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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Broadway Mixologist Shares Artisanal Craft Musical Combining "Hair", "Hairspray", and "Grease" by Broadway Beat

by Lydia Scott. @no.lyd. NEW YORK, NY - Over the past four months, local beauty school dropout Adam Mess has shifted his focus from scalp...

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BREAKING: Knowing All "Beetlejuice" Lyrics Now Considered Violation of TikTok User Agreement by Broadway Beat

by Isabella Basile. @isbasile. LAWRENCE, MA - Video platform TikTok announced this week that they are updating their user agreement to li...

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

WEATHER FORECAST: Black Actors Prepare for Tsunami of “A Raisin in the Sun” Casting Announcements by Broadway Beat

by Denzel Belin. @from_washington. ATLANTA – Representatives from the Black Leagues of All Creatives Together Overcoming Racist Stereotyp...

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Playwright Awarded Virtual Writing Residency, Still Just Eating Cookie Dough & Crying All Day by Broadway Beat

by Catherine Weingarten. @sarahkaneissexy. NEW YORK, NY - Now how did this happen?! Emerging playwright Emma Page Tippleton received a se...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Renée Fleming Cast in "Othello", Wondering Why It Has an "H", Where Music Is, Why It's in English by Broadway Beat

by Ivvone Zhou. @w451st. WASHINGTON D.C. — In an exclusive interview with American opera star Renee Fleming, the diva expressed concerns ...

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

"Excuse Me, But Townperson #4 Was Black," says Local Community Theater Claiming Not to Be Racist by Broadway Beat

by Marcus Canada. @marcus_canada_. CLEARWATER, Fl. - Local community theater company, Stellar Theater, has issued a statement in response...

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Monday, June 29, 2020

BREAKING: Broadway to Remain Closed Through 2020 Unless YOU Convince Them with One Last Showstopper by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The Broadway League announced today that all Broadway houses will officially remain shut until at least January 3...

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Weird! This Middle School Production of “Rent” is Suddenly About the Price of Doritos by Broadway Beat

by Lindsay Burton. @LindsayKBurton. DAYTON, Oh. – Sources from Walden Middle School confirmed today that their Fall musical production of Rent has abruptly a...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: We Went Undercover & Infiltrated the Dating App for Actors Who've Played Evan Hansen by Broadway Beat

by Ivy Moore. NEW YORK, NY - Following the announcement that Ben Platt and Noah Galvin have become the second couple to date after both portraying the title ...

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Monday, June 22, 2020

“Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” Team Reveals Musical Was Inspired by Popular Superhero “Spider-Man" by Broadway Beat

by Gus Sanchez. @gusdavsanchez. NEW YORK, NY - Producers behind the controversial 2011 musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark revealed today that the product...

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Disney Princesses Unionize, Demand Redistribution of Mothers by Broadway Beat

by Julian Hermano. @jwlian. NEW ORLEANS - Reports are currently surfacing that Princesses Elsa and Anna of Arendelle arrived today in New Orleans for a meet...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Martin Scorsese Eager to Direct New "Joseph" Adaptation After Learning There's a Narrator by Broadway Beat

by Jonah Mensch. @jpmensch. NEW YORK, NY - Director Martin Scorsese, fresh off of his 2019, Oscar-nominated film The Irishman, is reportedly “very interested...

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Seth Rudetsky Announces "Stars in the Cellar w/ 60 Minutes to Solve My Riddles & Find the Antidote" by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Musician and radio host Seth Rudetsky and producer James Wesley, who host the daily, live streamed performance/ta...

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Monday, June 1, 2020

Carolee Carmello Unveils "Ocean’s Eleven" Style Heist to Steal Unclaimed Tony Awards by Broadway Beat

by Russell Aguirre. @RussellSondheim (Twitter), @RussellAaron (Instagram). NEW YORK, NY - The American Theatre Wing expressed their shock this morning after...

