Wednesday, April 1, 2020

New Musical Based on Infamous 'Finger-Food' Crime to Make World Premiere at 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of the Broadway transfer of Mrs. Doubtfire, Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre has announced an additional world premiere musical along with a slew of other offerings for its 2020-202…

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Evita musical at The Barbican cancelled due to coronavirus closure

The upcoming summer run of Jamie Lloyd's Evita at The Barbican Centre has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The venue will remain closed until 30 June and the show will not be re…

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Open Air cancels Evita's 2020 return as Barbican extends closure

Don't cry for her, but Evita won't be returning to London this summer after all. We're sending all our love to the cast of #StageFaves affected.

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NEWS: Barbican Centre extends closure until 30 June, Evita transfer cancelled by Press Releases

As the theatre lockdown continues during the coronavirus crisis, the Barbican Centre has announced that its closure will continue until further notice, with all event taking place until 30 J…

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Evita at the Barbican Theatre cancelled as venue remains closed. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita at the Barbican Theatre has been cancelled. This post Evita at the Barbican Theatre …

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Video Flashback: Randy Rainbow Reads From Patti LuPone's Autobiography

We're flashing back to an episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this episode, Randy reads an excerpt from Patti LuPone's autobiography, recalling …

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Friday, March 27, 2020

The Most Popular Musical in (Almost) Every Country Around the World by Ruthie Fierberg

Which African country cannot get enough of Evita? Which nations die for Cats? And what musical wins the U.S.?

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Do You Wanna Have Fun? Watch Madonna Sing 'Big Spender' from Sweet Charity by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway shows might be temporarily closed, but that isn't stopping everyone from fans to superstar performers from singing show tunes. Madonna, the powerhouse music legend who dabbled in mu…

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VIDEO: Madonna Sings 'Big Spender' from SWEET CHARITY

Madonna is having a 'Bob Fosse moment.' The superstar, whose experience with musicals includes her Golden Globe winning turn as the title role in the film adaptation of Evita, took to twitte…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Skylight Music Theatre Reschedules EVITA & CANDIDE Due To Covid-19 Concern by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

With the public health emergency related to Covid-19 and our concern for the safety of [...]

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

VIDEO: Elaine Paige Sings EVITA While Cleaning Her Home

Elaine Paige took to Twitter to share some tips on cleaning, as well as a video of herself cleaning her home. Paige even belts out a line of Evita while scrubbing a wall.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains: The Creative Team by JK

March's Musical of the Month, Curtains had a top-notch creative team. Each one has an impressive resume of credits and awards. For some, this show marked another step on their continuing cr…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Odds & Ends: Jason Gotay Cast in HBO's Gossip Girl Reboot & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Jason Gotay Cast in HBO's Gossip Girl Reboot Recent Evita star Jason Gotay, soon to appear off-Broadway in the new musical …

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Michelle Aravena, Rodney Ingram, and Sean MacLaughlin Will Star in Drury Lane’s Evita by Andrew Gans

Performances of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical will begin in Chicago April 10.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Another "Evita" Revival? My Argentinian Neighbor Keeps Yelling at Everyone From Her Fire Escape by Broadway Beat

by HaleyJane Rose. @haleyisfamous. NEW YORK, NY - Critics and theatre-goers alike are buzzing after yet another Evita revival has opened in New York, this ti...

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Another "Evita" Revival? My Argentinian Neighbor Keeps Yelling at Everyone From Her Fire Escape by Broadway Beat

by HaleyJane Rose. @haleyisfamous. NEW YORK, NY - Critics and theatre-goers alike are buzzing after yet another Evita revival has opened in New York, this time as an immersive production fea…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Five Burning Questions with Endlings Director Sammi Cannold

Director Sammi Cannold talks about immersing herself in the world of New York Theatre Workshop's Endlings, bringing back her Ragtime on Ellis Island, and realizing her dream for Evita at Cit…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Creative Team by JK

The first Disney show on Broadway, Beauty and the Beast, went on to become the 10th longest-running show in history. Sure it was based on a beloved animated classic, but the stage version su…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Looking for Regional Gigs? Evita, The Sound of Music, Walt Disney World, and More Are Casting by Playbill Staff

Find your next Equity job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Lucy Prebble wins inaugural Michael Billington award for best new play by Chris Wiegand

Prebble’s play A Very Expensive Poison won the prize, named after the Guardian’s former chief theatre critic, at the Critics’ Circle awards A Very Expensive Poison, Lucy Prebble’s am…

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Come From Away, Jamie Lloyd & Dear Evan Hansen’s Sam Tutty are all honoured at the Critics’ Circle Awards

So who were the musical theatre winners at one of the best loved events in the theatre awards calendar, the Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards? Step forward the much loved West End production …

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Monday, February 10, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Tony Winner Lena Hall

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning actress and singer Lena Hall about Guns N' Roses' 1987 debut album 'Appetite for Destruction.' They also discuss Axl Rose, Cats, Billy Po…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Bernadette Peters, J. Harrison Ghee, Sierra Boggess and Jason Gotay Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!

Bernadette Peters (Hello Dolly, Follies, A Little Night Music), J. Harrison Ghee (Kinky Boots, upcoming Mrs. Doubtfire), Jason Gotay (Evita, upcoming Between the Lines), and Sierra Boggess (…

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VIDEO: First Look at Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman in the New Trailer for GUN & POWDER

Solea Pfeiffer (New York City Center's Evita, West Coast Premiere of Hamilton) and Emmy Raver-Lampman (Netflix's The Umbrella Academy, Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton) star as the Clarke …

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Rising Star Solea Pfeiffer Tells Us What She's Learned in 7 Months of Nonstop Musicals

Pfeiffer went from starring in Almost Famous to Evita to The Light in the Piazza to Gun & Powder. And she loves it all.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

BroadwayCon by Barry Gordin

By: Maryann Lopinto 2020: New York celebrated its fifth BroadwayCon  during the weekend of Friday, January 24th through Sunday. January 26th.  This brought thousands of theatre fans fr…

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Call Redialed: NEW Daniel C. Levine Interview: "Godspell" at ACT of CT by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great to catch up with Daniel C. Levine, the Artistic Director of RIdgefield’s premiere regional theatre, ACT of CT. It’s been two years since he & I last spoke, at which t…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

EVITA Launches Drury Lane Theatre’s 20/21 Season by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Showbiz Chicago <em>EVITA</em> Launches Drury Lane Theatre’s 20/21 Season “Oh, what a circus. Oh, what a show…” Drury Lane Theatre launches its 2020/2021 Season [...] &l…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

VIDEO: Sarah Brightman Performs 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' In 1999

The truth is she never left us! Broadway's legendary star and original Christine in The Phantom of the Opera, Sarah Brightman, is performing the classic song 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' fro…

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Wick’s Cautionary Evita Reminds How Relevant It Remains Today by Bill Hirschman

Later we’ll get to the surprisingly strong performance of an America’s Got Talent semi-finalist in the title role; more importantly, the Wick Theatre’s production of Evita is a painful…

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