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THE SHOW MUST GO ON Documentary Film Premiere TO Be Held at Majestic Theatre

Theater director Sammi Cannold (Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment), Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Dori Berinstein (ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway), WYSIWYG Studios, CEO Kwan-Woo Park and Elizabeth Armstrong have announced the premiere of their new documentary film, The Show Must Go On, on Monday, August 9, 2021 at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre, home of The Phantom of the Opera, to benefit and celebrate the work of The Actors Fund.

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July 23, 2021

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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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July 13, 2021

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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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June 30, 2021

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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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June 26, 2021

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WATCH: A Musical Lover's Dream - The SCHMIGADOON! Official Trailer on Apple TV

Apple TV+ today released the trailer for its new musical comedy series “Schmigadoon!,” executive produced by Lorne Michaels and starring Emmy Award nominee Cecily Strong and Emmy Award winner Keegan-Michael Key

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June 25, 2021

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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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June 16, 2021

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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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June 15, 2021

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Limited Musical Series Set at Disney+ with Josh Gad, Luke Evans, and Briana Middleton

An eight-episode prequel to the 2017 live-action film, Beauty and the Beast will star Luke Evans and Josh Gad, reprising their roles as Gaston and LeFou (Louie), and introduce Briana Middleton as Louie's stepsister, Tilly.

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June 15, 2021

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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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June 8, 2021

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IN THE HEIGHTS Lives Up To Its Name — Review

See what our chief critic thought of IN THE HEIGHTS which hits theaters and HBO Max starting June 11.

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May 21, 2021

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WATCH: Andrew Garfield in New TICK, TICK...BOOM! Teaser From Netflix

Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his feature directorial debut with tick, tick…BOOM!, an adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson

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June 10, 2021

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WATCH: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jimmy Fallon, Kristin Chenoweth, Laura Benanti, and More Celebrate Broadway’s Return on The Tonight Show

Lin-Manuel Miranda stopped by The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon earlier tonight to help promote his upcoming film In the Heights which hits theaters and HBO Max this Thursday, June 10

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June 8, 2021

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CRUELLA, The Joker Wears Puppies — Review

Emma Stone and Emma Thompson star in "Cruella" which is currently in theatres and streaming on Disney+.

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June 3, 2021

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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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May 21, 2021

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WATCH: Amazon Prime Lands EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, Premieres on September 17

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the much anticipated film adaptation of the award-winning West End hit musical, will launch exclusively on Prime Video on September 17, 2021 in over 240 countries and territories. The film, from New Regency, Film4 and Warp Films, stars the breakout discovery Max Harwood as Jamie New, alongside Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Samuel Bottomley, with Sharon Horgan and Richard E. Grant.

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May 20, 2021

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WATCH: Ben Platt In First Trailer For DEAR EVAN HANSEN Movie

The film version of the Tony and Grammy-winning musical is expected to hit theaters September 24.

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May 18, 2021

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Apple TV+ Musical Comedy SCHMIGADOON to Premiere July 16

Apple TV+ today announced “Schmigadoon!,” the six-episode musical comedy series executive produced by Lorne Michaels and starring Emmy Award-nominee Cecily Strong and Emmy Award-winner Keegan-Michael Key, will make its global debut on Friday, July 16. Two episodes will be available at launch followed by one episode weekly every Friday.

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April 30, 2021

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HBO Documentary Films’ REVOLUTION RENT Debuts June 15

HBO’s Revolution Rent, directed by Andy Señor Jr. and Victor Patrick Alvarez, follows Señor Jr. to Cuba, where he is tasked with directing a stage production of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Rent, the country’s first Broadway musical produced by an American company in more than 50 years. Returning to his exiled parents’ homeland, Señor Jr. embarks on a personal journey, exploring his Cuban heritage and his family’s complex relationship to the country they love. Revolution Rent debuts Tuesday, June 15 (9:00–10:30 p.m. ET/PT) in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the iconic musical’s Broadway premiere.

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April 29, 2021

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WATCH: Teaser Trailer for HBO Films' OSLO, Starring Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott

HBO debuted the first teaser for OSLO, starring Golden Globe® winner Ruth Wilson and Emmy® nominee Andrew Scott. The film debuts Saturday, May 29 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.

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April 27, 2021

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WATCH: Teaser Trailer for Stephen Spielberg's WEST SIDE STORY

The Walt Disney Company released the very first teaser trailer for Academy Award® winning director Steven Spielberg’s new film adaptation of the musical “West Side Story,” which will open in U.S. theaters on December 10, 2021.

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April 27, 2021

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Alice Ripley to Star in Film Version of THE PINK UNICORN

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley will star in a new film based off of Elise Forier Edie’s play The Pink Unicorn, directed by Amy E. Jones.

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April 22, 2021

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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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April 20, 2021

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WATCH: Your Favorites Are Back In HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Season 2 Trailer

School is back in session! The second season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” will land on Disney+ on May 14.

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April 8, 2021

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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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March 30, 2021

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HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Season 2 Will Premiere May 14 on Disney+

Disney has just announced that the second season of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will premiere on May 14.

