Thursday, May 26, 2016

Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Take the Lead in Broadway's Something Rotten! by Ryan McPhee

Look who Broadway’s welcoming to the Renaissance! Great White Way alums Josh Grisetti and Leslie Kritzer will join the cast of Something Rotten! as Nigel Bottom and Bea, respectively, …

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Thursday, May 19, 2016


Filmed live at Usher Hall in Edinburgh, Bianco sings a medley of Sherman Brothers classics as Barbra Streisand, Britney Spears, Idina Menzel, Liza Minnelli and many more.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Review: Laura Michelle Kelly Brings Her Broadway Voice to Cabaret by Stephen Holden

This actress, known for “Finding Neverland” and “Mary Poppins,” performed pop and show tunes and occasional bold choices at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! Christian Borle's Most Eggcellent Roles, Ranked! by Lindsey Sullivan

Christian Borle is killin' it. Currently starring as the Bard in Something Rotten!, the Tony winner has two additional leading roles lined up for the 2016-2017 Broadway season. As previo…

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Still Time to Get Tickets to Drama Desk Panel on Revivals by Lauren Yarger

GAVIN CREEL, WARREN CARLYLE, STEVEN PASQUALE and JESSICA VOSK are among the panelists for REVIVING THE REVIVAL, a lively discussion about staging revivals moderated …

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Christian Borle to Play Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway; Theater Set by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Two-time Tony winner Christian Borle is in gobstopping demand! The Something Rotten! star, who is going on to headline the Broadway revival of Falsettos this fall, will then take on the role…

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Friday, May 6, 2016

Will Javier Munoz Take Over in HAMILTON When Lin-Manuel Miranda Departs in July? by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, HAMILTON leading man Lin-Manuel Miranda will be exiting the show at the end of July to focus on his upcoming projects, including the starring role in Di…

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A Quick Chat with performer and vocal coach Jennifer Peers by Bec Caton

Jennifer Peers, currently performing in Fiddler on the Roof, is in demand both as a musical theatre performer and teacher. She has performed in many Australian musicals including City of Ang…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

MARY POPPINS – Touring by Thom Dibdin

Chim chim charming: Practically perfect in every way, that’s Mary Poppins according to, well, Mary Poppins. She’s not wrong, though. The magical nanny really is rather wonderful.

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Photo Coverage: FINDING NEVERLAND's Laura Michelle Kelly Previews Her Feinstein's/54 Below Show! by Walter McBride

On May 2, 16 and 30, Feinstein's54 Below will welcomeBroadway leading ladyLaura Michelle KellyFinding Neverland, Mary Poppins, Fiddler on the Roof in a personal, revealing evening of song an…

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Film News: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Star in New Mary Poppins Sequel

The Hamilton creator will lead the cast opposite Emily Blunt.

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Official: Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star in Disney's MARY POPPINS Sequel Alongside Emily Blunt by Marissa Sblendorio

About two months ago, BroadwayWorld reported that Lin-Manuel Miranda was in talks to star in Disney's MARY POPPINS sequel. Now, due to Disney setting the release dates for their upcoming liv…

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Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star Opposite Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins by

It's official! Tony, Pulitzer, Emmy and Grammy winner Lin-Manuel Miranda will star alongside Emily Blunt in Disney’s new Mary Poppins. The Wrap writes that the Hamilton star and cr…

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Finding Neverland’s Laura Michelle Kelly Set for 54 Below by Sandi Durell

  by: Sandi Durell   Laura Michelle Kelly, star of Broadway’s Finding Neverland (and Mary Poppins and Fiddler on the Roof), will be making her first debut at Feinstein’…

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Why This High School Decided to Take Flight With Mary Poppins by Playbill Staff

One North Carolina high school is taking flight with the Disney classic.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

We Want You Back: Chester Gregory & Several Motown Alums to Headline Musical’s Broadway Return by Ryan McPhee

We’ve heard through the grapevine that this cast knows what’s going on. A majority of the current national touring cast of Motown the Musical will head to the Great White Way whe…

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Stars and the City: Rebecca Luker’s New York by Dei Lewison

