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Friday, Apr 15, 2016

‘Matilda’ Saying Goodbye to Broadway

‘Matilda’ Saying Goodbye to Broadway

The musical based on the beloved Roald Dahl story will close this January.

Friday, Mar 21, 2014

"Phantom" Casts Its First Black Lead

"Phantom" Casts Its First Black Lead

Plus Fantasia returns to “After Midnight,” the new Rockettes show gets moved to 2015 and calling all Joneses - “The Realistic Joneses” wants you!

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013

“Matilda”: Review Roundup

“Matilda”: Review Roundup

"Matilda," fresh from London, was a hit with Broadway critics, who called it a "five star" adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved story

Monday, Sep 10, 2012

N.Y. Casting Call for Broadway's "Matilda"

N.Y. Casting Call for Broadway's "Matilda"

Producers will hold open auditions on Sept. 30 for spring transfer of the hit London musical

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