Wednesday, December 22, 2021

How TDF Is Helping Veterans Get Back to Broadway - Why our Veterans Theatregoing Program participants value the power of the performing arts more than by Elyse Orecchio

After the isolation of the pandemic, participants in our Veterans Theatregoing Program value the power of the performing arts more than ever Not only has Iraq war veteran Rob Timmins been a…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Thursday, December 9, 2021

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings for the 2021-2022 Season by Broadway.com

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on December 8 to confirm the eligibility status of 12 Broadway productions for the 2021-2022 season. This was the first time the committee met to…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:24AM

‘Lackawanna Blues,’ ‘Trouble in Mind’ to be considered in Tonys revival category by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time Wednesday to determine eligibility for the 75th Annual Tony Awards.  While the date for the next Tony Awards has not yet been…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 10:30AM
Friday, November 12, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues Ends Broadway Run November 12 by Talaura Harms

The Manhattan Theatre Club production marked the Broadway premiere of the solo show, written, performed, and directed by Santiago-Hudson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:26AM
Thursday, November 4, 2021

The Broadway debut of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s ‘Lackawanna Blues’ offers a heartfelt tribute in a tour-de-force performance by Deb Miller

Now in its Broadway debut with MTC at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, Lackawanna Blues, masterfully written, performed, and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, offers a supr…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:12PM
Monday, November 1, 2021

Laura Benanti: Broadway broke my neck. Audra McDonald to star in 90-year-old Adrienne Kennedy’s Broadway debut. #Stageworthy this week by New York Theaterh

Another injury has caused another delayed opening. Judith Ivey has had to drop out of the Off-Broadway revival of Paul Osborn’s Morning’s at Seven because of a torn tendon, and will b…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:21AM
Sunday, October 31, 2021

This Week on Broadway for October 31, 2021: Caroline, or Change by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Dana H., Is This A Room, Caroline, or Change, Lackawanna Blues, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Marilyn Maye @ 54 Below, Theater Bre…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, October 30, 2021

"Superb!" | Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues, now through November 12 only! by Manhattan Theatre Club

Read more or buy tickets at LackawannaOnBroadway.com #LackawannaOnBroadway

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:32PM
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tour the Old Steel Town at the Center of ‘Lackawanna Blues’ by Laura Zornosa and Malik Rainey

In his Broadway play, Ruben Santiago-Hudson revisits the Lackawanna, N.Y., of his youth. A lot has changed since the late 1950s and ’60s, reflected here in recent photographs of the area.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:33AM
Sunday, October 24, 2021

Lackawanna Blues ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons October 24, 2021: Ruben Santiago-Hudson is certainly a talented man. He’s a great writer, a great actor and a great director. His solo show at Manhattan Theatre Clu…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 11:00AM
Saturday, October 23, 2021

"Lackawanna Blues" and Other Laments by Broadwayandme

Eight plays written by black playwrights are scheduled to open on Broadway this fall. That’s twice the number of all the shows by black playwrights that opened on the too-aptly named Great…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 03:36PM

Is This A Room ****, Dana H *****, Lackawanna Blues ****, The Lehman Trilogy *****, Letters of Suresh ** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 22, 2021: After a long absence due to COVID, Broadway is slowly starting to come back. But the majority of new productions are not the typical Main Stem fare of …

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:05AM
Friday, October 22, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues Extends Again on Broadway by Talaura Harms

The Manhattan Theatre Club production will now play through November 12.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:37AM

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues Extends Broadway Performances Again by Lindsey Sullivan

Lackawanna Blues has been extended again. Star and creator Ruben Santiago-Hudson's solo show will now play through November 12 at the Samuel J Friedman Theatre. Opening night was delayed due…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:32AM

MTC's LACKAWANNA BLUES Announces Final Extension Through November 12

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues will add additional performances on Tuesday, November 9 at 7PM, Wednesday, November 10 at 2PM, Thursday…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:05AM

