Sunday, March 29, 2015

Three-Time Tony Winner Gene Saks Dead at 93 by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Three-time Tony winner Gene Saks, the actor-turned-director perhaps best known for his work with Neil Simon, died on March 28 in East Hampton, N.Y. According to The New York Times, his wife,…

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This Week’s Picks! Kick It with Billy Porter, Explore NYC with Sutton Foster & See an Opera Diva's B'way Debut by Pete Croatto

Hey, you, trying to pull the perfect April Fool’s prank. Come on! How old are you, 12? Don’t spend your free time stocking up on whoopee cushions and dribbling glasses. Instead y…

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Shakespeare Does WHAT in Something Rotten?! Five More Wacky Real-Life Rumors About the Bard by Lindsay Champion

The Bard does some pretty crazy stuff in Something Rotten—and while the new Broadway musical comedy by Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell is far from a biography, ton…

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Shakespeare Does WHAT in Something Rotten?! 5 More Wacky Real-Life Rumors About the Bard by Lindsay Champion

The Bard does some pretty crazy stuff in Something Rotten—and while the new Broadway musical comedy by Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell is far from a biography, ton…

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Sutton Foster & Neil Patrick Harris Dated the Same Dude, Idina Menzel Has More Fun & More Lessons of the Week by Lindsay Champion

There’s no business like show business, there’s no seat like the aisle seat, and there’s no day like Friday. And guess what? It’s finally Friday, ya’ll! So let&…

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John Gore Honored by Sean Connery, Laura Michelle Kelly & More at UJA Gala by Broadway.com

Tony-winning producer John Gore, head of Broadway.com's parent company Key Brand Entertainment, found himself in the spotlight as he accepted the Excellence in Theater award at the UJA F…

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Sienna Miller Gets a Sardi’s Surprise! See the Unveiling of the Cabaret Star’s New Portrait by Lindsay Champion

Now that Cabaret headliner Sienna Miller is officially a Broadway star, she’s earned her place on the wall at legendary theater hotspot Sardi’s! Her co-stars Leeds Hill, Benjamin…

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Photos! Get a Kick Out of Laura Benanti & Derek Hough on Opening Night of the New York Spring Spectacular by Lindsay Champion

Stars aligned in NYC on March 26, when the New York Spring Spectacular officially opened at Radio City Music Hall. Headliners Derek Hough and Laura Benanti arrived in style for the…

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Photos! See Matthew Morrison & the Cast of the Magical New Musical Finding Neverland in Action by Broadway.com

Click for photos from the new Broadway production of Finding Neverland, starring Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and Laura Michelle Kelly. The magical musical opens April 15 at the Lunt-Fon…

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Darren Criss Gets Ready to Rock the Wig & Fishnets in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

How excited are we for Darren Criss to bring it home, Sugar Daddy? The former Glee star will be stepping into the internationally ignored song stylist's high-heeled boots in Hedwig and t…

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Odds & Ends: Jake Gyllenhaal Fights for Oona Laurence in Southpaw Trailer, Kelli O'Hara's Mix-Up & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Jake Gyllenhaal Fights for Oona Laurence in Southpaw Trailer Broadway alum Jake Gyllenhaal’s movie Southpaw,…

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Stomp Cancels More Performances After East Village Building Explosion by Broadway.com

Stomp has canceled further performances at the Orpheum Theatre following the explosion and fire in the East Village on March 26. The off-Broadway production will no longer play on March…

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The Fans Have Spoken! Broadway.com Readers Rank Their Top 10 Favorite Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals by Broadway.com

Legendary Broadway composer Andrew Lloyd Webber celebrated a big birthday last week—and instead of buying him a cake, we got him a Culturalist challenge! We wanted to know which Andrew…

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Shakespeare in Love Sets West End Closing Date; Is It Still Broadway-Aimed? by Imogen Lloyd Webber

You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die. London's Shakespeare in Love, after previously announcing it would shutter in April, has set its last performance for April 18 at the N…

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Atlantic Theater's 2015-16 Season to Include World Premiere of David Yazbek's The Band's Visit, Directed by Hal Prince by Ryan McPhee

The 2015-16 Atlantic Theater season—the company’s 30th anniversary—will include the world premiere of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ The Band’s Visit. Harold Pr…

