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Monday, March 25, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 25- ANGELS IN AMERICA Flies Back Onto Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day,one of the greatest theatrical journeys of our time, Angels In America, returnedto Broadway in an acclaimed new production from the National Theatre.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 22- FROZEN Brings The Blizzard To Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2018, Disney's Frozen brought a cold front to Broadway on opening night at the St. James Theatre

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

R&B Girl Group TLC At Work On A Broadway Bio-Musical by Alexa Criscitiello

According to the New York Post, the surviving members of the RampB group TLC are currently at work bringing their story to the stage.

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 21- HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2013, the new musical Hands On A Hardbody opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- Are You Gonna Love This Guy! ALADDIN Opens On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2014, Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 19- Broadway Says 'Wilkommen' To A Revival Of CABARET by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1998, Roundabout's Tony Award-winning revival of Kander and Ebb'sCabaretopened on Broadway starringAlan CummingandNatasha Richardson.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 18- ONCE Makes Beautiful Music On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2012, the musical adaptation of the Oscar-winning love story, Once, opened on Broadway

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Friday, March 15, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 15- MY FAIR LADY Celebrates A Loverly Opening Night On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1956, Broadway audiences fell in love withJulie AndrewsandRex Harrisonas they opened in My Fair Lady at theMark HellingerTheater.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 14- Happy Birthday, Billy Crystal! by Alexa Criscitiello

Crystal made his Broadway debut in 2004 with his autobiographical hit show, 700 Sundays. which earned him a 2005 Tony Award for Special Theatrical Event. After a smash record-breaking debut,…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Chico, Canine Co-Star of LEGALLY BLONDE, Passes Away by Alexa Criscitiello

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of canine actor, Chico the Chihuahua, best known to Broadway audiences as 'Bruiser Woods' in Legally Blonde.

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 13- ROCKY Knocks Out Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

Put up your dukes today as we take step into the ring to celebrate the musical theatre take on the 1976 Best Picture, Rocky, which opened on Broadway on this day in 2014.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 12- LES MISERABLES Brings The Revoultion To Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

Written byClaude-Michel Schonberg, based on the novel byVictor Hugo, Les Miserables is set in early 19th-century France. The plot follows the stories of many characters as they struggle for …

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Video: Nathan Lane Invites Audiences To GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

Tony Award-winner Nathan Lane personally invites you to the Broadway premiere of Taylor Mac's Gary A Sequel To Titus Andronicus. Check out Nathan's invite and a quick behind the scenes look …

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 11- Comedian Kathy Griffin Makes Her Broadway Debut by Alexa Criscitiello

Dishing on all pop culture and shining a light on inappropriate water cooler talk 'Kathy GriffinWANTS A TONY featured the comedian in her element, with all new material about her hilarious o…

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Everything About Them Is (Not So) Terrible - Broadway Characters Who Could Use A Squip by Alexa Criscitiello

The Squips are coming The miniature miracle popularity supercomputersof the super new musical Be More Chill haverecently taken up residence at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 7- Happy Birthday, Andy Blankenbuehler! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award-winning choreographer and director, Andy Blankenbuehler

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 6- Bryan Cranston Brings LBJ To Broadway In ALL THE WAY by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2014, the current star of Network, Bryan Cranston opened on Broadway in his Tony-winning role of Lyndon B. Johnson in the hit drama All The Way.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Social: Hillary Clinton Claps Back At Trump With A Totally Fetch MEAN GIRLS Reference by Alexa Criscitiello

The political landscape got just a little more fetch tonight as former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton clapped back at Donald Trump on social media.

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Opens On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2015, Fish In the Dark,a new comedy by Seinfeld creator Larry David, celebrated its opening night on Broadway.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 4- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Returns To Broadway With A Bang by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1999, an updated revival of the the classic musical Annie Get Your Gun opened at the Marquis Theatre

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Photo: Jason Danieley Unveils Tribute to Marin Mazzie At Lincoln Center Theater by Alexa Criscitiello

Tonight Broadway's Jason Danieley revealed a special tribute to his late wife, Marin Mazzie.

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 1- Broadway Attends The Tale Of SWEENEY TODD by Alexa Criscitiello

Forty years ago, the legendary Stephen Sondheim musical 'Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' terrorized audiencesfor the first time on Broadway in Hal Prince's landmark production…

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Rialto Chatter: Could Disney's AIDA Be Headed Back To The Stage? by Alexa Criscitiello

The New York Post has reported thata national tour of Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida could be in the works for2021.

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Confirmed! Glenn Close To Star In Rob Ashford-Directed SUNSET BOULEVARD Musical Film! by Alexa Criscitiello

She's ready for her close up It has just been confirmed thatGlenn Closewill star in a film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, which is set to begin shooting this October.

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Sheridan Smith To Star In West End JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT by Alexa Criscitiello

It has just been reported that Funny Girl star Sheridan Smith will star as the Narrator in thenew West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on…

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VIDEO: On This Day, February 28- Happy Birthday, Bernadette Peters! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of one of Broadway's most notable living legends, the lovely Bernadette Peters.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Video: Lady Gaga And Bradley Cooper Sing Unreleased Song From A STAR IS BORN In New Clip by Alexa Criscitiello

A STAR IS BORN is headed back to theaters this Friday for an encore version, featuring 12 additional minutes of never-before-seen footage. This comes on the heels of last Sunday's Oscar win …

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VIDEO: On This Day, February 27- Happy Birthday, Josh Groban! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of one of Broadway's favorite friends, music star Josh Groban

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Friday, February 15, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, February 15- Remembering Ethel Merman by Alexa Criscitiello

Ethel Mermanwas a Broadway institution known as the 'undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage.' After being discovered byVinton Freedleyas a singer at Brooklyn's Paramount movie the…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, February 13- RENT Gets Its Off-Broadway World Premiere! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1996, the beloved rock musical, Rent, made its off-Broadway premiere at New York Theatre Workshop.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, February 12- John Leguizamo Makes His Broadway Debut With FREAK by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1998, Tony Award-winner John Leguizamo made his Broadway debut in the solo show Freak.

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