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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Measure in Love! See Photos from the American Theatre Wing Gala Honoring Rent Creator Jonathan Larson and the Larson Family by Lindsey Sullivan

The American Theatre Wing's 2019 gala honoring the legacy of late Rent creator Jonathan Larson and the Larson family was held at Cipriani 42nd Street on September 16. The star-studded even…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

See Oscar Winner Marisa Tomei, Emun Elliott & More Get Ready for The Rose Tattoo by Lindsey Sullivan

Marisa Tomei is returning to the Great White Way in Tennesse Williams' The Rose Tattoo. The Oscar winner will take on the role of Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust an…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

See Sarah Jessica Parker , Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Star James Snyder & More Make Magic in Times Square by Lindsey Sullivan

Now this is how to celebrate a new school year! Harry Potter fans gathered in Times Square for a magical welcome "Back to Hogwarts" on the evening of September 5. Broadway alum and Harry Po…

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See Eileen Atkins, Jonathan Pryce & More Prep for Broadway's The Height of the Storm by Lindsey Sullivan

After an acclaimed debut in London's West End, Florian Zeller's The Height of the Storm is set to begin Broadway performances on September 10 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Eileen Atkins…

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See Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton, Charlie Cox & More Celebrate Betrayal's Opening Night on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Harold Pinter's Betrayal is back on Broadway. Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox star in the drama, which charts a seven-year romance between Emma (Ashton) and Jerry (Cox), the wif…

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On Top of the World! See Slave Play Scribe Jeremy O. Harris & More Strike a Pose Ahead of Broadway Bow by Lindsey Sullivan

After a sold-out run off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop, Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play is gearing up to bow on Broadway. The story takes place on the MacGregor Plantation, where fear a…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Don't Feed the Plants! Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle & More Get Ready for Little Shop of Horrors Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

The cast of Little Shop of Horrors is gearing up to begin performances at off-Broadway's Westside Theatre on September 17. As previously reported, the eagerly anticipated off-Broadway mounti…

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Monday, September 2, 2019

Ben Platt Rocks the Vote on The Politician, Betrayal Returns to Broadway & More September Picks by Lindsey Sullivan

Summer is officially winding down, but don’t give in to those back-to-school or back-to-work blues! There are plenty of events, theatrical offerings and even a binge-worthy new Netflix ser…

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Odds & Ends: Come From Away's Irene Sankoff & David Hein Team Up with Ellen DeGeneres for CW Series & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Come From Away Songwriting Pair Join Ellen DeGeneres for CW SeriesVariety reports that Come From Away Tony-nominated songwriting…

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Andréa Burns & Carolyn Mignini Join The Rose Tattoo, Starring Marisa Tomei by Lindsey Sullivan

Andréa Burns and Carolyn Mignini will join the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning 1951 play The Rose Tattoo. Burns will replace previously announced…

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Sope Dirisu & Natey Jones Join West End Transfer of Death of a Salesman, Starring Wendell Pierce & Sharon D. Clarke by Lindsey Sullivan

Sope Dirisu and Natey Jones will join Wendell Pierce and Olivier winner Sharon D. Clarke in two-time Tony winner Marianne Elliott and co-director Miranda Cromwell's acclaimed new staging of …

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Hamilton Star Austin Scott on Rapping with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rocking a Speedo on Pose & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Austin Scott in Hamilton (Photo by Joan Marcus)To make a Broadway debut is impressive, but to make one in a role as demanding and desired as Alexander Hamilton—now that is truly revolution…

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Sope Dirisu & Natey Jones Join West End Transfer of Death of a Salesman, Starring Wendell Pierce & Sharon D. Clarke by Lindsey Sullivan

Sope Dirisu and Natey Jones will join Wendell Pierce and Olivier winner Sharon D. Clarke in two-time Tony winner Marianne Elliott and co-director Miranda Cromwell's acclaimed new staging of …

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Ben Platt & Beanie Feldstein Set for Merrily We Roll Along Movie Adaptation with Filming to Span 20 Years by Lindsey Sullivan

It's their time, breathe it in! According to Collider, Broadway BFFs Ben Platt and Beanie Feldstein are teaming up for a film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along. Get this…

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Odds & Ends: Daphne Rubin-Vega to Perform at American Theatre Wing Gala to Celebrate Legacy of Jonathan Larson & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to Perform at American Theatre Wing Gala What a roster! As previously reported, the American Theatr…

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Going the Distance: Stage Hero Jelani Alladin On His 10-Word Hercules Bio That Says It All by Lindsey Sullivan

