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BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL:THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Music HallBWW Review: BEAUTIFUL:THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Music Hall
by Sara Brown - Mar 29, 2017

Beautiful plays at Music Hall until April 2nd. For tickets go to http://www.ticketmaster.com/venueartist/49167/2117653?_ga=1.198954607.194164842.1490800264. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seize the Day on Opening NightVIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seize the Day on Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2017

On this day in 2012, the cult hit film turned stage musical phenomenon, Newsies, based opened on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre.  (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Is A Stylish Evening of Wit and Musical MemoriesBWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Is A Stylish Evening of Wit and Musical Memories
by Frank Benge - Mar 23, 2017

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is a jukebox musical that tells the story of the early life and career of Carole King with a book by Douglas McGrath, using songs that she wrote, often together with Gerry Goffin, and other contemporary songs by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Phil Spector and others. The original production received its world premiere in San Francisco in October of 2013, and made its Broadway debut at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in January 2014. This U.S. touring production now at Bass Concert Hall launched in September 2015. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Fankhauser as Barry Mann in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL on TourBWW Interview: Ben Fankhauser as Barry Mann in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL on Tour
by Kathy Strain - Mar 20, 2017

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL tells the true story of King's rise to fame as being part of a songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin. With such hits as 'The Locomotion,' 'Up on the Roof,' '(You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman,' and 'I Feel the Earth Move,' BEAUTIFUL blends King's life with the music that helped define a generation. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Fankhauser as Barry Mann in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL on TourBWW Interview: Ben Fankhauser as Barry Mann in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL on Tour
by Kathy Strain - Mar 16, 2017

BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL tells the true story of King's rise to fame as being part of a songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin. With such hits as 'The Locomotion,' 'Up on the Roof,' '(You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman,' and 'I Feel the Earth Move,' BEAUTIFUL blends King's life with the music that helped define a generation. Along with songwriters Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, BEAUTIFUL tells their story of how they became some of the most successful songwriters of an era. Recently, BWW, had a chance to chat with actor, Ben Fankhauser who plays Barry Mann, to discuss the show, his role and how BEAUTIFUL is bringing in audiences of all ages as it travels around North America. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at SaengerBWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Saenger
by Tara Bennett - Mar 13, 2017

Pondering a good way to spend time with the baby boomer in your life? Look no further than the current touring production of "BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL," which chronicles the earlier years of King's songwriting career. (more...)

BWW Interview: Christopher Gattelli Taps into Big Screen NEWSIES  and Broadway-Bound FROZENBWW Interview: Christopher Gattelli Taps into Big Screen NEWSIES and Broadway-Bound FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Christopher Gattelli, the Tony-winning choreographer, is practically jumping with joy over the success of ''Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!'' and its giant leap to the big screen. Its three-day screenings (Feb. 16, 18 and 22) broke records to become the highest-grossing Broadway event from Fathom Events. And now ''Disney's Newsies'' will return for an encore showing on Saturday, March 4, at 12:55 p.m. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Disney's NEWSIES Encore in Cinemas This Weekend!Tickets on Sale for Disney's NEWSIES Encore in Cinemas This Weekend!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Now is the time to nab your tickets (on sale at select locations) to the encore presentation of 'Disney's NEWSIES: The Broadway Musical!' on Saturday, March 4 at 12.55pm local time. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL at Arsht Center - It's a Love Fest for Carole KingBWW Review: BEAUTIFUL at Arsht Center - It's a Love Fest for Carole King
by Roger Martin - Feb 17, 2017

the homage to singer songwriter Carole King, and there were whistles, woo hoos and woots (more...)

