Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Tickets Are Now On Sale for Immersive Musical Experience Cleopatra by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for Cleopatra, a new immersive off-Broadway show arriving at Chelsea Music Hall on October 23 with an opening night set for November 7. RuPaul's Drag Race star Du…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Broadway Grosses: The Ferryman Makes a Splash on the Great White Way by Broadway.com

Jez Butterworth's Olivier-winning West End hit The Ferryman is making a strong showing in its first couple of weeks on Broadway. Audiences are packing the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre to se…

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Watch Tony Winner Heather Headley Preview Her Concert at Kings Theatre and Emerson Colonial Theatre by Roberto Araujo

The Lion King and Aida star talks about favorite shows, dream roles, and her upcoming album before her November concerts.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Veteran Entertainment Publicist Emily McGill Announces Boutique PR Firm Press Play by BroadwayWorld

After a decade working in the New York City entertainment industry, veteran publicist Emily McGill founded Press Play, a boutique public relations firm serving the entertainment community. …

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Broadway’s Heather Headley on New Chicago Med Role, Memories From The Lion King, and More by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner talks theatre versus television, starring as The Lion King’s original Nala, and her upcoming solo concerts.

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Corbin Bleu & More Join the Cast of Kiss Me, Kate; Amanda Green to Update the Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Fancy-footed star Corbin Bleu will return to Broadway in 2019 as Lucentio/Bill Calhoun in Roundabout Theatre Company's hotly anticipated revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Additional casting…

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Corbin Bleu & More Complete the Cast of Kiss Me, Kate; Amanda Green to Update the Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Fancy-footed star Corbin Bleu will return to Broadway in 2019 as Lucentio/Bill Calhoun in Roundabout Theatre Company's hotly anticipated revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Full casting has b…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Broadway Grosses: King Kong Packs the House in First Main-Stem Performances by Broadway.com

The much-anticipated new musical King Kong officially arrived at the Broadway Theatre on October 5. The new tuner based on the iconic 1932 novel made a strong showing in its first …

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Broadway Grosses: King Kong Packs the House in Its First Main-Stem Performances by Broadway.com

The much-anticipated new musical King Kong officially arrived at the Broadway Theatre on October 5. The new tuner based on the iconic 1932 novel made a strong showing in its first …

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Friday, October 5, 2018

The Friday 5: Broadway Flea Market Thoughts by JK

Last Sunday, Mike, our mutual friend and I made our annual trek to the big city for The Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction. We, along with several thousand of other theater-loving fans s…

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Disney's THE LION KING Announces Next Dedicated Relaxed Performance by BroadwayWorld

Disney's hit West End musical THE LION KING has today announced that it will hold a dedicated Relaxed Performance on Sunday 2nd June 2019 at 130pm. Tickets are now on sale.

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Springsteen Is Still 'Born to Run' on the Great White Way by Broadway.com

Following a brief hiatus, Bruce Springsteen's Tony-winning Broadway concert Springsteen on Broadway returned to the Walter Kerr Theatre this past week—and audiences packed the hous…

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Stars Align & Audiences Pack In for The Lifespan of a Fact by Broadway.com

A trio of stage-and-screen greats introduced a new work to theatergoers beginning on September 20 when The Lifespan of a Fact made its world premiere on Broadway. Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jo…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Monday, September 17, 2018

The Lion King: Disney’s Pride Still Rules the Savanna by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ Long-Run Lookback: Disney’s Tale of Simba Remains Awe-Inspiring The post The Lion King: Disney’s Pride Still Rules the Savanna appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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The Lion King: Another Ride on the Circle of Life by Jesse Oxfeld

Long-Run Lookback: ★★★ The Disney warhorse still looks spectacular, even if it's not entirely engaging The post The Lion King: Another Ride on the Circle of Life appeared first on New …

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Broadway Grosses: SpongeBob SquarePants Surpasses One Million Dollars as Audiences Bid Farewell to Bikini Bottom by Broadway.com

Teary-eyed audiences might have said goodbye to the 12-time Tony-nominated musical SpongeBob SquarePants on September 16 just before residents of Bikini Bottom packed up their dressing …

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 3) by JK

Over the past weeks, I began to celebrate the start of my 36th year of going to Broadway shows, by looking at the theaters where I've seen multiple distinct productions. Miss the first part?…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Explore Fall Offerings Bernhardt/Hamlet & The Nap by Lindsey Sullivan

It's not just the sudden chill in the Theatre District air: fall has arrived on the Great White Way with the beginning of preview performances for Bernhardt/Hamlet and The Nap. Audiences…

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When You're Good to Mama! Raena White Steps into Chicago by Lindsey Sullivan

Raena White is taking on the role of Matron “Mama” Morton in the Tony-winning revival of Chicago beginning on September 10. The role was previously played by Cady Huffm…

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman: The Musical Remains a Record-Breaking Summer Hit by Broadway.com

Labor Day theatergoers couldn't get enough of Pretty Woman: The Musical, the new tuner that has been packing in crowds and breaking records since performances began in July. The stage mu…

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Friday, August 31, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Edwin Brown III by Zack Calhoon

Edwin Brown III makes his Off Broadway debut. NY Workshop of Thoughts of a Colored Man directed by Taye Diggs. Select regional credits include FLY at Alabama Shakes,…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

After 15 years of 'Lion King,' Kenny Ingram is back and open for business by Chris Jones

After a whopping 15 years in “The Lion King” — yes, you read that right — the song-and-dance man Kenny Ingram is back in town, playing Big Daddy Brubeck in “Sweet Charity” at the…

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Why Some Movies-To-Musicals Work (I Think) by JK

What ingredients made Waitress a hit?If we could define the perfect formula for guaranteeing that a musical will be a smash hit, we'd all be very wealthy, wouldn't we theater fans? I su…

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman: The Musical Sets New House Record at Nederlander Theatre by Broadway.com

Just five weeks into its main-stem run, Pretty Woman: The Musical has yet again broken the box office record at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre, grossing $1,155,322.00 during this past we…

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This Week's Broadway.com #LiveatFive Guests are Rocking Out, Messing Up & Bringing the Heat Across the Country by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway.com #LiveatFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which Broadway.com editors discuss what's going on in the theater community and chat with stage stars about their …

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5 Animated Disney Films that Should Be Made Into Musicals

We’ve seen the Broadway treatment for many animated films from the Disney Renaissance period (1989-1999), including The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Tarzan and Beauty and the Be…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 1) by JK

I'm pretty sure that if you take the time to read theater blogs, you love going to the theater. And you probably keep track of which shows you've seen. Maybe you keep all of your tickets, or…

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Do you know these 5 Lion King songs?

Everybody knows Hakuna Matata – it means no worries! But only the biggest fans of Disney’s The Lion King will know these five songs, which were included in the stage musical adaptation.

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