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'Hamilton' Fans Are Thirsting for Actor Raymond Baynard Thanks to These New Cast Photos!

People are thirsting for Hamilton actor Raymond Baynard after seeing some new photos of the cast filming a segment for the upcoming Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

We shared a couple photos on our Instagram account earlier today (November 16) and fans couldn’t help but notice Ray‘s massive biceps in the second photo of the slideshow.

“The second pic👀💪🏾,” one fan commented.

Another fan said, “Who’s that sexy hot guy in the second pic????????🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🤤.”

Someone else wrote, “Damn! I need a hug with those arms!!”

Raymond wasn’t in the original cast of Hamilton, but he later joined the ensemble and was featured in the film version that debuted on Disney+ earlier this year.

Next up for Raymond is the upcoming show MJ: The Musical, which is about the life of Michael Jackson and will feature the later entertainer’s music.

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Broadway Stars Slam Actor Chad Kimball for Saying He'll Disobey COVID-19 Safety Orders

The Broadway community is slamming Tony-nominated actor Chad Kimball for saying that he will disobey the governor’s orders for COVID-19 safety.

Washington’s Governor Inslee just announced restrictions on religious services.

“Religious services will be limited to whichever is smaller: 25% occupancy indoors or fewer than 200 people. Choirs, bands, and ensembles won’t perform during services, but soloists will be able to. Facial coverings will be required for congregation members, who won’t be allowed to sing,” the governor’s office announced.

Chad wrote on Twitter, “Respectfully, I will never allow a Governor, or anyone, to stop me from SINGING, let alone sing in worship to my God. Folks, absolute POWER corrupts ABSOLUTELY. This is not about safety. It’s about POWER. I will respectfully disobey these unlawful orders.”

For those that don’t know, Chad had his breakout role on Broadway while playing a cow in Into the Woods. He later received a Tony nomination for the show Memphis and most recently was starring in the Tony-winning musical Come From Away until the Broadway shutdown.

Chad was one of many Broadway actors who tested positive for coronavirus back in March, right when the pandemic was hitting New York City badly. Broadway shows have been shut down since March 12, 2020 and they will be closed until at least May 30, 2021. There’s still a chance the shows will go dark even longer than that.

Members of the Broadway community, including many well-known stars, are calling out Chad for supporting a dangerous view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The community is working hard to make sure we can end the pandemic and people in the live theater industry can safely go back to work after months and months of hardship.

Sharon Wheatley, who was in the original Broadway cast of Come From Away with Chad, tweeted, “I respectfully totally and completely disagree with you. I respectfully feel you are very much on the wrong side of this. I FaceTimed with you when you had Covid, Chad. You were very sick. I remember. It scared me. I love you like a brother, but I disagree with you. ♥️”

Tony nominee Eva Noblezada, married Broadway stars Patti Murin and Colin Donnell, Billy Eichner, and many more have called Chad out on Twitter.

Read all of the tweets below. While some of them didn’t name Chad directly or reply directly to his tweet, they seemingly are all about the actor.

Click inside to read tons of reactions from Broadway stars… More Here! »

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'Today Show' Hosts Pay Tribute to Broadway with Their Halloween Costumes!

The hosts of The Today Show are paying tribute to the musicals of Broadway with their Halloween costumes this year!

The show’s hosts dressed up on Friday (October 30) at their studio at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb went as Elphaba and Glinda from Wicked, Sheinelle Jones and Dylan Dryer were Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart from Chicago, Jenna Bush Hager was Grizabella from Cats, and Craig Melvin and Al Roker were Alexander Hamilton and King George III from Hamilton.

Sheinelle and Dylan did a fully choreographed routine to the “Hot Honey Rag” from Chicago while the other stars all lip-synced to songs from their musicals.

Broadway is shut down right now, so this was the perfect way to pay tribute to the shows of the Great White Way while we can’t see them live.

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'The Prom' Gets First Trailer Featuring Star-Studded Cast - Watch Now!

The first trailer for Ryan Murphy‘s The Prom is finally here!

The star-studded cast for the film includes Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Andrew Rannells, Keegan-Michael Key, Kerry Washington, Ariana DeBose, and newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman.

Here is the synopsis: Dee Dee Allen (Streep) and Barry Glickman (Corden) are New York City stage stars with a crisis on their hands: their expensive new Broadway show is a major flop that has suddenly flatlined their careers. Meanwhile, in small-town Indiana, high school student Emma Nolan (Pellman) is experiencing a very different kind of heartbreak: despite the support of the high school principal (Key), the head of the PTA (Washington) has banned her from attending the prom with her girlfriend, Alyssa (DeBose).

When Dee Dee and Barry decide that Emma’s predicament is the perfect cause to help resurrect their public images, they hit the road with Angie (Kidman) and Trent (Rannells), another pair of cynical actors looking for a professional lift. But when their self-absorbed celebrity activism unexpectedly backfires, the foursome find their own lives upended as they rally to give Emma a night where she can truly celebrate who she is.

The Prom will be released on Netflix on December 11!

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Actor Aaron Tveit Is the Only Actor Nominated in His Tony Award Category

Actor Aaron Tveit was starring in Moulin Rouge! on Broadway before the pandemic shut everything down on March 12, 2020.

Because Broadway has been dark for months now, the Tony Awards were unable to go on as planned. Today, the nominees for the awards were finally announced and because of the truncated Broadway season, there are fewer nominees in some categories.

In a very unusual occurrence, Aaron is actually the only actor nominated in the category of Best Actor in a Musical!

So, will Aaron automatically win the prize? Not necessarily, and there’s a rule for this circumstance.

The Tony’s state: “If the Tony Awards Nominating Committee has determined that if there is only one nominee in a category listed, such category shall be submitted to the Tony Voters which may, by the affirmative vote of sixty (60%) percent of the total ballots cast, grant an Award in that category.”

Back in March, Aaron did contract the Coronavirus and explained his biggest symptom.

Hugh Jackman Visits 'Music Man' Theater After Broadway Opening is Pushed to 2022

Hugh Jackman is still ready to be on Broadway again, despite today’s announcement that live performances will not resume until June 2021 at the earliest.

Broadway has been shut down since March 13 and the Broadway League just extended the closure until at least May 31, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hugh should have been on Broadway right now in the musical The Music Man, but the opening night has now been rescheduled until 2022.

Preview performances for the revival, which also stars Sutton Foster, will begin on December 20, 2021 with an official opening night on February 10, 2022.

Hugh visited the Winter Garden Theatre today and snapped a photo while standing on the street. He captioned the pic, “When Broadway is ready for us… we will be ready for you! @sfosternyc #TheMusicMan #Broadway.”

Hugh Jackman's 'The Music Man' on Broadway Pushed Back to 2022 Amid Pandemic

Hugh Jackman‘s musical revival is being pushed back even further.

The Music Man, starring the 51-year-old actor, has set a new opening night for 2022 amid theater opening date pushbacks due to the pandemic, via Deadline on Friday (October 9).

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“The highly anticipated musical revival, costarring Sutton Foster, now will begin previews at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre on Monday, December 20, 2021, with Opening Night scheduled for Thursday, February 10, 2022,” the outlet reports.

“The announcement marks the first confirmed rescheduling following today’s decision by the Broadway League to extend Broadway’s coronavirus pandemic shutdown from the previous January 2021 to May 30 2021.”

In The Music Man, Hugh will play Professor Harold Hill in the Meredith Willson musical, with Sutton as Marian Paroo.

Some of Broadway’s biggest stars came together in Times Square one day before – see pictures from their gathering!