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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

QUIZ: Are you an Elphaba, a Glinda, or the Zodiac Killer? by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Wicked fans unite! Ever wonder where you land in the great Emerald City-verse? Or, perhaps, where you fit into the infamous Zodiac killings that took place in No…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Onstage Orchestra Longs for Glory Days of Being in a Hole by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY — Jonathan Bront, conductor of the onstage orchestra of Broadway’s Oklahoma!, expressed his nostalgia this week for the “glory days” o…

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5 Tips To Take Your Indie Show Marketing Just a Little Too Far by Broadway Beat

by Catherine Weingarten. @sarahkaneissexy. Are you tired on your indie show not getting noticed? Is your cute Facebook ad with a GIF of a monkey dancing not getting the packed houses you des…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Seven Must-Have Broadway Flea Items and One That's Just David Hyde Pierce's Leftover Chipotle by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. This Sunday is the 33rd annual Broadway Flea Market - a yearly merch extravaganza where theaters and shows sell rare and niche memorabilia to benefit Broadw…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Fuck It: Elphaba Actress Just Not Doing Green This Week by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Broadway actor Natalie Cambridge, currently starring as Elphaba in the hit musical Wicked, announced today that she won’t be donning the charact…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Area Woman Captures Reeve Carney By Placing Fancy Hat Under Box Propped Up By Stick by Broadway Beat

by Aidan Sears. @aidanjsears. NEW YORK -- Local theater fan Hannah Paulson announced today that she has successfully captured Hadestown star Reeve Carney by using a mechanism of her own inve…

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Man Disappointed Nothing Spooky Happened After Seeing "Beetlejuice" a Third Time by Broadway Beat

by Alec Brown. @brownata3. NEW YORK, NY - Nathan Qualls, a 47-year-old self proclaimed Beetle-Head, was shocked and heartbroken by the lack of anything spooky or ookey happening to him upon …

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

QUIZ: Is He In Love With You, or Just The Only Straight Guy In Your Musical Theatre BFA? by Broadway Beat

by HaleyJane Rose. @haleyisfamous. You’re in the cast’s energy circle before your final dress rehearsal of Godspell, and you end up next to him. His hand lingers in yours just a moment l…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The Next "Come From Away"? My Car Broke Down in a Denny's Parking Lot and They Let Me Use The Phone by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Nashua, NH - Look out Broadway - there might just be a new feel-good show about welcoming strangers in need. If you love Come From Away, which tells the true sto…

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The Next "Come From Away"? My Car Broke Down in a Denny's Parking Lot and They Let Me Use The Phone by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Nashua, NH - Look out Broadway - there might just be a new feel-good show about welcoming strangers in need. If you love Come From Away, which tells the true sto…

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NRA Sponsors “Annie Get Your Gun” Revival “Annie Keep Your Gun, It’s Your Right, Debate Me” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Fairfax, VA - The National Rifle Association announced today their plan to sponsor a revival of the classic 1946 Irving Berlin musical “Annie Get Your Gun”, …

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Monday, September 9, 2019

“King Kong” Puppet Back to Waiting Tables After Show Closes by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio NEW YORK, NY - Following last month’s closing of the Broadway musical King Kong, the show’s lead - a large, groundbreaking gorilla puppet that requires 15 peo…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Brave, Relatable Actress Lauded For Self-Tape Outtake by Broadway Beat

by HaleyJane Rose. @haleyisfamous. Astoria, NY --- 24 year old aspiring actress Melissa O’Dell shocked the internet today with a brave, vulnerable Instagram post featuring a supercut of he…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Theater Kid Really Milking English Class Read-Through of "The Crucible" by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. DAYTON, OH - Tyler Zuckerman, theater kid and self-proclaimed “rising star” of T.H. Wilder High School, made waves this week as classmates noticed him j…

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

“Hercules” Review: We Couldn’t Get In But Could Sort Of Hear Some From Outside The Gates by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The Public Theater’s world premiere of “Hercules” has proven to be one of the hottest tickets in NYC, with hundreds of fans waiting outside …

