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'Dear Evan Hansen' Opens on Broadway to Rave Reviews!

Dear Evan Hansen had its opening night on Broadway – and it’s a rave!

Ben Platt, the star of the show, was joined by his co-stars at New York City’s Pierre Hotel on Sunday (December 4), including Rachel Bay Jones, Michael Park, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Kristolyn Lloyd, Will Roland, Mike Faist, as well as writers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, director Michael Greif, and music supervisor Alex Lacamoire.

Celebs stepped out to support the show as well at the opening night performance, including Zendaya, who walked the carpet with Waitress star Keala Settle, Darren Criss, Sutton Foster with husband Ted Griffin, Aaron Tveit, Tina Fey with husband Jeff Raymond, Zachary Quinto, and Waitress composer Sara Bareilles with collaborator Jessie Nelson.

The New York Times reports that the show is a “gorgeous heartbreaker of a musical,” and Variety says, “lyrics go beyond the spoken thought and reach for the unspoken feelings hiding behind the words.”

Be sure to check out Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway now!
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Aaron Tveit Turned Down 'Glee' To Not Be 'Pigeon-Holed'

Aaron Tveit serves up a smoldering look for his sexy spread in Corduroy Magazine issue 11, available now.

The 33-year-old Grease: Live star talked to the mag, which features actress Audrey Tautou and artist Marina Abramovic on separate covers, about misconceptions people have about him, turning down a role on Glee, and the memories of making Les Mis.

On turning down Glee: “I was worried that if I did Glee, people would perceive me differently afterwards. I didn’t want to be pigeon-holed as a ‘teen actor.’”

On running into fans in public: “[Because of the roles I play] I meet people who are like, ‘Oh I expected you to be an asshole or a dirt-bag and wow, you’re actually a nice guy!”

On why he’s not that active on social media: “I just think that if people don’t know about you so much, then they’ll have an easier time believing whatever character you’re trying to play.”

For more from Aaron, visit Corduroymag.com!

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Produce & Compose Soundtrack for Live Action Adaptation of 'The Little Mermaid'

Lin-Manuel Miranda chats with the audience while hosting a Grease: Live panel on Monday (August 15) at The Edison Ballroom in New York City.

The 36-year-old actor and writer was joined by the musical’s star Aaron Tveit as well as directors Thomas Kail, who also directed Hamilton, and Alex Rudzinski, casting director Bernard Tesley and costume designer William Ivey Long.

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It was just announced that Lin-Manuel will be teaming up with songwriter Alan Menken to write the music for the live action adaptation of The Little Mermaid, which will include a mix of pre-existing songs from the 1989 Disney animated classic movie.

Lin-Manuel will also be producing the film alongside Marc Platt and Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production.

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Aaron Tveit Makes Surprise Appearance at Hamilton's Ham4Ham

Aaron Tveit flashes his smile while leaving the Good Day New York studio on Monday (June 27) in New York City.

The 32-year-old actor, who is starring on the new CBS series BrainDead, made a surprise appearance at last week’s #Ham4Ham performance for the Broadway musical Hamilton.

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Aaron popped out and interrupted actor Rory O’Malley‘s performance and he sang the song “I’m Alive” from his breakout role in the musical Next to Normal.

Watch the video below!


Live #Ham4Ham 6/22/16 — #TveitForIt
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Aaron Tveit, Jesse Tyler Ferguson & More Celebrate Broadway at Tony Awards 2016

Aaron Tveit suits up for his red carpet walk at the 2016 Tony Awards held at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday (June 12) in New York City.

Also in attendance at the big event were Jesse Tyler Ferguson with husband Justin Mikita, Sean Hayes, Daniel Dae Kim, and Justin Guarini.

The big show just ended a few minutes ago, but you can check out the full list of winners if you missed it! Hamilton was the biggest winner of the evening after getting a whopping 16 nods. The show ended up with 11 wins.

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Danielle Brooks Supports Samira Wiley at 'Daphne's Dive' Opening Night Party!

Danielle Brooks poses with her Orange is the New Black co-star Samira Wiley at the opening night party for Daphne’s Dive on Sunday (May 15) in New York City.

The pair was joined at the event by actor Aaron Tveit, as well as Samira‘s co-stars Vanessa Aspillaga, Carlos Gomez, K.K Moggie, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Matt Saldivar, and Gordon Joseph Weiss. Writer Quiara Alegria Hudes and director Thomas Kail were also in attendance.

You can catch Samira and the Daphne’s Dive cast at the Signature Theater show until June 12, 2016. Be sure to check it out!

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Bobby Cannavale Talks Newborn Baby Rocco On 'Tonight Show'!

Bobby Cannavale is dapper as he hits the red carpet at the 2016 Miscast Gala held at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday (April 4) in New York City.

The 45-year-old actor was joined by guest of honor Marisa Tomei, Aaron Tveit, Beth Behrs, Shanice Williams, She Loves Me‘s Gavin Creel, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘s Tituss Burgess, and The Color Purple‘s Cynthia Erivo at the event featuring Broadway stars performing songs from shows and roles in which they would never ordinarily be cast.

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That same evening, Bobby made an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where he promoted his HBO series Vinyl and talked about his newborn baby boy with Rose Byrne, Rocco!

“He’s sweet, he’s a really good boy,” Bobby told Jimmy. “He’s smells good.”


Bobby Cannavale – ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

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