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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Carousel's Brittany Pollack on Starting Ballet Early, Dancing Barefoot & Appearing in Her First Broadway Show by Beth Stevens

Brittany Pollack is currently making her Broadway debut in the dance-heavy role of Louise in the Tony-nominated revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel. She has been a member of …

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Saturday, May 5, 2018

Angels in America's Denise Gough on Bringing Harper Pitt Home, Her 'Smizing' Skills & More by Beth Stevens

Irish performer Denise Gough almost gave up acting out of frustration. Before she won Laurence Olivier Awards for People, Places & Things and Angels in America, a turn which she is now r…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Nederlander Executive Nick Scandalios Honored with 2018 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award by Beth Stevens

The Tony Awards will honor Nick Scandalios, executive vice president of the Nederlander Organization, with the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award at the 2018 ceremony on June 10. The award pays t…

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's Musical Be More Chill to Play Off-Broadway This Summer by Beth Stevens

The musical Be More Chill will play a limited engagement off-Broadway this summer. Featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz, the production will play at The Irene Dia…

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Monday, April 2, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's Sam Clemmett on Finding His Way into Albus Potter & More by Beth Stevens

Sam Clemmett is making his Broadway debut in the highly anticipated Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the epic two-play theatrical epilogue to J.K. Rowling’s seven Harry Potter novels…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert Headliner John Legend Reveals His Broadway Aspirations & More by Beth Stevens

As 10-time Grammy winner John Legend preps to spend Easter Sunday as the title character in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, we asked the R&B chart-topper if the pr…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

My Fair Lady’s Harry Hadden-Paton on Revealing His Boy-Band Past & Making Over Eliza Doolittle in the Age of #MeToo by Beth Stevens

Harry Hadden-Paton may be making his Broadway debut as phonetics professor Henry Higgins in the new Broadway revival of My Fair Lady, but he is familiar to any TV-watching Anglophile worth h…

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Waitress' Sara Bareilles on Katharine McPhee Joining the Show: 'What a Dreamboat!' by Beth Stevens

Sara Bareilles is pulling double-duty lately: She’s starring as Jenna in Broadway’s Waitress, the hit musical she scored, and she’s rehearsing for Jesus Christ Superst…

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Stars Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni & Paul Thornley Prepare to Cast a Spell on Broadway 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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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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