Thursday, July 20, 2017

Lesli Margherita Gets Ready to Rule Your Kingdom at August Club Gig by Robert Viagas

The co-star of Matilda and Dames at Sea is returning to Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

James Graham's Ink, Starring Tony Nominee Bertie Carvel as Rupert Murdoch, Will Transfer to London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

James Graham's new play Ink, which follows the birth of England's most influential newspaper, will transfer to the West End's Duke of York Theatre for a run from September 9, 201…

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Windmills on the Horizon! 54 SINGS MAN OF LA MANCHA Set for Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Lesli Margherita Matilda, Dames at Sea has joined the cast for 54 SINGS MAN OF LA MANCHA tonight at Feinstein's54 Below. She will reprise her role as 'AldonzaDulcinea' after appearing in a p…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Andrzej Lukowski: ‘British musical’ in danger of defining dated sub-culture by Andrzej Lukowski

The last vintage year for the British musical was 2011, when Matilda stormed the West End and London Road did something genuinely,

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Freddie G Fellowship Recipients Will Get First Look at Matilda Junior by Adam Hetrick

The eighth annual Freddie G Fellowship invites theatre instructors to immerse themselves in a four-day intensive with Broadway professionals.

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Stars head to Essex for Frinton Summer Theatre season by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Stella Gonet, Pamela Miles, Matilda Ziegler, Flora Montgomery and Ben Stock are among actors lined up for this year’s Frinton Summer Theatre. Known as the UK’s old…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Exclusive: Lesli Margherita, Elena Shaddow, Ruth Gottschall and More Set For Bucks County Playhouse GUYS AND DOLLS by Alan Henry

BroadwayWorld has exclusively learned thatElena Shaddow The Bridges of Madison County, Lesli Margherita Olivier Award Winner for Matilda, Lenny Wolpe The Drowsy Chaperone, Darius de Haas Shu…

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Lesli Margherita Signs on for 54 SINGS MAN OF LA MANCHA This Summer by BroadwayWorld

Lesli Margherita Matilda, Dames at Sea has joined the cast for 54 SINGS MAN OF LA MANCHA this July at Feinstein's54 Below. She will reprise her role as 'AldonzaDulcinea' after appearing in a…

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

VIDEO: Little is Unstoppable with MATILDA at West End Live by Stage Tube

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 comes to a close today. Matilda's little star packs a big punch, check out the performance below

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Who should win at this year’s Dora Mavor Moore Awards? by Robert Cushman

Robert Cushman: Who wants to go up against Come from Away? Well, somebody has to and some things have, from the estimable Passing Strange to the deplorable Matilda

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Bertie Carvel: 'His speciality is making monsters and demons understood' by Mark Lawson

The actor’s former creations include a psychopathic teacher and an adulterous husband. Now the son of a former Guardian journalist is to play Rupert Murdoch in a new play, InkAs the son, g…

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Elise McCann – Dahlesque by Arts Review

Elise McCann won Helpmann and Sydney Theatre Awards for her portrayal of Miss Honey in the Australian production of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda …

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Max von Essen Joins Starry, Sold-Out Benefit HOLLYWOOD NURSES by BroadwayWorld

It was announced that Tony nominee Max von Essen An American in Paris, Evita, Les Mis will play Dr.BradKris in the sold out, one-night-only benefit reading of HOLLYWOOD NURSES, the new pulp …

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No need to wish upon a star: the National Theatre have announced a new production of Pinocchio

We won't be growing any long noses in the #StageFaves office because it's totally true - PINOCCHIO is coming to the National Theatre this winter as part of the newly announced season (which …

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

REVIEW: Groundhog Day, Original Broadway Cast Album ✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Groundhog Day Original Broadway Cast Album Broadway Records 4 Stars BUY A COPY Based on the iconic film, Groundhog Day is the new musical by Tim Minchin, award-winning compos…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Review: Annie, Piccadilly Theatre by Dan Rubins

Nikolai Foster’s new Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre is decidedly a post-Matilda production. The feel-good story’s tinged with darker edges, these orphans seem shrewder and cruder than e…

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Annie at Piccadilly Theatre starring Miranda Hart – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

There’s a surplus of young talent on the West End stage at the moment. Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin’s Matilda is still

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Friday, June 2, 2017

James Monroe Iglehart Talks 'Hamilton' Demands, Batman Magnets and Close-Up Magic

The Tony-winning breakout actor of 'Aladdin' tells THR spoofing 'Matilda' on the Netflix series 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' and staying strong onstage: "We have the best butts on Broadway."r…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

COME FROM AWAY and MATILDA Receive 14 Dora Award Nominations - See All The Nominees! by Alan Henry

At a press conference held May 30 in the lobby of the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts TAPA announced 235 nominations for the 38th Annual Dor…

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Monday, May 29, 2017

Sound engineer Leigh Davies: ‘I had to match Brian Blessed’s voice to a man in a gorilla suit’ by Nick Smurthwaite

One of the busiest sound engineers around, Matilda stalwart Leigh Davies is moving into design. He tells Nick Smurthwaite how this led to

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Lesli Margherita to 'Rule Her Kingdom' This Summer in Feinstein's/54 Below Return by BroadwayWorld

Back by popular demand, Olivier Award winner, Lesli Margherita Matilda, Dames at Sea, Zorro returns to Feinstein's54 Below this August with RULE YOUR KINGDOM, a new take on her signature cab…

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‘Queen’ Lesli Margherita Revising Her Rule Your Kingdom for August Club Gig by Robert Viagas

The co-star of Matilda and Dames at Sea is returning to Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lesli Margherita and Lauren Molina to Host Tony Awards Viewing Party at The Green Room 42 by BroadwayWorld

The Green Room 42 will present a Tony Awards Viewing Party, hosted by Lesli Margherita Matilda, Dames at Seaand Lauren MolinaThe Skivvies, on June 11 starting at 630 p.m.

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Spotlight On...Yeujia Low by Michael Block

Name: Yeujia LowHometown: The island city of SingaporeEducation: BFA in drama from NYU TischSelect Credits: Playing a wench from the 18th century in full costume in an immersive theater…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

On the Couch with Matilda Ridgway by Arts Review

Who is Matilda Ridgway? When I meet Matilda she is reclining in a beat up leather armchair, she is charmingly disheveled, she smells of peaches. She is wearing a vintage leather jacket. Or i…

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“Matilda, The Musical” at Cambridge Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Cambridge Theatre, London is staging performances of “Matilda The Musical” through December 17, 2017.Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, with original songs from come…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

REVIEW: Matilda – May 2017, Cambridge Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Towering over the whole proceedings in Matilda is the criminally tall Craige Els as Miss Trunchbull. Menacing, insane and ever so slightly ridiculous, it's an epic performanc…

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