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Review: NUNSENSE Proves a Hard Habit to Break at Saint Vincent Summer Theater Photo Review: NUNSENSE Proves a Hard Habit to Break at Saint Vincent Summer Theater
by Greg Kerestan - Jun 18, 2022

It may be a product of its time, but what a surprisingly weird, subversive show it can be.

Photo: First Look at Ryan Gosling as 'Ken' in BARBIE Photo Photo: First Look at Ryan Gosling as 'Ken' in BARBIE
by Michael Major - Jun 15, 2022

A new image of Ryan Gosling in the highly-anticipated live action Barbie film has been released.  Last month, a first look at Margot Robbie as the title character was also revealed. Barbie is now being filmed in London. The film also stars America Ferreria, Simu Liu, Kate McKinnon, Haru Nef, Michael Cera, Will Ferrell, and more.

TheaterWorks Hartford Shares 2022-2023 Season Lineup Photo TheaterWorks Hartford Shares 2022-2023 Season Lineup
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022

TheaterWorks Hartford, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero, is excited to announce its upcoming 2022–2023 season. Rob said 'This season, we’re focusing on plays that we hope inspire our audiences to come see LIVE theater. Great music, captivating stories, and world-class writing – these stories are uplifting, powerful … and will engage us all in important conversations. We’re particularly excited that they are written by four female playwrights representing the best and most important voices in American theater. These plays tell our stories.'

VIDEO: Japanese Breakfast Performs on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Finale Photo VIDEO: Japanese Breakfast Performs on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Finale
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022

Over the weekend Japanese Breakfast played Saturday Night Live’s Season 47 finale. Michelle Zauner and her band brought “Be Sweet” and “Paprika” from their GRAMMY nominated 2021 album, Jubilee, to the infamous Studio 8H stage. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!

VIDEO: Watch Natasha Lyonne's SNL Monologue Photo VIDEO: Watch Natasha Lyonne's SNL Monologue
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

Natasha Lyonne hosted yesterday's episode of Saturday Night Live, the season 47 Finale. The show marked the last episode for four long-term cast members: Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney, and Kate McKinnon.

The National Collegiate Performing Presents The NCPA 31 for 31  Photo The National Collegiate Performing Presents The NCPA 31 for 31 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022

As part of its Women's History Month celebration of 31 days featuring 31 of the most empoweringly dynamic professional women who got their start in college performing arts, the National Collegiate Performing Arts (NCPA)TM announced Giulia Marolda as one of its select 7 current college students.

Winners of 2022 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater Announced Photo Winners of 2022 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

The winners of the 2022 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater were announced today by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Both musicals received Staged Reading Awards.

BWW Interview: John Cameron Mitchell on How HEDWIG Relates to Joe Exotic in JOE VS. C Photo BWW Interview: John Cameron Mitchell on How HEDWIG Relates to Joe Exotic in JOE VS. CAROLE
by Michael Major - Mar 8, 2022

Tony-winning Hedwig and the Angry Inch writer and star John Cameron Mitchell takes on the character of 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic in Peacock's new limited series, Joe Vs. Carole, alongside Saturday Night Live star Kate McKinnon as Carole Baskin. BroadwayWorld caught up with John Cameron Mitchell to discuss his take on Joe Exotic.

Broadway Streaming Guide: March 2022 - Where to Watch WEST SIDE STORY & More New Rele Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: March 2022 - Where to Watch WEST SIDE STORY & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Mar 5, 2022

What to streamThis March, Broadway fans will be treated with several new albums, concerts, and television shows to binge. From Steven Spielberg's acclaimed film adaption of West Side Story to new episodes of Central Park, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

VIDEO: Peacock Releases New Clips from JOE VS CAROLE Photo VIDEO: Peacock Releases New Clips from JOE VS CAROLE
by Michael Major - Mar 3, 2022

Peacock has released a new look at Tony-winner John Cameron Mitchell as Joe Exotic in Peacock's new series, Joe vs. Carole. Joined by Kate McKinnon as Carole Baskin, the series is based on the Wondery podcast 'Joe Exotic,' hosted and reported by Robert Moor. Watch clips from the new series now!

