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Sunday, January 26, 2020

BroadwayCon Guests Attending Stage Strike Workshop Tricked Into Breaking Down Entire Event by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @justayer (Instagram), @justinayer (Twitter). NEW YORK, NY - A group of aspiring Stagecraft students and BroadwayCon guests who attended a late Sunday seminar on stage striki…

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BroadwayCon Guests Attending Stage Strike Workshop Tricked Into Breaking Down Entire Event by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @justayer (Instagram), @justinayer (Twitter). NEW YORK, NY - A group of aspiring Stagecraft students and BroadwayCon guests who attended a la...

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Security Guard & Decorated Marine Pretty Sure BroadwayCon the Job That Breaks Him by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Local security guard and 20-year decorated marine veteran Steven Millhouse shared his shock and dismay today upon arriving for his first shift of …

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Security Guard & Decorated Marine Pretty Sure BroadwayCon the Job That Breaks Him by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Local security guard and 20-year decorated marine veteran Steven Millhouse shared his shock and dismay today upon...

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

The Original "Mean Girls" Movie Musical? These Teenagers Posted a TikTok of Them Slashing My Tires by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LOS ANGELES - Tina Fey, writer of the 2004 hit film Mean Girls and its Broadway adaptation, announced today that she plans to adapt the beloved musical for the s…

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The Original "Mean Girls" Movie Musical? These Teenagers Posted a TikTok of Them Slashing My Tires by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LOS ANGELES - Tina Fey, writer of the 2004 hit film Mean Girls and its Broadway adaptation, announced today that she plans to ad...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

"Maybe Try Saying It Different or Something," Suggests Innovative, Daring Director by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. TUCSON, AZ - University of Arizona theatre director Alan Curtell made waves this week after suggesting the actors in his production of The Iceman Cometh should …

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"Maybe Try Saying It Different or Something," Suggests Innovative, Daring Director by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. TUCSON, AZ - University of Arizona theatre director Alan Curtell made waves this week after suggesting the actors in his product...

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Former Broadway Child Stars: Where Are They Now? Because They Owe Me Money by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. For many, being a child star can be a gamble - you either tend to the flame of stardom and carry it as far as it takes you, or you burn too bright and too q…

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Monday, January 20, 2020

Critics Praising "1917" for Filming as One Continuous Shot Reveal They've Never Seen a Play by Broadway Beat

by Kath Dunham. @kathdunham. LOS ANGELES - After months of film critics describing the Oscar-nominated feature 1917’s one-shot filming style as “groundbreaking” and “unheard of,” T…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

“Drunk Shakespeare” Spinoff “Crystal Meth and Bear with Knife Shakespeare” Closes After Six Minutes by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The controversial and widely advised-against production of Crystal Meth and Bear with Knife Shakespeare, a spinoff production of the Off-Broadway …

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Critics Citing "Angels In America" as Seminal Drama Willing to Overlook that "Prior" is a Dumb Name by Broadway Beat

by Kath Dunham. @kathdunham. NEW YORK, NY - Theater critics around the world have come forward today to emphasize that they still consider Tony Kushner’s revered, seminal 1991 play Angels …

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Man’s Seasonal Depression Announces Extended Run Through Spring by Broadway Beat

by Dan Kozuh. @dankozuh. CHICAGO - A local man’s seasonal depression, which opened in early October, has announced that due to a successful run through the Fall and Winter, the production …

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Monday, January 13, 2020

OSCAR SNUB: HS Drama Club Shocked After Video of “South Pacific” Performance Gets Zero Nominations by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. ROCKLAND, ME - The cast of Rockland High School drama club’s Fall production of South Pacific expressed their disbelief this morning after a video of the perfo…

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Help! Pasek and Paul Broke Into My House and Won’t Leave Until I Learn to Love Myself by Broadway Beat

by Emmy Pratt. @gimmiemmy. QUEENS, NY - Help! Pasek and Paul, the visionary musical minds behind such hits as Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land, and The Greatest Showman, have taken a break from …

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Friday, January 10, 2020

BREAKING: Tony Awards Add New Category Honoring Best Lighting by Cell Phone Cameras in the Audience by Broadway Beat

by Erin Corbo. NEW YORK, NY - The Tony Awards Administration Committee shocked fans around the world today when they announced that the 2020 Tony Awards will include a new category celebrati…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

