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Virtual
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Phillipa Soo on Audible's THE STAND-IN and Representation

Phillipa Soo, the actor best known for her work in musical favorites like Hamilton and Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, has lent her Tony-nominated vocals to a more intimate avenue. In The Stand-In, an Audible Original by Lily Chu, she narrates and performs the story of Gracie, a Chinese-Canadian woman who becomes a Chinese star’s secret body double after a series of mistaken identities.

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Off-Broadway
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An Exploration of BLINDNESS During its Final Week of Performances

We spoke with director Walter Meierjohann on bringing Blindness to New York City at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

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Meg Masseron

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May 8, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND… SCENE! Lillias White’s Parade

In this week's column, Juan dives into Tony Winner Lillias White and all of her roles from Dreamgrils to Hercules.

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May 8, 2021

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Interview
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Rema Webb and Shariffa Ali Welcome Audiences Back with Billie Holiday At The Cape Playhouse

Rema Webb plays the role that famously won Audra McDonald her sixth Tony in a production of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, directed by Shariffa Ali that is now open at the Cape Playhouse.

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July 16, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND… SCENE! Who is Flying Me Out To See ANYTHING GOES?

Will Anything Goes even be understood by Gen Z? Juan is READY to fly to London and see Sutton Foster as Reno Sweeney and talks all about it in his latest And Scene!

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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SCHMIGADOON!'s Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ann Harada, and Cinco Paul Talk Musical Comedy and Pie

I recently caught up with members of the Schmigadoon! team including showrunner and co-creator Cinco Paul, Tony Award-nominee Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, and Ann Harada to learn more about the hilarious new series, and what they might include in their own auction picnic basket.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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On Screen
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ZOLA Opens With A Gaggle of Stars From The Stage

The tweet heard around the world on October 27, 2015, was the start of an absolutely wild, stranger than fiction epic of one dancer (A’Ziah-Monae King, aka ZOLA) that has now been turned into a major motion picture thanks to A24 from writer-director Janicza Bravo and playwright Jeremy O. Harris. 

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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On Screen
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John Benjamin Hickey on SUBLET and Gay Representation

John Benjamin Hickey recently starred in Sublet, a film by Yossi & Jagger director Eytan Fox about a gay travel writer who strikes up a friendship with the young owner of the Tel Aviv apartment he rents for an assignment.

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May 8, 2021

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New York
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CO/LAB Turns 10...And Is Only Getting Started

The New York City-based organization dedicated to providing individuals with developmental disabilities a space in the theatre arts celebrated its 10th anniversary with a virtual festival and benefit. The 10th anniversary celebrations focused on honoring CO/LAB’s past and present accomplishments as well as looking into the future.

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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May 8, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND...SCENE! Sweet, Sweet, Charity

In this week's AND...SCENE!, Juan talks more about Sweet Charity.

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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Krysta Rodriguez Talks Liza Minnelli and Messy Women

Krysta Rodriguez has spent much of her career playing ambitious, off-beat women. From Wednesday Addams, to Ilse in Spring Awakening, and Megara in the Public’s Hercules, her characters have often reflected her own scrappy, can-do spirit.In the Netflix miniseries Halston, about the fashion trailblazer’s life, she has found a perfect match playing Liza Minnelli. The EGOT recipient was a close friend of the fashion icon, and their Studio 54-heavy lifestyles closely mirrored each other in their highly publicized mix of brilliance and self-destruction.

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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REVOLUTION RENT Brings America to Cuba and Back Again

Revolution Rent airs on HBO and HBO Max on June 15. We spoke with Andy Señor Jr. on how the film came to be.

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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IN THE HEIGHTS’ Daphne Rubin-Vega on the Power of Representation

Theatre royalty Daphne Rubin-Vega stars in IN THE HEIGHTS, we caught up with Rubin-Vega via Zoom to talk about her career, and why she thinks the film is a landmark for movie musicals and Latinx representation. 

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May 8, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND... SCENE! Suddenly Screaming

In this week's AND...SCENE!, Juan dives deep into stanning a new diva, the one and only Ellen Greene!

