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Bio:
B'way: Hello, Dolly!, Cats, On The Town, Newsies, Bye Bye Birdie, The Grinch (2006-2007), The Boy From Oz. TV: "So You Think You Can Dance," "Smash" Nat'l Tour: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, SYTYCD Tour 2011. Thanks to my family, Bloc, Pace University and this great OTT team! ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
B'way: Hello, Dolly!, Cats, On The Town, Newsies, Bye Bye Birdie, The Grinch (2006-2007), The Boy From Oz. TV: "So You Think You Can Dance," "Smash" Nat'l Tour: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, SYTYCD Tour 2011. Thanks to my family, Bloc, Pace University and this great OTT team! ... (read complete bio)
Photo Coverage: Go Inside the CAROUSEL Opening Night After Party Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside the CAROUSEL Opening Night After Party
by Walter McBride - Apr 13, 2018

Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel, under the direction of three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreography by Justin Peck, opened officially last night, Thursday, April 12. We're taking you inside the opening night after party in the photos below!

Never Walk Alone: Meet the Cast of CAROUSEL- Now in Previews! Photo Never Walk Alone: Meet the Cast of CAROUSEL- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Feb 28, 2018

Carousel is headed back to Broadway and its cast leaves nothing to be desired; get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

Official: Lindsay Mendez and John Douglas Thompson Join Broadway's CAROUSEL! Photo Official: Lindsay Mendez and John Douglas Thompson Join Broadway's CAROUSEL!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that stage star Lindsay Mendez has joined the revival of Carousel!

Rialto Chatter: Is Lindsay Mendez Joining Broadway's CAROUSEL? Photo Rialto Chatter: Is Lindsay Mendez Joining Broadway's CAROUSEL?
by Julie Musbach - Oct 11, 2017

The revival of Carousel is on its way to Broadway and it looks like stage star Lindsay Mendez may be joining the cast. No official announcement has been made, but an eagle-eyed viewer caught the actress's name up on the Imperial's marquee.

Breaking: Betsy Wolfe Departs CAROUSEL Revival Photo Breaking: Betsy Wolfe Departs CAROUSEL Revival
by Robert Diamond - Sep 18, 2017

Scott Rudin said, We wish Betsy well and are enormously disappointed she won't be able to join the company at the Imperial.

Up on the Marquee: CAROUSEL Arrives! Photo Up on the Marquee: CAROUSEL Arrives!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 7, 2017

Producers Scott Rudin and Roy Furman will soon present Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Justin Peck. Carousel will begin preview performances on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, and will officially open on Thursday, April 12 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). 

What's the Use of Wondrin? Meet the Broadway-Bound Cast of CAROUSEL Photo What's the Use of Wondrin? Meet the Broadway-Bound Cast of CAROUSEL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2017

It was recently announced that Carousel will begin performances at the Imperial Theatre next spring, starring Betsy Wolfe as Carrie Pipperidge, Alexander Gemignani as Enoch Snow, and Margaret Colin as Mrs. Mullin. This is in addition to the previous casting announcement that includes  Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow, Jessie Mueller as Julie Jordan, Renee Fleming as Nettie Fowler, Amar Ramasar as Jigger, and Brittany Pollock as Louise. Check out some videos of what the stars were doing before Carousel!

Breaking: Betsy Wolfe, Alexander Gemignani and Margaret Colin Join CAROUSEL on Broadw Photo Breaking: Betsy Wolfe, Alexander Gemignani and Margaret Colin Join CAROUSEL on Broadway; Cast & Theatre Announced!
by Robert Diamond - Sep 4, 2017

Producers¬†Scott Rudin¬†and¬†Roy Furman¬†announced today that Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical¬†Carousel, directed by three-time Tony Award¬ģ¬†winner¬†Jack O'Brien¬†and choreographed by¬†Justin Peck, will play the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) when it makes its return to Broadway next spring in one of the most deeply anticipated productions of the new season.

