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The Theater People Podcast Releases Live Show with Laura Osnes, Ellyn Marie MarshThe Theater People Podcast Releases Live Show with Laura Osnes, Ellyn Marie Marsh
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

On Monday January 26, 2015, the Theater People Podcast will release their 30th episode which was recorded live at Fontana's Bar in New York City as part of the NYC Podfest. For the event, Theater People welcomed back two time Tony nominee Laura Osnes (CINDERELLA, BONNIE & CLYDE) and KINKY BOOTS favorite Ellyn Marie Marsh. Laura talked about life after CINDERELLA, the roles she auditioned for but didn't get to play, starring in the upcoming CAROUSEL, raps Lin-Manuel Miranda style, and cruises hilariously through a lightening round. Ellyn Marie Marsh performs a hilarious excerpt from her sold out 54 Below debut solo show 'Inappropriate.' (more...)

Breaking News: Chilina Kennedy Will Succeed Tony Winner Jessie Mueller in Broadway's BEAUTIFUL This Spring!Breaking News: Chilina Kennedy Will Succeed Tony Winner Jessie Mueller in Broadway's BEAUTIFUL This Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that Award-winning Canadian actress Chilina Kennedy, who made her Broadway debut as 'Mary Magdalene' in Jesus Christ Superstar, has nabbed the title role in Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, the smash hit musical about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter. Kennedy begins performances on March 7, 2015, succeeding Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller, who will play her final performance in Beautiful on March 6 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street). (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Anika Larsen's SING YOU TO SLEEP is ComfortingBWW CD Reviews: Anika Larsen's SING YOU TO SLEEP is Comforting
by David Clarke - Jan 14, 2015

Currently wowing audiences eight times a week as the sassy and tenacious Cynthia Weil in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, Anika Larsen recently released her debut solo album, SING YOU TO SLEEP. Sprinkling in subdued jazz, Anika Larsen invites us to loosen our ties, kick off our shoes, and cuddle up with her gentle crooning as we listen to the deliciously soothing SING ME TO SLEEP. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Earth's Still Movin'- BEAUTIFUL Celebrates One Year on Broadway!Photo Coverage: Earth's Still Movin'- BEAUTIFUL Celebrates One Year on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 14, 2015

The cast of the Tony Award-winning hit Beautiful just celebrated the show's one year anniversary with a celebratory curtain call and cake. Since opening on Broadway on January 12, 2014, Beautiful has broken all box office records at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, where it recently became the highest grossing production in the theatre's history. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the festivities below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: London Cast of BEAUTIFUL Wishes Broadway Company a Happy First Anniversary!STAGE TUBE: London Cast of BEAUTIFUL Wishes Broadway Company a Happy First Anniversary!
by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2015

The London cast of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical sent a video message, including a performance of 'You've Got a Friend,' to the Broadway company ahead of their one year anniversary - check it out below! (more...)

BEAUTIFUL Podcast Featuring Cast Album Commentary Now AvailableBEAUTIFUL Podcast Featuring Cast Album Commentary Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Ghostlight Records announced today that a podcast containing exclusive commentary from cast members of the Tony Award-winning hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical is now available for download. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes The Ensemblist's Brady, LanzaroneTheater People Podcast Welcomes The Ensemblist's Brady, Lanzarone
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

For the current episode of the Theater People Podcast, host Patrick Hinds interviews Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone, hosts of 'The Ensemblist' Podcast. The episode concludes with section of 'The Ensemblist' episode In Tech. Mo and Nikka are both Broadway performers in their own right--Mo is an THE ADDAMS FAMILY alum and Nikka was seen in WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN and as Velma Kelly in CHICAGO. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes WICKED, GODSPELL, DOGFIGHT's Lindsay MendezTheater People Podcast Welcomes WICKED, GODSPELL, DOGFIGHT's Lindsay Mendez
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 28, 2014

On Monday, December 29, Theater People podcast welcomes beloved Broadway belter, Lindsay Mendez. Mendez, who is well known for having taken on the role of Elphaba in the Broadway mega-hit WICKED for the show's 10th anniversary, made her Broadway debut as Jan in the 2007 Kathleen Marshall helmed GREASE. She was seen on Broadway in the 2010 Roundabout Theater production of EVERYDAY RAPTURE, as well as the 2011 Broadway revival of GODSPELL before being hand picked by famed director Joe Mantello to star in the off-Broadway Pasek and Paul musical DOGFIGHT at Second Stage. She also memorably appeared alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda in Miranda's short musical 21 CHUMP STREET which was commissioned by the NPR show 'This American Life' and performed at BAM. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: December 13-19THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: December 13-19
by Louisa Brady - Dec 19, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include coverage of HAMILTON rehearsals, the NYC workshop of Sara Bareillis's new musical WAITRESS, Imelda Staunton in GYPSY, and more! (more...)

