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Irish Musicians Line Up in Dublin to Audition for West End Once

Talk about authenticity! To find musicians to fill the folksy cast of Once, producers of the forthcoming West End production of the Tony-winning musical looked to the streets of Dublin for singers and actors with a genuinely Irish sound. Open auditions for the show (which starts at the Phoenix Theatre on March 16, 2013) were held at Whelan’s, one of ...

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Hugh Jackman Fights for Freedom in New Les Miserables Poster

The release of the Les Miserables movie is just over two months away, and excitment should only continue to rise now that there's a new poster featuring Hugh Jackman to plaster across movie theater walls across the country. As Jean Valjean, Jackman sports a brooding determination above the tag line "Freedom is Mine." Take a look at the poster ...

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game! The Broadway Cast of War Horse Visits the New York Mets

The Broadway cast of the Tony-winning play War Horse, including the show’s title character, Joey, took a trip to New York's Citi Field on September 10 to participate in “Hooves on First,” a fundraiser to raise awareness about the treatment of horses. War Horse’s life-sized puppet Joey stole the show as he greeted fans before the game and ...

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Fabulous, Baby! Sister Act Star Ta'Rea Campbell Hits the Opening Night of Chaplin

Ta'Rea Campbell is readying to hit the road as disco diva Deloris van Cartier in the national tour of the Tony-nominated musical Sister Act. Before she joins the Sister Act convent later this month, Campbell attended the September 10 opening night performance of the new Broadway musical Chaplin. Sporting a jazzy polka dot ensemble matched with some popping pink lipstick ...

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First Look at Broadway Vet Lisa Howard as Vampire Siobhan in Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 2

Twilight fans are counting the days until the November 16 release of Breaking Dawn Part 2, the fifth and final film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s mega-selling vampire saga. Now there’s an extra reason for Broadway Twihards to get tickets: theater actress Lisa Howard has snagged the juicy role of Siobhan, leader of the Irish Coven. Described by heroine Bella as ...

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The National Theatre's War Horse Finishes First at London's Olympic Park

People from every nation have found themselves deeply immersed in the 2012 Summer Olympics, currently underway in London, and it turns out that horses want to display their national pride too. The National Theatre’s company of the Olivier and Tony-winning play War Horse joined in the festivities on July 31 as Joey the horse, led by Captain Nicholls (Alex Avery ...

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They Will See the People Rise! Check Out the Latest Shot of Aaron Tveit and Eddie Redmayne in Les Miserables

As the December release date nears for Tom Hooper’s highly anticipated big-screen adaptation of the Tony-winning musical Les Miserables, fans are getting more and more glimpses from the movie’s European set. Les Miz buffs know that from the ABC Café to streets of Paris, some of the most exciting scenes in the musical surround the students’ revolution led by Enjolras ...

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Check Out The Book of Mormon Tour Stars Gavin Creel and Jared Gertner in Rehearsal

Check Out The Book of Mormon Tour Stars Gavin Creel and Jared Gertner in Rehearsal

As the national touring cast of The Book of Mormon prepares to head out on a musical mission across America, Tony nominee Gavin Creel and Jared Gertner are in the final stages of getting into character as Uganda-bound missionaries Elder Price and Elder Cunningham, respectively. The company is set to leave New York on July 27 and will begin performances ...

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First Look at the 2012 Tony Awards' Big Winners: James Corden, Audra McDonald, Nina Arianda and Steve Kazee

The 2012 Tony Awards saw some big surprises and some good-looking winners. This year’s major acting awards recognized British funnyman James Corden, five(!)-time Tony-winning songbird Audra McDonald, feisty newcomer Nina Arianda and brooding rocker Steve Kazee. Before these Tony-winning actors went their separate ways to celebrate their wins, they gathered together for a winners’ photo for Broadway.com. Check ...

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Hot Shot! Addams Family Stars Sara Gettelfinger and Douglas Sills Chow Down on Cincinnati’s Famous Chili

They might be creepy and kooky, but the stars of The Addams Family are also hungry! Sara Gettelfinger and Douglas Sills, who star as Morticia and Gomez, respectively, in the national tour of the hit Broadway musical, recently enjoyed delicious local eats backstage at the Procter & Gamble Hall at the Aronoff Center for the Arts. Take a look at ...

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Hugh Jackman Tweets Photo of His 'Convict Look' in Les Miserables

The highly anticipated film adaptation of Les Miserables is officially underway, and Hugh Jackman is giving fans a personal preview via a photo he tweeted from the set. The Tony-winning actor, who stars as Jean Valjean, writes on Twitter: “Very excited about how the first days of filming are going!! Check out my convict look…but it’s changing soon.”

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A Bearded Hugh Jackman Heads to Work on Les Miserables Movie

After much buzz over the casting of the upcoming Les Miserables movie, the barricades are almost ready to be stormed as production begins on the highly anticipated big screen musical. Tony winner Hugh Jackman is now in rehearsals prepping to play reformed prisoner Jean Valjean, and has even grown a dashing beard for the part. On February 7 Jackman tweeted ...

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Get an Altogether Ooky First Look at Addams Family National Tour Stars Sara Gettelfinger, Douglas Sills and More

They’re creepy and they're kooky…and coming to a city near you! The national tour of The Addams Family is kicking off at New Orleans’ Mahalia Jackson Theater, with an official opening set for September 23. Broadway.com has your first look at the deliciously ghoulish cast of the show, which features Broadway vets Sara Gettelfinger and Douglas Sills as Morticia ...

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