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2017 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations Announced

April = Announcements. Award announcements, that is. The 32nd annual Lucille Lortel Awards, celebrating outstanding achievement in Off-Broadway theatre, will be presented May 7th, 2017 at NYU’s Skirball Center at 7:00 PM. Taran Killam, best known for his work in SNL, will host this year’s ceremony. Leading this year’s nominations are Hadestown, which premiered this past summer at New York Theatre

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Olivia Wilde Will Make Broadway Debut In 1984; Full Cast Announced

Looking ahead to the 2017-18 season on Broadway, full casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of George Orwell’s 1984. Producers Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin proudly announced the full casting for the highly anticipated production that will kick off the new Broadway season before the 2017 Tony Awards even hit the stage. Orwell’s 1984 is set to come

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Sara Bareilles Steps Into Waitress On Broadway

Grammy and Tony Award nominee Sara Bareilles makes her Broadway debut tonight in the role of Jenna in Waitress, for which she is also the composer-lyricist. Bareilles steps into the role of Jenna following in the footsteps of Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller, who originated the role on Broadway. Bareilles appears in the production for a limited 10-weeks only through June 11th, 2017. As

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Writing Team Now Secured For Beetlejuice Musical

Warner Brothers, who is currently represented on Broadway with Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, has secured their writing team for their next theatrical endeavor, an adaptation of Beetlejuice as a stage musical. Beetlejuice will feature a score by Eddie Perfect and a book by Scott Brown and Anthony King. This new team joins the previously announced Alex Timbers (Pictured Right) who

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“The Show Must Go On” – Broadway Plays On In Historic Blizzard

As of 9:30 AM this morning, The Broadway League has announced “the show will go on” with all Broadway shows scheduled to play regular performances March 14th as a significant snowstorm bears down on New York City and the surrounding region. While New York City remains in a blizzard warning for the time being, forecasters have since downgraded the winter storm

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Laura Benanti and Javier Muñoz Will Announce 2017 Drama Desk Nominations

With the 2017 spring season underway on and off Broadway, the New York theatre community is already looking ahead to the ever-approaching awards season. The 2017 Drama Desk Awards will announce the nominees for their 62nd Annual Awards show April 27th at Feinstein’s/54 Below at 10:00 AM. Announcing this years nominees, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti and Hamilton star Javier Muñoz (Pictured

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First Look: Titanic At Wagner College

Wagner College Theatre’s Titanic set sail last week kicking off the nationally recognized college theatre department’s 2017 spring season. Directed by Drew Scott Harris with musical staging by Carissa Bellando, Titanic soars to a new life in this vibrant, breathtaking production scaled back through a revolutionary vision and concept that allows you to solely focus on the storytelling and chaos unfolding

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Hemlock Theatre Company Kicks Off Season With Dog Sees God

Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang are back in action on Staten Island as Hemlock Theatre Company kicks off their 2017 season with Dog Sees God at the Little Victory Theatre February 24th through February 26th, 2017. Dog Sees God is an unauthorized parody that imagines that infamous Peanuts comic strip characters as degenerate teenagers. Every day issues teenagers today face

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