Sunday, March 29, 2020

Elaine Paige Celebrates Hollywood Movie Musicals on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige presents the first of two special shows…

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Ashley Park-Led Thoroughly Modern Millie Canceled at City Center Encores! by Andy Lefkowitz

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, New York City Center has announced the cancellation to its spring Encores! staging of Thoroughly Modern Millie. Tony nominee Ashley Park was slated to headline…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Jennifer Nettles Sings 'Tomorrow' from Annie & Offers Hope in COVID-19 Crisis: 'We Will Get Through This' by Andy Lefkowitz

Jennifer Nettles might be most known as a country music superstar, but the powerhouse singer is a Broadway enthusiast with a big heart. Nettles, a former Broadway.com vlogger who played a 20…

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Odds & Ends: Linda Lavin Is Performing Live Online to Celebrate Her New Album & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Linda Lavin Is Performing Live Online to Celebrate Her New Album Tony-winning stage-and-screen legend Linda Lavin isn't sl…

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QuaranToons: Catherine of Aragon of Six Is Keeping Cool and Not Losing Her Head by Diep Tran

Broadway.com illustrator Tug Rice has been thinking up what our favorite Broadway characters are doing while theaters are closed and they're at home social distancing. In this installment…

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How Aladdin Star Michael James Scott Keeps It Light and Positive These Days by Diep Tran

Just because Michael James Scott is stuck inside does not mean he doesn’t dress up for virtual company. For his #LiveAtFive: Home Edition interview, the actor and former Broadway.com vlogg…

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West End Waitress Ends Run Ahead of Schedule Due to COVID-19 by Andy Lefkowitz

The London transfer of Waitress has closed up shop earlier than planned. Originally announced to exit the Adelphi Theatre on July 4, the musical played its final performance on March 15, jus…

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Five Companies of Come From Away Sing 'Welcome to the Rock' in a Moving Tribute to World Theatre Day by Andy Lefkowitz

Today is World Theatre Day, and while most castmates are temporarily apart due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the heartwarming Tony-nominated musical Come From Away is promoting a message of ce…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Michael James Scott of Aladdin by Broadway.com

Aladdin star Michael James Scott joins Paul Wontorek to check in from home.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Do You Wanna Have Fun? Watch Madonna Sing 'Big Spender' from Sweet Charity by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway shows might be temporarily closed, but that isn't stopping everyone from fans to superstar performers from singing show tunes. Madonna, the powerhouse music legend who dabbled in mu…

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Feeling Anxious? You Should Be Streaming SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical by Diep Tran

Are you at home and missing Broadway? Are you feeling worried about the future? Now is the perfect time to watch SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical, which is currently available …

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Mark Blum, Fixture of Off-Broadway & Loved Character Actor, Dies at 69 by Michael Appler

Mark Blum, an esteemed character actor and staple of the off-Broadway scene, has died at age 69. According to SAG-AFTRA, Blum passed away due to complications from coronavirus, a viral pand…

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Let Your Fantasies Unwind: Ben Crawford Says the Phantom of the Opera Is the 'Lady Gaga' of His Time by Michael Appler

Ben Crawford, The Phantom of the Opera’s current leading man—and former Broadway.com vlogger—is starting to go a little stir-crazy. “I made a boat out of some cardboard boxes, and I …

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Exclusive! Colton Ryan, Lilli Cooper & More Sing a New Bop from Drew Gasparini's Upcoming Album by Andy Lefkowitz

Drew Gasparini might be at work on the upcoming Karate Kid musical, but that's not stopping the busy songwriter from releasing his new album We Aren't Kids Anymore. In advance of its debut, …

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Ben Crawford of The Phantom of the Opera by Broadway.com

The Phantom of the Opera star Ben Crawford checks in with Paul Wontorek from his NYC apartment! 

