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World Premiere Beetlejuice Musical Finds Its Stars in Alex Brightman & Sophia Anne Caruso

World Premiere Beetlejuice Musical Finds Its Stars in Alex Brightman & Sophia Anne Caruso

Initial casting has been announced for the pre-Broadway run of Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the fan-favorite 1988 film. Tony nominee Alex Brightman will lead the company in the title role (created on-screen by Michael Keaton) with Sophia Anne Caruso as Lydia (played in the movie by Winona Ryder). The previously announced world premiere staging will begin previews at Washington ...

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Kathy Fitzgerald, Daniel Quadrino, Jessica Cohen & More Complete the Tour Cast of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Kathy Fitzgerald, Daniel Quadrino, Jessica Cohen & More Complete the Tour Cast of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

It must be believed to be seen! The upcoming national tour of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has announced its full cast, including Kathy Fitzgerald (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) reprising her Broadway role as Mrs. Gloop, Daniel Quadrino (Wicked) as Mike Teavee and Jessica Cohen (Cats) as Veruca Salt. As previously announced, Noah Weisberg will star as ...

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Pretty Woman: The Musical Sets Cast Album Release Date

Pretty Woman: The Musical Sets Cast Album Release Date

Get ready to listen to Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance's first musical-theater score on repeat! Atlantic Records' cast album to Pretty Woman: The Musical has set a digital release date of September 21 with a physical CD release planned for October 26.

Based on the smash 1990 film, Pretty Woman: The Musical follows unlikely soulmates Vivian (Samantha Barks) and Edward ...

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Whodunit?! Tickets Now on Sale for the New Comedy The Play That Goes Wrong in Cincinnati

Whodunit?! Tickets Now on Sale for the New Comedy The Play That Goes Wrong in Cincinnati

Going wrong has never been so right! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of The Play That Goes Wrong in Cincinnati. The traveling production of this new, gut-busting comedy will open November 27 at Procter & Gamble Hall - Aronoff Center for the Arts and run through December 2.

The time is right to see The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway’s funniest and longest-running play! This Olivier Award-winning comedy is a hilarious hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes. Welcome to opening ...

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Tootsie to Play Broadway's Marquis Theatre; Dates & Casting Confirmed

Tootsie to Play Broadway's Marquis Theatre; Dates & Casting Confirmed

The highly anticipated main-stem premiere of Tootsie has found its Broadway home. The new musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick will set up shop at the Marquis Theatre, beginning previews on March 29, 2019 and opening on April 23, 2019. Tootsie will first make its world premiere at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre from September 11, 2018 through October 14 ...

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Network, Starring Bryan Cranston & Directed by Ivo van Hove, Will Play Broadway

Network, Starring Bryan Cranston & Directed by Ivo van Hove, Will Play Broadway

Tune in. Following a hit world premiere production with London's National Theatre, the acclaimed stage adaptation of the iconic film Network is coming to Broadway. Written by Tony winner Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) and directed by Tony winner Ivo van Hove (the upcoming West Side Story), the main-stem transfer will star Tony and Emmy winner Bryan Cranston, reprising his Olivier-winning ...

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Tony-Winning Once On This Island Revival Named Recipient of Equity Diversity Award

Tony-Winning Once On This Island Revival Named Recipient of Equity Diversity Award

Actors' Equity Association has announced that the 2018 Tony-winning and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning revival of Once On This Island will receive the 11th annual Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2017-2018 season. Presented by Equity's National Equal Employment Opportunity Committee, the award honors shows that exemplify and promote the union's founding principles of diversity, inclusion ...

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The Winner of So You Think You Can Dance to Earn Part in Fox's Rent Live

The Winner of So You Think You Can Dance to Earn Part in Fox's Rent Live

You'll see! We have a first hint on casting for Rent Live!, Fox's upcoming live musical event. So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley announced during the August 6 episode of the talent-competition series that this season's winner will take on a role to be announced in the highly anticipated TV musical. As previously reported, Rent Live! will ...

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Welcome to Dreamland! Emily Bautista, Red Concepción & Anthony Festa Will Lead the National Tour of Miss Saigon

Welcome to Dreamland! Emily Bautista, Red Concepción & Anthony Festa Will Lead the National Tour of Miss Saigon

We're only telling you what we've received, but our reports can usually be believed! Emily Bautista, Red Concepción and Anthony Festa will star in the national tour of Miss Saigon as Kim, The Engineer and Chris, respectively. Directed by Laurence Connor (Broadway's School of Rock, Les Misérables), the traveling production of Miss Saigon will kick off on September 21 in ...

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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.

Willy Wonka is opening his ...

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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.

Working Title Films and Universal ...

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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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