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Monday, February 8, 2016

BWW Exclusive: And the 2016 Hollywood Bowl Summer Musical Is...??? by Rialto Chatter

It's usually around this time of year that the Hollywood Bowl announces their summer musical, and this year we haven't heard yet, officially... so we sent out our spies in Los Angeles to see…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:53PM
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

UPDATE: Bette Midler Confirms Broadway Return in HELLO, DOLLY Next Year! by Rialto Chatter

UPDATE Bette Midler has announced on Twitter that she will indeed be making her return to Broadway next year in Jerry Herman amp Michael Stewart's Tony-winning musical HELLO DOLLY

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:13AM
Monday, January 18, 2016

Rialto Chatter: Bette Midler Hints at Broadway Return in HELLO, DOLLY! by Rialto Chatter

Dolly could be headed back to Broadway, with Bette Midler saying 'Hello' in the title role.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:05PM
Monday, November 23, 2015

Rialto Chatter: Will Harvey Weinstein Bring SINGIN IN THE RAIN to Broadway in 2016? by Rialto Chatter

Now according to the Wrap, Harvey Weinstein has plans to bring the production to Broadway following its run in Paris, which is set to conclude on January 17.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:14PM
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Rialto Chatter: Will Scott Rudin Bring Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS to Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Stephen Karam's The Humans featuring Cassie Beck,Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell, Lauren Klein, Arian Moayed and Sarah Steele, just opened earlier th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:08PM
Monday, October 12, 2015

Rialto Chatter: SCARLET PIMPERNEL Broadway Revival in the Works? WONDERLAND to Make West End Debut? by Rialto Chatter

Just last nightPBS aired a new episode of its 66TH AND BROADWAY series, this time featuring the work of composer Frank Wildhorn, and on the show, he revealed scoops on the status of two of h…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:12AM
Tuesday, September 29, 2015

BAT OUT OF HELL Musical Sets November Developmental Lab; 2016 Premiere? by Rialto Chatter

First announced back in 2009, BroadwayWorld.com broke news earlier this yearabout the long gestating BAT OUT OF HELL Musical - revealing exclusively thatmusician and producer Todd Rundgrenjo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:37PM
Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Rialto Chatter: West End GYPSY Starring Imelda Staunton to Be Filmed for Broadcast, Release? by Rialto Chatter

According to an email sent to a ticket buyer and alerted to BroadwayWorld.com, plans are underway for the BBC to film the London production during the first week of October for potential bro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:03AM
Friday, June 12, 2015

Rialto Chatter: Sierra Boggess to Join SCHOOL OF ROCK on Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

BroadwayWorld.com has learned that Sierra Boggess, who's worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber previously in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and LOVE NEVER DIES, is in advanced talks to reunite with the …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:15PM
Friday, June 5, 2015

Rialto Chatter Exclusive: Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING Heading to New York Next? by Rialto Chatter

BroadwayWorld.com has learned that the highly-acclaimed production of SPRING AWAKENING currently running through June 14 at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is in active talks…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:09PM
Monday, May 25, 2015

RIALTO CHATTER: Timberlake, Efron Interested in MEMPHIS Film? by Rialto Chatter

Back in May, the New York Post reported that pop-star Justin Timberlake had been expressing interest in starring in a film version of the Tony-winning musical, MEMPHIS. Now, with Zac Efron h…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Broadway Next for DEATHTRAP? by Rialto Chatter

Michael Riedel reports in today's New York Post that the West End production of DEATHTRAP which stars Simon Russell Beale and Jonathan Groff has its eyes on Broadway if it receives positive …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

Fraser, O'Hare & Coolidge Open Elling at the Barrymore Nov. 21; Previews Nov. 2 by Rialto Chatter

As BroadwayWorld previously speculated, Brendan Fraser, who's film career includes The Mummy, G.I. Joe, Encino Man, Journey to the Center of the Earth and other films will make his Broadway…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: BOOK OF MORMON to Play Eugene O'Neill? by Rialto Chatter

THE BOOK OF MORMON, a new original musical comedy from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q composer and co-creator Robert Lopez, will premiere on Broadway in March, 2…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

