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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Broadway Across America Opens New Venue in Monterrey, Mexico; The Illusionists Conjures Big Box Office by Ryan Gilbert

Things are off to a magical start in Mexico! Broadway Across America (BAA) reported a gross of $1,160,471 for a six-performance engagement of The Illusionists: Live From Broadway, a non-stop…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird’s Gbenga Akinnagbe on Surviving His ‘Dark’ Childhood, Dreaming of Becoming an Olympian & More by Ryan Gilbert

Gbenga Akinnagbe (Photos: Caitlin McNaney for Broadway.com)Jeff Daniels & Gbenga Akinnagbe in To Kill a Mockingbird (Photo by Julieta Cervantes)Though he’s best known for his role as t…

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Saturday, January 26, 2019

Waitress Stars Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel on the Risk of Working with Friends & the Fun of Indulging in Fantasies by Ryan Gilbert

If it weren't for Cyndi Lauper, Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel might have never become friends. Here's the story: Back in 2010, Bareilles and Creel were paired together to perform at…

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Praise! Watch a Music Video Celebrating the Upcoming 50th Anniversary Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar by Ryan Gilbert

Almost 10 years after the last major tour, a new mesmerizing production of Jesus Christ Superstar is coming to North America! Directed by Timothy Sheader, and featuring choreography by Drew …

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Welcome to the Diner! Broadway & TV Alum Richard Kline Joins the National Tour of Waitress by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway and TV favorite Richard Kline (Broadway's City of Angels, TV's Three’s Company, the national tour of Wicked) is joining the touring production of the Broadway musical …

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Moment of Happiness! Keri René Fuller, McGee Maddox & More Will Star in the New Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats by Ryan Gilbert

The naming of cats is a difficult—but exciting—matter! Stage favorites Keri René Fuller (Broadway's Waitress) and McGee Maddox (An American in Paris national tour) will sta…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Welcome to Our Island! See Becky Gulsvig, Andrew Samonsky & More in the Come From Away Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Welcome to our island with its inlets and its bays! The national tour of the celebrated Broadway musical Come From Away is making its way to cities all across the country and Broadway.com ha…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

You Could Be Found! Dear Evan Hansen Wants You to Be a Part of Their Tour Mosaic by Ryan Gilbert

For over a year, Dear Evan Hansen has had the support of passionate fans on Broadway. Beginning in fall 2018, the show's been thrilled to make new connections in dozens of cities as it t…

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Angela Baumgardner & Pedro Ka’awaloa Will Lead the Tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I by Ryan Gilbert

Newcomers Angela Baumgardner and Pedro Ka'awaloa will star in the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam, respectively. …

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Broadway Balances America Welcomes You to the Rock with Come From Away by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway Across America’s Telly Award-winning collaboration with The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, continues season five of the five-part serie…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Know When to Roll 'Em! Get a Peek at Joey Barreiro & More in the National Tour of A Bronx Tale by Ryan Gilbert

It all starts right here on Belmont Avenue! The national tour of the hit Broadway musical A Bronx Tale is making its way to cities all across the country and Broadway.com has your first look…

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Give It Your Attention! Take a Look at Ben Levi Ross, Jessica Phillips & More in the Dear Evan Hansen Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Lift your head and look around! The national tour of the Tony-winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen is making its way to cities all across the country and Broadway.com has your first look at…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A Beautiful Dream! See Lila Coogan, Stephen Brower & More in the National Tour of Anastasia by Ryan Gilbert

You're where you should be! The national tour of the hit Broadway musical Anastasia is making its way to cities all across the country and Broadway.com has your first look at the traveli…

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Pinkies Up! Have a Ball with the Elegant, Scene-Stealing Stars of the Hello, Dolly National Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Feelin' great and lookin' spectacular! As the four lovers caught up in Dolly Gallagher Levi's matchmaking machinations in the national tour of Hello, Dolly!, stage faves Nic Roul…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Thank Goodness! Broadway Faves Jackie Burns & Kara Lindsay Will Return to the National Tour of Wicked by Ryan Gilbert

They couldn't be goodlier! They couldn't be lovelier! We couldn't be luckier! Broadway favorites Jackie Burns and Kara Lindsay will return to the touring production of Wicked as …

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Hello, Dolly!'s Betty Buckley on Busting Out Her Broadway Belt & Leading the Revival on the Road by Ryan Gilbert

