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And the Winner Is...Broadway! Pasek & Paul, Emma Stone, Viola Davis & More Win Big at the Oscars

And the Winner Is...Broadway! Pasek & Paul, Emma Stone, Viola Davis & More Win Big at the Oscars

The Oscars may be Hollywood's biggest night, but Broadway's best came to Los Angeles to play on February 26...and win. This year was a great one for musical theater nerds everywhere, and it wasn't simply because the whimsical movie musical La La Land nabbed six awards, including Production Design, Cinematography, Best Song, Best Score, Best Director and Best Leading ...

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Dear Evan Hansen Songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Are Oscar Winners for La La Land

Dear Evan Hansen Songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Are Oscar Winners for La La Land

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul have nabbed their first Oscar! The Dear Evan Hansen music duo won for the La La Land song “City of Stars.” They share the win with La La Land composer Justin Hurwitz. The trio also garnered the Golden Globe back in January, when "City of Stars" won Best Original Song.

"This award is dedicated to ...

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Broadway Heads to Hollywood! Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sara Bareilles & More Perform at the Oscars

Broadway Heads to Hollywood! Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sara Bareilles & More Perform at the Oscars

Broadway's brightest took center stage at this year's Academy Awards! Lin-Manuel Miranda performed his Oscar-nominated Moana tune "How Far I'll Go" with Auli’i Cravalho, who lent her voice to the titular character in the movie. The Hamilton mastermind spit rhymes while the Moana star nailed that future audition to play the Schuyler sister of her choosing. Disney's Moana was also ...

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Jonathan Weir, Isabelle McCalla & More Join Adam Jacobs in Aladdin National Tour; Full Cast Set

Jonathan Weir, Isabelle McCalla & More Join Adam Jacobs in Aladdin National Tour; Full Cast Set

Casting is set for the national tour of Disney's Aladdin! Jonathan Weir (The Lion King) and Isabelle McCalla (The Prom) will play Jafar and Jasmine opposite previously announced star Adam Jacobs, who is set to reprise his Broadway role as the titular street urchin-turned-prince. Performances will kick off on April 11 at Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre.

The cast will also ...

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Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 4: St. Louis Walking Tour!

Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 4: St. Louis Walking Tour!

Join Rob McClure for a walking tour of St. Louis, hitting up some of the city's greatest spots like the Gateway Arch, City Museum, Busch Stadium and more! 

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Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway

Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway

Six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway acting debut when she steps into her musical Waitress next month. She’ll play the leading role of Jenna Hunterson for a 10-week run from March 31 through June 11, replacing Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller. As previously reported, Mueller will take her final bow at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 26 ...

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Living the American Dream: Meet the Stars of Broadway's New Miss Saigon

Living the American Dream: Meet the Stars of Broadway's New Miss Saigon

Direct from London, an acclaimed new staging of the Broadway smash Miss Saigon is getting ready to take Broadway by storm.

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Phillipa Soo, Adam Chanler-Berat & the Cast of Amelie on the Imaginative & Corsetless New Musical

Phillipa Soo, Adam Chanler-Berat & the Cast of Amelie on the Imaginative & Corsetless New Musical

Hamilton Tony nominee Phillipa Soo, Adam Chanler-Berat and the cast of Amélie preview some numbers and discuss bringing the hopeful, feel-good new musical to Broadway.

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Hear Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo & John Legend Perform 'God Only Knows' & See The Color Purple Stars React to Grammy Win

Hear Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo & John Legend Perform 'God Only Knows' & See The Color Purple Stars React to Grammy Win

Cynthia Erivo can do it all. In the last year, she's won a Tony, run a marathon, nabbed a starring role in a Harriet Tubman biopic, and (as of last night) performed at the Grammy Awards. Hours after The Color Purple earned the award for Best Musical Theater Album, the wonder woman took the stage with fellow Grammy winner John Legend ...

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The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award

The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award

She’s beautiful, she’s here, and she’s a Grammy winner. The cast recording for the Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple took home the 2017 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album on February 12. The album beat out recordings of Bright Star, the 2015 revival of Fiddler on the Roof, Waitress and the West End production of Kinky Boots.

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Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 3: Meet Me in St. Louis

Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 3: Meet Me in St. Louis

Something Rotten!'s Rob McClure takes us to The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis! Plus, there's some stagedooring, an Avenue Q flashback and Josh Grisetti breaking into Rob's dressing room.

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There's Just No Telling How Far He'll Go! Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Moana Song at the Oscars

There's Just No Telling How Far He'll Go! Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Moana Song at the Oscars

Lin-Manuel Miranda is slated to take the stage at the Academy Awards at least once on February 26. The Oscar nominee will perform his track "How Far I'll Go" from Disney's Moana, reports Variety. Auli’i Cravalho, who lent her voice to the titular character, will join him on stage. Moana is also up for Best Animated Feature Film ...

