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Thursday, August 24, 2017

#TBT: Watch the Fun Home Cast Perform ‘Ring of Keys’ Like You've Never Seen or Heard It Before by Betsy Kaplan

We throw it back to the Fun Home cast’s creative rendition of “Ring of Keys.”

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

#TBT: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Off-Broadway Cast of Hamilton at The Public Theater by Betsy Kaplan

This Thursday we remember the sold-out Off-Broadway engagement of the Tony-winning Best Musical.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

#TBT: Watch Kristin Chenoweth Belt ‘I Will Always Love You’ by Betsy Kaplan

We take a look back at Kristin Chenoweth’s emotional performance from her Coming Home concert.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Kelli O'Hara Joins Season 2 of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why by Betsy Kaplan

The Tony winner will play an advocate for victims of bullying in the second season.

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Where Can Broadway Fans Let Loose and Get ‘Rowdy?’ Darren Criss Has the Answer by Betsy Kaplan

The third annual Elsie Fest, which celebrates music from stage and screen, will take place October 8.

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Daveed Diggs Talks New Film Wonder and How to Inspire Kindness by Betsy Kaplan

The Tony winner plays a teacher in the upcoming film adaption.

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Rooftop Cinema Club Will Screen Waitress and Chicago by Betsy Kaplan

The two screenings will feature special performances by Waitress' Caitlin Houlahan and Chicago's NaTasha Yvette Williams.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Go Behind the Scenes of the God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater Cast Recording by Betsy Kaplan

The new album features Santino Fontana, Skylar Astin, James Earl Jones, and more.

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How Tony Winner Alice Ripley’s Latest Role Found Her by Betsy Kaplan

The Phil Geoffrey Bond play, starring Tony winner Alice Ripley, will play the first-ever Broadway Bound Theatre Festival August 10, 12, 14.

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Full Cast Announced for U.K. Tour of The Real Thing, Starring Laurence Fox by Betsy Kaplan

See who's joining Laurence Fox in the U.K. tour of the Tom Stoppard drama.

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Tony Nominee Carrie Coon Among Big Winners at 2017 Television Critics Association Awards by Betsy Kaplan

Coon, who will soon return to the New York stage, won the award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Drama.

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Matthew Morrison Will Return to Grey’s Anatomy for Season 14 by Betsy Kaplan

The Tony nominee will return as Jo’s husband.

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

What Do Critics Think of London's Apologia, Starring Stockard Channing? by Betsy Kaplan

The Tony winner returns to the West End for the first time in 10 years to star in Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play.

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What Do Critics Think of Really Rosie at New York City Center? by Betsy Kaplan

The family-friendly musical by Maurice Sendak and Carole King wraps up the summer Encores! Off-Center season.

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#TBT: Watch the Trailer for Deaf West Theatre's Spring Awakening Broadway Revival by Betsy Kaplan

We throw it back to Deaf West Theatre's Broadway production trailer of Spring Awakening!

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Samantha Bond Will Star in English Language Premiere of Florian Zeller’s The Lie by Betsy Kaplan

The Tony nominee will headline the Christopher Hampton adaption at London's Menier Chocolate Factory.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A Lost Play from Peter Pan Writer J.M. Barrie Has Resurfaced by Betsy Kaplan

The Strand Magazine will publish the lost gem in its next issue.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Go Behind the Scenes of the Hamilton Mixtape's ‘Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)’ Music Video by Betsy Kaplan

The director, producers, artists, and cast members of the VMA-nominated music video offer a peek of how it came to be.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

What Do Critics Think of the Bob Dylan Musical Girl From the North Country? by Betsy Kaplan

The world premiere opened at London's Old Vic July 26.

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Watch as Tony Winner Jane Krakowski and Amy Sedaris Teach You All About Glue by Betsy Kaplan

The At Home With Amy Sedaris series will air October 24.

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Mario Cantone Will Play Anthony Scaramucci on The President Show by Betsy Kaplan

The episode will air July 27 on Comedy Central.

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Watch the Cast of Waitress “Bake For It” for the #Ham4All Challenge by Betsy Kaplan

The company of the Broadway musical is willing to bake for it (bake for it).

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#TBT: Watch Jonathan Groff Channel His Inner Sutton Foster by Betsy Kaplan

We throw it back to Jonathan Groff's iconic Miscast musical number.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Tony Nominee Liesl Tommy to Direct Episode of Oprah Winfrey and Ava Duvernay’s Queen Sugar by Betsy Kaplan

The Eclipsed director will helm an episode in the current second season of the OWN TV series.

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Darren Criss Announces Elsie Fest 2017 with Acoustic ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ by Betsy Kaplan

The third annual festival, which celebrates music from stage and screen, will be held on October 8.

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Center Theatre Group Partners with East West Players on New David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori Musical by Betsy Kaplan

The world premiere of Soft Power will be presented at the Ahmanson in Los Angeles May 3–June 10, 2018.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Read Reviews for the Broadway-Aimed Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure by Betsy Kaplan

The world premiere of Douglas Carter Beane's musical runs through August 6 at Dallas Theater Center.

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Original Dreamgirls Star Loretta Devine Tapped for New Film Headshop by Betsy Kaplan

The original Lorrel will star alongside Kimberly Elise and Deon Cole in the upcoming indie comedy.

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Cynthia Erivo Joins the American Theatre Wing's Board of Trustees by Betsy Kaplan

Additionally, Linda Cho and Oskar Eustis are among those joining the Wing's Advisory Committee.

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Tony Nominee Michael Arden to Direct Reading of New Musical Republic by Betsy Kaplan

The reading will feature Paul Alexander Nolan, Nikki Renee Daniels, and Eric Petersen.

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Christine Pedi to Star in York Theatre Company’s Jerry’s Girls by Betsy Kaplan

Tony nominee Stephanie D’Abruzzo and Stephanie Umoh will join Pedi in the production beginning August 5.

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