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Raul Esparza, Anika Noni Rose & More Sound Off on Their ‘Pretty Damn Cool’ Musical The Cradle Will Rock

Raul Esparza, Anika Noni Rose & More Sound Off on Their ‘Pretty Damn Cool’ Musical The Cradle Will Rock

Encores! presents the political musical The Cradle Will Rock through July 13. Check out footage from the show and hear from the stars about why this piece of theater is so important.

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Ready to Rock! Take a Look at the Stars Heating Up Encores! Summer Revival of The Cradle Will Rock

Ready to Rock! Take a Look at the Stars Heating Up Encores! Summer Revival of The Cradle Will Rock

Encores! has enlisted a group of terrific Broadway stars for The Cradle Will Rock, the inaugural production of the company’s Off-Center series. Marc Blitzstein’s political saga about unions and fat-cat capitalists will get a fresh new concert staging courtesy of acclaimed director Sam Gold. The production stars Judy Kuhn, Danny Burstein, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Peter Friedman, Anika Noni Rose and ...

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Raul Esparza, Danny Burstein, Anika Noni Rose & More Will Star in Encores! The Cradle Will Rock

Raul Esparza, Danny Burstein, Anika Noni Rose & More Will Star in Encores! The Cradle Will Rock

Four-time Tony nominee Raul Esparza will return to the New York stage as Larry Foreman in Encores! staging ofThe Cradle Will Rock. Directed by Sam Gold and choreographed by Chase Brock, the inagurual production of Encores! Off Center series will play New York City Center July 10 through 13.

In addition to Esparza, the production will feature Danny Burstein ...

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The Piano Lesson and Murder Ballad Lead Lucille Lortel Award Nominations

The Piano Lesson and Murder Ballad Lead Lucille Lortel Award Nominations

Nominations for the 28th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards have been announced, with Signature's revival of The Piano Lesson leading the group with six nominations. MTC's Murder Ballad scored the most nods of any musical with five nominations. Jake Gyllenhaal, Vanessa Redgrave and Danny Burstein are among the nominated actors. The Lortels honor outstanding achievements in off-Broadway theater. Hosted by Maura ...

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Tony Nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph to Play Ellie Kemper's Best Friend in NBC Pilot Brenda Forever

Tony Nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph to Play Ellie Kemper's Best Friend in NBC Pilot Brenda Forever

She's "outta here!" Tony nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph will take a break from theater to star opposite The Office's Ellie Kemper in the NBC pilot Brenda Forever, according to Deadline.com.

Penned by Andrew Leeds (Broadway’s Falsettos and Les Miserables), Brenda Forever juxtaposes tales from Brenda’s (Kemper) past and present to show how a heavy and awkward 13-year-old ...

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Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Starlet Should Join the Cast of HBO’s Girls?

Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Starlet Should Join the Cast of HBO’s Girls?

Lena Dunham's acclaimed comedy Girls returns to HBO on January 13, and we can’t help but feel like those edgy Brooklyn girls could use a bit of Midtown Manhattan in their lives. Though the show already features hunky Broadway alums like Andrew Rannells, Christopher Abbott and Adam Driver, there’s definitely room on the bench for a fifth Girl—especially if ...

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David Beckham Outspices Posh, Lea Michele's Proud of Her Pair and More Lessons of the Week

David Beckham Outspices Posh, Lea Michele's Proud of Her Pair and More Lessons of the Week

You’re never too old to learn something new, and that’s most definitely the case this week, as we found out a ton of surprising new life lessons over these past seven days. We learned that David Beckham can pull focus from his seat, Yvonne Strahovski is the ultimate Australian, Tom Hanks is going to revisit an old buddy and more ...

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Go Inside the World of a Recently Divorced Dad with Chris Bauer and the Cast of What Rhymes with America

 Go Inside the World of a Recently Divorced Dad with Chris Bauer and the Cast of What Rhymes with America

What Rhymes with America follows Chris Bauer as a recently divorced dad juggling his teenage daughter, dating and one crazy co-worker. See what the stars had to say about  Melissa James Gibson’s new play.

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Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Chris Bauer & More Light Up Opening Night of What Rhymes With America

Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Chris Bauer & More Light Up Opening Night of What Rhymes With America
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A recently divorced dad adjusts to life on his own in the world premiere of Melissa James Gibson’s hilarious and heartbreaking new play What Rhymes with America. The one-act show stars a stellar four-person cast led by True Blood standout Chris Bauer and featuring Tony nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Seana Kofoed and Cartoon Network’s Aimee Carrero. The Daniel Aukin-helmed dramedy ...

What Rhymes With America's Da'Vine Joy Randolph Loves Pinterest, The Godfather, Baking Pies & More

What Rhymes With America's Da'Vine Joy Randolph Loves Pinterest, The Godfather, Baking Pies & More

Theater stars know what’s hot in entertainment, fashion and pop culture, so Broadway.com decided it was high time to tap in to the after-hours obsessions of our favorite stage actors. Da'Vine Joy Randolph burst onto the scene in the spring with a Tony-nominated performance as Oda Mae Brown in Ghost, and now the Yale-trained actress is co-starring with ...

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Jeremy Jordan Meets Santa, The Grinch Steals X-Mas & Patti LuPone Goes Solo in This Week’s Datebook

Jeremy Jordan Meets Santa, The Grinch Steals X-Mas & Patti LuPone Goes Solo in This Week’s Datebook

Broadway.com is spreading holiday cheer all season long, spotlighting tons of must-see events! Read on for this week’s top picks, from the arrival of The Grinch to the star-studded Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular at 54 Below with Jeremy Jordan, Susan Blackwell and more.


MONDAY, DECEMBER 10
CHRISTIAN BORLE GETS A BREAK
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Take a First Look at Chris Bauer, Aimee Carrero and Da’Vine Joy Randolph in What Rhymes with America

Take a First Look at Chris Bauer, Aimee Carrero and Da’Vine Joy Randolph in What Rhymes with America
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Melissa James Gibson’s divorce comedy What Rhymes with America is receiving its world premiere at off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company. The play features True Blood star Chris Bauer as Hank, a man in the middle of a divorce juggling a new job, re-entering the dating world and forming a better relationship with his teenage daughter. The show co-stars Aimee Carrero, Tony ...

What Rhymes with America, Starring Chris Bauer, Begins Performances Off-Broadway

What Rhymes with America, Starring Chris Bauer, Begins Performances Off-Broadway

The new comedy What Rhymes with America begins performances off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theatre Company on November 19. The world-premiere production is set to open on December 12 and run through December 30.

Directed by Daniel Aukin, Melissa James Gibson’s new play poignantly explores the relationship between a daughter (Aimee Carrero) and her father (True Blood's Chris Bauer). The ...

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Tickets Now Available for What Rhymes with America, Starring Chris Bauer and Aimee Carrero

Tickets Now Available for What Rhymes with America, Starring Chris Bauer and Aimee Carrero

Tickets are now on sale for Atlantic Theater Company’s world premiere of Melissa James Gibson's What Rhymes with America. Directed by Daniel Aukin, the play will star True Bloods’s Chris Bauer, Aimee Carrero, Tony nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph and Seana Kofoed. What Rhymes with America will run at Atlantic’s Linda Gross Theater November 19 through December 30, with opening ...

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Get Patriotic With Chris Bauer, Da’Vine Joy Randolph and the Stars of What Rhymes With America in Rehearsal

Get Patriotic With Chris Bauer, Da’Vine Joy Randolph and the Stars of What Rhymes With America in Rehearsal

Atlantic Theater Company is gearing up for its second mainstage play of the season, the world premiere of Melissa James Gibson’s What Rhymes With America. Directed by Gibson’s frequent collaborator Daniel Aukin, the cast features True Blood’s Chris Bauer, Proof’s Seana Kofoed, Ghost Tony nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph and Cartoon Network star Aimee Carrero (Level Up). The play ...

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54 Below to Resume Shows on October 31 in Time for Halloween Cabaret

54 Below to Resume Shows on October 31 in Time for Halloween Cabaret

Midtown cabaret venue 54 Below will resume performances on Wednesday, October 31, after having canceled shows due to Hurricane Sandy. The venue will still host Ka'davaret: Broadway's Halloween Cabaret, which will feature performances from Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Robin de Jesus and more.