Folks line up! With 1,800 seats in Central Park's picturesque Delacorte Theater, the power of Disney fandom and only seven performances, it’s no secret that Public Works’ forthcoming pro…

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Waitress' Colleen Ballinger Talks Toilet Training Her Cat, Prop Closet Surprises & More on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Todrick Hall and Colleen Ballinger of Waitress (Photo by Matthew Murphy)Though her YouTube character "Miranda Sings" has garnered her millions of followers, Colleen Ballinger has always been…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Odds & Ends: Sneak a Peek at a Deleted Song from Disney's Live-Action Aladdin , Kristin Chenoweth's New Album & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Watch Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott Sing a Cut Song from Aladdin The shining, shimmering, splendid live-action Aladdin movie musi…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Ain't Too Proud's Box Office Heats Up at the Summer's End by Lindsey Sullivan

Get ready! Temperatures may be just starting to drop as August winds down and the school year starts up again, but it seems Broadway audiences want to have one last sizzling party before Sep…

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Watch Robbie Fairchild & More Address Lara Spencer Following Her Comments on Prince George's Ballet Lessons by Lindsey Sullivan

Robbie Fairchild, Travis Wall and Fabrice Calmels are no strangers to making moves: Fairchild was Tony-nominated for his fancy footwork in An American in Paris on Broadway in 2015 and appear…

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Raul Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & More Set for New York Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Seared by Lindsey Sullivan

Order up! Casting has been announced for the New York premiere of Seared by Pulitzer Prize finalist and two-time Emmy Award nominee Theresa Rebeck. Four-time Tony nominee Raúl Esparza will …

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Prepare to Be Amazed! Derren Brown Gets Ready to Ensnare the Minds of Broadway Audiences in Derren Brown: Secret by Lindsey Sullivan

Derren Brown is gearing up to begin Broadway performances of his acclaimed magic show Derren Brown: Secret. The show, which first played New York at the Atlantic Theater Company, transports …

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Watch Ain't Too Proud Star Derrick Baskin Offer Heavenly Vocals, Share Hilarious Onstage Happenings & More on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Derrick Baskin in Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations (Photo by Matthew Murphy)Derrick Baskin has appeared on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The L…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Catch The Cher Show, Pretty Woman & King Kong One Last Time by Lindsey Sullivan

It was a bittersweet week on Broadway as The Cher Show, Pretty Woman and King Kong all played final performances on August 18. Audiences packed into the Neil Simon, Nederlander and Broadway …

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Barry Manilow's Harmony Set for New York Debut at the Museum of Jewish Heritage by Lindsey Sullivan

Harmony, Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's long-gestating original musical, has a New York premiere date on the books. According to The New York Post, the production is scheduled to begin p…

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See Ben Platt, Jessica Lange & More in the First Trailer for Netflix's The Politician by Lindsey Sullivan

Ben Platt has our vote! Netflix released the first trailer for Ryan Murphy's new series The Politician, which stars the Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner as Payton, who has always known that he i…

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Keith Hines & CJ Pawlikowski Join the Cast of Jersey Boys Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Keith Hines and CJ Pawlikowski are set to join the off-Broadway cast of Jersey Boys beginning on August 19. The performers will take on the roles of Nick Massi and Bob Gaudio, respectively, …

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Friday, August 16, 2019

See the Cast of Bess Wohl's Make Believe Celebrate Opening Night Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Make Believe, Bess Wohl's funny and poignant play about the mysteries of childhood, officially opened at off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre on August 15. Wohl, director Michael Greif and the…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Oklahoma! Star Rebecca Naomi Jones Reveals Her Killer Björk Impression & More on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Rebecca Naomi Jones in Oklahoma! (Photo by Little Fang)Known for electric performances in Passing Strange, American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Murder Ballad, Rebecca Naomi Jones …

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Friday, August 9, 2019

See Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Sturridge & More Celebrate Opening Night of Sea Wall/A Life by Lindsey Sullivan

Sea Wall/A Life opened at Broadway's Hudson Theatre on August 8. Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge star in this evening of storytelling, taking on Nick Payne's A Life and Simon Stephens' Sea…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Watch Hadestown Star Patrick Page Pop Champagne in the Park, Dish About Reeve Carney Shenanigans & More on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Patrick Page in Hadestown (Photo by Matthew Murphy)Patrick Page has been lending his (super deep) voice and formidable stage presence to the Broadway stage for years, and his Tony-nominated …

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