Thursday, August 22, 2019


A new installment of the musical theatre parody staple, Forbidden Broadway, is on the way!

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Catch The Cher Show, Pretty Woman & King Kong One Last Time by Lindsey Sullivan

It was a bittersweet week on Broadway as The Cher Show, Pretty Woman and King Kong all played final performances on August 18. Audiences packed into the Neil Simon, Nederlander and Broadway …

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Broadway Box Office Dips To $31M; ‘Betrayal’ Arrives As ‘Cher’, ‘Kong’ & ‘Pretty Woman’ Take Final Bows by Greg Evans

King Kong, Pretty Woman: The Musical and The Cher Show took their final bows on Broadway last week, all three bucking a late-summer downward box office trend with some last-chance ticket-buy…

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Grosses Analysis: The Cher Show Ends Broadway Run on a Bang Bang by Ryan McPhee

The bio-musical that had audiences seeing triple played its final performance August 18.

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Goodbye King Kong, The Cher Show, Mojada, Broadway Bounty Hunter, etc….Last Chance Tickets by New York Theater

Seven Broadway and Off-Broadway shows are closing today: King Kong, The Cher Show, Pretty Woman Mojada, Broadway Bounty Hunter, Puffs, and the way she spoke   Then closing August 24th: What…

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Broadway's The Cher Show Takes Final Bow August 18 by Adam Hetrick

The musical about the pop icon opened December 3, 2018, at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

BWW TV Exclusive: Gettin' Peggy Wit It - Peggy Roasts Broadway's Closing Shows

Morgan James and Ellyn Marie Marsh present 'Gettin Peggy Wit It'! Peggy came to Broadway to roast the soon-to-close shows, including Be More Chill, The Prom, Pretty Woman, The Cher Show, and…

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A Wave Of Closings On Broadway by Artsjournal

What’s unusual is that instead of hanging on until Labor Day to cash in on tourist dollars, five musicals are closing in the next two weekends: King Kong (which bumped up the losses signif…

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Brush Up Your Shakespeare on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week is an ode to Shakespeare! Paige is giving …

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Broadway Says Goodbye- BE MORE CHILL, THE PROM, THE CHER SHOW & More Prepare for Final Bows

Since the beginning of summer 2019, Broadway has bid farewell to a whopping eleven productions. Some were pre-scheduled. limited runs; others long-running favorites; all equally missed. Befo…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Industry Editor Exclusive: Closing Time on Broadway

Of course, everyone has been freaking out about the amount of closings announced in recent months. From the acclaimed musical THE PROM to the cult show BE MORE CHILL to the big-budget musica…

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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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Watch ‘Two Gay Scientists’ From Kragtar: An American Monster Musical by Dan Meyer

The Cher Show’s Michael Campayno and Aladdin tour alum Philippe Arroyo sing a duet about a doomed college romance.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

33 Musicals That Brought the Stories of Real People to the Stage by Playbill Staff

From George M! to The Cher Show, these musicals all tell true stories about real people.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Reeve Carney, Amy Spanger & More Will Sing from OSWALD Musical at Green Room 42

Tony LePage (Come From Away, Rock of Ages) and Josh Sassanella (Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, Rock of Ages) will debut songs from their new musical Oswald on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7.00…

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Tony Award Winner Stephanie J. Block Sets London Concert Return by Adam Hetrick

The Cher Show Tony winner will play Cadogan Hall next spring.

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The Illusionists Will Return to Broadway With 5th Holiday Show by Ryan McPhee

The Illusionists—Magic of the Holidays will play the Neil Simon Theatre, currently home to The Cher Show.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Photo Flash: THE PROM, THE CHER SHOW, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, And More Perform At Broadway in Bryant Park

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! 106.7 LITE FM's popular series will bring the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway together for FREE performances, for six consecutive weeks, continuing today, …

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See the Casts of The Prom, The Cher Show, and More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park August 1 by Nathan Skethway

The casts of Off–Broadway's Rock of Ages and Broadway Bounty Hunter were also featured.

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BWW TV: THE CHER SHOW, THE PROM & More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park- Watch Now!

Not in NYC to enjoy the performances? Stuck in the office for your lunch break? Fear not! BroadwayWorld was there to stream the whole presentation this afternoon. Check back here or follow u…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Xena Gusthart choreographs monster of a musical ‘Bat Out of Hell’ by Admin

Meat Loaf: The musical?! Yes, you read that right. All of those iconic, head-banging rock ‘n’ roll hits are coming to the prestigious theater stage of New York City Center beginning Au…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Watch The Cher Show Standout Charlie Williams' Thrilling New Dancing Through My Resume

Watch dancer and choreographer Charlie Williams take us through his athletic and joyful Broadway resume one showstopper at a time.

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

Get Out! 5 Must-Do Events for the Week of July 29 to August 4 by Paul Wontorek

This week, some stunning stars are speaking (and singing) out for the New York chapter of the ACLU, one of the most buzzed-about playwrights brings her latest to the boards, an epic back-to-…

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Odds & Ends: Younger Is Renewed for Seventh Season & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Younger Is Renewed for Seventh Season TV Land's Younger is getting older...and we couldn't be happier. The small-screen series s…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Ensemblist Celebrates the Women of Oklahoma!, The Cher Show, and More by Nathan Skethway

The popular platform paid tribute to the fierce Broadway dancers with a Jacob Smith photo shoot.

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Team Zeph by Jackson Cline

By Jackson Cline Duckling, Disco & Diva Donna. Babe, Lady & Star Cher. Little, Teen & Grown Zeph. Three ac…

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Alice Ripley, The Cher Show's Matthew Hydzik, More Set for Broadway Buskers by Dan Meyer

The free concert series takes place on summer Tuesdays in Times Square.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

An Onslaught of Closing Notices by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Next month, five new Broadway musicals will close. Most of them are musicals with large ensembles: The Prom…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Several Broadway shows cancelled after power outage by Caitlin Huston

Several Broadway shows were cancelled Saturday night after a power outage hit the west side of Manhattan. Among the confirmed show closures: “Hadestown,” “Ain’t Too Proud,” “Okla…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Broadway Investors Hit with $100 Million in Losses with Wave of Summer Closings

Earlier this week, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune announced an early closing, joining a hefty list of shows that will be closing in the upcoming weeks. Many investors will not see r…

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