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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Nikki Blonsky Joins Lisa Lampanelli's Stuffed Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Hairspray film favorite and Golden Globe nominee Nikki Blonsky has been tapped to join the cast of comedian Lisa Lampanelli's new play, Stuffed, in the role of Marty. The production is s…

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Corey Cott, Laura Osnes & the Cast of Bandstand Celebrate 100 Big, Brassy Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

Time to put on your swing-dancin' shoes, and put "Nobody" on full blast! Bandstand celebrated 100 Broadway performances on July 26. That means Laura Osnes has dazzled us on an …

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Ingrid’s Comet: Ingrid Michaelson Brings Her Signature Sound Center Stage by Lindsey Sullivan

Before platinum singles like “The Way I Am” and “Girls Chase Boys” brought her a major fan following, fabulous indie rocker Ingrid Michaelson wanted to be a Broa…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Your First Look at Okieriete Onaodowan as Pierre in The Great Comet Is Here by Lindsey Sullivan

Andrey isn't here—but Hamilton OG Okieriete Onaodowan is back on Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812. Though he may not be spitting rhymes this time around, f…

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Laura Benanti on Honing Her Melania Trump Impression: 'I Kept Zooming in on Her Mouth' by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winner and The Late Show's Melania-Trump-in-residence Laura Benanti stopped by Stephen Colbert's show on July 24—this time, as herself. Fans have loved Benanti's Melan…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Cast Recordings Perfect for a Summer Road Trip by Lindsey Sullivan

Monday is here, and we're already making plans for next weekend. How about that summer road trip we keep putting off? Whether you're visiting friends or catching as many out-of-town …

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Cast Recordings Perfect for a Summer Road Trip 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, July 20, 2017

Tony Kushner Is Working on a Donald Trump Play, West Side Story Film Remake & More by Lindsey Sullivan

As Angels in America plays London's National Theatre and eyes a Broadway bow, scribe Tony Kushner is keeping busy. In a recent interview with The Daily Beast, Kushner revealed …

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Theater Legend Harold Prince & the Cast of Prince of Broadway Poised for Great White Way Bow by Lindsey Sullivan

West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Sweeney Todd, The Phantom of the Opera, Evita—these are all among the beloved Broadway musicals that the legendary Harold Prince has directed, pro…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & the Cast of Anastasia Celebrate 100 Broadway Journeys by Lindsey Sullivan

Heart don't fail us now! Anastasia celebrated 100 Broadway performances on July 19. That means Christy Altomare has belted "Journey to the Past" 100 times on the Broadhurst The…

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Pure Imagination! See Christian Borle & More Celebrate Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's 100th Performance by Lindsey Sullivan

The candy man can—and did! The company of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory celebrated 100 Broadway performances on July 19, and boy was it sweet. Triple threat Charlies Jake Ryan Flyn…

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Tony Kushner Is Working on a Donald Trump Play by Lindsey Sullivan

As Angels in America plays London's National Theatre and eyes a Broadway bow, scribe Tony Kushner is starting to pen his next work. The focus? President Donald Trump. Kushner reveal…

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Fifty-Something & Fabulous! Nancy Opel Poised for Curvy Widow's Off-Broadway Bow by Lindsey Sullivan

Bobby Goldman and Drew Brody's Curvy Widow is set to make its off-Broadway premiere at the Westside Theatre on July 20. The musical comedy, which stars Nancy Opel in the delightfully fei…

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Falsettos' Anthony Rosenthal & More Complete Encores! Off-Center Casting for Really Rosie & Bubbly Black Girl by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting is complete for Encores! Off Center's productions of The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin and Really Rosie. Adorable Falsettos standout Anthony Rose…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Exclusive! Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Visits Laurie Metcalf & the Cast of A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lindsey Sullivan

Lucas Hnath's Tony-nominated play A Doll's House, Part 2 has had audiences buzzing; the fresh take on Henrik Ibsen's classic, the sharp wit in the script and the Sam Gold-directe…

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See Annaleigh Ashford, Phylicia Rashad & More Make Merry in A Midsummer Night's Dream by Lindsey Sullivan

