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Friday, May 19, 2023

Report: 94.3% of MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL Viewership Background Actors Looking For Backs of Their Heads by Broadway Beat

by Reilly Wilmit. @reilly.wilmit NEW YORK, NY - The Broadway Beat's top investigative journalists have uncovered a startling statistic:...

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Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Everybody Grab a Kazoo: Musician’s Union and HERE LIES LOVE Reach New Deal by Broadway Beat

by Mike Abrams. @thewrongcatdied. NEW YORK, NY - After intense negotiations, the American Federation of Musicians and David Byrne’s new...

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Monday, May 1, 2023

Confirmed! Casting Directors Have Group Chat to Shit Talk You Specifically by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Ballinger. @reberkk. NEW YORK, NY - After months of thorough investigation, The Broadway Beat has found evidence that every...

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TONYs Postponed So Broadway Can Have Another Opportunity to Be Back by Broadway Beat

by Steven Verdile. @StevenVerdileCreative. NEW YORK, NY - The 76th Annual TONY Awards Telecast has been postponed due to the ongoing...

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This Year’s Hottest Mother’s Day Gift? A Spinny Stage for Her to Reflect On by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Mother’s Day has arrived, and this year, do mom a favor and trade the flowers and hand-made card for what...

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“Too Dangerous”: A NEW YORK, NEW YORK Review from My Uncle in Indiana Who Hasn’t Seen the Show by Broadway Beat

by Mike Abrams. @TheWrongCatDied. KOKOMO, IN - Longtime Indiana native and my third uncle twice removed Mitch Prance has shared his...

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TONYs Rule Your Aunt Ineligible in Acting Categories Despite That Scene She Made at THE LION KING by Broadway Beat

by Ben Connor. @bconnor20. NEW YORK, NY – The American Theater Wing made final eligibility rulings for the 2023 TONY Awards today,...

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Nice! Callback Email from That Audition Last Week- Oh Wait, No, They Added You to Their E-Mail List by Broadway Beat

by Ricky Drummond. @RickyDDrummond. CHICAGO - 31-year old actor/bartender/substitute teacher/real estate agent/cat sitter Judith Wright...

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Saving Time? New Musical Cancels Opening, Closing; Goes Straight to Revival by Broadway Beat

by Brian Olsen. @BrianOlsenBooks. NEW YORK, NY - Citing the difficulties in bringing original material to Broadway, the producers of the...

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White Smoke Billowing from Auditorium Means This Year’s Musical Chosen, Also Auditorium is on Fire? by Broadway Beat

by Devin Wallace. @thedevinwallace. HOWELL, MI - Members of Howell High School Drama Club were ecstatic as they saw thick plumes of white...

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He's At It Again! Lloyd Webber Follows BAD CINDERELLA with New Musical FRIENDLY WILE E. COYOTE by Broadway Beat

by Solomon Duane. @solomonduane. LONDON - As Bad Cinderella prepares to close on Broadway, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber announced his...

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An Honest Review of GREY HOUSE from the View Between My Fingers by Broadway Beat

by Keeley Bell. @omgitskee. NEW YORK, NY – Is Levi Holloway’s star-studded new horror play Grey House worth the hype? I’ll tell you what...

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Leonardo DiCaprio Drops Out of Putnam County Spelling Bee Upon Realizing It's the 25th Annual by Broadway Beat

by Ben Schrager. Instagram: @ben.schrager, Twitter: @ben_schrager. HOLLYWOOD, CA. - Rehearsals halted today for a special benefit...

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Teenager Playing 30-Year Old Wearing an Offensive Amount of Age Makeup by Broadway Beat

by Luke Maynus. @ luke.maynus. WHEELING, WV - Local teenager Hattie Rogers has caught the attention of many Wheeling citizens recently...

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Five Iconic TONY Awards Performances and One That Instantly Kills You If You Watch It by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Grab your tux and start drafting your acceptance speech: it’s TONYs week! While the annual ceremony is known...

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Saturday, April 29, 2023

Actual PETER PAN GOES WRONG Stage Cannot Convince Audience the Fire is Real and Quickly Spreading by Broadway Beat

by Luke Maynus. @ luke.maynus New York, NY — The real Peter Pan Goes Wrong stage manager (NOT the character) was met with infuriating...

