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Jodi Benson News

Date of Birth: October 10, 1961 (55)
Birth Place: Rockford, IL, USA
Gender: Female
Rockwell Presents AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY this AugustRockwell Presents AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

ROCKWELL TABLE AND STAGE PRESENTS MORE CLASSIC BROADWAY ON AUGUST 22ND (more...)

BWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID Ebbs and Swells at the Rose TheaterBWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID Ebbs and Swells at the Rose Theater
by Christine Swerczek - Jun 6, 2016

Directed by Matthew Gutshick, this cast of THE LITTLE MERMAID turns the old world ambience of the Rose Theater into a watery world of imagination. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 6/6/2016 - KING AND I Closing, The Public Theater and More!Broadway AM Report, 6/6/2016 - KING AND I Closing, The Public Theater and More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 6, 2016

TODAY'S BIG NEWS: AN ACT OF GOD and HIMSELF AND NORA will both celebrate opening night tonight!  Plus The Public Theater will hold their Annual Gala... (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/4-6/5/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/4-6/5/2016
by - Jun 5, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 5, 2016 - Sunday, June 5, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jodi Benson Surprises Audience of THE LITTLE MERMAID at Hollywood Bowl with 'Part of Your World'STAGE TUBE: Jodi Benson Surprises Audience of THE LITTLE MERMAID at Hollywood Bowl with 'Part of Your World'
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2016

Jodi Benson, known as the original speaking and singing voice of Princess Ariel in Disney's The Little Mermaid, surprised the audience of DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at the Hollywood Bowl with a rendition of 'Part of Your World.' Check out the video below! (more...)

BWW Review: Talented All-Star Cast Brings Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID to the Hollywood BowlBWW Review: Talented All-Star Cast Brings Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID to the Hollywood Bowl
by Michael L. Quintos - Jun 5, 2016

It's clear that the smart and savvy architects behind Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Live In Concert To Film, the sold out presentation of Disney's 1989 animated classic THE LITTLE MERMAID at the 17,000-seat Hollywood Bowl have indeed created a wholly wonderful experience. But it owes much of its must-see status to the winning all-star line-up that has been assembled for this special event. Yet, although the cast may have been the initial draw, the audience was treated to a truly magical evening all around. (more...)

Third Show Added to DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID LIVE IN CONCERT at the Hollywood BowlThird Show Added to DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID LIVE IN CONCERT at the Hollywood Bowl
by Adam Jay - Apr 25, 2016

Fans of Disney's animated classic, DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID, will now have another chance to see 'DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID LIVE IN CONCERT' at the Hollywood Bowl on Monday, June 6. (more...)

VIDEO PROFILE: Remembering Howard Ashman On The 25th Anniversary Of His PassingVIDEO PROFILE: Remembering Howard Ashman On The 25th Anniversary Of His Passing
by Michael Dale - Mar 14, 2016

The lyricist of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, THE LITTLE MERMAID and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and was lost to AIDS at age 40. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/19/16- CRAZY FOR YOUSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/19/16- CRAZY FOR YOU
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2016

Today in 1992, Crazy for You opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1622 performances. Crazy for You is a musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as 'The New Gershwin Musical Comedy', it is largely based on the songwriting team's 1930 musical, Girl Crazy, but interpolates songs from several other productions as well. Crazy for You won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Musical. The Broadway production was directed by Mike Ockrent and choreographed by Susan Stroman.The cast included Jodi Benson as Polly, Harry Groener as Bobby Child, Bruce Adler as Bela Zangler, John Hillner as Lank Hawkins, Michele Pawk as Irene Roth, Jane Connell as Mother, and Beth Leavel as Tess. (more...)

