Tuesday, February 20, 2018

BWW TV Exclusive: Song Stories- Lynn Ahrens Explains How Mother Found Her Voice for RAGTIME's 'Back to Before' by BroadwayWorld TV

How did some of your favorite songs come to be BroadwayWorld is getting the story behind the song in exclusive interviews from your favorite Broadway composers. Below, watch as Lynn Ahrens, …

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Broadway Grosses: Audiences Strap on Their Kinky Boots to See Jake Shears & Kirstin Maldonado by Broadway.com

Theatergoers have been thrilled to experience a pair of Broadway debuts at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre since Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears and Grammy winner Kirstin Maldonado …

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LaChanze Embraces Her Diva Side in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by Paul Wontorek

The spring theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand new and revisited, are set to bow. Broadway.com's Spring Preview series ca…

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BWW Live Will Chat with ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Norm Lewis and Tamyra Grey This Friday! by BroadwayWorld

Do you have a burning question for Norm Lewis or Tamyra GrayOn Friday, February 23, 530pm EST BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with Once on This Island's newe…

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Monday, February 19, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - February 19th - SpongeBob and Latin History For Morons Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Spongebob 2.20, The Band's Visit 2.20, Once On this Island 1.95, School of Rock 1.64 and Dear Evan Hansen 1.06. The top growing current Broadwa…

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Friday, February 16, 2018

THE FRIDAY 5: 2018 Female Performances by JK

It's Friday, and it's time for the 5 things I'm thinking about going into the weekend!I'm seeing 11 shows between now and the first week of May (Chess on Sunday)! Over the last couple o…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

BWW TV Exclusive: Song Stories- Stephen Flaherty Explains the Origin of RAGTIME Anthem, 'Make Them Hear You' by BroadwayWorld TV

How did some of your favorite songs come to be BroadwayWorld is getting the story behind the song in exclusive interviews from your favorite Broadway composers. Below, watch as Stephen Flahe…

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YAEL SILVER- part of the team who produced ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ON BROADWAY- talks to BROADWAYSELECT about humanities and art. by Mary-Anne Wright

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is creating quite a stir on Broadway. I had the privilege of talking to the talented...Continue Reading The post YAEL SILVER- part of the team who produced ONCE ON THIS I…

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People You Should Know . . . THE SKIVVIES (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley) by Zack Calhoon

THE SKIVVIES are Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley, singer/actor/musicians performing stripped down arrangements of eclectic covers and eccentric originals. Not on…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Photo Coverage: Lea Salonga, John Leguizamo, Keegan-Michael Key & More Talk Broadway's Future at the Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable by Walter McBride

Earlier this month, Theatre Forward and UBShosted the 15th Annual Broadway Roundtable, moderated by Theatre Forward Executive DirectorBruce E. Whitacre. The exclusive luncheon explored the c…

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Jason Mraz's Final Week in Waitress Brings In Audiences by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Grammy winner Jason Mraz's final week really had the Waitress box office cooking as audiences headed to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to savor the last few performances of his Bro…

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Full Cast Announced for SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Full casting has been announced for SUMMER The Donna Summer Musical on Broadway and rehearsals begin today, February 12. As previously announced, the three actresses who will play the role o…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - February 12th - The Band's Visit and Latin History For Morons Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Spongebob 4.04, School of Rock 3.84, Once On this Island 3.43, The Band's Visit 2.47 and Dear Evan Hansen 1.23. The top growing current Broadwa…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

BWW TV: Some Say the Kid Critics Were in Awe of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND! by BroadwayWorld TV

We are continuing the series with Tai 11, Isabella 13, and Charles 10, who just stopped by the Circle in the Square Theatre to check out Once on This Island. Curious about what they thought …

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Watch Alex Newell & the Cast of Once On This Island's Super Fierce Performance of 'Mama Will Provide' by Lindsey Sullivan

The gods have heard our prayers! We're starting our Friday turn-up right, which basically means that we are watching Alex Newell, Hailey Kilgore and the cast of Once On This Island absol…

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Video Flash: Alex Newell and Hailey Kilgore Bring Once on This Island to Seth Meyers

Mama provided music from the popular Broadway musical on late-night TV.

