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Thank Goodness! Stephen Schwartz Reveals Wicked Movie Details

Thank Goodness! Stephen Schwartz Reveals Wicked Movie Details

Rejoicify! After years of speculation, we finally have some more official details about the Wicked movie. Stephen Schwartz revealed at San Diego Comic-Con that the Universal Pictures project, which is a few years away, will contain at least three new numbers. The composer also plans to incorporate at least one song cut from the Broadway show in the film adaptation ...

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Chad Kimball, Jenn Colella & More to Appear in Come From Away on Broadway

Chad Kimball, Jenn Colella & More to Appear in Come From Away on Broadway

We now have casting for the much-buzzed about Broadway-bound Come From Away. Great White Way favorites Chad Kimball, Jenn Colella and more will continue in their roles in the new musical when it starts performances on the Main Stem in February 2017 at a Shubert theater to be announced.

Along with Tony nominee Kimball (Memphis) and Colella (If/Then), the ...

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Go to the Hills! National Tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The Sound of Music Opens in Costa Mesa

Go to the Hills! National Tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The Sound of Music Opens in Costa Mesa

Your heart will be blessed with the sound of music and you'll sing once more! The new national tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The Sound of Music opens in Costa Mesa on July 19. Directed by Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, the landmark musical will play the Segerstrom Center for the Arts through July 31.

Featuring music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics ...

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Audra McDonald, Grease: Live & More Stage Favorites Garner Emmy Nominations

Audra McDonald, Grease: Live & More Stage Favorites Garner Emmy Nominations

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald, along with a plethora of Broadway favorites and the team behind Grease: Live, were feeling the love when the Emmy nominations were announced on July 14. The main trophies will be handed out at the 68th Emmy Awards, which is scheduled to take place on September 18; Jimmy Kimmel will host.

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Broadway-Aimed Gotta Dance Changes Name to Half Time, Enlists Pitch Perfect Creative

Broadway-Aimed Gotta Dance Changes Name to Half Time, Enlists Pitch Perfect Creative

What news about the Broadway-aimed Gotta Dance? It’s still looking to land a theater on the Main Stem, but the estimated time of arrival has once again been pushed back, and the show is now circling a spring 2017 date. The musical's also undergone a name change and moving forward will be referred to as Half Time. Plus, there’s been ...

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Here We Go Again! Season Three of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Will Premiere in August

Here We Go Again! Season Three of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Will Premiere in August

Grab an extra cup of coffee because your mornings are about to get a Great White Way-sized makeover! Lifetime Channel's award-winning morning show The Balancing Act will present the third season of its six-part special series Broadway Balances America, sponsored by Broadway Across America. Season three of the series, which takes you backstage of some of Broadway's most-beloved musicals, will ...

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Hairspray Live! Casting: Ariana Grande Will Return to Her Musical Theater Roots & Play Penny Pingleton

Hairspray Live! Casting: Ariana Grande Will Return to Her Musical Theater Roots & Play Penny Pingleton

Mama, this dangerous woman is a big girl now! Ariana Grande has joined the cast of NBC’s Hairspray Live!. The pop superstar and Broadway alum will take on the role of Penny Pingleton for the December 7 broadcast, joining a roster that includes the previously reported Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson and newcomer Maddie Baillio.

Grande, who appeared on ...

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Anastasia, Starring Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & More, Sets Broadway Dates & Theater

Anastasia, Starring Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & More, Sets Broadway Dates & Theater

As promised, Anastasia has set the date! The new musical will open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre, led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton and Caroline O’Connor in the roles they originated at Hartford Stage. Directed by Tony winner Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide), the new tuner reunites the Tony-winning creative team behind Ragtime ...

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In Transit, an A Cappella Musical from Kristen Anderson-Lopez & More, Will Travel to Broadway

In Transit, an A Cappella Musical from Kristen Anderson-Lopez & More, Will Travel to Broadway

The sounds of New York are heading to the Broadway stage sans orchestra. In Transit, an a cappella musical from Frozen scribe Kristen Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan and Sarah Wordsworth, will play the Circle in the Square Theatre this fall. Tony winner Kathleen Marshall will direct and choreograph.

The musical, which previously played Primary Stages in 2010, follows a ...

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Nick Kroll & John Mulaney’s Oh Hello, on Broadway to Land at Lyceum Theatre

Nick Kroll & John Mulaney’s Oh Hello, on Broadway to Land at Lyceum Theatre

After an acclaimed run off-Broadway last fall, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s popular alter egos Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland will make their debuts on the Great White Way in Oh Hello, on Broadway. Directed by Alex Timbers, tickets are now available for the production, which will play a limited engagement September 23 through January 8, 2017. Opening night ...

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