Thursday, June 1, 2023

Video: Andrew Lloyd Webber Hosts JEOPARDY! Category

A recent episode of Jeopardy! featured a category on Andrew Lloyd Webber, with the legendary composer appearing to read out the questions. Filmed on stage at Bad Cinderella, Lloyd Webber as…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:54AM
Monday, May 22, 2023

Neil Meron Joins Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group as North American Consultant by Logan Culwell-Block

Among the stage, TV, and film producer's film projects are NBC's live musicals, including the 2018 production of Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:48AM

Neil Meron Joins Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group As Consultant by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Neil Meron, a force behind bring live events to television including such musicals as Jesus Christ Superstar, Annie and The Sound of Music, has joined Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Lond…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:30AM
Thursday, May 11, 2023

Broadway Will Be Without an Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical for the First Time in 44 Years

June 5, 2023 will mark the first time that Broadway has been without a show by Andrew Lloyd Webber since 1979 (between closing of his first Jesus Christ Superstar revival in 1978 and opening…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:48PM

SOUL DOCTOR Movie Musical to Debut in Theaters This June Starring Josh Young, Nya, Emily Padgett & More

The film stars Tony Award® nominee Josh Young (Broadway’s Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita) as Shlomo, Nya (star of the recent Cleopatra and the Broadway revival of Caroline or Change) as…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:48PM
Friday, May 5, 2023

Theater Review: In Praise of Jesus Christ Superstar at the Hanover Theater - The Scarlet

Trigger Warning: This musical discusses themes of suicide, suffering, and death. My obligatory “playbill in front of curtain” picture On Sunday, ...

SOURCE: Google at 10:12AM
Saturday, April 29, 2023

Waterbury Palace brings seven more Broadway tours to Connecticut in 2023-24 season by Christopher Arnott

The 2023-24 Waterbury Palace Broadway season will include “Pretty Woman the Musical," “Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird," “On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan," …

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Thursday, April 27, 2023

Video: Watch Cecily Strong Belt Out 'It's My Turn Now' in SCHMIGADOON!

In the latest episode of Schmigadoon!, Melissa (Cecily Strong) took to the stage to belt out 'It's My Turn Now,' a reference to 'Maybe This Time' from Cabaret. The latest episode of Schmigad…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:24PM
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Jesus Christ Superstar Megamix! What Happened in Episode 5 of Schmigadoon! Season 2, Schmicago? by Talaura Harms, Logan Culwell-Block

Two Playbill writers continue their recap of the Apple TV+ series, calling out all the musical theatre references.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:36PM
Sunday, April 23, 2023

He’s Just a Man: Interview with Kodiak Thompson in Jesus Christ Superstar by Debra Danese

Temple grad Kodiak Thompson returns to Philadelphia with the touring production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR The post He’s Just a Man: Interview with Kodiak Thompson in Jesus Christ Superstar…

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Friday, April 21, 2023

Video: Aaron Tveit Talks Returning to MOULIN ROUGE! & SCHMIGADOON! on THE VIEW

Aaron Tveit sat down with the ladies of The View to discuss his run in Moulin Rouge! on Broadway and returning for the new season of Schmigadoon! In the video, Tveit discusses how Moulin Rou…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:32PM
Thursday, April 20, 2023

Video: Watch SCHMIGADOON! Reference JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Sneak Peek of Penultimate Episode

A video clip from the penultimate episode of Schmigadoon! has been released. The clip features a first look at a new musical number from the upcoming episode inspired by music from Jesus Chr…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:06PM
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Micaela Diamond Of Broadway’s ‘Parade’ Signs With CAA by Greg Evans

Micaela Diamond, currently costarring in Broadway’s hit musical revival Parade, has signed with CAA. After graduating from New York City’s performing arts school Fiorello H. LaGuardia Hi…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:52PM

Video: Andrew Lloyd Webber Plays EVITA, CATS & More For Jimmy Fallon; Teases PHANTOM's Return

Andrew Lloyd Webber sat down with Jimmy Fallon last night on The Tonight Show to discuss the recent closing of The Phantom of the Opera. Later on, Lloyd Webber sat down at the piano to perfo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:18AM
Monday, April 17, 2023

*mark (A solo performance of the Gospel of Mark) by Christopher "caz" Caswell

Fortunately for us, “Magisian” Drance is quite the storyteller. Under the reasonably succinct direction of Jackie Lucid, he spryly moves around the space, emphasizing parables with chalk…

