Monday, June 27, 2016

And For Their Next Trick...Cirque du Soleil-Paramour to Release Cast Album by Lindsey Sullivan

Step right up and get your headphones ready for "The Honeymoon Days of Fame"! Cirque du Soleil's dazzling musical Paramour will release a cast recording this summer. Cirque du …

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The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 LGBT-Centric Broadway Shows by Lindsey Sullivan

Happy Monday, lovers of love! We hope your Pride Weekend was full of sunshine, laughter, glitter, rainbow ensembles, singing and dancing. We asked you to rank your fave LGBT pride-centr…

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Leona Lewis, Daveed Diggs & More Broadway Babes Exude Summer Vibes in Our Latest Hot Shots! by Lindsey Sullivan

There's nothing like summer in the city, and Broadway's brightest are well aware! From watching sunsets to rocking rainbow colors, take a peek at our latest gallery as Broadway faves…

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Broadway Grosses: The King & I Whistles a Happy Tune, Bright Star Shines in Final Week of Performances by Ryan McPhee

Here’s how you end on a high note. The Tony-winning revival of The King and I played its final performance on June 26, and in its last week, the production reached its highest gross in…

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Second Stage Theatre's 2016-2017 Season Will Include Plays by Tracy Letts, Anna Deavere Smith & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Second Stage Theatre has announced three New York premieres for its 2016-2017 off-Broadway season. Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts' 2003 play Man From Nebraska will be helmed …

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Helder Guimaraes' Magic Act Verso Will Play Off-Broadway by

Off-Broadway is about to become (more) magical. Acclaimed magician Helder Guimarães will present his latest act Verso at New World Stages. Performances will begin on September 19; ope…

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Tickets Now Available for The Illusionists: Turn of the Century on Broadway by

Roll up, roll up—The Illusionists are returning to Broadway for the third consecutive holiday season! Tickets are now on sale for The Illusionists: Turn of the Century, which will play…

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Odds & Ends: Al Pacino Circling B'way Return as Tennessee Williams, Hillary Clinton's Hamilton Takeover & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the summer weekend. Al Pacino Circling Broadway Return as Tennessee Williams Good to hear that after a slightly roc…

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We Celebrate the Rockettes' Summer Extravaganza New York Spectacular by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Rockettes are back at Radio City Music Hall for a summer stint in New York Spectacular. The new show, penned by Douglas Carter Beane and directed and choreographed by Mia Michaels, follo…

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Tickets Now On Sale for Lewis Black's Return to Broadway by

Grammy-winning stand-up comedian Lewis Black is coming back to Broadway! Tickets are now available for his latest show, Lewis Black: Black to the Future, which will play a limited engagement…

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James Earl Jones & More Join Santino Fontana, Skylar Astin for Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater at City Center by Ryan McPhee

Stage and screen legend James Earl Jones has joined the cast of God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater as part of New York City Center Encores!’ Off-Center series. The roster also includes the p…

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In Transit, an A Cappella Musical from Kristen Anderson-Lopez & More, Will Travel to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The sounds of New York are heading to the Broadway stage sans orchestra. In Transit, an a cappella musical from Frozen scribe Kristen Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan and Sarah …

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Nick Kroll & John Mulaney’s Oh Hello, on Broadway to Land at Lyceum Theatre by

After an acclaimed run off-Broadway last fall, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s popular alter egos Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland will make their debuts on the Great White Way in Oh H…

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Thai One On! The King and I’s Conrad Ricamora Joins Kirsten Wyatt for a Royal Nosh by

The King and I’s Conrad Ricamora joins Kirsten Wyatt for the second season of Broadway Nosh! Look for a toast with coconut margaritas, yummy larb gai (a.k.a. spicy chicken) and some Ho…

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Alexander Hanson on Telling Lies in London's The Truth, Loving Bernadette Peters & the Strain of Not Singing by Matt Wolf

French writer Florian Zeller has proven to be catnip for actors, with Kenneth Cranham and Frank Langella winning an Olivier and a Tony Award, respectively, for The Father and Gina McKee garn…

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They Got Rhythm! Meet the 'S Wonderful Dancers of Broadway's An American in Paris by Lindsey Sullivan

In 1951, Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron danced and dazzled across the silver screen as their characters Jerry Mulligan and Lise Bouvier fell in love in the City of Light. Almost 65 years later,…

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There's Nothing Like Summer in the City! Rockettes' New York Spectacular Opens by Lindsey Sullivan

The Rockettes’ New York Spectacular has made a welcome return to Radio City Music Hall! The 75-show engagement officially opened on June 23. The musical love letter to the Big Apple is…

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Tickets Now Available for A Bronx Tale, Co-Directed by Robert De Niro & Jerry Zaks, on Broadway by

Tickets are now on sale to see the much-buzzed about A Bronx Tale, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks. The musical, which bowed at Paper…

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Sutton Foster Is a Badass, Lin-Manuel Miranda Stole Andrew Lloyd Webber's Moves & More Lessons of the Week by Ryan McPhee

It’s Friday, and you know what that means: It’s time to work on your Quincy Jones impression! (It's the best way to impress Barbra Streisand.) In the meantime, here are the L…

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Odds & Ends: Ralph Fiennes' Richard III Eyes New York Transfer, Waitress Aiming for West End & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Ralph Fiennes' Richard III Eyes New York Transfer There’ll be no need for discontent if this happens! The Almeida…

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Samantha Barks to Headline Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years in London by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Samantha Barks has moved on from the Broadway-bound Amelie and will instead lead The Last Five Years in London. The Les Miz movie standout will star opposite Jonathan Bailey (Broadchurch) in…

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Broadway Blues: Shuffle Along, Starring Audra McDonald, Sets Final Performance Date by

An all-star musical is about to shuffle off this mortal coil. Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed will play its final performance on July 24. …

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James Monroe Iglehart stops by HQ to chat with Imogen Lloyd Webber.

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Au Revoir to Broadway! An American in Paris Sets Closing Date by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Breaking up is hard to do. An American in Paris will shutter on Broadway on January 1, 2017; at time of closing, the production will have played 29 previews and 719 regular perfomances. Base…

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Ektor Rivera to Replace Josh Segarra as Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

As you can see from our exclusive video below, Ektor Rivera is ready to "Conga!" The acclaimed Puerto Rican performer will replace Josh Segarra as Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet! f…

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After Tony Awards Win, The Humans Moves to a Bigger Broadway Venue by Ryan McPhee

Stephen Karam’s The Humans, which won four Tony Awards including Best Play on June 12, will pack up and move to a new, larger space. The show is set to play its final show at the Helen…

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The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Aaron Burr, Sir: Backstage at Hamilton with Leslie Odom Jr., Episode 6: A Gift by

In this week's episode Hamilton Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. offers an intimate concert with his pal,Spring Awakening's Katie Boeck.

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Odds & Ends: PBS Sets Air Date for Hamilton Doc, Al Pacino to Receive Kennedy Center Honor & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. PBS Sets Air Date for Hamilton Documentary We know you've been waiting for it...PBS will air the previously reported Ha…

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Will Power! Nashville's Will Chase to Take Over for Christian Borle in Something Rotten! on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The writing was on the wall when it was revealed that Will Chase would not be appearing in another season of Nashville; instead he's coming back to Broadway! The stage and screen star is…

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The Color Purple's Patrice Covington on the Divas Who Taught Her to Sing & Raising Her Voice as Squeak by Lindsey Sullivan

Age: "I am 100,000 years old." Hometown: Chesapeake, VA Current Role: Squeak, a waitress who causes a stir (to say the least) at Harpo’s juke joint in The Color Purple. S…

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