Sunday, March 29, 2015

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/29/15- THE KING AND I by Stage Tube

Today in 1951, The King and I opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 1246 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II…

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Friday, March 27, 2015

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/27/15- GYPSY by Stage Tube

Today in 2008, the fourth Broadway revival of Gypsy opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 332 performances. Gypsy is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondhei…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/25/15- MY FAIR LADY by Stage Tube

Today in 1976, the first Broadway revival of My Fair Lady opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 377 performances. My Fair Lady is a musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's Pygma…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

What Does a First Night On Broadway Look Like? See a Thrilled Something Rotten! Cast Take Their Firs by Adam Hetrick

Broadway welcomed a brand-new, original musical comedy March 23 when Something Rotten!, starring Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James, took its first curtain call at the St. James …

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Monday, March 23, 2015

The Cast of Something Rotten! Previews Its Rockin' Score by TheaterMania

The Renaissance is about to spice up Broadway's musical season with Something Rotten!, beginning performances at the St. James Theatre on March 23. Set in the 1590s, playwrights and brothers…

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Christian Borle & Brian d’Arcy James-Led Something Rotten Begins Previews on Broadway by Broadway.com

The world premiere musical comedy about the musical comedy that started it all, starts on March 23 at Broadway's St. James Theatre! Directed by Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten stars Chr…

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Something Rotten! Puts a Shakespearean Twist On Broadway Musical Comedy, Starting Tonight by Adam Hetrick

Something Rotten!, a new musical comedy helmed by Tony Award-winning Aladdin and The Book of Mormon director-choreographer Casey Nicholaw, begins Broadway previews March 23 at the St…

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

This Week's Picks! Explore Fun Home, Smell Something Rotten & Ignore Your Bedtime with James Corden by Lindsay Champion

The spring season is full swing, and there’s so much to do in New York City this week, it’s making our heads spin. Or maybe our heads are spinning because we’re watching th…

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Friday, March 20, 2015

London Odds & Ends: Glee's Dianna Agron to Star in McQueen, GoT's Kit Harington Eyes Stage Return & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of London stories you may have missed today. Dianna Agron Set for McQueen Glee star Dianna Agron and stage vet Stephen Wight (Don Juan in Soho) will take on th…

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Christian Borle, Brian d’Arcy James, Casey Nicholaw Talk New “Anti-Shakespeare” Musical Something Ro

Something Rotten! stars Brian d'Arcy James and John Cariani (they play the Bottom brothers, a pair of playwrights who are out to trump their adversary William Shakespeare by creating the…

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Stephen Wight, Dianna Agron Set for World Premiere of McQUEEN at St. James, May 12 by BroadwayWorld

Award-winning actor Stephen Wight takes on the title role of Lee McQueen and Dianna Agron will play Dahlia in the world premiere of James Phillips's play McQUEEN directed by John Caird, whic…

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“Smash,” Shakespeare and Something Rotten! Brian d’Arcy James and Christian Borle On Reuniting and A by Brandon Voss

Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James, former co-stars of the TV show "Smash," are reuniting onstage at the St. James Theatre in the new musical Something Rotten! The co&#…

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“Smash,” Shakespeare and Something Rotten! Brian d’Arcy James and Christian Borle On Reuniting by Brandon Voss

Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James, former co-stars of the TV show "Smash," are reuniting onstage at the St. James Theatre in the new musical Something Rotten! The co&#…

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Holds NYC Open Call for Non-Equity Tour! by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, which played 156 performances on Broadway at the St. James Theatre last year, will soon launch a national tour. Written by Woody …

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Jenna Augen on Her High-Octane Turn in London’s Bad Jews & Why She’s Like Her Singular Character by Matt Wolf

Breakout performances rarely come as high-voltage as Jenna Augen’s turn in Bad Jews, the Joshua Harmon play that is transferring to the Arts Theatre starting March 18 after previous ru…

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Despite Poster Ban, Bad Jews Returns to West End Tonight by Mark Shenton, Robert Viagas

Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews, which received its U.K. premiere in a season at Bath's Ustinov Studio in 2013 before transferring to London's St. James Theatre, where it ran through Fe…

