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    @BenSPLATT - 3/31/15 07:02pm Congratulations to @PasekandPaul on their Daytime Emmy nomination!!! Two of the most talented guys I've ever had the privilege to work with.


    @BenSPLATT - 3/31/15 06:59pm Here's my performance with @UzoAduba from last night! Thanks for sharing @EW! http://t.co/0Zj6OMHp7K


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    by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 31, 2015

    One of the biggest events of the theatre season went down last night, as MCC presented their annual gala, Miscast. At the event, a slew of Broadway's hottest stars get to perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast, and in this edition, Laura Benanti and Christopher Fitzgerald gave THE SOUND OF MUSIC their own, irreverent twist that you just have to see to believe. BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you their full performance of 'Sixteen Going on Seventeen' below! (more...)

    BWW TV: Go Inside MCC's Annual MISCAST Gala with Honorees Fran Weissler, Sarah Paulson & More!BWW TV: Go Inside MCC's Annual MISCAST Gala with Honorees Fran Weissler, Sarah Paulson & More!
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 31, 2015

    MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) presented its annual gala, Miscast 2015 Gala last night at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 West 34th Street). Miscast 2015 honored two bold and fearless women: Emmy® & Golden Globe® nominated stage and screen actress Sarah Paulson and Tony® Award-winning producer Fran Weissler. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night and you can check out red carpet interviews with the performers, honorees, and celebrity guests below! (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

    This April and May, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Broadway Gets MISCAST! On the Red Carpet for MCC'S 2015 Gala, Honoring Sarah Paulson and Fran WeisslerPhoto Coverage: Broadway Gets MISCAST! On the Red Carpet for MCC'S 2015 Gala, Honoring Sarah Paulson and Fran Weissler
    by Jennifer Broski - Mar 31, 2015

    MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) presented its annual gala, Miscast 2015 Gala last night at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 West 34th Street). Miscast 2015 honored two bold and fearless women: Emmy® & Golden Globe® nominated stage and screen actress Sarah Paulson and Tony® Award-winning producer Fran Weissler. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

    Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

    Aasif Mandvi Hosts MCC's 2015 MISCAST Gala TonightAasif Mandvi Hosts MCC's 2015 MISCAST Gala Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

    MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) presents its annual gala,Miscast 2015 Gala, to be held Monday, March 30, 2015 at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 West 34th Street). Miscast 2015 will honor two bold and fearless women: Emmy® & Golden Globe® nominated stage and screen actress Sarah Paulson and Tony® Award-winning producer Fran Weissler. (more...)

    Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/28-3/29/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/28-3/29/2015
    by - Mar 29, 2015

    Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 29, 2015 - Sunday, March 29, 2015. (more...)

    Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for March 30-April 5, Featuring Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for March 30-April 5, Featuring Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, and More!
    by Louisa Brady - Mar 29, 2015

    Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: NAMT Songwriter Spotlight Featuring Adam Gwon, Greg Hildreth, Kate Wetherhead, & More; 54 Sings Chess; Patti LuPone: The Lady with the Torch; After Midnight Reunion Concert; and Broadway Loves Sam Smith Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Ben Platt, and More. (more...)

    Pasek & Paul and DOGFIGHT Stars Come to the Landmark on Main Next MonthPasek & Paul and DOGFIGHT Stars Come to the Landmark on Main Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

    Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Tony-nominated songwriters of Broadway's A Christmas Story, The Musical and composers of the off-Broadway musical Dogfight, are coming to Landmark - and they're bringing their friends. The stars of the Off-Broadway hit Dogfight will reunite on the stage of Landmark on Main Street for a celebration of the music of Pasek and Paul. The concert is set for April 25, 2015 at 8 PM. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 3/10/2015 - JOSEPHINE AND I at the Public and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/10/2015 - JOSEPHINE AND I at the Public and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Mar 10, 2015

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: JOSEPHINE AND I opens off-Broadway, Sarah Brightman details her space travels, SOON begins in D.C. and more! (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

    Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect, The Book of Mormon) will star in the title role of Dear Evan Hansen, the original world-premiere musical debuting this summer. (more...)

