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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda Among Presenters for 2020 Emmy Awards & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Starry Emmy Presenter Lineup Though the 2020 Emmy winners may not be heading up to the podium due …

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Moulin Rouge! Film Star Richard Roxburgh & More Join Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis by Lindsey Sullivan

Moulin Rouge! mastermind Baz Luhrmann's Elvis musical biopic has added more stars. Variety reports that Broadway alum Richard Roxburgh (who portrayed The Duke in the Moulin Rouge! film),…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Odds & Ends: A Return for Dana H. Among Vineyard Theatre's Season Announcements by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Vineyard Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Season The Vineyard Theatre has announced its upcoming season, which includes digita…

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Director Kenny Ortega Says He Would Love to Bring Hocus Pocus to Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Kenny Ortega says he would love to bring Hocus Pocus to Broadway. The 1993 Disney movie, which Ortega directed and choreographed, starred Tony winner Bette Midler, Plaza Suite-bound star S…

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Watch Anthony Ramos Deliver a Sunset Serenade & Dish On Watching Himself in Hamilton by Lindsey Sullivan

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Anthony Ramos is making major moves. He will appear in new action film Honest Thief, which stars Liam Neeson and hits theaters on October 9. As prev…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Odds & Ends: Younger Creator Says Seventh Season Will 'Unofficially' Be Its Last by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Younger's Seventh Season Will 'Unofficially' Be Its Last Season seven of the TV Land series Younger, starring two-time Tony…

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Watch the Trailer for The Father, Based on Florian Zeller's Play by Lindsey Sullivan

The first look at Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman in the film version of Florian Zeller's 2016 Tony-nominated play The Father is here. The trailer for the movie, directed by…

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Odds & Ends: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Goes Digital & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. A Reason to Give Thanks: The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Is On! As a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Macy's…

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Six & More West End Productions Announce Plans to Reopen by Lindsey Sullivan

Some very exciting news has arrived from across the pond! The hit musical Six is slated to become the first West End musical to reopen since theaters shut down as a result of the coronaviru…

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West End Revival of Good, Starring David Tennant, Announces Dates & Venue by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, the West End revival of C.P. Taylor’s Good, starring David Tennant and directed by Dominic Cooke, has been postponed until the spring of 2021 as a result of the ong…

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Watch the Starry Trailer for Aaron Sorkin's New Film The Trial of the Chicago 7 by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winners Frank Langella, Mark Rylance and Eddie Redmayne join Sacha Baron Cohen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jonathan Majors in To Kill a Mockingbird scribe Aaron Sorkin's new film The Tr…

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Miss Hadestown? Hear from Creators Anaïs Mitchell, Rachel Chavkin & More on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

The September episode of the monthly series Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal includes catch-ups with members of the Hadestown family. Hosted by PIX11's Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal …

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Watch Audra McDonald Discuss Black Theatre United & Playing Aretha Franklin's Mother in Respect by Lindsey Sullivan

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald appeared on CBS This Morning on September 11 to discuss being a founding member of Black Theatre United (BTU), the coalition that aims to combat systemi…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Pulitzer Board Widens Eligibility for 2021 Drama Prize by Lindsey Sullivan

With theaters shut down due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Pulitzer Prize board is updating eligibility requirements for its 2021 prize for drama. The organization announced the am…

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Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Heads Online; Bid on Virtual Meetings with Sarah Jessica Parker, Ben Platt & More by Lindsey Sullivan

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction is going virtual for the first time in its history. The starry event, which benefits Broadway Cares/Equit…

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Ben Brantley Steps Down as Chief Theater Critic of The New York Times by Lindsey Sullivan

Ben Brantley, who has served as The New York Times' chief theater critic since 1996, has announced he is stepping down from his position. His last day will be on October 15. Brantley is cur…

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Beth Leavel, Lillias White & Judy Kuhn Join Virtual Concert Series by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway concert series, which first began in Provincetown at the Art House in 2011, is now a weekly virtual series entitled the Seth Concert Series…

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Brandon Victor Dixon Acquires Stage and Film Rights to Children's Book The Magic in Changing Your Stars by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony and Emmy nominee Brandon Victor Dixon has joined forces with Victoria Lang and Ryan Bogner of Broadway & Beyond Theatricals for an exciting project. They have acquired the stage an…

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Watch Luis & Lin-Manuel Miranda Join Forces in the Moving Trailer for Siempre, Luis by Lindsey Sullivan

The man is nonstop! The new documentary Siempre, Luis centers on the journey of Lin-Manuel Miranda's father, Luis Miranda. The film follows his path from Puerto Rico to the U.S. and eventual…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Betsy Wolfe, Clifton Duncan & More Tapped for Christmas Musical Estella Scrooge by Lindsey Sullivan

Christmas has come early with this news. A new musical by John Caird and Paul Gordon entitled Estella Scrooge will be produced and digitally captured live, using green screen technology and…

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Ronald Harwood, Oscar-Winning & Tony-Nominated Scribe, Dies at 85 by Lindsey Sullivan

South African dramatist Ronald Harwood died in his Sussex home on September 8. The Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Pianist died of natural causes, his agent Judy Daish confirmed to the…

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Betsy Wolfe & More Tapped for Christmas Musical Estella Scrooge by Lindsey Sullivan

Christmas has come early with this news. A new musical by John Caird and Paul Gordon entitled Estella Scrooge will be produced and digitally captured live, using green screen technology and…

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Odds & Ends: Josh Gad to Return as Frozen's Olaf & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Once Upon a Snowman Short Coming This Fall Frozen is the gift that keeps on giving. Tony nominee Josh Gad will reprise his…

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Watch Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal & More Rent Alums Perform 'Will I?' for Be An Arts Hero by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of stage favorites joined forces for a moving performance to promote support and awareness for Be An Arts Hero, a grass roots campaign composed of arts and culture workers, unions and…

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Eva Noblezada, James Monroe Iglehart & More to Sing Out to Benefit Animal Rescue by Lindsey Sullivan

These Broadway stars will be rallying together for furry friends. On September 20, the one-night-only concert Broadway Treats: A Canine and Kitty Rescue Production will benefit Animal Lighth…

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Dates Set for Concerts at the London Coliseum, Featuring Sharon D. Clarke & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Dates have been revealed for the previously announced Tonight at the London Coliseum, a series of concerts that will be available to stream. The intimate acoustic concerts will be headlined …

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Back to the Future Musical Set for West End Bow in May 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

Back to the Future, a new musical based on Robert Zemeckis' hit 1985 movie, made its world premiere earlier this year at the Manchester Opera House in advance of an anticipated West End ru…

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The Cast of Be More Chill to Reunite This Week on Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

Some fan-favorite reunions are in store for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer Ja…

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Rachel Stern on Girl From the North Country's New Resonance and the Little Things She Misses About Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Watch Olivier Winner Amber Riley Perform a Heartfelt Tribute to Glee Co-Star Naya Rivera by Lindsey Sullivan

Amber Riley took the stage on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to perform a moving tribute for her Glee co-star Naya Rivera, who died at the age of 33 in a drowning in accident while boating with her fo…

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Tonys Administration Committee Announces Final Eligibility Rulings for 2019-2020 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony Awards administration committee met on August 27 for the final time to confirm the eligibility status of three Broadway productions for the 2020 Tony Awards. As previously reported,…

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