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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Ben Cook is second ‘West Side Story’ actor to suffer injury in Broadway show by Deadline

A second actor in Broadway’s “West Side Story” has suffered an onstage injury, and this time he’ll leave the show: Ben Cook, who played the role of Riff, sustained the unspecified in…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Carole King musical offers free tickets to furloughed federal workers by Deadline

"Beautiful" producers have announced that workers hit by President Trump’s partial government shutdown will be given admission to select performances.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Laura Benanti to replace Lauren Ambrose in ‘My Fair Lady’ on Broadway by Deadline

Ambrose’s final "My Fair Lady" performance will be Sunday, Oct. 21.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Keri Russell to join Adam Driver in ‘Burn This’ Broadway revival by Deadline

The play begins performances in March 2019 at a theater to be announced.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

‘Tootsie’ musical to open on Broadway in April 2019 by Deadline

"Tootsie," the musical adaptation of the hit 1982 Dustin Hoffman comedy, will begin previews March 29, 2019, at the Marquis Theatre, with an opening date of Tuesday, April 23.

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Broadway’s ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ is closing by Deadline

It's set to close Sunday, September 16.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

‘Groundhog Day’ star Andy Karl lands lead in ‘Pretty Woman’ on Broadway by Deadline

He’ll play Edward Lewis (Richard Gere in the 1990 movie) opposite Samantha Barks’ Vivian (the role that made a superstar of Julia Roberts).

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‘Hair’ live musical heading to NBC by Deadline

"Hair" spawned such memorable songs as “Aquarius,” “Good Morning Starshine” and “Easy to Be Hard.”

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Jimmy Buffett musical ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ to cruise out of Broadway by Deadline

The Jimmy Buffett jukebox musical is planning a 2019 national tour.

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Kerry Washington, Robert De Niro to present at Tony Awards by Deadline

Mikhail Baryshnikov, Tina Fey, Billy Joel and John Leguizamo are among those confirmed to present.

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Bruce Springsteen set to perform at Tony Awards by Deadline

The Boss will get a special Tony Award for "Springsteen on Broadway."

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Kerry Washington to return to Broadway with ‘American Son’ by Deadline

She will co-star with "Rescue Me" star Steven Pasquale.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

The internet is not happy with ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s cancellation by Deadline

The Twitterverse is exploding with reaction following the cancellation of cult comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine on Fox. Cast members, producers, and famous fans including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Seth M…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Broadway’s ‘Cher Show’ finds its Chers by Deadline

Actresses Teal Wicks and Micaela Diamond will join the previously announced Stephanie J. Block as the legendary singer at three stages in her life.

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Josh Charles to make Broadway debut alongside Armie Hammer by Deadline

He'll star in Young Jean Lee’s dark comedy "Straight White Men."

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano heading to Broadway together by Deadline

Hawke and Dano will star in a new Broadway production of Sam Shepard’s "True West."

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Monday, March 19, 2018

First look at Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland by Deadline

The actress transforms for her role in "Judy."

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tom Hanks to star alongside Rita Wilson in ‘Henry IV’ by Deadline

Forrest Gump as Sir John Sack-and-Sugar? Believe it.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

CBS passes on more episodes of Jeremy Piven drama by Deadline

The network recently launched an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against the actor.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Disney Channel character will be the first to come out as gay by Deadline

In a first for Disney Channel, a key character on its popular tween series Andi Mack will realize he’s gay and come out to his friends. The story arc will mark the channel’s first depict…

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Lady Gaga documentary to premiere at Toronto Film Festival by Deadline

The fest runs Sept. 7-17.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Joshua Jackson to make Broadway debut by Deadline

Performances of "Children Of A Lesser God" will begin at Studio 54 in March 2018.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

‘Jersey Boys’ return heading off-Broadway by Deadline

Dates and casting have yet to be announced.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Broadway to dim lights in honor of Sam Shepard by Deadline

The legendary playwright, director and actor died over the weekend after a long battle with ALS.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Cher confirms musical about her life will hit Broadway in 2018 by Deadline

The show will feature songs from Cher’s catalog and chronicle her life and more.

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Cyndi Lauper adapting ‘Working Girl’ for the stage by Deadline

Lauper has been teamed with book writer Kim Rosenstock (Fox’s "New Girl") to write the musical, based on Kevin Wade’s screenplay.

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Monday, December 12, 2016

‘La La Land’, ‘People v. O.J.,’ score multiple Golden Globe nods by Deadline

The  74th annual Golden Globe Awards nominations ceremony were announcned morning at the Beverly Hilton, kicking the awards season into an even higher gear. The marquee Best Motion Picture-…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

‘Wicked’ Movie Gets December 2019 Release Date by Deadline

Universal has staked out December 20, 2019 for its feature adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Wicked. It’s been a long journey for this Wizard of Oz prequel to the big screen. …

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