Monday, August 29, 2016

Broadway Grosses: With One Week More, the Box Office Barricade Still Holds Strong at Les Miserables by Ryan McPhee

While many major players took a hit this past week, Les Miserables managed to keep strong at the barricade as it approached its final week of performances. The revival, which will conclude o…

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Cast of Jersey Boys Entertains Cats With “Caturday Night Fever” by Robert Viagas

It's the latest installment in the Saturday Night Scream

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Simon Bailey on Visiting New Jersey, Joining Blockbuster Musicals and Playing Tommy DeVito in London's Jersey Boys by Matt Wolf

The Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Jersey Boys has been running eight years in London, first at the Prince Edward and now the Piccadilly Theatre, and earlier this year welcomed a new…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

John Lloyd Young & Carmen Cusack Join Cast of FOR THE RECORD: SCORCESE -AMERICAN CRIME REQUIEM by BroadwayWorld

Revolutionizing the live musical theater experience, the acclaimed company For The Record makes its triumphant return to Los Angeles in a new production, For The Record Scorsese - American C…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Prospect High: Brooklyn to Have New York Premiere Next Month by Olivia Clement

Jersey Boys' Daniel Robert Sullivan co-wrote the play, which has been seen in high schools around the country.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/23/16- Andrew Rannells by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Andrew Rannells Rannells played Bob Gaudio in the First National Tour of Jersey Boys. In January 2009, he reprised the role of Gaudio in the musical's Broadway production. Ra…

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Praise Heaven! Olivier Winner Stephen Ashfield Begins Performances in The Book of Mormon on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Stephen Ashfield will say "hello" to Broadway's The Book of Mormon on August 23. The native Scot is set to reprise his Olivier-winning performance as Elder McKinley in the pro…

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Broadway Grosses: The Book of Mormon Still Writes the Book on Box Office Success; Les Miz Marches for Two Weeks More by Ryan McPhee

The Book of Mormon is showing no sign of turning it off just yet. The Tony-winning musical, now in its sixth year, has managed to float comfortably above the $1 million mark and consistently…

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BWW Interview: Ryan Molloy On Karting With Simon Cowell and New Musical 27 by Marianka Swain

Actor and musician Ryan Molloy won praise for his roles in Jerry Springer The Opera, Taboo, Godspell and On the Town, but he's best known for playing Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys for a recor…

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The Theater People Podcast Welcomes PARAMOUR Star Jeremy Kushnier by Theater People Podcast

Kushnier made his Broadway debut in the lead role of Ren McCormack in the 1998 production of FOOTLOOSE. He went on to star on Broadway in RENT, JERSEY BOYS, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. He wa…

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Interview with Teaching Artist Daniel Robert Sullivan by Abby Case

Master Teaching Artist Daniel Robert Sullivan has been on Roundabout’s Teaching Artist Roster for the past sixteen years. Daniel just returned from a long run as Tommy DeVito in the Las V…

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Monday, August 15, 2016

VIDEO: Four Seasons Meets Nine Lives as CATS Serenades JERSEY BOYS by Michael Dale

After JERSEY BOYS welcomed their new neighbors with a Doo-Wop arrangement of 'Memory,' the Nine Lives set returned the favor.

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Broadway Grosses: Waitress Makes Dough with Sugar, Butter, Flour...and Continuously Strong Box Office Numbers by Ryan McPhee

Baking is the last thing on our minds during this heat wave, but don’t tell that to Waitress. The new musical grossed $990,128, or 97.12% of its potential. Its Millionaire’s Club…

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Spotlight On...Adam Roberts by Michael Block

Name: Adam RobertsHometown: Myrtle Beach, SCEducation: BFA in Musical Theatre from Coastal Carolina UniversitySelect Credits: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Pippin on Broadway, Dirty Dancing…

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Kristy Cates and Ryann Redmond Are Off-Broadway's New Wonderettes by Olivia Clement

