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The Dream Lives On: West End’s ‘Dreamgirls’

By Jim Gladstone With rumors abuzz that the premier West End production of Dreamgirls will transfer to New York for…

Swingin’ the Dream: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in Central Park

By Samuel L. Leiter There’s no better place to see A Midsummer Night’s Dream than on a lovely summer night in Central…

The Best of Times? ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ at San Francisco Playhouse

By Jim Gladstone La Cage Aux Folles has been a strangely tenacious pop cultural presence over the past 40 years. Its…

The 71st Annual Tony Awards: Recap and Winners

Last night’s broadcast of the 71st Annual Tony Awards revealed a few surprises, some unexpected wins, and a couple of…

Theater Buff: Transport Group’s David T. Patterson

Name: David T. Patterson Hometown: Tampa, Florida You’re tackling two William Inge plays: Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba. That must have been an intense audition…

Don’t Miss: ‘Falsettos’ Cast Album Release Event on 1/27

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the cast album of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of William Finn and James Lapine’s Tony Award–winning musical Falsettos with a…

Every month, a fabulous actor/singer/dancer fills out The Broadway Blog Editor Matthew Wexler’s nosey little questionnaire and offers a glimpse of what…

Name: Brandon Leffler Hometown: Mayfield Heights, Ohio If you could go on a “Trip of Love,” where would you go and whom would you…

The 2015-16 season is kicking into high gear, with three unique musicals opening this month that are sure to catch…

“Try to remember the kind of September When life was slow and oh so mellow.” – The Fantasticks New York’s…

Are the critics as enamored with Hamilton since its move from The Public Theater to the Great White Way? Let’s see what…

Tony Award winner Debra Monk turned her 65th birthday into an all-star party with her closest friends on Monday, February…

“What amazes me,” says Leslie Jordan, who will spin bawdy biographical yarns in Fruit Fly at Feinstein’s at the Nikko…

An unusual theme appears on the New York stage this fall as two musicals, each in its own way, tackles…

Name: Matthew Montelongo Hometown: I was born and raised in Independence, MO. Current Show/Role: I’m currently performing numerous roles (they…

Barbra. Bernadette. Diana. Ask someone his or her favorite diva and you will often get a single, one name answer…

The 2013 FringeNYC festival drew to a close on August 25th and upon its completion, my appreciation for indie theater artists reached epic…

Name: Jim Newman Hometown: Center Point, Alabama Current Show/Role: Tom in Murder Ballad The best part of the show I’m in now is: The score…

Guest contributor Jason Mitchell reviews I’m a Stranger Here Myself.  When the curtain speech finished with “All Aboard the S.S. Weimar”…

From The Broadway Blog’s Editor Matthew Wexler: I’ve had a crush on Michael Feinstein for 25 years. While most guys…

What’s it gonna be, Broadway? This season’s Tony Award nominations are all about girl power. Kinky Boots sweeps with 13…

The Broadway Blog Editor Matthew Wexler fills us in: I’m having a flashback. It’s my high school senior play (The…

Can we change the title of Jekyll & Hyde, Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse’s musical thriller, to “Jekyll & Hyde…& Lucy”?…

I suppose it’s easier to win a battle when you feel the world is on your side. Such is the…

The highs and lows of working as a rent boy are currently on display at the Richmond Shepard Theatre on…

Even the most die-hard theatergoer cannot afford to see a show as often as he or she would like. With…

Name: Peter Nelson Hometown: Highland, Utah Current Show/Role: Cinderella/Ensemble, and a super-secret-surprise feature. The best part of the show I’m in now is: The…

Martin Richards, one of the truly legendary Broadway producers, passed away last night. His credits included hits like Sweeney Todd, Grand…

A crowded staircase leads to a dark hallway. Graffiti mars the walls. A sickly plastic film lines entrances as if…

Name: J. Manuel Santos Hometown: Lake Jackson, Texas Current Show/Role: Paul in A Chorus Line at Paper Mill Playhouse The best part of the show…