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Friday, December 14, 2018

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford Reunite to Sing Some Sondheim by Ryan McPhee

The two starred in the 2017 Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park With George.

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Craig Lucas, Omar Metwally, More Join Rotating Cast for Off-Broadway's Nassim by Ryan McPhee

The Barrow Street Theatricals production—essentially a cold-read for the actor at every performance—opened December 12 at City Center.

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Encores! Songs for a New World Cast Recording Sets January Release by Ryan McPhee

The album from Ghostlight Records, featuring Shoshana Bean, Colin Donnell, Mykal Kilgore, and Solea Pfeiffer, is now available for pre-order.

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Ariana Grande, Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen and Wicked, More Belt Out 'Seasons of Love' for #RentSingAlong by Ryan McPhee

Ahead of the January 27 live Rent broadcast, Fox wants Rentheads to raise their voices for a new music video.

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Hamilton Olivier Winner Giles Terera Joins London's The American Clock by Ryan McPhee

The Great Comet Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin will direct the Old Vic production.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Read the Reviews for Broadway’s To Kill a Mockingbird by Ryan McPhee

Jeff Daniels stars in Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of the Harper Lee classic.

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Christine Ebersole and Seth Rudetsky Will Offer Boston Concert With Huntington Theatre Company by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-winning regional theatre continues its “Broadway @ the Huntington” series in January 2019.

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Tovah Feldshuh and Ed Asner Will Star in The Soup Myth East Coast Tour by Ryan McPhee

The traveling engagement will commemorate the 2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Tovah Feldshuh and Ed Asner Will Star in The Soap Myth East Coast Tour by Ryan McPhee

The traveling engagement will commemorate the 2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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West End Waitress Will Host Cast Album Karaoke Sessions by Ryan McPhee

Katharine McPhee is set to star in the London engagement of the Sara Bareilles musical.

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Toronto's Dear Evan Hansen Finds Its Star in Robert Markus by Ryan McPhee

The first international production of the Tony-winning musical will begin performances in March 2019.

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To Kill a Mockingbird, Starring Jeff Daniels and Adapted by Aaron Sorkin, Opens on Broadway December 13 by Ryan McPhee

Bartlett Sher directs the stage adaptation of Harper Lee's beloved classic novel.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal, Vanessa Williams, More Commemorate 75 Years of New York City Center by Ryan McPhee

From Encores! to Off-Center to Fall for Dance, the cultural institution has brought performing arts to New Yorkers and visitors for three quarters of a century.

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American Crime Story’s Darren Criss, Mary Poppins Returns’ Emily Blunt Among 2019 SAG Award Nominees by Ryan McPhee

Also recognized for their recent screen performances were Tony winners Glenn Close and Tony Shalhoub.

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Network, Starring Bryan Cranston, Extends Broadway Engagement by Ryan McPhee

The Ivo van Hove-directed play, based on the 1976 film, opened December 6.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Alvin Epstein, a Frequent Interpreter of Samuel Beckett, Dies at 93 by Ryan McPhee

Mr. Epstein appeared in the original Broadway production of Waiting for Godot, as well as numerous productions of Endgame.

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Reimagined Oklahoma! Will Transfer to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Bard SummerScape's acclaimed production heads to the Circle in the Square Theatre following an acclaimed run at St. Ann’s Warehouse.

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Chilina Kennedy Will Return to Broadway’s Beautiful by Ryan McPhee

The long-running Carole King heads back to the musical as it celebrates five years on Broadway.

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Musical Adaptation of The Invention of Hugo Cabret in the Works by Ryan McPhee

Author Brian Selznick is at work on the libretto for the musical, which is eyeing a 2021 London premiere.

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Carol Burnett to Receive Golden Globes' Inaugural TV Special Achievement Award by Ryan McPhee

The special honor will also be named after the stage and screen comedy icon.

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Christopher Fitzgerald Returns to Waitress on Broadway December 11 by Ryan McPhee

The Tony nominee steps back into the role of Ogie as Stephanie Torns dons Jenna's apron once more.

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Tony-Winning Avenue Q Will Close Off-Broadway in 2019 by Ryan McPhee

After concluding its Broadway stint in 2009, the musical moved to New World Stages.

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Grosses Analysis: The Ferryman Surpasses $1 Million in Best Week Yet by Ryan McPhee

The West End hit opened on Broadway in October.

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Renée Fleming to Ring in the New Year for Live From Lincoln Center by Ryan McPhee

The Grammy-winning opera star, nominated for a Tony earlier this year, will sing with the New York Philharmonic on New Year's Eve.

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Jessie Mueller to Star Opposite Norm Lewis in The Music Man in Washington, D.C. by Ryan McPhee

The Kennedy Center production, as part of the Broadway Center Stage series, will run in February 2019.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Watch the Stars of Broadway’s Mean Girls Rock Out to ‘Rockin’ Around the Pole’ by Ryan McPhee

The mischievous Yuletide tune appears in the new musical—but has yet to be released until now.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Read Reviews for Broadway’s Network, Starring Bryan Cranston by Ryan McPhee

Ivo van Hove directs the theatrical take on the Oscar-winning 1976 film. The cast also includes Tatiana Maslany and Tony Goldwyn.

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Once On This Island Star Hailey Kilgore Lands Role on NBC’s The Village by Ryan McPhee

The Tony nominee has a recurring role in the Mike Daniels ensemble drama.

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Cast Set for London’s Berberian Sound Studio by Ryan McPhee

The Donmar Warehouse production, based on the 2012 thriller, will begin February 8, 2019.

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Wesley Taylor, Noah Galvin, Molly Gordon, More Set for Off-Broadway’s Alice By Heart Musical by Ryan McPhee

MCC Theater will present Steven Sater, Duncan Sheik, and Jessie Nelson’s new take on the Lewis Carroll classic in 2019.

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