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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Once On This Island Receives 12th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus June 19 by Andrew Gans

The award is presented by Actors’ Equity’s Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs.

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Nathan Lee Graham Is The Wiz at the St. Louis Muny by Andrew Gans

The 1974 musical begins performances June 19 at the outdoor venue.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Coming Clean Traces Ben Strothmann's Journey From Milwaukee to Manhattan by Andrew Gans

The solo show is part of the Queerly Festival.

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Watch Highlights From Broadway Bares: Game Night by Andrew Gans

The annual stripathon raised $1,875,090 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Jessica Vosk to Join Broadway's Wicked by Andrew Gans

Vosk will reprise her performance as Elphaba after taking on the role on tour.

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Watch Skylar Astin, Betsy Wolfe, and Michael Urie in Kennedy Center’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Andrew Gans

The Pulitzer-winning 1961 musical played the D.C. venue June 6–10 as part of the Broadway Center Stage series.

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Watch Tom Hanks’ Impromptu, In-Character Address to Audience During Mid-Performance Halt at Henry IV by Andrew Gans

Hanks plays Falstaff in the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles production.

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Bryce Pinkham, Scarlett Strallen, Jim Brochu Are Part of Buoyant Billions Reading June 18 by Andrew Gans

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

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

The Boys in the Band Cast, Ashley Park, Ariana DeBose Take Part in Broadway Bares: Game Night June 17 by Andrew Gans

The annual striptease spectacular benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Get a Sneak Peek at Broadway Bares: Game Night by Andrew Gans

The annual striptease spectacular benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Game of Thrones Star Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn to Headline West End Premiere of Sam Shepard’s True West by Andrew Gans

Matthew Dunster will direct the production at the Vaudeville Theatre.

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Marc Kudisch, Ali Stroker, More Join Santino Fontana, John Cariani for Promises, Promises Concert by Andrew Gans

Jack Cummings III will direct the evening, which will be hosted by original stars Jill O’Hara and Margo Sappington.

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Frozen Star Patti Murin’s 5 Most Memorable Nights Onstage Plus Betty Buckley’s Stirring Message of Hope by Andrew Gans

Murin recalls several humorous moments onstage with Jason Tam, Dee Roscioli, and more.

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Free Broadway in the Boros Concert Series Launches June 15 With Come From Away and A Bronx Tale by Andrew Gans

The family-friendly lunchtime series kicks off in Brooklyn.

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Ali Ewoldt, Natalie Cortez, Ross Lekites Join Boston Pops for West Side Story in Concert by Andrew Gans

The June 15–16 concerts celebrate the centennial of the late composer Leonard Bernstein.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Watch 360-Degree Music Video for ’Waterloo’ From Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again by Andrew Gans

The sequel to the ABBA sensation heads to movie theatres July 20.

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Aladdin’s London and U.S. Tour Genies Will Change Places by Andrew Gans

Michael James Scott will play the West End, while Trevor Dion Nicholas returns to America.

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Boys in the Band Cast, Ashley Park, Ariana DeBose, More Set for Broadway Bares: Game Night by Andrew Gans

The annual striptease spectacular benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Alan Menken and Daughter Anna Rose Will Join Forces for Concert to Benefit Daniel’s Music Foundation by Andrew Gans

The evening will be held at the Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center.

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Chicago, Waitress, and Saturday Night Fever to Play Australia by Andrew Gans

The Broadway musicals will open in Sydney over the next two years.

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Watch Barrington’s The Royal Family of Broadway Sing by Andrew Gans

The William Finn-Rachel Sheinkin musical makes its world premiere in Massachusetts starring Harriet Harris, Will Swenson, and Laura Michelle Kelly.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Once On This Island to Receive 12th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus by Andrew Gans

The award is presented by Actors’ Equity’s Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs.

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New Group Season Will Include Premiere of Clueless Musical, Plus Alan Cumming, Edie Falco by Andrew Gans

The Off-Broadway company's lineup features works by Jesse Eisenberg, Sharr White, and Jeremy O. Harris.

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Disney Channel’s Freaky Friday TV Musical, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff, Sets August Premiere Date by Andrew Gans

The TV presentation of the musical adaptation, featuring a score by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, co-stars Cozi Zuehlsdorff.

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Cast Set for North Shore Music Theatre’s Peter Pan by Andrew Gans

The family favorite will begin in Beverly, Massachusetts, July 10.

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Tevye Served Raw Explores What Happens After Fiddler on the Roof by Andrew Gans

Performances begin Off-Broadway July 5.

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Cate Blanchett and Stephen Dillane Will Star in New Martin Crimp Play at London's National Theatre by Andrew Gans

Katie Mitchell will direct the world premiere in January 2019.

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Harriet Harris, Will Swenson, Laura Michelle Kelly, More Star in Barrington’s The Royal Family, Opening June 13 by Andrew Gans

The William Finn-Rachel Sheinkin musical is making its world premiere at the Massachusetts venue.

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Summer Tony Nominee Ariana DeBose Shares Her 10 Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

Joshua Henry, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and the late Jan Maxwell are among DeBose’s picks.

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Illusionist Vitaly Beckman Brings An Evening of Wonders Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement begins at the Westside Theatre June 13.

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