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

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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Billy Elliot the Musical review – seeing quadruple in West End farewell by Mark Lawson

Victoria Palace Theatre, London Director Stephen Daldry made amusing artistic virtue of legal necessity and Sir Elton John savoured the show’s success Even before sampling the refreshments…

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Billy Elliot Closes at West End's Victoria Palace Theatre Tonight by Mark Shenton

The musical ends an 11-year West End run April 9, but is still touring.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

LaTanya Richardson Jackson & More Set for Shakespeare in the Park's The Taming of the Shrew by Lindsey Sullivan

LaTanya Richardson Jackson and more have been tapped for the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production of The Taming of the Shrew. As previously reported, Tony nominee Phylli…

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Stars and the City: Giuseppe Bausilio’s New York by Dei Lewison

The talented actor, singer and dancer who played Billy in Billy Elliot and co-starred as Race in Newsies, is currently on Broadway in Aladdin. You can also see him in the fourth season of th…

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Backstage: Taking Billy Elliot on the road by Nick Smurthwaite

As if putting on a big-budget musical isn’t tense enough, the prospect of touring a large-scale hit musical to 10 major regional

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Friday, March 25, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton Aims to Reopen London's Victoria Palace Theatre by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The writing was on the wall when London's Billy Elliot announced it was departing the Victoria Palace Theatre on April 9. The venue's owner, Cameron Mackintosh, is set to refurbish t…

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HAMILTON to Make West End Debut at Victoria Palace Theatre? by Jessica Khan

As BroadwayWrldpreviously reported, Sir Cameron Mackintosh producer of OLIVER, LES MISERABLES, PHANTOM, MARY POPPINS, MISS SAIGON and CATS plans to bring Broadway's box-office blockbuster HA…

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Billy Elliot Tony Winner & DWTS' Kiril Kulish on Derek Hough's Advice & Returning to Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Kiril Kulish is all grown up and heading to primetime. The Billy Elliot title role Tony winner has announced that he will take the small screen as a member of Dancing with the Stars’ d…

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Billy Elliot musical to donate final show takings to miners’ charity by David Hutchison

Ticket sales from the final West End performance of Billy Elliot will be donated to a charity that helps former mining communities

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Interviews: 5 minutes with: Scott Garnham - 'We're putting our own stamp on the Billy Elliot tour'

We spent five minutes with Grand Hotel and Made in Dagenham actor Scott Garnham who is currently playing Tony in the first Billy Elliot UK and Ireland tour

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WAKE UP with BWW 2/24/2016 - HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, BILLY ELLIOT on Tour and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it Today's big news HOLD ON TO ME DARLING starts off-Broad…

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Billy Elliot Opens Tonight In Plymouth by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo The first UK and Ireland tour of Billy Elliot the Musical opens tonight at the Plymouth Theatre Royal. The show stars Matthew Lyons, Lewis Smallman, Haydn May and Adam Abbou as …

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