Elena Roger News

BWW Reviews: Society for the Performing Arts' FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Has Plenty of Bite
by David Clarke - Jan 26, 2014

One of my favorite memories from my last visit to New York City was seeing FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: ALIVE AND KICKING during previews at the 47th Street Theatre. As a fan of theatre and everything Broadway for a majority of my life, I relished the opportunity to be in attendance for a performance of the cherished Off-Broadway revue that equally skewers everyone and everything on Broadway. Fresh from its first ever engagement in Houston, I'm happy to report that FORBIDDEN BROADWAY is still alive, well, and kicking with everything it has got. (more...)

Former Hartman Group Exec Leslie Baden Papa to Launch New PR Agency
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

Veteran press agent Leslie Baden Papa will launch Vivacity Media Group, an entertainment public relations agency on January 6, 2014. Publicist Whitney Holden Gore will join the firm as Vice President. (more...)

BWW TV: Las Primeras Damas iluminaron el Gran Rex
by Florencia Nijensohn - Dec 23, 2013

El pasado jueves 19 de Diciembre, en el Teatro Gran Rex de Calle Corrientes, las mas grandes representantes del genero musical en Argentina volvieron a juntarse en una nueva edicion del espectaculo que cosecho gran exito de criticas y publico en sus anteriores ediciones de 2011 y 2012:Primeras Damas del Musical. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/26-10/27/2013
by - Oct 27, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 27, 2013 - Sunday, October 27, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/27- Elena Roger
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2013

Happy Birthday Elena Roger! In 2006, after a lengthy search, Argentinean actress Elena Roger became an overnight sensation starring in the title role in Michael Grandage's widely hailed production of EVITA in the West End and later brought the role to Broadway. A complete unknown to the rest of the world, Roger Starred in multiple theatrical productions and television shows in her native Argentina. Most recently Roger won the 2009 Olivier Award for Best Actress for her performance as Edith Piaf in The Donmar Theatre production of Piaf. (more...)

Photo Flash: Caroline Bowman, Josh Young, Sean MacLaughlin and More Celebrate EVITA Opening at the Pantages!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

EVITA has returned to L.A. by way of Hollywood Pantages for a limited three week engagement, now through November 10, 2013. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Michael Grandage and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford, this national touring production comes directly from the first new Broadway revival of the seven-time Tony Award-winning musical, since it debuted on Broadway over 30 years ago. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the the opening night red carpet! (more...)

Photo Flash: EVITA Celebrates Opening at the Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

EVITA will return to L.A. by way of Hollywood Pantages for a limited three week engagement, now through November 10, 2013. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Michael Grandage and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford, this national touring production comes directly from the first new Broadway revival of the seven-time Tony Award-winning musical, since it debuted on Broadway over 30 years ago. BroadwayWorld has photos of the starry opening night arrivals below! (more...)

EVITA Begins Performances This Week at the Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Producers Hal Luftig, Scott Sanders, Troika Entertainment & The Nederlander Organization have announced that EVITA will return to L.A. by way of Hollywood Pantages for a limited three week engagement; October 23 - November 10, 2013. (more...)

Review Roundup: EVITA National Tour
by Review Roundups - Sep 23, 2013

Producers Hal Luftig, Scott Sanders Productions and Troika Entertainment present the national tour of the Tony Award Nominated Best Revival of a Musical and smash hit production of Tim Rice's and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA. (more...)

BWW Reviews: EVITA Lacks Star Quality
by Elee Schrock - Sep 23, 2013

Review of the Chicago stop of the National Tour of 'Evita.' (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 11th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 11, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Bailiwick's 'Carrie,' Munster's 'Women On The Verge' and 'Godspell,' Aurora's 'Heights,' the 'Evita' and 'Once' tours, lots of Porchlight, 'Merrily' on the big screen and more! (more...)

Jeff Blumenkrantz, Caroline Bowman and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Tonight, May 20 some of the brightest stars on the musical theater and cabaret scene will converge at Greenwich Village nightclub Le Poisson Rouge to benefit Swish, an organization of straight allies for the LGBT movement. (more...)

Jeff Blumenkrantz, Caroline Bowman and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

On May 20 some of the brightest stars on the musical theater and cabaret scene will converge at Greenwich Village nightclub Le Poisson Rouge to benefit Swish, an organization of straight allies for the LGBT movement. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 15th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - May 15, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. RIP 'Smash,' plus the seven local shows closing soon, replaced by BET's 'Howlin Wolf' show, LOW's 'Pinafore' and the five fall touring shows, plus benefits for Midwest New Musicals, Porchlight, Pride Plays and more! (more...)

Christina DeCicco, Jill Paice and More Set for Songs in the Key of Equality at Le Poisson Rouge, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

On May 20 some of the brightest stars on the musical theater and cabaret scene will converge at Greenwich Village nightclub Le Poisson Rouge to benefit Swish, an organization of straight allies for the LGBT movement. (more...)

Christina DeCicco, Jill Paice and More Set for Songs in the Key of Equality at Le Poisson Rouge, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013

On May 20 some of the brightest stars on the musical theater and cabaret scene will converge at Greenwich Village nightclub Le Poisson Rouge to benefit Swish, an organization of straight allies for the LGBT movement. (more...)

EVITA's Isabela Moner Launches RocketHub Campaign for New Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2013

11-year-old Broadway actress, musician, and performer Isabela Moner announced today the launch of a RocketHub campaign to raise funds for her new album celebrating her passion for Broadway, her Latin American heritage and her love for music. The album will feature Isabela's own compositions and collaborations, as well as newly arranged covers of classic songs and modern hits, and will be released this summer. (more...)

EVITA Fails to Recoup Investment on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Evita concluded its Broadway run on Saturday night, January 26, and according to Bloomberg.com the show failed to recoup its initial investment. The production, which cost $9.6 million would have had to run for 63 weeks to break even- instead it closed after 46 weeks. (more...)

BWW Flashback: EVITA Dances Final Tango on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 26, 2013

A few months ago, producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders announced that Grammy Award-winning international pop icon Ricky Martin as Che, Olivier Award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger as Eva Perón and Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris as Juan Perón would play their final performance on Saturday, January 26, 2013. At that time, it was announced as well that the should would be announcing new stars and the production would be continuing its run. Later, they have revealed that the show will play its final performance on Saturday, January 26, tonight, after 26 previews and 337 regular performances. (more...)

CURTAIN UP: Most Memorable Moments of 2012 - Part One!
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2012

BroadwayWorld's Senior Photographer Walter McBride has picked his favorite onstage photos from the year and you can check out his full collection below! CLICK HERE to check out Part 2. (more...)

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