Release Date Set for Leap of Faith Cast Album

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Send to Kindle The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the Tony Award nominated musical, Leap of Faith, featuring a new score by Oscar and Tony winning composer Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors) and Grammy winning lyricist Glenn Slater (Tangled), will be released to digital outlets on December 4 and in stores on December 18, 2012. Leap of Faith opened […]

NEWSIES Cast Members to Participate in Live Chat with Fans on YouTube

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For the third time this year, cast members from the Broadway musical Newsies will chat with fans live on YouTube. This Saturday, August 18th at 6:00PM EST, Newsies’ Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ryan Steele, Garett Hawe and Laurie Veldheer will be on hand to talk about the show. Fans of the musical, winner of the 2012 […]

Jeremy Jordan To Depart NEWSIES; Corey Cott Begins Performances as Jack Kelly on Wed, Sep 5

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Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan has officially set his departure date from Broadway’s Newsies. Jordan will play his last bout as leader of the Manhatten Newsies September 4. Corey Cott, a recent college graduate, will become the show’s new leading man. Cott became the Jack Kelly alternate earlier this month and will continue […]

Audra McDonald, Once, Other Desert Cities Among Drama League Winners

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The Drama League has announced its winners for the 78th Annual Drama League Awards. Four-time Tony award winner Audra McDonald won the Drama League Distinguished Performance Award on May 18 for her performance as Bess in the revival of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess. McDonald was one of 56 nominees, including Angela Lansbury, […]

Newsies Announces Open Ended Run

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Extra Extra! This just in! Newsies, the breakout new musical, starring Tony Award nominated Jeremy Jordan, has announced that its Broadway run will be open ended. The production will release a new block of tickets for performances August 20-Novemebr 18 starting Monday, May 21 at 10:00 AM. Following a critically acclaimed run at […]

Another one bites the dust—Leap of Faith is Closing

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Producers of Leap of Faith, the new musical based on the film of the same name, have announced that the production will close at Broadway’s St. James Theatre this Sunday, May 13 after the matinee performance. Leap of Faith, which stars Raul Esparza, recently received a Tony Award nomination for Best Musical. “Although […]

Leap of Faith opens on Broadway- Review Round-Up

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So, it’s a wrap. The Broadway season has concluded with an especially crowded spring. Leap of Faith, which opened on Thursday night at the St. James Theater, was one of two holdouts—pushing its opening to the final day of Tony Award eligibility. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough time to work out all the kinks. […]

Great News for Newsies: Review Round-Up

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If pirouettes impress, Newsies is your show. The new musical, which had an overwhelmingly successful debut last year at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey, opened March 29 at the Nederlander Theater to very positive reviews. It  is full of exciting songs by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, high-energy dance numbers choreographed […]

Leap of Faith will host New York Area Church Choir Contest ‎

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Leap of Faith, the new Broadway musical from eight-time Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken, is offering New York area choirs the chance to win up to 50 tickets to see the show. The choir will also gain access to a special meet-and-greet with the cast. To enter the contest, the choirs must record […]

Disney’s ‘Newsies’ Extends Run

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After just one week in previews, Disney’s new musical, Newsies, has announced an extension of its limited run at the Nederlander Theatre. The production was originally scheduled to play through June 10, but will now run through August 19. Newsies stars Jeremy Jordan, formerly of Bonnie & Clyde, as the rebellious newsboy Jack […]