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Sailors on Temporary Leave! On the Town Cancels Week of Performances on Broadway

Sailors on Temporary Leave! On the Town Cancels Week of Performances on Broadway

The Broadway revival of On the Town will cancel six performance this spring due to a scheduled event at the Lyric Theatre. Performances scheduled for May 7 through May 12 have been scratched; additional evening performances will now take place on May 4 and May 17.

First seen on the Great White Way in 1944, On the Town features music ...

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Director Stephen Daldry Says That Tony-Winning Billy Elliot May Be Adapted for the Silver Screen

Director Stephen Daldry Says That Tony-Winning Billy Elliot May Be Adapted for the Silver Screen

This feels very meta. The Tony-winning Billy Elliot musical, which was based on the Oscar nominated 2000 film and a performance of which was recently broadcast to movie theaters, may be adapted for the big screen. Director Stephen Daldry told the AP that he and writer Lee Hall are “thinking about turning it back into a movie now. So it ...

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Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Who Should Play Trina in the New Broadway Revival of Falsettos?

Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Who Should Play Trina in the New Broadway Revival of Falsettos?

The Broadway.com staff is obsessed with Culturalist, the fun site that lets you choose and rank your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to rank—we’ll announce the most popular choices on the new episode of The Broadway.com Show every Wednesday.

Last week, we asked you to pick ...

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Mark Rylance-Led Farinelli and the King Will Transfer to London's West End

Mark Rylance-Led Farinelli and the King Will Transfer to London's West End

Three-time Tony winner Mark Rylance is returning to the West End—next stop Broadway? Claire van Kampen’s new play Farinelli and the King, which is currently running at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe, will transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre. Directed by John Dove and designed by Jonathan Fensom, the production will open in ...

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Odds & Ends: Darren Criss Gets New Hedwig Material, Kelly Clarkson Gushes About Bernadette Peters & More

Odds & Ends: Darren Criss Gets New Hedwig Material, Kelly Clarkson Gushes About Bernadette Peters & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Darren Criss Will Get Fresh Material for Hedwig
No doubt Glee star Darren Criss will be a new breed of rock goddess when he dons the wig at the Belasco Theatre in Hedwig and the Angry Inch beginning April 29. Very new, in fact. In a recent interview ...

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Harry Connick Jr. on Coming Back to Broadway, Goofing Off on American Idol & Leaving Sia Covers Out of His NYC Concert

Harry Connick Jr. on Coming Back to Broadway, Goofing Off on American Idol & Leaving Sia Covers Out of His NYC Concert

Get ready because Harry Connick Jr.’s coming back to town! The chart-topping musician is gearing up for his March 7 concert at Avery Fisher Hall. Although Connick is most familiar as a Grammy-winning recording artist, Emmy-winning actor and hilarious American Idol judge, Broadway fans know him for his Tony-nominated role in The Pajama Game opposite Kelli O’Hara, headlining ...

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After Two Successful Off-Broadway Engagements, Benjamin Scheuer's The Lion Will Tour U.S.

After Two Successful Off-Broadway Engagements, Benjamin Scheuer's The Lion Will Tour U.S.

The Lion, written by and starring Benjamin Scheuer, will launch a national tour following its off-Broadway limited engagement. The tour will kick off on August 22 at Lowell, Massachusetts’ Merrimack Repertory Theatre. The off-Broadway production will end on March 29 at the Lynn Redgrave Theater.

After Lowell, the Sean Daniels-helmed production will play Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Rochester’s Geva Theatre ...

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John Cameron Mitchell: '10 Things I’ve Learned While Headlining Hedwig in My Fifties'

John Cameron Mitchell: '10 Things I’ve Learned While Headlining Hedwig in My Fifties'

Nothing’s gonna tear John Cameron Mitchell down—not even a torn meniscus. The 51-year-old Hedwig and the Angry Inch co-creator and star is currently rocking a not-so-glam knee brace under his fishnets after he was nearly sidelined by an onstage injury. But after a weeklong hiatus (former Hedwig Michael C. Hall stepped in for the star on the fly ...

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She Lives For the Applause! Fans Name the Top 10 Roles They Want to See Lady Gaga Play on Broadway

She Lives For the Applause! Fans Name the Top 10 Roles They Want to See Lady Gaga Play on Broadway

Lady Gaga really wowed us on the Oscars, and we’ve been playing her surprisingly great renditions of “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss” and more on a loop ever since. Now that we know that Ms. Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is definitely Broadway material, we asked fans on Culturalist.com which roles they’d like to see her tackle on the ...

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Bundle Up! (Most) Broadway Shows Will Offer Exchanges Due to (Yet Another) Snowstorm

Bundle Up! (Most) Broadway Shows Will Offer Exchanges Due to (Yet Another) Snowstorm

Hey, does anyone in New York remember what the sun looks like? With another blast of snow hitting the Great White Way on March 5, many shows will offer exchanges to those who cannot make it to the theater due to weather.

At this time, all Broadway shows except for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will provide exchanges for future ...

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