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THE OUTSIDERS Wins Tony For Best Musical

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June 16, 2024

The Outsiders has won the 2024 Tony Award for Best Musical. The Outsiders beat out fellow nominees Hell’s Kitchen, Illinoise, Suffs, and Water for Elephants. 

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MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Wins Tony For Best Revival of A Musical

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June 16, 2024

Merrily We Roll Along has won the 2024 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. Merrily beat out fellow nominees Cabaret, Tommy, and Gutenberg. It stars Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, and Lindsay Mendez.

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Broadway
News

Nick Jonas And Adrienne Warren Will Star In Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS On Broadway

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June 16, 2024

This morning it was announced that Nick Jonas and Adrienne Warren will return to the stage to star in the first ever Broadway production of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years in Spring of 2025. This brand-new production will be directed by Tony-nominee Whitney White. 

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Opinion
Features

The Tony Awards Are This Sunday… But We Won’t Be On The Carpet | An Open Letter

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June 13, 2024

An open letter to the theatre industry from Theatrely Editor-in-Chief Kobi Kassal

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WATCH: THE OUTSIDERS' Sky Lakota-Lynch Talks All Things Tonys At Magnolia Bakery

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June 12, 2024

The Outsiders is one of the most buzzed about performances this season, racking up 12 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical. We here at Theatrely recently caught up with first time nominee Sky Lakota-Lynch at Magnolia Bakery to chat all about the Tonys, his fellow nominees, and creating the world of The Outsiders. 

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Broadway
News

Dolly Parton’s New Musical HELLO I’M DOLLY Will Hit Broadway in 2026

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June 6, 2024

Today, beloved singer and icon Dolly Parton announced from the stage of the CMA Fest in Nashville, that she will partner with ATG Productions to bring a new musical inspired by her life and trailblazing career titled Hello, I’m Dolly to Broadway in 2026. 

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Broadway
News

Megan Hilty and Jennifer Simard Led DEATH BECOMES HER To Open This Fall on Broadway

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May 15, 2024

his morning Universal Theatrical Group has announced the new musical comedy Death Becomes Her will officially begin performances on Broadway on Wednesday, October 23, 2024 before an official opening night on Thursday, November 21, 2024 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Christopher Gattelli will direct and choreograph the new comedy featuring a book by Marco Pennette and an original score by Julia Mattison and Noel Carey. Based off the 1992 film of the same name, the new musical is currently playing Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre where it stars Mega Hilty, Jennifer Simard, Christopher Sieber and Michelle Williams. The Pre-Broadway production officially opens this Sunday and closes June 2, 2024. 

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Off-Broadway
News

City Center To Produce RAGTIME With Joshua Henry, Caissie Levy, Brandon Uranowitz; Plus URINETOWN, LOVE LIFE, and THE WILD PARTY

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May 14, 2024

City Center will produce Ragtime starring Joshua Henry, Caissie Levy, Brandon Uranowitz, Urinetown, Love Life, and The Wild Party next season, plus many more.

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News

Darren Criss And Helen J Shen To Star In MAYBE HAPPY ENDING On Broadway This Fall

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May 14, 2024

Darren Criss and Helen J Shen will star in the Broadway premiere of the new romantic musical comedy Maybe Happy Ending, with music by Will Aronson, lyrics by Hue Park and a book by both Aronson and Park. Michael Arden is set to direct the new musical.

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Off-Broadway
News

Holland Taylor and Ana Villafañe To Star in The World Premiere Play N/A Inspired by Nancy Pelosi and AOC This Summer

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May 10, 2024

Holland Taylor and Ana Villafañe will star in the world premiere of the new play N/A by Mario Correa, directed by Tony-winner Diane Paulus. N/A will begin previews on Tuesday, June 11 before an official opening night on Sunday, June 23 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center.

