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Monday, March 18, 2019

Anaïs Mitchell & the Cast of Hadestown Preview One Hell of a Show Before Performances Begin by Eric King

Before they take audiences on a ride to hell, the cast and creatives of Hadestown gave press a sneak peek at the new musical on March 18. The cast, including Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney,…

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Spring Preview: Tracy Letts Just Might Weep Through All My Sons by Eric King

If A Raisin in the Sun asks, “What happens to a dream deferred?” then All My Sons asks, “What happens to a secret deferred?” As Joe and Kate Keller in Arthur Miller’s 1947 play, TR…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Ben Platt Performs New Single 'Temporary Love' on Ellen & Talks Expressing His Sexuality with Original Music by Eric King

Ben Platt appeared on Ellen on March 14 to perform the new single "Temporary Love" from his upcoming album, and to thank host Ellen Degeneres for inspiring him to express his sexuality thro…

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Spring Preview: The King Lear Daughters on Keeping Up With a Beast by Eric King

The leader of a nation has three adult children who are embroiled in various crimes. People who are close to the leader end up betraying him, and he quickly becomes paranoid and insane. This…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Step Out at Lincoln Center Theater's One-Night Camelot Benefit by Eric King

Lincoln Center Theater held a one-night only benefit of Camelot on March 4. The star-studded cast included Lin Manuel Miranda as King Arthur, Jenn Collela as Sir Lionel, Ethan Slater as Mo…

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Anastasia, Choir Boy, Mean Girls' Ashley Park & More by Eric King

New York theater is hurtling toward a busy spring season, but before you get excited about what's coming, make sure you didn't miss what's going. In March, we're saying goodbye to three Broa…

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Celebrating Black History Month: Broadway Milestones You Ought to Know by Eric King

February is Black History Month, and Broadway.com is spotlighting some of the contributions black artists have made to Broadway. Here are the power players, major events and groundbreak…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel in Waitress, Aladdin's Telly Leung & More by Eric King

This month on Closing Time... nothing is closing! Several talented stars, however, will be finishing up their runs in hit Broadway shows like Frozen, Waitress, Aladdin and The Ferryman&…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Waitress Film Star Eddie Jemison to Reprise the Character of Ogie on Broadway by Eric King

Eddie Jemison brought the adorkable character of Ogie to life on screen in the 2007 film Waitress, and now he'll make his Broadway debut playing the same role in the hit Broadway musical…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

School of Rock Celebrates Final Broadway Performance with Former Kid Cast Members by Eric King

After three years on Broadway, School of Rock played its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on January 20. For the occasion, several alums of the musical came…

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Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper & More Earn 2019 Oscar Nominations by Eric King

Three-time Tony Award winner Glenn Close and Tony nominee Bradley Cooper have earned 2019 Academy Award nominations. The nominees were announced by actors Kumail Nanjiani and …

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Once on This Island, Head Over Heels, Taylor Trensch & More by Eric King

The start of a new year spells the end for a whopping nine Broadway offerings and new horizons for some actors departing their roles. It's a Great White Way clearinghouse, …

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Erika Henningsen Is the 2018 Broadway.com Star of the Year! Here's Why We Love the Mean Girls Star by Eric King

Fans have voted Erika Henningsen the 2018 Broadway.com Star of the Year! The Broadway.com vlogger and Mean Girls lead is in great company—her new title was held in previ…

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Erika Henningsen Is the 2018 Broadway.com Star of the Year! Reasons to Love the Mean Girls Star by Eric King

Erika Henningsen has been named by you as the 2018 Broadway.com Star of the Year! The Broadway.com vlogger and Mean Girls lead is in great company—her new title was held in p…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Don't Be Like Kanye at The Cher Show! Six Theater Etiquette Tips to Remember by Eric King

This is the year Kanye West kept getting himself in trouble with his phone, but at the Broadway opening of The Cher Show on December 3, it wasn't a rogue tweet about politics that p…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Don't Be Like Kanye at The Cher Show! Five Theater Etiquette Tips to Remember by Eric King

