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Review Roundup: EVITA Opens in the West End
by Review Roundups - Sep 22, 2014

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA returns to London's West End for a strictly limited season at the Dominion Theatre. The musical considered by many to be Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's masterwork will play for 55 performances only in the West End, with musical theatre and pop icon Marti Pellow playing Che, Ben Forster playing Augustin Magaldi, and newcomer Madalena Alberto in the title role. EVITA officially opens tonight, 22 September. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Madalena Alberto, Ben Forster and Marti Pellow in EVITA in the West End
by Roy Tan - Sep 19, 2014

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA returns to London's West End for a strictly limited season. Opening on Tuesday 16 September at the recently refurbished Dominion Theatre, the musical considered by many to be Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's masterwork will play for 55 performances only in the West End, with musical theatre and pop icon Marti Pellow playing Che, Ben Forster playing Augustin Magaldi, and newcomer Madalena Alberto in the title role. Scroll down for photos from this week's opening performances! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/5/14 - WINTER'S TALE in Central Park, 'MIGHTY REAL' Off-Broadway, Joan Rivers and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 05, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: THE WINTER'S TALE begins at the Delacorte, 'MIGHTY REAL' starts performances off-Broadway, RUTHLESS! benefits BC/EFA, we remember Joan Rivers and more! (more...)

Ben Forster Joins Cast of EVITA at Dominion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

He shot to fame after winning the ITV show 'Superstar' which led him to front the UK arena tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical - and now Ben Forster is back and joining forces with musical theatre's greatest partnership once again. (more...)

Michael Cohl Comments on JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour: 'It Was a Disaster'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Cohl comments on the 50-stop planned arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera 'Jesus Christ Superstar' (more...)

Photo Flash: Alex Jennings, Ben Forster, and More Celebrate West End's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's One Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, last night marked the first anniversary of its opening at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane with a gala performance and party for cast, crew and special guests. Check out a first look at cast members on the red carpet below! (more...)

Ben Forster & Brandon Boyd Post Pic Following JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour Cancellation
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2014

Ben Forster, SUPERSTAR UK reality show winner and star of the recently cancelled US arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has utilized social media to share his thoughts on the situation. (more...)

Ben Forster Blogs About 'A Huge Blow' Felt By JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour Cancellation
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 09, 2014

Ben Forster, SUPERSTAR UK reality show winner and star of the recently cancelled US arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has utilized social media to share his thoughts on the situation. (more...)

Alexander S. Bermange and Special Guests Come to The Crazy Coqs, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2014

BBC comic songwriter Alexander S. Bermange is bringing his unique blend of wit and whimsy to The Crazy Coqs in London this summer. (more...)

Producer Michael Cohl Reveals Reasons For JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour Cancellation
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 06, 2014

UK SUPERSTAR reality star winner and announced headliner for the JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US arena tour that was abruptly cancelled on Friday, Ben Forster, has taken to social media to share his dissatisfaction with the decision by producers to abandon the tour, but remains hopeful even so. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/2/14 - 'HOLLER' Begins, Plus Theatre World, Lilly and Astaire Awards!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 02, 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: We're kicking off the week leading up to the Tonys with an awards-filled Monday -- stay tuned for our coverage of the Theatre World Awards, Lilly Awards and Astaire Awards (oh my!), plus HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME begins on Broadway tonight! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/31-6/1/2014
by - Jun 01, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 1, 2014 - Sunday, June 1, 2014. (more...)

Ben Forster Comments On JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour Cancellation
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 01, 2014

UK SUPERSTAR reality star winner and announced headliner for the JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US arena tour that was abruptly cancelled on Friday, Ben Forster, has taken to social media to share his dissatisfaction with the decision by producers to abandon the tour, but remains hopeful even so. (more...)

Brandon Boyd & More Comment On JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour Cancellation
by Pat Cerasaro - May 31, 2014

Incubus frontman and announced headliner for the JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US arena tour that was abruptly cancelled yesterday has taken to social media to share his dissatisfaction with the decision by producers to abandon the tour. (more...)

Alexander S. Bermange Comes to The Crazy Coqs, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Critically acclaimed musical theatre composer/lyricist - and BBC comic songwriter - Alexander S. Bermange is bringing his unique blend of wit and whimsy to The Crazy Coqs in London this summer. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US Arena Tour Cast Tweets Middle Finger On Social Media Over Cancellation News
by Pat Cerasaro - May 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the recently announced US arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has been cancelled. (more...)

BREAKING NEWS: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US Arena Tour Cancelled
by Pat Cerasaro - May 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the recently announced US arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has been cancelled. (more...)

Extended Look At Rehearsals For JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US Arena Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - May 30, 2014

A first look at the talented cast of the new arena tour production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR was recently presented and the cast is currently in rehearsals, with a new series of behind the scenes photos showcasing them at work on the show. (more...)

Naaman, Barratt and More In NEW MUSICAL THEATRE SHOWCASE, May 30
by Robert Gould - May 25, 2014

Robert Gould reports for BWW on Auburn Jam Live's New Musical Theatre Showcase at the MyRaynesPark Festival on May 30. (more...)

In Rehearsal With JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US Arena Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - May 23, 2014

A first look at the talented cast of the new arena tour production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR was recently presented and the cast is currently in rehearsals, sharing some behind the scenes peeks at the process on social media. (more...)

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