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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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Jamaica – Harlem Rep Theater by Sandi Durell

    By Marilyn Lester   Kudos to the Harlem Repertory Theater (HRT) for a colorful, exuberant revival of the forgotten Broadway treasure Jamaica. The original musical opened a…

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The Shubert Organization Cancels Plans to Build New Broadway Theater: "It Got Too Complicated" by

Broadway landlord The Shubert Organization has axed plans to build a new Broadway house on West 45th Street, according to Variety. The potential new venue had been in the works for many…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Carousel, Starring Jessie Mueller & Joshua Henry by

Tickets are on sale for the new Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel. Jack O'Brien directs and Justin Peck choreographs the revival that beg…

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Up on the Marquee: CAROUSEL Arrives! by Jennifer Broski

ProducersScott RudinandRoy Furmanwill soon presentRodgers amp Hammerstein's classic musicalCarousel, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreographed byJustin Peck.Car…

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

What's the Use of Wondrin? Meet the Broadway-Bound Cast of CAROUSEL by Stephanie Wild

It was recently announced that Carousel will begin performances at the Imperial Theatre next spring, starringBetsy Wolfeas Carrie Pipperidge,Alexander Gemignanias Enoch Snow, andMargaret Col…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Send-Off For Summer (And ‘The Great Comet’) Give Broadway Box Office A Lift by Jeremy Gerard

With Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 folding its tent and Groundhog Day and Bandstand soon to follow, theater-goers were lining up for last-chance tickets during the Labor Day…

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Grosses Analysis: The Great Comet Soars Back to Above $1 Million in Final Week by Ryan McPhee

The musical played its last performance at the Imperial Theatre September 3.

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Broadway Grosses: The Great Comet Burns Bright at the Box Office Before Final Bow by

Broadway said farewell to 12-time Tony nominee Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 on September 3. The acclaimed tuner broke new ground in bringing immersive theater to the forefront…

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Theater News: Betsy Wolfe, Alexander Gemignani, and Margaret Colin Join the Cast of Carousel

The production will play Broadway's Imperial Theatre.

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Betsy Wolfe & More Join Broadway Revival of Carousel; Will Play Imperial Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Waitress star and vlogger Betsy Wolfe will play Carrie Pipperidge in the 2018 Broadway revival of Carousel! The production will play the Imperial Theatre, recent home of Natasha…

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Breaking News: Betsy Wolfe, Alexander Gemignani and Margaret Colin Join CAROUSEL on Broadway; Full Cast & Theatre Announced! by BroadwayWorld

ProducersScott RudinandRoy Furmanannounced today that Rodgers amp Hammerstein's classic musicalCarousel, directed by three-time Tony AwardwinnerJack O'Brienand choreographed byJustin Peck, w…

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Sunday, September 3, 2017

VIDEO: 'Keep Supporting New Work' Rachel Chavkin Gives Final GREAT COMET Curtain Call Speech by Stage Tube

NATASHA, PIERRE amp THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 playedits final performance on Broadway on Sunday, September 3rd at the Imperial Theatre. The company has kissed their last gypsy lovers and Andre…

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64 Years Before Great Comet’s Director Tore Down Walls at the Imperial Theatre, Her Great-Great Uncle Did the Same Thing by Sammi Canold

As the revolutionary musical closes, we look back at the ancestral legacy of Tony-nominated director Rachel Chavkin and its ties to groundbreaking theatre.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

‘The Great Comet’ Tails Away But The Broadway Songbook Lives At Feinstein’s 54 Below by Jeremy Gerard

This weekend offers your last chance to see Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 in its wondrous Mimi Lien setting, elaborate and eccentric as a Fabergé egg, at the Imperial Theatre.…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Broadway Grosses: On the Heels of Closing Notice, Audiences Rush to See Broadway's Acclaimed Great Comet by

The Broadway community was disappointed this past week to get the news that Broadway's 12-time Tony-nominated musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 will be ending it…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 Will Close on Broadway; Creator Dave Malloy to Rejoin Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, celebrated for introducing immersive theater to Broadway crowds, will play its final performance at the Imperial…

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Breaking: THE GREAT COMET Announces September Broadway Closing; Final Performers for Role of 'Pierre' by BroadwayWorld

This just in - NATASHA, PIERRE amp THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 will play its final performance on Broadway Sunday, September 3rd at the Imperial Theatre.

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Theater News: The Great Comet Will End Its Broadway Run With Dave Malloy as Pierre

Scott Stangland will also play Pierre before the musical ends its run at the Imperial Theatre.

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Spectacular ‘Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812’ Crashes In Wake Of Casting Contretemps by Jeremy Gerard

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, a musical whose history is nearly as complicated as the Russian novel that inspired it, will close after the matinée performance on September …

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Look Back at Mandy Patinkin On the Stage as He Prepares to Return to Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Tony winner will join the cast of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 beginning August 15 at the Imperial Theatre.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Mandy Patinkin Is Moscow-Bound For Brief ‘Natasha, Pierre’ Gig by Jeremy Gerard

Mandy Patinkin, best known to television audiences as Saul Berenson on Homeland, will take a two-week side trip to Broadway via 19th-century Moscow beginning August 15. He’ll play the …

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Mandy Patinkin Will Return to Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Mandy Patinkin will return to the Broadway stage in the role of Pierre in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 at the Imperial Theatre. Patinkin will play a three-week r…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Your First Look at Okieriete Onaodowan as Pierre in The Great Comet Is Here by Lindsey Sullivan

Andrey isn't here—but Hamilton OG Okieriete Onaodowan is back on Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812. Though he may not be spitting rhymes this time around, f…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

BWW Interview: Ingrid Michaelson Finds Her Way to Broadway by the Light of THE GREAT COMET by Nicole Rosky

Ingrid Michaelson has more than one reason to celebrate this summer.Following the release of her latest EP, Alter Egos, the multi-platinum recording artist is calling the Imperial Theatre ho…

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Ingrid Michaelson & Brittain Ashford Harmonize on The Great Comet Heartbreaker 'Sonya Alone' by

Singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson joined the cast of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 as Sonya on July 3, stepping in for original cast member Brittain Ashford for a run th…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Ingrid Michaelson Makes Broadway Debut in The Great Comet July 3 by Andrew Gans

The musical, winner of two 2017 Tony Awards, continues at the Imperial Theatre.

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Goodbye my Gypsy Lovers; Josh Groban says farewell to 'The Great Comet' by (lauren McMillen )

There's a war going on out there somewhere and Josh Groban isn't here. Groban said goodbye to 19th century Russia as he took his final bow in Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 181…

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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Oscar Isaac, Ingrid Michaelson, Puppies & More! Go Out & About with Our July Save the Date Picks by Lindsey Sullivan

Summer is in full swing, and there is a lot to see at the theater, on the cabaret circuit and even in the great outdoors. Hunky Oscar Isaac off-Broadway, Samantha Barks in the States and Cor…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Pop Star Ingrid Michaelson Joins Broadway’s ‘Great Comet’ by Jeremy Gerard

Multi-platinum recording artist Ingrid Michaelson will join the cast of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, the epic-scale musical on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre, beginning J…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Odds & Ends: The Great Comet Wins Outstanding Broadway Chorus Award & More by

Broadway's Great Comet Honored by Actors' Equity The new musical Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 has been named the winner of Actors' Equity's Outstanding Broadwa…

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