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THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: PETER PAN On TV, Mary Martin To Allison WilliamsTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: PETER PAN On TV, Mary Martin To Allison Williams
by Pat Cerasaro - July 31, 2014

Today, in honor of NBC's hotly anticipated upcoming TV presentation of PETER PAN LIVE! set to star Allison Williams and Christopher Walken, we take a look back at the high flying history of the show. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Elaine Stritch Gets JuicyTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Elaine Stritch Gets Juicy
by Pat Cerasaro - July 24, 2014

Today we are turning back the hands of time in viewing an unearthed piece of theatre history featuring the TV debut of Tony Award-winning legend Elaine Stritch singing and selling up a storm in honor of her passing last week at the age of 89. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Oscar Hammerstein's Heartfelt Vintage TV InterviewTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Oscar Hammerstein's Heartfelt Vintage TV Interview
by Pat Cerasaro - July 17, 2014

Today we are looking at a phenomenal and fascinating interview clip recorded way back in 1958 featuring one of the major shapers of the modern musical, Oscar Hammerstein. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Marks 11,000 MasksTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Marks 11,000 Masks
by Pat Cerasaro - July 10, 2014

Today we salute the longest-running musical in Broadway history in the week of its record-breaking 11,000th performance, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: 1776 - 60s, 70s & 90s StyleTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: 1776 - 60s, 70s & 90s Style
by Pat Cerasaro - July 3, 2014

In honor of this week's major national holiday of Independence Day, today we celebrate the most patriotic musical of them all, 1776. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Eli Wallach & Cast Of LUV Show Game FacesTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Eli Wallach & Cast Of LUV Show Game Faces
by Pat Cerasaro - June 26, 2014

Today, in honor of the passing of legendary stage and screen star Eli Wallach we shine a light on a delightful vintage clip from way back in 1965. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim's Epic DuetTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim's Epic Duet
by Pat Cerasaro - June 19, 2014

This week, in honor of BroadwayWorld's simply spectacular charity concert celebration of the men behind the music to most of the most important and indelible musicals of the last 50 years at Monday night's THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM, we turn our attention to the sole clip of the two modern musical theatre marvels performing side by side. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Turns 50THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Turns 50
by Pat Cerasaro - June 12, 2014

Today, we continue BroadwayWorld's newest feature column with a special tribute to one of the most cherished and beloved musicals ever written, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Wins The Drama Critics' AwardTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Wins The Drama Critics' Award
by Pat Cerasaro - June 5, 2014

Today we are turning back the hands of time to 1947 in honor of awards season to one of the most revered and revived plays of all time, Tennessee Williams's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Elaine Stritch Gets JuicyTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Elaine Stritch Gets Juicy
by Pat Cerasaro - May 29, 2014

Today we are turning back the hands of time to an unearthed piece of theatre history featuring the TV debut of Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Elaine Stritch singing and selling up a storm. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Turn Back O' Man! GODSPELL Rewrites The Good BookTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Turn Back O' Man! GODSPELL Rewrites The Good Book
by Pat Cerasaro - May 22, 2014

This week we are taking a look at one of the most popular and enduring Biblical musicals ever written in honor of its Off-Broadway opening 43 years ago this week, GODSPELL. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Carol Channing & GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDESTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Carol Channing & GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
by Pat Cerasaro - May 15, 2014

Today we continue our new spotlight series on the best clips from the Golden Age of Broadway and beyond with a focus on the legendary Carol Channing and the Jule Styne musical GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Turns 30THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Turns 30
by Pat Cerasaro - May 8, 2014

One of the most innovative and unusual musicals in Broadway history, May 2 marks the 30th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's seminal SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE and we honor it today. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: TV's First Tony AwardsTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: TV's First Tony Awards
by Pat Cerasaro - May 1, 2014

In honor of the 2014 Tony Award nominations this week, we are shining a special spotlight on the first national broadcast of the Tony Awards, which occurred way back on March 26, 1967, with CABARET becoming the big winner of the night (and back on Broadway this season, as a matter of fact). (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Happy 450th Birthday, William Shakespeare!THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Happy 450th Birthday, William Shakespeare!
by Pat Cerasaro - April 24, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to the world's most famous playwright on the 450th anniversary of his birth this week - the incomparable Bard himself, William Shakespeare. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: FIDDLER For Passover, With Bette Midler!THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: FIDDLER For Passover, With Bette Midler!
by Pat Cerasaro - April 17, 2014

Today, we continue BroadwayWorld's newest feature column with a special Passover Week tribute to one of the most cherished and beloved musicals ever written, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Mickey Rooney Sweetens SUGAR BABIES & Jokes With JudyTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Mickey Rooney Sweetens SUGAR BABIES & Jokes With Judy
by Pat Cerasaro - April 10, 2014

Today we continue BroadwayWorld's newest column celebrating the classic clips from yesteryear featuring our favorite classic stage and screen stars with a spotlight on a legendary movie musical leading man and Broadway icon byway of the hit later-in-life revue SUGAR BABIES, Mickey Rooney. (more...)
THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Judy, Barbra & Ethel Schmooze & Sing SpectacularlyTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Judy, Barbra & Ethel Schmooze & Sing Spectacularly
by Pat Cerasaro - April 3, 2014

Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to kick off a brand new weekly column celebrating some classic celluloid moments from theatre history - whether culled from TV, film, vintage footage or even more obscure sources - with a very special focus on the best and brightest stars of yesteryear, thusly titled THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY! (more...)