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Dream Come True! First Photos of Into the Woods Film, Starring Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More, Released

Dream Come True! First Photos of Into the Woods Film, Starring Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More, Released
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We’re just a few months away from Into the Woods hitting the big screen, and yes, the waiting has been agony beyond power of speech. But now, we finally have a taste of what the beloved Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical will look like on screen. Feast your eyes on the bewitching Meryl Streep, James Corden and Emily Blunt ...

Odds & Ends: Wake Up the Ramin Karimloo Way, Wicked's Teal Wicks to Fly Solo & More

Odds & Ends: Wake Up the Ramin Karimloo Way, Wicked's Teal Wicks to Fly Solo & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Wicked Star Teal Wicks to Make Her Solo Cabaret Debut
Former Elphaba Teal Wicks will make her solo cabaret debut at 54 Below on May 8. Wicks, who is about to star in Piece of My Heart off-Broadway, will reimagine the works of artists including Janis Joplin, Van Morrison ...

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Zachary Quinto Raises a Glass, Sting Sails The Last Ship & Elizabeth Olsen Debuts in This Week’s Datebook

Zachary Quinto Raises a Glass, Sting Sails The Last Ship & Elizabeth Olsen Debuts in This Week’s Datebook

A starry week is headed our way on NYC stages! On tap: Joan Rivers, Zachary Quinto and Elizabeth Olsen, plus a star-studded Broadway Salutes special and a benefit concert from Sting. Read on to get the scoop on the most exciting happenings in theater, TV, concerts and films in our calendar of events for Broadway lovers.


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Top 10! Lilla Crawford, Laura Benanti & Patina Miller Casting Buzz Powers the Week's Most-Read Stories

Top 10! Lilla Crawford, Laura Benanti & Patina Miller Casting Buzz Powers the Week's Most-Read Stories

There was casting news galore this week, and theater fans couldn't get enough of our coverage of the famous faces who'll join Into the Woods, The Sound of Music, Annie and Aladdin. To catch up with these stories and other exclusive features, click below for the top 10 stories on Broadway.com from September 13 to September 19.

1. NEWS ...

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Simply Red, Indeed! Lilla Crawford Replaces Sophia Grace Brownlee in Into the Woods Film

Simply Red, Indeed! Lilla Crawford Replaces Sophia Grace Brownlee in Into the Woods Film

Here comes a cheery piece of news: Former Broadway.com video blogger Lilla Crawford has replaced Sophia Grace Browlee as Little Red Riding Hood in Rob Marshall’s film adaptation of Into the Woods, according to Disney Studios.

Crawford made a big splash last season as the title star in the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning revival of Annie, for which ...

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Stephanie J. Block, Annaleigh Ashford, Andrea Martin & Many More Set for Ahrens & Flaherty Celebration at 54 Below

Stephanie J. Block, Annaleigh Ashford, Andrea Martin & Many More Set for Ahrens & Flaherty Celebration at 54 Below

Tony-winning songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty are celebrating their 30-year collaboration with a series of concerts at 54 Below, titled Nice Fighting You: A 30th Anniversary Celebration. The composers behind Ragtime, Once On This Island and the upcoming Rocky will take the stage for six performances, September 26 through September 28, featuring a rotating roster of Broadway stars ...

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Top Five! Hot Videos Include Ladies’ Night at Wicked, a Chat with Ramin Karimloo & Lilla Crawford’s Farewell

Top Five! Hot Videos Include Ladies’ Night at Wicked, a Chat with Ramin Karimloo & Lilla Crawford’s Farewell

All great vlogs must come to an end, and Lilla Crawford signed off after eight episodes and her final performance in Annie. Joining her in this week’s top five are Wicked vlogger Lindsay Mendez and a trio of Broadway.com’s signature features. Click below to catch up on the most-watched videos from July 31 to August 6:

1. Fly Girl ...

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Idina Menzel Is Renting Again, Clay Aiken Tastes the Rainbow and More Lessons of the Week

Idina Menzel Is Renting Again, Clay Aiken Tastes the Rainbow and More Lessons of the Week

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we can’t learn a few things here and there. Broadway taught us a slew of lessons over these last seven days, from the innate impression talents of Lilla Crawford to the sexy, skeptical eye of Maks Chmerkovskiy to the Tony-winning Rolodex of Vanessa Williams. Read on for our top 10 lessons of the week ...

