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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Broadway Songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein by Broadway Direct

A dynamic duo of musical theatre, Rodgers and Hammerstein has left its indelible mark on Broadway history. They created a string of popular musicals in the 1940s and 50s, in what is consider…

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Black Theatre United Releases New Music Video “Stand for Change” by Broadway Direct

Black Theatre United (BTU) releases the new song and video, “Stand for Change,” today in partnership with the Republic Records Action Committee (R2AC). The incredibly powerful and emo…

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

NYC Mayor de Blasio Launches Plan to Vaccinate Theatre Workers by Broadway Direct

Mayor Bill de Blasio, in a press conference Thursday morning, announced plans to bring Broadway and Off-Broadway back. Among these plans are new vaccination sites for the Broadway industry a…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

BroadwayHD Springs Forward with Lineup of New Titles by Broadway Direct

Spring is in the air this month as BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, adds a lineup of exciting new musicals, plays and documentaries. “BroadwayHD is excited to w…

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Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death Broadway Revival Coming Soon by Broadway Direct

Martin Van Peebles’ musical Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death is on its way to being revived on Broadway. Tony winner Kenny Leon will direct this upcoming production, with Lia Volla…

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Broadway Songs for Energizing Beats by Broadway Direct

It’s finally springtime! After a long winter of cold and snow, we are ready to enjoy the sunny weather. Here we have a playlist full of upbeat, uptempo show tunes that will get your blood …

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5 Questions with Georgia Stitt of MAESTRA by Broadway Direct

Georgia Stitt is a composer/lyricist, music director, pianist, and music producer, she can do it all! She has composed for the musicals Snow Child, Samantha Spade, Ace Detective, The Big Boo…

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Friday, March 19, 2021

Watch Now: Over 75 Broadway Performers & Creatives Present “Still Standing” by Broadway Direct

March 12, 2020: Broadway shuts down. The theatre industry has been hit hard by the pandemic, but we are strong, we are resilient, we are STILL STANDING! “Still Standing” is a video celeb…

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Lincoln Center Theater to Stream Past Productions by Broadway Direct

More Broadway streaming is coming your way! Lincoln Center Theater has launched its new Private Reels: From the LCT Archive series that will stream past productions, starting with Vanya and …

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Watch Now: Laura Benanti & Christopher Jackson on A Year Without Broadway by Broadway Direct

It's been a year since the lights went dim in the 41 Broadway theaters that are our neighbors on Manhattan's Great White Way, leaving some 97,000 people out of work. Tonight, Laura Benanti a…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces New Book In the Heights: Finding Home by Broadway Direct

Today, Lin-Manuel Miranda announced on his Twitter there is a new book coming our way. In the Heights: Finding Home will chronicle 20 years of the life of the musical, from his early doodle…

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Monday, March 15, 2021

Watch Now: Rob McClure Takes Us Behind the Scenes with Conductor Cam by Broadway Direct

This video from Rob McClure may make you a bit teary-eyed. In this new video of "Conductor Cam," Rob gives us a look behind the scenes of the stage manager checking in with all departments a…

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Watch Now: New In The Heights “Powerful” Trailer by Broadway Direct

Last night, the creators of In the Heights released two new trailers for the upcoming movie. Watch the Powerful trailer now. The hydrants are open(ing). This summer, we’ll be back to danci…

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Jagged Little Pill Wins the Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album by Broadway Direct

Last night, at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards hosted by Trevor Noah, Jagged Little Pill won the award for Best Musical Theater Album. The principal soloists featured on the album are Kathryn …

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Watch Now: New In the Heights “Washington Heights” Trailer by Broadway Direct

Last night, the creators of In the Heights released two new trailers for the upcoming movie. Watch the Washington Heights trailer now. Washington Heights: say it, so it doesn’t disappear. …

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Friday, March 12, 2021

Watch Now: Broadway Stars Perform a Rendition of Sondheim’s “I’m Still Here” by Broadway Direct

