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Friday, July 10, 2020

It's Time! Stephen Sondheim Could Achieve EGOT Status with Take Me to the World by Beth Stevens

What do Mel Brooks, Robert Lopez, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Rodgers and Marvin Hamlisch have in common? All of them have created beloved music for the stage and beyond, and all have covet…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Thomas Kail and Michelle Williams Welcome First Child Together by Beth Stevens

Celebrated actress Michelle Williams and Tony-winning Hamilton director Thomas Kail welcomed their first child together on June 17, according to Us Weekly. The couple, who worked together …

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Lips Together, Teeth Apart's Celia Keenan-Bolger on Balancing Being of Service and Giving Herself a Break by Beth Stevens

Celia Keenan-Bolger is known for being a social justice warrior almost as much as she is revered as a performer. We checked in with the To Kill a Mockingbird Tony winner as she prepared to t…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

'I’m Going a Little Bonkers!' Find Out Why Tony Winner Idina Menzel Is Like All Quarantined Parents Right Now by Beth Stevens

Leaning over her kitchen counter and futzing with her cell phone on The Rosie O’Donnell Show benefit for The Actors Fund, Idina Menzel—sans makeup and gorgeous as usual—served up the f…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

'I'm Proud to Say It Out Loud!' Pose Star Billy Porter Reveals How He Needed Help in Tough Times by Beth Stevens

Who doesn’t need a fairy godmother right about now? Tony, Grammy and Emmy-winning performer Billy Porter, who will play that role in the forthcoming live-action movie musical Cinderella, …

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Defy Gravity in John Mulaney's Ultimate Broadway Mash-Up by Beth Stevens

John Mulaney fans know the comedian is obsessed with Broadway. From a lobstrer singing Les Miz to a Cats-singing commode in a bodega bathroom (not to mention his pitch-perfect Company mockum…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Four-Time Tony Award Winner Zoe Caldwell Is Dead at Age 86 by Beth Stevens

Zoe Caldwell, the four-time Tony Award-winning actress known for her nuanced portrayals of lionesses like the murderous Medea and opera diva Maria Callas, has died at the age of 86. Her son,…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Patti Murin is Ready to Pass the Frozen Torch to the Next Anna by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Before She Lets It Go: Caissie Levy on What It Takes to Play Elsa in Frozen on Broadway by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Andrew Barth Feldman on Leaving Dear Evan Hansen and Being Excited to 'Eat Pizza Again' by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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‘Astonishing!’ Remembering Sutton Foster in Broadway's Little Women 15 Years Ago by Beth Stevens

As Greta Gerwig’s big-screen adaptation of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 coming-of-age novel, connects with a new generation of audiences, it’s time to remember the Broadway m…

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Tony Winner Santino Fontana on How Tootsie Changed His Heart and Hamstrings by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Come From Away Star Jenn Colella Readies for Take Off from the Show that Made Her a 'Better Actor, Singer and Person' by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Betrayal Stars Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox Relish Their Love Triangle by Beth Stevens

Harold Pinter’s 1978 drama Betrayal, is one of the Nobel Prize-winning playwright’s most popular works. It has been produced on Broadway four times and is currently on the boards in a s…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Amber Riley to Make a Splash in The Little Mermaid Live! by Beth Stevens

Amber Riley is going under the sea to join the upcoming Little Mermaid Live! on ABC. The Glee alum will serve as the emcee for the Disney favorite, which airs on November 5. In the The Litt…

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

What It All Comes Down To: How Jagged Little Pill Became a Broadway Musical About a Fractured Family by Beth Stevens

Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette’s seminal 1995 album, unleashed a young woman’s anger, intensity and vulnerability into a world of pop fans who were clearly craving its confessiona…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

There Is No Comfort Zone in Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play by Beth Stevens

Editor's Note: All week, Broadway.com is highlighting the hottest shows of the fall season on Broadway. Be sure to check back every day for more original photo and video features!   Jer…

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Venerable British Playwright Peter Nichols, Known for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Dies at Age 92 by Beth Stevens

British playwright Peter Nichols, who is best known for his play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, has died at the age of 92, according to his agent, Alan Brodie. He died on Saturday, September…

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Venerable British Playwright Peter Nichols, Known for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Dies at Age 92 by Beth Stevens

British playwright Peter Nichols, who is best known for his play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, has died at the age of 92, according to his agent, Alan Brodie. He died on Saturday, September…

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

Mean Girls Star Taylor Louderman on Leaving the Plastics Behind and What She'll Miss by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

David Josefsberg to Replace Rob McClure in Broadway's Beetlejuice by Beth Stevens

David Josefsberg will step into the role of Adam Maitland in Broadway’s Beetlejuice beginning on September 24. Rob McClure, who originated the role of the recently deceased everyman in the…

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

This Beautiful Broadway Role Can Get You Pregnant by Beth Stevens

It was a chilly March morning when Kara Lindsay was getting ready for the first rehearsal of her third stint as Cynthia Weil in Broadway’s Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and she was f…

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Can't Go Back! Samantha Barks Reflects on Her Time in Broadway's Pretty Woman by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Martin Charnin, Tony-Winning Creator of Annie, Dies at 84 by Beth Stevens

Martin Charnin, the Tony-winning creator of Annie, died on July 6 in White Plains, New York after suffering a heart attack three days earlier. He was 84. His daughter confirmed the news on F…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Ryan McCartan & Taylor Iman Jones to Lead Off-Broadway Musical Scotland, PA; Full Cast Set by Beth Stevens

The full cast is set for the Roundabout Theatre Company’s world premiere of Scotland, PA. Based on the cult film (and Shakespeare’s Macbeth), the new musical features a book by Michael M…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Tony Nominees Kristine Nielsen and Julie White on Being Surrounded by Death and Dicks in Broadway's Gary by Beth Stevens

After a whirlwind process of getting Taylor Mac’s new play Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus on its feet, Tony-nominated stars Kristine Nielsen and Julie White are basking in the 2019 awa…

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Donna Marie Asbury on Saying Goodbye to Broadway's Chicago After 20 Years by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Ink's Tony-Nominated Scribe James Graham on Rupert Murdoch's Indelible Mark on the Media by Beth Stevens

British scribe James Graham has never been one to shy away from topical subjects. His plays Privacy and The Vote, for example, delve into the personal and the political in real time. Now, wi…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

The Ferryman's Jez Butterworth and Laura Donnelly on Turning a Family Secret into a Tony-Nominated Drama by Beth Stevens

As awards season barrels toward its culmination at the 73rd Annual Tonys on June 9, Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman is picking up speed and tchotchkes along the way. The family and politica…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Ferryman's Jez Butterworth & Laura Donnelly on Turning a Family Secret into a Tony-Nominated Drama by Beth Stevens

As awards season barrels toward its culmination at the 73rd Annual Tonys on June 9, Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman is picking up speed and tchotchkes along the way. The family and politica…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Annaleigh Ashford on Doing a 'Death Drop' in Her Live from Lincoln Center Concert & Making Future Plans with Jake Gyllenhaal by Beth Stevens

Annaleigh Ashford is excited to share what she calls her “weird shtick” with the viewing public when the Live from Lincoln Center—Stars in Concert special airs on PBS on May 17. The …

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