Saturday, April 5, 2014

Broadway Theater Review: IF/THEN by Lauren Yarger

Idina Menzel. Photo: Joan MarcusIf the Writers of a Pulitzer-Prize Winning Musical Write Another One, Then It will Be a Hit, right?By Lauren YargerIf one thing happens, then another thing fo…

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Ed Hyland and Dierdre Friel Will Look for Sex, Love and Healthcare in Under My Skin by Ryan McPhee

The upcoming off-Broadway premiere of Under My Skin has added two more Broadway alums to the mix. Ed Hyland and Dierdre Friel will join the cast as Poppa Sam and the Angel, respectively. …

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Heads to AMERICAN SONGBOOK- Our Favorite Performances, Plus Songs and Scoop! by BroadwayWorld

Norm Lewis makes his eagerly anticipated solo debut at American Songbook on Saturday night at 830pm. The show is SOLD OUT, and has been for weeks, and he has been in what he calls 'training'…

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Friday, February 21, 2014


        All I could say to Kevin Spacey during our interview was, "I am so grateful."  Amazing actors of both the stage and screen are rare.  What's more rare i…

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

She's All We Need to Get By! Krystal Joy Brown Joins the Cast of Motown The Musical by Megan Meadows

Signed, sealed, delivered, she's yours! Big Fish alum Krystal Joy Brown will begin performances as Diana Ross in Motown The Musical beginning January 23. The actress takes…

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Monday, January 13, 2014

‘Motown’ to Welcome New “Diana Ross” to The Cast by Broadway\'s Best Shows

The producers of Motown: The Musical have announced that Krystal Joy Brown (Big Fish, Leap of Faith) will assume the role of “Diana Ross” beginning Thursday, January 23 at the Lu…

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MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Welcomes Krystal Joy Brown as Diana Ross by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

The producers of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL are pleased to announce that Krystal Joy Brown (Big Fish, Leap of Faith) will assume the role of “Diana Ross” beginning Thursday, January 23 at the Lu…

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Welcome to Hitsville, USA! Krystal Joy Brown Will Play Diana Ross in Broadway's Motown The Musical by Ryan Gilbert

Krystal Joy Brown is coming out to play Diana Ross in Motown The Musical, and she wants the world to know! The Big Fish alum will take over the role of the iconic diva in the Broadway produc…

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The Secret Jewish History of Bruce Springsteen

As recently as a year ago this past autumn, The New York Times misspelled the Boss’s last name as “Springstein,” reminding those of us old enough to remember that, early in Bruce Sprin…

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Sunday, December 29, 2013

Third Episode of TAKE A TEN with Jessica Phillips & Tally Sessions Now Available by BroadwayWorld

The all original ten minute musical podcast TAKE A TEN is releasing its third episode. It's a Bird It's a Plane It's my Boyfriend. stars Broadway veterans Jessica Phillips Leap of Faith, Pri…

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Leap of Faith - A New Musical by Alan Menken...

Leap of Faith A New Musical by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater on Broadway in 2012

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Wiggin’ Out!! Wig Designer to the stars, Edward J. Wilson talks ‘Big Fish’, Dolly Parton, Carol Burnett and a crazy ‘Pirate Queen’! by Scott Kaufman

Ed Wilson has been an important fixture on Broadway for years now, designing hair/wigs for some of Broadway’s most ‘Unsung’ musicals of the last several years including 9 t…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

PLAYBILL BACKSTAGE: "Leap of Faith" by Playbill Video

PLAYBILL BACKSTAGE: "Leap of Faith" Jessica Phillips, sheriff Marla McGowan in "Leap of Faith" on Broadway, takes us backstage at the St. J…

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Friday, November 1, 2013

The Book of Bobby by Rob Weinert-Kendt

The Book of Mormon has now been a Broadway hit for two and a half years, and it's now making its second trip to Denver--about as close to "Sal Tlay Ka Siti" as this irreverent if less t…

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Twitter Watch: Ryann Redmond Tweets from IF/THEN Stage! by Bww Staff

On Twitter Watch, Ryann Redmond wrote ' IfThen, the upcoming world premiere musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning creative team behind Next To Normal, Tom Kitt music, Brian Yo…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

From Sierra Boggess to Billy Porter, All the Scoop on October's 10 Hottest Shows at 54 Below by Ryan Gilbert

Fall is in full swing on and off-Broadway, and a ton of our favorite stage performers are in town and ready to take the stage at 54 Below. Get your calendar out, and read on for…

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Max and Ivan: welcome to the standup slamdown by Brian Logan

