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Off-Broadway
Reviews

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

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Kobi Kassal

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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
News

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

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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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
News

HERE LIES LOVE Will Close On Broadway

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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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Kobi Kassal

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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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National Tour
News

PETER PAN Will Head Out On National Tour in 2024

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Kobi Kassal

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January 31, 2023

It’s time to pack your bags for Neverland! An all-new production of the Tony-winning classic Peter Pan will premiere at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in Saint Paul, MN this December before launching a national tour in February 2024 at the Hippodrome in Baltimore, MD. 

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Broadway
News

Grey Henson, More Set To Join SHUCKED On Broadway

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Kobi Kassal

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January 29, 2023

Tony nominee Grey Henson will join the company of Shucked as a Storyteller when the new musical begins previews on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre on March 8, 2023. The musical features a book by Tony winner Robert Horn (Tootsie), a score by Grammy winners Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally.

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Broadway
News

McKenzie Kurtz Will Join WICKED on Broadway as Glinda

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Kobi Kassal

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January 13, 2023

McKenzie Kurtz is set to join the Broadway company of Wicked as Glinda beginning Tuesday, February 14. The Jimmy Award and University of Michigan alum was recently seen as Anna in Frozen on Broadway and the North American Tour, Penelope in Trading Places, and the Star-to-Be in “Annie Live!” On NBC.

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Broadway
News

OHIO STATE MURDERS Will Close Early on Broadway

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Kobi Kassal

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January 5, 2023

At the end of its run, Ohio State Murders will have played 29 previews and 39 performances. It stars Audra McDonald as a writer returning to her alma mater.

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Broadway
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AIN’T NO MO’ Extends On Broadway, New Closing Date Announced

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December 15, 2022

The Broadway production of Ain’t No Mo’ is set to extend for an additional seven performances and now close on Friday, December 23, 2022 at the Belasco Theatre. Following sold-out crowds and a social campaign to #SaveAintNoMo, the production, which is written by and stars Jordan E. Cooper, will now at time of closing played 22 previews and 29 performance. 

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Broadway
Features

Celebrate ALMOST FAMOUS Opening Night on Broadway | Photo Journal 

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November 4, 2022

The musical opened November 3 at the Jacobs Theatre after beginning previews October 3. It stars Solea Pfeiffer, Chris Wood, Drew Gehling, Casey Likes, and more.

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New York
Reviews

A PARADE For Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow — Review

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November 2, 2022

Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry’s musical is playing at New York City Center through November 6.

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Off-Broadway
News

KINKY BOOTS Will Close Off-Broadway 

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November 1, 2022

The Tony- and Olivier-winning musical, will play its final performance Off-Broadway at Stage 42 after opening over the summer,

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Broadway
Features

See Lea Michele and Tovah Feldshuh Take Their First Bow in FUNNY GIRL | Photo Journal

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September 7, 2022

Lea Michele and Tovah Feldshuh take their first bow in Funny Girl on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City.

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Awards
News

Broadway’s Big Wins at 2022 Creative Arts Emmys

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September 5, 2022

Winners include Nathan Lane, Laurie Metcalf, Colman Domingo, Cinco Paul of Schmigadoon and more!

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Off-Broadway
News

Tonya Pinkins Will Lead A RAISIN IN THE SUN

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August 22, 2022

The Robert O'Hara production of the American classic by Lorraine Hansberry will begin later next month.

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Music
Features

7 Grooviest Broadway Songs on Skates 

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August 17, 2022

Celebrate the debut of Discoasis this summer at the Wollman Rink in Central Park with some of the best Broadway songs that take place on wheels, like Xanadu, Starlight Express, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

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New York
Reviews

LEGERDEMAIN Marvels Downtown

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August 11, 2022

A new intimate parlor show from the minds of Jonathan Levit and Benjamin Schrader is now running in the East Village of New York.

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Boston
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Casting Set for SING STREET’s Boston Run

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July 20, 2022

We Just Can’t Get Enough! Sing Street is about to open at the Huntington’s Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA in Boston next month and we finally have the cast. Directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman and choreography by Tony winner Sonya Tayeh, Sing Street features a book from Enda Walsh, with music and lyrics by Gary Clark and Carney. It is set to run August 26 to October 2, 2022. 

