Saturday, April 18, 2015

Fox Theatre brings 'Newsies,' 'Matilda the Musical' and more for 2015-16 season

Five of the shows in the coming season are new to St. Louis.

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Matilda The Musical - exclusive performance at the Olivier Awards 2015 by Official London Theatre

Matilda The Musical - exclusive performance at the Olivier Awards 2015 Matilda the Musical giving a barnstorming live performance on the ITV Stage at the Olivier Awards 2015 From: OfficialL…

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Boys From Broadway Bares to Perform Solo, Wrangled by Queen Lesli by Olivia Clement

Performers from Broadway Bares will perform solo, choreographed stripteases May 10 at 42West in Broadway Bares Solo Strips. The evening, hosted by Matilda's Lesli Margherita, will raise …

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The Twits, Royal Court, review: Roald Dahl's spiteful couple fail to charm in this padded-out production

With the lucrative successes of Matilda the Musical and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory still going strong in the West End, you might have thought that jumping on the Roald Dahl bandwagon …

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Revolting roles: The Twits, Matilda and Roald Dahl's stage hits – in pictures by Guardian Staff

‘Mischievously adapted’ by Enda Walsh, The Twits at the Royal Court is the latest of Dahl’s tales to be turned into a drama. From a witchy Ruby Wax to Alex Jennings’ wonderful Wonka,…

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Four miraculous little girls: Australia’s Matildas revealed! by Cassie Tongue

Matilda the Musical is one of the most anticipated shows to hit Australia in recent years. The beloved Roald Dahl book is one of many people’s brightest childhood memories, and the st…

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Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten & More New Musicals Warm Up the Box Office by Ryan McPhee

Spring has sprung, and as the weather gets warmer, marquees get brighter. Three new musicals in particular are preparing for their opening nights with already impressive crowds. Something Ro…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/13

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! R…

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Saturday, April 11, 2015

MATILDA's Emma Howard World Premieres 'Fly High' Live At 54 Below by Pat Cerasaro

A delightful world premiere by a MATILDA standout

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Photo Coverage: MATILDA Cast Celebrates Two Naughty Years on Broadway! by Walter McBride

Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda the Musical is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl Charlie and the Chocolate Factory…

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Friday, April 10, 2015

MATILDA Unveils Spirited & Shiny New #WhenIGrowUp Music Video Promo by Pat Cerasaro

MATILDA shines in happy new music video

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20 Questions in 2 Minutes with Matilda Favorite Lesli Margherita

Matilda star Lesli Margherita is in a race against the clock to answer 20 questions in 2 minutes.

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Photo Call: Matilda Turns Two! “Naughty” Musical Celebrates 2nd Anniversary on Broadway by Matthew Blank

Matilda The Musical celebrated its 2nd anniversary on Broadway April 9. The cast celebrated with cotton candy and an onstage celebration.

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Happy Birthday, Matilda! The Cast of the Hit Musical Celebrates Two Years on Broadway by Lindsay Champion

The maggots had a sweet treat on April 9! The cast of the hit musical celebrated a very important milestone: Matilda’s second Broadway birthday. The adaptation Roald Dahl’s belov…

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Photo Flash: Broadway's Matilda Celebrates Its Second Anniversary With a Cotton Candy Party

The musical officially opened at the Shubert Theatre on April 11, 2013.

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Afternoon Report, Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway RT @queengreen618:MATILDA’s new spot. Recognize anyone? Yourself, maybe? • • • RT @nytimestheat…

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Matilda Broadway - #WhenIGrowUp by Matilda The Musical Broadway

Matilda Broadway - #WhenIGrowUp We inspire pure joy, unadulterated bliss and a jolt of energy that stays with you, even after you've left the theater. Our new TV campaign celebrates tha…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Child Performers From Matilda, King and I, Zhivago, Finding Neverland and Kinky Boots Will Sing For by Michael Gioia

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

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Broadway Grosses: The Audience Maintains Regal Presence Over Easter Weekend; Kid-Friendly Hits Celebrate Boost by Ryan McPhee

While the Queen celebrated Easter in the traditional fashion this weekend, the Queen of Broadway celebrated in her own way. The Audience, starring Dame Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, br…

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Groundhog Day musical: Tim Minchin to write lyrics with Matilda collaborators also attached

The highly anticipated musical version to Groundhog Day has finally been confirmed for Broadway after over a year of rumours.

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InDepth InterView: Michael Mott - Part 2: Inside Look at THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS HOW At 54 Below & MOB WIFE, FAUSTUS, Etc. by Pat Cerasaro

One of the most idiosyncratic and undeniably gifted composers and lyricists to emerge this century, Michael Mott has taken the theatre world by storm with his absolutely spectacular collecti…

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Sunday, April 5, 2015

The Man They Call the Banjo: Full production premières by Jeannette Delamoir

The Man They Call the Banjo, a musical play about the writing of Waltzing Matilda, will première as a full-fledged production on April 17 and 18 at Mt Rothwell in Victoria. The play’s pre…

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Friday, April 3, 2015

Tim Minchin will head back to Broadway in 2017 with Groundhog Day by Cassie Tongue

His celebrated success Matilda the Musical is still running on The West End and on Broadway, and it will finally open in Australia at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre later this year, but our …

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‘Groundhog Day’ Musical Set for Broadway in 2017 by Dcontray

A musical version of Groundhog Day, the smash-hit 1993 film comedy, will be coming to Broadway with previews beginning Jan. 23, 2017 and a opening set for March 9th. A theater has not yet be…

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Tim Minchin’s Groundhog Day Musical Sets Broadway Dates by Michael Gioia, Robert Viagas

Groundhog Day, the new musical from Olivier Award-winning Matilda songwriter Tim Minchin and Danny Rubin — based on the 1993 Harold Ramis film of the same name — has …

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Tim Minchin's Groundhog Day musical confirmed for 2017 by Guardian Staff

Stage show based on the Bill Murray comedy will hit Broadway, created by the team behind MatildaYou may feel you’ve read this news before but no, you’re not stuck in a time loop like the…

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Theater News: New Stage Musical Version of Bill Murray Film Groundhog Day Sets Broadway Dates

Matilda The Musical collaborators Tim Minchin and Matthew Warchus reunite for this entry into the 2016-17 Broadway season.

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‘Groundhog Day’ Musical Hits Broadway in 2017

“Groundhog Day,” the hit 1993 Columbia Pictures comedy, will poke its head up on Broadway in spring 2017, bowing in a new musical version from the creators of current Broadway d…

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'Groundhog Day' Musical Sets 2017 Broadway Bow by David Rooney

The new collaboration between 'Matilda' composer Tim Minchin and director Matthew Warchus was adapted by screenwriter Danny Rubin from the evergreen 1993 Bill Murray comedy.read more

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ArtsBeat: It’ll Be ‘Groundhog Day’ on Broadway for ‘Matilda’ Team by Michael Paulson

Producers for a musical adaptation of the 1993 film starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell announced a 2017 opening date on Broadway.

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