Monday, July 21, 2014

The Numbers Game, July 21-July 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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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Exclusive! Step Inside the Starry Season Two Launch Party of Wesley Taylor & Mitchell Jarvis’ Web Series It Could Be Worse by

What do you get when you combine the forces of two Rock of Ages alums and set them loose with a camera? It Could Be Worse, starring Wesley Taylor and Mitchell Jarvis! The second season …

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Spotlight On...Ryan Farnsworth by Michael Block

Name: Ryan FarnsworthHometown: Dunsmuir, CAEducation: BFA in Musical Theatre, Honors in Acting, Honors in Musical Theatre, UC IrvineSelect Credits: Candide (Candide), Godspell (Jesus), Greas…

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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Interviews: With a Second Season and Hulu Distribution on the Horizon, It Could Be Worse for Wesley Taylor and Mitchell Jarvis

The Rock of Ages stars return to the small screen with the latest episodes of their popular series.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

How to Market a Show: On The Town by JK

These days for a new Broadway show to be heard above the din of Times Square, the buzz and squawking of social media, and the one-upsmanship (for the good and bad) of critical notices and pu…

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Review: Rock Of Ages (Tour-Bristol Hippodrome)

Rock Of Ages is a delight if you're into 1980's rock.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Gentleman's Guide, If/Then, Wicked, Les Miz & More Set for Broadway in Bryant Park by Ryan McPhee

It’s summertime in New York, which means it’s time to brave the heat on your lunch break and head to Bryant Park! 106.7 LITE FM’s annual Broadway in Bryant Park series kick…

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Stay, Kid! If/Then’s James Snyder Will Stick Around as a Video Blogger by Ryan McPhee

Everyone’s waiting on you, kid! By popular demand (and by the power of the Twitterverse,) If/Then star James Snyder’s vlog, Hey Kid: Backstage at If/Then with J…

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Rock of Ages' Carrie St. Louis Proves She's Got Real '80s Street Cred

Carrie St. Louis, the new star of Broadway's Rock of Ages, shares her ultimate '80s picks with BroadwayBox.

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Trashy Outfits Need Love Too by Mark Peikert

Meet the wardrobe wizard at Broadway’s Rock of Ages — “I like to refer to Rock of Ages as the big little show,” says wardrobe supervisor Wendall Goings. As he puts it…

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Carrie St. Louis on Her Transformation From Opera Singer to Belting ‘80s Babe in Rock of Ages by Lindsay Champion

Age: 24 Hometown: Palm Desert, CA Current Role: A Broadway debut as small-town girl Sherrie Christian, who takes a midnight train to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of becoming an act…

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Capital Fringe 2014 Preview: ‘Martin, Love, Sex & Rhythm’ by Alvaro Maldonado by Guest Author

Martin, Love, Sex & Rhythm is a sexy rock/pop musical comprised of an all-male cast that confronts contemporary gay issues against the backdrop of current and classic Top 40 songs. The p…

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Oh, What a (So-So) Weekend! Jersey Boys Movie Not a Chart Topper by Paul Wontorek

Clint Eastwood’s big-screen adaptation of the Broadway smash Jersey Boys brought in $13.5 million in its first weekend in multiplexes, landing in 4th place at the box office. Those num…

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Jeremy Jordan to Make New York City Solo Debut at 54 Below With Breaking Character by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Jeremy Jordan will make his New York City solo concert debut at 54 Below this fall with his show Breaking Character. The Tony nominee will play the Times Square hotspot October 27 through No…

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Friday, June 20, 2014

From Dapper Suits to Bedazzled Unitards: Rock Of Ages’ Cody Scott Lancaster Charts His Fashion Evolution

Cody Scott Lancaster, who plays the flamboyant Franz, shows off five looks he rocks in Broadway’s Rock of Ages.

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The 2013 - 2014 Box Office Final Summarry by JK

#1The numbers are in, and the 2013 - 2014 Broadway season showed gains in all three indicators (attendance, grosses and playing weeks)  For more about the record books, click HERE.…

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

BROADWAY PREVIEWS JUNE 2014 by The Broadway Channel

BROADWAY PREVIEWS JUNE 2014 The Broadway Channel congratulates all the winners and nominees of the 68th Annual Tony Awards hosted by Hugh Jackman. Tamsen Fadal was on the red carpet to inte…

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Theater News: Rocky and Rock of Ages Ensemblists Bare It All for Broadway Bares

The Ensemblist goes behind the scenes of Jerry Mitchell's annual fundraising striptease.

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Sunday, June 15, 2014

This Week’s Picks! Party with Bright Lights, Head to Jersey & Rock Hard at Bares by Pete Croatto

It stinks you probably didn’t get tix to see Idina Menzel at her sold-out concert at Radio City Music Hall, but please stop sobbing. And put away the vat of Chunky Monkey. We don&rsquo…

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Box Office: 2013 - 2014 Season: Quarter 4 by JK

#1 Again!The numbers are in and the entire 2013-2014 Broadway Season was one for the record books, in terms of the box office.  Below, all 41 shows that played during the last 13 weeks …

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Constantine Maroulis & Marilu Henner to Lead Industry Readings of New Musical GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, 6/24 by BroadwayWorld

On Tuesday, June 24, Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis Rock of Ages and stage and screen icon Marilu Henner The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Chicago will headline private industry rea…

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Tonight's NERDS Concert at 54 Below with Wesley Taylor, Lauren Molina & More Sells Out by BroadwayWorld

The concert version of NERDS, a new Broadway-bound musical, tonight, Wednesday, June 11 at 54 Below, 254 W. 54th Street, is now sold out. The concert will feature a cast of Broadway favorit…

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Broadway Grosses: Hedwig and the Angry Inch Plays Record-Breaking Week Prior to Taking Home Four Tonys by Ryan McPhee

Come on, sugar daddy, bring it home! Prior to roping in four Tony awards on June 8, including Best Revival of a Musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch set a box office record at the Belasco Thea…

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Sunday, June 8, 2014

ACT ONE's Beowulf Boritt Wins Tony for Best Scenic Design of a Play by BroadwayWorld

ACT ONE's Beowulf Boritt has won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play. Act One marks Boritt's LCT debut. His Broadway credits include The Scottsboro Boys Tony nomination, Son…

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Photos! New York Rangers Fave Ron Duguay Has Nothin’ But a Good Time in Rock of Ages Cameo by

The New York Rangers are teaming up with the hit Broadway rock musical Rock of Ages for a two-week celebration of the Stanley Cup Final! Former Rangers all-star and MSG Network Hockey Analys…

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Photo Coverage: Ron Duguay Celebrates the NY Rangers at ROCK OF AGES! by Kevin Thomas Garcia

In this town, there are only two crews who truly know how to rock the flow - and finally, the two united as Broadway's Best Party, Rock of Ages, hosts a two-week power play in celebration of…

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Q&A: Lindsay Janisse

The wonderful talented gorgeous Lindsay Janisse is our second guest for the Broadway Bares episode! Name: Lindsay Janisse Where are you from? Detroit, MI Broadway credits: Wicked and Rock…

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Monday, June 2, 2014

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Nominated Tuners Play Packed Houses as the Big Sunday Approaches by Ryan McPhee

It's the week before the Tonys and audiences are scrambling to catch some nominated shows before they potentially bring home top honors at Radio City Music Hall! Three of this year's…

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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/31- LES MISERABLES Gets Crafty, BULLETS Takes a Field Trip, 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, ROCK OF AGES,…

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

What’s on My Dressing Table: Carrie St. Louis of ‘Rock of Ages’ by Dcontray

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