Based on the film All About Eve and the original story by Mary Orr.
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by Nicole Rosky - Sep 30, 2019
The earth is still moving at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, but only until October 27, 2019. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the musical, based on life of recording superstar Carole King, will conclude its record-breaking Broadway run in just over a month.
by Juan Michael Porter II - Sep 30, 2019
Experimentation and zany movement were washed out by the paucity of interesting music during the second night of Battery Dance Festival.
by Review Roundups - Sep 30, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Netflix will debut a feature-length concert special from Ben Platt, which was filmed at Platt's final stop on tour, his sold-out show at Radio City Music Hall last night, September 29. Platt's tour features songs from his debut album Sing to Me Instead and his recent single 'Rain.'
by Sarah Dussome - Sep 29, 2019
Based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer-winning novel, The Colour Purple chronicles young Celie's journey from abused teen to confident woman. Poignant and powerful, the Citadel Theatre's adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical is not to be missed.
by Charlie Wilks - Sep 28, 2019
Following on from their phenomenal, Oliver-Award winning spectacle Blak Whyte Gray, which I saw last year, world-renowned dance company Boy Blue present their new show at Barbican Centre. The one-act piece is a massive triumph, again leaving me completely in awe of the company's work.
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Josh Ritter's new 'Tiny Desk' concert featuring special guests Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires debuts today at NPR Music. The intimate, collaborative performance includes renditions of Ritter's 'All Some Kind of Dream' and 'Torch Committee' as well as his previously unreleased song, 'The Gospel of Mary.'
by Marianka Swain - Sep 26, 2019
This new illustrated companion volume to Irene Sankoff and David Hein's Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away, which tells the remarkable true story of a small Newfoundland town that welcomed stranded air passengers on 9/11, is just as beautifully and thoughtfully crafted as the show itself.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Leading theatre publishers Nick Hern Books are to publish three new releases by world-renowned theatre-maker Peter Brook, described by the Independent as 'our greatest living theatre director'.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 25, 2019
Two time Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis brought his A-Game to a new concert packed with fans at Birdland Jazz Club.
by Michael Dale - Sep 24, 2019
There are times, perhaps if you know someone studying theatre at a liberal arts college, when one may be invited to attend a student-written play about how hip it is to be culturally-aware twentysomething intellectuals struggling to make it in the big city. The kind of play where introverted women clash with men who give the appearance of being sensitive in order to get laid. They all drink lots of vodka while quoting books and plays and films that show off the playwright's varied points of reference more than offer any insights into character.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Due to high demand, Olney Theatre Center is thrilled to announce that their production of Cabaret has been extended through October 13.
Belmont Theater District Celebrates October 'Month Of Theater' With Specialty Programming And Discounts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
The Belmont Theater District (BTD), Chicago's largest theater district located in the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods, hosts a celebration of theater for the month of October 2019. The Belmont Theater District acts as an advocate to create, promote and strengthen the diverse artistic offerings of the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods to its residents and visitors.
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 23, 2019
A year ago to the week Scarlett Maltman and Cathy Read, tired of the lack of active conversations on mental health, sat down and launched the Industry Minds podcast to tackle the subject and tear down the barriers that come with it.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Hudson Theatre Works will present the New Jersey Premiere of a?oeThe Body of an American.'
by Jeffrey Kare - Sep 22, 2019
This holiday season, three-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Harry Connick, Jr. will be headlining a one-man show celebrating the work of composer/lyricist Cole Porter for a limited run on Broadway. Recently, he played a premiere engagement at the Durham Performing Arts Center this past weekend. I got to be in attendance for the very first performance on September 21st, and now I give you my review.
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Oct 9, 2019
As the first familiar notes of 'The Candy Man' wafts across the audience in Carol Morsani Hall, I feel a strong sense of nostalgia. I grew up watching Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on television and am curious how a show with so many special effects could translate to the stage.
