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Monday, December 9, 2019

Broadway’s ‘Beetlejuice’ Musical To End Run In June by Patrick Hipes

Producers of Broadway’s Tony-nominated Beetlejuice said Monday that the comedic musical based on Tim Burton’s 1988 cult movie will play its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Broadway To Dim Lights Tonight In Honor Of Harold Prince by Patrick Hipes

The Broadway League said Wednesday that the the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of its New York theaters for one minute Wednesday night at 7:45 PM ET to commemorate the life …

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Harold Prince Remembered: Broadway Community Gives Final Ovation To Legendary Producer-Director by Patrick Hipes

Broadway lost a true icon today, and the theater community is paying tribute to the man who produced and/or directed all-time classics ranging from Damn Yankees, West Side Story and Fiddler…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ Sets Broadway Closing Date by Patrick Hipes

Pretty Woman: The Musical will end its Broadway run on August 18, when the show will have played 27 preview and 421 regular performances at the Nederlander Theatre since its debut last Augus…

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

How To Watch The Tony Awards Online & On TV by Patrick Hipes

The 2019 Tony Awards will air Sunday, June 9 on CBS live from Radio City Music Hall in New York, with Tony winner James Corden handling host duties. The three-hour show will air live on the …

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Sam Waterston: Jeff Daniels Finds The Role Of A Lifetime In A National Myth – Guest Column by Patrick Hipes

In this guest column for Deadline, actor Sam Waterston, who co-starred with Jeff Daniels in Aaron Sorkin’s HBO series The Newsroom (2012-2014), offers his thoughts on seeing his old friend…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

‘Hadestown’, ‘The Ferryman’, Bryan Cranston Top Drama League Awards by Patrick Hipes

Tony nominees Hadestown, The Ferryman and Bryan Cranston for his performance in Network took top honors at the 85th annual Drama League Awards, which were unveiled at a gala luncheon Friday …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tony Awards Nominations 2019 – Watch The Livestream by Patrick Hipes

Two-time Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth and two-time Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon are revealing the 2019 Tony Awards nominations this morning in a live event that begins at 8:30 AM ET/5:30 A…

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How To Watch The Tony Awards Nominations by Patrick Hipes

The nominations announcement for the 2019 Tony Awards is set for this morning at 8:30 AM ET/5:30 AM PT. Brandon Victor Dixon and Bebe Neuwirth will do the honors, unveiling the noms live fro…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

‘Anastasia’ To End Two-Year Run On Broadway Next Month by Patrick Hipes

Broadway’s musical Anastasia will play its final performance at the Broadhurst Theatre on March 31, its producers said Tuesday. That will make it an even two years of performances on t…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

‘Beetlejuice: The Musical’ Star Sophia Anne Caruso Signs With WME by Patrick Hipes

EXCLUSIVE: Sophia Anne Caruso, who stars with Alex Brightman in the upcoming Broadway Beetlejuice: The Musical, has signed with WME for representation in all areas. The move comes as she p…

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Temptations Musical ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Sets Broadway Dates by Patrick Hipes

Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations will open at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre beginning with performances February 28, with opening night set for March 21. The…

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WME Hires Emma Feiwel As Theater Agent by Patrick Hipes

Emma Feiwel is returning to WME, joining as an agent in the theater department. She had launched her career at the agency in 2012 and most recently had been in UTA’s theater department…

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Broadway’s ‘Gettin’ The Band Back Together’ To Close Next Month by Patrick Hipes

Gettin' The Band Back Together, the rock musical that just opened August 13 at the Belasco Theatre, has set its last performance for Sunday, September 30. It will have played 30 previews and…

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Monday, August 27, 2018

‘Pretty Woman’ Hits Another Broadway Box Office High Note As ‘Hello Dolly’ Says Goodbye by Patrick Hipes

Pretty Woman: The Musical has set a house record at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre for the second time in three weeks, with its second week in originals scoring $1,115,332, the best ev…

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

‘Carousel’ Revival To Stop Spinning On Broadway Next Month by Patrick Hipes

Carousel, the revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical that picked up 11 Tony Awards nominations this year and won two, will play its final Broadway performance September 16, producers…

