Douglas Carter Beane addresses the University of the Arts class of 2013 … AMAZE-Balls!!
Read the Lyssie Jones Album Review from Playbill! →
Lysistrata Jones Cast Album official Web Page from... →
TheaterMania reviews our Album!! →
Rally the Spartans!
It’s time to rally the Spartans!! Get your nominations in now for Lysistrata at the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! The awards chosen by YOU! If you have already voted - thanks!! Please Tweet, Facebook, Tumblr, whatever else … about the awards! Let’s get Lyssie some nominations!! We can CHANGE THE WORLD! http://www.broadway.com/AudienceChoiceAwards/2012-ballot/
A Special Treat for Lyssie Jones!
A very special treat … as many of you know Lyssie J started out as “GIVE IT UP” and played in Dallas. Listen to these awesome sound clips from the Dallas production, including a moment when Patti’s mic was cutting out - leaving Andrew Rannells alone - on stage for 5 minutes!! Listen to him chat with the audience!! http://hey-athens-u.tumblr.com/
Our show qualifies to be nominated for several awards this year at the Broadway.com awards. On April 19, we asked you for your help in determining who should be nominated - below are your results based on hundreds of votes!!!! Favorite Breakthrough Performance: Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones) 36.4% Favorite Diva Performance: Liz Mikel (Hetaira) 68.6% Favorite Onstage Pair: Jason Tam...
Tonight's Concert Update!!
Hey gang, here’s the latest on the concert tonight… > Jason Tam has just flown in from San Francisco to be apart of it all! > Patti’s sitcom has been pushed back a week so she is actually filming today in LA — super groovy Libby the understudy will be singing her part. > Teddy Toye is on the road with “Bring it On” and Alex Aguilar is on tour with...
Order the Album
Yes - you can now pre-order the official Broadway cast recording on Amazon. Join us on Twitter tomorrow as we Tweet live from the recording!
SMASH Episode 1: Abridged →
Have you guys seen this website? They take Big Broadway shows and re-write them? Hilarious!! Read this one from the first episode of Smash!!
NY1 Theater Review: “Lysistrata Jones”
Check out the review from the Off-Broadway Production: http://www.ny1.com/content/ny1_living/theater_reviews/140696/ny1-theater-review—-lysistrata-jones-
FAQ : How'd the name Lyssie J -- come about?
Doug always spoke of Lyssie — with no nickname - as Lysistrata Jones. He even had a file with the full name on his computer When Paul Downs Colaizzo came on board as associate writer of Sister Act every time he’d see the file on Doug’s Computer he’d shout out “Lyssie J!” Paul’s cool like that. The next time Doug did some writing on the show, he...
vestopfan4ever asked: I'm soooooo sad you all closed! I was planning to go see it in March when I go to broadway, and now i'll never get to!!!! I hope the cast album comes out soon, because the small clips i hear make me so anxious for the rest.... Any change for a libretto as well?
Lysistrata Jones - A History
BroadwayWorld.com recently did a special called Flashback: LYSISTRATA JONES’ Journey to Broadway. Lyssie J has a very interesting past, take a look …. The show started in the Dallas Theater Center in 2010 and it was called GIVE IT UP. Seen here is (L-R): Katie Boren, Patti Murin, Andrew Rannells and Carla Duren. The show then moved to off-Broadway in early 2011. It was...
Lysistrata Jones is loving Cynthia Nixon right...
Cynthia is a big fan of Lysistrata Jones and after seeing “Wit” ya’ll Lyssie is one big Cynthia fan. After “Sex and the City”, “Rabbit Hole” and “Wit” we’re left wondering — just how incredibly talented is she? Get to the Friedman and CHECK MISS NIXON OUT!!!!! Visit www.witonbroadway.com for information!
Before he was a Broadway star and booking the new Ryan Murphy series, Andrew Rannells was Mick Jackson in Dallas. Here he is being cut off too early by the morning Dallas tv host.
It all started two years ago in Dallas … Yes that’s Andrew Rannells before he put on Mormon underwear Yes, that’s Telly Leung from Godspell Yes, that’s Patti’s husband Curtis Holbrook as Xander
snakesandoaks asked: Is there ANY chance of a soundtrack release? All I want is to throw more of my money at you guys : ( And you know; hear really great songs.
A Letter from Lonny Price to Douglas Carter Beane
Dear Doug, The playbill for Lysistrata Jones has been sitting on my desk for weeks in order to remind me to write to you to tell you how terrific I thought the show was. I saw the Saturday night before it closed, and was knocked out by it. The book was smart and funny, (and about something!), the songs were terrific, Dan’s work was flawless (I’ve written to him to tell him so), and...