Sunday, February 10, 2019

The Band's Visit Wins 2019 Grammy Award; Hugh Jackman Nabs First Grammy for The Greatest Showman by Lindsey Sullivan

It's already shaping up to be an awesome Grammy Awards! The Band's Visit cast recording took home the 2019 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album on February 10. The album beat out re…

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‘The Band’s Visit’ wins Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater album by Caitlin Huston

“The Band’s Visit” won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, the Recording Academy announced Sunday afternoon. The Tony Award-winning musical was in a category tha…

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The Band's Visit Cast Recording Wins 2019 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album by Ryan McPhee

The category also included My Fair Lady, Once On This Island, Carousel, and Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Broadway at the Grammys: Watch Songs from Best Musical Theater Album Nominees by New York Theater

Watch musical numbers from each of the nominees for the Grammy for best musical theater album of the year: The Band’s Visit, Carousel, Jesus Christ Superstar, My Fair Lady, and Once on…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

The Last Two Years Were The Biggest Of Camille A. Brown’s Career — And She Nearly Died. Twice. by Artsjournal1

“The outside eye saw the success of Once On This Island, Jesus Christ Superstar Live, ink [at the Kennedy Center], and my cover on Dance Magazine,” the dancer-choreographer write…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

New Ahrens & Flaherty Musical Knoxville Sets World Premiere at Asolo Rep by Andy Lefkowitz

Knoxville, a new musical from the songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, will make its world premiere at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, FL next year. Frank Galati, who…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

See Hailey Kilgore Make Her Debut at Feinstein's/54 Below by Nathan Skethway

The Tony-nominated Once On This Island star will play an encore performance April 17.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Day O! The Life of Harry Belafonte Is Coming to Broadway, Role of a Lifetime for Whoever Gets to Play Him by Roger Friedman

Day O! The life of the legendary Harry Belafonte is coming to Broadway. Ken Davenport, who produced “Once on this Island” and Categories: Featured Music Theater(Read more...)

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Ken Davenport Eager to Bring Harry Belafonte Story to Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Producer Ken Davenport Once on This Island, Spring Awakening has obtained the Broadway stage rights to the life story of the great American singer, songwriter, actor and activist, Harry Bela…

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Harry Belafonte Stage Rights Nabbed By ‘Once On This Island’ Broadway Producer by Greg Evans

Broadway producer Ken Davenport, whose revival of the Caribbean-themed Once on This Island took the top Tony Award in its category last year, has obtained the Broadway stage rights to the l…

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Harry Belafonte Life Story Bound For Broadway by Drew Shade

The Broadway stage rights for the life story of the 91-year-old great American singer, songwriter, actor and activist, Harry Belafonte, have been obtained by Broadway producer Ken Davenport…

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Take an Exclusive Look at The Ensemblists’ Glam Black History Month Tribute to Broadway Swings by Marc J. Franklin

Photographer Billy Bustamante showcases Broadway swings from Mean Girls, Waitress, Once On This Island, and more.

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Alex Newell & More Join The Scarlet Pimpernel Concert at Lincoln Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Manhattan Concert Productions' upcoming staging of the celebrated musical The Scarlet Pimpernel. The previously announced production, directed by Tony nominee Gab…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Camille A. Brown Is an Unstoppable New Voice in Broadway Dance—Here’s Why by Ruthie Fierberg

How the choreographic chameleon brings authenticity and excitement to Once On This Island, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Choir Boy, and more.

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Mean Girls & Cursed Child Casting Directors Among 2019 Artios Award Winners by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of Broadway casting directors were hat-tipped for their work at the 34th annual Artios Awards on January 31. The dual-coast ceremony was hosted by June Diane Raphael an…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND & DOGFIGHT Lead British Theatre Academy's 2019 Summer Season by BroadwayWorld

The British Theatre Academy is to return to Southwark Playhouse for a second summer season of shows.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part VI: The Americas by JK

With today's entry, we conclude our world tour with the final 10 musicals which all hail from the Western Hemisphere. This batch of classics covers hits, misses, masters of musical theater, …

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Newsies, Spring Awakening, A Chorus Line Announced for Theatre Under the Stars’ 2019–2020 Season by Andrew Gans

The season will also include the premiere of the new musical Pure Country, the national tour of Once On This Island, and more.

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Lea Salonga Reschedules Initial Human Heart Tour Dates Due to Broken Leg by Adam Hetrick

The Miss Saigon and Once On This Island star’s upcoming U.K. concerts have been postponed.

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Alex Newell to Play Paulette in Legally Blonde Concerts at Feinstein's/54 Below by Andy Lefkowitz

Alex Newell, the recent showstopping Asaka of Once on This Island, will offer up another drag-diva turn as Paulette in an upcoming concert presentation of the fan-favorite musical Legally Bl…

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Alex Newell, Dan DeLuca, Bobby Conte Thornton, and More Cast in 54 SINGS LEGALLY BLONDE by BroadwayWorld

Carrie St. Louis Kinky Boots, Wicked, Rock of Ages and Alex Newell Once on this Island and Glee lead a cast of Broadway favorites and newcomers as Elle Woods and Paulette in the first New Yo…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Lillias White Returns To The Green Room 42 For The Club's Second Birthday by BroadwayWorld

THE GREEN ROOM 42 Broadway's newest intimate concert venue will celebrate its second birthday with the return of Tony Award winner Lillias White with a Valentine's Day show on Thursday, Febr…

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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and More Announced For TUTS 2019-2020 Season by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Under The Stars today announced the six shows that will be offered in their 201920 season at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts A Chorus Line, Spring Awakening, Elf - The Music…

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Norm Lewis to Star in The Music Man at The Kennedy Center by Marshall W. Mabry Iv

Tony Award nominee and everyone’s favorite Oliva Pope love interest, Norm Lewis is headed back to the stage as Broadway’s favorite Conman. Last seen in Once on this Island, Lewis wi…

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Cracking the Code: Tony Winner Lillias White Shares Insight Into Her Characters From Dreamgirls, The Life, How to Succeed and Once On This Island

Tony winner Lillias White talks shares inside tips for actresses playing Effie, Asaka, Miss Jones & Sonja.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Terrence Mann, Karen Ziemba, Louise Pitre And More To Lead Ahrens & Flaherty's MARIE in Seattle by BroadwayWorld

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Ragtime, Once On This Islan…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Lea Salonga:“The Voice of Broadway” at Hong Kong Cultural Centre by Blouin Artinfo

Lea Salonga:“The Voice of Broadway,” will make the Chinese New celebrations even more special at the  Hong Kong Cultural Centre on February 8-9, 2019.HK Phil is elated to have Broad…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Once On This Island’s Hailey Kilgore Will Make Her Solo Concert Debut! by Marshall W. Mabry Iv

Tony & Grammy Nominee Hailey Kilgore will make her solo concert debut at Feinstein’s/54 Below this month! The Once On This Island star makes her debut following the closing of the To…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Paul Emile to Join Ethan Slater in Significant Other Reading at JCC in Manhattan by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming staged reading of Joshua Harmon's Significant Other, taking place at the Marlene Meyerson JCC in New York City. Paul Emile, an alum of Harmon's S…

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Paul-Emile Cendron to Join Ethan Slater in Significant Other Reading at JCC in Manhattan by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming staged reading of Joshua Harmon's Significant Other, taking place at the Marlene Meyerson JCC in New York City. Paul-Emile Cendron, an alum of Harmon…

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