Thursday, August 15, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Karen Azenberg by Zack Calhoon

KAREN AZENBERG us the Artistic Director at Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC), one of the country’s leading regional theatres and proud a professional arts affiliate of the University of Utah. …

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Monday, August 12, 2019

'Gem of the Ocean' hits a few rocky spots on the way to opening; Denzel Washington pays a visit. by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Previews of “Gem of the Ocean” have been curtailed by challenges at the Hill District site, but the play is expected to open as scheduled.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Around the U.S.A in 80 Musicals: Part V: The Rockies by JK

As the summer boils on... a trip to the crisp cool air and stunning vistas of the Rocky Mountains sounds like bliss to us! Can't get there? How about getting there via our favorite outlet fr…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Renée Fleming Tapped to Lead Aspen Music’s Opera Program by Dan Meyer

Houston Grand Opera artistic director Patrick Summer also joins the Rocky Mountain venue.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Jennifer Mudge by Zack Calhoon

JENNIFER MUDGE: Broadway: The Philanthropist (Roundabout), Rocky (Winter Garden), Reckless (MTC/2nd Stage). West End: The End of Longing (Playhouse Theatre). Off- Broadway: Of Good Stock (MT…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Rocky Bleier will be among 'A Few Good Men' in Pittsburgh Public's season opener by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Steelers great will play a judge in select performances of the Aaron Sorkin play that was made into an Oscar-nominated film.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

BWW Interview: Stage and Screen Star Kevin Cahoon Talks Joining Cast of GLOW for Season 3

Kevin Cahoon will co-star on the new season of Glow when it drops August 9th. Cahoon starred on Broadway asEd the Hyena in The Lion King and went on to be the stand by for John Cameron Mi…

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Alison Luff & Mark Evans Join Broadway's Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented stage alums Alison Luff and Mark Evans head back to Broadway on July 23, taking over the lead roles of Jenna and Dr. Pomatter in the hit musical Waitress. They replace Shoshana Bean…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Sonny Tufts: His Bite Was Worse Than His Bark by Trav S.D.

Today Sonny Tufts (1911-1970) may best be known as a punchline. In the 1960s, many years after he had ceased to be a marquee name, joking references to Tufts were made on Rocky and Bullwinkl…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Alex Timbers by Billboard

The Tony-nominated director of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Rocky, Beetlejuice and Moulin Rouge (among others) reflects on his career in theater. For information regarding your data privac…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Mark Evans to Join Broadway's Waitress as Dr. Pomatter by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark Evans is headed back to the stage in a Broadway hit. The New York and West End theater alum will don the stethoscope of Dr. Pomatter in the Tony-nominated musical Waitress beginning o…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Conference Call: Michael Garin & Mardie Millit: "Michael & Mardie...And Other Delights" at Urban Stages by Adam Rothenberg

After reading Michael Garin & Mardie Millit’s bio on their website, I couldn’t resist accepting the opportunity to interview them! Their bio is one of the more fun bios I have read: …

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

‘King Kong’ to close on Aug. 18 by Caitlin Huston

“King Kong” will play its final performance on Aug. 18. The musical, produced by Carmen Pavlovic and Roy Furman, will have played 324 performances and 29 previews at the time of closing.…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

300 Shows: Guilty Pleasures and the Worst Shows by JK

Ah, reminiscing... So, over the first 300 Broadway shows, I've enjoyed many a show that others dislike. You know the ones I'm talking about - shows that are "too popular," "too silly," or a …

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Behind the Scenes at The Lion King With Pride Lands Prince Bradley Gibson by Broadway Direct

Bradley Gibson joined the Broadway company of Disney’s The Lion King last summer after stints in the original casts of Rocky and A Bronx Tale. Playing the coveted role of Simba has been a …

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Vanessa Hudgens, Hailey Kilgore & More to Lead Reading of Ingrid Michaelson's The Notebook Musical with Powerhouse Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Vanessa Hudgens and Hailey Kilgore are among a starry cast set to headline Powerhouse Theater's upcoming reading of Ingrid Michaelson's stage adaptation of The Notebook. Tony nominee Michae…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Star as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard at North Shore Music Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Alice Ripley will find new ways to dream this fall, when the Tony-winning star headlines a new production of Sunset Boulevard at North Shore Music Theatre. Ripley, who originated the role o…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Odds & Ends: Joel Grey to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Bay Street Theater & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Joel Grey to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Bay Street Theater Long Island's Bay Street Theater has announced that awa…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Christina Liang by Zack Calhoon

Christina Liang (actor) Her credits include Quack (Alley Theatre), Issei, He Say (NJ Rep), In The Line (Project Y Theatre), A Christmas Carol (ACT), Ah, Wilderness (ACT), Love and Infor…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Photographer Laura Aguilar invited viewers to take a long, hard look at all her imperfections by Ionit Behar

A career retrospective at the National Museum of Mexican Art shows an artist dealing with the complexities of her identity. In 1996, the self-taught photographer…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Actor Dan Chameroy tackles two roles at Stratford Festival by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

Dan Chameroy, the Stratford Festival’s Dr. Frank-N-Furter from last year’s The Rocky Horror Show, returns as another screamingly funny eccentric in Little Shop of Horrors. But it’s his…

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The Mushroom Cure chronicles one man's quest for relief from OCD by Kt Hawbaker

If you've ever been to a 12 Step meeting, this will feel familiar. After undergrad, I spent a dreary year in social work. I was terrible at it for a number of re…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Travis Moser Interview: "Just One Look: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

I love it when my talented friends do great things! Travis Moser is debuting a brand new concert which excites me to no end because he presenting Just One Look: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt a…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

The Lion King's Bradley Gibson & Aladdin's Adam Hyndman Are Engaged by Andy Lefkowitz

Exciting news about a pair of Disney on Broadway vets! Bradley Gibson, who is currently headlining The Lion King as Simba, and Adam Hyndman, who has been seen as Prince Abdullah in Aladdin,…

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David Bedella to Sing Pop Hits in West End's Max Martin Musical & Juliet by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Olivier-winning actor David Bedella has joined the cast of the highly anticipated new Max Martin musical & Juliet, a feminist reimagining of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet se…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Beetlejuice comes to Broadway with a fun jaunt through the Netherworld: EW review by Nick Romano

There was a slight air of Rocky Horror Picture Show on Broadway last week, only the show was Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the Tim Burton cult classic. Patrons, some with orange hair, …

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Broadway's a Real Drag by JK

With Santino Fontana opening tonight in Tootsie, once again, Broadway has one of its favorite things - an actor in drag. This season's Torch Song is also a potential nominee this season, i…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Winter Garden Theatre Marquees by JK

This was the marquee when I was born. An omen? Yes. When I see Beetlejuice next month, it will be the 5th different show I've seen at the Winter Garden Theatre. I've been seeing shows on Br…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Citizens of Mockingbird: Dakin Matthews on the Good Old Boy Who Rules Over the Courtroom with Wisdom and Wit by Paul Wontorek

In adapting Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage, award-winning scribe Aaron Sorkin looked at the iconic characters of the recently named "best-loved" American novel with fre…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

‘Has some real highlights’: ROCKY HORROR SHOW – Touring by Shanine Salmon

I love Rocky Horror. Yes, it is a bit camp, yes it may not have aged that well, but it is a good night out with catchy songs, audience participation and one of the finest characters to grace…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

TBT: Look Back on The Stage Creds of the Men of Burn This

Take a look back at the stage work by Burn This stars Adam Driver, Brandon Uranowitz, & David Furr.

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