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

The Shubert Organization Announces Revival of The Man Having a Heart Attack in Row H at “Chicago” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The Shubert Organization announced today their revival of Ted Garfield, the 63-year old man currently having a heart attack during act one of “C…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

“Sea Wall / A Life” Adds Steve-O Monologue “Fart Beer” To Production by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. HUDSON THEATRE, NY - Producers of the acclaimed “Sea Wall / A Life”, a pair of monologues performed by celebrated actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge, a…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

BREAKING: President’s Understudy Expected to Go On For Rest of Show's Run by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. WASHINGTON, DC - Following Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s blockbuster announcement yesterday that she is officially opening an impeachment inquiry into President …

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The Next Sweeney Todd? This Barber Just Killed a Man by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LONDON - Local authorities are buzzing this morning after discovering the body of 38-year old Mark Frianci in the barbershop of local groomer Damien Chattlesby -…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Inside The Theater District Applebee’s Secret Menu That I Definitely Didn’t Make Up by Broadway Beat

by Ryan Kristopik. @ryankristopik. Everyone’s favorite cheat (out) meal takes place at the Applebee’s on 42nd Street. What Broadway Babies don’t know is that there is a hidden menu for…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

"Gazillion Bubble Show" Faces Controversy After 6-Year Old Counts by Broadway Beat

by Alec Brown. @brownta3. NEW YORK, New York – Famed Off-Broadway production “Gazillion Bubble Show” is facing controversy this week after 6-year old Michelle Vincent told the company …

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Quiznos Sponsors “King Kong” Puppet In Final Effort to Save Musical by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. New York, NY - Producers of the soon-to-close Broadway musical “King Kong” announced today that sandwich chain Quiznos would be stepping in to sponsor the sh…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Singing Stardust Diner Staff to Start Doing Chekhov Monologues Instead by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY - Would you like some Trigorin with that shake? Times Square’s Stardust Diner, most famous for their bubbly wait staff that sings to you whil…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Cast Singing In Aisle Foils Man's Attempt To Sneak Out of Middle School Production by Broadway Beat

by Gabie Barnes. @anacrusisnt. ITHACA, New York. — Local uncle Joel Watterson, 38, attempted to sneak out of Ulysses S. Grant Middle School’s production of “Seussical the Musical JR.…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Inclusivity Win: Crew Member Joins Cast on Stage After Failing to Finish Set Change In Time by Broadway Beat

by Noah Pines. @noah.pines. ALTOONA, Penn. — A brief miscommunication paved the way for an unlikely lesson in inclusivity this week, as crew member Eddie Turner found himself on stage, joi…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Off-Broadway "Hadestown" Cast Recording Catches Husband In Bed With New Broadway Cast Recording by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Destin, FL - The beloved 2017 Off-Broadway cast recording of this year’s Tony-winning musical caught its’ spouse, Jeremy Hanner, in bed this week with the ne…

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Dusty 1998 VHS of “Cats” In The Attic Laughing So God Damn Hard Right Now by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. YOUR ATTIC - That old, dusty, double VHS set of the 1998 live production of “Cats”, filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London, was heard laughing at the bottom…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Bachelor Party Confused After Assuming “Moulin Rouge!” an Actual French Sex Show by Broadway Beat

by HaleyJane Rose. @haleyfamous. Al Hirschfeld Theatre, NY -- West Virginia natives and groomsmen to 28-year-old Neil Wilson reportedly left last night’s performance of Moulin Rouge! The M…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Help! I Forgot "Pretty Woman" Is Still Running and I'm In The Show by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY – Oh, shit. Oh, god, oh, shit. Listen. I really dropped the ball this time. This is on me. But if you could do me a huge favor, I’d really …

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Mystical Genie Regrets Granting David Mamet's Wish For Unlimited Second Chances by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Legendary mystical genie Bazuz The Harmonious revealed today that he was the very being who granted playwright David Mamet the wish of “unlimite…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Brings You BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON! by Broadway Beat

BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON will begin performances on Broadway at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre 242 W. 45th Street on September 20, 2010 and officially open on October 13, 2010. Today, the ca…

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