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Friday, July 10, 2020

TV Star Marcia Cross to Receive 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment by Caitlin Moynihan

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) has announced Emmy-nominated Desperate Housewives actress and advocate Marcia Cross will receive the 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment. Cross will be…

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Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o to Join André Holland-Led Richard II Radio Play by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar winner and Tony nominee Lupita Nyong'o has joined the cast of the upcoming four-part radio play Richard II by the Public Theater and WNYC. Nyong'o will serve as the play's narrator. Co…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

See Ragtime Stars Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Reunite for Rob McClure's #PasstheBaton Campaign by Caitlin Moynihan

Mrs. Doubtfire title star Rob McClure has been keeping theater fans entertained during quarantine by creating an ongoing series in which he captures what it must be like to be a conductor on…

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Broadway.com's Livestream of Buyer & Cellar, Hamilton & More Earn Time In Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

Time Out New York announced the winners of its Time In Awards. The cheeky name change from the annual Time Out Awards is a nod to this time of quarantine. Broadway.com's livestream of Buye…

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Broadway Leading Ladies Adrienne Warren, Nikki Renée Daniels and Amber Iman on 'Finding Their Power' 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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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Adrienne Warren, Nikki Renée Daniels and Amber Iman 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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Monday, July 6, 2020

Marisha Wallace on Finding Opportunities in London and Working with RuPaul's Drag Race Stars by Caitlin Moynihan

Marisha Wallace has been working nonstop for the past eight years—going from the first national tour of The Book of Mormon in 2012 to starring as Motormouth Maybelle in the upcoming London…

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Actors' Equity Approves Reopening of First Two Theaters Since Shutdown by Caitlin Moynihan

With the recent announcement that Broadway theaters will remain closed for the remainder of 2020, Actors’ Equity has approved the reopening of two regional theaters. Barrington Stage Compa…

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The Moustrap, the World's Longest-Running Play, Announces London Return Date by Caitlin Moynihan

The case is back on! Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap will resume performances at St. Martin’s Theatre in the West End on October 23, 2020. The play suspended performances earlier this yea…

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Phantom's John Riddle Reveals Chita Rivera's Texting Style and His Dream Lady Gaga Collaboration by Caitlin Moynihan

Before the COVID-19 pandemic forced Broadway to close its doors, John Riddle was seen as Raoul in the long-running The Phantom of the Opera. With the news that curtains won't rise again unti…

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The Sharpe Family Singers on How a Broadway Love Story Turned into TikTok Fame by Caitlin Moynihan

If you're on the popular short-form video-sharing network TikTok, you've probably heard of the Sharpe Family Singers. With over 2.5 million followers and 41 million likes, the singing fami…

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Mattea Conforti on Working with Zachary Quinto in NOS4A2 & Playing Both Elsa and Anna in Frozen by Caitlin Moynihan

Mattea Conforti, who just turned 14, already has a hefty resumé. Making her Broadway debut in the title role in Matilda, Conforti went on to appear in Sunday in the Park with George as Loui…

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Kimber Elayne Sprawl on Why Girl From the North Country Will Resonate Differently When It Returns by Caitlin Moynihan

Girl From the North Country was the last Broadway show to officially open before the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown theaters. It's now been over 100 days since a curtain rose for an audience and…

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Hairspray Revival, Starring Michael Ball, Postponed to Spring 2021 at the London Coliseum by Caitlin Moynihan

The previously announced revival of Hairspray has been moved to spring 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally set to begin performances on April 23, and then postponed to fall, the We…

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Former Matilda Star Lara McDonnell on Filming Artemis Fowl, Her Family of Fans & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Theater fans may know Lara McDonnell as being one of the several young performers to take on the title role of the long-running Matilda in the West End. Now, the young actress is starring in…

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Alex Newell, Celia Rose Gooding, Christian Dante White and Michael James Scott Share What Pride Means to Them 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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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Condola Rashad on the Creation of Space Daughter and What's Next for Billions by Caitlin Moynihan

Condola Rashad is known for her four Tony nominations and playing Kate Sacker in Billions, and now the world is getting to know Dola, Rashad's musical alter-ego—and the name she's using on…

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Celia Rose Gooding, Alex Newell and Christian Dante White Join Michael James Scott for Special Pride Roundtable 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, June 22, 2020

Chicago's 'Cell Block Tango' Gets a Quarantine Rewrite in New Video by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been over 100 days without Broadway since theaters shut down due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and now we know how some of Chicago's merry murderesses at Cook County Jail are doing.…

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Friday, June 19, 2020

QuaranToons: Hadestown's Orpheus Puzzles Over Love While Sheltering in Place by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway.com contributor Tug Rice has been thinking up what our favorite Broadway characters are doing while theaters are closed. So, how is Hadestown leading man Orpheus spending his time s…

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Tony Shalhoub on Why He's Excited for Audiences to Revisit Act One, the Future of Mrs. Maisel & More by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been six years since Tony Shalhoub starred in James Lapine's Act One at Lincoln Center Theater and earned his third Tony nomination. Now, fans will get another chance to experience the …

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Robert E. Wankel Named Chairman and CEO of Shubert Organization as Philip J. Smith Announces Retirement by Caitlin Moynihan

Philip J. Smith, longtime chairman and co-CEO of the Shubert Organization, is retiring on June 30, 2020. Robert E. Wankel, the current president and co-CEO, will replace Smith and also step…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Samantha Pauly Reveals Her Favorite Thing About Playing Katherine Howard in Broadway's Six by Caitlin Moynihan

Six star Samantha Pauly was mere hours away from her first Broadway opening night when she got the news that Broadway would be shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now three month…

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Michael James Scott, Nikki M. James, Brandon Victor Dixon and Montego Glover on Navigating What's Next by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality occurring on a daily basis, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversatio…

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Norm Lewis, LaChanze & More Launch Black Theatre United by Caitlin Moynihan

Following the national outcry for racial equality, a new coalition has been annouced in efforts to combat systemic racism within the theater industry. Black Theatre United (BTU) is centered …

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Jelani Alladin on Frozen, Hercules and Telling Stories the 'World Is Finally Ready to Hear' by Caitlin Moynihan

Jelani Alladin has been staying busy while quarantined due to the COVID-19 pandemic that shut down Broadway. Not only has he been using his social media platform to create important conversa…

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Tony Nominee Taylor Louderman Ties the Knot During Quarantine by Caitlin Moynihan

This is some fetch news! Former Mean Girls star and Tony nominee Taylor Louderman has married longtime love Brooks Toth. Louderman announced the news to her Instagram followers on June 15. T…

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Nikki M. James, Brandon Victor Dixon and Montego Glover Join Michael James Scott for #LiveatFive Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Micheal James Scott has joined the team of Broadway.com's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with notable t…

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Norm Lewis Reveals the Show Tune He Sang to Spike Lee While Filming Da 5 Bloods by Caitlin Moynihan

Norm Lewis stars in Da 5 Bloods, the new Spike Lee movie hitting Netflix on June 12. In his biggest screen role yet, Lewis plays Eddie, a former serviceman of the Vietnam War who returns to…

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Michael James Scott, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Daniel J. Watts and Ato Blankson-Wood Discuss a Global 'Awakening' to Racism by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality occurring on a daily basis, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversatio…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Michael James Scott to Guest Host Roundtable Discussion with Black Theater Artists on #LiveatFive by Caitlin Moynihan

Michael James Scott will join the team of Broadway.com's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive on Tuesday, June 9 at 5PM ET. The Aladdin star will host a roundtable discussion with not…

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