Saturday, May 28, 2016

People You Should Know . . . Lori Elizabeth Parquet by Zack Calhoon

Lori Elizabeth Parquet is an actor and playwright from New Orleans, Louisiana with a B.A. in Theatre Arts from Cornell University. Her New York City credits include Macbeth, Dispatches From …

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer, Megan Lawrence & Corbin Bleu Will Lead HOLIDAY INN on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Universal Stage Productions, hasannounced that the first-ever Broadway production of Holiday Inn, THE NEW IRVING BERLIN MUSICAL will star Tony…

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Find Out Why Bright Star's Hannah Elless Thinks John Cusack, Mark Rylance & Boiled Peanuts Are the Best by Broadway.com

Age: 29 Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI Current Role: Bright Star's Margo Crawford, who works in a bookstore and falls for Billy Cane, played by A.J. Shively. Stage & Screen Cred: Elless m…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

VIDEO: Stephen Schwartz Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Princess Cruises' MAGIC TO DO Musical Revue by BroadwayWorld

Last fall, Princess Cruises raised the curtain on a new musical revue titled Magic to Do, from the Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-winning composer of Wicked, Pippin and Godspell Stephen Schwar…

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Mandy Gonzalez, Nick Blaemire, Jessica Vosk & More to Lead Developmental Reading of BREAD AND ROSES at NYMF by BroadwayWorld

What would you sacrifice for your American dream Must the American dream come at the cost of human dignity These are the questions at the center of The New York Musical Festival's Developmen…

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Tony Nominee Danielle Brooks Sing 'I'm Every Woman' at Broadway Sings Whitney Houston by Stage Tube

BROADWAY SINGS is the acclaimed concert series that takes a pop icon and flips their music to create brand new, unique arrangements and orchestrations. Each installment gathers over a dozen …

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Mandy Gonzalez, Nick Blaemire, Jessica Vosk & More to Lead Developmental Reading of BREAD AND ROSE at NYMF by BroadwayWorld

What would you sacrifice for your American dream Must the American dream come at the cost of human dignity These are the questions at the center of The New York Musical Festival's Developmen…

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Saturday, May 14, 2016

The Intersection of Real Estate & Art with Jennifer Ashley Tepper

Today's fun and informative video watch, via TEDxBroadway is theater historian and BroadwayWorld fave Jennifer Ashley Tepper talking about the real estate of Broadway -- how the siz…

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Stars and the City: Hannah Elless’ New York by Dei Lewison

Hannah Elless stars as Margo Crawford in the new Steve Martin and Edie Brickell musical Bright Star.   I moved to New York four years ago. I had been touring with a show and then got an…

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Review: ‘Godspell’ at Popes Head Players by Mari Davis

Godspell is the inaugural productiom for Popes Head Players in Fairfax, VA. Conceived from a love for performing arts and outreach, Sovereign Grace Church’s high school drama troupe st…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Interview: Tovah Feldshuh on Working with Stephen Schwartz, ‘The Walking Dead’, and Hillary Clinton by Jose Solis

Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh is a true New York institution. After making her Broadway debut at age 20 in Cyrano, she has never left the stage and has charmed audiences with riveting performa…

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Perlman, Wolfson, Hildreth & de Waal Star to Lead Industry Presentation of New Musical A DOG STORY by BroadwayWorld

Seaglass Theatrical will stage an invite only industry presentation of the new musical A Dog Story directed by Daniel Goldstein Godspell. The musical written by Eric H. Weinberger book and G…

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Theater notes: Stephen Schwartz leads charge against North Carolina LBGT law by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

There will be no productions of “Wicked,” “Pippin” or “Godspell” in North Carolina for the foreseeable future.

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Parents who censor high school theater are morons by Johnny Oleksinski

The terrific 1972 musical “Pippin” begins with a call from a charismatic leading player to “join us.” What ensues is a wild, funny, inclusive coming-of-age story about the son of Cha…

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Friday, March 25, 2016

Theater News: Goodspeed Musicals Announces Creative Teams for Godspell, Hello, Dolly!, and More

Daniel Goldstein, Jenn Thompson, and Tyne Rafaeli are set to direct.

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Monday, March 21, 2016

VIDEO: First Look - Corbin Bleu Guest Stars on Tonight's Musical Episode of THE FOSTERS by TV News Desk

Corbin Bleu 'High School Musical', Broadway's IN THE HEIGHTS, GODSPELL will guest star in a musical performance featured in tonight's episode of THE FOSTERS on Freeform.

