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The Reviews for KING KONG are In…

November 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

The reviews for King Kong are in, and while the great ape puppet dominating the Broadway Theater boards may be the king of his stage, this production doesn’t exactly sound poised for the throne. The critics generally find King Kong himself impressive, calling him “enchanting,” “a technological marvel,” and even “the most ...

The Reviews for PRETTY WOMAN are In…

August 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

The reviews for Pretty Woman are in, and the reviewers are missing the 1990 film more than they’re loving the new musical. With a storyline that’s been scrubbed clean of all the un-pretty bits that made the original material interesting, original music by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance that adds little more than a definite ’80s feel, and ...

The Reviews for GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER are In…

August 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

The reviews for Gettin’ the Band Back Together are in, and the critics aren’t buying producer and co-writer Ken Davenport’s definition of “original.” While the new musical isn’t strictly derived from any particular source material (though it borrows from more movies and musicals than we’ve got space to list here), ...

The Reviews for HEAD OVER HEELS are In…

July 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

What do you get when you bring together the music of the Go-Go’s, 16th century prose, and a star of RuPaul’s Drag Race? Head Over Heels, apparently! The reviews are in, and while the plot of this centuries-bridging jukebox musical mash-up may be exhausting to follow, the laughs – and the affirming message – come easy. Featuring ...

AWARDS SEASON 2018: Tony Award-Winners — UPDATING LIVE

June 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

It’s Tony time!!!! We loved live updating with you all night long starting with red carpet coverage at 5 p.m. and staying into the wee hours of the night when they finally announce Best Musical! Thanks for bookmarking our awards page, refreshing this page and following us on Facebook and Twitter as we posted the winners, updates, snark, love and ...

AWARDS SEASON 2018: Drama Desk Award-Winners

June 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

We’re somehow almost through another awards season, and tonight’s Drama Desk Awards gave a whole lot of love to SpongeBob SquarePants, My Fair Lady and Carousel.  The Theatre World Awards ceremony will take place tomorrow night (view the full list of winners) and a week from today is the biggest night of the year (in our estimation, anyway) ...

AWARDS SEASON 2018: Drama League Award-Winners

May 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Drama League Awards have been awarded and critical favorites The Band’s Visit and My Fair Lady received the coveted Outstanding Production and Revival awards! As previously announced, Idina Menzel was this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre, Casey Nicholaw the recipient of Founders Award for Excellence ...

AWARDS SEASON 2018: Theatre World Award Winners

May 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

The winners for the Theatre World Awards are in, with recognition for performances in the musicals My Fair Lady, Once on This Island, SpongeBob SquarePants and Hello, Dolly!. This year’s Lifetime Achievement will go to the incomparable Victor Garber! The ceremony will take place on June 4. Congrats to all of this year’s recipients. Join ...

AWARDS SEASON 2018: Outer Critics Circle Award Winners

May 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

The winners for the Outer Critics Circle Awards are in, and though the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, swept most of the awards and will walk away from today’s ceremony with 6 awards, the musicals My Fair Lady, SpongeBob SquarePants and Carousel took home nearly all of the rest of the wins. Join the conversation, bookmark our awards ...

AWARDS SEASON 2018: Tony Award Nominees

May 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

The big award-nominations are all in, with Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants at the head of the pack with 12 Tony Award nominations apiece, and Carousel and The Band’s Visit close on their heels with 11 nods. It’s the smallest number of productions in decades eligible for this year’s awards and there are only 8 total musicals vying for ...