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Thursday, April 27, 2023

TONY NOMINEES: Surprises, Snubs, and While We’re on the Subject, Do You Think They’d Like Me? by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. The 2023 TONY nominees were announced this morning, celebrating the biggest & brightest that this Broadway...

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Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Tickets to Play Critiquing Capitalism Start at $150 by Broadway Beat

by Kendall Davis. @hahakendalldavis. NEW YORK, NY – The most recent dramatic play to open on Broadway has been met with rave reviews. The...

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Thursday, April 20, 2023

High School Senior Probably Just Really Good At Playing Non-Speaking Animal Roles, Right? by Broadway Beat

by Luke Maynus. @luke.maynus. RICHMOND, Va. - The halls of Rutherford Hayes High School have been buzzing with excitement following the...

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Wednesday, April 19, 2023

“There’s a Song Where the Mom Tries Banging Marty,” says BACK TO THE FUTURE Scribe When Asked Order by Broadway Beat

by Violet Jones. @violet_leigh. NEW YORK, NY - Jane Rodgers, a local Starbucks barista, was left confused and upset after what began as a...

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REVIEW: FIDDLER Brings the Roof Down! Seriously, Someone Must Have Cut Corners on Roof Construction by Broadway Beat

by Corey Pajka. Hartford, CT - Hartford Theatrical’s production of Fiddler on the Roof opened with a bang of the worst kind when the...

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Wednesday, April 12, 2023

BREAKING: Your AI Headshot Booked an Equity Tour! Not You, Though by Broadway Beat

by Keeley Bell. @omgitskee. NEW YORK, NY – This boutique casting agency believes they’ve cracked the code to a perfect casting, and that...

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WTF?! Famous Actor Steals Role That Would’ve Definitely Gone to You Otherwise by Broadway Beat

by Kevin Burke. @ke7inburke. NEW YORK, NY - The Broadway community has been abuzz this week as word of a new musical production in the...

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Thursday, April 6, 2023

I Don’t Care What She Says; I’m Not Selling Kimberly Akimbo Booze by Broadway Beat

by James La Bella. NEW YORK, NY - I am a man with high moral character, and I cannot in good conscience sell Seagram’s...

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Weird: Recent Lottery Winner Only Biddy Biddy Bums Half The Day by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Ballinger. @reberkk. ELKRIDGE, Maryland - This tight-knit community is baffled by last month’s lottery winner, Sean Wilson,...

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TICK, TICK... BOOM? I Have IBS and Ate Cheese an Hour Ago by Broadway Beat

by J.R. Gudeon. @j.r.__gudeon. NEW YORK, NY - Despite my better judgment and the fact that I have IBS, I ate cheese an hour ago. Is this...

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Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Adorable! FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Team Believes They Were Audience’s First TKTS Pick by Broadway Beat

by Brian Olsen. @BrianOlsenBooks. NEW YORK, NY. - The cast and creatives behind Friends! The Musical Parody were excited to learn that...

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PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Announces They Will Be Going to IHOP After Closing if Your Mom Can Drive by Broadway Beat

by Luke Maynus. @ Luke.Maynus. NEW YORK, NY — The cast of the acclaimed and long running Broadway musical The Phantom of the Opera has...

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? Experts Suggest Rat Poison by Broadway Beat

by Kendall Davis. @hahakendalldavis. NEW YORK, NY – The NYC Animal Control Center’s director of pest relations, Anna Woofens, has...

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Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Laura Wingfield’s Influence? Man Can’t Stop Using Glassware, Leaving Them a Quarter Full in His Room by Broadway Beat

by Blaise Wopperer. @blaisewopperer. ASTORIA, Queens - Unable to locate a single clean glass in the kitchen cupboard for a week now,...

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Monday, April 3, 2023

You Are a Qualified Performing Artist Even if the IRS Doesn’t Think So by Broadway Beat

by Matt Keeley @reallymattkeeley Hey buddy. I know it's a tough thing to pursue your dreams. You’ve got to spend years taking classes,...

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