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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tony Nominated Michael Jackson Musical Team Talks Their Thriller of a Show by TheaterMania

Michael Jackson fans should "Beat It" to the Neil Simon Theatre, where Broadway's MJ is up and running and nominated for 10 Tony Awards this year. Here, the nominees behind the show - book w…

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Friday, May 13, 2022

Designing The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway by TheaterMania

Lileana Blain-Cruz's Lincoln Center Theater production of Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth is enormous. There's a three-story fun slide, a life-sized dinosaur puppet, a cast of 28, hu…

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball, Imelda Staunton, Petula Clark in Sondheim's Old Friends Concert by TheaterMania

An all-star cast came together Tuesday, May 3 in London’s West End for a thrilling, joyous celebration of the extraordinary talents and legacy of composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim at th…

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Thursday, April 28, 2022

See Billy Crystal in the New Broadway Musical Mr. Saturday Night by TheaterMania

Billy Crystal is back on Broadway in the new musical Mr. Saturday Night at the Nederlander Theatre. The show also stars Randy Graff, David Paymer, Shoshana Bean, Chasten Harmon, Mylinda Hull…

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Check Out "Inner White Girl" From A Strange Loop on Broadway by TheaterMania

Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize-winning A Strange Loop is on Broadway. Here is a look at star Jaquel Spivey and the cast singing "Inner White Girl."

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Check Out Footage from the National Tour of SIX! by TheaterMania

The hit musical SIX is on the road, debuting in Chicago through July 3. Here's a look at the tour cast in action, featuring Khaila Wilcoxon as Catherine of Aragon, Storm Lever as Anne Boleyn…

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Aisha Jawando and Nkeki Obi-Melekwe on Playing Tina Turner in the West End and Broadway by TheaterMania

It's time for "Simply The Best" edition of ''West End vs Broadway'' we've ever produced (sorry, we couldn't resist)! West End TINA star Aisha Jawando and Broadway's Nkeki Obi-Melekwe go hea…

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Watch Broadway's Aladdin Cast Celebrate the Life of Gilbert Gottfried, the Original Iago by TheaterMania

The Broadway cast of Aladdin came together on April 12 to celebrate the life of legendary comedian Gilbert Gottfried, who died earlier that day. Gottfried famously voiced the role of parrot …

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Watch Pamela Anderson's First Broadway Curtain Call as Roxie in Chicago by TheaterMania

Pamela Anderson is a Broadway star! The media icon has officially made her debut as Roxie in Chicago, and here's the first footage of her celebratory curtain call.

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Saturday, April 9, 2022

Watch the Full Opening Number From Beetlejuice's First Night Back on Broadway by TheaterMania

Did someone say his name three times? BEETLEJUICE is back on Broadway, and the production has provided us with this video of the full opening number, "The Whole Being Dead Thing," with some …

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Thursday, April 7, 2022

West End vs. Broadway: Lucy St. Louis & Emilie Kouatchou on Making History in PHANTOM by TheaterMania

Following on from our inaugural edition of West End vs. Broadway, we have once again teamed up with our London sister site WhatsOnStage, but this time we're bringing you two trailblazers of …

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Watch the Trailer for New West End Production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast by TheaterMania

Disney's Beauty and the Beast is coming to London this summer in a newly reimagined staging running June 24-September 17 at the London Palladium. Heading the company are Courtney Stapleton a…

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

Two Years Later: Darren Criss, Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell Bring American Buffalo to Broadway by TheaterMania

Two years ago, theater productions were shut down across the world. This is the first in a series spotlighting the Broadway shows that were getting ready to open in the spring of 2020, and w…

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First Look: The Funny Girl Sitzprobe, with Beanie Feldstein & Ramin Karimloo by TheaterMania

Funny Girl is headed back to Broadway. Here is a first look at the cast's first orchestra rehearsal, with snippets of stars Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch, and Jared Grimes per…

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Friday, March 11, 2022

Roger Bart Sings "For the Dreamers" from Back to the Future Musical by TheaterMania

Back to the Future – the Musical, the WhatsOnStage Award-winning musical Back to the Future has released a new music video featuring leading man Roger Bart, who takes on the iconic role of…

