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, […]

Top Ten Creepy Broadway Musicals

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It’s Halloween! And to get you in the spirit of giving—candy, that is, we put together a list of ten spook-filled Broadway musicals. These shows take you to a different world filled with princesses and fairies, witches and phantoms, of course. Halloween is the perfect time of year to pay heed to a […]

Brooke Shield and Michael McKean join The Exonerated Oct. 2

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Michael McKean (Gore Vidal’s The Best Man) and Brooke Shields (The Addam’s Family) will joing the rotating cast of the 10th anniversary production of the award-winning play, The Exonerated, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, beginning October 2nd through October 7th at Culture Project where performances began September 15th for a limited seven-week engagement through November 4th. Directed by Bob Balaban (Gosford Park), the core non-rotating company of six includes JimBracchitta […]

‘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 […]

The Magic of Children’s Theater

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Children’s musicals are topping the list for the highest grossing shows on Broadway. With Spiderman, The Lion King, The Addams Family and Mary Poppins in the top 10 list for sales, theater goers are lining up to see the G-rated productions. Are people interested in seeing their familiar childhood favorites, or are Americans […]