Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Inheritance is a funny, tender marathon drama: Review by Leah Greenblatt

Seven hours: It’s a runtime so outrageous, so almost unthinkably decadent, only Angels and boy wizards have dared to go there on Broadway before. It’s also approximately how long it take…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

In Broadway's For The Girls, Kristin Chenoweth is center stage — but she lets everyone shine: Review by Jessica Derschowitz

“I’m doing this as a master class,” Kristin Chenoweth declares during For The Girls, her new and all-too-brief run of Broadway concerts currently playing at the Nederlander Theatre. Sh…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Gotham star Ben McKenzie to make his Broadway debut in Grand Horizons by Nick Romano

Ben McKenzie is moving from the fictional Gotham City to the real Gotham City. The actor behind Jim Gordon in Fox’s Batman prequel series Gotham is poised to make his Broadway debut in the…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Marie Osmond says she 'chipped off a piece' of her kneecap in second onstage fall by Ashley Boucher

Marie Osmond fell last week for the second time while performing in Las Vegas — but she’s proving that the show must go on! Marie, 60, revealed on The Talk on Monday that she “chipped …

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Tootsie to close on Broadway in January by Maureen Lee Lenker

It’s time for Santino Fontana to hang up his heels. On Monday, producers announced a closing date for Broadway’s Tootsie, the musical based on the 1982 film of the same name. The produ…

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Everything you need to know Disney+ series Encore! from co-creator Kristen Bell by Lynette Rice

Kristen Bell is making it possible for adults to re-do high school — at least a really important part of it. For Encore! — an original docuseries that’ll debut November 12 on Disney+ …

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Broadway and Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp is engaged to boyfriend Ken Ithiphol by Eric Todisco

Anthony Rapp put a ring on it! On Saturday, the Broadway and Star Trek: Discovery star announced his engagement to longtime boyfriend Ken Ithipholon on social media. “So something happen…

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Laurel Griggs, young Broadway star of Once, dies at 13 by Eric Todisco

The cause of 13-year-old Broadway actress Laurel Griggs’ death has been revealed. Griggs’ family told The Post that she died on Nov. 5 in New York City, according to Page Six. The teena…

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Tina Turner surprises crowd at opening night of Broadway's Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Dave Quinn

Tina Turner had the crowd Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on their feet Thursday night, in more ways than one. The music icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, 79, stopped by opening night…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

A hectic, music-packed Tina - The Tina Turner Musical brings electricity to Broadway, not subtlety by Leah Greenblatt

“Can’t we slow down the groove just a little bit,” a young, gasping Tina Turner (Adrienne Warren) begs her hard-driving soon-to-be-husband early on in Tina – The Tina Tuner Musical. …

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Armie Hammer returning to Broadway for Tracy Letts production The Minutes by Nick Romano

Armie Hammer is counting down the minutes to his next Broadway role. The actor behind Call Me By Your Name and Wounds has set his return trip to the stage for next year’s production of The…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Original Ariel actress Jodi Benson kicks off ABC's The Little Mermaid Live by Sydney Bucksbaum

ABC celebrated 30 years of The Little Mermaid by bringing the iconic Disney film to life on TV with The Little Mermaid Live! on Tuesday, and who better to kick things off than the original A…

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How to watch The Little Mermaid Live! by Sydney Bucksbaum

The Little Mermaid turns 30 this month, and what better way to celebrate three decades of one of the most iconic Disney movies than with a live musical event honoring the original film? ABC…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Watch the cast of Broadway's Jagged Little Pill perform 'You Learn' in new video by Maureen Lee Lenker

Trying to swallow something like a jagged little pill? Wash it down with this exclusive video of the cast of Broadway’s Jagged Little Pill performing “You Learn” through the course of…

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Why Graham Phillips' Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid Live! is more swoon-worthy than ever by Sydney Bucksbaum

When it comes to Disney princes, The Little Mermaid‘s Prince Eric is as close to perfection as it gets. He’s gorgeous. He’s kind. He loves dogs. What more could you possibly want in an…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Mean Girls musical drops 'Sexy' Halloween performance online for (what else?) Halloween by Nick Romano

She’s a mouse. Duh. To mark Halloween, the best holiday in the Mean Girls universe next to Christmas, the folks behind Broadway’s Mean Girls musical released a full video of the producti…

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Katharine McPhee is returning to Waitress on Broadway for its final run of shows by Marcus Jones

Waitress on Broadway has found its final Jenna. Actress Katharine McPhee will be returning to the role of the small town pie-maker, with marital troubles on her mind, after making her Broadw…

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Tom Hiddleston and Charlie Cox swap Marvel roles for Halloween outing by Nick Romano

Two Marvel stars are already getting into the What If…? spirit. For a Halloween outing to promote their Broadway run of Betrayal, stars Tom Hiddleston and Charlie Cox traded Marvel roles t…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Watch all 4 current Evan Hansens come together for stirring new rendition of 'For Forever' by Maureen Lee Lenker

All we see is Evan Hansens for forever. In an unprecedented move, the producers of Dear Evan Hansen have brought together all four of the world’s current Evan Hansens to mark the opening…

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Bernard Slade, creator of The Partridge Family, dies at 89 by Maureen Lee Lenker

Bernard Slade, the creator of The Partridge Family, has died. He was 89. Slade died on Wednesday from complications of Lewy body dementia, according to The Hollywood Reporter. A seasoned …

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Friday, October 25, 2019

6 Disney Broadway legends unite for an epic rendition of 'Let It Go' by Nick Romano

Just as Frozen 2 is about to replace “Let It Go” with “Into the Unknown,” these original Disney Broadway stars got the jingle stuck in our heads again. On Friday’s The View, host W…

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Whoopi Goldberg gets back in the habit for revamped Sister Act musical in London by Nick Romano

Holy Mother Superior! The original Deloris Van Cartier has returned. Whoopi Goldberg, who starred as the character in the two Sister Act movies, is coming back to the role in a new productio…

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Darren Criss to return to Broadway in revival of American Buffalo by Maureen Lee Lenker

From teenage dream to pursuing a cut of the American Dream… Darren Criss is poised to return to Broadway next spring in a revival of David Mamet’s American Buffalo, a tale of three sma…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

The Who's Tommy will return to Broadway in 2021 by Maureen Lee Lenker

The Who’s Tommy is once again inviting audiences to see it and feel it on Broadway. On Monday, producers announced plans for a revival of the iconic rock musical aimed at hitting Broadway …

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Kristin Chenoweth and Cheyenne Jackson have a Descendants family reunion with Dove Cameron by Maureen Lee Lenker

Dove Cameron had one wicked family reunion with her onscreen parents Cheyenne Jackson and Kristin Chenoweth this weekend. In an Instagram photo shared Sunday, Jackson — who portrayed Hades…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Must List: a classic musical, a 'genius' TV show, and a plea to the universe by Lin-Manuel Miranda

For EW’s inaugural My Must List — in which an artist we love shares some of the things they love — we asked Lin-Manuel Miranda for some recommendations.  Cabaret It’s a master class…

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Listen to & Juliet turn Britney Spears' 'Baby One More Time' into a haunting call to arms by Sydney Bucksbaum

The West End is getting a big dose of pop thanks to & Juliet. The new musical features the works of legendary pop songwriter Max Martin, and we’ve got a sneak peek at how the London sh…

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Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller trade Broadway for Nashville in Lifetime's Patsy & Loretta by Sarah Rodman

Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller were well aware that they had a formidable task ahead of them when they signed on to play Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, respectively, in the new Lifetime mov…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Tina star Adrienne Warren on learning from Tina Turner and playing her on Broadway by Sarah Rodman

When she finally sat down with Tina Turner, the larger-than-life rock goddess she plays in the just opened Broadway musical, Adrienne Warren was taken aback by how much they had in common. …

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The Lightning Thief musical is mythic fun that lacks range by Christian Holub

It’s a funny coincidence of fate that The Lightning Thief musical is currently playing on Broadway (at the Longacre Theatre for a limited 16-week engagement) across the street from where H…

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The SpongeBob Musical Live on Stage! to debut on Nickelodeon in December by Ruth Kinane

Get ready to travel to the stage version of Bikini Bottom from the comfort of your own couch. It was announced on Thursday that members of the original cast of the popular Broadway show Spon…

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