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THE WIZARD OF OZ National Tour to Play Fox Theatre, 5/13-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced that the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ will play May 13-18 in St. Louis. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Rehearsals Now Underway for West End Revival of MISS SAIGON!
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2014

Miss Saigon, currently booking for performances through to Saturday 25th October 2014, will make its highly anticipated return to the West End on Saturday 3 May 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. Rehearsals for the revival are currently underway in London - and you can check out a video featuring Eva Noblezada (Kim) arriving in London, introductions from the creative team, and behind-the-scenes content from the rehearsal studio! (more...)

El estreno de 'Sister Act' en el Teatre Tívoli de Barcelona será el 24 de octubre
by Roberto Rodriguez - Apr 04, 2014

Ya se encuentran a la venta las entradas para este divino musical, que estará producido por Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment y El Terrat. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: PHANTOM's Ben Jacoby and Julia Udine Sing 'All I Ask of You'
by Stage Tube - Apr 02, 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has just made its Philadelphia premiere at the Academy of Music. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM, the most successful musical of all-time, is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. In the video below, Ben Jacoby and Julia Udine perform 'All I Ask of You' on CBS Philly. (more...)

Brad Oscar Joins Company of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour as 'Monsieur Firmin'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The producers of the spectacular new national touring production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA announced today that Tony Award nominee Brad Oscar will assume the role of 'Monsieur Firmin' when he joins the production in Philadelphia at the Academy of Music, beginning Monday, April 7. He joins Cooper Grodin as 'The Phantom,' Julia Udine as 'Christine Daae,' Ben Jacoby as 'Raoul,' Jacquelynne Fontaine as 'Carlotta Giudicelli,' Edward Staudenmayer as 'Monsieur Andre,'Linda Balgord as 'Madame Giry,' Frank Viveros as 'Ubaldo Piangi' and Hannah Florence as 'Meg Giry'. Mr. Oscar succeeds original cast member Craig Bennett in the role. (more...)

Ramin Karimloo Reveals Inspiration Behind His LES MISERABLES Body
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Anyone who has yet made it to the Imperial Theatre to see the new revival of Les Miserables is well aware of Ramin Karimloo's killer body. In a recent interview with the NY Post, Karimloo revealed the work that went behind achieving his Valjean physique. He told NYP: 'Hugo says Jean Valjean was a man of medium height, broad-shouldered, robust and in the prime of his life,' Karimloo says. ' Whatever he did to keep himself fit and strong - and I'm sure he wasn't doing yoga in prison! - he had the wherewithal. So I thought, 'I'll start getting in shape.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Hot Shots! Take a First Look at Broadway's Sizzling New Cast of LES MISERABLES!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

No Days More! Broadway's LES MISERABLES revival raised the barricade last night, as the show officially opened at the Imperial Theatre. Below, check out the FIRST sizzling photos of the new cast and production on stage. Do you hear the people sing? (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

No Days More! Broadway's LES MISERABLES revival raised the barricade last night, as the show officially opened at the Imperial Theatre. Below, check out the FIRST sizzling photos of the new cast and production on stage. Do you hear the people sing? (more...)

Photo Coverage: After the Barricade- LES MISERABLES Cast Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's new production ofAlain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Miserables opened last night, Sunday, March 23 on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre. The cast of the new LES MIZ features Ramin Karimloo as Jean Valjean; Will Swenson as Javert; Caissie Levy as Fantine; Nikki M. James as Eponine; Andy Mientus as Marius; Samantha Hillas Cosette; acclaimed Canadian actor Cliff Saunders as Thenardier; Tony Award nominee Keala Settle as Madame Thenardier and Kyle Scatliffe, as the revolutionary Enjolras. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can catch full coverage from the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside LES MISERABLES' Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's new production ofAlain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Miserables opened last night, Sunday, March 23 on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre. The cast of the new LES MIZ features Ramin Karimloo as Jean Valjean; Will Swenson as Javert; Caissie Levy as Fantine; Nikki M. James as Eponine; Andy Mientus as Marius; Samantha Hill as Cosette; acclaimed Canadian actor Cliff Saunders as Thenardier; Tony Award nominee Keala Settle as Madame Thenardier and Kyle Scatliffe, as the revolutionary Enjolras. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can catch full coverage from the theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: LES MISERABLES Company Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's new production ofAlain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Miserables opened last night, Sunday, March 23 on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre. The cast of the new LES MIZ features Ramin Karimloo as Jean Valjean; Will Swenson as Javert; Caissie Levy as Fantine; Nikki M. James as Eponine; Andy Mientus as Marius; Samantha Hill as Cosette; acclaimed Canadian actor Cliff Saunders as Thenardier; Tony Award nominee Keala Settle as Madame Thenardier and Kyle Scatliffe, as the revolutionary Enjolras. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can catch full coverage from the curtain call below! (more...)

'Sister Act' se estrenará en el Teatre Tívoli de Barcelona en otoño
by Roberto Rodriguez - Mar 24, 2014

Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment y El Terrat serán los productores del musical, para el que esta semana se realizarán audiciones en Barcelona y Madrid. (more...)

EVITA National Tour to Play TUTS, 5/6-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) invites Houstonians to experience the passion and seduction of the Tony Award-winning elegant masterpiece EVITA, running May 6 - 18 at Hobby Center's Sarofim Hall. (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to Take Over in PHANTOM This May!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

This just in! Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group just announced that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will welcome a starry leading combination beginning Monday, May 12. (more...)

BWW Reviews: EVITA - A New Rendition
by Jimmy Ferraro - Mar 20, 2014

EVITA won 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical and six Drama Desk Awards. If you never saw a live, production of "EVITA", GO SEE IT! (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Comes to the Kimmel Center, Now thru April 13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group has announced the casting and initial tour schedule for their spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA launching a major North American Tour in Providence, R.I. at the Providence Performing Arts Center. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM, the most successful musical of all-time, will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. (more...)

Dallas Summer Musicals Welcomes THE WIZARD OF OZ, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Dallas Summer Musicals is delighted to announce that the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ will play today, March 18-30 at the Music Hall at Fair Park. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Flies Into Detroit, 6/17-29; Kids' Night Set for Opening
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Broadway In Detroit is delighted to announce that the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ will play the Detroit Opera House, June 17 - 29, 2014. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Comes to Detroit, 6/17-29; Tickets on Sale 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Broadway In Detroit is delighted to announce that the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ will play the Detroit Opera House, June 17 - 29, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's LES MISERABLES Perform 'One Day More' on GMA
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The cast of Broadway's LES MISERABLES revival raised the barricade on ABC's Good Morning America today, with a stirring performance of 'One Day More.' (more...)

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