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May 8, 2021

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Virtual
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THE NICETIES Finds Focus in New Virtual Production

The Niceties, Eleanor Burgess’s play about the explosive fallout between a white American History professor and one of her Black students, is now a free, online production.

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May 8, 2021

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New York
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Alex Birsh Talks GLIMMER OF LIGHT, Live Concert at Radial Park

New York is all abuzz with Pride festivities this June. We sat down with Alex Birsh, Vice President and COO of Playbill, to talk about their first live, in-person production at Radial Park.

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Zack Reiser

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May 8, 2021

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Broadway
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No News, No Dues: March on Broadway Tackles Inherent Issues with Equity and Inclusion in the Theatre Industry

Just 15 days following The Hollywood Reporter’s groundbreaking expose on the abusive behaviors and actions of Broadway producer Scott Rudin, hundreds attended the March on Broadway. This protest was not a direct response to the Rudin reports, but rather a culmination of conversations that have been brewing throughout the Broadway shutdown

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Meg Masseron

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May 8, 2021

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New York
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PHOTOS: Hundreds Advocate Change at The MARCH ON BROADWAY

Earlier today, hundreds took to the streets of New York to demand accountability within the theatre industry. Organized by Courtney Daniels and Nattalyee Randall, the march advocated for change and greater protection from Actor’s Equity as well as to protest producer Scott Rudin’s actions and call for his removal from the Broadway League.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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New York
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THE DRAMA BOOK SHOP is Reopening! Thomas Kail and David Korins Chat The Importance of This New York Landmark

The Drama Book Shop—a storied purveyor of scripts and other theatre-related products—will open its doors in a new location on West 39th Street. Owners Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail, lead producer Jeffrey Seller, and theatre-owner James L. Nederlander are excited to share it with New York once more.

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May 8, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND… SCENE! Orville Peck, Born His Way

It is almost entirely confirmed that Orville Peck was in the cast of Peter Pan Goes Wrong on the West End and possibly other stage shows.

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May 8, 2021

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Interview
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A Chat with DEAR MULTI-HYPHENATE’s Michael Kushner

In Michael Kushner’s Dear Multi-Hyphanate, he chats with artists and explores the many facets of show business. From Alex Wyse to Brad Oscar to Rachel Brosnahan, he runs the gambit with his guests and they explore all that is multi-hyphenation.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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New York
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Vincent Van Gogh’s Vision Prevails Through the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit at Pier 36

As New York City enters its long anticipated reopening phase, it seems fitting that the first large-scale art attraction to welcome visitors is the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit at Pier 36 in Manhattan. 

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Meg Masseron

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May 8, 2021

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Industry
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MARQUEE DIGITAL is Changing Theatre One Program At A Time

Marquee Digital––a paperless alternative to print theatre programs––has the potential to revolutionize the way we engage with the performing arts. 

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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Ran Xia on Bringing PROMETHEUS BOUND Into 2021

Prometheus Bound is a story that has been adapted many times in it’s 3,000 year history. Theatrely recently sat down with Ran Xia, director of a new film adaptation for The Tank to talk about why this story still holds relevance today.

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Zack Reiser

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May 8, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND… SCENE! Everybody’s Disappointed About Jamie (and Evan)

Earlier this week, Amazon announced that the film adaptation of "Everybody's Talking About Jamie" is headed to their streaming service, and Juan A. Ramirez has some thoughts in this week's AND...SCENE!

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May 8, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND… SCENE! Who’s Gonna Rouge Their Knees in September?

It's dream casting season now baby...In this week's AND...SCENE! Juan ponders who might be in Chicago once it reopens in New York City this September.

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May 8, 2021

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Music
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Lewis Flinn Aims to Bring Joy with THE CURTAIN CALL MIXES

Composer Lewis Flinn reflected on the joy that happens in that moment, and compiled an album of his favorite curtain call cues he has written.

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Zack Reiser

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May 8, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND...SCENE! Anything Went

Juan dives deep into his obsession of Sutton Foster and explores her new pre-recorded concert special "Bring Me to Light" at New York City Center in this week's AND...SCENE!

