Wednesday, November 25, 2020

THROWBACK THURSDAY – Holly Dale Spencer by Sarah Day

By Sarah Day This week for Throwback Thursday we spoke to Holly Dale Spencer who career had its beginnings at the Birmingham Hippodrome through to playing Mrs Wormwood in Matilda the musical…

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Limited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of MATILDA THE MUSICAL to be Released

Broadway Records announced today the release of MATILDA THE MUSICAL as a double record set printed on blue vinyl. It will be available exclusively on on December 4th, 202…

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Friday, November 6, 2020

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Alex Brightman, Alex Brightman, Alex Brightman by Deb Miller

Not only is the mega-mega-mega-talented Alex Brightman a two-time Tony Award nominee for his blockbuster lead performances as the badass substitute teacher Dewey Finn in School of Rock (2016…

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Sunday, October 25, 2020
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Wicked's Matt Meigs by JK

Like several of our other honorees (Mr./Ms. Broadway, Standing @ Zero) Matt Meigs is a graduate of Elon University. And like so many of its graduates, he has, in a very short period of time,…

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Friday, October 9, 2020
Monday, September 14, 2020

The Best Audition Suggestions for Seussical the Musical – by Character by Performerstuff

The Best Audition Suggestions for Seussical the Musical – by Character  Written by Tiffany Wilkie August 20, 2020 “Oh, the Thinks You Can Think” when you let Performer Stuff’s…

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Sunday, September 13, 2020

Learn All About the Sleepless in Seattle Musical on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Broadway might still be shut down, but Elaine Paige on Sunday isn't! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. This week,…

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Checking In With… Hamilton's Thayne Jasperson by Andrew Gans

A member of the original cast of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton, Jasperson has also been seen on Broadway in Matilda and Newsies.

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Lesli Margherita to Appear on 3D+U

On Friday, August 14, 3-D's Executive Producer/Artistic Director T.J. Dawson will welcome Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita (Matilda The Musical, Dames at Sea) as his guest for 'Fantasti…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Odds & Ends: Andrew Lloyd Webber Participates in Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Trial & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Andrew Lloyd-Webber Receives Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is dedicated to reopening theaters …

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Ralph Fiennes to Take on David Hare's Solo Play About Battling COVID-19 by Lindsey Sullivan

London's Bridge Theatre aims to reopen this September and October, using 250 socially distanced seats out of its 900 available ones. Ralph Fiennes will make his debut at the venue performing…

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

The Best Audition Songs for Shrek the Musical – by Character by Performerstuff

The Best Audition Songs for Shrek the Musical – by Character Written by Tiffany Wilkie Updated August 10, 2020 You’ve got an audition coming up for Shrek the Musical. Have you got…

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

An Interview with Tim Minchin, Writer and Star of the New Australian Television Series: “Upright” by Rem Myers

Upright, a new Australian television drama, co-written by and starring the multitalented Tim Minchin (composer of Matilda the Musical and Groundhog Day), is a special show. Premiering on Aug…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Best of the Decade: Up and Comers, Part II by JK

Earlier this week, we continued our Best of the Decade series with the first twelve Up and Comers of Broadway who came to our attention over the past ten seasons. Today, we give you the ot…

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Podcast: BroadwayRadio Chats with Tony Nominee Tim Minchin on New TV Show, UPRIGHT, MATILDA Film, More

On today's 50th episode of 'Tell Me More,' Matt speaks with star of stage and screen, two-time Tony-nominated writer Tim Minchin. From comedy specials to playing Judas in the 'Jesus Christ S…

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Olivier award-winning theatre producer André Ptaszynski dies aged 67 by Chris Wiegand

Ptaszynski whose hits included the musical Matilda was one of the West End’s ‘greatest experts’ Tributes have been paid to the distinguished theatre producer André Ptaszynski, who has…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Watch the Trailer for Upright, Starring Tony Nominee Tim Minchin and Debuting August 6 by Dan Meyer

The series, co-written by the Matilda the Musical and Groundhog Day composer-lyricist, will stream on Sundance Now.

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Lesli Margherita and Andrew Kober Will Star in Theresa Rebeck's THE UNDERSTUDY for Play Reading Fridays

Lesli Margherita (Matilda; Dames At Sea) and Andrew Kober (Hair; School of Rock) will star as Roxanne and Harry, respectively, in Play Reading Fridays' production of Theresa Rebeck's comedy …

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

Tell Me More | Episode 50: Tim Minchin on ‘Upright,’ Lessons Learned from ‘Matilda’ by Matt Tamanini

On today’s 50th episode of “Tell Me More,” Matt speaks with star of stage and screen, two-time Tony-nominated writer Tim Minchin. From comedy specials to playing Judas in the “Jesus …

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

From Page to Stage! Hear All About Musicals Inspired by Books on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is highlighting some of the many Broadw…

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Book Review – The Mikado to Matilda: British Musicals on the New York Stage by Mark Robinson

For all of you musical theatre anglophiles out there, have I got a book for you. Thomas Hischak’s The Mikado to Matilda: British Musicals on the New York Stage will definitely be a wel…

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Tim Minchin Will Host a MATILDA Listening Party With Broadway Records

Broadway Records will be hosting a virtual Listening Party on Tuesday, July 14th at 7pm, with Grammy and Tony nominee Tim Minchin.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 #LiveatFive with Mattea Conforti by

Frozen and Matilda alum Mattea Conforti chats about NOS4A2 and more!

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Mattea Conforti on Working with Zachary Quinto in NOS4A2 & Playing Both Elsa and Anna in Frozen by Caitlin Moynihan

Mattea Conforti, who just turned 14, already has a hefty resumé. Making her Broadway debut in the title role in Matilda, Conforti went on to appear in Sunday in the Park with George as Loui…

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Monday, June 29, 2020

VIDEO: MATILDA and GROUNDHOG DAY Composer Tim Minchin Releases New Single 'I'll Take Lonely Tonight' From Debut Album

Tony- and GRAMMY-nominated performer Tim Minchin known for his irreverent comedy routines, his beloved scores for musicals including 'Matilda: The Musical' and 'Groundhog Day' has released h…

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

The week in theatre: The Protest; Rockets and Blue Lights; PlacePrints; Charlie Ward – review by Susannah Clapp

Urgent new perspectives on George Floyd’s death and the slave trade’s place in art; pastoral meditations from David Rudkin and an unforgettable wartime soundscape Every week, a new catas…

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Thursday, June 25, 2020 #LiveatFive with Lara McDonnell of Artemis Fowl by

Former West End Matilda star Lara McDonnell checks in about starring in Artemis Fowl and more!

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Former Matilda Star Lara McDonnell on Filming Artemis Fowl, Her Family of Fans & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Theater fans may know Lara McDonnell as being one of the several young performers to take on the title role of the long-running Matilda in the West End. Now, the young actress is starring in…

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: The Broadway Top 40 Countdown: # 10 - 1 by JK

Well, this is it! Over the past few weeks we've been counting down our 40 favorite songs from new Broadway musicals from the past decade! In case you missed it: #40-31 HERE, #30-21 HERE, and…

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

How Hannah Tramonte Found Inspiration in The Sound of Music - Next on Stage

We're down to our top 5 in the Next on Stage competition! Learn more about Hannah's charity, her performance as Matilda, and why The Sound of Music is her favorite musical!

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