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Saturday, February 16, 2019

7 Games, Puzzles, and Activities for the Perfect Broadway Game Night by Adam Hetrick

Stock up on theatre-themed entertainment, or use this list as inspiration to find the perfect gift for theatre-lovers.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

John Rando and More to Direct in Goodspeed Musicals' 2019 Season by Adam Hetrick

Goodspeed will produce a mix of classics and world premieres, including The Music Man and Passing Through.

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Megan Hilty to Headline Goodman Theatre’s Starstruck Gala by Adam Hetrick

The Smash and Wicked star will perform Broadway hits and standards at the Fairmont Chicago.

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Watch New Music Video for London Cast Recording of Heathers by Adam Hetrick

The London production of Heathers the Musical premieres the new music video ahead of a cast album release.

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Roundabout’s Off-Broadway Season to Feature Two World Premieres and First Musical in Over a Decade by Adam Hetrick

The 2019–2020 season will premiere works by Hilary Bettis, Jiréh Breon Holder, and Daniel Zaitchik.

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Roundabout’s Off-Broadway Season to Feature Two World Premieres and First Original Musical in Over a Decade by Adam Hetrick

The 2019–2020 season will premiere works by Hilary Bettis, Jiréh Breon Holder, and Daniel Zaitchik.

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Roundabout’s Off-Broadway Season to Feature Two World Premieres and Original Musical by Adam Hetrick

The 2019–2020 season will premiere works by Hilary Bettis, Jiréh Breon Holder, and Daniel Zaitchik.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Berkshire Theatre Group Plans Edward Albee’s The Goat and Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth for Summer Slate by Adam Hetrick

The 2019 season also includes the previously announced world-premiere musical Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story.

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Stars of The Cher Show, Frozen, and More Will Perform at TDF Gala by Adam Hetrick

Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, and Micaela Diamond will headline the evening honoring Bob Mackie, Graciela Daniele, and Reginald (“Reggie”) Van Lee.

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The Mother, Starring Isabelle Huppert and Chris Noth, Extends Ahead of Off-Broadway Run by Adam Hetrick

The U.S. premiere of Florian Zeller’s play is set to begin previews February 20 at the Atlantic Theater Company.

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New York Public Library Marks 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots With Expansive Exhibition by Adam Hetrick

Launching February 14, Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50 documents the LGBTQ civil rights movement through archival photographs, written works, films, talkbacks, and more.

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Sherie Rene Scott and Norbert Leo Butz to Reunite in Concert by Adam Hetrick

The original Last Five Years stars will play a spring concert engagement at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Three Chicago Theatres Earn Major Grants From Rick Bayless Family Foundation by Adam Hetrick

Restauranteur and PBS host Rick Bayless created the grants, which bolster the bottom lines of promising Chicago theatre companies.

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Darren Criss and Rachel Bloom Voice Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Animated Film by Adam Hetrick

Warner Bros., DC Entertainment, and Nickelodeon teamed up for the movie based on the crossover comic book series that was released in 2015.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

On the Town’s Alysha Umphress Will Play Feinstein’s at the Nikko by Adam Hetrick

San Francisco performances will take place April 12 and 13.

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Idina Menzel to Headline Kennedy Center Gala by Adam Hetrick

The Wicked and Frozen star will perform during the April 3 gala, Celebrating the Human Spirit.

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Daniel Fish Will Direct Acquanetta at Bard SummerScape by Adam Hetrick

Fish’s acclaimed revival of Oklahoma! arrives on Broadway this spring after premiering at Bard in 2015.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Nicolette Robinson, and Abigail Spencer Sign On as Producers of Witness Uganda by Adam Hetrick

The biographical pop musical by Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews is making its West Coast debut at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

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Miracle in Rwanda Will Arrive Off-Broadway This Spring by Adam Hetrick

Rwandan actor Malaika Uwamahoro will star in the acclaimed one-actor play that returns to New York following a global tour.

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Max Chernin, Diana DeGarmo, Kate Shindle, and More to Workshop New Musical Passing Through for Goodspeed by Adam Hetrick

The Brett Ryback-Eric Ulloa musical is based on the podcast Walking to Listen, a 4,000 Mile Odyssey.

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American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks and Rachel Potter to Star in Immersive Shenandoah at Serenbe by Adam Hetrick

The outdoor staging will erupt out of an actual Civil War reenactment incorporating more than 100 soldiers, horses, and canon fire.

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Heathers Star Carrie Hope Fletcher to Lead But I’m A Cheerleader London Showcase by Adam Hetrick

The musical based on the 2000 Lionsgate cult film will be presented as part of MTFestUK at the Other Palace Theatre.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Joseph Sirola, Broadway Actor and Tony-Winning Producer, Dead at 89 by Adam Hetrick

Sirola made his Broadway debut as Christmas Morgan in The Unsinkable Molly Brown prior to his work as a Tony-winning Broadway producer.

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Pretty Woman’s Andy Karl to Perform at Valentine’s Day Wedding Event in Times Square by Adam Hetrick

Hundreds are expected to renew their vows on TDF’s classic Red Steps in Duffy Square.

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Jason Danieley to Present First-Ever Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway actor is also raising funds as a participant in the 2019 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon on March 17.

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Lucie Arnaz and Robert Klein Reunite on Broadway for They’re Playing Our Song by Adam Hetrick

The Actors Fund presents a 40th anniversary concert of the Marvin Hamlisch, Carole Bayer Sager, and Neil Simon musical February 11.

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Samuel French Announces Winners of ’Razzle Dazzle Competition’ for Chicago: High School Edition by Adam Hetrick

Ten high schools across the U.S. will receive royalty-free licenses to perform the long-running Kander and Ebb musical.

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Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway to Perform at Sony Hall by Adam Hetrick

Broadway With the Callaways will feature songs from Funny Girl, Cats, West Side Story, Wicked, and more.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth and Patti Murin Sign on for Hallmark Channel's 2019 Christmas Features by Adam Hetrick

The network has announced the first three original movies that will begin to roll out in November.

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[title of show] Broadway Reunion Concert to Play the Broadhurst by Adam Hetrick

Original cast members Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff, and Jeff Bowen will reunite for the one-night-only Actors Fund benefit concert.

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Tony and Oscar Nominee Albert Finney, Star of Tom Jones, Murder on the Orient Express, and Annie, Dies at 82 by Adam Hetrick

Finney’s towering presence on stage and screen earned him two Tony nominations and five Academy Award nods in a career spanning more than six decades.

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