Friday, February 9, 2018

Wicked Becomes Broadway’s 7th Longest-Running Show by Mark A. Robinson

Wicked was a phenomenon from the start. Theatre audiences were eager to see a musical about the Witches from Oz, and to hear a new Broadway score from Stephen Schwartz, who in the early 1970…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Stephen Schwartz and John Tartaglia Team Up for THE SECRET SILK on Princess Cruises by BroadwayWorld

Tony, Oscar, and Grammy award-winning composer of Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell. Stephen Schwartz, has teamed up with John Tartaglia and Princess Cruises on their latest production show, The …

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Telly Leung's ALADDIN Co-Stars to Join Him at The Wall Street Theater by BroadwayWorld

Broadway and television star Telly Leung Allegiance, Godspell, Rent, Fox TV's Glee will perform a one-night-only concert at The Wall Street Theater 71 Wall Street Norwalk, CT 06850 on Mond…

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Friday, November 17, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Stephen Schwartz Single 'Testimony' to Benefit Anti-Bullying Workshops in NYC Schools by BroadwayWorld

Judith Clurman, Silas Brown, Essential Voices and Tony amp Grammy Award-winning producer Van Dean Broadway Records announced today the release of 'Testimony,' a new single written by award-w…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Stephen Schwartz Will Join Jason Robert Brown for Two Shows at SubCulture! by BroadwayWorld

He wrote Wicked, he wrote Pippin, he wrote Godspell, he wrote Children of Eden, he wrote The Baker's Wife, he wrote Pocahontasand Enchanted and The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Prince of …

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

VIDEO: On This Day, November 7- Prepare Ye for the First Broadway Revival of GODSPELL by Stage Tube

Today we celebrate the first Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's Godspell, which opened on this day in 2011.

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Stephen Schwartz to Compose Original Tunes for Musical TV Series Harmony by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical TV series Harmony, scored by Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz and Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik, has been picked up as a pilot by ABC, according to Deadline. …

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

ALADDIN's Telly Leung to Make Norwalk Debut This December by BroadwayWorld

Broadway and television star Telly Leung Allegiance, Godspell, Rent, Fox TV's 'Glee' will be performing a special, one-night-only concert at The Wall Street Theater 71 Wall Street Norwalk, C…

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Photo Coverage: Jay Armstrong Johnson Gets Ready for a Not so Scary Halloween Party at Feinstein's/54 Below by Walter McBride

Jay Armstrong Johnson's Not So Scary Halloween Party is back by popular demand after a sold out party in 2016. Conceived, written, and directed by Jay, and backed by an 8 piece band led by R…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Lindsay Mendez Is Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel; John Douglas Thompson Also Joins Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

This ought to be a real nice clambake! Talented Broadway veteran Lindsay Mendez has been cast in the role of Carrie Pipperidge and Tony nominee John Douglas Thompson will take on the role of…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Photo Flash: Princess Cruises Celebrates BORN TO DANCE Premiere with Stephen Schwartz by BroadwayWorld

Princess Cruises celebrated the New York premiere of 'Born to Dance,' the latest offering from its first-of-its-kind partnership with Stephen Schwartz, Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award-winning c…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Kelli Rabke, Darius de Haas, and Jessica Hendy Explore the World of Songwriter Stephen Schwartz by Robert Viagas

The Wizard and I concert will celebrate the composer of Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, and other shows and films.

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Off-BroadwayReview: As You Like It by Lauren Yarger

Ellen Burstyn. Photo: Lenny StuckerAs You Like ItBy William ShakespeareOriginal Music by Stephen SchwartzDirected by John DoyleClassic Stage CompanyThrough Oct. 22By Lauren YargerWhat's It A…

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Review: ‘Godspell’ at Villanova Theatre by Tim Dunleavy

Godspell has always been a show filled with spirit. Ever since its New York debut in 1971, it’s been a vehicle for a lot more than a religious message. Its loose structure – John-Michael…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

