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Pure Imagination! Noah Weisberg Will Star in the National Tour of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Pure Imagination! Noah Weisberg Will Star in the National Tour of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew, cover it with chocolate and a miracle or two? This candy-tastic cast can! Noah Weisberg (Broadway's Legally Blonde, South Pacific, Elf) will star as Willy Wonka in the national tour of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical. Directed by Tony winner Jack O'Brien, the traveling production of Charlie and ...

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Michelle Williams & Sam Rockwell to Star as Gwen Verdon & Bob Fosse in New Series from Hamilton Team

Michelle Williams & Sam Rockwell to Star as Gwen Verdon & Bob Fosse in New Series from Hamilton Team

Stage-and-screen stars Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams have signed on to play the title roles in Fosse/Verdon, an eight-episode limited series set to appear on FX, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Tony-winning Hamilton collaborators Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andy Blankenbuehler are among the co-producers, with the pilot episode directed by Thomas Kail and written by Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner ...

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NBC Sets May 2019 Air Date for Hair Live!; Diane Paulus to Co-Direct

NBC Sets May 2019 Air Date for Hair Live!; Diane Paulus to Co-Direct

Mark your calendar! The eagerly anticipated live TV presentation of Hair will arrive on NBC on May 19, 2019. Tony winner Diane Paulus, who helmed the Tony-winning 2009 Broadway revival, has signed on to co-direct the small-screen musical alongside Alex Rudzinski, who will serve as live television director as he did for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, which just ...

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Cats Film Nabs Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Ian McKellen & Taylor Swift

Cats Film Nabs Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Ian McKellen & Taylor Swift

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson has been cast in the iconic role of Grizabella in the eagerly anticipated film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical Cats, according to Variety. The Broadway alum will sing "Memory" in the new film, which is expected to start filming this November. Additional roles in the movie musical will be performed by Tony winners James ...

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Pretty Woman: The Musical Arrives on Broadway; Cast Album Announced

Pretty Woman: The Musical Arrives on Broadway; Cast Album Announced

Mercy! Pretty Woman: The Musical, the new stage show based on the hit 1990 film, begins previews at the Nederlander Theatre on July 20. Jerry Mitchell directs and choreographs the production, which is scheduled to open on August 16. The musical has also announced an original cast album, featuring the original score of Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, to be released ...

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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Releases Original Cast Album

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Releases Original Cast Album

Get ready for some hot stuff! Republic Records releases the original cast album for Summer: The Donna Summer Musical today. The talent-packed recording is available through all digital retailers.

Summer features Tony winner LaChanze, Tony nominee (and Broadway.com vlogger) Ariana DeBose and talented newcomer Storm Lever portraying music icon Donna Summer at different points throughout her life. The musical ...

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It's a Golden Day! Tickets Now on Sale for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Cincinnati

It's a Golden Day! Tickets Now on Sale for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Cincinnati

You've got a golden chance to make your way! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Cincinnati. The traveling production of this sweet new musical will open October 23 at Procter & Gamble Hall - Aronoff Center for the Arts and run through November 4.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Direct Film Adaptation of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick...Boom!

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Direct Film Adaptation of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick...Boom!

Clear the runway! Lin-Manuel Miranda is making theater nerds' dreams come true yet again. The mastermind behind Hamilton and In the Heights has signed on to direct a feature film adaptation of Tick, Tick...Boom!, the cult-favorite first musical of late Rent creator Jonathan Larson. Steven Levenson, the Tony-winning book writer of Dear Evan Hansen, is crafting the screenplay, with ...

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Tony Winner Bruce Springsteen's Broadway Hit Springsteen on Broadway to Arrive on Netflix

Tony Winner Bruce Springsteen's Broadway Hit Springsteen on Broadway to Arrive on Netflix

Springsteen on Broadway, the mega-hit Broadway concert engagement that netted a Special 2018 Tony Award for iconic music maker Bruce Springsteen, will launch globally on Netflix on December 15—which will also mark the final night of the show's sold-out 236-performance run at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Broadway.

Springsteen's acclaimed solo show began previews on October 3, 2017 and officially ...

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Best Day Ever! Tony-Nominated Musical SpongeBob SquarePants Will Make Waves Across the Country

Best Day Ever! Tony-Nominated Musical SpongeBob SquarePants Will Make Waves Across the Country

Let's all do the Bikini Bottom Boogie because SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical is launching a North American tour in fall 2019! The new tuner, co-conceived and directed by Tony nominee Tina Landau and based on the hit Nickelodeon cartoon, was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, and 10 Broadway.com Audience Choice ...

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Cats Movie to Start Shooting in November; Wayne McGregor Signs On as Choreographer

Cats Movie to Start Shooting in November; Wayne McGregor Signs On as Choreographer

Speculations about a big-screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats will be a mere memory later this year, when the movie is slated to officially begin filming, The Stage reports. The Royal Ballet's Wayne McGregor, movement director of Lloyd Webber's The Woman in White on Broadway, has been named choreographer of the previously reported film.

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New Musical Based on the Life of Michael Jackson Will Premiere on Broadway in 2020

New Musical Based on the Life of Michael Jackson Will Premiere on Broadway in 2020

A new musical framed around the life and music of the late singer-songwriter Michael Jackson is currently in development, Columbia Live Stage and The Michael Jackson Estate have announced. The stage show is expected to arrive on Broadway in 2020.

The currently untitled musical will feature a book by two-time Pulitzer winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat) and a score made up of ...

