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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Playwright Rejected from Canceled Summer Theatre Festival by Broadway Beat

by Catherine Weingarten. @sarahkaneissexy. NEW YORK, NY - Local playwright Mary Sarah Jeansmith was disappointed to see that the shocked ...

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Radio City "Christmas Spectacular” Canceled After Camel from Nativity Scene Comes Out as Anti-Mask by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The legendary Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes has been canceled for t...

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Monday, August 3, 2020

"Time for a Culture Change": Ellen to be Replaced with Child Catcher from “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LOS ANGELES - Following recent revelations surrounding the toxic environment at Ellen, Ellen DeGeneres' grou...

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

AWOOOGA! This Year’s “Broadway Bares” Just Actors Baring Their Souls, Processing the Year, Crying by Broadway Beat

by Justin Ayer. @JustinAyer. NEW YORK, NY - Broadway Bares, the long-running fundraiser known for its sexy stripteases, sweaty six packs,...

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Friday, July 31, 2020

QUIZ: Was the "SpongeBob" Musical Underrated or Were You Just Extremely High When You Saw It? by Broadway Beat

by Sarah Lazarus. @theeslaz. For many theatre fans, SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical was a highlight of the 2017 Broadway seas...

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Liza Minnelli Announces Studio 54 Reopening with Proper Social Distancing, Same Amount of Quaaludes by Broadway Beat

by Maxwell Seelig. NEW YORK, NY - Oscar and Tony Award winning actress Liza Minelli announced yesterday that she plans to renovate the St...

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Real Life "Plaza Suite"? This Quarantined Couple Hates Each Other in Three Specific Ways by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Wild. NEW YORK, NY - While the Broadway shutdown has stretched into summer, leaving dozens of theaters dark, one New York resi...

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Theatre Fan Mysteriously Disappears After Pointing Out “Newsies” & “Urinetown” Basically Same Show by Broadway Beat

by Josephine Gawrys. @jagawrys. WILLIAMSPORT, Penn. - Williamsport High School senior Lisa Boone was reported missing on Tuesday night w...

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Elderly Hipster Proud to Say He Liked "Oklahoma!" Before It Was Cool by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Hirschhorn. @rebeccachelseah. QUEENS, New York – After the upsurge of young theatregoers expressing interest in Rodgers and Ha...

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

"Phantom of the Opera" Allowed to Reopen as Long as Mask Extends to Cover Entire Mouth, Nose by Broadway Beat

by Claire Pratte. @clairepratte3 (Twitter). NEW YORK, NY - As New York City enters phase four of reopening, Governor Cuomo has announced...

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Drama Major Misunderstands Term "Operating Theater", Applies to Med School by Broadway Beat

by Ivvone Zhou. @w451st. SEATTLE, Wash - University of Washington senior and Drama major Jessica Mitchell announced today that she has mi...

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Heartwarming: This Regional Theatre Has Stayed Open By Siphoning Gasoline Out Of Parked Cars by Broadway Beat

by Grant Cleaveland. @cleaveland_g. ITHACA, NY - As the country struggles to deal with the financial ramifications of COVID-19, one pluc...

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

“Extend PUA for Us Artists!” says Financial Analyst with Insurance Who Recently Took an Improv Class by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Artists and performers nationwide have been advocating for the federal government to extend P...

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Good News! Local Actress Picks Up Ukulele by Broadway Beat

by Ziye Hu. @ziyehu. JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hooray! The Broadway Beat has gathered sufficient evidence to report that, by the skin of her tee...

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Broadway Stars to Hold Fundraiser for Jeff Bezos’ Nephew’s Cancun Vacation by Broadway Beat

by Alan Johnson. @alanjohnson____. NEW YORK, NY - Reports are circulating this morning that, in conjunction with Amazon and GoFundMe, Gro...

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Voice Teacher Names Children “The Lips”, “The Teeth”, “The Tip of the Tongue” and “Greg” by Broadway Beat

by Tyler Dark. @tdbuttercream. PHILADELPHIA - University of the Arts voice instructor and Theatre department chair Charice Krebs has exhi...

