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Monday, January 27, 2020

Rob McClure on Becoming Mrs. Doubtfire in the Brilliant New Broadway Musical by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

Humor, heart, and a larger-than-life heroine: Sift those ingredients together with a lively original score, and the result is Mrs. Doubtfire, one of the most anticipated new musicals of the …

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Inside the Triumphant Broadway Return of Caroline, or Change by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

When Caroline, or Change opened on Broadway in 2004, critics hailed its unique blend of personal history, gorgeous music, and a title role with the epic scale of Gypsy’s Mama Rose. Set in …

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Harry Goes Global! Exciting Events at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

The Tony Award–winning phenomenon Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues to make headlines as the epic stage production expands its reach from Broadway and London to Melbourne and now…

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Meet the Man Behind the Magic of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

Jamie Harrison is a master magician, theater director, and renowned artistic director. But none of that mattered the day he had to demonstrate a moment of magic to J.K. Rowling. “I was ter…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Chris Cox Preps for a Magical Broadway Debut in The Illusionists by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

Chris Cox looks like your friendly next-door neighbor, with boyishly messy hair, oversized eyeglasses, and a wardrobe of colorful suspenders. But don’t underestimate this self-described …

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Paul Dabek Gets Set to Amaze Broadway Audiences in The Illusionists by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

Professional magicians tend to begin practicing their craft as kids, but Paul Dabek was extra-precocious, imitating the magicians he saw on TV when he was just three years old. “I would gr…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Inside the Blazing Broadway Revival of Lanford Wilson’s Burn This by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

The acclaimed Broadway revival of Burn This serves as a welcome reminder of playwright Lanford Wilson’s exploration of immense talent and humanity. Nominated for three 2019 Tony Awards, in…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Share the Excitement of First-Time Tony Nominees for Best Book of a Musical by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

For theater artists, a Tony Award nomination is the ultimate recognition, an honor that’s especially exciting the first time it happens. This season, seven composers and writers — six ma…

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Share the Excitement of First-Time Tony Nominees for Best Score of a Musical by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

For theater artists, a Tony Award nomination is the ultimate recognition, an honor that’s especially exciting the first time it happens. This season, seven composers and writers — six ma…

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