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Friday, June 14, 2019

Ain't Too Proud's James Harkness on Becoming a Lord, His 'Stupid Talented' Cast & More by Caitlin Moynihan

The cast of Ain't Too Proud (Photo: Matthew Murphy)James Harkness is fresh off of performing at The 73rd Annual Tony Awards with his Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations c…

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Aladdin's Josh Drake on 'Proving People Wrong' and His Journey to Agrabah by Caitlin Moynihan

Josh DrakeFor the past two years, Josh Drake has been a singing and dancing resident of Agrabah in Aladdin on Broadway. The hit Disney musical marks the standout dancer's Broadway debut, so…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Reneé Rapp on Joining Mean Girls, Being 'Publicly Obsessed' with Jenn Colella & More by Caitlin Moynihan

At this time last year, Reneé Rapp was preparing to head to New York City for the 10th Annual Jimmy Awards, where she would be named a winner alongside future Dear Evan Hansen star Andre…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Welcome to Nowhere! Chilina Kennedy, Sasson Gabay & More Prep for The Band's Visit National Tour by Caitlin Moynihan

Welcome to nowhere everywhere! The 10-time Tony-winning musical The Band's Visit is getting ready to hit the road for its first national tour starring Chilina Kennedy as Dina and Sasson Gaba…

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Kiss Me, Kate's Stephanie Styles on Writing Starlight Express Fanfiction and Being in a 'Hot Broadway Oreo' at the Tonys by Caitlin Moynihan

We're always true to Kiss Me, Kate standout Stephanie Styles, and she's true to us! The Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner had a busy weekend performing in the opening number at the 7…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Poll Results: See Your Top Three Favorite Performances of the 2019 Tony Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

While the 73rd Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden, was full of exciting and thrilling performances by the Best Musical nominees and more (shoutout to Best Play nominee Choir Boy). After th…

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The Best-Dressed Broadway Stars on the 2019 Tony Awards Red Carpet by Caitlin Moynihan

The 2019 Tony Awards has officially begun, which means dozens of Tony hopefuls are showing off their fiercest smize and poses on the red carpet before heading in to the ceremony at Radio Cit…

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Broadway Legend André De Shields Wins First Tony Award for Hadestown by Caitlin Moynihan

André De Shields was just named a Tony Award winner for his show-stopping turn as Hermes in the new musical Hadestown. The win was announced at the 2019 Tony Awards ceremony on June 9 at R…

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Elaine May, Iconic Star of The Waverly Gallery, Wins First Tony Award by Caitlin Moynihan

Elaine May, the 87-year-old stage-and-screen legend, just received her first Tony Award for her moving performance as Gladys in the Broadway premiere of Kenneth Lonergan's The Waverly Galler…

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Go Inside the Winner's Circle at the 2019 Tony Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards is under-way and the we're slowly finding out who is taking home a trophy for their hard work. After first-time winners and repeaters alike take to the stage to m…

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Daniel Fish's Innovative Oklahoma! Wins 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Director Daniel Fish's reimagined take on Oklahoma! was named winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical at the 73rd annual Tonys ceremony on June 9 at Radio City Musical …

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Which 2019 Tony Awards Performance Was Your Favorite? by Caitlin Moynihan

Every year, Broadway fans across the globe are given a glimpse into what happens on the Great White Way stages eight times a week, all thanks to the Tony Awards. On June 9, all of the Best …

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Remembering Marin: A Tribute to Special Tony Honoree Marin Mazzie from Her Friends by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been nine months since three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie passed away from ovarian cancer. The American Theatre Wing and Broadway League honored the star with a posthumous Special…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge Prepare to Bring Sea Wall/A Life to Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge are getting ready to return to Broadway in Sea Wall/A Life. Featuring plays by Nick Payne and Simon Stephens, the two monologues tell the story of grief, l…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Orchestrator Harold Wheeler on Receiving the Special Tony for Lifetime Achievement, Reworking the Music of The Temptations & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Harold Wheeler is not only a 2019 Tony nominee for his Ain't Too Proud orchestrations, he is also the newest recipient of a Special Tony for Lifetime Achievement for his incredible Broad…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tony-Nominated Scribe Mart Crowley on The Boys in the Band's Newfound Acceptance & More by Caitlin Moynihan

