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Monday, April 16, 2018

David Drake Will Direct Love! Valour! Compassion! at Provincetown Theater by Adam Hetrick

Drake, the theatre’s new artistic director, will direct the summer production of Terrence McNally’s Tony Award-winning play.

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11 Off-Broadway Shows to See for Less This Week by Adam Hetrick

The critically acclaimed Amy and the Orphans, an immersive Sweeney Todd, and the return of Jersey Boys are among this week’s offerings.

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Original Stars of Dance a Little Closer Reunite for April 16 Concert by Adam Hetrick

Len Cariou, Liz Robertson, and Cheryl Howard star in the concert adaptation of Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner’s short-lived 1983 Broadway musical.

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Corey Cott Joins Alan Menken Tribute at Carnegie Hall by Adam Hetrick

The New York Pops’ 35th birthday gala, Part of His World: The Songs of Alan Menken, will take place April 30 at Carnegie Hall.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Will Hochman Joins Mary-Louise Parker in Adam Rapp World Premiere by Adam Hetrick

The Sound Inside will premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer.

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The Compass Welcomes Actor Marcus Crawford Guy by Adam Hetrick

Leah Walsh hosts the podcast that documents the lives of artists navigating the waters between art and commerce.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Smash Star Jaime Cepero and The Voice Contestant Chris Weaver Set for LGBTea by Adam Hetrick

The April 16 concert will celebrate the lives of LGBTQ leaders, activists, icons, and more.

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High School Teachers Nadine Love and Janine Papin to Receive Inspiring Teacher Honor at Jimmy Awards by Adam Hetrick

They will be honored during the June 25 National High School Musical Theatre Awards in New York City.

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Carol Burnett Will Receive Inaugural Peabody Career Achievement Award by Adam Hetrick

The pioneering entertainer was among the first wave of women to blaze a trail for female comics on television.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Announced for New York Premiere of Letters Live by Adam Hetrick

The Sherlock star will be joined by surprise celebrity guests who will read selections from remarkable and unforgettable letters.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Read Reviews for Children of a Lesser God, With Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff by Adam Hetrick

Tony winner Kenny Leon directs the first-ever Broadway revival of Mark Medoff’s landmark play.

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Cynthia Erivo, Judy Kuhn, and Donna McKechnie Will Honor John Doyle at CSC Gala by Adam Hetrick

Classic Stage Company will celebrate its 50th anniversary April 23 with a tribute to its Tony-winning artistic director.

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Brian d’Arcy James and Heather Headley Will Perform at Northwestern Benefit by Adam Hetrick

Stephen Colbert will host the April 21 reunion featuring performances by notable Northwestern alumni.

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Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley Will Offer My Funny Valentine at NJPAC by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway veterans will perform highlights from their favorite stage roles.

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Playwrights Horizons to Honor Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez by Adam Hetrick

The Frozen songwriters will be honored at the Off-Broadway theatre company’s May 7 gala.

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Children of a Lesser God Opens on Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff star in the first-ever Broadway revival of Mark Medoff’s Tony Award-winning play.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Go-Go’s Musical Head Over Heels Begins in San Francisco by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway-bound production begins previews April 10 at the Curran Theatre.

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Come From Away National Tour Will Launch in Seattle This Fall by Adam Hetrick

The tour will play over 60 cities, including Los Angeles, Denver, Las Vegas, New Orleans, and Miami.

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Come From Away National Tour Will Launch in Seattle This Fall, Announces 60-City Itinerary by Adam Hetrick

The tour will also play Los Angeles, Denver, Las Vegas, New Orleans, and Miami.

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Nick Westrate on How #FairWageOnStage Revolutionized Off-Broadway Contracts for Actors by Adam Hetrick

The Drama Desk Award-winning actor joins Leah Walsh for this week’s episode of the artists’ podcast The Compass.

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11 Broadway Shows You Can Snag Discount Tickets for This Week by Adam Hetrick

Escape to Margaritaville, Kinky Boots, Rocktopia, and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical are among the musicals you can see for less.

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Cast of 26 Announced for Follies at Astoria Performing Arts Center by Adam Hetrick

The Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical will be the final production in the company’s home for the last decade.

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Ian Derrer Named General Director of Dallas Opera by Adam Hetrick

Derrer will return to Dallas after serving as general director of Kentucky Opera for the past two years.

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Stephanie J. Block, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess, and More Will Play Provincetown This Summer by Adam Hetrick

The stars will join Seth Rudetsky for his popular concert series.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Summer Sheds Light on the Life and Music of Disco Queen Donna Summer by Adam Hetrick

Tony winner LaChanze talks about bringing the groundbreaking musician to life onstage.

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Friday, April 6, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Hear 17 of Broadway’s Greatest Songs Come Together in Prince of Broadway Overture by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown created the orchestral arrangement that can be heard on the show’s original Broadway cast album due out April 20.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Wicked’s Alex Wyse Wins Indie Series Award for Indoor Boys by Adam Hetrick

Co-created with Wesley Taylor, the series follows two single gay roommates and their search for love in Los Angeles.

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New Date Set for Patti LuPone Show & Tell Event at the Curran Theatre by Adam Hetrick

The Evita and Gypsy Tony Award winner share stories from her life and career with San Francisco audiences.

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Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Beth Malone, and Ashley Park Set for Honest Accomplice Theatre Benefit by Adam Hetrick

Make Some Noise! will take place April 23 at Sons of Essex.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes Regain In the Heights Movie Rights From Weinstein Co. by Adam Hetrick

The creators called for the studio to release rights to the film in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

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If/Then’s Janet Krupkin Will Play Feinstein’s/54 Below April 6 by Adam Hetrick

The concert will feature special guests Ciara Renée, Emma Hunton, and Gerard Canonico.

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