This is the year Kanye West kept getting himself in trouble with his phone, but at the Broadway opening of The Cher Show on December 3, it wasn't a rogue tweet about politics that p…

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Sunday, December 2, 2018

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Summer, Springsteen & More by Eric King

New York theater audiences are preparing to say goodbye to two fabulous leading ladies, a mega rockstar in his Broadway debut, a disco diva's bio musical, several buzzy off-Bro…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Get a First Look at Bryan Cranston, Tatiana Maslany & More in Network on Broadway by Eric King

The buzzy London transfer of Network began performances at the Belasco Theatre on November 10, and Broadway.com has your first look at the production, directed by Ivo van Hove. Starring…

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Friday, November 23, 2018

The Ferryman's Tom Glynn-Carney on Returning to the Stage Post-Dunkirk and Singing Dear Evan Hansen by Eric King

As Shane Corcoran, the explosive young cousin of The Ferryman’s central family, Tom Glynn-Carney successfully hijacks the annual feast of the Harvest, as well as the second act of the …

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Ben Platt & the Cast of Waitress Celebrate June Squibb's First Bow as Old Josie by Eric King

On November 19, Broadway alum and Academy Award nominee June Squibb took her first bow as "Old Josie" in the hit musical Waitress. The actress takes over in the role of the lo…

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

New York City Center Celebrates 75 with A Chorus Line Gala by Eric King

New York City Center hosted an anniversary gala performance of A Chorus Line on November 14 to celebrate 75 years of theater-making. Robyn Hurder and Tony Yazbeck appear in the&nbs…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Monsters Who Have Stomped Down Broadway by Eric King

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we're challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to …

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Monday, November 5, 2018

The Fans Have Voted! The Top 10 Shondaland Stars Who Should Come to Broadway by Eric King

With Kerry Washington opening the new play American Son, Tony Goldwyn joining the London transfer of Network, and  Katie Lowesrecent debut in Waitress, Broadway is i…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Isn't She Loverly? See My Fair Lady's New Star Laura Benanti as Eliza Doolittle by Eric King

On October 23, Broadway fave Laura Benanti took over for Lauren Ambrose in the storied role of Eliza Doolittle in Lincoln Center's My Fair Lady. Now, we have our first loo…

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Nicolette Robinson in Waitress, The Nap, Anastasia's Zach Adkins & More by Eric King

New York theater audiences are preparing to say goodbye to three star turns, two new Broadway plays, the reworking of a classic rock 'n' roll revue, a slew of off-Broadway offer…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Skid Row in D.C.! See Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor & More in Little Shop of Horrors at the Kennedy Center by Eric King

The star-studded staging of Little Shop of Horrors began performances on October 24 at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The limited engagement is…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

The First Time Watching Wicked's New 15th Anniversary Trailer, Told in 15 GIFs by Eric King

Wicked's 15th Anniversary is blessing us with so much content, ladies! On October 31, the hit musical will celebrate 15 years on Broadway. That's 6,263 performances at the …

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel & Ariana Grande Join Stars Past and Present in Wicked Anniversary Special by Eric King

The hit musical Wicked is about to celebrate 15 years on Broadway. To celebrate the milestone, the show will air A Very Wicked Halloween, an hour-long special, hosted by original Broadw…

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Culturalist Challenge! Which Broadway Musical Characters Make the Best Halloween Costumes? by Eric King

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we're challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to …

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Monday, October 15, 2018

The Fans Have Voted! The Top 10 Riverdale Cast Members You Want to See On Broadway by Eric King

Riverdale, the CW's noir teen drama, kicked off its third season on October 10. With the show's regular musical moments like KJ Apa and Camila Mendes' rendition of…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Barbra Streisand Roles Lady Gaga Should Take on Next by Eric King

A Star is Born premiered to the tune of $43 million at the box office this weekend, turning screen actor (and Broadway alum) Bradley Cooper into a serious Hollywood director, …

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