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See Pics of Adrianna Hicks, Carrie Compere & The Color Purple Cast Before They Sing Out on Tour

See Pics of Adrianna Hicks, Carrie Compere & The Color Purple Cast Before They Sing Out on Tour

Look what God has done! The national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical revival The Color Purple, directed by Tony winner John Doyle, will kick off at the Proctors Theatre in Schenectady on October 7. On September 20, beltresses and Broadway cast members Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart, Carrie Compere and the entire company gathered together at Ripley-Grier Studios to ...

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Watch Adrianna Hicks & the Cast of The Color Purple Tour Make a Harmony in Rehearsal

Watch Adrianna Hicks & the Cast of The Color Purple Tour Make a Harmony in Rehearsal

Let the hope set you free! Watch Adrianna Hicks and the touring cast of The Color Purple rehearse the musical's title song.

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Broadway.com Launches The Sit-Down Podcast

Broadway.com Launches The Sit-Down Podcast

Add this to your list of podcasts! The Sit-Down by Broadway.com, a podcast that features audio versions of the most engaging conversations from the ever-expanding Broadway.com content library.

You already hang out with us to get the latest theater news, gorgeous photo and video features and shenanigans with your favorite stars. Why not take clips from Live ...

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Broadway Faves Allison Walsh, Matthew Scott & More Join the An American in Paris Tour

Broadway Faves Allison Walsh, Matthew Scott & More Join the An American in Paris Tour

They've got rhythm! Broadway faves Allison Walsh (Anastasia) and Matthew Scott (An American in Paris, Sondheim on Sondheim) are joining the national tour of An American in Paris as Lise Dassin and Adam Hochberg. They join McGee Maddox, as Jerry Mulligan, in the touring production. Walsh and Scott will join the show on October 17 when the tour stops at ...

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Fall Preview 2017: 33 Top Show Picks for Theater Fans This Fall

Fall Preview 2017: 33 Top Show Picks for Theater Fans This Fall

Bummed that summer is over? Don’t be! In rehearsal rooms all around Manhattan, some of the most innovative theater artists in the world are prepping a fall season filled with hilarious and heartbreaking plays and joy-filled musical adventures sure to show you a good night out both on and off-Broadway. Not sure where to start? In our Fall Preview special ...

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See Miss Saigon's Eva Noblezada & Rachelle Ann Go Sing Breathtaking Version of 'The Movie in My Mind'

See Miss Saigon's Eva Noblezada & Rachelle Ann Go Sing Breathtaking Version of 'The Movie in My Mind'

Turn up the volume and get ready to be blown away! This new music video of Miss Saigon Tony nominee and former Broadway.com vlogger Eva Noblezada and co-star Rachelle Ann Go singing the heartbreaking "The Movie in My Mind" in a spare and haunting version that will have you watching on repeat. Noblezada leads the show as Kim and ...

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Whistle a Happy Tune! Tickets Now on Sale for The King and I National Tour in New Orleans

Whistle a Happy Tune! Tickets Now on Sale for The King and I National Tour in New Orleans

Who's suddenly feeling bright and breezy? Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The King and I in New Orleans. The touring production of the Tony Award-winning musical revival will open on November 14 at the Saenger Theatre and close on November 19.

Rodgers + Hammerstein's classic musical, set in 1860s Bangkok, tells the story of ...

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Dear Evan Hansen Star Ben Platt to Record Original Music on Debut Album

Dear Evan Hansen Star Ben Platt to Record Original Music on Debut Album

Ben Platt, the young Tony-winning star of Dear Evan Hansen, has signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records. The talented singer is expected to record original tunes on his first album.

"It has been a longtime dream to create original music," said Platt in a statement. "I am so excited to be working on this debut album and even ...

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Joyful! Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart & Carrie Compere Will Lead the National Tour of The Color Purple

Joyful! Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart & Carrie Compere Will Lead the National Tour of The Color Purple

Yes, they're beautiful and they're here! Broadway cast members Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere will lead the national tour of The Color Purple as Celie, Shug Avery and Sofia, respectively. The touring production of the Tony Award-winning musical revival, directed by Tony winner John Doyle, will kick off at the Proctors Theatre in Schenectady on October 7 ...

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Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Sets Broadway Dates and Theater

Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Sets Broadway Dates and Theater

The new musical adaptation of Mean Girls will begin previews at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre on March 12, 2018! The show will open on April 8.

The musical with a book adapted by the film's screenwriter, Tina Fey, will include an original score by Jeff Richmond (music) and Nell Benjamin (lyrics). It will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw (The Book of ...

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Victor Garber Will Join Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly! in 2018

Victor Garber Will Join Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly! in 2018

Four-time Tony Award nominee Victor Garber will join Bernadette Peters in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! Garber will replace David Hyde Pierce as Horace Vandergelder on the evening of January 20, 2018, the same performance when Peters joins the hit at the Shubert Theatre. Pierce and Bette Midler will play their final performance on January 14.

Garber returns to the Great White ...

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Back Where She Belongs! Bernadette Peters Will Return to Broadway in Hello, Dolly!

Back Where She Belongs! Bernadette Peters Will Return to Broadway in Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Bernadette! Stage icon Bernadette Peters will return to Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! The Tony-winning legend will take on the title role of Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, replacing 2017 Tony winner Bette Midler, on January 20, 2018 at the Shubert Theatre. As previously announced, Midler will play her final performance on January 14.

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Broadway Across America Report: September 2017 Tour Buzz

Broadway Across America Report: September 2017 Tour Buzz

National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert and SiriusXM On Broadway's Julie James discuss the latest news about the touring productions of Waitress, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies and more.

