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Bio:
English dancer Leanne Cope is a former First Artist of The Royal Ballet. Cope trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company in 2003, promoted to First Artist in 2009. She retired from the Company in 2016 to focus on her work on Broadway, having taken a sabbatical from the Company ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
English dancer Leanne Cope is a former First Artist of The Royal Ballet. Cope trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company in 2003, promoted to First Artist in 2009. She retired from the Company in 2016 to focus on her work on Broadway, having taken a sabbatical from the Company ... (read complete bio)
76th Theatre World Award Ceremony Postponed Until Return of Live Theater in 2021/2022 Photo 76th Theatre World Award Ceremony Postponed Until Return of Live Theater in 2021/2022
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced, today, the 76th Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place when Broadway returns. Hosted annually by theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors.

Theater Stories: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, Vaudeville History, 
Theater Ghosts and More Photo Theater Stories: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, Vaudeville History, Theater Ghosts and More About The Palace Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features the Palace Theatre! Learn about the theatre's rich history with vaudeville, the films to have made their premiere at the theatre, including Citizen Kane and others, the most recent show to be performed in the theatre, the SpongeBob musical, and much more!

The Shows Must Go On Will Broadcast AN AMERICAN IN PARIS This Weekend Photo The Shows Must Go On Will Broadcast AN AMERICAN IN PARIS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2020

The Shows Must Go On will broadcast An American in Paris for free on YouTube this weekend!

Reagle Music Theatre and Eternal Artists NYC Present Virtual SANTA'S HOLIDAY EXTRAVAG Photo Reagle Music Theatre and Eternal Artists NYC Present Virtual SANTA'S HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston and Eternal Artists of New York City are teaming up to present SANTA'S HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA, an interactive virtual holiday celebration streaming via Zoom. Families with children from “one to 92” will enjoy performances by Broadway artists culminating in personal visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Broadway Rewind: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Dances to Broadway Photo Broadway Rewind: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Dances to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when An American in Paris opened at the Palace Theatre, where it played for 623 performances. Directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris was inspired by the Academy-Award winning film, and starred Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Veanne Cox, Jill Paice, Brandon Uranowitz, and Max von Essen.

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at the Signature 'Pas De Deux' From AN AMERIC Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at the Signature 'Pas De Deux' From AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, I Got Rhythm from An American in Paris!

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Châtelet Photo BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Châtelet
by Patrick Honoré - Dec 8, 2019

An American in Paris is back in Paris.

Everything You Need to Know About the CATS Movie! Photo Everything You Need to Know About the CATS Movie!
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 8, 2019

Jellicle cats, come one, come all! The long-awaited film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd-Webber's classic musical Cats is coming to movie theaters this December, and we can barely contain our excitement to see Grizabella, Rum Tug Tugger, Old Deuteronomy, and more come to the big screen. To get you all ready to see the Jellicle Ball on screen and celebrate International Cat Day, we've gathered all the info you need to know about the movie, from the casting to behind-the-scenes info. Check it all out!

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Return to Theatre Du Chatelet Late 2019 Photo AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Return to Theatre Du Chatelet Late 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

S'wonderful news! The Broadway and West End hit An American in Paris returns to the Theatre du Chatelet Nov. 28 through Jan. 1.

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ruthie Ann Miles and More to Present at Theatre World Awards Photo Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ruthie Ann Miles and More to Present at Theatre World Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

The Theatre World Awards will celebrate the 2019 Theatre World Award Honorees, the 7th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Nathan Lane, and the 11th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award Honoree Hampton Fluker at the landmark 75th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 3, 2019 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street), home of the sensational Broadway hit, The Cher Show.

Win a Year Subscription to BroadwayHD as Part of their #TonyTuesday Celebration Featu Photo Win a Year Subscription to BroadwayHD as Part of their #TonyTuesday Celebration Featuring AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

To celebrate the Tony Awards, BroadwayHD is highlighting one of the incredible Tony-nominated performances that are available to stream from their collection, and to celebrate, they are giving away a free annual subscription.

Hampton Fluker To Receive Dorothy Loudon Award at Theater World Awards Photo Hampton Fluker To Receive Dorothy Loudon Award at Theater World Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

It was announced today by The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation, Hampton Fluker (All My Sons) will be honored with the 11th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award at the 75th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Returns To UK Cinemas This May Photo AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Returns To UK Cinemas This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Trafalgar Releasing are pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the return of multiple-award-winning production, An American in Paris: The Musical, to cinemas throughout the UK on 7 May 2019. The film went on to achieve a place on the top ten box office of all Event Cinema releases in the UK in 2018.

KING OF THE YEES at Baltimore Center Stage - A Challenging Take on the Chinese Experi Photo KING OF THE YEES at Baltimore Center Stage - A Challenging Take on the Chinese Experience
by Charles Shubow - Nov 15, 2018

Talented cast knows how to some some laughs.

ANASTASIA at the Kennedy Center - Talented Cast Cannot Save a Disappointing Musical Photo ANASTASIA at the Kennedy Center - Talented Cast Cannot Save a Disappointing Musical
by Charles Shubow - Nov 12, 2018

This fable of a musical lacks passion and is rather bland.

Theatre World Awards Announced for Monday, June 3rd, 2019 Photo Theatre World Awards Announced for Monday, June 3rd, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Save the Date! The Theatre World Awards announced today the landmark 75th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday evening, June 3, 2019 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

PBS To Celebrate 'Broadway's Best' Every Friday This November! Photo PBS To Celebrate 'Broadway's Best' Every Friday This November!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Great Performances on PBS will present more of the Great White Way's brightest stars with a new "Broadway's Best" lineup premiering Fridays, November 2-23 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

VIDEO: Watch 'I Got Rhythm' From the Upcoming Great Performances' Premiere of AN AMER Photo VIDEO: Watch 'I Got Rhythm' From the Upcoming Great Performances' Premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2018

Great Performances "Broadway's Best" will roll out nationwide on PBS beginning Friday, November 2 at 9pm with the U.S. broadcast premiere of the extraordinary An American in Paris The Musical, followed by the debut of another beloved classic, Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music on Friday, November 9 at 9pm (check local listings).

BWW TV: BroadwayHD Releases AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Starring Robert Fairchild and Leanne Photo BWW TV: BroadwayHD Releases AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Starring Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 3, 2018

Arriving just in time for the 120th birthday of the legendary George Gershwin, las month, BroadwayHD debuted the dazzling hit musical An American in Paris, featuring a live captured performance from London's Dominion Theatre in 2018. The filmed performance headlines original Broadway stars Robert Fairchild as Jerry Mulligan and British Royal Ballet dancer Leanne Cope as Lise Dassin along with a company of 50 cast members including Haydn Oakley as Henri Baurel, Zoe Rainey as Milo Davenport, David Seadon-Young as Adam Hochberg and Jane Asher as Madame Baurel.

Great Performances to Premiere AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, and More of  Photo Great Performances to Premiere AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, and More of 'Broadway's Best'
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Great Performances presents more of the Great White Way's brightest stars with a new "Broadway's Best" lineup premiering Fridays, November 2-23 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Returning for a second year, this fall's lineup includes the beloved musicals "An American in Paris The Musical" and Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," as well as documentaries about the making of John Leguizamo's Tony-nominated play "Latin History for Morons" and 21-time Tony-winning director and producer Harold Prince. All programs will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.

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