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May 28, 2015

NBC’s “The Wiz Live!” Holding Open Casting Call for Dorothy

NBC’s “The Wiz Live!” Holding Open Casting Call for Dorothy

NBC is looking for a newcomer to ease on down the yellow brick road in their upcoming live production of Charlie Smalls’ “The Wiz.”

May 19, 2015

"SNL" Alum Ana Gasteyer Joins "A New Brain"

"SNL" Alum Ana Gasteyer Joins "A New Brain"

The Encores! Off-Center production will play New York City Center from June 24 through June 27.

May 18, 2015

Taye Diggs Is Broadway’s Next "Hedwig"

Taye Diggs Is Broadway’s Next "Hedwig"

The "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" star will be the sixth actor -- and first black man -- to play the role.

May 18, 2015

Review: Pulitzer Winner "The Flick"

Review: Pulitzer Winner "The Flick"

Annie Baker's richly human study of boredom and dysfunction among an underpaid crew of movie-house workers gets a second life at the Barrow Street Theatre.

May 17, 2015

Review: A.R. Gurney's "What I Did Last Summer"

Review: A.R. Gurney's "What I Did Last Summer"

A teenage boy takes up with the town outcast on a summer vacation at the end of the war—and now his family must confront the expectations of a society that values conformity above all else.

May 15, 2015

In the Wings: Surprise with the Stars of "On the 20th Century"

In the Wings: Surprise with the Stars of "On the 20th Century"

They say comedy is hard, and the cast of the musical "On the 20th Century" works overtime in the show's Broadway revival. Gus Rosendale sat down with the leads: Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher.

May 12, 2015

Darren Criss on Becoming "Hedwig"

Darren Criss on Becoming "Hedwig"

"Glee" star Darren Criss talks about his turn on Broadway in the eponymous role of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

May 11, 2015

Stephanie Mills Will Play Auntie Em in NBC’s “The Wiz Live!”

Stephanie Mills Will Play Auntie Em in NBC’s “The Wiz Live!”

It will be a homecoming of sorts for Mills, who played Dorothy when “The Wiz” premiered on Broadway in 1975.

May 11, 2015

“Hamilton” Sweeps at Lucille Lortel Awards

“Hamilton” Sweeps at Lucille Lortel Awards

“Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s critically acclaimed musical about our nation’s founding father Alexander Hamilton, picked up a record-breaking ten honors out of ten nominations Sunday night at the 30th Annual...

May 10, 2015

New York City Center's 2016 Encores! Season Features Rare Sondheim Musical

New York City Center's 2016 Encores! Season Features Rare Sondheim Musical

"Cabin in the Sky," "1776" and "Do I Hear a Waltz?" will see new life next season.

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Clear Skies Forecast for Fireworks

Clear Skies Forecast for Fireworks

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Stonie Upsets Chestnut at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Stonie Upsets Chestnut at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Matt Stonie upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.

Man Dies After Getting Shot, Crashing Into Home: PD

Man Dies After Getting Shot, Crashing Into Home: PD

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How to Watch the Fourth of July Fireworks Live

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9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

A set of fireworks malfunctioned at a Colorado fireworks show Friday night, sending fireworks into a crowd of people and injuring nine spectators, fire officials said.

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NYPD Prepared for 4th of July Security: Commissioner

NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is speaking to police officers assigned to the July 4th detail Saturday.