Polkadots is the new musical inspired by the true events of the Civil Rights pioneers Ruby Bridges and The Little Rock Nine. The World Premiere Recording features Shanice Williams (Dorothy in NBC’s The Wiz Live!), recording artist Alex Newell (Glee), Lilli Cooper (The SpongeBob Musical), Alysha Deslorieux (Hamilton), John Arthur Greene (American Idol Season 15), Katie Thompson (Giant), Julia […]
Long considered a flawed but brilliant show, Chicago returned to the boards on November 14, 1996, at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, for a run on Broadway that, 13 years later, is still going strong. This Wednesday, August 31st those in NYC can see current cast members performing including Bianca Marroquínas Roxie Hart, Lana Gordon as Velma Kelly, […]
On this day in 1980 42nd Street opened at the Winter Garden, and had a spectacular run of 3,486 performances, proving that Broadway could still enjoy the songs made popular five decades earlier. Read more here.
Peter Filichia teased out our new vault release in his recent post and now it’s finally here from the MWB vault! Originally produced by Joseph Papp for the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking it on the Road, was a milestone in the integration of rock-and-roll and musical theater. […]
In 1999, one of the most popular musicals ever created, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s colorful Phantom of the Opera or El Fantasma De La Opera opened in Mexico. In 2012, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s seven-time Tony Award®-winning musical Evita came back to Broadway and celebrated tremendous success. Now, in 2016,Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS Returns To Broadway! Will it follow […]