Thursday, July 24, 2014

Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T. by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere of the musical FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels…

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND Begins Previews Tonight at A.R.T. by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere of the musical FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels…

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Spotight On...Courter Simmons by Michael Block

Name: Courter SimmonsHometown: Milpitas, CA (It sounds like “Mule Penis”, but it means “Little Cornfields” in some native South American language… at least that’s what they told …

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Spotlight On...Adam Harvey by Michael Block

Name: Adam HarveyHometown: Santa Fe, New MexicoEducation: Autodidact for the Joyce, Texas Tech University for the Drama, and the University of San Martin, Tarapoto, Peru for the shamanism.Fa…

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I Do! I Do! by Guest Writer

At home I have a souvenir program from the 1968 tour of I Do! I Do!. In Rochester, New York, that year, my parents saw Broadway greats Robert Preston and Mary Martin in Tom Jones’and Harve…

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Monday, July 21, 2014

VOLLEYGIRLS Benefit for It Gets Better Project, Hosted by Susan Blackwell, Set for 54 Below, 7/30 by BroadwayWorld

Chicago Fire's Monica Raymund of Sisu Theatrical Productions, LLC, Jacob Harvey of Cave 76 Productions, LLC and Jordi Coats present a cabaret-style concert of VOLLEYGIRLS, which will include…

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Friday, July 18, 2014

‘I Do! I Do!’ at Infinity Theatre Company by Amanda Gunther

Marriage is a very good thing, though it is far from easy. Rounding out their fifth season in Annapolis, the Infinity Theatre Company presents a timeless musical classic with a bit of a reva…

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Matt Harrington on His Stint as an Amateur Computer Hacker, His Favorite Alien & Terrifying Tots in Matilda by Lindsay Champion

Age: 32 Hometown: San Diego, CA Current Role: Mr. Wormwood, the loudmouthed, TV-obsessed dad audiences love to hate in Matilda on Broadway. Stage & Screen Cred: After makin…

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Stephanie J. Block, Caissie Levy & More Set for Sleep Out: Broadway Edition to Raise Awareness of Homeless Youth by Ryan McPhee

Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block and Les Miserables star Caissie Levy are among the Broadway names who will participate in the second annual Sleep Out: Broadway Edition, a one-night-only even…

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Medda's Back in the Building! Capathia Jenkins Returns to Broadway's Newsies by Ryan McPhee

The Bowery queen is back! Original Newsies star Capathia Jenkins returns to the role of Medda Larkin beginning July 15 at the Nederlander Theatre. Jenkins steps in for LaVon Fisher-Wilson, w…

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Broadway Vets Billy Harrigan Tighe and A.J. Holmes Will Star in London's The Book of Mormon by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Two Broadway vets are crossing the pond to lead The Book of Mormon in the West End. Billy Harrigan Tighe and A.J. Holmes will replace Gavin Creel and Jared Gertner as Elder Price and Elder C…

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Kelly McCormick, Beth Malone, Jason Graae, Brent Barrett and More Set for Music Circus' 2014 Season; Casting Announced! by BroadwayWorld

California Musical Theatre released casting for the remaining shows in the 64th Music Circus season, a roster of actors including Broadway veterans, Tony nominees and audience favorites from…

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

That’s Rich! Original Newsies Star Capathia Jenkins Will Return Prior to Show’s Final Broadway Bow by Ryan McPhee

She's healthy, she's wealthy, she's wise! Original Newsies star Capathia Jenkins tweeted that she will return to the musical as vaudeville showgirl Medda Larkin and a source clos…

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Broadway-Bound ‘Black Orpheus’ Will Feature Book by Lynn Nottage & Direction by George C. Wolfe by Broadway's Best Shows

Producers Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey, and Paula Marie Black* proudly announced today that the new musical stage adaptation of Black Orpheus will feature a book by Pulitzer Prize winner …

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Photo Flash: A.R.T.'s FINDING NEVERLAND - Full Rehearsal Shots! by BroadwayWorld

The American Repertory Theater A.R.T. at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director announced today the casting for its …

