Most Broadway Matinee and Evening Performances to go on as Scheduled Tomorrow Wednesday, October 31st

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Hurricane Sandy has had Broadway out of commission for the last few days, as NYC and surrounding areas deal with the devastation. But starting tomorrow, Broadway is back in business. On Wednesday, October 31st, most shows that were scheduled to go on will perform for both the matinee and evening performances. Theatergoers should […]

Bring it On cuts run short– Will Close in December

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Bring It On: The Musical has set a new closing date. It will not play its final performance on December 30, 2012, instead of the previously announced January 20, 2013. At the time of its closing, Bring It On will have played 21 previews and 173 regular performances on Broadway. “We are extremely grateful for […]

A Christmas Story to Release Cast Album

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The forthcoming Broadway musical, A Christmas Story, will release a studio cast album ahead of its Broadway opening. The album will be released digitally through Masterworks Broadway on September 25 and hit stores on October 22. The 18-track album, with a score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, was recorded last year after […]

Bring It On: The Musical to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording

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The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Bring It On: The Musical, produced by Ghostlight Records and available on Back Lot Music, will be released for digital download on iTunes beginning September 25, 2012 and in stores October 16, 2012. The cast of Bring It On recorded the album at MSR Studios in New […]

Audra McDonald to Appear on Sesame Street

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Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will appear in “Elmo the Musical”, a new segment to be featured on Sesame Street. “Elmo the Musical” replaces the popular “Elmo’s World” which has not produced new episodes since 2009. In each of the ten 11-minute segments to be featured this year, Elmo stars in a stage […]

Hip hip hooray! Bring It On: The Musical opens on Broadway

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‘A Christmas Story’ musical finds Broadway home ‎

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Christmas Story, The Musical! will arrive on Broadway at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre just in time for the 2012 holiday season.  The producers have announced that the new musical, based on the 1983 movie perennial, will play a November 5 – December 30 holiday engagement.  Opening night is Monday, November 19. America’s #1 holiday movie […]

Phylicia Rashad, Sandra Oh & More Join Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline in Romeo and Juliet Benefit

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Additional casting has been announced for the Public Theater’s upcoming one-night-only benefit reading of Romeo and Juliet, starring Meryl streep and Kevin Kline. The June 18 gala celebrates the 5oth anniversary of the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. Jeanine Tesori will compose original music for the performance, which also honors Shakepeare in the […]

Slowgirl, Starring Zeljko Ivanek and Sarah Steele, Begins Run at Lincoln Center Theater

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Greg Pierce’s new play, Slowgirl begins performances today, June 4. The two-person play stars Emmy winner  and Sarah Steele and Zeljko Ivanek. This is the world premiere production and officially opens Lincoln Centers new Claire Tow Theater, home to its programming initiative LCT3. LCT3 was established in 2008 as a way to produce the […]

David Schwimmer and Amy Ryan join the cast of ‘Detroit’

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Acclaimed film, stage and television stars Oscar and Tony Award nominee Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone, “The Office,” On the Mountain at Playwrights Horizons) and Emmy Award nominee David Schwimmer (“Friends,” “Band of Brothers,” “Madagascar”) have joined the cast of Detroit in the New York premiere of the new play by Obie Award […]