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I’ve Got a Crush on You! Jessie Mueller Begins Performances in Nice Work Opposite Matthew Broderick

I’ve Got a Crush on You! Jessie Mueller Begins Performances in Nice Work Opposite Matthew Broderick

Nice Work, Jessie Mueller! The Tony nominee begins performances as tomboy bootlegger Billie Bendix in the hit Gershwin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It on March 29. Mueller succeeds original star Kelli O’Hara, who played her final performance on March 24. John Treacy Egan and Conrad John Schuck will also join the cast as Chief Berry and Senator ...

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Estelle Parsons Returns to Nice Work If You Can Get It; John Treacy Egan & Conrad John Schuck Join the Cast

Estelle Parsons Returns to Nice Work If You Can Get It; John Treacy Egan & Conrad John Schuck Join the Cast

Nice Work If You Can Get It is welcoming some new faces this spring—and a familiar one, too! Broadway alums John Treacy Egan and Conrad John Schuck will be joining previously announced Tony nominee Jessie Mueller in Nice Work If You Can Get It on March 29 as Chief Berry and Senator Max Evergreen, respectively. Additionally, as previously speculated, original ...

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We'll Miss You! Kelli O’Hara Reflects on Her 'Amazing' Run Full of Laughter in Nice Work If You Can Get It

We'll Miss You! Kelli O’Hara Reflects on Her 'Amazing' Run Full of Laughter in Nice Work If You Can Get It

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are asked to sit through a sometimes grueling "exit interview" about their time at the company. Although that concept doesn't exist for Broadway performers, we think it's fun to check in with stars as they finish up a successful run. Below, Nice Work If You Can Get It star Kelli O’Hara, who ...

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Nice Work, Mom! Kelli O’Hara Expecting Second Child With Husband Greg Naughton

Nice Work, Mom! Kelli O’Hara Expecting Second Child With Husband Greg Naughton

Nice Work If You Can Get It star Kelli O’Hara is expecting a little bundle of joy—and no, it’s not a bottle of moonshine! The actress, who plays bootlegger Billie Bendix in the hit Gershwin tuner, is pregnant with her second child with her husband, musician and actor Greg Naughton. The couple have not revealed a due date (or possible ...

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Exclusive! Jessie Mueller to Star Opposite Matthew Broderick as Nice Work's New Leading Lady

Exclusive! Jessie Mueller to Star Opposite Matthew Broderick as Nice Work's New Leading Lady

Broadway.com has learned exclusively that The Mystery of Edwin Drood star Jessie Mueller has landed her next big gig, playing rough-and-tough showtune-singing bootlegger Billie Bendix in the Gershwin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It. The 2012 Tony Award nominee will start performances on April 2, replacing Kelli O’Hara, who is leaving the hit show on March 31 ...

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V-Day Special! From Jeremy & Ashley to Idina & Taye, 15 Broadway Couples We'd Like to See Pair Up on Stage

V-Day Special! From Jeremy & Ashley to Idina & Taye, 15 Broadway Couples We'd Like to See Pair Up on Stage

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we dream-cast 15 of our favorite real-life couples in musicals we’d like to see them do together. From Sierra Boggess and Tam Mutu in Evita to Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs in Sunday in the Park with George, our list of stage pairings would be an endless treat for Broadway lovers! Read on, and see if ...

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Signature Theatre Company to Honor The Dance and the Railroad Playwright David Henry Hwang at Annual Gala

Signature Theatre Company to Honor The Dance and the Railroad Playwright David Henry Hwang at Annual Gala

The Signature Theatre Company’s annual gala celebration will honor Tony-winning playwright David Henry Hwang on February 11 at off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center. Hwang’s play The Dance and the Railroad began previews February 5 at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, starring Rui Iskandar and Yueken Wu.

Guests who will perform and read from Hwang’s body of work include B ...

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Blythe Danner on Teaming Up with Gwyneth, Texting Apple & Why Nice Work Is Like the Super Bowl

Blythe Danner on Teaming Up with Gwyneth, Texting Apple & Why Nice Work Is Like the Super Bowl

It’s been 11 years since Blythe Danner last walked the Broadway boards in Follies, but this stage and screen star has been keeping plenty busy. Between starring in the Meet the Parents movies, frequent appearances in Williamstown and off-Broadway, and guest-starring on TV shows from Huff to Will & Grace, Danner also plays mother to Gwyneth and Jake Paltrow, and ...

