Friday, January 21, 2022

Meat Loaf, Bat Out Of Hell Singer and Rocky Horror Picture Show Actor, Dies at 74 by Lindsey Sullivan

Meat Loaf, the singer and actor, died on January 20 at the age of 74. A statement from his family was shared on Facebook. Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington, Meat Loaf, Sharon Sexton &…

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Aitor Basauri by Zack Calhoon

Aitor Basauri is an acclaimed director, writer, performer, and teacher of all things clown and the Founder and Co-Artistic Director of SpyMonkey, UK. He was one of the original creators for …

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Broadway Games: Design Time! by JK

We all have certain shows we love; we all have certain actors we follow. And we all love the magic of live theatre - the lights, the costumes, the sets. All of it. Most of us can identify ac…

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Episode 13 – Tyler Tafolla, Matt Dahan & Kelly Lynne D’Angelo: Seasons & Starry by Automatic Episode Import

This episode features discussions about Tyler Tafolla’s Seasons and Matt Dahan and Kelly Lynne D’Angelo’s Starry.  SEASONS (by Tyler Tafolla) - The new song cycle Seasons is about …

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

At This Theatre: The John Golden Theatre by JK

I love the theaters on 45th Street. I've seen some of my favorite shows on that block. The Golden Theatre is probably the one of those that I have been in the fewest times, but those times …

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25+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend January 21-23 - See Brandon Victor Dixon and Jen Colella in concert, 'Reopening: The Broadway Revi by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, January 21 to Sunday, January 23,…

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Tony and Grammy winner John Lloyd Young returns to NYC for six nights and a livestream at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Deb Miller

Fans in NYC have been waiting for nearly a year since John Lloyd Young, who was scheduled for a six-night engagement at Feinstein’s/54 Below from March 17-22, 2021, had that appearance pos…

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Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of the Legendary Sidney Poitier by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway League has announced that marquee lights of all Broadway theaters will be dimmed for one minute on January 19 at 7:45PM in memory of Sidney Poitier. The groundbreaking Oscar wi…

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Six Points Theater Announces New-Play Reading Festival by American Theatre Editors

The Minnesota company will produce three new plays, including one by the late playwright Barbara Field.

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Audra McDonald, Denzel Washington & Ariana DeBose Among NAACP Image Award Nominees by Lindsey Sullivan

The nominees for the 53rd annual NAACP Image Awards were announced on January 18, and many Broadway stars were recognized. The winners will be revealed during a live TV special, hosted by An…

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

‘It’s naughty & not always nice’: HABEAS CORPUS – Menier Chocolate Factory ★★★★ by Alun Hood

Joe Orton had been dead six years when Alan Bennett’s 1973 Habeas Corpus made its West End debut in a production starring Sir Alec Guinness.

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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Interviewing Theatre Kids: Drama From a Student Perspective by Brit Christopher

What's it really like to be a theatre kid? What are the typical stereotypes tied to the label of 'theatre kid'? We decided to go straight to the source! Six high school drama students tell u…

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Vinny Sainato, Broadway Advertising Visionary, Dies at 55 by Paul Wontorek

Broadway advertising visionary Vinny Sainato, 55, died on January 8 in Ipswich, Massachusetts after a battle with cancer. As Art Director at SpotCo and Vice President of Creative Services …

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Jack Viertel Retires as Senior Vice President of Jujamcyn Theaters

After 34 years serving as the Creative Director and then Senior Vice President of Jujamcyn Theaters, Jack Viertel has announced his retirement as of the end of 2021. Mr. Viertel came to t…

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Monday, January 10, 2022

Broadway Extends Requirement of Vaccines and Masks Through April 30 by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway League has announced that the owners and operators of all 41 Broadway theaters in New York City are extending mask and vaccine requirements through April 30. The League had prev…

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Saturday, January 8, 2022

Mark Rylance: ‘Theatre is a thousand times more enjoyable than film’ by Charlotte Higgins

