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The Wedding Singer

The hilarious film comedy about a down-on-his luck wannabe rocker comes to the Broadway stage!

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The Wedding Singer Set to Close on New Year's Eve

The Wedding Singer Set to Close on New Year's Eve
The Wedding Singer will end its Broadway run on December 31 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre after 30 previews and 284 performances. The show opened on April 27 and was nominated for five 2006 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Directed by John Rando, The Wedding Singer has music by Matthew Sklar, book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy and lyrics ...

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American Idol's Constantine Maroulis to Join The Wedding Singer in September

American Idol's Constantine Maroulis to Join The Wedding Singer in September

 

Constantine Maroulis, a contestant in the 2005 edition of American Idol, will join the cast of The Wedding Singer in early September in the role of Sammy, the not-so-bright bandmate of the title character. Maroulis has signed on for an eight week run in the show, replacing Matthew Saldivar.

While attending the Boston Conservatory of Music and Berklee College of ...

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Tina Maddigan: Lady in Waiting

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When Broadway.com asked Tina Maddigan of The Wedding Singer to share the backstage routine of a Broadway standby, we—and she—had no idea that she would soon be playing the leading role of Julia. Because of ongoing vocal problems, Laura Benanti took an extended leave in the month of August and Maddigan, a veteran of ... Read More...

Stephen Lynch

Two hours before show time at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, Wedding preparations are fully underway as stage hands scramble to get set pieces in place on the neon-patterned floor and technicians test lights and sound. Just off stage right, however, the scene is much more relaxed. Inside a prime first-floor dressing room lounges 35-year-old Stephen Lynch, the cool and charismatic ... Read More...

Tim Herlihy: Broadway: A Reason to Shower

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How does a super-successful screenwriter transform himself into a Tony-nominated musical book writer? That's the question we put to The Wedding Singer's Tim Herlihy. And when we call him super-successful, we're not kidding: Before turning his attention to Broadway, Herlihy wrote or co-wrote the screenplays of Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer, The ... Read More...

Seattle Critics Get to Know Broadway-Bound Wedding Singer

Seattle Critics Get to Know Broadway-Bound Wedding Singer
The Wedding Singer will arrive at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre in March, teased hair and all. But before it makes it to Gotham, the show is having its world premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, the same place another big screen-to-stage musical, Hairspray, was born. Did the new tuner give local critics something to sing about?

Here is ...

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Casting Announced for Broadway-Bound The Wedding Singer

Casting Announced for Broadway-Bound The Wedding Singer

 

Kevin Cahoon will join previously reported stars Stephen Lynch, Laura Benanti, Felicia Finley, Matthew Saldivar, Rita Gardner and Richard H. Blake as part of the principal cast of The Wedding Singer. The show is scheduled to open at a yet-to-be-announced Jujamcyn Theatre on Broadway on April 27, according to a production spokesperson.

Cahoon is currently playing the sinister Child Catcher ...

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Laura Benanti Wins Leading Role in Upcoming Wedding Singer Musical

 

Laura Benanti has won the role of Julia in the upcoming musical version of The Wedding Singer. She is expected to star alongside Stephen Lynch in the tuner.

Benanti earned Tony nominations for her featured work in Swing! and Into the Woods and also appeared on Broadway in Nine and The Sound of Music. Her off-Broadway credits include Time and ...

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Cast for the Upcoming Musical The Wedding Singer Shapes Up

Cast for the Upcoming Musical The Wedding Singer Shapes Up

Broadway.com has learned that Stephen Lynch, who played the title role in The Wedding Singer readings, will star in the full production of the tuner. The cast is also expected to feature Felicia Finley as Linda, Matthew Saldivar as Sammy, Jason Antoon as Jimmy, Rita Gardner as Rosie and Richard H. Blake as Glenn.

Lynch is best known for ...

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The Wedding Singer Set to Play Seattle Before Heading to B'way

The Wedding Singer Set to Play Seattle Before Heading to B'way

Broadway.com has learned that Margo Lion and New Line Cinema, who previously collaborated on Hairspray, are returning to The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle with their next project, the stage version of The Wedding Singer. The musical, directed by John Rando, will start out of town on January 31 in preparation for an April 2006 Broadway bow.

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