Monday, May 25, 2015

LIFE ISN'T FAIR by Jessica Branch

The musical version of Matilda stays true to the spirit of the book while making the story its own.

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WHO TAKES THE PRIZE? by Matt Windman

Most surprising at this year s awards was Kinky Boots winning Best New Musical over Matilda .

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Ruthless! the Musical is Back in Town

Watch your back, Matilda...The RUTHLESS! Tina Denmark is coming to town! Performances Begin June 25 at St. Luke’s Theatre.

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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Broadway reviews: 'Something Rotten!' and 'Gigi' boast plenty of highlights by Christopher Rawson and Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

NEW YORK – The lifeblood of Broadway is musicals, and they’re still pumping away — the old warhorses (“Phantom,” “Chicago”), the young warhorses (“Jersey Boys,”&#…

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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Preludes, New Musical from Great Comet of 1812’s Dave Malloy, Begins Tonight by Olivia Clement

Lincoln Center Theater's LCT3 production of Preludes, the new musical by Dave Malloy, developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin, begins performances May 23. The world premiere featur…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Theater News: Longtime Matilda Mom Lesli Margherita to Exit the Broadway Production

Margherita has starred as Mrs. Wormwood since the production opened in 2013.

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I Interview Playwrights Part 742: Kate Cortesi by Adam Szymkowicz

Kate Cortesi Hometown: Washington, D.C. Current Town:  Brooklyn, New York. Q:  Tell me about your Princess Grace winning play. A:  It’s called GREAT KILLS, after a li…

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Lesli Margherita Will Depart Broadway’s Matilda by Andrew Gans

Lesli Margherita, an Olivier Award winner for her performance in Zorro and current star of Broadway's Matilda, will depart the latter in September.

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Monday, May 18, 2015
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Friday, May 15, 2015

BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Twinsies! by Breaking Down The Riffs

It's time for another editionofBREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS, fromYouTube sensation and Broadway vet Natalie WeissWe are excited to exclusively bring you the latest episode, in which Natalie break…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

All Dahl'd Up: 'Matilda' Tour Starts At The Shubert by Frank Rizzo

Come closer, kiddies, and gather round to listen to the sometimes wicked, sometimes wondrous and altogether off-center, youngster-empowering stories of Roald Dahl, who continues to enchant g…

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FLY BY NIGHT Original Cast Recording Available on June 9 by Courtney Kochuba

After a run in Spring 2014 at Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director, Tim Sanford; Managing Director, Leslie Marcus), the critically acclaimed score of Fly By Night has been recorded, produ…

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The RoadOn the Road, Actors Seek Higher Pay - How a theatre fan from Montreal became a Broadway power broker - The Globe and Mail How …

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Monday, May 11, 2015

Odds & Ends: Shows Set for Darren Criss-Hosted Stars in the Alley, Spike Lee Reimagines Lysistrata & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend. Shows Set for Darren Criss-Hosted Stars in the Alley We now know the participating shows for this year…

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STAGE TUBE: Spice Up Your Life! Broadway Kids Cover The Spice Girls by Stage Tube

The Spice Kids, featuring cast members from the Broadway companies of A CHRISTMAS STORY, MATILDA and ANNIE, recently performed a catchy medley of songs by The Spice Girls as part of PUTTIN' …

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Broadway Kids Spice Up Their Lives With Epic Spice Girls Medley (Video) by Michael Gioia

The Spice Kids — The Audience and Annie's Sadie Sink and Matilda and Christmas Story's Alexa Niziak, Beatrice Tulchin, Analise Scarpaci and Grace Capeless — reall…

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Former Wicked Star Shoshana Bean & Whitney Bashor Will Lead Broadway-Aimed Beaches by Imogen Lloyd Webber

They're the ones with with all the glory! Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor will headline the previously reported stage adaptation of Beaches in Chicago. Directed by Eric Schaeffer, the B…

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Review: The Twits Is Bizarre, Brilliant And Bonkers

If, like me, you grew up reading Roald Dahl, then you’re probably just as excited as I was to hear about the new production of The Twits at the Royal Court Theatre. Not perhaps one of …

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

Happy Mother's Day! Five Broadway Moms Kick Back with a Relaxing Morning at the Spa by Lindsay Champion

It’s not easy being a Broadway mom. Between wrangling kids, running a household and (in the case of Matilda’s Mrs. Wormwood) doing cooter slams, playing a matriarch in a Broadway…

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

If the Matilda’s were Prime Minister… by Official London Theatre

If the Matilda’s were Prime Minister… What new rules and laws would the young stars of hit West End show Matilda The Musical implement if they were Prime Minister? For more ab…

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REVIEW: The Twits, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser With both Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda still playing with great success elsewhere, this is the latest attempt to bring Dahl’s unique alchemy of moralis…

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Monday, May 4, 2015

Our Teacher’s a Troll review – gleefully nasty kids’ tale of triumph over adversity by Lyn Gardner

Roundabout theatre, BrightonSimple but cracking storytelling with lots of audience interactivity in the intimate Roundabout pop-up theatreHolly and Sean are the terrible twins who are so nau…

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Friday, May 1, 2015

Photo Call: Child Performers From Matilda, King and I, Zhivago, Finding Neverland and Kinky Sing For by Krissie Fullerton

Cabaret for a Cause, a benefit for the charity organization ALS Guardian Angels, is held April 27 at The Cutting Room in Manhattan.

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Monday, April 27, 2015

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees, John Kander and the Cast of THE VISIT by Walter McBride

The company of Broadway's The Visit gathered in the studio today, April 27th, to record the musical's original cast album. The Visit is the final musical ever written by legendary Oscar Awar…

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Child Performers From Matilda, King and I, Zhivago, Finding Neverland and Kinky Sing For a Cause Ton by Michael Gioia

Cabaret for a Cause, a benefit for the charity organization ALS Guardian Angels, is held April 27 at The Cutting Room in Manhattan.

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Friday, April 24, 2015

MATILDA's Emma Howard Releases Michael Mott Original Song 'Fly High' On iTunes by Pat Cerasaro

A young Broadway star gets a song all her own

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Full cast announced for the Australian premiere of Matilda the Musical by Cassie Tongue

It’s here! This morning the names of all our future “revolting children” have been announced! That’s right, it’s the full cast of the Australian premiere of M…

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Theater News: Matilda Tony Winner Gabriel Ebert Will Join Chris Sarandon for LCT3's Preludes

Book of Mormon Tony winner Nikki M. James will also be part of Dave Malloy's new musical.

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Broadway In Chicago Announces Casting For First National Tour of MATILDA THE MUSICAL by Michael J. Roberts

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce casting for the First National Tour of MATILDA THE MUSICAL. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, the First National Tour of …

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