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Friday, May 22, 2020

Heidi Blickenstaff on Her Gen Z Message & Reuniting with [title of show] Pals for a Great Cause by Caitlin Moynihan

Heidi Blickenstaff has been keeping herself busy during quarantine. The stage favorite, and former vlogger, has launched a new production company with husband Nicholas Rohlfing …

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Watch Chip Zien and the Falsettos National Tour Cast Head to 'Falsettoland' in Quarantine by Caitlin Moynihan

Spending a day in Falsettoland always sounds like a good idea, especially when it's with the national touring cast of Falsettos! The cast, led by Max von Essen, Nick Adams, Eden Espinosa, Ni…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Katharine McPhee Says She's Team Ivy Lynn & Reacts to Smash Musical News by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been seven years since the final episode of Smash aired on NBC, but that hasn't stopped the popularity of the Broadway-obsessed show from growing. In 2015 there was Bombshell: In Conce…

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Ben Platt Reveals How Live From Radio City Music Hall Was Like the 'Best Bar Mitzvah' by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been almost three years since Tony winner Ben Platt took his final bow in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, and he's been going nonstop ever since. In that time, he's released his first al…

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TV Fan-Favorite Smash Heading To Broadway as a New Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Smash: A New Musical is coming to Broadway, lead producers Steven Spielberg, Robert Greenblatt and Neil Meron announced today. Inspired by the popular NBC series of the same name, Smash: A…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Watch Bombshell: In Concert Right Here on by Caitlin Moynihan

Is Smash still your star? You're in luck! You can watch the previously announced livestream of Bombshell: In Concert right here on beginning at 8PM ET. The free concert will onc…

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How Andy Mientus' 'Scrappy Little' Musical Burn All Night Turned into a Cult Favorite by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been almost three years since the apocalyptic musical Burn All Night made its world premiere at American Repertory Theater's OBERON space in 2017. With a book and lyrics by Andy Mient…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Andy Mientus' Burn All Night Releases EP Cast Recording by Caitlin Moynihan

Three years after its world premiere at American Repertory Theate in 2017, Andy Mientus' immersive Burn All Night is releasing an EP cast recording, Hit Record: Demos from Burn All Night. …

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Ethan Slater on the Lessons of SpongeBob SquarePants & His Killer Assassins Research by Caitlin Moynihan

Before the COVID-19 pandemic closed theater doors, Ethan Slater was set to appear in Classic Stage Company's revival of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's 1990 musical Assassins in the dua…

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Company's Claybourne Elder Challenged Patti LuPone to Make Pork Buns During Quarantine by Caitlin Moynihan

Claybourne Elder should be performing in Marianne Elliott's production of Company as Andy the flight attendant. Instead, he's soaking up the time at home with his husband, Eric Rosen, and th…

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Erika Henningsen Reflects on the 'Singular Experience' of Mean Girls & the Future of Flying Over Sunset by Caitlin Moynihan

Erika Henningsen should be on stage in the new original musical Flying Over Sunset at Lincoln Center Theater, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic shuttering Broadway, she's spending her unexp…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Beanie Feldstein on Her 'Soulmate Connection' with Ben Platt & Why the Merrily We Roll Along Film Will Be 'Worth the Wait' by Caitlin Moynihan

Beanie Feldstein has been going non-stop. In the past three years, she made her Broadway debut as Minnie Fay in Hello, Dolly!, appeared in the Oscar-nominated Lady Bird, earned a Golden Glob…

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Audition Online for the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Cabaret Conference with Betty Buckley, John McDaniel & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Have you always wanted to refine your cabaret skills and learn from the best in the business? Now is your chance! The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Cabaret & Performance Conference Fe…

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Rupert Everett to Star in Streamed Reading of New Queer Play Rush by Caitlin Moynihan

Originally scheduled to play the West End in June 2020, Willi Richards' debut play Rush will now get an all-star reading. Rupert Everett, who was set to headline in this season's Who's Afrai…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

A Strange Loop Creator Michael R. Jackson on How His Pulitzer Win Felt Like Being on Quantum Leap by Caitlin Moynihan

It would be an understatement to say that Michael R. Jackson has had a good quarantine. In the past few weeks, Jackson has earned over a dozen nominations, honors and awards for his work as …

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Don't Forget Me! Smash Musical Bombshell: In Concert to Be Livestreamed Later This Month by Caitlin Moynihan

The one-night-only Actor's Fund benefit concert of Bombshell, the fictional Marilyn Monroe musical that is the center-point of the hit-TV show Smash, will be broadcast on May 20 at 8PM ET. …

