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Friday, August 23, 2019

Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton to Star in Last Days of Summer Musical at George Street Playhouse by Adam Hetrick

The show, based on the best-selling novel by Steve Kluger, will open the season at the New Brunswick, New Jersey theatre this October.

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Hadestown Tony Nominee Eva Noblezada Announces Fall Residency at The Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Tony nominee returns in September for her third engagement of Ballad of a Broadway Twenty-Something.

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Forbidden Broadway Will Return to New York This Fall by Adam Hetrick

The long-running musical spoof will take aim at Hadestown, Moulin Rouge!, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, and more.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Darren Brown Reveals the Subtle Science Behind His Secret by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Olivier Award-winning illusionist and mentalist begins a limited Broadway engagement at the Cort Theatre September 6.

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Derren Brown Reveals the Subtle Science Behind His Secret by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Olivier Award-winning illusionist and mentalist begins a limited Broadway engagement at the Cort Theatre September 6.

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Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway Concert to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Adam Hetrick

The one-night-only concert at the New Amsterdam Theatre will feature songs from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Newsies, and more.

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Tony Award Winner Faith Prince Will Return to Australia This Fall by Adam Hetrick

The Guys and Dolls Tony Award winner will perform two concerts at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane.

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Krystina Alabado, Kara Lindsay, and Natalie Weiss Set for Broadway Sings Unplugged: Sara Bareilles by Adam Hetrick

The monthly concert series at the Green Room 42 will celebrate the music of the Grammy Award–nominated Waitress songwriter.

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Casting Announced for New York Premiere of The Sleepy Hollow Experience by Adam Hetrick

Serenbe Playhouse Artistic Director Brian Clowdus helms the interactive musical that takes place on original author Washington Irving’s Hudson Valley estate.

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Laura Osnes to Join On Your Feet! Star Mauricio Martinez at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

After making his sold-out debut last year, Martinez returns with De México to Broadway.

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Drag Stars Eureka O’Hara, Thorgy Thor, and Miss Coco Peru to Star in Los Angeles Run of Women Behind Bars by Adam Hetrick

The Off-Broadway cult comedy by Dreamgirls Tony winner Tom Eyen will be revived in 2020.

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Broadway's The Cher Show Takes Final Bow August 18 by Adam Hetrick

The musical about the pop icon opened December 3, 2018, at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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King Kong Musical Closes on Broadway August 18 by Adam Hetrick

The musical, featuring a 20-foot-high, 2,000-pound, puppeteer-operated gorilla as its star, opened last fall.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love Will Play Limited Los Angeles Run by Adam Hetrick

Alex McKenna, Arron Shiver, and Sonny Valicenti will star.

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Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Lily Tomlin, More to Receive Paley Honors by Adam Hetrick

The television comedy trailblazers and theatre veterans will be honored by the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.

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Casting Announced for New North American Tour of We Will Rock You by Adam Hetrick

The Queen musical will relaunch September 3 in Winnipeg, Canada.

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Queer as Folk Cast Reunion to Take Place in Los Angeles by Adam Hetrick

Sharon Gless, Gale Harold, and Michelle Clunie are among the original cast members set to appear.

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Kyle Soller and John Benjamin Hickey to Reprise Performances in The Inheritance on Broadway; Full Cast Set by Adam Hetrick

Tony nominee Lois Smith will step into the role of Margaret, originated in London by Vanessa Redgrave.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tony Winner Beth Leavel Will Debut New Show at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

Thirteen Shows and Counting will revisit Leavel’s acclaimed performances in such shows as The Drowsy Chaperone, Mamma Mia!, and The Prom.

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Broadway Performers Line Up for 54 Sings Hilary Duff Concert by Adam Hetrick

Morgan Siobhan Green, F. Michael Haynie, and Heath Saunders are among the artists slated to appear in the one-night-only concert at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Australian Actor Ningali Lawford-Wolf Dies During Edinburgh Run of The Secret River by Adam Hetrick

The 52-year-old actor was on tour with the Sydney Theatre Company production.

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Deaf West Theatre to Stage U.S. Premiere of Jack Thorne’s The Solid Life of Sugar Water by Adam Hetrick

The play, from the Tony- and Olivier-winning playwright of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will bow in Los Angeles this fall.

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Olivier Winner Patricia Hodge Tapped for London Revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg by Adam Hetrick

Hodge joins Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner in the production that bow in September.

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Fiddler on the Roof National Tour Adds 40 Cities in Second Year by Adam Hetrick

Israeli film and TV star Yehezkel Lazarov will continue with the touring production based on the 2015 Broadway revival.

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Anita Gillette and Steven Rattazzi Lead Cast of Ogunquit’s Murder on the Orient Express by Adam Hetrick

Agatha Christie’s classic thriller begins performances August 14.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Audra McDonald and Seth Rudetsky to Offer Steppenwolf Benefit by Adam Hetrick

The evening will include songs from McDonald’s career and the behind-the-scenes stories that go with them.

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The Phantom of the Opera’s Jeremy Stolle to Play Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

Ali Ewoldt will also appear in the benefit concert for Broadway Hearts, a non-profit that brings entertainment to children in New York-area hospitals.

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Patti Murin, Ryann Redmond, and Kate Rockwell to Join Amanda Green at Birdland by Adam Hetrick

The stars of Frozen and Mean Girls will join Green for the latest installment of her monthly concert series.

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Jason Danieley to Host Concert Benefit Celebrating Late Tony Honoree Marin Mazzie by Adam Hetrick

Liz Callaway, David Hyde Pierce, and Howard McGillin are among the performers who will pay tribute to the late Ragtime and Passion star.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Hal Prince: A Timeline of His Record 21 Tony Award Wins by Adam Hetrick

Year-by-year, how the visionary director-producer earned his history-making Tony Awards.

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