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The Rumor Is True! ANASTASIA Will Open in UK, Germany, Russia, Japan & More; US Tour Plans Underway!The Rumor Is True! ANASTASIA Will Open in UK, Germany, Russia, Japan & More; US Tour Plans Underway!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The producers of the new musical, ANASTASIA, are pleased to announce plans for international productions of the hit musical across Europe, Asia, United Kingdom, Australia and South America. The list of international markets with plans underway for ANASTASIA include Germany, Holland Spain, Russia, Korea, Japan, Mexico, China and more to be announced. Plans for a North American tour are also underway. A confirmed production timeline will be announced soon. (more...)
VIDEO: ANCESTRY Teams with ANASTASIA Cast, Finds Russian DNA ConnectionsVIDEO: ANCESTRY Teams with ANASTASIA Cast, Finds Russian DNA Connections
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

The new Broadway musical Anastasia has teamed with the global leader in family history and consumer genomics: ANCESTRY. Every night, the title character in the new Broadway musical Anastasia, goes on a journey to discover her past and connect to the family and history she once had. For the launch of the collaboration, Anastasia & ANCESTRY completed AncestryDNA and family research history on the musical's authors, leading actors and producers. Watch the video below for a sneak peek at the results! (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: Go Inside the ANASTASIA Gypsy Robe CeremonyExclusive Photo Coverage: Go Inside the ANASTASIA Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - April 28, 2017

What started as a 1997 animated movie with music by composers Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens is now a full-blown Broadway musical that's been twenty years in the making. Earlier this week, Anastasia opened at the Broadhurst Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony. Check out photos with recipient Shina Ann Morris below! (more...)
VIDEO: ANASTASIA Star Christy Altomare Performs 'Journey to the Past' on 'Today'VIDEO: ANASTASIA Star Christy Altomare Performs 'Journey to the Past' on 'Today'
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Christy Altomare, the star of the new Broadway musical ANASTASIA, stopped by NBC's 'Today' as part of the morning show's 'Best of Broadway Week.' Below, watch her dazzling performance of 'Journey to the Past.'  (more...)
BWW TV: Once Upon an April... ANASTASIA Opened on Broadway!BWW TV: Once Upon an April... ANASTASIA Opened on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - April 25, 2017

What started as a 1997 animated movie with music by composers Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens is now a full-blown Broadway musical that's been twenty years in the making. Last night, Anastasia opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, and after the curtain came down, the company celebrated at the Marriott Marquis. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and we're taking you inside the after party below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: From St. Petersburg to Paris to New York City-
 ANASTASIA Arrives on Broadway!Photo Coverage: From St. Petersburg to Paris to New York City- ANASTASIA Arrives on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - April 25, 2017

What started as a 1997 animated movie with music by composers Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens is now a full-blown Broadway musical that's been twenty years in the making. Last night, Anastasia opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, and after the curtain came down, the company celebrated at the Marriott Marquis. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and we're taking you inside the after party below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ANASTASIAPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ANASTASIA
by Walter McBride - April 25, 2017

The stage adaption of the animated classic, ANASTASIA opened on Broadway just last night at the Broadhurst Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you to the red carpet below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: ANASTASIA Gets a Royal Welcome on Broadway- Inside the Opening Night Bows!Photo Coverage: ANASTASIA Gets a Royal Welcome on Broadway- Inside the Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - April 25, 2017

The hotly anticipated stage adaption of the animated classic, ANASTASIA opened on Broadway just last night at the Broadhurst Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you inside the curtain call below! (more...)
BWW Review: ANASTASIA Brings Romantic Golden Age Style Back To BroadwayBWW Review: ANASTASIA Brings Romantic Golden Age Style Back To Broadway
by Michael Dale - April 25, 2017

No, that's not some forgotten Golden Age musical floating effervescently across the Broadhurst stage, but ANASTASIA sure has the old-fashioned romantic feel of one. The story of a young woman who may or may not be the presumed dead Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia has been told in many forms before - even as a short-lived 1965 Broadway musical called ANYA - but this new stage adaptation by Terrence McNally (book), Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) is surely a welcome variation. (more...)
And Bring Me Home At Last! See the Cast of ANASTASIA Take Opening Night BowsAnd Bring Me Home At Last! See the Cast of ANASTASIA Take Opening Night Bows
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

The hotly anticipated stage adaption of the animated classic, ANASTASIA opens on Broadway tonight. See the cast take their opening night bows in a video filmed live from the Broadhurst Theatre below! (more...)
Review Roundup: Have You Heard? ANASTASIA Opens on Broadway Tonight!Review Roundup: Have You Heard? ANASTASIA Opens on Broadway Tonight!
by Review Roundups - April 24, 2017

