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Friday, December 14, 2018

Mean Girls' Erika Henningsen Digs into Donuts, Drops a Beat & More on Side by Side by Susan Blackwell by Lindsey Sullivan

Erika Henningsen in Mean Girls (Photo by Joan Marcus) vlogger and Star of the Year nominee Erika Henningsen is playing Cady Heron in Tina Fey's Tony-nominated musical come…

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Anastasia Newcomer Cody Simpson on the YouTube Video That Rocketed Him to Fame & His Fervent Fans by Lindsey Sullivan

Cody Simpson in Anastasia (Photo by Evan Zimmerman) Cody Simpson recently made his Broadway debut at the Broadhurst Theatre as Dmitry in Anastasia. The Australian native is no stranger to …

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All Rise! See Who Turned Out for To Kill a Mockingbird's Star-Studded Opening Night by Lindsey Sullivan

The highly anticipated stage adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird opened at Broadway's Shubert Theatre on December 13. The world premiere features …

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Who Will Be the 2018 Star of the Year? Vote Now! by Lindsey Sullivan

The halls are decked, the Christmas cookies are frosted (and let’s be honest—taste-tested!) and “best of the year” props are being handed out left and right. Well now…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Once On This Island's Hailey Kilgore Gushes about Corbin Bleu, Gifts Susan Blackwell a Christmas Riff & More on Side by Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Hailey Kilgore in Once On This Island (Photo by Joan Marcus) Hailey Kilgore has had quite a year. On December 3, 2017, she took her opening night bow in Once On This Island as Ti Moune, th…

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The Band's Visit, Once On This Island, Jesus Christ Superstar Live, The Greatest Showman & More Nab Grammy Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Nominations were announced this morning for the 61st annual Grammy Awards, which will take place on February 10, 2019; a host will be announced at a later date. Four Broadway productions as …

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Close Shave! Check Out Santino Fontana as Dorothy Michaels in Tootsie by Lindsey Sullivan

Tootsie, the new musical based on the acclaimed 1982 comedy classic, is heading to the Great White Way this spring. The story follows talented but difficult actor Michael Dorsey, played by T…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Looking for Glitzy Portraits of Stephanie J. Block & the Cast of The Cher Show? We Got You, Babe! by Lindsey Sullivan

The stars of The Cher Show are just as glam as the icon they celebrate every night on Broadway! The eagerly anticipated new musical officially opened at the Neil Simon Theatre on D…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Welcome to the Island! Michelle Williams Celebrates Her Broadway Bow in Once On This Island by Lindsey Sullivan

The Circle in the Square Theatre is jumpin', jumpin'! That's because Destiny's Child and Broadway alumna Michelle Williams is now playing Erzulie in the Tony-winning revival …

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Torch Song to End Broadway Run Early; National Tour to Star Michael Urie by Lindsey Sullivan

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song will end its run at the Helen Hayes Theatre on January 6, 2019 instead of playing out its announced limited engagement through February 24, 2019. …

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Here's a First Look at Jeff Daniels & the Cast of Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird by Lindsey Sullivan

The highly anticipated stage adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird is playing at the Shubert Theatre. Written by Oscar winner Aaron Sorking and directed…

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

King Kong Star Eric William Morris Monkeys Around with Susan Blackwell on Side by Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Christiani Pitts & Eric William Morrisin King Kong (Photo by Joan Marcus) Eric William Morris has been performing on the stage and screen for some time, appearing on the Great White Way as…

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The Cher Show, the Return of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel & More December Picks by Lindsey Sullivan

Oh by gosh, by golly, it’s time for mistletoe and holly—and our picks for December! That means three Chers a’singin, two plays op'nin’ and Bruce Springsteen on Ne…

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Culturalist Challenge! Rank Your Top 10 Cher Movies That Should Be Adapted for Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we're challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to …

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Tony Winner Hugh Jackman to Take Solo Show on the Road by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony-winning stage-and-screen star Hugh Jackman is hitting the road! The showman is planning an international tour for his stage show. Jackman fans can look forward to him singing tunes from…

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Oscar-Winning Muhammad Ali Documentary When We Were Kings Set for Stage Musical Adaptation by Lindsey Sullivan

