Monday, September 26, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Even Before Opening, The Front Page Makes Headlines (Like This One) by Ryan McPhee

The fall season is beginning to light up the marquees of Broadway, and instead of a splashy musical, it’s a classic play shining brightest. The revival of The Front Page began previews…

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Bianca Del Rio's Movie Gets a Premiere—And a Sequel by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoqueenRuPaul's Drag RaceBianca Del RioMichael MustoHurricane Bianca swept into NYC last week for a gala premiere, and it proved to be just the jolt of wry insouciance we nee…

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Miriam Margolyes to star in Peter and the Wolf by Arts Review

The warm, whimsical and occasionally wicked Miriam Margolyes will return to Adelaide in March for the exclusive Australian premiere of the children’s classic Peter and the Wolf with th…

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Sponsored Content: Test your theatre knowledge: Wicked's tenth anniversary

As Wicked approaches ten years on the West End, test how much you really know with our special bumper quiz

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Photo Flash: The WICKED Monkeys Show Off Their Pyramid Skills, the CHARLIE Boys Go Pond Hopping, and More Saturday Intermission Pics! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup Today's edition featu…

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From Wicked Costumes to a Gift from David Bowie — Unique Auction Items at the Broadway Flea Market by Playbill Staff

We take a look at ten unique items Broadway fans will have the chance to bid on at this year’s 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction.

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Friday, September 23, 2016

The Queen of Swords Has Found Her King! Idina Menzel & Aaron Lohr Are Engaged by Lindsey Sullivan

It's not just a track on her brand new album! Tony winner Idina Menzel took to Twitter on September 23 to announce that she is engaged to Aaron Lohr. The news follows Menzel's self-t…

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10 Leading Women of Broadway: Fall 2016 by Amy Sapp

From Wicked to Waitress — and plenty of new shows in between — this season on Broadway features an array of powerhouses. Cynthia Erivo in The Color Purple perhaps best sums up th…

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Sponsored Content: Q&A: Wicked's company manager, Chris Fisher

Ahead of the production's tenth birthday, we get a glimpse at what goes on behind the scenes at the Apollo Victoria

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Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel Release Solo Albums Today by Andrew Gans

The former Wicked co-stars both have new recordings.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Kids and Adults Alike Will Love the Joyous & Modern Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

Stars from Hamilton, Wicked, American Idol, The Wiz Live! and Glee come together for the recording of Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical.

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Exclusive: School of Rock's Mamie Parris to Succeed Leona Lewis as Grizabella in Cats on Broadway by Ryan McPhee can exclusively reveal that Mamie Parris is about to go from rocking to purring for Andrew Lloyd Webber. School of Rock’s current Patty will assume the role of Grizabella …

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Idina Menzel Performs from Her New Album & Says People Will 'Love or Hate' Her for Her Beaches Role by Lindsey Sullivan

She's slaying like the Queen of Swords, Frozen's Elsa, Wicked's Elphaba and Rent's Maureen combined! Tony winner Idina Menzel is (still!) having a major moment, what with the…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Former Wicked Stars Julia Murney & Caroline Bowman Melt Faces with a Carrie Belt Off

Two Elphabas come together to sing the showstopping duet from Carrie.

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Stage preview: 'Hand to God' unleashes one wicked puppet at City Theatre by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

f you see a guy walking around the South Side with a puppet, say “Hi.” Just don’t be surprised if the puppet answers.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Billy Eichner, Shayna Steele & More Join Cast of NBC's Hairspray Live!; Full Company Set by Broadway Staff

It’s Hairspray Live!, you gays! Noted Wicked tailgater Billy Eichner has joined the starry lineup for NBC’s December 7 musical telecast. The Billy on the Street and Difficult Peo…

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Mandy Gonzalez on How Bette Midler Gave Her a Break, Letting Go of Wicked’s Green & Being Blown Away by Hamilton by

Mandy Gonzalez, Hamilton's new Angelica Schuyler, on reuniting with her In the Heights pals, how Gregory Hines changes her life, working with Broadway royalty like Michael Crawford and B…

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WATCH: Michael Campayno of ‘Wicked’ Shares Funny Childhood Memories by Amy Sapp

Wicked‘s newest Fieryo — Michael Campayno — sat down at the headquarters to share one of his funniest childhood memories.     Before you see Michael &…

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WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS Scribble Towards their Seventh Year by BroadwayWorld

THE WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, created and sponsored by the award-winning musical Wicked in association with the National Literacy Trust, is pleased to announce tha…

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Photo Flash: Richmond Theatre Launches Christmas Panto SLEEPING BEAUTY by Marianka Swain

Yesterday, Richmond Theatre launched their Christmas pantomime, SLEEPING BEAUTY, in appropriately fairy tale fashion at London'sKew Gardens. Making a welcome return to panto is Maureen Lipma…

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Idina Menzel on Tackling Bette Midler's Role in the New Beaches Movie & Why It Felt Like 'Career Suicide' by Ryan McPhee

Idina Menzel has jumped over the moon, defied gravity and, uh, worn blazers and cardigans on Broadway. It seems like there’s nothing the blazing supernova can’t face, but her nex…

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Theater News: Corey Mach, Ciara Reneé, and More Set for Broadway Sings Beyoncé

Stars of Hamilton, Wicked, Waitress, and many other shows will also be on hand.

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BWW Interview: Oliver Savile On Playing Fiyero During The 10th Anniversary Of WICKED by Marianka Swain

Musical theatre actor Oliver Savile performed in tours of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cats and Mamma Mia, before joining the West End cast of Wicked in 2015. He's currently…

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Broadway Grosses: An American in Paris Leaps Back Ahead of Final Performance by Ryan McPhee

An American in Paris will dance its fidgety feet off the Great White Way on October 9, but it’s still got rhythm (and some box office clout). The Gershwin musical grossed $959,422 this…

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Wicked Composer's Latest Musical Starts Previews Today by Robert Viagas

Schikaneder takes its first bow in Vienna.

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

MOTOWN Cast Members Reunite at Broadway Sessions, 9/22 by BroadwayWorld

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron Bway Wicked, …

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Abby is a Bright Star! by Serena

Meet Broadway Wiz Bright Star, Abbs from Illinois! Abby's favorite shows are Wicked and Newsies and she loves to belt "Defying Gravity" in the shower.

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Tickets Now Available for Kristin Chenoweth in My Love Letter to Broadway by

Tickets are now on sale to see Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth's return to the stage in My Love Letter to Broadway. The limited engagement concert is scheduled to begin on November 2 at th…

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