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Friday, July 13, 2018

Alice Ripley to Perform to Promote Sister In Law's Political Campaign! by Alexa Criscitiello

Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley is set to perform her stage signatures and other famous songs at The Tucson Jewish Community Center tomorrow night, Saturday July 14 at 730p.m.

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VIDEO: On This Day, July 13- Happy Birthday, Sir Patrick Stewart! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we celebrate the birthday of legend of stage and screen, Sir Patrick Stewart

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Musical Drama POSE Renewed for Season 2 On FX by Alexa Criscitiello

Variety has reported that the popular musical drama series, Pose, has been renewed for a second series at FX.

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VIDEO: On This Day, July 12- Patti LuPone Stars in SUNSET BOULEVARD on London's West End by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1993, Patti LuPone starred as Norma Desmond in the premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Taylor Louderman, Ariana DeBose, Daisy Eagan and More to Strip Down with The Skivvies at Le Poisson Rouge by Alexa Criscitiello

Award-winning Broadway performersLauren MolinaandNick Cearleywill head to NYC venue Le Poisson Rougeon July 22nd at 8 PM with the most outrageous, feel good 'undie-rock' concert of the seaso…

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Will Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty Get Blonde for the BOMBSHELL Musical? by Alexa Criscitiello

Ladies and gentleman, the Bombshell musical is still on This evening, producer Craig Zadan tweeted about the Broadway-bound endeavor adding what may be an exciting twist

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VIDEO: On This Day, July 11- Robin Williams Takes Broadway By Storm! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2002, comedy star Robin Williams headed to Broadway for a limited three-night run at the Broadway Theater Check out a clip from Robin's legendary stand up comedy tour de force…

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- Happy Birthday, Jerry Herman! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we celebrate the birthday of legendary composer Jerry Herman

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Monday, July 9, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, July 9- Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Ariana DeBose, and Leslie Odom, Jr. Say Goodbye to HAMILTON by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2016, original Hamilton cast members, Leslie Odom Jr.,Phillipa Soo, and Ariana DeBose along with themusical's star and composer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, took their final bows in t…

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Investigations Opened to Explore Suicide of CHICAGO Actor Jeff Loeffelholz by Alexa Criscitiello

This week, it was reported that Jeff Loeffelholz, an original cast member of the 1996 revival of Chicago, had taken his own life. Now, some of the late actor's loved one have launched an onl…

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VIDEO: On This Day, July 6- Happy Birthday, Christopher Ashley! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of the Tony Award-winning director of ComeFrom Away, Christopher Ashley

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, July 5: Happy Birthday, Tracy Letts! by Alexa Criscitiello

Tracy Lettsis a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright, actor and Steppenwolf ensemble member. He is the author of the plays Linda Vista, Mary Page Marlowe, The Scavenger's Daughte…

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, July 3- Happy Birthday Audra McDonald and Betty Buckley! by Alexa Criscitiello

Happy Birthday Audra McDonald and Betty Buckley

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Monday, July 2, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, July 2- Remembering Michael Bennett by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we celebrate the life and legacy of legendary Broadway choreographer and director, Michael Bennett.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Will Jeremy Jordan Be Giving His Regards to Broadway Soon? by Alexa Criscitiello

It's been an interesting afternoon in the land of Jeremy Jordan's social media, where the actor and some former collaborators have been hinting at...well, something. Maybe.

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Cynthia Erivo to Join Shoshana Bean at the Legendary Apollo Theater! by Alexa Criscitiello

It has just been announced that Tony Award-winner Cynthia Erivo will join Shoshana Bean onstageMonday, July 30, at the world famous Apollo Theater

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VIDEO: On This Day, June 29- Happy Birthday, Brian d'Arcy James! by Alexa Criscitiello

On This Day, we're celebrating the birthday of Broadway favorite, Brian d'Arcy James

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

FROZEN Star Jelani Alladin Responds to Racist Troll in New Instagram Post by Alexa Criscitiello

This evening, Frozen star Jelani Alladin clapped back at a racist Instagram troll who had invaded his comments to criticize the casting of Kristoff as a person of color and hurled racial epi…

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Broadway and New York City Nightlife Renaissance Man Trent Armand Kendall Passes Away at 51 by Alexa Criscitiello

Trent Armand Kendall enjoyed a long and thriving career as writerproducer, actor, front man, international headliner, recording artist and radio host. HIs Broadway credits included The Best …

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Lily James and Gillian Anderson Join Ivo van Hove ALL ABOUT EVE Stage Adaptation by Alexa Criscitiello

According to Baz Bamigboye, film star Gillian Anderson has been confirmed to star as Margot Channing in an upcoming stage adaptation of the classic film All About Eve.

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Additional Gender-Swapped Casting Announced for Marianne Elliott COMPANY by Alexa Criscitiello

Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported some additional casting for the upcoming Marianne Elliot directed West End production of Stephen Sondheim's Company.

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VIDEO: On This Day, June 28- Happy Birthday, Mel Brooks! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we celebrate the birthday of legendary funnyman, Mel Brooks

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

A BRONX TALE to Close on Broadway This August by Alexa Criscitiello

It has been announced that A BRONX TALE, the musical featuring a book by Academy Award nomineeChazz Palminteri,music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winnerAlan Menken,and lyrics by Grammy A…

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, June 26: Remembering Nora Ephron by Alexa Criscitiello

Today we celebrate the life, work, and spirit of writer and director,Nora Ephron, whopassed away on this day, June 26, 2012. She was 71.

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Photo: The Chers of THE CHER SHOW Cher A Moment with Cher! by Alexa Criscitiello

Cher swung by the out of town tryout of her new musical this week and went nose to nose backstage with the three actresses who share the mammoth task of portraying this American icon. Stepha…

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Michael Feinstein Says Liza Minnelli is 'Feeling Very Well' in New Interview by Alexa Criscitiello

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Feinstein. provided some rare details into the condition of entertainment legend Liza Minnelli ahead of their upcoming performance …

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VIDEO: On This Day, June 25- Happy Birthday, Annaleigh Ashford! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we want to wish a Happy Birthday to Tony Award-winner, Annaleigh Ashford

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, June 21- Happy Birthday, Al Hirschfeld! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we celebrate the birthday of a legendary figure in the world's of art and theatre, the 'Line King', the great Al Hirschfeld.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, June 13- tick, tick...BOOM! Explodes Off-Broadway! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2001, Jonathan Larson's musical tick, tick...BOOM opened Off-Broadway

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Broadway Beauties: Rounding Up the Fetch Fashion From the 2018 Tony Awards! by Alexa Criscitiello

Tony Awards night has come and gone. The songs have all been sung, the dances danced, the trophies awarded, and the champagne popped to toast another tremendous Broadway season.

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 30- Previously On The Tony Awards... by Alexa Criscitiello

On our final day of this year's 30 Days of Tony, let's take a quick flashback to last year's big winner, Dear Evan Hansen

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