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Comin' to Town! Tickets Now on Sale for Tony-Winning The Color Purple Musical in Pittsburgh

Comin' to Town! Tickets Now on Sale for Tony-Winning The Color Purple Musical in Pittsburgh

Must be somethin' to fuss about! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of The Color Purple in Pittsburgh. The touring production of the 2016 Tony Award-winning musical revival will open on November 14 at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts and close on November 19.

The Color Purple features a book by Marsha Norman, lyrics by ...

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Wonderful! Mary Kate Morrissey Will Star as Elphaba in the National Tour of Wicked

Wonderful! Mary Kate Morrissey Will Star as Elphaba in the National Tour of Wicked

The national tour of Wicked will have a new leading lady running the Emerald City as Mary Kate Morrissey takes over the role of Elphaba. The actress will join the cast on September 26 while the tour is in Cincinnati. Wicked will play Procter & Gamble Hall - Aronoff Center for the Arts through October 15.

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Dear Evan Hansen Star Ben Platt to Record Original Music on Debut Album

Dear Evan Hansen Star Ben Platt to Record Original Music on Debut Album

Ben Platt, the young Tony-winning star of Dear Evan Hansen, has signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records. The talented singer is expected to record original tunes on his first album.

"It has been a longtime dream to create original music," said Platt in a statement. "I am so excited to be working on this debut album and even ...

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Joyful! Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart & Carrie Compere Will Lead the National Tour of The Color Purple

Joyful! Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart & Carrie Compere Will Lead the National Tour of The Color Purple

Yes, they're beautiful and they're here! Broadway cast members Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere will lead the national tour of The Color Purple as Celie, Shug Avery and Sofia, respectively. The touring production of the Tony Award-winning musical revival, directed by Tony winner John Doyle, will kick off at the Proctors Theatre in Schenectady on October 7 ...

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Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Sets Broadway Dates and Theater

Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Sets Broadway Dates and Theater

The new musical adaptation of Mean Girls will begin previews at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre on March 12, 2018! The show will open on April 8.

The musical with a book adapted by the film's screenwriter, Tina Fey, will include an original score by Jeff Richmond (music) and Nell Benjamin (lyrics). It will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw (The Book of ...

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Victor Garber Will Join Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly! in 2018

Victor Garber Will Join Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly! in 2018

Four-time Tony Award nominee Victor Garber will join Bernadette Peters in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! Garber will replace David Hyde Pierce as Horace Vandergelder on the evening of January 20, 2018, the same performance when Peters joins the hit at the Shubert Theatre. Pierce and Bette Midler will play their final performance on January 14.

Garber returns to the Great White ...

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Back Where She Belongs! Bernadette Peters Will Return to Broadway in Hello, Dolly!

Back Where She Belongs! Bernadette Peters Will Return to Broadway in Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Bernadette! Stage icon Bernadette Peters will return to Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! The Tony-winning legend will take on the title role of Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, replacing 2017 Tony winner Bette Midler, on January 20, 2018 at the Shubert Theatre. As previously announced, Midler will play her final performance on January 14.

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Broadway Balances America Explores 'A Whole New World' with the Cast of Disney's Aladdin Tour

Broadway Balances America Explores 'A Whole New World' with the Cast of Disney's Aladdin Tour

Taking you wonder by wonder! Broadway Balances America, the special five-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, premieres its fourth season on September 11 (the episode will re-air on September 18) with an exclusive look at the touring production of Disney's Aladdin. Tune in as The Balancing Act takes viewers behind the scenes of the hit Broadway ...

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Dancing in the Street! Tickets Now On Sale for Golden Oldies Tuner Motown The Musical in Pittsburgh

Dancing in the Street! Tickets Now On Sale for Golden Oldies Tuner Motown The Musical in Pittsburgh

Get ready to go dancin’ in the street! Tickets are now on sale for the touring production of Motown The Musical in Pittsburgh. The smash-hit show about the life of iconic Motown founder Berry Gordy, featuring the classic songs of Motor City and a book by Gordy himself, will play the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts from November 21 ...

