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  1. Audra McDonald, from Broadway to Strathmore to London

    Washingtonpost.com - Lifestyle 05.24 / 19:30 washingtonpost.com
    When Audra McDonald brings her trio to Strathmore for an evening of American musical standards Friday night, it will be only one facet of the Broadway star’s fully activated schedule. Last year she headlined “Shuffle Along,” George C. Wolfe’s ambitious adaptation of a forgotten 1921 show that pioneered black artists on Broadway, until she stepped [……
  2. Broadway Takes in More than $1.4 Billion at the Box Office This Season

    Ny1.com - New York 05.24 / 18:35 www.ny1.com
    The Broadway League says this was The Great White Way's highest-grossing season ever, thanks in part to smash hits like…
  3. Sara Bareilles Named As Ambassador Of First Ever CharityBuzz Broadway Auction

    Looktothestars.org - Celebrities 05.24 / 17:50 looktothestars.org
    Charitybuzz is pleased to announce the first ever curated Broadway Auction, part of the successful Charitybuzz Curates program, featuring bidding opportunities to meet Broadway’s biggest names, exclusive backstage access at the Great White Way’s hottest shows, VIP seats to standing-room-only engagements, and more — all to benefit charity. The Charitybuzz Broadway Auction runs May 23 – June 13 at Charitybuzz.com. “I’m so excited to join Charitybuzz as they l…
  4. Armed robbery on Belfast; home invasion on Colapissa; police arrest three in robbery of cyclist on Broadway

    Uptownmessenger.com - New Orleans 05.24 / 17:06 uptownmessenger.com
    A woman reported she was robbed at gunpoint on Belfast Street and a man was robbed by an intruder at his front door Tuesday night on Colapissa, while officers arrested three suspects allegedly involved in the robbery of a cyclist on Broadway Street on Tuesday morning. A woman in her 30s told police that she…
  5. ‘The Band’s Visit,’ the Musical Based on the 2007 Film, Is Coming to Broadway This Fall

    Flavorwire.com - Celebrities 05.24 / 16:42 flavorwire.com
    Variety reports that The Band’s Visit, the Atlantic Theater’s musical based on the 2007 Israeli film by Eran Kolirin, is marching towards Broadway, with a theater and a date (that’d put it in the running for the 2017-2018 Tonys) already set. Not only did the original run receive two extensions at the Atlantic after having sold out […
  6. Broadway's box office coffers soar but attendance retreats

    Crainsnewyork.com - Business 05.24 / 15:44 crainsnewyork.com
    On Broadway, there's great financial news to sing about but a sour note amid the flush times: Box offices are enjoying the highest grossing season in history but attendance has dipped after four... To view the full story, click the title…
  7. End of Q4 and FINAL results for Broadway’s 2016-17 season.

    She’s in the books, ladies and gentlefolk.  The 2016-17 Broadway Season is officially over!  Ok, ok, there are still a few trophies to hand out, but from an accounting point of view, the #s are in ink. So how’d we do? Before we get into that, let’s look at where we were a year ago.  Back at the ̷…
  8. Theater News: The Band's Visit Will March to Broadway This Fall

    Theatermania.com - Theater&Dance 05.24 / 14:00 theatermania.com
    The new musical enjoyed an acclaimed world premiere at the Atlantic Theater…
  9. ‘The Band’s Visit’ Sets Broadway Transfer Following Huzzahs, Awards

    Deadline.com - Lifestyle 05.24 / 13:33 deadline.com
    The Band’s Visit, a quietly powerful one-act musical that opened off-Broadway last December and became one of the most acclaimed shows of the season, will re-open on Broadway this fall. Previews are set to begin October 7  at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, with the official opening November 9. David Cromer will reprise as director. Based on Eran Kolirin's ingratiating 2007 Israeli film comedy, the show features the best score yet from David Yazbek (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, …
  10. Sacramento Teen Gifted Thrift Shop Along Broadway

