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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Go Inside Laramie: A Legacy With Mary Louise Parker, Adam Rippon, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The benefit reading honored Matthew Shepard and the progress that has been made to erase hate since his death.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

See the Cast and Creative Team of Broadway's The Prom Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The musical comedy, directed and choreographed by Tony winner Casey Nicholaw, will begin previews October 23.

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

How Taylor Iman Jones Brings the Beat to Broadway in Head Over Heels by Marc J. Franklin

The actor, starring as Mopsa in the Go-Go’s musical, shares how her experience creating a new musical, training for Broadway, and making the theatre more inclusive.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Get a Backstage Look at the Cast of Broadway’s Torch Song by Marc J. Franklin

Harvey Fierstein’s play will begin performances on Broadway October 9 at the Hayes Theatre.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

See Aasif Mandvi Meet the Press Ahead of the Return of Sakina’s Restaurant by Marc J. Franklin

The former Daily Show correspondent will return to the stage in a limited run of his Obie-winning play at the Minetta Lane.

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Go Inside Waitress’ 1000th Performance Celebration by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award-nominated musical by Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson commemorated the occasion with a special post-show performance September 19.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Take a Look at the National Tour of Finding Neverland by Marc J. Franklin

The new touring production is set to launch September 28 in Elmira, New York.

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Friday, September 14, 2018

See the Cast and Creative Team of Broadway’s American Son Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The production, starring Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale, is set to begin performances at the Booth Theatre October 6.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Go Inside the New York Screening of Ethan Hawke’s Film Blaze by Marc J. Franklin

The movie is directed and co-written by Tony and Oscar nominee Hawke.

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Sunday, September 9, 2018

See Amy Poehler, Julia Roberts, and More Visit Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

See who stopped by the Great White Way this summer.

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Saturday, September 8, 2018

Check Out the Latest Crop of 2018–2019 Broadway Marquees by Marc J. Franklin

See the newest show art decorating the Great White Way.

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Go Inside Gingold Theatrical Group’s Celebration of Heartbreak House by Marc J. Franklin

The new Off-Broadway adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s play will officially open September 9 at Theatre Row.

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See Shiri Maimon Meet the Press Ahead of her Broadway Debut in Chicago by Marc J. Franklin

The Israeli recording artist is set to join the company of the Tony-winning revival September 21.

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See the Company of the Dear Evan Hansen National Tour Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The touring production of the Tony-winning musical will launch September 25 in Denver before going on to play 50 U.S. cities.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Go Inside Rehearsals for the North American Tour of Miss Saigon by Marc J. Franklin

The recent Broadway revival of the Tony-winning epic will launch a U.S. national tour September 21 in Providence, Rhode Island.

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A Sneak Peek at A Star is Born With Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga by Marc J. Franklin

The third remake the 1937 film hits theatres October 5.

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The Cast of Broadway's The Lifespan of a Fact Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

Starring Bobby Cannavale, Cherry Jones, and Daniel Radcliffe, the world premiere begins performances at Studio 54 September 20.

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Go Inside Rehearsals for the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory National Tour by Marc J. Franklin

The production, starring Noah Weisberg as Willy Wonka, is set to Launch September 21 in Buffalo, New York.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A First Look at Heartbreak House Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Gingold Theatrical Group production will officially open September 9 at Theatre Row.

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See Stockard Channing, Hugh Dancy, and the Cast of Apologia Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The new play by Alexi Kaye Cambell is set to debut Off-Broadway at Roundabout September 27.

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Go Inside Nicolette Robinson’s Broadway Debut in Waitress by Marc J. Franklin

The Invisible Thread and Brooklynite star stepped into the role of Jenna in the Sara Bareilles musical September 4.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

A Look Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of Donja R. Love’s Fireflies by Marc J. Franklin

DeWanda Wise and Khris Davis star in the Atlantic Theater Company production Off-Broadway.

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Go Inside Rehearsals for Broadway’s The Ferryman by Marc J. Franklin

Jez Butterworth’s Olivier Award-winning play by will begin performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs theatre October 2.

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

How did the Stars of Mean Girls, SpongeBob, Be More Chill, and More Spend Their Summers? by Marc J. Franklin

Ashley Park, Ethan Slater, George Salazar, and more show how us Broadway enjoys the beautiful weather in New York City.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A First Look at Hamilton's Leslie Odom, Jr. in CBS’ One Dollar by Marc J. Franklin

The new mystery series for CBS All Access is set to premiere on August 30.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

See Rebecca Luker, Sally Wilfert, Ann Hampton Callaway, and More Preview Upcoming Shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Marc J. Franklin

Take a look at some of the shows hitting the stage at Feinstein’s/54 Below this month.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

See Be More Chill, Once on This Island, and More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park by Marc J. Franklin

The free lunchtime concert series concluded with a final show August 16.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

See Kristine Nielsen, Annette O’Toole, and The Cast of A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

The Tennessee Williams tragicomedy about four women in Depression-era St. Louis will begin performances September 14.

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Explore the Metropolitan Museum of Art with The Band Visit’s Adam Kantor by Marc J. Franklin

The actor, currently starring in the Tony Award winning hit musical, takes us inside one of his favorite ways to beat the summer heat along with his grandmother.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Journey Through Central Park With Laura Osnes by Marc J. Franklin

Accompanied by her dog, the Tony nominee gives us an inside look at how she enjoys her summer.

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Go Inside the Opening Night of Be More Chill Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz Musical opened at the Signature Theatre August 9.

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