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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Sara Bareilles, Patina Miller, Phillipa Soo, and More Take First Into the Woods Bows on Broadway by TheaterMania

The new Broadway revival of Into the Woods began previews at the St. James. Theatre on June 28, with a cast led by Sara Bareilles (Baker's Wife), Brian d'Arcy James (Baker), Patina Miller (t…

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Neil Diamond Gets Standing Ovation at First Preview of His Musical A Beautiful Noise by TheaterMania

On June 21, Neil Diamond was in attendance of the first preview of the world premiere of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical. Diamond received a boisterous standing ovation upon arri…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

West End Vs. Broadway: Sam Tutty and Zachary Noah Piser on All Things Dear Evan Hansen by TheaterMania

Welcome to a new edition of West End vs Broadway as we delve deep inside the world of Dear Evan Hansen. Having first premiered in Washington, D.C. back in the summer of 2015, the show becam…

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Watch Hugh Jackman's Standby, Max Clayton, Take First Bows as Harold Hill in The Music Man by TheaterMania

With Hugh Jackman ill with Covid, standby Max Clayton saved the day on Tuesday, June 14 and played Harold Hill in The Music Man on Broadway for the first time. At curtain call, costar Sutton…

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

On the Scene at the 2022 Tony Awards: Winners, Nominees Tell Us How Happy They Are to Be Back by TheaterMania

The glitz! The glamour! The Tony Awards! We were on the scene at the 2022 Tonys, talking with nominees, winners, and guests. They were all excited to be back, and here's what they had to say.

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Monday, June 13, 2022

Exclusive: See the Cast of Neil Diamond Musical A Beautiful Noise in Rehearsal by TheaterMania

Good times never seemed so good! Neil Diamond's life and music is coming to Broadway in the new musical A Beautiful Noise. Before it takes the stage at the Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston…

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Watch Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch, Jared Grimes in Funny Girl on Broadway by TheaterMania

The Broadway production of Funny Girl has released a montage of scenes from the new revival at the August Wilson Theatre. Check it out here. Beanie Feldstein stars as Fanny Brice, a girl fr…

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Tuesday, May 31, 2022

West End Vs. Broadway: The Queens of SIX by TheaterMania

Don't Lose Ur Heads, queendom, but yes, it's finally time for our West End vs Broadway series to visit musical theatre's favourite Tudors! For this month's edition, we've paired up London's…

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Monday, May 30, 2022

2022 Tony Award Nominees Salute Their Understudies by TheaterMania

Now more than ever, the job of understudy, swing, or standby is vital. We recently asked some of this year's Tony nominees to tell us why, and to shout out their onstage covers.

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Inside André De Shields's Final Performance in Hadestown on Broadway by TheaterMania

Tony Award winner André De Shields played his final performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre in Hadestown on May 29. The emotional evening culminated in New York City Mayor Eric Adams coming …

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tony Nominated Michael Jackson Musical Team Talks Their Thriller of a Show by TheaterMania

Michael Jackson fans should "Beat It" to the Neil Simon Theatre, where Broadway's MJ is up and running and nominated for 10 Tony Awards this year. Here, the nominees behind the show - book w…

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Friday, May 13, 2022

Designing The Skin of Our Teeth on Broadway by TheaterMania

Lileana Blain-Cruz's Lincoln Center Theater production of Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth is enormous. There's a three-story fun slide, a life-sized dinosaur puppet, a cast of 28, hu…

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball, Imelda Staunton, Petula Clark in Sondheim's Old Friends Concert by TheaterMania

An all-star cast came together Tuesday, May 3 in London’s West End for a thrilling, joyous celebration of the extraordinary talents and legacy of composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim at th…

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Thursday, April 28, 2022

See Billy Crystal in the New Broadway Musical Mr. Saturday Night by TheaterMania

Billy Crystal is back on Broadway in the new musical Mr. Saturday Night at the Nederlander Theatre. The show also stars Randy Graff, David Paymer, Shoshana Bean, Chasten Harmon, Mylinda Hull…

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Check Out "Inner White Girl" From A Strange Loop on Broadway by TheaterMania

Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize-winning A Strange Loop is on Broadway. Here is a look at star Jaquel Spivey and the cast singing "Inner White Girl."

