Tim Minchin News

MOTHER'S RUIN: A CABARET ABOUT GIN Hits Underbelly Festival in 2 WeeksMOTHER'S RUIN: A CABARET ABOUT GIN Hits Underbelly Festival in 2 Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Whet your appetite in a thoroughly gin-soaked way with Mother's Ruin: A Cabaret About Gin, performed by Australia's hottest cabaret stars and served with Australia's finest gin.  (more...)

Breaking: Farewell, Phil- GROUNDHOG DAY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This SeptemberBreaking: Farewell, Phil- GROUNDHOG DAY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Today, Tuesday, August 15 at 6:15pm, the producers of the Olivier Award-winning Best New MusicalGroundhog Day, which opened on Broadway to critical acclaim this spring, announced that the show will end its run at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street) on Sunday, September 17, following 176 performances and 32 previews. (more...)

Bill Murray Talks GROUNDHOG DAY on The Leonard Lopate ShowBill Murray Talks GROUNDHOG DAY on The Leonard Lopate Show
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 11, 2017

Actor Bill Murray made headlines this week as he made multiple trips to revisit one of his finest roles in the musical version of his iconic film Groundhog Day on Broadway. (more...)

Will You Win a Golden Ticket? Digital Lottery Launches Today for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYWill You Win a Golden Ticket? Digital Lottery Launches Today for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will launch a digital lottery on Friday, August 11, 2017, making a limited number of $40 tickets available for all performances. (more...)

VIDEO: Tim Minchin Blasts Australian Marriage Equality Plebiscite in New SongVIDEO: Tim Minchin Blasts Australian Marriage Equality Plebiscite in New Song
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2017

This afternoon, Groundhog Day composer, Tim Minchin entered the debate surrounding marriage equality in Australia with his own twist on the Peter Allen classic, 'I Still Call Australia Home'. (more...)

What Did We Do to Deserve Bill Murray? Comedy Legend Returns to GROUNDHOG DAY for Second Night in a RowWhat Did We Do to Deserve Bill Murray? Comedy Legend Returns to GROUNDHOG DAY for Second Night in a Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Last night, legendary actor Bill Murray made a trip back to Punxsutawney as he attended Groundhog Day on Broadway for the first time. Murray starred as Phil Connors in the 1993 film which the musical is based on. (more...)

How the GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Nail Their Unbelievable Quick Changes Again (and Again)How the GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Nail Their Unbelievable Quick Changes Again (and Again)
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 9, 2017

On a recent episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomed Michael Fatica, Travis Waldschmidt, and Vishal Vaidya from the musical GROUNDHOG DAY to the bar. Of all the crazy aspects of the show, one that is most shocking is the amount of costume changes, and how quickly they happen. (more...)

What Made Bill Murray Break Into Sobs at GROUNDHOG DAY?What Made Bill Murray Break Into Sobs at GROUNDHOG DAY?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Last night, legendary actor Bill Murray made a trip back to Punxsutawney as he attended Groundhog Day on Broadway for the first time. Murray starred as Phil Connors in the 1993 film which the musical is based on. (more...)

David Shannon, Gina Beck, Tom Edden, and Marianne Benedict Join MATILDA THE MUSICALDavid Shannon, Gina Beck, Tom Edden, and Marianne Benedict Join MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has announced its new adult cast with David Shannon playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Gina Beck as Miss Honey and Tom Edden and Marianne Benedict as Mr and Mrs Wormwood. The multi award-winning production is currently playing its sixth year in the West End and is booking until 27 May 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY Brings HAMILTON to Punxsutawney With #Ham4All Mashup Music Video!VIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY Brings HAMILTON to Punxsutawney With #Ham4All Mashup Music Video!
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2017

Following the lead of many other Broadway musicals such as Come From Away, Dear Evan Hansen, and Great Comet, cast members from Groundhog Day have decided to take part in the #Ham4All challenge -- but with a twist! Instead of the typical cover of a Hamilton track, the Groundhog Day cast decided to make a mashup music video with the backbone being My Shot and incorporating lyrics and melodies from songs from their own show. (more...)

MATILDA Concludes Australian TourMATILDA Concludes Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Australian leg of the Australasian tour of Matilda The Musical will conclude in Adelaide today after a record-breaking five-city run. (more...)

Photo Coverage: It's Blue Skies for GROUNDHOG DAY on Its 100th Broadway PerformancePhoto Coverage: It's Blue Skies for GROUNDHOG DAY on Its 100th Broadway Performance
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 12, 2017

Groundhog Day, the Olivier Award-winning new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Danny Rubin, and directed by Matthew Warchus, celebrated one hundred performances on Broadway tonight at the August Wilson Theater. BroadwayWorld was on hand to check out the festivities, which included a one-of-a-kind cake creation by Dina Jawets. Check out Andy Karl, Barrett Doss, and the cast of Groundhog Day as they celebrate 100 wonderful Broadway performances. (more...)

Cast Set for Royal Court's MANWATCHING at Edinburgh FringeCast Set for Royal Court's MANWATCHING at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Comedians Edward Aczel, Eshaan Akbar, Dan Antopolski, Mitch Benn, Markus Birdman, Jason Byrne, Keith Farnan, Stuart Goldsmith, Darren Hariott, Pete Johansson, Tony Law, Andrew Maxwell, Simon Munnery, Andrew O'Neill and Mark Watson will be performing MANWATCHING at Paines Plough's ROUNDABOUT @ SUMMERHALL at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August. (more...)

BWW First Person: Dear Phil Connors- Finding Truth in GROUNDHOG DAY, A Musical For All of UsBWW First Person: Dear Phil Connors- Finding Truth in GROUNDHOG DAY, A Musical For All of Us
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 2, 2017

I have trouble finding joy in life. I didn't plan this column intending to out myself as a curmudgeon right at the top, in fact some people would discourage me from revealing such a damning truth at all, but let's go ahead and make this all about me right away and see where that takes us. (more...)

MOTHER'S RUIN: A Cabaret About Gin Tours to Melbourne Ahead of UK TourMOTHER'S RUIN: A Cabaret About Gin Tours to Melbourne Ahead of UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Whet your appetite in a thoroughly gin-soaked way with Mother's Ruin: A Cabaret About Gin, performed by Libby Wood, Maeve Marsden and new addition Tom Dickins.  (more...)

BWW Review: MATILDA at Bass Performance HallBWW Review: MATILDA at Bass Performance Hall
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 15, 2017

When the tour of MATILDA premiered in Dallas in September of 2015, the musical was plagued with sound issues, making Tim Minchin's intricately witty score impossible to follow. Fortunately, in its return to town (now at Fort Worth's Bass Hall), the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical has been revamped to create an easier listening experience, resulting in a perfect evening of theatre for "miracles" of all ages. (more...)

2017 TONY AWARD Recap: Show By Show Winner's List2017 TONY AWARD Recap: Show By Show Winner's List
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey hosted THE 71st ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS, live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Below, find out how the shows fared in the categories in which they were nominated: (more...)

VIDEO: Andy Karl & GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Perform on TONY AWARDSVIDEO: Andy Karl & GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Perform on TONY AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Andy Karl and the cast of GROUNDHOG DAY performed on tonight's TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 3Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 3
by Walter McBride - Jun 11, 2017

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Ben Platt, Stephanie J. Block, Andy Karl, and more! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO, Ben Platt & Bette Midler Top 2017 Tony Awards - All the Winners!DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO, Ben Platt & Bette Midler Top 2017 Tony Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

This is the moment! The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, air live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network tonight, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. (more...)

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