Thursday, April 17, 2014

MATILDA THE MUSICAL GETS CRAFTY ON PEOPLE.COM by Jackie Green

See the four girls sharing the title role in Broadway’s MATILDA THE MUSICAL get crafty with Easter eggs on People.com. Follow the link to see Ava Ulloa, Gabriella Pizzolo, Paige Brady and…

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 14: Q and AAAAA (Part One!) by Broadway.com

Lesli Margherita of Matilda makes up a few new songs, scolds a few viewers and answers fan questions on the latest episode of Looks Not Books.

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Monday, April 14, 2014

The Maggots Score a Strike! The Cast Celebrates Matilda’s First Birthday with a Bowling Party by Broadway.com

The cast of Broadway’s Matilda gets a little bit naughty at the bowling alley! See them celebrate the hit musical’s first anniversary on Broadway at New York City’s Bowlmor…

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Coming to 54 Below: Maggots, Queens, Tappers & More to Play the New York Hotspot! by Ryan McPhee

It may finally be getting warm outside, but even in summer, 54 Below is always the hottest spot in town, with the venue featuring dozens of stage stars strutting their stuff every week. Belo…

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Friday, April 11, 2014

The “Plague” by Broadway Audience

It’s springtime! And with it comes spring allergies..I speak from personal experience.  Unfortunately, Broadway performers are not immune to illness either.  In fact, just today, cast me…

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‘The Bridges of Madison County’ on Broadway by Kevin Daly

Recently, I referred to the 1956 musical The Most Happy Fella, Frank Loesser’s lush romantic masterpiece, as a “grown-up musical for grown-ups.” Much of the current Broadw…

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Numbers Game, April 7-13, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Tupac Musical ‘Holler if Ya Hear Me’ Announces Casting by Broadway's Best Shows

Award-winning slam poet, actor, singer, musician Saul Williams (Slam), Christopher Jackson (After Midnight), Saycon Sengbloh (Motown The Musical, Fela!), Ben Thompson (Matilda), John Earl Je…

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Casting announced for Broadway’s HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Award-winning slam poet, actor, singer, musician Saul Williams (Slam), Christopher Jackson (After Midnight), Saycon Sengbloh (Motown The Musical, Fela!), Ben Thompson (Matilda), John Earl Je…

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Musicals we love: Matilda by Catherine Love

With Roald Dahl's streak of naughtiness meshed with Tim Minchin's excellent lyrics, Matilda is a match made in an eight-year-old's idea of heavenIn a recent episode of Outnumbered, a headmis…

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Christopher Sieber Delays MATILDA Debut Again Following Injury; Will Join Cast 'Later This Month' by Tyler Peterson

In February, Sieber fractured a bone in his hand during rehearsals, and was believed to begin performances next week, on Tuesday, April 8. Representatives for MATILDA have now confirmed to B…

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Photo Coverage: Inside Carnegie Hall's GUYS AND DOLLS After Party with Sierra Boggess, Patrick Wilson, Andrew Lloyd Webber & More by BroadwayWorld

Carnegie Hall's gala benefit performance of Guys and Dolls was held last night, April 3 at 730 p.m. in Stern AuditoriumPerelman Stage. The cast featured Nathan Lane as Nathan Detroit Patrick…

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The Trunchbull Curse Continues: Christopher Sieber Delays First Matilda Performance Again by Imogen Lloyd Webber

What are those maggots doing to these Trunchbulls? Christopher Sieber has once again delayed his start date in Matilda on Broadway after fracturing a bone in his hand during rehearsal. …

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 3/29- ROCKY & MATILDA Show How to Stay Fit, Newsies Spell, and More! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber Divides Really Useful Group to Maximize Global Reach by Hilary Kelly

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's theatre company, The Really Useful Group, has split into two seperate companies, the Telegraph reports.In a recent article, the Telegraph has revealed that a l…

