Friday, February 14, 2020

“Beautiful” – A Flawed But Effective Chronicle Of The Rise Of Carole King by Cary Ginell

The appeal of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, which arrived in Thousand Oaks on February 13 for a four-day run, can be summed up by the comments of an elderly couple leaving the Fred Kav…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Alysha Deslorieux to Join David Hyde Pierce & Ari'el Stachel in New Musical The Visitor at the Public Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum Alysha Deslorieux has taken over the role of Zainab in the world premiere musical The Visitor, set to arrive at off-Broadway's Public Theater this spring. Deslorieux replace…

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Review: The Simon and Garfunkel Story at the National by Christopher Henley

There are a few ways to handle the often reviled, increasingly prevalent form we know as the “jukebox musical.” Sometimes (Mama Mia!, as an example), the music catalog of a popular artis…

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Yas, Queen! Six Star Abby Mueller Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Abby Mueller, the multi-talented stage star who will soon appear as Jane Seymour in the new Broadway musical Six, has signed on to lead's latest vlog, "Yas, Queen!," beginning o…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Call Answered: Douglas Lyons: "Chicken and Biscuits" at Queens Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

Douglas Lyons is a playwright, composer, lyricist, and actor working and living in New York City. He was most recently seen on Broadway as an original member of Beautiful: The Carole King Mu…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

New Musical Trevor, Based on the Oscar-Winning Short Film That Launched The Trevor Project, to Open Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Trevor: The Musical, a new show based on the Academy Award-winning short film Trevor, will arrive at off-Broadway's Stage 42 this spring. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical collaborators Ma…

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‘Trevor: The Musical’ Based On Oscar-Winning Short Film Set For Off Broadway Debut by Greg Evans

Trevor: The Musical, an acclaimed stage adaptation of the 1994 Oscar-winning short film that gave rise to one of the nation’s most prominent LGBTQ organizations, will make its New York deb…

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The Nanny musical in the works for Broadway by way of Fran Drescher, Rachel Bloom by Nick Romano

All thoughts about a Nanny revival have been replaced by Wednesday’s tremendous news out of Broadway. The Nanny, Fran Drescher’s iconically comic sitcom from the ’90s, is being develop…

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Wicked's Nancy Opel: Ms. January 2020 by JK

Ms. Broadway January 2020 Wicked's Nancy Opel With her current role as Madame Morrible in Wicked, this month's Ms. Broadway has been in 14 Broadway shows! Congratulations, Nancy Opel! (If…

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Jagged Little Pill by Joseph Pisano

Given the personal nature of Morissette's artistic output, it might be surprising to learn that the Broadway version of Jagged Little Pill doesn't take the easy biographical route for its bo…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Broadway's Company Revival Finalizes Principal Casting; Rashidra Scott to Play Susan by Andy Lefkowitz

Principal casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company. Stage veteran Rashidra Scott will take on the role of Susan in the new product…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Rising Above the Pack by Mo Brady

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Review by Mo Brady …

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Mr. Broadway: November 2019: The Elder Prices of The Book of Mormon by JK

Hello! We thought we'd do something a little different in celebrating Mr. Broadway (and thanks to Janet V from Boston - are you drowsy? - for the suggestion!). This month, we are taking a l…

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Monday, October 28, 2019

We'll Still Love You Tomorrow, Beautiful! Go Inside the Final Performance of the Carole King Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

The earth moved under our feet on October 27 when Beautiful: The Carole King Musical played its final performance at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. After almost six years and over 2418 perfor…

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Broadway Grosses: Beautiful Plays to Packed Houses in Its Final Week by

Just short of six years after beginning performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, the long-running hit bio-show Beautiful: The Carole King Musical wrapped up its hit run on October 27. T…

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Grosses Analysis: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Plays to SRO Crowds During Final Week on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The musical opened at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in January 2014.

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Inside the Final Performance of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The musical concluded its six-year run at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre October 27.

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Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Ends its Six-Year Run on Broadway

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical ended its Broadway run yesterday, October 27th, 2019, after having played 60 preview and 2,418 regular performances, surpassing the original production of …

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

6 ‘Beautiful’ actors dish about meeting, playing Carole King by Barbara Hoffman

For nearly six years, Carole King has watched her life — the early years, anyway — flash before her eyes at “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” which ends its Broadway run Sunday. …

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Becky Gulsvig to Take Over as Beverley Bass in Come From Away on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Becky Gulsvig, the star who delighted audiences across America in the national tour of Come From Away, will reprise her turn as Beverley Bass in the Broadway production beginning on November…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Inside the Beau Album (feat. Saint Aubyn) by Angela Tricarico

In advance of Sony Masterworks’ release of Beau, a new musical by Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar, The Ensemblist speaks to Broadway actors featured on the album. In Beau, eight actor-m…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Mario Cantone to Star in World Premiere of Musical Fantasy Bliss at 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-nominated actor Mario Cantone has been announced to star as Sir Pincus Glimmermore in the brand-new musical Bliss, slated to make its world premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Saint Aubyn Wants You to Dance in the Aisles at Ain't Too Proud on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Joshua Morgan and Saint Aubyn in Ain't Too Proud (Photo: Matthew Murphy) Saint Aubyn is currently making audiences scream and shout with joy as Dennis Edwards in Ain't Too Proud – The Li…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Cory Jeacoma on the 'Huge Undertaking' of Being the Final Gerry Goffin in Beautiful and an Intro to His Adorable Pup by Caitlin Moynihan

Sarah Bockel and Cory Jeacoma in Beautiful (Photo: Joan Marcus) Cory Jeacoma can currently be seen playing Gerry Goffin in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, which marks his Broadway debu…

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Last Chance to See Beautiful, Jordin Sparks in Waitress and More! by Caitlin Moynihan

The summer heat is fading and fall weather is settling into the air, which means change is coming: Broadway is about to say farewell to some leading ladies and a longtime hit musical. Her…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for the Broadway Premiere of Six by

Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Six. The main-stem transfer of the Olivier-nominated musical will begin previews on February 13, 2020 ahead of a Marc…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

The Band's Visit Tour's Chilina Kennedy Opens Up About Taking the Tony-Winning Musical on the Road by Ryan Gilbert

After an epic run (over 1,000 performances!) as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, stage favorite Chilina Kennedy (Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia!) is now leading the firs…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Six Announces Casting for Broadway Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is set for the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Six. The previously announced main-stem transfer of the Olivier-nominated musical will begin previews on February 13, 202…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Beautiful Welcomes Sarah Bockel & Cory Jeacoma as Carole King & Gerry Goffin by Andy Lefkowitz

Sarah Bockel, former Broadway and tour star of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, reprises her celebrated turn in the title role on the Great White Way beginning on September 5. Also joinin…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Sarah Bockel & Cory Jeacoma to Join Broadway's Beautiful as Carole King & Gerry Goffin by Ryan Gilbert

Sarah Bockel, the talented former Broadway and tour star of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, has signed on to reprise her cheered turn in the title role on the Great White Way beginning o…

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The New Faces of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Broadway musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical has a few exciting months ahead of itself as the long-running hit goes into the final stretch of its tenure on the Great White Way. To…

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