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Sep 19, 2019

Michael Tucker's Fern Hill Opens Off-Broadway
The new comedy, about a group of friends living out their golden years, opens at 59E59 Theaters.

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Sep 19, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: September 19


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Sep 19, 2019

The Rose Tattoo, Starring Marisa Tomei and Emun Elliott, Begins on Broadway
Trip Cullman directs Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning play, about a widow who finds passion in the arms of a new man.

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Sep 19, 2019

Tracy Letts' Linda Vista Begins on Broadway September 19
Ian Barford stars as Wheeler in the new comedy from Pulitzer Prize winner Letts.

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Sep 18, 2019

Hand to God Robert Askins Selected for New Playwriting Residency Alley at Ucross
The program selected the Tony nominee and four others to participate in a development workshop.

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Sep 18, 2019

Philadelphia Orchestra's New Season Puts Female Artists Center Stage
WomenNOW is the orchestra's multi-faceted programming initiative and a major pillar of the 2019-2020 season, which opens September 18 with a gala concert starring Audra McDonald.

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Sep 18, 2019

Watch Tony Nominee Taylor Louderman Sing ‘Little Miss Perfect'
The Mean Girls star performs the song by Joriah Kwamé, a winner of Louderman's Write Out Loud contest.

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Sep 18, 2019

Succession's Arian Moayed, Kathleen Chalfant, and More Read Testimonies of Children Held in Detention
The Flores Exhibits, now live, is a project from Moayed's company Waterwell and the Broadway Advocacy Coalition.

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Sep 18, 2019

Inside the Ain't Too Proud Actors Fund Performance Celebration
The Tony-nominated musical, playing at the Imperial Theatre, offered a special benefit performance September 15.

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Sep 18, 2019

Blythe Danner, Annie Golden, and Alessandro Nivola to Attend Film Screenings at Metrograph
Disobedience, I'll See You in Your Dreams, and Hair will all play between September 16 and September 21 at the New York City cinema.

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Sep 18, 2019

Judy Kuhn, Rema Webb, More Join Kennedy Center's Footloose
The Washington, D.C. staging star the previously announced J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park, and Rebecca Luker.

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Sep 18, 2019

Off-Broadway's Is This a Room Meets the Press
The Vineyard Theatre production begins performances October 3.

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Sep 18, 2019

MCC Theater Announces New Musical Development Initiative From the Platt Family
The Gary Platt Musical Initiative is expected to support the Off-Broadway company for the next five seasons.

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Sep 18, 2019

Broadway Rush, Lottery, and Standing Room Only Policies
Playbill's complete round-up of the latest Broadway rush, lottery, standing-room-only (SRO), and student ticket policies.

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Sep 18, 2019

Ali Ewoldt and Amanda Jane Cooper Will Join Isaac Sutton at Feinstein's/54 Below
The recent stars of The Phantom of the Opera and Wicked will appear during the October 5 encore engagement of Broadway Israel.

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Sep 18, 2019

Deborah S. Craig and Hannah Elless Will Head Cast of Pluto Reading at Circle in the Square
The Monday night reading is part of The Circle Series, providing a creative outlet for Circle in the Square Theatre School students and alumni.

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Sep 18, 2019

Dystopian Feminist Play The Regime Is Female, Featuring Live Stunts, to Premiere Off-Broadway
Set in 2028, the play imagines a future in which over half of American males were taken by a deadly virus.

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Sep 18, 2019

Full Cast Set for Los Angeles Opera's The Light in the Piazza, Starring Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron
Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell and London stage alum Rob Houchen are also among the company.

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Sep 18, 2019

MCC Theater Gets $1 Million Gift for New Musical Development From the Platt Family
The Gary Platt Musical Initiative is expected to support the Off-Broadway company for the next five seasons.

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Sep 18, 2019

Inside Opening Night of Jaclyn Backhaus' Wives Off-Broadway
The new comedy, directed by Margot Bordelon, opened at Playwrights Horizons September 16.

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Sep 18, 2019

Second Stage Adds Young Jean Lee's We're Gonna Die to 2020 Lineup
Raja Feather Kelly will direct and choreograph, with Janelle McDermoth starring.

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Sep 18, 2019

Tom Morello Takes Over Off-Broadway's Minetta Lane September 18
The Rage Against the Machine guitarist and social justice activist shares his personal story in a new solo show, presented by Audible.

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Sep 18, 2019

Tony Winner Beth Leavel, Bonnie Milligan, and Adam Kantor Set for Best in Shows Fundraiser
Tony nominee Andy Karl and Orfeh will be honored with the Humane Society of New York's Sandy Fund Award.

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Sep 18, 2019

Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards Add Musical Theatre Category
The awards recognize the work of emerging composers from across the world.

