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Monday, October 14, 2019

Listen to Season 2 Teaser for Daphne Rubin-Vega’s The Horror of Dolores Roach Podcast by Adam Hetrick

Based on the Off-Broadway solo play Empanada Loca, the podcast returns for its second season October 16.

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André De Shields to Receive SAGE Lifetime Achievement Award by Adam Hetrick

The Hadestown Tony Award winner will be honored alongside Emmy winner Leslie Jordan at the SAGE Awards & Gala later this month.

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Beth Leavel's Unforgettable 42nd Street Mishap by Adam Hetrick

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from his New Orleans concert with Beth Leavel, plus some of his favorite Elaine Stritch tales.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

New York Musical Theatre Festival to Honor Stephen Schwartz and Kelly Devine by Adam Hetrick

The Tony- and Academy Award-winning composer-lyricist and Olivier Award-winning choreographer will be honored at the organization’s November benefit concert.

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New York Musical Festival to Honor Stephen Schwartz and Kelly Devine by Adam Hetrick

The Tony- and Academy Award-winning composer-lyricist and Olivier Award-winning choreographer will be honored at the organization’s November benefit concert.

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Head Over Heels Receives Equity’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award by Adam Hetrick

The annual honor recognizes productions that promote diversity and inclusion through equal opportunity employment and casting.

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Read Reviews for Mischief Theatre’s Grown Ups in London by Adam Hetrick

The latest play from the U.K. troupe behind The Play That Goes Wrong opened October 11 at the Vaudeville Theatre.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Kerry Washington Joins Ryan Murphy’s Screen Adaptation of The Prom by Adam Hetrick

The Golden Globe nominee joins Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, and Andrew Rannells in Murphy’s upcoming Netflix project.

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Read Reviews for Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista by Adam Hetrick

The new comedy from the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County playwright opens on Broadway October 10.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Come From Away Will Tour China in 2020 by Adam Hetrick

The sixth production of the hit musical opens in Shanghai this coming May.

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Lainie Kazan Will Return to Feinstein’s/54 Below This Fall by Adam Hetrick

Following her sold-out engagement last spring, the star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding is back with an encore performance this November.

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Amber Iman and Angela Birchett to Join Christian Dante White at The Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

The recent My Fair Lady and Hello, Dolly! star will celebrate his birthday with his New York City solo concert debut.

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Watch Sneak Peek of New Musical Last Days of Summer in Rehearsal by Adam Hetrick

The show, based on the best-selling novel by Steve Kluger, opens the George Street Playhouse's season.

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Eden Espinosa to Headline Concert of New Musical Thriller Get Jack by Adam Hetrick

The concert will also feature Jeanna De Waal, Jeanette Bayardelle, and Isabel Santiago.

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Chita Rivera Returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below This Week by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway legend’s six-performance engagement runs through October 16.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The Rocky Horror Skivvies Show Adds Additional Halloween Performance by Adam Hetrick

Nathan Lee Graham, Nick Adams, Michael Cerveris, and Terrence Mann are set for the October 31 concerts.

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Tituss Burgess and Alice Ripley Set for Living for Today Benefit Concert by Adam Hetrick

This year’s event will support the ACLU, The Matthew Shepard Foundation, The National Women’s Law Center, and HIAS.

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Drag Pantomime Cinderella to Play West End Holiday Run by Adam Hetrick

U.K. drag sensations Baga Chipz and Sheila Simmonds will star in the all-drag makeover that will play six performances at Trafalgar Studios this December.

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Jeanine Tesori and Sarah DeLappe Among 2019 MacDowell Fellowship Recipients by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-winning Fun Home composer and playwright of The Wolves are joing 77 additional artists selected for fall residencies at the New Hampshire artists colony.

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Tony Nominee Lewis J. Stadlen to Lead Rare Indulgence Reading by Adam Hetrick

Playwright Bruce J. Robinson’s culinary-themed play will receive a New York industry reading October 15.

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Cherry Jones Joins Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield in Tammy Faye Bakker Biopic by Adam Hetrick

The upcoming Fox Searchlight movie is based on the documentary The Eyes of Tammy Faye.

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Broadway Couple Matt Cavenaugh and Jenny Powers Open Professional Theatre by Adam Hetrick

The Link Theatre Company will open in Cavenaugh’s hometown of Jonesboro, Arkansas, this summer.

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Listen to Jersey Boys Star Michael Longoria Sing ‘I Will Always Love You’ From New Album by Adam Hetrick

Like They Do in the Movies features memorable songs from romantic movies.

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Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany to Star in The Half-Life of Marie Curie Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Lauren Gunderson’s world-premiere play about the trailblazing female scientist is the latest Audible commission to play the Minetta Lane Theatre.

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, Starring Ruby Rakos, Max von Essen, and Lesli Margherita, Opens October 6 at Paper Mill by Adam Hetrick

The musical chronicles Judy Garland’s career as a Hollywood child star, incorporating some of her most beloved songs.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Michael Jackson Musical Gets New Title Ahead of Broadway Debut by Adam Hetrick

The world-premiere musical about the late pop icon arrives on Broadway next summer.

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Casting Announced for NAMT’s 2019 Festival of New Musicals by Adam Hetrick

Erika Henningsen, Kristolyn Lloyd, Marc de la Cruz, Nick Wyman, and Jason Gotay are among the artists who will appear in the weekend-long event at New World Stages.

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Read Reviews for ’Master Harold’… and the Boys at the National Theatre by Adam Hetrick

Lucian Msamati stars in the London return of Athol Fugard’s apartheid-set drama that opened October 2.

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The Broadway Superhero Party to Take Over Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

Broadway and comic fans will come together November 3 for an evening of pop and musical theatre covers inspired by their favorite superheroes.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Read Reviews for London Revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Starring Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner by Adam Hetrick

The London revival of late playwright Peter Nichols’ dark comedy opened October 2 at Trafalgar Studios.

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Jekyll & Hyde Star Constantine Maroulis to Join Frank Wildhorn at The Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

The Rock of Ages Tony nominee starred in the 2013 Broadway return of Wildhorn’s pop favorite Jekyll & Hyde.

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