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Friday, August 23, 2019

The Lion King's Lawrence Keith Alexander on Dance 'Choosing' Him & Feeling Like a Rockstar by Caitlin Moynihan

Lawrence Keith AlexanderLawrence Keith Alexander has spent most of his life dancing, which is something that he had to fight for. "I wanted to dance but my father said, 'No, this is for girl…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Mauricio Martinez Talks His Upcoming 54 Below Concert & 'Defending His Flags' by Caitlin Moynihan

Mauricio Martinez is known for his leading turn in Broadway's On Your Feet! and taking the musical on the road as well as his work on Mexican TV, and this month he's bringing his story to th…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird's Will Pullen on His Emotional Response to Jem Finch & Playing 'Lava Monster' Onstage by Caitlin Moynihan

Will Pullen can currently be found bringing 10-year-old Jem Finch to life in Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed stage adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. With a star-studded cast led by …

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Brian Cox, Bryce Pinkham, Marc Kudisch & More Prepare to Bring Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society to Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, a sequel to his Tony-winning All the Way, is getting ready to arrive on Broadway. Starring Brian Cox as President Lyndon B. Johnson, Schenkkan's new wor…

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The Pink Unicorn's Alice Ripley on Next to Normal & Revisiting Sunset Boulevard by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Alice Ripley is once again stepping into the shoes of Trisha Lee, a Christian widow whose daughter recently came out as genderqueer, in Elise Forier Edie's The Pink Unicorn. Orig…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Order Up! YouTube Sensations Colleen Ballinger & Todrick Hall Get Ready to Star in Waitress on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Social media sensations Colleen Ballinger (a.k.a. Miranda Sings) and Todrick Hall are going to see what baking can do as they join the cast of Waitress on Broadway as Dawn and Ogie, respecti…

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Tony Winner Alice Ripley, Ain't Too Proud Star Ephraim Sykes & More Set for This Week's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan'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 quest…

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History-Making Black Female Creative Team Announced for Broadway-Bound Musical Soul Train by Caitlin Moynihan

In honor of the landmark TV show's 50th anniversary, Soul Train is aiming to bow on the Broadway in 2021 and is making history as the first production to have African-American female artists…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Marsha Mason on Starring in Little Gem, Her Race Car Driver Days and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Four-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason is back on stage appearing in Little Gem at the Irish Repertory Theatre, and she recently stopped by's #LiveAtFive to talk all about it. "Th…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Taylor Iman Jones & More Prepare for the World Premiere Musical Scotland, PA by Caitlin Moynihan

The cult 2001 film Scotland, PA is getting the musical treatment and the cast and creative team got together on August 14 to celebrate ahead of their October 23 opening night. With an origin…

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Bat Out of Hell Star Andrew Polec on Meeting Meat Loaf, His Signature Hair & How a Bike Crash Changed Everything by Caitlin Moynihan

Andrew Polec just won't quit. After playing the role of Strat in Bat Out of Hell in the West End and on tour, he has officially brought the Jim Steinman-Meat Loaf musical to New York City…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Oklahoma! Standout Will Brill Talks Eating 'Four to Eight Pieces of Cornbread a Day' & Re-Watching Ali Stroker's Tony Win by Caitlin Moynihan

Will Brill is busy playing the mischievous Ali Hakim in the Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma!, but he was able to stop by's #LiveAtFive this week to talk all about putting his …

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Annie Golden on Being the 'Woman of a Certain Age' in Broadway Bounty Hunter & Her Time as Tracy Turnblad by Caitlin Moynihan

Stage and screen star Annie Golden can be found leading the cast of Broadway Bounty Hunter at off-Broadway's Greenwich House Theater through August 18. With music and lyrics by Be More Chill…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Oklahoma! Standout Will Brill, Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason and More Set for This Week's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan'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 quest…

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Cats National Tour Breaks Show's Worldwide Box Office Record During Weeklong Run in Atlanta by Caitlin Moynihan

The Jellicle cats will definitely be celebrating tonight! The North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats broke the show's worldwide box office record during the production's engageme…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird's Will Pullen, Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason and More Set for This Week's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan'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 quest…

