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Friday, August 17, 2018

Atlantic Records Releases 'You And I' from the Forthcoming PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Original Broadway Cast Recording by TV News Desk

PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL, with original music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and his longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance, a book by Garry Marshall and the film's screenw…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

President Obama, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bette Midler and More Honor Aretha Franklin on Social Media by TV News Desk

The Queen of Soul,Aretha Franklin, passed away today, August 16, in her Detroit home after a long battle with pancreatic cancer,according to the Associated Press. She was 76 years old.

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President Obama, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bette Middler and More Honor Aretha Franklin on Social Media by TV News Desk

The Queen of Soul,Aretha Franklin, passed away today, August 16, in her Detroit home after a long battle with pancreatic cancer,according to the Associated Press. She was 76 years old.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Pasek and Paul Reveal New Song Details for Live-Action Reboot of ALADDIN by TV News Desk

Justin Paul and Benj Pasek have been working with Alan Menken on new songs for director Guy Ritchie's upcoming live-action retelling of 1992's ALADDINstarring Mena Massoud in the lead role,W…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Get A First Look At Liu Yifei As Live Action MULAN by TV News Desk

Production on Disney's Mulan, a live-action adaptation of the studio's 1998 animated feature, has begun. The film will shoot on locations in New Zealand and China and will open in U.S. theat…

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IFC'S DOCUMENTARY NOW! to Pay Homage to COMPANY in New Episode with Alex Brightman and?Renee Elise Goldsberry by TV News Desk

In a 2019 episode, IFC'sDocumentary Nowwill parodyD.A. Pennebaker's classic making-ofCompany documentary, in an episode called Original Cast Album Co-Op,according to Deadline.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Matthew Morrison to Star in Simon Cowell's THE GREATEST DANCER on BBC One by TV News Desk

Matthew Morrison will star in The Greatest Dancer,Simon Cowell's British entertainment format, according to Deadline.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Cast Recording Will Get September 21st Release by TV News Desk

Atlantic Records has announced the release of 'PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING,' the official companion to the eagerly awaited new musical based on Garry Marshall's…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Jacob Burns Film Center to Host Special Screening of KING KONG Before It Comes to Broadway This Fall by TV News Desk

This August 21, the Jacob Burns Film Center Pleasantville, NY will be screening the original 1933 classic King Kong before it comes alive on Broadway this fall. Following the screening will …

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Skylar Astin to Play Love Interest on Newest Season of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND by TV News Desk

Skylar Astin will be one of Rebecca's love interests on the newest season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, according to USA Today reporter Kelly Lawler, who's at the TCAs.

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks YOUNGER & Gives Advice to Recent Graduates on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN by TV News Desk

Broadway favorite Sutton Foster visits Kelly and Ryan to chatabout what's in store on 'Younger' and not lying about her age in real life, along with details of giving the commencement speech…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Javier Munoz, Rita Moreno, Rosario Dawson, & More to Star in Disney Junior's ELENA OF AVALOR: SONG OF THE SIRENAS Film by TV News Desk

The prime time television movie event 'Elena of Avalor Song of the Sirenas,' based on the Emmy and Imagen Award-winning series featuring Disney's first princess inspired by diverse Latin cul…

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VIDEO: Watch Sutton Foster Perform 'THE LONELY GOATHERD' from THE SOUND OF MUSIC on YOUNGER by TV News Desk

Watch Sutton Foster perform 'The Lonely Goatherd' from THE SOUND OF MUSIC on last night's episode of TV Land's Younger. Watch the clip below

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VIDEO: Katie Lowes Chats Making Her Broadway Debut in WAITRESS on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN by TV News Desk

Scandal star Katie Lowes visits Live with Kelly and Ryan discussherrole in 'Waitress' on Broadway and costarring with her husband in the show. Check out the clip below

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Age of Aquarius is Near! NBC's HAIR LIVE! Will Air Next May, with Direction by Diane Paulus and Alex Rudzinski by TV News Desk

NBC's Live broadcast of the hit rock-musical HAIR, directed by Diane Paulus and Alex Rudzinski,is set to air May 19, 2019, TV Line has reported.

