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 Broadway.com

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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Monday, August 1, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Aladdin's Carpet Still Flies High Through a Box Office Low Tide by Ryan McPhee

The Broadway box office continued its slow decline, as is par for the course during this time of year. Most shows faced either a dip or a minimal bump in grosses. Two perennial hits—Th…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Spotlight On...Adam Spiegel by Michael Block

Name: Adam SpiegelHometown: Plainsboro, NJEducation: Bachelor of Music in Music Business from New York UniversityFavorite Credits: Camp Rolling Hills, is being produced this summer at New Yo…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Josh Gad Will Be Among Live with Kelly Co-Hosts by Andrew Gans

The Book of Mormon star will return to the morning talk show in August.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Olivier Winner Stephen Ashfield to Say Hello to The Book of Mormon on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Praise heaven! Broadway.com has confirmed that Stephen Ashfield will reprise his Olivier-winning performance as Elder McKinley in The Book of Mormon on the Great White Way. The native Scot w…

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Shuffle Along Sang the Broadway Blues to a Full House in Final Week by Ryan McPhee

Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed has hung up the tap shoes for the final time, having played its final performance at the Music Box Theatre…

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Chautauqua Theater's New Play Commission THE PROFANE, Starring Michael Potts, Opens Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Michael Potts, best known for his roles of Brother Mouzone in 'The Wire' and Mafala Hatimbi in The Book of Mormon, has returned to Chautauqua Theater Company CTC as Raif in CTC's THE PROFANE…

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Five of the best... theatre shows this week by Lyn Gardner

Titanic | The Book Of Mormon | Bugsy Malone | The Flying Lovers Of Vitebsk | Young Chekhov: Platonov, Ivanov & The SeagullIn recent years, most shows that have docked at the Charing Cros…

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Motown's Allison Semmes on Belting Whitney Houston, Lacking Diva Vibes & Making Friends with the World by Lindsey Sullivan

Age: "I'm legal!" Hometown: Chicago, IL Current Role: Semmes takes on the role of Motown's Supreme diva Diana Ross and shows her sensational rise and romance with mu…

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Michael Potts to Star in Chautauqua Theater Company's New Play Commission THE PROFANE by BroadwayWorld

Michael Potts, best known for his roles of Brother Mouzone in 'The Wire' and Mafala Hatimbi in The Book of Mormon, has returned to Chautauqua Theater Company CTC as Raif in CTC's THE PROFANE…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Review: Damn You Katdashians! by Michael Block

By Michael BlockUnless you've been hiding under a rock, you’ve likely heard of the family that has not only broken the internet but destroyed television as we know it. The family with no t…

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Inside the weirdness of Elder Cunningham, missionary by Chris Jones

In "The Book of Mormon," the role of Elder Cunningham — the runtlike sidekick to the Type A missionary Elder Price — has turned out to be quite a springboard. A squishy springboard, cert…

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