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The Creative Team Behind Hairspray Live! on Making NBC's Musicals Bigger, Bolder & Perfect for Underwear-Clad Viewers

The Creative Team Behind Hairspray Live! on Making NBC's Musicals Bigger, Bolder & Perfect for Underwear-Clad Viewers

When Tony-winning director Kenny Leon staged The Wiz Live! for NBC last year, audiences tuned in to catch a talented cast in a multi-set proscenium space. When the cameras roll on Hairspray Live! on December 7, however, there won’t be a fourth wall. At times, there won’t even be the other three walls.

Following The Sound of Music, Peter Pan ...

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Watch a Mini Documentary Showing How School of Rock Made the Grade on Broadway

Watch a Mini Documentary Showing How School of Rock Made the Grade on Broadway

Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest hit School of Rock officially turns one on December 6 and to celebrate we here at Broadway.com are delighted to be the first to bring you this mini-documentary. Charting the show's life from its try-out at the Gramercy all the way to the Tony Awards and beyond, it has been put together by NYU film ...

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The Color Purple, Waitress, Bright Star & More Nab Grammy Nominations

The Color Purple, Waitress, Bright Star & More Nab Grammy Nominations

Nominations were announced this morning for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, which will take place on February 12, 2017, hosted by Tony winner James Corden. Four Broadway productions and one West End show are in the running for Best Musical Theater Album, with credits as follows:

Bright Star. Carmen Cusack, principal soloist; Jay Alix, Peter Asher & Una Jackman, producers ...

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Now Is the Time! National Tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Throws a Ball in Austin

Now Is the Time! National Tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Throws a Ball in Austin

A lovely night! A lovely night! A finer night you know you’ll never see! The national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella opens in Austin on December 6. The hit Broadway musical will play Bass Concert Hall through December 11.

The musical version of the classic fairytale Cinderella was originally made for TV in 1957, starring Oscar winner Julie Andrews ...

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OMG! It's Time for the 'WTFDTSF' Red Carpet Challenge with Ben Platt & the Stars of Dear Evan Hansen

OMG! It's Time for the 'WTFDTSF' Red Carpet Challenge with Ben Platt & the Stars of Dear Evan Hansen

OMG! We are ROTFL as we watch Matt Rodin grill the stars of Dear Evan Hansen about Internet acronyms.

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Far More Than One Short Day! Wicked Becomes the Ninth Longest-Running Show on Broadway

Far More Than One Short Day! Wicked Becomes the Ninth Longest-Running Show on Broadway

Oh what a celebration we'll have today! Broadway's soaring hit Wicked is officially the ninth longest-running show on the Great White Green Way. This marks 5,462 performances at the Gershwin Theatre on December 4. Beauty and the Beast was the previous holder of the ninth spot.

To properly rejoicify about this gravity-defying occasion, we've included nine of our favorite ...

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#BuzzNow: Stunning Looks and a Standing O at A Bronx Tale's Broadway Bow

#BuzzNow: Stunning Looks and a Standing O at A Bronx Tale's Broadway Bow

Chazz Palmenteri's musical adaptation of his self-penned show opened on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre on December 1.

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Ja Rule, Ashanti, Regina Spektor & More on Why They Wanted to Be a Part of The Hamilton Mixtape

Ja Rule, Ashanti, Regina Spektor & More on Why They Wanted to Be a Part of The Hamilton Mixtape

Ja Rule, Ashanti, Regina Spektor, Joell Ortiz and more on why they wanted to work with Lin-Manuel Miranda on The Hamilton Mixtape.

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Tap, Tap, Tapping on the Glass! Experience Ben Platt & the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen's Incredible Sound

Tap, Tap, Tapping on the Glass! Experience Ben Platt & the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen's Incredible Sound

Show clips from the Broadway production of Dear Evan Hansen, starring Ben Platt.

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Run & Tell That! Listen to the Hairspray Live! Cast Album

Run & Tell That! Listen to the Hairspray Live! Cast Album

We now have the perfect distraction while we count down the hours until the Hairspray Live! broadcast on December 7. Masterworks Broadway/Epic Records has just released the original soundtrack of the NBC television event, which includes studio recordings of the musical numbers that the starry company will perform on the night itself. Click below to stream a sneak peek ...

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