Monday, October 17, 2016

Adam Chanler-Berat & More to Join Phillipa Soo in Broadway-Bound Amelie by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Broadway alum Adam Chanler-Berat (Peter and the Starcatcher) and more will join the previously announced Tony nominee Phillipa Soo in the musical adaptation of Amélie. The tuner is sc…

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Eric Petersen Will Replace Tony Nominee Alex Brightman in Broadway's School of Rock by

A new class has enrolled for the second year of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest Main Stem hit School of Rock—The Musical. From November 7, comedic actor Eric Petersen will assume th…

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at St. Mark’s Players by Amy Kotkin

When the cast of St. Mark‘s Players’ new production, Peter and the Starcatcher, charges out from behind deep red curtains for their opening scene, that is your cue. Stop right here and s…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

This Broadway Season, Christian Borle Is Taking the Lead(s) by Alexis Soloski

Mr. Borle, who won Tonys for his parts in “Peter and the Starcatcher” and “Something Rotten!,” soon stars in a “Falsettos” revival and as Willy Wonka on Broadway.

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Director Michael Grandage Is Invited Into the 1% With ‘Frozen, the Musical’ by Patrick Pacheco

From 2002 to 2012, director Michael Grandage was the head of London’s Donmar Warehouse. The position he inherited from Sam Mendes was long on prestige, artistic achievement, and honors. Bu…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Michael Grandage to direct Frozen on Broadway by Associated Press

The award-winning British director is set to take the reins of the stage adaptation of the blockbuster Disney movie, set to land on New York stage in 2018Some changes are coming in the kingd…

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Disney Mum On New Director, Designer For Broadway ‘Frozen’ by Jeremy Gerard

Disney Theatrical Productions declined this morning to confirm a report that Tony winner Michael Grandage (Red, Frost/Nixon) has been handed the reins to its Broadway adaptation of the block…

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Kaufman Music Center's BOUND FOR BROADWAY Musicals Announced by BroadwayWorld

Kaufman Music Center's annual showcase of some of the best new musicals headed to New York theaters will include shows by Academy Award Winner and 'Let It Go' songwriter KRISTEN ANDERSON-LOP…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Spotlight On...Dana Watkins by Michael Block

Name: Dana WatkinsHometown: New York CityEducation: Lycee Francais de New York, Stuyvesant High School, SUNY Purchase acting conservarorySelect Credits: Hallmark Hall of Fame's “Christmas …

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Lesli Margherita Gets New Husband: John Sanders Begins Performances in Broadway's Matilda by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Lesli Margherita, AKA Mrs. Wormwood, has a new hubby! John Sanders will join the Broadway production of Matilda on September 13 as Mr. Wormwood. He replaces Rick Holmes in the tuner, which i…

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Exclusive! Alex Timbers Talks Development of Moulin Rouge! Stage Adaptation by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously announced, freaked out over and constantly dreamcast in the offices, Moulin Rouge! is officially getting the Great White Way treatment! Based on Baz Luhrmann's…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Jon Hoche & More Tapped for Qui Nguyen's Vietgone Off-Broadway by

Jon Hoche (War Horse), Jennifer Ikeda (Top Girls), Raymond Lee (Farah Goes Bang), Samantha Quan (4 Wedding Planners) and Paco Tolson (Peter and the Starcatcher) have been enlisted for the Ne…

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Jennifer Blood & John Sanders Will Head to the Front of the Class in Broadway's Matilda by

Next stop, Broadway! Jennifer Blood and John Sanders will join the Broadway production of Matilda beginning September 6 and September 13, respectively. Blood takes over for Allison Case as M…

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T-Rex Masters Plan Broadway Invasion With ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ by Jeremy Gerard

Global Creatures, the outfit behind Walking With Dinosaurs — The Arena Spectacular, announced this morning that it’s signed up a top-rank duo of director Alex Timbers (Rocky …

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Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Moulin Rouge!’ to Be Adapted as a Broadway Musical by Amy Sapp

Moulin Rouge! fans, rejoice! As reported by the Broadway Briefing, CEO of Global Creatures Carmen Pavlovic has confirmed that Golden Globe-winning director Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody And…

