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James Earl Jones Theater (Broadway)


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by Nicole Rosky - May 5, 2022
Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has just announced that the musical Estella Scrooge (A Christmas Carol with a Twist) is now available for licensing.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
Katie Pritchard's Boogie Wonderland has a massive heart and a huge desire for everyone to have a fun time.
by Lianna Albrizio - May 30, 2022
Mississippi-born Henley spoke to Lucas about how she went about writing her 20-year-old drama 'Exposed,' staged by the Black Box Performing Arts Center in Englewood through June 5.
by Peter Nason - May 27, 2022
Director Mitchell Gonzalez leads his young cast in bringing to life this audience favorite.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
The Minty Organization, the non-profit company which oversees The Minty Awards, under the leadership of Michael Pinto, has announced nominations for the 11th Annual Minty Awards, set for Sunday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. at the historic St. George Theatre (35 Hyatt Street).
by Krista Garver - May 20, 2022
Kirsten Childs’ 2016 musical, now running at Portland Playhouse, offers a new take on American folklore, featuring a new tall tale hero: Bella Patterson, “a woman of mythic proportions and heroic appeal.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced its 2022 summer season, which features the return of some beloved in-person public events put on pause during the virtual and hybrid seasons of 2020 and 2021. 
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022
Strange things can happen when you go home again to a place you never really knew. Audiences will discover that for themselves when Eric Pfeffinger's surprisingly side-splitting “Fourteen Funerals” hits Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre for eight performances only, June 2-12.
by Jerri Shafer - May 19, 2022
In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other the chance to return to life. A funny, moving look at what makes a life well-lived!
by Michael Major - May 18, 2022
Available today, Gala Music x Snoop Stash Box holders and the A0K1VERSE will each receive their own exclusive free song from the heavyweight duo–“Super Freak” ft. October London and “Holy Grail,” respectively. This coming Monday, May 23, the final three tracks from the EP will be available to the public: “Da Da,” “Girls” and “How I Do It.”
by Michael Major - May 17, 2022
The band has worked with Jonathan Schenke (Snail Mail, Parquet Courts, Liars, The Drums) who has been able to focus the frenetic energy of Foyer Red’s songwriting while allowing them to explore the depths of their weirdness. Foyer Red’s playfully chaotic arrangements bridge art-punk, math rock, and sweetly sung indie with a dash of the zoomies.
by Michael Major - May 12, 2022
The upcoming LP marks Ghostkeeper's first record in almost a decade. In case you missed them, check out the recent singles 'The Trees,' 'This Is How I Know You,' and 'Grassy Plains.' Multidimensional Culture is an album which contains no shortage of dimensions, both sonically, and spiritually.
by Tara McGowan-Ross - May 11, 2022
I like musicals, in theory. I genuinely don’t like very many of them in practice. I know that the true and beautiful melding of rock and musical theatre is possible, because I have seen it. When I’m hard on musicals, I am not angry. I am disappointed. I know that musicals can be good.
by Aaron Wallace - Jun 8, 2022
On the cusp of her AFI Lifetime Achievement Award, we talk with Julie Andrews for an update on The Princess Diaries 3, her next installment in her series of memoirs, the potential of her returning to the Broadway stage and the upcoming Minions movie.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022
The Minty Organization celebrated its second decade at the historic St. George Theatre Sunday night, as over 800 students, faculty, families, friends and dignitaries were in attendance at the 11th Annual Minty Awards, Staten Island's revered answer to the Tony Awards for Catholic High School musical theater programs.
by Michael Major - Jun 4, 2022
This May, Broadway fans can rejoice with new cast recordings, concerts, and television shows to binge. From the new Disney+ filmed capture of Trevor: the Musical to Glee making its return to streaming services, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!
by Jared West - Jun 25, 2022
Prior to next week’s arrival of the film-inspired musical MEAN GIRLS to Proctors, I spoke with Lindsay Heather Pearce, who recently took over the role of Janis on tour. Her resume includes some notable television and theater credits, including her participation on The Glee Project/Glee and her Broadway debut as Elphaba in WICKED.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022
ACT OF GOD will screen at Palm Springs International Shortfest this month.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
So Comedy and Broken Robot Productions by arrangement with Corrie McGuire Management are thrilled to announce that award-winning magician and comedian, Pete Firman is bringing his highly anticipated show Pete Firman: Bag of Tricks to the Edinburgh Fringe this year at the Debating Hall, Gilded Balloon Teviot at 20:00.
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022
SOFI TUKKER have shared a lyric video for “Summer in New York' that follows them around the streets of NYC living out the idyllic day they imagined in the song. Their guided video tour of the city brings the lyrics to life including stops at Sophie’s beloved Miss Favela in Brooklyn where Brazilian music and food reign.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
