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Jeremy Jordan Will Star in Broadway’s Newsies

 Jeremy Jordan Will Star in Broadway’s Newsies

Jeremy Jordan, star of the short-lived musical Bonnie & Clyde, will return to Broadway this spring as Jack Kelly in Disney’s stage adaptation of Newsies. Jordan created the role of the rebellious newsboy leader in the Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of the musical last fall. Directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, the musical will play a ...

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Howard McGillin to Join the Cast of Broadway’s Rebecca

Howard McGillin to Join the Cast of Broadway’s Rebecca

Two-time Tony nominee Howard McGillin will join Sierra Boggess and James Barbour in the upcoming Broadway musical Rebecca. McGillin will play the role of Frank Crawley instead of the previously announced John Dossett. Michael Blakemore and Francesca Zambello will jointly direct the production, a musical adaptation of the novel by Daphne du Maurier, which begins previews at the Broadhurst Theatre ...

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Extra! Extra! Newsies Heading to Broadway for Limited Engagement

Extra! Extra! Newsies Heading to Broadway for Limited Engagement

As previously speculated, Disney's stage adaptation of Newsies is heading to Broadway. Directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, the musical will play a limited run at the Nederlander Theatre beginning March 15, 2012. Opening night is set for March 29 with the final performance performance scheduled for June 10. No casting has been announced at this time ...

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Aaron Lazar, Kate Baldwin, P.J. Griffith & More Set for Giant at Dallas Theater Center

Aaron Lazar, Kate Baldwin, P.J. Griffith & More Set for Giant at Dallas Theater Center

Aaron Lazar, Kate Baldwin and P.J. Griffith will lead the cast of the new musical Giant at Dallas Theater Center. Directed by Michael Greif, the Public Theater co-production begins performances on January 18, 2012, with opening night set for January 27 at the Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.

Giant is adapted from Edna Ferber's novel of ...

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Will Newsies Play Broadway's Nederlander Theatre This Spring?

Will Newsies Play Broadway's Nederlander Theatre This Spring?

Newsies, the stage adaptation of the 1992 Disney film currently running at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse, may head to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre in April 2012, according to the New York Post. Directed by Jeff Calhoun, Newsies opened at the Paper Mill on September 25 and will play a limited engagement there through October 16.

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Hot Off the Presses! Jeremy Jordan & Co-Stars Celebrate Newsies’ Opening Night

Hot Off the Presses! Jeremy Jordan & Co-Stars Celebrate Newsies’ Opening Night
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The cast of Newsies may “Seize the Day” eight times a week, but on September 25 they seized their opening night at Paper Mill Playhouse. This stage adaptation of the beloved 1992 Disney movie musical took flight at the Millburn, New Jersey theater, led by Jeremy Jordan as Jack Kelly, a rebellious young newsboy who guides a turn-of-the-century strike against ...

Extra! Extra! Watch Video Footage of Jeremy Jordan and the Cast of Newsies

Extra! Extra! Watch Video Footage of Jeremy Jordan and the Cast of Newsies

The 1992 Disney movie musical Newsies had been transformed into a stage production, which is getting its world premiere at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse. Jeremy Jordan leads the pack of rambunctious newsboys as they go on strike against the powerful newspaper companies of the early 20th century. The production is full of tunes from the original film such as ...

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Take a First Look at Jeremy Jordan and the Boys of Newsies

Take a First Look at Jeremy Jordan and the Boys of Newsies
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The cast of Newsies is seizing the day at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse, where the musical adaptation of the 1992 Disney film is currently having its world premiere. While the show doesn't officially open until September 25, Broadway.com has your first look at production shots from this family-friendly musical, which features future Bonnie & Clyde star Jeremy Jordan ...

