Saturday, April 4, 2020

Watch Rob McClure & the Cast of Mrs. Doubtfire Lend Their Voices to the New Song 'As Long as There Is Love' by

Broadway's Mrs. Doubtfire musical might be on hold, but that's not stopping the show's talented cast from sharing its original score. The production has offered up a heartwarming new video …

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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Showrunner Austin Winsberg Is Bringing a Weekly Dose of Broadway to NBC by Diep Tran

Austin Winsberg may currently be working in television, but he will have you know that he is a big theater nerd. Winsberg, the showrunner for NBC’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, also w…

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Tony Winner John Benjamin Hickey Shares His Coronavirus Experience & The Future of Plaza Suite by Lindsey Sullivan

In addition to binge-watching Babylon Berlin ("I'm obsessed. I am actually starting to irritate my friends."), John Benjamin Hickey has been spending his time at home recovering. The Tony wi…

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QuaranToons: Don't Worry, Poppets! Mrs. Doubtfire Is Staying Busy by illustrator Tug Rice has been thinking up what our favorite Broadway characters are doing while theaters are closed and they're at home social distancing. Daniel Hillard of M…

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Come From Away Stars Read Moving Letters from Medical Students Thanking Health Workers During COVID-19 Crisis by

Come From Away, the long-running Broadway musical that emphasizes themes of gratitude and helpfulness, is giving back in a new way. The show's stars came together (remotely) for a new initia…

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MCC Theater Cancels Nollywood Dreams and Perry Street; Launches 'Be Our Light' Campaign by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater has announced the cancellation of its two springtime offerings due to the COVID-19 crisis. Canceled productions includes Jocelyn Bioh's Nollywood Dreams, which wa…

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Odds & Ends: John Mulaney & Nick Kroll Launch Oh, Hello Podcast & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. John Mulaney & Nick Kroll Launch Oh, Hello Podcast John Mulaney and Nick Kroll, the popular comedians who brought the s…

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Food Canons! Jane Krakowski's Fantasies! Tituss Burgess Dishes About His Messy New Cooking Show by Diep Tran

Tituss Burgess did not plan to be a reality show host. “I don’t know the first thing about hosting!” the actor, whose Broadway credits include The Little Mermaid and Guys and Dolls, …

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Tony Nominee Condola Rashad Releases Music Video from Debut EP Space Daughter by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been two years since four-time Tony nominee Condola Rashad has appeared on a Broadway stage, most recently headlining a revival of Saint Joan. Now, audiences know how she's been spend…

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Michael Ball-Led Hairspray Revival Postponed to Fall 2020 at London Coliseum by Andy Lefkowitz

The planned springtime revival of Hairspray has been moved to the fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally announced to begin performances on April 23, the West End production will now…

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Want to Learn from the Best at Home? Judith Light, Adrienne Warren & More Join Bridge to Broadway Digital Training Platform by Lindsey Sullivan

Add this to the list of creative ways to bring Broadway to others during this time of social distancing. Bridge to Broadway, stage alum Erik Liberman's online initiative that pairs aspiring…

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The Inheritance star and Plaza Suite director John Benjamin Hickey checks in with Paul Wontorek from home.

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Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre Postpones Both Spring 2020 Productions by Andy Lefkowitz

The final two selections in the 2019-2020 season of off-Broadway's Signature Theatre have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The revival of Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight: Los Angel…

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Ambassador Theatre Group Suspends London Performances Through May 31 Due to COVID-19 by Lindsey Sullivan

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ambassador Theatre Group has announced that all performances at their London venues have been suspended until May 31, according to Variety. These venue…

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Gerald Freedman, Veteran Director of Hair, The Robber Bridegroom & More, Dies at 92 by Andy Lefkowitz

Gerald Freedman, a prolific director of Broadway, off-Broadway and regional theater, died on March 17 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, according to The New York Times. The cause of death wa…

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Any Dream Will Do! Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber's Smash-Hit Musicals at Home for Free by Andy Lefkowitz

While the recent temporary closure of theaters worldwide has been a major disappointment for theater lovers, a new YouTube channel is helping to soften the blow by making the hit musicals …

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See Patti LuPone, Darren Criss and More in This First Look at Netflix's New Glamorous Series, Hollywood by Diep Tran

Move over Tiger King, our next television obsession is here. Netflix just released a first look at its new limited series, Hollywood, from producers Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan. The show …

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Stuck Inside with Kids and Missing Broadway? Check Out These Children's Books Written by Stage Stars by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway has always been there for us. From filling our houses with catchy tunes to creating memories that last a lifetime, there's few things that Broadway can't make better. While the ligh…

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Diana Star Jeanna de Waal Is Teaching Online Classes, Drinking Guinness and Longing for Her Costumes by Diep Tran

Diana, the new musical about the life of the People’s Princess, was supposed to have its opening night on March 31, but it did not because of the Broadway shutdown. Nevertheless, the co…

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Parent Trap Musical Identical Postpones World Premiere at Nottingham Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

The upcoming world premiere musical Identical, taken from the story of the beloved property The Parent Trap, has received a yearlong postponement at Nottingham Playhouse. Originally schedul…

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The Drama League Announces Newly Named 'Gratitude Awards' for 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

The Drama League has announced that in lieu of its traditional awards ceremony, the organization will present its 86th annual celebration as the re-envisioned Gratitude Awards. The digital f…

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Diana star Jeanna de Waal checks in with Paul Wontorek! 

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Chita Rivera Awards Postponed to Later This Year by Andy Lefkowitz

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming Chita Rivera Awards ceremony, originally scheduled for May 17 at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, has been pushed back to lat…

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Six Star Abby Mueller Offers Quarantine Advice: 'Have Some Self-Compassion' by Diep Tran

Six was supposed to have its Broadway opening night on March 12, but that day it was announced Broadway was shutting down all shows because of COVID-19. Abby Mueller, who has the role of J…

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Odds & Ends: National Geographic Postpones Cynthia Erivo-Led Genius: Aretha & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. National Geographic Postpones Cynthia Erivo-Led Genius: Aretha Theater fans will have to wait a little longer to see Tony w…

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New Musical Based on Infamous 'Finger-Food' Crime to Make World Premiere at 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of the Broadway transfer of Mrs. Doubtfire, Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre has announced an additional world premiere musical along with a slew of other offerings for its 2020-202…

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Adam Schlesinger, Tony-Nominated Songwriter, Dies at 52 by Michael Appler

Adam Schlesinger, the alt-rock bassist and songwriter whose unique knack for storytelling begot a successful career in composing for the stage and screen, has passed away on April 1, accordi…

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QuaranToons: Beetlejuice Is Going, 'Namaste, You Freakin' Posers.' by illustrator Tug Rice has been thinking up what our favorite Broadway characters are doing while theaters are closed and they're at home social distancing. In this installment…

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Once Upon a Time: Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose Launches Bedtime Stories for the Littles! by Andy Lefkowitz

Anika Noni Rose is ready to help put your kids to bed. The actress, known for her Tony-winning performance in Caroline, or Change, a standout turn in the Dreamgirls movie and voicing Tian…

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Six star Abby Mueller checks in with Paul Wontorek from her NYC apartment. 

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards Ceremony to Be Presented Virtually in May by Andy Lefkowitz

In light of recent events surrounding COVID-19, the Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation have announced a virtual-only ceremony for this year's Lucille Lortel Awards…

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