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Monday, March 16, 2015

Something Rotten!'s Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James Have a 16th-Century Face-Off on Broadway by TheaterMania

Beginning March 23, Shakespeare haters will finally have a Broadway outlet for their long-suppressed frustrations in the brand-new musical comedy Something Rotten!. Coming to the St. James T…

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Something Rotten Is On Its Way!  Cast and Orchestra Come Together For Sitzprobe (Pic) by Matthew Blank

The new Broadway musical Something Rotten! arrives on Broadway March 23 at the St. James Theatre. The company came together today for their sitzprobe, the first time the score is performed …

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Saturday, March 7, 2015

Two Brothers, 15 Years and One Broadway Premiere: The Journey of Something Rotten! by Carey Purcell

Talk of the Tony Awards race heated up when it was announced that Something Rotten!, the new musical comedy packed with Broadway talent, would skip its out-of-town tryout and come st…

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Friday, March 6, 2015

Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Comes to the St. James Theatre, July 22 by BroadwayWorld

Celebrating 20 years since its first performance Off-Broadway, an all-new London production of triple-Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown's first musical, Songs for a New World is at the St…

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Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World to Receive 20th Anniversary Production at London’s St. Ja by Mark Shenton

Jason Robert Brown's song cycle Songs for a New World, which originally premiered Off-Broadway in 1995 when its writer was just 25, is to receive a 20th anniversary revival productio…

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Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World to Receive 20th Anniversary Production at London’s St Jam by Mark Shenton

Jason Robert Brown's song cycle Songs for a New World, which originally premiered Off-Broadway in 1995 when its writer was just 25, is to receive a 20th anniversary revival productio…

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

After Two Successful Off-Broadway Engagements, Benjamin Scheuer's The Lion Will Tour U.S. by Ryan McPhee

The Lion, written by and starring Benjamin Scheuer, will launch a national tour following its off-Broadway limited engagement. The tour will kick off on August 22 at Lowell, Massachusetts&rs…

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Watch Emily Padgett and Erin Davie Mash-Up Annie Get Your Gun and Side Show (Video) by Mark Ezovski

The 2014 Broadway revival of Bill Russell and Henry Krieger 's Side Show played only 21 previews and 56 performances at the St. James Theatre, but leading ladies Emily Padgett and Erin D…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Up on the Marquee: SOMETHING ROTTEN! by Walter McBride

The completely original new musical comedy Something Rotten, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, will begin previews Monday, March 23 …

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Monday, March 2, 2015

In Rehearsal With The Cast Of ‘Something Rotten!’ (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

Check out these hilarious videos from inside the rehearsal room of Broadway’s Something Rotten. Something Rotten opens on Broadway March 23 at the St. James Theatre.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

BWW Reviews: Broadway Records' SIDE SHOW (Original 2014 Broadway Cast Recording) Will Be Stuck With You by David Clarke

With the tagline It Will Never Leave You, the much anticipated Broadway revival of SIDE SHOW closed at the St. James Theatre faster than most expected it to. Spanning 26 tracks and totaling …

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Joshua Harmon’s BAD JEWS Transferring to West End by Courtney Kochuba

Joshua Harmon’s award-winning comedy, Bad Jews, will be transferring to the West End’s Arts Theatre this year. Performances begin on March 8, with an official opening on March 25…

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Scott Alan Will Be Joined by 20 Artists for Concert Evening at the St. James by Andrew Gans

After selling out three upcoming concerts at the St. James Studios, where he will be joined by The Color Purple’s Cynthia Erivo, composer-lyricist Scott Alan will offer a solo …

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Joshua Harmon’s Bad Jews to Transfer to West End by Mark Shenton

Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews, which received its U.K. premiere in a season at Bath's Ustinov Studio in 2013 before transferring to London's St. James Theatre, where it is currently r…

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Broadway-Centered Birdman & Stage Alum Eddie Redmayne Among Big Winners at 2015 Oscars by Ryan McPhee

Want an Oscar? Make a film about Broadway (preferably shot to look like one take). Birdman, starring Michael Keaton and practically Broadway itself, took home the Academy Award for Best Pict…

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