Tuesday, October 18, 2016

BWW Interview: Star Ben Forster On PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's 30th Anniversary by Marianka Swain

Ben Forster became a household name when he won Andrew Lloyd Webber's Superstar TV competition and went on to lead the UK arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. His West End work includes Evi…

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Spotlight On...Weston Chandler Long by Michael Block

Name:  Weston Chandler LongHometown: Waterford, CT Education: Currently attending Pace UniversitySelect Credits: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (Off-Broadway); John Tartaglia's I…

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Monday, August 29, 2016

BWW TV: Broadway Kids Show Off at BROADWAY SESSIONS! by Ben Cameron

When I was a kid, I spent a lot of time daydreaming about someday making it on big Broadway. There was lots of community theatre and talent shows and dancing for grandma and daydream after d…

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Interviews: After The Wedding Singer and Elf, Chad Beguelin and Matthew Sklar Head to The Prom

The longtime collaborators prepare their latest musical for its premiere at the Alliance Theatre in Georgia.

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Friday, August 12, 2016

ELF THE MUSICAL to Spread Christmas Cheer to 36 Cities on 2016 Holiday Tour 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 in…

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Itinerary Set for Holiday Tour of Elf by Andrew Gans

The family-friendly musical will launch its latest tour in November.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

People You Should Know . . . Preston Fritz Smith by Zack Calhoon

PRESTON FRITZ SMITH-Off-Broadway: Broken Boundaries (June Havoc Theatre); Breaking Rules (June Havoc). Recent New York: Family Googling (Strawberry Theatre Festival, St. Clement’s Theatre)…

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

A Day in the Life of Ruby Lewis of ‘Cirque du Soleil Paramour’ by Amy Sapp

Ruby Lewis got her first big break singing in church. It was the holidays and she was dressed like an elf, sitting on a piano. “The song was written just for me,” says Lewis, wh…

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

NEWS: Darren Day & Michael Xavier headline new Sherman musical Bumblescratch by Press Releases

Principal casting has been announced for the gala concert presentation of Robert J Sherman's new musical BUMBLESCRATCH, which runs for one night only at the West End's Adelphi Theatre on Sun…

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Will Chase, Josh Grisetti & Leslie Kritzer Begin Performances in Something Rotten! on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Will Chase, Josh Grisetti and Leslie Kritzer will be welcomed to the Renaissance on July 18! The trio join the cast of Something Rotten! as Shakespeare, Nigel Bottom and Bea, respectively. O…

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Monday, July 11, 2016

BWW TV: BROADWAY SESSIONS Satisfies with Tributes to HAMILTON! by Ben Cameron

Broadway's biggest hit said goodbye to some of it's biggest hitters this week. Hamilton bid adieu to Tony-winning star and writer Lin Manuel Miranda, Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr, Tony nominee…

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Medieval Story Man’ by Em Skow

In an ambitious undertaking by Red Knight Productions, Medieval Story Man takes you on a quest with elf-boy Todd and his rag-tag group of companions to save Medieval Story Land from the Dark…

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

VIDEO: Broadway's Matt Gumley Releases New Single 'Subway Rider' by BroadwayWorld

Known for television roles on MODERN FAMILY and PSYCH, Matt Gumley has also steadily performed on Broadway in ELF, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, MARY POPPINS, and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, to name a few.

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Sophia Gennusa, Mitchell Sink & More to Star in CAMP ROLLING HILLS at NYMF by BroadwayWorld

The New York Musical Festival and Camp Rolling Hills Musical, LLC Center Stage Theatre Company's have announced that Sophia Gennusa Doctor Zhivago, Matilda - Tony Honors for Excellence in Th…

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Take the Lead in Broadway's Something Rotten! by Ryan McPhee

Look who Broadway’s welcoming to the Renaissance! Great White Way alums Josh Grisetti and Leslie Kritzer will join the cast of Something Rotten! as Nigel Bottom and Bea, respectively, …

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Monday, May 23, 2016

Open Book: ALADDIN's Chad Beguelin Finds A Whole New Way To Deliver An Old Favorite by Michael Dale

The bookwriter of ELF, ALADDIN and THE WEDDING SINGER says you can't just write a carbon copy of the source.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber & Brooks Ashmanskas Set for Broadway-Bound The Prom by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We've been telling you for quite some time that this musical is one to watch and this casting displays the production means (show) business! Tony winner Beth Leavel, Tony nominees Christ…

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Theater News: Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber Set for New Musical from Drowsy Chaperone Cocreators

Caitlin Kinnunen will head the cast of The Prom, which also reunites the team behind Broadway's Elf.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Casey Nicholaw-Helmed The Prom Sets Dates at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre; Next Stop Broadway? by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We now have dates for the hotly anticipated world premiere of new musical The Prom. The previously announced production will kick off Atlanta's Alliance Theatre's upcoming season, be…

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Monday, February 1, 2016

Interview: Ben Cameron Gives Us a Preview of the New Season of ‘Broadway Sessions’ by Jose Solis

Funnyman and theatre geek extraordinaire Ben Cameron is back with an all new season of Broadway Sessions (Thursday nights at The Laurie Beechman Theatre), after a successful hosting appearan…

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

'I'm part elf!': the best revelations from 2015's culture webchats by Guardian Staff

Rob Brydon, Ai Weiwei, Lee Scratch Perry, Gillian Anderson ... comedians, artists, musicians and actors gave us a wealth of insight into their creative lives. What did we learn?Let me tell y…

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Friday, December 25, 2015

Fun Home Cast Talks Holiday Fun, Beth Malone Becomes a Human Elf on a Shelf

The cast of Broadway's Fun Home met with Playbill backstage at the Circle in the Square Theatre to chat about the holiday season. Beth Malone, Emily Skeggs, Gabriella Pizzolo, Roberta Co…

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Best Bets: TSO at Scottrade; 'Elf' at Peabody Opera House

From a fireworks display in Kirkwood to the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra's New Year's Eve Celebration, there's plenty to do this weekend and next week around St. Louis

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Dear Father Christmas review – cartwheels and hoedowns with Santa by Andrew Pulver

Burton Taylor Studio, OxfordIt may not have the most sophisticated narrative, but this tale of Santa looking for a polar bear pal is an engaging and funny Christmas treatLast year, the Oxfor…

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Review: Elf the Musical

The Broadway hit returns to the stage for a holiday-season run at Madison Square Garden.

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News and reviews from New York: Broadway’s latest Fiddler on the Roof opens by Mark Shenton

Round-up of reviews and news from Broadway, including Fiddler on the Roof and Xmas productions of Elf and Annie, plus a Spring Awakening cast video and remembering those who's died in 2015.

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BWW Review: Touring Company of ELF Visits Madison Square Garden by Michael Dale

A likable and peppy company in a budget-minded touring production.

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Review: ‘Annie’ and ‘Elf: The Musical’ Stay Kid-Friendly by Alexis Soloski

The two shows are performing in New York for the holiday season.

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

LOST – Voyager Business Park by Laura Kressly

An invitation to review this different kind of theatrical experience landed in my inbox: Different Breed Theatre invite you to come down to Gary’s Warehouse in Bermondsey and watch an e…

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The Week Ahead: Christmas Events, Traditional and Not by Steven McElroy

There are the Rockettes, of course, and “Elf the Musical” but also “Santastical: A Very Merry Twistmas.”

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