Check out these Broadway stars come together to sing a rendition of Stephen Sondheim's "I'm Still Here" to commemorate one year since Broadway shut down. Video created by Thomas Ellenson Pr…

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Quiz: Which SIX Queen Are You? by Broadway Direct

We’re taking a look back at the shows that could’ve been this time last year, when Broadway shut down due to the pandemic, starting with celebrating SIX on Broadway. Along with March’s…

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Broadway Songs for Uplifting Motivation by Broadway Direct

Musical theatre continues to be a driving force of positivity, and we are all itching to get back to the theatre when we can. When you are in need of encouragement or some feel-good upliftin…

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

Watch Now: The Cast of Mrs. Doubtfire Sings “As Long As There is Love” by Broadway Direct

As long as there is love, as long as there is family, Mrs. Doubtfire will be there. It’s been such a long time poppets, but we can’t wait to see you on Broadway one day. This video is d…

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Watch Now: Audra McDonald Talks a Year Without Broadway on Late Night by Broadway Direct

Audra McDonald discusses a year without Broadway, gushes about the star-studded cast of The Good Fight and shares her experience meeting Aretha Franklin. The post Watch Now: Audra McDonald T…

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Watch Now: Ben Platt Talks Dear Evan Hansen Movie Details by Broadway Direct

Ben Platt gives an inside look at what it was like to film the Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen for film and reveals his favorite design decor is! The post Watch Now: Ben Platt Talks Dear Evan …

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George Takei’s Allegiance To Debut on BroadwayHD by Broadway Direct

BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for live theater, announced today that the critically acclaimed Broadway hit, George Takei’s Allegiance, which also features Broadway stars Telly…

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Listen Now: New Duet with Alanis Morissette & Elizabeth Stanley of “You Learn” by Broadway Direct

We recommend blasting the newly dropped version of "You Learn" performed by dynamic duo Alanis Morissette and Elizabeth Stanley. 🙌 🎶 Performed by Alanis Morissette and Elizabeth Stanle…

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Monday, March 8, 2021

The Queen’s Gambit To Be Adapted Into a Broadway Musical by Broadway Direct

Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel The Queen’s Gambit is on its way to being adapted into a Broadway musical, as announced by Level Forward. Most recently, the novel was adapted into a hit Netfl…

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Friday, March 5, 2021

Listen to Broadway’s Jagged Little Pill Track Sung by Alanis Morissette by Broadway Direct

"Predator," one of the two new songs written for Jagged Little Pill: The Musical. Here is the unreleased demo version, with Alanis' vocals on it. The post Listen to Broadway’s Jagged Littl…

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

NY PopsUp to Open at Select Broadway Theatres in April by Broadway Direct

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today the long-awaited return of live indoor performance across New York State will commence April 2, 2021, with the reopening of a significant number of F…

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BroadwayHD Announces New March Releases for Spring by Broadway Direct

Exciting new productions spring forward with the clocks this month as BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, brings a fresh new lineup to its platform.  On March 1, ma…

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Broadway Songs from Women of Color by Broadway Direct

March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. We’re kicking it off with this amazing playlis…

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Video Roundup: Broadway League Celebrates Black History Month by Broadway Direct

Throughout the month of February, the Broadway League has been posting videos celebrating and highlighting personal stories about the contributions of Black creators, pioneers, artists, and …

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Monday, March 1, 2021

Chadwick Boseman Wins Posthumous Golden Globe for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by Broadway Direct

On Sunday night, at the 78th Golden Globe Awards hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Chadwick Boseman won his first Golden Globe posthumously. The late actor won Best Performance by an Acto…

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Thoughts of a Colored Man Headed to Broadway at the Golden Theatre by Broadway Direct

On Thursday, Thoughts of a Colored Man has announced it will play at the Golden Theatre. The new play by Keenan Scott II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, has not yet announced official d…

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Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
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