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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Broadway Songs to Belt Out in the Shower by Broadway Direct

We all love Broadway, but not everyone has the confidence—or opportunity—to take to the stage. A lack of audience shouldn’t get in the way of stardom. Everyone deserves a chance to fee…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Watch Now: Ben Platt & Cast of Dear Evan Hansen on The Late Late Show by Broadway Direct

James Corden wraps up #HomeFest with some words on the range of emotions he's felt while in quarantine, and on the importance of being there for others in this time. James introduces origina…

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Broadway Songs from Movie Musicals by Broadway Direct

The movie musical genre has been a Hollywood staple ever since they introduced sound to the cinema. Despite the film industry’s radical changes, movie musicals remain a constant that conti…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

First Look: Stephen Spielberg’s West Side Story Movie by Broadway Direct

Of the many movie musicals set to hit the big screens in 2020, the new West Side Story, directed by three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, is one of the …

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Hamilton‘s Miguel Cervantes Performs on Good Morning America by Broadway Direct

Miguel Cervantes, the current star of Broadway’s Hamilton, has launched the #HamAtHome campaign, encouraging fans of the show to stay connected and involved with the production despite Br…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Broadway Songs About New York by Broadway Direct

Of the many iconic features of New York City, Broadway is one of the most beloved, and Broadway and New York have become nearly synonymous over the years. So as much as New Yorkers love to c…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

2020 Tony Awards to Be Postponed by Broadway Direct

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the Tony Award Productions has announced that the 2020 Tony Awards will be postponed. Two shows from the ongoing season that had just entered prev…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Broadway Songs for Springtime by Broadway Direct

It’s officially spring! The trees and flowers are in bloom, and the blues skies and shining sun makes us want to sing at the top of our lungs. So for your next walk around the block or jog…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Broadway Online: A Roundup of Stars Sharing Their Talents from Home by Broadway Direct

During this time of uncertainty and confusion, there have been many ways in which Broadway stars have been sharing their craft with the world, along with continuing to keep up a sense of com…

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How to Help Broadway During the COVID-19 Crisis by Broadway Direct

In these unprecedented times, many entertainment professionals have entered uncharted territory. Key organizations in the industry are working to protect the people who allow this industry t…

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Listen Now: #ThreeAndTheSky from Come From Away by Broadway Direct

As come from aways, we come together as individuals but we know we are so much stronger as a whole. In this time of darkness, join us as we come together for a celebration of all those who C…

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2020 Jimmy Awards Canceled by Broadway Direct

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the Broadway League has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Jimmy Awards, which were scheduled to take place on June 29, 2020, at the Minskoff Theatre…

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Watch Now: Jimmy Fallon and Lin-Manuel Miranda Support BC/EFA by Broadway Direct

Jimmy Fallon invites Lin-Manuel Miranda to his #stayhome party via video chat in another home edition of The Tonight Show. Tonight, his daughters help with his monologue and Lin-Manuel perfo…

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Monday, March 16, 2020

DPAC Suspends Productions by Broadway Direct

In response to the Executive Order from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper prohibiting mass gatherings of more than 100 people, DPAC has suspended all public events through April 12, 20…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Broadway in Chicago Suspends Productions by Broadway Direct

This morning, Broadway in Chicago released the following statement with regards to the current COVID-19 situation: (Chicago, March 13. 2020) The safety and health of our patrons, staff and t…

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Hamilton in Los Angeles Performances Suspended Through March 31 by Broadway Direct

At the direction of Governor Gavin Newsom, performances of Hamilton at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre will be suspended beginning this evening (tonight’s performance of Hamilton at 8pm) t…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Lungs Starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith at BAM by Broadway Direct

Temperatures rising. Ice caps melting. Overpopulation. War. Do you really want to bring a child into this world? Claire Foy and Matt Smith reunite in this hilarious and bracing look at love …

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Broadway League Statement on Coronavirus; All Shows Playing as Scheduled by Broadway Direct

The Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway theatre industry, has released an official statement regarding safety precautions that are being taken in Broadway theatr…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

First Look: Pre-Broadway Engagement of Plaza Suite by Broadway Direct

Two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker return to Broadway together in the classic Neil Simon comedy Plaza Suite. Directed by Tony A…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Watch Now: New Music Video “Drive It Like You Stole It” from Sing Street by Broadway Direct

Clap with us! Check out our latest music video for #DriveItLikeYouStoleIt! See you on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre beginning March 26! The post Watch Now: New Music Video “Drive It Like …

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Sing Street Releases New Track, “Drive It Like You Stole It” by Broadway Direct

Sing Street released a new track from their upcoming original Broadway cast recording today. “Drive It Like You Stole It,” a fan-favorite number from the original film, celebrates the th…

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A Look Inside To Kill a Mockingbird‘s Historic Madison Square Garden Show by Broadway Direct

On Wednesday, February 16, To Kill a Mockingbird made history as the first-ever Broadway play to perform Madison Square Garden. This unprecedented, single-performance event was entirely fr…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

First Look: Girl From the North Country by Broadway Direct

After critically-acclaimed, smash-hit runs at the Public Theater and the West End, Girl From the North Country brings its rousing spirit to Broadway. 1934. A time-weathered guesthouse in t…

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Listen Now: Priscilla Lopez, Ashley Park & Bess Wohl on Grand Horizons by Broadway Direct

In this special live podcast from BroadwayCon, we’re speaking with Priscilla Lopez, Ashley Park, & Bess Wohl on how Grand Horizons, now at the Hayes Theater, has championed the underdo…

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Quiz: How Well Do You REALLY Know the Lyrics to Hamilton? by Broadway Direct

It’s been almost five years since Hamilton opened on Broadway, and in that time it has quickly become one of the best-selling Broadway musicals of all time. Fans come from far and wide to …

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Monday, February 24, 2020

First Look: New Stars of Wicked by Broadway Direct

Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green sk…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Watch Now: New Music Video from Sing Street, “Up” by Broadway Direct

Official Video by The Original Broadway Cast of Sing Street, Brenock O’Connor, ‘Up.’ The post Watch Now: New Music Video from Sing Street, “Up” appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

First Look: West Side Story by Broadway Direct

When theatrical giants Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim created West Side Story, it was hailed as an “indisputable masterpiece” (NY Times). Now…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

First Look: Jordan Fisher in Dear Evan Hansen by Broadway Direct

Dear Evan Hansen, the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. A letter that was never …

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Casting Announced for Los Angeles Engagement of Hamilton by Broadway Direct

The Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles has announced casting for their engagement of the Hamilton North American tour, which will begin performances on March 12 with tickets currently…

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Watch Now: Jordan Fisher and Gabrielle Carrubba Sing “If I Could Tell Her” by Broadway Direct

Last month, Jordan Fisher stepped into the role of Evan Hansen. Today, he and Gabrielle Carrubba step offstage in a new video for this never-before-filmed duet of "If I Could Tell Her." The …

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