Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Full Casting Announced for Phylicia Rashad-Directed Blue at the Apollo by Michael Appler

Casting is complete for the upcoming New York production of Blue, writer Charles Randolph-Wright and composer Nona Hendrix's musical play of class and race. Tony winning actress Phylicia …

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A Crossing, Dance Musical from Tony Nominee Joshua Bergasse, Sets World Premiere with Barrington Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

The Berkshires' Barrington Stage Company will debut the new dance musical A Crossing during its 2020 summer season. Tony nominee Joshua Bergasse will direct and choreograph the world premier…

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Exclusive! Michael Wartella to Headline Dion Musical The Wanderer at Paper Mill Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented stage alum Michael Wartella will portray singer-songwriter Dion DiMucci in the world premiere musical The Wanderer at Paper Mill Playhouse this spring. The previously announced prod…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide Tanisha Moore (Photo by Marc J. Franklin) …

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

Sweet Fun At Roald Dahl’s Charlie & The Chocolate Factory by Bill Hirschman

At the beginning of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, now at the Arsht Center, Willy Wonka says chocolate is “quite simply, the greatest invention in the entire history of …

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Friday, December 13, 2019

See the New Touring Cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the Rehearsal Room by Broadway.com

Go inside the rehearsal studio to see the new touring cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory prepare to take the show on the road.

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Inside the Press Day for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s 2020 National Tour by Nathan Skethway

The tour will launch January 1 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida.

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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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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Gizel Jiménez, Kristolyn Lloyd, Manu Narayan & More to Join Mario Cantone in Bliss at 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the brand-new musical Bliss, slated to make its world premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre this winter. The previously announced tuner, directed by Tony nominee S…

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The Phantom of the Opera Star Ben Crawford Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind look inside Broadway's longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera. The hit show's strong-voiced title star Ben Crawford has signed on to lead Broadway.c…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Charlie Bucket finds his Golden Ticket in Brisbane by Arts Review

The Producers of the Helpmann Award nominated spectacular, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, have announced the four boys who will play the role of Charlie Bucket in the Brisbane season of …

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Experiencing Kid’s Week at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Gabi Bergman

An exciting new initiative between Her Majesty’s Theatre and theatre producer John Frost, Kid’s Week aims to encourage children who haven’t had an opportunity to experience a professio…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Scott Wittman!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning lyricist and director Scott Wittman about Frank Sinatra's 1966 live album, 'Sinatra at the Sands.' They also discuss Bette Midler, Patti …

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

Kid’s week announced at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Peter J Snee

Australia’s leading theatre producer John Frost and Her Majesty’s Theatre owner Mike Walsh have announced an exciting new initiative, Kid’s Week at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fr…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory welcomes John O’May as Grandpa Joe by Arts Review

One of Australia’s most experienced musical theatre performers, John O’May, will soon step into the shoes of Grandpa Joe in the spectacular musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocola…

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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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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Music Theatre International acquires rights to ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ by Caitlin Huston

Music Theatre International has acquired the worldwide licensing rights to the musical adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” The musical features a score by Marc Shaiman, wi…

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Music Theatre International to License Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Logan Culwell-Block

With songs from the 1971 film and an original score by Hairspray's Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, the musical played a Broadway run in 2017.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Douglas Hodge: 'I almost had to head-butt Harold Pinter' by Ryan Gilbey

He’s the musicals maestro who’s now starring in everything from Joker to Gemini Man. He reveals how he went from working men’s clubs to Hollywood – via a Pinteresque spell in theatre…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Join Frozen Tour's Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie & Mason Reeves for Some Super-Duper Hygge by Ryan Gilbert

If hygge means you're friendly then Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie and Mason Reeves must be drinking hygge gloog for breakfast! It's true, the three talented performers, who are playing Han…

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Marc Shaiman to write original music for ‘Plaza Suite’ by Caitlin Huston

Marc Shaiman, the composer and lyricist behind “Hairspray” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” in addition to numerous film credits, will write original music for the revival of …

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Broadway's Mrs. Doubtfire Musical by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for Mrs. Doubtfire, the new Broadway musical based on the hit film, slated to arrive at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in 2020. Previews are scheduled to begin on March…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Mrs. Doubtfire Musical, Starring Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese & More, Will Transfer to Broadway by Broadway.com

In advance of a highly anticipated world premiere run at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, the new musical Mrs. Doubtfire has scheduled a 2020 Broadway transfer to the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. …

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory announce Kid’s Week by Arts Review

Australia’s leading theatre producer John Frost and Her Majesty’s Theatre owner Mike Walsh have announced an exciting new initiative, Kid’s Week at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fr…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

A chat with Paul Slade Smith and Elijah Slavinskis of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory by Gabi Bergman

Wonka-mania has taken over Australia! Having already delighted audiences in Sydney, the factory is currently open in Melbourne, and will be travelling to Brisbane early next year. I snuck in…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Win the ultimate Golden Ticket experience! by Gabi Bergman

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, in partnership with The Coffee Club, are giving one lucky winner a chance to fly to Melbourne or Brisbane for an Ultimate Golden Ticket experience! Valued …

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory arrives in Melbourne by Gabi Bergman

Roald Dahl’s iconic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has delighted for over 50 years. The 1964 novel has been the subject of many an adaptation, including two feature films and, more rec…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Phantom of the Opera Star Ben Crawford & Wife Kate Welcome Baby Boy by Andy Lefkowitz

Ben Crawford, standout title star of The Phantom of the Opera, took to Instagram this weekend to announce the birth of a son, Jack Benjamin, with wife Kate Crawford. The couple also have a d…

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On the Couch with Stephen Anderson by Arts Review

Who is Stephen Anderson?  Tall, pale and almost offensively handsome. I’m also currently playing Mr. Salt in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. What would you do differently to what you d…

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