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Friday, February 15, 2019

A First Look at Alec Baldwin, Andrea Martin, Matt Bomer, and Molly Shannon on Will & Grace by Marc J. Franklin

The stage and screen stars are set to appear in the upcoming February episodes of the NBC sitcom.

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A Sneak Peek at Manhattan Concert Production’s The Scarlet Pimpernel by Marc J. Franklin

The one-night-only concert, starring Tony Yazbeck, Laura Osnes, and more, is set to play Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall February 18.

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A First Look at Marys Seacole Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The LCT3 production of Jackie Sibblies Drury’s new play began performances at Lincoln Center Theater February 9.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

See the Cast and Creative Team of Do You Feel Anger? Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

Mara Nelson-Greenberg’s dark comedy is set to begin performances at the Vineyard March 13.

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See the 2019 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Winner Visit Pretty Woman by Marc J. Franklin

King, the wire fox terrier, celebrated with a walk-on role at the Nederlander Theatre February 13.

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See the Cast of Torch Song, Patrick Page, and More at Second Stage’s All-Star Bowling Fundraiser by Marc J. Franklin

Second Stage Theater’s 32nd annual All-Star Bowling Classic took place February 11.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A Look Inside Opening Night of The Dance of Death and Mies Julie Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

Classic Stage Company’s productions of the August Strindberg works play in rep, directed by Victoria Clark and Shariffa Ali, respectively.

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Go Inside Call Me Madam’s Closing Night Celebration by Marc J. Franklin

The Encores! presentation concluded its run at New York City Center February 10.

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Go Inside Opening Night of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Freestyle Love Supreme Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The improvised hip-hop and theatre show opened at Ars Nova's Greenwich House Theater February 12.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Inside the 9th Annual Clive Barnes Awards With Beth Leavel, Michael Riedel, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The annual awards recognize the extraordinary work of young professionals in the fields of acting and dance.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Go Inside Opening Night of The Light Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The New York premiere of Loy A. Webb’s play, starring McKinley Belcher III and Mandi Masden, opened February 10 at MCC Theater.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

A Look at The Music Man at the Kennedy Center by Marc J. Franklin

The Broadway Center Stage production, starring Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell, began performances at the Kennedy Center February 6.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

A First Look at Ragtime at Pasadena Playhouse by Marc J. Franklin

The production of the award-winning musical is set to officially open in California February 10.

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Meet the Cast of Chick Flick the Musical Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The new musical from Suzy Conn will begin performances at the Westside Theatre February 21.

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See Layton Williams and New Cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in London by Marc J. Franklin

Williams stepped into the title role in the West End production January 28.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Step Inside Broadway's Mark Hellinger Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

Inside the Theatre, the series that documents Broadway’s historic playhouses, continues with the Mark Hellinger Theatre, currently functioning as the home of the Times Square Church.

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Go Inside Playbill’s Broadway Trivia Night at Brookfield Place by Marc J. Franklin

Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes joined theatre fans for the competition in Lower Manhattan February 5.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

See New Kids on The Block’s Joey McIntyre Return to Broadway in Waitress by Marc J. Franklin

The singer stepped into the role of Dr. Pomatter in the Sara Bareilles musical February 4.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

A First Look Inside Rehearsals for Broadway's Kiss Me, Kate by Marc J. Franklin

The Roundabout revival starring Kelli O’Hara and Will Chase will begin performances February 14 at Studio 54.

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Take an Exclusive Look at The Ensemblists’ Glam Black History Month Tribute to Broadway Swings by Marc J. Franklin

Photographer Billy Bustamante showcases Broadway swings from Mean Girls, Waitress, Once On This Island, and more.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Getting Into Character with The Cher Show’s Micaela Diamond by Marc J. Franklin

Follow Broadway’s “Babe,” the youngest Cher in the hit bio-musical, through her pre-show routine as she prepares to step out onto the Neil Simon Theatre stage.

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Friday, February 1, 2019

A First Look at Lynn Nottage’s By The Way, Meet Very Stark Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Signature Theatre production, directed by Kamilah Forbes, began performances January 29.

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Go Inside Andrew Barth Feldman’s Broadway Debut at Dear Evan Hansen by Marc J. Franklin

The 16 year old Jimmy Award winner stepped into the title role of the Tony-winning musical January 30.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A Look Inside Eden Espinosa’s Album Release Concert by Marc J. Franklin

The Wicked and Lempicka star celebrated the release of her new album Revelation at Sony Hall January 28.

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See Waitress’ Eddie Jemison and Joey McIntyre Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The two are heading to Broadway in February.

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Monday, January 28, 2019

A First Look at God Said This at the Cherry Lane Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

Leah Nanako Winkler's award-winning drama, directed by Morgan Gould and presented by Primary Stages, opens Off-Broadway January 29.

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A Sneak Peek at the Costume Design for Encores! Call Me Madam by Marc J. Franklin

Carmen Cusack stars as Ambassador Sally Adams in the upcoming production at New York City Center.

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Inside Opening Night for the World Premiere of Joan Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

Tony nominee Johanna Day leads the cast of the Stephen Belber play, which opened at the HERE Arts Center January 27.

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See Your Favorite Moments From Rent on Fox by Marc J. Franklin

Fox’s presentation of the Jonathan Larson musical aired January 27.

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Go Inside the Grand Opening of Southern Repertory Theatre’s New Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

The New Orleans theatre company celebrated its new permanent home with an inaugural ball January 19.

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A First Look at Ever After at the Alliance Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

The production, starring Sierra Boggess, is set to open in Atlanta January 26.

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