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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein Wrote a Special Kinky Boots Song In Response to North Carolina Bathroom Bill by Hilary Weaver

Before their performance in Raleigh, North Carolina, the cast of Kinky Boots took the opposite approach of many artists who pulled out of performing in the state: They sang in response to th…

SOURCE: New York Magazine at 07:32AM
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

In Politically On-Point Moment, Meryl Streep and Christine Baranski Played Donald and Hillary at the Annual Shakespeare in the Park Gala by Hilary Weaver

Well, if there was ever a person to get Shakespeare right, it's Meryl Streep. The Academy Award goddess, recent foodstagram star, and Hamilton belter, performed at Monday's annual Shakespear…

SOURCE: Vulture at 07:29AM
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Idina Menzel Is Here for #GiveElsaaGirlfriend — Ball’s In Your Court, Disney by Hilary Weaver

Earlier this month, the Frozen-fan Twitterverse was all about Queen Elsa's love life — particularly about the prospective women in her life. The #GiveElsaaGirlfriend campaign quickly becam…

SOURCE: Vulture at 08:23AM
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Hamilton’s Schuyler Sisters Took Over MObama’s Instagram by Hilary Weaver

The cast of Hamilton showed up at the White House today for a live performance, and if you haven't already clicked on and shared the live stream link to anyone and everyone, here is a little…

SOURCE: Vulture at 04:14PM
Monday, February 1, 2016

Here’s What the IRL Pink Ladies’ Instagrams Might Look Like, Via the Cast of Grease: Live by Hilary Weaver

Before the live broadcast of Grease: Live Sunday, the Pink Ladies cast sent out all their excitement through the social media channels.In true style of the trendiest gals in school, Vanessa …

SOURCE: Vulture at 06:34AM

The Original Frenchy Appeared As the Wise Waitress Who Consoled the New Frenchy in Grease: Live by Hilary Weaver

Before the live show aired, Fox announced that Didi Conn, a.k.a. the Original Frenchy in the 1978 Grease, would be appearing in a bit part. But when she appeared onscreen to console Carly Ra…

SOURCE: Vulture at 06:34AM

Lin-Manuel Miranda Related Watching Grease: Live to Giving Birth by Hilary Weaver

Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda is obviously a huge supporter of those who can get up and belt out the songs to a classic musical onstage. So, when the cast of Grease: Live performed Sunday, h…

SOURCE: Vulture at 06:34AM
Thursday, January 28, 2016

Whoopi Goldberg Visited The Color Purple and Fits Right In With the Powerful Cast by Hilary Weaver

Whoopi Goldberg visited The Color Purple cast on Broadway, and the photo session that ensued was entirely adorable. Goldberg's visit to the show was one into familiar territory. In 1986, Who…

SOURCE: Vulture at 06:53AM
Monday, January 25, 2016

George Takei Gets Being Single on Valentine's Day and Can Write a Mean Pun by Hilary Weaver

Valentine's Day is nearly two weeks away, and George Takei took to Instagram to say he understands single folks' stress. Takei posted a picture of a milk carton with a February 14 expiration…

SOURCE: Vulture at 07:32AM

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards