Friday, May 24, 2024

The Ousiders | 2024 Tony Award Nominee by The Tony Awards

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1967, the hardened hearts and aching souls of Ponyboy Curtis, Johnny Cade and their chosen family of "outsiders" are in a fight for survival and a quest for purpose in a …

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Emily Comisar Named Exec Artistic Director of Oklahoma City Rep by American Theatre Editors

The company's current managing director will merge that role with that of artistic director, which Kelly Kerwin will leave in June.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:23PM
Thursday, May 23, 2024

Video: Watch Patrick Wilson Sing 'Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' from Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert

In December of 2023, Broadway luminaries gathered together to celebrate the historic partnership and songs of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, 80 years after the premiere of their f…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:48PM

Watch Patrick Wilson Sing Oklahoma! Classic From Upcoming PBS Special by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 80th Anniversary premieres on PBS later this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Steven Pasquale to Star in Kennedy Center Production of Nine by Darryn King

Steven Pasquale will star in the Kennedy Center’s upcoming production of the Maury Yeston–Arthur Kopit musical Nine. Directed by three-time Tony winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), t…

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Oklahoma! in concert – Full cast announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Full casting is announced for Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! in concert at Theatre Royal Drury Lane. This post Oklahoma! in concert – Full cast announced first appeare…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Christina Bianco, More Saddle Up for London Oklahoma! Concerts by Logan Culwell-Block

Phil Dunster and Zizi Strallen are leading the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic as it returns to its first London home, Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:42PM
Thursday, May 16, 2024

REVIEW: The Outsiders by JK

Review of the Saturday, May 11, 2024 matinee performance at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City. Starring Brody Grant, Sky Lakota-Lynch, Joshua Boone, Brent Comer, Dan Berry, Emma…

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

Young Adult Fiction Pioneer S.E. Hinton on Fifty Years of The Outsiders by Darryn King

One afternoon in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the 1960s, a 15-year-old student at Will Rogers High School named Susan Hinton—her close friends called her Suzie—witnessed a friend being attacked by…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Oklahoma City Rep Artistic Director Kelly Kerwin to Step Down by American Theatre Editors

After serving for 3 years as the successor of founder Donald Jordan, she'll leave the company to be closer to her family in New York.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:12AM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

School Superintendent Removed After Trans Student Denied a Role in OKLAHOMA!

Tyson Bennett is out as his position of Superintendent following a transgender student being denied a role in the school production of Oklahoma!.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:02PM
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Five Reasons Why The Outsiders is as Innovative as it is Golden by Barry Gordin

By: Iris Wiener April 24, 2024: The new musical adaptation of S.E. Hinton’s classic novel The Outsiders and Francis Ford Coppola’s 1983 film of the same name is a quiet, though gut-…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 02:32PM
Monday, April 22, 2024

The Outsiders: A New Musical by Joseph Pisano

The cast of "The Outsiders: A New Musica"l bring their own substantial charisma to the stage, but it's been dramaturgically constrained by Adam Rapp and Justin Levine's book, which sacrifice…

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Friday, April 19, 2024

OKLAHOMA! Star Damon Daunno Releases Debut Single 'Time Machine'

Tony-nominated actor Damon Daunno has just dropped his first single. While Daunno may be a “new artist” when it comes to releasing his own music, he is hardly a novice. With a compellin…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:24AM
Friday, April 12, 2024

London Rodgers and Hammerstein Anniversary Concert to Release Live Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Audra McDonald, Julian Ovenden, Marisha Wallace, and Patrick Wilson are among the 2023 concert's starry line-up celebrating the Oklahoma! and South Pacific creators.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

Shining Sunlight on Chief Thundercloud by Trav S.D.

