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Bebe Neuwirth and Brandon Victor Dixon to announce the Tony Award nominations on April 30th; Sutton Foster will star in the 2020 Broadway revival of "The Music Man"; Disney to produce a musical adaption of "The Princess Bride" with a score by David Yazbek and a book by Rick Elice and Bob Martin; Second Stage Theater announces 5 out of 7 shows for the 2019-2020 season; the 2018 Broadway revival of "Angels in America" to receive audio recording; "Alice by Heart" records a cast album; Alexander Gemignani replaces Danny Burstein in "My Fair Lady"; TLC musical in development; new film adaptation of “Guys and Dolls” in the works; North Bergen High School production of "Alien: The Play" makes a splash
By my count, I’ve attended 246 performances of theatre, dance, music, opera, and cabaret during 2018. Out of a field that large, it’s hard to pick just ten, but nevertheless, here are my top ten favorite shows I saw in New York (including no new musicals and only three Broadway shows!).
Capping an unusually gay year for New York theatre, I take a look at what many consider to be the first gay play (“The Boys in the Band”) and what might be the newest gay play (“Log Cabin”). Catch the former if you can (tickets are scarce and expensive); skip the latter.
Roundabout to mount Fiasco Theatre "Merrily We Roll Along" in 2019; City Center announces its 75th anniversary; Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman writing musical adaption of “Some Like It Hot”; Ben Levi Ross to lead tour of “Dear Evan Hansen”; national tour and cast album update; Drama League and Chita Rivera Awards winners; Tony winner Ruthie Ann Miles loses unborn child following death of her 2 year old daughter
Tony Award Nominations announced; "Angels in America" extends to July 15th; "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" releases a music video; "Spamalot" will receive a film adaptation; Chazz Palminteri joining "A Bronx Tale"; Carey Mulligan bringing "Girls & Boys" to New York; winners of the Lucille Lortel Awards, New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards, and Outer Critic's Circle Awards
Take a look at the 2018 Tony Award Nominations - I highlight some surprises, snubs, and quirks.
Tony Kushner’s 1993 Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece “Angels in America” is back on Broadway in a transcendent and timely production sleekly staged by Marianne Elliot and featuring a superb ensemble cast; one of the greatest plays ever written and certainly the most important of the past 25 years, get tickets now or live to regret it.