Friday, June 7, 2019

Global Roundup 6/7 - Alice Ripley in SUNSET BOULEVARD, Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More!

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tony winner Alice Ripley to star in ‘Sunset Boulevard’ at North Shore Music Theatre by The Boston Globe

Ripley will make a return to “Sunset Boulevard’’ 25 years after appearing in the show’s original Broadway cast.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Star as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard at North Shore Music Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Alice Ripley will find new ways to dream this fall, when the Tony-winning star headlines a new production of Sunset Boulevard at North Shore Music Theatre. Ripley, who originated the role o…

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Alice Ripley to Star as Norma Desmond in North Shore Music Theatre’s Sunset Boulevard by Dan Meyer

The Tony winner will graduate from Betty to Norma this fall.

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

Betty Buckley in “Hello, Dolly!” at The Kennedy Center by Blouinartinfo

Betty Buckley in “Hello, Dolly!” will be on stage at The Kennedy Center’s Opera House venue beginning June 4 through July 7, 2019.Betty Buckley, the Broadway legend, plays the title ro…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Top London Stage This Week: Mumford & Sons to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Mark Beech

London’s music festivals are kicking into gear for the summer. This week’s line-up of stars includes Nas, Bon Iver and Mumford & Sons.Also new for June, the Bridge Theatre follows it…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Upcoming NYC Auditions for Sunset Boulevard, Xanadu, A Christmas Story, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Behind the Legacy Robe by Mo Brady

by Angela Tricarico Each Broadway season, the Legacy Robe makes its journey around Broadway to every musical that opens with an ensemble. The Robe is given to the ensemblist in each show wit…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Dave Bova Dies: Broadway’s ‘Be More Chill’ Hair, Wig & Makeup Designer Was 41 by Greg Evans

Dave Bova, whose hair, wig and makeup designs for productions including Be More Chill and 2017’s Sunset Boulevard and M. Butterfly brought a distinctive visual panache to Broadway over the…

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Adam Gwon's Scotland, PA Musical Sets World Premiere with Roundabout by Andy Lefkowitz

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the world premiere of Scotland, PA, a new musical comedy based on the cult 2001 film, featuring an original score by celebrated composer Adam Gwon (…

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West End Fiddler on the Roof Star Judy Kuhn on a Surprising Email from Trevor Nunn & Why She Doesn't Plan Ahead by Matt Wolf

Broadway veteran and four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn has given over the better part of the past year to London and to Trevor Nunn’s beautiful Menier Chocolate Factory revival of Fiddler o…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley To Star In Site Specific, One Woman Show THE PINK UNICORN by BroadwayWorld

Out of the Box Theatrics presents the Off-Broadway Premiere of THE PINK UNICORN by Elise Forier Edie. Directed by Amy Jones, this site-specific one-woman drama stars Tony Award-winner Alice …

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Man of La Mancha review – Kelsey Grammer quixotically cast in starry misfire by Michael Billington

Coliseum, LondonEven Danielle de Niese’s fine voice can’t save ENO’s out-of-sync commercial collaboration – no matter how many times they play The Impossible Dream Previous collabora…

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Grammer, De Niese Struggle to Enliven Creaky “Man of La Mancha”: Review by Mark Beech

The plus points about the London revival of “Man of La Mancha” are plain to see and hear. Kelsey Grammer manfully moves from “Frasier” sitcom to musical. Danielle de Niese effortless…

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How we reported Sunset Boulevard’s (second) opening night in the West End – 25 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

Twenty-five years ago, we reviewed the second West End press night of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, after some changes were made

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Buyer & Cellar explores Barbra Streisand’s (make-believe) basement shopping mall by Dmitry Samarov

It's only pain and darkness there. Like a cross between The Santaland Diaries and Sunset Boulevard, Jonathan Tolins's 2013 one-man comedy sends up the lifestyle …

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Costume supervisor Sarah Bowern: ‘Opera is the meatiest way to do good costume – it’s so grand’ by Liz Hoggard

The English National Opera costume supervisor boasts an impressive CV that includes Terry Gilliam’s Benvenuto Cellini and Sunset Boulevard with Glenn Close.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Who won at the Olivier Awards 2019? Winners in Full

The winners of this year's Laurence Oliver Awards were announced at the Royal Albert Hall yesterday evening in a ceremony hosted by Jason Manford. Big-name celebrities in attendance included…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Full cast announced for Sweeney Todd by Matt Edwards

Producers today announced the full cast joining previously announced Anthony Warlow and Gina Riley in the upcoming concert tour of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeny Todd. Australia theatrical le…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

How Gloria Swanson Had a Huge Influence on Broadway by Playbill Staff

The silent film star and Sunset Boulevard Oscar nominee was born March 27, 1899.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Favorite Andrew Lloyd Webber Shows by JK

I know I spend a great deal of time writing about Sondheim and Kander and Ebb on this blog. That's not to say I don't enjoy others. Having recently enjoyed a re-visit to The Phantom of the O…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Samuel French Donates Over 11,500 Scripts From Sunset Boulevard Store To LA Theatres, Schools, and More! by BroadwayWorld

Following the announcement that Samuel French wouldclose its bookstore on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, CA, BroadwayWorld reportedthat the location hadbeen the target of a serious act of va…

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Irving Berlin's White Christmas to Play Holiday Run in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Let yourself go! Irving Berlin's White Christmas, the celebrated stage adaptation of the iconic film, has scheduled a West End return to London's Dominion Theatre this winter. Previews will…

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Danny Mac & More to Join Audrey Brisson in U.K. Premiere of Amélie Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

West End veteran and Strictly Come Dancing star Danny Mac has been cast as Nino Quincampoix in the upcoming U.K.-premiere staging of the musical Amélie. He joins the previously announced st…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Porchlight's 25th anniversary season includes 'Sunset Boulevard' and 'Freaky Friday' by Doug George

The Porchlight Music Theatre of Chicago has announced its 25th anniversary season, kicking off with Hollis Resnik in "Sunset Boulevard" and concluding with the local premiere of "Freaky Frid…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Bryan Batt Will Perform Dear Mr. Williams at Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival by Adam Hetrick

The Mad Men and Sunset Boulevard star wrote the solo play inspired by the life and work of the Cat on a Hot Tin Roof playwright.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Samuel French Theatre & Film Bookshop Vandalized Ahead of Closing; Will Not Reopen by BroadwayWorld

Following the announcement that Samuel French will close itsbookstore on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, CA, it has been reported that the location has been the target of a serious actof vand…

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Monday, March 4, 2019

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, SUNSET BOULEVARD, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's March Stage-to-Screen Report by TV News Desk

February was full of stage to screen news and we're here to catch you up on all of it In the biggest news of the month, it has just beenconfirmedthatGlenn Closewill star in a Rob Ashford-dir…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Top Theatre Stories: Friday, March 1, 2019 by Roberto Araujo

The latest about Superhero, Sunset Boulevard movie and more.

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Rob Ashford Will Direct Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard Film by Andrew Gans

The seven-time Oscar nominee is preparing for her close-up.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Glenn Close-Led Sunset Boulevard Film Back in Motion with Rob Ashford at the Helm by Andy Lefkowitz

Seven-time Oscar nominee Glenn Close will find new ways to dream this fall when filming begins on the long-gestating movie musical adaptation of Sunset Boulevard. Close, who earned her thir…

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