Friday, May 19, 2017

Photo Flash: Frankie Valli, Mark Ballas and More Celebrate JERSEY BOYS Opening at the Ahmanson by BroadwayWorld

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical 'Jersey Boys,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, opened last night, May 18, at the Center Theatre GroupAhmanson Theatre.…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY, New Wimbledon Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan

Since it's first publication as a comic strip in 1938, The Addams Family has seen many incarnations, but did not become a musical until it launched on Broadway in 2010. Now the quirky comedy…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Drag Queens Can't Just Lip-Synch Anymore! That Isn't Enough! by Justin Moran

Michael MustoEntertainmentMichael MustoIn the old days, it was enough for a drag queen to just stand there in a wig and a dress and mouth along to a Britney Spears or Whitney Houston song. Y…

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Friday, May 5, 2017

Rick Elice to Pen Memoir of Late Husband Roger Rees by Broadway.com

Rick Elice, author of Broadway's Jersey Boys, The Addams Family and Peter and the Starcatcher, has penned Finding Roger: An Improbably Theatrical Love Story, a memoir of his 34 years wit…

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JERSEY BOYS' Rick Elice Pens Heartbreaking Memoir 'Finding Roger' by BroadwayWorld

Broadway writer Rick Elice Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher, Addams Family has written a new heartbreaking memoir about his late husband Roger Rees.Rees passed away in 2015 after losin…

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Good Benefit On Monday! by Corine Cohen

The concert, featuring some of Broadway’s brightest rising stars, is being held to raise money for the Neurofibromatosis Network. Organized by Jeff Leibow, formerly of Jersey Boys, some of…

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

In pictures: The Addams Family cast rehearse in London for the UK tour by The Stage

The UK premiere of this musical comedy from the writers of multi award-winning musical Jersey Boys, with music and lyrics by Tony

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Jersey Boys to return to Sydney in 2018 by Arts Review

One of the most successful musicals to play Australia in recent years is set to return, with the announcement that the blockbuster musical, Jersey Boys will play Sydney’s Capitol Thea…

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

A BRONX TALE – Broadway by Simon Parris

Filling the gap for New York baby boomers left by the closure of mega hit Jersey Boys, ambitious new musical A Bronx Tale has entertaining moments but struggles to overcome the unusual mixtu…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Odds & Ends: Marisa Tomei Explains 'Polyamory,' Mark Ballas to Reprise Jersey Boys & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Marisa Tomei Schools Stephen Colbert on “Throuples”  Marisa Tomei is back onstage in Sarah Ruhl’s new play How to Transcend a Happy Marriage at the Mitzi E. Newhouse T…

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Odds & Ends: Marisa Tomei Explains 'Polyamory' to Stephen Colbert, Mark Ballas to Reprise Jersey Boys & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Marisa Tomei Schools Stephen Colbert on “Throuples”  Marisa Tomei is back onstage in Sarah Ruhl’s new play How to Transcend a Happy Marriage at the Mitzi E. Newhouse T…

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Theater News: Jersey Boys Veteran Mark Ballas to Reprise Broadway Role in Los Angeles

The Tony-winning Frankie Valli musical will open at the Ahmanson Theatre this May.

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Mark Ballas Will Star in Los Angeles Jersey Boys by Andrew Gans

The Dancing with the Stars champion will reprise his role as Frankie Valli.

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Mark Ballas to Return as 'Frankie Valli' When JERSEY BOYS Hits Los Angeles by BroadwayWorld

Casting has been announced for the Los Angeles engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical 'Jersey Boys,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, previewing…

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Broadway's Leslie Odom, Jr., Audra McDonald, Ashley Brown and More to Headline Milwaukee Symphony Pops' 2017-18 Season by BroadwayWorld

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra announced plans today for the 2017.18 Pops Season. The season includes six subscription concerts Under the Streetlamp with the cast of Chicago's Jersey Boys …

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Ben Davis, Lesli Margherita and More to Sing '40s Tunes in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award Honoree Ben Davis Violet, A Little Night Music, La Boheme, Lesli Margherita Matilda, Dames at Sea, Kendrick Jones Shuffle Along, The Scottsboro Boys amp Drama Desk Award-nominee D…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Odds & Ends: Monopoly Musical Update, Vanessa Williams Joins Concert for America & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Monopoly Musical Lines Up Creative Team A talented group of New York theater regulars are at work on Monopoly, the Musical, according to The New York Post. As previously reported, Hasbro ha…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Pass Go, Collect $200! JERSEY BOYS Scribe Tapped for MONOPOLY THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Monopoly better get ready for more than a game-piece change though we love the new T. rex, rubber ducky and penguin As first reported last summer, the iconic board game is being adapted into…

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tituss Burgess Gets a Sasquatch Massage in a Video That's Making Our Snow Day by Broadway.com

We know and love Tituss Burgess from Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and his high-belting stints in Broadway's Little Mermaid and Jersey Boys. Just when we thought we didn't…

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

First Dates Announced for JERSEY BOYS Tour of the UK and Ireland by BroadwayWorld

Due to overwhelming public demand, the producers of JERSEY BOYS are delighted to announce a second UK amp Ireland Tour, to open at the New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham on 16 December 2017.

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Theatre News: Dates confirmed for Jersey Boys UK tour

The show, which is about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is about to close in the West End

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Jersey Boys announces second UK tour by Georgia Snow

Jersey Boys has announced it is to tour the UK and Ireland again, beginning in December. The musical, which closes in the

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Initial Dates Announced for Second Jersey Boys Tour of U.K. and Ireland by Andrew Gans

The tour will launch in December in Birmingham.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Theatre News: Exclusive: Jersey Boys to embark on international tour

Theatre company Selladoor have also announced they will tour a production of The Producers later this year

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Photo Coverage: Inside the Dramatists Guild Fund's Salon with Rick Elice and Andrew Lippa by Walter McBride

Tony-, Grammy-, and Olivier-Award-winner Rick Elice Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Addams Family was featured in an exclusive Q-and-A on Monday March 6, at a salon hosted by the…

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Duncan Sheik's New Musical Whisper House Sets Cast in London by Andy Lefkowitz

The latest musical from Spring Awakening Tony winner Duncan Sheik has announced casting. Whisper House, with a book and lyrics by Kyle Jarrow, will debut at The Other Palace in London. Previ…

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Stephanie Styles, Drew Gehling & More Announced for Broadway-Aimed Roman Holiday—The Cole Porter Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

This casting is the stuff of classic Hollywood dreams! Newcomer Stephanie Styles and Waitress star Drew Gehling are set to play Princess Ann and Joe Bradley, respectively, in the previously …

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Extra Performance Added As Jersey Boys Nears End Of London Run by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo As Jersey Boys nears the end of its impressive run in London's West End, producers have announced that an extra performance of the show has been added on Thursday 23 March at…

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Extra Performance Added to JERSEY BOYS in London by BroadwayWorld

Due to overwhelming public demand, there will be an extra performance of the West End smash hit musical JERSEY BOYS in its final week at the Piccadilly Theatre on Thursday 23 March at 3.00pm…

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

This Week on Broadway for February 12, 2017: Michael Longoria by James Marino

James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Michael Longoria about The View UpStairs, Jersey Boys, and The Midtown Men. Peter Filichia gives his reviews on Big River and The Object Le…

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