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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Watch Broadway Couple Audra McDonald & Will Swenson's Heart-Warming Performance of 'Smile' by Lindsey Sullivan

Got the stuck inside scaries? You're definitely not alone. Need something to calm you down and make you feel super cozy? Look no further than the heavenly vocals of Broadway power couple Aud…

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Broadway Icon Chita Rivera on Her Favorite Leading Men: 'Eat Your Heart Out' by Lindsey Sullivan

Known for Great White Way performances in West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, Chicago, The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Nine and many more, Chita Rivera is the definition of a Broadway legen…

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Quadruple Threat! Tina's Adrienne Warren, and Her Tiny Sax, Slays 'The Best' from Her Bathtub by Lindsey Sullivan

Run up and down a staircase in high heels? No problem. Sing through a challenging Broadway score of iconic anthems? Done. Entertain thousands of viewers from your bathroom using golden vocal…

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Patti LuPone Performs & Encourages Fans to 'Take Stock of This Time' From Her Fab Basement by Lindsey Sullivan

Everybody rise for Broadway powerhouse Patti LuPone! As a result of the New York City shutdown due to COVID-19, the two-time Tony winner is not currently performing in Company at the Bernard…

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Watch Jagged Little Pill' Lauren Patten Offer a Fireside Rendition of Alanis Morissette’s 'Ironic' by Lindsey Sullivan

Lauren Patten brings Jagged Little Pill audiences to their feet with her raw take on Alanis Morissette's "You Oughta Know." On's broadcast of The Rosie O'Donnell Show, the youn…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Watch Ben Platt Perform 'Make You Feel My Love' & Share Details About His Second Solo Album by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway fans were thrilled to see Ben Platt wave through this window! On March 22, the Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner joined the  star-studded lineup of the one-night return of The Rosie O…

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Watch Ben Platt Perform 'Make You Feel My Love' & Reveal Details About His Second Solo Album by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway fans were thrilled to see Ben Platt wave through this window! On March 22, the Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner joined the  star-studded lineup of the one-night return of The Rosie O…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

'Women Don't Have to Wait': Watch Sister Act Leading Lady Nicole Vanessa Ortiz Perform 'Fabulous, Baby!' by Lindsey Sullivan

Audiences will be saying "hallelujah" when they experience Nicole Vanessa Ortiz's star power in the forthcoming Paper Mill Playhouse production of Sister Act, which is scheduled to run at th…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Watch Jagged Little Pill's Elizabeth Stanley Throw Pottery & Shake It Off on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Elizabeth Stanley in Jagged Little Pill (Photo: Matthew Murphy) After lending her talents to roles in Company, Cry-Baby, Million Dollar Quartet and On the Town, Elizabeth Stanley is now t…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Watch The Lion King Star Adrienne Walker's Soulful Rendition of 'Shadowland' by Lindsey Sullivan

Adrienne Walker is currently portraying Nala in the smash hit Broadway production of The Lion King and unlike in the animated film, her character gets a solo song. She recently came by Br…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Wicked's Shoba Narayan on Breaking Barriers and That Time She Let Lin-Manuel Miranda Go to Voicemail by Lindsey Sullivan

Age: 29 Hometown: Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania Current Role: Nessarose, the sister of the misunderstood heroine Elphaba in the Broadway smash Wicked. Because she was born with damage t…

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Frozen's Ciara Renée Used to Wear Out Her Disney VHS Tapes, Now She's Playing Elsa on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Ciara Renée has moved audiences and belted her face off in an array of powerful stage roles. She's made magic as The Leading Player in the Tony-winning revival of Pippin. She's rocked a gre…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Watch Mean Girls Queen Bee Reneé Rapp Claim Her Throne with This Powerful Performance of 'Someone Gets Hurt' by Lindsey Sullivan

With her stunning vocals and commanding stage presence, it's hard to believe young talent Reneé Rapp is only just making her Broadway debut in Mean Girls. The Jimmy Award winner turned Broa…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Watch Mack & Mabel's Leading Lady Alexandra Socha Take on 'Wherever He Ain't' by Lindsey Sullivan

In Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart's Mack & Mabel showstopper "Wherever He Ain't," leading lady Mabel declares she's got to give her life "some sparkle and fizz." Stage favorate Alexan…

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Watch Miss Saigon Tour Leading Man Anthony Festa Perform His Gravity-Defying Rendition of 'Why God Why' by Lindsey Sullivan

Anthony Festa is leading the Miss Saigon national tour as Chris, an American G.I. who falls for Kim (played by Emily Bautista) during the Vietnam War. He showed off his powerful pipes when h…