Lord, what fools these mortals be! The Shakespeare in the Park production of A Midsummer Night's Dream has a super starry cast: Phylicia Rashad, Annaleigh Ashford, Danny Burstein and Kri…

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Sarah DeLappe's Pulitzer Finalist The Wolves Scores Off-Broadway Run at Lincoln Center by Lindsey Sullivan

Goal! Sarah DeLappe's 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist The Wolves will bow at Lincoln Center's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater this fall. Lila Neugebauer returns to helm the production fo…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

See Oscar Isaac Suit Up for Opening Night of the Public Theater's Electrifying Hamlet by Lindsey Sullivan

The Public Theater's production of Hamlet has stirred up quite a bit of buzz on the New York theater scene. Sam Gold is at the helm, Key & Peele's Keegan-Michael Key is majo…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Viola Davis, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jessica Lange & More Receive 2017 Emmy Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Nominations for the 2017 Emmy Awards were announced on July 13, and Broadway was a prominent presence in this year's binge-watching. Tony winners Viola Davis, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jess…

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Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Celebrate 100 Broadway Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

Phew! July 12 marked 100 Broadway performances for the Tony-nominated musical Groundhog Day. (So, math wizards, how many times has Phil Connors lived the same day over and over?) Stars Andy …

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Hot Shot! See Steven Pasquale, Alex Brightman & More in Assassins at City Center by Lindsey Sullivan

Talk about a hot shot! Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Assassins is playing from July 12-15 at City Center, and its starry cast is killer. Steven Pasquale as John Wilkes Booth, Ale…

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Audra McDonald, Daveed Diggs, Charlize Theron & More Set to Present The Children's Monologues by Lindsey Sullivan

Talk about a superbly starry roster! The African-based creative arts charity Dramatic Need will collaborate with Carnegie Hall to present the U.S. premiere of The Children’s Monologues…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

See Hot Shots from the Off-Broadway Opening of Dominique Morisseau's Pipeline by Lindsey Sullivan

Dominique Morisseau’s new play Pipeline opened at off-Broadway's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on July 10. Stars Tasha Lawrence, Jaime Lincoln Smith, Karen Pittman, Morocco Omari, Heat…

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Matthew McConaughey, Motherfreakinghood! & More! Eight 2017 NYMF Shows We Can't Wait to See by Lindsey Sullivan

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has become a theatrical summer staple, bringing together up-and-comers and Great White Way alums to create the next big thing on a small scale. Hits like…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Enter the Rehearsal Room with Michael Moore & Michael Mayer for Day 1 of The Terms of My Surrender by Lindsey Sullivan

Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore began his first day of rehearsals for The Terms of My Surrender at New 42nd Street Studios on July 10. Directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer…

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The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Broadway Animals You Want to Adopt by Lindsey Sullivan

Last week's Culturalist had you barking, meowing, roaring and—hmmm, what sound does a crab make? In honor of Broadway Barks, we asked you which Broadway animal you'd like to ad…

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Broadway Animals You Want to Adopt 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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Here's a First Look at Oscar Isaac, Keegan-Michael Key & More in Hamlet at The Public Theater by Lindsey Sullivan

Stage and screen hunk Oscar Isaac, Keegan-Michael Key and a cast of greats have started performances in the Sam Gold-helmed production of Shakespeare's Hamlet at the Public Theater. Here…

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Ooh La La! War Paint, Starring Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole, Marks 100 Broadway Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole and the cast of War Paint is always ready for a glamour shot. Nevertheless, July 6 marked a highly momentous occasion for the gorgeous production. The Broadw…

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Broadway Grosses: The Great Comet Dazzles in Josh Groban's Final Week by Lindsey Sullivan

Josh Groban's Broadway debut was remarkably luminous. He garnered the title of Broadway.com's Star of the Year, geeked out with us on Show People with Paul Wontorek, earned a Tony no…

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See Ingrid Michaelson Celebrate Her Broadway Debut in The Great Comet by Lindsey Sullivan

Fireworks weren't the only sparkling spectacle lighting up New York this weekend! Singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson made her Broadway debut as Sonya in Natasha, Pierre & the Great …

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