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'Falsettos' Marches Again, But Is This AIDS-Era Musical Still Relevant?

By Brian Scott Lipton | Oct 23
In 1992, Broadway audiences (and Tony voters) laughed, cried and cheered their way through William Finn and James Lapine's musical "Falsettos." Now the work returns to Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre.

'Queer As Folk' Cabaret with Randy Harrison

By Joel Martens | Sep 3
"Honing your craft," is a phrase often bandied about in the theatre community. It's a way to collect and expand on the tools necessary for building a successful career. Something Randy Harrison has been doing much of his life.

'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' :: Not So Far Away

By Lisa Lipsey | Jul 31
New play development is fascinating, and this one moved fast. "Beautiful-The Carole King Musical" was created in 2013 in San Francisco, then headed to the Broadway stage in 2014 and won two Tony Awards in 2015.

Broadway Bound? 'Lube: A Modern Love Story'

By Stacey Blanchet | Jul 25
Novelist Jack Turner is setting out on a mission to bring his musical "Lube: A Modern Love Story" to the bright lights of Broadway.

'Newsies' :: Watch What Happens

By Joel Martens | May 8
Like many theatrical tales, "Newsies" is based on a true story pulled from history's pages. Joey Barreiro, who plays the show's main character, talks about the play and its realities.

His Lola Adventure

By Richard Dodds | May 1
He did not create the role of Lola in "Kinky Boots," but it sometimes seems like the role was created for him.

Duncan Sheik Reconsiders A Psycho and Makes Beautiful Music

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 9
The first time Duncan Sheik read the disturbingly gory novel "American Psycho," it didn't go well. He got halfway through the book before throwing it across his dorm room in disgust.

'If/Then' :: Taking the Show on the Road

By Richard Dodds | Oct 31
It's been reunion time for Anthony Rapp and Idina Menzel, who first worked together nearly 20 years ago as original cast members of "Rent." Now they are on a post-Broadway tour of "If/Then,"

New Sara Bareilles 'Waitress' Album Hits Retailers Nov. 6

Oct 23
Multi-platinum selling, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter and New York Times best-selling author Sara Bareilles has announced plans to release her highly anticipated new studio album this fall through Epic Records.

Stephen Sondheim Reimagined for Piano by 37 Composers

By Ronald Blum | Oct 20
Note by note, pianist Anthony de Mare and three dozen composers had put their own imprints on songs Sondheim wrote over the past half-century, a tribute to the man who redefined Broadway.

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