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Mon 16 Jan 2017

In Transit
SHOW OF THE WEEK: IN TRANSIT
We take a closer look at Broadway's first ever a cappella musical, directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, currently booking through to June 25, 2017 at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
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The Present
Review of The Present
Read our review of the Sydney Theatre Company's production of The Present, starring Cate Blanchett & Richard Roxburgh, currently playing at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre until March 19, 2017.
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Taylor Louderman
Taylor Louderman debuts in Kinky Boots
Broadway alum and "Peter Pan Live!" star Taylor Louderman assumes the role of Lauren in the Broadway production of Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre tonight.
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Sweat
Casting announced for Sweat on Broadway
Eight original cast members from the Public Theater's off-Broadway production of Lynn Nottage's Sweat will reprise their respective roles for the Broadway transfer to Studio 54.
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Off-Broadway...
Tell Hector I Miss Him
Tell Hector I Miss Him extends
Atlantic Theater Company has announced a 1-week extension for its current world premiere production of Paola Lázaro's Tell Hector I Miss Him, now playing through to February 19, 2017, at Atlantic Stage 2.
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Fri 13 Jan 2017

The 71st Annual Tony Awards
Tonys to return to Radio City Music Hall
The American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League have now officially confirmed that The 71st Annual Tony Awards will be held at the iconic Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017.
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Bandstand
Complete cast of Bandstand announced
Casting is now complete for the upcoming Broadway premiere of Bandstand, starring Laura Osnes & Corey Cott, which begins previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on March 31, 2017.
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Telly Leung
Telly Leung sets In Transit return date
Original cast member Telly Leung will return to the role of Steven in Broadway's first a cappella musical In Transit at Circle in the Square tonight from January 31, 2017.
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Off-Broadway...
Lincoln Center Theater
LCT presents Pipeline
Lincoln Center Theater has announced a new production for Summer 2017. Dominique Morisseau's new play Pipeline, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, will play the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.
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Thu 12 Jan 2017

Broadway Feature...
Stars on Stage
Stars On Stage in Spring 2017 - Our Top 10
We take a look ahead to the stars who will be gracing the Broadway stage this Spring and choose our top 10 of star turns we're most looking forward to seeing. Find out who made the list!
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Off-Broadway...
Wakey, Wakey
Casting of Wakey, Wakey revealed
Signature Theatre has now announced the cast of the world premiere of Will Eno's Wakey, Wakey, including two-time Emmy Award winner Michael Emerson, at The Pershing Square Signature Center.
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The Gravedigger's Lullaby
TACT reveals The Gravedigger's Lullaby cast
TACT (The Actors Company Theatre) has revealed the cast of the upcoming world premiere of Jeff Talbott's The Gravedigger's Lullaby, which begins previews at Theatre Row on February 28.
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Wed 11 Jan 2017

Anastasia
Full cast of Anastasia announced
Complete casting has now been announced for the forthcoming stage adaptation of the 1997 animated musical Anastasia, which begins previews at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre on March 23, 2017.
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Off-Broadway...
The Lightning Thief
New musical of The Lightning Thief
Broadway alum Chris McCarrell will star as Percy Jackson in a musical adaptation of Rick Riordan's popular novel, directed by Stephen Brackett, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre from March 23, 2017.
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Tue 10 Jan 2017

