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Exclusive! Sara Bareilles Looks to Star in Alice in Wonderland Musical

Exclusive! Sara Bareilles Looks to Star in Alice in Wonderland Musical

This just might be the news of the day! Broadway.com has learned exclusively that Sara Bareilles, songwriter and recent star of Waitress, has eyes on starring in Tony winner Duncan Sheik's previously reported stage adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. Waitress book writer Jessie Nelson and Sheik's Spring Awakening co-writer Steven Sater are also at work on the new musical ...

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Jimmy Buffett Musical Escape to Margaritaville Opens on Broadway

Jimmy Buffett Musical Escape to Margaritaville Opens on Broadway

The new musical Escape to Margaritaville, featuring the island tunes of Jimmy Buffett, officially opens on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre on March 15. Featuring a book by Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley and direction by Come From Away Tony winner Christopher Ashley, Escape to Margaritaville began previews on February 16. Paul Alexander Nolan and Alison Luff star.

Escape to ...

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Sara Bareilles & Duncan Sheik Teaming Up on Alice in Wonderland Musical

Sara Bareilles & Duncan Sheik Teaming Up on Alice in Wonderland Musical

They almost snuck this one past us! Last month, Tony-winning Spring Awakening composer Duncan Sheik shared on Twitter that he is collaborating with Tony-nommed Waitress songwriter Sara Bareilles on a new musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Beyond that, not much is currently known about the project's development.

Sheik and Bareilles seem like a smart match as collaborators ...

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Blow Us All Away! Tickets Now on Sale for Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-Winning Musical Hamilton in Portland

Blow Us All Away! Tickets Now on Sale for Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-Winning Musical Hamilton in Portland

Let's raise a glass to freedom and tell the story of tonight! Tickets are now available for the national tour of Hamilton in Portland. The Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway musical, created by Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights, Disney's Moana), will play the Keller Auditorium from March 20 through April 8.

Hamilton is the story of America's Founding Father ...

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The Prom Finds Its Broadway Home at the Cort Theatre; Start Date Announced

The Prom Finds Its Broadway Home at the Cort Theatre; Start Date Announced

School's in! Broadway's new musical comedy The Prom has booked its main-stem home at the Cort Theatre. The previously announced show, slated to open on November 15, has announced a first preview date of October 21.

In The Prom, when Broadway’s brassiest stars get word that a student is unceremoniously sidelined from a small-town Indiana prom—and that the press is ...

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School of Rock—The Musical Tour Welcomes a New Batch of Young Band Members

School of Rock—The Musical Tour Welcomes a New Batch of Young Band Members

They're in the band! The touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock—The Musical will welcome eight new cast members beginning March 13 when the show plays The Kentucky Center in Louisville. Rocking their way across the country will be Alyssa Emily Marvin as Marcy, Grier Burke as Tomika, Vincent Molden as Zack, Huxley Westemeier as Billy and Iara ...

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And the Gods Heard Our Prayer! New Production of Once On This Island Will Launch National Tour in Fall 2019

And the Gods Heard Our Prayer! New Production of Once On This Island Will Launch National Tour in Fall 2019

Won't you dance for us now? Won't you give us a show? Yes, they will! The new hit production of Once On This Island, currently playing at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre, will launch a North American tour during the fall of 2019. The touring production of the critically-acclaimed revival will play Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre, with additional cities ...

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Portland's 2018-19 Season Will Include Broadway's Come From Away, Aladdin, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory & More

Portland's 2018-19 Season Will Include Broadway's Come From Away, Aladdin, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory & More

The biggest hits on the Great White Way are headed to Portland as part of the just-announced U.S. Bank Broadway in Portland 2018-2019 season!

Broadway blockbusters Come From Away, Aladdin and Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be part of the upcoming season. The lineup will also include On Your Feet!, The King and I and School ...

