Little Miss Sunshine – Official Casting announced for Off-Broadway run

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Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has found its LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE.  Nine-year old HANNAH ROSE NORDBERG will play Olive Hoover, who aspires to the coveted title of “Little Miss Sunshine,” in this new musical comedy from Tony Award winners JAMES LAPINE (book/direction) and WILLIAM FINN (music and lyrics).  Hannah joins the previously announced cast members STEPHANIE J. BLOCK and WILL CHASE, who […]

Date Set for 2013 Tony Awards: June 9 on CBS, Live from Radio City Music Hall

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It’s official! The Tony Awards have a date and location for the 2013 ceremony. And guess what—The Tony Awards will return to Radio City Music Hall! CBS will telecast the American Theatre Wing’s 67th Annual Tony Awards live on Sunday, June 9 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Tony Awards, which honors theatre professionals for distinguished […]

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Barnes & Noble Cast Album Event Set for Mar 8

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Barnes & Noble will host the cast album release for the new 2012 Broadway cast recording of Roundabout Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed Broadway production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood.  Hosted by Rupert Holmes, the event will be at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th St at Lexington) on Friday, March 8th starting at 4:30PM. The “Live at Barnes and Noble” […]

Tony Award Committee Announces Eligibility for 14 Productions

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Tony Awards Eligibility for 2013 The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on February 14 for the second time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for 2013 Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Committee considered 14 shows at the meeting from among the Broadway […]

Jaime Cepero Will Return to Smash After All

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TVLine reports that Jaime Cepero will reprise his role as world’s most horrible assistant, Ellis,  in the upcoming second season of “Smash.” It was previously reported that Cepero would not return to the series, along with Raza Jaffrey (Dev), Brian d’Arcy James (Frank Houston) and Will Chase (Michael Swift). Josh Safran, new Smash show runner, hinted that Cepero’s […]

Watch “Bustle Fluffah,” a music video from the cast of The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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Send to Kindle“Bustle Fluffah” Music Video w/ the Cast of The Mystery of Edwin Drood The cast of Roundabout Theatre Company’s new Broadway production of Rupert Holmes’ Tony Award winning musical comedy The Mystery of Edwin Drood presents an original rap song and music video “Bustle Fluffah!”  Shot at Studio 54 with the company of Drood, “Bustle Fluffah” celebrates the women of […]

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Gets Four Week Extension

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Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a four week extension of the critically acclaimed new Broadway production of Rupert Holmes’ Tony Award winning musical comedy The Mystery of Edwin Drood. The Mystery of Edwin Drood  is playing a limited engagement at Studio 54 through March 10th, 2013.  The original end date was February 10th, 2013. The Mystery of Edwin […]

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Revival, Starring Stephanie J. Block and Chita Rivera, Will Record Cast Album

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A cast recording of Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2012 Broadway revival of Rupert Holmes’ Tony Award winning musical comedy The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Leading actors Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Gregg Edelman, Jim Norton, Chita Rivera, Andy Karl, Jessie Mueller, Betsy Wolfe, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Benson,Robert Creighton and performances from the entire Broadway cast will be preserved. The two-disc set will also include a new Act Two […]

Mystery of Edwin Drood Cast Having the Best of Times: Review Round-Up

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Rollicking musical revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood gets strong reviews You choose the murderer in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the whodunit musical based on the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens and adapted by Tony Award-winning writer/composer Rupert Holmes (Curtains). Scott Ellis (She Loves Me) directs the production in its first return […]

Smash Shakeup- Four series regulars won’t return for season 2

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Send to Kindle NBC series Smash, which details the development of a Broadway production about Marilyn Monroe will be getting a makeover in its second season. Raza Jaffrey (Dev), Jaime Cepero (Ellis), Brian d’Arcy James (Frank Houston) and Will Chase (Michael Swift) will not return as series regulars according to The Hollywood Reporter. Jaffrey played […]