Thursday, March 22, 2018

Betsy Wolfe, Eddie Korbich & Sal Viviano Added To BROADWAY BY THE YEAR At Town Hall by BroadwayWorld

Betsy Wolfe Falsettos, Waitress, Eddie Korbich A Gentleman's Guide to Love amp Murder, The Drowsy Chaperone amp Sal Viviano The Full Monty, The Life have been added to Broadway by the Year a…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

What Went on Backstage at Hello, Dolly! & Other Takeaways from Dear Evan Hansen Star Taylor Trensch on Show People by

Taylor Trensch has been making a name for himself on the New York stage. From the off-Broadway revival of Rent to Broadway credits in Wicked, Matilda and The Curious Incident of the Dog in t…

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Tim Minchin's homecoming show: 'I will make you cry' by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

Hota, Gold CoastAustralia’s funniest national treasure utterly unafraid to take the piss out of everyoneFor his first proper concert on home soil in three years, Tim Minchin had two runnin…

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MATILDA's Sophia Gennusa Books Recurring Role on New NBC Pilot by Matt Smith

Even if you're little, you can do a lot indeedProving the popular MATILDA mantra to be true, Sophia Gennusa, one of the original breakout stars of the 2013 Broadway blockbuster, has booked a…

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Review: Review: Matilda (Leicester Curve and UK tour)

The West End musical hits the open road with a new UK tour

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Matilda the Musical review at Curve, Leicester – ‘still sublime’ by Mark Shenton

A West End fixture at the Cambridge Theatre, Matilda now embarks on its first UK national tour. It remains every bit as

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Top Shows on London’s Stage This Week: “The Inheritance” to Feeder by Mark Beech

The Royal Shakespeare Company is bringing its “Macbeth” to London later this year, with tickets on sale this month, we learned in the last few days. “Hamilton” and “The Ferryman”…

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Theatre News: Matilda UK tour extends with new dates and venues announced

Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly's musical will continue on into 2019

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The Royal Shakespeare Company Announces Six New Dates For The UK and Ireland Tour Of MATILDA THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced that the UK and Ireland Tour of Matilda The Musical will extend into 2019, touring to six more cities and accompanied by a specially devised educa…

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Top Shows on London’s Stage This Week: Rag’n’Bone Man to “Iolanthe” and “Jubilee” by Mark Beech

“Hamilton” and “The Ferryman” led the nominations for the Olivier Awards this week. The prizes, which are sometimes dubbed the London-stage Oscars, highlight the best of performing a…

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Monday, March 5, 2018

New Matildas win the lottery – and so could you by Robin Johnson

A new cast has been announced for Matilda The Musical and a brand new online ticket lottery which will give you the chance to buy Band A tickets for £25. The post New Matildas win the lotte…

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Friday, March 2, 2018

Mitchell Jarvis, Jay Klaitz, Paul Whitty, and Sawyer Nunes Lead Cast of GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER by BroadwayWorld

Gettin' The Band Back Together has announced that Mitchell Jarvis Rock of Ages, Fiddler on the Roof will lead the company as Mitch Papadopolous, along with Jay Klaitz Lend Me A Tenor, High F…

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Features: Matilda UK tour's Craige Els: a week in the life

There's a new Miss Trunchbull in town, and we get a backstage look at her week

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Theatre News: Matilda announces West End lottery with new children's cast unveiled

The show will have an online rolling lottery, with a new children's cast announced

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New Children's Cast and Online Lottery Announced For The Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

The Royal Shakespeare Company's West End production of Matilda The Musical has announced that Sara Munday and Olivia Wells will join Lily-Mae Evans and Savannah Read in the title role of Mat…

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Tony Yazbeck, Emily Skinner, Lesli Margherita & More Set for BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall by BroadwayWorld

Another all-star cast has been assembled for the second concert in this record-breaking 18th season of Town Hall's signature series,Broadway by the Year. After February's triumphant season o…