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May 8, 2021

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Broadway
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A Chat with Broadway's Cheyenne Jackson

We spoke with Cheyenne Jackson about coming to Boston for the first time and singing at the historic Emerson Colonial theatre for a one night only concert with Seth Rudetsky.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Features

A Chat with the Daughters of We All Fall Down - Dana Stern & Liba Vaynberg

Lara McCallister recently sat down with Dana Stern and Liba Vaynberg who currently star in Lila Rose Kaplan’s world premiere We All Fall Down at the Huntington Theatre Company.

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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Kevin Chamberlin Talks THE PROM on Netflix, SEUSSICAL’s 20th Anniversary, Going Viral on TikTok and More!

From Horton The Elephant in "Seussical" to Uncle Fester in "The Addams Family" to Bertram on Disney Channel’s "Jessie", Chamberlin has established himself as a well rounded performer. In "The Prom", Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of the 2018 Broadway comedy premiering December 11 on Netflix, the 57 year-old actor assumes the role of publicist extraordinaire Sheldon Saperstein as he joins a starry cast that includes Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, and James Corden.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND… SCENE! The TikToker’s Frug

Continuing with his love of Gwen Verdon, in this week's AND...SCENE!, Juan A. Ramirez explores the latest TikTok trend using the "Rich Man's Frug".

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May 8, 2021

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Virtual
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Ted Sperling and Friends Reunite to Perform with BROADWAY SONGS & STORIES

Ted Sperling is one of Broadway's more prolific musicians, and now he is back with a new concert series "Broadway Songs & Stories"

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May 8, 2021

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Boston
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Christian Fary Discusses The Office! A Musical Parody

Theatre Talk Boston (henceforth TTB) caught up with Christian Fary, who plays Dwight in The Office! A Musical Parody which opens tonight at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA and plays until December 1.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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New York
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Broadway's Michael Arden Wants to Create "Socially Distant" Theatre

Michael Arden, the two-time Tony Award nominated director and actor, is using his COVID-19 self-isolation as an opportunity to devise a “socially distant” piece of immersive theatre in Philmont, New York

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May 8, 2021

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Virtual
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Broadway's Mary Callanan Spreads Holiday Cheer

It’s the holiday season, and with it comes new song standards by some incredible artists. Theatrely recently spoke to Boston native and Broadway veteren Mary Callanan about “At Least There’s Christmas” – written by conductor/pianist Caleb Hoyer – that tries to encapsulate the wide range of emotions everyone is experiencing as Christmas 2020 approaches.

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Zack Reiser

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May 8, 2021

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Broadway
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Ginny Swanson Talks The Search for Roxie: Chicago the Musical

Theatre Talk Boston sat down with Ginny Swanson, a semifinalist in “The Search for Roxie" for Broadway’s Chicago the Musical.

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Lara McCallister

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May 8, 2021

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Broadway
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Broadway On Demand is Changing The Game...Big Time

While the curtain is still down on Broadway, and at theatres around the country, there is a light at the end of the tunnel–that light is Broadway On Demand.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Opinion
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OPINION: My First BroadwayCon

I attended BroadwayCon for the first time this year, and, long story short, it wasn’t what I was expecting at all. In past years, BroadwayCon seems like a gathering place for theatre superfans with the opportunity to connect with fellow enthusiasts and the Broadway stars we love.

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Jordanna Brody

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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A Chat with Julia Lester from High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (Disney+)

Theatre Talk Boston (henceforth TTB) caught up with Julia Lester from the new Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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New York
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The Flea Theater Made An Announcement...and Twitter Exploded

After announcing the theater would be suspending programs, users took to Twitter to announce their displeasure.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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On Screen
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Billy Magnussen Talks Stage, Screen, and Toxic Masculinity

Star of stage and screen Billy Magnussen chats with Juan A. Ramirez on his latest performance in HBO Max's "Made For Love" and his love of the theatre.

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May 8, 2021

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Virtual
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FAKE FRIENDS Don't Let Fake Friends Make Bad Theatre

An in-depth conversation with Fake Friends, the group behind the new digital hit "Circle Jerk" which is now streaming on-demand through January 17.

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May 8, 2021

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Interview
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Jeremiah Kissel Chats Nixon's Nixon at New Rep.

