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Michael Riedel

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer






Michael Riedel News

Reed Birney, Terence Archie, Nikki M. James & A.J. Shively to be Honored at Urban Sta Photo Reed Birney, Terence Archie, Nikki M. James & A.J. Shively to be Honored at Urban Stages' 38th Annual Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

This year’s honorees have all starred on the Urban Stages stage during their careers and include Tony Award winner Reed Birney will be presented with Urban Stages’ Luminary Award and Terence Archie, Nikki M. James, and AJ Shively will receive a mid-career award.

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by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022

Harvey Fierstein's New Memoir I WAS BETTER LAST NIGHT Available Today Photo Harvey Fierstein's New Memoir I WAS BETTER LAST NIGHT Available Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

I Was Better Last Night, the new memoir by cultural icon, gay rights activist, and four-time Tony Award¬ģ-winning actor and playwright¬†Harvey Fierstein¬†is¬†available today on Alfred A. Knopf.

Student Blog: An Up-Close Look at Broadway Up Close Photo Student Blog: An Up-Close Look at Broadway Up Close
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - Feb 28, 2022

This past month, I had the opportunity to speak with Tim Dolan, the owner of Broadway Up Close, a company of storytellers who share stories to help visitors get a closer look at the world of Broadway. There are three different components that make up Broadway Up Close - Tours, gifts, and workshops. The tours are given both in-person and virtually, going over a range of different topics related to Broadway.

Wake Up With BWW 1/20: NEWSIES JR. Available For Licensing, WEST SIDE STORY Screenpla Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/20: NEWSIES JR. Available For Licensing, WEST SIDE STORY Screenplay, and More!
by - Jan 20, 2022

Today's top stories include a first look at The Avett Brothers musical Swept Away, which opens tonight at Berkeley Rep. Plus, the full screenplay has been released for the West Side Story film, and you can read it now!

Hugh Jackman Talks Scott Rudin, THE MUSIC MAN, and More in New Interview Photo Hugh Jackman Talks Scott Rudin, THE MUSIC MAN, and More in New Interview
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2022

Hugh Jackman recently sat down with Vanity Fair for a new interview about The Music Man. In the interview, he chatted with Michael Riedel about Scott Rudin's departure from the production, Broadway's changing landscape, how the show has survived the pandemic, and more.

Photo Coverage: Bob Anderson Brings ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD to Carnegie Hall Photo Photo Coverage: Bob Anderson Brings ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD to Carnegie Hall
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 12, 2021

There have been lots of Sinatra type tribute shows over the years performed by many talented artists. However, the one that brings you the closest you will ever come to the man and his music was performed by Bob Anderson last night at Carnegie Hall.  

Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates Reopening Night with DJ, Andrew Lloyd Web Photo Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates Reopening Night with DJ, Andrew Lloyd Webber!
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 23, 2021

The Phantom of the Opera is officially back and Broadway is Broadway again! As a part of the celebration, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and producer Cameron Mackintosh took the stage for a special speech, and afterwards Webber took to the streets for a special DJ set in front of The Majestic. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night!

Photos: HAMILTON Returns to Broadway; Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Ham4Ham, Curtain Call, Photo Photos: HAMILTON Returns to Broadway; Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Ham4Ham, Curtain Call, and More!
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 15, 2021

The evening began with a special Ham4Ham performance from Lin-Manuel Miranda and various members of the cast. Then, go inside the theatre as Miranda gives opening remarks, and the cast takes its first bow back on stage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre since March 2020.

Photos: BACK TO BROADWAY Part 1 at The Friars Club Photo Photos: BACK TO BROADWAY Part 1 at The Friars Club
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 6, 2021

The Friars club is back and better than ever. The summer season started out with a sold out series called ¬†‚ÄúBACK TO BROADWAY, Part 1 ‚ÄĚ The event was produced by Friar Jane Shevell. Ms. Shevell ‚Äôs productions at ¬†the Friars Club has earned the reputation of ‚Äúmust see‚ÄĚ.¬†

Michael Riedel Videos

BWW TV: Michael Riedel Discusses the AIDS Crisis, CATS, PHANTOM and More for Broadway VideoBWW TV: Michael Riedel Discusses the AIDS Crisis, CATS, PHANTOM and More for BroadwayWorld Book Club
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2020

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld is presenting its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you've ever wanted to take a deep dive into the rich history of that subject we like most (we're talking Broadway, of course), you've come to the right place!

