Thursday, May 24, 2018

Gerard Alessandrini's Spamilton, which spoofs smash-hit musical Hamilton, transfers to London's West End 

Hamilton, Spamilton! Gerard Alessandrini's spoof musical (Shall we say spoofical?), Spamilton: An American Parody, is set to take the West End by storm when it premieres at the Menier Ch…

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Exclusive Portraits of Idina Menzel, Norbert Leo Butz & More at the Drama League Awards by Broadway.com

The 84th annual Drama League Awards ceremony took place on May 18 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, and boy, was the event star-studded. As previously announced, Mean Girls stars Ashley …

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Hamilton Star & Total Foodie Daniel Breaker Devils Eggs, Prank Calls Taylor Trensch & More on Side by Side by Broadway.com

The damn fool that shot Alexander Hamilton has got to be one of the most coveted male roles in contemporary musical theater, and Daniel Breaker is currently taking it on at the Richard Rodge…

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‘Delivers on so many levels’: THE BOOK OF MORMON – Sydney, Australia ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Wickedly witty, The Book of Mormon pokes fun at the seemingly un-pokeable and ultimately manages to leave the audience with the cheerfully uncomfortable warm fuzzies. It’s also fantastic t…

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Frozen by Barry Gordin

Frozen: Disney’s Blockbuster Musical Has Birthed a Mutual Admiration Society  Among Cast Members By: Ellis Nassour May 13, 2018- Disney’s 2013 Oscar-winning animated worldwide phenom…

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

VIDEO: Watch Andrew Rannells' Full Live From Lincoln Center Concert Now by Stephanie Wild

Acclaimed for his standout performances in Broadway's 'The Book of Mormon' and Lena Dunham's 'Girls,' versatile performer Andrew Rannells shows he can do just about anything in a daringly di…

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Ashley Day, Harriet Thorpe and The Book of Mormon win at Golden Bucket Awards by Matthew Hemley

Actors Harriet Thorpe and Ashley Day were among winners of this year’s Golden Bucket Awards, where The Book of Mormon was also

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Odds & Ends: The Plastics of Broadway's Mean Girls to Host Drama League Awards & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. The Plastics of Broadway's Mean Girls to Host Drama League Awards The Drama League has announced that Tony nominee Tayl…

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Odds & Ends: Rory O'Malley Lands TV Role, First Look at Andy Mientus in Tommy & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Rory O'Malley Lands Role in New Lifetime Series Rory O'Malley is returning to the small screen. The Book of Mormon …

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tony Nominee Rory O’Malley Cast in New Lifetime Series American Princess by Andrew Gans

The Book of Mormon and Hamilton star will be part of a cast that also includes Georgia Flood and Lucas Neff.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Spotlight On...Eric Sirota by Michael Block

Name:  Eric SirotaHometown:  Brooklyn, New York; Living in Flemington, NJ for the past 32 years.Education:  Stuyvesant High School, NYC (Frank McCourt was my homeroom teacher …

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Bid Now to Win Two House Seats and A Backstage Tour at BOOK OF MORMON by BroadwayWorld

Here is your chance to enjoy 2 premium house seats to the Broadway smash hit,The Book of Mormon

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

2018 Drama League Awards: The Band's Visit, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child & More Score Nominations by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations have announced for the 2018 Drama League Awards for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Where Do Best Musicals Come From? by JK

As we inch ever closer to the end of another Broadway awards eligibility season, I thought it might be interesting to look at the ultimate winners of the last 20 years. What were their prima…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Odds & Ends: Brandon Uranowitz, Margo Seibert to Celebrate Lynn Ahrens in Concert & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Brandon Uranowitz & More to Celebrate Lynn Ahrens in Concert A slew of Broadway veterans will come together to sing fro…

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Friday, April 6, 2018

First Look: Mean Girls on Broadway by Broadwaydirect

Mean Girls is a ferociously funny new musical from director Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon), composer Jeff Richmond (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blo…

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Monday, April 2, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Disney Dominates at the Box Office as Frozen, The Lion King & Aladdin Soar by Lindsey Sullivan

