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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Video First Look: Watch Anastasia Cast Premiere 4 New Songs for Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The cast of Ahrens and Flaherty’s latest Broadway musical premiered all-new musical numbers for the press.

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Read Reviews for Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford in Sunday in the Park With George by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway revival of the Stephen Sondheim–James Lapine musical opened February 23 at the Hudson Theatre.

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Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical Sets Theatrical Encore Screening by Adam Hetrick

The live film of the Broadway musical stars Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger.

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Suzan-Lori Parks, Tarell Alvin McCraney, and Thomas Bradshaw Win PEN America Literary Awards by Adam Hetrick

The awards honor writers—playwrights included—who explore timely social themes through their work.

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Elvis Presley Musical Heartbreak Hotel Will Premiere at Ogunquit by Adam Hetrick

The 2017 season also includes Mamma Mia!, Bullets Over Broadway, From Here to Eternity, Ragtime, and White Christmas.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Laura Osnes, Betsy Wolfe, Telly Leung Set for Hammerstein Museum Benefit Concert by Adam Hetrick

Funds raised will help to establish the Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center.

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Watch Anastasia Stars and Creators Reveal What’s in Store for Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Learn how the 1997 animated film musical has been revolutionized for its Broadway debut.

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Kevin Kline Named 2017 Theatre in Our Schools Campaign Spokesperson by Adam Hetrick

The Tony and Oscar-winning actor is lending his voice to raise awareness of the importance of theatre education.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Broadway’s Come From Away Sets Cast Album Release Date by Adam Hetrick

The album will be the first cast recording released by The Musical Company.

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Tony Yazbeck and Laura Osnes Lead Crazy for You Concert at Geffen Hall Feb. 19 by Adam Hetrick

Susan Stroman recreates her original Tony Award-winning choreography for the one-night-only event.

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

New Musical Come From Away Begins Broadway Previews Feb. 18 by Adam Hetrick

Chad Kimball and Jenn Colella star in the show that tells the story of travelers stranded on September 11, 2001.

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Chita Rivera Set forTODAY’s Living Legends Series by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Tony Award winner’s interview with Al Roker will air February 20.

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The Compass Podcast Welcomes Costume Designer Caitlin Cisek by Adam Hetrick

Hosted by Leah Walsh, the February 17 episode features Cisek speaking about collaboration, teaching, and life as a freelance artist.

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Watch Anastasia’s Christy Altomare Sing “Journey to the Past” With Symphony Orchestra by Adam Hetrick

The new Broadway musical will open April 24 at the Broadhurst Theatre.

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Cynthia Erivo Will Sing at Oscars’ Governors Ball by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-winning Color Purple star will perform as part of the post-Academy Awards celebration.

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New Musical Come From Away Announces Rush Ticket Policy by Adam Hetrick

The new Broadway musical begins previews February 18 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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Broadway-Bound Secret Garden and Hamilton Will Play TUTS by Adam Hetrick

Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars has announced the lineup of musicals slated for its 2017-2018 season.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Robert Falls to Direct Stacy Keach in Goodman’s Pamplona by Adam Hetrick

Keach will again portray Pulitzer-winning author Ernest Hemingway in the world-premiere drama.

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Watch Another Deleted Scene from Disney’s Moana by Adam Hetrick

A cut scene has been released from the musical that features music from Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Atlanta-Area Grease Gets Site-Specific Makeover by Adam Hetrick

The award-winning Serenbe Playhouse will present a new staging of the musical that will evoke a drive-in movie.

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Tracy Letts’ The Minutes Will Transfer to Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The Steppenwolf Theatre production reunites the playwright with Tony Award-winning August: Osage County director Anna D. Shapiro.

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Read Reviews for Tracy Letts’ Man from Nebraska with Reed Birney and Annette O’Toole by Adam Hetrick

The drama from the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County playwright opened Off-Broadway February 15.

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Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical Hits Cinemas Feb. 16 by Adam Hetrick

The live film of the Broadway musical stars Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Watch Felicia Boswell Sing “She Used to Be Mine” from Waitress by Adam Hetrick

The Shuffle Along actor performs the Sara Bareilles single as part of the Turning the Page performance series.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Watch Ryan Steele and Garen Scribner Dance in “Sold My Soul” Music Video by Adam Hetrick

The new music video from the indie band Moondrunk features leading dancers from Newsies and An American in Paris.

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Maria Friedman Will Stage Merrily We Roll Along at the Huntington by Adam Hetrick

The actor-director staged an acclaimed West End revival of the Stephen Sondheim musical that was broadcast in cinemas.

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Immersive Sweeney Todd Sets Up Pie Shop at Barrow Street Feb. 14 by Adam Hetrick

Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller has been reset within a working pie shop.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Yeast Nation, from Writers of Urinetown, Will Play St. Louis by Adam Hetrick

Set in 3,000,458,000 BC, the unconventional show from the Tony-winning writers of Urinetown musicalizes the first life forms on earth.

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Actors’ Equity Extends LORT Contract Negotiations by Adam Hetrick

The contract negotiations affect 72 member theatres, including Broadway’s Lincoln Center Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Roundabout Theatre Company.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Why Disney Decided Newsies Was Ready for the Big Screen by Adam Hetrick

After initially resisting the idea of preserving the stage show on film, Disney Theatrical’s Thomas Schumacher realized how to do it right.

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Kristin Chenoweth, Jonathan Groff, and More Salute Mary-Mitchell Campbell by Adam Hetrick

The Transport Group’s gala evening features a slate of Broadway stars.

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