Friday, October 18, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Musicals Based on Children's/Young Adult Novels by JK

With this week's opening of The Lightning Thief, we though we'd take a Friday 5 look five of our favorite (and not so favorite) shows based on other young adult/children's novels. How many …

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Tony Winner Idina Menzel Releases Christmas: A Season of Love October 18 by Andrew Gans

The Wicked star will offer several holiday concerts following the release of her latest solo recording.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Serino Coyne Theatrical Ad Agency Names Matt Upshaw New CEO by Greg Evans

Serino Coyne, the live entertainment advertising and marketing agency with a roster of major Broadway clients including Wicked, Dear Evan Hansen, Ain’t Too Proud and The Tony Awards, today…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Playwrights Horizons Sets Casting for Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Playwrights Horizons Sets Casting for Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place Casting is here for The Thin Place, a new play by Tony-nom…

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London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 16 October by Kitty Underwood

So much going on today! From Wicked to The Girl Who Fell to The Play That Goes Wrong and more... We've got the latest news and pics from theatreland for you The post London Theatre News Toda…

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London’s Wicked Will Welcome New Boq by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

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Nicholas McLean to join Wicked West End cast as Boq

It’s been 13 years since this iconic production opened at the West End’s Apollo Victoria following the huge success the spellbinding show had on Broadway. Since then, the show has conti…

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Nicholas McLean takes over as Boq in Wicked from 20 January

New casting alert for WICKED! There's a brand-new Boq in Oz in the new year. Welcome to Nicholas McLean. Do you know who else is in the current cast of this long-running blockbuster?

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Broadway Grosses: To Kill a Mockingbird Continues to Break Its Own Box Office Record by Lindsey Sullivan

Audiences have less than a month to catch Jeff Daniels in To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, and they are certainly flocking to the Shubert Theatre to do so before there is a casting chang…

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Laura Benanti To Host Broadway Stands Up For Freedom Gala For ACLU

Tony Award-winning actress LAURA BENANTI (My Fair Lady) has been announced to host and perform at the 17th annual BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM concert on Monday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. at…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Photo Flash: Viva Broadway Wraps Up EL CONJUNTO Concert Series

Take a look inside the final Viva Broadway's 'El Conjunto' Concert Series which featured Khris Davis (Sweat, FX's “Atlanta”), Robin de Jesus (The Boys in the Band, In the Heights), Alexi…

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From Hello, Dolly! to Wicked, See the Ensemblist Celebrate Broadway’s Double Swings by Marc J. Franklin

Continuing with its series spotlighting Broadway’s unsung heroes, the popular platform paid to tribute to the performers who swung in two musical in one season.

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From Mean Girls to Wicked, See the Ensemblist Celebrate Broadway’s Double Swings by Marc J. Franklin

Continuing with its series spotlighting Broadway’s unsung heroes, the popular platform paid to tribute to the performers who swung in two musical in one season.

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Santino Fontana!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz about Judy Collins' 1967 album 'Wildflowers.' They also discuss Joni Mi…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Hadestown Standout Afra Hines on Being Inspired by Savion Glover, Wicked and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Afra Hines is a standout ensemble member (and Persephone understudy) in the Tony-winning Hadestown, which marks her seventh Broadway production. Growing up in both Miami and Framingham, Mass…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The wicked weed Audrey II is hungry and back on both U.S. coasts by Joe Dziemianowicz - Bloomberg

‘Little Shop of Horrors,’ which morphed into a movie in 1986, continues to be a staple at high schools (it’s on the list of the top 10 most produced in 2019) as well as community and r…

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Riley Costello Pretended to Be Elphaba in His Garage & Now He's Boq in Wicked on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Riley Costello in Wicked (Photo: Joan Marcus) When Riley Costello first heard the Wicked cast recording almost sixteen years ago he was immediately hooked, and now he's going to the Ozdust…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Riley Costello of Wicked by Broadway.com

Riley Costello stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about playing Boq in Wicked and more with Beth Stevens.

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Idina Menzel to Celebrate New Album with Carnegie Hall Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

We couldn't imagine a better way to ring in the holiday season. Tony-winning Wicked original Idina Menzel has announced a wintertime concert event to toast the release of her new album Chr…

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Joe Mantello Named Recipient of 2019 Mr. Abbott Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Veteran director-actor Joe Mantello will be honored by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation with the 2019 Mr. Abbott Award. Presented for a lifetime of outstanding contribution…

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Will Swenson & Quentin Earl Darrington Join Eden Espinosa & More in BKLYN Reunion Concert

Today, producers Eden Espinosa, Bridget Elise Yingling, Scott Prisand, Doug Feurring and Jana Shea announced additional stars for the one-night-only 15th Anniversary reunion concert o…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Stephen Schwartz!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz about Judy Collins' 1967 album 'Wildflowers.' They also discuss Joni Mi…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Listen to Renee Rapp Sing “World Burn” from Mean Girls by Broadway Direct

Watch the new "World Burn" music video ft. our queen, Renee Rapp. “Broadway has waited a long time for Tina Fey’s talent. At last she’s here” (The New York Times). Directed by Casey …

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Nina Grollman, Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe & More Will Join To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of new stars will step into the acclaimed Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird this fall. The fresh cast will begin performances on November 5 at the Shubert Theatre…

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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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Kristin Chenoweth and The Lion King's JD McCrary sing 'For Good' in exclusive clip by Samantha Highfill

No network celebrates Halloween like Freeform. Along with its 31 Nights of Halloween programming — complete with A LOT of showings of Hocus Pocus — the network puts together a 31 Nights …

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

WICKED Celebrates 16 Years on Broadway; Get Access to a Special Ticket Package Including a Swag Bag, Photo With the Cast, and More!

Wicked is celebrating its Sweet Sixteen! On October 30, Wicked will celebrate sixteen years on Broadway.

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Book Feature: Jake Brennan’s “Disgraceland” — A Wicked Exposé of Popular Music’s Psychopaths by Peg Aloi

Jake Brennan’s unique blend of humor and horror generates very entertaining stories about some of the most shocking crimes committed by various icons of rock, pop, and punk music. The post…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Concert Engagement For the Girls by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for Kristin Chenoweth's upcoming Broadway concert engagement For the Girls. The beloved Tony-winning star will play a limited run of the show at the Nederlander Thea…

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