Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Wiz by Elyse Trevers

Adaptations are common in theater and often popular shows are revised and modified to reach different audiences. Shakespeare is a favorite source of material.“Hamlet” inspired “Fat Ham…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 08:36AM
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Kit Connor and Rachel Zegler to Lead New Broadway Production of Romeo + Juliet by Hayley Levitt

Emmy Award winner Kit Connor and Golden Globe Award winner Rachel Zegler will come to Broadway this fall in Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet, directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold with music …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:36AM

Kit Connor & Rachel Zegler Headed To Broadway In Sam Gold-Directed ‘Romeo + Juliet’ by Greg Evans

Heartstopper‘s Kit Connor and West Side Story‘s Rachel Zegler will star in the new Broadway production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet this fall, directed by Tony Award winner …

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:24AM

Rachel Zegler & Kit Connor Will Star in Sam Gold-Directed ROMEO + JULIET on Broadway

Following yesterday's social media tease, BroadwayWorld can confirm Rachel Zegler (Steven Spielberg's West Side Story) and Kit Connor (Netflix's Heartstopper) will star as Juliet and Romeo …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:06AM

Rachel Zegler, Kit Connor to Make Broadway Debuts in ‘Romeo+Juliet’ With Music by Jack Antonoff by Rebecca Rubin

“West Side Story” star Rachel Zegler and “Heartstopper” breakout Kit Connor will make their Broadway debuts in “Romeo+ Juliet,” a modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:59AM
Monday, April 15, 2024

Rachel Zegler & Kit Connor Tease ROMEO & JULIET Casting

Rachel Zegler (Steven Spielberg's West Side Story) and Kit Connor (Netflix's Heartstopper) have teased on Instagram that the duo will star as Juliet and Romeo respectively in an upcoming pro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:24PM
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Isaac Powell, Charlotte MacInnes and Ben Levi Ross Will Lead Gatsby at the A.R.T. by Darryn King

The world-premiere musical Gatsby, the new adaptation of the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald with music by Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine, has its cast. The show will begin performanc…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM
Friday, April 5, 2024

Broadway Melody by New York Theater

There is an arresting tidbit about Leonard Bernstein and “West Side Story” near the beginning of “Broadway Melody” (Benzinger and Frank, 492 pages), written by Jack Viertel, whose il…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:56PM
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Cher To Take West End by Storm with Revolutionary Solo ‘West Side Story’ Performance by Belaid S

In a groundbreaking move that’s sending shockwaves through the theatre world, the legendary Cher is set to illuminate the West

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 07:55AM
Monday, April 1, 2024

The Who of Broadway. Theater’s April Showers. Stageworthy News of the Week. by New York Theater

Ariana DeBose will once again be the face of Broadway, when she returns for the third time as host of the Tony Awards. The Oscar-winning actress of “West Side Story” and six-time Broadwa…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 08:42AM

West Side Story. Opera Australia. Fleet Steps, Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney, March 22, 2024. by Deborah

Speaking in 1985 at a symposium about the creation of West Side Story, Jerome Robbins said he had wanted to see how far he, Leonard Bernstein and Arthur Laurents could go in bringing their …

SOURCE: deborahjones.me at 12:41AM
Thursday, March 28, 2024

André De Shields and More Stars of Broadway and Ballroom to Lead Cats: The Jellicle Ball by Darryn King

Broadway veteran and Tony Award winner André De Shields will play the role of Old Deuteronomy in Cats: The Jellicle Ball, the drag and ball culture-inspired take on the Andrew Lloyd Webber …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:00PM
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Videos: Watch Ariana DeBose's Best Award Show Moments Ahead of the Tonys

Ariana DeBose is back as the host of the Tonys for the third year in a row! Watch a video roundup of DeBose's best award show moments, including her West Side Story Oscar win, her Tony Award…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:02PM

Ariana DeBose Will Host the Tony Awards for the Third Time by Darryn King

Academy Award winner and Tony nominee Ariana DeBose will host the 77th Annual Tony Awards, celebrating the 2023-24 Broadway season. She will also serve as producer and choreograph the show's…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:00PM