BWW Review: BONNIE & CLYDE Keep the Deadly Passion Alive at St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild Of Cranbrook
by Katie Laban - Oct 9, 2019
Bonnie & Clyde, the musical about the life of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, is playing until October 13th at St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild of Cranbrook. The show is about the infamous Bonnie and Clyde of the Barrow Gang that robbed banks and committed murders around Depression-era Texas. I'll let the real Bonnie Parker's words kick off my review:
by Brady Schwind - Oct 8, 2019
Take a healthy dose of Edith Piaf's fervor, a pinch of Judy Garland's throbbing vulnerability, a dash of Marlene Dietrich's sleek streetwise sexiness, and top it off with a sprinkle of Bernadette Peters' raspy show-biz pluck, and you just might get Katharine Mehrling.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
The Broadway Artists Connection (BAC) presents the 2019 Cabaret Benefit for the Matsiko World Orphan Choir hosted by Broadway's Bronson Norris Murphy (PHANTOM OF THE OPERA) on Monday, October 28th at 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm).
by Michael Quintos - Oct 7, 2019
At its core, the original production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (and the movie adaptation it spawned) unabashedly celebrated its campy outlandishness. But unlike the original source material which was filled to the brim with sassy sight gags, cartoonish mannerisms, and pulp thrills, this new, gloriously reimagined production---now on stage at the Pasadena Playhouse through October 20, 2019 helmed by director Mike Donahue---feels much more grounded in reality and feels much more guided by the emotions of its characters, rather than have them just play second banana to the monstrous plant of excess vying for all the attention. With this pivoted focus, this incredible new production also now requires a cast of performers that can truly showcase that change---and, wow, did they ever find them in this brilliant ensemble!
by George Weinhouse - Oct 7, 2019
Birgit Nilsson, one of the greatest Turandots of our time, was fond of saying that Wagner made her famous but TURANDOT made her rich. Why was this so? Simply because very few sopranos can toss out the high notes, cut through the thick orchestration and sing over the huge chorus, which are the minimum requirements to approach this role. Those who can are amply rewarded.
by Natalia Jarczynska - Oct 7, 2019
Comedy about love and other difficult things. Making a good comedy is not an easy thing to do. Making a comedy which is funny and valued is what Teatr Komedia did.
by Sean Fallon - Oct 7, 2019
On Sunday, October 6, I had the pleasure of participating in SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE HAUNTED CABARET at the Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre in Bridgeport, CT. I say, a?oeparticipating,a?? because this musical comedy with book by Phill Hill not only involves audience interaction, but goes one step further and lets the audience vote (by applause) to determine what happens, like a a?oechoose your own adventurea?? stage show. Ricky Altamirano directs a spectacular cast of five that includes himself and showcases the strong talents of all five cast members in five well written and wonderfully performed roles.
by Brady Schwind - Oct 6, 2019
by Caroline Cronin - Oct 4, 2019
Sheer brilliance. Any lesser description wouldn't do justice to the new production of Noises Off that has come barreling into the West End on a wave of relentless belly laughs.
by Angie Stanton - Oct 4, 2019
You know the iconic song, you recognize the ridiculously charismatic characters, and when you watched the cartoon with your kids, you likely never expected it come to life as a smash-hit Broadway musical. Neither did Lorenzo Pugliese, who adored the show as a child, and now plays the title character in this family friendly, wild romp through Bikini Bottom.
by Andrea Stephenson - Oct 3, 2019
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, was first performed in New York by the Circle Repertory Company. In the right hands it can be a beautifully absurd play with a mixture of humor and heart-wrenching revelations. Featuring just two actors, it relies heavily on intelligent directing and talented acting-it can easily become melodramatic and ridiculous or inane and boring. Thankfully, the production of Brilliant Traces at DreamWrights Center for Community Arts, directed by Andrea Unger and featuring Kirk Wisler and Catie Dinneen as Henry Harry and Rosannah Deluce, is both well-directed and well-acted.
by Annette Stolt - Oct 2, 2019
Admissions by Joshua Elias Harmon is probably the best play I've ever seen at Playhouse Theater in Stockholm. It raises serious and difficult questions about ethics, family, racism and it is viewed from various angels and shows that a lot of things are not as black and white as we might want them to be. The dialogue is well-written and fun so in the middle of the serious it invites to a lot of laughter. All actors are absolutely brilliant in their roles.