Miss Saigon
Complete cast of Miss Saigon announced
As rehearsals begin today, producers of the upcoming Broadway revival of Miss Saigon have now announced complete casting. Previews begin at the Broadway Theatre on March 1, 2017.
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Bryan Terrell Clark
Hamilton welcomes Bryan Terrell Clark tonight
Broadway alum Bryan Terrell Clark debuts as George Washington in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning smash hit musical Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre tonight.
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Colin Hanlon
In Transit welcomes Colin Hanlon tonight
Broadway alum Colin Hanlon assumes the role of Steven in Broadway's first a cappella musical In Transit at Circle in the Square tonight from Telly Leung, who is currently on a leave of absence.
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Sunset Boulevard
Full cast of Sunset Boulevard announced
Complete casting has now been announced for the Glenn Close-led Broadway transfer of the London ENO production of Sunset Boulevard, which begins previews at the Palace Theatre on 2 February 2017.
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Off-Broadway...
Marisa Tomei
How to Transcend a Happy Marriage cast
Lincoln Center Theater has announced casting for Sarah Ruhl's new play How to Transcend a Happy Marriage, including Oscar winner Marisa Tomei, Tony winner Lena Hall & Tony nominee Omar Metwally.
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Joan of Arc: Into the Fire
Joan of Arc: Into the Fire cast and extension
The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the upcoming world premiere of David Byrne's musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, which will now play from February 14 to April 16, 2017.
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Mon 09 Jan 2017

Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812
SHOW OF THE WEEK: GREAT COMET OF 1812
We take a closer look at the Broadway premiere of Dave Malloy's rock pop opera, starring Josh Groban & Denée Benton, currently booking through to 3 September 2017 at the Imperial Theatre.
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Taylor Louderman
Kinky Boots to welcome Taylor Louderman
Broadway alum and "Peter Pan Live!" star Taylor Louderman will assume the role of Lauren in the Broadway production of Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots from January 16 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.
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Escape to Margaritaville
Escape to Margaritaville on B'way in 2018?
The new Jimmy Buffett musical Escape to Margaritaville is aiming for a Spring 2018 Broadway bow, following its world premiere at La Jolla Playhouse and a short pre-Broadway tour this year.
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Off-Broadway...
Cagney
Cagney to welcome back Jeremy Benton
The off-Broadway production of Cagney will welcome back original cast member Jeremy Benton to the cast as Bob Hope (and others) at the Westside Theatre from January 11, 2017.
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Fri 06 Jan 2017

Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher
Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher
In accordance with The Broadway League, the marquee lights of Broadway will be dimmed tonight at 7:45pm in memory of Tony nominee Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher.
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J. Quinton Johnson
Hamilton welcomes J. Quinton Johnson
J. Quinton Johnson makes his Broadway debut tonight in the dual role of James Madison and Hercules Mulligan in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton.
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Off-Broadway...
Everybody
Casting of Everybody revealed
Signature Theatre has now announced the complete cast of the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Everybody at The Pershing Square Signature Center from 31 January 2017.
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Thu 05 Jan 2017

Mark Rufallo
Ruffalo joins cast of Arthur Miller's The Price
Tony and three-time Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo takes over the role of Victor Franz in the Roundabout's revival of Arthur Miller's The Price from John Turturro due to scheduling conflicts.
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Anastasia
First cast photo of Broadway's Anastasia
Take a look at Tony & Olivier nominee Ramin Karimloo, Christy Altomare and Derek Klena in this first cast photo, released by the producers of the upcoming Broadway premiere of Anastasia.
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Off-Broadway...
Theatre Row
Upcoming Shows at Theatre Row
We take a quick look at the programme of current and upcoming shows at Theatre Row, including C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert, Jonah and Otto and Incident at Hidden Temple.
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Wed 04 Jan 2017

Off-Broadway...
Matthew Broderick
Broderick to star in Evening at the Talk House
Two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick will star in The New Group's U.S. premiere of Evening at the Talk House, written by Wallace Shawn, at The Pershing Square Signature Center.
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Tue 03 Jan 2017

Colin Hanlon
In Transit - Colin Hanlon to replace T. Leung
Broadway alum Colin Hanlon to replace Telly Leung as Steven in In Transit from 10 January 2017. Leung has had to depart the production due to an unexpected personal family obligation.
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Off-Broadway...
Sweet Charity
Review of Sweet Charity
Read our review of The New Group's revival of Sweet Charity, starring Sutton Foster, currently playing at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center.
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Mon 02 Jan 2017