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Sep 18, 2019

Off-Broadway's Only Human, Starring Gary Busey, Meets the Press
The new musical comedy will begin performances October 8 at Theatre at St. Clements

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Sep 18, 2019

Irish Rep Adds Abbie Spallen's Pumpgirl to 2019 Lineup
The 2007 winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize will be revived Off-Broadway this fall.

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Sep 18, 2019

Anastasia National Tour Finds Its New Dmitry
Find out who's joining Lila Coogan and Jason Michael Evans when the Ahrens and Flaherty musical arrives in Los Angeles next month.

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Sep 18, 2019

Ballet Hispánico to Re-Imagine the Sharks of Broadway's West Side Story and More
The renowned Latinx dance company will perform at the Apollo.

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Sep 18, 2019

Broadway Meets Its Match — Get to Know the Men and Women of Linda Vista
The new Tracy Letts comedy for adults is ready to get raucous on Broadway, where it begins previews September 19.

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Sep 18, 2019

Step Inside Broadway's Cort Theatre
With the newly opened Derren Brown: Secret playing at the 48th street venue, take a tour inside the historic theatre.

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Sep 18, 2019

Solea Pfeiffer to Star Alongside Renée Fleming in Chicago The Light in the Piazza
Fleming will first headline a Los Angeles Opera engagement with Dove Cameron.

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Sep 18, 2019

WATCH: Broadway's Norbert Leo Butz Answers Our Questions and Sings From His New Album in ‘Elevator Pitch'
The Tony Award winner answers as many questions as he can in the (long) elevator ride from green room to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below—plus an exclusive performance.

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Sep 18, 2019

A Look at the World Premiere of Becoming Nancy at the Alliance Theatre
The production, starring Zachary Sayle, Jessica Vosk, and more, opens in Atlanta September 18.

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Sep 18, 2019

Cast Announced for London Staging of Irving Berlin's White Christmas at the Dominion
Performances will begin in November.

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Sep 18, 2019

Cynthia Nixon, Ana Gasteyer, Kathy Najimy, More Will Be Part of Benefit Reading of Jane: Abortion and the Underground
The benefit supporting A is For will be held September 24 at Rattlestick.

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Sep 18, 2019

Read Reviews for the West End Premiere of the Musical Big
The stage adaptation of the ‘80s film officially opened at the Dominion Theatre September 17.

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Sep 18, 2019

Look Back at Bernadette Peters and Betty Buckley in Song and Dance on Broadway
The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical opened September 18, 1985, at the Royale Theatre.

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Sep 18, 2019

Downton Abbey's Carson and Molesley Spill Details About the New Movie, Cast Chemistry, and Why They Both Owe So Much to Theatre
Jim Carter and Kevin Doyle answer Playbill's burning questions about the epilogue to the hit British drama and their days onstage.Plus, how a production of Guys and Dolls led to Jim Carter's 36-year marriage to Imelda Staunton.

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Sep 18, 2019

Look Back at Kristen Bell, Christian Campell, Gregg Edelman, and More in Reefer Madness
The musical spoof of the cult film began previews Off-Broadway September 19, 2001.

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Sep 18, 2019

World Premiere of Ross Golan Musical The Wrong Man Begins Off-Broadway
The MCC Theater production, directed by Thomas Kail, begins previews September 18.

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Sep 18, 2019

Zachary Sayle, Jessica Vosk, More Star in World Premiere of Becoming Nancy, Opening September 18
Jerry Mitchell directs and choreographs the musical at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre.

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Sep 18, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: September 18


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Sep 17, 2019

Gloria Estefan, John Legend, Among 2019 Nominees for Broadway Global's Producer of the Year Award
The award will be presented October 2.

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Sep 17, 2019

Betty Corwin, Creator of the Theater on Film and Tape Archive, Dies at 98
Corwin fought to preserve the theatre, earning a special Tony Award for what has become an indispensable resource.

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Sep 17, 2019

Melissa Errico to Release Expanded Edition of 2011 Album Legrand Affair
The Tony Award nominee will celebrate the deluxe re-release with a concert engagement at Feinstein's/54 Below November 8-9.

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Sep 17, 2019

Arrested Development's Alia Shawkat to Perform 24-Hour The Second Woman Off-Broadway
The live performance is inspired by John Cassavetes' 1977 film Opening Night.

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Sep 17, 2019

7 Performances You Missed at The American Theatre Wing's 2019 Gala Honoring Jonathan Larson and Family
Plus, read an excerpt from an unearthed grant application by the Rent writer himself.

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Sep 17, 2019

Broadway Revival of American Buffalo Will Star Tony Winner Laurence Fishburne and Oscar Winner Sam Rockwell
The David Mamet play will begin previews in March 2020.

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Sep 17, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth Will Return to Broadway in New Concert Act For the Girls
The Tony and Emmy winner will play a limited engagement at the Nederlander Theatre to celebrate her new solo album.