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New York
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BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK Returns This August

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July 18, 2022

One of New York’s most beloved events is returning this year to bring some Broadway joy to the park. Now in its 22nd year, Broadway in Bryant Park is back to bring performances from all over the Rialto for some free lunchtime fun. Taking place every Thursday in August starting at 11am, the annual presentation will include special performances from A Strange Loop, SIX, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Phantom of the Opera, Come From Away, Hadestown, and more. Don’t forget your lawn chairs, seating is first come, first serve. 

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Broadway
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MR. SATURDAY NIGHT Will Close on Broadway

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July 18, 2022

The Broadway premiere of Mr. Saturday Night will conclude its run at the Nederlander Theatre on September 4, 2022.

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Day Off Diary
Features

Day Off Diary: A STRANGE LOOP’s John-Michael Lyles

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June 6, 2022

This week, we caught up with John-Michael Lyles from A Strange Loop to spend an afternoon with him.

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Cabaret
News

Erika Henningsen set for WRAPPED at Green Room 42

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June 1, 2022

We all check it at the end of the year, our Spotify Wrapped that is. And now, a host of NYC’s best talent is teaming together for Wrapped, a narrative cabaret featuring eclectic original covers from the Spotify playlists of the incredible and talented lineup. Mean Girls alum Erika Henningsen joins the new cabaret this Saturday, June 4 at 9:30pm at The Green Room 42, both in-person and digitally streaming.

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Broadway
News

THE MINUTES Raises Over $80k For SAVE THE CHILDREN’S Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund

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May 27, 2022

Steppenwolf’s production of The Minutes, which has recently been nominated for Best Play at this year’s upcoming Tony Awards, has raised $83,530 as of today in support of Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund. Founded more than a century ago, Save the Children is a global humanitarian organization that has grown to help and care for children around the world.

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Cabaret
News

Liz Callaway, Amanda Jane Cooper, and More Join 54 Celebrates Hear Your Song

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May 11, 2022

Some of our Broadway favorites are teaming up on Thursday, May 12th at 7pm for 54 Celebrates Hear Your Song: Broadway Stars Sing Songs By Kids at 54 Below. This one night only benefit concert supports Hear Your Song, a national nonprofit offering kid-driven programming to children and teens living with serious illnesses and complex health needs.

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Broadway
Reviews

A FUNNY GIRL For Today — Review

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April 24, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Funny Girl, directed by Michael Mayer, with music by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City. The musical stars Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch, Jared Grimes, and a talented ensemble. Harvey Fierstein contributed the the book rewrites.

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Day Off Diary
Features

Day Off Diary: SUFFS’ Hannah Cruz

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April 19, 2022

For many performers, after a long 8-show week, their one day off is time to rest and recharge. This week, we caught up with Hannah Cruz from Suffs to spend an afternoon with her. Get to know a bit more about Hannah in her #DayOffDiary.

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Broadway
Reviews

THE MINUTES Arrives on Broadway Just in Time — Review

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April 17, 2022

Theatrely's Broadway review of Tracy Letts' The Minutes directed by Anna D. Shapiro now playing at Studio 54 in New York City. The play stars Letts, Noah Reid, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Blair Brown, Ian Barford, Jeff Still, Danny McCarthy, K. Todd Freeman, and Cliff Chamberlain.

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Broadway
Features

Go On The Scene of BEETLEJUICE’s Reopening Night | Photo Journal

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April 9, 2022

The Ghost-with-the-Most is officially back in town! Last night, Beetlejuice reopened on Broadway now at the Marquis Theatre. Directed by Alex Timbers and based off the beloved Tim Burton film, the musical follows our favorite stripe wearing demon as he haunts those living and deceased while trying to get to the Netherworld.

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Off-Broadway
News

KINKY BOOTS Will Return Off-Broadway This Summer

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April 7, 2022

The Tony Award-winning hit musical Kinky Boots will return to the New York stage this summer for a limited engagement Off-Broadway at Stage 42. With music by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell, performances are set to begin on July 26, 2022 with an official opening night on August 25, 2022.

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