Les Liaisons Dangereuses
SHOW OF THE WEEK: LES LIAISONS...
We celebrate the final week of the Donmar Warehouse production of Christopher Hampton's Les Liaisons Dangereuses, starring Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber, at Broadway's Booth Theatre.
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Thu 29 Dec 2016

Debbie Reynolds
Broadway star Debbie Reynolds dies aged 84
The Hollywood icon and Broadway star Debbie Reynolds, best known for roles in Singin' in the Rain and Irene has died at the age of 84 following a stroke at her home.
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Wed 28 Dec 2016

Mel B Chicago
Mel B makes her Broadway debut in Chicago
Mel B aka "Scary Spice" will officially make her Broadway debut in Kander & Ebb's Tony Award-winning musical Chicago tonight, taking on the lead role of Roxie Hart.
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Jitney
August Wilson's Jitney begins tonight
The Manhattan Theatre Club's first-ever Broadway production of Jitney by two-time Pulizer Prize winner August Wilson begins at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre tonight.
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Mon 26 Dec 2016

Oh, Hello on Broadway
SHOW OF THE WEEK: OH, HELLO ON B'WAY
We take a closer look at Nick Kroll & John Mulaney's Broadway debuts as Gil Faizon & George St. Geegland, directed by Alex Timbers, currently playing at the Lyceum Theatre until 22 January 2017.
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Thu 22 Dec 2016

Michael Urie
Michael Urie to host 62nd Drama Desk Awards
Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie will return in 2017 to host the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, which will take place on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at The Town Hall at 8pm.
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Wed 21 Dec 2016

Editor's Picks
Fall 2016 - Editor's Top Picks
Now all the Broadway productions of Fall 2016 are officially open, we take a closer look at a small selection of our own top picks of the 2016-2017 season so far. Find out who made the list...
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Off-Broadway...
Church & State
Church & State to play New World Stages
Jason Odell Williams' comedy Church & State, starring Rob Nagle and directed by Markus Potter, will stage its New York premiere at off-Broadway's New World Stages from 3 March 2017.
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Tue 20 Dec 2016

Off-Broadway...
Gently Down the Stream
Cast of Gently Down the Stream confirmed
The Public Theater has announced that Gabriel Ebert & Christopher Sears will join Harvey Fierstein in the world premiere of Gently Down the Stream, which also extends through to 23 April 2017.
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If I Forget
Roundabout announces cast of If I Forget
The Roundabout Theatre Company has announced complete casting for the upcoming production of Steven Levenson's If I Forget, officially opening at the Laura Pels Theatre on 22 February 2017.
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The Light Years
Cast of The Light Years announced
Complete casting has been announced for The Debate Society's world premiere production of The Light Years, beginning performances at Playwrights Horizons on 17 February 2017.
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Mon 19 Dec 2016

Falsettos
SHOW OF THE WEEK: FALSETTOS
We take a closer look at the Broadway revival of James Lapine & William Finn's musical Falsettos, starring Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells & Stephanie J. Block, playing at Walter Kerr Theatre.
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Daniel Craig
Is NYTW's Othello Broadway-bound?
According to the New York Post, the current New York Theatre Workshop production of Othello, starring Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo, may well be transferring to Broadway in Spring 2017.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Full cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Tony winner John Rubinstein, Emily Padgett and more will join two-time Tony winner Christian Borle in the Broadway premiere of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - The Musical.
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Joe Cassidy
Waitress to welcome Joe Cassidy as Cal
Broadway alum Joe Cassidy will assume the role of Cal from Eric Anderson in the Broadway production of Waitress from January until 12 February 2017 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
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Broadway Interview...
Brittain Ashford
Brittain Ashford
Part 1 of our Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812 interviews is with original cast member Brittain Ashford, who plays Sonya in the immersive hit Broadway musical at the Imperial Theatre.
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Lucas Steele
Lucas Steele
Part 2 of our Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812 interviews is with original cast member Lucas Steele, who plays Anatole in the immersive hit Broadway musical at the Imperial Theatre.
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Off-Broadway...
Janie Dee
Janie Dee to star in MTC's Linda
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced complete casting for the U.S. premiere of Penelope Skinner's Linda, including Olivier Award winner Janie Dee in the titel role, at New York City Center.
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Sat 17 Dec 2016