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Top Shows on London’s Stage This Week: Elbow, Oscar Wilde, Bob Dylan’s Songs by Mark Beech

As the British capital battles through its worst snowfall in years – and certainly its worst at the start of March in 50 years– the show must go on.Most events are going ahead and there …

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Waitress Welcomes Broadway Alum Ben Thompson as Earl by Andy Lefkowitz

Order up! Ben Thompson joins the company of the hit show Waitress on February 27. The Great White Way alum takes on the role of Earl, replacing Joe Tippett in the celebrated musical&nbs…

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Matilda’s Ben Thompson Joins Broadway’s Waitress February 27 by Andrew Gans

Thompson steps into the role of Earl.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Top Shows on London’s Stage This Week: Jeremy Irons, Bon Iver, Toyah Willcox by Mark Beech

All of life is here, and most of it is on stage. This week’s London performing arts include all types of music: Cara Dillon’s folky meditations, John Otway’s punky rock, Bon Iver’s g…

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Dennis Kelly on Girls and Boys: 'I was shocked Carey Mulligan did it' by Lyn Gardner

The Matilda playwright has written a shattering solo drama that he didn’t think his star would read. He talks about fear, masculinity and burying secrets“It’s a really, really tough pl…

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

WATCH: Across The Pond - @TimMinchin, @BenSPLATT & @abigailspencer join @JKCorden for Donald: The Musical parody of @MatildaMusical

It's no secret that Brit James Corden is a fan of musicals, but he stepped it up on his "Late Late Show", by inviting Tim Minchin, Ben Platt and Abigail Spencer onto his show for a special p…

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Monday, February 19, 2018

BWW TV Exclusive: Whole Artist Management Takes Over at Broadway Sessions! by Ben Cameron

We find all kinds of families when working in the theatre. Each new cast is a family. Well, it was my pleasure to welcome some of my very own family, my WAMFAM, to Broadway Sessions recently…

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Matilda writer Dennis Kelly calls for more gender-swapped casting in theatre by Giverny Masso

Playwright Dennis Kelly has championed the practice of gender-swapped casting in theatre, claiming it makes productions richer. Kelly, whose credits include Matilda

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Top Shows on London’s Stage This Week: Kendrick Lamar, Edinburgh Transfers by Mark Beech

London has a lot of bold plays opening that are transfers from Edinburgh. After “The Divide” with a short run at the Old Vic, we have “The B*easts” at the Bush Theatre and “Dust”…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

This week’s best theatre shows: our critics’ picks (February 13) by The Stage

Natasha Tripney Don’t Miss Girls and Boys – Royal Court, London Though best known to many for writing the book to Matilda

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Lesli Margherita Loves BroadwayCon by Serena

When it comes to BroadwayCon, no one is more enthusiastic than Broadway star, Lesli Margherita. Best known for her hilarious performance as Mrs. Wormwood in Matilda the Musical, Lesli is a t…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

WATCH: #PalladiumPicks - Tim Minchin's Matilda reminds us to be a little bit naughty

What's that!? It's Friday! FriYAY more like. And it's time for another #PalladiumPicks video! This Friday we're feeling naughty, so we thought what better way to get ourselves ready for the …

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Top Shows on London’s Stage This Week: From Alan Ayckbourn to Lady Gaga and Toyah by Mark Beech

Catch them while you can. Alan Ayckbourn’s latest epic drama “The Divide” is at the Old Vic; Lady Gaga is at The O2; Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO” is near the end of its spectacular r…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Taylor Trensch Officially Begins 'Waving Through a Window' in Dear Evan Hansen by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway veteran Taylor Trensch plays his first official performance in the title role of Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen on February 6. His debut in the show follows an unplanned…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Taylor Trensch Begins Dear Evan Hansen Run Earlier Than Planned by Andy Lefkowitz

Audiences at the Music Box Theatre got an unexpected treat on January 30 when the understudy board for Dear Evan Hansen read that the show's upcoming star Taylor Trensch would …

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