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Friday, April 3, 2020

Tony Nominee Condola Rashad Releases Music Video from Debut EP Space Daughter by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been two years since four-time Tony nominee Condola Rashad has appeared on a Broadway stage, most recently headlining a revival of Saint Joan. Now, audiences know how she's been spend…

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Stuck Inside with Kids and Missing Broadway? Check Out These Children's Books Written by Stage Stars by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway has always been there for us. From filling our houses with catchy tunes to creating memories that last a lifetime, there's few things that Broadway can't make better. While the ligh…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Shoshana Bean's Rendition of 'Don't Rain on My Parade' Has Us Dreaming of a Funny Girl Revival by Caitlin Moynihan

Look at her world, here she is! Stage favorite Shoshana Bean, who most recently returned to Broadway to star in Waitress, is making fans dreamcast a revival of Funny Girl with Bean center st…

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Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker Are 'Optimistic' About Returning to Plaza Suite by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway couple Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker were set to return to the stage together in the revival of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite before the COVID-19 crisis shut down the Great …

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Giving New Meaning to 'You Matter to Me,' Tony Winner Gavin Creel Sings Out from Seclusion by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony Winner Gavin Creel's extended run as Dr. Pomatter in the West End production of Waitress was cut short when he, along with longtime friend, Waitress composer Sara Bareilles, exited the…

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Watch Alan Menken Perform an Epic 12-Song Medley of Disney Hits on The Rosie O'Donnell Show by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony-winning composer Alan Menken is credited for creating the score of nine Broadway musicals and some of the most iconic Disney films from 1989's The Little Mermaid to the recent 2019 live…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

All We See is Sky: Dear Evan Hansen Star Jordan Fisher Sings 'For Forever' on The Rosie O'Donnell Show by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway fans may not be able to see current Dear Evan Hansen star Jordan Fisher belt out at the Music Box Theatre because of the New York City-wide shutdown due to COVID-19. Thankfully, F…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Four Broadway Plays, Three Original Mean Girls Cast Members & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Spring is (almost) here and there's a change in the air. That change is also bringing a host of new Broadway musicals and plays to the stage, which means it's time to say goodbye to key play…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Paul Hilton on the 'Palpable Connection' of The Inheritance and More on London Calling with Imogen Lloyd Webber by Caitlin Moynihan

Paul Hilton in The Inheritance (Photo: Matthew Murphy) For the past two years, Paul Hilton has been impressing audiences with his portrayal of both Morgan and Walter in The Inheritance, wh…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Kyle Selig Talks Aaron Samuels Hair Care and Welcoming Sabrina Carpenter to Mean Girls by Caitlin Moynihan

Kyle Selig has been stupid with love as Aaron Samuels in Mean Girls since the musical's world premiere in October 2017.  Now having been been Broadway's heartthrob for two years, Selig ha…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Grand Horizons' Ben McKenzie May Be TV Famous, But His First Love Is Theater by Caitlin Moynihan

Age: 41 Hometown: Austin, Texas (which was "a slice of Americana.") Current Role: Ben, a lawyer who must balance the news of his parents' 50-year marriage coming to an end and his evolving…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Closing Time! Last Chance to See the Original Royals of Frozen, Erika Henningsen in Mean Girls & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway is about to multiply with all the upcoming shows hitting the boards this season, but before you lose yourself in the Six cast recording and camp out for Darren Criss' Broadway retur…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Bubba Weiler Cried When He Went to Harry Potter World; Now He's in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Caitlin Moynihan

Bubba Weiler in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Phot: Matthew Murphy) When Bubba Weiler was in third grade, he lied about being a fan of the Harry Potter books to fit in with his frie…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Michael Wartella on That Time Dion DiMucci Sang Backup For Him, and Playing the Icon in The Wanderer by Caitlin Moynihan

Michael Wartella was supposed to come in to talk about his January 24 concert at the Green Room 42. But seconds after joining host Beth Stevens on's #LiveatFive, Wartella gave…

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Emma Pittman's Dream Was to Be in the Ensemble, Now She's Roxie Hart by Caitlin Moynihan

When Emma Pittman submitted her audition video for The Search for Roxie, she had no idea that the decision would lead to her dreams coming true. Last fall, the long-running musical Chicago a…

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Friday, January 10, 2020

The Search for Roxie Finds Chicago's Next Leading Lady in Emma Pittman by Caitlin Moynihan

