Nathan Lane in the Nance Opens on Broadway – Review Roundup


The Nance, the new play  by Douglas Carter Beane, and starring Nathan Lane, opened last night on Broadway. The show is described as, “Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE recreates the naughty, raucous world of burlesque’s heyday and tells the backstage story of Chauncey Miles and his fellow performers. At a time when it […]

A Lovely Night for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella–Review Round-Up


Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, which opened Sunday at the Broadway Theatre, mixes songs from the back catalog of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II along with music they wrote for the original 1957 TV version of this classic tale, which starred Julie Andrews hot off her turn as Eliza Doolittle on Broadway. With […]

Sister Act, featuring Raven Symone, to Close Aug. 26

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Send to Kindle The Broadway production of Sister Act, the Tony Award nominated musical currently starring Raven Symone, will end its run August 26, producers Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment announced June 20. At the time on closing the show will have played 28 preview and 561 regular performances. The musical is based on the […]

‘Ever After’ aims for Broadway

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Producers Scott Landis and Philip Morgaman have announced that Ever After, a new musical based on the 20th Century Fox Film, will open on Broadway in the 2013-2014 season following a pre-Broadway engagement to be announced. The production will be directed and choreographed by three-tim Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. Ever After featured […]

Jennifer Holliday Records Bonus Track for Lysistrata Jones Cast Album


Tony Award winner Jennifer Holiday has recorded a single version of “Hold On”, the inspirational song from the Broadway musical Lysistrata Jones. It will be included as a Bonus Track on the show’s much anticipated cast album. Jennifer Holiday, who won the 1982 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her […]

Lysistrata Jones Cast Album Sets Release Date


Despite its hasty closure after only 34 previews and 30 regular performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre, Lysistrata Jones, had a healthy audience response, particularly in regard to the music. On twitter, we found countless request for a cast album and producers have responded. The cast album of Lysistrata Jones will be released […]

Lysistrata Jones Star, Patti Murin, Cast in TV Pilot


Patti Murin, who originated the role of Lysistrata Jones, will play the lead female character in an untitled CBS pilot, according to The untitled project from Louis CK and Spike Feresten follows a group of “young people trying to achieve their creative dreams in these tough financial time.” Murin is set to […]

Air Ball for Lysistrata Jones: The show sets end to Broadway run


It’s game over for new musical Lysistrata Jones, which stars Patti Murin and Josh Segarra. The show will close Sunday, January 8, after only 34 previews and 30 regular performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre. After two months of dismal ticket sales, the producers have announced and early departure. Lysistrata Jones opened on […]

Lysistrata Jones Review Roundup


After an off Broadway run, 33 preview performances, and 2500 years in the making, Lysistrata Jones finally opens on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre. December 14, 2011 marked the day and reviews were a slam dunk– some of them. It’s a mixed bag, but twitter buzz is off the charts. The new […]

Transport Group to Honor Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn


The award winning theatre company, Transport Group, has announced that its 2011 Gimme A Break! Benefit, to be held on December 5 at the Asia Society Museum, will honor esteemed playwright Douglas Carter Beane and composer/lyricist Lewis Flinn. Beane and Flinn will receive the Transporting American Theatre Award for their outstanding contributions to […]