February 1st, 2018 | 0 comments
Corine Cohen: Tell Broadway Showbiz who your character Porto is. What makes her tick?(other than a Malbec!)
Julia Sirna-Frest: Porto is a smart, independent, complex woman with really good taste.
Corine Cohen: In what ways, if any, do you relate to Porto?
Julia Sirna-Frest: Something that I love about this play...
June 5th, 2017 | 0 comments
"CURVY WIDOW" with a book by Bobby Goldman is a hilarious and genuine story based on Bobby Goldman. Bobby greeted my guest and me as we went into the show. She is charismatic, over the top and hilarious. When Bobby Goldman lost her husband of 36 years, she asked her therapist for help. His advice to get laid. Bobby was 51, and this is...
March 31st, 2017 | 0 comments
Corine Cohen: How did you come up with IT GIRL? It is one of my favorite songs and my favorite of your hit show BETTY RULES.
Elizabeth Ziff: I originally wrote this song for a huge, very chic queer party that was happening in the west village years ago that my girlfriend at the time, Maggie Moore, produced. All the IT GIRLS of the...
December 25th, 2016 | 0 comments
Are you a dog lover? Do you have a friend that loves musicals and dogs? If so, you will love this Off- Broadway musical in the Ken Davenport Theater. It is the sweetest musical Off- Broadway and only 90 minutes. I especially loved the choreography by Shannon Lewis. In one of the numbers, there is a Tango which was fab and not...
December 2nd, 2016 | 0 commentsThere is a new revival of "SWEET CHARITY" at the Pershing Square Signature Center which is a must see for both Sutton Foster fans and dance fans. The production is playing in a tiny yet intimate space. If you know me, you know dance is paramount to me, and the new choreography by Joshua Bergasse lives up to its expectations.
October 21st, 2016 | 0 commentsRed Carpet!
THE NEW YORK PREMIERE OF
NOT THAT JEWISH
OPENS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23
AT NEW WORLD STAGES
WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY
EMMY AWARD WINNER &
GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE
(Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats)
(Bea Arthur on...
August 19th, 2016 | 0 comments
I was blown away by the Off-Broadway Production of "SENSE AND SENSIBILITY" written by Jane Austen which is adapted for the stage by Kate Hammill. The Direction by Eric Tucker is perfection.
If you live for parody, you will love this production. It is hysterically funny, and the cast is over the top. The energetic cast plays...
July 7th, 2016 | 0 commentsCorine Cohen talked with actor Ryan Duncan (Liberty A Monumental Musical, Altar Boys, Shrek on Broadway) We talked about his involvement with the musical at the opening night party.
July 5th, 2016 | 0 comments Nick Devito
Lady Liberty- Abigail Shapiro
C. Mingo Long
Tyrone I. Robinson
Cast of Liberty A Monumental New Musical
Cast of Liberty A Monumental Musical
Cast members are: Mark Aldrich, Brandon Andrus, Nick DeVito, Ryan Duncan, C. Mingo Long,...
May 9th, 2016 | 0 comments "Finding Neverland" and " Something Rotten" Laura Michelle Kelly and Christian Borle won the Golden Ticket today. It was announced that he will be in Falsettos and will play Willy Wonka in " Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory" next season. Photo by Corine Cohen.
It was announced today that Christian Borle, currently playing a...
May 2nd, 2016 | 0 comments Carlos Gonzalez On Your Feet. Tanairi Sade Vazquez
The Fred Astaire Awards announced the nominations at the beautiful Friars Club and Corine Cohen was there to capture the fun.
Cagney Ellen Zolezzi
Curtis Holland. Shuffle Along.
Jeremy Benton, Cagney
May 2nd, 2016 | 0 comments Red Carpet Photos by Corine Cohen Jeremy Kushnier
Zach Levi- The Host He is currently brilliant in "She Loves Me" by Sheldon Harnick
Jeremy Kushnier and Paul- Alexander Nolan Currently in "Bright Star" He was also the lead in "Daddy Long Legs" Off- Broadway
Phillipa Soo (Hamilton On Broadway)
March 18th, 2016 | 0 commentsLast night, Andrew McCarthy of famous films " Pretty In Pink" St Elmos Fire" and many others was at MTC watching "Prodigal Son" and either he or his son were quoting poems during the show. It was driving me nuts. Very distracting. He happens to be one of my favorite childhood actors of the 1980's but please don't join in during the...
March 6th, 2016 | 0 commentsA Corine's must see_ Corine Cohen Broadwayshowbiz Network.
This is an old review for the Off-Broadway Production.
Coming soon a review of the new Broadway Production but here is the old review until next week.
February 5th, 2016 | 0 commentsWhen I was the artistic director of a theater company for young children, I co-wrote a stage adaption of the Brothers Grimm’s “Snow White.” After it was performed a board member approached me and said that she wished that play writes would tell the original story.
I looked at her and said, “You mean have the evil queen eat...
January 23rd, 2016 | 0 commentsAll Broadway and Off Broadway is closed tonight due to the NYC Blizzard. Stay home and be safe. Hopefully, everything will be open tomorrow.
A good night to stay home and watch a movie.
January 2nd, 2016 | 0 comments
Photo by Jeremy Daniel
" Marjorie Prime" takes place when "PRIMES" (Robots) are used to help older people remember happier times in their lives.
The play opens when "Marjorie" is in her eighties and her daughter and Son in Law take care of her. They get her a robot called a prime to take care of her when they...
