Friday, September 25, 2020

Broadway Games: Word Search: The 2019-2020 Season by JK

Who doesn't love a word search? How about one that is all about Broadway? It's the best of both worlds this week, readers! True, it covers this crazy past season, but still... Standard rules…

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Today on Broadway: Thursday, September 24, 2020 by Ashley Steves

The Met Cancels Performances Through Fall 2021, “West Side Story” Gets Delayed A Year “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines…

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Wake Up With BWW 9/24: WEST SIDE STORY Film Delay to 2021, and More!

Today's top stories: Steven Spielberg's West Side Story film is delayed until next year, The Met cancels its 2020-21 season, Betty Buckley releases a music video, and more!

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52 of the Most Iconic Playbill Covers in Broadway History by Playbill Staff

From A Chorus Line to West Side Story, see the Playbills that have made their mark on the Great White Way.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Debbie Allen Reveals On-Set Fame Secrets and How It Led Her to a Tony Nomination for West Side Story by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from Stars in the House and highlights from his live concert with Judy Kuhn.

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Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story Movie Release Delayed by Broadway Direct

The release of the West Side Story film, directed by Steven Spielberg, has been delayed for almost a year. Originally set to be released on Spielberg’s birthday this year, December 18, 20…

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Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Movie Delays Release to 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, fans will have to wait to see Steven Spielberg's new West Side Story film. Originally scheduled to hit theaters on December 18, Variety reports that th…

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Steven Spielberg's WEST SIDE STORY Release Pushed to December 2021

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the release date for Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' remake has been pushed back a year, to December 10, 2021.

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Release of Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Movie Delayed Nearly a Year by Andrew Gans

The musical, starring Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, and more, had been scheduled to arrive in theatres December 18.

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West Side Story Remake Release Delayed by a Full Year

The movie will now hit theaters in December 2021.

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Musical of the Month: Grease: The 2007 Broadway Revival by JK

Over the past weeks, we've taken a look at the long and starry road the Musical of the Month, Grease has taken. The original production made stars, the 1994 revival made stars and celebrate…

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Snapshot: Buddy Rich plays “West Side Story” by Terry Teachout

Buddy Rich and his big band perform a medley from West Side Story arranged by Bill Reddie on TV in 1969:  (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos that appear in…

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Wake Up With BWW 9/23: Check Out Webber's CINDERELLA Marquee, and More!

Today's top stories: check out the marquee for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, Marc Kudisch will lead a play about West Side Story for the New Works Virtual Festival, and more!

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Marc Kudisch, Vincent Rodriguez III, More to Lead Virtual Reading of New Play Exploring the Creation of West Side Story by Ryan McPhee

Something’s Coming will launch the New Works Virtual Festival, benefiting The Actors Fund, October 25.

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Marc Kudisch and More Will Lead SOMETHING'S COMING, New Play on the Making of WEST SIDE STORY, Kicking Off The New Works Virtual Festival

The New Works Virtual Festival, now scheduled to take place from Sunday October 25th to Saturday the 31st, will stream video readings of 20 new scripts featuring the work of a diverse group …

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Stepping back: the film that reclaims the true story of jazz dance by Lyndsey Winship

Khadifa Wong’s fascinating documentary Uprooted traces the origins of an artform and the cultural bias that robbed great practitioners of recognition Jazz dance. It’s Broadway and the W…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Mrs. Doubtfire's Casey Garvin by JK

We have been fans of this month's Standing @ Zero hero since his days in the off-Broadway revival of Bare. Since then, his career has really taken off, with regional theater credits includi…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Broadway Brainteasers: Ariana DeBose Word Search!

Today, we're bringing you a word search based on the career of Tony Award-nominee and star of the upcoming film adaptations of West Side Story and The Prom, Ariana DeBose!

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Miscast Memory: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Raúl Esparza Sing 'A Boy Like That' From West Side Story by Andrew Gans

Miscast20, featuring stars of stage and screen performing songs from roles in which they would never be cast, will be presented virtually September 13.

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Saturday, September 5, 2020

Audition Song Suggestions for West Side Story the Musical – by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Song Suggestions for West Side Story the Musical –  by Character Written by Leryn Turlington September 5, 2020 “Something’s Coming…” and it could be your next big …

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

5 ‘Miscast’ Numbers That Will Play With Your Preconceptions by Laura Collins-Hughes

Jonathan Groff tapping a tribute to Sutton Foster? Lin-Manuel Miranda singing Anita’s part in “West Side Story”? Watch these videos and see what’s possible.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

New York Theatres Hire Women of Color, ‘The Prom’ Film Sets Release Date, Schele Williams on “West Side Story” Revival “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podc…

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Telly Leung Interview: Broadway Actor, GLEE, Bristol Riverside Theatre's Summer Fest 2020 by Adam Rothenberg

I always love interviewing Telly Leung, so I was thrilled he was available for this new interview during Broadway’s shutdown. I have enjoyed seeing Telly on Broadway, TV, and in concert. …

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Which Shows Will Be Eligible for 2020 Tony Awards?

Though final eligibility determinations have not yet been announced, word from industry insiders is that the cutoff will be February 19, 2020- meaning that two shows that opened before the B…

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Audra McDonald, Rachel Brosnahan, More Bring Covenant House’s Stage and Screen Sleep Out Online August 24 by Ryan McPhee

The virtual event, aimed at supporting young people facing homelessness, also features upcoming West Side Story stars Ariana DeBose and Rachel Zegler.

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Friday, August 21, 2020


The Tony Awards, postponed from June because of the Covid-19 pandemic, will be produced virtually on an unspecified date this year. In an email to members of the Broadway League, President C…

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Tony Awards sets February eligibility cutoff date by Caitlin Huston

The eligibility cutoff date for the upcoming Tony Awards is Feb. 19, 2020, Tony Award Productions confirmed Friday. The eligibility date would mean that “West Side Story” and “Girl fro…

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Standing @ Zero: West Side Story's Corey John Snide by JK

Though he began his stage career in a leading role - he was a Billy Elliot in both the West End and Australia - as a Broadway Baby, Corey John Snide's been an amazing utility player. He was …

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Monday, August 17, 2020

Karen Olivo & Sierra Boggess Join Virtual Summer Concert Series by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway concert series, which first began in Provincetown at the Art House in 2011, is debuting as a weekly virtual series entitled the Seth Concer…

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Two-Time Tony-Winning Lighting Designer Howell Binkley Dead at 64 by Lindsey Sullivan

Esteemed lighting designer Howell Binkley, who won Tony Awards for Hamilton and Jersey Boys, died after a battle with lung cancer on August 14, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. His wi…

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