Friday, March 9, 2018

New Musical The Prom Sets Opening at The Cort by Mark A. Robinson

Everyone start dress shopping and picking out corsages and boutonnieres. The self-dubbed “Musical comedy with issues”, The Prom, has announced its official opening. The new musical with …

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

It’s #Elf… actually: @martineofficial & @DavidEssexNews star in musical arena tour > cc @biggest_panto

Love Actually star and singer Martine McCutcheon, last seen on the musical stage in Trevor Nunn's 2001 revival of My Fair Lady at the National Theatre, and pop legend David Essex headline a …

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NEWS: Martine McCutcheon & David Essex will star in Elf musical arena tour by Press Releases

Love Actually star and singer Martine McCutcheon and pop legend David Essex are to star in a supersized production of Elf this Christmas.

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Monday, March 5, 2018

David Essex and Martine McCutcheon to star in Elf arena tour by Georgia Snow

An arena version of the West End musical Elf will tour the UK this Christmas, it has been announced. The musical, which

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Tickets On Sale Friday for ELF Starring David Essex And Martine McCutcheon by BroadwayWorld

ELF, the hit West End and Broadway musical based on the Hollywood blockbuster movie starring Will Ferrell, is to be supersized into a Christmas spectacular which will tour the UK in December…

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Theatre News: Elf musical arena tour announced starring David Essex and Martine McCutcheon

The musical will be wowing audiences across the UK

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Eric Petersen Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below With Special Guest Leslie Kritzer by BroadwayWorld

Eric Petersen, star of Broadway's School of Rock, TV's Kirstie, Madison Square Garden's Elf, and this season's Broadway show Escape To Margaritaville, makes a triumphant return to Feinstein'…

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Monday, February 19, 2018

BWW TV Exclusive: Whole Artist Management Takes Over at Broadway Sessions! by Ben Cameron

We find all kinds of families when working in the theatre. Each new cast is a family. Well, it was my pleasure to welcome some of my very own family, my WAMFAM, to Broadway Sessions recently…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Walker Edmiston: Voice of Ernie the Keebler Elf and Much More by Trav S.D.

Voiceover actor (and actor actor) Walker Edmiston (1926-2007) was born on this day. I’m not sure if I would have done a post on him, but for one cool fact: his voice for Dr. Blinky on…

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Review: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do In The Flea’s ‘FILL FILL FILL FILL FILL FILL FILL’ by Justin Sharon

By Justin Sharon, Contributing Writer, February 5, 2018 Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes the world premiere of FILL FILL FILL FILL FILL FILL FILL, a play about the wreckage — b…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

A Leaner BroadwayCon Still Retains Its Appeal and Fan Base by Megan Wrappe

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, January 31, 2018 Walking into the Jacob K. Javits Center on Friday, January 26, I knew what I was in for. BroadwayCon had just kicked off a few hours be…

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Review: ‘Hallelujah, Baby!’ Is No Cause to Celebrate by Christopher Caggiano

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, January 30, 2018 You might think that winning the Tony Award for Best Musical would guarantee a show some kind of theatrical afterlife. You migh…

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas & More to Star in Broadway's The Prom by Lindsey Sullivan

They're invited! Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber and more will reprise their roles from the Alliance Theatre world premiere in the Broadway production of The Prom. As …

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mia Gerachis and Tiffany Haas Join Constantine Maroulis-Led JEKYLL & HYDE at Virginia Musical Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Wicked's Tiffany Haas, and Elf The Musical's Mia Gerachis join Virginia Musical Theatre's limited engagement of Jekyll amp Hyde at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, March …

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Maggie Brown: Channel 5’s Elf broadcast could be the start of something big by Maggie Brown

While the critics in London were heaping praise on Hamilton, I was looking forward to something more accessible, in rural mid Wales,

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Ben Forster suffers on stage accident in Elf by Giverny Masso

Ben Forster has had to pull out of the final week of Elf the Musical after breaking his ankle on stage. The

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Theatre News: Ben Forster breaks ankle following onstage fall

The actor was playing Buddy in Elf the Musical at The Lowry in Manchester

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

4 million watch Mischief Theatre’s A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong by Matthew Hemley

Channel 5’s broadcasts of Elf – The Musical starring Ben Forster were watched by more than 800,000 people, with 4 million tuning

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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Elf the Musical: Live on Channel 5 review – ‘slow-moving and anodyne’ by Tim Bano

Continuing the increasingly frequent trend for televised theatre, Channel 5 has programmed the stage adaptation of the consummate Christmas film Elf. Recorded

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Friday, December 22, 2017

'Elf the Musical' promises candy canes, syrup, sweetness at the Peabody by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Marie Lemon, who plays Buddy's stepmom, says bringing the holiday spirit to audiences doesn't feel like work.

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Production news round-up: Elf musical to show live on TV and Chicago announces West End return by Giverny Masso

The final production news round-up of the year includes the return of Chicago to the West End and a live Christmas broadcast

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Josh Gad to Join Judi Dench & More in Artemis Fowl Live-Action Film by

Tony nominee Josh Gad is among the latest batch of stars set to join the previously announced Tony winner Judi Dench in Disney's upcoming live-action film adaptation of the novel se…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Elf – The Musical starring Ben Forster to be broadcast live on Channel 5 by Matthew Hemley

Elf – The Musical starring Ben Forster is to be shown live on Channel 5 this Christmas. The production, currently running at

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5 Iconic Moments From Elf Theatregoers Can Catch Onstage in Elf the Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

See how the team behind Elf the Musical musicalized these trademark scenes from the Will Ferrell holiday classic.

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Monday, December 18, 2017

Review: ‘Elf the Musical’ Restores Your Faith In Santa and the Holidays by Mercedes Vizcaino

By Mercedes Vizcaino, Contributing Writer, December 18, 2017 In the midst of holiday travel, shopping, and searching for meaningful family entertainment, Elf the Musical is your answer to r…

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Interview: “Elf The Musical’s” Christopher Russo on Holiday Traditions and Finding the Heart Within Walter Hobbs by Matt Smith

As any Elf aficionado can tell you, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear… and no one knows that statement to be true more than multitalented tour acto…

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Saturday, December 16, 2017

The Show: Elf The Musical's Star Erik Gratton on Why the Christmas Classic Is Perfect for the Stage by

Erik Gratton chats about what makes Elf a perfect stage musical, co-starring with George Wendt and more.

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The Show: Hugh Jackman in The Greatest Showman, A Christmas Story Live! & More by

In this week's episode, we sit down with the stars of The Greatest Showman, learn all about Elf at Madison Square Garden, kick it with the stars of The Wolves and more.

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Holiday Movies That Need Musical Adaptations by Lindsey Sullivan

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

See the Cast of Elf the Musical Visit the Empire State Building by Marc J. Franklin

The national tour, featuring Cheers star George Wendt as Santa, returns to New York December 13.

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