Friday, July 10, 2015

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Break out your heels and your wig! Hedwig and the Angry Inch’s next star is… Taye Diggs! Taye Diggs will officially step into the heels on July 22, making him the sixth Hedwig in the run…

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STAGELIGHT’S NYMF PICKS by Newsdesk

It’s July which means NYMF is back!  This is easily one of our favorite events when it comes to theatre.  So we put together our list of shows that we want to see!   ACAPPELLA …

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Monday, July 6, 2015

THIS WEEK’s TOP 10 by Newsdesk

Which movie star sang his heart out in Little Shop? Which strip-tastic film is getting a stage adaptation? And what is Carol Burnett up to next? Find out all this and more in Stagelight’s …

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“KINKY BOOTS” GOES DIGITAL LOTTERY by Newsdesk

“KINKY BOOTS” LOTTERY GOES DIGITAL!   NEW ONLINE TICKET DRAWING TO BEGIN MONDAY, JULY 13 New York, NY (July 6, 2015) – Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that …

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Friday, June 26, 2015

“IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU” CELEBRATES EQUALITY by Newsdesk

CELEBRATE LOVE AND EQUALITY FOR ALL AT  “ IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU ”  WITH BUY ONE GET ONE FREE SPOUSE TICKETS IN HONOR OF THE SUPREME COURT’S HISTORIC DECISION    New York, NY (June 26…

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Monday, June 22, 2015

“ BEAUTIFUL” TO PERFORM IN CENTRAL PARK by Newsdesk

IN 1973, CAROLE KING PERFORMED A FREE CONCERT IN CENTRAL PARK FOR 100,000 FANS.  BE THERE AS “BEAUTIFUL” RECAPTURES THE MAGIC OF THAT HISTORIC NIGHT. “BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROL KING MUSICA…

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

ELLEN GREENE RETURNS IN “LITTLE SHOP” by Newsdesk

There are very few performers who are known for playing a very specific role. Carol Channing is known for her “Dolly”. Andrea McArdle is known for her “Annie”. And El…

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“HAND TO GOD” EXTENDS by Newsdesk

New York, NY (April 2, 2015) – Producer Kevin McCollum has announced that his Tony® Award-nominated new comedy Hand to God—which for the week ending June 7, 2015 saw its highest grosses…

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Friday, June 5, 2015

JUDY BLAZER JOINS “GENTLAMAN’S GUIDE” by Newsdesk

New York, NY (June 5, 2015) – It was announced today that Judy Blazer will join the cast of the Tony Award® winning Best Musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, in the role of …

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Top 10 Theater Stories You NEED to Know This Week by Newsdesk

Which Shakespearean comedy is coming to the big screen? Which famous presidential couple was spotted at An American In Paris? And which Broadway mega-star is back on the London stage? Find o…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

‘HAMILTON’ TAKES AN OBIE by Newsdesk

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 60TH ANNUAL OBIE AWARDS   New York, NY (May 18, 2015)—The American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice are thrilled to announce the winners of the 60th Annual OBIE A…

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

“THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME” by Newsdesk

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time on Broadway The Tony nominations for 2015 are out, and already one of this year’s top winners is The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Ni…

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DARREN CRISS IS HEDWIG by Newsdesk

Break out those high heels and throw on a new blonde wig.  Darren Criss is the next Hedwig to appear in the Broadway smash-hit Hedwig and the Angry Inch. “Gleeks” everywhere will be th…

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

81ST DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS NOMINEES by Newsdesk

THE DRAMA LEAGUE ANNOUNCES THE NOMINEES FOR THE 81ST DRAMA LEAGUE ANNUAL AWARDS  CEREMONY SET FOR FRIDAY, MAY 15th AT THE MARRIOTT MARQUIS TIMES SQUARE    New York, NY (April 21, 2015…

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Monday, April 13, 2015

“A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE” TO LAUNCH FIRST NATIONAL TOUR by Newsdesk

BROADWAY’S REIGNING TONY AWARD®-WINNING BEST MUSICAL “A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER” TO LAUNCH FIRST NATIONAL TOUR BEGINNING IN SEPTEMBER 2015 TOUR STOPS TO INCLUDE L…

