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Bio:
Omar Sharif was an Egyptian film and television actor. He began his career in his native country in the 1950s, but is best known for his appearances in both British and American productions. His films include Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Funny Girl (1968). He was nominated ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Omar Sharif was an Egyptian film and television actor. He began his career in his native country in the 1950s, but is best known for his appearances in both British and American productions. His films include Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Funny Girl (1968). He was nominated ... (read complete bio)
BWW Review: Lyric Opera's THE NEW CLASSICS Free Streaming Concert Photo BWW Review: Lyric Opera's THE NEW CLASSICS Free Streaming Concert
by Rachel Weinberg - Jun 9, 2021

If you’re looking for something to help fill that show tunes void, look no further than Lyric Opera’s THE NEW CLASSICS streaming concert.

Alan Cumming, Ariana DeBose, Demi Lovato and More Added to Stone Wall Safe Spaces Con Photo Alan Cumming, Ariana DeBose, Demi Lovato and More Added to Stone Wall Safe Spaces Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

Stars have been announced for the Stonewall Inn Safe Spaces Concert for The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative. The concert event, which will serve as The Stonewall Inn’s official PRIDE kick-off, will benefit The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative’s Safe Spaces Community Partners, which are LGBTQA+ Centers in select areas across the country.

Nancy Pelosi, Alexandra Billings, Margaret Cho, Billy Eichner, and More Join The Ston Photo Nancy Pelosi, Alexandra Billings, Margaret Cho, Billy Eichner, and More Join The Stonewall Inn Safe Spaces Virtual Event
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 24, 2021

Tom D'Angora and Michael D'Angora present The Stonewall Inn Safe Spaces Concert for The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative (SIGBI), the official non-profit of The Stonewall Inn.

Student Blog: My Favorite Musical Theatre Songs Photo Student Blog: My Favorite Musical Theatre Songs
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Apr 12, 2021

Honestly, I was stumped for ideas on what to write this week, so I decided to share things that I enjoy: my personal favorite songs from a bunch of musicals--basically, recommending songs--one per musical. There’s no particular correlation to any of these other than that I like them all. I hope you enjoy!

UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: FUNNY GIRL se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: FUNNY GIRL se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 26, 2021

Un 26 de marzo de 1964, el Winter Garden Theatre de Broadway acogía el estreno de FUNNY GIRL protagonizado por Barbra Streisand bajo la dirección de Garson Kanin.El elenco lo completaban Sydney Chaplin, Kay Medford, Danny Meehan, Jean Stapleton y Lainie Kazan.El espectáculo contaba con la coreografía de Carol Haney, supervisado por Jerome Robbins. 

BWW Blog: The Most Popular Musical Theatre Songs of the Most Popular Musicals (Accord Photo BWW Blog: The Most Popular Musical Theatre Songs of the Most Popular Musicals (According to Spotify)
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Feb 18, 2021

While many may consider musical theatre to be rather niche (and it is compared to a lot of other mainstream entertainment, don’t get me wrong), it might surprise them just how popular many of the more mainstream musicals are.

Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents OUT, DARN SPOT! Photo Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents OUT, DARN SPOT!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2021

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to present the campy comedy Out, Darn Spot!, written by and starring ensemble member Tyler Anthony Smith* and directed, filmed and edited by Stephanie Shaw. The Shakespearean send-up will stream February 12 – March 21, 2021 (Thursdays, Fridays & Saturday at 8 pm; Sundays at 3 pm) via Vimeo.

FUNNY GIRL llega al catálogo de Netflix Photo FUNNY GIRL llega al catálogo de Netflix
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 3, 2021

El clásico de 1968 FUNNY GIRL llegó el pasado 1 de enero a la plataforma Netflix, engrosando así su catálogo de musicales y películas clásicas que podemos disfrutar en streaming.

Jason Stuart Stars in HANK, Dropping Dec. 18 on Revry Photo Jason Stuart Stars in HANK, Dropping Dec. 18 on Revry
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 7, 2020

Jason Stuart has nabbed the title role in Hongyu “Neo” Li’s sophomore film Hank.

