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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Christie Prades and Mauricio Martinez Will Headline National Tour of On Your Feet! by Ryan McPhee

Martinez will also take on the role of Emilio Estefan for a limited run on Broadway this summer.

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What Do Critics Think of Off-Broadway’s Immersive Seeing You? by Ryan McPhee

The WWII-set theatrical experience is created by Sleep No More producer Randy Weiner.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Broadway’s 1984 Officially Opens June 22 by Ryan McPhee

The production marks the first show of the 2017–2018 season.

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Broadway's 1984 Implements Age Restriction by Ryan McPhee

The intense production will not permit audience members under the age of 13.

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Seeing You, a WWII-Set Immersive Show From Sleep No More Producer, Opens Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The new show transforms a former meat market underneath Chelsea’s High Line into the front lines of World War II and beyond.

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Chloë Sevigny, Jerry Springer—The Opera, and More Set for New Group’s 2017–2018 Season by Ryan McPhee

The season will kick off with Sevigny in the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld’s Downtown Race Riot.

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Donja R. Love’s Queer-Themed, Civil War-Set Sugar in Our Wounds Will Play Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Saheem Ali will direct the Manhattan Theatre Club production.

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Newsies Jr. Will Be Workshopped as Part of Junior Theatre Celebration Australia by Ryan McPhee

The Disney musical will be condensed into a 60-minute adaptation during a five-day pilot program.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Lindsay Mendez, Adam Chanler-Berat, Lily Rabe, and More Join Vassar’s Powerhouse Season by Ryan McPhee

Rabe will appear in a reading of Paris, Actors, by longtime boyfriend Hamish Linklater; the cast also includes their infant daughter.

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Patrick Wilson Joins City Center's Brigadoon, Replacing Steven Pasquale by Ryan McPhee

The concert staging will also star Kelli O'Hara and Robert Fairchild.

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Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk, and More to Return to The Band's Visit for Broadway Bow by Ryan McPhee

The new musical by David Yazbek and Itamar Moses begins performances October 7.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Grosses Analysis: Even Without Big Tony Wins, New Musicals Get a Boost From Broadway’s Biggest Night by Ryan McPhee

Take an in-depth look at how Broadway shows did in the week following the 71st Annual Tony Awards.

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Off-Broadway's The Government Inspector, Starring Michael Urie, Will Move to a New Theatre by Ryan McPhee

The comedy began performances at The Duke on 42nd Street May 16.

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Clive Owen-Led M. Butterfly, Directed by Julie Taymor, Sets Broadway Theatre by Ryan McPhee

The revival of David Henry Hwang’s drama will begin performances in October.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Sonya Yoncheva Boards the Metropolitan Opera's New Tosca, Replacing Kristine Opolais by Ryan McPhee

The soprano is now set to appear in three Live in HD broadcasts in the 2017–2018 season.

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Read Reviews for Kevin Spacey’s Arena-Sized Return to the Stage in Clarence Darrow by Ryan McPhee

After hosting the Tonys, the actor heads to Arthur Ashe Stadium to headline the solo show.

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TV Roundup: Glenn Close's Zombie Pilot, Darren Criss Heads to American Crime Story Sooner Than Expected, and More by Ryan McPhee

Check out what several stage alums are up to on the small screen and more.

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Full Cast Announced for Broadway’s Frozen by Ryan McPhee

See who’s joining Caissie Levy and Patti Murin in the stage adaptation of the Disney hit.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

London's Hamilton Finds Its Star in Jamael Westman by Ryan McPhee

The British actor will play the title role in the West End engagement of the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning musical.

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Finalists Announced for Samuel French’s Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival by Ryan McPhee

32 artists will have their work presented during the week-long event.

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Steven Pasquale Will Star in Ayad Akhtar's New Play Junk on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The Lincoln Center Theater production begins October 5.

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Logo’s Trailblazer Honors Will Pay Tribute to Alvin Ailey by Ryan McPhee

The fourth annual ceremony will also honor Cyndi Lauper and Will and Grace creators Max Mautchnick and David Kohan.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Steven Pasquale, Nikki M. James, and More Join Encores! Off-Center Season by Ryan McPhee

The lineup includes Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins and the Kirsten Childs musical The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin.

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Hello, Dolly! Tony Winner Gavin Creel and Kate Burton Reveal Formative Tony Awards Memories by Ryan McPhee

The two joined forces on the red carpet June 11 to discuss early Tony memories and more.

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Hello, Dolly! Tony Winner Gavin Creel and Kate Baldwin Reveal Formative Tony Awards Memories by Ryan McPhee

The two joined forces on the red carpet June 11 to discuss early Tony memories and more.

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Tony Winners Use Their Platform to Voice Support for the National Endowment for the Arts by Ryan McPhee

At the 2017 Tony Awards, numerous artists expressed the need for arts funding during and after their acceptance speeches.

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Paula Vogel Puts Her Story as a Gay Jewish Woman Onstage in Indecent by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-nominated and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright writes the story of her own marginalization in this history play.

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June 14 Performance of Off-Broadway's Pacific Overtures Canceled by Ryan McPhee

The Classic Stage Company revival is scheduled to run through June 18.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Waitress Tour Will Play Chicago in 2018 by Ryan McPhee

The national tour of the Sara Bareilles musical kicks off in Cleveland this fall.

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Hear Idina Menzel Sing New Tune in Trailer for Upcoming Frozen Short by Ryan McPhee

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure will air in theatres November 22 alongside Disney/Pixar’s Coco.

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Watch the Hamilton Tour Cast Perform at NBA Finals by Ryan McPhee

Tony nominee Joshua Henry and his co-stars sang a new arrangement of the national anthem.

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