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Friday, August 17, 2018

See Rebecca Luker, Sally Wilfert, Ann Hampton Callaway, and More Preview Upcoming Shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Marc J. Franklin

Take a look at some of the shows hitting the stage at Feinstein’s/54 Below this month.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

See Be More Chill, Once on This Island, and More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park by Marc J. Franklin

The free lunchtime concert series concluded with a final show August 16.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

See Kristine Nielsen, Annette O’Toole, and The Cast of A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The Tennessee Williams tragicomedy about four women in Depression-era St. Louis will begin performances September 14.

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Explore the Metropolitan Museum of Art with The Band Visit’s Adam Kantor by Marc J. Franklin

The actor, currently starring in the Tony Award winning hit musical, takes us inside one of his favorite ways to beat the summer heat along with his grandmother.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Journey Through Central Park With Laura Osnes by Marc J. Franklin

Accompanied by her dog, the Tony nominee gives us an inside look at how she enjoys her summer.

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Go Inside the Opening Night of Be More Chill Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz Musical opened at the Signature Theatre August 9.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Travel the High Line With The Lion King’s Bradley Gibson by Marc J. Franklin

Broadway’s newest Simba takes us along the elevated park, giving a glimpse at how he enjoys summer.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

See the Cast and Creative Team of Broadway’s Bernhardt/Hamlet Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The new Theresa Rebeck play will begin performances at the American Airlines Theatre August 31.

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Snack Attack With Be More Chill’s George Salazar by Marc J. Franklin

The star shares how he likes to be beat the summer heat, taking us to Christina Tosi’s award-winning bakery.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Visit the Farmers Market With Mean Girls’ Ashley Park by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award nominee takes us inside the Tucker Square Greenmarket, giving a glimpse at how she enjoys summer in New York City.

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Explore Brooklyn with SpongeBob SquarePants' Ethan Slater by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award nominee takes us inside one of his favorite Brooklyn neighborhoods and shows us how he’s been spending his summer.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

See Julia Roberts, Jerry Mitchell, and More Honor Garry Marshall at Pretty Woman by Marc J. Franklin

The stars came out for a special tribute performance in honor of the late film director and producer.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Go Inside Avenue Q’s 15th Anniversary Celebration by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award-winning musical opened on Broadway July 31, 2003 at the Golden Theatre.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Go Inside the In The Heights Vinyl Cast Album Release With Lin-Manuel Miranda and More by Marc J. Franklin

Check out photos from the exclusive in-store event at Barnes and Noble July 30.

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

See The Cast of The Band’s Visit and More at Broadway in Bryant Park by Marc J. Franklin

Come From Away, Kinky Boots, and This Ain’t No Disco also performed at the free summer concert series in Manhattan.

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A First Look at Heist! at The Players Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

The new musical comedy will begin performances August 9.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

A Look at Altar Boyz at The Cape Playhouse by Marc J. Franklin

The musical comedy opened in Cape Cod, Massachusetts July 24.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

See the Cast and Creative Team of New Jersey Rep.’s Fern Hill Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The new play by Michael Tucker is set to begin performances August 9.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

A Look at Hairspray at Long Island’s Argyle Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

The musical, which stars Katy Geraghty as Tracy Turnblad, is scheduled to run through August 26.

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Go Inside the 20th Annual Broadway Barks With Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber by Marc J. Franklin

The Hello, Dolly! co-stars and over 80 Broadway actors came out for the annual pet adoption event in Shubert Alley.

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

A Day in the Life of Anastasia's Zach Adkins by Marc J. Franklin

Follow Broadway’s Dmitry—from AM to PM—as he gives us an inside glimpse into what it’s like to be an actor in New York City.

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Go Inside the Hudson as the Go-Go’s Offer Surprise Performance at Broadway’s Head Over Heels by Marc J. Franklin

The jukebox musical, featuring the iconic band’s music, is set to open July 26 at the Hudson Theatre.

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Look Back at Broadway Barks Over the Years by Marc J. Franklin

The annual pet adoption event will celebrate its 20th anniversary July 14 in Shubert Alley.

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

A Sneak Peek at the Off-Broadway Premiere of Be More Chill by Marc J. Franklin

The Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz musical will begin performances at Signature Theatre July 26.

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Friday, July 6, 2018

How Jessica Keenan Wynn Builds Her Characters, From Their Personality to Their Shoes by Marc J. Franklin

The Heathers and Beautiful star, preparing for the release of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, shares how she makes each of her characters her own.

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A Look at Darlesia Cearcy and Merle Dandridge in Once on This Island by Marc J. Franklin

The actors have stepped into the roles of Erzulie and Papa Ge in the Tony Award-winning revival.

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See Whoopi Goldberg, Emma Stone, and More Visit Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

See who stopped by the Great White Way in June.

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Look Back at Christopher Reeve, Jeff Daniels, and More in Fifth Of July by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award-nominated play by Lanford Wilson opened on Broadway at the New Apollo November 5, 1980.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

See Rachel Bloom, Emma Hunton, and More in The Skivvies: Hollywood Stripped by Marc J. Franklin

The musical duo brought their concert series to the West Coast and stripped down with an all-new lineup of stars.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

See Sasson Gabay Join Broadway’s The Band’s Visit by Marc J. Franklin

The Israeli actor began performances performance as Tewfiq June 26, reprising his role from the 2007 film.

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Go Inside Rehearsals for the 2018 New York Musical Festival by Marc J. Franklin

The annual festival will run July 9–August 5, showcasing original musicals, concerts, readings, and special events.

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