Tuesday, March 24, 2020

'We're Going to Beat This Thing': Lea Salonga On Broadway's Lasting Resilience, From the AIDS Crisis to Now by Michael Appler

To Lea Salonga, the COVID-19 pandemic feels familiar. By the time Salonga made her Broadway debut in Miss Saigon (1991), earning a Tony Award, the AIDS crisis had already taken root on Bro…

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‘Miss Saigon’ won’t land in Toronto due to the COVID-19 outbreak by Debra Yeo - Toronto Star

North American tour of the Vietnam War musical that was to play here in May is cancelled due to the coronavirus.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

The Miss Saigon U.S. Tour Has Ended Its Run Early Due to the COVID-19 Crisis by Ryan Gilbert

Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis and the effect it has had on the theater industry in venues across the country, the producers of Miss Saigon announced that the North American tour h…

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Lea Salonga Postpones North American Tour Until the Fall by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning star of Miss Saigon and Once On This Island was scheduled to launch her tour April 3 in Honolulu.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Desi Oakley, Kara Lindsay, Tiffany Mann and More to Star in New Musical THE VALLEY in Concert at The Green Room 42

An all-Broadway cast will present new musical The Valley in concert starring Desi Oakley (Waitress, Chicago, Les Misérables, Wicked), Kara Lindsay (Wicked, Newsies, Beautiful), Tiffany Mann…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Baby One More Time: London Hit & Juliet Sets North American Premiere in Toronto by Andy Lefkowitz

& Juliet, a new musical which has been a hit with audiences in London's West End, has set a North American debut staging as part of the 2020-2021 season of Toronto's Mirvish Theatre. The…

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

From Miss Saigon to Once On This Island: Celebrate Lea Salonga on Stage by Hannah Vine

The Tony Award winner celebrates her birthday February 22.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

VIDEO: Lea Salonga Joins Rachelle Ann Go For A MISS SAIGON Duet

West End star Rachelle Ann Go and Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga made Manila concert goers' Valentines Day extra special during her Homecoming concert at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Resorts…

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Standing @ Zero: Jagged Little Pill's Kei Tsuruharatani by JK

The ensemble of Jagged Little Pill plays an enormous part in nearly every aspect of the story and staging. As a group, they are extraordinary, but they are just as wondrous individually. On…

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Watch Miss Saigon Tour Star Anthony Festa's Epic Performance of 'Why God Why' by Broadway.com

Anthony Festa is starring as Chris in the North American tour of Miss Saigon. Watch him perform "Why God Why" and see him in Miss Saigon when it comes to a city near you!

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Watch Miss Saigon Tour Leading Man Anthony Festa Perform His Gravity-Defying Rendition of 'Why God Why' by Lindsey Sullivan

Anthony Festa is leading the Miss Saigon national tour as Chris, an American G.I. who falls for Kim (played by Emily Bautista) during the Vietnam War. He showed off his powerful pipes when h…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Review: 'Miss Saigon' still stirs passions by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The tour based on the Tony-nominated 2017 revival is beautifully executed despite some trouble spots in the Vietnam War-era love story.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

'Miss Saigon' star says be ready to 'experience love in its truest form' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Emily Bautista, who plays title character Kim, traveled to Vietnam for a deep dive into the legacy of war represented in the musical.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Odds & Ends: Lea Salonga Announces North American & International Tour & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Lea Salonga Announces North American & International Tour Make plans now to see this Broadway legend on stage! Lea Salong…

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Friday, December 20, 2019

How a Trip to Vietnam Made Emily Bautista and Anthony Festa's Miss Saigon Performances More Authentic by Michael Appler

To prepare for their roles in the Miss Saigon national tour, leads Emily Bautista and Anthony Festa traveled through Vietnam together, as they told Broadway.com’s Ryan Lee Gilbert on #L…

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Emily Bautista and Anthony Festa of the Miss Saigon Tour by Broadway.com

Emily Bautista and Anthony Festa stop by Broadway.com HQ to chat about starring in the Miss Saigon national tour and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Norm Lewis & Faith Prince to Star in 42nd Street at Lyric Opera of Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veterans Norm Lewis and Faith Prince have signed on to headline a Chicago staging of the Tony-winning Harry Warren and Al Dubin musical 42nd Street. Tony nominee Stephen Mear will dir…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Lea Salonga, Alfie Boe, More Set for Do You Hear the People Sing? Concert Tour by Andrew Gans

The Australian concerts will celebrate the work of Les Misérables and Miss Saigon creators Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Celebrating the writers of Les Miserables, Miss Saigon and more by Peter J Snee

It is more than forty years since Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg first met and began a collaboration that would change the course of musical theatre history with their musicals L…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Watch Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Star Adam Roberts’ New Music Video, ’Glue’ by Andrew Gans

Roberts, currently starring in the national tour of Miss Saigon, recently released his debut single of the same name.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

REVIEW: A Chorus Line (Signature Theatre) by JK

Review of the Sunday, November 10, 2019 matinee at Signature Theatre, Arlington, Virginia. With Joshua Buscher, Zeke Edmonds, Adena Ershow, Samantha Marisol Gershman, Jeff Gorti, Ben Gunders…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

‘Miss Saigon’ opening night canceled in San Jose and here’s why by Jim Harrington

Nov. 12 performance of "Miss Saigon" at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts has been canceled. Here's what you need to know for refunds, etc.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Synchronicity in Action by Angela Tricarico

by Adam Roberts Adam Roberts …

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ryan McCartan & More Preview Upcoming Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below

Earlier today, Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed multi-platinum-selling recording artist, composer, lyricist, pianist, actress and Tony Award©-nominee Ann Hampton Callaway (Swing!) and Tony Awa…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Seeing Myself Onstage by Mo Brady

In light of the show’s focus on Asian-American representation, we asked the company of Soft Power when was the first time they saw themselves represented on stage. …

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Betty Buckley, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Will Perform at Dramatists Guild Foundation Gala

Today, the Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) announced critically acclaimed performers for its annual DGF Gala on Monday, November 4 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in NYC. Hosted by Emmy and Golde…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Odds & Ends: Colton Ryan Cast in Sara Bareilles & Jessie Nelson's Apple Music Series Little Voice & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Colton Ryan Cast in Sara Bareilles & Jessie Nelson's Apple Music Series Little Voice Apple Music has selected a talented …

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

#TBT: Playbill: Hello Again: March 1994 by JK

The 1993 and 1994 were two of my favorite years, on- and off-Broadway. Easily the best of the off-Broadway things I saw then was Hello Again the now well-known musical version of La Ronde, …

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Ashley Blanchet, Christopher Sieber, Dee Hoty Set for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Paper Mill by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for Paper Mill Playhouse's upcoming wintertime staging of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Paper Mill's Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee will direct th…

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