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Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green's musical returns to New York!

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Original On the Town Star Megan Fairchild Will Step In for Misty Copeland for Revival's Final Performance

Original On the Town Star Megan Fairchild Will Step In for Misty Copeland for Revival's Final Performance

A switcheroo is set to occur at On the Town this weekend. New York City Ballet principal dancer Megan Fairchild, who made her Broadway debut when she originated the role of Ivy Smith in the revival, will reprise her performance for the musical's final show on September 6. Misty Copeland, who is currently playing Ivy, will perform the part at ...

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Hot Shot! Gayle King & Misty Copeland Cool Down After Hot On the Town Performance

Hot Shot! Gayle King & Misty Copeland Cool Down After Hot On the Town Performance

CBS This Morning anchor Gayle King recently sailed over to the Lyric Theatre to catch On the Town, now featuring ballet superstar Misty Copeland in her Broadway debut. Following what was surely a helluva performance, the Oprah bestie paid the cast a visit backstage. Just look at that beaming ballerina! You can catch Copeland and her nautical co-stars in On ...

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Broadway Grosses: Ballet Superstar Misty Copeland Brings Box Office Bump to On the Town

Broadway Grosses: Ballet Superstar Misty Copeland Brings Box Office Bump to On the Town

A new Miss Turnstiles has crowds turning to On the Town. American Ballet Theatre prima ballerina Misty Copeland began performances as Ivy Smith in the Broadway revival on August 25, and in her first week at the Lyric Theatre, the show rose to 79.7% capacity in the colossal Lyric Theatre and grossed $914,434—more than $500,000 more than ...

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Video! Go Behind the Scenes at Broadway's On the Town With Misty Copeland

Video! Go Behind the Scenes at Broadway's On the Town With Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland is currently making a triumphant Broadway debut in On the Town, and she recently made this behind the scenes video of her preparation for the role of Ivy Smith in the musical. "I've been on stage performing professionally for half of my life, almost, so I don't often walk into a situation feeling nervous, and I did," ...

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Photos! Beaming Ballerina Misty Copeland Makes Broadway Debut in On the Town

Photos! Beaming Ballerina Misty Copeland Makes Broadway Debut in On the Town
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Misty Copeland, the celebrated ballerina, officially made her Broadway debut in On the Town on August 25. After the curtain call, the new star and her castmates headed to the Lamb's Club to party with celebs. See her in the revival at the Lyric Theatre through September 6, when the show closes.

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American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland Begins Performances in On the Town on Broadway

American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland Begins Performances in On the Town on Broadway

Misty Copeland starts performances in On the Town on August 25, stepping in for Georgina Pazcoguin as Ivy Smith in the revival. Copeland is making her Broadway debut in the tuner, which is set to shutter when her limited engagement at the Lyric Theatre ends on September 6.

Copeland became the first African-American prima ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre ...

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Incoming On the Town Headliner Misty Copeland Engaged to Taye Diggs' Cousin, Olu Evans

Incoming On the Town Headliner Misty Copeland Engaged to Taye Diggs' Cousin, Olu Evans

Incoming On the Town star Misty Copeland is engaged to her longtime boyf, lawyer (and Hedwig headliner's Taye Diggs' cousin!) Olu Evans. The ballerina recently revealed the news to Essence magazine, saying: "“I can’t believe my life right now!"

Copeland's already got some thoughts on her wedding dress. “I’d like to show my figure, somewhat—romantic and elegant. I don’t ...

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A Helluva Run Draws to a Close: Broadway’s On the Town Sets Final Performance Date

A Helluva Run Draws to a Close: Broadway’s On the Town Sets Final Performance Date

Twenty-four hours can go so fast. After struggling with low grosses for some time and receiving four 2015 Tony nominations but no awards on the big night, the Broadway revival of On the Town will play its final performance on September 6, the date incoming star Misty Copeland departs the production. At time of closing, the musical, which began performances ...

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Lucky to Be Him! On the Town Star Tony Yazbeck Is Inducted Into the Sardi’s Portrait Club

Lucky to Be Him! On the Town Star Tony Yazbeck Is Inducted Into the Sardi’s Portrait Club

It was a thrilling day in New York City for Tony Yazbeck on August 4, 2015—the Tony-nominated On the Town star was surprised with his very own portrait on the walls of legendary theater hotspot Sardi’s. Looking good, Tony...the new drawing is almost as suave as you are! Almost. Check out this Hot Shot of the star after adding ...

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Georgina Pazcoguin Will Twirl Her Way Through Broadway's On the Town Before Misty Copeland

Georgina Pazcoguin Will Twirl Her Way Through Broadway's On the Town Before Misty Copeland

Ahoy sailors! New York City Ballet soloist Georgina Pazcoguin will step into Megan Fairchild’s ballet shoes in On the Town on August 11. Pazcoguin is set to play the role of Ivy Smith through August 23, before the previously reported Misty Copeland makes her Broadway debut in the role. Copeland is scheduled for a limited engagement August 25 through September ...

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