Tuesday, November 22, 2022

VIDEO: Josh Groban Reveals Why SWEENEY TODD Is A Dream Role For Him on KIMMEL

Josh Groban appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and discussed returning to Broadway next year as the title role in Sweeney Todd, alongside Annaleigh Ashford, and why it's a dream role for him. Gro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:33AM
Thursday, November 17, 2022

Listen: Annie Golden Sings "Worst Pies in London" in New Sondheim Unplugged Album

Golden performs the Sweeney Todd classic as Mrs. Lovett.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:54AM
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

With Three Shows on Broadway, Costume Designer Emilio Sosa Is All About First Instinct - The two-time Tony nominee is busier than ever with '1776,' 'A by Carey Purcell

The two-time Tony nominee is busier than ever with 1776, A Beautiful Noise and Ain't No Mo' --- Emilio Sosa is making up for lost time. The 55-year-old costume designer admits he wasn't a th…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Friday, October 28, 2022

Odds & Ends: Russell Harvard & Friends to Celebrate Halloween at 54 Below by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Russell Harvard Is Bringing You Spooky Classics As You've Never Seen Them Before Broadway star Russell Harvard (Spring Awakening, To…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 08:55PM
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Tony Winner Matt Doyle to Star in Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Matt Doyle is heading to Skid Row. He will star as Seymour in off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors beginning November 15. Doyle will replace current star Rob McClure, who will …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:07PM

Get a Sneak Peek of Josh Groban's Radio City Music Hall Concert, Airing on PBS in November by Andrew Gans

The upcoming Sweeney Todd star will be joined by Cyndi Lauper, Denée Benton, and Tiler Peck.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07PM
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Stage Stories: Tom Hagerman by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Tom Hagerman is a Denver based composer, arranger, and musician best known for his multi-instrumentalist role in the Grammy nominated rock band, DeVotchKa. But DCPA fans also know his work o…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:56PM

Prop Table Tuesday: A Spooky Prop from Everyone's Favorite Singing Slasher by Broadway By Ghostlight

With Halloween around the corner, I'd thought I'd open the crypt and pull out a creepy prop used in one of the scariest musicals of all time, Sweeney Todd. While there are plenty of great pr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:00AM

Top 5 Stage Performances to Stream This Weekend October 28-30 - See 'I Put a Spell on You,' Jeanna de Waal in concert, Michael Urie and more by Raven Snook

In-person shows have been back for over a year now, but sometimes we want to get our theatre fix at home. Thankfully, there are still wonderful stage performances to watch online. Our carefu…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, October 24, 2022

Josh Groban's Radio City Music Hall Concert Will Air on PBS in November by Andrew Gans

The upcoming Sweeney Todd star will be joined by Cyndi Lauper, Denée Benton, and Tiler Peck.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:55PM

Attend the Tale Once Again of Sweeney Todd at PPTOPA by Bill Hirschman

But the complexity of Sweeney Todd with tongue-twisting lyrics and a breakneck score is, far more difficult to master than most civilians appreciate. So render props to Pembroke Pines Theatr…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 09:55AM
Friday, October 21, 2022

Remembering Angela Lansbury, a legend of the stage and screen by Terry Gross

The Tony Award-winning actor starred in the Broadway musicals Mame, Gypsy and Sweeney Todd, as well as the TV series Murder, She Wrote. Lansbury died Oct. 11. Originally broadcast in 2000.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:07PM

11 New Musicals to See Off Broadway This Fall - New song-filled shows by a Pulitzer Prize winner, an indie rocker and more by Raven Snook

New song-filled shows by a Pulitzer Prize winner, an indie rocker and more --- Broadway isn't the only destination for exciting new musicals this fall. In fact, there are almost twice as man…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Sunday, October 16, 2022

Honor Dame Angela Lansbury 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 honoring the late Angela Lansbury, wh…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:03PM
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Lynn University’s Magnificent Theatrical Audacity by Sandi Durell

Florida Theatre By Myra Chanin . . . When I learned Boca Raton’s Lynn University was opening their Live at Lynn season with a student production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, I nat…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:24PM

