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Zac Efron Visits Ben Platt At His Hit Brodway Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' - See The Pics!

Broadway got the best surprise visit last night (December 22)!

Zac Efron supported leading star Ben Platt and his hit musical Dear Evan Hansen cast mates at The Music Box Theater in New York City.

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The duo posed for a bunch of cute photos backstage, including one where Zac is rocking a Dear Evan Hansen scarf. See them below!

“Bravo to the cast of #DearEvanHansen incredibly powerful, pertinent, honest, fun,” Zac, 29, captioned with his Instagram post. “And the 🎶 is UNREAL 🙌🏼🙂- this is a show you HAVE to see”

“Troy Bolton came to see @DearEvanHansen and middle school Ben had a freak out (so did 23 year old Ben),” Ben added with his Instagram post. “And did he wear a @DearEvanHansen scarf? Bet on it. Bet on it.”


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Broadway Stars Support Nick Kroll at His NYC 'Loving' Screening

Nick Kroll is currently starring on Broadway in the play Oh Hello and he got support from the theater community while hosting a screening of his movie Loving!

The 38-year-old actor co-hosted the screening with his Oh Hello co-star John Mulaney and The Color Purple‘s Cynthia Erivo on Monday (December 19) in New York City.

After the screening, the stars gathered for an intimate reception at Tribeca Grill. Other Broadway stars there included Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812‘s Denee Benton and The Color Purple‘s Carrie Compere, Antoine L. Smith, Carla Stewart, and Brit West.

Loving is getting awards buzz this season and we hope to see it get some Oscar noms!

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Meet the Stars of Disney's New 'Freaky Friday' Musical!

Disney has produced a new musical based on the classic film Freaky Friday and the cast has just recorded an album featuring songs from the show!

There were two films based on the 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers, with the most recent one starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis as a mother-daughter duo who magically swap bodies and have 24 hours to make things right before mom’s big wedding.

Broadway stars Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton originated the lead roles in the Signature Theatre production in October and they will reprise their work for west coast audiences next year at the La Jolla Playhouse. There are currently no plans to bring the show to Broadway, but we can only hope it will land there!

Heidi has previously starred in musicals like Something Rotten, The Little Mermaid, and [title of show] while Emma is best known for starring in Wicked and Spring Awakening.

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Phillipa Soo in 'Amelie' Musical - First Look Photos Revealed!

The first photos of Broadway star Phillipa Soo in the title role of Amelie, A New Musical have been released!

The 26-year-old actress, who was Tony-nominated for her work in the smash hit show Hamilton, is playing the role made famous by French actress Audrey Tautou.

The musical follows the “mesmerizing journey of the inquisitive and charmingly shy Amélie who turns the streets of Montmartre into a world of her own imagining, while secretly orchestrating moments of joy for those around her. After discovering a mysterious photo album and meeting a handsome stranger (Adam Chanler-Berat), Amélie realizes that helping others is easier than participating in a romantic story of her own.”

Amelie is currently playing at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles through January 15 before it starts its Broadway run on March 9.

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Jake Gyllenhaal Coming to Broadway in 'Sunday in the Park with George'!

Jake Gyllenhaal will be making his Broadway musical debut in Sunday in the Park with George!

The 35-year-old actor starred in the successful limited engagement of the show at the New York City Center back in October. Both Annaleigh Ashford and Jake are expected to return when the show transfers!

The show will play at New York City’s Hudson Theatre, beginning on February 11, 2017. It will run for a 10 week engagement.

No other casting has been announced. Jake previously starred in Constellations on Broadway.

Stay tuned for more information!

This MetroCard Dress is a Broadway Costume You Need to See!

The new musical In Transit is officially opening up on Broadway TONIGHT (December 11) and there’s a costume in the show that you just need to see live!

Moya Angela, who you might recognize from competing on America’s Got Talent this summer, gets to wear a dress made entirely out of MetroCards that stops the show every night from the audience’s cheers.

Much of the musical, which features a groundbreaking a cappella score by a team including the creators of Pitch Perfect and Frozen, takes place in the New York City subway, so the dress fits in perfectly.

You can check out a sketch of the dress in our photo gallery, but if you want to see it in action, you’ll have to get tickets to see the musical at the Circle in the Square theatre in New York City!

Click inside to read what Moya and the creative mind behind the dress told us… More Here! »

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Cate Blanchett Set To Make Broadway Debut With Sydney Theatre Company's 'The Present'!

Cate Blanchett is officially making her debut on Broadway!

The 47-year-old Oscar-winning actress will star in her Sydney Theatre Company’s production of The Present, which is based on Anton Chekhov‘s first play Platonov and is newly adapted by Cate‘s husband Andrew Upton.

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Cate joined Andrew, 50, and her Australian co-stars Richard Roxburgh, Anna Bamford, Andrew Buchanan, David Downer, Eamon Farren, Martin Jacobs, Brandon McClelland, Jacqueline McKenzie, Marshall Napier, Susan Prior, Chris Ryan and Toby Schmitz at their photo call for The Present held at The New 42nd Street Studios on Thursday (December 8) in New York City.

“The audiences might come for the recognizable face on the poster, but in the end they experience the work. We’re really excited they get to discover all of these actors who are so fantastic,” Cate expressed at the event. “We felt like this [show] was the one – it’s an Australian voice, dealing with big, human, universal themes with an Australian creative team.”

The Present begins previews December 17 and opens January 8, 2017, for a limited run scheduled through March 19, 2017.

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