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Tony Awards
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2024 Tony Nominations Complete List: HELL'S KITCHEN And STEREOPHONIC Lead The Way

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April 30, 2024

The nominees for the 2024 Tony Awards are being announced April 30 starting at 8:30 AM, and Theatrely is ready to bring you the latest as it rolls in.Eligible for the 2023-2024 season are 36 productions, with 15 musicals, 10 plays, six musical revivals, and five play revivals, all hoping to hear their name called this morning. The nominations are being revealed by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Renée Elise Goldsberry, live from the Sofitel Hotel in Midtown Manhattan.

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Broadway
Features

One Final Ride | An Exit Interview with Tony Winner Bonnie Milligan as She Say Goodbye to Aunt Debra in KIMBERLY AKIMBO

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April 28, 2024

Before Bonnie Milligan takes her final bow as Aunt Deb in Kimberly Akimbo today, I caught up with her backstage at the Booth Theatre to reflect on the last three years. Milligan has been with the much beloved musical since its inception and Off-Broadway run in the fall of 2021 and today she says goodbye. 

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Tony Awards
Features

JOCELYN BIOH Knows How To Keep Busy

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April 26, 2024

After a wildly successful run of Jaja’s African Hair Braiding at Manhattan Theatre Club on Broadway earlier this season, Jocelyn Bioh has been hard at work developing projects for the stage and screen, both big and small. Bioh’s plays have been seen on stages across New York with School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play, Nollywood Dreams, and Merry Wives at the Delacorte. She is currently writing for the upcoming Star Wars series The Alcolyte, the live screen film adaptation of the hit musical Once On This Island, as well as the book for the Broadway bound musical Goddess.

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Broadway
Reviews

Big Ol’ Fashioned Broadway Fun At THE GREAT GATSBY — Review

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April 25, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of The Great Gatsby starring Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada. Directed by Marc Bruni, the new adaptation is written by Kait Kerrigan, Jason Howland, and Nathan Tysen at the Broadway Theatre in New York City.

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Tony Awards
Features

“Only Historic Broadway Seasons For Me” — Director Danya Taymor On THE OUTSIDERS

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April 25, 2024

Theatrely sat down with director Danya Taymor of the The Outsiders on Broadway to discuss bringing the new musical to life

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Broadway
Reviews

A New CABARET For The Ages On Broadway — Review

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April 21, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of Cabaret directed by Rebecca Frecknall and now in performance at the August Wilson Theatre (Kit Kat Club). The production stars Eddie Redmayne, Gayle Rankin, and Bebe Neuwirth.

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Broadway
News

Kit Connor and Rachel Zegler To Lead ROMEO + JUIET On Broadway With Jack Antonoff Music This Fall

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April 16, 2024

Emmy Award winner Kit Connor of Heartstopper fame and Golden Globe winner Rachel Zegler will lead a new production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet, directed by Sam Gold, featuring music by Grammy Award winner Jack Antonoff and movement by Tony winner Sonya Tayeh. 

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Broadway
Reviews

THE OUTSIDERS Finds Greatness On Broadway — Review

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April 11, 2024

Theatrely's Broadway review of The Outsiders at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City. Directed by Danya Taymor and written by Adam Rapp, Justin Levine, and Jamestown Revival, this daring new work brings new life to S.E. Hinton's classic novel.

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Broadway
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Stephen Sondheim’s OLD FRIENDS and EUREKA DAY Set For Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club Next Season

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April 8, 2024

Bernadette Peters and Lea Salonga will return to Broadway in Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends at Manhattan Theatre Club, Plus Eureka Day and Vladimir are added to MTC's season

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On The Scene
Features

On The Scene: SUFFS Marches To Broadway First Preview

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April 1, 2024

Theatrely was on the scene at Suffs The Musical's first preview on Broadway

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Broadway
News

Trisha Paytas To Make Broadway Debut As Roxie In CHICAGO This Summer

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March 31, 2024

Trisha Paytas is headed to Broadway to star in Chicago The Musical, some news that could only come out on today's date!

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Broadway
News

Nicole Scherzinger Led SUNSET BLVD Will Begin This September At The St. James Theatre

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March 25, 2024

amie Lloyd’s much anticipated Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard will play the St. James Theatre, with preview performances beginning Saturday, September 28 ahead of a Sunday, October 20 opening night. 

