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Photo credit: Kelli O' Hara and Matthew Morrison (Photo by Joan Marcus)
Matthew Morrison and Kelli O’ Hara to take part in ‘The Light in the Piazza’ reunion
15 years after the musical’s Broadway premiere, a reunion event for The Light in the Piazza will take place this month, it has been announced. As part of Lincoln Center Theater’s Spotlight Series,... Read more
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Nick Jonas to play Frankie Valli in ‘Jersey Boys’
Nick Jonas is set to play Frankie Valli in a new production of Jersey Boys, it has been announced. In an article from Deadline, Jersey Boys will be available to stream worldwide, and is anticipated... Read more
Photo credit: Frozen at St. James Theatre (Photo by Mary Ellen Matthews)
Which New York shows closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic?
It costs millions of dollars to put on a Broadway show. Although exact numbers aren’t known, it’s speculated that one in five Broadway shows are able to recoup enough money back to result in a... Read more
Photo credit: Cast of Mean Girls (Photo by Joan Marcus)
‘Mean Girls’ will not return to Broadway in wake of Coronavirus pandemic
Due to the prolonged shutdown of all Broadway venues, Mean Girls will not reopen, it has been announced. The production played its final performance on Mar. 11, 2020, after 29 previews and 805... Read more
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How to visit Broadway while staying at home
It feels like forever since Broadway productions were playing to a full house. With Broadway theatres closed until at least May 30, 2021, going to a Broadway show is somewhat of a distant dream. But... Read more
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‘Ratatouille’ raises over $1 million to benefit The Actors Fund
UPDATE: On 12 January, The Actors Fund stated that Ratatouille the Musical has raised over $2 million, making it the most successful fundraiser for The Actors Fund of all time. More than 350,000... Read more
Ratatouille the Musical reviews
What did the critics think of ‘Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical’?
Broadway theatre in 2021 got off to a flying start, thanks to the premiere of Ratatouille the Musical on New Year’s Day. Inspired by the 2007 Disney movie and recent TikToks which imagined the film... Read more