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ANASTASIA Takes Over BWW on Instagram for Broadway At WANASTASIA Takes Over BWW on Instagram for Broadway At W
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2017

Cast members from the Broadway musical Anastasia will make their Broadway at W New York debut on Sunday, August 13th at 7:30 pm. (more...)
Journey To The Past! ANASTASIA Cast Members to Perform at Broadway At WJourney To The Past! ANASTASIA Cast Members to Perform at Broadway At W
by BWW News Desk - August 8, 2017

Cast members from the Broadway musical Anastasia will make their Broadway at W New York debut on Sunday, August 13th at 7:30 pm. (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks to One of Broadway's Funniest Actors, ANASTASIA's John BoltonExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks to One of Broadway's Funniest Actors, ANASTASIA's John Bolton
by Behind the Curtain - July 31, 2017

One of Broadway's funniest guys, John Bolton, sits down with Rob and Kevin to discuss his incredibly wild and varied career. From DAMN YANKEES to CONTACT, SPAMALOT to A CHRISTMAS STORY, to this year's smash hit, Anastasia, John looks back on it all and offers us a glimpse into what it is like being a contemporary character actor. (more...)
Photo Flash: ANASTASIA Celebrates 100 Broadway PerformancesPhoto Flash: ANASTASIA Celebrates 100 Broadway Performances
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2017

Broadway musical ANASTASIA celebrated its 100th performance on Broadway today. The cast gathered for a quick post-show snapshot in front of a packed house to celebrate. See the photo below. Happy 100! (more...)
BWW Interview - Debut of the Month: ANASTASIA's Zach AdkinsBWW Interview - Debut of the Month: ANASTASIA's Zach Adkins
by Caryn Robbins - June 30, 2017

In our June Debut of the Month feature, talented actor Zach Adkins tells us, 'I'm just trying to take it all in stride, take those mental pictures, because you only get one debut and you just gotta hold on to it!' (more...)
Photo Coverage: Barnes and Noble Gives a Royal Welcome to the ANASTASIA Company!Photo Coverage: Barnes and Noble Gives a Royal Welcome to the ANASTASIA Company!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - June 30, 2017

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Anastasia is now available, and the cast just celebrated its release at Barnes & Noble! ANASTASIA features a lush, original score from Tony Award winners Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics). The score also includes several of the most beloved songs from the 1997 animated film, adapted for the stage. The 75-minute album will include the Academy Award nominated favorite 'Journey to the Past' alongside new numbers from the show such as Christy Altomare's haunting 'In My Dreams,' Ramin Karimloo's passionate 'Still' and Derek Klena's heart-racing 'My Petersburg.' (more...)
The Theater People Podcast Chats with ANASTASIA's Derek KlenaThe Theater People Podcast Chats with ANASTASIA's Derek Klena
by Theater People Podcast - June 26, 2017

On Monday, June 26th, the Theater People podcast welcome's ANASTASIA star Derek Klena. For the podcast, Klena tells all about creating the role of Dmitri in the new Broadway production alongside his friend and CARRIE: THE MUSICAL co-star Christy Altomare. (more...)
Broadway's ANASTASIA to Fly Painted Wings Across the Pond?Broadway's ANASTASIA to Fly Painted Wings Across the Pond?
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2017

The producers of the new musical, ANASTASIA, are pleased to announce plans for international productions of the hit musical across Europe, Asia, United Kingdom, Australia and South America. The list of international markets with plans underway for ANASTASIA include Germany, Holland Spain, Russia, Korea, Japan, Mexico, China and more to be announced. Plans for a North American tour are also underway. A confirmed production timeline will be announced soon. (more...)
Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does Mary Beth Peil Feel Returning to the Tony Awards 32 Years Later? Find Out!Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does Mary Beth Peil Feel Returning to the Tony Awards 32 Years Later? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 9, 2017

After a career in opera, Mary Beth Peil made her Broadway debut in 1985's THE KING AND I, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. Now, 32 years later, she's back on the ballot, earning herself a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performances as the dazzling Dowager Empress in Anastasia. Below, watch as she explains the promises she made to herself 32 years ago, and how surreal this moment is for her! (more...)
Tony Awards Close-Up: What Moment Helped ANASTASIA's Linda Cho Decide to Become a Costume Designer? Find Out!Tony Awards Close-Up: What Moment Helped ANASTASIA's Linda Cho Decide to Become a Costume Designer? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 9, 2017

Hands down, one of the most memorable parts of Broadway's Anastasia is the show's spectacular costumes. Earning costume designer Lina Cho a Tony Nomination for her beautiful work, the details in every outfit, from the peasants' clothes to the Romanovs's gowns, delight audiences across the globe 8 days a week. Below, watch as Linda describes what it's like to live in the world of ANASTASIA and what lead her to become a costume designer! (more...)
Backstage with Richard Ridge: Tony Nominee Mary Beth Peil on Living the Dowager Dream in ANASTASIABackstage with Richard Ridge: Tony Nominee Mary Beth Peil on Living the Dowager Dream in ANASTASIA
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - June 3, 2017