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Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 8: The Final Performance and ‘The Best Episode Ever’

Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 8: The Final Performance and ‘The Best Episode Ever’

For the last episode of Simply Red, Lilla Crawford pays tribute to her fellow Broadway.com video bloggers (Laura Osnes, Billy Porter, Lindsay Mendez & Alan Cumming) and shows fans her final performance in Annie.

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Top Five! Wicked Stars Play Games, Lilla Crawford Gets Curly & Tourists Sing Out in the Week’s Hottest Videos

Top Five! Wicked Stars Play Games, Lilla Crawford Gets Curly & Tourists Sing Out in the Week’s Hottest Videos

Another week, another long list of exclusive video features on Broadway.com! Stage fans couldn't get enough of Lindsay Mendez's fun and games at Wicked, Lilla Crawford's salon visit and introduction of Annie's new orphans and Broadway.com's own foray into Times Square to "hear the people sing" (or try to!). Click below to catch up on the most-watched ...

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Top Five! Hottest Videos Spotlight Wicked & Annie Backstage Scoop & Sutton Foster’s Stage Return

Top Five! Hottest Videos Spotlight Wicked & Annie Backstage Scoop & Sutton Foster’s Stage Return

Stage fans can't get enough of Broadway.com’s exclusive video features, including vlogs from Lindsay Mendez and Lilla Crawford, the latest Ask a Star and Show People episodes and heartbreaking clips of Sutton Foster in Violet. Click below to catch up on the site’s most-watched videos from July 17 through July 23:

1. Fly Girl: Backstage at Wicked With Lindsay ...

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Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 7: Meet the Newest Orphans

Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 7: Meet the Newest Orphans

This week Annie headliner Lilla Crawford shows fans how she combats NYC's heat wave and introduces viewers to the new actresses about to join the award-winning revival.

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Bernadette Peters Is the Boss, Jake Gyllenhaal Puts Us in Agony & More Lessons of the Week

Bernadette Peters Is the Boss, Jake Gyllenhaal Puts Us in Agony & More Lessons of the Week

The curtain is coming down on another week on Broadway. Before we all head for the beach, let's give some cheers to our most educational headlines: This week we got inside scoop about Bernadette Peters' hypnotic power, why Nathan Lane should be throne shopping and how Jake Gyllenhaal broke our hearts. Read on to find out why we're give this ...

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Top Five! A First Date Rap & Trio of Lively Lady Vloggers Spark the Week’s Most-Watched Videos

Top Five! A First Date Rap & Trio of Lively Lady Vloggers Spark the Week’s Most-Watched Videos

July is red-hot on Broadway.com as starry female vloggers Laura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez and Lilla Crawford share their adventures around the Great White Way, plus a witty First Date rap and slinky Forever Tango moves. Click below to enjoy the most-watched videos on the site from July 10 through July 16:

1. First Date Rap, Featuring Zachary Levi & ...

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Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 6: Chilling with Pups and Pals

Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 6: Chilling with Pups and Pals

Annie headliner Lilla Crawford takes fans behind the scenes of Broadway Barks in Shubert Alley, talks reality TV with co-star Brynn O’Malley at Tea Time, and unwinds with her friends in Central Park.

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Stage Stars Join Harvey Fierstein and Bernadette Peters to Get Down with the Dogs at Broadway Barks 2013

Stage Stars Join Harvey Fierstein and Bernadette Peters to Get Down with the Dogs at Broadway Barks 2013

From all over Broadway, stars joined in for the furry fun at the 15th annual Broadway Barks adoption event in Shubert Alley, hosted by Bernadette Peters and Harvey Fierstein. Go behind the scenes of this doggone good time with cast members galore!

