Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Acclaimed Musical Yank! to Play London's Charing Cross Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Yank!, the widely praised off-Broadway musical that recently received its UK premiere at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester, will transfer to London in the summer of 2017. The moving, war-time …

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Laura Osnes & Corey Cott Open on Broadway in the New Musical Bandstand by Andy Lefkowitz

The original musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Hamilton Tony winner Andy Blankenbuehler, opens on April 26 at the Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Tony nominee and …

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Showtune Showdown! Thirteen Musicals Duke It Out for Tony Nominations in Historically Competitive Year by Paul Wontorek

Nobody does musicals like Broadway. Every Broadway season feels chock full of big-hearted, big-singing shows that all compete for that final trophy on Tony Awards night: the one engraved wit…

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 #LiveatFive with Cortney Wolfson by

Cortney Wolfson stops by HQ to chat about Romy and Michele's High School Reunion and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Odds & Ends: Frozen 2 Sets Big-Screen Release Date, Dirty Dancing Sneak Peek & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Frozen 2 Sets Big-Screen Release Date Just in case we couldn’t be more excited for the impeccably cast Broadway-b…

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They're In the Band! Meet the Five Standouts That Make Bandstand Swing by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway’s swingin’, sexy Bandstand transports audiences to the big brassy world of the 1940s. Director Andy Blankenbuehler’s choreography, David Korins’ st…

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Will Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen Team Up as Timon & Pumbaa in the Lion King Live-Action Remake? by

Comedy favorites Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen look likely to play Timon and Pumbaa, respectively, in the upcoming live-action Lion King film, according to The Wrap. The pair is in …

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Take a Dramatic Journey to the Past with Matt Rodin and the Cast of Anastasia on Opening Night by

The cast and friends of Anastasia join Matt Rodin to create a dramatic montage of the hit song "Journey to the Past" on opening night.

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Broadway Royalty! Follow Anastasia’s Christy Altomare on Her Enchanting Opening Night by

Christy Altomare opened Anastasia on Broadway in the magical title role on April 24.'s Caitlin McNaney followed her on her opening night journey, from the curtain call to ge…

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With the Band: Backstage at Bandstand with Laura Osnes, Episode 3: Frozen! by

Bandstand star Laura Osnes shows us what happens when the company freezes the show. She also chats with Corey Cott's wife Meghan about the upcoming new addition to their family and sits …

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Watch Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Face Off in Broadway War Paint by

Show clips of Broadway's ultra-glam War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole.

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Elena Shaddow, Jill Paice & More Set for Mary Poppins at Paper Mill Playhouse by

Paper Mill Playhouse's production of Mary Poppins will feature Elena Shaddow as Mary Poppins, Mark Evans as Bert, Dierdre Friel as Mrs. Brill, Liz McCartney as Bird Woman/Miss Andrew, Ad…

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Blow Us All Away! Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. & Nicolette Robinson Welcome First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

"Dear Theodosia" has a whole new meaning for Hamilton Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. and his wife and fellow performer Nicolette Robinson, who welcomed their first child on April…

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Watch Ben Platt & the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen Perform on Today by

The stars of Broadway’s new hit musical Dear Evan Hansen stopped by Today on April 25 to share their show with TV audiences. Ben Platt and his fellow cast members presented a moving re…

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Original A Chorus Line Star Baayork Lee to Receive 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Award by

Dancer and choreographer Baayork Lee will receive the 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Award at the 71st Annual Tony Awards on June 11. Lee, who originated the character of Connie in the Broadway mu…

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New Musical Bandstand, Starring Laura Osnes & Corey Cott, to Be Preserved on Cast Album by Andy Lefkowitz

Richard Oberacker and Robert Traylor’s original swing score of the new Broadway musical Bandstand will be recorded onto an original cast album by Broadway Records. The album will be re…

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See Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & the Cast of Broadway's Anastasia Journey to the Red Carpet on Opening Night by

Anastasia, starring Christy Altomare and Derek Klena, opened at the Broadhurst Theatre on April 24. Check out the glitzy guests, including Liz Callaway, Tommy Tune and more!

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Watch Laura Osnes, Corey Cott & the Cast of Bandstand Twirl, High-Kick & Belt It Out by

Swingin' show clips of Bandstand, starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott.

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Anastasia Tops List of 2017 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations by

The nominations for the 67th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced on April 25 by past winners Danny Burstein and Jane Krakowski at the Algonquin Hotel. The 2017 awards ceremony …

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Allison Janney, John Benjamin Hickey & Corey Hawkins Open Broadway’s Six Degrees of Separation by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway revival of John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation, directed by Trip Cullman, opens on April 25. The production starring Tony nominee Allison Janney, Tony winner John B…

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Monday, April 24, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! Here Are the Top 10 Roles Tony Host Kevin Spacey Should Play on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously announced, Tony and Oscar winner Kevin Spacey has his next big gig lined up: hosting the 71st annual Tony Awards! In honor of Spacey's upcoming stint, we asked the fans whi…

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See Corey Cott & Laura Osnes Bring the Swing in This First Look at Bandstand by

Bandstand, starring Corey Cott and Laura Osnes, officially opens on April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Get into the swing of things with these gorgeous production shots!

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George Salazar stops by HQ to chat about The Lightning Thief and more with Matt Rodin.

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Scrumdiddlyumptious! Guess These Candies with the Cast and Friends of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Opening Night! by

Matt Rodin challenges the cast and friends of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to name candies based on photo clues on opening night.

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Lea Michele Visits Amber Riley in Dreamgirls, Sutton Foster Snaps Selfies & Other Fabulous Hot Shots by Lindsey Sullivan

There's a lot going on on the Great White Way! Our favorites take us backstage, out to lunch, across the pond and to Carnegie Hall in our latest hot shot roundup.

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Broadway Grosses: New Musical War Paint Soars at Box Office in Packed Spring Season by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway musical War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, saw an uptick at the box office in the week ending April 24. The tuner following the rise of beauty titans H…

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Odds & Ends: Allison Janney on the ‘Profound’ Six Degrees of Separation, Amelie Spreads Random Acts of Kindness on Today & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Allison Janney on the Current Relevance of Six Degrees of Separation In advance of her April 25 Broadway opening in John Gua…

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Tony Awards to Reinstate Competitive Sound Design Categories in 2018 by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards announced today that they will reinstate the categories of Best Sound Design of a Play and Best Sound Design of a Musical starting in the 2017-2018 season. Over the last 18 …

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Annie West End Revival Announces Full Casting, with Three Young Stars in Title Role by Andy Lefkowitz

Madeleine Haynes, Lola Moxom and Ruby Stokes will rotate in the title role in the new West End revival of Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin’s Annie, beginning previews …

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Tickets Are Now On Sale for Off-Broadway Musical Ernest Shackleton Loves Me by

Tickets are now on sale for the new musical Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, set for a limited off-Broadway engagement beginning April 14 at the Tony Kiser Theatre. As previously announced, the e…

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The Little Foxes, Starring Laura Linney & Cynthia Nixon, Extends Broadway Run by

The new revival of Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes, starring Tony nominee Laura Linney and Tony winner Cynthia Nixon, has extended its run to July 2. The run was originally schedule…

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