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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Monday, July 18, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten! Gets an Egg-celent Boost as Tony Winner Christian Borle Bows Out by Ryan McPhee

It’s hard to be the Bard, but it’s even harder to say goodbye. Christian Borle took his final bow in Something Rotten! on July 16, concluding his Tony-winning stint as a leather-…

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Casts of THE BOOK OF MORMON, ALADDIN, WICKED & More Will Take Part in West End Bake Off by BroadwayWorld

West End Bake Off, in aid of Acting for Others today announce the full line-up of participating teams for the second annual West End Bake Off. Michael Ball OBE, Dame Barbara Windsor and Chri…

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Broadway Grosses: As Lin-Manuel Miranda & His Co-Stars Depart, Hamilton's Numbers Grow Non-Stop by Ryan McPhee

Lin-Manuel Miranda took a bow in his masterpiece Hamilton for one last time on July 9, which also marked the conclusion of Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. and Philippa Soo's runs in the bloc…

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THE BOOK OF MORMON RETURNS TO THE MARCUS CENTER IN MILWAUKEE OCT 25-30 by Michael J. Roberts

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON , which played a sold out two-week [...]

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

SHOWBIZ NATION RADIO: Interview with THE BOOK OF MORMON’S DAXTON BLOOMQUIST by Michael J. Roberts

SHOWBIZ NATION RADIO: Interview with THE BOOK OF MORMON’S DAXTON BLOOMQUIST from SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! [...]

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Friday, July 8, 2016

How Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Farewell Affects Your Chances of Seeing ‘Hamilton’ by Patrick Pacheco

When the producers of “Hamilton” announced that Lin-Manuel Miranda’s final performance would take place on Saturday evening, July 9, the price of an orchestra seat in the secondary mar…

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Love, and 'The Book of Mormon,' is all you need by Chris Jones

Before the "Hamilton" juggernaut takes Chicago's PrivateBank Theatre offline for the next 3,000 years — bravely shouldering the burden of the westward migration of the George Lucas museum …

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

4th of July Discounts

It's always a good time to see a Broadway show, but on this holiday weekend many shows are offering 40% off tickets including Chicago, The Crucible, The Curious Incident of the Dog …

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Broadway Grosses: The King & I Whistles a Happy Tune, Bright Star Shines in Final Week of Performances by Ryan McPhee

Here’s how you end on a high note. The Tony-winning revival of The King and I played its final performance on June 26, and in its last week, the production reached its highest gross in…

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

The Book of Mormon Is Going Vinyl by Andrew Gans

The Grammy-winning cast recording of the hit musical will be released on an LP.

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The Color Purple's Patrice Covington on the Divas Who Taught Her to Sing & Raising Her Voice as Squeak by Lindsey Sullivan

Age: "I am 100,000 years old." Hometown: Chesapeake, VA Current Role: Squeak, a waitress who causes a stir (to say the least) at Harpo’s juke joint in The Color Purple. S…

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Tveit Is Over! Broadway Faves Rory O'Malley & Aaron Tveit Are the Kings of #Ham4Ham by Lindsey Sullivan

Hear ye, hear ye! The moment Hamilton fans, Tveitertots and everyone in between has been waiting Tveiting for has arrived! Those in attendance at #Ham4Ham on June 22 were in for a doubly ro…

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Following Tony Triumphs, The Humans Is Moving On Up by Ryan McPhee

This year’s Best Play Tony winner wasted no time in reaping the benefits from Broadway’s biggest night. Stephen Karam’s The Humans, which won four Tony Awards on June 12, i…

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Odds & Ends: Hamilton's Non-Stop Billboard Success, Monopoly: The Musical in the Works & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend. Hamilton's Non-Stop Billboard Success Simply everyone wants to be in the room where it happens! Af…

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Exclusive! Behind the Scenes of Chris Rice\u2019s \u201CDisney Jungle Dance Party\u201D Video

The Book of Mormon actor Chris Rice got a few of his Broadway dancer friends together for a \u201CDisney Jungle Dance Party,\u201D in which he covers \u201CI Just Can\u2019t Wait to Be King\…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016
Monday, June 13, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Before Cleaning Up at the Tonys, Hamilton Reached Yet Another Milestone by Ryan McPhee

History had its eyes on Hamilton on Broadway’s biggest night, but before the musical won 11 Tonys out of a record-breaking 16 nominations, it reached yet another milestone. The revolut…

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

What College Has Turned Out Stars of Hairspray Live!, The Book of Mormon, Shuffle Along and More? by Sarah Jane Arnegger

A look at the distinguished alumni that have graduated from Marymount Manhattan College

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Broadway Grosses: American Psycho Kills In Its Final Week; Nominated Shows Stand By for Post-Tonys Boosts by Ryan McPhee

The musical adaptation of American Psycho fell victim to the post-Tony nomination killing spree, but it at least played a final week closer than ever to selling out. The musical, which took …

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THE BOOK OF MORMON’S EARLY-DAY WRITER by Philip Boroff

EXCLUSIVE: Accepting the best musical Tony Award for The Book of Mormon in 2011, co-director and co-writer Trey Parker broke up the Beacon Theater audience by thanking “a co-writer who p…

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Sunday, June 5, 2016

Singer and Actor, Matt Doyle Takes on “Tony,” Now More (Un)Controlled by #cota

By Steve Schonberg (@CntrOnTheAisle) Just six months in, Broadway star and singer-songwriter Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon, War Horse) has already achieved a banner year, with a major mil…

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

NEWS: The Book of Mormon extends booking til 17 Sep in West End by Emma Clarendon

The hit musical comedy The Book of Mormon has extended its booking period until 17 September 2016. This Olivier and Tony Award-winning production originally opened at the Prince of Wales The…

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Joining the Millionaire's Club Is Just the Cherry on Top for Waitress by Ryan McPhee

Here’s what baking—and a hit musical during a holiday weekend—can do. The Sara Bareilles musical Waitress, which begin performances in March, surpassed the $1 million mark …

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Broadway Season Concludes Another Record-Breaking Run by Patrick Pacheco

Powered by the thrust engines of a rocket known as “Hamilton,” Broadway ended the current season on an all-time high in attendance and ticket sales. According to figures released by the …

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Benj Pasek & Justin Paul's Dear Evan Hansen Will Head to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Dear Evan Hansen has sent a letter to Broadway! Broadway.com has confirmed that the musical, with a book by Steven Levenson, lyrics by Benj Pasek and music by Justin Paul, will hit the Great…

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