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Watch Tony Winner Katrina Lenk's Stirring Rendition of 'Something Good' from The Sound of Music by Caitlin Moynihan

Although audiences may not be able to currently see Tony Winner Katrina Lenk lead the new revival of Company as Bobbie, but fans can still get a dose of Lenk's talent thanks to her newest ad…

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Shereen Pimentel on Quarantine Hobbies, Her Whirlwind Work with John Mulaney & Staying Close with the West Side Story Cast by Caitlin Moynihan

Shereen Pimentel is used to being busy. When she wasn't starring in the Ivo van Hove-helmed West Side Story revival as Maria, she could be found in rehearsal rooms and study halls working fo…

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Friday, May 8, 2020

Melissa Errico on 'Never Saying No to Sondheim' and How a Note from Julie Andrews Changed Her Life by Caitlin Moynihan

If you've been craving for more Sondheim after's Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration, you're in luck! Tony nominee Melissa Errico, a longtime Sondheim fav…

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Jagged Little Pill's Lauren Patten Wants to Star in a Queer The Last Five Years by Caitlin Moynihan

Before the COVID-19 pandemic caused Broadway to close its doors, Lauren Patten was earning nightly standing ovations belting out the show-stopping Alanis Morissette song "You Oughta Know" as…

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Amanda Jane Cooper on Her Don Quixote Dream & the Stage Door Encounter That Changed Everything by Caitlin Moynihan

It's good to see her, isn't it? Former Wicked star Amanda Jane Cooper has had quite an interesting month. After ending her concert tour in Israel early due to the COVID-19 crisis, Cooper wa…

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

It's Quiet Uptown: How Miguel Cervantes Found Healing in Hamilton After Tragedy by Caitlin Moynihan

Miguel Cervantes has a long history with Hamilton. He first took center stage in the Broadway production in 2016 for four performances as the title role during matinees. Later that year, C…

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Monday, May 4, 2020

No Day But Today! Rent Stars from Around the World Unite to Honor Essential Workers by Caitlin Moynihan

Rent cast members from around the world united to sing "Finale B." Original Broadway cast members Daphne Rubin-Vega, Fredi Walker-Browne and Tony winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia kick off th…

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Company Star Patti LuPone on Going Hollywood: 'It's This Insane, Crazy Dream Come True' by Caitlin Moynihan

With over 25 Broadway credits, two Tony Awards and two Olivier Awards to her name, Patti LuPone needs no introduction. The acting legend, who is reprising her Olivier-winning turn as Joanne …

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Friday, May 1, 2020

Girl From the North Country's Austin Scott on Doing a '180 from Hamilton' & Singing Bob Dylan's "Hurricane" by Caitlin Moynihan

Austin Scott has had a busy two years. In 2018, he joined the Hamilton National Tour as Alexander Hamilton. Scott soon made his Broadway debut taking over the title role in the Broadway prod…

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Ben Platt, Idina Menzel and More Set to Sing Out For The Disney Family Sing-Along Volume 2 by Caitlin Moynihan

Mark your calendars, Disney fans! The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II is officially happening on May 10 at 7PM ET on ABC and you're not going to want to miss it. This announcement comes a…

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Caissie Levy on How She Balanced Caroline, Or Change with Frozen and the 'Lovely Part of this Awful Time' by Caitlin Moynihan

Caissie Levy is focusing on the positive. After playing ice queen Elsa in Frozen for almost three years and going right into rehearsals for the Roundabout Theater Company's revival of Caroli…

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Tony Yazbeck Is Doing Planks on Zoom with His Flying Over Sunset Co-Stars During Quarantine by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony Yazbeck has never taken LSD, but in Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming original musical Flying Over Sunset, he gets to take audiences on a massive acid trip. Originally scheduled to open…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Here's How the Boozy 'Ladies Who Lunch' with Christine Baranski, Meryl Streep and Audra McDonald Happened by Caitlin Moynihan

Viewers were an hour and 58 minutes in to watching Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration when a title card simply labeled "The Ladies Who Lunch" / Company appeared. Unli…

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Raúl Esparza and Mary-Mitchell Campbell Share Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Sondheim's 90th Birthday Celebration Concert by Caitlin Moynihan

It would be a massive understatement to say the starry Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration was a huge success. With over one million views in less than 48 hours and ov…

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Bobby Conte Thornton on His New Album and How Company Will Resonate When It Returns by Caitlin Moynihan

Bobby Conte Thornton can't wait to be back with another hundred people. Thornton, who has the role of P.J. (previously known as Marta) in the Marianne Elliott-directed Company revival, know…

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