Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Monopoly is becoming a musical by Michael Riedel

Broadway loves brand-name titles, from movies (“Groundhog Day”) to books (“Wicked”) to television shows (a “Wonder Years” musical is in the works). So why not . . . board gam…

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Watch Ben Platt, James Corden & More Perform This Delightfully Naughty Donald Trump Matilda Medley by Lindsey Sullivan

Sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty! On March 20, Tony winner and Late Late Show host James Corden enlisted Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt, Matilda and Groundhog Day music man Tim…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

DVR Alert: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt, GROUNDHOG DAY's Tim Minchin Set for LATE LATE SHOW Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, March 20, DEAR EVAN HANSEN star Ben Platt and comedian and GROUNDHOG DAY composerlyricist Tim Minchin are stopping by the LATE LATE SHOW with James Corden.

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Broadway Grosses: War Paint Fills the House as Shows Excel in Previews by Andy Lefkowitz

Shows in previews took off in capacity during the week ending March 19. The new musical War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, filled the Nederlander Theatre to 92.01%, up …

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Friday, March 17, 2017

The Show Must Go On: The Details Behind That First Preview of Groundhog Day by Olivia Clement

How Andy Karl, stage manager David Lober, and the Groundhog Day team came together to put on the first preview that almost wasn't.

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Andy Karl on Groundhog Day First-Preview Snafu: 'The Most Remarkable Theater Experience I’ve Ever Had' by Andy Lefkowitz

The first preview of the new Broadway musical Groundhog Day had a shaky start for the crew and the cast, including leading man Andy Karl, who plays Phil Connors, a TV weatherman who experien…

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VIDEO: Stuck! GROUNDHOG DAY Preview Audiences See Concert Version After Technical Mishap by BroadwayWorld

Audiences attending last night's first preview of GROUNDHOG DAY got to see a special, one-night-only concert version of the musical after a technical issue a turntable malfunction halted the…

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Groundhog Day Producers Release Statement After First Preview Halted By Tech Malfunctions by Ryan McPhee

In the spirit of the show, the musical will get a second chance at its first preview.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

BWW Morning Brief March 16th, 2017 - THE PRICE Opens, GROUNDHOG DAY Begins and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news THE PRICE brings an all-star quartet of actors to Broadway tonight, and GROUNDHOG DAY starts performances on the Great White Way

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Groundhog Day Musical, Starring Andy Karl, Makes Its First Go-Round on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Turn off that alarm clock and head to Broadway's August Wilson Theatre, as the new musical Groundhog Day begins performances today. Opening night is set for April 17. Based on the 1993 …

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Groundhog Day Begins on Broadway March 16 by Ryan McPhee

Andy Karl stars in the new musical, based on the 1993 comedy.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

You'll Want to Listen Again and Again! Groundhog Day Sets a Cast Album Release Date by Broadway.com

Good news for fans of new musicals! The cast album of Broadway's Groundhog Day will soon be available via Masterworks Broadway/Broadway Records. Pre-sales for the recording will begin Ma…

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Theater News: Groundhog Day Announces Rush Policy and Cast Album Release Date

The new Broadway musical begins performances tomorrow at the August Wilson Theatre.

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GROUNDHOG DAY Sets Rush, Lottery Policies Before Starting Broadway Time Loop Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

Groundhog Day, the new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Danny Rubin, and directed by Matthew Warchus, begins Broadway performances tomorrow night, Thursday Mar…

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Digital Lottery and General Rush Policies Announced for Broadway's Groundhog Day Musical by Andrew Gans

Details have also been revealed for the musical's original cast recording.

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Tim Minchin Puts Emotion on Broadway. Just Don’t Call Him Sentimental. by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The Australian composer and performer on his career and the music and lyrics he wrote for “Groundhog Day.”

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

‘Groundhog Day’ Musical Producer Smacks Down Ticket Scamming Troll on Message Board by John Bonazzo

A Broadway.com message board user asked over $300 for tickets he had gotten for free; the producers' response became a viral marketing tool.

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Friday, March 10, 2017

‘Groundhog Day’ Offers Repetition, Offers Repetition by Steven McElroy

Based on the 1993 Bill Murray film, the musical begins previews at the August Wilson Theater.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Tim Minchin Animated Musical Project with Hugh Jackman Is Shut Down by Andy Lefkowitz

Dreamworks has canceled the four-years-in-the-making animated musical project Larrikins, featuring a score by Groundhog Day's Tim Minchin, according to Deadline. The script was being wr…

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Harry Potter & the Cursed Child Ties Olivier Nominations Record with 11; Groundhog Day Nabs 8 Nods by Lindsey Sullivan

These nominees are pure magic! London's Broadway-bound production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child nabbed 11 nods when the 2017 Olivier Awards nominations were revealed on March 6. G…

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‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Ties Record for Most Olivier Nominations by Andrew R. Chow

“Cursed Child” earned 11 nominations, including best new play; “Groundhog Day” received eight nominations.

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Tim Minchin's LARRIKINS Animated Film Cancelled by DreamWorks by BroadwayWorld

Tim Minchin, who will soon be represented on Broadway again with Groundhog Day, announced on his website yesterday that the DreamWorks animated filmhe's been working on for the last several …

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Olivier Awards 2017 – Nominations Announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo This year’s Olivier Awards look set to be amongst the most exciting in recent times with Harry Potter And The Cursed Child receiving 11 nominations, Groundhog Day (8 no…

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Groundhog Day Composer Will Work Out ‘Impotent Fury’ With a Concert by Robert Viagas

Tim MInchin will take to the stage March 6 at Feinstein's/54 Below now that animated film musical Larrikins has been canceled.

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Harry Potter & the Cursed Child Breaks Olivier Nominations Record with 11; Groundhog Day Nabs 8 Nods by Lindsey Sullivan

These nominees are pure magic! London's Broadway-bound production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child nabbed 11 nods when the 2017 Olivier Awards nominations were revealed on March 6. G…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child breaks Olivier nominations record by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Show’s 11 nominations including best actor are most for a new play, while Groundhog Day dominates musical categories Olivier awards 2017: the full list of nominationsHarry Potter and the C…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Receives Record Olivier Nominations by Mark Shenton

Groundhog Day, Ed Harris, Cherry Jones, Glenn Close, Ian McKellen, and Dreamgirls star Amber Riley also nominated.

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

MATILDA and GROUNDHOG DAY's Tim Minchin Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below One Night Only by BroadwayWorld

Tim Minchin returns to Feinstein's54 Below for an intimate, solo show on Monday, March 6 at 930pm. Minchin is one of the planet's best-loved musical comedians, as well as an accomplished pia…

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Friday, March 3, 2017

You've Got to Hear This Forecast! Groundhog Day, Starring Andy Karl, Will Record a Cast Album by Lindsey Sullivan

Even Phil Connors would love this sound! Groundhog Day will release a cast recording. Andy Karl and the rest of the cast are scheduled to hit the recording studio this weekend. The album, wh…

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Music News: Groundhog Day to Record Original Broadway Cast Album

Andy Karl and Barrett Doss lead the cast of the new musical, which begins performances this month at the August Wilson Theatre.

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