Friday, August 23, 2019

Wake Up With BWW 8/23: THE SHINING on Broadway, MARGARITAVILLE Tour Casting, and More!

Today's top stories: The Shining is headed for the stage, casting announced for the North American tour of Escape to Margaritaville, and more!

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Cast for Escape to Margaritaville Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

As the Jimmy Buffet-inspired jukebox musical Escape to Margaritaville prepares to head out on a National Tour this fall, producers have just announced the cast. Taking part in this theatrica…

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Newcomers Chris Clark, Sarah Hinrichsen & More Have 'License to Chill' Across the Country in the Escape to Margaritaville Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Trouble turns funny, songs get sung and one good song will last all night long! Newcomers Chris Clark and Sarah Hinrichsen will star in the upcoming national tour of Jimmy Buffett's Escape t…

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Cast Set for Tour of Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville by Andrew Gans

The North American tour will launch in September in Providence.

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Casting Announced For ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE North American Tour

Casting has been announced for the North American tour of Jimmy Buffett's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Reeve Carney, Amy Spanger & More Will Sing from OSWALD Musical at Green Room 42

Tony LePage (Come From Away, Rock of Ages) and Josh Sassanella (Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, Rock of Ages) will debut songs from their new musical Oswald on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7.00…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Alison Luff & Mark Evans Join Broadway's Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented stage alums Alison Luff and Mark Evans head back to Broadway on July 23, taking over the lead roles of Jenna and Dr. Pomatter in the hit musical Waitress. They replace Shoshana Bean…

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Alison Luff Joins Broadway Cast of Waitress July 23 by Ryan McPhee

The Wicked and Escape to Margaritaville alum plays Jenna in the Sara Bareilles musical, which ends its Broadway run in January 2020.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Nothin' But A Great Time by Mo Brady

Rock of Ages at New World Stages Review by Mo Brady The off-Broadway company of Rock of Ages (Photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Alison Luff Is the New Jenna of Broadway's Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Alison Luff is headed back to Broadway in a plum role. The strong-voiced stage alum will step into the hit musical Waitress in the lead role of Jenna beginning on July 23. She'll replace Sho…

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Alison Luff Will Join Broadway Cast of Waitress by Ryan McPhee

The Wicked and Escape to Margaritaville alum will play Jenna in the Sara Bareilles musical.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Jelani Alladin to Take On Title Role in Hercules in Central Park by Andy Lefkowitz

Jelani Alladin has been cast in the title role of the highly anticipated Public Works staging of Hercules. The previously announced production will play the Public Theater's outdoor Delacor…

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Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals: Part III: The Midwest by JK

With the spring rush and awards season behind us, it's time to get back to our regularly scheduled content! Today, we continue our popular series Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals, focusing t…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

National Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Broadway Season by News Desk

The National Theatre’s 2019-2020 “Broadway at the National” season continues its history as the nation’s oldest touring theatre with a lineup of a dozen shows. Notably, eight product…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Broadway Licensing Acquired by Producer Sean Cercone by Logan Culwell-Block

The musical licensor represents such recent titles as A Bronx Tale, Escape to Margaritaville, Head Over Heels, and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, and The Band’s Visit Set for 2019–2020 Dallas Summer Musicals Season by Adam Hetrick

The nine-show touring season will also include Come From Away, Escape to Margaritaville, the 20th anniversary tour of Rent, and more.

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Fox Theatre 2019-20 season includes 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Hello, Dolly!,' return of 'Hamilton' by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Offerings also include "Escape to Margaritaville" and "The Band's Visit."

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

VIDEO: Carmen Cusack Sings 'Shallow' From A STAR IS BORN With Paul Alexander Nolan, and More! by Stage Tube

Bright Star Tony Award nominee Carmen Cusack returned to Feinstein's54 Below with a brand new show last night, February 13 at 7pm and 930pm. Joining Carmen were her Bright Star co-star and D…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Paul Alexander Nolan, Randy Rainbow, And Ben Davis Join Carmen Cusack At Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Bright Star Tony Award nominee and star of the current Call Me Madam revival at Encores, Carmen Cusack returns to Feinstein's54 Below with a brand new show on Wednesday, February 13 at 7pm a…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

New Faces For Broadway’s Frozen by Mark A. Robinson

The Disney production of Frozen is about to greet some new faces in the cast of the hit Broadway production. The role of Olaf, the optimistic snowman, will be played by Ryann Redmond, the fi…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Doctor Is In! Steven Good Joins the National Tour of Waitress by Ryan Gilbert

This casting is pretty good idea, isn't it though? Stage fave and recording artist Steven Good (Broadway's Escape to Margaritaville) is joining the national tour of the hit Broadway …

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Major Play Debuts, Laura Pausini, Sun Ra, Hamilton by Mark Beech

This week, New York has two significant plays making their debuts: Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy “Bernhardt/Hamlet” and “The True,” Sharr White’s political satire.Meanwhile, music …

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Casting Set for Usual Girls at Roundabout Underground; New Drama Something Clean Added to Season by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented cast has been selected to lead the world premiere play Usual Girls by Ming Peiffer, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, kicking off the new season of Roundabout Underground. The previo…

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Why Some Movies-To-Musicals Work (I Think) by JK

What ingredients made Waitress a hit?If we could define the perfect formula for guaranteeing that a musical will be a smash hit, we'd all be very wealthy, wouldn't we theater fans? I su…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Revived “Band’s Visit,” Autumn Lookahead by Mark Beech

The new fall season looms in New York, with a lot to look forward to, including three shows that were big hits in London: “Girl From the North Country,” with Bob Dylan songs; Jez Butterw…

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Drake to “Pretty Woman” by Mark Beech

In one of the hottest musical tickets in months, Drake is at Madison Square Garden. “Pretty Woman” is another big seller as the hit movie comes to the New York stage. These are just two …

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Summer Stage, ELO, Last-Chance “Clear Day” by Mark Beech

The Center Park’s Summer Stage’s free shows; comedy by Mike Birbiglia; Jeff Lynne’s ELO; serious plays such as the latest by Tracy Letts, “Mary Page Marlowe.” These are just some o…

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Shakira, “Mary Page Marlowe” by Mark Beech

Music by Rod Stewart, Shakira and The Breeders; comedy by Mike Birbiglia; serious plays such as the latest by Tracy Letts, “Mary Page Marlowe.” These are just some of the highlights of p…

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Jukebox Musicals, Peculiar Patriots by Mark Beech

New jukebox musicals are opening in New York to strong initial reviews. “Head Over Heels” showcases the music of The Go-Go’s and Belinda Carlisle, while “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” prese…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: From “Fire in Dreamland” to Summer Concerts by Mark Beech

The New York stage offers a lot of choice in new openings and one-off events this week for those wanting to be adventurous. The pick of performing arts in the Big Apple over the next seven d…

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Foo Fighters to Tracy Letts by Mark Beech

Topping New York performing arts this week, the award-winning writer Tracy Letts is back with an experimental play, “Mary Page Marlowe,” off Broadway.The Foo Fighters, Billy Joel and Bec…

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