Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Odds & Ends: Jeremy Pope, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Burnap & More Make Forbes' 30 Under 30 by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Broadway Stars on Forbes' 30 Under 30 List Forbes magazine just released its annual list of 30 stars under the age of 30 wh…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Call Answered: John Yap: Jay Records, Producer, Anyone Can Whistle by Adam Rothenberg

John Yap is the founder of Jay Records. He has dedicated his life to preserving musicals for generations to come. Some of his masterworks include My Fair Lady, West Side Story, The King And …

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Monday, November 23, 2020

Rachel Zegler Calls WEST SIDE STORY 'A Beautiful Display of Latin Joy'

In an interview with Vogue, 'West Side Story' star Rachel Zegler opened up about the mechanics of Steven Spielberg's remake - pushed from a December 2020 release date to December 2021 due to…

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Watch West Side Story Star Shereen Pimentel Join Built for the Stage for Motivation Monday November 23 by Playbill Staff

Coach Joe Rosko hosts the weekly interview and fitness series.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

West Side Story Leading Man Isaac Powell Joins Dear Evan Hansen Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

Something's coming, something good! Isaac Powell, who was wowing audiences as Tony in Ivo van Hove's innovative West Side Story revival ahead of the Broadway shutdown, will make his feature …

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West Side Story‘s Isaac Powell to Join Dear Evan Hansen Film by Broadway Direct

Isaac Powell, the star of West Side Story on Broadway directed by Ivo van Hove, has been cast in the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen film from Universal. This film will mark Powell’s feature …

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Broadway Favorite Isaac Powell Joins Dear Evan Hansen Film by Dan Meyer

The casting marks the West Side Story star's feature film debut.

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‘West Side Story’s Isaac Powell Joins Universal’s ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Movie by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Isaac Powell, the star of Ivo van Howe’s 2020 Broadway revival of West Side Story, has joined the cast of Universal’s Dear Evan Hansen. The project will mark Powell’s featur…

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Call Redialed: NEW Jonathan van Dyke Interview: Director, Closer Than Ever MNM Theatre Company, Broadway Shutdown + The Future of Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great to catch up with Director Jonathan van Dyke whom I last interviewed in 2012. Now Jonathan has just directed a production of Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire's award winning…

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Monday, November 2, 2020

A Golden Team, a Terrible Title and a Show That Vanished by Jesse Green

Would you like to see a new musical from the people who brought you “West Side Story”? For better or worse, you probably never will.

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West Side Story's Shereen Pimentel on Her Pandemic Pup and 2020 Transformations by Broadway.com

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

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Saturday, October 31, 2020
Thursday, October 29, 2020

VIDEO: Josh Lamon, Gabi Campo, Rena Strober and More Come Together for Broadway PSA 'Make a Plan to Vote'

Broadway performers have come together virtually to help get out the message to VOTE. The video features cast members from such shows as Hamilton, The Phantom of the Opera, The Prom and West…

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Doreen Montalvo of In the Heights, Mrs. Doubtfire & More, Dies at 56 by Lindsey Sullivan

Doreen Montalvo, who was last seen on Broadway in Mrs. Doubtfire, has passed away at the age of 56. According to The Hollywood Reporter, her manager Steve Maihack confirmed that she passed a…

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Here’s what I think the Screen Actors Guild and Actors Equity should do.

When Bernardo and Riff see each other at the “Dance at the Gym” in West Side Story, it’s obvious that at some point soon . . . there’s going to be a rumble.   This past summer, when…

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

2020 Tony Nominations by Sandi Durell

As always, there are surprises, snubs and shows that didn’t make it because of Tony cutoff date (Feb.20) . . . like Girl From the North Country and West Side Story. Tony Award winner Jame…

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Spielberg’s WEST SIDE STORY release pushed to 2021 by Gabi Bergman

The release of the highly anticipated West Side Story film has been delayed almost a year. The film was set

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Ana Villafañe, Colton Ryan, Jeff Calhoun and More Appear on Theatre Podcast DRAMA.

Ana Villafañe (On Your Feet!, New Amsterdam), Colton Ryan (Dear Evan Hansen, Girl From The North Country), Tony® nominee Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, Grease), and Shereen Pim…

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

VIDEO: On This Day, September 26- WEST SIDE STORY Opens on Broadway

It all began tonight! On this day in 1957, West Side Story celebrates its opening night at the Winter Garden Theater!

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Celebrate More Than 60 Years of West Side Story on Broadway With These Rare Photos by Marc J. Franklin

The Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, and Arthur Laurents musical, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, opened at the Winter Garden Theatre September 26, 1957.

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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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