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Thursday, October 19, 2017

See Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrate the Launch of the Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns Tour by Ryan Gilbert

One day it's simply there, a life inside your heart! Andrew Lloyd Webber joined the cast of national tour of Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns on October 18 on stage at the Fisher The…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Exclusive! Get a First Look at Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart, Carrie Compere & the Touring Company of The Color Purple by Ryan Gilbert

The Tony Award-winning revival of The Color Purple—The Musical is comin' to town! Starring Broadway alums Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere, the touring productio…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Dream the Dream! Here's Your First Look at the New National Tour of Les Miserables by Ryan Gilbert

Join the révolution! Stage favorites Nick Cartell, Matt Shingledecker, Melissa Mitchell, Josh Davis, Allison Guinn and more are starring in the new touring production of Alain Boublil…

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Let Her Sing! Tony Winner Karen Ziemba Will Lead the Tour of Irving Berlin's White Christmas by Ryan Gilbert

An early holiday treat! Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba will star as Martha Watson in the national tour of Irving Berlin's White Christmas. The musical production is set to kick off in Fa…

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Do the Conga Beat! Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes with On Your Feet! by Ryan Gilbert

Feel the rhythm of the music getting stronger! Broadway Balances America, the special five-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, continued its fourth season on Octo…

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Dear Old Friends! Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes with Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns by Ryan Gilbert

If you're ready, then get in! Broadway Balances America, the special five-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, continued its fourth season on September 25 with…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Welcome to Our Future! Jos N. Banks, Lance Bordelon & More Will Lead the Kinky Boots Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Everybody say yeah! Jos N. Banks and Lance Bordelon have been cast as Simon/Lola and Charlie Price, respectively, in the national tour of Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper's Tony-winning…

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Broadway Faves Allison Walsh, Matthew Scott & More Join the An American in Paris Tour by Ryan Gilbert

They've got rhythm! Broadway faves Allison Walsh (Anastasia) and Matthew Scott (An American in Paris, Sondheim on Sondheim) are joining the national tour of An American in Paris as Lise …

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Wonderful! Mary Kate Morrissey Will Star as Elphaba in the National Tour of Wicked by Ryan Gilbert

The national tour of Wicked will have a new leading lady running the Emerald City as Mary Kate Morrissey takes over the role of Elphaba. The actress will join the cast on September 26 while …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

On a Magic Carpet Ride! Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes with Disney's Aladdin Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Now you're in a whole new world! Broadway Balances America, the special five-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, premiered its fourth season on September 11 w…

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Joyful! Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart & Carrie Compere Will Lead the National Tour of The Color Purple by Ryan Gilbert

Yes, they're beautiful and they're here! Broadway cast members Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere will lead the national tour of The Color Purple as Celie, Shug Aver…

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Let's Conga! Casting Complete for the On Your Feet! Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The full cast is set for the touring production of On Your Feet!, starring Christie Prades and Mauricio Martinez as Gloria and Emilio Estefan, respectively. The show will feature Nancy Ticot…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Broadway Balances America Explores 'A Whole New World' with the Cast of Disney's Aladdin Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Taking you wonder by wonder! Broadway Balances America, the special five-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, premieres its fourth season on September 11 (the epis…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Sarah Bockel & Andrew Brewer Will Lead the National Tour of Beautiful―The Carole King Musical by Ryan Gilbert

They'll feel the earth move under their feet! Sarah Bockel and Andrew Brewer will headline the national tour of the hit Broadway musical Beautiful—The Carole King Musical as the ti…

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Monday, August 28, 2017

Oh the Feeling! Cast Complete for National Tour of Tony-Winning Musical Jersey Boys by Ryan Gilbert

They'll be the big men in town, just you wait and see! Complete casting has been announced for the 2017–2018 North American tour of the Tony–, Grammy– and Olivier Award…

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

We've Got Our Band! Rob Colletti, Lexie Dorsett Sharp & More Will Headline the National Tour of School of Rock by Ryan Gilbert

Now repeat after us, we pledge allegiance to the band! Broadway fave Rob Colletti (The Book of Mormon) will star as Dewey Finn in the national tour of School of Rock. The touring production …