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Check Out Footage from the National Tour of SIX! by TheaterMania

The hit musical SIX is on the road, debuting in Chicago through July 3. Here's a look at the tour cast in action, featuring Khaila Wilcoxon as Catherine of Aragon, Storm Lever as Anne Boleyn…

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Aisha Jawando and Nkeki Obi-Melekwe on Playing Tina Turner in the West End and Broadway by TheaterMania

It's time for "Simply The Best" edition of ''West End vs Broadway'' we've ever produced (sorry, we couldn't resist)! West End TINA star Aisha Jawando and Broadway's Nkeki Obi-Melekwe go hea…

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Watch Broadway's Aladdin Cast Celebrate the Life of Gilbert Gottfried, the Original Iago by TheaterMania

The Broadway cast of Aladdin came together on April 12 to celebrate the life of legendary comedian Gilbert Gottfried, who died earlier that day. Gottfried famously voiced the role of parrot …

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Watch Pamela Anderson's First Broadway Curtain Call as Roxie in Chicago by TheaterMania

Pamela Anderson is a Broadway star! The media icon has officially made her debut as Roxie in Chicago, and here's the first footage of her celebratory curtain call.

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Saturday, April 9, 2022

Watch the Full Opening Number From Beetlejuice's First Night Back on Broadway by TheaterMania

Did someone say his name three times? BEETLEJUICE is back on Broadway, and the production has provided us with this video of the full opening number, "The Whole Being Dead Thing," with some …

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Thursday, April 7, 2022

West End vs. Broadway: Lucy St. Louis & Emilie Kouatchou on Making History in PHANTOM by TheaterMania

Following on from our inaugural edition of West End vs. Broadway, we have once again teamed up with our London sister site WhatsOnStage, but this time we're bringing you two trailblazers of …

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Watch the Trailer for New West End Production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast by TheaterMania

Disney's Beauty and the Beast is coming to London this summer in a newly reimagined staging running June 24-September 17 at the London Palladium. Heading the company are Courtney Stapleton a…

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

Two Years Later: Darren Criss, Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell Bring American Buffalo to Broadway by TheaterMania

Two years ago, theater productions were shut down across the world. This is the first in a series spotlighting the Broadway shows that were getting ready to open in the spring of 2020, and w…

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First Look: The Funny Girl Sitzprobe, with Beanie Feldstein & Ramin Karimloo by TheaterMania

Funny Girl is headed back to Broadway. Here is a first look at the cast's first orchestra rehearsal, with snippets of stars Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch, and Jared Grimes per…

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Friday, March 11, 2022

Roger Bart Sings "For the Dreamers" from Back to the Future Musical by TheaterMania

Back to the Future – the Musical, the WhatsOnStage Award-winning musical Back to the Future has released a new music video featuring leading man Roger Bart, who takes on the iconic role of…

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022

In Rehearsal With Beanie Feldstein and the Broadway Cast of Funny Girl by TheaterMania

For the first time in 60 years, the classic musical FUNNY GIRL is returning to Broadway, in a new production directed by Michael Mayer. Here, Mayer and stars Beanie Feldstein (Fanny), Ramin …

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Watch the Cast of Broadway's Paradise Square in Rehearsals by TheaterMania

The new musical Paradise Square is coming to Broadway, and we've got a sneak peek inside the rehearsal room. Paradise Square is set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City circa 18…

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

In Rehearsal with the Moulin Rouge! Tour, Starring Courtney Reed and Conor Ryan by TheaterMania

The Tony-winning musical Moulin Rouge! is getting ready to hit the road, and performances begin March 19 at Chicago's Nederlander Theatre. Here's a first look at the cast, led by Broadway's …

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Watch 28 Seconds of Hugh Jackman Singing "Ya Got Trouble" From The Music Man by TheaterMania

Hugh Jackman is on Broadway playing the iconic role of Professor Harold Hill in Meredith Willson's The Music Man. The hottest ticket on Broadway, The Music Man also stars Sutton Foster as Ma…

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Friday, January 28, 2022

West End vs Broadway: Two Hamiltons Meet For the First Time by TheaterMania

Karl Queensborough plays Alexander Hamilton in London's West End, and Miguel Cervantes plays him on Broadway. The two sit down in the Zoom where it happens for a transatlantic summit in this…

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Broadway's Marquee Lights Dim for Stephen Sondheim by TheaterMania

The lights of Broadway's marquees dimmed on December 8 in memory of legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who died at 91 on November 26.

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