Friday, February 15, 2019

Opinion: Expectations vs. reality at ‘The Prom’ by Jeremy Gerard

The only thing missing from the money reviews was the money. Critics greeted “The Prom” with cheers when it opened in November at the Longacre Theatre. In the Times, Jesse Green called i…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Playbill Mixtape: Valentine’s Day Refresh Edition by Ruthie Fierberg

With new songs from musicals like The Prom and the new recording of Songs for a New World, tune in to these Broadway love songs.

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See The Prom Celebrate 100 Performances on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The new musical from Chad Beguelin, Bob Martin, and Matthew Sklar began performances October 23 at the Longacre Theatre.

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Valentines Day and Theater: Love and Kisses on Stage Through the Years by New York Theater

In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are Broadway plays about love dating back to 1750,  photographs of stage kisses dating back to 1887, and recaps of some of my love and kisses posts …

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Photo Coverage: THE PROM Cast Celebrates 100 Zazzy Performances on Broadway! by Walter McBride

Tonight belongs to them... the cast of The Prom, that is The new musical, which openedNovember 15, 2018 at the Longacre Theatre, just celebrated its 100th performance on Broadway Check out p…

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Laura Benanti Will Be Honored At The 2019 ASTEP Color Ball by BroadwayWorld

ARTISTS STRIVING TO END POVERTY ASTEP announced today that it will honor Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti My Fair Lady at its annual Gala and Dinner, The 2019 ASTEP Color Ball on Monday, Apri…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Beth Leavel Sings a Brassy, Belty Showstopper from The Prom on Late Night with Seth Meyers by

The Prom has been delighting audiences since arriving at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway this past fall. The original musical comedy features a crackerjack company of performers led by Tony…

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VIDEO: THE PROM Performs 'It's Not About Me' on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS by Stage Tube

Last night,The cast of Broadway's The Prom performed'It's Not About Me' for Late Night with Seth Meyers.

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Watch Beth Leavel and the Cast of Broadway’s The Prom Perform ‘It’s Not About Me’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award winner sings from her latest starring role on Late Night With Seth Meyers.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

VIDEO: He's Going to THE PROM! Watch Brooks Ashmanskas Perform 'Barry Is Going to Prom' by Stage Tube

WatchBrooks Ashmanskas perform a number from The Prom

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Watch New Music Video for The Prom’s ’Barry Is Going to Prom’ by Andrew Gans

Brooks Ashmanskas is featured in the video from the new Broadway musical.

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THE PROM's Isabelle McCalla Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow! by Linnae Medeiros

It's time to dance because Isabelle McCalla, who plays Alyssa Greene in The Prom, is taking over the BroadwayWorld Instagram Story tomorrow, February 8th Be sure to tune in to see all of the…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Billy Porter, Ashley Park & More to Sing Out at MCC's 2019 Miscast Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater has selected a talent-filled group of stars to perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast at the 2019 Miscast concert. The benefit, which will …

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Lilli Cooper, Gavin Creel, Donna McKechnie & More Set for 2019 Broadway Backwards by Andy Lefkowitz

What a lineup! A talent-packed slate of stars have been assembled to offer gender-bending takes on their favorite tunes at the 14th edition of Broadway Backwards. Hosted by Tony nominee Jenn…

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How ‘The Prom’ Is a Milestone for Queer Girls by American Theatre Editors

The new musical on Broadway follows on the heels of 'Fun Home' and 'Indecent' to show that bi/pan/queer/lesbian women have stories that are worth telling.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

GIVE US SOME ZAZZ- ‘The PROM’ by Corine Cohen

THE PROM GIVES US SOME ZAZZ! Press play to hear our review.

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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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Broadway Grosses: True West Rides into the Spotlight by

A celebrated new Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's True West opened at the American Airlines Theatre on January 24. Buoyed by strong reception and electrifying lead performances from Eth…

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BWW TV Exclusive: THE PROM Cast Brings All That Zazz to Broadway Sessions! by Ben Cameron

The cast of The Prom kick ball changed their way to Broadway Sessions recently and brought all the Zazz Cast members Becca Lee, Mary Antonini, Teddy Toye, Joomin Hwang, Jack Sippel, Brittany…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - February 4th - THE PROM and NETWORK Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals wereThe Prom1.63,The Cher Show1.10,My Fair Lady0.97,Book of Mormon0.92 andPretty Woman0.88.The top growing current Broadway plays wereNetwork3.32,To…

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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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Friday, February 1, 2019

Stagecraft: Bob Martin, “The Prom” “The Drowsy Chaperone” “Elf” by James Marino

The Stagecraft podcast is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of interviews with playwrights (and musical book writers) of shows opening on Broadway and off-Broadway.   Guest: Bob Ma…

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25 Years of Firsts with Chad Beguelin and Matthew Sklar, the Songwriters Behind The Prom by Paul Wontorek

Chad Beguelin and Matthew Sklar (Photo by Caitlin McNaney) “I think we’ve fought maybe twice,” librettist/lyricist Chad Beguelin says, looking at his writing partner of 2…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Lamon's Terms- Brooks Ashmanskas Meets His Biggest Fan! by BroadwayWorld TV

What happens when one of Broadway's funniest actors decides to interview one of Broadway's funniest actors You're about to find out, because The Prom star Josh Lamon is getting the 411 from …

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The Friday 5: 5 Bio-Musicals We'd Actually Like to See by JK

With last week's announcement that the Michael Jackson bio-musical Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough is Broadway-bound, (not to mention the forthcoming Tina Turner show Tina) I've bee…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 #LiveAtFive with Courtenay Collins from The Prom by

Courtenay Collins from The Prom swings by to chat with Paul Wontorek.

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The Prom Queen Beth Leavel Performs Her Broadway Bucket List

The Prom Tony winner Beth Leavel deliver jaw-dropping numbers from Sweeney Todd, Show Boat & La Cage.

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Broadway Grosses: In Advance of Netflix Premiere, Audiences Flock to See American Son by

Christopher Demos-Brown's acclaimed Broadway-debut play, American Son, concluded its run at the Booth Theatre this weekend to strong box office receipts and SRO crowds. In its final week…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 28th - THE PROM and NETWORK Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Prom 2.03, Frozen 1.56, Pretty Woman 1.23, My Fair Lady 1 and The Cher Show0.87.The top growing current Broadway plays were Network 5.51, T…

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