Robert Lopez News

Date of Birth: February 23, 1975 (42)
Birth Place: United States
Gender: Male
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Says 'Hello' to Montreal (Again!)BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Says 'Hello' to Montreal (Again!)
by Noelle Hannibal - Apr 20, 2017

the BOOK OF MORMON, the smash hit, 2011 Tony Award winning musical by SOUTH PARK creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with EGOT/Composer Robert Lopez (AVENUE Q, FROZEN) says 'Hello' to Montreal in a short return engagement. (more...)

Hello! BOOK OF MORMON Performances Begin 8/1 at the Eccles TheaterHello! BOOK OF MORMON Performances Begin 8/1 at the Eccles Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a sold out 2 week run in 2015, returns to Salt Lake City for a limited engagement August 1 - August 10 at The Eccles Theater.  Single tickets will go on sale April 28 at 10AM. Tickets will be available at the Eccles Theater box office 131 Main Street, all Arttix.com outlets, by visiting Arttix.com, or by calling 801-335-2787. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 801-703-2057.  (more...)

BCT's SPRING SING features Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and More 4/24BCT's SPRING SING features Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and More 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Award winners Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez will sing Broadway melodies to support musical theatre scholarships at the 3rd annual Brooklyn Children's Theatre's SPRING SING on Monday, April 24, 2017. Kristen, an Oscar and Grammy winner, co-wrote Broadway's first a capella show, In Transit. Bobby, co-creator of Book of Mornon and Avenue Q, is the youngest ever person to win an EGOT - Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony awards. The pair are currently adapting their hit film Frozen for Broadway release in Spring, 2018. (more...)

Breaking: Jelani Alladin, Greg Hildreth, John Riddle & Robert Creighton Will Join Caissie Levy and  Patti Murin in FROZEN on Broadway!Breaking: Jelani Alladin, Greg Hildreth, John Riddle & Robert Creighton Will Join Caissie Levy and Patti Murin in FROZEN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Caissie Levy will star as Elsa and Patti Murin will star as Anna in Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen, opening at the St. James Theatre in spring 2018. Also joining the principal cast are Jelani Alladin as Kristoff, Greg Hildreth as Olaf, John Riddle as Hans and Robert Creighton as Duke of Weselton. (more...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, April 17, 2017Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, April 17, 2017
by - Apr 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Monday, April 17, 2017! (more...)

Season Nine Announced at Playhouse on Park!Season Nine Announced at Playhouse on Park!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Select guests at Playhouse on Park theater this past Sunday night were the first to learn of the 2017-2018 Mainstage Series. Joined by Executive Director Tracy Flater and Co-Artistic Director Darlene Zoller, Co-Artistic Director Sean Harris spoke from the stage with fervor: 'We are passionate about these pieces, and that resonates [with] the cast, crew, and design team. And because we're so intimate here, it'll bleed over into the audience. [Theater] becomes a communal experience, a beautiful event.' All three Co-Founders went on to announce Season Nine at Playhouse on Park: (more...)

Blackfriars Theatre Announces 2017-18 SeasonBlackfriars Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

One production still remains in Blackfriars Theatre's 67th Season: Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller's classic American drama about Willy Loman, the aging, failing salesman who makes his living riding on a smile and a shoeshine. (more...)

Let It Snow! FROZEN Producer Dishes on What's Next for the FranchiseLet It Snow! FROZEN Producer Dishes on What's Next for the Franchise
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 31, 2017

Disney is hard at work figuring out what comes next for the Frozen franchise. Entertainment Weekly recently spoke to the film's producer, Peter Del Vecho, and asked him to ask how are things coming along on the highly anticipated sequel.  (more...)

FROZEN Producer Peter Del Vecho Reveals Hit Film's Original Ending!FROZEN Producer Peter Del Vecho Reveals Hit Film's Original Ending!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 30, 2017

As part of Entertainment Weekly's 'Untold Stories' issue, FROZEN producer Peter Del Vecho reveals shocking elements of the original ending to Disney's mega-animated hit film FROZEN, including a massive avalanche, an army of snow monsters, Elsa being jilted at the altar and a fateful prophecy. (more...)