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VIDEO: Watch Natasha Lyonne's SNL Monologue VideoVIDEO: Watch Natasha Lyonne's SNL Monologue
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

Natasha Lyonne hosted yesterday's episode of Saturday Night Live, the season 47 Finale. The show marked the last episode for four long-term cast members: Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney, and Kate McKinnon.

VIDEO: Watch John Mulaney and the Cast of SNL Perform Musical Parody, 'SUBWAY CHURRO' VideoVIDEO: Watch John Mulaney and the Cast of SNL Perform Musical Parody, 'SUBWAY CHURRO'
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 27, 2022

John Mulaney hosted SNL last night for the fifth time, and, once again, he and the rest of the cast performed a musical parody. The sketch, 'Subway Churro,' begins with a simple request to buy a treat from a subway stand and collapses into Broadway-buff hilarity.

VIDEO: First Look at GIRLS5EVA Season Two & More in Peacock's 2022 Trailer VideoVIDEO: First Look at GIRLS5EVA Season Two & More in Peacock's 2022 Trailer
by Michael Major - Feb 4, 2022

New releases include Girls5Eva season two, Joe VS Carole starring Tony-winning Hedwig star John Cameron Mitchell, and a new series based on the popular Pitch Perfect film franchise.  New content will star Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Emmy Possum, Taye Diggs, Josh Gad, Isla Fisher, Kim Cattrall, and more.

VIDEO: First Look at John Cameron Mitchell as Joe Exotic in New JOE VS CAROLE Series VideoVIDEO: First Look at John Cameron Mitchell as Joe Exotic in New JOE VS CAROLE Series
by Michael Major - Jan 21, 2022

Peacock has released a first look at Tony-winner John Cameron Mitchell as Joe Exotic in Peacock's new series, Joe vs. Carole. Mitchell is joined by Kate McKinnon as Carole Baskin. The series is based on the 'Joe Exotic' podcast which inspired Netflix's Tiger King series. Watch the first look promo and check out new images now!

VIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose in SNL SOUND OF MUSIC Parody VideoVIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose in SNL SOUND OF MUSIC Parody
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 16, 2022

One sketch from last night's SNL show, a parody of The Sound of Music, features a misfit bunch of children that McKinnon, Maria Von Trapp, was unable to successfully charm. Cue Ariana DeBose, who waltzes in as a quirky new nanny with a unique take on the musical's famous 'Do Re Mi'. 

VIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose and Kate McKinnon Sing a WEST SIDE STORY Medley on SNL VideoVIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose and Kate McKinnon Sing a WEST SIDE STORY Medley on SNL
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 16, 2022

Ariana DeBose, who most recently won a Golden Globe for her performance in Spielberg's West Side Story as Anita, made her SNL debut as the hostess last night. Watch as the Broadway star gives her opening monologue to kick off the show and gets musically interrupted by Kate McKinnon.

VIDEO: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Cast Members Reflect on This 'Very Crazy Year' During Seas VideoVIDEO: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Cast Members Reflect on This 'Very Crazy Year' During Season 46 Finale Cold Open
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2021

Last night was the season finale of the 46th season of Saturday Night Live. During the season's final cold open, the SNL cast reflected on writing and performing season 46’s sketches during the coronavirus pandemic.

VIDEO: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Takes on the CDC's New Mask Guidelines VideoVIDEO: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Takes on the CDC's New Mask Guidelines
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2021

Last night's Saturday Night Live Cold Open spoofed the CDC's new COVID-19 guidelines that state that masks are no longer necessary for fully vaccinated people. In the sketch, Dr. Anthony Fauci (Kate McKinnon) presents different scenarios to demonstrate the new guidelines.

LISTEN: Hear the Audio Trailer for HIT JOB, Premiering April 22 on Audible VideoLISTEN: Hear the Audio Trailer for HIT JOB, Premiering April 22 on Audible
by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2021

Hit Job premieres with 12 half-hour episodes on Thursday, April 22 exclusively on Audible. 

VIDEO: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Spoofs Britney Spears, Lil Nas X, and More in Cold Open VideoVIDEO: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Spoofs Britney Spears, Lil Nas X, and More in Cold Open
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2021

As part of yesterday's Cold Open on Saturday Night Live, the show spoofed many big names who have been in the news lately.