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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Bryce Pinkham Leads Staged Reading Of THE NOOSE by BroadwayWorld

Joe Pope and PopeFilms will be presenting a staged reading of THE NOOSE, a new play by Nicholas T. Proferes, on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11am and 3pm at Ripley Grier Studios, 305 West 38th St…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Trust Cabaret's 2019-20 season nets Broadway stars from 'Newsies' to 'Hamilton' to 'Jersey Boys' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Carnegie Mellon’s Corey Cott returns for the series, along with “Hamilton’s” current Angelica, Mandy Gonzalez.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

The best things happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: May 2-5

Eric Church, Valerie June, “Disney’s Newsies” and Cultured Cocktails are on the list this week.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Four Tony Award Nominees with Ensemblist Cred by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Alex Brightman in Beetlejuice (Photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Turned Up to 11 by Mo Brady

Beetlejuice at the Winter Garden Theatre Review by Mo Brady Hurdling into the Broadway season just before it’s closin…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

“The Most Important Night Of My Life” by Mo Brady

Tootsie at the Marriott Marquis Theatre Review by Mo Brady As the final sequence of Tootsie begins, members of the show…

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Shoshana Bean & Jeremy Jordan Extend Run in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Shoshana Bean and Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan, the mega-talented new stars of Waitress, have added three weeks to their run in the hit musical at the Brooks-Atkinson Theatre. Originally annou…

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Waitress Stars Shoshana Bean & Jeremy Jordan on Returning to a Broadway Musical by Leigh Scheps

Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan return to the Broadway musical  together in Waitress. Jordan, who plays love interest Dr. Pomatter, was last seen on Broadway this past fall in the new drama…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Broadway’s Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer Welcome Baby Girl by Ruthie Fierberg

The former Newsies star and current Waitress lead welcomes his first child.

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Jeremy Jordan & Ashley Spencer Welcome Baby Girl Clara Eloise by Andy Lefkowitz

Congratulations are in order! Waitress star Jeremy Jordan and his wife, Broadway alum Ashley Spencer, welcomed their first child, daughter Clara Eloise, on April 21. The couple was married …

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Mike Faist to Bring 'Cool' Factor to Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Film as Riff by Andy Lefkowitz

Mike Faist is bringing his musical-theater talents to the big screen. The Tony-nominated Dear Evan Hansen original has landed the role of Riff in Tony Kushner and Steven Spielberg's upcomin…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Waitress' Shoshana Bean & Jeremy Jordan Serve Up a New Broadway Pairing as Sweet as Pie by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway favorites Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan recently stepped into the long-running hit musical Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. The new duo takes on the lead roles of Jenna …

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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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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

50 Years, 50 States by Mo Brady

by Kevin Carolan Kevin Carolan in Sioux Falls, SD You would th…

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‘I don’t want to write a slave’: A Q&A with playwrights Psalmayene 24 and Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm by Nelson Pressley

A discussion that touches on the “Hamilton” effect, directing and white patronage, August Wilson and more.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Netflix Enters Into Multi-Year Overall Deal with Kenny Ortega by TV News Desk

Netflix today announced that it has entered into a multi-year overall deal with producer, director, and choreographer Kenny Ortega. Ortega is known for the High School Musical franchise, whi…

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Mr. Broadway April 2019: Ain't Too Proud's Ephraim Sykes by JK

Over the past decade, this young guy has created quite a career for himself, on Broadway and off, and even on TV. Slowly but surely, he has worked his way up from the ensemble to a leading r…

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Ginna Claire Mason Joins Broadway's Wicked as Glinda by Andy Lefkowitz

Acclaimed Wicked touring star Ginna Claire Mason takes over the role of Glinda in the hit Broadway production at the Gershwin Theatre beginning on April 9. She succeeds Katie Rose Clarke, wh…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Jeremy Jordan Joins Shoshana Bean in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Strong-voiced Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan dons the stethoscope of Dr. Pomatter in the hit musical Waitress beginning on April 8. Jordan succeeds Joey McIntyre, who played his final performanc…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Marc Kudisch, Lesli Margherita & More to Lead Flamingo Kid Musical at Hartford Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for Hartford Stage's world premiere musical adaptation of the 1984 motion picture The Flamingo Kid. The previously announced production, to be directed by Tony winner and Ha…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

VIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Performs 'Seize the Day' From NEWSIES by Stage Tube

For 25 years Grammy and Tony award-nominated Michael McElroy and BIV have been lifting spirits with their music and service. This month they send out a rousing call to action filled with joy…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Makes Headlines On Opening Night by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2012, Newsies seized the day on opening night at the Nederlander Theater

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Upcoming Equity Auditions for Freaky Friday, Newsies, Annie Get Your Gun, Jesus Christ Superstar, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

5 Ways Bob Fosse Changed Broadway Ensembles Forever by Mo Brady

How the director-choreographer’s work impacted future musicals like Newsies, Come From Away, and Hamilton.

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