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We've Got Our Band! Rob Colletti, Lexie Dorsett Sharp & More Will Headline the National Tour of School of Rock

We've Got Our Band! Rob Colletti, Lexie Dorsett Sharp & More Will Headline the National Tour of School of Rock

Now repeat after us, we pledge allegiance to the band! Broadway fave Rob Colletti (The Book of Mormon) will star as Dewey Finn in the national tour of School of Rock. The touring production of the hit Broadway musical will launch at RBTL’s Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, NY, on September 30, before making stops and sticking it to the man ...

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Sing Out! Sammy Ferber, Skyler Volpe & Kaleb Wells Will Lead the Tour of Jonathan Larson's RENT

Sing Out! Sammy Ferber, Skyler Volpe & Kaleb Wells Will Lead the Tour of Jonathan Larson's RENT

Sammy Ferber, Skyler Volpe and Kaleb Wells will lead the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, as Mark Cohen, Mimi Marquez and Roger Davis, respectively. The touring production, which kicked off in September 2016, will continue to make stops in and bring "La Vie Boheme" to cities all across the country.

In addition to Ferber, Volpe and Wells, the cast of RENT ...

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Taylor Trensch 'Will Be Found' in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway

Taylor Trensch 'Will Be Found' in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway

Taylor Trensch, who currently appears as Barnaby Tucker in Hello, Dolly!, will star as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen beginning in mid-January 2018. Trensch will step into the role originated by 2017 Tony winner Ben Platt.

In additional casting news, Noah Galvin will step into the role of Evan Hansen beginning on November 21 for a limited run until ...

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Dancing Through Life! Grease: Live!'s Jon Robert Hall Joins the Wicked Tour as Fiyero

Dancing Through Life! Grease: Live!'s Jon Robert Hall Joins the Wicked Tour as Fiyero

He'll be swaying and sweeping and always keeping cool! Jon Robert Hall has signed on to play Fiyero in the national tour of Wicked, beginning August 22 at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music. In addition, Catherine Charlebois will take over as Nessarose in the touring production, after having played the role both on Broadway and on tour.

Hall is new to ...

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Opera Stars Meghan Picerno & Gardar Thor Cortes Will Lead the Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies

Opera Stars Meghan Picerno & Gardar Thor Cortes Will Lead the Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies

Come along and follow them! Award-winning opera stars Meghan Picerno and Garðar Thór Cortes will lead the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, The Phantom Returns as Christine Daaé and The Phantom, respectively. The touring production—a sequel to Lloyd Webber's blockbuster musical The Phantom of the Opera—will begin with a special preview engagement at Baltimore's ...

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New Musical Groundhog Day to End Broadway Run; Will Embark on National Tour

New Musical Groundhog Day to End Broadway Run; Will Embark on National Tour

The new Broadway musical Groundhog Day will play its final performance at the August Wilson Theatre on September 17. The show began previews on March 16 and opened on April 17. By closing, Groundhog Day will have played 31 previews and 176 regular performances. The show will kick off an 18-month national tour beginning in 2018. Details of a new ...

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Blowing Out Amps! Tickets Now on Sale for School of Rock—The Musical in Pittsburgh

Blowing Out Amps! Tickets Now on Sale for School of Rock—The Musical in Pittsburgh

It's almost time to be part of that heavenly scene! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of School of Rock—The Musical in Pittsburgh. The touring production of the smash hit Broadway musical, based on the 2003 movie of the same name, will open on October 17 at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts and close on ...

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Serve with a Smile! Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart & More Will Star in the National Tour of Waitress

Serve with a Smile! Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart & More Will Star in the National Tour of Waitress

She'll be pouring you a cup and saying, "Hello, how ya been?" Desi Oakley (Les Misérables, Evita) will star as Jenna in the national tour of Waitress. The touring production of the hit Broadway musical will launch at the Connor Palace—Playhouse Square in Cleveland on October 17, before making stops—and serving up pies—in cities all across the country.

