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Friday, January 20, 2017

Photo Flash: You Never Had a Friend Like Her! Whoopi Goldberg Makes Cameo as 'Genie' in ALADDIN by BroadwayWorld

The house at Disney's Aladdin on Broadway had their wish granted when Whoopi Goldberg made a surprise one-night-only appearance last night, January 19th. Goldberg's appearance was taped for …

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for David Mamet's THE PENITENT at Atlantic Theater Company by BroadwayWorld

Atlantic Theater Companypresents theworld premiere play The Penitent, by Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize-winning co-founder David Mamet, directed by artistic director Neil Pepe.BroadwayWorld has a…

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THIS IS US Star Chrissy Metz to Lead FAT PIG Benefit Reading - With New Ending - for MCC Theater by BroadwayWorld

MCC Theater has announced a one-night-only benefit reading of Neil LaBute's play, Fat Pig, directed by LaBute, to be held on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 7PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre 121 Ch…

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LIVE NOW: Watch 'Concert for America' Featuring the Best of Broadway by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld is pleased to stream LIVE the star-studded 'Concert for America.'The sold-out show - created and produced bySeth RudetskyandJames Wesley- will feature performances and appearan…

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Austin Pendleton and Christopher Abbott to Lead A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Benefit for HB Studio by BroadwayWorld

HB Studio, one of New York's most esteemed institutions for theater training and practice, will present an exclusive HB alumni benefit reading of A Life In The Theatre by DAVID MAMET, featur…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Carmen Cusack in Gulfshore Playhouse's DO THIS! by BroadwayWorld

Gulfshore Playhouse, Southwest Florida's Premiere Professional theatre, is very excited to announce that 2016 Tony Award-nomineeCarmen Cusackstars in the one-woman, world premiere of Do This…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Devin Archer?and?Natalie Storrs in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at La Mirada by BroadwayWorld

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts ampMcCoy Rigby Entertainmentpresent the third show of its 2016-2017 season,Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, starringDevin ArcherandNatalie …

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Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Terrence McNally, Theresa Rebeck and More Respond to the 2016 Election with 'MORNING IN AMERICA' at Primary Stages by BroadwayWorld

Primary Stages has announced MORNING IN AMERICA, November 9, 900 AM - a series of one-minute monologues created by the Primary Stages community of playwrights in response to the 2016 electio…

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First Listen: Billy Porter Releases Soulful 'Edelweiss' Single by BroadwayWorld

Tony winner Billy Porter just released a soulful newversion of 'Edelweiss,' to reflect what's happening in the world now. It's the first single off of his new album, 'Soul of Richard Rodgers…

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We Just Can't Wait! THE LION KING Will Celebrate 8000th Performance on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

THE LION KING, the award-winning best musical, celebrates a milestone achieved by only two other shows in Broadway history with its 8,000th performance on Broadway at this Saturday's matinee…

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Movie Trilogy In the Works Based on HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Play? by BroadwayWorld

Will the hit West End play and soon to be Broadway smash HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD be the basis of an upcoming movie trilogy

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for the UK Tour of ANITA AND ME by BroadwayWorld

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Birmingham Repertory Theatre have announcedthat Shobna Gulati Coronation Street, Dinner Ladies will star as 'Daljit' in the new tour of ANITA AND M…

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Cher 'Believes' in Her New Bio-Musical: 'I Sobbed & Laughed' by BroadwayWorld

The New York Post has reported that music legend Cher was in town this week to take in a top-secret reading of a new bio-musical based on the singer's life and career.

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Disney, Valentines, Villains and More Set for February at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

This February, Feinstein's54 Below celebrates the winter season's most anticipated evenings with special celebrations that will delight lovers and their foes, thrill film aficionados, and pr…

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Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 1/20/2017 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 1202017.

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Stars Of HAMILTON, MISS SAIGON, And A BRONX TALE Will Honor RENT In Valentine's Day Concert by BroadwayWorld

On February 12th, Broadway, National Tour, and Off-Broadway alumni of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical RENT will present Seasons of Love, a special Valentine's Day tribute to the hit music…

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Anti-Scalping Measures in London Might Be Falling Short for HAMILTON by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, in an effort to curb cyber-scalping, the UK hosts to Broadway's mega-hit, Hamilton, launcheda brand-new paperless alternative to traditional onl…

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VIDEO: 10 Broadway Stars Join Forces To Record 'America The Beautiful' by BroadwayWorld

To coincide with President Elect Trump's Inauguration, YouTuber Michael Korte creator of the viral hit HAM4BEY gathered 10 Broadway stars to record a soulful, stirring amp emotional new vers…

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 1/20; New 'Women in Theater' Column, Robyn Spangler in Los Angeles and More! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA? by BroadwayWorld

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's productio…

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NHS Nurses Offered Free Tickets to Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's THE GIRLS by BroadwayWorld

Gary Barlow and Tim Firth are offering nurses free seats to see the Dress Rehearsal of their new musical comedy THE GIRLS at the Phoenix Theatre in London on Saturday 28 January at 2.30pm

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Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for ONE LOVE: THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Full casting has been announced forOne Love The Bob Marley Musicalwhich premieres at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in March.

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WICKED Flies Back to Birmingham in 2018 by BroadwayWorld

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that its spectacular, multi record-breaking and crit…

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Nicholas Lyndhurst Joins Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe in CAROUSEL at the London Coliseum by BroadwayWorld

Nicholas Lyndhurst Star Keeper joins the previously announced Alfie Boe Billy Bigelow and Katherine Jenkins Julie Jordan in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, the third production in the pa…

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Social: National Arts Community Unites for THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT by BroadwayWorld

As previously announced, at 530pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs wil…

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Betty Buckley, Jessie Mueller, Rosie O'Donnell, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Set for CONCERT FOR AMERICA: STAND UP, SING OUT! Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Concert for America Stand Up, Sing Out presents thefirst concert in amonthly series, taking place today, January 20th, at The Town Hall inNew York Cityat 300pm EST.

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NYC Critics Preview Spring 2017 Season on This Weekend's THEATER TALK by BroadwayWorld

In a fast-moving half-hour, journalists Jesse Green theater critic at New York Magazine, Michael Musto Out, LogoTV, The Village Voice and Patrick Pacheco, NY1 On Stage look ahead…

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A DOG STORY Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording Unleashed Today by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Records has announced that A Dog Story Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording will be released digitally and in stores today, January 20, 2017.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

WICKED to Fly Back to Bristol This Spring by BroadwayWorld

WICKEDreturns for four weeks only fromTuesday 6 February to Saturday 3 March 2018. Tickets go on general sale on Wednesday 1 February.

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John Tiffany to Adapt PINOCCHIO for Run at National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Just in time for Christmas, the children's classic, Pinocchio, with make its debut at the National Theatre.

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Does Cher 'Believe' in Her New Bio-Musical? by BroadwayWorld

The New York Post has reported that music legend Cher was in town this week to take in a top-secret reading of a new bio-musical based on the singer's life and career.

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