Monday, June 17, 2019

Aladdin Standout Michael James Scott Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael James Scott, the showstopping actor currently appearing on Broadway as Genie in Aladdin, has signed on to lead's new vlog—"Live from the Lamp"—starting on June 25. T…

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Time to Dance! Broadway's The Prom Will Launch a National Tour in 2021 by Ryan Gilbert

Make people see how the world could one day be! The popular Broadway musical The Prom, named’s 2018 Show of the Year and winner of the 2019 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Mu…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Why The Lion King and The Book of Mormon can still pack theatres by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

The Lion King enthralls with its design, music and performance while Mormon delivers risqué material ‘with a heart,’ theatre experts tell Karen Fricker.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Odds & Ends: Sara Bareilles to Join Gavin Creel for 92Y Concert & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Sara Bareilles to Join Gavin Creel for 92Y Concert Sara Bareilles is headed uptown to reunite with her former Waitress co-star…

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Kaley Ann Voorhees, Susan Blackwell & More Join Starry Into the Woods Concert at Town Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

More casting has been announced for the highly anticipated benefit concert of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical Into the Woods. The previously announced event, presen…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Photo Coverage: Meet The Company of Joe Iconis' Newest Show, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER!

Tickets are now on-sale for the New York Premiere of the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter, opening Off-Broadway this summer at Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street). The follow…

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BWW TV: Joe Iconis, Annie Golden & More Explain What BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Is All About!

Tickets are now on-sale for the New York Premiere of the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter, opening Off-Broadway this summer at Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street). The follow…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

#TBT: Playbill: Pippin: April 2013 by JK

One of the greatest thrills of seeing live theater is when you see a favorite work in a whole new light. Such is the case with the 2013 revival of Pippin, which completely blew me away. Ther…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Top London Stage This Week: Mumford & Sons to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Mark Beech

London’s music festivals are kicking into gear for the summer. This week’s line-up of stars includes Nas, Bon Iver and Mumford & Sons.Also new for June, the Bridge Theatre follows it…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Mormon Madness hits Manchester by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Discounted preview tickets for The Book Of Mormon went on sale this morning at the Palace Theatre Manchester and Mormon madness ensued. This post Mormon Madness hits Manchest…

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VIDEO: MEAN GIRLS Star Kyle Selig Goes Pop with Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'The Sweetest Sounds' by Stage Tube

The Rodgers amp Hammerstein Organization announced today the release of the fifth music video in their YouTube Series, RampH Goes Pop The video features Kyle Selig Mean Girls,The Book of Mor…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 17- Casey Nicholaw Wins Best Director For THE BOOK OF MORMON by Alexa Criscitiello

In 2011, Casey Nicholaw picked up a win for Best Director of a Musical for the international mega-hit, The Book of Mormon. This year, Casey is once again nominated for his directing duties o…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Prom's Tony-Nominated Director Casey Nicholaw on Refraining from 'Sneak Attacks' & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw just earned his 11th Tony nomination for directing the seven-time Tony-nominated new musical The Prom, which he also choreographed. "I have a shelf with…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe & More to Lead Into the Woods Concert at Town Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed company of stars have signed on to sing from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical Into the Woods for a one-night summer benefit. The concert, presented i…

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Where is the best place to sit for The Book of Mormon musical in London?

It can be a "spooky Mormon hell dream" trying to find good seats for The Book of Mormon, and with a vast seating capacity of 1132, the Prince of Wales Theatre certainly doesn't make the …

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Saturday, May 4, 2019

Broadway Shocker: Eight Year Old Musical “Book of Mormon” in Trouble After Heyday Passes, Goes on Discount for First Time by Roger Friedman

Eight years ago, you couldn’t get a ticket to “The Book of Mormon” on Broadway. The show was sold out when it

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Olivier Winner Giles Terera on Starring in London's Rosmersholm and Sniffling Through Hamilton by Matt Wolf

Giles Terera’s many and varied credits include Honk!, The Book of Mormon, and a revelatory National Theatre revival of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, but the versatile performer reached a new…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Book of Mormon Surpasses Grease as 15th-Longest-Running Show in Broadway History by Andy Lefkowitz

The Book of Mormon made history this week. Reaching its 3,389th performance at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, the Tony-winning smash hit surpassed the 1972 original Broadway production of Grea…

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The Book of Mormon Surpasses Grease! to Become 15th-Longest-Running Broadway Show by Mark Peikert

The Tony-winning musical played its 3,389th performance May 1, 2019.

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Video: THE BOOK OF MORMON On Broadway Celebrates 3,389 Performances With A GREASE Tribute! by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, the Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical, The Book of Mormon celebrates its3,389th performance, surpassingthe run of the original Broadway production of Grease.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Gavin Lee to Play Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast at Paper Mill Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Gavin Lee will light up the stage of Paper Mill Playhouse this spring. The two-time Tony-nominated alum of SpongeBob SquarePants and Mary Poppins has been cast as Lumiere in the Millburn, NJ…

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Christopher Biggins, Celia Imrie And Bill Paterson Announced As Judges For Inaugural West End Flea Market by BroadwayWorld

Theatrical charity, Acting for Others today announce Christopher Biggins as head judge, alongside Celia Imrie and Bill Paterson for the inaugural West End Flea Market taking place on the mor…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

BWW Interview: How THE PROM's Casey Nicholaw Made a Musical with a Message by Nicole Rosky

Ever since Casey Nicholaw stepped off of the Beacon Theatre stage on June 12, 2011, his career has gone into hyperdrive. The directorchoreographer, who won not one, but two Tony Awards that …

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

BWW Exclusive: A Brand New Look at THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Just last month, the Broadway production of The Book of Mormon celebratedits 8th Anniversary at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre 230 West 49th Street, where it is the longest running show in the t…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Hello! Check Out This Exclusive Photo of Dave Thomas Brown, Destinee Rea & Cody Jamison Strand in The Book of Mormon by Lindsey Sullivan

Need to cure your case of the Mondays? We've got just the thing: a spiffy new shot from The Book of Mormon! The pic features Destinee Rea as Mrs. Brown, Dave Thomas Brown as Elder Price and …

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Ben Platt: 'Beyoncé gave me flowers. I'm afraid to touch them' by Alexis Soloski

He played ‘anxious weirdo nerds’ in Pitch Perfect and Dear Evan Hansen, but on his soul-baring new album Ben Platt has a new role ... himself ‘I really like playing people who aren’t…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

It's blasphemous and blue, but we can't help but laugh at 'The Book of Mormon' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Crude doesn’t begin to describe the hit musical, yet we can’t get enough of it. Here’s a look at why as the show returns to Pittsburgh.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Watch Audra McDonald and Christine Baranski Sing Prince Together on The Good Fight by Ryan McPhee

The two Tony winners sing a pop-funk standard on the latest episode of the CBS All Access series.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Review: ‘The Book of Mormon’ at the Hippodrome Theatre by John Harding

Ticket holders for The Book of Mormon national tour had better be prepared to exercise a muscle that doesn’t get much of a workout these days — the one that controls the “personally of…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Jason Gotay, Heidi Gardner Set for Cape Playhouse's 2019 Season by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented slate of stage-and-screen stars will spend the summer in Cape Cod, appearing in productions as part of Cape Playhouse's 2019 summer season. Six classic works comprise the lineup, …

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