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Dear Evan Hansen's Pasek & Paul and More Broadway Greats Win 2018 Golden Globe Awards

Dear Evan Hansen's Pasek & Paul and More Broadway Greats Win 2018 Golden Globe Awards

The 2018 Golden Globe Awards ceremony was a meaningful evening for the beloved Tony-winning songwriters of Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul took home the Golden Globe in the Best Original Song category for their showstopping number "This Is Me" (sung by Waitress alum Keala Settle) from the movie musical The Greatest Showman. Seth ...

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Sara Bareilles to Play Mary Magdalene in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live! in Concert

Sara Bareilles to Play Mary Magdalene in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live! in Concert

Waitress creator and star Sara Bareilles will sing out as Mary Magdalene in NBC's highly anticipated TV presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar Live! in Concert. David Leveaux will direct the previously announced new version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical, slated to take place on Easter Sunday, April 1. NBC has also revealed that the concert will be filmed ...

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Patti LuPone & Ben Platt Will Perform on the 2018 Grammy Awards

Patti LuPone & Ben Platt Will Perform on the 2018 Grammy Awards

TV viewers tuning in to the 2018 Grammy Awards are in for a special treat. Tony winners Patti LuPone and Ben Platt have been announced as performers in a special tribute to legendary composers Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leonard Bernstein. LuPone will reprise her iconic 1981 Grammy performance of "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" from Evita and Platt will sing ...

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Watch the Cast of SpongeBob SquarePants Ring in the New Year with a 'Bikini Bottom Day'

Watch the Cast of SpongeBob SquarePants Ring in the New Year with a 'Bikini Bottom Day'

2018 is here, and Broadway's best are kicking off the new year in style. The cast of the joyful musical SpongeBob SquarePants paid a visit to Good Morning America on January 2 to show off their special new show. Watch newly anointed star Ethan Slater, Broadway.com vlogger Lilli Cooper and their fellow cast sing the musical's energetic opening number ...

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Watch Meryl Streep, Cher & More in the First Trailer for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Watch Meryl Streep, Cher & More in the First Trailer for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

You better bet we are the “Dancing Queen” after seeing the first trailer for the movie sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. The film that gives us an early look at lively matriarch Donna (Meryl Streep) has us counting down the days for its July 20, 2018 release. Featuring Beautiful: The Carole King Musical alum Jessica Keenan Wynn as Young ...

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2017 Wrap-Up: Broadway.com Picks the Best Performances of the Year

2017 Wrap-Up: Broadway.com Picks the Best Performances of the Year

Making a list of just five of our favorite performances of 2017 is a tough task with such a wide array of talent on the Great White Way this year. But these unforgettable turns burned brightest in our memories even though they’ve all taken their final bows.

5. Gideon Glick in Significant Other
As the lonely gay guy watching his ...

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John Legend to Play Title Role in Jesus Christ Superstar Live! in Concert

John Legend to Play Title Role in Jesus Christ Superstar Live! in Concert

Music icon John Legend has signed on to play Jesus Christ in NBC's upcoming TV concert presentation Jesus Christ Superstar Live! in Concert. David Leveaux will direct the previously announced new version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's 1971 musical, slated to take place on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. The concert will be filmed live from Brooklyn, NY ...

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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Will Arrive on Broadway

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Will Arrive on Broadway

Broadway audiences are in for some “Hot Stuff” when the new bio-show Summer: The Donna Summer Musical sets up house at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in 2018. Featuring a book by Colman Domingo, Robert Cary and Des McAnuff, choreography by Sergio Trujillo and direction by McAnuff, the production will start previews on March 28 with an opening slated for April 23.  ...

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Princess Diana Musical, Diana, Set for World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse

Princess Diana Musical, Diana, Set for World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse

Diana, the new musical chronicling the life of Princess Diana, will have its world premiere at La Jolla Playhouse as part of its 2018-2019 season. As previously reported, the Tony Award-winning Memphis team Joe DiPietro and David Bryan created the show which has La Jolla Artistic Director and Come From Away Tony winner Christopher Ashley at its helm. No word yet ...

