Monday, April 24, 2017

The Kennedy Center Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Season: ‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Humans,’ ‘The Color Purple,’ ‘In the Heights,’ ‘An Ameri by Guest Author

From The Kennedy Center: 2017–2018 Theater Season: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for its 2017–2018 theater season in an event on the fame…

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2017 Merritt Awards announced by Morgan Greene

The 24th annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration are slated to take place this May in Chicago. Broadway and film costume designer Ann Roth, whose many credits includ…

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Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann Roth Receives 2017 Michael Merritt Award by BroadwayWorld

The24th Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration will take place onMonday, May 15th, 2017at Loyola University Chicago.Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Broadway Grosses: No Sweat for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner as Grosses Rise by Andy Lefkowitz

Lynn Nottage’s new Broadway play Sweat, which on April 10 was named winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, reaped benefits in the week following at the box office. The work, play…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Monday, April 3, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! Here's Which Songwriters You Would You Like to See Star in Their Own Broadway Musicals by Lindsey Sullivan

Waitress' Tony and Grammy-nominated composer Sara Bareilles officially took her first Broadway bow on March 31. Bareilles taking on the lead role in her own musical has us inspired in ma…

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Broadway Grosses: Bette Midler-Led Hello, Dolly! Revival Excels at Broadway Box Office by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman’s musical classic Hello, Dolly! proved a strong performer at the Shubert Theatre box office in the week ending April 2. The…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Matt Doyle Broadway Scrapbook: Sweeney Todd, Spring Awakening, Mormon & War Horse

Matt Doyle shares fantastic photos and stories from his time leading Sweeney Todd, Spring Awakening, The Book of Mormon, & more.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

What You’ve Been Needing: Andrew Rannells Sings Smash Anthem ‘Let Me Be Your Star’ on Girls by Beth Stevens

Proving once again he’s the MVP of virtually everything he is in, Andrew Rannells belted “Let Me Be Your Star” on the most recent episode of HBO’s Girls. Rannell&rsqu…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Broadway's Asmeret Ghebremichael Joins Dreamgirls in London by Andy Lefkowitz

Asmeret Ghebremichael, the actress most recently seen as Nickie in in the off-Broadway revival of Sweet Charity, has joined the company of London’s Dreamgirls in the role of Lorrell Ro…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Mark Your Calendar! Broadway-Bound Mean Girls Stage Musical Sets Dates by Andy Lefkowitz

The new stage-musical adaptation of the film favorite Mean Girls has set dates for its world premiere production. The musical will play out of town at Washington, DC’s National Theatre…

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Glenn Close's Sunset Boulevard Star Turn Holds a Top-Five Spot by Andy Lefkowitz

Glenn Close's Broadway return held strong at the Broadway box office as the Sunset Boulevard revival remained in this week's top five. The Lonny Price-helmed revival took in $1,210,2…

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Josh Gad and Luke Evans on the 'Inclusiveness' of Beauty and the Beast's Gay Character by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway vet Josh Gad, who'll be playing LeFou in Disney's upcoming live-action Beauty and the Beast, shared some thoughts with People following the controversy surrounding a re…

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Book of Mormon is smart and naughty hilarity: review by Bruce Demara - Entertainment Reporter

The Book of Mormon returns to Toronto with an impeccably staged production and standout cast.

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Tony Nominee Daniel Breaker to Play Aaron Burr in Chicago's Hamilton by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony nominee Daniel Breaker is set to join the Chicago company of Hamilton in the role of Aaron Burr beginning on April 11. He will replace Emmy winner and Broadway alum Wayne Brady. Lin-Man…

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dates announced for “Hamilton” at Denver Center, and the rest of the 2017-18 Broadway schedule by John Wenzel

The season also includes the first national tour of Disney's "Aladdin," the Broadway hit "School of Rock" and the return of Denver favorite "The Book of Mormon."

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Waitress Continues to Rise with Sara Bareilles Casting News by Lindsey Sullivan

Change can be delicious! Broadway fans were thrilled to learn that Waitress' Tony-nominated music mastermind Sara Bareilles will take the stage as Jenna Hunterson beginning on March 31. …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Today's An Amazing Day for Dear Evan Hansen; Here's Why by Lindsey Sullivan

It's a good thing those Dear Evan Hansen songs are the kind that get stuck in fans' heads for forever! In the midst of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's La La Land Oscar buzz, their B…

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Stage preview: Powerhouse musical 'The Book of Mormon' rolls back into Pittsburgh by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“The Book of Mormon” is back in town, as shocking and hilarious as ever and just as urgent in its representation of people who are worlds apart — fresh-faced missionaries and Ugandans …

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Jake Gyllenhaal-Led Sunday in the Park with George Gives the Hudson Theatre New Life by Ryan McPhee

When making a work of art, first of all you need a good foundation, otherwise it's risky from the start. Fortunately for the new Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, they&…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Michael Potts Tackles the ‘Particular Humanity’ of August Wilson’s ‘Jitney’ by John Bonazzo

Potts, who also appeared in 'The Book of Mormon,' decided to become an actor after seeing Wilson's Fences.

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/10; THE WHO'S TOMMY in Connecticut, THE BOOK OF MORMON in Melbourne and Mor by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

All Broadway Shows Will Play as Scheduled on February 9; Exchanges Offered for Broadway.com Customers by Broadway.com

The show must go on, even as Winter Storm Niko delivers up to a foot of snow to the Great White Way. All Broadway shows will play as scheduled on February 9. The followings shows will offer…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Surpasses $3 Million Again, Claiming the Top Spot by Ryan McPhee

The show is non-stop. Hamilton reigned supreme at the box office once again, managing to gross over $3 million in eight performances. This is the fourth time the Tony and Pulitzer-winning mu…

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NEWS: The Book of Mormon extends West End booking to May by Emma Clarendon

Hugely popular Broadway musical THE BOOK OF MORMON is now booking at the West End's Prince of Wales Theatre until 27 May 2017, it has been confirmed.

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FROM DOWN UNDER: The Book of Mormon by Simon Parris

Australia finally has the chance to say Hello! to The Book of Mormon, and this sparkling production has been well worth the wait.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Why The Book of Mormon is much more than a book by Arts Review

Hello! The multi-award winning and outrageously hilarious satirical theatre phenomena The Book of Mormon is now playing in Melbourne. Knowing that this show is ‘from the makers of South Pa…

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Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Surpasses $3 Million Again, Claiming the Top Spot by Over $2 Million by Ryan McPhee

The show is non-stop. Hamilton reigned supreme at the box office once again, managing to gross over $3 million in eight performances. This is the fourth time the Tony and Pulitzer-winning mu…

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

The Book of Mormon review – a visionary musical masterpiece, genital jokes and all by Stephanie Van Schilt

Princess theatre, MelbourneSouth Park creators’ coming-of-age satire on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a work of comic geniusCries of “Jesus!” could be heard in the…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Believe! Billy Harrigan Tighe Will Star as J.M. Barrie in the Finding Neverland Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Raise your voice in cheer! Broadway favorite Billy Harrigan Tighe will star as J.M. Barrie in the national tour of Finding Neverland. Tighe, who's taking over for Kevin Kern, will begin …

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

'Book of Mormon' At Bushnell, 'Moon For Misbegotten' At Playhouse on Park by Christopher Arnott

"Hello! My Name is Elder Price! And I would like to share with you the most amazing book." "The Book of Mormon" returns to The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave. in Hartford, Feb. 14 to 19, with a l…

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