BWW Review: Jodi Benson and Charlie Brown at SF SymphonyBWW Review: Jodi Benson and Charlie Brown at SF Symphony
by Harmony Wheeler - Dec 21, 2015

San Francisco continues a – hopefully – new tradition this week with “A Charlie Brown Christmas – Live!” This delightful program had its West Coast premiere last season, with first-half vocals from Lisa Vroman and the Symphony Chorus. This week, the concert features “Little Mermaid” voice Jodi Benson, a perfect choice for the production's youthful target audience. (more...)

BWW Review: Brian Stokes Mitchell at SF SymphonyBWW Review: Brian Stokes Mitchell at SF Symphony
by Harmony Wheeler - Dec 18, 2015

Performer Brian Stokes Mitchell speaks of his desire to uplift his audience by adding character to his music. Davies Symphony Hall discovered his exact meaning Wednesday when "Stokes" - "affectionately" called so by conductor Randall Craig Fleischer - immediately lit up the stage with a hearty smile. His personality, as joyful and inspiring as the holiday season celebrated, tells a story in itself. (more...)

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama Presents MAN OF LA MANCHA, Now thru 11/22UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama Presents MAN OF LA MANCHA, Now thru 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents the classic Broadway musical, Man of La Mancha, tonight, November 14 - 22, 2015. The show marks the first performance in the 'Care/Cure/Corruption' Series for the 2015-16 Drama season. The production also marks the department's return to the Irvine Barclay Theatre stage. (more...)

Disney Dazzles at Inaugural Fundraising Gala in San FranciscoDisney Dazzles at Inaugural Fundraising Gala in San Francisco
by Linda Hodges - Nov 7, 2015

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UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama to Present MAN OF LA MANCHA, 11/14-22UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama to Present MAN OF LA MANCHA, 11/14-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents the classic Broadway musical, Man of La Mancha, November 14 - 22, 2015. The show marks the first performance in the 'Care/Cure/Corruption' Series for the 2015-16 Drama season. The production also marks the department's return to the Irvine Barclay Theatre stage. (more...)

An ENCHANTED Wishlist- What We Want/Need in the Sequel!An ENCHANTED Wishlist- What We Want/Need in the Sequel!
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

There is still so much to know about the movie, and lots of time to stew about it, so we thought we'd get our official wishlist out to Disney early! Read on to find out what we can't live without when it comes to DISENCHANTED! (more...)

VIDEO: THE LITTLE MERMAID's 'Kiss the Girl' Inspires Real-Life Romance!VIDEO: THE LITTLE MERMAID's 'Kiss the Girl' Inspires Real-Life Romance!
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

The Little Mermen, NYC's favorite Disney cover band, serenaded couples in Washington Square Park to try and get them to kiss. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID at SaengerBWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID at Saenger
by Tara Bennett - Sep 18, 2015

All little girls have a favorite Disney princess. Today, it's either Elsa or Anna, but for women who are still girls at heart, their princess could be Belle or Jasmine. For me, my princess is Ariel. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID at TUTSBWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID at TUTS
by Brett Cullum - Sep 12, 2015

THE LITTLE MERMAID is perfect for little girls who want to be Ariel when they grow up, but adults may find it too simple a tale. (more...)

BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre Conservatory's CRAZY FOR YOUBWW Review: North Carolina Theatre Conservatory's CRAZY FOR YOU
by Jeffrey Kare - Aug 17, 2015

Just as another Gershwin-based musical An American in Paris is currently playing big on Broadway, the triangle area was recently treated to a performance of the 1992 Tony-Winning Best Musical Crazy for You presented by the North Carolina Theatre Conservatory Master Summer Theatre Arts School. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Theatre by the Sea Makes a Splash with THE LITTLE MERMAIDBWW Reviews: Theatre by the Sea Makes a Splash with THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Veronica Bruscini - Jul 27, 2015

Theatre by the Sea continues its 2015 season with a colorful and thoroughly enjoyable production of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID. With ocean breezes only steps from the theater doors, Matunuck's stage is the perfect host for this tale of undersea kingdoms, fairy-tale adventures, and the power of true love. (more...)

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