Thursday, April 17, 2014

Stephen Schwartz to be Honored at American Opera Projects's 25th Anniversary Gala, 5/12 by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, May 12, 2014, AOP American Opera Projects hosts its 25th Anniversary Gala honoring Stephen Schwartz, composer and lyricist of Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell as well as the AOP-devel…

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Theater Shelf: Godspell, Death Takes A Holiday, The King(s) and I (Actually Several I’s) by Bill Hirschman

Theater Shelf, a recurring feature, reviews recently-released books, CDs and DVDs of interest to theater lovers. Some are popular titles like a new Original Cast Recording, others are works …

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Constantine Maroulis, Telly Leung and More Complete Cast of REEFER MADNESS IN CONCERT at New World Stages, 4/19 by BroadwayWorld

Constantine Maroulis Jekyll amp Hyde, Rock of Ages, Telly Leung Glee, Godspell, Harry S. Murphy Reefer Madness, Allison Scagliotti 'Warehouse 13,' Jasper in Deadland, Kevin Carolan Newsies, …

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Photo Coverage: Carolee Carmello, Telly Leung & More Sing at BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS at 54 Below by Stephen Sorokoff

Last night, 54 Below celebrated some of the most memorable show-stopping musical moments from Broadway. The show featured some of Broadway's greatest stars, including Tony nominee Carolee Ca…

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Photo Coverage: Carolee Carmello Previews BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS at 54 Below by Walter McBride

On April 10, celebrate some of the most memorable show-stopping musical moments from Broadway at 54 Below.The show will feature some of Broadway's greatest stars, including Tony nominee Caro…

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

HAIRSPRAY, GUYS & DOLLS, GODSPELL Revival & More Now Available on Scene Partner by BroadwayWorld

Music Theatre International MTI announces that with the new partnership started last year with, several MTI titles are now available digitally on the Scene Partner WebStore…

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

STAGE TUBE: Telly Leung Sings WICKED & More at LA's Rockwell by Stage Tube

Los Angeles's exciting live, music performance space Rockwell Table amp Stage just welcomed Broadway amp TV's Telly Leung Broadway's GODSPELL, GLEE, RENT, WICKED performing an electrifying e…

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

STAGE TUBE: Eric Michael Krop Sings 'Two Day Earthquake' at BROADWAY SESSIONS by Stage Tube

Eric Michael Krop Godspell performed 'Two Day Earthquake' at Broadway Sessions on March 6th, 2014. Click below to hear him sing

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

David Baddiel: why I'm turning The Infidel into my first musical by David Baddiel

As a Kickstarter campaign is launched to fund Infidel: the Musical, the comic and author explains why his cult comedy about Jews and Muslims was ripe for a stage makeoverPerhaps surprisingly…

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Saturday, March 15, 2014

A Whole New Musical: StarKid Set to Make 54 Below Debut with Hit Aladdin Parody Twisted by Paul Wontorek

Got Aladdin fever? You're not alone! The acclaimed theater troupe StarKid are bringing a concert version of their hit musical parody Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier to 54 Bel…

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Exclusive! Watch Ben Vereen and Stephen Schwartz by Evan Seplow

Last week Tony Winner Ben Vereen (Pippin) was honored with a Bistro Award and Tony Winner Stephen Schwartz (Composer Wicked, Pippin, Godspell) gave funny opening remarks. Vereen’s open…

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Theatre News: Marti Webb reunites with David Essex for Godspell gala

The one-off concert takes place at the Lyric Theatre on 19 May

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Odds & Ends: Salonga, Sierra & Ramin Reunite! Ben Daniels sees Starz! Jeremy Irons' Godspell Return? by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's your daily guide to all the "odds and ends" buzz that's going on in and around the Great White Way!   Salonga, Sierra, Ramin & Samantha Barks to Make Swe…

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Bistro Awards – The Perfect Cabaret by Glenn Quentin

Award shows are innately lengthy. Most drag on and on, making you regret saying ‘yes’ to your invite.  The 29th Annual Bistro Awards, however, were delightful and engaging.  Ho…

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Stephen Schwartz & Dee Dee Bridgewater Present at Bistro Awards Honoring Ben Vereen Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The 29th Annual Bistro Awards gala, set to take place tonight, March 4, has announced two new presenters. Stephen Schwartz, the Oscar, Tony, Grammy, and Golden Globe-winning composerlyricist…

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Contest: Win Tickets to Defying Gravity by Linda

