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A new musical depicting the life of silent film star Charlie Chaplin.

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Behind the Music: Chaplin Composer & Lyricist Christopher Curtis

Behind the Music: Chaplin Composer & Lyricist Christopher Curtis

Chaplin composer Christopher Curtis plays “The Tramp Shuffle” and more hits from the new musical, shares stories of meeting Chaplin’s son and recounts what inspired him to create the silent film-era tuner.

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Warren Carlyle on Googling Hitler, Falling for the Tramp & Finding the Right Recipe for Chaplin

Warren Carlyle on Googling Hitler, Falling for the Tramp &  Finding the Right Recipe for Chaplin

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Warren Carlyle got his start as a dancer, but the British-born performer has since climbed the ladder from associate choreographer of The Producers to director and choreographer of Finian’s Rainbow, Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway and now, Chaplin. In the new musical, composed by Christopher Curtis with a book by Curtis and Thomas Meehan, the director ...

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Hedda’s Headlines: Backstage at Chaplin with Jenn Colella, Episode 3: An Opening Night Extravaganza!

Hedda’s Headlines: Backstage at Chaplin with Jenn Colella, Episode 3: An Opening Night Extravaganza!

It’s opening night! This week, Chaplin video blogger Jenn Colella takes Broadway.com behind the scenes at the Barrymore Theatre for fancy fashion tips, Guinness cupcakes and a front row seat to the Gypsy Robe ceremony.

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Rob McClure on Channeling Chaplin, Crying at Puppet Camp & Walking a Tightrope

Rob McClure on Channeling Chaplin, Crying at Puppet Camp & Walking a Tightrope

Age & Hometown: 30; New Milford, New Jersey

Current Role: A star-making turn as screen icon Charlie Chaplin in the new musical Chaplin.

Whistle While You Work: As the middle child between two sisters, McClure grew up outside of Paramus, New Jersey—better known as “the mall capital of the universe.” Although they weren’t performers, McClure insists he inherited his ...

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Welcome to Hollywood! Squigs Pens a Silent Film-Era Portrait of Rob McClure & the Cast of Chaplin

Welcome to Hollywood! Squigs Pens a Silent Film-Era Portrait of Rob McClure & the Cast of Chaplin

Chaplin is bringing the touching life story of screen icon Charlie Chaplin to Broadway, starring Rob McClure as the violin-playing, tightrope-walking Little Tramp. Directed by Warren Carlyle, Chaplin follows the beloved movie star from the poverty-stricken streets of London to the glamorous world of Los Angeles. Broadway.com resident artist Justin "Squigs" Robertson headed to the Ethel Barrymore Theatre to ...

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Lights, Camera, Action! Celebrate Opening Night With Rob McClure & the Cast of Chaplin

Lights, Camera, Action! Celebrate Opening Night With Rob McClure & the Cast of Chaplin

Chaplin has arrived on Broadway, starring Rob McClure, Jenn Colella, Erin Mackey, Christiane Noll and more. Get a front row seat to opening night at the Barrymore Theatre!

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Step Into Hollywood’s Golden Age on Opening Night of Chaplin, Starring Rob McClure

Step Into Hollywood’s Golden Age on Opening Night of Chaplin, Starring Rob McClure
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It was a night of roller skating, tightrope walking and of course, cane twirling at the Barrymore Theatre on September 10, when the new musical Chaplin officially opened on Broadway. Headliner Rob McClure and his co-stars Christiane Noll, Jenn Colella, Erin Mackey, Wayne Alan Wilcox and more took the star-studded crowd on a journey from the streets of London to ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Fall in Love With the True Hollywood Story of Chaplin?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Fall in Love With the True Hollywood Story of Chaplin?

The new musical Chaplin is bringing the silent film era to Broadway, starring Rob McClure as the legendary screen icon. Find out if new Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Elissa, Yiping and Brian enjoyed their bittersweet journey to Hollywood.

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Thumbs Up! Rob McClure Delivers a 'Star Is Born' Performance as Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin

Thumbs Up! Rob McClure Delivers a 'Star Is Born' Performance as Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin

In the black and white world of the new Broadway musical Chaplin, newcomer Rob McClure provides a burst of color with his funny and moving star turn as silent screen icon Charlie Chaplin. Besides skillfully and expertly embodying Chaplin’s signature character, the Tramp, McClure proves he has the star power to anchor a brand-new Broadway musical with his sharp ...

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Chaplin Star Erin Mackey Recalls Her School-Age Years as a ‘Tardy’ Procrastinator With a Perm

Chaplin Star Erin Mackey Recalls Her School-Age Years as a ‘Tardy’ Procrastinator With a Perm

As kids all over America head back to school, Broadway.com decided to ask our favorite Broadway stars to look back at their own years in the classroom—and share a school picture! Before Erin Mackey starred in Chaplin as devoted wife Oona O’Neill, she was racing through her high school hallways, trying not to be late to class ...

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