October 2009

The reviews for Finian’s Rainbow are in …

October 30, 2009 // 2 Comments

Finian’s Rainbow opened on Broadway to universal critical acclaim. The consensus: featuring a brilliant cast and score and a sweet, simple staging – this production embodies everything a Broadway musical should be. Here’s what the critics had to say, in their own words: NEW YORK TIMES Here is where you should head this fall to warm your [...]

A casting, gossip and news round-up for October

October 29, 2009 // 1 Comment

Finian’s Rainbow opens tonight on Broadway The Broadway revival of Finian’s Rainbow opens on Broadway tonight, October 29, 2009. Starring Jim Norton (The Seafarer) as Finian, Kate Baldwin (Wonderful Town) as Sharon, Cheyenne Jackson (Xanadu) as Woody,  and Christopher Fitzgerald (Young Frankenstein) as Og, we’re looking to see how the [...]

More Broadway showtunes and stars are in store for Glee!

October 22, 2009 // 3 Comments

If you follow this blog and somehow haven’t become a Gleek yet, I can’t understand why not. The show, which stars Broadway favorites Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison, has already featured Broadway big-shots Victor Garber (Sweeney Todd, Assassins, Damn Yankees), Kristin Chenoweth (Wicked) and Debra Monk (Curtains, Chicago, Company) and  [...]

The Memphis reviews are in …

October 20, 2009 // 1 Comment

You read what our guest reviewer thought of Memphis, the newest musical to open on Broadway, but what do the critics think? Unlike Bye Bye Birdie, which was universally panned, reviews for Memphis were mixed. Here’s what the big media outlets had to say: NEW YORK TIMES Sex and race and rock ’n’ roll made for a potent, at times inflammatory, [...]

A massive Twitter #followfriday from @broadwaymusical

October 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

Because @broadwaymusical has almost 3,800 followers on Twitter, I’ve found that I really can’t follow everyone’s tweets unless I’m watching the stream 24-7, so I’ve set up some keyword notifications, keep close tabs on my @replies and DMs and watch a group of folks whose tweets are always relevant and worth reading – this [...]
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