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3 hrs ago |

Last Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Daniel Quadrino

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway this coming Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! Throughout the week, we continue the Newsies love by bringing you favorite memories from a slew of the current and past stars of the show! One of my favorite memories of Newsies is the day I found out I was ... (more)


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7 hrs ago | Playbill

Casting Complete for National Tour of Tony-Winning Nice Work If You Can Get It

Casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of the Gershwin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It , which will launch Sept.


Related Topix: Nice Work If You Can Get It, Costa Mesa, CA, Mesa, CA

7 hrs ago |

Alex Enterline and Mariah MacFarlane Set to Lead Nice Work If You Can ...

Casting and dates have been announced for the upcoming national tour of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT.


Related Topix: Nice Work If You Can Get It, Recreational Vehicle, Award

9 hrs ago |

Julie Taymor's a Midsummer Night's Dream Set to Premiere at Tiff 9/8

After enrapturing theatre goers during it's 2013 New York stage run, legendary theatre and film director Julie Taymor brings her sumptuous production of William Shakespeare 's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to the screen in a unique cinematic theatrical experience.


Related Topix: The Tempest, Drama Movies, Canada, Horror Movies, War Movies, Titus, New York, The Lion King

9 hrs ago |

Patrick Page Returns to 54 Below for Encore Performance of 'Good to Be Bad', 8/27

After a 54 Below debut in January that the New York Post's Michael Riedel called "sensational", "mesmerizing" and "it brought down the house!", Patrick Page , recently of Casa Valentina, AND BROADWAY'S LEADING BAD GUY returns for an encore performance AT 54 BELOW! Specializing in spectacular characters FROM THE DARK SIDE - The Green Goblin in ... (more)


Related Topix: Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

11 hrs ago | This Is South Devon

40 years on... tribute production brings music of Abba to stage...

IT'S 40 years since the Abba classic Waterloo was released and it's fair to say the music of the supergroup is still going strong.


Related Topix: ABBA, Pop/Rock, Priscilla Queen of the Desert

11 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Sky's no limit for Liam

THE boy who played Oliver at Salisbury City Hall at the tender age of 11 is now starring in Mamma Mia in London's West End.


Related Topix: Mamma Mia!

13 hrs ago | The Day

Nice guy Andrew Rannells channels his inner Hedwig

Andrew Rannells says he never dreamed of becoming a rock star while growing up. What he hoped for was a part on Broadway.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), The Book of Mormon, Celebrities, Robert De Niro

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Times Herald

Kids will stage Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Foolishness and folly will be a part of the evening as Blue Water Area kids perform an updated adaptation of a William Shakespeare play this weekend in Port Huron.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Port Huron, MI, Theater, Arts

The Almaden Resident

'Wicked' comes to San Jose Aug. 27-Sept. 14

Emma Hunton will portray Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, in the San Jose premiere of the Broadway musical 'Wicked,' set to open on Aug. 27 at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts.


Related Topix: Wicked, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Animated TV, Children TV, The Wizard of Oz, Entertainment, Television


Wicked diva tells her story

Musical theatre starlet Amanda Harrison is back in Perth for her one- woman show which proves life as a performer isn't all red carpets and standing ovations.


Related Topix: Wicked

The Columbus Dispatch

Former Upper Arlington resident makes joyful return to Broadway in Newsies

" Look at me: I'm the king of New York Suddenly I'm respectable Staring right at'cha, Lousy with sta'cha" - Lyrics to King of New York , a song from Newsies She's still far away from being the king of New York, but former Columbus resident Molly Jobe certainly feels like a queen-in-the-making as she nears the end of her enjoyable six-month latest ... (more)


Related Topix: Newsies, Upper Arlington, OH, Columbus, OH

Cast Announced for Propeller Theatre's Pocket Dream Uk Tour, Beginning Sept 8

Casting has been announced for Pocket Dream, a sixty minute version of Propeller's critically-acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.


Related Topix: A Midsummer Night's Dream


Kerry Ellis on Getting Green Again for London's Wicked, Her Rocker Chick Image and Going Solo

'Once I got back into the rehearsal room and on to the stage, something clicked; it was as if I'd never left.'


Related Topix: Wicked, Musical Theater, Arts, Theater

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Watch Norm Lewis as Broadway's first African-American 'Phantom'

On May 12 of this year, Norm Lewis became the first-ever African-American actor to take on the lead role of The Phantom of the Opera on the Great White Way.


Related Topix: The Phantom of the Opera, Porgy and Bess


Watch Matt Doyle Sing Moving Covers of "Make You Feel My Love" and "Man in the Mirror"

Matt Doyle , who was last seen on Broadway in The Book of Mormon and recently starred in the title role of Off-Broadway's Jasper in Deadland , performed moving, stripped-down covers of Bob Dylan's "Make You Feel My Love" and Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror" at his recent 54 Below engagement.


Related Topix: The Book of Mormon, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

Cast Announced for 'Buddy! the Buddy Holly Story' at the Winter Garden Theatre

Before The Beatles, Dylan, Hendrix or Cobain, there was Buddy! Nu Musical Productions is proud to present BUDDY! THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY with a Canadian company of established and emerging musical theatre artists including: Troy Adams ; Danny Balkwill ; Susan Dunstan ; Zachary Knowles ; Judy Kovacs ; Dana Jean Phoenix ; Jay T. Schramek ; Kent ... (more)


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Buddy, Pop/Rock, Rock-N-Roll, Ringo Starr, Mamma Mia!

KTXL-TV Sacramento

Enter to Win a Pair of Tickets to Jersey Boys

JERSEY BOYS , is the TonyA , GrammyA and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi.


Related Topix: Jersey Boys, Oldies, The Four Seasons

an Evening with Chester Gregory Comes to 54 Below This Weekend

Back by popular demand! Join Chester and Grammy award-winning composer Rob Lewis in an exclusive one-of-a-kind evening! Broadway knows Chester from his roles in Sister Act, Dreamgirls, Hairspray, Tarzan, Cry-Baby, Shrek the Musical and many others, but this August get up close and personal with Chester and prepare to go on a musical journey ... (more)


Related Topix: Sister Act, Jackie Wilson, Soul

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Broadway to big screen

In the last decade Hollywood and New York have gone hand in jazz hand. Here are a few films which have gotten the silver screen treatment over the past decade.


Related Topix: Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Celebrities, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger, Richard Gere, Chicago, Drama Movies, Rent, Musical Movies