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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Thursday, April 16, 2020

QuaranToons: The Book of Mormon BFFs Are Sticking Together by Broadway.com

Broadway.com illustrator Tug Rice has been thinking up what our favorite Broadway characters are doing while theaters are closed and they're at home social distancing. With the internatio…

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Audition Songs for ‘A Year With Frog and Toad’ by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Songs for ‘A Year With Frog and Toad’ by Character Written by Tiffany Wilkie April 17, 2020 Get ready to blow the competition away with these audition song options for A Y…

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone: The Creative Team by JK

This week as we take a look back at what the creative team of April's Musical of the Month, we'll find some familiar names, and others who haven't been heard from since the show closed. As …

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Wake Up With BWW 4/8: BOOK OF MORMON Tour Closes, and More

Today's top stories: the second national tour of The Book of Mormon closes early, and more.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

“Book of Mormon” cancels Denver summer dates amid national tour’s demise by John Wenzel, The Know

The Tony-winning, nationally touring Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon" on Tuesday canceled its Denver dates amid a cross-country shutdown related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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THE BOOK OF MORMON National Tour Announces Closing

After 2,828 performances and 360 playing weeks across North America, the producers of THE BOOK OF MORMON announced today that the Jumamosi Company (second national) tour has ended its run. O…

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‘The Book of Mormon’ national tour ends its run by Caitlin Huston

“The Book of Mormon” national tour, which has been running for close to seven years, announced Tuesday that it will end its run due to health and safety concerns around COVID-19. The sec…

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Second National Tour of The Book of Mormon Closes After Seven Years

The company played its last performance on March 11.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Olivier Awards TV Special to Replace Spring Ceremony; Winners Will Be Announced in the Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

While this spring's Olivier Awards ceremony was recently canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the best of London theater will still be toasted next month. ITV will broadcast a celebratory …

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Olivier Awards TV Special Scheduled in Lieu of Spring Ceremony; Winners to Be Announced in the Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

While this spring's Olivier Awards ceremony was recently canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the best of London theater will still be toasted next month. ITV will broadcast a celebratory …

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Olivier Awards TV Special Scheduled in Lieu of Springtime Ceremony; Winners Will Be Announced in the Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

While this spring's Olivier Awards ceremony was recently canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the best of London theater will still be toasted next month. ITV will broadcast a celebratory …

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Look Back at the Original Cast of The Book of Mormon on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award–winning musical, written by the creators of South Park, opened at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre March 24, 2011.

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Love Isn't Lying: Watch Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez Sing 'Helplessly Hoping' with Their Daughters by Michael Appler

What better use for Crosby, Stills & Nash’s three-part harmonies of peace and good times than the Lopez family? The Academy Award- and Grammy-winning Frozen composers Kristen Anders…

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Monday, March 16, 2020

All New Zealand performances of THE BOOK OF MORMON cancelled by Gabi Bergman

Before they even had a chance to settle in, the Mormons are being shipped out. The Auckland Civic will be

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Stephen Christopher Anthony on How Leading the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen Is Like a 'Free Fall' by Ryan Gilbert

Originally from Miami, Florida, Stephen Christopher Anthony began his formal training at the New World School of the Art, before pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Performance (Music Theatre) d…

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

All CTGLA Theatre Closed Over COVID19 Concerns

It was announced today Center Theater Group has cancelled all performances. The Book of Mormon, The Antipodes, and Block Party at the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, and Kirk Douglas Th…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Broadway: Hello? Producer Scott Rudin Will Shore Up Empty Theaters with Fifty Dollar Seats for Next 2 Weeks by Roger Friedman

Hello, hello, hello? Starting Thursday at noon you’ll be able to buy tickets to “The Book of Mormon” on Broadway for just

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Wake Up With BWW 3/11: Select Broadway Shows to Sell $50 Tickets in March, and More!

Today's top stories: select Broadway shows (To Kill a Mockingbird, West Side Story, The Lehman Trilogy, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Book of Mormon) will be just $50 through Marc…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Mean Girls' Chad Burris on the Advice Alum Grey Henson Gave Him & More by Michael Appler

Chad Burris is up for a challenge. In September, he helped develop the first production of Cameron Crowe's Almost Famous musical at San Diego's Old Globe, originating the role of Vic Nunez.…

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Tickets by Barry Gordin

March 12 2020: The producers of To Kill a Mockingbird, West Side Story, The Lehman Trilogy, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Book of Mormon, in an unprecedented move, have announc…

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Rudin slashes ticket prices to $50 for all his productions by Caitlin Huston

In an unprecedented move, producer Scott Rudin has cut all remaining ticket prices to $50 for all March performances of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “West Side Story,” “The Lehman Tril…

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$50 Tickets Offered for To Kill a Mockingbird, The Book of Mormon, West Side Story, More by Mark Peikert

The ticket offer from producer Scott Rudin will begin March 12, amid rising coronavirus concerns.

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BREAKING: All Tickets For WEST SIDE STORY, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Will Be $50 Through March

The producers of To Kill a Mockingbird, West Side Story, The Lehman Trilogy, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Book of Mormon, have announced that all remaining tickets to all perform…

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