Thursday, May 5, 2016

Finding Neverland Will Fly Away; Musical Sets Summer Closing Date on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Our worlds have been turned upside down! The Audience Choice Award-winning new musical Finding Neverland will shutter on the Great White Way on August 21. At time of closing, th…

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The Humans & Shuffle Along Win New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Hot on the heels of their Tony nominations, there was more good news for Broadway's The Humans and Shuffle Along on May 5. The New York Drama Critics' Circle named the former best pl…

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The Show: Tony Nods & Snubs! Rotten! & Disaster! News! Rockin' Out with Jack Black! by

On this week's episode, we reveal the winners of the Audience Choice Awards, talk Tonys and shout out to the one and only Audra McDonald.

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John Patrick Shanley, Jose Rivera & More Complete Vassar's 2016 Powerhouse Theater Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony, Oscar and Pulitzer Prize-winning scribe John Patrick Shanley will join Vassar and New York Stage and Film’s 2016 Powerhouse Season of new works with his latest comedy The Portugu…

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Oscar Winner Anne Hathaway to Reprise Grounded Performance on the Big Screen by Ryan McPhee

Anne Hathaway is bringing her latest stage role to the big screen. The Oscar winner will reprise her performance in George Brant’s Grounded in a film adaptation, according to Variety. …

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Fun Home’s Rebecca Luker on Her Unexpected Broadway Return, Living with Tevye & Never Playing ‘Mean or Weird' by

Rebecca Luker on returning to Broadway in Fun Home, getting her start on Broadway in The Phantom of the Opera and what it's like living with Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof.

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She Loves Me's Benjamin Eakeley stops by HQ to chat about his solo concert Broadway Swinger.

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Killing Time: Backstage at American Psycho with Jennifer Damiano, Episode 7: Being Benjamin Walker by

Jennifer Damiano chats with American Psycho's leading man Benjamin Walker and his adorable dog Arnie.

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Euan Morton & More Set for New York Spectacular, Featuring the Radio City Rockettes by

Principal casting is now set for Radio City Music Hall’s New York Spectacular, featuring the Radio City Rockettes. Tony nominee Euan Morton will lead the show, which will be penned by …

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Vegas to Get Magic Mike Before Broadway, Jessica Lange to Lead Ryan Murphy's Feud & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Vegas to Get Magic Mike Before Broadway We're not entirely sure what this project means for the Broadway-aimed Magic Mi…

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Hamilton Dominates 2016 Audience Choice Awards; Spring Awakening, Lupita Nyong’o Also Win Big by

Every year since 2000, has asked our readers to pick their favorites of the season in our yearly Audience Choice Awards. On the heels of receiving a history making …

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Watch She Loves Me's Jane Krakowski Manage Early Morning Splits Along With Gavin Creel by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Well, this is one way to wake up. She Loves Me picked up eight Tony nominations this week including Best Revival and Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for Jane Krakowski. The stage and sc…

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The Man Is Non-Stop! Hamilton Director Thomas Kail on the Tuner's Whopping 16 Tony Nods by Lindsey Sullivan

History (and anyone who can manage to get a ticket) has its eyes on the Thomas Kail-helmed hit Hamilton, which garnered 16 Tony nominations on May 3. One went to creator and title star Lin-M…

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 #LiveatFive with Michael Longoria by

Michael Longoria stops by HQ to chat about his new album Broadway Brick by Brick.

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Odds & Ends: Aaron Tveit Will Play Ball on the Big Screen, Daisy Ridley Lands Ophelia & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Aaron Tveit Gets Larger Than Ever That got your attention, didn’t it? Undrafted, the Aaron Tveit-led dramedy about a …

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Just You Wait! Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Lange & More 2016 Tony Nominees Meet the Press by

The big May 3 reveal of the 2016 Tony nominees has sparked delightful debate and banter for theater fans—and a lightening-fast roundup of meet and greets, press events and photo ops fo…

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Tony Awards Poll Top Three: Tuck Everlasting May Not Have Been Recognized, But Time Moves On (and On) by