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Watch Once on This Island’s Alex Newell Perform on Late Night With Seth Meyers by Ruthie Fierberg

If you haven’t heard the star sing “Mama Will Provide,” now’s your chance.

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THE FRIDAY 5: 2017-18 Theatrical ElementsCa by JK

This week, I thought I'd talk about the five (+ one honorable mention!) theatrical elements I'm most looking forward to this winter/spring of play-going.  And just like with the acting …

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VIDEO: The Cast of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Performs 'Mama Will Provide' on Late Night with Seth Meyers by Stage Tube

Mama provided The cast of Once on This Island appeared on last night's Late Night with Seth Meyers, where they performed'Mama Will Provide.' Watch the full performancebelow

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From Carnegie Hall to Miss Saigon and the Oscars, Tony Winner Lea Salonga’s 5 Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

The Once On This Island star, who has just released a new recording, reflects on her theatrical journey so far.

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Monday, February 5, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - February 5th - Parisian Woman and SpongeBob Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Spongebob 4.04, School of Rock 3.84, Once On this Island 3.43, The Band's Visit 2.47 and Dear Evan Hansen 1.23. The top growing current Broadwa…

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The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Legend, Lea Salonga by Theater People Podcast

On Monday, February 5 Theater People podcast welcomes Tony winner Lea Salonga. For the episode, Salonga Talks about taking on the role of Erzule, The Goddess of Love in Michael Arden's Broad…

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

Why They Tell the Story: Lynn Ahrens, Christy Altomare, and Hailey Kilgore at BroadwayCon 2018 by Erin Kahn

At BroadwayCon 2018, we got a special treat: a celebration of Broadway creative team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, featuring Ahrens herself alongside Christy Altomare (Anya in Anastasia)…

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Once On This Island’s Hailey Kilgore on Her Ariana Grande Obsession, Baking Dreams & Strong Sense of Self by Lindsey Sullivan

In some ways, Once On This Island star Hailey Kilgore is simple girl from Portland, Oregon, who worships Ariana Grande and loves (as fans know from her vlog) Kit Kats. As a lifelong the…

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Breaking: LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever Will Disco to Broadway in SUMMER! by BroadwayWorld

Three actresses who will play the role of Donna Summer in SUMMER Donna Summer Musical on Broadway have been announced. Playing the musical icon Donna Summer will be Tony Award winner LaChanz…

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Debut of the Month: Mama Has Provided! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Alex Newell by Caryn Robbins

Today, Alex Newell speaks with BWW about making his Broadway debut and explains why even in the bleakest of times, there's always hope for what the future can bring

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

BROADWAY OLYMPICS IV: SpongeBob SquarePants by JK

Last week, you awarded the gold, silver and bronze to the exciting cast of Once On This Island, and this week you'll venture under the sea to Bikini Bottom and the world of SpongeBob SquareP…

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Dance Over to Broadway's Once On This Island by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway audiences ventured to the island this past week! Once On This Island landed a spot in the top five by capacity, filling the Circle in the Square Theatre by 101.33%, similarly to reg…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 29th - SongeBob and Latin History for Morons Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Once On this Island 3.01, The Band's Visit 2.59, Spongebob 2.52, Hello, Dolly 2.48 and School of Rock 1.81. The top growing current Broadway pl…

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

VIDEO: Christy Altomare and Alex Newell Perform at Ahrens and Flaherty's BroadwayCon Panel by Stage Tube

Tony Award winners Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens have crafted two of Broadway's current hit musicals - Anastasia and Once on This Island. In this panel, Lynn Ahrens, Anastasia's Christy A…

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