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Broadway
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SPAMALOT Will Close On Broadway

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March 5, 2024

The Broadway revival of Spamalot is wrapping up sooner than expected. Its final performance at the St. James Theatre is set for Sunday, April 4, 2024. A national tour is set to launch in fall of 2025. 

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Social Media
Features

Breaking: Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber Tries Peanut Butter For First Time After 75 Years On Earth

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March 2, 2024

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber tries peanut butter for the first time in 75 years

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Concerts
Features

Andrew Barth Feldman On The Specialness of 13: THE MUSICAL

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March 1, 2024

Andrew Barth Feldman chats with Theatrely all about his one night only benefit concert of 13 The Musical

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Six Walked So FIVE Could Run (For President) — Review

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February 19, 2024

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Five The Parody Musical lovingly making fun of the women in President Donald Trump's Life

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Broadway
Features

On The Scene: THE NOTEBOOK Is Here On Broadway

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February 14, 2024

Theatrely was on the scene at The Notebook on Broadway at their first preview to see the new musical come to life.

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Industry
News

Broadway Ad Agency AKA Launches Theatre Influencer Cohort THE ARTS INSIDER

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January 30, 2024

Broadway advertising agency AKA launched The Arts Insider. A new content creator platform tailored specifically for the arts and entertainment enthusiasts, this announcement is the first of its kind for an industry historically behind the times in the digital space. Its members will have exclusive and inside access to Broadway shows, arts and culture institutions, destination-based entertainment and more to produce unique content for their followings, a total which equals over 6.2 million.

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Broadway
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Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada Set To Star In THE GREAT GATSBY On Broadway This Spring

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January 16, 2024

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby will open on Broadway starring Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada

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Music
Features

EXCLUSIVE Sneak Peek: Watch Julie Benko’s New Christmas Music Video

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December 16, 2023

Julie Benko has released her debut holiday EP Christmas With You, which is available now and streaming everywhere. We here at Theatrely have your first look at the new music video for “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” which will be released on December 18. 

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Broadway
Features

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Makes Me Believe In Broadway Once Again

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December 8, 2023

Go on the scene of the latest Broadway musical to open, How To Dance In Ohio at the Belasco Theatre.

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UK
Features

Cheers and Jeers: A Night At DIANA THE MUSICAL In London

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December 4, 2023

Theatrely's Editor-in-Chief Kobi Kassal traveled to London to experience a one night only concert of Diana The Musical starring Kerry Ellis, Maiya Quansah-Breed, Alice Fearn, Denise Welch, Andy Coxon and more.

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Broadway
News

TAMMY FAYE Will Hit Broadway In The 2024-2025 Season

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November 17, 2023

This morning it was announced that the Almeida Theatre production of Tammy Faye will premiere at a Nederlander Theatre on Broadway in the 2024-2025 season. With music by Elton John and lyrics by Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears, Tammy Faye features a book by James Graham and will be directed by Olivier Award-winner Rupert Goold. 

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On The Scene
Features

On The Scene: SPAMALOT Is Back On Broadway

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November 15, 2023

Spamalot is now in performances on Broadway starring Christopher Fitzgerald as Patsy, James Monroe Iglehart as King Arthur, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer as The Lady of the Lake, Ethan Slater as The Historian/Prince Herbert, Jimmy Smagula as Sir Bedevere, Michael Urie as Sir Robin Taran Killam as Lancelot, and Nik Walker as Sir Galahad.

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Music
News

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG’s New Broadway Cast Recording Drops Tonight

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November 14, 2023

Surprise! Sony Masterworks Broadway will release the digital version of the new Broadway cast recording of Merrily We Roll Along by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth in just a few hours. The digital release will be available tonight, November 15, 2023 at 12:01AM ET. The physical CD is set for release on January 12, 2024. The musical features Daniel Radcliffe as Charley Kringas, Jonathan Groff as Franklin Shepard, and Lindsay Mendez as Mary Flynn

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Broadway
News

Steve Carell, William Jackson Harper, Jayne Houdyshell, More Announced For UNCLE VANYA On Broadway

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November 14, 2023

Initial casting for Heidi Schreck’s new translation of Uncle Vanya has been announced and it’s a doozy! The all-star company will include Steve Carell as Vanya, in his Broadway debut, William Jackson Harper as Astrov, Jayne Houdyshell as Mama Voinitski, Mia Katigbak as Marina, Alfred Molina as Alexander Serabryakov, Alison Pill as Sonya, and Anika Noni Rose as Yelena.

