Saturday, August 17, 2019

11 Broadway Shows Giving Back by Ruthie Fierberg

From Hamilton to Dear Evan Hansen, these Broadway shows and their stars change lives through more than their onstage art.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Tales of the Turntable review – a musical magical history tour by Lyndsey Winship

Queen Elizabeth Hall, LondonThe terrific teenage dancers of ZooNation’s youth company crank up a gramophone time machine and zip through styles from Charleston to hip-hop It’s massively …

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares 4 Moments He’ll Never Forget From the Set of Sesame Street by Ruthie Fierberg

The Hamilton and In The Heights creator looks back on his time writing for and performing on the 50-year-old children’s show.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Odds & Ends: Sara Bareilles to Release Unheard Waitress Songs on New EP & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Sara Bareilles to Release Unheard Waitress Songs on New EP Tony-nominated Waitress songwriter Sara Bareilles has announced the u…

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"There Is Always A Door Waiting To Be Opened." by Mo Brady

by Lance Wiener Stephanie Klemons The multi-talented Stephanie…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Prom Goes Out on Top, Reaching All-Time High at the Box Office by Andy Lefkowitz

Everyone was going to prom this past week, as the Tony-nominated smash-hit musical played to packed houses in its final set of performances at the Longacre Theatre. The celebrated musical re…

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HAMILTON's Austin Scott Will Guest Star on FX's POSE This Week

Austin Scott who currently stars as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway, will guest star on Tuesday's episode of the groundbreaking drama series 'Pose' on FX at 10pm EST/ PST.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Tell Me More | Episode 34: James Monroe Iglehart on Being One of Broadway’s Busiest Stars by Matt Tamanini

On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to one of the busiest, and most talented, men on Broadway, tony winner James Monroe Iglehart. Everyone listening…

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Shida, written & performed by Broadway Shorts creator Jeannette Bayardelle, gets its UK premiere

Off-Broadway musical SHIDA will get its UK premiere at The Vaults next month. It's written and performed by Jeanette Bayardelle, who we're a little obsessed with from her "Broadway Shorts" f…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Back to North Shore by Mo Brady

Mean Girls at the August Wilson Theatre Review by Mo Brady Erika Henningsen (Cady Heron), Krystina Alabado (Gretchen Wi…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Samy Nour Younes: Trans and Non-Binary Actors to Know by Angela Tricarico

Interview by Anna Altheide Samy Nour Younes (Photo by THEGINGER3BEARDMEN for The Ensemblist) …

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Donna Vivino Interview: "DNA" + "Waiting For Johnny Depp" by Adam Rothenberg

I first got to interview Broadway’s Donna Vivino back in 2014 when she was getting to release her debut album Beautiful Dreamer. It’s so exciting to catch up with her as we discuss the r…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Guest in Julio Torres’ Upcoming Comedy Special by Ruthie Fierberg

The Hamilton creator will voice one of the objects in the comedian’s My Favorite Shapes.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! Sets New Box Office Record by Broadway.com

Moulin Rouge! is gaining strong momentum in the kickoff to its main-stem run. The splashy new musical surpassed its own box office record this past week, with an intake of $1,987,914.00, pa…

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Odds & Ends: Daveed Diggs to Play Frederick Douglass in Ethan Hawke's New Miniseries & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend.Daveed Diggs to Play Frederick Douglass in Ethan Hawke's New Miniseries A pair of Broadway stars are teaming up…

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Hamilton Tony Winner Daveed Diggs to Play Frederick Douglass in Showtime Limited Series by Logan Culwell-Block

The Good Lord Bird will also star Tony nominee Ethan Hawke as abolitionist John Brown.

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

VIDEO: HAMILTON Celebrates National Sisters Day With the Schuyler Sisters

It's National Sisters Day and Hamilton is celebrating by tributing Broadway's favorite sisters, the Schuyler Sisters! Dance along with Angelica, Eliza, and Peggy!

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Ramin Karimloo Releases New Album From Now On August 2 by Adam Hetrick

The Anastasia and Les Misérables star performs songs from Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton, and The Bridges of Madison County on his latest release.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Upcoming NYC Auditions for Hamilton (Broadway and Angelica Tour), The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Take Me Out, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Three Ways Community Theatres Can Build a Bridge to Broadway

High school musicals get a lot of attention. Maybe because Disney did a movie about them.  (Actually, Disney did a lot of movies about them.) The irony is, while I don’t have the data to…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Prince of Egypt Musical Announces Further Casting for U.K. Premiere in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

More casting is here for the upcoming U.K. premiere staging of The Prince of Egypt, arriving in London's West End next year. The previously announced production, directed by Scott Schwartz…

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VIDEO: Phillipa Soo, Mary Beth Peil, Linda Emond Star in Short Film from Maureen Towey

Maureen Towey wrote and directed In The 8th Year of the Emergency, a short film that stars Broadway stars including Phillipa Soo (Hamilton), Mary Beth Peil (The King & I, Anastasia)…

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Prince of Egypt Musical Announces Further Casting for U.K. Premiere in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

More casting is here for the upcoming U.K. premiere staging of The Prince of Egypt, arriving in London's West End next year. The previously announced production, directed by Scott Schwartz…

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‘Hamilton the Exhibition’ is closing early in Chicago by Chris Jones Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — In the first significant disappointment for the hugely successful team behind “Hamilton,” one of the most successful Broadway musicals of all time, the spinoff known as “Ha…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Odds & Ends: Check Out Upcoming Little Shop Star Jonathan Groff in Mindhunter Season 2 Teaser & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Check Out Upcoming Little Shop Star Jonathan Groff in Mindhunter Season 2 Teaser The countdown has begun for the second season …

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Keith Hamilton Cobb to Premiere American Moor Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

A journey through Shakespeare and race, Cobb will perform his solo work at the Cherry Lane Theatre this summer.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge Play to Sold-Out Crowds as Sea Wall/A Life Begins Main-Stem Run by Broadway.com

The moving two-hander Sea Wall/A Life made a splash at Broadway's Hudson Theatre this weekend as performances kicked off. The sobering pair of monologues, performed by Jake Gyllenhaal and T…

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