September 2009

Lots of Broadway buzz …

September 30, 2009 // 2 Comments

West Side Story recoups investment after 30 weeks West Side Story has officially recouped its $14 million initial investment after running 30 weeks (247 performances)! A national tour of this production will begin in the fall of 2010 though it is likely the Broadway version will stick around for a good while longer. American Idiot extends run at Berkley Rep [...]

Teaser video clip for Phantom: Love Never Dies

September 30, 2009 // 1 Comment

I’ve been getting a number of requests for footage from the sequel to Phantom of the Opera, Phantom: Love Never Dies, so I figured I should post what’s out there now here. It’s only a teaser, but the clip actually gets me excited for the show … set on Coney Island a decade after the original. Here’s the clip. [...]

Rumors of musicals in the works

September 30, 2009 // 1 Comment

Rumor has it that Scarlett Johansson is heading to Broadway, set to star opposite Will & Grace star Sean Hayes in a revival of the Neil Simon musical Promises, Promises. Also rumored – directors Harold Prince and Susan Stroman are set to collaborate on an upcoming Broadway musical called Paradise Found, an adaptation of the novel The Tale of the [...]

Principal cast announced for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

September 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Randy Skinner, with music supervision by Rob Berman, has announced the stars for this year’s re-mounting. The cast will be helmed by James Clow (Assassins, Wonderful Town, Company, She Loves Me, Blood Brothers), Melissa Errico (Dracula, My Fair Lady, High Society), [...]

A round-up of the latest casting changes

September 30, 2009 // 1 Comment

David Bologna leaves Billy Elliot David Bologna, whose performance as Michael earned him a nomination for a Tony Award in Billy Elliot the Musical, plays his final performance on Sept. 27. Laura Michelle Kelly and Christian Borle join the cast Mary Poppins Laura Michelle Kelly, who originated the title role in Mary Poppins on the West End, and Christian [...]

Rejoice – you can see Bye Bye Birdie on the cheap!

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

Broadway’s Bye Bye Birdie is offering lots of ways for folks to get tickets on the cheap. They’ve got the standard student rush tickets at half price, available 1 hour before the show, but they are also offering “general rush” tickets that can be bought by anyone on the day of the performance for $26.50, and those between the ages of 18 and [...]

New cast members for Broadway’s Mamma Mia

September 24, 2009 // 1 Comment

On Tuesday, September 22, Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone, The Civil War, Young Frankenstein), John Dossett (Gypsy, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer), Alyse Alan Louis, Allison Briner, Halle Morse, Michael Mindlin (9 to 5, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Patrick Boll (The Adventures of Tom Sawyer), David Andrew Macdonald (Coram Boy), Eric William Morris (Coram [...]

Catch your favorite Broadway stars on TV

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

Lots of Broadway stars are making television appearances this week: John Stamos (Bye Bye Birdie, Cabaret, Nine) will appear on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on September 29. Kristin Chenoweth (The Apple Tree, Wicked, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown) will appear on the “Late Show with David Letterman” on Thursday September 24. New [...]

Win a pair of tickets to see Memphis on Broadway!

September 23, 2009 // 8 Comments

Win a pair of tickets to see Memphis on Broadway on Friday, October 2 and write us a review of the show for the blog! To enter to win, just comment below, tweet @broadwaymusical or email why you want to see the show! Please note: I reserve the right to make edits to the winner's review. Winner will be chosen using and will be announced on [...]
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