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Taissa Farmiga

Taissa Farmiga Talks New Off-Broadway ‘Buried Child’ Revival >>

Sam Shepard’s Buried Child is back. The all new Off-Broadway revival of Pulitzer Prize-winning play stars 'American Horror Story: Murder House' and 'Coven' vet Taissa Farmiga. The play is directed by The New Group artistic Director Scott Elliott will performed at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

Laura Benanti

Laura Benanti talks ‘She Loves Me’ Broadway Revival Critics >>

The revival of 'She Loves Me' back on on Broadway and it looks like it is a hit, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to many considering the wealth of talent in the cast and source material. However, Tony winner Laura Benanti isn’t interested in what the critics have to say about the show. Recently, Benanti opened up about how she listens to the audience and not the reviews.

Sutton Foster

‘Anything Goes’ Sutton Foster Talks ‘Gilmore Girls: Seasons’ Revival >>

'The Gilmore Girls' is being brought back to life in the upcoming Netflix revival series, 'Gilmore Girls: Seasons.' The series was created by Amy Sherman-Palladino, who also created the ABC Family series 'Bunheads,' which starred Broadway’s own Sutton Foster ('Thoroughly Modern Millie,' 'Anything Goes'). Foster is a self described 'Gilmore Girls' “super-nerd.” So when it was revealed that the show was making a comeback, Foster caught the first metaphorical flight to Stars Hollow. Now Foster is opening up about her time on set, including some of the Stars Hollow residents that she got to hang with while she was in town.

Zachary Levi, Laura Benanti

Zachary Levi Talks ‘She Loves Me’ Broadway Revival after Opening >>

'She Loves Me' is back on Broadway and it looks like a hit. The revival classic Sheldon Hemrick and Joe Masteroff musical stars Zachary Levi ('First Date') and Laura Benetti ('Gypsy').

Jane Krakowski

Jane Krakowski & Zachary Levi Star in ‘She Loves Me’ Broadway Revival >>

'She Loves Me' is back on Broadway. The revival of the classic 1963 musical by Jerry Bock (music), Sheldon Harnick (lyrics) and Joe Masteroff (book) opened last night. The current production stars Zachary Levi ('First Date'), Laura Benanti ('Gypsy'), Jane Krakowski ('Nine') and Gavin Creel ('Thoroughly Modern Millie').

Julianne Hough, Derek Hough

Derek Hough Goes From ‘Dancing with the Stars’ to ‘Singing in the Rain’ >>

'Grease: Live’s' Julianne Hough isn’t the only member of her family tackling a classic musical. Hough’s brother and fellow Dancing with the Stars' pro Derek Hough is will be feeling that glorious feeling as far as Don Lockwood in Singin' in the Rain. Producer Harvey Weinstein ('Finding Neverland') will be bringing the show, currently produced at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris to Broadway as part of the 2016-17 season.

Daniel Dae Kim

Daniel Dae Kim Replaces Hoon Lee in 'The King and I'? >>

While Hoon Lee has been praised for his portrayal of King Mongkut in the Lincoln Center revival of 'The King and I,' the production will hardly be left in a lurch when he leaves the production later this year. According to the latest gossip news updates, 'Lost's' Daniel Dae Kim will be taking over the titular role May 3, with 'Inception's' Ken Watanabe filling-in in the interim. Although this will be Kim's Broadway debut, the 'Hawaii Five-O' actor has played Mongkut once before in an arena-style production at London's Royal Albert Hall back in 2008.

Bette Midler

Bette Midler Cast as Lead in ‘Hello Dolly’ Broadway Revival Directed By Jerry Zaks: Opening Spring 2017 >>

'Hello Dolly' is coming back to Broadway and I think we can all agree that we want to see her never go away again. Bette Midler will be stepping into the shoes of the famous matchmaker originated by the incomparable Carol Channing in the Original Broadway 1964 run. Directed by Tony winner Jerry Zaks, Dolly will return to the Great White Way in the spring of 2017.

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