Monday, April 27, 2015

Voila! An American in Paris' Max von Essen Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger by Ryan McPhee

He’s the man we love! An American in Paris standout Max von Essen is grabbing a camera as Broadway.com’s latest vlogger. Look out for the new series ‘S Wonderful: Backstage…

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Saturday, April 25, 2015

BWW Interview: Carman Napier Talks Bringing EVITA Back to New York with the Gallery Players by Anna Bencivengo

Napier recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about her history with EVITA, the pressures of playing an iconic role and historical figure, her favorite moments in the show, and much more. Check…

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Carman Napier, Dale Sampson and Jonathan Mesisca Lead EVITA, Opening Tonight at Gallery Players by BroadwayWorld

The Gallery Players announces EVITA, the final musical of their 48th Season. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, this epic musical is directed by Mark Harborth Rent, Dr…

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Intimate Evita Rocks Brooklyn Starting Tonight by Andrew Gans

The Gallery Players production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Tony-winning Evita plays the Brooklyn venue April 25-May 17.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Happy Birthday, Doll! 25 Videos of Patti LuPone’s Best Belting Moments! by Playbill Staff

Two-time Tony Award-winning Evita and Gypsy star Patti LuPone celebrates her birthday April 21.

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Monday, April 20, 2015

VIDEO: FUNNY OR DIE Spoofs Madonna's HAMILTON Texting Debacle with EVITA Tune by BroadwayWorld

Inspired by reports of Madonna's incessant texting at The Public Theatre's Hamilton on April 18 that resulted in the pop star being disinvited backstage by the show's creator Lin-Manuel Mira…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Elaine Paige on Her Farewell Concert Film, Nicole Scherzinger in Cats & Keeping Her Costumes by Ryan McPhee

Elaine Paige is often referred to as the First Lady of British Musical Theater, having originated such iconic roles as Eva Peron in Evita and Grizabella in Cats. But now—50 y…

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Patti LuPone to Bring FAR AWAY PLACES to Schimmel Center by BroadwayWorld

For one night only on Saturday, May 9 at 730pm, Broadway legend Patti LuPone will perform in her critically-acclaimed concert, Far Away Places, conceived and directed by Scott Wittman with m…

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Sweet Sound of Amazing Grace Will be Heard on Broadway; Josh Young-Led New Tuner Sets Dates & Theater by Imogen Lloyd Webber

If it was ever lost, it's now found...it's home on Broadway. Amazing Grace, which ran in Chicago in fall 2014, will begin performances at the Nederlander Theatre on June 25. Josh You…

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Earl Carpenter Will Return to Broadway's Les Miserables as Javert, Replacing Will Swenson by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Do not forget his name! Earl Carpenter will return to the Broadway revival of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil’s Les Miserables as Javert on May 12 replacing Wi…

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Revolutionary Musical Zapata! Will Receive New York Readings With a Cast of Broadway Veterans by Carey Purcell

Zapata! The Musical, described as an Evita for the 21st century, will receive industry-only readings in New York City April 15-16.

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Gallery Players Evita Casts Its Eva, Che, Peron and More by Andrew Gans

Casting has been announced for The Gallery Players production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Tony-winning Evita, which will play the Brooklyn venue April 25-May 1…

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Theater News: Evita Will Close Out the Gallery Players Season

The Tony-winning musical opens in Brooklyn this month.

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Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards – Updating as They Are Announced by Joel Markowitz

 Here are the recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards as they were announced tonight at The Lincoln Theatre.   THE RECIPIENTS ARE IN RED! Outstanding Performer, Visiting Production Caro…

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Friday, April 3, 2015

Tam Mutu's Understudy Bradley Dean to Play Title Role in Doctor Zhivago Tonight on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Broadway vet Bradley Dean will step in for Tam Mutu in the title role in Doctor Zhivago on April 3. The April 2 evening performance of the epic romance was cancelled after Mutu could not app…

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Understudy Bradley Dean Steps In Tonight for Tam Mutu in Doctor Zhivago on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Broadway vet Bradley Dean will step in for Tam Mutu in the title role in Doctor Zhivago on April 3. The April 2 evening performance of the epic romance was cancelled after Mutu could not app…

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Understudy Steps Into Starring Role of Doctor Zhivago Tonight After Leading Man Falls Ill by Adam Hetrick

Actor Bradley Dean, seen on Broadway in The Last Ship, Evita and Spamalot, will take on the starring role for the April 3 performance of the new Broadway musical Doctor Zhivago.