Their wrestling show put Edinburgh in a chokehold, their latest play hits London soon – and they've only been at the comedy game a few monthsIn spring this year, Max Olesker and Ivan Gonza…

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Lisa Kudrow, Richard Kind, Tyne Daly and More Set for Skylight Theatre's SALUTE Honoring Terrence McNally, 9/26-29 by BroadwayWorld

The Skylight Theatre Company is honoring multi-award winning playwright Terrence McNally in a four day star-studded event. Celebrity guests will include Lisa Kudrow Web Therapy, Friends, Les…

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Stephen Carrasco, Sharone Sayegh & More Set for Artists for World Peace on Broadway Benefit, 10/13 by BroadwayWorld

Artists for World Peace presents its third annual Broadway fundraiser. The evening will feature some of Broadway's top performers including Stephen Carrasco Kinky Boots, Ghost, Billy Elliot …

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Ryann Redmond, Curtis Holbrook and More Complete Casting for New Musical If/Then, Starring Idina Menzel by Marc Snetiker

Complete casting has been announced for the Broadway-bound musical If/Then, which will mark the Broadway return of Tony winner Idina Menzel when the show opens at the Richard Rodgers Th…

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Monday, August 12, 2013

Twitter Watch: BIG FISH Plants a Daffodil for a Fan! by BroadwayWorld

On Twitter Watch, Big Fish wrote 'No one got me a fake BigFishBroadway daffodil today. NOBODY LOVES ME Which is the name of the show I'm seeing tonight, incidentally.mrtylermartins Enjoy the…

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

LEAP OF FAITH to Get Regional Premiere at Salisbury's Piedmont Players Theatre in October by BroadwayWorld

The Tony-nominated LEAP OF FAITH, which played a short run of 24 previews and 20 performances on Broadway in Spring of 2012, will open at the Piedmont Players Theatre in Salisbury, North Car…

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Monday, August 5, 2013

Pasek & Paul’s James and the Giant Peach to Premiere at Seattle Children’s Theatre, Starring Kendra Kassebaum by Josh Ferri

A reworked musical version of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach will receive its premiere at the Seattle Children’s Theatre November 21 through January 5. Directed by SCT ar…

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Monday, July 29, 2013

Podcast with Director/Choreographer SERGIO TRUJILLO by Michael J. Roberts

Podcast with Director/Choreographer SERGIO TRUJILLO from SHOWBIZ CHICAGO on Vimeo. SERGIO TRUJILLO (Director & Choreographer). Broadway: Tony Award® winning Best Musical Memphis(OCC …

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Friday, July 26, 2013

Complete Casting for ‘Big Fish’ Announced by Esullivan

Two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Catch Me If You Can) will join Tony nominees Kate Baldwin (Finian’s Rainbow), Bobby Staggert (Ragtime) and Brad Oscar (T…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Tiny troupes try to break the ice at theater fest by Frank Scheck

When the Ice Factory Festival opens its 20th season tonight, no one will be happier than Robert Lyons, its artistic director: That’s because he’ll finally get to see the shows. The Obie…

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Capital Fringe: The Snuff Musical by Guest Writer

Kinky Boots. Bring It On: The Musical. A Christmas Story: The Musical. What do all these musicals have in common? Well, yes, they’re all Tony Nominated musicals but there’s one other uni…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Tony Winner Alice Ripley Will Play Margaret White in Seattle Production of Carrie by Josh Ferri

Tony and Audience Choice Award winner Alice Ripley will lead the Balagan Theatre’s fall production of Carrie. Ripley will star as Carrie’s religious fanatic mot…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Theater News: Danny Burstein, Raúl Esparza, Anika Noni Rose to Star in New York City Center's The Cradle Will Rock by David Gordon

Danny Burstein (Golden Boy), Raúl Esparza (Leap of Faith), Judy Kuhn (Passion), and Anika Noni Rose (Caroline, or Change) are among the actors who will star in Marc Blitzstein's The Cradle …

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

In a Word: Brandon Wicke on Third Person (Fringe: Montreal, Hamilton, Vancouver) by The Charlebois Post

Stalking the Holy Grailby Gaëtan L. CharleboisBrandon Wicke is the director and writer of Third Person, presented by Orphaned Egret Productions, a new theatre company based out of Mont…

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Monday, May 6, 2013

The SMASH Reality Index: Season 2 Episode 14 by Linda

Back by popular demand, Dave (@NineDaves) and I have teamed up to bring you our take on what’s keepin’ it real and what’s faking it each week on SMASH. Follow the 'caps here or on…

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