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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Meet the Accent Coach Who Helped This Great White Shark Sound Less Australian by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Croikey! Meet the world-class accent coach who worked tirelessly to help this great white shark prepare for...

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Ryan Murphy Only One Broadway Star Away From "American Horror Story" Bingo by Broadway Beat

by Nat Hrvatin. @NatHrvatin. LOS ANGELES - After announcing the addition of Aaron Tveit and Gavin Creel to his American Horror Stories...

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"Schmigadoon!" Review: We Don't Have AppleTV+ But Saw a Passing Bus Ad So Here's Our Review of That by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. AppleTV+’s brand new musical series Schmigadoon! premieres today, ushering in a tale that’s sure to entice...

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Playbill Jobs Introduces New Feature That Spits In Your Face, Tells You to Learn a New Skill by Broadway Beat

by Max Robinson. NEW YORK, NY - Playbill Jobs announced last week that they are rolling out a new website feature that will spit in your...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Area Man Unsure If Call From Cable Company Immersive Audio Play or Just Normal Cable Stuff by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. VANCOUVER - Area man Chucky Letterman answered a call from his cable company with apprehension this morning,...

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BREAKING: Show Has a Dog In It! by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Oh hell yeah! The Allentown Community Players production of Spring Awakening has a friggin’...

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Oh No! That Fourth of July BBQ You Were Invited To Turned Out To Be the Party from “Company” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Awkward! That Fourth of July party your friend Harry invited you to actually turned out to be...

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Sad: Pandemic Forces Sara Bareilles Back Into Job at Diner by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. SMALL TOWN, Ind. - You hate to see it. Pandemic conditions have sadly forced Tony-nominated and...

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"Jagged Little Pill" Selling Commemorative Shoehorns to Celebrate How They Created the Show by Broadway Beat

by Adrianne Frost. @adrianne_frosty. NEW YORK, NY - The team behind Broadway’s Alanis Morrisette jukebox musical Jagged Little Pill...

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

How to Succeed in Pride Month Broadway Marketing Without Really Trying by Broadway Beat

by Emma Sue Harris. @ohemmasue. It’s June, and you know what that means: it’s the season of love! (Queer love, that is) Pride month snuck...

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New Study Reveals Audiences Prefer Curtain Texts to Curtain Calls by Broadway Beat

by Joanna McNaney Stein. @joannafolk. ROCHESTER, NY  -  Curtain calls have been standard fare for theatergoers since the 19th Century - a...

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

David Byrne Debuts "Dude, Where's My Car?" Musical Adaptation "Where Is That Large Automobile?" by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Wild. NEW YORK, NY - While plans are in place for David Byrne’s American Utopia to return to Broadway in September, the...

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Avada Kedavra, Part Two! "Harry Potter" to Return as 20 Minute Close-Up Magic Show at Port Authority by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is set to wingardium leviosa again, this time as a...

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

TKTS Introduces New Post-Vaccine ‘Bobbing for Mezzanine Seats’ Bucket by Broadway Beat

by W.A. Hughes. NEW YORK CITY, NY — With vaccination rates on the rise, TKTS announced today that they’re unveiling a new, post-vaccine...

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"In The Heights" Team Reveal Deleted de Blasio Softshoe Number They Let Him Do for Filming Permit by Broadway Beat

by Dante Giannetta. @dantegiannetta. NEW YORK, NY - Mayor of NYC, Bill de Blasio was eager to watch the release of In the Heights on HBO,...

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Nature Fact: Alto More Afraid of You Than You Are of It by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. MEDFORD, Or. - Researchers at the Medford Nature & Theatre Clinic revealed today that altos in the wild are...

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Uhh, OK? Disney Also Announces This Fresh Fuji from Costco Will Play the Live Action Poison Apple by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LOS ANGELES - Disney execs announced with excitement this morning that - in addition to Rachel Zegler taking...

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Playwright Excited to Hear No Reaction from Live Audience and Not Just Muted Zoom Audience by Broadway Beat

by Catherine Weingarten. @sarahkaneisssexy. NEW YORK, NY - Local playwright Caitlin Moon Wassersmith informed The Broadway Beat this...

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Bruce Springsteen Announces Broadway Return in Final Push to Vaccinate America's Parents by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Bruce Springsteen has announced an encore run of his hit Broadway show Springsteen on...

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Absolutely Fucking Insane Production of "Our Town" Has Props, Sets by Broadway Beat

by Jason Keane. @AKeaneMachine. PORTSMOUTH, NH. - Presses all around the world stopped on a dime today at the announcement made by...

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We Interviewed the “In The Heights” Cast Cause Their Hotel Lets Anyone In If Dressed as a Bellboy by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The highly anticipated screen adaptation of In The Heights hits theaters today, with the...

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"Come & Get Me, Pigs!" Shouts Andrew Lloyd Webber Wearing Vest Made of Keys to Her Majesty's Theatre by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LONDON - Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber announced this week that he fully plans to reopen his West End...

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

"Dear Evan Hansen" Fans Petition Studio to Release the “To Break in a Glove” Cut by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. LOS ANGELES - Earlier this morning, Universal Pictures dropped the first trailer for the movie...

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Vaccinated Woman Struggles Finding Excuse Not to Attend Nephew's Production of "Honk Jr." by Broadway Beat

by Nat Hrvatin. @NatHrvatin. COLUMBUS, Oh. - After receiving her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Andrea Stuart learned that her...

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Broadway Promised to Change, But We Never Said “No Takesies Backsies”, So This One’s Kinda On Us by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @PertoltPrecht. NEW YORK, NY – After over a year of delays brought on by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Broadway has...

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Wow! This Hot Ensemble Member’s Instagram is Weirdly Religious by Broadway Beat

by Grace Smith. @gracectomy. NEW YORK, NY - Fun! Local Broadway fan and social media stalker Chuck Salotto was recently shocked to learn...

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NBC's "Annie Live!" to Cast Genuinely Talented Theatre Actress as Annie-PSYCH, It’s Honey Boo Boo by Broadway Beat

by Bryan Jager. @drawnbybryan. UNIVERSAL CITY, Ca. - A press conference announcing the cast of the upcoming live television production...

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Hugh Jackman, Operating Gov. Cuomo’s Body Like a Marionette, Announces Broadway Reopening by Broadway Beat

by Zach Schiffman. @schlife. RIVER CITY, IN. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that, after over 16 months of waiting, Broadway could...

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON: The First Standing Ovation by Broadway Beat

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"Six" Creators Up Ante by Launching New Musical Following Cult Leader’s 75 Wives by Broadway Beat

by Tyler Christiansen. @tylerschrist. NEW YORK - Following the success of their smash hit Six, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss recently began...

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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Producers Locked in Room with Knives, Winner Gets Jukebox Musical Rights to Olivia Rodrigo Album by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. UNKNOWN LOCATION - Over a dozen prominent producers have reportedly been airlifted to a secure location and...

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All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre