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 […]

Phylicia Rashad, Sandra Oh & More Join Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline in Romeo and Juliet Benefit

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Additional casting has been announced for the Public Theater’s upcoming one-night-only benefit reading of Romeo and Juliet, starring Meryl streep and Kevin Kline. The June 18 gala celebrates the 5oth anniversary of the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. Jeanine Tesori will compose original music for the performance, which also honors Shakepeare in the […]

Viva Broadway is Born

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The Broadway League has created Viva Broadway, a new audience development partnership with the Hispanic community. The program is designed to help bridge the world of Broadway with Latino audiences around the country. The long term initiative aims to increase awareness about Broadway while culturally enriching lives, bringing families together, and building new […]

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. […]

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 […]

‘Leap of Faith’ offers Leap Year Deal

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The producers of new musical, Leap of Faith, want to wish you a Happy Leap Year. The production, based on the film of the same name, is offering special $29 seats in the orchestra and mezzanine for its first week of previews, April 3-7, at the St. James Theatre. The offer is only […]

Stephen Sondheim Creates Treasure Hunt Benefit at the American Museum of Natural History

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On Monday, October 3rd, Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker co-host “A Little Jurassic Treasure Hunt” at the American Museum of Natural History.  The one night only event was created by Tony Award-winning composer, Stephen Sondheim to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Friends in Deed (FID), The Crisis Center for Life-Threatening Illness.  FID was […]

Arcadia starring Billy Crudup and Raul Esparza opens on Broadway to positive buzz and mixed reviews

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Send to Kindle Arcadia opened last night, March 17, 2011, on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. The revival production is loaded with an a-list talent and creative team headed by the great Tom Stoppard (playwright), David Leveaux (director) and starring Raul Esparza and Billy Crudup both multiple Tony Award nominees. And the buzz for […]

Arcadia Broadway Twitter/Facebook response to early previews

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Send to Kindle Updated: March 17, 2011 Arcadia started previews of its current Broadway revival on Feb. 26, 2011. While there is not as much online chatter about this production as some of the other high profile shows on Broadway at present, namely the Book of Mormon, How to Succeed, and Spiderman, there has been […]