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Friday, February 17, 2017

London Odds & Ends: Hair Returns to the U.K., A New La Strada & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today from the U.K. Fall Will Be the Age of Aquarius in London Hope Mill Theatre’s production of Hair in Manchester, England…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Odds & Ends: Darren Criss Joins American Crime Story's Take on Versace Murder, Cynthia Erivo Will Sing at Oscars After-Party & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Darren Criss Takes on Versace Killer Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Darren Criss is embracing his dark side on th…

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Tracy Letts' The Minutes Will Transfer to Broadway Following Steppenwolf World Premiere by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner Tracy Lett’s latest play, The Minutes, will head to Broadway this spring. The announcement from producer Scott Rudin comes hot off the heels of the off-Broadway opening nig…

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British Comedian Miranda Hart Will Make Her West End Debut in New Revival of Annie by Ryan McPhee

British comedian Miranda Hart will make her West End debut as Miss Hannigan in a revival of Annie. The Nikolai Foster-helmed production, which previously toured the U.K., will begin performa…

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Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Five-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway acting debut when she steps into her musical Waitress next month, according to The New York Times. She’ll play the l…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Odds & Ends: Laura Osnes & More Will Pay Tribute to Kelli O'Hara & Bartlett Sher, Mandy Gonzalez Enters Beast Mode (Again) & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Laura Osnes & More Pay Tribute to O'Hara & Sher A host of Broadway favorites will pay tribute to Tony winners Ke…

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Kelli O'Hara Will Return to the Metropolitan Opera in 2018 for Cosi fan tutte; New Season Announced by Ryan McPhee

Kelli O’Hara will return to Lincoln Center for the Metropolitan Opera’s 2017-18 season. The Tony winner will sing the role of the spunky maid Despina in a new staging of Mozart&r…

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Hamilton Alum Okieriete Onaodowan Will Replace Josh Groban in Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 by Ryan McPhee

And what about Pierre? Don't worry; Oak's got it covered. Okieriete Onaodowan, who originated the dual roles of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in Broadway’s Hamilton, will…

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Sunday in the Park with George's Jake Gyllenhaal Gave Annaleigh Ashford Breast Pump Funnels Because That's What Good Co-Stars Do by Ryan McPhee

What’s the best part about starring opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in Sunday in the Park with George on Broadway? Sharing a bathroom with Jake Gyllenhaal. OK, fine, that may not be the best …

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

#BabyGirlBrown Is Here! Tony Winner Laura Benanti & Husband Patrick Brown Welcome Newborn Daughter by Ryan McPhee

We’re sure all that research has paid off. Tony winner Laura Benanti and her husband Patrick Brown welcomed a new addition to their family on February 14. The baby's name and othe…

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Odds & Ends: Samantha Barks Will Bring Honeymoon in Vegas to London, Feud's Fiery Trailer & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Samantha Barks Set for Honeymoon in Vegas Concert Samantha Barks, who recently concluded a star turn in Jason Robert Brown&r…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Odds & Ends: Dear Evan Hansen Makes Billboard 200 Top 10, Tituss Burgess Channels Beyonce & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Dear Evan Hansen Will Be Found at #8 Today is going to be a great day for Dear Evan Hansen, and here’s why: the cast r…

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Broadway Grosses: Jake Gyllenhaal-Led Sunday in the Park with George Gives the Hudson Theatre New Life by Ryan McPhee

When making a work of art, first of all you need a good foundation, otherwise it's risky from the start. Fortunately for the new Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, they&…

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Stressed Over Valentine’s Day? Just Be Glad You’re Not On These Awful Broadway Dates We Dreamed Up by Ryan McPhee

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and we realize it can be a stressful time, whether you’re in love with a wonderful guy (or girl), looking for somebody to hold you too close or in ful…

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Michael Urie Will Star in Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Harvey Fierstein’s Tony-winning Torch Song Trilogy is returning to the New York stage. Michael Urie will headline Second Stage’s 35th-anniversary production this fall, playing Al…

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J. Harrison Ghee Will Strut from the Road to Starring in Broadway's Kinky Boots by Ryan McPhee