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Monday, March 30, 2015

THIS WEEKS 10 THEATRE STORIES YOU NEED TO KNOW by Newsdesk

Which TV comedian will be hosting this year’s Emmys? What Seinfeld vet is returning to the Broadway stage? And which Broadway mega musical is finally coming to a close? Find out all this a…

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

“DOCTOR ZHIVAGO” BEGINS PREVIEWS FRIDAY by Newsdesk

PREVIEWS BEGIN FRIDAY, MARCH 27 AT THE BROADWAY THEATRE Opening Night Tuesday, April 21, 2015 (New York, NY) Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, the highly anticipated new Br…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

“THE FANTASTICKS” ANNOUNCES CLOSING by Newsdesk

(New York, NY) – Producers of Off-Broadway’s THE FANTASTICKS have announced that the long running musical will close on Sunday, May 3rd – the 55th anniversary of the opening of the…

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Monday, March 16, 2015

THIS WEEKS 10 THEATRE STORIES YOU NEED TO KNOW by Newsdesk

What Tom Hank movie is finally being transformed into a stage musical? Which Grey’s Anatomy star is returning to the Great White Way? And where can you see the brand new Frozen song? Find …

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Saturday, March 14, 2015

REGIONAL ROUNDUP: FOLLIES IN PHEONIX, ARIZONA by Newsdesk

Big budget musicals are certainly not limited to the Broadway stage, or even to New York City. And right now, Phoenix has one of the biggest and the brightest shows around – one that is da…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

“BUZZER” BEGINS PREVIEWS AT PUBLIC THEATER by Newsdesk

THE PUBLIC THEATER BEGINS PREVIEWS FOR BUZZER TUESDAY, MARCH 24 By Tracey Scott Wilson Directed by Anne Kauffman March 9, 2015 – The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Execu…

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Monday, March 9, 2015

TOP 10 THEATRE STORIES YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK by Newsdesk

Which hit film is finally getting turned into a musical? Which action film star is coming to Broadway this fall? And what’s happening over at Hedwig?!? Find out all this and more in Stagel…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

“FISH IN THE DARK ” COMES TO BROADWAY by Newsdesk

Comedy, comedy, and more comedy. That’s the answer to the question, “What do you get when you cross funnyman Larry David with a big Broadway show?” And it’s also the reason that audi…

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Top 10 Theater Stories You NEED to Know This Week by Newsdesk

Which Tony winning star is leaving her Broadway show? What children’s cartoon is coming to the Great White Way? And what is Disney’s latest stage musical? Find out all this and more in S…

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The Heidi Chronicles on Broadway by Newsdesk

Boasting star power, killer performances, and a deeply moving and important script by Wendy Wasserstein, The Heidi Chronicles is Broadway’s latest arrival – and is not to be missed! The …

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

LAST CHANCE TO SEE “THE WOODS MAN” by Newsdesk

STRICTLY LIMITED ENGAGMENT WILL CONCLUDE ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22 “The spectacle is handmade, infused with breath and light.” – New York Times “Striking and mesmerizing!”…

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

“DISENCHANTED” TRANSFERS TO WESTSIDE THEATRE by Newsdesk

PREVIEW PERFORMANCES BEGIN THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015 WITH AN OPENING NIGHT OF TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015 (New York, NY) Producers Don Frantz (Beauty and the Beast) and Jonathan Pollard (I Love Yo…

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

LAST WEEK FOR EMMA STONE IN “CABARET” by Newsdesk

EMMA STONE BEGINS FINAL WEEK TONIGHT As “Sally Bowles” In CABARET wait for it… SIENNA MILLER Joins As “Sally Bowles” Opposite ALAN CUMMING As “Emcee” For Final Six Weeks Of…

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Friday, February 6, 2015

“KINKY BOOTS” GOES TO LONDON by Newsdesk

EVERYBODY SAY YEAH!  TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL “ KINKY BOOTS ” HEADS ACROSS THE POND TO ITS HOMETOWN PREVIEWS BEGIN AUGUST 21, 2015 AT LONDON’S ADELPHI THEATRE   New York, NY (Febru…

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54 BELOW NEXT WEEK by Newsdesk

Craving a show after the show?  54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into t…

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

COMPLETE LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR TEDxBROADWAY by Newsdesk

“WHAT’S THE BEST BROADWAY CAN BE?” MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015 At NEW WORLD STAGES   NEW YORK, NY (February 5, 2015) — The annual conference that brings together innovative minds and …

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