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Thursday, September 14, 2023

This Actor Auditioned with "Whopper Whopper" and Booked the Role of Line Cook for $11.50 an Hour by Broadway Beat

by Nick Navari. @nnavari. TULSA, OK - Local restaurant manager Sheila Anderson had quite the surprise last Sunday when someone sang the...

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Friday, September 1, 2023

Auditioner Gonna Throw in Some Yelly Bits for Good Measure by Broadway Beat

by Matt Keeley. @reallymattkeeley. CHICAGO – Strategizing how best to showcase himself to the casting directors in the room next door,...

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So Realistic! SHUCKED Propmaster Places Prop Corn in Prop Stool by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Wow! As a result of pure prop professionalism, the propmaster at Broadway’s Shucked has found...

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Nice! Drama Club Elated Student Health Center Handing Out Free Mic Pack Protectors by Broadway Beat

by Garrett Brown. @garrettbrownproductions. MANCHESTER, NH – Celebrations erupted throughout the Manning Theatre at St. James College, as...

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“This is Weird Because I Can Never Get My Actors to Strike,” says Community Theatre Stage Manager by Broadway Beat

by Keeley Bell. @omgitskeeley. BIT, IA - When news of the SAG-AFTRA strike hit the small town of Bit, Iowa, local stage manager Edie Saks...

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“Here We Are at The Shed!” Exclaims Man Giving Family a Tour of the Backyard by Broadway Beat

by Garrett Brown. @garrettbrownproductions. BUFFALO, NY - According to reports, producer Devin Mason started off the tour of his newly...

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Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Kid from YOUNG SHELDON Cast in Young Paula Vogel's YOUNG MOTHER PLAY by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY – Earlier today, Second Stage Theater announced Jim Parsons, the actor most known for...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2023

BREATHTAKING: Teenage Actor Transforms into Elderly Character by Squinting Eyes, Hunching Back by Broadway Beat

by Matt Keeley. @reallymattkeeley. AKRON, OH - In a stunning display of advanced physical verisimilitude, teenage actor Nicki Long wowed...

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Monday, August 14, 2023

Insecure Theatre Kid Assumed “Dramaturge” Was Some Kind of Insult to Be Honest by Broadway Beat

by Luke Maynus. @luke.maynus (Instagram). TOPEKA, Kan. - It is no secret that within public high schools, theatre kids historically rank...

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Tuesday, August 1, 2023

College Friend Who Spent Semester in NEWSIES Comes Back with Accent by Broadway Beat

by Leo Morgenstern. @morgensternmlb. STANFORD, CA. – Following his critically acclaimed, four-night run in the spring semester production...

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Ambitious SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Pit Orchestra Hires Mayonnaise Player by Broadway Beat

by Matt Keeley. @reallymattkeeley. GLENCOE, IL - As a tribute to the beloved Nickelodeon animated series, an ambitious regional...

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“I'm On That Alpha Grindset” says Man Who Puts on Fun Costumes, Sings Little Ditties & Does Jigs by Broadway Beat

by Reilly Wilmit. @reilly.wilmit. NEW YORK, NY -“I’m on that alpha grindset,” proclaimed 29-year-old Chad Cody, a local musical theatre...

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How Sweet! Social Outcast Finally Embraced by Being Asked to Leave by Broadway Beat

by Emily Drossell. @emily_drossell. LONDON - After a long time on the outs, local glamour cat Grizabella has finally been welcomed back...

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Acting Teacher Doubts You’ll Make It After You Mispronounced 500-Year Old Word You’ve Never Heard by Broadway Beat

by Elanna White. @ewelannawhite. NEW YORK, NY - Tensions were high this morning at a conservatory in New York City during sonnet study,...

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BREAKING: Ben Platt to Be in CHICAGO; Not the Show, He Just Really Wants to See The Bean by Broadway Beat

by Steven Verdile. @StevenVerdile (Twitter). @StevenVerdileCreative (Instagram). After an acclaimed, Tony-nominated performance in...