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Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Toast Broadway's Best Stars & Shows at the 2018 Tony Awards

Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Toast Broadway's Best Stars & Shows at the 2018 Tony Awards

The 72nd Annual Tony Awards telecast was one of the most delightful in recent memory. Led by theater-loving emcees Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, the Tonys ceremony featured a quirky style of humor and moving sentiment unique to Broadway's biggest night.

With triumphs spread across acclaimed new works and innovative revivals, Broadway fans of all theater tastes had plenty of reason ...

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The Band's Visit & Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Top 2018 Tony Award Winners

The Band's Visit & Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Top 2018 Tony Award Winners

The new musical The Band's Visit triumphed at the 2018 Tony Awards! The acclaimed tuner based on Eran Kolirin’s 2007 film took home 10 Tonys at the ceremony on June 10. Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban hosted the annual celebration of Broadway live from New York's Radio City Music Hall.

The two-part epic Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was also a big ...

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The Band's Visit Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical

The Band's Visit Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical

The new Broadway musical The Band's Visit has been named the 2018 Tony winner for Best Musical! The announcement was made on June 10 at Radio City Music Hall. The other nominated shows in the category were Mean Girls, Frozen and SpongeBob SquarePants.

"Ten years ago I was captivated by Eran Kolirin's deceptively simple film about love and hope ...

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Once On This Island Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival

Once On This Island Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival

The beloved new Broadway production of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Once On This Island has been named the 2018 Tony winner for Best Revival of a Musical! The announcement was made on June 10 at Radio City Music Hall. The other nominated shows in the category were My Fair Lady and Carousel. Once On This Island is playing at ...

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More Life! Angels in America Wins Tony for Best Revival of a Play

More Life! Angels in America Wins Tony for Best Revival of a Play

Angels in America has won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play! It beat out fellow nominees Lobby Hero, Three Tall Women, The Iceman Cometh and Travesties.

The producers and the cast took the stage to accept the award and allowed playwright Tony Kushner to take over the microphone. After encouraging the audience to see the show ...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Wins Best Play at 2018 Tony Awards

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Wins Best Play at 2018 Tony Awards

Ten points, and a Tony, to Gryffindor! Penned by Jack Thorne, The eighth installment of the blockbuster book and film franchise, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, was named Best Play at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10. The production beat out fellow nominees Farinelli and the King by Claire van Kampen, The Children ...

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Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber to Air Coast to Coast Tony Weekend

Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber to Air Coast to Coast Tony Weekend

Broadway.com is joining CBS Television Stations once again this year for the Emmy-winning Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber, the pre-Tony Awards TV special that will air across the country this weekend, in advance of the Tony Awards telecast. The program is set to air at 11:30am on WCBS-TV in New York City (just ...

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In the Heights Movie Musical to Arrive in Cinemas in Summer 2020

In the Heights Movie Musical to Arrive in Cinemas in Summer 2020

It won't be long now! The highly anticipated screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes' Tony-winning musical In the Heights has set a release date of June 26, 2020, according to Deadline. The announcement follows a recent bidding war won by Warner Bros. to produce the movie, set to be directed by Jon M. Chu.

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Anybody Have a Map? Christiane Noll, Aaron Lazar & More Complete the Dear Evan Hansen Tour Cast

Anybody Have a Map? Christiane Noll, Aaron Lazar & More Complete the Dear Evan Hansen Tour Cast

Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde) and Broadway favorite Aaron Lazar (Les Miserables, A Little Night Music, The Last Ship) are filling out the cast of the Dear Evan Hansen national tour, taking on the roles of Cynthia and Larry Murphy. Marrick Smith (Fun Home) and Maggie McKenna (Sydney Theatre Company’s Muriel’s Wedding The Musical) round ...

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Mean Girls, The Band's Visit, Carousel & More to Perform on 72nd Annual Tony Awards

Mean Girls, The Band's Visit, Carousel & More to Perform on 72nd Annual Tony Awards

The Tony Awards have announced the shows slated to perform live at the 2018 Tony Awards, set to take place at Radio City Music Hall on June 10 at 8:00pm ET. The Tonys, hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles, will be broadcast live on CBS.

The evening will feature performances by the casts of The Band’s Visit, Carousel ...

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Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2018

Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2018

The 72nd annual Tony Awards is almost here! We've pulled together some frequently asked questions about Broadway's starriest ceremony so you can find all of the answers in one place. Happy Tonys, everybody!

When are the 2018 Tony Awards?
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 8PM EST.

Where will the Tony Awards ceremony be held?
Radio City Music Hall in the ...

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Newcomers Jared Goldsmith & Phoebe Koyabe Will Be Found in the Dear Evan Hansen Tour

Newcomers Jared Goldsmith & Phoebe Koyabe Will Be Found in the Dear Evan Hansen Tour

Newcomers Jared Goldsmith, a 2018 graduate of Elon University, and 17-year-old Phoebe Koyabe have joined the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen, taking on the roles of Jared Kleinman and Alana Beck, respectively. Goldsmith and Koyabe join the previously announced Ben Levi Ross as Evan Hansen and Jessica Phillips as Heidi Hansen in the tour. The traveling production of the ...

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Broadway Fave Jessica Phillips Joins the Tour of Tony-Winning Dear Evan Hansen

Broadway Fave Jessica Phillips Joins the Tour of Tony-Winning Dear Evan Hansen

Broadway favorite Jessica Phillips is set to join the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen, taking on the role of Heidi Hansen. Phillips joins the previously announced Ben Levi Ross, who will play the title role in the touring production of the Tony-winning musical. The Dear Evan Hansen tour will launch in October at the Denver Center for the Performing ...

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