Opening soon on Broadway…

A huge collection of shows are opening on Broadway in March and April. A lot of them have been covered on the blog here, but a quick round-up of what to look for in the coming months seemed in order. All About Me - March 18 This Dame Edna and Michael Feinstein spectacle got a…

Rumors are flying about Lea Michele and a Jeff Buckley jukebox musical

Perhaps because real Broadway news has been slow this week, the rumor mill has been active circulating rumors about new shows. First - the New York Post reported that the New York Theatre Barn is wooing Lea Michele for a new musical based on the real-life attempts of a high school in Texas to produce…

New tribe members for Broadway’s Hair include Spring Awakening’s Kyle Riabko and American Idol favorites Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo!

With the majority of the original Broadway cast headed to London's Gielgud Theatre, producers held a huge casting call for new Broadway tribe members. Today, they've announced that Kyle Riabko (Spring Awakening) and American Idol favorites Ace Young (Grease) and Diana DeGarmo (The Toxic Avenger, Hairspray) will play Claude, Berger and Sheila when the new…

2010 Olivier Award Nominations and Winners

The West End's Olivier Awards nominations are out and lots of trans-Pacific transfers are on the list, including the Broadway transfer of Spring Awakening, now on the West End, and the West-End transfers of A Little Night Music and Billy Elliot, now on Broadway. The official awards ceremony took place on March 21. Here are…

Broadway’s La Cage Aux Folles announces additional casting

The West End transfer of La Cage Aux Folles, which opens April 18 at the Longacre Theater, previously announced its headliners Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge. Today, producers have added some additional names to the cast list, including: Tony Award nominees Veanne Cox (Company) and Robin de Jesus (In the Heights), Christine Andreas (Oklahoma!), A.J.…

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

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.…

Spring Awakening’s Duncan Sheik tapped to pen a musical version of American Psycho

According to Variety, Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening) has been tapped to write 80s-style music and lyrics for an adaptation of the book and film, American Psycho, alongside librettist Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. No cast or creatives have yet been announced, as the project is still in its infancy and Sheik is still busy preparing Whisper House for…