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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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Take a Trip Through the Memory of Tennessee Williams and the All-American Classic The Glass Menagerie

Take a Trip Through the Memory of Tennessee Williams and the All-American Classic The Glass Menagerie

You know Tennessee Williams: the Mississippi-born writer whose father didn’t approve of him being an author; the ambling dreamer who went to three different colleges (gaining the nickname Tennessee at the University of Iowa); the renowned playwright who mirrored his family in the characters of his plays, perhaps most prominently in his early masterpiece The Glass Menagerie, which is ...

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The Extraordinary Story of Big Fish, From Tall Tale to Larger-Than-Life Broadway Musical

The Extraordinary Story of Big Fish, From Tall Tale to Larger-Than-Life Broadway Musical

The incredible tales of adventurer Edward Bloom are coming to life in Big Fish, a mythical new musical about a man with big dreams and even bigger stories. Directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, the show opens officially on October 6 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Read on to discover how Big Fish swam from the page to the big ...

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Love, Prayer, LSD and Nina Simone: Get to Know Soul Doctor’s Rock Star Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

Love, Prayer, LSD and Nina Simone: Get to Know Soul Doctor’s Rock Star Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

Broadway is opening its arms to Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, who changed the sound of Judaism in the 1960s with his guitar and original songs. In the new bio musical Soul Doctor, Eric Anderson takes audiences on a journey through Carlebach’s life, explaining how one man with a unique vision inspired people around the world. The musical is currently in ...

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