Monday, December 5, 2016

'Nothing is private anymore': behind Dear Evan Hansen, the social media musical by Alexis Soloski

The creators of the buzzy high school-set production talk about the dangers of the digital world for teenagers as their play hits BroadwayDuring its development, the creators of Dear Evan Ha…

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Far More Than One Short Day! Wicked Becomes the Ninth Longest-Running Show on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Oh what a celebration we'll have today! Broadway's soaring hit Wicked is officially the ninth longest-running show on the Great White Green Way. This marks 5,462 performances at the …

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Theater News: Wicked Becomes Ninth Longest-Running Show in Broadway History

The hit musical surpasses Beauty and the Beast with 5,462 performances.

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Broadway’s Wicked Marks Major Milestone December 4 by Andrew Gans

The hit musical surpasses a Disney favorite to become the ninth longest-running production in Broadway history.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Alex Newell Joins Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert Starring Shoshana Bean and Morgan James by BroadwayWorld

Morgan James, Richard Amelius and Torya Beard present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert, featuring Broadway veterans and powerhouse vocalists, Morgan James…

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Odds & Ends: Stars Tapped for Gypsy of the Year Include Christian Borle, Bette Midler is 'Utterly Game' for Dolly Revival & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Christian Borle & More Set for Gypsy of the Year Tony winners Christian Borle, Cynthia Erivo and Jessie Mueller, along …

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Broadway AM Report, 12/2/2016 - DEAR EVAN HANSEN, THE BODYGUARD and More! by Jessica Khan

This weekend's big news THE BODYGUARD, starring Deborah Cox, officially bows at Paper Mill, WICKED becomes the 9th longest-running show in Broadway history, and DEAR EVAN HANSEN opens this S…

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Call Me Madame: Backstage at Wicked with Sheryl Lee Ralph, Episode 2: Witches & Wizards by Broadway.com

In the second installment of Sheryl Lee Ralph's Wicked vlog, the diva chats with co-stars Kara Lindsay, Peter Scolari and more!

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Dear Evan Hansen Opens on Broadway and Wicked Hits a Milestone by Olivia Clement

The Know: What not to miss in theatre December 1-11.

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Review: Scrooge and the Seven Dwarves, Theatre 503 by Calum McIntosh

The festive season is upon us and award winning comedy trio, The Sleeping Trees return to Theatre 503 for their third pantomime, Scrooge And The Seven Dwarves. This time they tell the tale o…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

‘Cloud Gate 2 – A Triple Bill’ at Esplanade Theatre, Singapore by Lee Yu Ming

“Cloud Gate 2 – A Triple Bill,” three riveting dance works by innovative Taiwanese choreographers Cheng Tsung-lung and Huang Yi, will run on February 7 and 8, 2017, at Esplanade Theatr…

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Stephen Schwartz Will Be Honored by TADA! Youth Theater by Michael Gioia

The Wicked composer is the 2017 TADA! honoree.

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Broadway’s Wicked Will Mark Major Milestone This Weekend by Andrew Gans

The hit musical will surpass a Disney favorite to become the ninth longest-running production in Broadway history.

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For Good! WICKED Will Become 9th Longest-Running Show in Broadway History by BroadwayWorld

The international blockbuster Wicked will play its 5,462nd Broadway performance on Sunday, December 4th at 2pm, surpassing Beauty and the Beast to become the 9th longest-running production i…

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth Get Wicked in Hairspray Live! Preview by Adam Hetrick

Here’s your first musical preview of the Tony winner as Velma Von Tussle.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Aladdin, Wicked, Cats, Great Comet Offer Kids Night On Broadway Ticket Discounts by Adam Hetrick

Kids get a free ticket when accompanied by a full-paying adult as part of Kids Night On Broadway.

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'Hamilton' grosses record $3.3M Thanksgiving week

Until now, "Wicked" held the record at $3.2 million.

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Listen to Idina Menzel Belt Out “Wind Beneath My Wings” in New Beaches Trailer by Andrew Gans

Bette Midler gave the Wicked Tony winner her blessing.

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VIDEO: Idina Menzel & Jennifer Nettles Sing Holiday Classic on CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS by TV News Desk

Jennifer Nettles Broadway's CHICAGO and Tony Award winner Idina Menzel WICKED, IFTHEN harmonized on a lively rendition of the holiday classic 'Little Drummer Boy' on last night's CMA COUNTRY…

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Had Three Million Things to Be Thankful for this Holiday Weekend by Ryan McPhee

There may be a million things he hasn’t done, but Alexander Hamilton can at least cross off making over three million dollars in a single week. The smash hit Hamilton led the box offic…

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‘Hamilton’s $998 Top Yields $3M Week, $300 Average Ticket Price At Holiday Broadway B.O. by Jeremy Gerard

With its seasonal top price of $998, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s historico-musico rap blockbuster registered $3.26 million in ticket sales last week, the first of the expected Thanksgiving-to…

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Latest Elphaba In 'Wicked' Takes Yellow Brick Road Back To CT by Christopher Arnott

"This is, hand`s down, probably the most difficult role I will ever play," Jessica Vosk says. "It's very complex. I have to take everybody on this journey to see this character growing up ov…

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Homos Review: Urie and de Jesus as Splintered Gay Couple by New York Theater

It might seem as if the creative team behind “Homos, or Everyone in America,” a fabulous and fragmented look at six years of a gay relationship, has put up barriers between the audience …

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

Call Me Madame: Backstage at Wicked with Sheryl Lee Ralph, Episode 1: Welcome! by Broadway.com

Wicked star Sheryl Lee Ralph kicks off her new vlog by chatting with her co-stars backstage at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Fundraising Endeavours by WICKED Raises Money for the Planting of Over 5000 New Trees by The Woodland Trust by BroadwayWorld

Thanks to donations from Wicked fans from across the UK, over 8,500 has been raised in 2016 for the Woodland Trust to create new woods as part of the production's annual WICKED DAY charitabl…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

From Wicked to Newsies: Watch Decades of Performances from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade by Playbill Staff

We’ve collected favorite and rare Broadway performances from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Lilli Cooper in TICK, TICK... BOOM! Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld

This week Keen Company welcomed Lilli Cooper to Keen's acclaimed new production of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick...BOOM Beginning November 22nd, Lilli Cooper, seen on Broadway in Spring Awake…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Cloud Gate 2 review – Taiwanese troupe serve up a fierce and fishy dish by Judith Mackrell

Sadler’s Wells, LondonCloud Gate Dance Theatre’s younger sibling moves with a vehement, contemporary edge, but some of their concepts are desperately overworkedCloud Gate 2 was formed in…

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Broadway AM Report, 11/22/2016 - Jordan Fisher Hits HAMILTON, OTHELLO Begins and More! by Jessica Khan

Today's big news WICKED welcomes three new stars on tour today, Jordan Fisher makes his Broadway debut in HAMILTON, and OTHELLO, starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo, begins tonight Off-B…

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