Thursday, October 15, 2020

I Interview Playwrights Part 1095: Cavan Hallman by Adam Szymkowicz

Cavan HallmanHometown: Orlando! – You have to sing it, like in The Book of Mormon.Current Town: Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It’s harder to sing, but a really good place.Q:  Tell me about Night …

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Reneé Rapp to Lead New Comedy Series The Sex Lives of College Girls by Caitlin Moynihan

Mean Girls queen bee Reneé Rapp has a sweet new gig. Rapp is set to star in the new HBO Max comedy series The Sex Lives Of College Girls, according to Deadline. Written and produced by Mind…

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Broadway Games: Six More Degrees of Broadway Separation by JK

Can you figure out how these shows connect to each other in order? Are they connected by an actor? A director? The theater they played in? Or something else altogether? Remember, you are fig…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

BROADWAY FOR BIDEN's Next Town Hall Covering Healthcare to Feature Vasthy E. Mompoint, Dimitri Moise and Doug Carfrae

Broadway for Biden's second Town Hall event will stream online this Saturday, September 19 at 2:00pm EST and feature Vasthy E. Mompoint (The Prom), Dimitri Moise (Beautiful, The Book of Morm…

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Monday, September 14, 2020

The Book of Mormon National Tour Star Kayla Pecchioni Talks About Her Career and Fitness on Motivation Monday September 14 by Playbill Staff

The weekly fitness series from BFTS's Coach Joe Rosko streams every Monday at 11:30 AM ET.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Kennedy Center Spent More Than $50 Million To Present ‘Hamilton’ by Artsjournal1

That amount is almost five times what the complex paid producers to put on the next most expensive show, the Broadway tour of The Book of Mormon in 2015. The price is also more than theaters…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

So Big! Ben Platt to Headline Dear Evan Hansen Film, with Julianne Moore & Danny Pino Completing Cast by

Ben Platt, Julianne Moore and Danny Pino complete the principal cast of the upcoming film adaptation of the Tony-winning Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen, according to Deadline. Platt will repr…

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Friday, August 21, 2020

VIDEO: Quentin Garzón, Mehry Eslaminia and Chase Ramsey Sing 'I Wish I Could Go Back to College'

Quentin Garzón has released a new video in his Virtual Performance series, featuring himself, Mehry Eslaminia (Roundabout's 1776) and Chase Ramsey (The Book of Mormon) singing 'I Wish I Co…

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Five Broadway Ensemble Members to Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Friday, July 10, 2020

New Photo Series: The Book of Mormon's Darius Nichols Misses His Broadway Home #AwayFromHome by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty theater palaces sitting in repose, waiting fo…

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Hadestown's Anthony Chatmon II by JK

This month's Standing @ Zero hero, is relatively new to Broadway, but he's been all over the country in two national tours, been seen in off-Broadway and regional productions, and has alread…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Adrienne Warren, Nikki Renée Daniels and Amber Iman Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Marisha Wallace on Finding Opportunities in London and Working with RuPaul's Drag Race Stars by Caitlin Moynihan

Marisha Wallace has been working nonstop for the past eight years—going from the first national tour of The Book of Mormon in 2012 to starring as Motormouth Maybelle in the upcoming London…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Michael James Scott, Nikki M. James, Brandon Victor Dixon and Montego Glover on Navigating What's Next by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality occurring on a daily basis, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversatio…

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Recap: Josh Gad Talks CENTRAL PARK, THE BOOK OF MORMON, and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge

Richard Ridge recently chatted with stage and screen favorite Josh Gad. He talked about Central Park, The Book of Mormon, his Broadway debut in Spelling Bee, and more!

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Tonight on the Livestream: Broadway Veteran and Change Agent, Asmeret Ghebremichael

We are back, people! Tonight, we kick off the new weekly format of The Producer’s Perspective LIVE! with my friend and uber-talented theatermaker, Asmeret Ghebremichael. For the last 20 ye…

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Friday, June 12, 2020

NEWS: Wales Millennium Centre closes til Jan with 250 roles affected; touring will suffer ‘for years to come’ by Terri Paddock

Wales Millennium Centre has announced that the venue will remain closed until at least January 2021, due to the devastating impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the theatre industry. Produc…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

My Book of Mormon Family by Kimberly Exum, Broadway’s Nabulungi by Kim Exum

I felt the need to express some thoughts about The Book of Mormon since I currently play Nabulungi in the Broadway company. I shared a video the other day from a fellow Black member of the t…

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Asmeret Ghebremichael Speaks on Tokenism, Microaggressions, and Charges Broadway to make a Change by Marshall Mabry Iv

Asmeret Ghebremichael is known to many as a veteran in the theatre community with a career spanning over 20 years with credits on Broadway and West End. She has been seen in the original com…

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Michael James Scott to Guest Host Roundtable Discussion with Black Theater Artists on #LiveatFive by Caitlin Moynihan

Michael James Scott will join the team of's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive on Tuesday, June 9 at 5PM ET. The Aladdin star will host a roundtable discussion with not…

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Friday, June 5, 2020

Why Is The Emerald City So White? by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady …

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Thursday, June 4, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Josh Gad and Asmeret Ghebremichael Discuss Racism in Theater and the World

The Book of Mormon veterans Josh Gad and Asmeret Ghebremichael reunite to chat about the state of the world. 'What you're seeing everywhere now is the frustration of a group of people who …

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: The Broadway Top 40 Countdown #40 -31 by JK

Only time will tell if the second decade of the 21st Century will have generated what will be known as a "classic Broadway musical." No one knows for sure. But with the wonderful mix of esta…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

British theatre 'on brink of total collapse', says top producer by Lanre Bakare

Sonia Friedman calls for rescue package to save more than 1,000 theatres from permanent closure British theatre is on the “brink of total collapse”, according to one of the industry’s …

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British Theatre 'On The Brink Of Ruin' Without Government Help, Warns Producer Sonia Friedman

Writing in the Telegraph today, leading producer Sonia Friedman - responsible for numerous West End and international hit shows, including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman,…

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Monday, May 11, 2020

(VIDEO): The Musical Alphabet West End group perform "Ex-Wives" from SIX The Musical

Six leading West End men from The Musical Alphabet channel their inner queens in a newly released cover of "Ex-Wives" from SIX The Musical, which is now booking at London's Arts Theatre …

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Friday, May 8, 2020

(WATCH VIDEO): Book of Mormon's Sam Toland posts song "HELL YES FOR THE NHS" on YouTube

The Book of Mormon UK star Sam Toland wrote a song celebrating the NHS. A music video for "HELL YES FOR THE NHS" can be found on his YouTube channel with him performing alongside other major…

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

BWW Album Review: BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Uncovers the Warrior Within

Featuring music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Joe Iconis (Smash, Be More Chill) who also co-wrote the book with Lance Rubin and Jason SweetTooth Williams, Broadway Bounty Hunter follows t…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Broadway Brainteasers: THE BOOK OF MORMON Sacred Scrambles

Hello! Test your faith and trivia skills with today's puzzle: a series of divine word scrambles inspired by the Tony-winning musical. The Book of Mormon!

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The Book of Mormon musical FAQ

Your top 15 most frequently asked questions about The Book of Mormon have now been answered! This hilarious Olivier Award-winning musical is set to return full throttle once this "spooky co…

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Friday, April 24, 2020

Sunny Showtunes: Restore Your Faith with THE BOOK OF MORMON

We here at BroadwayWorld know that sometimes social-distancing can get you down. With the theatre industry at a standstill, many of us are craving some trademark musical theatre merriment to…

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