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Once on This Island Revival, Directed by Michael Arden, Sets Broadway Dates

Once on This Island Revival, Directed by Michael Arden, Sets Broadway Dates

We dance! Dates are set for the new Broadway revival of the musical Once on This Island. As previously announced, Tony nominee Michael Arden will direct the production of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s musical. The revival will begin previews November 9 and open December 3 at a venue to be announced. Camille Brown will choreograph the production.

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Broadway's Anastasia Records Original Cast Album

Broadway's Anastasia Records Original Cast Album

Anastasia's original cast recording on the Broadway Records label will be available for pre-order online beginning on March 21. The CD will be released in June with an exact date to be announced.

Featuring a score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and a book by Terrence McNally, Anastasia tells the story of a brave young woman attempting to ...

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Broadway's Moving New Musical Come From Away to Celebrate Cast Album Release at Barnes & Noble

Broadway's Moving New Musical Come From Away to Celebrate Cast Album Release at Barnes & Noble

Junkyard Dog Productions and The Musical Company will celebrate the release of the original Broadway cast recording of the musical Come From Away with an in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th St at Lexington Avenue) on April 7 at 4:30pm.

Creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein will be joined by cast members Petrina ...

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Wait For It! Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton Will Launch a Second National Touring Production

Wait For It! Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton Will Launch a Second National Touring Production

The world was wide enough for two touring productions! A second national tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton will open in February 2018 in Seattle for a six-week limited engagement before touring North America. The second touring production of the blockbuster show will begin performances at Seattle's Paramount Theater on February 6, 2018, and will travel to eight ...

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A Star Is Born Stage Musical Back in Development with Director Bill Condon

A Star Is Born Stage Musical Back in Development with Director Bill Condon

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, the company blessing us this season with Broadway’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is reviving another musical property: the first-ever stage adaptation of A Star Is Born, based on the 1954 Warner Bros. film favorite.

Beauty and the Beast director Bill Condon, whose Side Show revival played a Broadway engagement a couple seasons ago, is attached ...

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Harry Potter & the Cursed Child Ties Olivier Nominations Record with 11; Groundhog Day Nabs 8 Nods

Harry Potter & the Cursed Child Ties Olivier Nominations Record with 11; Groundhog Day Nabs 8 Nods

These nominees are pure magic! London's Broadway-bound production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child nabbed 11 nods when the 2017 Olivier Awards nominations were revealed on March 6. Groundhog Day, which begins Broadway performances on March 16, garnered eight nominations. The Olivier Awards ceremony will take place on April 9 at London's Royal Albert Hall.

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Raise Your Voice in Cheer! Tickets Now on Sale for the Finding Neverland Tour in Costa Mesa

Raise Your Voice in Cheer! Tickets Now on Sale for the Finding Neverland Tour in Costa Mesa

What a show! What a night! How the world's delight! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Finding Neverland in Costa Mesa. The Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical will open on March 21 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and close on April 2.

Finding Neverland follows playwright J.M. Barrie as he summons the ...

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Exclusive! Caissie Levy to Let It Go in Lab for Broadway-Bound Frozen, Co-Starring Patti Murin

Exclusive! Caissie Levy to Let It Go in Lab for Broadway-Bound Frozen, Co-Starring Patti Murin

For the first time in forever, we have news about the Broadway-bound musical Frozen. Broadway.com has learned that Caissie Levy has landed the role of Elsa for the upcoming private spring lab of the Disney musical, opposite Patti Murin as her sister, Anna.

Levy last appeared on Broadway in Les Miserables, playing Fantine in the most recent revival. Her additional ...

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Fetch Is Going to Happen! Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Aiming for Broadway Bow in Spring 2018

Fetch Is Going to Happen! Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Aiming for Broadway Bow in Spring 2018

Mean Girls has its eye on being the Queen B of the Great White Way! According to The New York Post, the stage adaptation of Tina Fey's hilarious 2004 film has its eyes on a Broadway bow in spring 2018. As previously reported, the Casey Nicholaw-helmed production will have its world premiere at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C ...

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Run This Town! Hamilton Fan & Rap Legend Jay Z Tapped to Produce In the Heights Movie

Run This Town! Hamilton Fan & Rap Legend Jay Z Tapped to Produce In the Heights Movie

His empire state of mind is taking him all the way up to Washington Heights! Hamilton fan and hip-hop legend Jay Z will be a producer on the In the Heights film, Page Six reports. The news was revealed at Harvey Weinstein‘s pre-Oscars party at the Montage Beverly Hills. Power couple Jay and Beyoncé, who caught Javier Muñoz in Hamilton ...

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Sensationnel! McGee Maddox Will Star as Jerry Mulligan in the An American in Paris Tour

Sensationnel! McGee Maddox Will Star as Jerry Mulligan in the An American in Paris Tour

Participer aux festivités! Newcomer McGee Maddox has been cast as Jerry Mulligan in the national tour of An American in Paris. Maddox will join the touring production on April 18, while the show is playing the ASU Gammage in Tempe, Arizona. Maddox replaces Garen Scribner, who will play his final performance on April 16 in Las Vegas. Maddox will continue ...

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And the Winner Is...Broadway! Pasek & Paul, Emma Stone, Viola Davis & More Win Big at the Oscars

And the Winner Is...Broadway! Pasek & Paul, Emma Stone, Viola Davis & More Win Big at the Oscars

The Oscars may be Hollywood's biggest night, but Broadway's best came to Los Angeles to play on February 26...and win. This year was a great one for musical theater nerds everywhere, and it wasn't simply because the whimsical movie musical La La Land nabbed six awards, including Production Design, Cinematography, Best Song, Best Score, Best Director and Best Leading ...

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Dear Evan Hansen Songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Are Oscar Winners for La La Land

Dear Evan Hansen Songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Are Oscar Winners for La La Land

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul have nabbed their first Oscar! The Dear Evan Hansen music duo won for the La La Land song “City of Stars.” They share the win with La La Land composer Justin Hurwitz. The trio also garnered the Golden Globe back in January, when "City of Stars" won Best Original Song.

"This award is dedicated to ...

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Jonathan Weir, Isabelle McCalla & More Join Adam Jacobs in Aladdin National Tour; Full Cast Set

Jonathan Weir, Isabelle McCalla & More Join Adam Jacobs in Aladdin National Tour; Full Cast Set

Casting is set for the national tour of Disney's Aladdin! Jonathan Weir (The Lion King) and Isabelle McCalla (The Prom) will play Jafar and Jasmine opposite previously announced star Adam Jacobs, who is set to reprise his Broadway role as the titular street urchin-turned-prince. Performances will kick off on April 11 at Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre.

The cast will also ...

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Welcome to Our Future! Timothy Ware Will Star as Lola in the Tony-Winning Kinky Boots Tour

Welcome to Our Future! Timothy Ware Will Star as Lola in the Tony-Winning Kinky Boots Tour

Everybody say yeah! Timothy Ware has been cast as Simon/Lola for the third year of the national tour of Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper's Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots. Ware will begin headlining the high-heeled and fabulous show on February 28 when Kinky Boots plays Spokane's INB Performing Arts Center.

Ware was the Lola standby on Broadway where he performed ...

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Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway

Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway

Six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway acting debut when she steps into her musical Waitress next month. She’ll play the leading role of Jenna Hunterson for a 10-week run from March 31 through June 11, replacing Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller. As previously reported, Mueller will take her final bow at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 26 ...

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Costa Mesa's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include On Your Feet!, School of Rock, Hamilton & More

Costa Mesa's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include On Your Feet!, School of Rock, Hamilton & More

The biggest hits on the Great White Way are headed to Costa Mesa as part of the just-announced Broadway Across America–Orange County 2017-2018 season!

Broadway blockbusters On Your Feet!, School of Rock and Hamilton will be part of the upcoming season. The lineup will also include Something Rotten!, The King and I, Love Never Dies, Motown The Musical, Kinky Boots ...

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The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award

The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award

She’s beautiful, she’s here, and she’s a Grammy winner. The cast recording for the Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple took home the 2017 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album on February 12. The album beat out recordings of Bright Star, the 2015 revival of Fiddler on the Roof, Waitress and the West End production of Kinky Boots.

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There's Just No Telling How Far He'll Go! Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Moana Song at the Oscars

There's Just No Telling How Far He'll Go! Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Moana Song at the Oscars

Lin-Manuel Miranda is slated to take the stage at the Academy Awards at least once on February 26. The Oscar nominee will perform his track "How Far I'll Go" from Disney's Moana, reports Variety. Auli’i Cravalho, who lent her voice to the titular character, will join him on stage. Moana is also up for Best Animated Feature Film ...

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Believe! Billy Harrigan Tighe Will Star as J.M. Barrie in the Finding Neverland Tour

Believe! Billy Harrigan Tighe Will Star as J.M. Barrie in the Finding Neverland Tour

Raise your voice in cheer! Broadway favorite Billy Harrigan Tighe will star as J.M. Barrie in the national tour of Finding Neverland. Tighe, who's taking over for Kevin Kern, will begin performances in the touring production of the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical on February 7 at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco.

Tighe’s recent credits include ...

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Stop! Wait! What?! Tickets Now On Sale for Tony-Winning A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder in Costa Mesa

Stop! Wait! What?! Tickets Now On Sale for Tony-Winning A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder in Costa Mesa

Hiya! Have you heard the jolly good news? A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder is bringing its madcap musical mayhem to Costa Mesa! Tickets are now on sale for the Tony Award-winning musical, which will play the Segerstrom Center for the Arts from February 28 through March 5.

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder tells the uproarious story ...

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Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical

Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical

We’re one step closer to a Broadway diva belting the chronicles of cerulean. Elton John and playwright/essayist Paul Rudnick are at work to bring The Devils Wears Prada to the stage. The two will pen a Broadway musical adaptation of Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel and the subsequent 2006 film from 20th Century Fox.

“Re-imagining The Devil Wears Prada for ...

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The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

Don’t worry, Waitress can pick up the tab. The production recouped its $12 million investment, becoming the second musical from the 2015-16 season to turn a profit (following Hamilton).

The Diane Paulus-helmed musical, featuring a score by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson, opened officially at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on April 24, 2016. Tony winner Jessie ...

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La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced on January 24, and La La Land achieved another record; the movie musical is the third film to receive 14 nominations, following All About Eve and Titanic. In addition to Best Picture, its nominations include two for Best Original Song—an impressive follow-up to Dear Evan Hansen composers Benj Pasek and Justin ...

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Here Come the Revolting Children! National Tour of Matilda The Musical Opens in Costa Mesa

Here Come the Revolting Children! National Tour of Matilda The Musical Opens in Costa Mesa

Boston theatergoers will know that sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty when Matilda The Musical opens on January 17 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The Tony-nominated smash hit Broadway show will play through January 29.

Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner Matthew Warchus, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl ...

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