Friday, January 17, 2020

What's New! See the Cast of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Revue Unmasked in Rehearsal by Diep Tran

Mauricio Martinez, Mamie Parris, Alex Finke and the cast of Unmasked gave a preview of the new Andrew Lloyd Webber revue on January 16 at Open Jar Studios. The show, which shares a title …

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Exclusive! Fall in Love with Jason Gotay Singing 'Something to Hold Onto' From the New Musical Between the Lines by Michael Appler

Between the Lines, a new musical based on Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer's teen novel of the same name, makes its New York premiere off-Broadway at the Tony Kiser Theatre in April. …

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The Legacy of Andrew Lloyd Webber: An Interactive Timeline by Dan Meyer

The composer of The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Evita, and many others has had a lot to celebrate throughout his career. Do you know all of the high notes?

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Exclusive! Swoon Over Jason Gotay Singing 'Something to Hold Onto' From the New Musical Between The Lines by Michael Appler

Between the Lines, a new musical based on Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer's teen novel of the same name, makes its New York premiere off-Broadway at the Tony Kiser Theatre in April. …

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Wicked's Nancy Opel: Ms. January 2020 by JK

Ms. Broadway January 2020 Wicked's Nancy Opel With her current role as Madame Morrible in Wicked, this month's Ms. Broadway has been in 14 Broadway shows! Congratulations, Nancy Opel! (If…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Mind the Blog reflects on a theatre wish list for 2020 by Debbie Gilpin

Mind the Blog has a fairly wide-ranging wish list of things I hope to see, including major shows such as Sunday in the Park with George, Evita, Magic Goes Wrong, Uncle Vanya and the Jamie Ll…

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Call Answered: David Hernandez: "American Idol", "Broadway & Beyond" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

David Hernandez gained national attention with his powerful voice and affable personality as an American Idol Top 12 finalist. After 10 years of touring, David is returning to New York City …

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Look Back at Ricky Martin on Broadway in Evita by Playbill Staff

The music superstar, who celebrates his birthday December 24, starred as Che, opposite Elena Roger as Eva and Michael Cerveris as Juan Peron.

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Monday, December 23, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Carolee Carmello

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello about the soundtrack to the 1973 film adaptation of 'Godspell.' They also discuss Julie Andrews, 'The Sound o…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Go Inside the Starry, Teary Memorial for Theater Titan Harold Prince by Michael Appler

The prince of Broadway was memorialized on December 16. The theater community gathered at the Majestic Theatre to honor 21-time Tony winner Harold Prince, who died on July 31 at the age o…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Solea Pfeiffer & Emmy Raver-Lampman to Star in Robert O'Hara-Helmed Gun & Powder Musical at D.C.'s Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for the new musical Gun & Powder, set to make its world premiere at Arlington, Virginia's Signature Theatre next year. The previously announced world premiere, directed b…

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Signature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For GUN & POWDER; Solea Pfeiffer, Emmy Raver-Lampman, and More!

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) are set to star as …

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Isabelita Perón in the Spotlight: “Happyland” at Buenos Aires’ Teatro San Martin by Maria Delgado

Alfredo Arias has been based in France for many decades now, but he is an increasingly frequent visitor to the Argentine stage—recent works seen in Buenos Aires include Tatuaje (English ti…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Phantom of the Opera Star Ben Crawford Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind look inside Broadway's longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera. The hit show's strong-voiced title star Ben Crawford has signed on to lead Broadway.c…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Arielle Jacobs, Jason Gotay, Julia Murney & More Join Between the Lines Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting has been announced for Between the Lines, a new musical based on the acclaimed novel by Jodi Picoult and her daughter Samantha van Leer. Arielle Jacobs will star in the off-Broadway …

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Breaking: Jason Gotay, Arielle Jacobs & More Will Star in BETWEEN THE LINES Musical

Producer Daryl Roth announced today full casting for the new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines . The production will star Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin, Wicked), Jason Gotay (Evita, Bring It …

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

#TBT: Vintage Playbill: A Christmas Story: November 2012 by JK

I was at a distinct disadvantage when I saw A Christmas Story: The Musical. I had never seen A Christmas Story: The Movie! The good news is, the musical was wonderful, and though I may not h…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

[nyc] A New(ish) EVITA at New York City Center by Joshua Herren

Director Sammi Cannoid brings a lot of thought to the Webber/Rice juggernaut EVITA. Can the show’s libretto handle it?

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Token Theatre Friends: And Jasmine Cephas Jones! by American Theatre Editors

The Friends interview the 'Hamilton' star, who is back onstage in a musical version of 'Cyrano.' Plus reviews of 'Tina' on Broadway and a provocative new 'Evita,' and a special announcement!

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Monday, November 25, 2019

London's Sweat, Evita, More, Win at the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards by Dan Meyer

Present Laughter’s Andrew Scott and A German Life’s Maggie Smith took home the top acting prizes.

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Winners at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2019 include Open Air Regent’s Park’s Evita & Anne-Marie Duff for Sweet Charity at the Donmar

It was a glamorous night at the London Coliseum as the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards were revealed with Jamie Lloyd’s reinvention of Evita at the Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park be…

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Sweat, Evita, Maggie Smith & More Triumph at 2019 Evening Standard Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The 65th Annual Evening Standard Awards were announced on November 24 at the London Coliseum. The annual event honoring London theater was co-hosted by Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory, Evgeny …

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This Week on Broadway for November 24, 2019: A Christmas Carol by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about A Christmas Carol, Pumpgirl @ Irish Rep, Evita @ City Center, Einstein’s Dreams @ 59e59, Broadway Unplugged @ Merkin Hall, …

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Jamie Lloyd: ‘The reason Cyrano has endured is that we all have an insecurity’ by Interview By Holly Williams

The acclaimed theatre director on his latest West End production, his Pinter obsession, and why offering free tickets to first-time theatregoers is so important Theatre director Jamie Lloyd …

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Friday, November 22, 2019

A New(ish) Argentina: New York City Center’s ‘Evita’  by Matthew Wexler

New York City Center presents a lukewarm reimagining of 'Evita,' Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's pop opera about the legendary Eva Perón. The post A New(ish) Argentina: New York City Cen…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Argentinian Star Maia Reficco on Sharing the Role of Eva Perón with Solea Pfeiffer in Evita and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Maia Reficco is known for starring in Nickelodeon Latin America's Kally's Mashup, a TV series that features a mashup of classical and pop music. Now, the 19-year-old Argentinian star is ap…

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The Inheritance Tops Our List of Favorite Shows This Week

We also celebrate the returns of Evita and Slava to New York City.

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Richard Jordan: Evita is the greatest musical the UK has ever created by Richard Jordan

Ever felt as if theatre shows are like London buses? You wait around for ages and then three come along at once.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Ambition, Exhaustion, Evita by Victoria Cairl

“What’s new Buenos Aires?!” Eva Perone sings as she crosses the stage and in the latest take on “Evita” playing at New York City Center… Continue reading on Medium »

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Evita Review at New York City Center: A Feminist Spin with Two Evas by Jonathan Mandell

It’s surely pointless, four decades and two billion dollars after its debut, to rant about Evita, and silly to blame Andrew Lloyd Webber’s theatrical canonization of the amoral historica…

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