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Monday, July 13, 2020

Disney+ Special, “Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You” Released by Broadway Direct

Robin Roberts chats with creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail and members of the cast for "Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You," which premiered on Disney+ on July 10. The post…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

PBS Releases Broadway At Home Schedule on Great Performances by Broadway Direct

As part of their Broadway At Home series, Great Performances will keep the theatrical spirit alive by broadcasting a theatre favorite every week on PBS, beginning on Friday, July 24 with Sh…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Watch Now: “Make You Feel My Love” from Girl From the North Country by Broadway Direct

Jeannette Bayardelle and Austin Scott featured in Bob Dylan's To Make You Feel My Love. The post Watch Now: “Make You Feel My Love” from Girl From the North Country appeared first on Bro…

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5 Questions with Lauren Patten of Jagged Little Pill by Broadway Direct

You may know Lauren Patten from her role as Medium Alison in the Tony-Award winning musical, Fun Home. More recently, she has been in the role of Jo in Jagged Little Pill, the musical inspir…

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Broadway Songs for Rainy Days by Broadway Direct

Whether you’re a lover of rain or you yearn for the sun, it’s undeniable that rainy days set a certain mood unmatched by other settings. A rainy day can be the perfect opportunity to lay…

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Watch Now: “Pressing On” from Girl From the North Country by Broadway Direct

Broadway's shut down. Quarantine. Black Lives Matter. We keep going. We press on. The post Watch Now: “Pressing On” from Girl From the North Country appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Take Me Out Opening on Broadway in April 2021 by Broadway Direct

Second Stage Theater’s production of Take Me Out, by Richard Greenberg, plans to open on Broadway in April of 2021. Postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Broadway suspension, the …

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Our Town Starring Dustin Hoffman Coming to Broadway by Broadway Direct

Producer Scott Rudin has reported he will bring actor Dustin Hoffman to star in an upcoming production of Our Town on Broadway. Hoffman will take on the role of Stage Manager in Thornton Wi…

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

New Music Video: Alanis Morissette Performs “Smiling” with Elizabeth Stanley by Broadway Direct

video for "smiling" by Alanis Morissette performed w/ Elizabeth Stanley (from Jagged Little Pill: The Musical) directed and choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui The post New Music Video: Al…

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Watch Now: Daveed Diggs Talks About Hamilton on Disney+ by Broadway Direct

The actor, rapper and producer Daveed Diggs starred in the original Broadway production as both Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette, and now stars in the TNT series, "Snowpiercer." The…

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Watch Now: Renee Elise Goldsberry & the cast of Hamilton Sing “Satisfied” by Broadway Direct

I remember that night...#Hamilfilm comes to Disney+ July 3! The post Watch Now: Renee Elise Goldsberry & the cast of Hamilton Sing “Satisfied” appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Broadway Songs that are Terrific Opening Numbers by Broadway Direct

There’s nothing like the feeling of sitting down at a Broadway show, the curtain rising, and hearing those first few notes of that grand opening number. A musical’s opening number create…

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Watch Now: Original Hamilton Cast Sings “Helpless” on Jimmy Fallon by Broadway Direct

The original cast of Hamilton joins Jimmy and The Roots to perform a social distancing version of Hamilton's "Helpless" with instruments found at home while in quarantine. The Hamilton movie…

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company Postpones Season to Spring 2021 by Broadway Direct

Today, Roundabout Theatre Company has announced their current theatrical season will resume in Spring 2021 and has added the Broadway debut of Alice Childress’s Trouble in Mind, directed…

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Watch Now: Ben Platt Talks About Dear Evan Hansen Movie on Jimmy Fallon by Broadway Direct

Ben Platt reminisces about spending his childhood producing backyard plays, addresses rumors about starring in a potential Dear Evan Hansen film and talks about Season 2 of The Politician. T…

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The Minutes Returns to Broadway in March 2021 by Broadway Direct

Steppenwolf’s production of The Minutes by Tracy Letts, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, will return to Broadway, opening exactly one year after its original opening date of Sunday, March 15, …

