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Could the Tony-Winning Revival of August Wilson's Jitney Come to a City Near You?

Could the Tony-Winning Revival of August Wilson's Jitney Come to a City Near You?

The Broadway revival of August Wilson's Jitney, which won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play, might be mounted elsewhere in the near future, according to Barry Grove, executive producer of the Manhattan Theatre Club. Broadway.com asked Grove in the Tony Awards press room if the production, co-produced by John Legend, had legs to move elsewhere ...

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Dear Evan Hansen & Hello, Dolly! Top 2017 Tony Award Winners

Dear Evan Hansen & Hello, Dolly! Top 2017 Tony Award Winners

The timely new musical Dear Evan Hansen and a gorgeous revival of Hello, Dolly! triumphed at the 2017 Tony Awards, in a ceremony hosted by Kevin Spacey, held on June 11 at Radio City Music Hall. Hansen won six Tonys, including Best Leading Actor (Ben Platt), Featured Actress (Rachel Bay Jones) and the top prize of Best Musical. Dolly! took ...

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Belting! Making Out! Colbert as a Groundhog! Here’s the 2017 Tony Awards in 20 GIFs

Belting! Making Out! Colbert as a Groundhog! Here’s the 2017 Tony Awards in 20 GIFs

What a night! The 2017 Tony Awards went down at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 11, and the performances, speeches and Kevin Spacey's hilarious hosting made for some highly GIF-able moments. From Great Comet drink slinging to touching speeches at the podium to audience members caught on camera, check out 20 moments from Broadway's biggest ...

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What More Can I Say? Broadway's Falsettos to Appear in Movie Theaters Across the Country

What More Can I Say? Broadway's Falsettos to Appear in Movie Theaters Across the Country

Great news for those tearing up from the Tony Awards performance of William Finn and James Lapine's musical Falsettos. Live from Lincoln Center's filmed version of the beloved revival will appear in movie theaters for a limited engagement nationwide starting on July 12. Showtimes and locations can be found here.

The Falsettos revival starred Christian Borle, Stephanie J. Block, Andrew Rannells ...

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We're Back! Catch Broadway.com Presents At the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber on CBS

We're Back! Catch Broadway.com Presents At the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber on CBS

It's that time of year! Following last year's Emmy-nominated special, Broadway.com has once again teamed up with CBS to produce a pre-Tony Awards TV event. Broadway.com Presents At the Tonys, hosted by our own Contributor and Emmy nominee Imogen Lloyd Webber, will air on WCBS-TV in New York on June 11 at 8:30AM and across the country this weekend ...

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Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2017

Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2017

The 71st 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 2017 Tony Awards?
Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8PM EST.

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

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Rodney Hicks on Why Come From Away Is Moving People: 'Through Tragedy Comes Joy'

Rodney Hicks on Why Come From Away Is Moving People: 'Through Tragedy Comes Joy'

The seven-time Tony-nominated Broadway musical Come From Awaybased on a not-often-told story surrounding the events of September 11, 2001, has surprised audiences with its ability to provoke both tears and laughter. Members of the show's ensemble cast paid a visit to CBS This Morning to discuss why a musical about such a touchy subject matter is having an impact ...

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2017 Tonys Performances to Include Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly!, Falsettos & More

2017 Tonys Performances to Include Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly!, Falsettos & More

The Tony-nominated productions of Dear Evan Hansen, The Great Comet, Come From Away, Groundhog Day, Miss Saigon and Hello, Dolly! will perform on the 2017 Tony Awards telecast on June 11. In an announcement that will please many theater fans, the Tony-nominated revival of Falsettos, which concluded its limited run in January, will also perform on the Tonys.

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James Corden Is 'Practically Perfect' in Mary Poppins Crosswalk Musical Tribute Video

James Corden Is 'Practically Perfect' in Mary Poppins Crosswalk Musical Tribute Video

TV host and stage veteran James Corden has made us proud with his series of small-screen musical-theater tributes. After dynamite hat-tips to Phantom of the Opera, Grease, Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King, on the June 6 episode of his late-night show Tony winner Corden went home to London for a lively nod to a Disney classic. Corden ...

