadway Sessions Belts It Out for Black History Month!

A few weeks ago over at Broadway Sessions we were joined by an incredible lineup of artists for our Black History Month Celebration! It was an amazing night full of beautiful moments from ev…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Photo Flashback: Carrie Fisher After a Performance of CENSORED SCENES FROM KING KONG in 1980

Today we're taking a look back into our archive with this flashback photo of Carrie Fisher after a performance of Censored Scenes From King Kong in 1980.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Soraya Nadia McDonald Wins Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism by American Theatre Editors

Among other works, McDonald is recognized for her review of Broadway's 'King Kong.'

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

BWW TV: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas at Broadway Sessions!

Happy Holidays from Broadway Sessions! Our Annual All-Star Holiday Show this past Thursday the 19th was such a joyous occasion. Belting, tapping, singalongs and laughing- oh my! Our All-Star…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Beetlejuice sets Broadway closing date, announces national tour by Maureen Lee Lenker

It’s time for Beetlejuice to move on from Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre (though no word yet on whether their ghosts might stick around to haunt the new owners). On Monday, producers …

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Gregg Edelman & Eric William Morris Complete the Cast of Richard Greenberg's The Perplexed Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Four-time Tony nominee Gregg Edelman and recent King Kong star Eric William Morris have joined the cast of The Perplexed, a new play by Tony winner Richard Greenberg set to appear at off-Br…

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Richard Greenberg’s ‘The Perplexed’ Rounds Out Off-Broadway Cast With Gregg Edelman & Eric William Morris by Greg Evans

Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of Richard Greenberg’s The Perplexed has completed its cast with Gregg Edelman (City of Angels, Into the Woods) and Eric William Morris (King Kong…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

"I Like To Know Very Real Things About People." by Angela Tricarico

by Mary Antonini Mary Antonini (headshot by Julia Kinnunen)…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Broadway Monster Mash by JK

HAPPY HALLOWEEN, THEATER FANS! At any given time, Broadway is full of monsters - and I'm not talking about mean directors, cheap producers or screaming divas. Over the years, the Rialto ha…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Review: Little Shop of Horrors by Elyse Trevers

Long before puppets became common in Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, (“Avenue Q,” “Hand of God,” “King Kong”) there was Audrey II, the star of “Little Shop of Horrors.” In a…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Gossip Alert! We Caught the King Kong Puppet and the Audrey II Puppet Getting Steamy at a Diner by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY - Rumors and romance swung through the Great White Way last night after paparazzi snapped a pic of the King Kong Puppet - last seen as the titu…

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Broadway-Bound Mrs. Doubtfire Musical Completes Casting for World Premiere at 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming world premiere of Mrs. Doubtfire, a new musical based on the popular film, appearing at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre this winter. The previou…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

The Friday 5: Broadway Boats by JK

Yesterday's 58th anniversary of Noel Coward's musical, Sail Away got me to thinking about all the boats I've seen on Broadway. It is amazing how many I've seen, really. Now, that's stage ma…

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Sunday: Twentysomethings, Off the Grid and ISO Meaning by Elysa Gardner

★★ Having tackled King Kong and Harry Potter, Jack Thorne takes on post-millennials The post Sunday: Twentysomethings, Off the Grid and ISO Meaning appeared first on New York Stage Revie…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Seven Must-Have Broadway Flea Items and One That's Just David Hyde Pierce's Leftover Chipotle by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. This Sunday is the 33rd annual Broadway Flea Market - a yearly merch extravaganza where theaters and shows sell rare and niche memorabilia to benefit Broadw…

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