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2017 Wrap-Up: Broadway.com Picks the Top Debuts of the Year

2017 Wrap-Up: Broadway.com Picks the Top Debuts of the Year

A highlight of any year of theatergoing is being introduced to performers making their Broadway debuts. Whether new to the New York stage or finally making the leap to the Great White Way, here are our top picks for the best debuts of 2017.

5. Ari'el Stachel in The Band's Visit
Kicking off our list is Ari’el Stachel’s performance as Egyptian ...

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The Greatest Showman's Thrilling Live Trailer Is Just the Fuel We Need This Holiday Season

The Greatest Showman's Thrilling Live Trailer Is Just the Fuel We Need This Holiday Season

As if last night's perfect presentation of A Christmas Story Live! didn't fill us with enough life, we were served up with a magical bonus. Hugh Jackman and the cast of the upcoming P.T. Barnum biopic The Greatest Showman also showed off for TV audiences. Jackman, Zendaya, Zac Efron and Broadway star Keala Settle offered up a live performance ...

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Hugh Jackman, James Corden & Zac Efron Perform an Epic Medley of On the Town, Guys and Dolls & Fame

Hugh Jackman, James Corden & Zac Efron Perform an Epic Medley of On the Town, Guys and Dolls & Fame

The day is almost here (December 20) for the highly anticipated P.T. Barnum biopic The Greatest Showman to be released in movie theaters. The film's stars can hardly wait, either, and are getting into the musical spirit. Tony winner Hugh Jackman, Zendaya and Zac Efron teamed up with Tony winner James Corden on December 14 for an epic new take ...

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The Broadway Channel & PIX11 Partner for Monthly Series Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal

The Broadway Channel & PIX11 Partner for Monthly Series Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal

The Broadway Channel, part of The John Gore Organization family of companies, is in partnership with PIX11 to present Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, a monthly series of specials about Broadway, hosted by Emmy Award-winning news anchor Tamsen Fadal. The show will feature in-depth interviews with special guests and celebrities as well as an inside look at the Broadway industry ...

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The Lion King's Moving Dual-Language 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' Has Made Our Holiday Season

The Lion King's Moving Dual-Language 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' Has Made Our Holiday Season

Disney’s hit musical The Lion King has released its first dual-language music video of “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” performed in Spanish and English featuring Mexico City's Simba, Agustín Argüello, and Broadway's Nala, Adrienne Walker. The performance helps ring in the long-running musical's 20th anniversary on Broadway at the Minskoff Theatre and the show’s 24 global productions, including Mexico ...

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Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels, Co-Produced by Gwyneth Paltrow, to Play Broadway

Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels, Co-Produced by Gwyneth Paltrow, to Play Broadway

We got the beat! As previously speculated, Head Over Heels, the new musical featuring the iconic songs of The Go-Go's, has solidified plans for a Broadway premiere. The musical will play a theater to be announced during the 2018-2019 season. The production will first play an out-of-town engagement at San Francisco's Curran theater from April 24 through May 20, 2018. James Magruder has ...

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Temptations Musical Ain't Too Proud to Play Pre-Broadway Run in D.C.

Temptations Musical Ain't Too Proud to Play Pre-Broadway Run in D.C.

The world premiere Berkeley Repertory Theatre production of Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations will land at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center for a five-week engagement that is being billed as "pre-Broadway." With a book by Dominique Morisseau, directed by two-time Tony winner Des McAnuff and choreographed by Olivier winner Sergio Trujillo, the production will ...

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Alec Baldwin May Bring Acclaimed Donald Trump Impression to Broadway

Alec Baldwin May Bring Acclaimed Donald Trump Impression to Broadway

Will Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump impression be huuuuge on Broadway?