The Present
The Present begins previews tonight
The Sydney Theatre Company production of Andrew Upton's The Present, starring Cate Blanchett & Richard Roxburgh, begins performances at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre tonight.
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Fri 16 Dec 2016

In Transit
Review of In Transit
Read our review of Broadway's first a cappella musical In Transit, directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, currently playing at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
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Thu 15 Dec 2016

Hamilton
Hamilton announces new lead cast
New leading cast members have been announced for the original Broadway production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre.
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Off-Broadway...
Big River
Cast announced for Big River
Casting has been announced for the first show in the The New York City Center 2017 Encores! Season Big River which will run from 8 to 12 February 2017 at the City Center's Mainstage.
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The Band's Visit
The Band's Visit extends booking
The Atlantic Theater Company have announced a second extension for its world premiere of new musical The Band's Visit, featuring music & lyrics by David Yazbek and a book by Itamar Moses.
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Wed 14 Dec 2016

Jake Gyllenhaal
Sunday in the Park... to re-open the Hudson
The Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford will re-open the historic Hudson Theatre on Broadway this winter.
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Tue 13 Dec 2016

Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day announces full Broadway cast
The full cast has been announced for the Broadway production of Groundhog Day which opens on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre on 17 April 2017.
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Jessie Mueller
Jessie Mueller announces final Waitress date
Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller will play her final performance as Jenna in Waitress on 26 March 2017 at the Brooks Aitkinson Theatre where the show is now booking to June 11 2017.
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Christopher Sieber
Christopher Sieber joins Chicago
Tony Award nominee Christopher Sieber has returned to Kander & Ebb's Chicago in the role of "Billy Flynn" beginning tonight, Monday, December 12 at the Ambassador Theatre.
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Mon 12 Dec 2016

The Front Page
SHOW OF THE WEEK: THE FRONT PAGE
We take a closer look at the star-studded Broadway revival of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's comedy The Front Page, directed by Jack O’Brien, currently playing at the Broadhurst Theatre.
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Cobie Smulders
Cobie Smulders & more join Present Laughter
Marvel star Cobie Smulders will make her Broadway debut, alongside Kate Burton and Kristine Nielsen, in the Kevin Kline-led Broadway revival of Noel Coward's Present Laughter at St James Theatre.
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Off-Broadway...
The Band's Visit
Review of The Band's Visit
Read our review of the Atlantic Theater Company's production of The Band's Visit, starring Tony Shalhoub, currently playing at the Linda Gross Theater until 1 January 2017.
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The Babylon Line
Review of The Babylon Line
Read our review of Lincoln Center Theater's production of The Babylon Line, starring Josh Radnor & Elizabeth Reaser, currently playing at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater until 22 January 2017.
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Sat 10 Dec 2016

Dear Evan Hansen
Review of Dear Evan Hansen
Read our review of the Broadway transfer of new musical Dear Evan Hansen, starring Ben Platt and directed by Michael Greif, currently playing at the Music Box Theatre.
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Fri 09 Dec 2016

A Bronx Tale
Review of A Bronx Tale
Read our review of the Broadway premiere of A Bronx Tale - The Musical, directed by Robert De Niro & Jerry Zaks, currently playing at Broadway's Longacre Theatre.
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Thu 08 Dec 2016

Prince of Broadway
MTC will present Prince of Broadway
Manhattan Theatre Club will officially produce the Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, celebrating the life and career of Harold Prince, at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre from 3 August 2017.
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Grammy Awards
2017 Grammy nominations
The nominees for The 59th Annual Grammy Awards, hosted by James Cordon on 12 February 2017 in Los Angeles, have now been announced, including the 5 nominees for Best Musical Theater Album.
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Off-Broadway...
Rancho Viejo
Review of Rancho Viejo
Read our review of the Playwrights Horizons production of Dan LeFranc's comedy Rancho Viejo, directed by Daniel Aukin, currently playing at PH's Mainstage Theater until 23 December 2016.
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Wed 07 Dec 2016

