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Monday, December 17, 2018

James Barbour, Teri Bibb, Caleb Shaw, More Will Star in La Mirada’s 1776 by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin in January 2019 under the direction of Glenn Casale.

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Watch Christy Altomare and Cody Simpson Duet on Anastasia’s ’Once Upon a December’ by Andrew Gans

The acoustic arrangement of the Lynn Ahrens-Stephen Flaherty tune also features Simpson on guitar.

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Punk Rock Girl Musical From Be More Chill's Joe Iconis Will Feature Songs by Pink, Blondie, More by Andrew Gans

Iconis is writing the book and will also pen the musical arrangements.

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Cast Complete for Rutherford and Son at Sheffield Theatres by Andrew Gans

Githa Sowerby’s drama will begin performances at the U.K. venue in February 2019.

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Listen to Patti LuPone’s Powerful, Fiery ’The Ladies Who Lunch’ From West End's Company by Andrew Gans

Marianne Elliott’s gender-swapped production of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical opened in October.

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Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Featuring Sutton Foster, Broadcast December 17 by Andrew Gans

The annual holiday special on PBS also features Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville.

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Annie Golden, Clea Alsip, Thom Sesma Are Part of December 17 The Enchanted Cottage Reading by Andrew Gans

Pamela Hunt directs the evening for the Project Shaw series.

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Torch Song Star Michael Urie Honored With Howard Ashman Award December 16 by Andrew Gans

The 2018 GMHC Cabaret & Howard Ashman Award, benefiting Gay Men’s Health Crisis, is held at Joe's Pub.

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Watch Trailer for Mapplethorpe, Starring Matt Smith by Andrew Gans

The upcoming film about the famed photographer also stars Marianne Rendón, John Benjamin Hickey, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kerry Butler, Mark Moses, and Carolyn McCormick.

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Watch Official Trailer for Downton Abbey Film by Andrew Gans

The upcoming movie, which is a continuation of the acclaimed TV series, will arrive in cinemas in September 2019.

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Be More Chill Composer Joe Iconis Celebrated at 2018 ASCAP Foundation Honors by Andrew Gans

Valerie Simpson, Melinda Wagner, and more also received awards at the December 12 event in Manhattan.

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Cast Complete for Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista in Los Angeles by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin in January 2019 at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum.

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Bernadette Peters Honored by Mandy Patinkin and More at Top Dog Gala by Andrew Gans

The Animal Medical Center celebrated three-time Tony recipient Peters at its annual Gala December 11.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir Gets NSYNC for the Holidays by Andrew Gans

The choir performs “Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday.”

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Michelle T. Williams Departs Broadway’s Once On This Island; Lea Salonga Will Return by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning revival will continue through January 6, 2019, at Circle in the Square Theatre.

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Read Reviews for Off-Broadway’s Clueless Musical, Starring Dove Cameron by Andrew Gans

The New Group production officially opened December 11.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Watch Scenes From Off-Broadway’s Clueless Musical, Starring Dove Cameron by Andrew Gans

The New Group production officially opens December 11.

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14th Season of Project Shaw Announced by Andrew Gans

The new season will kick off with Misalliance, featuring Maryann Plunkett, Jay O. Sanders, Jennifer Lim, and David Garrison.

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Stage and Screen Star Richard Kline Will Join Waitress National Tour by Andrew Gans

Recently seen in the new musical The Sting, Kline is best known for his work on Three’s Company.

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Cast Complete for 50th Anniversary Touring Production of Hair by Andrew Gans

The U.K. tour opens March 21, 2019, at the New Wimbledon Theatre.

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Exclusive: Watch Laura Osnes Sing ’Christmas, Will You Stay?’ With the Boston Pops by Andrew Gans

The Tony nominee performs the Michael Mott holiday tune.

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See Who's Joining Tony Winner Denis O'Hare in National Theatre’s Tartuffe by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at the London venue February 9, 2019.

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Football Great Tiki Barber Will Join Broadway Cast of Kinky Boots by Andrew Gans

The former New York Giants star will step into the role of Don.

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Clueless Musical, Starring Dove Cameron, Opens December 11 by Andrew Gans

The New Group world premiere began previews November 20.

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Katie Rose Clarke Returns to Broadway Cast of Wicked December 11 by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical recently celebrated its 15th anniversary at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Glenn Close Says Sunset Boulevard Film ‘Inching Closer’ to Reality by Andrew Gans

Close won a Tony Award for her performance as Norma Desmond in the original Broadway production and reprised the role in the 2017 revival.

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South Pacific Gala Concert, Featuring Carmen Cusack, Alex Newell, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Presented December 10 by Andrew Gans

The Broadway Dreams benefit also includes Isabel Leonard and Eden Espinosa.

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Michael Cerveris and Loose Cattle Will Play NYC Concert by Andrew Gans

A Very Loose Cattle Christmas Redux will be seen at Hill Country BBQ.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018
Friday, December 7, 2018

Lea Salonga Will Play Mrs. Lovett in Manila Sweeney Todd by Andrew Gans

The Miss Saigon Tony winner will star opposite Jett Pangan.

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Alison Fraser and Jay O. Sanders Are Winners of 2018 Joe A. Callaway Awards by Andrew Gans

The awards, honoring performances in a classic play, are presented by the Actors’ Equity Foundation.

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