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Bio:
John Edwards will be making his New York City Center Debut this March in Love Life (Hobo)! He is also set to star in the upcoming Michael Jackson bio musical MJ: The Musical. Other credits include: NYC revival of Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Lortel Nominee) Broadway and 1st Nat’l Tour of Jersey Boys ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
John Edwards will be making his New York City Center Debut this March in Love Life (Hobo)! He is also set to star in the upcoming Michael Jackson bio musical MJ: The Musical. Other credits include: NYC revival of Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Lortel Nominee) Broadway and 1st Nat’l Tour of Jersey Boys ... (read complete bio)
Wake Up With BWW 2/25: Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS Announced, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Viny Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/25: Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS Announced, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Vinyl, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2021

Today's top stories: streaming Broadway Backwards event announced, Once On This Island comes to limited edition orange vinyl, and more!

VIDEO: Go Inside the Revival for Encores! LOVE LIFE with Victoria Clark, Brian Stokes Photo VIDEO: Go Inside the Revival for Encores! LOVE LIFE with Victoria Clark, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin & More
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2021

The third installment of Encores! Inside the Revival features director Victoria Clark, Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and Consulting Producer for Musical Theater, and previous Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel as they revisit, Love Life a year later and discuss their process of imagining Kurt Weill and Alan Jay Lerner’s rarely seen 1948 musical. 

Broadway Catch Up: June 11 - Josh Groban, Josh Gad, Renee Fleming, and More! Photo Broadway Catch Up: June 11 - Josh Groban, Josh Gad, Renee Fleming, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2020

Catch up on yesterday's videos from your favorite stars, including Josh Groban, Josh Gad, Renee Fleming, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 6/11: Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, & Melissa Errico Join Seth Concer Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/11: Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, & Melissa Errico Join Seth Concert Series, RaĂşl Esparza & Samira Wiley Lead TARTUFFE Stream, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2020

Today's top stories: Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, & Melissa Errico join Seth Concert Series, RaĂşl Esparza & Samira Wiley will lead Tartuffe stream, and more!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE Reunite to Sing 'What I Got' Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE Reunite to Sing 'What I Got'
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2020

The cast of Because of Winn Dixie reunites to perform 'What I Got' over Zoom.

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel Promises LOVE LIFE Will Be Rescheduled Photo Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel Promises LOVE LIFE Will Be Rescheduled
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, City Center cancelled the remainder of its season due to the current health crisis. One production that was cancelled, was Love Life, which was set to run March 18 - 22, starring Kate Baldwin and Brian Stokes Mitchell. However, Jack Viertel, Encores! Artistic Director, has some promising news.

Wake Up With BWW 3/11: Select Broadway Shows to Sell $50 Tickets in March, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/11: Select Broadway Shows to Sell $50 Tickets in March, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020

Today's top stories: select Broadway shows (To Kill a Mockingbird, West Side Story, The Lehman Trilogy, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Book of Mormon) will be just $50 through March 29!

VIDEO: See Kate Baldwin & Brian Stokes Mitchell Rehearsing 'Here I'll Stay' From LOVE Photo VIDEO: See Kate Baldwin & Brian Stokes Mitchell Rehearsing 'Here I'll Stay' From LOVE LIFE
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2020

Rehearsals are underway for the New York City Center production of Love Life starring Kate Baldwin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Edwards, Sara Jean Ford, Isabella Houston, Owen Tabaka and Clarke Thorell. See a video of Kate Baldwin & Brian Stokes Mitchell

BWW TV: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores!  Photo BWW TV: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! LOVE LIFE
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 10, 2020

Next up at New York City Center  Encores! is Love Life, which runs for seven performances at New York City Center from March 18 - 22. Watch as the cast gives a very special sneak peek of 'Economics' and 'I Remember It Well' and tells us even more about what to expect from the show!

