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Friday, February 28, 2020

See Lynn Whitfield and Leslie Uggams in This Exclusive Photo from the Phylicia Rashad-Directed Blue by Diep Tran

Tony winner Phylicia Rashad is revisiting a play she starred in 20 years ago. The first photos from Blue by Charles Randolph-Wright, and directed by Rashad, have been released. The play w…

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See Lynn Whitfield and Leslie Uggam in These Exclusive Photos from the Phylicia Rashad-Directed Blue by Diep Tran

Tony winner Phylicia Rashad is revisiting a play she starred in 20 years ago. The first photos from Blue by Charles Randolph-Wright, and directed by Rashad, have been released. The play w…

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'It's Been the Greatest Gift of My Life': Andrew Burnap Gets Ready to Say Goodbye to The Inheritance by Diep Tran

Andrew Burnap is currently making his Broadway debut in The Inheritance, Matthew Lopez’s two-part, 6.5-hour play about the effects of the AIDS epidemic on modern gay life. Burnap plays one…

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

An Exclusive Look at Lynn Nottage and Ricky Ian Gordon's Intimate Apparel Opera by Diep Tran

We have an exclusive photo of Intimate Apparel, a new opera based on Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage's 2003 drama. The piece, which features music by Ricky Ian Gordon, a li…

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Get an Exclusive First Look at Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel Opera by Diep Tran

Lynn Nottage is out of the bathroom and getting ready to open her new opera. The new Intimate Apparel opera released an exclusive first look at the show, which is based on Nottage's play o…

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'That's Rock 'n' Roll!' Get Inside Madison Square Garden as 18,000 Students Cheer on To Kill a Mockingbird by Diep Tran

The roar of the 18,000-member crowd as the players took their places at Madison Square Garden was enough to knock you back. But this wasn’t a Knicks game; this was an audience of New York…

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Meet the Down-to-Earth Cast of Girl From the North Country with These Exclusive Character Portraits by Diep Tran

Girl From the North Country, the new Broadway musical written and directed by Tony-nominated scribe Conor McPherson, features an ensemble cast, gathered to tell a slice-of-life narrative abo…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Tracy Letts, Jessie Mueller & the Cast of The Minutes Talk About Their New Political Comedy by Diep Tran

In case you haven't been getting enough politics on your television screens, The Minutes is coming to Broadway. The new play by two-time Tony winner Tracy Letts follows the inner workings …

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The We're Gonna Die Team Celebrated Death, and Life, at Their Off-Broadway Opening Night by Diep Tran

Their show may be called We're Gonna Die but that's no reason to be sad. The cast and creative team of the play-with-music celebrated their opening night on February 25 at the Sky Room. Th…

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Alex Newell Talks His NBC Show Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and Becoming Friends with Bernadette Peters by Diep Tran

Actor Alex Newell has had an extraordinary 2020 so far. Two weeks ago, he wrapped filming on season one of the new NBC television show Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist. He released a music vi…

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Take a First Look at the New Off-Broadway Play-With-Music Coal Country by Diep Tran

Coal Country, a new play-with-music currently running off-Broadway at the Public Theater, just released its first production photos. The production features music by three-time Grammy-winnin…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

See Dan Stevens and the Cast of Hangmen Discuss Their 'Dark and Funny' Broadway Play by Diep Tran

Martin McDonagh's newest Broadway play Hangmen may sound depressing; it's about an executioner in a small English town who finds himself out of work when capital punishment is abolished, b…

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Take a First Look at the New Off-Broadway Folk Musical Coal Country by Diep Tran

Coal Country, a new musical currently running off-Broadway at the Public Theater, just released its first production photos. The musical features music by three-time Grammy-winning country/f…

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See Lindsay Pearce, Sam Gravitte and Alexandra Billings in Their First Wicked Photos by Diep Tran

Wicked is about to welcome its newest stars. Lindsay Pearce, a runner up on television's The Glee Project, and Sam Gravitte, a former Wicked understudy, will take over the roles of Elph…

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See David Byrne & More Celebrate Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge! Director Alex Timbers by Diep Tran

Earlier this month, Tony-nominated director Alex Timbers had the rare honor of being an artist with three musicals running at the same time on Broadway. He's the director of the best-selli…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

See David Byrne & More Celebrate Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge! and American Utopia Director Alex Timbers by Diep Tran