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

West Side Story, New Faces at Frozen & More February Picks from the Staff by Lindsey Sullivan

The cold never bothered us anyway—especially with so much great theater to cozy up to this February! The staff has got heart eyes for both Great White Way and intimate downtow…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Watch Les Miz Tour Javert Preston Truman Boyd's Luminous Performance of 'Stars' by Lindsey Sullivan

Preston Truman Boyd is currently on the road playing Inspector Javert on the national tour of Les Misérables, but this isn't his first time taking on Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönb…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Michael Urie Almost Became a Drama Teacher, Now He's Playing One in Grand Horizons by Lindsey Sullivan

You can’t deny that Michael Urie is dedicated to his craft. This past December, he was pulling double duty: While performing in Tony Kushner's A Bright Room Called Day off-Broadway at t…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Watch Meghan Picerno Pay Tribute to Hal Prince in ‘Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again’ From Phantom of the Opera by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway’s longest-running show, The Phantom of the Opera, celebrates 32 years on the boards on January 26. Set to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s epic score, the story of a mysterious masked ma…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

To Kill a Mockingbird's Nina Grollman on Playing Both Scout and Her Pop Alter Ego Softee by Lindsey Sullivan

Nina Grollman in To Kill a Mockingbird (Photo by Julieta Cervantes) Nina Grollman has come a long way from her second grade production of The Magic School Bus in Fargo, North Dakota. She g…

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Watch the Broadway Inspirational Voices' Revolutionary Rendition of 'The Room Where It Happens' from Hamilton by Lindsey Sullivan

We wish we'd been in this room! Luckily, theater fans can see the incredibly talented vocal stylings of the Broadway Inspirational Voices in a brand new video where they take on the Hamilton…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Ain't Too Proud Breaks the Imperial Theatre Box Office Record by Lindsey Sullivan

The weather may be chilly, but Ain't Too Proud is certainly heating up Broadway. The production set a new box office record at the Imperial Theatre for the week ending December 8 with $1,710…

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Odds & Ends: Jonathan Groff Joins The Matrix, Aladdin Live-Action Film to Receive Spinoff Series & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Two-Time Tony Nominee Jonathan Groff Tapped for The Matrix 4 From Mindhunter to The Matrix! Two-time Tony nom…

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See Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff, Josh Groban & More Step Out for New York Stage & Film's 2019 Winter Gala by Lindsey Sullivan

A starry lineup of performers and presenters toasted honorees Tom Hulce and Diana DiMenna at New York Stage and Film's winter gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom on December 8. Lea Michele and Jon…

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Watch Jeanna de Waal Belt Out 'If' from the Princess Diana Musical, Diana by Lindsey Sullivan

Hear ye, hear ye! Jeanna de Waal, who is gearing up to star as the iconic Princess Diana in the Broadway-bound musical Diana, joined forces with the show's music man David Bryan to offer a t…

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They Love Play Rehearsal! Scott Folan, Blake Patrick Anderson & More Set for London's Be More Chill by Lindsey Sullivan

The highly anticipated London transfer of Be More Chill has found its casting! The lead roles of BFFs Jeremy Heere and Michael Mell will be played by Scott Folan and Blake Patrick Anderson, …

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Arielle Jacobs, Jason Gotay, Julia Murney & More Join Between the Lines Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting has been announced for Between the Lines, a new musical based on the acclaimed novel by Jodi Picoult and her daughter Samantha van Leer. Arielle Jacobs will star in the off-Broadway …

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Ramin Karimloo & More Tapped for The Secret Garden at the London Palladium by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater fans love a chance to see Ramin Karimloo onstage! Concert performances of the Tony-winning musical The Secret Garden will take place at the London Palladium on April 4, 2020. The cas…

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Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter, Andrew Lloyd Webber & More Earn 2020 Golden Globe Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Nominations are here for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2020 Golden Globe Awards! A talented group of theater alums are among the list of creatives set to be recognized at the ce…

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Friday, December 6, 2019

See Alanis Morissette & the Cast of Jagged Little Pill Get Reflective in These Exclusive Portraits by Lindsey Sullivan

The Alanis Morissette-scored musical Jagged Little Pill opened on December 5 at the Broadhurst Theatre. This isn't a biomusical about the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter but an evocative lo…

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See Blair Underwood, David Alan Grier & the Cast of A Soldier's Play Gear Up for Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning A Soldier's Play is set to make its Broadway premiere at the American Airlines Theatre this season. The drama stars David Alan Grier as a black serg…

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