Extra! Extra! Meet the Cast and Creators of Disney's Newsies, Headed to Paper Mill Playhouse

Extra! Extra! Meet the Cast and Creators of Disney's Newsies, Headed to Paper Mill Playhouse
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Newsies, Disney’s latest foray into family-friendly stage musicals, is prepping for its premiere at the Paper Mill Playhouse with Jeremy Jordan (Broadway-bound in Bonnie & Clyde) and Tony nominee John Dossett as leads. On August 9, the cast and creative team marked the first day of rehearsal with a meet-and-greet at New 42nd Street Studios. Broadway.com stopped by to ...

My, My! Mamma Mia! Celebrates Its 4,000th Broadway Performance

My, My! Mamma Mia! Celebrates Its 4,000th Broadway Performance
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Way back in October 2001, Mamma Mia! burst onto Broadway, and the megahit musical is still attracting ABBA fans eight times a week at the Winter Garden Theatre. On May 31, the show celebrated a special milestone: its 4,000th performance on the Great White Way. After standing ovation number 4,000, the cast marked the occasion by giving every ...

Strike! Newsies Musical to Make Debut at Paper Mill Playhouse

Strike! Newsies Musical to Make Debut at Paper Mill Playhouse

Newsies, a musical adaptation of the popular 1992 film, will premiere at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse this fall. The production, which will be directed by Jeff Calhoun, will begin performances September 15 with an opening night set for September 25. The show features the film's original music with original composer Alan Menken and lyricist Jack Feldman contributing new songs ...

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Lisa Brescia Tapped to Play Donna Sheridan in Broadway's Mamma Mia!

Lisa Brescia Tapped to Play Donna Sheridan in Broadway's Mamma Mia!

Lisa Brescia has been tapped for the leading role of Donna Sheridan in the long-running Broadway musical hit Mamma Mia!. Brescia is set to join the show on October 22, replacing Beth Leavel, who will move on to the cast of the holiday musical Elf. Leavel will play her final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on October 10, and ...

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Kristin Chenoweth, Kelsey Grammer, Sean Hayes and More Set For Broadway Barks

Kristin Chenoweth, Kelsey Grammer, Sean Hayes and More Set For Broadway Barks

Kristin Chenoweth, Corbin Bleu, Sean Hayes, Kelsey Grammer and a slew of other stars will make some new animal friends at Broadway Barks 12 on July 10 in Shubert Alley. The annual animal adoption event will be hosted by founders Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore. Other newly announced Broadway stars participating in the event include Alexander Hanson, Jackie Hoffman ...

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Valerie Harper, Ragtime, Blanchett's Streetcar Among Nominees for DC's Helen Hayes Awards

Valerie Harper, Ragtime, Blanchett's Streetcar Among Nominees for DC's Helen Hayes Awards

Valerie Harper (star of the Broadway-bound Tallulah Bankhead bio Looped), the Kennedy Center’s revival of Ragtime (which transferred to Broadway) and the Australian revival of A Streetcar Named Desire starring Cate Blanchett (which later played at BAM) are among the nominees for the 26th annual Helen Hayes Awards, honoring the best in theater in the Washington DC area. The awards ...

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A Quartet of New Super Troupers Joins Mamma Mia! on September 22

A Quartet of New Super Troupers Joins Mamma Mia! on September 22

Long-running Broadway hit Mamma Mia! will welcome Alyse Alan Louis, Eric William Morris, Patrick Boll and David Andrew Macdonald to its cast on September 22. The quartet replaces current cast members Brandi Burkhardt, Chris Peluso, Pearce Bunting and Ben Livingston, respectively. The musical, featuring the the songs of Swedish super group of ABBA, is running at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre.

Louis (Sophie Sheridan), Morris ...

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New Donna & Sam Slip Into Spandex

New Donna & Sam Slip Into Spandex
Date
Sep 22, 2009
Where
Winter Garden Theatre

 

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel will assume the leading role of Donna Sheridan in the Broadway company of Mamma Mia! beginning on September 22. Leavel will be joined by Tony nominee John Dossett, who returns to the show as Sam Carmichael. 

Leavel, a Tony winner for playing the title role in The Drowsy Chaperone, recently starred in the ...

