Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Dan Cody’s Yacht Breakout Star Casey Whyland

Casey Whyland talks about creating her Dan Cody’s Yacht character from the ground up, her experience as a child on Broadway in Billy Elliot, and her dream yacht party with RBG, Beyonce & M…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

BWW Interview: Liam Mower Talks Matthew Bourne's CINDERELLA by Nicole Ackman

Liam Mower is currently playing the Angel in Matthew Bourne's Cinderella, after joining New Adventures in 2011. Liam made his West End debut at the age of 12 in Billy Elliot the Musical, as …

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

World Premiere Musical Blackbeard & More Set for 2018-2019 Season at D.C.'s Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Arlington, Virginia's Signature Theatre has announced a variety of new productions for its 2018-2019 season. Highlights include Blackbeard, a world premiere musical created by Dana P. Ro…

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PASSION, BILLY ELLIOT, GRAND HOTEL and More Lead Signature's 2018/19 Season by BroadwayWorld

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 201819 season.

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Passion, Starring Natascia Diaz, Will Launch 2018–2019 Signature Season in Arlington, Virginia by Andrew Gans

The season will also include Billy Elliot, Ain't Misbehavin', Grand Hotel, and the world premiere of John Dempsey and Dana Rowe’s Blackbeard.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Full Casting Announced for Anthony Giardina's World Premiere Play Dan Cody's Yacht by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Dan Cody's Yacht, a new play by Anthony Giardina scheduled to make its world premiere with Manhattan Theatre Club at off-Broadway venue, New York City Center…

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Full Cast Announced for H.R.Haitch by BroadwayWorld

Christian James The Commitments, UK Tour NewsRevue, Canal Cafe Theatre Princess Caraboo, Finborough Theatre, Emily Jane Kerr Tomorrow, Maybe, Union Theatre What Is Love, Southwark Playhouse …

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Where Do Best Musicals Come From? by JK

As we inch ever closer to the end of another Broadway awards eligibility season, I thought it might be interesting to look at the ultimate winners of the last 20 years. What were their prima…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Billy Elliot the Musical returns to Australia in 2019 by Arts Review

Universal Theatrical Group, Working Title Films, Greene Light Stage, Michael Coppel Entertainment and Louise Withers Presents are delighted to announce that Billy Elliot the Musical will ret…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Quincy Tyler Bernstine & More to Lead Phylicia Rashad-Helmed Our Lady of 121st Street by Andy Lefkowitz

Obie winner Quincy Tyler Bernstine (The Amateurs) is among the newly announced cast of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Our Lady of 121st Street, appearing in a new off-Broadway production at the P…

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Santino Fontana Dances Back to Broadway as Cornelius in Hello, Dolly! by Andy Lefkowitz

Put on your Sunday clothes! Tony nominee Santino Fontana returns to Broadway on March 13, taking on the role of Cornelius Hackl in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! Fontana steps in …

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Odds & Ends: Leslie Odom Jr. Cast in CBS All Access Series $1 & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Leslie Odom Jr. Cast in CBS All Access Series $1 Leslie Odom Jr. is headed to the small screen with a sweet new gig. The Ha…

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Put on Your Sunday Clothes! Santino Fontana to Play Stint as Cornelius in Hello, Dolly! by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Santino Fontana is joining the hit Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! The talented actor will take on the role of Cornelius Hackl in the Tony-winning musical revival for …

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

West End BILLY ELLIOT And Got To Dance Finalist is the only UK Dancer To Be Offered Place At Juilliard In New York by BroadwayWorld

A gifted ballet dancer who trained at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in the UK is the only dancer in the whole of the UK to be accepted into the prestigious Juilliard School of Pe…

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Kerry Butler, Stephanie D'Abruzzo and More Lead Staged Industry Reading Of SEEING RED by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominees Kerry Butler Disaster, Xanadu, the upcoming Mean Girls, Charl Brown Motown, John Ellison Conlee The Full Monty, Murder Ballad, and Stephanie D'Abruzzo Avenue Q, I Love Yo…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

London Odds & Ends: Vanessa Redgrave to Star in World Premiere Play The Inheritance & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of London stories you may have missed today. Vanessa Redgrave to Star in Matthew Lopez's World Premiere Play The Inheritance Legendary actress Vanessa Redgra…

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Carols, Pantos, Christmas and More by Mark Beech

At this time of year, there is plenty to do in London apart from sampling performing arts of course- there’s London’s Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, shopping, skating rinks and more.Sti…

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Adam Ant to Pantos Galore by Mark Beech

Pantomimes and Christmas shows galore are opening on the London stage this week. For seasonal ballet, there’s “The Nutcracker” at both the Coliseum and Royal Opera House. Adam Ant, the…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Industry Ticket Offers by Bt

Peter Pan – Music Theater Works at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson in Evanston, is offering half-price industry tickets at 2pm on December 26, 27, 30, 31 and Jan. 1, and 8pm on December 29, 3…

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Video: 'Electricity' from Porchlight's 'Billy Elliot' by Morgan Greene

Need a musical theater break before turkey basting and giving thanks? This week's Showcase features both Billy Elliots from the hit Porchlight Music Theatre production singing that Elton Joh…

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Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Apollo Theatre, review: a Billy Elliot for the gender-fluid age by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

A hit in Sheffield early this year, this musical about a teenage drag queen proves just as irresistible as it transfers to the West End

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on NETWORK by Review Roundups

Network depicts a dystopian media landscape where opinion trumps fact. Hilarious and horrifying by turns, the iconic film by Paddy Chayefsky won four Academy Awards in 1976. Now, Lee Hall Bi…

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Photo Flash: First Look at Bryan Cranston in NETWORK at the National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Network depicts a dystopian media landscape where opinion trumps fact. Hilarious and horrifying by turns, the iconic film by Paddy Chayefsky won four Academy Awards in 1976. Now, Lee Hall Bi…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Porchlight’s Smash Hit “Billy Elliot” Extends To Dec. 31 by Michael J. Roberts

 Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the second extension of Billy Elliot the [...]

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Porchlight's 'Billy Elliot' extends again by Morgan Greene

Porchlight Music Theatre’s production of “Billy Elliot” is extending through Dec. 31, it was announced Monday. The production, based on the 2000 film about a boy who makes his way from…

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Showbiz Nation LIVE! Episode Guest: “Billy Elliot” Director/Choreographer BRENDA DIDIER by Michael J. Roberts

One of our favorite creative ladies of the stage, Brenda Didier returns to the broadcast [...]

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Porchlight’s “Billy Elliot” Is Pure Electricity by Michael J. Roberts

R.P. Alberto Highly Recommended About 15 minutes after walking out of Porchlight Music Theatre’s sold [...]

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Young Chicago actors don't let 'Trevor' or 'Billy Elliot' down by Chris Jones

The creative team behind “Trevor” — the new musical about a lovable young teen with a tough road but a passion for Diana Ross — was gathered in the Times Square offices of U Rock The…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Dirty Dancing: A Review of Billy Elliot at Porchlight Music Theatre by Aaron Hunt

Porchlight's inaugural production in their new home at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts feels ripped from today's headlines.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Porchlight’s bravura ‘Billy Elliot’ taps a remarkable young talent by Hedy Weiss

In her fierce yet immensely exuberant production, Brenda Didier has gathered a phenomenal cast of more than 30 performers, including 17 kids.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Porchlight's Chicago cast of 'Billy Elliot' surely will win you over by Chris Jones

The Porchlight Music Theatre production of “Billy Elliot,” through which I sat Sunday night with misty eyes, is to a great extent what I always hoped this piece would become in Chicago: …

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