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Crazy for You Revival, Directed by Susan Stroman, to Play Los Angeles Before Broadway

Crazy for You Revival, Directed by Susan Stroman, to Play Los Angeles Before Broadway

Who could ask for anything more? As previously speculated, the 1992 musical Crazy for You, featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin and a book by Ken Ludwig, is aiming to come back to Broadway. The show will be produced by Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group in a pre-Broadway production running from February 7-March 18, 2018. Susan Stroman, who ...

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Cher Bio-Musical Aiming for 2018 Broadway Bow

Cher Bio-Musical Aiming for 2018 Broadway Bow

The new bio-musical based on the life of iconic singer-songwriter Cher is hoping to land on Broadway in 2018. On June 6, Cher tweeted from her official account, "Just got off phone w/writer & director of musical. There will [be] performance in theatre with actors, dancers, singers!! It'll [be] on Broadway 2018."

As previously announced, the Cher bio-musical ...

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Cyndi Lauper Writing the Score for Musical Adaptation of Working Girl

Cyndi Lauper Writing the Score for Musical Adaptation of Working Girl

The 1988 Twentieth Century Fox film Working Girl is getting the stage musical treatment. Fly by Night writer Kim Rosenstock is crafting the book with Kinky Boots Tony winner Cyndi Lauper at work on the score.

"I'm really excited for so many reasons to start composing the score for Working Girl," said Lauper. "I love the film, and its ...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Set to Appear on the 2017 Tony Awards

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Set to Appear on the 2017 Tony Awards

2016 Tony winners Cynthia Erivo and Lin-Manuel Miranda are among the newly announced stars set to appear at the 2017 Tony Awards ceremony on June 11 at Radio City Music Hall. The Tonys will be broadcast live on CBS at 8:00pm EST.

Broadway’s biggest night will also feature onstage appearances by Scott Bakula, Sara Bareilles, Rachel Bloom, Glenn Close ...

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Exclusive First Listen! Hear Corey Cott, Laura Osnes & More on the Bandstand Cast Recording

Exclusive First Listen! Hear Corey Cott, Laura Osnes & More on the Bandstand Cast Recording

As previously announced, the swingin' musical Bandstand is set to release a cast recording on June 23 on Broadway Records. Broadway.com has an exclusive first listen to the tracks "Nobody" and "Right This Way." Corey Cott, Laura Osnes and the rest of the cast lend their golden pipes on these brassy, show-stopping numbers, which we'll definitely be blaring ...

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Soak It Up! SpongeBob SquarePants Musical Will Officially Land on Broadway

Soak It Up! SpongeBob SquarePants Musical Will Officially Land on Broadway

SpongeBob SquarePants, a new musical based on the iconic Nickelodeon cartoon, is headed to Broadway's Palace Theatre. Previews will begin on November 6 and an official opening scheduled for December 4.

With a book by Kyle Jarrow, SpongeBob SquarePants features original songs by hit makers Sara Bareilles, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend and other big-name composers. The show is conceived and ...

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Jimmy Buffett Musical Escape to Margaritaville Sets Broadway Dates & Theater

Jimmy Buffett Musical Escape to Margaritaville Sets Broadway Dates & Theater

Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of Jimmy Buffett, will play Broadway's Marquis Theatre. The show will begin previews on February 16, 2018 with opening night set for March 15. 

Escape to Margaritaville includes Buffett’s classic hits, as well as original songs from the singer/songwriter. The story, crafted by scribes Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley ...

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Watch Come From Away Tony Nominee Jenn Colella Sing the Powerful 'Me and the Sky'

Watch Come From Away Tony Nominee Jenn Colella Sing the Powerful 'Me and the Sky'

The real pilot Beverley Bass, who flew one of the planes diverted to Newfoundland on September 11, 2001, has seen the seven-time Tony-nominated new musical Come From Away 68 times. Along the journey of the new work about that tragic day in history, Bass has gotten to know Broadway actress Jenn Colella, a theater mainstay who is portraying Bass onstage ...

