Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Eddie Cooper Replaces His Dad Chuck Cooper in Little Shop of Horrors, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Ellen Greene by Broadway.com

Eddie Cooper will replace his father Chuck Cooper (who is set for the upcoming Broadway musical Amazing Grace) as the voice of Audrey II in the previously announced Encor…

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Friday, May 15, 2015

The Visit’s Chita Rivera, An American in Paris & Curious Incident Among 2015 Drama League Award Winners by Ryan McPhee

The Visit headliner Chita Rivera received the prestigious Distinguished Performance Award at the 81st annual Drama League Awards on May 15. Rivera was one of 47 nominees for the top honor, w…

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

TheatreScene Thursday: Lifetime Achievers by JK

We are at the point in the awards season where all of the nominations have been announced and the predictions and Monday morning quarterbacking are in full swing.  But some of the nices…

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Friday, May 1, 2015

Audra McDonald, Your Tardiness Is Excused by Sarah B. Roberts

We were supposed to see Audra McDonald at Carnegie Hall on December 12, 2014.  Unfortunately, she postponed due to a work conflict.  We finally saw her on Wednesday night, Apr…

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Photo Coverage: On the Carpet at GIGI's Opening Night! by Walter McBride

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrated its opening Wednesday night, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre 250 West 52nd Stre…

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THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD • Stray Dog Theatre by Andrea

About the only thing better than a whodunit is one that allows the audience to choose the culprit. Add in a nifty conceit of some play-within-a-play action, and you've got Stray Dog's impres…

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Photo Coverage: GIGI Company Celebrates Opening Night- Go Inside the After Party! by Walter McBride

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrated its opening last night, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre 250 West 52nd Street.Gi…

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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Hudgens & Cast of GIGI Take Opening Night Bows! by Walter McBride

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrated its opening last night, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre 250 West 52nd Street.Gi…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

On the Twentieth Century Star Andy Karl Ranks His 11 Favorite Pop Culture Mustaches of All Time by Andy Karl

About the author: For Tony nominee Andy Karl, playing a character on Broadway requires a physical transformation: He bulked up for Rocky, arched his eyebrows in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, …

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Monday, March 23, 2015

HUNCHBACK's Andrew Samonsky to Come Home for May Cabaret Concert at Rubicon Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Broadway star Andrew Samonsky South Pacific, Scandalous, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Paper Mill's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, returns to his hometown on Sunday, May 3, for a special one-…

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Rupert Holmes’ and Melissa Manchester’s New Musical Gets Reading Today by Robert Viagas

Sweet Potato Queens, a new musical with a book by Tony-winning The Mystery of Edwin Drood writer Rupert Holmes and music by Grammy winning singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester, will get …

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Monday, March 16, 2015

Rupert Holmes and Melissa Manchester at Work On New Musical by Robert Viagas

Sweet Potato Queens, a new musical with a book by Tony-winning The Mystery of Edwin Drood writer Rupert Holmes and music by Grammy winning singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester, will get …

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill Playhouse! by Stage Tube

The Hunchback of Notre Dame, featuring a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, has officially begun its spring run at Paper Mill Playhouse. Directed by …

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Photo Flash: Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee & More in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill Playhouse! by BroadwayWorld

The Hunchback of Notre Dame, featuring a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, has officially begun its spring run at Paper Mill Playhouse. Directed by …

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's Cast & Creative Team Meet the Press! by Walter McBride

The cast of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, featuring a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, is officially in rehearsals for the upcoming spring run at Pa…

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tony Winner Jessie Mueller Will Headline Carnegie Hall's TAKE THE STAGE Concert in April by BroadwayWorld

On Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 3 p.m., Tony and Grammy Award winner Jessie Mueller Beautiful The Carole King Musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood joins Broadway veterans Leslie Stifelman Musi…

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BWW TV: Inside Rehearsal for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's Spring Run at Paper Mill Playhouse! by BroadwayWorld TV

The cast of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, featuring a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, is officially in rehearsals for the upcoming spring run at Pa…

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Paper Mill Playhouse, TV by Paper Mill Playhouse

The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Paper Mill Playhouse, TV Millburn, NJ- Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to announce casting for the United States premiere production of The Hunchback of Notre D…

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Saturday, February 7, 2015

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/7/15- Charles Dickens by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Charles Dickens An English novelist, Dickens is generally considered the greatest of the Victorian period. Dickens enjoyed a wider popularity and fame than had any previous au…

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PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today In Theatre History: FEBRUARY 7 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley and Robert Viagas

1812 Birthday of author Charles Dickens (1812-1870), whose "A Christmas Carol" has been adapted to the stage dozens of times and provides a durable annuity for theatre troupes …

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Michael Arden, Ciara Renee & More to Reprise Performances in Paper Mill's The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Ryan McPhee

Complete casting is now set for the Paper Mill Playhouse production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renée and more will reprise their performance fr…

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Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring by BroadwayWorld

Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to announce casting for the United States premiere production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre …

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Tony Nominees Brian d'Arcy James, Stephanie J. Block & More Tapped for New York Pops 2015-16 Season by Ryan McPhee

Tony nominees Brian d’Arcy James, Stephanie J. Block and Montego Glover, as well as Broadway alum Capathia Jenkins, will take part in The New York Pops’ 2015-16 concert season. T…

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Friday, January 23, 2015

'Congratulotions!' Broadway Pair Stephanie J. Block & Sebastian Arcelus Welcome Baby Girl by Ryan McPhee

We see a nose, we see a curl! Broadway power couple Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus have welcomed their first child. Tony nominee Block took to Twitter on January 23 to make the ann…

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'Congratulotions!' Broadway Pair Stephanie J. Block & Sebastian Arcelus Welcome Newborn Girl by Ryan McPhee

We see a nose, we see a curl! Broadway power couple Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus have welcomed their first child. Tony nominee Block took to Twitter on January 23 to make the ann…

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Photo Flash: Laura Benanti, Lena Hall & More Join The Skivvies at 42West by BroadwayWorld

The undie-rock comedy-pop duo of Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley just made their 42West debut in THE SKIVVIES...GOLD AS ICE. The show featured an all-star line up of guest artists from the wo…

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

STAGE TUBE: Lena Hall, Laura Benanti, Sierra Boggess & More Sing with The Skivvies by Stage Tube

Jacob Langfelder presents THE SKIVVIES...GOLD AS ICE. The undie-rock comedy-pop duo of Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley just made their 42West debut in THE SKIVVIES...GOLD AS ICE. The show fea…

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You Can't Take It With You Volunteers for God's Love We Deliver by Lauren Yarger

Richard Thomas. Photo: Joan MarcusTo carry over the holiday spirit into the new year, cast members from the You Can’t Take It With You Pulitzer Prize-winning revival by Moss Hart and Georg…

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Sean Cullen, Mike McGowan & Gregg Edelman Will Play First Husbands in Broadway-Bound First Wives Club by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The first wives now have their first husbands! Broadway vets Sean Cullen, Mike McGowan and Gregg Edelman have been tapped for the Broadway-bound musical First Wives Club. The production, sta…

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Monday, December 29, 2014

Best of 2014: The Unforgettables: Theatre Movers and Shakers by JK

There have been a ton of big names on the boards in 2014.  Many of them made a big impact on the theater scene.  Others had surprisingly little influence. Be that as it may, I've w…

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

BWW TV: Thank Heaven for GIGI- In Rehearsal with the Broadway-Bound Company! by BroadwayWorld TV

Rehearsals are currently underway for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. The production s…

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