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Friday, August 16, 2019

How Broadway Is Going Beyond the Theatre to Cultivate New Audiences by Cleo Aukland

By Cleo Aukland While fans continue to flock to Broadway until recently it has remained a relatively singular art form with little monetization extending beyond… The post How Broadway Is G…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Travis Moser Sings Linda Ronstadt at The Green Room 42 by Cleo Aukland

Cabaret, concert and recording artist Travis Moser makes his Green Room 42 debut with 'Just One Look: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt.' The post Travis Moser Sings Linda Ronstadt at The Green Ro…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

MCC Theater Announces 33rd Season by Cleo Aukland

The venerable Off-Broadway theater company launches its first full season in their new Hell's Kitchen home. The post MCC Theater Announces 33rd Season appeared first on The BroadwayBlog.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Rolling Onto Broadway: ‘Tina – The Tina Turner Musical’ by Cleo Aukland

"Tina - The Tina Turner Musical" heads to Broadway this fall. Here's a sneak peek of what you can expect from powerhouse Adrienne Warren. The post Rolling Onto Broadway: ‘Tina – The Tin…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Ben Platt Slated to Host 2019 Jimmy Awards by Cleo Aukland

Tony Award-winner Ben Platt is slated to host the 2019 Jimmy Awards, the national high school theater competition, at the Minskoff Theatre this June. The post Ben Platt Slated to Host 2019 J…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

LPTW Awards 2019: A Celebration of Women in Theater by Cleo Aukland

LPTW awardees and presenters. (Photo: Shoshana Medney) By Cleo Aukland In a world that often seems to pit women against one another or make them… The post LPTW Awards 2019: A Celebration o…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Lost in Wonderland: MCC Theater’s ‘Alice by Heart’ by Cleo Aukland

MCC Theater's new Off-Broadway space welcomes the premiere of "Alice by Heart" from the songwriting duo that brought us "Spring Awakening." The post Lost in Wonderland: MCC Theater’s ‘Al…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Broadway Cast Album Now Available by Cleo Aukland

The 'Ain't Too Proud' digital album dropped on March 22, with the forthcoming CD on April 19, and a double LP vinyl version on available on June 7.  The post ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Broadwa…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Year of Chicago Theatre 2019: 7 Can’t-Miss Shows by Cleo Aukland

The Year of Chicago Theatre is in high gear. Here are seven can't-miss recommendations, from new plays to musical theater classics. The post Year of Chicago Theatre 2019: 7 Can’t-Miss Show…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Jelani Alladin and Matt Doyle Sing ‘We Kiss in a Shadow’ by Cleo Aukland

The Broadway stars sing "We Kiss in a Shadow" as part of The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization's R&H Goes Pop! series. The post Jelani Alladin and Matt Doyle Sing ‘We Kiss in a Sha…

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

‘Hamilton: The Exhibition’ Tickets Now On Sale by Cleo Aukland

It'll take a handful of Hamiltons ($39.50 for adults) to enter the new "Hamilton: The Exhibition" opening in Chicago this April. The post ‘Hamilton: The Exhibition’ Tickets Now On Sale a…

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Pretty People Have Problems, Too: ‘We Are The Tigers’ by Cleo Aukland

The night takes a bloody turn as a high school cheerleading squad gathers at the start of another season in the new musical 'We Are The Tigers.' The post Pretty People Have Problems, Too: …

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Down the Rabbit Hole with ‘Alice by Heart”s Jessie Nelson by Cleo Aukland

Director and co-writer Jessie Nelson talks about the inspiration for "Alice by Heart," a new musical from the creative team behind "Spring Awakening." The post Down the Rabbit Hole with ‘A…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Ben Platt’s ‘Ease My Mind’ Music Video Released by Cleo Aukland

Ben Platt releases a new music video, "Ease My Mind," a preview to his highly anticipated LP "Sing to Me Instead, which drops March 29. A tour is also scheduled. The post Ben Platt’s &…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