Let it go? More like rake it in! Disney nabbed three out of the top five grossing spots this past week with The Lion King taking in $3,092,152, Frozen garnering $2,246,998 and Aladdin earnin…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Nikki M. James Joins Brian d'Arcy James in Danny Strong-David Elliott Fox Pilot by Andrew Gans

The Book of Mormon Tony winner will play a communications director in the drama.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Interview: Donell James Foreman on Madonna, Chaka, and Janet (Oh, My!) by Jose Solis

After making his Broadway debut in The Book of Mormon, Donell James Foreman is paying tribute to the artists he loves in The Dirty 30 Tour or Play-List: a Pop Music Memoir, a show in which h…

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Industry Interview: Inside the Mind of Jujamcyn Theatres' Jordan Roth! by Robert Diamond

What do Frozen, Angels in America, Mean Girls, Springsteen on Broadway,The Book of Mormon, and Kinky Boots have in common Two words Jordan Roth.

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Book of Mormon by Arts Review

If you’re comfortable laughing at jokes about raping babies, AIDS and female circumcision, and seeing Ugandans portrayed as foul-mouthed yobbos, then you’re going to love The Book of Mor…

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Josh Gad-Penned Animated Musical Series Central Park to Star Leslie Odom Jr. & Daveed Diggs by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Josh Gad (The Book of Mormon) is co-writing and co-starring in Central Park, a new animated musical-comedy series that has just been added to Apple's series-programming…

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Friday, March 9, 2018

THE FRIDAY 5: Theater District Watering Holes by JK

JEFF'S TOP 5THEATRE DISTRICT WATERING HOLESOver the years, Mike and I have been known to enjoy an adult beverage or three during our Broadway binge trips. We like to try new places, but tend…

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

You Oughta Know! Elizabeth Stanley & More to Lead Alanis Morissette Musical Jagged Little Pill by Andy Lefkowitz

Initial cast members have been announced to lead the new musical Jagged Little Pill—based on the hit Alanis Morissette album—set to make its world premiere with American Repertor…

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Carolee Carmello, Kenita Miller, and Charlotte Maltby Lead 54 SINGS BABY: THE MUSICAL, a Benefit for Planned Parenthood by BroadwayWorld

Tony nominee Carolee Carmello Sweeney Todd, Parade, Drama Desk nominee Kenita Miller Once On This Island, The Color Purple, Charlotte Maltby The Secret Garden, The Sound of Music, and Charle…

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Donell James Foreman Readies for 54 Below Solo Debut by Sandi Durell

by Sandi Durell   Get ready for “The Dirty 30 Tour or Play-List: A Pop Music Memoir” from The Book of Mormon’s Donell James Foreman as he makes his 54 Below solo debut! This conce…

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Saturday, March 3, 2018

BWW TV: Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth & More Preview What's Coming This Spring at Feinstein's/54 Below! by Tv - Press Previews

Earlier this week, Feinstein's54 Below welcomed stars from some of its upcoming shows- two-time Tony Award-winner Chita Rivera March 6-22 two-time Tony and Emmy Award-winner Bebe Neuwirth Ma…

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen Tony Winner Ben Platt Nabs Feature Film Lead in Love & Oatmeal by Lindsey Sullivan

Talk about a breakfast of champions! On top of signing a solo record deal with Atlantic and being tapped to star in the Netflix series The Politician, Tony winner Ben Platt has also got a bi…

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Dave Thomas Brown & Cody Jamison Strand Team Up in Broadway's The Book of Mormon by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning musical The Book of Mormon welcomes Dave Thomas Brown as Elder Price and the return of Cody Jamison Strand as Elder Cunningham beginning on February 20. The duo takes over for l…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Cody Jamison Strand Will Return to The Book of Mormon on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Cody Jamison Strand is heading back to Broadway's Tony-winning musical The Book of Mormon. The talented actor will return to the role of Elder Cunningham beginning on February 20. L…

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Jason Mraz's Final Week in Waitress Brings In Audiences by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Grammy winner Jason Mraz's final week really had the Waitress box office cooking as audiences headed to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to savor the last few performances of his Bro…

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