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Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway

Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway

Six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway acting debut when she steps into her musical Waitress next month. She’ll play the leading role of Jenna Hunterson for a 10-week run from March 31 through June 11, replacing Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller. As previously reported, Mueller will take her final bow at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 26 ...

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Living the American Dream: Meet the Stars of Broadway's New Miss Saigon

Living the American Dream: Meet the Stars of Broadway's New Miss Saigon

Direct from London, an acclaimed new staging of the Broadway smash Miss Saigon is getting ready to take Broadway by storm.

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Phillipa Soo, Adam Chanler-Berat & the Cast of Amelie on the Imaginative & Corsetless New Musical

Phillipa Soo, Adam Chanler-Berat & the Cast of Amelie on the Imaginative & Corsetless New Musical

Hamilton Tony nominee Phillipa Soo, Adam Chanler-Berat and the cast of Amélie preview some numbers and discuss bringing the hopeful, feel-good new musical to Broadway.

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Hear Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo & John Legend Perform 'God Only Knows' & See The Color Purple Stars React to Grammy Win

Hear Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo & John Legend Perform 'God Only Knows' & See The Color Purple Stars React to Grammy Win

Cynthia Erivo can do it all. In the last year, she's won a Tony, run a marathon, nabbed a starring role in a Harriet Tubman biopic, and (as of last night) performed at the Grammy Awards. Hours after The Color Purple earned the award for Best Musical Theater Album, the wonder woman took the stage with fellow Grammy winner John Legend ...

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First Look! Check Out New Photos of the National Tour of the Tony-Winning Kinky Boots

First Look! Check Out New Photos of the National Tour of the Tony-Winning Kinky Boots
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The national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots is making its way across the country. Check out these new production shots of the touring production. Click through the gallery, then see the show when it comes to a city near you.

The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award

The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award

She’s beautiful, she’s here, and she’s a Grammy winner. The cast recording for the Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple took home the 2017 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album on February 12. The album beat out recordings of Bright Star, the 2015 revival of Fiddler on the Roof, Waitress and the West End production of Kinky Boots.

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There's Just No Telling How Far He'll Go! Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Moana Song at the Oscars

There's Just No Telling How Far He'll Go! Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Moana Song at the Oscars

Lin-Manuel Miranda is slated to take the stage at the Academy Awards at least once on February 26. The Oscar nominee will perform his track "How Far I'll Go" from Disney's Moana, reports Variety. Auli’i Cravalho, who lent her voice to the titular character, will join him on stage. Moana is also up for Best Animated Feature Film ...

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Broadway Bigwig: Ranking the Top 50 Musical Theater Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber

Broadway Bigwig: Ranking the Top 50 Musical Theater Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber

With The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Cats and now Sunset Boulevard on the boards, Andrew Lloyd Webber has made history, tying with Rodgers and Hammerstein's record of having four shows running at once on Broadway. The spotlight is on the British bigwig, so it seems fitting to look back on his incredible career and rank his 50 best ...

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It's Possible! Tickets Now On Sale for Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella in Edmonton

It's Possible! Tickets Now On Sale for Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella in Edmonton

Break out your best ball gown and make sure those glass slippers fit nice and snug, because tickets for the national tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella are now on sale in Edmonton. The Tony Award-nominated musical will play the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from April 18 through April 23.

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We Have These Clips on Repeat! Watch Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Perform

We Have These Clips on Repeat! Watch Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Perform

Groundhog Day's highly anticipated Broadway bow is set for March 16 at the August Wilson Theatre! These clips of the cast belting out Tim Minchin's score will make you want to mark your calendars.

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Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical

Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical

We’re one step closer to a Broadway diva belting the chronicles of cerulean. Elton John and playwright/essayist Paul Rudnick are at work to bring The Devils Wears Prada to the stage. The two will pen a Broadway musical adaptation of Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel and the subsequent 2006 film from 20th Century Fox.

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The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

Don’t worry, Waitress can pick up the tab. The production recouped its $12 million investment, becoming the second musical from the 2015-16 season to turn a profit (following Hamilton).

The Diane Paulus-helmed musical, featuring a score by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson, opened officially at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on April 24, 2016. Tony winner Jessie ...

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Glenn Close and the Stars of Sunset Boulevard on Bringing the Iconic Hollywood Tale Back to Broadway

Glenn Close and the Stars of Sunset Boulevard on Bringing the Iconic Hollywood Tale Back to Broadway

Norma Desmond is ready for her close-up...again! Tony winner Glenn Close and the stars of the new production of Sunset Boulevard on bringing a new, scaled-down but still grand version of the iconic Hollywood tale back to Broadway.

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The Woman Is Non-Stop! Spend a Day in the Life with Hamilton Schuyler Sister Mandy Gonzalez

The Woman Is Non-Stop! Spend a Day in the Life with Hamilton Schuyler Sister Mandy Gonzalez

Ever wonder what it's like to be a Schuyler Sister in the greatest city in the world? Hamilton's Angelica Mandy Gonzalez showed us how she makes it all "werk" with a peek into a day in her life through the lens of Broadway.com contributor Matthew Murphy. Here's Gonzalez's typical day, from heading into New York City in style ...

