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"Hamilton" Actresses on How Broadway Show Empowers

THEATRE | Jun 9
Powerful women are making a name for themselves in "Hamilton," just like the women they play.

His Lola Adventure

THEATER | By Richard Dodds | May 1
He did not create the role of Lola in "Kinky Boots," but it sometimes seems like the role was created for him.

Duncan Sheik Reconsiders A Psycho and Makes Beautiful Music

THEATRE | By Mark Kennedy | Apr 9
The first time Duncan Sheik read the disturbingly gory novel "American Psycho," it didn't go well. He got halfway through the book before throwing it across his dorm room in disgust.

'If/Then' :: Taking the Show on the Road

THEATRE | By Richard Dodds | Oct 31
It's been reunion time for Anthony Rapp and Idina Menzel, who first worked together nearly 20 years ago as original cast members of "Rent." Now they are on a post-Broadway tour of "If/Then,"

New Sara Bareilles 'Waitress' Album Hits Retailers Nov. 6

MUSIC | Oct 23
Multi-platinum selling, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter and New York Times best-selling author Sara Bareilles has announced plans to release her highly anticipated new studio album this fall through Epic Records.

Stephen Sondheim Reimagined for Piano by 37 Composers

MOVIES | By Ronald Blum | Oct 20
Note by note, pianist Anthony de Mare and three dozen composers had put their own imprints on songs Sondheim wrote over the past half-century, a tribute to the man who redefined Broadway.

Buds Anthony Rapp & Telly Leung Bloom at Ptown Theater

THEATRE | By EDGE | Aug 10
The world premiere of "Buds of Broadway" debuts on August 14-15 for a two night only event at the Provincetown Theater featuring stars Anthony Rapp, from "If/Then" and "Rent" and Telly Leung, star of "Glee," "Godspell" and "Wicked."

Max von Essen: An American Plays French (and Gay?) in Paris on B'way

THEATRE | By Frank J. Avella | May 17
Learning to sight-read and practicing piano to Gershwin tunes as a child led Max von Essen to an exceptional featured role in the long-awaited Broadway stage production of the iconic MGM classic film "An American in Paris."

Chita Rivera Revisits Kander & Ebbs 'The Visit' One More Time

CELEBRITIES | By Brian Scott Lipton | May 16
Perhaps there's no greater example of her tenacity than "The Visit," Chita Rivera's newest Broadway musical featuring a score by dear friends John Kander and the late Fred Ebb and a book by the great Terrence McNally.

With New Album Billy Porter is 'Back on Broadway'

MUSIC | By EDGE | Mar 3
Tony® and GRAMMY® Award-winning Billy Porter's highly anticipated debut, "Billy's Back on Broadway" (Concord Records), is scheduled for release April 15, and it's featuring ten classics made famous on the Great White Way.

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