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'Broadwaysted' Celebrates BroadwayCon with a 'Live' Episode from the 'Podcast Place'

BroadwayCon 2018 was an absolute blast and the Broadwaysted Team was right there for it all We had an amazing time recording Broadwaysted Live in front of a fantastic audience with our new FriendoftheShow Sierra Boggess don't worry, we'll release that episode soon... and loved every moment of our 'Stage Door Stories' panel with some of our best FriendsoftheShow James Monroe Iglehart, Hayley Podschun, and Alexandra Silber which will also be popping up as an episode one of these days... But this week, the Broadwaysted Crew is coming to you live from the BroadwayCon Marketplace where we hung out at the booth called 'Podcast Place' with some of our favorite FriendsoftheShow
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Sierra Boggess, Kerry Butler, and More Join Concert For America: Stand Up, Sing Out! Seattle Show

A special one-night-only edition of Concert for America Stand Up, Sing Out will be presented this summer at The 5th Avenue Theatre on Thursday, July 6 at 700 Pm. A star-studded concert of songs, comedy and commentary, the Seattle edition of Concert for America will feature world class performers including Tony Award-winner Roger Bart You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, Broadway star Sierra Boggess The Little Mermaid and Tony nominee and longtime 5th Avenue Theatre favorite Kerry Butler, who originated the role of Penny Pingleton in Hairspray at The 5th and on Broadway. Seattle's critically acclaimed Spectrum Dance Theater, Naomi Morgan, who starred as Mimi in Rent at The 5th and Caety Sagoian Jasper in Deadland at The 5th will also perform. Concert for America will benefit national organizations working to protect human rights. Additional performers will be announced at a later date.
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Courtney Reed (a.k.a. Princess Jasmine on Broadway) Just Created a Magical Princess-Inspired Line of Chokers

Courtney Reed (a.k.a. Princess Jasmine on Broadway) Just Created a Magical Princess-Inspired Line of Chokers
If you thought Courtney Reed, the actress playing Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway, was only skilled at singing, dancing, acting (you know, being a Broadway star), you’re mistaken. She also designs chokers. Reed started a line called Gagged dedicated to the popular jewelry trend, and it features everything from delicate pieces to stand-out, blingy designs. But her latest collection is inspired by something very close to her heart: Disney princesses!

“I’m obsessed with princesses,” she tells PeopleStyle. “I mean, who’s not? With the success of the Broadway Collection, we thought, ‘Oh my gosh! What if
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Meet Your New Principal: Jenn Gambatese Joins School Of Rock

Jenn Gambatese has been tapped to join the cast of School Of Rock on Broadway, succeeding Sierra Boggess in the role of Rosalie Mullins after Boggess plays her last performance on August 9th, 2016. No stranger to the stage, Gambatese has originated the Broadway roles of Jane in Tarzan and Natalie in All Shook Up, played Glinda in the first national tour of Wicked, and was also on Broadway in Hairspray, Is He Dead, A Year with Frog and Toad, and made her B'way debut in Footloose.
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Where to Catch a Free B’way Performance

Submitting to ticket lotteries is not the only way to catch some of the hottest theater around. For the third consecutive week, Broadway’s best are taking over Bryant Park in New York City for free public performances! This Thursday, July 21, the cast members of “Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Les Misérables,” “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” and “Fuerza Bruta” will be performing in the park at 41 W. 40th St. on the lawn from 12:30–1:30 p.m. Seating is first come, first serve, so be sure to get there early for front row seats! Read: “How the Current Fiddler Nailed His First Broadway Audition” Co-hosting alongside radio personality Helen Little are “School of Rock” stars Alex Brightman and Sierra Boggess. Presented by radio station 106.7 Lite FM, the 16th annual Broadway in Bryant Park festivities run now through Aug. 11 with upcoming performances from the casts of “Waitress,” “Something Rotten,
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Photo Flash: Cast of Ruthless! Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

The Off-Broadway smash,Ruthless The Musical,marked its one-year anniversaryon July 13th and the cast celebrated into the wee hours at Becco.RUTHLESSopened July 13, 2015 to unanimous rave reviews led by Rex Reed who called the show, Malicious amp Delicious...A Total JoyJust some of the celebrities who have been spotted in the audience so far include Ron Howard, Regis amp Joy Philbin, Bernadette Peters, Lynn Cohen, Chelsie Hightower, Mario Cantone,Dmitry Chaplin, Laura Bell Bundy, Barbara Eden, Jan Maxwell, Legacy, Larry Thomas The Soup Nazi, Jackie Hoffman, Sierra Boggess, and Dame Gillian Lynne. The original cast recording, produced by Robert Sher, is set for release later this summer.
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20 years ago today: ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ series finale aired

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20 years ago today: ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ series finale aired
It was 20 years ago today that The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’s sixth and final season concluded on NBC. In an emotional finale, fans watched the Banks family move out of their home as they left for the East Coast, leaving Will behind in California to finish his college studies. He does everything he can to prevent the house from selling, but eventually it’s time to say goodbye. But not without one final Carlton Dance first. Other notable May 20 happenings in pop culture history: • 1957: Frank Sinatra recorded “Witchcraft” at Capitol Records. • 1970: The Beatles documentary Let It Be opened in U.K. theaters. • 1980: Kiss released Unmasked, the last studio album to feature the band’s original lineup until Kiss reunited in 1996. • 1982: The series finale of cop sitcom Barney Miller aired on ABC. • 1983: The Police released the single “Every Breath You Take.” • 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II opened in theaters.
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The Theater People Podcast Welcomes School Of Rocks' Sierra Boggess

