Thursday, January 19, 2017

Photo Flash: Rob McClure, Adam Pascal, Josh Grisetti and More Celebrate SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Tour Launch in Boston by BroadwayWorld

The completely original new musical Something Rotten, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Broadway Grosses: The Present, Starring Cate Blanchett, Burns Bright at the Box Office by Ryan McPhee

Broadway entered a winter slump this past week—which is to be expected following a string of shows closing in early January. Ten shows have shuttered in 2017, leading to a dip in gross…

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Monday, January 16, 2017

‘Dreamgirls’ at The Savoy Theatre by Blouin Artinfo

The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical hit ‘Dreamgirls’ will run at the Savoy Theatre through October 21, 2017. The smash-hit show has come to London after a long wait of 35 years. The …

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Friday, January 13, 2017

VIDEO: Broadway Stars Recreate Iconic 'Good Morning' Number in Tribute to Debbie Reynolds by BroadwayWorld

In honor of the late, legendary actress Debbie Reynolds, THE BOOK OF MORMON's Christopher Rice recreatedthe classic Good Morning number from the film Singing in the Rain.'

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Theater News: Robin De Jesús, Ariana DeBose, and Others Set for Broadway Sings Bowie | Prince

Stars of Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, and more will lend their voices to the celebration.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Broadway Grosses: The Color Purple Pushes Da Button One Last Time, Delivering the Tony-Winning Revival Its Highest Numbers by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple played its final performance on January 8 to a thunderous house that included the Clintons, Anna Wintour and Leslie Odom Jr. While Cynthia Erivo …

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Jo Lampert & More Announced for The Public's Joan of Arc: Into the Fire by Lindsey Sullivan

Jo Lampert will take on the role of Joan in the forthcoming production of Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, which has been extended prior to its world premiere. Penned by Oscar and Grammy winner D…

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Great Comet's Denee Benton on Josh Groban's Nerves, Singing Usher Before Every Show & More by

Age: 24 Hometown: Orlando, Florida Current Role: Denée Benton plays Natasha, a naive ingénue navigating love and lust in aristocratic Russia while her fiancé is a…

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History Has Its Eyes on You! Joshua Henry, Michael Luwoye & Rory O'Malley Will Lead the Hamilton Tour by Ryan Gilbert

It's time for them to take their shot! Tony nominee Joshua Henry, Michael Luwoye and Tony nominee Rory O'Malley will headline the touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-…

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History Has Its Eyes on You! Joshua Henry, Michael Luwyoye & Rory O'Malley Will Lead the Hamilton Tour by Ryan Gilbert

It's time for them to take their shot! Tony nominee Joshua Henry, Michael Luwyoye and Tony nominee Rory O'Malley will headline the touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

With Amber Riley Out Sick, Casey Nicholaw Favorite Marisha Wallace Takes Center Stage in West End's Dreamgirls by Ryan McPhee

Amber Riley has taken a temporary leave of absence from the West End revival of Dreamgirls following a pneumonia diagnosis. Marisha Wallace, who has appeared in a number of Casey Nicholaw-he…

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Stage & Screen Stars Send Up The Donald with TRUMP: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL by Stage Tube

Need a late afternoon pick-me-upPerformers from NEWSIES, THE BOOK OF MORMON, FOX's THE FOLLOWING and moregot together for afictional musical imagined to be written by our 45th President,the …

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Broadway Grosses: It's a Green Christmas on the Great White Way as Wicked Continues to Defy Gravity by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Christmas week on Broadway and the majority of productions played seven performances; two that did the full eight shows topped the frontrunners by gross—Hamilton, once again breaking t…

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Dear Evan Hansen Is Tap Tap Tapping Into the Millionaires' Club by Ryan McPhee

Dear Evan Hansen can now be found at the top of the boards. The new musical reached seven figures in its second full week since it officially opened, taking in $1,051,248 (over 102% of its p…

