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  • Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Diane Paulus, Alanis Morissette, Diablo Cody & Tom Kitt

    "Thank U," Alanis! Producers of Jagged Little Pill have partnered with American Express to bring us a special livestream event, featuring seven-time Grammy Award winner Alanis Morissette, alongside the Broadway cast and appearances by members of the musical's creative team. Entitled You Live, You Learn: A Night with Alanis Morissette and 'Jagged Little Pill', the event will benefit the COVID-19 emergency relief efforts of The Actors Fund and will take place on Tuesday, May 19 at 8pm (ET) on...

  • Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick in the Boston production of Plaza Suite

    Good news for fans of Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick: new dates have now been officially confirmed for the Broadway revival of Neil Simon's comedy Plaza Suite.The real-life married couple was set to star in the much anticipated production at Broadway's Hudson Theatre from March 13 through July 12, 2020, with an official opening scheduled for April 13. Producers have now announced that the limited engagement will now run at the same venue from March 19 through July 18, 2021. An...

  • Olly Dobson & Roger Bart in Back to the Future: The Musical

    In many of our daily #QuaranTunes we've lovingly looked back on musical gems of the past, but today it's time to look back to the future (see what we did there?) and showcase the cast of the world premiere production of Back to the Future: The Musical.The stage adapation of the popular 1985 Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment film celebrated its world premiere on February 20, 2020 at the Manchester Opera House in the UK. And although the limited engagement was interrupted on March 16 due to...

  • Ephraim Sykes

    For fans of Michael Jackson, the song "Heal the World" has taken on a whole new meaning over the past couple of months. Now, the current COVID-19 pandemic has caused a delay to the eagerly anticipated world premiere of MJ The Musical on Broadway.The new bio-musical was originally scheduled to begin previews at the Neil Simon Theatre on July 6, 2020, ahead of an official opening on August 13. However, the Broadway shutdown has now been enforced through (at least) September 6, 2020.The world...

  • Andrew Rannells and the Cast of The Book of Mormon

    I believe that the New York Theatre community will ultimately recover from the disastrous impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic and I also believe that laughter is a great temporary remedy. Arguably Broadway's most hilarious show (presently in lockdown) has to be the 2011 Tony Award-winning 'Best Musical' The Book of Mormon, so it's time for our Salt Lake City friends to spread a little joy with a Mormon-themed #QuaranTune of the day!"I Believe" was written by Robert Lopez (also represented on...

  • Broadway Shutdown

    The Broadway League has once again extended the current lockdown period for all Broadway theaters. Originally scheduled through April 12, then June 7, all Broadway performances have now been canceled through September 6, 2020. The Broadway League continues to monitor the present situation in accordance with guidelines from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and under the continued direction of New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo.President of the Broadway League, Charlotte St. Martin commented:...

  • Danny Burstein in Moulin Rouge! The Musical

    To commemorate the 2019-2020 Broadway and Off-Broadway season, special honorees have now been announced as recipients of the 2020 Outer Critics Circle Awards. In the spirit of celebration, in lieu of the traditional format of a number of nominees and one winner, the organization has adapted to the unprecedented circumstances New York City is currently experiencing. In each of the 26 categories, up to six honorees (for acting) or five honorees (for technical categories) were named from Broadway...

  • Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton

    Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story?... Disney+, that's who! The Walt Disney Company has just announced a release date for the highly anticipated film version of the musical juggernaut Hamilton. Instead of the previously reported movie theater release date of October 15, 2021, fans will now get to see the film much earlier than anticipated. Hamilton will be streamed worldwide on Disney+ from July 3, 2020, just in time for the Independence Day weekend. Finally, something great has come from...

  • Alex Newell & Hailey Kilgore in Once on This Island

    We hope that, despite the current limitations, all the mothers across the country were able to enjoy at least a moment feeling special yesterday. In light of Mother's Day, we've decided to carry on the celebrations and dedicate today's #QuaranTune to all the moms out there. They nurture, they comfort, and they provide. And we were are eternally grateful for them."Mama Will Provide" was written by Broadway veterans Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens as part of the score of the 1990 hit musical Once...

  • The Cast of Cats

    The Memory will live again this weekend! Following the previous weeks' streamings of Andrew Lloyd Webber productions on The Show Must Go On! YouTube Channel, including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Royal Albert Hall Celebration, and By Jeeves, it's now time for Lloyd Webber's feline friends to step back into the limelight.The 1998 release of the hit musical Cats will be made available for...

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