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Bio:
Mikaela Bennett is a recent graduate of The Juilliard School in New York and is becoming celebrated as a singer and actress for her work on stage and in the concert hall. In February 2019 Mikaela was honored by Lincoln Center with a ‚ÄėLincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists‚Äô. On stage, Mikaela ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Mikaela Bennett is a recent graduate of The Juilliard School in New York and is becoming celebrated as a singer and actress for her work on stage and in the concert hall. In February 2019 Mikaela was honored by Lincoln Center with a ‚ÄėLincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists‚Äô. On stage, Mikaela ... (read complete bio)
Muny Announces MUNY MAGIC At The Sheldon Cast Change Photo Muny Announces MUNY MAGIC At The Sheldon Cast Change
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 9, 2019

The Muny has announced that St. Louis native and longtime Muny performer, Alex Prakken will star alongside the previously announced Mikaela Bennett in the eighth installment of its off-season concert series, Muny Magic at The Sheldon, November 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m.

The Muny Announces Total Attendance For 101st Season Photo The Muny Announces Total Attendance For 101st Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2019

The Muny announced today attendance totals for the first season of its second century. With season highlights ranging from a surprise NHL Stanley Cup visit during Footloose to Clydesdales live onstage for Lerner & Loewe's Paint Your Wagon, The Muny's 101st Season was filled with a?oeonly at The Munya?? moments on a brand new, state-of-the-art stage.

Muny Magic At The Sheldon Will Star Mikaela Bennett and Jason Gotay Photo Muny Magic At The Sheldon Will Star Mikaela Bennett and Jason Gotay
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2019

The Muny has announced that Broadway talents and Muny audience favorites Mikaela Bennett and Jason Gotay will headline the eighth installment of its off-season concert series, Muny Magic at The Sheldon, November 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. Bennett and Gotay were recently seen on stage in the highest-attended production of The Muny's 101st Season, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. Bennett played the angelically spunky Ella and Gotay the irresistibly charming Prince Topher. Gotay has starred in The Muny's productions of The Little Mermaid (Prince Eric), Mamma Mia! (Sky) and Into the Woods (Jack). The enchanting evening will be music directed by frequent Muny music director Charlie Alterman. Muny Magic at The Sheldon is proudly sponsored by The Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

MUNY MAGIC At The Sheldon To Star Mikaela Bennett and Jason Gotay Photo MUNY MAGIC At The Sheldon To Star Mikaela Bennett and Jason Gotay
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 19, 2019

The Muny has announced that Broadway talents and Muny audience favorites Mikaela Bennett and Jason Gotay will headline the eighth installment of its off-season concert series, Muny Magic at The Sheldon, November 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m.

BWW Review: PROM 30: THE WARNER BROTHERS STORY, Royal Albert Hall Photo BWW Review: PROM 30: THE WARNER BROTHERS STORY, Royal Albert Hall
by Fiona Scott - Aug 10, 2019

John Wilson and his orchestra return to the BBC Proms in a concert titled a?oeThe Warner Brothers Storya??, taking audiences on a whirlwind trip through the mammoth catalogue of music written for 1930-1960s Hollywood movies.

VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Jason Gotay Takes Over Instagram! Photo VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Jason Gotay Takes Over Instagram!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 15, 2019

This weekend, we went to the ball as Jason Gotay took BroadwayWorld behind the scenes at The Muny's production of Cinderella! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!

Exclusive: Go Behind The Scenes Of The Muny's CINDERELLA With Mikaela Bennett, Jason  Photo Exclusive: Go Behind The Scenes Of The Muny's CINDERELLA With Mikaela Bennett, Jason Gotay, Ashley Brown & More!
by Alan Henry - Jul 12, 2019

Broadwayworld has an exclusive behind the scenes look at Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella at The Muny. Check out the photos!

CINDERELLA's Jason Gotay Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow! Photo CINDERELLA's Jason Gotay Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 12, 2019

The prince is giving a ball! Prince Topher himself, Jason Gotay, is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, July 13th, to take you behind-the-scenes at The Muny's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella! It's impossible to not love this takeover, so you're not gonna want to miss it!

Global Roundup 7/12 - Lea Salonga, Ramin Karimloo & Barbra Streisand, The Muny's CIND Photo Global Roundup 7/12 - Lea Salonga, Ramin Karimloo & Barbra Streisand, The Muny's CINDERELLA & More!
by BWW Special - Jul 12, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Lea Salonga, Ramin Karimloo & Barbra Streisand, The Muny's CINDERELLA and more!