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Broadway
News

Michael Imperioli Will Join Jeremy Strong in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE On Broadway, Brad Pitt Joins As Producer

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November 14, 2023

Directed by Tony Winner Sam Gold, Keremy Strong and Michael Imperioli will star in An Enemy Of The People on Broadway.

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Broadway
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HERE LIES LOVE Will Close On Broadway

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November 7, 2023

Here Lies Love will be closing its doors later this month. The show will play its final performance at the Broadway Theatre on Sunday, November 26. At the time of closing, Here Lies Love will have played 33 previews and 149 regular performances. 

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On The Scene
Features

ON THE SCENE: Sondheim’s THE FROGS From MasterVoices, Back After 20 Years

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Kobi Kassal

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November 6, 2023

Theatrely was on the scene at MasterVoice's concert production of Stephen Sondheim's The Frogs starring Nathan Lane in New York City.

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Broadway
News

Grant Gustin and Isabella McCalla To Lead WATER FOR ELEPHANTS On Broadway, Additional Cast Announced

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November 3, 2023

Principal casting was announced for the previously announced Water For Elephants. The cast will be led by Grant Gustin making his Broadway debut, Isabelle McCalla, Gregg Edelman, Paul Alexander Nolan, Stan Brown, Joe De Paul, Sara Gettelfinger and Wade McCollum. 

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Music
Features

Listen to ‘Little Drummer Girl’ From Stephanie J. Block’s MERRY CHRISTMAS, DARLING Before Album Drops

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November 2, 2023

Theatrely has an exclusive first listen to “Little Drummer Girl” from Stephanie J. Block’s debut holiday album Merry Christmas, Darling, which will be available tomorrow on CD and on digital and streaming platforms. 

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Music
Features

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Watch T.3’s Debut Single DILLY DILLY

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Kobi Kassal

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November 1, 2023

If you have been on TikTok at any point in the past few years, there is a high chance you have seen a clip of T.3, the vocal trio featuring Liam Fennecken, Jim Hogan, and Brendan Jacob Smith. To preview their upcoming EP Option Up, the group has debuted their single “Dilly Dilly” and Theatrely has the exclusive first look at the new video. 

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Broadway
News

Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster Join SWEENEY TODD On Broadway This February

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October 31, 2023

This morning it was announced that Aaron Tveit will star as Sweeney Todd and Sutton Foster will star as Mrs. Lovett in the Tony-nominated revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Hugh Wheeler, the revival is directed by Thomas Kail. 

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Broadway
News

LEMPICKA Is Headed To Broadway This Spring

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October 30, 2023

Lempicka, the gorgeous new musical celebrating the true story of renowned artist Tamara de Lempicka, will open on Broadway this spring at the Longacre Theatre. Eden Espinosa, who originated the titular role in critically acclaimed performances at Williamstown Theatre Festival and La Jolla Playhouse, will star in the production

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Broadway
News

OUR TOWN Is Headed To Broadway Next Fall, Kenny Leon Set To Direct

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October 27, 2023

Next fall, Tony-winner Kenny Leon who directed Purlie Victorious which is now playing at the Music Box Theatre, will direct Thornton Wilder’s Our Town. This will mark the first time the classic American play will be on Broadway since its last revival at the Booth Theatre in 2002, and its fifth Broadway revival. 

