Sunday, August 9, 2020

Audition Songs for Beauty and the Beast the Musical- by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Songs for Beauty and the Beast the Musical- by Character Written by Tiffany Wilkie Updated July 27, 2020 If you want a “transformational” musical theatre audition song for…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Babe at 25, a trailblazing cinematic classic by Arts Review

Many years, and many film sets later, I heard from a friend who was working on a movie that mixed cute furry farm animals with state of the art technology. I knew instantly I had to get smug…

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Aaron Tveit, Jeremy Jordan & More Broadway Faves Tapped for Hallmark Holiday Movies by Lindsey Sullivan

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas—all right, no it's not, but the Hallmark Channel has announced its forthcoming lineup of holiday movies. A few Broadway favorites are set to sta…

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Four Months of Shutdown: What “theater” now means by New York Theater

#Stageworthy News. If “Hamilton” on Disney+  having become the most-viewed streaming video is not evidence enough of the expanding definition of “theater,” I saw nine plays last we…

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Steven Klenk Sees Theater as the 'Epitome of Living in the Moment' - Next on Stage

We're down to our top 5 in the Next on Stage competition! Learn more about Steven's charity, why he applied for Next on Stage, and a memory from his past productions of Sweeney Todd and Big …

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Andrew Lippa Talks THE WILD PARTY And A TIGER KING Musical On 'Why I'll Never Make It' Podcast

Broadway composer Andrew Lippa (THE ADDAMS FAMILY, BIG FISH) joins Patrick Oliver Jones, host of the Why I'll Never Make It podcast, to discuss his musical work on and off Broadway, includin…

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Listening Party: Revisit Broadway's Big Fish by Nathan Skethway

Mean Girls star Reneé Rapp recommends the cast album for Andrew Lippa's 2013 musical.

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Ali Stroker, Lilli Cooper, Teal Wicks, Ciara Renee, and More Join This Week's Lineup Of CURTAIN UP!, A Show Dedicated To Entertaining Isolated Seniors

Tony Award Winner Ali Stroker (Broadway: Oklahoma; Deaf West's Spring Awakening); Lilli Cooper (Broadway: Tootsie, Tony Nominee; Spongebob Squarepants), Teal Wicks (Broadway: The Cher Show; …

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

VIDEO: Norbert Leo Butz Sings 'Daffodils' From BIG FISH

​​​​​​Tony Award-winner Norbert Leo Butz took to social media today to deliver a favorite song from the musical Big Fish called 'Daffodils'.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Company's Tally Sessions by JK

DON'T FORGET TO VOTE IN THIS WEEK'S BROADWAY HEAT POLL FEATURING COMPANY! HERERegional and off-Broadway audiences have seen this guy in a wide variety of leading roles, from Captain Von Trap…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

VIDEO: Norbert Leo Butz Sings 'Fight the Dragons' From BIG FISH

As part of Feinstein's/54 Below's 54 Below at Home series, they are debuting previously unreleased videos from their vault. Their most recent video is of Norbert Leo Butz singing 'Fight the …

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Krystal Joy Brown on How Hamilton and Her New Puppy Have Made Her Feel Hopeful Again by Diep Tran

In 2016, like most people, Krystal Joy Brown was feeling down about the election. “At the time I was kinda like, ‘I am really looking into Canada,’” she told’s Beth St…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: Ciara Renée Honors Sarah Jones & the 'Super Power' of Mixed Race Artists by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Photo Coverage: FROZEN's Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz and Ryan McCartan Take First Curtain Call

Frozen has welcomed a trio of new stars to the company beginning last night, Tuesday, February 18, 2020. McKenzie Kurtz makes her Broadway debut starring as Anna, Ciara Renée (Pippin, Big F…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at FROZEN's New Cast Members; Plus Learn About the Changes Coming to Broadway

As it approaches its second anniversary on Broadway, Frozen will welcome a trio of new stars joining the company tonight, Tuesday, February 18, 2020. McKenzie Kurtz makes her Broadway debut …

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Let the Sun Shine On! Frozen Welcomes Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan by Andy Lefkowitz

