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Friday, December 13, 2019

Mars Rucker Was Paralyzed as a Child; Now They're Dancing in Broadway's Tina by Caitlin Moynihan

When non-binary dancer Mars Rucker was six years old, they were diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis, a disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord, which resulted in most of their body…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Who Will Be the 2019 Star of the Year? Vote Now! by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time to start celebrating the end of the year (and the decade), so there's no better time than now to look back at all the incredible performances that graced the Broadway stage. It's y…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Chicago Icons Ann Reinking, Bebe Neuwirth and Bianca Marroquín to Judge The Search for Roxie by Caitlin Moynihan

The celebrity guest judges who will be choosing Broadway's next Roxie Hart in The Search for Roxie have been announced! Broadway stars Bianca Marroquín, Bebe Neuwirth and Ann Reinking, who…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Fosse/Verdon, Patsy & Loretta's Jessie Mueller and Megan Hilty, Audra McDonald & More Receive 2020 Critics' Choice Award Nominations by Caitlin Moynihan

The 2020 Critics' Choice Award nominations are in! An accomplished group of theater stars have been recognized for their work in movies and TV for the 25th annual awards ceremony that will t…

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Tony Winner René Auberjonois, Known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Dies at 79 by Caitlin Moynihan

Stage and screen star René Auberjonois, who earned a Tony Award for his featured turn in 1970's Coco, passed away on December 8, according to The New York Times. The cause was metastatic lu…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Kyle Harris on His Whirlwind Introduction to The Inheritance and His Spring Awakening Dream Role by Caitlin Moynihan

Jordan Barbour, Darryl Gene Daughtry Jr., Kyle Soller, Arturo Luís Soria and Kyle Harris in "The Inheritance" (Photo: Matthew Murphy) Known for his screen roles on Freeform's Stitchers an…

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Go Head Over Feet Celebrating the Opening Night of Jagged Little Pill on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

There's one hand in our pocket and one hand applauding the cast and creative team of Jagged Little Pill! The new musical featuring the hit songs of Alanis Morissette officially opened at Bro…

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Lauren Patten on the 'Odd and Beautiful' Process of Originating Her Role in Jagged Little Pill by Caitlin Moynihan

Growing up in suburban Chicago, Jagged Little Pill standout Lauren Patten was never far away from the theater scene. Patten showed interest in acting at a young age by putting on concerts in…

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Kelvin Moon Loh on Having a Ball in Beetlejuice, Panicking About the SpongeBob Film & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Kelvin Moon Loh can currently be seen as Otho in Beetlejuice on Broadway. Previously appearing in SpongeBob SquarePants, Loh recently returned to Bikini Bottom to film the musical for its up…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Tony Winner Michael Cerveris on His New Album and Jonathan Groff's 'Constant and Adorable' Laughing on Mindhunter by Caitlin Moynihan

Michael Cerveris is known for his illustrious stage and screen resume, which boasts two Tony Awards, 10 Broadway productions, six Tony nominations and over eight TV shows where he was a feat…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Waitress' Caitlin Houlahan on Her Pie Evolution and Looking Forward to Girl From the North Country by Caitlin Moynihan

Caitlin Houlahan is currently in her third shift in Waitress, and will help close out the long-running show as it prepares to close on January 5. Originally joining the cast as the quirky w…

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Catch Tom Hiddleston, Raúl Esparza, Marisa Tomei and More Before Their Shows Close in December by Caitlin Moynihan

December means the holiday season is officially here, and we have to say goodbye to some wonderful shows on and off-Broadway. This month's losses include two Broadway play revivals, severa…

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Mean Girls' Becca Petsersen on Finding 'Happiness on Another Level' Through Dance by Caitlin Moynihan

Growing up in Carmel, Indiana with three sisters and a brother, Mean Girl's cast member Becca Petersen started dancing early. "My mom put the girls in dance class when I was four years ol…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Do You Like Ike? Daniel J. Watts on Playing the 'Villain' in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Daniel J. Watts is bringing the life of Ike Turner, Tina Turner's abusive Grammy-winning ex-husband, to the stage in Broadway's Tina: The Tina Turner Musical. Having previously appeared in e…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

The Inheritance's Darryl Gene Daughtry Jr. and Arturo Luís Soria on the Play's Powerful and Healing Effect by Caitlin Moynihan

Darryl Gene Daughtry Jr. and Arturo Luís Soria can now be seen making their Broadway debuts in Matthew Lopez's two-part play The Inheritance. The two play several characters throughout the…