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Friday, May 29, 2020

HS Theatre Teacher Choosing Next Musical Based On Adult Role He Wants to Shoehorn Himself Into by Broadway Beat

by Kath Dunham. @kathdunham. CRANSTON, RI - According to students at Cranston High School in Rhode Island, theater teacher Colin Hayes is...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Opinion: If Our Cast Is Like a “Second Family”, Then Why Can’t I Borrow Your Car, Stephen? by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Dear Stephen Bellick and the Cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Stephen, you recently noted backstage how our cast is like a “sec...

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Opinion: If Our Cast Is Like a “Second Family”, Then Why Can’t I Borrow Your Car, Stephen? by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Dear Stephen Bellick and the Cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Stephen, you recently noted backstage how our...

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Broadway Roulette Mixer Attendee in Hiding After Accidentally Sending Eggplant Emoji in the Chat by Broadway Beat

by Roxy Arecco. @roxyarecco. Brought to you by Broadway Roulette. NEW YORK, NY - College freshman and life-long theatre fan Carl Hicks has reportedly been mi...

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Non-COVID Related Death Rate Also Spikes After Sweeney Todd Reopens Barbershop by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @justinayer (Twitter). @justayer (Instagram). LONDON - As lockdowns are lifted and small business owners are allowed to open their doors, all...

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Editor of Elphaba Riff Compilations Receives Lifetime Achievement Tony Award by Broadway Beat

by Ziye Hu. FRESNO, Ca. - The American Theatre Wing has awarded 27 year-old property manager Jason Martinez a special Lifetime Achievemen...

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We Tried to Choose a "Hamilton" Disney Plus Headline But We Couldn't Land On One So Here's 87 by Broadway Beat

by The Broadway Beat writers (socials below). "Tiny Hamilton Cast That Lives in the TV Must Be Exhausted From Thousands of Daily Streams,...

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CDC Warns Federal Reserve of Adaptable ‘80s Movies Running "Dangerously Low" by Broadway Beat

by Michael Bingham. @bingbongbingham. ATLANTA - Terror struck the Broadway community today when CDC spokesman Dr. John Weatherford annou...

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Local Actor Wondering How to List "Zoom Community Theater Happy Hour" on Resume by Broadway Beat

by Natalie Shadrick. @ncshadrick. CINCINNATI, Oh - Local actor Penny Newton confided today that she just isn’t quite sure how to list the...

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Monday, May 25, 2020

Unemployed Actor With No Insurance Living Through Pandemic Excited to Have Extra Day Off I Guess by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. CINCINNATI, Oh. - Local unemployed actor Caroline Finn, who hasn’t had a paying role since the coronavirus pandemic halted all l...

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Unemployed Actor With No Insurance Living Through Pandemic Excited to Have Extra Day Off I Guess by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. CINCINNATI, Oh. - Local unemployed actor Caroline Finn, who hasn’t had a paying role since the coronavirus p...

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Lori Loughlin Pleads Guilty in Admissions Scandal, Sentenced to Limited Engagement in "Chicago" by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. BOSTON, MA - Lori Loughlin fled a federal court in Boston today in hysterics after pleading guilty of bribery over the highly...

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REPORT: Monkey Paw Wish for “Big Smash Musical To Help Broadway Get Back On Its Feet” Granted by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Local theatre fan Chris Lill relayed his regret today after wishing on a monkey’s paw for a “real smash” musical ...

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REPORT: Monkey Paw Wish for “Big Smash Musical To Help Broadway Get Back On Its Feet” Granted by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Local theatre fan Chris Lill relayed his regret today after wishing on a monkey’s paw for a “...

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Lori Loughlin Pleads Guilty in Admissions Scandal, Sentenced to Limited Engagement in "Chicago" by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. BOSTON, MA - Lori Loughlin fled a federal court in Boston today in hysterics after pleading guilty of bri...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

What If We Do "Romeo And Juliet"... But In Quarantine? (Guest Column by Every Director) by Broadway Beat

by Ryan Danley. @isridiculous. Hello theatre fans! We have all missed you so much. While this time has had its challenges, it also has be...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Fans Boycott National Theatre, Demand "Frankenstein" with More Benedict Cumberbatch Trying to Stand by Broadway Beat

by Cameron Smith. @CamRayNYC. LONDON - The National Theatre’s recent re-release of their 2011 recording of Frankenstein has received acclaim from theatre fa...

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