Thursday, February 13, 2020

Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Creative Team by JK

The first Disney show on Broadway, Beauty and the Beast, went on to become the 10th longest-running show in history. Sure it was based on a beloved animated classic, but the stage version su…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Jump on the Wells Fargo Wagon! Broadway's Music Man Is Holding an Open Casting Call for Winthrop Paroo by Michael Appler

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of The Music Man has announced an open casting call for the role of Winthrop Paroo, leading lady Marian's shy younger brother whose excitement in jo…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Broadway-Bound THE MUSIC MAN Will Hold Open Call for Winthrop Paroo

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, The Music Man is coming back to Broadway this fall, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. The production, directed by four-time Tony Award winner Je…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

“Oklahoma!” and “West Side Story” Blamed for STI Outbreak at Classic Musical Retirement Home by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. MILLBURN, NJ - Reports are surfacing of an outbreak of venereal diseases at the Shady Pines Retirement Home for Classic Broadway Musicals, with the culprits r…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The Music Man Will Take the Winter Garden Theatre This Fall

Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster star in the classic Meredith Willson musical.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Broadway Grosses: Beetlejuice Breaks Winter Garden Box Office Record for Third Time by

Say it three times, indeed. The Tony-nominated musical Beetlejuice broke the Winter Garden Theatre's box office for the third time this week, grossing $1,435,799.00 in seven performances. De…

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Grosses Analysis: Beetlejuice Continues to Revive Box Office Figures With Another House Record by Ryan McPhee

The musical is slated to end its run at the Winter Garden Theatre in June, making way for the upcoming revival of The Music Man.

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Winter Garden Theatre Confirmed for Hugh Jackman-Led Music Man Revival by Andy Lefkowitz

The upcoming revival of The Music Man has officially found its Broadway home. As previously rumored, the starry new production will set up shop at the Winter Garden Theatre, current home to…

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THE MUSIC MAN Will Officially Open at the Winter Garden Theatre This Fall

Meredith Willson's beloved classic, The Music Man starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Fo…

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‘The Music Man’ confirms Winter Garden Theatre for Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

“The Music Man” will play the Winter Garden Theatre next season, the production confirmed Monday. The production, directed by Jerry Zaks and starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, had …

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

Elaine Paige Talks West Side Story, The Music Man & the Biggest Shows of 2020 on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige offers a preview of the biggest shows …

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Monday, December 30, 2019

VIDEO: John Tartaglia Leads THE MUSIC MAN at the Wick Theatre in Boca Raton

John Tartaglia recently led The Music Man at The Wick Theatre & Costume Museum in Boca Raton, FL. Check out clips from the production!

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Amy Grant, Brad Paisley & More Will Sing on Michael Feinstein's 'Gershwin Country' Album

What happens when the repertoire of George Gershwin goes country? We're about to find out, thanks to Michael Feinstein. According to Forbes, the music man has already recorded an album in Na…

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Celebrate 62 Years of The Music Man on Broadway by Playbill Staff

Take a look at the original Broadway production and two Broadway revivals.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

Why Is Beetlejuice Being Evicted From Its Broadway Home?

Broadway's biggest landlord exorcises the popular production to make way for The Music Man.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Why the Battle Over the Winter Garden is More Than #SaveBeetlejuice by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Sophia Anne Caruso and Alex Brightman in Beetle…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Tony Triano as Santa Claus in a scene from the Argyle Theatre production of Meredith Willson’s “Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical” (Photo credit: Richard Termine) Victor Gluck, Edito…

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He's At It Again! Harold Hill Cons "Beetlejuice" Into Closing So He Can Use the Theater by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - He’s at it again! Reports are surfacing that famed con man Harold Hill has arrived in New York City, successfully pulling off one of his infamou…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Despite Turnaround, ‘Beetlejuice’ Being Forced Out of Theater by Michael Paulson

The $21 million musical will be hoping for a new home after the Shubert Organization made way for Hugh Jackman and ‘The Music Man.’

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Beetlejuice sets Broadway closing date, announces national tour by Maureen Lee Lenker

It’s time for Beetlejuice to move on from Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre (though no word yet on whether their ghosts might stick around to haunt the new owners). On Monday, producers …

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

THE MUSIC MAN to Hold Open Casting Call for Child and Teen Dancers December 8 in New York City

The Music Man, coming to Broadway Fall 2020, is seeking the CHILDREN and TEENAGERS of River City, Iowa. Top-tier dancers with strong technique who can sing. Any ethnicity, ages 8-17.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Wick’s Bright & Brassy Music Man With Tartaglia and Kleiner by Bill Hirschman

There may never be as great a production of The Music Man as the lightning-in-a-bottle original with performances of Barbara Cook and Robert Preston. But the Wick Theatre edition led by Norb…

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THE MUSIC MAN Will Hold NYC Open Call for Child Dancers

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, The Music Man is coming back to Broadway next fall, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. The production, directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jer…

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Wanna Shipoopi? The Music Man on Broadway Is Having an Open Call for Young People by Andy Lefkowitz

Want to dance on Broadway eight times a week alongside Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster? If you're between the ages of 8-17, this news is for you. The highly anticipated Broadway revival of …

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Broadway’s Upcoming The Music Man, Starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, to Hold Open Casting Call by Ryan McPhee

The 2020 revival is searching for young performers to play children and teens of River City.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

On Patrick Cassidy’s Departure From 5-Star by Cary Ginell

Toward the end of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, traveling salesman Harold Hill tells Marian Paroo, “For the first time in my life, my foot got caught in the door.” A few weeks ago,…

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Catching Up With Sutton Foster by Jeryl Brunner

The Younger star reveals her hopes for Liza and what it's like to revive The Music Man on Broadway.

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Annaleigh Ashford, Jayne Houdyshell & More to Join Angela Lansbury in The Importance of Being Earnest Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

Roundabout Theatre Company has compiled a talent-packed cast for its upcoming one-night benefit staging of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. The previously announced performance…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Bradley Cooper to Host 2019 Arthur Miller Foundation Honors; Sutton Foster, Raúl Esparza, Darren Criss Will Also Appear by

Tony-nominated actor Bradley Cooper has been named host of the 2019 Arthur Miller Foundation Honors. The evening will celebrate the power of public school arts education and honor those who …

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