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Thursday, April 2, 2020

I Told My Landlord I Wouldn’t Be Watching “Rent” This Month & It's Clear I've Misunderstood by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - In the wake of mass layoffs and an all-time unemployment high due to spread of COVID-19, people nationwide are refusing to watch the hit movie-mus…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Male Response to "Six": This Guy Keeps Live Streaming Acoustic Songs About His Ex-Girlfriend by Broadway Beat

by HaleyJane Rose. @haleyisfamous. NEW YORK, NY - In the wake of Broadway’s Six - the new female-driven musical sensation following the wives of Henry VIII - fans have been eagerly awaitin…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

BREAKING: Tony Awards Postponed, Staten Island “Tony” Awards to Go On As Planned by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The 2020 Tony Awards have officially been postponed due to the spread of coronavirus, the American Theatre Wing announced today. However, represen…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

List Of Coronavirus Cancellations Doubles As Excellent New Sondheim Lyrics by Broadway Beat

by Adam Bakst. @Mr_AdamB1. NEW YORK, NY - While New York state remains sheltered-in-place, and Broadway continues its black out, composer Stephen Sondheim has reportedly taken advantage of …

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Monday, March 23, 2020

We Spoke With the Actor Playing Sven in "Frozen" & He Just Kept Describing What the Suit Smells Like by Broadway Beat

by Ellie McKeown. From film to stage, Disney’s Frozen has captured hearts around the world - owing a huge part of that charm to its wide cast of lovable, mystical characters. After catchin…

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

CDC Reminds You to Wash Hands, Work Remote, & That Danny Burstein Still Doesn’t Have a Fucking Tony by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Szendro. @BSzendro. ATLANTA - Amidst the backdrop of a growing health crisis, The Center for Disease Control released a statement today reminding the American public to keep washi…

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

“I Would’ve Gotten the Part If It Weren’t for Corona,” says Man Referencing Audition He Had in 2014 by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. SEATTLE - Local actor Dan Westriff expressed his feeling today that he would have been cast in a community theater production of Mamma Mia! if the coronavirus ha…

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Scientists Reveal the Ghost Light's True Purpose: A Bug Zapper But For Ghosts by Broadway Beat

by Roxy Arecco. @roxyarecco. NEW YORK, NY - Scientists at the Northeastern Institute of Paranormal Research have completed a series of experiments that prove the ghost light, previously thou…

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

INTERVIEW: We Sat Down with the Original King of Social Distancing by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. As the world continues to attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus, the phrase “social distancing” has become an integral part of our daily conversations, a…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

"Beetlejuice" Offers Coronavirus Discount to “Really Fuck Up" Winter Garden Before "Music Man" Opens by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY – The past few days have been a hot-bed of coronavirus news for the Broadway community, with Governor Cuomo ordering any event hosting more t…

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Broadway Shows Close, Perform in Secret After Preacher's Son Contracts COVID-19 by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @JustinAyer (Twitter), @JustAyer (Instagram). NEW YORK, NY - It was announced today that all Broadway productions are canceled through April 12th, due to the city Preacher ad…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Report: Other Investors Just Assumed Scott Rudin Was Involved by Broadway Beat

by Devin Wallace. @thedevinwallace. NEW YORK, NY - The investment group behind an upcoming Broadway revival of Bye, Bye, Birdie shared their confusion today ...

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Game Changer: This Actor's Resume Includes "Licensed Driver" by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LOS ANGELES - Casting Directors nationwide are rejoicing today as they have finally, after decades of searching, found an actor w...

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Joe Exotic Joins Grady County Jail Production of "Cats", Sells Cast Member for $5,000 by Broadway Beat

by Emmy Pratt. @gimmieemmy. CHICKASHA, OK - Joe Exotic, the eclectic subject of the smash Netflix doc series Tiger King: Murder Mayhem and Madness, attended his first rehearsal for Grady Cou…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

“Cosette is Out, Valjean & Javert Remain,” says Theatre Fan Desperately Scraping Together Metaphor by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. DETROIT - Local theatre fan and self-proclaimed “political analyst” Dave Collins reacted to today’s news that Elizabeth Warren i...

