Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Spotlight On...Billy Hipkins by Michael Block

Name: Billy HipkinsHometown: Verona, NJ Education: Yes, thank you.Select Credits: Broadway: Anna Karenina, the Musical… the Musical.  Toured the USA as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, …

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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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Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Tuners, Hot Tickets & Departing Shows See Summer Box Office Bumps by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-winning A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder exceeded capacity for the fourth consecutive week as it continues to inch toward joining the millionaire’s club (coming in…

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What Did Broadway’s Book of Mormon Get Wrong by Diamond Grant

By anyone’s estimation, The Trey Parker and Matt Stone creation, The Book of Mormon, has morphed into a theatrical sensation. It has received heavy acclaim for its comedic take on the …

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Nikki James on Book of Mormon vs Les Miz by NewYorkTheater

Nikki James on Book of Mormon vs Les Miz http://newyorktheater.me/2014/07/18/n... Nikki James, who won a Tony for The Book of Mormon, talks about the difference between that show and Les Mi…

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Andrew Rannells' First 'Hedwig' Image Released: Pink Lips and Glittering Nails (Photo) by Ashley Lee

The "Girls" star who first made a splash in "The Book of Mormon" returns to the stage in August, filling the heels of Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris (and will be much taller, says Lena Hall…

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Genie Grants Wishes at ALADDIN Broadway Lottery by Disney on Broadway

Genie Grants Wishes at ALADDIN Broadway Lottery Our Broadway Genie, James Monroe Iglehart, decided to swing by our daily lottery to grant a few wishes! Subscribe to Disney On Broadway toda…

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Nikki James on Book of Mormon vs. Les Miz, and Theater vs. Film by Jonathan Mandell

Nikki James, currently Eponine on Broadway in Les Miserables, made her debut on Broadway at the age of 19, and won a Tony for originating the role of Nabulungi in The Book of Mormon. “I’…

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Nikki James on Book of Mormon vs Les Miz by NewYorkTheater

Nikki James on Book of Mormon vs Les Miz http://newyorktheater.me/2014/07/18/nikki-james-on-book-of-mormon-vs-les-miz-and-theater-vs-film/ Nikki James, who won a Tony for The Book of Mormon…

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Photo Flash: FIRST LOOK: Andrew Rannells as Hedwig in Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch

The Book of Mormon star will be taking over for Broadway favorite Neil Patrick Harris.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Ten Best Opening Numbers from Aughts’ Musicals by Andrew Kendall

Openings are always important. You’ve got the audience in the seat, now how to make them excited about staying there? It seems like every other week someone will mention that contempor…

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Bullets Star Zach Braff Hits the Red Carpet with Kate Hudson & Josh Gad for His New Movie Wish I Was Here by Lindsay Champion

Whether you donated your life savings to Zach Braff’s much-buzzed-about Kickstarter page or respectfully declined, the Bullets Over Broadway star and filmmaker’s crowd-funded mov…

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Broadway Grosses: Two New Tuners Continue to Make Box Office Splash Following 2014 Tony Awards by Ryan McPhee

It's been just over one month since we got all glammed up for the 2014 Tony Awards, and two musicals that took home significant wins that night are continuing to make their presence know…

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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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Production News: New leads announced for West End’s The Book of Mormon by Matthew Hemley

US performers Billy Harrigan Tighe and A J Holmes are to join the cast of The Book of Mormon in the West End, replacing Gavin Creel and Jared Gertner. Creel and Gertner have played ElderR…

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Broadway.com Show 7/9/14 - Theater News on James Snyder, Aaron Tveit, Sutton Foster & More by Broadway.com

The Broadway.com Show 7/9/14 - Theater News on James Snyder, Aaron Tveit, Sutton Foster & More The weekly news program written by and starring the editorial staff of Broadway.com! This …

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON Stars Parody Classic Movie Posters by Pat Cerasaro

The current leads of THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway, Kyle Selig and Cody Jamison Strand, enact a hilarious series of poses paying homage to some classic movie posters as part of a new social…

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Monday, July 7, 2014

The Numbers Game, July 7-July 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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The Book of Mormon Emoji Video by The Book Of Mormon

The Book of Mormon Emoji Video HELLO! You simply won't believe how much this emoji video will change your life! Follow BOM: https://twitter.com/BookofMormon http://instagram.com/BookofM…

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‘The Book of Mormon’ Emoji Video (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

HELLO! You simply won’t believe how much this emoji video will change your life!

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Broadway Grosses: Disney Reigns as King of the Broadway Jungle During Holiday Weekend Box Office Drop by Ryan McPhee

The Fourth of July holiday weekend marked an expected dip in box office numbers this week on Broadway. As many spent the holiday with fireworks and cookouts, box offices took in approximatel…

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Brilliant BOOK OF MORMON 'Hello!' Emoji Musical Visualization by Pat Cerasaro

A brilliant visualization of the opening number of multiple Tony Award-winning Best Musical THE BOOK OF MORMON is now available to view.

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Look Who's Dreaming of Sal Tlay Ka Siti! Broadway Alum Nikki Renee Daniels Is The Book of Mormon’s Newest Nabulungi by Ryan McPhee

Broadway alum Nikki Renée Daniels is the latest to step into the role of Nabulungi in The Book of Mormon on Broadway. The Porgy and Bess star has replaced Syesha Mercado in the Tony-w…

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Barbecue, Beer & Broadway! Five All-American Shows to See on Fourth of July Weekend by Lindsay Champion

Grab your sparklers and your American flags, because it’s time to celebrate the only holiday that makes it socially acceptable to sport these bad boys all weekend. After chowing d…

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Monty Python Live (Mostly) reviews not a dead parrot but a doddery one by Nancy Groves

Have Cleese and co reunited for the cash? Mostly, agree the critics. Despite the undeniable thrill of their old favourites, the Pythons could pay greater tribute to their own daring legacy M…

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Barbecue, Beer & Broadway! Five Sizzling Shows to See on Fourth of July Weekend by Lindsay Champion

Grab your sparklers and your American flags, because it’s time to celebrate the only holiday that makes it socially acceptable to sport these bad boys all weekend. After chowing d…

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Nikki Renee Daniels Joins THE BOOK OF MORMON As Nabalungi by Pat Cerasaro

Multi-award-winning musical THE BOOK OF MORMON welcomes a recognizable Broadway stalwart into the company in the role of Nabalungi this week, Nikki Renee Daniels.

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A Former Elphaba and an Ex-Mormon Ready for "Night of a Thousand Judys" by Playbill Video

A Former Elphaba and an Ex-Mormon Ready for "Night of a Thousand Judys" http://www.playbill.com/video Julia Murney ("Wicked") and Rory O'Malley ("The Book of Mo…

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Broadway Grosses: As Curtain Goes Down for After Midnight & All the Way, Box Office Numbers Go Up by Ryan McPhee

This week, Broadway bid farewell to After Midnight and All the Way, which both played their final performances on June 29. After Midnight, which announced its closing earlier in June, kept a…

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Fun on a Friday: The Book of Mormon visits South Park by Ken Davenport

When we were doing research for the 2014 Broadway Marketing Awards, we stumbled across the video below and thought, “Genius!  Whatever agency did this is certainly getting a nod.̶…

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

ALADDIN on Broadway: Artist Spotlight - Gregg Barnes by Disney on Broadway

ALADDIN on Broadway: Artist Spotlight - Gregg Barnes Take an up close look at the costumes of ALADDIN on Broadway and hear about the inspiration behind them from designer Gregg Barnes. Sub…

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