    Aasif Mandvi to Host MCC's 2015 MISCAST Gala; Ben Platt, Leslie Odom, Jr. Join LineupAasif Mandvi to Host MCC's 2015 MISCAST Gala; Ben Platt, Leslie Odom, Jr. Join Lineup
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

    MCC THEATER has announce dthat actor and "Daily Show" regular Aasif Mandvi will serve as emcee for this year's Miscast 2015 Gala, to be held Monday, March 30, 2015 at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 West 34th Street). In addition, two performers have been added to the lineup: Ben Platt of "Pitch Perfect" and recently of Broadway's The Book of Mormon; and Leslie Odom Jr. of NBC's "Smash" and currently starring in The Public's smash hit Hamilton as Aaron Burr. (more...)

    Jeremy Jordan, Ben Platt & More Set for BROADWAY LOVES SAM SMITH at 54 Below, 4/5Jeremy Jordan, Ben Platt & More Set for BROADWAY LOVES SAM SMITH at 54 Below, 4/5
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

    On April 5th, ten of Broadway's most distinctive vocalists will celebrate four-time Grammy award winner Sam Smith at 54 Below in a concert of his signature songs of heartbreak, loss, and hope in Broadway Loves Sam Smith. (more...)

    Tonight's Concert at Joe's Pub Welcoming Gavin Creel Back to Broadway CancelledTonight's Concert at Joe's Pub Welcoming Gavin Creel Back to Broadway Cancelled
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

    Unfortunately, due to tonight's inclement weather, Make Some Noise: A Concert to Welcome Home Gavin Creel at Joe's Pub has now been cancelled. The event will be rescheduled in the near future. (more...)

    Jason Michael Snow, Nicholas Christopher & More to Join Lindsay Mendez & Ben Platt in BAND GEEKS at 54 BelowJason Michael Snow, Nicholas Christopher & More to Join Lindsay Mendez & Ben Platt in BAND GEEKS at 54 Below
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

    Nicholas Christopher (Motown, Rent), Gavin Lodge (Annie, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), Jacey Powers (Falling, Our Town), and Jason Michael Snow (The Book of Mormon, Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man) have joined the cast of the upcoming Band Geeks in Concert at 54 Below on January 18th. They join the previously announced Jill Abramovitz (Cinderella, It Should've Been You), F. Michael Haynie (Wicked, NBC's Peter Pan Live), Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Dogfight), Ruthie Ann Miles (Here Lies Love, The King and I), Mike Millan (Piece of My Heart), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones, Fly by Night), Ben Platt (Book of Mormon, Pitch Perfect), and Daniel Quadrino (Newsies, NBC's Peter Pan Live). (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

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    by Louisa Brady - Jan 11, 2015

    Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: The Mamma Mia! Dads in Concert; Kander and Ebb and All That Jazz; Sondheim Originals: Old Friends; Donna Vivino: The Friends and Family Plan; and Band Geeks in Concert. (more...)

    Broadway's BOOK OF MORMON Welcomes Newest Elders Gavin Creel and Christopher John O'Neill TonightBroadway's BOOK OF MORMON Welcomes Newest Elders Gavin Creel and Christopher John O'Neill Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

    The Tony-winning musical BOOK OF MORMON said farewell to its most recent Elder Price and Elder Cuningham, Ben Platt and Nic Rouleau respectively, on January 4. Broadway favorite Gavin Creel, who has portrayed the role of Kevin Price on both the BOM national tour and in the London production, steps in as the egocentric missionary, beginning tonight, January 6th. Joining him as everyone's favorite sidekick will be Christopher John O'Neill. (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

    BOOK OF MORMON's Ben Platt turned to Twitter on Saturday, January 3rd to share a photo of the foursome just before the big transition. (more...)

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    by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

    This January and February 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

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