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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough World Premiere on Broadway by Iris Chan

Announced today by the Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage is that the new musical Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough will now have its world premiere on Broadway when it opens in…

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Watch Now: “Only Us” from Dear Evan Hansen by Iris Chan

Roses are red. Polos are Blue. The world falls away as you watch these two…perform a special rendition of “Only Us.” Both deeply personal and profoundly contemporary, Dear Evan Hansen …

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Listen Now: All I Really Want from Jagged Little Pill by Iris Chan

“All I Really Want” performed by our World Premiere cast. "Ms. Morissette’s trailblazing 1995 album is taking on new life: as theater." - The New York Times Find out everything you nee…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Welcome to The Rock: The True Story of Broadway’s Come From Away by Iris Chan

Because we come from everywhere, we all come from away. Watch as this remarkable true story of friendship, humanity, and acceptance unfolds, and learn more about the life-changing kindness t…

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First Look: New Stars of My Fair Lady by Iris Chan

Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady has just been named the best Broadway musical of 2018 by The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, and Time Magazine. NY1 raves, “Every so often …

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Roundup: RENT on FOX by Iris Chan

Didn’t catch the FOX telecast of Rent? Watch some of the performances from the cast here: “Seasons Of Love” Performance “Rent” Performance “La Vie Boheme…

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

How to Watch RENT Live on Fox by Iris Chan

The live musical production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical RENT will air Sunday, January 27, 2019 (8:00-11:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delaye…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Michael Jackson Musical Announced by Iris Chan

Announced today by the Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage is the new musical Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough. Inspired by the life of “The King of Pop,” t…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Mean Girls on Broadway: “I’d Rather Be Me” Official Lyrics & Meaning by Iris Chan

Mean Girls on Broadway is a hit and has already grossed over $63 million in ticket sales to date. “I’d Rather Be Me” appears on Mean Girls (Original Broadway Cast Recording) and is pro…

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Beautiful to Offer Free Tickets During Government Shutdown by Iris Chan

It was announced today that federal employees on furlough due to the partial government shutdown will be given free admission to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical for select Tuesday, Thurs…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Seasons Of Love: Unplugged from RENT on Fox by Iris Chan

The live musical production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical RENT will air Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 (8:00-11:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Jimmy Fallon Joins Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton Cast in Puerto Rico by Iris Chan

Jimmy Fallon puts a Tonight Show spin on Hamilton as he joins the Puerto Rico cast for a special version of “The Story of Tonight.” Jimmy interviews Lin-Manuel Miranda on the set…

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Tony Hawk and Kyle Jarrow to Develop Musical Adaptation, Slam by Iris Chan

Announced today is a new musical adaptation of the 2007 Nick Hornby novel, Slam. This new musical will feature a book written by Kyle Jarrow (SpongeBob SquarePants) with music and lyrics by…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Reasons To See The Cher Show From a Cher Fan by Iris Chan

If you are a Cher fan, then the new Broadway musical The Cher Show is the perfect show for you! As a long-time Cher fan, here are some of the things I love about this dazzling new musical. T…

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Friday, January 4, 2019

First Look: True West by Iris Chan

Opposites attack in Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated play True West, about two brothers with more in common than they think. Holed up in their mother’s California house, lowlife L…

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Friday, December 21, 2018

December #Hamildrop: “One Last Time (44 Remix)” by Iris Chan

December #Hamildrop featuring "One Last Time (44 Remix)" by Christopher Jackson, Barack Obama, and Bebe Winans. Listen to the music now. The post December #Hamildrop: “One Last Time (4…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Sara Bareilles Returns to Waitress with Gavin Creel by Iris Chan

The producers of Waitress have exciting news to kick off the show’s third year on Broadway. The hit show’s composer and lyricist, the multi-platinum-selling Grammy and twice Tony-nominat…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

First Look: Network by Iris Chan

Tony, Olivier, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, All The Way) makes his triumphant return to Broadway in the National Theatre’s sold-out, critically acclaimed pro…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

November #Hamildrop: “Cheering For Me Now” by John Kander and Lin-Manuel Miranda by Iris Chan

November #Hamildrop featuring "Cheering For Me Now" by John Kander and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Watch the music video now. CREDITS: Music: John Kander Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda Director: Oz Rodr…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

First Look: The Prom by Iris Chan

The Prom, Broadway’s new musical comedy—with issues—follows four Broadway stars on a hilarious mission to change the world and get a little publicity for themselves. So when they hear …

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

October #Hamildrop: Theodosia Reprise by Sara Bareilles by Iris Chan

October #Hamildrop featuring "Theodosia Reprise" by Sara Bareilles. Listen now. The post October #Hamildrop: Theodosia Reprise by Sara Bareilles appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Wicked: History and Facts Infographic by Iris Chan

The post <i>Wicked</i>: History and Facts Infographic appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

LISTEN HERE FIRST: Kristin Chenoweth’s Best of Broadway Playlist by Iris Chan

In 2003, Kristin Chenoweth’s star turn in Wicked catapulted her to Broadway superstardom. Now, to celebrate Wicked’s record-breaking 15th anniversary, she’s curated a Spotify playlist …

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Barrett Wilbert Weed Performs “I’d Rather Be Me” from Mean Girls by Iris Chan

Stop what you're doing and raise your right finger with Barrett Wilbert Weed in the new "I'd Rather Be Me" music video! There's nothing you'd rather be watching, trust us. The post Barrett …

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

First Look: The Ferryman by Iris Chan

Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrati…

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Friday, October 5, 2018

“Anybody Have A Map?” performed by the Dear Evan Hansen Moms by Iris Chan

Four Broadway leading ladies singing together for the first time. The Broadway and National Tour Dear Evan Hansen Moms—Lisa Brescia, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Jessica Phillips and Christian…

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Friday, September 28, 2018

The Ultimate Broadway Coffee Guide by Iris Chan

Whether you’re ending your long workday and getting ready for a nighttime Broadway show or just passing through Times Square and taking in the hustle and bustle, try these great spots for …

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Monday, September 24, 2018

First Look: Christiani Pitts as Ann Darrow in King Kong by Iris Chan

Christiani Pitts appears in costume as Ann Darrow for the first time. The world’s most epic modern myth comes alive on Broadway through an innovative mix of animatronics, puppetry, music …

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Nicolette Robinson’s Road to Broadway by Iris Chan

Nicolette Robinson stars in Waitress on Broadway now through October 28! It’s the irresistible new musical featuring original songs by Sara Bareilles, a book by acclaimed screenwriter Je…

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First Look: Bernhardt/Hamlet by Iris Chan

Mark Twain wrote: “There are five kinds of actresses: bad actresses, fair actresses, good actresses, great actresses. And then there is Sarah Bernhardt.” In 1899, the international stage…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

A Look Back as Nicolette Robinson Gets Set to Star in Waitress by Iris Chan

Nicolette Robinson joins the cast Waitress in the role of Jenna today. She will be in the smash hit musical through October 28, 2018. Takes a look back at some of her past performances to g…

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