Tuesday, January 19, 2021

VIDEO: The Broadway Sinfonietta and Shoba Narayan Honor Kamala Harris With 'Here Comes the Change'

The Broadway Sinfonietta and music director Macy Schmidt teamed up with Broadway’s Shoba Narayan (Hamilton, Wicked), director Sammi Cannold (Evita at City Center, Ragtime on Ellis Island)…

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Friday, January 15, 2021


(Rob Walker’s article appeared in the Guardian, 1/14; Photo: Dynamic duo … Tim Rice, right, and Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1970. Photograph: Hulton Deutsch/Corbis via Getty Images.) As the …

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

Tim Rice: 'Evita was a bonkers idea' by Rob Walker

As the great songwriter prepares to take Jesus Christ Superstar on a 50th birthday tour, he talks about penning hits, his idea for a new musical – and drinking from Lloyd Webber’s Georgi…

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Don't Cry for Me Hilaria Baldwin by The Ensemblist

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Theater Couple Emily Padgett & Josh Young Welcome Baby Boy by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway couple Emily Padgett and Josh Young have announced the birth of their second child Leo Elliott Young, born on November 11; their first child, a daughter named Adele May, was born on…

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Watch Solea Pfeiffer Perform an Original Song with the Broadway Sinfonietta, a New All-Female Orchestra by Caitlin Moynihan

The Broadway Sinfonietta, a new all-female orchestra founded by Macy Schmidt officially launches today. With help from the stage favorite Solea Pfieffer, who was recently seen in the title…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Antonio Banderas to Direct & Star in Company in Spain by Lindsey Sullivan

Banderas, bubi! Tony nominee Antonio Banderas will take on Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company. According to El País, he will star as Bobby in a Spanish-language production that he …

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Friday, October 16, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Lisa Howard Explains How She Leant Her Voice to Viral Video, Covita

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, The Lincoln Project created an incredible video, titled Covita- a Trump-themed parody of 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' from the musical Evita. It was l…

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

People You Should Know . . . Kurt Johns by Zack Calhoon

KURT JOHNS, as a 20-year resident of New York, had a great performing career in regionals, Broadway and national tours before repatriating to Chicago to concentrate on directing and writing.…

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Flashback Friday: Oh, What a Disaster for Raúl Esparza in Evita

Start your weekend with this story of Theater Gone Wrong.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

‘Superstar’ Lyricist Tim Rice Ponders His Career, Theater’s Future, Live Action Remakes & Technicolor Dreamcoats – Deadline Q&A by Greg Evans

Sir Tim Rice has written lyrics for some of the most beloved and successful musicals of the past century, from Jesus Christ Superstar and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to Ches…

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Patti LuPone to Donald Trump: You’re Fired. And your Evita act sucks by New York Theater

Patti LuPone has made Twitter and YouTube her stage to perform some blunt take-downs of Donald Trump, in response to his debate performance and his post-hospital  balcony scene, which she c…

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VIDEO: The Lincoln Project Creates Trump-Themed EVITA Parody

The Lincoln Project has created a video, titled Covita, a Trump-themed parody of Don't Cry For Me Argentina from the musical Evita.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

VIDEO: On This Day, September 25- EVITA Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway

On this day in 1979, the original Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA had its opening night, with an original cast that included Patti LuPone stars as Eva Peron and Mandy Pati…

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Celebrate More Than 40 Years of Broadway's Evita by Marc J. Franklin

The musical, starring Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, opened at the Broadway Theatre September 25, 1979.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Madonna Talks Andrew Lloyd Webber and EVITA - 'I'm Not Sure he Even Wanted Me in the Movie'

The New York Post has reported that Madonna recently took to Instagram live with Diablo Cody, who Madonna is working with on her biopic, discussing making the Evita film and her thoughts abo…

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Ms. Broadway August 2020: Mean Girls' Krystina Alabado by JK

Of the current Plastics over at Mean Girls, Krystina Alabado has the most seasoned and lengthy resumé. That's no slight to the other actresses, of course, but they are in good company. She…

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Monday, August 17, 2020

Emma Kingston & Waylon Jacobs to Star in The Last Five Years at the Minack Theatre by Lindsey Sullivan

Another production of The Last Five Years will take place across the pond this fall. Jason Robert Brown's fan favorite musical will run from September 15 through September 19 at the Minack T…

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Don’t Cry for Andrew Lloyd Webber: Broadway Composer Joins Experimental COVID Vaccine Trial in the UK by Roger Friedman

Don’t cry for Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. The composer of “Evita,” “Cats,” and many other Broadway musicals says on Twitter that he’s

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Rainbow High at the Casa Rosada: A Glossary of Evita Lyrics by Andrew Gans

A guide to the Tony-winning musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

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Monday, August 10, 2020

The Best Audition Song Suggestions for The Addams Family by Character by Performerstuff

The Best Audition Song Suggestions for The Addams Family by Character Written by Tiffany Wilkie Updated July 22, 2020 You’ve got an audition coming up! Better check out these songs a…

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Episode 14 of Tim Rice's GET ONTO MY CLOUD Podcast Will Feature New Songs From David Essex, Joss Ackland, and Elaine Paige

Tim Rice has revealed the guests on the upcoming 14th episode of his podcast, Get Onto My Cloud! Rice revealed on Twitter that, in the episode, Hal Prince's first thoughts on Evita will be …

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Sir Alan Parker, acclaimed British Director dies aged 76 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Sir Alan Parker has passed away today aged 76. The acclaimed director of Bugsy Malone, The Commitments and Evita passed following a lengthy illness. This post Sir Alan Parker…

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FAME and EVITA Film Director Alan Parker Dies at 76

British writer-director Alan Parker has passed away at the age of 76

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk EVITA & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is the Evita Original London Cast Recording and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Marilyn Maye in Hello Dolly. Tune in today, July 30 at 10:30am to watch li…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Mr. Broadway July 2020: The Phantom of the Opera's Bradley Dean by JK

July's Mr. Broadway is the epitome of a career working actor. So, he's not a household name (yet), but real Broadway fans know the name Bradley Dean. In his twelve Broadway credits, he's don…

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Plays 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' in Honor of EVITA's 42nd Birthday

Andrew Lloyd Webber is celebrating the 42nd anniversary of the opening of Evita in London. 

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Monday, June 15, 2020

The 2020 (Might Have Been) Tony Awards - The Nominations Part II: Acting Categories by JK

Last week, you nominated your favorite productions of last season for our 2020 (Might Have Been) Tony Awards. This week, you'll be nominating your favorite acting performances in all the pla…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Michael Longoria, Billy Tighe and Kristine Reese to Join Tonight's Episode of QUARANTINE CABARET

Rachel Potter (Evita, The Addams Family), and Marty Thomas (Wicked, Xanadu, The Secret Garden) have teamed up to present a weekly virtual cabaret series called Quarantine Cabaret. The two be…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Drama Desk Awards Honors the Late Harold Prince with Namesake Lifetime Achievement Award by Lindsey Sullivan

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of theater producer and director Harold Prince with the Drama Desk’s newly established lifetime achievement honor. The …

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