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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Opinion: If Our Cast Is Like a “Second Family”, Then Why Can’t I Borrow Your Car, Stephen? by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Dear Stephen Bellick and the Cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Stephen, you recently noted backstage how our cast is like a “sec...

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Monday, May 25, 2020

Unemployed Actor With No Insurance Living Through Pandemic Excited to Have Extra Day Off I Guess by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. CINCINNATI, Oh. - Local unemployed actor Caroline Finn, who hasn’t had a paying role since the coronavirus pandemic halted all l...

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Lori Loughlin Pleads Guilty in Admissions Scandal, Sentenced to Limited Engagement in "Chicago" by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. BOSTON, MA - Lori Loughlin fled a federal court in Boston today in hysterics after pleading guilty of bribery over the highly...

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REPORT: Monkey Paw Wish for “Big Smash Musical To Help Broadway Get Back On Its Feet” Granted by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Local theatre fan Chris Lill relayed his regret today after wishing on a monkey’s paw for a “real smash” musical ...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Fans Boycott National Theatre, Demand "Frankenstein" with More Benedict Cumberbatch Trying to Stand by Broadway Beat

by Cameron Smith. @CamRayNYC. LONDON - The National Theatre’s recent re-release of their 2011 recording of Frankenstein has received acclaim from theatre fa...

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Disney Plus to Censor All “Hamilton” Cursing, Sexual Content, Rapping by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LOS ANGELES - In a huge development this morning, Disney announced that Thomas Kail’s filmed performance of the original Broadwa...

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Monday, May 11, 2020

“The Disney Family Singalong” Producers Announce Spinoff “The Chekhov Bloodline Dwellalong" by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LOS ANGELES - Producers behind ABC’s cheerful “The Disney Family Singalong” specials have announced a spinoff titled “The Chekho...

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Friday, May 8, 2020

Globe Theatre Requires You Sit On a Piece Of Wood For Livestream Viewing by Broadway Beat

by Ryan Danley. @isridiculous. LONDON - In an attempt to give the home audience an authentic experience, The Shakespeare Globe Theatre announced today they w...

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Free to a Good Home: Universal Introduces Foster Program for the Cast of "Cats" by Broadway Beat

by Russell Aguirre. LOS ANGELES - With pet adoption and fostering at an all time high during this period of quarantine, Universal Studios has announced the l...

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Manic, Godless Teens on 15th Modulation of "Tomorrow" by Broadway Beat

by Annette Storckman. @astorcks. LOGANSPORT, Ind - A gruesome scene unfolded in the early afternoon today at Central High School as a roving gang of manic te...

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What If We Do "Romeo And Juliet"... But In Quarantine? (Guest Column by Every Director) by Broadway Beat

by Ryan Danley. @isridiculous. Hello theatre fans! We have all missed you so much. While this time has had its challenges, it also has been a fruitful time f...

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HS Theatre Teacher Choosing Next Musical Based On Adult Role He Wants to Shoehorn Himself Into by Broadway Beat

by Kath Dunham. @kathdunham. CRANSTON, RI - According to students at Cranston High School in Rhode Island, theater teacher Colin Hayes is choosing next Fall’...

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Friday, May 1, 2020

REPORT: Movie Theater Closures Create Stockpile of Surplus “Rocky Horror” Reenactors by Broadway Beat

by Dan Kozuh. @DanKozuh. LOS ANGELES - As hundreds of independent movie theaters across the country continue to close during the COVID-19 pandemic, the cancellation of beloved shadow cast Th…

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REPORT: Movie Theater Closures Create Stockpile of Surplus “Rocky Horror” Reenactors by Broadway Beat

by Dan Kozuh. @DanKozuh. LOS ANGELES - As hundreds of independent movie theaters across the country continue to close during the COVID-19 pandemic, the cance...

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

REPORT: Cast of "Newsies" Recruited to Replace USPS Staff by Broadway Beat

by Haley Emerson. @haleyemerson_. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United States Postal Service, in dire financial straits amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, was recently denied emergency aid from the f…

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REPORT: Cast of "Newsies" Recruited to Replace USPS Staff by Broadway Beat

by Haley Emerson. @haleyemerson_. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United States Postal Service, in dire financial straits amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, was recentl...

