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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Holiday Weekend Delivers Box Office Bump; The Lion King and Hamilton Top Earners by Andrew Gans

Nine other shows surpassed $1 million in the week ending February 18.

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Dave Thomas Brown Is Elder Price in Broadway’s Book of Mormon February 20; Cody Jamison Strand Returns by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical approaches its eighth year at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

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Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 Eyeing Engagements in U.S., London, Korea, and More by Andrew Gans

A Tokyo run is scheduled to begin in January 2019.

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Arielle Jacobs Is Aladdin’s New Jasmine on Broadway Starting February 20 by Andrew Gans

The hit Disney musical continues at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Ramin Karimloo, Laura Osnes, Lea Salonga, More Part of Broadway Classics Concert at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

The February 20 concert celebrates the work of Jason Robert Brown, Stephen Flaherty, George Gershwin, Alan Menken, Lucy Simon, and Maury Yeston.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Tootsie’s Santino Fontana Plays Henry Higgins in February 19 Pygmalion Reading by Andrew Gans

David Staller directs the reading as part of the Project Shaw series.

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Sunday, February 18, 2018

How Did Critics Review Kennedy Center Chess, Starring Raúl Esparza, Karen Olivo, Ramin Karimloo, Ruthie Ann Miles? by Andrew Gans

Michael Mayer directs the semi-staged concert presentation of the operatic pop-rock musical.

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Idina Menzel Will Join Josh Groban in Upcoming Concert Tour by Andrew Gans

The tour is expected to play New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta, and more.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber Revue Unmasked Will Open Paper Mill Playhouse Season by Andrew Gans

Richard Curtis and Tony winner John Doyle are the co-creators of the upcoming production.

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Kris Kringle Musical, With Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Nikki Renée Daniels, Released on Yellow Sound Label by Andrew Gans

The studio cast recording follows the recent Town Hall staging.

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David Josefsberg, Alyse Alan Louis, Gerry McIntyre Set for Mufti Subways Are for Sleeping by Andrew Gans

The musical is the final production of the York Theatre Company's tribute to Jule Styne.

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Krysta Rodriguez, Kristine Nielsen Will Star in Reading of The Trial by Andrew Gans

Steven Berkoff's play is part of the Politics of the Absurd reading series.

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Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle, and Ruthie Henshall Will Join Cuba Gooding Jr. in London's Chicago by Andrew Gans

The Kander and Ebb musical returns to the West End beginning March 26.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Recipients of 2018 Jonathan Larson Grants Announced by Andrew Gans

The recipients will be honored at a private event March 19 in Manhattan.

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Harvey Fierstein, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Andrew Rannells Set for Concert Celebrating 16 Years of Hairspray by Andrew Gans

Julie Halston will host the annual charity concert Broadway Belts for PFF! March 12.

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Tony Winner Lena Hall Delivers Emotional Version of Peter Gabriel’s ’Lay Your Hands on Me’ by Andrew Gans

The video continues Hall’s Obsessed series, spotlighting the actor’s favorite artists and bands.

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American Idol Winner David Cook Will Make Broadway Debut in Kinky Boots by Andrew Gans

Kirstin Maldonado has extended her run in the Tony-winning musical at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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Melly Still Will Direct World Premiere of Bryony Lavery’s The Lovely Bones Stage Adaptation by Andrew Gans

Tony-nominated Frozen playwright Lavery adapted Alice Sebold’s coming-of-age tale.

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Liza Minnelli Auction Will Feature 1,000 Lots, Including Cabaret Bowler Hat and Script by Andrew Gans

The Love, Liza auction will be held in May.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Tony Winner Billy Crudup Will Return to Harry Clarke for 10-Week Off-Broadway Engagement by Andrew Gans

The acclaimed solo show will begin its limited run March 7 at the Minetta Lane Theatre.

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Alec Baldwin and Kelli O’Hara Will Read Love Letters by Andrew Gans

The reading of A.R. Gurney’s two-hander will benefit Westport Country Playhouse.

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Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk, David Yazbek Set for Band’s Visit Album Release at Barnes & Noble by Andrew Gans

The in-store performance will celebrate the Ghostlight Records disc on the day of its release, February 23.

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Charles Busch Will Return Off-Broadway in New Comedy The Confession of Lily Dare by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at Theater for the New City’s Johnson Theater in April.

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American Woman, Featuring Cheyenne Jackson, Sets June Premiere by Andrew Gans

The 12-episode series on the Paramount Network stars Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari, and Jennifer Bartels.

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Watch Dear Evan Hansen Fans Perform ‘Only Us’ by Andrew Gans

A diverse array of folks sing the tune from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

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Finn Wittrock Will Join Renée Zellweger in Judy Garland Biopic by Andrew Gans

Wittrock will play Garland’s fifth husband in the upcoming Judy.

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Krysta Rodriguez, Corey Cott, Solea Pfeiffer Star in West Side Story in Concert Beginning February 14 by Andrew Gans

The Leonard Bernstein classic is presented at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as part of the composer's centennial celebration.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

PBS Sets Air Dates for Sutton Foster, Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Stephanie J. Block Concerts by Andrew Gans

The broadcasts are part of the Live From Lincoln Center Presents—Stars in Concert series.

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Wayne Brady Will Return to Broadway’s Kinky Boots by Andrew Gans

The Emmy winner will once again step into the high-heeled boots of Lola, initially appearing alongside Jake Shears and Kirstin Maldonado.

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Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafañe, Eden Espinosa Will Star in Kennedy Center In the Heights by Andrew Gans

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Tony-winning musical will be presented as part of the Broadway Center Stage series.

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Watch Jennifer Nettles and Annaleigh Ashford Perform Wicked’s ’As Long As You’re Mine’ by Andrew Gans

The music video is the latest offering in the “Out of Oz” series.

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