Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Broadway Fave Jessica Phillips Joins the Tour of Tony-Winning Dear Evan Hansen by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway favorite Jessica Phillips is set to join the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen, taking on the role of Heidi Hansen. Phillips joins the previously announced Ben Levi Ross, who will p…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Smash Vets Leslie Odom Jr. & Katharine McPhee Will Announce 2018 Tony Award Nominees by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. and current Waitress star Katharine McPhee will host the 2018 Tony Award nominations announcement on May 1 at 8:30am. The pair of Smash alums will break the excit…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

‘’Flashdance’’ at Videology Bar & Cinema, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Videology Bar & Cinema will be hosting the screening of the 1983 American romantic drama film "Flashdance."The film is directed by the English film director, writer, and producer Adrian …

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Composer Michael Mott Premieres 'Love In Stereo' Video from Abandoned Heart by BroadwayWorld

After years of putting out songs featuring some of the industry's greatest singers, I am very excited and scared to be taking a huge leap of faith in releasing a video to a song where it is …

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Leslie Odom, Jr. at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Tony Award winning Broadway star Leslie Odom, Jr. will soon be performing at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.American actor and singer Leslie Odom, Jr. has appeared on several theatr…

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Friday, October 20, 2017

BWW Review: Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl Sing Out Triumphantly in Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG by Michael Dale

'We opened for an eight-week limited engagement and could not give a ticket away for three weeks.' That's how Harvey Fierstein described the giant leap of faith that, in 1981, brought a t…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

GOD by John Simon

Sooner or later the question of God raises its troubling head for most of us. Does he exist or doesn’t he? Or has he died, as Nietzsche postulated? And if he exists, where exactly does he?…

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Tony Talk: Best Direction of a Musical, COME FROM AWAY's Christopher Ashley by BroadwayWorld TV

Christopher Ashley has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical forCome From Away. He also received nominations for MEMPHIS and THE ROCK HORROR PICTURE SHOW. His other Broadwa…

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Play it Again, Phil: ‘Groundhog Day’ by Matthew Wexler

By April Stamm When the whole point is inane, frustrating, and annoying repetition, how could there possibly be hope for entertainment? Moviegoers asked themselves the same question in 1993,…

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Blow Us All Away! Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. & Nicolette Robinson Welcome First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

"Dear Theodosia" has a whole new meaning for Hamilton Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. and his wife and fellow performer Nicolette Robinson, who welcomed their first child on April…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Christopher Wheeldon: ‘I’d never directed, so An American in Paris was a leap of faith’ by Mark Shenton

Christopher Wheeldon trained as a child at the Royal Ballet School and then graduated to join the Royal Ballet at 18, before

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Lovesong – review by Lyn Gardner

Drum, PlymouthIt's not often that you hear mass sobbing in the theatre, but it's all sniffles during the latter stages of this new Frantic Assembly show. It's hardly surprising: Abi Morgan's…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Original Broadway Cast Member Louis Hobson to Star in Showtunes Theatre Company's LEAP OF FAITH by BroadwayWorld

Showtunes Theatre Company has announcedtheir highly anticipaeted holiday concert musical LEAP OF FAITH. The talented cast of local musical theatre professionals will 'rise up' gospel-style f…

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas! Leslie Odom Jr. to Release Festive Album by Broadway.com

The perfect stocking stuffer for the Broadway buff in your life! Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. will follow up his self-titled jazz debut album with a new record of reinterpreted holiday classi…

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Friday, July 22, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/22/16- Alan Menken by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Alan Menken For Disney, Menken has scored The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and Pocahontas, each of which won him two Academy Awards. He also composed the sco…

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

So What Have You Done Lately? Next Chapters for 'Hamilton' Stars by Patrick Pacheco

Two years ago, Leslie Odom Jr. had few impressive credits on his résumé. He was largely known for a couple of short-lived TV shows (“Vanished,” “Smash” ) and a Broadway musical flo…

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. Could Return to Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton by Imogen Lloyd Webber