Three new stars enter the Tony-nominated musical Frozen on February 18. Ciara Renée takes over as Elsa, with McKenzie Kurtz as Anna and Ryan McCartan as Hans. They replace Caissie Levy, Pa…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Standing @ Zero: West Side Story's Jarred Manista by JK

Happy New Year, Ensemblist fans everywhere! We are so thrilled by your overwhelming response to these pictorial tributes to the men who stand at 0 every night when they bring their hard work…

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Friday, January 17, 2020

The Friday 5: 5 Broadway "Rain" Songs by JK

I was rifling through some things the other day, and came across a flyer for Ghost: The Musical and saw this picture. It reminded me of that show's song "Rain" and how much I enjoyed Caissie…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan to Join Frozen on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of new stars are headed to Arendelle. The Tony-nominated musical Frozen will welcome stage veteran Ciara Renée as Elsa, newcomer McKenzie Kurtz as Anna and recent Scotland, PA star …

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Ciara Renée to star as Elsa in ‘Frozen’ opposite McKenzie Kurtz by Caitlin Huston

Ciara Renée will take over the role of Elsa in “Frozen,” starring opposite McKenzie Kurtz, who will make her Broadway debut in the role of Anna.  Renée comes to the role after starrin…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Kelsey Grammer to Lead North American Premiere of Menier's The Boy Friend in Toronto by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen star Kelsey Grammer will take on the role of Lord Brockhurst in an upcoming Toronto staging of Sandy Wilson's delightful 1953 tuner The Boy Friend. The production, a transfe…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Phantom of the Opera Star Ben Crawford Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind look inside Broadway's longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera. The hit show's strong-voiced title star Ben Crawford has signed on to lead Broadway.c…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Broadway's Hamilton Welcomes Krystal Joy Brown as Eliza by Andy Lefkowitz

Krystal Joy Brown joins the Broadway production of Hamilton on December 10. The strong-voiced stage veteran takes over the leading role of Eliza in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Krystal Joy Brown to Join Broadway's Hamilton as Eliza by Andy Lefkowitz

Krystal Joy Brown is headed into the Broadway production of Hamilton. The strong-voiced stage veteran will take over the leading role of Eliza in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical b…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Will Swenson & Kate Baldwin Join Site-Specific Reading of Fun Home in NYC Funeral Home by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-nominated stars Will Swenson and Kate Baldwin are among the newly announced complete cast of the upcoming site-specific staging of the Tony-winning musical Fun Home. The previously anno…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

The One That Didn’t Get Away: A Review of Big Fish at BoHo Theatre by Noel Schecter

BoHo brings “Big Fish” back to Chicago in a production that favors characters over visual effects.

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Standing @ Zero: The Lightning Thief's Sam Leicht by JK

This month's featured ensemblist is actually only on the verge of making his Broadway debut. But Sam Leicht from The Lightning Thief is no stranger to the footlights. In addition to being …

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Extraordinary Comes to Life in BoHo Theatre’s ‘Big Fish’ by Matthew Wexler

BoHo Theatre presents an emotionally and visually stunning revival of "Big Fish," featuring a score by Andrew Lippa. The post The Extraordinary Comes to Life in BoHo Theatre’s ‘Big Fish…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

A small pond makes a great home for Big Fish by Jack Helbig

It flopped on the Great White Way, but BoHo Theatre's production finds the heart in this musical about tall tales and father-son relationships. Based on Daniel W…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Rock of Ages Star Kirsten Scott Belts The House Down Singing Three Musical Dream Roles For Her Broadway Bucket List

Rock of Ages leading lady Kirsten Scott shows off her huge range and talent with performances from Ragtime, Big Fish and tick, tick...BOOM!

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Phantom of the Opera Star Ben Crawford & Wife Kate Welcome Baby Boy by Andy Lefkowitz

Ben Crawford, standout title star of The Phantom of the Opera, took to Instagram this weekend to announce the birth of a son, Jack Benjamin, with wife Kate Crawford. The couple also have a d…

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