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Photo Coverage: Take a Look Back on 2017's Top Curtain Call Moments!

By: Dec. 30, 2017
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As 2017 comes to a close, BroadwayWorld takes you back through this year's top curtain call moments. From the opening nights of every new show this year, to the 20th anniversary performance of The Lion King which featured a performance by Elton John, check out photos of these curtain call moments to remember, in alphabetical order!

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Phillipa Soo during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Amelie' at the Walter Kerr Theatre on April 3, 2017 in New York City

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Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Amelie' at the Walter Kerr Theatre on April 3, 2017 in New York City

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Christy Altomare and the cast during Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call bows for 'Anastasia' at the Broadhurst Theatre on April 24, 2017 in New York City.

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Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call bows for 'Anastasia' at the Broadhurst Theatre on April 24, 2017 in New York City.

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Corey Cott, Laura Osnes, Beth Leavel and cast during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call Bows of 'Bandstand' at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on 4/26/2017 in New York City.

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Corey Cott and Laura Osnes during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call Bows of 'Bandstand' at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on 4/26/2017 in New York City.

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Jonno Davies during the Opening Night Curtain Call bows for 'A Clockwork Orange' at the New World Stages on September 25, 2017 in New York City.

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Jonno Davies, center, with the cast during the Opening Night Curtain Call bows for 'A Clockwork Orange' at the New World Stages on September 25, 2017 in New York City.

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The cast during the "Come From Away" Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on March 12, 2017 in New York City.

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Julie Halston, Reggie Jackson, Danny Burstein, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Morrison, Victoria Clark, Stephen Bogardus, Adrienne Warren, Annie Golden and cast during the Curtain Call for the Roundabout Theatre Company presents a One-Night Benefit Concert Reading of 'Damn Yankees' at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on December 11, 2017 in New York City.

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Reggie Jackson, Danny Burstein, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Morrison, Victoria Clark during the Curtain Call for the Roundabout Theatre Company presents a One-Night Benefit Concert Reading of 'Damn Yankees' at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on December 11, 2017 in New York City.

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Sam Crane and Mark Rylance with the cast during the Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain Call Bows for 'Farinelli and the King' at The Belasco Theatre on December 17, 2017 in New York City.

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Barrett Doss, Andrew Call and Andy Karl during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call Bows for 'Groundhog Day' at August Wilson Theatre on April 17, 2017 in New York City.

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Barrett Doss and Andy Karl with cast during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call Bows for 'Groundhog Day' at August Wilson Theatre on April 17, 2017 in New York City.

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Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call Bows for 'Groundhog Day' at August Wilson Theatre on April 17, 2017 in New York City.

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Lisa Gutkin, Aaron Halva, Tom Nelis, Adina Verson, Katrina Lenk, Richard Topal, Steven Rattazzi,and Mimi Lieber during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call Bows for 'Indecent' at The Cort Theatre on April 18, 2017 in New York City.

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Adina Verson and Katrina Lenk during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call Bows for 'Indecent' at The Cort Theatre on April 18, 2017 in New York City.

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Ray Anthony Thomas, Keith Randolph Smith, Anthony Chisholm, John Douglas Thompson, Brandon J. Dirden, Carra Patterson, Andre Holland, Michael Potts, Harvy Blanks during August Wilson's 'Jitney' Broadway opening night curtain call at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on January 19, 2017 in New York City.

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Karen Ziemba, BranDon Flynn, Jeffry Denman during the opening night performance curtain call for the Vineyard Theatre's 'Kid Victory' at the Vineyard Theatre on February 22, 2017 in New York City.

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Elton John performing during the Curtain Call for 20th Anniversary Performance of 'The Lion King' on Broadway at The Minskoff Theatre on November e, 2017 in New York City.

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Elton John with the cast during the Curtain Call for 20th Anniversary Performance of 'The Lion King' on Broadway at The Minskoff Theatre on November e, 2017 in New York City.

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Clive Owen, Donald Holder, Julie Taymor, Elliot Goldenthal, David Henry Hwang, Ma Cong, Jin Ha, Constance Hoffman and Paul Steinberg with the cast during the Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain Call for 'M. Butterfly' on October 26, 2017 at Cort Theater in New York City.

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Michael Moore during the Curtain Call for the Broadway Opening Night of 'Michael Moore on Broadway - The Terms Of My Surrender' at the Belasco Theatre on August 10, 2017 in New York City.

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Eva Noblezada during The Opening Night Curtain Call Bows for the New Broadway Production of "Miss Saigon" at the Broadway Theatre on March 23, 2017 in New York City

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Katie Rose Clarke, Alistair Brammer, Jon Jon Briones, Eva Noblezada, Nicholas Christopher during The Opening Night Curtain Call Bows for the New Broadway Production of "Miss Saigon" at the Broadway Theatre on March 23, 2017 in New York City

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Jonathan Sayer, Nancy Zamit, Greg Tannahill, Henry Lewis, Henry Shieldsfrom the cast of 'The Play That Goes Wrong' during the Broadway Opening Night curtain call bows at the Lyceum Theatre on April 2, 2017 in New York City.

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Kevin Kline during Broadway Opening Night curtain call for 'Present Laughter' at the St. James Theatre on April 5, 2017 in New York City.

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Kate Burton and Kevin Kline during Broadway Opening Night curtain call for 'Present Laughter' at the St. James Theatre on April 5, 2017 in New York City.