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Photo Special: See the Stage and Screen Roles That Have Readied “Theatre Kid” Vanessa Hudgens For He by Matthew Blank

Broadway has been a long time coming for Gigi star Vanessa Hudgens, who began her career in local productions of such shows as Evita, Carousel and Damn Yankees.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Spotlight On...Kevin Zak by Michael Block

Name: Kevin ZakHometown: Buffalo, NYEducation: University at BuffaloSelect Credits: Silence! The Musical (Buffalo Bill), Clinton the Musical (Kenneth Starr, NYMF)Why theater?: What do you me…

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Monday, March 23, 2015

ZACH Theatre to Mount ‘Ann’ in 2015–16 Season by American Theatre Editors

Nina Raine's 'Tribes,' Richard Bean's 'One Man, Two Guvnors,' 'Evita' and 'Mary Poppins' will also be part of the Austin theatre's next season.

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Stephen Sondheim/Andrew Lloyd Webber Mashup Celebrates Dual Birthday of Theatre Legends

To celebrate the dual birthday of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim (they both celebrate on March 22), Playbill enlisted the help of Benjamin Rauhala to create a special tribute to th…

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

D.C. Area Audiences Will Get Intimate With Chamber-Sized Evita and Afro-Cuban Jazz Carmen by Adam Hetrick

Maryland's Olney Theatre Center is making plans for an intimate, "chamber-sized" staging of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice hit Evita, as well as a new version of Carm…

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Theatre Stars Will Gather to Honor Andrew Lippa in Concert by Adam Hetrick

Christina DeCicco (Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark, Evita), Adam Kantor (The Last Five Years, Rent, Avenue Q) and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Jekyll & Hyde) will celebrate the work of…

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Friday, March 13, 2015

Don’t Miss: Andrew Lippa and Friends by Matthew Wexler

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company will present a one night only concert to benefit the company:  Tony  Award and Grammy Award-nominated composer and lyricist Andrew L…

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Keen Company to Welcome Andrew Lippa, Christina DeCicco, Adam Kantor & Christiane Noll for Benefit Concert by BroadwayWorld

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company will present a one night only concert to benefit the company Tony Award and Grammy Award-nominated composer and lyricist ANDREW LIPPA will …

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Friday, March 6, 2015

Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Who Should Play Trina in the New Broadway Revival of Falsettos? by Lindsay Champion

The Broadway.com staff is obsessed with Culturalist, the fun site that lets you choose and rank your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topi…

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

She Lives For the Applause! Fans Name the Top 10 Roles They Want to See Lady Gaga Play on Broadway by Broadway.com

Lady Gaga really wowed us on the Oscars, and we’ve been playing her surprisingly great renditions of “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss” and more on a loop ever s…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/5/15- Elaine Paige by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Elaine Paige Paige was selected to play Eva Peron in the first production of Evita in 1978, which brought her to the attention of the broader public. She went on to originate…

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Country-Pop and Stage Star Rachel Potter to Host NOT SO BLACK AND WHITE Album Release Show Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

Country-pop beltress Rachel Potter releases Not So Black And White, March 3rd, 2015, showing off the 'polished pep of her theater training and the twang of her Florida roots. Rolling Stone …

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InDepth InterView: Rachel Potter Talks New Album, NOT SO BLACK & WHITE, Plus Looks Back At EVITA, WICKED, THE X FACTOR & More by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to one of the breakout stars of Season 3 of FOX's recent reality competition series THE X FACTOR and a stalwart Broadway regular in her own right, the passionate and ver…

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Friday, February 27, 2015

"You Can't Wish For Love" with ALADDIN'S, Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed by Disney On Broadway

"You Can't Wish For Love" with ALADDIN'S, Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed The stars of ALADDIN on Broadway find out what they've learned from playing Broadway's most…

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