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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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Watch Jeff Sullivan, Ruby Gibbs & the Cast of the Finding Neverland Tour Make Believe in Rehearsal

Watch Jeff Sullivan, Ruby Gibbs & the Cast of the Finding Neverland Tour Make Believe in Rehearsal

Tell me, what do you see? Watch Jeff Sullivan, Ruby Gibbs and Conor McGiffin in rehearsal for the Finding Neverland tour.

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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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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Lewis J. Stadlen of the Hello, Dolly! National Tour

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Lewis J. Stadlen of the Hello, Dolly! National Tour

Lewis J. Stadlen stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about the national tour of Hello, Dolly! and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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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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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Brandon J. Ellis of The Play That Goes Wrong National Tour

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Brandon J. Ellis of The Play That Goes Wrong National Tour

Brandon J. Ellis stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about The Play That Goes Wrong national tour and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Believe! Jeff Sullivan & Ruby Gibbs Will Lead the Finding Neverland Tour

Believe! Jeff Sullivan & Ruby Gibbs Will Lead the Finding Neverland Tour

Raise your voice in cheer! Jeff Sullivan (Damn Yankees, Guys & Dolls) and Ruby Gibbs (Grease, Cats) will star as J.M. Barrie and Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, respectively, in the national tour of Finding Neverland. The touring production of the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical will open October 1 at the Hershey Theatre in Hershey, PA, before continuing on ...

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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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Whoopsadaisy! Scott Cote, Angela Grovey, Evan Alexander Smith & More Will Star in The Play That Goes Wrong Tour

Whoopsadaisy! Scott Cote, Angela Grovey, Evan Alexander Smith & More Will Star in The Play That Goes Wrong Tour

Break a leg! But not really. Please be careful. Scott Cote, Angela Grovey and Evan Alexander Smith will star in the national tour of Broadway's hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong as Dennis, Annie and Chris, respectively. Directed by Mark Bell and produced by Hollywood heavyweight J. J. Abrams, the traveling production of The Play That Goes Wrong will ...

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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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One Jump Ahead! Tickets Now On Sale for the Tour of Disney's Aladdin in Columbus

One Jump Ahead! Tickets Now On Sale for the Tour of Disney's Aladdin in Columbus

Let them share this whole new world with you! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Aladdin in Columbus. Disney's blockbuster Broadway musical, starring Clinton Greenspan as Aladdin and Lissa deGuzman as Jasmine, will play the Ohio Theatre from October 24 through November 4.

In addition to Greenspan and deGuzman, the cast of the Aladdin tour includes ...

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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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Elegance! Lewis J. Stadlen, Nic Rouleau, Analisa Leaming & More Complete the Hello, Dolly! Tour Cast

Elegance! Lewis J. Stadlen, Nic Rouleau, Analisa Leaming & More Complete the Hello, Dolly! Tour Cast

The upcoming national tour of Hello, Dolly! has announced its full cast, including two-time Tony nominee Lewis J. Stadlen (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Candide) as Horace Vandergelder, Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon) as Cornelius Hackl and Analisa Leaming (School of Rock) as Irene Molloy. As previously announced, Tony-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will ...

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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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Bette Midler on Returning to Hello, Dolly! & Toasting Beaches' 30th Anniversary

Bette Midler on Returning to Hello, Dolly! & Toasting Beaches' 30th Anniversary

Bette Midler recently reprised her Tony-winning performance in Hello, Dolly! at the Shubert Theatre, and will continue to delight audiences through the conclusion of the show's run on August 25. The stage-and-screen star paid a visit to Good Morning America on August 9 to chat with Robin Roberts about her stage triumph and her now legendary screen and music career. Midler described ...

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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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