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Friday, September 6, 2019

Take a look at the Hercules musical — even without winning a lottery ticket by Christian Holub

Who put the “glad” in “gladiator”? For the past few weeks, the answer to that question has been New York City’s Public Theater, which is currently finishing up a limited run of a n…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Nicole Kidman pays visit to Moulin Rouge! on Broadway by Christian Holub

Stars collided on Friday night when Nicole Kidman, star of Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 musical film Moulin Rouge!, attended the Broadway production inspired by the musical. In the film, Kidman por…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Broadway giant Harold 'Hal' Prince dies at 91 by Christian Holub

Harold “Hal” Prince, a titan of Broadway who produced and/or directed many of the century’s most popular musicals, died Wednesday at age 91 in Reykjavik, Iceland. “He is missed and l…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

Neil Diamond bio-musical is in the works for Broadway by Christian Holub

If there’s one thing modern Broadway can’t get enough of, it’s biographical jukebox musicals about iconic pop stars. The Cher Show may be closing this August, but a new musical about t…

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Marvel unveils one-act plays featuring Ms. Marvel, Thor, other heroes by Christian Holub

Superheroes are everywhere these days: Movies, TV shows, comic books. Theater, though, is one artistic field where superheroes haven’t been as prevalent…until now, apparently. On Monday,…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Frozen, Aladdin stars set for cast of new Hercules stage musical by Christian Holub

Hercules is about to go the distance — from zero to (stage) hero. On Thursday, the Public Theater announced who will be playing the lead roles the upcoming Off Broadway musical adaptation …

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Monday, June 17, 2019

See Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler in first look at Steven Spielberg's West Side Story remake by Christian Holub

It’s getting closer. For months now, film fans have eagerly sought news about the upcoming adaptation of West Side Story directed by Steven Spielberg. Having survived the aftermath of the …

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Watch all the performances from the 2019 Tony Awards by Christian Holub

The 2019 Tony Awards on Sunday featured, as ever, a delightful group of musical performances. There were revivals of both Oklahoma!, one of the first musicals to fully integrate its songs in…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Barry Manilow is returning to Broadway by Christian Holub

Barry Manilow is coming back to Broadway. The Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning musician announced on Tuesday that he would take the stage at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre from July 26-Aug. 1…

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