Thursday, August 17, 2017

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Review: FUNZ AND GAMEZ, Just The Tonic by BroadwayWorld

They're back Why Money. After a failed BBC pilot and numerous non-appearances on TV and radio, Phil's resurrected the Edinburgh award-winning Panel Prize still counts cult hit Funz and Gamez…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Spotlight On...Amber Mak by Michael Block

Name: Amber MakHometown: Chicago, IL but born and raised in KansasEducation: Northwestern UniversityFavorite Credits: Directing/Choreographing Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Hairspray at the…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Theatre News: Further casting announced for Elf

Atomic Kitten star Liz McClarnon will play Jovie

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Christmas Arrives Early! Elf the Musical Set for Madison Square Garden Return by Lindsey Sullivan

A Christmas announcement in June: Buddy and the gang will be back at Madison Square Garden this year! Elf the Musical is scheduled to run at the iconic New York venue from December 13 throug…

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ELF THE MUSICAL Will Return to Spread Christmas Cheer at Madison Square Garden by BroadwayWorld

ELF The Musical at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Back by popular demand, this limited holiday engagement begins Wednesday, December 13 and will run through Friday, December 29, 2017.…

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Theater News: Elf the Musical to Return to Madison Square Garden for Holiday Engagement

The Christmas favorite takes the stage once again in the Big Apple.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Review: ‘Oberon, or The Elf King’s Oath’ at The In Series by Leslie Weisman

“I’m stuck with writer’s block!” Who among us—be we beginners, practitioners or professionals, list makers, blog posters, PhD thesis or diary writers—has not been visited by that…

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Peabody Opera House announces 2017-18 Broadway Series by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Peabody Opera House has announced four shows for its 2017-18 Broadway Series of theatrical productions: “Elf the Musical,” “Kinky Boots,” “Buddy — The Buddy Holly Story” an…

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Friday, June 2, 2017

David Sedaris: ‘There are things nobody wants to hear. But the disturbing things are great’ by Alex Clark

The dry-witted US essayist talks about how he went from working as an elf in Macy’s to becoming ‘the American Alan Bennett’David Sedaris’s partner of 25 years, Hugh Hamrick, cal…

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Theatre News: Open auditions announced for Elf the Musical starring Ben Forster

Producers are looking for actors aged between nine and 12 years old

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Theatre News: Ben Forster to reprise role in Elf the Musical this autumn

The actor is currently starring in the titular role of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Is There Life After the Tony Nominations for "Anastasia," Bandstand" and "Charlie & the Chocolate Factory"? by Broadwayandme

All Tony awards are coveted but the awards for Best Musical tend to be the most coveted of all. And because 13 new musicals debuted during the 2016-2017 season, the odds of getting one this …

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Odds & Ends: Christian Borle on How Playing an Elf Prepared Him for Willy Wonka, Kristin Chenoweth 'Twinkles' as Britney & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Christian Borle on How Playing an Elf Prepared Him to Take on Willy Wonka Christian Borle is back on Broadway in the new mus…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Broadway's Asmeret Ghebremichael Joins Dreamgirls in London by Andy Lefkowitz

Asmeret Ghebremichael, the actress most recently seen as Nickie in in the off-Broadway revival of Sweet Charity, has joined the company of London’s Dreamgirls in the role of Lorrell Ro…

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Monday, February 27, 2017

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Rolls Out the Red Carpet for the Cast of PARAMOUR by Ben Cameron

Nothing could be more fitting the day after the Oscar's than celebrating our recent evening with the stars of Cirque Du Soleil's Paramour. Paramour stars Ruby Lewis, Ryan Vona, Bret Shuford,…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Interviews: Sklar and Beguelin: 'We wanted to give The Wedding Singer fans what they wanted'

We chat to the writing team behind Elf the Musical and The Wedding Singer about working together for so long, and adapting films for the stage

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Review: ‘Elf The Musical JR.’ at Aldersgate Church Community Theater by Julia L. Exline

