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Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

Review: Top Talent Returns 'Shuffle Along' to the Spotlight

Review: Top Talent Returns 'Shuffle Along' to the Spotlight

A new story about the making of the groundbreaking 1921 musical is moving, in fits and starts. Savion Glover choreographs, and George C. Wolfe assembles an enviable cast—including Audra!

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

Brian Stokes Mitchell Joins Audra McDonald in 'Shuffle Along'

Brian Stokes Mitchell Joins Audra McDonald in 'Shuffle Along'

The two "Ragtime" stars will reunite for the musical revival, alongside a superstar cast.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

Q&A: Will Swenson on "Bull Durham," "Les Mis" and Audra McDonald

Q&A: Will Swenson on "Bull Durham," "Les Mis" and Audra McDonald

On the heels of his return to New York and "Les Misérables," Will Swenson speaks to NBC New York.

Sunday, Jun 15, 2014

Andrew Rannells is Your New Hedwig

Andrew Rannells is Your New Hedwig

Plus drama for the Tony Awards and closing dates for “Buyer & Cellar” and “Mothers and Sons.”

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014
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By Dave Quinn

Seen and Heard: The 2014 Tony Awards From in the Wings

Sunday’s Tony Awards honored the best of Broadway. And while you were watching... View gallery

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Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014

Seen and Heard: Backstage at the 2014 Tony Awards

Seen and Heard: Backstage at the 2014 Tony Awards

While you were watching the telecast, NBC New York was backstage in the winners circle.

Friday, Jun 6, 2014

The 2014 Tony Awards: We Pick The Winners

The 2014 Tony Awards: We Pick The Winners

NBC New York theater writers Robert Kahn and Dave Quinn offer their picks for the top categories in Sunday’s Tony Awards.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Performers Set for Tonys & More

Performers Set for Tonys & More

Plus Elisabeth Moss rumored for "Heidi Chronicles," OG Pippin returns to “Pippin” and Broadway brings NYC big money.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

McDonald Thanks Maya Angelou for Holliday Insight

McDonald Thanks Maya Angelou for Holliday Insight

The actress ends Wednesday matinee by thanking Angelou for giving her insight into her Tony-nominated role.

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014

"Gentleman's Guide" Leads 2014 Tony Nominations

"Gentleman's Guide" Leads 2014 Tony Nominations

Audra McDonald earned a nod as lead actress in a play for “Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill,” setting her up for a possible record-breaking sixth acting Tony Award.

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Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Silver Gets 12 Years Behind Bars

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Body Found on NYC Waterfront Was Wearing 'Cement Shoes': NYPD

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Podiatrist, Girlfriend Accused in Murder Plot: Police

Podiatrist, Girlfriend Accused in Murder Plot: Police

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