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Broadway Buzz: It’s a Glorious Opening Night for the Soaring Stars of Pippin

Broadway Buzz: It’s a Glorious Opening Night for the Soaring Stars of Pippin

There was magic in the air on April 25, when the new circus-inspired revival of Pippin officially arrived Broadway! Directed by Diane Paulus, the new mounting of Stephen Schwartz’s beloved musical stars Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Terrence Mann, Charlotte D’Amboise, Rachel Bay Jones, and Andrea Martin in a newly imagined, high-flying production. After taking their opening night ...

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Broadway Buzz: Music Legends Galore Get Into the Groove at Motown: The Musical’s Broadway Opening Night

Broadway Buzz: Music Legends Galore Get Into the Groove at Motown: The Musical’s Broadway Opening Night

Dozens of music icons hit the red carpet outside the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre to celebrate the much-anticipated Broadway opening night of Motown: The Musical, the brand new tuner that charts the story of Motown founder Berry Gordy and the birth of the sound that changed the nation. Gordy himself scripted the musical, so it was no surprise that a multitude of ...

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Broadway Buzz: Matilda's Marvelous Stars Bask in the Delight of Opening Night

Broadway Buzz: Matilda's Marvelous Stars Bask in the Delight of Opening Night

Roald Dahl's classic children's story Matilda has been transformed into a marvelous musical extravaganza! Matilda has officially arrived on Broadway in an imaginative production directed by Tony winner Matthew Warchus. The show stars Bertie Carvel as the malevolent Miss Trunchbull, Lauren Ward as the sweet Miss Honey, Gabriel Ebert and Lesli Margherita as the madcap Mr. and Mrs ...

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Broadway Buzz: Tom Hanks and the Cast of Lucky Guy Make Headlines and Honor Nora Ephron on Opening Night

Broadway Buzz: Tom Hanks and the Cast of Lucky Guy Make Headlines and Honor Nora Ephron on Opening Night

Film, TV and theater veterans and NYC literary bigwigs were eager to take a trip to the Broadhurst Theatre for opening night of Nora Ephron’s drama Lucky Guy. Friends and supporters of Ephron were on hand to remember the late playwright, as well as show some love for Oscar winner Tom Hanks as he made his long-awaited Broadway debut ...

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Broadway Buzz: How Roald Dahl's Matilda Went from Mischievous Children's Classic to Magical Broadway Musical

Broadway Buzz: How Roald Dahl's Matilda Went from Mischievous Children's Classic to Magical Broadway Musical

Few children’s authors are as revered as Roald Dahl, creator of some of the best-loved children's stories of the 20th century, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach and Fantastic Mr. Fox. One of Dahl's final books, Matilda, inspired a hit movie and now an acclaimed, award-winning musical, which opens on April 11 ...

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Broadway Buzz: Jump Into the Driver’s Seat on Opening Night of Hands on a Hardbody

Broadway Buzz: Jump Into the Driver’s Seat on Opening Night of Hands on a Hardbody

The stars of the new musical Hands on a Hardbody cruised onto the Great White Way on March 21. Broadway.com got the opening night buzz from stars Hunter Foster, Keith Carradine, composers Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green, and more on opening night. Based on a real-life competition in Texas, Hands on a Hardbody tells the story of 10 down-on-their-luck ...

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Broadway Buzz: Join Patina Miller, Matthew James Thomas and the High-Flying Cast of Pippin in Rehearsal

Broadway Buzz: Join Patina Miller, Matthew James Thomas and the High-Flying Cast of Pippin in Rehearsal

After 40 years, Stephen Schwartz’s beloved musical Pippin is returning to Broadway… with a circus-inspired twist! Director Diane Paulus takes the reigns on this reimagined musical that incorporates stunning acrobatic work with Schwartz’s beautiful score. Watch the video below to see the star-studded cast in rehearsal for the buzzy revival. Hear what Patina Miller had to say about ...

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Broadway Buzz: Hands on a Hardbody's Real-Life Road Trip From Cutthroat Competition to Broadway Musical

Broadway Buzz: Hands on a Hardbody's Real-Life Road Trip From Cutthroat Competition to Broadway Musical

A contest at an auto dealership isn’t typical fodder for a Broadway musical, but Hands on a Hardbody, a new rock-and-roll tuner by Trey Anastasio, Amanda Green and Doug Wright, has a truckload of heart. Find out the real-life story behind this new musical, and follow the journey of Hands on a Hardbody from a Texas car lot to ...

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It’s Possible! Cinderella Star Laura Osnes Is Broadway.com’s Newest Video Blogger

It’s Possible! Cinderella Star Laura Osnes Is Broadway.com’s Newest Video Blogger

It's a fairy tale come true! Broadway.com has a brand new backstage video blogger: Cinderella star Laura Osnes. The beloved Tony nominee will capture all the behind-the-scenes magic and fun of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella in her new video series: The Princess Diary: Backstage at Cinderella with Laura Osnes.

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Broadway Buzz: Berry Gordy Offers a Swingin’ Sneak Peek at Motown: The Musical

Broadway Buzz: Berry Gordy Offers a Swingin’ Sneak Peek at Motown: The Musical

What’s your favorite Motown song? Chances are you’ll be able to hear it in Motown: The Musical, a brand new Broadway musical chronicling the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy (who wrote the show’s book). The story follows a young Gordy (played by Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon) and his meteoric career, as well as his red-hot ...

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