Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Standing at Zero: Hamilton's Ryan Vasquez by JK

So, why "Standing at Zero"? You know the numbers across the front of the stage? Zero is center, and we are putting one performer front and center. This month's honoree is a true utility play…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

BWW Interview: Eden Espinosa Talks FALSETTOS on Tour and More! by Brett Burger

Being the theatre fan that I am, was beyond ecstatic when I read that the Eden Espinosa would be in the production. If I had a dollar for every time I watched the various performances of her…

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A Private London Reading Will Be Held For THE PRINCE OF EGYPT by BroadwayWorld

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the new stage musical based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film and featuring the Academy Award-winning song When You Believe, is holding a private reading in Lo…

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Further Casting Set for London Premiere of The Light in the Piazza Starring Renée Fleming & Dove Cameron by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the highly anticipated London-debut production of Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas' six-time Tony-winning musical The Light in the Piazza. The new s…

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Michael McCormick Is the New 'Wonderful' Wizard of Wicked on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway veteran Michael McCormick steps into the hit musical Wicked for the first time on February 18. He takes over the role of The Wizard from Kevin Chamberlin, who played his final perfo…

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Broadway’s Wicked Welcomes a New Wizard February 18 by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Megan Hilty to Headline Goodman Theatre’s Starstruck Gala by Adam Hetrick

The Smash and Wicked star will perform Broadway hits and standards at the Fairmont Chicago.

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Stephen Schwartz Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music by BroadwayWorld

Stephen Schwartz has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with WarnerChappell Music WCM, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. The composer of hit musicals Godspell, Pippin, and…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Kara Lindsay Will Return to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Happy days are here again! Kara Lindsay is returning to the cast of Beautiful. The talented star will again take on the role of Cynthia Weil beginning on March 14 at the Stephen Sondhei…

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‘A thought provoking and intense piece of theatre’: What’s being said about Sunrise for the Blind on Twitter? by Featured Content

"Fantastic", "excellent", "wicked" - all words that have been used by audiences who have seen Sunrise for the Blind at the Tristan Bates Theatre and have leaped onto social media to share th…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Wicked Welcomes McCormick and Jiminez by Mark A. Robinson

The Broadway production of Wicked is about to welcome two new cast members at the Gershwin Theatre. Broadway veteran Michael McCormick will succeed Kevin Chamberlin in the role of The Wonder…

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Michael McCormick and Gizel Jiménez to Journey to Oz in WICKED This Spring by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre this spring. Beginning Monday, February 18, Michael McCormick will assume the role of The Wizard. Gizel …

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Words Fail as Dear Evan Hansen's Jennifer Laura Thompson Receives a Sardi's Portrait by Caitlin Moynihan

She found a map and it led her to Sardi's! Dear Evan Hansen original cast member Jennifer Laura Thompson received a Sardi's portrait on February 12 in honor of her incredible career.…

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Wicked Will Welcome Michael McCormick & Gizel Jiménez to Broadway Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A pair of celebrated stage talents are stepping into the hit Broadway musical Wicked for the first time. On February 18, Michael McCormick will take over the role of The Wizard from Kevin Ch…

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Michael McCormick and Gizel Jiménez to Join Broadway Cast of Wicked by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Idina Menzel to Headline Kennedy Center Gala by Adam Hetrick

The Wicked and Frozen star will perform during the April 3 gala, Celebrating the Human Spirit.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Football Legend Tiki Barber Gives Kinky Boots a Box Office Boost by Broadway.com

Over the past couple weeks, audiences have been treated to a unique talent onstage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where New York Giants legend Tiki Barber has taken over as Don in Kinky …

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Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway to Perform at Sony Hall by Adam Hetrick

Broadway With the Callaways will feature songs from Funny Girl, Cats, West Side Story, Wicked, and more.

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Today on Broadway: Monday, February 11, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Actors’ Equity and Broadway League Reach Deal to End Strike, “Be More Chill” and “Kiss Me Kate” Begin Previews this Week, “Wicked” Movie Pus…

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

‘Wicked: The Movie’ Dream Cast by Gabriel Mero

Since 2003, the musical adaption of Gregory Maguire’s hit novel “Wicked: the Lives and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West” has mystified fans worldwide. The musical tell…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Thank Goodness! WICKED Movie Gets 2021 Holiday Release Date; Stephen Daldry To Direct by Alexa Criscitiello

Universal Pictures musical film adaptation of Wicked has set its sights on the the 2021 Christmas season and is currently slated to open on December 22, 2021

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BWW Interview: Donna Vivino Talks Summer Program for Students JOURNEY TO BROADWAY by Julie Musbach

Donna Vivino is Broadway vet with a career starting at age 8 when she took the stage in Les Miserables. Since then she's thrilled audiences in Wicked, Hairspray, Saturday Night Fever, and mo…

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'Wicked' movie musical to fly into theaters Christmas 2021

The winds have changed again for the long-awaited movie version of the hit musical "Wicked." Universal Pictures says Friday that the film will land in theaters on Dec. 22, 2021. It had origi…

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Jennifer Laura Thompson & Michael Park Set for Star-Packed Reading of Into the Wild Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Into the Wild could soon be seen singing out on Broadway. A new musical is in development based on Jon Krakauer's bestselling 1996 nonfiction book and 2007 film, with a private…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Michael Campayno ‘Chers’ His Broadway Journey by Joy

Michael Campayno’s Broadway journey is a pretty magical tale. While still in college, he was cast in The Sound of Music Live! and then went on to star in Wicked as Fiyero. Now he’s tackl…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wicked Alumni to Sing Birds of Paradise at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Dan Meyer

Julia Murney, Alex Wyse, and Brittney Johnson are among those who will appear in the March 18 event.

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Murney, Kudisch, Wyse, and More Join BIRDS OF PARADISE At Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

One of Off-Broadway's most beloved cult musicals, BIRDS OF PARADISE, will return to New York City, with a star-studded Broadway cast, many from the hit musical WICKED, at Feinstein's54 Below…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, February 5- Happy Birthday, Alex Brightman by Alexa Criscitiello

Alex Brightmanreceived Tony, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for his performance as Dewey Finn inAndrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock. Other Broadway credits include…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Broadway Grosses: True West Rides into the Spotlight by Broadway.com

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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New Kids on the Block's Joey McIntyre Returns to Broadway in Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

He's got the right stuff! Joey McIntyre, the talented star who rose to fame as part of the '80s boy band New Kids on the Block, returns to Broadway on February 4 as Dr. Pomatter in W…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

BWW Interview: Natalie McQueen Talks 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL by Marianka Swain

Natalie McQueen's past work includes Kinky Boots,Wicked,Les MiserablesandMurder Ballad. She's now starring as Doralee - Dolly Parton's role in the film version - in9 to 5 the Musical, curren…

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