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Jackie Burns on Being Mistaken for Idina, Learning to Love Blazers & Taking Center Stage in If/Then

Jackie Burns on Being Mistaken for Idina, Learning to Love Blazers & Taking Center Stage in If/Then

If/Then’s “blazing supernova” Idina Menzel is taking a few well-deserved days off this week—wait, don’t break out the tissues and start sobbing just yet! Menzel’s stellar standby Jackie Burns is stepping out of the wings and taking center stage November 11 through 13, playing Elizabeth in the hit musical by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey ...

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Made In Dagenham’s Gemma Arterton on Becoming a Belting Bond Girl & Finding 'the Balls' to Sing in the West End

Made In Dagenham’s Gemma Arterton on Becoming a Belting Bond Girl & Finding 'the Balls' to Sing in the West End

Stage and screen star Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace, Tamara Drewe) has come a long way since she last appeared in the West End in the  American comedy The Little Dog Laughed in 2010. This time around, Arterton is making her musical theater debut, inheriting Sally Hawkins’ screen role in Made in Dagenham, the film-turned-stage musical about a real-life strike ...

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On the Town Stud Jay Armstrong Johnson on His Oatmeal Cream Pie Diet & New Bestie Alysha Umphress

On the Town Stud Jay Armstrong Johnson on His Oatmeal Cream Pie Diet & New Bestie Alysha Umphress

Jay Armstrong Johnson’s prior Broadway stints didn’t exactly include box steps, jazz hands and kicklines: He’s played contest hopeful Greg Wilhote in Hands on a Hardbody, a tribe member in Hair and the standby for Frank Abagnale, Jr. (played by a very healthy Aaron Tveit—Armstrong never got the chance to go on) in Catch Me If ...

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Sunny Afternoon’s John Dagleish on Bringing the Kinks Party to the West End & Why He Wants to ‘Storm Broadway’

Sunny Afternoon’s John Dagleish on Bringing the Kinks Party to the West End & Why He Wants to ‘Storm Broadway’

Amid a busy month for musical upgrades to the West End from smaller playhouses elsewhere, the Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon stands apart as a celebration of some of the most enduring songs in British rock and pop. Kinks frontman Ray Davies has been directly involved in director Edward Hall’s production and is played in a career-making performance by John ...

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West End Urinetown Star Jenna Russell on Her Stage Spill & Why She’s Never Seen Sweeney Todd

West End Urinetown Star Jenna Russell on Her Stage Spill & Why She’s Never Seen Sweeney Todd

Jenna Russell needs no introduction as a London musicals mainstay, with credits ranging from Sarah Brown in the Michael Grandage-directed Guys and Dolls to a range of Sondheim musicals that include Sunday in the Park with George (which she reprised on Broadway) and Merrily We Roll Along. Russell is back on the West End this fall leading the commercial transfer ...

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Brandon Victor Dixon on Coming Home to The Scottsboro Boys in London & His Side Gig as a B’way Producer

Brandon Victor Dixon on Coming Home to The Scottsboro Boys in London & His Side Gig as a B’way Producer

Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (The Color Purple) was center stage in the original New York production of the John Kander and Fred Ebb musical The Scottsboro Boys in 2010, only to miss out on the show’s subsequent Broadway transfer and acclaimed 2013 London premiere at the Young Vic. Now he has returned to the starring role of Haywood ...

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Tim Rice on Eternity's B'way Plans, Casting Elton John in Joseph & Reuniting with Andrew Lloyd Webber

Tim Rice on Eternity's B'way Plans, Casting Elton John in Joseph & Reuniting with Andrew Lloyd Webber

Tim Rice’s West End production of From Here to Eternity is hitting the big screen October 2, 5 and 9, making its debut in movie theaters throughout the U.S. Although the tuner, adapted from James Jones' 1951 WW2 classic novel, with lyrics by Rice, music by Stuart Brayson and a book by Bill Oakes, had a short-lived London ...

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Evita Star Madalena Alberto on Her New West End Gig & Why She Can't Watch Patti LuPone on YouTube

Evita Star Madalena Alberto on Her New West End Gig & Why She Can't Watch Patti LuPone on YouTube

What's the buzz at the Dominion Theatre on Evita's opening week? A star is born. Portuguese actress Madalena Alberto, who plays Eva Peron in the new revival, is winning nearly across-the-board raves for her performance as the Argentine leader. London-based since she was 17, she might also be making history as the first Eva ever to perform eight ...

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You Can't Take It With You Star Rose Byrne on Annie Nerves & Bobby Cannavale's Broadway Advice

You Can't Take It With You Star Rose Byrne on Annie Nerves & Bobby Cannavale's Broadway Advice

Rose Byrne says she takes time off—recent getaway spots include London and Paris—it just doesn’t look like it. For years, the Australian actress has delivered a non-stop string of acclaimed, diverse performances in TV (Damages) and movies (Neighbors, Bridesmaids). Now she’s on Broadway, making her debut in You Can’t Take It With You, the revival ...

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London Miss Saigon Star Eva Noblezada on her Chipotle Ordering Skills, Meeting Lea Salonga & 'B to the S' Rumors

London Miss Saigon Star Eva Noblezada on her Chipotle Ordering Skills, Meeting Lea Salonga & 'B to the S' Rumors

“Last Night of the World”—not to mention the rest of the now-iconic score of Miss Saigon—has provided the first flush of stardom for Eva Noblezada, the teenager who was plucked from North Carolina to make her professional stage debut in the 25th-anniversary revival of the British musical blockbuster at the Prince Edward Theatre. Having turned 18 this past ...

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