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Tyler Mount's Broadway Success
Playbill vlog king hosts High School Musical Theatre Awards
"...Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards begin tonight, Broadway will be in the house. That's because the ceremony..."

April 18, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Broadway Damage
"...Williams, Hugh Panaro and Gary Janetti. At its best, Broadway Damage evokes the sweet melancholy of those post-college, twentysomething..."

July 24, 1998 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Bullets Over Broadway
"...the result might have been something like Bullets Over Broadway. In his latest film, Woody Allen has distilled essences..."

Nov. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Moon Over Broadway
"...Moon Over Buffalo, which had a nine-month run on Broadway two seasons ago, carrying us through rehearsals, a tryout..."

April 3, 1998 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Broadway: The Golden Age
Epic oral history of the heyday of the Great White Way as told by the people who were living on graham crackers and dreams back when it was all going on.
"...theatre professionals do the reminiscing for you. This is Broadway: The Golden Age, Rick McKay's epic oral history of..."

Oct. 22, 2004 Movie Review by Rachel Proctor May

KMFA Premieres Icons of Broadway
Classical station's new show salutes musical theatre legends
"...89.5FM devoted specifically to American musical theatre. Icons of Broadway, which premieres at noon Saturday, July 11, will devote..."

July 10, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin on Broadway: More Shooting Stars Than Ever
There have never been as many Austinites in Broadway shows as there are now
"...if an Austin actor has never made it to Broadway. Joe Sears and Jaston Williams celebrated A Tuna Christmas..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Appreciating and Missing Broadway Texas
"...looked over the nominees, I was surprised to see Broadway Texas listed among our other local productions. I felt..."

June 28, 2004 Postmarks

Broadway's Back (but that's not all)
"..."Broadway, that's what fills up [Bass Concert Hall] the most."..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Broadway Jungle
Imagine a movie made by someone who had never been told Imagine a movie made by someone who'd never even seen a movie before. The outcome might be the 1955 film Broadway Jungle
"...best movie might be, Phil (Robot Monster) Tucker's mid-Fifties Broadway Jungle is clear at the other end of the..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Screens Review by Jerry Renshaw

'Cry-Baby': Rockabilly heartthrob needed for Broadway run
A new stage musical adapted from John Waters' 1990 film Cry-Baby needs a hunky musician for the title role and thinks he might be in Austin
"...book from the same guys who adapted Hairspray for Broadway (Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan) with music by Fountains..."

March 16, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Off-Off-Broadway Bound
An Austinite's account of taking the stage in New York City

July 29, 2005 Arts Feature by Lowell Bartholomee

Razzle-Dazzle 'Em
David Bologna on making it to Broadway with 'Billy Elliot'
"...Bologna to talk about his time in the original Broadway cast of Billy Elliot the Musical, the Austin song-and-dance..."

Dec. 11, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Bittersweet Spotlight
Round Rock's Ellen Marlow is on Broadway (at the age of 10)
"...and the audition process is not new to her. Broadway, however, is...."

Feb. 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Clay Swartz

Expressing Himself
How David Bologna made the leap to Broadway and a Tony nomination in Billy Elliot the Musical
"...was a highlight of that show's first year on Broadway and even earned the young Austinite a Tony Award..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Every Little Step
This pleasingly meta documentary about the 2006 Broadway revival of A Chorus Line intersperses clips from Michael Bennett's original interviews with key players with scenes from the exhaustive search for a new cast.
"...and Adam Del Deo. 1974: A group of 18 Broadway dancers gather in a room. They aren't the stars..."

June 5, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Waiting for Guffman
Guest's mockumentary tracks visiting drama teacher Corky St. Clair's biggest challenge: creating a workable musical revue celebrating his Missouri town's sesquicentennial using only local players.
"...Clair (Guest), the visiting high school drama teacher and Off-Off-Off-Broadway refugee, is faced with the largest challenge of his..."

March 28, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Word Is Out
After Broadway, Def Poetry Jam goes national and Austin's Pro Arts Collective snags them
"...matters!" It was a gutsy move putting poetry on Broadway, but producer Russell Simmons had already succeeded in putting..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

If It's Thursday, This Must Be Texas
On the morning of January 24, NY Loves America: The Broadway Tour delivered a Big Apple thank you in the form of a dozen beautifully belted show tunes to a small but appreciative audience in the Texas State Capitol Rotunda.
"...That's what NY Loves America: The Broadway Tour delivered to a small but appreciative audience in..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Jersey Boys
Even though Clint Eastwood guides this Broadway hit to film, there’s not much new in this rise-and-fall, music-biz story.
"...A great Broadway musical book combined with a journeyman directing job by..."

June 20, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

The Waiting Game
"...around a co-ed group of waiters working in an off-Broadway Manhattan bistro with the odd moniker of Peter's Backyard,..."

April 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Search and Destroy
"...came to life in the early Nineties as an off-Broadway play by Howard Korder. The play was adapted for..."

June 9, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Happytime Murders
Puppet comedy crime caper is less Feebles, more just feeble
"...As a theatre kid of the early 2000s, no Broadway show better captured my brand of mild-mannered rebellion than..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

The World Is Watching J. Quinton Johnson
The UT alumnus left Austin to be in "the room where it happens": in Hamilton on Broadway
"...to New York for the 7pm curtain of a Broadway show – not one he'd be seeing but one..."

April 7, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Last Five Years
Anna Kendrick shines in Richard LaGravenese's loving adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's stage musical.
"...inherits from its musical-theatre roots as an entirely sung, off-Broadway play by the Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist Jason..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
A Hollywood star falls to earth with mad, exhilarating results.
"...and self-loathing, is Birdman himself, who frankly thinks this Broadway business is beneath a guy who used to top-bill..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Producers
The film's wonderfully over-the-top performances often feel constrained by first-time film director Susan Stroman, whose inexperience behind the camera is all too apparent.
"...riotous effect. In the film version of the smash Broadway musical based on Brooks’ comic chestnut, however, the same..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Camp
"...is exactly the sort of film that drives down Broadway ticket sales, if only because people fear the reality..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Head of the Class
With Senioritis, the conclusion to his quartet of plays set at a Catholic high school in Houston, solo performer Rob Nash is all set to graduate -- to Off-Broadway, says Robi Polgar.
"...Cross Quadrilogy has yet to be seen, though an off-Broadway in 2000 is likely. But it all did begin..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Hamilton Comes to Bass Concert Hall in 2019
Season tickets now on sale for Broadway in Austin series
"...Your patience has paid off: Broadway sensation Hamilton is finally hitting Austin boards. Well, in..."

Feb. 20, 2018 Arts Post by Kimberley Jones

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