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Disney's Broadway-Bound FROZEN Gets New Director & Creative TeamDisney's Broadway-Bound FROZEN Gets New Director & Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Disney's Broadway-bound musical FROZEN has a new creative team in place. Tony winning director Michael Grandage will take the helm of the production, replacing Alex Timbers, who departed the show in August. (more...)

Tickets to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Sale Tomorrow at Dr. Phillips CenterTickets to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Sale Tomorrow at Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

An American in Paris, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, comes to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts this holiday season. The Orlando engagement will play the Walt Disney Theater December 13 -18, 2016. Tickets are on sale to the general public tomorrow, Friday, September 23, 2016. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!'s Longtime Broadway Home to Host Memorial for Wardrobe Supervisor Irene BunisMAMMA MIA!'s Longtime Broadway Home to Host Memorial for Wardrobe Supervisor Irene Bunis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Family, friends and the Broadway community will come together to celebrate the life of beloved wardrobe supervisor Irene Bunis on Monday, September 26 at 3:00pm at The Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway), longtime home of Broadway's hit musical MAMMA MIA!, which Irene kept vibrantly befitted in spandex and platform boots for fourteen years. (more...)

James Corden Appears in ALADDIN for a One-Night-Only CameoJames Corden Appears in ALADDIN for a One-Night-Only Cameo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The sold out house at Disney's Aladdin on Broadway had a 4th wish granted when CBS 'Late Late Show' star James Corden made a surprise one-night-only appearance during the show-stopping number 'Friend Like Me' last Friday night September 9th. (more...)

Photo: James Corden Appears in One-Night-Only Cameo in Broadway's ALADDINPhoto: James Corden Appears in One-Night-Only Cameo in Broadway's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The sold out house at Disney's ALADDIN on Broadway had a 4th wish granted when CBS 'Late Late Show' star James Corden made a surprise one-night-only appearance during the show-stopping number 'Friend Like Me' last Friday night September 9th. (more...)

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - West End Production Announces Full CastingRobert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - West End Production Announces Full Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Full casting is announced for Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron). An American in Paris features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas. Directly following celebrated engagements in Paris and New York, this critically acclaimed and multi award-winning new musical bursts into life in the West End from Saturday 4 March 2017 with the official opening night on Tuesday 21 March 2017 at the Dominion Theatre.  (more...)

Washington's National Theatre Announces Cast for ONCEWashington's National Theatre Announces Cast for ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Once, winner of eight 2012 Tony® Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the National Theatre for a limited engagement from November 25 -27, 2016. The cast will feature Sam Cieri as "Guy" and Mackenzie Lesser-Roy as "Girl," along with Lily Caputo, Jenn Chandler, Barry DeBois, Nyssa Duchow, Liam Fennecken, Lynn Flickinger, Isaac Haas, John Hays,Julia Hoffmann, Angel Lin, Bristol Pomeroy, Adam Huel Potter, Lauren Thomas, Dan Tracy, Grant Alan Watkins, and Luke Wygodny. Additional casting to be announced soon. (more...)

Listen: Kristen Anderson-Lopez Shares Original Verse of 'Snowman' from FROZENListen: Kristen Anderson-Lopez Shares Original Verse of 'Snowman' from FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Oscar-winning FROZEN songwriter Kristen Anderson-Lopez promised fans on Twitter today that if she got to 7,000 followers, she would share the original first verse to 'Snowman' from the movie musical, as performed by her 2-year-old daughter. To no surprise, FROZEN fans made the deadline! Check it out below! (more...)

ONCE to Play the Fabulous Fox Theatre This FallONCE to Play the Fabulous Fox Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Fabulous Fox Theatre for a limited engagement from September 30 - October 2. (more...)

Top 10 Screen To Stage Musical AdaptationsTop 10 Screen To Stage Musical Adaptations
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

The path from screen to stage hasn't always been a smooth one, and celluloid success is no guarantee of musical triumph (just ask the Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark team). But London is currently awash with popular medium-jumpers, from Aladdin and The Bodyguard to new musical Groundhog Day, which opened last night at the Old Vic. Here are 10 of the best screen to stage adaptations. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Disney's ALADDIN Brings The Animated Movie Favourite To Life With Wondrous Colour, Comedy And Classic Broadway Musical Style.BWW REVIEW: Disney's ALADDIN Brings The Animated Movie Favourite To Life With Wondrous Colour, Comedy And Classic Broadway Musical Style.
by Jade Kops - Aug 13, 2016

Sydney has been mesmerised by the stunning stage adaptation of Disney's ALADDIN which opened to multiple standing ovations. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT's Stephen Daldry in Talks to Direct Broadway-Bound FROZEN Musical?BILLY ELLIOT's Stephen Daldry in Talks to Direct Broadway-Bound FROZEN Musical?
by Jessica Khan - Aug 11, 2016

Following reports of Alex Timbers' departure from the highly anticipated Broadway-bound adaptation of Disney's FROZEN, the New York Post writes that the show's producers are in talks with BILLY ELLIOT helmer Stephen Daldry to take his place. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - ALADDIN Takes a Magic Carpet Ride to SydneyPhoto Flash: First Look - ALADDIN Takes a Magic Carpet Ride to Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Disney's Aladdin had its Australian premiere in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre last night (August 11th in Australia). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Aladdin Announces Australian Premiere in Sydney TomorrowAladdin Announces Australian Premiere in Sydney Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the classic Academy Award®- winning animated film, will have its Australian premiere in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre tomorrow night, 11th August 2016. (more...)

Matthew Scott Joins Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS TonightMatthew Scott Joins Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The Tony Award-winning An American in Paris welcomes Matthew Scott to the role of Adam Hochberg beginning tonight, Tuesday, August 9. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Finds Its Full Cast for U.S. Tour!AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Finds Its Full Cast for U.S. Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The producers of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, have announced the full cast for the upcoming national tour. As previously announced, Jerry Mulligan and Lise Dassin will be played by Garen Scribner and Sara Esty, who performed these leading roles on Broadway.  (more...)

Breaking News: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Moves Up Final Bow on BroadwayBreaking News: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Moves Up Final Bow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

After last month's announcement that the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris would close on January 1, 2017 at Broadway's Palace Theatre, the musical's producers have just confirmed an earlier closing date. (more...)

Photo Flash: The National Ballet of Canada Presents THE WINTER'S TALEPhoto Flash: The National Ballet of Canada Presents THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Deemed 'a triumph' (Telegraph, U.K.) at its premiere by The Royal Ballet at Covent Garden in April 2014 and 'a major artistic achievement' (Toronto Star) when it was presented by The National Ballet of Canada this past November, THE WINTER'S TALE is the work of one of today's most acclaimed and in-demand choreographers, Christopher Wheeldon.  (more...)

Broadway Wardrobe Supervisor Irene Bunis Passes AwayBroadway Wardrobe Supervisor Irene Bunis Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Irene Bunis, the veteran wardrobe supervisor for many Broadway productions since 1980, passed away on July 21st in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dimitri Kleioris as Jerry Mulligan in AN AMERICAN IN PARISPhoto Flash: First Look at Dimitri Kleioris as Jerry Mulligan in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The hit Broadway musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS welcomes DIMITRI KLEIORIS to the role of Jerry Mulligan beginning today, Tuesday July 19. Kleioris has been performing the role at various performances since joining the company in March. LEANNE COPE continues in the role of Lise Dassin. BroadwayWorld has your first look at Dimitri Kleioris in the role of Jerry Mulligan below! (more...)

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