Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tony Winner Ben Platt Sets Final Performance Date in Dear Evan Hansen by Andy Lefkowitz

Ben Platt, whose moving performance in Dear Evan Hansen is making audiences weep nightly at the Music Box Theatre, will bid farewell to show's title role on November 19. A replaceme…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

London Star Ashley Day on Reclaiming His Dancing Roots in An American in Paris in the West End by Matt Wolf

Ashley Day has appeared in Evita, Mary Poppins, and as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon in the West End. Now, the English musical theater triple-threat has danced his way int…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Broadway Roles Panic! at the Disco's Brendon Urie Should Play by Lindsey Sullivan

Brendon Urie took his final bow in Kinky Boots on August 6—but don't panic! The Panic! at the Disco frontman's Broadway debut has inspired our latest dreamcasting spiral. We as…

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Friday, August 4, 2017

EMMYS 2017: How The Book of Mormon’s Original General Used His Musical Talents and Nabbed an Emmy Nod for This Is Us by Ruthie Fierberg

Theatre vet Brian Tyree Henry earned an Emmy nomination for his work as a guest star alongside Ron Cephas Jones in the hit television series.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Long-Running Hit The Book of Mormon Reaches New Milestone by Broadway.com

When the new musical comedy The Book of Mormon first said "Hello!" in 2011, the show began a long-term Broadway reign that has since made an indelible mark on the theater…

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

"The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds her Chameleon Skin" Didn't Get Time to Show Off Its Star by Broadwayandme

It may seem silly to talk about The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds her Chameleon Skin because it was scheduled for just two performances this past week, half the usual five or six-show run for prod…

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Broadway-Bound Mean Girls Musical to Star Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman & More by Andy Lefkowitz

This lineup is so fetch! The world premiere production of the musical Mean Girls will star Erika Henningsen as Cady Heron, Taylor Louderman as Regina George, Ashley Park as Gretchen Wie…

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Broadway-Bound Mean Girls Musical to Be Led by Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, & More by Andy Lefkowitz

This lineup is so fetch! The world premiere production of the musical Mean Girls will star Erika Henningsen as Cady Heron, Taylor Louderman as Regina George, Ashley Park as Gretchen Wie…

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Broadway's BOOK OF MORMON Becomes One of the Fastest Broadway Shows to Hit Half-a-Billion in Sales by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway production of The Book of Mormon has just surpassed 500 Million in total gross ticket sales since it first premiered at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre on February 24, 2011.

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Mean Girls Musical to Be Led by Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The world premiere production of the musical Mean Girls will star Erika Henningsen as Cady Heron, Taylor Louderman as Regina George, Ashley Park as Gretchen Wieners, Kate Rockwell as Karen S…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

The Book of Mormon is Australia’s Best Musical by Arts Review

Currently playing at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre to sold-out houses and critical acclaim from audiences and critics alike, the Australian production of The Book of Mormon, last night…

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KINKY BOOTS & THE BOOK OF MORMON Win Big in Sydney's Helpmann Awards by BroadwayWorld

The 2017 Helpmann Awards were presented at a star-studded ceremony tonight, Monday 24 July, in front of a full house at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney on the set of Kinky Boots.

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The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Cast Recordings Perfect for a Summer Road Trip by Lindsey Sullivan

Monday is here, and we're already making plans for next weekend. How about that summer road trip we keep putting off? Whether you're visiting friends or catching as many out-of-town …

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Broadway's Hamilton to Welcome Daniel Breaker; Montego Glover Set for Chicago Production by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway veteran Daniel Breaker is set to join the Broadway cast of Hamilton as Aaron Burr starting August 29! Stage favorite Montego Glover will join the Chicago company of the hit mus…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Watch Nikki M. James in Rehearsals for Bubbly Black Girl at Encores! Off-Center by Ryan McPhee

The Book of Mormon Tony winner stars in the Kirsten Childs musical at New York City Center later this month.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Spotlight On...Milo Manheim by Michael Block

