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Monday, August 20, 2018

Sebastian Stan and Tony Nominee Denise Gough Cast in New Film Monday by Andrew Gans

The two actors will play Americans living in Greece.

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Veteran Broadway Stage Manager Roy Harris Will Be Honored With Del Hughes Award for Lifetime Achievement by Andrew Gans

The Stage Managers’ Association will honor Harris and other stage managers September 17 in Manhattan.

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Cast Set for Rare Off-Broadway Revival of Romulus Linney’s Holy Ghosts by Andrew Gans

The Theatre East production will begin performances September 21.

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Cast Complete for National Tour of The Play That Goes Wrong by Andrew Gans

The U.K.-born comedy is the longest-running play currently on Broadway.

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Samantha Massell Will Welcome Laura Osnes, Krysta Rodriguez, More During Feinstein’s/54 Below Concerts by Andrew Gans

The Fiddler on the Roof alum returns to the Manhattan nightspot August 21 and 28.

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Tamyra Gray Returns to Broadway’s Once On This Island August 20 by Andrew Gans

Gray again steps into the role of Papa Ge in the Tony-winning revival at Circle in the Square.

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Chris McCarrell Will Reprise Title Role in National Tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical by Andrew Gans

The traveling production will kick off at Chicago’s Ford Center for the Performing Arts.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Desperate Measures Star Lauren Molina’s 5 Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

The Sweeney Todd and Skivvies performer recalls working with Patti LuPone, Wesley Taylor, and more.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh Star in Signature’s Passion Beginning August 14 by Andrew Gans

Matthew Gardiner directs the production in Arlington, Virginia.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

The Bodyguard’s Alexandra Burke Joins London Revival of Chicago August 13 by Andrew Gans

Burke steps into the role of Roxie Hart.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Carousel Stars Renée Fleming and Jessie Mueller Featured in August 10 PBS Concert, Chicago Voices by Andrew Gans

Michelle Williams, Terrence Howard, and Kurt Elling will also be heard in the broadcast.

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Matthew Morrison Joins Simon Cowell’s The Greatest Dancer for BBC One by Andrew Gans

The Broadway and Glee star will be part of a trio of dance captains.

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Disney Channel’s Freaky Friday Movie Musical, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff, Premieres August 10 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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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Amy Morton Will Direct All-Female Broadway Revival of Glengarry Glen Ross by Andrew Gans

Performances of the David Mamet play will begin in May 2019.

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Dancing With the Stars Champ Mark Ballas Will Join Cast of Broadway’s Kinky Boots by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical continues at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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Original Carrie Star Linzi Hateley Will Play Mrs. Johnstone in Blood Brothers Tour by Andrew Gans

The autumn U.K. tour will kick off September 4 in Bromley.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Tony Winner Billy Porter Will Join San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus for Queens Celebration by Andrew Gans

The famed chorus’ 41st season will also include a tribute to artists from the U.K.

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Carolee Carmello, Howard McGillin, Andréa Burns, More Cast in World Premiere of Pamela's First Musical by Andrew Gans

The musical, based on the late Wendy Wasserstein’s children's book, will begin previews at New Jersey’s Two River Theater in September.

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Watch Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh Find ‘Happiness’ in Stephen Sondheim’s Passion by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical begins performances at Virginia's Signature Theatre August 14.

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Once On This Island Receives Actors’ Equity’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award by Andrew Gans

The award honors shows that exemplify and promote diversity, inclusion, non-traditional casting, and equal opportunity.

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Cast Set for Reading of Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar’s Beau by Andrew Gans

Adam Quinn will direct the reading of the new work, billed as a "play inside a concert."

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Bryan Cranston Will Return to Broadway in Network by Andrew Gans

The Tony and Emmy winner earned an Olivier Award for his performance in the National Theatre production.

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Watch a Sneak Peek of Denver’s All-African-American Oklahoma! by Andrew Gans

Performances begin September 7 under the direction of Chris Coleman.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Josh Strickland, Kissy Simmons, Alton Fitzgerald White, Ashley Brown Will Celebrate Disney's Broadway Hits by Andrew Gans

The August 9 concert at the Filene Center will feature tunes from Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Aladdin, Frozen, and more.

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Christy Altomare, Alysha Umphress, Jelani Remy, More Set for August 9 Broadway in Bryant Park by Andrew Gans

The free concert series will continue with performances from the casts of Anastasia, Avenue Q, Smokey Joe's Café, Jersey Boys, and Summer.

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Cast Complete for Arena Stage’s Turn Me Loose, About Comedian-Activist Dick Gregory by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at the D.C. venue in September.

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John Prignano Named Director of Education and Development at Music Theatre International by Andrew Gans

Prignano will also continue as the Chief Operating Officer.

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Hair, Muppets Take Manhattan, More Will Be Screened in Central Park by Andrew Gans

The free screenings are part of the Central Park Conservancy Film Festival.

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Winner of So You Think You Can Dance Will Be Part of Fox’s Rent by Andrew Gans

The live broadcast of the Jonathan Larson musical is set for January 27, 2019.

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Abby Mueller Returns to Broadway Cast of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical August 7 by Andrew Gans

Mueller once again steps into the title role at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Bob Mackie Auction Will Feature Items Worn by Carol Burnett, Cher, Lauren Bacall, and More by Andrew Gans

Mackie’s designs are also featured in the Broadway-bound The Cher Show.

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