Monday, April 16, 2018

Easing on back to the sounds of the ’70s with ‘Godspell’ and ‘The Wiz’ by Nelson Pressley

Ford’s Theatre and NextStop put a 2018 spin on two classic shows from the era.

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Uzo Aduba to Return to the New York Stage in the World Premiere of TONI STONE at Roundabout Theatre Company by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company has announcedthe world - premiere production of TONI STONE, by Lydia R. Diamond,starringEmmy Award winner Uzo Aduba Orange Is the New Black, Godspell, The Wiz …

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Corbin Bleu & More to Lead Singin' in the Rain at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

Open your umbrella and put on your dancing shoes! Fancy-footed Broadway alum Corbin Bleu has been cast in a summer mounting of Singin' in the Rain at the Muny in St. Louis. Bleu wil…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Stephen Schwartz Musical Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook Released for Licensing by Adam Hetrick

Songs from Pippin, Godspell, The Baker’s Wife, and Enchanted, as well as the precursor to Wicked’s “The Wizard and I,” are featured in the score.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Bernadette Peters Fandom, Godspell's Divine Early Days & More from Hello, Dolly!'s Victor Garber on Show People by

After steering clear of performing in musicals for over a decade, Victor Garber is back on the Great White Way alongside Bernadette Peters in the hottest ticket in town. Curre…

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Packed houses are the norm at these Broadway hits by Gregory Bresiger

They’re Broadway’s lucky seven. These shows are not only bucking the odds — most Broadway musicals fail — they are wildly successful, with packed houses of theatergoers paying top do…

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

WATCH: How'd actor @IwyLewis go from #LesMiz & #LegallyBlonde to leading a theatre?

You may well have seen Welshman Iwan Lewis on stage or screen. His many credits include Legally Blonde, Godspell, Therese Raquin and the blockbuster film version of Les Miserables (yes, that…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Patina Miller & More to Toast Stephen Schwartz’s 70th Birthday in Star-Packed Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

Multi-talented actress Patina Miller, who won a Tony Award for delivering Stephen Schwartz's iconic score to Pippin, is among a beloved group of stars who will toast the lauded song…

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Review: ‘Godspell’ at NextStop Theatre Company by Kendall Mostafavi

NextStop Theatre is reaching the end of their July 2017 to June 2018 “Point and Counterpoint” season. Their third and final show pairing explores the contrasting effects that religious t…

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Theatre Review: ‘Godspell’ at NextStop Theatre Company by Peter Orvetti

“Godspell” has been an American theatrical mainstay for so long that it’s easy to forget just what a strange show it is. It has no linear plot, no particular setting in either time or …

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Monday, March 5, 2018

A refreshed, updated Godspell at NextStop (review) by Missy Frederick

Followers of Jesus post Bible verses on Reddit. John the Baptist unplugs the wifi to get everyone’s attention. The surrendering of your cell phone or laptop is the ultimate show of commitm…

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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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Monday, October 23, 2017

‘Grease’ Led to Lindsay Mendez’s Broadway Debut and Ella the Poodle by Amy Sapp

Photos by Janie Willison Lovers of the Broadway stage are no stranger to the name Lindsay Mendez. From her days belting “Bless The Lord” in Godspell to her powerful interpretations of ro…

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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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