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Friday, September 18, 2020

Senator Chuck Schumer Reaffirms Support for Save Our Stages Act to Provide $10B to Broadway Industry by Caitlin Moynihan

New York Senator Chuck Schumer partnered with the Broadway League on September 18 to renew the call for the Save Our Stages Act, a $10B bipartisan bill that would provide federal aid to the …

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Orfeh and Andy Karl to Bring Eric Bernat's Mystery Novel The Dancer to the Screen by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway couple Orfeh and Andy Karl have a new gig. The Tony nominees have acquired the rights to Eric Bernat’s 2016 self-published mystery novel The Dancer, according to Deadline. The dea…

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Watch Will Blum Offer a Creative Solo Take on Floyd Collins Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Will Blum, who was most recently seen on Broadway in Beetlejuice, has created a one-man version of the Adam Guettel-Tina Landau musical Floyd Collins. Using his iPhone to record, Blum create…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Songwriting Duo Mizer and Moore Dream of Ariana Grande and Barry Manilow in Musical Version of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel by Caitlin Moynihan

Ariana Grande and Barry Manilow were names that came up when songwriting duo Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore, who are Emmy-nominated for the The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel tune "One Less Angel," …

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Monday, September 7, 2020

Ain't Too Proud Star James Harkness Is Finding Creative Outlets in Quarantine by Caitlin Moynihan

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty theater palaces sitting in repose, waiting fo…

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Amy Adams Joins Dear Evan Hansen Movie Adaptation by Caitlin Moynihan

Six-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams is set to join the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen movie adaptation. According to Variety, Adams will appear in the starry cast as Cynthia Murphy, a role originate…

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Shaina Taub & More Announced for This Week's Stars in the House by Caitlin Moynihan

Another lineup of theater peeps is set for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer Jam…

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Christy Altomare to Star in Joni: The Musical Developmental Reading by Caitlin Moynihan

Christy Altomare will be taking on the role of Grammy-winning folk artist Joni Mitchell in an upcoming developmental reading of Joni: The Musical. The new musical, written by Georgeta Rae, w…

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

James Corden Shares Set Secrets From Working on The Prom Movie for Netflix by Caitlin Moynihan

Have you ever wondered what it's like to work with Meryl Streep? Tony winner James Corden is now sharing need-to-know information about collaborating with the Oscar winner on Ryan Murphy's u…

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Next to Normal Original Broadway Cast Reunion & More Announced for This Week's Stars in the House by Caitlin Moynihan

Another lineup of theater peeps is set for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer Jam…

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Spike Lee-Directed HBO Film of American Utopia Releases Airdate and Trailer by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway may still be shutdown, but fans will be able to feel like they're back at the at theater when the filmed version of David Byrne's American Utopia is released on October 17. As previ…

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Friday, August 21, 2020

Lea Salonga Releases New Song & Music Video "Dream Again" to Benefit The Actors Fund by Caitlin Moynihan

It's never a bad day when stage favorites release new music, especially when it's Tony winner Lea Salonga! She has debuted a new tune "Dream Again," along with a music video, which features…

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Reeve Carney, Adam Driver & More Tapped for Upcoming Lady Gaga-Led Gucci Film by Caitlin Moynihan

A slew of stage and screen stars have been announced to star in MGM's Gucci, the upcoming Ridley Scott-directed film that highlights Patrizia Reggiani, the ex-wife of fashion mogul Maurizio…

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Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in A Suspense Novelist's Trail of Deceptions Series Based on Viral The New Yorker Interview by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal has been tapped to star in A Suspense Novelist's Trail of Deceptions, a new series based on the viral 2019 New Yorker article on Dan Mallory, author of suspense…

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Colton Ryan and Nik Dodani Set for Dear Evan Hansen Movie by Caitlin Moynihan

Today's going to be a good day because there's new casting for the previously announced Dear Evan Hansen movie. Colton Ryan and Nik Dodani will join the cast and play Connor Murphy and Jared…

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Hugh Jackman May Be in Your Virtual Dance Class by Caitlin Moynihan

Before the coronavirus crisis shut down Broadway theaters, Tony winner Hugh Jackman was scheduled to return to Broadway as Harold Hill in The Music Man this fall. The revival, which will als…

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Monday, August 17, 2020

Tony Winners Chuck Cooper, Judy Kaye & More Set for The Theatre Will Survive Benefit by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway may still be on pause, but theater fans can listen to a brand new tune featuring a variety of stage favorites. Tony winners Chuck Cooper, Judy Kaye, Faith Prince, Paulo Szot and mor…

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Orfeh Reveals the Andy Karl Role She Wants to Play and How the Broadway Couple Collaborates by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been over five months into the Broadway shutdown , and Tony nominee Orfeh is spending her time leaning into her creativity and hanging out with husband Andy Karl. "[Andy and I] have s…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Leslie Odom Jr., Joshua Henry and Derrick Baskin Discuss Self-Worth & More by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversation growing, Broadway.com inv…

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Leading Men Leslie Odom Jr., Joshua Henry and Derrick Baskin to Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of Broadway.com's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Want Your Favorite Broadway Stars to Sing You to Sleep? Aaron Lazar Has Got It Covered by Caitlin Moynihan

Aaron Lazar wants to help you to fall asleep. Lazar, who was most recently seen as Larry Murphy on the Dear Evan Hansen national tour, has announced his new project, Broadway Lullabies, an a…

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Brent Carver, Tony Winner for Kiss of the Spider Woman, Dies at 68 by Caitlin Moynihan

Brent Carver, who took home the Tony for his leading turn in 1993's Kiss of the Spider Woman, died on August 4 at the age of 68. The actor passed away in his hometown of Cranbrook, BC in Can…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

How Jackie Burns Filmed the New Virtual Musical A Killer Party From Her Childhood Bedroom by Caitlin Moynihan

For the past six months, Broadway workers have been creating new ways to experience theater due to the novel COVID-19 virus shutting down theaters for the rest of the year. A Killer Party: …

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Don Hahn on Why Howard Ashman's Failure Was the World's Fortune & Telling His Story in the Documentary Howard by Caitlin Moynihan

Howard Ashman is responsible for bringing some of the most beloved Disney movie musicals to life like Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid and more. Known for his frequent coll…

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

It's a Summer Special on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway might still be shut down, but Elaine Paige on Sunday isn't! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. This week,…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Why Disney's Bradley Gibson, Syndee Winters, Noah J. Ricketts & Bonita Hamilton Say It's Important to 'Sit at the Throne' by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversation growing, Broadway.com inv…

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How Pepe Monar, Darci Wong and Megan Meyer Created a Full Production of Rent on a Singing App by Caitlin Moynihan

While Broadway theaters will continue to remain empty until 2021, Pepe Monar, Darci Wong and Megan Meyer (who was a top 10 finalist in The Search for Roxie) are finding a new way to make the…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

How Josh Lamon Inspired Sydney Lucas and Eli Tokash to Start a Broadway Podcast by Caitlin Moynihan

While most kids spend their middle school years playing after-school sports and navigating their hobbies and interests, Sydney Lucas and Eli Tokash were already living out their dreams by ap…

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Four Disney on Broadway Stars to Join Aladdin's Michael James Scott for This Week's Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of Broadway.com's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Audra McDonald on Co-Founding Black Theatre United as an 'Army of Amplifiers' by Caitlin Moynihan

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald—along with 21 other Black theatermakers—recently announced Black Theatre United (BTU), a new advocacy coalition. BTU is less than two months into its…

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Celebrate Girl Power on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway might be on hold, but Elaine Paige on Sunday is not! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. This week, Paige …

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