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Tony awards 2023: full list of nominations
Find out who’s nominated at Broadway’s biggest night of the year as the full list for the 76th annual awards is announced

02, May, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Tony awards: Jodie Comer nominated for Broadway debut
The Killing Eve star is in competition for best actress, while musical Some Like It Hot picks up the most nominations overall, with 13

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

02, May, 2023 @2:48 PM

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The Thanksgiving Play: Broadway’s funniest and most daring new comedy
After being told her work was ‘uncastable’, Indigenous playwright Larissa FastHorse set out to create a show featuring zero minority actors and wrote a scathing satire

Lauren Mechling

20, Apr, 2023 @6:03 AM

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‘An extraordinary feat’: Phantom of the Opera ends its 35-year Broadway run
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical is set for its final performance in New York, leaving behind an intense fanbase

David Smith in Washington

15, Apr, 2023 @6:06 AM

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Fat Ham review – Pulitzer-winning Hamlet revision hits Broadway
James Ijames’s electrifying take on Shakespeare’s classic, with a Black queer man at its centre, makes for a smart update

Gloria Oladipo

13, Apr, 2023 @12:34 PM

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Shucked review – corny musical brings country to Broadway
An original new musical about corn offers plenty of dad jokes served with some likable big numbers

Adrian Horton

05, Apr, 2023 @1:00 AM

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street review – dazzling Broadway revival
Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford play Stephen Sondheim’s murderous Victorian couple in a bold and barnstorming take

Alexis Soloski

27, Mar, 2023 @1:21 PM

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Bad Cinderella review – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s chaotic musical hits Broadway
The infamous ‘costly mistake’ has made its way to the US and while hardly the revisionist take it aims to be, there’s some sprightly fun to be had

Lauren Mechling

24, Mar, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Parade review – resonant, beautifully performed Broadway revival
The Broadway transfer of the first major New York revival for the 1998 musical features luminous turns from Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond

Adrian Horton

17, Mar, 2023 @2:00 AM

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A Doll’s House review – Jessica Chastain captivates in minimalist revival
The Oscar winner makes for an exceptional Nora in a visually muted yet emotionally effective remount of Ibsen’s classic drama

Gloria Oladipo

10, Mar, 2023 @1:30 AM

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La La Land musical set to open on Broadway
Damien Chazelle’s Oscar-winning film will be transformed into a stage show featuring music from the same team

Benjamin Lee

07, Feb, 2023 @5:49 PM

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Suzan Lori-Parks: ‘Grief is an experience that has a lot of opportunity in it’
The Pulitzer prize-winning playwright discusses working through the pandemic and how to best utilise traumatic experiences

Gloria Oladipo in New York

07, Feb, 2023 @7:12 AM

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