Wednesday, September 11, 2019

John Riddle and Bradley Dean Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tonight

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, welcomes two Broadway favorites today, September 11- John Riddle (Frozen, The Visit) and Bradley Dean (Dear Evan H…

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Broadway's Phantom of the Opera Welcomes John Riddle & Bradley Dean to the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A pair of new principal cast members step into the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera on September 11. John Riddle takes over as Raoul and Bradley Dean assumes the role of Monsi…

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Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera Welcomes John Riddle & Bradley Dean to the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A pair of new principal cast members step into the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera on September 11. John Riddle takes over as Raoul and Bradley Dean assumes the role of Monsi…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Broadway's Phantom of the Opera to Welcome Meghan Picerno, John Riddle & Bradley Dean to the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of new cast members will step into the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera this fall. Beginning on September 11, John Riddle and Bradley Dean will take over as Raoul and M…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Broadway Press Agent Bob Ullman Passes Away at 97

Robert ('Bob') Ullman (left), the legendary theatre press agent, whose career included Ethel Merman and Mary Martin: Together on Broadway, A Chorus Line (from workshop to Public Theater to B…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Why It’s Not Good To Invite A Writer Into Your House by Artsjournal

Is it a good idea to invite someone into your home whose occupation it is to observe everything? The writer as host might be no better. Even the most thoughtful guest will undoubtedly interf…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Lexi Rabadi by Zack Calhoon

Lexi Rabadi is an actor and singer based out of New York City, originally hailing from Albany, NY. She is a proud Summa Cum Laude graduate of Pace University, holding her BFA in Musical Thea…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Tony Kushner's New Version of The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call Set for London's National; Lesley Manville Will Star by Andy Lefkowitz

London's National Theatre has announced a new staging of Friedrich Dürrenmatt's dark comic play The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call, featuring a new adaptation by Tony and Pulitzer wi…

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National Theatre’s 2019–2020 Season to Include Premieres by Lucy Kirkwood and New Tony Kushner Adaptation of The Visit by Adam Hetrick

The slate also includes a stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane and the U.K. premiere of Annie Baker’s The Antipodes.

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Friday, June 7, 2019

All About Terrence! Chita Rivera, Nathan Lane, Rita Moreno & More Salute 2019 Lifetime Achievement Tony Honoree Terrence McNally by Beth Stevens & Paul Wontorek

Terrence McNally is a titan of the theater. With two dozen Broadway productions under his belt, he has won Tony Awards for his plays Love! Valour! Compassion! and Master Class as well as the…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Chita Rivera Will Return to Feinstein's/54 Below for Fall Concert Run by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of a recent sold-out concert engagement, two-time Tony-winning Broadway legend Chita Rivera has announced a return run this fall to the midtown cabaret venue Feinstein's/54 Bel…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz & More Set for Working at Encores! Off-Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for the upcoming Encores! Off-Center production of Nina Faso and Stephen Schwartz's 1978 musical Working. The previously announced newly updated version of the musical—whic…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Kathryn Hunter by Editors

INTERVIEW: KATHRYN HUNTER. Having just played Timon of Athens for the Royal Shakespeare Company – a production that will go to New York in due course – Kathryn Hunter has added another i…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The 2019 Tony Awards: Lifetime Achievement in the Theater Honorees by JK

I'm a bad theater fan! I will be out of town when the Tony Award nominations are being announced. Actually, to be more specific, I will be en route to my destination and unable to see them f…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Odds & Ends: Chita Rivera to Receive Broadway Beacon Lifetime Achievement Award & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Chita Rivera to Be Honored with Broadway Beacon Lifetime Achievement Award NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway has ann…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Princess Alexandra Visits Royal Central School of Speech and Drama to Open New North Block by BroadwayWorld

On Wednesday 27 February 2019, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama was visited by its Royal Patron, HRH Princess Alexandra.The visit marked the official opening of the School's new …

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tony Yazbeck to Star in Marc Blitzstein's Folk Opera The Cradle Will Rock at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck has signed on to headline the upcoming new off-Broadway staging of Marc Blitzstein's folk opera The Cradle Will Rock. The previously announced production of Cla…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

“Don Quixote” at Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires by Blouin Artinfo

The Stable Ballet of Teatro Colon presents a new staging of the ballet “Don Quixote,” from April 3-14, 2019.The website of Teatro Colon mentions that this production of “Don Quixote,…

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Broadway Regular Merwin Goldsmith Passes Away at 81 by Andrew Gans

Mr. Goldsmith’s numerous Broadway credits included Grand Hotel, Rex, The Visit, and Minnie’s Boys.

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Merwin Goldsmith, Veteran Broadway Character Actor, Dead at 81 by Andy Lefkowitz

Merwin Goldsmith, a reliable stage-and-screen actor whose career spanned Shakespeare, television and musical theater, died on January 21 at his home in New York City, according to The Hollyw…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Quebec theatre fined $500 after actor dressed like a penis smokes a fake cigarette by Sidhartha Banerjee - The Canadian Press

Conversations with my Penis, written by New Zealand’s Dean Hewison, was presented from Nov. 27 to Dec. 7, but the cigarette was dropped from the script after the visit from the health offi…

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

You'll Be Back! See Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Meet Lin-Manuel Miranda at Hamilton in the West End by Eric King

King George wasn't joking around when he teased the founding fathers in the musical Hamilton, "You'll be back." In real life, the six-times great-grandson of…

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Monday, July 16, 2018
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Episode 542: The Forgotten Musicals of Kander and Ebb from Z to A by MusicalTalk

Dom and Robert are let off the lead by Nick and are allowed to talk to their heart's content about the more un-known shows of Kander and Ebb including The Rink, The Visit, Zorba and Woman of…

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Loreena McKennitt at Alte Oper, Frankfurt by Blouin Artinfo

Next year, Germany’s Alte Oper will have Loreena McKennitt, the multifaceted musician in concert. Born in 1957, Loreena Isabel Irene McKennitt, is a Canadian musician, composer, harpist, a…

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Zoe Williams meets Julian Rhind-Tutt by Zoe Williams

He was standing around, minding his own business, Julian Rhind-Tutt tells Zoe Williams, when he got 'very, very lucky' and became an actor. Couldn't talent, she asks, have had something to d…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Photo Flash: ALADDIN on Broadway Makes Way for Some Exciting Celebrity Visitors! by BroadwayWorld

Aladdin on Broadway made way for some star visitors this week as Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, and Alex Newell of Broadway's Once on This Island and television star Ty Burrell stopped in for…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Calling: The Tearaways at Troubadour, Santa Monica by Blouin Artinfo

The powerful and emotionally charged voice of Alex Band is instantly recognizable to millions of music lovers, courtesy his band “The Calling,” which delivered 2001’s chart-topping hit…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

League of Professional Theatre Woman presents Chita Rivera in conversation with Richard Ridge by Sandra Mardenfeld

Richard Ridge and Chita RiveraChita Rivera may be known primarily as an actress and a dancer, but she knows how to choreograph a punchline. She provided plenty of laughs as she spoke about h…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Chita Rivera, Eden Espinosa, Krysta Rodriguez & More Sign On for 2018 Williamstown Theatre Festival Season by Andy Lefkowitz

More stars have been announced to appear in the 2018 season of the Berkshires' Williamstown Theatre Festival. Two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera and Broadway alums Eden Espinosa and Kryst…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Mr. Broadway April 2018: John Riddle by JK

He first caught my eye in the haunting Broadway run of The Visit, playing Young Anton to Roger Rees' Anton. What a beautiful dancer. Since then, I've followed his career in regional theater,…

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