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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Playbill Bio Includes Date When Actor Will Die by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. ORLANDO - This weekend saw the premiere of the Orlando Repertory Theater’s production of Bye Bye Birdie, but among the fanfare a...

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Friday, February 14, 2020

The Masks of Theatre by Broadway Beat

by Ali Solomon. @AliSolomain (Instagram), @AliCoaster (Twitter).

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

QUIZ: Which “West Side Story” Cast Member Are You? One of the Normal Ones, or the Sexual Harasser? by Broadway Beat

EDITOR'S NOTE: The original title of this piece referred to Amar Ramasar as a "sex offender". It has since been updated to the term "sexual harasser". Amar Ramasar is not legally a sex offen…

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Check Out This Stunning Quick Change! Struggling Actor Becomes Starbucks Barista Just Like That by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. NEW YORK, NY - The most impressive quick change on Broadway isn’t happening in a theater, but rather at the Starbucks on 43rd Street and Broadway. On a dail…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Stage Crew Member Mishears “Wear All Black” as “Wear Glitter Vest and Feather Boa” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LANSING, Mi. - Derek Haddel, a local Lansing High School student working stage crew for their production of The Crucible, made waves this week after somehow mish…

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Stage Crew Member Mishears “Wear All Black” as “Wear Glitter Vest and Feather Boa” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LANSING, Mi. - Derek Haddel, a local Lansing High School student working stage crew for their production of The Crucible, made w...

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Bechdel Test Updated to Check If Work Includes Three Women of Different Ages Who Are Also Same Woman by Broadway Beat

by Kath Dunham. @kathdunham. NEW YORK, NY - The Bechdel test, originally a question of whether a work of fiction included two women who talk to each other about something other than a man, h…

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Bechdel Test Updated to Check If Work Includes Three Women of Different Ages Who Are Also Same Woman by Broadway Beat

by Kath Dunham. @kathdunham. NEW YORK, NY - The Bechdel test, originally a question of whether a work of fiction included two women who talk to each other ab...

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Woman Who Ate Her Divorce Papers with Ketchup Eats Her 1040 Tax Form with Honey Mustard by Broadway Beat

by Roxy Arecco. @roxyarecco. SANTA MONICA, Ca. - Area woman Jill Cusack, who famously ate her divorce papers with ketchup in the Gabriel Davis play Goodbye Charles, has now eaten her 1040 ta…

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Woman Who Ate Her Divorce Papers with Ketchup Eats Her 1040 Tax Form with Honey Mustard by Broadway Beat

by Roxy Arecco. @roxyarecco. SANTA MONICA, Ca. - Area woman Jill Cusack, who famously ate her divorce papers with ketchup in the Gabriel Davis play Goodbye C...

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Opinion: It’s Time for a Musical About Toys Filled with Peanut Butter (Guest Column by This Dog) by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Let’s face it - the subject matter of musical theatre throughout the decades has been expansive, specific, and eye-opening to a number of stories that otherwis…

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Opinion: It’s Time for a Musical About Toys Filled with Peanut Butter (Guest Column by This Dog) by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Let’s face it - the subject matter of musical theatre throughout the decades has been expansive, specific, and eye-opening to a ...

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Too Hot for the Role? "Little Shop of Horrors" Recasts Audrey II with Sexy, Sexy Palm Tree by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @justayer (Instagram), @justinayer (Twitter). NEW YORK, NY - Producers of the Off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors are responding to the discussion that Jeremy J…

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Too Hot for the Role? "Little Shop of Horrors" Recasts Audrey II with Sexy, Sexy Palm Tree by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @justayer (Instagram), @justinayer (Twitter). NEW YORK, NY - Producers of the Off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors are respondin...

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Help! Pasek and Paul Broke Into My House and Won’t Leave Until I Learn to Love Myself by Broadway Beat

by Emmy Pratt. @gimmiemmy. QUEENS, NY - Help! Pasek and Paul, the visionary musical minds behind such hits as Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land, and The Greatest ...

