Dates Announced for This Year’s Easter Bonnet Competition!

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The 27th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be held on Monday, April 22 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, April 23 (2 PM) at the Minskoff Theatre, home to the long-running musical Disney’s The Lion King. The Easter Bonnet Competition celebrates six weeks of intensive fundraising efforts by Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring […]

‘Anything Goes’ to Play Final Performance on Broadway August 5

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Tony Award winning revival of Anything Goes, currently starring Stephanie J. Block and Joeal Grey, has begun its final eight weeks of performances. The production opened on April 7, 2011 and was scheduled to run a limited engagement of 19 weeks. It went on to be extended three times through August 5, 2012 […]

Easter Bonnet Competition Pulls in $3.6 Million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

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The 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition raised $3,677,855, the result of six weeks of intensive fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by 51 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. The grand total was announced April 24 at this year’s Easter Bonnet, which ended in two shows featuring original presentations, songs, dances and 18 elaborate, […]

Audra McDonald and Eric McCormack amongst those to appear at 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

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The 26th Annual East Bonnet Competition has announced its line-up of presenters, judges, and participants. The list includes a four-time Tony Award winner, eight Tony Award nominees and more than 200 of Broadway and off Broadway’s most talented performers. The event takes place on Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24 at the […]

Complete Casting Announced for ‘The Sound of Music’

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The complete casting for the Carnegie Hall production of The Sound of Music has been announced. Joining Laura Osnes, who will play Maria Rainer, will be Mary Michael Patterson of Anything Goes and Nick Spangler of The Book of Mormon. The two will play Liesl von Trapp and Rolf Gruber, the star crossed […]

The Shake Up at ‘Anything Goes’

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Colin Donnell is taking a leave of absence from the Tony Award winning revival of Anything Goes, and, to fill his shoes for the second time, Bill English is stepping in. Donnell will return after filming the CW drama pilot “Arrow” in Vancouver. This is the second time Donnell has taken leave from […]

Grosses continue to rise for the week ending 2-26-12

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Grosses continue to rise. Though the jump is not as substantial as last week’s end, the slow month of February is reaching its close. Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark take hold of the top three box office spots, while The Book of Mormon and Jersey Boys file in […]

David Alan Grier, Nick Jonas, and Sutton Foster all set to appear on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”

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Get ready for Broadway week on Jimmy Fallon. Five nights of musical numbers from Broadway shows are scheduled for next week February 20-24. A new Broadway cast and subsequently new musical number will be featured each night on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (12:35 a.m. ET on NBC).   On Monday, February 20th, […]

Book of Mormon adds Grammy Award to their collection

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The Book of Mormon has done it again, adding to their already impressive collection of awards. The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the show, has won Best Musical Theater Album at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.  Awards were distributed Sunday, February 12 at the event, which was hosted by LL […]

Hit List: Broadway’s Most Anticipated Musicals of 2012

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The new year isn’t even a week old and Broadway is already buzzing about the drama, the romance, the music, and the stars that 2012 promises. These six productions are likely hits and are surely something to look forward to this year. Porgy and Bess Legendary composer, Stephen Sondheim, stirred up a lot […]