November 9th, 2015 | 0 comments
This show is a Corine's Pick! Get tickets as it is a beautiful show. (Corine Cohen Editor Broadway Showbiz)
DADDY LONG LEGS
WILL REYNOLDS CURRENTLY APPEARING THROUGH NOVEMBER 19
(New York, NY – November...
October 27th, 2015 | 0 comments
THE SUMMER OF LOVE CONTINUES!
All photos by Corine Cohen
BEGINS PERFORMANCES TOMORROW
AT STAGE 42
A NEW DANCE MUSICAL SPECTACLE
FEATURING THE BIGGEST HITS OF THE 60s
OPENING NIGHT SET FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
$19.60 TICKETS ON SALE NOW
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 29th ONLY
(New York –...
August 9th, 2015 | 0 comments Ruthless! Opening Night Photo by Bob Johnson video by Corine Cohen
Corine Cohen had a quick red carpet interview with Tracy Jai Edwards (Actress Ruthless!) and Joel Paley Writer, Director and actor in Ruthless!
Ruthless, is a very funny show. See it at St Lukes. It plays four times a week and is very funny, clever and a fun...
August 8th, 2015 | 0 commentsMore than 20 years have passed since Ruthless! opened off-Broadway, introducing Laura Bell Bundy as Tina Denmark (and later performed by Britney Spears and Natalie Portman), and the show is finally back!
August 4th, 2015 | 0 commentsOFF BROADWAY'S RUTHLESS A SMASH HIT. All photos Bob Johnson.
TO EXTEND THROUGH THE END OF 2015!
Due to overwhelming demand, the producers of New York’s newest hit, RUTHLESS! The Musical, today put a new block of seats on sale through January 2, 2016.RUTHLESS! opened Off-Broadway July 13th to unanimous...
July 14th, 2015 | 0 commentsI happen to be a big fan of Douglas Carter Beane, and Xanadu is on my top 20 lists of favorite campy movie musicals into Broadway musicals. Beane is a very talented writer. I also loved his play The Little Dog Laughed, which ran on Broadway. I loved it so much I went several times.
Beane grew up in Reading, PA and at a young age...
December 11th, 2014 | 0 comments Irish Repertory Theatre Presents DA By Hugh Leonard Directed by Charlotte Moore Featuring Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith, John Keating, Nicola Murphy, Paul O’Brien, Ciarán O’Reilly, Adam Petherbridge and Fiana Toibin. Performances Begin Wednesday, January 14,...
October 10th, 2014 | 0 comments
Corine Cohen of http://www.broadwayshowbiz.com was invited to the Paley Center for a tribute to Mary Rogers and Martin Charnin. There was a screening of " Once Upon a Mattress" and " Feathertop" after the screening I talked with Martin Charnin who wrote the lyrics for Feathertop with Mary Rogers. I thank Jane Klain and The...
July 14th, 2014 | 0 comments
The Last Five Years
600 Bangs Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Playing thru July 27
I have seen three different productions of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years.
The first time, I wanted to punch Jamie and had no idea what Cathy would ever see in him.
May 31st, 2014 | 0 comments NEW YORK - MAY 27: Actress Lynn Cohen attends the premiere of "Sex and the City: The Movie" at Radio City Music Hall on May 27, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Corine Dana Cohen Interviewed Lynn and Ron Cohen Eavesdropping on Dreams at the Cherry...
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February 3rd, 2014 | 0 comments
An old interview we did with Erica Dorfler and Lucy T Slut from Avenue Q. Erica will be joining the cast of Forbidden Broadway.
Video by: Corine Cohen
There is also a cameo with Actor Brandon Ruckdashel.
Photos by Corine Cohen
November 6th, 2013 | 0 commentsPhoto of Dr.Ruth by Rose Billings There is a tiny Off Broadway one woman show playing at the Westside Theatre but as we know great things come in tiny packages. " Becoming Dr, Ruth" is a touching, well written, smart show about Dr Ruth Westheimer. Debra Jo Rupp transforms herself into that tiny dynamo, Dr. Ruth and with...
August 1st, 2013 | 0 commentsTriple threat Jeannette Bayardelle from THE COLOR PURPLE, HAIR and now SHIDA (She plays all the parts and wrote this show) is incredible in this show. SHIDA is a beautiful one woman show with gorgeous music sung by Jeannette Bayardelle with such heart and soul you might just cry. It is a must Off Broadway show that is bound to have...
July 1st, 2013 | 0 commentsCorine Cohen interviewed Actor Will Chase. WC Last night, on Saturday June 29, 2013, LES hotspot, The DL hosted an intimate reception to celebrate the World Premiere of Director Sania Jhankar's film "Butterflies of Bill Baker." The film's stars Will Chase ("Smash," 2013 Tony Nominee), Sterling Jerins...
May 8th, 2013 | 0 commentsCorine Cohen got to interview Brian d'Arcy James of GIANT, SMASH, NEXT TO NORMAL, SHREK, ADMISSION with Tina Fey, and much more. It was great to interview him. Sadly, in the middle of our interview a man fainted and Brian was such a hero and jumped down to help him. Chivalry is not dead kids. I interviewed a hero, Corine Cohen hero...
February 14th, 2013 | 0 commentsCorine Cohen sat down with Tonya Pinkins to interview her about her wonderful career. Tonya has a very exciting show at Joe's Pub on Monday February 18th at 9:30. Go to to http://www.joespub.com to purchase tickets and make a dinner reservation. Come back later for part 3 of our interview. Tonya Pinkins ...
September 29th, 2012 | 0 commentsAlan Menken and Frank Oz discuss the new ending in the re release of " LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS". Video interview part 1. Photos and video by: Corine Dana Cohen http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeLlnbhvPDc&;hd=1 ...