Nicole Scherzinger and Tim Minchin will star in Jesus Christ Superstar

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Tim Minchin, the comedian who composed the Oliver Award winning musical Matilda, will play Judas Iscariot in a revival of Jesus Christ Superstar at the 02 arena in London this summer, according to The Guardian. Minchin will join Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger as Mary Magdalene in the Time Rice-Andrew Lloyd Webber rock […]

Broadway Revival of Evita Will Get Cast Album

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Masterworks Broadway has announced the release of the complete new Broadway cast recording of Evita. It will be the first complete English language stage recording of the show since the original 1979 Broadway cast album. The two-disk set, produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Nigel Wright, with Tim Rice as Executive Producer, will […]

Reviews are in for Broadway revival of Evita

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How you might feel about this show depends on where you’ve set the bar. Evita, which opened on Thursday night at the Marquis Theatre, has returned to Broadway after thirty years, and the emotions are mixed. Despite being the 1980 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, the show takes a few hits for […]

Signature Theatre Names David Henry Hwang as “Residency One” Playwright for 2012-13

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The Signature Theatre Company has announced that Tony Award –winning playwright David Henry Hwang will be the Residency One Playwright for the 2012-2013. Residency One is Signature Theatre Company’s core one-year playwright-in-residence program that produces a series of plays from the body of work of one accomplished writer. Hwang will succeed Athol Fugard, […]

Maybe meant for Vegas: Reviews are in for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

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Mixed reviews for the revival of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. The flashy revival does not settle well with all critics, particularly Charles Isherwood of the New York Times. In his review, Isherwood says he finds “the show alternately hilarious and preposterous — if often infectiously melodic.” The […]

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 […]

Hit List: Broadway’s Most Anticipated Musicals of 2012

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The new year isn’t even a week old and Broadway is already buzzing about the drama, the romance, the music, and the stars that 2012 promises. These six productions are likely hits and are surely something to look forward to this year. Porgy and Bess Legendary composer, Stephen Sondheim, stirred up a lot […]