Author Archives: Chris Luner

“The Show Must Go On” – Broadway Plays On In Historic Blizzard

As of 9:30 AM this morning, The Broadway League has announced “the show will go on” with all Broadway shows scheduled to play regular performances March 14th as a significant snowstorm bears down on New York City and the surrounding region. While New York City remains in a blizzard warning for the time being, forecasters have since downgraded the winter storm

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First Look: Daniel Radcliffe In Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Half a century after its premiere, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead has returned to London’s Old Vic Theatre just in time for its 50th anniversary. Written by Tom Stoppard, the comedy follows Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, as they stumble their way in and out of the iconic drama. While “in the wings”, there are appearances by other major characters

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Laura Benanti and Javier Muñoz Will Announce 2017 Drama Desk Nominations

With the 2017 spring season underway on and off Broadway, the New York theatre community is already looking ahead to the ever-approaching awards season. The 2017 Drama Desk Awards will announce the nominees for their 62nd Annual Awards show April 27th at Feinstein’s/54 Below at 10:00 AM. Announcing this years nominees, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti and Hamilton star Javier Muñoz (Pictured

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Surflight Theatre Will ReOpen In Summer 2017

After two summers without “Broadway at the Beach”, Surflight Theatre in Beach Haven, New Jersey is slated to reopen this summer after shuttering in early 2015. Following two dark summers, Surflight Theatre is slated to light the lights once again in Summer 2017. It has been announced New Jersey native Al Parinello has officially purchased the property and is planning a

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2017 Olivier Award Nominations Announced

Yesterday, Denise Gough and Matt Henry proudly announced the 2017 Olivier Award nominees LIVE from London. In yet another successful season for the West End, many are looking forward to celebrating the highest honors for UK theatre which celebrate beyond just musicals and plays with dance, opera and more also receiving nominations and awards. The awards will be celebrated April 9th, 2017 at Royal

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Significant Other Opens On Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed Significant Other, first seen Off-Broadway in 2015, officially opens on Broadway tonight. Significant Other officially opens tonight on Broadway after beginning previews February 14th at The Booth Theatre (Pictured Right). The show comes to Broadway following an Off-Broadway at Roundabout Theatre Company’s Laura Pels Theatre from May 2015 to August 2015. The play is written by Joshua Harmon who

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First Look: Titanic At Wagner College

Wagner College Theatre’s Titanic set sail last week kicking off the nationally recognized college theatre department’s 2017 spring season. Directed by Drew Scott Harris with musical staging by Carissa Bellando, Titanic soars to a new life in this vibrant, breathtaking production scaled back through a revolutionary vision and concept that allows you to solely focus on the storytelling and chaos unfolding

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Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2017-18 Season

New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse has just announced it’s most daring and boldest season to date! The 2017-18 season is set to feature two world-premieres, two East Coast premieres and a musical theatre classic. Paper Mill Playhouse is one of the nation’s best known regional theaters. However, since it’s near death almost a decade ago, the theater has not only emerged with better

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