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

"In Transit" Stalls Due to Stereotypes by Broadway & Me

It took me awhile to get the double meaning of the title In Transit, the a cappella musical that opened last Sunday at Circle in the Square. The show is set primarily in the subway so I got …

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Friday, December 16, 2016

2016 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Regional Awards Update - THE BOOK OF MORMON Winning Best Production! by BroadwayWorld

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Nicholas Barasch & Kyle Scatliffe Will Star in Big River at City Center Encores! by Ryan McPhee

Broadway alums Nicholas Barasch and Kyle Scatliffe will lead the cast of Big River at New York City Center Encores!. The Roger Miller and William Hauptman musical, directed by Lear deBessone…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Dreamgirls review – fantastic ride on the showbiz rollercoaster by Lyndsey Winship

Savoy theatre, London Glee’s Amber Riley gives a gutsy performance in the UK premiere of the Broadway musical that bursts with snappy numbers and tight dance routinesFrom the first swish o…

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Book of Mormon – review by Euan Ferguson

Prince of Wales, LondonIf you're lucky enough to somehow have a ticket for this, the most cryingly good night out to have come along for years, and are by any chance looking forward to a smu…

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Monday, December 12, 2016

Broadway Grosses: The Holiday Season Is Some Kind of Wonderful for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Ryan McPhee

Winter, spring, summer or fall, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is a Broadway mainstay, but the winter in particular brings a particular holiday boost. The tuner, which celebrated three y…

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Friday, December 9, 2016

Starry SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT Starts Tonight at Laguna Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Lythgoe Family Panto presentaspecial holiday event, Cozi Zuehlsdorff 'Dolphin Tale' Films, Joely Fisher Broadway Cabaret, 'Desperate Hou…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Monday, December 5, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Oh, What a Week for Jersey Boys & Its Musical Cousin A Bronx Tale by Ryan McPhee

Jersey Boys ends its 10 plus-year stint on Broadway on January 15, 2017, but for now, they're hanging on to what they've got. The Tony-winning jukebox musical leapt to seven figures …

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Robert Creighton and Christine Ebersole Join Roster of Broadway's Best to Honor Joel Grey at 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala 12/5 by BroadwayWorld

The York Theatre Company James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director David McCoy, Chairman of the Board, dedicated to the development of new musicals an…

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Beth Leavel, Lesli Margherita, and More Get #Tappy in Holiday Special by Stage Tube

Inspired by the televised holiday specials of the 1960s, this year's 'Tappy Christmas Special'features Christopher Rice Tappy, The Book of Mormon and some of Broadway's biggest female stars …

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Sutton Foster, Rory O'Malley, Bernadette Peters and More Join York Theatre Company's 2016 Gala Honoring Joel Grey by BroadwayWorld

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced that several of Broadway's best - Carolee Carmello Finding Nev…

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Odds & Ends: Baby on the Way for Amanda Seyfried & Thomas Sadoski, Get Tappy for the Holidays With the Dames at Sea & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Baby on the Way for Amanda Seyfried & Thomas Sadoski Happy news for these stars of stage and screen! Amanda Seyfried is…

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Gavin Creel, Matthew Morrison and Andrea Martin to Join Seth Rudetsky's Fort Lauderdale Concert Series by BroadwayWorld

Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed The Mayor of Broadway, this unique series returns this winter to The Broward Center for the Performing Arts' Parke…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

That's So Fetch! Casey Nicholaw Tapped to Direct the Mean Girls Musical by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Tina Fey has brought in the big guns. Broadway hitmaker Casey Nicholaw (Something Rotten!, Aladdin and The Book of Mormon) has been tapped to helm and choreograph the much-buzzed about devel…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Dear Evan Hansen Off to Strong Start at Box Office by

The much-buzzed about Dear Evan Hansen began Broadway previews this week and immediately broke into our top five shows by capacity list. Bringing in a solid $804,291 over seven performances,…

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