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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Teal Wicks, Bonnie Milligan, More Join NYMF's Intersecting Chords Concert by Ruthie Fierberg

The event celebrates female, trans, and non-binary songwriters in musical theatre.

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Watch This Mashup of The Lion King’s ‘Spirit’ and ‘Circle of Life’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The creators of #HAM4BEY mix Beyoncé’s newest solo with the Lion King staple.

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Read Reviews for Off-Broadway's Mojada by Ruthie Fierberg

Luis Alfaro’s latest work, inspired by Medea, opened at the Public Theater July 17.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, and More Join Covenant House’s 2019 Stage & Screen Sleep Out by Ruthie Fierberg

Learn why these Tony-winning Broadway stars will sleep on the street for one night only.

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7 Broadway Cast Albums Perfectly Paired to Your Summer Bucket List by Ruthie Fierberg

The ideal soundtrack of 2018–2019 cast recordings, so you can do this and listen to that.

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7 Broadway Cast Albums Perfectly Paired to Your Summer To-Do List by Ruthie Fierberg

The ideal soundtrack of 2018–2019 cast recordings, so you can do this and listen to that.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

How an Eating Disorder and the Near-Death of a Friend Spurred the Creation of Off-Broadway’s Rinse, Repeat by Ruthie Fierberg

With her new Off-Broadway play Rinse, Repeat, Domenica Feraud exposes the dangers of our diet culture.

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How an Eating Disorder and a Sense of Frustration Spurred the Creation of Off-Broadway’s Rinse, Repeat by Ruthie Fierberg

With her new Off-Broadway play Rinse, Repeat, Domenica Feraud exposes the dangers of our diet culture.

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George Salazar, Krysta Rodriguez, and More to Sing The Jonathan Larson Project at Barnes and Noble by Ruthie Fierberg

The performers celebrate the release of the cast album later this month.

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Read Reviews for Lincoln Center Theater’s The Rolling Stone by Ruthie Fierberg

The play by Chris Urch bowed Off-Broadway July 15.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

7 Shows Not to Miss at the 2019 New York Musical Festival by Ruthie Fierberg

Be sure to catch shows inspired by everything from Adam and Eve to Amelia Earhart to Emmett Till and more.

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Hear 3 New Songs From Adam Gwon’s Upcoming Musical Scotland, PA by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch Ben Fankhauser, Taylor Iman Jones, and more sing from the show ahead of its Off-Broadway debut this fall.

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Raúl Esparza Joins Jason Robert Brown for August SubCulture Residency Concert by Ruthie Fierberg

The four-time Tony nominee will play the downtown venue for the first time.

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Check Out Photos From Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson's New Opera Blue by Ruthie Fierberg

The work premiered at the Glimmerglass Festival July 14, with productions planned across the country in the upcoming season.

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SPACE on Ryder Farm Announces New Musicians’ Initiative by Ruthie Fierberg

Spoken word artist and musician Celisse has been named the new fellowship’s inaugural recipient.

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After Flooding, Broadway’s The Lion King Proceeds With Some Improvised Costumes by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch this excerpt of “Circle of Life” with one-night-only costume changes for some principal cast members.

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The Lion King’s Original Nala Heather Headley Recalls the Night Her Onstage Injury Stopped the Show by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner tells the story during ABC’s upcoming The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts.

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

16 Secrets of Jason Sherwood’s Intricate, Upcycled Scenic Design of Rent on Fox by Ruthie Fierberg

Plus, take a virtual tour inside the warehouse from the television musical event.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Watch Highlights From Lincoln Center Theater’s The Rolling Stone Off-Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

The American premiere by Chris Urch, directed by Saheem Ali, officially opens July 15.

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Martyna Majok Reveals Her Latest Work, Sanctuary City by Ruthie Fierberg

The Cost of Living playwright discusses her new play ahead of its Off-Broadway bow at New York Theatre Workshop.

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Mindhunter, Starring Tony Nominee Jonathan Groff, to Return in August by Ruthie Fierberg

The Netflix series premieres its second season this fall.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

How This Married Couple Coped With Loss By Writing The Elementary Spacetime Show by Ruthie Fierberg

Futurity’s César Alvarez along with Emily Orling introduce a new type of musical at Powerhouse Theater.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

You Can Now Buy a Handbag Made From Broadway’s Kinky Boots Curtain by Ruthie Fierberg

The Kinky Boots collection from SCENERY launches July 10.

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Watch 12-Year-Old Luke Islam's Emotional Performance of ‘She Used to Be Mine’ on America's Got Talent by Ruthie Fierberg

The young singer earned the Golden Buzzer after nailing Sara Bareilles' Waitress ballad.

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Dramatists Guild Foundation Welcomes A New Class of Fellows by Ruthie Fierberg

The program that fostered the likes of Dear Evan Hansen’s Benj Pasek and Justin Paul also welcomes two new Playwriting Chairs.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Cast Announced for My Fair Lady North American Tour by Ruthie Fierberg

The Lincoln Center Theater production will hit the road beginning December 2019.

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9 Theatre Roles You Didn’t Know Tom Hiddleston Played by Ruthie Fierberg

The Avengers star and Golden Globe–winning actor makes his Broadway debut in the upcoming Betrayal.

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9 Theatre Roles You Probably Didn’t Know Tom Hiddleston Played by Ruthie Fierberg

The Avengers star and Golden Globe–winning actor makes his Broadway debut in the upcoming Betrayal.

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Sees Staffing Changes by Ruthie Fierberg

The dance company finds a new associate artistic director and rehearsal director.

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LCT3 to Present World Premiere of Sylvia Khoury's Syrian Refugee-Focused Power Strip by Ruthie Fierberg

Tyne Rafaeli will direct the Off-Broadway run this fall.

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

My Fair Lady Revival, Starring Laura Benanti, Closes on Broadway July 7 by Ruthie Fierberg

Bartlett Sher directs the Lincoln Center Theater revival, with a national tour and West End bow on the horizon.

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