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! The 1996 film When We Were Kings will become a stage musical. Producer David Sonenberg is developing the Oscar-winning documentary about the champio…

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Friday, November 23, 2018

Head Over Heels' Bonnie Milligan Serenades Susan Blackwell with Celine Dion & Squirrels, Samples Snails & More on Side by Side by Lindsey Sullivan

She's got the beat! Bonnie Milligan plays belting badass Princess Pamela in Broadway's super splashy Go-Go's musical Head Over Heels. Before the standout talent made her Great Wh…

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Smash Alum Katharine McPhee to Make Her West End Debut in Waitress by Lindsey Sullivan

After making her Great White Way debut as Jenna in Waitress, Katharine McPhee will reprise the role in London. The star who gained legions of fans as Karen Cartwright on the Broadway-th…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Sing Out! The Cast of Oscar Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy Prep for Broadway Bow by Lindsey Sullivan

Choir Boy, a play with music, that tells the story of a young man ready to take his rightful place as leader of his school's gospel choir. The piece marks the Broadway debut of Moon…

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See YouTube Star Conor Maynard Make His Broadway Debut in Kinky Boots by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony-winning Broadway production of Kinky Boots welcomed British pop star and YouTube sensation Conor Maynard to the role of Charlie Price on November 19. snapped some fun p…

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Do You Believe? Cher Visits Stephanie J. Block & the Cast of The Cher Show on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Talk about a memorable visit! Music megastar and Oscar winner Cher recently surprised the cast at a rehearsal for The Cher Show. She was also in attendance for several performances last week…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Samantha Barks, Andy Karl & the Cast of Pretty Woman Celebrate 100 Broadway Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

The company of Pretty Woman: The Musical, including stars Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Orfeh, Eric Anderson, director Jerry Mitchell, songwriter Jim Vallance and more, celebrated 100 Broadway …

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Stars Roll Out the Flannel Carpet for The Other Josh Cohen's Opening Night by Lindsey Sullivan

The Other Josh Cohen's stars and collaborators David Rossmer and Steve Rosen hit the red flannel carpet on November 12. The longtime BFFs celebrated the off-Broadway opening of their mus…

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Welcome to Broadway, Mike Birbiglia! See the Comedian Celebrate Opening Night of The New One by Lindsey Sullivan

Following an acclaimed off-Broadway run at the Cherry Lane Theatre, Mike Birbiglia's latest solo work The New One opened at the Cort Theatre on November 11. The comedian has been hailed …

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The Fans Have Spoken! Your Fave 10 Monsters Who Have Stomped Down Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

In honor of last week's larger-than-life Broadway opening for King Kong, we asked you about creatures of the past and present who have taken the Great White Way by storm. Fans ranke…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

See American Son's Steven Pasquale, Kerry Washington & More Step Inside the Portrait Booth by Lindsey Sullivan

Christoper Demos-Brown's American Son officially bowed on Broadway on November 4. Scandal star Kerry Washington and stage and screen fave Steven Pasquale play parents looking for their m…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

A Family Affair: Torch Song's Michael Urie, Mercedes Ruehl & More Pose in the Portrait Booth by Lindsey Sullivan

Following an acclaimed off-Broadway run last year at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater, Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song is back on the Great White Way. This time, stage-and-screen star…

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You're Invited! Check Out These Fab, Fun Photos from Broadway's New Musical The Prom by Lindsey Sullivan

Get your corsage ready! The Prom has arrived on Broadway. The new musical comedy, which features Broadway favorites Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber, Angie Schworer and mor…

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Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Shondaland Stars Who Should Come to Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we're challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to …

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Mike Faist, Steven Levenson & More Celebrate Days of Rage's Off-Broadway Opening by Lindsey Sullivan

Dear Evan Hansen's Tony-winning scribe Steven Levenson has a new play on the New York scene. Days of Rage, which tells the story of five 20-something radicals living together in upstate …

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tonight Belongs to You! Stars Step Out to Celebrate Casey Nicholaw at The Prom by Lindsey Sullivan

What a celebration! Current stars and alums from director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw's many Broadway projects, including Mean Girls, Aladdin and more, stepped out to attend his latest …

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