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Monday, February 19, 2018

My Fair Lady's Diana Rigg on Broadway Memories and Sharing the Bubbly by Beth Stevens

The spring theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand new and revisited, are set to bow. Broadway.com's Spring Preview series ca…

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Keep the Faith! Condola Rashad Is Ready to Take on Joan of Arc in Saint Joan by Beth Stevens

The spring theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand-new and revisited, are set to bow. Broadway.com's Spring Preview series ca…

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Aladdin Star Courtney Reed on Saying Goodbye to the Palace Walls, Advice for Future Broadway Royalty & More by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway perfor…

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Farinelli and the King Star Sam Crane on Unusual Family Vacations and an Imagined Stage Persona by Beth Stevens

Handsome and unassuming, Sam Crane has a self-deprecating manner (he is British after all) that tries to deflect from his accomplishments. Now reprising his role on Broadway in the acclaimed…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

We Are The Wolves! Meet the Young Stars of the Off-Broadway Play Everyone Is Talking About by Beth Stevens

Sarah DeLappe’s stunning debut play The Wolves offers an intimate look at a girls' indoor soccer team. It’s a portrait of high school girls in all their glory and insecu…

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Monday, December 4, 2017

The Band's Visit Standout Ari’el Stachel on Pickup Lines, Being True to His Heritage & More by Beth Stevens

Ari’el Stachel is gathering acclaim and a dedicated following for his Broadway debut in The Band’s Visit. He garnered Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominations for the show…

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Odds & Ends: You Can Beat Hamilton Tony Winner Daveed Diggs in a Rap Battle & More by Beth Stevens

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. If You See Daveed Diggs, Challenge Him! You might think Hamilton Tony winner Daveed Diggs would be ready to step back into…

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Get a Taste of Jason Mraz and Betsy Wolfe in Sara Bareilles' Waitress by Beth Stevens

Jason Mraz gave a taste of what his upcoming Broadway debut in Waitress is going to be like at an intimate three-song performance on October 30. The Grammy winner dueted with Waitress leadin…

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Anna Baryshnikov on Not Being a Dancer and Finding Stillness in Broadway's Time and the Conways by Beth Stevens

Anna Baryshnikov is making her Broadway debut as Carol, the youngest—and sweetest—daughter in Time and the Conways. Though she is the daughter of world-renowned dancer/choreograp…

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Friday, September 8, 2017

See Miss Saigon's Eva Noblezada & Rachelle Ann Go Sing Breathtaking Version of 'The Movie in My Mind' by Beth Stevens

Turn up the volume and get ready to be blown away! This new music video of Miss Saigon Tony nominee and former Broadway.com vlogger Eva Noblezada and co-star Rachelle Ann Go singing the hear…

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Debt Is King for Steven Pasquale in Ayad Akhtar's Finance Epic Junk by Beth Stevens

The 2017-2018 theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand new and revisited, are set to bow. Broadway.com's Fall Preview series c…

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

House of Cards' Beau Willimon Responds to Breaking News in The Parisian Woman by Beth Stevens

The 2017-2018 theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand new and revisited, are set to bow. Broadway.com's Fall Preview series c…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl Get Ready for a Mother of a Relationship in Torch Song by Beth Stevens

The 2017-2018 theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand new and revisited, are set to bow. Broadway.com's Fall Preview series c…

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Fall Preview: Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl Get Ready for a Mother of a Relationship in Torch Song by Beth Stevens

The 2017-2018 theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand new and revisited, are set to bow. Broadway.com's Fall Preview series c…

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Shift Change: Betsy Wolfe Will Take Over for Sara Bareilles in Waitress on Broadway by Beth Stevens

Betsy Wolfe is set to don an apron and enter the sugar, butter and flour-filled world of Waitress on Broadway. Wolfe will take on the role of Jenna beginning June 13, taking over for the sho…

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Lynn Nottage’s Sweat Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama; 'I Wish I Had a Better Vocabulary, So I Could Describe How Good This Is' by Beth Stevens

Lynn Nottage’s drama Sweat, currently on Broadway at Studio 54, is the winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This marks Nottage’s second Pulitzer win; she won in 2009…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

