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Matthew Broderick Set to Play The Narrator in Fox's A Christmas Story

Matthew Broderick Set to Play The Narrator in Fox's A Christmas Story

Christmas has come early with this news! Two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick will play The Narrator in Fox's next live musical, A Christmas Story. As previously announced, the production is inspired by both the beloved 1983 film and Tony-nominated Broadway musical. Dear Evan Hansen's Tony-winning music duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (who received 2013 Tony noms for A ...

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The John Gore Organization, Parent Company of Broadway.com, Announces Key Management Changes

The John Gore Organization, Parent Company of Broadway.com, Announces Key Management Changes

Congrats are in order for some key players at The John Gore Organization, which announced several promotions of longtime employees. JGO is the parent company of Broadway.com, as well as Broadway Across America, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com and Group Sales Box Office.

Former Chief Operating Officer (and 2016 special Tony Award winner) Miles Wilkin will now serve as Vice ...

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Broadway.com Launches The Sit-Down Podcast

Broadway.com Launches The Sit-Down Podcast

Add this to your list of podcasts! The Sit-Down by Broadway.com, a podcast that features audio versions of the most engaging conversations from the ever-expanding Broadway.com content library.

You already hang out with us to get the latest theater news, gorgeous photo and video features and shenanigans with your favorite stars. Why not take clips from Live ...

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On a Magic Carpet Ride! Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes with Disney's Aladdin Tour

On a Magic Carpet Ride! Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes with Disney's Aladdin Tour

Now you're in a whole new world! Broadway Balances America, the special five-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, premiered its fourth season on September 11 with a special look at the tour of Disney's Aladdin. Correspondent Amber Milt chats with star Isabelle McCalla, who's making her national tour debut as Princess Jasmine in the hit musical ...

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Over the Rainbow! Tickets Now On Sale for the New Tour of The Wizard of Oz in Boston

Over the Rainbow! Tickets Now On Sale for the New Tour of The Wizard of Oz in Boston

Click your heels three times because tickets are now on sale for the tour of The Wizard of Oz in Boston. This new staging of the classic musical will play Boston Opera House from January 12 through January 14, 2018.

The Wizard of Oz is a spectacular celebration of the classic 1939 MGM film. The show is a new, refreshed ...

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Fall Preview 2017: 33 Top Show Picks for Theater Fans This Fall

Fall Preview 2017: 33 Top Show Picks for Theater Fans This Fall

Bummed that summer is over? Don’t be! In rehearsal rooms all around Manhattan, some of the most innovative theater artists in the world are prepping a fall season filled with hilarious and heartbreaking plays and joy-filled musical adventures sure to show you a good night out both on and off-Broadway. Not sure where to start? In our Fall Preview special ...

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See Miss Saigon's Eva Noblezada & Rachelle Ann Go Sing Breathtaking Version of 'The Movie in My Mind'

See Miss Saigon's Eva Noblezada & Rachelle Ann Go Sing Breathtaking Version of 'The Movie in My Mind'

Turn up the volume and get ready to be blown away! This new music video of Miss Saigon Tony nominee and former Broadway.com vlogger Eva Noblezada and co-star Rachelle Ann Go singing the heartbreaking "The Movie in My Mind" in a spare and haunting version that will have you watching on repeat. Noblezada leads the show as Kim and ...

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Dear Evan Hansen Star Ben Platt to Record Original Music on Debut Album

Dear Evan Hansen Star Ben Platt to Record Original Music on Debut Album

Ben Platt, the young Tony-winning star of Dear Evan Hansen, has signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records. The talented singer is expected to record original tunes on his first album.

"It has been a longtime dream to create original music," said Platt in a statement. "I am so excited to be working on this debut album and even ...

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Meghan Picerno, Gardar Thor Cortes & the Cast of the Love Never Dies Tour Ready for the Phantom's Return

Meghan Picerno, Gardar Thor Cortes & the Cast of the Love Never Dies Tour Ready for the Phantom's Return

Come along and follow them! As previously reported, award-winning opera stars Meghan Picerno and Garðar Thór Cortes are set to lead the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns as Christine Daaé and The Phantom. The cast also includes Mary Michael Patterson, Sean Thompson, Karen Mason, Stephen Petrovich, Katrina Kemp, Richard Koons and more ...

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Let's Conga! Casting Complete for the On Your Feet! Tour

Let's Conga! Casting Complete for the On Your Feet! Tour

The full cast is set for the touring production of On Your Feet!, starring Christie Prades and Mauricio Martinez as Gloria and Emilio Estefan, respectively. The show will feature Nancy Ticotin as Gloria’s mother, Gloria Fajardo; Alma Cuervo as Gloria’s grandmother, Consuelo; and Jason Martinez as Gloria’s father, José Fajardo. The On Your Feet! tour will celebrate its grand opening ...

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Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Sets Broadway Dates and Theater

Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Sets Broadway Dates and Theater

The new musical adaptation of Mean Girls will begin previews at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre on March 12, 2018! The show will open on April 8.

The musical with a book adapted by the film's screenwriter, Tina Fey, will include an original score by Jeff Richmond (music) and Nell Benjamin (lyrics). It will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw (The Book of ...

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Victor Garber Will Join Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly! in 2018

Victor Garber Will Join Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly! in 2018

Four-time Tony Award nominee Victor Garber will join Bernadette Peters in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! Garber will replace David Hyde Pierce as Horace Vandergelder on the evening of January 20, 2018, the same performance when Peters joins the hit at the Shubert Theatre. Pierce and Bette Midler will play their final performance on January 14.

Garber returns to the Great White ...

