Saturday, June 22, 2019
Friday, June 21, 2019

Olivia Valli on Keeping Jersey Boys in the Family, Her Time in Wicked & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Olivia Valli grew up singing the songs of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Not only because her family are fans of the chart-topping group, but because her family is Frankie Valli and th…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Norbert Leo Butz Cast in New Film Flag Day from Ferryman Scribe Jez Butterworth by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz is among a newly announced slate of stars set to appear in Flag Day, a new motion picture written by 2019 Tony winner Jez Butterworth (The Ferryman). Os…

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It’s not easy becoming green: How the witch in ‘Wicked,’ at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre, gets so green by Moira Macdonald

If you've seen "Wicked," you know how very green the witch Elphaba is. Here's a backstage peek at how the face, neck and hands of the actor who plays Elphaba become the color of very, very c…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Waitress Star Shoshana Bean on 'Summoning Jenna' on Stage, Returning to Broadway After Wicked & More by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been 13 years since Shoshana Bean was last seen defying gravity on Broadway as Elphaba in Wicked, and now she's showing audiences what baking can do as Jenna Hunterson in Waitress. Bean…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson by Sandi Durell

  by Marcina Zaccaria   Life upon the wicked stage rivals an ego-driven world of film and video production that combines top name talent with nervous newbies, believing in the worth of the…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

This Week's #LiveAtFive Guests Include Waitress Star Shoshana Bean, Beetlejuice's Leslie Kritzer & More by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Productions Reap the Benefits of Their New High-Profile Status by

The week following the 73rd annual Tony Awards saw box office jumps for a number of shows newly named Tony Award winners. Productions that saw increases include Tony-winning musical Hadestow…

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Wicked Star Jesse JP Johnson

Jesse JP Johnson talks playing Boq in Wicked, his upcoming Feinstein's/54 Below concert, and the unusual way he booked the 9 to 5 tour.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Watch Broadway’s Jackie Burns and Jon Robert Hall Sing ‘You’re the One That I Want’ by Dan Meyer

The former Wicked star just finished playing Rizzo in a limited run of the ’70s musical at the Pittsburgh CLO.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Vanessa Hudgens, Hailey Kilgore & More to Lead Reading of Ingrid Michaelson's The Notebook Musical with Powerhouse Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Vanessa Hudgens and Hailey Kilgore are among a starry cast set to headline Powerhouse Theater's upcoming reading of Ingrid Michaelson's stage adaptation of The Notebook. Tony nominee Michae…

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20 Questions in 2 Minutes with Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Star Kara Lindsay

Watch as Kara Lindsay talks Beautiful, Wicked, Newsies, and more.

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Ms. Broadway 2019: Tootsie's Lilli Cooper by JK

Ms. Broadway June 2019 has an impressive resume in film, TV and, of course, theater. And she's just getting started - she's our youngest honoree yet. Whether she's creating roles in big new…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

VIDEO: WICKED Star Hannah Corneau Gets Greenified In New Behind The Scenes Video

Hannah Corneau is Wicked's newest Elphaba and she's taking audiences behind the scenes to show how her green witch came to be!

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VIDEO: WICKED Alum Amanda Jane Cooper Speaks Out About Her Struggle With An Eating Disorder

In a new video series for I Am Second, Amanda Jane Cooper opens up about her struggles with body issues and eating disorders.

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Wicked‘s Newest Elphaba Gets Into the Green Makeup by Broadway Direct

The wigs. The costumes. The greenification. See Hannah Corneau become Elphie from hat to toe in the newest episode of Wicked’s FLYING LESSONS. Winner of over 50 major awards including the …

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Dates Set for Old Vic's Lungs Starring The Crown's Claire Foy & Matt Smith by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Old Vic theater has announced dates for its upcoming mounting of Duncan Macmillan's comedic drama Lungs. The previously announced production, directed by Matthew Warchus, will star…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Firebrand's 'Queen of the Mist' tells the painful true story of the woman who survived Niagara Falls by Chris Jones

Barbara E. Robertson has graced pretty much every major theater in Chicago: Goodman, Steppenwolf, you name ‘em. She played for a while in “Wicked,” too. But her performance in Firebran…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Productions See Box Office Boost in Advance of Broadway's Big Night by

The 73rd annual Tony Awards on June 9 saw major prizes go to a number of productions and stars. The week leading up to the annual celebration of the Great White Way showed strong numbers for…

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Bay Street to present 'My Witch' about Margaret Hamilton

Margaret Hamilton, who played the Wicked Witch in "The Wizard of Oz," is the subject of "My Witch," a new play coming to Bay Street Theater from July 17 to 21.

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The Cher Show Star Stephanie J. Block Wins First Tony Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Beloved stage veteran Stephanie J. Block has won the 2019 Tony Award as Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance as "Star," one-third of the title character in the new bio-musi…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

#TBT: Playbill: Pippin: April 2013 by JK

One of the greatest thrills of seeing live theater is when you see a favorite work in a whole new light. Such is the case with the 2013 revival of Pippin, which completely blew me away. Ther…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal & More to Present at 2019 Tonys; Moulin Rouge! Stars to Host Creative Arts Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The slate of presenters for the 2019 Tony Awards is getting starrier. More talent has been announced to hand out Tonys at the 73rd annual celebration of Broadway, scheduled for June 9 at R…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Thank Goodness! See New Shots of Wicked's Swankified Stars Hannah Corneau, Ginna Claire Mason & More by Lindsey Sullivan

These new Wicked photos have us dancing through life! Hannah Corneau took over the role of Elphaba beginning on May 14, and acclaimed Wicked touring star Ginna Claire Mason took her rightful…

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Sparkling Wit Suffuses Island City’s Veronica’s Position by Bill Hirschman

Creatures with the kind of quick wicked wit you only wish you had, the kind who rarely let pass the opportunity for a pithy exit line, populate Rich Orloff’s Veronica’s Position in Islan…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Broadway Grosses: As Network Nears End of Run, Audiences Rush to See Bryan Cranston's Tony-Nominated Turn by

Since the stage adaptation Network began its Broadway run back in November, theatergoers have been captivated by the latest performance from Emmy and Tony winner Bryan Cranston. Following…

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“We Were Just Treated Like Family.” by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide Shoshana Bean Broadway leading lady and chart…

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"It's Okay to Trust That I Belong Here." by Mo Brady

by Anna Wehr Roxie Hart in Chicago Not many people can say the…

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London's The Light in the Piazza Star Dove Cameron on Her Friendship with Ariana Grande and Dream of Playing Wicked's Glinda by Matt Wolf

Onetime Disney Channel teen queen Dove Cameron has been spreading her theatrical wings of late. Last December the 23-year-old performer opened off-Broadway in the New Group production of the…

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