Monday, November 30, 2020

Watch Now: The Prom Official Trailer by Broadway Direct

The Prom follows Dee Dee Allen (three-time Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep) and Barry Glickman (Tony Award winner-James Corden) who are New York City stage stars with a crisis on their han…

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Watch Now: Broadway Stars Create Thanksgiving: The TikTok Musical by Broadway Direct

After seeing TikTok creator Dan Mertzluft's post inspiring a musical about a fight in a grocery store, James invites Dan on the show to celebrate his work and to create a new version special…

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Stream Holiday Classics on BroadwayHD This December by Broadway Direct

Tis the season to be jolly! BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, will spread some holiday cheer in December with a dazzling line up of titles, including holiday class…

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Best Musical Theater Album Grammy 2021 Nominations Announced by Broadway Direct

Announced today were the nominations for the 63rd Grammy Awards. The awards will officially be announced on Sunday, January 31 on CBS. The Daily Show and Grammy-nominated comedian Trevor No…

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Broadway Songs to Feel Thankful For by Broadway Direct

Thanksgiving is a special holiday, that can mean something different to everyone. Whether you associate this holiday with a plentiful feast, spending important time with family, or even just…

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2020 Holiday Book Guide for Theater Lovers by Michael Giltz For Broadway Direct

Your guide to the newest and best theater books of 2020. How to put this? The year 2020 was…not the best for theater lovers. Performances were shut down and live theatre was unavailable. Z…

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The Perfect Holiday Gift That Also Supports Broadway Artists by Leigh Scheps For Broadway Direct

It may be Only Intermission but not in the creativity and entrepreneurial departments. With Broadway shut down, many in the industry have pivoted to new opportunities until shows can reopen …

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Listen Now: New Podcast Episode with Andre Bishop of Lincoln Center Theater by Broadway Direct

In this first episode of our second season, we’re speaking with Andre Bishop, Producing Artistic Director at Lincoln Center Theater, on how he and his team have persevered throughout the C…

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Listen Now: New Track “Wear Your Crown” from The Prom Released by Broadway Direct

Listen to this new girl-power anthem featuring vocals by Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose, Jo Ellen Pellman, Kerry Washington, and Nicole Kidman. The Prom, is set to be released for streaming on…

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana Sing Mashup “Ten Minutes Ago/You Are Never Away” by Broadway Direct

Broadway stars Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana perform a mashup of "Ten Minutes Ago" from Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella and "You Are Never Away" from Allegro. "Ten Minutes Ago”/…

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Tina Fey to Host “The Best of Broadway” to Benefit Broadway Cares by Broadway Direct

A celebration is coming your way! Tony Award-nominated Tina Fey (Mean Girls) is set to host “One Night Only: The Best of Broadway,” an unforgettable night of music celebrating the incred…

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Plan for 2021-22 Season by Broadway Direct

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced plans to resume production in Fall 2021. Coming up is Jeanine Tesori and Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change starring Sharon D Clarke, directed…

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Thoughts of a Colored Man To Open on Broadway This Upcoming Season by Broadway Direct

Despite Broadway staying closed, we continue to have shows to look forward to once we are able to be back in performances. Today, producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Diana DiMenna, Samira …

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Broadway Songs to Listen to During a Study Break by Broadway Direct

After working or studying for awhile, you might be craving a break full of everything that isn’t consumed in your work. You might be craving a snack, a walk around the block, or just a mom…

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Young Jean Lee on the Stories She Wants to Tell and Broadway Dreams by Ayanna Prescod For Broadway Direct

Ahead of the tumultuous 2020 Presidential election, Broadway’s first Asian-American playwright Young Jean Lee, rallied Asian-Americans to help her with a special and most important project…

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Plans for Return to Stage by Broadway Direct

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce plans for four Manhattan Theatre Club productions in the 2021-2022 season. Lynne Meadow said…

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Watch Now: “Tonight Belongs to You” Lyric Video from The Prom Movie by Broadway Direct

