Saturday, January 25, 2020

You Happened! Three-Time Tony Nominee Kevin Chamberlin Joins Cast of The Prom Film by Andy Lefkowitz

Kevin Chamberlin is going to prom! The multi-talented Broadway veteran will play the role of Sheldon Saperstein in the upcoming screen adaptation off the Tony-nominated musical The Prom. Ch…

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Rachel Tucker to star in the Broadway production of Come From Away

Fan favourite Rachel Tucker, who is perhaps best known for starring as Elphaba in both the West End and New York productions of Wicked, will cross the pond this spring to take over the ro…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Donna Vivino & More Will Lead the Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats by Ryan Gilbert

As the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats continues to make its way across the U.S. and Canada, a slew of stage talents will be bringing our favorite Jellicle cats to life on …

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Getting Into Character With Wicked’s Hannah Corneau by Marc J. Franklin

The actor, starring as Elphaba in the hit Broadway musical, gives Playbill an inside look at her pre-show routine.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Rachel Tucker to Reprise Olivier-Nominated Turn in Come From Away on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Rachel Tucker is headed home to Broadway in a role that's mighty familiar. The strong-voiced stage star will repeat her Olivier-nominated West End turn as Beverley Bass in the Tony-nominated…

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Donna Vivino to Play Grizabella in Cats National Tour; Additional New Casting Announced by Ryan McPhee

The Wicked and Les Misérables veteran is among those joining the cast in the new year.

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Alexandra Billings Reflects on Making History as the First Transgender Actress to Take on Madame Morrible in WICKED

Alexandra Billings became the first transgender actress to step into the role of Madame Morrible in Wicked, making her official debut on January 20th!

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Monday, January 20, 2020

5 Debut Questions: Wicked's Lauren Cannon by Angela Tricarico

Today on our blog, we welcome Lauren Cannon to the Great White Way and learn about her journey to her Broadway debut. …

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Alexandra Billings Joins WICKED as Madame Morrible Tonight

Beginning performances tonight, January 20, 2020, Alexandra Billings, from the hit show, 'Transparent,' will assume the role of Madame Morrible in the Broadway production of Wicked.

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Wake Up With BWW 1/20: Alexandra Billings Joins WICKED, and More!

Today's top stories: Alexandra Billings joins Wicked, and more!

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Alexandra Billings Joins Wicked as Madame Morrible; Becomes First Openly Trans Actress to Play the Role by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen veteran Alexandra Billings, acclaimed for her turn on Amazon's Transparent, joins the Broadway company of Wicked as Madame Morrible on January 20. Billings makes history, b…

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Transparent Star Alexandra Billings Joins Broadway Cast of Wicked January 20 by Andrew Gans

Michael X. Martin also joins the company of the international hit musical at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Soldiers, Seniors, and Well-Behaved Women Take Center Stage in Our Must-Do Events for the Week of January 20 to 26 by Kathy Henderson

January may be a sleepy month at the movies, but Broadway is buzzing with a star-packed new play and the Broadway debut of a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. Add in a couple of can’t-miss cab…

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On the Couch with Jacqui Green by Arts Review

Who is Jacqui Green? I am one of Australia’s leading choreographers, adjudicators, dancers and dance teachers. Most recently I choreographed the 2019 seasons of Les Misérables at the Nati…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Stephanie J. Block, Linda Lavin & More to Lead Sarah Silverman & Joshua Harmon's New Musical The Bedwetter by Andy Lefkowitz

Stephanie J. Block, the celebrated star who picked up a 2019 Tony Award for her turn in The Cher Show, will co-star with Tony-winning legend Linda Lavin this spring in The Bedwetter, a new m…

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Christy Altomare & Michael Wartella Join Paper Mill's THE WANDERER

The producers of The Wanderer, a new musical based on the life of Rock n' Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci, are pleased to announce that Michael Wartella (Wicked) will star as Dion alongside …

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Exclusive! Michael Wartella to Headline Dion Musical The Wanderer at Paper Mill Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented stage alum Michael Wartella will portray singer-songwriter Dion DiMucci in the world premiere musical The Wanderer at Paper Mill Playhouse this spring. The previously announced prod…

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Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan to Join Frozen on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of new stars are headed to Arendelle. The Tony-nominated musical Frozen will welcome stage veteran Ciara Renée as Elsa, newcomer McKenzie Kurtz as Anna and recent Scotland, PA star …

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Winter Is Here: Broadway Shows Face January Chill with Big Drops for Long Running Shows Like “Lion King,” “Mormon,” “Wicked” by Roger Friedman

Winter, as they say on Game of Thrones, is here. On Broadway the January chill has set in after three weeks of

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Photo Flash: See Thom Sesma, Ann Harada and More At The Lucille Lortel Theatre Presentation Of SOLANA, A NEW MUSICAL

Take an exclusive look at The Lucille Lortel Theatre presentation of  the new musical SOLANA from December 9th, 2019 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.  The cast was led by Thom Sesma (Sweeny …

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1071: Chloé Hayat by Adam Szymkowicz

Chloé Hayat Hometown: Roosevelt Island, NYC Current Town: Astoria, Queens! (I moved all of eight minutes away from my home-neighborhood, but the bar and restaurant options are so much be…

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Stephen Schwartz gives fans a Wicked film update on Elaine Paige On Sunday by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo News for Wicked fans today as composer Stephen Schwartz did an extended interview with Elaine Paige on BBC Radio 2 giving fans a Wicked film update. This post Stephen Schwart…

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Hear an Exclusive Interview with Stephen Schwartz Ahead of Prince of Egypt's West End Debut on Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week is all about Tony-winning composer Stephen…

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

Broadway Week 2-for-1 tickets on sale now by New York Theater

Tickets are now on sale for Broadway Week, where you can buy two tickets for the price of one for performances from January 21 through February 9 of 21 Broadway shows, from “Ain’t Too Pr…

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Andy Nyman to Join Imelda Staunton & Jenna Russell in London Revival of Hello, Dolly! by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier-winning theater mainstay Andy Nyman has landed the role of Horace Vandergelder in the highly anticipated London revival of Hello, Dolly! Dominic Cooke will direct the previously anno…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Jessica Vosk to Headline Broadway Unplugged Concert at Connecticut’s ACT by Ryan McPhee

The Wicked alum will join ACT Resident Music Supervisor Bryan Perri for the February event.

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Dee Roscioli, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, and More Join 54 SINGS DOLLY PARTON

Dee Roscioli (Wicked, The Cher Show), Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Smokey Joe's Café), Ben Clark (The Circus in Winter, Skin and Bones), Gregory Driscoll (Fab The Duo), Victoria Huston-Elem (Findi…

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

What Idina Menzel Song Does Adam Sandler Like to Sing With His Daughter? by Dan Meyer

The Wicked alum and longtime comedian star in Uncut Gems as husband and wife.

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Where are the Ensembles of Broadway This Season? by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady The 2019-2020 Broadway season looks…

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Rocketman, Euphoria, Lil Naz X, more land GLAAD Media Award nominations by Nick Romano

Instead of talking about all the room for improvement in pop culture (once again), let’s take a moment to celebrate the strides made in 2019 with LGBTQ representation. On Wednesday, GLAAD …

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Wicked's Nancy Opel: Ms. January 2020 by JK

Ms. Broadway January 2020 Wicked's Nancy Opel With her current role as Madame Morrible in Wicked, this month's Ms. Broadway has been in 14 Broadway shows! Congratulations, Nancy Opel! (If…

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