Come Fly Away

Opening, Closing, Cast Changes and Albums: A Summer News Roundup

August 1, 2010 // 3 Comments

Summers are generally fairly slow on Broadway, with many recovering or reveling in the Tony Award results, hot weather and summer tourists; there’s still plenty going on, but not much in the way of news. There have been a couple exciting announcements, which are well worth sharing (thus this entry). If you want to get more frequent updates, follow us [...]

A Preview of the 2010 Tony Awards

June 13, 2010 // 4 Comments

Tune into our LIVE coverage right now! The Tony Awards are the only awards ceremony to be telecast nationally, which converts to free publicity for the out-of-town audience that makes up the bulk of Broadway ticket sales, and thus becomes a huge predictor of future success for the nominated shows. Tony wins often allow shows to run on for years – with [...]

And Finally…The 2010 Tony Award Nominees

May 4, 2010 // 2 Comments

The nominees for the big one – the Tony Awards – were announced this morning. The only telecast ceremony of the bunch, these are the awards the average person on the street has heard of and oftentimes have a lot to do with whether a show continues its run for years or closes the next week. We will be announcing the winners live on Twitter and [...]

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 [...]

2010 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

April 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, Hunter and Sutton Foster announced the nominees for the 60th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, which honor the best in Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre. Winners will be announced on May 27 here on the blog. Here are this year’s musical theater nominees: Outstanding New Broadway Musical American Idiot Come Fly Away Fela! Memphis Sondheim [...]

2010 Drama League Nominations

April 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

The 2010 Drama League nominees have been announced. Chosen by a group of theater professionals and patrons, these include both On and Off-Broadway New York productions. Winners will be announced on May 21. Without further ado, here are the musical theater nominees: Distinguished Production of a Musical The Addams Family American Idiot Bloody Bloody Andrew [...]

The reviews for Come Fly Away are in…

March 26, 2010 // 1 Comment

The reviews for Come Fly Away are in and they couldn’t be more mixed. Everyone agrees that this is the quintessential jukebox musical, but whether there’s any place for a story-less show is up for debate. Here’s what the major publications had to say: New York Tharp has built shows around Sinatra before, and the singer himself once told [...]

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 [...]

Opening/Closing on Broadway: Shrek, White Christmas, Finian’s Rainbow, Ragtime, Come Fly Away, American Idiot, Altar Boyz, Ragtime

January 5, 2010 // 4 Comments

As previously announced, Shrek closed on Broadway on Sunday after an admirable run of 441 performances at the Broadway Theatre. Also closing Sunday was the holiday favorite White Christmas, which played out its limited engagement at the Marquis. And last week a shocker of an announcement hit Broadway audiences that another of the critically acclaimed [...]

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