THE BITTER EARTH World Premiere to Launch NCTC's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Set!THE BITTER EARTH World Premiere to Launch NCTC's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

New Conservatory Theatre Center Founder & Artistic Director Ed Decker announced the line-up for NCTC's 2017-18 subscription season last night at NCTC's annual Season Announcement Party for subscribers, donors and artists. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alan Menken, Glenn Slater Lead Master Class for BMI Musical Theatre WorkshopPhoto Flash: Alan Menken, Glenn Slater Lead Master Class for BMI Musical Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) recently held their bi-annual Master Class for the renowned BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. The Master Class brings in celebrated composers and lyricists from the Broadway world to give feedback and critique musical theatre pieces developed by members of the esteemed workshop. Scroll down for photos, featuring writing team Alan Menken and Glenn Slater! (more...)

Music Theatre Kansas City to Present Local Professional Premiere of AVENUE QMusic Theatre Kansas City to Present Local Professional Premiere of AVENUE Q
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Music Theatre Kansas City (MTKC) is well known around town for offering steady, top-quality musicals performed by the city's best youth talent. Last year, MTKC introduced its first paid-professional production with The Last Five Years and the start of the longtime local theater company's expansion into professional-level performances. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shenandoah's Jake Emmerling Says 'Hello'BWW Interview: Shenandoah's Jake Emmerling Says 'Hello'
by Christopher Castanho - Mar 21, 2017

It's always a comfort knowing that alumni from your Musical Theatre program are working and doing great things in the entertainment industry. Jake Emmerling is doing just that, currently spreading the good word across the country in The Book of Mormon national tour as a member of the ensemble. After returning to his alma mater for an afternoon to teach a choreography masterclass, I was lucky enough to sit down with the performer and hear about his experience being on tour with such a big Broadway hit. (more...)

Bring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry DayBring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Tony Award Winning Avenue Q proudly announces its participation and observation in celebrating WORLD PUPPETRY DAY with special promo ticket offer. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Will Make Toronto Believe All Over AgainBWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Will Make Toronto Believe All Over Again
by Alan Henry - Mar 2, 2017

One of Broadway's biggest hits is back in Toronto and charming audiences for the third time. The Book of Mormon, which today is still one of Broadway's hottest tickets, is back due to overwhelming popular demand. (more...)

Breaking News: The Cold Never Bothered Them Anyway- Caissie Levy Will Join Patti Murin in Spring Lab of FROZENBreaking News: The Cold Never Bothered Them Anyway- Caissie Levy Will Join Patti Murin in Spring Lab of FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Well now we know! BroadwayWorld has just learned that Caissie Levy (Les Miserables, Ghost, Hair) will join Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu) in Disney's upcoming spring lab presentation of Frozen. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Offends and Entertains MasterfullyBWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Offends and Entertains Masterfully
by Dylan Shaffer - Feb 27, 2017

With shirts clean and pressed, and haircuts precise, the cast of The Book of Mormon tapped back into my heart as they did when the tour stopped in Pittsburgh four years ago. Since then, much has changed, both with the cast and with the societal conscience, but one thing remains the same: the show is hysterical and offensive in every way. (more...)

 Broadway By the Bay presents THE PRODUCERS Broadway By the Bay presents THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Broadway By the Bay opens its 2017 Season with THE PRODUCERS, the Mel Brooks laugh-out-loud musical spectacle.  THE PRODUCERS runs March 17th through April 2nd at the historic Fox Theatre in Redwood City (2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City, CA). (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Princess TheatreBWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Princess Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Feb 6, 2017

What do you get when you put the creators of South Park and Avenue Q in a room together to write a musical? The Book of Mormon. A musical about a pair of young Mormons, off on their 2 year mission to convert the African people. (more...)

$40 Lottery Ticket Policy Announced for THE BOOK OF MORMON$40 Lottery Ticket Policy Announced for THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Book of Mormon today announces a ticket lottery, in which a limited number of tickets will be sold by ballot for $40 each on the day of the performance. The show's ticket lottery policy began with the Broadway production, and has continued for all subsequent productions, which include two US National Tours and London's West End. The Book of Mormon is currently in previews at the Princess Theatre. Opening night is Saturday 4 February. (more...)

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