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Beautiful Moves the Earth, Fun Home Departs & Bronx Bombers Open Their Season in This Week's Datebook

Beautiful Moves the Earth, Fun Home Departs & Bronx Bombers Open Their Season in This Week's Datebook

So, you’re trying to stick to your New Year's resolutions, but take a pause from that juice cleanse long enough to check out what’s happening on and off Broadway this week! The Yankees round the bases of the Great White Way, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical makes Broadway feel like a natural woman and Fun Home plays its final show ...

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Tony Nominees Christiane Noll, Tom Wopat & More Will Celebrate Rodgers & Hammerstein in Concert at 54 Below

Tony Nominees Christiane Noll, Tom Wopat & More Will Celebrate Rodgers & Hammerstein in Concert at 54 Below

Tony nominees Christiane Noll and Tom Wopat, along with Broadway faves Ashley Brown and Darius de Haas will celebrate and perform the legendary music of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II during three performances at 54 Below. The Sound of Their Music: Rodgers & Hammerstein will be presented on December 15, January 19, 2014, and February 16 at the Times ...

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The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Tony Winner Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams, Set for Lifetime Screen Reboot

The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Tony Winner Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams, Set for Lifetime Screen Reboot

The Broadway journey may be over for the recent revival of The Trip to Bountiful, but the story of Carrie Watts will live on in a new Lifetime TV remake of Horton Foote’s celebrated play. Featuring Tony winner Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams reprising their roles from the Broadway production, the new small screen adaptation will begin filming November 4 ...

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Cuba Gooding Jr. Sets Exit Date for The Trip to Bountiful; Leon Addison Brown to Star as Ludie Watts

Cuba Gooding Jr. Sets Exit Date for The Trip to Bountiful; Leon Addison Brown to Star as Ludie Watts

The Broadway journey is over for Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr., who will depart the Broadway production of The Trip to Bountiful on August 27. The star, who plays the role of Ludie Watts in the Broadway revival, will exit the show early due to a change in schedule for an upcoming film. His understudy, Leon Addison Brown, will succeed Gooding ...

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Show Me the Portrait! Sardi’s Unveils a Tribute to The Trip to Bountiful Star Cuba Gooding Jr.

Show Me the Portrait! Sardi’s Unveils a Tribute to The Trip to Bountiful Star Cuba Gooding Jr.
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The Trip to Bountiful headliner Cuba Gooding Jr. was the guest of honor at Sardi’s on August 22, when the legendary New York restaurant unveiled a portrait of the Oscar winner and newly minted Broadway star. Gooding was joined by his co-stars Vanessa Williams, Adepero Oduye and Tom Wopat, who were on hand to cheer him on and toast his ...

The Journey Continues! The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Cicely Tyson, Extends Through October

The Journey Continues! The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Cicely Tyson, Extends Through October

The Trip to Bountiful, starring Tony winner Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Vanessa Williams extended on Broadway through October 9. Directed by Michael Wilson, the Broadway revival of Horton Foote’s classic drama was originally scheduled to play through September 1 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The production opened on April 23.

In addition to Tyson, Gooding and Williams, The ...

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Squigs Travels to Texas with Cicely Tyson & the Stars of The Trip to Bountiful

Squigs Travels to Texas with Cicely Tyson & the Stars of The Trip to Bountiful

The Tony-nominated revival of The Trip to Bountiful is bringing a taste of southern charm to the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, starring Tony nominee Cicely Tyson as an elderly woman who longs to return to her Texas hometown one final time. Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson took the long journey home to Bountiful, then sketched a soulful portrait of ...

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The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. & Vanessa Williams, Extends Broadway Run

The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. & Vanessa Williams, Extends Broadway Run

Tony nominee Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Vanessa Williams are extending their Trip to Bountiful through September 1. Directed by Michael Wilson, the Tony-nominated revival of Horton Foote’s 1953 drama was originally scheduled to play a limited engagement through July 7. The Trip to Bountiful opened on April 23 at Broadway’s Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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It’s a Family Affair for Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. & Vanessa Williams on Opening Night of The Trip to Bountiful

It’s a Family Affair for Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. & Vanessa Williams on Opening Night of The Trip to Bountiful

Stars of stage and screen came out in droves on April 23 to catch the opening night of The Trip to Bountiful, starring Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Vanessa Williams. Get a front row seat to the festivities!

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It's a Beautiful Opening Night Celebration for The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams

It's a Beautiful Opening Night Celebration for The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams
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Horton Foote’s beloved 1953 drama The Trip to Bountiful is back on the Great White Way for the first time in 60 years, and on April 23, the company celebrated the play's official opening night. Directed by Michael Wilson and starring Oscar nominee Cicely Tyson, Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. and Tony nominees Vanessa Williams and Condola Rashad, The Trip ...

The Journey Begins! The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Cicely Tyson, Opens on Broadway

The Journey Begins! The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Cicely Tyson, Opens on Broadway

The Trip to Bountiful is bringing a taste of small-town Texas to Broadway, starring Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams, Condola Rashad and Tom Wopat. Michael Wilson directs the first Broadway revival of Horton Foote’s drama in 60 years. The Trip to Bountiful opens officially on April 23 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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The Trip to Bountiful Revival, Starring Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding, Jr. & Vanessa Williams, Begins Broadway Run

The Trip to Bountiful Revival, Starring Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding, Jr. & Vanessa Williams, Begins Broadway Run

Horton Foote’s acclaimed drama The Trip to Bountiful begins performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on March 30, starring Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams, Tom Wopat and Condola Rashad. Directed by Michael Wilson, The Trip to Bountiful opens officially on April 23.

The Trip to Bountiful tells the story of Carrie Watts (Tyson), an elderly woman who longs ...

