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Take a look at and buy now online James Beamont’s breakout Broadway theatre memoir book, "Journey to the Stars.” A short, exciting. very affordable read on real life on and off Broadway in the 1990’s NYC era, and what it took for James to get into the original Chorus Line production. See the Bio page and Reviews page for more information.

By |2019-02-05T23:48:27+00:00February 5th, 2019|

New Mystery and Thriller Books to Read | April 16

We believe you should spend your time reading, not searching. That's why NewInBooks alerts you to all the newest books in your favorite genres. Most new books are released on Tuesdays, which is why we update our weekly new release section on Tuesday of every week. If you love to read and you don't want to miss out on the next new book, this is the site for you. NewInBooks is part of the Written [...]

By |2019-04-29T14:49:33+00:00April 29th, 2019|

Georgia Engel Dies At Age 70 — OnStage Blog

  THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW standout and frequent stage star Georgia Engel has passed away at age 70 according to an official announcement this week by her friend and executor of her estate, John Quilty. Of note, no cause of death has been determined as a result of Engel's Christian Scientist beliefs. Engel made her Broadway debut in 1969 as a replacement in the original production of HELLO, DOLLY! with subsequent theatrical credits including [...]

By |2019-04-29T14:47:20+00:00April 29th, 2019|

Don’t Stop Believin’! ROCK OF AGES Returns — OnStage Blog

Smash 1980s-themed jukebox musical ROCK OF AGES will return to New York in a new Off-Broadway mounting at New World Stages according to an official announcement this week. Helmed by original director Kristin Hanggi and the rest of the original creative team, the tuner is set to play a limited engagement from June 19 through September 29. Of note, the hair metal hit originally premiered at New World Stages in 2008 before embarking on a Broadway [...]

By |2019-04-29T14:45:09+00:00April 29th, 2019|

Terrence McNally, Rosemary Harris & Harold Wheeler Are 2019 Tony Honorees — OnStage Blog

  Three iconic theatre artists will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at this year's Tony Awards ceremony according to an official announcement this week. Multiple Tony Award winner Terrence McNally will be feted, after having previously received trophies for LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! and MASTER CLASS as well as the books for Tony Award-winning musicals KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN and RAGTIME. Legendary actress Rosemary Harris won a Tony Award for THE LION IN WINTER in 1966 [...]

By |2019-04-29T14:43:52+00:00April 29th, 2019|

“Know your technique and always be open to keep learning!” – Chatting with WEST SIDE STORY’s Juan Caballer Prades! — OnStage Blog

  I would like you to meet the talented Juan Caballer Prades. This triple threat will be performing in the Lyric Opera in Chicago’s production of West Side Story (a show he has performed previously at The Barrington Stage) where he’ll be playing the role of Tiger and understudy for the role of Chino. Some other recent credits include Jerome Robbins Broadway 30th Anniversary Reunion, as well performing in Evita at The Asolo Repertory Theatre [...]

By |2019-04-14T17:01:53+00:00April 14th, 2019|

The Story Behind A Single Kiss by W. Winters

12 Apr 2019 By W. Winters Inspiration is a funny thing. It comes when you don’t expect it. It evades you when you are convinced you need it. Even more finicky than that, it morphs before your eyes and becomes something you may never have expected. There’s a specific scene in A Single Kiss where everything changes for my heroine. Like the mechanical dial of a clock, the gears slipped into place and love clicked [...]

By |2019-04-14T16:56:14+00:00April 14th, 2019|

Catherine and JD “Super Smack” Ricafort Blend Beats and Broadway in Nintendo-Flavored Debut Hip-Hop Video — OnStage Blog

  I found parts of the song a little reminiscent of Daveed Diggs' "Fresh From the Hood," another amazing "Here I Am" tune rooted in the hip hop tradition but with a strong nod to musical theatre. Smack, I believe you were actually in Diggs' program at the Public. Tell me a little about that experience and how it influenced your growth as an individual artist. Smack: Yes! I got to do the #BARS Workshop [...]

By |2019-04-14T16:54:45+00:00April 14th, 2019|

The Buzziest Books of March | 2019

28 Mar 2019 The Buzziest Books of March | 2019 The month of March was an amazing time for readers with a host of exciting releases from bestselling authors. There were so many page-turning novels that captivated us from cover to cover this month. If you want to catch up on the books everyone was talking about, here are our choices for the buzziest books of March. Happy reading!   The Perfect Stranger by Marin [...]

By |2019-04-09T13:54:51+00:00April 9th, 2019|

‘Pilgrims’ Takes On Metaphorical and Literal colonialism

  By Pravin Wilkins Pilgrims by Claire Kiechel tells the story of a soldier and a teenage girl who are quarantined together on a ship that is bound for a recently discovered planet. Through their interactions—and their interactions with their robot servant—both characters explore their past traumas as they imagine their futures in an unsure colonialist setting. After the performance, I got the chance to ask Director Connor Driscoll some questions about the piece: What [...]

By |2019-04-09T13:53:46+00:00April 9th, 2019|

Productivity Hacks for Busy Actors — OnStage Blog

  Sara Glancy Multitasking is Not the Answer: Productivity Hacks For Busy Actors It’s time for me to come clean. The rumors you’ve heard are true. I am a double dipper. Now before you uninvite me to your birthday party, let me explain. I am not some kind of monster who returns a tortilla chip into the communal salsa after taking a bite. The double dipping I’m referring to is in regards to my time-management [...]

By |2019-04-09T13:52:18+00:00April 9th, 2019|
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