Sunday, June 23, 2024

“Hick: A Love Story” Burns with Lesbian Passion—at The Marsh by Robert M. Gardner

Terry Baum Affirms A Woman’s Love for Eleanor Roosevelt by Robert M. Gardner Lorena Hickock, the first woman reporter to have her by-line on the front page of the New York Times, meets Ele…

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Sunday, June 16, 2024

The Front Page

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Friday, May 10, 2024

Holland Taylor and Ana Villafañe to Star in World-Premiere Play, N/A, Inspired by Nancy Pelosi and A.O.C. by Darryn King

Emmy Award winner and Tony nominee Holland Taylor and Drama League and Outer Critics Circle nominee Ana Villafañe will star in the world premiere of the new play N/A. Tony Award winner Dian…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:06AM
Thursday, May 9, 2024

Jack O'Brien and George C. Wolfe to Receive Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement by Darryn King

The director Jack O’Brien and the writer, director and producer George C. Wolfe will each receive the 2024 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. A Tony Award-winning…

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Monday, April 22, 2024

The Front Page

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

A SPRINKLING OF SUGAR by Ron Fassler

Robert Morse as Jerry/Daphne and Tony Roberts as Joe/Josephine in “Sugar” (1972). Photo by Martha Swope.April 9, 2024: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler. Fifty-two years ago …

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Monday, July 31, 2023

The Theater Crisis, Explained. Sarah Paulson Back on Broadway. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

A Crisis in America’s Theaters made the front page this week: “There is less theater in America these days. Fewer venues. Fewer productions. Fewer performances,” Michael Paulson wrote…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:39AM
Saturday, April 8, 2023

THE DEATH AND LIFE OF MICHAEL BENNETT by Ron Fassler

Michael Bennett (1943–1987).April 8, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler Had he lived, today would mark Michael Bennett’s 80th birthday. He died in Tucson, Arizona in 1987…

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Saturday, December 10, 2022

BROADWAY 50 YEARS AGO TODAY by Ron Fassler

As an inveterate theatergoer since the age of twelve, I’ve chronicled in these columns and elsewhere about the days when I saw shows on a weekly basis in the late 60s and early 70s. I’ve…

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Nathan Lane, Danny Burstein and Zoë Wanamaker to Star in Pictures From Home on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Nathan Lane, Danny Burstein and Zoë Wanamaker are returning to the Broadway stage next year. They will star in Pictures From Home, a new play based on the photo memoir by Larry Sultan and …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:03PM
Monday, October 24, 2022

My Review: '42nd Street' at Goodspeed by Frank Rizzo

The show: “42nd Street” at Goodspeed opera House in East Haddam …

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Monday, October 3, 2022

Angelica Ross Goes From Pose's Candy Ferocity to Chicago's Foxy Roxie as She Takes Broadway by Storm by Caitlin Moynihan

Known for her turn as Candy Ferocity in the series Pose, Angelica Ross is now taking center stage as Roxie Hart in Chicago on Broadway and making history in the process. Ross, who is the …

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

NINA’S DAD by Ron Fassler

Self-portrait of Al Hirschfeld at his drafting table in his Koken barber chair.The artist Al Hirschfeld, a theatrical treasure of the highest order, was born 119 years ago today. Chroniclin…

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Thursday, April 28, 2022

‘It’s my idea of hell!’: the intense new play set aboard a cargo ship by Amelia Gentleman

With her gripping sea-bound thriller Corinna, Corinna, playwright Chloë Moss shines a spotlight on the dangers faced by women working in the shipping industry Playwright Chloë Moss grew up…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:42AM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

The late/great ROBERT MORSE on THEATER TALK by Theater Talk Archive

Morse, while appearing on Broadway in the revival of THE FRONT PAGE in 2016, appeared on THEATER TALK with co-stars Holland Taylor and Lewis J. Stadlen. The Broadway legend reminisced about …

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BOBBY BABY BOBBY BUBI BOBBY by Ron Fassler

Robert Morse as J. Pierrepont Finch in “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” (1961).It’s with a heavy heart I attempt to put into words what Robert Morse meant to me as a…

