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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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Who is He? Vlogger 24601! Les Miz Star Ramin Karimloo Is Broadway.com’s Newest Video Blogger by Ryan McPhee

Another story must begin! Ramin Karimloo, who is currently making his Broadway debut in the revival of Les Miserables as Jean Valjean, is Broadway.com’s newest video blogger. Look out …

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Production News: Liz Robertson to perform at the Hippodrome in London by Ed Frankl

Liz Robertson will bring her one-woman show, Songs From My Trunk, to the Hippodrome Casino in London. Robertson, who has appeared in shows such as The Phantom of the Opera and A Little Night…

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Friday, April 11, 2014

American Stages: Radcliffe on Broadway, King and I rumours and Carole King off stage by Catherine Gerbrands

When Norm Lewis takes on the title role of The Phantom of the Opera next month, it will mark the first time that a black actor has played the role on Broadway and a great…

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Norm Lewis Set To Be Broadway's First African-American Lead in "The Phantom of the Opera"

Last seen on Broadway as Porgy in the 2012 Tony Award-winning revival of "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess," actor Norm Lewis is on his way back to the Main Stem, but this time, he's …

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Monday, April 7, 2014

The Secret Superstar Behind ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ by Dcontray

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Photo Flash: The Casts of Cinderella, The Phantom of the Opera, and Mamma Mia! Celebrate the Launch of Thursday Matinees

Carly Rae Jepsen and her prince charming, Joe Carroll, are among the performers delighted about the new performance opportunity.

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Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber & Norm Lewis Prep for PHANTOM Debut! by BroadwayWorld

An historic moment Broadway star Norm Lewis and award-winning composer Andrew Lloyd Webber met for the first time on stage at THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at The Majestic Theatre, yesterday, Apr…

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Several Broadway Shows Add Thursday Matinees to Lineups

Cast members from Cinderella," "Mamma Mia," and "The Phantom of the Opera" were on hand Thursday to announce an addition to their lineup: the Thursday matinee.

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STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Practices for His Debut in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA with Andrew Lloyd Webber! by Stage Tube

The Phantom of the Opera, now in its 26th year on Broadway, will welcome former 'LITTLE MERMAID' co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater…

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Phantom Heaven! Watch Norm Lewis Rehearse 'The Music of the Night' with Andrew Lloyd Webber by Broadway.com

As Norm Lewis gets ready to headline The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, he got a chance to rehearse the show's signature song, "The Music of the Night," with none other than…

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Broadway Hits ‘Cinderella,’ ‘Phantom’ and ‘Mamma Mia!’ Offer Thursday Matinees Beginning April 3 by Broadway's Best Shows

A trio of Broadway’s biggest hit musicals, Cinderella, Mamma Mia! and The Phantom of the Opera are leading the charge and meeting the needs of an audience demand for more choice and sc…

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Hooray For Matinees! Cinderella, Mamma Mia! & Phantom Stars Kick Off New Thursday Afternoon Performances by Broadway.com

Carly Rae Jepsen and Joe Carroll of Cinderella, Mary Michael Patterson and Jeremy Hays of The Phantom of the Opera and Jon Jorgenson and Elena Ricardo of Mamma Mia! celebrate the musicals&rs…

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The Men Behind the Mask! New Phantom of the Opera Star Norm Lewis Meets Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber by Lindsay Champion

Bravi, bravi, bravissimi! Norm Lewis will make history on May 12 when he becomes the first black actor to play the title role in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. But before he dons the …

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

STAGE TUBE: PHANTOM's Ben Jacoby and Julia Udine Sing 'All I Ask of You' by Stage Tube

Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has just made its Philadelphia premiere at the Academy of Music. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of …

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Brad Oscar Joins Company of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour as 'Monsieur Firmin' by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the spectacular new national touring production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA announced today that Tony Award nominee Brad Oscar will assume the role of 'Monsieur Firmin' when…

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Think of Me: Phantom and the Importance of Casting by Cara Joy David

When it was announced last week that Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis would step into The Phantom of the Opera this May, most of the press was about the fact that Lewis was to become the first …

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STAGE TUBE: Il Divo and Lea Salonga Perform MUSIC OF THE NIGHT on The Talk by Stage Tube

Il Divo and Lea Salonga made an appearance on The Talk for a special performance of Music of the Night. The song is from the long-running Broadway musical The Phantom of the Opera. Check b…

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Watch Tony Nominee Norm Lewis Give a Phantastic Preview of 'Music of the Night' by Ryan McPhee

Close your eyes and surrender to Norm Lewis' beautiful voice. The Tony nominee will soon make history as he becomes the first African American performer to play the titular role in Broad…

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Sara Jean Ford Joins Lineup of DCINY's DEFYING GRAVITY, Set for this Weekend by BroadwayWorld

Broadway star Sara Jean Ford, currently starring as Christine in Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, joins the already stellar line up for this Sunday afternoon's concert, presented by Dist…

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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

Official: Norm Lewis to Star in Industry Reading of MANDELA: A NEW MUSICAL, 3/31 by BroadwayWorld

Norm Lewis - the Tony Award nominated leading man who will soon make history as the first African-American Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway- will play the title role in a spec…

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Theater News: Tony Nominee Norm Lewis to Lead an Industry Reading of Steven M. Fisher's Mandela: A New Musical

Lewis will soon star as Broadway's first African-American Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera.

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Tony Nominee and Future Phantom Norm Lewis To Lead Reading of Mandela: A New Musical by Ryan McPhee

He’s soon to make Broadway history in The Phantom of the Opera, but first, Tony nominee Norm Lewis will take on another iconic figure: Nelson Mandela. The leading man will play the tit…

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Isn’t It Grand? Bianca Marroquin Will Return to Broadway’s Chicago by Ryan McPhee

The name on everybody’s lips is soon to once again be Bianca Marroquin. The Latina stage and screen sensation, who was recently named the first National Ambassador for The Broadway Lea…

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Character Study: Watch Hugh Panaro Transform Into Erik aka "The Phantom of the Opera" by Broadway.com

Character Study: Watch Hugh Panaro Transform Into Erik aka "The Phantom of the Opera" Get tickets to "The Phantom of the Opera": http://www.broadway.com/shows/the-phanto…

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Character Study: Watch Hugh Panaro Transform Into Erik aka The Phantom of the Opera by Broadway.com

Broadway.com brings back its popular Character Study series by spending some private time with Hugh Panaro, Broadway's Phantom of the Opera!

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Furs, Gowns & Extravaganza! Phantom's Michele McConnell Brings Fans Inside Carlotta's Closet

Michele McConnell, who stars as The Phantom of the Opera's Carlotta, shows off six gowns and furs fit for a prima donna.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

From Paris to Bluegrass: Les Miserables Star Ramin Karimloo to Release Country/Broadgrass EP by Ryan McPhee

Ramin Karimloo has the French thing down, from his current leading role on Broadway as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables and as the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera and Love Never Dies. So, …

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Monday, March 24, 2014

BWW TV: Meet THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's New Leads- Sierra Boggess & Norm Lewis! by BroadwayWorld TV

BroadwayWorld broke the news last week that The Phantom of the Opera, now in its 26th year on Broadway, will welcome former 'LITTLE MERMAID' co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cas…

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