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Sunday, Apr 23, 2017

In 'Charlie' Musical, You Take the Bitter with the Sweet

In 'Charlie' Musical, You Take the Bitter with the Sweet

Christian Borle makes for a fine Willy Wonka in a new musical from the creators of "Hairspray." But a score and set that fail to wow, and adult "kids" sketched out as ugly stereotypes ultimately sour matters.

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Fab 'Falsettos' Cast Forms a Tight-Knit Family

Fab 'Falsettos' Cast Forms a Tight-Knit Family<br />

The 1992 James Lapine-William Finn musical is an eloquent examination of what makes up a real New York modern family. An extraordinarily satisfying revival.

Monday, Aug 8, 2016

'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' Sets Opening Dates

'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' Sets Opening Dates

Christian Borle will lead the musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic tale.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016

‘Falsettos’ Returns with A-List Broadway Cast

‘Falsettos’ Returns with A-List Broadway Cast

Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells and Stephanie J. Block will lead the revival.

Thursday, Jun 11, 2015

“Smash” Cast Reunites at “Bombshell” Concert

“Smash” Cast Reunites at “Bombshell” Concert

The stars and creators of NBC’s “Smash” reunited for a one-night-only benefit concert at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre on June 8.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015

Review: Easygoing "Something Rotten!"

Review: Easygoing "Something Rotten!"

The Bottom Brothers need to write a hit play, but they're stuck in the shadow of Renaissance rock star William Shakespeare in an over-the-top comedy from the director of "The Book of Mormon."

Monday, Apr 13, 2015

Benefit Concert of “Smash” Musical Sells Out

Benefit Concert of “Smash” Musical Sells Out

Bad news, “Smash” fans. Tickets for the one-night-only benefit production of “Bombshell,” the musical at the center of the cult NBC series, are sold out.

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014

Christian Borle Talks Theatrical Multitasking in “Little Me”

Christian Borle Talks Theatrical Multitasking in “Little Me”

The Tony winner plays six roles in the new Encores! production. But is there a role for him in NBC’s live “Peter Pan” telecast?

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.”

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013

Tony Winners Join NBC's "Sound of Music"

Tony Winners Join NBC's "Sound of Music"

Three big Broadway talents have been added to the star-studded cast of NBC’s upcoming live production of "The Sound of Music," starring Carrie Underwood.

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