Monday, February 26, 2024

FLASHBACK: Fresh-Faced Andrew Rannells Talks ‘Book of Mormon’ in Backstage Interview by Sandi Durell

by Sandi Durell . . . Theater Pizzazz will run a series of celebrity video interviews that captured the eye and hearts of many fans through the years. Andrew Rannells originated the role of …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:00AM
Friday, February 2, 2024

Name That Show! 2010s Broadway Songs (Part One) by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 2010s - not that long ago! You've probably at least heard of most of the shows included her…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Gutenberg! Takes Final Bow to Highest Gross of Entire Run by Logan Culwell-Block

The Book of Mormon stars Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad reunited to lead the comedy musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM
Monday, January 29, 2024

Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells Broadway Comedy ‘Gutenberg! The Musical’ Recoups $6.75 Million Investment by Rebecca Rubin

Hats off to “Gutenberg! The Musical!” The Broadway show, starring Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells (whose characters wear dozens of caps) as they reunited 12 years after “The Book of Mormo…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:56PM
Monday, January 22, 2024

2023 - 2024 Musical Logos: Gutenberg! The Musical! by JK

2023 - 2024 Broadway Musical Logos: Gutenberg! The Musical! The first first thing you notice about the logo for the soon-to-close Gutenberg! The Musical! is the warm orange color. Accordin…

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Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Nikki M. James, Jenn Colella and More to Star Alongside Shaina Taub in Broadway's Suffs by Darryn King

Shaina Taub will lead the cast of Suffs on Broadway, reprising her performance as Alice Paul, which she debuted for the musical's extended 2022 world-premiere production at The Public Theat…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:42AM
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Film Adaptation of Big River in Development from Chicken & Biscuits Playwright Douglas Lyons by Hayley Levitt

Douglas Lyons, author of Broadway's Chicken & Biscuits, will be penning a film adaptation of the country-gospel musical Big River, per an exclusive Variety report. Based on Mark Twa…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:03PM
Monday, January 8, 2024

Video: THE BOOK OF MORMON Stars Play 'Producer' in GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL!

The Broadway multiverse made itself known this week as the current stars of The Book of Mormon on Broadway joined the show's original stars, Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells, for a special gues…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:25PM
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

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The Book of Mormon, the Tony-winning Broadway musical by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, will say hello to audiences in Toronto, ...

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Tuesday, January 2, 2024

‘The Book of Mormon’ becomes 12th-longest-running show in Broadway history by Michael Abourizk

The Tony Award-winning musical recently eclipsed longtime titleholder “Jersey Boys.”

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Thursday, December 28, 2023

‘The Book of Mormon’ to Surpass ‘Jersey Boys’ Broadway Run by Billy

The company of 'The Book of Mormon' celebrates their milestone with a Franki Valli-infused cover of 'Man Up.' The post ‘The Book of Mormon’ to Surpass ‘Jersey Boys’ Broadway Run appe…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:12PM

The Book of Mormon Becomes 12th Longest-Running Show in Broadway History December 28 by Andrew Gans

Also, watch cast members of the Tony-winning musical comedy pay tribute to Jersey Boys in a new video.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM

THE BOOK OF MORMON Passes JERSEY BOYS to Become Broadway's 12th Longest Running Show

Tonight, Broadway’s The Book of Mormon plays its 4643rd performance, passing Jersey Boys to become the 12th longest running show in Broadway history.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:41PM
Thursday, December 21, 2023

Revisiting Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells Before They Hang Up Their Hats in Gutenberg! The Musical! by Hayley Levitt

The Book of Mormon reunion we waited over a decade for is coming to an end on January 28. For the past three months, Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad have repurposed their infectious onstage par…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:48PM
Sunday, December 17, 2023

This Week on Broadway for December 17, 2023: How to Dance in Ohio by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about How to Dance in Ohio, Hell’s Kitchen, Celebrating Stephen Schwartz @ The Metropolitan Opera, School Pictures @ Peter Jay Sh…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Broadway Close Up: Party at the Princes' by Wendy Caster

Last night, Broadway Close Up presented yet another lovely night of talented people singing wonderful songs. The evening was devoted to shows that Hal Prince produced and/or directed, which …

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 05:12PM
Friday, October 27, 2023

Broadway Games: Name That Theater! by JK

Broadway Games: Name That Theater!  These are the 15 longest-running shows in Broadway history. The originals ran for years (except Chicago and Oh! Calcutta!), but can you name the theater …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:37AM
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Gutenberg! The Musical! . . . The Review! by Jk Clarke

By Ron Fassler . . . In March of 2011, The Book of Mormon arrived on Broadway and has been entertaining audiences and taking up real estate on West 49th Street ever since. It made stars out …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:00PM

Gutenberg! The Musical! by Joseph Pisano

How much you enjoy 'Gutenberg! The Musical!" likely depends on a combination of factors entirely unrelated to that German fellow: familiarity with the tropes it's skewering; your own level o…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 02:16PM
Sunday, October 22, 2023

My Variety Review of Broadway's "Gutenberg! The Musical!" by Frank Rizzo

As backers’ auditions go, “Gutenberg! The Musical!” — a wildly delusional conceit so full of itself that it boasts two exclamation points — doesn’t stand a chance of making it to…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 03:44PM
Friday, October 20, 2023

Non-stop laughs in the play-within-a-play parody ‘Gutenberg! The Musical!’ at Broadway’s James Earl Jones Theatre by Deb Miller

For the first time since 2011, when they starred together in the original Broadway cast of The Book of Mormon, long-time friends and stellar scene partners Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells have …

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Friday, October 13, 2023

The Book of Mormon by Mirvish Productions

The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly s…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:13PM
Wednesday, October 11, 2023

The Book of Mormon to Return to Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre by Molly Higgins

The Tony-winning musical will begin its fifth engagement at the Toronto theatre in January 2024.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:19AM
Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Video: GUTEBNERG Stars Josh Gad & Andrew Rannells Perform & Play 'Celebrity Hats' on FALLON

Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells looked back on their time in The Book of Mormon and discussed why they call Gutenberg! 'the Hamilton of our generation' on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon las…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:43AM
Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Casey Nicholaw looks back on his legacy of toe-tapping musicals on Broadway by Playbill

The Tony-winning director-choreographer responsible for The Book of Mormon, Mean Girls, Aladdin, Some Like It Hot, and more has built a reputation over the years for affable artistry. Watch…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:55PM
Tuesday, October 3, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: By Request: Differences of Opinion by JK

40 Years of Broadway: By Request: Differences of Opinion  Before we started our celebration I asked you to make suggestions of the kinds of things we should post about. You had a lot of r…

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Monday, October 2, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers by JK

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers I've been so fortunate to see some of the greatest stage designs of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Many of the master in…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:55AM
Thursday, September 28, 2023

TV: No te pierdas el popular '¿Qué Tal?' de THE BOOK OF MORMON

La producción de SOM Produce comenzará funciones el 6 de octubre en el Calderón.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:03PM
Friday, September 22, 2023

Flashback: Backstage at THE BOOK OF MORMON with Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells

In this video, watch as we flashback to 2011, when Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells chatted with their castmates Rory O'Malley and Nikki M. James backstage at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:33PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards