Monday, September 9, 2019

Viva Broadway to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with 'El Conjunto' Concert Series Hosted by Ana Villafañe by Ryan Gilbert

Viva Broadway will host a special Hispanic Heritage Month celebration concert series hosted by Broadway actress and singer Ana Villafañe, best known for her role as Gloria Estefan in On You…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

David Josefsberg to Replace Rob McClure in Broadway's Beetlejuice by Beth Stevens

David Josefsberg will step into the role of Adam Maitland in Broadway’s Beetlejuice beginning on September 24. Rob McClure, who originated the role of the recently deceased everyman in the…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park & Rebecca Luker to Lead Footloose at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

The Kennedy Center has announced principal casting for its upcoming staging of the beloved 1998 musical Footloose. The previously announced production, directed by original Broadway helmer …

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Odds & Ends: Betrayal Star Zawe Ashton to Debut New Play at Soho Rep. & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Betrayal Star Zawe Ashton to Debut New Play at Soho Rep. Zawe Ashton, the mega-talented star currently taking her first Broadway…

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Ryan Murphy Announces Netflix Plans for A Chorus Line Miniseries, Patti LuPone in Hollywood and More by Paul Wontorek

Hollywood mega-producer Ryan Murphy promised Broadway.com that he would keep bringing “Broadway shows and Broadway talent to the world” with his $300 million Netflix deal back in June an…

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Ryan Murphy To Bring A CHORUS LINE, Patti LuPone and More To Netflix

In addition to his previously announced adaptation of The Prom, Ryan Murphy is also developing a ten-part miniseries of the musical, A Chorus Line and a project starring Patti LuPone!

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Ryan Murphy Adds ‘A Chorus Line’, Halston Miniseries With Ewan McGregor and Warhol Docuseries To Robust Netflix Slate by Dino-Ray Ramos

Ryan Murphy has unpacked a jaw-dropping, star-studded slate of excitement with his new slate of Netflix shows that was part of his mega deal with the streamer. In an interview with Time, Mur…

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

by John Simon

MUSICALS ENDANGEREDWhat Is happening to America's greatest contribution to the theater, musical comedy? Why so many jukebox musicals? Why so many paltry shows?  Why haven't you even tried…

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MUSICALS ENDANGERED by John Simon

MUSICALS ENDANGEREDWhat Is happening to America's greatest contribution to the theater, musical comedy? Why so many jukebox musicals? Why so many paltry shows?  Why haven't you even tried…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 26th - BEETLEJUICE Continues To Top Social Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (3.59%), Hadestown (2.25%), Moulin Rouge (2.07%), Oklahoma! (1.60%) and The Prom (1.52%). The top growing current Broadwa…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Industry Editor Exclusive: Filming a Broadway Show From Your Seat - Is It Ever Allowed?

Last week, many fans who couldn't fit in the theater got to enjoy part of the final performance of THE PROM courtesy of Beth Leavel's personal publicist. Lisa Goldberg, founder of her own LS…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Broadway has waved goodbye to The Prom but will the West End wave hello? #WestEndWishlist

After 333 performances (previews and regular) at the Longacre Theatre, the Broadway production of this new musical comedy recently closed its doors. The critically acclaimed show earned its…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Why Beth Leavel Was Convinced She Didn’t Get the Part in The Drowsy Chaperone by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares the famous sitcom he’s guesting on, plus stories from Beth Leavel’s time in 42nd Street, Drowsy, The Prom, and more.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 19th - BEETLEJUICE & SEA WALL / A LIFE Top Growth For Second Consecutive Week!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (3.59%), Hadestown (2.25%), Moulin Rouge (2.07%), Oklahoma! (1.60%) and The Prom (1.52%). The top growing current Broadwa…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Talk Broadway To Me: Jon Mourns the Broadway Casualties of Summer 2019