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Friday, August 9, 2019

See Exclusive Portraits of Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Sturridge & More at the Sea Wall/A Life Opening Night by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony nominee Tom Sturridge are officially back on Broadway in Sea Wall/A Life. The play is an emotional two-hander, in which each star has his own monologu…

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Take a Look at Betrayal Stars Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton & Charlie Cox as They Prepare for Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Harold Pinter's Betrayal is gearing up to return to Broadway in a new staging directed by Jamie Lloyd. Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox are all reprising their performance from t…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Jackie Hoffman on Why Being in the Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof Is 'Oysergeveynlekh' by Caitlin Moynihan

Jackie Hoffman is currently playing Yente in the Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Joel Grey. The production originally premiered at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, the…

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Tootsie's Leslie Donna Flesner on Still Getting Butterflies in Her Eighth Broadway Show by Caitlin Moynihan

Leslie Donna FlesnerIt's been 11 years since Leslie Donna Flesner packed up her bags in Miami Beach, Florida and headed to New York City. Now, Flesner is dancing in Tootsie, which marks her …

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Star James Snyder on His Hogwarts House Drama & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Accio, Potterheads! James Snyder is currently leading the company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child as Harry Potter. In honor of the Chosen One's birthday, the vlogger sto…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Sierra Boggess Talks Performing at 54 Below, Supporting The Little Mermaid Casting & 'Not Being Done' with Into the Woods by Caitlin Moynihan

Sierra Boggess is gearing up for another stint of concerts at the downtown cabaret venue Feinstein's/54 Below from August 1 through 4 and she came to's #LiveAtFive to talk all a…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Pretty Woman's Brennin Hunt on His Emotional Debut, 'Big Break' in Rent Live! & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Brennin Hunt may be making his Broadway debut as Edward Lewis in Pretty Woman, but he's no stranger to the stage. Known for being a country music singer-songwriter and playing Roger in Fox's…

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Monday, July 29, 2019

See How Wonderful Life Is with These Exclusive Portraits of Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit and the Stars of Moulin Rouge! by Caitlin Moynihan

Moulin Rouge! truly had a spectacular, spectacular opening night on July 25. After taking their bows to a cheering crowd and hitting the red carpet to talk about the dazzling show, the cast…

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Wicked's Gizel Jiménez on How Her Nessarose Is Different & Her Superhero Fantasy by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been quite the year for Gizel Jiménez: She earned Drama Desk and Lortel nominations for her star turn in off-Broadway's Miss You Like Hell, joined the cast of Avenue Q as Kate Monste…

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

Cursed Child Star James Snyder, Emmy Nominee Jackie Hoffman & More Set for's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan'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 quest…

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Rolling Stone's Ato Blankson-Wood on Playing a 'Queer African' and Being a 'Musical Theater Dork' by Caitlin Moynihan

Ato Blankson-Wood in The Rolling Stone (Photo: Jeremy Daniel)Ato Blankson-Wood is currently starring in the American premiere of Chris Urch's The Rolling Stone at Lincoln Center Theater as D…

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

It's Showtime! Beetlejuice Celebrates 100 Scary Good Performances on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Audiences must be saying his name three times because Beetlejuice has been performing to a packed theater for 100 shows! Beetlejuice had its 100th performance on July 23 and celebrated with …

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Toni Stone Star April Matthis on Learning about Baseball with a Pro & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Obie Winner April Matthis is currently bringing the real-life story of Toni Stone to light in off-Broadway's Toni Stone. Stone was the first female to play professional baseball, and as the …

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Beetlejuice's Kerry Butler on Crying Over Fire & Singing Little Shop of Horrors to Her Plants by Caitlin Moynihan

Kerry Butler is once again back on Broadway originating a role in a new musical, and this time she's bringing Barbara Maitland to life on stage in Beetlejuice. The Tony-nominated musical mar…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Moulin Rouge!'s Danny Burstein on His Failed Attempt at Painting Nails, Singing Sia & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Six-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein is giving the name Zidler new meaning in Broadway's Moulin Rouge! After appearing in the musical's world premiere in Boston last summer, Burstein, along…

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