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Seth Rudetsky Kicks off 'Plays in the House' Today With THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Starrin Photo Seth Rudetsky Kicks off 'Plays in the House' Today With THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Joan Allen, Peter Friedman, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2020

The Actors Fund announced today that SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, will also produce and host Plays in the House as part of its weekly lineup of Stars in the House, a daily online show at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET.

VIDEO: Watch Kelli O'Hara Kick Off STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudets Photo VIDEO: Watch Kelli O'Hara Kick Off STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 16, 2020

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, will produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund's services for those most vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  

BUT, WAIT! WHAT? Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Pop Culture & Theatre Junkies
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 18, 2014

Ok, folks. This is getting dangerous. We are now exactly one week away from Christmas, and you still haven't started finished your shopping yet. And if you celebrate Hanukah, you're in a lot of trouble! So, I decided to help you out with a list of 10 items (in no particular order) that any pop culture fan with a modicum of taste would love to have this year. I've included classic movies, great TV shows, books, CDs, and a lot more; so if you don't find something for the entertainment lover on your list, I don't know what to tell you!

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Playwrights Horizons' FLY BY NIGHT
by Walter McBride - Apr 15, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of FLY BY NIGHT: A NEW MUSICAL, conceived by Kim Rosenstock (Tigers Be Still), written by Will Connolly (performer, Once), Michael Mitnick (Sex Lives of Our Parents, the upcoming film The Giver) and Ms. Rosenstock, and directed by Carolyn Cantor (The Great God Pan and After the Revolution at PH, Pumpgirl, Orange Flower Water). The cast met the press earlier today and you can check out a photo preview from the festivities below!

LYSISTRATA JONES Releases Cast Recording Today, May 15
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

Broadway Records (www.BroadwayRecords.com) has just released the original cast recording of the Broadway musical, LYSISTRATA JONES, featuring music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn and book by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane.

Photo Coverage Exclusive: LYSISTRATA JONES Cast Sings Album Release Concert at Joe's Pub!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 10, 2012

On May 15, Broadway Records released the original cast recording of the Broadway musical, LYSISTRATA JONES, featuring music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn and book by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane. To celebrate the album release, last night, April 9, the company reunited at Joe's Pub for a special concert. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the event below, featuring Jason Tam, Josh Segarra, Libby Servais, Liz Mikel, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, LaQuet Shamell and more!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: LYSISTRATA JONES Cast Reunites at Joe's Pub - Concert Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 10, 2012

On May 15, Broadway Records released the original cast recording of the Broadway musical, LYSISTRATA JONES, featuring music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn and book by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane. To celebrate the album release, last night, April 9, the company reunited at Joe's Pub for a special concert. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a sneak peek of the fun below! Stay tuned for complete concert highlights coming soon!

LYSISTRATA JONES to Release Cast Recording May 15
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 27, 2012

Broadway Records (www.BroadwayRecords.com) will release the original cast recording of the Broadway musical, LYSISTRATA JONES, featuring music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn and book by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane.

LYSISTRATA JONES Cast in the Recording Studio!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 1, 2012

LYSISTRATA JONES may have given its final performance in January, but a cast album is on its way! The show's official Twitter page revealed that the cast is currently in the recording studio.

LYSISTRATA JONES Gets a Makeover: New High School 'Varsity' Version in the Works
by Jessica Lewis - Feb 20, 2012

According to the official LYSISTRATA JONES blog, Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn are currently at work on a high school-friendly edition of the Broadway comedy, which will be made available for licensing soon.

LYSISTRATA JONES Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2012

LYSISTRATA JONES, which caught on with many critics but not with audiences, will give its final performance on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 3:00pm at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th street). Upon closing, the musical will have played 34 previews and 30 performances. Written by Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane (book) and Lewis Flinn (music/lyrics), LYSISTRATA JONES is directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Dan Knechtges.

LYSISTRATA JONES Cast Album in the Works!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 6, 2012

LYSISTRATA JONES may be giving its final performance on Sunday, January 8, 2012, but as revealed last night at Seth's Broadway Chatterbox, an original cast album is on its way! Upon closing, the musical will have played 34 previews and 30 performances. Written by Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane (book) and Lewis Flinn (music/lyrics), LYSISTRATA JONES is directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Dan Knechtges. No official announcement has been made about a release date.

LYSISTRATA JONES to Close on Broadway on Sunday January 8th
by Robert Diamond - Jan 3, 2012

LYSISTRATA JONES, which caught on with many critics but not with audiences, will give its final performance on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 3:00pm at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th street). Upon closing, the musical will have played 34 previews and 30 performances. Written by Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane (book) and Lewis Flinn (music/lyrics), LYSISTRATA JONES is directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Dan Knechtges.

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of LYSISTRATA JONES Shares New Year's Greetings and Resolutions!
by Stage Tube - Jan 2, 2012

Go backstage with the cast and find out what they're resolving to do in 2012 by clicking below!

STAGE TUBE: Backstage at LYSISTRATA JONES with Understudy Jared Zirilli!
by Stage Tube - Dec 29, 2011

In Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES, The Athens University basketball team hasn't won a game in 30 years. But when spunky transfer student Lysistrata Jones (Patti Murrin) dares the squad's fed-up girlfriends to stop ‚Äėgiving it up' to their boyfriends until they win a game, their legendary losing streak could be coming to an end. In this boisterous new musical comedy, Lyssie J. and her girl-power posse give Aristophanes' classic comedy a sexy, modern twist and take student activism to a whole new level. In the videos below, go backstage with understudy Jared Zirilli as he shares his experience in his very own blog! Catch up on episodes 1 and 2 below!

STAGE TUBE: Rosie O'Donnell & Abby Lee Miller Visit LYSISTRATA JONES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 21, 2011

Lysistrata Jones began preview performances Saturday, November 12th at the Walter Kerr Theatre and opened officially last week, December 14, 2011. Written by Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn, Lysistrata Jones is directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Dan Knechtges. In the video below, Dance Moms' Abby Lee and Rosie O'Donnell visit the show. Click below to hear what they had to say!

STAGE TUBE: How Do You Say LYSISTRATA JONES?
by Sally Henry Fuller - Dec 21, 2011

How do you say Broadway's best reviewed new musical of the season? It's LYSISTRATA JONES!

Photo Coverage: LYSISTRATA JONES Opens on Broadway!
by Peter James Zielinski - Dec 18, 2011

Lysistrata Jones began preview performances Saturday, November 12th at the Walter Kerr Theatre and opened officially last night, December 14, 2011. BroadwayWorld was on hand throughout the night and brings you photo coverage of the starry arrivals and curtain call below!

STAGE TUBE: New Promo Released for LYSISTRATA JONES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 16, 2011

Everybody's talking about LYSISTRATA JONES, which opened earlier this week to great reviews. Written by Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn, Lysistrata Jones is directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Dan Knechtges. Check out a brand new promo for the show by clicking below!

BWW TV: Go Inside the Opening Night of LYSISTRATA JONES on Broadway!
by Robert Diamond - Dec 16, 2011

Everybody's talking about LYSISTRATA JONES this week which opened earlier this week to great reviews. Now, Broadway Beat and host Richie Ridge takes you inside the show's opening night with interviews of all the show's stars & more!

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