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30/90 Squared! tick, tick...BOOM! Star Lin-Manuel Miranda Gets a Surprise Visit From Raul Esparza

30/90 Squared! tick, tick...BOOM! Star Lin-Manuel Miranda Gets a Surprise Visit From Raul Esparza

Is this real life?! tick, tick...BOOM! star Lin-Manuel Miranda had a special guest drop by to see him after the dress rehearsal of the new revival: Stage and screen favorite Raul Esparza, star of the 2001 off-Broadway cast of tick, tick...BOOM! Miranda tweeted about the emotional meeting, “The first person at my dressing room door after the show ...

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It’s So Wrong, It’s Right! See Zosia Mamet in Newsies, Jeremy Jordan as Elsa & More at MCC’s Miscast Gala

It’s So Wrong, It’s Right! See Zosia Mamet in Newsies, Jeremy Jordan as Elsa & More at MCC’s Miscast Gala
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See photos of Billy Porter, Allison Janney, Jeremy Jordan, Zosia Mamet, Raul Esparza, Steven Pasquale, Sasha Allen and more at MCC’s Miscast gala on March 30, 2014 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

Neil Patrick Harris Makes a Mean Marg, Patrick Stewart Wishes He Could Use a Comb & More Lessons of the Week

Neil Patrick Harris Makes a Mean Marg, Patrick Stewart Wishes He Could Use a Comb & More Lessons of the Week

The polar vortex has been trying to take NYC down, but we won’t let that stop us from passing on some pretty fascinating lessons from our favorite stars. We discovered, for instance, that Sirs can get jealous over good hair, and that Mexico is totally where it’s at for Broadway peeps. Read on for more tidbits of knowledge gleaned from ...

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Raul Esparza Set to Return as Dr. Frederick Chilton for Season Two of NBC's Hannibal

Raul Esparza Set to Return as Dr. Frederick Chilton for Season Two of NBC's Hannibal

Much like us, Raul Esparza can't get enough of NBC's Hannibal! The four-time Tony nominee will resume his role as Dr. Frederick Chilton in the second season of Bryan Fuller's critically-lauded TV adaptation of the uber-popular and gruesome book series. According to ScreenCrush.com, Esparza will film "occasional appearances" opposite Mads Mikkelsen's Dr. Hannibal Lecter and Hugh Dancy's Will ...

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Want to See Norbert Leo Butz Push Hot Ice in Breaking Bad on Broadway

Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Want to See Norbert Leo Butz Push Hot Ice in Breaking Bad on Broadway

TV addicts got their fix on August 11 when AMC’s Emmy-winning drama Breaking Bad returned for its final season. The series charts the moral decline of Walter White, a former high school chemistry teacher who turns into a drug lord after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. In honor of the premiere (and this hilarious musical parody), we asked you to ...

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Broadway Stars Abound at the Opening Night Party of Encores!' The Cradle Will Rock

Broadway Stars Abound at the Opening Night Party of Encores!' The Cradle Will Rock
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Raul Esparza, Anika Noni Rose, Danny Burstein, Judy Kuhn and more celebrated the opening night of Encores! summer staging of The Cradle Will Rock. Marc Blitzstein’s political musical, directed by Sam Gold, began its limited run on July 10 and continues at New York City Center through July 13. After the first performance, the cast gathered with friends, family and ...

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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Steve Kazee Croons, Krysta Rodriguez Swoons & Broadway Gets Ruff in This Week’s Datebook

Steve Kazee Croons, Krysta Rodriguez Swoons & Broadway Gets Ruff in This Week’s Datebook

With all of the fantastic events that are happening in the Broadway community, it’s hard to keep track of them all! Lucky for you, we’ve got you covered with our handy dandy Datebook, which this week includes everything from a Tony winner’s return to 54 Below to a pair of red-hot hoofers burning up the floor with a Tango. Check ...

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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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Watch Raul Esparza and Anika Noni Rose's Big Numbers from the Upcoming Cradle Will Rock at Encores!

Watch Raul Esparza and Anika Noni Rose's Big Numbers from the Upcoming Cradle Will Rock at Encores!

