musical

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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Shafiq Hicks plays Tom Collins in "Rent."
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John McDevitt
October 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
The national tour of the musical "Rent" is in Philadelphia this weekend at the Merriam Theater.
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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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Britney Spears
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March 12, 2019 - 4:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Britney Spears is the latest pop star throwing her fedora onto the stage. Producers of the new musical stage comedy "Once Upon a One More Time" say their show will use Spears' hit songs, which include "Oops!... I Did It Again," ''... Baby One More Time," ''Toxic" and "Stronger." The...
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Entertainer Michael Jackson sings at half-time during the Super Bowl X XVII game between the Buffalo Bills and the Dallas Cowboys at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
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January 24, 2019 - 9:38 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A stage musical about Michael Jackson will premiere in Chicago later this year before heading to Broadway in 2020. Officials said Wednesday that "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" will begin pre-Broadway performances at Chicago's Nederlander Theatre on Oct. 29 and run through Dec. 1...
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9: The cast of "Matilda The Musical" performs onstage at The 67th Annual Tony Awards.
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Rachel Kurland
November 01, 2018 - 2:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the holiday season of giving approaches and the musical tour of "Matilda" calls Philadelphia its temporary home, Walnut Street Theatre is asking its patrons to stay on theme with an act of kindness. Drawing from the young and intelligent Matilda's love for reading...
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Kids rehearse six hours a day for Music Theatre Philly's summer camp series production of "Hamilton."
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Cherri Gregg
August 28, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of lucky kids aren't throwing away their shot to bring a miniature version of one of the nation's most popular Broadway musicals to the stage this week. Nearly two dozen kids are rehearsing six hours a day — plus more practice time at home — to perfect Music...
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