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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Next Democratic Debate to Address Candidates' Favorite Mama Rose by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. WASHINGTON, D. C. - CNN reports that the upcoming Democratic Presidential Debate will nix the usual topics of health care, gun control and the economy for wha…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

"Chicago" Changes Slogan to "Broadway's Sure, I Guess We Can See It, No Seriously It's Fine, Thing" by Broadway Beat

by Alec Brown. @brownta3. NEW YORK, NY - Producers of the long-running Broadway musical Chicago announced today that they’re updating the show’s famous slogan, “Broadway’s Sure Thing…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Report: Method Actor Draws the Line at Oedipus by Broadway Beat

by Roxy Arecco. @roxyarecco. NEW YORK, NY - Local method actor Preston Roberts submitted his resignation for a production of Oedipus Rex yesterday after finally reading the play, in which th…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Halftime = Intermission: NFL Releases Translation Guide for Theatre Fans Forced to Watch Football by Broadway Beat

by Erika Hakmiller. @ErikaFromMaine. NEW YORK, NY - The National Football League released today a new, official translation guide for theatre lovers who are put in situations where they may …

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

“Provocative” New Drama Book Shop to Include Fire, Sex-Positive Skeletons, a Whole Bunch of Snakes by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The Theater District's beloved Drama Book Shop - which shuttered its doors earlier this year - is set to reopen in 2020 under the new ownership of…

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Audience Disappointed After “The Irishman” Understudy “Goodfellas” Goes On In Its Place by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY - Attendees of this past Sunday’s matinee screening of The Irishman at Broadway’s Belasco Theater expressed their disappointment after the …

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Sean Spicer Spotted at Non-Union Open Call Following "Dancing with the Stars" Elimination by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. LOS ANGELES, CA - Controversial former U.S. Press Secretary Sean Spicer was spotted at an open call for a regional production of Little Shop of Horrors thi…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

We Interviewed the Wrong Lin-Manuel Miranda, But At Least We Got to Meet a Polyamorous Couple by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio If anyone has established themselves as a centerpiece of the last decade’s musical theatre zeitgeist, it’s beloved Hamilton wordsmith Lin-Manuel Miranda. When…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Broadway’s Next "Evan Hansen" Debuts at 8lbs, 13oz by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. NEW YORK, NY – Producers of the hit musical Dear Evan Hansen were in the delivery room of Mount Sinai West Hospital this afternoon in eager anticipation of …

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Local Woman Upset Nobody Understands Her Obscure Theatre Reference Halloween Costume by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. BELLEVUE, Wash. - Local theatre fan Kaitlyn Womack expressed her outrage today after none of the co-workers at her company Halloween party understood her obscure…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Man Desperately Waiting for Sondheim to Die So He Can Repost High School "Into The Woods" Photos by Broadway Beat

by Sarah Jae Leiber. @sarahjaeleiber. PHILADELPHIA, Penn. —  Local actor and social media wiz Wesley Zimmerman expressed frustration this week while desperately waiting for the death of m…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Gossip Alert! We Caught the King Kong Puppet and the Audrey II Puppet Getting Steamy at a Diner by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY - Rumors and romance swung through the Great White Way last night after paparazzi snapped a pic of the King Kong Puppet - last seen as the titu…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Conservatives Condemn "Oklahoma!" Revival After 859th Mass Sexual Awakening This Year by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Conservatives throughout the U.S. are publicly condemning the current Broadway revival “Oklahoma!” after claiming its’ presence has in…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Disney+'s “Encore!” Recreates High School Show Where Your Parents Told You They're Getting Divorced by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. BRANSON, Mo. - The new Disney+ series Encore! - in which host Kristen Bell reunites cast members of high school musicals to recreate their performance years…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Agent Who Hasn’t Sent Actor Out Once This Year Publicly Wishes Them "Happy Birthday" on Facebook by Broadway Beat

by Laura Ornella. @la.ornella. NEW YORK, NY - Baldwin Wallace grad and New York based actor Elizabeth McCalen turned 27 this past Sunday, receiving a bounty of well wishes from friends and f…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Construction Workers at the Palace Theatre Haunted by the Ghost of Spongebob Squarepants by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Renovations are currently underway at Broadway’s Palace Theater, where construction workers have noted odd, supernatural occurrences broug…

