Friday, September 13, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Broadway 'One' Songs by JK

Numbers. Numbers. Everywhere numbers! Palindrome week... For theater fans it might be, "a 5...6...7...8" or it might be the list of musical numbers in a musical's Playbill. This week's Frida…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

VIDEO: Ansel Elgort Found Out He Was Cast in WEST SIDE STORY From Steven Spielberg

Ansel Elgort stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about his upcoming film, The Goldfinch. During the interview, Colbert congratulated Elgort for landing the lead role of Ton…

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Ansel Elgort on the Surreal Phone Call from Steven Spielberg That Confirmed His Dream Gig in West Side Story by

Steven Spielberg's West Side Story film may be more than a year away, but Ansel Elgort has plenty to say about the highly anticipated remake. The 25-year-old actor sat down with Stephen Colb…

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Hear Ansel Elgort Sing a Snippet of ‘Officer Krupke’ From West Side Story by Dan Meyer

The star of Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film adaptation dropped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to discuss the film and his casting as Tony.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Dream Ballets and Breathtaking Showstoppers: Milestones in Broadway Dance by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

With West Side Story making its way back to Broadway in the 2019–2020 theater season, and with choreography being an integral part of how that story is told, it seems timely for us to look…

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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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Sunday, September 8, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Victoria Broyles by Zack Calhoon

VICTORIA BROYLES Graduated from East Carolina University in May 2014. Worked at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre for two summers as ASM: Shrek, Crazy for You, King and I, Les Miserables, Chic…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Five Jaw-Dropping Performances by Broadway’s New Maria, West Side Story Star Shereen Pimentel

Shereen Pimentel will play Maria in Broadway's new West Side Story, and we're already obsessed.

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

Ken LeRoy, Original Bernardo in WEST SIDE STORY, Dies at 92

BroadwayWorld has learned that Ken LeRoy recently passed away at age 92. No other details of his death are known at this time.

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Andréa Burns & Carolyn Mignini Join The Rose Tattoo, Starring Marisa Tomei by Lindsey Sullivan

Andréa Burns and Carolyn Mignini will join the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning 1951 play The Rose Tattoo. Burns will replace previously announced…

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CHICAGO: The Razzle Dazzle Broadway Musical by Arts Review

Sydney audiences currently have the opportunity to see two classic musicals, each one celebrated for its ground-breaking choreography which influenced the use of dance in generations of Broa…

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Photo Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY Marquee Goes Live on Broadway

Something great is coming! The classic Leonard Bernstein musical West Side Story is making its return to Broadway this winter directed by Ivo van Hove. We've got a first look at the mar…

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FROM DOWN UNDER: West Side Story in Sydney ★★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

One of the most iconic musicals of all time, this West Side Story is an explosion of colour and culture clashes which immerses all your senses at the Sydney Opera House. This heart wrenching…

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Cast Announced for West Side Story Choreographed by Hamilton’s Jon Rua by Adam Hetrick

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater production begins performances September 17.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

VIDEO: Get A First Look At WEST SIDE STORY Staged in 360 Degrees In Japan's Rotating Auditorium

BroadwayWorld has a first look at a new StageAround production of the legendary musical West Side Story which is currently on stage at IHI Stage Around Tokyo.

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Watch a Trailer for West Side Story Staged in a Rotating Auditorium by Dan Meyer

Performed in English and staged at IHI Stage Around Tokyo, the classic musicals is directed by David Saint and choreographed by Julio Monge.

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Zach Adkins Will Lead North Carolina Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY

North Carolina Theatre's production of West Side Story will be led by Broadway's Zach Adkins as Tony, opposite Addie Morales as Maria. West Side Story plays October 15-20 at Duke Energy Cent…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Video: WEST SIDE STORY Star Rachel Zegler Takes On A HAMILTON Tune!

Check out West Side Story star Rachel Zegler doing a cover of 'That Would Be Enough' from Hamilton! 

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

West Side Story by Arts Review

An acknowledged musical theatre masterpiece, West Side Story, along with a short list of other musicals you could count on one hand, pushed the boundaries of the form. This reworking of the …

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Learn How Musical Theater Celebrates the Music of Motown 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 audiences can learn all about how Motown m…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Bullying the Broadway Community by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady and Angela Tricarico Lara Spencer The theater comm…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Claudia Corrieri by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by David Urbanke) Claudia Corrieri is an artist based in New York, an alumni of University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins and Chelsea College of Art (Foundation &…

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The Shining Is Being Adapted for the Stage by Simon Stephens & Ivo van Hove by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winners Simon Stephens and Ivo van Hove are at work on a stage adaptation of Stephen King's dark 1977 novel The Shining, according to Forbes. The play is expected to debut in London'…

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#TBT: 2013's HBO Documentary Six By Sondheim by JK

This week's #TBT is likely a true throwback to most of you, as it should be for real theater fans. Sadly, it is all new to me. Somehow, the Peabody Award-winning HBO Documentary: Six by Son…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Today on Broadway: Thursday, August 22, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

“Little Shop” Casting Updates on Both Coasts, “Constitution” Gets Filmed, “The Simpsons” Parody “West Side Story” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, p…

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VIDEO: The Simpsons Releases WEST SIDE STORY Parody Featuring Donald Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley & Ilhan Omar

The Simpsons has released a new WEST SIDE STORY inspired promotional clip featuring Donald Trump in an 'America' parody number featuring Democratic Congress Women Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, …

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