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VIDEO: On This Day, June 23 - Celebrating The Life & Work Of Bob FosseVIDEO: On This Day, June 23 - Celebrating The Life & Work Of Bob Fosse
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 23, 2019

On this day we're celebrating a giant in a the world's of dance and directing, the legendary Bob Fosse! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, June 22 - Happy Birthday, Meryl Streep!VIDEO: On This Day, June 22 - Happy Birthday, Meryl Streep!
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 22, 2019

On this day, we're celebrating the reigning Queen of Acting, the great Meryl Streep! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, June 21 - Happy Birthday, Benjamin WalkerVIDEO: On This Day, June 21 - Happy Birthday, Benjamin Walker
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 21, 2019

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of actor Benjamin Walker, who can currently be seen in the Broadway revivial of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, opposite Tracy Letts and Annette Bening. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, June 20 - Happy Birthday, Jason Robert Brown!VIDEO: On This Day, June 20 - Happy Birthday, Jason Robert Brown!
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 20, 2019

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, director and performer, Jason Robert Brown! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, June 19 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Brings Tupac To BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, June 19 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Brings Tupac To Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 19, 2019

On this day in 2014, the music and poetry of legendary rapper, Tupac Shakur, made its Broadway debut as Holler If Ya Hear Me celebrated its opening night at the Palace Theatre. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, June 18- Happy Birthday, Kerry Butler!VIDEO: On This Day, June 18- Happy Birthday, Kerry Butler!
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 18, 2019

On this day. we're celebrating Broadway star and one of the resident ghosts of the Winter Garden Theatre in Beetlejuice, the great Kerry Butler! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, June 17 - ON YOUR FEET! Brings The Rhythm To Broadway!VIDEO: On This Day, June 17 - ON YOUR FEET! Brings The Rhythm To Broadway!
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 17, 2019

On this day in 2015, the Gloria Estefan bio-musical On Your Feet! opened on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway!VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway!
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 14, 2019

On this day in 2011, the Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, celebrated its opening night! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, May 31- Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields!VIDEO: On This Day, May 31- Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 31, 2019

Today, we're celebrating the birthday of star of stage and screen, Brooke Shields! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, May 28- Jim Parsons Returns To Broadway In AN ACT OF GODVIDEO: On This Day, May 28- Jim Parsons Returns To Broadway In AN ACT OF GOD
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 28, 2019

An Act of God is a 90-minute comedy where the Almighty and His devoted Angels answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. He's finally arrived to set the record straight... and He's not holding back! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, May 10- Disney's TARZAN Swings Onto BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, May 10- Disney's TARZAN Swings Onto Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 10, 2019

On this day in 2006, Disney's Tarzan swung onto Broadway starring Josh Strickland and Jenn Gambatese! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, May 9- Happy Birthday, Glenda Jackson!VIDEO: On This Day, May 9- Happy Birthday, Glenda Jackson!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 9, 2019

Glenda Jackson made a triumphant return to Broadway last year after a 30-year absence, winning every possible award for her performance in the smash hit revival of Edward Albee's Three Tall Women, including the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Drama League Award and Outer Critics Circle Award. Jackson's return to Broadway was hailed by critics and audiences as the theatrical event of the season, and the production broke the Golden Theatre's house record five times. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, May 8- A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Opens On BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, May 8- A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 8, 2019

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM is a nonstop laughfest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted, courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors and a showgirl or two. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, May 6- GLORY DAYS Opens On BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, May 6- GLORY DAYS Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 6, 2019

On this day in 2008, Glory Days had its opening night on Broadway! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 25: Diane Paulus' Revival of PIPPIN Brings Its Magic To Broadway!VIDEO: On This Day, April 25: Diane Paulus' Revival of PIPPIN Brings Its Magic To Broadway!
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 25, 2019

On this day in 2013, Diane Paulus' high-flying revival of Stephen Schwartz PIPPIN opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theater! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 23- Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare!VIDEO: On This Day, April 23- Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare!
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 23, 2019

Author of 38 plays and 154 sonnets, Shakespeare is widely considered the greatest known writer in the English language. The popularity of his works has spanned centuries, up to and including the current Broadway revival of King Lear, starring Glenda Jackson. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 19- It's Springtime for THE PRODUCERS On BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 19- It's Springtime for THE PRODUCERS On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 19, 2019

The musical is the recipient of the most Tony Awards in theater history (with 12 wins including Best Musical). The day after its opening, The Producers broke the record for the largest single day box office gross in theater history, taking in more than $3 million, and then went on to break its own record in 2003 with over $3.5 million in single day ticket sales. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day. April 18- Happy Birthday, Gavin Creel!VIDEO: On This Day. April 18- Happy Birthday, Gavin Creel!
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 18, 2019

Today, April 18th, we celebrate the birthday of Broadway favorite, Gavin Creel. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 17- GROUNDHOG DAY Opens On BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 17- GROUNDHOG DAY Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 17, 2019

On this day in 2017, the sun came up on Groundhog Day on Broadway! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 16- Kelli O'Hara Stars In in THE KING AND IVIDEO: On This Day, April 16- Kelli O'Hara Stars In in THE KING AND I
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 16, 2019

On this day in 2015, Bartlett Sher's Tony Award-winning revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I opened on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 12- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Travels To BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 12- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Travels To Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 12, 2019

On this day in 2015, the Broadway production of An American in Paris leapt into its opening night at the Palace Theater. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 10, 2019

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 9- Happy Birthday, Cynthia Nixon!VIDEO: On This Day, April 9- Happy Birthday, Cynthia Nixon!
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 9, 2019

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of multiple Tony Award-winner, television star, and former gubernatorial candidate, the great Cynthia Nixon! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 8- Vanessa Hudgens Makes Her Broadway Debut In GIGIVIDEO: On This Day, April 8- Vanessa Hudgens Makes Her Broadway Debut In GIGI
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 8, 2019

On this day in 2015, Vanessa Hudgens made her Broadway debut in the title role of Gigi! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 5- A Revival Of EVITA Rolls Onto BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 5- A Revival Of EVITA Rolls Onto Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 5, 2019

On this day 2012, the first Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's acclaimed musical, Evita opened at the Marquis Theater. (more...)

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