Monday, August 22, 2016

NEWS: Earl Carpenter & Anita Louise Combe lead Ragtime, Full cast by Press Releases

Earl Carpenter, who starred in the West End and on Broadway as The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera and Inspector Javert in Les Miserables, and West End star Anita Louise Combe, Tessie Tu…

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

BWW TV: He's There (X4)! SHOWTUNE SHUFFLE - 'The Phantom of the Opera' Edition! by BroadwayWorld TV

The beauty of a long-running Broadway show is being able to see an iconic role portrayed by more than just one star. Today, BroadwayWorld is continuing ourSHOWTUNE SHUFFLE serieswith aBroadw…

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Catching Up With Anne Kanengeiser at ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ at The Kennedy Center by Joel Markowitz

As the National Tour of The Phantom of the Opera is about to end its run at The Kennedy Center, I had the pleasure of catching up with Anne Kanengeiser, who is starring as Madame Giry, be…

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Friday, August 19, 2016

PHOTO FLASH: Cirkus in Stockholm Prepares To Welcome THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by Michael Dale

True to its name, the 1,650-seat Cirkus in Stockholm, built in the 1830s, was originally a venue for circus performances.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

PHOTO FLASH: Sierra Boggess Arrives In Paris To Star In THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by Michael Dale

School's out for Sierra Boggess as she bids adieu to SCHOOL OF ROCK and preps to star as Christine Daae when THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA begins performances in Paris.

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PHOTO FLASH: Michael Crawford Commemorates 30th Anniversary THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's First Rehearsal by Michael Dale

Check out a wonderful vintage photo of Michael Crawford and the mask.

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

BWW TV: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Brings Broadway Classics to Bryant Park! by BroadwayWorld TV

This week's final installment included a performance by the Broadway cast of The Phantom of the Opera, includingLaird Mackintosh,Ali Ewoldt, andJordan Donica. Watch highlights below, as they…

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 #LiveatFive with Jordan Donica of The Phantom of the Opera by

The Phantom of the Opera star Jordan Donica stops by HQ to chat with Paul Wontorek.

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VIDEO: Sierra Boggess Bids Adieu To Her SCHOOL OF ROCK Dressing Room by Michael Dale

Next stop is France as Boggess stars in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Paris.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Will Chase, Rob McClure and More Set for BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK This Week by BroadwayWorld

This week's event will feature The Phantom Of The Opera Laird Mackintosh, Ali Ewoldt, Jordan Donica Something Rotten Catherine Brunell, Will Chase, Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer, Rob McClure…

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Class Is in Session! Jenn Gambatese Starts Performances in Broadway's School of Rock by Lindsey Sullivan

She's in the band! Broadway alum Jenn Gambatese begins performances in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock—The Musical on August 9. She succeeds Sierra Boggess as Principal …

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Cats, Les Miz & Phantom Bring Broadway Back to the '80s (And Adjust for Inflation) by Ryan McPhee

The Jellicles have gone up, up, up, past the Russell Hotel, up up up up to the Millionaire’s Club. The Broadway revival of Cats celebrated a gross of $1,083,009 this past week. This ma…

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Love Never Dies Alum Paul Ettore Tabone & More Join Ben Forster in West End's The Phantom of the Opera by Ryan McPhee

The West End’s The Phantom of the Opera is about to welcome some new faces. Beginning September 5, Paul Ettore Tabone, Siôn Lloyd and Mark Oxtoby will join the cast as Piangi and…

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

My Favorite Song: Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber of ‘Cats,’ ‘School of Rock’ and ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ by Shelby Behrman

I’ve always loved cats ever since I could remember. My mother read T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats poems to me when I was very small. My first cat was a Si…

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE with Katie Lynch and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Ali Ewoldt by Backstage Bite With Katie Lynch

In Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch, come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up. See your favorite stars out of their element as they…

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Sierra Boggess on Missing the Kids But Looking Forward to Paris as She Exits School of Rock for Phantom by

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway p…

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Monday, August 1, 2016

Triple Threat! Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrates Three Shows Running on the Great White Way by Lindsey Sullivan

Fancy-footed felines, a kid band that can roll with surprise visits from music icons and that masked man—they're all currently rocking the Great White Way thanks to seven-time Tony…

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PHOTO FLASH: Andrew Lloyd Webber Poses With Stars of CATS, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and SCHOOL OF ROCK by Michael Dale

The legendary composer now has two of his classics and his newest hit running on Broadway.

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Interview: Tony-nominated Actress Carmen Cusack On Her Solo Debut at Feinstein’s/54 Below and Her Musical Influences by Courtney Marie

Tony-nominated actress Carmen Cusack has left audiences completely breathless over the course of her longstanding career in London’s West End, Australia, and the United States. After perfo…

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Half a Sixpence review – slick musical update lacks emotional clout by Clare Brennan

Chichester Festival theatreJulian Fellowes and Cameron Mackintosh’s reworking of HG Wells has the production values but lacks rounded charactersHit-makers Julian Fellowes (writer of Downto…

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Photo Flash: Broadway Catches Some Zzzs for Saturday Intermission Pics! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup This week's edition f…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Jenn Gambatese to Replace Sierra Boggess in School of Rock on Broadway by

Jenn Gambatese will pledge allegiance to the band! The Broadway alum will join the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock—The Musical on August 9, when she succeeds Sierra …

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Photo Flash: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's James Barbour and More Sing Sondheim for BC/EFA by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present the extraordinary cast of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, which collaborated and sang the music of Stephen Sondheim on Sunda…

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ at the Kennedy Center by Jennifer Minich

In 1988, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera hit Broadway after a successful debut on the West End, scooping up the Tony Award for Best Musical, as well as the Tony Award for B…

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Review: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ at The Kennedy Center Opera House by Emily Cao

In fact, a perfect opera! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera dazzled the Kennedy Center’s Opera House this Friday, bringing the beloved and longest running Broadway musical t…

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Monday, July 18, 2016

BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by Bww Contests

BroadwayWorld is giving one of our lucky readers a chance to win two tickets to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERAon Broadway The contest winner will get two tickets to a performance at The Majestic T…

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RAMIN KARIMLOO – London Palladium by Edward Seckerson

Strictly speaking it should have been billed as “Ramin Karimloo and Broadgrass at the London Palladium” – then we might have anticipated the support act and late arrival of the West En…

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

'The Phantom Of The Empire': You Guessed It, Musical And Star Wars Combined by Beth Accomando

Turning Tydes, a musical theater troupe in San Diego, does musical mash-ups that spoof Broadway shows. Ahead of Comic-Con, they're performing a mash-up of Star Wars and The Phantom of the Op…

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Wicked's Judy Kaye Recalls Her Roles in Phantom, Mamma Mia! & More by

Tony winner Judy Kaye on her roles in Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Grease, Mamma Mia! and many more.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Cameron Mackintosh: 'I'm a billionaire, but I've never forgotten queueing for the cheap seats' by Michael Billington

Producer Cameron Mackintosh turned the West End musical into a global franchise. And he's not finished yet. New shows are opening round the world, new theatres are being purchased ... the em…

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