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Phylicia Rashad

Book of Job Play ‘Head of Passes’ Opens Tonight with Phylicia Rashad >>

Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play, 'Head of Passes,' opens Off-Broadway tonight (March 25). The show is based on the Biblical story of Job and stars Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin In The Sun). The Book of Job tells the story a man who had everything taken away from him in order to prove his unconditional faith in God.

American Psycho the Musical

Duncan Sheik’s ‘American Psycho the Musical’ Opens Tonight on Broadway >>

Go ahead and finish that morning routine and get those video tapes returned because 'American Psycho the Musical' is on Broadway. The musical by Tony Winner Duncan Sheik begins previews tonight before officially opening on April 21.

Frank Langella

‘The Father’ with Tony Winner Frank Langella Opens for Previews Tonight >>

Three time Tony Award winner Frank Langella ('Frost/Nixon') is making his making his return to Broadway tonight in 'The Father.' The American debut of the Florian Zeller play, produced by Manhattan Theater Club opens for previews tonight at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater.

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Sarah Burgess’ ‘Dry Powder’ Starring John Krasinski & Claire Danes Opens Tonight >>

Tonight is the world premiere of Sarah Burgess' 'Dry Powder' officially opens tonight. The new Off-Broadway play is directed 'Hamilton' director Thomas Kail and stars Claire Danes ('Homeland'), John Krasinski ('The Office,' '13 Hours'), Sanjit De Silva ('War Horse') and Hank Azaria ('The Simpsons,' 'Spamalot').

Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald Graces Essence Cover Before ‘Shuffle Along’ Opens >>

Six time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, who is known to many as Dr. Naomi Bennett on ABC’s 'Private Practice,' graces the April 2016 cover of Essence magazine.Now, as her new play, 'Shuffle Along' is heading into Broadway previews, McDonald is talking about staying humble after winning so many honors. Check out the report below for a look at the April cover of Essence.


Seth Rudetsky’s ‘Disaster!’ Musical Officially Opens Tonight, March 8 with Faith Prince & Adam Pascal >>

Seth Rudetsky's all new musical, 'Disaster!' officially opens tonight (Tuesday, March 8). The show features an all star cast including Faith Prince, Roger Bart and Adam Pascal, just to name a few.

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‘Hamilton’ Director’s New Show ‘Dry Powder’ Opens for Previews with Claire Danes, Hank Azaria and John Krasinski >>

Tonight, Dry Powder opens for previews Off-Broadway. The new show stars Claire Danes (Homeland), John Krasinski ('The Office,' '13 Hours'), Sanjit De Silva ('War Horse') and Hank Azaria ('The Simpsons,' 'Spamalot') and is directed by Thomas Kail (Hamilton).

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Eugene O’Neill’s ‘Hughie’ with Forest Whitaker Opens on Broadway >>

The revivel of Eugene O’Neill’s 'Hughie' official opens tonight on Broadway. . This play features only two actors, Oscar Winner Forest Whitaker ('The Last King of Scotland') as Ernie Smith and and Tony Award winner Frank Wood ('Side Man') as a night clerk. 25 tickets for each performance are being sold at $25 dollars making Hughie possibly one of the most affordable shows on Broadway.

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‘Addams Family’ Uncle Fester Kevin Chamberlin Talks Broadway Best Moments Before ‘Disaster!’ Opens >>

Kevin Chamberlin, known for his roles as Uncle Fester in 'The Addams Family Musical' and Horton the Elephant in Seussical, is back on Broadway in Seth Rudetsky’s Disaster! Now, Chamberlin is discussing some of his favorite Broadway musical moments including “Supper Time” Roger Bart and Victoria Clark’s 'Light in the Piazza.'

Joel Grey

Joel Grey Opens About Why He Stayed in the Closet Till He Was 82 >>

Last year acclaimed Broadway actor Joel Grey ('Cabaret,' 'Wicked') came out of the closet as a gay man at the age of 82. Now, Grey is opening up about why he waited so long to share this news with the world.


Seth Rudetsky Tries to Remember ‘The Fantasticks’ Before New Musical ‘Disaster!’ Opens On Broadway >>

Seth Rudetsky knows a things or two about musical theater. It is pretty much his entire life. If you listen to SiriusXM 'On Broadway' (and you should) than you have very likely heard one of Rudetsky’s many shows where he either playing his favorite Broadway tunes or recalling some his of his favorite moments in theater history. When is not busy with the channel 'On Broadway,' Seth is preparing for his upcoming show Disaster! which is coming to Broadway. But that is not all. Rudetsky regularly pens a column for Playbill where he shares some his many experiences “Onstage and Backstage.” Recently, Seth tried shared a story will resonate with all of us who have been stuck in September at some point in our lives. Check out the report below to see what Rudetsky remembers about his time in 'The Fantasticks.'

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong Museum Opens New Hot Five Exhibit Celebrating Jazz Greats During Black History Month >>

In celebration of Black History Month, the Louis Armstrong House Museum are honoring Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five with an all new exhibit: Hotter Than That –- 90 Years of Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five. The Hot Five has been lauded as the most influential band in jazz history and their recordings stayed a favorite with Armstrong throughout his storied career.

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