Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Jeff Daniels Almost Quit Acting Long Before To Kill A Mockingbird by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-nominated actor says writer Aaron Sorkin turned him around.

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VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Wasn't Intimidated to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Stage Tube

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.' During the interview, Daniels talks about playing Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin's Broadway adapt…

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

This Week on Broadway for February 17, 2019: Eddie and Dave by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Eddie and Dave @ Atlantic Theater Company, Rags @ NYU, The Day Before Spring @ Musicals in Mufti, Marilyn Maye at Iridium, The O…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

It has been well publicized that the Harper Lee estate filed a lawsuit in February 2018 alleging that the play deviated too much from the novel. They should not have worried. As directed by …

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Video: The Clintons Receive A Warm Welcome At TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Hillary and Bill Clinton made a stir tonight at the Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. The former president and secretary of state received a warm welcome from the so…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons February 11, 2019: Even before its official opening on Dec. 13, To Kill a Mockingbird may have been the most talked about show on Broadway. Not only is the play base…

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Broadway Grosses: Football Legend Tiki Barber Gives Kinky Boots a Box Office Boost by Broadway.com

Over the past couple weeks, audiences have been treated to a unique talent onstage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where New York Giants legend Tiki Barber has taken over as Don in Kinky …

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Grosses Analysis: All Rise for Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird by Ryan McPhee

The Aaron Sorkin-penned adaptation of the Harper Lee novel continues to sell out at the Shubert Theatre.

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Should You Read the Book Before You See the Broadway Play? by Ruthie Fierberg

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Stark Sands, and more from the cast of the new Broadway play weigh in.

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Should You Reread the Book Before You See the Broadway Play? by Ruthie Fierberg

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Stark Sands, and more from the cast of the new Broadway play weigh in.

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

This Week on Broadway for February 10, 2019: The Light, Call Me Madam by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss The Light @ MCC, Call Me Madam @ Encores, To Kill a Mockingbird, My Fair Lady, The Shadow of a Gunman @ Irish Rep, Colin Quin…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Broadway Boys: Mr. February 2019: Frederick Weller by JK

Back in December, we honored the wonderful Gideon Glick as our man of the month. Currently co-starring with Mr. December in To Kill a Mockingbird is Frederick Weller, who plays a w…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Broadway Grosses: True West Rides into the Spotlight by Broadway.com

A celebrated new Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's True West opened at the American Airlines Theatre on January 24. Buoyed by strong reception and electrifying lead performances from Eth…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Top New York Stage This Week: Philip Glass’s Cool School, Chill Pills by Mark Beech

This week in New York performing arts, the composer Philip Glass brings Laurie Anderson and Bernard Sumner of the band New Order to Carnegie Hall, while Sharon Van Etten plays the Beacon The…

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To Kill A Mockingbird **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg February 3, 2019: Black Lives Matter carries its torch in this year’s Oscar nominations with nods to Black Klansman, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Gr…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Gbenga Akinnagbe: From Killer in The Wire to Pimp in The Deuce to Defendant in To Kill A Mockingbird on Broadway by New York Theater

Most wouldn’t see a link between stone-cold killer Chris Partlow from HBO’s The Wire, flashy pimp-turned-porn-star Larry Brown on HBO’s The Deuce and Tom Robinson, a black …

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Mockingbird tour row ‘sets worrying precedent’ (your views, January 31) by The Stage

Regarding the cancellation of the UK tour of To Kill a Mockingbird (front page, January 24), these [Broadway] companies seem to think

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The dead Mockingbird debacle by Susan Elkin

To Kill a Mockingbird. Oh dear. The production which originated at the Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park in 2015 before touring nationwide including to the Barbican, is now dead. It was due …

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Broadway Grosses: In Advance of Netflix Premiere, Audiences Flock to See American Son by Broadway.com

Christopher Demos-Brown's acclaimed Broadway-debut play, American Son, concluded its run at the Booth Theatre this weekend to strong box office receipts and SRO crowds. In its final week…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 28th - THE PROM and NETWORK Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Prom 2.03, Frozen 1.56, Pretty Woman 1.23, My Fair Lady 1 and The Cher Show0.87.The top growing current Broadway plays were Network 5.51, T…

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To Kill a Mockingbird cancellation: cast and crew plead with Broadway producer to allow show to continue by Georgia Snow

Cast and crew from the abandoned To Kill a Mockingbird tour have pleaded with the Broadway producer who forced the show’s cancellation

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Poll: Should Scott Rudin have forced the cancellation of To Kill a Mockingbird in the UK? by The Stage

Last week, the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of To Kill a Mockingbird was cancelled weeks before it was due to start

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Mark Shenton: Cast and crew suffer when tours like To Kill a Mockingbird are axed by Mark Shenton

Sometimes shows collapse. This can happen before performances even begin (as with the planned arena tour production of Heaven on Earth in

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Tony Awards' Second Set of Rulings in 2018-2019 Season: Prom Standouts Eligible as Leads & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on January 24 for the second time this season to confirm the eligibility status of 10 Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing'…

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‘Mockingbird’ star refused to be part of the Broadway backdrop by Barbara Hoffman

LaTanya Richardson Jackson makes Calpurnia a force to be reckoned with in Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Broadway ‘Mockingbird’ Shoots Down British ‘Mockingbird’ by Artsjournal1

“A British touring production of [the old Christopher Sergel adaptation of] To Kill a Mockingbird, which was to start next month, has been canceled after Scott Rudin’s company At…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Waitress Breaks a Million with New Duo Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel by Broadway.com

Grosses are rising at the hit Broadway musical Waitress, which surpassed one million dollars in its second week featuring new stars Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel. In the third engagement ap…

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British Alternate ‘Mockingbird’ Killed Over Stage Rights: Smash Broadway Version Plans UK Mounting by Greg Evans

A decades-old stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird won’t be flying around the UK and Ireland after all. Announced in the summer, the theatrical version of Harper Lee’s novel…

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Broadway ‘Mockingbird’ Precludes British ‘Mockingbird’ by Alex Marshall

A British production of “To Kill A Mockingbird” has been canceled after the producer Scott Rudin asserted his stage rights to the book.

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U.K. Tour of To Kill a Mockingbird Canceled; Broadway Producers Claim Exclusive Rights by Olivia Clement

The 2019 tour of the Christopher Sergel adaptation of the novel was scheduled to kick off in Leicester in February.

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UK theatres left with schedule holes following Mockingbird and Dolittle cancellations by Georgia Snow

Theatres around the UK have been dealt a double blow after a tour of To Kill a Mockingbird was cancelled just two

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