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Bernadette Peters and Dozens of Stars Meet Canine Companions at 15th Annual Broadway Barks

Bernadette Peters and Dozens of Stars Meet Canine Companions at 15th Annual Broadway Barks
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Over the weekend, Broadway stars from all across the Great White Way popped over to Shubert Alley after their Saturday matinee to participate in the 15th annual dog and cat adoption event Broadway Barks!, co-founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore. The alley was packed with fans and animals in equal quantity, all of whom gathered for the popular ...

Top Five! Lindsay Mendez Gets Green, Bway.com Goes to Camp & Lilla Crawford Heads Home in the Week’s Hot Videos

Top Five! Lindsay Mendez Gets Green, Bway.com Goes to Camp & Lilla Crawford Heads Home in the Week’s Hot Videos

Summer lull? Not in Broadway.com’s video coverage! This week, we go on location to Stagedoor Manor theater camp and the annual Jimmy Awards and offer irresistible new vlog entries from Broadway stars Lindsay Mendez and Lilla Crawford, plus a holiday week episode of The Broadway.com Show. Click below to catch up on the most-watched video features from July ...

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Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 5: Roosters, Pigs & Judy Garland’s Ghost

Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 5: Roosters, Pigs & Judy Garland’s Ghost

Annie star Lilla Crawford introduces fans to a whole new cast of characters, animals and even ghosts in the latest episode of Simply Red. From Clarke Thorell to Hello Kitty, this week is sure to entertain.

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Get Schooled by Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana & Broadway’s Cutest Kids at the Jimmy Awards for High School Musical Theater

Get Schooled by Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana & Broadway’s Cutest Kids at the Jimmy Awards for High School Musical Theater

High school musical theater stars from all over the U.S. competed to take home a coveted Jimmy Award on July 1. Broadway.com chatted with hosts Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana and pint-sized Broadway stars before the show at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Top Five! Cinderella Fish Face-Off, Broadway in the Buff & a Visit to the Soul Doctor in This Week's Top Videos

Top Five! Cinderella Fish Face-Off, Broadway in the Buff & a Visit to the Soul Doctor in This Week's Top Videos

Did you catch all of the fantastic videos this week on Broadway.com? We’ve got everything from dueling fish at Cinderella to dancing doctors to the naked nonsense behind the scenes at Broadway Bares 23. In case you missed any of the action, here’s a roundup of the five most-watched videos from June 26 through July 2:

1. The Princess ...

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Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 4: Fan Gifts Galore

 Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 4: Fan Gifts Galore

In the fourth episode of Simply Red, Lilla Crawford shares exclusive footage from the new musical Home, shows off her favorite Annie fan gifts and sits down with the fabulous J. Elaine Marcos.

 

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Darren Criss Wants to Be a Princess, Justin Guarini Needs Some Tights & More Lessons of the Week

Darren Criss Wants to Be a Princess, Justin Guarini Needs Some Tights & More Lessons of the Week

As another fun-filled week on the Great White Way comes to a close, Broadway.com is revisiting our top headlines from the past seven days. What have we learned? For starters, we know a whole lot more about Darren Criss’ socks, Lilla Crawford’s baking tips and Kate Rockwell’s (purported) love handles! Check out what else we discovered this week below ...

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Taylor Richardson and Sadie Sink to Take Over the Starring Role in Annie; Lilla Crawford Departs in July

 Taylor Richardson and Sadie Sink to Take Over the Starring Role in Annie; Lilla Crawford Departs in July

Broadway.com Simply Red video blogger Lilla Crawford is giving up her post as the star of the Broadway's Annie. Crawford departs the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning revival on July 28. Current cast members Taylor Richardson and Sadie Sink will share the title role in the musical beginning July 30. Each young actress will also play the role of ...

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Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 3: Sunny Comes to Tea

Simply Red: Backstage at Annie with Lilla Crawford, Episode 3: Sunny Comes to Tea

In her third episode, Lilla Crawford brings fans inside the Annie album release event and invites a very special four-legged co-star to tea.

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