Sunday, July 27, 2014

Spotlight On...Iñaki Agustín by Michael Block

Name: Iñaki AgustínHometown: San Isidro, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaEducation: Some here, some there. And a lot of worn out shoes.Select Credits: Carmen Ghia (Producers), Sir Robin (Spamalot),…

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Amazing Grace Musical to Have World Premiere in Chicago Before Heading to Broadway by Lauren Yarger

Josh Young performs "Testimony" from Amazing Grace on June 23 at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. in Chicago.  Photo: Amy Boyle Photography.Casting is complete for the world…

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FLASH FRIDAY: Patti LuPone Pandemonium! EVITA To 54 Below by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's best-loved leading ladies in honor of her new cabaret show kicking off this week at 54 Below, the one and only Patti LuPone.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Interview with EVITA’s Sean MacLaughlin by Erin Nagel

Sean MacLaughlin is traveling the country and living a dream as Argentinean President Juan Perón in EVITA. His credits include Raoul in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway and US and Cana…

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London 2014: Welcome to the ’80s by Dom O'Hanlon

A couple of weeks ago two show announcements came on the same day that would have had the writers of Forbidden Broadway rubbing their hands together with glee. In a West End market currentl…

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Monday, July 21, 2014

More Patti for Broadway's Hottest Nightclub! Patti LuPone Signs Multi-Year Deal with 54 Below by Ryan McPhee

Who needs Les Mouches when you've got 54 Below? Tony winner and Broadway legend Patti LuPone has signed a multi-year deal with 54 Below. LuPone will play two two-week engagements at the …

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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 7/12- NEWSIES Prep for Sleep Out, BULLETS and MATILDA Get Excited for Broadway Barks, and More by BroadwayWorld

Today's photos come from the casts of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, MATILDA, NEWSIES, KINKY BOOTS, 1st National Tour of EVITA, and more Scroll down, stay tuned for updates, and check back tomorrow…

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Review: The Craziest Quiz Bowl Ever by Michael Block

Quiz bowls are a staple to many smarty-pants during their high school days. Competing and showing off your intelligence in order to win a trophy seems like a logical idea for a musical. Like…

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Spotlight On...Bill E. Dietrich by Michael Block

Name: Bill E. DietrichHometown: Columbus, GeorgiaEducation: BFA Musical Theater, University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of MusicSelect Credits: Jekyll & Hyde (Original Broadway Ca…

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

STAGE TUBE: Caroline Bowman and Desi Oakley Discuss Playing 'Eva Pern' in EVITA Tour by Stage Tube

Caroline Bowman and Desi Oakley, the women who share the role of Eva Peron on the first national tour of EVITA, stopped by CBS Studios in Pittsburgh to discuss the show, their character, and…

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Stage review: CLO’s ‘Evita’ is a night of passion at the Benedum

It’s steamy inside the Benedum Center this week, with a reimagined “Evita” providing the heat.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Earl Carpenter to Step In for Will Swenson in Les Miserables on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Earl Carpenter will join the Broadway revival of Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil’s Les Miserables as Javert, beginning August 12. Carpenter will play a limit…

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BWW CD Reviews: Nonesuch's HERE LIES LOVE (Original Cast Recording) is Bubbly, Pop-Laden Fun by David Clarke

Imelda Marcos is a ripe public figure for having a biographic musical written about her. Personally, I always expected a musical about her life would have that grand and epic cinematic sound…

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Oh What A Show! Audiences Have Fallen To The Charm Of One More Production’s “Evita” In Garden Grove, CA. by Leo Buck

Stand Back Southern California—because ‘One More Productions” is offering up their own ‘touch of star quality’ with their latest production of “Evita”! Fresh on the heels of th…

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Shenton's View: Deja vu in the West End as Evita and Cats return by Mark Shenton

The simultaneous announcement last week that not one but two Andrew Lloyd Webber classics are to return to the West End later this year has once again demonstrated his undisputed knack for a…

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Look Out! Tony Nominee Nancy Opel Is Cinderella's Newest Madame on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

There’s a new step-mama in town! Tony nominee Nancy Opel begins performances as Madame in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella on June 30. She takes over for The Nanny icon Fran …

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Cats and Evita musicals returning to West End of London by Mark Brown, Arts Correspondent

Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals will run for limited seasons at London Palladium and Dominion theatreThe Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals Cats and Evita are both returning to the West End of London…

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Cats and Evita to make West End comeback

Legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals Cats and Evita are set to return to the West End stage.

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Cats returns to the West End with reworked songs by Anita Singh

Cats comes back to the West End as part of an Eighties nostalgia trip alongside Phantom, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon and Evita

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What's New, London? Evita Will Return to the West End, Starring Marti Pellow and Madalena Alberto by

Between long-runners Phantom and Les Miz, the return of Saigon and Cats, and now this news, it’s Back to the Future for the West End. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webb…

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Evita and Cats head to West End in Andrew Lloyd Webber brace by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

New productions of the musicals Evita and Cats are set for London this autumn, the former featuring Marti Pellow as CheLondon's West End will see two new Andrew Lloyd Webber productions arri…

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Production News: Evita to reopen West End’s Dominion starring Marti Pellow by Nicola Merrifield

Evita is to return to the West End this September, starring Marti Pellow as Che and Madalena Alberto in the lead role. The musical, by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, will reopen the multi…

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Theatre News: Evita starring Marti Pellow comes to the West End

The Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will play for 55 performances at the Dominion Theatre later this year

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Vanessa Hudgens, Corey Cott, Victoria Clark, Kate Burton & More Set for NYC Reading of Broadway-Bound GIGI by BroadwayWorld

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2014- 2015 theater season today, including the pre-Broadway engagement of Gigi featuring a re-envisioned book by Heidi …

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Review: EVITA by Toby Zinman

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Dates for U.S. Screenings of Tim Rice's FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Confirmed; Will Run in Select Theaters in October by BroadwayWorld

Tim Rice 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' 'Evita' makes his long-awaited return to the musical spotlight as Fathom Events and Omniverse Vision present the legendary lyricist's stage adaptation of '…

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

7 Days Of THE LORD & THE MASTER: Day #3 - EVITA, DICK TRACY & Madonna by Pat Cerasaro

Today we continue a special spotlight series highlighting the spectacular entertainment set to be presented this coming Monday, June 16, at Joe's Pub, THE LORD amp THE MASTER BROADWAYWORLD.C…

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

This Che and Eva create a new 'Evita'

History provides juicy material for theatrical events such as “Evita,” the pop opera based on the short and tumultuous life of the first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron. Then comes the writ…

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Monday, June 9, 2014

BWW TV Exclusive - Broadway Fashion Report: Tony Awards Special by BroadwayWorld TV

The Broadway Fashion Report debuts its 2014 Tony Awards Special, hosted by Tony Award-nominee Antonio R. Marion Big Fish, Evita, Ghost, with Hollywood style expert Erin McSherry Jesse Tyler …

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 6/7- BULLETS Preps for the Tonys, ROCKY Celebrates 100th, and More! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup Today's photos come from the casts of ROCKY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, 50 SHADES, NEWSIES, Nati…

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Friday, June 6, 2014

BWW TV: Tony Marion Puts the BROADWAY FASHION SPOTLIGHT on Derek Klena! by BroadwayWorld TV

Tony Award-nominee Antonio R. Marion Big Fish, Evita, Ghost will host a new web-series with Hollywood style expert Erin McSherry Jesse Tyler Ferguson, 50 Cent, Sofia Vergara, along with Tony…

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