Bring it On cuts run short– Will Close in December

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Bring It On: The Musical has set a new closing date. It will not play its final performance on December 30, 2012, instead of the previously announced January 20, 2013. At the time of its closing, Bring It On will have played 21 previews and 173 regular performances on Broadway. “We are extremely grateful for […]

Memphis, the musical, film adaptation planned

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Tony Award winning musical, Memphis, is headed for the big screen. Mark Gordon and Molly Smith are producing the film, which revolved around the star-crossed lovers living in segregated Tennessee in the 1950s. Though recent movie musical “Nine” and “Rock of Ages” both failed to impress at the box office, producers are optimistic. […]

Douglas Hodge is Willy Wonka in World Premiere of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Producers have announced that Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor Douglas Hodge will play Willy Wonka in Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which opens at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London on June 25th of next year. Tickets for the new musical go on public sale on Monday, October 15, for performances […]

Bring It On: The Musical to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording

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The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Bring It On: The Musical, produced by Ghostlight Records and available on Back Lot Music, will be released for digital download on iTunes beginning September 25, 2012 and in stores October 16, 2012. The cast of Bring It On recorded the album at MSR Studios in New […]

Audra McDonald to Appear on Sesame Street

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Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will appear in “Elmo the Musical”, a new segment to be featured on Sesame Street. “Elmo the Musical” replaces the popular “Elmo’s World” which has not produced new episodes since 2009. In each of the ten 11-minute segments to be featured this year, Elmo stars in a stage […]

FLASH DANCE THE MUSICAL will arrive on Broadway Summer 2013

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The producers of Flashdance- The Musical, the stage adaptation of the 1983 smash hit movie that defined a generation, have announced that the production will arrive on Broadway in August 2013 with a theater, dates and casting to be announced. Flashdance will launch a separate national touring company in January 2013 at the […]

Hip hip hooray! Bring It On: The Musical opens on Broadway

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Critics Review

‘Memphis’ will Recoup Its $12 Million Investment as of Its Final Performance on Broadway

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The producers of the 2010 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Memphis have announced that the production will recoup its $12 million investment as of its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, August 5, 2012 after 30 previews and 1,166 regular performances. Memphis opened on October 19, 2009 at Broadway’s Shubert theatre, having begun previews […]

Sleepless in Seattle- The Musical announces Ben Toth and Sam Forman as Composer and Lyricist

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Ben Toth and Sam Forman have been named the new composer and lyricist of Sleepless In Seattle – The Musical. They join the previously announced Lonny Price as director, Jeff Arch as book writer, and Eric Stern as musical director. Sleepless In Seattle – The Musical will have its premiere at The Pasadena […]

Nutty Professor Hits Nashville

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The Nutty Professor began performances at Nashville’s Tennessee Performing Arts Center on July 24. The world premiere musical adaptation is based on the 1963 movie of the same name. Director Jerry Lewis, the film’s original writer, director and star has taken on the project. It features music by Tony Award winner Marvin Hamlisch, […]