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Friday, May 24, 2019

James Corden Gives Aladdin a Crosswalk the Musical Makeover by Dan Meyer

The Late Late Show host enlisted Will Smith, Naomi Scott, and Mena Massoud from the live-action remake to create a Broadway-style event in the middle of the street.

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WATCH: Ben Platt Performs ‘Grow As We Go,’ Talks Meeting Beyoncé and Oscar Goals by Dan Meyer

The Tony winner for Dear Evan Hansen stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his new album Sing to Me Instead.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Head Over Heels Star Peppermint and Cabaret Favorite Alexis Michelle to Headline Pride Month Concerts in NYC by Dan Meyer

The RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 sisters will take the stage on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.

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Bebe Neuwirth Was So Excited to Announce Mary Testa's Tony Nomination That She Had to Email Her About It by Dan Meyer

Testa, currently starring as Aunt Eller in Oklahoma!, spoke with NBC News 4 about her nomination and the new take on the musical.

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WATCH: John Lithgow Said No to a Hit Broadway Show, But Then Met His Wife by Dan Meyer

The two-time Tony winner dropped by Late Night With Seth Meyers to talk about Hillary and Clinton and his new movie, The Tomorrow Man.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Charles Ludlam’s Maria Callas Sendup Galas to Be Revived Off-Broadway by Dan Meyer

The show, starring and directed by Everett Quinton, will begin performances June 13.

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Listen to the Pentatonix Cover of Dear Evan Hansen's ’Waving Through a Window’ by Dan Meyer

The breakout tune from the Tony-winning musical got a revamp—and a new music video—by the a cappella group.

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All Hail the Queens: Watch the Trailer for Six in Chicago by Dan Meyer

The musical explores Henry VIII’s six wives, nearly all of whom met an untimely demise, in a new light.

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WATCH: How Anna Wintour’s Tonys Party Led to Beanie Feldstein’s Role in Booksmart by Dan Meyer

The Hello, Dolly! alum met director Olivia Wilde, who was starring across the street in 1984 at the time.

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Don't Want Bryan Cranston to Spit on You? Don't Play on Your Phone During His Broadway Show by Dan Meyer

The actor, currently Tony-nominated for Network, stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers and shared the cautionary tale.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Alfred Molina in The Father, B.D. Wong–Helmed The Great Leap, More Set for Pasadena Playhouse by Dan Meyer

The 2019–2020 season also includes two musicals: Little Shop of Horrors and Annie Get Your Gun.

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John Lithgow Laughs About 'Horrifying' Experience on the The Great British Bake Off by Dan Meyer

The actor visited The Tonight Show to discuss Hillary and Clinton but ended up sharing his disastrous attempt to make a Swiss roll on the hit U.K. competition.

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To Kill a Mockingbird's Jeff Daniels Talks Gregory Peck Comparisons and Calling Out Sleeping Audience Members by Dan Meyer

The Tony nominee dropped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to discuss "the role of a lifetime."

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WATCH: Caitlin Kinnunen and the Cast of The Prom Perform ‘Unruly Heart’ on Late Night by Dan Meyer

The musical comedy is up for seven Tony Awards.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

WATCH: John Lithgow and Blythe Danner Talk New Film and Disastrous Broadway Moments by Dan Meyer

The pair appeared on Good Morning America May 20 to promote The Tomorrow Man.

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Winners of the 2019 Roger Rees Awards Announced by Dan Meyer

The awards, celebrating high school theatre in the Greater New York region, were presented May 19.

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WATCH: Avenue Q Prepares to Say Goodbye (for Now) to Off-Broadway by Dan Meyer

Puppet creator Rick Lyon and puppeteer Jason Jacoby discussed the show’s legacy ahead of the musical's final performance at New World Stages May 26.

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Read What Critics Thought of Anchuli Felicia King’s White Pearl in London by Dan Meyer

The writer’s international debut opened at London's Royal Court May 19.

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WATCH: Lea Salonga and Vincent Rodriguez III Perform 'A Whole New World' by Dan Meyer

The duo—who appeared together on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend—sang the Disney classic during Salonga’s solo show at Sony Music Hall May 13.

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Read Reviews for Erica Schmidt's All-Female Mac Beth by Dan Meyer

See what reviewers thought of Red Bull Theater's new twist on the Shakespearean classic.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

WATCH: Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest Take 'The Road to Hell' With Hadestown by Dan Meyer

The cast of the Tony-nominated musical performed the opening number to wrap up Broadway Week on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan.

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WATCH: The Cast of Hadestown Sing 'The Road to Hell' by Dan Meyer

The cast of the Tony-nominated musical performed the opening number to wrap up Broadway Week on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan.

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The Cast of Tootsie is ‘Unstoppable’ on Good Morning America by Dan Meyer

Santino Fontana led the cast—costume change and all—in a rendition of the musical's showstopper.

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The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado Set for Rebroadcast in U.K. by Dan Meyer

The English National Opera production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operettas, staged at the London Coliseum in 2015, will head back to movie theatres.

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Spring-Themed May Fair Party Will Return to the McKittrick Hotel by Dan Meyer

A May 18 extravaganza will feature performances, art displays, and guest DJs.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Exclusive Clip: Watch Kenneth Branagh as Shakespeare in All Is True by Dan Meyer

The clip from the upcoming movie, starring Branagh as the playwright and Judi Dench as his wife, offers a peek into from where Shakespeare got his inspiration.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

WATCH: Get Broadway Ready With Pretty Woman Dance Captain Renée Marino by Dan Meyer

The new exercise video series will get your blood pumping—just watch as Marino and Pretty Woman star Samantha Barks tease some of the upcoming routines, all set to songs from the show!

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Red Bull Theater to Honor Condola Rashad, Daniel Sullivan, and American Theatre Wing by Dan Meyer

The 11th annual Running of the Bulls Gala celebrates achievement in classical theatre.

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The Who’s Tommy, Starring Casey Cott, Begins Performances at The Kennedy Center by Dan Meyer

The Washington, D.C., production also stars Mandy Gonzalez, Christian Borle, and Wesley Taylor.

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Watch: How Renée Fleming's Voice Became the Soundscape for Norma Jeane Baker of Troy by Dan Meyer

The world premiere, also starring Ben Whishaw, opened April 9 at The Shed and is scheduled to run through May 19.

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