Broadway vet Raul Esparza and Tony winner Anika Noni Rose return to the New York stage in Encores! political musical The Cradle Will Rock. Check out rehearsal footage of the two stars’ big solo numbers.

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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.

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Five Wild, Wacky & Wonderful Interpretations of Pippin, from Raul Esparza to the Jackson 5

Five Wild, Wacky & Wonderful Interpretations of Pippin, from Raul Esparza to the Jackson 5

The 2013 Tony Awards are right around the corner, and we can’t wait to find out which show takes home the prize for Best Musical Revival: Pippin, Cinderella, The Mystery of Edwin Drood or Annie. In the meantime, we went on a little YouTube binge to find out the most awesome, hilarious and downright weird interpretations of these Tony-nominated revivals ...

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Watch Hugh Dancy and Raul Esparza in the Creepy Trailer for NBC's Serial Killer Thriller Hannibal

Watch Hugh Dancy and Raul Esparza in the Creepy Trailer for NBC's Serial Killer Thriller Hannibal

Hugh Dancy is a serial killer-hunting badass in NBC’s new TV thriller Hannibal. The Broadway vet stars as an FBI agent taking on the infamous criminal mastermind. The newly released trailer shows some action-packed and (fair warning!) incredibly bloody scenes, and even teases a guest appearance by Tony nominee Raul Esparza. Check out the video below to get a glimpse ...

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Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Fave Should Tackle the Title Role in The Phantom of the Opera?

Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Fave Should Tackle the Title Role in The Phantom of the Opera?

Over the past 25 years plenty of acclaimed actors have come and gone through the Majestic Theatre to don the half-mask of Broadway’s most iconic theater-lovin’ ghost, the titular Phantom of the Opera. Next week marks the show’s quarter-century anniversary, and Broadway.com will be celebrating the show's incredible achievement with loads of Phantom coverage. The Tony-winning musical still packs in ...

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Raul Esparza, Debbie Allen & More Named to Kennedy Center Honors Artist Advisory Board

Raul Esparza, Debbie Allen & More Named to Kennedy Center Honors Artist Advisory Board

Raul Esparza and Debbie Allen will be among the 11-member panel assigned to formally review the selection process for the Kennedy Center Honors after the prize came under fire for excluding Latinos, reports CBS News.

The 35-year-old awards ceremony, widely regarded as one of the country’s most prestigious prizes for individuals in the arts, is being criticized by the ...

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Audra McDonald Rings in the New Year, War Horse Rides Into the Sunset & More in This Week’s Datebook

Audra McDonald Rings in the New Year, War Horse Rides Into the Sunset & More in This Week’s Datebook

Audra and Sweeney and War Horse, oh my! 2012 may be coming to a close, but there’s still tons of fun to be had on Broadway. Check out what’s in store on New Year’s Eve and beyond in this week’s Broadway.com Datebook.


MONDAY, DECEMBER 31
POP THE CHAMPAGNE WITH AUDRA MCDONALD & JOSH GROBAN
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Lilla Crawford, Brian d’Arcy James & Beth Behrs Join New York Philharmonic Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

Lilla Crawford, Brian d’Arcy James & Beth Behrs Join New York Philharmonic Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

Annie headliner Lilla Crawford, Giant star Brian d’Arcy James and 2 Broke Girls player Beth Behrs will join the New York Philharmonic on New Year’s Eve to pay tribute to late composer Marvin Hamlisch in One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch. Held at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center, the concert will also feature previously announced participants Tony winner Audra McDonald ...

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Raul Esparza to Lock Up Dr. Lecter on TV's Hannibal

Raul Esparza to Lock Up Dr. Lecter on TV's Hannibal

Four-time Tony nominee Raul Esparza is the latest actor to sign on to Hannibal, NBC’s contemporary retelling of the story of cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter, reports TVLine.

Esparza will play the pivotal role of Dr. Chilton, the sanitarium director who locks up Lecter (played in the series by Mads Mikkelsen). Esparza will appear in at least two episodes, but ...

