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Saturday, May 25, 2019

All Rise for Celia Keenan-Bolger: The To Kill a Mockingbird Star Talks Tonys, Motherhood & Why Theater Fans Rule by Lindsey Sullivan

Celia Keenan-Bolger is a New York stage stalwart, a mother, an advocate for social justice and just as much of a theater geek as you are. She is also a 2019 Audience Choice Awar…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Ain't Too Proud Scribe Dominique Morisseau on Her Deep Connection with Detroit & What Would Be Better Than Her 'Genius' Grant by Lindsey Sullivan

Ain't Too Proud (Photo by Matthew Murphy)Dominique Morisseau is an acclaimed playwright, known for works like Detroit '67, Paradise Blue, Skeleton Crew, Pipeline and more. Now, she is celebr…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Broadway's Loverly My Fair Lady Revival to End Its Run; West End Production in the Works by Lindsey Sullivan

Bartlett Sher's sweeping revival of My Fair Lady will conclude its run on July 7. The production began previews on March 15, 2018 and officially opened on April 19, 2018. My Fair Lady will h…

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Here's a First Look at Audra McDonald & Michael Shannon in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune by Lindsey Sullivan

Towering talents Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon are back on Broadway this spring in Terrence McNally's two-hander Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. Six-time Tony winner McDonald p…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

See the Company of Aziza Barnes' BLKS Celebrate the Play's World Premiere Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Aziza Barnes' new play BLKS opened at MCC's Robert W. Wilson Theater Space on May 9. The story centers on three NYC twenty-somethings hunting for intimacy and purpose in a city that doesn't…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Cynthia Erivo on The Color Purple Movie, Returning to Broadway & Her Live From Lincoln Center Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

Get ready for a Cynthia Erivo world takeover. The big-voiced Brit has a Live from Lincoln Center solo concert airing on PBS on May 10. "That night felt amazing! Now I get to relive it and sh…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Choir Boy's Tony-Nominated Choreographer Camille A. Brown on the Magic Mike Musical, Inspiring Young Black Women & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Choir Boy (Photo by Joan Marcus)Choreographer Camille A. Brown is in demand: In addition to upcoming projects like the Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, off-Broad…

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Pose! Billy Porter and More Broadway Stars Embrace the Camp on the Met Gala Pink Carpet by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's brightest are living it up at the hottest party of the year: the 2019 Met Gala. This year's epic fashion theme: camp! Check out fabulous photos from the red pink carpet! Emmy win…

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Camp! Broadway's Billy Porter Goes for the Gold on the Met Gala Pink Carpet by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's brightest are living it up at the hottest party of the year: the 2019 Met Gala. This year's epic fashion theme: camp! Check out fabulous photos from the red pink carpet! Tony win…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Ink Tony Nominee Bertie Carvel on Playing Rupert Murdoch, Enjoying Steak on Stage & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Bertie Carvel in Ink (Photo by Joan Marcus)Bertie Carvel made his Broadway debut playing quite the fictional character: the evil Miss Trunchbull in Matilda. The performance earned him a 2013…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Results Are In! These 2019 Tony Snubs Upset Fans the Most by Lindsey Sullivan

We've definitely had too much coffee today, and we're definitely still talking about the 2019 Tony Award nominations. (Trust us—we will be until June 9.) We're excited for this year's n…

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Excuse Me?! Which 2019 Tony Nomination Snub Has You Most Stunned? Vote Now! by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater lovers (and Broadway hopefuls) woke up early this morning to tune in for the announcement of the 73rd annual Tony Awards live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Portraits, Portraits, Portraits! See the Beetlejuice Cast & More Strike a Pose on Opening Night by Lindsey Sullivan

It was showtime on April 25 for the Broadway production of Beetlejuice, which opened at the Winter Garden Theatre. The new musical, starring Alex Brightman and Sophia Anne Caruso, is based o…

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Frozen's Ryann Redmond on Making Olaf Her Own, Her Dream of Playing Evan Hansen & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Ryann Redmond in Frozen (Photo by Deen van Meer)Ryann Redmond, whose Broadway credits include Bring It On, If/Then and Escape to Margartiaville, has a cool new gig: She is playing Olaf in …

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Good for You! Dear Evan Hansen Celebrates 1,000 Performances on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

April 25 was a great day, and here's why: the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen celebrated 1,000 performances on the Great White Way! That's a whole lot of casts and blue polos! Original…

