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Welcome to Our Island! See Becky Gulsvig, Andrew Samonsky & More in the Come From Away Tour

Welcome to Our Island! See Becky Gulsvig, Andrew Samonsky & More in the Come From Away Tour
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Welcome to our island with its inlets and its bays! The national tour of the celebrated Broadway musical Come From Away is making its way to cities all across the country and Broadway.com has your first look at the traveling production. Starring Becky Gulsvig, Andrew Samonsky, Megan McGinnis, James Earl Jones II, Danielle K. Thomas and more, the Come ...

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The First Time Watching Wicked's New 15th Anniversary Trailer, Told in 15 GIFs

The First Time Watching Wicked's New 15th Anniversary Trailer, Told in 15 GIFs

Wicked's 15th Anniversary is blessing us with so much content, ladies! On October 30, the hit musical will celebrate 15 years on Broadway. That's 6,263 performances at the Gershwin Theatre, 6,263 "Popular"s and 6,263 gravities defied. To celebrate the milestone, the production released this epic new trailer, featuring former stars Jackie Burns (Broadway's longest-running Elphaba and current national ...

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The Broadway.com Show: Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel and More on NBC's A Very Wicked Halloween

The Broadway.com Show: Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel and More on NBC's A Very Wicked Halloween

Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Adam Lambert and more chat about NBC's upcoming special, A Very Wicked Halloween.

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The Broadway.com Show: The Prom's Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas & More Talk Bringing the Show to Broadway

The Broadway.com Show: The Prom's Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas & More Talk Bringing the Show to Broadway

Go inside the rehearsal room with The Prom's Casey Nicholaw, Beth Leavel and more who talk about bringing the show to Broadway.

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Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth Reveal the Songs They'll Sing on Wicked Halloween Special

Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth Reveal the Songs They'll Sing on Wicked Halloween Special

We can't wait for NBC's upcoming A Very Wicked Halloween, the star-packed 15th-anniversary special airing on October 29 at 10:00pm ET. In advance of the event, original stars Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth paid a visit to Today to reminisce about starring in the Broadway hit and the lasting impact it has had on their lives. The duo also ...

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In Advance of Broadway Premiere, To Kill a Mockingbird Voted America's Best-Loved Novel

In Advance of Broadway Premiere, To Kill a Mockingbird Voted America's Best-Loved Novel

PBS revealed during the October 23 finale of The Great American Read that Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird was voted America's best-loved novel. Series host Meredith Vieira joined the upcoming Broadway adaptation's scribe and cast—playwright Aaron Sorkin and stars Jeff Daniels (Atticus Finch), LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Calpurnia) and Gbenga Akinnagbe (Tom Robinson)—to celebrate the announcement and discuss both ...

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Broadway Balances America Welcomes You to the Rock with Come From Away

Broadway Balances America Welcomes You to the Rock with Come From Away

Broadway Across America’s Telly Award-winning collaboration with The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, continues season five of the five-part series Broadway Balances America with Come From Away. This new episode will re-air on October 30 at 7:30AM (ET/PT). The touring production of Come From Away is traveling to cities all across the ...

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Angela Baumgardner & Pedro Ka’awaloa Will Lead the Tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I

Angela Baumgardner & Pedro Ka’awaloa Will Lead the Tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I

Newcomers Angela Baumgardner and Pedro Ka'awaloa will star in the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam, respectively. Based on the 2015 Tony-winning Lincoln Center Theater production, The King and I tour will begin November 9 at the Wilson Center in Wilmington, NC, before traveling to cities across the ...

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American Idol Alums Clay Aiken & Ruben Studdard Will Team Up on Broadway in New Holiday Show

American Idol Alums Clay Aiken & Ruben Studdard Will Team Up on Broadway in New Holiday Show

The holiday season just got happier! Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard, the power-voiced stars who competed on season two of American Idol, will take to the Broadway stage this winter for Ruben & Clay's First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show (aka Ruben & Clay's Christmas Show). Previews will begin on December 7 in advance of an ...

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Mark Your Calendar! Date Set for 73rd Annual Tony Awards

Mark Your Calendar! Date Set for 73rd Annual Tony Awards

Save the date! The 73rd annual Tony Awards will take place on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Radio City Music Hall. The ceremony, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, will once again air on CBS. The Tonys have been broadcast on the network since 1978 and are scheduled to air on CBS through 2026.

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Thank Goodness! Broadway Faves Jackie Burns & Kara Lindsay Will Return to the National Tour of Wicked

Thank Goodness! Broadway Faves Jackie Burns & Kara Lindsay Will Return to the National Tour of Wicked

They couldn't be goodlier! They couldn't be lovelier! We couldn't be luckier! Broadway favorites Jackie Burns and Kara Lindsay will return to the touring production of Wicked as Elphaba and Glinda, respectively, beginning October 31 at San Diego's Civic Theatre. Additionally, Michael Wartella will also return to Oz as Boq, a role he previously played in the Broadway company and ...

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Whistle a Happy Tune! Tickets Now on Sale for Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I National Tour in Portland

Whistle a Happy Tune! Tickets Now on Sale for Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I National Tour in Portland

Who's suddenly feeling bright and breezy? Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I in Portland. The touring production of the Tony Award-winning musical revival will open on January 8 at the Keller Auditorium and close on January 13, 2019.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical, set in 1860s Bangkok, tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher, whom the imperious King brings to Siam to tutor his many wives and children.

