Tuesday, September 20, 2016

He'll Be Back! See Lin-Manuel Miranda Cover GQ Before He Sets Sail for London by Lindsey Sullivan

With endless accolades, a slew of projects in the works and a new haircut, it's been a whirlwind year for Hamilton creator and former title star Lin-Manuel Miranda. After getting audienc…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Laura Michelle Kelly & Jose Llana Will Lead the Tour of The King and I by Ryan Gilbert

Let's all whistle a happy tune for this casting news! Olivier Award winner Laura Michelle Kelly and Jose Llana will star as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam, respectively, in the upco…

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Too Good to be True! Nicolas Dromard & Drew Seeley Will Join Broadway's Jersey Boys by Imogen Lloyd Webber

They'll be the big men in town! Nicolas Dromard and Drew Seeley will join the Broadway cast of Jersey Boys in the roles of Tommy DeVito and Bob Gaudio, respectively, from September 20. R…

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

New Version of Half a Sixpence Musical to Transfer to West End by Mark Shenton

It is co-created by Cameron Mackintosh with the Mary Poppins team of Stiles, Drewe and Julian Fellowes.

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Cameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes' Half a Sixpence, Starring Charlie Stemp, Set for West End Transfer by Lindsey Sullivan

We were right: Half a Sixpence's dream team is West End-bound! Co-created by mega-producer Cameron Mackintosh and School of Rock scribe Julian Fellowes, the play ran in the U.K…

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Emily Blunt Will Have Different Take on Mary Poppins by Andrew Gans

Mary Poppins Returns, the sequel to the family favorite, is due in December 2018.

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Emily Blunt Teases Her MARY POPPINS May Be 'A Little Meaner' by Movies News Desk

Emily Blunt discussesher latest challenge of stepping into the iconic shoesof Julie Andrews for Disney's upcoming MARY POPPINS RETURNS.

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Betty Buckley on Using Psychologists to Understand Characters and Herself by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoTheater & DanceNightlifenew york citybroadwayqueen2016 ElectionMichael MustoTexas-born Betty Buckley has long possessed great pipes and a lush way of approaching an assignme…

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Julie Andrews Reacts to MARY POPPINS RETURNS Casting by BroadwayWorld

Emily Blunt can officiallyadd the approval of the original Mary Poppins herself to a growing list of accolades. According to Entertainment Weekly, when Rob Marshall, the director of the upco…

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A Practically Perfect Two-Show Day with Kara Lindsay at Mary Poppins by Monica Simoes

Take a behind the scenes look at North Carolina Theatre’s production of Mary Poppins.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

‘Take A Bow’ Part 1: The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Favorite Spring/Summer 2016 Performances by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

Here’s Part 1 of the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ favorite Spring/Summer 2016 performances. To our honorees:  TAKE A BOW! ____ Stephanie Atha and Sofia Bordner as Winifred and …

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STAGE TUBE: Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Charlie Williams?Help Fialta Celebrate Summer with 'Be Someone' Music Video! by Stage Tube

Indie Band Fialta has just released anew music video directed and choreographed by Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Charlie Williamsand featuring Broadway dancers from Matilda, She Loves …

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Bumblescratch: The challenges of writing sung-through musicals by Guest Bloggers

Robert J Sherman is a composer, lyricist and book writer who is proud to carry on the enduring legacy of his father and uncle, Robert B and Richard M Sherman, a.k.a The Sherman Brothers, who…

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

He's a Part of Disney's World, Now: Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Team Up with Alan Menken for Live-Action The Little Mermaid by Ryan McPhee

Once you’re in the Mickey Mouse Club, you’re in it for life. After writing songs for Disney’s Moana and appearing in the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel, Lin-Manuel Miranda wi…

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Ben Whishaw in Negotiations to Join Cast of Mary Poppins Returns by Andrew Gans

The stage and screen star would play a grown-up Michael Banks.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

THE CRUCIBLE's Ben Whishaw to Sign on for MARY POPPINS RETURNS? by TV News Desk

Just off a run in THE CRUCIBLE on Broadway, Ben Whishaw, also well known for his role as 'Q' in the new James Bond films, is in talks to join Disney's upcoming sequel to the beloved 1964 fil…

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Ben Whishaw Could Join Emily Blunt & Lin-Manuel Miranda for Mary Poppins Returns by Ryan McPhee

Ben Whishaw, who recently appeared on Broadway in The Crucible, is in talks to join Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the stage…

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Local Favorites Harrison Meloeny & Michelle Lane Star Ride The Emotional Roller Coaster Of “Next To Normal” by Cary Ginell

BY CARY GINELL Occasionally we venture out of the sanctity of Ventura County to see how some of our locally raised theatricians are faring in their acting careers. Today we visit with Harris…

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Kristy Cates and Ryann Redmond Are Off-Broadway's New Wonderettes by Olivia Clement

The actresses will succeed Christina Bianco and Diana DeGarmo in the Off-Broadway hit musical.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

BWW TV: Star-Studded RAGTIME Journeys On to Ellis Island- Watch Concert Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

Ellis Island got a little more Broadway last night, as Ragtime was presented in aninvitation-only, one-night-only event, narrated by two-time Tony Award winner and originalRagtimeBroadway ca…

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Will Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke Join Mary Poppins Returns? by Robert Viagas

They would join a cast that already includes Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Dick van Dyke and Julie Andrews In Talks to Join MARY POPPINS RETURNS! by BroadwayWorld

Hello has reported that Dick van Dyke and Julie Andrews, stars of the beloved 1964 film, Mary Poppins, may be in talks to join the cast of Disney's upcoming sequel, Mary Poppins Returns.

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Half a Sixpence review – slick musical update lacks emotional clout by Clare Brennan

Chichester Festival theatreJulian Fellowes and Cameron Mackintosh’s reworking of HG Wells has the production values but lacks rounded charactersHit-makers Julian Fellowes (writer of Downto…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Film News: Meryl Streep in Talks to Join Disney's Mary Poppins Sequel

The film would reunite Streep with her Into the Woods costar Emily Blunt.

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/29; MAMMA MIA! at The Muny, MARY POPPINS with Kara Lindsay, CABARET at Music by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Raleigh, Sacramento, St. Louis and more.Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include MAMMA MIA…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Breaking News: Meryl Streep in Talks to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS by TV News Desk

According to Variety, Oscar-winner Meryl Streep is in talks to join Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in the upcoming MARY POPPINS RETURNS coming from Disney in 2018. According to the publi…

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Meryl Streep May Join Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt for Mary Poppins Returns by Adam Hetrick

The Oscar-winning actress will likely reunite with her Into the Woods co-star and director for the upcoming film musical.

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Kara Lindsay, Nicolas Dromard and More in NCT's MARY POPPINS by Stage Tube

North Carolina Theatre announces the summer production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Leading the cast in her North Carolina Theatre debut is Broadway sensation Kara Lindsa…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Photo Flash: First Look at Kara Lindsay, Nicolas Dromard and More in NCT's MARY POPPINS by BroadwayWorld

Based on the popular Disney movie of the same name, Mary Poppins tells the storyof a mysterious English nanny sent to straighten out the children of the Banks family.The young nanny takes th…

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See Kara Lindsay Take on the Iconic Role of Mary Poppins by Hannah Vine

The Newsies and Wicked Star currently plays the role at the North Carolina Theatre.

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