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Date Of Birth:
February 23, 1975 (46)
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Broadway: co-creator/writer of The Book of Mormon (nine Tony Awards including Best Book, Best Original Score and Best Musical), co-creator/songwriter of Avenue Q (three Tony Awards including Best Original Score and Best Musical). Regional: Frozen (Denver Center), Up Here (La Jolla Playhouse), 1001 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 23, 1975 (46)

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Broadway: co-creator/writer of The Book of Mormon (nine Tony Awards including Best Book, Best Original Score and Best Musical), co-creator/songwriter of Avenue Q (three Tony Awards including Best Original Score and Best Musical). Regional: Frozen (Denver Center), Up Here (La Jolla Playhouse), 1001 ... (read complete bio)
GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, CINDERELLA & More Nominated for GRAMMY AWARDS Photo GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, CINDERELLA & More Nominated for GRAMMY AWARDS
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021

The nominations for the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album are out! The awards honored six musicals, including Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, Girl From the North Country, the Unofficial Bridgerton Musical, Stephen Schwartz's Snapshots, and Les Miserables: The Staged Concert (The Sensational 2020 Live Recording).

BWW Review: FROZEN National Tour Presented by Broadway In Chicago Photo BWW Review: FROZEN National Tour Presented by Broadway In Chicago
by Rachel Weinberg - Nov 20, 2021

FROZEN is a fun and sparkly production to ring in the holiday season, and this touring cast is first-rate. If all the little Annas and Elsas in the audience on opening night were any indication, it’s also a great show to introduce young theatergoers to musicals. And it’s enjoyable for the young at heart, too!

Tickets On Sale for Disney's FROZEN At the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Photo Tickets On Sale for Disney's FROZEN At the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts announced today that tickets for the long-awaited production of Disney's Frozen are on sale now.

Photos: FROZEN and its Stars Take Over Covent Garden Photo Photos: FROZEN and its Stars Take Over Covent Garden
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021

A Frozen Forest has appeared, with snow fall every hour from noon until 7pm alongside other magical touches across the area, including the Insta-famous Infinity Chamber having an icy makeover to appear Frozen, with an additional 3D neon installation at both the Long Acre and Floral Street entrances.

FROZEN National Tour is Coming to the Cadillac Palace Theatre Photo FROZEN National Tour is Coming to the Cadillac Palace Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021

From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony-nominated Best Musical, will play an exclusive 10-week premiere engagement at the Cadillac Palace Theatre beginning November 19, 2021, with performances playing through January 22, 2022. Opening night is set for Friday, November 19, 2021 at 7:30 pm.

Photos: Go Inside THE BOOK OF MORMON's Re-Opening and Fan Performance Photo Photos: Go Inside THE BOOK OF MORMON's Re-Opening and Fan Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

THE BOOK OF MORMON returned to Broadway with a Free Fan Performance on Thursday, November 4 at 8:00 pm at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). Regular performances resumed Friday, November 5, 2021. 

Disney World Prepares For Construction on Theater in the Wild Ahead of FINDING NEMO R Photo Disney World Prepares For Construction on Theater in the Wild Ahead of FINDING NEMO Reimagining
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021

The Walt Disney World Resort is preparing to do construction work on the Theater In The Wild, where Finding Nemo: The Musical is held.

Tickets For Disney's FROZEN at the Aronoff Center Are On Sale Friday Photo Tickets For Disney's FROZEN at the Aronoff Center Are On Sale Friday
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021

Frozen has joined Disney Theatrical hits The Lion King and Aladdin on tour across North America. Frozen has emerged as the biggest hit musical of the last two Broadway seasons, breaking four house records at the legendary St. James Theatre, its New York home where it is currently celebrating its second smash year.

FROZEN Will Take Over Covent Garden With Installations and More This Holiday Season Photo FROZEN Will Take Over Covent Garden With Installations and More This Holiday Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

As part of the festive installation, a Frozen Forest will spring up, with snow fall every hour from noon until 7pm alongside other magical touches across the area, including the Insta-famous Infinity Chamber having an icy makeover to appear frozen, with an additional 3D neon installation at both the Long Acre and Floral Street entrances.

BWW Review: The Glorious FROZEN at the Eccles Theater Brings Broadway Back to Utah Photo BWW Review: The Glorious FROZEN at the Eccles Theater Brings Broadway Back to Utah
by Tyler Hinton - Oct 28, 2021

The national tour of Disney’s FROZEN, which was originally scheduled to play at the Eccles Theater in April 2020, has finally made its bow more than a year and a half later.  And what a glorious way to welcome Broadway back to Salt Lake City! 

