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Rags to Riches! Here's a Sneak Peek of Christy Altomare Looking Like Royalty in Broadway's Anastasia

Rags to Riches! Here's a Sneak Peek of Christy Altomare Looking Like Royalty in Broadway's Anastasia

Heart, don't fail us now! Anastasia fans (a.k.a. Fanastasias) could not be more excited to see the 1997 film come to life with a whole new twist and score by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Christy Altomare, who plays the titular role, has already proven that she can sing the beloved "Journey to the Past" ...

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It's Amazing What Bareilles Can Do! Savor This First Look at Sara Bareilles in Waitress

It's Amazing What Bareilles Can Do! Savor This First Look at Sara Bareilles in Waitress

Show clips from Broadway's Waitress, starring Sara Bareilles, Will Swenson and Chris Diamantopoulos.

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Broadway Across America Report: April 2017 Tour Buzz

Broadway Across America Report: April 2017 Tour Buzz

This month, we fill you in on the latest buzz about the touring productions of Hamilton, Wicked, The Sound of Music and Something Rotten!.

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Blue Man Group Will Offer an Autism-Friendly Performance in Boston

Blue Man Group Will Offer an Autism-Friendly Performance in Boston

Let's here it for the boys in blue! Blue Man Group is teaming up with Autism Speaks for a third consecutive year and will be hosting autism-friendly performances suitable for individuals and families affected by autism in Boston, New York, Las Vegas, Chicago and Orlando. An autism-friendly performance is scheduled for Boston at the Charles Playhouse on June 25 at ...

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Exclusive! Hear Andy Karl, Barrett Doss & Groundhog Day's Fantastic Cast Sing 'If I Had My Time Again'

Exclusive! Hear Andy Karl, Barrett Doss & Groundhog Day's Fantastic Cast Sing 'If I Had My Time Again'

We're predicting a 100 percent chance of fans playing this track on repeat! As previously announced, Groundhog Day's cast recording hits earbuds digitally on April 14 and in stores on May 5—and we think even selfish, cynical weather man Phil Connors would like the sound of that. The Chris Nightingale, Michael Croiter and Tim Minchin-produced album will be made available ...

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Mark Your Calendar! 18th Annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards Sets Date

Mark Your Calendar! 18th Annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards Sets Date

The date is set! The 18th Annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards will be presented at a private reception on May 25. Each year, the excitement of the Broadway season culminates at our consistently star-studded event, as the theater world’s most democratic award is handed out.

In recent years, the ceremony has featured award winners Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, Helen ...

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These Clips Are for Dreamers! Watch Phillipa Soo Perform from Broadway's Whimsical Amelie

These Clips Are for Dreamers! Watch Phillipa Soo Perform from Broadway's Whimsical Amelie

Show clips from the Broadway production of Amelie.

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Boston's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include Hamilton, Waitress, Aladdin & More

Boston's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include Hamilton, Waitress, Aladdin & More

The biggest hits on the Great White Way are headed to Boston as part of the just-announced Lexus Broadway in Boston 2017-2018 season!

Broadway blockbusters Hamilton, Waitress and Disney's Aladdin will be part of the upcoming season. The lineup will also include The Phantom of the Opera, Fun Home, Love Never Dies, On Your Feet! and The Book of Mormon ...

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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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Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 7: Howling with Wolves

Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 7: Howling with Wolves

Rob McClure takes us to the Artis—Naples in Southwest Florida! Plus, there's a trip to the Shy Wolf Sanctuary and a Q&A session with Adam Pascal.

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Christian Borle & the Stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Their Delicious New Musical

Christian Borle & the Stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Their Delicious New Musical

Christian Borle and the cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory explain why their musical speaks to audiences of all ages.

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Who Dat? Testing Stars' Disney Knowledge at the Beauty and the Beast Premiere

Who Dat? Testing Stars' Disney Knowledge at the Beauty and the Beast Premiere

Do you know this "tail as old as time"? Stars at the premiere of Beauty and the Beast get tested on their Disney knowledge.

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It's Here! The First Photo of Bette Midler as Miss Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway

It's Here! The First Photo of Bette Midler as Miss Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway

It feels like a musical theater fan's dream, but it's really happening. And we have the photo to prove it! Here's the Divine Miss M as Miss Dolly Gallagher Levi in the new revival of Hello, Dolly!, starting performances at the Shubert Theatre on March 15. Midler leads a cast that includes Tony winner David Hyde Pierce, Gavin Creel, Kate ...

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Pop Poll! The Stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on the Sweet Treats They Can't Resist

Pop Poll! The Stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on the Sweet Treats They Can't Resist

Christian Borle and the company of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory reveals the sweets they love and what happens when they try to resist indulging.

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Welcome to the Rock! Experience the Brave New World of Broadway's Come From Away

 Welcome to the Rock! Experience the Brave New World of Broadway's Come From Away

Show clips of Broadway's Come From Away.

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Could Nick Jonas Play the Title Hearthrob in Bye Bye Birdie? Jennifer Lopez Says 'His Name Has Come Up'

Could Nick Jonas Play the Title Hearthrob in Bye Bye Birdie? Jennifer Lopez Says 'His Name Has Come Up'

We love you, Jonas, oh yes we do! NBC's Bye Bye Birdie star and executive producer Jennifer Lopez recently stopped by Watch What Happens Live, and of course she received a question about casting for the upcoming live musical broadcast. As previously reported, Jerry Mitchell and Alex Rudzinski will helm the project, which is scheduled to air at the end of ...

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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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Welcome to Oz on the Road! Ginna Claire Mason Will Star as Glinda in the Wicked Tour

Welcome to Oz on the Road! Ginna Claire Mason Will Star as Glinda in the Wicked Tour

Look who's wonderful! Ginna Claire Mason, who's been the Glinda standby in Broadway's Wicked for the last year, will star as the Good Witch herself in the touring production of the blockbuster musical. Mason will join the tour on March 15 when Wicked plays the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse, NY.

Mason's additional stage credits include the national tours of Newsies ...

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Watch John Legend, Ariana Grande & a Bunch of Dancing Rose Petals in the 'Beauty and the Beast' Music Video

Watch John Legend, Ariana Grande & a Bunch of Dancing Rose Petals in the 'Beauty and the Beast' Music Video

We've heard John Legend and Ariana Grande's heavenly vocals on Beauty and the Beast's titular track. Now, there's a music video of their version, complete with Grande rocking a red tulle gown, Legend on the piano and a whole lot of dancing rose petals. The video is set in the iconic ballroom where Belle and the Beast (to be ...

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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.

Harry Potter And The ...

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Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 5: It's Chili in Cincinnati

Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 5: It's Chili in Cincinnati

Rob McClure takes us to the Aronoff Center for the Arts in Cincinnati! Plus, Rob enjoys a Skyline Chili dinner, stalks Adam Pascal and answers questions with Autumn Hurlbert.

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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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Broadway Across America Report: March 2017 Tour Buzz

Broadway Across America Report: March 2017 Tour Buzz

This month, we fill you in on the latest buzz about the touring productions of Disney's Aladdin, An American in Paris, Kinky Boots and Something Rotten!.

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