Monday, May 22, 2017

Cher Bio-Musical Recruits Tony Winner Christopher Gattelli as Choreographer by Broadway.com

The in-the-works Cher bio-musical has added Christopher Gattelli to the creative team as choreographer, according to an Equity casting notice. Gattelli, a Tony winner for Newsies, is current…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Michael Fatica is happy to relive Groundhog Day (eight times a week) by Joy

From swinging in Newsies to portraying a graceful klutz in She Loves Me, Michael Fatica is happy to finally arrive in Punxsutawney.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Theater News: Davis Gaines Completes the Principal Cast of the Muny's Jay Armstrong Johnson-Led Newsies

The production's full design team has also been announced.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Newsies, Starring Jay Armstrong Johnson, Completes Muny Casting by Broadway.com

Broadway alum Davis Gaines will play Joseph Pulitzer, replacing the previously announced Jeff McCarthy, in the Muny's production of Newsies, starring Jay Armstrong Johnson as Jack Kelly,…

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Davis Gaines Will Play Joseph Pulitzer in NEWSIES at the Muny by BroadwayWorld

The Muny announced today that Davis Gaines will play the role of Joseph Pulitzer, rounding out the principal cast for Newsies, the seventh and final production of its 99th season. Design tea…

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Complete Casting Announced for The Muny’s Newsies, Starring Jay Armstrong Johnson by Andrew Gans

Davis Gaines will also be part of the cast of the Disney musical.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Broadway boredom: the worst screen-to-stage musicals ever by Noah Gittell

As singalong adaptations of Peaky Blinders and Fever Pitch threaten to hit the stage, what have been the most regrettable examples from the past?If you stroll down Broadway or the West End t…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Bandstand Frontman Corey Cott & His Wife Meghan Welcome First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Extra! Extra! Bandstand star Corey Cott and his wife, Meghan Woollard, welcomed a baby boy, Elliott Michael Cott, 8 lbs. 1 oz., on May 1. The couple married in January 2013. They met singing…

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Newsies Reunion! Bandstand's Corey Cott & Wicked's Kara Lindsay on The Catch-Up by Broadway.com

The former Newsies co-stars on putting their stamps on roles, being animals onstage and not remembering meeting for the first time.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

The time Harvey Fierstein was nearly ‘beaten and steamed’ before a show by Barbara Hoffman

“I was sort of born in the East Village,” says Harvey Fierstein, who actually hails from Brooklyn but came of age at La MaMa and other East Village haunts in the ’70s. Now, after 30 ye…

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Odds & Ends: Bebe Neuwirth & Patina Miller to Reveal Drama League Noms, Newsies Film Set for Digital Release & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Bebe Neuwirth & Patina Miller to Announce Drama League Noms Tony winners Bebe Neuwirth and Patina Miller are scheduled t…

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VIDEO: Newsies Forever! NEWSIES Movie Gets Digital Release Date by BroadwayWorld

Newsies forever, second to none Disney Theatrical Productions, along with former Newsies cast members Jack Sippel, Tommy Bracco, Iain Young, and Jordan Samuels, have just announced that the …

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The Filmed Production of Newsies Will Be Released Digitally and on Demand by Andrew Gans

The digital release will also include five mini-documentaries.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Seven Questions About Dear Evan Hansen, Connor Murphy, Newsies & More with Mike Faist

Mike Faist talks about becoming Connor Murphy, Dear Evan Hansen two-show-days, and Newsies.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Theater News: Jay Armstrong Johnson to Star in Newsies at the Muny

Fun Home's Beth Malone also returns to The Unsinkable Molly Brown for the theater's summer season.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Jay Armstrong Johnson to Lead Newsies, Emily Skinner in Little Mermaid & More Star-Packed Muny Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway stars galore are set to headline the Muny’s 99th season. Jay Armstrong Johnson, Constantine Maroulis, Emily Skinner, Bianca Marroquin and Ali Ewoldt are among the New Yor…

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Breaking News: Bianca Marroquin, Constantine Maroulis, Beth Malone, John Tartaglia & More Join the Muny's 99th Season! by BroadwayWorld

The Muny announced today 21 principal cast members for its 99th season. Full company casting will be announced throughout April. The 2017 Muny season opens with Jesus Christ Superstar follow…

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Jay Armstrong Johnson Will Star in Newsies at the Muny; Additional Casting Announced by Andrew Gans

Initial casting has been announced for the St. Louis venue’s season of seven musicals.

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Seize the Day! Look Back at Newsies on Broadway on Its 5th Anniversary by Hannah Vine

The Disney musical opened at the Nederlander Theatre March 29, 2012.

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seize the Day on Opening Night by Stage Tube

On this day in 2012, the cult hit film turned stage musical phenomenon,Newsies, based openedon Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Will Harvey Fierstein Appear as Ursula in Live-Action Little Mermaid? by Andy Lefkowitz

Little Mermaid composer Alan Menken, who is working on Disney’s planned live-action film version with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, has one wish. The Oscar and Tony wi…

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Alan Menken Wants Harvey Fierstein as Ursula in Live-Action Little Mermaid by Andy Lefkowitz

Original 1989 Little Mermaid composer Alan Menken, who is working on Disney’s planned live-action film version with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, has one wish. He shar…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

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

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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Thursday, March 9, 2017

How Did Anthony Rosenthal Book Newsies? by Playbill Staff

The young Falsettos star joins Tyler Mount for a game of trivia, to answer questions from fans and reveal how he got his start.

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Wicked's Kara Lindsay Talks Kissing Jeremy Jordan on the Big Screen in Newsies, Which Fiyero Is 'Too Cool' for Her & More by Broadway.com

Wicked's Kara Lindsay spills on what it's like go from growing up "painfully shy" to kissing Newsies co-star Jeremy Jordan on the big screen. Plus: she plays a leading…

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Welcome to Oz on the Road! Ginna Claire Mason Will Star as Glinda in the Wicked Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Look who's wonderful! Ginna Claire Mason, who's been the Glinda standby in Broadway's Wicked for the last year, will star as the Good Witch herself in the touring production of t…

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Broadwaysted Podcast Gets Swept Up with Original Newsie, Brendon Stimson by Broadwaysted

Extra, Extra--this week, the Broadwaysted crew sits down with our favorite broom lover, Broadway's Brendon Stimson We're pouring out varietals of whiskey and gIn as Brendon tells us about th…

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Seize the Day! Disney's NEWSIES Gets Encore Screening in Cinemas Today by BroadwayWorld

'Disney's Newsies The Broadway Musical' three-day cinema event broke ticketing records to become the highest-grossing Broadway event to date from Fathom Events. An estimated 210,250 people s…

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Friday, March 3, 2017

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