Listen and hear that brass harmony growing: Broadway legend Betty Buckley (Cats, Carrie, Sunset Boulevard) is headlining the national tour of the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!, which…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Doctor Is In! Steven Good Joins the National Tour of Waitress by Ryan Gilbert

This casting is pretty good idea, isn't it though? Stage fave and recording artist Steven Good (Broadway's Escape to Margaritaville) is joining the national tour of the hit Broadway …

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Broadway Balances America Invites You to Get to Class with the Cast of School of Rock by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway Across America’s Telly Award-winning collaboration with The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, continues season five of the five-part serie…

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Broadway Balances America Invites You on a 'Journey to the Past' with the Cast of Anastasia by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway Across America’s Telly Award-winning collaboration with The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, begins season five of the five-part series B…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

They Are Islanders! Come From Away Tour Cast Meets the Press Before Hitting the Road by Ryan Gilbert

Come on in—the door’s open! The cast of the Come From Away North American tour, including Becky Gulsvig, Andrew Samonsky, Megan McGinnis and more, took a break from rehearsal on …

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Season Five of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Premieres in September by Ryan Gilbert

The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, is excited to announce that it has begun shooting the fifth season of the popular series, Broadway Balances America…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Israeli Film & TV Star Yehezkel Lazarov Will Lead the Fiddler on the Roof Tour; Full Cast Announced by Ryan Gilbert

L'chaim, l'chaim, to life! Acclaimed Israeli actor and director Yehezkel Lazarov will star as Tevye in the upcoming North American tour of Fiddler on the Roof. Directed by Tony Award…

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Serve with a Smile! Broadway Favorite Christine Dwyer Will Lead the National Tour of Waitress by Ryan Gilbert

She'll be pouring you a cup and saying, "Hello, how ya been?" Broadway and tour favorite Christine Dwyer is joining the national tour of the hit Broadway musical Waitress. Curr…

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Roll 'Em! Richard H. Blake, Joey Barreiro & More Will Star in the National Tour of A Bronx Tale by Ryan Gilbert

It starts right here, on Belmont Avenue! Broadway alums Richard H. Blake and Joe Barbara along with Joey Barreiro (Disney's Newsies) will star in the national tour of A Bronx Tale: …

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Roll 'Em! Richard H. Blake, Joey Barreiro & More Will Star in the National Tour of Broadway's A Bronx Tale Musical by Ryan Gilbert

It starts right here, on Belmont Avenue! Broadway alums Richard H. Blake and Joe Barbara along with Joey Barreiro (Disney's Newsies) will star in the national tour of Broadway's hit …

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Believe! Jeff Sullivan & Ruby Gibbs Will Lead the Finding Neverland Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Raise your voice in cheer! Jeff Sullivan (Damn Yankees, Guys & Dolls) and Ruby Gibbs (Grease, Cats) will star as J.M. Barrie and Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, respectively, in the national tou…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

One Fine Day! Dylan S. Wallach & Alison Whitehurst Join the National Tour of Beautiful―The Carole King Musical by Ryan Gilbert

They'll be wishing on the stars above! Dylan S. Wallach (Grease) and Alison Whitehurst (The Fortress of Solitude) will join the national tour of the hit Broadway musical Beautiful—…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

All We See Is Light! Get an Exclusive Look at Dear Evan Hansen Tour Stars Ben Levi Ross & Jessica Phillips by Ryan Gilbert

And the day it was suddenly real has finally arrived, boys and girls. The cast of the upcoming touring production of Dear Evan Hansen came together at Broadway's Music Box Theatre for th…

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Whoopsadaisy! Scott Cote, Angela Grovey, Evan Alexander Smith & More Will Star in The Play That Goes Wrong Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Break a leg! But not really. Please be careful. Scott Cote, Angela Grovey and Evan Alexander Smith will star in the national tour of Broadway's hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong as Den…

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Andrew Polec Will Lead the North American Tour of Bat Out of Hell—The Musical; Launching This November by Ryan Gilbert

The sirens are screaming and the fires are howling! Andrew Polec, who has thrilled London and Toronto audiences with his powerhouse performance as Strat in Bat Out of Hell—The Musical,…

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Search is Over! Anthony Nuccio, Katie LaMark & More Will Lead the Rock of Ages Tour by Ryan Gilbert

They've been meant for this since they were born! The full cast has been announced for the previously announced tenth anniversary North American tour Rock of Ages. The traveling producti…

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