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2010 Drama Desk Award Nominations

May 3, 2010 // 6 Comments

As award season continues, another round of announcements are out – these for the coveted Drama Desk Awards, which include Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway productions. Without further ado, here are the nominees for the categories that include musicals: Special Award Jerry Herman Outstanding Musical American Idiot Everyday Rapture Memphis [...]

Delays, transfers, replacements, closings and even some happy news!

April 9, 2010 // 5 Comments

That’s right, it’s time for another massive news roundup. There’s a lot to catch up on, so without any further ado, here we go… The Broadway premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies will open at the Neil Simon Theater in the spring of 2011 due to some health complications of ALW’s part. The show, which was to open on [...]

The Reviews for All About Me Are In…

March 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

All About Me, the new musical featuring the talents of Dame Edna and Micheal Feinstein, opened on Broadway last night and the verdict is that the two personalities are simply too dissimilar to pull off a show together. Dame Edna is too large and brash and Feinstein too sweet and traditional; the combination feels forced at best. New York Times Some egos, [...]

Opening soon on Broadway…

March 1, 2010 // 2 Comments

A huge collection of shows are opening on Broadway in March and April. A lot of them have been covered on the blog here, but a quick round-up of what to look for in the coming months seemed in order. All About Me – March 18 This Dame Edna and Michael Feinstein spectacle got a lot of buzz when the two stars originally claimed to be mounting similarly [...]

A Big Broadway News Roundup

January 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Next to Normal Looking to Launch a National Tour [picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=Next+to+Normal&iid=4959751″ src=”f/b/a/b/63rd_Annual_Tony_c2b6.jpg?adImageId=9327539&imageId=4959751″ width=”234″ height=”180″ /] Brian Yorkey, the book writer and lyricist for [...]

Mid-November Broadway Musical News Roundup

November 11, 2009 // 1 Comment

Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark is gearing up again this time with a lead actor and producer It’s official – Reeve Carney, the lead singer of the band Carney, will be playing Peter Parker (ie. Spideman) in the upcoming Broadway mega-spender Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark. Why cast such an unknown in the lead role? Director Julie Taymor said they [...]
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