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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Get a First Listen to 2 Tracks from The Other Josh Cohen Album, Featuring Chita Rivera, Lindsay Mendez, More by Logan Culwell-Block

Rivera, Kelli O'Hara, and Jimmi Simpson join a roster of Broadway favorites making special appearances on the upcoming album.

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How Well Do You Know the 4-Legged Characters of Broadway? by Logan Culwell-Block

From Annie’s Sandy to Into the Woods’ Milky White, are you up to speed about Broadway’s furry friends? Take our quiz to find out!

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Watch the Trailer for Rocky and In Transit Star Margo Seibert's Debut Solo Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Seibert will be joined by Liz Callaway, Telly Leung, Erin Mackey, and more at a Joe's Pub concert to celebrate the release.

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Mean Girls' Ashley Park, Bob the Drag Queen, Dear Evan Hansen's Michael Park Join Netflix's Tales of the City by Logan Culwell-Block

The stage alums join previously announced returning stars from the original series, including Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Listen to Audra McDonald and Renée Fleming Perform at Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala by Logan Culwell-Block

The entire concert, with selections from Into the Woods, The Light in the Piazza, and more, is available to stream from New York Public Radio.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Jersey Boys' Michael Longoria to Release Christmas Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Merry Christmas Darling, from by Broadway Records, will be available digitally and in stores November 9.

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New York Regional Premiere of Fun Home, Starring Robert Cuccioli, Rita Harvey, Lauren Cohn, Begins October 12 by Logan Culwell-Block

The White Plains Performing Arts Center production of the Tony-winning musical will continue through October 28.

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Watch Highlights From Filmed The King and I, Starring Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe, and Ruthie Ann Miles by Logan Culwell-Block

Filmed at the London Palladium, Bartlett Sher's Tony-winning production hits movie theatres beginning November 29.

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17 New Theatre Books to Put On Your List This Fall by Logan Culwell-Block

From novels by actors-turned-authors like Andy Mientus to biographies of Jerome Robbins and Stephen Schwartz, grab one of these new titles.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Listen to Tony Winner Heather Headley Sing Wicked's 'For Good' From Upcoming Solo Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway My Way will be available at Headley's concert performances before a wide release this fall.

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Can You Name These Broadway Shows From an Alternate Title? by Logan Culwell-Block

Many of your favorite plays and musicals have iconic titles—but if we take that away, will you still know the show? Take our quiz to find out!

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Friday, October 5, 2018

15 Completely Original Musicals Every Theatre Fan Should Know by Logan Culwell-Block

Which of your favorite musicals came from just an idea—no source material required?

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Which One of Mean Girls' Plastics Are You? by Logan Culwell-Block

You can find out once and for all if you're more of a Gretchen, Karen, Cady, or Regina with this handy quiz!

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

12 Musicals on Broadway and Beyond That Came From Shakespeare Plays by Logan Culwell-Block

From All Shook Up to West Side Story to Kiss Me, Kate, do you know all these Bard-influenced musicals?

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Music Theatre International Releases New Version of West Side Story Tailored to High Schools by Logan Culwell-Block

The arrival of West Side Story School Edition coincides with the anniversary of the legendary show's Broadway premiere.

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Michael Urie, Vanessa Williams, More Join Daphne Rubin-Vega and Bobby Cannavale in Empanada Loca-Inspired Podcast by Logan Culwell-Block

Gimlet Media's The Horror of Dolores Roach, also featuring Tony winner Lillias White, launches October 17.

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Santino Fontana to Guest Star on Improvisational Mockumentary Theatre Podcast by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony nominee's episode of Support This Podcast debuts the morning after Fontana opens the Broadway-bound musical Tootsie in Chicago.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Loretta Devine, Megan Hilty, Marissa Jaret Winokur to Star in Lifetime's 2018 Holiday Movies by Logan Culwell-Block

The movie series, kicking off November 21, will also feature performances by Toni Braxton, Obba Babatundé, June Squibb, and Jasmine Guy.

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Broadway Favorite Derek Klena Marries Elycia Scriven by Logan Culwell-Block

The Anastasia and Wicked alum and his longtime girlfriend were wed in an oceanside ceremony.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Playwrights Horizons Will Use GalaPro App to Increase Accessibility by Logan Culwell-Block

Already in use in many Broadway shows, GalaPro brings captions to patrons through a low-light smartphone app.

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New York Showtune Sing-a-long Bar Marie's Crisis to Cross the Pond for London Pop-Up by Logan Culwell-Block

The famed NYC landmark is set to take over British gay pub The City of Quebec October 30–November 3.

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9 Broadway Shows Where the Actors Were Also Their Own Orchestra by Logan Culwell-Block

From Pump Boys and Dinettes to The Band’s Visit, these are the shows that took instruments out of the orchestra pit and put them into the hands of the cast.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Album Will Released November 2 by Logan Culwell-Block

The CD and digital release will include four suites of music composed by two-time Grammy winner Imogen Heap for the Tony- and Olivier Award-winning play.

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Hear Previews of Sondheim's New Gender-Switched Company Lyrics From the Upcoming London Revival by Logan Culwell-Block

See the cast perform highlights from newly revised versions of "Someone Is Waiting" and "You Could Drive a Person Crazy" with the full orchestra.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Long-Vacant Times Square Broadway Theatre Will Become New Retail Space by Logan Culwell-Block

The transformation into a multi-floor retail space will preserve historical elements from the nearly century-old theatre.

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Where Would You Be Sent on Your Book of Mormon Mission? by Logan Culwell-Block

As Broadway’s The Book of Mormon teaches, every Elder reaches a time to embark on their mission. To which of the show's mentioned destinations would you be sent if you were one of…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

London Everybody's Talking About Jamie Cast Album to Get U.S. Release by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway Records will release the original West End cast recording digitally and in stores September 28.

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How a Low-Budget Theatre Can Still Go High Tech by Logan Culwell-Block

As local theatres tackle Broadway’s most technically demanding shows, new resources—from keyboard programs to prop exchange to tablet-ready scripts—provide a helping hand.

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Idina Menzel Will Appear Opposite Adam Sandler in New Film Uncut Gems by Logan Culwell-Block

Also set for the movie are Broadway veteran Eric Bogosian and fellow Tony winner Judd Hirsch.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Check Out Denver Center's All-African American Production of Oklahoma! by Logan Culwell-Block

The staging of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical runs through October 14.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Bringing Broadway to High School: Inside the Piloting Process by Logan Culwell-Block

An inside look at what it's like to be the first high school to produce musicals like Matilda, Bright Star, and Heathers.

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