Monday, September 26, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Even Before Opening, The Front Page Makes Headlines (Like This One) by Ryan McPhee

The fall season is beginning to light up the marquees of Broadway, and instead of a splashy musical, it’s a classic play shining brightest. The revival of The Front Page began previews…

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Broadway Grosses: An American in Paris Leaps Back Ahead of Final Performance by Ryan McPhee

An American in Paris will dance its fidgety feet off the Great White Way on October 9, but it’s still got rhythm (and some box office clout). The Gershwin musical grossed $959,422 this…

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Watch Falsettos Star Andrew Rannells Discuss His 'Midwestern Dirty' Past by Lindsey Sullivan

Stage and screen star Andrew Rannells is returning to the Great White Way in Falsettos this fall. As a fan of the 1992 production, Rannells recently stopped by The Late Show to tell Stephen …

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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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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Stars Head to NOLA as Broadway @ NOCCA Kicks Off 2016-17 Season by BroadwayWorld

In the four seasons since the Broadway in New Orleans series first launched, Broadway and Television's brightest lights have blazed a path to the Big Easy each season thanks to Producing Art…

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Exclusive Premiere: Watch Nikki Renée Daniels Perform The Light in the Piazza by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The Book of Mormon actress also discusses her first impression of the musical and why she has always wanted to sing the score in the new performance series Turning the Page.

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Has Still Got a Friend (A Bunch of Them, In Fact) by Ryan McPhee

That lovin’ feeling isn’t lost just yet. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical celebrated at six-figure bump in this week’s box office report, reaching $901,959. The long-runn…

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Ooh La La! London's An American in Paris Announces Full Cast, Including Jane Asher by Imogen Lloyd Webber

‘S Wonderful! Full casting has been announced for the West End production of An American in Paris, which as previously reported will be led by the tuner’s original Broadway stars…

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

8 Memorable Broadway Shows by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber by Amy Sapp

For many composers, penning one hit musical is enough to satisfy the career aspirations of a lifetime. For some, like Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, In the Heights) and Robert Lopez (The Book…

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Nick Cordero, Richard H. Blake & More Slated for Broadway's A Bronx Tale; Full Casting Announced by

From Paper Mill Playhouse to the Great White Way! Broadway faves Richard H. Blake and Nick Cordero will lead the cast of A Bronx Tale, reprising their respective roles as Lorenzo and Sonny. …

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Broadway Grosses: With One Week More, the Box Office Barricade Still Holds Strong at Les Miserables by Ryan McPhee

While many major players took a hit this past week, Les Miserables managed to keep strong at the barricade as it approached its final week of performances. The revival, which will conclude o…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Tony Yazbeck, Will Blum & More Will Join Chris Dwan in WASTE OF SPACE at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Chris Dwan in 'Waste of Space' onTuesday, September 6th 2016. With standout performances both on and off Broadway, Chris Dwan Finding Ne…

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Mormon Star Nic Rouleau on Why He Deserves a Trophy, That Time He Had Plastic Hair & Switching Lives with Gavin Creel by

Nic Rouleau, the long-running star of The Book of Mormon, chats about his five-years in the sold-out hit musical, his previous gig on the Disney Cruise Line, his bestie Ben Platt and more.

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Spotlight On...Justin Phillips by Michael Block

Name: Justin PhillipsHometown: Pittsburgh, PAEducation: William Esper Studio, St. John's UniversitySelect Credits: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Macbeth, The Christians, D…

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Q&A With Drew Hodges: In the Room From 'Rent' to 'Hamilton' by Patrick Pacheco

In 1998, Nicole Kidman’s stage debut in David Hare’s “The Blue Room” was, as Newsweek put it, “one of the hottest tickets for a play in Broadway history.” In preparing a poster f…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/23/16- Andrew Rannells by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Andrew Rannells Rannells played Bob Gaudio in the First National Tour of Jersey Boys. In January 2009, he reprised the role of Gaudio in the musical's Broadway production. Ra…

