Colm Wilkinson News

Date of Birth: June 05, 1944 (71)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
JEKYLL & HYDE RESURRECTION Concert Set for 54 Below, 8/8JEKYLL & HYDE RESURRECTION Concert Set for 54 Below, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

 Based on the Broadway musical thriller written by Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde Resurrection is a live concert featuring the music and songs from the 2006 album starring Rob Evan and Kate Shindle, and produced by Frank Wildhorn and Jeremy Roberts. The album inspired a full symphonic version of the musical that toured the US and South Korea directed by Producer/Director Vincent Marini. This musical retelling of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic takes a modern, dark and Rock influenced approach with the three stars and a full rock band delivering the highly charged and melodic score. (more...)

THIRTEEN to Air LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary Concert This WeekendTHIRTEEN to Air LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

New York's flagship public media station THIRTEEN will air a special re-broadcast of the famed London LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary Concert this Sunday evening, June 14 beginning at 7 pm.  The concert, which celebrated the original London production's 25th Anniversary, took place on October 3, 2010 at the O2 Arena and starred Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean.  Boe will reprise his legendary performance beginning September 1 in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new Broadway revival of LES MISERABLES at the Imperial Theatre.  The concert will also be broadcast on WLIW21 on Long Island Monday, June 15 at 7 pm and Saturday, June 20 on NJTV at 7 pm. (more...)

LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary Concert to Air on THIRTEEN, 6/14LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary Concert to Air on THIRTEEN, 6/14
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

New York's flagship public media station THIRTEEN will air a special re-broadcast of the famed London LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary Concert this Sunday evening, June 14 (more...)

Colm Wilkinson Cancels Performances with Phoenix SymphonyColm Wilkinson Cancels Performances with Phoenix Symphony
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Colm Wilkinson has cancelled two concert performances with the Phoenix Symphony, due to illness. (more...)

Alfie Boe to Succeed Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo in Broadway's LES MISERABLESAlfie Boe to Succeed Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo in Broadway's LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Internationally-renowned performer Alfie Boe will return to Broadway to star as 'Jean Valjean' in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new Broadway production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables, now in its second year at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Boe begins performances in Les Miserables Tuesday, September 1. Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo will give his final performance as Valjean on Sunday, August 30. Boe made his Broadway debut as Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed production La Boheme, for which he and his co-stars received a special Tony Award in 2003 for their performances. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: MAN OF LA MANCHA Prepares To March Back To Broadway For Its 50th BirthdayFLASH FRIDAY: MAN OF LA MANCHA Prepares To March Back To Broadway For Its 50th Birthday
by Pat Cerasaro - May 1, 2015

Today we are celebrating the breaking news that a classic musical is eying a Broadway return in honor of its 50th anniversary, MAN OF LA MANCHA. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Adam Pascal Talks LES MISERABLES Jean Valjean Casting Petition; 'I Want To Do It'BWW Exclusive: Adam Pascal Talks LES MISERABLES Jean Valjean Casting Petition; 'I Want To Do It'
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 19, 2015

Adam Pascal talks fan campaign to cast him in LES MIZ! (more...)

BWW Interviews: RENT Star Adam Pascal To Headline TUTS' BEHIND THE MASK GALABWW Interviews: RENT Star Adam Pascal To Headline TUTS' BEHIND THE MASK GALA
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Apr 4, 2015

BWW Interviews: Adam Pascal : The TUTS Headliner Discusses His New Album, RENT, And Cookies! (more...)

BEAUTIFUL's Chilina Kennedy to Release WHAT YOU FIND IN A BOTTLE Album Next MonthBEAUTIFUL's Chilina Kennedy to Release WHAT YOU FIND IN A BOTTLE Album Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

According to a listing on Amazon, BEAUTIFUL's newest star Chilina Kennedy will be releasing a solo folk-pop album titled WHAT YOU FIND IN A BOTTLE on April 14, 2015. (more...)

At This Performance: LES MISERABLES' Resident 'Valjean' Cover Aaron Walpole!At This Performance: LES MISERABLES' Resident 'Valjean' Cover Aaron Walpole!
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 17, 2015

BroadwayWorld introduces our latest weekly feature, 'At This Performance with BWW' highlighting the work of Broadway's hardest-working actors - understudies and standbys! (more...)

Photo Flash: There's a New Carole in Town- First Look at Chilina Kennedy in BEAUTIFUL!Photo Flash: There's a New Carole in Town- First Look at Chilina Kennedy in BEAUTIFUL!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Award-winning Canadian actress Chilina Kennedy, who made her Broadway debut as 'Mary Magdalene' in Jesus Christ Superstar, has nabbed the title role in Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, the smash hit musical about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter. Kennedy begins performances on March 7, 2015, succeeding Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller, who will play her final performance in Beautiful on March 6 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street). Check out a first look at the actress in action below! (more...)