Name: Milo ManheimHometown: Los Angeles CaliforniaEducation: High School Jr.Select Credits: Disney's "Zombies", Spring Awakening, Rent, A Chorus Line.Why theater?: I get to step into the sho…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Dear Evan Hansen Reports Highest Gross Ever for Broadway Venue Under 1000 Seats by Broadway.com

Broadway's 2017 Tony-winning Best Musical reached a new pair of milestones in the past week. Dear Evan Hansen, packing in crowds at the Music Box Theatre since its Broadway debut in…

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Ben Platt Wins First Tony For ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ by Rino16

In 2012, Ben Platt stole every scene he was in during his movie debut in Pitch Perfect. While movie audiences were being introduced to Platt and the world of a capella through the voice of A…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Broadway Pride Anthems by Lindsey Sullivan

Yasssss! We're still shaking the glitter out of our hair after Pride weekend, dreamcasting our fave LGBTQ-centric films as musicals and saaanging through our favorite Broadway pride anth…

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Matt Doyle and Beth Behrs Debut Season 2 of Digital Comic Series DENTS by BroadwayWorld

LINE Webtoon, the popular digital comics publisher pioneering the development and distribution of comics worldwide, today launched season 2 of the hit dystopian YA comic Dents, co-created an…

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

‘The Book of Mormon’ at Princess Theatre, Melbourne by Blouin Artinfo

“The Book of Mormon” will be performed at Princess Theatre in Melbourne through October 22, 2017.From the creators of the animated comedy “South Park” comes a brilliant musical comed…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Waitress' Sara Bareilles Serves Up House Record in Final Week by Broadway.com

Tony-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles went out on top in her last eight-performance week playing the lead role of Jenna in her Broadway musical Waitress. The Grammy nominee appeare…

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen's Ben Platt Wins His First Tony Award by Lindsey Sullivan

Ben Platt has won his first Tony! He garnered the award in Best Leading Actor in a Musical category for his emotional performance in Dear Evan Hansen. The win was announced at the Tonys cere…

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Tony Talk: Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Gavin Creel! by BroadwayWorld TV

Gavin Creel has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical forHello, Dolly. This marks the actor's third Tony nomination and first win. He was p…

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Hello, Dolly! Star Gavin Creel Wins His First Tony Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Fifteen years after his Broadway debut, Gavin Creel has won his first Tony Award! Creel wins in the Best Featured Actor in a Musical category for his performance as Cornelius Hackl in Hello,…

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Panic! at the Disco's Brendon Urie on Broadway, British Accents and Wearing Those 'Kinky Boots'

The rock band's frontman tells THR of potentially penning tunes for a musical and why he'd love to star in 'The Book of Mormon' someday.read more

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Everybody Says Yeah for Kinky Boots' New Star Brendon Urie by Broadway.com

Audiences at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre have been swooning for Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie, who's been packing houses since joining the long-running musical K…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Groundhog Day Leaps Ahead at Box Office on Memorial Day Weekend by Broadway.com

The new musical Groundhog Day, which was recently honored with seven Tony Award nominations, has even more to celebrate following the past week on Broadway. The musical featuring a book by D…

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Friday, May 26, 2017

West End Stars Grace the Stage to Support The National Brain Appeal by BroadwayWorld

Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Ashleigh Gray Wicked The Musical, Antony Hewitt Aladdin, Nicholas McLean The Book of Mormon, Irvine Iqbal Aladdin, Joelle Dyson Dreamgirls, Lauren Chia Aladdin, The Twin…

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

PHOTO FLASHBACK: The Book of Mormon

Relive some of your favorite moments from The Book of Mormon in this week's Photo Flashback.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

BWW TV Exclusive: BYU Students and Alums Bring It at Broadway Sessions! by BroadwayWorld TV

You can take the boy out of Utah, but can you ever take the Utah out of the boy Who knows, but a couple weeks back at Broadway Sessions, we did learn that you can bring the Utah to the boy. …

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