Once And For All, NEWSIES is Back! Recap Before You Hit the Movie Theatre!Once And For All, NEWSIES is Back! Recap Before You Hit the Movie Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - tickets are now available for 'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!,' playing in U.S. movie theaters for three days only on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre earlier this year, the event features Jeremy Jordan, reprising the role he created as 'Jack Kelly.' Joining Jordan are original Broadway cast members Kara Lindsay as 'Katherine,' Ben Fankhauser as 'Davey' and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as 'Crutchie,' and NEWSIES North American Tour stars Steve Blanchard as 'Joseph Pulitzer,' Aisha de Haas as 'Medda Larkin,' and Ethan Steiner as 'Les.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Hits the Big Screen- In Theatres Today!STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Hits the Big Screen- In Theatres Today!
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - 'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!,' plays in U.S. movie theaters for three days only today, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre earlier this year, the event features Jeremy Jordan, reprising the role he created as 'Jack Kelly.' Joining Jordan are original Broadway cast members Kara Lindsay as 'Katherine,' Ben Fankhauser as 'Davey' and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as 'Crutchie,' and NEWSIES North American Tour stars Steve Blanchard as 'Joseph Pulitzer,' Aisha de Haas as 'Medda Larkin,' and Ethan Steiner as 'Les.' (more...)

BWW TV: Back to the Banner- Jeremy Jordan Can't Wait to Revisit the NEWSIES Role That Started It AllBWW TV: Back to the Banner- Jeremy Jordan Can't Wait to Revisit the NEWSIES Role That Started It All
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 15, 2017

Below, watch as Jordan takes a break from filming to explain why he couldn't turn down the chance to revisit the role that launched his career. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 15th, 2017 - Tracy Letts' MAN FROM NEBRASKA and More!BWW Morning Brief February 15th, 2017 - Tracy Letts' MAN FROM NEBRASKA and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 15, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: MAN FROM NEBRASKA by Tracy Letts opens Off-Broadway! (more...)

Red Carpet Roundup: Broadway's NEWSIES Makes Its Big Screen DebutRed Carpet Roundup: Broadway's NEWSIES Makes Its Big Screen Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

NEWSIES the Broadway musical is making its big screen debut tonight. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet as the audience geared up to seize the day. See all the pre-show chat with Richard Ridge and the luminous guests of the Newsies red carpet below! (more...)

Podcast: First Episode of Disney's Original Podcast Series Highlight's NEWSIESPodcast: First Episode of Disney's Original Podcast Series Highlight's NEWSIES
by Disney on Broadway - Feb 13, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions has released the first episode of 'The Official Disney on Broadway Podcast,' a six-episode pilot series which includes interviews and behind-the-scenes stories of Disney's most beloved titles and their journey to Broadway and beyond. Through in-depth conversations with cast and creators, the podcast will reveal untold stories of the creation of these world class productions. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Talks Return to NEWSIES on Today 'Live'VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Talks Return to NEWSIES on Today 'Live'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Broadway's Jeremy Jordan stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY to discuss NEWSIES: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, hitting movie theaters this week. (more...)

DVR Alert - NEWSIES' Jeremy Jordan to Visit LIVE WITH KELLY Next WeekDVR Alert - NEWSIES' Jeremy Jordan to Visit LIVE WITH KELLY Next Week
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Jeremy Jordan, who stars as Jack Kelly in NEWSIES: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, hitting theaters next week, will appear on LIVE WITH KELLY on Monday, February 13th. (more...)

First Person with NEWSIES' Ben Fankhauser: My Mighty Fine Life as DaveyFirst Person with NEWSIES' Ben Fankhauser: My Mighty Fine Life as Davey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - tickets are now available for Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!, playing in U.S. movie theaters for three days only on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre earlier this year, the event reunites original cast members Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and Ben Fankhauser. Below, Fankhauser joins BroadwayWorld as a guest author to reminisce about some of the highlights of his Newsies journey... (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, Selected cinemas, 19 February onlyBWW Review: NEWSIES THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, Selected cinemas, 19 February only
by Gary Naylor - Feb 10, 2017

This one-off cinema presentation is a great way to see Newsies The Broadway Musical and get a feel for what it's like to be in a big New York audience. (more...)

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