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Lin Manuel-Miranda eagerly promotes a Broadway show he isn't in

Read his Miranda writes. “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda turned his creative juices loose on a different Broadway show on Wednesday. The Tony winning superstar visited Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre for a matinee performance of “Come From Away.” According to his Twitter ...

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New Yorkers’ Broadway attendance at 20-year high

Shining bright on Broadway: New Yorkers. More locals attended a Broadway show in 2016-2017 than any season since 1998-1999, according to the Broadway League’s 20th annual demographics report out Tuesday. Also, the number of theatergoers under 18 years old last ...

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‘Farinelli and the King’ review: Mark Rylance returns to Broadway

“Farinelli and the King” follows Spain’s Phillipe V, an 18th century monarch who was out of his mind, and an Italian castrato, whose singing was out of this world. So much so that Farinelli’s ethereal voice eased the ruler’s debilitating ...

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Stevie Van Zandt dishes on Bruce Springsteen's Broadway run

The star-filled premiere of Daniel Day Lewis’ final flick “Phantom Thread” included guitarist Stevie Van Zandt and his wife Maureen. While waiting for the movie to start an insider overheard the amiable Van Zandt chatting with “The Blacklist” star Megan ...

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‘Last Jedi’ star Driver to lead Broadway revival of ‘Burn This’

Adam Driver, now firing things up in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” as the menacing Kylo Ren, will lead a 2019 Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson’s “Burn This.” Tony winner Michael Mayer (“Spring Awakening,” “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”) will ...

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'The Children' review: Doomsday drama opens on Broadway

First comes the reunion. Then, the reckoning. So it goes in “The Children,” a slow-moving but ultimately thought-provoking and haunting drama about legacies and how the past always catches up with the present. Playwright Lucy Kirkwood’s setting is England, where ...

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Dustin Hoffman accused of sexual misconduct by Broadway co-star

Dustin Hoffman faces new allegations of sexual misconduct — this time from a former co-star who claims the actor groped her almost nightly while they worked on Broadway together. Kathryn Rossetter, who starred in “Death of a Salesman” alongside Hoffman ...

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'SpongeBob SquarePants' delights on Broadway — theater review

In Broadway’s delightful but overstuffed “SpongeBob SquarePants,” an ocean-floor volcano about to erupt sends Bikini Bottom residents scurrying — and the musical’s beloved title character into hero mode. No spoiler on how the natural disaster plays out, but the show ...

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Harvey Weinstein to be mocked at Broadway awards show

Harvey Weinstein wanted to be celebrated by Broadway in the worst way — and now he will be. The heralded Gypsy of the Year awards will open with a big number that skewers the disgraced producer, according to a Broadway ...

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Uma Thurman makes Broadway debut in 'The Parisian Woman' — review

Self-assured socialite Chloe breezes into her well-appointed art-filled home in Washington, D.C., and playfully twirls her keys around her finger. That’s the opening moment of “The Parisian Woman.” And for the next 90 minutes, playwright Beau Willimon’s curvy, contemporary soap ...

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