Jennifer Holliday Records Bonus Track for Lysistrata Jones Cast Album

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Tony Award winner Jennifer Holiday has recorded a single version of “Hold On”, the inspirational song from the Broadway musical Lysistrata Jones. It will be included as a Bonus Track on the show’s much anticipated cast album. Jennifer Holiday, who won the 1982 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her […]

Lysistrata Jones Cast Album Sets Release Date

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Despite its hasty closure after only 34 previews and 30 regular performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre, Lysistrata Jones, had a healthy audience response, particularly in regard to the music. On twitter, we found countless request for a cast album and producers have responded. The cast album of Lysistrata Jones will be released […]

Lysistrata Jones Star, Patti Murin, Cast in TV Pilot

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Patti Murin, who originated the role of Lysistrata Jones, will play the lead female character in an untitled CBS pilot, according to Deadline.com. The untitled project from Louis CK and Spike Feresten follows a group of “young people trying to achieve their creative dreams in these tough financial time.” Murin is set to […]

April Openings for Claybourne Park and Peter and the Starcatcher

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It’s time to add another one to the list. Clybourne Park, the Pulizter Prize-winning play by Bruce Norris, is headed for Broadway following its Los Angeles run. The play is set to take residence at the Walter Kerr Theatre, former home to Lysistrata Jones. Official opening date will be April 12; the preview […]

Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 01-08-12 slow down after holiday

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The Broadway grosses for the week ending 01-08-12 are way down, mostly on account of the return to an 8 performance week schedule and the loss of the huge box office hit, Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway. They  were down nearly $14,000,000. Average ticket price also takes a considerable hit; prices were about […]

Top Ten of 2011: Breakout Stars

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Every year boasts a host of new talent and the discovery and rise of new actors. While a few have been treading the waters for years, the most exciting part was discovering brand new talent that demanded attention. There were a lot of wonderful actors to choose from—probably enough to make ten lists. […]

Air Ball for Lysistrata Jones: The show sets end to Broadway run

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It’s game over for new musical Lysistrata Jones, which stars Patti Murin and Josh Segarra. The show will close Sunday, January 8, after only 34 previews and 30 regular performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre. After two months of dismal ticket sales, the producers have announced and early departure. Lysistrata Jones opened on […]

Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 12-25-11

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The 34 shows on the boards grossed $23,271,085, slipping 2.4% from the previous week’s totals. Usual hits, Wicked and The Lion King, remain on top this week, with The Book of Mormon and Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway continuing to play to standing room only crowds. Lysistrata Jones, too, follows suit and continues […]

Broadway’s Holiday Performance Schedule

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Looking for something to do with the family this holiday season? Happen to enjoy Broadway shows? Well, you’re in luck! While the performance schedules for the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s are both irregular, shows are still running during the holiday season. Check out the schedules below! Do keep in mind that […]

Lysistrata Jones Review Roundup

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After an off Broadway run, 33 preview performances, and 2500 years in the making, Lysistrata Jones finally opens on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre. December 14, 2011 marked the day and reviews were a slam dunk– some of them. It’s a mixed bag, but twitter buzz is off the charts. The new […]