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Exclusive! Aaron Tveit & Karen Olivo Lead Moulin Rouge Developmental Lab

Exclusive! Aaron Tveit & Karen Olivo Lead Moulin Rouge Developmental Lab

Broadway.com has learned exclusively that stage favorite Aaron Tveit and Tony winner Karen Olivo are stepping into the shoes of Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman in the developmental lab of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, based on Baz Luhrmann's 2001 motion picture Moulin Rouge. Tveit and Olivo are currently leading the show's previously announced workshop presentation in the roles of ...

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Waitress & Come From Away to Perform on CBS During Thanksgiving Day Parade

Waitress & Come From Away to Perform on CBS During Thanksgiving Day Parade

Some of Broadway’s best are lined up to show off their piping hot talents during CBS’ Thanksgiving Day Parade coverage. The broadcast will feature performances from the casts of Come From Away and Waitress, including two-time Grammy winner and Broadway-bound cast member Jason Mraz. Portions of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will also air during the broadcast.

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Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. & Mark Ruffalo to Lead Our Town Benefit Reading at Atlanta's Fox Theatre

Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. & Mark Ruffalo to Lead Our Town Benefit Reading at Atlanta's Fox Theatre

The John Gore Organization is proud to announce a special benefit reading of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at Atlanta’s iconic Fox Theatre on November 6. The reading will feature Tony winner Scarlett Johansson along with her Avengers co-stars: Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr., upcoming Lobby Hero star Chris Evans and Tony nominee Mark Ruffalo. The evening, directed by Tony winner ...

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See Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrate the Launch of the Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns Tour

See Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrate the Launch of the Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns Tour

One day it's simply there, a life inside your heart! Andrew Lloyd Webber joined the cast of national tour of Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns on October 18 on stage at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, MI, where the show will play through October 29. The official opening night is set for October 25 in The Motor City. Starring ...

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Jane Krakowski & Chris Diamantopoulos Join A Christmas Story Live! on Fox

Jane Krakowski & Chris Diamantopoulos Join A Christmas Story Live! on Fox

Christmas has come early! Tony winner Jane Krakowski will play Miss Shields, the teacher of nine-year-old Ralphie Parker, in the upcoming live TV presentation of A Christmas Story. Broadway alum Chris Diamantopoulos has also joined the cast, portraying Ralphie’s dad. The musical event will air on December 17 at 7:00pm EST on Fox.

Jane Krakowski is a Tony winner ...

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Music Video: The Color Purple's Carla R. Stewart Sings 'Too Beautiful for Words'

Music Video: The Color Purple's Carla R. Stewart Sings 'Too Beautiful for Words'

The Color Purple star Carla R. Stewart sings "Too Beautiful for Words" from the national tour of the Tony Award-winning production.

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Exclusive! Get a First Look at Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart, Carrie Compere & the Touring Company of The Color Purple

Exclusive! Get a First Look at Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart, Carrie Compere & the Touring Company of The Color Purple
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The Tony Award-winning revival of The Color Purple—The Musical is comin' to town! Starring Broadway alums Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere, the touring production of The Color Purple will officially launch October 17 at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre and Broadway.com has an exclusive first look at the must-see musical. Check out the show's gorgeous production photos and ...

Mark Your Calendar! Date Set for 72nd Annual Tony Awards

Mark Your Calendar! Date Set for 72nd Annual Tony Awards

Save the date! The 72nd annual Tony Awards will take place on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Radio City Music Hall. The ceremony, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, will once again air on CBS. The ceremony has been broadcast on the network since 1978 and is scheduled to air on CBS through 2026.

The official eligibility ...

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Watch Splashy Performance Clips from the SpongeBob SquarePants Rehearsal Room

Watch Splashy Performance Clips from the SpongeBob SquarePants Rehearsal Room

Enter the Bikini Bottom rehearsal room with Ethan Slater and the cast of SpongeBob SquarePants.

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A Christmas Story Live! Finds Its Ralphie Parker in Newcomer Andy Walken

A Christmas Story Live! Finds Its Ralphie Parker in Newcomer Andy Walken

Following a nationwide digital casting call, Andy Walken, an 11-year-old from Seattle, WA, has been cast in the central role of Ralphie Parker in the upcoming live TV presentation of A Christmas Story! The musical event will air on December 17 at 7:00pm EST on Fox.

More than 350 applicants were considered for the role of Ralphie, the boy ...

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Come From Away Recoups Broadway Investment in Less Than Eight Months

Come From Away Recoups Broadway Investment in Less Than Eight Months

The talents behind the new musical Come From Away have reason to celebrate! The show has recouped its $12 million capitalization in less than eight months on Broadway. Come From Away began performances on February 18 and officially opened on March 12 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

"Since we first saw the presentation of Come From Away four years ago ...

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Watch Idina Menzel & Her Sister Duet on 'Never Never Land' from Peter Pan

Watch Idina Menzel & Her Sister Duet on 'Never Never Land' from Peter Pan

There's more talent in Idina Menzel's family than we first knew! The Wicked Tony winner teamed up with her sister, Cara, to show fans just how much vocal power the fam has on offer. The sisters recently took to the recording studio for a People feature to sing from Peter Pan, the musical that, says Idina, "changed our lives." ...