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Mamma Mia! Bernadette Peters and an ABBA Reunion to Take the Stage at the 2014 Olivier Awards by Ryan McPhee

Gimme, gimme, gimme a Broadway star before midnight! The Olivier Awards has announced that this year's ceremony will include a performance by two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters,…

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Matilda Book Club March Hangout: Matilda by Matilda The Musical Broadway

Matilda Book Club March Hangout: Matilda The MATILDA Book Club has been reading our favorite book, MATILDA, for our next Google Hangout on Thursday, March 27 at 6:00pm. We will be joined by…

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Matilda Book Club Hangout Highlights by Matilda The Musical Broadway

Matilda Book Club Hangout Highlights In celebration of over a year of Book Club Hangouts, enjoy our special highlights reel! From: Matilda The Musical Broadway Views: 6 2 ratings Time:…

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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 13: Meet the New Teeeaaaammnn by Broadway.com

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 13: Meet the New Teeeaaaammnn Get tickets to "Matilda": http://www.broadway.com/shows/matilda/ Lesli Margheri…

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Odds & Ends: Trunchbull's in Pippin, Groff's Backwards & a Newly Found Tennessee Williams Work by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Injured Trunchbull Christopher Sieber Pops Up in Pippin Christopher Sieber had to delay his first official bow as evil he…

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 13: Meet the New Teeeaaaammnn by Broadway.com

Leslie Margherita introduces us to her fascination with googly eyes, her fancy new shoes and the new members of the Matilda cast.

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Broadway Grosses: Matilda, Aladdin and More Kid Favorites Dominate the Great White Way by Ryan McPhee

Spring Break is upon us and childhood mischief is popping up all over Broadway. Miss Trunchbull may think they're just maggots, but the children of Matilda, along with family favorites W…

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Rob McClure & Jennifer Bowles to Star in Irma La Douce at Encores! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Jennifer Bowles (Matilda) will play the title role opposite Tony nominee Rob McClure (Chaplin) in a New York City Center Encores! production of Irma La Douce. With music by Marguerite Monnot…

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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Report from New York: Some Hot Lessons From A Cold Winter by Bill Hirschman

A pre-holiday foray to a snow-struck Broadway delivered a master class of insights that last beyond a temporary season, whether it was Macbeth or Matilda, The Glass Menagerie or A Gentleman…

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Britain is brilliant at exporting plays, but what does it mean to go global? by Matt Trueman

From War Horse to The Weir, international success is surprising playwrights in a market that can be remarkably lucrativeDo you remember Tribes, Nina Raine's play about deaf seclusion? It pla…

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Production News: Relaxed performance of Matilda to be staged in June by Matthew Hemley

West End musical Matilda is to hold a relaxed performance in June, aimed at people with autism and learning difficulties. The Royal Shakespeare Company, which produces the show at the Cambri…

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The Numbers Game, March 17-23, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

VIDEO: MATILDA's Leading Ladies on Constructing Their March Madness Brackets by BroadwayWorld

The four girls sharing the title role in Broadway's MATILDA THE MUSICAL are featured in today's New York Times. In light of Warren Buffet and Quicken Loans' recent announcement of a billion …

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The Matildas Pick March Madness Brackets in Today’s New York Times by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

The four girls sharing the title role in Broadway’s MATILDA THE MUSICAL are featured in today’s New York Times. In light of Warren Buffet and Quicken Loans’ recent announcement of a b…

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Matilda the Musical: Fun Facts You May Not Know by Diamond Grant

Matilda the Musical has been described by producers as, “the story of an extraordinary little girl who decides that despite a bad beginning filled with rotten parents, a terrifying school …

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Monday, March 17, 2014

Broadway Grosses: Aladdin and Wicked Fly High at the Box Office by Ryan McPhee

Whether on a magic carpet or a broomstick, it's a good week to be flying on Broadway. Aladdin, in its third week of previews, continued to bring in packed houses, while Wicked kept its s…

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