The Boys in the Band made its world premiere off-Broadway in 1968 at Theatre Four, and 50 years later playwright Mart Crowley got to see his story told on Broadway featuring nine out and p…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Go Inside the Star-Studded 20th Annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

The 20th Annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards took place on May 30, and all your faves were in attendance! Voted by you, the Broadway fans, winners received their trophies and celebra…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Tony-Nommed Songwriting Team Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin on Not Fighting for 25 Years, Making The Prom Movie & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Composer Matthew Sklar and scribe Chad Beguelin have been collaborators for over 25 years, and now they're Tony-nominated for creating The Prom, which earned seven Tony Award nominations, i…

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Gaze at Exclusive Portraits of Audra McDonald, Michael Shannon & More at Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune's Opening Night by Caitlin Moynihan

Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune is officially back on Broadway. Starring six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald and Tony nominee Michael Shannon, the two-hander is di…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Hadestown Tony Nominee Amber Gray on What She Wishes Were Normal and Who Knows Her Deep, Dark Secrets by Caitlin Moynihan

Amber Gray is giving a Tony-nominated performance as Persephone in Hadestown, which earned 14 Tony noms including Best Musical. The Anaïs Mitchell-penned musical has played three countries…

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The Prom Tony Nominee Brooks Ashmanskas Receives Sardis Portrait by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time to dance because The Prom star Brooks Ashmanskas received a Sardi's portrait on May 28. Ashmanskas recently earned a Tony Award nomination for his starring turn in The Prom and al…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The Cast of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Gets Ready for Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's so nice you can say it twice six times! Halley Feiffer's Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow is set to arrive at off-Broadway's MCC Theater, and the cast is getting ready by meeti…

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Monday, May 27, 2019

This Week's #LiveAtFive Features Tony Nom Amber Gray, The Prom Co-Creators and the Audience Choice Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway.com's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take q…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Dream Ballet for One! Meet Gabrielle Hamilton, the Award-Winning Dance Wonder of Oklahoma! by Caitlin Moynihan

Gabrielle HamiltonGabrielle Hamilton is currently giving a Chita Rivera Award-winning performance in Oklahoma!, turning the show's Act Two dream ballet by choreographer John Heginbotham in…

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Tootsie's Lilli Cooper on Her 'Cuckoo Bananas' Tony Nomination & More by Caitlin Moynihan

In the 1982 film Tootsie, Jessica Lange played Julie Nichols, an soap star desperate for true human connection, and earned her first Oscar win. The role of Julie Nichols must be good luck, …

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Prom's Tony-Nominated Director Casey Nicholaw on Refraining from 'Sneak Attacks' & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw just earned his 11th Tony nomination for directing the seven-time Tony-nominated new musical The Prom, which he also choreographed. "I have a shelf with…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Megan Hilty on the Future of Smash & Reuniting with Wicked Co-Stars for Her Live from Lincoln Center Concert by Caitlin Moynihan

Megan Hilty has been doing concerts since the beginning of her career, and now fans will be able to experience her talent in a whole new way when her Live from Lincoln Center solo concert a…

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Kiss Me, Kate's Kelli O'Hara on Her Seventh Tony Nomination, Playing a 'Ballsy Woman' & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Kelli O'Hara recently earned her seventh Tony nomination for her star turn in Kiss Me, Kate, which is also up for Best Revival of a Musical. "I do have a little corner wall of t…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Tony Nominees Kelli O'Hara, Lilli Cooper & More to Appear on Broadway.com's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway.com's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take q…

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Ain't Too Proud Tony Nominee Derrick Baskin on Otis Williams and Oprah Being His 'Uncle O and Auntie O' & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Derrick Baskin is currently giving a Tony-nominated performance as Otis Williams, the sole living original member of hit Motown group The Temptations, in Ain't Too Proud, which received 12 t…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Tony Nominee André De Shields on Doing What He Was Meant to Do & 'Making a Contract' with the Audience in Hadestown by Caitlin Moynihan

André De Shields has over a dozen Broadway credits to his name and is currently giving a Tony-nominated performance of Hermes in Anaïs Mitchell's Hadestown. De Shields' recent nomination i…

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