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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

My Favorite Song: Amy Spanger of ‘Matilda’ by

It is so difficult to pick my favorite musical theater song, but if I had to pick just one it would be “Another Hundred People” from Company. It is a perfect song because it capt…

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

‘Amazing Grace’ Sets Broadway Closing Date by

Amazing Grace, the musical about John Newton, the writer of the beloved title hymn, has posted a closing notice of Oct. 25 for its Broadway run at the Nederlander Theater. The show, which op…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Tickets Now on Sale for ‘Misery’ on Broadway with Bruce Willis by

Tickets are now available to see Bruce Willis make his Broadway debut in Misery, based on the Stephen King novel. Willis takes on the lead role of Paul Sheldon, a famous romance novelist who…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

10 Major Stars to Catch on Broadway in Fall 2015 by

Film and TV headliners wishing to burnish their acting credentials have found a welcome home on Broadway — and the star quotient is particularly high this fall. New York stages will be…

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

8 Sexiest Stars at the Metropolitan Opera This Season by

Once upon a time, everyone knew that opera stars were sexy. Caruso? Callas? They made their admirers swoon. Nowadays, well, swooning is pretty much a lost art, and sometimes it seems like on…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Big Names Set for ‘Sponge Bob’ Musical by

SpongeBob Squarepants, the immensely popular Nickelodeon cartoon character, will be swimming to Broadway with help from some of the biggest names in the music and theater worlds. The SpongeB…

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Monday, August 31, 2015

8 Great Shows for Teens in NYC by

If your kids are young, it’s a no-brainer that a great Broadway experience includes an afternoon of sharing the magic of The Lion King or watching in awe as the young actors swing thro…

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

9 Things You Must Do When You Come to See ‘Hamilton’ on Broadway by

There’s no question that Hamilton is the most talked-about show on Broadway, and the hottest ticket in town. Just like the real Alexander Hamilton, composer and creator Lin-Manuel Mira…

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My Favorite Song: Jarrod Spector of ‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ by

If you’re lucky enough to attend a grade school that has a solid arts program, one of the great joys of participating in high school theateris that virtually no one is age-appropriate.…

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Tickets Now on Sale for ‘Old Times’ on Broadway by

Tickets are now available to see Clive Owen make his Broadway debut in Old Times. Owen and Kelly Reilly star as married couple Deeley and Kate in this intricate play by Harold Pinter. Kate&#…

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Tickets Now on Sale for ‘School of Rock’ by

Tickets are now available to see the new musical School of Rock on Broadway. Based on the cult-classic Jack Black movie, School of Rock stars Alex Brightman as Dewey Finn, an aspiring musici…

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

My Favorite Song: Laura Michelle Kelly of ‘Finding Neverland’ by

I love West Side Story so much. I’ve never been in the show, but I’d love to play Anita one day. I’m such a hopeless romantic. And I just love “One Hand, One Heart” because…

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

6 Stunning Roles That Put Kelli O’Hara on the Map by

For Broadway performers, a Tony is the ultimate reward. It can also be an elusive one, with actors and actresses working decades and never taking home the big prize. Kelli O’Hara was p…

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Monday, August 17, 2015

The 19 Most Anticipated Broadway Shows for Fall 2015 by

The new Broadway season kicks off the day after the Tony Awards, and the 2015-16 Broadway season has already seen three openings: the short-run Penn & Teller on Broadway, Amazing Grace a…

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5 Reasons to See ‘Amazing Grace’ on Broadway by

Amazing Grace, the new musical about John Newton, the writer of the beloved title hymn, is now playing at the Nederlander Theater. The son of a slave-trading family in 18th century England, …

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Friday, August 14, 2015

A Day in the Life of Laura Michelle Kelly of ‘Finding Neverland’ by

Laura Michelle Kelly seems to find joy in nearly everything she does and everyone she meets. She loves thinking about all the mothers in the audience as she sings “All that Matters” in F…

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My Favorite Song: John Cariani of ‘Something Rotten!’ by

So…I have a lot of favorite show tunes. I have narrowed it down to three. Best song performed. Best song performed in the context of the show. And just…my favorite musical theater so…

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5 Reasons to See ‘Hamilton’ on Broadway by

Hamilton, the smash hit musical about our most controversial founding father, is now playing at the Richard Rodgers Theater. In addition to writing the book, music and lyrics, Lin-Manuel Mir…

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

‘Waitress’ Musical to Open on Broadway in April 2016 by

Waitress, the new musical based on the 2007 film, will open on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, with previews beginning in March 2016 and opening in April. It Shoulda Been You has ju…

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Wayne Brady to Star in ‘Kinky Boots’ on Broadway by

Wayne Brady is coming on down to Broadway. The host of Let’s Make a Deal will take over the role of Lola in the Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, on Nov. 2…

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke to Compose Music for ‘Old Times’ on Broadway by

Thom Yorke, singer and principal songwriter for the Grammy-winning alternative rock band Radiohead, joins other music stars such as Cyndi Lauper and Sting in writing original music for the B…

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Monday, August 10, 2015

Emmy Winner Camryn Manheim Joins Cast of ‘Spring Awakening’ Revival by

Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Camryn Manheim has joined the Deaf West production of Spring Awakening coming to Broadway this fall. Manheim is the final addition to the cast and joins the pre…

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8 Secrets to Breaking Into Broadway as a Musician by

One of the most amazing things about Broadway musicals is that you’re hearing live orchestrations played by skilled musicians at every single performance. This is nothing to take for grant…

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Tony Winners to Join Audra McDonald in ‘Shuffle Along…’ on Broadway by

Tony winners Billy Porter and Brian Stokes Mitchell and Tony nominees Joshua Henry and Brandon Victor Dixon will join the previously announced six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald in the cast…

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Friday, August 7, 2015

‘The Crucible’ Coming to Broadway for Spring 2016 by

The Crucible, Arthur Miller’s classic drama of the 1692 Salem witch trials, will return to Broadway in a new production with previews beginning Feb. 29 in advance of an April 7th opening f…

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Broadway’s ‘On the Town’ to Close in September by

The Broadway revival of On the Town will end its run at the Lyric Theater on Sept. 6 after playing 28 previews and 368 performances. The 1944 musical featuring book and lyrics by Betty Comde…

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Review Roundup: ‘Hamilton’ by

Hamilton, the smash hit musical about our most controversial founding father, opened at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Aug. 6 after a sold-out Off-Broadway at the Public Theater earlier this…

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

My Favorite Song: Michele Lee of ‘Wicked’ by

I would say my favorite Broadway song is Stephen Sondheim’s brilliant “Send in the Clowns” from A Little Night Music. I love how Sondheim uses the theatrical dialogue and i…

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Opening Tonight on Broadway: ‘Hamilton’ by

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton officially opens tonight on Broadway. One of the few shows opening this summer, Hamilton arrives on Broadway after a sold-out run at the Public Theater. T…

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Frank Langella to Star in ‘The Father’ on Broadway by

Three-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee Frank Langella will star on Broadway in spring 2016 in the American premiere of The Father, a new play by Florian Zeller. The English translation is…

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Tickets Now on Sale for ‘Queen of the Night’ by

Tickets are now available for the immersive theater experience Queen of the Night. Part interactive theater, part dinner show, Queen of the Night is an experience like no other. Acrobats ha…

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