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  • Don't tell Beanie Feldstein not to fly — she's simply got to! The 28-year-old star has rapidly risen to A-list status in the past few years, breaking out with a starring role in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and following it up with acclaimed turns in the coming-of-age films Lady Bird and Booksmart.At heart, though, Feldstein's a theatre kid, and she has the resume to show it. Her first acting credit as a kid saw her singing on a stage, and since taking Hollywood by storm, she's circled back...

  • Theatre and New York are pretty much synonymous; you truly can't have one without the other. And now that Broadway marquees are lighting up Times Square again after 18 months, take a look back at some Broadway fun facts, New York theatre milestones, and more with our New York Theatre infographic. Read more about the history of Broadway.Get tickets to a Broadway show on New York Theatre Guide.

  • You may have read it in her autobiography or seen it on screen, but since 2019, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical has showcased Tina Turner's life onstage. Adrienne Warren won a 2020 Tony Award for shaking a tail feather as the rock icon, and Nkeki Obi-Melekwe is the latest actress to recreate Turner's powerhouse vocals and high-stepping dance moves. But when you squeeze a 50-year career into a three-hour musical, some things have to give, right? As it turns out, not all that much.Tina is a very...

  • When asked how difficult being an understudy in Company on Broadway is on a scale of one to 10, Britney Coleman exclaimed, "25!" That is because in Company, the revival of the hit Stephen Sondheim/George Furth musical currently running on Broadway, Coleman can play one of four different roles on any given night. She could be in the ensemble, which is her main gig in the show. Or she can be filling in for the supporting roles of Jenny and Sarah. Or she could be stepping into an even bigger, and...

  • Spring means peak theatre season, with tons of new Broadway show openings. It also means the start of baseball season. It's rare that the two have anything to do with each other. But if you're waiting (im)patiently for Major League Baseball to finally start up on April 7, you might get your sports fix in an unlikely place: on Broadway, where Take Me Out has slid into its home base at the Hayes Theater.Richard Greenberg's play was a grand slam when it premiered in 2003, receiving critical acclaim...

  • Happy awards season! Between the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards, it's the greatest time of year for film lovers. And this year, theatre lovers have plenty of reasons to be excited because tons of movie musicals came out and are now nominated for major awards. Some have already won — actors like Andrew Garfield, Rachel Zegler, and Ariana DeBose all took home Golden Globes on January 9 for their performances in movie musicals, putting them in serious contention for Oscar nods.Did these films...

  • MJ The Musical isn't beating it anytime soon! The Broadway show about the life of Michael Jackson has extended its ticket availability through April 9, 2023. Get MJ The Musical tickets now.MJ The Musical takes place during rehearsals for Jackson's 1992 Dangerous World Tour, where an MTV reporter has arrived to film a documentary about him. As he speaks to the reporter and rehearses his songs, defining moments from his childhood and music career come to life, showing how he went from a child star...

  • The latest Broadway revival of The Music Man sees Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster leading the big parade. But although he's widely known for his onscreen roles like Wolverine in X-Men, this show is far from Jackman's first rodeo with musical theatre. The Grammy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning star is a seasoned stage performer and has plenty of credits to show for it.The Australian native's first major role onstage was Gaston in the 1995 production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast in Melbourne. The...

  • Little Shop of Horrors is currently scaring and thrilling audiences at the intimate Westside Theatre off Broadway. Night after night, the man-eating plant Audrey II opens its gaping maw to the audience, threatening to eat up everyone in sight. "You can feel the delight," said How to Get Away With Murder star Conrad Ricamora. "I love when there's kids in the audience, because there's such delight around the puppet, even though there's terror as well."Ricamora has loved Little Shop of Horrors ever...

  • Live from New York, it's Mr. Saturday Night — but only for seven more weeks. The Billy Crystal-led musical will play its final Broadway performance on September 4.Mr. Saturday Night is based on Crystal's 1992 movie of the same name, which he directed, co-wrote, and starred in. On Broadway, he reprises his lead role of Buddy Young, Jr., a comedian who damaged his relationships with his family as his career slid from its peak. He gets one more chance in fame late in life, and a chance to make...

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