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Sep 17, 2019

IAMA Theatre Welcomes 6 Playwrights for Under 30 Lab
The program, in its inaugural year, offers an artistic home for emerging L.A.-based writers.

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Sep 17, 2019

First Look at Mischief Theatre's Magic Goes Wrong in London
The comedy from the Olivier Award-winning creators of The Play That Goes Wrong and Penn & Teller will begin previews December 14.

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Sep 17, 2019

Hadestown Broadway Cast Recording Sets Dates for CD and Vinyl Releases
The physical releases follow a digital roll-out of the album's 40 tracks.

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Sep 17, 2019

Cast Set for New National Tour of The Color Purple
The tour of the Tony Award-winning revival will open in New Orleans in October.

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Sep 17, 2019

Broadway to Dim the Lights for Late Stage Manager Arthur Gaffin
Mr. Gaffin, who worked on such shows as Cabaret and 1984, died earlier this month.

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Sep 17, 2019

Broadway's Jelani Remy, Rachel Potter, Carrie St. Louis, and More to Celebrate Andrew Lippa
The stars join the previously announced Kate Baldwin, Lesli Margherita, and others celebrating the Tony-nominated lyricist and composer.

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Sep 17, 2019

A First Look at The Height of the Storm on Broadway
The Manhattan Theatre Club production starring Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce will open at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre September 24.

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Sep 17, 2019

Merz Trio to Present Intimate 1-Night-Only Event at The Sheen Center
The string and piano ensemble will offer a program paired with a wine tasting.

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Sep 17, 2019

Simon Woods Steps Down as CEO of Los Angeles Philharmonic
The announcement comes ahead of the company's October season launch.

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Sep 17, 2019

Inside Jordin Sparks' Return to Broadway in Waitress
The Grammy-nominated American Idol alum began her limited engagement as Jenna September 16.

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Sep 17, 2019

Arnie Burton, Ben Davis, Alison Fraser, More Set for Reading of Arms and the Man
Evan Yionoulis will direct the reading for Project Shaw.

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Sep 17, 2019

Eden Espinosa, Karen Olivo, and Ramona Keller Will Reunite for Benefit Concert of BKLYN: The Musical
The October 21 performance will benefit the Covenant House Foundation.

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Sep 17, 2019

Phil Nichol Will Return to Everybody's Talking About Jamie; Melissa Jacques Is the New Margaret
The hit production continues at London's Apollo Theatre.

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Sep 17, 2019

The Devil Wears Prada Will Play Chicago Pre-Broadway Engagement Next Summer
Elton John, Shaina Taub, and Paul Rudnick are writing the stage adaptation of the novel and film.

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Sep 17, 2019

Tom Hiddleston and Stephen Colbert Compete in a Hamlet Soliloquy Face-Off
The Broadway star dropped by The Late Show to talk about Betrayal and Loki, and to show off his Shakespeare skills.

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Sep 17, 2019

Watch Playbill—The Game Show and Test Your Broadway Knowledge Alongside Today's Brightest Stars
Play alongside Disney stars Jelani Alladin, Ryann Redmond, and Caroline Bowman in this original Playbill series.

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Sep 17, 2019

Goodspeed Musicals, Hartford Stage Company, 59E59 Theaters, and More Are Hiring
Playbill's Job Listings offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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Sep 17, 2019

Go Inside the Launch of Viva Broadway's Hispanic Heritage Month Concert Series
Ana Villafañe, Dyll?n Burnside, and more came out to celebrate El Conjunto at the W Living Room Times Square September 15.

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Sep 17, 2019

Off-Broadway's Fear Meets the Press
The world premiere of Matt Williams' new psychodrama begins performances at the Lucille Lortel October 15.

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Sep 17, 2019

New Season of Broadway's Future Songbook Series to Launch September 30
The free concert will spotlight the songs of Sean McCabe and Jinhee Kim.

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Sep 17, 2019

Revival of Sean Mathias' A Prayer for Wings Will Have London Run
Performances will begin in October at the King's Head Theatre.

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Sep 17, 2019

Inside the American Theatre Wing's Say Yes to Artists Gala Honoring Jonathan Larson and Family
Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus, Nikki M. James, and more came out to celebrate September 16.

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Sep 17, 2019

What Did Critics Think of Wives at Playwrights Horizons?
The Jaclyn Backhaus play puts the spotlight on women overshadowed by famous men in the history books.

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Sep 17, 2019

George Salazar, Mj Rodriguez, and Amber Riley Begin Little Shop of Horrors in Pasadena
Tony nominee Kevin Chamberlin and T.V. Carpio join them in the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical that begins previews September 17.

