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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Chita Rivera, Eden Espinosa, Krysta Rodriguez & More Sign On for 2018 Williamstown Theatre Festival Season by Andy Lefkowitz

More stars have been announced to appear in the 2018 season of the Berkshires' Williamstown Theatre Festival. Two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera and Broadway alums Eden Espinosa and Kryst…

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Broadway's Carousel to Offer Special Monday Afternoon Performance to Benefit The Actors Fund by Andy Lefkowitz

This ought to be a real nice clambake! The new Broadway production of Carousel and The Actors Fund have teamed up for a special Monday matinée performance of the Rodgers & Hammers…

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Married Stars Erin Dilly & Stephen R. Buntrock to Star in Meet Me in St. Louis at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

The Muny has announced the parental powerhouse that will lead the St. Louis outdoor theater’s closing centennial-season production, Meet Me in St. Louis. Tony nominee Erin Dilly will s…

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The Cradle Will Rock, Strindbergs in Rep & More Fill Out Classic Stage's 2018-2019 Season by Andy Lefkowitz

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Tony-winning Artistic Director John Doyle, has announced its upcoming 2018-2019 season, the acclaimed theater's 51st. Highlights include a …

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SpongeBob SquarePants, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child & My Fair Lady Top 2018 Outer Critics Circle Nominations by Andy Lefkowitz

The nominations for the 2018 Outer Critics Circle Awards are here! The new musical SpongeBob SquarePants heads the list with 11 nominations, followed just behind by the two-part play Harry P…

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John Kander & David Thompson's The Beast in the Jungle Extends Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Beast in the Jungle, the highly anticipated new show from Scottsboro Boys collaborators John Kander, David Thompson and Susan Stroman, has received an extension by off-Broadway's Vin…

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Broadway's King Kong Finds Its Stars in Christiani Pitts & Eric William Morris by Andy Lefkowitz

Principal casting is set for the upcoming Broadway premiere of King Kong! Christiani Pitts, currently starring in A Bronx Tale on Broadway, will star as Ann Darrow, and Eric William Morris, …

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Acclaimed New Revival of Tom Stoppard's Travesties Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated new production of Tom Stoppard's 1975 comedy Travesties officially opens at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre on April 24. Patrick Marber directs the produc…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda Honored with Actors' Equity's 2018 Rosetta LeNoire Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda has been named the recipient of Actors' Equity's 2018 Rosetta LeNoire Award. Presented by Equity's National Equal Employment Oppo…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Awarded Actors' Equity's 2018 Rosetta LeNoire Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda has been named the recipient of Actors' Equity's 2018 Rosetta LeNoire Award. Presented by Equity's National Equal Employment Oppo…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber & Chita Rivera to Receive 2018 Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that Tony Award-winning composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tony Award-winning actress Chita Rivera will be the 2018 rec…

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Bekah Brunstetter's The Cake to Make New York Premiere in 2019 by Andy Lefkowitz

The Cake, a new play by Emmy nominee Bekah Brunstetter, will appear in a New York premiere production with Manhattan Theatre Club at New York City Center—Stage I in 2019. MTC's art…

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The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park Sets Casting for Othello & Twelfth Night by Andy Lefkowitz

Time to gear up for Shakespeare under the stars! Casting is complete for the new production of Othello set to play Central Park's Delacorte Theater this summer as part of the Public Thea…

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Before Returning to the Stage in Skintight, Idina Menzel Will Be a Guest Mentor on American Idol by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Idina Menzel, the mega talent who is slated to return to the stage this spring in Skintight, has signed to serve as a guest mentor on TV's American Idol, according to Variety…

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Broadway's Three Tall Women to Hold Special Midnight Performance to Benefit The Actors Fund by Andy Lefkowitz

The acclaimed new Broadway production of Edward Albee's Three Tall Women has announced a midnight performance, scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 17 at the Golden Theatre. The…