Ariana DeBose Returns to Host 2024 Tony Awards by Caitlin Huston

Ariana DeBose will return as the host of the 77th Annual Tony Awards in June.  This marks the third time The West Side Story star has hosted the awards show, which will take place on June 1…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 12:00PM
Sunday, March 24, 2024

West Side Story on Sydney Harbour

The post West Side Story on Sydney Harbour appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 11:10PM
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Shereen Pimentel and Brenton Ryan To Lead WEST SIDE STORY At Houston Grand Opera; Full Season Announced

Houston Grand Opera has announced its 2024-25 season, which includes a concert presentation of the Broadway masterpiece, West Side Story, led by Broadway's Shereen Pimentel and tenor Bren…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:24PM

Shereen Pimentel to Star in West Side Story at Houston Grand Opera by Natan Zamansky

The company's 2024-25 season will also include Missy Mazzoli's Breaking The Waves, Rossini's La Cenerentola, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Review: "Illinoise" Off Broadway at Park Avenue Armory by Frank Rizzo

The show: “Ilinoise” through March 26 at the Park Avenue Armory. The show will have a limited Broadway run at the St. James Theatre, beginning performances on its official opening date …

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 04:59PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Illinoise, Justin Peck's Dance-Musical Imagining of Sufjan Stevens' Concept Album, Will Transfer to Broadway by Darryn King

Illinoise, the theatrical reimagining of the Grammy- and Oscar-nominated concept album Illinois by Sufjan Stevens, will have a limited Broadway run at the St. James Theatre, beginning perfo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:02AM

Unique opportunity to join the cast of West Side Story in first musical walk-on role

The post Unique opportunity to join the cast of West Side Story in first musical walk-on role appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 03:59AM
Saturday, March 16, 2024

Broadway Ephemera: Brando singing; Bernhardt thanked; Irving Berlin and Tallulah Bankhead, Herman and Merman by New York Theater

Marlon Brando singing “Luck Be A Lady” in rehearsal with “Guys and Dolls” composer Frank Loesser. Fifteen pairs of Liza Minnelli’s false eyelashes. A first edition of “West Side …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:37AM
Friday, March 15, 2024

New York Public Library Displays Theatre Photography of Friedman-Abeles Studio Starting March 15 by Andrew Gans

The exhibit features images from Purlie, Camelot, West Side Story, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Sunday, March 10, 2024

Photo: Rita Moreno Honors Chita Rivera on The Oscars Red Carpet

Rita Moreno is paying tribute to the late Chita Rivera on the Oscars red carpet. The Oscar winner honored her West Side Story counterpoint on the Academy Awards red carpet with black hair. R…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:24PM
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Cast from across Australia begin rehearsals for West Side Story on Sydney Harbour

The post Cast from across Australia begin rehearsals for West Side Story on Sydney Harbour appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 10:17PM
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

New York Public Library to Display Theatre Photography of Friedman-Abeles Studio by Andrew Gans

The exhibit will feature images from Purlie, Camelot, West Side Story, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

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Natalie Cortez, currently starring as Anita in West Side Story at the Palace Theatre, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random ...

SOURCE: Google at 09:36AM
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Broadway Babe by Barry Gordin

Four Notable Nostalgic picks from Broadway Babe include Chita Rivera & Dick Van Dyke, together in 2006. February 21, 2024:  Broadway Babe, Randie Levine-Miller, has four notable nos…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:22PM
Sunday, February 18, 2024

Elaine Paige Honors the Memory of Radio DJ Steve Wright on Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige spotlights show tunes from Come From Awa…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:32AM
Saturday, February 17, 2024

Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of 3-Time Tony Honoree Chita Rivera February 17 by Logan Culwell-Block

The West Side Story, Chicago, and Bye Bye Birdie star died January 30 at the age of 91.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, February 9, 2024

Broadway Games: The Many Roles of Chita Rivera by JK

Beloved Broadway legend, the late, great Chita Rivera had a Broadway career that spanned some 60 years, from her debut as a dancer in the original production of Guys and Dolls to her final …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM

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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