Ava DeMary News

SuEllen Estey, Robin de Jesus & More to Lead MOTHER JONES AND THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE Reading at Ripley Grier Studios, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

SuEllen Estey (Sweeney Todd, State Fair, Barnum) leads the upcoming reading of Mother Jones and the Children's Crusade with book, music, and lyrics by Cheryl E. Kemeny of Crystal Theatre. The cast will also feature two time Tony nominee Robin de Jesus (In the Heights, La Cage aux Folles, Domesticated, Rent), N'Kenge (Motown, Sondheim on Sondheim), Sadie Sink (Annie), Marissa Miller (Wicked), Julie Benko (Spring Awakening, Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda), Peter Davenport (The Sound of Music), and Kaye Tuckerman (Mamma Mia). (more...)

They're Revolting Children: Meet the Kids of the 2013 Broadway Season!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 19, 2013

As Tony Awards host Neil Patrick Harris sang in the opening number of the 2013 ceremony: 'They're the reason that this season seems to look like Chucky Cheese!' This Broadway season is littered with child actors in major roles, and below BroadwayWorld salutes them all. Get to know the child stars of the 2013 Broadway season below! (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Heather Tepe of 'Matilda'
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 29, 2013

Heather has grown up on Broadway, going from Baby June to Little Who to Ballet Girl to a partly adult role now. (more...)

MATILDA Box Office Opens 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2013

The box office at the Shubert Theatre (235 West 44th Street) opens on Monday, January 21 for Broadway's eagerly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL. The show begins previews on March 4 ahead of an April 11, 2013 opening at the Shubert Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Kids Gather to Celebrate Lilla Crawford's 12th Birthday!
by Walter McBride - Mar 26, 2013

Just yesterday, Broadway's Annie, Lilla Crawford, celebrated her 12th birthday at Times Square's new Cake Boss Cafe, inspired by the hit TLC show, 'Cake Boss'. In attendance to celebrate Lilla's birthday were her fellow young Broadway stars Alex Drier (The Assembled Party, Billy Elliot), Lewis Grasso (Newsies, Ragtime), Jack Broderick (Billy Elliot, Matilda), Ava DiMary (Billy Elliot, Matilda), Emma Howard (Matilda), Sadie Sink (ANNIE, Tuck Everlasting), and many more. BroadwayWord brings you full coverage from the celebration below! (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Announces Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, is currently in previews at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). The show has just announced its rush policy effective immediately: $27 student rush tickets for MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be available for Monday through Thursday performances (excluding Thursday, March 28 and Thursday, April 11, 2013). There will be a minimum of 20 tickets available per performance. (more...)

Broadway's MATILDA Makes Last-Minute Tweaks for American Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2013

According to the Telegraph, the West End hit musical version of Roald Dahl's Matilda is undergoing some last-minute changes before it opens on Broadway in April. After several previews, some of the lyrics are being revised for American audiences. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of MATILDA THE MUSICAL; Begins Previews Tonight!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 04, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, will begin previews tonight, March 4 and open on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). Meet the company of the new musical with videos of them from past productions and roles below! (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Begins Performances Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, will begin previews tonight, March 4 and open on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Begins Performances on Monday, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, will begin previews on Monday March 4 and open on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Releases New Broadway TV Spot
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2013

A brand-new commercial for the eagerly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL begins airing this week. View it below! (more...)

MATILDA Box Office Opens 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

The box office at the Shubert Theatre (235 West 44th Street) opens on Monday, January 21 for Broadway's eagerly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL. The show begins previews on March 4 ahead of an April 11, 2013 opening at the Shubert Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA'S Journey to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Jan 09, 2013

Join the team behind Broadway's eagerly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL as they take you through the show's journey from Statford-upon-Avon to London's West End to Broadway. Writers Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly, director Matthew Warchus, designer Rob Howell, choreographer Peter Darling, and actor Lauren Ward, who reprises her role as Miss Honey from London, discuss the thrill of coming to Broadway in "MATILDA THE MUSICAL: Journey to Broadway." Check it out below! (more...)

Ward, Ebert, Margherita, Aldridge & More Join MATILDA on Broadway - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2012

The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers today announced the casting of the principal roles and the ensemble in the eagerly anticipated Broadway-bound musical MATILDA THE MUSICAL. They are (alphabetically): Karen Aldridge (Mrs. Phelps), Gabriel Ebert (Mr. Wormwood), Lesli Margherita (Mrs. Wormwood), and Lauren Ward (Miss Honey). (more...)

Breaking News: EVITA to Close on January 26, 2013 when Stars Martin, Roger & Cerveris Depart Instead of Recasting
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

At that time, it was announced as well that the should would be announcing new stars and the production would be continuing its run. Now, they have revealed that the show will play its final performance on Saturday, January 26, 2013, after 26 previews and 337 regular performances. (more...)

Breaking News: Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris to Depart EVITA January 26, 2013; New Stars to Be Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012

This record-breaking, Tony-nominated production of Tim Rice's and Andrew Lloyd Webber's landmark musical will continue its open-ended run following the original stars' departure. The new stars will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: Michael Cerveris, Elena Roger, Max von Essen and EVITA Cast Sing 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 18, 2012

CAROLS FOR A CURE is the annual two-disc holiday CD compilation of original songs and holiday classics which benefits BC/EFA. These CDs boast the best voices from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national tours. A full track list for this year's 14th edition has not yet been announced, but Michael Cerveris, Elena Roger, Max von Essen, and the cast of Broadway's EVITA was already hard a work this week recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: BILLY ELLIOT Celebrates National Dance Day
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Aug 02, 2010

On Saturday, July 31, Billy Elliot's Michael Dameski and the Ballet Girls hosted a free dance warm-up right outside their home away from home, the Imperial Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the photo op and brings you coverage below! (more...)

Reading of Mother Jones and the Children's Crusade, with SuEllen Estey, Robin de Jesus, N'Kenge, and Sadie Sink set for Dec. 17th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 01, 2001