Thursday, October 17, 2019

James Monroe Iglehart, Kerry Butler, Andrew Barth Feldman & More Join Disney on Broadway's 25th Anniversary Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

More names have been added to the talent-packed lineup of stars set to perform in Disney on Broadway's upcoming concert Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The previously an…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Manik Choksi & Tom Nelis to Lead Moby-Dick Musical at A.R.T.; Dave Malloy Cuts His Character from Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the eagerly anticipated musical Moby-Dick, an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel set to make its world premiere this winter at the American Repertory Th…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

New Jersey Teen Reacts to Punishment for Wearing THE PROM T-Shirt to School

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, New Jersey middle schooler and her mother are fighting back after the student was punished for wearing a t-shirt from Broadway's The Prom to school.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Watch The Prom’s Isabelle McCalla Sing ‘Holding Out for a Hero’ in Footloose by Dan Meyer

The Walter Bobbie–helmed production closes October 14 at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Odds & Ends: Mary Bridget Davies Will Release Reimagined Songs of Jerry Ragovoy Album & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Mary Bridget Davies Will Release Reimagined Songs of Jerry Ragovoy Album Mary Bridget Davies, the strong-voiced star who earn…

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Review: Footloose and fun at The Kennedy Center by Missy Frederick

High school musicals are hot right now, with Broadway hosting everything from the biting Mean Girls to the heart-warming The Prom to the phenomenon Dear Evan Hansen to the zany Be More Chill…

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Kerry Washington to Join Meryl Streep & James Corden in Netflix Adaptation of The Prom by Andy Lefkowitz

Kerry Washington is going to prom. The Emmy-nominated star of stage and screen has joined the company of Ryan Murphy's highly anticipated screen adaptation of the Tony-nommed musical The Pro…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Kerry Washington Joins Ryan Murphy’s Screen Adaptation of The Prom by Adam Hetrick

The Golden Globe nominee joins Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, and Andrew Rannells in Murphy’s upcoming Netflix project.

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Netflix's THE PROM Adaptation Adds Kerry Washington

According to The Hollywood Reporter, 'Scandal' star and Broadway vet Kerry Washington has joined the cast of 'The Prom,' a Netflix adaptation of the hit Broadway musical. The cast already i…

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New Jersey Student Receives Dress Code Violation For THE PROM T-Shirt

A New Jersey middle schooler and her mother are fighting back after the student was punished for wearing a t-shirt from Broadway's The Prom to school.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Jenn Colella & Caitlin Kinnunen to Lead Reading of Site-Specific Fun Home in NYC Funeral Home by Andy Lefkowitz

A site-specific staging of the 2015 Tony-winning Best Musical Fun Home has been scheduled to take place on December 19 at the Plaza Jewish Community Chapel funeral home in New York City. To…

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Jenn Colella and Caitlin Kinnunen to Star in Site-Specific Reading of FUN HOME

Quintessence of Dust Theatre Company will host a one night only benefit reading of the Tony Award winning musical Fun Home. Tony Award nominees Jenn Colella (Come From Away) and Caitlin Ki…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Ready to Cut Loose for Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway …

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Star-Studded Cast of The Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway …

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Jelani Alladin, Sierra Boggess & More to Toast Disney on Broadway at 25th Anniversary Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

A star-studded lineup of performers will lend their voices to the songs of Disney on Broadway's hit musicals at the upcoming concert Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The …

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

David Josefsberg Takes Over as Adam Maitland in Beetlejuice on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran David Josefsberg steps into the role of Adam Maitland in Broadway’s Beetlejuice beginning on September 24. Rob McClure, who originated the role of the recently deceased every…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Broadway Podcast Network Launches to Consolidate Theatre Podcasts

Tony and Emmy-award-winning Broadway producer and filmmaker Dori Berinstein (The Prom, Legally Blonde, ShowBusiness: The Road To Broadway) and podcast host/producer & engineer Alan Seale…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Stark Sands, Zach Adkins, and More Join 54 SINGS MAROON 5

The 9:30PM concert will feature two-time Tony Award-nominee Stark Sands (Kinky Boots, American Idiot),Zach Adkins (Anastasia), Dan DeLuca (Newsies), Bryan Fenkart (Memphis, Waitress),…

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Viva Broadway to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with 'El Conjunto' Concert Series Hosted by Ana Villafañe by Ryan Gilbert

Viva Broadway will host a special Hispanic Heritage Month celebration concert series hosted by Broadway actress and singer Ana Villafañe, best known for her role as Gloria Estefan in On You…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

David Josefsberg to Replace Rob McClure in Broadway's Beetlejuice by Beth Stevens

David Josefsberg will step into the role of Adam Maitland in Broadway’s Beetlejuice beginning on September 24. Rob McClure, who originated the role of the recently deceased everyman in the…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park & Rebecca Luker to Lead Footloose at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

The Kennedy Center has announced principal casting for its upcoming staging of the beloved 1998 musical Footloose. The previously announced production, directed by original Broadway helmer …

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Odds & Ends: Betrayal Star Zawe Ashton to Debut New Play at Soho Rep. & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Betrayal Star Zawe Ashton to Debut New Play at Soho Rep. Zawe Ashton, the mega-talented star currently taking her first Broadway…

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Ryan Murphy Announces Netflix Plans for A Chorus Line Miniseries, Patti LuPone in Hollywood and More by Paul Wontorek

Hollywood mega-producer Ryan Murphy promised Broadway.com that he would keep bringing “Broadway shows and Broadway talent to the world” with his $300 million Netflix deal back in June an…

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Ryan Murphy To Bring A CHORUS LINE, Patti LuPone and More To Netflix

In addition to his previously announced adaptation of The Prom, Ryan Murphy is also developing a ten-part miniseries of the musical, A Chorus Line and a project starring Patti LuPone!

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Ryan Murphy Adds ‘A Chorus Line’, Halston Miniseries With Ewan McGregor and Warhol Docuseries To Robust Netflix Slate by Dino-Ray Ramos

Ryan Murphy has unpacked a jaw-dropping, star-studded slate of excitement with his new slate of Netflix shows that was part of his mega deal with the streamer. In an interview with Time, Mur…

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

by John Simon

MUSICALS ENDANGEREDWhat Is happening to America's greatest contribution to the theater, musical comedy? Why so many jukebox musicals? Why so many paltry shows?  Why haven't you even tried…

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MUSICALS ENDANGERED by John Simon

MUSICALS ENDANGEREDWhat Is happening to America's greatest contribution to the theater, musical comedy? Why so many jukebox musicals? Why so many paltry shows?  Why haven't you even tried…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 26th - BEETLEJUICE Continues To Top Social Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (3.59%), Hadestown (2.25%), Moulin Rouge (2.07%), Oklahoma! (1.60%) and The Prom (1.52%). The top growing current Broadwa…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Industry Editor Exclusive: Filming a Broadway Show From Your Seat - Is It Ever Allowed?

Last week, many fans who couldn't fit in the theater got to enjoy part of the final performance of THE PROM courtesy of Beth Leavel's personal publicist. Lisa Goldberg, founder of her own LS…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Broadway has waved goodbye to The Prom but will the West End wave hello? #WestEndWishlist

After 333 performances (previews and regular) at the Longacre Theatre, the Broadway production of this new musical comedy recently closed its doors. The critically acclaimed show earned its…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Why Beth Leavel Was Convinced She Didn’t Get the Part in The Drowsy Chaperone by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares the famous sitcom he’s guesting on, plus stories from Beth Leavel’s time in 42nd Street, Drowsy, The Prom, and more.

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