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Broadway Buzz: Tony-Winning Designer William Ivey Long on the Art, Insects and Pop Stars that Inspired His Cinderella Costumes

Cinderella is enchanting Broadway with stellar performances by Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana, paired with a breathtaking set and jaw-dropping effects. William Ivey Long picked up his sixth Tony Award for Cinderella’s gorgeous costumes—one of the standout aspects of the musical. We went inside his Tribeca studio to get the inside scoop on his elaborate designs for the Rodgers ...

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Broadway Buzz: Party Games, Staff Picks & Everything You Need to Know About the 2013 Tony Awards

Theater lovers, rejoice! Broadway’s biggest, most glamorous night is almost upon us—the 67th annual Tony Awards will shine from TV screens across the country on June 9. We at Broadway.com could not be more excited about the razzle-dazzle affair and are bringing you everything you need to know before the big night. Dive into Tony Awards central below with ...

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Broadway Buzz: Matilda Composer Tim Minchin on Borrowing from Sondheim & Being Pitted Against Cyndi Lauper

Australian composer/singer/comedian Tim Minchin received a 2013 Tony nomination for the playful, witty and infectious score of Broadway's Matilda, but he still fancies himself a modern day rock star. He's gone from performing in small cabaret venues in Perth to playing big arenas across the globe to portraying the drugged-out, washed-up rocker Atticus Fetch on the hit Showtime ...

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Broadway Buzz: Watch Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and the Stars of Cinderella Record Their Cast Album

The hit revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical Cinderella is being preserved on a cast recording for the entire kingdom to hear. We got an exclusive visit to the studio on the day the cast recorded the newly orchestrated score. Get a close-up look as Tony nominees Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and Victoria Clark sing “The Prince Is Giving ...

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Broadway Buzz: The Glee Gang & Kristin Chenoweth Go Backstage to Welcome Annie’s Jane Lynch to Broadway

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Emmy winner Jane Lynch made her official Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated musical revival of Annie on May 16. Lynch’s opening night crowd included loads of fans and many of her Glee co-stars, including Darren Criss, Chris Colfer and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth. In honor of the occasion, Lynch received a big opening night bash at Ruby Foo’s restaurant. But ...

Broadway Buzz: See Matthew Morrison, Wendy Williams, Stephanie J. Block & More Talk Up the Fans on the 2013 BACA Red Carpet

Broadway’s brightest stars flooded the red carpet on May 5 for the 13th annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, the season’s only major awards voted on by the fans. Hosted by incoming Chicago star Wendy Williams, the awards took place at the Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center. Presenters included ...

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My Space: Lucky Finds and a Mini Me! The Addams Family's Jennifer Fogarty Shows Off Her Must-Have Backstage Items

In the national tour of The Addams Family, Jennifer Fogarty plays far from sunny daughter Wednesday. In the new musical, she’s a young woman who is about to take on the daunting task of introducing her parents, Morticia and Gomez, to the boy she’s fallen in love with—the son of a normal family from Ohio. Below, Fogarty takes us on ...

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The Power of the Fans! 2013 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Winners Announced

Broadway fans have spoken, picking their favorites of the season at the 2013 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, which were presented May 5 at The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center.

Upcoming Chicago star Wendy Williams hosted the starry affair, which featured presenters Laura Benanti, Stephanie J. Block, Sierra Boggess ...

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Broadway Buzz: Meet the Nominees! Complete Coverage of the Starry 2013 Tony Press Reception

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Barely 24 hours after the Tony nominations were announced, the happy (and slightly dazed) nominees got dolled up and headed to the Millennium Broadway Hotel on May 1 for a mammoth press meet- and-greet. Wearing their official Tony nominee lapel pins, the stars and creative team members posed for photos, sat for dozens of video and print interviews and got ...

Broadway Buzz: It’s a Glorious Opening Night for the Soaring Stars of Pippin

There was magic in the air on April 25, when the new circus-inspired revival of Pippin officially arrived Broadway! Directed by Diane Paulus, the new mounting of Stephen Schwartz’s beloved musical stars Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Terrence Mann, Charlotte D’Amboise, Rachel Bay Jones, and Andrea Martin in a newly imagined, high-flying production. After taking their opening night bows, Thomas ...

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Broadway Buzz: Music Legends Galore Get Into the Groove at Motown: The Musical’s Broadway Opening Night

Dozens of music icons hit the red carpet outside the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre to celebrate the much-anticipated Broadway opening night of Motown: The Musical, the brand new tuner that charts the story of Motown founder Berry Gordy and the birth of the sound that changed the nation. Gordy himself scripted the musical, so it was no surprise that a multitude of ...

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The Addams Family's Shaun Rice Gives Essential Advice for Life on Tour

There’s one in every family, and Shaun Rice plays “that one” as Uncle Fester in the national tour of The Addams Family. After sticking lightbulbs in his mouth and pining after the moon eight times a week in the national tour, a guy’s needs to know how to unwind. The actor shared his tips for mastering life on the road ...