J. Harrison Ghee will make his Broadway debut this spring in Kinky Boots as he reprises his star turn as Lola from the Tony-winning musical’s national tour. Ghee will begin performance…

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Neil Patrick Harris to Produce New York Premiere of Derek DelGaudio's Magic-Infused In & Of Itself by Ryan McPhee

In & Of Itself, a new magic-storytelling hybrid show created by and starring Derek DelGaudio, will head off-Broadway this spring. Tony-winning magic enthusiast Neil Patrick Harris will p…

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award by Ryan McPhee

She’s beautiful, she’s here, and she’s a Grammy winner. The cast recording for the Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple took home the 2017 Grammy for Best Musical Theat…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Cover Girl! War Paint's Steffanie Leigh is Broadway.com's Next Video Blogger by Ryan McPhee

Want to catch a glimpse of Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole backstage at their latest Broadway show, or just want to achieve the perfect winged eyeliner? War Paint’s Steffanie Leigh…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Julius Caesar & A Midsummer Night's Dream Set for the Public Theater's 2017 Shakespeare in the Park Season by Ryan McPhee

There may be a foot of snow in Manhattan, but it’s time to start thinking about the 2017 Shakespeare in the Park season. This summer, Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis will…

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Susan Stroman's New Young Frankenstein Production Sets West End Theater & Dates by Ryan McPhee

Young Frankenstein officially has dates for a West End roll in the hay. The Mel Brooks musical will begin performances at London’s Garrick Theatre on September 28, with an official ope…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Odds & Ends: Julie Andrews' Children's Series Looks Delightful, Brian d'Arcy James Has a Crime Series & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Julie Andrews Will Teach You About Art, Kids There is no shame if you fully intend to watch this as a grown adult; we’…

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Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Will Star in a Harriet Tubman Biopic by Ryan McPhee

Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo has been tapped to star in an upcoming Harriet Tubman biopic. Seith Mann will direct the film, which will feature a screenplay by Gregory Allen Howard, accord…

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Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman, Directed by Sam Mendes, Will Transfer to the West End by Ryan McPhee

The Ferryman, Jez Butterworth’s latest play, will transfer to the West End this year. Performances will run from June 20 through October 7 at the Gielgud Theatre, where it is set to op…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Odds & Ends: Cynthia Erivo Will Sing at the Grammys, You Can Sing on the Cast Recording for The Great Comet & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Cynthia Erivo Joins John Legend for Grammys Performance After delivering an earth-shattering performance that led to this st…

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Complete Cast Set for Paula Vogel's Indecent on Broadway, Including Stars of Off-Broadway Premiere by Ryan McPhee

The cast is now set for the Broadway premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel’s Indecent. The entire off-Broadway company will reprise their performances from last year’s Ne…

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Come From Away Nabs 14 Helen Hayes Award Nominations Prior to Broadway Bow by Ryan McPhee

Come From Away has reason to celebrate before it even arrives in New York. The new musical received 14 Helen Hayes Award nominations for its out-of-town tryout at Ford’s Theatre i…

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Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Surpasses $3 Million Again, Claiming the Top Spot by Ryan McPhee

The show is non-stop. Hamilton reigned supreme at the box office once again, managing to gross over $3 million in eight performances. This is the fourth time the Tony and Pulitzer-winning mu…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Odds & Ends: John Mulaney & Nick Kroll's Cockroaches, Sam Rockwell's New Film with Lily Rabe & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Don't Raid the Oh, Hello Stars Move over, Lea Michele the Goat. John Mulaney and Nick Kroll, who wrapped up their Broadw…

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Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Surpasses $3 Million Again, Claiming the Top Spot by Over $2 Million by Ryan McPhee

The show is non-stop. Hamilton reigned supreme at the box office once again, managing to gross over $3 million in eight performances. This is the fourth time the Tony and Pulitzer-winning mu…

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Junk, Pulitzer Prize Winner Ayad Akhtar's Financial Thriller, Is Coming to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Lincoln Center Theater will present the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar latest play, Junk. The production, directed by Doug Hughes, will begin performances at the Vivi…

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