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Music Video: Come From Away Tour Star Becky Gulsvig Sings 'Me and the Sky'

Music Video: Come From Away Tour Star Becky Gulsvig Sings 'Me and the Sky'

Come From Away's Becky Gulsvig sings "Me and the Sky" from the national tour of the hit Broadway musical.

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Simply the Best! Tina Turner Bio-Musical Set for Broadway Transfer in Fall 2019

Simply the Best! Tina Turner Bio-Musical Set for Broadway Transfer in Fall 2019

The hit Tina Turner bio-musical, currently thrilling audiences in London's West End, has announced a Broadway arrival. Tina: The Tina Turner Musical will begin performances in the fall of 2019 with exact performance dates and venue to be announced. The show is helmed by Tony-nominated Mamma Mia! director Phyllida Lloyd; the musical features a book by Olivier winner Katori Hall.

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The Mean Girls Ensemble Throws a Revenge Party for the Ages

The Mean Girls Ensemble Throws a Revenge Party for the Ages

Are you ready for a revenge party like no other? Ever since Mean Girls opened on April 8, audiences have been flocking to the August Wilson Theatre to see the Tina Fey movie brought to life on stage. Mean Girls features a 15-member ensemble, and we gathered the talented performers for a take on OG mean girl, Marie Antoinette. Check out ...

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Watch Erika Henningsen Sing Out with the Cast of Mean Girls on Late Night with Seth Meyers

Watch Erika Henningsen Sing Out with the Cast of Mean Girls on Late Night with Seth Meyers

Mean Girls is one of Broadway's hottest tickets. The Tony-nominated and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical adaptation of Tina Fey's hit film is delighting crowds at the August Wilson Theatre eight times a week. Erika Henningsen, the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning star who plays the central role of Cady Heron, made an appearance on the October 1 episode of ...

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Ansel Elgort Will Play Tony in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Film Remake

Ansel Elgort Will Play Tony in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Film Remake

Something’s comin', something good for film fave Ansel Elgort. The Hollywood star has been cast as Tony in Steven Spielberg’s new big screen adaptation of West Side Story, according to Variety.

Elgort, who earned a Golden Globe nomination for Baby Driver and also appeared in the hit The Fault in Our Stars and the Divergent film series, has a musical ...

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Broadway Balances America Invites You to Get to Class with the Cast of School of Rock

Broadway Balances America Invites You to Get to Class with the Cast of School of Rock

Broadway Across America’s Telly Award-winning collaboration with The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, continues season five of the five-part series Broadway Balances America with Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock. This new episode will re-air on October 9 at 7:30AM (ET/PT). The touring production of School of Rock is traveling to cities ...

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Steven Spielberg Recruits Tony-Winning Choreographer Justin Peck for West Side Story Film Remake

Steven Spielberg Recruits Tony-Winning Choreographer Justin Peck for West Side Story Film Remake

Tony-winning choreographer Justin Peck has joined the production team of the new film version of the Broadway musical West Side Story, to be directed by Oscar winner Steven Spielberg. Peck, the resident choreographer and a soloist dancer with the New York City Ballet, won a 2018 Tony Award for his choreography in the Broadway revival of Carousel.

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The Broadway.com Show: The Come From Away Cast Previews the 'Joyful' Touring Musical

The Broadway.com Show: The Come From Away Cast Previews the 'Joyful' Touring Musical

Becky Gulsvig, Andrew Samonsky, Megan McGinnis and the cast of the Come From Away tour gather together to preview the production.

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Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth Will Revisit Wicked in 15th-Anniversary Special on NBC

Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth Will Revisit Wicked in 15th-Anniversary Special on NBC

Thank goodness! Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, the original Elphaba and Glinda of the smash-hit Broadway musical Wicked, have signed on to toast the beloved show's 15th anniversary in the nationally broadcast event A Very Wicked Halloween on NBC. Menzel and Chenoweth will be joined by special-guest performers including Ariana Grande, Pentatonix and the current Broadway company of Wicked, with ...

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Almost Famous Is Being Made into a Broadway Musical

Almost Famous Is Being Made into a Broadway Musical

The acclaimed 2000 film Almost Famous will soon sing out on Broadway. The flick's Oscar-winning screenwriter and director Cameron Crowe is adapting his iconic work into a main-stem musical, with a production schedule to come. The musical will feature a book by Crowe and music by Pulitzer and Tony winner Tom Kitt (Next to Normal), with lyrics by Kitt and ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert

National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert switches to the other side of the desk to chat about his six years at Broadway.com with Paul Wontorek.

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They Are Islanders! Come From Away Tour Cast Meets the Press Before Hitting the Road

They Are Islanders! Come From Away Tour Cast Meets the Press Before Hitting the Road

Come on in—the door’s open! The cast of the Come From Away North American tour, including Becky Gulsvig, Andrew Samonsky, Megan McGinnis and more, took a break from rehearsal on September 20 to meet the press, before taking the hit Broadway show on the road. The touring cast, which also features Kevin Carolan, Harter Clingman, Nick Duckart, Chamblee Ferguson, Christine ...

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Tour Star Andrew Samonsky Is Feeling Lucky to Share Come From Away with the Country

Tour Star Andrew Samonsky Is Feeling Lucky to Share Come From Away with the Country

While appearing on the September 19 episode of Broadway.com's daily live Facebook news show #LiveAtFive, Broadway alum Andrew Samonsky spoke about his upcoming trip across the country in the first national tour of Come From Away and how he knew he needed to be a part of the production.

Samonsky, who has previously been on Broadway in South Pacific, The Mystery of ...

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