My dad’s a Broadway junkie. He’s practically been going to shows his whole life. Often times, he’ll namedrop a show he’s seen, question how many shows he’s seen (”I have all the Playbills”), and tell me on the eve of the Tony Awards that this is his “Oscars.” Just for some context – I’m a […]

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Alan Menken is rightfully so getting a lot of press for the live action adaptation of his Disney classic Beauty and the Beast. The film opens tomorrow (early shows tonight), but one of the composer’s other works is kind of going under the radar a bit. A Bronx Tale opened a few months ago on […]

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Photo/Tracy Ketcher The cult and beloved classic Hedwig and the Angry Inch was originally expected to have a limited run from April to Aug. 2014. Well, sold-out show after sold-out show, a handful of Tony’s, a groundbreaking turn from Neil Patrick Harris, a star-making performance from Lena Hall, and so much more glamified goodness, the […]

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The 68th Annual Tony Awards provided many memorable moments from Hugh Jackman hopping his way through an opening number to Lena Hall uttering a joyous “friendship is magic” line with her first Tony in hand to Audra MacDonald’s emotional speech for her record-breaking sixth award. Those examples barely scratch the surface of highlights, but this […]

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It could’ve gone terribly wrong — like really badly. It could’ve buried his career or made him the laughing stock of the Broadway community. Choosing to star as an iconic character in a stage adaptation of a beloved cinematic classic doesn’t always pan out and I’m saying that very nicely. Thankfully for Andy Karl, his […]

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