Rebecca Luker, a three-time Tony Award nominee (Mary Poppins, The Music Man, Show Boat), joins the cast of Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical. Luker plays Helen…

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Tuck Everlasting Star Andrew Keenan-Bolger Is's New Vlogger by Ryan McPhee

Tuck Everlasting star Andrew Keenan-Bolger is set to go behind the lens as’s latest video blogger. Look out for the new series: Forever 17: Backstage at Tuck Everlasting w…

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See How She Shines! Rebecca Luker Comes to the Fun Home on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Welcome to our house on Maple Avenue, Rebecca Luker! The Tony nominee is set to join the Broadway cast of Fun Home as Helen Bechdel from April 5 through May 22. Original cast member and Tony…

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Big News in Falsettoland! Christian Borle, Stephanie J. Block & Andrew Rannells to Star in Falsettos on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The tight knit family begins to assemble! Something Rotten! Tony winner Christian Borle and Tony nominees Stephanie J Block and Andrew Rannells will star in the Broadway revival of Fals…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

BWW Interview: Wife Swap! Rebecca Luker Gets Ready to Take Residence at FUN HOME by Nicole Rosky

Four-time Tony Award nominee Judy Kuhn will temporarily depart FUN HOME this spring to undergo hip surgery, and it's Rebecca Luker to the rescueOn April 5, the three-time Tony Award nominee …

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Directing Mary Poppins by Lindsay Price

Episode 153:  Directing Mary Poppins Artistic Director of the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre Todd Espeland directed the musical Mary Poppins last fall.  How did put his own stamp on the musical? …

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Friday, March 25, 2016

HAMILTON to Make West End Debut at Victoria Palace Theatre? by Jessica Khan

As BroadwayWrldpreviously reported, Sir Cameron Mackintosh producer of OLIVER, LES MISERABLES, PHANTOM, MARY POPPINS, MISS SAIGON and CATS plans to bring Broadway's box-office blockbuster HA…

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

AT TUTS: It’s a Jolly Holiday with MARY POPPINS by David Dow Bentley III

[Click Any Photo to Enlarge] It was the opening week for the new Theatre Under the Stars production of the ever-popular Broadway musical, MARY POPPINS. Though it was a school night, there wa…

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Photo Flash: Aladdin and Mary Poppins Stars Salute Disney Theatricals at TDF Gala

Go behind the scenes at the annual event benefiting the Theatre Development Fund.

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Monday, March 14, 2016

Olney Theatre Center Unveils its 17-Show 2016-2017 Season Schedule: Co-Production with Round House Theatre of ‘Angels in America’ Announced by Guest Author

OLNEY THEATRE CENTER ANNOUNCES RECORD-BREAKING 17 SHOWS IN 2016-17 World Premieres from Hinderaker and Miroshnik, Multi-Year Co-Production Agreement with Round House Theatre, and Expanded Fa…

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Christina DeCicco & Danny Gardner Lead MARY POPPINS, Beginning Tonight at TUTS by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Under The Stars TUTS presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS. The story of the beloved nanny flies to the stage tonight, March 8, through March20, 2016 in Sarofim Hall …

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Sunday, March 6, 2016

Review: Mary Poppins (Nightblue Performing Arts Company) by Scotty Zacher

NightBlue Performing Arts’ interpretation of the new stage version of *Mary Poppins* has a handful of strong performances and the best of intentions, but comes across as amateurish in more…

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Friday, March 4, 2016

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 3/4; 1984 at A.R.T., BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in LA. and More! by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature the top 10 stories in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and more. Check out featured list, which includes 1984 at American Repertory Theater…

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

“Mary Poppins” Takes Off in New Oak Park High School Production by Cary Ginell

BY CARY GINELL Oak Park High School, which has never shied away from tackling ambitious musical productions in the past, is now taking on Mary Poppins, the popular stage version of the clas…

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

NightBlue Performing Arts’ MARY POPPINS – Through March 27, 2016 at Stage 773 by Michael J. Roberts

  NightBlue Performing Arts Company is pleased to present the Chicago Non-Equity premiere of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s MARY POPPINS, a musical based on the stories of P.L. …

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