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Broadway
News

Joy Woods, Ryan Vasquez, John Cardoza, More Set For THE NOTEBOOK On Broadway

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October 27, 2023

We have casting for the upcoming new musical The Notebook, based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the film. Portraying Allie and Noah across their lifetimes are Jordan Tyson as Younger Allie, Joy Woods as Middle Allie, and Tony-winner Maryann Plunkett as Older Allie; John Cardoza as Younger Noah, Ryan Vasquez as Middle Noah, and Dorian Harewood as Older Noah

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Broadway
News

THE WHO’S TOMMY Is Headed To Broadway This Spring

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October 26, 2023

The Who’s TOMMY will open on Broadway this spring at the Nederlander Theatre. More than 30 years after the original production, Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff’s beloved tale will begin performances on March 8, 2024, before an official opening night on March 28, 2024.

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Broadway
Features

A HERE LIES LOVE Superfan On Her Love Of The Show

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October 24, 2023

We all have those shows we connect with and love, and for Aaliyah Elbert that is Here Lies Love — the immersive musical experience changing the game on Broadway. Following the rise and fall of Imeda Marcos and how she used her fame and power throughout her husband’s regime in the Phillippines. From David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, and directed by Alex Timbers, Here Lies Love is one of the most unique experiences you can have in New York right now. 

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Broadway
News

Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin Will Star In CABARET On Broadway

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October 23, 2023

This morning, it was announced that Eddie Redmayne will return to the Kit Kat Club and reprise his Olivier Award-winning performance as The Emcee in Cabaret when it returns to Broadway this April. Gayle Rankin will star as the toast of Mayfair Sally Bowles in the new production directed by Olivier Award winner Rebecca Frecknall.

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Broadway
News

Elle Fanning Joins APPROPRIATE On Broadway

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October 20, 2023

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Appropriate is shaping up to be the performance of the fall. This morning, it was announced that Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Elle Fanning will make her Broadway debut in the production, directed by Lila Neugebauer.

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Getting Ready With...
Features

WATCH: Krystal Joy Brown Gets Ready for MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Red Carpet Celebration

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October 17, 2023

It’s a hit! Join Krystal Joy Brown as she prepares for the red carpet celebration of Merrily We Roll Along here on Broadway. Theatrely vlogged her day, in the latest entry of our Get Ready With Me series.

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Industry
News

Gloria Estefan Working On New Musical FIVE NOTES

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October 12, 2023

Gloria Estefan announced on her Instagram recently that she is writing the music and lyrics with her daughter Emily Estefan for a new musical called Five Notes. Karen Zacarías will pen the new production that is to be directed by Tony-nominated Michael Grief.

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Broadway
News

Jordan Fisher Joins HADESTOWN On Broadway As Orpheus

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October 10, 2023

Jordan Fisher will join Hadestown as Orpheus beginning November 20, 2023. Best known for his roles in the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Teen Beach Movie franchises as well as his Broadway turns in Sweeney Todd, Dear Evan Hansen, and Hamilton, Fisher succeeds original cast member Reeve Carney who will depart the production on November 19.

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Industry
News

The Kilroys Returns With The List, Now THE WEB

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October 10, 2023

LA and NYC-based playwright, director, producer collective The Kilroys are back with their annual List, but are changing things up this time around. After almost a decade of creating The List as a tool for producers committed to ending the systemic underrepresentation of women, trans, and non-binary playwrights in the American theater.

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Broadway
Reviews

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, A Spectacular Broadway Feast — Review

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October 10, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of Merrily We Roll Along by Stephen Sondheim starring Daniel Radcliffe, Lindsay Mendez, and Jonathan Groff, now in performance at the Hudson Theatre in New York City.

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Tony Awards
News

77th Annual Tony Awards Headed To Lincoln Center This Year

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October 4, 2023

CBS will present The 77th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 16, 2024. The telecast will be broadcast live from the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, after being held at the United Palace in Washington Heights earlier this year.

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UK
News

MEANS GIRLS Is Headed To London Next Summer

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October 3, 2023

Mean Girls is finally headed to London next summer after many years of speculation on its trans-atlantic journey. The smash hit musical will make its West End debut at the Savoy Theatre beginning in June of 2024. 

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Broadway
Features

Go Backstage With Ruthie Ann Miles at SWEENEY TOOD | Photo Journal

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September 28, 2023

Go backstage with Tony Winner Ruthie Ann Miles as she prepares to go on in Sweeney Todd.