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Back Where She Belongs! Bernadette Peters Will Return to Broadway in Hello, Dolly!

Back Where She Belongs! Bernadette Peters Will Return to Broadway in Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Bernadette! Stage icon Bernadette Peters will return to Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! The Tony-winning legend will take on the title role of Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, replacing 2017 Tony winner Bette Midler, on January 20, 2018 at the Shubert Theatre. As previously announced, Midler will play her final performance on January 14.

Although the production ...

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Broadway Balances America Explores 'A Whole New World' with the Cast of Disney's Aladdin Tour

Broadway Balances America Explores 'A Whole New World' with the Cast of Disney's Aladdin Tour

Taking you wonder by wonder! Broadway Balances America, the special five-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, premieres its fourth season on September 11 (the episode will re-air on September 18) with an exclusive look at the touring production of Disney's Aladdin. Tune in as The Balancing Act takes viewers behind the scenes of the hit Broadway ...

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Broadway Across America Report: September 2017 Tour Buzz

Broadway Across America Report: September 2017 Tour Buzz

National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert and SiriusXM On Broadway's Julie James discuss the latest news about the touring productions of Waitress, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies and more.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Kate Shindle of Fun Home

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Kate Shindle of Fun Home

Kate Shindle stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Fun Home on tour, Actors' Equity Association and more with Matt Rodin.

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Watch the Cast of Broadway's Come From Away Bring Spirited Moves to Good Morning America

Watch the Cast of Broadway's Come From Away Bring Spirited Moves to Good Morning America

The exciting new musical Come From Away surprised audiences when it opened on Broadway in March. The moving true story of generosity at a time of worldwide trauma was something not often portrayed onstage. Featuring an original score by Broadway newcomers Irene Sankoff and David Hein and directed by 2017 Tony winner Christopher Ashley, Come From Away has become a ...

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Taylor Trensch 'Will Be Found' in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway

Taylor Trensch 'Will Be Found' in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway

Taylor Trensch, who currently appears as Barnaby Tucker in Hello, Dolly!, will star as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen beginning in mid-January 2018. Trensch will step into the role originated by 2017 Tony winner Ben Platt.

In additional casting news, Noah Galvin will step into the role of Evan Hansen beginning on November 21 for a limited run until ...

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Opera Stars Meghan Picerno & Gardar Thor Cortes Will Lead the Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies

Opera Stars Meghan Picerno & Gardar Thor Cortes Will Lead the Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies

Come along and follow them! Award-winning opera stars Meghan Picerno and Garðar Thór Cortes will lead the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns as Christine Daaé and The Phantom, respectively. The touring production—a sequel to Lloyd Webber's blockbuster musical The Phantom of the Opera—will begin with a special preview engagement at Baltimore's ...

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New Musical Groundhog Day to End Broadway Run; Will Embark on National Tour

New Musical Groundhog Day to End Broadway Run; Will Embark on National Tour

The new Broadway musical Groundhog Day will play its final performance at the August Wilson Theatre on September 17. The show began previews on March 16 and opened on April 17. By closing, Groundhog Day will have played 31 previews and 176 regular performances. The show will kick off an 18-month national tour beginning in 2018. Details of a new ...

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Serve with a Smile! Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart & More Will Star in the National Tour of Waitress

Serve with a Smile! Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart & More Will Star in the National Tour of Waitress

She'll be pouring you a cup and saying, "Hello, how ya been?" Desi Oakley (Les Misérables, Evita) will star as Jenna in the national tour of Waitress. The touring production of the hit Broadway musical will launch at the Connor Palace—Playhouse Square in Cleveland on October 17, before making stops—and serving up pies—in cities all across the country.

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Live TV Musical Presentation of Jonathan Larson's Rent Will Air in 2018

Live TV Musical Presentation of Jonathan Larson's Rent Will Air in 2018

Start warming up your vocal cords and get ready to sing along! Fox's upcoming live television presentation of Jonathan Larson's iconic musical Rent will air in 2018, a representative for Fox has confirmed. An exact date for the TV musical will be announced.

The previously announced Rent presentation will be produced by Marc Platt, who is working closely with the ...

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A Christmas Story Live Musical Sets Date; SNL Veteran Maya Rudolph to Take on Lead Role

A Christmas Story Live Musical Sets Date; SNL Veteran Maya Rudolph to Take on Lead Role

This one's bound to win a major award! The highly anticipated live TV presentation of the Tony-nominated musical A Christmas Story will air on December 17 on Fox. SNL Emmy nominee Maya Rudolph has been announced to play the mom of Ralphie Parker.

The previously announced live production is inspired by both the beloved 1983 film and the 2012 Broadway ...

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Tony Winner Lea Salonga, Glee's Alex Newell & More Join Once on This Island

Tony Winner Lea Salonga, Glee's Alex Newell & More Join Once on This Island

And the gods heard our prayers! Tony winner Lea Salonga will return to Broadway in Once on This Island as Erzulie. Glee favorite Alex Newell is set to take on the role of Asaka. Cats favorite Quentin Earl Darrington and Merle Dandridge will play Agwe and Papa Ge, respectively. The musical, which features a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens ...

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Come to the Fun Home! Tickets Now on Sale for the Tony Award-Winning Musical in Boston

Come to the Fun Home! Tickets Now on Sale for the Tony Award-Winning Musical in Boston

This is where it has to happen! Tickets for the national tour of Fun Home are now on sale in Boston. The Tony Award-winning musical will play the Boston Opera House from October 17 through October 29.

Based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic-novel memoir, Fun Home features a book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, music by Jeanine Tesori and direction by ...

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