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Monday, August 21, 2017

James Taylor Odom & Blake Price Will Lead the National Tour of A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder by Ryan Gilbert

The dastardly cast assembles! James Taylor Odom and Blake Price will headline the national tour of the Tony-winning musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder as the eight D&rsqu…

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James Taylor Odom & Blake Price Will Lead the National Tour of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by Ryan Gilbert

The dastardly cast assembles! James Taylor Odom and Blake Price will headline the national tour of the Tony-winning musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder as the eight D&rsqu…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Opera Stars Meghan Picerno & Gardar Thor Cortes Will Lead the Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies by Ryan Gilbert

Come along and follow them! Award-winning opera stars Meghan Picerno and Garðar Thór Cortes will lead the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, The Pha…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

A New Beginning! Nick Cartell, Josh Davis, Melissa Mitchell & More Will Lead the National Tour of Les Miserables by Ryan Gilbert

Do you hear the people sing? Join in our crusade! Nick Cartell, Josh Davis and Melissa Mitchell will lead the national tour of Les Miserables, as Jean Valjean, Javert and Fantine, respective…

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Serve with a Smile! Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart & More Will Star in the National Tour of Waitress by Ryan Gilbert

She'll be pouring you a cup and saying, "Hello, how ya been?" Desi Oakley (Les Misérables, Evita) will star as Jenna in the national tour of Waitress. The touring produc…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Something Good! Jill-Christine Wiley, Mike McLean & More Join the Touring Production of The Sound of Music by Ryan Gilbert

We're happy to meet them! Jill-Christine Wiley and Mike McLean will star as Maria Rainer and Captain Georg von Trapp, respectively, in the North American tour of The Sound of Music. The …

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Top of the Morning! Season Four of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Will Premiere in September by Ryan Gilbert

Grab an extra cup of coffee because your mornings are about to get a Great White Way-sized makeover! Lifetime Channel's award-winning morning show The Balancing Act will present the four…

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Take Your Turn! Eva Tavares & Kristie Dale Sanders Will Join The Phantom of the Opera Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Stage favorite Eva Tavares and Broadway alum Kristie Dale Sanders will soon play Christine Daaé and Madame Giry, respectively, in the touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's T…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Live by the Hook! Stage & Screen Star John Davidson Will Join the Finding Neverland Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Don't choose to live by the book—let's live by the hook! Star of TV, stage and music John Davidson will play Charles Frohman/Captain James Hook in the national tour of Finding …

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

For Forever! Tony-Nominated Musical Dear Evan Hansen Will Launch National Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The new Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen will launch a national tour beginning in October 2018, according to CBS Denver. The touring production of the hit Tony-nominated musical will k…

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Wicked & War Paint Producer David Stone & More Receive 2017 League Awards for Touring Broadway by Ryan Gilbert

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced on May 17 during the Broadway League’s 2017 Spring Road Conference. Producer…

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Friday, April 7, 2017

This Love is Strong! The Bodyguard, Starring Deborah Cox, Celebrates 100th Performance in New Orleans by Ryan Gilbert

The stuff that you want? The thing that you need? They've got more than enough! The national tour of The Bodyguard is celebrating its 100th performance on April 7 at the Saenger Theatre …

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Wait For It! Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton Will Launch a Second National Touring Production by Ryan Gilbert

The world was wide enough for two touring productions! A second national tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton will open in February 2018 in Seattle for a six-week limited…

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Welcome to Oz on the Road! Ginna Claire Mason Will Star as Glinda in the Wicked Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Look who's wonderful! Ginna Claire Mason, who's been the Glinda standby in Broadway's Wicked for the last year, will star as the Good Witch herself in the touring production of t…

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Something Good! Nicholas Rodriguez Will Star as Captain Georg von Trapp in The Sound of Music Tour by Ryan Gilbert

We're happy to meet him! Nicholas Rodriguez will take over the role of Captain Georg von Trapp in the national tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The Sound of Music. Rodriguez will begi…

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