Friday, August 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Tony Yazbeck to Lead Starry Readings of New Musical Valentino & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Tony Yazbeck to Lead Starry Readings of New Musical Valentino Tony Yazbeck, the fancy-footed Tony nominee known for his turns in…

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Tony Yazbeck Will Lead Industry Readings of New Musical VALENTINO

Curtis Howard will present two private industry readings of VALENTINO, a new musical featuring a book and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen (No Way to Treat a Lady) and music by Howard Marren (Para…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Samy Nour Younes: Trans and Non-Binary Actors to Know by Angela Tricarico

Interview by Anna Altheide Samy Nour Younes (Photo by THEGINGER3BEARDMEN for The Ensemblist) …

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée & Ryan Vasquez to Star in World Premiere Musical The Wrong Man with MCC Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée and Ryan Vasquez have been selected to headline multi-platinum composer Ross Golan's new musical The Wrong Man, set to make its world premiere with…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Tamyra Gray, Edward Hibbert & More Join Hollywood Bowl's Starry Into the Woods by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl’s upcoming production of Into the Woods. The previously announced production, featuring direction and choreography by Tony nomi…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Call Answered: Cameron Burrill: "Bye Bye Birdie" at New Paradigm Theatre Company by Adam Rothenberg

This August, New Paradigm Theatre Company in Connecticut is presenting one of the most beloved musicals of our time, Bye Bye Birdie. In an American Idol-type search, New Paradigm Theatre Com…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Criss Angel, World-Renowned Illusionist, Begins Broadway Run at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Celebrated magician Criss Angel takes the stage of the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre beginning on July 2 as part of the In Residence on Broadway series. Appearing on the heels of an acclaimed West C…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Conference Call: Michael Garin & Mardie Millit: "Michael & Mardie...And Other Delights" at Urban Stages by Adam Rothenberg

After reading Michael Garin & Mardie Millit’s bio on their website, I couldn’t resist accepting the opportunity to interview them! Their bio is one of the more fun bios I have read: …

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

#TBT: Playbill: Pippin: April 2013 by JK

One of the greatest thrills of seeing live theater is when you see a favorite work in a whole new light. Such is the case with the 2013 revival of Pippin, which completely blew me away. Ther…

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

6 Behind-the-Scenes Documents From Broadway’s Original Pippin by Doug Reside

Production notes, lighting plots, and design inspiration for Bob Fosse and Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin.

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Hollywood Bowl's Into the Woods Adds Sutton Foster, Hailey Kilgore, Skylar Astin & Cheyenne Jackson by Andy Lefkowitz

An A-list group of stage stars have joined the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Into the Woods. The previously announced production, featuring direction and choreography by Tony nomi…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Roger O. Hirson, Tony-Nominated Book Writer of PIPPIN, Has Died at 93 by Stephanie Wild

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Roger O. Hirson, the book writer for the Broadway musical Pippin. Hirson was 93 when he died in his home in Manhattan on May 27, according …

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Pippin Book Writer Roger O. Hirson Dies at 93 by Andy Lefkowitz

Roger O. Hirson, an acclaimed writer of stage and screen whose major Broadway success was as book writer of the hit musical Pippin, died on May 27 at home in New York City, according to The…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Writer Roger O. Hirson, a Tony Award Nominee for Pippin, Dies at 93 by Ryan McPhee

Mr. Hirson collaborated with composer Stephen Schwartz on the 1972 musical.

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Roger Hirson, Who Wrote the Book for ‘Pippin,’ Dies at 93 by Richard Sandomir

For more than a decade, Mr. Hirson was known for writing for television, but meeting the composer Stephen Schwartz led to the hit musical “Pippin.”

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Yanni Begins Concert Run at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Legendary composer and multi-instrumentalist Yanni takes the Broadway stage as part of the In Residence on Broadway series beginning on May 28 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The intimate even…

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Theater: LA Gets a Blast of New York from Broadway’s Stephen Schwartz with Perfomances by Megan Hilty, Idina Menzel, Others by Leah Sydney

Stephen Schwartz, composer of “” Wicked,” Godspell,” “Pippin,” “Enchanted,” “The Prince of Egypt,” “Pocohantas,” “and so much more well deserves all the

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Thursday, May 23, 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019

BWW Interview: Carly Hughes Talks AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE Musical Finale by TV News Desk

Carly Hughes is an accomplished Broadway and television actress. Broadway fans will know her for her many roles including the 2013 revival of Pippin, Ghost the Musical, and Beautiful The Car…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Photo Flash: Menzel, Hilty, and More Honor Stephen Schwartz at Wallis Spring by BroadwayWorld

Last night, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts hosted An Evening of Wicked Fun Honoring Stephen Schwartz, a Spring Celebration fundraising event presented by the legendary H…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Stephen Schwartz Speaks Up About How the Story of PIPPIN Was Told on FOSSE/VERDON by BroadwayWorld

In a recent episode of FX's FosseVerdon, Bob brings Pippin to Broadway, and composer Stephen Schwartz, who was also represented in the episode, is speaking up about his thoughts on how the s…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

FOSSE/VERDON: Episodes 4 - 6 by JK

Bob Fosse, Nicole Fosse and Gwen Verdon As the FX miniseries Fosse/Verdon continues, I admire the show more and more, and I am completely smitten with the brilliant Michelle Williams. I've …

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Stephen Arnell: How Bob Fosse’s legacy is being re-examined in the age of #MeToo by Stephen Arnell

With regular revivals of his stage musicals such as Chicago, Pippin and Sweet Charity, the work of groundbreaking theatremaker Bob Fosse has

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Diane Paulus to Direct New Broadway Revival of 1776 by Andy Lefkowitz

1776 is returning to Broadway. The Tony-winning musical about the events surrounding the signing of the Declaration of Independence will arrive at the American Airlines Theatre in spring of …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Fosse/Verdon Recap, Episode 4: ‘Glory’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Making Pippin, winning trophies, and yuckin’ it up.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 25: Diane Paulus' Revival of PIPPIN Brings Its Magic To Broadway! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2013,Diane Paulus' high-flying revival ofStephen SchwartzPIPPIN opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theater

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Patina Miller, Gaten Matarazzo & Shanice Williams Set for Into the Woods at Hollywood Bowl by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stage-and-screen stars have signed on to lead the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Into the Woods. Featuring direction and choreography by Tony nominee Robert Long…

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Fosse/Verdon: The First 3 Episodes by JK

I've had a thing for Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon since almost the beginning of my lifelong love of musical theater. It all started with a framed copy of the original Broadway poster from Swee…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Ann Reinking and Ben Vereen Will Host The Chita Rivera Awards by BroadwayWorld

Legendary performers and Tony Award winners Ann Reinking Dancin,' Sweet Charity, Chicago, 'Annie'and Ben Vereen Pippin, Jesus Christ Superstar, Fosse, Wickedwill host the 2019 Chita Rivera A…

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

The Best Musical Tony Award Debate: 1973 by Mark Robinson

This week’s debate takes us back to 1973, a year were anything was likely to happen and where two musicals (out of four nominees) were really the chief contenders for Best Musical, and t…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Broadway Set Models for In the Heights, Spring Awakening, and Grease Part of Theatrical Design Exhibition in San Antonio by Adam Hetrick

Design elements and inspirations for the original productions of Fiddler on the Roof, Pippin, Mame, and Damn Yankees are part of the new exhibit America On Stage.

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