Friday, April 19, 2024

2024 Tony Awards eligibility rulings (round 2): ‘Appropriate’ is officially a revival, ‘The Notebook’ actors split up by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the third time during the 2023-2024 Broadway season on April 19, to discuss eligibility of 8 productions for the 77th Annual Tony Awards in 2…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 06:30PM

Tony Awards Administration Committee Rules on Eligibility for The Notebook, Water for Elephants, The Outsiders and More by Hayley Levitt

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on April 18 to determine the eligibility status of eight Broadway productions. This was their third meeting of the 2023-24 season. The production…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:06PM

Appropriate Will Be Eligible as a Play Revival, Says Tony Awards Administration Committee by Andrew Gans

The committee also made eligibility rulings for The Notebook, Harmony, Water for Elephants, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Broadway Games: Where Haven't We Seen You Before II by JK

 Broadway Games: Where Haven't We Seen You Before: This week's game asks you to pick the one show each Broadway luminary below didn't work on. 1. Jason Robert Brown A. Broadway: The La…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:36AM
Thursday, April 18, 2024

Sara Gettelfinger on Her Broadway Rise, Devastating Downfall and Clear-Eyed Comeback in Water for Elephants by Paul Wontorek

In 2011, Water for Elephants star Sara Gettelfinger landed maybe the biggest break in a theater career filled with numerous highlights: a genuine leading lady turn as Morticia Addams in the…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:48PM

Sara Gettelfinger on Her Broadway Rise, Dark Downfall and Clear-Eyed Comeback in WATER FOR ELEPHANTS by Broadway.com

Sara Gettelfinger—back on Broadway for the first time since 2011 as Barbara in WATER FOR ELEPHANTS—speaks with Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek, sharing the personal struggles …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:42PM

In ‘Water for Elephants,’ circus moves aren’t just tricks; they’re storytelling by Ruthie Fierberg

Co-choreographer and circus designer Shana Carroll and co-choreographer Jesse Robb describe crafting the musical’s seamless movement through acrobatics and dance.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 08:30AM

REVIEW: Water For Elephants by JK

Review of the Saturday, April 13, 2024 evening performance at the Imperial Theatre in New York City. Starring Grant Gustin, Samantha Gershman, Gregg Edelman, Paul Alexander Nolan, Stan Brown…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:32AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The Great Gatsby's Jeremy Jordan, Water for Elephants' Sara Gettelfinger on Her Story of Redemption, and More on The Broadway Show by Broadway.com

Red-carpet opening nights, backstage tours and exclusive performances are on tap this week on The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal. But first, a Broadway veteran sits down for her first in-de…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:54PM

Hear From Angelina Jolie, Jeremy Jordan, Sara Gettelfinger and More on THE BROADWAY SHOW by Broadway.com

The Broadway Show is the only nationally syndicated weekly theater television series. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access both …

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:54PM
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Global Sanctuary For Elephants & WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Forge Partnership For Captive Elephant Welfare

Sanctuary for Elephants and the new Broadway musical, WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, have joined forces to shed light on the harsh reality suffered by thousands of captive elephants worldwide and to a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:02PM

Why Grant Gustin Loves the Scary Parts of Starring in a Broadway Musical by Gordon Cox

Grant Gustin, the former CW superhero now making his Broadway debut in the musical “Water for Elephants,” has been headlining his current, critically praised stage gig since it began pre…

SOURCE: Variety at 02:14PM

For Grant Gustin, The Hard Parts Are His Favorite Parts by Broadway Podcast Network

Now starring on Broadway in the critically acclaimed "Water for Elephants," Gustin shares what's most challenging — and most rewarding — about his first return to musical theater after n…

SOURCE: www.podtrac.com at 07:00AM
Friday, April 12, 2024

Step Right Up! Backstage at WATER FOR ELEPHANTS with Isabelle McCalla, Episode 6 by Broadway.com

In the sixth episode of Step Right Up!, it's a chaotic free-for-all featuring a bonanza of dialects, actors dodging "Izzy's little TV show" and a dreamed up crossover between WATER FOR ELEPH…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:06PM

Step Right Up with Water for Elephants’ Isabelle McCalla, Episode 6: What If Marlena Were on Love Island? by Hayley Levitt

