Hamilton Musical 360° Video – Fastest Broadway video to reach 1M views

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On June 8, 2016 in promotion of the 70th Anniversary of the Tony Awards, CBS released a 360° Virtual Reality video of the cast of Hamilton: An American Musical on facebook. In less than 24 hours the video was viewed over 1 million times on facebook alone. The previous Broadway video to reach […]

Motown: the Musical opens on Broadway – Review Roundup

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Send to Kindle Motown: the musical opened on Broadway last night, April 14, 2013 and while the music was greatly appreciated, it is engrained in our cultural DNA after-all, the story and writing were not. Written by Berry Gordy himself, with some help from some others, the complaint of many critics was the story was […]

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark settle lawsuit with Director Julie Taymor, keeps the lights on

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Director Julie Taymor (Tony winner for The Lion King), writer Glen Berger and 8 Legged Productions LLC, the Producer of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off the Dark, have announced that the pending litigation between them has been settled by mutual agreement of all parties. Spider-Man is the most costly musical in Broadway history with a reported […]

Linn-Manuel Miranda & Megan Hilty to give master classes this summer

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Waterwell, one of the Village Voice’s Best Arguments for Devised Theater and creators of GOODBAR and #9, launches its Summer Theater Lab at the Professional Performing Arts School (PPAS) in Manhattan, under the leadership of Victor Maog, with world-class guest artists from the worlds of theater, television, and film. The program has two […]

Broadway Grosses week of 4-7-13 start to dip but heavyweights stay strong

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Life is not fair on Broadway, some shows are killing it with massive sales while others can’t seem to generate any interest at all. Rumor has it that Hands on a Hardbody will announce its closing this week and while sad, it isnot surprising considering the show has not caught on with ticket buyers. Sales […]

Anastasia Barzee sings Bacharach at Metropolitan Room

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Television and stage actress Anastasia Barzee (Broadway: White Chrsitmas, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Urinetown, Miss Saigon, TV: Golden Boy, Made in Jersey, others) will sing the music of Burt Bacharach in a special performance at New York’s Metropolitan Room on April 18, 19, 20 & 24, 2013. “It was a great […]

Shia LaBeouf to Make Broadway Debut with Alec Baldwin in Orphans

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Shia LaBeouf, the BAFTA and Emmy Award winning star of “Transformers” “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” and “Lawless” will make his Broadway debut this spring in Orphans. This production, which begins performances on March 19 and opens on April 7 2013 at the Schoenfeld Theatre, will mark the first Broadway staging of the play. LaBeouf will […]

Release Date Set for Cast Album of Chaplin, Starring Rob McClure

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Masterworks Broadway will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Chaplin.  Produced by Grammy-winner David Lai, the album will available via digital download on December 4, 2012 with the CD following on January 8, 2013.   The Original Cast Recording of Chaplin will also be available for purchase in the Barrymore Theatre. Producers of Chaplin recently announced a […]

New Musical Chaplin to Launch National Tour Fall 2014

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The producers of the new Broadway musical Chaplin have announced that AWA Partners is putting together a US national tour that will launch in the fall of 2014, with plans for an international world tour to follow. Chaplin, a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book […]

All Broadway Shows Back- Performances Resume November 1

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As of Thursday, November 1st, all Broadway shows are back up and running and all regular schedules have been resumed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of The Broadway League, stated, “The show must go on, and Broadway shows are doing just that. As of [November 1st], all […]