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Monday, February 11, 2013

Once wins the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album by Loganne

Once, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, has received the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, it was announced last night at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards in …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 02:25PM
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Smash is Back! Review Round-Up by Loganne

Smash is Back! The much anticipated second season of Smash premiered on Tuesday, February 5. The two-hour episode had twitter abuzz and critics clamoring, but what did everyone think? It is…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 10:04AM

Complete Cast Announced for Two By Two, starring Jason Alexander by Loganne

Complete casting has been announced for the York Theatre Company’s season opener the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti, Two By Two,  with book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Martin Charnin, mu…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:25AM
Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Music Superstar Gloria Estefan Is Bringing Her Life Story & Music to Broadway by Loganne

Grammy Award winner Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio Estefan are all set to produce a new Broadway show. The duo on Tuesday announced that they’ve teamed up with the Nederlander O…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 04:31PM

MTC’s THE MADRID, Starring Edie Falco Begins Previews Today, February 5 by Loganne

Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of The Madrid, the new play by Liz Flahive, directed by Leigh Silverman begins previews today, February 5 at 7 PM at MTC at New York City Cente…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 03:02PM
Monday, February 4, 2013

Harry Potter Star, Daniel Radcliffe Offers Some Helpful Acting Tips- Check out the Video! by Loganne

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe spills the beans on what it takes to be a successful actor in this video. The young star has played in the most successful movie series of the decade, has …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 04:55PM

Broadway’s PIPPIN Announces Casting for Broadway Run by Loganne

Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin, directed by Diane Paulus, will feature the entire cast from its American Repertory Theater production in Cambridge, MA. They include Mat…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 04:38PM

Tony Winner Alan Cumming Returns to Broadway This Spring in Acclaimed One-Man Interpretation of MACBETH by Loganne

Direct from acclaimed, sold-out engagements at the National Theatre of Scotland and the Lincoln Center Festival, Tony and Olivier Award winner (“Cabaret”) and two-time Emmy nomin…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 12:15PM

Tickets On Sale For Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, starring Sigourney Weaver by Loganne

Tickets for the Broadway Premiere of Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which comes on the heels of its sold-out run at Lincoln Center, are officially on sale�…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:26AM
Friday, February 1, 2013

Top Ten Movie Musicals by Loganne

The movie musical is back! Though the golden age of the movie musical is said to have been sometime between 1930 and 1960, musicals have always been a relevant genre and, today, it thrives. …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 02:00PM

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Producers Plan to Proceed by Loganne

Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s is in the clear. The production reports that its money issues have been sorted and the show will open as planned. As previously reported, one of th…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 01:45PM

Broadway Backwards Names Celebrity Performers- Stephanie J. Block in the Line-Up by Loganne

Academy Award winner and four-time Tony Award nominees Estelle Parsons, two-time Tony Award winner Judy Kaye and two-time Emmy Award winning comedian Bruce Vilanch will be featured at the ei…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 10:00AM
Thursday, January 31, 2013

I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers, starring Bett Midler, Gets a Broadway Home by Loganne

I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers, starring Better Midler has found a home. The new play by Tony Award winner John Logan and directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello will play t…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 12:10PM
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Aaron Sorkin Drops Out of Writing Broadway’s Houdini, Starring Hugh Jackman by Loganne reports that Aaron Sorkin has dropped out of the Boradway production of Houdini. Sorkin was to write the libretto for the musical, which is to star Hugh Jackman as the famous ma…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 03:06PM

Breakfast at Tiffany’s in Jeopardy After Investor Withdraws Funds by Loganne

The New York Times reports that producers of Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s are struggling to raise $1 million after a major investor withdrew from the $4 million production. Br…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 02:45PM

One Night Stand Movie, Documenting the 24-Hour Creation of a Musical, Screenings Jan. 30 by Loganne

NCM Fathom Events, Overnight Musicals and The Broadway League present “One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day,” a one-night event broadcast to movie theatres nationwide Jan. 3…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 12:10PM
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, starring Sigourney Wearer and David Hyde Pierce, Headed to Broadway by Loganne

Hot off of its sold-out run at Lincoln Center, Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is headed to Broadway.  The 17-week strictly limited engagement is set to begin …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 04:27PM

Why Anne Hathaway Has to Win the Oscar! Check Out the Video. by Loganne

Anne Hathaway’s performance in Les Miserables has garnered plenty of attention. The actress most recently nabbed the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress and many think she’s a …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 02:00PM

Complete Casting Announced for Broadway Premiere of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Starring Emilia Clarke by Loganne

The complete cast has been announced for the world premiere of Tony Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg’s new play, Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, which begins previ…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:22AM
Monday, January 28, 2013

Book of Mormon Claims Top Spot: Broadway Grosses Week Ending Jan 27, 2013 by Loganne

The Book of Mormon nabs the top spot for the week ending January 27, 2013. The production played to its normal standing room only crowds, with an average ticket price of $186.92 (by far the …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 04:40PM

A Mean Girls Musical in the Works? Tina Fey Confirms! by Loganne

At Sunday’s SAG Awards, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, who wrote the Mean Girls screenplay, told E! News that a Mean Girls musical is on her to-do list after her NBC series, “30 …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 01:09PM

Broadway’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Sets Closing Date by Loganne

Time to say goodbye to George and Martha. The 50th anniversary Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? will complete its (extended) limited engagement on Ma…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 12:59PM

Jaime Cepero Will Return to Smash After All by Loganne

TVLine reports that Jaime Cepero will reprise his role as world’s most horrible assistant, Ellis,  in the upcoming second season of “Smash.” It was previously reported that C…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 12:09PM
Friday, January 25, 2013

Bill Pullman Will Join The Other Place on Broadway in February by Loganne

Bill Pullman (“1600 Penn;” The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?) will join the cast of The Other Place starting Tuesday, February 5 at Manhattan Theater Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theat…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 12:14PM
Thursday, January 24, 2013

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart to star on Broadway in the fall of 2013. by Loganne

International screen and television stars Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will return to Broadway playing in a rotating schedule of two of the most iconic plays of the 20th Century. Ia…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 05:20PM

Tom Sturridge joins the cast of Lyle Kessler’s Orphans by Loganne

Tom Sturridge, the British stage and film actor whose credits include Being Julia and On The Road, will make his Broadway debut this spring in Orphans. Film credits include “Bein…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 02:13PM
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

MTC’s The Madrid, starring Edie Falco, extends – tickets now on sale through April 21 by Loganne

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce a one week extension for The Madrid, the world premiere play by Liz Flahive (From Up Here, “Nurse Jackie”), directed by Leigh Silverman�…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 02:31PM
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The Other Place Announces Extension Due to Popular Demand, New First Preview Date for The Assembled Parties by Loganne

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of The Other Place, the new play by Sharr White, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, has been extended by one week due to popu…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 01:46PM

The Heiress’ Jessica Chastain takes on Hollywood and Broadway Box Office by Loganne

The numbers are in and stage and screen star Jessica Chastain had a fantastic week at the box office– on both coasts.  The Academy Award-nominated actress had the top two grossing mo…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 01:23PM
Monday, January 21, 2013

Grosses Up for the Week Ending January 20, 2013 by Loganne

Wicked took the top spot for the week ending January 20, 2013. And Broadway said goodbye to both Glengarry Glen Ross and Peter and the Starcatcher. In its final week, Glengarry, starring Al …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 11:29PM
Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending Jan. 13 by Loganne

The Book of Mormon is back in the top spot at the box office for the week ending January 13. Longtime favorites The Lion King and Wicked follow with Spider-man and Once rounding out the top …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 01:45PM

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