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Friday, August 18, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, August 18, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Michael Riedel Exits “Theater Talk,” Amy Schumer Boosts “Meteor Shower” Box Office, and “Hamilton” Opens in LA. “Today on Broadway” is…

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Today on Broadway: Thursday, August 17, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Broadwaysted’s Kevin Jaeger Chats About their Star-Studded Radio Play “Broadwaysted Away” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

INDUSTRY: Theater Report- August 16th, 2017, GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, Roundabout's Two New Shows by Matt Tamanini

It has been a wild beginning to the week in terms of Broadway announcements, as not one, not two, but three shows announced main stem intentions for the next year. First, Monday brought a su…

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Roundabout Announces TWO Broadway Shows, “Groundhog Day” to Close, & “DEH,” “OOTI,” “M. Butterfly,” & “Honeymooners̶…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Gettin’ the Band Back Together” is Headed to the Belasco, Last Week’s Broadway Grosses, and Hal Prince Wants to Bring “Evita” Back to Broadway! &…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, August 14, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Tony-Winner Patina Miller Welcomes Her First Child, “Frozen” Starts Performances this Week, and “On Your Feet” Ends its Broadway Run. “Today on Broadway…

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, August 11, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Critics Weight In on “Terms of My Surrender” and “A Doll’s House, Part 2’s” New Cast. “Jersey Boys” Set to Return to New York! “…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Today on Broadway: Thursday, August 10, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Bruce Springsteen Makes his Broadway Plans Official and “Bandstand” Announces Closing Date. “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hit…

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Broadway Legend Barbara Cook Passes Away, “Great Comet” Announces Closing, and “Once on this Island” and “Margaritaville” Make Casting Announcemen…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Broadway Casts of “Meteor Shower” and “Time and the Conways” Announced and “Indecent” Hits Box Office High in Final Week! “Today on Broadway…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, August 7, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “The Band’s Visit” Completes its Cast, San Fran Theatre Illegally Edits “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot,” and More! “Today on Broadway” is a …

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Musical Podcast 36 QUESTIONS, Starring Jonathan Groff and Jessie Shelton, Releases Final Episode by Matt Tamanini

Last month, the podcasting company Two-Up launched something unlike anything heard before, a three-part musical called 36 QUESTIONS. The audio show stars Tony-nominee Jonathan Groff SPRING A…

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

On My Way to a B.F.A.: Episode 5- A Very Personal Recap of BFA Freshman Year by Matt Tamanini

On this summer update episode of “On My Way to a B.F.A.,” Natalie looks back at some of the high, and low, moments of her freshman year at the Hartt School. She counts down the …

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Today on Broadway: Thursday, August 3, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Catching Up on All the News We’ve Missed this Week, “Kinky Boots” and “Harry Potter” Make Casting Announcements, and “Indecent” Coming to Br…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Matt and James had some technical and scheduling difficulties, so there is no new episode of “Today on Broadway” on Wednesday. However, they will be back, as normal for Thursday&…

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Peter Filichia Remembers Sam Shephard and We Chat with “Prince of Broadway” Star Janet Dacal “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast …

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Tell Me More | Episode 3: Stephanie J. Block Talks Covenant House’s Broadway Sleepout by Matt Tamanini

Listen to the episode here: There is no doubt that two-time Tony-nominee Stephanie J. Block is one of the most talented members of the Broadway community, but like many of the open-hearted m…

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, July 28, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Mean Girls” Cast Finally Announced, Issues Continue to Rise from “Great Comet” Recast, “Waitress” Cast is Willing to Bake for It! “Today on…

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Today on Broadway: Thursday, July 27, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: MANDY FREAKIN’ PATINKIN IS JOINING “GREAT COMET”! What that Means for Oak and More! Plus a Review of Muny’s “Molly Brown.” “Today on Broadwa…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Podcast: LISTEN to Act II of Musical 36 QUESTIONS, Starring Jonathan Groff and Jessie Shelton by Matt Tamanini

Earlier this month, the podcasting company Two-Up launched something unlike anything heard before, a three-part musical called 36 QUESTIONS. The audio show stars Tony-nomineeJonathan Groff S…

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Today on Broadway: Thursday, July 20, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Mayor de Blasio to Tie Arts Funding to Diversity, Tony Kushner Talks Trump Play and “West Side Story” Remake, and Get Tickets to See Nikki M. James in “Bubbly Black…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Uma Thurman Finds Her “Parisian Woman” Co-Star, Gwyneth Paltrow’s Go-Go’s Musicals Inches Towards Broadway, “Hamilton” Announces LA Tour Cast. …

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “The Wolves” Announces Lincoln Center Run, Alec Baldwin is Ready to Handle the Truth, and Alan Menken Makes Movie Announcements. “Today on Broadway” is a dail…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, July 17, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Theatrical Highlights from Disney’s D23, “Falsettos” Expands, and the LA Times Talks Diversity in Casting “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through…

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Tell Me More | Episode 2: Matt Doyle Talks Dents by Matt Tamanini

Listen to the episode here: We’ve always known that Matt Doyle was one of the most talented performers in on the musical theatre stage, but with the spring 2016 release of “Dents…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, July 14, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Passing Strange” Heading Back to Broadway? Reviews are in for “Hamlet” and “Assassins” and Vulture Names a New Critic! “Today on Broadway&#…

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Wicked” Moves to No. 2 on the All-Time Grosses List, Rolling Stones Musical in the Works (Maybe), and Danny Deraney Joins us to Discuss “Aladdin” Film Castin…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Jonathan Groff Stars in a Podcast and at the Hollywood Bowl, Critics Review “Hello, Donna!,” and Broadway’s Grosses Fall Again. “Today on Broadway” is a…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, July 10, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Imelda Staunton and “Follies” Coming to Cinemas, “Hercules” Potentially Coming to the Stage, and Seattle Rep to Go Grunge! “Today on Broadway” is …

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, July 7, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Howard Stern to Pen Fox News Musical? “Chelsea & Ivanka” Set for Joe’s Pub and “Dear Evan Hansen” Cast Joins #Ham4All! “Today on Broadway” is a…

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Today on Broadway: Thursday, July 6, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “A Doll’s House, Part 2” Announces Starry Replacement Cast, “The Cher Show” Announces Open Call, and The RSC to Measure Show’s Shock Value. “…

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