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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Today on Broadway: Thursday, June 22, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Cats” Announces Closing, Princess Diana Musical in the Works, Well-Times “1984” Announcement, Matt’s Crazy “My Fair Lady” Prediction! ̶…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Chess” Aiming for Broadway Revival, Patrick Wilson to Replace Steven Pasquale, and More Stars Head to Vassar! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through …

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, June 19, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: ICYMI- A.R. Gurney Passes Away; Three Broadway Shows Announce Closing Dates; Pasquale, Schumer, Benanti, and The Boss Prep for Broadway! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, M…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Public Theater Opens its Trumpian “Julius Caesar,” Tony Ratings Down, and “King and I” Heading to London with Broadway Stars “Today on Broadway” i…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Public Theater Releases Statement on Controversy Surrounding Trump-Themed JULIUS CAESAR by Matt Tamanini

Following news that two major sponsors, Delta Air Lines and Bank of America had pulled financial support for The Public Theater in response to their Donald Trump-Themed Shakespeare in the Pa…

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Today on Broadway: Monday, June 12, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Tony Awards 2017 Recap: All the Winners, Highlights (and Lowlights), and Surprises. Also, Companies Pull Public Theater Sponsorship Over Trumpian “Julius Caesar” “T…

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

UPDATE: Delta and Bank of America Pull Public Theater Sponsorship Following Trump-Themed JULIUS CAESAR by Matt Tamanini

On Sunday night, Delta Air Lines announced that they were ending their four-year-old sponsorship agreement with the Public Theater over their current Shakespeare in the Park production of JU…

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VIDEO: Watch the Tonys Acceptance Speeches You Missed During the Commercials by Matt Tamanini

While everyone was grabbing drinks or a snack from the kitchen during the Tony Awards commercial breaks, Creative Arts hosts King Georges Brian d'Arcy James and Jonathan Groff were presentin…

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Delta Air Lines Pulls Public Theater Sponsorship Following Trump-Themed JULIUS CAESAR by Matt Tamanini

On Sunday night, Delta Air Lines announced that they were ending their four-year-old sponsorship agreement with the Public Theater over their current Shakespeare in the Park production of JU…

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Ben Platt Confirms That His Voice Is Back After Two Days of Vocal Rest, Will Return to DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Tuesday by Matt Tamanini

Earlier this week, BroadwayWorld reported that Tony-nominee Ben Platt had been put on vocal rest as the hectic awards season wound down. The DEAR EVAN HANSEN star tweeted that he was going t…

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Stephanie J. Block Confirms on BWW Red Carpet Live-stream that FALSETTOS is Coming to PBS this October by Matt Tamanini

On BroadwayWorld's Tony Awards red carpet live-stream, Tony-nominee Stephanie J. Block confirmed to our Ben Cameron that the Tony-nominated revival of FALSETTOS will be broadcast on PBS this…

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From SWEENEY TODD to BANDSTAND to GREAT COMET, the Ins and Outs of Actor/Musicians by Matt Tamanini

Music has been a part of theatre since the dawn of the genre from the origins of the Greek chorus to opera to Vaudeville to and to musical theatre. However, in recent years the line between …

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

BroadwayRadio’s 2017 Tony Omnibus Episode featuring Eva Noblezada, Douglas J. Cohen, Lisa Goldberg, Nicole Rosky, and Robbie Rozelle by Matt Tamanini

For the second consecutive year, BroadwayRadio is looking at the theatre’s biggest night from a unique perspective. This season, we are diving into Broadway’s busiest season by h…

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Friday, June 9, 2017

‘Making a Musical’ episode 1.6: ‘Invisible: The Musical’- From Your Mouth to God’s Ears by Matt Tamanini

In the season finale of the six-part first season of “Making a Musical,” Jennifer McHugh catches up with the creators of “Invisible: The Musical,” David Hollingsworth…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, June 9, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: It’s Robbie Rozelle Day at 54 Below!! Casting Directors Rally at Radio City, Tony Performers Announced, Karen Ziemba Joins “Prince of Broadway”! “Today on Bro…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

On My Way to a B.F.A.: Episode 4- Sitting Down with the Cast of TheaterWorks’ “Next to Normal” by Matt Tamanini

In the season finale of “On My Way to a B.F.A.” Natalie talks to three members of the cast of TheaterWorks Hartford’s acclaimed production of “Next to Normal. She t…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, June 8, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Stroman Helmed “Crazy for You” Aiming for Broadway, Pearl Theatre Closes, and Patti LuPone Talks Performing for Trump! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday …

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Cher and Cyndi Lauper Both Reportedly Heading to Broadway, Jason Alexander Heading Off-Broadway, Matt’s “Finding Neverland” Tour Review “Today on BroadwayR…

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “SpongeBob” & “Margaritaville” Confirm Broadway Plans, “A Doll’s House” Extends, and Big Developmental News! “Today on Broadway…

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, June 5, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Drama Desk Winners Announced. “Margaritaville” to Take Over Marquis, Equity Councilors Announced, Van Gundy Name-Checks Stephanie Styles! “Today on Broadway” …

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

‘Making a Musical’ episode 1.5: ‘Invisible: The Musical’- Good, but We Won’t Tell Your Wife by Matt Tamanini

In the fifth episode of the six-part first season “Making a Musical” series, Jennifer McHugh talks with three individuals who have been instrumental in the development of “…

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Friday, June 2, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, June 2, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Hugh Jackman Looking for Broadway Return, Multiple “Mamma Mia!” News Segments, and Broadway Inspirational Voices do “Defying Gravity.” “Today on Broadwa…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Robbie Rozelle Joins the Show to Talk about Tonys Performances, “Margaritaville,” and His 54 Below Debut! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Frida…

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Monday, May 29, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, May 29, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Actor and Writer Ron Fassler Discusses his Book “Up in the Cheap Seats: A Historical Memoir of Broadway.” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podc…

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, May 26, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: NBC Says Bye Bye to “Bye Bye Birdie Live,” “Ernest Shackleton” to Be Live Streamed, and Details on “Pretty Woman” Musical! “Today on Broadwa…

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Today on Broadway: Thursday, May 25, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Santino Fontana to Lead “Tootsie” Reading, Bloomberg Donates $75 Million to Arts Center, and Loads of Recommendations! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, May 22, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Encores Announces an Incredible 2018 Season, Drama League Announces Winners, and It is Workshop/Lab/Reading Season in New York! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday th…

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, May 19, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: One Killed and 22 Injured in Times Square, Glenda Jackson and Laurie Metcalf to Return to Broadway Next Spring, “Oh, Hello” on Netflix in June! “Today on Broadway&#…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Idina is Coming Back to New York, Hollywood Bowl “Mamma Mia” Casting, & Nancy Opel Out of “Prince of Broadway”? “Today on Broadway” is a daily…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Today on Broadway: Monday, May 15, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Fox Announces Plans to Broadcast Live Productions of “A Christmas Story: The Musical” and “Rent”! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through F…

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Today on Broadway: Friday, May 12, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Once on this Island” Finds a Home, Theatre World Awards Announced, Lin-Manuel Miranda Sponsors O’Neill Center Fund “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Mond…

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