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Spotlight On...Mike Schlitt by Michael Block

Name: Mike SchlittHometown: Born and raised in NYC, been living in Los Angeles for decades (New Yorkers, please don't hold that against me).Education: B.A. from UCLAFavorite Credits: Directi…

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Praise Heaven! Olivier Winner Stephen Ashfield Begins Performances in The Book of Mormon on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Stephen Ashfield will say "hello" to Broadway's The Book of Mormon on August 23. The native Scot is set to reprise his Olivier-winning performance as Elder McKinley in the pro…

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Broadway Grosses: The Book of Mormon Still Writes the Book on Box Office Success; Les Miz Marches for Two Weeks More by Ryan McPhee

The Book of Mormon is showing no sign of turning it off just yet. The Tony-winning musical, now in its sixth year, has managed to float comfortably above the $1 million mark and consistently…

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Spotlight On...Dillon Heape by Michael Block

Name: Dillon HeapeHometown: DuQuoin, IllinoisEducation: University of Evansville (BFA), American Conservatory Theater (MFA)Select Credits: New York: Tartuffe! (Three Day Hangover), Molly Mur…

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Review: It's the End of the World As We Know It by Michael Block

By Michael BlockThere is family friendly musical theater and then there is Tribulation: the Musical. Written by Molly Miller and Brad Kemp, the end of times is here and Genevieve and her pal…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Tickets Now on Sale for ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ by Amy Sapp

After sold-out productions in Washington, D.C. and at Off-Broadway’s Second Stage Theatre, the new musical Dear Evan Hansen arrives on Broadway this fall. Ben Platt (The Book of Mormon) st…

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Monday, August 15, 2016

‘Frozen’ and ‘Harry Potter’: Behemoths on the Way to Broadway by Patrick Pacheco

One is already a dramatic blockbuster in London; the other is a musical blockbuster in the making. There are no sure bets in the theater, but the stage adaptations of “Harry Potter” and …

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Broadway Grosses: Waitress Makes Dough with Sugar, Butter, Flour...and Continuously Strong Box Office Numbers by Ryan McPhee

Baking is the last thing on our minds during this heat wave, but don’t tell that to Waitress. The new musical grossed $990,128, or 97.12% of its potential. Its Millionaire’s Club…

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Spotlight On...Heider Tunarrosa by Michael Block

Name: Heider TunarrosaHometown: I was born in Bogota, Colombia, but I’ve been living in NYC for the past 8 years.Education: I majored in creative writing and film studies at The New School…

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Kristy Cates and Ryann Redmond Are Off-Broadway's New Wonderettes by Olivia Clement

The actresses will succeed Christina Bianco and Diana DeGarmo in the Off-Broadway hit musical.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Shuler Hensley, Emily Padgett & More Will Join Sutton Foster for Sweet Charity Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Hey, big spenders: spend a little time with this cast. Tony winner Shuler Hensley, Emily Padgett, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Joel Perez and more will join the previously announced Sutton Foster …

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Shuler Hensely, Emily Padgett & More Will Join Sutton Foster for Sweet Charity Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Hey, big spenders: spend a little time with this cast. Tony winner Shuler Hensely, Emily Padgett, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Joel Perez and more will join the previously announced Sutton Foster …

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Broadway Faves Emily Ferranti, Nick Spangler & More Complete the Cast of the An American in Paris Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Look who's got fidgety feet! Broadway favorites Emily Ferranti, Nick Spangler, Etai Benson and Gayton Scott will join the previously announced Garen Scribner and Sara Esty, as Jerry Mull…

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Cats, Les Miz & Phantom Bring Broadway Back to the '80s (And Adjust for Inflation) by Ryan McPhee

The Jellicles have gone up, up, up, past the Russell Hotel, up up up up to the Millionaire’s Club. The Broadway revival of Cats celebrated a gross of $1,083,009 this past week. This ma…

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