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The Phantom Returns! Here's Your First Look at the National Tour of Love Never Dies

The Phantom Returns! Here's Your First Look at the National Tour of Love Never Dies
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Come along and follow them! Award-winning opera stars Meghan Picerno and Garðar Thór Cortes are starring in the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns as Christine Daaé and The Phantom, respectively. The touring production—a sequel to Lloyd Webber's blockbuster musical The Phantom of the Opera—began with a special preview engagement at Baltimore's ...

Broadway Across America Report: Love Never Dies, School of Rock, Les Miserables & More Tour Buzz

Broadway Across America Report: Love Never Dies, School of Rock, Les Miserables & More Tour Buzz

National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert and SiriusXM On Broadway's Julie James discuss the latest news about all of your favorite and upcoming touring productions.

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Cher Bio-Musical The Cher Show Will Open at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre in 2018

Cher Bio-Musical The Cher Show Will Open at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre in 2018

The long-awaited Cher bio-musical, The Cher Show, has found its Broadway home! The show will open at the Neil Simon Theatre in the fall of 2018, with exact dates for the run to be announced. The new tuner based on the life and career of the Oscar-winning singer will first set down its roots in the Windy City, playing an ...

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Grammy Winner Jason Mraz to Make Broadway Debut in Waitress

Grammy Winner Jason Mraz to Make Broadway Debut in Waitress

We couldn't have ordered up a more exciting new leading man! Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz will join leading lady Betsy Wolfe in the company of Broadway's Waitress in the role of Dr. Pomatter beginning on November 3. The two-time Grammy winner will play a limited 10-week engagement in the musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Mraz is most known for the ...

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Little Shop of Horrors Film Will Return to Cinemas with Alternate Ending

Little Shop of Horrors Film Will Return to Cinemas with Alternate Ending

Grow for me? That's what the iconic 1986 film adaptation of the hit musical Little Shop of Horrors is doing for moviegoers. The film will return to cinemas for a pair of showings on October 29 and 31, restoring the film's original extended ending that was famously changed (made less scary) after feedback from test audiences.

The film, which follows the rise ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Karen Mason of Love Never Dies

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Karen Mason of Love Never Dies

Karen Mason stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about the upcoming Love Never Dies tour and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Broadway in Atlanta's Russ Belin Nominated to the Board of Directors for Most Valuable Kids Organization

Broadway in Atlanta's Russ Belin Nominated to the Board of Directors for Most Valuable Kids Organization

Vice President of Broadway in Atlanta, Russ Belin, has been appointed to the board of directors for Most Valuable Kids (MVK), a nonprofit organization that distributes unused event tickets to underserved kids in metropolitan areas.

“Serving on the board of directors for Most Valuable Kids is another way to allow us to provide tickets to underprivileged children,” said Belin ...

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Samantha Barks & Steve Kazee to Headline Broadway-Bound Pretty Woman: The Musical

Samantha Barks & Steve Kazee to Headline Broadway-Bound Pretty Woman: The Musical

Broadway’s upcoming Pretty Woman: The Musical has found its stars. Tony winner Steve Kazee (Once) is taking on the role of Edward Lewis in the new show, with Les Misérables film star Samantha Barks playing the prostitute who wins his heart, Vivian Ward. The roles were, of course, made famous by Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in the smash 1990 ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Carrie Compere of The Color Purple

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Carrie Compere of The Color Purple

Carrie Compere stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about The Color Purple's national tour and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Fox's Live Musical Broadcast of Rent Has an Air Date

Fox's Live Musical Broadcast of Rent Has an Air Date

No day but January 27, 2019! Fox's previously announced live musical broadcast of Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical will air on that date at 7:00pm Eastern Standard Time. As previously reported, the network will broadcast A Christmas Story on December 17. Marc Platt has been tapped to produce both live musicals.

Adam Siegel, Julie Larson, Al Larson and Revolution ...

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Dear Old Friends! Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes with Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns

Dear Old Friends! Broadway Balances America Goes Behind the Scenes with Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns

If you're ready, then get in! Broadway Balances America, the special five-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, continued its fourth season on September 25 with a special look at the tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns. Correspondent Amber Milt talks to the creative team about bringing this musical sensation to America ...

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Pure Imagination! Check Out the Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Hoofers' Sweet Moves

Pure Imagination! Check Out the Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Hoofers' Sweet Moves

If you've got a sweet tooth for rainbow bright sets and costumes, an addictive score and big, splashy dance numbers and performances, Broadway's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is your treat of choice. In addition to pheonomenal principal perfomers led by two-time Tony winner Christian Borle, the ensemble of the show truly transports audiences to that world of pure imagination with ...

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Matthew Broderick Set to Play The Narrator in Fox's A Christmas Story

Matthew Broderick Set to Play The Narrator in Fox's A Christmas Story

Christmas has come early with this news! Two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick will play The Narrator in Fox's next live musical, A Christmas Story. As previously announced, the production is inspired by both the beloved 1983 film and Tony-nominated Broadway musical. Dear Evan Hansen's Tony-winning music duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (who received 2013 Tony noms for A ...

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