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Joan Copeland, Broadway actress and Arthur Miller’s sister, dead at 99

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One of the original members of the renowned Actors Studio, Copeland also had numerous film credits and recurring roles on such daytime serials as "Search for Tomorrow" and "One Life to Live." Copeland’s death was fir...

Bruce Springsteen reopens Broadway with first full-capacity show since pandemic

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Broadway isn't dancing in the dark anymore. With most of New York's Covid-19 restrictions lifted, Bruce Springsteen welcomed a packed house to Broadway for the first time since the pandemic shut down theaters in Mar...

Reopening of ‘Aladdin’ on Broadway halted by COVID-19

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"Through our rigorous testing protocols, breakthrough COVID-19 cases have been detected within the company of ‘Aladdin’ at the New Amsterdam Theatre," the show announced on social media. "Because the wellness and saf...

‘Come From Away’ lands with all of its Broadway charms intact on Apple TV+

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Amid a slew of documentary programming tied to the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the best thing to watch turns out to be a streaming Broadway musical. Much like "Hamilton" on Disney+,"Come From Away" del...

Broadway singing coach dead at 87 after she was attacked on NYC street

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Barbara Maier Gustern, who had worked with performers on Broadway and beyond, hit her head and was critically injured in the attack Thursday night. NYC POLICE IDENTIFY ROBBERY SUSPECT WANTED IN BROAD DAYLIGHT BEAT DO...

Bruce Springsteen cracks joke about DWI at Broadway reopening

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Springsteen had ended his residency in December 2018 after 236 performances but was persuaded to return for a summer's encore ahead of most Broadway shows coming back in September. Thrilled to be back, fully vaccinat...

‘Aladdin’ Broadway show cancels performance due to Covid-19 one night after official return

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A performance of Disney's "Aladdin" on Broadway was canceled Wednesday -- one night after the show's return to the theater -- because of Covid-19 cases detected in the theater company, show runners said. It is the ...

Broadway shows ‘Lion King,’ ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Wicked’ set reopening dates

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Broadway will be back. Hit musicals "Hamilton," "Wicked" and "The Lion King" have announced they will return to the stage on Sept. 14. The news was announced Tuesday on "Good Morning America" by cast members Alexan...

An actor returned to Broadway after 7 years to save ‘Wicked’ from a cast shortage

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With the Covid-19 surge fueled by the Omicron variant disrupting numerous Broadway productions, one former Broadway actor recently stepped in to save the day. Carla Stickler had been working as a software engineer i...

Broadway star Laura Osnes explains why she quit a show rather than get vaccinated

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She also denied that she was fired, and said that she decided to quit the one-night production of "Crazy for You" after producers at the Guild Hall Theater in East Hampton told her she’d have to get vaxxed to take pa...

Amanda Kloots attends Broadway reopening of ‘Waitress’ honoring her late husband Nick Cordero

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Amanda Kloots returned to Broadway to honor her late husband, Nick Cordero. The co-host of "The Talk" attended the opening night of "Waitress," a Broadway musical which her husband starred in before his death last y...

Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim dead at 91: reports

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Sondheim died at his home Friday in Roxbury, Connecticut, according to his friend F. Richard Pappas, The New York Times first reported.

These are some of the Broadway shows canceled over Covid-19

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Several Broadway shows were forced to cancel performances this week due to positive Covid-19 tests among the cast or crew, a setback for the industry that comes just months after it raised the curtain on an 18-month...

‘Waitress’ will return to Broadway with Sara Bareilles as lead

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Sara Bareilles will return to Broadway as the lead Jenna Hunterson in the musical "Waitress." The production returns on Sept. 2 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre amid a larger post-pandemic reopening. Producers Barry ...

NYPD searching for suspect in unprovoked attack on famed Broadway vocal coach as case ruled homicide

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Barbara Gustern died Tuesday, more than two weeks after a woman approached her from behind and pushed her just before 8:30 p.m. on March 10, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said. Police said Monday they were no...

Matthew Broderick tests positive for Covid-19. Understudy steps in for him in ‘Plaza Suite’ on Broadway

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Matthew Broderick will sit out Broadway's "Plaza Suite" after testing positive for Covid-19. The actor tested positive on Tuesday, "despite strict adherence to COVID safety protocols," the production announced. Br...