    LaFonzo Ross didn’t win it in a contest or inherit it from a loved one. He earned it with hard work and p…
  11. Confluence celebrates 17th season by bringing Broadway

    The chorus group will launch its three-city concert tour at 7:30 p.m. on June …
  12. 800 West Broadway celebrates grand opening

    Aapress.com. - Business 05.24 / 03:37 aapress.com.
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (April 28, 2017) — Lt. Governor Tina Smith, together with the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), city of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Public Schools and NorthPoint Health &[…
  13. Off Broadway Review: ‘Can You Forgive Her?’ With Amber Tamblyn

    Variety.com -Lifestyle 05.24 / 03:03 variety.com
    “Can You Forgive Her?,” a whimsical piece of work by Gina Gionfriddo (“Becky Shaw,” “Rapture, Blister, Burn”), looks like a play, talks like a play, and seems to want to be a play. But for all its honorable ambitions, it turns out to be more of a party than a play. Coming on the heels... Read more…
  14. Community Music School Opens Summer Registration for Arts, Music Programs & ‘Broadway Bound’

    Lymeline.net - Lyme 05.24 / 02:15 lymeline.net
    Community Music School (CMS) is currently enrolling for summer arts programs for students of all ages, including Broadway Bound, a two-week summer musical theater experience for ages 8 to 15. This very popular program, now in its 17th season, will produce “The Addams Family” and “The Lion King.” At the School’s Centerbrook location, private lessons, group […]…
  15. New Broadway Boulevard strip center to house local, national businesses

    Sedaliademocrat.com - Missouri (MO) 05.24 / 00:29 sedaliademocrat.com
    Sedalia is getting more retail options on West Broadway Boulevard thanks to a new multi-tenant shopping center. Angie Kroeger, one-fourth owner of KP3, which owns the upcoming strip mall property at 2700 W. Broadway Blvd., said several tenants have already been secured and they are recruiting to fill the remaining 2,100 square-feet space. The strip…
  16. Crash on Broadway in Highland subject of injury suit

    Madisonrecord.com - Madison County 05.24 / 00:19 madisonrecord.com
    A crash two years ago at Broadway and Swallow in Highland is subject of a personal injury lawsuit filed May 19 in Madison County Circuit Court.Plaintiff M. Connie Blackmon claims that on May 23, 2015 she was driving eastbound on Broadway near the intersection of Swallow when defendant Jacob Wellen traveling westbound caused a collision.Blackmon alleges that Wellen was driving under the influence of alcohol as well as illegally operating an electronic device while driving.She claims she…
  17. WATCH: Broadway Star Bebe Neuwirth Reads 'War and Peace' to Abused Dogs

    Dnainfo.com - Arts&Culture 05.23 / 23:17 dnainfo.com
    The ASPCA's storytelling program is meant to get abused dogs used to positive human…
  18. Broadway Box Office, Part 2: ‘Waitress’ Soars With Sara Bareilles; Plays Struggle

    Deadline.com - Lifestyle 05.23 / 22:59 deadline.com
    Sara Bareilles’ stint in the title role of Waitress continues to pay dividends for the holdover from last season, which brought her a Tony nomination for the score. Last week the show sold $1.3 million worth of tickets at the Nederlander Organization’s Brooks Atkinson Theatre, almost 30 per cent above its gross potential, at an average price of $156.29. The final week of the 2016-2017 season (look here for season wrap-up) continued the months-long trend of good news…
  19. Broadway's box office coffers soars but attendance retreats

    HamptonRoads-Movies 05.23 / 22:58 hamptonroads.com
    NEW YORK (AP) — On Broadway, there's great financial news to sing about but a sour note amid the flush times: Box offices are enjoying the highest grossing season in history but attendance has dipped after four consecutive seasons of gains.The Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway industry, said Tuesday that box offices reported a record total gross of $1.45 billion f…
  20. Broadway Grosses* w/e 5/21/2017 – It’s Over Already.

    The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending May 21, 2017. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more…