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Brooke Averi and Jessie Crouch say Being a Radio City Rockette is Like 'Being an Athlete in Diamonds' by Caitlin Moynihan

The Radio City Rockettes (Photo: Brooke Rethwill) Brooke Averi and Jessie Crouch can be seen high-kicking their way through the holiday season in The Christmas Spectacular Starring The Rad…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

The Search for Roxie Finalists on Prepping for the Audition of a Lifetime and All That Jazz by Caitlin Moynihan

The Search for Roxie is on and after a nationwide casting call, the three finalists voted on by fans got one step closer to playing the role on Broadway. The three Roxie hopefuls, Kate G…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Argentinian Star Maia Reficco on Sharing the Role of Eva Perón with Solea Pfeiffer in Evita and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Maia Reficco is known for starring in Nickelodeon Latin America's Kally's Mashup, a TV series that features a mashup of classical and pop music. Now, the 19-year-old Argentinian star is ap…

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Go Inside the Enchanting Opening Night of A Christmas Carol on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's the most wonderful time of the year, especially on Broadway. A Christmas Carol, starring Campbell Scott, opened at the Lyceum Theatre on November 20 for a limited holiday run through …

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Monday, November 18, 2019

For Colored Girls Standout Jayme Lawson on Finding Empowerment on Stage and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Six months ago Jayme Lawson was preparing to graduate from Juilliard group 48. Now, she's appearing as the Lady in Red in Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When …

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The Fans Have Chosen! Meet the Top Three Finalists in The Search For Roxie by Caitlin Moynihan

The votes have been counted and now we know the top three finalists in The Search for Roxie! After Chicago casting directors Duncan Stewart and Benton Whitely as well as longtime star Charl…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Ain't Too Proud's Christian Thompson on Finding Vindication on Broadway After Years of Hip-Hop Training by Caitlin Moynihan

For Ain't Too Proud standout Christian Thompson, acting and dancing professionally was never not a possibility. Growing up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Thompson was surrounded by music thank…

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They're Here! Get a First Look at Matthew Lopez's Two-Part Play The Inheritance by Caitlin Moynihan

Matthew Lopez's The Inheritance has arrived on Broadway, and now you can get a first look into the epic two-part play. After an Olivier-winning West End production, the new work will open at…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Ryan Vasquez 'Plays Two Sides of the Coin' by Alternating Roles in The Wrong Man by Caitlin Moynihan

Ryan Vasquez can currently be seen in the Ross Golan's twice-extended world premiere musical The Wrong Man as the Man in Black and Duran, usually played by Joshua Henry, at certain performa…

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Go Inside the Winter Spectacle of Slava's Snowshow on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Winter is coming and Slava's Snowshow is coming with it! The revival of Slava's Snowshow is playing at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre through January 5, and now you can get a glimpse of the ma…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Star Kate Reinders on Wearing 'Every Pink Outfit Possible' by Caitlin Moynihan

Kate Reinders is known for her Broadway turns in Wicked, Something Rotten, Beautiful and more. Now, she's headlining the new Disney+ TV show High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. Wit…

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Leslie Odom Jr. Won't Tell You Why He Named His First Original Solo Album Mr by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. has had a busy three years. After winning a Tony Award for his portrayal of Aaron Burr in Hamilton, he released his self-titled album, starred in Murder on the O…

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It's Your Final Chance to Vote for the Top 3 Finalists in The Search for Roxie by Caitlin Moynihan

Time is running out to vote for your favorite performer to get a spot as the top three finalists in The Search for Roxie! In the second episode, Chicago casting directors Duncan Stewart and …

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Santino Fontana Talks His 27 Tootsie Costume Changes & More on New Episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal by Caitlin Moynihan

The latest episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, the monthly national TV show about Broadway and the theater community, will air on November 10 in New York City and feature interv…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Preston Truman Boyd Says Playing Javert in the Les Misérables National Tour Was 'Written in the Stars' by Caitlin Moynihan

Preston Truman Boyd is getting ready to go across the country by joining the national tour of Les Misérables as the newest Javert. Known for his roles in Broadway's Kiss Me, Kate, The Play…

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How Andy Señor Jr. Went from Producing Rent in Cuba to Making a Documentary by Caitlin Moynihan

Andy Señor Jr. has been involved with Rent since 1997, and now he's offering audiences an inside look into the musical's historic 2015 Cuban production with the new documentary Revolution R…

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