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Broadway-Bound Groundhog Day, Ralph Fiennes & More Set for Matthew Warchus' First Old Vic Season

Broadway-Bound Groundhog Day, Ralph Fiennes & More Set for Matthew Warchus' First Old Vic Season

The rumors were true and the Broadway-bound Groundhog Day will receive its world premiere at London’s Old Vic Theatre. The production will be part of incoming artistic director Matthew Warchus' first season and will open in 2016. Ralph Fiennes will also headline Ibsen’s The Master Builder, as previously speculated. Dates have not yet been set for either production.

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Broadway Grosses: The King and I Whistles a Happy Tune on the Great White Way Before Tony Nominations

Broadway Grosses: The King and I Whistles a Happy Tune on the Great White Way Before Tony Nominations

After across-the-board raves, The King and I has no reason to feel afraid. The Lincoln Center revival, which opened officially on April 16, saw its fourth consecutive week of audiences at full capacity. We will keep an eye on the production’s grosses as Tony nominations approach—we suspect its numbers will only grow. The April 28 announcement may also deliver a ...

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Odds & Ends: Thumbs Down to Madonna's Behavior at Hamilton, Skylar Astin Set for Peach & More

Odds & Ends: Thumbs Down to Madonna's Behavior at Hamilton, Skylar Astin Set for Peach & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend.

Thumbs Down to Madonna
We're borrowing a Broadway.com Show segment title for Odds & Ends today because it seemed appropriate. The Great White Way-bound Hamilton has had a multitude of celebrity visitors during its successful run at the Public and this weekend Madonna stopped ...

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Stephen Adly Guirgis' Between Riverside and Crazy Wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Stephen Adly Guirgis' Between Riverside and Crazy Wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Stephen Adly Guirgis' Between Riverside and Crazy has been awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The show was described by the Pulitzer jury as a "nuanced, beautifully written play about a retired police officer faced with eviction that uses dark comedy to confront questions of life and death." The play was chosen over finalists Marjorie Prime by Jordan Harrison and ...

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Mark Roberts' New Country to Premiere Off-Broadway

Mark Roberts' New Country to Premiere Off-Broadway

Mark Roberts will premiere New Country at the Cherry Lane Theatre off-Broadway. The production is set to run May 16 through June 20 and will officially open on May 20.

Best known for his TV work on Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly, Roberts trained as an actor and began his theater career in 1982 outside Chicago ...

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Jazz Musical For the Last Time to Receive World Premiere Off-Broadway

Jazz Musical For the Last Time to Receive World Premiere Off-Broadway

New jazz musical For the Last Time will receive its world premiere off-Broadway. Directed by Will Pomerantz, with music and lyrics by Nancy Harrow and a book by Pomerantz and Harrow, the production is set for a limited engagement May 19 through June 20. Opening night is scheduled for May 28 at Theater Row’s Clurman Theatre.

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Something Rotten! & On the Twentieth Century Top List of 2015 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

Something Rotten! & On the Twentieth Century Top List of 2015 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

The nominations for the 65th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced on April 20. Something Rotten! led the pack with 12 nominations. Additional top nominees included On the Twentieth Century with nine nods and An American in Paris with eight. Wolf Hall garnered the most nominations of any play with seven. Winners for the following competitive categories will be ...

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Toi Toi Toi and Happy Opening to Broadway’s Living on Love

Toi Toi Toi and Happy Opening to Broadway’s Living on Love

Living on Lovestarring opera superstar Renée Fleming and Tony nominee Douglas Sills, opens officially at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre on April 20. The wacky comedy follows an opera diva (played by Fleming, obviously), her maestro husband and their competing forthcoming memoirs. To celebrate the grand occasion, Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned this sketch of the cast ...

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Fun Home Leaps from Page to Stage; Opens Officially on Broadway

Fun Home Leaps from Page to Stage; Opens Officially on Broadway

Ready to come to the Fun Home? The Broadway premiere of Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori’s musical opens officially on April 19 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. The show, based on the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, is directed by Sam Gold. In honor of the musical’s big night, Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned this ...

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Get Ready for More Broadway.com Fun on Periscope! Fun Home's Emily Skeggs Set to Broadcast Live on Opening Night

Get Ready for More Broadway.com Fun on Periscope! Fun Home's Emily Skeggs Set to Broadcast Live on Opening Night

Have you joined Periscope, the Twitter-owned app that allows you to broadcast and interact with live streams? If not, you're sure missing out! In addition to our weekday #liveatfive broadcasts, Broadway.com also brought you one-of-a-kind live footage from opening night of An American in Paris with star Brandon Uranowitz. Now we have another guest Periscope star: Fun Home's ...

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