Isabelle McCalla has been flying high at the Imperial Theatre where she stars—and trapezes—as Marlena in the new Broadway musical Water for Elephants. Now, she's giving audiences an in…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:06PM
Thursday, April 11, 2024

Interview: WATER FOR ELEPHANTS' Shana Carroll is Bringing Circus to Broadway

Read BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview with Shana Carroll, the co-choreographer and circus designer for Water for Elephants on Broadway. Learn about how the worlds of theatre and circus ca…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:24AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Hear From Ingrid Michaelson, Jordan Fisher and More on THE BROADWAY SHOW by Broadway.com

The Broadway Show is the only nationally syndicated weekly theater television series. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access both …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:48AM

Broadway Who's Who: Gregg Edelman by JK

Gregg Edelman is one of an increasingly rare breed - the working Broadway actor. In a career spanning more than 40 years, he's really done it all: ensemble work, supporting roles, leading ro…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:36AM
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS' Ryan Steele Assaulted While Walking Dog in NYC

Water for Elephants ensemble member Ryan Steele was struck in the head multiple times while walking his dog in New York City today. He took to Instagram urging others to stay safe.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:18PM
Monday, April 8, 2024

Water for Elephants by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Playwright/bookwriter Rick Elice has written the greatest jukebox musical (so far) in his 2005 Jersey Boys. In his adaptation of Sara Gruen’s bestselling novel Water for Elephants, he may …

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 10:36PM

Water for Elephants is a Creative Feat by Barry Gordin

By: Iris Wiener April 10, 2024: Novel adaptations are hit (Wicked) or miss (The Notebook anyone?), but Water for Elephants falls somewhere in between. This show begs the question, “C…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 06:38PM

Forbidden Broadway Will Make Its Broadway Debut Sooner Than Expected by Darryn King

The Broadway-spoofing revue Forbidden Broadway will make its previously reported Broadway debut sooner than expected. Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song, directed by cre…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:18PM
Friday, April 5, 2024

Step Right Up! Backstage at WATER FOR ELEPHANTS with Isabelle McCalla, Episode 5 by Broadway.com

In episode five of Step Right Up, the cast of Water for Elephants heads to the recording studio to make a Broadway cast album. Get the ultimate first listen from inside the booth with McCall…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:24PM

Step Right Up with Water for Elephants’ Isabelle McCalla, Episode 5: Making a Cast Album and Celebrating Beyoncé by Hayley Levitt

Isabelle McCalla has been flying high at the Imperial Theatre where she stars—and trapezes—as Marlena in the new Broadway musical Water for Elephants. Now, she's giving audiences an in…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:06PM

Broadway Games: The Twenty-One 23-24 Musicals by JK

The 2023-2024 Broadway season certainly has been one for the record books for musical lovers! Barring another last-minute surprise, there have been an impressive number of new musicals and m…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM
Thursday, April 4, 2024

Jessica Stone (‘Water for Elephants’ director) on fusing musical theatre and circus: ‘Once you’re dealing with memory, it doesn’t have to be by Sam Eckmann

Director Jessica Stone knew that her stage adaptation of “Water for Elephants” needed to have its own distinct voice given that audiences already experienced the 2006 novel and a 2011 fi…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 03:00PM

Water for Elephants Circus Designer Shana Carroll Explains the Trick of Fusing Two Art Forms on Broadway by Hayley Levitt

Musical theater and circus are not as effortlessly compatible art forms as Broadway's Water for Elephants makes it seem. It takes a huge amount of skill and an eye for the right talent to …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:02PM

Broadway Review: “Water for Elephants” at the Imperial Theatre (Currently On) by David Roberts

When does “life” begin? Depending upon one’s religious beliefs, or scientific beliefs, or social media threads, the answer to the question is different. Does “life” begin at concep…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 11:36AM

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Circus Designer and Co-Choreographer Shana Carroll Takes Us Under the Big Top by Broadway.com

Correspondent Perry Sook takes audiences inside WATER FOR ELEPHANTS with circus designer and co-choreographer Shana Carroll. Get tickets to WATER FOR ELEPHANTS: https://www.broadway.com/sh…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:06AM

REVIEW: Water For Elephants, Imperial Theatre Broadway ✭✭✭ by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham reviews new musical Water For Elephants now playing at Broadway's Imperial Theatre. This post REVIEW: Water For Elephants, Imperial Theatre Broadway ✭✭✭ firs…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 05:30AM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards