Sunday, January 26, 2020

Livin' It Up on Top! Hadestown Cast Album Wins 2020 Grammy Award by Andy Lefkowitz

The original cast recording of the Tony-winning musical Hadestown took home the 2020 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album on January 26. The album beat out the recordings of Ain't Too Prou…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

BroadwayWorld Launches Its 'Which Broadway Show Are You' Instagram Filter!

We're not a regular theatre site, we're a cool theatre site! Today BroadwayWorld is pleased to announce we've created an Instagram Story filter! Head over to our Instagram to try out the fil…

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5th Annual BroadwayCon Kicks Off January 24 With 3 Days of Broadway Fan Fever by Ruthie Fierberg

From show panels featuring Beetlejuice and Moulin Rouge! to interviews with Donna McKechnie to autograph signings, and more, don’t miss the ultimate behind-the-scenes convention.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

I Don't Want to Wait: Danny Burstein Returns to Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Six-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein, the standout star who took a leave from Moulin Rouge! The Musical last month to to repair a torn meniscus, returned to the show at the Al Hirschfeld The…

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Danny Burstein Returns to MOULIN ROUGE After Injury

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Danny Burstein has officially returned to the cast of Moulin Rouge! after a six-week medical leave of absence to repair a torn meniscus. Burstein plays…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Broadway Grosses: As Winter Sets In, Tina—The Tina Turner Musical Is Still a Hot Commodity by Broadway.com

The music of Tina Turner has been pulsing through the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre since Tina—The Tina Turner Musical began performances back in October. The bio-musical about the Queen of Rock '…

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Inside the Grammy Awards' Nominee Celebration With the Casts of Hadestown, Moulin Rouge!, and More by Marc J. Franklin

Ahead of the ceremony on January 26, the Broadway community came out to celebrate.

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VIDEO: Will MOULIN ROUGE's Aaron Tveit Get Stumped Playing Song Association?

Moulin Rouge star Aaron Tveit is putting his musical knowledge to the test with Elle's Song Association series. Which word will stump him? Watch below as he belts out U2, *NSYNC and a little…

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Friday, January 17, 2020

The Friday 5: 5 Broadway "Rain" Songs by JK

I was rifling through some things the other day, and came across a flyer for Ghost: The Musical and saw this picture. It reminded me of that show's song "Rain" and how much I enjoyed Caissie…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

BWW Interview: MOULIN ROUGE!'s Karli Dinardo & Reed Luplau Get Ready to Make it Rain for Australian Bushfire Relief

As the world watches the devastating wildfires unfold in Australia, everyone at Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway is heartbroken. The production's roots in Australia run deep: the film w…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Moulin Rouge! on Broadway supports Australian Bushfires by Gabi Bergman

It’s undeniable how strong of an Aussie connection Moulin Rouge! has. The film was helmed by Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin,

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

See Reeve Carney, Aaron Tveit, Ephraim Sykes & More Celebrate Their Grammy Noms by Broadway.com

Now this is one heck of a mixtape. On January 13, the Recording Academy New York hosted a celebration of the 62nd Annual Grammy nominations and the 61st Anniversary of the Recording Acade…

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BWW TV: Stars of MOULIN ROUGE! HADESTOWN & More Celebrate Grammy Nominations!

Last night in celebration of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY nominations and the 61st Anniversary of the Recording Academy New York Chapter, the Recording Academy New York hosted a special Nominee C…

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Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! to Present Benefit Concert for Australian Wildfire Relief by Ryan McPhee

The musical will also donate its proceeds from its performance on January 26 (Australia Day).

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MOULIN ROUGE! Will Donate Profits and Present MAKE IT RAIN RALLY to Benefit Australian Wildfire Relief Efforts

As the world watches the devastating wildfires unfold in Australia, everyone at Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway is heartbroken. The production's roots in Australia run deep: the film w…

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Broadway Grosses: Smash-Hit Freestyle Love Supreme Goes Out on a High Note by Broadway.com

The company of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Freestyle Love Supreme concluded its run in good spirits. The newly anointed Broadway hit packed the Booth Theatre to 101.60% capacity in its final week,…

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Moulin Rouge! Star Tam Mutu on Singing Rihanna Every Night and Getting Hissed at by Audiences by Diep Tran

Karen Olivo and Tam Mutu in "Moulin Rouge!" (Photo: Matt Murphy) Tam Mutu almost didn’t audition for Moulin Rouge! The Musical. The actor is making audiences love and hate him nightly …

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Tam Mutu of Moulin Rouge! by Broadway.com

Tam Mutu stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Moulin Rouge! and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Where are the Ensembles of Broadway This Season? by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady The 2019-2020 Broadway season looks…

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New Musical Sing Street, Based on Cult Film, to Bow on Broadway This Spring by Andy Lefkowitz

Sing Street is headed to the Great White Way. The new stage musical based on John Carney's Golden Globe-nominated film, currently making its world premiere at off-Broadway's New York Theatre…

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Broadway Grosses: Beetlejuice Breaks Winter Garden Box Office Record for Third Time by Broadway.com

Say it three times, indeed. The Tony-nominated musical Beetlejuice broke the Winter Garden Theatre's box office for the third time this week, grossing $1,435,799.00 in seven performances. De…

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This Week's #LiveatFive Guests Include Tam Mutu of Moulin Rouge!, LisaGay Hamilton of Mockingbird & More! by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway.com's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, where our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take question…

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Broadway Resolutions 2020 by JK

Happy 2020, theater fans and friends!Before I look ahead and make new resolutions, it might be a good idea to look back at the goals I set exactly one year ago today. Last time around, I set…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

2019 in Review: Mr. and Ms. Broadway 2019 by JK

As you know (we hope), each month we honor two people each month by naming them Mr. Broadway and Ms. Broadway. Now that we are at the end of another year, it is time to name two individuals …

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Friday, December 27, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Shows We Saw...Again by JK

I see and read on social media of fans who have seen their favorite shows dozens of times. I find myself both shaking my head (why don't they try and expand their horizons and see other show…

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

CD Review: Moulin Rouge!: The Musical by JK

From the minute Moulin Rouge!: The Musical started when we saw the pre-Broadway run in Boston last year, I knew I needed a cast recording. Of course, that desired was tempered by concerns …

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Monday, December 23, 2019

2019 in Review: The Best Songs & Numbers by JK

Over the past twelve months, we have heard and seen some magnificent singing and dancing on stages all around the East Coast. The gamut is pretty wide, too. Radical reinterpretations of clas…

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Saturday, December 21, 2019

2019 Wrap-Up: Broadway.com Picks the Best Shows of the Year by Broadway.com

We are privileged to see the abundance of Broadway offerings every year, so choosing five favorites out of dozens can be daunting. After much consideration, vote tallying and hardly any bick…

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Friday, December 20, 2019

“Beetlejuice” Has Been A Hit – What Its Surprise Closing Says About Today’s Broadway by Artsjournal

Broadway’s supply and demand for theatres is a far cry from the mid 1980s, when commercial theatre in New York in general seemed like it might be on the ropes. Hamilton, Moulin Rouge!, The…

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The Friday 5 Quiz: EXCEPTional Broadway 2019 by JK

A lot of things happened in 2019. It has been a crazy year pretty much any way you look at it, including the theater scene. This week's Friday 5 is about shows that opened on Broadway or we…

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