Monday, September 26, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Even Before Opening, The Front Page Makes Headlines (Like This One) by Ryan McPhee

The fall season is beginning to light up the marquees of Broadway, and instead of a splashy musical, it’s a classic play shining brightest. The revival of The Front Page began previews…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Monday, September 19, 2016

Broadway Grosses: An American in Paris Leaps Back Ahead of Final Performance by Ryan McPhee

An American in Paris will dance its fidgety feet off the Great White Way on October 9, but it’s still got rhythm (and some box office clout). The Gershwin musical grossed $959,422 this…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

World Premiere of ON THE RAILS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Algonquin Theater Productions and Jason Hewitt welcomeLindsay Nicole Chambers Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Mel Johnson Jr. Jekyll amp Hyde, Hot Feet, The Lion King, Big Deal,…

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Has Still Got a Friend (A Bunch of Them, In Fact) by Ryan McPhee

That lovin’ feeling isn’t lost just yet. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical celebrated at six-figure bump in this week’s box office report, reaching $901,959. The long-runn…

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

The Lion King – No Booking Fee Offer by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you a great offer for Disney’s The Lion King currently playing at London’s Lyceum Theatre. Book a ticket between now and the 7th October a…

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Thursday, September 8, 2016
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Final Stars of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!- Seaweed & Little Inez by TV News Desk

As BroadwayWorld recently reported, HAIRSPRAY LIVE has completed it's all-star dream cast with not one, but two final cast members - direct from Broadway In the role of Seaweed will be Ephra…

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TV News: NBC's Hairspray Live! Mines Broadway For Its Seaweed and Little Inez

Hamilton and The Lion King stars round out the cast of the live musical.

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Run and Tell That: Hamilton's Ephraim Sykes & School of Rock's Shahadi Wright Joseph Join Hairspray Live! by Ryan McPhee

Ephraim Sykes, who can currently be seen on Broadway in the ensemble of Hamilton, has joined the cast of Hairspray Live!, according to Essence. He takes on the role of Seaweed J. Stubbs in t…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Curious Incident & Les Miz Bring Home the Cash in Final Weeks by Broadway.com

The formal end of summer always marks the end of the run for a number of Broadway shows, and those productions departing the Main Stem early this month have seen a corresponding bump in the …

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Monday, September 5, 2016

BROADWAY SESSIONS Welcomes LION KING Cast Members, 9/8 by BroadwayWorld

BROADWAY SESSIONS is an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron Bway Wicked, Aida and Foot…

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents Tennessee Williams Bio-Musical A HOUSE OF GLASS in Concert by BroadwayWorld

FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents A House of Glass in concert on Monday September 12, 2016 at 7 PM. Broadway's Joshua Morgan Les Mis, Lawrence Clayton The Color Purple, L…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 871: Niccolo Aeed by Adam Szymkowicz

Niccolo AeedHometown: New York CityCurrent Town: Still New York, I haven't managed to escape yet.Q:  Tell me about Room 4.A:  It's a weird one. Basically, four black actors keep …

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Nick Cordero, Richard H. Blake & More Slated for Broadway's A Bronx Tale; Full Casting Announced by Broadway.com

From Paper Mill Playhouse to the Great White Way! Broadway faves Richard H. Blake and Nick Cordero will lead the cast of A Bronx Tale, reprising their respective roles as Lorenzo and Sonny. …

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Jackie Burns, Robert Creighton, Felicia Finley and More Set to Appear at Ocean State Theatre on October 17 by BroadwayWorld

Producer Stephen DeAngelis, who has produced over 200 different Broadway concerts at venues in New York and across the United States, will return to his native Rhode Island to produce his fi…

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See Fifth Harmony Member Visit The Lion King by Hannah Vine

Dinah Jane Hansen hung out wtih Simba and Nala backstage August 30.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Hamilton’s Renée Elise Goldsberry Will Guest on Disney’s Lion Guard by Adam Hetrick

The Hamilton Tony Award winner will guest voice a role on the Disney animated series inspired by The Lion King.

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I Interview Playwrights Part 869: Marina Tempelsman by Adam Szymkowicz

Marina Tempelsman Hometown: New York City Current Town: New York City Q:  Tell me about Room 4. A:  Room 4 is a comedy about four black actors caught in a time loop …

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Broadway Kids Land Lead Roles in New Film Curbside Waltz by Andrew Gans

Young actors from The Lion King and The King and I will star in the short film.

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Telly Leung, James Snyder & More Board In Transit on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The cast is now set for In Transit on Broadway. Among the stars are two stage favorites and former Broadway.com vloggers: Telly Leung and James Snyder. The a cappella musical by Kristen Ande…

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Broadway Grosses: With One Week More, the Box Office Barricade Still Holds Strong at Les Miserables by Ryan McPhee

While many major players took a hit this past week, Les Miserables managed to keep strong at the barricade as it approached its final week of performances. The revival, which will conclude o…

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Odds & Ends: Renee Elise Goldsberry Returns to Her Lion King Roots, Phylicia Rashad Is Taye Diggs’ Mom & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed from today. Renée Elise Goldsberry Gets Cool Mom Points The Hamilton Tony winner already has them in spades for playing the…

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Pint-Sized Stranger Things Stars Caleb McLaughlin & Gaten Matarazzo, Broadway-Bound Todrick Hall Join Elsie Fest Lineup by Broadway.com

Elsie Fest just got a whole lot stranger. Caleb McLaughlin and Gaten Matarazzo, two young Broadway alums who play Lucas and Dustin, respectively, on the Netflix series Stranger Things, will …

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Pint-Sized Stranger Things Stars Caleb McLaughlin & Gaten Matarazzo Join Elsie Fest Lineup by Ryan McPhee

Elsie Fest just got a whole lot stranger. Caleb McLaughlin and Gaten Matarazzo, two young Broadway alums who play Lucas and Dustin, respectively, on the Netflix series Stranger Things, will …

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Cynthia Erivo, Christopher Jackson & More Broadway Stars Circle Up & Sing Out for #BlackLivesMatter by Broadway.com

Poet and Hamilton performer Daniel J. Watts recently partnered with his soon-to-be co-star Brandon Victor Dixon and Motown’s Warren Adams to send a message through his words and song i…

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Broadway Grosses: The Book of Mormon Still Writes the Book on Box Office Success; Les Miz Marches for Two Weeks More by Ryan McPhee

The Book of Mormon is showing no sign of turning it off just yet. The Tony-winning musical, now in its sixth year, has managed to float comfortably above the $1 million mark and consistently…

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Jacqui Dubois and More Join GHOST - THE MUSICAL UK Tour; Cast Complete! by BroadwayWorld

West End musical theatre star Jacqui Dubois original London cast of Rent and Children of Eden, other credits include The Lion King, Fela and most recentlyPeople, Places and Things will join…

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

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