Saturday, April 18, 2015

In the Moment: An Interview with 1st Stage’s ‘Old Wicked Songs’ Musical Director Walter “Bobby” McCoy and Artistic/Managing Director Alex Le by David Siegel

1st Stage’s production of Old Wicked Songs by Jon Marans has opened to high praise from reviewers and audiences alike. After seeing the show I wanted to learn more about something very…

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Odds & Ends: Wicked Star Derek Klena & Taylor Louderman Tapped for Magic Mike Workshop & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Derek Klena, Taylor Louderman...& Magic Mike Channing Tatum recently revealed about the Magic Mike musical adaptation t…

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Tom Kitt, Kyle Dean Massey and Lindsay Mendez to Join Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture This Month by BroadwayWorld

A new concert series curated by the renowned Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, conductor, and director, Jason Robert Brown. Each unique performance will incorporate an eclectic mix of m…

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‘Finding Neverland’ Musical With Kelsey Grammer Believes In Audiences, Not Critics: The Video Review by Jeremy Gerard

Perhaps taking a cue from colleague Marc Platt – who defied critics’ expectations by turning the widely dissed Wicked into one of Broadway’s biggest all-time moneymakers …

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Wolf Hall Star Lydia Leonard on Her Cabaret & Wicked Dreams and the Challenges of Corsets by Lindsay Champion

Age: 33 Hometown: London, England Current Role: A powerhouse Broadway debut as Anne Boleyn, the calculating second wife of King Henry VIII in Wolf Hall: Parts One and Two. Stage & Scr…

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from PAYING THE RENT at Joe's Pub, Featuring Numbers from RENT, HEDWIG & More! by Stage Tube

Joe's Pub in New York City recently hosted 'Paying the RENT' with Uncompromising Artistry Productions, a new theatre company based in NYC. The event served as a one-night only rock concert b…

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Theatre Review: ‘Old Wicked Songs’ at 1st Stage by Andrew White

It is rare, exceedingly rare, to be in the presence of a masterfully-written play, performed by actors who are not only emotionally engaging but also fine, classically-trained pianists.  Ev…

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Photo Flash: Anthony Rapp, Dee Roscioli & More Headline PAYING THE RENT at Joe's Pub by BroadwayWorld

Joe's Pub in New York City recently hosted 'Paying the RENT' with Uncompromising Artistry Productions, a new theatre company based in NYC. The event served as a one-night only rock concert b…

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Wicked and “MADtv” Star Nicole Parker to Offer a Suitcase Full of Lies by Matthew Blank

Nicole Parker, whose Broadway credits include Wicked, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me and The People in the Picture, will offer an evening entitled Suitcase Full of Lies April 26 at the Laurie…

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Sweet Sound of Amazing Grace Will be Heard on Broadway; Josh Young-Led New Tuner Sets Dates & Theater by Imogen Lloyd Webber

If it was ever lost, it's now's home on Broadway. Amazing Grace, which ran in Chicago in fall 2014, will begin performances at the Nederlander Theatre on June 25. Josh You…

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Features: How stagey are you? Kerry Ellis vs Louise Dearman

For the latest of our theatrical battles, we pit the Wicked witches against each other

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

'Finding Neverland' review: Kelsey Grammer, Matthew Morrison in not-quite-magical 'Peter Pan' tale

Now that we know how Elphaba became the Wicked Witch of the West, shouldn't Broadway also tell us how Peter became Pan?

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Wicked London Ticket Upgrade Offer by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo To celebrate Wicked London winning the ITV This Morning Audience Award at Sunday’s Olivier Awards, is pleased to offer our readers a great ticket upgrad…

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Broadway Bares Solo Strips 2015 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Bares gets up close and personal as the 2015 Bares season gets underway with Broadway Bares Solo Strips at 9 pm on Sunday, May 10, 2015, at 42West (514 West 42nd Street, NYC).

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Idina Menzel Offers WICKED Broom in BC/EFA Auction; Ends Today by Pat Cerasaro

Own a piece of WICKED iconography

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WICKED's Christine Dwyer Stars in Studio Theatre's MURDER BALLAD, Beginning Tonight in D.C. by BroadwayWorld

Studio Theatre presents MURDER BALLAD, this spring's explosive rock musical directed by Artistic Director David Muse.

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D.C. Theatre Rocked by Immersive Musical Murder Ballad by Adam Hetrick

Christine Dwyer, recently seen as Elphaba in the Broadway production of Wicked, stars in Washington, D.C.'s Studio Theatre production of the rock musical Murder Ballad, which begins prev…

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Kyle Dean Massey and Lindsay Mendez Will Join Jason Robert Brown and Tom Kitt in Concert by Olivia Clement

Lindsay Mendez and Kyle Dean Massey, who both starred in Wicked on Broadway, are set to join previously announced Tom Kitt (If/Then) in An Evening With Jason Robert Brown, a concert curated …

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Olivier Awards 2015 winner interviews: Wicked's Emma Hatton by Official London Theatre

Olivier Awards 2015 winner interviews: Wicked's Emma Hatton The public voted Wicked this year's This Morning Audience Award winners at the Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard. After…

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Rebecca Naomi Jones Begins Performances in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Rebecca Naomi Jones will don Yitzhak's packer on April 14! The Broadway alum takes over from Lena Hall in the role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. The production currently stars the musica…

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Teal Wicks on Her Elphaba Secret Society Membership & Why the Finding Neverland Kids Make Her Feel Lazy by Lindsay Champion

Wicked alum Teal Wicks is flying back to the Great White Way in Finding Neverland—and while she doesn’t get to explore her inner child while playing J.M. Barrie’s (Matthew …

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Old Wicked Songs review: intimate and moving by Steven McKnight

Has it really been over 17 years since the regional premiere of Old Wicked Songs by Jon Marans at Studio Theatre? The 1996 Pulitzer Prize nominee for Best Drama (which lost to Rent) is given…

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Interviews: Leading Ladies: Rachel Tucker - 'I'll never lose my love of singing'

The award-winning former Wicked star recently returned from making her Broadway debut in Sting's The Last Ship, and is about to play a dominatrix in an Ayckbourn farce

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Marvin Hamlisch Tribute by Barry

Marvin Hamlisch: Photo: Barry GordinBroadway favorites, including three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch as JJ Hunsecker (Hand to God) and Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan as Sidney Falcone (Newsies…

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Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten & More New Musicals Warm Up the Box Office by Ryan McPhee

Spring has sprung, and as the weather gets warmer, marquees get brighter. Three new musicals in particular are preparing for their opening nights with already impressive crowds. Something Ro…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/13

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! R…

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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Theater News: Wicked, Angela Lansbury, and More Win Olivier Awards

American shows Beautiful, Memphis, and Here Lies Love were edged out of the Best New Musical slot.

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‘Old Wicked Songs’ at 1st Stage by Chuck Leonard

Occasionally, a show blows me away and I want to grab the arm of people walking by on the street and steer them to the production. “Come. Join in experiencing this beautiful piece of art.…

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Photo Coverage: OLIVIER AWARD WINNERS 2015 Part Three - Dame Judi Dench, Kevin Spacey, SUNNY AFTERNOON, WICKED And More! by BroadwayWorld

Presenters included Brian May and Anita Dobson - and there are also snaps of London's Elphaba picking up the Audience Award for Wicked

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Spellbinding Hit Musical Wicked Wins 'This Morning Audience Award' At The 2015 Olivier Awards

WICKED, the classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has won the This Morning Audience Award. Presented by the Olivier Awards 2015 with Mastercard at The …

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