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Monday, April 9, 2018

Uzo Aduba heading back to the stage in New York by Variety

Aduba will star as the real-life baseball player who became the first woman to play in a professional men’s league.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Bruce Springsteen extends Broadway run into December by Variety

Eighty-one additional shows will go on sale for performances July 10 through December 15, 2018.

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Ben Platt to star in Ryan Murphy musical for Netflix by Variety

Barbra Streisand and Gwyneth Paltrow are also in talks to join the cast.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda earns prestigious theater honor by Variety

Lin-Manuel Miranda will receive the 18th annual Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth to star in ‘Death Becomes Her’ musical by Variety

She has signed for the role played by Meryl Streep in film.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Broadway’s ‘Come From Away’ being made into feature film by Variety

The show was a sleeper hit, propelled by strong reviews and seven Tony nods.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Netflix working on ‘House of Cards’ spinoffs after Spacey scandal by Variety

Netflix is moving ahead with plans for a “House of Cards” spinoff. Variety has learned that the streaming service and producer Media Rights Capital are in very early stages of developmen…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Ben Platt’s ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ replacements announced by Variety

Platt is waving goodbye to “Dear Evan Hansen” (presumably through a window).

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John Leguizamo’s ‘Latin History for Morons’ headed to Broadway by Variety

After playing Off Broadway earlier this year, the one-man show has lined up a limited Broadway run that begins previews Oct. 19 ahead of a Nov. 15 opening.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Cast named for Broadway’s ‘Harry Potter’ show by Variety

Seven members of the West End company of the play will open the Broadway production next April.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Kevin Spacey cast as Gore Vidal in Netflix biopic by Variety

“Gore” is in production in Italy.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Uma Thurman to star in Broadway play from ‘House of Cards’ creator by Variety

She'll star in “The Parisian Woman,” a play set in DC in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Jimmy Buffett’s ‘Margaritaville’ musical heading to Broadway by Variety

“Escape to Margaritaville” will begin previews Feb. 16, 2018 ahead of a March 15, 2018 opening.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Brendon Urie sends ‘Kinky Boots’ box office soaring by Variety

Urie began his 10-week run in “Kinky Boots” Friday.

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

"Odd Thomas" another subpar Dean Koontz adaptation by Variety

Fantasy-comedy-thriller. 93 minutes.This slick, watchable contraption represents yet another less-than-optimal Dean Koontz adaptation.

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