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BWW Interview: Getting to Know Him- Meet Broadway's New Royalty, THE KING AND I's Jose Llana!BWW Interview: Getting to Know Him- Meet Broadway's New Royalty, THE KING AND I's Jose Llana!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 28, 2015

Earlier this month,Jose Llana stepped into the role of the King of Siam in Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). This marksLlana's second experience in the iconic show, as he made is Broadway debut almost 20 years ago as Lun Thain the 1996 revival. Llanajoins Tony winner Kelli O'Hara for a strictly limited 11-week engagement through Sunday, September 27. Just after he took his first bow on the Vivian Beaumont stage, he checked in with BroadwayWorld to update us on taking on his new role, reuniting with some of his Here Lies Love friends, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 11-17THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 11-17
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 17, 2015

Working up your strategy for how to win the Hamilton? lottery? Fantasizing over the cute puppy you saw at Broadway Barks?Didn't have time check in on all of the latest Broadway news? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' Highlights from this week include a first look at THE WILD PARTY, AMAZING GRACE and Benedict Cumberbatchand so much more! (more...)

Photo Flash: A New King in Town- First Look at Jose Llana in THE KING AND I!Photo Flash: A New King in Town- First Look at Jose Llana in THE KING AND I!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Jose Llana just stepped into the role of the King of Siam in Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld brings youa first look at Llana in actionbelow! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/17/2015 - ON YOUR FEET! Opens in Chicago and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/17/2015 - ON YOUR FEET! Opens in Chicago and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 17, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: ON YOUR FEET! opensin Chicago, Broadway vets lend their talents around the country and more! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET'S 2015 WORKSHOP Offers a Mostly Polished and Always Charming Peek at the Upcoming Generation of DancersBWW Reviews: THE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET'S 2015 WORKSHOP Offers a Mostly Polished and Always Charming Peek at the Upcoming Generation of Dancers
by Sondra Forsyth - Jun 2, 2015

SAB's annual Workshop performances have been a treasured staple on NYC dance lovers' calendars ever since 1965 when the legendary Alexandra Danilova, then a faculty member, initiated the iconic spring ritual. The event is not a graduation ceremony, but rather a tantalizing glimpse of what the future of dance may hold. This year, not only the school's most promising advanced students but also a group of prodigiously talented nine to 14-year-olds took the stage in fully costumed performances of excerpts from the New York City Ballet repertory, danced to live orchestral accompaniment. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Presents 21st Century ChoreographersBWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Presents 21st Century Choreographers
by Rose Marija - May 28, 2015

On May 21, 2015, at the David Koch Theater, New York City Ballet performed three works created by choreographers of today. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet's Bournonville Divertissements and La SylphideBWW Reviews: New York City Ballet's Bournonville Divertissements and La Sylphide
by Barnett Serchuk - May 27, 2015

So how far does an afternoon of Bournonville go? I would love to say a long way, yet in the performance on Sunday, May 24 at the Koch Theater, the dancers of the New York City Ballet proved that, while soaring high octane is definitely in their blood, the softer sounds and characterizations of Bournonville may be beyond their considerable and powerful techniques. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tony Nominee Ruthie Ann Miles Holds Court in THE KING AND IBWW Interview: Tony Nominee Ruthie Ann Miles Holds Court in THE KING AND I
by Naomi Serviss - May 25, 2015

The story of Anna and the King of Siam returns in a majestic, multi-Tony-nominated revival. (more...)

THE KING AND I's Jon Viktor Corpuz Makes 54 Below Solo Debut, 6/15THE KING AND I's Jon Viktor Corpuz Makes 54 Below Solo Debut, 6/15
by Oliver Oliveros - May 24, 2015

Jon Viktor Corpuz, who currently plays the role of Prince Chulalongkorn in Lincoln Center Theater's Broadway revival of THE KING AND I, is set to make his 54 Below solo debut, titled 'Confessions of a Drama King,' on Monday, June 15, at 7 p.m. Doors open shortly after 5 p.m. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Keeps Jerome Robbins Work AliveBWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Keeps Jerome Robbins Work Alive
by Rose Marija - May 20, 2015

Jerome Robbins choreographic masterpiece, Goldberg Variations, to Johan Sebastian Bach's musical masterpiece of the same name, was first on New York City Ballet's program on Wednesday evening, May 13, replete with many stars of the company. Pianist Susan Walters sat far left on stage level, playing beautifully. The curtain opened on Faye Arthurs and Zachary Catazaro, in Baroque costume, dancing the Theme. Catazaro, a soloist with NYCB, showed himself to be an ideal classical danseur noble. He is handsome, debonair, confident, and secure, dancing with subtle nuances to his movement, which enriches the experience for the audience, as well, no doubt, for his own pleasure. Part I Variations featured dancers wearing contemporary leotards and dance skirts. With a distinctly Robbins flair, they became a painting in motion, exuding feeling. Emilie Gerrity, corps de ballet, and Lauren Lovette, soloist, were captivating in their duet. Part II Variations offered several gems. Tiler Peck and Gonzalo Garcia were playful and fun to see. Amar Ramasar, who joined NYCB in 2001 and became principal dancer in 2009, continues to grow as he matures, with fully developed expression and superb partnering. Maria Kowroski's long lines filled the stage. There was a cornucopia of beauty and joy via this coupling of dancers and choreography. Only the second group of corps de ballet in blue seemed to misunderstand the Robbins' spirit, particularly in their runs with knees bent, kicking back. Towards the end of Part II, the dancers changed into Baroque style costumes. Arthurs and Catazaro then returned in contemporary costumes. Finally, there was a group salute to the pianist, unusual and fitting. (more...)