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Chicago
News

Jasmine Amy Rogers, Erich Bergen, Faith Prince, and More Join BOOP! THE BETTY BOOP MUSICAL

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September 28, 2023

Cast has been announced for BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical including Erich Bergen, Stephen DeRosa, Faith Prince, and Jasmine Amy Rogers as Betty Boop!

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Fall Preview 2023
Features

Making I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE For Today, Off-Broadway

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September 14, 2023

An all-star cast is coming together at Classic Stage Company for I Can Get It For You Wholesale

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Fall Preview 2023
Features

Krystal Joy Brown On Finding The Heart In MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG

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September 14, 2023

Krystal Joy Brown stars in Merrily We Roll Along with Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, and Lindsay Mendez on Broadway this fall

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Fall Preview 2023
Features

Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada Are Bringing THE GREAT GATSBY To Life

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Kobi Kassal

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September 14, 2023

Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada star in The Great Gatsby at Paper Mill Playhouse this fall.

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Fall Preview 2023
Features

Conor Tague and Amelia Fei On HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO’s Broadway Journey

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September 14, 2023

Conor Tague and Amelia Fei star in How To Dance in Ohio on Broadway this fall.

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Fall Preview 2023
Features

Sierra Boggess and Julie Benko On Bringing HARMONY To Broadway

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September 14, 2023

Sierra Boggess and Julie Benko star in Harmony on Broadway this fall.

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Fall Preview 2023
Features

Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer and Nik Walker On Bringing Musical Theatre Comedy Back To Broadway In SPAMALOT

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September 14, 2023

Nik Walker and Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer star in Spamalot on Broadway this fall!

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Regional
Features

Michael Urie, Dan Brown, and Hannah Cruz on Bringing THE DA VINCI CODE To Life On Stage

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September 10, 2023

Author Dan Brown, Michael Urie, and Hannah Cruz discuss bringing The Da Vinci Code to the stage in a new play at Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine

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Cabaret

Santino Fontana Returns to 54 Below

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September 8, 2023

Santino Fontana returns to 54 Below with his solo show in New York City.

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On Screen
Features

Tony Winner Matthew López on Bringing RED, WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE To The Screen

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August 11, 2023

Matthew López talks to Theatrely about directing and adapting Red, White and Royal Blue for Amazon, as well as Some Like It Hot on Broadway

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Off-Broadway
News

Matthew Broderick, J. Smith-Cameron, Victor Garber, More Join LOVE LETTERS At Irish Rep

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August 11, 2023

Irish Repertory Theatre will present an encore run of Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, directed by Ciarán O’Reilly, following sold-out performances this past spring. The encore run will take place this fall, featuring five performances with returning star, Matthew Broderick, Talia Balsam; J. Smith-Cameron and Victor Garber; Brooke Shields and John Slattery.

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Broadway
News

James Monroe Iglehart, Ethan Slater, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, More Join SPAMALOT on Broadway

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August 9, 2023

Spamalot is headed back to Broadway this fall and the company will include Christopher Fitzgerald as Patsy, Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart as King Arthur, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer as The Lady of the Lake, Tony Award nominee Ethan Slater as The Historian/Prince Herbert, Jimmy Smagula as Sir Bedevere, Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie as Sir Robin and Nik Walker as Sir Galahad.

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Broadway
News

Angelina Jolie Joins Producing Team of Broadway-Aimed THE OUTSIDERS

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August 9, 2023

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie has joined the Broadway-bound musical adaptation of The Outsiders as a lead producer. Based on the classic novel by S.E. Hinton and Francis Ford Coppola’s film of the same name, the new musical will announce plans for Broadway soon.

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Broadway
Reviews

BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL Soars — Review

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August 3, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of Back To The Future now playing at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City.

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Off-Broadway
Reviews

Move Over Bull, It's The Dog’s Time To Shine in TOROS — Review

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August 1, 2023

Theatrely's Off-Broadway review of Toros by Danny Tejera, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. The play features Frank Wood, Juan Castano, Abubakr Ali, and b.