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Matt Bittner, Sandra Shipley, Peter Francis James, Tedra Millan, Kate Burton, Kevin Kline, Kristine Nielsen, Cobie Smulders, Bhavesh Patel and Reg Rogers during Broadway Opening Night curtain call for 'Present Laughter' at the St. James Theatre on April 5, 2017 in New York City.

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Emily Skinner, Chuck Cooper, Karen Ziemba, Tony Yazbeck, Brandon Uranowitz, Bryonha Marie Parham, and Janet Dacal during the Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain Call for 'The Prince of Broadway' at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on August 24, 2017 in New York City.

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Hal Prince with cast during the Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain Call for 'The Prince of Broadway' at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on August 24, 2017 in New York City.

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John Behlmann, Sas Goldberg, Barbara Barrie, Gideon Glick, Lindsay Mendez, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Luke Smith during the Broadway Opening Night performance curtain call bows for "Significant Other" at the Booth Theatre on March 2, 2017 in New York City.

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Gideon Glick and Lindsay Mendez during the Broadway Opening Night performance curtain call bows for "Significant Other" at the Booth Theatre on March 2, 2017 in New York City.

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during the opening night performance curtain call bows for 'Sunday in the Park with George' at the Hudson Theatre on February 23, 2017 in New York City.

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Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal with the cast during the opening night performance curtain call bows for 'Sunday in the Park with George' at the Hudson Theatre on February 23, 2017 in New York City.

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Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal during the opening night performance curtain call bows for 'Sunday in the Park with George' at the Hudson Theatre on February 23, 2017 in New York City.

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Christopher Hampton, Glenn Close, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lonny Price during the Opening Night Curtain Call bows for Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Sunset Boulevard' at the Palace Theatre on February 9, 2017 in New York City.

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Glenn Close during the Opening Night Curtain Call bows for Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Sunset Boulevard' at the Palace Theatre on February 9, 2017 in New York City.

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John Earl Jelks, Carlo Alban, Alison Wright, Michelle Wilson, Kate Whoriskey, Lynn Nottage, Johanna Day, Khris Davis, Lance Coadie Williams and Will Pullen during curtain call bows for the Broadway Opening Night of "Sweat" at Studio 54 on March 26, 2017 in New York City.

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Finn Wittrock, Madison Ferris, Sally Field and Joe Mantello during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call Bows for "The Glass Menagerie'" at the Belasco Theatre on March 9, 2017 in New York City.

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Joe Mantello and Sally Field during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call Bows for "The Glass Menagerie'" at the Belasco Theatre on March 9, 2017 in New York City.

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Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call bows for 'The Little Foxes' at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 19, 2017 in New York City.

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Darren Goldstein, Richard Thomas, Cynthia Nixon, Laura Linney, Michael McKean and Francesca Carpanini during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call bows for 'The Little Foxes' at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 19, 2017 in New York City.

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Danny DeVito, Jessica Hecht, Mark Ruffalo and Tony Shalhoub during Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain call for the Roundabout Theatre Production of 'The Price' at the American Airlines TheatreTheatre on March 16, 2017 in New York City.

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Danny DeVito, Jessica Hecht, Mark Ruffalo and Tony Shalhoub during Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain call for the Roundabout Theatre Production of 'The Price' at the American Airlines TheatreTheatre on March 16, 2017 in New York City.

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Elizabeth McGovern during the Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain Call Bows for The Roundabout Theatre Company production of 'Time and The Conways' on October 10, 2017 at the American Airlines Theatre in New York City.

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Alfredo Narciso, Brooke Bloom, Steven Boyer, Gabriel Ebert, Charlotte Parry, Elizabeth McGovern, Anna Camp, Anna Baryshnikov, Matthew James Thomas and Cara Ricketts during the Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain Call Bows for The Roundabout Theatre Company production of 'Time and The Conways' on October 10, 2017 at the American Airlines Theatre in New York City.

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David Josefsberg, Jason Mraz and Sara Bareilles take a bow at the curtain call of Broadway's 'Waitress' at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on November 3, 2017 in New York City.

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Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole with John Dossett, Douglas Sills and the cast during the Broadway opening night performance curtain call for 'War Paint' at the Nederlander Theatre on April 6, 2017 in New York City

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Douglas Sills, Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole and John Dossett during the Broadway opening night performance curtain call for 'War Paint' at the Nederlander Theatre on April 6, 2017 in New York City

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Douglas Sills, Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole, John Dossett and cast during the Broadway opening night performance curtain call for 'War Paint' at the Nederlander Theatre on April 6, 2017 in New York City

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Christian Borle during the Broadway Opening Performance Curtain Call of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 23, 2017 in New York City.

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Emma Pfaeffle, Jackie Hoffman, John Rubinstein, Christian Borle, Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Sell, Ryan Foust, Emily Padgett, Michael Wartella and cast during the Broadway Opening Performance Curtain Call of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 23, 2017 in New York City.

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Lucas Hedges during the 'Yen' Opening Night Curtain Call bows at the Lortel Theatre on January 31, 2017 in New York City.

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Stefania LaVie Owen, Justice Smith, Lucas Hedges and Ari Graynor during the 'Yen' Opening Night Curtain Call bows at the Lortel Theatre on January 31, 2017 in New York City.

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Glenn Close during the Opening Night Curtain Call bows for Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Sunset Boulevard' at the Palace Theatre on February 9, 2017 in New York City.




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