Thursday, August 15, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Karen Azenberg by Zack Calhoon

KAREN AZENBERG us the Artistic Director at Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC), one of the country’s leading regional theatres and proud a professional arts affiliate of the University of Utah. …

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Inspiring Change by Angela Tricarico

by Mara Jill Herman (Graphic by Brittney Keim) In 2018, I was…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Newsies’ at Talent Machine by Andrew Parr

TEENS STOP THE WORLD. With all eyes fixed on the political turmoil of the modern day, there’s a pocket of hope blossoming in Annapolis this summer. Talent Machine’s production of Disney…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Theatre News: The Talent Machine presents ‘Newsies’ by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic news kid and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise di…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Michael Hsu Rosen & Damon J. Gillespie Cast in Netflix Ballet Series Tiny Pretty Things by Eric King

Two Broadway alums are about to show off their dancing chops in a new ballet drama from Netflix. Damon J. Gillespie and Michael Hsu Rosen will star in Tiny Pretty Things, an adaptation of t…

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More Than An Ensemble, A Community by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady The company of Hadestown (photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

This Beautiful Broadway Role Can Get You Pregnant by Beth Stevens

It was a chilly March morning when Kara Lindsay was getting ready for the first rehearsal of her third stint as Cynthia Weil in Broadway’s Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and she was f…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Dan DeLuca, Tessa Grady, Stephen R. Buntrock, Carrie Compere Star in Lexington Theatre Company’s Newsies by Andrew Gans

Performances of the Disney musical begin August 1 at the Kentucky venue.

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Review: ‘Disney’s Newsies’ by Encore Stage & Studio at Kenmore Middle School Theatre by Kendall Mostafavi

Encore Stage & Studio’s “Theatre by Kids, for Kids!” is currently showing the Disney musical, Newsies. Based on the 1992 movie, and inspired by the real-life newsboy strike in 1899…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘Newsies’ at Great Mills High School for St. Mary’s Summerstock. “…I began to wonder if maybe I hadn’t stumbled upon a Broadway production of this show – everything was just…

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BroadwayWorld Readers Name Their Favorite Alan Menken Shows!

We asked, and you answered! The legendary Oscar and Tony-winning composer Alan Menken is celebrating his birthday this week, so in honor of the occasion, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to na…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Newsies’ at Great Mills High School for St. Mary’s Summerstock by Kaylin Beach

“Newsies” Takes Over Great Mills High School. Fantastic Crew and Cast Stages Unforgettable Performance! Summerstock Program Does It Again! The headlines are in, and St. Mary’s Summerst…

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Where Are They Now?: The Original Broadway Cast of Rock of Ages by Sydney Krulik

Which Newsies star got his start in the original company? Which SpongeBob SquarePants lead was a Rock of Ages ensemblist?

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Disney's Moana JR., Newsies JR., Finding Nemo JR., More to Join Music Theatre International Catalog by Logan Culwell-Block

Disney Theatrical Group will celebrate the releases by gifting a select number of public schools with free performance licenses.

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FROZEN KIDS, MOANA JR., NEWSIES JR., and FINDING NEMO JR. Will Soon Be Available For Licensing Through MTI and Disney

In partnership with Disney Theatrical Group, Music Theatre International plans to release an expanded library of new licensed titles. Frozen KIDS (September 2019), Moana JR. (January 2020), …

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Clays Roberts to Make U.S. Debut as Jack Kelly in Theatre by the Sea’s Newsies by Matt Edwards

As covered in today, Clay Roberts will make his U.S. debut as Jack Kelly in Theatre by the Sea’s Newsies opening later this month. While Clay maybe New Zealand born, he has s…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

New Zealand Actor Clay Roberts Will Make U.S. Debut as Jack Kelly in Theatre by the Sea’s Newsies by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at the Rhode Island venue July 17.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Jessica Vosk, Bonnie Milligan & More Will Sing the Music of Adam Gwon at Green Room 42

On Monday, July 8 (6pm) Green Room 42 will present An Evening With Adam Gwon (Ordinary Days, 'Submissions Only'). The special event will feature performances by: Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over…

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Extra, extra! ‘Newsies’ opens Woodminster season in Oakland by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

The Tony Award-winning Disney musical "Newsies," born from a cinematic flop, opens the season at Woodminster Summer Musicals in Oakland.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Jessica Vosk & More to Lead World Premiere Musical Becoming Nancy at Alliance Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is set for the highly anticipated new musical Becoming Nancy, slated to make its world premiere this fall at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA. The previously announced produc…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Jeremy Jordan to Play 1970s Record Exec Neil Bogart in Musical Biopic Spinning Gold by Andy Lefkowitz

Jeremy Jordan has landed a high-profile screen role. The Tony-nominated stage favorite will portray '70s record executive Neil Bogart—the legendary founder of Casablanca Records—in Spin…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Pretty Woman Alum Tommy Bracco Will Compete on Season 21 of CBS' Big Brother by Andy Lefkowitz

Tommy Bracco, the Broadway alum most recently seen as Giulio in Pretty Woman: The Musical, will take to the small screen as part of the 21st season of the CBS reality series Big Brother. The…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

20 Questions in 2 Minutes with Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Star Kara Lindsay

Watch as Kara Lindsay talks Beautiful, Wicked, Newsies, and more.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Broadway Alum Kara Lindsay Announces Pregnancy by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of Beautiful, Wicked, and Newsies is expecting her first child with husband Kevin Massey.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Jay Armstrong Johnson Interview: "The Phantom of the Opera" by Adam Rothenberg

By the time I got to interview Jay Armstrong Johnson in 2012, I had already been a big fan of his as I had previously seen him in the Broadway revival of Hair & the Off-Broadway producti…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

TBT: A Look Back at Newsies' Opening Night to Celebrate Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Birthday! by BroadwayWorld TV

It's time to seize the day because we're celebrating the birthday of Broadway's original Crutchie from Newsies, Andrew Keenan-Bolger In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back to the h…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Shoshana Bean Extends in Waitress Through July 7 by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Shoshana Bean has found a happy home in the diner at Waitress. The actress, who has already extended once in the role of Jenna, will now continue in the part through July 7th. Jeremy Jordan …

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Fox Picks Up New Drama Filthy Rich Featuring Corey Cott & Kim Cattrall by Andy Lefkowitz

Filthy Rich, a new drama starring Broadway alums Corey Cott and Kim Cattrall, has been picked up as a series from Fox, according to Variety. The one-hour "southern Gothic family drama" is wr…

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

Seeing Myself on Broadway. by Mo Brady

by Lance Wiener Nico DeJesus, Minami Yusuf, Eddy Lee, Kristen Faith Oei, Karla Puno Garcia and Angelo Soriano (Photo by…

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Where Are They Now?: The Original Broadway Cast of Disney‘s Newsies by Genesis Johnson

Newsies launched the careers of big Broadway names—from Jeremy Jordan to Mike Faist to Kara Lindsay—but where have all the citizen of New York landed?

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Pretty Woman Standout Tommy Bracco on Finding His Confidence to Step Into the Spotlight & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Tommy BraccoTommy Bracco may exert lovable confidence playing a bellop named Giulio in the Braodway hit Pretty Woman, but it wasn't always easy for this native New Yorker to step into the s…

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