Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Erich Bergen Books Second Shift in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Erich Bergen is headed home to Broadway. On the heels of a celebrated 2018 turn as the goofy, charming Dr. Pomatter in the musical Waitress, the stage-and-screen star has signed on to assu…

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Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe & More to Lead Into the Woods Concert at Town Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed company of stars have signed on to sing from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical Into the Woods for a one-night summer benefit. The concert, presented i…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

John Lloyd Young Continues at 54 Below in Jukebox Hero by Sandi Durell

  Although Tony and Grammy Award winner of Jersey Boys on Broadway and on screen has already begun his show at 54 Below, press had the opportunity to meet with him today and get some more i…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Nathan Lane Honored at New Dramatists Luncheon by Stagebuddy

The New Dramatists hosts their 70th annual luncheon and this year honors Three-Time Tony Award winner, Nathan Lane. We were there and talked with a ton of interesting people, many multiple T…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

BWW Interview: Sergio Trujillo Talks Choreographing the Iconic Temptations in AIN'T TOO PROUD by Tracy Hopkins

Sergio Trujillo has been dazzling Broadway audiences with his fancy footwork for hit musicals like Memphis, Jersey Boys, On Your Feet The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Musical and Summer The Don…

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: NYT Critics (Wrongly) Pick Tony Winners, Frank Valli’s Granddaughter is Playing Who in “Jersey Boys”?, and “Vogue” Piece on New Playwrights [display_podcast] “Today on Br…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Walk Like A Woman! Olivia Valli, Granddaughter of Frankie Valli, Joins JERSEY BOYS by Paul Smith

Oh what a night May 20 will be Olivia Valli, the granddaughter of Four Seasons frontman and leading character in Jersey Boys Frankie Valli, is set to join the company of Jersey Boys on May 2…

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Olivia Valli, Granddaughter of Frankie Valli, to Join Off-Broadway's Jersey Boys by Andy Lefkowitz

Jersey Boys is keeping it in the family. Olivia Valli, granddaughter of Four Seasons frontman Frankie Valli, will head into the musical based on her grandfather's life next week. She will…

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Olivia Valli, Granddaughter of Frankie Valli, to Join Cast of Jersey Boys Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Valli will play her own grandmother, Mary Delgado, in the production beginning May 20.

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Mitchell Jarvis Will Return to Rock of Ages for Off-Broadway Revival; Full Cast Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

Mitchell Jarvis, the celebrated original Lonny of Rock of Ages, has signed on to reprise his performance for the upcoming 10th anniversary run at New World Stages. Full casting has also been…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Trust Cabaret's 2019-20 season nets Broadway stars from 'Newsies' to 'Hamilton' to 'Jersey Boys' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Carnegie Mellon’s Corey Cott returns for the series, along with “Hamilton’s” current Angelica, Mandy Gonzalez.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Jersey Boys Tony Winner John Lloyd Young to Perform Jukebox Hero in Studio City by Adam Hetrick

Young will appear at Upstairs at Vitello’s in May.

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

“On Your Feet!” at London Coliseum by Blouin Artinfo

The Tony Award-nominated musical “On Your Feet!” will be on stage from June 14 through August 31, 2019, at the London Coliseum. Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Ki…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Jeremy Kushnier Will Return to Footloose in New Role & More 2019 Muny Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

The Muny has announced an exciting group of Broadway stars set to appear in productions as part of its 2019 summer season. The previously announced slate of works will run from June 10 thro…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Whishaw and Fleming in NORMA JEANE BAKER OF TROY? by Review Roundups

The Shed, led by Artistic Director and CEO Alex Poots, has just begun its2019 inaugural season on Manhattan's west side with Norma Jeane Baker of Troy led by Ben Whishaw, with soprano Renee …

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Molly Griggs and Christopher Larkin to Lead Off-Broadway Premiere of Nomad Motel by Olivia Clement

The New York premiere from playwright Carla Ching will play Atlantic's Stage 2 beginning May 22.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Overtures Piano Bar And London Musical Theatre Orchestra Join Forces At Bishopsgate Institute by BroadwayWorld

Overtures Piano Bar - London's only sing-along piano bar dedicated to musical theatre - is travelling from its home in Marble Arch to Liverpool Street for a one-off celebration at Bishopsgat…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

The Detroit Boys by Mo Brady

Ain’t Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations by Mo Brady The cast of Broadway’s Ain’t Too Proud (Photo…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

'Jersey Boys' is back in Chicago, but no horn section! Parts of this tour are too cheap to be true by Chris Jones

What’s your favorite scene in “Jersey Boys”? If you saw the show on Broadway or one of its earlier visits to Chicago, dollars to donuts it’s the moment when the horns come out for …

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Krystina Alabado, Taylor Louderman, Kate Rockwell & Barrett Wilbert Weed sing JERSEY BOYS MEDLEY by MCC Theater

MCC Theater's annual MisCast gala is one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town. Broadway’s hottest stars perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast.

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BWW Exclusive: MEAN GIRLS Stars Channel Their Inner Jersey Boys at MCC's Miscast! by Stage Tube

Just last night,MCC Theater presented its annual Miscast gala, where Broadway's hottest stars performed songs from roles in which they would never be cast.

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Watch Kelli O'Hara do her best Billy Flynn while singing Chicago at MCC's Miscast by Jessica Derschowitz

All she cares about is love… and maybe those feather fans. Broadway star Kelli O’Hara swapped her Kiss Me, Kate costumes for a sleek white suit Monday when she took the stage at MCC Thea…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

“They’re Gonna Make You Love Them (Oh, Yes, They Will)” By: Samuel L. Leiter March 29, 2019: There a lot of words in the full title of this latest jukebox musical but the essenc…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Broadway In Chicago Announces JERSEY BOYS Digital Lottery by Michael J. Roberts

(l to r) Jonny Wexler, Eric Chambliss, Corey Greenan and Jonathan Cable Photo: Joan Marcus [...] The post Broadway In Chicago Announces JERSEY BOYS Digital Lottery appeared first on Showbiz …

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Interview with JERSEY BOYS Star JONNY WEXLER by Michael J. Roberts

JONNY WEXLER (Frankie Valli) discusses the continuing success of Jersey Boys and the underlying message [...] The post Interview with JERSEY BOYS Star JONNY WEXLER appeared first on Showbiz …

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Curtain Call: ‘Lottery Day,’ ‘Jersey Boys’ and more theater previews, openings by Mary Houlihan - For The Sun-Times

From comedy and drama to musicals and dance, Chicago's stages are alive with vibrant productions.

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Romeo and Juliet review – stunningly swoonsome study of wide-eyed love by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Opera House, LondonLauren Cuthbertson and Matthew Ball sumptuously express the recklessness of youth in Kenneth MacMillan’s fine ballet We think of Romeo and Juliet as a story about …

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Spring theater coming your way, Chicago! Especially for fans of the Cubs, drums, 'Jersey Boys' and The Ramones by Chris Jones

Back from spring break? Still got a week of rest ahead? Either way, the sun is shining as I write (not that it’s warm or anything) and Chicago theaters are planting bulbs. Let’s take a l…

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David Yazbek, Bob Martin & Rick Elice Writing Princess Bride Musical for Disney Theatrical by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of Broadway mainstays are officially at work on a stage adaptation of The Princess Bride. A spokesperson for Disney Theatrical has confirmed the musical's development, as well as its …

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Monday, March 25, 2019


Back by popular demand, JERSEY BOYS will return to Chicago for a limited one-week engagement [...] The post JERSEY BOYS RETURNS TO CHICAGO FOR LIMITED ENGAGEMENT appeared first on Showbiz Ch…

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