Tickets Now On Sale for 7th Annual “The Broadway Beauty Pageant”

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You can now get your tickets for The Broadway Beauty Pageant. The seventh annual beauty contest is set for Monday evening, May 20th, 8p.m., at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The event benefits New York’s Ali Forney Center, which was started in June 2002 in response to the lack of safe shelter for LGBT […]

Casting Announced for New Broadway Production of Pump Boys and Dinettes

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Send to Kindle“American Idol” star, Bo Bice, will join Alexander Germignani, Erik Hayden, Justin Hosek, Jane Pfitsch, Leenya Rideout in Pump Boys and Dinettes. Pump Boys and Dinettes will begin previews at Circle in the Square Theatre on Tuesday, March 19, 2013with the opening night scheduled for Monday, April 8th. This revival of the Tony-nominated musical will include […]

Flashdance Stars Announced for World Premiere US National Tour

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Broadway stars Emily Padgett and Matthew Hydzik will star as “Alex” and “Nick” in the world premiere of Flashdance-The Musical, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation. Padgett and Hydzik will be joined by the Broadway veteran Rachelle Rak in the role of “Tess.” Director and choreographer Sergio Trujillo, returned to the home of Flashdance where the story began, […]

Broadway Revival of Pump Boys and Dinettes Headed to Broadway Spring 2013

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Abby Lee, David B. Brode and Executive Producer Tom Viertel have announced the return of the hit 1982 Tony nominated Best Musical Pump Boys and Dinettes. Conceived and written by the original company, John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Tony Award winner Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann, Pump Boys and Dinettes will be presented on Broadway in a new production with […]

Memphis, the musical, film adaptation planned

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Tony Award winning musical, Memphis, is headed for the big screen. Mark Gordon and Molly Smith are producing the film, which revolved around the star-crossed lovers living in segregated Tennessee in the 1950s. Though recent movie musical “Nine” and “Rock of Ages” both failed to impress at the box office, producers are optimistic. […]

FLASH DANCE THE MUSICAL will arrive on Broadway Summer 2013

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The producers of Flashdance- The Musical, the stage adaptation of the 1983 smash hit movie that defined a generation, have announced that the production will arrive on Broadway in August 2013 with a theater, dates and casting to be announced. Flashdance will launch a separate national touring company in January 2013 at the […]

Grosses Hold Tight for the Week Ending Aug. 5 2012

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Broadway Grosses remain relatively steady for the week ending August 2, 2012. The Lion King edged out Wicked by just $384, while both productions took in more than $2 million in box office sales. Spider-man, The Book of Mormon, Once, Newsies, Evita and Mary Poppins file in to complete the millionaire club. Harvey, […]

‘Memphis’ will Recoup Its $12 Million Investment as of Its Final Performance on Broadway

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The producers of the 2010 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Memphis have announced that the production will recoup its $12 million investment as of its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, August 5, 2012 after 30 previews and 1,166 regular performances. Memphis opened on October 19, 2009 at Broadway’s Shubert theatre, having begun previews […]

Off-Broadway Rent Revival Sets Closing Date

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The off Broadway production will not have the extraordinarily long run that its successful Broadway incarnation had. Producers of the recent production of Rent have announced that the musical will close after the performance on Sunday, September 9. The production will have played 32 previews and 450 performances. Rent, which is written by […]

2010 Tony Award Winning Best Musical ‘Memphis’ sets closing date

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Producers of the 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical Memphis announced that the production will play its final performance at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway on August 5, 2012. At the time of closing the production, will have played 30 preview and 1, 166 regular performances. “The level of love and commitment exhibited […]