Thursday, January 19, 2017

Two Broadway Hits Will Reach Milestones This Month by Robert Viagas

The Lion King and The Phantom of the Opera continue to break long-run records.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Let's Have a Good Time! Sunset Boulevard Star Michael Xavier Is's Next Vlogger by Ryan McPhee

Are you ready for your close-up?’s next vlog is bringing you right into Norma Desmond’s mansion. Mark your calendars for Let’s Have Lunch: Backstage at Sunset …

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Phantom Ali Ewoldt on the Surprising Challenges of Playing Broadway's Angel of Music, Christine Daae by

As the heroine of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, Ali Ewoldt is getting to play her dream role.

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Odds & Ends: Hamilton Album Reaches 1 Million Sales, Andre Holland Joins Viola Davis & Cynthia Erivo Film & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Another Milestone for Hamilton The Hamilton cast recording has surpassed one million U.S. album sales since its September 20…

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

LOVE NEVER DIES Confirmed for North American Tour by BroadwayWorld

It's been long rumoredwith teases back as early as 2015thatAndrew Lloyd Webber's PHANTOM sequel was heading our way. Last Spring, the legendary composerrevealed in a feature for BuzzFeed tha…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A Roxie Returns: Bianca Marroquin Heads Back to Chicago During Mel B's Scheduled Absence by Ryan McPhee

A Chicago veteran is back to rake in the chips for a week. Bianca Marroquín will assume the role of Roxie Hart in the Tony-winning revival from January 5 through January 10, taking ov…

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Broadway Grosses: 2016 Goes Out on a High Note at the Box Office, Hamilton Reigns Supreme by Ryan McPhee

Broadway bid farewell to 2016 with added performances, box office boosts and myriad house records shattered. Virtually every show was up from the previous holiday week ending Christmas day; …

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Monday, January 2, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway Trifecta Scores Big by Matthew Wexler

All three of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway musicals rang in the New Year with record-breaking sales, smashing house records at the Winter Garden (School of Rock – The Musical), Majestic…

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All Three Of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway Musicals Ring In The New Year With Record Breaking Sales by BroadwayWorld

All three of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway musicals rang in the New Year with record-breaking sales, smashing house records at the Winter Garden School of Rock - The Musical, Majestic The P…

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Friday, December 30, 2016

Two Broadway Hits Will Reach Milestones in January by Robert Viagas

The Phantom of the Opera and The Lion King continue to break long-run records.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Longest Running Shows In The West End – December 2016 by Editorial Staff

By Editorial Staff Have you ever wondered what the longest running shows were in London’s West End? The attached list is the current state of play and whilst the obvious candidates Les…

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Kinky Boots' Killian Donnelly Talks Rocking High Heels, Dancing Full Out & More! by

Age: 32 Hometown: County Meath, Ireland Current Role: Killian Donnelly makes his Broadway debut as Kinky Boots' Charlie Price, who is set to inherit his late father's shoe fac…

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

'Phantom' is in fine form in current tour, falling chandelier and all by Chris Jones

A dozen viewings of "The Phantom of the Opera" has led me to a fascination with the speed of the falling chandelier.This obsession is not entirely out of sync with the show, which is back in…

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Exclusive Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Gets Joyful for Carols For A Cure by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The holiday season is not complete without the perfect music to accompany it. 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' is the latest compilation album that embodies the spirit of the season like nothi…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Review: Carmen Cusack’s Debut Album, “If You Knew My Story” by Courtney Marie

This is one story that we all need to hear. So familiar and poignant to the human experience, Ms. Cusack’s debut album, If You Knew My Story, is an extremely moving soundtrack for her lif…

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Theater openings for Dec. 16-22

Friday "The Phantom of the Opera": Can you hear the music of the night? Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway musical makes its way back to Chicago. Through Jan. 8 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 1…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Phantom Derrick Davis sings 'Music of the Night' by Morgan Greene

Sit back, relax, open up your mind and let your fantasies unwind with the latest Theater Loop Showcase. In this week's video, Derrick Davis, currently starring in the titular role of the na…

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Friday, December 9, 2016

Full Casting Announced For The Wild Party at The Other Palace by Editorial Staff

By Editorial Staff Full casting has been announced for Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party, which will receive its London premiere at The Other Palace (formerly the St James Theatre…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Repairs at Paris’ Mogador Theatre Will Last to Summer 2017 by Adam Hetrick

A fire at the theatre derailed a planned fall Paris premiere of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical The Phantom of the Opera.

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Great White Way Dates Set for Harold Prince's Prince of Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We now have dates for the previously reported Main Stem premiere of Prince of Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club. The long-in-the-works musical, which celebrates the career of the 21-time T…

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Olivier Nominee Killian Donnelly Begins Performances in Kinky Boots on Broadway by

West End star Killian Donnelly will make his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots from December 6. Donnelly, who earned Olivier—and Grammy!—nominations for originating the role of Charl…

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Broadway's Phantom of the Opera Celebrates 12,000 Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony-winning mega-hit The Phantom of the Opera celebrated 12,000 Broadway performances on November 28. The company, including leading players Jordan Donica, Ali Ewoldt and that masked man hi…

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Photo Flash: The Phantom of the Opera Celebrates Its 12,000th Broadway Performance

James Barbour, Ali Ewoldt, and Jordan Donica currently star in the long-running production.

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Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM oF THE OPERA Celebrates 12000 Performances on Broadway! by Jennifer Broski

Just yesterday the company of The Phantom of the Opera reached another milestoneThe musical became the first and only show in Broadway history to celebrate reaching12,000 Performances. Broad…

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Had Three Million Things to Be Thankful for this Holiday Weekend by Ryan McPhee

There may be a million things he hasn’t done, but Alexander Hamilton can at least cross off making over three million dollars in a single week. The smash hit Hamilton led the box offic…

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Broadway AM Report, 11/28/2016 - PHANTOM Hits 12,000 Shows and More! by Jessica Khan

Today's big news THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA marks 12,000 performances on Broadway tonight and more

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

PHANTOM to Celebrate 12,000 Performances on Broadway! 11/28 by BroadwayWorld

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today that the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold…

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

What's Playing on Broadway: Thanksgiving Weekend Edition! by BroadwayWorld

If your Thanksgiving Week plans include taking in a Broadway show, please take notice of the special holiday schedule for the rest of this holiday weekend. Many shows will take Thanksgiving …

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

‘Curtain Up’ at New York Public Library by Isabella Mason

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is hosting an exhibition, titled 'Curtain Up: Celebrating the Last 40 Years of Theatre in New York and London', on view through June 30, 2017.…

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