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Sting at the Tony Awards

Sting Announces He Will Join the Cast of 'The Last Ship' on Broadway >>

The composer/lyricist and rock legend will join the cast for five weeks starting December 9.

Disenchanted

'Disenchanted,' Disney Princess Satire, Arrives Off-Broadway This Week >>

The musical comedy satire presents Disney's princesses as real women fed up with "the exploitation they've suffered in today's films, books and dolls."

Edgar Allan Poe

'Nevermore--The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe' Returning to Off-Broadway >>

A fantastical musical about Edgar Allan Poe arrives in New York just in time for the great writer's birthday.

Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer ('Frasier') and Laura Michelle Kelly to Join Matthew Morrison ('Glee') in 'Finding Neverland' on Broadway >>

Emmy-winner Kelsey Grammer and Olivier-winner Laura Michelle Kelly will co-star in the new musical opposite Matthew Morrison as J.M. Barrie, creator of 'Peter Pan.'

Truman Capote

Truman Capote 'A Christmas Memory' Musical Conquering Three Cities This Holiday Season >>

A musical based on Capote's autobiographical short story is playing in New York, Chicago and Modesto, CA in the coming weeks.

Jerry's Girls

Jerry Herman Musicals ('Hello Dolly!,' 'Mame,' 'La Cage aux Folles') in 'Jerry's Girls' at Gallery Players >>

Composer/lyricist Jerry Herman was the first to have three shows that have run for over 1,500 performances on Broadway.

Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison 'Finding Neverland' Casting Confirmed for Broadway Premiere >>

The 'Glee' star and Tony Award nominee will play 'Peter Pan' author J.M. Barrie in the Broadway premiere of the musical.

Keira Knightley

'Bend It Like Beckham' Musical Headed for London Stage >>

The movie's director Gurinder Chadha will helm the production with music and lyrics by Howard Goodall and Charles Hart.

Sting at the Tony Awards

Sting Wrestles to Keep His Broadway Musical 'The Last Ship' Afloat >>

Foregoes royalties, boosts backstage morale, may join cast.

Billy Elliot: The Musical

'Billy Elliot,' 'Peter and the Starcatcher' and Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas' in Drury Lane's Upcoming Season in Chicagoland >>

'Deathtrap' and 'Bye Bye Birdie' are also on tap for the company, whose productions netted 21 Jeff Award nominations this year.

Tyne Daly

Tyne Daly Returning to Broadway in New Musical Directed by David Hyde Pierce >>

'It Shoulda Been You,' a new wedding comedy by Brian Hargrove and Barbara Anselmi, is set to open this spring.

The Last Ship

REVIEW: Sting's 'The Last Ship' on Broadway >>

This sweeping, artfully told story about the working class has the scope and drama that the big Broadway musical has traditionally been all about.

Matthew Morrison

'Glee' Star Matthew Morrison Hints at Return to Broadway in 2015 >>

There's speculation that the Tony-nominated actor will star in 'Finding Neverland.'

Emma Stone

Emma Stone Rehearses, Talks About Her 'Cabaret' Broadway Debut >>

'I've been singing it in my bedroom or in my head for 16 years.'

Frankie J. Grande

Big Brother's Frankie J. Grande, Half-Brother of Ariana Grande, Returning to Broadway in 'Rock of Ages' >>

From the ensemble of 'Mamma Mia!' and reality TV the actor ascends to his first Broadway featured role.

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