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Tony Winner Beth Leavel to Star in Broadway's Mamma Mia!

Tony Winner Beth Leavel to Star in Broadway's Mamma Mia!

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel will assume the leading role of Donna Sheridan in the Broadway company of Mamma Mia! beginning on September 22. Leavel will be joined by Tony nominee John Dossett, who returns to the show as Sam Carmichael, replacing Sean Allan Krill. No word yet on a departure date for the show’s long-running Donna, Carolee Carmello, who ...

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Barbara Walsh, Adriane Lenox and Karen Ziemba to Headline The First Wives Club

Barbara Walsh, Adriane Lenox and Karen Ziemba to Headline The First Wives Club

Barbara Walsh and Tony Award winners Karen Ziemba and Adriane Lenox will headline the pre-Broadway production of The First Wives Club, which will be presented at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego July 15-August 23, directed by Francesco Zambello. Opening night has been set for July 31.

Completing the cast will be John Dossett Gypsy as Aaron, Kevyn Morrow ...

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Blazer, Cleale, Dossett and More to Star in LaChiusa’s Giant at Signature

Blazer, Cleale, Dossett and More to Star in LaChiusa’s Giant at Signature

 

Casting has been announced for Giant, the stage adaptation of Edna Ferber’s epic novel from Tony-nominated composer Michael John LaChiusa and librettist Sybille Pearson, which will play at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia from April 28 through May 31. Jonathan Butterrell, best known the choreographer of such Broadway shows as The Light in the Piazza, Assassins and Nine ...

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Ana Gasteyer, Carolee Carmello, Adriane Lenox & More Set for First Wives Club Reading

Ana Gasteyer Wicked, Saturday Night Live, Carolee Carmello Mamma, Mia!, Parade and Adriane Lenox Tony winner for Doubt, Caroline, or Change will play the avenging ex-es in a February 2 reading of the new musical First Wives Club. The ladies will be joined by Brad Oscar The Producers, Jekyll & Hyde, Alton Fitzgerald White The Lion King, Ragtime, John Dossett ...

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White People, with Brooksher, Dossett and Shulman, Sets Off-Broadway Debut

White People, with Brooksher, Dossett and Shulman, Sets Off-Broadway Debut

White People, a play by J. T. Rogers The Overwhelming is set to have its New York premiere at Atlantic Stage 2. Performances will begin on January 28, with opening night set for February 3, directed by Gus Reyes. The play is being presented by Starry Night Entertainment and is not a production of Atlantic Theater Company.

The cast of ...

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New Musical Saved Postpones First Preview Performance

Previews for the Playwrights Horizons world premiere production of the new musical Saved have been postponed one night due to a longer than expected technical process. Previews will now begin on May 10 at 8pm at the Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage. Opening night is still set for June 3.

Saved features music and lyrics by Obie Award winner Michael Friedman with ...

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Casting Complete for Off-Broadway Musical Saved

Final casting has been announced for Playwrights Horizons' upcoming world premiere of Saved, a musical based on the 2004 film starring Mandy Moore and Macauley Culkin. Featuring music and lyrics by Michael Friedman and book and lyrics by John Dempsey and Rinnie Groff, the show will begin previews at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater on May 9, with an official opening ...

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Murney, Dossett, Faber & More Join the Cast of Saved

Julia Murney, John Dossett and Mary Faber are among the cast members joining the previously announced Celia Keenan-Bolger in Playwrights Horizons' forthcoming world-premiere production of Saved. The new musical will begin previews on May 9 at the company's Mainstage Theater and open on June 3. Saved will be directed Gary Griffin The Color Purple and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo Jersey ...

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The Clean House Extends to 1/28, With Two-Week Holiday Layoff

The Clean House Extends to 1/28, With Two-Week Holiday Layoff

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that it will extend the run of its current production of Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House through January 28 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. The production, directed by Bill Rauch, opened on October 30 and was originally scheduled to run through December 17. The extension will begin on January 2 after a two-week layoff ...

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