Thursday, February 20, 2020

Annaleigh Ashford to Lead Comedy Pilot B Positive, with Ryan Murphy as Showrunner by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actress Annaleigh Ashford has been tapped to play the lead role in the CBS comedy series pilot B Positive, according to Deadline. The series is created by Marco Pennette and Ch…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Smash hit musical MAMMIA MIA! hits the Gold Coast in 2020 by Peter J Snee

Following a sell-out season of Broadway favourite – WICKED – last year, Matt Ward Entertainment today announced it will deliver

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Photo Flash: See Katie Rose Clarke and Noah Weisberg in DATE OF A LIFETIME

Abingdon Theatre Company (Chad Austin, Artistic Director) presented a one night only benefit performance of 'Date of a Lifetime' on February 17th a new musical with book and lyrics by Carl K…

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Photo Coverage: FROZEN's Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz and Ryan McCartan Take First Curtain Call

Frozen has welcomed a trio of new stars to the company beginning last night, Tuesday, February 18, 2020. McKenzie Kurtz makes her Broadway debut starring as Anna, Ciara Renée (Pippin, Big F…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

BWW TV: Broadway Sessions Belts It Out for Black History Month!

A few weeks ago over at Broadway Sessions we were joined by an incredible lineup of artists for our Black History Month Celebration! It was an amazing night full of beautiful moments from ev…

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BWW TV: Relive THE PRINCE OF EGYPT's Journey from Screen to Stage!

Performances are underway for THE PRINCE OF EGYPT- the new musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell), a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas) and based on t…

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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at FROZEN's New Cast Members; Plus Learn About the Changes Coming to Broadway

As it approaches its second anniversary on Broadway, Frozen will welcome a trio of new stars joining the company tonight, Tuesday, February 18, 2020. McKenzie Kurtz makes her Broadway debut …

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Let the Sun Shine On! Frozen Welcomes Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan by Andy Lefkowitz

Three new stars enter the Tony-nominated musical Frozen on February 18. Ciara Renée takes over as Elsa, with McKenzie Kurtz as Anna and Ryan McCartan as Hans. They replace Caissie Levy, Pa…

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Monday, February 17, 2020

First Look: Laura Pick as the new West End Elphaba in Wicked

The West End production team of Wicked have released a new set of production photos featuring new lead Laura Pick in an Ozmpolitan new look as Elphaba. The actress has officially taken ove…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Myra Lucretia Taylor Honors Friend and Actor, Reg E. Cathey by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and Me ***** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons February 17, 2020: Several times a year, British chanteuse Barb Jungr comes to New York City. On those occasions she lights up the cabaret stage like few other perfo…

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Best Audition Song Suggestions for 9 to 5 the Musical by Performerstuff

The Best Audition Song Suggestions for 9 to 5 the Musical Written by Tiffany Wilkie February 15, 2020 Hey, Y’all! Are you auditioning for the glorious and fun hit musical, 9 to 5, so…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘Wicked’ at the Hippodrome by Steve Charing

Hello, you munchkins out there. Do I have news for you! One of the most endearing and enduring Broadway musicals of all time, the touring production of “Wicked,” is making its fourth sto…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, February 14, 2020 by James Marino

WEST SIDE STORY Statement makes it worse, DOUBTFIRE / HANGMEN / WICKED / VISITOR casting updates, THE WAR OF THE ROSES and MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS @ Ogunquit, van Hove and Mayer go to the Opera…

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Wake Up With BWW 2/14: Lindsay Pearce and Sam Gravitte Join WICKED, and More!

Today's top stories: Lindsay Pearce and Sam Gravitte join Wicked, and more!

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Lindsay Pearce Will Fly into Broadway's Wicked as Elphaba; Sam Gravitte to Take Over as Fiyero by Andy Lefkowitz

This pair is about to get mighty popular! Lindsay Pearce, an alum of The Glee Project, and Sam Gravitte, a former Wicked understudy, will take over the roles of Elphaba and Fiyero in the sma…

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Lindsay Pearce to make Broadway debut as Elphaba by Caitlin Huston

Lindsay Pearce will make her Broadway debut in the role of Elphaba in “Wicked” in late February.  Pearce will assume the role from Hannah Corneau, who plays her final performance on Feb…

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Glee Alum Lindsay Pearce to Defy Gravity in Wicked by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Actress Lindsay Pearce first gained international recognition when she achieved second place on the television reality series The Glee Project. Among her competitive songs on the program was…

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13 Videos of Glee Alum and Broadway’s New Elphaba, Wicked Star Lindsay Pearce, Singing the House Down

Lindsay Pearce has gone from The Glee Project to Wicked on Broadway, and we are losing ourselves in her incredible voice with these 13 videos.

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Breaking: Lindsay Pearce and Sam Gravitte Will Be WICKED's New Elphaba & Fiyero

The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre this month. Beginning Tuesday, February 25, Lindsay Pearce will assume the role of Elphaba and Sam Gravi…

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Glee Alum Lindsay Pearce and Sam Gravitte to Star in Wicked on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The two join the company as Elphaba and Fiyero this month.

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Wicked Welcomes Two New Broadway Stars to Oz

Current costars Hannah Corneau and Jake Boyd will depart the cast on February 23.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Wicked's Talia Suskauer on How She Built Up the Stamina to Play Elphaba Every Night on Tour by Ryan Gilbert

After making her Broadway debut in Joe Tracz and Joe Iconis' Audience Choice Award-winning musical Be More Chill, Talia Suskauer is now starring as Elphaba in the long-running North American…

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Patti Murin is Ready to Pass the Frozen Torch to the Next Anna by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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#MyBroadwayThing: Special Edition Playbills by JK

I haven't shared a #MyBroadwayThing in awhile, but after a recent purchase, I realized I had another one. That purchase was a copy of the Special Edition Playbill for Moulin Rouge! I was li…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Ruth Negga crowns herself a brooding prince in Hamlet: Review by Allison Adato

If a director of Hamlet wants to signal to a contemporary audience that “something is rotten in the State,” she could hardly find a more efficient shorthand than to evoke the Trump famil…

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Idina Menzel & the Other Oscars Elsas But as Elphabas

Did you know half the Elsas onstage at the Oscars also starred as Elphabas in Wicked?

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Circus Oz return their wicked and bodacious shows for comedy festival by Peter J Snee

At the 2020 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Circus Oz will bring back their critically acclaimed shows – an amped-up evolution

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Idina Menzel to Be Joined by Nine More Elsas for Oscars Performance of Frozen 2's 'Into the Unknown' by Andy Lefkowitz

Idina Menzel will be in good company at Sunday's Academy Awards. Nine additional women who have voiced the role of Frozen 2's Elsa will join the Tony-winning star for a performance of the Os…

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Watch Miss Saigon Tour Leading Man Anthony Festa Perform His Gravity-Defying Rendition of 'Why God Why' by Lindsey Sullivan

Anthony Festa is leading the Miss Saigon national tour as Chris, an American G.I. who falls for Kim (played by Emily Bautista) during the Vietnam War. He showed off his powerful pipes when h…

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Kelli O'Hara, Laura Benanti & Megan Hilty to Launch New Concert Series at Feinstein's/54 Below by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of Broadway favorites have been selected to inaugurate Feinstein's/54 Below's new Diamond Series, which will feature concert-length performances at the midtown venue. Tony winners Kel…

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