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Caissie Levy and Will Swenson Sing a Murder Ballad & Steve Kazee is a Southern Gent in This Week's Datebook

Caissie Levy and Will Swenson Sing a Murder Ballad & Steve Kazee is a Southern Gent in This Week's Datebook

May has arrived, which means that there's a whole month of fun and exciting theatrical events ahead of us! Read on to see what we've picked as the cream of the crop from the week ahead, including the off-Broadway openings of Nikolai and the Others and A Family For All Occasions and a slew of stars bringing their ...

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3 Days to Go! She Said What? Savor Five Classic BACA Zingers from Jackie Hoffman

3 Days to Go! She Said What? Savor Five Classic BACA Zingers from Jackie Hoffman

The Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards honor the best of Broadway each year, but not all recipients can be present to accept their awards. Enter comedienne and Broadway veteran Jackie Hoffman, who accepts awards for absentee winners “in character” with equal amounts of humor and venom. Just how outrageous are her acceptance speeches? CLICK HERE to see some of her ...

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Les Miz Is Here at Last, A Christmas Story Packs Up Its Leg Lamp & Maggie Smith Goes Diva in This Week’s Datebook

Les Miz Is Here at Last, A Christmas Story Packs Up Its Leg Lamp & Maggie Smith Goes Diva in This Week’s Datebook

Christmas week is finally here, and there are so many Broadway-centric things to see and do! From the long-awaited premiere of the Les Misérables movie to closing night performances of The Grinch and A Christmas Story, you won’t want to miss the events in this week’s Broadway.com Datebook.


MONDAY, DECEMBER 24
MICHAEL FEINSTEIN & CHRISTINE EBERSOLE MAKE ...

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L’Chaim! Jackie Hoffman’s Festive Farce A Chanukah Charol Begins Off-Broadway

L’Chaim! Jackie Hoffman’s Festive Farce A Chanukah Charol Begins Off-Broadway

Light the menorah and spin those dreidels! Jackie Hoffman's one-woman holiday comedy, Jackie Hoffman’s A Chanukah Charol, begins performances at off-Broadway's New World Stages on December 8. The show, inspired by Patrick Stewart’s solo staging of A Christmas Carol, will play Friday and Saturday evenings, concluding its run on December 29. 

Directed by Michael Schiralli, the ...

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Assassins Re-Assemble, Cyndi Lauper Sings for Charity and Bare Bares All in This Week's Datebook

Assassins Re-Assemble, Cyndi Lauper Sings for Charity and Bare Bares All in This Week's Datebook

It's officially December, which means that there's a whole month of fun and exciting Broadway events ahead of us! Read on to see what we've picked as the cream of the crop from the week ahead, which includes opening nights for Golden Boy and Bare, a thrilling Assassins reunion and a slew of stars bringing their talents ...

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Check Out the Many Funny Faces of Jackie Hoffman as She Promotes Her Holiday Comedy A Chanukah Charol

Check Out the Many Funny Faces of Jackie Hoffman as She Promotes Her Holiday Comedy A Chanukah Charol

Broadway’s favorite curmudgeon (and former Broadway.com video blogger!) Jackie Hoffman is bringing her solo holiday comedy A Chanukah Charol back to New York City this December, packed with plenty of new material. Inspired by Patrick Stewart’s solo staging of A Christmas Carol, the comedy finds the kvetching comedienne forced to examine her life when she's visited ...

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Move Over, Scrooge! Tickets on Sale for Jackie Hoffman's Holiday Send-Up A Chanukah Charol

Move Over, Scrooge! Tickets on Sale for Jackie Hoffman's Holiday Send-Up A Chanukah Charol

Tickets are now on sale for Jackie Hoffman's one-woman holiday comedy, Jackie Hoffman’s A Chanukah Charol. The show, inspired by Patrick Stewart’s solo staging of A Christmas Carol, will play Friday and Saturday evenings beginning December 8 at off-Broadway's New World Stages. The holiday engagement concludes its run on December 29. 

Directed by Michael Schiralli, the ...

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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 ...

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Watch Jackie Hoffman Insult Andrew Rannells and Talk Orgasms with Ellen Barkin on The New Normal

Watch Jackie Hoffman Insult Andrew Rannells and Talk Orgasms with Ellen Barkin on The New Normal

Broadway funny lady Jackie Hoffman just made her debut on TV's The New Normal as a Bravo-watching, sex-crazed, four-star chef...and we love everything she is serving! In the October 2 episode, “Nanagasm,” fans meet Francis (Hoffman), the somewhat overbearing mother of David (Justin Bartha). Much like Hoffman herself, Francis has no filter. Miss Hoffman's guest spot? No ...

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Jackie Hoffman to Play Justin Bartha’s Mother on TV's The New Normal

Jackie Hoffman to Play Justin Bartha’s Mother on TV's The New Normal

Broadway comedian Jackie Hoffman will join fellow Broadway vets Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells and Ellen Barkin on TV's The New Normal, according to TVGuide.com. Hoffman will play the reccuring role of Frances, Bartha’s “sometimes smothering mom,” who doesn’t always get along with her son-in-law (Rannells). Hoffman’s character will make her first appearance on the fifth ...

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