Broadway's BEAUTIFUL to Hold National Open Casting Calls This WinterBroadway's BEAUTIFUL to Hold National Open Casting Calls This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that they will be holding a nationwide open casting call for the most sought-after role on Broadway, the title role in Beautiful -The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter. The show's casting directors will hold an open call for 'Carole King' at New York City's Ripley Grier Studios (520 Eighth Avenue) on Friday, January 16, 2015 and will also search nationally for Caroles and other cast members for the Broadway, touring and international productions of the smash hit musical. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller, Jarrod Spector & Anika Larsen Perform at Apple Store SohoPhoto Coverage: BEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller, Jarrod Spector & Anika Larsen Perform at Apple Store Soho
by Walter McBride - Dec 17, 2014

The stars of the Broadway smash hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, just discussed their Grammy Nominated Originally Broadway Cast Recording at the Apple Store Soho (103 Princes Street, NYC) on yesterday, December 16. Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller was joined by her Tony Award nominated co-stars Anika Larsen and Jarrod Spector ('Cynthia Weil' and 'Barry Mann') and Musical DirectorJason Howland for a performance and discussion moderated by journalist Suzy Evans (a contributor to Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times and more). BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photo coverage of the performances below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jessie Mueller, Jarrod Spector & Anika Larsen Talk BEAUTIFUL at Apple Store SohoPhoto Coverage: Jessie Mueller, Jarrod Spector & Anika Larsen Talk BEAUTIFUL at Apple Store Soho
by Walter McBride - Dec 17, 2014

The stars of the Broadway smash hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, just discussed their Grammy Nominated Originally Broadway Cast Recording at the Apple Store Soho (103 Princes Street, NYC) on yesterday, December 16. Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller was joined by her Tony Award nominated co-stars Anika Larsen and Jarrod Spector ('Cynthia Weil' and 'Barry Mann') and Musical Director Jason Howland for a performance and discussion moderated by journalist Suzy Evans (a contributor to Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times and more). BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL Talk Grammy Nominated Album Today at the Apple Store SohoJessie Mueller, Cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL Talk Grammy Nominated Album Today at the Apple Store Soho
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing welcome the stars of the Broadway smash hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, to discuss their Grammy Nominated Originally Broadway Cast Recording at the Apple Store Soho (103 Princes Street, NYC) today, December 16th at 4:00 PM. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner LaChanze from IF/THENTheater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner LaChanze from IF/THEN
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 14, 2014

On Monday, December 15, the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony winning Actress LaChanze. LaChanze, currently starring in Tom Yorkey/Brian Kitt hit musical IF/THEN discusses her role in the show and why this particular character drew her back to Broadway after an eight year break. She also discusses being a working single mom and her delight in working alongside co-stars Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, and Jen Colella. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Original Cast of THE WIZ, THE RIVER's Hugh Jackman, Stars of HEDWIG & More Perform in BC/EFA's GYPSY OF THE YEARPhoto Coverage: Original Cast of THE WIZ, THE RIVER's Hugh Jackman, Stars of HEDWIG & More Perform in BC/EFA's GYPSY OF THE YEAR
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Dec 10, 2014

The 26th annual edition of Gypsy of the Year raised a record-breaking $5,229,611 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, thanks to six weeks of fundraising by 64 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. The grand total was announced Tuesday, December 9, 2014, by special guests Hugh Jackman, Nathan Lane and Judith Light after two stellar performances of original dances, songs and skits by more than 200 'gypsies' from Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

BC/EFA's GYPSY OF THE YEAR Competition Breaks Records With Over $5 Million; Hugh Jackman's THE RIVER Brings in Top DonationBC/EFA's GYPSY OF THE YEAR Competition Breaks Records With Over $5 Million; Hugh Jackman's THE RIVER Brings in Top Donation
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

The 26th annual edition of Gypsy of the Year raised a record-breaking $5,229,611 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS thanks to six weeks of fundraising by 64 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. (more...)

Jessie Mueller and the Cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL to Discuss Grammy Nominated Album at Apple Store SohoJessie Mueller and the Cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL to Discuss Grammy Nominated Album at Apple Store Soho
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that the stars of the Broadway smash hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, with discuss their Grammy Nominated Originally Broadway Cast Recording at the Apple Store Soho (103 Princes Street, NYC) on Tuesday, December 16th at 4:00 PM. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/9/14 - Sting Joins THE LAST SHIP, AUGUST RUSH and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/9/14 - Sting Joins THE LAST SHIP, AUGUST RUSH and More!
by Jessica Showers - Dec 9, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Sting treads the boards tonight in THE LAST SHIP, AUGUST RUSH comes to NYC, BLITHE SPIRIT kicks off its tour in LA, DINER begins in D.C. and more! (more...)

Tony Nominee Anika Larsen Releases SING YOU TO SLEEP Album TodayTony Nominee Anika Larsen Releases SING YOU TO SLEEP Album Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

On December 9, Yellow Sound Label will release the debut solo album of Tony nominee and BEAUTIFUL star Anika Lasen, titled 'Sing You to Sleep.' Anika writes: 'I have cared for a lot of little ones in my time, and I have sung all of them to sleep with some of my all-time favorite songs. I am so thrilled to be able to share this unique combination of ballads and dreamy standards through this album.' (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Anika Larsen's 'Somewhere Out There' from Her Debut Album!BWW Exclusive: Listen to Anika Larsen's 'Somewhere Out There' from Her Debut Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2014

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first listen to Larsen's 'Somewhere out There.' Check it out below! (more...)

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