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Season Five of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Premieres in September

Season Five of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Premieres in September

The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, is excited to announce that it has begun shooting the fifth season of the popular series, Broadway Balances America, sponsored by Broadway Across America. This five-part miniseries will take viewers behind the scenes of some of the most beloved Broadway musicals touring the country, including Anastasia, School of Rock ...

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Celebrate the Season with the 2018 Broadway.com Fall Theater Preview, Hosted by Laura Benanti, Brought to You by Masterpass

Celebrate the Season with the 2018 Broadway.com Fall Theater Preview, Hosted by Laura Benanti, Brought to You by Masterpass

The fall theater season is here with an abundance of new Broadway offerings. Get ready to fill your calendar with new plays and musicals and exciting revivals. To help get a handle on what's to come, Broadway.com presents our 2018 Fall Theater Preview, hosted by Tony winner Laura Benanti and brought to you by Masterpass™.

Over the next 10 days ...

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The Broadway.com Show: Christiani Pitts & More Discuss the Monstrous Myth King Kong

The Broadway.com Show: Christiani Pitts & More Discuss the Monstrous Myth King Kong

Something big is coming to Broadway! Gear up for King Kong and watch the cast and epic creative team talk about the spectacular staging.

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Joe Iconis & Joe Tracz's Be More Chill Will Transfer to Broadway

Joe Iconis & Joe Tracz's Be More Chill Will Transfer to Broadway

This just might be the news of the day! Be More Chill, Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's fan-favorite musical currently making its off-Broadway debut at the Pershing Square Signature Center, will move to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre in 2019. Previews will begin on February 13 followed by a March 10 opening night. Tickets are now on sale.

"The fact that I get ...

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T Fellowship & Columbia University Announce Five-Year $100,000 Funding Commitment from John Gore Organization

T Fellowship & Columbia University Announce Five-Year $100,000 Funding Commitment from John Gore Organization

The T Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, has announced a five-year $100,000.00 funding commitment from The John Gore Organization beginning in 2018.

The T Fellowship is a one‐year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellowship provides a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of ...

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Kerry Butler, Rob McClure, Adam Dannheisser, Leslie Kritzer & More Complete the Cast of Beetlejuice

Kerry Butler, Rob McClure, Adam Dannheisser, Leslie Kritzer & More Complete the Cast of Beetlejuice

Full casting is set for the pre-Broadway run of Beetlejuice, the highly anticipated new musical based on the fan-favorite 1988 film. The previously announced world premiere staging will begin previews at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre on October 14 with an opening slated for November 4. The production will run through November 18.

Newly announced principal cast members include Tony ...

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Craig Zadan, Trailblazing Smash Producer Who Reignited Musicals on Screen, Dies at 69

Craig Zadan, Trailblazing Smash Producer Who Reignited Musicals on Screen, Dies at 69

Craig Zadan, a prolific producer of a wide variety of musical productions who began a resurgence of sung entertainment on television, has died at age 69. The news of Zadan's death was confirmed in an email from NBC vice-president Stuart Levine.

"It is with profound sadness that I am announcing the passing of my dear friend and colleague Craig Zadan ...

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Gettin' a Cast Album! Broadway's Gettin' the Band Back Together Will Be Preserved on CD

Gettin' a Cast Album! Broadway's Gettin' the Band Back Together Will Be Preserved on CD

The fresh Broadway tuner Gettin' the Band Back Together has announced an original cast recording, set for release digitally and on CD by Sh-K-Boom Records later this year. The new show features an original score by Mark Allen and orchestrations by Doug Katsaros and Sonny Paladino.

Gettin' the Band Back Together follows Mitch Papadopolous, who always dreamed of being the ...

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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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Watch Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Orfeh & More Make Hollywood Magic in Pretty Woman: The Musical

Watch Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Orfeh & More Make Hollywood Magic in Pretty Woman: The Musical

The beloved 1990 rom-com starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere is now a musical! Take a peek at Broadway's Pretty Woman.

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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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Wave Those Hands in the Air & Watch These Clips from Gettin' the Band Back Together

Wave Those Hands in the Air & Watch These Clips from Gettin' the Band Back Together

Check out these super fun clips from the new musical Gettin' the Band Back Together.

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Watch Samantha Barks & Andy Karl Sing from Broadway's Pretty Woman Musical on Today

Watch Samantha Barks & Andy Karl Sing from Broadway's Pretty Woman Musical on Today

Performances are underway for the new musical Pretty Woman, based on the smash 1990 film. Stars Samantha Barks and Andy Karl paid a visit to Today on August 9 to show off the rocking original score written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance. Hear the new numbers "You're Beautiful" and "I Can't Got Back" below, and don't miss the chance to experience ...

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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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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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The Band's Visit Star Katrina Lenk on Nail Care for the Tony Awards & the 'Whoa' Experience of Her New Co-Star

The Band's Visit Star Katrina Lenk on Nail Care for the Tony Awards & the 'Whoa' Experience of Her New Co-Star

Katrina Lenk has appeared on Broadway in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Once and Indecent, and, of course, her Tony-winning turn as Dina in The Band's Visit. What began as a small off-Broadway production based on a barely known 2007 Isreali movie of the same name, The Band's Visit has turned into one of the most highly acclaimed musicals in recent memory, winning ...

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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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The Broadway.com Show: Michael Mayer & Spencer Liff on Creating the Fab, Fun Head Over Heels

The Broadway.com Show: Michael Mayer & Spencer Liff on Creating the Fab, Fun Head Over Heels

Watch Head Over Heels director Michael Mayer and choreographer Spencer Liff chat about their collaboration and creative process for this fresh, fab, fun new musical

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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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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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