Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Alison Luff & Mark Evans Join Broadway's Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented stage alums Alison Luff and Mark Evans head back to Broadway on July 23, taking over the lead roles of Jenna and Dr. Pomatter in the hit musical Waitress. They replace Shoshana Bean…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Ariana DeBose Led Revenge Thriller SEASIDE To Release Digitally Next Month

Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, has acquired Sam Zalutsky's revenge thriller SEASIDE for a digital release on August 20. The film is Zalutsky's second feature film, followi…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Review: ‘Mary Poppins’ at Upper Room Theatre Ministry by Kendall Mostafavi

Since 2002, Upper Room Theatre Ministry has presented one musical every summer. This year, they bring the stage adaptation of the Disney classic, Mary Poppins, to Manassas. The story of the …

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Disney shows The Lion King, Aladdin, Mary Poppins & Frozen all feature in London pop-up experience this summer

Disney’s hit West End musicals The Lion King, Aladdin, the eagerly-anticipated Frozen, and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins will all take centre stage in the Disney in the West End Summ…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

London Musical Theater Label First Night Records Acquired by Warner Music Group by Logan Culwell-Block

The label's back catalog includes such London cast albums as Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Mary Poppins, and Oliver!.

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Disney’s 2019 pop-up to feature The Lion King, Aladdin, Mary Poppins & Frozen by Robin Johnson

If this news doesn’t get your inner child giddy with joy, we don’t know what will. Disney’s smash-hit West End Summer Pop-Up is back this year! And it’ll contain incredible access to…

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Warner Music buys label behind Mary Poppins stage show

Music group expects new genres to boost revenue as they adopt streaming services

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

My Fair Lady Tour Finds Its Stars in Shereen Ahmed & Laird Mackintosh by Andy Lefkowitz

This tour is being headlined by a loverly pair of stars! Shereen Ahmed and Laird Mackintosh have been cast in the central roles of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins in the upcoming road pr…

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Mark Evans to Join Broadway's Waitress as Dr. Pomatter by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark Evans is headed back to the stage in a Broadway hit. The New York and West End theater alum will don the stethoscope of Dr. Pomatter in the Tony-nominated musical Waitress beginning o…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

Odds & Ends: Melissa McCarthy in Talks to Play Ursula in Live-Action The Little Mermaid & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Melissa McCarthy Set to Play Ursula in Live-Action The Little Mermaid Two-time Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy is in talks to pl…

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

VIDEO: Bette Midler Performs at New York's Pride Main Event

Bette Midler performed at New York's Pride Main Event yesterday, June 29 at the Javits Center. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, Midler performed accompanied by 'Hairspray…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look At Laura Michelle Kelly and More in CABARET at CRT

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) presents the second and final show of the 2019 Nutmeg Summer Series: "Cabaret," the Tony-Award-winning musical centering around a German nightclub against…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Jessica Vosk, Sally Ann Triplett, Zachary Sayle, and More Will Lead BECOMING NANCY At Alliance Theatre

The Alliance Theatre in Atlanta announced today casting for its upcoming world premiere BECOMING NANCY. Based on the best-selling British novel by Terry Ronald, this new musical is directed …

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Bette Midler to Perform at New York Pride

Bette Midler is set to perform at New York's Pride Main Event on Saturday June 29 at the Javits Center, according to Variety. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, she'll …

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Julie Madly Deeply by David Kaufman

Andrews’ worldwide success with the films "The Sound of Music" and "Mary Poppins" is well represented here, as is the Broadway musical that established her in the first place, "My Fair Lad…

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Julie Andrews Tapped for Shondaland and Netflix's Bridgerton Series by Dan Meyer

The Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music star is the first actor set for the Netflix series, due in 2020.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Call Answered: Sarah-Louise Young "Julie Madly Deeply" at 59E59 Theaters by Adam Rothenberg

When you read about a show that is paying tribute to one of the world’s most renowned and cherished stars it makes you want to find out more. That is exactly what happened when I read abou…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The Life I Lead, Featuring Miles Jupp as Mary Poppins Film Star David Tomlinson, Sets West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Following an acclaimed U.K. premiere, The Life I Lead, a solo play starring Miles Jupp as Disney film star David Tomlinson, will move to London's West End this fall. Written by James Kettle …

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The Life I Lead, Featuring Miles Jupp as Mary Poppins Film Star David Tomlinson, Sets West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Following an acclaimed U.K. premiere, The Life I Lead, a solo play starring Miles Jupp as Disney film star David Tomlinson, will move to London's West End this fall. Written by James Kettle …

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The Life I Lead, About Mary Poppins’ Original Mr. Banks, Will Transfer to the West End by Andrew Gans

Miles Jupp plays the late Disney actor David Tomlinson.

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf Interview: "More About The Melody: Rodgers & Co" at Birdland Jazz by Adam Rothenberg

After our July 2018 interview about Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf’s More About The Melody, I am thrilled to sit back down with Mairi to discuss her next installment. This show will spotlight the mu…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

How Beauty and the Beast caught fire on Broadway 25 years ago by Marc Snetiker

Robert Jess Roth was a 27-year-old director of stage shows at Disneyland when he fantasized about much more than this provincial life. “I went to Michael Eisner with the idea of Disney do…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Gavin Lee to Play Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast at Paper Mill Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Gavin Lee will light up the stage of Paper Mill Playhouse this spring. The two-time Tony-nominated alum of SpongeBob SquarePants and Mary Poppins has been cast as Lumiere in the Millburn, NJ…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Laura Linney to return to Broadway in ‘My Name is Lucy Barton’ by Caitlin Huston

Laura Linney is returning to Broadway next season in Elizabeth Strout’s “My Name is Lucy Barton.” The play will run at the Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre beginni…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Laura Michelle Kelly and Forrest McClendon to Star in CRT's Cabaret by BroadwayWorld

Connecticut Repertory Theatre CRT announces casting for the second production of the 2019 Nutmeg Summer Series Cabaret, the Tony-Award-winning musical centering around a German nightclub aga…

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Jeremy Kushnier Will Return to Footloose in New Role & More 2019 Muny Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

The Muny has announced an exciting group of Broadway stars set to appear in productions as part of its 2019 summer season. The previously announced slate of works will run from June 10 thro…

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

This Week on Broadway for April 14, 2019: Oklahoma: Sexy? Angry? Not your mom’s OK!? by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Oklahoma @ Circle in the Square, White Noise @ The Public Theater, Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie @ Ars Nova at Greenwich House, Charl…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Disney on Broadway celebrates 25th anniversary with epic medley of hits by Ruth Kinane

Get ready to feel the love tonight, head under the sea, and let it go all at once! On Friday’s installment of Good Morning America, stars of three current Broadway hits — Aladdin, Frozen…

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On digital: Mary Poppins Returns / Aquaman

Emily Blunt as a plummier version of Julie Andrews, with a dash of 21st-century sauce; Jason Momoa as the underwater superhero destined to be king of Atlantis

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Music legends star in ‘Spoonful of Sherman’ revue in San Jose by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

The cabaret show "Spoonful of Sherman" pays tribute to a legendary songwriting family (think Mary Poppins") gets U.S. premiere in San Jose.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Jerry Mitchell to Direct Oliver!-Themed Musical Becoming Nancy at Alliance Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Jerry Mitchell, the Tony-winning director-choreographer of Kinky Boots and Pretty Woman, has signed on to helm the world premiere of Becoming Nancy, a stage musical adaptation of Terry Rona…

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