Eyeing Broadway

Debuting Broadway Hopefuls

July 7, 2013 // 1 Comment

There are a number of fantastic new musicals opening around the world that we can only hope soon make their way to the Great White Way. None of these shows have officially announced Broadway runs…yet, but boy are folks buzzing about them! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (West End) A Sam Mendes production starring Douglas Hodge (La Cage Aux Folles, [...]

Awards Roundup and New Shows on the Horizon

April 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

All of the nominations are out for the various awards, with most expecting Matilda and Kinky Boots to take home the big prizes this year. It’s always surprising to see flops, like Hands on a Hardbody (which closed after only 28 performances) and Scandalous (which closed after 29) make the lists at all, but there will be a lot of close categories [...]

A look at the musicals eyeing 2012-13 Broadway runs…

May 16, 2012 // 2 Comments

Now that this season is officially over, we thought it worth taking a look at the shows who have announced Broadway runs for the 2012-13 season. First up is an adaptation of Bring It On with music by Tom Kit of Next to Normal and Lin-Manuel Miranda of In the Heights. This show has been touring the country after opening to so-so reviews in Los Angeles, [...]

April News Roundup

April 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

An awful lot has happened this month on the Great White Way – numerous shows have opened, squeezing in just in time for award consideration, and there’s been lots of exciting announcements and good old controversy. If you’ve been hiding under a rock, here’s what you’ve missed: The Addams Family opened to dismal reviews, while [...]

Delays, transfers, replacements, closings and even some happy news!

April 9, 2010 // 5 Comments

That’s right, it’s time for another massive news roundup. There’s a lot to catch up on, so without any further ado, here we go… The Broadway premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies will open at the Neil Simon Theater in the spring of 2011 due to some health complications of ALW’s part. The show, which was to open on [...]

New Musicals, News, Casting, Cast Albums, TV Appearances and More

March 16, 2010 // 1 Comment

New Musicals and Transfers The Michael Grandage-directed production of Evita, which opened at London’s Adelphi Theatre in June 2006 is officially heading to Broadway next year. Elena Roger, who starred in the West End production, will repeat her performance in the Broadway remount. Rumor has it that Ricky Martin is in talks to play Che, though this [...]

A new Fiyero and returning Emile, N2N officially touring, Sister Act transferring, Finian’s and Vanities albums released

February 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Broadway Casting Changes: Andy Karl (9 to 5, Legally Blonde) joins the cast of Broadway’s Wicked in the role of Fiyero today, Feb 2. David Pittsinger returns to the role of Emile de Becque in the Tony-winning revival of South Pacific today. Big Announcements: Next to Normal will officially tour the United States next year. The only venue that has been [...]

Bye Bye “Birdie,” Hello New Work and New Horizons

January 25, 2010 // 1 Comment

Bye Bye “Birdie” The universally panned production of Bye Bye Birdie, starring John Stamos and Gina Gershon, closed on Broadway on Jan 24 after playing 117 performances. Though selling at 90% capacity, producers decided the show’s success would dwindle upon the departure of its stars and so closed as planned, rather than extending its run. [...]
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