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019
Emerging to thunderous applause at Radio City Music Hall on the evening of October 15, 2019, the legendary music icon GLORIA GAYNOR joined fellow Grammy winner KACEY MUSGRAVES onstage to a surprise and unannounced duet of her signature hit 'I Will Survive.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Luna Stage's World Premiere production of Mrs. Stern Wanders the Prussian State Library opens this Saturday, October 19, at 8pm. Founder and Academic Director of the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities Roger Berkowitz, playwright Jenny Lyn Bader, director Ari Laura Kreith, and assistant director Chris Kuiken will join the audience for post-show conversations during the first two weekends of Mrs. Stern Wanders the Prussian State Library at Luna Stage. A discussion about the graphic novel The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth by Ken Krimstein will also precede one performance.
by Review Roundups - Oct 16, 2019
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical opens officially tonight, October 16, at the Longacre Theatre (220 W. 48th Street).
BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Launches Stunning National Tour at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 16, 2019
Visually stunning. Inventively staged. Compellingly acted. Beautifully told. Utterly delightful. Heartrendingly poignant. What more can be said about Once On This Island, the Lynn Ahrens-Stephen Flaherty musical which launched its national tour in Nashville last night with a remarkable opening performance before a capacity crowd in Andrew Jackson Hall? The critical raves, audience adulation and awards for the recent Broadway revival of the Caribbean-influenced musical were enough to attract ticket-buyers, to be certain, but the sheer artistry of the production and its amazingly talented cast will be more than enough to propel the company forward on their cross-country tour where, we suspect, the accolades will continue to be bestowed upon the heartfelt and authentic story.
by Gil Kaan - Oct 15, 2019
Justin Sayre's camp-horror-soap-opera, twelve-episode serial RAVENSWOOD MANOR will take the Celebration Theatre stage beginning October 17, 2019 for a six-week run. Novelist/playwright/TV scripter/performer/host Justin took some time to answer a few of my questioning queries on his various functions as novelist/playwright/TV scripter/performer/host.
by Alric Davis - Oct 15, 2019
Theatre Under The Stars' Spring Awakening does more than entertain its audiences. It enlivens the fifty first season of the massive theatre known for their proclivity for golden age musicals and traditional fare and re-introduces to Houston audiences a production that highlights still-relevant subjects such as child abuse, teen suicide, sex education, gender politics, abortion and more.
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
There's nobody quite like Roger Kellaway. In a career that has stretched over the last 60 years, while performing with many of the legendary jazz musicians of his time he has also written memorable film and television scores, composed classical works for major symphony orchestras, inspired what came to be known as “new age” music, and provided essential accompaniment and musical direction for iconic figures of American popular music like Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Bobby Darin, Tony Bennett, Van Morrison and Joni Mitchell. Although Kellaway's soundtrack for the Streisand film “A Star is Born” received an Oscar nomination, and his compositions have been performed at Carnegie Hall and elsewhere by the likes of the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and National Symphony orchestras, he still may be most widely recognized for the closing theme (“Remembering You”) of the 1970s mega-hit TV series, All in The Family.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Loves Cast Albums! on Saturday, November 16th at 9:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street).