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Cheap Trick Frontman Robin Zander Makes Broadway Debut in Rocktopia by Andy Lefkowitz

Multi-platinum music star Robin Zander, lead singer of Cheap Trick, makes his Broadway debut as a special-guest vocalist in Rocktopia beginning on April 23. Zander kicks off the final w…

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Tony Winner Cady Huffman Makes Jazzy Broadway Return in Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning supertalent Cady Huffman returns to Broadway on April 23, taking on the role of Matron "Mama" Morton in long-running hit Chicago. Huffman succeeds Valerie Simpson, who…

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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Officially Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway bio-show Summer: The Donna Summer Musical celebrates opening night at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 23. Des McAnuff directs the talent-packed jukebox tuner, which began…

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Celebrates Opening Night on the Great White Way by Andy Lefkowitz

The long-awaited Broadway transfer of West End hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child officially opens at the Lyric Theatre on April 22. Tony winner John Tiffany directs the two-part play, wh…

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Mark Ballas, Bobby Conte Thornton & More Will 'Walk Like a Man' in Jersey Boys at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

The Muny's upcoming centennial-season production of Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys has found its Four Seasons! Mark Ballas, Nicolas Dromard and Keith Hines—alums of Broadway'…

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Josh Stamberg to Star as Arthur Miller in Bio-Play Fall at Huntington Theatre Company by Andy Lefkowitz

Huntington Theatre Company has announced casting for the Boston premiere of Fall, a play by journalist Bernard Weinraub about the life of iconic playwright Arthur Miller. The company will be…

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Josh Stamberg to Star as Arthur Miller in World Premiere Play Fall at Huntington Theatre Company by Andy Lefkowitz

Boston's Huntington Theatre Company has announced casting for the world premiere of Fall, a play by journalist Bernard Weinraub about the life of iconic playwright Arthur Miller. The com…

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Bette Midler Will Return to Hello, Dolly! with David Hyde Pierce & Gavin Creel; Show to Conclude Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Call on Dolly! Bette Midler, the megastar who took home a 2017 Tony Award for her turn in the title role of Hello, Dolly!, will return to the Tony-winning revival at the Shubert Theatre on J…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Lynn Nottage's Mlima’s Tale Extends World Premiere Run at the Public Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

The Public Theater has announced a two-week extension for the world premiere run of Mlima’s Tale, a play written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie win…

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Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Named Among Time 100 Most Influential People by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning stage-and-screen star Hugh Jackman has made the 2018 Time 100, Time magazine's list of the most influential people in the world. The publication revealed the prestigiou…

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Right This Way! Broadway's Bandstand Will Arrive in Cinemas by Andy Lefkowitz

Ain't we proud! The beloved Broadway musical Bandstand, which ended its main-stem run far too soon, is getting a new life on the big screen. A filmed performance of Richard Obe…

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Acclaimed Musical Hadestown to Play Broadway in 2019; London Run Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

Hadestown, the celebrated new musical by singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, developed with and directed by Great Comet Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin, will play Broadway in 2019 following a…

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My Fair Lady, Starring Lauren Ambrose, Officially Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway's highly anticipated new production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady officially opens at Lincoln Center Theater's Vivian Beaumont Theater on April 19. Tony winn…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Stone Witch, Starring Dan Lauria, to End Off-Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

The off-Broadway-premiere production of The Stone Witch, a new play by Shem Bitterman, will play its final performance at the Westside Theatre on April 29. Steve Zuckerman directs the produc…

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Original Choir Boy Stars Jeremy Pope, Chuck Cooper & Austin Pendleton to Reprise Performances on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's 2013 drama Choir Boy will reunite stars of the acclaimed off-Broadway debut production. Jeremy Pope, Tony winner …

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Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Will Host 2018 Tony Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards have announced that singer, songwriter and Tony nominee Sara Bareilles and Tony Award-nominated actor, singer and songwriter Josh Groban will co-host the 72nd Annual Tony Awa…

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