Thursday, July 24, 2014

Original 'Billy' Liam Mower to Return for BILLY ELLIOT LIVE This Fall by BroadwayWorld

According to the Daily Mail, the original Billy Elliot -- Liam Mower -- is returning to the musical for one night only as part of its BILLY ELLIOT LIVE special performance on September 28. T…

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Hey Baby! Samuel Pergande & Jillian Mueller Will Star in the National Tour of Dirty Dancing by Broadway.com

You're going to love them! Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller have been cast as Johnny Castle and Frances “Baby” Houseman, respectively, in the North American tour of Dirty …

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Ruthie Henshall talks to onstage about Billy Elliot The Musical by Official London Theatre

Ruthie Henshall talks to onstage about Billy Elliot The Musical Award-winning actress Ruthie Henshall talks to onstage about starring in Billy Elliot The Musical. For more about Billy Elli…

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Highlights From Disney’s West End Production of Shakespeare in Love

Based on the Academy Award winning film (it took home 7 Oscars including Best Screenplay and Best Picture), Disney’s new play Shakespeare in Love is currently in previews at the West End…

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights of West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE! by BroadwayWorld TV

Produced by Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions and based on the Academy Award-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love has been adapted for the stage by Lee…

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Ten Best Opening Numbers from Aughts’ Musicals by Andrew Kendall

Openings are always important. You’ve got the audience in the seat, now how to make them excited about staying there? It seems like every other week someone will mention that contempor…

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Lee Hall: 'It's very difficult for a working class boy to work in the arts now' by Ben Lawrence

Writer Lee Hall, creator of BIlly Elliot, has now adapted Shakespeare in Love for the stage.

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Theatre News: Billy Elliot extends to December 2015

The announcement comes on the day that new Billy Ollie Jochim joins the cast

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Billy Elliot to celebrate 10 years in the West End by Anita Singh

Ollie Jochim becomes the latest boy to play Billy Elliot as the musical heads for its 10th anniversary and 10m tickets sold

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Put on Your Ballet Shoes! Ollie Jochim Joins West End Cast of Billy Elliot by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The West End has a new ballet boy! Ollie Jochim will start performances as Billy in Billy Elliot on July 14 at the Victoria Palace Theatre. He becomes the 75th boy to perform the role worldw…

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Billy Elliot The Musical's Ollie Jochim in rehearsals by Official London Theatre

Billy Elliot The Musical's Ollie Jochim in rehearsals Watch Billy Elliot The Musical's latest star 12-year-old Ollie Jochim in rehearsals and find out how he won the role of Billy a…

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Staging a new musical is risky - so should reviewers take it easy on them? by Lyn Gardner

Musicals are expensive and risky, as the producers of the new Adrian Mole adaptation well know. But that doesn't mean critics should feel duty-bound to support themAre critics too hard on ne…

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Odds & Ends: Brits Eye Beautiful, Kinky & Dusty, a Tony-Winning Billy's Grown-Up Role & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Beautiful, Kinky and Dusty's London News A veritable plethora of news out of the West End today. Broadway.com has con…

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

A Royal Pair Reunited! Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana to Star in The Music Man Concert by Ryan McPhee

A dream role come true! Laura Osnes will reunite with her princely Cinderella costar Santino Fontana for the Transport Group’s concert presentation of The Music Man on August 11. Guys,…

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Forbidden Broadway: the musical satire that rips the others to shreds by Mark Lawson

Putting new lyrics to songs from living musicals, this long-running hit is relentlessly, cleverly, breathtakingly funny A male Wicked, a female Billy Elliot? It's West End Recast Although Br…

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Beth Steel's Wonderland: coalminer's daughter hits a rich seam in strike play by Lyn Gardner

A sprawling new drama at Hampstead theatre explores how the 1980s industrial dispute changed BritainWhen Beth Steel sent her play Wonderland to theatres for their consideration, one of them …

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Photo Flash: First Look at Tade Biesinger and More in BILLY ELLIOT at The Muny! by BroadwayWorld

The Muny is currently presenting the first show of its spectacular 96th season, Billy Elliot the Musical, directed by Steven Minning, choreographed by Alison Levenberg, with music direction …

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STAGE TUBE: The Muny Opens 96th Season with BILLY ELLIOT- Watch Highlights! by Stage Tube

The Muny is currently presenting the first show of its spectacular 96th season, Billy Elliot the Musical, directed by Steven Minning, choreographed by Alison Levenberg, with music direction …

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Dancing matters most in Muny's 'Billy Elliot'

Musical opens a season rich in roles for young performers. 

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Andy Karl, Jennifer Simard & More to Lead Industry Reading of Todd Graff's KIDS IN THE BUSINESS, Today by Bww News Desk

KIDS IN THE BUSINESS, a new comedy written and directed by Todd Graff, will have an industry reading today, June 17, featuring Andy Karl 'Rocky', Jennifer Simard 'Disaster', Angela Grovey 'J…

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Friday, June 13, 2014

BWW TV: First Look at New Trailer for BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE! by BroadwayWorld TV

On Sunday 28 September 2014, Billy Elliot the Musical is set to bring cinema goers to their feet when the global stage phenomenon is broadcast live from the West End to cinemas across the UK…

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Andy Karl, Jennifer Simard & More to Lead Industry Reading of Todd Graff's KIDS IN THE BUSINESS, 6/17 by BroadwayWorld

KIDS IN THE BUSINESS, a new comedy written and directed by Todd Graff, will have an industry reading on Tuesday, June 17, featuring Andy Karl 'Rocky', Jennifer Simard 'Disaster', Angela Grov…

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BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL to Be Broadcast Live in Cinemas Worldwide This September by BroadwayWorld

On Sunday 28 September 2014, Billy Elliot the Musical is set to bring cinema goers to their feet when the global stage phenomenon is broadcast live from the West End to cinemas across the UK…

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News: Billy Elliot musical to be screened live in cinemas by Matthew Hemley

The West End production of Billy Elliot will be broadcast live to cinemas around the world in September. Starring Ruthie Henshall, the show will be screened in cinemas on September 28. Direc…

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Billy Elliot The Musical Cinema Screening trailer by Official London Theatre

Billy Elliot The Musical Cinema Screening trailer Billy comes from a northern town where boys grow up to box and become miners. The last thing on their mind is winning a place at the Royal …

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Theatre News: Billy Elliot returns to screen roots with live cinema broadcast

The show, which has been running in the West End for nine years, will be broadcast in cinemas on 28 September

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Interviews: 20 Questions: Ruthie Henshall - 'Your life can change anytime, you just have to make the choice'

West End veteran Ruthie Henshall, who is currently playing Mrs Wilkinson in Billy Elliot, talks working with children, why she has no regrets and future plans

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Friday, June 6, 2014

Noah Parets, Armand Schultz & Anastasia Barzee to Lead Ogunquit Playhouse's BILLY ELLIOT by BroadwayWorld

The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre, will be one of the first regional theatres in the U.S. to produce the Tony Award winning Billy Elliot the Musical on stage June 25 …

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

What You Missed at the 2014 Theatre World Awards by Linda

For me, the highlight of theater award season is the Theatre World Awards ceremony. It recognizes twelve actors making a significant, reviewable Broadway or Off-Broadway debut. The recipient…

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Monday, June 2, 2014

30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #7 - BILLY ELLIOT Vs. NEXT TO NORMAL by Pat Cerasaro

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on one of the most recen…

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Q&A: Jeff Kready

We literally CAN’T with the general Jeff Kready awesomeness. You won’t be able to, either. Read on: Name: Jeff Kready Where are you from? Topeka, Kansas Broadway credits: Le…

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