Wednesday, May 23, 2018

BWW TV: From Classroom to Stage: Meet Tony Nominees Grey Henson & Jamie deRoy! by BroadwayWorld TV

Below, meet CMU alumni and 2018Tony nominees Grey Henson Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for Mean Girls and Jamie deRoy producer of Tony nominated showsAngels In America, T…

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Breaking Down the Once On This Island Revival Cast Album Track by Track by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty

Songwriters Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty take listeners into the creative process behind the score to their beloved Once On This Island, nominated for eight Tony Awards.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Merle Dandridge Sets Return Date to Broadway's Once On This Island by Andy Lefkowitz

Merle Dandridge, the power-voiced star who originated the role of Papa Ge in the Tony-nominated and Audience Choice Award-winning revival of Once On This Island, will return to …

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Merle Dandridge Sets Return Date to Broadway’s Once On This Island by Adam Hetrick

Dandridge created the role of Papa Ge in the Tony-nominated revival at Circle in the Square.

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Merle Dandridge to Return to ONCE ON THIS ISLAND for Limited Engagement by BroadwayWorld

The producers ofBroadway'sOnce On This Islandannounced today that Merle Dandridge will return to the Tony Nominated production for a limited time fromJune 18 - August 19.Current cast member …

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Broadway Grosses: As Tony Night Approaches, Once On This Island Packs the Circle in the Square Theatre by

Michael Arden's acclaimed revival of Ahrens & Flaherty's Once On This Island has plenty of reason to cheer. The recipient of eight Tony nominations and a pair of Broadw…

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The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Favorite Show-Stopping Numbers of the 2017-2018 Broadway Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Five, six, seven, eight! It's a new week, Broadway fans, and we're getting even closer to Broadway's biggest night. On Friday, we asked you to rank your favorite show-stopping mu…

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Summer, The Greatest Showman & More Win 2018 Chita Rivera Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Kick up your heels! Winners have been announced for the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards, honoring the best in dance during the 2017-2018 theater and film seasons. Winners include Summer: The Donna …

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Saturday, May 19, 2018
Friday, May 18, 2018

2018 Tony Nominees LaChanze and Hailey Kilgore on the Power of Ti Moune, Their Dream Pairing & More by Paul Wontorek

An unknown young star bursts onto the Broadway scene playing a headstrong island girl who risks it all for the love of a man in Once On This Island, breaking hearts with her unforgettable pe…

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The Show: LaChanze & Hailey Kilgore Talk Tonys, Their Once On This Island Roots & More by

Hang at a fab photo shoot with 2018 Tony nominees LaChanze and Hailey Kilgore

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Mean Girls Leads Audience Choice Award Winners; Ethan Slater, Hailey Kilgore Also Take Top Prizes by

Each year since 2000, has asked our readers to pick their favorites of the season in our annual Audience Choice Awards. The 2018 results are in! After receiving 12 …

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Ben Edelman to Receive Dorothy Loudon Award at Theatre World Awards by BroadwayWorld

It was announced today by The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors Dale Badway, President, and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation Lionel Larner, Executive Director, Ben Edelman Admissions will…

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Wicked Alums Ana Gasteyer & Megan Hilty to Join Lea Salonga in Annie at the Hollywood Bowl by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of stage greats are set to deliver the Tony-winning musical Annie in a three-performance Los Angeles run this summer. Ana Gasteyer and Tony nominee Megan Hilty, veterans of Broadway&#…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tony Award Predictions 2018 by Wendy Caster

LIZ: Were I to take awards seasons seriously, I’d join with the city’s professional theater critics in wringing my hands over the purported death of Broadway at the end of this weirdly i…

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See Hailey Kilgore, Jelani Alladin, and Ari’el Stachel Celebrate Broadway Debuts at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Hannah Vine

The young stars of Once On This Island, Frozen, SpongeBob, The Band’s Visit, and more took part in the one-night-only concert May 7.

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Once On This Island Seating Guide: Where to Sit for the In-the-Round Experience on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

Choose your seat based on the experience you want to have at the Tony-nominated Best Musical Revival.

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Nominated Best Musicals Reap the Benefits of Their New High-Profile Status by

A foursome of fresh musicals had reason to celebrate on May 1 when they landed a spot in the 2018 Best Musical category in advance of this year's Tony Awards. Each nominated show ha…

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Saturday, May 12, 2018
Friday, May 11, 2018

The Show: Once On This Island’s Isaac Powell Shows Off His Dressing Room Oasis by

You’re going to wig out when you see Once On This Island’s Isaac Powell share his five favorite things!

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Odds & Ends: Chilina Kennedy Set for World Premiere Musical by Hedwig Collaborators & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Chilina Kennedy Set for World Premiere Musical by Hedwig Collaborators Beautiful star Chilina Kennedy is among the newly an…

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The Friday 5: 5 Thoughts on the 2018 Tony Award Nominations by JK

Well, it's been a week and a half since the 2018 Tony Awards nominations were announced, and now that I've had some time to process this information (and see 3 more shows from the season), h…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Steven Hoggett to Receive Special Chita Rivera Award for His Work on Harry Potter & Angels by Andy Lefkowitz

Steven Hoggett, the Tony-nominated choreographer currently represented on Broadway by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Angels in America, will receive the inaugural Douglas and Ethel Wa…

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Breakout Stars Ushering in a New Golden Age on Broadway: Once On This Island Tony Nominee Hailey Kilgore

Check out this stylized photoshoot and Q&A with Once On This Island Tony-nominated star Hailey Kilgore.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Mr. Broadway May 2018: Wesley Taylor and Isaac Powell by JK

May is Celebrate Broadway Couples Month here! We already honored a pair of ladies of the stage, but today, we honor a real-life couple - one a former Mr. Broadway (September 2010) and the ot…

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Nominations Announced for 2018 Audience Choice Awards by

Nice work, readers! You've revealed the nominations for the 2018 Audience Choice Awards, the only theatrical award that honors the season's best as chosen b…

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Odds & Ends: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Announces Post-Show Dance Party & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Announces Post-Show Dance Party Now you won’t have to stop dancing after the curtain…

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The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards Nominees by Sandi Durell

     Nominees Include:   Yesenia Ayala (Carousel), Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera), Monica Bill Barnes (One Night Only), Anna Bass (One Night Only), Camille …

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Theatre World Award Honorees Announced! by Sandi Durell

The Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors (Dale Badway, President) has announced, today, the 2018 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Perfor…

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Bravo! Winners Announced for the 2018 Theatre World Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Theatre World Awards board of directors has announced the 2018 Theatre World Award honorees for outstanding Broadway or off-Broadway debut performance. The talented stars will be celebra…

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Lea Salonga to Exit Tony-Nominated Once On This Island; Darlesia Cearcy to Take Over as Erzulie by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Lea Salonga will play her final performance in the Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Once On This Island on June 24. Current cast member Darlesia Cearcy will replace Salonga in …

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