BWW Interviews:  Ciaran Sheehan in FROM GALWAY TO BROADWAY Benefit Concert at STNJBWW Interviews: Ciaran Sheehan in FROM GALWAY TO BROADWAY Benefit Concert at STNJ
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 27, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will present 'From Galway to Broadway on Thursday, March 5th at 7:30 pm. The show stars Broadway stars, Ciaran Sheehan and Gwen Eagleton. Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Ciaran Sheehan about his career and the show. (more...)

Breaking News: Chilina Kennedy Will Succeed Tony Winner Jessie Mueller in Broadway's BEAUTIFUL This Spring!Breaking News: Chilina Kennedy Will Succeed Tony Winner Jessie Mueller in Broadway's BEAUTIFUL This Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that Award-winning Canadian actress Chilina Kennedy, who made her Broadway debut as 'Mary Magdalene' in Jesus Christ Superstar, has nabbed the title role in Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, the smash hit musical about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter. Kennedy begins performances on March 7, 2015, succeeding Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller, who will play her final performance in Beautiful on March 6 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Ciaran Sheehan and Gwen Eagleton Set for Shakespeare Theatre's St. Patrick's Day BenefitCiaran Sheehan and Gwen Eagleton Set for Shakespeare Theatre's St. Patrick's Day Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Ciaran Sheehan and Gwen Eagleton, Broadway stars of The Phantom of the Opera and LES MISERABLES, will perform a one-night-only musical event From Galway to Broadway on Thursday, March 5th at 7:30 p.m. to benefit The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's young artist education and training programs. Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, Sheehan and Eagleton will perform a medley of traditional Irish songs, Broadway standards, and beloved pop tunes. Tickets start at $20. Prime seating is available for $35 and a $60 ticket includes a post-show reception with the artists. For more information, contact the Box Office at (973) 408-5600 or www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

Broadway & Disney Star Sandra Turley to Perform at SCERA in JanuaryBroadway & Disney Star Sandra Turley to Perform at SCERA in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

As a young teenager, Sandra Turley saw the musical 'Les Miserables' and knew that someday she wanted to perform in that production. Her substantial acting and vocal chops eventually landed her the role of Cosette on Broadway and she was also able to play Cosette with the venerable Colm Wilkinson in Shanghai, China. Wilkinson originated the leading role of Jean Valjean in the London and Broadway productions of the famous Victor Hugo story. (more...)

BWW Blog: Ed Dixon of Pittsburgh Public Theater's L'HOTEL - Final RehearsalsBWW Blog: Ed Dixon of Pittsburgh Public Theater's L'HOTEL - Final Rehearsals
by Guest Blogger: Ed Dixon - Nov 19, 2014

Tuesday, November 11 My lifelong friend, Jane Parham arrived in town for the invited dress rehearsaltomorrow and I had lunch with her at Sonoma Grill. Have I mentioned that Sonoma Grill is awesome? So is Jane. We had a marvelous time and then I took her to the theater to see the set. While we were standing there, Zach Moore ran a sound cue, Bizet's Symphony in C… loudly. Both Jane and I burst into tears. Got to introduce her to Ted Pappas who greeted her like an old friend. Good times. (more...)

Ciaran Sheehan and Gwen Eagleton to Star in Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's GALWAY TO BROADWAY, 10/20Ciaran Sheehan and Gwen Eagleton to Star in Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's GALWAY TO BROADWAY, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Broadway stars of The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables Ciaran Sheehan and Gwen Eagleton will perform a one-night-only musical event From Galway to Broadway on Monday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre. The concert will benefit The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's young artist education and training programs. Sheehan and Eagleton will perform a medley of Broadway standards, traditional Irish songs, and beloved pop tunes. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DeSoto Family Theatre Storms the Barricades With LES MISBWW Reviews: DeSoto Family Theatre Storms the Barricades With LES MIS
by Joseph Baker - Jul 7, 2014

There were several reasons that I almost denied myself the pleasure of attending DeSoto Family Theatre's new production of Boublil and Schonberg's LES MISERABLES, the epic (and enduring) musical version of Victor Hugo's massive nineteenth century novel. I hereby state my preconceived notions - and hope to explain why I was so ill-opined. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim's Epic DuetTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim's Epic Duet
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 19, 2014

This week, in honor of BroadwayWorld's simply spectacular charity concert celebration of the men behind the music to most of the most important and indelible musicals of the last 50 years at Monday night's THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM, we turn our attention to the sole clip of the two modern musical theatre marvels performing side by side. (more...)

'EVITA' Broadway National Tour Comes to Shea's in Buffalo Today'EVITA' Broadway National Tour Comes to Shea's in Buffalo Today
by Toronto Newsdesk - Jun 10, 2014

It was like a scene from Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys." `I came from the people; they need to adore me /So Christian Dior me from my head to my toes.' What kind of a lyric is that?" kvetched lyricist Fred Ebb as he got into the taxi. "You remembered it," quipped his songwriting partner, composer John Kander, with a shrug. The song? "Rainbow High." The show? "Evita." (more...)

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