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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Becky Gulsvig Will Succeed Tony Nominee Jenn Colella in Broadway’s Come From Away by Andrew Gans

The musical continues at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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Christiane Noll, Jared Goldsmith, and Phoebe Koyabe Join Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen October 22 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical will also welcome a new Evan Hansen alternate in November.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Klea Blackhurst and Stephen Bogardus Will Star in Mufti Panama Hattie by Andrew Gans

The York Theatre Company production will be directed by Michael Montel.

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Douglas Sills, Ryan Spahn, Margaret Odette, More Set for The Play’s the Thing by Andrew Gans

Stephen Brown-Fried will direct the reading for the Project Shaw series.

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Eden Espinosa, Karen Olivo, and More Reunite for Benefit Concert of Brooklyn: The Musical by Andrew Gans

The October 21 performance benefits the Covenant House Foundation.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Christine Allado, Jac Yarrow, Jérôme Pradon Star in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella in London October 20 by Andrew Gans

The staging reflects the 2013 Broadway version of the musical, which features a new book and additional songs.

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David Byrne: American Utopia Opens at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre October 20 by Andrew Gans

The theatrical concert reunites the Oscar- and Grammy-winning musician with Here Lies Love’s Alex Timbers and Annie-B Parson.

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David Byrne's American Utopia Opens at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre October 20 by Andrew Gans

The theatrical concert reunites the Oscar- and Grammy-winning musician with Here Lies Love’s Alex Timbers and Annie-B Parson.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Wicked’s Emily Koch Will Play Feinstein’s/54 Below by Andrew Gans

She’ll be joined by Jake Boyd, Liana Hunt, and more.

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Watch Signature Theatre’s A Chorus Line Cast Rehearse Denis Jones’ New Choreography by Andrew Gans

Matthew Gardiner directs the production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical.

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Tony Winner Idina Menzel Releases Christmas: A Season of Love October 18 by Andrew Gans

The Wicked star will offer several holiday concerts following the release of her latest solo recording.

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical Will Open in London in 2021 by Andrew Gans

The musical based on the hit film opened on Broadway in July.

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Off-Broadway Horror Musical All Hallows Eve Begins October 18 by Andrew Gans

Little Shop of Horrors’ Martin P. Robinson, who wrote the book and lyrics and designed the puppets, directs.

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National Tour of A Bronx Tale Launches October 18 by Andrew Gans

The production, featuring American Idol winner Nick Fradiani, kicks off in Elmira, New York.

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Rent Tony Nominee Adam Pascal Is Harold Hill in The Music Man Beginning October 18 by Andrew Gans

The Meredith Willson musical continues through October 27 in Thousand Oaks, California.

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Sid & Judy, About Judy Garland and Sid Luft, Debuts on Showtime October 18 by Andrew Gans

Jon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh narrate the new documentary.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

92Y Will Present Conversation With Hamilton Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. by Andrew Gans

Budd Mishkin will lead the discussion.

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Cast Set for National Tour of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s A Christmas Story Musical by Andrew Gans

Based on the holiday film, the musical will kick off a limited traveling engagement in November.

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Cast Set for Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol, Featuring Score by Grammy Winner Parton by Andrew Gans

Charles Dickens’ Christmas ghost story is reset in the Great Smoky Mountains in the new stage musical.

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Lillias White, Jaime Cepero, More Set for First Annual Broadway Scares Event by Andrew Gans

Chris Fink and Gerry McIntyre are collaborating on the October 31 event, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

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Justin Sayre’s Ravenswood Manor, a Camp-Horror Soap Opera, Begins October 17 by Andrew Gans

The production, which also features rotating guest stars, plays Los Angeles’ Celebration Theatre.

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Kate Shindle, Heidi Blickenstaff, L. Steven Taylor Star in Medusa Musical by Andrew Gans

The developmental work sessions are directed and choreographed by Chloe Treat.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Read Reviews for Broadway’s The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical by Andrew Gans

The production, recently seen in a national tour, is playing a 16-week engagement at the Longacre Theatre.

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Tony Winner Warren Carlyle Will Direct and Choreograph Barry Manilow’s Harmony Musical by Andrew Gans

The remainder of the creative team for the musical, which will make its Manhattan debut in February 2020, has also been announced.

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Jenn Colella, Caitlin Kinnunen, Will Swenson, Kate Baldwin Will Star in Fun Home Reading in a Funeral Home by Andrew Gans

The reading will be held at New York’s Plaza Jewish Community Chapel.

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Watch 7-Year-Old Judy Garland, Then Frances ’Baby’ Gumm, Sing in Clip From Sid & Judy by Andrew Gans

Jon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh narrate the new documentary, which debuts October 18.

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Kenita R. Miller Joins Cast of Broadway’s Come From Away by Andrew Gans

The musical continues at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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London’s Wicked Will Welcome New Boq by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

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The Great Society Star Marc Kudisch’s Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

The three-time Tony nominee reflects on his favorite stage performances including those given on Broadway, on tour, and in Las Vegas.

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Opens on Broadway October 16 by Andrew Gans

The production, recently seen in a national tour, is playing a 16-week engagement at the Longacre Theatre.

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