Thursday, June 21, 2018

Cats Movie to Start Shooting in November; Wayne McGregor Signs On as Choreographer by Andy Lefkowitz

Speculations about a big-screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats will be a mere memory later this year, when the movie is slated to officially begin filming, The Stage reports.&n…

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Cats Movie Musical to Start Shooting in November; Wayne McGregor Signs On as Choreographer by Andy Lefkowitz

Speculations about a big-screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats will be a mere memory later this year, when the movie is slated to officially begin filming, The Stage reports.&n…

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Cats Movie Slated to Begin Filming in November by Ryan McPhee

Tom Hooper will direct the film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.

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Royal Ballet's Wayne McGregor Will Choreograph Tom Hooper's Big Screen Adaptation of CATS by BroadwayWorld

The stage is being set for the Jellicle Ball According to The Stage,the Royal Ballet's resident choreographer, Wayne McGregor, has signed on to choreograph Tom Hooper's big screen adaptation…

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Wayne McGregor to choreograph big-screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats by Georgia Snow

Wayne McGregor is choreographing a new film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats, which will start shooting later this year. A film

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BWW Poll Results: Thank Goodness! Readers Want James Corden's Crosswalk Series to Take on WICKED! by BroadwayWorld

Earlier this week, star of stage and screen James Corden returned to the London for a Crosswalk the Musical showcasing some of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most memorable compositions, including 'E…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber & James Corden Mashup Phantom, Cats & Evita in a Hilarious Crosswalk the Musical by Broadway.com

Crosswalk the Musical is back, and this one just might be the most epic. Fresh off his Lifetime Achievement Tony Award win, iconic composer Andrew Lloyd Webber joined Tony winner James …

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Joins James Corden in Latest Crosswalk the Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

With a special appearance by Josh Gad, the Crosswalk troupe takes on Evita, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, and more.

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VIDEO: Josh Gad and James Corden Perform Andrew Lloyd Webber Favorites in Latest 'Crosswalk the Musical' by Stage Tube

James Corden returns to the London streets for a Crosswalk the Musical showcasing some of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most memorable compositions, including 'Evita,' 'Phantom of the Opera,' 'Cats'…

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Noemi de la Puente by Zack Calhoon

Photo by Shira FriedmanNOEMI de la PUENTE (Playwright) earned her MFA in Theatre Arts from the University of Iowa, her MSE from Princeton University, and her BSE from the California Institut…

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Rebecca Luker, Howard McGillin, Michael Xavier, More Will Sing Andrew Lloyd Webber in Japan by Andrew Gans

Mark Stuart stages the concert celebrating the composer of The Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Cats, and more.

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Terrence Mann Takes On 'Sweeney Todd' As Part Of CT Rep Summer Series by Christopher Arnott

On Broadway, Terrence Mann is best known for being feline, French and furry. He was Rum Tum Tugger in “Cats,” Javert in “Les Miserables” and the Beast in “Beauty and the Beast.” …

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Spotlight On...Liza Birkenmeier by Michael Block

Name: Liza BirkenmeierHometown: Olivette, MOEducation: BA Washington University in St. Louis. MFA Carnegie MellonFavorite Credits: Tragedy in Spades: A Crime Documentary with Katherine Brook…

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Odds & Ends: Hello, Dolly! Tour Star Betty Buckley Set for New Joe's Pub Concerts & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Hello, Dolly! Tour Star Betty Buckley Set for New Joe's Pub Concerts Betty Buckley, the Tony-winning…

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Friday, June 1, 2018

The Lieutenant of Inishmore | Theatre review by Lyn Gardner

Curve, LeicesterIt's the early 1990s, the Northern ­Ireland peace process is taking its faltering first steps, and INLA man Mad Padraic is hard at work pulling out the toenails of ­Belfast…

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Kathy Fitzgerald & More Complete the Cast of Meet Me in St. Louis at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for The Muny's upcoming closing centennial-season production, Meet Me in St. Louis. The new staging will be directed by Tony nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge …

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Hello, Dolly!'s Bernadette Peters & Victor Garber to Host 20th Annual Broadway Barks by Andy Lefkowitz

The annual star-studded dog-and-cat adoption event Broadway Barks will be taking over New York's Shubert Alley yet again this year! Co-founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, …

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Hello, Dolly!'s Bernadette Peters & Victor Garber to Host 20th Anniversary Broadway Barks by Andy Lefkowitz

The annual star-studded dog-and-cat adoption event Broadway Barks will be taking over New York's Shubert Alley yet again this year! Co-founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, …

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Baba Yaga review – spooky remix of Russian children’s story by Clare Brennan

Paisley Arts CentreThe staple figure of Slavic folklore is wittily recreated as a noisy neighbour with magical powersAny Russians in the audience expecting to find the Baba Yaga of childhood…

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Tony Award-Winning Icon Betty Buckley Reveals the Stories Behind Her Most Beloved & Epic YouTube Videos

Tony winner Betty Buckley tells us the stories behind her performances in Cats, Carrie, Drood, Sunset and more!

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Garen Scribner & More to Join Rob McClure in Jerome Robbins' Broadway at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

St. Louis' beloved outdoor theater The Muny has announced the full 50-member cast set to appear in the company's centennial-season mounting of Tony-winning musical revue&nb…

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LOGOS: Disney's Frozen by JK

Shortly after they announced that a musical version of Disney's Frozen was coming to the stage, the powers that be came up with several possibilities.  (You can see all o…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Tituss Burgess & Liz Callaway to Appear with Broadway Inspirational Voices in Broadway Our Way—Live by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen stars Tituss Burgess and Liz Callaway have signed on to appear with the Grammy-nominated choir Broadway Inspirational Voices in the upcoming concert Broadway Our Way&md…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

New Side by Side! Frozen Fave Greg Hildreth on Adoring Olaf Fans, Chatting Up Birds and More by Broadway.com

Broadway loves Greg Hildreth like Olaf loves summer! After appearing in Cinderella, Peter and the Starcatcher and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, he is now bringing the iconic animated charact…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

How Stephen Fry helped jazz up a dated Broadway musical by Michael Riedel

The comedy in “musical comedy” started to go missing in the 1980s as shows about felines seeking redemption (“Cats”) and students manning the barricades (“Les Misérables”) steam…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Mamie Parris, Bryonha Marie Parham & More to Join Drew Gehling in World Premiere Musical Dave by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stage stars comprise the newly announced complete cast of Dave, a world premiere musical adaptation of the 1993 White House comedy flick of the same name. The previo…

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An Ideal Husband review – Wilde's dandies and fat cats are played for laughs by Michael Billington

Vaudeville, LondonEdward and Freddie Fox, as a father and son, are the star turn in this stylish revival of Wilde’s send-up of a money-mad societyRailing against fashionable society’s ov…

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Benedict Cumberbatch and James Corden Are Stage Rivals in Scenes From Hamlet, The Crucible, and More by Andrew Gans

The two actors also spoof Andrew Lloyd Webber's megahit Cats in their Late Late Show sketch.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Frozen’s Caissie Levy on Her SJP Connection, Her Son’s Unusual Meditation & More Show People Takeaways by Broadway.com

It's been a decade since stage favorite Caissie Levy took her first steps on Broadway. In the last 10 years, she's become a checkerboard chick as Penny Pingleton in Hairspray, let th…

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

GRADUATE DAYS by John Simon

My time as a graduate student in Comparative Literature was as good as can be, and a pleasure to recall. Who would have thought that it would be this enjoyable?Since I could no longer stay i…

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