Friday, March 27, 2020

The Friday 5: 5 Broadway Things We've Done to Pass the Time by JK

Empty 44th Street Sigh. Here we all are. It's a nightmare if you think about it too much, really. But, and I'm not surprised, whenever there's a crisis, who can we turn to? The Broadway comm…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

“Easy as Life.”: The Best Audition Songs for Aida by Character by Performerstuff

“Easy as Life.”: The Best Audition Songs for Aida by Character Written by Tiffany Wilkie March 20, 2020 If you are searching for the perfect audition song for Aida, then explore …

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Accepts Andrew Lloyd Webber's Play-Off Challenge With JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Tune

This afternoon, Andrew Lloyd Webber challenged Lin-Manuel Miranda to a play off! Challenge accepted.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Stephen Christopher Anthony on How Leading the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen Is Like a 'Free Fall' by Ryan Gilbert

Originally from Miami, Florida, Stephen Christopher Anthony began his formal training at the New World School of the Art, before pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Performance (Music Theatre) d…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Nathan Lee Graham

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actor and singer Nathan Lee Graham about Lena Horne's 1981 live album 'Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music.' They also discuss André De Shields, Billy…

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Friday, March 6, 2020

Tyrone Huntley, Harry Hepple & More to Join Imelda Staunton in London's Hello, Dolly! by Andy Lefkowitz

Put on your Sunday clothes, because the full slate of stars has been announced to lead the upcoming West End revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's classic musical Hello, Dolly! The p…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: Ben Vereen Honors Sammy Davis Jr. by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, Broadway.com asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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VIDEO: Check Out Extended Highlights Of Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon & More In NEXT TO NORMAL

BroadwayWorld has an extended look at the recent Kennedy Center production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner Rachel Bay Jone…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Baby One More Time: London Hit & Juliet Sets North American Premiere in Toronto by Andy Lefkowitz

& Juliet, a new musical which has been a hit with audiences in London's West End, has set a North American debut staging as part of the 2020-2021 season of Toronto's Mirvish Theatre. The…

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That ‘Oklahoma!’ revival that divided New York City? We’ll see it in Toronto courtesy of Mirvish by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

New Mirvish season also includes ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ revival and Phantom followup ‘Love Never Dies’; pop musical ‘& Juliet’; World War II play ‘Pressure’ and Agatha …

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Wicked Alums Jackie Burns & Jonah Platt to Co-Star in World Premiere Musical A Walk on the Moon by Andy Lefkowitz

Jackie Burns and Jonah Platt, a former Elphaba and Fiyero of the Broadway hit Wicked, will take the stage of New Jersey's George Street Playhouse this spring in the new musical A Walk on the…

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Jackie Burns and Jonah Platt to Star in A WALK ON THE MOON at George Street Playhouse

Wicked alums Jackie Burns (Broadway's longest running Elphaba) and Jonah Platt (NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar) will star as Pearl and Marty Kantrowitz in the East Coast premiere of A Walk on …

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Watch Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Take On Jesus Christ Superstar by Dan Meyer

This exclusive clip features Michael Thomas Grant singing the title song from the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Creative Team by JK

The first Disney show on Broadway, Beauty and the Beast, went on to become the 10th longest-running show in history. Sure it was based on a beloved animated classic, but the stage version su…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Odds & Ends: Neil Meron to Produce Netflix Adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's 13 & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Neil Meron to Produce Netflix Adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's 13 Tony nominee Neil Meron has been recruited as produce…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

VIDEO: Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Khamary Rose Perform 'I Am The One' in Kennedy Center's NEXT TO NORMAL

Next to Normal is now playing at the Kennedy Center, starring Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) as Diana with Tony and Emmy Award nominee Brando…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Review Roundup: NEXT TO NORMAL at the Kennedy Cenrer - Critics Weigh In!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award …

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The Friday 5: 5 Surprising Shows I've Never Seen by JK

Now that I'm well into 300+ different Broadway productions, I thought I'd take a look through my list of shows and see what is missing! This week's Friday 5 is about those really famous show…

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Call Redialed: NEW Daniel C. Levine Interview: "Godspell" at ACT of CT by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great to catch up with Daniel C. Levine, the Artistic Director of RIdgefield’s premiere regional theatre, ACT of CT. It’s been two years since he & I last spoke, at which t…

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Friday, January 17, 2020

What's New! See the Cast of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Revue Unmasked in Rehearsal by Diep Tran

Mauricio Martinez, Mamie Parris, Alex Finke and the cast of Unmasked gave a preview of the new Andrew Lloyd Webber revue on January 16 at Open Jar Studios. The show, which shares a title …

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FREEZE FRAME: Brandon Victor Dixon, Rachel Bay Jones, and More Star in NEXT TO NORMAL at the Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is in rehearsals for the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prize- winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony, Emmy, and …

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier & More Complete the Cast of New Broadway Musical Flying Over Sunset by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Erika Henningsen and Jeremy Kushnier are among the full cast of the upcoming world premiere musical Flying Over Sunset. The previously announced Broadway production will…

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VIDEO: Watch Rachel Bay Jones Sing in Rehearsals for Kennedy Center's NEXT TO NORMAL

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is in rehearsals for the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prize- winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony®, Emmy®, …

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Is the musical theater podcast the new concept album? by Maureen Lee Lenker

5,6,7…podcast? Musical theater has always made superb use of aural formats, with original Broadway cast albums filling the gap for theater-goers who can’t shuffle off to the Great White …

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Michael Park, Ben Levi Ross & More Join NEXT TO NORMAL at the Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces the complete cast and creative team for the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prizea?" winning musical, Next to No…

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

Video: 'Jesus Christ Superstar' director comes from UK to check on tour in Pittsburgh by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Timothy Sheader chats about the award-winning show he created and continues to tweak as it visits cities nationwide.

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Review: Thrills abound in cutting-edge 'Jesus Christ Superstar' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The 50th anniversary tour is the rock opera as you’ve never seen it before, with vocal and dance artistry for a new era.

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Friday, December 27, 2019

Reimagined 'Jesus Christ Superstar' inspired by 1970 concept album by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The tour returns to the chart-topping source for a production that incorporates expressionistic dance and modern celebrity culture.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

Saunders Siblings to Take Over Feinstein's/54 Below in Family Dinner: Holiday Edition December 23 by Nathan Skethway

The siblings have individually appeared on Broadway and beyond in The Great Comet, Aladdin, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!, and more.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ hits the road to 50 by John Harding

Jesus wears his hair in a man-bun and Mary Magdalene appears a bit like a millennial caught outside her “safe space”—but there’s still plenty of power and glory on display in the new…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Kevin Adams!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to four-time Tony-winning lighting designer Kevin Adams about the soundtrack to the 1973 film 'Jesus Christ Superstar.' They also discuss 'Hair,' Barry D…

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