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Friday, May 24, 2019

Get a First Listen to Wicked Star Hannah Corneau Singing a Track From New Musical Renascence by Logan Culwell-Block

The Off-Broadway cast album is available May 24 from Broadway Records.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Watch Teaser for the Final Episode of Fosse/Verdon: ‘Providence’ by Logan Culwell-Block

As the limited series comes to a close, the Tony-winning choreographer reflects on his romantic relationships.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Listen to Aladdin's ‘Speechless,’ the New Princess Jasmine Song by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Alan Menken by Logan Culwell-Block

This tune is performed by Naomi Scott in the new live-action adaptation, which hits theatres May 24.

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Educational Theatre Foundation and Music Theatre International Award Grants to 3 High Schools Impacted by California Wildfires by Logan Culwell-Block

The MTI California Fire Relief Grant provides $1,000 grants to school theatre programs in the wake of the 2018 wildfire season.

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Wesley Taylor's Short Film XaveMePlease to Screen at San Francisco LGBTQ+ Film Festival Frameline43 by Logan Culwell-Block

The film stars Once On This Island star Isaac Powell and Alan Filderman.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Go Inside the 14th Annual Broadway Junior Student Finale, Hosted by Ain't Too Proud Stars James Harkness and Jawan M. Jackson by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual event puts New York City public school students on a Broadway stage to perform excerpts from the Broadway Junior series.

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2019 Tony Awards Season Compilation Album to Be Released June 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway fans will be able to vote on which tracks to include.

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Jeanine Tesori and Gustavo Dudamel Join Music Staff of Spielberg-Helmed West Side Story Movie by Logan Culwell-Block

The moviel, starring newcomer Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort, will premiere in 2020.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Tony Winners Bette Midler and James Earl Jones Named Disney Legends by Logan Culwell-Block

Eleven new legends will be honored at the D23 Expo in August.

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Director and Choreographer Jeff Whiting Appointed to Educational Theatre Association Board by Logan Culwell-Block

Whiting is also the creator of the choreography and staging app Stage Write.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Sweet Charity Movie to Get 2-Disc Blu-ray Release by Logan Culwell-Block

The disc will include two different cuts of the Fosse-directed film, both of which have been newly restored.

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Oklahoma! Revival to Embark on National Tour by Logan Culwell-Block

Daniel Fish's re-imagined, Tony-nominated production will be the first major production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein show to tour since 1981.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Ain't Too Proud Stars James Harkness and Jawan M. Jackson to Host 14th Annual Broadway Junior Student Finale by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual event puts New York City public school students on a Broadway stage to perform excerpts from the Broadway Junior series.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Maria Friedman to Join London Fiddler on the Roof Revival as Golde by Logan Culwell-Block

The Olivier-winning actor takes over for Judy Kuhn in this Trevor Nunn–helmed production.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

West End 42nd Street Revival to Stream on BroadwayHD by Logan Culwell-Block

The London production was broadcast to movie theatres May 1.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Julie Andrews Reveals Title, Cover, and Release Date of Her Second Memoir by Logan Culwell-Block

The new book, focusing on her years in Hollywood, is a follow-up to her 2008 release, Home: A Memoir of My Early Years.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

How Do This Year's Tony-Nominated Revivals Stack Up Against Their Previous Productions? by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out how this season's Oklahoma!, Kiss Me, Kate, All My Sons, Torch Song, and more compare to the Broadway stagings they follow.

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George Gershwin Catalog, Including Unreleased Works, to Be Newly Represented by Downtown Music Publishing by Logan Culwell-Block

The collection includes the score to Porgy and Bess and more than 300 unpublished and largely unheard songs.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Broadway's Oklahoma! Revival Announces Extension Into 2020 by Logan Culwell-Block

Director Daniel FIsh's re-imagined production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic will remain at the Circle in the Square through January 2020.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Ali Stroker, Jelani Remy, Taylor Louderman, More to Compete in Benefit Spelling Bee by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway Bee will feature stage favorites competing while raising funds to bring performing opportunities to NYC students.

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Monday, April 22, 2019

The Jimmy Awards Announces 2019 Inspiring Teacher Award Recipients by Logan Culwell-Block

Matthew Hinson of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Tasha Partee of Woodmere, New York, are this year's honorees.

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Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman Will Be Honored by the Educational Theatre Foundation by Logan Culwell-Block

The Hairspray writers will receive the 2019 Broadway Back to School Award in recognition of their work towards building access and excellence in school theatre.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Get a First Listen to Gavin Creel and More Singing From Andrew Lippa's New Musical, The Man in the Ceiling by Logan Culwell-Block

The world premiere recording of the new work will get a digital release April 19.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Broadway Licensing Acquired by Producer Sean Cercone by Logan Culwell-Block

The musical licensor represents such recent titles as A Bronx Tale, Escape to Margaritaville, Head Over Heels, and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.

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Theatrical Record Label Decca Broadway to Relaunch with Oklahoma! and Tootsie Cast Albums by Logan Culwell-Block

The releases will be the first from the historic Broadway label since Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I in 2015.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Oklahoma! in Development to Become Musical TV Series by Logan Culwell-Block

The adaptation of the 1943 musical will modernize the story and include both new songs and Rodgers and Hammerstein classics.

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Hear Fosse/Verdon's Recreation of 'Heart' From Damn Yankees Ahead of Episode 2 Premiere by Logan Culwell-Block

Stars from Hello, Dolly!, Pretty Woman, Godspell, and Wicked took on this classic song by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Go Behind the Scenes of Schitt's Creek's Cabaret-Themed Season Finale by Logan Culwell-Block

The fifth season of the sitcom ended with its characters mounting a community theatre production of the 1966 musical.

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Listen to the Full Concept Album for New Musical Struck, Starring Alan Cumming by Logan Culwell-Block

Preview the full world premiere concept album of the new Rich Morel musical, out April 12.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Get a First Listen to 2 Songs From Broadway's New Beetlejuice Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

"Dead Mom" and "Say My Name" feature performances from Sophia Anne Caruso as Lydia and Alex Brightman in the title role.

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