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Friday, Jan 13, 2017

Broadway's Biggest Stars to Sing on Inauguration Day, in NYC

Broadway's Biggest Stars to Sing on Inauguration Day, in NYC

Some of Broadway's biggest stars - including Chita Rivera, Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Betty Buckley, Jessie Mueller and Billy Porter - will be spending Inauguration Day at a concert in New York...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

Todrick Hall Returning to Broadway in 'Kinky Boots'

Todrick Hall Returning to Broadway in 'Kinky Boots'

The YouTube superstar, who has over 2.2 million subscribers, will join the Tony-winning Best Musical for a limited run.

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

Wayne Brady Steps Into 'Kinky Boots'

Wayne Brady Steps Into 'Kinky Boots'

The "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" star will play Lola beginning Nov. 21.

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

8 Shows Featuring Prominent LGBT Characters

8 Shows Featuring Prominent LGBT Characters

Just because pride weekend is past doesn’t mean the celebrations of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people on and off Broadway are over.

Friday, Dec 27, 2013

Babs and Bette Get Together

Babs and Bette Get Together

Plus the “Kinky Boots” replacements are here, Hugh Jackman disappears from 'Houdini" and meet the “Bronx Bombers.”

Saturday, Dec 7, 2013

A “Spring Awakening” Reunion

A “Spring Awakening” Reunion

Plus “Kinky Boots” originals depart, Mazzie heads to "Bullets Over Broadway" and HBO nabs “700 Sundays.”

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013

"Kinky Boots" Gets a Leading 13 Tony Award Nods

"Kinky Boots" Gets a Leading 13 Tony Award Nods

The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots" has earned a leading 13 Tony Award nominations, with the British import "Matilda: The Musical" close behind with 12.

Friday, Apr 5, 2013

Review: In “Kinky Boots,” Boys Just Wanna Wear Shoes

Review: In “Kinky Boots,” Boys Just Wanna Wear Shoes

“Kinky Boots” is a brash, if predictable musical that will appeal to fans of composer Cyndi Lauper and writer Harvey Fierstein

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Delays, Confusion and Crowds After Train Derailment

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Calls for Terror Charges in Deadly Midtown Stabbing
Calls for Terror Charges in Deadly Midtown Stabbing

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Marine Who Lost Both Legs in Afghanistan Becomes NY Cop
Marine Who Lost Both Legs in Afghanistan Becomes NY Cop

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April the World-Famous Pregnant Giraffe Is Such a Tease
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No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump
No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing against the law. Democrats said Americans can "breathe a sigh of relief." Trump said the current law was imploding "and soon will explode." Thwarted by two factions of fellow Republicans, from the center and far right, House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama's health care law, the GOP's No. 1 target in the new Trump administration, will remain in place "for the foreseeable future."

Teen May Have Died Jumping Between Buildings in NYC: NYPD
Teen May Have Died Jumping Between Buildings in NYC: NYPD

A teenager has died and another is in a critical condition after falling from a three-story building.