The actor made a mere six movies in lockdown but it’s his own play and his return as Rooster Byron in Jerusalem that is getting him really excited Mark Rylance is dressed for rehearsals in…

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Friday, January 7, 2022

Broadway’s “Mrs. Doubtfire” Takes a Nine-Week Hiatus Due to Covid-19 by Chip Deffaa, Editor-At-Large

The show's pre-Broadway, out-of-town tryout was very successful financially, suggesting that there's an audience for the show. (The show broke box-office records in Seattle, during its tryou…

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Aléna Watters on Flamenco Foreshadowing and Living Her Dream in Mrs. Doubtfire by Caitlin Moynihan

Aléna Watters has five Broadway credits to her name and is most recently part of the original Broadway cast of Mrs. Doubtfire, in which she is an ensemble member and flamenco dancer. Here,…

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Groundbreaking Oscar Winner and Tony Nominee Sidney Poitier Dies at 94 by Caitlin Moynihan

Legendary performer Sidney Poitier, known for being the first Black actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1964, has died. The Tony nominee was 94. The Minister of Foreign Affairs…

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12 Shows to See Off Broadway in January - A dozen of promising productions, including six musicals by Raven Snook

A dozen of promising productions, including a solo show featuring Cecily Strong, new musicals from Taylor Mac and Duncan Sheik, and spouses starring in Long Day's Journey Into Night --- Thri…

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

THE KILLING OF KINGS meets The Prison Within by Automatic Episode Import

Building on our episodes about Nadira Simone’s The Killing of Kings, in this mini-episode, Ruthie recommends the documentary The Prison Within. The film reveals the stories of six incarcer…

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

The classical ‘Salomon Series’ by Peoples’ Symphony Concerts goes live and virtual from NYC’s The Town Hall by Deb Miller

The Town Hall continues is centennial season celebration in a collaboration with Peoples’ Symphony Concerts (PSC) – NYC’s oldest concert series offering some of the most affordable tic…

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Monday, January 3, 2022

#56 – Josh Johnston: Wiping My Feet at the Door by Automatic Episode Import

“You’re only the new kid in town once. I disagree with that. You’re the new kid in town every six months because everyone has a short memory.” - Josh Johnston.  Happy 2022, everyone…

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Mrs. Doubtfire Announces Broadway Hiatus from January 10 Through March 14 by Lindsey Sullivan

Mrs. Doubtfire, which opened on December 5, 2020 at the Sondheim Theatre, has announced it will take a hiatus on Broadway from January 10 to March 14. After first arriving on Broadway on M…

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The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 01/01/22 by

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Talk about a Broadway…

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Friday, December 31, 2021

Best of 2021: Performances by JK

And so ends another trip around the sun. As theater fans, I'm sure you'll agree that the last two years have been brutal. Here's hoping that 2022 brings us even more live theater to enjoy an…

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Thursday, December 30, 2021

Hear from Ana Villafañe, Lindsay Pearce & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York C…

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Best of 2021: Design and Direction by JK

Despite having seen just six new productions in 2021, we did get to see some truly noteworthy stagecraft, design and direction. Will any of these worthwhile contributions to Broadway history…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

BWW Album Review: FROZEN Star Samantha Barks Bravely Leads Listeners 'Into the Unknown' With Her New Album

Frozen star, Samantha Barks, recently released her latest album, Into the Unknown, under new record label, Westway. The album features selections from a number of contemporary musicals, incl…

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See To Kill a Mockingbird's Celia Keenan-Bolger Reminisce About Spelling Bee, Peter and the Starcatcher & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Celia Keenan-Bolger has six Broadway credits, four Tony nominations, three Drama Desk Awards and one Tony Award to her name. Her road to becoming a Broadway mainstay began in 2005 with The …

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New Year's Week Cancellations: The Lion King, Six, Moulin Rouge!

These are the shows with performance cancellations during the final week of 2021.

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