Friday, July 22, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/22/16- Alan Menken by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Alan Menken For Disney, Menken has scored The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and Pocahontas, each of which won him two Academy Awards. He also composed the sco…

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Chad Kimball, Jenn Colella & More to Appear in Come From Away on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We now have casting for the much-buzzed about Broadway-bound Come From Away. Great White Way favorites Chad Kimball, Jenn Colella and more will continue in their roles in the new musical whe…

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

A Divine Chat with Mother Superior: Mary Martello of Walnut Street Theatre’s ‘Sister Act’ by Henrik Eger

“I live my life as a flawed character” Mary Martello started performing at the age of seven and “has continued through four kids and fifty years.” She began in Michigan (where she t…

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Landi Oshinowo: ‘I’ve learned my craft on the job’ by David Hutchison

After roles in hit West End shows Shrek and Sister Act, the actor talks to David Hutchison about leading a musical revival

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Saturday, July 9, 2016

Photo Flash: First Look at I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD at Jermyn Street by BroadwayWorld

West End stars Landi Oshinowo Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act and Nicolas Colicos Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act lead the cast of the first UK revival of I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON TH…

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A Next to Normal Sister Act, A Mysterious Lesli Margherita & More to Look Out for at NYMF 2016 by Ryan McPhee

The thirteenth annual New York Musical Festival officially starts on July 11, kicking off a month of workshop productions, developmental readings and concerts of shows to look out for. Sever…

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Landi Oshinowo and Nicolas Colicos Star in I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD Begins Tonight at Jermyn Street by BroadwayWorld

West End stars Landi Oshinowo Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act and Nicolas Colicos Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act lead the cast of the first UK revival of I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON TH…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Breaking News: Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton & Caroline O'Connor Will Reprise Roles in ANASTASIA on Broadway; Opens in April at the B by BroadwayWorld

Producers Stage Entertainment USA, Bill Taylor Sister Act, Rocky and Tom Kirdahy Productions It's Only A Play, The Visit announce today the new musical, Anastasia, will open on Broadway on A…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Jenn Colella, Chad Kimball, Kendra Kassebaum & More Will Lead Broadway-Bound COME FROM AWAY at Ford's Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Ford's Theatre Society today announced the Ford's Theatre cast for the new musical Come From Away, directed by Christopher Ashley. The production features Geno Carr Old Globe's Allegiance, J…

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

State of the Tony Race: Can Cynthia Erivo of “The Color Purple” Break a “Hamilton” Sweep? by Patrick Pacheco

Tony voters like to make history. They did so in 2001 when they garlanded “The Producers” with a record-breaking twelve awards. They did so again in 2014 when they gave a sixth Tony Awar…

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Watch Tony Nominee Cynthia Erivo & The Color Purple Cast Perform 'Miss Celie's Pants' by Lindsey Sullivan

That woman's a wiz with the sewing machine—and the audience! The Color Purple Tony nominee Cynthia Erivo appeared on The View on June 2; before performing with the vibrant cast, th…

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Theatre News: Further casting announced for Sister Act

The Leicester Curve's new production of Sister Act opens at the end of July and then tours the UK

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Joanna Francis, Jon Robyns, Karen Mann and More Join SISTER ACT UK Tour; Opens at Curve, July 30 by BroadwayWorld

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedySISTER ACT, directed and choreographed byCraig Revel Horwoodand ope…

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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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