Friday, August 23, 2019

Frozen National Tour Announces Additional Cast by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The national tour of the hit Broadway musical Frozen, launching in Schenectady with an official opening at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre on December 4, 2019, has announced additional cast…

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First Listen: “The Sparkling Diamond” from Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Broadway Direct

The producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical and RCA Records have released a single of “The Sparkling Diamond” track from the highly-anticipated Original Broadway Cast Recording of Moulin …

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Slava’s Snowshow at the Sondheim This Holiday Season by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The international, Olivier Award-winning sensation Slava’s Snowshow is returning to Broadway for a limited engagement. This holiday season the immersive theatrical experience will once aga…

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Cast for Escape to Margaritaville Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

As the Jimmy Buffet-inspired jukebox musical Escape to Margaritaville prepares to head out on a National Tour this fall, producers have just announced the cast. Taking part in this theatrica…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Summer To Travel Across North America – Cast Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The National Tour of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical, launching this fall In Rochester, New York, has it’s cast. Dan’yelle Williamson (Memphis, Rocky) will play “Diva Donna,” Alex H…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Jordin Sparks is Next “Jenna” in Waitress by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Waitress may be shuttering this January, but that hasn’t stopped producers of the hit show from courting A-list talent for the hit Broadway musical. Their latest casting coupe will be Jord…

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Hadden-Paton, Cusack, and Yazbeck to Star in Flying Over Sunset by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

It will be another exciting season at Lincoln Center Theatre, especially with the announcement of a new musical making its Broadway premiere there in the spring of 2020. Flying Over Sunset, …

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Shoshana Bean Performs Newly Released “Door Number Three” from Waitress by Broadway Direct

Check out the amazing Shoshana Bean cover “Door Number Three” from the new Sara Bareilles EP What’s Not Inside: The Lost Songs From Waitress. Stream the EP now! Video by Blend Studios.…

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Stephen Schwartz on the Legacy of Wicked and Fostering New Talent by Broadway Direct

In this podcast, we’re speaking with Stephen Schwartz on the lasting legacy of Wicked and his role in fostering new talent for the theatre in Wicked’s new project with ASCAP, “Flying F…

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We Should Do This In Front of People by Broadway Direct

It’s 2003, and Anthony Veneziale and I are freestyle rapping around a piano in the basement of the Drama Book Shop. Anthony works here. I’m supposed to be working on my new musical In th…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Caroline, or Change Revival Headed to Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Roundabout Theatre Company will be producing the first Broadway revival of the 2004 musical Caroline, or Change. The Tony Award nominated and Olivier Award winning musical Caroline, or …

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A Soldier’s Play Sets Broadway Opening by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Pulitzer Prize-winning A Soldier’s Play, by playwright Charles Fuller, will come to Broadway for a limited-engagement this season. Under the direction of Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Su…

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The Lightning Thief Broadway Cast Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

August 18th was the birthday of fiction favorite Percy Jackson and to celebrate (a day later) producers have announced the cast for the Broadway bound production of The Lightning Thief: The …

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Listen Now: What’s Not Inside – The Lost Songs from Waitress by Broadway Direct

The producers of Waitress are thrilled to announce the release of What’s Not Inside: The Lost Songs from Waitress, a new EP featuring outtakes and demos recorded by Sara Bareilles for the …

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

The Cast of the Mean Girls Tour is Fetch! by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Put on your pink and get ready to celebrate! The cast for the National Tour of the Broadway hit Mean Girls has been announced. Previously, the “Plastics” have been announced , with Maria…

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The Inheritance Cast Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The epic two-part play The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez, coming to the Great White Way following a successful London production, begins previews on Broadway on September 27, 2019. Producers …

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Vogel’s How I Learned to Drive to Come to Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Paula Vogel’s 1997 play How I Learned to Drive is poised after almost two decades to make it Broadway premiere via Manhattan Theatre Club. The production, directed by original director Mar…

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Matthew Lopez Talks About the Unusual Love Affair that Inspired The Inheritance by Gerard Raymond For Broadway Direct

It all began when 15-year-old Matthew Lopez’s mother took him to see the Merchant Ivory movie adaptation of E.M. Forster’s Howards End. “With that one day at the movies, it seems prett…

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The Exhilarating Experience of Binge-Watching The Inheritance by Gerard Raymond For Broadway Direct

Matthew Lopez’s two-part play about contemporary gay life in New York, The Inheritance, was a runaway critical and popular hit when it premiered in London last year. Audiences compared t…

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The Inheritance Comes Home by Broadway Direct

A new play, generations in the making begins with this trailer. The Inheritance is coming to Broadway this Fall starting September 27. The post The Inheritance Comes Home appeared first on B…

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Way Down Hadestown – Tony Winner to Tour by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The train to Hadestown may be stopping in your neighborhood. The 2019 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Hadestown will begin a North American Tour in the Fall of 2020. The musical, written …

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Cast of Slave Play Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The forthcoming Broadway premiere of the Jeremy O. Harris drama Slave Play has a full cast. Producers announced today that Ato Blankson-Wood, James Cusati-Moyer, Sullivan Jones, Chalia La To…

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Jeremy Jordan Sings Unreleased Song “Without a Believer” from Waitress by Broadway Direct

Jeremy Jordan Sings "Without a Believer", an unheard track from the hit musical Waitress. Hear Sara Bareilles sing this song and more on the new EP "What's Not Inside," available for pre-ord…

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A Christmas Carol Comes to Broadway Starring Campbell Scott by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The yuletide just got a whole lot merrier on the Great White Way. The Old Vic production of A Christmas Carol, adapted from the Charles Dickens classic by Jack Thorne, is headed to Broadway …

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Monday, August 12, 2019

A Royal Engagement: Diana: A New Musical Is Broadway Bound by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Diana: A New Musical, a theatrical piece that tells the true story of Lady Diana Spencer who would go on to marry Britain’s Prince Charles and become everyone’s favorite princess, is hea…

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The Lightning Thief Coming to Broadway for a Limited Engagement by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, based on the first book (2005) in the popular book series by Rick Riordan, enjoyed a well-received, six-week, sold-out run at Off-Broadway’s…

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical Bohemian Remix by Broadway Direct

"Spectacular! Euphoric! ​In 'Moulin Rouge,' life is beautiful!" (The New York Times). Experience the spectacular, now on Broadway. The post Moulin Rouge! The Musical Bohemian Remix appeare…

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Behind-the-Scenes of the Giraffe from “Circle of Life” by Broadway Direct

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the giraffe puppet from “Circle of Life.” The Lion King continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world, with a worldwide gross…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

From Broadway to L.A. – The Illusionists to Play Dolby Theatre by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Coming hot on the heels of the news that The Illusionists will return to Broadway this holiday season, we learn that our favorite masters of magic are West Coast bound. The Illusionists – …

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

David Byrne on Bringing American Utopia to Broadway by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

David Byrne — singer/songwriter, frontman of the groundbreaking band Talking Heads, author, composer, director — is poised to add another title to his collection: Broadway star. This fal…

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The Creative Team Behind American Utopia by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

Choreographer Annie-B Parson says that in her latest work, the upcoming Broadway production American Utopia, “the music and dance are the protagonists.” And the leading players providing…

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