Thursday, November 30, 2023

Tony Awards Eligibility Determined for Merrily We Roll Along, Back to the Future & More by Darryn King

The journey to Broadway’s night of nights has begun. The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today to confirm the eligibility status of 10 Broadway productions for the 2023-2024 seaso…

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Sunday, November 19, 2023

Behind-the-Scenes Jaws Comedy The Shark Is Broken Completes Broadway Run November 19 by Talaura Harms

Alex Brightman, Ian Shaw, and Colin Donnell star in the play set on the blockbuster film's fishing boat.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Saturday, November 18, 2023

Cynthia Nixon Visits THE SHARK IS BROKEN Ahead of Closing Weekend

On Thursday, November 16, ahead of THE SHARK IS BROKEN’s final weekend on Broadway at the Golden Theatre, Cynthia Nixon (The Gilded Age, And Just Like That…, Sex and the City), stopped…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:31PM
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

THE SHARK IS BROKEN Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway

This weekend, THE SHARK IS BROKEN celebrated 100 performances at the Golden Theatre! Learn how to purchase tickets to the show!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:33PM
Monday, October 30, 2023

THE SHARK IS BROKEN Enters Final 3 Weeks of Performances on Broadway

Only three more weeks to see the strictly limited engagement of THE SHARK IS BROKEN, the laugh-out-loud comedy that has been making a splash on Broadway.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:49PM
Friday, October 27, 2023

Photo: Paul Rudd & Lin-Manuel Miranda Visit THE SHARK IS BROKEN

See photos of Paul Rudd and Lin-Manuel Miranda at The Shark is Broken on Broadway!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:49PM

Richard Dreyfuss Bites Broadway’s ‘The Shark Is Broken’, Says Play Makes Him Look Like “A Big Jerk”

Jaws actor Richard Dreyfuss recently caught a performance of Broadway’s The Shark Is Broken, the comedy-drama about the making of Steven Spielberg’s 1975 blockbuster. Despite the smile o…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:36PM

Richard Dreyfuss is Unhappy With How He is Portrayed in THE SHARK IS BROKEN

The Shark is Broken is the new Broadway play, which explores the behind-the-scenes drama that took place during the filming of the 1975 film Jaws. Richard Dreyfuss shared his opinions on th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:25AM
Friday, October 20, 2023

Photos: See Richard Dreyfuss and Whoopi Goldberg Visit The Shark is Broken on Broadway by Molly Higgins

The comedy follows the on-set struggles between the three leads of the film Jaws, one of whom is Dreyfuss.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:19AM
Thursday, October 19, 2023

Photos: Original JAWS Star Richard Dreyfuss Visits THE SHARK IS BROKEN on Broadway

The stars of THE SHARK IS BROKEN got a special surprise at the Golden Theater on Wednesday when the real Richard Dreyfuss came to the show! Check out photos!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:49PM
Thursday, October 12, 2023

THE SHARK IS BROKEN to Offer $75 Orchestra and $45 Mezzanine Tickets as Part of 'Sharktober'

Celebrate “Sharktober” with $75 orchestra tickets and $45 mezzanine tickets to see the laugh-out-loud comedy that has been making a splash on Broadway.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:07PM
Thursday, October 5, 2023

Photos: Ben Stiller Visits THE SHARK IS BROKEN on Broadway

On Saturday, September 30, movie star Ben Stiller took his family to see The Shark Is Broken on Broadway at The Golden Theatre. He met up with stars Alex Brightman, Ian Shaw, and Colin Donne…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:34PM
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Spamalot Casting Complete by Sandi Durell

The court of the St. James Theatre is complete! Taran Killam (“Saturday Night Live”) will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical comedy Monty Python’s SPAMALOT as Sir…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 07:55AM
Monday, September 25, 2023

THE SHARK IS BROKEN Enters Final 8 Weeks On Broadway

Audiences only have 8 weeks left to see the critically acclaimed comedy that has been making a splash on Broadway, THE SHARK IS BROKEN. Get performance and ticket information here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:33PM
Sunday, September 17, 2023

This Week on Broadway for September 17, 2023: Revisiting & Juliet by James Marino

