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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Monday, August 5, 2019

Mr. Broadway August 2019: Beetlejuice's Alex Brightman by JK

We always admire an actor who has paid his dues. You know, worked his way up, learning his craft, and so forth. This month's Mr. Broadway is just that kind of actor. In a few short years, he…

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée & Ryan Vasquez to Star in World Premiere Musical The Wrong Man with MCC Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée and Ryan Vasquez have been selected to headline multi-platinum composer Ross Golan's new musical The Wrong Man, set to make its world premiere with…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott on mining their 23-year friendship for new show by Maureen Lee Lenker

For theater lovers, Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott are as iconic a duo as Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, PB&J, or Ethel Merman and things coming up roses. The award-winning perf…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

See Ben Platt, Winners Ekele Ukegbu & Ethan Kelso & More at the 2019 Jimmy Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The 11th Annual Jimmy Awards took place on June 24 at the Minskoff Theatre, current home to The Lion King. The Jimmy Awards, also known as National High School Musical Theatre Awards, is bas…

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Jimmy Awards!

Last night, The Jimmy Awards held their 11th annual ceremony at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. The top awards went to Ethan Kelso and Ekele Ukegbu, for Best Performance by an Actor, and Actres…

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The 11th Annual Jimmy Awards by New York Theater

At the 11th annual Jimmy Awards, Ethan Kelso won Best Performance by an Actor  as Will Bloom in Big Fish at Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Ekele Ukegb…

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

25 Songs for a Very Broadway Father's Day!

Today is all about dads, and we're celebrating Father's Day 2019 in a very Broadway way. Below, check out some of the greatest paternal showtunes of all time, including happy songs to fathe…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Conference Call: Cast of "Enter Laughing" at York Theatre: Alison Fraser, Farah Alvin, Chris Dwan, and Allie Trimm by Adam Rothenberg

Last I week I got to see the hilarious musical revival of Enter Laughing at the York Theatre. This show is so much fun. The writing, the music, and of course, the very talented cast! Their c…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Andrew Lippa Interview: "The Man In The Ceiling", "Unbreakable", and "John & Jen" by Adam Rothenberg

Four years after our first interview together, I’m thrilled to be able to catch up with Emmy winner and Tony/Grammy nominee Andrew Lippa to discuss the release of his recent cast recording…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Stars of Beetlejuice, To Kill a Mockingbird, Frozen & More Set for’s #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects and take qu…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

NEWS: Selladoor brings the European premiere of Falsettos to The Other Palace by Press Releases

Selladoor Worldwide (producers of 9 to 5, Big Fish, American Idiot and Avenue Q) will present the long-awaited European premiere of the multi award-winning musical Falsettos which arriv…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Grease Movie Prequel in the Works from John August & Paramount by Andy Lefkowitz

Paramount Pictures has announced the development of Summer Loving, a prequel to the iconic 1978 screen adaptation of Grease, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Big Fish writer John August…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Around The U.S.A. in 80 Musicals: Part II: Southeast by JK

Thank you for embracing our new series Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals! This week, we move down South to the 14 states (and D.C.) that make up the American Southeast. From Maryland down to…

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Kate Baldwin on Superhero, Developing New Musicals, and More by Victoria Myers

Kate Baldwin first gained major attention for Finian’s Rainbow, which earned her first Tony Award nomination. She then went on to originate roles in Giant, Big Fish, and Songbird, and rece…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, February 5- Happy Birthday, Alex Brightman by Alexa Criscitiello

Alex Brightmanreceived Tony, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for his performance as Dewey Finn inAndrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock. Other Broadway credits include…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

King Kong Star Christiani Pitts Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Newcomer Christiani Pitts, who is currently thrilling audiences as Ann Darrow in King Kong, will lead's latest vlog, Queen of New York, beginning on January 10. The vlog wil…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The Broadway Ladies: Ms. Broadway: December 2018 by JK

Her Broadway career spans over two decades, starting with an ensemble role the original cast of Jekyll and Hyde and all the way up to playing and icon's mother in the just-opened The Ch…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

David Hunter, Marisha Wallace & More to Join Katharine McPhee in London Premiere of Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

A foursome of newly announced stars will soon sing Sara Bareilles' Tony-nominated score in the upcoming West End debut of Waitress. The previously announced transfer, starring Broadway a…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Matt Croke, London’s Aladdin, Will Release Debut Solo Recording by Andrew Gans

Only Dreaming features songs from Aladdin, Big Fish, Sweeney Todd, and more.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Kelsey Grammer Will Dream the Impossible Dream in New London Staging of Man of La Mancha by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-nominated and Emmy-winning actor Kelsey Grammer has been announced to star as Miguel de Cervantes and Don Quixote in a new U.K. mounting of the Tony-winning musical Man of La Mancha. To…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Odds & Ends: NBC Recruits Sas Goldberg to Write & Produce Musical Comedy Series & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. NBC Recruits Sas Goldberg to Write & Produce Musical Comedy Series Sas Goldberg, standout cast member of Broadwa…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Cracking the Code: Kate Baldwin Shares Insight Into Her Characters from Finian’s Rainbow, Giant, Big Fish, & Hello, Dolly!

Two-time Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin shares character insights and performance advice about four major roles from her resume.

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Broadway Boys: Mr. October 2018: Ben Crawford by JK

What better a choice for Halloween month's Mr. Broadway than a multi-talented actor who has played not one but two of the Main Stem's most notorious monsters? A few years ago, he played that…

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