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Broadway Buzz: Matilda's Marvelous Stars Bask in the Delight of Opening Night

Roald Dahl's classic children's story Matilda has been transformed into a marvelous musical extravaganza! Matilda has officially arrived on Broadway in an imaginative production directed by Tony winner Matthew Warchus. The show stars Bertie Carvel as the malevolent Miss Trunchbull, Lauren Ward as the sweet Miss Honey, Gabriel Ebert and Lesli Margherita as the madcap Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood and ...

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March Musical Madness Champion! And the Best Broadway Musical of All Time Is…

The fans have had their say! After a month of fierce debates, difficult decisions and tens of thousands of votes, Broadway.com’s March Musical Madness has finally found a winner for the title of All-Time Best Broadway Musical. Our championship bracket began with 64 musicals, and now only one remains. And the winner is… WICKED!

The untold story of the ...

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Broadway Buzz: Tom Hanks and the Cast of Lucky Guy Make Headlines and Honor Nora Ephron on Opening Night

Film, TV and theater veterans and NYC literary bigwigs were eager to take a trip to the Broadhurst Theatre for opening night of Nora Ephron’s drama Lucky Guy. Friends and supporters of Ephron were on hand to remember the late playwright, as well as show some love for Oscar winner Tom Hanks as he made his long-awaited Broadway debut in ...

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March Musical Madness, Final Round: Les Miserables vs. Wicked in the Championship!

It’s finally here! Broadway.com’s March Musical Madness has reached its championship round, and the two shows in contention for the All-Time Best Broadway Musical just might surprise you!

Click here for the UPDATED 2013 Broadway.com March Musical Madness bracket!

On one side is Les Miserables, the groundbreaking epic that’s become a household name since bowing on Broadway in ...

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March Musical Madness, Round Five: Rent vs. Wicked & Les Miz vs. Cabaret in the Final Four

We’ve finally arrived at the Final Four in our March Musical Madness tournament, in which Broadway.com voters make their picks for the all-time best Broadway musical.

After five rounds, 64 shows have been narrowed down to just four, and one of them will win the coveted title!

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Find Out How The Lion KIng Tour’s Nick Cordileone 'Hijacked' His Spot on Pride Rock

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Nick Cordileone plays Timon, Simba’s feisty meerkat ally in the national tour of The Lion King. In addition to appearing off-Broadway in The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd, Cordileone claims to be no victim of typecasting, having also played such eclectic roles as Candida, Alice Sycamore, the females of The 39 Steps and Grandpa Ben in Broadway Bound ...

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Broadway Buzz: How Roald Dahl's Matilda Went from Mischievous Children's Classic to Magical Broadway Musical

Few children’s authors are as revered as Roald Dahl, creator of some of the best-loved children's stories of the 20th century, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach and Fantastic Mr. Fox. One of Dahl's final books, Matilda, inspired a hit movie and now an acclaimed, award-winning musical, which opens on April 11 at Broadway's Shubert ...

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March Musical Madness, Round Four: Les Miz vs. West Side Story, Wicked vs. The Lion King & More in the Elite Eight

We’re more than halfway done with March Musical Madness, Broadway.com’s search for the best Broadway musical of all time.

We began the tournament with 64 shows, and now we’re down to our Elite Eight. Which of these worthy contenders will make it to the final round and win the coveted title?

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March Musical Madness, Round Three: Rent vs. Sweeney Todd, Guys & Dolls vs. South Pacific & More in the Sweet Sixteen

Can’t get enough of March Musical Madness? The games have begun and things are heating up as all of your favorite musicals continue to go head to head until only one champion remains!

Round Two has come to a close, leaving us with just 16 shows left in the battle for the title of All-Time Best Broadway Musical. Check out ...

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The Lion King Tour’s Jelani Remy Remains Regal on the Road by Burning the Funk Away

The touring life ain’t easy, but we polled the pros for their tips on surviving the ultimate road trip: a national tour.These actors have mastered the art of the bus-and-truck lifestyle. This edition of Road Rules features Jelani Remy who plays Simba, the prodigal son of The Lion King on tour. Remy filled out our questionnaire and shared his ...

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Broadway Buzz: Jump Into the Driver’s Seat on Opening Night of Hands on a Hardbody

The stars of the new musical Hands on a Hardbody cruised onto the Great White Way on March 21. Broadway.com got the opening night buzz from stars Hunter Foster, Keith Carradine, composers Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green, and more on opening night. Based on a real-life competition in Texas, Hands on a Hardbody tells the story of 10 down-on-their-luck ...

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March Musical Madness, Round Two: West Side Story vs. A Chorus Line, Annie vs. Cabaret & More Match-Ups

Broadway.com’s March Musical Madness is in full swing, and from what we can tell on Facebook and Twitter, fans are going nuts as their favorite musicals duke it out for a shot at the finals. Did your picks make it through to Round Two?

Now that Round One has officially ended, we’re left with 32 fabulous contenders, all vying ...

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March Musical Madness, Round One: Wicked vs. Into the Woods, Hairspray vs. Funny Girl & More Match-Ups

And we’re off! Broadway.com’s March Musical Madness has begun, and the search for the all-time best Broadway musical is officially in action.

Round One begins with 64 match-ups of some of the greatest, funniest, most tragic and beautiful musicals ever to grace the Broadway stage. Vote below in each match-up as we narrow down the field to 32 contenders ...

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