Friday, May 27, 2016

Review: ‘Sister Act’ at Walnut Street Theatre by Tim Dunleavy

Even if you haven’t seen the musical version of Sister Act, you might think you know what it’s going to be like. After all, it’s a musical based on a familiar hit movie. It’s about a…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Superstar Soprano Barbara Cook, Drag Diva Charles Busch & More Head to Feinstein's/54 Below by Ryan McPhee

June is (almost) bustin’ out all over, and Feinstein’s 54 Below is the place to be to catch bustin’ buds, rombin’ rivers and ev’ry little wheel that wheels besi…

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Monday, May 23, 2016

Xanadu the Musical – Hayes Theatre Co by Bec Caton

The 1980 romantic-fantasy film Xanadu was a box-office disaster that went on to garner a cult following (perhaps due to the soundtrack, featuring songs by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar). Xanad…

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Onstage and Backstage: Remembering Backstage Mishaps at Disaster! by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth reveals Disaster! shenanigans, and co-star Jennifer Simard remembers her accidental entrance at Sister Act.

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Onstage & Backstage: Remembering Backstage Mishaps at Disaster! by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth reveals Disaster! shenanigans, and co-star Jennifer Simard remembers her accidental entrance at Sister Act.

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Odds & Ends: Galavant Stage Adaptation in Development, Amber Riley's Dreamgirls Alternates Set & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Galavant Cancelled; Next Stop Broadway? Galavant, the fairytale musical comedy from the minds of Tony winner Alan Menken, G…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

FIRST LISTEN: Alexandra Burke in Sister Act by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producers of the new tour of Sister Act the musical have just released this great sneak preview track of Alexandra Burke singing Fabulous Baby. With original music by the leg…

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Interviews: Jay Armstrong Johnson on How Sister Act 2 Inspired His New Cabaret Show

The On the Town favorite explains how his love of the Whoopi Goldberg classic motivated him to embrace all forms of music.

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Jay Armstrong Johnson on Going from On the Town to On the Tube in Quantico by Broadway.com

Jay Armstrong Johnson on playing a super smart rocket scientist on Quantico, being inspired by Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit and being a "twink Daddy Warbucks" in his new cabaret…

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BWW TV Exclusive: CCM Students & Alumni Join Forces at BROADWAY SESSIONS! by Ben Cameron

Powerhouse theatre program CCM brought the legacy to Broadway Sessions last week. Let's face it, there's not a Broadway show running without a CCM alum up in there. The 2016 graduating class…

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Riverside’s Sister Act Has Slim Story But Visual Pizzazz by Bill Hirschman

When a theatrical production’s scenery, lighting and costumes get as much attention as the characters, chances are the story is a bit slim. You see that clearly with Riverside Theatre’s …

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Once Upon a December? Ahrens & Flaherty's New ANASTASIA Musical Will Journey to Broadway This Season by BroadwayWorld

Exciting news this afternoon - Stage Entertainment USA Sister Act, Rocky and Tom Kirdahy It's Only A Play, The Visit have announced they will produce the new musical ANASTASIA on Broadway du…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

We Want You Back: Chester Gregory & Several Motown Alums to Headline Musical’s Broadway Return by Ryan McPhee

We’ve heard through the grapevine that this cast knows what’s going on. A majority of the current national touring cast of Motown the Musical will head to the Great White Way whe…

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Enter to Win 2 Free Tickets to ‘Sister Act’ at Walnut Street Theatre by Guest Author

Get in on the act – the SISTER ACT – with DCMetroTheaterArts! DC Metro Theater Arts invites you to enter-to-win tickets to Broadway’s divine musical comedy, SISTER ACT at Waln…

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Sunday, April 3, 2016

Interview: Jennifer Simard on Her Breakthrough Role in ‘Disaster!’ on Broadway by Jose Solis

At first glance, Sister Mary Downy seems to be a combination of Helen Reddy’s character from Airport 1975 (the nun who infamously serenaded the character played by Linda Blair) and the out…

