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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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Rita McKenzie in Ruthless

For anyone who has ever imagined their name in lights, Rita McKenzie (Ruthless! The Musical and Ethel Merman's Broadway) is an inspiration and an icon. This interview by Courtney Marie of delves into the life and career of a world-class entertainer, as well as her own perspective on her characters and their relationships. I particularly enjoy McKenzie's advice to young performers 

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The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization present the Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical Cats, which officially opens July 31 at 5 PM following previews that began July 14 at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52nd Street). Chart-topping British pop star Leona Lewis 

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