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway musical RAGTIME, the dazzling new musical ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920's, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family. (more...)
Red Carpet Roundup: BWW Hits the Festivities at Opening Night of ANASTASIA on BroadwayRed Carpet Roundup: BWW Hits the Festivities at Opening Night of ANASTASIA on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway musical RAGTIME, the dazzling new musical ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920's, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family. (more...)
BWW TV: ANASTASIA Journeys to Broadway- Watch Highlights!BWW TV: ANASTASIA Journeys to Broadway- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, opens tonight on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. (more...)
ANASTASIA to Audio Livestream 'In a Crowd of Thousands' During Tonight's Opening PerformanceANASTASIA to Audio Livestream 'In a Crowd of Thousands' During Tonight's Opening Performance
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, opens tonight on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. (more...)
In a Crowd of Thousands! Meet the Full Company of ANASTASIA, Opening Tonight on BroadwayIn a Crowd of Thousands! Meet the Full Company of ANASTASIA, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - April 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, dances into Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) tonight, April 24, 2017, produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. Scroll down to get to know the company before they take their opening bows! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look - Christy Altomare, Derek Klena and More Bring the Romanovs to Broadway in ANASTASIA!Photo Flash: First Look - Christy Altomare, Derek Klena and More Bring the Romanovs to Broadway in ANASTASIA!
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, will open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. BroadwayWorld has a first look at their 'journey to the past' onstage below! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 13: Happy Birthday, Liz Callaway!VIDEO: On This Day, April 13: Happy Birthday, Liz Callaway!
by Stage Tube - April 13, 2017

Broadway's Liz Callaway recently hit Chicago for a concert series focused around her album 'The Essential Liz Callaway.' Prior to her performances, she made a stop at Chicago Tonight  where she chatted about her career, family, and things she learned along the way. Then she treated audiences with a performance of ANASTASIA's 'Journey to the Past.' Check out the original voice of the animated Anastasia perform the number below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Journey to St. Petersburg with a First Look at ANASTASIA on Broadway!Photo Flash: Journey to St. Petersburg with a First Look at ANASTASIA on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2017

ANASTASIA began previews on March 23 and will open on Broadway on April 24 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor, and Mary Beth Peil. (more...)
BWW Interview: Choreographer Peggy Hickey on Designing the Dances for Broadway's ANASTASIABWW Interview: Choreographer Peggy Hickey on Designing the Dances for Broadway's ANASTASIA
by Bob Rizzo - April 5, 2017

ANASTASIA choreographer Peggy Hickey talks all things dance on her journey with the romantic and adventure-filled new musical...... (more...)
Photo Flash: Lily Tomlin Visits Broadway's ANASTASIAPhoto Flash: Lily Tomlin Visits Broadway's ANASTASIA
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2017

ANASTASIA is among the latest to hit Broadway, starting previews just this week on March 23; however, the show is already drawing in familiar faces. On Friday night, the company was visited by GRACE AND FRANKIE star Lily Tomlin who got the star treatment with a trip backstage to visit with the cast and composers Lynn Aherns and Stephen Flaherty. Check out the photos below! (more...)
ANASTASIA Announces New Block of Tickets on Sale Through January 7, 2018ANASTASIA Announces New Block of Tickets on Sale Through January 7, 2018
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Producers Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening) today announce a new block of tickets through January 7, 2018 and digital lottery for all available performances. (more...)
ANASTASIA Original Broadway Cast Recording Coming in JuneANASTASIA Original Broadway Cast Recording Coming in June
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Just announced, the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Anastasia will be released by Broadway Records.  (more...)
Lyricist Lynn Ahrens Explains Why She's Sticking By ANASTASIALyricist Lynn Ahrens Explains Why She's Sticking By ANASTASIA
by Stephanie Wild - March 9, 2017

Rhapsody Magazine for United Airlines recently talked to ANASTASIA lyricist Lynn Ahrens as she prepares for the show's Broadway opening. (more...)
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes - Meet the Characters of Broadway's ANASTASIAVIDEO: Behind the Scenes - Meet the Characters of Broadway's ANASTASIA
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2017

Inspired by the beloved film, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia comes to Broadway. ANASTASIA will begin previews on March 23, 2017 and open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). In the video below, go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team as they talk about their roles in the show! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Meet the Royal (?), Russian Cast of ANASTASIA on Broadway!Photo Coverage: Meet the Royal (?), Russian Cast of ANASTASIA on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - February 23, 2017

ANASTASIA will begin previews on March 23, 2017 and open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Starring Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor, and Mary Beth Peil, the musical features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally and a lush, original score by Tony Award winners Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics). Tony Award-winning director Darko Tresnjak directs. (more...)

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