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ICYMI: This Week’s Broadway Buzz

Motown Returns To Broadway

Callin’ out around the world are you ready for a limited engagement of Motown The Musical? This production will run for 18 weeks beginning July 2016 at the Nederlander Theatre.

Sylvia Announces Its Last Broadway Wag

This production starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick (It’s Only a Play, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Producers, How to Succeed…), Tony Award nominee Annaleigh Ashford (You Can’t Take It With You, Kinky Boots, Hair) and Tony Award winner Julie White will play its final performance on Jan. 3, 2016. At closing, this show will have played 79 performances and 27 previews. Sylvia is currently playing at The Cort Theatre.

Dames At Sea Sets Closing Date

This production will play its final performance Jan. 3, 2016. At closing, this production will have played 85 regular performances and 32 previews. Dames At Sea is currently playing at the Helen Hayes Theater. In addition, The Broadway Booking Office is scheduling the first national tour of Dames At Sea which is set to sail in fall 2017.

Grease: Live Releases a Summer Lovin’ Brand-New Promo

Fox’s live musical special stars Julianna Hough as Sandy, Aaron Tveit as Danny, Vanessa Hudgens as Rizzo and Keke Palmer as Marty. This one-night special airs Jan. 31, 2016 from 7:00-10:00p.m (ET live/PT tape-delayed).

The Tony Awards Announces Date and Theatre

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The American Theatre Wing’s 70th Annual Tony Awards will take place at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016.  The award ceremony will air on CBS from 8:00-11:00pm(ET/PT delayed).

ICYMI: This Week’s Broadway Buzz

All That’s Known” is Spring Awakening is a Hit

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Spring Awakening opened on Sunday to positive reviews. Charles Isherwood of the New York Times called it, “A first-rate production of a transporting musical.” What an exciting time to be a part of the theatre. Take a look at more of their reviews here.

American Psycho Finds a Home

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It was announced earlier this week that American Psycho will begin previews on March 24, 2016, at the Schoenfeld Theatre. This production stars Benjamin Walker (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) as Patrick Bateman and will feature music and lyrics by Tony Award-winner Duncan Sheik.

Grease: Live Welcomes Frenchy

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Carly Rae Jepsen was recently announced as the newest Pink Lady in Fox’s Grease: Live TV production. I’ve got to be honest, I’m super excited about this casting. Tune in to Fox on Jan. 31, 2016 and watch this star-studded cast remember those summer nights.

Tony Awards Set Date

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The American Theatre Wing’s 70th annual Tony Awards will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016. As usual, the broadcast will air live from NYC on the CBS Television Network from 8:00-11:00pm. The Tony Awards will not be held at Radio City Musical Hall and a new home has yet to be announced. Stay tuned…

The Show Must Go On

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Hurricane Joaquin was increased to a category 4 hurricane yesterday. As of today, no shows have made any official announcements regarding cancellations. Hey, maybe this weekend will be YOUR weekend at the Hamilton lotto!