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Casting changes for Broadway’s In the Heights

August 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Andrea Burns (The Full Monty, The Ritz and Beauty and the Beast), who originated the part of Daniela both on and off-Broadway in In the Heights, returns to play the role once more beginning August 25. Also joining the cast tonight is Will Wingfield from So You Think You Can Dance, who will make his Broadway debut in the show as Graffiti ...

Broadway Musicals are Dominating TV News

August 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Broadway musicals are dominating TV news right now! Check it out: Burn the Floor on ABC’s Good Morning America Shrek on MSNBC’s The Today Show And tomorrow, August 13, the cast of Avenue Q will appear on “Good Day New York” with a performance of “The More You Ruv Someone” (WNYW, Channel 5, from 7-10 AM ET) and on ...

Jerry Springer to Play Billy Flynn in Broadway’s Chicago

August 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

Talk show host Jerry Springer will be joining the cast of Broadway’s Chicago as lawyer Billy Flynn from August 18 – September 6. He has already played the part in London and will go on to play the role in the Atlanta and Philadelphia versions of Chicago after his stint on Broadway. “I get the character of Billy Flynn,” Mr. Springer said of ...

Casting Updates: New Stars for Wicked, West Side Story and Burn the Floor

August 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

A Returning Nessarose, a New Glinda Michelle Federer, who created the role of Nessarose in the Broadway production of Wicked, will return to the musical beginning Aug. 18, taking over for Cristy Candler. And, as if that weren’t already fantastic enough, Erin Mackey will also succeed Alli Mauzey as Glinda starting Aug. 11. A Greene for a Green John ...

Maroulis extends his Rock of Ages run

August 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Constantine Maroulis, the American Idol finalist who originated the role of Drew in the Off-Broadway production of Rock of Ages, has extended his contract with the Tony-nominated musical through the summer of 2010. Maroulis says he’s thrilled to continue with Rock of Ages and that “to be able to create a role on Broadway and get nominated for ...