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Unwrap an Early Holiday Treat! Tickets Now on Sale for Elf The Musical in New Orleans

Unwrap an Early Holiday Treat! Tickets Now on Sale for Elf The Musical in New Orleans

Welcome Christmas! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Elf The Musical in New Orleans. The holiday musical will open on December 18 at the Saenger Theatre and run through December 23.

Based on the 2003 film of the same name, Elf is the story of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag ...

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Music Video: Come From Away Tour Star Becky Gulsvig Sings 'Me and the Sky'

Music Video: Come From Away Tour Star Becky Gulsvig Sings 'Me and the Sky'

Come From Away's Becky Gulsvig sings "Me and the Sky" from the national tour of the hit Broadway musical.

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Simply the Best! Tina Turner Bio-Musical Set for Broadway Transfer in Fall 2019

Simply the Best! Tina Turner Bio-Musical Set for Broadway Transfer in Fall 2019

The hit Tina Turner bio-musical, currently thrilling audiences in London's West End, has announced a Broadway arrival. Tina: The Tina Turner Musical will begin performances in the fall of 2019 with exact performance dates and venue to be announced. The show is helmed by Tony-nominated Mamma Mia! director Phyllida Lloyd; the musical features a book by Olivier winner Katori Hall.

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The Mean Girls Ensemble Throws a Revenge Party for the Ages

The Mean Girls Ensemble Throws a Revenge Party for the Ages

Are you ready for a revenge party like no other? Ever since Mean Girls opened on April 8, audiences have been flocking to the August Wilson Theatre to see the Tina Fey movie brought to life on stage. Mean Girls features a 15-member ensemble, and we gathered the talented performers for a take on OG mean girl, Marie Antoinette. Check out ...

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Watch Erika Henningsen Sing Out with the Cast of Mean Girls on Late Night with Seth Meyers

Watch Erika Henningsen Sing Out with the Cast of Mean Girls on Late Night with Seth Meyers

Mean Girls is one of Broadway's hottest tickets. The Tony-nominated and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical adaptation of Tina Fey's hit film is delighting crowds at the August Wilson Theatre eight times a week. Erika Henningsen, the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning star who plays the central role of Cady Heron, made an appearance on the October 1 episode of ...

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Ansel Elgort Will Play Tony in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Film Remake

Ansel Elgort Will Play Tony in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Film Remake

Something’s comin', something good for film fave Ansel Elgort. The Hollywood star has been cast as Tony in Steven Spielberg’s new big screen adaptation of West Side Story, according to Variety.

Elgort, who earned a Golden Globe nomination for Baby Driver and also appeared in the hit The Fault in Our Stars and the Divergent film series, has a musical ...

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Broadway Balances America Invites You to Get to Class with the Cast of School of Rock

Broadway Balances America Invites You to Get to Class with the Cast of School of Rock

Broadway Across America’s Telly Award-winning collaboration with The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, continues season five of the five-part series Broadway Balances America with Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock. This new episode will re-air on October 9 at 7:30AM (ET/PT). The touring production of School of Rock is traveling to cities ...

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Steven Spielberg Recruits Tony-Winning Choreographer Justin Peck for West Side Story Film Remake

Steven Spielberg Recruits Tony-Winning Choreographer Justin Peck for West Side Story Film Remake

Tony-winning choreographer Justin Peck has joined the production team of the new film version of the Broadway musical West Side Story, to be directed by Oscar winner Steven Spielberg. Peck, the resident choreographer and a soloist dancer with the New York City Ballet, won a 2018 Tony Award for his choreography in the Broadway revival of Carousel.

"This is a ...

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Here We Are! Tickets Now on Sale for the Gloria Estefan Bio-Musical On Your Feet! in New Orleans

Here We Are! Tickets Now on Sale for the Gloria Estefan Bio-Musical On Your Feet! in New Orleans

No matter what you say, you know it the rhythm is gonna get'cha! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of On Your Feet! in New Orleans. The smash hit jukebox bio-musical, starring Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan and Mauricio Martinez as Emilio Estefan, will open on November 27 at the Saenger Theatre and close on December 2 ...

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The Broadway.com Show: The Come From Away Cast Previews the 'Joyful' Touring Musical

The Broadway.com Show: The Come From Away Cast Previews the 'Joyful' Touring Musical

Becky Gulsvig, Andrew Samonsky, Megan McGinnis and the cast of the Come From Away tour gather together to preview the production.

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Almost Famous Is Being Made into a Broadway Musical

Almost Famous Is Being Made into a Broadway Musical

The acclaimed 2000 film Almost Famous will soon sing out on Broadway. The flick's Oscar-winning screenwriter and director Cameron Crowe is adapting his iconic work into a main-stem musical, with a production schedule to come. The musical will feature a book by Crowe and music by Pulitzer and Tony winner Tom Kitt (Next to Normal), with lyrics by Kitt and ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert

National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert switches to the other side of the desk to chat about his six years at Broadway.com with Paul Wontorek.

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They Are Islanders! Come From Away Tour Cast Meets the Press Before Hitting the Road

They Are Islanders! Come From Away Tour Cast Meets the Press Before Hitting the Road

Come on in—the door’s open! The cast of the Come From Away North American tour, including Becky Gulsvig, Andrew Samonsky, Megan McGinnis and more, took a break from rehearsal on September 20 to meet the press, before taking the hit Broadway show on the road. The touring cast, which also features Kevin Carolan, Harter Clingman, Nick Duckart, Chamblee Ferguson, Christine ...

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Tour Star Andrew Samonsky Is Feeling Lucky to Share Come From Away with the Country

Tour Star Andrew Samonsky Is Feeling Lucky to Share Come From Away with the Country

While appearing on the September 19 episode of Broadway.com's daily live Facebook news show #LiveAtFive, Broadway alum Andrew Samonsky spoke about his upcoming trip across the country in the first national tour of Come From Away and how he knew he needed to be a part of the production.

Samonsky, who has previously been on Broadway in South Pacific, The Mystery of ...

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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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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Andrew Samonsky of the Come From Away National Tour

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Andrew Samonsky of the Come From Away National Tour

Andrew Samonsky stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about the Come From Away national tour and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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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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Blowing Out Amps! Tickets Now on Sale for School of Rock—The Musical in New Orleans

Blowing Out Amps! Tickets Now on Sale for School of Rock—The Musical in New Orleans

It's almost time to be part of that heavenly scene! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of School of Rock—The Musical in New Orleans. The touring production of the smash hit Broadway musical, based on the 2003 movie of the same name, will open on October 30 at the Saenger Theatre and close on November 4.

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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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