Wednesday, November 22, 2017

In 'White Christmas,' the lights of a holiday inn are all aglow by Chris Jones

Chicago’s big downtown theaters are humming with eclectic fodder for the holiday weekend: Budgets and stamina permitting, you can choose from “Hamilton,” Jimmy Buffett’s “Escape to…

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Come From Away Tony Winner Christopher Ashley to Direct Musical's Film Adaptation by Andy Lefkowitz

Christopher Ashley, the Broadway talent who won a 2017 Tony Award for helming the musical Come From Away, has signed on as director of the musical's feature film adaptation. The previous…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Opens in Chicago by Review Roundups

The Broadway-bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE just opened at Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a limited three-week engagement through December 2, 2017. Let's see what the critics had…

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JIMMY BUFFETT’S BROADWAY-BOUND “ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE” IS A MUSICAL MADE IN PARADISE by Justin Williams

Reviewed by: Justin Williams Highly Recommended Entering the Oriental Theatre for the opening of Jimmy [...]

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'Escape to Margaritaville' has the Buffett-brand attitude but takes too much latitude by Chris Jones

“Work is a dirty word out here,” says the charming, guitar-strumming, Jimmy Buffett-esque central figure of the new musical “Escape to Margaritaville,” a “Mamma Mia!” for Parroth…

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits Jimmy Buffett at ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE by BroadwayWorld

Over the weekend, the Broadway-bound Escape to Margaritaville welcomed an exiting guest to the tiki bar Lin-Manuel Miranda. Check out photos of the superstar on stage with music legend Jimmy…

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Makes an ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE by BroadwayWorld

Last night, the Broadway-bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE welcomed an exiting guest to the tiki bar Lin-Manuel Miranda. Check out the video of the superstar on stage with music legend Jimmy Bu…

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda visits Jimmy Buffett in Chicago by Chris Jones

Lin-Manuel Miranda spent Saturday in Chicago, unannounced and mostly in the company of Jimmy Buffett. Each man has a show currently in Chicago: Miranda's "Hamilton" is in the midst of a long…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Theater News: Escape to Margaritaville Announces Plans for Broadway Cast Album

The new musical features the songs of singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett.

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Jimmy Buffett Musical Escape to Margaritaville Sets Cast Album Release Date by Andy Lefkowitz

An original Broadway cast recording of Escape to Margaritaville, the new show featuring the music of singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, will be released on February 16, 2018, the morning of th…

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Escape to Margaritaville Will Receive Original Cast Recording by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway-bound Jimmy Buffett musical will record a cast album for a winter 2018 release.

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ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Original Broadway Cast Recording to Sail Next Spring by BroadwayWorld

Mailboat Records and Escape to Margaritaville producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams announced today that the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Escape to Mar…

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Why Escape to Margaritaville Won’t Be Just Another Juke-Box Musical by Robert Loerzel

Christopher Ashley, Greg Garcia, and Kelly Devine explain how they found the emotional depth in Jimmy Buffet’s songs to create an organic story and character-driven show.

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Friday, November 3, 2017

'Escape to Margaritaville': Have they bottled that Jimmy Buffett kind of paradise? by Chris Jones

Finding Jimmy Buffett on a hot Saturday night in July means a trip deep into the beer belly of Wrigley Field. Past Huey Lewis and the News, supportively rasping about the power of love. Thro…

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Opens Tonight in New Orleans by BroadwayWorld

Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, opens tonight, October 27, in New Orleans on its first pre-Broadway tour stop …

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

VIDEO: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE's Jimmy Buffett Talks Long Journey to Broadway on TODAY by BroadwayWorld

Jimmy Buffet stopped by NBC's TODAY to talk about the exciting project, admitting, 'It's been a long process to actually make this happen. It's a lot bigger process than I ever thought.'

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

VIDEO: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE's Paul Alexander Nolan Poses for Vanity Fair! by Stage Tube

Watch below as Paul Alexander Nolan poses for the November issue of Vanity Fair- on newsstands today

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Friday, October 6, 2017

The Broadway.com Show: Jimmy Buffett and the Cast of Escape to Margaritaville by Broadway.com

Chill out with Jimmy Buffett and the cast of his Broadway-bound musical Escape to Margaritaville.

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The Broadway.com Show: Sara Bareilles Interview, My Fair Lady Stars, Lin-Manuel Miranda's New Single & More by Broadway.com

Get the latest buzz about the stars of My Fair Lady, Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Almost Like Praying," Escape to Margaritaville and more. Plus, an exclusive interview with …

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Monday, October 2, 2017

See Jimmy Buffett & the Cast of Escape to Margaritaville Before They Set Sail for Pre-Broadway Tour by Lindsey Sullivan

Before Escape to Margaritaville brings beach vibes to the Great White Way, the production is heading to New Orleans, Houston and Chicago. Jimmy Buffett, director Christopher Ashley, stars Pa…

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Friday, September 29, 2017

See Jimmy Buffet & the Cast of Escape to Margaritaville Before They Set Sail for Pre-Broadway Tour by Lindsey Sullivan

Before Escape to Margaritaville brings beach vibes to the Great White Way, the production is heading to New Orleans, Houston and Chicago. Jimmy Buffet, director Christopher Ashley, stars Pau…

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Jimmy Buffett and Company of Escape to Margaritaville Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The new musical is set to begin its pre-Broadway tour in New Orleans October 20.

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Photo Coverage: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Toasts to Escaping the City Before Pre-Broadway Tour! by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, is coming to Broadway But before it lands on the Great White Way, the show lau…

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Jimmy Buffett Reveals What Surprised Him About Bringing Margaritaville to Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

The Grammy nominee talks about the process of turning his catalog into the Broadway-bound Escape to Margaritaville.

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Jimmy Buffet Musical Escape to Margaritaville Media Day by Sandi Durell

    It was media day at the McKittrick Hotel for the musical comedy that features original songs and Jimmy Buffet classics,  Escape to Margaritaville, as a send-off party ensued a…

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Photo Flash: Jimmy Buffett, Paul Alexander Nolan, and More Get Ready to Escape to Margaritaville

Buffett's musical prepares for its pre-Broadway tour.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Justin Collette & Conner John Gillooly to Step Up as Dewey Finn in School of Rock by Andy Lefkowitz

They're in the band! Justin Collette, who is School of Rock's current Dewey Finn alternate, will take over the role's five-show-per-week slot on September 25, while ensemble…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes with New Jimmy Buffett Musical ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE in Chicago by BroadwayWorld

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, will play Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a limited three-week enga…

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Friday, September 1, 2017

What I Love: In Kelly Devine’s Apartment, Even the Furniture Has to Audition by Joanne Kaufman

For the choreographer of “Come From Away” and “Escape to Margaritaville,” designing a home requires as much care as putting on a Broadway show.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Jimmy Buffett & Escape to Margaritaville's Paul Alexander Nolan Jam Onstage in Toronto by Lindsey Sullivan

Raise a glass! Ahead of the highly anticipated run of Broadway's Escape to Margaritaville, leading man Paul Alexander Nolan joined Jimmy Buffett onstage in concert in Toronto over the we…

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