Broadway

In this Nov. 19, 1996, file photo, composer Jerry Herman displays his book "Showtune," in New York. Herman, the Tony Award-winning composer behind "Hello, Dolly!" and "La Cage aux Folles," has died at age 88.
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AP News
December 27, 2019 - 10:30 am
Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the cheerful, good-natured music and lyrics for such classic shows as "Mame," "Hello, Dolly!" and "La Cage aux Folles," died Thursday. He was 88. Read more here.
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This Nov. 8, 2019 photo shows Leslie Odom Jr. posing for a portrait in New York his first album of all-original material, the 13-track “Mr.”
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AP News
December 03, 2019 - 12:32 pm
He’s sung Broadway tunes and he’s done jazz standards. He’s sung Christmas classics and a commercial jingle for Nationwide. Leslie Odom Jr. might be known primarily for singing other people’s music but that’s no longer the case.
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Tina Turner
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CNN
November 08, 2019 - 11:46 am
Tina Turner showed up to the show based on her life on Thursday night, bringing the Broadway audience to their feet. The music icon, 79, appeared at "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical," at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York City, and surprised the audience with a post-show speech. Tony-nominated...
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Hamilton
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Hadas Kuznits
November 01, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Josh Tower — who graduated from Upper Dublin High and Temple University — plays Aaron Burr in the first national tour of award-winning musical “Hamilton,” which is wrapping up its Philly run at the Forrest Theatre. Next, you’ll see him open the Eagles game on Sunday with the national anthem. Read...
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The cast of the national tour of "Come From Away," including Becky Gulsvig, who plays pilot Beverley Bass.
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Lauren Lipton
October 20, 2019 - 9:22 am
The award winning musical "Come From Away" opens at the Academy of Music this week, and it tells the story of all the planes and people who were diverted on 9/11 to the small town of Gander, Newfoundland.
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In this June 4, 1995 file photo, Harold Prince holds his Tony award for best director in a musical for "Show Boat," at Broadway's Minskoff Theater in New York.
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July 31, 2019 - 12:27 pm
By Mark Kennedy, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as "The Phantom of the Opera," ''Cabaret," ''Company" and "Sweeney Todd" and won a staggering 21 Tony Awards, has died...
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Bucks County Playhouse
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John McDevitt
July 25, 2019 - 6:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When all was said and done , these cheerleaders definitely became dancing queens for the day. Professional performers from the cast of "Mamma Mia!" taught girls at a Police Athletic League (PAL) cheerleading camp in Port Richmond some moves from the Bucks County...
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Hamilton
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John McDevitt
July 09, 2019 - 5:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of Philadelphians were not willing to throw away their shot to score tickets to the touring production of "Hamilton." Beginning at 7 a.m., people lined up in the July heat outside the Forrest Theatre just for the chance to buy tickets to the upcoming Broadway...
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Lauren Lipton
June 23, 2019 - 10:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Broadway Philadelphia season is underway and many theater fans have already got their season tickets like Lorianne Lowy and Diane Hennessy who come from Long Beach Island. "We started out, we wanted Hamilton tickets and then there were other shows we wanted to see...
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Ali Stroker accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical for "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!"at the 73rd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in New York.
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June 10, 2019 - 6:42 am
By Jocelyn Noveck, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — When effervescent actress Ali Stroker came onstage to accept her historic trophy as the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony, it wasn't just the feel-good moment of the night. It may have been one of the most joyous Tony moments in years...
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