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Friday, September 22, 2017

Odds & Ends: Jake Gyllenhaal Knows His Broadway Stats & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Jake Gyllenhaal’s Just a Broadway Baby The Sunday in the Park with George cast recording hit earbuds today, so you best believe we at Broadway.com HQ have had Annaleigh Ashford and Ja…

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Beau Willimon's The Parisian Woman, Starring Uma Thurman, Delays Start Date by Lindsey Sullivan

The Parisian Woman has pushed its first preview to November 9. The Beau Willimon-penned play was originally scheduled to begin performances on November 7. The revised performance schedule wi…

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Charm, Starring Sandra Caldwell, Extends Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

After opening this week off-Broadway, the NYC debut of Philip Dawkins' transgender-themed play Charm will extend through October 15. The play, starring Sandra Caldwell, was original…

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Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga-Led A Star Is Born Moves Release Date to Summer 2018 by Lindsey Sullivan

The upcoming Bradley Cooper-directed Star Is Born film remake is coming to the silver screen faster than you think! The Wrap reports that Cooper's directorial debut starring him and Lady…

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Here's a First Look at Jonno Davies, Matt Doyle & the Cast of Off-Broadway's A Clockwork Orange by Lindsey Sullivan

Gather 'round, Droogies! A Clockwork Orange, the gripping stage adaptation of Anthony Burgess’ literary masterwork, is currently running at off-Broadway's New World Stages. Ope…

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SpongeBob SquarePants Cast Recording, Featuring the Chicago Company, Hits Earbuds by Lindsey Sullivan

Ready to listen to "(Just a) Simple Sponge" on repeat? The SpongeBob SquarePants cast album is now available from MasterWorks Broadway. Produced by Scott Riesett and Tom Kitt, the …

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The Terms of My Surrender's Director Michael Mayer & Star Michael Moore Receive Sardi's Portraits by Lindsey Sullivan

The Terms of My Surrender duo Michael Mayer and Michael Moore received a prestigious Broadway honor on September 21: the two Michaels earned their Sardi's caricatures! Mayer is the direc…

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Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Broadway Stars You Want to See Return to Their Original Roles by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

We'll Drink to That! Gender-Swapped Company with Patti LuPone Heading to the West End by Lindsey Sullivan

We'd like to propose a toast! Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company is heading to London's Gielgud Theatre, and this time, it's about Bobbi, not Bobby. According to Baz…

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Odds & Ends: New York Stage & Film to Honor Mean Girls Mastermind Tina Fey & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Mean Girls Creator Tina Fey Will Get Fancy for New York Stage & Film Gala Time to reward all that hard work on the Mean Girls musical with a swanky evening out! This year’s New Yor…

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Matthew Broderick Set to Play The Narrator in Fox's A Christmas Story by Lindsey Sullivan

Christmas has come early with this news! Two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick will play The Narrator in Fox's next live musical, A Christmas Story. As previously announced, the product…

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Aaron De Jesus, Nicolas Dromard & More Tapped for Jersey Boys at New World Stages by Lindsey Sullivan

The off-Broadway production of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys has found its Four Seasons! Aaron De Jesus, Nicolas Dromard, Mark Edwards and Cory Jeacoma will play Frankie Valli, Tommy …

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Jake Gyllenhaal-Led Sunday in the Park with George Cast Recording Gets Release Date by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced Sunday in the Park with George cast album hits earbuds on September 22 via Warner Music Group; a CD will be available in November. The 2016 Broadway revival, st…

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Lucy DeVito, Max Crumm & More Set for Romantic Comedy Hot Mess Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Lucy DeVito and Max Crumm have been tapped for Dan Rothenberg and Colleen Crabtree's romantic comedy Hot Mess. Keen Company's tick, tick...BOOM director Jonathan Silverstein is set t…

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Michael Urie, Harvey Fierstein & the Cast of Torch Song Ready for Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Torch Song begins performances on September 26 at off-Broadway's Second Stage. The eagerly anticipated reboot of Harvey Fierstein’s award-winning play Torch Song Trilogy stars Mich…

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The Temptations Musical Ain't Too Proud Extends at Berkeley Rep; Is Broadway Next? by Lindsey Sullivan

