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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The West End's Frozen, Starring Stephanie McKeon and Samantha Barks, Delays Opening by Caitlin Moynihan

The West End production of Frozen has delayed its opening night due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Frozen was originally announced to open in November 2020, and then pushed back to April …

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda Honored By Hollywood Critics Association & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Lin-Manuel Miranda Named Honoree of the Hollywood Critics Association Tony-winning Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will…

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Offers Hope and Gratitude with New Video by Caitlin Moynihan

In the 10 months since Broadway went dark due to the COVID-19 pandemic, theatermakers have found new ways to bring the magic of Broadway into our homes. In this just-released video, Broadwa…

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

Bridgerton Gets the Musical Treatment Thanks to This TikTok Star by Caitlin Moynihan

Bridgerton, a period drama produced by Shonda Rhimes based on Julia Quinn's novels, features a story in Regency-era London and follows the town's most illustrious families as they are scrut…

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The Devil Wears Prada Musical Pushes Premiere Date to Summer 2022 by Caitlin Moynihan

The world premiere of The Devil Wears Prada will now debut at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre in July 2022. Originally announced for a 2020 premiere, the show shifted its run to 20…

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Watch Dulé Hill & More Offer the Lowdown on The Tap Dance Kid at Encores! by Caitlin Moynihan

Emmy nominee Dulé Hill is showing off his tap dancing roots in New York City Center's newest episode of Encores! Inside the Revival. The series features Encores! Artistic Director Lear deBe…

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Odds & Ends: Tony Goldwyn and Daniel Dae Kim to Lead New Series & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Tony Goldwyn and Daniel Dae Kim to Lead Disease-Focused Anthology Series Broadway alums Tony Goldwyn and Daniel Dae Kim are…

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Odds & Ends: Rebecca Luker Award Established & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music Announces Annual Rebecca Luker Award The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music's Board of Tru…

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1984 Stage Play to Become Five-Part Limited TV Series by Caitlin Moynihan

Big brother is watching you. Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s stage adaptation of George Orwell's 1984 is being turned into a five-part limited series, according to Deadline. The indepe…

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Brendan Fraser to Star in Film Adaptation of Samuel D. Hunter’s Play The Whale by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar-nominated director Darren Aronofsky is set to direct a movie adaptation of Samuel D. Hunter’s play The Whale for A24. Brendan Fraser will star as the morbidly obese man hiding away …

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Nick Jonas Eyes Role of Frankie Valli in Filmed Jersey Boys Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Nick Jonas is in talks to star as Frankie Valli in an upcoming "streaming production" of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, according to Deadline. The musical's original Broadway produc…

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Tony Winner Donna Murphy Joins HBO Max's Gossip Girl Reboot by Caitlin Moynihan

School is now in session for Donna Murphy! According to OK!, the two-time Tony winner is set to appear in HBO Max's upcoming Gossip Girl reboot. Murphy will play the headmistress at one of s…

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Monday, January 11, 2021

Odds & Ends: Grammy-Winning The Color Purple Special Album to be Released on Vinyl & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Grammy-Winning The Color Purple Cast Album to be Released as Purple Vinyl Broadway Records has announced the upcoming speci…

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Friday, January 8, 2021

Tony Winner Tonya Pinkins to Join Adrienne Warren-Led Women of the Movement Series by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Tonya Pinkins has joined ABC’s upcoming limited series Women of the Movement, according to Deadline. The show stars the previously announced Tony nominee Adrienne Warren as Ma…

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Get a First Look of Derek DelGaudio's Spellbinding In & Of Itself Film by Caitlin Moynihan

Are your eyes playing tricks on you, or are you simply watching the just-released trailer of Derek DelGaudio's In & Of Itself? The filmed version of DelGaudio's spellbinding show will pr…

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Law & Order: SVU to Hire 'Every Broadway Actor' They Can While Shutdown Continues by Caitlin Moynihan

While Broadway theaters are set to remain dark through May 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, stage actors are being sought out by one of the longest-running TV shows. Law and Ord…

