Monday, May 30, 2016

We Celebrate the Something Wonderful Marin Mazzie & Daniel Dae Kim in Broadway's The King and I by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim are currently whistling a happy tune in the Tony-winning revival of The King and I. To celebrate the pair's arrival in Rodgers and Hammerstein's class…

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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Hamilton Tony Nominee Leslie Odom Jr. Dishes on a Star-Studded Audience Duel & His Worst Audition by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton is such a smash hit that late night king Jimmy Fallon recently told 2016 Tony nominee Leslie Odom Jr. that he wishes he could see himself in the production. The Audienc…

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The Almighty Arrives Back on Broadway! Sean Hayes Starts Previews in An Act of God by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Almighty has returned to Broadway, this time as Sean Hayes. The Tony nominee, along with David Josefsberg and James Gleason as Archangels Michael and Gabriel, respectively, will begin pe…

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Aaron Burr, Sir: Backstage at Hamilton with Leslie Odom Jr., Episode 2: Suit Up! by

Leslie Odom Jr. never goes out of style! In this week's episode, the Hamilton star takes us inside the fittings for Broadway's biggest night, the Tony performance rehearsal room, the…

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Odds & Ends: Harry Potter & the Cursed Child Will Make Us Cry & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Cursed Child Will Make Us Cry Muggles, you will need tissues when you go see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London…

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Waitress Tony Nominee Christopher Fitzgerald on the Munchkins, Showmen, Spitters & More That Make Up His Resume by

Tony Award nominee Christopher Fitzgerald reviews his extensive theater, TV and film resume with

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Jake Gyllenhaal Is Moving On to City Center, Leona Lewis Is Moving Up to the Heaviside Layer & More Lessons of the Week by Ryan McPhee

It’s Friday—and a holiday weekend—so what are you going to do to celebrate? You could start by revisiting some early, wacky and just a touch awkward moments fr…

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Photos! Broadway and Off-Broadway's Brightest Attend 2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

She Loves Me, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Bright Star and Dear Evan Hansen were among the big winners at this year's Outer Critics Circle Awards, which honor both Broadway and o…

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Gary Barlow & Tim Firth's The Girls to Land in the West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Take That, West End! Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s The Girls will bow in London. According to the Daily Mail, the new musical is set to begin performances in February 2017 at the Phoenix…

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The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Whoopee! Get a First Look at Jaime Camil Going Full Out as Billy Flynn in Broadway's Chicago by Lindsey Sullivan

Ladies and gentleman, presenting the silver-tongued prince of the courtroom, the one, the only Billy Flynn! Jane the Virgin star Jaime Camil has suited up to begin his stint as Chicago's…

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Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer & More Set for Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Time for a heatwave! Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer and more have been tapped for the previously reported Broadway production of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical. Directed by Gordon…

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Becky Mode's Fully Committed, Starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Extends on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Fully Committed is cooking up a storm on Broadway! Becky Mode's one-man comedy, headlined by Modern Family and Broadway fave Jesse Tyler Ferguson as more than 40 characters, will extend …

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Get a Preview of the Poses Blackbird Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Won't Be Serving Up on the Red Carpet by Lindsey Sullivan

To call the work Tony nominees Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams are doing in Blackbird intense would be an understatement. "It's a brutal 90 minutes," Daniels told late night…

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Broadway Kills American Psycho: New Musical Led by Benjamin Walker Sets Closing Date by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Despite a catchy score and acclaimed engagements in London, American Psycho received little Tony love this year and is set to shutter on Broadway on June 5 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. …

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London Sideways Star Simon Harrison on California Dreaming & Rewarding Himself with a Glass of Pinot Noir by Matt Wolf

Simon Harrison has a wealth of classical credits to his name but is putting his Shakespeare pedigree to one side to co-star alongside Daniel Weyman in the U.K. stage premiere of Sideways at …

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The Robber Bridegroom's Leslie Kritzer drops by HQ to chat with Paul Wontorek.

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On the Red Carpet for the Opening Night of Cirque du Soleil's Dazzling Paramour by meets the actors, singers, dancers, acrobats and more at opening night of Cirque du Soleil's Paramour on Broadway.

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Raking in the Chips: Charlotte d'Amboise Will Return to Chicago on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Isn't it grand? Two-time Tony nominee Charlotte d'Amboise will return to Broadway's Chicago on June 6, stepping in for Dylis Croman as Roxie Hart. The Tony-winning revival is pla…

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls! Feast Your Eyes on Paramour’s Dazzling Broadway Opening by Lindsey Sullivan

Cirque du Soleil has officially hit the Great White Way! The high-flying musical Paramour kicked off the Main Stem's 2016-2017 season with its sparkly Broadway opening on May 25. Step ri…

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Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Take the Lead in Broadway's Something Rotten! by Ryan McPhee

Look who Broadway’s welcoming to the Renaissance! Great White Way alums Josh Grisetti and Leslie Kritzer will join the cast of Something Rotten! as Nigel Bottom and Bea, respectively, …

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Odds & Ends: Ralph Fiennes' Richard III to be Broadcast Live, Hang Out After Hours With Andrew Rannells & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Ralph Fiennes' Richard III to be Broadcast Live There’s no need for discontent if you couldn't get to London&…

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#TBT! Go Way Back When with Vintage Videos of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Laura Benanti, Jonathan Groff & More by Lindsey Sullivan

As you've likely gathered from our Tony Beat docu-series, Tony-centric Culturalist Challenges and extra-starry photo galleries, Broadway's biggest night is getting closer! From the p…

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Jane the Virgin's Jaime Camil Gets Ready for His Bow in Broadway's Chicago by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, Jane the Virgin star Jaime Camil will rock a tux in Chicago as Billy Flynn beginning on May 31.! This is not his first stint on the Main Stem. One of the most well-kn…

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Find Out Why Bright Star's Hannah Elless Thinks John Cusack, Mark Rylance & Boiled Peanuts Are the Best by

Age: 29 Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI Current Role: Bright Star's Margo Crawford, who works in a bookstore and falls for Billy Cane, played by A.J. Shively. Stage & Screen Cred: Elless m…

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Ali Ewoldt & Jordan Donica Will Join The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Two new faces are about to step into the lair. Broadway alum Ali Ewoldt and newcomer Jordan Donica will join the cast of The Phantom of the Opera. Beginning June 13, they will assume the rol…

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Cate Blanchett, Audra McDonald & More Will Present at 2016 Tony Awards by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Broadway-bound Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, along with six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald and more have been tapped to present at the 2016 Tony Awards. Broadway’s biggest night wi…

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The Glamour Cat Arrives! Leona Lewis Will Play Grizabella in Cats on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

If you touch her, you’ll understand what happiness is, but please keep your hands (and paws) to yourself. The rumors were true and Leona Lewis will take on the role of glamour cat Griz…

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Paul O’Grady & More Set to Star in London's Cinderella; Will Britney Spears Headline? by Imogen Lloyd Webber

No confirmation yet on whether the rumors are true and Britney Spears will be donning the glass slipper, but we have initial casting for the upcoming West End production of Cinderella. The 3…

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Watch Tony Host James Corden Put on The Lion King Crosswalk Performance You Didn't Know You Needed by Lindsey Sullivan

2016 Tony host James Corden may not rule Pride Rock just yet—but the crosswalk of Beverly Boulevard is another story. The Late Late Show host (and number one Phan) has been hailed for …

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 #LiveatFive with Hamilton's Rory O'Malley by

Hamilton's Rory O'Malley drops by HQ to chat with Paul Wontorek.

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