Monday, December 10, 2018

Pretty Woman: The Musical Cast Album to Be Released on Special 2-LP Red Vinyl Edition by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready to listen to Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance's first musical-theater score on a fancy pair of records! A special 2-LP red vinyl edition of the cast album to Pretty Woman: The Musi…

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PRETTY WOMAN Will Release Cast Recording on Vinyl by BroadwayWorld

Pretty Woman the Musical is continuing to break box office records at the Nederlander Theatre.It was just announced that Atlantic Records will release PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL ORIGINAL BROAD…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman Still Going Strong at Start of Holiday Season by

The acclaimed musical adaptation of the smash 1990 film Pretty Woman might have opened at the kickoff of the fall season, but despite a slew of additional new musical productions having debu…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Samantha Barks, Andy Karl & the Cast of Pretty Woman Celebrate 100 Broadway Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

The company of Pretty Woman: The Musical, including stars Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Orfeh, Eric Anderson, director Jerry Mitchell, songwriter Jim Vallance and more, celebrated 100 Broadway …

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Chicago's Oriental Theatre is getting a new name by Chris Jones

After 92 years, the name of the Oriental Theatre is going to disappear. Early next year, the venerable, historic venue built in Chicago at 24 W. Randolph St. in 1926 on the site of the Iroqu…

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Broadway in Chicago’s Oriental Theatre Will Be Renamed James M. Nederlander Theatre by Andrew Gans

The late Mr. Nederlander was the founder of Broadway in Chicago.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Cher Musical, Elton John, Ferryman by Mark Beech

New York has another musical biography in town. “The Cher Show” is starting previews. Three actresses portray the star in a sequined spectacular that follows jukebox tributes to the like…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Ferryman” Opens to Raves; Cher Musical on Way by Mark Beech

“The Ferryman” has just opened on Broadway to rave reviews. The Jez Butterworth play is the biggest highlight of New York’s performing-arts scene this week. It won unanimous five-star …

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Daniel Radcliffe, Justin Timberlake, Fringe Festival by Mark Beech

Daniel Radcliffe stars in “The Lifespan of a Fact,” which has just opened. It is one of the highlights of performing arts in New York this week. Justin Timberlake is at Madison Square Ga…

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Elton John to “American Son” by Mark Beech

As debate continues on the slogan “Make America Great Again” – with plenty of people on both sides of the debate saying the U.S. is already great and could be greater – a raft of new…

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Eagles, “Girl From the North Country” by Mark Beech

From The Eagles and Eric Clapton to the New York International Fringe Festival, there is plenty of choice among performing-arts shows in the Big Apple this week.New Yorkers can also catch pr…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Photo Coverage: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE Cast Throws A Party at Bond 45 by Walter McBride

Wheelhouse Theater Company will stage a special return engagement of Kurt Vonnegut's rarely produced play HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE October 18th - November 29th at The Duke on 42nd Street, …

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

BWW Album Review: From Hollywood Boulevard To The Beverly Wilshire, There Is Something About PRETTY WOMAN Cast Recording by Tori Hartshorn

Get ready for movie night on Broadway The latest flick to get the Broadway treatment is the 1990 hit rom-com PRETTY WOMAN. The musical is shaping up to be popular at the box office, seems to…

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Fringe Festival, King Kong, Eric Clapton by Mark Beech

The New York International Fringe Festival is back. North America’s largest event of its kind is a highlight of performing arts in the Big Apple this week.Other shows include concerts by C…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Daniel Radcliffe to Last of the SummerStage by Mark Beech

Music still leads New York performing arts this week. Paul Simon follows his Madison Square Garden shows with one last big tour gig, at Corona Park, Flushing Meadows. Central Park SummerStag…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Six Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of Marin Mazzie by Caitlin Huston

Six Broadway theaters will dim their lights Wednesday evening to honor Marin Mazzie, who passed away Sept. 13 at the age of 57. The six theaters, the Al Hirschfeld, Broadhurst, Gershwin, Ge…

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Broadway Theaters to Dim Marquee Lights in Memory of Marin Mazzie by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced that several Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights in memory of three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie, who passed away at age 57 on Septe…

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Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Paul Simon Bows Out, David Byrne, “Heartbreak House” by Mark Beech

Music leads our choice of New York performing arts this week. Paul Simon is playing his last big shows in New York before retiring from touring, while David Byrne is returning to the Forest …

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Backstage at Pretty Woman with Samantha Barks, Episode 1: Welcome! by

Welcome to Pretty Woman star Samantha Barks' backstage vlog! In this episode, we meet stars and pets in the dressing rooms of the Nederlander Theatre.

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Pretty Woman to Launch Digital Lottery by Mark A. Robinson

Pretty Woman: The Musical, which recently-opened at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre, breaking a long-held box office record at the theatre, has announced that it will launch a digital lotte…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Ringo Starr to Last-Chance “Carousel” by Mark Beech

New York’s autumn theater season adds another two shows this week: “Girl From the North Country,” Conor McPherson’s play with Bob Dylan music, and pool-room saga “The Nap.” They …

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Pretty Woman: The Musical Star Samantha Barks Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented Broadway newcomer Samantha Barks, who is delighting audiences as Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman: The Musical, will lead's new vlog, Lady in Red, beginning on September…

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Step Inside Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre by Hannah Vine

Inside the Theatre, the photo feature series that documents Broadway’s historic playhouses, continues with the home of Pretty Woman: The Musical.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman: The Musical Remains a Record-Breaking Summer Hit by

Labor Day theatergoers couldn't get enough of Pretty Woman: The Musical, the new tuner that has been packing in crowds and breaking records since performances began in July. The stage mu…

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Major Play Debuts, Laura Pausini, Sun Ra, Hamilton by Mark Beech

This week, New York has two significant plays making their debuts: Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy “Bernhardt/Hamlet” and “The True,” Sharr White’s political satire.Meanwhile, music …

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Monday, August 27, 2018

‘Pretty Woman’ Hits Another Broadway Box Office High Note As ‘Hello Dolly’ Says Goodbye by Patrick Hipes

Pretty Woman: The Musical has set a house record at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre for the second time in three weeks, with its second week in originals scoring $1,115,332, the best ev…

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Grosses Analysis: Pretty Woman Continues Broadway Box-Office Climb by Ryan McPhee

The musical broke the Nederlander Theatre house record for a second time in the week ending August 26.

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Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman: The Musical Sets New House Record at Nederlander Theatre by

Just five weeks into its main-stem run, Pretty Woman: The Musical has yet again broken the box office record at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre, grossing $1,155,322.00 during this past we…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Revived “Band’s Visit,” Autumn Lookahead by Mark Beech

The new fall season looms in New York, with a lot to look forward to, including three shows that were big hits in London: “Girl From the North Country,” with Bob Dylan songs; Jez Butterw…

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Friday, August 24, 2018

“Pretty Woman The Musical” at the Nederlander Theatre by Richard Seff

Composers and lyricists have long been attracted to successful films as source material for adaptation into Broadway musicals. “Saturday Night Fever,” “Groundhog Day,” “Rocky,&…

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Pretty Woman: The Musical – If You Loved the Movie. . . by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell     I would like to continue saying, you’ll love this contemporary, somewhat updated stage version currently at the Nederlander Theatre. But, alas, …

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