Saturday, June 27, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Jennifer Mudge Interview: Molière in the Park's "Tartuffe" by Adam Rothenberg

The last time I spoke with Jennifer Mudge was 2014, when she was on Broadway in Rocky. Six years later, the world is a very different place. Jennifer, like all actors, is adapting to perform…

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

The Uncounted Lives That ‘Rocky Horror’ Has Saved by Artsjournal2

Sorry, Cats!, “It’s the ultimate cult movie. The first. The biggest. The one cult movie to rule them all.” And despite the Covid-19 shutdowns, Rocky Horror Picture Show devotees have f…

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Monday, June 15, 2020

As the Rizzo statue goes down, ‘40 Years of Rocky’ reflects on Philly’s past by Stephen Silver

A new short documentary, ‘40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic,’ examines a movie that tells one story of Philadelphia. Are we writing a new history this month? Stephen Silver consi…

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Rocky Horror producer Howard Panter on adapting to rocky times

While ‘un-producing’ shows in the UK, Trafalgar Entertainment is branching out in Australia and Asia

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Flying low—but still flying by Terry Teachout

It’s no secret, since I haven’t made it one here or elsewhere, that I’ve been having a rocky time of it for the past month. Grief maintains its own inexorable schedule without referenc…

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ on National Theatre Live by Lee Jeffreys

Love, war, and empire are mapped out on a large stage in William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. But there is also a rocky and emotional landscape traveled by two very intrepid explore…

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Friday, May 1, 2020

REPORT: Movie Theater Closures Create Stockpile of Surplus “Rocky Horror” Reenactors by Broadway Beat

by Dan Kozuh. @DanKozuh. LOS ANGELES - As hundreds of independent movie theaters across the country continue to close during the COVID-19 pandemic, the cancellation of beloved shadow cast Th…

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REPORT: Movie Theater Closures Create Stockpile of Surplus “Rocky Horror” Reenactors by Broadway Beat

by Dan Kozuh. @DanKozuh. LOS ANGELES - As hundreds of independent movie theaters across the country continue to close during the COVID-19 pandemic, the cance...

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski & Audra McDonald Toast ‘Ladies Who Lunch’ In Highlight From Sondheim Birthday Celebration by Greg Evans

Last night’s Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration online all-star tribute concert got off to a rocky start – technical difficulties pushed the YouTube special more …

Linked From Deadline at 11:45AM’s Sondheim’s 90 birthday. Rocky start. Brilliant finish. Watch it here. by Lorraine Treanor

To celebrate Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday, Raúl Esparza organized a concert extravaganza on the 50th anniversary of the opening of Sondheim’s Company, featuring some 45 songs and t…

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Friday, April 24, 2020

Bradley Gibson on Flying High as Simba in The Lion King & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Bradley Gibson is thankful for this time of rest. Before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down Broadway, Gibson was the prince of Pride Rock as Simba in The Lion King, something he's been doing fo…

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

BWW TV: Watch Bonnie Milligan and Amber Ardolino in Music Video for 'End Up Together'

Ryan McCartan (The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again, Heathers), Andy Mientus (Spring Awakening, a?oeThe Flasha??), Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels, Encores' Pr…

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for HOW TO BUILD A GIRL, Starring Beanie Feldstein, Emma Thompson, & More!

IFC Films has released the trailer for How to Build a Girl, starring Beanie Feldstein. Based on the best-selling novel by Caitlin Moran, How to Build a Girl is a sassy, sexy, and a profoundl…

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Monday, April 6, 2020

'I crack up every time': comedians' all-time favourite standup routines by Interviews By Ben Williams

Top comics pick the routines that make them howl with laughter, from Eddie Murphy on Rocky to Eddie Izzard on penknives and Michelle Wolf on women’s worst enemies Phil Wang: Andy Daly’s…

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

VIDEO: Watch The Playhouse Theatre's Full 2015 Production of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW

The Playhouse Theatre's full production of The Rocky Horror Show is now available to stream on YouTube!

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Alysha Umphress, Sean Okuniewicz, Rotimi Agbabiaka, More Cast in A.C.T.’s The Rocky Horror Show by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin in San Francisco in April under the direction of Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton.

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Alysha Umphress, Sean Okuniewicz, Rotimi Agbabiaka & More Will Lead THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW In San Francisco

Tony Award winner and American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced today the full cast and creative team for Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show. On a…

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Don't Call It A Comeback: My Adult Debut by Angela Tricarico

by Ellen Marlow Ellen Marlow …

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Birthday in the Bronx by Mark Dundas Wood

If the show seems at times to be a bit of a mess, it’s an often entertaining and always lively one, thanks in good part to members of the acting ensemble, most of whom play multiple roles.…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Cast by JK

The original cast of Disney's Beauty and the Beast was full of newbies, seasoned players, up-and-coming stars, future Tony Award winners and even a bona fide Broadway/TV legend! What, if …

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Let the Sun Shine On! Frozen Welcomes Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan by Andy Lefkowitz

Three new stars enter the Tony-nominated musical Frozen on February 18. Ciara Renée takes over as Elsa, with McKenzie Kurtz as Anna and Ryan McCartan as Hans. They replace Caissie Levy, Pa…

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Call Answered: Nick Jordan: "The Middleman" by Adam Rothenberg

Nick Jordan is a rising actor who’s love of Star Wars caught my eye. He is about to be part of Marlin Thomas’ three-night theatrical event The Middleman at Hudson Guild Theatre. The Midd…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

People You Should Know . . . Michaela Escarcega by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Jackie Sasshaus) Michaela Escarcega (Director) is an indigenous Mexican/Latinx director, actor, and divisor of all thing’s performance orient-ed. Michaela has established her eme…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Review: Rocky Horror Show, Iron Crow’s annual raunchy, ridiculous treat by Jill Kyle-Keith

For those of you who have been living under a rock or putting up moose jerky with the Doomsday Preppers these last few years, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is that ages-old, ever-young cult …

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at Iron Crow Theatre by Jeannette Mulherin

Whether the Rocky Horror Show is on your bucket list, or you lost your Rocky Horror virginity years ago, Iron Crow’s production of the much-loved cult classic will whisk you into a world o…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Daniel C. Levine Interview: "Godspell" at ACT of CT by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great to catch up with Daniel C. Levine, the Artistic Director of RIdgefield’s premiere regional theatre, ACT of CT. It’s been two years since he & I last spoke, at which t…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

It’s True: ‘Cats’ Is Becoming The Next ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ by Artsjournal1

The movie was set to be one of Hollywood’s epic disasters, on track to lose $100 million. “But a funny thing happened on the way to the cinematic scratching post. Word-of-mouth buzz bega…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Burgess Meredith's 1960 Special Tony Award to be Auctioned by Logan Culwell-Block

The Rocky and Batman star received the honor for directing the comic revue A Thurber Carnival.

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Monday, January 27, 2020

George Street Playhouse presents Chris Bohjalian’s ‘Midwives’ by Cameron Kelsall

‘Midwives,’ an adaptation of Chris Bohjalian’s best-selling novel, gets a rocky birth onstage at George Street Playhouse. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Friday, January 24, 2020

BWW Review: Jane Alexander, James Cromwell On The Rocky Road To Divorce in Bess Wohl's Very Funny GRAND HORIZONS

Back in that age we call golden, Broadway marquees were frequently set ablaze by long-running plays that producers looking to turn a profit lovingly referred to as boulevard comedies. These …

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