Sunday, February 10, 2019

The Band's Visit Wins 2019 Grammy Award; Hugh Jackman Nabs First Grammy for The Greatest Showman by Lindsey Sullivan

It's already shaping up to be an awesome Grammy Awards! The Band's Visit cast recording took home the 2019 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album on February 10. The album beat out re…

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‘The Band’s Visit’ wins Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater album by Caitlin Huston

“The Band’s Visit” won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, the Recording Academy announced Sunday afternoon. The Tony Award-winning musical was in a category tha…

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The Band's Visit Cast Recording Wins 2019 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album by Ryan McPhee

The category also included My Fair Lady, Once On This Island, Carousel, and Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Broadway at the Grammys: Watch Songs from Best Musical Theater Album Nominees by New York Theater

Watch musical numbers from each of the nominees for the Grammy for best musical theater album of the year: The Band’s Visit, Carousel, Jesus Christ Superstar, My Fair Lady, and Once on…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

The Last Two Years Were The Biggest Of Camille A. Brown’s Career — And She Nearly Died. Twice. by Artsjournal1

“The outside eye saw the success of Once On This Island, Jesus Christ Superstar Live, ink [at the Kennedy Center], and my cover on Dance Magazine,” the dancer-choreographer write…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Camille A. Brown Is an Unstoppable New Voice in Broadway Dance—Here’s Why by Ruthie Fierberg

How the choreographic chameleon brings authenticity and excitement to Once On This Island, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Choir Boy, and more.

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Mean Girls & Cursed Child Casting Directors Among 2019 Artios Award Winners by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of Broadway casting directors were hat-tipped for their work at the 34th annual Artios Awards on January 31. The dual-coast ceremony was hosted by June Diane Raphael an…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Remarkable cast for Victorian Opera’s A Little Night Music by Matt Edwards

The Victorian Opera have just announced their final cast members for the upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim’s chamber musical A Little Night Music. The new cast members include…

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Jesus Christ Superstar Tony Nominee Josh Young to Perform Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert by Adam Hetrick

Young will perform songs from Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, and more.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

RENT Live: An Honest Review by Gabriel Mero

On Sunday, January 27th, 2019, the much anticipated “Rent Live” aired on Fox. “Rent” is the latest in a long line of televised “live” musicals appearing o…

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Chess’ at 2nd Star Productions by Kelsey Casselbury

The history of “Chess the Musical” is nearly as fascinating as its subject matter of tensions during the Cold War. The West End (London) production opened in 1986 after first bei…

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Thoughts on RENT LIVE by JK

Like I did with Jesus Christ Superstar Live, I'll share my thoughts about RENT Live as they happen. It only seems fitting that a live show gets a live response. Depending on how it goes…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Jasmin Walker by Zack Calhoon

Jasmin Walker: Broadway: Avenue Q. Off-Broadway/NY Theatre: Conflict (Mint Theater Company), Avenue Q (New World Stages), 365 Days/365 Plays (The Public), Only Children (Lincoln Center)…

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Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part V: The Middle East and Africa by JK

Today our world tour continues to the Dark Continent and the desert region, with stops in 7 countries. This week's adventure covers 10 more musicals - some are blockbusters, others criticall…

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VIDEO: Watch TINA Musical Star Kayleigh McKnight In Nick Butcher's Musical Film, LOVED BEFORE by BroadwayWorld

British theatre composer Nick Butcher releases his musical film, Loved Before, staring Kayleigh Mcknight Tina, Jesus Christ Superstar and directed by Stephen Whitson Hamilton, 42nd Street. T…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

20 Show Tunes And Their Pop Song Counterparts by Joseph Kisiday

Part of Broadway’s appeal to the masses is its ability to cross platforms. For example, show tunes such as “Aquarius” (“Hair”), “Superstar” (Jesus Christ Superstar), and “One…

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Episode 602: 2019 Preview by MusicalTalk

Nick and Antonia discuss the massive amount of shows coming to London and beyond in 2019.  2019 promises to be an exciting year - with new shows such as Only Fools and Horses, Dear Evan Han…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

“Roma’s” win at Critics’ Choice Awards strengthens Oscar hopes by Blouin Artinfo

The win of Alfonso Cuaron’s drama, “Roma,” at the Critics’ Choice with four awards, sparks up hope for the awaiting Oscars in the coming month, while the television section of the aw…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Glenn Close, Lady Gaga, Darren Criss, Jesus Christ Superstar Live Win Critics’ Choice Awards by Ryan McPhee

NBC's presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar is the first live-televised musical to win the award.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Mary Poppins Returns Among Costume Designers Guild Award Nominations by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner Paul Tazewell was recognized for his work on NBC’s Emmy-winning live concert version of Jesus Christ Superstar.

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MARY POPPINS RETURNS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Among the Nominees for the Among Costume Designers Guild Awards by TV News Desk

TheCostume Designers Guild have announced the nominees for the 21st annualCDGA. The awards will be presented onFebruary 19during the ceremony at the Beverly Hilton.

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, MARY POPPINS RETURNS Nominated for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards by TV News Desk

TheMake-Up Artists and Hair Stylists GuildMUAHS, IATSE Local 706 has announced nominations for the 6thAnnual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in make-up and hair styling …

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

VIDEO: Get A First Look At JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR on Tour by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar which will launch in fall 2019. Helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader and cutting-edge choreographe…

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Watch New Music Video for Upcoming North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Gans

The tour of the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will launch in Austin, Texas, in the fall.

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Praise! Watch a Music Video Celebrating the Upcoming 50th Anniversary Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar by Ryan Gilbert

Almost 10 years after the last major tour, a new mesmerizing production of Jesus Christ Superstar is coming to North America! Directed by Timothy Sheader, and featuring choreography by Drew …

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The Broadway Ladies: Ms. January 2019 by JK

I've long been a fan of Ms. Broadway January 2019. Her songs make me feel good, and her positive attitude toward life inspires me. And her love and respect for the theater takes my admiratio…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Watch: The brand new trailer for Jesus Christ Superstar at the Barbican Theatre

Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park’s awesome staging of Jesus Christ Superstar was a sell-out in 2016 and 2017. Now the iconic musical (Pope Francis is a fan) is on its way back, transferrin…

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

This Week on Broadway for January 6, 2019: Talk About Theater Recordings by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss New Yiddish Rep’s Samuel Beckett’s Vartn Af Godot (Waiting for Godot), things we missed in last week’s the be…

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

One Fine Day! Chilina Kennedy Reprises Her Turn in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Longtime Beautiful star Chilina Kennedy returns to the title role of Broadway's hit Carole King musical on January 3, 2019. Kennedy succeeds recent star Abby Mueller, who exited the prod…

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The Circle of Life: Syndee Winters Returns to The Lion King as Nala by Andy Lefkowitz

The Lion King alum Syndee Winters will step back into the role of Nala in the Tony-winning musical at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway beginning this week. Winters succeeds Adrienne Walker, …

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Syndee Winters Returns to The Lion King as Nala by Andy Lefkowitz

The Lion King alum Syndee Winters will step back into the role of Nala in the Tony-winning musical at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway beginning this week. Winters succeeds Adrienne Walker, …

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