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Report: YouTube Suggestions Never Going To Let You Forget Time You Watched One Broadway.com Vlog by Broadway Beat

by Katherine Dunham. @kathdunham. SAN BRUNO, CA - According to a report by YouTube’s senior programming team, YouTube’s suggestions page is never, ever going to let you forget that one t…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Actress Who Brought Guitar to Audition Panics When Asked to Actually Play It by Broadway Beat

by Alec Brown. @brownta3. NEW YORK, NY - Horror stuck Ripley Grier Room 16P this past Friday as local actress Summer Watson, who brought along an acoustic gu...

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Actress Who Brought Guitar to Audition Panics When Asked to Actually Play It by Broadway Beat

by Alec Brown. @brownta3. NEW YORK, NY - Horror stuck Ripley Grier Room 16P this past Friday as local actress Summer Watson, who brought along an acoustic guitar to her audition for a region…

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

"Mean Girls" to Only Perform First Five Minutes After Travel Ban Prevents Cady From Moving to U.S. by Broadway Beat

by Brian Cudina. @BrianCudina. NEW YORK, NY — Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, producers of the musical Mean Girls have announced that the company will only perform the first five minutes…

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"Dear Evan Hansen" Team Announces Special Edition Cast Recording with Every Song Sung By Evan's Cast by Broadway Beat

by Megan Pope. @mpopetweets. NEW YORK, NY - The team behind the Broadway smash Dear Evan Hansen announced today that they plan to release a Special Edition Cast Recording where every song i…

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Broadway Usher Who Tested Positive for Coronavirus Just Happy to Get Any Sort of Exposure by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY – The Broadway community was hit with some shocking news this past Wednesday, when it was announced an usher for both the revival of Who’s …

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Area Man Only Cast in Production After Buying Entire Theater Company by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. WASHINGTON D.C. - Area man and former New York City government lead Michael Bloomberg shared his excitement today at being cast ...

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Area Man Only Cast in Production After Buying Entire Theater Company by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. WASHINGTON D.C. - Area man and former New York City government lead Michael Bloomberg shared his excitement today at being cast in the D.C. Community Theater’s…

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Another "Evita" Revival? My Argentinian Neighbor Keeps Yelling at Everyone From Her Fire Escape by Broadway Beat

by HaleyJane Rose. @haleyisfamous. NEW YORK, NY - Critics and theatre-goers alike are buzzing after yet another Evita revival has opened in New York, this ti...

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Another "Evita" Revival? My Argentinian Neighbor Keeps Yelling at Everyone From Her Fire Escape by Broadway Beat

by HaleyJane Rose. @haleyisfamous. NEW YORK, NY - Critics and theatre-goers alike are buzzing after yet another Evita revival has opened in New York, this time as an immersive production fea…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Playwright Accepted Into Emerging Writers Group After Removing Sword from Stone Near Public Theater by Broadway Beat

by Annette Storckman. @astorcks. NEW YORK, NY - Local playwright Adolpho Ray Vonto made waves in the theatrical community this week as he removed the cursed ...

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Playwright Accepted Into Emerging Writers Group After Removing Sword from Stone Near Public Theater by Broadway Beat

by Annette Storckman. @astorcks. NEW YORK, NY - Local playwright Adolpho Ray Vonto made waves in the theatrical community this week as he removed the cursed sword from the Stone of Cooper Tr…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

CONTROVERSY: Rob McClure Cast as “Mrs. Doubtfire” Lead Even Though I Really Wanted To Do It by Broadway Beat

by Grant Cleaveland. @cleaveland_g. NEW YORK, NY - Tony-nominated actor Rob McClure has been cast as the titular role in Broadway’s musical adaptation of Mrs...

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Casting Directors Livestream Themselves Not Looking at You So It Feels Like You’re Still Auditioning by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY - The past week has delivered unprecedented changes to the Broadway community in the wake of COVID-19. In an attempt to maintain a sense of nor…

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Real Life “Into The Woods”? This Baker is Impotent by Broadway Beat

by Emmy Pratt. @gimmieemmy. DALLAS, TX - The wonder and whimsy of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods has been, seemingly, magically brought to life this week, as Jason Martin, a local baker…

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Pete Buttigieg Suspends Presidential Campaign, Immediately Joins "Book of Mormon" Cast by Broadway Beat

by Emmy Brett. @emmy_brett (Twitter), @emmyliketheawards (Instagram). NEW YORK, NY - After ending his bid for the democratic presidential nomination, former ...

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