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Very Good Place to Start! Tickets Now On Sale for The Sound of Music in Portland

Very Good Place to Start! Tickets Now On Sale for The Sound of Music in Portland

When you know the notes to sing, you can sing most anything! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of The Sound of Music in Portland. The classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical will play the Keller Auditorium from March 6 through March 11.

Set in Austria on the eve of World War II, The Sound of Music tells ...

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Brandon Victor Dixon, Norm Lewis & More Join NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Brandon Victor Dixon, Norm Lewis & More Join NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Two-time Tony-nominated actor Brandon Victor Dixon (Hamilton) is among the new stars who have been added to the highly anticipated TV presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. Dixon will play the role of Judas in the new version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical, slated to air on Easter Sunday, April 1 on NBC. Also new to the company ...

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Smash Alum Katharine McPhee to Succeed Sara Bareilles in Broadway's Waitress

Smash Alum Katharine McPhee to Succeed Sara Bareilles in Broadway's Waitress

Katharine McPhee is bound for Broadway—and this time, it's for real. The star who gained legions of fans as Karen Cartwright on the Broadway-themed TV series Smash will make her official Great White Way debut in the lead role of Jenna in Waitress. McPhee will begin performances in the hit musical on April 10 for a limited engagement through June 17 ...

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Harry Connick Jr. to Star in Broadway-Aimed The Sting at Paper Mill Playhouse

Harry Connick Jr. to Star in Broadway-Aimed The Sting at Paper Mill Playhouse

Broadway vet Harry Connick, Jr. will take on the role of Henry Gondorff, made famous by Paul Newman onscreen, in the upcoming musical adaptation of the 1973 film The Sting. The Broadway-aimed show will start at Paper Mill Playhouse on March 29.

The Sting will feature a book by Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone, the upcoming The Prom) and music ...

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The Secret Garden to Return to Broadway with Tony Winner Warren Carlyle at Its Helm

The Secret Garden to Return to Broadway with Tony Winner Warren Carlyle at Its Helm

We knew The Secret Garden was bound for the Great White Way, and now it's official! The first-ever Broadway revival of the acclaimed musical, The Secret Garden, will open next season. With book and lyrics by Tony Award winner Marsha Norman and music by Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon, The Secret Garden will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award ...

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Huey Lewis & the News Musical Heart of Rock & Roll to Premiere at the Old Globe in 2018

Huey Lewis & the News Musical Heart of Rock & Roll to Premiere at the Old Globe in 2018

Fresh off of the announcement of a Huey Lewis and the News musical being in development, the Old Globe has reported that Heart of Rock & Roll will have its world premiere at the San Diego theater as part of its 2018-2019 season. Performances are scheduled to run from September 6 through October 21. An official opening night will take ...

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Don't Stop Believin'! Rock of Ages Musical Will Hit the Road in Fall 2018

Don't Stop Believin'! Rock of Ages Musical Will Hit the Road in Fall 2018

The mind-blowing, face melting, nothin' but a good time musical Rock of Ages will return to the stage this fall with a tenth anniversary touring production. The Tony Award-nominated musical will hit the road starting October 2018 with an all new production. City stops and casting for the tour will be announced at a later date.

It's 1987 on Hollywood's ...

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Huey Lewis & the News Musical Heart of Rock and Roll Is in Development

Huey Lewis & the News Musical Heart of Rock and Roll Is in Development

Good news, indeed! Heart of Rock and Roll, a new musical inspired by the iconic songs of the band Huey Lewis & the News, is in the works, with Broadway director Gordon Greenberg (Holiday Inn) at the helm. The tuner with a book by Jonathan Abrams, based on an original story by Abrams and Tyler Mitchell, will include a ...

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Welcome to Falsettoland! Lincoln Center Theater's Falsettos Will Launch North American Tour in 2019

Welcome to Falsettoland! Lincoln Center Theater's Falsettos Will Launch North American Tour in 2019

Lincoln Center Theater's recent Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning production of William Finn and James Lapine's Falsettos will embark on a North American tour in winter 2019. As previously reported, the tour will play engagements during the 2018-19 touring season, including Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theater and San Francisco's Golden Gate Theater, with additional cities to be announced in the coming ...

