Friday, January 20, 2017

Yes, We Believe in Life After Love! Lesli Margherita, Lena Hall & Jillian Mueller Led a Reading of the Cher Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

If we could turn back time, we would have front row seats to this reading! According to The New York Post, this week marked the first official read-through of the Cher musical, and Lesli Mar…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Wildly Busy Tim Minchin on Matilda, Groundhog Day and Why This Is His Year of the Animal by Broadway.com

Tim Minchin on closing Broadway's Matilda, getting ready to open Groundhog Day, returning to work as an actor and introducing bilbies to the world.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Matilda Musical Launches National Tour January 12 by Robert Viagas

The tour uses some elements of the long-running Toronto production.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita: The Final Episode by Broadway.com

Oh ma gahhhh! Get it out the tissues and wipe those mascara streaks away. It's Lesli Margherita's final Looks Not Books. We'll miss you, Queen Lesli, and we'll miss all of th…

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Photo Coverage: Matildas Unite at MATILDAPALOOZA at Feinstien's/54 Below! by Jessica Fallon Gordon

In the nearly 4-year-run of the Broadway smash,Matilda the Musical, there have been five sets of Matildas. 19 girls have played the role on Broadway and, for the first time ever, all five 'g…

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Theatre News: Young Matilda actress close to crowdfunding target for spine operation

Lucy-Mae Beacock has already raised £110,000 for the operation in the US

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Broadway Grosses: 2016 Goes Out on a High Note at the Box Office, Hamilton Reigns Supreme by Ryan McPhee

Broadway bid farewell to 2016 with added performances, box office boosts and myriad house records shattered. Virtually every show was up from the previous holiday week ending Christmas day; …

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Watch Matilda The Musical Say Farewell to Broadway by Robert Viagas

The musical took its final bow after 1,555 performances.

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Monday, January 2, 2017

STAGE TUBE: Watch MATILDA's Final Broadway Curtain Call by Stage Tube

MATILDA THE MUSICAL took its final bow on Broadway this weekend and we've got footage of the cast taking their final curtain call at the beloved show.

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

Be A Little Bit Naughty On Last Time: Flashback to MATILDA'S Magical Broadway Run! by Nora Dominick

Before we bid farewell to MatildaBroadwayWorld has rounded up some of our favorite videos from its magical and hilarious run. Check them out below

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Matilda Musical Ends Broadway Run January 1; Tour Is Next by Robert Viagas

The tour will use some elements of the long-running Toronto production.

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Monday, December 26, 2016

After Thousands of Broadway Performances, 5 Shows Take Their Bows by Erik Piepenburg

A peek at the long runs of the closing shows “Fiddler on the Roof,” “The Color Purple,” “Something Rotten!,” “Matilda the Musical” and “Jersey Boys.”

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Sunday, December 25, 2016

BWW TV Exclusive: The Broadway Sessions All-Star Holiday Show by Ben Cameron

We here at Broadway Sessions went all out to celebrate this holiday season with our annual All Star Holiday Show Spectacular. Be prepared for kids, puppets, balloons, famous drag queens and …

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Tim Minchin: 'I really don't like upsetting people' by Kate Kellaway

Musician, satirist, writer of Matilda... Tim Minchin talks about his Aussie roots, why he never Googles himself and how, as a rationalist and Richard Dawkins fan, he still has a romantic sid…

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Matilda's Lesli Margherita Answers Your Questions About Star Wars, Muppets & The Golden Girls by Broadway.com

Matilda's Lesli Margherita reveals the musical she and her dog Stewie should star in, her favorite Muppet and her dream to be the first female King George in Hamilton.

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Cast Illnesses Lead to Cancellations of Rent and Matilda Performances in London by Mark Shenton

Shows have been curtailed, canceled, or changed to concert stagings following multiple illnesses.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Matilda Musical Announces 2017 Dates and Cast for National Tour by Robert Viagas

The tour will use some elements of the long-running Toronto production.

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Tony Winner Gabriel Ebert & Christopher Sears Join Harvey Fierstein for Gently Down the Stream Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Gabriel Ebert will join fellow Tony winner Harvey Fierstein in the world premiere of Martin Sherman’s Gently Down the Stream at the Public Theater. The off-Broadway production will beg…

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BWW Exclusive: TARA TREMENDOUS Musical to Debut at 54 Below; Cast Album in the Works! by Broadwayworld Jr

Monkees lead singer Micky Dolenz and Matilda The Musical's MiMi Ryder have joined the cast of award-winning writer Stewart St John's Tara Tremendous The Musical, based on Wonkybot Studios' 1…

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Final Bow: Final Bow: Lesli Margherita on Inspiration and Ibuprofen as Matilda's Mrs. Wormwood

As the Broadway musical goes "Quiet," Margherita reflects on years of learning to be "Loud."

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Friday, December 16, 2016

Liza Minnelli Got Her Lips on the Jersey Boys, Jake Gyllenhaal Is Putting His Next Gig Together & More Lessons of the Week by Ryan McPhee

Thank God it's Friday...and LaChanze's birthday! Let's celebrate both by watching this clip on repeat and taking a look back on this past week's goings on the Great White Way…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Exclusive Photo Coverage: The Kids of MATILDA Ring in the New Year for Carols For A Cure by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The holiday season is not complete without the perfect music to accompany it. 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' is the latest compilation album that embodies the spirit of the season like nothi…

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Nicholas Barasch & Kyle Scatliffe Will Star in Big River at City Center Encores! by Ryan McPhee

Broadway alums Nicholas Barasch and Kyle Scatliffe will lead the cast of Big River at New York City Center Encores!. The Roger Miller and William Hauptman musical, directed by Lear deBessone…

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Broadway Shines to Lend a Helping Hand for Good Morning America Coat Drive by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Shines will appear on 'Good Morning America' onWednesday, December 14, 2016during the830 a.m.half-hour as part of GMA's 'Warm Coats amp Warm Hearts' Drive. Broadway kids fromOn Your…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with John Sanders of Matilda by Broadway.com

John Sanders of Matilda stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat with Paul Wontorek. 

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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 22: Lying Liar by Broadway.com

In this episode, Lesli Margherita admits she lied to us, brings us to the celebration of Matilda's 1,500th performance, gets to fly a Star Wars drone and checks in with the cast about wh…

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Barrett Doss & More Will Join Andy Karl in Groundhog Day on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Citizens of Punxsutawney have been announced! Barrett Doss and more will appear alongside Andy Karl in Broadway's Groundhog Day. The much-buzzed about tuner is set to begin performan…

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