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Monday, July 7, 2014

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of QUARTET at The Old Globe by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe presents the third production of the 2014 Summer Season, Ronald Harwood's comedy QUARTET, directed by Richard Seer Other Desert Cities, God of Carnage, The Last Romance. Harwoo…

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Musical Stage Adaptation of BLACK ORPHEUS Headed to Broadway; Lynn Nottage to Write Book & George C. Wolfe to Direct by BroadwayWorld

Producers Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey, and Paula Marie Black announced today that the new musical stage adaptation of Black Orpheus will feature a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nott…

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Monday, June 30, 2014

The Numbers Game, June 30-July 6, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Kelsey Grammer Planning Stage Return in Harvey Weinstein Musical by BroadwayWorld

It seems like Kelsey Grammer is done with comedy television and movies- at least for now. According to the LA Times, Grammer is planning to return to the stage in a Harevy Weinstein musical.…

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Harvey Fierstein Talks to Stage17 on the Tony Awards Red Carpet! by Stage17.tv

Harvey Fierstein Talks to Stage17 on the Tony Awards Red Carpet! Harvey Fierstein stops to talk to Stage17 on the Red Carpet! See more here: http://stage17.tv/series/all-access-broadway Fr…

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Emmy Winner America Ferrera Will Star in Lips Together, Teeth Apart Off-Broadway; Complete Cast Set by Ryan McPhee

Emmy winner America Ferrera will star as Sally in the previously announced Second Stage production of Lips Together, Teeth Apart. The revival of Terrence McNally’s comedy, under the di…

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Neil Patrick Harris & the Cast of Hedwig Give a Rockin’ Gift to the Hetrick-Martin Institute For LGBT Youth by Broadway.com

Hedwig and the Angry Inch stars Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall, director Michael Mayer and the band made the world a whole lot brighter on June 25—they gave the Hetrick-Martin Institut…

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When We Were Young and Unafraid by Richard Seff

In recent times playwrights have been inviting us into worlds we would never know without them. Harvey Fierstein has set Casa Valentina in a camp in the Catskills to which certain men like t…

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Richard Armitage, interview: 'I think I'm quite a frightening person' by Telegraph Staff

The star of The Hobbit is taking on The Crucible at the Old Vic. 'It's a big mountain to climb,' he tells Chris Harvey

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Broadway Alum Max Crumm Will Join the Cast of Off-Broadway's The Fantasticks by Ryan McPhee

Broadway alum Max Crumm will join the cast of The Fantasticks in the lead role of The Boy (Matt). He will begin performances in the classic off-Broadway musical beginning July 8 at the Snapp…

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Final Bow: Final Bow: Nick Westrate Is Packing Up His Kimono and Going Home From Broadway's Casa Valentina

Harvey Fierstein's latest play closes at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Sunday, June 29.

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She's Been Executized! Haven Burton Is Kinky Boots' Newest Lauren on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Another chapter in the history of Laurens! Broadway alum Haven Burton begins performances in the Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots on June 24. She steps into the role of Lauren, taking over f…

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Monday, June 23, 2014

CASA VALENTINA Begins Final Week on Broadway; Extended Run Ends 6/29 by BroadwayWorld

CASA VALENTINA, the critically acclaimed world premiere play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, begins the final week of it…

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CASA VALENTINA Begins Final Week on Broadway; Extended Run Ends 6/29 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

CASA VALENTINA, the critically acclaimed world premiere play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, begins the final week of it…

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Broadway’s ‘Newsies’ to Play Final Performance on Broadway August 24, 2014 by Broadway's Best Shows

Newsies, the Tony Award®-winning new American musical (featuring a score with music by eight-time Academy Award® winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, with a book by four-time Ton…

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Sunday, June 22, 2014

One Week Left for CASA VALENTINA; Show to Close June 29 by BroadwayWorld

Back in May, the Manhattan Theatre Club, by special arrangement with Colin Callender, Robert Cole, Frederick Zollo and The Shubert Organization, announced an extension for Casa Valentina, th…

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