Monday, July 6, 2020

Arts Venues Across the U.K. to Receive Government Emergency Support Package by Lindsey Sullivan

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has theaters shut down across the world. While many theater makers are exploring creative solutions, in the form of socially distant productions or extensive t…

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

The Sharpe Family Singers on How a Broadway Love Story Turned into TikTok Fame by Caitlin Moynihan

If you're on the popular short-form video-sharing network TikTok, you've probably heard of the Sharpe Family Singers. With over 2.5 million followers and 41 million likes, the singing fami…

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Center Theatre Group’s Seasons Postponed to Spring of 2021 by Pauline Adamek

Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced Center Theatre Group’s 54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre, previously referred to as the 2020 – 2021 season, will begin later than originally…

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NEWS: Cameron Mackintosh announces West End closures until 2021, starts redundancy consultations by Press Releases

Cameron Mackintosh has delayed the return of his West End productions of Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, Hamilton and The Phantom of the Opera until as early as practical in 2021.

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Les Mis and Hamilton shut until 2021 as Cameron Mackintosh starts redundancy process by Chris Wiegand

West End producer also delays Mary Poppins and The Phantom of the Opera as consultation over possible job losses begins Four of London’s most successful stage musicals will not reopen unti…

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Hamilton, Les Misérables, Phantom & More Delay in the West End Through 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

West End theaters remain shut down in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. As a result, producer Cameron Mackintosh, his producing partners and Delfont Mackintosh Theatres have announced that…

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Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, Hamilton and The Phantom of the Opera won’t reopen in the West End before 2021 by Sean McLoughlin

It is being reported that Sir Cameron Mackintosh is currently in consultation over possible redundancies for all employees on his

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Return of HAMILTON, LES MIS, PHANTOM, and MARY POPPINS Delayed Until 2021

Cameron Mackintosh, his producing partners and Delfont Mackintosh Theatres have made the decision to delay the return of their productions of Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, Hamilton and The …

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Wicked’s Brittney Johnson Speaks Out About Racism on Broadway by Marshall Mabry Iv

Last summer, Brittney Johnson made history as the first Black woman to play Glinda in the musical Wicked. Brittney had previously been seen on Broadway in Motown the musical, Beautiful: The …

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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Brittney Johnson on Experiencing Racism as a Black Broadway Performer by Ryan McPhee

The Wicked and Les Misérables alum spoke out, hoping for equity in the industry's future.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Broadway Alum Chris Trousdale, Member of Boy Band Dream Street, Dies at 34 by Dan Meyer

The performer appeared in Les Misérables and The Sound of Music.

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

LES MISERABLES North American Tour to Postpone all Current Tour Engagements

The official Twitter account for Les Misérables has announced that all current engagements for the The North American tour will be postponed until further notice due to the health crisis.

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Saturday, May 23, 2020

Can You Guess the Missing Lyrics From Les Misérables? by Nathan Skethway

Test your knowledge of the French Revolutionary musical.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Victoria Clark Recalls Her Time in Cats, a Rogue Turntable in Les Misérables, and More Stories From Her Career by Mark Peikert

The Tony winner—who was to have directed the first major revival of Love Life in March—also reveals the workshop she turned down to tour in Cats.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: A Slightly Different Version of Les Misérables' "The Confrontation"

Seventeen years ago today in 2003, the original production of Les Misérables ended its monumental Broadway run. As the show sings "for love is everlasting" which is fitting because since it…

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Monday, May 11, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Hey, Mr. Producer!

In this very special QuaranStreams, Ben and Daniel talk to Broadway producer and director Richard Jay-Alexander about 'Hey, Mr. Producer!' the 1998 concert honoring Cameron Mackintosh. The c…

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

10 of the Most Memorable Broadway Mothers for Mother’s Day by Performerstuff

10 of the Most Memorable Broadway Mothers for Mother’s Day Written by The Performer Stuff Team May 07, 2020 When it comes to mothers, theatre has all types — compassionate ones, …

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Cats and Les Mis producer says coronavirus will keep theatres closed to 2021 by Lanre Bakare

West End and Broadway will not be back until months after the end of social distancing, says Cameron Mackintosh Theatre producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh has said the lockdown measures impose…

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

Lea Michele and Husband Zandy Reich Are Expecting by Lindsey Sullivan

Lea Michele and her husband Zandy Reich are expecting their first child. The Broadway alumna and former Glee star confirmed the news on May 2 with a sweet photo on Twitter. So grateful pi…

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Friday, May 1, 2020

Pretty Woman and West End Frozen Star Samantha Barks Schedules London Concert by Andrew Gans

Barks, also seen in the film version of Les Misérables, will play a solo show at the Adelphi Theatre.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Video Roundup April 29: The Skivvies Share A Quarantine-Inspired Single, Les Misérables Stars Past and Present Join Forces, More by Kerri Kearse

Stage favorites are working to raise spirits in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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What If Broadway Songs Were About Quarantine? Watch this Hilarious Take on Wicked, Hamilton & More by Lindsey Sullivan

You know we love a showtune reimagined for quarantine! Members of the Holderness family are using their time indoors well by raiding the wig shelf and dreaming up new lyrics to Hamilton's …

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Checking in With… 4-Time Tony Nominee Judy Kuhn, Star of Les Misérables, Chess, Fun Home, More by Andrew Gans

The new feature series catches up with Broadway favorites during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Musicals Dominating Tehran’s Theaters: The Box Office’s Popular Trend by Niloofar Mohtadi

A look at ongoing productions on Tehran’s stages shows a growing interest in box office hit musicals like Les Misérables and Mary Poppins, and the remarkable presence of celebrities in th…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

‘The top-notch cast sing as if it’s the first time they’re hearing the music’: Les Misérables – The Staged Concert (Online review) by Ian Foster

Les Misérables – The Staged Concert is released on digital download, along with a bonus featurette which is highly amusing.

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Monday, April 27, 2020
Thursday, April 23, 2020

Checking in With… Tony Winner Randy Graff, Star of Les Misérables, City of Angels, More by Andrew Gans

The new feature series catches up with Broadway favorites during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Bring it Home with Les Misérables charity download by Peter J Snee

A concert production of Cameron Mackintosh’s iconic musical Les Miserables is now available to download as part of a charity

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NEWS: Cameron Mackintosh releases digital download of Les Miserables concert to raise funds for Covid charities by Press Releases

Cameron Mackintosh has announced the debut of the hugely successful Les Misérables -The Staged Concert on digital download in the UK and Australia, which will also raise much-needed funds f…

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