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Broadway Bigwig: Ranking the Top 50 Musical Theater Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber

Broadway Bigwig: Ranking the Top 50 Musical Theater Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber

With The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Cats and now Sunset Boulevard on the boards, Andrew Lloyd Webber has made history, tying with Rodgers and Hammerstein's record of having four shows running at once on Broadway. The spotlight is on the British bigwig, so it seems fitting to look back on his incredible career and rank his 50 best ...

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Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 2: Off to The 'Burgh

Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 2: Off to The 'Burgh

Something Rotten!'s Rob McClure takes us around Pittsburgh, where he enjoys Primanti Bros., a Sherlock-themed Escape The Room and high tea. Plus, he answers some of your questions!

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We Have These Clips on Repeat! Watch Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Perform

We Have These Clips on Repeat! Watch Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Perform

Groundhog Day's highly anticipated Broadway bow is set for March 16 at the August Wilson Theatre! These clips of the cast belting out Tim Minchin's score will make you want to mark your calendars.

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Here For You! Tickets Now On Sale for Tony-Winning The Book of Mormon in Salt Lake City

Here For You! Tickets Now On Sale for Tony-Winning The Book of Mormon in Salt Lake City

Pack your bags for Uganda! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of The Book of Mormon in Salt Lake City. The Tony Award-winning musical will open on August 1 at the Eccles Theater and run through August 20.

Written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, The Book of ...

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Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical

Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical

We’re one step closer to a Broadway diva belting the chronicles of cerulean. Elton John and playwright/essayist Paul Rudnick are at work to bring The Devils Wears Prada to the stage. The two will pen a Broadway musical adaptation of Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel and the subsequent 2006 film from 20th Century Fox.

“Re-imagining The Devil Wears Prada for ...

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The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

Don’t worry, Waitress can pick up the tab. The production recouped its $12 million investment, becoming the second musical from the 2015-16 season to turn a profit (following Hamilton).

The Diane Paulus-helmed musical, featuring a score by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson, opened officially at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on April 24, 2016. Tony winner Jessie ...

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Glenn Close and the Stars of Sunset Boulevard on Bringing the Iconic Hollywood Tale Back to Broadway

Glenn Close and the Stars of Sunset Boulevard on Bringing the Iconic Hollywood Tale Back to Broadway

Norma Desmond is ready for her close-up...again! Tony winner Glenn Close and the stars of the new production of Sunset Boulevard on bringing a new, scaled-down but still grand version of the iconic Hollywood tale back to Broadway.

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The Woman Is Non-Stop! Spend a Day in the Life with Hamilton Schuyler Sister Mandy Gonzalez

The Woman Is Non-Stop! Spend a Day in the Life with Hamilton Schuyler Sister Mandy Gonzalez

Ever wonder what it's like to be a Schuyler Sister in the greatest city in the world? Hamilton's Angelica Mandy Gonzalez showed us how she makes it all "werk" with a peek into a day in her life through the lens of Broadway.com contributor Matthew Murphy. Here's Gonzalez's typical day, from heading into New York City in style ...

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La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced on January 24, and La La Land achieved another record; the movie musical is the third film to receive 14 nominations, following All About Eve and Titanic. In addition to Best Picture, its nominations include two for Best Original Song—an impressive follow-up to Dear Evan Hansen composers Benj Pasek and Justin ...

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Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 1: Make America Laugh Again!

Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 1: Make America Laugh Again!

Something Rotten! star Rob McClure kicks off his new vlog by taking us through tech week in Schenectady and on the bus to Boston for the tour's big opening.

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Head Backstage at Hamilton for Taran Killam's First Performance

Head Backstage at Hamilton for Taran Killam's First Performance

Talk about a comedy king! Saturday Night Live alum Taran Killam is currently reigning as King George in Hamilton. The Today Show went behind-the-scenes with him during rehearsal and on the evening of his first performance where Killam showed off the tricks of the King George trade, like mastering the accent ("I think you just go nasally."), rocking the ...

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Everlasting Love! Ektor Rivera, Ana Villafañe & the Cast of Broadway's On Your Feet! Celebrate 500 Performances

Everlasting Love! Ektor Rivera, Ana Villafañe & the Cast of Broadway's On Your Feet! Celebrate 500 Performances

Felicitaciones! The cast of Broadway's On Your Feet! has been turning the beat around for 500 performances. Headliners Ektor Rivera and Ana Villafañe, director Jerry Mitchell and the cast of the vibrant musical gathered together on January 18 to celebrates the milestone. We've seen On Your Feet!'s dancers work it, former Broadway.com vlogger Ana Villafañe make it happen ...

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Welcome to the Neighborhood! See A Bronx Tale's Cast Perform 'Belmont Avenue'

Welcome to the Neighborhood! See A Bronx Tale's Cast Perform 'Belmont Avenue'

Good luck not tapping your toes to this tune. Bobby Conte Thornton, Ariana DeBose and the cast of Broadway's A Bronx Tale visited The Today Show on January 17 and performed the ultra-catchy opening number "Belmont Avenue." In addition, the creative dream team, including scribe Chazz Palminteri, directors Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks and lead producer Tommy Mottola ...

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