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BWW Interview: Ryan Farnsworth Stars in Towering NEWSIES at Utah's TuacahnInterview: Ryan Farnsworth Stars in Towering NEWSIES at Utah's Tuacahn
Posted: Sep. 13, 2017


BWW Interview: Michael Maliakel Hopes 'MONSOON' Takes Broadway by StormInterview: Maliakel Hopes 'MONSOON' Takes Broadway by Storm
Posted: Jun. 19, 2017


BWW Exclusive: David Moscow Shares His Secrets From NEWSIES on Its 25th Anniversary! Read All About It!BWW Exclusive: David Moscow Shares His Secrets From NEWSIES on Its 25th Anniversary!
Posted: Jul. 31, 2017


BWW Interview: Ryan Farnsworth Stars in Towering NEWSIES at Utah's TuacahnBWW Interview: Ryan Farnsworth Stars in Towering NEWSIES at Utah's Tuacahn
September 13, 2017

'Disney's Newsies' has been making headlines all this summer at America's regional theaters, from the MUNY in St. Louis to the Music Theatre of Wichita. Others 'carrying this banner,' Tony-winning musical have included the Wagon Wheel in Indiana, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Red Mountain Theatre Company in Alabama, the Maine State Music Theatre and Orlando REP in Florida.

BWW Exclusive: David Moscow Shares His Secrets From NEWSIES on Its 25th Anniversary! Read All About It!BWW Exclusive: David Moscow Shares His Secrets From NEWSIES on Its 25th Anniversary! Read All About It!
July 31, 2017

When David Moscow made his 'Big'-screen debut in 1988, it was huge. Penny Marshall had plucked this precocious, 11-year-old kid from the Bronx to play the younger version of Tom Hanks' character, Josh Baskin. This comic fantasy-fable about a boy who literally became 'Big' overnight, was a giant box-office hit. Moscow was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actor in a Comedy. And in that same season, another kid won for Best Young Actor in a Drama: Christian Bale for 'Empire of the Sun.'

BWW Interview: Michael Maliakel Hopes 'MONSOON' Takes Broadway by StormBWW Interview: Michael Maliakel Hopes 'MONSOON' Takes Broadway by Storm
June 19, 2017

'Monsoon Wedding,' the new musical based on Mira Nair's acclaimed 2001 movie, has been showered with praise at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, Calif. Karen D'Souza of the San Jose Mercury News writes: 'You are swept up' by its 'swirling typhoon of sound and color.' This Indian musical has curried such favor with its audiences that it's been extended through July 16.

BWW Exclusive: Sondheim Knocks Riedel's Reporting; Says His New Musical Was Never Called BUNUELBWW Exclusive: Sondheim Knocks Riedel's Reporting; Says His New Musical Was Never Called BUNUEL
April 26, 2017

Stephen Sondheim says his new musical with David Ives was never called 'Bunuel,' and he criticized Michael Riedel's 'misreporting' of the title in the New York Post last fall.

SUNDAY in the Dark for Rush: Or How Fans Slept Their Way to See SondheimSUNDAY in the Dark for Rush: Or How Fans Slept Their Way to See Sondheim
April 21, 2017

Here's how I slept with dozens of guys and galson Wednesday, April 19... to get bargain tickets to 'Sundayin the Park With George.'It's called 'rush,' and many Broadway shows offer discounted seats around $40-$50 (a pittance compared to the regular ducats that run $150 and up). They're sold as soon as the box office opens at10 a.m., so the earlybird gets the rush. At many shows, getting in lineby7 a.m.often does the trick.