Beloved stage and screen star Mary Beth Peil has picked up her second Tony nomination for her work in as the Dowager Empress in Anastasia. This time around she feels deserving of the honor, and she tells Richard Ridge why in the full interview below! (more...)
The Rumor Is True! ANASTASIA Will Open in UK, Germany, Russia, Japan & More; US Tour Plans Underway!The Rumor Is True! ANASTASIA Will Open in UK, Germany, Russia, Japan & More; US Tour Plans Underway!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The producers of the new musical, ANASTASIA, are pleased to announce plans for international productions of the hit musical across Europe, Asia, United Kingdom, Australia and South America. The list of international markets with plans underway for ANASTASIA include Germany, Holland Spain, Russia, Korea, Japan, Mexico, China and more to be announced. Plans for a North American tour are also underway. A confirmed production timeline will be announced soon. (more...)
VIDEO: ANCESTRY Teams with ANASTASIA Cast, Finds Russian DNA ConnectionsVIDEO: ANCESTRY Teams with ANASTASIA Cast, Finds Russian DNA Connections
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

The new Broadway musical Anastasia has teamed with the global leader in family history and consumer genomics: ANCESTRY. Every night, the title character in the new Broadway musical Anastasia, goes on a journey to discover her past and connect to the family and history she once had. For the launch of the collaboration, Anastasia & ANCESTRY completed AncestryDNA and family research history on the musical's authors, leading actors and producers. Watch the video below for a sneak peek at the results! (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: Go Inside the ANASTASIA Gypsy Robe CeremonyExclusive Photo Coverage: Go Inside the ANASTASIA Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - April 28, 2017

What started as a 1997 animated movie with music by composers Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens is now a full-blown Broadway musical that's been twenty years in the making. Earlier this week, Anastasia opened at the Broadhurst Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony. Check out photos with recipient Shina Ann Morris below! (more...)
VIDEO: ANASTASIA Star Christy Altomare Performs 'Journey to the Past' on 'Today'VIDEO: ANASTASIA Star Christy Altomare Performs 'Journey to the Past' on 'Today'
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Christy Altomare, the star of the new Broadway musical ANASTASIA, stopped by NBC's 'Today' as part of the morning show's 'Best of Broadway Week.' Below, watch her dazzling performance of 'Journey to the Past.'  (more...)
BWW TV: Once Upon an April... ANASTASIA Opened on Broadway!BWW TV: Once Upon an April... ANASTASIA Opened on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - April 25, 2017

What started as a 1997 animated movie with music by composers Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens is now a full-blown Broadway musical that's been twenty years in the making. Last night, Anastasia opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, and after the curtain came down, the company celebrated at the Marriott Marquis. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and we're taking you inside the after party below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: From St. Petersburg to Paris to New York City-
 ANASTASIA Arrives on Broadway!Photo Coverage: From St. Petersburg to Paris to New York City- ANASTASIA Arrives on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - April 25, 2017

What started as a 1997 animated movie with music by composers Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens is now a full-blown Broadway musical that's been twenty years in the making. Last night, Anastasia opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, and after the curtain came down, the company celebrated at the Marriott Marquis. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and we're taking you inside the after party below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ANASTASIAPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ANASTASIA
by Walter McBride - April 25, 2017

The stage adaption of the animated classic, ANASTASIA opened on Broadway just last night at the Broadhurst Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you to the red carpet below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: ANASTASIA Gets a Royal Welcome on Broadway- Inside the Opening Night Bows!Photo Coverage: ANASTASIA Gets a Royal Welcome on Broadway- Inside the Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - April 25, 2017

The hotly anticipated stage adaption of the animated classic, ANASTASIA opened on Broadway just last night at the Broadhurst Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you inside the curtain call below! (more...)
BWW Review: ANASTASIA Brings Romantic Golden Age Style Back To BroadwayBWW Review: ANASTASIA Brings Romantic Golden Age Style Back To Broadway
by Michael Dale - April 25, 2017

No, that's not some forgotten Golden Age musical floating effervescently across the Broadhurst stage, but ANASTASIA sure has the old-fashioned romantic feel of one. The story of a young woman who may or may not be the presumed dead Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia has been told in many forms before - even as a short-lived 1965 Broadway musical called ANYA - but this new stage adaptation by Terrence McNally (book), Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) is surely a welcome variation. (more...)
And Bring Me Home At Last! See the Cast of ANASTASIA Take Opening Night BowsAnd Bring Me Home At Last! See the Cast of ANASTASIA Take Opening Night Bows
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

The hotly anticipated stage adaption of the animated classic, ANASTASIA opens on Broadway tonight. See the cast take their opening night bows in a video filmed live from the Broadhurst Theatre below! (more...)
Review Roundup: Have You Heard? ANASTASIA Opens on Broadway Tonight!Review Roundup: Have You Heard? ANASTASIA Opens on Broadway Tonight!
by Review Roundups - April 24, 2017

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway musical RAGTIME, the dazzling new musical ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920's, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family. (more...)
Red Carpet Roundup: BWW Hits the Festivities at Opening Night of ANASTASIA on BroadwayRed Carpet Roundup: BWW Hits the Festivities at Opening Night of ANASTASIA on Broadway
by TV - Red Carpets - April 24, 2017

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway musical RAGTIME, the dazzling new musical ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920's, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family. (more...)
BWW TV: ANASTASIA Journeys to Broadway- Watch Highlights!BWW TV: ANASTASIA Journeys to Broadway- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, opens tonight on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. (more...)
ANASTASIA to Audio Livestream 'In a Crowd of Thousands' During Tonight's Opening PerformanceANASTASIA to Audio Livestream 'In a Crowd of Thousands' During Tonight's Opening Performance
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, opens tonight on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. (more...)

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