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Thursday, March 3, 2022

Tony and Academy Award-Winning Designer Tony Walton Dies at 87 by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony Walton, the prolific Oscar and Tony Award-winning set and costume designer of Broadway shows, off-Broadway productions, film, television, ballet and opera, has died at the age of 87. Th…

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

Alice Childress's Trouble in Mind in the Archives by Doug Reside, Curator, Billy Rose Theatre Division, New York Public Library For The Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

Photograph by Milton Meltzer depicting Hilda Haynes as Millie, James McMahon as Al Manners, Stephanie Elliot as Judith Sears, and Charles Bettis as John Neville. NYPL Digital Collections, Im…

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

Wendy & Peter Pan review – Wendy finds her way in a boy-shaped world by Clare Brennan

Leeds PlayhouseDeveloped between teams in Leeds and Tokyo, this spectacular reimagining brings new complexity to JM Barrie’s story Ella Hickson’s adaptation of JM Barrie’s world-famous…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:33AM
Monday, December 13, 2021

Take that Fleabag! Liz Kingsman, the comic skewering the ‘messy women genre’ by Brian Logan

Chaotic life, lots of sex, little sense of purpose … the Anglo-Aussie’s hilarious takedown of Fleabag and the booming ‘messy-woman genre’ was halted by Covid. Now, after a year and a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:24AM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Tony Winner Michael McGrath Joins Cast of World Premiere of Britney Spears Musical Once Upon a One More Time by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Michael McGrath has joined the cast of the world premiere of the Britney Spears musical Once Upon a One More Time. McGrath takes over the role of Narrator from the previously ann…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:18PM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Nathan Lane, Patti LuPone & Amy Ryan Join Disappointment Blvd. by Lindsey Sullivan

Some top-tier Broadway stars have joined the cast of Disappointment Blvd. According to Deadline, Hereditary and Midsommar director and scribe Ari Aster's forthcoming A24 film will star Osca…

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Ryan Murphy's Halston, Starring Ewan McGregor, Krysta Rodriguez & More, Sets Netflix Release Date by Caitlin Moynihan

Halston, the Ryan Murphy-produced series that stars Ewan McGregor as the famed fashion designer, will arrive on Netflix on May 14. As previously announced, Broadway's Krysta Rodriguez plays…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:42PM
Monday, February 8, 2021

VIDEO: On This Day, February 8- Happy Birthday, Sherie Rene Scott!

Sherie's Broadway credits include The Front Page, Everyday Rapture, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations; Drama League honor), The Little Mermaid, Elto…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:02AM
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Cast by JK

We started off this month's Musical of the Month, Hairspray with a look back at the origins and facts behind the original Broadway production. This week, we take a closer look at that cas…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Charmer Robert Morse Croons How To Succeed...'s "I Believe In You"

Two time Tony winner Robert Morse, who most recently appeared in the play revival The Front Page, starred in the original Broadway cast of the Frank Loesser workplace musical How To Succeed …

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 10:00AM
Monday, August 10, 2020

'Edinburgh made us!' The stars catapulted to TV fame from the fringe by Ryan Gilbey

Lily Savage, The League of Gentlemen, Fleabag and a host of telly sensations started out on tiny stages at the extravaganza. In its absence, who will be next? Paul O’Grady’s first night …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:24AM
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains by JK

Curtains was a unabashed old-fashioned Broadway musical. Big sets, lots of costumes, splashy production numbers and a large cast. The book boasted an impressive twelve principal roles and a …

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Stage and Screen Star John Slattery

John Slattery had a moment after college where he was offered a great job in the hotel business and it was tempting - financial security, travel  and lots of other perks. He sat down with…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:54AM
Friday, February 21, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Michele Brourman Interview: The 2020 Bistro Awards & other Honors by Adam Rothenberg

Once again, I’m getting the chance to catch up with the award-winning singer/songwriter, Michele Brourman. After a sold-out solo debut at Birdland Theatre in 2019, 2020 has started off wi…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 04:48PM
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Krysta Rodriguez to Play Liza Minnelli in Ryan Murphy's Halston Series for Netflix by Diep Tran

Producer Ryan Murphy has released the first look at his upcoming Halston series on Netflix, starring Ewan McGregor as the famed fashion designer who designed for Jackie Kennedy and who the…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:36PM

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