Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Take a First Look at Katori Hall's Newest Play, The Hot Wing King at Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre by Diep Tran

Katori Hall is having a busy season. She's the book writer of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway, and she has a world premiere play at off-Broadway's Signature Theatre. Titled The H…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: James Monroe Iglehart Honors Original The Wiz Lion, Ted Ross by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, Broadway.com asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Olivier Nominee Beverley Knight & The Ferryman's Fra Fee Added to Star-Packed Cinderella Film by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage stars Beverley Knight and Fra Fee have joined the company of the highly anticipated Cinderella movie musical remake. The previously announced film will arrive in cinemas on February 5…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

On The Beale Street Sheiks by Trav S.D.

The Beale Street Sheiks were Frank Stokes (circa 1880s-1955) and Dan Sane (1896-1956). Much of their respective careers was spent playing apart, but it seemed sensible to put them in the sam…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: Montego Glover Remembers the 'Brave and Brilliant' Alvin Ailey by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, Broadway.com asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater artists who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those t…

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Laura Leigh Turner to Make Broadway Debut as Karen Smith in Mean Girls by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway newbie Laura Leigh Turner will take over the role of Karen Smith in the Tony-nominated hit Mean Girls beginning on March 10. She will replace original cast member Kate Rockwell, who…

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Princess Diana's Life Story Is Coming to Broadway. Here's What You Can Expect.

Jeanna de Waal plays the title character in this new musical from the creators of Memphis.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Especially the Dancers by Mo Brady

by Betsy Struxness Betsy Struxness …

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Meet the Stars of Broadway's Princess Diana Musical

The creators of Memphis and Come From Away present the new musical at the Longacre Theater.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

How Memphis Got A Pyramid (It Might Now Regret) by Artsjournal

The history of the Memphis Pyramid, which is now emblazoned with a massive Bass Pro Shops logo on its side, is as bewildering as its appearance, and as reflective of the people who conceived…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Joe DiPietro Is Creating New Dr. Seuss Musical If I Ran the Circus with Pop Star Nate Ruess by Andy Lefkowitz

Joe DiPietro, the two-time Tony-winning Memphis co-creator readying for a Broadway return with Diana, has another stage project on the horizon. DiPietro is working with Nate Ruess, front …

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Murder and the Military: A Soldier's Play, Starring David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood, Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Charles Fuller's Pulitzer-winning drama A Soldier's Play opens at the American Airlines Theatre on January 21. Tony winner Kenny Leon directs the Broadway-premiere production of Roundabout T…

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

TOSOS celebrates blues legend Alberta Hunter in ‘Leaving the Blues’ at The Flea Theater by Deb Miller

From her meager beginnings in Memphis through her rise to international fame and triumphant comeback after 20 years of service as a nurse, the life and times of renowned blues and jazz singe…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS

All The Natalie Portmans is a fantastical new coming-of-age comedy written by C.A. Johnson (MCC debut) and directed by Kate Whoriskey (Sweat, Ruined). The cast will feature Joshua Boone (Net…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Freeze Frame: Meet the Cast of ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS

All The Natalie Portmans is a fantastical new coming-of-age comedy written by C.A. Johnson (MCC debut) and directed by Kate Whoriskey (Sweat, Ruined). The cast will feature Joshua Boone (Net…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Review: Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop at NextStop Theatre by Missy Frederick

When a play about Martin Luther King, Jr. is set at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis on the evening of April 3, 1968, it’s easy to assume that you know where the play is going. But The Mount…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

MLK’s final evening is imagined in NextStop Theatre’s ‘The Mountaintop’ by David Siegel

The Mountaintop by Katori Hall is a remarkably affecting play full of humanity, faith, unexpected humor, and the Almighty. Strikingly directed by two time Helen Hayes award recipient Kevin S…

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Broadway's Princess Diana Musical, From the Creators of Memphis, Announces Full Cast

Diana stars Jeanna de Waal in the title role.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

After 34 Years, Ballet Memphis Founder Dorothy Gunther Pugh Will Retire by Artsjournal

Pugh founded Ballet Memphis in 1986 with two dancers and a $75,000 budget. The organization grew over the years and now has a company of 21 dancers and a four-million-dollar budget. It also…

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Wicked's Nancy Opel: Ms. January 2020 by JK

Ms. Broadway January 2020 Wicked's Nancy Opel With her current role as Madame Morrible in Wicked, this month's Ms. Broadway has been in 14 Broadway shows! Congratulations, Nancy Opel! (If…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Casting Announced for Katori Hall's World Premiere Comedy The Hot Wing King by Andy Lefkowitz

Complete casting is here for The Hot Wing King, a new comedy by Katori Hall set to make its world premiere with off-Broadway's Signature Theatre this winter. The recently extended production…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Call Answered: Antonia Vivino: "Heathers: The Musical" + "Frozen Live" by Adam Rothenberg

Just like the Charmed ones, the Vivino sisters have “The Power Of Three” when it comes to music. After interviewing Donna & Natalia in 2019, I am thrilled to get to interview Antonia…

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Friday, December 27, 2019

A Soldier's Play, Starring David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood & Jerry O'Connell, Begins Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Charles Fuller's Pulitzer-winning drama A Soldier's Play makes its long-awaited Broadway debut at the American Airlines Theatre beginning on December 27. Tony winner Kenny Leon directs the p…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Learn Princess Diana's Story and Celebrate Her Legacy in Diana by Broadway.com

Princess Diana's story arrives on Broadway with Diana, the new musical from the Tony-winning creative team behind Memphis.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Katori Hall's World Premiere Comedy The Hot Wing King Extends at Off-Broadway's Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension to The Hot Wing King, a new comedy by Katori Hall set to make its world premiere with the off-Broadway company this winter. Originally an…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway!

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the first Broadway production of Charles Fuller's award-winning drama A Soldier's Play, directed by Kenny Leon. A Soldier's Play will star David …

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway!

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the first Broadway production of Charles Fuller's award-winning drama A Soldier's Play, directed by Kenny Leon. A Soldier's Play will star Dav…

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Actor Carly Mercedes Dyer: ‘Our West Side Story is shining a light on what’s happening today’ by Tom Wicker

After cutting her teeth on big West End shows such as Dreamgirls and Memphis the Musical, Carly Mercedes Dyer wanted to step

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Ephraim Sykes to Star as Michael Jackson in Broadway Musical MJ by Andy Lefkowitz

Ephraim Sykes, Tony-nominated standout player of Ain't Too Proud, will portray music icon Michael Jackson in the upcoming Broadway bio-musical MJ. The previously announced production will be…

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Ephraim Sykes to play Michael Jackson in the Broadway musical by Caitlin Huston

Ephraim Sykes will play Michael Jackson in the upcoming “MJ” musical on Broadway. Sykes is currently playing David Ruffin in “Ain’t Too Proud” on Broadway, for which he received a …

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Kara Lindsay & Kevin Massey Welcome Baby Boy Emerson Charles by Andy Lefkowitz

Exciting news for a celebrated Broadway couple! Kara Lindsay and Kevin Massey welcomed their first child, son Emerson Charles, on November 12, 2019. The couple was married on June 2, 2013; …

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