Friday, August 16, 2019

Kingsley Leggs & More Join Off-Broadway Revival of Little Shop of Horrors by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for the hotly anticipated new off-Broadway staging of Little Shop of Horrors. The previously announced production, directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer, will begin prev…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Oklahoma! Star Rebecca Naomi Jones Reveals Her Killer Björk Impression & More on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Rebecca Naomi Jones in Oklahoma! (Photo by Little Fang)Known for electric performances in Passing Strange, American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Murder Ballad, Rebecca Naomi Jones …

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Diana, a musical based on life of late Princess of Wales, coming to Broadway by Ruth Kinane

A new musical about Princess Diana’s royal romance is heading to Broadway in 2020. The show, which ran earlier this year at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, will begin performances on Marc…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Jesus Christ Superstar 50th Anniversary Tour to Star Aaron LaVigne, James Delisco Beeks & Jenna Rubaii by Eric King

The upcoming North American tour of Jesus Christ Superstar has announced its full cast! Aaron LaVigne (Spider Man: Turn Off The Dark, Rent), James Delisco Beeks (Kinky Boots, Aida) and Jenna…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands to Star in World Premiere Avett Brothers Musical Swept Away at Berkeley Rep by Andy Lefkowitz

John Gallagher Jr. and Stark Sands, strong-voiced Broadway stars who previously shared the stage in the Green Day-scored musical American Idiot, have been selected to headline the new Avett…

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Jesus Christ Superstar 50th Anniversary Tour to Star Aaron LeVigne, James Delisco Beeks & Jenna Rubaii by Eric King

The upcoming North American tour of Jesus Christ Superstar has announced its full cast! Aaron LaVigne (Spider Man: Turn Off The Dark, Rent), James Delisco Beeks (Kinky Boots, Aida) and Jenna…

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John Gallagher Jr. and Stark Sands Cast in Avett Brothers Musical at Berkeley Repertory Theatre by Adam Hetrick

Swept Away will reunite the American Idiot cast members with director Michael Mayer next summer.

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John Gallagher Jr., Stark Sands Cast In Avett Brothers Musical, Reuniting With ‘American Idiot’ Director by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE The Tony-winning John Gallagher Jr. and Tony-nominated Stark Sands have joined a team of similarly Broadway-familiar vets in the world premiere of Swept Away, the previously announ…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

2nd Chance Shows: American Idiot by JK

I'm pretty set in my ways. Anyone who really knows me will tell you that. But that doesn't mean my mind can't be changed - even when it comes to shows. Most recently, my mind was completely …

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Mean Girls' Krystina Alabado on Her Character's 'Deep, Deep Soul,' The Devil Wears Prada Musical & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Krystina Alabado in Mean Girls (Photo by Joan Marcus)Krystina Alabado is making fetch happen. All right, maybe the term from Tina Fey's popular 2004 film Mean Girls hasn't quite taken off in…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Breaking: Jonathan Groff, Christian Borle, Tammy Blanchard & More Will Star in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Off-Broadway

Tony Award-winning producers Tom Kirdahy, Robert Ahrens, Hunter Arnold, Mickey Liddell, Curt Cronin and John Joseph, have just announced that Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's landmark musical…

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Jillian Mueller & Brennin Hunt Are the New Stars of Pretty Woman on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated Broadway musical Pretty Woman adds a new pair of stars on July 22. Jillian Mueller, a former understudy in the show, and Brennin Hunt, who starred as Roger Davis in Fox's Re…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Jillian Mueller & Rent Live's Brennin Hunt to Take Over Lead Roles in Pretty Woman by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated Broadway musical Pretty Woman is adding a new pair of stars. Jillian Mueller, a current understudy in the show, and Brennin Hunt, who starred as Roger Davis in Rent Live, will…

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Rent: Live star Brennin Hunt joining Broadway's Pretty Woman by Lauren Huff

Broadway’s Pretty Woman: The Musical has a new Vivian and Edward. Rent: Live star Brennin Hunt and Pretty Woman ensemble member and understudy Jillian Mueller have been tapped to play the …

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Friday, May 17, 2019

BWW TV: Meet the UK Tour cast of AMERICAN IDIOT by BroadwayWorld TV

BroadwayWorld UK reporter Jamie Body met the UK tour cast ofGreen Day's American Idiot to talk about the 10th Anniversary UK tour prodution and to get an exclusive acoustive performance ofGo…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

‘Packs all the right punches’: AMERICAN IDIOT – Touring ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

The storyline itself is pretty thin but thanks to the outstanding vocal performances and incredibly emotive and shocking scenes, American Idiot provides a fun, feisty night out.

