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Broadway's 'Amelie' Set to Close This Month

Amelie is the first Broadway show to post a closing notice following the announcement of the Tony Award nominations this week.

The new musical, starring original Hamilton star Phillipa Soo, sadly didn’t receive any nominations and grosses for the tuner have been low since previews started in March.

“It has been an honor and privilege to work with the brilliant, talented team of writers, actors and creatives who have brought Amelie to life for the past two years, from Berkeley Rep, to Center Theatre Group, to Broadway. We’d like to express our gratitude to all of them, as well as the audiences who have shared the experience with them and with us,” the producers of the musical said in a statement.

Amelie will close on May 21, but the show will live on through its cast album, set for a digital release on May 19 and a physical release on June 9.

'Harry Potter & the Cursed Child' Gets Broadway Opening Date

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will officially open on Broadway next year!

The date was just announced as April 22, 2018 where it will make its U.S. debut at the Lyric Theatre.

Preview performances, casting, and other details are not available yet, but are expected to be announced in the coming months.

The Lyric Theatre will reportedly undergo renovations in preparation for the production.

Tickets will go on sale this fall.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is set 19 years after the last Harry Potter book ended.

Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo, & More Rep Broadway at Met Gala 2017

Cynthia Erivo and Ben Platt hit the red carpet together at the 2017 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 1) in New York City.

Cynthia won the Tony Award last year for her work in The Color Purple on Broadway and Ben is the frontrunner for Best Actor this year for his work in the musical Dear Evan Hansen.

Other Broadway stars at the gala included Bandstand‘s Laura Osnes, The Great Comet‘s Josh Groban, and Groundhog Day‘s Andy Karl with wife Orfeh.

“Can’t think of a more spectacular date than @CynthiaEriVo. Lucky to be on her arm. #metgala,” Ben tweeted. Cynthia added, “Tonight @BenSPLATT was my perfect prince #metgala2017 How wonderful to spend this night with you xx.”

FYI: Ben is wearing a Brooklyn Tailors tuxedo and shirt, David Hart for Johnston and Murphy shoes, and Ox and Bull studs and cufflinks. Cynthia is wearing a Thom Browne dress and bag, Sophia Webster shoes, Mikimoto earrings, and rings by Buccellati and Beladora. Laura is wearing a Christian Siriano dress and Runsdorf earrings. Andy is wearing a full Brooks Brothers look.

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Michael Moore to Make Broadway Debut in Anti-Trump Play

Michael Moore is set to make his Broadway debut in a new solo show that will take aim at President Donald Trump.

The political filmmaker will hit the Great White Way in a new play called The Terms of My Surrender and the tagline on the poster reads, “Can a Broadway show bring down a sitting president?”

“It’s a humorous play about a country that’s just elected a madman — I mean, there’s really no other way to put it,” Michael told the New York Times.

“We’re 10 blocks from Trump Tower, we’re in the corporate capital of America, we’re in the financial capital of America, we’re in the media capital of America,” he added. “If one was going to stand on a stage and do the things that I’m going to do, there’s only one place to do it, and it’s here in this city and it’s right here at the epicenter of creative expression and free speech.”

The Terms of My Surrender, directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer, will open at the Belasco Theater in July and run for 12 weeks.

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Anastasia's Christy Altomare & Derek Klena Open the Show on Broadway!

Derek Klena and Christy Altomare pose on the red carpet at the Anastasia Broadway opening night party held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square on Monday (April 24) in New York City.

Earlier that night, the entire cast took their opening night bows on stage at the Broadhurst Theater. Ramin Karimloo, John Bolton, Mary Beth Peil, Caroline O’Connor, Constantine Germanacos, Allison Walsh, Kyle Brown, James A. Pierce III, Zach Adkins, Sissy Bell, Lauren Blackman, Janet Dickinson, Wes Hart, Ken Krugman, Shina Ann Morris, Molly Rushing, Nicole Scimeca, Johnny Stellard, McKayla Twiggs, Allison Walsh, and Beverly Ward also star in the show. See all of the photos in the gallery below!

Be sure to buy tickets for the show, which is currently open and running at the Broadhurst Theater! More Here! »

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'Mean Girls the Musical' Tickets Go on Sale April 28!

Tickets for Mean Girls the Musical are going on sale next weekend!

The official Instagram for the upcoming musical announced that tickets will be going on sale next Friday, April 28 for the shows in Washington DC.

The musical will run from October 31 – December 3 at the theater, with Tina Fey writing the book for the musical. Tina‘s husband Jeff Richmond will write the music, with lyrics by Nell Benjamin. Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw will direct and choreograph.

The 2004 film starred Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, and Amanda Seyfried. No word on who will be cast in the stage version of the musical.

See the announcement below!

Sarah Jessica Parker & Andy Cohen Were the Most Excited 'Hello Dolly' Opening Night Guests!

Sarah Jessica Parker and Andy Cohen were probably the two most excited people at the opening night of Hello Dolly on Broadway last night!

The BFFs were joined by Sarah‘s husband Matthew Broderick to see the legendary Bette Midler in the classic musical on Thursday (April 20) at the Shubert Theatre in New York City.

The three stars kicked off the night by riding the subway together to the theater. Andy and SJP documented their shenanigans on Instagram and they couldn’t have been more happy to attend the show.

“C train to the opening of Hello Dolly! AND I CAN’T WAIT! #GayChristmas,” Andy captioned the below selfie on the subway.

A post shared by Andy Cohen (@bravoandy) on

Click inside to watch all of Sarah Jessica Parker’s fun videos… More Here! »

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