Friday, February 15, 2019

Michael James Scott Returns to Broadway's Aladdin as the Genie by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum Michael James Scott, standout star of the Australian and London productions of Disney's Aladdin, steps into the hit Broadway production beginning on February 15. Scott repr…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Lifetime's American Princess, With Tony Nominee Rory O’Malley, Sets Premiere Date by Andrew Gans

The series featuring The Book of Mormon and Hamilton star will debut this June; O’Malley has also recently become full-time podcast host for the Geffen.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Odds & Ends: Ethan Slater Releases First Single Richmond Rewrites & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Ethan Slater Releases First Single Richmond Rewrites We've been cheering for multi-talented star Ethan Slater since h…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Odds & Ends: Jelani Remy & Taylor Iman Jones to Sing High School Musical in Concert & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Jelani Remy & Taylor Iman Jones to Sing High School Musical in Concert A talented slate of New York stage alums will …

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Top New York Stage This Week: Philip Glass’s Cool School, Chill Pills by Mark Beech

This week in New York performing arts, the composer Philip Glass brings Laurie Anderson and Bernard Sumner of the band New Order to Carnegie Hall, while Sharon Van Etten plays the Beacon The…

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Top London Stage This Week: Pinter and Miller to The Streets by Mark Beech

In London performing arts this week, “Leave to Remain” and “Cost of Living” have both opened to some strong reviews. The revival of the acclaimed “Home, I’m Darling” and the fi…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Band's Visit, Mean Girls, SpongeBob SquarePants Are Heading to Las Vegas by Andrew Gans

The Smith Center’s 2019–2020 season will launch in July with the Tony-winning The Book of Mormon.

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Ben Platt's Debut Album 'Sing to Me Instead' Sets March Release Date by Andy Lefkowitz

The countdown can officially begin for the release of Tony winner Ben Platt's debut album, Sing to Me Instead. The previously announced tome of original music will be fully rel…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part V: The Middle East and Africa by JK

Today our world tour continues to the Dark Continent and the desert region, with stops in 7 countries. This week's adventure covers 10 more musicals - some are blockbusters, others criticall…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Waitress Breaks a Million with New Duo Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel by

Grosses are rising at the hit Broadway musical Waitress, which surpassed one million dollars in its second week featuring new stars Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel. In the third engagement ap…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Andrew Rannells on Landing His First Broadway Angel in Rent by

Today, we know Andrew Rannells as the two-time Tony-nominated actor whose screen credits include Girls and the upcoming Black Monday. The beloved star of Falsettos and The Book of Mormon pai…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

David Henry Hwang to Pen Live-Action Hunchback of Notre Dame Film; Josh Gad Eyes Title Role by Andy Lefkowitz

There's more life yet for The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The beloved 1996 animated film which was adapted into an acclaimed stage musical will now appear as a live-action movie, with a scr…

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Upcoming Equity Auditions for The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Burn This, and More by Playbill Staff

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

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Make Way! Ainsley Melham & Michael James Scott Are the New Stars of Broadway's Aladdin by Andy Lefkowitz

Ainsley Melham and Michael James Scott, standout stars of the Australian and London productions of Disney's Aladdin, will head into the hit Broadway production at the New Amsterdam Theat…

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Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White Join My Fair Lady on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented Broadway alums Danny Burstein and Christian Dante step into the acclaimed Broadway revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady on January 8. They take over the roles of Alfred …

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel Kick Off Performances in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Sara Bareilles, the Tony-nominated songwriter of Waitress, rejoins the hit musical in the role of Jenna on January 7. She is joined by Tony winner Gavin Creel, who steps into the tuner for t…

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

VIDEO: THE BOOK OF MORMON Pays Tribute to FIDDLER ON THE ROOF After Reaching Milestone by Stephanie Wild

With The Book of Mormon's 3,243rd performance, the Broadway run of the show surpasses the run of the original production of Fiddler on the Roof.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Christian Dante White to Take Over as Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Broadway's My Fair Lady by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready to hear silver-voiced Broadway alum Christian Dante White sing the iconic Lerner & Loewe tune "On the Street Where You Live" when he joins the luminous revival of My …

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

“The Book of Mormon” at Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, “The Book of Mormon,” continues its outrageous run at New York’s Eugene O'Neill Theatre through August 11, 2019.The New York Times has ca…

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Olivier-Winning Hamilton Star Giles Terera Joins Rachel Chavkin's An American Clock at The Old Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Giles Terera, the mega-talented actor who took home an Olivier Award for his turn as Aaron Burr in Hamilton, has been cast as Robertson/Moe 3 in the upcoming production of Arthur Miller'…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Mean Girls Holiday Song Just Released by Broadwaydirect

Pull out the schnapps ‘cause the hot elves have been hard at work at The North Shore North Pole & now they’re super excited to share their new track, “Rockin’ Around The Pole!…

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Good Idea! Sara Bareilles Will Return to Waitress with Gavin Creel by Andy Lefkowitz

This just might be the news of the week! Sara Bareilles has announced that she is returning to the stage for another turn as Jenna in her Tony-nominated musical Waitress. She'll be …

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

West End’s Top Ticket Prices Up By A Fifth, Though Lowest Prices Are Down 10% by Artsjournal1

“The average top-price ticket across all West End shows is £117.52, up 19% compared with 2017. This is the first time the average top-price ticket has exceeded £100, since The Stage …

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Interview with THE BOOK OF MORMON’S JAKE EMMERLING by Michael J. Roberts

After six years, original THE BOOK OF MORMON tour cast member JAKE EMMERLING returns to [...] The post Interview with THE BOOK OF MORMON’S JAKE EMMERLING appeared first on Showbiz Chic…

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

'The Book of Mormon' is back in Chicago, still brave enough to laugh by Chris Jones

On Thanksgiving Eve at the Oriental Theatre, several hundred of us took time to give thanks for an all-American freedom of expression — the precious right to make fun of our elders, spoof …

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “Hadestown,” Florence + the Machine by Mark Beech

Two very different couples are the star characters in London stage openings this week: Orpheus the songwriter and his muse Eurydice enliven Anais Mitchell’s impressive musical “Hadestown…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

It's a Summer Breeze! Original Olaf Josh Gad Visits Frozen on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

He's not letting it go! The original voice of Olaf, Tony nominee Josh Gad, visited the cast of Frozen on Broadway on November 13. Gad voiced the friendly summer-loving snowman in the meg…

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Save Up to $50 to See Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber in THE PROM on Broadway by Contests - Broadway

See the next hit from Broadway's Musical Comedy Dream Team - the geniuses behind The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf, Mean Girls...must we go on

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “White Teeth” to Culture Club by Mark Beech

New openings on the London stage this week include a bold attempt to stage Zadie Smith’s epic novel “White Teeth,” with mixed results, and a theatrical version of the comic novel “Do…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

I Believe! The Book of Mormon Becomes Longest-Running Show at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Congratulations are in order! With the November 2 performance of The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony-winning mega-hit will become the longest-running production in the history of the Euge…

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Broadway’s The Book of Mormon Plays Record-Breaking Performance November 2 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical becomes the longest inhabitant of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

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