Thursday, September 19, 2019

From Oklahoma! via Cats to Falsettos: My Stagey Week by Philip Dehany

It’s been another crazy busy Stagey week. I moved flats, travelled to Chichester, Kilworth, and Dartford, saw five shows, two cabarets, interviewed nine people and had a very early start o…

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Remembering Starlight Express by Mark Robinson

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber often gravitates toward writing musicals that are both family friendly and that will ignite the curiosity of the kid in us all. Joseph and the Amazing Technic…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Big Apple Circus Announces 42nd Season at Lincoln Center by Andy Lefkowitz

The Big Apple Circus is headed home to Lincoln Center. The spectacular circus show, led by Ringmaster Storm Marrero and held inside a heated tent, will launch its 42nd season on October 12, …

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Learn About the Cats Film Choreography With Jennifer Hudson, Francesca Hayward, and More by Dan Meyer

A new featurette shows the cast, including Robert Fairchild, James Corden, Idris Elba, and Taylor Swift, discussing their feline moves.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

VIDEO: Watch a New Behind-The-Scenes Look at the CATS Movie, Featuring Taylor Swift, James Corden, Idris Elba, & More!

Universal Pictures has released a new behind-the-scenes clip from the upcoming film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Cats,' featuring rehearsal footage and interviews with the star-studd…

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

Watch Cats Tour Grizabella Keri René Fuller Belt Out 'Memory' by

Keri René Fuller is starring as Grizabella in the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats. Watch her perform "Memory" and see her in Cats when it comes to a city near you!

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Thespian Throwback: Cats by S. Ezra Goldstein

Backstage insights from two original cast members The post Thespian Throwback: <em>Cats</em> appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

A Meow Out to the Last Post by Sandi Durell

  by Sandi Durell     Cat lover and owner of Minna – ‘The Miracle Cat’ – I was delighted to come upon a Private Sanctuary for cats in Falls Village, Ct. while on a recent mini-vac…

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Waitress' Colleen Ballinger Talks Toilet Training Her Cat, Prop Closet Surprises & More on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Todrick Hall and Colleen Ballinger of Waitress (Photo by Matthew Murphy)Though her YouTube character "Miranda Sings" has garnered her millions of followers, Colleen Ballinger has always been…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

VIDEO: Josh Groban Sends in His CATS Audition Tape

Josh Groban is heading to the Jellicle Ball! The Tony nominee took to Instagram to post his 'leaked' audition tape for Tom Hooper's upcoming film adaptation of the classic Andrew Lloyd-Webbe…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Watch Robbie Fairchild & More Address Lara Spencer Following Her Comments on Prince George's Ballet Lessons by Lindsey Sullivan

Robbie Fairchild, Travis Wall and Fabrice Calmels are no strangers to making moves: Fairchild was Tony-nominated for his fancy footwork in An American in Paris on Broadway in 2015 and appear…

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Happy National Dog Day! Broadway Goes to the Dogs! by JK

I always chuckle when I hear all of those National XYZ Day announcements. You know, "Happy National Wart Day" or "Today we are celebrating National Belly Button Lint Day" followed by Tweets …

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Performance Review: ‘Cats, Criminals & Comedians!: The Untold Herstory of Feminist Performance Art;’ ‘George Cory Todd;’ and ‘MothBroth by Mary Ann Johnson

Let me be honest—I had never heard of any of the three acts I saw on Tuesday at RHIZOME, so had no expectations or preconceptions. And that’s good—because the work of all three was min…

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Idris Elba and James Corden Make Surprise Cameo on Taylor Swift's New Album LOVER

Fellow CATS co-stars Idris Elba and James Corden make a surprise appearance on Taylor Swift's newest album Lover!

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Searching for Sophie: Who Is the Girl in the Mamma Mia! Logo? by Ryan McPhee

The laughing bride is as recognizable as Cats’ yellow eyes and The Phantom of the Opera’s white mask. But where did she come from?

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Fall Openings: Are They Really That Bad? by JK

The Lightning Thief opens this fall Just over a year ago, when we had a spate of summer openings, I ran the numbers for long-running Broadway shows (HERE), and despite all three musicals tha…

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Exclusive Video: CATS Tour Cast Members Perform WAITRESS's 'She Used to Be Mine'

The company of the Cats first national tour headed to the diner for a special cover of Waitress's iconic song 'She Used to Be Mine' featuring cast members Maria Failla and Laura Katherine …

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Ian McKellen Steps Into Les Misérables Tour for 1 Show Only by Ruthie Fierberg

The upcoming Cats star made a cameo and sang in “One Day More.”

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MISSING: Tony Winners Who Haven't Been Back by JK

Every season, actors and actresses give award-winning and (many times) career-defining performances.  For those performers, winning a Tony Award is a pinnacle of their stage resumes. A lot …

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Spray review at Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh – ‘colourful satire with darkly caustic humour’ by Rosemary Waugh

Adapted from a novel by Kim Kyung-wook, Spray is a delightfully surrealistic tale of exhaustion, urban living, petty thievery and cats.  Directed

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Cats National Tour Breaks Show's Worldwide Box Office Record During Weeklong Run in Atlanta by Caitlin Moynihan

The Jellicle cats will definitely be celebrating tonight! The North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats broke the show's worldwide box office record during the production's engageme…

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CATS Has Highest-Grossing Week In Show's 38-year History

The producers of Cats announced today that the North American tour achieved a historic milestone during its week at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta a?" the show's highest grossing week ever in th…

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Friday, August 9, 2019


BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Samy Nour Younes: Trans and Non-Binary Actors to Know by Angela Tricarico

Interview by Anna Altheide Samy Nour Younes (Photo by THEGINGER3BEARDMEN for The Ensemblist) …

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Michael Hsu Rosen & Damon J. Gillespie Cast in Netflix Ballet Series Tiny Pretty Things by Eric King

Two Broadway alums are about to show off their dancing chops in a new ballet drama from Netflix. Damon J. Gillespie and Michael Hsu Rosen will star in Tiny Pretty Things, an adaptation of t…

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THE LITTLE MERMAID LIVE, CURIOUS INCIDENT and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's August Stage-to-Screen Report

The past month came with many announcements regarding stage-to-screen news! In casting news, The Little Mermaid casting continues to go underway, with reports that Javier Bardem will play K…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Cats review at Kilworth House Theatre – ‘radical approach and outstanding delivery’ by Pat Ashworth

Nick Winston’s production dispels at a single magnificent stroke those habitual audience demurrals that, however showy and extraordinary it is, Cats doesn’t

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Friday, August 2, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Broadway Lights...Sort of... by JK

They say the devil is in the details, so this week I'm getting really specific. Some people obsess over costumes.  Others pay close attention wigs. Or furniture (remember that table that ne…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of CATS On Tour

Go behind the scenes at Cats the Musical with Keri René Fuller as she prepares for a performance and transforms into Grizabella the Glamour Cat while in Chicago! Check out the video!

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

VIDEO: Idris Elba Teaches Stephen Colbert Some CATS Moves

Idris Elba was a guest on Monday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and during the interview, Elba spoke about his role in the highly-anticipated Cats film.

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