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Moulin Rouge! Stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit to Announce 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Moulin Rouge! Stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit to Announce 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Moulin Rouge! The Musical stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit will announce the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nominations in a live video on May 8 at 7PM. The video will be broadcast from Broadway.com Studios in Times Square on the Broadway.com's social media accounts.

Both popular stars are past winners of the Broadway.com Audience ...

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Frozen Star Jelani Alladin Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger

Frozen Star Jelani Alladin Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger

Jelani Alladin, the charming young star who appears as Kristoff in the newly Tony-nominated musical Frozen, will lead Broadway.com's latest vlog, Icebreaker, beginning on May 8. The vlog will follow Alladin and his co-stars backstage and onstage at the St. James Theatre where the new musical is playing to thrilled crowds eight times a week.

Frozen centers on two ...

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Broadway, Here I Come! Win a Trip to the 2019 Tony Awards Ceremony in New York City

Broadway, Here I Come! Win a Trip to the 2019 Tony Awards Ceremony in New York City

What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play! Haven't you always dreamed of being a part of Broadway's biggest night? Then it's time to enter to win the 2018 Broadway Across America Tony Awards Sweepstakes, presented by Broadway Across America, because now is your chance to win a trip for two to New York City ...

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Mean Girls & SpongeBob SquarePants Lead 2018 Tony Award Nominations

Mean Girls & SpongeBob SquarePants Lead 2018 Tony Award Nominations

The day has arrived! Nominations have been announced for the 2018 Tony Awards. Smash alums Leslie Odom Jr. and Katharine McPhee made the announcement live from the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Leading the list with 12 nominations are the new musicals Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants. Following just behind are the revival of Angels ...

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You Pick the Nominees! Choose Your Favorites for the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

You Pick the Nominees! Choose Your Favorites for the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

It's that time of the year! Award nominations are being announced almost every day, but at Broadway.com we want you to determine the season's best stars and shows.

It's time for Broadway's ultimate fans to pick nominees for the only major theatrical award chosen by audiences: the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Now's your chance to make your ...

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Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Host 10th Annual Jimmy Awards

Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Host 10th Annual Jimmy Awards

The Broadway League has announced that Tony winner Laura Benanti will emcee the 10th-annual Jimmy Awards ceremony on June 25 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre. The Jimmys honor the best in high-school musical-theater performance.

“Laura Benanti is a true Broadway star and we are so delighted to have this multi-talented Tony Award-winning actress as our host for the Jimmys ...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber & Chita Rivera to Receive 2018 Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Chita Rivera to Receive 2018 Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that Tony-winning composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tony-winning actress Chita Rivera will be the 2018 recipients of the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

“The cultural impact that Chita and Andrew have had on the international theater community and on theater education has been immeasurable,” said Heather Hitchens, president ...

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2018 Drama League Awards: The Band's Visit, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child & More Score Nominations

2018 Drama League Awards: The Band's Visit, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child & More Score Nominations

Nominations have been announced for the 2018 Drama League Awards for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nods were announced by Tony winners Harriet Harris, Julie White and two-time Tony nominee Christopher Sieber at Sardi's Restaurant.

The nominations announcement begins ...

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Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Will Host 2018 Tony Awards

Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Will Host 2018 Tony Awards

The Tony Awards have announced that singer, songwriter and Tony nominee Sara Bareilles and Tony-nominated actor, singer and songwriter Josh Groban will co-host the 72nd Annual Tony Awards live from Radio City Music Hall on June 10 at 8:00pm. The ceremony will be broadcast live on CBS.

“The theater has completely transformed my life in every way possible. I ...

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Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber Wins New York Emmy Award

Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber Wins New York Emmy Award

The John Gore Organization proudly accepted a New York Emmy Award on April 14 in the category of Special Event Coverage (Other Than News and Sports) for Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber. The Tony Awards special was executive-produced by John Gore, Lauren Reid and Rich Jaffe, produced by Paul Wontorek, co-written by Wontorek and Beth ...

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The Jimmy Awards Will Present the 2018 Inspiring Teacher Award to Florida's Janine Papin & Nadine Love

The Jimmy Awards Will Present the 2018 Inspiring Teacher Award to Florida's Janine Papin & Nadine Love

The Jimmy Awards will present the 2018 Inspiring Teacher Award, presented by Wells Fargo, to Florida teachers Janine Papin, of Trinity Preparatory School in Winter Park, and Nadine Love, of William R. Boone High School in Orlando. The award will be given to Papin and Love for the encouragement and inspiration that led their students to win the coveted Jimmy ...

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Exclusive! Jesus Christ Superstar to Launch North American Tour in 2019

Exclusive! Jesus Christ Superstar to Launch North American Tour in 2019

Fresh off of NBC's hit presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, a brand-new national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's acclaimed musical has been announced. Produced by Work Light Productions, the transfer of the 2017 Olivier Award-winning revival, which played two sold-out engagements in London, will now appear in 50 cities across North America beginning in the ...

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Aaron Tveit, Karen Olivo, Danny Burstein & More to Lead Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Aaron Tveit, Karen Olivo, Danny Burstein & More to Lead Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Stage favorite Aaron Tveit and Tony winner Karen Olivo are stepping into the shoes of Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman for the pre-Broadway run of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Tveit will play Christian and Olivo will portray Satine in the highly anticipated stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's 2001 motion picture. As previously announced, the show's out-of-town engagement will reopen Boston's newly ...

