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Thursday, October 12, 2017

CBS Re-Ups With Broadway’s Tony Awards Through 2026 Under New Deal by Denise Petski

The annual Tony Awards telecast, beloved of Emmy nominators and theater fans alike, is staying in the CBS family – and at Radio City Music Hall. The network brokered a new agreement wi…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

‘Sweat’: Pulitzer Winner, Shut Out At Tonys, Sets Closing Date by Denise Petski

Sweat, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage that was shut out at the Tony Awards, will close out its Broadway run on Sunday, June 25. The production began previews began March 4 a…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Disney/ABC TV Group Exec Kevin Brockman Joins Second Stage Theater Board by Denise Petski

Kevin Brockman, EVP Global Communications, Disney/ABC Television Group, has joined the Second Stage Theater’s Board of Directors. Brockman has been with Disney/ABC Television Group sin…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

‘Hamilton’ Star On Message To Pence: “There’s Nothing To Apologize For” by Denise Petski

Hamilton star Brandon Victor Dixon has no intention of apologizing (as requested by Donald Trump) for his curtain call message to Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Saturday night following …

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Lin Manuel-Miranda Takes His Final Bows With Original ‘Hamilton’ Cast by Denise Petski

Lin Manuel-Miranda took his final bows last night with the original cast of Hamilton, along with fellow departing stars Leslie Odom Jr. and Phillipa Soo in an emotional night at the Richard …

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

‘Hamilton’ Books Brandon Victor Dixon & Lexi Lawson by Denise Petski

Two-time Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon is shuffling over to Hamilton from his current role in Shuffle Along to take on the role of Aaron Burr, and Lexi Lawson (In The Heights) is joining…

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

‘An American In Paris’ Gets Broadway End Date by Denise Petski

The end in is sight for Tony-winning An American In Paris. The hit musical will end its Broadway run on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Since the first performance at the Palace Theatre on March 13…

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Tony Winner ‘The Humans’ To Extend Broadway Run At New Theater by Denise Petski

The Humans, the family drama from Stephen Karam that won four Tony awards this month including Best Play, has found a new Broadway home. It will move a block away to the Gerald Schoenfeld Th…

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Will Chase Joins Broadway’s ‘Something Rotten!’ As Shakespeare by Denise Petski

Will Chase is leaving Nashville and heading to Broadway. He’ll take over the starring role of William Shakespeare from Tony winner Christan Borle, who’s leaving the hit musical o…

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Jessalyn Wanlim Joins ‘Orphan Black’; Kerry O’Malley & Annika Marks In ‘The Last Tycoon’ by Denise Petski

O’Malley will play Kay Maloney, a writer on the Brady-American studio lot. Marks is Marks is Bernadette Davis, Declan Davis (Ryan O’Nan) loving wife.

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Friday, February 12, 2016

‘Talking Saul’ To Follow ‘Better Call Saul’s Premiere And Season Finale On AMC by Denise Petski

AMC has had success with its Talking Dead aftershow for its blockbuster The Walking Dead, and now it’s hoping for the same with Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul. The network said…

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

‘CSI’ Creator Anthony Zuiker Heads To Broadway With ‘Soul Train The Musical’ by Denise Petski

In an interview ahead of Sunday’s 2-hour CSI series finale, franchise creator Anthony Zuiker told Deadline his next venture would be Broadway, and now we have details of the project. Z…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

‘Amazing Grace’ Ending Broadway Run In October by Denise Petski

Amazing Grace is ending its short Broadway run on Sunday, October 25. The musical, which tells the story behind the popular hymn penned by slave trader John Newton, began previews on Thursda…

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