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Jonathan Weir, Isabelle McCalla & More Join Adam Jacobs in Aladdin National Tour; Full Cast Set

Jonathan Weir, Isabelle McCalla & More Join Adam Jacobs in Aladdin National Tour; Full Cast Set

Casting is set for the national tour of Disney's Aladdin! Jonathan Weir (The Lion King) and Isabelle McCalla (The Prom) will play Jafar and Jasmine opposite previously announced star Adam Jacobs, who is set to reprise his Broadway role as the titular street urchin-turned-prince. Performances will kick off on April 11 at Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre.

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Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway

Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway

Six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway acting debut when she steps into her musical Waitress next month. She’ll play the leading role of Jenna Hunterson for a 10-week run from March 31 through June 11, replacing Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller. As previously reported, Mueller will take her final bow at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 26 ...

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The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award

The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award

She’s beautiful, she’s here, and she’s a Grammy winner. The cast recording for the Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple took home the 2017 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album on February 12. The album beat out recordings of Bright Star, the 2015 revival of Fiddler on the Roof, Waitress and the West End production of Kinky Boots.

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There's Just No Telling How Far He'll Go! Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Moana Song at the Oscars

There's Just No Telling How Far He'll Go! Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Moana Song at the Oscars

Lin-Manuel Miranda is slated to take the stage at the Academy Awards at least once on February 26. The Oscar nominee will perform his track "How Far I'll Go" from Disney's Moana, reports Variety. Auli’i Cravalho, who lent her voice to the titular character, will join him on stage. Moana is also up for Best Animated Feature Film ...

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Cincinnati's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include School of Rock, Waitress, Aladdin & More

Cincinnati's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include School of Rock, Waitress, Aladdin & More

The biggest hits on the Great White Way are headed to Cincinnati as part of the just-announced Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati 2017-2018 season!

Broadway blockbusters School of Rock, Waitress and Aladdin will be part of the upcoming season. The lineup will also include Finding Neverland, A Christmas Story—The Musical, Chicago and The King and I. In addition, subscribers ...

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Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical

Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical

We’re one step closer to a Broadway diva belting the chronicles of cerulean. Elton John and playwright/essayist Paul Rudnick are at work to bring The Devils Wears Prada to the stage. The two will pen a Broadway musical adaptation of Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel and the subsequent 2006 film from 20th Century Fox.

“Re-imagining The Devil Wears Prada for ...

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The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

Don’t worry, Waitress can pick up the tab. The production recouped its $12 million investment, becoming the second musical from the 2015-16 season to turn a profit (following Hamilton).

The Diane Paulus-helmed musical, featuring a score by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson, opened officially at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on April 24, 2016. Tony winner Jessie ...

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La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced on January 24, and La La Land achieved another record; the movie musical is the third film to receive 14 nominations, following All About Eve and Titanic. In addition to Best Picture, its nominations include two for Best Original Song—an impressive follow-up to Dear Evan Hansen composers Benj Pasek and Justin ...

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Lots of Books! Broadway in Cincinnati & the Public Library Issue Matilda Reading Challenge

Lots of Books! Broadway in Cincinnati & the Public Library Issue Matilda Reading Challenge

In Matilda The Musical, headed to the Aronoff Center from April 4 through 16, the title character loves to read and discovers fantastic new worlds through books. To celebrate Matilda's love of reading, and her legendary creator Roald Dahl, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, in partnership with Broadway in Cincinnati, is issuing the “Matilda Reading Challenge” to ...

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Part of Your World! Disney's The Little Mermaid Musical Swims Into Cincinnati

Part of Your World! Disney's The Little Mermaid Musical Swims Into Cincinnati

You wanted the good times back and here they are! The 5th Avenue Theatre production of Disney's The Little Mermaid begins performances in Cincinnati on January 17. The hit musical plays Procter & Gamble Hall - Aronoff Center for the Arts through January 29.

Based on the classic animated movie, The Little Mermaid takes place in a magical kingdom below the ...

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