6 Must-Watch ‘Be More Chill’ Karaoke Contest Submissions by Cleo Aukland

The Broadway musical "Be More Chill" is hosting an online karaoke contest, and the winner will be flown to NYC to perform live and see the show! The post 6 Must-Watch ‘Be More Chill…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Broadway Love: 10 Songs For Your Valentine’s Day Soundtrack by Cleo Aukland

Are you going to have a Broadway Valentine's Day? Thanks to cast recordings, you can get swept away by the romance no matter where you are. The post Broadway Love: 10 Songs For Your Valentin…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Listen: ‘River Deep – Mountain High’ From ‘The Tina Turner Musical’ by Cleo Aukland

"River Deep – Mountain High" is the first track to be released from the London cast recording of "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical." The post Listen: ‘River Deep – Mountain High’…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

4 Picks for 2-for-1 Off-Broadway Week by Cleo Aukland

Catch the best of Off-Broadway with our picks for 2-for-1 Off-Broadway Week (February 11-24)! From long-running hits closing in the coming months to revivals to… The post 4 Picks for 2…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Where Are They Now?: The Cast of Broadway’s 1999 You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown by Cleo Aukland

The cast's Kristin Chenoweth, Anthony Rapp, B.D. Wong, and more are still ever-present on stage and screen.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

14th Annual Broadway Backwards Returns March 11 by Cleo Aukland

Broadway Backwards returns on March 11. The benefit performance will feature gender-reversed and star-studded twists on classic and modern showtunes. The post 14th Annual Broadway Backwards …

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Eden Espinosa Releases New Album ‘Revelation,’ Stars in ‘Falsettos’ Tour by Cleo Aukland

Eden Espinosa releases 'Revelation,' a new album featuring original songs, and is about to hit the road in the national tour of 'Falsettos.' The post Eden Espinosa Releases New Album ‘…

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Ghostlight Records to Release Andrew Lippa’s ‘Unbreakable’ by Cleo Aukland

Ghostlight Records will release Andrew Lippa's musical exploration of the LGBTQ experience in America. The post Ghostlight Records to Release Andrew Lippa’s ‘Unbreakable’ …

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R&H Goes Pop! Reimagines “Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin’” by Cleo Aukland

Jeremy Jordan performs the inaugural song from R&H GoesPop!, a new series from the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization. The post R&H Goes Pop! Reimagines “Oh, What A Beautif…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

La MaMa Announces 57th Season by Cleo Aukland

La Mama Experimental Theatre announces its 57th season. The post La MaMa Announces 57th Season appeared first on The BroadwayBlog.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Recap: Lindsay Mendez at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Cleo Aukland

Tony Award winner Lindsay Mendez returns to Feinstein's/54 Below. The post Recap: Lindsay Mendez at Feinstein’s/54 Below appeared first on The BroadwayBlog.

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Women’s Words: 5 Female-Written Plays We Can’t Wait to See by Cleo Aukland

Five plays by emerging and established female playwrights provide a diverse spectrum of theatergoing this winter.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Lindsay Mendez Interview: 54 Below and Golden Age Classics by Cleo Aukland

Tony Award winner Lindsay Mendez brings her solo show to Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Isaac Mizrahi Kicks of Tour of New Show, ‘I&ME’ by Cleo Aukland

Isaac Mizrahi kicks off a national tour of 'I&ME' — a cabaret revue including stories, songs and even a very comical, audience participation re-gift segment.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

5 Not-to-Miss Shows During NYC Broadway Week by Cleo Aukland

NYC Broadway Week returns with 2-for-1 tickets from January 21 through February 11. Here are some of our top picks.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Too Many Cooks Spoil the Melting Pot: ‘Paradise Square’ by Cleo Aukland

‘Paradise Square’ (Photo: Kevin Berne/Berkeley Repertory Theatre) By Jim Gladstone During the mid-19th century, the Manhattan neighborhood of Five Points offered an optimistic gl…

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The 2019 Broadway Winter Preview by Cleo Aukland

What’s on the calendar for Broadway openings this January through March.

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