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Monday, April 22, 2019

Shows Eligible for Tony Awards 2019 by Iris Chan

It’s the final countdown! This week, Broadway’s final few shows of the 2018-2019 Broadway season are preparing to open, just before the April 25 cut-off date for Tony eligibility. Next T…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

First Look: All My Sons by Iris Chan

Award-winning actors Annette Bening and Tracy Letts return to Broadway in the play that launched Arthur Miller as the moral voice of the American Theater. In the aftermath of WWII, the Kelle…

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Cher and The Cher Show Cast on The Tonight Show by Iris Chan

Superstars come and go. Cher is forever. For six straight decades, only one unstoppable force has flat-out dominated popular culture — breaking down barriers, pushing boundaries, and letti…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Watch Now: Beetlejuice The Musical Trailer by Iris Chan

"The musical comedy escape Broadway needs right now." -iHeartRadio The ghost-with-the-most comes to life on stage in this hilarious new musical based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film. D…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

First Look: Hadestown by Iris Chan

Welcome to Hadestown, where a song can change your fate. This acclaimed new musical by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre …

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First Look: Ink by Iris Chan

It’s 1969 London. The brash young Rupert Murdoch purchases a struggling paper, The Sun, and sets out to make it a must-read smash which will destroy – and ultimately horrify – the com…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

How to Stream Fosse/Verdon on FX by Iris Chan

Spanning five decades, Fosse/Verdon explores the singular romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse (Sam Rockwell) and Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams). He is a visionary filmmake…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

First Look: Oklahoma! by Iris Chan

75 years after Rodgers & Hammerstein reinvented the American musical, this is Oklahoma! as you’ve never seen or heard it before – reimagined for the 21st century. “The bright gol…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Musicals Stripped Back: Waitress in London Performs Bad Idea by Iris Chan

Cast members from Waitress sing "Bad Idea." Performers: Katharine McPhee, David Hunter, Nicole Raquel Dennis, Michael Hamway, Chris McGuigan and Sarah O'Connor. The post Musicals Stripped B…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

“Get Me to the Church on Time” from My Fair Lady on a GoPro by Iris Chan

This new video of "Get Me to the Church on Time" puts you onstage with the cast of My Fair Lady! The post “Get Me to the Church on Time” from <i>My Fair Lady</i> on a GoPro a…

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Stephanie J. Block from The Cher Show on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan by Iris Chan

Stephanie J. Block from The Cher Show on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan. For full performance, click HERE. The post Stephanie J. Block from <i>The Cher Show</i> on LIVE with Kelly and …

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The Cher Show Stars Singing on The Today Show by Iris Chan

Jarrod Spector and Micaela Diamond, who respectively play Sonny and Cher in the Broadway hit The Cher Show, take the stage on TODAY to perform the 1965 track “I Got You Babe.” The post…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

11 Tips for Group Leaders from Broadway Pros by Iris Chan

You’ve ordered your group tickets. Amazing! But what to do next? We know the logistics of bringing a group to Times Square can be challenging. As with most things, clear communication amon…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

First Look: Kiss Me Kate by Iris Chan

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Kiss Me, Kate. In Cole Porter’s sparkling 1948 musical, the warring lovers of The Taming of the Shrew are causing trouble both onstage and off. Whil…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

First Look: New Stars of 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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Thursday, February 21, 2019

First Look: Be More Chill by Iris Chan

What if popularity came in a pill? Would you take it, no questions asked? In Be More Chill, achieving the “perfect life” is now possible thanks to some mysterious new technology—but i…

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Watch Now: The Cast of Beautiful Performs on The View by Iris Chan

Watch the cast of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical performs on The View. For five years, Beautiful, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Carole King musical, has thrilled Broadway with the in…

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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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