BWW Feature: Broadway's Ricky Ubeda and Amy Yakima Give Advice To This Season's Conte Photo BWW Feature: Broadway's Ricky Ubeda and Amy Yakima Give Advice To This Season's Contestants of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
by Gianluca Russo - Aug 21, 2017

As anticipated, season 14 of So You Think You Can Dance is rounding out to be a talented-packed hit. From contemporary, to ballroom, to hip hop, we can't wait to see this phenomenal group of dancers knocked it out of the park. Behind the glitz and glamour, however, is an intensive and exhausted rehearsal process each week. Having been through it themselves, Broadway's Ricky Ubeda, season 11 winner of SYTYCD, and Amy Yakima, season 10 winner, chatted with us about their advice for newcomers and how the show changed their entire life.

Michael Feinstein, BANDSTAND, Tovah Feldshuh and More Coming Up This August at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

This August, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details!

Lindsay Mendez and Ryan Scott Oliver's Actor Therapy Begins New Summer Intensive Workshops
by Julie Musbach - Jul 16, 2017

Acclaimed actor training ground Actor Therapy expands today to two summer programs: one, COLLEGE PREP, geared towards teens preparing for college admissions and a second, NEW YORK OR BUST, for newcomer performers looking to make their mark in The Big Apple.

Tomorrow Is 'Dolly Day' in New York City in Honor of HELLO, DOLLY! Broadway Opening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

To commemorate tonight's official opening of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler on Broadway, Mayor Bill de Blasio will officially proclaim tomorrow, Friday, April 21, 'Dolly Day' in New York City.

Hello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2017

The revival of Hello, Dolly opens tonight on Broadway, starring Bette Midler and featuring a star-studded cast. The Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpiece Hello, Dolly! is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows!

Call on Dolly! New Broadway Cast Recording of HELLO, DOLLY! Sets Spring Release
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Masterworks Broadway has announced the release of The New Broadway Cast Recording of Hello, Dolly! starring three-time Grammy Award-winning legend Bette Midler as Dolly Gallagher Levi.

Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Studio Recording Out on CD Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Physical CDs of the world premiere studio recording of Disney's Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, are now available wherever music is sold. Following its digital release on February 10, the studio cast recording continues to be available wherever digital music is sold and streamed.

Photo Coverage: Extra! Extra! NEWSIES Casts Unite to Celebrate Film Premiere
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 14, 2017

Audiences have a final chance to 'Seize the Day!' - tickets are now available for 'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!,' playing in U.S. movie theaters for three days only on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Saturday February 18 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times). Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre earlier this year, the event reunites original cast members Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and Ben Fankhauser.

World Premiere Studio Recording of Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY A New Musical Released Digitally Today
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 10, 2017

The world premiere studio recording of Disney's Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, is released digitally by Walt Disney Records today, February 10, 2017.

Exclusive Photo Coverage: CATS Cast Gets Ready for a Purrfect Holiday Season with Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 3, 2016

The holiday season is not complete without the perfect music to accompany it. 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' is the latest compilation album that embodies the spirit of the season like nothing else can. A project born completely out of love, 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' pairs the casts from famous Broadway musicals with songs that are both classic and new. The result is pure gold that will make you reach for the 'repeat' button over and over again.

Photo Coverage: Casts of CATS, WAITRESS & More Rehearse for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 23, 2016

America's favorite holiday tradition will once again kick off the season of joy as the 90th Annual MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE returns to march down the streets of New York on tomorrow morning.

Breaking News: Full Cast Announced for Bette Midler-Led HELLO, DOLLY! on Broadway!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 18, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin announced that, with the addition to the company of Beanie Feldstein, in the role of 'Minnie Fay,' principal casting is now complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Michael Stewart (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) Hello, Dolly!, starring the legendary Bette Midler. Directed by four-time Tony Award¬ģ winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winnerWarren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly! will begin performances at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) on March 15, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017.

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