Monday, March 1, 2021

B Positive Star Annaleigh Ashford Talks About Her Love of Comedy on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

The newest episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal includes a catch-up with Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford. A triple threat performer in Broadway shows like Wicked, Legally Blonde, Ha…

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? by JK

 Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? A. Laura Benanti      B. Victoria Clark     C. Patti LuPone D. Audra McDonald     E. Jessie Mueller      F. Donna Murphy     G. …

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 23 - March 2 by JK

 This Week in  Broadway History: February 23 - March 2 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭     February 23: Sunday in the Park with George (2017) & The Pajama Game (2006) February 23, 2006…

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Revisit Sunday in the Park With George Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford by Marc J. Franklin

The revival of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical opened at the Hudson Theatre February 23, 2017.

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Came First? by JK

Broadway Games: Which Happened First? We made it through another week! Here's a new game to get your Broadway brain going! How To Play: Put each list in the order in which they occurred. …

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#480 – Tony Telecasts (1984 – Baby, La Cage aux Folles, Sunday in the Park with George, The Tap Dance Kid) Part 2 by Elizabeth Wheless

The 38th Annual Tony Awards was hosted by Julie Andrews and Robert Preston on June 3, 1984. Presented at the Gershwin Theatre, current home of the long-running Wicked, the show featured thre…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

#477 – Tony Telecasts (1984 – Baby, La Cage aux Folles, Sunday in the Park with George, The Tap Dance Kid) Part 1 by Elizabeth Wheless

The 38th Annual Tony Awards was hosted by Julie Andrews and Robert Preston on June 3, 1984. Presented at the Gershwin Theatre, current home of the long-running Wicked, the show featured thre…

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Sunday, January 17, 2021

Call Answered: Erin Cherry: Actress, After Forever The Series, Acting Coach, Producer by Adam Rothenberg

I was first introduced to Emmy Award Winning actress Erin Cherry when I saw her in the multi-Emmy Award Winning series After Forever (created by Kevin Spirtas and Michael Slade) on Amazon Pr…

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Come From Away's John Jellison by JK

Our final Standing @ Zero honoree is what we consider to be the quintessential ensemblist: a career chorus boy/understudy/stand by with over 40 years of Broadway credits. John Jellison has d…

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Monday, December 28, 2020

Arthur P. Siccardi Dies: Veteran Broadway Production Supervisor Was 89 by Greg Evans

Arthur P. Siccardi, a longtime Broadway production supervisor whose five-decade career included work on such notable original and revival stagings as Sweeney Todd, Whose Life is it Anyway?, …

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Call Answered: Phil Geoffrey Bond: Sondheim Unplugged, Feinstein's/54 Below, 54 Below Premieres by Adam Rothenberg

Phil Geoffrey Bond is the creator of Sondheim Unplugged, Feinstein’s/54 Below long-running series (10 years and counting) featuring some of Broadway and cabaret's most dynamic voices, acco…

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Call Answered: Joel B. New Interview: Composer/Lyricist, Undertaking Christmas by Adam Rothenberg

Joel B. New is a composer/lyricist who is the proud recipient of the American Theatre Wing’s Jonathan Larson Grant and MAC's John Wallowitch Award for his songwriting. This holiday season …

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Broadway Games: Theatre Names by JK

Last week's true/false game question about Broadway theaters named after composers (see below) is the impetus for this week's game. How well do you know the names of the 41 Broadway houses?…

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

People You Should Know . . . Kurt Johns by Zack Calhoon

KURT JOHNS, as a 20-year resident of New York, had a great performing career in regionals, Broadway and national tours before repatriating to Chicago to concentrate on directing and writing.…

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Ashley Park to Reunite with Tina Fey for Comedy Series Girls5eva by Lindsey Sullivan

Ashley Park, who earned a 2018 Tony Award nomination for her performance as Gretchen Wieners in Tina Fey's Mean Girls musical, has joined the cast of the previously announced comedy series G…

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Watch Bernadette Peters & More Broadway Luminaries Perform 'Sunday' in Times Square by Lindsey Sullivan

There was no blue, purple, yellow red, water and it wasn't even Sunday, but over two dozen performers wearing protective face shields, took to the red steps in Times Square for a surprise p…

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VIDEO: Bernadette Peters, Kelli O'Hara, Sierra Boggess & More Sing SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in Times Square

The theater community is coming together in Times Square today for the first time since Broadway was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March. The event, 'A Moment for Broadway,' is o…

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Stars Unite in Times Square to Sing SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE!

The theater community is coming together in Times Square today for the first time since Broadway was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March. The event, 'A Moment for Broadway,' is o…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Robert Westenberg Returns to the 'Prophetic' Secret Garden Amid Coronavirus Pandemic by Logan Culwell-Block

We talked to the Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park with George favorite about helming a production of the musical during an unprecedented health crisis.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

5 Best Shows Eligible for the 2020 Tony Awards by Performerstuff

5 Best Shows Eligible for the 2020 Tony Awards Written by: CK Anderson September 10, 2020 As the old adage says, “The show must go on,” and that includes the Tony Awards. Here are f…

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 24 - New Music From Lea Salonga, SUNDAY IN THE PARK Book, and More!

This week's newly-announced releases include a new single from Lea Salonga, an album from Seth MacFarlane featuring songs from film and theatre, and a new book from James Lapine about the c…

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Mr. Broadway August 2020: Jagged Little Pill's Sean Allan Krill by JK

We have been fans ever since we caught Sean Allan Krill in the national tour of Mamma Mia! In the years since, we've also enjoyed his performance in the Kennedy Center Production of Chess, …

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Monday, August 24, 2020

James Lapine to Release Book About the Making of Sunday in the Park with George by Lindsey Sullivan

Three-time Tony winner James Lapine is releasing a book about his creative process on one of his most beloved musicals: Sunday in the Park with George! Putting It Together: How Stephen Sond…

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James Lapine to Release a Book on the Creation of Sunday in the Park With George by Ryan McPhee

Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park With George will arrive on shelves in April 2021.

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

James Lapine Will Release a New Book, 'Putting It Together', About the Creation of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

James Lapine will release a new book about the creation of the musical Sunday in the Park with George.

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Celebrate Summer Blockbusters on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is celebrating summer blockbuster movies…

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Friday, August 21, 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in A Suspense Novelist's Trail of Deceptions Series Based on Viral The New Yorker Interview by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal has been tapped to star in A Suspense Novelist's Trail of Deceptions, a new series based on the viral 2019 New Yorker article on Dan Mallory, author of suspense…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

VIDEO: Jon Rua Creates Dance Piece Inspired by SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

Jon Rua has shared a virtual dance piece, inspired by Sunday in the Park with George.

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Best of the Decade: Up and Comers, Part II by JK

Earlier this week, we continued our Best of the Decade series with the first twelve Up and Comers of Broadway who came to our attention over the past ten seasons. Today, we give you the ot…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Raises $252,575 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

On July 10, fans were able to watch Broadway legend Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

See Girl From the North Country's Jeannette Bayardelle's Take on Sunday in the Park with George by Lindsey Sullivan

Girl From the North Country's Jeannette Bayardelle took over Bernadette Peters' Instagram account on July 6, and she also took on one of Peters' most famous roles: Dot in Sunday in the Pa…

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre