Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Broadway Falsettos Revival Announces Plans for Cast Album by Robert Viagas

Ghostlight will record the musical revival, which is currently in previews.

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Druid, Martin McDonagh, and Caryl Churchill Tapped for BAM Season by Olivia Clement

The Brooklyn theatre has announced its 2017 winter/spring season.

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Paul Alexander Nolan Joining Broadway’s Chicago by Adam Hetrick

The Bright Star leading man will step into the long-running Kander and Ebb hit October 31.

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John Lithgow Tells LIVE with Kelly Why He Became an Actor by Ruthie Fierberg

As he prepares to take on Churchill, the two-time Tony winner reveals when he was bit by the bug.

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A Letter to the Child Actors of School of Rock—From Daisy Eagan by Daisy Eagan

The youngest female Tony Award winner penned a personal letter to the child actors she saw in School of Rock this summer. Read it here.

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Australian Idol Star Paulini Lands Lead in The Bodyguard by Olivia Clement

The singer is set to make her musical theatre debut in the Australian premiere next spring.

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Photos: The Harvest at LCT3 Celebrates Opening Night by Monica Simoes

The LCT3 production of Samuel D. Hunter’s newest work officially opened Off-Broadway October 24.

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Tickets On Sale for Screening of Allegiance, with George Takei and Lea Salonga by Robert Viagas

Fathom Events will present the one-night-only screening of the Broadway musical.

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Douglas Carter Bean’s New Musical Based on a Noël Coward Story Bows Today by Robert Viagas

Me and the Girls uses Coward’s own songs.

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Disney’s Moana Will Get World Premiere at AFI Fest by Robert Viagas

The animated film musical has songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Photos: New York Premiere of Vietgone Opening Night by Hannah Vine

Inspired by his own life, Qui Nguyen’s latest work debuts Off-Broadway at the Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Veteran British Theater Director Howard Davies Dies, Age 71 by Mark Shenton

The three-time Tony nominee directed the original RSC production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses that transferred to Broadway.

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Rapper Ice Cube and Hamilton Director Creating New Oliver Twist Musical by Robert Viagas

The movie musical is being assembled for Disney.

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Finian’s Rainbow Begins Off-Broadway Tonight by Olivia Clement

Following Irish Rep’s earlier concert revival, the musical returns as a mainstage production starring Melissa Errico.

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Vincent Rodriguez III’s 10 Most Memorable Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alan Cumming, and Nathan Lane are among the stage and screen star’s favorites.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Joe A. Callaway Award Winners Announced by Robert Viagas

Jack O’Brien co-hosted the October 24 ceremony honoring Off-Broadway directors and choreographers.

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder National Tour Recoups by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-winning musical launched its tour in September 2015.

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See the London Premiere of Side Show by Monica Simoes

Take a first look at Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt-Pulford star in the London premiere of Side Show.

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From Rent to Disaster! See Some of Adam Pascal’s Career Highlights by Hannah Vine

To celebrate Adam Pascal on his birthday, take a look back through some of his past shows and performances.

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16 Years Before Hamilton, The Q Brothers Were Bringing Hip Hop to the Stage by Olivia Clement

Othello: The Remix, an 80-minute hip hop spin on the Bard’s tragic tale, kicks off its New York premiere.

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth Preview Her Broadway Concert Series by Mark Ezovski

My Love Letter to Broadway will feature musical theatre and American Songbook favorites.

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Feinstein’s/54 Below Will Have Election Night Watch Party by Michael Gioia

The NY venue will offer a prix-fixe dinner, including special election-themed cocktails, contests and prizes.

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Anika Larsen Talks Why She’s Not on Social Media by Michael Gioia

On The Set List podcast the Beautiful actor also shares how work life has changed after having a baby.

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See Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford in Sunday in the Park by Hannah Vine

The star-studded production continues through October 26 at City Center.

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Alice Ripley Will Launch New Music Series at The Players by Andrew Gans

Christine Ebersole is also scheduled to be part of the Friday night series at the famed New York club.

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Smithsonian Reaches $300K Goal to Rehab Ruby Slippers from Wizard of Oz by Robert Viagas

See what they have added as their “stretch goal.”

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Photos: Laura Benanti, Sarah Ruhl, Kathleen Chalfant, and More at the Samuel French Awards by Monica Simoes

The Samuel French Awards were held on October 24 at The W Hotel, in New York City.

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First Look at David Perlman and Stefanie Brown in A Dog Story by Monica Simoes

Take a first look at A Dog Story, a new musical with music and lyrics by Gayla D. Morgan and a book by Eric H. Weinberger.

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A History of Great Ladies in Sunset Boulevard by Andrew Gans

What was it like when a parade of divas played one of the greatest stars of all?

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Laura Osnes and Will Swenson Will Take on Lost Frank Loesser Musicals by Olivia Clement

Blueprint Specials is being staged at the Public Theater as part of the Under the Radar Festival.

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