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

‘A Bronx Tale’ Sets Closing Date On Broadway by Patrick Hipes

The Bronx Tale has set its final Broadway performance for Sunday, August 5, bringing to a close the musical’s run at the Longacre Theatre that began in 2016 — it will have played…

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Friday, June 8, 2018

How To Watch The Tony Awards On TV & Online by Patrick Hipes

The 72nd annual Tony Awards honoring the year’s best on Broadway are set for Sunday at Radio City Music Hall in New York, airing on CBS and hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban. He…

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Melissa Benoist To Star In ‘Beautiful: The Carol King Musical’ In Broadway Debut by Patrick Hipes

Melissa Benoist, who stars on the CW’s Supergirl, will star beginning next month as the lead of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, which will mark her Broadway debut. The limited run …

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Chita Rivera & Andrew Lloyd Webber To Score Lifetime Achievement Tony Awards by Patrick Hipes

Two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera and prolific Broadway composer-producer Andrew Lloyd Webber have been selected to receive Special Tony Awards at this year’s ceremony. The honor…

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Monday, April 2, 2018

‘Frozen’ Cracks House Record In First Full Broadway Week by Patrick Hipes

Disney Theatricals’ Frozen, based on the Oscar-winning movie, shattered the opening box office record for its Broadway home the St. James Theatre in its first full week of shows. The m…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Harper Lee’s Estate Sues Over Aaron Sorkin’s ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Play by Patrick Hipes

A lawyer representing the estate of late To Kill A Mockingbird author Harper Lee has filed suit against the producers of Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming Broadway production based on the iconic…

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

‘Torch Song’ To Re-Alight On Broadway In November In Former Home by Patrick Hipes

The Second Stage’s production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song will move to the nonprofit theater’s Helen Hayes Theatre in the fall, returning the Tony-winning play to Broadway a…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Katharine McPhee To Make Broadway Debut In ‘Waitress’ by Patrick Hipes

Katharine McPhee has been set to make her Broadway debut in April when she takes over the lead role of Jenna in Waitress, the Tony-nominated musical based on the movie from Adrienne Shelley …

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Monday, January 22, 2018

‘The Rose’ Broadway Musical In The Works From The Jackal Group by Patrick Hipes

The Rose, the 1979 Fox film that scored four Oscar nominations including Best Actress Bette Midler, is eyeing Broadway. Gail Berman’s The Jackal Group said today it will produce a Broa…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Michael Moore Says He’s Taking ‘Terms Of My Surrender’ On The Road by Patrick Hipes

Two days after Michael Moore’s Broadway show The Terms Of My Surrender took its final bow, Moore said today he isn’t done yet — he plans to take it on the road in 2018. …

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

‘War Paint’ Sets Broadway Close For December by Patrick Hipes

War Paint, the Broadway musical that stars Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole who were both nominated for Tonys this year, has set a December 30, 2017 closing date at the Nederlander Theatr…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

‘Groundhog Day’ Ending Broadway Run Next Month by Patrick Hipes

Groundhog Day, the Broadway musical based on the stellar 1993 romantic comedy starring Bill Murray, is ending its Broadway run on Sunday, September 17, producers said today. It will have pla…

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Joshua Jackson To Make Broadway Debut As ‘Children Of A Lesser God’ Sets Dates by Patrick Hipes

Joshua Jackson is moving to Broadway with Children Of A Lesser God, the first Main Stem revival of the Tony Award-winning Mark Medoff play since its 1980 premiere. Jackson, co-star and fello…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

‘Cats’ Broadway Revival To Be Scratched At Year’s End by Patrick Hipes

Cats, whose original run was one of the longest in Broadway history, now will see its revival come to an end. Producers of the show confirmed today the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will play …

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Friday, March 17, 2017

JJ Abrams Plays Straight Man On ‘Tonight Show’ In The Interview That Goes Wrong by Patrick Hipes

JJ Abrams was on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to help promote the Broadway-bound comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, which was a hit on London’s West End (it won an…

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