Billy Harrigan Tighe News

Tighe and Holmes Lead West End's THE BOOK OF MORMON, July 28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

From 28 July 2014, the cast of the Olivier Award-winning The Book of Mormon, at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London, will be led by Billy Harrigan Tighe as Elder Price and A.J. Holmes as Elder Cunningham. (more...)

Broadway's Original PIPPIN Joins the Tony-Winning Cast a Day Early
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Tony Award winner John Rubinstein, who made his Broadway debut and received a Theater World Award for creating the title role in the original 1972 production of Pippin, will join the all-new Tony Award winning production of Pippin in the role of 'Charles.' Mr. Rubinstein will play a limited engagement. He was originally scheduled to begin on Friday, but instead, he will start tonight, June 19, and run until Sunday, July 27, 2014 He is filling in for Terrance Mann's leave of absence. Pippin is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

PIPPIN to Welcome Show's Original Star John Rubinstein as 'Charles', June 20-July 27
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Tony Award winner John Rubinstein, who made his Broadway debut and received a Theater World Award for creating the title role in the original 1972 production of Pippin, will join the all-new Tony Award winning production of Pippin in the role of 'Charles.' Mr. Rubinstein will play a limited engagement, Friday, June 20 - Sunday, July 27, 2014, filling in for Terrance Mann's leave of absence. Pippin is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out Clips from the Concert OVERCASH AND CHANGE Featuring Numerous Broadway Performers
by Stage Tube - Apr 13, 2014

Overcash & Change 2, an evening featuring the work of musical theatre composer Drew Overcash was presented Feb. 24 at The Highline Ballroom. Video segments were just released- look below to check them out! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sardi's Celebrates PIPPIN! Thomas, d'Amboise, Miller and Jones Get Caricatures
by Walter McBride - Mar 12, 2014

Just yesterday, Sardi's Restaurant unveiled caricatures for PIPPIN stars Matthew James Thomas, Tony Award winner Patina Miller, Tony Award nominee Charlotte d'Amboise and Rachel Bay Jones. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out complete photo coverage below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: PIPPIN's Orion Griffiths on Returning to the Tony-Winning Show After Injury
by Stage Tube - Mar 07, 2014

Actor and acrobat Orion Griffiths from the Tony Award-winning PIPPIN was featured today on "CBS This Morning." Correspondent Jamie Wax spoke to the 26 year-old performer about his extraordinary life and making his Broadway debut. Check out his interview below! (more...)

They've Got Magic to Do! Kyle Dean Massey and Ciara Renée to Join Cast of PIPPIN on April 1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The producers of the Tony Award winning PIPPIN just announced that Kyle Dean Massey (Next to Normal, Wicked) and Ciara Renee (Big Fish) will assume the roles of "Pippin" and "Leading Player" (respectively) in the production beginning Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Matthew James Thomas and Tony Award winner Patina Miller will play their final performance on Sunday, March 30, 2014. PIPPIN is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

VIDEO: Annie Potts: High-Flying Trapeze Routine Is 'Easiest Part' of PIPPIN!
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The actress stopped by this week's TODAY on NBC and explains why jumped at the opportunity to return to the theater in the high-flying role. (more...)

Richard H. Blake, Kara Lindsay & More Set for Drew Overcash's OVERCASH & CHANGE 2 at Highline Ballroom, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Overcash & Change 2, an evening featuring the work of musical theatre composer Drew Overcash will be presented Feb. 24 at The Highline Ballroom. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New 'Granny' Annie Potts Takes First Bow in PIPPIN!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jan 22, 2014

Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Annie Potts ('Designing Women,' God of Carnage) just assumed the role of 'Berthe' in the production yesterday, January 21, 2014. BroadwayWorld was there for her first official curtain call and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Annie Potts in PIPPIN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Annie Potts ('Designing Women,' God of Carnage) will assume the role of 'Berthe' in the production beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2014 and we've got a first look at her in the show! (more...)

Richard H Blake, Ariana DeBose, Jason Gotay and More Set for OVERCASH & CHANGE 2 at the Highline Ballroom, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

OVERCASH & CHANGE 2: The Music of Drew Overcash will highlight new music from up-and-coming composer Drew Overcash at the Highline Ballroom on Monday, February 24, 2014. Featuring special guests Richard H Blake, Ariana DeBose, Jason Gotay and more. (more...)

Breaking News: Annie Potts to Join Cast PIPPIN as 'Berthe'; Tovah Feldshuh to Depart on 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

The producers of the Tony Award winning PIPPIN just announced that Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Annie Potts ("Designing Women," God of Carnage) will assume the role of "Berthe" in the production beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Four-time Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh will play her final performance in the role on Sunday, January 19th. PIPPIN is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

PIPPIN Recoups Broadway Investment of $8.5 Million
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

The producers of the Tony Award winning PIPPIN have announced that the show has officially recouped its $8.5 million capitalization costs as of the Sunday, December 1, 2013 performance. The show also broke the Music Box Theatre house record last week for the highest grossing single performance on the evening of Friday, November 29th with $151,219. The record was then broken again on the evening of Saturday, November 30th with $151,977 gross sales. Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Tony Award winning musical comedy PIPPIN is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus and features choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (also known as 7 Fingers). The production is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of PIPPIN Rehearses for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 27, 2013

The Tony-Award winning Broadway cast of PIPPIN will be among the line-up of performances in the nation's most beloved spectacle, the Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Below, check out photos of the cast as they rehearsed for the big event on Monday night (more...)

PIPPIN's Erik Altemus, Gabrielle McClinton & More Set for Broadway Sessions, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. (more...)

Cast of PIPPIN to Perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

The Tony-Award winning Broadway cast of PIPPIN has joined the line-up of performances in the nation's most beloved spectacle, the Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which returns for the 87th year of magic on Thursday, November 28 (9 a.m. - noon EST; check local listings) throughout the country live on NBC. The cast will perform "Corner of the Sky" and "Magic to Do." (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Billy Harrigan Tighe & More to Lead Private Lab Production of New Musical THE BLUE ANGEL, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

The Blue Angel, a new musical based on the Heinrich Mann novel and the 1930 German film classic, will receive a private lab production on Friday, October 18, 2013 in New York City. (more...)

Eric Ankrim, Michelle Dawson, Andy Jones and More Set for Musicals Tonight!'s AT THIS PERFORMANCE Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Musicals Tonight! continues its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of At This Performance... tonight, Monday, October 14th at The Lion Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street at 7 PM. (more...)

Eric Ankrim, Michelle Dawson, Andy Jones and More Set for Musicals Tonight!'s AT THIS PERFORMANCE, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2013

Musicals Tonight! continues its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of At This Performance... to be held on Monday, October 14th at The Lion Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street at 7 PM. (more...)

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