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Sunday, March 24, 2019

The Good Fight’s Sarah Steele Proves Her Theatre Credentials by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of Broadway’s The Humans and Speech & Debate talks about her most treasured memory with co-stars Christine Baranski and Audra McDonald in the TV drama.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

How Ogunquit Playhouse Shed Its Summerstock Past to Become a Regional Powerhouse by Ruthie Fierberg

The Maine-based regional theatre has been the host of numerous regional premieres and an incubator for new work.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

4 Things You Didn’t Know Behind Broadway’s Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations by Ruthie Fierberg

Writer Dominique Morisseau and stars James Harkness, Ephraim Sykes, Jeremy Pope, Derrick Baskin, Jawan M. Jackson, and more spill insider knowledge about the new Temptations bio-musical.

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Andrew Rannells Recalls What Went Wrong During His Broadway Debut Performance in Hairspray by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-nominated actor didn't die, but for a brief moment, he thought he did.

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Watch the Cast of Broadway’s Ain’t Too Proud Perform Temptations Hits on The Tonight Show by Ruthie Fierberg

Derrick Baskin, Jeremy Pope, Jawan Jackson, James Harkness, and Ephraim Sykes sang from the new musical on their opening night.

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Theatre Professionals to Gather for Panel on Equality in the Audition Process by Ruthie Fierberg

The event will include a screening of the short film Nevertheless, She Auditioned plus a comedy set by Anna Suzuki.

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Neil Patrick Harris to Host Lincoln Center 60th Anniversary Gala by Ruthie Fierberg

The upcoming gala coincides with a newly formed advisory committee, including Kristin Chenoweth, John Leguizamo, Kelli O'Hara, and more.

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Broadway Performers to Headline Benefit Performance for Dancers Responding to AIDS by Ruthie Fierberg

The April event features artists from The Book of Mormon, Jesus Christ Superstar Live, and more.

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Ryan Murphy to Host Special Benefit Performance of Broadway’s The Prom by Ruthie Fierberg

The creator of Glee, Pose, American Horror Story, and more will appear at the Longacre Theatre in April.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

See Tony Kushner and Judith Light Accept Awards From the Dramatists Guild Foundation by Ruthie Fierberg

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and two-time Tony-winning actor were honored with Madge Evans-Sidney Kingsley Awards March 18.

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Listen to New Found Glory's Punk Rock Take on The Greatest Showman’s ‘This Is Me’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The band covers the Oscar-nominated Pasek and Paul tune, as well as Frozen’s “Let It Go,” on their new From the Screen to Your Stereo album.

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15 Actors Remember the Most Impactful Moments at Irish Rep by Ruthie Fierberg

With visits from Katharine Hepburn to hilarious onstage gags, these are the moments in Irish Rep’s 30-year history the company will never forget.

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Read Reviews for John Guare’s Nantucket Sleigh Ride Off-Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

Starring John Larroquette and Will Swenson, the new play from director Jerry Zaks bowed at Lincoln Center Theater.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Why Broadway’s Upcoming Oklahoma! Is Not Your ’Grandma’s Version’ of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Classic by Ruthie Fierberg

What to expect from the Broadway transfer of the St. Ann’s Warehouse hit.

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Nantucket Sleigh Ride Opens Off-Broadway March 18 by Ruthie Fierberg

The play starring John Larroquette and Will Swenson plays Lincoln Center Theater’s Mitzi Newhouse Theater.

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Laura Benanti and Christine Baranski Battle It Out as the More Convincing Melania Trump by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-winning actors appeared on The Late Show amidst conspiracy theories of a body double for the First Lady.

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Why Heidi Schreck Stopped Her Very First Performance of What the Constitution Means to Me by Ruthie Fierberg

The playwright and actor tells Stephen Colbert about how the new Broadway play almost stopped before it started.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Watch Stephanie J. Block Sing From Broadway's The Cher Show by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of the new bio-musical sings “If I Could Turn Back Time” and turns back time herself to recall the first time she met Cher.

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How Kiss Me, Kate’s Corbin Bleu Wound Up Tap-Dancing on the Ceiling and More Reveals From Opening Night by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch Will Chase, Stephanie Styles, choreographer Warren Carlyle, and more share backstage secrets from the 2019 Broadway revival.

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The Good Fight’s Christine Baranski Has Acting in Her Genes by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony and Emmy winner—and Mamma Mia! star—reflects on her induction in the Theater Hall of Fame.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

How Director Sammi Cannold Put Her Actors in a 4,100-Gallon Aquarium Onstage for Endlings by Ruthie Fierberg

A conversation with the 24-year-old director making waves with the new play by Celine Song.

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Dear Evan Hansen Teen Andrew Barth Feldman Talks Playing 1 of Broadway's Most Demanding Teen Roles by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch the newly minted Broadway star reveal how he got cast, his onstage experience in the musical, and more on NBC Nightly News.

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Andrew Rannells and Stephen Colbert Share a Patti LuPone Connection by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony nominee and late night host describe what makes LuPone a living legend.

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What to Expect From Broadway’s Re-Envisioned Kiss Me, Kate by Ruthie Fierberg

Stars Kelli O’Hara, Will Chase, Corbin Bleu, and more on the updates to the script, the choreography, and more.

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Ben Platt on Opening Up About Past Relationships and Sexuality Through His New Album by Ruthie Fierberg

The Dear Evan Hansen star talks about his debut record Sing to Me Instead and being inspired by Ellen DeGeneres.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Go Behind the Scenes of Broadway’s Be More Chill by Ruthie Fierberg

Good Morning America goes backstage for a tour of the set, a choreography lesson, and more.

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Go Behind the Scenes of Broadway’s Be More Chill, and Watch the Cast Perform ‘More Than Survive’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Good Morning America goes backstage for a tour of the set, a choreography lesson, and more.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Inside the Design of Billy Porter’s Oscars Gown by Ruthie Fierberg

Christian Siriano talks about making Academy Awards history with the Tony winner.

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Jesse Eisenberg Discusses His New Off-Broadway Play and Love for Musical Theatre by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor-playwright's new drama features Susan Sarandon as a community theatre diva.

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Audra McDonald On What to Expect From Her Upcoming Broadway Return by Ruthie Fierberg

The six-time Tony winner discusses Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, as well as the upcoming season of The Good Fight.

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Andrew Rannells Reveals Secrets From His New Memoir Too Much Is Not Enough by Ruthie Fierberg

The Falsettos and Hamilton alum talks about his early struggles making it to Broadway in the inspirational new read.

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