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Monday, March 14, 2016

Review: ‘Children of Eden’ at Young Artists of America at Strathmore by William Powell

Young Artists of America at Strathmore (YAA) brilliantly performed Children of Eden the afternoon of March 13, 2016 at The Music Center at Strathmore. Children of Eden is a musical written …

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Monday, March 7, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Gravity-Defying Top 10 Stephen Schwartz Songs by Lindsey Sullivan

From Godspell to Wicked, Stephen Schwartz's songs never fail to enchant. The "Popular" composer celebrated his birthday on March 6, and we took a look back …

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Sunday, March 6, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/6/16- Stephen Schwartz by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Stephen Schwartz In a career spanning over four decades, Schwartz has written such hit musicals as Godspell 1971, Pippin 1972 and Wicked 2003. He has also contributed lyrics …

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Friday, March 4, 2016

Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Celebrate Stephen Schwartz's Birthday by Naming Your Top Songs from the Composer by Broadway.com

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Wicked's Zachary Noah Piser Shows Off His Amazing Bird-Calling and Karaoke Skills by Beth Stevens

Age: 22 Hometown: Piedmont, California Current Role: Piser is making his Broadway debut in the role of Boq, who is Nessarose's love interest though he pines for G(a)lind…

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Friday, February 19, 2016

Broadway actor Morgan James apologises for 'trashing' musical on Twitter by Matt Trueman

James says sorry for criticising New York production of Sondheim musical Into the Woods, following outcry from fellow performersA Broadway actor has apologised for "trashing" a hig…

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Gavin Lee, Nick Blaemire & More Tapped for Broadway-Aimed The SpongeBob Musical by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Gavin Lee, Nick Blaemire, Danny Skinner and more are off to the city of Bikini Bottom! They will join the previously reported Ethan Slater and Lilli Cooper in the Broadway-aimed The SpongeBo…

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Monday, February 15, 2016

LaChanze, Lewis, Porter and More Set for INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Broadway leading ladies LaChanze Tony Award winner for The Color Purple and Lindsay Mendez Wicked, Godspell lead an all-star lineup forINSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY, a dynamic and soulful evening o…

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BWW Review: DEFYING GRAVITY Drops the House Down at Theatre Royal Sydney by Brodie Paparella

It was every music theatre nerd's dream come true Broadway legends from Australia and the States converging in Sydney to give intimate treatment to the songs of one of our generation's most …

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Star of Original Off-Broadway Production of GODSPELL, Herb Braha Dies at 69 by TV News Desk

Herb Braha aka Herb Simon passed away from congestive heart failure in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 6. He was 69.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

LaChanze & Lindsay Mendez Join INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert Lineup by BroadwayWorld

Broadway leading ladies LaChanze Tony Award winner for The Color Purple and Lindsay Mendez Wicked, Godspell have been added to the all-star lineup of INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY, a dynamic and so…

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

UF Provost Dr. Joe Glover Establishes New Scholarship for Musical Theatre Students by Michael J. Roberts

University of Florida (UF) alumni are no strangers to Broadway. Recent graduates have toured nationally with shows such as Here Lies the Love, Godspell, Mamma Mia!, Joseph and the Amazing Te…

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Thoughts on BroadwayCon by Aya Esther Hayashi

If you follow the musical theatre world on Twitter or Tumblr at all, you may have noticed an explosion of the hashtag - #BroadwayCon. This past weekend (January 22-24), the first annual conv…

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Monday, January 4, 2016

Interview: Drew Seeley on ‘Yellow Day’, Playing Bob Gaudio in ‘Jersey Boys’ and How His Theatre Background Proved to Be Essential by Jose Solis

In Yellow Day, Drew Seeley plays a man whose worldview is changed during the title day; time during which god reveals himself to people in need. The faith-based film is set in real life Camp…

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

BWW LIVE Blog: NBC Eases on Down the Road with THE WIZ LIVE!, 12/3 at 8PM! Follow Along LIVE! by Matt Smith

Can YOU feel a brand new day We're gearing up to ease on down the road with powerhouse newcomer Shanice Williams and the rest of the gang from Oz, when THE WIZ LIVE premieres Thursday, Decem…

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