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Bio:
McKenzie Kurtz graduated from the University of Michigan in 2019. She recently played ‘Ariel’ in Footloose at the MUNY directed by Christian Borle. Later in the summer of 2019 she played ‘Jane’ in Female Troubles at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. @mckenziekurtz (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
McKenzie Kurtz graduated from the University of Michigan in 2019. She recently played ‘Ariel’ in Footloose at the MUNY directed by Christian Borle. Later in the summer of 2019 she played ‘Jane’ in Female Troubles at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. @mckenziekurtz (read complete bio)
Which Jimmy Awards Finalists Have Appeared on Broadway? Photo Which Jimmy Awards Finalists Have Appeared on Broadway?
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jul 14, 2021

The 12th Jimmy Awards ceremony will be available to watch online on Thursday, July 15th at 7:30PM ET. Fans can watch right here at BroadwayWorld. Before the big night we're looking back on the Jimmy performances by students that went on to be recognized at the Tonys, take over iconic roles on Broadway, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 2/18: Seyi Omooba's Legal Action Against Curve Leicester Rejected, a Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/18: Seyi Omooba's Legal Action Against Curve Leicester Rejected, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2021

Today's top stories: Seyi Omooba's claims of religious discrimination by Leicester Curve were rejected by an employment tribunal,  Andrew Lloyd Webber talks Cinderella, his campaign to get theatres open safely, and more, plus Celia Rose Gooding and Lauren Patten reuinte in a conversation from TDF.

PHOTOS: A Look Back at Theater During 2020 Photo PHOTOS: A Look Back at Theater During 2020
by Taylor Brethauer - Dec 31, 2020

We're looking back at some of the biggest theater moments of 2020 that defined a year of on-stage and virtual triumphs.

ArtsBridge Announces Summer Musical Theater Classes Photo ArtsBridge Announces Summer Musical Theater Classes
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 24, 2020

ArtsBridge Foundation this week announced a trio of summer online education sessions available in July as professional development initiatives for K-12 students. Two of the sessions are webinars and another is a two-week virtual summer camp.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, June 1- with Kelli O'Hara, Leslie Uggams and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, June 1- with Kelli O'Hara, Leslie Uggams and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 1, 2020

Today (June 1) in live streaming: Leslie Uggams on Stars in the House, catch Kelli O'Hara on Seth's Concert Series, and so much more!

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by Alexa Criscitiello - May 29, 2020

VIDEO: FROZEN Ushers Create Love Letter to the Show Photo VIDEO: FROZEN Ushers Create Love Letter to the Show
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Frozen will not be re-opening when Broadway returns from its shutdown. In honor of the show, the ushers at the St. James Theatre created a video, set to Let It Go.

Breaking: FROZEN Officially Concludes Broadway Run Photo Breaking: FROZEN Officially Concludes Broadway Run
by Nicole Rosky - May 14, 2020

The Broadway production of Frozen will not reopen as a result of the industry-wide shutdown and resulting economic fallout. The production's final performance was Wednesday evening March 11, having played 825 performances and 26 previews.

Wake Up With BWW 4/10: Stream National Theatre's JANE EYRE, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/10: Stream National Theatre's JANE EYRE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 10, 2020

Today's top stories: the National Theatre's Jane Eyre is now available to stream, and more!

VIDEO: Disney on Broadway Stars Perform Alan Menken's 'Go the Distance' on GMA! Photo VIDEO: Disney on Broadway Stars Perform Alan Menken's 'Go the Distance' on GMA!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 9, 2020

Stars from Disney on Broadway shared a Zoom performance with Good Morning America on Thursday, April 9th, while Broadway remains dark. James Monroe Iglehart, Heather Headley, Ryan McCartan, Ciara Renee, Steven Taylor, Jelani Alladin, Mckenzie Kurtz, Adrienne Walker, and Michael James Scott performed an rendition of Alan Menken's 'Go the Distance'

BWW TV: Chill Out with the New Stars of FROZEN- Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan Mc Photo BWW TV: Chill Out with the New Stars of FROZEN- Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 7, 2020

Later this month, Disney will celebrate the second birthday of one of its latest hits, Frozen, which just welcomed three new stars: McKenzie Kurtz, Ciara Renée and Ryan McCartan, who star as Anna, Elsa, and Hans respectively. The new cast hasn't been the only major change at the St. James Theatre, however...

