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Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, the new solo recording from Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Emmy winner Barbra Streisand, is released August 26. Those who purchase the new CD from Target will hear four additional tracks on a Deluxe Edition: “I Didn't Know What Time It Was,” “Not a Day Goes By,” “Fifty Percent” and “Losing My Mind.” The recording features duets of Broadway tunes

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Julie Taymor

Tony-winning Lion King director Julie Taymor, whose last Broadway outing was the much-in-the-news Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, has posted an audition notice for a planned Broadway revival of the 1988 Tony-winning Best Play, M. Butterfly.

The notice, posted on the Actors Equity Association website, said the production is seeking actors

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Joshua Henry & Cynthia Erivo

Proceeds will be used to support gun control efforts.

Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) and Tony nominee Joshua Henry (Shuffle Along) will star in a one-night-only special benefit performance of the Jason Robert Brown musical The Last Five Years, directed by the composer himself. 

The September 12 concert at Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, midtown Manhattan, will aid one of Brown’s personal causes, gun control, with proceeds

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The stage production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child  is the latest foray into the wizarding world that J.K. Rowling conjured up nearly twenty years ago, adding new insights into her fictional universe that continues to charm millions around the globe. The stage production is the first of many new additions to the Potterverse, preceding the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first film ...

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The Hollywood Fringe Festival has released final numbers on its 2016 event:

  • The Festival sold over 56,000 individual tickets.
  • Ticket sales have increased more than 300% since the inaugural festival (2010).
  • The festival sold an estimated $447,000 in tickets this year.
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