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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Wicked's Talia Suskauer on How She Built Up the Stamina to Play Elphaba Every Night on Tour by Ryan Gilbert

After making her Broadway debut in Joe Tracz and Joe Iconis' Audience Choice Award-winning musical Be More Chill, Talia Suskauer is now starring as Elphaba in the long-running North American…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Written in the Stars! Disney Will Launch a New North American Tour of Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida in 2021 by Ryan Gilbert

Disney Theatrical Productions announced that a new North American tour of Elton John and Tim Rice’s beloved Broadway musical Aida will launch in early 2021. The new tour will premiere at N…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Donna Vivino & More Will Lead the Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats by Ryan Gilbert

As the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats continues to make its way across the U.S. and Canada, a slew of stage talents will be bringing our favorite Jellicle cats to life on …

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New Tour of Tony-Winning Musical Hairspray Will Hit the Road This Fall; Launching at Baltimore's Hippodrome by Ryan Gilbert

You can't stop the touring beat! Hairspray, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon that inspired the blockbuster film and live television event, will launch a new North Am…

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Friday, December 20, 2019

See the Touring Cast of Disney's Frozen Perform 'Let It Go' by Ryan Gilbert

It is, indeed, the most wonderful time of the year! CBS' The Talk celebrated the holiday season with an all-musical episode on December 20 and the highlight of the episode, in our humble opi…

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Hot Shot! John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Anointed Arendelle Royalty While Checking Out Disney's Frozen Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Hollywood power couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen let the sun shine on when they attended a recent performance of Disney's Frozen at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Legend…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Broadway's The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Will Launch a National Tour in the 2020-21 Season by Ryan Gilbert

It's going to be a killer quest! Following the conclusion of its limited engagement on Broadway, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical will return to the road for a national touring…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Broadway Across America Enters New Partnerships with Broadway Grand Rapids & MSU’s Wharton Center for Performing Arts by Ryan Gilbert

If you seek Broadway on this pleasant peninsula, look about you! Broadway Across America (BAA) has entered into new partnerships with Broadway Grand Rapids and Michigan State University’s …

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Broadway Balances America Invites You to 'Dance That Dance' with Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Tour by Ryan Gilbert

In the fourth episode of season six of Broadway Balances America, viewers go behind the scenes of the new touring production of the fan-favorite Broadway bio-musical Summer: The Donna Summer…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Get a First Look at Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler & More in Disney's Frozen Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The first national tour of Disney's blockbuster musical Frozen recently launched at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. The show, which features a score by Kristen Anderson-Lo…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird's Nick Robinson on His 'Full Circle Moment' Broadway Debut & the Coolest Part of Making Love, Simon by Ryan Gilbert

Nick Robinson, who's best known for his roles in hit movies like 2018's Love, Simon and 2015's Jurassic World, is currently making his Broadway debut as Jem Finch in Aaron Sorkin's adaptatio…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Exclusive! Broadway Favorite Janet Dacal to Join The Band's Visit National Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway.com can exclusively reveal that Drama Desk Award winner Janet Dacal, most recently seen on the Great White Way in Prince of Broadway, will join the national touring production of Th…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Broadway Balances America Invites You to Feel Something Different with The Band's Visit Tour by Ryan Gilbert

In the third episode of season six of Broadway Balances America, viewers go behind the scenes of the new touring production of the 2018 Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Band's Visit. With…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Disney's Frozen Tour Features a Brand New Elsa & Anna Song Called 'I Can't Lose You' by Ryan Gilbert

The national tour of Disney's Frozen recently launched at the Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, NY, where it'll play through November 24, and there's a big surprise for theatergoers who are s…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Join Frozen Tour's Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie & Mason Reeves for Some Super-Duper Hygge by Ryan Gilbert

If hygge means you're friendly then Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie and Mason Reeves must be drinking hygge gloog for breakfast! It's true, the three talented performers, who are playing Han…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

