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Monday, Jun 20, 2016

Broadway Stars to Record Song to Benefit Nightclub Victims

Broadway Stars to Record Song to Benefit Nightclub Victims

Dozens of Broadway stars horrified by the Orlando nightclub shooting will lend their voices to recording a version of the iconic 1965 song "What the World Needs Now is Love," with all proceeds going to help the...

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016

'Wicked' Breaks Broadway Box Office Records

'Wicked' Breaks Broadway Box Office Records

The musical about the untold story of the witches of Oz has become the fastest musical to ever earn over $1 billion at the Broadway box office.

Monday, 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.

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014

"Gentleman's Guide" Named Best Musical; Cranston, NPH Win Tonys

"Gentleman's Guide" Named Best Musical; Cranston, NPH Win Tonys

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” the dark comic musical in which vicious slayings are played for laughs in Edwardian England, won four honors at Sunday’s 68th Annual Tony Awards, including the...

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.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014

Review: Idina Menzel in “If/Then”

Review: Idina Menzel in “If/Then”

The new musical about the road not taken makes one thing clear: Menzel is a star worth rooting for.

Monday, Mar 10, 2014

"Adele Dazeem" Returns to Broadway

"Adele Dazeem" Returns to Broadway

One “If/Then” fan has a little fun with John Travolta’s Oscar flub.

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

Original "Rent" Stars to Reunite for "If/Then"

Original "Rent" Stars to Reunite for "If/Then"

Anthony Rapp has signed on to join Idina Menzel in a new musical from the creators of "Next to Normal."

Monday, Mar 4, 2013

Idina Menzel Returning to Broadway in "If/Then"

Idina Menzel Returning to Broadway in "If/Then"

The Tony award-winning "Wicked" star will appear in a new musical by the creators of the brilliant "Next to Normal"

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