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Friday, April 21, 2017

The Tony-Winning Trio Behind Ragtime Takes Another Shot at Anastasia by Harry Haun

Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty on creating an original story with Terrence McNally for their latest Broadway outing.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth, Tommy Tune, Billy Joel Among Those Who Celebrated Broadway Titan James M. Nederlander by Harry Haun

The life of the late Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and patriarch of the theatre-owning dynasty was celebrated in a star-filled April 9 memorial.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: How Miss Saigon’s Lea Salonga Achieved Overnight Stardom at 20 by Harry Haun

Fresh off her 1991 Tony Award win for Best Actress in a Musical, a 20-year-old Lea Salonga talks about the pressures of starring in one of Broadway’s most-expensive blockbusters.

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

What Sam Shepard Actually Wanted to Be When He Grew Up by Harry Haun

The Oscar-nominated actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Buried Child nearly bypassed a life in the theatre.

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

MCC Theater Proves Three Artistic Directors Are Better Than One by Harry Haun

As the Off-Broadway institution turns 30, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, and Robert LuPone celebrate another first.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Did You Know Boy Meets World’s Mr. Feeny Was 1776’s Original John Adams? by Harry Haun

Actor William Daniels recounts a life spent on the stage and on the screen and that infamous rejection of a Tony nomination.

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Monday, March 6, 2017

What Theatre Nurtured David Mamet, Martin McDonagh, David Yazbeck and More? by Harry Haun

Artistic director Neil Pepe celebrates 25 years of supporting theatre’s great writers.

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What Theatre Nurtured David Mamet, Martin McDonagh, David Yazbek and More? by Harry Haun

Artistic director Neil Pepe celebrates 25 years of supporting theatre’s great writers.

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Why You Need to Know the Name Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins by Harry Haun

The playwright and Pulitzer Prize finalist turns in another singular work with his new play, Everybody.

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Why You Need to Know the Name Branden Jacobs-Jenkins by Harry Haun

The playwright and Pulitzer Prize finalist turns in another singular work with his new play, Everybody.

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

When the Biographer of the Stars Looks At Her Own Life by Harry Haun

After chronicling the lives of Brando, Fonda and more, and a lifelong friendship with Audrey Hepburn Patricia Bosworth reports on her own life.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

What to Look for This Month Off-Broadway by Harry Haun

Highlighted performances, reunions, and anticipated transfers to Broadway.

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

How August Wilson Made Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Career by Harry Haun

The Jitney director talks about Wilson’s influence, and completing his American Century Cycle on Broadway.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Inside the Opening Night Celebration of Broadway’s First A Cappella Musical by Harry Haun

In Transit’s cast and creative team, including writer Kristen Anderson-Lopez, director Kathleen Marshall, and more hit the red carpet on opening night.

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Friday, December 9, 2016

Remembering Edward Albee by Harry Haun

Friends share personal stories and quintessential Albee-isms at the memorial service for the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

For David Oyelowo, Taking on Othello Is Anything But Typical by Harry Haun

Though the Golden Globe-nominated actor had avoided Shakespeare’s Othello, he couldn’t resist the New York Theatre Workshop production co-starring Daniel Craig.

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Monday, December 5, 2016

All Aboard Lincoln Center Theater’s Babylon Line by Harry Haun

Josh Radnor returns to the New York stage in a new Off-Broadway play.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Pulitzer Prize Finalist Richard Greenberg Talks His New Plays Starring Josh Radnor by Harry Haun

For the first time in his 30-year career, the Tony Award-winning playwright straddles two different mediums.

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Stars Get Sexy for the Opening of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Harry Haun

The stage precursor to Dangerous Liaisons opens in a salacious Broadway revival.

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Friday, October 28, 2016

The Falsettos Cast Talks Making Their Mark on This Revival by Harry Haun

Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, Stephanie J. Block and more reflect on their opening night of Falsettos on Broadway.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

What Kristin Chenoweth Will Do for Love by Harry Haun

Chenoweth reveals her plans, and her wardrobe, for her upcoming Broadway concert: My Love Letter to Broadway

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Friday, October 21, 2016

What Stars Turned Out for the Momentous Front Page Opening? by Harry Haun

With a cast full of acting titans, the red carpet was much the same.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Who Was the Surprise Guest at Oh, Hello’s Opening Night? by Harry Haun

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney talk about their starry night opening on Broadway, they’re oh-so-fitting surprise guest and leaving audiences charmed, we’re sure.

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Friday, October 7, 2016

The Stars of Holiday Inn Reflect on Their Opening Performance! by Harry Haun

Inside the opening night and after party with the stars and creative forces behind Roundabout’s “joy machine.” How do they think it went?

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Diane Lane Reflects on Her Full-Circle Stroll Through The Cherry Orchard by Harry Haun

The Oscar nominee made her Broadway debut in the Anton Chekhov play, and now she’s back—this time, starring. She recalls her first trip to the Orchard.

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Sunday, October 2, 2016

William Finn Explains How Falsettos Came to Be by Harry Haun

The Tony Award-winning writer takes us back to the moments he found inspiration for March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland—what is now Falsettos, the musical being revived on Broadway.

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Friday, September 30, 2016

What the Author of The Encounter: Amazon Beaming Thought of the Stage Show by Harry Haun

Petru Popescu, the first to tell the story of Loren McIntyre, was among the opening-night attendees of Broadway’s The Encounter.

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Don’t Blink! Some of Broadway’s Shortest Runs Earned the Biggest Awards by Harry Haun

How great do you have to be to win a mainstream theatre award for just a single performance?

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Is Tick, Tick…BOOM! a Turning Point for Off-Broadway’s Keen Company? by Harry Haun

Tick, Tick…BOOM! upgraded to a bigger theatre due to ticket demand, and now the company producing the musical also looks to upgrade—with each and every Off-Broadway venture.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

James L. Nederlander Looks to the Future as He’s Honored Among Sports Legends by Harry Haun

Both his worlds came comfortably together in the same banquet hall at the Waldorf Astoria.

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Monday, August 1, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber and His Cats Cast Reflect on Opening Night by Harry Haun

Inside the opening night performance and festivities with the composer and cast of the anticipated revival of the record-breaking classic.

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