Release Date Set for Leap of Faith Cast Album

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Send to Kindle The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the Tony Award nominated musical, Leap of Faith, featuring a new score by Oscar and Tony winning composer Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors) and Grammy winning lyricist Glenn Slater (Tangled), will be released to digital outlets on December 4 and in stores on December 18, 2012. Leap of Faith opened […]

Once, Clybourne Park, Audra McDonald Win 2012 Tony Awards

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Once, not surprisingly, won big last night, raking in a total of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical Direction, Best Lead Actor in a Musical and high honors for Best Musical overall. Though Clybourne Park took home the coveted award for Best Play, Peter and the Starcatcher ranked second, winning five awards including […]

“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 […]

Book of Mormon to Open Tony Awards

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Last yea’s winner of Best Musical and Broadway’s hottest ticket, The Book of Mormon, will perform live at the 2012 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10th. The 66th Annual Tony Awards will reportedly feature more performances than ever before. The Book of Mormon is set to open the Tony Awards with its opening […]

Tony Award Performers Announced!

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There is less than a week to go before the big night and, finally, we have a complete list of Tony Award performances! The 2012 Tony Awards will feature more performances than ever before! Neil Patrick Harris returns to host the 66th Annual Tony Awards, which will be broadcast on Sunday, June 10th live […]

‘Once’ wins big again; Drama Desk Awards winners

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The acclaimed new musical Once led the Drama Desk Awards on Sunday, earning four awards, including the prize for best musical. This top honor adds to its recent success and gives it momentum heading into next weekend’s Tony Awards. The musical, which is based on the documentary style 2006 film of the same […]

Brian d’Arcy James and Brooke Shields to Co-Host 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards

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Onscreen and onstage stars Brooke Shields and Brian d’Arcy James are all set to host the 57th annual Drama Desk Awards. The awards will take place on Sunday, June 3 at 8 PM at The Town Hall in Manhattan. Cast album producer and also two-time Drama Desk Award winner Bill Rosenfield will write […]

Viva Broadway is Born

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The Broadway League has created Viva Broadway, a new audience development partnership with the Hispanic community. The program is designed to help bridge the world of Broadway with Latino audiences around the country. The long term initiative aims to increase awareness about Broadway while culturally enriching lives, bringing families together, and building new […]

Another one bites the dust—Leap of Faith is Closing

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Producers of Leap of Faith, the new musical based on the film of the same name, have announced that the production will close at Broadway’s St. James Theatre this Sunday, May 13 after the matinee performance. Leap of Faith, which stars Raul Esparza, recently received a Tony Award nomination for Best Musical. “Although […]

Astaire Awards Nominations are in—Hugh Jackman and Ricky Martin amongst nominees

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The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, formerly known as The Astaire Awards,  were established in 1982. They recognize outstanding achievement in dance on Broadway each season. The award was established with the cooperation of Fred Astaire to honor him and his sister, Adele, who starred with her brother in ten Broadway musicals between […]