Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Complete Bard, Abridged (again!) by Thomas Garvey

Brooks Reeves cooks up some comedy as Titus Andronicus.Just as the swallows return each spring to Capistrano, so it seems The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) returns ev…

Linked From The Hub Review at 10:20PM

Christopher Fitzgerald Will Return to Razzle Dazzle 'Em in Chicago on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Ambassador Theatre is set to welcome a new silver-tongued Prince of the Courtroom! Christopher Fitzgerald will return to Chicago on Broadway as Billy Flynn beginning August 5. Last Octob…

Linked From at 03:13PM

Broadway's Patti Murin Brings 'Literally Patti Murin' to 54 Below 8/11 by Matt Tamanini

Don't let that ingenue face fool you - this girl's got steel pipes and the mouth of a sailor. One of Broadway's most appealing leading ladies, Patti Murin has starred in Wicked, Lysistrata J…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:12PM

Meet The Cast of 'You Can't Take it With You' by Broadway's Best Shows

Meet The Cast of 'You Can't Take it With You' 'You Can't Take it With You' begins performances August 26th, 2014, and officially opens September 28, 2014 at the Long…

Linked From YouTube at 12:44PM

Shrek the Musical , Grand Theatre, Leeds by Lisa Martland

Grand Theatre, Leeds: Shrek the Musical is the latest in a line of large-scale West End productions (The Lion King and Wicked are others) to tour the UK and Ireland, and on the evidence of t…

Linked From The Stage at 05:36AM
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

THE BEST OF IDINA MENZEL Vocal Selections Out Today by Pat Cerasaro

A new collection of sheet music pertaining to internationally recognized performer and vocalist Idina Menzel is now available to order, including hits from FROZEN, GLEE, WICKED and more.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:02AM
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

P.J. Benjamin and More to Star in Penguin Rep Theatre's THE FABULOUS LIPITONES, 8/8-31 by BroadwayWorld

Penguin Rep Theatre presents the New York premiere of The Fabulous Lipitones, a musical comedy by John Markus head writer for The Cosby Show and Mark St. Germain Freud's Last Session, Becomi…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:20PM

The Numbers Game, July 28-Aug. 3, 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…

Linked From at 07:11PM

WAKE UP with BWW 7/29/14 - WICKED Welcomes New Stars, Tamblyn Gets 'PRETTY', LIFE IS A MUSICAL in Long Island and More! by Jessica Showers

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it Today's big news The National Tour of WICKED welcomes a…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:11AM

Cynthia Erivo and Cassidy Janson Star in Ahrens & Flaherty's DESSA ROSE European Debut, Beg. Tonight at Trafalgar Studios by BroadwayWorld

Cynthia Erivo I Can't Sing, The Color Purple returns to the West End alongside Cassidy Janson Avenue Q, Wicked, Candide in the European premiere of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Dessa R…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:04AM

Chandra Lee Schwartz and Etai BenShlomo Join WICKED National Tour Today by BroadwayWorld

The company of the first North American tour of Wicked welcomes Chandra Lee Schwartz as Glinda and Etai BenShlomo today, July 29 in Salt Lake City, UT.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:04AM
Monday, July 28, 2014

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - WICKED by BroadwayWorld

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is plenty of time to…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:19PM

Lesli Margherita, Derek Klena and More Set for CABRILLO COAST-TO-COAST Benefit at The Triad, 8/4 by BroadwayWorld

Lesli Margherita Matilda, Zoro, Jenna Leigh Green Wicked, Bare, Ashley Moniz Sister Act, 9 to 5 National Tours, Derek Klena Bridges of Madison County, Melissa Mitchell LES MISERABLES, Cather…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:17PM

Broadway Grosses: Of Mice and Men Joins the Millionaire's Club in Final Week; Beautiful Continues to Soar by Ryan McPhee

The star-studded revival of Of Mice and Men played its final performance on July 27, but not before joining the Millionaire's Club. The production, which announced its recoupment last mo…

Linked From at 05:12PM

Nick Pitera & Peter Hollens Wow With WICKED Viral Video, 'Nick's Version' Now Available by Pat Cerasaro

Versatile vocalist and performer Nick Pitera has introduced an astounding new a capella duet take on a series of songs from the incredibly popular Oz-themed musical WICKED along with fellow …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:16PM

WICKED Reunion! Megan Hilty, Eden Espinosa & Shoshana Bean Perform Live by Pat Cerasaro

