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Friday, March 1, 2013

Tom Hanks Begins Performances of Lucky Guy by Loganne

Tonight is the night! Tom Hanks will finally grace the Broadway stage as previews for Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy begin at the Broadhurst Theatre on March 1. Lucky Guy will play a limite…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:58AM

PIPPIN Box Office Opens Saturday, Mar 2 by Loganne

The Music Box Theatre box office will open Saturday, March 2nd for the much anticipated American Repertory Theatre production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin, directe…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:40AM
Thursday, February 28, 2013

Idina Menzel to Return to Broadway in New Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey Musical by Loganne

Tony Award winning actress, Idina Menzel, will be back on Broadway next spring. The New York Times reports that Menzel is slated to star in a new musical, If/Then, penned by composer Tom Kit…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 04:24PM

Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin, shifts Pushes Back Opening Night by Loganne

All of the drama surround the upcoming Broadway production of Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster and Tom Sturridge, has forced producers to push back its start date. The play has res…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 12:57PM

The Revisionist, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Vanessa Redgrave, Opens at Cherry Lane Theatre by Loganne

Rattestick Playwright Theatre’s production of The Revisionist, written by and starring Jesse Eisenberg, opens today, February 28 at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Tony Award winner Vanessa Regra…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 11:36AM

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney and More Set to Honor Stephen Schwartz With the NY Pops by Loganne

On April 12, 2013, Tony Award nominee and star of “Smash” Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis, Julia Murney, Tony Award nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson and Judith Clurman’…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:52AM
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Meet the Creative Team Behind Matilda The Musical in New Video by Loganne

Last season Matilda The Musical was winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards, including Best Musical. Based on the novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl, Matilda tells the story…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 03:37PM

“Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me” Doc Launches Fundraising Campaign and Video Teaser by Loganne

Producers of the new documentary that captures the life of Tony Award winning actress Elaine Stritch have launched a public fundraising campaign so that they can complete the final phases of…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:38AM
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Tickets Now On Sale for 7th Annual “The Broadway Beauty Pageant” by Loganne

You can now get your tickets for The Broadway Beauty Pageant. The seventh annual beauty contest is set for Monday evening, May 20th, 8p.m., at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Ar…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 03:09PM
Monday, February 25, 2013

Broadway Grosses Dip for the Week Ending Feb. 24, 2013 by Loganne

The Lion King claimed the top spot for the week ending February 24, 2013. Unfortunately, overall Broadway grosses dropped and there are only 6 productions in the millionaire club this week, …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 04:54PM

Tune in to see ORPHANS star Alec Baldwin on “Late Show with David Letterman” tonight 2/25 by Loganne

Alec Baldwin, currently in rehearsals for Broadway’s Orphans, will be a guest on “The Late Show with David Letterman” tonight Monday February 25.  Perhaps he will address the recent d…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 01:35PM

Oscar Nominee Quvenzhane Wallis to Star in Annie Remake by Loganne

Qunvenzhane Wallis didn’t take home the big prize last night for her performance in “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” but the youngster has plenty to celebrate. Wallis, who is the…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 01:27PM
Friday, February 22, 2013

Jeremy Jordan to Star Opposite Anna Kendrick in The Last Five Years Film by Loganne

Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick Tapped to Star in "The Last Five Years" Film Adaptation

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 12:48PM

Ben Foster to Replace Shia LaBeouf in Broadway’s ORPHANS by Loganne

Ben Foster will join the cast of Orphans immediately in the role of “Treat,” formerly assumed by Shia LaBeouf. Producers Frederick Zollo and Robert Cole said, “We are delighted that B…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:10AM
Thursday, February 21, 2013

Emmy Award-Winning “Glee” Star Jane Lynch to Make Broadway Debut as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE by Loganne

Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch, who stars in the hit FOX television show “Glee” as ruthless cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, will take on another great tyrannical role as evil …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:45AM

