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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Photo Coverage: Party with the Cast of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE on Opening Night by Walter McBride

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones's electrifying, critically-acclaimed stage adaption of Anthony Burgess' 1962 literary masterpiece, opened last night, September 25, 2017 …

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Photo Coverage: A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Company Takes Opening Night Bows Off-Broadway by Walter McBride

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones's electrifying, critically-acclaimed stage adaption of Anthony Burgess' 1962 literary masterpiece, opened in its New York Premiere produc…

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Photo Coverage: John Leguizamo Unveils LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Marquee by Walter McBride

Emmy winner John Leguizamo Ghetto Klown will make his highly-anticipated return to Broadway this fall in his original one-man comedic play Latin History For Morons, direct from his acclaimed…

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Up on the Marquee: SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS by Walter McBride

SpongeBob SquarePants is set to begin preview performances on Broadway at the Palace Theatre on Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th.

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Photo Coverage: Michael Moore & Michael Mayer Unveil New Portraits for the Fabled Walls of Sardi's! by Walter McBride

Just yesterday, Academy Award-winning filmmaker, best-selling author and political icon Michael Moore and his Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer, added another Broadway milestone to t…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

FREEZE FRAME: Maria Friedman, Andrea McArdle & More Preview Fall Shows at Feinstein's / 54 Below! by Walter McBride

Earlier today, Tony nominee Maria Friedman Lenny amp Steve September 19-23 Jay Armstrong Johnson Not So Scary Halloween Party October 31 Tony nominee Andrea McArdle An Evening with Andrea Mc…

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Photo Coverage: Maria Friedman Previews LENNY & STEVE at Feinstein's/54 Below! by Walter McBride

Three-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman makes her Feinstein's54 Below solo debut this fall with shows, continuing September 20, 21, 22, and 23 at 7pm.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Photo Coverage: Michael Urie and the Company of TORCH SONG Meet the Press! by Walter McBride

Due to extremely strong ticket sales, Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has been extended for two additional weeks of performances, now playing through Sunday, December 3. Directed by Mois s Kau…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Photo Coverage: 1984 Celebrates 101 Broadway Performances! by Walter McBride

100 performances is a major milestone on Broadway, but 101 is even better at the Hudson Theatre. Broadway's dystopian thriller 1984 just celebrated its 101st performance and BroadwayWorld wa…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Photo Coverage: Legendary Costume Designer William Ivey Long Unveils His New Sardi's Portrait! by Walter McBride

The best of Broadway dressed to impress yesterday assix-time Tony-winning costume designer William Ivey Long got his very own caricature at the legendary Sardi's. Long was joined by many of …

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Monday, August 28, 2017

Up on the Marquee: M. BUTTERFLY by Walter McBride

The first Broadway revival ofDavidHenry Hwang's Tony Award-winning play,M. Butterfly, directed by Tony Award winnerJulie Taymor,will begin previews on Broadway at the Cort Theatre 138 W 48th…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Roundabout's TIME AND THE CONWAYS! by Walter McBride

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present Time and the Conways by J. B. Priestley, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman Indecent. Time and the Conways returns to Broadway for the firs…

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Photo Coverage: Prince Hal Makes a Royal Return to Broadway with PRINCE OF BROADWAY! by Walter McBride

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opened jus…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED! by Walter McBride

ComedianLisa Lampanellinew play,Stuffed, opensOff-Broadway this fall in a new production at theWestside TheatreDownstairs, 407 West 43rd Street, following a limited NYC run last fall at WP T…

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for PRINCE OF BROADWAY! by Walter McBride

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere ofPrince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producerHarold Prince, opened just …

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Photo Coverage: Hal Prince Joins PRINCE OF BROADWAY Cast for Royal Opening Night Bows! by Walter McBride

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere ofPrince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producerHarold Prince, opened just …

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Photo Flash: Remembering Jerry Lewis by Walter McBride

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier this week,comic legend Jerry Lewis died at 91 years oldat his home in Las Vegas.

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Photo Flash: Remembering Thomas Meehan by Walter McBride

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Thomas Meehan, who is best known for his books of such classics as Annie, The Producers and Hairspray, has passed away at 88 years old.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Up on the Marquee: FROZEN by Walter McBride

Performances have begunforFrozen's pre-Broadway engagement at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and continue through October 1, 2017. For information on the Denv…

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Photo Coverage: Brandy Norwood Gets Ready to Take on Roxie Hart! by Walter McBride

The name on everybody's lips is gonna be Brandy Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood returns to Broadway in Chicago for a special 17-performance only engagement as 'Roxie Hart,' August 17 to 3…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Up on the Marquee: METEOR SHOWER by Walter McBride

Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER will be coming to Broadway's Booth Theatre this fall starring Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian Amy Schumer, Tony-winner Laura Benanti, another Em…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Photo Coverage: Sardi's Unveils Portrait of BANDSTAND's Corey Cott by Walter McBride

Strike up the band, Corey Cott is on the wall at Sardi's Check out the unveiling of the Bandstand star's new portrait, a moment shared with Bandstand costars and Cott's lovely wife and newly…

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Photo Coverage: Michael Moore Celebrates Broadway Debut in THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER by Walter McBride

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the after party below

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER by Walter McBride

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded, star-spangled red carpet below

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Up on the Marquee: SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY by Walter McBride

Bruce Springsteenwill make his Broadway debut this fall withSpringsteen on Broadway, a solo show at theWalter KerrTheatre 219 West 48th Street. Performances forSpringsteen on Broadwaybegin T…

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Photo Coverage: Michael Moore Takes Opening Night Bows in THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER by Walter McBride

Academy Award-winning filmmaker, best-selling author, and political iconMichael Mooremakes his Broadway debut inThe Terms of My Surrender. The limited 12-week engagement openedlast night at …

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Photo Coverage: Broadway Dims The Lights In Memory of the Late Barbara Cook by Walter McBride

The Broadway community mourns the loss of legendary actress and recording artist Barbara Cook, who passed away on Tuesday, August 8th at age 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York…

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Photo Flash: Remembering a Broadway Legend- Barbara Cook by Walter McBride

As BroadwayWorldsadly reported yesterday,Barbara Cookhas passed away at 89. This is an enormous loss for Broadway, the golden age of television and the music world.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Up On The Marquee: Get in Loser, MEAN GIRLS is Starting by Walter McBride

You can't sit with them, but you can sit in the theatre and watch. MEAN GIRLS is up on the marquee at the National Theatre in Washington, DC, check it out below

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Photo Coverage: Inside the First Day Rehearsal for Playwrights Horizons THE TREASURER by Walter McBride

Playwrights Horizonswill present THE TREASURER, the world premiere of a new play byMax PosnerJudy and directed by three-time Lortel Award winnerDavid CromerThe Band's Visit, Our Town, Adding…

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Photo Coverage: The Company of A PARALLELOGRAM Celebrates Opening Night! by Walter McBride

Second Stage Theater presents The New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award and Olivier Award winner Bruce Norris' play, A Parallelogram, directed by current Tony nominee Mi…

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