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Les Miserables' Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the First African-American to Play Jean Valjean on Broadway, Dead at 21

Les Miserables' Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the First African-American to Play Jean Valjean on Broadway, Dead at 21

Broadway.com has confirmed that Les Miserables cast member Kyle Jean-Baptiste died on the evening of August 28 after accidentally falling from a fire escape. He was making his Great White Way debut in the production and was just 21 years old.

Baptiste made history this summer when he became the youngest person ever on Broadway to play the role ...

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Craig Bennett & Rachel Zatcoff Set for The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway

Craig Bennett & Rachel Zatcoff Set for The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway

Why have we brought you here? There are two new cast members joining Broadway’s longest running musical! Craig Bennett and Rachel Zatcoff have been tapped for The Phantom of the Opera as Monsieur Firmin and the Christine Alternate, respectively. Bennett, an original star of the new Phantom North American tour, will begin performances on August 31, succeeding Tim Jerome. Zatcoff ...

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Odds & Ends: Sutton Foster Set for Mad Dogs, See Idina Menzel as Dorothy & More

Odds & Ends: Sutton Foster Set for Mad Dogs, See Idina Menzel as Dorothy & More

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Sutton Foster Set for Mad Dogs
Sutton Foster has booked yet another small screen gig! TV Line reports that the Younger headliner and two-time Tony winner will appear as a guest star on Amazon Prime’s Mad Dogs, which focuses on a collection of underachieving fortysomething friends. Foster is set ...

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Christopher J. Hanke & More Tapped for Topher Payne’s Perfect Arrangement Off-Broadway

Christopher J. Hanke & More Tapped for Topher Payne’s Perfect Arrangement Off-Broadway

From Barbra's basement to the state department! Former Buyer and Cellar headliner Christopher J. Hanke and more will appear in the previously announced New York premiere of Topher Payne’s dark comedy Perfect Arrangement. Directed by Michael Barakiva, the limited engagement will run September 29 through November 6 at off-Broadway's Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street. Opening night is ...

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Odds & Ends: Aaron Tveit Joins Social Media, Watch Serena Williams Sing Little Mermaid & More

Odds & Ends: Aaron Tveit Joins Social Media, Watch Serena Williams Sing Little Mermaid & More

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Aaron Tveit Gets Social
At last...Your Broadway boyfriend Aaron Tveit is now on Instagram and Twitter! Tveitertots around the world celebrated on August 27 as the stage and screen star sent out his inaugural Instagram post and tweet: "Finally decided to join the 21st Century. Next up... cell ...

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James Bond Star Daniel Craig Reveals: 'I Don’t Want to Do Broadway Anymore'

James Bond Star Daniel Craig Reveals: 'I Don’t Want to Do Broadway Anymore'

We're shaken and stirred with this news—Daniel Craig will not be coming back to the Great White Way. "I’ve done Broadway and I was happy with that, but I don’t want to do Broadway anymore," the current James Bond told DuJour.

Happily, Craig is not ruling out a return to the Big Apple stage entirely, saying: "I’d like to ...

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Broadway Alums Henry Winkler & Kristin Chenoweth Advised Marlee Matlin to Take Spring Awakening Role

Broadway Alums Henry Winkler & Kristin Chenoweth Advised Marlee Matlin to Take Spring Awakening Role

Oscar winner Marlee Matlin is set to make her Broadway debut in Spring Awakening in a few short weeks, but the decision to come to the Great White Way was not one she took lightly.

“My mind’s been blown,” Matlin told Broadway.com about her experience in rehearsal with the Deaf West production. She added that before she took ...

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Aretha Franklin Wants Her Life Story on Broadway; Could Audra McDonald Star?

R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Aretha Franklin Wants Her Life Story on Broadway; Could Audra McDonald Star?

This has made us "Think!" Aretha Franklin wants her life story on Broadway. "I would like to see it be a dramatic musical," the Queen of Soul told Billboard. "I loved the Motown musical; it was so great. I think the timing is very good now, especially behind Jersey Boys, Carole King." She added, "Gloria ...

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Two-Time Tony Winner Viola Davis Will Star in Film Adaptation of Fences, Directed by Denzel Washington

Two-Time Tony Winner Viola Davis Will Star in Film Adaptation of Fences, Directed by Denzel Washington

Viola Davis, who won one of her two Tonys for her performance in Fences, has revealed that she will appear in a screen adaptation of the show. “They are making Fences, August Wilson’s play, into a feature that Denzel Washington is directing and I’m going to be in,” the actress told The New York Times. Washington was her co-star ...

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Odds & Ends: Kevin Spacey Plans Broadway Return, Kristin Chenoweth Manscapes Conan O'Brien & More

Odds & Ends: Kevin Spacey Plans Broadway Return, Kristin Chenoweth Manscapes Conan O'Brien & More

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Spacey Plans B'way Return
Kevin Spacey is eyeing a return to the Great White Way in a stage adaptation of the 2005 George Clooney movie Good Night, and Good Luck. According to the New York Post, the Tony and Oscar winner would play real-life CBS anchor Edward R. Murrow ...

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