Friday, October 18, 2019

10 Broadway Actors Taking Hollywood by Storm by Paige Gittelson

Ben Platt Ben Platt has been working in professional theatre since he was 9 years old. He burst onto the scene in the Pitch Perfect movies, and starred as Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mor…

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Top London Stage This Month: Ian McKellen, Cher, Ariana Grande, Adrian Mole by Mark Beech

The London stage this month has a range of different performing artists of every age and type. Among them: Ian McKellen, 80; Cher, 73; Ariana Grande, 26; Little Simz, 25; and even Adrian Mol…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Sydney’s sold out hit Siblingship to head to Melbourne and Canberra by Arts Review

Following sold-out shows at The Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney this week, Siblingship will tour to Prahran’s Chapel Off Chapel and Queanbeyan’s The Q Theatre this October. Siblingship follow…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Waitress Star Mark Evans & Broadway's Justin Mortelliti Tie the Knot by Andy Lefkowitz

Congratulations are in order! Mark Evans, currently starring as Dr. Pomatter in Waitress, and his longtime love, Broadway actor Justin Mortelliti, were married on September 30 at Gilbertsvi…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Idina Menzel's New Christmas Album to Feature Ariana Grande, Billy Porter & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Idina Menzel has announced a talented group of stars set to lend their voices to her upcoming Christmas album. The new recording, titled Christmas: A Season of Love, will be re…

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The Friday 5: 5 Current Shows We'd Like To See Again by JK

Over the years, we've been fortunate to have seen favorite Broadway shows multiple times. Sometimes, it is an embarrassing number of times. Sadly, with the ever-climbing rise in ticket price…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

5 Debut Questions: The Book of Mormon's John Pinto Jr. by Mo Brady

Today we welcome The Book of Mormon ensemblist John Pinto Jr. to the Great White Way and learn about his journey to Broadway! 1. What is your name and hometown? My name is John Pinto Jr. a…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Ben Platt Talk About His Rugrats-Themed Birthday Party on THE TONIGHT SHOW!

Ben Platt stopped by The Tonight Show to celebrate his birthday and chat about his unintentionally terrifying sixth birthday party and a mortifying moment he experienced while performing The…

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The Book of Mormon celebrates 1000 performances in Australia! by Arts Review

The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, will this week celebrate a milestone, its 1000th performance in Australia on Friday 27…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Michael Urie, Nikki M. James & More Join Tony Kushner's A Bright Room Called Day at the Public Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorite Michael Urie (Torch Song, Grand Horizons) and Tony winner Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon, Twelfth Night) are among the newly announced company of the Public Theater's hi…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Smash Stars Krysta Rodriguez and Andy Mientus to Reunite at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

The Book of Mormon Tony winner Nikki M. James and upcoming Jagged Little Pill cast member Kathryn Gallagher will also appear.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Neil Patrick Harris to Star in Lythgoe Panto in Pasadena

Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) in association with the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, announces Jared Gertner (Broadway's The Book of Mormon) as Muddles, Garrett Clayton (Teen Beach Movie, Teen Bea…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

BWW TV Exclusive: Brigham Young University Alumni Bring It at Broadway Sessions

Broadway Sessions kicked off it's new season recently with a celebration of alumni of the formidable MDT (Music/Dance/Theatre) program at Brigham Young University. Clark Johnsen (The Book of…

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

‘Get a ticket while you can’: THE BOOK OF MORMON –Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Yes, The Book of Mormon is offensive with its liberal use of the swear words and the poking fun at religion, Aids and poverty is probably not for the easily offended. But it’s incredibly f…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Broadway: “Book of Mormon” Goes Back on Discount as Tickets Are Available in Quantities Most Nights by Roger Friedman

The unthinkable has happened again. “The Book of Mormon” is back on discount. Once the king of sold out shows, the Tony

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Around the U.S.A in 80 Musicals: Part V: The Rockies by JK

As the summer boils on... a trip to the crisp cool air and stunning vistas of the Rocky Mountains sounds like bliss to us! Can't get there? How about getting there via our favorite outlet fr…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

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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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Colin Donnell to Star in Almost Famous Musical at San Diego's Old Globe by Andy Lefkowitz

Colin Donnell is returning to the stage. The TV star of Chicago Med who has roots on Broadway will headline the new stage musical adaptation of Almost Famous at San Diego's Old Globe. The …

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Michael Arden to Direct 50th Anniversary Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Concert at Lincoln Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael Arden, the innovative director who earned a pair of Tony noms for his visionary takes on Once on This Island and Spring Awakening, has signed on to helm Manhattan Concert Productio…

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Tom Hiddleston on coming to Broadway with an act of Betrayal by Jessica Derschowitz

Marvel’s resident god of chaos is about to sow discord on a very different stage. Before he steps back into the role of Loki for the character’s eponymous Disney+ series, Tom Hiddleston …

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Watch Matt Doyle in ‘Single City (Remix)’ Music Video by Dan Meyer

The Spring Awakening and The Book of Mormon alum appears alongside songwriter Michael Mott.

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

VIDEO: THE BOOK OF MORMON Surpasses 42ND STREET as Broadway's 14th Longest Running Show

The Book of Mormon has officially surpassed the run of 42nd Street as Broadway's 14th running show, following today's 3,487th performance.

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The Book of Mormon Becomes the 14th Longest-Running Broadway Show by Mark Peikert

The cast of the Tony-winning musical celebrated with a special video.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

These 5 Book of Mormon songs are not for the faint-hearted

The Book for Mormon does for the prudish what seeing blood does for the squeamish; of course, there's also plenty of blood and guts to go around in this outrageous musical comedy by the crea…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Becoming a Bounty Hunter by Mo Brady

A conversation with Broadway Bounty Hunter’s Jasmine Forsberg and Jared Joseph by Craig Donnelly CRAIG DONNELLY: Hi g…

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Daniel J. Watts & More to Join Adrienne Warren in Tina—The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the Broadway transfer of the Olivier-nominated West End hit Tina—The Tina Turner Musical. The previously announced main-stem production will begin…

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Daniel J. Watts, Dawnn Lewis, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Myra Lucretia Taylor & More Join Adrienne Warren in TINA on Broadway

Additional casting has been announced for TINA a?" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL on Broadway! Along with the previously announced Adrienne Warren in the title role, TINA will star Daniel J. Watts …

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Alison Luff & Mark Evans Join Broadway's Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented stage alums Alison Luff and Mark Evans head back to Broadway on July 23, taking over the lead roles of Jenna and Dr. Pomatter in the hit musical Waitress. They replace Shoshana Bean…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Mark Evans to Join Broadway's Waitress as Dr. Pomatter by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark Evans is headed back to the stage in a Broadway hit. The New York and West End theater alum will don the stethoscope of Dr. Pomatter in the Tony-nominated musical Waitress beginning o…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! Brings Big Bucks in First Week of Previews by

Summer is officially here and audiences are packing in to Broadway houses to cool off from the heat. Moulin Rouge! had a great first week on Broadway bringing in $1,335,045.50 after only f…

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

Local actor goes cross-country with ‘Book of Mormon’ by Anne Gelhaus

Jacob Ben-Shmuel has been touring with “The Book of Mormon” for almost two years, but there’s no guarantee that audiences will see him as Elder Cunningham when Broadway San Jose stages…

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