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Monday, July 15, 2019

Disney's Moana JR., Newsies JR., Finding Nemo JR., More to Join Music Theatre International Catalog by Logan Culwell-Block

Disney Theatrical Group will celebrate the releases by gifting a select number of public schools with free performance licenses.

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London Musical Theater Label First Night Records Acquired by Warner Music Group by Logan Culwell-Block

The label's back catalog includes such London cast albums as Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Mary Poppins, and Oliver!.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Music Theatre International Releases Elf the Musical for Licensing by Logan Culwell-Block

Based on the 2003 holiday movie, the musical from the creators of The Prom played Broadway in 2010 and 2012.

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Get a First Listen to 3 Tracks From Cleopatra Musical's World Premiere Recording by Logan Culwell-Block

Featuring performances from Motown's Nya, RuPaul's Drag Race star Dusty Ray Bottoms, and more, the album drops July 12.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse's Half Time to Release Cast Recording by Logan Culwell-Block

The musical features the final performance from the late Georgia Engel, co-starring with Tony winners André De Shields, Lillias White, and Donna McKechnie.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Can You Name the Broadway Show From Its Original Cast? by Logan Culwell-Block

If we name the players, can you name the production? Take our quiz to find out!

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Christopher Gattelli, Bob Martin, Matthew Sklar, More Sign On to Teach 2019 Freddie G Fellows by Logan Culwell-Block

This program from Music Theatre International unites outstanding theatre educators with Broadway professionals for four days of workshops.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

16 Broadway Shows That Closed Before Opening by Logan Culwell-Block

From ailing stars to jailed producers, the stories behind some of Broadway’s shortest runs are the stuff of legend.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

National Theater Institute to Sponsor Educational Theatre Association's Next Generation Works Program by Logan Culwell-Block

The suite of programs promotes original theatre writing by high school students.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Kander and Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys Released For Licensing From Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

A group of Wisconsin high school students will perform the work at the 90th annual International Thespian Festival, taking place in in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Monday, June 24, 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Watch James Corden Bring Les Misérables to the Streets of Paris in Crosswalk the Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

The Late Late Show host and Tony winner takes on the roles of Monsieur Thénardier, Jean Valjean, and Fantine.

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Mean Girls Licensing Rights Acquired by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

Written by Tina Fey, Jeff Richmond, and Nell Benjamin, the musical adaptation of the 2004 film continues its hit run at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Billy Porter Releases New Single, 'Love Yourself' by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony- and Grammy-winning Pose and Kinky Boots star's new track is available to stream and as a digital download.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival Announces 2019 Finalists by Logan Culwell-Block

Tickets are now on sale for the 44th edition of the nation's premiere short play competition.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

The 9 Oldest Performers to Win a Tony Award by Logan Culwell-Block

The definitive list of the oldest performers to win in each acting category.

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Junie B's Essential Survival Guide to School Released for Licensing by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich's theatrical follow-up to Junie B. Jones The Musical premiered Off-Broadway in 2016.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Oklahoma! Revival Sets Cast Album Release Dates by Logan Culwell-Block

The new production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein title is nominated for eight 2019 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical.

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Oklahoma! Revival Sets Cast Album Digital Release Dates by Logan Culwell-Block

The new production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein title is nominated for eight 2019 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical.

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Get a First Listen to Corbin Bleu Singing 'Bianca' from the New Kiss Me, Kate Cast Recording by Logan Culwell-Block

The album from the Tony-nominated revival is set for a June 7 digital release.

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Tootsie Cast Album to Be Released Digitally June 7 by Logan Culwell-Block

Santino Fontana leads the cast of the new Broadway musical, nominated for 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

How to Watch (or Stream) the 2019 Tony Awards by Logan Culwell-Block

Whether you’re tuning in on TV or online, here's how to catch Broadway's biggest night.

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Friday, May 31, 2019

International Thespian Society to Celebrate 90th Anniversary with Yearlong Celebration by Logan Culwell-Block

The new campaign encourages former Thespians to reconnect with the arts education advocacy group.

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Watch the New Music Video for 'People Will Say We're in Love,' From the Tony-Nominated Oklahoma! Revival by Logan Culwell-Block

Tony nominee Damon Daunno and Rebecca Naomi Jones sing the Rodgers and Hammerstein duet.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Tootsie Licensing Rights Acquired by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

Nominated for 11 2019 Tony Awards, the musical continues its run at Broadway's Marquis Theatre.

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Laura Benanti to Record EP of Songs From My Fair Lady by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony winner currently leads the cast of Lincoln Center Theater's Broadway revival of the Lerner and Loewe musical.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

2019 Tony Awards Season Compilation Album Reveals Track List by Logan Culwell-Block

The June release includes a special live performance from the late 2019 Special Tony Award recipient Marin Mazzie.

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Get a First Listen to Wicked Star Hannah Corneau Singing a Track From New Musical Renascence by Logan Culwell-Block

The Off-Broadway cast album is available May 24 from Broadway Records.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Watch Teaser for the Final Episode of Fosse/Verdon: ‘Providence’ by Logan Culwell-Block

As the limited series comes to a close, the Tony-winning choreographer reflects on his romantic relationships.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Listen to Aladdin's ‘Speechless,’ the New Princess Jasmine Song by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Alan Menken by Logan Culwell-Block

This tune is performed by Naomi Scott in the new live-action adaptation, which hits theatres May 24.

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