Thursday, November 21, 2019

Ephraim Sykes to Play Title Role in MJ by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Tony Award nominee Ephraim Sykes (Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations) has secured his next leading role in a Broadway musical. Sykes will take on the titular charact…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Watch Now: CATS – New Trailer by Broadway Direct

Watch the new trailer for CATS now. The post Watch Now: CATS – New Trailer appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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First Look: Tina – The Tina Turner Musical by Broadway Direct

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage mu…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen To Play Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Martin McDonagh’s new comedy Hangmen will play Broadway’s Golden Theatre for a strictly limited engagement this spring. The critically acclaimed production by the Royal Court Theatre/Atl…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Listen Now: Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Beautiful Ghosts” by Broadway Direct

Lyric video for ‘Beautiful Ghosts’ performed by Taylor Swift from the motion picture CATS. Written by Taylor Swift & Andrew Lloyd Webber. The post Listen Now: Taylor Swift and Andre…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Take Me Out Announces Complete Cast by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Broadway revival of Richard Greenberg’s Take Me Out, opening April 23, 2020 courtesy of Second Stage Theatre, has its starting lineup. The baseball-themed play, which will begin previe…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

A New Home for The Drama Book Shop by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

For decades, theatre fans, actors, and just about anyone working in the theatre industry would visit The Drama Book Shop to buy scripts, collections, history of theatre books, screenplays, a…

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Ben McKenzie Completes Cast of Grand Horizons by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Television star Ben McKenzie will complete the forthcoming Second Stage Theater production of Ben Wohl’s Grand Horizons. The theatre company announced today that McKenzie will join the pre…

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A Soldier’s Play Complete Cast Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Charles Fuller’s acclaimed A Soldier’s Play has a complete cast. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which debuted Off-Broadway in 1981, will r…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Bookfilter’s November Book of the Month by Michael Giltz For Broadway Direct

Every month, BookFilter picks the best new theater book, exclusively for Broadway Direct readers. The Contender: The Story of Marlon Brando By William J. Mann $35, Harper Out now The revolut…

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning A Soldier’s Play Finally Arrives on Broadway by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

More than 35 years after winning the Pulitzer Prize for drama, Charles Fuller’s A Soldier’s Play is at long last headed to Broadway. The cast is led by a pair of veteran stage and screen…

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Perfect Pairings: The Great Broadway Musical Composing Teams by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

We’ve heard the old adage “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” and Broadway musical scores have proven to be no exception. Matching vibrant, emotion-inducing melodies to w…

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Tootsie to Close After the New Year by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The musical comedy Tootsie, currently playing at Broadway’s Marquis Theatre, will play its final performance just after the New Year rings in. The closing curtain for the Tony-winning show…

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Marc Shaiman to Score Plaza Suite Revival by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Broadway-bound revival of Neil Simon’s classic comedy Plaza Suite will have an original score when it arrives at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre this spring. Marc Shaiman (Hairspray, Mary …

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Tracy Letts’ The Minutes to Make Broadway Premiere by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning playwright Tracy Letts will see, not one, but two of his plays play on Broadway this season. His Linda Vista is currently playing at Broadway’s Helen Hayes …

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Watch Now: Kristin Chenoweth on Late Night with Seth Meyers by Broadway Direct

Kristin Chenoweth talks about collaborating with Dolly Parton, tells dramatically different stories about meeting Ariana Grande and Reba and teases her upcoming projects. The post Watch Now:…

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Complete Casting Announced for Girl From the North Country by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Girl From the North Country, the Broadway-bound jukebox musical inspired by the songs of Bob Dylan and featuring an original book by Conor McPherson, now has a complete cast. Joining the pro…

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Watch Now: The Little Mermaid Live! by Broadway Direct

Did you miss last night’s performance of The Little Mermaid Live! on ABC? Check out some of the performances here. “Under the Sea” – Shaggy “Part of Your World” – Auli’i Cr…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth on Celebrating Her Greatest Influences in For The Girls by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

Three years ago this November, one of Broadway’s most beloved stars declared her own affection for the Great White Way with Kristin Chenoweth: My Love Letter to Broadway. It was a live con…

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What the Hamilton Creators Are Working on Right Now by Leigh Scheps For Broadway Direct

It’s been more than four years since Hamilton redefined the possibilities of what a Broadway musical could be. The hit show, which opened in July 2015 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, has g…

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Watch Now: “You Learn” from Jagged Little Pill by Broadway Direct

From strangers to friends, rehearsals to recording studios, and from our run at American Repertory Theatre to our Broadway debut, check out how our new musical found its heart. The post Wat…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Patrick J. Adams Joins Cast of Take Me Out by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The forthcoming revival of Richard Greenberg’s Tony Award-winning play Take Me Out, set to begin previews at Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre on April 2, 2020, toward an April 23 opening, …

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Official Darkness Trailer by Broadway Direct

Harry Potter’s story continues on stage—where the magic is real. The post Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Official Darkness Trailer appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Harry Goes Global! Exciting Events at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

The Tony Award–winning phenomenon Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues to make headlines as the epic stage production expands its reach from Broadway and London to Melbourne and now…

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Meet the Man Behind the Magic of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

Jamie Harrison is a master magician, theater director, and renowned artistic director. But none of that mattered the day he had to demonstrate a moment of magic to J.K. Rowling. “I was ter…

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Watch Now: New Music Video for “Sexy” from Mean Girls by Broadway Direct

Make it Halloween every single day with our new release of “Sexy.” Mean Girls is a ferociously funny new musical from an award-winning creative team, including director Casey Nicholaw (A…

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Katharine McPhee to Play Jenna for Final Stretch of Broadway’s Waitress by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

As we regrettably prepare to say goodbye to the hit musical Waitress on January 5, 2020, some exciting news has come along to buoy our spirits during this fond farewell. Katharine McPhee, wh…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

BroadwayHD Offers Exciting New Titles for Streaming this November by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Each announcement from BroadwayHD, the premiere online streaming platform catering to fans of live-theatre (plays and musicals), proves to be an exciting one, offering an array of new titles…

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Listen Now: “For Forever” from Dear Evan Hansen by Broadway Direct

Four Evans. Four Forever. Today, as we begin performances in London, we officially launch our fourth Dear Evan Hansen company to date. To commemorate the occasion, we’re releasing a neve…

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Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber Write New Original Song for CATS by Broadway Direct

Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber have written a new song for CATS, in theaters December 20. The post Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber Write New Original Song for CATS appeared first …

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Watch Now: Ingrid Michaelson performs “Words” from The Notebook by Broadway Direct

Ingrid Michaelson performs "Words" one of the songs she's written for The Notebook, a New Musical. The post Watch Now: Ingrid Michaelson performs “Words” from The Notebook appeared first…

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