Robert Lopez News

Date Of Birth:
February 23, 1975 (39)
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Producer Reveals More on ABC's 'THE STORY OF FROZEN' Special; Confirms Broadway Plans
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

In an interview with TVGuide.com, FROZEN producer Peter Del Vecho revealed more details about ABC's upcoming 'STORY OF FROZEN' behind-the-scenes special, set to air next Tuesday, September 2. He also confirmed plans for the upcoming Broadway musical adaptation of the film as the 'next logical step' for the FROZEN universe. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Extends Through November at Princess of Wales Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The producers of THE BOOK OF MORMON, and The Nederlander Organization, announced today that due to popular demand, four additional weeks of performances - now through November 30, have been added to the Toronto engagement. Tickets for the new block of performances will be available to Front of The Line by American Express cardmembers in advance on Monday August 25 through Tuesday September 2 at 10PM. Tickets are available by visiting Mirvish.com, or by calling TicketKing at 416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333. There is a 12 ticket limit for the entire run of THE BOOK OF MORMON in Toronto. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/23- Andrew Rannells
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2014

Happy Birthday, Andrew Rannells! Rannells played Bob Gaudio in the First National Tour of Jersey Boys. In January 2009, he reprised the role of Gaudio in the musical's Broadway production. Rannells originated the role of Elder Price in The Book of Mormon, a musical written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q composer Robert Lopez. For his performance, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. His last performance was June 10, 2012. He will soon play Bryan Buckley in Ryan Murphy's new television series The New Normal on NBC. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of BOOK OF MORMON Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

The company of 'The Book of Mormon' on Broadway got together to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks INB Performing Arts Center House Record
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken the house record in Spokane, WA for the week ending August 17 the INB Performing Arts Center grossing $1,673,452.00 for a standard 8-performance week. THE BOOK OF MORMON breaks the record, previously set by Wicked in 2011. (more...)

El Capitan Theatre to Host FROZEN Sing-A-Long, 8/22-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special engagement of Disney's "Frozen" Sing-along version Aug. 22 - Sept. 7, 2014. Each screening will be accompanied by Elsa, live on stage, snow inside the theatre, plus the all-new short "Feast" from Walt Disney Animation Studios. (more...)

More Details Revealed on ABC's THE STORY OF FROZEN: MAKING A DISNEY ANIMATED CLASSIC
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

“The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic” is an all-new, original special in a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Lincoln Square Productions and Walt Disney Animation Studios. (more...)

Scoop: THE STORY OF FROZEN: MAKING A DISNEY ANIMATED CLASSIC on ABC - Tuesday, September 2, 2014
by - Aug 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE STORY OF FROZEN: MAKING A DISNEY ANIMATED CLASSIC, airing on ABC on Tuesday, September 2, 2014! (more...)

ABC to Air All-New Special THE STORY OF FROZEN: MAKING A DISNEY ANIMATED CLASSIC ft 'Exciting Announcements' on Film's Future!
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

'The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic' is an all-new, original special in a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Lincoln Square Productions and Walt Disney Animation Studios. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - ABC's THE STORY OF FROZEN: Making a Disney Animated Classic
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

'The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic' is an all-new, original special in a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Lincoln Square Productions and Walt DisneyAnimation Studios. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre Presents AVENUE Q, 9/12-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The South Bend Civic Theatre Presents Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical, 'Avenue Q' from September 12th through the 28th. (more...)

Disney's Sing-Along Edition of FROZEN Coming to DVD 11/18; Now Available for Pre-Order
by Movies News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Disney will release a sing-along edition of their animated Academy Award-winning film FROZEN to DVD on November 18th. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in Philadelphia; Runs Through 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken the house record in Philadelphia, PA for the week ending August 10 the Forrest Theatre grossing $1,678,495.00 for a standard 8-performance week. This tops the previous record, held by Jersey Boys in 2012 of $1,617,700.00. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Single Tickets Go on Sale 9/13 in Kitchener
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The producers of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards , including Best Musical, and Broadway Across Canada announced today that single tickets will go on sale Saturday September 13 at 10:00am in Kitchener (more...)

Adam Gwon, Sarah Hammond and Deborah Zoe Laufer Join 92Y's Fall 2014 O'Neill Center Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Join O'Neill Center artistic directors Wendy Goldberg, of the National Playwrights Conference, and Paulette Haupt, of the National Music Theater Conference, distinguished alumni Adam Gwon, Sarah Hammond and Deborah Zoe Laufer, and moderator Anne G. Morgan, for a look at the O'Neill's influential role as a theatrical laboratory over the last 50 years. (more...)

Skip the Coasters- Watch a Theme Park Performance Roundup!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 11, 2014

Over the weekend, two dozen thrill-seekers got more than they bargained for at Six Flags. Twenty four guests were trapped for five hours at 75 feet above the ground on the Joker's Jinx roller coaster in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Though all of the guests made it to solid ground physically unscathed, the situation got us thinking about all of the fun to be had at the great theme parks of the world- but at ground level. (more...)

AVENUE Q at TheatreWorks New Milford to Run 9/19-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Recently, filmmaker and master puppeteer, Roberto Ferreira, co-founder of the Puppet School of San Francisco, L.A., and New York, (www.PuppetSchool.com) came to TheatreWorks New Milford to prep the cast on the finer points of puppeteering for the premiere of the Theatre's upcoming hit musical comedy, AVENUE Q. With Book by Jeff Whitty and Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, this puppet-filled production won the coveted 2004 Tony 'Triple Crown' for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Lottery Policy for Orpheum Theatre Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, returns to Minnesota August 20--September 14, 2014 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre for a limited engagement. The production in Minneapolis is pleased to announce a pre-show ticket lottery, making a limited number of tickets available for $25 each, cash only, at the Orpheum box office, 910 Hennepin Avenue. THE BOOK OF MORMON is presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust as part of its 2014/15 Broadway on Hennepin Season. For more information, please visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: AVENUE Q Celebrates 11 Years on Stage!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Aug 01, 2014

The long-running Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q just celebrated its 11th anniversary in New York last night, July 31 at New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

AVENUE Q Celebrates 11th Anniversary in New York Tonight with Social Media Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

The long-running Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q celebrates its 11th anniversary in New York tonight, July 31 at 8 p.m. with a special interactive social media performance - THE INTERNET IS FOR Q! - at New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.), at which all audience members will be invited to post their experiences during the show on their mobile phones via Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Facebook, etc. Members of the creative team and former cast members are expected to attend - and tweet - the performance, as well, and the evening's events will include surprise twists live from the stage. (more...)

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