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Friday, July 13, 2018

Out of Oz: Jackie Burns & Casey Cott Perform Wicked Mashup by Broadwaydirect

In this installment of Out Of Oz, Jackie Burns and Casey Cott perform a mashup of “Dancing Through Life” and “The Wizard and I.” Winner of over 50 major awards including the Grammy …

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Tour Dates Announced for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Broadwaydirect

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory made Broadway a little sweeter, and now this show is heading across the imagi-nation! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tells the story of Wi…

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Behind-the-Scenes with Samantha Barks and Andy Karl by Broadwaydirect

A first look at Samantha Barks and Andy Karl as Vivian and Edward in Pretty Woman: The Musical. Pretty Woman: The Musical is coming to Broadway July 20, 2018. Tickets are on sale now. One …

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Behind-the-Scenes of the My Fair Lady Cast Album by Broadwaydirect

Enjoy this peek inside the cast recording of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady, featuring Lauren Ambrose singing “I Could Have Danced All Night.” The post Behind-the-Scenes of the My …

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

First Look: Head Over Heels by Broadwaydirect

Head Over Heels is the fearlessly fresh new musical comedy from music legends The Go-Go’s and the award-winning visionaries that rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Next To Nor…

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Monday, June 11, 2018

2018 Tony Award Winners by Broadwaydirect

The Band’s Visit won 10 Tony Awards at the 72nd annual Tony ceremony, including Best Musical. David Yazbek was honored for his score, along with Itamar Moses who was honored for his b…

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Watch the 2018 Tony Award Opening Number by Broadwaydirect

With a rousing duet, Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles kicked off this year's Tony Awards by celebrating those who sadly won't wouldn't away a winner. Good thing it's an honor just to be nomina…

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

“Tony Awards The Musical” Starring Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban by Broadwaydirect

Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles perform "Tony Awards The Musical" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Tune in to the Tony Awards this Sunday, June 10 at 8:00 PM ET, only on CBS. The post &…

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The Evolution of a King by Broadwaydirect

The world’s most epic modern myth comes alive on Broadway through an innovative mix of animatronics, puppetry, music, and stagecraft. King Kong follows the ambitious young actress Ann Darr…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Sara Bareilles and Andrew Lloyd Webber: “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” by Broadwaydirect

Sara Bareilles and Andrew Lloyd Webber team up for an intimate performance of "I Don’t Know How to Love Him" from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. The post Sara Bareilles and…

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Monday, May 21, 2018

The Ferryman – An Instant Classic by Broadwaydirect

Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrati…

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Jez Butterworth on Bringing The Ferryman to Broadway by Broadwaydirect

The Ferryman was a phenomenon in London. Jez Butterworth’s sprawling family drama, set against the troubles that tore Northern Ireland apart, arrives on Broadway this fall laden with prize…

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The Ferryman Family by Broadwaydirect

Life backstage at The Ferryman is “chaos,” according to its star Laura Donnelly: “Geese barking. Babies crying. Little kids running around.” Jez Butterworth’s barnstorming family t…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen and Nonprofit Partners Assure Teens “You Will Be Found” by Broadwaydirect

During the development of Dear Evan Hansen, lead producer Stacey Mindich realized that her show’s focus on the emotional turmoil of its teenage characters might hit home with young people …

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In the Studio: Connor and Evan “Disappear” by Broadwaydirect

"Disappear" from Dear Evan Hansen performed by Taylor Trensch and Alex Boniello. The post In the Studio: Connor and Evan “Disappear” appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Thousands of Voices Sing Out in Dear Evan Hansen’s Virtual Choir by Broadwaydirect

From Japan to Norway, fans from 31 countries around the world have lent their hearts and talents to the “You Will Be Found” Virtual Choir, proving once again that every voice matters. Th…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Designing My Fair Lady by Broadwaydirect

The My Fair Lady design team gives you an inside look at the creative process behind reviving the beloved classic, now nominated for 10 Tony Awards. The post Designing My Fair Lady appeared …

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Friday, May 11, 2018

“Let It Go” from Frozen on Broadway by Broadwaydirect

Caissie Levy performs "Let It Go" from Disney's latest Broadway musical, Frozen. Purchase the cast album online at frozenthemusical.com. The post “Let It Go” from Frozen on Broad…

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Once On This Island: Telling the Story of Reviving a World by Broadwaydirect

How a village of Broadway artists re-envisioned a beloved 1990 musical to speak to today’s world of storms and cultural divisions—and how communities rebuild together. The post Once …

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

First Look: Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Broadwaydirect

Moulin Rouge! the Musical presents "Come What May" featuring Aaron Tveit. See Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film come to life on stage. The pre-Broadway world premiere begins June 27 at Bosto…

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For Idina Menzel, This Role is More Than Skin-Deep by Broadwaydirect

It can be hard to believe that it has been more than two decades since a then 24-year-old Long Island native named Idina Menzel shot to superstardom as the feisty bisexual Maureen in Jonatha…

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

2018 Tony Award Nominees by Broadwaydirect

This morning, Tony-winner Leslie Odom, Jr. and Waitress star Katharine McPhee announced the 2018 Tony Award nominees. Mean Girls and Spongebob Squarepants Broadway lead with the most nomin…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

New #Hamildrop of “First Burn” by Broadwaydirect

Arianna Afsar, Julia Harriman, Lexi Lawson, Rachelle Ann Go, and Shoba Narayan slay this month’s #Hamildrop. Listen to their rendition of “First Burn." The post New #Hamildrop of “…

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

First Look: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Broadwaydirect

A play in two parts, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opened on Broadway on Sunday, April 22 at the Lyric Theatre. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiff…

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5 Ways to Get Tickets to Cursed Child by Broadwaydirect

Here are 5 ways you can get tickets to the Broadway production of Cursed Child! The post 5 Ways to Get Tickets to Cursed Child appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

King Kong Announces Principal Casting by Broadwaydirect

King Kong will scale the Broadway Theatre this fall when the new musical opens on November 8, 2018. Previews are set to begin on October 5. Producers of the lavish and intricate production h…

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Barrett Wilbert Weed Performs “I’d Rather Be Me” from Mean Girls by Broadwaydirect

Tina Fey introduces a special performance of "I'd Rather Be Me," sung by Barrett Wilbert Weed as Janice, from the Broadway musical Mean Girls, for the Tonight Show audience. The post Barrett…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

First Look: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Broadwaydirect

A play in two parts, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now in previews and officially opens on Broadway on Sunday, April 22 at the Lyric Theatre. Based on an original new story by J.K. Ro…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

First Look: My Fair Lady by Broadwaydirect

Get a first look at Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady. Now playing on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The most beloved musical of all time returns to Broadway in a lavish new prod…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

First Look: Children of a Lesser God by Broadwaydirect

The Tony, Drama Desk, and Olivier Award-winning Best Play Children of a Lesser God tells the story of an unconventional teacher at a school for the deaf and the remarkable woman he meets th…

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Friday, April 6, 2018

First Look: Mean Girls on Broadway by Broadwaydirect

Mean Girls is a ferociously funny new musical from director Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon), composer Jeff Richmond (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blo…

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