Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Photo Flash: Alan Cumming, Constantine Maroulis, James Snyder, Amy Spanger & More Sing REEFER MADNESS at Benefit Concert by BroadwayWorld

REEFER MADNESS, the cult classic with book and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and book and music by Dan Studney, just played a one night only benefit concert at New World Stages. Directed by Ilana R…

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CINDERELLA, MATILDA and More Give Out Shakespeare Sonnets Today by BroadwayWorld

In celebration of William Shakespeare's 450th birthday today, April 23, 2014, the Broadway League has announced a series of joint activities with World Book Night U.S, a non-profit campaign …

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Numbers Game, April 21-April 27, 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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Monday, April 21, 2014

Broadway Grosses: Yo, Adrian! Welcome to the Millionaire's Club! Rocky Earns Big at the Box Office by Ryan McPhee

Broadway loves an underdog! The knockout hit Rocky made its million dollar debut this past week, bringing in $1,022,747. Your family spends Easter weekend at the boxing ring too, right?…

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CINDERELLA, MATILDA & More to Give Out Shakespeare Sonnets, 4/23 by BroadwayWorld

In celebration of William Shakespeare's 450th birthday on April 23, 2014, the Broadway League has announced a series of joint activities with World Book Night U.S, a non-profit campaign to g…

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Christopher Sieber Joins Cast of MATILDA Tonight After Delays from Injury by BroadwayWorld

Christopher Sieber will officially make his debut as the tyrant Miss Trunchbull in Broadway's Matilda the Musical tonight, April 18. Sieber was previously scheduled to begin performances in …

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Maggots Beware! Christopher Sieber (Finally) Steps Into Matilda as Miss Trunchbull by Ryan McPhee

The cast is off, so let the child-hurling begin! Tony nominee Christopher Sieber steps into Matilda as the frightening Miss Trunchbull on April 18. As previously reported, Sieber, who was or…

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Theater News: Christopher Sieber Set to Join Broadway's Matilda Tonight

The latest Miss Trunchbull's arrival was delayed for a month because of an injury.

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Odds & Ends: Idina Menzel & Denzel Washington Get Competitive, Geoffrey Rush Would Do Anything & More! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Idina Menzel, Denzel Washington & More Get Competitive Idina Menzel, Denzel Washington, Bryan Cranston, James Franco …

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA Stars Get Crafty with Easter Eggs by Stage Tube

See the four girls sharing the title role in Broadway's MATILDA THE MUSICAL get crafty with Easter eggs on People.com. Click below ot see Ava Ulloa, Gabriella Pizzolo, Paige Brady and Ripley…

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MATILDA THE MUSICAL GETS CRAFTY ON PEOPLE.COM by Jackie Green

See the four girls sharing the title role in Broadway’s MATILDA THE MUSICAL get crafty with Easter eggs on People.com. Follow the link to see Ava Ulloa, Gabriella Pizzolo, Paige Brady and…

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 14: Q and AAAAA (Part One!) by Broadway.com

Lesli Margherita of Matilda makes up a few new songs, scolds a few viewers and answers fan questions on the latest episode of Looks Not Books.

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Monday, April 14, 2014

The Maggots Score a Strike! The Cast Celebrates Matilda’s First Birthday with a Bowling Party by Broadway.com

The cast of Broadway’s Matilda gets a little bit naughty at the bowling alley! See them celebrate the hit musical’s first anniversary on Broadway at New York City’s Bowlmor…

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Coming to 54 Below: Maggots, Queens, Tappers & More to Play the New York Hotspot! by Ryan McPhee

It may finally be getting warm outside, but even in summer, 54 Below is always the hottest spot in town, with the venue featuring dozens of stage stars strutting their stuff every week. Belo…

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Friday, April 11, 2014

The “Plague” by Broadway Audience

It’s springtime! And with it comes spring allergies..I speak from personal experience.  Unfortunately, Broadway performers are not immune to illness either.  In fact, just today, cast me…

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‘The Bridges of Madison County’ on Broadway by Kevin Daly

Recently, I referred to the 1956 musical The Most Happy Fella, Frank Loesser’s lush romantic masterpiece, as a “grown-up musical for grown-ups.” Much of the current Broadw…

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Numbers Game, April 7-13, 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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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Tupac Musical ‘Holler if Ya Hear Me’ Announces Casting by Broadway's Best Shows

Award-winning slam poet, actor, singer, musician Saul Williams (Slam), Christopher Jackson (After Midnight), Saycon Sengbloh (Motown The Musical, Fela!), Ben Thompson (Matilda), John Earl Je…

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Casting announced for Broadway’s HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Award-winning slam poet, actor, singer, musician Saul Williams (Slam), Christopher Jackson (After Midnight), Saycon Sengbloh (Motown The Musical, Fela!), Ben Thompson (Matilda), John Earl Je…

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Musicals we love: Matilda by Catherine Love

With Roald Dahl's streak of naughtiness meshed with Tim Minchin's excellent lyrics, Matilda is a match made in an eight-year-old's idea of heavenIn a recent episode of Outnumbered, a headmis…

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Christopher Sieber Delays MATILDA Debut Again Following Injury; Will Join Cast 'Later This Month' by Tyler Peterson

In February, Sieber fractured a bone in his hand during rehearsals, and was believed to begin performances next week, on Tuesday, April 8. Representatives for MATILDA have now confirmed to B…

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Photo Coverage: Inside Carnegie Hall's GUYS AND DOLLS After Party with Sierra Boggess, Patrick Wilson, Andrew Lloyd Webber & More by BroadwayWorld

Carnegie Hall's gala benefit performance of Guys and Dolls was held last night, April 3 at 730 p.m. in Stern AuditoriumPerelman Stage. The cast featured Nathan Lane as Nathan Detroit Patrick…

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The Trunchbull Curse Continues: Christopher Sieber Delays First Matilda Performance Again by Imogen Lloyd Webber

What are those maggots doing to these Trunchbulls? Christopher Sieber has once again delayed his start date in Matilda on Broadway after fracturing a bone in his hand during rehearsal. …

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 3/29- ROCKY & MATILDA Show How to Stay Fit, Newsies Spell, and More! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber Divides Really Useful Group to Maximize Global Reach by Hilary Kelly

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's theatre company, The Really Useful Group, has split into two seperate companies, the Telegraph reports.In a recent article, the Telegraph has revealed that a l…

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Mamma Mia! Bernadette Peters and an ABBA Reunion to Take the Stage at the 2014 Olivier Awards by Ryan McPhee

Gimme, gimme, gimme a Broadway star before midnight! The Olivier Awards has announced that this year's ceremony will include a performance by two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters,…

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Matilda Book Club March Hangout: Matilda by Matilda The Musical Broadway

Matilda Book Club March Hangout: Matilda The MATILDA Book Club has been reading our favorite book, MATILDA, for our next Google Hangout on Thursday, March 27 at 6:00pm. We will be joined by…

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Matilda Book Club Hangout Highlights by Matilda The Musical Broadway

Matilda Book Club Hangout Highlights In celebration of over a year of Book Club Hangouts, enjoy our special highlights reel! From: Matilda The Musical Broadway Views: 6 2 ratings Time:…

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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 13: Meet the New Teeeaaaammnn by Broadway.com

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 13: Meet the New Teeeaaaammnn Get tickets to "Matilda": http://www.broadway.com/shows/matilda/ Lesli Margheri…

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Odds & Ends: Trunchbull's in Pippin, Groff's Backwards & a Newly Found Tennessee Williams Work by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Injured Trunchbull Christopher Sieber Pops Up in Pippin Christopher Sieber had to delay his first official bow as evil he…

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