Photo Flash: First Look at Derek McLane's Scenic Design For MJ THE MUSICAL; Full Crea Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Derek McLane's Scenic Design For MJ THE MUSICAL; Full Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

The complete creative team has been announced for the upcoming musical, MJ, on Broadway.

John Edwards, Sara Jean Ford and More Join Kate Baldwin & Brian Stokes Mitchell in En Photo John Edwards, Sara Jean Ford and More Join Kate Baldwin & Brian Stokes Mitchell in Encores! LOVE LIFE; Complete Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020

New York City Center today announced complete casting for the Encores! production of Love Life. Joining previously announced cast members Kate Baldwin (Susan Cooper) and Brian Stokes Mitchell (Sam Cooper) are John Edwards (Hobo), Sara Jean Ford (Miss Ideal Man), Isabella Houston (Elizabeth Cooper), Owen Tabaka (Johnny Cooper), and Clarke Thorell (Bill/Mr. Cynic).

Up on the Marquee: MJ THE MUSICAL Photo Up on the Marquee: MJ THE MUSICAL
by Walter McBride - Jan 28, 2020

Preview performances of MJ the Musical will begin on Monday, July 6th, with Opening Night set for Thursday, August 13th at 6:30 p.m., at the Neil Simon Theatre, New York City.

Photo Coverage: Jarrod Spector Brings (con)artist to Essey Campus Theatre Photo Photo Coverage: Jarrod Spector Brings (con)artist to Essey Campus Theatre
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 25, 2020

Jarrod Spector brought his newest solo show (con)artist to the Essey Campus Theatre last night and BroadwayWorld was there for the excitement. Check out the photos!

BWW Review: BACK WHERE IT BEGAN: AN EVENING WITH JEFF THOMSON AND FRIENDS at The Dupl Photo BWW Review: BACK WHERE IT BEGAN: AN EVENING WITH JEFF THOMSON AND FRIENDS at The Duplex Showcases Music Stands
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 20, 2020

An evening celebrating the work of composer Jeff Thomson also showcases singers' noncommittal attitude toward actually learning the words to the songs they sing.

Wake Up With BWW 1/8: SING STREET Will Transfer to Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/8: SING STREET Will Transfer to Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 8, 2020

Today's top stories: Sing Street will transfer to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre, Donna Vivino joins the tour of Cats, further casting for MJ the Musical, and more!

Quentin Earl Darrington, Whitney Bashor and More to Star in MJ Alongside Ephraim Syke Photo Quentin Earl Darrington, Whitney Bashor and More to Star in MJ Alongside Ephraim Sykes
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Lia Vollack Productions and The Michael Jackson Estate announced today the official cast for the upcoming World Premiere of MJ the musical on Broadway. Preview performances will begin on Monday, July 6th, with Opening Night set for Thursday, August 13th at 6:30 p.m., at the Neil Simon Theatre, New York City.

BACK WHERE IT BEGAN: An Evening with Jeff Thomson and Friends Comes to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2020

A host of Broadway and recording artists will join composer Jeff Thomson in concert on Sunday, January 19th at 7:00pm PM at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street).

Photo Coverage: Go Inside GR42 SINGS DISNEY VILLAINS Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside GR42 SINGS DISNEY VILLAINS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 28, 2019

The Green Room 42 just presented the seventh show of 'GR42 Sings' for a spooktacular evening of music! This year the series has celebrated Andrew Lippa, Alan Menken, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and Lin-Manuel Miranda's music. This installment celebrated the music that we all love to listen to during this Halloween season: Disney Villains.

Josie Todd, J. Robert Spencer, Isabel Keating, Among Stars of Goodspeed's BECAUSE OF  Photo Josie Todd, J. Robert Spencer, Isabel Keating, Among Stars of Goodspeed's BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

This summer Goodspeed Musicals will produce the heartwarming new musical Because of Winn Dixie. This touching tale based on the award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo will run June 28 - September 1 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners! Photo The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony.

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