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Local Audience Claps Far Too Long After Relatively Unimportant Musical Number by Broadway Beat

by Val Barnhart. DENVER - A recent production of Cinderella at Denver Central High School left the audience and cast alike in suspense a...

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"I Am The Ally," says White Actress Deleting Ti Moune from Resume by Broadway Beat

by Melody Munitz. @melody_munitz. NEW YORK, NY - From the recent surge of actions calling for racial justice within the arts, some true h...

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

"American Pie" Musical in the Works, Probably by Broadway Beat

by Jason Keane. @jasondkeane. NEW YORK, NY - Broadway producer Jim Hack announced this morning that a musical adaptation of the raunchy 1...

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CDC Recommends Mandy Patinkin Sing Just One Happy Birthday While Handwashing in Effort to Save Water by Broadway Beat

by Olivia McCormick. @nolikesliv. WASHINGTON – In a briefing issued earlier today, the Center for Disease Control made an unexpected amen...

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Top Psychologists Add Ability to Recite “Michael in the Bathroom” to Depression Diagnosis Criteria by Broadway Beat

by Sophia McGregor. @sophiacmcg. TAMPA, Fl - The nation’s top psychological researchers have discovered a groundbreaking paragon of depre...

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Single Crash Cymbal Only Acoustic Instrument Left in Pit; Misses Friends, Family, Children by Broadway Beat

by Sasha Jernakoff. @averagehoneydew. ALLENTOWN, PA - The Spotlight Theater Company production of Bring it On attracted attention this pa...

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Friday, July 10, 2020

A New Low: Trump Threatens to Reopen Schools, Nonessential Workplaces, the “American Psycho” Musical by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. WASHINGTON D.C. - The Trump administration announced today that, despite a recent spike in coronavirus cases...

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Broadway Mixologist Shares Artisanal Craft Musical Combining "Hair", "Hairspray", and "Grease" by Broadway Beat

by Lydia Scott. @no.lyd. NEW YORK, NY - Over the past four months, local beauty school dropout Adam Mess has shifted his focus from scalp...

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BREAKING: Knowing All "Beetlejuice" Lyrics Now Considered Violation of TikTok User Agreement by Broadway Beat

by Isabella Basile. @isbasile. LAWRENCE, MA - Video platform TikTok announced this week that they are updating their user agreement to li...

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

WEATHER FORECAST: Black Actors Prepare for Tsunami of “A Raisin in the Sun” Casting Announcements by Broadway Beat

by Denzel Belin. @from_washington. ATLANTA – Representatives from the Black Leagues of All Creatives Together Overcoming Racist Stereotyp...

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Playwright Awarded Virtual Writing Residency, Still Just Eating Cookie Dough & Crying All Day by Broadway Beat

by Catherine Weingarten. @sarahkaneissexy. NEW YORK, NY - Now how did this happen?! Emerging playwright Emma Page Tippleton received a se...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Renée Fleming Cast in "Othello", Wondering Why It Has an "H", Where Music Is, Why It's in English by Broadway Beat

by Ivvone Zhou. @w451st. WASHINGTON D.C. — In an exclusive interview with American opera star Renee Fleming, the diva expressed concerns ...

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

"Excuse Me, But Townperson #4 Was Black," says Local Community Theater Claiming Not to Be Racist by Broadway Beat

by Marcus Canada. @marcus_canada_. CLEARWATER, Fl. - Local community theater company, Stellar Theater, has issued a statement in response...

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Monday, June 29, 2020

BREAKING: Broadway to Remain Closed Through 2020 Unless YOU Convince Them with One Last Showstopper by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The Broadway League announced today that all Broadway houses will officially remain shut until at least January 3...

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Weird! This Middle School Production of “Rent” is Suddenly About the Price of Doritos by Broadway Beat

by Lindsay Burton. @LindsayKBurton. DAYTON, Oh. – Sources from Walden Middle School confirmed today that their Fall musical production of Rent has abruptly a...

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