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Audra McDonald, Josh Groban & More Set for New York Philharmonic's Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

Audra McDonald, Josh Groban & More Set for New York Philharmonic's Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

Tony winner Audra McDonald, Grammy winner Josh Groban, Nice Work If You Can Get It star Kelli O’Hara, Smash headliner Megan Hilty and four-time Tony nominee Raul Esparza will join the New York Philharmonic to salute late composer Marvin Hamlisch in a special New Year's Eve concert. Conducted by Paul Gemignani and directed by Lonny Price, One Singular Sensation ...

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Jessica Chastain Can't Stand Movie Stars, Al Pacino Is F**king Raking It In and More Lessons of the Week

Jessica Chastain Can't Stand Movie Stars, Al Pacino Is F**king Raking It In and More Lessons of the Week

Before we board up the Broadway.com offices to prepare for the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, it's time to revisit another exciting week on the Great White Way! In the past seven days, we chowed down on Mama Morton's fried chicken, saw some Newsies magic tricks and dropped the F bomb with Al Pacino. What did we learn? Find out ...

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Audra McDonald, Harvey Fierstein, Raul Esparza and Linda Lavin Join Anne Hathaway’s Cabaret Concert at Joe’s Pub

Audra McDonald, Harvey Fierstein, Raul Esparza and Linda Lavin Join Anne Hathaway’s Cabaret Concert at Joe’s Pub

Broadway veterans Audra McDonald, Harvey Fierstein, Raul Esparza, Linda Lavin and more will join Oscar nominee Anne Hathaway when she takes the stage at Joe’s Pub on October 24 for the benefit concert, Perfectly Marvelous: The Songs of Cabaret with Anne Hathaway and Friends. (Clearly they weren’t kidding around when they said “and Friends!”)

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Bebe Neuwirth, Judy Kaye, Rob McClure & More Join Raul Esparza and Kelli O’Hara for Encores! Anniversary Gala

Bebe Neuwirth, Judy Kaye, Rob McClure & More Join Raul Esparza and Kelli O’Hara for Encores! Anniversary Gala

Bebe Neuwirth, Judy Kaye, Rob McClure and more will help Encores! celebrate its 20th Anniversary Gala on November 12. The one-night-only event, directed by Marc Bruni and featuring musical direction by Rob Berman, will star previously announced Tony nominees Raul Esparza and Kelli O’Hara, and feature many Broadway stars who have appeared in Encores! productions over the past two decades ...

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Fifty Shades of Esparza! Tony Nominee Raul Esparza to Star in Erotic Novel-Themed Law & Order: SVU Episode

Fifty Shades of Esparza! Tony Nominee Raul Esparza to Star in Erotic Novel-Themed Law & Order: SVU Episode

Listen up, Christian Grey fans... it looks like the popular Fifty Shades of Grey novels are getting the Law & Order treatment with the help of four-time Tony nominee Raul Esparza and Tony winner Roger Bart. Esparza is about to complete his Law & Order trifecta by taking on a recurring role as District Attorney Rafael Barba on Law & ...

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Raúl Esparza and the Cast of Leap of Faith Rise Up in the Recording Studio

Raúl Esparza and the Cast of Leap of Faith Rise Up in the Recording Studio
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Are you ready for a miracle? As the stars of the Tony-nominated musical Leap of Faith, Raúl Esparza, Jessica Phillips and Kendra Kassebaum know how to "step into the light" but on June 13 they stepped into the darkness at Avatar Studios in Manhattan to lend their voices to an original cast recording. The entire company reunited a month after Leap of ...

Raúl Esparza and Cast of Leap of Faith Reunite for Broadway Cast Recording

Raúl Esparza and Cast of Leap of Faith Reunite for Broadway Cast Recording

The cast of the Tony-nominated musical Leap of Faith will reunite in a recording studio on June 13 to record an original cast album, according to the show’s Twitter account. Starring Raúl Esparza, Leap of Faith finished its brief Broadway run on May 13 at the St. James Theatre after 24 preview performances and 20 regular performances.

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