Friday, January 20, 2017

Yes, We Believe in Life After Love! Lesli Margherita, Lena Hall & Jillian Mueller Led a Reading of the Cher Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

If we could turn back time, we would have front row seats to this reading! According to The New York Post, this week marked the first official read-through of the Cher musical, and Lesli Mar…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Theater News: Judy McLane, Peter Gregus Set for Actors Company Theatre Benefit Concert

I've Gotta Be Me! will be hosted by Jersey Boys' Mark Lotito.

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The Broadway.com Show: Genie Heads to Hamilton, Aladdin News, a Rotten Tour Vlog & More by Broadway.com

This week we talk about Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart heading to Hamilton, the Tony Awards at Radio City, Aladdin's Adam Jacobs hitting the road, Beautiful turns three and a final bo…

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Broadway Grosses: The Present, Starring Cate Blanchett, Burns Bright at the Box Office by Ryan McPhee

Broadway entered a winter slump this past week—which is to be expected following a string of shows closing in early January. Ten shows have shuttered in 2017, leading to a dip in gross…

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Bye Bye, So Long Farewell – Lively Broadway B.O. Bids Godspeed To ‘Jersey Boys’ by Jeremy Gerard

Broadway’s bleak mid-winter wasn’t too bleak after all, despite an overall drop at the box office last week. Several hits still did hit-show business and a smaller roster, as lo…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Bye Bye, Baby! See Broadway's Jersey Boys Suit Up for Their Final Curtain Call by Lindsey Sullivan

Big girls don't cry, but it was tough not to get teary at the August Wilson Theatre on January 15. The Tony-winning jukebox musical Jersey Boys shuttered on Sunday after playing 4,642 pe…

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Photo Flash: Jersey Boys Says Farewell to Broadway

The musical celebrates its final curtain call after 11 years.

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Jersey Boys” Closes on Broadway, Kron and Zaitchik Awarded Kleban Prize, Curtain Call Podcast at “Lazarus.” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday throu…

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Photos: See Jersey Boys Take Their Final Broadway Bow by Hannah Vine

After 11 years on Broadway, the cast performed for the last time at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Watch Jersey Boys’ Final Minute on the Broadway Stage by Ruthie Fierberg

After 11 years (and a couple months) on Broadway, the cast performs for the last time at the August Wilson.

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Photo Coverage: Oh What a Night! Cast of JERSEY BOYS Take Closing Bows by Jessica Fallon Gordon

Last night, the curtain came down on Broadway's Tony, Grammy amp Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boys. The show ended its record-breaking, 11-year run after 4,642 performances at t…

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VIDEO: 'Proud to Be a Jersey Boy!' Frankie Valli and Cast of JERSEY BOYS at Closing Curtain Call by TV News Desk

During the closing curtain call, Four Seasons' frontman Frankie Vallithanked the cast and crew, commenting that the historic run was 'really the icing on the cake.'

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Oh What a Run! Flashback Through JERSEY BOYS' 11 Years on Broadway by Marissa Sblendorio

The producers of the Tony, Grammy amp Olivier Award-Winning Best MusicalJersey Boysrecently announced that the Broadway production will end its record-breaking, 11-year run today,Sunday, Jan…

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Jersey Boys Ends Record-Breaking Broadway Run Jan. 15 by Andrew Gans

The musical opened on Broadway in November 2005.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

From San Diego to Broadway, by Way of ‘Jersey’ by Michael Paulson

About three out of four Broadway shows lose money. But not “Jersey Boys.” Here’s how a group of unlikely investors helped make the show a global hit.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Odds & Ends: Hamilton Album Reaches 1 Million Sales, Andre Holland Joins Viola Davis & Cynthia Erivo Film & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Another Milestone for Hamilton The Hamilton cast recording has surpassed one million U.S. album sales since its September 20…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Festival Fever for the Cold Theater Months by Broadway & Me

It's been cold and snowy in New York over the past few days, the kind of weather that makes even a theater lover want to stay home and snuggle up with a book or something on the DVR.The thea…

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

John Lloyd Young Will Return to Café Carlyle by Michael Gioia

The Tony Award-winning Jersey Boys star will bring a new show to the Carlyle.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Broadway Grosses: The Color Purple Pushes Da Button One Last Time, Delivering the Tony-Winning Revival Its Highest Numbers by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple played its final performance on January 8 to a thunderous house that included the Clintons, Anna Wintour and Leslie Odom Jr. While Cynthia Erivo …

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Broadway Grosses: 2016 Goes Out on a High Note at the Box Office, Hamilton Reigns Supreme by Ryan McPhee

Broadway bid farewell to 2016 with added performances, box office boosts and myriad house records shattered. Virtually every show was up from the previous holiday week ending Christmas day; …

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Carpool Karaoke, Pouty Parodies & a Metal-Mouthed Lin-Manuel Miranda! Broadway's Top Five TV Moments of 2016 by Lindsey Sullivan

The year 2016 has been a wonderful one for going to the theater—and for staying the heck home with a blanket and bowl of popcorn. Numerous Broadway faves have appeared on the small scr…

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Monday, December 26, 2016

After Thousands of Broadway Performances, 5 Shows Take Their Bows by Erik Piepenburg

A peek at the long runs of the closing shows “Fiddler on the Roof,” “The Color Purple,” “Something Rotten!,” “Matilda the Musical” and “Jersey Boys.”

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STAGE TUBE: Daniel Reichard Performs HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS at Birdland by Stage Tube

Birdland, the New York City landmark music room, was the place for Broadway and concert stage starDaniel Reichardto perform his annual New York City holiday show December 17, 18 and 19. Reic…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Walk Like a Man: Backstage at Jersey Boys with Mark Ballas, Episode 7: Chilling, Swimming & Caroling! by Broadway.com

In this week's episode, Jersey Boys star Mark Ballas relaxes at home, readies for his show with a swim and a steam, carols for Cats and has the usual backstage shenanigans.

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VIDEO: JERSEY BOYS' Mark Ballas & New Bride?B.C. Jean Perform 'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen' on GMA by TV News Desk

Mark Ballas and B.C. Jean appeared live on 'GMA' this morning. The couple chatted Lara Spencer about all their exciting events which took place throughout2016, before performing the holiday …

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Monday, December 19, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Fave Broadway Debuts of 2016 by Lindsey Sullivan

Today's Broadway newcomers could be tomorrow's Tony winners, and there was an epic batch of Great White Way debuts in the year 2016. Whether the performer originated a role in a bran…

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Friday, December 16, 2016

Liza Minnelli Got Her Lips on the Jersey Boys, Jake Gyllenhaal Is Putting His Next Gig Together & More Lessons of the Week by Ryan McPhee

Thank God it's Friday...and LaChanze's birthday! Let's celebrate both by watching this clip on repeat and taking a look back on this past week's goings on the Great White Way…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS Perform Medley on 'Wendy Williams' by TV News Desk

The cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS stopped by this week's 'TheWendy Williams Show' to perform a medley of hits including Beggin' and Oh What a Night.'

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Watch Jersey Boys Sing on Wendy Williams by Ruthie Fierberg

The cast performed two of the musical’s signature songs on the daytime talk show.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Walk Like a Man: Backstage at Jersey Boys with Mark Ballas, Episode 6: And We're Back! by Broadway.com

Jersey Boys star Mark Ballas took a little hiatus from the vlog to get married (!) among other things, but now he's back in the swing of things at the August Wilson Theatre!

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