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Theatre Threads: The Leading Player’s Circus Couture

Theatre Threads: The Leading Player’s Circus Couture

The unnamed but ever-present Leading Player is mystery, wonder and whimsy incarnate. In the recent revival of Pippin, she acts as the ringmaster of a circus spectacle and her modern… Read more »

Fra Fee on taking up instruments for ‘A Man of No Importance’ at Salisbury Playhouse

Fra Fee on taking up instruments for ‘A Man of No Importance’ at Salisbury Playhouse

Fra Fee captured the hearts of audiences in Les Miserables, both on film and on the stage, and now, after spending time in Toulon, France performing Sondheim’s Follies, he’s made his… Read more »

‘How I Met Your Mother’ finale reveals Broadway star as the long-awaited mother

‘How I Met Your Mother’ finale reveals Broadway star as the long-awaited mother

Stylish leather boots. A bass guitar case. And, of course, the iconic yellow umbrella. All of these were seen by last night’s viewers of the How I Met Your Mother season finale… Read more »

Let’s Talk Tonys: A Look at the Nominees for Best Play

Let’s Talk Tonys: A Look at the Nominees for Best Play

Whether you’ve heard every soundtrack or need a quick refresher on what’s what, Stage Door Dish has you covered. In the fourth of several Tony videos, multimedia reporter Wendi Reichstein… Read more »

An ‘American Idol’ on Broadway: Five roles that Clay Aiken should take on in a return to the stage

An ‘American Idol’ on Broadway: Five roles that Clay Aiken should take on in a return to the stage

On April 18, the season two runner-up of American Idol returned to the television show that put him on the map, belting out Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” while… Read more »

Broadway no longer on your TV: NBC cancels ‘Smash’, ‘1600 Penn’, ‘The New Normal’ and ‘Go On’

Broadway no longer on your TV: NBC cancels ‘Smash’, ‘1600 Penn’, ‘The New Normal’ and ‘Go On’

It seems that lately, many Broadway stars are branching out and coming into our homes on a weekly basis through a variety of television shows; strangely, a majority of those shows… Read more »