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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').

Michael C. Hall

‘Hedwig’ got Michael C Hall Gets Married to Morgan Macgregor >>

'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' and 'Lazarus' star Michael C Hall got married to his girlfriend Morgan Macgregor on monday.

Santino Fontana

Santino Fontana & John Larroquette Star in ‘1776 the Musical’ >>

Move over 'Hamilton.' There is a new, well older, historical musical coming to town...for about five days. That is right, '1776 the Musical' is coming to the New York City Center as part of the Encore! season. The special event production stars Santino Fontana ('Billy Elliot the Musical') and John Larroquette ('How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying') as Benjamin Franklin.

Galavant Joshua Sasse

‘Galavant’ Musical Star Joshua Sasse and Kylie Minogue Annouce Engagement >>

Good news for 'Galavant' fans. No, we still don’t know if there is going to be a third season of the Alan Menken Musical series. But it does look like 'Galavant'actor Joshua is going to live happily ever after. The 28-year-old actor and 47-year-old singer Kylie Minogue recently announced that are engaged to be married.

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.

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens Goes from ‘High School Musical’ to ‘Grease Live’ >>

Millions of young musical fans grew up with 'High School Musical.' The hit Disney Channel made for TV musical introduced a whole generation to art form ten years ago. Now, HSM’s lead Vanessa Hudgens is a full-fledged musical star appearing in the 2015 revival of 'Gigi' and Fox’s live musical event 'Grease: Live.' Now, Hudgens is opening up about how 'Grease' inspired High School Musical and her time on Broadway.

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens Talks Broadway Dream Roles >>

Whenever theater geeks get to together you can bet there two things that are bound to happen. We are going to break out into song and we are going to do a little dream casting. Recently the 'Gigi' (Broadway) star and 'Grease Live' actress opened up about her love for the stage and the roles she would kill to play.

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens Talks Playing Rizzo in Grease Live >>

Last week Fox changed the game when they aired the spectacular 'Grease Live' musical event. Among the star studded cast of young talent was 'High School Musical' star Vanessa Hudgens who despite the death of her father one day prior still powered through the show. Before the show air, Hudgens opened up about getting the role and how she felt more like Sandy than Rizzo.

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Forest Whitaker & Frank Wood Star In Eugene O'Neill's ‘Hughie’ Broadway Previews Starting Tonight >>

Tonight, Monday Feb 8, Eugene O’Neill’s 'Hughie' returns to Broadway for a limited run. Previews for the show kick off tonight with the official opening hot it’s heels on Feb 25. This two man play stars 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.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Offers Beer and Ribs with 'Low-Cost High Culture' Theory

Feb at The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Pianist Andre Watts and Sutton Foster >>

This February is shaping up to be a good month for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Famed pianist and BSO regular Andre Watts is returning. Broadway starlet Sutton Foster will be performing with the Superpops around the middle of the month.

Dance Moms

New ‘Dance Moms’ Spoilers: Abby Lee and Sia Star Maddie Ziegler Leaving Show? >>

Tonight’s Lifetime’s hit reality series 'Dance Moms' is all new. Recently it has been rumored that Sia music video prodagody Maddie Ziegler will be leaving the series after Season 6. Meanwhile, Abby Lee Miller has also opened up about problems with producers, meaning she might be absent from the show in the near future.

The Iceman Cometh

Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy Star in 'The Iceman Cometh' at BAM >>

The Goodman Theater’s renowned, four-act epic drama "The Iceman Cometh" is coming to the Brooklyn Academy of Music for a six-week engagement. The show stars Tony Award winners Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy in the revival of Eugene O’Neill’s portrait of hope and disillusionment.

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