Thursday, January 16, 2020

BWW Review: Beth Leavel Levels 54 Below Audiences With IT'S NOT ABOUT ME

Tony Award winner and force of nature Beth Leavel spends some time at 54 Below in between The Prom and The Devil Wears Prada and hordes of fans scream with laughter and sigh wistfully as she…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Is the musical theater podcast the new concept album? by Maureen Lee Lenker

5,6,7…podcast? Musical theater has always made superb use of aural formats, with original Broadway cast albums filling the gap for theater-goers who can’t shuffle off to the Great White …

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Video: Beth Leavel Sings THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, HELLO, DOLLY! And More At Feinstein's/54 Below

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone) brings her brand new show to Feinstein's/54 Below for five nights of fun this month!

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Laura Linney, Beth Leavel and a New Duncan Sheik Musical Top Our Must-Do Events for the Week of January 13 to 19 by Kathy Henderson

Whether you’re in the mood for a one-person show on Broadway, a sexy off-Broadway musical, a cool cabaret show or the TV return of two beloved pros, we’ve got you covered. Check out thes…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Isabelle McCalla, Eric Anderson & More Complete the Cast of Peter Pan-Themed Musical Fly at La Jolla Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Fly, a new musical set to play San Diego's La Jolla Playhouse next month. The previously announced production, directed by Tony-winning producer Jeffrey Seller, will…

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The Prom’s Isabelle McCalla Joins Peter Pan-Inspired Musical Fly by Dan Meyer

Casting is complete, with several Broadway alums joining the La Jolla Playhouse production.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Michelle Williams, Brian Cox, Elton John & More Broadway Alums Win 2020 Golden Globe Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A slew of stage stars were honored for their work on-screen at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2020 Golden Globe Awards on January 5. Ricky Gervais hosted the event from The Beverl…

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

VIDEO: Melissa McCarthy & Allison Janney Were Cut From CATS

Melissa McCarthy was the guest host on The Late Late Show with James Corden on Wednesday night, filling in for Corden, who is in New York filming the screen adaptation of The Prom. During he…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Greater Clements by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Told in leisurely style, Greater Clements is about the decline (and possible fall) of the American dream. Hunter appears to be saying that this is a long-time coming and its roots go very de…

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Tony Winner Beth Leavel Returns to 54 Below by Sandi Durell

    Tony Award Winner star of The Prom and The Drowsey Chaperone, Beth Leavel, will return to Feinstein’s/54 Below in “Thirteen Shows & Counting – It’s Not About Me” on Janua…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

VIDEO: Beth Leavel Performs THE PROM's 'It's Not About Me' At Feinstein's/54 Below

It's time to dance because Tony Award winner Beth Leavel is heading to Feinstein's/54 Below this January! Beth recently gave a preview of her upcoming show with a performance of 'It's Not Ab…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Arielle Jacobs, Jason Gotay, Julia Murney & More Join Between the Lines Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting has been announced for Between the Lines, a new musical based on the acclaimed novel by Jodi Picoult and her daughter Samantha van Leer. Arielle Jacobs will star in the off-Broadway …

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Breaking: Jason Gotay, Arielle Jacobs & More Will Star in BETWEEN THE LINES Musical

Producer Daryl Roth announced today full casting for the new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines . The production will star Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin, Wicked), Jason Gotay (Evita, Bring It …

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Odds & Ends: Danielle Brooks Among Actors' Equity Foundation Award Winners & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Danielle Brooks Among Actors' Equity Foundation Award Winners Actors' Equity Foundation has named three stage stars as recipi…

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VIDEO: Watch Norm Lewis, Beth Leavel & More Preview Upcoming Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below!

Earlier today, Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf The Musical, 42nd Street); Tony nominee Norm Lewis (Sweeney Todd, The Gershwin…

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5 Things You Need to Know About Netflix's The Prom Star Jo Ellen Pellman by Ruthie Fierberg

The newcomer will play Emma, alongside Meryl Streep and more, in Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of the Broadway musical.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Jeffrey Solomon Interview: "The Santa Closet" by Adam Rothenberg

It’s been over a decade since I last saw one of Jeffrey Solomon’s plays. The first play of his I ever saw was the brilliant MotherSON. Then I saw the acclaimed Santa Claus Is Coming Out,…

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The Devil Wears Prada musical casts The Prom's Beth Leavel as Miranda Priestly by Marcus Jones

The Devil Wears Prada musical has found its Miranda Priestly in actress Beth Leavel. The Tony Award winner joins Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over Heels), who will be playing Andy Sachs, in the …

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Beth Leavel & Taylor Iman Jones to Headline World Premiere Devil Wears Prada Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

The upcoming musical adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada has found its stars. Beth Leavel and Taylor Iman Jones will take on the roles of Miranda Priestly and Andy Sachs, respectively, in th…

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James Corden on Starring in the Prom Film: 'I Feel Utterly Terrified' by

James Corden is spreading his talent around in a pair of exciting upcoming movie musical projects. The Tony-winning stage star who in recent years has won fame as host of The Late Late Show…

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James Corden Says Working on Cats Was Like a Hallucinogenic Trip by Dan Meyer

The late night host also discussed filming The Prom with Jimmy Kimmel.

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VIDEO: James Corden Talks CATS and Starring in Netflix's THE PROM on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE

James Corden was a guest on Monday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Corden stopped by to talk about filming The Prom with Ryan Murphy, Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep, his new movie Ca…

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

BWW Readers Name Their Favorite Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Performances!

We asked, and you answered! To get ready for this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to name their favorite Broadway performances from the parade have been…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Wake Up With BWW 11/26: THE PROM Finds its Emma in Jo Ellen Pellman, and More!

Today's top stories: The Prom on Netflix has found its Emma, and more!

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Jo Ellen Pellman to Star as Emma in The Prom Film by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a nationwide casting search, rising star Jo Ellen Pellman has been cast as Emma in the upcoming screen adaptation of the Tony-nominated musical The Prom. The previously announced …

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Newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman to Star as Emma in Netflix's Adaptation of THE PROM

Jo Ellen Pellman has been cast as the lead in the Netflix feature adaptation of the award-winning stage musical The Prom from Ryan Murphy. 

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Netflix’s The Prom Movie Finds Its Emma in Jo Ellen Pellman by Ryan McPhee

The alum of The Deuce joins a cast that includes Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Andrew Rannells, and Ariana DeBose.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

"I Like To Know Very Real Things About People." by Angela Tricarico

by Mary Antonini Mary Antonini (headshot by Julia Kinnunen)…

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Ann Harada & More to Join Lesli Margherita & Josh Lamon in Emojiland Musical Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting is here for the off-Broadway transfer of the new musical Emojiland. The previously announced tuner, which played a cheered 2018 run at the New York Musical Festival, will…

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Ann Harada, George Abud, and More Join The Cast Of EMOJILAND The Musical

Additional casting has been announced for Emojiland, including George Abud (The Band's Visit) as Nerd Face, Emojiland Co-Writer Laura Schein as Smiling Face with Smiling Eyes (aka a?oeSmizea…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

10 Times Broadway Sang About Dance by Logan Culwell-Block

From Grease's "Born to Hand Jive" to The Prom's "Dance With You," we’re taking a look at showtunes that love to dance.

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