Sunday, January 20, 2019

Michelle Wolf on a frozen night at Thalia Hall: You know her from that White House dinner, but she doesn't take sides by Zach Freeman

“Thanks for coming,” comedian Michelle Wolf said, taking the stage for the first of two sold-out shows at Pilsen’s Thalia Hall on an especially cold and snowy Saturday night. “I almo…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Lea Salonga:“The Voice of Broadway” at Hong Kong Cultural Centre by Blouin Artinfo

Lea Salonga:“The Voice of Broadway,” will make the Chinese New celebrations even more special at the  Hong Kong Cultural Centre on February 8-9, 2019.HK Phil is elated to have Broad…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Disney Announces 2nd Annual Women's Day on Broadway: Inspiring Changemakers by Andy Lefkowitz

In celebration of International Women's Day, Disney on Broadway has announced the 2nd annual Women's Day on Broadway: Inspiring Changemakers. The event will be held on March 12 at th…

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Insta-Broadway! 7 Stars Lighting Up the Stage and Social Media by Matthew Wexler

(l to r) Jelani Alladin and Patti Murin in ‘Frozen.’ (Photo: Deen van Meer) By Cleo Aukland Want more of the Broadway stars that you…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ashley Park, Jelani Alladin and More Celebrate Disney's New Mickey Exhibition by

A smattering of Broadway stars gathered on January 15 to celebrate 90 years of Disney's beloved mascot, Mickey Mouse. Disney Theatrical productions Newsies, The Lion King, Froz…

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Noah J. Ricketts Takes Over The Role of Kristoff in Frozen On Broadway by Drew Shade

The Disney movie turned Broadway musical Frozen welcomes ensemble cast member Noah J. Ricketts into the role of Kristoff. Having understudied the role, he will now take over full-time after …

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Tribute to Carol Channing by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Broadway Legend Carol Channing Passes Away, Filichia Remembers Channing, Historic Casting at “Frozen” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, …

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Video: FROZEN On Broadway Pays Tribute To The Late Carol Channing by Alexa Criscitiello

Earlier today, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of the legendaryCarol Channing. Channing died at 1231am on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natura…

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BWW Flashback: No Fixer Uppers Here! Meet FROZEN's New Stars by BroadwayWorld

As it approaches its first anniversary, Frozen is pleased to announce that Joe Carroll Once, Rodgers Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bandstand and Ryann Redmond Bring It On The Musical, IfThen wil…

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Frozen Announces Casting Gender Swap: Ryann Redmond to Play Olaf by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-nominated musical Frozen will welcome Broadway actress Ryann Redmond (Bring It On) as Olaf beginning on February 19, in a gender-blind casting choice, replacing original cast m…

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Ryann Redmond to Take Over as Olaf in FROZEN; Joe Carroll and Noah J. Ricketts Assume Male Leads by BroadwayWorld

As it approaches its first anniversary, Frozen is pleased to announce that Joe Carroll Once, Rodgers Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bandstand and Ryann Redmond Bring It On The Musical, IfThen wil…

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Top Theatre Stories: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by Roberto Araujo

The latest about new Frozen cast members, Pretty Woman, the West Side Story film, remembering Carol Channing, and more.

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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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‘Frozen’ announces first woman to play Olaf by Caitlin Huston

“Frozen” has announced new cast members, including Ryann Redmond as Olaf, the first woman to play the role. In addition to Redmond, who has been on Broadway in “Bring It On” and “I…

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Ryann Redmond to Play Olaf in Broadway’s Frozen; Noah J. Ricketts and Joe Carroll Also Among New Principals by Ryan McPhee

The Disney musical continues to play Broadway’s St. James Theatre.

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Photo Flash: 10 Years of Jimmy Awards Alumni Reunite and Sing Duets! by BroadwayWorld

Jimmy Awards alumni from the previous 10 years reunited for the first ever Jimmy Awards Reunion event yesterday, January 14. Former Jimmy Awards nominees, representing every year of the prog…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

BWW TV: Jimmy Awards Alumni Reunite to Perform Duets - Watch Live at 7:30pm! by BroadwayWorld

Jimmy Awards alumni from the previous 10 years will reunitefor the first ever Jimmy Awards Reunion event today, January 14th at 730PM ET. Former Jimmy Awards nominees, representing every yea…

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Photo Flash: Christian Borle, Susan Egan, and More Speak on Disney Theatricals Panel at BroadwayCon by BroadwayWorld

Last night Friday, January 11, 2019 Disney Theatrical Productions hosted Disney Theatrical at 25 The Stars Align at BroadwayCon in Manhattan. The lively panel was made up of some of the star…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

When a show's a Broadway hit, says Actors’ Equity, pay the tryout folks — but #NotALabRat is complicated by Chris Jones

Broadway announced some stunning financial results over the holidays: “Wicked” pulled in $3.4 million in a single week; $2.6 million thawed the ice at “Frozen”; $3.7 million circled …

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Odds & Ends: Exciting First Listen from the World Premiere Musical Superhero & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Kyle McArthur & Tom Kitt Preview "I'll Save the Girl" from the World Premiere Musical Superhero The cou…

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Jimmy Awards' 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert Will Be Live Streamed by Logan Culwell-Block

Frozen's Patti Murin will join Jimmy Awards alums—including stars from Dear Evan Hansen and Wicked—for the special event.

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Once On This Island Dances Out to Packed Houses by

Michael Arden's celebrated, Tony-winning revival of Once On This Island concluded its run this past weekend, playing a final slate of performances filled with cheering standing-room-only…

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Actors’ Equity Declares Strike On New Broadway Show Development by Greg Evans

Actors’ Equity has declared a strike on all new Broadway show development with members of the Broadway League, a potentially costly move after two years of what the union is calling un…

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Lindsay Mendez to Headline 2019 Junior Theater Festivals by Logan Culwell-Block

The Atlanta and Sacramento events will also feature appearances by Frozen star Caissie Levy, Tony-winning producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh, and Heathers star Ryan McCarten.

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

The Notebook: the Musical

Yup, you read that right. Nicholas Sparks’ The Notebook is officially becoming a Broadway musical.  It will (relatively) soon join the likes of other mega-hit movie-musicals like M…

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Smash Holiday Week Ignites a Series of Box Office Records by Andy Lefkowitz

The week between Christmas and New Year's saw a slew of record-breaking grosses for shows across the Great White Way. Leading the path was Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed stage adaptation o…

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Monday, December 31, 2018

Disney Scores Triple Crown On Broadway With Three Record-Breaking Shows by Lee Seymour

FROZEN, ALADDIN, and THE LION KING together accounted for 15% of the entire industry's sales in 2018.

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Now this news is fetch! We asked fans to vote for their favorite Great White Way production of 2018, and Mean Girls took the top spot! The production and its talented stars have…

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Quiz: Are You Elsa Or Anna From ‘Frozen’? by Kailey Hansen

The post Quiz: Are You Elsa Or Anna From ‘Frozen’? appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘King Kong’: Theater’s hits and misses of 2018 by Joe Dziemianowicz

Tina Fey, King Kong and Harry Potter all made their marks in New York theater in 2018, with varying degrees of success. There were no perfect musicals. On Broadway, Fey’s sly humor made …

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Cast Members of Frozen, Mean Girls, and More Named to Inaugural ‘Ones to Watch’ List by Ruthie Fierberg

The Ensemblist launches its first list of up-and-coming Broadway talent to follow.

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