Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Freestyle Love Supreme on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed off-Broadway run, Lin-Manuel Miranda has announced a Broadway engagement of Freestyle Love Supreme, the high-energy show that blends hip-hop, improvisational th…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Newcomer Emma Grimsley Will Star as Christine Daaé in the U.S. Tour of The Phantom of the Opera by Ryan Gilbert

Newcomer Emma Grimsley will assume the role of Christine Daaé in the North American touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. Grimsley will take over the role,…

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Shoshana Bean, Joshua Henry, Rob McClure to Join Stephen Sondheim, Jason Robert Brown & Katrina Lenk in Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented lineup of special guests have been announced to take part in the highly anticipated special benefit performance featuring Tony-winning songwriters Jason Robert Brown and Stephen…

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Nicholas Christopher Returns to Broadway's Hamilton as George Washington by Andy Lefkowitz

Multi-talented star Nicholas Christopher, formerly seen as George Washington in the Broadway production of Hamilton, returns to the Tony-winning production at the Richard Rodgers Theatre o…

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War Paint Stars Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Sign On for Steven Universe TV Movie Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, the two-time Tony-winning stars who shared the Broadway stage in 2017 in War Paint, are among a starry voice cast set to take part in the Cartoon Netwo…

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Watch Vanessa Carlton Sing 'It's Too Late' Ahead of Making Her Broadway Debut in Beautiful by

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton performs the Carole King hit 'It's Too Late' before she makes her Broadway debut in Beautiful.

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Benj Pasek, Michael Benjamin Washington, Antoinette Nwandu Join 2019-2020 Tony Awards Nominating Committee by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee has announced the nominating committee for the 2019-2020 Broadway season. New members include Tony-winning songwriter Benj Pasek (Dear Evan Hansen), …

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Odds & Ends: Pose Renewed for Third Season & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Pose Renewed for Third Season on FX Here's a reason to party. The fierce Golden Globe-nominated series Pose from TV hitmaker (a…

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See Vanessa Carlton Go Behind the Piano Before Making Her Broadway Debut as Carole King in Beautiful by Caitlin Moynihan

We would walk a thousand miles to see this performance! Singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton is gearing up to make her Broadway debut as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. The G…

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Shoshana Bean stops by HQ to chat about starring as Jenna in Waitress and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Charlie Pollock on Being a 'Giddy Schoolgirl' Joining Pretty Woman and Singing at Parent-Teacher Talent Shows by Caitlin Moynihan

Charlie Pollock is back on Broadway in Pretty Woman as misogynistic lawyer Phillip Stuckey, a role he took over from original cast member Jason Danieley. It's been five years since Polloc…

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Conor McPherson-Bob Dylan Musical Girl From the North Country Will Move to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The acclaimed musical Girl From the North Country is headed uptown. The new show written and directed by Tony-nominated playwright Conor McPherson and featuring the music of Bob Dylan, which…

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Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit to Receive New Film Adaptation with Judi Dench by Andy Lefkowitz

A fresh film version of Noël Coward's iconic farce Blithe Spirit has been newly announced by Variety. Filming is underway for the flick, which will feature Tony- and Oscar-winning actress …

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Gary Busey to Star as God in New Off-Broadway Musical Only Human by Andy Lefkowitz

Oscar-nominated actor Gary Busey will portray the Almighty this fall in the world premiere pop-rock musical Only Human. Previews will begin on October 8 ahead of an October 21 opening night …

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Aladdin Standout Michael James Scott Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael James Scott, the showstopping actor currently appearing on Broadway as Genie in Aladdin, has signed on to lead's new vlog—"Live from the Lamp"—starting on June 25. T…

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Get a Glimpse at Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler & the Cast of the West Side Story Movie in Action by Lindsey Sullivan

Something's coming, something good! We knew filming of Tony Kushner and Steven Spielberg's upcoming West Side Story film remake would start this summer. The eagerly anticipated film, starrin…

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Pretty Woman Alum Tommy Bracco Will Compete on Season 21 of CBS' Big Brother by Andy Lefkowitz

Tommy Bracco, the Broadway alum most recently seen as Giulio in Pretty Woman: The Musical, will take to the small screen as part of the 21st season of the CBS reality series Big Brother. The…

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Hillary and Clinton, Starring Laurie Metcalf & John Lithgow, Moves Up Broadway Closing Date by Andy Lefkowitz

Lucas Hnath's new play Hillary and Clinton will conclude its Broadway run earlier than expected. Originally scheduled to play a limited engagement through July 21, the play will now close on…

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This Week's #LiveAtFive Guests Include Waitress Star Shoshana Bean, Beetlejuice's Leslie Kritzer & More by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Debra Messing Will Return to Broadway in Noah Haidle's New Play Birthday Candles by Andy Lefkowitz

Debra Messing is headed back to the Great White Way. The beloved stage-and-screen star will headline Noah Haidle's Broadway-debut play Birthday Candles next spring at the American Airline…

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Time to Dance! Broadway's The Prom Will Launch a National Tour in 2021 by Ryan Gilbert

Make people see how the world could one day be! The popular Broadway musical The Prom, named’s 2018 Show of the Year and winner of the 2019 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Mu…

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Annette Bening, Kenny Leon & More Join Actors Fund's Board of Trustees by

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization with a mission of fostering stability and resiliency and providing a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals …

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London On Your Feet! Star Christie Prades on Meeting Gloria Estefan, Making Her West End Debut & More by Matt Wolf

Cuban-American performer Christie Prades is headlining the London premiere of On Your Feet!, the Broadway musical about Gloria Estefan opening June 27 at the London Coliseum, following a sho…

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Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Productions Reap the Benefits of Their New High-Profile Status by

The week following the 73rd annual Tony Awards saw box office jumps for a number of shows newly named Tony Award winners. Productions that saw increases include Tony-winning musical Hadestow…

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Odds & Ends: The Secret Life of Bees Musical Extends Off-Broadway & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. The Secret Life of Bees Musical Extends Off-Broadway The acclaimed new musical adaptation of Sue Monk Kidd's i…

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Charlie Pollock stops by HQ to chat about Pretty Woman and more with Beth Stevens.

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Broadway Bares: Take Off Raises Record-Breaking $2,006,192 for BC/EFA by

A spectacular romp around the world with 192 of NYC's best dancers and two standing-room-only audiences led to a sensational evening of record-breaking modern-day burlesque at Broadway Bares…

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Mel Brooks Begins Two-Night Comedy Engagement on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Mel Brooks, award-winning comedy legend of stage and screen, returns to the Great White Way on June 17 as part of the In Residence on Broadway series. The new show, titled Mel Brooks on B…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Learn About Broadway's Sea Wall/A Life, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge by

After a sold-out run at The Public, stage and screen star Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge bring this thrilling night of storytelling to the Great White Way.

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Ain't Too Proud's James Harkness on Becoming a Lord, His 'Stupid Talented' Cast & More by Caitlin Moynihan

The cast of Ain't Too Proud (Photo: Matthew Murphy)James Harkness is fresh off of performing at The 73rd Annual Tony Awards with his Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations c…

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Watch Starr Busby & the Cast of Dave Malloy's Octet Perform the Moving Number 'Glow' by

Watch a performance from the off-Broadway cast of Octet, Dave Malloy's new musical that explores the addiction to 21st century technology.

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