Wednesday, May 23, 2018

From Wicked to Groundhog Day: Look Back at Andy Karl on the Stage by Hannah Vine

Karl will appear in the New York premiere of Pretty Woman on Broadway this summer.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Shoshana Bean, Susan Blackwell & More Set for 2018 Encores! Off-Center Season by Andy Lefkowitz

A star-studded trio of initial casts has been announced for the 2018 summer lineup of City Center's Encores! Off-Center series. The previously announced season will open, June …

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The Cast of SWEENEY TODD Will Perform at Broadway Sessions by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Sessions welcomes the cast of Sweeney Todd this week, 524. BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest ea…

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Kevin Chamberlin Returns to Broadway in Wicked by Andy Lefkowitz

Wonderful! Stage veteran Kevin Chamberlin joins Broadway's long-running hit musical Wicked on May 22. The three-time Tony nominee steps into the role of the Wizard, succeeding Fred Apple…

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Kevin Chamberlin Is Wicked’s New Wizard on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The three-time Tony nominee joins the hit production May 22.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Broadway Grosses: As Tony Night Approaches, Once On This Island Packs the Circle in the Square Theatre by

Michael Arden's acclaimed revival of Ahrens & Flaherty's Once On This Island has plenty of reason to cheer. The recipient of eight Tony nominations and a pair of Broadw…

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Exclusive Portraits of Idina Menzel, Norbert Leo Butz & More at the Drama League Awards by

The 84th annual Drama League Awards ceremony took place on May 18 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, and boy, was the event star-studded. As previously announced, Mean Girls stars Ashley …

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Saturday, May 19, 2018

Photo Flash: The Ladies of WICKED Are Royal-Wedding-Ready, and More Saturday Intermission Pics! by BroadwayWorld

Today is 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 This week, the la…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Glenda Jackson Wins Drama League Distinguished Performance Award; Band's Visit, Cursed Child Also Triumph by Andy Lefkowitz

Glenda Jackson, Tony-nominated star of Edward Albee's Three Tall Women, was named the winner of the Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award at the 84th annual Drama League Awa…

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Watch: Broadway actor @wadesong sing a ballad from @KeyWestMusical & see him in the flesh as he joins the London cast this summer

Wade McCollum, known for playing the Wizard in Wicked on Broadway) sings ‘Undying Love’ from new American romantic musical comedy It Happened in Key West in a new video, released today.

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Carousel Star Lindsay Mendez Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Beloved Broadway star Lindsay Mendez, who is currently appearing as Carrie Pipperidge in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, will lead's new vlog, The Carrie Diaries, be…

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Wade McCollum To Star In The World Premiere Of New American Romantic Musical Comedy IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST by BroadwayWorld

Broadway actor Wade McCollum The Wizard in Wicked is announced today as scientist Carl, the first casting in It Happened in Key West, which will get its world premiere at London's Charing C…

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NEWS: US actor Wade McCollum is cast in world premiere of musical It Happened in Key West at Charing Cross Theatre by Press Releases

Broadway actor Wade McCollum (The Wizard in Wicked) will play scientist Carl in It Happened in Key West which receives its world premiere at London’s Charing Cross Theatre in a seven-week …

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: Orlando Bloom, LCD Soundsystem, LIFT Festival by Mark Beech

 Two major festivals lead performing-arts events in London this coming week. There is the return of LIFT, also known as the London International Festival of Theatre. The new All Points …

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The Accolades are Non-Stop! Hamilton Wins the 2018 Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour by Ryan Gilbert

They were willing to wait for it and they didn't throw away their shot! The North American touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical masterwork Hamilton won the 2018 Br…

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

REVIEW: Mean Girls by JK

Review of the Sunday, May 6, 2018 matinee performance at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City.  Starring Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park, Kate Rockwell, Barrett Wi…

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Wicked Alums Ana Gasteyer & Megan Hilty to Join Lea Salonga in Annie at the Hollywood Bowl by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of stage greats are set to deliver the Tony-winning musical Annie in a three-performance Los Angeles run this summer. Ana Gasteyer and Tony nominee Megan Hilty, veterans of Broadway&#…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

BWW TV Exclusive: From BYU to NYC- Brigham Young University Alumni and Students Belt It Out at Broadway Sessions! by Ben Cameron

You may not know this, but our friendly neighborhood Broadway buddy, Ben Cameron, grew up in the Mormon church, just miles away from Brigham Young University. Thismakes him no stranger to th…

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See Shoshana Bean, Annaleigh Ashford, More Unite for Jerad Bortz and Steven Skeels Benefit Concert by Hannah Vine

The two were among those helping to raise funds for fellow Wicked alum Bortz, who was left paralyzed from a car accident in February.

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Broadway’s David Burnham Headlines Feinstein’s at the Nikko by Matthew Wexler

Broadway star David Burnham ('Wicked,' 'The Light in the Piazza') brings his act, 'Mostly Broadway,' to San Francisco's Feinstein's at the Nikko.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Star Chris Jarman Will Join Cast of London’s Wicked by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

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'Hir' is here to rewrite the rules of family dysfunction by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Barebones productions goes boldly into the theatrical menu. At the relatively new black box in Braddock, you can find Patrick Jordan’s company dishing out provocative works, most of them i…

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David Witts and Chris Jarman Join the Cast of WICKED; Alice Fearn, Sophie Evans, and More Renew by BroadwayWorld

WICKED, the world class West End musical Official London Theatre that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that Alice Fearn Elphaba, Sophie Evans G…

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From one wizarding world to another: @ChrisJarman2 is the new Doctor Dillamond in London’s @WickedUK as more cast changes revealed

Fresh from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Chris Jarman joins the West End cast of Wicked from 23 July 2018 alongside current cast member Rosa O’Reilly who takes over the role of Ness…

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Wicked reveals new London cast from July by Robin Johnson

Wicked has announced new stars to join the company from July, with leads Alice Fearn and Sophie Evans to continue in their roles as Elphaba and Glinda. The post Wicked reveals new London cas…

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NEWS: Chris Jarman is cast as Doctor Dillamond in West End’s Wicked as more changes announced by Press Releases

Joining the cast of the West End production of Wicked from Monday 23 July 2018 will be Chris Jarman (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) as Doctor Dillamond and current cast member Rosa O’R…

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Chris Jarman completes the cast for the 2018/19 season of Wicked

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child actor Chris Jarman is set to replace Martin Ball as Doctor Dillamond in Wicked come July. Ball is an original cast member who originated the role alongsi…

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"Emerson Star" at Troubador, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Popular music group Emerson Star comes to Paris along with Fell Runner, Liv Slingerland and Essx Station. Creating good music can be as hard as it can be so simple depending on the situation…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Favorite Audience Choice Award-Winning Musicals by Lindsey Sullivan

It's Monday, Broadway fans, and it is also the last day to cast your votes for the 2018 Audience Choice Awards! We can't wait to share the winners with you. This year…

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Shoshana Bean, Annaleigh Ashford, More Unite May 14 for Jerad Bortz and Steven Skeels Benefit Concert by Andrew Gans

The two are among those helping to raise funds for fellow Wicked alum Bortz, who was left paralyzed from a car accident in February.

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

VIDEO: Watch Amanda Jane Cooper and Jackie Burns Sing 'For Good' in New WICKED Promo by Stage Tube

In a new promotional video for Wicked, current Elphaba and Glinda Jackie Burns and Amanda Jane Cooper sang a clip of the show's song For Good. The video was shared to Wicked's official Faceb…

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