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Lashana Lynch to Play Miss Honey in Upcoming Matilda Movie Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Lashana Lynch will soon have to deal with some revolting children! The No Time Left to Die star has joined the cast of Netflix's Matilda movie musical as Miss Honey, according to The Hollyw…

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Tony Nominee Noma Dumezweni Joins Live-Action Little Mermaid Movie by Caitlin Moynihan

Noma Dumezweni is going under the sea! Dumezweni is set to appear in the The Little Mermaid live-action film, according to Deadline. She will portray a new character in the remake, which st…

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Monday, January 4, 2021

James Graham & Elton John's Upcoming Tammy Faye Bakker Musical Aims for 2021 Bow by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony nominee James Graham has offered an update on his upcoming musical based on the life of former televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker. “We’ve made real progress and we got a workshop to…

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

See Marty Thomas, Marissa Rosen & More Stage Favorites Give 'Hard Candy Christmas' a Zoom-Style Cover by Caitlin Moynihan

'Tis the season for holiday music and this fresh cover of "Hard Candy Christmas" from The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is sure to be on repeat. Although this time of year may look a littl…

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Friday, December 18, 2020

Here We Go Again! Mamma Mia! to Resume West End Performances in June 2021 by Caitlin Moynihan

The dancing queen is ready to dance again! Mamma Mia! will resume performances at its West End home, the Novello Theatre, beginning on June 7, 2021. The ABBA musical first opened in April 1…

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It's All About Meryl! Watch Drag Stars Pay Tribute to Meryl Streep With Song from The Prom by Caitlin Moynihan

It's all about Meryl! In honor of Ryan Murphy's recently released film adaptation of Broadway's The Prom, Netflix gathered 11 famous drag divas to transform into the characters of Meryl St…

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Rise Up! Hamilton Announces West End Return in May 2021 by Caitlin Moynihan

Are you willing to wait for it? Lin-Manuel Miranda's award-winning Hamilton will return to the West End's Victoria Palace Theatre on May 15, 2021. The musical opened in London in December 20…

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Moulin Rouge! Shifts Launch of National Tour to Chicago in 2022 by Caitlin Moynihan

Moulin Rouge! has announced a new schedule for its previously announced national touring production. Originally set to launch at New Orleans' Saenger Theatre in November 2020, the Tony-nomin…

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Moulin Rouge Promises It 'Will Be Back' in Touching New Video by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been over nine months since it was first announced that Broadway would shutdown due to COVID-19. Originally announced to last one month, the shutdown has been extended to last at least …

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Odds & Ends: Ramin Karimloo and Laura Osnes Lead Houdini Musical Reading & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Houdini Musical Holds Reading With Ramin Karimloo and Laura Osnes  Tony nominees Laura Osnes and Ramin Karimloo recently a…

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Friday, December 11, 2020

Disney Announces New Movie Encanto with Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Prequel to The Lion King & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Disney announced a slew of upcoming projects from Disney Animation, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney Plus for its annual Disney Investor Day. While over 50 mo…

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

Jo Ellen Pellman on Her Audition for The Prom and Being Surrounded by 'Broadway Royalty' by Caitlin Moynihan

Jo Ellen Pellman landed a role of a lifetime when she was cast Emma in Ryan Murphy's film adaptation of the Broadway musical comedy The Prom, which arrives on Netflix on December 11. Pel…

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Watch Samantha Barks, Michael Ball, Marisha Wallace & More Sing Out on Royal Variety Performance by Caitlin Moynihan

London's annual Royal Variety Performance aired on December 8 and featured many stage favorites at the historic Blackpool Opera House. Since 1912 the event has been attended by the queen an…

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See Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose Perform a Bonus Song from Jingle Jangle by Caitlin Moynihan

This is one way to get into the holiday spirit! The recently released movie musical Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey boasts a starry cast that includes Tony winners Anika Noni Rose and Ph…

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Odds & Ends: Jessica Vosk Announces A Very Coco Christmas EP & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Jessica Vosk to Release A Very Coco Christmas EP Former Wicked star Jessica Vosk wants to help you get into the holiday s…

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