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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

‘Wicked’ Returns With a Surprise Guest: Kristin Chenoweth by Laura Zornosa

The star, who originated the role of Glinda, helped welcome back the show, which has been seen by more than 60 million people in 100 cities around the world.

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Friday, August 27, 2021

JoJo Siwa to Have First Same-Sex ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Partner by Laura Zornosa

The “Dance Moms” alum and TikTok personality will join the ABC show as the first contestant to compete in a same-sex pairing.

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

‘1, 2, 3 … Exhale Together’: Broadway Families, Reunited at Last by Laura Zornosa

Before the reopenings were the in-person reunions. And hugs. So many hugs. Here’s a look at some of the first emotional moments on the road back.

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

Is Jeremy O. Harris’s Play for ‘Gossip Girl’ Real? Now It Is. by Laura Zornosa

Joshua Safran’s “Gossip Girl” reboot filmed a scene from an imaginary work by the “Slave Play” playwright. Then the Public Theater commissioned it.

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Monday, August 16, 2021

Museum of Broadway in Times Square Sets New Opening Date by Laura Zornosa

The first institution dedicated to the history of the Great White Way and the artistry of its shows and theaters plans to welcome visitors next summer.

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

New Work by Suzan-Lori Parks to Be Part of Public Theater Season by Laura Zornosa

“The Visitor” and “cullud wattah,” two shows postponed by the pandemic, will get their premieres alongside works by James Ijames, Shaina Taub and Lloyd Suh.

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Monday, July 26, 2021

American Ballet Theater’s Executive Director Announces Her Departure by Laura Zornosa

Kara Medoff Barnett, who has held the post for the last five and a half years, will leave later this year.

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Monday, July 19, 2021

Head of Classic Stage Company to Depart in 2022 by Laura Zornosa

The Tony Award-winning director John Doyle will leave after six years at the theater — but not before directing two musicals.

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

17 New York Arts Organizations Are Among Those Receiving $30 Million by Laura Zornosa

The Queens Museum, Harlem Stage and 44 other groups were chosen to receive aid from Bloomberg Philanthropies for digital innovation.

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

‘Waitress’ Is Returning to Broadway. So Is Sara Bareilles. by Laura Zornosa

The popular musical secured a limited engagement at the Ethel Barrymore Theater this fall. The singer and songwriter will reprise her role for six weeks.

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Sunday, June 27, 2021

Diverse Dance Companies Get a Lift From a New Partner: MacKenzie Scott by Laura Zornosa

The philanthropist gave millions to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet Hispánico, Dance Theater of Harlem and Urban Bush Women in her latest round of gifts.

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Juneteenth: 7 Events for Celebrating the Holiday in New York by Laura Zornosa

On Saturday, many of the city’s cultural venues are holding performances and parties to mark the emancipation of enslaved African Americans.

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