Thursday, September 21, 2017

We'll Drink to That! Gender-Swapped Company with Patti LuPone Heading to the West End by Lindsey Sullivan

We'd like to propose a toast! Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company is heading to London's Gielgud Theatre, and this time, it's about Bobbi, not Bobby. According to Baz…

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War Paint to Close in December by Broadwaydirect

Don’t miss your chance to see two epic divas (played by two epic divas) square-off in the Broadway musical War Paint. The musical, which stars two-time Tony-winner Patti LuPone (Evita, Gyp…

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West End Revival of EVITA to Close Next Month by BroadwayWorld

Audiences have under a month left to catch the West End production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical masterpiece, Evita, the story of an ordinary woman's meteoric rise to power a…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Towards Cultural Equity, Diversity and Artistry in Casting

by Brad Erickson For months, issues around casting choices have filled the news and ricocheted across social media. Often the conversation falls into two camps, one characterized by grievan…

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

North Shore Exec Responds to Evita Whitewashing Accusations, Says ‘Race Is Not Part of the Narrative’ by Playbill Staff

This is the third major production of the musical within a year to receive criticism for casting non-Latinx actors as the Argentinian political figures whose personas defined their nation on…

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North Shore Music Theatre Defends EVITA Casting, Despite Accusations of Whitewashing by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre NSMT will soon present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's legendary musical, EVITA. Now the theatr…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Off-Broadway Theater Review: Curvy Widow by Lauren Yarger

Nancy Opel. Photo: T. Charles EricksonCurvy WidowMusic and Lyrics by Drew BrodyBook By Bobby GoldmanChoreography by Marcos SantanaDirected by Peter FlynnWest Side TheatreBy Lauren YargerSay …

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Broadway Legend Harold Prince Will Take Part in Prince of Broadway Talkbacks by Adam Hetrick

The man behind Cabaret, Company, Sweeney Todd, Evita, and Phantom will join audiences for a series of post-show talkbacks.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Photo Flash: Just 17 Inspiring Photos of Hal Prince with His Glasses on His Head by Alexa Criscitiello

Harold Prince is a legend in the American theatre. As an acclaimed director and producer behind a long list of America's most iconic musicals including West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, …

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Odds & Ends: Groundhog Day Cast Set for Broadway at the W, Kyle Riabko Will Release Richard Rodgers Album & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Groundhog Day Cast Set for Broadway at the W Cast members from the new Broadway musical Groundhog Day will take part in the…

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Max Von Essen and Ria Jones Sing Evita and Sunset Boulevard on New Album by Logan Culwell-Block

See the track listing for the upcoming release.

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BWW Interview: Ria Jones Talks SUNSET BOULEVARD by Marianka Swain

Ria Jones has starred in numerous musicals, including Evita, Chess, Cats and Les Miserables. She's now reprising her acclaimed performance as Norma Desmond in the UK tour of Sunset Boulevard…

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Cry for the Descamisados…the importance of casting EVITA correctly by Fairyprincessdiaries

The Fairy Princess is weighing in on all the whitewashing – and no, it is not Asian…this time. It’s the Latinas…they need some intersectional support and TFP gives no…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Curvy Widow Star Nancy Opel Shares Memories & Mishaps From Her Three Decades on Broadway

Nancy Opel shares stories about her Evita audition with Hal Prince, not dying in Memphis, and not crying during Sunday in the Park with George.

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Theater News: Constantine Maroulis Joins Cast of North Shore Music Theatre's Evita

The Rock of Ages Tony nominee will play Che.

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Constantine Maroulis Will Star in North Shore Music Theatre's Evita by Andrew Gans

Maroulis will play Che opposite Briana Carlson-Goodman’s Eva at the Massachusetts venue.

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Broadway's Constantine Maroulis to Play 'Che' in EVITA at North Shore Music Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre NSMT will present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's legendary musical, EVITA. This environmental production, created solely for our uni…

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

International news round-up: August 30 by The Stage

Evita to be revived in Australia AUSTRALIA/SYDNEY Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita will return to Australia, opening at the Sydney Opera

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Australian singer Tina Arena as the First Lady of Argentina in ‘Evita’ by Blouin Artinfo

Australian singer Tina Arena will play Eva Peron, the First Lady of Argentina, in the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber mega-musical, “Evita.” Eva Peron has been placed on a pedestal…

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Monday, August 28, 2017

Why Teen Idols Are Essential to Achieving Gay Puberty by Chris Thomas

Also: Cabaret Is Back on Broadway, And So Is Evita! Michael MustoPhoto via @AaronCarterMichael MustoWhenever the expression “teen idol” is invoked, it’s …

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The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Harold Prince Shows You'd Like to See Revived on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

It's Monday, and we're putting your revival wishes out into the universe! The dazzling musical revue Prince of Broadway opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on August 24. In hono…

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Saturday, August 26, 2017

The "Prince of Broadway" is Too Stately by Broadwayandme

Whether you walk out of Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre feeling as though you got you money's worth after seeing Prince of Broadway is going to depend on what you go into…

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Review: Prince of Broadway by Ariana Rudes

For true Broadway aficionados, there perhaps couldn’t be a more ideal night at the theater than Prince of Broadway at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theater. The show features the culmination…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

They'll Drink to That! See the Stars of Prince of Broadway Raise a Glass to Broadway History by

Harold Prince is Broadway royalty. Prince of Broadway celebrates the legendary director/producer's nearly seven-decade career. The musical revue opens at the Samuel J. Fri…

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West End Leading Lady Madalena Alberto Releases New Track by BroadwayWorld

Madalena Alberto is mostly known for playing many coveted female roles in Musical Theatre, such as Fantine from LES MISERBLES, the title role in EVITA and Grizabella in CATS.

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Full Cast Announced for Hal Prince Directed EVITA in South Africa by BroadwayWorld

The full cast for the Harold Prince-directed production of EVITA in South Africa has been announced. Presented by Pieter Toerien and David Ian, this revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webb…

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REVIEW: Evita, Phoenix Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Emma Hatton makes every post a winner with an exciting performance of one of the greatest modern stage musical roles for women. This post REVIEW: Evita, Phoenix Theatre ✭…

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Tina Arena to play Eva Peron in EVITA by Arts Review

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian theatre producer John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian have announced that Australian icon, singer, songwriter a…

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

London Evita Star Emma Hatton on What Eva Peron Would Do If She Met Wicked's Elphaba & More by Matt Wolf

Emma Hatton has staked out a formidable name for herself playing two iconic roles, Elphaba in Wicked and Eva Peron in Evita. The second part has this summer earned her rave re…

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Show of the Month: Find Great Ticket Deals On EVITA In The West End by BroadwayWorld

The story of an ordinary woman's meteoric rise to power at a time of extraordinary political unrest, Evita is set is captivatingWest End audiences again on its return to London, playingat th…

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