Monday, May 13, 2024

The Heart of Rock and Roll by Joel Benjamin

"The Heart of Rock and Roll" at the James Earl Jones Theatre is one of the more pleasant entries in the jukebox musical derby.  Using the musical catalog of Huey Lewis and the News, Tyler M…

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The Heart of Rock and Roll by Elyse Trevers

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Friday, May 10, 2024

Photos: Marilu Henner & Joe Montana Visit THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL

See photos of Marilu Henner & Joe Montana at The Heart of Rock and Roll. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

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Video: Ben Gets Bubble Wrapped Up with Choreo from THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL

In this video, watch as Ben breaks down Lorin Latarro's choreography for Broadway's The Heart of Rock and Roll with the help of dance captains Leah Read and Michael Olaribigbe. Can you keep…

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‘The Heart of Rock and Roll’ puts the comedy in rom-com by Ruthie Fierberg

Director Gordon Greenberg discusses creating a laugh-out-loud, ’80s-set “confection” of a musical.

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Broadway Games: The 2023 - 2024 Musical Dinner Party: Your Guest List by JK

Thanks to all of you who sent in your proposed guest list! Below is the final guest list, a summary of those characters that got the most invitations.  Broadway Games: The 2023 - 2024 Music…

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Thursday, May 2, 2024

The Heart Of Rock And Roll by Cameron Hughes

The Heart of Rock and Roll is still beating in this energetic new Broadway musical of the same name. With a forced plot in the way of most jukebox musicals, its upbeat joyful silliness and g…

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Monday, April 29, 2024

Illinoise Leads 2024 Chita Rivera Award Nominations; Barbie, Mean Girls and The Color Purple Films Also Recognized by Hayley Levitt

The Chita Rivera Awards, an annual celebration of excellence in dance and choreography in film and theater, has released its list of 2024 nominees. Tony Award winner and current Cabaret st…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:36PM

Broadway Finale: Great Gatsby, Mother Play, Illinoise, Uncle Vanya, Mary Jane, Patriots, The Heart of Rock and Roll. Awards Season Begins! Stageworthy by New York Theater

Three plays and four musicals opened on Broadway last week, the last of the 39 shows that opened during the 2023-2024 season. Awards season has already begun in earnest, with the nominations…

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Sunday, April 28, 2024

This Week on Broadway for April 28, 2024: Stereophonic (and many others!) by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Stereophonic, Uncle Vanya, Suffs, The Wiz, Patriots, Mary Jane, and The Heart of Rock and Roll (Inspired by the Songs of Huey…

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Friday, April 26, 2024

2024 Tony Awards eligibility rulings (round 3): ‘Uncle Vanya’ stars Steve Carell and William Jackson Harper face off as leads, ‘Mary Jane’ con by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the fourth and final time during the 2023-2024 Broadway season on April 26, to discuss eligibility of 12 productions for the 77th Annual Tony…

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Tony Awards Administration Committee Rules on Eligibility for Suffs, Stereophonic, Illinoise and More by Darryn King

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on April 26 to confirm the eligibility status of 12 Broadway productions for the 2023-2024 season. This was the fourth and final time the Tony Aw…

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Thursday, April 25, 2024

Video: Tamika Lawrence Performs 'The Power of Love' From THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL on SHERRI

Tamika Lawrence joined Sherri Shepherd on Friday to perform The Power of Love from the new musical The Heart of Rock and Roll on the show. She was joined by Huey Lewis who, after the perf…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The Heart of Rock and Roll Opening Night by BroadwayWorld

The heart of rock and roll is still beating on 48th Street! The Heart of Rock and Roll, the new musical inspired by the iconic songs of Huey Lewis and The News, just celebrated opening night…

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Stagecraft: Jonathan Abrams for “The Heart of Rock and Roll” by Jan Simpson

The Stagecraft podcast is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of interviews with playwrights (and musical book writers) of shows opening on Broadway and off-Broadway. Corey Cott and McKenz…

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Video: Go Inside Opening Night of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL

The Heart of Rock and Roll officially opened earlier this week at the James Earl Jones Theatre. In this video, watch as the entire cast and creative team walks the red carpet to celebrate th…

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Hear From Jessica Lange, Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Keys and More on THE BROADWAY SHOW by Broadway.com

The Broadway Show is the only nationally syndicated weekly theater television series. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access both …

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Jessica Lange Visits The Broadway Show; Plus, Suffs, The Wiz, Hell’s Kitchen and More Celebrate Broadway Openings by Broadway.com

Opening-night celebrations abound this week on The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal. But amid all the carousing, we still found time to check in on old friends, peek inside Broadway’s glitz…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tommy Bracco: Newsies Parallels to The Heart of Rock and Roll by bwaySHO

Tommy Bracco chats with @bwaySHO about all the parallels of Newsies to The Heart of Rock and Roll! Plus, you can't forget the big dance numbers!! Filmed by Avery Ingvarson See you at the S…

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The Heart of Rock and Roll by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Michael Dale . . . . “The heart of rock and roll is still beating,” announced Huey Lewis and The News back in 1983. I’m no expert in such matters, so I’ll take thei…

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Monday, April 22, 2024

The Broadway Review: ‘The Heart of Rock and Roll’ is a greatest-hits album of Broadway cliches by Brittani Samuel

Jonathan A. Abrams’s offering is a rote but still rollickin’ musical scored to Huey Lewis and the News’ nostalgia-inducing discography. 

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My Variety Review: New Musical "The Heart of Rock and Roll by Frank Rizzo

When a character in the new musical “The Heart of Rock and Roll” tries to convince his ex to leave her job at a factory that makes shipping materials, he is stunned: “Oh, my god. It’…

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The Heart of Rock and Roll ** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward April 22, 2024: “Oh my God! It’s cardboard,” exclaims one of the characters in The Heart of Rock and Roll, the latest jukebox musical to hit Broadway, now at the J…

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‘The Heart of Rock And Roll’ Review: Huey Lewis and the News Jukebox Musical is Easy to Like, Harder to Love by Gordon Cox

When a character in the new musical “The Heart of Rock and Roll” tries to convince his ex to leave her job at a factory that makes shipping materials, he is stunned: “Oh, my god. It’…

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Reviews: What Critics Are Saying About Broadway's The Heart of Rock and Roll by Margaret Hall

The musical follows Bobby, a Chicagoan whose failed band leads to him returning to corporate America.

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Huey Lewis’s Music Makes ‘The Heart of Rock and Roll’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The new musical doesn’t take itself too seriously and has many winning moments — almost enough to eclipse the weaknesses of its story.

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Review Roundup: THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Opens On Broadway

The Heart of Rock and Roll is beating on Broadway as the bright new jukebox musical of the same name opens at the James Earl Jones! Theatre. Read the reviews as the critics react!

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The Heart of Rock and Roll: Huey Lewis Has Broadway Hearts Beating by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Gordon Greenberg directs, and Lorin Latarro choreographs, a nifty book by Jonathan A. Abrams The post The Heart of Rock and Roll: Huey Lewis Has Broadway Hearts Beating appe…

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THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Is Bubbleheaded Fun on Broadway — Review

Theatrely's Broadway review of The Heart of Rock and Roll featuring the music of Huey Lewis and starring Corey Cott, McKenzie Kurtz, and Tamika Lawrence at the James Earl Jones Theatre in Ne…

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards