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BWW Flashback: Farewell to Carole! Tony Winner Jessie Mueller Enters Final Week of Performances in BEAUTIFULBWW Flashback: Farewell to Carole! Tony Winner Jessie Mueller Enters Final Week of Performances in BEAUTIFUL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, 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 later this week on March 6 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street). Below, we tribute Mueller's final week of performances with a special flashback of her journey with the show. (more...)

Melissa Errico and Graham Rowat Lead Workshop of Gopnick and Shire's TABLE TodayMelissa Errico and Graham Rowat Lead Workshop of Gopnick and Shire's TABLE Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The new musical TABLE, penned by New Yorker contributor Adam Gopnik and Academy Award winner David Shire, begins a month-long 'lab' workshop today, February 23. Under the wings of the Long Wharf Theatre, and director Gordon Edelstein, Melissa Errico and Graham Rowat lead the cast. (more...)

Melissa Errico and Graham Rowat to Headline Workshop of Gopnick and Shire's TABLEMelissa Errico and Graham Rowat to Headline Workshop of Gopnick and Shire's TABLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

The new musical TABLE, penned by New Yorker contributor Adam Gopnik and Academy Award winner David Shire, begins a month-long 'lab' workshop on Monday February 23. Under the wings of the Long Wharf Theatre, and director Gordon Edelstein, Melissa Errico (BULL BURHAM) and Graham Rowat lead the cast. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL Wins Best Musical Theatre Album at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards!BEAUTIFUL Wins Best Musical Theatre Album at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL has won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album! (more...)

BWW Interview: 'The Music of Whitney Houston' Comes To Life With Rashidra ScottBWW Interview: 'The Music of Whitney Houston' Comes To Life With Rashidra Scott
by Joseph OHern - Jan 21, 2015

From an early age, Rashidra Scott was known as the little girl with the big voice. “She's the reason why I'm singing,” Rashidra said of Whitney Houston. After already receiving glowing reviews from her performances with the St. Louis Symphony and the Mobile Symphony Orchestra, Rashidra makes her way to Jacksonville, Florida, this weekend to once again take on The Music of Whitney Houston. (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...)

BWW Exclusive: Jackie Burns, Anthony Warlow, and More Set for Reading of JEKYLL AND HYDE in Prep for 25th Anniversary International ProductionBWW Exclusive: Jackie Burns, Anthony Warlow, and More Set for Reading of JEKYLL AND HYDE in Prep for 25th Anniversary International Production
by Louisa Brady - Jan 16, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that there will be a 25th Anniversary International Production of JEKYLL AND HYDE next year, and Broadway veterans Anthony Warlow, Jackie Burns, and Teal Wicks are currently leading a reading of the new production. (more...)

Broadway's BEAUTIFUL Holds National Open Casting Calls, Beginning TodayBroadway's BEAUTIFUL Holds National Open Casting Calls, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that they will be holding a nationwide open casting call for the most sought-after role on Broadway, the title role in Beautiful -The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter. The show's casting directors will hold an open call for 'Carole King' at New York City's Ripley Grier Studios (520 Eighth Avenue) today, January 16, 2015 and will also search nationally for Caroles and other cast members for the Broadway, touring and international productions of the smash hit musical. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: London Cast of BEAUTIFUL Wishes Broadway Company a Happy First Anniversary!STAGE TUBE: London Cast of BEAUTIFUL Wishes Broadway Company a Happy First Anniversary!
by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2015

The London cast of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical sent a video message, including a performance of 'You've Got a Friend,' to the Broadway company ahead of their one year anniversary - check it out below! (more...)

BEAUTIFUL Podcast Featuring Cast Album Commentary Now AvailableBEAUTIFUL Podcast Featuring Cast Album Commentary Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Ghostlight Records announced today that a podcast containing exclusive commentary from cast members of the Tony Award-winning hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical is now available for download. (more...)

'THE STARS ARE BRIGHTLY SHINING' Broadway Brunch Benefit Set for Today'THE STARS ARE BRIGHTLY SHINING' Broadway Brunch Benefit Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Arbender Robinson, Crystal Dickinson, Jerry Dixon, Lauren Elder and Tony Award-nominee Keala Settle are among Broadway actors participating in 'The Stars Are Brightly Shining: A Broadway Brunchtime Series Holiday Benefit Concert Treat' today, December 18, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at NYC's Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen . (more...)

Broadway's BEAUTIFUL to Hold National Open Casting Calls This WinterBroadway's BEAUTIFUL to Hold National Open Casting Calls This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that they will be holding a nationwide open casting call for the most sought-after role on Broadway, the title role in Beautiful -The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter. The show's casting directors will hold an open call for 'Carole King' at New York City's Ripley Grier Studios (520 Eighth Avenue) on Friday, January 16, 2015 and will also search nationally for Caroles and other cast members for the Broadway, touring and international productions of the smash hit musical. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller, Jarrod Spector & Anika Larsen Perform at Apple Store SohoPhoto Coverage: BEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller, Jarrod Spector & Anika Larsen Perform at Apple Store Soho
by Walter McBride - Dec 17, 2014

The stars of the Broadway smash hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, just discussed their Grammy Nominated Originally Broadway Cast Recording at the Apple Store Soho (103 Princes Street, NYC) on yesterday, December 16. Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller was joined by her Tony Award nominated co-stars Anika Larsen and Jarrod Spector ('Cynthia Weil' and 'Barry Mann') and Musical DirectorJason Howland for a performance and discussion moderated by journalist Suzy Evans (a contributor to Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times and more). BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photo coverage of the performances below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jessie Mueller, Jarrod Spector & Anika Larsen Talk BEAUTIFUL at Apple Store SohoPhoto Coverage: Jessie Mueller, Jarrod Spector & Anika Larsen Talk BEAUTIFUL at Apple Store Soho
by Walter McBride - Dec 17, 2014

The stars of the Broadway smash hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, just discussed their Grammy Nominated Originally Broadway Cast Recording at the Apple Store Soho (103 Princes Street, NYC) on yesterday, December 16. Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller was joined by her Tony Award nominated co-stars Anika Larsen and Jarrod Spector ('Cynthia Weil' and 'Barry Mann') and Musical Director Jason Howland for a performance and discussion moderated by journalist Suzy Evans (a contributor to Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times and more). BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL Talk Grammy Nominated Album Today at the Apple Store SohoJessie Mueller, Cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL Talk Grammy Nominated Album Today at the Apple Store Soho
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing welcome the stars of the Broadway smash hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, to discuss their Grammy Nominated Originally Broadway Cast Recording at the Apple Store Soho (103 Princes Street, NYC) today, December 16th at 4:00 PM. (more...)

Jessie Mueller and the Cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL to Discuss Grammy Nominated Album at Apple Store SohoJessie Mueller and the Cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL to Discuss Grammy Nominated Album at Apple Store Soho
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that the stars of the Broadway smash hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, with discuss their Grammy Nominated Originally Broadway Cast Recording at the Apple Store Soho (103 Princes Street, NYC) on Tuesday, December 16th at 4:00 PM. (more...)

'THE STARS ARE BRIGHTLY SHINING' Broadway Brunch Benefit Set for 12/18'THE STARS ARE BRIGHTLY SHINING' Broadway Brunch Benefit Set for 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Arbender Robinson, Crystal Dickinson, Jerry Dixon, Lauren Elder and Tony Award-nominee Keala Settle are among Broadway actors participating in 'The Stars Are Brightly Shining: A Broadway Brunchtime Series Holiday Benefit Concert Treat' on Thursday, December 18, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at NYC's Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen (www.holyapostlessoupkitchen.org). (more...)

The Ensemblist Reveals First Annual 'Ensemblist Awards'!The Ensemblist Reveals First Annual 'Ensemblist Awards'!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

To celebrate this year full of amazing guests and all of the the artists that make Broadway tick, Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the first annual "Ensemblist Awards" in collaboration with BLEEP Magazine. (more...)

Ghostlight Releases BEAUTIFUL, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Album CommentariesGhostlight Releases BEAUTIFUL, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Album Commentaries
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Ghostlight Records has announced the launch of the new series 'Ghostlight Shines On...' presenting exclusive audio commentary on some of its major recordings from Broadway and beyond. The series currently features commentary for two hit albums the label released in 2014: the Broadway smash Beautiful - The Carole King Musical and the beloved score for The Bridges of Madison County, which won 2014 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Orchestrations. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Justin Vivian Bond, Leah Ryan and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 10/12Betty Buckley, Justin Vivian Bond, Leah Ryan and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its shows running from today, October 1 to 12, 2014. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows. (more...)

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