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Close Shave! Check Out Santino Fontana as Dorothy Michaels in Tootsie

Close Shave! Check Out Santino Fontana as Dorothy Michaels in Tootsie

Tootsie, the new musical based on the acclaimed 1982 comedy classic, is heading to the Great White Way this spring. The story follows talented but difficult actor Michael Dorsey, played by Tony nominee Santino Fontana, who struggles to find work until an audacious, desperate stunt lands him the role of a lifetime. Counting down the days until you you get ...

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Billy Porter, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Glenn Close, Lucas Hedges Earn 2019 Golden Globe Nominations

Billy Porter, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Glenn Close, Lucas Hedges Earn 2019 Golden Globe Nominations

Nominations are here for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2019 Golden Globe Awards. A talented group of theater alums are among the list of creatives set to be recognized at the ceremony on January 6, 2019, airing live on NBC.

Nominees of note to stage fans include Tony winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots) with his first Globe nomination for the newly ...

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Frozen Star Patti Murin on Twitter Truth-Telling, Her Other Princess Dream and More on Show People

Frozen Star Patti Murin on Twitter Truth-Telling, Her Other Princess Dream and More on Show People

Literally, Patti Murin is Broadway royalty. She is playing the princess Anna in Disney's Frozen. Prior to that, she appeared on Broadway in Lysistrata JonesXanadu as well as the tour of Wicked. She won praise and the heart of now-husband Colin Donnell in the Shakespeare in the Park production of Love's Labour's Lost. The acting couple have adorable pups Petey ...

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Don't Be Like Kanye at The Cher Show! Six Theater Etiquette Tips to Remember

Don't Be Like Kanye at The Cher Show! Six Theater Etiquette Tips to Remember

This is the year Kanye West kept getting himself in trouble with his phone, but at the Broadway opening of The Cher Show on December 3, it wasn't a rogue tweet about politics that put him in hot water. During Monday night's performance, which West and wife Kim Kardashian attended alongside of some of Hollywood's brightest stars, actor (and Broadway ...

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Torch Song to End Broadway Run Early; National Tour to Star Michael Urie

Torch Song to End Broadway Run Early; National Tour to Star Michael Urie

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song will end its run at the Helen Hayes Theatre on January 6, 2019 instead of playing out its announced limited engagement through February 24, 2019. Michael Urie will reprise his performance as Arnold Beckoff on the tour, which will launch in the fall of 2019 at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. The Broadway production, directed by Moises Kaufman ...

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Taylor Trensch & Ben Levi Ross Unite Dear Evan Hansen's Broadway & Tour Casts in a Moving Rendition of 'You Will Be Found'

Taylor Trensch & Ben Levi Ross Unite Dear Evan Hansen's Broadway & Tour Casts in a Moving Rendition of 'You Will Be Found'

The hit musical Dear Evan Hansen has become a nationwide sensation since winning the Tony Award for Best Musical and launching its national tour. In celebration of the popular show's success, the production has released a recording-studio video of the New York and touring casts coming together to sing Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's stirring act-one ender "You Will Be Found ...

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Watch Hugh Jackman Sing from The Greatest Showman & Les Miz on Today

Watch Hugh Jackman Sing from The Greatest Showman & Les Miz on Today

Hugh Jackman is taking his act on the road, and we couldn't be more excited. On the heels of the announcement of his upcoming concert tour, the Tony winner showed off his talent for TV audiences on NBC's Today with a pair of showstopping performances. Jackman sang Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's "The Greatest Show" from The Greatest Showman and a ...

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Watch Stephanie J. Block and the Cast of The Cher Show Bring Cher's Life to Broadway

Watch Stephanie J. Block and the Cast of The Cher Show Bring Cher's Life to Broadway

Get a sneak peek at Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks and more in The Cher Show!

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Dear Evan Hansen to Become Feature Film

Dear Evan Hansen to Become Feature Film

Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen is set to become a feature film, according to Deadline. Tony winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul sold the musical's rights to Universal Pictures with Marc Platt and Adam Siegel producing through Marc Platt Productions.

Dear Evan Hansen's Tony-winning book writer Steven Levenson is set to write the script for the movie and executive produce ...

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The Queer Eye Cast on The Prom: 'It's Only a Good Thing'

The Queer Eye Cast on The Prom: 'It's Only a Good Thing'

The Prom danced its way onto Broadway on November 15 and has been wowing audiences ever since, including the cast of Netflix's Queer Eye. Antoni Porowski (Celebrity Autobiography), Jonathan Van Ness, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown and Tan France appeared on The View on November 28 and discussed their thoughts on the celebrated new musical. When the men were asked their ...

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Tony Winner Hugh Jackman to Take Solo Show on the Road

Tony Winner Hugh Jackman to Take Solo Show on the Road

Tony-winning stage-and-screen star Hugh Jackman is hitting the road! The showman is planning an international tour titled The Man. The Music. The Show. Jackman fans can look forward to him singing tunes from Les Miserables, The Boy from Oz, Oklahoma! and The Greatest Showman on the tour, which will kick off on May 13, 2019 in Hamburg Germany.

He appeared on ...

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Last Dance: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Will End Its Broadway Run; North American Tour to Launch

Last Dance: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Will End Its Broadway Run; North American Tour to Launch

Dim all the lights. The new Broadway bio-show Summer: The Donna Summer Musical has set a final performance date of December 30 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Directed by Des McAnuff, the jukebox tuner began previews on March 28 and officially opened on April 23. By closing, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical will have played 27 previews and 289 regular performances.