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Boston
Features

A Conversation: Christopher Mannelli Joins THE HUNTINGTON As New Executive Director

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July 27, 2023

Christoper Mannelli joins the Huntington Theatre Company as the new Executive Director after seven years at Geva Theatre Center.

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On The Scene
Features

On The Scene: THE SHARK IS BROKEN’s First Preview On Broadway

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July 26, 2023

Theatrely was on the scene at The Shark Is Broken's first preview on Broadway. This comedic play is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Jaws.

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Broadway
News

NEW YORK, NEW YORK Will Close On Broadway

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July 23, 2023

The Broadway premiere of New York, New York is closing up shop a bit quicker than anticipated. The show will play its final performance at the St. James Theatre on Sunday, July 30. At time of closing, New York, New York will have played 33 previews and 110 performances. 

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Off-Broadway
News

Ben Platt, LaChanze, More Performances Announced for Perelman Performing Arts Center

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July 18, 2023

The Perelman Performing Arts Center in New York City will present Downtown Sessions, a new intimate concert series with LaChanze on October 1, Ben Platt on October 7, and the previous announced Brian Stokes Mitchell on October 5. 

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Broadway
News

Willkommen! Acclaimed London Revival of CABARET Will Play Broadway This Spring

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July 11, 2023

The much acclaimed London revival of Cabaret will premiere on Broadway next Spring at the August Wilson Theatre. The beloved Kander & Ebb musical of 1930s Berlin has been wowing West End audiences since late 2021 and now American audiences will get to experience the glamor of the Kit Kat Club. 

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Off-Broadway
News

Jackie Burns Joins TITANIQUE As Céline Dion

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July 5, 2023

Jackie Burns will step into the role of Céline Dion in Titanique off-Broadway beginning July 18, 2023 in New York City.

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On The Scene
Features

On The Scene: BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL’s First Preview

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July 1, 2023

Go On The Scene to Back to the Future: The Musical's first preview on Broadway starring Roger Bart and Casey Likes.

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Broadway
News

LIFE OF PI Sets Final Performance On Broadway

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June 20, 2023

The Broadway production of Life of Pi will close July 23 playing its final show at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre after 133 performances and 22 previews.

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Broadway
News

Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins’ APPROPRIATE and A New Play By Paula Vogel Will Play Broadway This Season From Second Stage

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June 15, 2023

Second Stage Theater has announced initial productions for its upcoming 45th Anniversary Season, including works by Jen Silverman, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, and Paula Vogel.

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Tony Awards
News

A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, FUNNY GIRL, Joaquina Kalukango and More Will Perform At 76th Annual Tony Awards

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June 8, 2023

The casts of all Tony Award nominated best musicals and revivals, including Camelot, Into The Woods, & Juliet, Kimberly Akimbo, New York, New York, Parade, Shucked, Some Like It Hot and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

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Tony Awards
Features

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE: Kimberly Akimbo's Bonnie Milligan

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May 31, 2023

Our top seven favorite Bonnie Milligan videos on the internet

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New York
News

Sutton Foster in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, JELLY’S LAST JAM, TITANIC, PAL JOEY and more at NEW YORK CITY CENTER

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May 31, 2023

Today, it has been announced that for Encores! 30th Season will include three trailblazing musicals in the American canon. Once Upon A Mattress starring Sutton Foster, Jelly’s Last Jam, and Titanic will complete the lineup for Encores! Artistic Director Lear deBessonet’s next season. City Center has also announced a brand-new adaptation of Rodgers and Hart’s Pal Joey reconceived by Savion Glover and Tony Goldwyn for its Gala starring Ephraim Sykes, Loretta Devine, Jeb Brown, Aisha Jackson, Elizabeth Stanley, and Brooks Ashmanskas.

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Books
Features

READ: An Excerpt From Sean Hayes Debut YA Novel TIME OUT

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May 29, 2023

An except from Time Out written by Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner and Carlyn Greenwald, published by Simon and Schuster.