Shia LaBeouf to Exit Broadway’s ORPHANS by Loganne

Due to creative differences, the producers of Orphans and Shia LaBeouf will be parting ways and he will not be continuing with the production.  An announcement on the replacement for the …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:35AM

MCC’S “Really Really,” starring Zosia Mamet, Extends by Popular Demand! by Loganne

The New York premiere production of Paul Downs Colaizzo’s Really Really, directed by David Cromer (the Obie Award and Lucille Lortel Award-winning director of hits Our Town, Adding Ma…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:29AM
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta Jones, Russell Crowe & More to Perform Live at the Oscars by Loganne

Academy Award  winners Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Russell Crowe join this year’s Oscar  nominees Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway along with Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne,…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 01:36PM

Motown: The Musical to Release Cast Album Plus Greatest Hits Collection by Loganne

Motown fans rejoice. In conjunction with the opening of Broadway’s Motown: The Musical, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release Motown Originals: The Classic Songs That Inspired …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 11:30AM

Les Misérables to Return to Broadway Spring 2014 by Loganne

Cameron Mackintosh has announced that his acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece Les Misérables will come to Br…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:52AM
Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Grosses are Up for the Week Ending Feb. 17! by Loganne

Broadway Bounces Back After Snow Storm After last week’s low grosses due to Winter Storm Nemo, Broadway recovered with high numbers for the week ending February 17. Wicked came out on top…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 02:16PM

Cast Announced for Peter and the Starcatcher at New World Stages by Loganne

Casting for the New World Stages production of Peter and the Starcatcher, which will begin performances on Monday, March 18, 2013, has been announced.  The cast includes returning Broadway…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 11:30AM

Box Office is Officially Open for ORPHANS, starring Alec Baldwin, Shia LaBeouf by Loganne

The Schoenfeld Theatre box office opens Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00 AM for Lyle Kessler’s Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin, Shia LaBeouf and Tom Sturridge and directed by Daniel Sull…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 10:00AM
Friday, February 15, 2013

A Broadway Bow in Vin Diesel’s Future? Vin Covers Rihanna’s Stay for Valentine’s Day! by Loganne

So maybe Broadway isn’t in the works for the “Fast and Furious” star, Vin Diesel. However, the actor did give singing a try yesterday when he dedicated Rihanna’s …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 01:39PM

Two By Two, Starring Jason Alexander and Tovah Feldshuh, Begins Performances Feb. 15 by Loganne

The York Theatre Company’s season opener, Two By Two,  with book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Martin Charnin, music by Richard Rodgers and starring Broadway veterans Jason Alexander and Tov…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 10:04AM

Tony Award Committee Announces Eligibility for 14 Productions by Loganne

Tony Awards Eligibility for 2013 The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on February 14 for the second time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for 2013 Tony A…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:47AM
Thursday, February 14, 2013

$35 Million Musical Plans to Launch in Vegas by Loganne

Producers of the new musical, The Man, which chronicles the rise and fall of a fictional music superstar, are setting things in motion. The musical, which has an estimated budget of $35 mill…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 09:51AM
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Broadway Backwards Announces Len Cariou, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Karen Ziemba, and more by Loganne

Tony Award winners Len Cariou, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Karen Ziemba have joined the star-studded lineup for this year’s Broadway Backwards, a one-night-only performance produced by…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 11:13AM
Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Chicago Stars Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger Join List of Oscar Presenters by Loganne

At last year’s Oscar Awards ceremony, the two nominated songs weren’t even performed on the telecast. This year, the shows producers plan to make up for that exclusion. Producers Craig Z…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 04:35PM
Monday, February 11, 2013

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending Feb. 10, 2012-Hit Hard by Winter Storm Nemo by Loganne

New York City was covered in a blanket of white over the weekend and unfortunately, Broadway suffered. Soft sales were reported across the board for the week ending February 10, 2013. Only f…

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 05:22PM

Once wins the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album by Loganne

Once, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, has received the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, it was announced last night at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards in …

SOURCE: Theater Advisor at 02:25PM

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