Thursday, June 22, 2017

Jim Steinman Revs Up ‘Bat Out of Hell’ With Crazy Plot, Feelgood Hit Machine by Mark Beech

“Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell – The Musical” takes one of the most revved-up albums of all time to a new even-faster, over-the-top, feelgood, sexy, gasoline-infused high. The loud …

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Constantine Maroulis returns to an old favorite in Muny's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' by Kevin C. Johnson • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The former "American Idol" singer and "Rock of Ages" Broadway performer plays Judas in the musical.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

BWW Interview: Simon Lipkin Talks THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Marianka Swain

Simon Lipkin's numerous credits include Avenue Q, Rock of Ages, The LoraxandGuys and Dolls.He's currently starring as Rat in a new musical version of The Wind in the Willows, which begins it…

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Odds & Ends: Kathryn Gallagher ‘Entirely Excited’ to Sing with Her Dad Peter Gallagher in New Cabaret & More by

Kathryn Gallagher’s New Cabaret to Feature Super-Special Guest Appearance Kathryn Gallagher, who appeared in the 2015 Deaf West revival of Spring Awakening, will play cabaret venue Fei…

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

VIDEO: WICKED Star Oliver Thompsett Talks 'The Sound of Musicals' with Neil Sean by BroadwayWorld

Oliver Thompsett has played host of leading roles in the West End. Sky Masterson in Guys amp Dolls, Galileo in We Will Rock You, Drew in the OLC Rock of Ages, Fiyero in Wicked.

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Friday, April 7, 2017

VIDEO: On This Day, April 7- ROCK OF AGES Hits Broadway with Its Best Shot by Stage Tube

On this day in 2009. Rock of Ages enjoyed a heavy metal Broadway opening at the Brooks Atkinson Theater.

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Review: ‘Rock of Ages’ at Reston Community Players by Patrick (pj) McMahon

Here’s something I bet you never wanted to think about again: the ‘80s and your hairstyle. Good. Now that I’ve unlocked a horror all too unimaginable, let’s revisit a sexier time in …

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Back on the Boards! Tony Nominee Will Swenson to Join Sara Bareilles in Waitress by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony nominee Will Swenson is set to join the cast of Waitress on March 31. He joins the sweet-as-pie musical as the evil (spoiler!) Earl, Jenna's husband. Earl is currently played by Wil…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Stars of BRIGHT STAR, WICKED and More Take Part in New Play Reading Podcast 'AT THE TABLE' by BroadwayWorld

At The Table A Play Reading Series has released its three February episodes. Episodes 4 and 5 are now available and feature the full-length play Troop 54 by Justin Colombo Kinky Boots Nation…

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Monday, February 20, 2017

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Puts the Spotlight on Whole Artist Management by Ben Cameron

The Broadway community is nothing if not a family. I was honored recently to welcome my family, my WAMFAM to Broadway Sessions. WAM Whole Artist Management. Spearheaded by Rich Martino and M…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Rock of Ages’ at Milburn Stone Theatre by Barry Kramer

As a child of the 1980s, the soundtrack of Rock of Ages was the cornerstone of my initial musical education. The memories of excessive hair spray, guys wearing as much make up as the ladies,…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Alexandra Silber Enlists Santino Fontana & More for Book Celebration, Julia Murney Heads to Yale for Assassins & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Alexandra Silber Will Preview Her Fiddler Novel Alexandra Silber will tease her upcoming novel After Anatevka at Sympho…

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Warning: review quotes can be very misleading by Michael Hann

We see quotes from critics plastered all over adverts, posters and book jackets. But is their use always what it seems?The novelist Anthony Horowitz should not really have been surprised whe…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Review: ‘Rock of Ages’ at Eagle Theatre by Deb Miller

It’s back to the ‘80s at Hammonton’s Eagle Theatre, for an absolutely hilarious revisiting of the decade of big hair, tacky fashions, and bad-ass music–or just bad, if you’re n…

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Friday, January 13, 2017

2016 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards Winners Announced - ROCK OF AGES at Apollo Civic Theatre Big Winner! by BroadwayWorld

Votes are cast polls are closed and results have been tabulated This was our biggest year yet After a record number of voters in more than 75regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited …

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Broadway Couple Josh Young & Emily Padgett Are Engaged by Ryan McPhee

Broadway wedding bells….how sweet the sound. Tony nominee Josh Young and stage fave Emily Padgett are engaged. Young shared the news on Twitter with a stunning photo of the moment he …

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Sunday, December 25, 2016

BWW TV Exclusive: The Broadway Sessions All-Star Holiday Show by Ben Cameron

We here at Broadway Sessions went all out to celebrate this holiday season with our annual All Star Holiday Show Spectacular. Be prepared for kids, puppets, balloons, famous drag queens and …

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Monday, December 19, 2016
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Barrett Doss & More Will Join Andy Karl in Groundhog Day on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Citizens of Punxsutawney have been announced! Barrett Doss and more will appear alongside Andy Karl in Broadway's Groundhog Day. The much-buzzed about tuner is set to begin performan…

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Friday, December 9, 2016

2016 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Regional Awards Update - ROCK OF AGES Winning Best Musical! by BroadwayWorld

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and a…

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Thursday, November 17, 2016
Saturday, November 12, 2016

West End Star Simon Lipkin Joins the Cast of DISASTER! as Rehearsals Begin for London Production by BroadwayWorld

West End star Simon Lipkin Nathan Detroit alongside Rebel Wilson in Guys amp Dolls, the title role in The Lorax, Barlow the Dog in I Can't Sing, Lonny in Rock Of Ages, Trekkie Monster in Ave…

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Sunday, November 6, 2016

School of Rock by Elizabeth Wollman

School of Rock is charming and engaging and the kind of big, shiny Broadway musical you could totally bring your kids or your friends from out of town to. It's basically a stage renditi…

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Monday, October 31, 2016

BWW TV Exclusive: Reunited ROCK OF AGES Cast Members Slay at Broadway Sessions! by Ben Cameron

Things got real rocky at Broadway Sessions recently as cast members from multiple companies of Rock of Ages reunited to slay their favorite rock n' roll tunes ROA alums Tony LePage, Tess Alv…

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

ROCK OF AGES Reunion Takes Over Tonight's BROADWAY SESSIONS by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, October 20th, Broadway Sessions offers a double rockin' bill and will reunite cast members from multiple companies of Rock of Ages as well as view The Rocky Horror Picture Show on F…

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

ROCK OF AGES Reunion to Take Over This Week's BROADWAY SESSIONS by BroadwayWorld

This Thursday, October 20th, Broadway Sessions offers a double rockin' bill and will reunite cast members from multiple companies of Rock of Ages as well as view The Rocky Horror Picture Sho…

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Rock of Ages Will End Las Vegas Run by Michael Gioia

The final countdown is on for the Las Vegas production of the ’80s-themed musical.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

ROCK OF AGES Will Conclude Run in Las Vegas by BroadwayWorld

After rocking Sin City for four years,ROCK OF AGES, Las Vegas' most beloved big-haired musical, will belt out the power ballads and rock anthems of the 80s for the final time onJan. 1, 2017.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Constantine Maroulis Revisits His ROCK OF AGES Past at the Highline! by Stage Tube

Constantine Marouliswas live at the Highline Ballroom just last week toperform a mix of original material and tunes from the ROCK OF AGES songbook, as well as some rock 'n' roll classic jams…

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Constantine Maroulis and Alison Fraser Will Lead The Score's Podcast Recording of OUTLAWS by BroadwayWorld

Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis Rock of Ages, American Idol will lead a concert presentation of Outlaws presented as part of The Score Podcast.

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