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Ask Alison! Tony-Nominated Fun Home Stars Beth Malone, Sydney Lucas & Emily Skeggs Talk Candy, Cash & Celebrities

In a fun Tony Awards twist, three actresses have nabbed nominations for playing the same woman in 2015—Fun Home stars Sydney Lucas, Beth Malone and Emily Skeggs play incarnations of cartoonist Alison Bechdel in three different decades of her life. But although all three stars are playing the same character, their answers to our “Ask Alison” quiz are wildly different ...

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They Did What?! Crazy Blast-From-the-Past Videos of Tony Nominees Ruth Wilson, Brian d’Arcy James & More

Being a 2015 Tony nominee is a huge honor, whether you’re a Broadway mainstay like Fun Home’s Michael Cerveris, a big screen legend like The Audience headliner Helen Mirren or a small screen favorite like Elisabeth Moss of The Heidi Chronicles. But there are also some, uh, interesting early roles on these actors’ resumes. We know you’ve already seen Christian ...

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All the Feelings! Bradley Cooper, Kristin Chenoweth & More 2015 Tony Nominees Turn Their Excitement Into Works of Art

It’s been a crazy week for the 2015 Tony nominees! After waking up at the crack of dawn to hear their names announced on TV by Bruce Willis and Mary Louise Parker, the stars received a flurry of congratulatory calls, texts and emails...but there was no time to celebrate, because they had to find something fancy to wear to ...

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Sutton Foster Needs to Pick Up an Ice Pack, a Band-Aid & Some Peacocks After Younger: Episode 6

Liza, played by Tony winner Sutton Foster, has already proven that she can take charge and run the show on TV Land's Younger. This week, Diana hands over the reins and gives Liza her first major assignment. It’s a lot of responsibility, and she handles it like a pro, we couldn’t help but note that there were just a few ...

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Happy #TonyTuesday! Stars & Supporters Tweet Their Excitement After the 2015 Tony Award Nominations

When Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker announced the 2015 Tony Award nominations on the morning of April 28, they made a bunch of thrilled Broadway stars jump for joy in their PJs (or at least, that's how we imagine it happening). After calling their moms and texting their friends, many of the nominees jumped on Twitter to share their excitement with the ...

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Woohoo! Kristin Chenoweth, Bradley Cooper & More Stars React to the 2015 Tony Nominations

The 2015 Tony Award nominations have officially been announced, and we’re not gonna lie—we are beyond psyched. There’s a few other people we’re willing to bet were pretty thrilled with the news this morning: The 2015 nominees! How are Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O’Hara, Christian Borle, Bradley Cooper, Michael Cerveris, Annaleigh Ashford, Andy Karl and more Tony nominees celebrating? Find out ...

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Sutton Foster Channels Her Inner Gynecologist & Richard Gere in Younger: Episode 5

It’s time to get Younger! In this week’s episode, Sutton Foster doesn’t break as many beds as she did last week, but she does try a whole bunch of new things. It ranges from hot (like tossing out her thankfully shirtless boyfriend) to intimate (spoiler: we reference Hilary Duff’s lady parts below) to nostalgic (clap clap clap clap). Friendships are ...

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Oh, What a Beautiful Partnership! The 50 Greatest Broadway Songs by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein

With the just-opened revival of The King and I, the classic songs of composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II are home again on Broadway, something that has occurred for countless theater seasons since 1943 with their first collaboration, Oklahoma! While their fruitful songwriting partnership begat 11 complete Broadway musicals, sometimes those shows can fall into a pattern: the ...

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Sutton Foster Takes Charge & Breaks Beds in Younger: Episode 4 (Plus More Miriam Shor Statement Jewelry!)

You thought last week’s Younger was steamy? Guess again. When we left off, Liza let her Frida come out to play, Kelsey pursued a Swedish author, Maggie gave some stellar pep talks and Diana rocked her golden donuts. In tonight’s episode, Liza proved that while she may just be an assistant at the office, she’s actually the one in charge—at work ...

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Take That, Broadway! See Gary Barlow's Evolution From Stripping Boy Band Star to Finding Neverland Composer

On Broadway, Gary Barlow is known as the composer of the much buzzed-about Finding Neverland—and in his native U.K., he’s something of a national treasure. In the 1990s Barlow made his name as the frontman of Take That, the Brits’ equivalent of the Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync. After splitting in 1996, the band successfully reunited a decade later to ...

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Sutton Foster & Her ‘Frida’ Pop Some Pills & Play Matchmaker in Younger: Episode 3

Sutton Foster and company are back in an all new episode of Younger! When we left off, Liza—having passed herself off as a 26-year-old—booked an assistant gig at the publishing firm and had a mouthgasm while on a date with hot tattoo artist Josh (among other things). In tonight’s episode, we met a new character. Her name is Frida. Frida ...

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Sutton Foster Learns About Hookup Apps, #ToplessTuesday & More in Younger Two-Part Premiere

The Sutton Foster-led Younger premiered on TV Land on March 31 with two back-to-back episodes. In the half-hour comedy, the Tony winner plays Liza Miller, a 40-year-old newly single mother who passes herself off as 26 to resume her professional life. Along the way, she learns all sorts of tidbits that every 20-something should have on their radar. Here are ...

