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Best Day Ever! Tony-Nominated Musical SpongeBob SquarePants Will Make Waves Across the Country

Best Day Ever! Tony-Nominated Musical SpongeBob SquarePants Will Make Waves Across the Country

Let's all do the Bikini Bottom Boogie because SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical is launching a North American tour in fall 2019! The new tuner, co-conceived and directed by Tony nominee Tina Landau and based on the hit Nickelodeon cartoon, was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, and 10 Broadway.com Audience Choice ...

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New Musical Based on the Life of Michael Jackson Will Premiere on Broadway in 2020

New Musical Based on the Life of Michael Jackson Will Premiere on Broadway in 2020

A new musical framed around the life and music of the late singer-songwriter Michael Jackson is currently in development, Columbia Live Stage and The Michael Jackson Estate have announced. The stage show is expected to arrive on Broadway in 2020.

The currently untitled musical will feature a book by two-time Pulitzer winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat) and a score made up of ...

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Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Toast Broadway's Best Stars & Shows at the 2018 Tony Awards

Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Toast Broadway's Best Stars & Shows at the 2018 Tony Awards

The 72nd Annual Tony Awards telecast was one of the most delightful in recent memory. Led by theater-loving emcees Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, the Tonys ceremony featured a quirky style of humor and moving sentiment unique to Broadway's biggest night.

With triumphs spread across acclaimed new works and innovative revivals, Broadway fans of all theater tastes had plenty of reason ...

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The Band's Visit & Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Top 2018 Tony Award Winners

The Band's Visit & Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Top 2018 Tony Award Winners

The new musical The Band's Visit triumphed at the 2018 Tony Awards! The acclaimed tuner based on Eran Kolirin’s 2007 film took home 10 Tonys at the ceremony on June 10. Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban hosted the annual celebration of Broadway live from New York's Radio City Music Hall.

The two-part epic Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was also a big ...

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The Band's Visit Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical

The Band's Visit Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical

The new Broadway musical The Band's Visit has been named the 2018 Tony winner for Best Musical! The announcement was made on June 10 at Radio City Music Hall. The other nominated shows in the category were Mean Girls, Frozen and SpongeBob SquarePants.

"Ten years ago I was captivated by Eran Kolirin's deceptively simple film about love and hope ...

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Once On This Island Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival

Once On This Island Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival

The beloved new Broadway production of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Once On This Island has been named the 2018 Tony winner for Best Revival of a Musical! The announcement was made on June 10 at Radio City Music Hall. The other nominated shows in the category were My Fair Lady and Carousel. Once On This Island is playing at ...

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More Life! Angels in America Wins Tony for Best Revival of a Play

More Life! Angels in America Wins Tony for Best Revival of a Play

Angels in America has won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play! It beat out fellow nominees Lobby Hero, Three Tall Women, The Iceman Cometh and Travesties.

The producers and the cast took the stage to accept the award and allowed playwright Tony Kushner to take over the microphone. After encouraging the audience to see the show ...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Wins Best Play at 2018 Tony Awards

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Wins Best Play at 2018 Tony Awards

Ten points, and a Tony, to Gryffindor! Penned by Jack Thorne, The eighth installment of the blockbuster book and film franchise, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, was named Best Play at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10. The production beat out fellow nominees Farinelli and the King by Claire van Kampen, The Children ...

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Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber to Air Coast to Coast Tony Weekend

Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber to Air Coast to Coast Tony Weekend

Broadway.com is joining CBS Television Stations once again this year for the Emmy-winning Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber, the pre-Tony Awards TV special that will air across the country this weekend, in advance of the Tony Awards telecast. The program is set to air at 11:30am on WCBS-TV in New York City (just ...

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In the Heights Movie Musical to Arrive in Cinemas in Summer 2020

In the Heights Movie Musical to Arrive in Cinemas in Summer 2020

It won't be long now! The highly anticipated screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes' Tony-winning musical In the Heights has set a release date of June 26, 2020, according to Deadline. The announcement follows a recent bidding war won by Warner Bros. to produce the movie, set to be directed by Jon M. Chu.

In the Heights follows ...

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Mean Girls, The Band's Visit, Carousel & More to Perform on 72nd Annual Tony Awards

Mean Girls, The Band's Visit, Carousel & More to Perform on 72nd Annual Tony Awards

The Tony Awards have announced the shows slated to perform live at the 2018 Tony Awards, set to take place at Radio City Music Hall on June 10 at 8:00pm ET. The Tonys, hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles, will be broadcast live on CBS.

The evening will feature performances by the casts of The Band’s Visit, Carousel ...

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Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2018

Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2018

The 72nd annual Tony Awards is almost here! We've pulled together some frequently asked questions about Broadway's starriest ceremony so you can find all of the answers in one place. Happy Tonys, everybody!

When are the 2018 Tony Awards?
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 8PM EST.

Where will the Tony Awards ceremony be held?
Radio City Music Hall in the ...

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Melissa Benoist, Tituss Burgess, Katharine McPhee & More to Appear at 2018 Tony Awards

Melissa Benoist, Tituss Burgess, Katharine McPhee & More to Appear at 2018 Tony Awards

More stars have been announced to appear on the 72nd Annual Tony Awards telecast, set for June 10 at 8:00pm ET. The event, broadcast live on CBS, will be held at Radio City Music Hall. Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will host.

Newly announced stars slated to appear include upcoming Beautiful headliner Melissa Benoist, Waitress stars Katharine McPhee and ...