The name on everybody's lips is going to be Emma Pittman! A finalist in The Search for Roxie, Pittman auditioned in front of previously announced judges and Chicago icons Ann Reinking, Bebe …

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Monday, January 6, 2020

This Week's #LiveatFive Guests Include Tam Mutu of Moulin Rouge!, LisaGay Hamilton of Mockingbird & More! by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, where our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take question…

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Friday, December 27, 2019

How Mary Claire King Went From Playing Sports to Playing in Chicago by Caitlin Moynihan

For current Chicago ensemble member Mary Claire King, musical theater wasn't always the goal. Her first introduction to dance was going to a class with her best friend at the age of four...w…

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Last Call for 11 (!) Broadway Shows Closing in January by Caitlin Moynihan

It's a new year and a new decade, which means Broadway is getting ready to make more compelling entertainment for the millions of people who flock to the Great White Way yearly. Unfortunate…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Star of the Year Alex Brightman Shares His Favorite Things of 2019, Including Beetlejuice TikToks and Rob McClure by Caitlin Moynihan

To say it's been a major year for Alex Brightman would be an understatement. In the past 12 months, Brightman opened in his sixth Broadway show as the titular ghoul in Beetlejuice, earned hi…

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Friday, December 13, 2019

Mars Rucker Was Paralyzed as a Child; Now They're Dancing in Broadway's Tina by Caitlin Moynihan

When non-binary dancer Mars Rucker was six years old, they were diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis, a disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord, which resulted in most of their body…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Who Will Be the 2019 Star of the Year? Vote Now! by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time to start celebrating the end of the year (and the decade), so there's no better time than now to look back at all the incredible performances that graced the Broadway stage. It's y…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Chicago Icons Ann Reinking, Bebe Neuwirth and Bianca Marroquín to Judge The Search for Roxie by Caitlin Moynihan

The celebrity guest judges who will be choosing Broadway's next Roxie Hart in The Search for Roxie have been announced! Broadway stars Bianca Marroquín, Bebe Neuwirth and Ann Reinking, who…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Fosse/Verdon, Patsy & Loretta's Jessie Mueller and Megan Hilty, Audra McDonald & More Receive 2020 Critics' Choice Award Nominations by Caitlin Moynihan

The 2020 Critics' Choice Award nominations are in! An accomplished group of theater stars have been recognized for their work in movies and TV for the 25th annual awards ceremony that will t…

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Tony Winner René Auberjonois, Known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Dies at 79 by Caitlin Moynihan

Stage and screen star René Auberjonois, who earned a Tony Award for his featured turn in 1970's Coco, passed away on December 8, according to The New York Times. The cause was metastatic lu…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Kyle Harris on His Whirlwind Introduction to The Inheritance and His Spring Awakening Dream Role by Caitlin Moynihan

Jordan Barbour, Darryl Gene Daughtry Jr., Kyle Soller, Arturo Luís Soria and Kyle Harris in "The Inheritance" (Photo: Matthew Murphy) Known for his screen roles on Freeform's Stitchers an…

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Go Head Over Feet Celebrating the Opening Night of Jagged Little Pill on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

There's one hand in our pocket and one hand applauding the cast and creative team of Jagged Little Pill! The new musical featuring the hit songs of Alanis Morissette officially opened at Bro…

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Lauren Patten on the 'Odd and Beautiful' Process of Originating Her Role in Jagged Little Pill by Caitlin Moynihan

Growing up in suburban Chicago, Jagged Little Pill standout Lauren Patten was never far away from the theater scene. Patten showed interest in acting at a young age by putting on concerts in…

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Kelvin Moon Loh on Having a Ball in Beetlejuice, Panicking About the SpongeBob Film & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Kelvin Moon Loh can currently be seen as Otho in Beetlejuice on Broadway. Previously appearing in SpongeBob SquarePants, Loh recently returned to Bikini Bottom to film the musical for its up…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Tony Winner Michael Cerveris on His New Album and Jonathan Groff's 'Constant and Adorable' Laughing on Mindhunter by Caitlin Moynihan

Michael Cerveris is known for his illustrious stage and screen resume, which boasts two Tony Awards, 10 Broadway productions, six Tony nominations and over eight TV shows where he was a feat…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Waitress' Caitlin Houlahan on Her Pie Evolution and Looking Forward to Girl From the North Country by Caitlin Moynihan

Caitlin Houlahan is currently in her third shift in Waitress, and will help close out the long-running show as it prepares to close on January 5. Originally joining the cast as the quirky w…

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