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Ain’t Too Proud’s Ephraim Sykes on Rising Up from the Ensemble, His Dream Project with Hairspray Live! Co-Star Ariana Grande & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Ephraim Sykes in Ain't Too Proud (Photo by Matthew Murphy)Unlike David Ruffin, The Temptations’ bespectacled showstopper, Ain’t Too Proud's Ephraim Sykes was not born ravenous for the s…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Pinball Wizard! See Casey Cott, Christian Borle & More in The Who's Tommy at the Kennedy Center by Lindsey Sullivan

Casey Cott's a pinball wizard! The Riverdale fave is starring alongside Christian Borle and Mandy Gonzalez in the Kennedy Center production of The Who's Tommy, which is playing through April…

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Extra! Extra! See Jonny Lee Miller, Bertie Carvel & the Cast of Ink Take Their Opening Night Bows by Lindsey Sullivan

James Graham's Ink, which chronicles the story of Rupert Murdoch and Larry Lamb's collaboration to crush the competition with The Sun, opened at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Apr…

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See the Cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Celebrate One Year of Broadway Magic by Lindsey Sullivan

A year's worth of mischief has been managed! The hit two-part epic Harry Potter and the Cursed Child marked its first year on Broadway on April 22. Stars James Snyder, Jenny Jules, Matt Muel…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Livin' It Up on Top! Hadestown to Release Original Cast Recording by Lindsey Sullivan

Hadestown fans are in for some great news! The Broadway production of the new musical by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and developed with director Rachel Chavkin will receive …

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You Better Work! Sony Pictures Acquires the Screen Rights to Britney Spears Musical Once Upon a One More Time by Lindsey Sullivan

That was fast! According to Deadline, Sony Pictures has acquired the screen rights to the Broadway-aimed Britney Spears musical Once Upon a One More Time ahead of its Chicago run in the fal…

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The Prom's Christopher Sieber on Casting the Netflix Movie, Cursing in Hip-Hop Class & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Tony nominee Christopher Sieber is landing laughs as Trent Oliver, the delightfully stuffy Juilliard alum (did he mention he attended Juilliard?), in the Casey Nicholaw-helmed side-…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Be More Chill's Stephanie Hsu on Sweet Stage Door Moments, Singing Wicked in the Car & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Stephanie Hsu and Will Roland in Be More Chill (Photo by Maria Baranova)She loves play rehearsal! Stephanie Hsu is landing laughs and drumming up Broadway buzz for her standout performance a…

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Hello! Check Out This Exclusive Photo of Dave Thomas Brown, Destinee Rea & Cody Jamison Strand in The Book of Mormon by Lindsey Sullivan

Need to cure your case of the Mondays? We've got just the thing: a spiffy new shot from The Book of Mormon! The pic features Destinee Rea as Mrs. Brown, Dave Thomas Brown as Elder Price and …

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

See Jason Danieley & More Celebrate Inaugural Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment Recipient Ashley Park by Lindsey Sullivan

Mean Girls Tony nominee and cancer survivor Ashley Park received is the first recipient of Cancer Support Community's Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment. Park appeared alongside the late th…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Willkommen! Watch Behind-the-Scenes Footage from Schitt's Creek's 'Life Is A Cabaret' Season Finale by Lindsey Sullivan

PopTV's hit television show Schitt's Creek concluded its fifth season on April 10, and it included a delightfully calamitous local production of Cabaret directed by Moira Rose (Catherine O'…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

See Kathryn Erbe, Daniel Jenkins & Christopher Livingston Prep for Something Clean's World Premiere by Lindsey Sullivan

Something Clean is set for its world premiere at the Roundabout Theatre Company this spring. Performances begin on May 4 with an official opening set for May 30. Tony nominees Kathryn Erbe a…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

So Wrong, It's Right! See Photos from MCC's Annual Miscast Gala, Honoring Laura Linney by Lindsey Sullivan

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater selected a talent-filled group of stars to perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast at the 2019 Miscast concert. The benefit, which honored Laur…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Check Out These Patriotic Portraits of Heidi Schreck & More on Opening Night of What the Constitution Means to Me by Lindsey Sullivan

Three cheers for the red, white and blue! What the Constitution Means to Me opened at the Hayes Theatre on March 31, and after playwright and star Heidi Schreck took her bow, she got glammed…

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Broadway Openings Galore, Fosse/Verdon's FX Premiere & More April Picks by Lindsey Sullivan

The month of April means wishful outdoor dining, optimistic flip-flop wearing, and a slew of new Broadway shows to choose from if you're a theater lover. The cutoff date for Tony Awards eli…

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

TLC's Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas & Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins Working on a Broadway Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

"No Scrubs" on Broadway? Yes, please! According to Page Six, Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas revealed that she and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins of the R&B/hip-hop girl group TLC want to give t…

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