What You’ve Been Needing: Andrew Rannells Sings Smash Anthem ‘Let Me Be Your Star’ on Girls by Beth Stevens

Proving once again he’s the MVP of virtually everything he is in, Andrew Rannells belted “Let Me Be Your Star” on the most recent episode of HBO’s Girls. Rannell&rsqu…

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Waitress Star Jessie Mueller on Serving Up Magic and What She'll Miss About the Sara Bareilles Musical by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway perfor…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Get an Eyeful of Indecent as Paula Vogel's New Play Begins Rehearsals for Broadway by Beth Stevens

The cast of Paula Vogel's Indecent celebrated the first day of rehearsal by meeting the press and posing for pics. The new play, directed by Rebecca Taichman, is based on true event…

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Annie Baker’s The Antipodes Extends Before Starting Performances at Off-Broadway's Signature Center by Beth Stevens

Annie Baker’s The Antipodes is extending by a week. The world premiere from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of The Flick will now play off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signat…

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Kenneth Branagh Set for Special Olivier Award Honor by Beth Stevens

Kenneth Branagh is set to receive the Special Award at the Olivier Awards on April 9 at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The award is being presented in recognition of his outstan…

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Exclusive Groundhog Day Sneak Peek! See Andy Karl Prove He’s Not a Morning Person…Again and Again by Beth Stevens

If winter doldrums have you hitting the snooze button on repeat, this will wake you up: a sneak peek at the new commercial for incoming Broadway musical Groundhog Day. Watch the ever-charmin…

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Broadway Ain't Never Had a Friend Like This! Tony Winner James Monroe Iglehart on What He Loved & Learned in Aladdin by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway perfor…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Hotcha! Whoopee! Two-Time Tony Nominee Charlotte d'Amboise Returns to Broadway's Chicago by Beth Stevens

Charlotte d'Amboise is returning to Broadway's Chicago on February 20. The two-time Tony nominee is replacing Spice Girl Mel B in the role of Roxie Hart at the Ambassador T…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

The Americans' Alison Wright Joins the Broadway Cast of Lynn Nottage's Sweat by Beth Stevens

Alison Wright is joining the cast of Sweat on Broadway. Wright, who is known for her role on FX’s The Americans, will play Jessie, a part played in the Public Theater off-Broadway run …

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Japanese Superstar Ryoko Yonekura Will Return to Broadway's Chicago This Summer by Beth Stevens

Japanese superstar Ryoko Yonekura will return to Broadway’s Chicago this summer. The actress will play Roxie Hart in the Tony-winning revival for 11 performances only, from July 3 to J…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

A Bronx Tale Scribe on Chazz Palminteri on His Mantra, the 'Door Test' and the Difference Between Amateurs and Pros by Beth Stevens

Bronx-born Chazz Palminteri is most known for his work as an actor in such films as The Usual Suspects, Bullets Over Broadway (for which he earned an Oscar nomination), Analyze This, Hurlybu…

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

When You're Good to Mama! Six Chicago Mamas Celebrate the Musical's 20th Broadway Anniversary by Beth Stevens

Chicago celebrated its 20th anniversary on November 14, and we marked the occasion with six performers who have taken on the role of Matron "Mama" Morton. Photographer Jeremy Danie…

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Vietgone Scribe Qui Nguyen on Why His Plays Include Kung Fu Fighting, What He Geeks Out Over & What Inspired His New Play by Beth Stevens

Qui Nguyen is a playwright, screenwriter, fight choreographer, co-founder of the theater company Vampire Cowboys and self-professed geek. A Los Angeles-based writer for Marvel Studios, …

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Alex Brightman on His 'Rip-Roaring' Time in School of Rock and Why He's Leaving by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway perfor…

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Friday, October 28, 2016

Les Liaisons Dangereuses Scribe Christopher Hampton Shares His Inspiration, Favorite Lines & Secret to Being Prolific by Beth Stevens

Christopher Hampton is an award-winning writer, screenwriter, director and producer. He is perhaps most famous for his play Les Liaisons Dangereuses (based on the novel by Pierre Choderlos d…

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