April 12 was the birthday of the film actor known as Chief Thundercloud (1899-1955). As it happens, there is a “thundercloud” surrounding the actor’s true identity. His real name has b…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 06:06AM
Thursday, April 11, 2024

Shuler Hensley to Direct and Star in Fiddler on the Roof in Concert at Theatre Aspen by Darryn King

Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley will direct and star in a one-night only performance of Fiddler on the Roof in Concert. The event will take place in the Michael Klein Music Tent in Aspen, C…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Photos: Lauren Patten, Damon Daunno, Amber Iman Jones And More Star In THE LONELY FEW at MCC Theater

MCC Theater has released first look photos of the New York premiere of The Lonely Few, a new rock musical featuring an all-star cast including Tony Award-winner Lauren Patten (Jagged Little…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:42PM
Friday, April 5, 2024

The Outsiders Sets Broadway Cast Album Release Date; Plus a First Listen to 'Soda's Letter' by Hayley Levitt

The Outsiders, now running at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, will release its Original Broadway Cast Recording in digitial form on May 22 with the physical CD available June 28. Produced by…

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Thursday, April 4, 2024

Today on Broadway: Thursday, April 4, 2024 by Matt Tamanini

Stars Line Up for ‘Our Town’ Revival, Durang Passes Away, Phil Dunster to Lead ‘Oklahoma’ Concert “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top t…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Ted Lasso’s Phil Dunster and Zizi Strallen to Star in Oklahoma! London Concert by Darryn King

Ted Lasso’s Phil Dunster will play Curly opposite West End star Zizi Strallen's Laurey in a London concert production of in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! The concert will play f…

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Phil Dunster and Zizi Strallen Will Star in Oklahoma! in Concert in London's West End by Logan Culwell-Block

The performance will see the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic returning to its first London home, Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Phil Dunster and Zizi Strallen Will Lead Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S OKLAHOMA! in Concert stars Emmy, Critics Choice & Olivier Award-nominated actor Phil Dunster (Ted Lasso) as Curly alongside West End star Zizi Strallen (Mar…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:42AM
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

From Black Box to Broadway by Andy Horwitz

Daniel Fish's "Oklahoma!" in Los Angeles, Taylor Mac, Kiki and Herb and other tales of "Black Box to Broadway". Essay #3 in a series about the unique power of live performance in small venue…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 10:42AM

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Megamedley - The Skivvies by Lauren Molina

For Classic Stage Company's second annual Classics Gone Mad Gala, which was Rodgers and Hammerstein themed, The Skivvies created and performed a mega R&H medley. Brandon James Guinn also on …

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:41AM
Sunday, March 31, 2024

OKLAHOMA! Opened on Broadway on this Day in 1943

Oklahoma! opened at the St. James Theatre on March 31st, 1943. The musical, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, was based on Lynn Rigg's 1930 play 'G…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:02AM
Saturday, March 30, 2024

Dead Outlaw Review by New York Theater

Elmer J. McCurdy was killed in a shoot-out with sheriff’s deputies in Oklahoma in 1911, but took 66 years to be buried, his mummified remains having been exhibited all that time by a seri…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:29PM
Friday, March 22, 2024

"Edelweiss" from The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert (Coming to UK & Ireland Cinemas) by Rodgers & Hammerstein

See you at the cinema! 🍿 My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert premieres on the big screen in the UK & Ireland on 14 and 18 February. Featuring a star-stu…

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Thursday, March 21, 2024

Aaron Tveit sings "Ten Minutes Ago" at The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert by Rodgers & Hammerstein

See you at the cinema! 🍿 My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert premieres on the big screen in the UK & Ireland on 14 and 18 February. Featuring a star-stu…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Marisha Wallace Evicted From CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER

Marisha Wallace has left the Big Brother house. The Olivier Award-nominated West End star was the fifth contestant to be eliminated from the competition, just days before the season finale o…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:24AM
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Mary Martin Performs "It Might As Well Be Spring" | General Foods Special by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Watch Mary Martin sing "It Might As Well Be Spring" from Rodgers & Hammerstein's State Fair – featured in the 1954 TV special “General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers an…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards