Friday, May 29, 2015

Alex Brightman Will Headline Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway-Bound School of Rock by Broadway.com

Broadway.com has learned that Andrew Lloyd Webber is set to publicly workshop his latest project, the Great White Way-bound stage adaptation of School of Rock, at New York's Gramercy The…

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Alex Brightman Set to Lead Broadway-Bound SCHOOL OF ROCK; Andrew Lloyd Webber Hosts Sneak Peek! by BroadwayWorld

School of Rock-The Musical may not hit Broadway until later this year, but a select group of people will get an early sneak peek According to the New York Times, creator Andrew Lloyd Webber …

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Jack Black, Step Back! Alex Brightman Will Headline Broadway’s School of Rock by Michael Gioia

Alex Brightman, seen on Broadway in Glory Days, Wicked, Matilda and Big Fish, will star as the teacher at the center of Broadway's School of Rock — the role m…

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Newcomer Alex Brightman Will Headline Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway-Bound School of Rock by Broadway.com

Broadway.com has learned that Andrew Lloyd Webber is set to publicly workshop his latest project, the Great White Way-bound stage adaptation of School of Rock, at New York's Gramercy The…

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LGBT Musical Facing East Gets Charity Staging by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo New musical Facing East will be presented in concert at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue in a concert version in aid of Pride In London and Stonewall. The event will be hosted by th…

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Annaleigh Ashford, Julie White & Robert Sella Tapped for A.R. Gurney's Sylvia on Broadway This Fall by Imogen Lloyd Webber

How do you choose between the love of your life and man’s best friend? 2015 Tony nominees Annaleigh Ashford and Julie White, along with Robert Sella, will lead a production of A.R. Gur…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Episode 6 Commentary for Webseries, THE RESIDUALS- New Season Airs 6/16! by The Residuals

Season 2 of the hit web-comedy THE RESIDUALS will debut exclusively on BroadwayWorld on June, 16th. The show, from husband and wife team Michael Paul Smith and Gillian Pensavalle, takes a lo…

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Watch: Chicago, Les Miserables, Lion King, Phantom, Wicked in Stars in the Alley by New York Theater

The 2015 Stars in the Alley free concert at Shubert Alley featured performances by the current casts of 18 Broadway musicals, including the longest-running. The host was Darren Criss, the ne…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Theater News: George Takei Musical Allegiance Completes Its Broadway Cast

Former Wicked star Katie Rose Clarke joins the company of the new American musical.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten! & More Strike Gold; Great White Way Celebrates End of Record-Breaking Season by Ryan McPhee

Memorial Day Weekend marked the end of the 2014-15 Broadway season, and it certainly ended on a high note (and no, we don’t mean Kristin Chenoweth). It was the highest grossing and bes…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Fear and Brooding: Twain’s ‘Ghost Story’

Read Mark Twain’s A Ghost Story and you’ll get a hybrid tale that teases readers with all the clichéd elements of suspense but ends with one of the author’s signature less…

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Slow Week for Broadway – Broadway Grosses Week Ending 7-10-2011

Broadway had a slow week with the total gross revenue decreasing $501,120 for the week ending 7-10-2011.  Only 4 shows made it into the Millionaire club this week with Wicked firmly standin…

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Casting for King of the Ice Cream Mountain

Casting for King of the Ice Cream Mountain (Adults performing for kids) August 7th and August 8th (OPEN CALL NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY) West Valley Playhouse 7242 Owensmouth Ave Canoga Park C…

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Thoughts from a Los Angeles Theatre Expatriate

A very intelligent, sensitive and impassioned reflection from American Theatre Magazine Associate Editor Rob Weinert-Kendt at his The Wicked Stage blog. He was the founding editor of Backsta…

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Broadway Grosses for week ending 7-31-2011 number’s steady

The Broadway grosses for the week ending 7-31-2011 see a slight increase from the previous week.  Wicked, The Lion King, The Book of Mormon, How to Succeed and War Horse all remain at 100% …

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Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 9-4-2011 numbers are flat

The Broadway grosses for the week ending 9-4-2011 increased nearly 7k from the previous week, which was affected by the two day closure caused by Irene.  Although the total gross revenue in…

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The Robber Bridegroom

A rare revival of the funny, rowdy, sexy Tony Award-nominated musical The Robber Bridegroom. It’s a comic adult Southern fairy tale about a charming gentleman bandit, the rich plantation o…

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Broadway Grosses for week ending 9-18-2011

Broadway got an unexpected September boost last week as revue rose almost $2M for the week.  Both attendance and average ticket price increased for the week as theatergoers seemed to be com…

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RICHARD O’BRIEN’S THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (OLD GLOBE): 74% – BITTERSWEET

SWEET But director James Vásquez’s production also boasts a few other, broader qualities: a wicked sense of humor, irresistible musical numbers and a whole lot of startlingly old-fashione…

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Haunted House Supplies Needed

Alhambra High School Theatre is producing a wicked haunted house, and they need your help! If you have any of the following items, please contact Emily Coalson: emilycoalson@gmail.com syring…

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Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 11-6-2011

  Broadway grosses for the week ending 11-6-2011 slightly decrease but overall remain steady.  No new shows joined the millionaire club but The Lion King surpassed Wicked for the numbe…

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Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 12-4-11 Big drop after Holiday bonanza

Broadway grosses drop significantly the week following Thanksgiving. Four shows fell out of the millionaire club, including War Horse, Phantom of the Opera, Mary Poppins and How to Succeed i…

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The Testosterone Plays Will Be Seen at the WorkShop Theater in November

BALLS! The Testosterone Plays of Monica Bauer will look at marriage (both gay and straight) from the male perspective Nov. 19-Dec. 5 at the Workshop Theater.

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BWW Reviews: Sinatra Is Back In Vegas In Twyla Tharp's SINATRA DANCE WITH ME by Ellen Sterling

It is a perfect combination the ultra-cool of Frank Sinatras music and put it with the heat of Twyla Tharps choreography. Add sets, costumes and lighting and you have the show that opened S…

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Denver Center announces a “Wicked” alliance

Many of you know already that “Wicked” will sweep into town for a fourth visit to the Buell, beginning April 11 through May 20. The blockbuster musical recounts the backstory of …

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Zelda's Back

Director Zelda Fichandler returns to Arena Stage with Awake and Sing!

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Bernarda Alba
Reviewed By: David Finkle

Michael John LaChiusa's musical adaptation of Federico García Lorca's dark classic is impeccable.

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“Wicked” shows no signs of fading on its fourth visit to Denver

"Wicked" shows no signs of fading on its fourth visit to Denver

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