A full list of the venue's performances for the week is as follows: 

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Halloween Treat! Patti LuPone, Da’Vine Joy Randolph and More Lead Our Dream Cast for Hocus Pocus: The Musical

Halloween Treat! Patti LuPone, Da’Vine Joy Randolph and More Lead Our Dream Cast for Hocus Pocus: The Musical

Halloween is just around the corner, and while there are no shortage of horror movies and thrillers to commemorate the holiday, the candy-filled night means only one thing for children of the ‘90s: Hocus Pocus. The 1993 film starred Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker as the Sanderson sisters, three witches that rise from the dead one Halloween night ...

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Spend Your Halloween with Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Robin De Jesus and More at 54 Below's Spooky Ka'davaret Concert

Spend Your Halloween with Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Robin De Jesus and More at 54 Below's Spooky Ka'davaret Concert

Don't fret about figuring out Halloween plans...54 Below has got you covered! The Midtown venue is hosting Ka'davaret: Broadway's Halloween Cabaret on October 31. The celebration will feature Broadway Tony nominees Da’Vine Joy Randolph (Ghost) and Robin de Jesus (La Cage aux Folles) performing numbers from “dark” shows such as Sweeney Todd, Little Shop of Horrors, Wicked, Phantom ...

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Da’Vine Joy Randolph Joins The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Movie, Starring Robin Williams

Da’Vine Joy Randolph Joins The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Movie, Starring Robin Williams

Tony nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph has joined the cast of The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, an upcoming comedy starring Robin Williams, Mila Kunis and James Earl Jones. The actress revealed on her Twitter page that she will begin filming on September 12.

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn follows a man (Williams) who is faced with big choices as he tries ...

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I'm Outta Here! Ghost Sets Broadway Closing Date

I'm Outta Here! Ghost Sets Broadway Closing Date

The musical adaptation of Ghost will end its Broadway run on August 18 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Ghost opened on April 23 and will have played 39 previews and 136 regular performances at the time of closing. The musical stars Caissie Levy and Richard Fleeshman as lovers Molly and Sam, respecitvely, as well as Tony nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph ...

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Summer Swoon! Ghost Stars Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman & Da’Vine Joy Randolph Rock Bryant Park

Summer Swoon! Ghost Stars Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman & Da’Vine Joy Randolph Rock Bryant Park

The crowd at Broadway in Bryant Park was melting on July 19, and it had nothing to do with the summer heat and everything to do with Ghost stars Caissie Levy and Richard Fleeshman bringing some showstopping love songs to the great outdoors. First, the adorable couple rocked out on “Here Right Now,” then Fleeshman grabbed his guitar to ...

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Happy 100 Shows, Ghost! Celebrate With Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman & More

Happy 100 Shows, Ghost! Celebrate With Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman & More
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Ghost is all about love that defies death, but the Broadway show is very much alive, and celebrating 100 performances on Broadway! After the July 18 performance of the show, stars Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman, Bryce Pinkham and Da’Vine Joy Randolph, along with the whole talented Ghost company, celebrated backstage at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. How did they celebrate? With wine ...

Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Nina Arianda, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More Join Broadway Barks Roster

Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, Nina Arianda, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More Join Broadway Barks Roster

Stephanie J. Block (Anything Goes), Megan Hilty (TV’s Smash), Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur), Celia Keenan-Bolger (Peter and the Starcatcher) and more have joined the roster of presenters at Broadway Barks!, the annual dog and cat adoption event hosted by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore. The 14th annual Broadway Barks event is set for July 14 in Shubert Alley ...

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Photo Exclusive! Join Ghost Nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph on Her High Fashion Hunt For a Tony Dress

Photo Exclusive! Join Ghost Nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph on Her High Fashion Hunt For a Tony Dress
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As psychic Oda Mae Brown in the Broadway musical Ghost, Da’Vine Joy Randolph’s get-ups are as eccentric as her over-the-top character. But the Tony-nominated actress is getting ready to rock the red carpet on June 10, and she’s in the market for something a little more glamorous than Oda Mae's multi-colored muumuu or fuchsia skirt suit. She’s got the ...

Steam, Sleep & Judith Light: Ghost Tony Nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph’s Backstage Must-Haves

Steam, Sleep & Judith Light: Ghost Tony Nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph’s Backstage Must-Haves

Da’Vine Joy Randolph is more sensible than her Ghost character, psychic Oda Mae Brown. The Tony nominee showed off her backstage must-haves: It’s all about old-school healthcare and heartwarming words from Judith Light. 

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