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 14, 2019
The Legendary Chita Rivera keeps on moving in her extraordinary nightclub act at 54 Below.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
The WYO presents the thrilling and majestic National Dance Company of Siberia Tuesday November 5 at 7:30pm. Performing traditional Siberian dances with dash and vigor and adorned in classic and colorful Siberian dress this is one spectacle you won't want to miss.
by Karis Rogerson - Oct 14, 2019
At the very back of a dimly lit dinner club with live music, is a little brick room. It's in this intimate space that Julie Reyburn alternately amazed the audience with her singing prowess and entertained them, thanks to her sharp wit and incisive social commentary.
by Sean Fallon - Oct 12, 2019
Opening night of Roald Dahl's MATILDA, as presented by Fairfield Center Stage, at Fairfield Ludlowe High School Auditorium yielded a large audience with profound applause. With book by Dennis Kelly and music & lyrics by Tim Minchin, numerous differences from the Roald Dahl book or movie adaptation can be found in the stage production. Perhaps the most spectacular of these is seeing an object on stage appear to move by itself, and writing on a board seeming to magically appear, concepts that can be written about or adapted to screen, but in those formats can never quite mesmerize people to the degree that these meticulously performed stage effects dazzled the live audience in this production.
Cabaret Stars Billy Anderson And John C. Hume Join Line-up For Club Cumming's New Monday Night Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
CLUB CUMMING, Alan Cumming's East Village cabaret venue, presents a?oeCertified PUNK Accountanta?? Billy Anderson and a?oeDarling of Downtown Cabareta?? John C. Hume in The Wonder Bar Boys: EXposed! on Monday, November 4th at 7:30pm as part of the Club's new Monday Night Cabaret Series. After years of performing their own solo acts and selling out shows at famed venues Feinstein's/54 Below, Don't Tell Mama, and The Duplex, among others, these two cabaret veterans (and real-life EX-boyfriends) unite for the first time in a one-night-only Kiki for the Gawds to reclaim the grunge and glamour of the East Village, and celebrate the (in)famous location's own journey from the grit of the Wonder Bar and Eastern Bloc to the avant-garde realness of Club Cumming.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Oct 10, 2019
With an Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-nominated score by the Queen of Country herself, Dolly Parton, and a book by the iconic movie's original screenwriter Patricia Resnick, this hilarious new production is about teaming up, standing up and taking care of business!
by Review Roundups - Oct 10, 2019
Reviews are in for the second year of the national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Carolee Carmello in the iconic title role.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Power and romance from acclaimed young Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu in Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto.
by Shari Barrett - Oct 10, 2019
For those too young to remember, from 1957 to 1962 The Everly Brothers sold more than 35 million records and had 35 Billboard top-100 singles, 26 in the top 40, and to this day, carry the record for most Billboard charting hits of any American Duo. Their success at that time was only rivaled by Elvis. The Zmeds are absolutely thrilled to be able to contribute to a cause that supports the recognition and preservation of the intimate origins of America's greatest Rock 'n Roll sibling duo, stating, 'We are not impersonators. Our aim is to honor the aesthetics of the Everly Brothers' iconic sound and their unique place in music history, all while having a little fun telling our own personal story.' And that they certainly did with great style, talent, and humor.
by Lianna Albrizio - Oct 1, 2019
Valerie Simpson, who co-wrote hit songs for Whitney Houston and Ray Charles, performed a packed house with guitarist Felicia Collins at the Hackensack Performing Arts's PAC the House series on September 28.
by Brady Schwind - Oct 1, 2019
In her charming new solo-show that debuted last night at Feinstein's / 54 Below, the delightful musical theatre performer (and comedienne) proves that if life upon the Wicked stage can never really prepare you for the unexpected joys (and terrors) of pending motherhood, it can provide a joyous place of support and inspiration.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Portland's melting pot is about to get spicy as Blue Flourish Productions proudly presents the World Premiere of GUMBO... a steel magnolia in the Rose City, a solo show written and performed by Louisiana native Shelley Tate.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
A phone-using theatregoer at tonight's performance of The Wrong Man at MCC Theater got an abrupt lesson in theatre etiquette courtesy of the musical's star, Joshua Henry.