Monday, June 11, 2018

‘Groundhog Day’ star Andy Karl lands lead in ‘Pretty Woman’ on Broadway by Deadline

He’ll play Edward Lewis (Richard Gere in the 1990 movie) opposite Samantha Barks’ Vivian (the role that made a superstar of Julia Roberts).

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

From Wicked to Groundhog Day: Look Back at Andy Karl on the Stage by Hannah Vine

Karl will appear in the New York premiere of Pretty Woman on Broadway this summer.

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Broadway Upset: For “Pretty Woman” Musical Tony Winner Steve Kazee Out, Andy Karl (“Groundhog Day”) In by Roger Friedman

It’s a big surprise this afternoon: for the upcoming musical version of “Pretty Woman,” the role of Edward– the millionaire playboy businessman Categories: Featured…

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Jason Tam Joins Cast of BE MORE CHILL by BroadwayWorld

Broadway'sJason Tamjoins the company of this summer's hotly anticipated musicalBe More Chill. Assuming the role of 'The Squip,' Tam joins previously announced cast members from the 2015Two R…

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‘Pretty Woman’ Musical Finds Its Man: Andy Karl Cast In Broadway Production by Greg Evans

Three-time Tony Award nominee Andy Karl, last seen on Broadway in Groundhog Day, has been cast as the male lead in the upcoming Pretty Woman: The Musical. He’ll play Edward Lewis (Rich…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Music Theatre International Acquires Licensing Rights to GROUNDHOG DAY by BroadwayWorld

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International MTI has acquired worldwide licensing rights to the award-winning musical comedy Groundhog Day.

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Music Theatre International acquires licensing rights to ‘Groundhog Day’ by Caitlin Huston

Music Theatre International has acquired the worldwide licensing rights to the musical “Groundhog Day.” The Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, opened at the …

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Music Theatre International Acquires Rights to Groundhog Day Musical by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway musical based on the 1993 film comedy features a score by Matilda songwriter Tim Minchin.

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When "The Best" Isn't Your "Favorite": Dear Evan Hansen vs Come From Away by JK

Will you be found?A couple of months ago, I wrote a column about the year the Best Musical was Hamilton, but my favorite show that season was American Psycho.  (Read it HERE.)Who'd…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Andy Karl & Orfeh to Host 2018 Chita Rivera Awards; Performance Lineup Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-nominated Broadway couple Andy Karl (Groundhog Day) and Orfeh (Pretty Woman) have been announced as co-hosts of the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards, taking place at NYU's Skirball Center o…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Mamie Parris, Bryonha Marie Parham & More to Join Drew Gehling in World Premiere Musical Dave by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stage stars comprise the newly announced complete cast of Dave, a world premiere musical adaptation of the 1993 White House comedy flick of the same name. The previo…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Complete Casting Announced for THE PROM; Ticket Pre-Sale Begins May 23 by BroadwayWorld

Producers and Presidents of The Prom Committee Dori Berinstein, Bill Damaschke and Jack Lane announce today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy The Prom will star Tony Award Nomin…

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Monday, April 16, 2018

Where Do Best Musicals Come From? by JK

As we inch ever closer to the end of another Broadway awards eligibility season, I thought it might be interesting to look at the ultimate winners of the last 20 years. What were their prima…

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Sunday, April 15, 2018 Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber Wins New York Emmy Award by

The John Gore Organization proudly accepted a New York Emmy Award on April 14 in the category of Special Event Coverage (Other Than News and Sports) for the Tony Awards special Broadway…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Odds & Ends: Patti Murin & Kelli O'Hara to Sing Out at Yankee Stadium & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Patti Murin & Kelli O'Hara to Sing Out at Yankee Stadium Tony winner Kelli O'Hara and Frozen star Patti Mu…

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Drag365: Show #67- Ultimate Drag Pageant, Week 8 at the West End by Michael Block

Nicole Onoscopi // photo by Michael BlockDay: Thursday, March 8th     Show: Ultimate Drag PageantLocation: The West EndQueens Seen: Marti Gould Cummings (@martigcummings), Ned…

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Rebecca Faulkenberry, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, and Carrie Manolakos Will Lead Industry Reading of ALIVE! by BroadwayWorld

Rebecca Faulkenberry Groundhog Day, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka A Little Night Music, and Carrie Manolakos Mamma Mia will lead a closed industry reading of the new musical ALIVE by Josh Canfield o…

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Emeritus professors going off at a tangent | Brief letters by Letters

David Edgar as Toad of Toad Hall | Time-loop tales | The Blockheads | Professorial absence | Remembering trigonometryThis is not David Edgar’s first sortie into acting (After half a centur…

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels by

Tickets are now on sale for Head Over Heels, a new Broadway musical featuring the iconic songs of The Go-Go's. Featuring a book by James Magruder (adapted from an original book by Jeff W…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Andy Karl Lands Starring Role in ABC Pilot Staties by

Three-time Tony nominee Andy Karl has been cast in the new TV pilot Staties, according to Deadline. The drama is written by Matt Partney and Corey Evett for ABC. Staties follows NYPD detect…

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Three-Time Tony Nominee Andy Karl Tapped for New ABC Pilot by Ruthie Fierberg

The Groundhog Day star has been cast as the male lead in the new TV drama Staties.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Mark Shenton’s week: It’s Groundhog Day on Broadway as British imports pile up by Mark Shenton

I don’t need an excuse to visit New York, but last weekend I had a special reason for scheduling a four-night stay:

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

VIDEOS: Original GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Members Reunite For Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below by Stephanie Wild

On February 2, the realGroundhog Day, original cast members from the musical reunited for Humans Of Punxsutawney, a one-night-only concert at Feinstein's54 Below. Watch highlights from the c…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

BWW Review: Anna Chlumsky Paints The Town Red in Greg Pierce's CARDINAL by Michael Dale

In last season's GROUNDHOG DAY, the exceedingly charismatic Andy Karl was given the unenviable task of playing out a romantic comedy as a thoroughly despicable character. Now, in Greg Pierce…

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Happy Groundhog Day! Take a Look Back on Some of Our Favorite Memories From GROUNDHOG DAY THE MUSICAL by Stephanie Wild

That's right woodchuck chuckers, it's Groundhog Day This morning Punxsutawney Phil did indeed see his shadow, which means there will be six more weeks of winter While we endure the cold that…

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Brief 2/2: Kirstin Maldonado Joins KINKY BOOTS, the Cast of GROUNDHOG DAY Reunites at Feinstein's/54 Below, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Kirstin Maldonado makes her Broadway debut in KINKY BOOTS, the cast of GROUNDHOG DAY will have a reunion concert at Feinstein's54 Below, and mo…

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels to Play Broadway's Hudson Theatre; Casting Announced by

We got the beat! Head Over Heels, the new musical featuring the iconic songs of The Go-Go's, has found its Broadway home. The previously announced musical will play the Hudson …

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Tim Minchin Talks Recent Career Devastation, #MeToo, and Confirms an Australian Production of GROUNDHOG DAY by Stephanie Wild

The Guardian recently chatted with Tim Minchin, known best on Broadway for composing and writing the lyrics for Matilda and Groundhog Day, to talk about Squinters, an upcoming ABC TV comedy …

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, and Christopher Sieber Will Bring THE PROM to Broadway by BroadwayWorld

It was announced today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy THE PROM will star Tony Award Nominee Brooks Ashmanskas Something Rotten, Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel The Drowsy Chape…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Andy Karl Will Headline Groundhog Day Cast Reunion as NYC Benefit by Robert Viagas

The company of the Tony-nominated musical will gather—when else?—February 2.

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