Thursday, May 19, 2022

Odds & Ends: Shoshana Bean, Samantha Pauly & More Set for Broadway Sings Taylor Swift by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Taylor Swift (Photo: Steven Ferdman/Getty Images) Broadway Stars to Put Their Spin on Taylor Swift The Broadway Sings concert ser…

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‘Paradise Square’ is a disappointing historical pastiche Joaquina Kalukango’s star can’t be dimmed, even when she’s shining through a mess by Soraya Nadia McDonald, Soraya Nadia McDonald

It was bound to happen. A producer or two was going to witness the money-printing, multiyear grip Hamilton had on Broadway and pop culture at large and try to replicate it with another multi…

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West End big hitters to perform at the Party At The Palace by Kitty Underwood

The Phantom Of The Opera, Hamilton, Six, The Lion King and Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will all perform at Buckingham Palace on Saturday 4 June as part of the Queen's Platin…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Six, The Music Man, Plaza Suite, Macbeth & More Reign Supreme by Lindsey Sullivan

Awards season is in full swing, and be it a brand new musical or a star-led revival, there is something sure to satisfy every Broadway theatergoer. Both The Music Man, headlined by 2022 Ton…

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

Vote Now! Nominations Announced for the 2022 Audience Choice Awards; Six, Patti LuPone & Beanie Feldstein Top Nominees by

After a week of voting, the fan-chosen nominees for the 2022 Audience Choice Awards are here. Leading the way is the Six with 15 nominations, including several nominations for …

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‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ is back in D.C. with new rhymes, familiar face by Thomas Floyd

"Hamilton" alumnus Christopher Jackson joins the improvised hip-hop show for performances at the Kennedy Center.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Tina Bumps Up at the Box Office; Moulin Rouge! Has Rosy Week by Caitlin Moynihan

It was a big week for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, which saw an increase both at the box office and capacity. The musical, starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, brought in $1,065,578 in gross s…

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Episode 317: Ensemble gets Broadwaysted! by Automatic Episode Import

A great conversation initiated by an interesting movie about the things we love. Play along as Aaron J Albano (@aaronjalbano - Newsies, Hamilton) and Nikisha Williams (@williamsnikisha - Ham…

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Monday, May 9, 2022


Two musicals in the past half-century have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for drama before they were up for Tony Awards:  Rent in 1996 and Hamilton in 2016. Both went on to win the Tony fo…

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Friday, May 6, 2022

VIDEO: Phillipa Soo Discusses the Importance of SUFFS on the TODAY SHOW

Phillipa Soo sat down on the third hour of the TODAY Show this morning to discuss the importance of the new Off-Broadway musical, SUFFS. Soo also touched on the fact that SUFFS is her retur…

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Girls5Eva Season 2, Starring Sara Bareilles, Reneé Elise Goldsberry, More, Streams May 5 by Playbill

The second season of Girls5Eva premieres on May 5 on Peacock. The season will premiere with three episodes, with weekly single episodes following. Watch the cast of Girls5Eva along with crea…

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Reuben Joseph, Simon-Anthony Rhoden, Allyson Ava-Brown, More Will Join West End Company of Hamilton by Andrew Gans

The London production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical continues at the Victoria Palace Theatre.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Ariana DeBose to host 75th Annual Tony Awards by Caitlin Hornik

Ariana DeBose will host the 75th Annual Tony Awards next month. DeBose, previously seen on Broadway in shows including “Hamilton,” “Summer,” “A Bronx Tale,” and “Bring it On Th…

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Watch: Catching Up With the Cast of the National Tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Playbill

The first national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! continues to travel around the country, beginning performances in Nashville, Tennessee, May 3. Playbill recently caught up wi…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! The Musical Sizzles at the Box Office by Lindsey Sullivan

The weeks are getting warmer, and the Broadway box office is heating up as well. This week, the Tony-winning Moulin Rouge! The Musical joined the top five-grossing shows at $1,419,845 and wa…

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Paradise Square by Sandi Durell

By Carol Rocamora. . . American history as a hot theatre topic?!  Apparently, it’s a trend.  The sensational Hamilton, the moving Come From Away, the spirited Suffs  – all playing thi…

