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Friday, July 12, 2024

Broadway Advocacy Coalition announces a return to its roots by Ruthie Fierberg

Leaders of the Tony Award-honored organization offer an update on its programs and future plans.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Better understanding the breadth of the American Theatre Wing by Ruthie Fierberg

In the second part of this Q&A series, American Theatre Wing president and CEO Heather Hitchens details the organization’s programs and who they are for.

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Monday, July 8, 2024

How ‘Book of Mormon’ and ‘Sex Lives of College Girls’ star Alyah Chanelle Scott is changing Broadway from behind the scenes by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor’s experiences on stage and screen compelled Scott to become a producer, as one half of Runyonland Productions.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2024

‘Suffs’ July 2 performance disrupted by protestors by Ruthie Fierberg

The group interrupted the Broadway musical at the Music Box Theatre.

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Director Sam Pinkleton on making ‘Oh, Mary!’ sincerely stupid by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-nominated choreographer makes his Broadway directing debut with Cole Escola’s new romp.

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Thursday, June 27, 2024

Little-known theater jobs: music supervisor by Ruthie Fierberg

Andrea Grody shares her experiences working as a Broadway music supervisor on “Suffs” and “The Band’s Visit.”

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Monday, June 24, 2024

15 years ago, the Jimmy Awards began changing the American theater for the better by Ruthie Fierberg

The National High School Musical Theater Awards celebrates its 15th anniversary.

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Thursday, June 20, 2024

Jeremy O. Harris on directing his ‘Slave Play’ documentary by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-nominated author is at the helm of “Slave Play. Not a Movie. A Play.”

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Tuesday, June 4, 2024

In their words: What made the 2023-2024 Broadway season’s shows belong in this year? by Ruthie Fierberg

Actors, directors, choreographers and playwrights reflect on why their productions needed to be on the Main Stem right now.

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5 minutes with a Tony nominee: Manhattan Theatre Club’s Lynne Meadow and Chris Jennings by Ruthie Fierberg

All three of the plays produced by Manhattan Theatre club this Broadway season are nominated for a Best Play Tony Award.

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Monday, June 3, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Doubt’’s Quincy Tyler Bernstine by Ruthie Fierberg

The veteran performer earns her first Tony Award nomination for her performance in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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Sunday, June 2, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Suffs’’ Leigh Silverman by Ruthie Fierberg

With her second Broadway musical, the director scores a second Tony Award nod.

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Saturday, June 1, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Water for Elephants’’ David Bengali, Bradley King and David Israel Reynoso by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-nominated projection designer, lighting designer and costume designer take Broadway News inside the machinations of their collaboration.

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Thursday, May 30, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Back to the Future’’s Roger Bart by Ruthie Fierberg

The longtime performer reflects on his comedy career, Doc Brown and the new musical.

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Interpreting the details behind the 2024 Tony Award nominees for Best Costume Design of a Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

The artists behind “Hell’s Kitchen,” “Water for Elephants,” “The Great Gatsby,” “Suffs” and “Cabaret” dissect the stories told through clothing.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘The Outsiders’’ Jonathan Clay, Zach Chance, Justine Levine and Adam Rapp by Ruthie Fierberg

Listen to this discussion between all four writers about the creation of the new musical based on the bestselling novel by S.E. Hinton.

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Breaking down the designs of the 2024 Tony Award nominees for Best Costume Design of a Play by Ruthie Fierberg

The artists behind “An Enemy of the People,” “Appropriate,” “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding,” “Purlie Victorious” and “Stereophonic” reveal storytelling details in the co…

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5 minutes with a Tony honoree: Dramatists Guild Foundation by Ruthie Fierberg

Shortly after their Tony Honor for Excellence was announced, Broadway News talked with Andrew Lippa and Rachel Routh of the foundation.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘The Notebook’’s Dorian Harewood and Maryann Plunkett by Ruthie Fierberg

Two veteran actors return to the realm of Broadway musicals after a decades-long hiatus.

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Monday, May 27, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Suffs’’ Jill Furman and Rachel Sussman by Ruthie Fierberg

The musical’s producers reveal what the recognition of “Suffs” means for the industry.

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Sunday, May 26, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Hell’s Kitchen’’s Maleah Joi Moon by Ruthie Fierberg

The 21-year-old makes a splash in the new Alicia Keys musical.

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Saturday, May 25, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Stereophonic’’s Daniel Aukin by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-nominated director peels back the curtain on his partnership with David Adjmi and the play’s esteemed company of actors.

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Friday, May 24, 2024

How writing about recording a single album became an epic play that cannot be contained by Ruthie Fierberg

Tony Award-nominated playwright David Adjmi lets Broadway News inside his process and thoughts about “Stereophonic.”

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5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Illinoise’’s Brandon Stirling Baker by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-nominated designer delves into the creation of musicality and emotion through light.

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Thursday, May 23, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘The Outsiders’’ Matthew Rego and Hank Unger by Ruthie Fierberg

The Araca Group producers discuss their approach to making and marketing the new Tony Award-nominated musical.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Merrily We Roll Along’’s Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and Daniel Radcliffe by Ruthie Fierberg

The trio of stars from the hit revival shares what drew them to their characters, wisdom from director Maria Friedman and more.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

In the producer’s office: how London’s Menier Chocolate Factory became a Broadway incubator by Ruthie Fierberg

The Chocolate Factory’s artistic director, David Babani, reveals his producing philosophy, a way to improve the exchange between London and Broadway and more.

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5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Days of Wine and Roses’’ Adam Guettel and Brian d’Arcy James by Ruthie Fierberg

The pair delve into the differences between Off-Broadway and Broadway, the details in the score and what it felt like to perform the musical.

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Monday, May 20, 2024

5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘The Great Gatsby’’s Linda Cho by Ruthie Fierberg

The costume designer uncovers the inspiration behind the opulent musical.

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Sunday, May 19, 2024

Avett Brothers' musical ‘Swept Away’ will arrive on Broadway this fall by Ruthie Fierberg

The musical tells the story of a shipwrecked crew and what they’ll do to survive.

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