Thursday, August 6, 2020

Best of the Decade: Up and Comers, Part II by JK

Earlier this week, we continued our Best of the Decade series with the first twelve Up and Comers of Broadway who came to our attention over the past ten seasons. Today, we give you the ot…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

A quick guide to going live online by Guest Author

  By Violet Brookes The term “new normal” gets thrown around a lot nowadays. And indeed, things are going to be vastly different due to the effects of the global pandemic. Since mid-Mar…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 2010s Career Theater People by JK

Our Best of the Decade series continues this week with a look ten theater professionals who made their mark and established a full Broadway career during the 2010's. These are actors, design…

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Broadway Stars Patti Murin and Colin Donnell Welcome Their First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater couple Colin Donnell and Patti Murin are parents! Cecily Philips Donnell was born on July 14. Murin shared a photo on Instagram on July 17.         View this post o…

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Ten Life-Saving Tips for Conservatory Rookies by Performerstuff

Ten Life-Saving Tips for Conservatory Rookies Amanda Grace June 22, 2020 I walked into my first day of summer training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art RADA with years of profession…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: The Greatest Performances Part 1 by JK

Over the past ten seasons, we have been witnesses to some truly amazing performances. These are thirty of the greatest star turns, each one iconic for a different reason. Some are from favor…

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Reconsidering The Art And Life Of Valerie Solanas by Artsjournal2

Solanas is most famous for having shot Andy Warhol, of course, but she had an artistic life long before that moment. In the beginning, the writer and Warhol Factory superstar Ultra Violet wr…

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 10 Favorite Broadway Musical Revivals by JK

Last week, we began our series that takes a look back at the theater we enjoyed over the last 10 seasons. One of those posts revealed our 10 Favorite Broadway Play Revivals (HERE), and today…

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming to Appear on THE VIOLET HOUR

THE VIOLET HOUR, Caveat's late night show with a far-out twist, is back as a livestream event to beam some joy into your home!

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

Watching theatre online… How does it compare to the real thing? by Ayt Guest Writer

Sure, watching theatre online is great, especially at the moment, but how can it ever compare to the real thing? After watching and thoroughly enjoying some, Violet Mackintosh ponders over t…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

BWW Album Review: SOFT POWER Packs a Punch

The groundbreaking musical from Tony Award winners David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Yellow Face) and Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home; Violet; Caroline, or Change), Soft Power, ran last fall at the …

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone : The Cast by JK

This charming little musical was all the more charming because of its thoroughly stellar cast. The talent on this roster of the original Broadway cast is mind-boggling. Not just chock full o…

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Ali Stroker, Lilli Cooper, Teal Wicks, Ciara Renee, and More Join This Week's Lineup Of CURTAIN UP!, A Show Dedicated To Entertaining Isolated Seniors

Tony Award Winner Ali Stroker (Broadway: Oklahoma; Deaf West's Spring Awakening); Lilli Cooper (Broadway: Tootsie, Tony Nominee; Spongebob Squarepants), Teal Wicks (Broadway: The Cher Show; …

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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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