Saturday, January 28, 2023

REPLACEMENTS: GUTS & GLORY by Ron Fassler

Tovah Feldshuh (left) and Lea Michele (right) as Mrs. Brice and Fanny Brice in “Funny Girl” (2022).Theatre Yesterday and Today, January 28, 2023, by Ron Fassler. When an original cast …

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 10:42AM
Friday, January 27, 2023

Broadway Jeopardy! - Game 1 by JK

Broadway Jeopardy!  It's game time, Broadway fans! This time, it's Jeopardy!: one Jeopardy round, one Double Jeopardy round, and Final Jeopardy, plus one (not so hidden) Daily Double. Good…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 02:18PM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Michael Andreaus, E. Clayton Cornelious & More Join the Ain't Too Proud National Tour by Caitlin Moynihan

New casting has been announced for the national touring production of Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations. The tour recently celebrated its one-year anniversary and will …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:06PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning A Strange Loop Breaks Record in Final Week on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning musical A Strange Loop played its final performance at the Lyceum Theatre on January 15. The show reached 99.31 percent capacity and gros…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:24AM
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

‘The Music Man’, ‘A Strange Loop’ And ‘Death Of A Salesman’ Among Shows Leaving Broadway On A High Note; Overall Box Office Slips To $34M by Greg Evans

Broadway lost six productions on January 15 – including the top-grossing The Music Man – to the usual January roster-thinning, and each show went out on a happy note with strong attendan…

SOURCE: Deadline at 06:11PM

Watch Hugh Jackman's Emotional Speech at The Music Man's Final Broadway Curtain Call by Logan Culwell-Block

The starry revival played its final performance at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre January 15.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Looks Back on His 40-Year Journey With THE MUSIC MAN on COLBERT

Hugh Jackman sat down with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss his journey with The Music Man. Over espresso martinis with Colbert, Jackman also discussed starring in the film adaptation o…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:29AM
Monday, January 16, 2023

Photos: Inside THE MUSIC MAN's Final Curtain Call with Hugh Jackman, Sutton Foster & Company

Yesterday, January 15, 2023, The Music Man took its final bow at the Winter Garden Theatre following 46 previews and 373 regular performances. Check out photos from inside the big night!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:56AM

Video: Watch Hugh Jackman's Closing Night Speech at THE MUSIC MAN

Watch Hugh Jackman's speech at the final curtain call for The Music Man on Broadway.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:10AM
Sunday, January 15, 2023

'Goodnight My Someone': The Music Man Revival Closes on Broadway January 15 by Logan Culwell-Block

Tony winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster lead the starry revival of the Meredith Willson musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, January 13, 2023

Video: Looking Back at THE MUSIC MAN's Broadway Journey

Watch a video looking back at the record-breaking run of The Music Man below on Broadway, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman and two-time To…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:54PM
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Rush to Say Farewell to Beetlejuice by Caitlin Moynihan

On January 8, the Netherworld exited Broadway when Beetlejuice played its final performance, and audiences flocked to the Marquis Theatre to say goodbye. The musical, which is now touring ac…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:06PM

Watch: Sutton Foster Says Goodbye to THE MUSIC MAN With Video Featuring Backstage Moments

Watch The Music Man star Sutton Foster's emotional goodbye to the show, featuring backstage moments!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:36PM
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Full Cast Set for Sweeney Todd, Starring Josh Groban & Annaleigh Ashford by Caitlin Moynihan

The full cast for the upcoming Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is set. Thomas Kail will direct the production…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:24AM
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Broadway Grosses: The Lion King & More Shows Break Records During Holiday Week by Lindsey Sullivan

Audiences celebrated the holidays on Broadway. Many shows received hit record numbers at the end of 2022. The Lion King set a new record for the highest-grossing week in Broadway history, b…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:32PM

The Lion King Pulls In $4.3 Million, Highest-Grossing Week in Broadway History

The long-running Disney musical beat out The Music Man to top the Broadway grosses in the week ending on January 1.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:32AM
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Theater News by Sandi Durell