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Hadestown, from The Great Comet's Rachel Chavkin, to Arrive at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre

Hadestown, from The Great Comet's Rachel Chavkin, to Arrive at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre

On the heels of a celebrated West End opening, the new musical Hadestown by singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell has set a 2019 Broadway premiere at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The previously announced main-stem run will begin previews on March 22 with an opening night set for April 17. Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin (The Great Comet) is the musical's co-conceiver and director ...

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J.K. Rowling on the Prospect of Theatricalizing Harry Potter: 'The Stakes Were Really High'

J.K. Rowling on the Prospect of Theatricalizing Harry Potter: 'The Stakes Were Really High'

Today, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is known as the record-breaking, Tony Award-winning sequel to J.K. Rowling's iconic Harry Potter book series. But the future wasn't always so clear for a stage version of the author's popular brainchild about a boy who discovers he is a wizard. Rowling recently sat down with the play's Tony-winning adaptor Jack Thorne ...

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Watch Laura Benanti & Rosemary Harris in a Loverly New Montage from My Fair Lady

Watch Laura Benanti & Rosemary Harris in a Loverly New Montage from My Fair Lady

Audiences at the Vivian Beaumont Theater have been treated to a talented new pair of stars over the past couple months. Tony winner Rosemary Harris joined the celebrated production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady as Mrs. Higgins on September 11, with Tony winner Laura Benanti taking over the central role of Eliza Doolittle on October 23. Lincoln Center ...

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Aaron Sorkin on Choosing Jeff Daniels as Mockingbird's Atticus Finch: 'He Is One of the Best Actors I Know'

Aaron Sorkin on Choosing Jeff Daniels as Mockingbird's Atticus Finch: 'He Is One of the Best Actors I Know'

Aaron Sorkin's new stage adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird is playing to sold-out crowds nightly at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway. Sorkin collaborated with director Bartlett Sher on the new production, which is headlined by Jeff Daniels in the iconic central role of Atticus Finch. The trio of talented creatives, along with actress LaTanya Richardson ...

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Tony Winner Andy Blankenbuehler to Choreograph Cats Film

Tony Winner Andy Blankenbuehler to Choreograph Cats Film

Andy Blankenbuehler, the three-time Tony winner who choreographed the 2016 Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats, has signed on to lend his talent to the upcoming film adaptation, according to Deadline. Blankenbuehler replaces the previously announced Wayne McGregor, who has exited the project due to scheduling conflicts.

In addition to his work on Broadway's Cats, Blankenbuehler earned Tony Awards ...

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We Can't Stop Watching the First Teaser Trailer for Disney's Lion King Movie Remake

We Can't Stop Watching the First Teaser Trailer for Disney's Lion King Movie Remake

The Lion King is returning to the big screen next year with the premiere of director Jon Favreau’s inventive new take on the classic 1994 film, which launched Broadway's long-running hit stage musical. Disney has just released the first teaser trailer for the remake, featuring a powerful voiceover from the original film's Mufasa, two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones, who is ...

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Jason Derulo to Sing Out as Rum Tum Tugger in Cats Film

Jason Derulo to Sing Out as Rum Tum Tugger in Cats Film

Singer-songwriter Jason Derulo is the latest star added to the upcoming film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Derulo will take on the role of curious cat Rum Tum Tugger in the highly anticipated screen version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway hit, scheduled to be released on December 20, 2019.

Derulo's solo recording career kicked ...

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John Kander & Lin-Manuel Miranda Collaborate on Latest #Hamildrop 'Cheering for Me Now'

John Kander & Lin-Manuel Miranda Collaborate on Latest #Hamildrop 'Cheering for Me Now'

For Lin-Manuel Miranda's second-to-last #Hamildrop, the Hamilton mastermind has teamed up with a legend of the American musical theater: John Kander, iconic composer of Chicago and Cabaret. The original #Hamildrop song, titled "Cheering for Me Now," with music by Kander and lyrics by Miranda, is about New York's ratification of the constitution and features Miranda as Alexander Hamilton for ...

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical Sets Dates, Theater & Casting for Broadway Premiere

Moulin Rouge! The Musical Sets Dates, Theater & Casting for Broadway Premiere

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is officially headed to Broadway. The stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's 2001 motion picture will make its home at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre beginning on June 28, 2019 with an opening night set for July 25. The Great White Way run follows an acclaimed pre-Broadway premiere at Boston's Colonial Theatre.

Stars from the out-of-town engagement will ...

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Hear Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing a Lively New Tune in the Latest Sneak Peek at Mary Poppins Returns

Hear Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing a Lively New Tune in the Latest Sneak Peek at Mary Poppins Returns

We're just a month away from the cinema release of the exciting sequel Mary Poppins Returns. In anticipation of the new film, Walt Disney Studios has just released a fresh trailer featuring Emily Blunt and Meryl Streep, with Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jack the lamplighter lending vocals to the new song "Trip a Little Light Fantastic" by Hairspray songwriters ...

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Watch Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas and the Cast of The Prom on Broadway

Watch Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas and the Cast of The Prom on Broadway

Watch Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel and the cast of The Prom on Broadway with these show clips.

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Chicago Will Partner with Broadway.com on The Search for Roxie! Casting Call & Video Series

Chicago Will Partner with Broadway.com on The Search for Roxie! Casting Call & Video Series

The Tony-winning, record-breaking hit musical revival of Chicago has announced a national casting call, in partnership with Broadway.com, to find the next Roxie Hart to headline the Broadway production. Chicago celebrates its 22nd anniversary this week.

The Search for Roxie!, launching in January 2019, will invite contestants to submit their audition tapes online to enter the casting call. Auditions ...

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The Broadway.com Show: Megan McGinnis of the Come From Away National Tour

The Broadway.com Show: Megan McGinnis of the Come From Away National Tour

Broadway favorite Megan McGinnis sits down for a chat about touring the country in Come From Away and more.

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