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Official: CATS Finds Its Grizabella- Leona Lewis Will Play the Glamour Cat on Broadway!Official: CATS Finds Its Grizabella- Leona Lewis Will Play the Glamour Cat on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Producers The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization announced today that chart-topping British pop star Leona Lewis will play the role of 'Grizabella,' the Glamour Cat, in the first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical, CATS. One of the biggest hits in theatrical history, CATS will return to Broadway this summer at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street) with preview performances beginning Thursday, July 14, 2016, and an official opening set for Sunday, July 31, 2016. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Will Leona Lewis Replace Nicole Scherzinger in CATS on Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Will Leona Lewis Replace Nicole Scherzinger in CATS on Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - May 23, 2016

Now rumors are circulating that British singer Leona Lewis might take on the role instead. A source told the Daily Star that Lewis is Lloyd Webber's first choice to replace Scherzinger. (more...)

Nicole Scherzinger Says She Still 'Adores' Andrew Lloyd Webber Despite Passing on CATSNicole Scherzinger Says She Still 'Adores' Andrew Lloyd Webber Despite Passing on CATS
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

As previously reported, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber spoke to The Economist Radio this week and revealed that Nicole Scherzinger, who starred as Grizabella in the recent West End revival of Cats, had initially signed on for the upcoming Broadway production but changed her mind just before rehearsals got underway. Now, Scherzinger has responded to Lloyd Webber's 'furious' reaction, bearing no ill will toward the theatre legend. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Reveals Nicole Scherzinger Backed Out of CATS on Broadway: 'I'm Furious'Andrew Lloyd Webber Reveals Nicole Scherzinger Backed Out of CATS on Broadway: 'I'm Furious'
by Caryn Robbins - May 13, 2016

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber spoke to The Economist Radio this week and revealed that Nicole Scherzinger, who starred as Grizabella in the recent West End revival of CATS, had initially signed on for the upcoming Broadway production (more...)

Up on the Marquee: CATSUp on the Marquee: CATS
by Walter McBride - May 11, 2016

Producers The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization have announced the cast for the first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical, CATS. One of the biggest hits in theatrical history, CATS will return to Broadway this summer at the Neil Simon Theatre(250 W 52nd Street) with preview performances beginning Thursday, July 14, 2016, and an official opening set for Sunday, July 31, 2016. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Breaking News: Cast Announced for CATS Revival!Breaking News: Cast Announced for CATS Revival!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Producers The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization have announced the cast for the first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical, CATS. One of the biggest hits in theatrical history, CATS will return to Broadway this summer at the Neil Simon Theatre(250 W 52nd Street) with preview performances beginning Thursday, July 14, 2016, and an official opening set for Sunday, July 31, 2016. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's 'Atta Girls' Bring William Ivey Long's Fashions to Life!Exclusive Photo Flash: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's 'Atta Girls' Bring William Ivey Long's Fashions to Life!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

The ladies of Bullets of Over Broadway have been hard at work both on and off the stage, having just put together a stunning series of photos that tribute the Tony-nominated costume designs of William Ivey Long. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to debut just some of their creations, which bring Long's vision from the page to the stage. Be sure to check back later as a the fashion parade continues! To check out more of the Bullets Babes' photos, including their Saturday Intermission Pics, check out the show's official Twitter page: @BulletsOverBway (more...)

BWW Blog: Stephanie Martignetti of Broadway's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - New Shirt!BWW Blog: Stephanie Martignetti of Broadway's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - New Shirt!
by Guest Blogger: Steph Martignetti - Sep 14, 2012

Wednesday was a pretty typical two show day. My boyfriend, Dominic, asked me to stop by his office in midtown to see him after the matinee, so that's what I did. When I got there I noticed he was holding a bag from a local store at Penn State. Turns out he ordered me a new PSU tshirt! It was an extra thoughtful gift because they are only selling this style in State College right now. Bet you can guess what I'll be wearing this Saturday! (more...)

BWW Blog: Stephanie Martignetti in Broadway's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - Summer ReflectionsBWW Blog: Stephanie Martignetti in Broadway's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - Summer Reflections
by Guest Blogger: Steph Martignetti - Sep 5, 2012

Fall is my favorite season hands down, but before we are filled to the brim with candy corn, apples, pumpkin lattes and (in my case) birthday cake (Oct 9th is my bday!) I figured I would take this entry to reflect on what an outrageously special and exciting summer it's been! (more...)

Photo Flash: Memorial Day Weekend Saturday Intermission Pics - NEWSIES, JERSEY BOYS, West End's THE 39 STEPS and More!Photo Flash: Memorial Day Weekend Saturday Intermission Pics - NEWSIES, JERSEY BOYS, West End's THE 39 STEPS and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012

Do you ever wonder what your favorite Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour and regional stars are doing during intermission? Thanks to NEWSIES' Andrew Keenan-Bolger (@KeenanBlogger), dedicated performers and excited fans, now you can see for yourself. Keenan-Bolger started the trend when he was in Mary Poppins three years ago. Keenan-Bolger Tweeted today, May 26: 'Hey theatre tweeps, its time for Saturday Intermission Pics! Snap a pic of you or ur cast at intermish and tag #SIP' (more...)

Photo Exclusive: Behind-the-Scenes of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT's Cast Recording Session!Photo Exclusive: Behind-the-Scenes of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT's Cast Recording Session!
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2012

The Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT just recorded an Original Broadway Cast album and we have the Exclusive behind-the-scene shots, along with backstage photos of a recent performance! Factory label to be distributed by Sony. The album was recorded at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Long Island City, NY on May 20th and 21st. The release date will be announced soon. The album will be produced by six-time Grammy® nominee Robert Sher. (more...)

BWW's 2012 Valentine's Day Spectacular! 700+ Stars Tell Us 'What is the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever?'BWW's 2012 Valentine's Day Spectacular! 700+ Stars Tell Us 'What is the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever?'
by BWW - Feb 14, 2012

From Nick Jonas and Michael Urie to the Ladies of THE VIEW to Adam Pascal, Raul Esparza, Barbra Streisand to Alan Menken, Bernadette Peters to Susan Boyle, Colin Quinn to GLEE and Everything in Between - It's the BroadwayWorld.com 2012 Valentine's Day Special - It's the Biggest Ever! (more...)

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