Well my dearest Broadway fans, it's the end of the summer. The tourists are returning home, school is about to start, the smell of pumpkin spice lattes fills the air and we have to say goo…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Photo Flash: Tony Award-Winner Beth Leavel Mentors Broadway Artist Alliance Students

On Thursday, July 25th, Tony® Award winner Beth Leavel stopped by Broadway Artists Alliance to share some words of wisdom before the students' highly anticipated industry showcase. Leavel h…

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From James Madison to North Shore by Angela Tricarico

by Abigail Charpentier Susie Carroll Since this spring, Susie …

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tony Winner Beth Leavel Will Debut New Show at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

Thirteen Shows and Counting will revisit Leavel’s acclaimed performances in such shows as The Drowsy Chaperone, Mamma Mia!, and The Prom.

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Odds & Ends: Beth Leavel to Play Cabaret Engagement in 2020 & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Beth Leavel to Play Weeklong Cabaret Engagement in 2020 This news will no doubt brighten the week of fans still mourning the clo…

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Beth Leavel Goes Solo at 54 Below This January

Hot on the heels of her Tony-nominated turn in The Prom, Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone) is bringing her brand new show to Feinstein's/54 Below for five nights…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Prom Goes Out on Top, Reaching All-Time High at the Box Office by Andy Lefkowitz

Everyone was going to prom this past week, as the Tony-nominated smash-hit musical played to packed houses in its final set of performances at the Longacre Theatre. The celebrated musical re…

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Broadway Box Office Steady At $34M; ‘Sea Wall/A Life’, ‘The Prom’, ‘Be More Chill’ Fill Seats by Greg Evans

Broadway’s Be More Chill, The Prom and Sea Wall/A Life were at near-capacity last week, as the first two headed out and the latter had its official welcome. Together they helped Broadway m…

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Grosses Analysis: The Prom and Be More Chill Pack Houses During Final Week on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The two new musicals ended their runs August 11.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 12th - BEETLEJUICE and SEA WALL / A LIFE Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (3.59%), Hadestown (2.25%), Moulin Rouge (2.07%), Oklahoma! (1.60%) and The Prom (1.52%). The top growing current Broadway plays we…

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Wake Up With BWW 8/12: JOSEPH... Broadway Transfer, and More!

Today's top stories: relive the Broadway journeys of The Prom and Be More Chill, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat eyes a Broadway transfer, and more!

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

VIDEO: Casey Nicholaw and Caitlin Kinnunen Give Emotional Speeches at THE PROM's Final Curtain Call

The Prom has ended its Broadway run today, August 11th, after 23 preview and 310 regular performances. Following the final curtain call, Casey Nicholaw and Caitlin Kinnunen took the stage t…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Gettin' Peggy Wit It - Peggy Roasts Broadway's Closing Shows

Morgan James and Ellyn Marie Marsh present 'Gettin Peggy Wit It'! Peggy came to Broadway to roast the soon-to-close shows, including Be More Chill, The Prom, Pretty Woman, The Cher Show, and…

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VIDEO: Relive THE PROM's Journey on Broadway as the Show Wraps Up its Run

The Prom has ended its Broadway run today, August 11th, after 23 preview and 310 regular performances. A video has surfaced on YouTube, chronicling The Prom's journey throughout its run. The…

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A Wave Of Closings On Broadway by Artsjournal

What’s unusual is that instead of hanging on until Labor Day to cash in on tourist dollars, five musicals are closing in the next two weekends: King Kong (which bumped up the losses signif…

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Last Dance: The Prom Ends Broadway Run by Ryan McPhee

A national tour, novel adaptation, and Netflix movie are next for the musical comedy.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Broadway Says Goodbye- BE MORE CHILL, THE PROM, THE CHER SHOW & More Prepare for Final Bows

Since the beginning of summer 2019, Broadway has bid farewell to a whopping eleven productions. Some were pre-scheduled. limited runs; others long-running favorites; all equally missed. Befo…

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