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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

‘Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song’ Moves to Broadway by Matthew Wexler

The Second Stage production of 'Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song' will return to the same Broadway stage where the Tony Award-winning premiere production began.

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Where the Boys Are: ‘The Boys From Syracuse’ by Matthew Wexler

Based on Shakespeare's 'The Comedy of Errors,' Musicals Tonights revisits Rodgers & Hart's 1938 musical with an (almost) all-male cast.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Justin Sayre’s gAy-B-C’s: A Brief History of Gay Culture in Five Parts by Matthew Wexler

Touching on everything from Auntie Mame to Zebra Print, Sayre looks at the legends and lore of gay culture with stories, songs and laughs.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

No Noose is Good Noose: ‘Hangmen’ by Matthew Wexler

In his small pub in a north English town, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what’s the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they’ve abolished hanging?

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

‘Harry Clarke’ Returns Off-Broadway Starring Billy Crudup by Matthew Wexler

Tony Award winner Billy Crudup stars in 'Harry Clarke,' the story of a Midwestern man leading a double life as a cocky Londoner.

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Don’t Miss: ‘Love, Liza’ Exhibit and Auction by Matthew Wexler

A forthcoming exhibit and auction presented by The Paley Center for Media and Profiles in History will celebrate the iconic life and career of Liza Minnelli.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

A Special Valentine From ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ by Matthew Wexler

Give two people a camera, a microphone, and a great love song... and the rest of the world falls away. "Dear Evan Hansen" shares this touching compilation — created by fans — of the sh…

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Girls’ Night Out: ‘Party Face’ by Matthew Wexler

A group of women put on their party faces and hope for the best, but when facades crack, secrets spill. Tears sprinkle and laughter roars as their revelry leads to revelation.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Broadway Producer Jordan Roth Takes on Trump in New Video Series by Matthew Wexler

The Birds and The BS is the kids show for adults! Join Mr. Jordan and his especially animated friends as they sing you towards the right path… but you know, left.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Breaking: Betty Buckley to Star in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ National Tour by Matthew Wexler

Tony Award-winning actress Betty Buckley will take on the title role in the national tour of 'Hello, Dolly!'

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Life on Life’s Terms: ‘You Got Older’ by Matthew Wexler

Playwright Clare Barron masterfully blends reality and fantasy in a dark comedy about falling apart as you're failing to launch, and what you might find instead.

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Watch: Broadway Buzz with GoLocal Live by Matthew Wexler

This month's edition highlights upcoming performances from Jessie Mueller, Nathan Lane, and Laurie Metcalf.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

First Look: Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s ‘Mary Stuart’ by Matthew Wexler

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents 'Mary Stuart,' Peter Oswald’s new take on the bitter rivalry between Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Don’t Miss: ‘Becca Blackwell: They, Themself and Schmerm’ by Matthew Wexler

An NYC based trans actor, performer and writer, Becca Blackwell works collaboratively with playwrights and directors to expand our sense of personhood and the body through performance.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Review: ‘In the Body of the World’ by Matthew Wexler

The Tony Award-winning author, performer and activist Eve Ensler comes to MTC with a powerful new play based on her critically acclaimed memoir.

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Seeing Red: ‘Cardinal’ at Second Stage by Matthew Wexler

Paint it red. So begins Lydia's wild idea to invigorate her Rust Belt town. But when an entrepreneur co-opts her scheme, a precarious rivalry is born.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Don’t Miss: ‘Broadway Valentine at Queens Theatre by Matthew Wexler

Real-life Broadway couples gather for a special concert at Queens Theatre to celebrate Valentine's Day.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Smoke But No Flame: CSC’s ‘Fire and Air’ by Matthew Wexler

A world premiere by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally explores the rich history of the Ballets Russes, Sergei Diaghilev’s itinerant Russian ballet company.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: ‘Hallelujah, Baby!’ by Matthew Wexler

'Hallelujah, Baby!' tells of Georgina, an African-American woman on her journey to financial and social independence during one of the most tumultuous socio-political times in U.S. history.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

SiriusXM Announces New Limited Series, ‘The Hal Prince Talks’ by Matthew Wexler

SiriusXM has announced a new limited-run series, 'The Hal Prince Talks,' featuring conversations with Tony Award winners Harold (Hal) Prince and 'Hamilton' producer Jeffrey Seller.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Broadway Birthday: Leslie Bricusse by Matthew Wexler

The Broadway Blog celebrates the life and work of those whose impact has been felt on the world's greatest stages. Today we light 87 candles for the incomparable Leslie Bricusse.

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Friday, January 26, 2018

Exclusive Interview: Stephanie Umoh from ‘Hallelujah, Baby!’ by Matthew Wexler

Stephanie Umoh stars in York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti production of the Tony Award-winning 'Hallelujah, Baby!'.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Abuses of Power: ‘The Thing With Feathers’ by Matthew Wexler

A teenager meets a man on the internet in Scott Organ's new play, which unravels into a maze of secrets, lies and unexpected truths.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Celebrates 30 Years on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

The Tony Award-winning musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber enters its fourth decade with an array of special events and special gala performance.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Don’t Miss: Broadway at the Pierre on 1/24 by Matthew Wexler

The iconic New York five-star hotel continues its Broadway series with Dan Domenech, Antoine L. Smith, and N'Kenge.

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The Beauty in Madness: ‘Miles for Mary’ by Matthew Wexler

The Mad Ones present an ensemble-based work set in the teacher's lounge of a 1980s Ohio high school.

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Monday, January 22, 2018

It’s a Woman’s World: Irondale’s ‘She Stands Alone’ by Matthew Wexler

Vickie Tanner and Lee Harrington perform their solo shows as part of Irondale's 'She Stands Alone' female performance series.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

‘Kinky Boots’ Celebrates 2,000 Performances on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

Led by Scissor Sisters front-man, Jake Shears as ‘Charlie Price’ and J. Harrison Ghee as ‘Lola,’ the matinee audience took part in a full-theater photograph to commemorate the …

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Box Office Open: Broadway’s ‘Angels in America’ by Matthew Wexler

Tony Kushner's epic two-part drama returns to Broadway for a limited run starring Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield.

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There’s No Fathoming a Woman: ‘Hindle Wakes’ at Mint Theatre by Matthew Wexler

An out-of-wedlock tryst rustles feathers in this vibrant revival of Stanley Houghton’s 'Hindle Wakes.'

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Feinstein’s/54 Below Announces The Classic American Songbook Series by Matthew Wexler

Feinstein's/54 Below launches an all-new series this year: Deborah Grace Winer presents The Classic American Songbook Series. Each show celebrates American popular song as well as artists w…

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