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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Monday, July 9, 2018

Broadway: Tony-Deprived “Spongebob Square Pants” Musical Will Close in September for $2.4 Billion Building Project by Roger Friedman

Another one bites the dust. Following “Escape to Margaritaville,” another 2018 season musical is closing on Broadway. “Spongebob Square Pants” will shutter Categories…

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Radiohead to Ice Factory Festival by Mark Beech

New York has many short summer drama festivals starting up soon, led by the Ice Factory. Music on offer in the Big Apple this week runs from Radiohead through to Michael Tilson Thomas. There…

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Watch Complete Broadcast of PBS’ A Capitol Fourth, Featuring Renée Fleming, Chita Rivera, and More by Andrew Gans

Jimmy Buffett and the cast of Escape to Margaritaville also performed on the annual broadcast.

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

PBS’ A Capitol Fourth, With Chita Rivera and Renée Fleming, Broadcast July 4 by Andrew Gans

Jimmy Buffett and the cast of Escape to Margaritaville will also perform on the annual broadcast.

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls Continues Fetch Streak, Angels in America Breaks Its Own Record by Caitlin Moynihan

Hit musical Mean Girls is having quite a summer. For the third week in a row, the Tina Fey-scripted musical has broken the box office record at the August Wilson Theatre by bringin…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

‘Iceman’ Goeth, Go-Go’s Cometh And Broadway Box Office Slips A Notch To $38M by Greg Evans

Broadway box office slipped 5.3% in its 5th week of the season, grossing $38,126,489 as Bruce Springsteen went on a brief hot-weather hiatus and audiences weren’t quite head over heels…

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Alison Luff and Matt Magnusson Perform a Tribute to Escape to Margaritaville by Gabriel Agosto

The two actors perform an original song to honor the recently closed production.

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VIDEO: Alison Luff Bids Farewell to MARGARITAVILLE with Original Song by Stage Tube

Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of singer-songwriter-authorJimmy Buffett, played its final Broadway performance on July 1. Star Alison Luff and her husbandMatth…

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

BWW Flashback: Last Call in Paradise! ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Concludes Broadway Run Today by BroadwayWorld

It's last call in paradise As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, will play its final …

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Escape to Margaritaville Closes on Broadway July 1 by Ryan McPhee

The Jimmy Buffett musical arrived at the Marquis Theatre in February.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Iceman,” Go-Go's and U2 by Mark Beech

It’s your last chance to see two acclaimed works on the New York stage. First there is Denzel Washington in “The Iceman Cometh” Then there is “Dance Nation”: Clare Barron’s excel…

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Scenic Designer Walt Spangler by In 1: The Podcast

Bake some spongecake, pull out your six string and spend a balmy summer weekend with 'Escape to Margaritaville'Scenic Designer Walt Spangler On this week's new episode, Walt is telling us ab…

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly!, Angels in America, The Iceman Cometh & More by Eric King

Belly up to the bar in July—it's last call for two celebrated play revivals, a pair of Broadway leading ladies and, of course, we need to raise a pitcher to a certain Jim…

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Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls' Post-Tonys Box Office Numbers Are Totally Fetch by Broadway.com

Mean Girls might have walked away empty-handed on the night of the 2018 Tony Awards, but the new musical's enthusiastic Tony-night performance definitely made an impact on theatergo…

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Friday, June 22, 2018

BWW Interview: Last Call! Paul Alexander Nolan Reflects on ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE & Navigating the Journey of Life by Courtney Savoia

Broadway's Paul Alexander Nolan has been on quite the ride with Escape to Margaritaville - a vibrant, fun, and blissful musical featuring the iconic hits of Jimmy Buffett. With stops in La J…

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Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Goodbye “Three Tall Women”; Hello U2 by Mark Beech

New York says goodbye to one of the most garlanded Broadway shows this week. The Tony-winning “Three Tall Women” comes to an end. Meanwhile, Manhattan welcomes U2 for a run of shows at M…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Rema Webb & Andre Ward Talk About the Joy & Laughter in Escape to Margaritaville, Meeting Jimmy Buffett, & Onstage Mishaps

Hear from the dynamic duo cracking Escape to Margaritaville audiences up, Rema Webb & Andre Ward.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tony Winner Chita Rivera Joins Lineup for PBS’ A Capitol Fourth by Andrew Gans

Carousel Tony nominee Renée Fleming and Jimmy Buffett and the cast of Escape to Margaritaville will also perform on the annual broadcast.

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Bid to Win 2 VIP Tickets and a Backstage Tour at ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE by BroadwayWorld

This is your last chance to see this incredible show on Broadway Enjoy 2 VIP house seats and a backstage tour atEscape to Margaritavillebefore it ends on July 1.

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