‘Phantom of the Opera’ Launches National Tour in November

‘Phantom of the Opera’ Launches National Tour in November

“Phantom of the Opera” celebrated its 25th year on Broadway last month, and a new North American tour will continue the celebrations when it is launched later this year. The traveling show will be a new production with updated staging and scenic design, and is se ...

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‘The Velocity of Autumn’ Gets Pre-Broadway Run in Washington D.C.

The new play “The Velocity of Autumn” was originally set to premiere on Broadway this spring, but the dark comedy will instead open in Washington, D.C. this fall in what is being called a pre-Broadway engagement. The Washington production will be staged at Arena ...

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Smash ‘The Song’ Episode Review & Recap

Smash ‘The Song’ Episode Review & Recap

Its been a tough couple of weeks for NBC's "Smash." Ratings sliced an artery from last year's premiere, and last week's third episode continued hemorrhaging blood. The TV vultures seem to be circling the show, awaiting that final breath. Thankfully, the cast couldn't ey ...

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Full Broadway Cast of ‘End of the Rainbow’ Join Los Angeles Production

Full Broadway Cast of ‘End of the Rainbow’ Join Los Angeles Production

There may be a lot of deja vu happening at the upcoming Los Angeles production of "End of the Rainbow," as the original Broadway cast will return for the California production. Michael Cumpsty, who won a Tony Award in 2012 for his role as Manny in the musical drama, ...

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’50 Shades of Grey’ Gets Musical, Comedic Makeover Off-Broadway in ‘Cuff Me’

’50 Shades of Grey’ Gets Musical, Comedic Makeover Off-Broadway in ‘Cuff Me’

It might have seemed like it was impossible to escape "Fifty Shades of Grey" -- where ever you went in pop culture, there it was. But it hadn't made its way to the theater. Until now. "Cuff Me: The Fifty Shades of Grey Musical Parody" premieres Off-Broadway on March ...

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Cirque Du Soleil Brings ‘Michael Jackson One’ to Vegas’ Mandalay Bay

Cirque Du Soleil Brings ‘Michael Jackson One’ to Vegas’ Mandalay Bay

Cirque du Soleil will launch a new production based on the music of Michael Jackson at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas this summer. “Michael Jackson ONE” will be the second effort created by The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil. The ...

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Wicked Touring Cast Adds Jenn Gambatese, Curt Hansen

Wicked Touring Cast Adds Jenn Gambatese, Curt Hansen

Jenn Gambatese and Curt Hansen will join the North American tour of “Wicked” over the next month. Gambatese will take over the role of Glinda tomorrow, February 26, when the production is in Costa Mesa, California at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The produc ...

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Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz In Negotiations to Star in Broadway’s ‘Betrayal’

Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz In Negotiations to Star in Broadway’s ‘Betrayal’

Married couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are in talks to star together in an upcoming Broadway revival of Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal.” The new production will reportedly be directed by Tony and Academy Award-winner Mike Nichols. Weisz would take on the role ...

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Tennessee William’s ‘The Glass Menagerie’ Plotting Broadway Run

The current American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) production of Tennessee Williams’ classic “The Glass Menagerie” in Cambridge, Massachusetts may be coming to Broadway soon. The New York Times reports that an unnamed theater executive said that the A.R.T. is in t ...

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Brits Off Broadway Festival Brings Seven British Plays to NYC

Brits Off Broadway Festival Brings Seven British Plays to NYC

The ninth season of the Brits Off Broadway Festival will feature seven British plays presented by 59E59 Theaters. The festival is exactly what it says on the tin, and this year’s schedule will run from March 27-June 30. It is reported that the event is the only fes ...

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