“Standing ovations are very much in order.” Bernadette Peters has officially opened in the title role of HELLO, DOLLY! on Broadway, and the critics are raving! We’ve got photos and quotes from all the reviews. Read More
The Central Academy of Drama in Beijing recently presented a Mandarin production of the Gershwins’ CRAZY FOR YOU. Along with some gorgeous photos, here’s an enlightening interview with Don Frantz of Town Square productions, highlighting the show and the future of American musicals in China. Read More
42ND STREET, the ultimate showbiz musical, perfectly captures the flavor and spirit of the 1930s with a timeless score by Harry Warren and Al Dubin and a hard-as-nails book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble. But a new production at Drury Lane Theatre, just outside Chicago, is expanding the show’s scope and wowing the critics. Directed by Michael Heitzman and choreographed by Jared Grimes, this 42ND STREET features jazz-funk orchestrations, a diverse cast, and contemporary “Hooferz Style” tap dancing. Audiences and critics are loving it. Check out what the reviewers had to say!
HELLO, DOLLY! is a rollicking musical comedy. Tunefully adapted from Thornton Wilder’s kinetic farce The Matchmaker, the show is a delightful romp through nineteenth century New York. So why, last night, did I watch most of the first act with a lump in my throat? Why, before we even reached the intermission, were my friend and I both reduced to tears? There is something intangibly lovely, bittersweet, and deeply moving about HELLO, DOLLY! Read More
The 2017 Broadway revival of HELLO, DOLLY! took home four Tony Awards this weekend, including Best Revival of a Musical. The critically acclaimed production, starring Bette Midler as Dolly Levi, opened at the Shubert Theatre on April 20th, and has been playing to sold-out houses ever since. Here’s what the show’s four Tony winners had to say. Read More