Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Listening Party: Revisit Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley’s Violet by Marc J. Franklin

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical composer Rob Rokicki recommends checking out the Obie Award–winning musical.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Tony Winner Levi Kreis to Headline New Musical Pure Country at Houston's Theatre Under the Stars by Andy Lefkowitz

Levi Kreis, the standout star who nabbed a Tony for his Broadway debut in Million Dollar Quartet, has been selected to lead the new musical Pure Country, based on the hit movie. The producti…

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Best Audition Song Suggestions for 9 to 5 the Musical by Performerstuff

The Best Audition Song Suggestions for 9 to 5 the Musical Written by Tiffany Wilkie February 15, 2020 Hey, Y’all! Are you auditioning for the glorious and fun hit musical, 9 to 5, so…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Louise Redknapp & Brian Conley return to the West End production of 9 To 5 The Musical

Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley are West End bound as they return to play Violet Newstead and Franklin Hart Jnr respectively in Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 The Musical at London’s Savoy Theat…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide Tanisha Moore (Photo by Marc J. Franklin) …

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Former West End 9 to 5 stars reprise roles ahead of show's closing

It has just been confirmed that Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley are set to reprise their roles as Violet and Franklin Hart Jr. in 9 to 5 respectively whilst the Dolly Parton musical simul…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Melody Jane at Pangea by Trav S.D.

We spent an entertaining hour at Pangea on Saturday in a room full of Melody Jane fans, to see and hear the second iteration of her Violet Hour series. I’ve known Melody Jane in a few cont…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Dee Roscioli, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, and More Join 54 SINGS DOLLY PARTON

Dee Roscioli (Wicked, The Cher Show), Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Smokey Joe's Café), Ben Clark (The Circus in Winter, Skin and Bones), Gregory Driscoll (Fab The Duo), Victoria Huston-Elem (Findi…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

A Force Far Greater Than Myself by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide Whatever faith you may or may …

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

See Melody Jane at Pangea This Saturday! by Trav S.D.

I VERY much look forward to seeing “The Violet Hour” Melody Jane‘s , Pangea debut this Saturday at 7pm, and I hope you will see it too! You may remember Melody Jane as “Beauty” in …

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Getting into the Christmas Spirit: Ten Q and A’s with a Radio City Rockette by Performerstuff

Getting into the Christmas Spirit: Ten Q and A’s with a Radio City Rockette Written by Alex Muscaro December 2, 2019 Jessica McRoberts has had the pleasure of performing over the pas…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Sleeping Beauty; Rambert Event review – total ballerina focus and stale fruitcake by Bidisha

Royal Opera House; Sadler’s Wells, LondonA spectacular Princess Aurora graces a Royal Ballet favourite in dire need of an update, while Merce Cunningham isn’t best served by Rambert’s …

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Lead Cast announced for 9 To 5 The Musical by Arts Review

Caroline O’Connor, Marina Prior, Samantha Dodemaide and Erin Clare have been entrusted with the much-loved lead roles in Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 The Musical. Direct from London’s West En…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Exclusive Portraits! See the Stars Toast Two-Time Tony Winner Sutton Foster at the 2019 Drama League Gala by Broadway.com

A talent-packed lineup of friends and co-stars gathered together to celebrate two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster at the Drama League's 36th annual benefit gala at The Plaza Hotel on October …

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Monday, October 28, 2019

David Hasselhoff Will Return to the West End as Franklin Hart Jr. in 9 to 5 by Andy Lefkowitz

David Hasselhoff is headed back to the London stage. The Broadway and West End alum most known for his small-screen turn on Baywatch will take over the role of egotistical boss Franklin H…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Mario Cantone to Star in World Premiere of Musical Fantasy Bliss at 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-nominated actor Mario Cantone has been announced to star as Sir Pincus Glimmermore in the brand-new musical Bliss, slated to make its world premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Ready to Cut Loose for Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway …

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Star-Studded Cast of The Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway …

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Joel Grey, Jonathan Groff, Miriam Shor & More Will Pay Tribute to Sutton Foster at Drama League Gala by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed lineup of friends and co-stars will come together next month to toast two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster at the Drama League 36th annual benefit gala. The previously announc…

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 Musical Sets Australian Premiere for Spring 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

Lucky Australian audiences will get a chance to experience the acclaimed stage adaptation of 9 to 5 next year. The hit musical will arrive at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in April 2020, under th…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019
Monday, August 12, 2019

Oklahoma! Standout Will Brill, Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason and More Set for This Week's Broadway.com #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway.com's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird's Will Pullen, Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason and More Set for This Week's Broadway.com #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway.com's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Colin Donnell to Star in Almost Famous Musical at San Diego's Old Globe by Andy Lefkowitz

Colin Donnell is returning to the stage. The TV star of Chicago Med who has roots on Broadway will headline the new stage musical adaptation of Almost Famous at San Diego's Old Globe. The …

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Friday, July 26, 2019

London Theatre Review: 9 to 5 at the Savoy Theatre

Nearly 4 decades before #MeToo, Dolly Parton, alongside Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, starred in the comedy film 9 to 5 where 3 women secretaries navigating the misogyny of an American office …

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée & Ryan Vasquez to Star in World Premiere Musical The Wrong Man with MCC Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée and Ryan Vasquez have been selected to headline multi-platinum composer Ross Golan's new musical The Wrong Man, set to make its world premiere with…

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The Wrong Man musical sets cast for Off Broadway premiere, directed by Hamilton's Thomas Kail by Marcus Jones

The Wrong Man, a new musical from songwriter Ross Golan, is heading to the New York stage. On Thursday, MCC Theater announced that they have cast Tony nominee Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée, an…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Sutton Foster to Be Honored by Drama League at 36th Annual Benefit Gala by Andy Lefkowitz

A legendary organization is tipping its hat to a Broadway favorite. Sutton Foster, the two-time Tony winner slated to return to Broadway next year in The Music Man, has been named the honore…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Broadway Veteran Denise Nickerson Passes Away at 62

According to Variety, veteran of stage and screen Denise Nickerson, best known for starring as Violet Beauregarde in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, passed away yester…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

300 Shows: Greatest Performances By an Actress and Best Replacements by JK

As I said last week when discussing the greatest performances by an actor (HERE), when you are fortunate enough to have seen 300 different Broadway productions, you are even more fortunate t…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Katherine Ryan: 'Men are like dolphins – best enjoyed on holiday!' by Hannah J Davies

The queen of the caustic punchline talks about plastic surgery, embarrassing her daughter – and turning her life as a single mum into a sitcom Katherine Ryan is busily scrolling through a …

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