The actresses will succeed Christina Bianco and Diana DeGarmo in the Off-Broadway hit musical.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Bienvenue! Matthew Scott Joins the Cast of An American in Paris on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

He's got rhythm! Broadway alum Matthew Scott begins performances in An American in Paris on August 9. He steps in for Brandon Uranowitz in the role of Adam Hochberg; Uranowitz, who earne…

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Move Over, Jersey Boys: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Next Up To Make Broadway Musical Bow; Gary Lennon Writing by Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Gary Lennon has signed on to write the book for a new untitled stage musical informed by the professional and personal accomplishments of rock stars Pat Benatar and her guitarist/…

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Cats, Les Miz & Phantom Bring Broadway Back to the '80s (And Adjust for Inflation) by Ryan McPhee

The Jellicles have gone up, up, up, past the Russell Hotel, up up up up to the Millionaire’s Club. The Broadway revival of Cats celebrated a gross of $1,083,009 this past week. This ma…

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Jersey Meets Jellicle in This Doo-Wop Version of Memory by Stage Tube

At this week's Saturday Night Scream, Jersey Boys and Jellicle Cats collided in a special Doo-Wop version of CATS' famous 11 o'clock number, 'Memory,' currently being belted eight times a we…

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

BWW Interview: Lewis Griffiths On Playing Johnny In DIRTY DANCING by Marianka Swain

Lewis Griffiths' numerous credits include tours of Jersey Boys, Legally Blonde and Ghost - The Musical and Priscilla Queen of the Desert in the West End. He's now taking on the iconic role o…

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Monday, August 1, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Aladdin's Carpet Still Flies High Through a Box Office Low Tide by Ryan McPhee

The Broadway box office continued its slow decline, as is par for the course during this time of year. Most shows faced either a dip or a minimal bump in grosses. Two perennial hits—Th…

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Tickets Now On Sale for Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway! by

Oh what a night! Tickets are now available for Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway!. The limited engagement is set to play October 21 through October 29 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theat…

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KIDS WEEK Begins Today And Extends Booking To 7 September 2016 by Edward Baker

The annual London theatre initiative KIDS WEEK began today and announced it would be extending until 7 September 2016 to mark the end of school summer holidays. With over 55,000 tickets avai…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Spotlight On...Ovi Vargas by Michael Block

Name: Ovi VargasHometown: Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in the Suburbs of Boston.Education: Graduated from The Boston Conservatory Of Music with a degree in Musical Theatre.Favorite Credit…

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The Abrupt Closing of ‘Motown’ Points to Another Lost Opportunity on Broadway by Patrick Pacheco

Just weeks after “Motown, The Musical” began its return engagement on Broadway, the show’s producers announced that it would be closing on July 31, a serious foreshortening of its inte…

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to Play Broadway by Shelby Behrman

The original Jersey Boys are returning to Broadway. Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons on Broadway! will play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre for a limited, seven-performance engagement October 21…

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Olivier Winner Stephen Ashfield to Say Hello to The Book of Mormon on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Praise heaven! has confirmed that Stephen Ashfield will reprise his Olivier-winning performance as Elder McKinley in The Book of Mormon on the Great White Way. The native Scot w…

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Oh What a Night! Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to Return to Broadway by

We can’t take our eyes off of them! Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway! will return to the Great White Way this fall. The limited engagement is set to play October 21 throu…

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Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway! Books Limited Run at the Lunt-Fontanne by Robert Viagas

The original Jersey Boys will sing just a few blocks from the hit musical that tells their life stories.

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Vegas “Jersey Boys” to Close by Rino16

If you’ve ever wanted to see the Las Vegas production of “Jersey Boys,” get your tickets now. After eight years on the Strip, making it the longest-running Broadway product…

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Beneath the Punk Veneer: Four Chords and a Gun by Maureen Lee Lenker

by MAUREEN LEE LENKER Johnny and June Carter Cash in Walk the Line to The Four Seasons in Jersey Boys, the musical biography is familiar fodder for storytelling. As neither screenplay no…

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