CHATTER: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Headed to West End? by Rialto Chatter

UK Theatre Site WhatsOnStage.com is reporting the buzz that MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET might be headed to the West End in 2011 with talks underway. There's no word at the current time on potenti…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

Shindle to play 'Mad Hatter' in Bway's WONDERLAND? by Rialto Chatter

WONDERLAND A New Alice. A New Musical Adventure will open on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre on Sunday, April 17, 2011 and performances will begin Monday, March 21.Michael Musto reveals in T…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Billy Crudup to Return to Broadway in Arcadia? by Rialto Chatter

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Billy Crudup will be returning to Broadway in Arcadia, a show in which he made his Broadway debut back in 1995. The show is set to launch in February.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Cher Musical Headed to Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

PopEater.com is reporting that a musical inspired by the life and career of Cher is currently in the works. The mastermind behind the project is producer-director-writer Andy Fickman. Says F…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Mulligan Wants to Play Juliet on Broadway by Rialto Chatter

According to the Internet Movie database, Academy Award nominee Carey Mulligan has always wanted to play Shakespeare's Juliet while she is still young enough for the role. The 25 year old i…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

Billy Joe Armstrong to Join AMERICAN IDIOT - One Week Only! by Rialto Chatter

The producers of the critically acclaimed AMERICAN IDIOT announced today that Green Day frontman and the musicals composer co-author Billie Joe Armstrong will make his Broadway debut as St.…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER FOLLIES Update: Cattrall, Dossett Out; Paige & Lavin In? by Rialto Chatter

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced back in August that Bernadette Peters will star as Sally Durant Plummer in the Kennedy Center production of Follies in the Eisenh…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Is Dee Snider Joining ROCK OF AGES? by Rialto Chatter

BroadwayGirlNYC has revealed via a blog entry that Twisted Sister's Dee Snider may be joining the ROCK OF AGES cast on Broadway for a 10 week stint. Writes BroadwayGirlNYC I have it on good…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Nicholson & Hoffman in Talks to Join AUGUST Film? by Rialto Chatter

BroadwayWorld.com has learned from a Broadway insider that in talks to join the film alongside Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts are none other than Jack Nicholson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Nata…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

Rialto Chatter: Micahel Andrew Set for NUTTY PROFESSOR? by Rialto Chatter

According to report by Michael Musto for Village Voice, Michael Andrew will star in the upcoming Broadway production of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR'. Director Jerry Lewis said, I've got Michael And…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

Rialto Chatter: Weisz Set for Hare's PLENTY? by Rialto Chatter

According to a report by Baz Bamigboye in UK Daily Mail, Rachel Weisz will appear in the upcoming revival of David Hare's Plenty. Robert Fox will produce the show, while David Leveaux is set…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

THE NORMAL HEART Coming to Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

Last night, October 18, the Joel Grey-directed, 25th anniversary staged reading of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play, The Normal Heart, earned a heartfelt standing ovation at the Walter Ke…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Hart, Kenwright to Work on LOVE NEVER DIES? by Rialto Chatter

According to a report by Baz Bamigboye for Uk Daily Mail, LOVE NEVER DIES lyricist Charles Hart has made some changes to the lyrics in the show, that will be implemented during their previou…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: THE KING'S SPEECH to Come to Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

According to the NY Times, there is a chance that the Colin Firth film, 'The King's Speech' might make an appearance on a Broadway or West End stage, depending on how well the movie does thi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Peters & Nunn to Team on FOLLIES in the West End or Broadway? by Rialto Chatter

A rep for A Little Night Music star Bernadette Peters has revealed to the New York Times that Bernadette Peters and Trevor Nunn are hoping to continue their collaboration, possibly in the fo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Butz, Tveit Set for Bway's CATCH ME IF YOU CAN? by Rialto Chatter

According to a report by Variety, Broadway veterans Norbert Leo Butz and Aaron Tviet might be reprising their roles in the upcoming Broadway production of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN. The duo played…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Safety Issues to Postpone SPIDER-MAN Again? by Rialto Chatter

According to the NY Times, the Broadway run of Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark might be postponed once again this time, because of safety issues. As reported previously, inspectors from The New…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

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