Monday, December 11, 2017

Broadway Grosses: 'Happy Days Are Here Again' for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Broadway.com

The long-running hit Beautiful: The Carole King Musical has had a dynamite holiday season at the box office, returning to a gross that surpasses the million-dollar mark. In the past week, Be…

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Kyle Dean Massey and More Join Christopher Rice for TAPPY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL by BroadwayWorld

Christopher Rice Broadway's The Book of Mormon continues his viral Tappy video series online with the 2017 Tappy Christmas Special. This production, inspired by the televised holiday special…

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Bid To Win Tickets & Backstage Tours Of Hello Dolly, Aladdin, Kinky Boots, A Wicked Lunch, and More by BroadwayWorld

What Broadway fan wouldn't want to go see a Broadway show perhaps Hello Dolly, Aladdin, Kinky Boots, School fo Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Phantom of the Opera and go backstage …

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Shifting politics alter the complexion of plot-heavy ‘Wicked’ by Hedy Weiss

WEISS: While touring production of the Oz musical stays true to the original staging, the meaning of its story seems to have evolved in emphasis.

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This wonderful musical 'Wicked' and Chicago go way back by Chris Jones

There is a history. L. Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” — the stage version, which came long before the Judy Garland movie — had its world premiere in Chicago in 1902 at the Grand O…

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

Photo Flash: Morrible Monkeys Around 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, Wicked…

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What’s In Your Book? How an Audition 5 Years Ago Led Kara Lindsay to Beautiful by Ruthie Fierberg

The former Wicked star sings through her repertoire and proves why you should never give up.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Exclusive: Watch Broadway’s Arielle Jacobs Nail ‘The Wizard and I’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The recently announced new Princess Jasmine in Aladdin on Broadway sings from Wicked in her Feinstein’s/54 Below concert.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Video: Get to Know Arielle Jacobs Before She Goes Beyond the Palace Walls in ALADDIN by Alexa Criscitiello

Disney's Aladdin will welcome Arielle Jacobs as Jasmine on Broadway beginning Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Jacobs originated the role in the Australian production in 2016 and is the sister of…

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A Whole New World! Arielle Jacobs to Join Broadway's Aladdin as Princess Jasmine by Lindsey Sullivan

Arielle Jacobs is heading to Broadway to take on the role of Princess Jasmine in Disney's Aladdin beginning on February 20, 2018. Luckily, she's got a diamond in the rough who can sh…

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A Whole New World! Arielle Jacobs to Succeed Courtney Reed as 'Jasmine' in Broadway's ALADDIN by BroadwayWorld

Disney's Aladdin will welcome Arielle Jacobs as Jasmine on Broadway beginning Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Jacobs originated the role in the Australian production in 2016 and is the sister of…

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with The Band's Visit Star Etai Benson

Etai Benson talks about his long journey with The Band's Visit and co-star Ari’el Stachel, going green at Wicked, and his mission to bring accuracy and authenticity to his work.

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Anastasia's Derek Klena, Wicked's Jackie Burns Star in Last Days of Summer Musical Reading December 7 by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun, who developed the show, directs the industry presentation.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

WICKED Returns to Bristol Hippodrome This January by BroadwayWorld

It is now just two months until WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will make its highly anticipated return to B…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Theater News: SpongeBob, Wicked, and More to Participate in 2018 Kids' Night on Broadway

The Broadway League's annual program lets kids attend some of New York's hottest shows for free.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Broadway in Chicago announces 'Wicked' lottery by Morgan Greene

A day-of-show drawing for $25 tickets to “Wicked” in Chicago will take place throughout the run of the show, Broadway in Chicago announced Monday. On each performance day, fans eager to …

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Broadway Grosses: Hello, Dolly! Sets New Pair of Records in Bette Midler's Birthday Week by Broadway.com

The hit Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! shattered two box office records this past week, with Tony-winning star Bette Midler’s birthday celebrated onstage and the show's cast alb…

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Emma Hatton to Bring BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE to Christmas at Leicester Square by BroadwayWorld

Emma Hatton, star of Evita and Wicked, joins festive forces with jazz favourite Anthony Strong for Christmas at Leicester Square.

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Photo Flash: WICKED Takes a Repose on a Two Show Day 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 WICKED …

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Watch Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo and Wicked’s Shoshana Bean Cover This Taylor Swift Song by Ruthie Fierberg

You’re going to need a moment after this version of “I Did Something Bad.”

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Watch Cynthia Erivo & Shoshana Bean's Stirring Cover of Taylor Swift's 'I Did Something Bad' by Broadway.com

Cynthia Erivo and Shoshana Bean are among the most thrilling voices to ever sing out on Broadway. Bean's titanic performance as Elphaba in the hit musical Wicked and Erivo's Ton…

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Kerry Ellis to Star in The Importance of Being Earnest by Olivia Clement

The Wicked actor will star as Gwendolen in the 2018 U.K. tour of Oscar Wilde’s comedy.

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Sylvia review – lustful hunters and weapons-grade dancing by Judith Mackrell

Royal Opera House, LondonMarianela Nuñez and Natalia Osipova take turns playing one of classical dance’s most unconventional heroines, in the Royal Ballet’s opulent Arcadian fantasyWome…

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Snow White and Rose Red review – sisters doing it for themselves by Lyn Gardner

BAC, LondonFeminist theatre company RashDash rework the Brothers Grimm fairytale for a family audience, with colourful heroines in control of their own destinies‘No, not the Disney version…

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Howard Sherman: It’s a fairytale that Americans don’t get pantomime by Howard Sherman

Back in 2008, Lorna Luft – who was appearing in Salford as the Wicked Witch in a panto version of The Wizard

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

VIDEO: Broadway Sings for Pride Releases Tribute to Ruth Coker Burks for World AIDS Day by Stage Tube

On the eve of World AIDS Day, December 1, 2017, award-winning non for profit BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE www.BroadwaySingsForPride.com has released a special tribute to AIDS pioneer Ruth Coker …

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Former MP Ed Balls Returns To Judging Panel For Wicked Young Writer Awards by BroadwayWorld

The acclaimed WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, created and sponsored by the award-winning musical WICKED in association with the National Literacy Trust, announce that author, award-winning journ…

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'Gobsmacked' is the new tour that spices up a cappella by Chris Jones

A lot of large entertainments arrive in downtown Chicago next week as the Loop stocks up for the peak theater-going season. You’ll know most of them. “Wicked”? Witches, defying gravity…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Odds & Ends: Ben Platt Geeks Out with Ellen Degeneres About Meeting Beyonce & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Ben Platt Geeks Out to Ellen Degeneres About Meeting Beyoncé Dear Evan Hansen's recent Tony-winning star and new…

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Anastasia's Derek Klena, Wicked's Jackie Burns Among Cast of Last Days of Summer Musical Reading by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun, who developed the show, will also direct the industry presentation.

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