Thursday, December 12, 2019

First Look: Jagged Little Pill by Broadway Direct

From Academy Award-winning writer Diablo Cody (Juno) comes an “urgent, wildly entertaining, and wickedly funny” (The Boston Globe) original story of suburban subversion inspired by Alani…

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Roundabout’s Caroline, or Change Casting Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The eagerly-anticipated Broadway revival of Caroline, or Change will begin performances on March 13, 2020 and open on April 7, 2020 at Studio 54. Producers have announced some additional cas…

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Watch Now: In The Heights Movie Trailer by Broadway Direct

Turn up the volume on your dreams. #InTheHeightsMovie, only in theaters 2020. The post Watch Now: In The Heights Movie Trailer appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Mean Girls Welcomes Catherine Brunell by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Broadway musical Mean Girls welcomes Catherine Brunell to the hit production currently playing at the August Wilson Theatre. The actress will join the cast in the roles of “Mrs. Heron …

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

BroadwayHD Celebrates Andrew Lloyd Webber by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

With the movie musical of Cats poised to open in movie theatres across the country this December, BroadwayHD has curated a magical playlist that honors the musical’s composer Andrew Lloyd …

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Behind the Scenes of Plaza Suite by Broadway Direct

Behind the Scenes of the Plaza Suite photo shoot starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. Coming to Broadway for 17 weeks only. Previews begin March 13. #PlazaSuiteBway The post …

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A Broadway Christmas: Musicals That Celebrate the Holiday by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

“We need a little Christmas”? Well, we have a whole lot of Christmas for Broadway musical fans. With the holiday season upon us, we at Broadway Direct thought we’d compile a list of th…

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2019 Broadway Cast Album Roundup by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

For a fan of Broadway musicals, a year can be measured in the number of cast albums that have been produced and released. And 2019 has produced a bumper crop of them. With the holidays just …

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Tony Goldwyn to Join Company of The Inheritance by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

John Benjamin Hickey, currently starring as Harry Wilcox in the two-part Broadway play The Inheritance, will take a hiatus from the production beginning Sunday, January 5, 2020. Hickey is se…

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Plaza Suite Is a Tribute to a Broadway Legend by Gordon Cox For Broadway Direct

The playwright Neil Simon was one of Broadway’s defining talents, a household name whose work was so popular that he once had four shows running on Broadway at the same time. It’s been a…

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Watch Now: “If” from DIANA: A True Musical Story by Broadway Direct

Get a first listen to "If" from DIANA: A True Musical Story, performed by Jeanna de Waal and accompanied by David Bryan. The post Watch Now: “If” from DIANA: A True Musical Story appeare…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Digital Lottery Announced for Harry Connick Jr. – A Celebration of Cole Porter by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The smooth voice of recording artist and Broadway star Harry Connick, Jr. is perfectly paired with the song classics of the late Cole Porter in Harry Connick, Jr. – A Celebration of Cole P…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Cast Announced for Hangmen, Dan Stevens to Star by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The forthcoming Broadway production of Martin McDonagh’s Olivier-winning comedy Hangmen has its star. Dan Stevens will play the role of Mooney in the piece, directed by Matthew Dunster. Al…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Jordan Fisher Is Broadway’s Next “Evan Hansen” by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Television star Jordan Fisher will don an arm cast and a blue polo shirt when he joins the Broadway production of Dear Evan Hansen in 2020. The performer will succeed the current Evan Hanse…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

The Cast of Company on the Transformative Revival by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

Over the past decade, director Marianne Elliott has scored a string of critical and commercial triumphs bringing both highly original works—the Tony Award-winning plays War Horse and The C…

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December Offerings on BroadwayHD: Holiday Treats by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The month of December is here and so are the latest offerings from BroadwayHD. The premiere streaming platform, bringing us the best of Broadway, The West End, and Hollywood, has given us so…

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Nederlander and Jam Theatricals Join Forces by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

One of the largest operators of legitimate theatre and music venues in the United, the Nederlander Organization, has joined forces with Jam Theatricals, a Chicago based entertainment company…

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Katrina Lenk on The Fresh Reimagining of Sondheim’s Company by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

In recent years, Katrina Lenk has gained the attention of Broadway audiences — and a Tony Award. She originated roles in daring new works that premiered Off-Broadway and in regional theate…

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Frozen Tour to Begin in Hollywood – Lottery Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

As winter begins to settle in all over the country, the National Tour of Disney’s Frozen is ironically beginning its journey in the warmth of Southern California. The hit musical, based on…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Bookfilter’s 2019 Holiday Book Guide for Theater Lovers by Michael Giltz For Broadway Direct

The savvy reader’s favorite website BookFilter.com chooses the best theater books ready to be wrapped with a bow, exclusively for Broadway Direct. Books are the perfect holiday gift for th…

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide by Broadway Direct

’Tis the season for giving. Check out our gift guide for the dedicated Broadway fan. From streaming content to a collectible Angela Lansbury tree ornament, we have ideas for any budget. Br…

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The Illusionists Returns This Friday, Announces Digital Lottery by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Are you ready for some holiday magic to bring wonder into your yuletide? Beginning Friday, November 29, that magic can be found at Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre when The Illusionists – M…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Ephraim Sykes to Play Title Role in MJ by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Tony Award nominee Ephraim Sykes (Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations) has secured his next leading role in a Broadway musical. Sykes will take on the titular charact…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Watch Now: CATS – New Trailer by Broadway Direct

Watch the new trailer for CATS now. The post Watch Now: CATS – New Trailer appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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First Look: Tina – The Tina Turner Musical by Broadway Direct

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage mu…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen To Play Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Martin McDonagh’s new comedy Hangmen will play Broadway’s Golden Theatre for a strictly limited engagement this spring. The critically acclaimed production by the Royal Court Theatre/Atl…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Listen Now: Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Beautiful Ghosts” by Broadway Direct

Lyric video for ‘Beautiful Ghosts’ performed by Taylor Swift from the motion picture CATS. Written by Taylor Swift & Andrew Lloyd Webber. The post Listen Now: Taylor Swift and Andre…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Take Me Out Announces Complete Cast by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Broadway revival of Richard Greenberg’s Take Me Out, opening April 23, 2020 courtesy of Second Stage Theatre, has its starting lineup. The baseball-themed play, which will begin previe…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

A New Home for The Drama Book Shop by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

For decades, theatre fans, actors, and just about anyone working in the theatre industry would visit The Drama Book Shop to buy scripts, collections, history of theatre books, screenplays, a…

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Ben McKenzie Completes Cast of Grand Horizons by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Television star Ben McKenzie will complete the forthcoming Second Stage Theater production of Ben Wohl’s Grand Horizons. The theatre company announced today that McKenzie will join the pre…

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A Soldier’s Play Complete Cast Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Charles Fuller’s acclaimed A Soldier’s Play has a complete cast. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which debuted Off-Broadway in 1981, will r…

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