Earlier this month, Tony-nominated director Alex Timbers had the rare honor of being a director with three musicals running at the same time on Broadway. He's the director of the best-sell…

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See Alexandra Socha & Douglas Sills on the Closing Night of Mack & Mabel at City Center by Diep Tran

We won't send roses, but roses did suit the limited engagement of Jerry Herman's rarely produced musical Mack & Mabel, which played the final performance of its limited engagement on Fe…

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Take a First Look at the Bob Dylan-Inspired Girl From the North Country by Diep Tran

Like a rolling stone, Girl From the North Country is headed towards its Broadway opening. The new musical, written and directed by Conor McPherson, and featuring the music of Bob Dylan, ha…

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See Uma Thurman, Bill Irwin & More at the Opening Night of Incantata Off-Broadway by Diep Tran

Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre celebrated the opening night of its newest production, Incantata by Paul Muldoon, on February 23. The play, written by Pulitzer-winning poet Muldoon,…

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See Lindsey Pearce, Sam Gravitte and Alexandra Billings in Their First Wicked Photos by Diep Tran

Wicked is about to welcome its newest stars. Lindsay Pearce, a runner up on television's The Glee Project, and Sam Gravitte, a former Wicked understudy, will take over the roles of Elph…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

See Aaron Sorkin & the Cast of To Kill a Mockingbird Prepare For Madison Square Garden by Diep Tran

"Those of you who felt that the 1,450 seat Shubert Theatre was perhaps too intimate a setting for To Kill A Mockingbird, we heard you," playwright Aaron Sorkin told the press on February 19…

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Grand Horizons' Priscilla Lopez on How to Tell If a Show Is Going to Be a Hit by Diep Tran

Last year, Tony-winning actor Priscilla Lopez got a call from Mandy Greenfield, the artistic director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts. The summer theater was producing …

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Tonight! Tonight! See Vanessa Hudgens, Alec Baldwin & More Celebrate the Opening Night of West Side Story by Diep Tran

The suns and moons and celebrities were all over the place for the West Side Story opening night. The new Broadway revival of the seminal musical opened on February 20 at the Broadway Thea…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Black Swan! Star Wars!: Get a First Look at the New Play All the Natalie Portmans by Diep Tran

The production photos have been released for All the Natalie Portmans by C.A. Johnson, a new off-Broadway play currently running at MCC Theater, and true to its name, there are multiple Na…

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Shark Actors Kevin Zambrano and Marc Crousillat on Why West Side Story Should Be Reinvented by Diep Tran

Kevin Zambrano may be making his Broadway debut playing a member of the Sharks gang in West Side Story, but this isn’t his first exposure to the iconic Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents an…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

How West Side Story Then and Now Uses Music, Dance and Politics to Portray 'An Anthology of America' by Diep Tran

The West Side Story revival is about to open on Broadway and it promises to be entirely different from the versions that have come before it. For one, the show is no longer set in 1957. It…

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Something's Coming! Get a First Look at the New West Side Story Revival by Diep Tran

Something's coming, something good. The photos for the anticipated revival of West Side Story have been released, and it seems the Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents and Leonard Bernstein c…

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See Ciara Renée and McKenzie Kurtz Take Their First Broadway Bows in Frozen by Diep Tran

The cold definitely did not bother Ciara Renée and McKenzie Kurtz on February 18, as they took their first Broadway bows as the new leads of Frozen. Renée replaced Caissie Levy as Elsa …

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Corbin Bleu to Star in Catch Me If You Can in Washington, D.C. by Diep Tran

Corbin Bleu, last seen on Broadway in Kiss Me, Kate, is about to dance his way out of some white-collar crimes. Bleu will star as the conman Frank Abagnale Jr. in a production of Catch Me…

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Take a First Look at Katori Hall's Newest Play, The Hot Wing King at Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre by Diep Tran

Katori Hall is having a busy season. She's the book writer of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway, and she has a world premiere play at off-Broadway's Signature Theatre. Titled The H…

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Krysta Rodriguez to Play Liza Minnelli in Ryan Murphy's Halston Series for Netflix by Diep Tran

Producer Ryan Murphy has released the first look at his upcoming Halston series on Netflix, starring Ewan McGregor as the famed fashion designer who designed for Jackie Kennedy and who the…

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