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Monday, Jun 5, 2017

Matthew Perry's 'Longing' Is a Dreary and Unpolished Rom-Com

Matthew Perry's 'Longing' Is a Dreary and Unpolished Rom-Com

The "Friends" star may be a box office draw, but his first crack at playwriting isn't particularly funny or insightful.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017

'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical Is Coming to Broadway

'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical Is Coming to Broadway

SpongeBob SquarePants is making the move from his pineapple under the sea to Broadway

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Alanis' Jagged Little Pill' Is Score for Brand New Musical

Alanis' Jagged Little Pill' Is Score for Brand New Musical

Alanis Morissette's 1995 album "Jagged Little Pill" is being used as the score to a brand new stage musical.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Story of Veterans Is Personal for Cast of 'Bandstand'

Story of Veterans Is Personal for Cast of 'Bandstand'

The new Broadway show "Bandstand" takes on the veteran homecoming experience with music and emotion. The performance is powered by the cast's personal connection to the military.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Catching Up with Tamara Tunie

Catching Up with Tamara Tunie

Actress Tamara Tunie stops by the studio to talk about the buzzy new Off-Broadway play "Building the Wall."

Monday, May 15, 2017

'Venus' Revival Makes a Point About Sexual Exploitation

'Venus' Revival Makes a Point About Sexual Exploitation

Twenty-plus years after its New York debut, the Suzan-Lori Parks drama “Venus” gets a daring revival as part of the playwright’s residency at Signature Center.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Rachel Bay Jones on "Dear Evan Hansen"

Rachel Bay Jones on "Dear Evan Hansen"

Actress Rachel Bay Jones stops by the studio to talk about her first Tony nomination for her role in "Dear Evan Hansen," motherhood and more.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

'Amélie' Says Au Revoir to Broadway

'Amélie' Says Au Revoir to Broadway

After being snubbed for 2017 Tony nominations, 'Amélie' will play its final Broadway performance May 21.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

George Takei Returns in 'Pacific Overtures' Revival

George Takei Returns in 'Pacific Overtures' Revival

The CSC's lean, politically relevant revival asks audiences to question the merits of isolationism versus globalization.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

'Harry Potter' Headed to Broadway Next Spring

'Harry Potter' Headed to Broadway Next Spring

After conquering London, the "Harry Potter" sequel stage play is flying across the pond in the Spring of 2018 to fight its next battle: Broadway

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