December 01, 2015

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Melanie Moore, Samantha Massell and Alexandra Silber
Monica Simoes

The Wiz Live! — What's Different, What's New and What's Going to Broadway

It's been 40 years since The Wiz bowed on Broadway, and the creative team over at NBC decided it was time for some renovations on the Yellow Brick Road. As Dorothy and her pals prepare to ease onto national television, we take an in-depth look at how The Wiz has been remade for its 2015 incarnation.

8 Rules Every Theatre Person Must Follow — Do You Know All of Them?

Why can't you whistle inside a theatre? We uncover the lore behind this (and 7 other) theatrical superstitions. Read the complete list, and be sure you don't accidentally violate hallowed theatre etiquette.

Birth of a Classic: Listen to Bock and Harnick's Very First Fiddler On the Roof Demos!

What did Fiddler sounds like before it was a worldwide phenomenon? Take a peek behind the scenes of the creation of the musical, currently enjoying its fifth Broadway revival, with writers Bock and Harnick's earliest demos of such tunes as "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sunset," and "Far From the Home I Love."

Discover! Your Ultimate Guide to New York City's Holiday Shows, Concerts, Cabarets and Merriment

The turkey's been eaten, the Black Friday sales bombarded. It's time to consider the cornucopia of holiday entertainment options that New York City has to offer. We offer an ultimate guide to this year's shows for the season.

Schedule of Upcoming Movie Musical Adaptations

Here's a look at new movie musicals that are heading your way!

Extra! Extra! Get to Know the New Newsies Tour Stars and What They Want All Fansies to Know

Meet Joey Barreiro and Morgan Keene, the new Jack Kelly and Katherine Plumber selling papes across North America in the national tour of Newsies.

Their Favorite Things: Two-Time Tony Winner Nathan Lane Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

Two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane shares the performances that most affected him as part of the audience.

Holiday Gift Guide: 16 Theatrical Reads That Should Be On Your List This Season

From new publications to juicy industry tell-alls, historic fan favorites, singular new voices and glossy Broadway anthologies, we share our list of books that would be the perfect addition to every theatre-lover's bookshelf.

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Exclusive! Reliving the Algonquin Round Table Through the Eyes and Pen of Al Hirschfeld

The Bridges of Madison County Tour Opens Tonight in Iowa

Jonathan Groff Takes Back His Throne as George III in Hamilton Tonight

Must See! We've Uncovered a Treasure Trove of Incredible Shots from the Original Broadway Production of the The Wiz

Bucks County to Kick Off 2016 With New York-Bound Betty Crocker Musical

Latest Wizard of Oz Tour, With Songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Launches Today

Performances Kick Off Today for NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation

Broadway Grosses: Nov. 23-29

Burt Bacharach Musical Close to You Heads Into London Recording Studio

Just In! The Wiz Live! Cast Comes Together in Magical Full Company Shot

Onstage & Backstage: How to Stop a Broadway Star in the Street

Pics! Fox Goes Retro With New Grease: Live Artwork

Broadway Box Office Analysis: Soaring Numbers Has Broadway Thanking Goodness for Thanksgiving!

Andy Mientus, Lesli Margherita, Josh Young and Lea DeLaria: What Not to Miss This Week in Nightlife!

Pics! First Look at Proscenium Reinvention of Natasha Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 at A.R.T.

If It Weren't For Her Mother, Stephanie Mills May Have Never Been The Wiz's Dorothy

Full Cast Announced for Broadway Run of Eclipsed with Lupita Nyong'o

Pics! Spring Awakening Cast Take a Trip to See Songbird

Lea Salonga, George Takei, Telly Leung Will Be Heard on Allegiance Cast Recording, Due in 2016

Should the Bridge Actor Do a Musical Next? Russell Tovey Puts It In Writing

Daddy Long Legs Musical Will Be Live-Streamed Free Online

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Take a Look Inside Our Exclusive Photoshoot with the Fiddler Daughters
Exclusive! Reliving the Algonquin Round Table Through the Eyes and Pen of Al Hirschfeld
Must See! We've Uncovered a Treasure Trove of Incredible Shots from the Original Broadway Production of the The Wiz
Fox Goes Retro With New Grease: Live Artwork
Take a Look Inside Rehearsal with Cambridge's American Repertory Theater Production of Natasha Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Photo Recap: Bonnie & Clyde's Broadway Opening Night Four Years Ago
Those Dancing Feet Are Tapping Their Way Across America! Go On the Road With 42nd Street
Behold Your New Wiz! Be Dazzled By the First Costumed Shots of All of the Leading Players in The Wiz Live!
Exclusive Pics! Hunter Ryan Herdlicka Invites Us Into the Rehearsal Room for Once Upon a Mattress
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