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EMOJILAND Comes To The Boch Center Shubert Theatre in June Photo EMOJILAND Comes To The Boch Center Shubert Theatre in June
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022

The Boston premiere of EMOJILAND comes to The Boch Center Shubert Theatre from Tuesday, June 14 ‚Äď Sunday, June 19, 2022. The national tour of the¬†2020 Off-Broadway show¬†that wowed NYC audiences (and critics alike) with its vibrance, electric energy and heart will be stopping in seven cities across America this summer.

Fully-Masked Performers Will Return to Off-Broadway's RESCUE RUE After Holiday Hiatus Photo Fully-Masked Performers Will Return to Off-Broadway's RESCUE RUE After Holiday Hiatus
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2021

The producers for Rescue Rue at DR2 Theatre have announced the show will return after a holiday hiatus. Originally scheduled to conclude performances on January 16, 2022, the show will now pause performances until the New Year, and the run will be extended to Sunday, January 30, 2022 with performances on a new varying schedule.

FALLING IN LOVE WITH MR. DELLAMORT Original Cast Recording Released Today Photo FALLING IN LOVE WITH MR. DELLAMORT Original Cast Recording Released Today
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021

The production will be released in association with Broadway Podcast Network, streaming in three unique episodes beginning July 30th.

Austin Playhouse Returns To Live Performance With A New Musical Workshop Photo Austin Playhouse Returns To Live Performance With A New Musical Workshop
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2021

Austin Playhouse announces a workshop production of the new musical The Battlefields of Clara Barton by Suzan Zeder and Jenn Hartmann Luck.

EMOJILAND Cancels Tonight's Performance Photo EMOJILAND Cancels Tonight's Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2020

Emojiland has canceled its performances this evening due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Emojiland Cast To Celebrate Cast Album Release On March 23 at Barnes & Noble Photo Emojiland Cast To Celebrate Cast Album Release On March 23 at Barnes & Noble
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2020

The cast of EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL will celebrate their cast album release at 7PM on Monday, March 23, at Barnes & Noble's 150 East 86th St. location.

Taylor Iman Jones Will Temporarily Join the Cast of EMOJILAND, Stepping in for Lesli  Photo Taylor Iman Jones Will Temporarily Join the Cast of EMOJILAND, Stepping in for Lesli Margherita
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2020

Arborhouse Productions & Visceral Entertainment (Michael Chase Gosselin and Tim Sulka) today announced that Taylor Iman Jones will temporarily join the cast of Emojiland The Musical, stepping into the role of Princess for Lesli Margherita who will be away for one week (Feb 18 - 23, a total of 8 performances), fulfilling a prior obligation.

Shelby Acosta, Karl Skyler Urban and More Join EMOJILAND; New Cast Members Announced Photo Shelby Acosta, Karl Skyler Urban and More Join EMOJILAND; New Cast Members Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020

Arborhouse Productions & Visceral Entertainment (Michael Chase Gosselin and Tim Sulka) today announced that Shelby Acosta and Karl Skyler Urban have joined the cast of Emojiland as understudies, along with Geena Quintos who has joined the company as a swing. 

BWW TV: EMOJILAND Cast Smizes Through the Latest Broadway Sessions! Photo BWW TV: EMOJILAND Cast Smizes Through the Latest Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Jan 29, 2020

This past Thursday at Broadway Sessions we were joined by cast & band members from Emojiland and just had an absolute blast! Performers included Heather Makalani (Aladdin), George Abud (The Band's Visit), Lena Gabrielle (Emojiland Music Director), Jacob Dickey (Aladdin), Tanisha Moore (Charlie and The Chocolate Factory), Jordan Fife Hunt (A Chorus Line), Ann Harada (Avenue Q), Laura Schein (Co-Writer and Star of Emojiland) with guest performers Isabel Stein and Zach Herman.  

Original Cast Recording of EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL Starring Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamo Photo Original Cast Recording of EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL Starring Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon and More Will Be Released
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2020

Broadway Records (Van Dean, President) announced today live at BroadwayCon, that the original cast recording of Emojiland THE MUSICAL is now available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com. The album will be available digitally on Friday, February 28, 2020 and available physically at www.Amazon.com beginning March 13, 2020.

EMOJILAND And Open Mic Mania Come to Broadway Sessions This Week Photo EMOJILAND And Open Mic Mania Come to Broadway Sessions This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2020

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, January 23rd, Broadway Sessions will welcome cast members from the Off Broadway hit Emojiland and more.

Photo Flash: Sneak Peak of EMOJILAND Scenic, Projection and Lighting Design Photo Photo Flash: Sneak Peak of EMOJILAND Scenic, Projection and Lighting Design
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 19, 2019

Arborhouse Productions & Visceral Entertainment today released a sneak peek of conceptual renderings for the new musical EMOJILAND by scenic designer David Goldstein and projection designers Lisa Renkel & POSSIBLE. The images vibrantly showcase the connection between the show's inherently technological setting and its advanced scenic, lighting, and projection design. EMOJILAND has allowed the production's design team to step outside the walls of traditional theatrical design to immerse the audience in the pixelated world within a smartphone.

