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Thursday, August 16, 2018

RIP Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul and Fan of Broadway; See Pics of Her with Stage Stars by Caitlin Moynihan

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul, died at the age of 76 on August 16 after battling pancreatic cancer. Franklin's chart-topping hits are a jaw-dropping list of iconic music&…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Katharine McPhee, Jarrod Spector & More Celebrate Gettin' the Band Back Together's Opening Night by Caitlin Moynihan

A new band is ready to rock Broadway! Gettin' the Band Back Together officially opened at the Belsaco Theatre on August 13 after beginning previews on July 19. The new musical tells the …

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Wicked Star Jessica Vosk on Being Wild and Free and a 'Little Cray-Cray’ by Caitlin Moynihan

There's a new green girl in town and her name is Jessica Vosk. After appearing on Broadway in The Bridges of Madison County, Finding Neverland and Fiddler on the Roof, Vosk tou…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Attention, Ozians & Fanastasias! Fall Head Over Heels for This Week’s Wicked #LiveAtFive Guests! by Caitlin Moynihan

Live at Five is a daily live news show on Facebook, in which Broadway.com editors discuss what is going on in the theater community and talk with the biggest stars on Broadway about their cu…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Garry Marshall Projects You Want to See Come to Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we're challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to …

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Janet McTeer & the Cast of Bernhardt/Hamlet Meet the Press by Caitlin Moynihan

The cast of the upcoming world premiere production of Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet got ready for the play's September 1 arrival by meeting the press at the American Airlines The…

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Tony-Winning South African Actor Winston Ntshona Dies at 76 by Caitlin Moynihan

Winston Ntshona, a Tony-winning South African actor, died on August 2 at the age of 76, according to The New York Times. Ntshona shared a joint 1975 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Pl…

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Odds & Ends: Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel Hits the Road & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel is Going on Tour Dear Evan Hansen's Tony-winning creators Benj Pasek, Justin Paul an…

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The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Movies You Want to See at the Rooftop Cinema Club by Caitlin Moynihan

It's no secret that there's something special about classic movie musicals, which is why our newest week's Culturalist Challenge is so exciting. Not only did yourank the flicks y…

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Julia Roberts Attends Broadway's Pretty Woman; Musical Honors the Late Garry Marshall by Caitlin Moynihan

It was a huge night at Pretty Woman on August 2 when movie star Julia Roberts arrived at the Nederlander Theatre for a special event honoring the late Garry Marshall, who directed the 1990 m…

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Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Movie Musicals You Would Like to See at Rooftop Cinema Club by Caitlin Moynihan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we're challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to …

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Get a First Look of the Spectacular, Spectacular Photos of Moulin Rouge! in Boston by Caitlin Moynihan

The highly anticipated new musical Moulin Rouge! has been wowing audiences at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theater since July 10, and now there are beautiful production photos that wil…

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Joanna A. Jones and Latoya Edwards Join Original Cast in Return of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play by Caitlin Moynihan

After a sold-out run at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in 2017, Jocelyn Bioh's School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play is returning for a previously announced encore production. T…

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Rack 'Em Up! The Stars of The Nap Meet the Press by Caitlin Moynihan

The cast of the upcoming Broadway production of Richard Bean's The Nap got ready for the play's Broadway arrival on September 4 by meeting the press at the New York Athletic Clu…

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New Musical Inspired by Max Martin's Catalog in the Works by Caitlin Moynihan

A new musical inspired by the catalog of singer-songwriter and producer Max Martin is in the works. Casting director Stuart Burt posted a casting call on Twitter announcing the new show…

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Tony Winner Rosemary Harris to Replace Diana Rigg in Broadway's My Fair Lady by Caitlin Moynihan

Rosemary Harris is returning to the New York stage. The Tony-winning actress will step into the role of Mrs. Higgins in Lincoln Center Theater's revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fa…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

It Doesn't Suck to Be Them! Go Inside the 15th Anniversary Performance of Avenue Q by Caitlin Moynihan

It doesn't suck to live on Avenue Q! Avenue Q, the musical comedy by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, celebrated its 15th anniversary on July 31 with a special performance. After spending six…

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Some Kind of Wonderful! Beautiful Star Melissa Benoist Gets a Super Sardi's Portrait by Caitlin Moynihan

Beautiful star Melissa Benoist had a super day on July 31, when she was honored with a Sardi's portrait. The Supergirl star has been bringing audiences to its feet eight times …

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mandy Gonzalez & More Celebrate In the Heights 10th Anniversary with Vinyl Release by Caitlin Moynihan

They're home! The creative team and members of the original cast of In the Heights reunited on July 30 in honor of the new special 10th anniversary vinyl of the Tony-winning musical. Cre…

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They're in the Band! Katherine McLaughlin & New Class of Kids Debut in School of Rock by Caitlin Moynihan

Horace Green School officially has a new principal and class of students! Katherine McLaughlin made her Broadway debut as  Rosalie Mullins in School of Rock along with kid rockers Layla…

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Moulin Rouge! Stars and More Celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre by Caitlin Moynihan

Moulin Rouge! had a gala performance to honor the grand re-opening of Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre on July 29 and it was spectacular, spectacular. The musical, based …

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Paris Has Arrived! Moulin Rouge! Opens at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre by Caitlin Moynihan

Moulin Rouge! opened at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre on July 29 and it was spectacular, spectacular. The musical, based on the 2001 Baz Luhrmann film of the same name, stars Br…

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Culturalist Challenge! Which Lin-Manuel Miranda Project Are You Most Excited About? by Caitlin Moynihan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Head Over Heels Standout Bonnie Milligan Talks Her Emotional Debut, Representation & Playing Princess by Caitlin Moynihan

Most girls spend their childhood dreaming of one day becoming a princess, but for Head Over Heels standout Bonnie Milligan that dream became a reality. Milligan is making her Broadway debut …

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Straight White Men Stars Pose in the Broadway.com Photo Booth on Opening Night by Caitlin Moynihan

Straight White Men opened at the Hayes Theater on July 23, with Young Jean Lee becoming the first Asian-American female playwright produced on Broadway. The star-studded cast includes Armie …

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The Band's Visit Star Katrina Lenk on Nail Care for the Tony Awards & the 'Whoa' Experience of Her New Co-Star by Caitlin Moynihan

Katrina Lenk has appeared on Broadway in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Once and Indecent, and, of course, her Tony-winning turn as Dina in The Band's Visit. What began as…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Dance with Them! Smokey Joe's Cafe Opens Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Leiber & Stoller's Tony-nominated musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe has officially returned to New York. The tuner's new revival opened at Stage 42 on July 22, marking the…

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The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Favorite Avenue Q Songs by Caitlin Moynihan

The hit comedy musical Avenue Q is currently celebrating its 15th anniversary all week long and we wanted to celebrate, too! We asked you to choose your top 10 favorite songs from the hilari…

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Culturalist Challenge! Rank Your Top 10 Favorite Avenue Q Songs by Caitlin Moynihan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

They Work Hard for the Money! Summer Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's obvious that this cast works hard for the money because Summer celebrated 100 performances on Broadway on July 18. The new musical began previews at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Mar…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Heaven Is a Place on Broadway! Get a First Look of Head Over Heels by Caitlin Moynihan

After its successful run in San Francisco, Head Over Heels is now on the Great White Way, and we're giving you a first look at the show's Broadway production. Featuring the hit …

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