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Monday, August 20, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Broadway’s Mean Girls Continues to Roar at the Box Office by Ryan McPhee

The production continues its streak of surpassing capacity at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Full Cast Set for West End’s The Inheritance; Jack Riddiford to Join Vanessa Redgrave, John Benjamin Hickey, More by Ryan McPhee

Performances of the two-part play will begin September 21 at the Noël Coward Theatre.

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Andrew Polec to Star in Bat Out of Hell North American Tour by Ryan McPhee

The 19-city tour of the Jim Steinman musical will kick off in Detroit in November.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Sally Field and Bill Pullman to Star in London All My Sons by Ryan McPhee

The Arthur Miller drama will play the Old Vic in 2019.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Alex Brightman and Sophia Anne Caruso to Star in Beetlejuice Musical World Premiere by Ryan McPhee

The pre-Broadway engagement will begin October 14 at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Motown Sets Closing Dates in London’s West End by Ryan McPhee

The musical premiered in the U.K. in 2016.

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Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre, Home of the Oscars, Will Soon Host National Tours by Ryan McPhee

The announcement follows an agreement between CIM Group and the Hollywood Pantages Theatre.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

See Who’s Joining Glenn Close in the Public Theater’s Mother of the Maid by Ryan McPhee

Performances will begin September 25 at the Off-Broadway venue.

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The Looming Tower’s Sullivan Jones to Star in The Winning Side Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The Epic Theatre Ensemble production will play Theatre Row in October.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Pretty Woman Breaks Box Office Record Before Opening by Ryan McPhee

The musical set a new high at the Nederlander Theatre in the week ending August 12.

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IFC’s Documentary Now! Will Tackle Company With John Mulaney, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Alex Brightman, More by Ryan McPhee

The Sondheim-inspired episode is part of the mockumentary series’ upcoming season, premiering in 2019.

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Full Cast Set for London Hadestown; Eva Noblezada Joins Patrick Page, Amber Gray, Reeve Carney by Ryan McPhee

Performances will begin at the National Theatre November 2; a Broadway transfer will follow.

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

The Boys in the Band, With Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, and More, Ends Broadway Run August 11 by Ryan McPhee

The limited engagement marked the Broadway premiere of Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking 1968 play.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Be More Chill Extends Off-Broadway Engagement by Ryan McPhee

The Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz musical celebrated its opening at the Pershing Square Signature Center August 9.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

What Does It Take to Be a Dance Captain at Carousel? by Ryan McPhee

Corey John Snide and Craig Salstein discuss the responsibility of preserving Justin Peck’s Tony-winning choreography.

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Lewis J. Stadlen, Nic Rouleau, More to Join Betty Buckley in Hello, Dolly! National Tour by Ryan McPhee

The tour will launch September 30 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Tootsie Musical, Starring Santino Fontana, Sets Broadway Dates and Theatre by Ryan McPhee

The musical will first premiere in Chicago September 11–October 14.

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Tony-Winning Torch Song Trilogy Producer John Glines Dies at 84 by Ryan McPhee

Mr. Glines was the first person to thank a same-sex partner in an acceptance speech at a major awards show.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Broadway Revival of Carousel Sets Closing Date by Ryan McPhee

The production stars Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry, Renée Fleming, and Lindsay Mendez.

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Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen Welcomes Wicked and Mamma Mia! Alum Lisa Brescia August 7 by Ryan McPhee

Brescia assumes the role of Heidi Hansen in the Tony-winning musical.

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Grosses Analysis: A Bronx Tale Bids Farewell to Broadway on Box Office High by Ryan McPhee

The musical played its final performance at the Longacre Theatre August 5.

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Watch Heidi Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff Perform a Number From Freaky Friday Movie Musical by Ryan McPhee

The two stopped by Good Morning America ahead of the Disney Channel premiere.

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New York Musical Festival Names 2018 Award for Excellence Winners by Ryan McPhee

The musicals were celebrated August 5 as the festival concluded its 15th annual season.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

World Premiere of Moulin Rouge! Musical Officially Opens in Boston Before Broadway Bow by Ryan McPhee

The stage adaptation of the Baz Luhrmann film, starring Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit, marks the reopening of Boston’s historic Colonial Theatre.

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Watch Scenes From the Royal Ballet's Swan Lake Before It Heads to Movie Theatres by Ryan McPhee

The London production from Liam Scarlett will be screened in major markets in the U.S. July 31.

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Newsies Returns to Movie Theatres July 26 by Ryan McPhee

The filmed performance of the Disney musical stars Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

What Did London Critics Think of Spamilton? by Ryan McPhee

The Hamilton parody from Gerard Alessandrini makes its U.K. premiere at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

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Nicolette Robinson to Star in Waitress on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

She'll make her Broadway debut as Jenna in the Sara Bareilles musical.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda at Work on Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon FX Series; Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams to Star by Ryan McPhee

Hamilton director Thomas Kail and Dear Evan Hansen's Steven Levenson have been tapped to direct and pen the pilot, respectively.

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Metropolitan Opera’s Così fan tutte, Featuring Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara, Heads to PBS by Ryan McPhee

The Coney Island-set staging will air as part of the Great Performances at the Met series July 29.

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Samuel French Awards Will Honor The Secret Garden Before It Returns to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The October event will feature performances by Christine Ebersole, Sierra Boggess, and Amber Iman.

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