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Nice Work Stars Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara Give Lucky Guy Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson a Backstage Tour

Nice Work Stars Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara Give Lucky Guy Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson a Backstage Tour
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Two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is only a few weeks away from making his Broadway debut in Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy, and on January 22, the Broadway newbie got a lesson from the pros. Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson caught a performance of the toe-tapping Gershwin tuner Nice Work If You Can Get It, then headed backstage to rub ...

Brad Oscar to Fill In For Michael McGrath During Nice Work If You Can Get It Hiatus

Brad Oscar to Fill In For Michael McGrath During Nice Work If You Can Get It Hiatus

Tony nominee Brad Oscar will play lovable bootlegger Cookie McGee in Nice Work If You Can Get It beginning January 8 at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre. Oscar will fill in for Tony winner Michael McGrath, who will take a two-month hiatus from the Gershwin tuner.

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Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara Welcome Blythe Danner to the Cast of Nice Work If You Can Get It

Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara Welcome Blythe Danner to the Cast of Nice Work If You Can Get It
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There’s a new momma in town! Stage and screen star Blythe Danner has joined the Broadway cast of the Gershwin tuner Nice Work If You Can Get It as kooky mother Millicent Winter, and on December 19, after her second performance, Danner and her delighted castmates posed for photos. In Nice Work, Matthew Broderick stars as Jimmy Winter, a ...

Blythe Danner Begins Run As Matthew Broderick’s Kooky Mother in Nice Work If You Can Get It

Blythe Danner Begins Run As Matthew Broderick’s Kooky Mother in Nice Work If You Can Get It

Tony and Emmy winner Blythe Danner begins her run as Millicent Winter in Nice Work If You Can Get It on December 18. Danner succeeds Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons, who originated the role. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall and featuring a book by Joe DiPietro, the hit Gershwin musical is currently playing at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre, starring Matthew Broderick ...

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Watch Nice Work Star Matthew Broderick School Today Host Jenna Wolfe for Her Broadway Debut

Watch Nice Work Star Matthew Broderick School Today Host Jenna Wolfe for Her Broadway Debut

Today host Jenna Wolfe's dreams became reality on November 18, when she made her "Broadway debut" in Nice Work If You Can Get It...for one night, anyway! Sure, she doesn't have any stage experience, but Wolfe got advice from excellent teachers—Nice Work stars Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara. Before her big performance, Wolfe sat down with the headliners ...

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Nice Work’s Matthew Broderick to Host Williamstown Theatre Festival Benefit

Nice Work’s Matthew Broderick to Host Williamstown Theatre Festival Benefit

Nice Work If You Can Get It star Matthew Broderick will serve as the host of the Williamstown Theatre Festival’s 2012 benefit. As previously announced, the evening will feature performances by Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike star David Hyde Pierce, Nice Work’s Kelli O’Hara and her husband, singer-songwriter Greg Naughton, Malcolm Gets (Ten Cents a Dance), Lauren ...

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Check Out a Sneak Peek of Nice Work's Matthew Broderick Making a Date With Ty Burrell on Modern Family

Check Out a Sneak Peek of Nice Work's Matthew Broderick Making a Date With Ty Burrell on Modern Family

Two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick guest stars on the November 14 episode of ABC’s hit comedy Modern Family in a fun and surprising role: a lovelorn gay man who mistakenly thinks that Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell) is hitting on him at the gym! The Nice Work If You Can Get It headliner plays David, a pal of Cameron (Emmy winner ...

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Nice Work's Kelli O'Hara Punches Kittens?! Matthew Broderick, Matthew Morrison & More Send Up the Beloved Star in Exclusive Video

Nice Work's Kelli O'Hara Punches Kittens?! Matthew Broderick, Matthew Morrison & More Send Up the Beloved Star in Exclusive Video

Nice Work If You Can Get It star Kelli O’Hara was the guest of honor at the NYMF gala on November 11, and her pals Matthew Morrison, Cheyenne Jackson, Matthew Broderick, Judy Kaye and more filmed a hilarious video for the Tony nominee.

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Blythe Danner to Take Over as Matthew Broderick’s Eccentric Mother in Nice Work If You Can Get It

Blythe Danner to Take Over as Matthew Broderick’s Eccentric Mother in Nice Work If You Can Get It

Tony winner Blythe Danner will star as boozy matron Millicent Winter in Nice Work if You Can Get It beginning December 18, opposite Matthew Broderick as her son, Jimmy Winter. Danner succeeds Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons, who will depart the production on December 16. Danner will play a 12-week engagement with the production through March 10 at the Imperial ...