We spoke with Mr. Kissel after a matinee performance of Nixon's Nixon currently playing at New Rep Theatre until October 6th.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Boston
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Cheaza Figueroa Talks The Bodyguard at North Shore Music Theatre

Theatre Talk Boston (henceforth TTB) caught up with Cheaza Figueroa who currently stars as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard at North Shore Music Theatre.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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On Screen
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Preview: Encore! - "Annie Get Your Gun" - Ep. 105

Theatre Talk Boston resident television lover Jamey Miller previews the latest episode of Encore! on Disney+ where we see what happens when the cast of the iconic Irving Berlin musical reunites after 20 years.

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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Dan Lanigan on "Prop Culture" and Disney History

Theatre Talk Boston's television guru Jamey Miller caught up with Dan Lanigan from the new Disney+ series Prop Culture to chat about the epic history of Disney films and how he got started.

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Jamey Miller

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May 8, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND... SCENE! A Word on Jessica Walter’s Legacy

In this week's And...Scene!, Juan reflects on his love of actress Jessica Walter and the incredible moments she gave us on stage and screen.

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May 8, 2021

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New York
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Scott Siegel's NIGHTCLUB NEW YORK Brings the Cabaret To Your Home

Scott Siegel, the producer behind the “Broadway by the Year” and “11 O’Clock” cabaret series in New York, has taken a turn towards the digital. His latest venture, a paid subscription service called “Nightclub New York,” streams select archival performances by dozens of singers taken from his past nightclub productions.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 8, 2021

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Boston
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Colleges Theatre Programs Grapple with Fall Semester Amid Pandemic in Boston

“The show must go on” is an often-repeated phrase in the world of show business, and this is the attitude many theatre programs at Boston-area universities are adopting going into the upcoming Fall 2020 semester.

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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May 8, 2021

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Virtual
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The Telephone Hour – TikTok and Theatre During the Pandemic

I spent the last few months digging into one particular subgenre of TikTok and talking to creators about why they make TikToks and how their community garnered national attention more than once this year—#TheatreTikTok.

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Zack Reiser

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May 8, 2021

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Interview
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A Chat with Director Rebecca Bradshaw on The Treasurer - Lyric Stage Company

A chat with Rebecca Bradshaw, whose has recently directed The Treasuerer at the Lyric Stage Company in Boston.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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On Screen
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A Chat with Susan Egan from Encore! on Disney+

Theatre Talk Boston recently chatted with Susan Egan (Original Belle in Beauty and the Beast on Broadway/ Voice of Meg in Hercules) all about her experience with Encore! now streaming on Disney+.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Boston
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Gloucester Stage Faces Social Media Backlash After Gala Announcement

After announcing an online virtual gala, Gloucester Stage Company received backlash on Facebook regarding their casting.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Boston
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A Chat with Broadway's Clay Thomson

Theatre Talk Boston spoke with Broadway’s Clay Thomson, who choreographed Matilda playing at the Franklin Performing Arts Company this month.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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And...Scene! John Cullum and the Broadway Divo

We all love a good Broadway Diva...but what about the leading men?! Juan A. Ramirez explores this very topic in this week's AND...SCENE!

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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Alana Bright Talks The Power of Art in HOMESCHOOL MUSICAL: CLASS OF 2020 on HBO Max

“This is for our generation. This is for the kids that feel unheard. That grew up thinking their story wasn’t enough or felt unseen. This is for you.”

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Theatre
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Mail In Your Theatre with ARTISTIC STAMP

Theatrely recently chatted with West Hyler and Shelley Butler, the artistic directors behind Artistic Stamp, an experience that uses handwritten letters to tell stories over the course of four months.