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Synchronistic Stagecraft by Mo Brady

Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre Review by Mo Brady There’s much to be swept away by in the new Broadway musical …

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Mitchell Jarvis Will Return to Rock of Ages for Off-Broadway Revival; Full Cast Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

Mitchell Jarvis, the celebrated original Lonny of Rock of Ages, has signed on to reprise his performance for the upcoming 10th anniversary run at New World Stages. Full casting has also been…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Andy Mientus, Declan Bennett & More to Lead European Premiere of The View UpStairs by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed initial slate of stars has been assembled for the upcoming European debut of Max Vernon's celebrated off-Broadway musical The View UpStairs. Jonathan O'Boyle will direct and…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

BWW Review: AMERICAN IDIOT, Theatre Royal Brighton by Fiona Scott

Green Day's 2004 concept album American Idiot shot to fame for its themes of disillusion and angst in society during events such as the war in Iraq. The rock musical based on the album of th…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

NEWS: Selladoor brings the European premiere of Falsettos to The Other Palace by Press Releases

Selladoor Worldwide (producers of 9 to 5, Big Fish, American Idiot and Avenue Q) will present the long-awaited European premiere of the multi award-winning musical Falsettos which arriv…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Ms. Broadway April 2019: Oklahoma's Rebecca Naomi Jones by JK

Although I did see her Broadway debut, it wasn't until I saw her second show that I really took notice of this month's honoree. Since then, I'd say she's a selling point for any show she's i…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Krystina Alabado Is the Totally Fetch New Gretchen Wieners of Broadway's Mean Girls by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-nominated hit musical Mean Girls welcomes Krystina Alabado in the role of Gretchen Wieners beginning on March 12. Alabado replaces Tony-nominated original cast member Ashley Park, …

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Presidents play by Rick Cleveland and Green Day's 'American Idiot' for American Blues next season by Doug George

American Blues Theater has announced its 2019-20 season, including "Five Presidents" by "West Wing" writer Rick Cleveland, a Nambi E. Kelley world premiere and the Green Day musical "America…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

‘I am utterly beguiled’: AMERICAN IDIOT – Touring by Not Exactly Billington

Having seen the ways that people can come together in a crisis in the uplifting Come From Away last week, this week brought a more anarchic and nihilistic view of post-9/11 America from Amer…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Krystina Alabado to Join Mean Girls on Broadway; Ashley Park Sets Exit Date by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-nominated hit Mean Girls will welcome Krystina Alabado in the role of Gretchen Wieners beginning on March 12. Alabado will replace Tony-nominated original cast member Ashley Park, w…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

‘Musically this is properly exciting stuff’: AMERICAN IDIOT – Touring ★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

The tenth anniversary tour of Green Day’s American Idiot kicks up a storm as this Selladoor production arrives at the Playhouse for a week.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

‘As brash, raucous & punchy as you might expect’: AMERICAN IDIOT – Touring ★★★ by Matt Merritt

This new production of American Idiot from Selladoor is as brash, raucous and punchy as you might expect and opens with all guns blazing into the title song. T

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Monday, January 28, 2019

‘Bowled over by the layers to this show’: AMERICAN IDIOT – Touring ★★★★ by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

My advice is if you like Green Day don’t you be an idiot, book now to see this production of American Idiot before it’s too late.

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Friday, January 25, 2019

BWW Review: AMERICAN IDIOT, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton by Jo Fisher

American Idiot brings Green Day's much-loved album to life in a punk-rock production that rebels against the musical archetype and vigorously sticks its middle finger up to everything and an…

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American Idiot review at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton – ‘raucous revival of the Green Day musical’ by Dave Fargnoli

Written at a time when US politics seemed merely infuriating rather than numbingly awful, punk outfit Green Day’s American Idiot brimmed with

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