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Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017

Creating the Magic

Creating the Magic

Inside Broadway celebrates 35 years of bringing Broadway into NYC public schools

Monday, Jan 9, 2017

Wayne Brady to Play Aaron Burr in 'Hamilton' in Chicago

Wayne Brady to Play Aaron Burr in 'Hamilton' in Chicago

Wayne Brady is about to get his shot in "Hamilton" - in Chicago. Producers of the hit musical said Monday that the comedian and game show host will play Aaron Burr from Jan. 17 until April 9 at The PrivateBank...

Sunday, Jan 8, 2017

'The Present,' or, Cate Blanchett's Explosive Birthday Bash

'The Present,' or, Cate Blanchett's Explosive Birthday Bash

The Hollywood superstar makes a belated Broadway debut in a new take on Anton Chekhov's first play, written by her husband. The setting? A country estate, naturally.

Friday, Jan 6, 2017

Broadway Dims Lights Friday in Tribute to Reynolds, Fisher

Broadway Dims Lights Friday in Tribute to Reynolds, Fisher

Broadway theaters will dim their lights Friday night in honor of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, the mother-and-daughter actresses who died one day apart last week.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017

Mark Ruffalo Returning to Broadway in 'The Price'

Mark Ruffalo Returning to Broadway in 'The Price'

A decade after making his Broadway debut, Mark Ruffalo is back.

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017

Box Office Records Made as Broadway Says Goodbye to 2016

Box Office Records Made as Broadway Says Goodbye to 2016

The year on Broadway came to an explosive and sparkly end for theater producers as many shows recorded their best weeks ever - and not just the fresh new offerings. Virtually every one of the 33 shows that ended...

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017

Broadway-Inspired Workouts

Broadway-Inspired Workouts

Raina Seitel visits two city spots offering up fun workouts inspired by Broadway's biggest musicals.

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016

Broadway Holiday Numbers Dip, Including Revenue, Attendance

Broadway Holiday Numbers Dip, Including Revenue, Attendance

Broadway box offices failed to break any records over the Christmas holiday, despite mild weather and eye-popping hauls by huge hits like "Hamilton." Revenues, attendance and the number of shows all dipped. The...

Friday, Dec 23, 2016

Must-See Shows This Winter

Must-See Shows This Winter

The weather outside may be frightful, but there are plenty of reasons to go to the theater! Raina Seitel rounds up the best Broadway and Off-Broadway shows for kids, teens and adults.

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016

"In Transit" Makes a Stop on Broadway

"In Transit" Makes a Stop on Broadway

Lauren Scala chats with the cast of Broadway's first ever a cappella musical, "In Transit".

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