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Live TV Musical Presentation of Jonathan Larson's Rent Will Air in 2018

Live TV Musical Presentation of Jonathan Larson's Rent Will Air in 2018

Start warming up your vocal cords and get ready to sing along! Fox's upcoming live television presentation of Jonathan Larson's iconic musical Rent will air in 2018, a representative for Fox has confirmed. An exact date for the TV musical will be announced.

The previously announced Rent presentation will be produced by Marc Platt, who is working closely with the ...

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A Christmas Story Live Musical Sets Date; SNL Veteran Maya Rudolph to Take on Lead Role

A Christmas Story Live Musical Sets Date; SNL Veteran Maya Rudolph to Take on Lead Role

This one's bound to win a major award! The highly anticipated live TV presentation of the Tony-nominated musical A Christmas Story will air on December 17 on Fox. SNL Emmy nominee Maya Rudolph has been announced to play the mom of Ralphie Parker.

The previously announced live production is inspired by both the beloved 1983 film and the 2012 Broadway ...

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Tony Winner Lea Salonga, Glee's Alex Newell & More Join Once on This Island

Tony Winner Lea Salonga, Glee's Alex Newell & More Join Once on This Island

And the gods heard our prayers! Tony winner Lea Salonga will return to Broadway in Once on This Island as Erzulie. Glee favorite Alex Newell is set to take on the role of Asaka. Cats favorite Quentin Earl Darrington and Merle Dandridge will play Agwe and Papa Ge, respectively. The musical, which features a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens ...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Broadway Production to Be Led by Original London Stars

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Broadway Production to Be Led by Original London Stars

Seven stars of the original West End cast of the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will reprise their roles on Broadway. The previously announced work, which runs in repertory in two parts, will begin in March 2018 with an opening set for April 22 at the Lyric Theatre.

Jamie Parker will play Harry Potter, with Noma Dumezweni as ...

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Brilliant! Tickets Now on Sale for Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical in Pittsburgh

Brilliant! Tickets Now on Sale for Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical in Pittsburgh

Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical in Pittsburgh. The show will open on December 19 at Heinz Hall and close on December 24.

The magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale comes to life on stage. Featuring the hit songs "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" and ...

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Broadway Across America to Acquire MagicSpace Entertainment’s Broadway-Presenting Business

Broadway Across America to Acquire MagicSpace Entertainment’s Broadway-Presenting Business

As the foremost presenter of first-class touring Broadway productions throughout North America, Broadway Across America (BAA) announced today that they are now operating in 44 markets in North America. After more than 20 years of presenting touring Broadway in Salt Lake City in partnership with MagicSpace Entertainment, BAA will be acquiring MagicSpace Entertainment’s Broadway-presenting business in Albuquerque, Boise, Fresno and ...

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Top of the Morning! Season Four of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Will Premiere in September

Top of the Morning! Season Four of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Will Premiere in September

Grab an extra cup of coffee because your mornings are about to get a Great White Way-sized makeover! Lifetime Channel's award-winning morning show The Balancing Act will present the fourth season of its five-part special series Broadway Balances America, sponsored by Broadway Across America. Season four of the series, which takes you backstage of some of Broadway's most-beloved musicals, will ...

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Aladdin Live-Action Film Casts Its Stars; Plus a New Sneak Peek at Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns

Aladdin Live-Action Film Casts Its Stars; Plus a New Sneak Peek at Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns

It's official! Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott will take a magic carpet ride in Disney's live-action Aladdin film. Massoud will play the title role with Scott as Princess Jasmine, according to Deadline coverage from Disney's D23 Expo. Also confirmed at the expo is the previously speculated Will Smith in the role of the Genie. 

Massoud is most known for ...

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