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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Theatre Threads: Brenda’s Summer Sportswear

Theatre Threads: Brenda’s Summer Sportswear

Brenda Strong, Frank Abagnale Jr.’s fiance in Catch Me If You Can,  is a beautifully naïve, charming, and free spirit. She absolutely loves summer and all of the clothing that… Read more »

‘The Great Wendi Way’, Episode #30: A Smashing Finale and This Season’s Soundtracks

‘The Great Wendi Way’, Episode #30: A Smashing Finale and This Season’s Soundtracks

In this episode of “The Great Wendi Way,” StageDoorDish.com’s Wendi Reichstein recaps the Smash series finale (no spoilers!), tells of Sardi’s newest addition and brings news of this season’s cast… Read more »

‘Smash’: ‘The Nominations/The Tonys’ brings a big finish to the series

‘Smash’: ‘The Nominations/The Tonys’ brings a big finish to the series

The curtain has finally fallen on Smash. In a nail-biting, two hour-long episode, the fates of the competing Broadway musicals Bombshell and Hit List rest solely in the hands of… Read more »

‘Smash’ songwriter Marc Shaiman gives insight into inspiration for ‘Bombshell’ lyrics

‘Smash’ songwriter Marc Shaiman gives insight into inspiration for ‘Bombshell’ lyrics

As the curtain closes on Smash, executive producer and Bombshell songwriter Marc Shaiman gave a look behind-the-scenes at the musical drama. His farewell to the show, titled “Goodbye Norma Jean”,… Read more »

Flashback Friday: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ opened new doors in musical theatre

Flashback Friday: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ opened new doors in musical theatre

A musical that combines the elements of a specific music genre along with a plotline involving a love for Hispanic roots has been able to reach out and touch more than… Read more »

‘West End Eurovision’ lights up the Dominion Theatre for MADTrust with wacky videos and fun performances

‘West End Eurovision’ lights up the Dominion Theatre for MADTrust with wacky videos and fun performances

Every year, TheatreMAD presents a late night show featuring the casts of ten West End productions battling it out at a “West End Eurovision” competition. The good news? It’s all in… Read more »