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Friday, April 20, 2018

Kate Rockwell, Matt Doyle, More Will Join the Skivvies at Joe’s Pub by Ryan McPhee

The underwear-clad duo of Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina return to the downtown venue April 30.

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Watch Clips From Royal Ballet’s Bernstein Centenary Celebration, Heading to Movie Theatres by Ryan McPhee

The mixed program features two premieres and "The Age of Anxiety."

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What Did Critics Think of Cleo, a New Play About Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton? by Ryan McPhee

The Lawrence Wright play runs through April 29 at Houston’s Alley Theatre.

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Josh Stamberg Will Play Arthur Miller in World Premiere of Fall by Ryan McPhee

Performances of Bernard Weinraub’s play begin May 18 at Boston Huntington Theatre Company.

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Shobna Gulati to Join West End Cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie by Ryan McPhee

The Coronation Street and Dinnerladies star returns to the London stage this May.

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Sutton Foster Will Release New Album, Take Me to the World, in June by Ryan McPhee

The two-time Tony winner and Younger star performs such show tunes as “It All Fades Away” and “Stars and the Moon” on the upcoming recording.

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Bette Midler Will Return to Broadway's Hello, Dolly!; Tony-Winning Revival Sets Closing Date by Ryan McPhee

Midler will play a six-week encore engagement this summer, succeeding Bernadette Peters.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Actors’ Equity’s ‘Gypsy Robe’ Will Get a New Name by Ryan McPhee

The Broadway tradition, honoring ensemble members in each Broadway musical, will retire its original moniker after the current season.

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Denzel Washington, Andrew Garfield, Laurie Metcalf Among 2018 Drama League Award Nominees by Ryan McPhee

Winners will be announced at the May 18 ceremony.

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Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban Will Host the 2018 Tony Awards by Ryan McPhee

The 72nd annual ceremony will take place June 10.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Read What Critics Thought of Tina, London's New Tina Turner Musical by Ryan McPhee

Adrienne Warren stars as the rock goddess at the Aldwych Theatre.

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Watch 2 Numbers From Riverdale’s Carrie: The Musical–Themed Episode by Ryan McPhee

The musical episode premieres April 18 on the CW.

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Christopher Sieber, Julie White, and Harriet Harris to Announce 2018 Drama League Award Nominations by Ryan McPhee

The trio will reveal the nominees April 18 before the May 18 ceremony.

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Micaela Diamond and Teal Wicks Join Stephanie J. Block as Title Role in The Cher Show; Full Cast Announced by Ryan McPhee

The cast of the Chicago world premiere will also feature Tony nominees Jarrod Spector, Michael Berresse, and Emily Skinner.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living Wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama by Ryan McPhee

The play made its New York premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club in June 2017

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Watch Broadway-Bound Jim Parsons Accept GLAAD Honor by Ryan McPhee

Parsons returns to the stage in The Boys in the Band; producer Ryan Murphy and his co-stars surprised him at the GLAAD Media Awards April 12.

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New York City Ballet Announces 2018–2019 Season, Including 2 Pieces From Justin Peck by Ryan McPhee

The lineup also includes a tribute to Jerome Robbins on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

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Tony Nominee Carrie Coon Featured in Marvel’s Upcoming Avengers: Infinity War by Ryan McPhee

The Fargo and Leftovers star was recently nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for her performance in Mary Jane.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Hear Sierra Boggess Sing ‘Beautiful Dreamer’ in First Footage of Hartford Stage’s The Age of Innocence by Ryan McPhee

The world premiere, also starring Boyd Gaines and Andrew Veenstra, runs through May 6 at the Connecticut venue.

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Heathers Musical Sets Dates for London Run; Carrie Hope Fletcher Will Star by Ryan McPhee

The musical heads to The Other Palace this summer.

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Be More Chill Will Play Off-Broadway; Will Roland to Star by Ryan McPhee

Dear Evan Hansen’s Roland will lead a company that also features members of the 2015 New Jersey premiere, including Gerard Canonico and George Salazar.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Read the Reviews for Broadway’s New Carousel by Ryan McPhee

The Jack O’Brien-helmed production stars Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry, and Renée Fleming.

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Kristin Chenoweth-Led Trial & Error Second Season Sets Premiere Date by Ryan McPhee

The Tony and Emmy winner will play an eccentric heiress and alleged murderer in the NBC comedy.

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Kristen Bell to Star in Musical Theatre Camp–Inspired Comedy by Ryan McPhee

The Frozen and The Good Place star will play a junior high school teacher who attends an adult performing arts camp.

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New Signature Theatre Season Features 2 Lynn Nottage Plays, Enlists Dave Malloy as First Musical Theatre Writer-in-Residence by Ryan McPhee

The lineup also includes works by Will Eno, Athol Fugard, and Sam Shepard.

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Joyce DiDonato and Alice Coote Hit Theatrical Heights in the Met’s ‘Incredibly Sexy’ Cendrillon by Ryan McPhee

The two mezzo-sopranos play the title role and her Prince Charming, respectively, in Massenet’s take on Cinderella.

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Leslie Odom Jr. and Katharine McPhee to Announce 2018 Tony Award Nominations by Ryan McPhee

The announcement will take place May 1 prior to the June 10 ceremony.

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The Way of the World and W1A's Alex Beckett Dies at 36 by Ryan McPhee

The Donmar Warehouse has canceled performances of The Way of the World, in which Beckett played Waitwell, for the remainder of the week.

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Carousel, Starring Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry, and Renée Fleming, Opens on Broadway April 12 by Ryan McPhee

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic returns to Broadway in a Jack O’Brien-helmed production.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Full Off-Broadway Company to Join Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl in Broadway’s Torch Song by Ryan McPhee

The Second Stage revival, which premiered Off-Broadway last year, begins October 9 at the Hayes Theater.

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