BWW TV: Michael Riedel Talks DREAMGIRLS, NINE and More for BroadwayWorld Book Club VideoBWW TV: Michael Riedel Talks DREAMGIRLS, NINE and More for BroadwayWorld Book Club
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 20, 2020

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld is presenting its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you've ever wanted to take a deep dive into the rich history of that subject we like most (we're talking Broadway, of course), you've come to the right place!

BWW TV: Michael Riedel Talks A CHORUS LINE, Michael Bennett and More for BroadwayWorl VideoBWW TV: Michael Riedel Talks A CHORUS LINE, Michael Bennett and More for BroadwayWorld Book Club
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 6, 2020

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld is presenting its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you've ever wanted to take a deep dive into the rich history of that subject we like most (we're talking Broadway, of course), you've come to the right place!

VIDEO: Watch Michael Riedel Talk RAZZLE DAZZLE Chapters 4-9 with BWW Book Club! VideoVIDEO: Watch Michael Riedel Talk RAZZLE DAZZLE Chapters 4-9 with BWW Book Club!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 22, 2020

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld has announced its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you've ever wanted to take a deep dive into the rich history of that subject we like most (we're talking Broadway, of course), you've come to the right place!

Video: David Yazbek, Michael Riedel, and More Deliver 2018 TEDxBroadway Talks! VideoVideo: David Yazbek, Michael Riedel, and More Deliver 2018 TEDxBroadway Talks!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2018

Today Broadway fans can binge watch this year's batch of TEDxBroadway talks The one-day event held at New World Stages in February was exclusively dedicated to asking, "What's the Best Broadway Can Be?" showcased a wide variety of experts from an even wider variety of backgrounds, industries and perspectives.

Theater Talk: Flashback with the Late Thomas Meehan VideoTheater Talk: Flashback with the Late Thomas Meehan
by Theater Talk - Aug 23, 2017

In this episode of THEATER TALK, the late Thomas Meehan (1929-2017) and Gary Beach chat about THE PRODUCERS (taped in 2001).

Theater Talk: Flashback with the Great Barbara Cook VideoTheater Talk: Flashback with the Great Barbara Cook
by Theater Talk - Aug 16, 2017

In this episode of THEATER TALK, Barbara Cook (1927-2017) discusses her break-out starring role as Marian, the Librarian, in the original 1957 Broadway production of THE MUSIC MAN (taped April 21, 2000).

Theater Talk: Ken Fallin Explains the Art of the Broadway Caricature! VideoTheater Talk: Ken Fallin Explains the Art of the Broadway Caricature!
by Theater Talk - Jul 31, 2017

This week on Theater Talk, artist/illustrator Ken Fallin. Fallin discusses how he went from being a young aspiring actor to one of the most sought after caricaturists working today with celebrity caricatures appearing in many periodicals including The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker and BroadwayWorld.com. He also shows us a number of his best works, including some wonderful new drawings of the 2017 Broadway season.

Theater Talk: The Critics Chime in on Their Favorite Shows of the Season
by Theater Talk - Jul 10, 2017

This week THEATER TALK presents the Season's-End Critics panel - with Peter Marks of The Washington Post, Terry Teachout of THE WALL Street Journal, Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Times & The New Yorker, and Linda Winer of Newsday - discussing the notable plays of Spring 2017 on Broadway. Then, Tony winner Joel Grey joins co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins to talk about his revealing memoir, 'Master of Ceremonies' (Flatiron Books). The episode also features a surprise Michael Musto Roast featurette.

Theater Talk: Lynn Nottage & Kate Whoriskey Talk SWEAT with Tony-Nominated Cast
by Theater Talk - Jun 19, 2017

This week Theater Talk focuses on on 'Sweat,' Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning/TONY-nominated play about the lives of factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania as their lives are devastated by dehumanizing corporate decisions, following the enactment of NAFTA. Guests include playwright Nottage, the play's director Kate Whoriskey and two members of its company, TONY-nominated actors Johanna Day and Michelle Wilson.