Friday, January 18, 2019

Michael James Scott Returns to the Broadway Cast of Aladdin by Drew Shade

Michael James Scott recently mounted the Australian production of Aladdin starring as the Genie. Now he’s ready to return to the cast at the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway. He wi…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Late-night concert series announced for MT Fest UK by Eleni Cashell

Musical theatre fans, prepare yourselves, there’s a series of late-night informal concerts with some of your favourite West End stars on the horizon.The series, entitled Night Caps, has al…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Trio of Disney’s Aladdin Stars Set Encore Performance of The Genies’ Jukebox at Joe’s Pub by Adam Hetrick

Major Attaway, Juwan Crawley, and Deonté L. Warren are reuniting for a second volume of their hit concert that debuted last year.

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Ashley Park, Jelani Alladin and More Celebrate Disney's New Mickey Exhibition by

A smattering of Broadway stars gathered on January 15 to celebrate 90 years of Disney's beloved mascot, Mickey Mouse. Disney Theatrical productions Newsies, The Lion King, Froz…

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Telly Leung Will Sing Happy and the Beatles Following Aladdin Run by Andrew Gans

The Broadway actor has announced several concert dates after he departs the Disney musical.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Prom Standout Isabelle McCalla on Watching Cats Every Day and Writing a Paper (!) on Co-Star Beth Leavel by Caitlin Moynihan

To say it’s been a rewarding year for Isabelle McCalla would be an understatement. Not only did the actress make her Broadway debut in Aladdin, she is now featured in The Prom as …

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Photo Flash: Christian Borle, Susan Egan, and More Speak on Disney Theatricals Panel at BroadwayCon by BroadwayWorld

Last night Friday, January 11, 2019 Disney Theatrical Productions hosted Disney Theatrical at 25 The Stars Align at BroadwayCon in Manhattan. The lively panel was made up of some of the star…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Make Way! Ainsley Melham & Michael James Scott Are the New Stars of Broadway's Aladdin by Andy Lefkowitz

Ainsley Melham and Michael James Scott, standout stars of the Australian and London productions of Disney's Aladdin, will head into the hit Broadway production at the New Amsterdam Theat…

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Ainsley Melham, Michael James Scott, and Mike Longo Join Cast of ALADDIN by BroadwayWorld

As it approaches its 5th anniversary, Aladdin welcomes three new principal cast members to the company.

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Ainsley Melham and Michael James Scott Will Join Broadway Cast of Aladdin by Ryan McPhee

The pair reprise their performances as Aladdin and the Genie after taking the stage in Australia.

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Rosie O'Donnell & More to Join Norm Lewis & Jessie Mueller in Kennedy Center's The Music Man by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen favorite Rosie O'Donnell is among the newly announced lineup of stars set to lead the Kennedy Center's upcoming staging of The Music Man. O'Donnell will tak…

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BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To ALADDIN on Broadway by Bww Contests

BroadwayWorld is celebrating the new year by giving you a chance to win tickets to ALADDIN on Broadway The winner will receive two tickets to a performance of their choosing. The contest wil…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

SUNSET BOULEVARD, SISTER ACT 3 and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's January Stage-to-Screen Report by TV News Desk

There have been many announcements in the last month about upcoming stage to screen adaptations. RENT LIVE released additional casting, Glenn Close spoke about the upcoming SUNSET BOULEVARD …

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone with ALADDIN's Jacob Dickey by Broadway's Backbone

From the Broadway Company and current 1st National tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,Madeline Doherty. Maddieadmits that fear and intimidation have been some of the best partners in …

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Smash Holiday Week Ignites a Series of Box Office Records by Andy Lefkowitz

The week between Christmas and New Year's saw a slew of record-breaking grosses for shows across the Great White Way. Leading the path was Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed stage adaptation o…

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Monday, December 31, 2018

Disney Scores Triple Crown On Broadway With Three Record-Breaking Shows by Lee Seymour

FROZEN, ALADDIN, and THE LION KING together accounted for 15% of the entire industry's sales in 2018.

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How Did Broadway Stars Celebrate the Holidays in 2019? by Marc J. Franklin

Take a look backstage at how the casts of Broadway’s The Prom, Waitress, the Aladdin national tour, and more celebrated the holiday season.

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Aladdin review Motherwell Theatre – ‘popular, but patchy panto’ by Thom Dibdin

Spillers Pantomimes returns to Motherwell for the 13th year running with a show that is so popular it had its run extended

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Monday, December 24, 2018

Aladdin review – deadpan dame Paul Merton leads panto supergroup by Paul Fleckney

New Wimbledon theatre, LondonMagician Pete Firman conjures up laughs, while Blue singer Lee Ryan joins the fun in this uplifting 3D pantoGood old panto. Where else would you get Paul Merton,…

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Aladdin review at Theatre Royal Norwich – ‘flatpack panto’ by Fergus Morgan

A city of Norwich’s size really deserves a better panto than this. The Theatre Royal’s annual offering – Aladdin this year –

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Saturday, December 22, 2018

Squartro at The Esplanade, Singapore by Blouin Artinfo

The music group of five friends; together called Squartro bring a melange of musical numbers and Christmas songs to Singapore’s Esplanade Concourse on December 24.We learn from Esplanade…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Aladdin review at Octagon Theatre, Yeovil – ‘a vibrant production’ by Jeremy Brien

The regular return of pantomime production teams to the same theatre is usually a sure-fire marker, and Evolution Pantomimes’ vibrant production for

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Aladdin review at Corn Exchange, Exeter – ‘some ingenious ideas’ by Jeremy Brien

Shakespeare had the notion first in The Comedy of Errors – the comic opportunities presented by two sets of estranged siblings separated

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

See a First Look of Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, and Will Smith in the Live-Action ALADDIN! by TV News Desk

Entertainment Weekly took to Twitter to share the cover of their latest issue, featuring the stars of 'Aladdin.' They tell fans to 'Get a shining, shimmering, splendid first look at the reim…

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‘I didn’t see anybody who wasn’t smiling’: ALADDIN – Dartford by Liz Dyer

The promise “Everything you could wish for in a panto” I would say underplays what we actually got. Aladdin at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford was so much more.

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Aladdin starring Ashley Banjo and Diversity review at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend – ‘exceptional dance’ by Paul Vale

The dance troupe Diversity took part in its first ever pantomime last year at the Palladium, where it added some exceptional dance

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

‘Even the teenagers enjoyed it’: ALADDIN – New Wimbledon Theatre ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Panto season is upon us once again, and this year at the New Wimbledon Theatre, we are transported to Old Peking in Aladdin.

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Aladdin, New Wimbledon Theatre review - Paul Merton's panto Dame debut by Veronica Lee

Enjoyable but underpoweredPaul Merton has a lot of strings to his bow – stand-up, improv artist, historian of silent-movie-era comedy, quiz-show panellist, to name a few – and now he add…

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Christmas on stage in London and Oxford — reviews

Snowflake, Old Fire Station; The Messiah, The Other Palace; and Aladdin, Hackney Empire

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BWW Review: ALADDIN, King's Theatre, Glasgow by Fraser Macdonald

Under the direction of Nigel West, Glasgow's King's Theatre once again delivers a seriously entertaining pantomime.

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