 Hennepin Theatre Trust is celebrating Heart of Hennepin with its second in a series of four centennial-focused exhibits entitled LGBTQIA+ History on Hennepin on display now in Jack Link’s Legend Lounge in The Hennepin event center (900 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis).
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022
Are you ready for the ride of a lifetime? This July Tweed & Company Theatre presents the highly-anticipated, regional premiere of the Canadian off-Broadway cult musical, Ride the Cyclone (book, music and lyrics by Jacob Richmond and Brooke Maxwell) in both Tweed and Bancroft! In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster.
by Michael Major - Jun 14, 2022
Following the announcement last month of their forthcoming new EP Floating Through The Wonderwave and the release of first track “Going Nowhere,” Today Toronto-based synth-pop band Rapport have shared a second standout cut “Video Star” and its accompanying video. Plus, pre-order Rapport's upcoming album now!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022
MPAC presents a wide range of ticketed and free events in July, featuring a great lineup of summer concerts including Lyle Lovett and Chris Isaak, as well as the return of MPAC's free Arts in the Community events.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Michael Quintos - Jun 1, 2022
Funny, outrageous, and surprisingly thought-provoking beneath all its biting sarcasm, Mike Lew's reverberating satire TIGER STYLE!---now on stage at OC's South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa through June 5, 2022---shines a light on the merits of a controversial parenting style and whether it results in happy, well-rounded adults (um, likely not).
by Michael Major - Jul 7, 2022
This season welcomes back four fan-favorite mother-daughter duos and introduces three new pairings. From bathwater to bedrooms to boyfriends, these twosomes have shared everything and with beautiful babies being welcomed into the mix, a new legacy ensues - grand-smothering! 
by Michael Major - Jul 6, 2022
Singer-songwriter Mariel Buckley is releasing a new single “Driving Around” via streaming platforms and as a live, full-band performance via YouTube. Buckley previously announced her forthcoming album Everywhere I Used to Be, out next month via Birthday Cake Records, along with a lead single “Shooting at the Moon.”
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022
Created by Fred Armisen, Ana Fabrega and Julio Torres (HBO comedy special “My Favorite Shapes”), season two of the bilingual, six-episode HBO Original comedy series LOS ESPOOKYS debuts FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.
by Michael Major - Jul 27, 2022
The deluxe reissue will feature remastered audio by Josh Bonati and bonus material, including a never-before shared track, a live recording of the album's title track from the era of the album's release, a remix by James Plotkin, and artwork by ISIS/SUMAC/Hydra Head founder Aaron Turner.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2022
The Warner Theatre will present its 11th Annual International Playwrights Festival held in the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre October 14 & 15, 2022 at 8 pm. 
by Nicholas Adler - Jul 25, 2022
Innovative. Tenacious. Inspiring. Diva. Words to describe the one and only Kathy Dietch. I've always been drawn towards women who fit this description. (Full disclosure; I am married to one!). Women who are very much at home playing the Diva on stage and might not follow a traditional path or be satisfied with what box society places them in.
by Michael Major - Jul 22, 2022
Los Angeles based pop-rock band HUNNY release their new EP ‘Homesick’ via Epitaph Records and produced by Carlos De La Garza (Paramore, The Linda Lindas.) As a follow up to their 2019 debut album, YES. YES. YES. YES, the EP’s 4 tracks span across the indie/pop-punk spectrum with tinges of late 90’s alternative rock.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
Award-winning actress and EMI Nashville recording artist Chrissy Metz will perform Live at City Winery Boston Sunday, August 14.  Emmy and two-time Golden Globe nominee Chrissy Metz is best known as one of the stars in the award-winning NBC series 'This Is Us'. Find out how to get tickets!
by Jared Fessler - Jul 20, 2022
Part comedy, part tragedy-and wholly unexpected-this wildly imaginative story delivers surprises at every turn. The lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. A mechanical fortune-teller invites each to tell their story of a life interrupted-offering the chance to come to terms with their fates. At once quirky and smart, edgy and beautiful, Ride the Cyclone ultimately reveals the resilience of the human spirit in spite of senseless tragedy.
by Gary Naylor - Jul 20, 2022
Jean Paul Gaultier deploys dance, music and video to tell the tale of a life that laughed at convention but had hard work, technical mastery and a generosity of spirit at its heart
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022
SoCal artist Jacob Turnbloom is sharing his second single for Dangerbird Records Microdose Series. “Ray’s Occult” is a brooding, simmering fever dream that finds Turnbloom rejecting modernity. Last month, he shared the sun-soaked, harmony-laced “Balboa Park”, an ode to his hometown of San Diego.
by Jared Fessler - Jul 20, 2022