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Tony Winner Tracy Letts Will Play Henry Ford II in James Mangold's Untitled Ford Vs. Ferrari Film by TV News Desk

According to Deadline, Fox has cast Tracy Letts asformer Ford Motor Company President Henry Ford II inJames Mangold's upcoming film about the 1966 Le Mans World Championship and battle betwe…

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MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN's Opening Weekend is a Solid Summer Start with $76.4 Million by TV News Desk

Mamma Mia Here We Go Again opened in U.S.cinemas on July 20, 2018. According to Variety, it 'might not havenabbed the box office crown, but its domestic debut is still something to sing abou…

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Keala Settle and Annaleigh Ashford to Star in Female-Led AMERICAN REJECT Film by TV News Desk

Full Armor Films will bring together stars of stage and screen - big, small and computer - for 'American Reject,' the production company's latest project about a rejected reality tv competit…

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Chats Bringing HAMILTON to Puerto Rico and His Upcoming Book on TODAY by TV News Desk

TODAY's Savannah Guthrie say down with Lin-Manuel Miranda, the man behind the Broadway hit 'Hamilton,' in an exclusive interview. He talks about bringing the hit show to Puerto Rico and his …

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Broadway on TV: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sutton Foster, & More for Week of July 23, 2018 by TV News Desk

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of July 23, 2018

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Bruce Springsteen's Historic One Man Show, SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Will Debut On Netflix Later this Year by TV News Desk

'Springsteen on Broadway' will launch globally on Netflix on December 15, 2018, which is also the final night of Springsteen's completely sold out 236-show run at Jujamcyn's Walter Kerr Thea…

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VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Chats TRIAL AND ERROR + Shares An Update on the Tammy Faye Bakker Musical on TODAY by TV News Desk

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb talk with Kristin Chenoweth about her hilarious new comedy, Trial amp Error. The Broadway and TV star plays the hilarious lead who may or may not be guilty o…

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VIDEO: The Cast of AVENUE Q Celebrates Their 15th Anniversary with a Special TODAY SHOW Performance by TV News Desk

In celebration of the Broadway musical's 15th anniversary, the cast of Avenue Q hits the plaza to sing a special a capella song they prepared just for TODAY.

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VIDEO: Armie Hammer Talks STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, & More on THE LATE SHOW by TV News Desk

Armie Hammer visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk making his Broadway debut, Call Me By Your Name, amp more. Check out the clip below

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth and Andrew Rannells Talk Broadway, DRAG RACE, & More on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS by TV News Desk

Kristin Chenoweth and Andrew Rannells visit Late Night with SethMeyers to chat all things Broadway, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, RuPaul's Drag Race, and more Check out the hilarious clips below

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Laura Dreyfuss Joins Ben Platt and Barbra Streisand for Upcoming Ryan Murphy Comedy THE POLITICIAN by TV News Desk

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Murphy has cast Laura Dreyfuss DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Zoey Deutch Netflix'sSet It Up, Lucy Boynton Bohemian Rhapsody, and Rahne Jones in his upcoming com…

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Tony Nominee Lauren Ridloff Joins the Cast of AMC's THE WALKING DEAD Season 9 by TV News Desk

According to Entertainment WeeklyAMC's hit zombie drama Walking Dead has cast Tony nominee Lauren Ridloff in a multi-episode arc.

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VIDEO: Pierce Brosnan, Christine Baranski, & More Chat MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN on THE TODAY SHOW by TV News Desk

Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard, Christine Baranski and Andy Garcia join Kathie Lee Gifford and Sheinelle Jones to talk about the fun they had filming Mamma Mia Here We Go Again. When aske…

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Broadway on TV: Kristin Chenoweth, Daveed Diggs, & More For Week of July 16, 2018 by TV News Desk

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of July 16, 2018

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Friday, July 13, 2018

VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Chats Broadway Barks and Saying Goodbye to HELLO DOLLY On LIVE With Kelly and Ryan by TV News Desk

Bernadette Peters talks about enjoying her final performances of 'Hello, Dolly' and hosting the dog adoption event, Broadway Barks on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Watch the clip below

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Breaking: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Earns Most Emmy Nominations For A Live Musical; Full List! by TV News Desk

This morning, Samira Wiley 'The Handmaid's Tale,' 'Orange Is the New Black' and Ryan Eggold 'New Amsterdam,' 'BlackKklansman' announced the nominations for the 70TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS fro…

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