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Monday, August 15, 2016

‘Frozen’ and ‘Harry Potter’: Behemoths on the Way to Broadway by Patrick Pacheco

One is already a dramatic blockbuster in London; the other is a musical blockbuster in the making. There are no sure bets in the theater, but the stage adaptations of “Harry Potter” and …

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Spotlight On...Ali Kennedy Scott by Michael Block

Name: Ali Kennedy ScottHometown: Sydney, AustraliaEducation: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (UK), SITI Company Conservatory, Sydney University (Economics)Favorite Credits: Gertrude Stein in …

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Katherine Bottoms Talks About The Manically Funny “Peter And The Starcatcher” by Cary Ginell

BY CARY GINELL Today we meet Katherine Bottoms, a young actress who we hope you will be able to see on stage some day before fame and fortune takes her away from us. Katherine was born in P…

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Monday, August 1, 2016

Newsies' Stephanie Styles & More Set for Jenny Rachel Weiner's Kingdom Come Off-Broadway by

Newsies tour alum Stephanie Styles and more have been tapped for the previously announced Kingdom Come off-Broadway. Directed by Kip Fagan and penned by Jenny Rachel Weiner, the world premie…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Review: ‘Tink!’ at the New York Musical Festival in NYC by Deb Miller

From Peter and The Starcatcher to Finding Neverland, the ever popular tale of Peter Pan continues to inspire original interpretations for the theater. A different take on J.M. Barrie’s bel…

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Will Chase, Josh Grisetti & Leslie Kritzer Begin Performances in Something Rotten! on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Will Chase, Josh Grisetti and Leslie Kritzer will be welcomed to the Renaissance on July 18! The trio join the cast of Something Rotten! as Shakespeare, Nigel Bottom and Bea, respectively. O…

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Review: The Story of the Girl with a Font Name by Michael Block

By Michael BlockEveryone's life is a story. Even the storytellers have a life story. In Will Coleman's whimsical Helvetica, presented by Rising Sun Performance Company, the story of a girl w…

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Interview: Celia Keenan-Bolger on Social Activism, Diversity, and Working with the New York Civil Liberties Union by Jose Solis

Besides being known for her astonishing acting chops and melodious singing voice, Celia Keenan-Bolger is one of Broadway’s strongest forces when it comes to social activism, which is why i…

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It's Valley of the Dolls' 50th Anniversary: Sparkle, Neely, Sparkle! by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoMoviesTheater & DanceNightlifenew york cityMichael MustoThis month marks the 50th anniversary of Jacqueline Susann’s sensational best seller The Valley of the Dolls, the o…

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Review: Peter and the Starcatcher

A magical, irresistible treat at Lyric Stage.

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Spotlight On...Emma Rosenthal by Michael Block

Name: Emma Rosenthal
Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ
Education: Northwestern University, BA in Theatre
Select Credits: Peter And The Starcatcher, Les Mis, West Side Story (Drury Lane Oakbrook)…

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Take the Lead in Broadway's Something Rotten! by Ryan McPhee

Look who Broadway’s welcoming to the Renaissance! Great White Way alums Josh Grisetti and Leslie Kritzer will join the cast of Something Rotten! as Nigel Bottom and Bea, respectively, …

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Fuse Theater Review: Peter Pan Prequel — A Little Too Heavy to Take Off by Arts Fuse Editor

At the Lyric Stage Company, Peter and the Starcatcher charms, but doesn’t quite take flight.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Philly Leaps into Today by HowlRound

By Aaron Hunt. Chicagoan Aaron Hunt visits Philadelphia and reflects on some of its theatrical offerings, including He Who Gets Slapped, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Nether, An Octoroon, a…

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Theater News: Peter and the Starcatcher land at Lyric Stage Company of Boston

The origins of the Boy Who Never Grew Up are revealed.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! Christian Borle's Most Eggcellent Roles, Ranked! by Lindsey Sullivan

Christian Borle is killin' it. Currently starring as the Bard in Something Rotten!, the Tony winner has two additional leading roles lined up for the 2016-2017 Broadway season. As previo…

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