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Broadway Inspirational Voices' 25th Anniversary Gala Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Broadway Inspirational Voices' 25th Anniversary Gala
by Mati Ficara - Mar 4, 2020

On Monday night, Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices celebrated the 'Silver Anniversary Gala Concert & Live Auction', honoring Disney Theatrical Productions for their commitment to diversity and inclusion.

BWW TV: Meet the New Stars of FROZEN on Broadway- McKenzie Kurtz, Ciara Renee & Ryan  Photo BWW TV: Meet the New Stars of FROZEN on Broadway- McKenzie Kurtz, Ciara Renee & Ryan McCartan!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 2, 2020

Just last month, Frozen on Broadway welcomed three news stars: McKenzie Kurtz, Ciara Renée, and Ryan McCartan. The trio enters the production with the introduction of several exciting changes to the musical. 

Photo Coverage: Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz, Ryan McCartan and the Cast of FROZEN Mee Photo Photo Coverage: Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz, Ryan McCartan and the Cast of FROZEN Meet the Press
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 28, 2020

The new stars of Frozen on Broadway: McKenzie Kurtz, Ciara Renée, and Ryan McCartan, along with continuing stars Ryann Redmond and Noah J. Ricketts attended a press meet & greet at Sardi's earlier today.

VIDEO: See FROZEN's McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Renee Perform the Television Debut of 'I Photo VIDEO: See FROZEN's McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Renee Perform the Television Debut of 'I Can't Lose You'
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2020

On Friday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan, Frozen on Broadway's new Anna and Elsa,  McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Renée, performed the television debut of 'I Can't Lose You.' 

Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2020

Today's top stories: West Side Story officially opens tonight, and more!

Photo Coverage: FROZEN's Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz and Ryan McCartan Take First Cu Photo Photo Coverage: FROZEN's Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz and Ryan McCartan Take First Curtain Call
by Katherine Lee - Feb 19, 2020

Frozen has welcomed a trio of new stars to the company beginning last night, Tuesday, February 18, 2020. McKenzie Kurtz makes her Broadway debut starring as Anna, Ciara Renée (Pippin, Big Fish, The Hunchback of Notre Dame) stars as Elsa, and Ryan McCartan (Wicked; Heathers: The Musical; Disney Channel's 'Liv & Maddie') joins the cast as Hans.

Wake Up With BWW 2/19: First Look at the New FROZEN Cast, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/19: First Look at the New FROZEN Cast, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020

Today's top stories: get a first look at new cast members in Frozen, and more!

Photos and Video: Get a First Look at FROZEN's New Cast Members; Plus Learn About the Photo Photos and Video: Get a First Look at FROZEN's New Cast Members; Plus Learn About the Changes Coming to Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2020

As it approaches its second anniversary on Broadway, Frozen will welcome a trio of new stars joining the company tonight, Tuesday, February 18, 2020. McKenzie Kurtz makes her Broadway debut starring as Anna, Ciara RenĂ©e (Pippin, Big Fish, The Hunchback of Notre Dame) stars as Elsa, and Ryan McCartan (Wicked; Heathers: The Musical; Disney Channel's “Liv & Maddie”) joins the cast as Hans, replacing Patti Murin, Caissie Levy, and Joe Carroll, respectively.

Wake Up With BWW 2/18: Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz, and Ryan McCartan Join FROZEN, a Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/18: Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz, and Ryan McCartan Join FROZEN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2020

Today's top stories: Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz, and Ryan McCartan join Frozen, and more!

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