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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Are You Ready to Begin? Bronson Norris Murphy Is the Man Behind the Mask in Love Never Dies by Ryan Gilbert

We love, we live, we give what we give! Broadway alum Bronson Norris Murphy (The Phantom of the Opera) has joined the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, The Ph…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Wish Granted! Trevor Dion Nicholas Will Join the North American Tour of Disney's Aladdin by Ryan Gilbert

Trevor Dion Nicholas, who's played the Genie in the London production of Disney's Aladdin since the musical opened in 2016, will join the show’s North American tour for a …

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Anybody Have a Map? Christiane Noll, Aaron Lazar & More Complete the Dear Evan Hansen Tour Cast by Ryan Gilbert

Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde) and Broadway favorite Aaron Lazar (Les Miserables, A Little Night Music, The Last Ship) are filling out the cast of t…

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Newcomers Jared Goldsmith & Phoebe Koyabe Will Be Found in the Dear Evan Hansen Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Newcomers Jared Goldsmith, a 2018 graduate of Elon University, and 17-year-old Phoebe Koyabe have joined the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen, taking on the roles of Jared Kleinman and Alan…

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Newcomer Jared Goldsmith Will Be Found in the Dear Evan Hansen Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Newcomer Jared Goldsmith, a 2018 graduate of Elon University, has joined the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen, taking on the role of Jared Kleinman. Goldsmith joins the previously announced…

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Broadway Fave Jessica Phillips Joins the Tour of Tony-Winning Dear Evan Hansen by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway favorite Jessica Phillips is set to join the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen, taking on the role of Heidi Hansen. Phillips joins the previously announced Ben Levi Ross, who will p…

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Welcome to Everywhere! David Yazbek's Tony-Nominated Musical The Band's Visit Will Tour North America by Ryan Gilbert

And we'll dance with them on a jasmine scented wind! The acclaimed new musical The Band's Visit, featuring a book by Itamar Moses and a score by David Yazbek, will launch a North Ame…

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Welcome to Everywhere! David Yazbeck's Tony-Nominated Musical The Band's Visit Will Tour North America by Ryan Gilbert

And we'll dance with them on a jasmine scented wind! The acclaimed new musical The Band's Visit, featuring a book by Itamar Moses and a score by David Yazbek, will launch a North Ame…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

License to Chill! Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville Will Embark on a National Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Can't you feel it circling, honey? Can't you feel it swimming around? The new musical Escape to Margaritaville, featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classi…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Accolades are Non-Stop! Hamilton Wins the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour by Ryan Gilbert

They were willing to wait for it and they didn't throw away their shot! The North American touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical masterwork Hamilton won the 2018 Br…

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Broadway Alum Ben Levi Ross Will Lead the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen by Ryan Gilbert

Direct from the Broadway company, Ben Levi Ross will lead the previously announced national tour of Dear Evan Hansen. The touring production of the 2017 Tony Award- and Broadway.com Audience…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Let Them In, Let Them See! Disney's Frozen Will Embark on a National Tour by Ryan Gilbert

It's finally come—come to knock down our theater door! Disney's new musical Frozen will launch a North American touring production in fall 2019. Nominated for three 2018 Tony A…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Just You Wait! Tony-Nominated Revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady Will Tour in 2019 by Ryan Gilbert

Wouldn't it be loverly if one of the greatest musicals of all time played (pretty close) to the street where you live? With a little bit of luck, that's about to happen! Bartlett She…

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Meet the Plastics! Tina Fey's Tony-Nominated Musical Mean Girls Will Launch a National Tour in Fall 2019 by Ryan Gilbert

The show's 12 Tony Award nominations and 15 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nods are so fetch, but the Mean Girls musical is just getting started. Tony nominee Tina Fey's musical …

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Broadway, Here I Come! Win a Trip to the 2019 Tony Awards Ceremony in New York City by Ryan Gilbert

What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play! Haven't you always dreamed of being a part of Broadway's biggest night? Then it's time to enter to win the 2018…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Jimmy Awards Will Present the 2018 Inspiring Teacher Award to Florida's Janine Papin & Nadine Love by Ryan Gilbert