The 2016 Tony Award nominations were announced on May 3, and while we’re thrilled for all the nominees, we wish the world was wide enough for all of our favorites to be recognized. We …

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Bottoms Up! Rob McClure Will Join Broadway's Something Rotten! by Ryan McPhee

Rob McClure has a rotten project up his sleeves! The Broadway favorite will join the cast of Something Rotten!, taking over for fellow Tony nominee Brian d’Arcy James as Nick Bott…

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Star Wars Standout John Boyega & More Join Old Vic's Upcoming Season by Ryan McPhee

Here's one way to celebrate May the Fourth! John Boyega will take the stage as part of the Old Vic’s 2016-2017 season. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens favorite will headline a new…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Oh, What a Night! Michael Lomenda Returns to Jersey Boys by Lindsey Sullivan

The big man is back in town! Jersey Boys vet Michael Lomenda will step in for Matt Bogart as Nick Massi in Jersey Boys from May 3 through September 4. Bogart is on leave from the long-runnin…

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They're in the Band! See Danielle Brooks, Billy Porter & More Broadway Faves at School of Rock's Actors Fund Performance by Lindsey Sullivan

The Actors Fund truly rocks! Click through our gallery to see which Broadway faves attended School of Rock's performance to benefit the nonprofit on May 2.

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Fiddler on the Roof's Adam Dannheisser drops by HQ to chat with Paul Wontorek.

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SOS: Jack Plotnick & Seth Rudetsky's Disaster! Sets Early Closing Date on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Red alert! After a lack of Tony love, Disaster!, starring Roger Bart (and currently Will Swenson), Kerry Butler, Adam Pascal and more, is set to shutter on May 8 at the Nederlander Theatre; …

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Aaron Tveit, Alice Ripley & More Honor Gravity-Defying Producer David Stone at Second Stage Gala by Lindsey Sullivan

If/Then, Wicked and Next to Normal are just a few of David Stone's acclaimed productions. For over 12 years, the producer has supported and collaborated with Second Stage, where Next to …

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Five Wicked Cool 2016 Tony Nominations Facts by Beth Stevens

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, it's awards season. You can call it HamilTony time if you must, and though mega-hit Hamilton nabbed a record-breaking number of nods, t…

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Odds & Ends: GOT's Alfie Allen Set for Jesse Eisenberg's The Spoils, A Better Place Pushes Back Start Date & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. GOT's Alfie Allen Set for Jesse Eisenberg's The Spoils This is some lineup! Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), Katie Br…

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#Blessed! Nominated Stars & Supporters Tweet Their Feelings After the 2016 Tony Award Nominations by

Tony Tuesday is upon us, and several Broadway favorites are rightfully very, very happy. Once Andrew Rannells and Nikki M. James announced the nominations for the 2016 Tony Awards, the stars…

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Watch Tony Nominee Cynthia Erivo & the Cast of The Color Purple Perform the Title Number Fresh Off Four Tony Nods by Lindsey Sullivan

Today's already been too beautiful words for the resplendent cast of The Color Purple. The John Doyle-helmed revival received a total of four Tony nominations on May 3, including Best Re…

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Nikki M. James & Andrew Rannells Are All Smiles Revealing the Nominees for the 70th Annual Tony Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

History happened in Manhattan on May 3! Tony winner Nikki M. James and stage and screen fave Andrew Rannells (who co-starred together in the Tony-winning tuner The Book of Mormon) woke up br…

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The Secret Garden Will Return to London's West End by

The Secret Garden, based on the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, with script and lyrics by Marsha Norman and music by Lucy Simon, is returning to the West End for a summer season. Dire…

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Hamilton Breaks the Record With 16 Tony Nominations; Shuffle Along, She Loves Me Also on Top by

Satisfied?! Hamilton broke the previous record held by The Producers and Billy Elliot by one, picking up 16 Tony nominations for the 70th annual Tony Awards on May 3. Announced by Andrew Ran…

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