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Casting Complete for Riverside's Sister Act by Andrew Gans

The musical will begin performances at the Florida venue April 12.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Andrew Rannells & Patina Miller Will Announce 2016 Tony Award Nominations by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Recent Hamilton king Andrew Rannells and Tony winner Patina Miller have been enlisted to announce this year's Tony nominations! The event will take place on May 3 at 8.30 AM live from th…

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Mia Michaels & Douglas Carter Beane Enlisted for New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes by Broadway.com

Three-time Emmy winner Mia Michaels has been tapped to direct and choreograph the previously reported New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes. Douglas Carter Beane will pen th…

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Monday, March 7, 2016

Julie Atherton and Andy Coxon join Made In Ldn Line Up by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Julie Atheron (Avenue Q, Sister Act) and Andy Coxon (Les Miserables, Beautiful) will join the new monthly showcase for British Musical Theatre talent entitled made In Ldn pre…

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Saturday, March 5, 2016

Fabulous, Baby! Go Backstage With the Sisters of the Marriott Theatre's Sister Act by Matthew Blank

The renowned Chicago-area theatre is offering the beloved musical comedy. Two of the featured nuns take us behind the scenes!

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Ocala Civic Theatre Announces Auditions For SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL by Michael J. Roberts

Hallelujah! Open auditions for the musical Sister Act will be held Monday, March 28 and Tuesday, March 29 at 7:00 p.m. at Ocala Civic Theatre. After nightclub singer Deloris Van Cartier witn…

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Monday, February 29, 2016

BWW TV Exclusive: Cruise Down The Road to DISASTER! with Jennifer Simard & Baylee Litrell by BroadwayWorld TV

The Road to DISASTER continues with four-time Drama Desk and two-time Drama League nominee Jennifer Simard of Broadway's Sister Act, Shrek The Musical and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spell…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Review: Sister Act/Marriott Theatre by Mary Kroeck

If you’re coming to the show expecting a reenactment of Whoopi Goldberg and company’s feel-good film where a wayward woman finds God and changes her life as well as the lives of others i…

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Review: Sister Act (Marriott Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Sister Act will never be lauded as particularly profound, or even intelligent. It’s a goofy tale involving Vegas-style nuns. But by God, we’re going to come right out and say it: Sister…

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Highlights From Spirited Sister Act in Chicago

Stephanie Umoh (Deloris Van Cartier) and Hollis Resnik (Mother Superior) head the cast of the Marriott Theatre’s production of Sister Act. The Glenn Slater (lyrics), and Alan Menken (music…

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Highlights From Spirited Sister Act in Chicago

Stephanie Umoh (Deloris Van Cartier) and Hollis Resnik (Mother Superior) head the cast of the Marriott Theatre\u2019s production of Sister Act. The Glenn Slater (lyrics), and Alan Menken (mu…

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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Nigerian Production of SISTER ACT Set for Later This Year by Louisa Brady

According to Premium Times, the hit Broadway musical SISTER ACT will be performed in Nigeria later this year. The Nigerian productionis conceived by manufacturer and 'serial entrepreneur,' D…

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

‘Sister Act’ rises to heavenly fun at the Marriott by Hedy Weiss

Careening seamlessly between the goofily sublime and the utterly ridiculous, "Sister Act" is pure musical comedy "nunsense" - a show (like the 1992 film that inspired it) designed to supply …

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Review: 'Sister Act' all in the service of musical fun by Kerry Reid

Sisters are doing it for themselves — with a glitzy assist from an on-the-run disco queen wannabe — in Lincolnshire. And unless you've given up silly-but-soulful musicals for Lent, Marri…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Look Out: Disaster!’s Jennifer Simard is Broadway.com’s Next Vlogger by Ryan McPhee

This is not a test. We repeat: This is not a test. Disaster!’s Jennifer Simard will grab a camera as Broadway.com’s latest video blogger. Keep watch for Help! Backstage at Disast…

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