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Friday, September 14, 2018

The Lifespan of a Fact Heads to Broadway by Broadwaydirect

Jim Fingal (Daniel Radcliffe) has a small job: to fact check articles for one of the best magazines in the country. Jim Fingal’s boss (Cherry Jones) has given him a big assignment: apply h…

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

American Son Arrives on Broadway this Fall by Broadwaydirect

A Florida police station in the middle of the night. Two parents searching for answers. Kerry Washington (“Scandal”, Race) returns to the Broadway stage alongside Steven Pasquale (“Am…

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Complete Casting of The Ferryman Is Announced by Broadwaydirect

The Broadway engagement of Jez Butterworth’s play The Ferryman, poised to open at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, has announced its thirty-plus member cast. The production, which begins pre…

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Sneak Peek: The Prom by Broadwaydirect

They used to be the toast of Broadway, now their careers are toast—and they’re desperate for a new stage. So when these four stars hear that trouble is brewing around a small-town Indian…

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

First Look: “Queen of New York” from King Kong by Broadwaydirect

Watch Christiani Pitts perform "Queen of New York" from the Broadway musical King Kong. Based on the 1932 novel, the stage production of King Kong is a contemporary take on the classic tale…

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The Cast of Beautiful Performs on AGT by Broadwaydirect

The Broadway cast of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical performed a medley of songs from the hit musical on America's Got Talent. The post The Cast of Beautiful Performs on AGT appeared fir…

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Mallory Bechtel Performs “Requiem” from Dear Evan Hansen by Broadwaydirect

Three months ago, Mallory Bechtel graduated from high school. Now, Broadway’s new Zoe Murphy sings an exclusive solo version of “Requiem" from the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen. …

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Anastasia Medley by Broadwaydirect

Four Anyas come together to perform a special medley of “In My Dreams” and “Journey to the Past,” featuring Jana Gómez (Spain), Lila Coogan (North American Tour), Judith Caspari (Ge…

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Sneak Peek: The Donna Summer Musical by Broadwaydirect

She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to …

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Ann for a New Era: King Kong on Broadway by Broadwaydirect

Meet Ann Darrow, played by Christiani Pitts, and discover how the creative team has reimagined King Kong's leading lady for a new era. The world’s most epic modern myth comes alive on Broa…

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First Look: Gettin’ The Band Back Together by Broadwaydirect

Mitch Papadopolous always dreamed of being the next Bruce Springsteen, but he chose security over stardom and left those daydreams behind for a day job. For a while he thought he had everyth…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Nicolette Robinson to Make Broadway Debut in Waitress by Broadwaydirect

The producers of Broadway’s Waitress announced today that Nicolette Robinson will take over the role of Jenna in the smash hit musical on September 4, 2018, and will be in the show through…

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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 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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