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Breaking: Ben Crawford Will Be the New Man in the Mask in The Phantom Of The Opera on Broadway

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today a new leading man for the Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince. The longest-running show in Broadway history, and one of the most successful worldwide stage productions of all-time, Phantom will welcome Broadway's Ben Crawford when he takes over the iconic title role beginning Monday, April 16, 2018 at The Majestic Theatre 247 West 44th Street.
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‘Les Misérables’ To Hit The Road For 2018/ 2019 UK Tour

After nearly a decade since the last UK tour sold out within days, Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce that his acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Les Misérables will open at Curve Leicester for a season from Saturday 3 – Saturday 24 November 2018 (press night 14 November 2018 ), before playing the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin (5 December 2018 – 12 January 2019), Festival Theatre Edinburgh (22 January – 16 February 2019) and Manchester Palace Theatre (19 February – 30 March 2019). Further dates will be announced.

Cameron Mackintosh said, “Since I first conceived the new production of “Les Misérables” to celebrate the shows 25th anniversary in 2009, this production has taken the world by storm – more than matching the success of the original, which can now only be seen in London. I am thrilled that modern audiences have embraced this production as Les Mis for the 21st century and it is playing to packed houses all over the world in many languages. It also
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Peter Joback to Don the Mask for Phantom Of The Opera's 30th Anniversary on Broadway

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today final principal casting for the 30th Anniversary of the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince. One of the most successful stage productions of all-time, the musical will welcome back international stage star and Platinum-selling Swedish recording artist Peter J back to lead the 30th Anniversary.
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Peter Joback to Don the Mask for Phantom Of The Opera's 30th Anniversary on Broadway

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today final principal casting for the 30th Anniversary of the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince. One of the most successful stage productions of all-time, the musical will welcome back international stage star and Platinum-selling Swedish recording artist Peter J back to lead the 30th Anniversary.
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Les Miserables North American Tour Launches Tonight in Providence

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Sch nberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Miserables, direct from its celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement, begins its North American Tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, Ri, tonight, September 21, 2017.
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‘Hamilton’ Cancels 2 Weeks of Previews + More London News

Welcome to our roundup of the most important news for actors across theatre, TV, and film. ‘Hamilton’ previews cancelled.The London production of “Hamilton” has cancelled the first two weeks of previews following delays in the restoration of Victoria Palace Theatre. The listed building is undergoing a multi-million-pound expansion under the leadership of owner and producer Cameron Mackintosh. In a statement, he said, ‘The time constraints to access the land around the theatre to enable the rebuild and getting the show open to the public by the end of this year have been equally tight, not helped by the theatre being built over the huge King’s Scholars’ Pond Sewer, an active 200-year-old brick tunnel. ‘Added to the usual unhelpful problems that always happen when doing up old buildings, this has put pressure on the time needed to commission the entirely new services that have been installed at the theatre
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Julian Fellowes webchat – your questions answered on The Wind in the Willows, Downton Abbey, winning an Oscar – and Nando's

The Downton Abbey creator answered your questions on his new TV show The Gilded Age, Gosford Park – and whether he has a butler

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Thank you for the questions - I'm flattered that you're interested. It's a nice feeling - not just that people are enjoying the show but also that they want to know more about the people who made it.

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DonRodrigo asks:

Do you put milk first in your tea or last? And do you take sugar?

Last. And I never take sugar in tea.

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Peely1 asks:

Have you ever been to Nando’s?

Yes! There's an excellent one in Dorchester, right next to the cinema.

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DonRodrigo asks:

How tall are you?

5ft 10in

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Pagey asks:

Are you planning to write anything in a contemporary setting, outside of your direct experience? I believe there is too much reverence for
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U.K. Now Casting: ‘Hamilton’ London + More Casting Notices

U.K. actors, do not throw away this shot. “Hamilton,” the global musical sensation, is casting talent for its run across the pond, and we have the information you need to apply right here! Plus, more gigs (requiring less rapping) below. “Hamilton”Union and nonunion talent is being sought for the London run of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize–winning musical, “Hamilton.” Lead by producer Cameron Mackintosh, the team seeks male and female talent aged 20–39, able to rap, sing, and act. The production will open Dec. 7 at the Victoria Palace Theatre in the West End, United Kingdom. Year-long contracts with professional pay will be provided through November 2018. “Taking Stock”Short film “Taking Stock” is casting two adult actors (one male and one female) as well as one female child actor for supporting roles. The project will shoot in Dublin, Ireland at to-be-determined dates. Some pay will be provided.
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Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse's Mary Poppins Celebrates Opening Night!

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award is currently presenting the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics byGeorge Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the cast on opening night
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Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead Mary Poppins at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!

Paper Mill Playhouse,recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, hasannouncedcasting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins.
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Bww Review: Miss Saigon Gains New Relevance As Americans Debate Refugee Issues

The helicopter is real this time, as is the Asian heritage of the leading man, as Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's Miss Saigon lands at the Broadway Theatre once more. Laurence Connor does a solid job of mounting producer Cameron Mackintosh's newest version, with three of its West End stars crossing the Atlantic to make their Broadway debuts.
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‘Miss Saigon’ Broadway Review: The Helicopter Is Back, Louder than Ever

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Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil have a lot to answer for. Under the umbrella of producer Cameron Mackintosh, their back-to-back hits “Les Miserables” and “Miss Saigon” were part of the British invasion that filled a creative void in the 1980s and ’90s when AIDS devastated the Broadway theater community. Those musicals brought anthem-itis to these shores, and popularized the sung-through musical in all its serious dreariness while providing none of opera’s glorious grandeur. Stephen Sondheim once said that recitative is like pouring molasses over a score. Great opera composers have known how to distinguish their breakout arias from the sung speech.
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The Heat Is On! Meet the Full Company of Miss Saigon, Opening Tonight on Broadway

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical Miss Saigon opens tonight, March 23rd, at The Broadway Theatre 1681 Broadway, where the original production of Miss Saigon opened on April 11, 1991.Miss Saigon will play a limited engagement through January 13, 2018, before launching a North American tour.Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast
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Tina Fey's Broadway-Bound Mean Girls Musical Will Make Regional Premiere This Fall

Broadway at The National announces its 2017-18 season featuring the anticipated world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls, with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film, the return of Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Boublil and Schnberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon Les Misrables, the only area appearance of the one-of-a-kind internet sensation The Piano Guys, the Washington premiere of the hilarious smash hit comedy Something Rotten and the Washington premiere of Waitress with music by six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles.
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