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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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 19th - BEETLEJUICE & SEA WALL / A LIFE Top Growth For Second Consecutive Week!

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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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Talk Broadway To Me: Jon Mourns the Broadway Casualties of Summer 2019

Well my dearest Broadway fans, it's the end of the summer. The tourists are returning home, school is about to start, the smell of pumpkin spice lattes fills the air and we have to say goo…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Photo Flash: Tony Award-Winner Beth Leavel Mentors Broadway Artist Alliance Students

On Thursday, July 25th, Tony® Award winner Beth Leavel stopped by Broadway Artists Alliance to share some words of wisdom before the students' highly anticipated industry showcase. Leavel h…

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From James Madison to North Shore by Angela Tricarico

by Abigail Charpentier Susie Carroll Since this spring, Susie …

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tony Winner Beth Leavel Will Debut New Show at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

Thirteen Shows and Counting will revisit Leavel’s acclaimed performances in such shows as The Drowsy Chaperone, Mamma Mia!, and The Prom.

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Odds & Ends: Beth Leavel to Play Cabaret Engagement in 2020 & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Beth Leavel to Play Weeklong Cabaret Engagement in 2020 This news will no doubt brighten the week of fans still mourning the clo…

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Beth Leavel Goes Solo at 54 Below This January

Hot on the heels of her Tony-nominated turn in The Prom, Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone) is bringing her brand new show to Feinstein's/54 Below for five nights…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Prom Goes Out on Top, Reaching All-Time High at the Box Office by Andy Lefkowitz

Everyone was going to prom this past week, as the Tony-nominated smash-hit musical played to packed houses in its final set of performances at the Longacre Theatre. The celebrated musical re…

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Broadway Box Office Steady At $34M; ‘Sea Wall/A Life’, ‘The Prom’, ‘Be More Chill’ Fill Seats by Greg Evans

Broadway’s Be More Chill, The Prom and Sea Wall/A Life were at near-capacity last week, as the first two headed out and the latter had its official welcome. Together they helped Broadway m…

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Grosses Analysis: The Prom and Be More Chill Pack Houses During Final Week on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The two new musicals ended their runs August 11.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 12th - BEETLEJUICE and SEA WALL / A LIFE Top 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 Broadway plays we…

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Wake Up With BWW 8/12: JOSEPH... Broadway Transfer, and More!

Today's top stories: relive the Broadway journeys of The Prom and Be More Chill, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat eyes a Broadway transfer, and more!

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

VIDEO: Casey Nicholaw and Caitlin Kinnunen Give Emotional Speeches at THE PROM's Final Curtain Call

The Prom has ended its Broadway run today, August 11th, after 23 preview and 310 regular performances. Following the final curtain call, Casey Nicholaw and Caitlin Kinnunen took the stage t…

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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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VIDEO: Relive THE PROM's Journey on Broadway as the Show Wraps Up its Run

The Prom has ended its Broadway run today, August 11th, after 23 preview and 310 regular performances. A video has surfaced on YouTube, chronicling The Prom's journey throughout its run. The…

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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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Last Dance: The Prom Ends Broadway Run by Ryan McPhee

A national tour, novel adaptation, and Netflix movie are next for the musical comedy.

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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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Back to North Shore by Mo Brady

Mean Girls at the August Wilson Theatre Review by Mo Brady Erika Henningsen (Cady Heron), Krystina Alabado (Gretchen Wi…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

More Than An Ensemble, A Community by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady The company of Hadestown (photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with The Prom Star Courtenay Collins

Courtenay Collins talks about theatre people in Atlanta & New York, the perfect payoff of making her Broadway debut in The Prom, and why she loves the stage door.

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Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-Winning Director, Choreographer Casey Nicholaw

The Book of Mormon. Mean Girls. The Prom. Aladdin. The Drowsy Chaperone. And that are only five of the many musicals that were directed and choreographed by one of the most productive men in…

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VIDEO: Lesbian Couple Ties the Knot Onstage at THE PROM!

There was a very Broadway wedding at the Longacre Theater last night! A script coordinator for The Prom, Armelle Kay Harper, and actress Jody Kay Smith tied the knot onstage in a brief ce…

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Watch: Inside the Real Onstage Wedding at Broadway’s The Prom by Ruthie Fierberg

After the curtain call, the couple was wed by book writer Bob Martin in front of the cast and a full house.

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Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone- A Broadway Debut Special with Becca Lee, Eric Anthony Johnson and Katerina Papacostas!

Third Annual Broadway Debut episode with Becca Lee (The Prom), Eric Anthony Johnson (Beetlejuice) and Katerina Papacostas (Tootsie). All three of the guest were at a turning point in their l…

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A Broadway Musical Gets A Very Broadway Post-Curtain Call Event by Artsjournal2

Though no one gets married in The Prom, the musical celebrates same-sex prom-going even as it lampoons celebrity culture, with a glitzy finale set (obviously) at the prom. “But all that gl…

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

Today on Broadway: Monday, August 5, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

San Fran “Cursed Child” Cast Announced, Deirdre O’Connell to Lead Lucas Hnath’s “Dana H.,” “The Prom” Hosts On-Stage Wedding “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday throug…

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An Onstage Wedding Brings a Broadway Happy Ending to Life by Nancy Coleman

During the curtain call for “The Prom,” a show that celebrates inclusivity, a lesbian couple exchanged their marriage vows.

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