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Behind the Curtain of Act One! Chart Theater Legend Moss Hart’s Extraordinary Journey to Broadway

Behind the Curtain of Act One! Chart Theater Legend Moss Hart’s Extraordinary Journey to Broadway

Get ready for a little Broadway on Broadway! Act One is based on the autobiography of famed playwright, director and storyteller Moss Hart, which chronicles his astonishing rise from poverty to his first Broadway hit (of many) in 1930. Don't worry, this isn't a dry history play—Hart always had an ear for drama and told his story ...

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Dogs, Bromance & James Franco: 12 Things Your English Teacher Didn’t Tell You About Of Mice and Men

Dogs, Bromance & James Franco: 12 Things Your English Teacher Didn’t Tell You About Of Mice and Men

You probably know it as the novella you had to read for ninth grade English class, but John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men also has a storied stage history. Another chapter gets written on April 16, when a new Broadway revival opens at the Longacre Theatre. Directed by Anna D. Shapiro, the production stars James Franco as George and ...

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Charmed! Follow Bullets Over Broadway’s Journey From the Silver Screen to the Great White Way

Charmed! Follow Bullets Over Broadway’s Journey From the Silver Screen to the Great White Way

The new musical Bullets Over Broadway features an irresistable mix of gangsters, sex and splashy song-and-dance numbers, all set against the fizzy backdrop of 1929 New York. And guess what? The story behind its arrival to the boards is pretty juicy, too—and it also involves gangsters! Read below to find out how Woody Allen’s 1994 comedy became an ...

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The Evolution of A Raisin in the Sun, From Dream Deferred to Broadway Masterpiece

The Evolution of A Raisin in the Sun, From Dream Deferred to Broadway Masterpiece

You read it in school, you've seen it on stage and maybe you even have both TV adaptations on DVD. But do you know the real story behind Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking 1959 family drama A Raisin in the Sun? Read below to learn all about the Younger family, from the real events that inspired the story to the ...

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Bloody Battles, Crazy-Long Books & Broadway: A (Sorta) Historically Accurate Timeline of Les Miserables

Bloody Battles, Crazy-Long Books & Broadway: A (Sorta) Historically Accurate Timeline of Les Miserables

Les Miserables has officially returned to Broadway! But before you join the crusade, it's time for a little history lesson. Wait, don't leave! Even if you failed History class, you can get an A+ in Les Miserables trivia by reading our fun (and mostly historically accurate) timeline of the story, from the classic Victor Hugo novel to the ...

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The Evolution of Rocky! The Italian Stallion's Wild Ride From Screen to Stage, as Told By Sylvester Stallone

The Evolution of Rocky! The Italian Stallion's Wild Ride From Screen to Stage, as Told By Sylvester Stallone

Get out that boom box, blast "Eye of the Tiger" and put on your boxing gloves, because the new musical Rocky opens on Broadway March 13! Directed by Alex Timbers and featuring music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and a book by Thomas Meehan and original Rocky star and screenwriter Sylvester Stallone, the new ringside extravaganza is based ...

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More E! Than ESPN? Get the Lowdown on the Yankees with Our Handy Bronx Bombers Cheat Sheet

More E! Than ESPN? Get the Lowdown on the Yankees with Our Handy Bronx Bombers Cheat Sheet

So, you're about to see Bronx Bombers, the new play celebrating the storied history of the New York Yankees, but there's only one problem: You know absolutely nothing about baseball. Don't worry, theater fans, we’ve got you covered! Read below for a crash course on the legendary players featured in the new show—and would it ...

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Betrayal Exposed: How Harold Pinter’s Real-Life Affair Inspired an Illicit Love Triangle on Stage & Screen

Betrayal Exposed: How Harold Pinter’s Real-Life Affair Inspired an Illicit Love Triangle on Stage & Screen

Daniel CraigRachel Weisz and Rafe Spall are embroiled in a secret love triangle in the new Broadway revival of Betrayal, opening October 27 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Read below to find out how Harold Pinter’s real tryst inspired a play about infidelity and deception that great actors can't resist.


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Chart the History of John Grisham’s A Time to Kill, From Bestselling Novel to Broadway Thriller

Chart the History of John Grisham’s A Time to Kill, From Bestselling Novel to Broadway Thriller

A new stage adaptation of John Grisham's bestselling novel A Time to Kill has come to order on Broadway, starring Sebastian Arcelus as ambitious young lawyer Jake Brigance and John Douglas Thompson as Carl Lee Hailey, a man who takes the law into his own hands when a harrowing crime is committed against his daughter. Below, find out how ...

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Before A Night with Janis Joplin on Broadway, Learn 10 Fascinating Facts About the Rock 'n' Roll Icon

Before A Night with Janis Joplin on Broadway, Learn 10 Fascinating Facts About the Rock 'n' Roll Icon

Faster than you can say “Me & Bobby McGee,” A Night with Janis Joplin has blazed its way to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre, where the biographical musical open on October 10. Mary Bridget Davies stars as the legendary rock star, whose meteoric rise to fame and tragic death at age 27 made her an enduring icon. Joplin’s personal history is ...

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