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Michael Zegen & More to Join Jesse Eisenberg & Kunal Nayyar in The Spoils Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The complete cast is now set for the world premiere of Jesse Eisenberg’s The Spoils. Joining previously announced stars Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar in the cast are Michael Zegen, Erin D…

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Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Which HBO Series Should Become a Musical? by Broadway.com

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the awesome site that lets you choose and rank your own top 10 lists. Each week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic…

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Bonjour, Audra! Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Tapped for Disney's Live Action Beauty and the Beast by Ryan McPhee

Mama Broadway singing on the big screen? We’ll take it! Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald is in final negotiations to appear in Disney’s forthcoming live action Beauty and the …

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Watch Finding Neverland's Kelsey Grammer Talk 'Very Sharp' Broadway Audiences by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Kelsey Grammer has landed back on Broadway in Finding Neverland, and he appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers on March 26 to talk about playing the dual roles of Charles Frohman and Captai…

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Skylight Star Carey Mulligan Chats On-Stage Spaghetti Bolognese Skills, Trips to Hooters & More by Ryan McPhee

Carey Mulligan is back on Broadway in Skylight, and not only is she acting up a storm, but she’s also cooking! The Oscar nominee stars opposite Bill Nighy and plays Kyra, who—amo…

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Full Casting & Dates Announced for West End Transfer of Farinelli and the King, Starring Mark Rylance by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We’re keeping a close eye on this one—it has Broadway written all over it. Dates and full casting have been announced for the previously reported West End production of the …

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Ralph Fiennes Circling Two Classics at London's Old Vic & Almeida Theatres by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Ralph Fiennes, who is currently headlining the London revival of George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman, is eyeing two more stage projects in the U.K.’s capital. According to The…

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Alan Cumming Talks Playing Cabaret's Emcee in Every Decade & Getting Queen Helen Mirren to Try Crocs by Ryan McPhee

Alan Cumming will take his final bow as Cabaret’s Emcee when the revival closes on March 29, but he’s had quite a stay at the Kit Kat Klub. He reaches the “end of an era,&r…

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Fun Home, Starring Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & More, Starts Performances on Broadway by Broadway.com

The wait is over and last year's big off-Broadway hit has finally moved to the Great White Way! Fun Home, starring Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn and more will begin previews on March 27. …

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Peter Sarsgaard-Led Hamlet Begins Performances Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Peter Sarsgaard will begin performances as the titular sweet prince in Hamlet on March 27. Directed by Austin Pendleton, the production will play a limited engagement through May 10 at Class…

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Tam Mutu & Kelli Barrett Bring Epic Romance to Broadway as Doctor Zhivago Begins Previews by Broadway.com

Tam Mutu and Kelli Barrett are aiming to win your hearts with epic romance Doctor Zhivago, which begins previews on March 27. The Des McAnuff-helmed production will officially open at the Gr…

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Italian Chicks Lesli Margherita & Kirsten Wyatt Are Making Gnocchi on Broadway Nosh by Broadway.com

Matilda star Lesli Margherita hits the kitchen to learn how to make gnocchi with Broadway Nosh host Kirsten Wyatt.

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Seinfeld's Jason Alexander Will Take Over for Larry David in Fish in the Dark on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Larry David will play his final performance in his self-penned Broadway comedy Fish in the Dark, but the part of Normal Drexel is staying in the Seinfeld family! Tony winner Jason Alexander&…

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It Shoulda Been You's David Burtka on Cracking Up with Sierra, Marrying His Stalker & Doing His Best Work Naked by Broadway.com

It Shoulda Been You star David Burtka sits down with Paul Wontorek to talk about his long Broadway break, life with Neil Patrick Harris & more.

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See Broadway Legend Chita Rivera & the Cast of The Visit Talk Kander & Ebb’s Final Musical by Broadway.com

Broadway legend Chita Rivera, Roger Rees and the cast of The Visit chat about bringing Kander & Ebb’s last tuner to the Great White Way.

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Stomp Cancels Thursday Performance Following East Village Building Explosion by Broadway.com

Following the explosion and fire in the East Village, the off-Broadway production of Stomp has canceled the March 26 performance. The long-running show performs at the Orpheum Theatre, which…

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