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022

In Rehearsal With Beanie Feldstein and the Broadway Cast of Funny Girl by TheaterMania

For the first time in 60 years, the classic musical FUNNY GIRL is returning to Broadway, in a new production directed by Michael Mayer. Here, Mayer and stars Beanie Feldstein (Fanny), Ramin …

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Watch the Cast of Broadway's Paradise Square in Rehearsals by TheaterMania

The new musical Paradise Square is coming to Broadway, and we've got a sneak peek inside the rehearsal room. Paradise Square is set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City circa 18…

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

In Rehearsal with the Moulin Rouge! Tour, Starring Courtney Reed and Conor Ryan by TheaterMania

The Tony-winning musical Moulin Rouge! is getting ready to hit the road, and performances begin March 19 at Chicago's Nederlander Theatre. Here's a first look at the cast, led by Broadway's …

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:33PM

Watch 28 Seconds of Hugh Jackman Singing "Ya Got Trouble" From The Music Man by TheaterMania

Hugh Jackman is on Broadway playing the iconic role of Professor Harold Hill in Meredith Willson's The Music Man. The hottest ticket on Broadway, The Music Man also stars Sutton Foster as Ma…

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Friday, January 28, 2022

West End vs Broadway: Two Hamiltons Meet For the First Time by TheaterMania

Karl Queensborough plays Alexander Hamilton in London's West End, and Miguel Cervantes plays him on Broadway. The two sit down in the Zoom where it happens for a transatlantic summit in this…

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Broadway's Marquee Lights Dim for Stephen Sondheim by TheaterMania

The lights of Broadway's marquees dimmed on December 8 in memory of legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who died at 91 on November 26.

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Steven Spielberg, Rachel Zegler, Mike Faist, & More Talk West Side Story Remake & Sondheim's Legacy by TheaterMania

Steven Spielberg's new remake of WEST SIDE STORY hits cinemas this month, just a few weeks after the passing of its legendary lyricist, Stephen Sondheim. Here, Spielberg and stars Rachel Zeg…

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Vanessa Hudgens Discuss Tick, Tick...Boom! Movie by TheaterMania

Jonathan Larson's musical TICK, TICK...BOOM! has hit the big screen, in a new film adaptation directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Here, Miranda and stars Andrew Garfield, Robin de Jesús, Alexan…

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Monday, November 15, 2021

Scenes From Broadway's Chicago in 1996, With Bebe Neuwirth, Ann Reinking, and More by TheaterMania

The long-running Broadway revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Bob Fosse's CHICAGO turned 25 on November 14. To celebrate, here's a look back at the original cast of the show, with Bebe Neu…

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Watch Aladdin's First Curtain Call as It Reopens on Broadway by TheaterMania

Aladdin reopened at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre on September 28. Here is its first curtain call back.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Corbin Bleu Sings Theme From "The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh" by TheaterMania

The Hundred Acre Wood is coming to the stage beginning October 21, with the debut of Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation at Theatre Row. Here's a montage of some of the product…

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Come From Away's Return to Broadway: Inside the Momentous Night by TheaterMania

Watch footage from the reopening of COME FROM AWAY on Broadway here.

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Monday, September 20, 2021

Ben Platt, Julianne Moore, and More Discuss the Dear Evan Hansen Movie by TheaterMania

Dear Evan Hansen hits the big screen on September 24. Here, stars Ben Platt, Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever, and Amandla Stenberg, as well as director Stephen Chbosky, tell us what to expect …

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:12PM
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Chicago's First Night Back: Watch a Clip of "All That Jazz" by TheaterMania

Chicago returned to Broadway on September 14, and the production just released a video of Bianca Marroquín performing the opening number, "All That Jazz." Check it out below.

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Wicked Reopens on Broadway: Watch Glinda's Iconic First Line by TheaterMania

It's good to see her, isn't it? Wicked reopened on Broadway on September 14 and, as expected, the crowd went wild. Before the show started, original leading lady Kristin Chenoweth came out t…

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Hamilton's First Night Back on Broadway: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Emotional Speech by TheaterMania

Lin-Manuel Miranda surprised the crowd at Hamilton on September 14 with a heartfelt opening speech welcoming the audience back to the Richard Rodgers Theatre for the first time in 18 months.…

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