On a December 11 interview on The Howard Stern Show, the stage vet said he's mulling the opportunity to turn his book You Can’t Spell America Without Me into a solo show, similar to Will Farrell's 2009 Tony-nominated hit You’re Welcome, America. A Final Night with George W. Bush.

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The Band's Visit Sets Digital Release Date for Original Cast Album

The Band's Visit Sets Digital Release Date for Original Cast Album

Ghostlight Records has announced that the original Broadway cast recording of the new musical The Band's Visit will be released in digital and streaming formats on December 15. The Band's Visit's previously announced cast album will be released on physical CD in early 2018 (it can be pre-ordered here). The show features an original score by David Yazbek and orchestrations ...

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Hugh Jackman, Pasek & Paul, Laurie Metcalf & More Theater Favorites Earn Golden Globe Nominations

Hugh Jackman, Pasek & Paul, Laurie Metcalf & More Theater Favorites Earn Golden Globe Nominations

Tony winners Hugh Jackman, Laurie Metcalf, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul were among the theater talent who earned Golden Globe Award nominations on the morning of December 11. Nominations were announced from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Jackman was nominated for his performance in the upcoming P.T. Barnum biopic The Greatest Showman. The highly anticipated movie musical ...

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Alice Cooper Cast in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live!; David Leveaux Signs On as Director

Alice Cooper Cast in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live!; David Leveaux Signs On as Director

Alice Cooper, a seminal figure in rock and roll whose compelling stage presence has made him a must-see for five decades, has been cast as the flamboyant King Herod in NBC's staged rock concert of Jesus Christ Superstar Live! Also joining the production is five-time Tony-nominated theater director David Leveaux. The previously announced event will air on Easter Sunday, April ...

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Once On This Island to Receive New Broadway Cast Album

Once On This Island to Receive New Broadway Cast Album

We dance! Broadway Records has announced a new Broadway cast recording of Once On This Island, set to be released on CD and digitally on February 23, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order online and at Circle in the Square Theatre.

Once On This Island features music by Stephen Flaherty and a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens ...

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Who Will Be the 2017 Broadway.com Star of the Year? Vote Now!

Who Will Be the 2017 Broadway.com Star of the Year? Vote Now!

The tree is trimmed, the holiday party hangovers are coming fast and furiously and the Secret Santa (re)gift is ready. This means there’s ony one thing left to cross off your holiday to-do list: select Broadway.com’s 2017 Star of the Year! From fabulous debuts to Tony-winning turns, you have 10 talented performers all deserving of your vote. Choose ...

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Watch Jason Mraz & Sara Bareilles' Adorable Park Bench Rendition of Waitress Tune 'It Only Takes a Taste'

Watch Jason Mraz & Sara Bareilles' Adorable Park Bench Rendition of Waitress Tune 'It Only Takes a Taste'

We already want seconds of this park bench performance! As previously announced, Sara Bareilles will step back into Waitress alongside her pal Jason Mraz beginning on January 16, 2018. Ahead of the two singer-songwriter BFFs joining each other at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, they performed the sweet tune "It Only Takes a Taste" on a bench in Central Park in ...

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Defying Gravity! Tickets Now on Sale for High-Flying Hit Wicked in Indianapolis

Defying Gravity! Tickets Now on Sale for High-Flying Hit Wicked in Indianapolis

There's magic in the air as Wicked prepares to land in Indianapolis. Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of the hit musical. The show will open on April 25 at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre and close on May 13, 2018.

A vivid reimagining of the classic The Wizard of Oz, Wicked spotlights the untold ...

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Masterful Three-Minute Rendition of Hamilton

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Masterful Three-Minute Rendition of Hamilton

More than two years into its Tony-winning Broadway run, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton is still one of the hottest shows in town. The musical has made waves throughout the world, sparking interest in audiences of all ages. For those who still haven't had a chance to experience Hamilton live, Miranda recently broke it down as only he could on The Ellen Degeneres ...

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