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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Who Is Taylor Mac? Get To Know The Acclaimed Mind Behind GARY- A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS by Alexa Criscitiello

Who is Taylor Mac A question that fans, critics, fellow artists, and even Taylor have been asking since Mac first made an appearance on the downtown theatre scene.

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Friday, April 19, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 19- It's Springtime for THE PRODUCERS On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

The musical is the recipient of the most Tony Awards in theater history with 12 wins including Best Musical. The day after its opening,The Producersbroke the record for the largest single da…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Princess Jasmine Sings New Pasek & Paul Tune 'Speechless' In Disney's ALADDIN Remake by Alexa Criscitiello

It has been reported that among the new innovations for Disney's latest live-action remake Aladdin isa new song for Princess Jasmine, written by Tony and Academy Award-winning duo, Pasek amp…

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Lynn Nottage Discusses Michael Jackson Depiction In Upcoming Bio-Musical Following HBO Documentary by Alexa Criscitiello

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage is currently at work developing the book of a stage musical based on the life and career of music legendMichael Jackson.

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VIDEO: On This Day. April 18- Happy Birthday, Gavin Creel! by Alexa Criscitiello

Today, April 18th, we celebrate the birthday of Broadway favorite,Gavin Creel.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Category And Voting Changes Announced for 2020 Olivier Awards by Alexa Criscitiello

The Society of London Theatre's board has announced changes to the voting procedures and some categories at the annual Olivier Awards.

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VIDEO: On This Day, April 17- GROUNDHOG DAY Opens On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2017, the sun came up on Groundhog Day on Broadway

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 16- Kelli O'Hara Stars In in THE KING AND I by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2015,Bartlett Sher's Tony Award-winning revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I opened on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

BWW Exclusive: The Origins And History Of KING LEAR by Alexa Criscitiello

This season, Broadway welcomes a new production of William Shakespeare's King Lear, starring two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Tony Award winner Glenda Jack…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 12- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Travels To Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2015, the Broadway production of An American in Paris leapt into its opening night at the Palace Theater.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at theNeil SimonTheatre.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 9- Happy Birthday, Cynthia Nixon! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of multiple Tony Award-winner, television star, and former gubernatorial candidate, the great Cynthia Nixon

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Monday, April 8, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 8- Vanessa Hudgens Makes Her Broadway Debut In GIGI by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2015, Vanessa Hudgens made her Broadway debut in the title role of Gigi

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Friday, April 5, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 5- A Revival Of EVITA Rolls Onto Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day 2012, the first Broadway revival ofAndrew Lloyd Webber's acclaimed musical, Evita opened at the Marquis Theater.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 4- KINKY BOOTS Struts Onto Broadway! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2013,Billy Porter,Stark Sands, andAnnaleigh Ashfordstrutted their way onto the Broadway stage in the hit musical Kinky Boots

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

New Footage From THE LION KING And ALADDIN Debuts At CinemaCon by Alexa Criscitiello

This week Disney teased some of its most anticipated process at CinemaCon Among the footage were clips from the forthcoming live action adaptations of The Lion King and Aladdin.

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VIDEO: On This Day, April 3- Kelli O'Hara Stars In A Broadway Revival of SOUTH PACIFIC by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2008,Lincoln Center Theater's lavish new production ofRichard RodgersampOscar Hammerstein's prize-winning musical SOUTH PACIFIC, directed byBartlett Sher, opened at the Vivian…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 2- THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Brings its Disaster To Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2017, the hilarious hit The Play That Goes Wrong opened at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Lesli Margerhita, Marc Kudisch And More Announced For THE FLAMINGO KID At Hartford Stage by Alexa Criscitiello

Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creative team for the world premiere musicalThe Flamingo Kid, helmed by Artistic DirectorDarko Tresnjak.The musical, which closes the 2018-19 seas…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Patti LuPone Joins Twitter; Social Media Is Never The Same by Alexa Criscitiello

Tonight, Broadway Twitter got a wonderful and unexpected treat when Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone made her first official appearance on the social networking site.

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Makes Headlines On Opening Night by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2012, Newsies seized the day on opening night at the Nederlander Theater

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 26- Barbra Streisand Is The Greatest Star On Opening Night of FUNNY GIRL by Alexa Criscitiello

Fifty fiveyears ago a little musical shot a young actress to super stardom. The musical was Funny Girl the actress wasBarbra Streisand, and today, we reflect on the show that launched her le…

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Monday, March 25, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 25- ANGELS IN AMERICA Flies Back Onto Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day,one of the greatest theatrical journeys of our time, Angels In America, returnedto Broadway in an acclaimed new production from the National Theatre.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 22- FROZEN Brings The Blizzard To Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2018, Disney's Frozen brought a cold front to Broadway on opening night at the St. James Theatre

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

R&B Girl Group TLC At Work On A Broadway Bio-Musical by Alexa Criscitiello

According to the New York Post, the surviving members of the RampB group TLC are currently at work bringing their story to the stage.

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 21- HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2013, the new musical Hands On A Hardbody opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- Are You Gonna Love This Guy! ALADDIN Opens On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2014, Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 19- Broadway Says 'Wilkommen' To A Revival Of CABARET by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1998, Roundabout's Tony Award-winning revival of Kander and Ebb'sCabaretopened on Broadway starringAlan CummingandNatasha Richardson.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 18- ONCE Makes Beautiful Music On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2012, the musical adaptation of the Oscar-winning love story, Once, opened on Broadway

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Friday, March 15, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 15- MY FAIR LADY Celebrates A Loverly Opening Night On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1956, Broadway audiences fell in love withJulie AndrewsandRex Harrisonas they opened in My Fair Lady at theMark HellingerTheater.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 14- Happy Birthday, Billy Crystal! by Alexa Criscitiello

Crystal made his Broadway debut in 2004 with his autobiographical hit show, 700 Sundays. which earned him a 2005 Tony Award for Special Theatrical Event. After a smash record-breaking debut,…

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