Thursday, June 23, 2016

The Book of Mormon Is Going Vinyl by Andrew Gans

The Grammy-winning cast recording of the hit musical will be released on an LP.

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The Color Purple's Patrice Covington on the Divas Who Taught Her to Sing & Raising Her Voice as Squeak by Lindsey Sullivan

Age: "I am 100,000 years old." Hometown: Chesapeake, VA Current Role: Squeak, a waitress who causes a stir (to say the least) at Harpo’s juke joint in The Color Purple. S…

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Tveit Is Over! Broadway Faves Rory O'Malley & Aaron Tveit Are the Kings of #Ham4Ham by Lindsey Sullivan

Hear ye, hear ye! The moment Hamilton fans, Tveitertots and everyone in between has been waiting Tveiting for has arrived! Those in attendance at #Ham4Ham on June 22 were in for a doubly ro…

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Following Tony Triumphs, The Humans Is Moving On Up by Ryan McPhee

This year’s Best Play Tony winner wasted no time in reaping the benefits from Broadway’s biggest night. Stephen Karam’s The Humans, which won four Tony Awards on June 12, i…

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Odds & Ends: Hamilton's Non-Stop Billboard Success, Monopoly: The Musical in the Works & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend. Hamilton's Non-Stop Billboard Success Simply everyone wants to be in the room where it happens! Af…

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Exclusive! Behind the Scenes of Chris Rice\u2019s \u201CDisney Jungle Dance Party\u201D Video

The Book of Mormon actor Chris Rice got a few of his Broadway dancer friends together for a \u201CDisney Jungle Dance Party,\u201D in which he covers \u201CI Just Can\u2019t Wait to Be King\…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016
Monday, June 13, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Before Cleaning Up at the Tonys, Hamilton Reached Yet Another Milestone by Ryan McPhee

History had its eyes on Hamilton on Broadway’s biggest night, but before the musical won 11 Tonys out of a record-breaking 16 nominations, it reached yet another milestone. The revolut…

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

What College Has Turned Out Stars of Hairspray Live!, The Book of Mormon, Shuffle Along and More? by Sarah Jane Arnegger

A look at the distinguished alumni that have graduated from Marymount Manhattan College

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Broadway Grosses: American Psycho Kills In Its Final Week; Nominated Shows Stand By for Post-Tonys Boosts by Ryan McPhee

The musical adaptation of American Psycho fell victim to the post-Tony nomination killing spree, but it at least played a final week closer than ever to selling out. The musical, which took …

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EXCLUSIVE: Accepting the best musical Tony Award for The Book of Mormon in 2011, co-director and co-writer Trey Parker broke up the Beacon Theater audience by thanking “a co-writer who p…

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Sunday, June 5, 2016

Singer and Actor, Matt Doyle Takes on “Tony,” Now More (Un)Controlled by #cota

By Steve Schonberg (@CntrOnTheAisle) Just six months in, Broadway star and singer-songwriter Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon, War Horse) has already achieved a banner year, with a major mil…

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

NEWS: The Book of Mormon extends booking til 17 Sep in West End by Emma Clarendon

The hit musical comedy The Book of Mormon has extended its booking period until 17 September 2016. This Olivier and Tony Award-winning production originally opened at the Prince of Wales The…

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Joining the Millionaire's Club Is Just the Cherry on Top for Waitress by Ryan McPhee

Here’s what baking—and a hit musical during a holiday weekend—can do. The Sara Bareilles musical Waitress, which begin performances in March, surpassed the $1 million mark …

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Broadway Season Concludes Another Record-Breaking Run by Patrick Pacheco

Powered by the thrust engines of a rocket known as “Hamilton,” Broadway ended the current season on an all-time high in attendance and ticket sales. According to figures released by the …

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Benj Pasek & Justin Paul's Dear Evan Hansen Will Head to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Dear Evan Hansen has sent a letter to Broadway! has confirmed that the musical, with a book by Steven Levenson, lyrics by Benj Pasek and music by Justin Paul, will hit the Great…

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Monday, May 23, 2016

Broadway Grosses: The Great White Way Celebrates Another Record-Breaking Year as Attendance & Grosses Reach All-Time High by Ryan McPhee

The 2015-16 Broadway season ended on May 22, marking yet another record-breaking year. Attendance was up by 1.6% and grosses were up by 0.6% from the 2014-15 season, bringing in a total of 1…

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

VIDEO: Josh Gad Shares a Tiny First Listen from Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST by TV News Desk

Josh Gad stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about his new film THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE. During the appearance, the BOOK OF MORMON star discussed his role of 'Le Fou' in Disney's upcoming …

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Man Shot in Times Square Not Broadway Employee by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that contrary to an erroneous WABC-TV report, Gary Conrad, the man shot by police today in Times Square, never worked at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, and was not a…

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Watch Josh Gad Duet (Briefly) with Jennifer Hudson on Dreamgirls Anthem by Andrew Gans

The Book of Mormon star visited Hudson backstage at The Color Purple.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Shuffle Along, Waitress & More Celebrate Best Musical Tony Nods with Box Office Boosts by Ryan McPhee

As the Tony Awards approach, several shows are observing box office boosts as they boast their nominations. Shuffle Along, which received ten nominations including Best Musical, grossed $957…

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Matt Doyle & Beth Behrs' New Digital Comic DENTS Launches by BroadwayWorld

LINE Webtoon, the popular digital comics publisher pioneering the development and distribution of comics worldwide, have announced that one of television's leading ladie…

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Still Time to Get Tickets to Drama Desk Panel on Revivals by Lauren Yarger

GAVIN CREEL, WARREN CARLYLE, STEVEN PASQUALE and JESSICA VOSK are among the panelists for REVIVING THE REVIVAL, a lively discussion about staging revivals moderated …

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Friday, May 13, 2016

The Book of Mormon at the Orpheum Theatre by Erin Nagel

In 2011, The Book of Mormon took Broadway by storm with what could easily be described as one of the most controversial musicals at the time. Which is no surprise since the show is written b…

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Broadway Theater Review: Tuck Everlasting by Lauren Yarger

Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Jesse Tuck and Sarah Charles Lewis Photo: Joan MarcusChildren’s Book Comes to Life, but Show Might Not Enjoy ImmortalityBy Lauren YargerStep into magical woods wher…

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Monday, May 9, 2016

VIDEO: Get a Super-Speed Look at THE BOOK OF MORMON's On Tour Load-In by Michael Dale

A time-lapsed video offers a glimpse at the load-in procedure for every tour stop.

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Broadway Grosses: Jennifer Hudson's Shug Avery Leaving Town, And The Color Purple Audiences Made Sure Not to Miss Her by Ryan McPhee

Jennifer Hudson pushed da button in The Color Purple for the final time on May 8, and the numbers for her last week are too beautiful for words (but we’ll try anyways). The musical rev…

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

A Royal Mistake! Hear the Hilarious Story of Andrew Rannells Totally Forgetting His Lyrics in Hamilton by Lindsey Sullivan

Hear ye, hear ye! Performers are not perfect—even those taking on roles in the record-breaking smash Hamilton. Andrew Rannells recently appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fall…

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Friday, May 6, 2016

Ben Platt & Alana Arenas Win Clarence Derwent Awards; Lois Smith & Bill Camp Also Honored by Actors' Equity by Ryan McPhee

Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt and Head of Passes’ Alana Arenas have received Actors' Equity Foundation’s 2016 Clarence Derwent Award for most promising performers. Add…

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Broadway's Secret Weapon by Helen Eisenbach

Drew Hodges is at a loss for words. Asked if he’s surprised at the life he’s leading -- did he imagine he’d grow up to fly around the world orchestrating scenes with great …

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Euan Morton & More Set for New York Spectacular, Featuring the Radio City Rockettes by

Principal casting is now set for Radio City Music Hall’s New York Spectacular, featuring the Radio City Rockettes. Tony nominee Euan Morton will lead the show, which will be penned by …

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