Friday, September 23, 2016

Rent & Anthony Rapp's Solo Show to Run Concurrently at London's St. James Theatre by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Christmas Bells! The Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning Rent is returning to London. Directed by Bruce Guthrie, the 20th anniversary production of Jonathan Larson’s tuner will play a limi…

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Tony Winner Michael Grandage Enlisted to Direct Broadway-Bound Frozen by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Michael Grandage has been tapped to helm the much-anticipated stage adaptation of Frozen. The New York Post reports that the Red Tony winner has boarded the production after a bit of a switc…

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Rent Star Anthony Rapp to Play London Season at St. James Theatre Studio by Mark Shenton

It coincides with a 20th anniversary revival of Rent playing in the St. James Theatre upstairs.

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Put on Your Sunday Clothes! Tickets Now Available for Hello, Dolly!, Starring Bette Midler by

Hello, dearies! Tickets are now on sale for the eagerly anticipated revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce. Helmed by four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks and chor…

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Gavin Creel, Kate Baldwin & More to Join Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Dancing! Two-time Tony nominee and Olivier winner Gavin Creel, Tony nominee Kate Baldwin and more have been tapped for the upcoming Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly!. Starring Bette Midler a…

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Goodbye to the Renaissance: Something Rotten!, Starring Rob McClure & Will Chase, Sets Broadway Closing Date by Imogen Lloyd Webber

It's finally proven too hard to be the Bard. Something Rotten!, the world premiere musical comedy about the musical comedy that started it all, is set to shutter on January 1, 2017. At t…

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Theater News: Something Rotten! Announces Broadway Closing Date

The musical about musicals will end its run at the St. James Theatre.

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‘Something Rotten!’ Sets Broadway Closing Date by Jeremy Gerard

Something Rotten!, a broad musical comedy that combined a Shakespeare-era story with a contemporary sensibility that appealed to some theatergoers but left others, including some critics, co…

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'Something Rotten!' to End Broadway Run by David Rooney

The irreverent musical comedy set in Shakespeare's time will close at the St. James Theatre in January, prior to launching its national tour in Boston that same month. read more

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

BWW Review: THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE, St James Theatre, 13 September 2016 by Debbie Gilpin

Following a critically acclaimed run earlier this year, Hershey Felder's The Pianist of Willesden Lane is playing again at the St. James Theatre for six weeks. To mark its return, a gala per…

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Monday, August 22, 2016

See Bonnie Raitt Visit Something Rotten! by Hannah Vine

Grammy Award-winning musician Bonnie Raitt stopped by the St. James Theatre and visited with the cast.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Something Rotten!'s Will Chase, Rob McClure & Cast Get Welcomed to the Renaissance with Ink by Lindsey Sullivan

We're flipping (omelette style, of course) about Something Rotten!'s newest cast members! Will Chase, Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer, Catherine Brunell and Rob McClure recently joined…

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Will Tony Winner Stephen Daldry Bring the Chill to Broadway as Frozen's New Director? by Ryan McPhee

After a creative team shakeup, Frozen might just receive a jolt of "electricity." Billy Elliot Tony winner Stephen Daldry is in talks to replace Alex Timbers as the director of the…

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Monday, August 8, 2016

BWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - The St. James Theatre by Jennifer Ashley Tepper

Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to give you a sneak peek of the new book, with a look at The St. James Theatre...

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Director Alex Timbers Exits Broadway-Bound Stage Adaptation of Frozen by Imogen Lloyd Webber has confirmed that director Alex Timbers and Disney Theatrical Productions have parted ways on the upcoming Broadway musical Frozen. No word yet if this will impact the timing o…

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Friday, July 29, 2016 Culturalist Challenge! Rank Your Top 10 ‘90s-Early 2000s Teen Flicks That Need the Broadway Treatment by Lindsey Sullivan

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Photo Flash: Will Power! First Look at Will Chase, Rob McClure and More in Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN! by BroadwayWorld

Something Rotten, the ten-time Tony Award-nominated smash hit musical comedy, recently welcomed four new cast members toBroadway's St. James Theatre 246 West 44th Street.Joining Rob McClure …

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‘Something Rotten’ Revisited at The St. James Theatre in NYC by Richard Seff

I first reviewed this unselfconsciously entertaining musical comedy at the beginning of its run in April 2015. I wanted to see it again to determine how it was holding up now that five of it…

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Exclusive Photos! Will Chase Has Got the Power as Something Rotten!'s New Shakespeare by Lindsey Sullivan

God, we love Shakespeare! Stage and screen fave Will Chase has returned to Broadway in the delightful Something Rotten!. Stepping in for Tony winner (and fellow Smash bro) Christian Bor…

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Welcome to the Renaissance! Meet the New Company of SOMETHING ROTTEN! by BroadwayWorld

Everything is changing at the St. James Theatre As BroadwayWorld previously announced, the smash hit musical comedy Something Rotten has recently welcomed a slew of new principal cast member…

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Photo Flash: First Look at EXPOSURE at the St. James Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The World Premiere of EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL- LIFE THROUGH A LENSwill run at theSt. James Theatre, for a limited season,from16 Julyuntil27 August 2016, with press night onThursday 28 July 2016…

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten! Gets an Egg-celent Boost as Tony Winner Christian Borle Bows Out by Ryan McPhee

It’s hard to be the Bard, but it’s even harder to say goodbye. Christian Borle took his final bow in Something Rotten! on July 16, concluding his Tony-winning stint as a leather-…

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL - LIFE THROUGH A LENS Premieres Tonight in the West End by BroadwayWorld

The World Premiere of Exposure The Musical - Life Through A Lens will run at the St. James Theatre,for a limited season, from tonight 16 July until 27 August 2016,with press night on Thursda…

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/13/16- HAIR by Stage Tube

Today in 2011, the return engagement of the second Broadway revival of HAIR opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 67 performances. Hair The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a…

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Odds & Ends: Will Chase Eyeing Nashville Return, Alexandra Silber Pens Fiddler Novel & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Will Chase Eyeing Nashville Return Turns out that just because Will Chase is set to show how hard it is to be the Bard in B…

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SOMETHING ROTTEN! to Celebrate 500th Performance on Broadway Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

Something Rotten, the ten-time Tony Award-nominated smash hit musical comedy, will celebrate its 500th performance tomorrow, Friday, July 1 at Broadway's St. James Theatre 246 West 44th Stre…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

St. James Theatre Set to Expand While Helen Hayes Theater Begins Renovations by Nora Dominick

According to Variety, one of Broadway's most notable houses, the St. James Theatre is set to expand its stage. The renovations include pushing the back wall of the theater out into the alley…

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Broadway’s St. James Theatre Planning to Expand Stage by Robert Viagas

The theatre reportedly is being considered by Disney’s Frozen.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Samantha Barks to Headline Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years in London by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Samantha Barks has moved on from the Broadway-bound Amelie and will instead lead The Last Five Years in London. The Les Miz movie standout will star opposite Jonathan Bailey (Broadchurch) in…

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NEWS: Samantha Barks & Jonathan Bailey star in The Last Five Year at St James by Press Releases

Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown will helm a new London production of his acclaimed musical The Last Five Years, playing at St. James Theatre from Friday 27 October 20…

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Will Power! Nashville's Will Chase to Take Over for Christian Borle in Something Rotten! on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The writing was on the wall when it was revealed that Will Chase would not be appearing in another season of Nashville; instead he's coming back to Broadway! The stage and screen star is…

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