Thursday, July 11, 2019

ELF THE MUSICAL Is Now Available For Licensing Through MTI

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has announced the hit, holiday show Elf The Musical is now available for licensing in the U.S. and Canada for 2019 and 2020. Due to cont…

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Music Theatre International Releases Elf the Musical for Licensing by Logan Culwell-Block

Based on the 2003 holiday movie, the musical from the creators of The Prom played Broadway in 2010 and 2012.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Aladdin Standout Michael James Scott Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael James Scott, the showstopping actor currently appearing on Broadway as Genie in Aladdin, has signed on to lead's new vlog—"Live from the Lamp"—starting on June 25. T…

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The Prom Sets Tour and Licensing Rights by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Prom, the inspiring new musical comedy with a score by Chad Beguelin (Aladdin) and Matthew Sklar (Elf), and a book by Beguelin and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone), will take the festiv…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Broadway’s Beth Leavel: All Dressed Up For ‘The Prom’ Of Her Life – Tony Watch Q&A by Greg Evans

It might be a bit much to say that Beth Leavel’s roster of Broadway credits – The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf, Young Frankenstein, among many others – has been leading inexorably to the show…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Eric LaJuan Summers, Broadway Alum of Kinky Boots & Motown The Musical, Dies at 36 by Andy Lefkowitz

Eric LaJuan Summers, a rising star who took the stage in numerous musicals over a decade on Broadway, passed away this week following a battle with cancer. His death was confirmed by public…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

How to Write an Anthem by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Matthew Sklar There are few moments that are impac…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

BWW Interview: Ben Forster Talks ME, MYSELF AND MUSICALS at Theatre Royal Haymarket by Fiona Scott

Ben Forster has had one of the most varied stage careers in recent years, having played the roles of Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar the Angel of Music in Phantom of the Opera and Buddy in E…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The Lady's Improving! The Prom Star Beth Leavel Is Honored with a Sardi's Portrait by Caitlin Moynihan

Tonight belongs to her! The Prom star Beth Leavel received a Sardi's portrait on March 26. A Tony winner for The Drowsy Chaperone, Leavel earned another nomination for Baby It's You! and ha…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

It's the comedy economy, stupid! Elf Lyons on the true cost of standup by Chris Wiegand

After a Franglais Swan Lake, the comic explains economics with sex dolls in ChiffChaff. She talks about loving horror, how guinea pigs helped her through illness and standing up for comedian…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Anna Ptaszynski: ‘I dreamed I served a baby for lunch’ by Harriet Gibsone

The QI elf and No Such Thing As a Fish team member on the things that make her laugh the most Harry and Paul’s Question Time sketch springs to mind. Their panel show sketch would also be h…

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tony Randall: Furlongs Further Than Felix by Trav S.D.

Two anecdotes about the late Tony Randall (1920-2004), one of which illustrates how much he was loved by all, one how much he was loved by me. I was in his elf-like presence exactly twice. T…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Michael McCormick Is the New 'Wonderful' Wizard of Wicked on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway veteran Michael McCormick steps into the hit musical Wicked for the first time on February 18. He takes over the role of The Wizard from Kevin Chamberlin, who played his final perfo…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Mark Jacoby to Star in World Premiere Play Vilna at Off-Broadway's Theatre at St. Clement's by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Mark Jacoby has signed on to lead the company of Vilna, a new drama written by Ira Fuchs set to make its world premiere at the Theatre at St. Clement's. Joseph Discher …

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Wicked Will Welcome Michael McCormick & Gizel Jiménez to Broadway Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A pair of celebrated stage talents are stepping into the hit Broadway musical Wicked for the first time. On February 18, Michael McCormick will take over the role of The Wizard from Kevin Ch…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Agoura High Senior Griffen Hamilton To Direct “Mamma Mia!” by Cary Ginell

Next week, Agoura High School senior Griffen Hamilton will be directing the school’s production of Mamma Mia!, his first full-length musical. Griffen has been featured in Raymond Saar’…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Stagecraft: Bob Martin, “The Prom” “The Drowsy Chaperone” “Elf” by James Marino

The Stagecraft podcast is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of interviews with playwrights (and musical book writers) of shows opening on Broadway and off-Broadway.   Guest: Bob Ma…

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Veronica J. Kuehn Will Return to Off-Broadway's Avenue Q by Andy Lefkowitz

Veronica J. Kuehn, veteran star of Avenue Q, will reprise her turn as Kate Monster/Lucy in the musical at New World Stages beginning on February 18. Kuehn will succeed Gizel Jiménez, …

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and More Announced For TUTS 2019-2020 Season by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Under The Stars today announced the six shows that will be offered in their 201920 season at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts A Chorus Line, Spring Awakening, Elf - The Music…

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

“SOI Spring 2019: Saint-Saëns & Rachmaninoff” at NCPA, Mumbai by Blouinartinfo

NCPA, Mumbai presents “SOI Spring 2019: Saint-Saens & Rachmaninoff” on select dates from February 4-16, 2019 at Jamshed Bhabha Theater of NCPA.The concert will be conducted by Martyn…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Dancing Hamleys elf gains agent after video goes viral by Matthew Hemley

A performer filmed dancing outside toyshop Hamleys in London has signed with his first agent after the video went viral. Mike Rogers,

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Friday, December 21, 2018
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Anthony Neilson's THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Comes to Southwark Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Have you heard the one about the coked-up Christmas Scrooge, his grumpy best mate, a prostitute and an unruly Elf

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Diary: Fairytale tweet rewards elf-determination by Tabard

Tabard enjoys a happy ending. Get your mind out of the gutter – a story with a happy ending. Especially at Christmas

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A Coming Out Christmas: A Review of Barney the Elf at Pride Films and Plays by Aaron Hunt

Now in its fourth year, this Chicago-originating musical, based on the movie "Elf," moves to Pride Films and Plays, losing none of its willful cheer.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Exclusive interview with Hamleys’ viral dancing elf Mike Rogers: “Quite a few big actors started here” by Ollie Cole

Mike Rogers is an actor working for the events team at Hamleys toy shop in London. The 23-year-old went viral after a

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the National Tour of COME FROM AWAY, ELF at Musical Theatre West, MARRY POPPINS RETURNS by West Of Broadway

On this episode we discuss the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway smash COME FROM AWAY which opened its Los Angeles engagement on November 28th at the Ahmanson theatre...…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

VIDEO: Ring in the Holiday Season With The Skivvies' I TOUCH MY ELF, Featuring Alice Ripley, Wesley Taylor, Sierra Boggess, and More by Stage Tube

The Skivvies brought their holiday best to Joe's Pub on December 2, with their show 'I Touch My Elf.' The show featured special guests Sierra Boggess, Alice Ripley, Nick Adams, Wesley Taylor…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Alabama School Will Perform ELF JR. With Largest Child Cast of a Broadway JR. Musical Ever by BroadwayWorld

Over 500 North Mobile county children from McDavid-Jones Elementary School in Citronelle will make history when they perform a production of Elf The Musical JR.on December 5th on the Citrone…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

This Week's #LiveAtFive Guests Include Oscar Nominee Lucas Hedges, Original Avenue Q Stars & More! by Caitlin Moynihan #LiveatFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which editors discuss what's going on in the theater community and chat with stage stars about their …

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