Thursday, February 20, 2020

London Calling with Imogen Lloyd Webber: Paul Hilton on the 'Freedom' He Has Found in The Inheritance & More by

Paul Hilton talks making his Broadway debut in The Inheritance, playing two characters and how the show is 'like going to church.'

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Backstage at Six with Abby Mueller, Episode 4: First Preview! by

Go inside the first preview of Six on Broadway and hear from the ladies in waiting, AKA the Six band!

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Lit! Six Begins Previews on Broadway in Episode 4 of Abby Mueller's Vlog by Michael Appler

It was a historic week for the queendom in episode 4 of Abby Mueller's vlog, Yas, Queen! The cast of Six began previews at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, and most of them—including Andrea…

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Two-Part Epic The Inheritance Sets Closing Date on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Matthew Lopez's Broadway-debut play The Inheritance has scheduled a final performance date of March 15 at the Barrymore Theatre. The two-part drama began previews on September 27, 2019 and …

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Black Swan! Star Wars!: Get a First Look at the New Play All the Natalie Portmans by Diep Tran

The production photos have been released for All the Natalie Portmans by C.A. Johnson, a new off-Broadway play currently running at MCC Theater, and true to its name, there are multiple Na…

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West Side Story Stars on Breaking Ground with a New Interpretation: 'It's a Life-Changing Experience' by

Opening night is here for the eagerly anticipated revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning innovative director Ivo van Hove. On the morning of the big night, cast members from the produc…

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Shark Actors Kevin Zambrano and Marc Crousillat on Why West Side Story Should Be Reinvented by Diep Tran

Kevin Zambrano may be making his Broadway debut playing a member of the Sharks gang in West Side Story, but this isn’t his first exposure to the iconic Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents an…

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Paul Hilton on the 'Palpable Connection' of The Inheritance and More on London Calling with Imogen Lloyd Webber by Caitlin Moynihan

Paul Hilton in The Inheritance (Photo: Matthew Murphy) For the past two years, Paul Hilton has been impressing audiences with his portrayal of both Morgan and Walter in The Inheritance, wh…

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Go Inside the Rehearsal Room with Rob McClure and the Cast of Mrs. Doubtfire by

Hear Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese and the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire sing out from the new musical.

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Tonight! Ivo van Hove's New Staging of West Side Story Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning director Ivo van Hove officially opens on February 20 at the Broadway Theatre. The production began previews on December 10, 2…

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Marc Crousillat and Kevin Zambrano stop by to chat about making their Broadway debuts in West Side Story with Caitlin Moynihan.

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Annaleigh Ashford to Lead Comedy Pilot B Positive, with Ryan Murphy as Showrunner by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actress Annaleigh Ashford has been tapped to play the lead role in the CBS comedy series pilot B Positive, according to Deadline. The series is created by Marco Pennette and Ch…

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Debut Date Set for Ryan Murphy's New Series Hollywood, with Jeremy Pope, Darren Criss, Patti LuPone & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark your calendar! Netflix has announced a May 1 premiere date for Hollywood, a new series from Emmy- and Tony-winning producer Ryan Murphy. The seven-episode series is packed with stage st…

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Kristin Scott Thomas to Star in Phaedra & More Set for 2020-2021 Season at London's National Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier-winning stage-and-screen star Kristin Scott Thomas has signed on to headline a new production of the tragedy Phaedra as part of the new season of London's National Theatre. Simon Sto…

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See Rob McClure & the Cast of Broadway's Mrs. Doubtfire Perform Songs from the New Musical by Michael Appler

Mrs. Doubtfire is the latest in a steady stream of movie-to-musical adaptations on Broadway, and the Jerry Zaks-directed reimagining of Robin Williams-led film comedy met the press on Febr…

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Celebrating Black History Month: David Alan Grier Honors Vinnette Carroll, the First Black Woman to Direct on Broadway by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of Tony-Winning Hairspray Producer Margo Lion by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced that the marquee lights of many Broadway venues will be dimmed for one minute on February 29 at 7:45pm in memory of stage pioneer Margo Lion. The Tony-winni…

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All the Natalie Portmans, Starring Montego Glover & Kara Young, Adds Two Weeks to Off-Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater has announced an extension its world premiere staging of C.A. Johnson's All the Natalie Portmans. Originally announced to run through March 15, the production wil…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Come See About Me! Nik Walker & Matt Manuel to Join Broadway's Ain't Too Proud by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready! Broadway's hit Temptations musical Ain't Too Proud will welcome Nik Walker and Matt Manuel to the cast on February 28. They will take over the roles of Otis Williams and David Ru…

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Katrina Lenk, Patti LuPone and More Talk Bringing Company Back to Broadway by

Company stars Katrina Lenk, Patti LuPone and more talk Marianne Elliot's re-imagined revival and bringing the classic musical back to Broadway.

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Celebrating Black History Month: LisaGay Hamilton Remembers the 'Perfect Company' of The Piano Lesson by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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Broadway-Bound Lehman Trilogy Sets Fall 2020 West Coast Premiere with Center Theatre Group by Andy Lefkowitz

In advance of an upcoming Broadway run, Stefano Massini's epic new play The Lehman Trilogy has been scheduled for a fall engagement with Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group. The production, di…

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Jessica Phillips on Why Dear Evan Hansen Isn't Just for Teens, It's for Their Parents Too by Michael Appler

Jessica Phillips plays Heidi Hansen on Broadway, the loving, work-strained single mom in Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's long-running musical Dear Evan Hansen. Phillips stepped into the role …

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How West Side Story Then and Now Uses Music, Dance and Politics to Portray 'An Anthology of America' by Diep Tran

The West Side Story revival is about to open on Broadway and it promises to be entirely different from the versions that have come before it. For one, the show is no longer set in 1957. It…

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Something's Coming! Get a First Look at the New West Side Story Revival by Diep Tran

Something's coming, something good. The photos for the anticipated revival of West Side Story have been released, and it seems the Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents and Leonard Bernstein c…

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In Advance of Broadway's Hangmen, Martin McDonagh Gears Up for New Film The Banshees of Inisheer by Andy Lefkowitz

Martin McDonagh is keeping busy on Broadway and in Hollywood. The Tony-nominated playwright and Oscar-winning filmmaker, whose new play Hangmen will make its main-stem debut this spring, has…

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Watch Chicago Star Erika Jayne's Jazzy Performance of 'Roxie' by

Erika Jayne is dazzling audiences nightly in her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in the Tony-winning revival of Chicago. The Real Housewives star recently made an appearance on The Wendy Willi…

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See Ciara Renée and McKenzie Kurtz Take Their First Broadway Bows in Frozen by Diep Tran

The cold definitely did not bother Ciara Renée and McKenzie Kurtz on February 18, as they took their first Broadway bows as the new leads of Frozen. Renée replaced Caissie Levy as Elsa …

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Carmen Cusack, James Lapine and More Talk Original New Musical Flying Over Sunset and LSD by

Flying Over Sunset stars Carmen Cusack, Tony Yazbeck and more talk about bringing the original musical to life on Broadway.

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Jessica Phillips stops by HQ to chat about Dear Evan Hansen and more with Paul Wontorek.

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David Byrne's American Utopia Announces Return to Broadway in 2021 by Michael Appler

David Byrne’s American Utopia announced that it will return to Broadway for a 17-week staging next fall and winter. It just completed its run on Broadway on February 16. American Utopia…

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