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Chita Rivera stars in the Broadway revival of Rupert Holmes' musical comedy.

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Off to the Races! Five Must-See Interpretations of The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Off to the Races! Five Must-See Interpretations of The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Pippin, Cinderella 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 ...

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Edwin Drood's Stephanie J. Block Dedicates Her BACA Win to Her Fans: ‘The Blockheads Aren't Kidding Around!’

Edwin Drood's Stephanie J. Block Dedicates Her BACA Win to Her Fans: ‘The Blockheads Aren't Kidding Around!’

The Mystery of Edwin Drood alum Stephanie J. Block pulled out all the stops in her powerhouse performance—she cross-dressed, she got murdered, and she even got her adorable dog Macaco in on the act. Her hard work paid off on May 5, when she snagged the 2013 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Diva Performance—her first-ever award ...

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Exclusive Photos: Join Edwin Drood Star Stephanie J. Block On Her Whirlwind First Day as a Tony Nominee

Exclusive Photos: Join Edwin Drood Star Stephanie J. Block On Her Whirlwind First Day as a Tony Nominee
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After working in New York for 11 years, Stephanie J. Block has received her well-deserved first Tony nomination. The Broadway star burst out onto the scene in The Boy From Oz, and since then has appeared in shows ranging from Wicked and The Pirate Queen to Anything Goes. Now she is headed for the Tonys as a Best Actress nominee ...

Stephanie J. Block, Chita Rivera and Edwin Drood’s Charming Company Sing and Sign CDs

Stephanie J. Block, Chita Rivera and Edwin Drood’s Charming Company Sing and Sign CDs
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The acclaimed revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood closes the case on March 10, but the madcap Dickensian musical will live on forever with the show’s Broadway cast album. Stephanie J. Block, Chita Rivera, Andrew Samonsky and original cast member Betsy Wolfe (who departed the show in February) were on hand at Barnes & Noble on Manhattan’s Upper ...

Meet The Mystery of Edwin Drood’s New Neville and Rosa, Andrew Samonsky and Erin Davie

Meet The Mystery of Edwin Drood’s New Neville and Rosa, Andrew Samonsky and Erin Davie

The Broadway revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood is welcoming two new cast members to its madcaup musical world! On February 12, South Pacific and Scandalous alum Andrew Samonsky and A Little Night Music’s Erin Davie stepped into the show as hot-tempered villain Neville Landless and naive music student Rosa Bud. Broadway.com snapped a shot of the ...

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Westminster Dog Show Winner Banana Joe to Make Broadway Debut in Edwin Drood

Westminster Dog Show Winner Banana Joe to Make Broadway Debut in Edwin Drood

Looks like Macaco is getting a night off! Westminster winner Banana Joe, who took home the coveted Best in Show prize at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, will make his Broadway debut in The Mystery of Edwin Drood for one night only on February 13.

Banana Joe, a five-year-old affenpinscher, will appear in the musical revival as the ...

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Sue Him! Edwin Drood's Will Chase Wants to Romance Debra Messing in Guys and Dolls

Sue Him! Edwin Drood's Will Chase Wants to Romance Debra Messing in Guys and Dolls

Valentine’s Day is a yearly celebration of love—so what better way to mark the holiday than by asking stage stars to reminisce about the musical that sparked their love of theater? Read on for a treasure trove of musical memories and inspirational stories from your favorite Broadway actors.


WILL CHASE (John Jasper in The Mystery of Edwin Drood ...

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Chita Rivera Gets a Big 80th Birthday Surprise from the Edwin Drood Cast

Chita Rivera Gets a Big 80th Birthday Surprise from the Edwin Drood Cast
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How do you celebrate a Broadway legend’s 80th birthday? With a cake at curtain call, of course! Iconic theater actress Chita Rivera celebrated her big day right where she belongs, on stage at Studio 54, where she’s playing the surreptitious Princess Puffer in The Mystery of Edwin Drood. At the close of the January 23 matinee, Rivera received ...

Andrew Samonsky to Replace Andy Karl in The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Andrew Samonsky to Replace Andy Karl in The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Scandalous alum Andrew Samonsky will assume the role of Neville Landless in The Mystery of Edwin Drood on February 12, replacing original cast member Andy Karl, who will play his last performance on February 10.

Neville and his twin Helen are two of the suspects in the murderous cast of characters in Edwin Drood, which is based on Charles Dickens ...

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Edwin Drood Star Chita Rivera to Be Honored with 80th Birthday Benefit Gala

Edwin Drood Star Chita Rivera to Be Honored with 80th Birthday Benefit Gala

Some actresses try to hide their age, but Chita Rivera is going to celebrate a big birthday—her 80th—publicly and in style: The two-time Tony winner will be honored on October 7 at Chita: A Legendary Celebration, a gala evening benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The event will be held at a Broadway theater to be announced later ...

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