Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber Hints at Taylor Swift's Role in the Cats Film by Andy Lefkowitz

It's hard to believe that the premiere of the Cats film is more than a year away. The movie musical based on Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit Broadway show won't debut until December 20…

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Nell Benjamin & Duncan Sheik's Because of Winn Dixie Musical Set for Goodspeed's 2019 Season by Andy Lefkowitz

Because of Winn Dixie, a musical collaboration from Broadway hitmakers Nell Benjamin and Duncan Sheik, based on the award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo, will arrive in Connecticut in 2019 …

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John Doyle & Jon Batiste at Work on New Broadway Musical Based on Life of Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Andy Lefkowitz

A new musical is in development charting the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, who is widely considered one of the most important artists of the 20th century. The Broadway-bound show is to featu…

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Almost Famous Is Being Made into a Broadway Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

The acclaimed 2000 film Almost Famous will soon sing out onstage. The flick's Oscar-winning screenwriter and director Cameron Crowe is adapting his iconic work into a main-stem musical, …

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Mamie Parris Takes on a New Role in Broadway's School of Rock by Andy Lefkowitz

Original School of Rock cast member Mamie Parris returns to the hit Broadway musical at the Winter Garden Theatre on September 25. Parris, who created the role of Patty in the Tony-nominated…

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Kenneth Lonergan's The Waverly Gallery Begins Star-Packed Broadway-Premiere Engagement by Andy Lefkowitz

The Waverly Gallery, the acclaimed 1999 Pulitzer-finalist play by Oscar winner Kenneth Lonergan, begins its first Broadway run on September 25 at the Golden Theatre. Obie winner Lila Neugeba…

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Janet McTeer Is a Trailblazing Stage Legend in Bernhardt/Hamlet by Andy Lefkowitz

Bernhardt/Hamlet, a world premiere play by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, officially opens at the American Airlines Theatre on September 25. Directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuel…

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert by Broadway.com

National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert switches to the other side of the desk to chat about his six years at Broadway.com with Paul Wontorek.

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The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Roles You Want to See Emmy Winner Darren Criss Play on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been one week since Broadway favorite Darren Criss earned his first Emmy Award for his performance in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, and we'…

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Odds & Ends: Head Over Heels Standout Rachel York to Play NYC Solo Concert & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Head Over Heels Standout Rachel York Set for Solo Concert Thank You for the Music Rachel York, the multi…

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Broadway Grosses: Stars Align & Audiences Pack In for The Lifespan of a Fact by Broadway.com

A trio of stage-and-screen greats introduced a new work to theatergoers beginning on September 20 when The Lifespan of a Fact made its world premiere on Broadway. Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jo…

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Watch Janet McTeer Get Radical in Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet by Broadway.com

Stage and screen great Janet McTeer tackles the role of the great Sarah Bernhardt, who tackled the formidable role of Shakespeare's Hamlet in 1899.

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Debra Jo Rupp Will Return to the New York Stage in Bekah Brunstetter's The Cake by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen alum Debra Jo Rupp has booked her next off-Broadway gig. The talented actress will take on the role of Della in The Cake, a new play by Emmy nominee Bekah Brunstetter, makin…

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Lucie Arnaz & Robert Klein Will Return to They're Playing Our Song for Actors Fund Benefit Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

Lucie Arnaz and Robert Klein, the original stars of the 1979 Tony-nominated musical comedy They're Playing Our Song, will reunite this winter in a one-night 40th-anniversary concert of t…

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Watch Christiani Pitts Go Face to Face with Broadway's King Kong by Lindsey Sullivan

King Kong's leading lady Christiani Pitts has shared what it means to be redefining the classic Hollywood damsel as Ann Darrow. Now, fans eager for the epic musical can see her get up cl…

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Broadway Balances America Invites You on a 'Journey to the Past' with the Cast of Anastasia by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway Across America’s Telly Award-winning collaboration with The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, begins season five of the five-part series B…

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Primping for The Prom! Meet the Stars of the New Broadway Musical Comedy by Lindsey Sullivan

The Prom is poised to begin Broadway performances at the Longacre Theatre on October 23.The new musical comedy is about a batch of Broadway stars who step in to try and save the day for a le…

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Full Casting Is Set for West End Revival of Caroline, or Change by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for the highly anticipated West End revival of Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori's Tony-nominated and Olivier-winning musical Caroline, or Change. The reviv…

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Taylor Louderman on Channeling A Simple Favor Star Blake Lively to Play the Queen Bee in Mean Girls by Caitlin Moynihan

While appearing on the September 20 episode of Broadway.com's daily live Facebook news show #LiveAtFive, Mean Girls star Taylor Louderman spoke about keeping the hit musical fresh and ho…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Justin Collette of School of Rock by Broadway.com

Justin Collette stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about School of Rock and more with Beth Stevens.

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Book Your Flight! Five Can't-Miss Shows to See in London This Fall by Matt Wolf

Fall brings with it shorter days but always more exciting nights as the London theater season kicks into gear, bringing with it the promise of excitement across the spectrum, whether on or o…

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Odds & Ends: Pretty Woman: The Musical Cast Album Is Released & More by Broadway.com

Pretty Woman: The Musical Cast Album Is Released Get listening! The original cast album for Broadway's cheered Pretty Woman: The Musical is released digitally today. The new tu…

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Mercedes Ruehl, Harvey Fierstein, Michael Urie & the Cast of Torch Song Ready for Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song will begin performances on Broadway on October 9 in the play's original home, the Hayes Theatre. Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl will reprise their role…

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Charities Selected for Contribution in Memory of Broadway Star Marin Mazzie by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a moving tribute with Broadway marquee lights dimmed on September 19, representatives for the late three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie have reached out to Broadway.com to inform f…

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Nick Cordero Is Orin Scrivello, D.D.S. in Kennedy Center's Star-Packed Little Shop by Andy Lefkowitz

He is your dentist! Tony nominee Nick Cordero has signed on to play Orin Scrivello, D.D.S. in the Kennedy Center's highly anticipated new staging of Little Shop of Horrors. Mark Brokaw w…

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Backstage at Summer with Ariana DeBose, Episode 9: Last Dance by Broadway.com

It's the final episode of Hot Stuff, Summer star Ariana DeBose's fantastic Broadway.com vlog. Check out the last dance!

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Girl from the North Country Stars Colton Ryan & Caitlin Houlahan Offer a Soulful Take on Bob Dylan's 'I Want You' by Andy Lefkowitz

We couldn't be more excited for the North American premiere of Girl from the North Country, the award-winning new musical currently in previews at off-Broadway's Public Theater. Writ…

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Culturalist Challenge! Which Current Broadway Role Should Newly Minted Emmy Winner Darren Criss Play on the Great White Way? by Broadway.com

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we're challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to …

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Broadway.com Fall Preview: Stephanie J. Block Gets Ready to Strut Her Stuff in The Cher Show by Broadway.com

Watch Broadway powerhouse Stephanie J. Block dish on The Cher Show.

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Fall Preview 2018: Complete Listings of 33 Must-See New Shows On and Off-Broadway by Eric King

The fall theater season has arrived, and Broadway.com's 2018 Fall Preview is here to help you navigate all the original musicals, hotly anticipated West End tran…

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Gillian Anderson & Lily James to Star in Ivo van Hove's All About Eve in London by Andy Lefkowitz

Gillian Anderson and Lily James are teaming up on a high-profile new stage project. The pair will go head to head as Margo Channing and Eve Harrington, respectively, in the upcomin…

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