“Oklahoma!” and “West Side Story” Blamed for STI Outbreak at Classic Musical Retirement Home by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. MILLBURN, NJ - Reports are surfacing of an outbreak of venereal diseases at the Shady Pines Retirement Home for Classic Broadway Musicals, with the culprits r…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Bisexual Tenors Riot After H&M Stops Selling Tan Khakis by Broadway Beat

by Chloe Hechter. @chloehechter_. NEW YORK, NY -  Clothing retailer H&M recently announced that they would no longer be including tan khaki pants in their spring collection, resulting i…

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Monday, January 6, 2020

“The Lightning Thief” Crew Begins Lengthy, Complex Set Strike Oh Wait They’re Done by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The crew of Broadway’s limited run, cult-bloved The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical began to strike the set following the show’s cl…

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Just Because They Can: "Hamilton" Film to Digitally Replace Daveed Diggs with Sassy, Rappin' Giraffe by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LOS ANGELES - Disney announced yesterday that they’ve acquired the rights to a June 2016 filming of the acclaimed Broadway phenomenon Hamilton, featuring the f…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

New Sondheim Musical Just Twenty People Singing Different Songs at the Same Time by Broadway Beat

by Kath Dunham. @kathdunham. NEW YORK, NY - Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim announced today the development of his latest musical, sharing, exclusively with The Broadway Beat, that hi…

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

Immersive, Non-Union Production of "The Inheritance" Turns Out to Just Be Handsome Men Having Brunch by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. BOSTON - Claims that a non-union tour of the acclaimed Broadway play The Inheritance began performances in Boston yesterday have been proven false after Conno…

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

“New Year, New Me” says Actor Using the Same Audition Monologue Five Years in a Row by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY - New Year’s Day. For many, it’s a time to reflect on the triumphs and disappointments of the previous year, and to create goals for what t…

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Man's Resolution to "See More Theatre" Begins and Ends with "John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch" by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. BRIDGEWATER, Conn. - Local resident Allen Rollens shared his 2020 New Year’s resolutions earlier this week, including a goal to “see more live theatre” - w…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

NYE Hack: If You Start Playing “Next to Normal” at 9:54:19, Everyone Will Leave & You Can Go to Bed by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @JustAyer (Instagram), @JustinAyer (Twitter). NEW YORK, NY - Anyone who’s ever hosted a New Year’s Eve party knows that it’s nearly impossible to get the guests to leav…

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Monday, December 30, 2019

Report: "The Play That Goes Wrong" Goes Wrong, Goes Right by Broadway Beat

by Roxy Arecco. @roxyarecco. NEW YORK, NY - Beloved Off-Broadway comedy The Play That Goes Wrong went wrong last night, ultimately forcing the mad cap show, in which a local production faces…

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Christmas Tradition: Playwright Leaves Out Milk and Cookies for Scott Rudin by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. ATLANTA - Local playwright Hillary Lewis spent her Christmas Eve preparing a plate of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and an accompanying glass of cold milk…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Teen Charged with Manslaughter After Taping “Kick Me” Sign to Friend's Back at Radio City Music Hall by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Tragedy struck the annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular this week after local teen Brandon Morton was charged with manslaughter for putting a p…

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Friday, December 20, 2019

“Cats” Review: We Didn’t See It, But We Did Take Military-Grade LSD and Go to Petco, So Here's That by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beloved musical Cats has pounced into theaters this weekend, facing harsh criticism from critics and moviego…

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Friend Who Saw "Hamilton" with Original Cast Somehow Worse Than Friend Who Studied Abroad by Broadway Beat

by Nick Brigis. @nickbrigis. NEW YORK, NY - NYU Tisch Junior Mary Kate Daehler was shocked to discover the newest member of her friend group, Anna, a sophomore who saw Hamilton on Broadway …

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

"Cats" Halts Press Tour After James Corden Refuses to Break Character, Keeps Pissing on Everything by Broadway Beat

by Elizabeth Pellegrino. @lizwrotewhat. LOS ANGELES, Ca - Representatives from Universal Pictures revealed today that they are halting the press tour for the much-anticipated Cats film hitti…

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