BWW Interview: Caroline Innerbichler of FROZEN at Hennepin Theatre Trust Photo BWW Interview: Caroline Innerbichler of FROZEN at Hennepin Theatre Trust
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Oct 18, 2021

Caroline Innerbichler (Anna) in FROZEN returns home to Minneapolis to play her first Broadway tour on a new-to-her stage but her local resume proceeds her and fans fill the seats for this actor and the beloved musical's first staging locally. She shares her experience getting this role and her time waiting for theatre to return, and reveals her very Minnesotan self in 6 Questions.

THE BOOK OF MORMON Celebrates Broadway's Return With A Free Fan Performance on Novemb Photo THE BOOK OF MORMON Celebrates Broadway's Return With A Free Fan Performance on November 4
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

The Book of Mormon will return to Broadway one day earlier than previously announced with a Free Fan Performance on Thursday, November 4 at 8:00 pm at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). Regular performances resume Friday, November 5, 2021. 

WANDAVISION Spinoff Starring Kathryn Hahn in the Works Photo WANDAVISION Spinoff Starring Kathryn Hahn in the Works
by Michael Major - Oct 7, 2021

Hahn starred as Wanda's nosy neighbor in the Disney+ limited series, later revealing herself as villain Agatha Harkness. Hahn performed the viral song, 'Agatha All Along' in the series, which was written by 'Frozen' composers Kristin Anderson Lopez and Robert Lopez.

VIDEO: Watch Casts of FROZEN Come Together for 'Let It Go (Around the World Version)' Photo VIDEO: Watch Casts of FROZEN Come Together for 'Let It Go (Around the World Version)'
by Michael Major - Oct 7, 2021

Watch Frozen cast members from four continents join together for the international version of ‚ÄėLet It Go‚Äô, featuring Annas and Elsas from the North American Tour, London‚Äôs West End, Germany, Australia and Japan.

Disney's FROZEN On Sale At the Wharton Center October 22 Photo Disney's FROZEN On Sale At the Wharton Center October 22
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2021

Disney Theatrical Productions announced today that tickets for the long-awaited production of Disney's Frozen will go on sale to the public on Friday, October 22, 2021, at 10AM.

VIDEO: The Stars of ALADDIN, THE LION KING & FROZEN Perform a Medley on THE VIEW! Photo VIDEO: The Stars of ALADDIN, THE LION KING & FROZEN Perform a Medley on THE VIEW!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2021

To celebrate the return of Broadway, The View brought in the Broadway casts of The Lion King & Aladdin, and the stars of the North American tour of Frozen to perform a medley! 

VIDEO: Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala Talk Disney's FROZEN THE MUSICAL in the West  Photo VIDEO: Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala Talk Disney's FROZEN THE MUSICAL in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2021

We chat to Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala about starring in Disney's Frozen the Musical, and why they love being a part of it.

Experiences With David Byrne, André DeShields, Patti LuPone, and More Added to BC/EF Photo Experiences With David Byrne, André DeShields, Patti LuPone, and More Added to BC/EFA's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021

New auction lots and virtual guests have just been announced for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' much-anticipated Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, which returns in person and online Sunday, October 3, 2021.

Disney's FOR SCORES Podcast Series Releases Two-Part Alan Menken Interview Photo Disney's FOR SCORES Podcast Series Releases Two-Part Alan Menken Interview
by Michael Major - Sep 22, 2021

In the new interview, Menken touched on Fantasia, Disney on Broadway, Little Shop of Horrors, and more. Hosted by Variety's Jon Burlingame, the series gives voice to award-winning visionary composers, exploring the challenges and emotional journeys of these musical storytellers.   

BWW Review: FROZEN at Shea's Buffalo Photo BWW Review: FROZEN at Shea's Buffalo
by Michael Rabice - Sep 15, 2021

Excitement filled  the air as the Shea's Broadway season kicked off with  Disney's FROZEN.  Adults and children clad in costumes and clutching their Olaf dolls patiently entered the theatre, all wearing  their obligatory face masks. Covid was not going to dampen anyone’s spirits. The warm Buffalo evening welcomed the slick crystalline production that is sure to charm audiences of all ages. 

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