Susan Stroman, Mandy Patinkin & Taylor Mac At Opening Night Of THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTHSusan Stroman, Mandy Patinkin & Taylor Mac At Opening Night Of THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH
by Pat Cerasaro - May 14, 2015

A new look at the creative team of the dynamic performance piece! (more...)

BWW Reviews: SUZANNE FARRELL, a Guest of LIVE from NYPL, Recounts Her Legendary Ballet CareerBWW Reviews: SUZANNE FARRELL, a Guest of LIVE from NYPL, Recounts Her Legendary Ballet Career
by Sondra Forsyth - May 14, 2015

Suzanne Farrell, one of the greatest ballerinas of her generation, proved herself to be a charming and thoroughly engaging raconteur when she appeared on the evening of May 12th 2015 as a guest of LIVE from NYPL. The event at the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in NYC was ably hosted by LIVE founder Paul Holdengraber and co-presented with Jennifer Homans' Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University as well as the Friends of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. (more...)

New Photos Of Mandy Patinkin & Taylor Mac In THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTHNew Photos Of Mandy Patinkin & Taylor Mac In THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH
by Pat Cerasaro - May 13, 2015

A new look at the dynamic performance piece! (more...)

Mandy Patinkin Talks New Role In THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTHMandy Patinkin Talks New Role In THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH
by Pat Cerasaro - May 11, 2015

A look inside rehearsals for the dynamic new performance piece! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/8/2015 - Bette Midler on Tour, Lucille Lortel Awards and More!WAKE UP with BWW 5/8/2015 - Bette Midler on Tour, Lucille Lortel Awards and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 8, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: The Divine Miss M heads out on tour, a new Bob Marley musical debuts in Maryland, and the Lortel Awards are set for thisweekend! (more...)

It's Alive! Mel Brooks to Reimagine YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN for the West EndIt's Alive! Mel Brooks to Reimagine YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN for the West End
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that Mel Brooks is reimagining the musical adaptation of his film YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN for the London stage. The musical will be making its West End debut (no word yet on when) with help from original Broadway helmer and THE PRODUCERS colleague Susan Stroman. (more...)

School of American Ballet to Host Workshop Performance Benefit 2015, 6/2School of American Ballet to Host Workshop Performance Benefit 2015, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30pm in Juilliard's Morse Hall, followed by the performance at 7pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center. A seated dinner at 9pm at the Mandarin Oriental will conclude the evening. For more information, please contact the special events office at SAB at (212) 769-6610. Tickets and tables are available at www.sab.org/workshopbenefit. (more...)

THE KING AND I's Broadway Run Now Open-Ended; National Tour to Launch in 2016!THE KING AND I's Broadway Run Now Open-Ended; National Tour to Launch in 2016!
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Producing Artistic Director, Andre Bishop) has extended the run of its critically acclaimed production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, directed by Bartlett Sher, indefinitely at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). In addition, the Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC will launch a national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater production, which was recently nominated for 9 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, in November 2016 in Providence, RI. The National Tour will play multi-week and single week engagements throughout the 2016-17 touring season and beyond. Casting and additional engagements for the tour will be announced at a future date. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Showcases Three Minimalist Masterpieces in 'Balanchine Black & White I'BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Showcases Three Minimalist Masterpieces in 'Balanchine Black & White I'
by Sondra Forsyth - May 6, 2015

The spring 2015 season of the New York City Ballet at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center boasts not one but two programs featuring George Balanchine's minimalist masterpieces that are affectionately referred to as the "leotard ballets" by dancers and devotees alike. On the evening of May 1st, "Balanchine Black & White 1" proved once again that plotless ballets stripped of elaborate sets and costumes do indeed achieve Mr. B's goal of focusing on the movement and the music. What is so remarkable is that each of the three works on the bill, all of them with the dancers in practice clothes, is uniquely compelling. This feast of Mr. B's earliest neoclassical creations holds the audience in thrall from start to finish without ever becoming repetitious. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Sher's THE KING AND I is South Pacific's Siamese TwinBWW Reviews: Sher's THE KING AND I is South Pacific's Siamese Twin
by Michael Dale - Apr 19, 2015

Kelli O'Hara stars in a Bartlett Sher Rodgers and Hammerstein revival that mimics his previous Rodgers and Hammerstein revival. (more...)

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