PIPPIN Box Office Opens Saturday, Mar 2

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The Music Box Theatre box office will open Saturday, March 2nd for the much anticipated American Repertory Theatre production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin, directed by Diane Paulus. Those who purchase tickets at the box office on March 2nd will be entered into a drawing to receive two tickets and party passes to the opening night […]

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney and More Set to Honor Stephen Schwartz With the NY Pops

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On April 12, 2013, Tony Award nominee and star of “Smash” Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis, Julia Murney, Tony Award nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson and Judith Clurman’s Essential Voices USA will join The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall in celebration of Stephen Schwartz. The evening celebrates Schwartz’s 65th birthday as well […]

Broadway’s PIPPIN Announces Casting for Broadway Run

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Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin, directed by Diane Paulus, will feature the entire cast from its American Repertory Theater production in Cambridge, MA. They include Matthew James Thomas as Pippin, Tony and Olivier Award nominee Patina Miller as Leading Player, Tony Award nominee Terrence Mann as Charles, Tony Award nominee Charlotte d’Amboise as Fastrada, Rachel Bay Jones as Catherine and Tony Award winner Andrea Martin as Berthe. […]

Patina Miller may step into Ben Vereen’s Shoes for workshop of ‘Pippin’

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According to The New York Times, Tony Award nominated actor Patina Miller is expected to participate in the American Repertory Theater’s developmental workshop of the 1972 musical “Pippin” this summer in advance of the December production, though no contracts have been signed. Miller would perform as the Leading Player, which is the head […]

Diane Paulus’s ‘Pippin’ May Head to Broadway

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Diane Paulus, director of the Tony Award winning revival The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess has another project n the works. According to the New York Times, producers Barry and Fran Weissler are considering signing on as backers of Paulus’s revival of the 1972 musical Pippin. Pippin is schedule to begin its run this […]

Godspell will close June 24

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The Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell has officially announced a closing date. The final performance will be June 24 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. It will have played 30 preview performances and 264 regular performances at the time of closing. The production, directed by Daniel Goldstein, recently took on Corbin […]

Corbin Bleu Back on Broadway

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Star of “High School Musical” and In The Heights, Corbin Bleu will be joining the cast of Godspell on April 17th. Bleu will take over the role of Jesus from the original star Hunter Parish, who will play his final performance on April 15th. Composer Stephen Schwartz had this to say: “I know […]

Top Ten Broadway Love Songs

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In honor of Valentine’s Day, here is a list of some of Broadway’s best love songs. They run the gamut– gripping, sincere and sappy, of course. Happy Valentine’s Day any enjoy. 10. “Hello, Young Lovers” From The King and I This song is from the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and was performed […]

Prepare Ye! Godspell Opens on Broadway

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It has been a long haul but the first Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell finally opened on Broadway Monday, November 7 at the Circle-in-the-Square Theatre.  The production is directed by Daniel Goldstein who also helmed the critically acclaimed 2006 production at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.  Hunter Parish (“Weeds”, Spring […]

If Wicked the musical were an animated film

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Heidi Jo Gilbert put together this terrific story board for an animated version for the Broadway musical Wicked (4.44 stars on TheaterAdvisor).