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Didn't See James Corden's Tony-Winning Turn in One Man, Two Guvnors? Now's Your Chance to Watch It from Home by Andy Lefkowitz

Before rising to worldwide fame as host of The Late Late Show, James Corden took home a 2012 Tony Award for his comedic tour de force in Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors. Now, a filmed …

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Sing Street Star Zara Devlin Lifts Us Up with an Inspiring Performance of a Dusty Springfield Classic by Andy Lefkowitz

Today would have marked the first preview performance of Sing Street, a new Broadway musical based on the 2016 cult film. While the shutdown caused by COVID-19 has delayed the show's start, …

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Olivier Awards TV Special to Replace Spring Ceremony; Winners Will Be Announced in the Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

While this spring's Olivier Awards ceremony was recently canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the best of London theater will still be toasted next month. ITV will broadcast a celebratory …

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Will Arbery, Playwright of Heroes of the Fourth Turning, Wins 2020 Whiting Award for Drama by Andy Lefkowitz

Will Arbery, an emerging playwright who earned attention off-Broadway this season with the play Heroes of the Fourth Turning, has been named winner of the 2020 Whiting Award for Drama. Arber…

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Hartford Stage Reveals First Season Under Obie-Winning Artistic Director Melia Bensussen by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage has announced an initial lineup of four offerings for its 2020-2021 season. The slate of productions were selected by Obie winner Melia Bensussen in her…

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QuaranToons: Company's Bobbie and Joanne Toast to that Invincible Bunch—Over FaceTime by Michael Appler

Broadway.com illustrator Tug Rice has been thinking up what our favorite Broadway characters are doing while theaters are closed and they're at home social distancing. For instance, what is …

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Olivier Awards TV Special Scheduled in Lieu of Spring Ceremony; Winners to Be Announced in the Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

While this spring's Olivier Awards ceremony was recently canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the best of London theater will still be toasted next month. ITV will broadcast a celebratory …

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Lots of Company! A Look at Broadway Pets at Home with Their Starry Owners by Michael Appler

Here’s a silver lining: Broadway pets might be the only adoring fans happy to see their owners self-isolating. Used to saying goodbye to their loving theater parents eight times a week, t…

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Broadway's Biggest Night Is Being Put on Hold: 2020 Tony Awards Postponed by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have jointly announced a postponement of the 74th Annual Tony Awards, originally scheduled for June 7 at Radio City Music Hall. The reason …

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70th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards Postponed by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of the news that this year's Tony Awards have been postponed due to the COVID-19 shutdown, the Outer Critics Circle Awards have followed suit. A new schedule for the 70th ann…

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Mean Girls' Reneé Rapp Says Regina George Wouldn't Be Taking COVID-19 Seriously, But You Should by Michael Appler

Reneé Rapp knows what Regina George is doing in quarantine. While the Mean Girls star has spent her time away from the stage traveling to Michigan—with her Broadway boyfriend, fellow Jim…

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Colin Donnell, Patti Murin & More Set for Seth Rudetsky's Online Stars in the House Performance Series by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented lineup of stars have signed on to appear in upcoming episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriiusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, p…

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Olivier Awards TV Special Scheduled in Lieu of Springtime Ceremony; Winners Will Be Announced in the Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

While this spring's Olivier Awards ceremony was recently canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the best of London theater will still be toasted next month. ITV will broadcast a celebratory …

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Reneé Rapp of Mean Girls by Broadway.com

Mean Girls star Reneé Rapp checks in with Paul Wontorek, plus a bonus visit from Jagged Little Pill's Antonio Cipriano.

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Laura Osnes to Host R&H; Online Concert Series; Jeremy Jordan Will Sing from Oklahoma! Live by Andy Lefkowitz

Oh, what a beautiful mornin'! Today, Tony-nominated stars Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan, who shared the Broadway stage in Bonnie and Clyde, will reunite to kick off R&H Goes Live!, a new…

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Roundabout Announces Schedule Changes for Caroline, or Change, Birthday Candles & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that four planned spring productions have been pushed back due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The company's Broadway revival of Caroline, or Ch…

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