Monday, July 18, 2016

Will Chase, Josh Grisetti & Leslie Kritzer Begin Performances in Something Rotten! on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Will Chase, Josh Grisetti and Leslie Kritzer will be welcomed to the Renaissance on July 18! The trio join the cast of Something Rotten! as Shakespeare, Nigel Bottom and Bea, respectively. O…

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Felicia Finley, MJ Rodriguez & Nathan Lucrezio Join Cast of THE LAST WORD at NYMF by BroadwayWorld

This summer, NYMF will be on quest to save Paradise one Scrabble tile at a time. The new musical, The Last Word will be presented at the Duke on 42nd Street, aNEW 42ND STREET project 229 W 4…

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/29/16- Emily Skinner by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Emily Skinner Emily Skinner was nominated for a Best Actress TONY Award for the Original Broadway Production of Side Show. Other Broadway credits include the original casts of…

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Will Power! Nashville's Will Chase to Take Over for Christian Borle in Something Rotten! on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The writing was on the wall when it was revealed that Will Chase would not be appearing in another season of Nashville; instead he's coming back to Broadway! The stage and screen star is…

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Monday, June 20, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Stratford Festival's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE! by Stage Tube

The Stratford Festival presents the North American premiere of Shakespeare in Love, based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall, creator of …

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Harry Styles and Lea Michele top of casting wishlist for Wicked film by Nancy Groves

One Direction singer and Glee actor linked to screen adaptation of hit musical, along with Billy Elliot's Stephen DaldryA Wicked fan, a One Direction fan and a Glee fan walk into a cinema ..…

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Hamilton Dominates 2016 Tony Awards But Just Short of Record; Complete List of Winners by Broadway.com

Is the world wide enough for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s trophy cabinet? As expected, the much-lauded Broadway hit Hamilton dominated the 70th Annual Tony Awards, bringing home a total of 11 …

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

A Magical West End Return for Michael Crawford in THE GO-BETWEEN

It’s been a wonderful season for theatre on both sides of the pond. This year Broadway displayed one of the best and most varied ones since our ‘little’ web site, BroadwayW…

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Controversy and History as Three BILLY ELLIOT Stars Win, 2009 by Michael Dale

For the first time in history, three actors who divided performances of a starring role were all awarded a Tony.

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Friday, June 3, 2016

Christopher Gattelli Joins FROZEN Creative Team; Choreographer Peter Darling Departs Due to Scheduling Conflicts by BroadwayWorld

There is a shake-up in the creative team for Disney's Broadway-bound FROZEN. According to Variety, Tony winner Christopher Gattelli NEWSIES will join as choreographer in place of Peter Darli…

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Max Von Essen to Lead Breathless on Broadway Benefit at Sardi's, 6/6 by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee Max Von Essen An American in Paris, Evita, Dance of the Vampires, Jesus Christ Superstar, etc, Giuseppe Bausilio Cats, Aladdin, Newsies, Billy Elliot, Michael Lanning Bonn…

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Cate Blanchett, Audra McDonald & More Will Present at 2016 Tony Awards by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Broadway-bound Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, along with six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald and more have been tapped to present at the 2016 Tony Awards. Broadway’s biggest night wi…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Max Von Essen Among Stars Performing at the BREATHLESS ON BROADWAY?Benefit at Sardi's Restaurant by Marianka Swain

OnMonday, June 6th, 2016, many popular and talented Broadway performers will shine a light on Pulmonary Hypertension PH at the 2nd annual breathless on Broadwaybenefit at Sardi's Restaurant,…

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Lilla Crawford & Jenna Ortega Join Rockettes' New York Spectacular by Ryan McPhee

Two young stars of stage and screen will head to Radio City Music Hall for New York Spectacular, featuring the Rockettes. Broadway alum Lilla Crawford and Disney Channel star Jenna Orte…

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Friday, May 13, 2016

VIDEO: Wisconsin Company Presents First Community Theatre Production of Elton John's BILLY ELLIOT by Michael Dale

La Crosse,Community Theatre takes on the demanding West End and Broadway hit.

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Wisconsin Community Theatre to Stage Billy Elliot by Olivia Clement

The La Cross Community Theatre will be the first community theatre in the U.S. to stage the acclaimed musical.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Interviews: 5 minutes with: Gillian Bevan - 'Being the first woman to play Cymbeline at the RSC was too good to miss'

We caught up with Gillian Bevan to discuss Alan Ayckbourn, Billy Elliot and the Royal Exchange and why Cymbeline is like Game of Thrones

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Hamilton: the Broadway musical sensation that's changing lives by Jana Kasperkevic In New York

With 16 Tony nominations, a hit soundtrack album and tickets like gold dust, the hip-hop history show is breaking records all round‘Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?” asks the c…

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Tony Award nominations: 'Hamilton' sets record with 16 nods

The musical broke Broadway records previously held by "The Producers" and "Billy Elliot."

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'Hamilton' leads Tony nods, sets record with 16 nominations by Mark Kennedy

Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop-flavored biography about the first U.S. treasury secretary on Tuesday broke the 15-nominations record held by "The Producers" and "Billy Elliot."

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Hamilton dominates 2016 Tony Award nominations, with a record-breaking 16 nods by Sadaf Ahsan

The historical musical beat out record holders The Producers' and Billy Elliot's 15 nominations from years past

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Tony awards: Hamilton musical makes history with 16 nominations by Mark Brown

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s show dominates the nominees for the 70th Tonys, while Arthur Miller productions compete for best revivalHamilton, the genre-blending musical phenomenon which tells the…

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‘Hamilton’ breaks Tony Award nominations record by Associated Press

The megahit musical “Hamilton” has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show’s march into thea…

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Hamilton Breaks the Record With 16 Tony Nominations; Shuffle Along, She Loves Me Also on Top by Broadway.com

Satisfied?! Hamilton broke the previous record held by The Producers and Billy Elliot by one, picking up 16 Tony nominations for the 70th annual Tony Awards on May 3. Announced by Andrew Ran…

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Hamilton Sets Record With 16 Tony Nominations by Sarah Begley

It broke the record previously held by Billy Elliot and The Producers

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Monday, May 2, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Closed Broadway Productions You Think Deserve Tony Love by Lindsey Sullivan

May 3 is D-Day T-Day for theater fans; The Book of Mormon alums Andrew Rannells and Tony winner Nikki M. James will reveal the nominations for the 2016 Tony Awards, which will take place on …

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Tony History Has Its Eyes on Hamilton; Can the Musical Beat the Nominations Record? by Beth Stevens

Will Broadway juggernaut Hamilton break a Tony Awards record? Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical about the ten-dollar-founding father looks poised to make Tony history…

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Photos: The week in pictures: 8-15 April

Richard E. Grant, Billy Elliot and Emmanuel Kojo make this week's picks

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Wicked Becomes 8th Longest-Running Show In The West End

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has become the 8th longest-running show currently playing in the West End, following the …

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Billy Elliot’s Final Victoria Palace Performance by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo After 4600 performances, Billy Elliot the musical played its last performance on Saturday night (9 April 2016) at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre. The theatre will now…

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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Photo Flash: BILLY ELLIOT Plays Final Performance at Victoria Palace Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Last night, Saturday 9 April 2016, after 4,600 performances and prior to the theatres' previously announced refurbishment programme, the final Victoria Palace Theatre performance ofBilly Ell…

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