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Let's Start at the Very Beginning! 50 Fun Facts About The Sound of Music on the Film's 50th Anniversary

Can you believe that the hills have been alive with The Sound of Music for 50 years? It's been five decades since the beloved film version of the musical, starring Julie Andrews as an Austrian novice nun-turned-nanny was released in America on March 2, 1965. To celebrate, we've rounded up 50 fun Sound of Music facts about the last musical ...

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Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About the 2014 Ceremony

The 68th annual Tony Awards ceremony is almost here! We’ve pulled together some frequently asked questions about this celebration of Broadway’s best so that you can find all of the answers in one place.

When are the 2014 Tony Awards?
Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 8PM EST.

Where will the Tony Awards ceremony be held?
Radio City Music Hall in ...

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Meet the Newbies! Five Tony-Nominated Fresh Faces You Need to Know

For a Broadway newcomer, just getting the chance to perform on the Great White Way is a huge thrill—but these five new stars not only nabbed the role of a lifetime this season, they also received Tony nominations for their stellar breakout performances. Broadway.com photo editor Caitlin McNaney hit the town with Bullets Over Broadway star Nick Cordero, A ...

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2014 Tony Playlist! Stream Tracks From Neil Patrick Harris, Ramin Karimloo & More Best Actor Nominees

The 2014 Tony Awards are less than three weeks away...and the anticipation is killing us! As the excruciating countdown to June 8 continues, Broadway.com is bringing you a series of Tony Award playlists, available to stream and share for free on Spotify. This week, we’ve created a mix of tracks sung by the stars nominated for the Best ...

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2014 Tony Playlist! Stream Songs From Beautiful, Aladdin, Hedwig & More Best Musical Nominees

Broadway.com is counting down the days until the 2014 Tony Awards (26!) and while we absolutely can’t wait for the red carpet fashion and the heartfelt speeches, we’re most excited about the live performances by the shows nominated in the Best Musical and Best Musical Revival categories. So, to help pass the time until the big ceremony on June ...

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Cabaret Undressed! The Real-Life Stories Behind the Gritty, Glittering Broadway Hit

Willkommen back to Broadway, Cabaret! The classic Kander and Ebb musical has arrived for a return engagement on the Great White Way, with Alan Cumming reprising his Tony-winning performance as the Emcee alongside Oscar nominee Michelle Williams, who is making her Broadway debut as British cabaret singer Sally Bowles. In the iconic tale set in 1930s Berlin, the Emcee holds ...

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Dreaming of a White Way Christmas! From St. Louis to Rent, Watch Five Holiday Musical Moments

The holiday season is in full force and our Christmas playlists are accompanying us everywhere we go. Because wrapping gifts goes faster while you listen to showtunes (proven fact!), we compiled some of our favorite holiday scenes from musicals. After all, some of the greatest Christmas carols were originally written for stage and movie musicals. From Judy Garland to the ...

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Kelly Lamont Dishes on Being Million Dollar Quartet Only Female and Shaking Her ‘Mean’ Tambourine

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Kelly Lamont is crossing the country as Dyanne in the national tour of Million Dollar Quartet. Although this is the show’s first national tour, Lamont is no stranger to the rock ‘n’ roll musical, as she originated the role in the Chicago production in 2008. Based on the one fateful night in 1956 when Elvis Presley, Johnny ...

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Rocker James Barry Doles Out His Tips for Traveling with a Toddler in Million Dollar Quartet

He may sing “Blue Suede Shoes” in the national tour of Million Dollar Quartet, but how many pairs is he able to pack while on the road? James Barry, who stars in the show as rocker Carl Perkins, makes his way around the country with the Quartet cast, with his wife and young son in tow. The actor filled out ...

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Because We Knew You! Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth & Wicked Stars on the Musical That Changed Broadway for Good

As Wicked celebrates 10 years on the Great White Way, Broadway.com is looking back at our own history with the blockbuster musical. We combed our archives of in-depth interviews and red carpet chats to see what Idina Menzel (Elphaba),  Kristin Chenoweth (Glinda), Norbert Leo Butz (Fiyero), Joel Grey (the Wizard), Michelle Federer (Nessarose), Christopher Fitzgerald (Boq ...

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Find Out How Underage Drinking and Club Hopping Helped Douglas Carter Beane Pen Sister Act

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As the musical adaptation of Sister Act was preparing to hop the pond from the West End to Broadway, producers enlisted a veteran playwright to give the show a Broadway makeover: Douglas Carter Beane. The famously funny writer earned his third Tony Award nomination for his Sister Act efforts, having gotten nods for his two previous Rialto ...

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The Extraordinary Story of Big Fish, From Tall Tale to Larger-Than-Life Broadway Musical

The incredible tales of adventurer Edward Bloom are coming to life in Big Fish, a mythical new musical about a man with big dreams and even bigger stories. Directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, the show opens officially on October 6 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Read on to discover how Big Fish swam from the page to the big ...

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Broadway Buzz: Catch Forever Tango Stars Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy on Their Smoldering Opening Night

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Take 18 of the world’s best ballroom dancers, put them onstage at the Walter Kerr Theatre, and what do you get? The Broadway revival of Luis Bravo's internationally acclaimed Forever Tango, the sexy, super-exciting dance show that’s celebrating its third go-round on the Great White Way. On July 14, the sweltering heat kicked into high gear just in time for ...

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