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It’s All in the Family with Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams & the Cast of The Trip to Bountiful

It’s All in the Family with Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams & the Cast of The Trip to Bountiful

Emmy winner Cicely Tyson, Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr.Vanessa Williams, Tom Wopat and Condola Rashad are gearing up to star in The Trip to Bountiful on March 30 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Meet the cast of Horton Foote’s moving drama!

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The Journey Begins! The Trip to Bountiful Stars Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams & More Meet the Press

The Journey Begins! The Trip to Bountiful Stars Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams & More Meet the Press
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Broadway.com took a trip to Sardi’s on March 11 to meet the talented new cast of Horton Foote’s 1953 play The Trip to Bountiful. Emmy winner Cicely Tyson, Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr., and Tony nominees Vanessa Williams, Condola Rashad and Tom Wopat star in the emotional drama, which is being revived on Broadway for the first time in ...

Tom Wopat and More Join Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. & Vanessa Williams in The Trip To Bountiful

Tom Wopat and More Join Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. & Vanessa Williams in The Trip To Bountiful

Tom Wopat is heading to Bountiful! The two-time Tony-nominated actor and singer will team up with previously announced stars Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams and Condola Rashad in the upcoming Broadway revival of Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful. Directed by Michael Wilson, the 14-week engagement begins performances March 31 at Broadway’s Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Opening night is ...

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Tom Wopat on the Eagles, the Beatles and Inviting Bernadette Peters to Join Him at 54 Below

Tom Wopat on the Eagles, the Beatles and Inviting Bernadette Peters to Join Him at 54 Below

There’s no pigeonholing two-time Tony nominee Tom Wopat. His career has ranged from the 1980s hit TV series The Dukes of Hazzard to 10 Broadway credits (including Annie Get Your Gun with Bernadette Peters) to Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar-nominated film Django Unchained. Now Wopat has a new album out, I’ve Got Your Number, and he’s celebrating its release with a one-night-only ...

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What’s Up, Tom Wopat? The Broadway Vet on Django, Taking a Break from Musicals & His Swinging New CD

What’s Up, Tom Wopat? The Broadway Vet on Django, Taking a Break from Musicals & His Swinging New CD

For the past decade, Tom Wopat has been getting in touch with his jazzy side in a series of four studio recordings. The latest, I’ve Got Your Number (due for release on February 12), finds Wopat singing a mix of tunes by Jerome Kern, James Taylor, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and more, backed by a swinging 30-piece orchestra. As he ...

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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 to 54 Below ...

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A Christmas Story Cast Album to be Released Ahead of the Musical's Broadway Run

A Christmas Story Cast Album to be Released Ahead of the Musical's Broadway Run

The studio cast album for A Christmas Story, the upcoming Broadway musical based on the 1983 holiday classic, will be released digitally through Masterworks Broadway on September 25, before hitting stores on October 22.

With a score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the 18-track album was recorded last year after the show's national tour finished its five-city run. The ...

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Catch Me If You Can Welcomes Laura Linney & Susan Lucci at 100th Broadway Performance

Catch Me If You Can Welcomes Laura Linney & Susan Lucci at 100th Broadway Performance
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The cast of Catch Me If You Can was in a celebratory mood on July 6 as the show marked its 100th performance at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre. Making the evening even more festive was the presence of two celebrity guests, Laura Linney and Susan Lucci! The Broadway vets and TV headliners came backstage to congratulate the stars, including Tom ...

Flying High with the Stars and Starry Guests on Opening Night of Catch Me If You Can

Flying High with the Stars and Starry Guests on Opening Night of Catch Me If You Can

It was a ’60s-style love-in (minus the hippie vibe) at the Neil Simon Theatre on April 10, as the new musical Catch Me If You Can had its official Broadway opening. Joining the stars—including Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz, Tom Wopat and Kerry Butler—were an array of celeb guests, many of them on hand to support the composing team of ...

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Squigs Goes On the Run to Pen a Portrait of Catch Me If You Can

Squigs Goes On the Run to Pen a Portrait of Catch Me If You Can

The new Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can takes audiences on a merry chase, as FBI agent Carl Hanratty (Norbert Leo Butz) pursues youthful con artist Frank Abagnale Jr. (Aaron Tveit). Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson recently saw the swinging show at Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre, then sat down to draw Tveit, Butz and (from top) co-stars ...

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Great Catch! Jackman, LuPone, the Broderick Family & More Celebrate Opening Night of Catch Me If You Can

Great Catch! Jackman, LuPone, the Broderick Family & More Celebrate Opening Night of Catch Me If You Can
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You've heard of the Rat Pack? Well, opening night of Catch Me If You Can was an unofficial meeting of the Shaiman & Wittman Pack. The starry pals of composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman came out in droves on April 10 to cheer the latest Broadway musical from the creators of Hairspray. After the performance at Broadway's Neil Simon ...

First Look at Aaron Tveit and the High-Flying Cast of Catch Me If You Can

First Look at Aaron Tveit and the High-Flying Cast of Catch Me If You Can
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Aaron Tveit is flying high as Frank Abagnale Jr., the youthful con artist who successfully poses as an airline pilot (among other false identities) and charms the ladies in the new Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can. We’ve got brand-new production shots from photographer Joan Marcus showing Tveit and co-stars Norbert Leo Butz, Tom Wopat, Kerry Butler & more ...

Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz and the Cast of Catch Me If You Can Offer a Peek at the New Musical

Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz and the Cast of Catch Me If You Can Offer a Peek at the New Musical
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Catch Me If You Can is racing toward its March 11 start date at the Neil Simon Theatre, but on February 10 the new musical's creative team invited the press to take a sneak peek at several energetic production numbers from the show. Stars Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz, Kerry Butler, Tom Wopat and more were on hand to strut ...

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