Wednesday, December 11, 2019

‘A dream for me’: Ashley Bruce on playing Mary Delgado in ‘Jersey Boys’ by David Siegel

While the Tony Award-winning musical is called Jersey Boys, let’s not forget that so many of the Billboard chart-toppers performed in the show are about the real-life Frankie Valli and the…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

‘A Quick 5’ with Kevin Patrick Martin, ‘Jersey Boys’ at The National Theatre by Susan Brall

Tony Award Winner “Jersey Boys,” the story behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons opens December 17, 2019, at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C.  This production i…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

‘Jagged Little Pill’ Broadway Review: Hot Buttons, Alanis Morissette Songs And One Very Troubled Family by Greg Evans

In Jagged Little Pill, a record album gets its own jukebox musical, though there’s none of the Wikipedia-style rat-a-tat biographical highlights (airbrushed or otherwise) that accompanied …

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Call Answered: J. Robert Spencer: "Waiting on Christmas," "Jersey Boys," The Midtown Men by Adam Rothenberg

Ever since I saw J. Robert Spencer in the original production of Broadway’s Tony and Grammy Award winning musical Jersey Boys, I have been a fan of his. It’s so great to catch up with J.…

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

REVIEW: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by JK

Review of the Sunday, November 24, 2019 matinee performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York City. Starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Daniel J. Watts, Dawnn Lewis, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Cha…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Looking for Regional Jobs? South Pacific, Kinky Boots, Jersey Boys, and More Are Casting by Playbill Staff

Find your next Equity job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

John Rochette Takes Over as Tommy DeVito in Off-Broadway's Jersey Boys by Andy Lefkowitz

John Rochette, a veteran of the hit musical Jersey Boys, steps into the role of Tommy DeVito in the off-Broadway production at New World Stages beginning on November 18. Rochette replaces Ni…

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John Rochette Joins Jersey Boys Cast Off-Broadway November 18 by Olivia Clement

Rochette, who performed in the musical on Broadway, stars as Tommy DeVito.

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Elaine Paige on Sunday Listeners Choose Fan-Favorite Tunes for This Week's Episode by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week is another 'over to you' episode where lis…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Join Frozen Tour's Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie & Mason Reeves for Some Super-Duper Hygge by Ryan Gilbert

If hygge means you're friendly then Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie and Mason Reeves must be drinking hygge gloog for breakfast! It's true, the three talented performers, who are playing Han…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Quiz: Which Jukebox Musical Are You?

It's time to see which jukebox musical you are! Are you Tina? Jersey Boys? Beautiful? We're celebrating Tina's Broadway opening night by giving you the chance to see which of Broadway's icon…

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Preston Truman Boyd Says Playing Javert in the Les Misérables National Tour Was 'Written in the Stars' by Caitlin Moynihan

Preston Truman Boyd is getting ready to go across the country by joining the national tour of Les Misérables as the newest Javert. Known for his roles in Broadway's Kiss Me, Kate, The Play…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

BWW Flashback: Celebrate JERSEY BOYS' 14th Anniversary With a Look Back at the Show's Journey!

It's just too good to be true! Today marks fourteen years since Jersey first came to the Great White Way with Jersey Boys! To celebrate the anniversary of The Four Seasons walking like a man…

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Michael Longoria Wants You to Get Emotional Listening to His New Album Like They Do in the Movies by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway alum Michael Longoria just released his album Like They Do in the Movies on Broadway Records, where he puts his own twist on his favorite love songs from movies like Titanic, Grease…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Mr. Broadway: November 2019: The Elder Prices of The Book of Mormon by JK

Hello! We thought we'd do something a little different in celebrating Mr. Broadway (and thanks to Janet V from Boston - are you drowsy? - for the suggestion!). This month, we are taking a l…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Drew Gehling Begins Final Shift as Dr. Pomatter in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Drew Gehling, the star who originated the role of Dr. Pomatter in Waitress, reprises his turn for a final stint in the Broadway musical beginning on October 30. He will remain with the hit…

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Original Waitress Star Drew Gehling Will Close Out the Broadway Production as Dr. Pomatter by Andy Lefkowitz

Drew Gehling, the star who originated the role of Dr. Pomatter in Waitress, will reprise his turn in the Broadway musical beginning on October 30. He will remain with the hit show until it…

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Review Roundup: ONLY HUMAN Led By Gary Busey - What Did the Critics Think?

Only Human is a new pop-rock musical starring Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated and BAFTA Award-winning actor Gary Busey as God. Busey is joined by Mike Squillante, lead singer of the…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

David Byrne on bringing American Utopia to a more 'open-minded' Broadway by Maureen Lee Lenker

While jukebox musicals may never die (at least based on the enduring popularity of titles like Jersey Boys and Mamma Mia), Broadway is also expanding its space for pop and rock musicians, in…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Cory Jeacoma on the 'Huge Undertaking' of Being the Final Gerry Goffin in Beautiful and an Intro to His Adorable Pup by Caitlin Moynihan

Sarah Bockel and Cory Jeacoma in Beautiful (Photo: Joan Marcus) Cory Jeacoma can currently be seen playing Gerry Goffin in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, which marks his Broadway debu…

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BWW Exclusive: JERSEY BOYS Cast Travels to Staten Island to Deliver Sing for Hope Piano to Local School

Jersey Boys just participated in the program, when a red piano (equipped with Jersey Boys-era microphones and quotes from the show) was delivered to its final home at Port Richmond High Scho…

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Listen to Jersey Boys Star Michael Longoria Sing ‘I Will Always Love You’ From New Album by Adam Hetrick

Like They Do in the Movies features memorable songs from romantic movies.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Self-Love and Resilence by Mo Brady

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Pretty Woman and Jersey Boys Film Actor Renée Marino to Play the Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

Marino will make her New York City solo debut with the September 29 concert.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Casting Complete for U.K. Premiere of High Fidelity at Turbine Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for Turbine Theatre's upcoming U.K.-debut staging of High Fidelity, the 2006 musical based on Nick Hornby's 1995 novel. The previously announced production, d…

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Jersey Boys Tour Star Eric Chambliss Had an 'Out of Body Experience' Meeting Bob Gaudio by Caitlin Moynihan

Eric Chambliss is about to bring the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons across the country as Bob Gaudio in the Jersey Boys national tour. Before embarking on the tour in New Haven,…

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Nicolas Dromard Returns to Jersey Boys as Tommy DeVito by Andy Lefkowitz

Nicolas Dromard, a multi-talented former star of Jersey Boys, reprises his turn as Tommy DeVito in the off-Broadway production at New World Stages beginning on September 23. He replaces Core…

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Eric Chambliss stops by HQ to chat about the Jersey Boys national tour and more with Beth Stevens.

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Nicolas Dromard Returns to Jersey Boys Off-Broadway by Emily Selleck

The Tommy DeVito actor closed the original Broadway production in 2017.

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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Michael Longoria Interview: "Like They Do In The Movies" CD by Adam Rothenberg

Michael Longoria is getting ready to release his third solo album, Like They Do In The Movies. I have been a fan of Michael’s since seeing him on Broadway in the Tony Award winning musical…

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