We all know a person (or two, or twelve) who still have their Christmas lights up as we head into February. If you’re not quite ready to let go of the Christmas glow, then Aldersgate …

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

Narcissistic Nativity, Fucking Little Elf Bitch – Rosemary Branch Theatre by Laura Kressly

After 20 years running the Rosemary Branch, Cecilia Darker and Cleo Sylvestre moved on to pastures new in June this year. Unattended Items, a company with a focus on interactive theatre and …

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Monday, December 19, 2016

More alternative Christmas cracker jokes by Guardian Staff

Catherine Tate, Ricky Gervais, Ed Byrne, Chris Addison… can these and other top comedians make your festive dinner go with a bang?Who's the bane of Santa's life?The elf and safety officer.…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Newest Buddy In 'Elf the Musical' Likes Being Green by Christopher Arnott

He's Buddy the elf. What does he want for Christmas? Spenser Micetich, who plays the title role in the East Coast tour of "Elf the Musical," chuckles. "I'm not asking for anything this year,…

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Harry Connick Jr.’s The Happy Elf’ at Red Branch Theatre Company by Timoth David Copney

  “Harry Connick Jr.’s The Happy Elf” is Red Branch Theatre Company’s final offering of their outstanding 2016 season.  And what a fun-filled Christmas ride it is!  Th…

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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Review: ‘The Happy Elf’ at Red Branch Theatre Company by John Harding

Red Branch Theatre in Columbia has an early present for young audiences this season. On opening night of Harry Connick Jr.’s The Happy Elf, many of those in the next generation of theater-…

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Theater News: Alley Theatre Brings Laughs to the Holiday Season With Mature Comedy The Santaland Diaries

Tood Waite returns for the eighth year starring as Crumpet the Elf.

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F*cking Little Elf B*tch review at Rosemary Branch Theatre, London – ‘unconventional and irreverent’ by Fergus Morgan

Imagine it’s Christmas Eve. Imagine you’ve just been dumped by your boyfriend. Imagine that you’ve not slept in 36 hours. And imagine

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'Elf -The Musical' At Shubert, John Waters Christmas At Ridgefield by Christopher Arnott

It had two short stints on Broadway, in 2010 and '12. and is on its fourth national tour. Due to its holiday-seasonal subject matter, "Elf The Musical" has special staying power. Based on th…

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

In the Spirit: StageBuddy’s Holiday Theater Picks for 2016 by Courtney Marie

The holiday season is upon us, and what could be better than taking a break from the crowds and to-do lists and creating new family memories with a special outing to the theater? It is one g…

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MONOROGUE: ELF OFF – Old Red Lion Theatre by Laura Kressly

The Salon:Collective’s Monorogue is back again, this time with a Christmas edition. The monologue showcase is now in Santa’s workshop, where perky elf Gingersparkles is interviewing huma…

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Quesitons with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical Star Wesley Edwards

Wesley Edwards talks playing Hermey The Elf in Rudolph,

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Monday, November 28, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 894: Bryan Renaud by Adam Szymkowicz

Bryan Renaud Hometown: I''m from Sugar Grove, IL which is outside of Aurora. Current Town: I've been based in Chicago since 2013. Q: Tell me about Barney the Elf. A: Barney the Elf i…

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Friday, November 4, 2016

Broadway AM Report, 11/4/2016 - ELF on Tour, FINIAN'S RAINBOW and More! by Jessica Khan

This weekend's big news ELF THE MUSICAL spreads Christmas cheer on this season's holiday tour, and FINIAN'S RAINBOW, starring Melissa Errico, opens Sunday at Irish Rep

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ELF THE MUSICAL Spreads Christmas Cheer on 2016 Holiday Tour, Kicking Off Today by BroadwayWorld

ETworks Presentations, LLC and WarnerBros. Theatre Ventures are thrilled to announce that the Broadway musical ELF will perform across the country once again this holiday season beginning th…

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