All stories by Joe Dziemianowicz on BroadwayStars

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tony Awards tons of fun, but try to do too much at once by Joe Dziemianowicz

The Tony Awards on Sunday proved an object lesson on that dusty trope.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Jason Sudeikis to play Robin Williams' 'Dead Poets Society' role by Joe Dziemianowicz

Live from off-Broadway, it’s Jason Sudeikis.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Barbra Streisand's love affair with New York by Joe Dziemianowicz

Barbra Streisand is a Brooklyn girl - and she's back.

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'Troilus and Cressida' turns Central Park into a war zone by Joe Dziemianowicz

'Troilus and Cressida' blends love and war.

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

New York International Fringe Festival brings politics to light by Joe Dziemianowicz

Political hot potatoes have leading roles at the 20th New York International Fringe Festival, launching Aug. 12 and featuring 200 shows.

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Friday, August 5, 2016

‘Frozen’ out: Director Alex Timbers let go from Disney musical by Joe Dziemianowicz

The director was iced from this Disney musical.

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Impurr-fect 'Cats' revival with Leona Lewis opens on Broadway by Joe Dziemianowicz

"Cats" shows its impurr-fections in Broadway revival.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Jake Gyllenhaal will fire up Broadway in ‘Burn This’ by Joe Dziemianowicz

Broadway has called to Jake Gyllenhaal — again.

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s last Ham4Ham: A love letter & ‘Happy Trails' by Joe Dziemianowicz

Lin-Manuel Miranda leads his final "Ham4Ham" show.

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‘There’s Something Happening Here’ — again by Joe Dziemianowicz

Great songs of social protest endure.

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'Hamilton' creator, star Lin-Manuel Miranda takes final bow by Joe Dziemianowicz

“Hamilton” creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda took his final bow at the Broadway blockbuster on Saturday.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

'Hamilton' names replacements for Leslie Odom Jr. & Phillipa Soo by Joe Dziemianowicz

“Hamilton” has its eye on two new leads.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Why ‘Hamilton’ is an Anti-Donald-Trump Musical by Joe Dziemianowicz

"Hamilton" celebrates what Donald Trump is not.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

After Orlando: How ‘What the World Needs Now’ helps America heal by Joe Dziemianowicz

“What the World Needs Now Is Love” is an evergreen anthem.

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Estelle Parsons, Judith Ivey aces in 'Out of the Mouths of Babes' by Joe Dziemianowicz

Four women who loved the same man face each other at a funeral in Paris.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

New star at 'Hamilton'; Lin-Manuel Miranda's charity for Orlando by Joe Dziemianowicz

“Hamilton” is keeping the starring role of the “$10 founding father” in the family.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Summer theater stars Sean Hayes, Daniel Radcliffe, Sutton Foster by Joe Dziemianowicz

Plays and musicals offer starry summer staycations in the city.

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Janet McTeer's swaggers like Jagger in 'The Taming of the Shrew' by Joe Dziemianowicz

Janet McTeer, a Tony winner for “A Doll’s House,” slams the door on ladylike behavior as Petruchio in an all-female "Taming of the Shrew.”

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Tony Awards starts with somber nod to Pulse gay club massacre by Joe Dziemianowicz

The Tony Awards wasted no time acknowledging the unprecedented deadly massacre.

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‘Hamilton’ biggest draw for Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden by Joe Dziemianowicz

The Tony Awards have been nicknamed the Hamiltonys.

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When a play you’re at makes everyone in the theater say ‘N-----!' by Joe Dziemianowicz

"Turn Me Loose" invites you to call a black man a n-----? Seriously.

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Friday, June 10, 2016

Hamilton exhibit at Trinity Church reveals his religious side by Joe Dziemianowicz

Broadway isn’t the only place where “Hamilton” is a religious experience.

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Matthew Broderick haunted in ‘Shining City,’ plus ‘War,’ ‘Funny' by Joe Dziemianowicz

The need to connect links several Off-Broadway shows.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ owl safe after scary premiere by Joe Dziemianowicz

The "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" owl that went off-script is safe and sound.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

‘Hairspray Live!’ casts unknown Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad by Joe Dziemianowicz

Theater newcomer Maddie Baillio will star as Tracy Turnblad in NBC’s “Hairspray Live!"

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Even ‘God’ hates Donald Trump by Joe Dziemianowicz

"An Act of God" begs the question "Why is Donald Trump allowed to roam the earth?"

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Hey, Racist Muggles: You know Harry Potter is fiction, don’t you? by Joe Dziemianowicz

Critics of a black Hermione Granger in the London play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" just don't get it.

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Muhammad Ali’s Broadway debut wowed a lifelong fan by Joe Dziemianowicz

Yes, the Greatest starred on Broadway. A fan recalls the Muhammad Ali in "Buck White."

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda expected to leave 'Hamilton' on July 9 by Joe Dziemianowicz

It’s a wrap for an in-demand Broadway rapper. "Hamilton" creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda set to leave show in July.

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