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Palace Theatre Construction Workers Haunted by the Ghost of Spongebob Squarepants by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Renovations are currently underway at Broadway’s Palace Theater, where construction workers have noted odd, supernatural occurrences broug…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

David Byrne’s “American Utopia” Cancels Performance After He Forgets to Charge Wireless Band Members by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Legendary art rock pioneer David Byrne’s “American Utopia” was forced to cancel last evening’s performance after Byrne neglected to plug i…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

“MJ the Musical” Offers Discount to Anyone Who Can Look at Themselves After by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The previously cancelled, now retitled “MJ the Musical”, based on the life of the highly controversial “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, anno…

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“MJ the Musical” Offers Discount to Anyone Who Can Look at Themselves After by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The previously cancelled, now retitled “MJ the Musical”, based on the life of the highly controversial “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, anno…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Usage of the Phrase "So Important" Up 90% as Your White Friends See "Slave Play" by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY. — The Wall Street Journal issued an extensive linguistics report today highlighting a steep, 90% increase in usage of the phrase “so impo…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

“West Side Story” Revival Cuts 'I Feel Pretty', All Other Songs, Tony's Death, Tony, Stage, Lights by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @justayer. New York, NY — Innovative theatre director Ivo van Hove announced his changes to the highly anticipated Broadway revival of West Side Story this morning, which i…

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Father of Three Who Hasn't Performed Since High School Has Recurring Nightmare He Forgot His Lines by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @justayer. AUBURN HILL, Mich. - Local pharmacist and Father of three Craig Robbins woke from his slumber late last night after having a nightmare where he had forgotten all t…

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Study Finds You Didn’t See Show Unless You Took a Selfie with the Playbill Over That Little Mouth by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. NEW YORK, NY – MIT’s Sociological Research & Development department released a new research today proving that if you attend a Broadway show and don…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

"At Least It's Not BroadwayCon," Sighs Parent Dropping Off Child at Comic Con by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @JustinAyer. NEW YORK, NY - Long Island resident Lisa Suarez dropped her teenage son Allen off in front of NYC’s Javits Center this morning for the 2019 New York Comic Con,…

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Local Playwright Still Single Despite Writing Strong Female Roles, Left Wondering What The Point Was by Broadway Beat

by Catherine Weingarten. @sarahkaneisssexy. NEW YORK, NY -  Local playwright Max Krazworthen has been left wondering what the point was following a staged reading of his play I Agree With F…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

No Flash Photography? Usher Unsure What to Do About Man Drawing Caricatures During Performance by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Burlington, VT - Local Burlington Arts Center theater usher Max Lennon, often faced with audience members attempting to take photos and videos of the performance…

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Monday, September 30, 2019

"Secret" Review: Derren Brown Did Not Hypnotize Me Into Writing This, But Boy, He Sure Is Handsome by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @justayer. NEW YORK, NY - Guard your mind, Derren Brown’s in town. We caught the famed UK mentalist’s latest adventure of the psyche, “Derren Brown: Secret”, currentl…

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Daylight Savings Brings Chaos To The 11 O'Clock Number by Broadway Beat

by Ryan Kristopik. @ryankristopik. NEW YORK, New York —  With Daylight Savings on the horizon and all clocks looking to “fall behind” by an hour this weekend, performers and theatergo…

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“Sleep No More" Announces New Policy Where They Can Kill You by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Immersive theatrical experience Sleep No More, which presents a multi-room staging of Macbeth in which the audience gets up close and person…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Report: Cast Party for One-Man Show Very, Very Sad by Broadway Beat

The Broadway Beat. Philadelphia, PA - Following closing night of his one-man show Me Of A Hundred Names, local actor, playwright, and director Peter Washington celebrated with a cast party t…

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