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Music Video: The King and I's Laura Michelle Kelly Sings 'Hello, Young Lovers'

Music Video: The King and I's Laura Michelle Kelly Sings 'Hello, Young Lovers'

Olivier Award winner Laura Michelle Kelly sings "Hello, Young Lovers" from the national tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The King and I.

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Watch the Cast of Broadway's Come From Away Bring Spirited Moves to Good Morning America

Watch the Cast of Broadway's Come From Away Bring Spirited Moves to Good Morning America

The exciting new musical Come From Away surprised audiences when it opened on Broadway in March. The moving true story of generosity at a time of worldwide trauma was something not often portrayed onstage. Featuring an original score by Broadway newcomers Irene Sankoff and David Hein and directed by 2017 Tony winner Christopher Ashley, Come From Away has become a ...

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Sing Out! Sammy Ferber, Skyler Volpe & Kaleb Wells Will Lead the Tour of Jonathan Larson's RENT

Sing Out! Sammy Ferber, Skyler Volpe & Kaleb Wells Will Lead the Tour of Jonathan Larson's RENT

Sammy Ferber, Skyler Volpe and Kaleb Wells will lead the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, as Mark Cohen, Mimi Marquez and Roger Davis, respectively. The touring production, which kicked off in September 2016, will continue to make stops in and bring "La Vie Boheme" to cities all across the country.

In addition to Ferber, Volpe and Wells, the cast of RENT ...

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Taylor Trensch 'Will Be Found' in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway

Taylor Trensch 'Will Be Found' in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway

Taylor Trensch, who currently appears as Barnaby Tucker in Hello, Dolly!, will star as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen beginning in mid-January 2018. Trensch will step into the role originated by 2017 Tony winner Ben Platt.

In additional casting news, Noah Galvin will step into the role of Evan Hansen beginning on November 21 for a limited run until ...

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Jimmy Buffett & Escape to Margaritaville's Paul Alexander Nolan Jam Onstage in Toronto

Jimmy Buffett & Escape to Margaritaville's Paul Alexander Nolan Jam Onstage in Toronto

Raise a glass! Ahead of the highly anticipated run of Broadway's Escape to Margaritaville, leading man Paul Alexander Nolan joined Jimmy Buffett onstage in concert in Toronto over the weekend. The two performed “Margaritaville,” of course, and jammed out in front of a crowd of more than 20,000. Escape to Margaritaville, which features the songs of Buffett, debuted ...

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New Musical Groundhog Day to End Broadway Run; Will Embark on National Tour

New Musical Groundhog Day to End Broadway Run; Will Embark on National Tour

The new Broadway musical Groundhog Day will play its final performance at the August Wilson Theatre on September 17. The show began previews on March 16 and opened on April 17. By closing, Groundhog Day will have played 31 previews and 176 regular performances. The show will kick off an 18-month national tour beginning in 2018. Details of a new ...

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Serve with a Smile! Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart & More Will Star in the National Tour of Waitress

Serve with a Smile! Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart & More Will Star in the National Tour of Waitress

She'll be pouring you a cup and saying, "Hello, how ya been?" Desi Oakley (Les Misérables, Evita) will star as Jenna in the national tour of Waitress. The touring production of the hit Broadway musical will launch at the Connor Palace—Playhouse Square in Cleveland on October 17, before making stops—and serving up pies—in cities all across the country.

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Live TV Musical Presentation of Jonathan Larson's Rent Will Air in 2018

Live TV Musical Presentation of Jonathan Larson's Rent Will Air in 2018

Start warming up your vocal cords and get ready to sing along! Fox's upcoming live television presentation of Jonathan Larson's iconic musical Rent will air in 2018, a representative for Fox has confirmed. An exact date for the TV musical will be announced.

The previously announced Rent presentation will be produced by Marc Platt, who is working closely with the ...

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A Christmas Story Live Musical Sets Date; SNL Veteran Maya Rudolph to Take on Lead Role

A Christmas Story Live Musical Sets Date; SNL Veteran Maya Rudolph to Take on Lead Role

This one's bound to win a major award! The highly anticipated live TV presentation of the Tony-nominated musical A Christmas Story will air on December 17 on Fox. SNL Emmy nominee Maya Rudolph has been announced to play the mom of Ralphie Parker.

The previously announced live production is inspired by both the beloved 1983 film and the 2012 Broadway ...

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Tony Winner Lea Salonga, Glee's Alex Newell & More Join Once on This Island

Tony Winner Lea Salonga, Glee's Alex Newell & More Join Once on This Island

And the gods heard our prayers! Tony winner Lea Salonga will return to Broadway in Once on This Island as Erzulie. Glee favorite Alex Newell is set to take on the role of Asaka. Cats favorite Quentin Earl Darrington and Merle Dandridge will play Agwe and Papa Ge, respectively. The musical, which features a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens ...

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Paul Alexander Nolan & More Will 'Escape to Margaritaville' on the Great White Way

Paul Alexander Nolan & More Will 'Escape to Margaritaville' on the Great White Way

Stage favorite Paul Alexander Nolan will lead the cast of the new musical Escape to Margaritaville on the Broadway. Come From Away Tony winner Christopher Ashley directs the previously announced Jimmy Buffett musical that will begin previews on February 16, 2018 at the Marquis Theatre and will open on March 15.

Joining Nolan in the role of Tully will be Alison ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Laura Michelle Kelly of The King and I's National Tour

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Laura Michelle Kelly of The King and I's National Tour

Laura Michelle Kelly stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about being on tour with The King and I and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert. 

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