On Monday, February 22, the Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Sierra Boggess, currently starring the new Andrew Lloyd Webber musical School Of Rock. Boggess made her Broadway debut in 2008 in the title role of the Disney musical The Little Mermaid. She went on to star in the Broadway revival of Master Class, opposite Tyne Daily,before heading to London's West End to originate the role of Christine Daae in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Lover Never Dies, the sequel to The Phantom Of The Opera.
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Stage Tube: On This Day for 1/10/16- The Little Mermaid

Today in 2008, The Little Mermaid opened at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre, where it ran for 685 performances. The Little Mermaid is based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name and the classic story of The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen. The musical's book is by Doug Wright, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman written for the film and new lyrics by Glenn Slater. The musical had a pre-Broadway tryout in Denver, Colorado in July through early September 2007. The original cast featured Sierra Boggess in the title role of Ariel, Sean Palmer as Prince Eric, Brian D'Addario and Trevor Braun alternate as Flounder, Norm Lewis as King Triton, Sherie Rene Scott as Ursula, Tituss Burgess as Sebastian, Tyler Maynard as Flotsam, Derrick Baskin as Jetsam, Jonathan Freeman as Grimsby, and John Treacy Egan as Chef Louis.
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Sierra Boggess, Annaleigh Ashford, and More Set for Making It On Broadway Intensive

'Making it on Broadway' www.makingitonbroadway.net, a week long musical theatre training program in New York City, has only a few spots left for its upcoming Winter Intensive. The prestigious guest teachers include, but are not limited to, Sierra Boggess Starring in Broadway's 'School of Rock', Annaleigh Ashford Tony-winner Currently starring in Sylvia on Broadway, and Larry O'Keefe Award-winning composer of Legally Blonde, Heather, and Bat Boy.
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Photo Coverage: It Shoulda Been You Cast Reunites to Celebrate Album Release!

Ghostlight Records just celebrated the physical CD release of the Original Broadway Cast Recording for It Shoulda Been You with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes amp Noble last night. The show's director David Hyde Pierce hosted, joined by cast members Sierra Boggess, Lisa Howard, Montego Glover, Chip Zien, Adam Heller, Michael X. Martin, Anne L. Nathan, Nick Spangler and Edward Hibbert.
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Photo Coverage: Go Backstage with Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden at The New York Pops

On October 9, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, opened its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern AuditoriumPerelman Stage with My Favorite Things The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The concert honored the duo's timeless work, which has captured the hearts of every generation of music lovers, and featured guest artists Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden who replaced the previously announced Steven Pasquale, alongside Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you backstage with the stars
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Photo Coverage: Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden Join The New York Pops for My Favorite Things

On October 9, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, opened its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern AuditoriumPerelman Stage with My Favorite Things The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The concert honored the duo's timeless work, which has captured the hearts of every generation of music lovers, and featured guest artists Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden who replaced the previously announced Steven Pasquale, alongside Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA. Check out photos from the event below
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It Shoulda Been You Cast Will Reunite at Barnes & Noble to Celebrate Album Release

Ghostlight Records released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of It Shoulda Been You - starring Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard - in digital formats just last month and with the physical CD online and in stores on Friday, October 9, 2015. To celebrate the release, the company is set to reunite at the Upper East Side Barnes amp Noble 150 East 86th Street on Monday, October 12 7Pm to perform and sign albums.
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Stage Tube: On This Day for 8/30/15- The Little Mermaid

Today in 2009, The Little Mermaid closed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where it ran for 685 performances. The Little Mermaid is based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name and the classic story of The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen. The musical's book is by Doug Wright, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman written for the film and new lyrics by Glenn Slater. The original cast featured Sierra Boggess in the title role of Ariel, Sean Palmer as Prince Eric, Brian D'Addario and Trevor Braun alternate as Flounder, Norm Lewis as King Triton, Sherie Rene Scott as Ursula, Tituss Burgess as Sebastian, Tyler Maynard as Flotsam, Derrick Baskin as Jetsam, Jonathan Freeman as Grimsby, and John Treacy Egan as Chef Louis.
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Bww TV Exclusive: In the Recording Studio with It Shoulda Been You's Lisa Howard for 'Jenny's Blues'

Ghostlight Records just released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of It Shoulda Been You - starring Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard - in digital formats, with the physical CD online and in stores on Friday, October 9, 2015. Directed by Emmy and Tony Award-winner, David Hyde Pierce in his Broadway directorial debut, It Shoulda Been You features an original book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove and music by Barbara Anselmi. Below, check out an exclusive video of Lisa Howard performing 'Jenny's Blues'
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Bww Preview: Love Never Dies Comes to Germany with Gardar Thor Cortes and Rachel Anne Moore, This Fall

The Phantom of the Opera is not only the longest running musical in Broadway history, but also one of the most successful shows internationally. In 2010, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber premiered a sequel of the musical London's West End with such stars as Sierra Boggess and Ramin Karimloo. Love Never Dies, which has since successfully played in Australia where it was filmed and released on DVD, Denmark and Japan, and will tour in the Us in 2017, is now coming to the stage in Germany. Following the celebrated success of the return of Phantom of The Opera last year, Stage Entertainment will produce the fascinating sequel this fall. The show will begin preview at the Stage Operettenhaus in in Hamburg on October 8, with an official opening set for October 16.
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