Broadway will look dark in the next couple of months as many shows are set to close between January and February: 1776, Almost Famous, Bettlejuice, Into The Woods, A Strange Loop, Death of a…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:24AM
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Wishing You A Happy New Year! by Corine Cohen

Wishing all my readers a Happy and Healthy New Year! Grateful to see Audra McDonald at Carnegie Hall, Norm Lewis at Carnegie Hall, Into The Woods on Broadway and at Encores. THE MUSIC MAN ON…

SOURCE: broadwayshowbiz.com at 11:26PM
Friday, December 30, 2022

2022 in Review: Our Favorite Broadway Productions by JK

 2022 in Review: Our Favorite Broadway Productions (2 Categories + Final Wrap-up) We were fortunate enough to see 13 different productions on Broadway in 2022; these are the shows we c…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:24AM
Thursday, December 29, 2022

Check Out Playbill Covers of Every Broadway Show That Opened in 2022 by Michael Wiltbank

From The Music Man to Into the Woods, Death of a Salesman, and more, see opening night Playbill covers for every show that opened on the Main Stem this season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:08PM
Wednesday, December 28, 2022

2022 in Review: Our Favorite Broadway Writing, Design and Direction by JK

 2022 in Review: Our Favorite Broadway Writing, Design & Direction (11 Categories) We were fortunate enough to see 13 different productions on Broadway in 2022; these are the shows…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Monday, December 26, 2022

2022 in Review: Our Favorite Broadway Performances by JK

We are so excited to be back on a regular basis - every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Your response to our "warm-up/re-entry" reviews has been overwhelming. Thank you for coming back and for…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:18AM
Saturday, December 24, 2022

Photo: Hugh Jackman & Sutton Foster Receive Ornaments from Artist Christopher Radko

Like jolly ole Santa, the one-and-only artist Mr. Christopher Radko who's been called 'The Ornament King' and 'The Czar of Christmas Present' dropped backstage at the Winter Garden Theatre b…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:46AM
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Rally Around Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo' by Lindsey Sullivan

After announcing it would close on December 18, Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo'  then extended its run at the Belasco Theatre through December 23. Playwright and star Cooper launched the #S…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:54PM
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

IF YOU DON’T MIND MY SAYING SO by Ron Fassler

Robert Preston as Professor Harold Hill informing the denizens of River City they’ve got “Trouble” (1957).December 20, 2022: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler A day late, an…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 12:25PM

Date Set for 89th Annual Drama League Awards

The Music Man star Hugh Jackman was among the 2022 Drama League Award winners.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Fans Flock for KPOP's Broadway Farewell by Lindsey Sullivan

Though KPOP closed at the Circle in the Square Theatre on December 11, having played 44 preview performances and 17 regular performances, audiences showed up to see the musical in its final …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:03AM
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Broadway sees second-best week of 2022-2023 season as box office jumps by Caitlin Hornik

Broadway rebounded last week following the post-Thanksgiving dip. For the week ending Dec. 11, the 35 productions running on Broadway grossed $37,217,001, up 10% from last week, and propelli…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 11:53PM

All the shows leaving Broadway in 2022-23 — & how to get tickets by Matt Levy

Major shows like "Phantom of the Opera," "The Music Man," "Into The Woods," "Death of a Salesman," "1776" and many more are leaving Broadway in the next few months. We have everything you ne…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:05PM

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Reveals Why He's 'Ready to Move On' From MUSIC MAN on CBS MORNINGS

With five weeks left of his Broadway run in The Music Man on Broadway, Hugh Jackman appeared on CBS Mornings to discuss what he has coming up after the production closes. Jackman also discus…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:14AM

Broadway notables are among 2023 Golden Globe nominees by Caitlin Hornik

On Dec. 12, the nominees for the 80th Golden Globe Awards were announced — with many Broadway performers among those recognized. Current Broadway stars Hugh Jackman and Jeremy Pope — app…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:44AM

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