You'll be back?! After Hamilton 's creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that he's open to returning to the hit tuner over the years in the titular role, Tony winner Lesli…

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Friday, June 10, 2016

The Tony Award That Lin-Manuel Miranda Probably Wants to Lose by Patrick Pacheco

According to the pundits, the Tony Award for best actor in a musical will go to “Hamilton” when Broadway’s highest honors are announced on June 12. Indeed, most of the special, hosted …

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Alan Cumming and George Takei Take A Leap of Faith with ‘White Rabbit Red Rabbit’ by Amy Sapp

Ever had a dream where you show up to a test and you haven’t studied? Or you’re about to give a speech but have no idea what you’re going to say? Diving into the unknown is terrifying…

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A Revolting Welcome! Bryce Ryness Begins Performances in Matilda by Lindsey Sullivan

There's a new Trunchbull in town! Bryce Ryness starts performances in Matilda on June 7, succeeding Christopher Sieber, who played his final performance on June 5; Sieber is set to move …

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Audra McDonald, Adam Jacobs, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for Covenant House's A NIGHT OF BROADWAY STARS Benefit by BroadwayWorld

Stars from Hamilton, Wicked, Aladdin, Shuffle Along, Leap of Faith, Newsies, Cinderella, Spring Awakening and more to perform for - and with - Covenant House kids at Jazz at Lincoln Center's…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Review: Writing to God Is One Leap of Faith in ‘City Stories’ by Anita Gates

“City Stories: Tales of Love and Magic in London,” at 59E59 Theaters, explores the hazy corners in which the laws of the universe can be bent.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Talk Less, Watch More: Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. Is Broadway.com’s Next Vlogger! by Ryan McPhee

Want a peek of the room where it happens? We’ve heard your pleas, and we think you’ve waited for it long enough. Leslie Odom Jr. is Broadway.com’s next vlogger! Get ready t…

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Maggots Beware! Bryce Ryness to Replace Christopher Sieber in Matilda on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

A new terrifying headmistress will take up residence at Broadway's Shubert Theatre. Bryce Ryness is set to join the cast of Matilda on June 7 as the child-hurling Miss Agatha Trunchbull.…

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Monday, May 9, 2016

In The Season of HAMILTON, Best Musical Nominee BRIGHT STAR Takes a Leap Of Faith Towards Tony Night by Michael Dale

With the chance for a Tony win looking far out of reach, the struggling musical tries building box office momentum with its five nominations.

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Off Script: Daveed Diggs Talks Thomas Jefferson, 'Hamilton' Dance Parties and Brunch in NYC by Ashley Lee

The Tony-nominated rapper-turned-actor finds himself texting his hero MC Hammer and confesses of his toughest number, "It’s a leap of faith every night."read more

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Monday, March 21, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! The 10 Steve Martin Films You Want to Shine Bright on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

He's just a wild and crazy guy! Would you travel by planes, trains and automobiles to see renaissance man Steve Martin's silver screen credits become Great White Way-worthy productio…

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David Barton on His New Gym, Ex, and Sexuality by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustofitnessTheater & DanceLifestyleMichael MustoAs the man credited with pioneering the idea of the gym as nightclub, David Barton is responsible for me even going to a gym for …

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

A Leap of Faith to Seattle by HowlRound

By Armando Huipe. Armando Huipe describes the organizing principles behind the upcoming Latina/o Theatre Commons convening in Seattle, WA.

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Monday, January 4, 2016

Kecia Lewis Steps in After Tonya Pinkins' Abrupt Departure From Mother Courage and Her Children Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

After Tonya Pinkins' controversial exit from Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children, Broadway vet Kecia Lewis will assume the title role in the production on January 8. C…

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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Interview: John Kelly on Getting in Touch with His Feral Side for Post-Apocalyptic Opera ‘Dog Days’ by Jose Solis

Performance artist John Kelly is known for his emotionally and intellectually complex works in which he draws from elements of his own life, current politics and other arts. Going from writi…

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