Friday, October 18, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Musicals Based on Children's/Young Adult Novels by JK

With this week's opening of The Lightning Thief, we though we'd take a Friday 5 look five of our favorite (and not so favorite) shows based on other young adult/children's novels. How many …

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Worth of Water by Christopher Caz

Rocky execution aside, the play is not without humor, imagination, charm and whimsy, and the same can be said about the designs by Jessie Bonaventure (scenic), Johanna Pan (costumes), Kelley…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Off-Broadway's Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Extends a Second Time by Caitlin Moynihan

The world premiere of Alexis Scheer's comedy Our Dear Dead Drug Lord has extended again. Recently announced to play an additional week through October 27, the production will now conclude it…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Construction Workers at the Palace Theatre Haunted by the Ghost of Spongebob Squarepants by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Renovations are currently underway at Broadway’s Palace Theater, where construction workers have noted odd, supernatural occurrences broug…

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Palace Theatre Construction Workers Haunted by the Ghost of Spongebob Squarepants by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Renovations are currently underway at Broadway’s Palace Theater, where construction workers have noted odd, supernatural occurrences broug…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

See Oklahoma! Star Rebecca Naomi Jones Receive Her Sardi's Caricature by Lindsey Sullivan

Oklahoma! star and Björk-impressionist-extraordinaire Rebecca Naomi Jones experienced a milestone on October 10. Having won theater fans throughout her career for electric performances in P…

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Go Inside Rebecca Naomi Jones’ Sardi’s Portrait Unveiling by Marc J. Franklin

The Oklahoma! star joined the New York restaurant’s famed wall of caricatures October 10.

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New Photos of the Kennedy Center’s Footloose by Marc J. Franklin

The Washington, D.C., staging, starring J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park, Rebecca Luker, and more, began performances at the Eisenhower Theater October 9.

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Photo Coverage: Rebecca Naomi Jones Receives Portrait at Sardi's

Rebecca Naomi Jones was recently honored with a portrait at Sardi's! BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate!

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Paterson Joseph to Star as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol at London's Young Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran Paterson Joseph has been cast as the evil Ebenezer Scrooge in the Young Vic's upcoming remount of A Christmas Carol. The smash-hit London production, adapted by Jack Thorne and…

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Olivier Winner Rebecca Treehearn, Steven Miller, More Set for A Christmas Carol in London by Dan Meyer

The Jack Thorne adaptation of Dickens’ classic begins previews November 23 at Old Vic.

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Casting announced for A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic

Following the huge success of Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic, it was only right that it was announced to return once again for a limited run this festive …

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Jason Gotay to Play Che in Evita at New York City Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Strong-voiced star Jason Gotay has been cast as Che in New York City Center's upcoming special gala staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Tony-winning musical Evita. The previously a…

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Kennedy Center's 2019 Broadway Center Stage Season Kicks Off With Footloose October 9 by Ryan McPhee

The staging stars J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park, Rebecca Luker, and Judy Kuhn.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Usage of the Phrase "So Important" Up 90% as Your White Friends See "Slave Play" by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY. — The Wall Street Journal issued an extensive linguistics report today highlighting a steep, 90% increase in usage of the phrase “so impo…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

The Reigning Queen Of Queer Cartoons by Artsjournal1

Rebecca Sugar earned six Emmy nominations before she was 30 for her work on the animated series Adventure Time. Now, on her own Cartoon Network series, Steven Universe, she has an entire squ…

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Look Back at Elaine Stritch, Rebecca Luker, and John McMartin in Show Boat on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

Harold Prince’s revival of the Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern musical opened at the Gershwin Theatre October 2, 1994.

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In dark days, you have to treasure Every Brilliant Thing by Kerry Reid

Windy City Playhouse's production is a poignant showcase for Rebecca Spence. "#992: Knowing to jangle your keys while walking through the nature preserve so the …

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Waitress Star Mark Evans & Broadway's Justin Mortelliti Tie the Knot by Andy Lefkowitz

Congratulations are in order! Mark Evans, currently starring as Dr. Pomatter in Waitress, and his longtime love, Broadway actor Justin Mortelliti, were married on September 30 at Gilbertsvi…

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

After Biafra: ‘runboyrun’ and ‘In Old Age by Matthew Wexler

New York Theatre Workshop presents two of Nigerian-American playwright Mfoniso Udofia plays. The post After Biafra: ‘runboyrun’ and ‘In Old Age appeared first on The BroadwayBlog.

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Friday, September 27, 2019

BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Ready to Cut Loose for Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway …

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WATCH: Rehearsals of Footloose at The Kennedy Center by Roberto Araujo

J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, and Rebecca Luker share what to expect from the production.

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Sneak Peek at the Kennedy Center’s Footloose by Marc J. Franklin

The Washington, D.C., staging, starring J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park, Rebecca Luker, and more, will begin performances at the Eisenhower Theater October 9.

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Star-Studded Cast of The Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway …

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

In The Delicate Tears of the Waning Moon, a journalist tries to recover her memory by Kerry Reid

Water People Theater's contribution to Destinos is sobering but poetic. According to a recent NPR story, 12 journalists have been murdered in Mexico so far this …

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Call Redialed: NEW Isaac Sutton Interview: "Broadway Israel" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

Last year I had so much fun interviewing Isaac Sutton that when he called me back, of course, I answered the phone. Isaac is returning to Feinstein’s/54 Below with an updated version of hi…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

From Cornbread to Cowboy Boots, Go Backstage at Oklahoma! with These Exclusive Photos by Broadway.com

You just cain't say no to peeking through behind-the-scenes photos at a Broadway show! If you want to know what goes on backstage before and during a performance of the Tony-winning revival…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Best of Billboard on Broadway: Alex Lacamoire by Billboard

The very busy music director/supervisor/orchestrator/arranger just won an Emmy for Fosse/Verdon; Rebecca revisits their deep conversation about his many roles and high-profile theater projec…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Judy Kuhn, Rema Webb, More Join Kennedy Center's Footloose by Ryan McPhee

The Washington, D.C. staging will star the previously announced J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park, and Rebecca Luker.

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An Enemy of the People review – Ibsen told as Scandi-noir with Alex Kingston by Mark Lawson

Nottingham PlayhouseSet in a contemporary Norwegian town, the classic is reworked by Rebecca Lenkiewicz to chime with Brexit divisions An accidental trilogy of updatings of Ibsen plays by fe…

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An Enemy of the People review at Nottingham Playhouse – ‘shrewdly judged update’ by Rosemary Waugh

“Lunatic”, “insane”, “mad” – synonyms for crazy pop up regularly in Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s version of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People.

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