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Monday, November 12, 2018

Jimmy Award Winner Andrew Barth Feldman is Broadway’s Next Evan by Mark A. Robinson

Producers of Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen have found the next actor to don the iconic polo shirt and arm cast to play the musical’s title character. Andrew Barth Feldman, the 16-year-old …

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Callum Francis Steps Into the Heels of Kinky Boots‘ Lola by Mark A. Robinson

The Broadway production of Kinky Boots is about to have another star step into the high-heeled footwear of the character Lola. Callum Francis, the award-winning performer who has played the …

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Has Its Cast by Mark A. Robinson

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, the forthcoming bio-musical that tells the story of the popular musical group of its namesake, has a cast. Producers Ira Pittelm…

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Celebrity Autobiography Is Going to Broadway by Mark A. Robinson

For four nights only this holiday season, theatergoers will have a rare opportunity for uniquely-hilarious nights at the theatre. Celebrity Autobiography, in which celebrities act out other …

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Network to Feature Exclusive Immersive Onstage Culinary Experience by Mark A. Robinson

The forthcoming Broadway production of Network has an appetizing experience in store for certain audience members. Producers David Binder, the National Theatre, Patrick Myles, David Luff,…

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Head Over Heels Celebrates Cast Album Release by Mark A. Robinson

The cast and the fans of the Broadway musical Head Over Heels, the jukebox musical comedy featuring the songs of The Go-Go’s, have a reason to celebrate. The original Broadway cast recordi…

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June Squibb to Return to Broadway in Waitress by Mark A. Robinson

Academy Award-nominated actress June Squibb will return to Broadway after a 57-year absence to appear in the Broadway hit Waitress. In a gender swap of the role Joe (who owns the diner),  S…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Hamilton Announces New Block of Tickets by Mark A. Robinson

Hamilton, the blockbuster musical that has audiences coming in droves, shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Producers have just announced that a new block of tickets has been release…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Complete Cast of Hillary and Clinton Announced by Mark A. Robinson

Lucas Hnath’s new play Hillary and Clinton scored a major casting coup when the production secured Tony winners Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow to play the title duo. Joining the pair in t…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The Ghost, Ghouls, and Other Spooks of Broadway and Beyond by Mark A. Robinson

Halloween is almost here, and theater folk sure love their “ghosties, ghoulies, and things that go bump in the night” (to quote the Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane song from the Broadway musical…

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Rent Live Announces Cast by Mark A. Robinson

Broadway enthusiasts have been eagerly anticipating the forthcoming live musical production of Rent, set to air on Fox television on Sunday, January 27. The Jonathan Larson musical was a sma…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Michelle T. Williams from Destiny’s Child to Join Once On This Island by Mark A. Robinson

The Tony-winning Best Revival of 2018, Once On This Island, will soon be joined by a member of the popular band Destiny’s Child. Michelle T. Williams, will make her return to Broadway in t…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Birbiglia’s The New One Begins Performances by Mark A. Robinson

Comedian, actor, and writer Mike Birbiglia’s play The New One is poised to open on Broadway on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The show, which marks Birbiglia’s Broadway debut as both a perfo…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards Set to Air June 9, 2019 by Mark A. Robinson

It is never too early to start thinking about Broadway’s night of nights, the Tony Awards. It is one of theatre’s biggest celebrations of the best that Broadway has to offer, and the dat…

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Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken to Reunite on Broadway for Christmas by Mark A. Robinson

American Idol fans should look to Broadway this holiday season to see two of their favorite, all-time contestants reunite for Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pag…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Hamilton Announces $10 Tickets for Halloween Performance by Mark A. Robinson

Producers of the Broadway musical megahit Hamilton made a special announcement today. $10 tickets will be available for the October 31 evening performance of the Tony-winning musical current…

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International Pop Star Cody Simpson to Join Anastasia by Mark A. Robinson

The hit Broadway musical Anastasia will have an international pop star joining its ranks. Cody Simpson, who hails from Australia and has been heard around the world over, will play the role …

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

UK Pop Sensation Conor Maynard to Join Kinky Boots by Mark A. Robinson

Conor Maynard, British pop sensation, will join the Broadway production of Kinky Boots. Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that the UK star will take over the role of Charli…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Roker and Robinson Extend in Waitress by Mark A. Robinson

Producers of the Broadway musical Waitress have announced that two of the show’s current stars will extend their stay with the production. Today Show weatherman and featured reporter Al Ro…

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Kiss Me, Kate! Revival Adds Corbin Bleu to the Cast by Mark A. Robinson

The Spring of 2019 Roundabout Theatre revival of Kiss Me, Kate! has previously announced the classic musical comedy will star Kelli O’Hara (The King and I) and Will Chase (The Mystery of E…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Metcalf and Lithgow to Star in Broadway-Bound Hillary and Clinton by Mark A. Robinson

Two-time Tony Award winner Laurie Metcalf (A Doll’s House, Part 2, Three Tall Women) and Two-Time Tony Award winner John Lithgow (The Changing Room, The Sweet Smell of Success) will join f…

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

New Cast Members Join Waitress by Mark A. Robinson

The hit musical Waitress just celebrated its 1,000th performance at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and the diner continues to enjoy an enthusiastic patronage, not to mention a parade of talent.…

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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is Coming to Broadway in Fall 2019 by Mark A. Robinson

Fall of 2019 will bring the London hit Tina: The Tina Turner Musical to Broadway. Stage Entertainment has confirmed that the jukebox tuner, that navigates the compelling and inspirational …

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Ain’t Too Proud Sets Broadway Dates by Mark A. Robinson

The previously-announced jukebox musical Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations has officially shared the dates for its Broadway run. The musical, which draws from the s…

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Tony Goldwyn Completes Cast of Network by Mark A. Robinson

The Broadway-bound production of Network, adapted from the Academy Award-winning Paddy Chayefsky screenplay by Lee Hall (Billy Elliott), has revealed its complete cast. Joining the previousl…

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Wicked Concert Hosted by Menzel and Chenoweth to Air on NBC by Mark A. Robinson

The musical Wicked has been a megahit since it first opened at Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre on October 30, 2003. With a score by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Godspell) and a book by Winnie Hol…

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Star-Studded Producing Team for American Son by Mark A. Robinson

American Son, which begins performances on October 6, 2018 at the Booth Theatre toward an opening night of November 4, just added a handful of producers to its production. Joining the alread…

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Autumn Ushers in the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction by Mark A. Robinson

The sights and smells of fall are beginning to appear everywhere. Everyone is grabbing their favorite pumpkin spice–flavored coffees, jugs of apple cider are featured prominently at farmer…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Bening and Letts to Star in Roundabout Revival of All My Sons by Mark A. Robinson

Exciting news from the folks at Roundabout Theatre Company regarding their forthcoming revival of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. Golden Globe-winner Annette Bening and Tony Award-winner Trac…

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AGT Champion Shin Lim to Make Broadway Debut in The Illusionists by Mark A. Robinson

Season 13 of America’s Got Talent concluded last-night and the winner was crowned. Taking the first-place spot was Shin Lim, who gave jaw-dropping performances, week-after-week with astoun…

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Two-Time Tony Winner Judy Kaye Joins Anastasia by Mark A. Robinson

Two-time Tony-winner Judy Kaye will be joining the cast of the Broadway musical Anastasia. Kaye will assume the role of Dowager Empress, succeeding Mary Beth Peil who originated the role and…

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