Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Darius de Haas, Erin Dilly, Jenn Gambatese, and Matthew Scott Set for Feeling Wicked: The Magical Side of the American Songbook by Adam Hetrick

The November 3 concert will feature songs ranging from Stephen Schwartz and Disney to Harold Arlen and Lerner and Loewe.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Stars of Frozen, Mean Girls, Be More Chill, Waitress, and Wicked to Appear at Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction by Adam Hetrick

Artists taking part in the autograph table and photo booth will include Nicolette Robinson, Caissie Levy, Will Roland, Jessica Vosk, Laura Osnes, Chita Rivera, Tony Yazbeck, and more.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Odds & Ends: Darren Criss Stars in Reading of Nick Jonas' New Play & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Darren Criss Stars in Reading of Nick Jonas' New Play Darren Criss and Nick Jonas, both former stars…

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Broadway Grosses: SpongeBob SquarePants Surpasses One Million Dollars as Audiences Bid Farewell to Bikini Bottom by

Teary-eyed audiences might have said goodbye to the 12-time Tony-nominated musical SpongeBob SquarePants on September 16 just before residents of Bikini Bottom packed up their dressing …

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Joe Mantello, Cicely Tyson, David Henry Hwang & More Named Theater Hall of Fame Inductees by Andy Lefkowitz

Eight longtime contributors to the New York theater scene have been named 2018 inductees into the Theater Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater. The talented creative…

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Something wicked: why I mashed up Macbeth and Othello by Jude Christian

Shakespeare’s tragedies need to be told for today’s world. It’s time for their female voices to be brought to the foreWhen you’re a freelance director and you’re given a play to co…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Harriet Harris & Erin Mackey to Star in Broadway-Aimed Musical Adaptation of The Rivals by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of Broadway stars have been selected to lead Bristol Riverside Theatre's world premiere musical adaptation of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's classic comedy The Riv…

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Watch This Broadway Makeup Designer Recreate the Faces of 6 Iconic Characters by Ruthie Fierberg

Emmy nominee Joe Dulude II brings Wicked’s Elphaba, Anastasia’s Anya, SpongeBob’s Squidward, and more to life on camera.

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Hello, Dolly!'s Charlie Stemp to Star as Bert in London Return of Mary Poppins; Zizi Strallen to Play Title Role by Andy Lefkowitz

Holy cabooses! Charlie Stemp, the fancy-footed Oliver nominee who recently concluded a Broadway-debut run as Barnaby in Hello, Dolly!, will show off more dance moves in a West End return pro…

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Sean Doyle Joins Channel 4 as New Deputy Head of Features & Formats by Blouin Artinfo

Kelly Webb-Lamb, Channel 4’s Deputy Director of Programmes announced the appointment of Sean Doyle as the broadcaster’s new Deputy Head of Features & Formats.Sean joins from Channel …

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Video: Leslie Jones Gets Bewitched at WICKED on Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

Move over, Ben Brantley. In 2018, there's only one name that matters when it comes to reviewing Broadway shows...and that name is Leslie Jones.

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Odds & Ends: Upcoming Beetlejuice Star Leslie Kritzer Sets Joe's Pub Return & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Upcoming Beetlejuice Star Leslie Kritzer Sets Joe's Pub Return Leslie Kritzer, the power-voiced comedic star who is …

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Brief 9/11: Jennifer Simard Joins MEAN GIRLS, Ryan McCartan Joins WICKED, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories includes tons of new Broadway casting Jennifer Simard will join the cast of Mean Girls, Ryan McCartan joins Wicked, and Rosemary Harris joins M…

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Ryan McCartan Joins WICKED As Fiyero Beginning Today by BroadwayWorld

Beginning Today, September 11, Ryan McCartan will assume the role of Fiyero in the Broadway production of Wicked.