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Ian McKellen and More Honored at Make Believe on Broadway Gala, Hosted by Christopher Meloni

Ian McKellen and More Honored at Make Believe on Broadway Gala, Hosted by Christopher Meloni

Matthew Broderick, Norm Lewis, Ashley Brown, Adrienne Warren and Jay Armstrong Johnson are among the special guests who will appear at Make Believe on Broadway, the 13th annual gala event by charity organization Only Make Believe on November 5. Law & Order: SVU actor Chris Meloni will host the event, which honors celebrity supporters Ian McKellen, Guy Chiarello and Petra Nemcova ...

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Get a Nicki Minaj-Style Backstage Look at Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara & the Cast of Nice Work If You Can Get It

Get a Nicki Minaj-Style Backstage Look at Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara & the Cast of Nice Work If You Can Get It

Whether they're playing an onstage gang of ‘20s bootleggers or relaxing behind the scenes, Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara and the cast of Nice Work If You Can Get It know how to have a good time. Check out this backstage look at the cast of the Gershwin tuner, set to the Nicki Minaj hit “Pound the Alarm” in which Broderick ...

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Nice Work Indeed! Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara & Cast Celebrate 200 Broadway Performances

Nice Work Indeed! Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara & Cast Celebrate 200 Broadway Performances

Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara and the cast of Nice Work If You Can Get It had cause for celebration on October 17: The Gershwin tuner, which began previews on March 29 at the Imperial Theatre, celebrated its 200th Broadway performance with a beautiful post-show cake. Featuring a score of classic George and Ira Gershwin songs, Nice Work tells the story ...

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Matthew Broderick Gets a Gay Modern Admirer, Ellen Greene Eats Brains & More Lessons of the Week

Matthew Broderick Gets a Gay Modern Admirer, Ellen Greene Eats Brains & More Lessons of the Week

The sun is setting on another exciting week on the Great White Way, but never fear—the lessons are here! From the TV-watching habits of adorable orphans to Ellen Greene’s new diet of human brains, the last seven days have been a roller coaster ride of nonstop excitement. Read below to catch up on what you missed!


Ty Burrell and Matthew ...

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Modern Family Star Ty Burrell Planning ‘Gay Date’ With Nice Work’s Matthew Broderick

Modern Family Star Ty Burrell Planning ‘Gay Date’ With Nice Work’s Matthew Broderick

It’s been over a decade since Modern Family funnyman Ty Burrell appeared on Broadway in MacBeth, but the Emmy winner will soon spend time rubbing elbows with Broadway elite. Not only is Burrell gearing up to film a Modern Family episode with guest star Matthew Broderick, he’s even planning a real-life “gay date” with the Nice Work If You Can ...

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The Nice Work Keeps on Coming! Matthew Broderick to Guest Star on TV's Modern Family

The Nice Work Keeps on Coming! Matthew Broderick to Guest Star on TV's Modern Family

Nice Work If You Can Get It  leading man Matthew Broderick will guest star on an upcoming episode of TV's Modern Family, reports TVLine.com. Broderick is the latest in a slew of Broadway stars to appear on the show including Bobby Cannavale, Nathan Lane, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more. 

Broderick will play a neurotic friend of Phil’s (Ty Burrell ...

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Nice Work If You Can Get It Cast Album, Featuring Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara, Sets Release Date

Nice Work If You Can Get It Cast Album, Featuring Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara, Sets Release Date

An original cast recording of the hit Gershwin tuner Nice Work If You Can Get It, starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara, will be released digitally on September 25 and on CD October 30. The album will be released by Shout! Factory, distributed by Sony Music Distribution and produced by Robert Sher, David Chase and Bill Elliott.

Featuring music and ...

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Will Chase to Step In for Vacationing Matthew Broderick in Nice Work If You Can Get It

Will Chase to Step In for Vacationing Matthew Broderick in Nice Work If You Can Get It

Broadway vet Will Chase is set to star as Jimmy Winter in the Gershwin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It from August 21 through 26, filling in for two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick while he goes on vacation. Broderick is scheduled to return to the musical on August 28.

Featuring a score of classic Gershwin songs and a ...

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