The Jimmy Awards will present the 2018 Inspiring Teacher Award, presented by Wells Fargo, to Florida teachers Janine Papin, of Trinity Preparatory School in Winter Park, and Nadine Love, of …

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Monday, April 2, 2018

Take It to Go! Waitress Tour Star Desi Oakley Is Broadway.com's Newest Vlogger by Ryan Gilbert

We already know this is going to be lovingly-made and irresistible! Stage favorite and singer-songwriter Desi Oakley, who's leading the national tour of Waitress, is is hitting the road …

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Aladdin Tour Star Adam Jacobs on Saying Salaam to Magic Carpet Rides, Being Proud of His Twin Boys & More by Ryan Gilbert

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway perfor…

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Journey to the Past! Hit Broadway Musical Anastasia Will Launch a National Tour in Fall 2018 by Ryan Gilbert

In celebration of its first anniversary on Broadway, the hit musical Anastasia has announced it will embark on a North American tour, set to launch this fall. The tour will begin on October …

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Journey Through America! Hit Broadway Musical Anastasia Will Launch a National Tour in Fall 2018 by Ryan Gilbert

In celebration of its first anniversary on Broadway, the hit musical Anastasia has announced it will embark on a North American tour, set to launch this fall. The tour will begin on October …

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Elena Shaddow Will Lead the National Tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The King and I by Ryan Gilbert

Let's all whistle a happy tune for this casting news! Broadway alum Elena Shaddow will join the touring production Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning revival of Rodgers + Ha…

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

School of Rock—The Musical Tour Welcomes a New Batch of Young Band Members by Ryan Gilbert

They're in the band! The touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock—The Musical will welcome eight new cast members beginning March 13 when the show plays The K…

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

And the Gods Heard Our Prayer! New Production of Once On This Island Will Launch National Tour in Fall 2019 by Ryan Gilbert

Won't you dance for us now? Won't you give us a show? Yes, they will! The new hit production of Once On This Island, currently playing at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre,…

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Monday, February 12, 2018

It Takes a Legend! Tony Winner Betty Buckley Will Lead the National Tour of Hello, Dolly! by Ryan Gilbert

Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will star in the first national tour of Hello, Dolly!, the Tony-winning Best Musical Revival, which will launch October 2 at the Connor Palac…

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Don't Stop Believin'! Rock of Ages Musical Will Hit the Road in Fall 2018 by Ryan Gilbert

The mind-blowing, face melting, nothin' but a good time musical Rock of Ages will return to the stage this fall with a tenth anniversary touring production. The Tony Award-nominated musi…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Welcome to Falsettoland! Lincoln Center Theater's Falsettos Will Launch North American Tour in 2019 by Ryan Gilbert

Lincoln Center Theater's recent Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning production of William Finn and James Lapine's Falsettos will embark on a North American tour in winter 2019…

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

One of the Great Ones! Broadway's A Bronx Tale Will Launch a National Tour in 2018 by Ryan Gilbert

The hit new Broadway musical A Bronx Tale will launch a North American tour during the 2018-2019 season, including engagements at Los Angeles' Hollywood Pantages Theatre, Fort Lauderdale…

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Friday, January 5, 2018

History Has Its Eyes on You! Austin Scott & Nicholas Christopher Will Lead the First National Tour of Hamilton by Ryan Gilbert

It's time for them to take their shot! Austin Scott and Nicholas Christopher will headline the touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical Hamilton. The duo will …

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Let's Get Razzle Dazzled! Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes with Chicago The Musical by Ryan Gilbert

Come on, babe, why don't we paint the town? And all that jazz! Broadway Balances America, the special five-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, continued its f…

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

In the Room Where It Happens! Joseph Morales & Nik Walker to Headline the Blockbuster Hamilton Tour by Ryan Gilbert

It's time for them to take their shot! Joseph Morales & Nik Walker will lead the touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton. The…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Quentin Oliver Lee Will Don the Mask in The Phantom of the Opera Tour by Ryan Gilbert

He will soon be bringing you the "music of the night!" Quentin Oliver Lee will play the man behind the mask, The Phantom, in the national touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber&…

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