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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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Let's Chill! Tickets Now On Sale for Jimmy Buffett's Broadway-Bound Escape to Margaritaville Musical in New Orleans

Let's Chill! Tickets Now On Sale for Jimmy Buffett's Broadway-Bound Escape to Margaritaville Musical in New Orleans

Think about the good times down in the Caribbean sunshine! Tickets are now on sale for the pre-Broadway engagement of the new musical Escape to Margaritaville in New Orleans. Featuring songs by CMA Award winner and Grammy nominee Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville will play the Saenger Theatre from October 20 through October 28.

Escape to Margaritaville is a musical comedy getaway ...

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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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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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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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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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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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The Wheels Lift Off! Come From Away to Launch North American Tour in 2018

The Wheels Lift Off! Come From Away to Launch North American Tour in 2018

The Tony-nominated musical Come From Away will begin its North American tour at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in October 2018, with an exact first-performance date to be announced. Additional touring stops will be set at a later date. A third production of Come From Away has also been announced to play Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre beginning on February 13, 2018 ...

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Dear Evan Hansen Leads Winners of Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, Falsettos, Bette Midler Also Take Top Prizes

Dear Evan Hansen Leads Winners of Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, Falsettos, Bette Midler Also Take Top Prizes

Each year since 2000, Broadway.com has asked our readers to pick their favorites of the season in our annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards. The 2017 results are in! After receiving nine Tony Award nominations, Dear Evan Hansen has topped the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award wins with eight. Other big winners included the Broadway revival of Falsettos and Hello, Dolly ...

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King Kong Musical Will Stomp onto Broadway in 2018

King Kong Musical Will Stomp onto Broadway in 2018

It's official! The long-gestating musical adaptation of King Kong will open at the Broadway Theatre in the fall of 2018. Set to feature a score composed and produced by Marius de Vries, songs by Eddie Perfect, and direction and choreography by Drew McOnie, the musical will include a book by Jack Thorne, whose London hit Harry Potter and the Cursed ...

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For Forever! Tony-Nominated Musical Dear Evan Hansen Will Launch National Tour

For Forever! Tony-Nominated Musical Dear Evan Hansen Will Launch National Tour

The new Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen will launch a national tour beginning in October 2018. The touring production of the hit Tony-nominated musical will kick off at Denver's Buell Theatre, before continuing to cities all across the country. The show was nominated for nine 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and 18 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards. Exact dates and ...

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Wicked & War Paint Producer David Stone & More Receive 2017 League Awards for Touring Broadway

Wicked & War Paint Producer David Stone & More Receive 2017 League Awards for Touring Broadway

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced on May 17 during the Broadway League’s 2017 Spring Road Conference. Producer David Stone received the Distinguished Lifetime Service Award. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators ...

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Rent to Air on Fox as a Live Musical Event

Rent to Air on Fox as a Live Musical Event

December 24, 9 p.m. Eastern Standard time, and Christmas? After announcing that the network will air A Christmas Story as a live musical event in December, Fox has also revealed that Rent will be broadcast on the network. Marc Platt has been tapped to produce both live musicals.

Adam Siegel, Julie Larson, Al Larson and Revolution Studios’ Vince Totino ...

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