Time for another contest! I'm giving away a pair of tickets to Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz and Eric Whitacre at Avery Fisher Hall on Sunday, March 30, at 2 p.m. Accom…

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

‘Godspell’ at The Catholic University of America by Jessica Vaughan by Jessica Vaughan

Long before Stephen Schwartz wrote about a wicked witch, he took on the Book of Matthew in the controversial and revolutionary musical Godspell. He and co-creator John-Michael Tebelak update…

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Godspell to Return to London's West End for One-Night-Only, Hosted by Original Cast Member David Essex by

Turn Back, O Man! Legendary rock musical Godspell is to return to the West End for the first time since it premiered there 42 years ago. The one-night-only concert on May 19, in aid of the M…

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Theatre News: Godspell returns to West End for one-off concert starring Andy Abraham

The concert is the first time the musical has been staged in the West End since its premiere

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Production News: David Essex to host Godspell concert production by Matthew Hemley

David Essex is to introduce a concert production of the musical Godspell that will run in the West End in May. Essex played Jesus in the production of the Stephen Schwartz musical 42 years a…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Stephen Schwartz & Dee Dee Bridgewater to Present at Bistro Awards Honoring Ben Vereen, 3/4 by BroadwayWorld

The 29th Annual Bistro Awards gala, set to take place on Tuesday, March 4, has announced two new presenters. Stephen Schwartz, the Oscar, Tony, Grammy, and Golden Globe-winning composerlyric…

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Sunday, February 16, 2014

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Feb 15, Part 2 - ROCKY Gets Tough Backstage and More! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our February 15th SIP round-up. Yesterday's SIPs come from the casts of B…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Tony Winner Andrea Martin to Star in Roundabout Revival of Noises Off on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Tony and Emmy Award winner Andrea Martin is to star as Dotty in the new revival of Michael Frayn's Noises Off on Broadway. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, the previously reported Roundab…

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Get Into a Nerd Groove with Broadway’s Nick Blaemire and The Hustle at Le Poisson Rouge by Beth Stevens

It’s time to rock out with your inner nerd! Broadway’s Nick Blaemire (Godspell, Glory Days, Dogfight) and his "nerd soul" band The Hustle will play at Le Poisson R…

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Sunday, February 9, 2014

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Feb. 8 - Part 2 - GODSPELL National Tour Celebrates 100th Performance; Plus WICKED, FLASHDANCE & More! by BroadwayWorld

Yesterday's SIPs come from the national tours of GODSPELL, FLASHDANCE, EVITA, WE WILL ROCK YOU, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and WICKED Plus, check out shots from a slew of regional productions of …

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

F. Michael Haynie, Julia Mattison & Michael Campayno to Lead CYRANO DE BURGER SHACK Reading Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

Stageworks Media will present an industry reading of Cyrano de Burger Shack, A New High School Musical written by award-winning playwright Jeremy Desmon and directed by Jeremy Dobrish, which…

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Nick Blaemire and the Hustle to Team with Downtown Crowd for Concert at Le Poisson Rouge on 2/10 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway songwriter and performer Nick Blaemire GODSPELL, GLORY DAYS, DOGFIGHT and his 'nerd soul' band The Hustle will join forces with fellow double-duty man Aaron LaVigne SPIDERMAN, RENT …

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Monday, February 3, 2014

West End Transfer of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Don Black's Tell Me On a Sunday Extends by

The West End transfer of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s Tell Me On a Sunday has now extended through March 8 at the Duchess Theatre. Marti Webb will continue to play her…

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Friday, January 31, 2014

Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Kyle Dean Massey, Drew Gasparini & Nick Blaemire Set for FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME Benefit Concert, 2/10 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's Nick Blaemire Godspell, Andrew Keenan-Bolger Newsies, Kyle Dean Massey Wicked, Next To Normal, and musical theater composer Drew Gasparini complete the lineup of performers for Fe…

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It's a Bird, It's a Plane! Tony Winner Jeremy Irons & Oscar Nominee Jesse Eisenberg Join Superman/Batman Movie by Damian Bellino

Tony winner Jeremy Irons and off-Broadway vet Jesse Eisenberg will join the cast of Zack Snyder’s upcoming as-yet-untitled Superman/Batman movie. Eisenberg is set to play iconic Superm…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

“Samson and Delilah” — A Biblical Love Story Inspires New Musical by Matthew Wexler

Contributor Scott Redman reviews the concept recording of Samson and Delilah: A Love Story. The Bible has been the source of multiple successful musicals including Jesus Christ Superstar, G…

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