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Episode 316: Dreamgirls gets Broadwaysted! by Automatic Episode Import

It's time for the winner of March Madness: Dreamgirls! Play along as Aaron J Albano (@aaronjalbano - Newsies, Hamilton) and Nikisha Williams (@williamsnikisha - Hamilton, The Color Purple) j…

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Monday, May 2, 2022

"Sunday" Broadway Inspirational Voices - Easter Bonnet Competition 2016 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

At the 2016 Easter Bonnet Competition, Broadway Inspirational Voices, a choir of Broadway artists united to change lives through the power of music and service, offered a roof-raising rendit…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella Sets Final West End Performance Date by Caitlin Moynihan

The ball is coming to an end! Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical Cinderella has announced its final West End performance date. The musical, directed by Laurence Connor with a book by Osc…

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Saturday, April 30, 2022

Four New Shows Try to Answer the Question "What Kind of Show Belongs on Broadway?" by Jan Simpson

Seventeen shows opened or reopened on Broadway this month and as I bounced from one to the other, I found myself asking what exactly is a Broadway show. The simplest answer to that question …

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Friday, April 29, 2022

Songbook Sundays @ Jazz at Lincoln Center by David Sabella

Songbook Sundays @ Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club hosted by Deborah Grace Winer New program premiering with Got Gershwin featuring Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba and Sydney James …

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Odds & Ends: Tommy Kail to Direct Joey King-Led We Were the Lucky Ones Series for Hulu by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Tommy Kail to Helm We Were the Lucky Ones for Hulu The man is non-stop! Tommy Kail, who his put his stamp on directing hits like Ham…

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Broadway Grosses: 15 Shows Bring In More Than $1 Million at the Box Office by Caitlin Moynihan

The 2022 Broadway season is running at full speed, and audiences are flocking to catch the newest productions. This week, 15 shows saw their box offices hit over one million dollars with Th…

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Broadway in Richmond and Norfolk Announce the 2022-2023 Seasons by Matthew Herzog

Hamilton (Angelica National Tour). Photo: Joan Marcus Nederlander National Markets are delighted to announce the lineups for the 2022-2023 Broadway in Richmond and Norfolk seasons. The new s…

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Monday, April 25, 2022

Check Out Character Portraits of the National Tour Company of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Talaura Harms

The touring production of Daniel Fish's Tony-winning revival launched in November starring Sasha Hutchings, Sean Grandillo, Sis, Gabrielle Hamilton, and more.

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Jordan Donica and Maree Johnson to Return to Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera by Caitlin Moynihan

Familiar faces are returning to the opéra populaire. Jordan Donica will reprise his role as Raoul in Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera from May 29 through July 31, temporarily replacing…

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Saturday, April 23, 2022

Power outage forces Fox to cancel ‘Hamilton’ performance on Thursday by From Staff Reports

A power outage forced the cancellation of a 'Hamilton' performance Thursday at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.

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Thursday, April 21, 2022

Grimeboy review – a pair of battling MCs become allies by Arifa Akbar

Birmingham RepCasey Bailey’s moving, emotionally honest grime musical grows in power and has its own poetic, street-smart presence Grimeboy starts off with a deceptive lightness as a comin…

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James Monroe Iglehart by Barry Gordin

James Monroe Iglehart Shares His New Cabaret Show Ahead of a Performance at NJPAC By: Iris Wiener April 21,2022: Due to his remarkable, distinct talent, James Monroe Iglehart steals every…

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Macbeth, Headlined by Daniel Craig & Ruth Negga, Brings in Audiences by Lindsey Sullivan

Something wicked this way comes! Ahead of opening at the Longacre Theatre on April 28, Macbeth has the attention of audiences. Starring Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga, the staging of William Sh…

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Broadway Grosses: Daniel Craig & Ruth Negga-Led Macbeth Brings in Audiences by Lindsey Sullivan

Something wicked this way comes! Ahead of opening at the Longacre Theatre on April 28 (and being the last new production of the Broadway season to do so ahead of Tony nominations on May 3), …

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