Thursday, November 26, 2020

Call Answered: John Yap: Jay Records, Producer, Anyone Can Whistle by Adam Rothenberg

John Yap is the founder of Jay Records. He has dedicated his life to preserving musicals for generations to come. Some of his masterworks include My Fair Lady, West Side Story, The King And …

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Theater Couple Emily Padgett & Josh Young Welcome Baby Boy by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway couple Emily Padgett and Josh Young have announced the birth of their second child Leo Elliott Young, born on November 11; their first child, a daughter named Adele May, was born on…

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Broadway's Lawrence Clayton, Who Appeared in The Color Purple & Dreamgirls, Dies at 64 by Lindsey Sullivan

Lawrence Clayton, who was last seen on Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple, has died at the age of 64. According to Deadline, he passed away on November 2 after a two-ye…

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Matthew Morrison to Star in Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical on NBC by Caitlin Moynihan

Something exciting is happening in Whoville! NBC is set to air Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical on December 9. Matthew Morrison will star as the title character with Tony winner Denis O’H…

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Friday, November 6, 2020

Excerpt from Superstar ~ Jesus Christ Superstar – 3 by Barry Gordin

Excerpt from Superstar ~ Jesus Christ Superstar:Landmark Rock Opera to Worldwide Phenomenon  By: Ellis Nassour Part Three   ~   What’s the Buzz November 6, 2020: Way ahead…

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Monday, November 2, 2020

Audition Song Suggestions for Jekyll & Hyde – by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Song Suggestions for Jekyll & Hyde the Musical –  by Character Written by Leryn Turlington October 12, 2020 Finding the right audition song can be a dangerous game. B…

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Excerpt from Superstar ~ Jesus Christ Superstar 2 by Barry Gordin

By: Ellis Nassour Part Two  =  Into the Fire (and Brimstone) November 2, 2020: As things got down to business between new writing partners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, billin…

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Friday, October 30, 2020

Listen to the First Single from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Upcoming Cinderella by Broadway Direct

Polydor Records/UMe has announced the forthcoming release of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella: The Musical (Original London Cast Recording). The album features cast from the highly anticip…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber releases first song from ‘Cinderella’ by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Lloyd Webber is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of his “Jesus Christ Superstar” album with the first single from his latest musical, “Cinderell…

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Listen to Carrie Hope Fletcher Belt Out a Song from Andrew Lloyd Webber's New Cinderella Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

The first single from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella has arrived! As previously reported, the show will now begin performances at London's Gillian Lynne Theatre on March 19, 2021 due to th…

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First Single From Andrew Lloyd Webber's CINDERELLA, 'Bad Cinderella', Out Today

The first single from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella has been released today! Entitled 'Bad Cinderella', the single comes 50 years and three days after the release of Jesus Christ Supersta…

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

All-Star Cast Teams With Top Playwrights For Tonight’s Get-Out-The-Vote Streaming Event: Sandra Oh, Brian Tyree Henry, Kathryn Hahn Among Performers by Greg Evans

Succession‘s Juliana Canfield, WandaVision‘s Kathryn Hahn, Messiah‘s Emily Kinney, Moulin Rouge!‘s Sahr Ngaujah, and Jesus Christ Superstar: Live in Concert‘s Joel Perez have joine…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Jason Tam Interview: Actor, Keen Company, War of the Worlds, Broadway Shutdown, Halloween Traditions by Adam Rothenberg

I’m so excited to be catching up with actor Jason Tam as he gets ready to headline Keen Company’s all-star benefit broadcast of Howard Koch’s legendary adaptation of War of the Worlds…

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Excerpt from Superstar ~ Jesus Christ Superstar by Barry Gordin

Part One ... In the Beginning By: Ellis Nassour The songwriting partnership of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber was born in 1965 out of big dreams, talent, and need – with a strong…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Adrienne Warren, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jomama Jones and More to Take Part in PUBLIC FORUM: WE THE PEOPLE

Public Forum: WE THE PEOPLE is a pre-election night celebration of community, solidarity and hope, directed by Will Davis and featuring Tony Award nominee Adrienne Warren (Tina), Tony and Em…

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Monday, October 12, 2020

VIDEO: On This Day, October 12- JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Opens On Broadway

On this day, the original Broadway production of Jesus Christ Superstar opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

‘Superstar’ Lyricist Tim Rice Ponders His Career, Theater’s Future, Live Action Remakes & Technicolor Dreamcoats – Deadline Q&A by Greg Evans

Sir Tim Rice has written lyrics for some of the most beloved and successful musicals of the past century, from Jesus Christ Superstar and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to Ches…

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Monday, October 5, 2020

BWW Album Review: SHE IS RISEN: VOLUME TWO is a True Superstar

We asked for it, and 2020 delivered! Last month, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the musical, the All Female Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR dropped their highly anticipated secon…

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Saturday, October 3, 2020

VIDEO: Natalie Weiss and Felicia Boswell Perform 'Stand For' From EMOJILAND

Natalie Weiss (The Greatest Showman, Dear Evan Hansen) and Felicia Boswell (Jesus Christ Superstar Live, Motown), two stars of the new musical Emojiland, whose Off-Broadway premiere was cu…

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Friday, September 18, 2020
Thursday, September 17, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: Shoshana Bean Sparkles on "Superstar" Ahead of She Is Risen: Volume 2

New music alert! She Is Risen: Volume Two, the second volume in the all-female Jesus Christ Superstar recordings comes out tomorrow featuring Cynthia Erivo, Morgan James and today's Hot Clip…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Volume II of All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concept Album to be Released This Week

On September 18, we will see the release of She Is Risen: Volume II, the hotly awaited follow-up that brings together the extraordinary team that made the first volume a resounding success.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Brandon Victor Dixon Acquires Stage and Film Rights to Children's Book The Magic in Changing Your Stars by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony and Emmy nominee Brandon Victor Dixon has joined forces with Victoria Lang and Ryan Bogner of Broadway & Beyond Theatricals for an exciting project. They have acquired the stage an…

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Attend JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR: THE CONCERT

Composer Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber and lyricist Sir Tim Rice visited Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s acclaimed socially distant production of Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert yesterda…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Parks, pubs and pitches: where to watch UK theatre in September by Chris Wiegand

Shakespeare at a cricket ground, a festival in a bombed-out church and park-bench drama – plus more socially distanced shows to enjoy this month August is over but there’s still time to …

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Watch a newly released trailer from Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert by Hira Desai

Check out a new trailer of the special staging of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. The post Watch a newly released trailer f…

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Saturday, August 22, 2020

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jesus Christ Superstar the Concert at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Jesus Christ Superstar review – a triumphant return for live theatre by Chris Wiegand

Regent’s Park Open Air theatre, LondonThis concert version of Timothy Sheader’s revelatory 2016 production made a virtue of distancing on stage – were there a roof it would have blown …

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First Look: Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Hira Desai

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre releases first look production images of Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert. Check them out here! The post First Look: Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert at …

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Great outdoors: the magic of Regent's Park Open Air theatre – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

Theatre has returned to Regent’s Park in London with a socially distanced revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, plus comedy nights under the stars. We look back at memorable past productions …

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