Friday, March 24, 2017

VIDEO: Samantha Massell, Emily Padgett and Carrie St. Louis Sing 'C'est la Vie' by B*Witched by BroadwayWorld

Last weekend, a company of Broadway favorites gathered at Feinstein's54 Below for '54 Sings One-Hit Wonders,'a concert celebrating those pop songs you can sing every lyric to but don't know …

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Fifth Annual St. Louis Theater Circle Awards • Skip Viragh Center for the Arts by Andrea

The fifth anniversary of the St. Louis Theater Circle Awards is in the books, and as always, the number of talented individuals and companies in town never cease to amaze.Congratulations to …

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

42nd Street's Clare Halse on Being as Starry-Eyed as Peggy Sawyer, Her Wicked Dream Role & Working with Sheena Easton in the West End by Matt Wolf

The West End’s dance-heavy spring began with the U.K. premiere of An American in Paris and continues with a revival of 42nd Street, returning to the …

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Broadway's Asmeret Ghebremichael Joins Dreamgirls in London by Andy Lefkowitz

Asmeret Ghebremichael, the actress most recently seen as Nickie in in the off-Broadway revival of Sweet Charity, has joined the company of London’s Dreamgirls in the role of Lorrell Ro…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 #LiveatFive with P.J. Benjamin of Wicked by

P.J. Benjamin stops by HQ to chat about Wicked and more with Beth Stevens.

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Primping, Puppies & Poppin' Champagne! Spend a Day in the Life with Significant Other Star Lindsay Mendez by

Who wouldn't want to spend a day hanging out with Lindsay Mendez? We've loved getting to witness both her larger-than-life talent and totally down-to-earth personality since she came…

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Derek Klena Launches Stripped Down Drop The Mic Series With Wicked Song by Playbill Staff

The original performance series features Broadway stars singing popular showtunes with a stripped-down acoustic arrangement.

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Stripped-Down Drop The Mic Series Launches With Derek Klena Performing from Wicked by Playbill Staff

The original performance series features Broadway stars singing popular showtunes with a stripped-down acoustic arrangement.

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DROP THE MIC: Derek Klena Sings "Dancing Through Life"

We begin our acoustic cover series, Drop The Mic, with Wicked's Derek Klena covering "Dancing Through Life".

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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats Bea Arthur's Wicked Tongue, Audra McDonald's Golden Voice by Behind The Curtain

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing …

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

‘Dinner’ by Moira Buffini at Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House by Blouin Artinfo

A dark comedy, titled 'Dinner', by Moira Buffini, will be staged at the Drama Theatre of Sydney Opera House, on select dates from September 11 through October 28, 2017.Presented by Sydney Th…

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Monopoly is becoming a musical by Michael Riedel

Broadway loves brand-name titles, from movies (“Groundhog Day”) to books (“Wicked”) to television shows (a “Wonder Years” musical is in the works). So why not . . . board gam…

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World premieres and returning classics in Lifeline's 2017-18 season by Morgan Greene

Two world premieres will take place in Lifeline Theatre's 2017-18 mainstage season, the company known for its literary adaptations announced Tuesday. First up is a new adaptation of "Syl…

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This Broadway Mashup of Dear Evan Hansen, Rent, Next to Normal & Vanessa Carlton Will Make Your Week by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical Dear Evan Hansen has become a Broadway sensation, with a pop score that follows in the footsteps of shows like Rent and Next to Normal. Nathan Lucrezio, who currently appears…

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BWW Review: RACHEL TUCKER, Live at Zédel by Cindy Marcolina

Counting credits including We Will Rock You, Wicked, and The Last Ship, Rachel Tucker shows off her vocal range brilliantly, but she is ultimately underwhelming at her limited intimate solo …

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Monday, March 20, 2017

8 Television Shows That Should Have Musical Episodes by Linda

Tonight and tomorrow, March 20 and 21, Supergirland The Flash will air a two-part musical crossover. With Jeremy Jordan, Melissa Benoist, Grant Gustin, and Jesse L. Martin in the c…

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STAGE TUBE: ALADDIN's Lucrezio and Friends Mash Up DEAR EVAN HANSEN and More! by Stage Tube

Nathan Lucrezio, currently in the cast of Broadway's Aladdin, recently posted a YouTube video in which he mashed up some of his favorite songs. 'Waving Through a Window' from Dear Evan Hanse…

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Broadway Grosses: War Paint Fills the House as Shows Excel in Previews by Andy Lefkowitz

Shows in previews took off in capacity during the week ending March 19. The new musical War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, filled the Nederlander Theatre to 92.01%, up …

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It's a Boy! Megan Hilty and Brian Gallagher Welcome a New Addition by Andy Lefkowitz

We have another Broadway baby to cheer for! Tony nominee Megan Hilty and her sweet hubby Brian Gallagher welcomed a baby boy today, according to People. Ronan Laine Gallagher was born in L.A…

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Five Reasons to Binge on Julie’s Greenroom Right Now by Caitlyn Gallip

Lights, camera, action! In case you haven’t heard, Queen Julie Andrews has a new show on Netflix. Julie’s Greenroom teaches children of all ages (hello, 24-year-old me) about the…

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Free Upgrade For West End WICKED Tickets by BroadwayWorld

WICKED, the award-winning West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, continues its celebrated run at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre. Book befo…

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Tickets Are Now On Sale for Derren Brown: Secret at Atlantic Theater Company by

Tickets are now on sale for Derren Brown: Secret, the final production of Atlantic Theater Company's 2016-2017 season. The work stars two-time Olivier winner Brown, who created the …

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Photo Flash: Jessica Hendy and the Cast of CATS Sing for Seniors in Midtown by BroadwayWorld

On March 9th, 2017, Sing For Your Seniors SFYS hosted the latest in its series of Broadway Sessions with cast members from Cats for the LGBT seniors at SAGE Center Midtown. The musical perfo…

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Want to Know the Top 5 Songs to Belt in the Shower? by Playbill Staff

From The Color Purple’s “I’m Here” to Wicked’s “Defying Gravity”—Playbill has your morning routine covered.

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Monday, March 13, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Feuding Broadway Musical Characters by

Are you watching Feud? Though it just premiered on March 5, we're already addicted to Ryan Murphy's latest anthological series on FX, and it's inspired our latest Culturalist Cha…

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Broadway Grosses: Miss Saigon Soars in Its Broadway Return by

New revivals proved strong grossers this past week at the Broadway box office. The new production of Miss Saigon was a strong seller in its second week on the Great White Way. Fresh off…

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Can Rent Be Performed in 3 Minutes? by Playbill Staff

Watch Tyler Mount break down Jonathan Larson’s Tony-winning musical—along with Wicked and Fun Home references.

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Theater News: This Year's Easter Bonnet Competition Announces Dates and Participating Shows

Aladdin, Wicked, The Lion King, and more begin their fundraising appeals tonight.

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BWW TV: WICKED Welcomes New Citizens of Oz to the West End by BroadwayWorld TV

Wicked has officially welcomed its new West End cast, including the return of Willemijn Verkaikto the role of Elphaba. Alongside her remain Suzie Mathersas Glinda,Oliver Savileas Fiyero andM…

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Tom Lehrer joyfully revisited by Cogency

Tomfoolery. Tony Braithwaite directed at Act II Playhouse, March-April 2017   To young people of a certain generation, Tom Lehrer was the pied piper. In the conformist 1950s he wrote so…

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