Part comedy, part tragedy-and wholly unexpected-this wildly imaginative story delivers surprises at every turn. The lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. A mechanical fortune-teller invites each to tell their story of a life interrupted-offering the chance to come to terms with their fates. At once quirky and smart, edgy and beautiful, Ride the Cyclone ultimately reveals the resilience of the human spirit in spite of senseless tragedy.Enter Your Article Text Here!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2022
Eccentric, scandalous, provocative, exuberant, and funny as ever, Jean Paul Gaultier is set to shake up London this summer when his stunning creation, Fashion Freak Show - 50 years of pop culture through the eyes of fashion’s enfant terrible - takes up residence at the Roundhouse. See photos from the production!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2022
The Belmont will bring the Tony Award winning play, The Elephant Man, to the Grumbacher Studio August 5-7 & 11-14. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2022
'Broadway at The Bourbon Room' is a monthly musical cabaret in Hollywood showcasing Broadway's best talent and celebrating the songs, stories, and stars of Broadway. Each month features a different musical theme for Broadway at the Bourbon Room.
by Jesse Griffith - Apr 29, 2022
I was anxious to get back to the theatre after the pandemic hiatus on two levels - lingering fear of the 'Rona versus my life-long love affair with what is for me the greatest artistic performance genre of all: Musical Theatre. And we see here what won. I love musical theatre so much that I earned a degree as a triple threat from an exclusive conservatory, and know from whence I speak. Or type.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022
Beginning with a world-premiere musical in summer 2022, the upcoming season features two new Power Plays, a classic romantic comedy, a timely new drama, a quirky cult musical and a landmark work of the American theater.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022
The Canadian College of Performing Arts Year I and II students bring the hilarious SHREK the Musical to in-person and virtual audiences May 6 to 14, 2022,  at the Dave Dunnet Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2022
Horror, hilarity and astounding vocal tricks hit the seaside this spring as Lachlan Werner, comedy's poof prince of puppets, brings his solo show to Brighton Fringe. Winner of the Culture Connex x Brighton & Hove Pride Bursary, Voices Of Evil is an hour of ventriloquism like you've never seen before. Expect 'The Muppets' meets 'The Exorcist'...
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022
Music Theatre International has released Broadway Junior Revue: Pure Imagination, the perfect introduction to Broadway Junior for young performers!
by Michael Major - Apr 22, 2022
Following the global success of his viral podcast ‘Who Is Daniel Johns?’, former Silverchair frontman, Grammy and Emmy winning composer, and one of the most decorated artists and songwriters of his generation, Daniel Johns releases his second solo album FutureNever. The highly-anticipated new album is out now.
by Carian Lynée Parker - Apr 21, 2022
Terron Brooks is a powerhouse vocalist and best known for his critically acclaimed role as the great Eddie Kendricks in the Emmy Award-winning NBC mini-series The Temptations. He is no stranger to the Broadway stage; performing in The Lion King and Hairspray. He was featured in the World Premieres of Sleepless in Seattle: The Musical and First Wives Club: The Musical. For his role as Daddy Brubeck in Sweet Charity, Terron earned an Ovation Award nomination. We sat down with two-time NAACP Award nominee to talk about his new album, The Soul of Broadway (Deluxe Album).
by Michael Major - Apr 21, 2022
The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards featured a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, a win for Barlow and Bear's 'Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,' Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for their 'Love For Sale' Cole Porter duets album, Olivia Rodrigo, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 13, 2022
Medication Time, the highly-awaited album from longtime British Blues-Americana guitarist/singer/songwriter Todd Sharpville, explores a period of his life 16 years ago where the stress of a child contact battle during a messy breakup resulted in a total breakdown and a two-month stay in a mental hospital in West Wales. The album is being released May 20th on the DixieFrog label and distributed in the US by Redeye Distribution, with European distribution by Proper Music.

Freak Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Freak have their been?
Freak has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1998.

What Tony Awards has Freak been nominated for?
Best Play , .

What other awards has Freak been nominated for?
One Person Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for John Leguizamo and Best Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for John Leguizamo - .

What other awards has Freak won?
One Person Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for John Leguizamo Best Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for John Leguizamo - .

What productions of Freak have their been?
Freak has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1998.

What awards has Freak been nominated for?
One Person Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for John Leguizamo and Best Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for John Leguizamo - .

What awards has Freak won?
One Person Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for John Leguizamo Best Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for John Leguizamo - .

What productions of Freak have there been?
Freak has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1998.