Tuesday, May 29, 2018

‘Let’s hope this isn’t the last we see of this sweet show’: A LITTLE PRINCESS – Royal Festival Hall ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

After the recent success in the UK of Big Fish and The Addams Family, Andrew Lippa’s lesser-known show A Little Princess has had its UK premiere at the Southbank Centre.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Broadway creators of 'Big Fish' intervene in Greenfield theater cancellation by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A community theater in Greenfield has run afoul of the creators of the musical “Big Fish” after canceling a production of the show that had been scheduled to open June 15.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

‘Big Fish’ Authors Denounce Community Theater Cancellation Of Musical Over Gay Dad Characters by Greg Evans

A Pittsburgh “family-friendly” community theater has canceled a production of the musical Big Fish after a dispute with the director over the inclusion of a same-sex couple as ba…

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Exclusive: BIG FISH Creators Speak Out Following Show Cancellation At Pittsburgh Community Theatre Over LGBT Representation by BroadwayWorld

The Palisade Playhouse has canceled their upcoming production of BIG FISH after the director and several performers quit following a dispute with the producing team over the inclusion of gay…

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Pittsburgh Community Theatre Cancels BIG FISH Following Director's Inclusion Of Gay Ensemble Characters by BroadwayWorld

The Palisade Playhouse has canceled their upcoming production of BIG FISH after the director and several performers quit following a dispute with the producing team over the inclusion of gay…

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Big Fish’ at Silhouette Stages by Johanna Alonso

It’s not rare to see a musical that matches the grandiose scale of “Big Fish,” directed by TJ Lukacsina. But shows like that are usually set in Neverland and Oz, not rural Alabama. Bas…

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

Review: ‘Big Fish’ by Silhouette Stages at Slayton House by Susan Brall

Big Fish, directed by TJ Lukacsina, opened this weekend at Slayton House in Columbia, Maryland. With the musical, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by John August, Big Fish opened o…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

VIDEO: Norbert Leo Butz Delivers a Special Message to Arts Students Performing BIG FISH by Stage Tube

Norbert Leo Butz, the Tony-nominated star of the current Broadway revival of My Fair Lady, took some time to deliver a special message and some insider pro tips to the cast of Orbit Arts Aca…

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Photo Flash: First Look at Amanda Abbington in A LITTLE PRINCESS by BroadwayWorld

SherlockstarAmanda AbbingtonandSunset Boulevardleading manDanny Macare starring in the UK premiere of the musical A Little Princess by Tony-nominated composerlyricist Andrew Lippa Big Fish,T…

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More Star Casting Announced For the UK Premiere Of A LITTLE PRINCESS by BroadwayWorld

More star casting is announced for the UK premiere of the musical A Little Princess by Tony-nominated composerlyricist Andrew Lippa Big Fish,The Addams Family, The Wild Party.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Avicii’s Sexy Dance Revolution Plays Out After Death by Mark Beech

Avicii’s seismic effect on the world of music is still being assessed, some days after his tragically early death at the age of 28. With his music shooting back up the charts, tributes hav…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Ben Crawford Is the New Star of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera by Andy Lefkowitz

Power-voiced stage alum Ben Crawford begins his run in Broadway's longest-running musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, on April 16. The talented actor takes …

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Friday, March 9, 2018

Ben Crawford Is The Phantom of the Opera's New Masked Man by Andy Lefkowitz

Power-voiced stage alum Ben Crawford has been announced as the new star of Broadway's longest-running musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. Beginning on April…

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Ms. Broadway February 2018: Kate Baldwin by JK

I haven't always loved every show I've seen her in, but I can say unequivocally that I have loved every one of Kate Baldwin's  performances I've had the privilege of witnessing (her las…

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Broadway Backwards to Return April 2 by Mark A. Robinson

One of Broadway’s most-eagerly anticipated and cleverly-constructed fundraisers, Broadway Backwards, it set to return this April 2, 2018. The one-night only event will be held at Broadway…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