BWW Interview: Broadway's Lindsay Mendez on Her Return to Feinstein's/54 Below and How Her Students Have Inspired Her Artistic Journey by Courtney Savoia

Broadway's Lindsay Mendez Wicked, Godspell, Grease, Significant Other is returning to Feinstein's54 Below this September with a brand new solo show that will explore the Golden Age of Broadw…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

VIDEO: It's a 'Beautiful City' When Ramin Karimloo is in Town! Watch Him Sing the GODSPELL Hit by Stage Tube

Ramin Karimlooshared him singing 'Beautiful City' from Godspellon YouTube today. Check out him singing thehit below

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

VIDEO: In Rehearsal with Ramin Karimloo for B.B. King Blues Club Concert by BroadwayWorld

Ramin Karimloo shared a rehearsal video via Facebook in preparation for his upcoming appearance at B.B. King Blues Club in New York City this coming Sunday and Monday. Check out his tune fro…

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Uzo Aduba Will Lead Cast of The Secret Life of Bees Musical Workshop by Andy Lefkowitz

Uzo Aduba is set to play the role of Rosaleen in the musical workshop of The Secret Life of Bees, according to Entertainment Weekly. It is set to take place July 27-29 at Vassar Stage & …

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Christine Andreas, Godspell, and Man of La Mancha Coming to Feinstein’s/54 Below July 6–13 by Robert Viagas

See all the theatre-related events scheduled this week at the intimate venue.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

An SNL-style Godspell from Infinity Theatre (review) by Jeffrey Walker

It is incredible that no one’s thought of pairing Godspell with the structure of “Saturday Night Live” before. I am sure I have just turned off a purist or two who might think such…

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Take Ten: Laura Stracko by Michael Kyrioglou

Currently doing double duty in Godspell and A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline at Infinity Theatre in Annapolis, Laura Stracko shares her admiration for E. Faye Butler and James Earl Jones, her …

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Review: ‘Godspell’ at Infinity Theatre Company by Mike Bevel

​The early 1970s gave us three Bible-themed musicals: Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell (currently in a production directed by Alan Ostroff at Infinity Theatre Company in Annapolis), as we…

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Watch Telly Leung Discuss Playing the Title Role in Broadway’s Aladdin by Andrew Gans

“I have such a soft spot in my heart for this character,” the Godspell and Glee favorite said.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

VIDEO: New Trailer Unveiled for European Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's WORKING by BroadwayWorld TV

WORKING is the extraordinary genre-defining musical from Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz Wicked, Godspell based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews with the Am…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

2 Ring Circus Has Gotten Its Act Together and Taken It on the Road by American Theatre Editors

These NY-based artists specialize in adding circus to musical theatre, but their new 'Godspell' at Arkansas Rep is all circus, all the time.

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Review: ‘Godspell JR’ at Bravo Productions by Kendall Mostafavi

BRAVO Productions Theatre for Young Artists strives to nurture young, local talent and offers the opportunity for those budding entertainers to perform both mainstream and classic shows on t…

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What Stephen Schwartz Musical Best Represents the 6-Time Tony Nominee? by Emma Grimsley

The man who wrote Godspell and Wicked reveals his true feelings about Pippin collaborator Bob Fosse, his advice for composers, and the piece of theatre he wrote with which he most identifies.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Telly Leung Takes a Magic Carpet Ride into Broadway's Aladdin by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran Telly Leung begins in the title role in Aladdin on June 13. He takes over for Jacob Dickey, who has played the role following the exit of original Broadway cast member Ada…

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Working review – Lin-Manuel Miranda retunes Terkel's paen to American labour by Lyn Gardner

Southwark Playhouse, LondonThis musical revue – which originally flopped on Broadway – features exquisite performances and songs by Hamilton’s creator but still feels quaintly nostalgi…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Premiere Puts Out Self-Submissions Call for 'Diverse Cast' by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported,in July, Bay Street Theater and DreamWorks Theatricals canceled plans for a premiere concert reading of the new stage adaptation of The Prince of Egypt, …

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