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Critics Praising "1917" for Filming as One Continuous Shot Reveal They've Never Seen a Play by Broadway Beat

by Kath Dunham. @kathdunham. LOS ANGELES - After months of film critics describing the Oscar-nominated feature 1917’s one-shot filming style as “groundbreaki...

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QUIZ: Which “West Side Story” Cast Member Are You? One of the Normal Ones, or the Sexual Harasser? by Broadway Beat

EDITOR'S NOTE: The original title of this piece referred to Amar Ramasar as a "sex offender". It has since been updated to the term "sexual harasser". Amar Ramasar is not legally a sex offen…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Just Because They Can: "Hamilton" Film to Digitally Replace Daveed Diggs with Sassy, Rappin' Giraffe by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LOS ANGELES - Disney announced yesterday that they’ve acquired the rights to a June 2016 filming of the acclaimed Broadway pheno...

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Monday, February 3, 2020

QUIZ: Which “West Side Story” Cast Member Are You? One of the Normal Ones, or the Sexual Harasser? by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. EDITOR'S NOTE: The original title of this piece referred to Amar Ramasar as a "sex offender". It has since been updated to the term "sexual harasser". Amar Ramas…

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Investigators Discover Last Remaining New York Actor Not Cast in "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" by Broadway Beat

by Mikayla Petrilla. @HeyItsMikayy. NEW YORK, NY - Local investigators announced today that they’ve finally discovered the last remaining New York-based actor not cast in Amazon’s The Ma…

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Investigators Discover Last Remaining New York Actor Not Cast in "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" by Broadway Beat

by Mikayla Petrilla. @HeyItsMikayy. NEW YORK, NY - Local investigators announced today that they’ve finally discovered the last remaining New York-based acto...

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Broadway Introduces New Penalty for Excessive Coughing During a Performance: You Must Wash Elphaba by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. NEW YORK, NY - The Broadway League announced today that, following a board meeting called to address the epidemic of excessive coughing during shows, anyone w…

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Broadway Introduces New Penalty for Excessive Coughing During a Performance: You Must Wash Elphaba by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. NEW YORK, NY - The Broadway League announced today that, following a board meeting called to address the epidemic of excessiv...

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Report: Every Song in Musical a Reprise by Broadway Beat

by Kath Dunham. @kathdunham. NEW YORK, NY - Local composer and lyricist Logan Brisson broke new theatrical ground today by confirming that every single song in her new musical, even the open…

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Report: Every Song in Musical a Reprise by Broadway Beat

by Kath Dunham. @kathdunham. NEW YORK, NY - Local composer and lyricist Logan Brisson broke new theatrical ground today by confirming that every single song ...

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Middle School Teacher and Former Actor Lives in Constant Fear of Day Students Google Her by Broadway Beat

by Sara Detrik. @saradetrik. STAMFORD, Conn. - Katie Weatherby, a middle school English teacher at Stamford West Day School and a former actor, disclosed to The Broadway Beat that she consta…

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Middle School Teacher and Former Actor Lives in Constant Fear of Day Students Google Her by Broadway Beat

by Sara Detrik. @saradetrik. STAMFORD, Conn. - Katie Weatherby, a middle school English teacher at Stamford West Day School and a former actor, disclosed to ...

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Monday, January 27, 2020
Sunday, January 26, 2020

BroadwayCon Guests Attending Stage Strike Workshop Tricked Into Breaking Down Entire Event by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @justayer (Instagram), @justinayer (Twitter). NEW YORK, NY - A group of aspiring Stagecraft students and BroadwayCon guests who attended a late Sunday seminar on stage striki…

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BroadwayCon Guests Attending Stage Strike Workshop Tricked Into Breaking Down Entire Event by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @justayer (Instagram), @justinayer (Twitter). NEW YORK, NY - A group of aspiring Stagecraft students and BroadwayCon guests who attended a la...

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Security Guard & Decorated Marine Pretty Sure BroadwayCon the Job That Breaks Him by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Local security guard and 20-year decorated marine veteran Steven Millhouse shared his shock and dismay today upon arriving for his first shift of …

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