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Hershey Felder Premieres New Film 'Musical Tales In The Venetian Grotto' With Tovah Feldshuh & Eleanor Reissa

Hershey Felder premieres 'Musical Tales in the Venetian Grotto' at the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival and Temple of the Arts. Featuring stage stars Tovah Feldshuh and Eleanor Reissa, as well as international musicians, historians, and Venetian locals, the personal stories and spirit stirring music are unforgettable.

Photos: THE ADDAMS FAMILY At The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious, and spooky. The Addams Family Musical brings the iconic family to life at the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre, now playing through June 18. See photos from the production!

Carlos Lopez, Stacey Harris & More to Star in THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Arrow Rock Lyceum

They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious, and spooky. The Addams Family brings the iconic family musically to life at the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre, June 9-18.

KINKY BOOTS Comes to the Outdoor Greek Theatre in Bloomfield Hills

Come experience theatre under the stars in the Tony Award winning musical, Kinky Boots, featuring original music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and book by Harvey Firestein. 

Christian Douglas, Kanisha Feliciano, and More Will Lead WEST SIDE STORY at the Muny

The Muny has announced that Christian Douglas, Kanisha Feliciano, Jerusha Cavazos, Yurel Echezarreta, Sean Harrison Jones and Ken Page will star in the epic love story, West Side Story, July 15-21, 2023.

Review: The Angelica Tour Puts You 'In the Room Where It Happens...' with HAMILTON at the Straz Center

From the opening drum sequence to the first note, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s behemoth musical that changed the course of the Modern American Musical as we have come to know it completely draws you in, and the silence of the room waiting with bated breath is almost extinguished by the deafening roar of excitement exuded from the audience.

Review: HAMILTON at Key Bank State

What did our critic think of HAMILTON at Key Bank State?

Review: Regarding HAMILTON at Dr. Phillips Center, Come for the American Adventure, Stay for the Revolutionary Revision to History

Much in the same way most students know about the Salem Witch Trials through the dramatization found in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, it’s safe to assume virtually every student of U.S. history from 2015 onward may better know the intimate details of this Founding Father through Lin-Manuel Miranda’s HAMILTON.

Interview: Neil Haskell of HAMILTON Shares What it's Like Touring Post-Pandemic and Being Part of an Iconic Show

After two unexpected postponements driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, Broadway Across Canada is finally bringing Hamilton to Ottawa. Neil Haskell, a Hamilton veteran who is currently portraying King George III in the touring production, was kind enough to take time out of his schedule to give us some insight into being on tour post-pandemic and what it’s like to be part of such an iconic show.

Review: HAMILTON Brings the Revolution to The Bushnell

June 22nd through July 10th, The Bushnell is The Room Where It Happens. On Tuesday evening, I had the pleasure of seeing the Hamilton National Tour alongside a fully packed house of diehard fans, who bopped along in their seats with delight and delivered a well-deserved standing ovation. I know it’s cliché to say Hamilton is excellent, but it’s excellent.

Baayork Lee, Jon Rua, Josh Rhodes and More Join Pittsburgh CLO's Summer Musicals

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the creative teams for the 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center. This talented and highly sought-after group of creative specialists will bring Broadway's best to life at the Benedum Center all summer long!


The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), has announced that the Breakout Award will be awarded to Jon Rua. The SDCF Awards, which will feature the presentation of the Breakout Award along with the previously announced Gordon Davidson Award and Zelda  Fichandler Award, will be hosted by Anne Kauffman virtually on Monday January 24, 2022 at 8pm ET. 

VIDEO: Jon Rua Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

Today Richard chats with Broadway favorite Jon Rua, who has kept hard at work over the past year and a half creating incredible dance content for the world to enjoy. You can check out his work on his Youtube channel, or watch his RUA POP UP series, his work with Phish at Madison Square Garden, and Coheed & Cambria's music video. 

Colorado Ballet Premieres Original Virtual Performance

Colorado Ballet announces the release of its first original piece in their Where Ballet Meets You digital performance series, HOPE, choreographed by Ballet Master Sandra Brown. Artists and couple Francesca Martoccio and Nicolas Pelletier worked with Sandra Brown via Zoom to learn the two-and-a-half-minute piece before it was performed and captured in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The work is set to the first movement of Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, which Colorado Ballet Orchestra cellist Charles Lee performed live at the park alongside the dancers.

Judges Announced For BroadwayWorld's Next on Stage: Dance Edition- Win $1000 for Charity + LaDuca Shoes & FREE Dance Classes!

Hosted by Ben Cameron, the NEXT ON STAGE: DANCE EDITION judges panel will include: Phil LaDuca, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Tyler Hanes, Sasha Hutchings, and Megan Sikora- plus more special guests judges to be announced soon!

LIVE: ENTRE CAFES Especial HAMILTON con el ensemble del musical

Los cuatro miembros del ensemble comparten con nosotros su experiencia en el musical, y el viaje hasta el escenario del Richard Rodgers Theatre en Broadway.

The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.

BWW Review: Record-shattering HAMILTON Settles Into Multi-Week Run at TPAC With Dazzling Performances and Electrifying Intensity

Lin-Manuel Miranda's epic masterpiece Hamilton - the Broadway behemoth that continues to take the theater world by storm one city at a time, one stage at a time - has settled into its multi-week run at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center.


There's a new Dance Movie, which opened nationwide Friday, October 11th, that's sure to advance the genre in popularity.  In the last few decades “Dirty Dancing,” “Footloose,” “Flashdance,” “Saturday Night Fever,” “Staying Alive” and more recently “La La Land” all caused quite a stir when they hit theatres, and many of them are still quite popular today.   “High Strung Free Dance” and it's predecessor “High Strung' (2016) has everything you could want to see and hear in a film about dance, music and dancers. Written and produced by professional dancer Janine Best Damian “Solid Gold” and numerous film and television appearances, and her talented actor/singer/director/composer/husband Michael Damian (Joseph in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”/Broadway; 18 years appearing on “The Young and the Restless,” among many other credits for directing, as a vocalist and creating soundtracks for films he's also directed). This latest film is one out of 13 films he has written and produced with Janeen, as well as directed; ”Marley and Me: The Puppy Years,' the “Flicka” franchise, and more.

THE MAX FACTOR Documentary Screens In The Historic Max Factor Building

On Sunday, August 11th, Hollywood insider, Donelle Dadigan, and respected actress, Lee Purcell, hosted and invitation only screening of the documentary - THE MAX FACTOR.  The film takes a look behind the scenes into the star studded and astounding life of the inventor, pioneer and Hollywood' legendary King of Make-up.  The screening was followed by Q&A with the hosts and Filmmakers Clara and Julia Kuperberg and was moderated by film historian and critic, Leonard Maltin, who remarked 'The Max Factor Building is a true Hollywood treasure. I'm always happy to spend time there celebrating its history.' 

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