TCM to Present 24-Hour Angela Lansbury Tribute in November

Turner Classic Movies (TMC) will present a 12-film tribute to Angela Lansbury on November 21st. The 24-hour marathon will include some of her most memorable films including Gaslight and The …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:16AM

Broadway Marquees Dim for Angela Lansbury October 15 by Logan Culwell-Block

The six-time Tony honoree and star of Mame, Sweeney Todd, and more died October 11.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33AM
Friday, October 14, 2022

LEGEND: THE CAREER OF ANGELA LANSBURY, PART 3 by Ron Fassler

Angela Lansbury (1925–2022).In yesterday’s column, Angela Lansbury’s whirlwind of activity in the 1970s was explored. Not only did she perform on Broadway and the West End, as well as …

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 12:50PM
Thursday, October 13, 2022

Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of Legendary Star Angela Lansbury by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway League has announced that marquee lights of all Broadway theaters will be dimmed for one minute on October 15 at 7:45PM in memory of Angela Lansbury. The beloved, award-winning …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:55PM

Broadway Marquees to Dim for Angela Lansbury by Logan Culwell-Block

The six-time Tony honoree and star of Mame, Sweeney Todd, and more died October 11.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:55PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Outpouring for Angela. Watch her in Sweeney Todd, Beauty and the Beast, Tony Awards. by New York Theater

Angela Lansbury received her first Oscar nomination before World War II was won, and today, there are children who know who she is. It’s hard to imagine anyone matching the historical swee…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 06:40AM
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

From ‘Mame’ to ‘Sweeney Todd,’ Angela Lansbury was a Broadway goddess by Johnny Oleksinski

The remarkably transformative British actress boasted an electrifying presence that was a rare storm of contradictions.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:56PM

Photos: Look Back at 6-Time Tony Recipient Angela Lansbury on Stage by Andrew Gans, Michael Wiltbank

View production photos and Playbill covers from the decades-long career of the stage and screen star, including her work in Sweeney Todd, Gypsy, Mame, A Little Night Music, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:13PM

Angela Lansbury, Beloved Tony-Winning Star of Mame & Sweeney Todd, Dies at 96 by Broadway.com

Angela Lansbury, the award-winning stage and screen actress who rose to stardom in Sweeney Todd and Murder, She Wrote, died at home in Los Angeles on October 11. She was 96. The Lansbury f…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:49PM

RIP Angela Lansbury, Maybe the Most Popular Actor Ever, from “Manchurian” to “Sweeney Todd” to “Murder She Wrote” by Roger Friedman

Angela Lansbury was maybe the most popular actress in American history and one of the most gifted. She’s passed away today at

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 04:43PM

Legendary Performer Angela Lansbury Dies at 96 by Robert Viagas, Logan Culwell-Block

The five-time Tony winner starred on Broadway in Mame, Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:43PM
Friday, October 7, 2022

Watch Eleri Ward in an Exclusive Performance of Stephen Sondheim’s 'I Remember' by Playbill

Following the release of her first album, Eleri Ward's releases Keep a Tender Distance, Ward's second album of folk-inspired Sondheim covers. Released via Ghostlight Records in digital and s…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:49AM

20 Shows to See Off Broadway in October - Catch two new plays by Pulitzer Prize winners, three new musicals and four Tony-winning actors by Raven Snook

Catch two new plays by Pulitzer Prize winners, three new musicals and four Tony-winning actors There may be 20 shows bowing on Broadway this fall but Off Broadway there are dozens of product…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Odds & Ends: Michael Ball to Star in West End Revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Michael Ball to Star in Aspects of Love in London Two-time Oliver Award winner Michael Ball is set to star in a new production of An…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:43PM
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Hello, Dolly!, Starring Imelda Staunton, Eyes 2024 West End Run by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced production of Hello, Dolly!, which was postponed as a result of COVID-19, is eyeing a bow in the summer of 2024, Deadline reports. The revival, starring four-time …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:13AM
Thursday, September 22, 2022

Attend this tale by Catey Sullivan

I’ve seen bloodier stagings of Sweeney Todd than the current incarnation from Kokandy Productions at the Chopin Theatre’s downstairs space, directed and choreographed by Derek Van Barham…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:50PM

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