Friday, September 20, 2019

Speaking out about vocal damage

Actors on vocal injuries they’ve sustained, the stigma surrounding it and how to move forward.

Original Reports

A new player shakes up the world of theatrical licensing

Concord used to play a bit part in theatrical licensing, but in just three years it’s emerged as a giant in the small but...

Heidi Schreck on the past and the future of ‘What the...

The critically-acclaimed Broadway run of “What the Constitution Means to Me” ended Saturday evening. But as its creator and star Heidi Schreck sees it,...

Lyricist Sheldon Harnick on the lasting legacy of ‘Fiddler on the...

When developing “Fiddler on the Roof,” lyricist Sheldon Harnick and composer Jerry Bock worked separately, with Bock sending Harnick recorded melodies, or as he...

News

‘Moulin Rouge!’ announces North American tour, Chicago engagement

The "Moulin Rouge!" musical will launch a North American tour in 2020, which includes a 10-week engagement in Chicago. The tour will begin technical rehearsals...

Tony Awards set ceremony and eligibility dates

The 74th Annual Tony Awards will be held at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2020.  The ceremony will be broadcast on CBS, as...

Speaking out about vocal injuries on Broadway

“It was 11-part harmony for 90 minutes straight — and it tested the limits of every part of my vocal range.”  “In the moment of...

Views

Opinion: The best of the West End on Broadway this season

Never mind a land-based wall that Donald Trump may or may not erect with Mexico, or American trade tariffs being imposed on China; forget,...

Opinion: The indomitable legacy of Hal Prince

The Prince is dead, long live the King. Is that too glib? Perhaps, yet it is no overstatement. Hal Prince is gone, and with...

Opinion: Publicizing goats, puppets and Founding Fathers on Broadway

Some shows pose a greater challenge to a press agent than your run-of-the-mill Broadway musical or boulevard comedy. One might feature copulating puppets with...

Tonys Spotlights

Bob Mackie on bringing Cher’s fashion to the stage

“The Cher Show” recreates Bob Mackie’s decades-long collaboration with Cher in two ways. First, there’s the parade of Cher’s eye-popping looks, designed by Mackie...

‘Ain’t Too Proud’s’ Des McAnuff and Sergio Trujillo on crafting jukebox...

In taking on the story of the Temptations, choreographer Sergio Trujillo knew he wanted the dance moves to feel new, with a hint of...

One-liners from ‘Tootsie’ scribe Robert Horn

“Penguins can rotate their heads 360 degrees. But only once.” So goes one of the many zingers in the musical “Tootsie,” crafted by book writer...

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‘The Devil Wears Prada’ musical will premiere in Chicago

“The Devil Wears Prada” musical will have its world premiere in Chicago. Directed by Anna D. Shapiro, with music by Sir Elton John, lyrics by...

‘American Buffalo’ starring Laurence Fishburn and Sam Rockwell announces Broadway run

A revival of David Mamet’s “American Buffalo” starring Laurence Fishburn and Sam Rockwell will come to Broadway this spring.  Directed by Neil Pepe, who has...

Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of Arthur ‘Artie’ Gaffin

Several theaters will dim their lights Wednesday evening in memory of production stage manager Arthur “Artie” Gaffin, who passed away on Sept. 13.  The American...

‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ announces theater, new preview date

"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" will play the Booth Theatre this spring. Directed by Joe Mantello, the revival will now begin previews on March 3,...

Theater critic Sara Holdren announces departure from New York Magazine

Theater critic Sara Holdren is leaving her post at New York Magazine in early October.  Holdren, who was hired by the publication and its culture...

Rupert Everett to replace Eddie Izzard in ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

Rupert Everett will replace Eddie Izzard in the upcoming Broadway revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Izzard, who was previously announced to star opposite...

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick to star in Broadway revival of ‘Plaza Suite’

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick will star on Broadway this spring in a revival of Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite.”  Directed by John Benjamin Hickey,...

‘Six’ announces Broadway cast

The cast of the Chicago production of “Six” will reprise their roles on Broadway.  On Broadway, the cast will feature Adrianna Hicks as Catherine of...

Deeksha Gaur appointed CEO of Show-Score

Deeksha Gaur, the co-founder of Show-Score, has been promoted to chief executive officer of the theater review site. Under her leadership, the company plans to...

Jayne Houdyshell, Jefferson Mays join Broadway cast of ‘The Music Man’

Jayne Houdyshell and Jefferson Mays will join the cast of the upcoming revival of "The Music Man." Houdyshell will play Mrs. Shinn, with Mays taking...

‘The Lehman Trilogy’ announces Broadway run

“The Lehman Trilogy” is headed to Broadway.  The play, chronicling close to two centuries of history about the Lehman family, will star original cast members...

A new player shakes up the world of theatrical licensing

Concord used to play a bit part in theatrical licensing, but in just three years it’s emerged as a giant in the small but...

Katrina Lenk, Patti LuPone to star in Broadway revival of ‘Company’

Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone will star in a gender-swapped “Company” as it transfers to Broadway this spring.  In the revival of the Stephen Sondheim...

Heidi Schreck on the past and the future of ‘What the Constitution Means to...

The critically-acclaimed Broadway run of “What the Constitution Means to Me” ended Saturday evening. But as its creator and star Heidi Schreck sees it,...

‘Slava’s Snowshow’ to play Broadway holiday engagement

“Slava’s Snowshow,” a holiday show featuring clowns, will play a holiday engagement at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre this season. The show, produced by David Carpenter,...

Broadway News Feed

OKLAHOMA! Adds Performance Benefitting The Actors Fund

The Actors Fund announced that Rodgers Hammerstein's Oklahoma is holding a special ninth performance this Sunday, September 22, 2019, at 700 p.m. to benefit...

Broadway Green Alliance to Host E-Waste Drive in Times Square

Broadway industry members and patrons are encouraged to donate electronic waste at the September 25 event.

SEA WALL / A LIFE Will Be Recorded by Audible

Audible today announced that it will record the Broadway hitSea WallA Life, starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge,...

Broadway Oklahoma! Adds Special Performance Benefiting The Actors Fund

The Tony-winning revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical continues at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

MOULIN ROUGE! Will Hit the Road and Launch National Tour in 2020

Moulin Rouge The Musical announced today that the first North American tour will run technical rehearsals and premiere at the Saenger Theatre in New...

Breaking: 74th Annual Tony Awards Book a Date at Radio City Music Hall for 2020 Ceremony

The Tony Awards announced today that they will return to the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City, for the 74th Annual...

‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ Announces North American Tour; New Orleans, Chicago Top Itinerary

Moulin Rouge! The Musical, one of the biggest Broadway hits in recent seasons, will take its hits on the road next year, with tech...

Sea Wall/A Life to Be Released on Audible

The monologue plays, starring Tom Sturridge and Jake Gyllenhaal, will be recorded and made available on the audio platform.

Sea Wall/A Life, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge, to Be Recorded by Audible

In advance of concluding its limited Broadway run, producers of Sea Wall/A Life have announced that the acclaimed production will be recorded for release...

Broadway’s Tony Awards Make Date With Radio City Music Hall For 2020 Broadcast

Broadway’s big night has been set for Sunday, June 7, 2020, when the 74th Annual Tony Awards return to New York’s iconic Radio City...