James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Robbie Rozelle review The Lieutenant @ Musicals in Mufti at the York, & Juliet, New York Philharmonic’s West Side Story in Concert, The Shark is …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Tuesday, September 5, 2023

‘Back to the Future,’ ‘The Shark Is Broken’ and the Secrets of Broadway Video Design by Gordon Cox

Broadway video design is a lot more complicated than it looks. And it already looks pretty complicated. Listen to this week’s “Stagecraft” podcast below: On the new episode of “Sta…

SOURCE: Variety at 12:46PM

The Hidden Art and Craft of Broadway Video Design by Broadway Podcast Network

Finn Ross and Nina Dunn, two designers responsible for the most striking video work now on Broadway, take us behind the scenes -- and behind the screens -- of "Back to the Future" and "The S…

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Thursday, August 31, 2023

Class Notes: Guy Masterson from “The Shark is Broken” by Lauren Class Schneider

Alex Brightman, Ian Shaw & Colin Donnell in THE SHAR IS BROKEN – Photo by Matthew Murphy Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Guy Masterson, Director of “The Shark is Broken” at…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 06:00PM
Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Ian Shaw Steps Into His Father’s Shoes In ‘The Shark Is Broken’ by Harry Haun

In 1974, four-year-old Ian Shaw visited his father Robert on the set of 'Jaws' and was scared by Bruce, the mechanical shark. Forty-nine years later he's playing his father on Broadway in 'T…

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 10:52AM
Tuesday, August 22, 2023

The Shark is Broken by Elyse Trevers

It’s been almost 50 years since the release of the movie Jaws. Directed by Steven Spielberg in 1975, it was based on the 1974 novel by Peter Benchley and starred Roy Scheider as a police c…

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Monday, August 21, 2023

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 8/19/23 - Colin Donnell, Will Swenson and More by

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Editor-in-Chief Paul Wont…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:49AM
Sunday, August 20, 2023

Captivating! Intimate! Hilarious! “The Shark Is Broken” Takes A Bite Out Of Broadway  by Db Frick

Rating: ★★★★☆ (4 out of 5 stars) The Broadway production of “The Shark Is Broken”, written by Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon, is a mesmerizing theatrical experience that offers a un…

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Friday, August 18, 2023

THE SHARK IS BROKEN – or how JAWS was almost not made – sort of by Oscar E Moore

Disclaimer #1 I never saw JAWS the movie nor did I ever want to.  Disclaimer # 2 I read the script the night before I saw the production at The John Golden Theater on West 45th Street.  No…

SOURCE: Oscar E. Moore at 01:19PM
Thursday, August 17, 2023

A comical inside look at movie stars behaving badly in ‘The Shark Is Broken’ at Broadway’s Golden Theatre by Deb Miller

When the summer blockbuster Jaws, based on the 1974 novel by Peter Benchley, directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, and Robert Shaw, was released in 1975,…

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The Shark Is Broken by Joseph Pisano

As for what's in a name, yes, Ian Shaw is Robert's son, returning the life-giving favor not just through his words but also bodily, portraying his father in "The Shark Is Broken" with a cand…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2023

The Shark Is Broken: Meet the Cast by TDF

The Shark Is Broken Opening Night: The actors and creative team discuss the hilarity and depth of the show, theatre accessibility, advice for young playwrights and more.

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:33PM

Which Two People Would You Want to be Stuck on a Boat With? by TDF

The Shark Is Broken Opening Night compilation of answers from cast, Christian Slater, James Monroe Iglehart, and more!

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:33PM

Celebrate The Shark Is Broken, Hear From Annaleigh Ashford and More on The Broadway Show by

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy winner Fadal, this episode will air in New York City on…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Barbie Movie x The Shark is BroKEN by bwaySHO

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SOURCE: YouTube at 03:54PM

Interview: Ian Shaw on The Shark Is Broken, His Father, and Memories of Jaws by Gerard Raymond

Shaw discusses the creation of The Shark Is Broken, his memories of the Jaws set, and more. The post Interview: Ian Shaw on <em>The Shark Is Broken</em>, His Father, and Memories…

SOURCE: Slant Magazine at 11:56AM

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