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Ryan McCartan Makes His Broadway Debut in Wicked by Andy Lefkowitz

Power-voiced stage-and-screen star Ryan McCartan takes his first Broadway bow on September 11, joining the company of the long-running hit Wicked. McCartan plays Fiyero in the acclaimed musi…

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Heathers Star Ryan McCartan Makes Broadway Debut in Wicked by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Monday, September 10, 2018

VIDEO: HEAD OVER HEELS Cast Kick Off the 11th Season of Broadway Sessions by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Sessions will feature the cast of Head Over Heels in its season kick-off, 96BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new…

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Mamie Parris to Return to School of Rock as Principal Rosalie Mullins by Caitlin Moynihan

A new principal is taking over at Horace Green! Broadway favorite Mamie Parris, who originated the role of Patty in School of Rock is returning, but this time she will play Ro…

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Serve with a Smile! Broadway Favorite Christine Dwyer Will Lead the National Tour of Waitress by Ryan Gilbert

She'll be pouring you a cup and saying, "Hello, how ya been?" Broadway and tour favorite Christine Dwyer is joining the national tour of the hit Broadway musical Waitress. Curr…

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Wicked Alum Christine Dwyer to Join Waitress National Tour by Ryan McPhee

The former Broadway Elphaba will take on the role of Jenna in the Sara Bareilles musical.

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New Expanded Edition of Stephen Schwartz Biography Will Be Released Just in Time for Wicked Anniversary by Logan Culwell-Block

The updated release will include new passages covering the stage adaptation of The Prince of Egypt and Schwartz's early work with Leonard Bernstein.

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Actress Sarah Mackenzie Baron Lands Role of Michael Scott in The Office! A Musical Parody by

The Office! A Musical Parody has found its star. Actress Sarah Mackenzie Baron will make her first New York stage appearance in the central role of Michael Scott in the new tuner based on th…

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Lesli Margherita, Jessica Vosk, Ariana DeBose and More Join BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Hosted by SNL's Cecily Strong and Emmy winner amp Tony nominee Martha Plimpton, performers include Tony nominee Judy Kuhn, Tony nominee Ariana DeBose, Wicked star Jessica Vosk, Olivier winne…

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Broadway Theaters Will Dim Lights in Memory of Tony Winner Carole Shelley by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced that four Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights in memory of the Tony-winning actress Carole Shelley, who passed away on August 31 at age 79.…

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Odds & Ends: Lindsay Mendez to Play Return Solo Concert Engagement & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Lindsay Mendez to Play Return Solo Concert Engagement Lindsay Mendez, the gorgeous-voiced Tony winner of Carousel, will o…

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Carole Shelley, a Tony Winner and a Pigeon Sister, Dies at 79 by Daniel E. Slotnik

A Broadway stalwart (“Elephant Man,” “Wicked”), she also appeared in all three versions of “The Odd Couple” (stage, film and TV) as a giggly neighbor.

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Broadway Buskers Series Returns With Wicked’s John Krause and Michael Wartella by Adam Hetrick

Ben Cameron hosts the free outdoor concerts that take place Tuesday evenings throughout the month of September.

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The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Summer Obsessions You Want See Inspire a Broadway Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

September is officially here which means summer is coming to an end. This summer has given us some major pop culture moments that we think should translate to the stage. In honor of the…

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MEAN GIRLS, WICKED, and More to Participate in This Fall's Broadway Bridges by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway League, with the support of the New York City Department of Education DOE and the United Federation of Teachers UFT, has announced 17 participating shows for the fall 2018 seaso…

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

Remembering Carole Shelley by JK

Most of the younger generation of theater fans will likely remember the late Carole Shelley as the villainous original Madame Morrible in Wicked. But her career spanned decades, so depe…

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Carole Shelley, Tony Winner for The Elephant Man & Original Cast Member of Wicked, Dies at 79 by Andy Lefkowitz

Carole Shelley, an English actress who gained acclaim on the U.S. stage in musicals, dramas and comedies, died on August 31 at age 79. The cause of death was cancer. Carole Augusta Shelley …

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