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Zack Reiser

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May 8, 2021

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Features

A Chat with Nathan Malin from SpeakEasy's Admissions

Read below to see Nathan speak about connecting with his character, his thoughts on the current college admissions scandals, and his own college journey.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Interview
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Ben Swimmer Talks Trayf at New Rep

Theatre Talk Boston (henceforth TTB) chatted with Ben Swimmer who plays Zalmy in Trayf at New Rep.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Broadway
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Quarantine Check In with Nikki Blonsky from "Hairspray"

We recently caught up with Nikki Blonsky, who is, of course, most well known as Tracy Turnblad from the hit 2007 film Hairspray.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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On Screen
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Tony Winner Denis O’Hare on Bringing THE GRINCH MUSICAL! To Life on NBC

For his latest role, the 58-year-old actor will assume the part of Old Max in Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical! airing on NBC December 9 at 8pm ET. I caught up with the Tony winning entertainer over Zoom from his home in Paris to discuss bringing a musical to life in the times of COVID-19 and what’s next for him.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Virtual
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Spilling The Tea with Podcast DRAMA WITH CONNOR AND DYLAN MACDOWELL

Do you love listening to podcasts? We at Theatrely do too, and we sat down with one of our favorite podcasts Drama with Connor and Dylan MacDowell to spill the tea on how they got started and their favorite moments in the last year of the podcast.

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Zack Reiser

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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School of Fish: The Musical - What on Earth?!

How one wild thought sparked a comedic web series for two undergraduates.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Features

A Chat with Playwright Will Power on Detroit Red

The play, titled after X’s Boston nickname, zeroes in on the formative years the civil rights’ leaders spent living in Roxbury, which Power believes few people acknowledge.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 8, 2021

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Boston
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Best of Boston Theatre 2019

2019 has been a whirlwind of Boston theatre offerings from Pre-Broadway engagements to smaller fringe companies taking the spotlight.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Los Angeles
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Jared Mezzocchi Is Ready To Bring The Scares in SOMEONE ELSE’S HOUSE at Geffen Playhouse

You might not know the name Jared Mezzocchi, but oh boy are you about to. He’s an award winning multi-hyphenated director, designer, playwright, and actor taking the digital theatrical realm by storm. His newest work, the world premiere of Someone Else’s House, is now in performances at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Social Media
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Mixing It Up with Broadway By The Glass

Have you ever been to a Broadway show and tried their signature cocktail in the bar in the lobby? Theatrely recently had a virtual drink with Brain Sedita and Kelly Coyle, who took those drinks and are teaching you how to make them on their Instagram, Broadway By The Glass.

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Zack Reiser

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May 8, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND… SCENE! Whatever Verdon Wants...

No thoughts this week, just Gwen Verdon. In this week's AND...SCENE!, Juan A. Ramierz dives into his deep love of Ms. Verdon.

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May 8, 2021

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Features

Michael John Ciszewski's New Project "The Sun is Sleeping" Radiates Joy

Throughout quarantine, he has kept busy with his latest solo project The Sun is Sleeping, a new film that is “a cross between a pop star's visual album and a theatrical solo show” as he puts it–more on that later.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Virtual
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THE WANDERING Finds Queer Realities in Schubert

"The Wandering" is a new, four-day immersive experience that features augmented reality, online interactions, outdoor missions, film, drag, and Schubert.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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Bailee Madison and Kevin Quinn talk A WEEK AWAY — Netflix’s Latest Movie Musical

Bailee Madison and Kevin Quinn, who star in "A Week Away", chat with Juan A. Ramirez about the new movie musical now on Netflix.

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May 8, 2021

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Boston
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Camp is Now in Session - New Sparkhaven Theatre Collaboration

Need a new summer binge? Look no further than your local theatre community. Boston-area company Sparkhaven Theatre is premiering their new six-part live anthology, Tales from Camp Strangewood, this Sunday.

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Jamey Miller

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May 8, 2021

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Boston
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Comfortable In The Shadows, Not Anymore - Live Events Rally at State House

Early outside the State House this morning, here in Boston, a rally was held in support of the live events industry.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Boston
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TikTok Star Jim Hogan and Wicked's Emily Koch Team Up for New Concert

As much of the world abruptly came to a halt in March due to the ongoing pandemic, so did Franklin Performing Arts Company’s production of Legally Blonde the Musical.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Features

Joanna Glushak talks Gloria: A Life at the American Repertory Theater

We chatted with Ms. Glushak about working with the feminist icon and returning to perform here in Bean Town.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND... SCENE! As If We Never Said Goodbye

In this week's AND SCENE!, Juan looks to how the industry will react as New York slowly starts to reopen for in-person performances.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 8, 2021

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AND...SCENE!
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AND… SCENE! Local Street Gangs Dance Again

In this week's AND... SCENE!, Juan A. Ramirez caught the official teaser for Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story", and he has some thoughts...

