Friday, April 13, 2018

Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda Sets Date for DuckTales, Nathan Lane Talks Angels in America & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Lin-Manuel Miranda Ready for DuckTales Disney is not throwing away their shot at collaborating some more with the genius cr…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Mary Poppins Returns Duo Lin-Manuel Miranda and Dick Van Dyke Will Be Honored at Geffen Playhouse Fundraiser by Andrew Gans

Backstage at the Geffen will be held May 19 in the Gil Cates Theater.

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Friday, March 30, 2018

VIDEO: Emily Blunt Finds The Idea Of Mary Poppins A Little Creepy by Stage Tube

Emily Blunt appeared on last night's Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where she discussed the enjoyment of playing Mary Poppins, and the strange feeling she gets when thinking about the chara…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

A Spoonful of Sherman actor Jenna Innes: ‘I love being Mary Poppins for two minutes every night’ by Giverny Masso

Jenna Innes graduated from her training at London’s Musical Theatre Academy in September, but she is already performing in a large-scale national

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

See Dick Van Dyke Visit Young Cast of Mary Poppins Jr. by Adam Hetrick

The original Bert from the 1964 Disney classic paid a visit to the kid cast members during rehearsals.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Jeremy Jordan, Caissie Levy, Victoria Clark, Ethan Slater and More Added to MCC's MISCAST by BroadwayWorld

MCC THEATER Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors Blake West, Executive Director is thrilled to announce the additional performers to the all-star lineup set …

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London Star Zizi Strallen on Kicking Up Her Heels in Strictly Ballroom, Giving Away Her Eyelashes & More by Matt Wolf

Strictly Ballroom is fondly remembered as a 1992 Baz Luhrmann film and it is now coming to the West End courtesy of the Olivier Award-winning director/choreographer Drew McOnie. The cast is …

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Video Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in First Mary Poppins Returns Trailer

The new film will be released on Christmas Day.

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Brief 3/5: Wayne Brady Returns to KINKY BOOTS, First Look at MARY POPPINS RETURNS, and More by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Wayne Brady returns as Lola in Kinky Boots tonight, get a first look at a teaser trailer for Mary Poppins Returns, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda …

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Are Practically Perfect in the Mary Poppins Returns Trailer by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda isn't even nominated for a 2017 Tony Award, and he's already blowing us all away. The first official teaser trailer for Mary Poppins Returns ai…

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VIDEO: First Look At Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in MARY POPPINS RETURNS by Stage Tube

An all new teaser trailer aired during the Oscars for Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt-led Mary Poppins Returns.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Stephen Schwartz to Compose Original Score for Hans Christian Andersen Movie Musical by

Tony-nominated Wicked songwriter Stephen Schwartz is at work on an untitled movie musical about the life of Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, according to Deadline. David Magee (Ma…

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Christian Borle Set to Direct Industry Reading of POPCORN FALLS by BroadwayWorld

POPCORN FALLS, a new comedy by playwrightactor James Hindman, will hold a private industry reading on March 2nd in NYC under the direction of two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle and s…

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Sunday, February 25, 2018

VIDEO: Gavin Lee and Vasthy Mompoint Re-Enact 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' Choreography by Stephanie Wild

BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of Spongebob on Broadway today on our Instagram Vasthy Mompoint has been taking over our account all day and in one of her videos, she and Gavin…

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Mr. Broadway February 2018: Gavin Creel by JK

Long time readers may remember that Gavin Creel was the very first Broadway Boy of the Year, way back in 2009! A lot has happened in the last 9 years - not the least of which is a …

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda & Wife Vanessa Welcome New Baby Boy by

Big news from one of Broadway's most beloved stars! Hamilton and In the Heights creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and his wife, Vanessa Nadal, announced the addition of a new baby boy, Fra…

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Women on the March. Bernadette Begins. Lorraine Hansberry Rediscovered. Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

There was a touch of theater in the Women’s March over the weekend, with protesters’ signs adapting “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” from Mary Poppins to fit current events, and …

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Saturday, January 20, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Kendra Lynn Lucas by Zack Calhoon

KENDRA LYNN LUCAS (Simone) is thrilled to be joining the SISTAS family! Some of her most recent regional credits include The Drowsy Chaperone (Trix), Disne…

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt in New Image from MARY POPPINS RETURNS by BroadwayWorld

Walt Disney Studios has shared a new image from the highly anticipated movie MARY POPPINS RETURNS, featuring stars Emily Blunt Mary Poppins and Lin-Manuel Miranda Jack. Check them out below

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WATCH: The cast of Eastenders go mad for musicals on Children In Need

Children in Need is always a magical night and 2017 was no exception. This year, the cast of Eastenders went big with this spectaular mashup of musical theatre faves set in and around Albert…

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Monday, December 25, 2017

Laird Mackintosh Steps into the Title Role in The Phantom of the Opera by Andy Lefkowitz

Longtime Mounsier André and Phantom cover Laird Mackintosh dons the mask of the title role in The Phantom of the Opera beginning on December 25. He is slated to play a …

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

How Director Michael Gracey Mixed 1800s New York and 2017 Pop to Create The Greatest Showman by Ruthie Fierberg

The director discusses returning to old-school techniques, influences like Mary Poppins, and more.

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Germaul Barnes and Monstah Black's Contemporary Improvisation for Black Men, A Much Needed Safe Space by The Dance Enthusiast

In Germaul Barnes and Monstah Black's Contemporary Improvisation for Black Men is a much Needed Safe Space, "I am a ballet teacher, a black male Mary Poppins even, but to that police officer…

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Friday, December 15, 2017

VIDEO: On This Day, December 15- MARY POPPINS Makes Her World Premiere Stage Debut by Stage Tube

On this day in 2004, Disney's Mary Poppins arrived at Broadway's magnificent New Amsterdam Theatre in a musical so extraordinarily enchanting, that audiences had just one word for it Superca…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Disney Theatrical President Thomas Schumacher Elected Chairman of the Broadway League by

The Broadway League has announced that Thomas Schumacher, president and producer, Disney Theatrical Productions, was elected as chairman of the board of The Broadway League on December 12. S…

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Stars Announced to Join Tom Hollander in Broadway's Travesties by

Casting has been announced for Travesties. As previously announced, Tom Hollander is set to star in Tom Stoppard's drama. He will be joined by Peter McDonald as James Joyce, Seth Nu…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Disney Eyes Director Rob Marshall to Go 'Under the Sea' with Live-Action Little Mermaid by

Oscar nominee and six-time Tony nominee Rob Marshall has been offered to direct Disney's upcoming live-action take on The Little Mermaid, according to Deadline. Marsh…

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“Bat Out of Hell” Musical Stars on Meat Loaf, Jim Steinman, Motorbikes and Fans: Interview by Mark Beech

The two young stars of “Bat Out of Hell – The Musical” are celebrating. Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington have just picked up an award for Jim Steinman’s show in London. The rock…

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams with iHeartRadio, AmEx for Hurricane Relief Campaign by BroadwayWorld

American Express NYSE AXP today announced it has teamed up with Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of Hamilton and star of the upcoming movie, Mary Poppins Returns, for an iHeartRadio campaign to s…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. Annie at Olney Theatre Center. ““Annie” and her orphan pals are outstanding, with breathtaking vocals, dynamic dance routines, and perfect comedic timing.” – Rayche…

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