Photo Flash: First Look at EMOJILAND Rehearsal Photos with Lesli Margherita, Josh Lam Photo Photo Flash: First Look at EMOJILAND Rehearsal Photos with Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2019

¬†Emojiland The Musical has just released its first rehearsal photos, which include shots of Broadway stars Lesli Margherita as Princess Josh Lamon as Prince and Ann Harada as Pile of Poo. The complete cast features Lucas Steele (Great Comet) as Skull, Max Crumm (Grease, Disaster, The Fantasticks) as Man In Business Suit Levitating emoji, Jacob Dickey (Aladdin Broadway as Aladdin) as Smiling Face with Sunglasses, (aka ‚ÄúSunny‚ÄĚ), Dwelvan David (Finding Neverland & The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Tours) as Guardsman, Heather Makalani (Aladdin) as Kissy Face, Tanisha Moore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tour) as Woman Dancing and Jordan Fife Hunt (A Chorus Line First Revival Tour) as Man Dancing, George Abud (The Band's Visit) as Nerd Face, Emojiland Co-Writer Laura Schein as Smiling Face with Smiling Eyes (aka ‚ÄúSmize‚ÄĚ), Emmy Winner & Grammy Nominee Felicia Boswell (NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE, Shuffle Along, Motown) as Police Officer, and Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture, YouTube's ‚ÄúBreaking Down the Riffs‚ÄĚ) as Construction Worker. The rehearsal was held on Monday, December 9 at New 42nd Street Studios.

Max Crumm, Jacob Dickey and More Will Round Out Star-Studded Cast of EMOJILAND Photo Max Crumm, Jacob Dickey and More Will Round Out Star-Studded Cast of EMOJILAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2019

The Emojiland kingdom is now complete! Arborhouse Productions & Visceral Entertainment (Michael Chase Gosselin and Tim Sulka) today announced that Max Crumm (Grease, Disaster) will take on the role of the Man In Business Suit Levitating emoji, along with Jacob Dickey (Aladdin Broadway as Aladdin) as Smiling Face with Sunglasses, (aka a?oeSunnya??), Dwelvan David (Finding Neverland & The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Tours) as Guardsman, Heather Makalani (Aladdin) as Kissy Face, Tanisha Moore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tour) as Woman Dancing and Jordan Fife Hunt (A Chorus Line First Revival Tour) as Man Dancing.

Tickets are Now on Sale for EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL Photo Tickets are Now on Sale for EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for Emojiland The Musical and are available for purchase online at Dukeon42.org; by phone at 646-223-3010; or in person at The Duke on 42nd Street at 229 West 42nd Street (Tuesdays-Fridays 4-7 and Saturdays 12-6). The production will have a limited Off-Broadway run Thursday, January 9, 2020 through Sunday, March 8, 2020 at The Duke on 42nd Street in New 42nd Street Studios (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). Emojiland The Musical garnered 12 nominations and 5 wins at the 2018 NYMF Awards and was a 2018 Richard Rodgers Award Finalist.

Lucas Steele Will Join The Cast Of EMOJILAND The Musical Photo Lucas Steele Will Join The Cast Of EMOJILAND The Musical
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2019

Ann Harada, George Abud, and More Join The Cast Of EMOJILAND The Musical Photo Ann Harada, George Abud, and More Join The Cast Of EMOJILAND The Musical
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2019

Additional casting has been announced for Emojiland, including George Abud (The Band's Visit) as Nerd Face, Emojiland Co-Writer Laura Schein as Smiling Face with Smiling Eyes (aka a?oeSmizea??), Emmy Winner & Grammy Nominee Felicia Boswell (NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE, Shuffle Along, Motown) & Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture, YouTube's a?oeBreaking Down the Riffsa??) as the loving couple, Police Officer and Construction Worker, and Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella) as Pile of Poo. They are joined by previously announced stars Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Dames at Sea) who will play Princess and Josh Lamon (The Prom, Groundhog Day) who will play Prince. Additional casting will be announced soon. The production will have a limited Off-Broadway run Thursday, January 9, 2020 through Sunday, March 8, 2020 at The Duke on 42nd Street in New 42nd Street Studios (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). Emojiland The Musical garnered 12 nominations and 5 wins at the 2018 NYMF Awards and was a 2018 Richard Rodgers Award Finalist.

Lesli Margherita and Josh Lamon Will Lead Off-Broadway Run Of EMOJILAND The Musical Photo Lesli Margherita and Josh Lamon Will Lead Off-Broadway Run Of EMOJILAND The Musical
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2019

After its critically-acclaimed sold out run in NYMF 2018, the new musical Emojiland will make a triumphant return to New York in a limited Off-Broadway engagement beginning Thursday, January 9, 2020 through Sunday, March 8, 2020 at The Duke on 42nd Street in New 42nd Street Studios (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). Emojiland garnered 12 nominations and 5 wins at the 2018 NYMF Awards and was a 2018 Richard Rodgers Award Finalist.

BWW Review: EMERGENCY Has Hearts Racing at Hudson Guild Theater Photo BWW Review: EMERGENCY Has Hearts Racing at Hudson Guild Theater
by Kristen Morale - Aug 29, 2019

Written by a father-son team (the perfect combination of doctor and composer), EMERGENCY features book, music and lyrics by Jeff Foy and Jacob Foy and is directed by Jeremy Quinn. In association with Visceral Entertainment, the production recently concluded a three-performance run at Hudson Guild as part of the New York Theater Festival's SummerFest series. Winner of the Ken Davenport Inner Circle Grant and the truly the perfect blend of comedy and the kind of drama that puts life into perspective, EMERGENCY wowed its audiences straight through to a standing ovation, and has undoubtedly left an impression on this critic's mind.

XANADU Tour Announces Additional Casting and Dates - Boston, Baltimore, Detroit, Cinc Photo XANADU Tour Announces Additional Casting and Dates - Boston, Baltimore, Detroit, Cincinnati, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2019

Complete casting and select tour dates have been announced for the National Tour of the Tony Award-nominated roller-skating smash hit musical XANADU, starring previously announced 'RuPaul's Drag Race' season five winner, Jinkx Monsoon (Calliope), and season seven finalist, Ginger Minj (Melpomene).

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