Friday, December 13, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Things About 13 by JK

Being that it is Friday the 13th, I felt it only appropriate that this week's Friday 5 is dedicated to the 2008 Broadway musical 13. When I started looking into it, I was really interested …

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite in Opening Number from BC/EFA's Red Bucket Follies!

This year's opening number was a sparkling celebration of the more than 200 actors making their Broadway debuts this season. The performance featured 60 newcomers, from a bevy of Broadway's …

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Gizel Jiménez, Kristolyn Lloyd, Manu Narayan & More to Join Mario Cantone in Bliss at 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the brand-new musical Bliss, slated to make its world premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre this winter. The previously announced tuner, directed by Tony nominee S…

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Aimie Atkinson & Danny Mac to Star in London Premiere of Pretty Woman: The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

The London debut staging of Pretty Woman: The Musical has found its romantic leads. Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac will star as Vivian and Edward in the previously announced West End transfer,…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Watch Idina Menzel Sing New Holiday Song ‘At This Table’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Frozen star and Wicked Tony winner recently released her new album Christmas: A Season of Love.

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Ain't Too Proud Breaks the Imperial Theatre Box Office Record by Lindsey Sullivan

The weather may be chilly, but Ain't Too Proud is certainly heating up Broadway. The production set a new box office record at the Imperial Theatre for the week ending December 8 with $1,710…

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Tom Fetner To Make Broadway Debut as Fiyero in WICKED

Tom Fetner, who will be starring in Ron Howard's Spy vs. Spy, will be making his broadway debut as Fiyero in Wicked the Musical. He will be doing a 14 week run, starting June 2nd, 2020 and e…

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Arielle Jacobs, Jason Gotay, Julia Murney & More Join Between the Lines Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting has been announced for Between the Lines, a new musical based on the acclaimed novel by Jodi Picoult and her daughter Samantha van Leer. Arielle Jacobs will star in the off-Broadway …

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Breaking: Jason Gotay, Arielle Jacobs & More Will Star in BETWEEN THE LINES Musical

Producer Daryl Roth announced today full casting for the new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines . The production will star Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin, Wicked), Jason Gotay (Evita, Bring It …

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Wicked Star Jackie Burns Will Teach Master Class by Andrew Gans

The audition seminar in New York City will also feature voice teacher Donna Reid.

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Samantha Barks to star as Elsa in Frozen in the West End

It was possibly the biggest role to be filled and finally, it has been announced! There’s no doubt that after both the success of the Frozen franchise, the animated movies and shorts from …

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Joey McIntyre to Star in Dion Musical The Wanderer at Paper Mill Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Joey McIntyre is headed back to the stage in a new musical. The former New Kids on the Block member who recently appeared on Broadway in Waitress will headline the world premiere musical The…

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Five Burning Questions with Waitress Star Katharine McPhee

Katharine McPhee talks about her journey with Waitress, closing out the Broadway run, the realities of fame, and her Wicked/Smash fantasy.

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Photo Flash: Get a Look at Costume Sketches From THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT has released the first costume sketches by the Tony Award®-winning Broadway designer Ann Hould-Ward. The new stage musical, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wi…

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Full casting announced for Rags The Musical at the Park Theatre in London

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, alongside Joseph Houston and William Whelton for the Hope Mill Theatre, have announced full casting for their upcoming highly-anticipated London reviv…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Looking for Regional Gigs? Aida, The Minutes, Wicked, and More Are Casting by Playbill Staff

Find your next Equity job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Beetlejuice & Tina Break House Records Over Thanksgiving Week by

The Thanksgiving holiday week brought in a number of theatergoers to New York City, and they had only the best taste among the shows appearing on the boards. Two musicals in particular reac…

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Idina Menzel Revisits Rent with a Moving Performance of 'Seasons of Love' on Strictly Come Dancing by

Idina Menzel offered up a special treat during a recent appearance on the BBC talent-competition program Strictly Come Dancing. The Tony-winning Wicked star, who made her Broadway debut wit…

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

The Wizard of Oz review – thrilling staging, tremendous performances by Mark Fisher

Leeds PlayhouseDorothy turns eco-warrior, seeking justice in an unjust world, in this visually exciting production of the children’s classic Check out the internet theory that Greta Thunbe…

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Spotlight on Broadway Celebrates Oz: Donna Murphy as The Wicked Witch of the West

Chart the career of Tony Award winner Donna Murphy and see all new photos of her as the Wicked Witch from our Broadway Celebrates Oz series.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 11/24/2019: Plenty to be Thankful For

Last week, grosses were down just slightly with a 2% dip. Family favorites fared best last week with Wicked, The Lion King, and Frozen showing the biggest increases. Coming off recent openin…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

London Theatre News Today: Monday 25 November by Hira Desai

Check out our daily news roundup including some exciting news from the sensational West End hit, Wicked and Robert Icke's, The Doctor. The post London Theatre News Today: Monday 25 November…

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West End Wicked musical extends its booking period at The Apollo Victoria

It has just been announced today that Wicked, the West End's 13th longest-running show, has extended its booking period through to November 2020. The hit prequel-midquel-sequel to The Wiz…

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Revisiting Wicked – Keeping a long running musical fresh by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham revisits the London production of Wicked the musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre some thirteen years after its London debut at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and r…

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Listen to Footprints in the Sand, the newest song from The Prince Of Egypt by Gabi Bergman

One of the most beloved and acclaimed animated movies of all time, The Prince of Egypt is set to make its West End premiere in February 2020. The following is taken from the The Prince of E…

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Fortified by Arts Review

A solid cabaret format performance from Amity Dry and Jamie Burgess who were both clad in army camouflage. Amity, leggy in a short Safari suit with detachable webbing detail paired with wick…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Lotteries to be held for 'Wicked' tickets by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Show returns to the Fox next month.

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Why Is Josh Gad’s Idina Menzel Impression Cockney? by Dan Meyer

The Tony nominee and voice of Frozen 2’s Olaf does his best to emulate the Rent and Wicked star.

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What Does Barbra Streisand Think of Kristin Chenoweth’s Cover of ‘The Way We Were’? by Dan Meyer

The Wicked star also revealed the best and worst parts of working on Broadway while on Watch What Happens Live.

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Watch Idina Menzel’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Acceptance Speech by Andrew Gans

The Wicked Tony winner and her Frozen co-star Kristen Bell were honored November 19.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

New Australian Musical to have World premiere at Hayes Theatre by Peter J Snee

To kick off Hayes Theatre Co’s 2020 season, 100 Coffees Productions and Neil Gooding Productions are thrilled to announce the World Premiere of the new musical, The Life of Us. Directed by…

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