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Tina Fey, Josh Gad, Stephen Colbert & More to Appear on 2017 Tony Awards

Tina Fey, Josh Gad, Stephen Colbert & More to Appear on 2017 Tony Awards

Mean Girls creator Tina Fey and more stars are set to appear onstage at the 2017 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, a representative for the awards confirmed today. 

Also set to make guest appearances on Broadway's big night are Tony winner Scarlett Johansson and Tony nominee Josh Gad, with Orlando Bloom, Stephen Colbert, Taraji P. Henson, Anna Kendrick ...

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Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill Musical to Debut at American Repertory Theater in 2018

Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill Musical to Debut at American Repertory Theater in 2018

The new musical Jagged Little Pill based on the hit Alanis Morissette album will make its world premiere at American Repertory Theater. The musical with a book by Oscar winner Diablo Cody (Juno) and directed by Tony winner and A.R.T. artistic director Diane Paulus (Waitress) will bow in May 2018 at the Cambridge, Massachusetts theater.

Jagged Little Pill, which  ...

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Exclusive First Listen! Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Sing Moving Duet from War Paint

Exclusive First Listen! Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Sing Moving Duet from War Paint

Broadway.com is excited to exclusively present a track from Ghostlight Records' original cast album to the new Broadway musical War Paint. Starring 2017 Tony Award nominees Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, the musical that tells of the rivalry between cosmetics pioneers Helena Rubinstein (LuPone) and Elizabeth Arden (Ebersole) is wowing crowds nightly. Give a listen to the pair of ...

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Bye Bye Birdie Live TV Musical, Starring Jennifer Lopez, Delayed to 2018

Bye Bye Birdie Live TV Musical, Starring Jennifer Lopez, Delayed to 2018

NBC has pushed back its planned live television version of Bye Bye Birdie to 2018, according to Variety. The delay is due to schedule conflicts of Jennifer Lopez, who is set to take on the lead role of Rosie. An exact reschedule date will be announced.

As previously announced, Tony winner Harvey Fierstein will pen the teleplay adaptation for the ...

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The Band's Visit, David Yazbek & Itamar Moses' Award-Winning Musical, Will Play Broadway

The Band's Visit, David Yazbek & Itamar Moses' Award-Winning Musical, Will Play Broadway

The Band’s Visit, the new musical that has been showered with awards since its extended off-Broadway run with the Atlantic Theater Company, will play Broadway’s Barrymore Theatre this fall; tickets are now on sale. Previews will begin on October 7 with an opening night scheduled for November 9. 

With a book by Itamar Moses (The Fortress of Solitude, Completeness) and ...

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Watch Jenn Colella & the Cast of Come From Away Perform 'Welcome to the Rock'

Watch Jenn Colella & the Cast of Come From Away Perform 'Welcome to the Rock'

Good luck not chanting "I'm an islander" by the end of this infectious toe-tapper. The cast of the Tony-nominated musical Come From Away performed the opener "Welcome to the Rock" on Late Night with Seth Meyers on May 22. Tony nominee and Broadway.com vlogger Jenn Colella and the rest of the energetic cast took the stage to tell the musical's ...

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Watch Dear Evan Hansen Star Ben Platt Sing ‘For Forever’ for the First Time Outside of the Show

Watch Dear Evan Hansen Star Ben Platt Sing ‘For Forever’ for the First Time Outside of the Show

Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt, who recently picked up a pair of Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to catch up. The star who earlier this week became the youngest actor ever to win the Drama League Distinguished Performance Award gave some insight into the heartbreaking performance he is giving onstage at ...

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Here We Go Again! Mamma Mia! Movie Sequel with Original Cast Set for 2018

Here We Go Again! Mamma Mia! Movie Sequel with Original Cast Set for 2018

Universal Pictures announced today the July 2018 release of Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!, a sequel to the hit film adaptation of the Broadway musical. The film’s original cast is expected to return with new additions joining them.

The film will feature a soundtrack full of ABBA songs not featured in the first film, along with some reprised favorites ...

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