Friday, November 1, 2019

Ariana DeBose to Play Alyssa Greene in The Prom Film by Andy Lefkowitz

We just want to dance with her! Ariana DeBose, the Tony-nominated star of Summer who will soon appear in the West Side Story film remake, has been cast in the role of Alyssa Greene in Ryan M…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Betty Buckley, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Will Perform at Dramatists Guild Foundation Gala

Today, the Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) announced critically acclaimed performers for its annual DGF Gala on Monday, November 4 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in NYC. Hosted by Emmy and Golde…

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Stephen Schwartz to Write Score for Bill Condon's Christmas Carol Musical Film Marley by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-nominated Wicked songwriter Stephen Schwartz has signed on as composer-lyricist of the new Disney movie Marley, a musical remake of A Christmas Carol. Bill Condon will write and direct …

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, October 23 - PIPPIN Brings its Magic To Broadway

On this day in 1972, Pippin opened on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre!

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Ashley Blanchet, Christopher Sieber, Dee Hoty Set for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Paper Mill by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for Paper Mill Playhouse's upcoming wintertime staging of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Paper Mill's Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee will direct th…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Watch Now: “Head Over Feet” from Jagged Little Pill by Broadway Direct

Listen to "Head Over Feet" ft. Celia Rose Gooding and Antonio Cipriano from Jagged Little Pill. Inspired by the themes and emotions of Alanis Morissette’s Grammy Award-winning album, Jagge…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Santino Fontana!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz about Judy Collins' 1967 album 'Wildflowers.' They also discuss Joni Mi…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Stephen Schwartz!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz about Judy Collins' 1967 album 'Wildflowers.' They also discuss Joni Mi…

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LaChanze & Andrea Martin to Join Campbell Scott in A Christmas Carol on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actresses LaChanze and Andrea Martin will return to Broadway this holiday season, taking on the roles of the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Past, respect…

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Call Answered: André Ward: Colman Domingo's "Dot" at People's Light Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

Ever since I saw André Ward in the Broadway production of Xanadu in 2007, I have been wanting to interview him for “Call Me Adam.” I’m thrilled our schedules have finally aligned! And…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

#TBT: Broadway Playbill: Getting Away With Murder: March 1996 by JK

Being the devout Stephen Sondheim fan that I am, there was no way I was going to miss a play that he wrote. Add George Furth - his co-playwright and book writer of Company - and there was…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Just a Kid On the Fly! Jake Levy to Join the National Tour of Anastasia by Ryan Gilbert

Welcome to your Petersburg! Rising theater star Jake Levy will assume the principal role of Dmitry in the North American tour Anastasia beginning October 8 in Los Angeles, CA. This will mark…

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Photo Flash: Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, and More Celebrate Alan Menken and THE REACH

On September 11, Alan Menken joined the Kennedy Center's festivities as a part of the 16­-day Opening Festival for The REACH. The legendary composer's music was celebrated in a free conce…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

"Baring It All with Call Me Adam" Podcast: Episode #5: Kyle Dean Massey by Adam Rothenberg

In this episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam I sit down with actor/singer Kyle Dean Massey. Kyle is best known for his Broadway roles in Wicked, Pippin, Next to Normal, and Xanadu as w…

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sasha Allen Joins For Colored Girls at Public Theater; Production Is Extended by Andy Lefkowitz

Powerhouse Broadway alum Sasha Allen has joined the company of the Public Theater's highly anticipated new staging of the late Ntozake Shange's groundbreaking work For Colored Girls Who Hav…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Sasha Allen Joins For Colored Girls at Public Theater; Production Receives Extension by Andy Lefkowitz

Powerhouse Broadway alum Sasha Allen has joined the company of the Public Theater's highly anticipated new staging of the late Ntozake Shange's groundbreaking work For Colored Girls Who Hav…

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

The Making of Jagged Little Pill by Broadway Direct

Inspired by the themes and emotions of Alanis Morissette’s Grammy Award-winning album, Jagged Little Pill is “a big-hearted musical that breaks the mold” (The New York Times), directed…

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Kyle Dean Massey Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below In September

Returning to Feinstein's/54 Below for his first New York solo concert in over two years, Kyle Dean Massey, star of Broadway's Wicked, Next to Normal, and Pippin, as well as the ABC series 'N…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Fall Openings: Are They Really That Bad? by JK

The Lightning Thief opens this fall Just over a year ago, when we had a spate of summer openings, I ran the numbers for long-running Broadway shows (HERE), and despite all three musicals tha…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Tony Yazbeck to Lead Starry Readings of New Musical Valentino & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Tony Yazbeck to Lead Starry Readings of New Musical Valentino Tony Yazbeck, the fancy-footed Tony nominee known for his turns in…

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Tony Yazbeck Will Lead Industry Readings of New Musical VALENTINO

Curtis Howard will present two private industry readings of VALENTINO, a new musical featuring a book and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen (No Way to Treat a Lady) and music by Howard Marren (Para…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Samy Nour Younes: Trans and Non-Binary Actors to Know by Angela Tricarico

Interview by Anna Altheide Samy Nour Younes (Photo by THEGINGER3BEARDMEN for The Ensemblist) …

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée & Ryan Vasquez to Star in World Premiere Musical The Wrong Man with MCC Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée and Ryan Vasquez have been selected to headline multi-platinum composer Ross Golan's new musical The Wrong Man, set to make its world premiere with…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Tamyra Gray, Edward Hibbert & More Join Hollywood Bowl's Starry Into the Woods by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl’s upcoming production of Into the Woods. The previously announced production, featuring direction and choreography by Tony nomi…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Call Answered: Cameron Burrill: "Bye Bye Birdie" at New Paradigm Theatre Company by Adam Rothenberg

This August, New Paradigm Theatre Company in Connecticut is presenting one of the most beloved musicals of our time, Bye Bye Birdie. In an American Idol-type search, New Paradigm Theatre Com…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Criss Angel, World-Renowned Illusionist, Begins Broadway Run at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Celebrated magician Criss Angel takes the stage of the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre beginning on July 2 as part of the In Residence on Broadway series. Appearing on the heels of an acclaimed West C…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Conference Call: Michael Garin & Mardie Millit: "Michael & Mardie...And Other Delights" at Urban Stages by Adam Rothenberg

After reading Michael Garin & Mardie Millit’s bio on their website, I couldn’t resist accepting the opportunity to interview them! Their bio is one of the more fun bios I have read: …

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

#TBT: Playbill: Pippin: April 2013 by JK

One of the greatest thrills of seeing live theater is when you see a favorite work in a whole new light. Such is the case with the 2013 revival of Pippin, which completely blew me away. Ther…

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

6 Behind-the-Scenes Documents From Broadway’s Original Pippin by Doug Reside

Production notes, lighting plots, and design inspiration for Bob Fosse and Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin.

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Hollywood Bowl's Into the Woods Adds Sutton Foster, Hailey Kilgore, Skylar Astin & Cheyenne Jackson by Andy Lefkowitz

An A-list group of stage stars have joined the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Into the Woods. The previously announced production, featuring direction and choreography by Tony nomi…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Roger O. Hirson, Tony-Nominated Book Writer of PIPPIN, Has Died at 93 by Stephanie Wild

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Roger O. Hirson, the book writer for the Broadway musical Pippin. Hirson was 93 when he died in his home in Manhattan on May 27, according …

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