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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A Christmas Carol on Broadway is dreary and delightful, as Dickens intended it to be: Review by Ruth Kinane

Audience members headed to the Lyceum Theater in New York City for A Christmas Carol should beware: Your holiday spirit is about to be tested. But by story’s end, it’ll shine all the bri…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

The SpongeBob Musical Live on Stage! to debut on Nickelodeon in December by Ruth Kinane

Get ready to travel to the stage version of Bikini Bottom from the comfort of your own couch. It was announced on Thursday that members of the original cast of the popular Broadway show Spon…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Derren Brown: Secret on Broadway delights even more than it deceives by Ruth Kinane

The tricky thing about reviewing Derren Brown’s Secret on Broadway is that the audience is sworn to secrecy on arrival in the theater. So should I just tell you it’s great, go see it, yo…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Rupert Everett replacing Eddie Izzard in Broadway revival of 'Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' by Ruth Kinane

Rupert Everett is returning to Broadway for the first time in 10 years. On Wednesday, producers of the upcoming Broadway production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? announced that the En…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick to star in Neil Simon's Plaza Suite on Broadway by Ruth Kinane

Real-life married couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick are headed to Broadway to play a…married couple (or three)! On Tuesday, Ambassador Theatre Group announced that Parker a…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Diana, a musical based on life of late Princess of Wales, coming to Broadway by Ruth Kinane

A new musical about Princess Diana’s royal romance is heading to Broadway in 2020. The show, which ran earlier this year at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, will begin performances on Marc…

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is heading to Broadway by Ruth Kinane

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is ready to light up the Broadway stage. TheaterWorksUSA and Martian Entertainment announced Monday that the musical adaption of Rick Riordan…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Broadway's Waitress to close in January 2020 by Ruth Kinane

Waitress is serving up its last performance early next year. The producers of the hit musical announced Tuesday that the show would end its current Broadway run on Jan. 5, 2020, at which tim…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Freestyle Love Supreme is coming to Broadway by Ruth Kinane

Lin-Manuel Miranda is freestyling his way back to Broadway this fall! During an appearance on Tuesday’s episode of The Tonight Show, the Hamilton mastermind announced he will be bringing …

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Debra Messing returning to Broadway stage in 2020 by Ruth Kinane

Debra Messing is about to celebrate her birthday on the Broadway stage — kinda. On Monday, Roundabout Theatre Company announced that Messing will star in the New York premiere of Birthday …

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda joins the cast of his In The Heights movie adaptation by Ruth Kinane

Oh, que calor!  Lin-Manuel Miranda is heading to Washington Heights — with a cart in tow. On Friday, the Broadway guru announced he will take on the small bit part of Piragüero in the up…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Ali Stroker on her history-making Tony win: 'It was wild!' by Ruth Kinane

Oh, what a beautiful morning! On Tuesday, Broadway actress Ali Stroker appeared on the Today show to discuss her history-making win at Sunday’s Tony Awards. Stoker took home the award for …

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Sara Bareilles, Kristin Chenoweth and Jake Gyllenhaal added to list of 2019 Tony Awards presenters by Ruth Kinane

Please welcome to the stage… even more of your favorite theater stars. On Wednesday, CBS announced a slew of names joining the live broadcast of the 73rd Annual Tony Awards on Sunday night…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Mary-Louise Parker returning to Broadway in new play by Adam Rapp by Ruth Kinane

Mary-Louise Parker is heading back to Broadway! This fall, the Tony, Golden Globe, and Emmy winner will star in the Broadway premiere of The Sound Inside, a new play written by Adam Rapp (Re…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Disney on Broadway celebrates 25th anniversary with epic medley of hits by Ruth Kinane

Get ready to feel the love tonight, head under the sea, and let it go all at once! On Friday’s installment of Good Morning America, stars of three current Broadway hits — Aladdin, Frozen…

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