Broadway

Here She Is Boys: We’ve Got The Perfect Mamma Rose For The New Gypsy Film

After years of being in production Limbo, the motion picture version of Gypsy appears to have a future again, with The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel creator and writer Amy Sherman-Palladino directing and production company New Regency at the financial helm. One of the most iconic musicals in Broadway history, the quality of any production of Gypsy rests upon the star who plays the … Continued


5 Times Theatre Actors Shut Rude Audience Members All the Way Down

A defining aspect of the theatre is the proximity of the audience to the actors telling the story. Unlike most forms of entertainment, the actors and those viewing them are in direct communion with each other, feeding off of mutual energies and savoring moments in real time. Sometimes, audience members take this for granted. Rather … Continued


It Takes A Woman: Five Times Non-Traditional Casting Made Us See The Role In A Whole New Light

Nothing can refresh a canonical work of theatre like an inventive and unexpected casting choice. When directors purposely color outside the lines in the actors they employ, interactions between characters and the overall implication of the piece can infuse it with brand new immediacy while giving actors the thrilling challenge of embodying a character that … Continued


Five Stars Who Did Broadway in the Buff

It isn’t always sex that sells. Sometimes, it’s just skin. These formidable movie actors learned all about that when they took the stage in their birthday suits. Unlike movies and television, Broadway shows don’t receive official ratings and though few directors and playwrights would call for nudity without purpose, the prospect of seeing a star … Continued


These Censored Broadway Lyrics Have Us Cringing And Laughing At The Same Time

Rent Live airs this weekend but the subject matter has people wondering how it will be censored. The show was written and premiered in the 1990s and was a modern-day adaptation of Giacomo Puccini’s opera La bohème, following a group of young artists—including a cinematographer and a songwriter—living in New York City’s Alphabet City in … Continued


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