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Beetlejuice Musical to Play D.C.'s National Theatre Before Broadway

Beetlejuice Musical to Play D.C.'s National Theatre Before Broadway

Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the fan-favorite 1988 film of the same name, has booked its pre-Broadway engagement at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre. Performances will begin this October, with exact dates to be announced. Beetlejuice features a book by Anthony King and Scott Brown and a score by Eddie Perfect. Tony nominee Alex Timbers directs the new tuner ...

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Disney's Frozen, Starring Caissie Levy & Patti Murin, Opens on Broadway

Disney's Frozen, Starring Caissie Levy & Patti Murin, Opens on Broadway

The highly anticipated new stage adaptation of the hit Disney film Frozen officially opens at Broadway's St. James Theatre on March 22. Directed by Tony winner Michael Grandage and choreographed by Tony winner Rob Ashford, Frozen began preview performances on February 22. Broadway veterans Caissie Levy and Patti Murin star.

Frozen centers on two sisters who are pulled apart by ...

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Omaha's 2018-19 Season Will Include Broadway's Hamilton, Aladdin, Come From Away & More

Omaha's 2018-19 Season Will Include Broadway's Hamilton, Aladdin, Come From Away & More

The biggest hits on the Great White Way are headed to Omaha as part of the just-announced Broadway Across America–Omaha 2018-2019 season!

Broadway blockbusters Hamilton, Aladdin and Come From Away will be part of the upcoming season. The lineup will also include The Play That Goes Wrong, On Your Feet!, School of Rock and Miss Saigon. In addition, subscribers can ...

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Exclusive! Sara Bareilles Looks to Star in Alice in Wonderland Musical

Exclusive! Sara Bareilles Looks to Star in Alice in Wonderland Musical

This just might be the news of the day! Broadway.com has learned exclusively that Sara Bareilles, songwriter and recent star of Waitress, has eyes on starring in Tony winner Duncan Sheik's previously reported stage adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. Waitress book writer Jessie Nelson and Sheik's Spring Awakening co-writer Steven Sater are also at work on the new musical ...

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Jimmy Buffett Musical Escape to Margaritaville Opens on Broadway

Jimmy Buffett Musical Escape to Margaritaville Opens on Broadway

The new musical Escape to Margaritaville, featuring the island tunes of Jimmy Buffett, officially opens on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre on March 15. Featuring a book by Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley and direction by Come From Away Tony winner Christopher Ashley, Escape to Margaritaville began previews on February 16. Paul Alexander Nolan and Alison Luff star.

Escape to ...

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Sara Bareilles & Duncan Sheik Teaming Up on Alice in Wonderland Musical

Sara Bareilles & Duncan Sheik Teaming Up on Alice in Wonderland Musical

They almost snuck this one past us! Last month, Tony-winning Spring Awakening composer Duncan Sheik shared on Twitter that he is collaborating with Tony-nommed Waitress songwriter Sara Bareilles on a new musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Beyond that, not much is currently known about the project's development.

Sheik and Bareilles seem like a smart match as collaborators ...

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The Prom Finds Its Broadway Home at the Cort Theatre; Start Date Announced

The Prom Finds Its Broadway Home at the Cort Theatre; Start Date Announced

School's in! Broadway's new musical comedy The Prom has booked its main-stem home at the Cort Theatre. The previously announced show, slated to open on November 15, has announced a first preview date of October 21.

In The Prom, when Broadway’s brassiest stars get word that a student is unceremoniously sidelined from a small-town Indiana prom—and that the press is ...

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School of Rock—The Musical Tour Welcomes a New Batch of Young Band Members

School of Rock—The Musical Tour Welcomes a New Batch of Young Band Members

They're in the band! The touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock—The Musical will welcome eight new cast members beginning March 13 when the show plays The Kentucky Center in Louisville. Rocking their way across the country will be Alyssa Emily Marvin as Marcy, Grier Burke as Tomika, Vincent Molden as Zack, Huxley Westemeier as Billy and Iara ...

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And the Gods Heard Our Prayer! New Production of Once On This Island Will Launch National Tour in Fall 2019

And the Gods Heard Our Prayer! New Production of Once On This Island Will Launch National Tour in Fall 2019

Won't you dance for us now? Won't you give us a show? Yes, they will! The new hit production of Once On This Island, currently playing at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre, will launch a North American tour during the fall of 2019. The touring production of the critically-acclaimed revival will play Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre, with additional cities ...

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Defying Gravity! Tickets Now on Sale for High-Flying Hit Wicked in Omaha

Defying Gravity! Tickets Now on Sale for High-Flying Hit Wicked in Omaha

There's magic in the air as Wicked prepares to land in Omaha. Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of the hit musical. The show will open on May 16 at the Orpheum Theater and close on June 3.

A vivid reimagining of the classic The Wizard of Oz, Wicked spotlights the untold stories of Oz’s most famous ...

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Brandon Victor Dixon, Norm Lewis & More Join NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Brandon Victor Dixon, Norm Lewis & More Join NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Two-time Tony-nominated actor Brandon Victor Dixon (Hamilton) is among the new stars who have been added to the highly anticipated TV presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. Dixon will play the role of Judas in the new version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical, slated to air on Easter Sunday, April 1 on NBC. Also new to the company ...

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Smash Alum Katharine McPhee to Succeed Sara Bareilles in Broadway's Waitress

Smash Alum Katharine McPhee to Succeed Sara Bareilles in Broadway's Waitress

Katharine McPhee is bound for Broadway—and this time, it's for real. The star who gained legions of fans as Karen Cartwright on the Broadway-themed TV series Smash will make her official Great White Way debut in the lead role of Jenna in Waitress. McPhee will begin performances in the hit musical on April 10 for a limited engagement through June 17 ...

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