Wednesday, July 18, 2018

LOGOS: Pretty Woman: The Musical by JK

Just last week, I lambasted Gettin' the Band Back Together for using a red/white/black combo logo - particularly when so many shows are currently using the same color combination for th…

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Hello, Doggy! See Stage Stars Snuggle Puppies & Kitties at Broadway Barks by Lindsey Sullivan

Your Monday just got so much better! Broadway Barks took place on July 14 in Shubert Alley. Bernadette Peters and the late Mary Tyler Moore founded the fundraiser, which benefits animal resc…

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Review: ‘Heathers the Musical’ by Wildwood Summer Theater by Andra Abramson

With book, music, and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy, Heathers the Musical is a faithful rock musical adaptation of the 1988 hit film Heathers, a dark comedy complete with a c…

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Foo Fighters to Tracy Letts by Mark Beech

Topping New York performing arts this week, the award-winning writer Tracy Letts is back with an experimental play, “Mary Page Marlowe,” off Broadway.The Foo Fighters, Billy Joel and Bec…

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Stars From MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and to Turn Out Today for Broadway Barks! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Barks returns in just a few weeks, and the lineup of stars in attendance has just been announced.

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

Photo Flash: The Plastics Have Doppelgangers and More Saturday Intermission Pics! by BroadwayWorld

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup This week, the la…

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Radiohead to Ice Factory Festival by Mark Beech

New York has many short summer drama festivals starting up soon, led by the Ice Factory. Music on offer in the Big Apple this week runs from Radiohead through to Michael Tilson Thomas. There…

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls Continues Fetch Streak, Angels in America Breaks Its Own Record by Caitlin Moynihan

Hit musical Mean Girls is having quite a summer. For the third week in a row, the Tina Fey-scripted musical has broken the box office record at the August Wilson Theatre by bringin…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Mean Girls and Angels in America Reach New Highs at Broadway Summer Box Office by Adam Hetrick

The Band’s Visit also continues its post-Tony Awards rebound at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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MEAN GIRLS Breaks Box Office Record For Third Consecutive Week by BroadwayWorld

The award-winning hit new Broadway musical Mean Girls has broken the August Wilson Theatre box office record for the third consecutive week, and fourth time overall. The musical grossed 1,59…

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Iceman,” Go-Go's and U2 by Mark Beech

It’s your last chance to see two acclaimed works on the New York stage. First there is Denzel Washington in “The Iceman Cometh” Then there is “Dance Nation”: Clare Barron’s excel…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Trends of the Season: Movie to Musical Stars by JK

Well, not yet, but maybe someday...Well, the idea of movies being turned into musicals goes way back (despite some people thinking this is a new trend), and, in fact all four nominees for Be…

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Stars From MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More to Attend Broadway Barks by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Barks returns in just a few weeks, and the lineup of stars in attendance has just been announced.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 #LiveatFive with Kate Rockwell of Mean Girls by

Kate Rockwell stops by HQ to chat about Mean Girls and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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VIDEO: Broadway Stars from HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, FUN HOME, THE BOOK OF MORMON, and More Sing 'We Are the World' by BroadwayWorld

Yael Silver, Robin Carus and Van Dean today released We Are The World, a music video featuring an all-star roster of theater artists and calling for healing and unity in the world today. Par…

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls, The Lion King Will Offer Special Performances to Benefit The Actors Fund by Andrew Gans

The companies of all three Broadway productions will donate their time to benefit the nonprofit organization.

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Lindsay Lohan in Speed-the-Plow: what the critics said by Chris Wiegand

According to the reviews, the ‘arrestingly husky’ Lohan has ‘genuine if unstable star presence’ and ‘breathless naivety’ in her West End debut• Speed-the-Plow: in pictures• W…

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Backstage at Mean Girls with Erika Henningsen, Episode 9: Bonus! by

She's ba-aack! Mean Girls star Erika Henningsen offers up a bonus episode of cut material from the hit musical comedy.

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Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls' Post-Tonys Box Office Numbers Are Totally Fetch by

Mean Girls might have walked away empty-handed on the night of the 2018 Tony Awards, but the new musical's enthusiastic Tony-night performance definitely made an impact on theatergo…

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Mean Girls Tee Boyich, David Peterson, and Butters by Told By Tee Boyich and David Peterson

Tee: I’m a standby in Mean Girls on BroadwayDavid: I own a bar called Bensons on the Lower East Side.Tee: “We decided that we wanted to get a dog a couple years ago and it took us a whil…

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Goodbye “Three Tall Women”; Hello U2 by Mark Beech

New York says goodbye to one of the most garlanded Broadway shows this week. The Tony-winning “Three Tall Women” comes to an end. Meanwhile, Manhattan welcomes U2 for a run of shows at M…

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The Friday 5: Broadway Merch I Don't Get by JK

Loyal readers know I'm a Broadway hoarder collector. I have collected an embarrassing amount of things over the years, from a HUGE window card collection to an even HUGER Play…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Odds & Ends: Ari'el Stachel, Kyle Selig & Heidi Blickenstaff to Present at 2018 Jimmy Awards & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Ari'el Stachel, Kyle Selig & Heidi Blickenstaff to Present at 2018 Jimmy Awards The Broadway League has announced…

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Get Schooled! Watch Maddie Baillio & More Perform the Mean Girls Anthem 'I'd Rather Be Me' by Lindsey Sullivan

Three-time Audience Choice Award winner Barrett Wilbert Weed's belty "I'd Rather Be Me" moment in Mean Girls is definitely a show highlight. The anthem has cap…

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Mean Girls’ Grey Henson and Barrett Wilbert Weed Bring a Real-Life Friendship to Janis and Damian by Mark Peikert

No labels. No lies. Just love—for both the actors and the characters in the hit musical.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

VIDEO: Watch HAIRSPRAY Vet Maddie Baillio Belt Out MEAN GIRLS Anthem! by Stage Tube

It seems like just yesterday that Maddie Baillio was waking up in Baltimore as Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray Live. Now she's joined forces withNaarai and Jada Banks-Mace to cover a new anthem …

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Where Do You Belong in the Mean Girls' Cafeteria? by Logan Culwell-Block

Are you a Plastic or a Mathlete? Find out where you belong at North Shore High School with our quiz!

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Monday, June 18, 2018

The Fans Have Spoken! Here Are the 10 Film Stars You Want to See in Their Movie's Broadway Adaptation by Lindsey Sullivan

Happy Monday, Broadway fans! Summer is in full swing, which means we'll be heading to movie theaters to cool off, catching outdoor movies under the stars and seeing screen-to-stage adapt…

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MEAN GIRLS Breaks August Wilson Theatre Box Office Record Again and Releases New Block Of Tickets by BroadwayWorld

The award-winning hit new Broadway musical Mean Girls, produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures, has once again broken the August Wilson Theatre bo…

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