VIDEO: Ramin Karimloo Rehearses Songs From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN and More for His Upcoming Concert by Stage Tube

Broadway and West End star Ramin Karimloo will return to London with his new solo show at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, on 13 January 2018. Karimloo posted a video from rehearsal to…

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Friday, December 29, 2017

Top Albums of 2017: Lorde, Lamar – and a Lot of New Stars You Need to Hear by Mark Beech

The usual suspects dominate many lists of the best albums of 2017, both those compiled by critics and listeners. Kendrick Lamar gets multiple mentions in these lists, as does Jay-Z, LCD Soun…

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The Soft Moon bring therapeutic vibes to Le Trabendo, Paris by Guy Lambert

The Soft Moon will perform at Le Trabendo, Paris. The performance is part of the tour to promote the upcoming album “Criminal.” The album is to be released in February 2018 on Sacred Bon…

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Saturday, December 16, 2017

It's @eugeniusuk! @WarwickADavis announces cast for his musical premiere @TheOtherPalace

Laura Baldwin is making herself at home at The Other Palace. After she finishes in Big Fish, she'll stay on to star opposite American Liam Forde, making his London stage debut, in the premie…

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Ciara Renée Joins Rock Musical Lizzie in Chicago by Olivia Clement

The Big Fish actor joins the cast of the hit musical from the women-focused Firebrand Theatre.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

VIDEO: The Cast of BIG FISH Performs at the Royal Variety Performance by Stage Tube

The cast of Big Fish the Musical recently performed at the Royal Variety Performance. Check out the video Kelsey Grammer stars in Big Fish THE MUSICAL as Edward Bloom, alongside Clare Burt a…

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Front Porch Theatricals' Cabaret Fundraiser by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazete

#MusicFromTheFrontPorch: Pittsburgh’s boutique summer musical company, Front Porch Theatricals, presented a grand night for singing and a 2018 season announcement Monday night at the Cabar…

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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London Theater Reviews: On Stage, ‘The Exorcist’ Lacks the Movie’s Chills by Matt Wolf

Sean Mathias’s adaptation of the 1973 horror film and a David Mamet classic fall flat, but “Big Fish The Musical” gives our critic hope.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Big Fish at The Other Palace by Emma Clarendon

Frasier's Kelsey Grammer stars in Nigel Harman’s UK premiere of Broadway musical Big Fish, based on the Tim Burton film. The production continues at The Other Palace in London until 30 Dec…

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Monday, November 13, 2017

BIG FISH THE MUSICAL – The Other Palace ★★★ by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

Kelsey Grammer brings gravitas and empathy to this largely bed-bound role. His decent singing voice does its best to wrest emotion from Edward’s gruff Southern accent but on boisterous son…

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Big Fish,The Other Palace, London, review: Kelsey Grammer has a natural stage presence by David Lister, David Lister

The star of American sitcom 'Frazier', Grammer, stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical about a father and son relationship, which ends up pulling at the heartstrings

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Review Roundup: BIG FISH Fights the Dragons in London by Review Roundups

Meet Edward Bloom, an ordinary man, and an extraordinary father. He has always told his son tall tales filled with beauty, love and imagination but when his son confronts him about what is m…

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Big Fish review – lifeless male bonding musical by Susannah Clapp

The Other Palace, LondonKelsey Grammer plays a father recovering from a stroke in this soppy, short-lived Broadway showJohn August and Andrew Lippa’s musical Big Fish, adapted from Daniel …

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Did London Critics Like Revised Big Fish Musical Starring Kelsey Grammer? by Adam Hetrick

A revised version of the Andrew Lippa-John August musical premieres in London with a more human approach than its Broadway predecessor.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Big Fish The Musical, The Other Palace, London — ‘quite the catch’

A heart-warming family show that emphasises the inspirational nature of storytelling

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