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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.

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014

“Lady Day” Extends

“Lady Day” Extends

Plus “La Soiree” sets closing date and the first trailer for “Jersey Boys” is here.

Sunday, Apr 13, 2014

Review: Audra McDonald in "Lady Day"

Review: Audra McDonald in "Lady Day"

The five-time Tony winner interprets more than a dozen classic recordings in a play that should appeal to even the casual Billie Holiday fan.

Sunday, Mar 16, 2014

Laura Benanti to Host Drama Desk Awards

Laura Benanti to Host Drama Desk Awards

Plus Citi Bike offers Broadway discounts, Audra McDonald sings Yahoo Answers and Sondheim’s Birthday becomes a national holiday.

Sunday, Mar 9, 2014

“Fiddler on the Roof” Returns

“Fiddler on the Roof” Returns

Plus, the long-awaited premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton,” a new trip “Into the Woods” planned, and your dog could be a Broadway star!

Saturday, Feb 22, 2014

Will Audra McDonald Play Billie Holiday?

Will Audra McDonald Play Billie Holiday?

Plus “Bronx Bombers” strikes out, Kids Night on Broadway begins, and your first look at Disney’s “Aladdin”

Friday, Feb 7, 2014

Is Oprah Broadway-Bound?

Is Oprah Broadway-Bound?

Plus castings galore, “Matilda” hits the road and various famous people sing the “Rocky” theme song.

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013

Q&A: Benanti Returns to “Sound of Music”

Q&A: Benanti Returns to “Sound of Music”

The Tony-winning actress revisits her first Broadway show in NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live.”

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