Monday, May 20, 2019

BWW Interview: Carly Hughes Talks AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE Musical Finale by TV News Desk

Carly Hughes is an accomplished Broadway and television actress. Broadway fans will know her for her many roles including the 2013 revival of Pippin, Ghost the Musical, and Beautiful The Car…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Photo Flash: Menzel, Hilty, and More Honor Stephen Schwartz at Wallis Spring by BroadwayWorld

Last night, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts hosted An Evening of Wicked Fun Honoring Stephen Schwartz, a Spring Celebration fundraising event presented by the legendary H…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Stephen Schwartz Speaks Up About How the Story of PIPPIN Was Told on FOSSE/VERDON by BroadwayWorld

In a recent episode of FX's FosseVerdon, Bob brings Pippin to Broadway, and composer Stephen Schwartz, who was also represented in the episode, is speaking up about his thoughts on how the s…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

FOSSE/VERDON: Episodes 4 - 6 by JK

Bob Fosse, Nicole Fosse and Gwen Verdon As the FX miniseries Fosse/Verdon continues, I admire the show more and more, and I am completely smitten with the brilliant Michelle Williams. I've …

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Stephen Arnell: How Bob Fosse’s legacy is being re-examined in the age of #MeToo by Stephen Arnell

With regular revivals of his stage musicals such as Chicago, Pippin and Sweet Charity, the work of groundbreaking theatremaker Bob Fosse has

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Diane Paulus to Direct New Broadway Revival of 1776 by Andy Lefkowitz

1776 is returning to Broadway. The Tony-winning musical about the events surrounding the signing of the Declaration of Independence will arrive at the American Airlines Theatre in spring of …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Fosse/Verdon Recap, Episode 4: ‘Glory’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Making Pippin, winning trophies, and yuckin’ it up.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 25: Diane Paulus' Revival of PIPPIN Brings Its Magic To Broadway! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2013,Diane Paulus' high-flying revival ofStephen SchwartzPIPPIN opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theater

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Patina Miller, Gaten Matarazzo & Shanice Williams Set for Into the Woods at Hollywood Bowl by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stage-and-screen stars have signed on to lead the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Into the Woods. Featuring direction and choreography by Tony nominee Robert Long…

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Fosse/Verdon: The First 3 Episodes by JK

I've had a thing for Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon since almost the beginning of my lifelong love of musical theater. It all started with a framed copy of the original Broadway poster from Swee…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Ann Reinking and Ben Vereen Will Host The Chita Rivera Awards by BroadwayWorld

Legendary performers and Tony Award winners Ann Reinking Dancin,' Sweet Charity, Chicago, 'Annie'and Ben Vereen Pippin, Jesus Christ Superstar, Fosse, Wickedwill host the 2019 Chita Rivera A…

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

The Best Musical Tony Award Debate: 1973 by Mark Robinson

This week’s debate takes us back to 1973, a year were anything was likely to happen and where two musicals (out of four nominees) were really the chief contenders for Best Musical, and t…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Broadway Set Models for In the Heights, Spring Awakening, and Grease Part of Theatrical Design Exhibition in San Antonio by Adam Hetrick

Design elements and inspirations for the original productions of Fiddler on the Roof, Pippin, Mame, and Damn Yankees are part of the new exhibit America On Stage.

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The Friday 5: 5 Old School Theater Experiences by JK

I make no secret that I like some things done the old-fashioned way. That especially includes some aspects of the theater-going experience. For now, some of those things are firmly in place,…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Lighting designer Rob Halliday: Good show lighting is art and craft in harmony by Rob Halliday

Recently, I went to see Hamilton. Yes, late to the party I know, but sometimes working in theatre means you don’t get

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No Regrets: Taking 500 L.G.B.T Teenagers to ‘The Prom’ on Broadway by Ben Widdicombe

And “Killing Eve” celebrates Season 2 with intimate cocktails on Central Park West.

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VIDEO: Uma Thurman, NETWORK's Tony Goldwyn Star in the Trailer for Netflix's CHAMBERS by Stage Tube

A young heart attack survivor becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life. However, the closer she gets to uncovering the truth about her donor's sudden death, …

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Guest Blog: Tabitha Mortiboy On THE AMBER TRAP by BroadwayWorld

I started writing The Amber Trap over two years ago while I was living in Brighton in a little flat by the sea. I knew that I wanted to write a story which uncovered some of the labyrinthine…

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OneTwoThreeOneTwo review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘tame deconstruction of flamenco’ by Rachel Elderkin

This is not a flamenco piece. On that point, Albert Quesada and Zoltan Vakulya are very clear. But flamenco is present in

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Fanny Davenport: An American Bernhardt by Trav S.D.

19th century stage actress Fanny or Fannie Davenport (Fanny Lily Gypsey Davenport, 1850-1898) was born of an April 10. Born in London, she was the daughter of actors Edward Loomis Davenport …

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Friday, March 29, 2019

How to Watch The Magic Show, Stephen Schwartz's Other Huge '70s HIt by Playbill Staff

The Doug Henning-led musical with a score from the composer of Wicked and Pippin run for 1,920 performances.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Fosse/Verdon: The Dynamic Duo of Broadway by Mark A. Robinson

With the forthcoming miniseries Fosse/Verdon poised to premiere on the FX network in April, Broadway fans are giddy with anticipation for this telling of two of Broadway’s greatest talents…

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Yanni to Play Limited Broadway Run This Spring at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Legendary composer and multi-instrumentalist Yanni will take the main-stem stage this spring as part of the recently announced In Residence On Broadway series at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. …

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Photo Coverage: Gingold Theatrical Group's GOLDEN SHAMROCK GALA Honors Stephen Schwartz by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Gingold Theatrical Group held its Golden Shamrock Gala 2019, honoring humanitarian and award-winning creator of Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, Stephen Schwartz, on Saturday, March 16th at 3 W…

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Golden Shamrock Gala by Barry Gordin

The Gingold Theatrical Group honored Stephen Schwarz and Mary Pamela Singleton March 17, 2019: The Gingold Theatrical Group hosted their 2019 Golden Shamrock Gala on Saturday, March 16th…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Following Upcoming Morrissey Engagement, Additional High-Profile Concerts Will Play Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of the recent announcement that celebrated English singer-songwriter Morrissey will appear at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre from May 2-11, a residency has been launched that…

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Injured Andrea Martin drops out of Broadway’s ‘Gary’ by Barbara Hoffman

Andrea Martin, who safely flew through the air in Broadway’s “Pippin” revival six years ago, broke four ribs rehearsing her new Broadway show. That said, Nathan Lane will have a new co…

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

American Repertory Theater Receives $100 Million Gift to Build Research and Performing Arts Center by Adam Hetrick

Diane Paulus is artistic director of the Tony-winning regional theatre that birthed the Tony-winning revivals of Pippin, Porgy and Bess, and the Sara Bareilles musical Waitress.

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Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Iconic Set Designer Tony Walton by Behind The Curtain

The one and only Tony Walton, one of Broadway's most innovating and influential set designers, invites Rob and Kevin into his apartment to look back on his career which includes the Oscar, t…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Stephen Schwartz Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music by BroadwayWorld

Stephen Schwartz has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with WarnerChappell Music WCM, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. The composer of hit musicals Godspell, Pippin, and…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Odds & Ends: Ahmad Simmons to Play Ben Vereen on Fosse/Verdon & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Ahmad Simmons to Play Ben Vereen on Fosse/Verdon Another standout star has been added to the cast of Fos…

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