Review Roundup: CINDERELLA at The MUNY; What Did The Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: CINDERELLA at The MUNY; What Did The Critics Think?
by Alan Henry - Jul 11, 2019

Cinderella is now open at the MUNY. What did the critics have to say? Read all the reviews!

BWW Review: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Is Wild Deviation from Expectation Photo BWW Review: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Is Wild Deviation from Expectation
by Tanya Seale - Jul 11, 2019

The Muny's current production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella is definitely not Walt Disney's Cinderella. It is nothing like Perrault's or the Grimm Brothers' Cinderella. It's not even pure Rodgers & Hammerstein, but rather a 2013 adaptation based on Rodgers & Hammerstein with a new book by Douglas Carter Beane. This musical holds the essence of your beloved fairytale but is infused (I must warn you upfront) with complicating new characters, a clumsy reordering of the original songs, and a conspicuous political subplot. Essentially, this adaptation, which tries to be everything simultaneously - old fashioned and new-fangled, traditional and progressive - is mostly just...

Wake Up With BWW 7/10: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Meets the Press and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/10: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Meets the Press and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 10, 2019

Today's top stories: the cast of Moulin Rouge! met the press yesterday, and more!

Photo Flash: CINDERELLA Enchants at the Muny Photo Photo Flash: CINDERELLA Enchants at the Muny
by Julie Musbach - Jul 9, 2019

Get a first look at The Muny's fourth production of its 101st Season, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. 

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Muny's CINDERELLA Starring Mikaela Bennett, Jason Gota Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Muny's CINDERELLA Starring Mikaela Bennett, Jason Gotay, and More!
by Alan Henry - Jul 9, 2019

Broadwayworld has a first look at Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, July 8 - 16. Get a first look at the cast in action in the video!

VIDEO: Check Out a Preview of CINDERELLA at the Muny, Starring Mikaela Bennett, Jason Photo VIDEO: Check Out a Preview of CINDERELLA at the Muny, Starring Mikaela Bennett, Jason Gotay, and More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2019

The Muny presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, July 8 - 16. Get a first look at the cast in action in the preview video!

Louise Dearman, Matt Ford, Kate Lindsey, and Mikaela Bennett Join 'The Warner Brother Photo Louise Dearman, Matt Ford, Kate Lindsey, and Mikaela Bennett Join 'The Warner Brothers Story' BBC Prom
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2019

Final details for 'The Warner Brothers Story' Prom have today been unveiled, as an array of musical theatre stars get set to take to the Royal Albert Hall stage as part of the BBC Proms this summer.

Original Off-Broadway Recording Of RENASCENCE is Now Available Photo Original Off-Broadway Recording Of RENASCENCE is Now Available
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2019

Yellow Sound Label and Broadway Records announced today that the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of RENASCENCE is now available digitally and at BroadwayRecords.com, and in stores on Friday, May 31. RENASCENCE won the 2019 Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical and was originally produced Off-Broadway by Transport Group. RENASCENCE has music by Carmel Dean (musical director for If/Then, American Idiot), lyrics from the poems of Pulitzer Prize Winner Edna St. Vincent Millay, and a book by Tony nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture). Orchestrations are by Tony winner Michael Starobin (Assasins, Next to Normal). The album was produced by Michael Croiter (Matilda, Heathers), Carmel Dean and Dick Scanlan.

Jason Gotay, Ashley Brown, and More Will Lead The Muny's CINDERELLA Photo Jason Gotay, Ashley Brown, and More Will Lead The Muny's CINDERELLA
by Alan Henry - May 21, 2019

The Muny announced today its complete cast, design and production team for Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, the fourth show of its second century, July 8 - 16. Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella is proudly sponsored by Edward Jones.

Global Roundup 5/10 - HUGH JACKMAN, 1776 on Broadway, AUGUST RUSH, and More! Photo Global Roundup 5/10 - HUGH JACKMAN, 1776 on Broadway, AUGUST RUSH, and More!
by BWW Special - May 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HUGH JACKMAN, 1776 on Broadway, AUGUST RUSH, and More!

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera?
by Alan Henry - May 6, 2019

WEST SIDE STORY opened at Lyric Opera in Chicago on May 3 and is running through June 10, 2019.

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