SOURCE: at 02:54PM
Saturday, April 15, 2023

Broadway favorites from ‘Rent’ to ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ hit the stage this week in things to do and see in CT by Christopher Arnott

The Courant's arts picks for April 16-22 include college or community productions of the musicals "Rent," "Beautiful" and "Cabaret" as well as a major national tour of "Jesus Christ Supersta…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Friday, April 7, 2023

REVIEW: Bad Cinderella by JK

Review of the evening performance on April 1, 2023 at the Imperial Theatre in New York City. Starring Linedy Genao, Carolee Carmello, Grace McLean, Jordan Dobson, Sami Gayle, Morgan Higgins,…

SOURCE: at 06:36AM
Wednesday, April 5, 2023

All of the Musical Theatre References in SCHMIGADOON! Season Two

Set in the world of musicals from the '60s and '70s, Schmigadoon season two parodies musicals like Chicago, Cabaret, Annie, Oliver!, Sweeney Todd, Sweet Charity, Company, Pippin, Godspell, H…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:06AM
Thursday, March 30, 2023

BAD CINDERELLA at the Imperial Theatre by Richard Seff

Andrew Lloyd Webber has had his finger on the audience pulse since 1969; and in the following half century, he has become the longest-running composer in Broadway history.  Joseph and the …

SOURCE: at 10:14AM
Monday, March 27, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church by Kimberly Barker

“Jesus Christ Superstar,” the iconic rock musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, has been delighting and surprising audiences for over 50 years. The musical wa…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

SIMPLY SONDHEIM – Now Re-Released on MarqueeTV by Signature Theatre

SIMPLY SONDHEIM by Stephen Sondheim Now Available on MarqueeTV Created specifically for Signature Theatre with special permission from Sondheim himself in 2020, this jam-packed revue featur…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:06PM
Thursday, February 23, 2023

Jesus Christ Superstar Tour 2023 – 2024 uk dates and tickets by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Jesus Christ Superstar UK Tour announced. The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre production is to tour in 2023-24. This post Jesus Christ Superstar Tour 2023 – 2024 uk dates an…

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Thursday, February 16, 2023

Jesus Christ Superstar to Hit the Road in the U.K. in the Fall by Leah Putnam

The Olivier-winning production originated at London's Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:53AM
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Tim Rice to Receive Johnny Mercer Award at the 2023 Songwriters Hall of Fame Annual Induction and Awards Gala

Rice has worked in music, theatre, and films since 1965 and has collaborated with Andrew Lloyd Webber on The Likes Of Us, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:20AM
Friday, January 6, 2023

Jesus Christ Superstar by Barry Gordin

Ted Neeley, Cast Members, Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Film Adaptation of Rice and Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar ~ January 14 By: Ellis Nassour January 7, 2023 – Co-star Ted…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 07:38PM
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Arthur Callahan, Company Manager For AIN'T TOO PROUD & More, Has Passed Away

Arthur Callahan, Company Manager for Ain't Too Proud on Broadway, the National Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar, and the National Tour of Motown The Musical, has passed away. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:02PM
Monday, November 21, 2022

Lana Gordon Returns to Broadway's Chicago as Velma Kelly by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's long-running musical Chicago will welcome back Lana Gordon as Velma Kelly beginning on November 21. The Tony-winning revival plays at the Ambassador Theatre. In addition to Chic…

SOURCE: at 10:42AM
Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Ep239 – Robyn Hurder: Bringing the “IT Factor” in A Beautiful Noise, the Neil Diamond Musical by Automatic Episode Import

Currently playing the role of Marcia Murphey in the Broadway show, "A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical", Robyn Hurder shares how she got involved with the show and how she never tho…

SOURCE: at 03:02AM
Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Tom Hewitt to Take Over as Hades in Broadway's Hadestown by Caitlin Moynihan

Tom Hewitt is going back to the underground. The Tony nominee will return as Hades in Hadestown on January 3, 2023, replacing original star Patrick Page, who will take his final bow on De…

SOURCE: at 05:06PM
Monday, October 31, 2022

Godspell review – good tunes can’t save a deeply uncool musical by Cassie Tongue

Hayes Theatre, SydneyThis new take on the famously earnest biblical musical spends so much time apologising for its religious elements, it falls flat Get our weekend culture and lifestyle em…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:42PM

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