Sunday, May 22, 2022

This Week on Broadway for May 22, 2022: Mr. Saturday Night by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the Flower Drum Song (movie), Marilyn Maye @ York Benefit, Mr. Saturday Night, Funny Girl (with Julie Benko!), Pablo, Mr. Yun…

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Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Billy Crystal, Mr. Saturday Night and The Tricky Business of When (and when not) To Be Funny

When portraying a comedian in a play, sometimes getting the laugh is not the point.

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Saturday, May 21, 2022

Mr. Saturday Night by Jk Clarke

By Samuel L. Leiter . . .  In 1992, comedian Billy Crystal made his movie directing debut with Mr. Saturday Night, which he co-wrote and in which he also starred as Buddy Young, Jr., a wash…

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2022 Drama League Award Winners Announced by Sandi Durell

 Frank DiLella hosted the 88th Annual Drama League Awards alongside theatrical legends and Tony Award winners, Patti LuPone (Company, Evita, Gypsy), Ben Vereen (Pippin, Fosse, Wicked),…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:50AM
Friday, May 20, 2022

Broadway’s ‘Mr. Saturday Night’ resurrects mid-century Borscht Belt shtick by Deb Miller

Adapted from the original 1992 film (which received mixed reviews and didn’t fare well at the box office when it opened 30 years ago), Mr. Saturday Night is now surprisingly a Broadway mus…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:00PM

Broadway Sings Taylor Swift by Sandi Durell

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series, in partnership with NYC Pride, has announced the lineup for its next original event, Broadway Sings Taylor Swift. On June 27 at 8pm, a bombsh…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:54PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022

Odds & Ends: Shoshana Bean, Samantha Pauly & More Set for Broadway Sings Taylor Swift by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Taylor Swift (Photo: Steven Ferdman/Getty Images) Broadway Stars to Put Their Spin on Taylor Swift The Broadway Sings concert ser…

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Mr. Saturday Night Sets Broadway Cast Album Release Date

The recording will feature 2022 Tony nominated stars Billy Crystal and Shoshana Bean.

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Broadway's Mr. Saturday Night to Release Cast Album; Get a First Listen by Logan Culwell-Block

Based on the film, the musical stars 2022 Tony nominees Billy Crystal and Shoshana Bean plus Randy Graff, David Paymer, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

‘Mr. Saturday Night’ to release original Broadway cast recording June 10 by Broadway News

The original Broadway cast album for new musical “Mr. Saturday Night” will be released next month, Craft Recordings/Concord Theatricals announced Wednesday. The 17-track album, featuring…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:05AM
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Mr. Saturday Night, Starring Billy Crystal, to Release Cast Recording in June by Caitlin Moynihan

The Tony-nominated Mr. Saturday Night, starring Billy Crystal, will release an original Broadway cast recording on June 10. The record wil be available on all streaming platofrms and is bei…

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MR. SATURDAY NIGHT to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording - Get a First Listen Here!

Craft Recordings / Concord Theatricals has announced that Mr. Saturday Night (Original Broadway Cast Recording), starring Billy Crystal, will be released on June 10 on streaming and digit…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:10PM
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Six Stars, Michael R. Jackson, Shoshana Bean & More Support Family Equality’s Night by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway favorites stepped out and up for LGBTQ+ families on May 16 for Family Equality’s Night at the Pier in New York City. The organization’s gala has raised over $940,000, and the e…

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2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced by Lauren Yarger

SIX: Abby Mueller (Jane Seymour), Samantha Pauly (Katherine Howard), Adrianna Hicks (Catherine of Aragon), Andrea Macasaet (Anne Boleyn), Brittney Mack (Anna of Cleves) and Anna Uzele (Cathe…

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Monday, May 16, 2022

Which Broadway Favorite Originally Had the Idea to Musicalize Mr. Saturday Night? by Logan Culwell-Block

2022 Tony nominee Billy Crystal stopped by The View to reveal what inspired him to revisit a character he's been playing since the '80s for Broadway.

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VIDEO: Billy Crystal Discusses Embracing His Age in MR. SATURDAY NIGHT on THE VEIW

Billy Crystal sat down on The View this morning to discuss his Tony-Nominated performance in Mr. Saturday Night on Broadway. Crystal also discussed the importance of his four grandchildren a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:37PM

Drama Desk Award Nominations 2022: 'SIX' and 'Kimberly Akimbo' Lead the Pack - Which of your favorites made the list? by Raven Snook

Theatre's return season has been triumphant and rocky. Because of COVID-19, schedules are constantly changing, not just for individual productions but for theatre awards, too. Traditionally,…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Macbeth **, Mr. Saturday Night **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward Mary 16, 2022: You know you’re in trouble at a production of Macbeth when the three witches look like they’re about to start a cooking class at a suburban shopping m…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:57AM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend May 13-15 - See 'Anything Goes' with Sutton Foster, Jason Robert Brown and Judy Kuhn concerts, and by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, May 13 to Sunday, May 15, for fre…

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Monday, May 9, 2022

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 05/07/22 by

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Red carpet roundup! T…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:24AM

A Strange Loop Tops 2022 Tony Award Nominations by

Nominations have arrived for the 75th Tony Awards! Tony winner Adrienne Warren and three-time Tony nominee Joshua Henry announced the nominees live on May 9. The 75th Tony Awards will take p…

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Tony Award Nominations 2022: 'A Strange Loop,' 'MJ,' 'Paradise Square' Lead the Pack - The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season by Raven Snook

The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season --- Earlier this morning, Broadway favorites Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry announced the 2022 Tony Award nominees on YouTube, an…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Sunday, May 8, 2022

This Week on Broadway for May 8, 2022: Macbeth by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Macbeth, The Skin of Our Teeth, The Minutes, Mr. Saturday Night, American Buffalo, Paradise Square, for colored girls who hav…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Friday, May 6, 2022

Mr. Saturday Night Review: Billy Crystal Dances And Sings Within His Comfort Zone On Broadway

When I peered through the playbill at the Nederlander Theatre, it lists no stand-ins for Crystal. Lose Crystal and the show loses its heart.

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MR. SATURDAY NIGHT with Billy Crystal at the Nederlander Theater on W 41st Street by Richard Seff

BILLY  CRYSTAL was born in 1948 and spent most of his childhood in Long Beach, New York. His father, Jack Crystal, was a  prominent figure in the world of Jazz and ran a classic jazz recor…

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Mr. Saturday Night by Darryl Reilly

Anyone else may find this decent show to be a tired affair which just about sustains its two-and-half-hour running time. The memory-piece book by Crystal, Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel is b…

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

Broadway's Mr. Saturday Night Cancels May 5 Performance by Logan Culwell-Block

Star and co-writer Billy Crystal has come down with the flu, but is expected to return with the production May 6.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

Tonight's Performance of MR. SATURDAY NIGHT Cancelled Due to Billy Crystal Having the Flu

Tonight's performance of Mr. Saturday Night has been cancelled due to Billy Crystal having the flu. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:42PM

2022 Tony Awards eligibility rulings (round 3): ‘A Strange Loop,’ ‘Funny Girl,’ ‘Mr. Saturday Night’ … by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the third and final time during the 2021-2022 Broadway season to discuss eligibility of 15 productions for the upcoming 75th Annual Tony Awar…

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Jason Robert Brown to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will welcome Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown streaming live and in person as he makes a triumphant return to Broadway with Mr. Satu…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:58PM

Tonys Administration Committee Announces Final Set of Rulings for the 2021-2022 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on May 5 to confirm the eligibility status of 15 Broadway productions for the 2021-2022 season. This was the third and final time the committee…

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