Monday, June 17, 2024

Theater

LA Theater: Ben Levi-Ross Makes A Splash in “Dear Evan Hansen” with A List Audience Cheering Him On

Ben Levi Ross literally tore the hearts out of the audience at the recent Ahmanson opening of the hit Tony Award winning musical “Dear...

Broadway: “Funny Girl,” Barbra Streisand’s Famed Musical, Will Be Revived, With Rosie O’Donnell, Without Lady Gaga

It's exciting news for Broadway, but not for Lady Gaga fans. The star of "A Star is Born" will not be playing Fanny Brice on...

Broadway: “Roseanne” Star Laurie Metcalf, John Lithgow Will Play “Hillary and Clinton” in New Play About Her 2008 Presidential Campaign Next Spring

Broadway news: "Roseanne" star Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow will play Hillary and Bill Clinton in a new play by Lucas Hnath, who wrote...

Broadway Review: Janet McTeer Soars in Tony-Certain Performance for Topical, Funny “Bernhardt-Hamlet”

Janet McTeer is a frustrating performer. With "Bernhardt/Hamlet" she's only starred in five Broadway productions since 1997. How is that possible? To date, if...

Off Broadway: Dana Delany, on a Break before CBS’s “The Code,” Puts on Boxing Gloves for “Collective Rage”

You know that you are dealing in the abstract when the five characters in a single play are called Betty, as in the MCC...

“Scandal” Stars on Broadway: Kerry Washington in “American Son,” Now Tony Goldwyn in “Network”

The cancellation last season of "Scandal" has proven to be a boon for Broadway. First Kerry Washington signed to star in "American Son." Now Tony...

Don’t Cry for Him: Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber Gets the Royal Treatment from American Theater Wing

This is most certainly Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s year. He is, among many accolades, a newly minted EGOT, joining a rarified few like Rita...

Broadway: Shonda Rhimes Gives Her Name to Kerry Washington’s “American Son,” Cameron Crowe’s “Almost Famous” Almost a Musical

Broadway is bursting with news this morning. First of all, Cameron Crowe's Oscar nominated 2000 movie "Almost Famous" is being turned into a musical. Crowe...