Thursday, March 23, 2017

More 'Aladdin' tickets on sale by Morgan Greene

Looking for "Aladdin" tickets? Your wish is granted. The North American tour of Disney's "Aladdin" will extend its Chicago stay through Sept. 10, it was announced Thursday. The final 10 week…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tina Fey’s ‘Mean Girls’ Musical Will Launch In D.C. With ‘Hamilton’ Tour Tix Asking $210 by Jeremy Gerard

Washington’s National Theatre announced its upcoming season Tuesday morning, confirming the Broadway tryout of Mean Girls, adapted from the 2004 Paramount film by scripter Tina Fey, wi…

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Mark Your Calendar! Broadway-Bound Mean Girls Stage Musical Sets Dates by Andy Lefkowitz

The new stage-musical adaptation of the film favorite Mean Girls has set dates for its world premiere production. The musical will play out of town at Washington, DC’s National Theatre…

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Bravo, Raoul! See Photos from Rodney Ingram's First Curtain Call in The Phantom of the Opera by Lindsey Sullivan

Rodney Ingram was all smiles for his first bow in The Phantom of the Opera on March 20. Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit musical welcomed the Aladdin alum as Raoul. Ingram took the s…

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This Broadway Mashup of Dear Evan Hansen, Rent, Next to Normal & Vanessa Carlton Will Make Your Week by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical Dear Evan Hansen has become a Broadway sensation, with a pop score that follows in the footsteps of shows like Rent and Next to Normal. Nathan Lucrezio, who currently appears…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

'Hamilton' is headed to Pittsburgh in 2018-19; first up: tours of 'Waitress,' 'Aladdin,' 'School of Rock' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ham­il­ton” is on its way to Pitts­burgh, but you will have to wait un­til the 2018-19 PNC Broad­way in Pitts­burgh sea­son.

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STAGE TUBE: ALADDIN's Lucrezio and Friends Mash Up DEAR EVAN HANSEN and More! by Stage Tube

Nathan Lucrezio, currently in the cast of Broadway's Aladdin, recently posted a YouTube video in which he mashed up some of his favorite songs. 'Waving Through a Window' from Dear Evan Hanse…

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Broadway Grosses: War Paint Fills the House as Shows Excel in Previews by Andy Lefkowitz

Shows in previews took off in capacity during the week ending March 19. The new musical War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, filled the Nederlander Theatre to 92.01%, up …

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ALADDIN Marks Third Year of Magic, Adventure and Romance on Broadway Today by BroadwayWorld

Disney'sAladdin, the hit Broadway musical, celebrates its 3rd anniversary on Broadway today, March 20th, 2017, at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

After Record-Breaking Opening Weekend, Beauty and the Beast to Become Most Successful Movie Musical Ever by Paul Wontorek

Disney’s big-screen remake of Beauty and the Beast is on track to become the most successful live-action movie musical of all time, raking in an estimated $170 million in its opening w…

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James Monroe Iglehart Revisits His Friends in Agrabah by BroadwayWorld

James Monroe Iglehart, the iconic originator of The Genie in ALADDIN, recently stepped down from the role that earned him a Tony in 2014. The actor will soon be joining the Broadway cast of …

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Broadway’s Marisha Wallace to Lead London Color Purple Benefit Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

American actress Marisha Wallace (Broadway’s Aladdin and Something Rotten!) will star as Celie in a concert version of The Color Purple at London’s Cadogan Hall on May 21 at 6:00…

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
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Monday, March 13, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Miss Saigon Soars in Its Broadway Return by Broadway.com

New revivals proved strong grossers this past week at the Broadway box office. The new production of Miss Saigon was a strong seller in its second week on the Great White Way. Fresh off…

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Disney's ALADDIN Announces its First Autism-Friendly Performance at London's Prince Edward Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Disney's hit new musical ALADDIN, which opened in the West End in June 2016 is pleased to announce its first dedicated Autism-Friendly Performance will take place on Tuesday 29 August 2017. …

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Theater News: This Year's Easter Bonnet Competition Announces Dates and Participating Shows

Aladdin, Wicked, The Lion King, and more begin their fundraising appeals tonight.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Wanna Go to Agrabah? Casting Underway for Live-Action ALADDIN Movie! by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Guy Ritchie will be helming a live-action re-imagining of Disney's Aladdin. The project marks the latest in a string of upcoming live-action reboots of …

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Disney Calls for Middle Eastern Actors for Aladdin Film by Olivia Clement

The movie musical, which will begin shooting this summer, is on the hunt for its Jasmine and title character.

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Live-Action Aladdin to Hold Open Casting Call by Andy Lefkowitz

Here's your chance to star in Disney's next live-action film! An open call is being held for the upcoming Aladdin remake, according to The Hollywood Reporter. British director …

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Beauty and the Beast Lyricist Howard Ashman Subject of New Documentary Film by Adam Hetrick

Ashman penned lyrics for Little Shop of Horrors, as well as the Disney favorites The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin.

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Brad Kane to Host Sing-Along at Tribeca Film Fest's Anniversary Screening of Disney's ALADDIN by Movies News Desk

To honor the 25th anniversary of Disney's 1992 ALADDIN, the Tribeca Film Festival has announced that Brad Kane, the singing voice behind the title character, will host a sing-along prior to …

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Tribeca Film Festival Will Offer 25th Anniversary Screening of Disney’s Aladdin by Andrew Gans

The celebration will feature a performance from the film’s original star.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Theater News: Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera to Welcome New Raoul Directly From Aladdin

Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical runs at the Majestic Theatre.

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Broadway's Phantom of the Opera to Welcome Rodney Ingram as Raoul by Andy Lefkowitz

Rodney Ingram is set to join the cast of Broadway's longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera, producers Cameron Mackintosh and the Really Useful Group announced today. Ingram, …

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Rodney Ingram Will Step into Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera by Ryan McPhee

The Aladdin alum joins James Barbour and Ali Ewoldt at the Majestic Theatre.

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Glenn Close's Sunset Boulevard Star Turn Holds a Top-Five Spot by Andy Lefkowitz

Glenn Close's Broadway return held strong at the Broadway box office as the Sunset Boulevard revival remained in this week's top five. The Lonny Price-helmed revival took in $1,210,2…

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Broadway Across America Report: March 2017 Tour Buzz by Broadway.com

This month, we fill you in on the latest buzz about the touring productions of Disney's Aladdin, An American in Paris, Kinky Boots and Something Rotten!.

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Dates announced for “Hamilton” at Denver Center, and the rest of the 2017-18 Broadway schedule by John Wenzel

The season also includes the first national tour of Disney's "Aladdin," the Broadway hit "School of Rock" and the return of Denver favorite "The Book of Mormon."

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Podcast: Second Episode of 'Disney on Broadway' Series Highlights ALADDIN by Disney On Broadway

As the first North American Tour ofALADDINreadies for the start of rehearsals today, host Patrick Hinds talks with the cast and crew to see how they are preparing. Interviews include Adam Ja…

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