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Friday, June 28, 2019

Hugh Jackman on taking his show on the road — and wanting Ryan Reynolds to cameo by Jessica Derschowitz

Even before he starred in a certain movie musical with a certain title, Hugh Jackman was known for being a hell of a showman. You could even say he’s one of the greatest. The actor has cha…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

What you missed at Stephen Sondheim and Jason Robert Brown's incredible benefit show by Jessica Derschowitz

When you’re Stephen Sondheim, you earn a standing ovation before you say a word — or play a note. So, naturally, that’s what an enthusiastic crowd gave the Broadway legend when he step…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Girl From the North Country, featuring Bob Dylan songs, is coming to Broadway by Jessica Derschowitz

Girl From the North Country is making its way to Broadway. The musical, which uses songs from the Bob Dylan catalog to tell the stories of residents in a Depression-era Midwestern boarding h…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

What you didn't see on TV during the Tony Awards by Jessica Derschowitz and Dave Quinn

The Tony Awards celebrated the best of Broadway on Sunday night, in a ceremony that kicked off with a star-filled musical number from host James Corden and ended with big wins for Hadestown …

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of winners by Jessica Derschowitz

Give a round of applause for this year’s Tony winners! On Sunday night, the American Theater Wing bestowed the 73rd annual Tony Awards on the best of the 2018-2019 Broadway season, which b…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Here are our predictions for who will win at the Tony Awards by Jessica Derschowitz

This year’s Tony nominees tell a tale of two (New York) cities: the huge, commercial productions commonly mounted these days on Broadway marquees (like Tootsie and Beetlejuice), and the in…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of nominees by Jessica Derschowitz

We’re now one step closer to Broadway’s biggest night. Nominations have been announced for the 73rd annual Tony Awards, honoring the best plays, musicals, and performances of the 2018-20…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

With Annette Bening and Tracy Letts, All My Sons makes a harrowing return: EW review by Jessica Derschowitz

Eleven years can feel like a lifetime ago — especially in an era where the news cycle can make a week seem to last a month — but that’s how long it’s been since All My Sons last appe…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Broadway's Hadestown takes an epic musical journey to the underworld: EW review by Jessica Derschowitz

As far as tales as old as time go, the stories of Greek mythology are pretty high up there, those epic stories of gods and men that have been told for thousands of years and inspired countle…

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Laurie Metcalf and Eddie Izzard to star in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway by Jessica Derschowitz

We’re going to be heading over to George and Martha’s next year. Laurie Metcalf and Eddie Izzard will play the battling couple in a new revival of Edward Albee’s searing play Who’s A…

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

It's showtime! Get the first look at the Broadway-bound Beetlejuice musical by Jessica Derschowitz

Director Alex Timbers tells EW about the new musical based on the beloved Tim Burton film, with Alex Brightman in the title role

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How the Beetlejuice musical conjured Burton and beyond to haunt Broadway by Jessica Derschowitz

For a story about dead people, Beetlejuice has never felt so lively. Tim Burton’s 1988 supernatural comedy has been reincarnated as a new Broadway musical (opening April 25) with Tony nomi…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Watch Kelli O'Hara do her best Billy Flynn while singing Chicago at MCC's Miscast by Jessica Derschowitz

All she cares about is love… and maybe those feather fans. Broadway star Kelli O’Hara swapped her Kiss Me, Kate costumes for a sleek white suit Monday when she took the stage at MCC Thea…

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Saturday, January 23, 2016

Rent original cast reunion at BroadwayCon | EW.com by Jessica Derschowitz

Cast members and creative team share memories of Jonathan Larson reflect on the show's 20th anniversary at BroadwayCon

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