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Friday, February 7, 2020

Tony Winner Harriet Harris and Lee Sellars Will Star in World Premiere of Joe DiPietro’s Conscience by Andrew Gans

Performances begin in March at New Jersey’s George Street Playhouse.

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Kelli O’Hara, Laura Benanti, and Megan Hilty Will Launch New Diamond Series at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Andrew Gans

The series will feature concert-length performances and specially curated dinners.

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Ghostlight Records Will Release London Cast Recording of Rags by Andrew Gans

Stephen Schwartz will executive produce the recording of his musical.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Check Out Video and Photos From New Musical Americano! by Andrew Gans

The world premiere, based on the life of Tony Valdovinos, just released a concept album and continues its run at Arizona’s Phoenix Theatre Company.

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Olivia Kaufmann Will Succeed Barrett Wilbert Weed in Broadway’s Mean Girls by Andrew Gans

The Tina Fey musical continues at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Cast Set for Off-Broadway Revival of Richard Rodgers’ No Strings Musical by Andrew Gans

Rodgers and Samuel Taylor’s 1962 Broadway musical will begin performances February 27 at Theatre Row.

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Lydia Diamond Named Recipient of 2020 Horton Foote Playwriting Award by Andrew Gans

The Dramatists Guild of America will present the Toni Stone, Smart People, and Stick Fly playwright with the award in July.

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Watch Highlights From New Musical Emojiland, Starring Ann Harada, George Abud, Lesli Margherita, Lucas Steele, and More by Andrew Gans

The new musical comedy opened Off-Broadway January 19 at The Duke.

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Samantha Womack and Cameron Blakely Will Head New Tour of The Addams Family by Andrew Gans

The U.K. and Ireland tour will launch July 30 in Newcastle.

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André De Shields, Laura Benanti, Derek Klena, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, More Set for 2020 Broadway Backwards Concert by Andrew Gans

The evening benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City.

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Jaime Cepero, Trent Saunders, Katie Ladner Star in ACT of CT's Reimagined Godspell Beginning February 6 by Andrew Gans

Artistic Director Daniel C. Levine has set the Stephen Schwartz musical in an abandoned church.

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World Premiere of Bliss Musical, Starring Mario Cantone, Begins February 6 by Andrew Gans

The musical fantasy, which upends the traditional princess narrative, debuts at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Frozen’s Chad Burris Will Join Cast of Broadway’s Mean Girls by Andrew Gans

The Tina Fey musical continues at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Kate Baldwin, Gavin Creel, Faith Prince, More Set for West Coast Tribute to Hal Prince by Andrew Gans

The March 27 concert will be held in Costa Mesa, California.

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Tickets for Concert Version of Ragtime, Starring Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell, Now on Sale to General Public by Andrew Gans

The evening, benefiting The Actors Fund, is dedicated to original Ragtime star Marin Mazzie.

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Red Bull Theater Gala Will Honor André De Shields, Kate Burton, and TDF by Andrew Gans

Charlayne Woodard, Arnie Burton, and Stephen DeRosa will host the March event.

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Clive Rowe Will Join Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders in London Sister Act by Andrew Gans

The Olivier-winning actor will also appear in the Leicester, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield, and Manchester stops of the tour.

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Watch a Sneak Peek at Hamilton’s Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman in New Musical Gun & Powder by Andrew Gans

Slave Play's Robert O’Hara directs the world premiere, which opens February 5 at Virginia’s Signature Theatre

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Date Set for Disney’s 2020 Women’s Day on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The third annual event, presented by Disney on Broadway, will focus on the decade ahead and how women will shape it.

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Hamilton’s Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman Star in New Musical Gun & Powder, Opening February 5 by Andrew Gans

Slave Play's Robert O’Hara directs the world premiere of the new musical at Virginia’s Signature Theatre.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Songs From New Musical Americano! Now Available on Concept Album by Andrew Gans

The musical, based on the life of Tony Valdovinos, is currently playing Arizona’s Phoenix Theatre Company.

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The Boys in the Band Stars Will Be Part of Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Joe Mantello by Andrew Gans

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation’s annual event will feature Matt Bomer, Robin de Jesús, Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells, and more.

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Gingold Theatrical Group to Honor Maryann Plunkett, Jay O. Sanders, and More by Andrew Gans

The 2020 Golden Shamrock Gala will feature performances by Brenda Braxton and Aaron Weinstein.

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See Who’s Joining Brooke Shields and Walter Bobbie in Benefit Readings of The Man Who Came to Dinner by Andrew Gans

Marsha Mason directs the George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart comedy.

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Matthew Morrison Will Headline Long Wharf Gala by Andrew Gans

The Broadway and Glee star will offer a career retrospective at the June event.

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Broadway Pays Tribute to Master Hit Maker Jerry Herman by Andrew Gans

What you missed when a bevy of musical theatre greats turned out February 3 to honor the late composer of Mame, La Cage aux Folles, Hello, Dolly!, and more.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

TDF Will Honor Josh Groban, Kenny Leon, More at 2020 Gala by Andrew Gans

The March 23 celebration will be held at Cipriani 42nd Street.

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Julie Halston Returns to Birdland February 3 by Andrew Gans

The four-time Drama Desk nominee was recently seen on Broadway in Tootsie.

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Earl Carpenter and Daniel Boys Complete Cast of The Pirate Queen Concert, Starring Rachel Tucker by Andrew Gans

Drew Baker will direct the presentation of the Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg musical at the London Coliseum.

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Watch Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon, Khamary Grant Sing Powerful ’You Don't Know’ From Kennedy Center Next to Normal by Andrew Gans

Michael Greif, who directed the original Broadway production, again helms the Pulitzer Prize–winning musical.

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Watch Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon, Khamary Rose Sing Powerful 'I Am the One' From Kennedy Center Next to Normal by Andrew Gans

Michael Greif, who directed the original Broadway production, again helms the Pulitzer Prize–winning musical.

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