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February 23, 2021

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Netflix Drops Trailer for New Movie Musical A WEEK AWAY

Netflix released the first official trailer for a new movie musical, A Week Away, set to be released March 26.

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February 21, 2021

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Andrew Barth Feldman and Asher Angel to Guest Star in Season Two of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES on Disney+

Andrew Barth Feldman (Broadway's "Dear Evan Hansen," "Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical") and Asher Angel ("Andi Mack," "Shazam!") will guest star in the upcoming second season of the hit Disney+ Original series "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series." Created and executive-produced by Tim Federle (Golden Globe and Academy Award-nominated "Ferdinand"), the series is currently in production in Salt Lake City.

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February 10, 2021

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Brandy and Whitney Houston's Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Coming to Disney+

The made-for-television version of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella starring Brandy Norwood as Cinderella and Whitney Houston as Fairy Godmother is set to start streaming on Disney+ on February 12.

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February 3, 2021

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CINDERELLA Movie Starring Camila Cabello, Idina Menzel, and Billy Porter Pushed to Summer

Sony's upcoming Cinderella movie will hit cinemas July 16th instead of the original release date of February 5th.

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January 21, 2021

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DEREK DELGAUDIO'S IN & OF ITSELF Captivates on Hulu — Review

Derek Delgaudio’s In & Of Itself, a Hulu Special Event, arrives on the streaming platform Friday, January 22.

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January 20, 2021

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David Hyde Pierce, Brittany Bradford To Star In HBO Max's JULIA After Series Order

HBO Max has given an eight-episode first season order to the Max Original, JULIA, based on the life of world-renowned chef Julia Child.

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January 13, 2021

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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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January 7, 2021

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Broadway Songwriting Duo Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez Theme Songs to be Featured in “WandaVision”

Disney+ has announced that new songs by Tony Award–winner Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez will be featured in Marvel Studios’ upcoming new Disney+ series “WandaVision.”

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January 3, 2021

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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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December 21, 2020

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Laura Benanti’s HOMESCHOOL MUSICAL on HBO Max Brings Pure Joy To A Dismal Year — Review

In Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020, streaming on HBO Max starting December 17, World of Wonder, Benanti, and their team introduce seven talented graduated high school seniors in what is one of the most feel good hours of entertainment I have experienced this year.

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December 9, 2020

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Tina Fey Set to Host ONE NIGHT ONLY: THE BEST OF BROADWAY Airing December 10 on NBC

The night will include appearances from many Broadway greats such as, Barbara Streisand, Antonio Banderas and the Spanish cast of A Chorus Line, Sutton Foster, Kristen Bell, Josh Groban, Leslie Odom Jr. and Billy Porter to name a few. 

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December 9, 2020

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RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL To Stream January 1 to Benefit The Actors Fund

Presented in association with TikTok and TodayTix Presents, the Tony Award-winning theatrical production company Seaview (Slave Play; Sea Wall/A Life) produces this online event, which will stream Friday, January 1, 2021 at 7:00pm ET and be available for streaming for 72 hours. 

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December 8, 2020

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DR. SEUSS’ THE GRINCH MUSICAL! to Air on NBC December 9

Dr. Seuss’ timeless classic will be brought to life this holiday season with a fun-filled two-hour production of The Grinch Musical! set to air December 9 at 8pm ET from the Troubadour Theatre in London on NBC.

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December 8, 2020

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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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December 7, 2020

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Jefferson Mays’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces Global Digital Lottery

Tony winner Jefferson Mays stars in a solo version of the beloved holiday classic directed by acclaimed Tony nominee Michael Arden. The whimsical Charles Dickens’ tale is streaming now through January 3, 2021.

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December 7, 2020

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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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December 5, 2020

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Alysha Umphress, Alan H. Green, and Joel Waggoner To Lead Virtual Concert BSC’s HOLIDAY GETAWAY at Barrington Stage Company

The three Barrington favorites will star in this virtual concert that will be filmed in advanced and will stream from Friday, December 18 at 7:30 pm ET through Wednesday, December 23 at 7:30 pm ET.

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December 3, 2020

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NBC to Air “Christmas Spectacular” Starring Radio City Rockettes December 2

Following NBC’s annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" telecast, the network will air a special "Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes–At Home Holiday Special" tonight, December 2, at 10 PM ET.

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Kobi Kassal

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December 1, 2020

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Ryan Murphy’s “The Prom” Dazzles on Netflix — Review

"The Prom" is Ryan Murphy’s love letter to Broadway and musical theatre lovers everywhere. He delivers a wonderful, and at times heart wrenching, tale of acceptance and love. Premieres on Netflix December 11.

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November 30, 2020

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"A Christmas Carol" Like You Have Never Seen Before

Arden and Mays make a dynamic duet of the material, and that’s enough to warm the coldest heart.

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November 26, 2020

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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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May 9, 2020

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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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April 16, 2020

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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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December 26, 2019

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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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November 5, 2019

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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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December 4, 2019

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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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November 18, 2019

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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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November 5, 2019

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