‘Lackawanna Blues’ adds additional Broadway performances by Caitlin Huston

“Lackawanna Blues” has added four additional performances to its run, Manhattan Theatre Club announced Friday.  The show, written, directed and starring Ruben Santiago-Hudson, has added…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 10:22AM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Lackawanna Blues On Screen and On Stage by New York Theater

After my tickets to “Lackawanna Blues” were canceled twice because Ruben Santiago-Hudson, the author, director and star of this autobiographical solo show, had injured his back, I search…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 04:02PM

Lackawanna Blues on Broadway: Highlights by NewYorkTheater

Scenes and musical interludes from Ruben Santiago-Hudson's autobiographical Broadway play, "Lackawanna Blues," featuring Junior Mack on guitar. Click https://newyorktheater.me/2021/10/21/lac…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:31PM

Lackawanna Blues by Sandi Durell

Review by Sandi Durell . . . Technically this is a solo show and it’s Ruben Santiago-Hudson (writer, star, director) accompanied on guitar by Junior Mack (playing great blues of Bill Sims …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:31AM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues by Elyse Trevers

Ruben Santiago-Hudson was raised by his grandmother. So he did what any talented theater person would do-he wrote a play about her! “Lackawanna Blues” is Santiago-Hudson’s paean to his…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 01:14PM
Monday, October 18, 2021

"Theatrical Magic!" | Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues by Manhattan Theatre Club

Read more or buy tickets at LackawannaOnBroadway.com #LackawannaOnBroadway

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:03PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021

LACKAWANNA BLUES – extended through November 7th – make every effort to see it by Oscar E Moore

Was there anyone in your past who was instrumental in guiding you through your youth, teaching you how to treat others with respect and dignity and at the same time expecting you to be treat…

SOURCE: Oscar E. Moore at 09:48AM

Lackawanna Blues - Ruben Santiago-Hudson is wonderful by Oscar E. Moore

Mr. Santiago-Hudson has got the whole audience not only in the palm of his hands but in his grip. Never letting go. You cannot help but be enthralled by his storytelling.

SOURCE: Talk Entertainment at 07:12AM
Saturday, October 16, 2021

Lackawanna Blues by Richard Seff

Ruben Santiago-Hudson is an extraordinary actor, and he is using his gifts to our advantage in this one-man play at the Samuel J Friedman Theatre on Broadway. Ably supported by music compose…

SOURCE: onandoffbroadwaytheaterreviews.com at 04:06PM
Friday, October 15, 2021

Lackawanna Blues by Darryl Reilly

Employing his majestic vocal and physical talents, Santiago-Hudson supremely differentiates each of his brief characterizations with specificity and pathos. There’s also a poignant dynami…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 04:43PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

On Broadway, ‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ and ‘Lackawanna Blues’ deliver stories that defy stereotypes by Peter Marks

Individual perspectives are at the heart of crowd-pleasing works by Keenan Scott II and Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 09:18PM

‘Thoughts Of A Colored Man’ Broadway Review: Seven Men And A Neighborhood Brought To Exhilarating Life by Greg Evans

This Broadway season, as stop and start as it has been, has been blessed with some truly stellar moments – and spotted with blessedly fewer disappointments. The vibrant Pass Over was an id…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:30PM

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Cecily Strong to Make NY Stage Debut, ‘Lackawanna Blues’ Adds One Week, ‘Waitress’ Re-Confirms Cast Change “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Beanie Feldstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sharon D. Clarke and Other Broadway Artists on Theater’s Comeback by Rebecca Rubin

After a devastating industry-wide shutdown, Broadway has finally reopened with performances of beloved shows like “Hamilton,” “Wicked” and new plays and musicals such as “Six,” …

SOURCE: Variety at 04:26PM

LACKAWANNA BLUES Announces One-Week Extension

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced that Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues w…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:43PM

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues Extends Broadway Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

Lackawanna Blues has been extended by one week. Star and creator Ruben Santiago-Hudson's solo show will now play through November 7 at the Samuel J Friedman Theatre. Opening night was delaye…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:32PM

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