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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...)

Edgar Allan Poe Musical 'NEVERMORE' Begins Tonight Off-BroadwayEdgar Allan Poe Musical 'NEVERMORE' Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), will begin performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) tonight, January 14, 2015, with an official opening night scheduled for Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cast Will Volunteer at God's Love We DeliverYOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cast Will Volunteer at God's Love We Deliver
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

To carry over the holiday spirit into the new year, cast members from the You Can't Take It With You Pulitzer Prize-winning revival by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman will be volunteering their time and working as a group at God's Love We Deliver. The cast will be helping prepare meals in the kitchen on Tuesday, January 20th for a three-hour afternoon shift. (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...)

NEVERMORE to Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday, 1/19NEVERMORE to Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday, 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), will celebrate Poe's 206th birthday at the Monday, January 19th 7pm performance with a special post show talk back. All ticket holders for that performance are encouraged to stay after the show to hear renowned Poe expert Richard Kopley of the Poe Studies Association and NEVERMORE creator Jonathan Christenson discuss the show and celebrate Poe's enduring legacy. Tickets can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (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...)

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...)

Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, Sydney Lucas & More Will Reprise Roles in FUN HOME on Broadway!Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, Sydney Lucas & More Will Reprise Roles in FUN HOME on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman announced today that TonyŽ Award-winner Michael Cerveris ('Bruce Bechdel'), three time TonyŽ Award nominee Judy Kuhn('Helen Bechdel'), Beth Malone ('Alison'), Obie Award-winner Sydney Lucas ('Small Alison'), Emily Skeggs ('Medium Alison'), and more will reprise their roles from The Public Theater's acclaimed production of Fun Home on Broadway this Spring. Joel Perez and Roberta Colindrez will also return to the cast, with Zell Morrow and Oscar Williams joining the production as Alison's brothers John and Christian respectively. With music by four-time TonyŽ Award nominee Jeanine Tesori, a book and lyrics by TonyŽ Award nominee Lisa Kron and direction by Drama Desk nominee Sam Gold, Fun Home will now begin preview performances at the Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway, NYC) on Friday, March 27th, with an official opening night set forSunday, April 19th. (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Richard Thomas to Join Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUAnna Chlumsky, Richard Thomas to Join Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Anna Chlumsky will take over for Rose Byrne in the hit Broadway revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. The two-time Emmy nominated actress will be joined by Richard Thomas, who will replace Mark Linn-Baker. (more...)

Photo Flash: Edgar Allen Poe Musical Play NEVERMORE to Open at New World Stages this WinterPhoto Flash: Edgar Allen Poe Musical Play NEVERMORE to Open at New World Stages this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe,a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), will begin performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, with an official opening night scheduled for Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Extends Broadway Run Through February 22YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Extends Broadway Run Through February 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Producers of You Can't Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize-winning revival by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, just announced the critically acclaimed show will extend its engagement throughSunday, February 22, 2015. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Anika Larsen, & Jarrod Spector to Remain with Broadway's BEAUTIFUL into 2015Jessie Mueller, Anika Larsen, & Jarrod Spector to Remain with Broadway's BEAUTIFUL into 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that Jessie Mueller, who won rave reviews and the 2014 Tony Award for her heartwarming portrayal of Carole King, has extended her contract in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical until March 6, 2015. Her co-stars, Tony Award-nominees Anika Larsen and Jarrod Spector, who play legendary songwriting couple Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, will remain in the show until September 2015. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Recoups Broadway InvestmentBEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Recoups Broadway Investment
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing have announced that the Tony Award-winning hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, has recouped its production costs in less than ten months on Broadway. Capitalized at $13 million, Beautiful has been breaking box office records at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street) since it opened in January and now becomes the first new musical of the 2013-2014 Season to recoup. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Jarrod Spector Participate in Reading for Hot New Musical BANDSTANDLaura Osnes, Jarrod Spector Participate in Reading for Hot New Musical BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Laura Osnes, Jarrod Spector and Beth Leavel participated this week in a reading of a hot new musical called BANDSTAND (more...)

Scott J. Campbell to Succeed Jake Epstein in Broadway's 'BEAUTIFUL'Scott J. Campbell to Succeed Jake Epstein in Broadway's 'BEAUTIFUL'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that Scott J. Campbell, previously with Jersey Boys, will step into the role of 'Gerry Goffin' in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, beginning Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Campbell will take over for Jake Epstein. Beautiful - The Carole King Musical opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street) on Sunday, January 12, 2014, where it has broken all box office records and continues to play to standing-room-only crowds nightly. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL- THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Play Durham Performing Arts Center, October 2015BEAUTIFUL- THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Play Durham Performing Arts Center, October 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

The First American National Tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway show Beautiful- The Carole King Musical will launch in September 2015, beginning at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in Providence, Rhode Island (September 15-20, 2015); a 12-week limited engagement at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago, IL (December 1, 2015 - February 21, 2016); and will play the Hollywood Pantages in Los Angeles, CA; DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham, NC in October 2015. (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Will Celebrate National Grandparents Day on 9/7YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Will Celebrate National Grandparents Day on 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

This Sunday, September 7th is National Grandparents Day. To celebrate the day, producers of You Can't Take It With You, which stars James Earl Jones as one of the most famous grandpas of the stage - Grandpa Martin Vanderhof, announce they will be honoring grandparents who have purchased tickets to see the 3 p.m. matinee. (more...)

West End's BEAUTIFUL Expected to Have an All-British CastWest End's BEAUTIFUL Expected to Have an All-British Cast
by Louisa Brady - Sep 5, 2014

Yesterday, producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced that this year's Broadway hit BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL will be transferring to the West End's Aldwych Theatre. According to Daily Mail, the producers further announced that the West End production would feature an all-British cast. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL National Tour to Play Hollywood Pantages as Part of 2015-16 SeasonBEAUTIFUL National Tour to Play Hollywood Pantages as Part of 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that the Tony Award-winning hit BEAUTIFUL-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its L.A. Premiere at the Hollywood Pantages as part of the 2015-2016 Season. This announcement comes four weeks prior to the start of the Hollywood Pantages' already announced 2014-2015 Season. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL Goes Abroad! Opens at West End's Aldwych Theatre in February and Launches US Tour in Fall 2015BEAUTIFUL Goes Abroad! Opens at West End's Aldwych Theatre in February and Launches US Tour in Fall 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that the Tony Award-winning hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will expand across America and the world in 2015. The West End production of Beautiful will begin previews on February 10, 2015 in the West End at London's Aldwych Theatre, with an official opening night set for February 25, 2015. The First American National Tour of Beautiful will launch in September 2015, beginning at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in Providence, Rhode Island (September 15-20, 2015); a 12-week limited engagement at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago, IL (December 1, 2015 - February 21, 2016); and will play the Hollywood Pantages in Los Angeles, CA; DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham, NC in October 2015; and Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, NC, among other cities across the country. (more...)

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