Friday, March 24, 2017

Ben Davis, Lesli Margherita and More to Sing '40s Tunes in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award Honoree Ben Davis Violet, A Little Night Music, La Boheme, Lesli Margherita Matilda, Dames at Sea, Kendrick Jones Shuffle Along, The Scottsboro Boys amp Drama Desk Award-nominee D…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Photo Flash: Laughing for a Great Cause! VILLAIN: DEBLANKS Hosts NYCLU Benefit with Kathleen Turner and More by BroadwayWorld

Audience-favorite Villain DeBlanks returned to Feinstein's54 Below with an all-star benefit,featuring Oscar and two-time Tony nominee KATHLEEN TURNER War of the Roses, Serial Mom, Olivier Aw…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Celebrate Stephen Sondheim's Birthday with a Medley from Lesli Margherita by Ryan McPhee

The Matilda favorite performed at the fourth annual Sondheimas concert.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Lesli Margherita Signs on for Starry VILLAIN: DEBLANKS ACLU Benefit by BroadwayWorld

Broadway funnywoman, Olivier-winner Lesli Margherita Matilda, Dames at Sea has joined an all-star cast in Villain DeBlanks.

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Watch Ben Platt, James Corden & More Perform This Delightfully Naughty Donald Trump Matilda Medley by Lindsey Sullivan

Sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty! On March 20, Tony winner and Late Late Show host James Corden enlisted Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt, Matilda and Groundhog Day music man Tim…

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Watch Donald The Musical: A Hilarious Parody of Matilda Starring Ben Platt, James Corden, and More by Ruthie Fierberg

Tim Minchin, as Donald Trump, spoofs “When I Grow Up” from Matilda The Musical.

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VIDEO: Ben Platt, Tim Minchin & James Corden Perform DONALD: THE MUSICAL! by BroadwayWorld

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, Tim Minchin, Ben Platt, Abigail Spencer and James Corden performeda parody of Matilda's 'When I Grow Up' playing the roles of Donald Trump, Sean Spicer, Kelly…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

The Royal Shakespeare Company Presents Fourth Relaxed Performance of MATILDA THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Following the sold-out success of the previous relaxed performances of Matilda The Musical, the Royal Shakespeare Company will present its fourth at the Cambridge Theatre on Sunday 11 June 2…

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Five Reasons to Binge on Julie’s Greenroom Right Now by Caitlyn Gallip

Lights, camera, action! In case you haven’t heard, Queen Julie Andrews has a new show on Netflix. Julie’s Greenroom teaches children of all ages (hello, 24-year-old me) about the…

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Matilda tops tours – but where are the other musicals? by David Brownlee

With the UK Theatre Touring Symposium coming up on March 23, I thought it would be a good time to explore some

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Groundhog Day Musical, Starring Andy Karl, Makes Its First Go-Round on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Turn off that alarm clock and head to Broadway's August Wilson Theatre, as the new musical Groundhog Day begins performances today. Opening night is set for April 17. Based on the 1993 …

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

You'll Want to Listen Again and Again! Groundhog Day Sets a Cast Album Release Date by

Good news for fans of new musicals! The cast album of Broadway's Groundhog Day will soon be available via Masterworks Broadway/Broadway Records. Pre-sales for the recording will begin Ma…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Feuding Broadway Musical Characters by

Are you watching Feud? Though it just premiered on March 5, we're already addicted to Ryan Murphy's latest anthological series on FX, and it's inspired our latest Culturalist Cha…

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

MATILDA and GROUNDHOG DAY's Tim Minchin Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below One Night Only by BroadwayWorld

Tim Minchin returns to Feinstein's54 Below for an intimate, solo show on Monday, March 6 at 930pm. Minchin is one of the planet's best-loved musical comedians, as well as an accomplished pia…

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Gossip: Matilda to embark on UK tour?

The RSC are advertising for a residential director to work on the project

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Lilian Hardy, Emma Moore & Éva-Marie Saffrey Join London's Matilda; Watch Them Learn Trapeze with Trunchbull by Lindsey Sullivan

Lilian Hardy, Emma Moore and Éva-Marie Saffrey are set to join Abbie Vena in London's Matilda beginning on March 14; as with other productions of the Tim Minchin-scored musical, t…

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MATILDA THE MUSICAL Welcomes Three New Matildas by BroadwayWorld

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multi award-winning production of Matilda The Musical has announced that Lilian Hardy, Emma Moore and Eva-Marie Saffrey will join Abbie Vena the title role of…

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Paul Alexander Nolan Set to Star in Broadway-Aimed Escape to Margaritaville's World Premiere by Lindsey Sullivan

Paul Alexander Nolan will sink his teeth into a starring role (and perhaps a cheeseburger in paradise?) in the Broadway-aimed Jimmy Buffett musical Escape to Margaritaville. T…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Best of Brisbane Theatre acknowledged at the 2016 Matilda Awards by Arts Review

Queensland Theatre has dominated the 2016 Matilda Awards to be Queensland’s most lauded company for the second year running, associated with eleven of the 16 category winners through fou…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The Stage Scholarships 2017: Sylvia Young Theatre School by Lisa Martland

It’s a pretty impressive roll call – School of Rock, Motown the Musical, Aladdin, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Matilda the

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Matildapalooza by Sandi Durell

by Matt Smith   “Even if you’re little, you can do a lot!” It’s the emblematic anthem we all know and love, which has become synonymous with Matilda ever since the musical first…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

'Rings' Star's Spine-Tingling Experience by Young Hollywood

'Rings' Star's Spine-Tingling Experience The YH Studio welcomes the lovely Matilda Lutz, who fills us in on her American film debut in 'Rings', the second sequel to the iconic 2002 horror mo…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Fantastic Mr Fox, Lyric, Hammersmith, London, review: It's not in the same league as Matilda and Charlie by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

The new production of 'Fantastic Mr Fox', about a clever fox who outwits three farmers, is the latest Roald Dahl story to be turned into a musical

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

"Dear Evan Hansen" Leads this Spring's Invasion of New Shows by New Show Makers by Broadway & Me

It's hard not to be won over by Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical that has made a triumphant transfer from Second Stage Theatre, where it played last spring, to Broadway's The Music Box thea…

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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

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

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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