Get ready, 'cause here the Temptations musical comes! After an industry-only workshop earlier this year and a run at Berkeley Rep, Ain't Too Proud has extended at the California thea…

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Jordan Fisher Visits The Play That Goes Wrong's New Cast for Their First Curtain Call by Lindsey Sullivan

Talk about a jet set! Fresh off of killing it on the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles, Hamilton alum Jordan Fisher and his dance partner Lindsay Arnold headed to the …

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Odds & Ends: Beyonce’s Got the Broadway Bug, Laura Osnes Lends Vocals to New Musical & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Beyoncé Visits Broadway’s Aladdin Queen Bey? More like the Queen of Broadway! Music superstar Beyoncé enjoyed a performance if Disney’s Aladdin at the New Amsterdam…

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Watch Christy Altomare, Betsy Wolfe & More Transform in the New Season of Character Study by Lindsey Sullivan

Before your favorite Broadway stars take the stage as your favorite Broadway characters, there is a transformation that happens. Sure, performers don dazzling costumes, get glam with fancy m…

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See Pics of Adrianna Hicks, Carrie Compere & The Color Purple Cast Before They Sing Out on Tour by Lindsey Sullivan

Look what God has done! The national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical revival The Color Purple, directed by Tony winner John Doyle, will kick off at the Proctors Theatre in Schenectady…

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Odds & Ends: Watch Hamilton Alum Jordan Fisher Perform on Dancing with the Stars & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton Vet Jordan Fisher Makes a Splash on Dancing with the Stars Jordan Fisher is going for that mirror ball! The Broadway alum is competing in the 25th season of ABC’s Dancing with…

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Julie Taymor & More Broadway Royals Step Out for American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala by Lindsey Sullivan

The American Theatre Wing celebrated its 100th anniversary at its annual gala on September 18 at Cipriani in New York City. Julie Taymor, Adam Kantor, Norm Lewis and more of Broadway…

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Broadway.com Launches The Sit-Down Podcast by Lindsey Sullivan

Add this to your list of podcasts! The Sit-Down by Broadway.com, a podcast that features audio versions of the most engaging conversations from the ever-expanding Broadway.com cont…

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Prince of Broadway Extends Run Through October 29 by Lindsey Sullivan

Prince of Broadway, the musical revue celebrating the legendary producer/director Harold Prince's nearly seven-decade career, has extended its run. The show, which was originally sc…

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Matt Doyle & Ali Ewoldt to Perform with the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall by Lindsey Sullivan

A Clockwork Orange hunk Matt Doyle and The Phantom of the Opera songbird Ali Ewoldt will offer their golden pipes to a New York Pops concert at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Pere…

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Skylar Astin & More Tapped for Theresa Rebeck's What We're Up Against Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Stage and screen fave Skylar Astin is heading off-Broadway in Smash writer Theresa Rebeck's What We're Up Against. Adrienne Campbell-Holt directs this black comedy, which focuses on …

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John Stamos & More Set for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory at the Hollywood Bowl by Lindsey Sullivan

Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew, cover it with chocolate and a miracle or two? John Stamos can! The Broadway alum will play the role of Willy Wonka at the Hollywood Bowl in Will…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Blake Price, James Taylor Odom & the Cast of the Gentleman's Guide Tour Prep to Make Mayhem on the Road by Lindsey Sullivan

Get ready for some hilarious door-slamming in a city near you! The Tony-winning musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder will kick off a national tour on September 27 at the Cl…

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Odds & Ends: Andrew Rannells & Corey Stoll Set for Amazon’s The Romanoffs & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Andrew Rannells & Corey Stoll Tapped for The Romanoffs Stage and screen favorites Andrew Rannells and Corey Stoll are set to appear on Amazon’s forthcoming series The Romanoffs. Pr…

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Broadway Grosses: Groundhog Day & Bandstand Close with Sunny Skies at the Box Office by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway said farewell to both Groundhog Day and Bandstand on September 17. During its run, Groundhog Day garnered eight Tony nominations, including one for headliner Andy Karl for his …

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The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Nickelodeon Cartoons That Should Come to Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

A new week has arrived, Broadway fans! We're still having a ball listening to the SpongeBob SquarePants cast recording. On top of that, we received complete casting for the eagerly antic…

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