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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Broadway Balances America Invites You to 'Dance That Dance' with Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Tour by Ryan Gilbert

In the fourth episode of season six of Broadway Balances America, viewers go behind the scenes of the new touring production of the fan-favorite Broadway bio-musical Summer: The Donna Summer…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Get a First Look at Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler & More in Disney's Frozen Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The first national tour of Disney's blockbuster musical Frozen recently launched at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. The show, which features a score by Kristen Anderson-Lo…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird's Nick Robinson on His 'Full Circle Moment' Broadway Debut & the Coolest Part of Making Love, Simon by Ryan Gilbert

Nick Robinson, who's best known for his roles in hit movies like 2018's Love, Simon and 2015's Jurassic World, is currently making his Broadway debut as Jem Finch in Aaron Sorkin's adaptatio…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Exclusive! Broadway Favorite Janet Dacal to Join The Band's Visit National Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway.com can exclusively reveal that Drama Desk Award winner Janet Dacal, most recently seen on the Great White Way in Prince of Broadway, will join the national touring production of Th…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Broadway Balances America Invites You to Feel Something Different with The Band's Visit Tour by Ryan Gilbert

In the third episode of season six of Broadway Balances America, viewers go behind the scenes of the new touring production of the 2018 Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Band's Visit. With…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Disney's Frozen Tour Features a Brand New Elsa & Anna Song Called 'I Can't Lose You' by Ryan Gilbert

The national tour of Disney's Frozen recently launched at the Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, NY, where it'll play through November 24, and there's a big surprise for theatergoers who are s…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Join Frozen Tour's Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie & Mason Reeves for Some Super-Duper Hygge by Ryan Gilbert

If hygge means you're friendly then Austin Colby, F. Michael Haynie and Mason Reeves must be drinking hygge gloog for breakfast! It's true, the three talented performers, who are playing Han…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

We See Stars! Get a First Look at Danielle Wade, Mariah Rose Faith, Mary Kate Morrissey & More in the Mean Girls Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The first national tour of the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated musical Mean Girls launched September 21 in Buffalo, NY. The show, which features a book by…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Broadway Balances America Invites You to Set Your Mind on Island Time with Escape to Margaritaville by Ryan Gilbert

In the second episode of season six of Broadway Balances America, viewers go behind the scenes of the new touring production of Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville. With a book by Emmy …

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Preston Truman Boyd & Patrick Dunn to Lead the National Tour of Les Misérables by Ryan Gilbert

Stage favorites Patrick Dunn and Preston Truman Boyd will join the touring production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon Les Misérables…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Disney’s Aladdin Will Launch a Newly-Configured North American Tour in Fall 2021 by Ryan Gilbert

A newly-configured North American tour of Disney's Aladdin is scheduled to launch in fall 2021. According to Disney Theatrical Productions, the new version of the Aladdin tour will allow the…

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Friday, October 18, 2019

See Carolee Carmello, John Bolton & More Glisten in the Hello, Dolly! Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The road production of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! has officially embarked on its second year of touring across North America. Starring three-time Tony nominee Carolee Ca…

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Baltimore's Hippodrome & The Phantom of the Opera Host Over 2,000 Students at Special Matinee by Ryan Gilbert

The North American touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera is currently playing Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre through October 20, and on October 16 the Hippodro…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Get a First Look at the Touring Production of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by Ryan Gilbert

The national tour of the popular Broadway show Summer: The Donna Summer Musical launched on October 13 at the Playhouse Square in Cleveland. Starring Dan'yelle Williamson, Alex Hairston and…

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Dive Into a First Look at Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The national tour of Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville launched on September 29 in Providence, RI. Starring recent Broadway.com #LiveatFive guests Chris Clark and Sarah Hinrichsen, th…

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Maria Dizzia Will Star in the Tour of Heidi Schreck’s Tony-Nominated Play What the Constitution Means to Me by Ryan Gilbert