We See Stars! Get a First Look at Danielle Wade, Mariah Rose Faith, Mary Kate Morrissey & More in the Mean Girls Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The first national tour of the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated musical Mean Girls launched September 21 in Buffalo, NY. The show, which features a book by…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Broadway Balances America Invites You to Set Your Mind on Island Time with Escape to Margaritaville by Ryan Gilbert

In the second episode of season six of Broadway Balances America, viewers go behind the scenes of the new touring production of Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville. With a book by Emmy …

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Preston Truman Boyd & Patrick Dunn to Lead the National Tour of Les Misérables by Ryan Gilbert

Stage favorites Patrick Dunn and Preston Truman Boyd will join the touring production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon Les Misérables…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Disney’s Aladdin Will Launch a Newly-Configured North American Tour in Fall 2021 by Ryan Gilbert

A newly-configured North American tour of Disney's Aladdin is scheduled to launch in fall 2021. According to Disney Theatrical Productions, the new version of the Aladdin tour will allow the…

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Friday, October 18, 2019

See Carolee Carmello, John Bolton & More Glisten in the Hello, Dolly! Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The road production of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! has officially embarked on its second year of touring across North America. Starring three-time Tony nominee Carolee Ca…

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Baltimore's Hippodrome & The Phantom of the Opera Host Over 2,000 Students at Special Matinee by Ryan Gilbert

The North American touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera is currently playing Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre through October 20, and on October 16 the Hippodro…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Get a First Look at the Touring Production of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by Ryan Gilbert

The national tour of the popular Broadway show Summer: The Donna Summer Musical launched on October 13 at the Playhouse Square in Cleveland. Starring Dan'yelle Williamson, Alex Hairston and…

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Dive Into a First Look at Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The national tour of Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville launched on September 29 in Providence, RI. Starring recent Broadway.com #LiveatFive guests Chris Clark and Sarah Hinrichsen, th…

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Maria Dizzia Will Star in the Tour of Heidi Schreck’s Tony-Nominated Play What the Constitution Means to Me by Ryan Gilbert

Tony nominee Maria Dizzia (Broadway's In the Next Room, Netlfix' Orange Is the New Black) will star in the first two stops of the national tour of Heidi Schreck’s Tony-nominated and Pulitz…

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See Caroline Bowman & Caroline Innerbichler as Elsa & Anna in Disney's Frozen Tour by Ryan Gilbert

They're ready to build a magical snowman! Disney Theatrical Productions released a first look at Frozen tour stars Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler as Elsa and Anna, respectively, i…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Get a First Look at the Jesus Christ Superstar Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar launched a 50th anniversary tour on October 9 at Bass Concert Hall, the flagship theatre of Texas Performing Arts, in Austin. Starri…

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The Sweet Things in Life! Get a First Look at Carolee Carmello in the Hello, Dolly! Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Oh yes! It takes a woman to bring you the sweet things in life! Carolee Carmello joined the national tour of Hello, Dolly! on September 24 and now we have our first look at the three-time To…

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New Shift! Bailey McCall & More Will Lead the Waitress Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The diner is "opening up" with a full cast for the upcoming North American touring production of the hit Broadway musical Waitress. The company will be led by Bailey McCall as Jenna, Kennedy…

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Mean Girls Tour Star Mariah Rose Faith Is Broadway.com's Newest Vlogger by Ryan Gilbert

Happy Mean Girls Day! Mariah Rose Faith, the popular singer-songwriter who rose to online fame as a member of Team StarKid and with her fetch YouTube channel, has signed on to host Broadway.…

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Heaven On Their Minds! Rock Out with the Divine Stars of the New Jesus Christ Superstar Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Everything's alright, yes, everything's fine! Almost 10 years after the last major tour and 50 years after it was first performed, a new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesu…

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes of the New Jesus Christ Superstar Tour by Ryan Gilbert

In the first episode of season six of Broadway Balances America, Amber Milt goes behind the scenes of the new touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar.…

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