Friday, December 13, 2019

Aladdin review at New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich – ‘infectiously enjoyable panto-musical’ by Dave Fargnoli

Powered along by a blazingly charismatic actor-musician ensemble, Aladdin is the latest in a string of annual rock‘n’roll pantos from Peter Rowe,

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look at EMOJILAND Rehearsal Photos with Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon and More

 Emojiland The Musical has just released its first rehearsal photos, which include shots of Broadway stars Lesli Margherita as Princess Josh Lamon as Prince and Ann Harada as Pile of Poo. T…

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Neil Patrick Harris, Garrett Clayton and More to Perform at LYTHGOE FAMILY PANTO

Each year, in the decade since the Lythgoe Family first introduced Panto to American audiences, stars of TV, film and Broadway come together at the holidays-many returning year after year-to…

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VIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite in Opening Number from BC/EFA's Red Bucket Follies!

This year's opening number was a sparkling celebration of the more than 200 actors making their Broadway debuts this season. The performance featured 60 newcomers, from a bevy of Broadway's …

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Aladdin review at Hull New Theatre – ‘slick, high-energy pantomime’ by Will Ramsey

In Hull New Theatre’s version of Aladdin, dancer and actor Jake Canuso rarely stands still. Sporting “magical cha-cha heels” he shows off

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Aladdin's Clinton Greenspan on the Superhero Aspects of His Character by Diep Tran

Clinton Greenspan in "Aladdin" (Photo: Deen Van Meer) Clinton Greenspan remembers clearly what happened the night he performed the role of Aladdin on Broadway for the first time. The actor…

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Clinton Greenspan stops by HQ to chat about starring in Aladdin and more with Paul Wontorek. 

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Odds & Ends: Jonathan Groff Joins The Matrix, Aladdin Live-Action Film to Receive Spinoff Series & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Two-Time Tony Nominee Jonathan Groff Tapped for The Matrix 4 From Mindhunter to The Matrix! Two-time Tony nom…

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Fosse/Verdon, Patsy & Loretta's Jessie Mueller and Megan Hilty, Audra McDonald & More Receive 2020 Critics' Choice Award Nominations by Caitlin Moynihan

The 2020 Critics' Choice Award nominations are in! An accomplished group of theater stars have been recognized for their work in movies and TV for the 25th annual awards ceremony that will t…

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Arielle Jacobs, Jason Gotay, Julia Murney & More Join Between the Lines Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting has been announced for Between the Lines, a new musical based on the acclaimed novel by Jodi Picoult and her daughter Samantha van Leer. Arielle Jacobs will star in the off-Broadway …

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Breaking: Jason Gotay, Arielle Jacobs & More Will Star in BETWEEN THE LINES Musical

Producer Daryl Roth announced today full casting for the new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines . The production will star Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin, Wicked), Jason Gotay (Evita, Bring It …

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Live-Action Aladdin Spinoff Series, Starring Tony Nominee Billy Magnussen, in the Works by Dan Meyer

A series centered on his character Prince Anders is being developed by Disney+.

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Live-Action Aladdin Spinoff, Starring Tony Nominee Billy Magnussen, in the Works by Dan Meyer

A feature centered on his character Prince Anders is being developed by Disney+.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

ALADDIN Spinoff in the Works at Disney Plus

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a spinoff of the recent live-action 'Aladdin' is in the works from Disney Plus. The film will center around Billy Magnussen's character, Prince Anders.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Courtney Reed, Francis Jue & More to Lead Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band at Off-Broadway's Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming New York premiere of Lauren Yee's play with music Cambodian Rock Band. The previously announced production, directed by Chay Yew, will begin previews on…

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Kids’ Night on Broadway announces 2020 shows by Caitlin Huston

Participating shows have been announced for Kids’ Night on Broadway this winter.  The program, in which children ages 18 and under can attend participating Broadway shows for free when ac…

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FROZEN 2, HARRIET & ALADDIN Among Nominees for Society of Composers and Lyricists Awards

The Society of Composers & Lyricists has announced the nominations for the inaugural SCL Awards. Among those nominated are Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez for a?oeInto The Unknown…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Society of Composers and Lyricists Nominate Cynthia Erivo, Pasek and Paul, the Lopezes, More for Inaugural Awards by Dan Meyer

The musical theatre heavy hitters were nominated for their work on such films as Harriet, Aladdin, and Frozen 2.

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REVIEW: Aladdin, New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Aladdin, this year's festive offering from the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich. This post REVIEW: Aladdin, New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich ✭✭✭✭ first ap…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Max Crumm, Jacob Dickey and More Will Round Out Star-Studded Cast of EMOJILAND

The Emojiland kingdom is now complete! Arborhouse Productions & Visceral Entertainment (Michael Chase Gosselin and Tim Sulka) today announced that Max Crumm (Grease, Disaster) will take …

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Max Crumm, Jacob Dickey & More Round Out the Cast of Emojiland by Andy Lefkowitz

We're all smiles! Max Crumm and Jacob Dickey are among the newly announced batch of stars set to appear in the upcoming off-Broadway transfer of Emojiland. The previously announced tune…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

They Met at Theater Camp! Broadway's Michael James Scott Celebrates the Ultimate Broadway Wedding by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael James Scott, a former Genie of Disney's Aladdin and a vlogger, was recently married to filmmaker Jeremy Merrifield—and their wedding was a who's who of Broadway. The …

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

See Thomas Schumacher Celebrate the Release of the Latest Edition of How Does the Show Go On? with Disney's Brightest Stars by

As president of Disney Theatrical Productions and chairman of the Broadway League, Thomas Schumacher has a wealth of knowledge about what makes the Great White Way tick. He has chosen to spr…

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Blackface and Fu Manchu moustaches: does ballet have a race problem? by Lyndsey Winship

From the Chinese scene in Nutcracker to the Moor in Petrushka, are some ballets now offensively outdated? We ask big names in dance if they should be preserved, changed – or binned It’s …

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Review: An enchanted evening with Telly Leung at the Trust Cabaret by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The CMU grad and star of Broadway’s “Aladdin” returns to Pittsburgh with a jazzy set of Broadway and pop standards.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Review Roundup: The National Tour of FROZEN - What Did the Critics Think?

From the producers of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen launches a North American tour, commencing in Schenectady, NY prior to an official opening at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los An…

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Call Answered: Adam Ross Glickman: "Disney on Classic", "The Who's Tommy", + Viceland's "Danny's House" by Adam Rothenberg

I first met Adam Ross Glickman when I attended Seven Angels Theatre’s production of my all time favorite Broadway musical, The Who’s Tommy. Adam brought a new dimension to the role of …

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Friday, November 15, 2019

‘Aladdin’ lights up the skies over Baltimore by John Harding

On stage, Aladdin starts out as the perfect musical for nine-year-olds. But by the time its two swooning lovers have hopped aboard a flying carpet for a trip to the moon, all moms and dads i…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

"I Like To Know Very Real Things About People." by Angela Tricarico

by Mary Antonini Mary Antonini (headshot by Julia Kinnunen)…

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Q&A with Telly Leung, Broadway's 'Aladdin' and 'Glee' and CMU alum by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The musical theater star brings his trio to the Trust Cabaret series on Monday. 

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