A trifecta of terrifically talented triple-threats famous for their headlining roles in Oz-themed mega-hit WICKED convened this week to share a special performance live onstage - Eden Espino…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:14PM

Weekend Poll Top Three: There’s No Place Like Home! Fans Want the Original Witches & Princess Back on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Who says you can have too much of a good thing? We have Constantine Maroulis reprising his Tony-nominated performance as Drew in Rock of Ages next month and Tony winner Andrea Martin swingin…

Linked From at 12:09PM

Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway Will Transfer to London's West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Following an acclaimed run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory, Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway will transfer to the West End. The show will play a limited engagement a…

Linked From at 10:06AM

BWW Single Review: Saycon Sengbloh's 'Everything' Keeps Your Summer Hot by David Clarke

Broadway veteran Saycon Sengbloh isn't letting the early closing of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME get her down. Ever since she caught the attention of theatergoers in AIDA and WICKED, her fans have f…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:08AM
Sunday, July 27, 2014

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Part 2 - 7/26 - National Tour of WICKED Says Farewell to Glinda, and More! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our July 26th SIP round-up Check out part one HERE. Yesterday's SIPs com…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:06PM

This Week’s Picks! Sing Like Idina Menzel, Go Jersey with Ryan Molloy & Get Jazzy with Lindsay Mendez by Pete Croatto

Sitting in bed all day with the covers over your head is fun, but you know what’s even better? Seizing the day, Newsies-style! There's so much to do, including Lindsay Mendez&rsquo…

Linked From at 12:23AM
Friday, July 25, 2014

Top 5 Songs from the New “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” Album by Rebecca Kaplan

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a cult 1998 punk rock musical written by and starring John Cameron Mitchell, with music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, is back onstage. The gritty rock musical has s…

Linked From at 05:13PM

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Ben Fankhauser and Matthew McCorry Rose Sing Alexander Sage Oyen's 'Gods Among Men' by BroadwayWorld TV

This week's features composer is Alexander Sage Oyen. Newsies' Ben Fankhauser and Wicked's Matthew McCorry Rose performed this song from his new musical 'Outlaws' at our concert at 54 Below.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:13PM

THE NETHER – Royal Court SW1 by Libby Purves

  A WORLD FOR THE WICKED         It quotes a Roethke poem: “Dark, dark my light, and darker my desire..” Indeed it is. In a shiningly hyper-real world suspended …

Linked From at 02:11PM

Spotlight On...Marissa Miller by Michael Block

Name: Marissa MillerHometown: I grew up in Haverhill, MA-a town north of Boston.Education: BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory and Masters in 'survival skills' from growing u…

Linked From TheaterInTheNow at 01:13PM

Amazing Grace Musical to Have World Premiere in Chicago Before Heading to Broadway by Lauren Yarger

Josh Young performs "Testimony" from Amazing Grace on June 23 at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. in Chicago.  Photo: Amy Boyle Photography.Casting is complete for the world…

Linked From at 04:09AM
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL's Jake Epstein Guest Stars in the IAN Season Finale by TV News Desk

In the final episode of ian, hold onto your hats, partners. ian imagines himself the hero of an old spaghetti western and takes on The Black Cowboy, Beautiful The Carole King Musical's Jake …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:13PM

VIDEO: BEAUTIFUL's Jake Epstein and WICKED's Sarah Schenkkan Guest Star in the IAN Season Finale by TV News Desk

In the final episode of ian, hold onto your hats, partners. ian imagines himself the hero of an old spaghetti western and takes on The Black Cowboy, Beautiful The Carole King Musical's Jake …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:13PM

Happy Birthday Kristin Chenoweth! by Andrew Kendall

Today, Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth celebrates her 46th birthday. The 4’11 songstress is easily one of the most easily identifiable stars of the Broadway stage both for her heigh…

Linked From at 04:38PM

Odds & Ends: Shia LaBoeuf's Day in Court, Audra McDonald's Number One & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Shia LaBoeuf's Day in Court Shia LaBoeuf’s lawyers are negotiating with prosecutors for a plea deal after his r…

Linked From at 03:12PM

Photo Flash: First Look at Nancy Opel & Paige Faure in CINDERELLA! by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award winning musical Rodgers Hammerstein's CINDERELLA recently welcomed Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel to the cast, playing Cinderella's wicked Stepmother. Paige Faure also recentl…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:09PM