Sunday, December 15, 2019

'Tis the Season for Cats, Carols, Fun Home and More Must-Do Events for the Week of December 16 to 22 by Kathy Henderson

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and Hanukkah, with a rush to wrap last-minute gifts and celebrate with family and friends. Enjoy our final list of must-do events for 2019, cove…

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Hannah Elless Talks Playing the Mandolin in Broadway's A Christmas Carol by Michael Appler

We all know the story of A Christmas Carol well — the miserly Ebenezeer Scrooge embarks on a ghost-led Christmas journey to become a kinder man and more generous friend to Tiny Tim. Adapte…

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Friday, December 13, 2019

See the New Touring Cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the Rehearsal Room by

Go inside the rehearsal studio to see the new touring cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory prepare to take the show on the road.

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Theo James & Jonathan Slinger Complete Prinicipal Cast of West End's City of Angels by Andy Lefkowitz

Hollywood actor Theo James and stage star Jonathan Slinger have signed on to appear in the upcoming West End revival of City of Angels. The previously announced production, which began in 20…

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PIX11 Will Partner with The Broadway Channel for New Episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal by

PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting's New York flagship station, has partnered with The Broadway Channel to present a new episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, a monthly series of specials…

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Hannah Elless stops by HQ to chat about A Christmas Carol and more with Beth Stevens.

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Go Inside the High-Flying Rehearsal of Cirque du Soleil's 'Twas the Night Before... by

Check out rehearsal clips of Cirque du Soleil's new show 'Twas the Night Before... that's playing at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.

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Mars Rucker Was Paralyzed as a Child; Now They're Dancing in Broadway's Tina by Caitlin Moynihan

When non-binary dancer Mars Rucker was six years old, they were diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis, a disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord, which resulted in most of their body…

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Odds & Ends: National Theatre's Cyrano de Bergerac Starring James McAvoy to Play U.S. Cinemas & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. National Theatre's Cyrano de Bergerac Starring James McAvoy to Play U.S. Cinemas The National Theatre's NT Live program has …

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Hannah Elless Talks Bringing A Christmas Carol to Broadway and Playing in the 'Ebesneezers' by Michael Appler

We all know the story of A Christmas Carol well — the miserly Ebenezeer Scrooge embarks on a ghost-led Christmas journey to become a kinder man and more generous friend to Tiny Tim. Adapte…

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Dear Evan Hansen's Andrew Barth Feldman Will Attend Harvard University in Fall 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

From blue stripes to crimson! Andrew Barth Feldman, the 17-year-old breakout star of Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen, announced today that he'll be enrolling as a freshman at Harvard Universi…

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Learn About Bess Wohl's Hilarious, Heartstring-Tugging Grand Horizons by

Grand Horizons tells the story of a 50-year marriage turned upside down.

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In the Still of the Night, Harry Connick, Jr.—A Celebration of Cole Porter Opened on Broadway by Michael Appler

Harry Connick, Jr.—A Celebration of Cole Porter, the Tony nominee’s multi-media stage show honoring one of the greatest composers of the American theater, had its opening night at the N…

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Harry Connick Jr. of A Celebration of Cole Porter by

Two-time Tony nominee Harry Connick Jr. discusses his Broadway return with his solo concert A Celebration of Cole Porter, his journey to screen, stage and music powerhouse and more.

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Backstage at Jagged Little Pill with Kathryn Gallagher, Episode 7: Opening! by

Go backstage with Kathryn Gallagher and the company of Jagged Little Pill as they celebrate Broadway Christmas (a.k.a. opening night)!

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How Meghan Picerno Went From Opera to The Phantom of the Opera by Michael Appler

Meghan Picerno in "Phantom of the Opera" (Photo by Matthew Murphy) Like Kelli O’Hara or Sarah Brightman, Meghan Picerno has that rare voice that can tackle both operas and musicals. And…

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Danny Aiello, Oscar-Nominated Screen Star & Award-Winning Stage Alum, Dies at 86 by Andy Lefkowitz

Danny Aiello, a veteran actor of major motion pictures who made several notable appearances on the New York stage, died on December 12 at a New Jersey medical facility where he was receiving…

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Bio-Musical of 'La Bamba' Rocker Ritchie Valens in the Works; Tony Taccone to Direct by Andy Lefkowitz

A new musical based on the life and music of 1950s rocker Ritchie Valens is in development, producer Brad Garfield has announced. Tony Taccone, a Broadway veteran who recently concluded hi…

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Hadestown Celebrates Vinyl Album Release with a Signing Party by Diep Tran

Hadestown celebrated the vinyl release of its Grammy-nominated cast album with an event on December 12 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The cast and creatives were on hand to mingle with fans …

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Casting Complete for Off-Broadway's Unsinkable Molly Brown Starring Beth Malone by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for the upcoming off-Broadway staging of Richard Morris and Meredith Willson's 1960 musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown. The previously announced revival, featuring a rev…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

See Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Cast of In the Heights Celebrate Trailer Release by Michael Appler

Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of In The Heights headed uptown with director Jon M. Chu on December 11 for the release of the movie musical’s trailer. Anthony Ramos, who plays Miranda's …

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Harry Connick Jr. on Playing Diners for Cheeseburgers to Celebrating Cole Porter on Broadway by Paul Wontorek

Harry Connick Jr., a dashing 21-year-old jazz musician from New Orleans, became famous overnight 30 years ago when the double-platinum 1989 soundtrack for the film When Harry Met Sally br…

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Original Annie Cast Members to Remember Martin Charnin with Live Concert of 1977 Christmas TV Special by Andy Lefkowitz

Original cast members of Broadway's Annie will come together on stage next week for a one-night concert staging of the 1977 TV special The Annie Christmas Show. The 9:30pm event, scheduled …

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Meet James Cromwell, Jane Alexander, Ashley Park & the Cast of Grand Horizons by Diep Tran

The cast of Grand Horizons by Bess Wohl met the press on December 11. The play follows a longtime married couple, played by Tony Award winner Jane Alexander and Oscar nominee and Emmy w…

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Odds & Ends: Audra McDonald to Be Honored with Special Artios Award & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Audra McDonald to Be Honored with Special Artios Award Six-time Tony-winning actress Audra McDonald will be toasted with a sp…

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We Partied With the In the Heights Cast and Learned New Details About the Upcoming Movie by Diep Tran

Way uptown was the place to be on December 11, when the cast and creatives of the In the Heights film threw an exclusive party to celebrate the release of its first trailer. The second f…

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Four-Time Tony Nominee Laura Linney Gets Ready for Solo Show My Name Is Lucy Barton by Diep Tran

Laura Linney is about to step out on a Broadway stage by herself. Starting January 4, Linney will star in My Name is Lucy Barton, a solo show by Rona Munro, adapted from Elizabeth Strout's…

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Who Will Be the 2019 Star of the Year? Vote Now! by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time to start celebrating the end of the year (and the decade), so there's no better time than now to look back at all the incredible performances that graced the Broadway stage. It's y…

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Meghan Picerno stops by HQ to chat about playing Christine in The Phantom of the Opera and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Katori Hall's World Premiere Comedy The Hot Wing King Extends at Off-Broadway's Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension to The Hot Wing King, a new comedy by Katori Hall set to make its world premiere with the off-Broadway company this winter. Originally an…

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See Tony Shalhoub & Krysta Rodriguez Under the Big Top at the Broadway for All Gala by Michael Appler

Tony Shalhoub and Krysta Rodriguez gathered with industry leaders and performers under New York's most famous circus tent on December 9, to celebrate the second annual Cabaret at the Big A…

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