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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

In Conversation With Jeremy O. Harris and Robert O’Hara on Slave Play by Broadway Direct

Slave Play, an audacious meditation on sex, race, and class, became the talk of the town when it debuted at New York Theatre Workshop last fall. It turned its young playwright, Jeremy O. Har…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Broadway Performers Head to the Streets During NYC Blackout by Broadway Direct

Early Saturday evening, a blackout struck much of midtown Manhattan, including most Broadway theaters. As a result, performances were canceled that evening. But that did not stop Broadway pe…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Pretty Woman: The Musical to Play Final Performance August 18 by Broadway Direct

Pretty Woman: The Musical will play its final performance at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre on August 18, 2019. Now in its twelfth month on Broadway, Pretty Woman: The Musical is the highe…

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Friday, June 28, 2019

The Cast of Mean Girls Sings with Youth Pride Chorus by Broadway Direct

Mean Girls celebrates Pride with Youth Pride Chorus! Watch the cast and chorus make diamonds dull with their surprise crowd-stopping pop-up performance of “I See Stars” in Madison Square…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Wicked‘s Hannah Corneau on What Elphaba Means to Her by Broadway Direct

“Elphaba’s journey inspires me to be myself, to be strong, to be passionate about what I believe in.” Hannah Corneau’s flight to Broadway culminates on stage in Wicked’s final epis…

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Frozen Releases Videos of New Stars for Summer by Broadway Direct

Love Is an Open Door – Performed by Patti Murin (Anna) and Joe Carroll (Hans), with a fun twist courtesy of Frozen music director Brian Usifer on toy piano/melodica. Produced and arranged …

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Give a Sneak Peek at Waitress by Broadway Direct

Colleen Balinger and Todrick Hall star in Waitress from August 20 - Sept 15. Grab your tickets before they're all gone. The post Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Give a Sneak Peek at <i…

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Roy Orbinson’s “Oh, Pretty Woman” in Pretty Woman: The Musical by Broadway Direct

Roy Orbinson’s iconic “Oh, Pretty Woman” makes its long-awaited Broadway debut in Pretty Woman: The Musical. The post Roy Orbinson’s “Oh, Pretty Woman” in <i>Pretty Woman:…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Freestyle Love Supreme on The Tonight Show by Broadway Direct

Lin-Manuel Miranda returns to face off against The Roots' Tarik Trotter as each is given three random words they've never seen before, like "Daenerys Targaryen" and "Pikachu," and work them …

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

A Guide to New York City for Musical Film Buffs by Broadway Direct

You already know that there is no shortage of musicals set in the Big Apple, but did you know that a lot of them actually have been filmed on the streets of New York City as well? In the fir…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

First Look at the New West Side Story Movie by Broadway Direct

A first look at the new “West Side Story” movie has arrived. This movie, set to premiere in December 2020 to be released by Walt Disney Studios, just released a new photo starring Ansel …

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Behind the Scenes at The Lion King With Pride Lands Prince Bradley Gibson by Broadway Direct

Bradley Gibson joined the Broadway company of Disney’s The Lion King last summer after stints in the original casts of Rocky and A Bronx Tale. Playing the coveted role of Simba has been a …

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Tony Awards 2019: Best Quotes from the Red Carpet by Broadway Direct

Here are some of our favorite quotes from the stars on the exciting Tony Awards red carpet. See more photos from the night here. How are you feeling on the red carpet right now? BETH LEAVEL:…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Get a First Look at Sea Wall/A Life by Broadway Direct

The sold-out run at The Public Theater with Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge comes to Broadway this summer for 9 weeks only, July 26 thru September 29. The post Get a First Look at <i>…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A Day In the Life of Micaela Diamond from The Cher show by Broadway Direct

Micaela Diamond, 19, was two days away from heading to college at Carnegie Mellon University when she got the call that she was cast as Cher in the musical The Cher Show. The teen is the you…

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Wicked‘s Newest Elphaba Gets Into the Green Makeup by Broadway Direct

The wigs. The costumes. The greenification. See Hannah Corneau become Elphie from hat to toe in the newest episode of Wicked’s FLYING LESSONS. Winner of over 50 major awards including the …

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The 2019 Tony Award Speeches by Broadway Direct

Take a look at all of the acceptance speeches from the 2019 Tony Awards. View a complete list of winners. The post The 2019 Tony Award Speeches appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

The 2019 Tony Award Performances by Broadway Direct

Take a look at all of the performances from the 2019 Tony Awards telecast, featuring Ain’t Too Proud, Tootsie, Oklahoma!, Beetlejuice, The Prom, Choir Boy, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, and Th…

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Tony Awards 2019: On The Red Carpet by Broadway Direct

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards aired live on CBS on Sunday, June 9. The ceremony celebrated the best of Broadway this season. Check out some of our favorite moments from the red carpet. View a …

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2019 Tony Awards Opening Number by Broadway Direct

James Corden celebrated the magic of live shows, with a brief interruption from Bryan Cranston, to open the 2019 Tony Awards. James was joined on stage by the casts of Ain't Too Proud, Toots…

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2019 Tony Award Winners by Broadway Direct

Hadestown won 8 Tony Awards at the 73rd annual Tony ceremony, including Best Musical. Anaïs Mitchell was honored for her score, along with Rachel Chavkin who won for her direction. Oklahoma…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Toronto’s Evan Performs “Waving Through a Window” by Broadway Direct

Step out into the streets of Toronto with our first international Evan, Robert Markus, as he performs an all new acoustic version of “Waving Through a Window” from Dear Evan Hansen. The …

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How a Dress Inspired by Meghan Markle Made It to Broadway by Broadway Direct

Meghan Markle has been inspiring people across the world with her keen sense of fashion. Now, her exceptional style is hitting the Broadway stage. A dress inspired by the Duchess of Sussex i…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Listen to the First Release of Hadestown by Broadway Direct

Listen to the first release of the Hadestown cast album here!  The Broadway cast of Hadestown is led by Reeve Carney, André De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada, and Patrick Page…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

People Will Say We’re In Love from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! by Broadway Direct

Damon Daunno and Rebecca Naomi Jones perform "People Will Say We're In Love" from Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! “How is it that the coolest new show on Broadway is a 1943 musical?…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Behind-The-Scenes of the Elephant from “Circle of Life by Broadway Direct

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the elephant puppet from "Circle of Life." The Lion King continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world, with a worldwide gross e…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The Voodoo Puppeteers of King Kong on Broadway by Broadway Direct

From a booth in the mezzanine at King Kong on Broadway, three "Voodoo puppeteers" control Kong's voice, facial expressions and more! Here's an exclusive look at one of Broadway's most EPIC a…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

How to Stream the 2019 Tony Awards by Broadway Direct

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on June 9th at 8/7c on CBS, hosted by James Corden, and presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. Stream on CBS All A…

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Throw the Ultimate Tony Viewing Party by Broadway Direct

It’s Tony time! Now that Tony nominations have officially been announced, the countdown to the ceremony on June 9 is on. No Tony viewing is complete unless it is done at a fabulous, over-t…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Step Into the Rehearsal Studio With Wicked‘s Newest Elphaba by Broadway Direct

Wicked’s newest Elphaba — Hannah Corneau — made her thrillifying Broadway debut on Tuesday, May 14. Join Hannah in the rehearsal studio as she prepared for her Broadway debut. Winner o…

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First Look: Frankie and Johnny by Broadway Direct

In this new Broadway production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon, two of the most acclaimed actors of their generation, bring the bruised dream…

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