Monday, May 21, 2018

Broadway Grosses: As Tony Night Approaches, Once On This Island Packs the Circle in the Square Theatre by

Michael Arden's acclaimed revival of Ahrens & Flaherty's Once On This Island has plenty of reason to cheer. The recipient of eight Tony nominations and a pair of Broadw…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

BWW Album Review: FROZEN Original Broadway Cast Recording Is Perfect Storm of Heart-Warming Humor by Tori Hartshorn

FROZEN is Disney's latest foray of into moving musicals from the screen to stage. The story of sisterly love is currently melting frozen hearts on Broadway, joining its current counterparts …

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Krystal Joy Brown & More Complete Cast of Laura Bell Bundy-Led Sweet Charity by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the highly anticipated Reprise 2.0 production of Sweet Charity, set to play UCLA’s Freud Playhouse from June 20 through July 1. Three-time Tony winner Kathleen …

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

A Look at Fraver by Design: Five Decades of Theatre Poster Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond by Hannah Vine

Frank Verlizzo, the legendary poster designer behind the artwork for everything from Sweeney Todd to The Lion King, has collected his iconic work in a new book.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Broadway’s ‘Frozen’, ‘A Bronx Tale’ Announce North American Tour Plans by Greg Evans

Disney’s Tony-nominated musical Frozen will skate across North America beginning in the fall of 2019, with an official, exclusive opening at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angel…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Nominated Best Musicals Reap the Benefits of Their New High-Profile Status by

A foursome of fresh musicals had reason to celebrate on May 1 when they landed a spot in the 2018 Best Musical category in advance of this year's Tony Awards. Each nominated show ha…

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BWW TV: Broadway Get Ready to Battle! Go Inside Rehearsals for Idina Menzel's A BroaderWay Karaoke Benefit by BroadwayWorld TV

As the casts get ready for the big night, we're taking a closer look at what they are preparing for the big battle Go inside rehearsals with the casts of The Lion King, Frozen, and SpongeBob…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Monday, May 7, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Star-Packed Boys in the Band Surpasses One Million Dollars in First Week by

Mart Crowley's groundbreaking comic drama The Boys in the Band has officially arrived on Broadway. The iconic play is receiving its first main-stem staging with a talent-packed cast incl…

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Grosses Analysis: Denzel Washington-Led The Iceman Cometh Joins the Millionaire's Club by Andrew Gans

The highest-grossing productions for the first week of May included Hamilton, The Lion King, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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Thursday, May 3, 2018
Monday, April 30, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Summer: the Donna Summer Musical Works Hard for the Money, Surpasses One Million Dollars by

Broadway served up a crowd-pleasing new bio-show when Summer: the Donna Summer Musical celebrated a glittering opening night at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre last week. The new tuner following t…

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/27 - THE LION KING, SCHOOL OF ROCK, SISTER ACT and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Broadway Raises $5.7 Million at BC/EFA's 32nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition! by BroadwayWorld

Stars from some of the most popular shows on Broadway, including Angels in America, The Band's Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Hello, Dolly, The Lion King, Mean Girls, Once on This Island a…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Flock to New Revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel by

The sweeping new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's iconic musical Carousel is clearly leaving an impression on theatergoers. The talent-packed revival, starring Tony winner …

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Stars From FROZEN, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and Many More to Appear at the 32nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition by BroadwayWorld

Stars from some of the most popular shows on Broadway, including Angels in America, The Band's Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Hello, Dolly, The Lion King, Mean Girls, Once on This Island a…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

BWW Interview: Tim Lucas Talks Behind-the-Scenes With THE LION KING Puppets by Janine Angela Martinez

Director Julie Taymor made the importance of having the animals, which play a big part in the story, represented through costumes, masks, and puppets when it was first being put to the stage…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Broadway Grosses: My Fair Lady Plays to Sold-Out Crowds in Loverly Broadway Return by

The beloved Lerner & Loewe musical My Fair Lady is back on Broadway in a sumptuous Lincoln Center Theater production starring stage-and-screen star Lauren Ambrose. The highly antici…

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Jelani Remy, Alysha Umphress, Kyle Taylor Parker to Lead Smokey Joe's Cafe Revival by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed cast has been announced to lead the first major New York revival of the 1995 Tony-nominated musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe. The hit compilation of songs written by …

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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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Saturday, April 14, 2018

ON BROADWAY: The ‘riotously colourful’ SpongeBob SquarePants the Musical by Simon Parris

So riotously colourful that it makes The Lion King look noir, SpongeBob SquarePants the Broadway Musical is a giddily gleeful confection of music and movement that rightfully takes its place…

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Friday, April 13, 2018
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Schiffer Publishing to Release FRAVER BY DESIGN: Five Decades of Theatre Poster Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond by TV News Desk

Schiffer Publishing will release FRAVER BY DESIGN Five Decades of Theatre Post Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond by Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo on May 28, 2018. The Drama Desk Award-wi…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

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

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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Broadway Grosses: Audiences Pack the Golden Theatre to See Praised Three Tall Women by

Edward Albee's Pulitzer-winning play Three Tall Women has been stirring Broadway audiences since making its long overdue main-stem premiere last month. Headlined by stage greats Glenda J…

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Holes review – deeply felt drama brings landmark novel to life by Lyn Gardner

Nottingham PlayhouseAdult realism fuses with youthful fantasy in this rollicking adaptation of Louis Sachar’s much-loved detention camp taleAdam Penford’s tenure as artistic director at …

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Director Julie Taymor Receives the 2018 'Mr. Abbott' Award; See Photos from the Starry Ceremony by Lindsey Sullivan

Julie Taymor, the celebrated Lion King director, was honored by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers …

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