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Friday, August 7, 2020

Want Your Favorite Broadway Stars to Sing You to Sleep? Aaron Lazar Has Got It Covered by Caitlin Moynihan

Aaron Lazar wants to help you to fall asleep. Lazar, who was most recently seen as Larry Murphy on the Dear Evan Hansen national tour, has announced his new project, Broadway Lullabies, an a…

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Brent Carver, Tony Winner for Kiss of the Spider Woman, Dies at 68 by Caitlin Moynihan

Brent Carver, who took home the Tony for his leading turn in 1993's Kiss of the Spider Woman, died on August 4 at the age of 68. The actor passed away in his hometown of Cranbrook, BC in Can…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

How Jackie Burns Filmed the New Virtual Musical A Killer Party From Her Childhood Bedroom by Caitlin Moynihan

For the past six months, Broadway workers have been creating new ways to experience theater due to the novel COVID-19 virus shutting down theaters for the rest of the year. A Killer Party: …

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Don Hahn on Why Howard Ashman's Failure Was the World's Fortune & Telling His Story in the Documentary Howard by Caitlin Moynihan

Howard Ashman is responsible for bringing some of the most beloved Disney movie musicals to life like Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid and more. Known for his frequent coll…

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

It's a Summer Special on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway might still be shut down, but Elaine Paige on Sunday isn't! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. This week,…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Why Disney's Bradley Gibson, Syndee Winters, Noah J. Ricketts & Bonita Hamilton Say It's Important to 'Sit at the Throne' by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversation growing, Broadway.com inv…

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How Pepe Monar, Darci Wong and Megan Meyer Created a Full Production of Rent on a Singing App by Caitlin Moynihan

While Broadway theaters will continue to remain empty until 2021, Pepe Monar, Darci Wong and Megan Meyer (who was a top 10 finalist in The Search for Roxie) are finding a new way to make the…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

How Josh Lamon Inspired Sydney Lucas and Eli Tokash to Start a Broadway Podcast by Caitlin Moynihan

While most kids spend their middle school years playing after-school sports and navigating their hobbies and interests, Sydney Lucas and Eli Tokash were already living out their dreams by ap…

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Four Disney on Broadway Stars to Join Aladdin's Michael James Scott for This Week's Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of Broadway.com's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Audra McDonald on Co-Founding Black Theatre United as an 'Army of Amplifiers' by Caitlin Moynihan

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald—along with 21 other Black theatermakers—recently announced Black Theatre United (BTU), a new advocacy coalition. BTU is less than two months into its…

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Celebrate Girl Power on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway might be on hold, but Elaine Paige on Sunday is not! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. This week, Paige …

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Audra McDonald on Why Black Theatre United's Event with Viola Davis, Stacey Abrams & Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean Is Perfect for Theater Nerds by Caitlin Moynihan

Black Theatre United (BTU), a new coalition next event is a virtual town hall on July 24 at 7PM ET focusing on the importance of representation in the census. The event, called Our Voices…

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

John Eric Parker, Ariel Reid, Dennis Stowe, Tracee Beazer & Nick Rashad Burroughs on Paving the Way for Others by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversation growing, Broadway.com inv…

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Broadway Whodunit? Creator Andrew Barth Feldman Wants to Write a Murder Mystery for Patti LuPone by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been over 130 days since Broadway shut down due to the novel coronavirus. With the earliest return date expected to be in 2021, Broadway actors have been finding new ways to connect wit…

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Five Broadway Ensemble Members to Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of Broadway.com's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Broadway Barks Co-Founder Bernadette Peters Is a Self-Proclaimed 'Doganizer' and Wants You to Join Her by Caitlin Moynihan

It's no secret that Broadway legend Bernadette Peters loves animals. For the past 22 years, she has hosted Broadway Barks, a charity event she co-founded with Mary Tyler Moore that has Broa…

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Danielle Brooks, Patina Miller & Michael Benjamin Washington on the Incredible Impact of Representation by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversation growing, Broadway.com inv…

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Six Cancels U.K. Drive-In Theater Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns by Caitlin Moynihan

The previously announced drive-in theater tour of the popular Six has been canceled. Originally set to play at 12 drive-in concert venues in the U.K. as part of Live Nation Entertainment’s…

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Come From Away Announces Rescheduled Performance Dates for Sydney, Australia in 2021 by Caitlin Moynihan

Welcome back to the rock, Australia! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has Broadway shut down, Come From Away will now begin its run at Sydney, Australia's Capitol Theater on June 3,…

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Danielle Brooks, Michael Benjamin Washington and Patina Miller to Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of Broadway.com's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Friday, July 10, 2020

TV Star Marcia Cross to Receive 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment by Caitlin Moynihan

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) has announced Emmy-nominated Desperate Housewives actress and advocate Marcia Cross will receive the 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment. Cross will be…

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Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o to Join André Holland-Led Richard II Radio Play by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar winner and Tony nominee Lupita Nyong'o has joined the cast of the upcoming four-part radio play Richard II by the Public Theater and WNYC. Nyong'o will serve as the play's narrator. Co…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

See Ragtime Stars Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Reunite for Rob McClure's #PasstheBaton Campaign by Caitlin Moynihan

Mrs. Doubtfire title star Rob McClure has been keeping theater fans entertained during quarantine by creating an ongoing series in which he captures what it must be like to be a conductor on…

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Broadway.com's Livestream of Buyer & Cellar, Hamilton & More Earn Time In Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

Time Out New York announced the winners of its Time In Awards. The cheeky name change from the annual Time Out Awards is a nod to this time of quarantine. Broadway.com's livestream of Buye…

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Broadway Leading Ladies Adrienne Warren, Nikki Renée Daniels and Amber Iman on 'Finding Their Power' by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversation growing, Broadway.com inv…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Adrienne Warren, Nikki Renée Daniels and Amber Iman Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of Broadway.com's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Marisha Wallace on Finding Opportunities in London and Working with RuPaul's Drag Race Stars by Caitlin Moynihan

Marisha Wallace has been working nonstop for the past eight years—going from the first national tour of The Book of Mormon in 2012 to starring as Motormouth Maybelle in the upcoming London…

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Actors' Equity Approves Reopening of First Two Theaters Since Shutdown by Caitlin Moynihan

With the recent announcement that Broadway theaters will remain closed for the remainder of 2020, Actors’ Equity has approved the reopening of two regional theaters. Barrington Stage Compa…

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The Moustrap, the World's Longest-Running Play, Announces London Return Date by Caitlin Moynihan

The case is back on! Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap will resume performances at St. Martin’s Theatre in the West End on October 23, 2020. The play suspended performances earlier this yea…

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Phantom's John Riddle Reveals Chita Rivera's Texting Style and His Dream Lady Gaga Collaboration by Caitlin Moynihan

Before the COVID-19 pandemic forced Broadway to close its doors, John Riddle was seen as Raoul in the long-running The Phantom of the Opera. With the news that curtains won't rise again unti…

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The Sharpe Family Singers on How a Broadway Love Story Turned into TikTok Fame by Caitlin Moynihan

If you're on the popular short-form video-sharing network TikTok, you've probably heard of the Sharpe Family Singers. With over 2.5 million followers and 41 million likes, the singing fami…

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