Friday, January 18, 2019

Andrew Rannells on Landing His First Broadway Angel in Rent by

Today, we know Andrew Rannells as the two-time Tony-nominated actor whose screen credits include Girls and the upcoming Black Monday. The beloved star of Falsettos and The Book of Mormon pai…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

David Henry Hwang to Pen Live-Action Hunchback of Notre Dame Film; Josh Gad Eyes Title Role by Andy Lefkowitz

There's more life yet for The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The beloved 1996 animated film which was adapted into an acclaimed stage musical will now appear as a live-action movie, with a scr…

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Upcoming Equity Auditions for The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Burn This, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with this selection of upcoming auditions for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Make Way! Ainsley Melham & Michael James Scott Are the New Stars of Broadway's Aladdin by Andy Lefkowitz

Ainsley Melham and Michael James Scott, standout stars of the Australian and London productions of Disney's Aladdin, will head into the hit Broadway production at the New Amsterdam Theat…

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Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White Join My Fair Lady on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented Broadway alums Danny Burstein and Christian Dante step into the acclaimed Broadway revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady on January 8. They take over the roles of Alfred …

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel Kick Off Performances in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Sara Bareilles, the Tony-nominated songwriter of Waitress, rejoins the hit musical in the role of Jenna on January 7. She is joined by Tony winner Gavin Creel, who steps into the tuner for t…

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

VIDEO: THE BOOK OF MORMON Pays Tribute to FIDDLER ON THE ROOF After Reaching Milestone by Stephanie Wild

With The Book of Mormon's 3,243rd performance, the Broadway run of the show surpasses the run of the original production of Fiddler on the Roof.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Christian Dante White to Take Over as Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Broadway's My Fair Lady by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready to hear silver-voiced Broadway alum Christian Dante White sing the iconic Lerner & Loewe tune "On the Street Where You Live" when he joins the luminous revival of My …

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

“The Book of Mormon” at Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, “The Book of Mormon,” continues its outrageous run at New York’s Eugene O'Neill Theatre through August 11, 2019.The New York Times has ca…

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Olivier-Winning Hamilton Star Giles Terera Joins Rachel Chavkin's An American Clock at The Old Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Giles Terera, the mega-talented actor who took home an Olivier Award for his turn as Aaron Burr in Hamilton, has been cast as Robertson/Moe 3 in the upcoming production of Arthur Miller'…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Mean Girls Holiday Song Just Released by Broadwaydirect

Pull out the schnapps ‘cause the hot elves have been hard at work at The North Shore North Pole & now they’re super excited to share their new track, “Rockin’ Around The Pole!…

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Good Idea! Sara Bareilles Will Return to Waitress with Gavin Creel by Andy Lefkowitz

This just might be the news of the week! Sara Bareilles has announced that she is returning to the stage for another turn as Jenna in her Tony-nominated musical Waitress. She'll be …

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

West End’s Top Ticket Prices Up By A Fifth, Though Lowest Prices Are Down 10% by Artsjournal1

“The average top-price ticket across all West End shows is £117.52, up 19% compared with 2017. This is the first time the average top-price ticket has exceeded £100, since The Stage …

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Interview with THE BOOK OF MORMON’S JAKE EMMERLING by Michael J. Roberts

After six years, original THE BOOK OF MORMON tour cast member JAKE EMMERLING returns to [...] The post Interview with THE BOOK OF MORMON’S JAKE EMMERLING appeared first on Showbiz Chic…

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

'The Book of Mormon' is back in Chicago, still brave enough to laugh by Chris Jones

On Thanksgiving Eve at the Oriental Theatre, several hundred of us took time to give thanks for an all-American freedom of expression — the precious right to make fun of our elders, spoof …

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “Hadestown,” Florence + the Machine by Mark Beech

Two very different couples are the star characters in London stage openings this week: Orpheus the songwriter and his muse Eurydice enliven Anais Mitchell’s impressive musical “Hadestown…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

It's a Summer Breeze! Original Olaf Josh Gad Visits Frozen on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

He's not letting it go! The original voice of Olaf, Tony nominee Josh Gad, visited the cast of Frozen on Broadway on November 13. Gad voiced the friendly summer-loving snowman in the meg…

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Save Up to $50 to See Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber in THE PROM on Broadway by Contests - Broadway

See the next hit from Broadway's Musical Comedy Dream Team - the geniuses behind The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf, Mean Girls...must we go on

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “White Teeth” to Culture Club by Mark Beech

New openings on the London stage this week include a bold attempt to stage Zadie Smith’s epic novel “White Teeth,” with mixed results, and a theatrical version of the comic novel “Do…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

I Believe! The Book of Mormon Becomes Longest-Running Show at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Congratulations are in order! With the November 2 performance of The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony-winning mega-hit will become the longest-running production in the history of the Euge…

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Broadway’s The Book of Mormon Plays Record-Breaking Performance November 2 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical becomes the longest inhabitant of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

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THE BOOK OF MORMON Becomes Longest Running Show at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, November 2, 2018, Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON will play its 3,183rd performance, at which point it will become the longest running production in the history of the Eugene O'Neill …

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Top New York Stage This Week: Cher Musical, Elton John, Ferryman by Mark Beech

New York has another musical biography in town. “The Cher Show” is starting previews. Three actresses portray the star in a sequined spectacular that follows jukebox tributes to the like…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Ferryman” Opens to Raves; Cher Musical on Way by Mark Beech

“The Ferryman” has just opened on Broadway to rave reviews. The Jez Butterworth play is the biggest highlight of New York’s performing-arts scene this week. It won unanimous five-star …

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The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes Tony Nominee Rory O'Malley by Broadwaysted

Happy Days are here again...and we mean Happy Days A New Musical because we're thrilled to be sharing a laugh with Broadway and podcast star Rory O'Malley We're pouring out LaCroix Sparkling…

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Top London Performing Arts This Week: Van Morrison to “Wise Children” by Mark Beech

London has an embarrassment of riches opening on its stages this week, including “Wise Children,” the Royal Shakespeare Company’s “Macbeth” and “A Very Very Very Dark Matter.”T…

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Monday, October 22, 2018

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Best Broadway Halloween Costumes of 2018 by Lindsey Sullivan

It's October 22, which means fans have just about a week to prep their Halloween costumes. Need some inspiration? Want to put a Broadway spin on your ensemble for the big night? We asked…

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

The Book of Merman by Sandi Durell

    By Steve Nardoni   I told someone I had seen this. He accurately surmised that is was some kind of spoof on “The Book of Mormon” but had no idea who Ethel Merman was. He h…

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Review: ‘The Book of Merman’ at St. Luke’s Theatre by Deb Miller

The witty title gives a good indication of what to expect in the Off-Broadway engagement of The Book of Merman, now performing at St. Luke’s Theatre. A laugh-out-loud mash-up Broadway’s…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Top London Performing Arts This Week: U2, Robert Plant to “Macbeth” by Mark Beech

London is welcoming a gender-revised version of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Company” this week and it is saying farewell to the impressive “Lehman Trilogy.”Two other revived plays …

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Broadway Grosses: The Ferryman Makes a Splash on the Great White Way by

Jez Butterworth's Olivier-winning West End hit The Ferryman is making a strong showing in its first couple of weeks on Broadway. Audiences are packing the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre to se…

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