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So Supportive! These Family Members Always Asks “How Long Is It?” When Invited to Your Show by Broadway Beat

by Paige Oberholtzer. @vegetablebugz. SCOTTSDALE, AZ. - Community College student Emily Hollister announced to her family today that she...

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Tuesday, July 25, 2023

GROUNDBREAKING: Theater Producing Feminist Masterpiece Seeks 8M 2F Cast by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Ballinger. @ reberkk. BOSTON. - Optic Theatre is in the process of casting the most anticipated show of their upcoming season:...

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Tuesday, July 18, 2023

REVIEW: Woman Next to Me Delivers Stellar Performance as Lady Who Realized The Oven's Still On by Broadway Beat

by Madeleine Perham. @madeleineperham. PELHAM, NH. - Sure, King Lear is great and sheds light on the weight of being a fairy king or...

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Friday, July 14, 2023

BREAKING: AEA Just Started Loudly Whistling, Won’t Make Eye Contact by Broadway Beat

by Jennifer Haining. @itsraininghaining. NEW YORK, NY – It's official: SAG-AFTRA members will be joining WGA in the historical strike for...

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Tuesday, July 11, 2023

OPINION: It's Very Normal That I Collect Playbills and Also Toenails by Broadway Beat

by Kevin Burke. @ke7inburke. NEW YORK, NY - It’s a sad day in America when a member of the theatre community gets chastised for their...

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Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Uh, Ok? NBC’s PETER PAN LIVE! to Become a Weekly Thing by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - NBC announced this morning that their 2014 live TV musical Peter Pan Live! is set to become,...

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Shakespeare in the Park to Feature Groundbreaking New Puppetry- Nevermind, It’s a Raccoon by Broadway Beat

by Sarah Lasko. @saraheleora. NEW YORK, NY - Following in the footsteps of shows like Life of Pi and War Horse, Shakespeare in the Park’s...

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Conscientious Bootlegger Retroactively Puts Black Dress Over TAKE ME OUT Nudity by Broadway Beat

by Luke Maynus. @luke.maynus. Following the recent news of India’s film censors digitally imposing a CGI black dress over Florence Pugh’s...

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BREAKING: You Didn't Get a Callback Because Your Resume Was Stapled to Your Headshot Weird by Broadway Beat

by Emily Claypoole. @playdohpoole. NEW YORK, NY – Reports from an NYC casting office tragically indicate that you didn’t get a callback...

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I Ate the Goat from WICKED and I Did It Because I Hate Him by Broadway Beat

by James La Bella. NEW YORK, NY - There has been no casting announcement about the goat from Wicked because I ate him...

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Inspiring! This BFA Holder Was Taught to Soft Focus So Well, Canvassers Don’t Even Bother by Broadway Beat

by Elanna White. @Ewelannawhite. UNION SQUARE, Manhattan - It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon in July. Union Square was bustling and...

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Wednesday, June 14, 2023

It Took Three Hours for Me to Learn the Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window Says “Live, Laugh, Love" by Broadway Beat

by Mike Abrams. @TheWrongCatDied. NEW YORK, NY - Multiple audience members have reported leaving the James Earl Jones Theatre confused...

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“HAMILTON Ticket Free,” “Lea Michele Scandal,” “Sondheim Sex Dungeon” & Phrases That Help Our SEO by Broadway Beat

by Steven Verdile. @StevenVerdileCreative. NEW YORK, NY - Whether you’re a tourist looking for your first Broadway experience, or a hot...

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Fuck It: Let’s Rank the Keenan-Bolgers by Broadway Beat

by Katie Toledo. @kxtietoledo. You know ‘em, you love ‘em - but which one's number one? Between Celia and Andrew, the Keenan-Bolgers have...

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Method Actor Cast as Audrey II Sentenced to Life Without Parole by Broadway Beat

by Alan Seales. @theatre_podcast. BOISE, ID. — The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute alumni Cameron Holland, cast as the voice of...

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Out of Work SAG Actress Now Available for Regional Productions of MAMMA MIA! by Broadway Beat

by Jonathan Hogue. @jthogue2. NEW YORK, NY - Ripley-Grier Studios was buzzing with excitement Friday morning as hundreds of out-of-work...

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