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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Jerry O’Connell Debuts on Broadway in ‘Seminar’ by Ryan Cockerham

You may have seen him in “Stand By Me.” Perhaps you recognize his face from “Jerry Maguire,” or “Scream 2″ (that last one is a stretch.) Never before, tho…

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Saturday, September 17, 2011

The Eagles Are Looking to Bring ‘Hotel California’ to Broadway by Ryan Cockerham

Can it happen? Should it happen? Questions that must be asked when news that the Eagles are plotting a move to Broadway is overheard. According to sources, the Eagles are planning to adapt t…

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Friday, September 16, 2011

‘By the Way, Meet Vera Stark’ Looks at Broadway Transfer by Ryan Cockerham

‘By the Way, Meet Vera Stark,” a play written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lynn Nottage, is a winning proposition, or so its producer believes. After receiving multiple p…

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‘Stick Fly’ Wraps Up Casting with Addition of Rosie Benton by Ryan Cockerham

The upcoming production of “Stick Fly” has completed the casting process, adding yet another impressive Broadway personality to its roster. Rosie Benton, a member of the original…

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

“Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway” Showing October Through December by Ryan Cockerham

Although we’ve mentioned in several previous posts that celebrities add a potent “star power” to Broadway productions, we have yet to mention the possibilities when one cel…

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Bobby Cannavale Stars Opposite Ambrose in ‘Funny Girl’ Revival by Ryan Cockerham

New Jersey’s Bobby Cannavale is a man whose rise to celebrity and fame is a story of success and perseverance that could inspire each of us. Now, in a career-advancing move, Cannavale …

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Kristin Chenoweth Returning to Broadway in ‘On the Twentieth Century’ by Ryan Cockerham

“On the Twentieth Century” has been pegged for a Broadway revival, and Kristin Chenoweth is rumored to be performing in this decadent, posh tale of  drama, death and the pursuit…

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‘Book of Mormon’ to Get Film Adaptation by Ryan Cockerham

It seems like the public just can’t get enough of Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s latest and greatest allegorical masterwork. Not only has the Broadway edition of “Book of Mor…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Kelli O’Hara Set to Star with Broderick in ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ by Ryan Cockerham

When two Broadway powerhouses combine forces, the results can be unforgettable. Kelli O’Hara, a three-time Tony nominee will join celebrated stage and screen actor Matthew Broderick in…

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Casting, Opening Date Locked Down for Broadway’s ‘Chinglish’ by Ryan Cockerham

David Henry Hwang’s bold, comedic “Chinglish” will begin its first Broadway previews at the Longacre Theatre on Tuesday, October 11th. Hwang, a Tony Award winner and two-ti…

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Monday, September 12, 2011

Dexter’s Michael C. Hall Eyeing Broadway Return in ‘Big Fish’ by Ryan Cockerham

Michael C. Hall, the Emmy-nominated star of Showtime’s “Dexter” and HBO’s “Six Feet Under” is apparently considering a return to Broadway via “Big F…

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Jude Law Set to Return to Broadway in ‘Anna Christie?’ by Ryan Cockerham

Jude Law is, by all accounts, a consummate actor. Although a large chunk of his fans abandoned him after the humiliating scandal that rocked his career and personal life in 2005, Law has con…

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Saturday, September 10, 2011

‘Book of Mormon’ Takes Residence in Chicago in 2012 by Ryan Cockerham

“The Book of Mormon” has taken Broadway by storm. After months of sold out shows, nine Tony Awards and fervid praise, “Mormon” is preparing for its next big endeavor:…

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Nick Jonas Takes Broadway Starring Role in ‘How to Succeed’ by Ryan Cockerham

Celebrities are a strong draw on Broadway, and the latest revival of “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying” is in no short supply of star power. It has recently been …

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