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Industry
News

Kara Lindsay, Beth Malone, More Set For GENIUS: A NEW MUSICAL COMEDY Staged Reading

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May 12, 2023

Ogunquit Playhouse announced a staged reading for GENIUS: A New Musical Comedy, which will be held on Friday, May 19. Based on the novel by Patrick Dennis with a book by Michael Heitzman and Ilene Reid, music and lyrics by Ilene Reid, the musical will be directed by Heitzman. Incidental lyrics enhanced with Spanish translation are by Jaime Lozano.

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Broadway
News

Jeremy Strong Will Lead AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE On Broadway

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May 12, 2023

Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor Jeremy Strong will star in a new Broadway production of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy Of The People, featuring a new adaptation by 2023 Tony Award Nominee Amy Herzog, directed by Tony Award-winner Sam Gold.

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Industry
News

Alan Menken, James Lapine, Nell Benjamin Are Hard At Work On A NANCY DREW Musical

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May 11, 2023

Nancy Drew is headed to the stage in a new musical by Alan Menken and Nell Benjamin

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Broadway
Features

Andrew Burnap on CAMELOT

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May 9, 2023

Theatrely chats with Andrew Burnap who is currently starring as King Arthur eight times at week on Broadway in Camelot.

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On Screen
News

WAITRESS Pro Shot To Premiere At 2023 Tribeca Film Festival

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April 18, 2023

After much wait, and a few cryptic tweets that sent theatre fans into a dizzy, it was announced that Sara Bareilles' Waitress, The Musical - Live On Broadway! will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival running from June 7 - 18, 2023 here in New York City.

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Broadway
Reviews

BOB FOSSE’S DANCIN’: Dance 10, Plot 3 — Review

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March 19, 2023

Theatrely's Broadway review of Bob Fosse's Dancin' which opened its first revival today at the Music Box in New York City directed by original cast member Wayne Cilento.

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Broadway
Reviews

The Humanity of PARADE On Full Display — Review 

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March 16, 2023

The Jason Robert Brown musical, starring Ben Platt and Michaela Diamond, is currently playing at the Jacobs Theatre.

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Awards
Features

Broadway Hits The 2023 Oscars Red Carpet

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March 12, 2023

Broadway's biggest stars walk the red carpet of the 95th Annual Academy Awards

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Regional
Reviews

THE OUTSIDERS in California, A Gripping Adaptation — Review

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March 6, 2023

Theatrely's review of The Outsiders based on S.E. Hinton's novel. Now at La Jolla Playhouse before Broadway, the musical is written by Adam Rapp with music and lyrics by Jamestown Revival and Justin Levine.

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Regional
Reviews

HERCULES Has Just Enough Strength to Match Its Heart — Review

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March 2, 2023

Hercules is now in performance at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey, through March 19.

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Interview
Features

Kristina Wong On Winning A Life-Changing Award and Our Hearts

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February 14, 2023

Kristina Wong talks Kristina Wong Sweatshop Overlord at Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles and the Doris Duke Artists Awards with Theatrely

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Tony Awards
News

Tony Awards Announce First Round of Eligibility for 2022-2023 Season

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February 1, 2023

After months of waiting with bated breath, the Tony Awards Administration Committee met yesterday to confirm the eligibility status of twenty Broadway productions for the 2022-2023 season. This was the first time this season that the Tony Awards Administration Committee met to decide the eligibility for the 76th Annual Tony Awards. 

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Broadway
News

Leslie Odom, Jr. Set To Return To Broadway In PURLIE VICTORIOUS: A NON-CONFEDERATE ROMP THROUGH THE COTTON PATCH

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February 1, 2023

Tony and Grammy Award winner and Academy and Emmy Award nominee Leslie Odom, Jr. will star in a new Broadway production of the classic American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by Ossie Davis. Purlie Victorious will be staged by Tony-winner Kenny Leon who directed both Ohio State Murders and Topdog/Underdog earlier this season. This production which is currently scheduled to begin in late summer 2023 will mark Odom’s return to Broadway after winning the Tony for his legendary performance as “Aaron Burr” in Hamilton.

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