Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Veteran Broadway Actor Merwin Foard Dies at 59 by Andy Lefkowitz

Merwin Foard, a multi-talented stage actor who accrued more than a dozen Broadway credits throughout his career, died on March 9 in his home state of North Carolina, according to a close fri…

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Call Answered: Jamison Stern: "AFTER FOREVER" on Amazon Prime by Adam Rothenberg

I first came to know the talents of Jamison Stern when Season 1 of the 5-time Daytime Emmy winning series AFTER FOREVER premiered on Amazon Prime in 2018. Then later that same year, I got to…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Jerry Herman: You I Like by Chris Barlow

By Linda Amiel Burns   Since Jerry Herman passed away on December 26, 2019, I have attended many wonderful tributes for this legendary man of music who is considered one of Broadway’s gre…

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Kate Baldwin, Cady Huffman, More Set for The Best of Times: The Musical Wisdom of Jerry Herman by Andrew Gans

The salute to the late composer-lyricist of Mame, La Cage aux Folles, and Hello, Dolly! will be presented March 12 at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Monday, February 24, 2020

‘Irreverent, silly, satirical & fun, fun, fun’: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES [THE PLAY] – Park Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Based on Simon Callow’s English translation, this version of La Cage aux Folles stays true to the original French text. Callow’s edits and new dialogue has given us a fresh interpretatio…

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Mack & Mabel by Sheila Kogan

The latest offering in New York City Center Encores! concert series was the Jerry Herman musical, "Mack & Mabel." Originally on Broadway during the 1974 season, it received disappointing…

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Review: La Cage aux Folles [The Play], Park Theatre by Jessica Handscomb

Review: La Cage aux Folles [The Play], Park Theatre4.0starsIn our politically turbulent times, in which the country was more or less split down the middle in the 2016 EU referendum, and arou…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Read Reviews for the La Cage Aux Folles [The Play] in London by Dan Meyer

The world premiere of Simon Callow's English-language adaptation opened at Park Theatre February 19.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Cast by JK

The original cast of Disney's Beauty and the Beast was full of newbies, seasoned players, up-and-coming stars, future Tony Award winners and even a bona fide Broadway/TV legend! What, if …

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La Cage aux Folles (The Play) review at Park Theatre, London – ‘Simon Callow’s adaptation of the French farce’ by Paul Vale

Originally produced in 1973, Jean Poiret’s play La Cage aux Folles has long been overshadowed by Jerry Herman’s 1983 musical version. However

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REVIEW: La Cage Aux Folles, Park Theatre London ✭✭✭ by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham reviews Simon Callow's adaptation of the French farce La Cage Aux Folles now playing at the Park Theatre London. This post REVIEW: La Cage Aux Folles, Park Theatre…

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La Cage aux Folles [The Play], Park Theatre review - half-cock farce by David Nice

Embarrassing period piece needs a lift from better comic timing than this Not the musical then, worst luck. How timely it would have been to mark Jerry Herman's passing with a celebration of…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The English-Language World Premiere of La Cage aux Folles [The Play] Opens February 19 in London by Dan Meyer

The Jean Poiret play, translated by Simon Callow, runs at Park Theatre.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

London Theatre News Today: Monday 17 February by Hira Desai

In today's news we've got a sneak peek at La Cage Aux Folles The Play, Derek Bond's Dragons and Mythical Beasts and more! The post London Theatre News Today: Monday 17 February appeared firs…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Michael Feinstein & Co. Celebrate Jerry Herman by Sandi Durell

    by Alix Cohen   “It Only Takes a Moment” (Hello, Dolly) Michael Feinstein croons. Vocal is fleecy, music, a waltz. Life is a celebration “With You On My Arm,” he continues jau…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Broadway Pays Tribute to Master Hit Maker Jerry Herman by Andrew Gans

What you missed when a bevy of musical theatre greats turned out February 3 to honor the late composer of Mame, La Cage aux Folles, Hello, Dolly!, and more.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Cast Complete for Riverside Theatre’s La Cage aux Folles by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical begins performances at the Florida venue March 10.

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Celebrate the Late Jerry Herman on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week is all about celebrating the late Broadway…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Tummeling With Jerry Herman by American Theatre Editors

The writer behind 'Mame,' 'La Cage aux Folles,' and 'Hello, Dolly!' wasn't just a genius---he was a mensch.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Kelsey Grammer to Lead North American Premiere of Menier's The Boy Friend in Toronto by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen star Kelsey Grammer will take on the role of Lord Brockhurst in an upcoming Toronto staging of Sandy Wilson's delightful 1953 tuner The Boy Friend. The production, a transfe…

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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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Friday, January 10, 2020

Broadway’s Nicholas Cunningham Organizes Fundraiser for Australia Wildfire Relief by Dan Meyer

The La Cage Aux Folles dance captain and Phantom of the Opera alum will donate proceeds to Australian Red Cross and Australian WWF.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

London Theatre News Today: Thursday 9 January by Hira Desai

In today's roundup we've got the full casting for both Kevin Elyot's Coming Clean and the English language World Premiere of La Cage aux Folles [The Play]. The post London Theatre News Tod…

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Casting Set for the English-Language World Premiere of La Cage aux Folles [The Play] in London by Dan Meyer

The Jean Poiret play, translated by Simon Callow, begins February 12 at the Park Theatre.

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La Cage aux Folles Park Theatre cast announced

Simon Callow's adaptation of Jean Poiret's classic farce, La Cage aux Folles [The Play], is set to open at London's Park Theatre on 12 February.

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La Cage Aux Folles – Park Theatre cast announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for Simon Callow's new translation of La Cage Aux Folles (the play) which opens at the Park Theatre, London from February 2020. This post La Cage A…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

On The Town … with Chip Deffaa: Jerry Herman and Michael Feinstein by Chip Deffaa, Editor-At-Large

Composer/lyricist Jerry Herman was, of course, a Broadway legend.   He gave us such unforgettable shows as "Hello, Dolly!," "Mame," and "La Cage Aux Folles." These musicals were all  huge…

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The Friday 5: 5 Favorite Jerry Herman Tunes by JK

Like many of you, I'm sure, news of Jerry Herman's passing caused me to reflect on his shows. I realized that Mame is my favorite score of his, but each one is a bounty of tuneful toe-tappe…

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

‘Hello, Dolly!’ is a classic, but Jerry Herman loved ‘La Cage aux Folles’ by Michael Riedel

It’s been a week since the death, at 88, of Jerry Herman, whose scores to “Hello, Dolly!” and “Mame” defined the brassy, sassy sound of a musical comedy at the tail end of Broadway…

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Odds & Ends: Broadway Couples Get Engaged Over the Holidays & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed over the holidays. Broadway Engagements Abound Over the Holidays While everyone was out of town celebrating the holidays, three stag…

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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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