Tony nominee Maria Dizzia (Broadway's In the Next Room, Netlfix' Orange Is the New Black) will star in the first two stops of the national tour of Heidi Schreck’s Tony-nominated and Pulitz…

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See Caroline Bowman & Caroline Innerbichler as Elsa & Anna in Disney's Frozen Tour by Ryan Gilbert

They're ready to build a magical snowman! Disney Theatrical Productions released a first look at Frozen tour stars Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler as Elsa and Anna, respectively, i…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Get a First Look at the Jesus Christ Superstar Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar launched a 50th anniversary tour on October 9 at Bass Concert Hall, the flagship theatre of Texas Performing Arts, in Austin. Starri…

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The Sweet Things in Life! Get a First Look at Carolee Carmello in the Hello, Dolly! Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Oh yes! It takes a woman to bring you the sweet things in life! Carolee Carmello joined the national tour of Hello, Dolly! on September 24 and now we have our first look at the three-time To…

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New Shift! Bailey McCall & More Will Lead the Waitress Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The diner is "opening up" with a full cast for the upcoming North American touring production of the hit Broadway musical Waitress. The company will be led by Bailey McCall as Jenna, Kennedy…

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Mean Girls Tour Star Mariah Rose Faith Is Broadway.com's Newest Vlogger by Ryan Gilbert

Happy Mean Girls Day! Mariah Rose Faith, the popular singer-songwriter who rose to online fame as a member of Team StarKid and with her fetch YouTube channel, has signed on to host Broadway.…

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Heaven On Their Minds! Rock Out with the Divine Stars of the New Jesus Christ Superstar Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Everything's alright, yes, everything's fine! Almost 10 years after the last major tour and 50 years after it was first performed, a new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesu…

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes of the New Jesus Christ Superstar Tour by Ryan Gilbert

In the first episode of season six of Broadway Balances America, Amber Milt goes behind the scenes of the new touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar.…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Chazz Palminteri & the Cast of A Bronx Tale Tour Explore the Hood Before Hitting the Road by Ryan Gilbert

On the corner of 187th and Belmont Avenue! Chazz Palminteri took the touring cast of his musical A Bronx Tale on a guided tour of the famed borough on September 19, visiting many of the shop…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Hot Shot! The Cast of Disney's Frozen Tour Preps to Take the Magical Musical on the Road by Ryan Gilbert

There'll be music, there'll be light, there'll be dancing through the night! The North American tour of Disney's Frozen is getting ready to hit the road this fall. The tour, which stars Caro…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

So Exciting! Broadway Blockbuster Moulin Rouge! The Musical Will Launch a U.S. Tour in November 2020 by Ryan Gilbert

Because they can, can, can! Yes, they can, can, can! Moulin Rouge! The Musical, currently playing at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre, will launch a North American touring production in the …

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Season Six of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Will Premiere in September by Ryan Gilbert

The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, will debut the sixth season of the popular series, Broadway Balances America, sponsored by Broadway Across America,…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Mariah Lyttle, Sandie Lee & More to Lead the National Tour of The Color Purple by Ryan Gilbert

Casting has been announced for the 2019-20 North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of The Color Purple, and Mariah Lyttle, Sandie Lee and Chédra Arielle will lead th…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Just a Kid On the Fly! Jake Levy to Join the National Tour of Anastasia by Ryan Gilbert

Welcome to your Petersburg! Rising theater star Jake Levy will assume the principal role of Dmitry in the North American tour Anastasia beginning October 8 in Los Angeles, CA. This will mark…

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The Band's Visit Tour's Chilina Kennedy Opens Up About Taking the Tony-Winning Musical on the Road by Ryan Gilbert

After an epic run (over 1,000 performances!) as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, stage favorite Chilina Kennedy (Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia!) is now leading the firs…

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Heaven on Their Minds! The Stars of the 50th Anniversary Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar Meet the Press by Ryan Gilbert

The 50th anniversary tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical Jesus Christ Superstar is getting ready to hit the road this fall. The tour, which stars Aaron LaVigne, Jenna Rubaii a…

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