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American Buffalo to Open on Broadway in April 2021 by Broadway Direct

The coronavirus pandemic has shaken up the Broadway industry this year. The producers of American Buffalo have announced that this production, written by David Mamet and directed by Neil Pep…

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Watch Now: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps in Random Object Freestyle with Jimmy Fallon by Broadway Direct

Lin-Manuel Miranda is challenged to create catchy freestyles based on random, everyday objects like cereal, Nintendo Switches and Hamilton posters. The post Watch Now: Lin-Manuel Miranda Rap…

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Watch Now: Hamilton Official Clip Featuring Original Broadway Cast by Broadway Direct

Watch this exclusive official clip from the original Broadway production of Hamilton, streaming exclusively on Disney+ on July 3. The post Watch Now: Hamilton Official Clip Featuring Origina…

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Lincoln Center Theater Plans to Reopen Productions in Spring 2021 by Broadway Direct

Based on current information regarding COVID-19 and concern for the well-being and safety of its artists, audiences, and staff, Lincoln Center Theater, which had hoped to reopen its producti…

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The Music Man Postpones Premiere to April 2021 by Broadway Direct

Producers Scott Rudin, Barry Diller, and David Geffen announced today that the start of preview performances and the opening night of the highly-anticipated revival of Meredith Willson’s…

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Watch Now: Leslie Odom Jr. Talks Hamilton on Good Morning America by Broadway Direct

The Tony Award-winning actor, Leslie Odom Jr. talks about Hamilton, and will also soon star in the film "One Night in Miami," where he plays the legendary soul singer Sam Cooke. The post Wat…

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We Are Freestyle Love Supreme Documentary Premiere Date Set by Broadway Direct

The We Are Freestyle Love Supreme documentary, originally set to premiere on Hulu on June 5, officially has a new premiere date set. After a statement to postpone the premiere made from th…

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Watch Now: Cats In Quarantine by Broadway Direct

'Cats in Quarantine' is a tribute to Dame Gillian Lynne. 'Cats in Quarantine' features 333 cast members from productions of Cats around the world dancing to Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconi…

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BroadwayHD Releases Thrilling July Programming by Broadway Direct

It’s heating up outside, and with a new month, comes a new roster of BroadwayHD programming. Whether you want to enjoy the cool air conditioning or bask in the hot sun, check out these new…

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Watch Now: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Hamilton on Good Morning America by Broadway Direct

The Tony, Emmy and Grammy-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda talks Hamilton coming soon on Disney+ and also shares an update on film production for In The Heights. The post Watch Now: Lin-Manuel Mira…

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Broadway Songs for Summer by Broadway Direct

The year is flying by, and it’s somehow already summer! The season of hot weather and spending time outdoors is upon us, and Broadway musicals have plenty of hits to reflect what we’re a…

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5 Questions with Gabrielle Carrubba of Dear Evan Hansen by Broadway Direct

As a recent graduate, Gabrielle Carrubba is a rising star to keep your eye on. She made her Broadway debut right out of college as an understudy in the original cast of Dear Evan Hansen, and…

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Broadway Black’s Inaugural Antonyo Award Winners by Broadway Direct

On Juneteenth, Broadway Black premiered the first-ever Antonyo Awards, to celebrate the black theatre community. Nominations were announced on June 9, and winners were chosen by a public vot…

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Watch Now: Hamilton Official Trailer, On Disney+ July 3 by Broadway Direct

Experience the original Broadway Production of Hamilton, streaming exclusively on Disney+ on July 3. The post Watch Now: Hamilton Official Trailer, On Disney+ July 3 appeared first on Broad…

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Inaugural Antonyo Awards Celebrating Black Theatre Community to Stream June 19 by Broadway Direct

Broadway Black is presenting the inaugural Antonyo Awards tonight, June 19th, 2020, at 7:00 PM ET. The awards will be streamed live on Broadway Black’s YouTube and Facebook pages. Drew Sha…

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