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LaChanze, Ariana DeBose & Storm Lever Will Lead Summer: The Donna Summer Musical to Broadway

LaChanze, Ariana DeBose & Storm Lever Will Lead Summer: The Donna Summer Musical to Broadway

The trio of stars who embodied the undisputed Queen of Disco in La Jolla Playhouse's world premiere of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical will reprise their work on Broadway. Tony winner LaChanze (The Color Purple), Ariana DeBose (A Bronx Tale) and Storm Lever (Freaky Friday) will portray Donna Summer at different points throughout her career as "Diva Donna," "Disco Donna" and ...

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One of the Great Ones! Broadway's A Bronx Tale Will Launch a National Tour in 2018

One of the Great Ones! Broadway's A Bronx Tale Will Launch a National Tour in 2018

The hit new Broadway musical A Bronx Tale will launch a North American tour during the 2018-2019 season, including engagements at Los Angeles' Hollywood Pantages Theatre, Fort Lauderdale's Broward Center and additional cities to be announced in the coming weeks. Casting for the touring production will be announced at a later date.

A Bronx Tale features a book by Oscar ...

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Happy Birthday, Harold Prince! Prince of Broadway Cast Album Gets a Release Date

Happy Birthday, Harold Prince! Prince of Broadway Cast Album Gets a Release Date

Prince of Broadway may have played its final Broadway performance on October 29 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, but the talented cast's performances from a number of Harold Prince's shows will live on. The company reunited on October 30, 2017 to record a cast album via Gorgeous Entertainment, which will be released via Ghostlight Records on April 20 ...

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Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels to Play Broadway's Hudson Theatre; Casting Announced

Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels to Play Broadway's Hudson Theatre; Casting Announced

We got the beat! Head Over Heels, the new musical featuring the iconic songs of The Go-Go's, has found its Broadway home. The previously announced musical will play the Hudson Theatre, with previews slated to begin on June 23 and an opening set for July 26. The production will first play an out-of-town engagement at San Francisco's Curran theater from April 10 ...

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Dear Evan Hansen Wins 2018 Grammy Award; Lin-Manuel Miranda Nabs Third Grammy

Dear Evan Hansen Wins 2018 Grammy Award; Lin-Manuel Miranda Nabs Third Grammy

It's already shaping up to be an awesome Grammy Awards! The Dear Evan Hansen cast recording took home the 2018 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album on January 28. The album beat out recordings of the Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! and Come From Away. As previously announced, Tony-winning original headliner Ben Platt will perform at the Madison Square Garden ceremony ...

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Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas & More to Star in Broadway's The Prom

Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas & More to Star in Broadway's The Prom

They're invited! Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas and Christopher Sieber will reprise their roles from the Alliance Theatre world premiere in the Broadway production of the new musical comedy The Prom. As previously reported, the musical is scheduled to open on November 15 at a Shubert venue to be announced. Directed and choreographed by Tony winner Casey Nicholaw, The Prom features ...

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Frozen to Release New Broadway Songs Upon Beginning Performances This February

Frozen to Release New Broadway Songs Upon Beginning Performances This February

New music Friday just got a lot more exciting for Frozen fans! As previously announced, the Disney musical will feature both beloved songs from the animated film as well as new tunes from Oscar-winning songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Here's how to start your obsession with the new ones super soon: four brand new songs written for the Broadway ...

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The Phantom of the Opera's 30th Anniversary Stars Ring In an Unprecedented Milestone

The Phantom of the Opera's 30th Anniversary Stars Ring In an Unprecedented Milestone

Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera makes history on January 26, officially celebrating 30 years at the Majestic Theatre. The hit musical has been dazzling Broadway crowds since opening in 1988 with Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman in the leading roles. 

The Phantom of the Opera marked this week's occasion with a number of special events, including ...

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