The Illusionists: Turn of the Century
Review of The Illusionists: Turn of the Century
Read our review of the third annual Broadway installment of The Illusionists, entitled Turn of the Century, currently playing at the Palace Theatre until 1 January 2017.
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Tue 06 Dec 2016

Great Comet of 1812
Malloy to join Great Comet, Groban extends
Dave Malloy, creator of the new musical Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, will join the show this spring, stepping into the role of ‘Pierre’ for 10 performances.
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Mon 05 Dec 2016

Heisenberg
SHOW OF THE WEEK: HEISENBERG
We take a closer look at Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway transfer of Simon Stephens' intimate drama, starring Mary-Louise Parker & Denis Arndt, at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
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Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
Review of The Great Comet of 1812
Read our review of the Broadway transfer of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, starring Josh Groban & Denée Benton, currently playing at the Imperial Theatre.
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Sweat
Sweat to transfer to Studio 54
Lynn Nottage's Sweat, which just completed an extended engagement at the Public Theater, will transfer to Broadway's Studio 54, beginning previews on 4 March 2017.
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Broadway Interview...
Kristin Chenoweth
Hairspray Live! star Kristin Chenoweth
We talk to the Tony & Emmy winner and Broadway favourite about her upcoming role as Velma Von Tussle in the NBC televised musical "Hairspray Live!" and look back at "My Love Letter to Broadway."
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Off-Broadway...
The Liar
CSC announces cast of The Liar
Classic Stage Company has now revealed complete casting for its forthcoming production of David Ives' farcical comedy The Liar, which will play a limited engagement from 11 January to 26 February 2017.
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Fri 02 Dec 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter eyes a Spring 2018 B'way bow
Producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have revealed they are in exclusive negotiations with Ambassador Theatre Group for a Spring 2018 Broadway opening at the Lyric Theatre.
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Paramour
Paramour to close at Broadway's Lyric Theatre
To make way for the Lyric Theatre's renovations in preparation for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Cirque du Soleil's Paramour will play its final performance at the venue on 16 April 2017.
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Off-Broadway...
Ride The Cyclone
Review of Ride The Cyclone
Read our review of MCC Theater's musical Ride The Cyclone, directed by Rachel Rockwell, currently playing through to 29 December 2016 at off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theatre.
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Finian's Rainbow
Finian's Rainbow extends limited run
The Irish Repetory Theatre has announced an extension for its current revival of Finian's Rainbow, adapted and directed by Charlotte Moore, now playing its final performance on 29 January 2017.
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Thu 01 Dec 2016

The Humans
The Humans announces closing date
Producers of the Tony-winning Best Play The Humans have now officially confirmed 15 January 2017 as the production's closing date. The play will begin a National Tour in November 2017.
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Broadway Interview...
Telly Leung
In Transit star Telly Leung
We talk to the "Glee" alum and one of the stars of Broadway's first-ever wholly acapella musical, currently wowing audiences at the Circle in the Square Theatre eight shows a week.
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Off-Broadway...
Ride The Cyclone
Ride The Cyclone extends limited run
MCC Theater's NY premiere of Ride The Cyclone officially opens at off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theatre tonight and has already announced a two-week extension through to 29 December 2016.
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Ari Graynor
MCC Theater announces full cast of YEN
Ari Graynor, Stefania LaVie Owen and Justice Smith join Lucas Hedges to complete the cast of Anna Jordan's NY transfer of Yen, directed by Trip Cullman, at MCC Theater's Lucille Lortel Theatre.
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Will Trevor Nunn direct Hugh Jackman in Schikaneder?
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