Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Video Roundup April 7: West End Performers Sing Les Misérables, Original London Cast of Mamma Mia! Reunites, More by Dan Meyer

Stage favorites are making the most of social distancing in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Watch 70 West End Stars Come Together for Moving Performance of 'Do You Hear the People Sing' from Les Miz by Lindsey Sullivan

We are really loving the creative ways the theater community is coming together these days! Over 70 talented performers from West End shows have recorded and released a very special version …

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Stephanie J. Block and Hadley Fraser Opened in The Pirate Queen April 5, 2007 by Kenneth Jones

The epic musical, drawn from Irish history by the creators of Les Misérables and Riverdance, was directed by Frank Galati.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

2020 Broadway Brackets Championship: Les Misérables or Wicked? by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Which musical will be crowned the champion? Vote now!

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

New Musical Based on Infamous 'Finger-Food' Crime to Make World Premiere at 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of the Broadway transfer of Mrs. Doubtfire, Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre has announced an additional world premiere musical along with a slew of other offerings for its 2020-202…

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Les Misérables, Broadway Vacation Set for New Season at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre

Find out what's on tap for the theater in Washington state.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Heaven Blessed: Watch Ramin Karimloo, Alfie Boe & More Sing ‘Bring Him Home’ in Support of Healthcare Workers by Michael Appler

Broadway alums and former Jean Valjeans Ramin Karimloo, Alfie Boe and John Owen-Jones, as well as a host of West End Les Misérables veterans, sang “Bring Him Home” on the UK chat sho…

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Monday, March 30, 2020

VIDEO: The Barricade Boys With Alfie Boe, Ramin Karimloo & More Perform 'Bring Him Home'

With a heartfelt message to a?oeStay at home and support the NHS so they can bring your loved ones homea??, musical theatre supergroup The Barricade Boys have joined forces with some very sp…

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Watch: The Barricade Boys support the NHS with a special ‘Bring Him Home’ video also starring Alfie Boe, Ramin Karimloo, John Owen-Jones & mor

With a heartfelt message to “Stay at home and support the NHS so they can bring your loved ones home”, musical theatre supergroup The Barricade Boys have joined forces with special guest…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Celebrity Self-Tape: The Little Mermaid Star Sierra Boggess Auditions for Her Dream Role by Ruthie Fierberg

The classic soprano takes on a different kind of role in her audition for Les Misérables.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

The Miss Saigon U.S. Tour Has Ended Its Run Early Due to the COVID-19 Crisis by Ryan Gilbert

Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis and the effect it has had on the theater industry in venues across the country, the producers of Miss Saigon announced that the North American tour h…

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The Daily Distraction: Alex Wyse, Josh Lamon, More Make Quarantine a Little Les Misérables by Ryan McPhee

Even if we're all confined to separate barricades, there's still time for a show-stopping power anthem.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Ann Harada’s 5 Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

Avenue Q’s original Christmas Eve recalls performances in Les Misérables, Seussical, and more.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

‘We’re all in this together’: An update on theatre closures in the West End & UK

Following Boris Johnson’s statement regarding the coronavirus pandemic, advising the public that they should avoid non-essential contact including going to the theatre, it was announced on…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Veteran Broadway Actor Merwin Foard Dies at 59 by Andy Lefkowitz

Merwin Foard, a multi-talented stage actor who accrued more than a dozen Broadway credits throughout his career, died on March 9 in his home state of North Carolina, according to a close fri…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Desi Oakley, Kara Lindsay, Tiffany Mann and More to Star in New Musical THE VALLEY in Concert at The Green Room 42

An all-Broadway cast will present new musical The Valley in concert starring Desi Oakley (Waitress, Chicago, Les Misérables, Wicked), Kara Lindsay (Wicked, Newsies, Beautiful), Tiffany Mann…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Baby One More Time: London Hit & Juliet Sets North American Premiere in Toronto by Andy Lefkowitz

& Juliet, a new musical which has been a hit with audiences in London's West End, has set a North American debut staging as part of the 2020-2021 season of Toronto's Mirvish Theatre. The…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

‘Hadestown,’ ‘Mockingbird,’ ‘Lehman,’ ‘The Prom’ on Ahmanson’s 2020-21 Slate by American Theatre Editors

Also returning after hit runs in L.A. are 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Come From Away,' 'Ain't Too Proud,' and 'Les Misérables.'

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Actor Sabrina Aloueche: ‘My first two jobs were Les Misérables and We Will Rock You’ by John Byrne

My first professional job as a child was playing Little Cosette in Les Misérables at the Palace Theatre and as an adult

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Friday, February 14, 2020

“Les Miz” Song Has Become A Defiant Protest Anthem In China by Artsjournal

Do You Hear the People Sing?, the defiant chorus from the musical Les Misérables, has become a song of protest in Hong Kong and, more recently, mainland China. Explicit references to Li Wen…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

You still hear the people sing: Les Mis protest anthem blazes from France to China by David Jays

The defiant lyrics to the classic Les Misérables track are reverberating through uprisings in Hong Kong and China It has soared during an airport sit-in, united street protests and drowned …

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Olivier Nominee Beverley Knight & The Ferryman's Fra Fee Added to Star-Packed Cinderella Film by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage stars Beverley Knight and Fra Fee have joined the company of the highly anticipated Cinderella movie musical remake. The previously announced film will arrive in cinemas on February 5…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Before She Lets It Go: Caissie Levy on What It Takes to Play Elsa in Frozen on Broadway by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Terry Hands, Former RSC Artistic Director Who Helped Bring Les Misérables to Broadway, Dies at 79 by Michael Appler

Terry Hands, former artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and founder of the Liverpool Everyman Theatre, died at the age of 79 on February 4. According to his management, Hands …

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

“Les Misérables” at Sondheim Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Do you hear the people sing? In recent months, you’re more likely to have heard news stories about the longest running West End musical than the actual music. Stephen Sondheim — who cele…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Text of the Day: Les Misérables by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Judy Kuhn!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn about Joni Mitchell's landmark 1971 album 'Blue.' They also discuss Laura Nyro, Neil Young, Carole King, Bob Dylan, M…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

To Kill a Mockingbird's Kyle Scatliffe on His Self-Care Routine and Talking to Neo-Nazis by Diep Tran

Kyle Scatliffe is currently starring on Broadway as Tom Robinson, the black man at the center of a trial in To Kill a Mockingbird. But he was actually in the play in 11th grade (in another v…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

New York Pops Announces Broadway Stars Set to Perform During 2020-2021 Season at Carnegie Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

Six Broadway favorites have been selected to lend their voices to the 2020-2021 season of The New York Pops. Steven Reineke will music-direct and conduct the 8:00pm concerts, each set to app…

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Watch Les Miz Tour Star Preston Truman Boyd's Powerful Rendition of 'Stars' by Broadway.com

Preston Truman Boyd is playing Inspector Javert on the national tour of Les Misérables. Hear his incredible rendition of "Stars."

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