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

FBI Cracks Down on Ring Light Black Market Amongst Amazon Shortage by Broadway Beat

by Daniel Tepper. @tanieldepper. WASHINGTON D. C. - At a remote press briefing this afternoon,Claudia Gordon, the FBI’s Director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch, dis…

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FBI Cracks Down on Ring Light Black Market Amongst Amazon Shortage by Broadway Beat

by Daniel Tepper. @tanieldepper. WASHINGTON D. C. - At a remote press briefing this afternoon,Claudia Gordon, the FBI’s Director of the Criminal, Cyber, Res...

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

DO NOT PUBLISH: The 2020 Tony Award Nominations Have Arrived! by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. EDITOR’S NOTE 2/25/20 - Hey team, just started putting together this little placeholder for the Tony nominations this April. There’s no reason to think the a…

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DO NOT PUBLISH: The 2020 Tony Award Nominations Have Arrived! by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. EDITOR’S NOTE 2/25/20 - Hey team, just started putting together this little placeholder for the Tony nominations this April. The...

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Monday, April 27, 2020

“Sondheim 90th” Producers Already Busy Prepping “Lea Michele 34th” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The team behind this past Sunday’s starry Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration, a virtual c...

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Saturday, April 25, 2020

North Korea: Kim Jong-un Not Dead, Just Rehearsing Juliet's Death Scene for the Big Spring Play by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA – Earlier today, both Japanese and Chinese news outlets released stories that Kim Jong-un, son of th...

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Friday, April 24, 2020

Heartwarming: This Neighborhood Gathers Every Day at 7:00 to Applaud the Dentist from "Little Shop" by Broadway Beat

by Brennan Saur. @brennan.saur. MILLMEADOW, Wisc. - All around the country, communities have come together to celebrate the doctors, nurses, and other essential workers who have been risking…

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Heartwarming: This Neighborhood Gathers Every Day at 7:00 to Applaud the Dentist from "Little Shop" by Broadway Beat

by Brennan Saur. @brennan.saur. MILLMEADOW, Wisc. - All around the country, communities have come together to celebrate the doctors, nurses, and other essent...

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Senator Spent Entire Day Thinking About Your Stimulus Check Request, Truly It Touched Him, It Did by Broadway Beat

by Alyssa LaVacca. @alyssalavacca. WASHINGTON D. C. - Facing unprecedented economic uncertainty in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have been feverishly writing their representat…

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Senator Spent Entire Day Thinking About Your Stimulus Check Request, Truly It Touched Him, It Did by Broadway Beat

by Alyssa LaVacca. @alyssalavacca. WASHINGTON D. C. - Facing unprecedented economic uncertainty in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have been fev...

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

New CDC Social Distancing Guideline Recommends Remaining One “Hunky Gaston Bicep” Apart at All Times by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. WASHINGTON D. C. - The Center for Disease Control issued a new guideline this morning recommending that, instead of remaining six feet apart from one another at …

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New CDC Social Distancing Guideline Recommends Remaining One “Hunky Gaston Bicep” Apart at All Times by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. WASHINGTON D. C. - The Center for Disease Control issued a new guideline this morning recommending that, instead of remaining si...

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Local Actor Thrilled to Announce Role in Multi-Level Marketing Scheme by Broadway Beat

by Anna Larranaga. @annalarranaga. BOSTON - In a statement made via Facebook this morning, musical theatre actor Taylor Whitmore is “thrilled to announce” an...

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BREAKING: Unemployment Line Announces Rush Policy by Broadway Beat

by Alec Brown. @brownta3. NEW YORK, NY - With millions of Americans out of work, the New York Department of Labor has been unable to keep up with the high de...

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

"Hadestown" Popularity Leaves Playwrights Scrambling to Write Musical About Zeus’s Weird Sex Stuff by Broadway Beat

by Adam Bakst. @AdamBakst_WUSF. CHICAGO - After the enormous success of Hadestown, a musical adaptation of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, aspiring playwr...

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