'Tonight Belongs to You' from the Netflix Film The Prom features vocalists: Jo Ellen Pellman, James Corden, Kerry Washington, Logan Riley, Sofia Deler, and the incredible ensemble. The Prom…

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Friday, November 13, 2020

ABC’s The Disney Holiday Singalong to Reunite Casts of Disney on Broadway by Broadway Direct

For the first time since Broadway’s shutdown, Disney Theatrical Production’s Broadway casts of The Lion King, Aladdin, and the North American touring company of Frozen will reunite for …

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

West Side Story‘s Isaac Powell to Join Dear Evan Hansen Film by Broadway Direct

Isaac Powell, the star of West Side Story on Broadway directed by Ivo van Hove, has been cast in the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen film from Universal. This film will mark Powell’s feature …

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Broadway Advocacy Coalition Announces Broadway VS by Broadway Direct

Inspired by the cultural phenomenon Verzuz, the Broadway Advocacy Coalition (BAC) has announced Broadway VS, the musical event you’ve been waiting for. Hosted by Amber Iman, the Broadway V…

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Matthew Morrison to Star in NBC’s Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical! by Broadway Direct

NBC is bringing Dr. Seuss to life this holiday season with a fun-filled two-hour production of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical! set to air December 9 at 8 PM ET/PT from the Troubadour Theat…

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Watch Now: Laura Benanti Sings “Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me” from Her New Album by Broadway Direct

Laura Benanti returns to The Late Show, this time as a musical act with this gorgeous performance of "Don't Worry 'Bout Me" accompanied by Pasqual Grasso on guitar. "Don't Worry 'Bout Me" ap…

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Broadway Songs for Self-Care by Broadway Direct

During times of high stress, all we might want to do is curl up and revel in comfy clothes, all the desserts you want, and a personal spa day. What’s important is taking care of oneself, w…

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Songs You Might Not Know Were Originally From Broadway Musicals by Broadway Direct

Theatre, as a whole, has been around for centuries. More specifically, Broadway has officially been around since about 1750, when the first significant theatre presence was noted by starting…

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Monday, November 9, 2020

Andrew Scott and Ruth Wilson to Star in Upcoming Film Adaptation of Oslo by Broadway Direct

An upcoming film adaptation of J.T. Rogers’ Oslo, has been announced it is in production, starring Andrew Scott (Fleabag, Black Mirror) and Ruth Wilson (HBO’s His Dark Materials, Mrs. Wi…

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Jagged Live in NYC: A Broadway Reunion Concert to Stream by Broadway Direct

For the first time in nearly 10 months, the Broadway cast of the 15-time Tony Award-nominated musical Jagged Little Pill is reuniting on stage for one night only – in a special performance…

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Thursday, November 5, 2020

BroadwayHD Sets Spectacular November Lineup by Broadway Direct

Shorter days and cooler nights mean it’s time to cozy up with some hot performances on BroadwayHD. The streaming platform announced their robust November lineup filled with rockin’ music…

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Watch Now: Leslie Odom Jr. Sings “Wait For It” for Election Day by Broadway Direct

Hamilton's Leslie Odom Jr. has a critical message for every American: Election results are worth waiting for. With record-shattering mail-in votes, states are reporting we may not know the …

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Friday, October 30, 2020

Listen to the First Single from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Upcoming Cinderella by Broadway Direct

Polydor Records/UMe has announced the forthcoming release of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella: The Musical (Original London Cast Recording). The album features cast from the highly anticip…

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Watch: TODAY Show‘s Halloween 2020 Costumes Showcase the Best of Broadway by Broadway Direct

Watch the TODAY anchors take the stage for Halloween as they channel Broadway stars.  Broadway may have gone dark due to the pandemic, but it’s alive and well on TODAY, whose 2020 Ha…

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Listen Now: “Tonight Belongs To You” from The Prom Movie Soundtrack by Broadway Direct

The Prom, is set to be released for streaming on Netflix starting December 11, 2020. The movie is directed by Ryan Murphy and is based on the Broadway musical of the same name. The star-stud…

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