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Stoneman Douglas Drama Teacher Melody Herzfeld to Receive Tonys' Excellence in Theatre Education Award

Stoneman Douglas Drama Teacher Melody Herzfeld to Receive Tonys' Excellence in Theatre Education Award

The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have announced that Melody Herzfeld, the Stoneman Douglas High School theater teacher who saved the lives of 65 students during the recent tragic shooting in Parkland, FL, will be presented with the Tonys' 2018 Excellence in Theatre Education Award. The 72nd Annual Tonys ceremony will be held at Radio City Music Hall on ...

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Welcome to Everywhere! David Yazbek's Tony-Nominated Musical The Band's Visit Will Tour North America

Welcome to Everywhere! David Yazbek's Tony-Nominated Musical The Band's Visit Will Tour North America

And we'll dance with them on a jasmine scented wind! The acclaimed new musical The Band's Visit, featuring a book by Itamar Moses and a score by David Yazbek, will launch a North American tour in spring 2019. Nominated for 11 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score, The Band's Visit opened at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre ...

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NBC to Bring the 'Age of Aquarius' to TV Audiences with Hair Live!

NBC to Bring the 'Age of Aquarius' to TV Audiences with Hair Live!

Following on the heels of NBC's acclaimed rock musical presentation Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, the network has announced Hair Live! as its next live musical event, set to be broadcast in the spring of 2019 in front of a live audience. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have executive-produced each of NBC's live musicals since The Sound of ...

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License to Chill! Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville Will Embark on a National Tour

License to Chill! Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville Will Embark on a National Tour

Can't you feel it circling, honey? Can't you feel it swimming around? The new musical Escape to Margaritaville, featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, will launch a North American tour in October 2019. According to producer Frank Marshall, the traveling production will kick off at Rhode Island’s Providence Performing Arts Center. Directed by Tony winner Christopher ...

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Carousel Revival to Be Preserved on Original Cast Album

Carousel Revival to Be Preserved on Original Cast Album

Get ready to experience Joshua Henry's soul-stirring "Soliloquy" on repeat. The Tony-nominated revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel has announced an original Broadway cast recording. The album will be released digitally on June 8 with a physical CD available on July 13.

Henry leads the cast in a Tony-nominated turn as Billy Bigelow alongside Jessie Mueller in a Tony-nommed performance ...

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The Accolades are Non-Stop! Hamilton Wins the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour

The Accolades are Non-Stop! Hamilton Wins the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour

They were willing to wait for it and they didn't throw away their shot! The North American touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical masterwork Hamilton won the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour. The 19th annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards will be presented at a private cocktail reception on May 24 in New York City. The ...

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Mean Girls Leads Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Winners; Ethan Slater, Hailey Kilgore Also Take Top Prizes

Mean Girls Leads Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Winners; Ethan Slater, Hailey Kilgore Also Take Top Prizes

Each year since 2000, Broadway.com has asked our readers to pick their favorites of the season in our annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards. The 2018 results are in! After receiving 12 Tony Award nominations, Mean Girls has topped the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award wins with eight. Mean Girls' standout performer Barrett Wilbert Weed triumphed with three wins, while ...

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John Gore Organization Promotes Susan Krajsa to President of Broadway Across America

John Gore Organization Promotes Susan Krajsa to President of Broadway Across America

The John Gore Organization has announced the promotion of Susan Krajsa to President of Broadway Across America (BAA). A veteran of the Broadway industry, Krajsa has been with the company for 27 years in various positions, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Presenting.

Working alongside BAA’s Co-CEOs, Jeff Daniel and Rich Jaffe, Krajsa will continue to oversee the relationships ...

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Let Them In, Let Them See! Disney's Frozen Will Embark on a National Tour

Let Them In, Let Them See! Disney's Frozen Will Embark on a National Tour

It's finally come—come to knock down our theater door! Disney's new musical Frozen will launch a North American touring production in fall 2019. Nominated for three 2018 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, and nine Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, Frozen opened March 22 at Broadway's St. James Theatre. The tour will kick off in Schenectady ...

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Just You Wait! Tony-Nominated Revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady Will Tour in 2019

Just You Wait! Tony-Nominated Revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady Will Tour in 2019

Wouldn't it be loverly if one of the greatest musicals of all time played (pretty close) to the street where you live? With a little bit of luck, that's about to happen! Bartlett Sher's Tony-nominated revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady will launch a national tour in fall 2019. In addition to its 10 Tony Award nods, including ...

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Meet the Plastics! Tina Fey's Tony-Nominated Musical Mean Girls Will Launch a National Tour in Fall 2019

Meet the Plastics! Tina Fey's Tony-Nominated Musical Mean Girls Will Launch a National Tour in Fall 2019

The show's 12 Tony Award nominations and 15 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nods are so fetch, but the Mean Girls musical is just getting started. Tony nominee Tina Fey's new musical adaptation of her hit 2004 film will launch a national touring production in the fall of 2019. The show announced the tour on its Instagram account, urging followers ...

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Nominations Announced for 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

Nominations Announced for 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

Nominations for the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, the only theatrical award that honors the season's best chosen by fans, were announced live by former winners and Moulin Rouge co-stars Aaron Tveit and Karen Olivo on May 8. Fans nominated their favorites from a complete list of eligible shows and performers.

Mean Girls leads with 15 nominations, followed by Harry Potter ...

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