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La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced on January 24, and La La Land achieved another record; the movie musical is the third film to receive 14 nominations, following All About Eve and Titanic. In addition to Best Picture, its nominations include two for Best Original Song—an impressive follow-up to Dear Evan Hansen composers Benj Pasek and Justin ...

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Head Backstage at Hamilton for Taran Killam's First Performance

Head Backstage at Hamilton for Taran Killam's First Performance

Talk about a comedy king! Saturday Night Live alum Taran Killam is currently reigning as King George in Hamilton. The Today Show went behind-the-scenes with him during rehearsal and on the evening of his first performance where Killam showed off the tricks of the King George trade, like mastering the accent ("I think you just go nasally."), rocking the ...

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Everlasting Love! Ektor Rivera, Ana Villafañe & the Cast of Broadway's On Your Feet! Celebrate 500 Performances

Everlasting Love! Ektor Rivera, Ana Villafañe & the Cast of Broadway's On Your Feet! Celebrate 500 Performances

Felicitaciones! The cast of Broadway's On Your Feet! has been turning the beat around for 500 performances. Headliners Ektor Rivera and Ana Villafañe, director Jerry Mitchell and the cast of the vibrant musical gathered together on January 18 to celebrates the milestone. We've seen On Your Feet!'s dancers work it, former Broadway.com vlogger Ana Villafañe make it happen ...

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Welcome to the Neighborhood! See A Bronx Tale's Cast Perform 'Belmont Avenue'

Welcome to the Neighborhood! See A Bronx Tale's Cast Perform 'Belmont Avenue'

Good luck not tapping your toes to this tune. Bobby Conte Thornton, Ariana DeBose and the cast of Broadway's A Bronx Tale visited The Today Show on January 17 and performed the ultra-catchy opening number "Belmont Avenue." In addition, the creative dream team, including scribe Chazz Palminteri, directors Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks and lead producer Tommy Mottola ...

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Adam Jacobs Will Reprise His Star Turn as Aladdin in the Disney Musical's National Tour

Adam Jacobs Will Reprise His Star Turn as Aladdin in the Disney Musical's National Tour

Adam Jacobs will ride his magic carpet across the country. The star of Broadway’s Aladdin is set to reprise his role as the titular street urchin-turned-prince in the Disney musical’s national tour. Performances will kick off on April 11 at Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre. Additional casting for the tour will be announced at a later date.

Jacobs takes his final ...

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The Tony Awards Will Return to Radio City Music Hall This Year

The Tony Awards Will Return to Radio City Music Hall This Year

The Tony Awards will return to the big room! The 71st annual ceremony will take place at Radio City Music Hall, airing live on CBS on Sunday, June 11.

Last year’s Tony Awards ceremony was held at the Beacon Theatre due to scheduling conflicts at Radio City, where the Rockettes were preparing for their new show New York Spectacular. The Tonys ...

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Watch Neil Patrick Harris & James Corden Spit Hamilton Rhymes & More in This Epic Broadway Riff-Off

Watch Neil Patrick Harris & James Corden Spit Hamilton Rhymes & More in This Epic Broadway Riff-Off

Tony winner and late-night king James Corden did a fabulous job hosting the 2016 Tony Awards—so fabulous, it seems, that fellow Tony winner and four-time Tony host Neil Patrick Harris felt he had to defend his honor months later. Harris, who stars in Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events on Netflix beginning on January 13, stopped by The Late ...

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Complete Cast Set for Broadway Return of Miss Saigon

Complete Cast Set for Broadway Return of Miss Saigon

The cast is now complete for the Broadway return of Miss Saigon. Performances will begin on March 1 at the Broadway Theatre (the original home of the musical’s 1991 New York premiere). Opening night is set for March 23.

As previously announced, the Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg musical will star Eva Noblezada as Kim, Jon Jon Briones as the ...

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Edmonton's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include The Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys, The Sound of Music & More

Edmonton's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include The Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys, The Sound of Music & More

The biggest hits on the Great White Way are headed to Edmonton as part of the just-announced Broadway Across Canada 2017-2018 season!

Broadway blockbusters The Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys and The Sound of Music will be part of the upcoming season. The lineup will also include Motown The Musical.

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Broadway Across America Report: January 2017 Tour Buzz

Broadway Across America Report: January 2017 Tour Buzz

This month, we fill you in on the latest buzz about the touring productions of The Sound of Music, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The King and I and Finding Neverland.

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La La Land Dominates 2017 Golden Globe Awards, Including Win for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

La La Land Dominates 2017 Golden Globe Awards, Including Win for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

Great news for “musical theater nerds everywhere" and anyone who has an aunt who used to live in Paris. La La Land celebrated a record-breaking sweep at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards on January 8, earning trophies for all seven categories it received a nomination, including Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.

Tony nominees Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, whose ...

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