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Friday, December 7, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, December 7: Happy Birthday, Sara Bareilles! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day we're wishing a very happy birthday to the one and only, Sara Bareilles

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

MY FAIR LADY Star Laura Benanti to Make London Concert Debut In 2019 by Alexa Criscitiello

Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti will make her London concert debut this summer

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NETWORK's Foodwork And the Rise of Immersive Theatre on Broadway and Beyond by Alexa Criscitiello

The Broadway media drama Network, starring Tony and Emmy-winner Bryan Cranston is currently in previews at Broadway's Belasco Theatre,

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Video: Marissa Jaret Winokur Duets With Kermit the Frog on 'The Rainbow Connection' by Alexa Criscitiello

Tony Award-winner Marissa Jaret Winokur had a dream come true this week as the star cozied up to Kermit the Frog for a performance of his classic song, 'The Rainbow Connection' See their vid…

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VIDEO: On This Day, December 4- SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Brings Bikini Bottom to Broadway! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2017, Bikini Bottom came to Broadway with the musical adaptation of the beloved cartoon Spongebob Squarepants

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Video: Cher and Stephanie J. Block Turn Back Time With A Post-Show Performance On Opening Night of THE CHER SHOW! by Alexa Criscitiello

The Cher Show, a new musical based on the music icon Cher officially opens on Broadway tonight The icon herself was in attendance for the show's opening night and made a surprise appearance …

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Jarrod Spector Calls Out Kanye West For Phone Use During Opening Night Performance of THE CHER SHOW by Alexa Criscitiello

The Cher Show, a new musical based on the music icon Cher officially opens on Broadway tonight and the stars have turned out to celebrate the icon's big Broadway debut.

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VIDEO: Cher Side Story- One Icon Takes On All the Roles In An American Classic! by Alexa Criscitiello

It is acommon knowledgeamong musical theatre types that Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's West Side Story is among the most enduring and beloved musicals of all-time. Most folks might…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Rialto Chatter: Is GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Headed For Broadway? by Alexa Criscitiello

According to the New York Post, the new musical The Girl From the North Country, is eyeing a limited Broadway run this winter.

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT 50th Anniversary Production to Play London Palladium by Alexa Criscitiello

The Daily Mail is reporting that a 50th Anniversary production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will be heading to the London Palladium next…

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Tom Hanks In Talks to Play 'Geppetto' in Live-Action PINOCCHIO by Alexa Criscitiello

Variety is reporting that Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks is currently in talks to portray Gepetto in an upcoming live-action remake of the animated classic Pinocchio.

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Ballet Star Robert Fairchild Joins CATS Film by Alexa Criscitiello

It has been announced that ballet star Robert Fairchild has been added to the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS.

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Rialto Chatter: Will MEAN GIRLS Bow On the West End in 2020? by Alexa Criscitiello

Get in loser, we're consideringgoing to London. According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail. the West End could be getting a whole lot more fetch in 2020.

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Monday, November 26, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, November 26- Happy Birthday, Christopher Fitzgerald! by Alexa Criscitiello

Today we're wishing a happy birthday to Tony nominee Christopher Fitzgerald.

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Friday, November 23, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, November 23: Snow Falls On Broadway With Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2008, the Broadway stage adaptation of the classic holiday film White Christmas opened on Broadway.

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving On Broadway: A Holiday Dinner Party For All Of Your Faves! by Alexa Criscitiello

Thanksgiving is finally upon us, and as we gather around the table to give thanks and make memories with our families, the Broadway family will still be hard at work, entertaining holiday au…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, November 16- MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Rolls Onto Broadway! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1981, Hal Prince and Stephen Sondheim's Merrily WeRoll Along opened on Broadway

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Kelsey Grammer to Play Don Quixote in MAN OF LA MANCHA Concert with English National Opera by Alexa Criscitiello

According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail, television star Kelsey Grammer Broadway's La Cage Aux Folles, Finding Neverland and opera star Bryn Terfel Lincoln Center Sweeney Todd are curre…

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VIDEO: On This Day, November 15- John Leguizamo Schools Broadway On LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2017, John Leguizamo returned to the Broadway stage with his latest one-man show, Latin History for Morons

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Friday, November 9, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, November 8- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2017, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, opened on Broadway

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

L'Chaim! Joel Grey's Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Heads Off-Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

According to the New York Post, Joel Grey's hit Yiddish production of the classic musical is headed off-Broadway

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Renee Fleming and Dove Cameron To Star In A LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA At London's Southbank Centre by Alexa Criscitiello

Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has just reported that world famous soprano, Renee Fleming, will make her London debut portraying Margaret Johnson in Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas' A Light In…

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VIDEO: On This Day, November 8 - A New Tomorrow Begins With the Broadway Revival of ANNIE by Alexa Criscitiello

A new production of the Tony Award-winning musical, Annie opened on this day in 2012at the Palace Theatre

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Photo: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt Make EW Cover Magic for MARY POPPINS RETURNS by Alexa Criscitiello

Entertainment Weekly has dropped its latest cover featuring the stars of the upcoming Disney film Mary Poppins Returns. Check out Lin-Manuel Miranda andEmily Blunt in full character below

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, November 6- JERSEY BOYS Takes the Tunnel to Broadway! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, Jersey Boys walked like a man onto the Broadway stage on its opening night at the August Wilson Theatre

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Monday, November 5, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, November 5- Broadway Heads INTO THE WOODS by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1987, James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's fractured fairytale, Into The Woods opened on Broadway

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Carrying the Torch: How TORCH SONG Set Broadway on Fire and Ushered In A New Era of LGBTQ Representation on the Great White Way by Alexa Criscitiello

This season, Harvey Fierstein's seminal Broadway classic, Torch Song has made its way back to Broadway 36 years after its original run, in a brand-new production.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Hugh Jackman Talks THE GREATEST SHOWMAN On Stage! by Alexa Criscitiello

Will The Greatest Showman 'come alive' on a Broadway stage someday According to 20th Century Fox film chairman-CEO Stacey Snider, it's very possible

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Video: See All Of The Thrillifying Performances From A VERY WICKED HALLOWEEN by Alexa Criscitiello

To celebrate 'Wicked's' 15th anniversary on Broadway, NBC threw a joyous Halloween party for the ages. This televised concert featured songs from the blockbuster musical hit 'Wicked' will sh…

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Investors of NERDS THE MUSICAL Seek $5 Million in Damages From Broadway Producer by Alexa Criscitiello

The drama continues for the thwarted Broadway-aimed musical Nerds.

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Audience Glossary: Getting The Historical Scoop On THE FERRYMAN by Alexa Criscitiello

This week, the mysterious West End hit play, The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth celebrated its opening night on Broadway to ecstatic reviews.

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