Monday, November 11, 2019

VIDEO SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Cast Sings Iconic Spongebob Quotes

It's far from a typical Bikini Bottom day because cast members from Nickelodeon's The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage are singing some of the most iconic lines from the beloved cartoon. Hav…

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Review Roundup: Disney+'s HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES

Disney+'s 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' arrives tomorrow, November 12, with the launch of the new streaming platform.

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BWW Readers Respond to WEST SIDE STORY Revival Cutting 'I Feel Pretty' and the 'Somewhere' Ballet

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ivo van Hove has revealed details about the changes he has made for his reimagined production West Side Story is coming to Broadway this season, includi…

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Review Roundup: Kristin Chenoweth Returns to Broadway in FOR THE GIRLS

Kristin Chenoweth returns to the Broadway stage in a live concert celebrating the release of her new album FOR THE GIRLS (Concord Records, produced by Steve Tyrell), with Music Direction by …

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BWW Interview: WE WILL ROCK YOU's Trevor Coll on Bringing the North American Tour to New York City & Singing Queen's Iconic Anthems

Announced by Annerin Theatricals earlier this year, the North American tour of the Queen-inspired musical, WE WILL ROCK YOU, which debuted in 2002, returns to New York City this November at …

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BWW Exclusive: Watch Kristin Chenoweth Bring FOR THE GIRLS to Broadway!

The 4'11' powerhouse exploded onto the Broadway stage at The Nederlander Theatre, for her limited 8-performance run of FOR THE GIRLS, this weekend, to packed houses. At then end of the shows…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 11th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL and A CHRISTMAS CAROL Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (24.28%), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (8.10%), Beetlejuice (2.64%), Freestyle Love Supreme (2.20%) and Hadestown…

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Angela Sclafani & Benjamin Velez To Receive This Year's Fred Ebb Award For Excellence in Musical Theatre Songwriting

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the fifteenth annual Fred Ebb Award fo…

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Piccadilly Theatre Will Resume Performances of DEATH OF A SALESMAN Tonight

Piccadilly Theatre to resume performances of Death of a Salesman tonight, Monday 11th November at 7.30pm. Following the incident at the Piccadilly Theatre on Wednesday 6th November, Westmin…

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Marc Shaiman Will Write Original Music For Revival of PLAZA SUITE Starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Gavin Kalin Productions, and Hal Luftig announced today that Tony Award® winner Marc Shaiman will write original music for the recently announced produ…

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Get Tickets Now to See the Final Week of Kristin Chenoweth on Broadway in FOR THE GIRLS

Live on Broadway through Nov. 17. A Celebration of music's most passionate women from Broadway's most vibrant star. KRISTIN CHENOWETH: FOR THE GIRLS, book now for the best seat.

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VIDEO: NEWSIES' Chaz Wolcott Takes Over Instagram!

We seized the day yesterday thanks to Chaz Wolcott taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at a two-show day of Arena Stage's production of Newsies! So in case you missed it (or jus…

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What's Playing on Broadway: November 11-17, 2019

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for November 11-17.

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Willie Garson

Today's conversation is with Lang Leav- an international best-selling author and social media sensation. She is the winner of a Qantas Spirit of Youth Award and coveted Churchill Fellowship.…

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LEONARD SOLOWAY'S BROADWAY to Stream on Amazon Prime Video Nov. 12

Leonard Soloway's Broadway, a new documentary produced and directed by Jeff Wolk (After Louie; Last Glimmer of Day) will be available for purchase on Amazon as well as on demand and dig…

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VIDEO: First Look at Footage From FUNNY GIRL in Paris, Starring Christina Bianco

Christina Bianco leads Funny Girl in Paris, which began performances at Théâtre Marigny November 7th, 2019. Get a first look at footage from the production!

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Arifa Akbar Will Replace Michael Billington as Guardian's Chief Theatre Critic

BroadwayWorld recently reported that Michael Billington is stepping down as the Guardian's chief theatre critic. According to The Stage, Arifa Akbar will succeed Billington.

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VIDEO: SUCCESSION's Brian Cox Talks Playing LBJ on Broadway on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

'Successiona?? star Brian Cox sat down with Ryan Seacrest and guest co-host Carrie Underwood to talk about playing Lyndon B. Johnson in 'The Great Society' on Broadway on today's a?oeLive wi…

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HADESTOWN Becomes First Musical Of 2018-2019 Season To Recoup Investment

Hadestown, the Tony Award-winning Best New Musical has become the first musical of the 2018-2019 Broadway season to recoup its initial investment of $11.5M.

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VIDEO: John Oliver Sings to Coal CEO Robert Murray in Epic Musical Number

Over the past two years, John Oliver has been involved in a lawsuit with coal company CEO Robert Murray, after Oliver called Murray a 'geriatric Dr. Evil' and made fun of his energy corporat…

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Wake Up With BWW 11/11: MTC Fall Benefit, and More!

Today's top stories: MTC has its fall benefit today, and more!

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Anthony Rapp Announces Engagement to Boyfriend Ken Ithiphol

Anthony Rapp has revealed that he is engaged! He made a post on Instagram, announcing that he has asked his boyfriend, Ken Ithiphol, to marry him, and he said yes.

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FROZEN Tour Will Feature a New Anna and Elsa Duet, 'I Can't Lose You'

The national tour of Frozen kicks off today, and it was just announced that it will be featuring a new song!

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BWW Flashback: LINDA VISTA Concludes Broadway Run Today

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Linda Vista, by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts (August: Osage County), concludes its Broadway run today, November 10, at the Hayes The…

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Young Broadway Actress Laurel Griggs Has Passed Away

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that young Broadway actress Laurel Griggs has passed away.

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BWW TV: Robyn Hurder and Ricky Rojas Tell All About the Magic of MOULIN ROUGE

The Moulin Rouge is open for business eight times a week at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, and while Satine and Christian might be the characters that fans flock to see, it's Nini and Santiago w…

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Reaction Roundup: FROZEN 2 - Check Out the Early Buzz For Disney's Anticipated Sequel!

Critics are unleashing their first reactions to Frozen 2, with many saying it is better than the original. The film officially opens in U.S. theater on November 22, but you can read the init…

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WEST SIDE STORY Revival Will Not Include 'I Feel Pretty' and the 'Somewhere' Ballet

Ivo Van Hove's reimagined West Side Story is coming to Broadway this season. In a new interview with Vogue, he has revealed some of the changes he has made, including cutting two iconic mome…

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VIDEO: Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen Act Out Trump's Ukraine Call on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT

Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen recently appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where they acted out Trump's Ukraine call.

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CATS Film Will Miss the Deadline For Multiple Award Nominations This Season

It has been revealed that the upcoming Cats film will miss multiple awards deadlines for this upcoming award season.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Photo Coverage: Inside Rehearsal For ROCKERS ON BROADWAY, Part 2

The Path Fund Inc. presents this year's ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: The 70's on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 8 p.m. Get a peek inside rehearsals below!

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