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    • Casting Notes
      adamunc

      Bryce Pinkham is returning to Gentleman's Guide on 7/28. The announcement didn't state the length o

      Alex Meyer

      Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe will reprise their roles as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam from The King And I in the West End revival of the show at the Palladium Theatre. This marks the West End debut for both of them. Previews begin on June 21

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      Started by:  adamunc

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    • COME FROM AWAY Film Adaptation in the Works!
      adamunc

      We'll see if this ever comes to fruition. Lots of options get sold and the movie never gets made.

      Jeffrey Kare

      Now it has been announced that Tony winner Christopher Ashley will repeat his duties as director for the film... https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Tony-Award-Winner-Christopher-Ashley-Will-Direct-Big-Screen-Adaptation-of-COME-FROM-AWAY-20171116

      Started by:  Jeffrey Kare

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    • 2017-18 Season Rumors and Announcements
      Jeffrey Kare

      It was just announced that Ayad Ahktar, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning playwright of Disgraced has a new

      Jeffrey Kare

      The Broadway-bound Escape to Margaritaville has officially opened in Chicago, and the critics have weighed in basically saying that it's Mamma Mia! with Jimmy Buffett songs... https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-Broadway-Bound-ESCAPE

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      Started by:  adamunc

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    • Broadway Stars on Film/Television
      adamunc

      The Good Fight has employed lots of Broadway faves as guest stars or in recurring roles (Bernadette

      Alex Meyer

      Two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane will guest star on the 100th episode of The Blacklist. http://www.playbill.com/article/tony-winner-nathan-lane-will-appear-on-the-blacklists-100th-episode

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      Started by:  Jeffrey Kare

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    • Come From Away To Open On Broadway In Febraury 2017
      SamEckmann

      Based on everything I've seen and heard from others who saw it, I'm really excited to see this. But

      Jeffrey Kare

      Oscar nominated producer Mark Gordon (Saving Private Ryan) has recently purchased the film rights to Come From Away, meaning that he'll be producing a feature film adaptation of the musical... https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Stop-the-World-Broa

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      Started by:  Alex Meyer

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    • Mean Girls Musical (Tony Award Winner Tina Fey?)
      vinny

      I'd say so. If they made "Matilda", "Ghost", and plan on making "Rocky" a musical (I think i saw tha

      KyleBailey

      [quote quote=1202410291]Just imagine how mainstream next year’s Tony Awards could be with Escape to Margaritaville, Frozen, Harry Potter & Cursed Child, Mean Girls, and/or SpongeBob SquarePants as potential nominees. P.S. Nell Benjamin is a w

      Started by:  Beau S.

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    • Broadway Anniversaries and Milestones
      adamunc

      The Pajama Game opened 60 years ago today (5/13/54) at the St. James Theatre. It ran for 1063 perfor

      Jeffrey Kare

      On this day in 1997, the stage musical adaptation of The Lion King opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Though before that, everyone thought it was a crazy idea to take an animated film set in an African safari with no human characters, a

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      Started by:  adamunc

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    • Theater Composers at the Oscars 2018
      Alex Meyer

      "If I Dare" from Battle Of The Sexes is really good, and "Evermore" from Beauty And The Beast is my

      Jeffrey Kare

      The soundtrack for Pixar's soon-to-be released Coco came out today, and here is 'Remember Me' (which is the song Disney will be submitting for a nomination)... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsx0pvgls4E

      Started by:  Jeffrey Kare

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    • Official 72nd Tony Awards Thread
      adamunc

      I gripe about this every year, but I really wish they would hold the awards in a Broadway house. I g

      SamEckmann

      As long as voters for those awards groups were able to see the production, its still eligible. This ruling has no effect on other awards bodies.

      Started by:  Jeffrey Kare

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    • Live Television Musicals
      Jeffrey Kare

      Now, FOX just announced that they have plans to do Rent Live!... http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/ren

      Alex Meyer

      Here's some behind the scenes photos of A Christmas Story Live! https://www.playbill.com/article/exclusive-first-look-at-matthew-broderick-and-maya-rudolph-in-a-christmas-story-live

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      Started by:  Jeffrey Kare

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    • 2017-18 Theatre In Memoriam Thread
      Jeffrey Kare

      The first passing of the season is playwright A.R. Gurney... http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Pr

      Alex Meyer

      Actor John Hillerman, who appeared in the 1960 Broadway production of Henry IV, Part II, passed away. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/john-hillerman-dead-magnum-pi-actor-was-84-1056800

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      Started by:  Jeffrey Kare

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    • 2018-2019 Season Announcements
      Jeffrey Kare

      Gettin' The Band Back Together is already the first new musical to debut next season. Pretty Woman i

      adamunc

      As I recall, the reviews for this in Australia were along the same lines as for Spidey--technically dazzling, with a deadly book and scattershot score.

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      Started by:  adamunc

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    • Broadway Grosses
      SamEckmann

      Its so sad that The Visit cant pull in more sales. But even with those numbers, I have a feeling it

      Alex Meyer

      Jason Mraz's debut in Waitress led to a spike in the show's box office numbers. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/190268/broadway-grosses-the-waitress-box-office-heats-up-with-jason-mrazs-broadway-bow/

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      Started by:  adamunc

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