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Sep 17, 2019

Off-Broadway Rush and Inexpensive Ticket Policies
To make tickets more affordable, many Off-Broadway shows have implemented rush, lottery, and inexpensive ticket policies.

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Sep 17, 2019

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: September 17


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Sep 17, 2019

Jeff Augustin's The New Englanders Begins Off-Broadway
Kara Young, Javier Muñoz, Teagle F. Bougere, and more are in the cast of the world premiere at MTC.

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Sep 17, 2019

Inside Jordin Spark's Return to Broadway in Waitress
The Grammy-nominated American Idol alum began her limited engagement as Jenna September 16.

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Sep 17, 2019

Little Shop of Horrors Returns Off-Broadway Starring Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle
The Howard Ashman and Alan Menken musical is back for a limited run directed by Michael Mayer.

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Sep 17, 2019

Dear Evan Hansen Tour Welcomes New Title Player September 17
Stephen Christopher Anthony, a former Evan alternate, dons the cast full-time.

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Sep 16, 2019

Bonnie Milligan and Natalie Walker Will Return to Feinstein's/54 Below for Halloween
Their recent one-night-only concert sold out within two days of its announcement.

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Sep 16, 2019

Grosses Analysis: Ain't Too Proud Is Doing Fine on Cloud 9
The Broadway musical about The Temptations continues to draw full crowds at the Imperial Theatre.

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Sep 16, 2019

Broadway's Halloween Week 2019 Performance Schedule
Several shows have canceled and/or added performances during the week.

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Sep 16, 2019

Why Katie Finneran Kills—With Comedy
Currently starring opposite Lucy Liu on the CBS All Access black comedy Why Women Kill, the two-time Tony winner proves her comedy chops are still stiletto sharp.

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Sep 16, 2019

The Public Theater, Steps on Broadway, TodayTix, and More Are Hiring
Playbill offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry, serving as the online source for careers in theatre.

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Sep 16, 2019

What Is Audra McDonald's Theory About Talent and Broadway?
This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth reveals more guests for the upcoming Concert for America, stories from his concerts with Audra McDonald, and a video message from Cheyenne Jackson.

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Sep 16, 2019

See The Ensemblist Celebrate Asian-American Performers on Broadway
The popular platform paid tribute to the Asian-American actors pushing the industry forward in Broadway ensembles while acknowledging the progress that needs to be made.

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Sep 16, 2019

Broadway Horoscope: Smash Edition
Which musical number from Smash are you, according to your astrological sign?

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Sep 16, 2019

Read Reviews for West Coast Premiere of Skintight, Starring Idina Menzel
The Joshua Harmon play opened September 12 at the Geffen Playhouse, featuring its original trio of New York stars.

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Sep 16, 2019

Jet Li Parody Musical Monkey Trouble Unleashed! to Premiere at The Duplex
Writer and Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Joel B. New will release songs from the new musical via weekly podcasts.

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Sep 16, 2019

Blackout Returns to N.Y.C. for 10th Anniversary
The immersive horror experience will open in midtown October 2.

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Sep 16, 2019

Cast Set for Virginia Musical Theatre Staging of Rodgers Hammerstein's Cinderella
Performances will begin October 4.

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Sep 16, 2019

The Hope Hypothesis, About America's Immigration Process, to Premiere Off-Broadway
The new comedy by Cat Miller will receive its world premiere at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture this fall.

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Sep 16, 2019

Showtime Will Not Move Forward With Lin-Manuel Miranda's Kingkiller Chronicle Series
The adaptation of Patrick Rothfuss' fantasy series has been released back to Lionsgate.

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Sep 16, 2019

Watch the Teaser for Netflix Zombie Series Daybreak, Starring Matthew Broderick and Krysta Rodriguez
The apocalyptic zom-com premieres October 24 on Netflix.

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Sep 16, 2019

Watch Fleabag's Andrew Scott in New NT Live Trailer for Present Laughter
The Old Vic production will broadcast live to cinemas November 28.

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Sep 16, 2019

Camille A. Brown to Helm Ain't Misbehavin' as Part of Westport Country Playhouse Season
The Tony nominee is behind a dance-filled, re-imagined production in Connecticut next summer.

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Sep 16, 2019

Revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Starring Laurie Metcalf and Rupert Everett, Sets Broadway Home
Performances will begin in March 2020.

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Sep 16, 2019

Rachel Bloom Reveals Pregnancy After Winning Her First Emmy
The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.

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Sep 16, 2019

Michael Urie Will Reunite With Ugly Betty Co-Star Becki Newton in CBS Pilot Fun
The comedy hails from 2 Broke Girls creator Michael Patrick King.

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Sep 16, 2019

Watch London Cast of The Prince of Egypt Perform ‘When You Believe'
The 38-member cast, led by Alexia Khadime, Christine Allado, and Luke Brady, performed the Oscar-winning song at the show's press launch.

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