Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Louis Armstrong Bio-Musical A Wonderful World to Make World Premiere in Miami by Andy Lefkowitz

A new musical based on the life of music legend Louis Armstrong will arrive on stage in Miami Beach, Florida this spring. Titled A Wonderful World, the musical will play a world premiere en…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Odds & Ends: First Date Writers at Work on Musical TV Series Nobody's Princess & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. First Date Writers at Work on Musical TV Series Nobody's Princess Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, the song…

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Friday, January 10, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Gavin Creel Croon a Wonderful Cover from THE KING AND I!

Tony winner Gavin Creel is the latest of Broadway stars to celebrate the Rodgers and Hammerstein legacy in the R&H Goes Pop series. Watch below as he sings a The King and I classic, 'Som…

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Watch Gavin Creel Sing ‘Something Wonderful’ for R&H Goes Pop! by Dan Meyer

The Tony winner puts a modern spin on The King and I in a new music video.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Photo Flash: Take a Look at First Rehearsal Photos of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN

Performances of Transport Group's The Unsinkable Molly Brown begin Saturday, February 8 at 22 at Abrons Arts Center. The show stars Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) who will pla…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

BroadwayHD for the Holidays by Barry Gordin

The perfect gift for everyone on your list or a dynamite stocking stuffer! December 15, 2019: Holiday frenzy is upon us and it’s just 10 days till Christmas. Don’t fret, a smart choic…

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Friday, December 13, 2019

Casting Complete for Off-Broadway's Unsinkable Molly Brown Starring Beth Malone by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for the upcoming off-Broadway staging of Richard Morris and Meredith Willson's 1960 musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown. The previously announced revival, featuring a rev…

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Transport Group Announces Casting For THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone

Transport Group has announced casting for The Unsinkable Molly Brown, its second mainstage production of the 2019-20 season. Joining Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) who will play M…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

BWW Interview: Analisa Leaming Talks HELLO, DOLLY! On Tour

Analisa Leaming has been traveling the country the past year with 'ribbons down her back' as Irene Malloy in the national tour of HELLO, DOLLY! Before taking HELLO, DOLLY! on the road, Leami…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Spotlight On...Maria Ciampi by Michael Block

Name: Maria CiampiHometown:  Hartsdale, New YorkEducation:   Fordham University, B.A. 1981 (summa cum laude, in cursu honorum); St. John’s University School of Law, J.D. 1986.Select Cre…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Review Roundup: National Tour of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - What Do the Critics Think?

The North American tour of the Tony Award - nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof in underway. A beloved theatrical classic from Tony-winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize-winne…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Broadway and Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp is engaged to boyfriend Ken Ithiphol by Eric Todisco

Anthony Rapp put a ring on it! On Saturday, the Broadway and Star Trek: Discovery star announced his engagement to longtime boyfriend Ken Ithipholon on social media. “So something happen…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Williamstown Theatre Festival 2020 Gala Will Feature Special Appearances By Laura Benanti, Ashley Park and More

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announced that the 2020 WTF Gala in New York City honoring Bo & Katherine Peabody will be held at Tao Downtown in New …

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Seeing Myself Onstage by Mo Brady

In light of the show’s focus on Asian-American representation, we asked the company of Soft Power when was the first time they saw themselves represented on stage. …

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call Answered: Jack Nathan Harding: "Cowboys and Tattoos" by Adam Rothenberg

I had a stellar time interviewing gay country music singer/songwriter Jack Nathan Harding about the release of his debut album Cowboys & Tattoos in addition to getting down & dirty a…

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Laura Michelle Kelly & Sean Terje Helleren Welcome First Child by Andy Lefkowitz

Congratulations to Broadway and West End star Laura Michelle Kelly and her husband, Sean Terje Helleren, who have announced the birth of their first child, Raphael Benjamin Helleren. Kelly…

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

‘Deserves to be remembered for years to come’: THE KING & I – Touring ★★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

The collective charisma of the cast in a stunning production of The King and I earns a well-deserved standing ovation.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The Diversity Problem is Alive and Well on Broadway by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Remember when we solved racism on B…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Soft Power Review: David Henry Hwang’s Sly Reverse Chinese Musical about America by New York Theater

David Henry Hwang was attacked by an unknown assailant with a knife and nearly died. That experience, along with the playwright’s shock at the results of the 2016 Presidential election and…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Review: In the Musical ‘Soft Power,’ China Whistles the Tune by Jesse Green

A complex look at democracy from an Asian perspective turns “The King and I” inside out.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Great Performances Presents Third Annual ‘Broadway’s Best’ by Matthew Wexler

Great Performances returns this November to broadcast five new productions including "Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I," "Kiinky Boots" and more. The post Great Performances Presen…

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Classic Stage Company to Honor Anika Noni Rose & Ted Chapin at Fall Gala by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Classic Stage has announced Tony winners Anika Noni Rose and Ted Chapin as honorees of the company's 2019 gala. CSC Artistic Director John Doyle will direct the event, to be h…

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

David Henry Hwang And Jeanine Tesori Turn ‘The King And I’ On Its Head by Artsjournal1

“In [Soft Power], a stand-in for Hwang named DHH is hired by a Chinese producer to try to stage a theatrical production in Shanghai. Then, after a stabbing that mirrors Hwang’s own, he f…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sweet Charity, The King and I, and More Movie Musicals to Be Screened at Film Forum by Noah Mutterperl

Bob Fosse biographer Kevin Winkler will introduce the 4K restored showings of Sweet Charity in October.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

BroadwayHD Announces October Additions to Streaming Platform by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

BroadwayHD, the premiere online streaming service that brings the best of theatre right into your home, has delighted its audiences with selections such as Cirque du Soleil, Kinky Boots, Cat…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

"There Is Definitely Room For Inclusion." by Angela Tricarico

by Anna Wehr Erica Wong in The Phantom of the Opera …

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Dates Set for PBS Broadcasts of Kelli O’Hara-Led The King and I, West End’s Kinky Boots, More by Andrew Gans

The Great Performances series launches November 1 with the London production of 42nd Street.

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Great Performances on PBS Announces 'Broadway's Best' Lineup Featuring 42ND STREET, THE KING AND I, KINKY BOOTS

Great Performances returns with its third annual a?oeBroadway's Besta?? lineup of acclaimed theatrical productions, premiering Fridays, November 1-29 at 9 p.m. on PBS(check local listin…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Season Including EVITA, THE KING AND I, and More!

Drury Lane Theatre announces its 2020/2021 season, including Evita, The King and I, and more! Drury Lane's 66th season also includes the empowering tale of female friendship Steel Magnolias;…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Dear Evan Hansen Star Ann Sanders’ 6 Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

Sanders recalls the 2004 Tony Awards as well as performances in Beauty and the Beast, The King and I, and more.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Opera Australia and John Frost to present two classic musicals in 2020 by Arts Review

Following their wildly successful collaboration with Evita, My Fair Lady, The King and I, South Pacific and Anything Goes, Opera Australia and John Frost will be presenting two glorious musi…

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