Broadway Icon Bernadette Peters Will Return to Smash

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The Broadway superstar, Bernadette Peters, will be back on NBC’s musical tv series “Smash” as Ivy Lynn’s famous mother, when the show returns in January. Few details have been released, however Peters is set to appear mid-season. Season one presented Peters as a pushy matriarchal character, encouraging Ivy to be the best, or […]

Sean Hayes and Sheryl Lee Ralph to guest star on ‘Smash’

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Emmy Award winning actor Sean Hayes will reunite with his “Will and Grace” co-star in a multi-episode arc on NBC’s “Smash.” Hayes will play Terrence Falls, a comedic television and film star who is making his Broadway debut in the musical “Liaisons,” based on the novel “Les Liaisons Dangereuses.” According to press notes, […]

NEWSIES Cast Members to Participate in Live Chat with Fans on YouTube

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For the third time this year, cast members from the Broadway musical Newsies will chat with fans live on YouTube. This Saturday, August 18th at 6:00PM EST, Newsies’ Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ryan Steele, Garett Hawe and Laurie Veldheer will be on hand to talk about the show. Fans of the musical, winner of the 2012 […]

Jeremy Jordan To Depart NEWSIES; Corey Cott Begins Performances as Jack Kelly on Wed, Sep 5

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Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan has officially set his departure date from Broadway’s Newsies. Jordan will play his last bout as leader of the Manhatten Newsies September 4. Corey Cott, a recent college graduate, will become the show’s new leading man. Cott became the Jack Kelly alternate earlier this month and will continue […]

Krysta Rodriguez of Broadway’s The Addams Family Joins Smash Cast; Leslie Odom Jr. Becomes Series Regular

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More casting news for the musical TV series “Smash.” Raza Jaffrey’s (Karen’s boyfriend, Dev) exit leaves room for a new roommate. Krysta Rodriguez will play that roommate. Rodriguez will play Ana, a full regular cast member in season two. She will play Karen’s (Katherine McPhee) “fun and spunky” new roomie. The character is […]

“Smash” Adds Rising Star Andy Mientus to Second Season

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Andy Mientus, last seen in the recent off Broadway production of Carrie, has signed on to play Kyle, an aspiring musical theater writer from Brooklyn, on the second season of “Smash.” Mientus is the final installment of the three additions to the “Smash” cast to be announced. He joins Jeremy Jordan of Disney’s […]

Jennifer Hudson joining the cast of “Smash”

Jennifer Hudson

Oscar Award winner Jennifer Hudson will join NBC’s musical series “Smash” in its upcoming second season. Hudson will appear in a multi-episode arc as Veronica Moore, a Tony-winning actress who affects the lives of budding Broadway performers Karen, played by Katherine McPhee, and Ivy, played by Megan Hilty. Hudson rose to stardom after […]

Newsies star Jeremy Jordan to Join cast of Smash

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Send to Kindle Newsies star Jeremy Jordan will join season two of NBC’s musical series “Smash,” according to TVLine.com. Jordan, a 2012 Tony Award nominee for his portrayal of Jack Kelly in the award winning Newsies will play a reportedly Danny, a very sexy (and straight), musically gifted Brooklyn-born singer with a self-destructive streak. Jordan’s […]

“Smash” Star Leslie Odom Jr. Wins 2012 Astaire Awards

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The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, established in 1982, recognize outstanding achievement in dance on Broadway each season. The award was designed to honor Fred Astaire his sister, Adele. The two starred in ten Broadway musicals together between 1917 and 1931. This year’s nominees included Hugh Jackman, Elena Roger, Jan Maxwell, Ricky Martin […]

Newsies Announces Open Ended Run

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Extra Extra! This just in! Newsies, the breakout new musical, starring Tony Award nominated Jeremy Jordan, has announced that its Broadway run will be open ended. The production will release a new block of tickets for performances August 20-Novemebr 18 starting Monday, May 21 at 10:00 AM. Following a critically acclaimed run at […]