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May 8, 2021

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Social Media
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EXIT INTERVIEW: Theatre Critic Trump

As President Donald J. Trump prepares to leave the White House, Theatrely chatted with the Critic in Chief one last time.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Features

A Chat with Laurie Davidson from the upcoming "Cats" Film

A chat with Laurie Davidson, who plays Mr. Mistoffelees, about his experience bringing this epic feline flick to life.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Boston
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Juan Luis Espinal Discusses Rent The National Tour

Theatre Talk Boston (henceforth TTB) chatted with Juan Luis Espinal from the National Tour of Rent.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Social Media
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Bernie: On Broadway

In a matter of minutes, memes featuring Sanders as being part of everyone’s favorite musicals were racking up retweets.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 8, 2021

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On Screen
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Encore! on Disney+ "Fiddler on the Roof" - Ep. 108 Recap

Theatre and television extraordinaire Jamey Miller is back with his take on another episode of Encore! now streaming on Disney+.

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Jamey Miller

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May 8, 2021

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Virtual
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Andrew Barth Feldman is Ready To Get Cooking In RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL

As Chef Gusteau always says, Anyone Can Cook! Andrew Barth Feldman prepares to take on the iconic Linguini in "Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical" as a one-performance-only benefit for the Actors Fund.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Virtual
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Lesli Margherita Chats WHO'S HOLIDAY! Benefit Stream and Her Endearing Love of BC/EFA

The "Who’s Holiday!" stream will benefit BC/EFA, an organization very dear to Margherita. “I’m a huge supporter and always try to do as many events as I can for them.”

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Broadway
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How Twitter Postponed an Upcoming Broadway Benefit for Joe Kennedy III’s Senate Race

Mere hours after Playbill had tweeted out the article, many Twitter users started calling out the participants for their frustration in supporting Mr. Kennedy’s campaign.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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On Screen
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SpongeBob Creator and Star Tom Kenny & Ethan Slater talk The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage!

We caught up with Tom Kenny and Ethan Slater of The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! before it makes its debut on Nickelodeon on December 7th.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Features

How ACT of Connecticut Got "The Last Five Years" Up on its Feet

Filmed each night with a four-camera setup, the show feels just as intimate, regardless of viewing location. The theatre has even been expanding its geographical footprint, with online audience members tuning in from far and wide.

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Alan Koolik

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May 8, 2021

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Boston
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Importance of the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards during Covid-19

Due to the social distancing practices precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 38th annual Elliot Norton Awards will be presented virtually this year.

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 8, 2021

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Los Angeles
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Helder Guimarães in "The Present" Brings the Magic to You - Geffen Playhouse

With all that is going on in the world, it may be hard to take a step back and focus on today, but that is exactly what illusionist Helder Guimarães is honing in on in his new show, The Present, which opened Thursday at the Geffen Playhouse.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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On Screen
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ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST's Andrew Leeds on Season 2, Broadway, and More

NBC’s hit musical TV show Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist returned for a second season this week. Theatrely sat down with Andrew Leeds, who plays Zoe’s older brother David, to talk about what we can expect from his character.‍

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Zack Reiser

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May 8, 2021

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Interview
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Laura Heywood is Raising Money for Charity One Playbill at a Time with APPLAUSE SHOP

Laura Heywood, who created a name for herself in the Broadway community as the “first professional Broadway fan”, founded the online marketplace Applause Shop to help support theatre artists during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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May 8, 2021

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Boston
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A Special La Cage Aux Folles Discussion- Reagle Music Theatre

Theatre Talk Boston (henceforce TTB) caught up with the stars of La Cage Aux Folles playing until August 18th at Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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Features

Cliff Bemis talks Irving Berlin's White Christmas National Tour

Learn about Cliff's experience traveling the country performing in this holiday classic.

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Kobi Kassal

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June 10, 2021

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