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Theatre Threads: Katherine Plumber – ‘Newsies’

Theatre Threads: Katherine Plumber – ‘Newsies’

Katherine Plumber, the ambitious, sassy, and independent reporter in Newsies, is just as bold and self-assured when she dresses. Even while using feminine colors, Katharine, played by Kara Lindsay, can still roll… Read more »

Stage Door Dish’s Book Club: ‘Without You’ Discussion Post for Week #1

Stage Door Dish’s Book Club: ‘Without You’ Discussion Post for Week #1

When I began reading Without You, I expected Anthony Rapp to dive right into a behind-the-scenes look at Rent. And although there was some insight, including the conception of “What… Read more »

Mainstream Stars in Movie Musicals: Are Broadway Vets the Better Choice?

Mainstream Stars in Movie Musicals: Are Broadway Vets the Better Choice?

Okay, here goes. Hugh Jackman was miscast as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables. That’s a pretty bold statement, wouldn’t you say? Yet many are in firm agreement that Jackman was… Read more »

So Fetch!: Dream casting for a Broadway production of ‘Mean Girls’

So Fetch!: Dream casting for a Broadway production of ‘Mean Girls’

After years of speculation, it is officially happening. It may be a while before it arrives, but Mean Girls, in stage musical form, will eventually make its way to Broadway…. Read more »

After the success of ‘Les Miserables’, what’s next for Hugh Jackman?

After the success of ‘Les Miserables’, what’s next for Hugh Jackman?

Hugh Jackman has had a successful few months after receiving rave reviews for his performance as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables. He picked up multiple nominations for the role, and… Read more »

Theatre on a Budget: More deals for the economical theatergoer

Theatre on a Budget: More deals for the economical theatergoer

Welcome to Theatre on a Budget, the new weekly column for discerning theatregoers who have economy in mind. Either the current economy, or, you know, saving money. We here at… Read more »