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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Explore the 'Six Degrees' Between SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Casts by Matt Tamanini

By now, the idea has morphed into a pop-culture game lampooning or honoring one of our most prolific actors, but when John Guare's play, Six Degrees of Separation, debuted on Broadway in 199…

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Today on Broadway: Saturday, April 29, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Special Episode! Critics Review “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” Drama Desk Nominees Announced, and Rob Fisher Chats “Lyrics & Lyricists.” “Today on …

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

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

Listen: Critics Review “Bandstand” on Broadway, Milioti, Sadoski, Erivo, Pasquale Join WTF, Kevin Spacey to Play Arthur Ashe Stadium, and Sondheim’s Claps Back on Riedel! …

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Easter Bonnet Competition Breaks Records, Critics Review “Six Degrees of Separation,” and Theatre Community Mourns Loss of Martha Lavey. “Today on Broadway” i…

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Happy Birthday, Babs! Critics Review “Anastasia,” Tonys Can Hear Me Again, and Forbes Profiles Jennifer Ashley Tepper! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday …

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, April 24th, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Were the Critics Sweet on “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”? Nottage, Sheik, Kron, Trask, Radnor & More to Develop New Works at Vassar! “Today on BroadwayR…

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

‘Making a Musical’ episode 1.3: ‘Invisible: The Musical’- He Wants the Status to Be Less Quo by Matt Tamanini

In the third episode of the six-part “Making a Musical” series, Jennifer McHugh discusses last year’s staged reading of “Invisible: The Musical” with three of t…

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, April 21, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: (Most) Critics Rave about Bette Midler in “Hello, Dolly!” Four Plays Announced for Broadway Next Season, “Sunday” is Getting an Album, and Kelli and Steven Re…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

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

Listen: Andy Karl to Miss “Groundhog Day” Performances, Critics Review “The Little Foxes,” and the Drama League Announces 2017 Nominations! “Today on Broadway&#…

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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

Listen: The Tonys Finally Find a Host, Critics Review “Indecent” on Broadway, and Uma Thurman is Rumored to Be Making Her Broadway Debut! “Today on Broadway” is a dai…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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

Listen: The Show Goes on for Andy Karl and “Groundhog Day” and the Critics Love Them, Disney Finally Announces Frozen Casting, and Hello Dollars! “Today on Broadway” …

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Monday, April 17, 2017

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

Listen: Andy Karl’s Injury Puts “Groundhog Day” Opening in Limbo, “Carousel” Announces Broadway Revival, and Tonys Struggle to Find Host, and “Nunsense” Ge…

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Friday, April 14, 2017

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

Listen: Critics Weigh in on “Oslo,” Betsy Wolfe Heads to “Waitress,” and “Beauty and the Beast” Breaks the Billion Dollar Barrier! “Today on Broadwa…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Apply to Be BroadwayWorld's Database and Theatre History Intern for Summer 2017! by Matt Tamanini

Is Jen Tepper your idol Trick question, Jen Tepper is everyone's idol. While there will never be another Jen Tepper, if she has inspired you to become a theatre historian, then BroadwayWorld…

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

Listen: “In Transit” Announces Closing Date, Rocker Brendon Urie to Join “Kinky Boots,” and a Ton of Show and Casting News. “Today on Broadway” is a daily…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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

Listen: Pulitzer Prizes Announced, More Stars Join the Muny’s 99th Season, and Matt Fawns Over a New Show’s Description and Sara Bareilles Highlights! “Today on Broadway…

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Some Like It Pop Special Series- ‘Making a Musical’ episode 1.2: ‘Invisible: The Musical’- Why is There Not Scotch Involved? by Matt Tamanini

In the second episode of the six-part “Making a Musical” series, Jennifer McHugh discusses the process of getting “Invisible: The Musical” from idea to production wit…

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Friday, April 7, 2017

BWW Review: Charming, Irreverent SPEECH & DEBATE Speaks to the Drama Kid in All of Us by Matt Tamanini

There is a palpable need for acceptance running through every moment of the charming and irreverent film adaptation of Stephen Karam's quirky SPEECH amp DEBATE. The story's three central cha…

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

Listen: Critics Review “War Paint,” MTC Announce “Prince of Broadway” Cast, and PBS Confirms “Falsettos” Will Still Air! “Today on Broadway” i…

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

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

Listen: The Critics Review Kevin Kline’s “Present Laughter,” Russell, Dancy, Groff and More to Lead “An American Daughter” Reading, and Stephanie J. Block Blows…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Big Stars Head to Shakespeare in the Park, Lortel Awards Announce Nominations, and Adam Feldman Posits a Mind-Blowing “Into the Woods” Theory! “Today on Broadway…

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, April 3, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: The Critics Review “The Play that Goes Wrong” and “The Hairy Ape,” Bucks County Announces “Clue” Cast, and Theresa Rebeck Writes about “Smas…

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Literally Patti Murin: The Podcast Episode 3 with Guest Robbie Rozelle by Matt Tamanini

In this quasi-regular podcast, Patti is joined by some of her Broadway friends to discuss life, theatre, and life in the theatre. In addition to being a talented performer, Patti uses her bl…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, March 31, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Harvey Fierstein Causes a “Bye Bye Birdie: Live” Firestorm, Hugh Jackman Shares “The Greatest Showman” Footage, and New “Literally Patti Murin” Ep…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Today on Broadway: Thursday, March 30, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: The Muny Announces Big Stars for 99th Season, “The Prom” to Cast for Broadway, and “Beetlejuice” and “Clueless” Move Forward in Development! ̶…

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Roundabout Confirms “Marvin’s Room” Casting, Lloyd Webber, Rice, and John Bringing “Joseph” to Big Screen, Carolee Carmello Shares “Sweeney Todd&#…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Once on this Island” Announces Broadway Dates, Isherwood Finds New Home, Amber Tamblyn to Make Off-Broadway Debut, & Daily News Celebrates World Theatre Day! “…

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Some Like It Pop Special Series- ‘Making a Musical’ Episode 1.1: ‘Invisible: The Musical’- The Million Dollar Idea by Matt Tamanini

In the first episode of this six-part series, “Making a Musical,” Jennifer McHugh discusses the origins of “Invisible: The Musical” with the show’s co-creators …

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, March 24, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Brantley’s Odd “Miss Saigon” Review Out of Step with Other Critics, Jennifer Morrison Joins Matthew Perry’s “The End of Longing,” and Asmeret Gheb…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Rick Elice Writing Monopoly Musical, “The Fantasticks” to Close AGAIN, Matt Reviews “The Flash”/”Supergirl” Musical Crossover! “Today on Bro…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, March 20, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Cy Coleman’s Widow Confirms “Sweet Charity” Revival in the Works, “Beauty and the Beast” Breaks Box Office Record, and John Kander’s Birthday Wish…

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