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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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Friday, October 5, 2018

First Look at Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris & the Cast of King Kong on Broadway by Eric King

King Kong begins performances October 5, and we have new production photos of stars Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris and a certain 2,000-pound, 20-story gorilla. Check ou…

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Mallory Bechtel on Joining Dear Evan Hansen's Newish Cast and How Her YouTube Page Led to Broadway by Eric King

Only a few weeks after she graduated from her Texas high school in May, Mallory Bechtel stepped into the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen as Zoe. Audiences might think this was her firs…

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Mallory Bechtel on Joining Dear Evan Hansen's Newish Cast and How Her YouTube Page Lead to Broadway by Eric King

Only a few weeks after she graduated from her Texas high school in May, Mallory Bechtel stepped into the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen as Zoe. Audiences might think this was her firs…

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

In the Rehearsal Room with Yehezkel Lazarov and the Fiddler on the Roof National Tour Cast by Eric King

The national tour of Fiddler on the Roof is headed out of Annatevka and off to cities all across the United States later this month. The tour, which kicks off on October 23 in Philadelphia, …

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Waitress' Katie Lowes & Adam Shapiro on Their Broadway Debuts & Other Firsts by Eric King

It's been a year of firsts and lasts for Katie Lowes and Adam Shapiro. Last October, the couple, who were married in 2012, had their first child, Albee Quinn. In Apri…

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Lauren Ambrose in My Fair Lady, Collective Rage & More by Eric King

New York theater audiences are preparing to say goodbye to two star turns, an off-Broadway play, a Tony-nominated leading lady and more. Broadway.com rounded up the hit stagings an…

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Fall Preview 2018: Complete Listings of 33 Must-See New Shows On and Off-Broadway by Eric King

The fall theater season has arrived, and Broadway.com's 2018 Fall Preview is here to help you navigate all the original musicals, hotly anticipated West End tran…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

RuPaul's Drag Race Judge Michelle Visage Will Step Into Everybody's Talking About Jamie in the West End by Eric King

Michelle Visage is best known for her biting critiques of the looks that strut down the runway on RuPaul's Drag Race. Now, she'll be making her West End debut as an intolerant high s…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Broadway Alum Darren Criss Wins First Emmy for American Crime Story; Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Triumphs for Godless by Eric King

Broadway alum Darren Criss took home his first Emmy Award on September 17 for his chilling take on murderer Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.&…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Broadway Alum Darren Criss Wins His First Emmy for American Crime Story, Jeff Daniels Wins for Godless by Eric King

Broadway alum Darren Criss took home his first Emmy Award September 17 for his chilling take on murderer Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

See Ben Schnetzer & the Cast of the New Broadway Comedy The Nap in these Show Photos by Eric King

The Nap, a new comedy from Richard Beane about the world of the British billiards game snooker, started previews at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on September 5. Check o…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Developing Reworked Cinderella Musical by Eric King

Recent EGOT-er Andrew Lloyd Webber is currently developing a modern retelling of Cinderella for the stage. The Tony-winning composer behind Evita, Sunset Boulevard and The Pha…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Reportedly Developing Reworked Cinderella Musical for the Stage by Eric King

Recent EGOT-er Andrew Lloyd Webber is currently developing a modern re-telling of Cinderella for the stage, Deadline reports. The Tony-winning composer behind Evita, Sunset Bouleva…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Get a First Look at Janet McTeer and the Cast of Bernhardt/Hamlet by Eric King

Bernhardt/Hamlet, the new play about legendary actress Sarah Bernhardt's 1899 performance in the even more legendary Shakespeare role, began previews August 31 at the American Airli…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

See Justin Paul, Benj Pasek & the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen's National Tour Before They Hit the Road by Eric King

The cast and creative team of Dear Evan Hansen's national tour gathered at the New 42nd Street Studios September 6 ahead of the tour's launch. Songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul,…

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

You'll Be Back! See Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Meet Lin-Manuel Miranda at Hamilton in the West End by Eric King

King George wasn't joking around when he teased the founding fathers in the musical Hamilton, "You'll be back." In real life, the six-times great-grandson of…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Carousel, SpongeBob, Straight White Men & More by Eric King

New York theater audiences are gearing up to say goodbye to a new musical, an acclaimed revival, a Tony-winning dame and a slew of off-Broadway shows. Broadway.com rounded up the h…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Sasson Gabay on Coming Full Circle in The Band's Visit, Meeting an Old Friend in Tewfiq & American Anonymity by Eric King

Only hours after The Band’s Visit won 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the production announced a new leading man in the role of Tewfiq. Of course, he wasn’…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Broadway Staycation: Five Fun & Splashy Shows to See this Summer by Eric King

Are you a tourist traveling to New York City to see the sights, or a local trapped in the swamp of Manhattan while all your friends go to The Hamptons on the weekend? Either w…

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Get an Exclusive Look at Jason Robert Brown, Shoshana Bean & More Recording the Encores! Songs for a New World Cast Album by Eric King

As previously reported, the acclaimed Encores! Off-Center production of Songs for a New World, which ran from June 27-30 at New York City Center, will receive a cast…

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Carousel Tony Winner Lindsay Mendez Gets a Sardi's Portrait by Eric King

Carousel star Lindsay Mendez is having an awesome summer: she won a Tony Award for her performance as Carrie Pipperidge in June, and now she has joined the Broadway royalty im…

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Tony Winner Billy Porter Will Appear in Season Eight of American Horror Story by Eric King

Looks like Billy Porter is adding another Ryan Murphy credit to his resume. After starring in Murphy's POSE on FX, in which he plays the fierce ball emcee Pray Tell, Porter announced on …

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Gizel Jiménez Moves to Avenue Q as Kate Monster by Eric King

Fresh off its 15th anniversary celebration, Avenue Q is getting a new Kate Monster. Gizel Jiménez will step into the role on August 27, taking over for Dana Steingold. Jim&eacut…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Hello, Dolly!, A Bronx Tale, The Boys in the Band & More by Eric King

In August, New York theater audiences will say "So long, dearie!" to a beloved revival, plays old and new, star turns from TV faves and more. Here are the performances&nb…

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Monday, July 16, 2018

The Great Work Ends: The Scene at the Stage Door on Angels in America's Final Broadway Performance by Eric King

The Tony-winning revival of Angels in America played its last performance at the Neil Simon Theatre on July 15. The Marianne Elliott-helmed National Theatre production tr…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Drag Race Favorites You Want to See on Broadway by Eric King

In honor of RuPaul's Drag Race finalist Peppermint preparing to make her Broadway debut in Head Over Heels—plus, last week's coronation of Season 10 winner …

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Culturalist Challenge! Which Drag Race Favorite Should Sashay to 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 to…

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