Thursday, January 17, 2019

Wake Up With BWW 1/17: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Toronto Cast, Live-Action HUNCHBACK Musical, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld It's almost Friday Power through the rest of your week by reading the top Broadway stories

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Sutton Foster Sets Return Engagement at Café Carlyle & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Sutton Foster Sets Return Engagement at Café Carlyle Sutton Foster is headed home to Café Carlyle. The two-…

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Toronto Production of Dear Evan Hansen Assembles Company of Canadian Actors by Ryan McPhee

Jessica Sherman, Sean Patrick Dolan, Jessica La Rochelle, and more will join Robert Markus in the Tony-winning musical.

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Jessica Sherman, Stephanie La Rochelle, and More Join the Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN in Toronto - Full Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Complete casting has been announced for the Canadian production of the multi Tony Award-winning musical. Performances begin March 5, 2019 at Toronto's historic Royal Alexandra Theatre.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Andrew Barth Feldman on Keeping His Dear Evan Hansen Casting News a Secret: 'I Lied for Months' by Lindsey Sullivan

Andrew Barth Feldman, the 16-year-old high-school junior who triumphed at the 2018 Jimmy Awards, is gearing up for his Broadway debut. As previously reported, the young talent is set to begi…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Watch Patti Murin and Stars from Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked, More Perform at the Jimmy Awards' 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

The live streamed concert celebrates a decade of the nationwide awards system honoring the best of high school musical theatre.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

BroadwayCon Roundup Day Two: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Andrew Rannells, AVENUE Q, and More! by Stephanie Wild

BroadwayCon's second day wrapped up today, with a plethora of panels and events for fans to attend BroadwayWorld brought you inside a few of the panels, and we've got your roundup of the day…

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Friday, January 11, 2019

The Ensemblist Examines Authenticity on Social Media With Actors From Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls, Be More Chill, and The Cher Show by Adam Hetrick

The newly launched podcast Doubletapped explores social media's impact on the personal and professional lives of Broadway performers.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

BWW Poll: What BroadwayCon Event Are You Most Excited For? by Bww Polls

Broadway's exhilarating weekend is about to start with BroadwayCon this FridayWith the countless excitingannouncements from the Avenue Q and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown cast reunions to …

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Chicago premiere of Steven Levenson's 'If I Forget' to close out Victory Gardens' 2018-19 season by Kt Hawbaker

On Thursday, Victory Gardens’ artistic director Chay Yew and managing director Erica Daniels announced an addition to the 2018-2019 season — the Chicago premiere of “If I Forget,” wr…

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'The Lightning Thief' musical tour launches in Chicago — and right now is best for young Percy Jackson fans by Chris Jones

With one foot in “Harry Potter” and another in “Dear Evan Hansen,” the new tween-oriented musical faithfully based on the 2005 fantasy-adventure book by Rick Riordan has plenty to pl…

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Bess Wohl's Make Believe Sets New York Premiere with Second Stage; Michael Greif to Direct by Andy Lefkowitz

Make Believe, a new work by playwright Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds), will make its New York premiere at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater this summer. Michael Greif (Dear Evan Hansen) …

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Here’s what the Toronto Star’s theatre critics are looking forward to in 2019 by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

On Karen Fricker’s and Carly Maga’s list: Indigenous theatre like After the Fire, Broadway musicals like Dear Evan Hansen and Kiss of the Spider Woman, Canadian classics like Lilies and …

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Jimmy Awards' 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert Will Be Live Streamed by Logan Culwell-Block

Frozen's Patti Murin will join Jimmy Awards alums—including stars from Dear Evan Hansen and Wicked—for the special event.

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The Broadway Boys: Mr. January 2019 by JK

This month, we congratulate Taylor Trensch on a job well done as he nears the end of his acclaimed run as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen. We are betting he's pretty tuckered out aft…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Watch Sam Rockwell & Michelle Williams Embody Broadway Icons in a Jazzy First Teaser for Fosse/Verdon by

We could hardly contain our excitement when we first heard that FX would be producing Fosse/Verdon, a new limited series based on the romance and professional partnership between Tony-w…

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Playbill Mixtape: Dear Evan Hansen’s Mallory Bechtel Shares Her Pre-Show Playlist by Ruthie Fierberg

Broadway’s Zoe Murphy shares the songs that inspire her.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Top-10 theater in Chicago in 2019: Some big openings this winter — 'Dear Evan Hansen' anyone? by Chris Jones

No sooner are seasonal festivities over than Chicago theater opens back up for business. There are scores of winter openings. But here — in alphabetical order — are 10 shows to look forw…

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

2019 Theater-ish Resolutions by JK

I read somewhere that, among other things, if you make more than three New Year's resolutions, you are more likely to not achieve any of them. I guess that makes sense. Anyway, I made a list…

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Monday, December 31, 2018

10 Favorite Broadway Shows of 2018 by JK

JKTS' 10 FAVORITE BROADWAY SHOWS OF 2018We were fortunate to have seen 20+ shows this year. Here are our 10 favorites, from 10 - 1:10. The Boys in the BandAn excellent production of a histor…

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on DEAR EVAN HANSEN in Los Angeles, Arizona, and San Francisco! by Review Roundups

'Dear Evan Hansen' is currently playing at the Curran in San Francisco, following its tour stops in Denver, Los Angeles, and Arizona. Let's see what the critics are saying about the recent t…

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Monday, December 24, 2018

BWW TV Exclusive: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Stars Will be Found at the Latest Broadway Sessions! by Ben Cameron

Super young, super hip, super talented cast members from Dear Evan Hansen joined us at Broadway Sessions recently. With a median age of about 20, they showed us just why they have scored som…

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- DEAR EVAN HANSEN Star Laura Dreyfuss by Little Known Facts W/ Ilana Levine

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, …

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

2018 Theater Trends and Traditions by JK

2018 Broadway Trends and TraditionsOver the past year it seems that, fueled by and shared on social media, there are some great (and positive) new-ish trendy traditions.First up, some positi…

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

David Cromer, Tony Shalhoub and More Celebrate Broadway for All's Cabaret at the Circus by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway for All is getting into the holiday spirit with Cabaret at the Circus. The event, which was hosted by Tony winner and current The Waverly Gallery cast member David Cromer, took…

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Clueless **1/2 by Barry Gordin

THE OTHER CHER SHOW: CLUELESS, THE MUSICAL By:  Samuel L. Leiter December 17, 2018:  If you can’t afford—or get seats to—that Broadway show about a California clothes h…

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Photo Coverage: Laura Dreyfuss Sits Down with Ilana Levine for Podcast and Performance by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Dear Evan Hansen alumna Laura Dreyfuss sat down for a live podcast event and performance with actress and Little Known Facts podcast host Ilana Levine on December 16th at 600 pm.

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Friday, December 14, 2018 #LiveatFive with Alex Boniello of Dear Evan Hansen by

Alex Boniello stops by HQ to chat about Dear Evan Hansen and more with Caitlin Moynihan.

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Ariana Grande, Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen and Wicked, More Belt Out 'Seasons of Love' for #RentSingAlong by Ryan McPhee

Ahead of the January 27 live Rent broadcast, Fox wants Rentheads to raise their voices for a new music video.

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