ALL ARTS to Premiere WOMEN OF COLOR ON BROADWAY Honoring Melba Moore and LaChanze Photo ALL ARTS to Premiere WOMEN OF COLOR ON BROADWAY Honoring Melba Moore and LaChanze
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 16, 2020

On Wednesday, October 21, ALL ARTS will premiere Women of Color on Broadway as part of its House Seats series. With theater doors remaining closed for months to come, this new House Seats concert special features songs from popular Broadway musicals, including “Hamilton,” “The Wiz,” “The Band’s Visit,” “Once On This Island,” and many more.

VIDEO: More Chicago Performers Go AROUND BROADWAY IN 80 DAYS Photo VIDEO: More Chicago Performers Go AROUND BROADWAY IN 80 DAYS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 20, 2020

Check out Mary Jane Oken who played Donna Sheridan in Deerfield High School's production of Mamma Mia! Singing a?oeOmar Sharifa?? from THE BAND'S VISIT, 2014 and 2016 IHSMTA Nominee, Kaitlin Feely singing a?oeShe Used To Be Minea?? from WAITRESS, and Grace Pagliaro from Oak Lawn Community High School singing a?oeBeyond My Wildest Dreamsa?? from THE LITTLE MERMAID for the Broadway in Chicago Around Broadway in 80 Days.

Alex Newell, Diana DeGarmo, and More Join Morgan Fairchild In New Digital Soap, MELAN Photo Alex Newell, Diana DeGarmo, and More Join Morgan Fairchild In New Digital Soap, MELANGE
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 19, 2020

Alex Newell, Diana DeGarmo, and more will appear in Mélange, a decadent soapy new drama premiering on all LOGO TV digital portal tomorrow.  

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

VIDEO: Tony-Winner Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' From THE BAND'S VISIT at Feins Photo VIDEO: Tony-Winner Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' From THE BAND'S VISIT at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2020

As part of Feinstein's/54 Below's #54BelowatHome series, the venue has released a video of Katrina Lenk singing 'Omar Sharif' from her Tony Award-winning performance in The Band's Visit! 

BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT Brings a Breathtaking 'Something Different' to the Winsp Photo BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT Brings a Breathtaking 'Something Different' to the Winspear Opera House
by Zac Thriffiley - Feb 6, 2020

The current touring production of THE BAND'S VISIT has blown into Dallas, bringing the much-needed refreshing relief of a secluded oasis along with it.

Review Roundup: THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour; What Did The Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour; What Did The Critics Think?
by Alan Henry - Jan 6, 2020

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is now making its way across the country after launching at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Rhode Island!

BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at Proctors Invites Audiences to Get Re-Acquainted With  Photo BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at Proctors Invites Audiences to Get Re-Acquainted With People We've Probably Never Met Before.
by Marc Savitt - Jan 4, 2020

THE BAND'S VISIT is a heartfelt, critically acclaimed (one of only four musicals in Broadway history to win the unofficial a?oeBig Sixa?? Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score, Best Actor in a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, and Best Direction of a Musical) of how the smallest moments can have the largest impact.  The characters have unusual names and speak differently from a?oetypical Americansa?? and those we typically see on our stages, but their story is both charming and delightful. It reminds us that as human beings we are far more alike than we are different.

10 Years of Broadway Superlatives - Celebrating The Standouts of the Decade! Photo 10 Years of Broadway Superlatives - Celebrating The Standouts of the Decade!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 27, 2019

As the decade comes to a close on Broadway, we're doling out some good, old-fashioned superlatives to acknowledge some of the best and brightest theatre people, show elements, and productions that have made this decade one of the best in Broadway history.

Review Roundup: The National Tour of THE BAND'S VISIT Photo Review Roundup: The National Tour of THE BAND'S VISIT
by Review Roundups - Dec 26, 2019

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is now making its way across the country! After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian Police Band is sent to a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways. THE BAND'S VISIT celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing and laughter can connect us all.

A Guide to Barbra Streisand Movie Musicals! Photo A Guide to Barbra Streisand Movie Musicals!
by Abigail Charpentier - Dec 13, 2019

Barbra Streisand's impressive career spans over six decades and has garnered her great acclaim. She's won dozens of awards and is one of the few entertainers to collect an EGOT a?' an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award. Although she started her professional life on stage and with her studio recordings, she skyrocketed to fame in the late 1960s with the start of her film career.

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