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Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Hiddleston Join a Starry Crowd at 'Slave Play' Opening Night on Broadway

Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Hiddleston walk the red carpet at the opening night of the new show Slave Play on Sunday night (October 6) at the Golden Theatre in New York City.

Jake walked the carpet with his producing partner Riva Marker and Tom was seen meeting up with fellow Marvel star Clark Gregg, who attended the show with his father-in-law Joel Grey.

More stars in attendance for the starry opening night included Emily Ratajkowski, Rachel Brosnahan and husband Jason Ralph, Joker‘s Zazie Beetz, Lee Pace, music producer Mark Ronson, George Takei, 13 Reasons Why‘s Tommy Dorfman, and Tom‘s Betrayal co-star Zawe Ashton.

Lots of Broadway stars were also there, including Jagged Little Pill‘s Kathryn Gallagher and Elizabeth Stnaley, Tina‘s Adrienne Warren, Hadestown‘s Amber Gray and Andre De Shields, Beetlejuice‘s Sophia Anne Caruso, Come From Away‘s Jenn Colella, and Tony winner Tonya Pinkins.

Slave Play is running on Broadway now through January 5.

FYI: Jake is wearing Dunhill. Rachel is wearing a The Vampire’s Wife dress. Emily is wearing a Babukhadia suit. Zawe is wearing a Simone Rocha dress.

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Heidi Blickenstaff Gets Support from Broadway Community at 'Freaky Friday' Premiere!

Heidi Blickenstaff and co-star Cozi Zuehlsdorff sandwich in Tony-nominated actress Jenn Colella on the red carpet at the Freaky Friday premiere on Monday (July 30) in New York City.

Heidi is a Broadway veteran and she got a lot of support from the theatre community at the premiere!

In addition to Jenn, some of the Broadway stars in attendance included Wicked‘s Julia Murney, Mean GirlsTaylor Louderman and Kyle Selig, Frozen‘s Patti Murin and Jelani Alladin, Aladdin‘s James Monroe Iglehart, and Something Rotten‘s John Cariani. Orange Is the New Black actress Dascha Polanco was also there!

The musical adaptation of Freaky Friday will be airing on Disney Channel on Friday, August 10 at 8pm!

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Andrew Garfield, Lauren Ambrose, & More Broadway Stars Accept Their Outer Critics Circle Theatre Awards!

Andrew Garfield and Lauren Ambrose step out to accept their awards at the 2018 Outer Critics Circle Theatre Awards on Thursday (May 24) at Sardi’s in New York City.

The winners of the awards were announced a couple weeks ago and the recipients gathered to accept their prizes.

Andrew won Outstanding Actor in a Play for Angels in America and Lauren won Outstanding Actress in a Musical for My Fair Lady.

The other winners in attendance included Three Tall Women‘s Glenda Jackson (Outstanding Actress in a Play) and Laurie Metcalf (Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play), SpongeBob SquarePantsEthan Slater (Outstanding Actor in a Musical), Angels in America‘s Nathan Lane (Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play), My Fair Lady‘s Norbert Leo Butz (Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical), Carousel‘s Lindsay Mendez (Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical), and Harry Clarke‘s Billy Crudup (Outstanding Solo Performance).

Tina Fey was joined by husband Jeff Richmond to accept Outstanding Book of a Musical for Mean Girls.

Other stars in attendance included Christine Ebersole, Martha Plimpton, Come From Away‘s Jenn Colella, and SpongeBob‘s Danny Skinner.

Outstanding New Broadway Musical went to SpongeBob SquarePants and Outstanding New Broadway Play went to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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Come From Away's Jenn Colella Looks So Glam at Tonys 2017!

Jenn Colella makes a grand entrance on the red carpet at the 2017 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 11) in New York City

The Broadway veteran is up for her first Tony nomination tonight for her work in the new musical Come From Away, which is up for Best Musical.

Jenn is nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Also pictured in the gallery is fellow nominee Mary Beth Peil, who is up for her work in Anastasia.

Make sure to watch Jenn perform with the cast of Come From Away on the Tonys tonight and catch her in the musical, now on Broadway!

FYI: Jenn is wearing Elizabeth Kennedy.

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Meet Broadway's Tony-Nominated Musical Actresses of 2017!

There is so much talent on Broadway this season and the Tony-nominated actresses from musicals stepped out at the Meet the Nominees Press Junket this week in New York City!

Miss Saigon‘s Eva Noblezada, War Paint‘s Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, and The Great Comet‘s Denee Benton are all nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical. Also nominated but not in attendance at the event was Hello Dolly‘s Bette Midler.

This race is very exciting as it’s pitting three theater legends – Lupone, Ebersole, and Midler – against two newcomers – Noblezada and Benton.

Eva was selected for the lead role in Miss Saigon after being discovered at the National Musical Theatre Awards a few years ago. At the age of 18, she starred in the London production of the musical and now she’s starring in the show on Broadway!

You may recognize Denee from her work on the Lifetime series UnREAL. Make sure to go see her in her Broadway debut opposite Josh Groban.

The nominees in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical category were also at the event – Hello Dolly‘s Kate Baldwin, FalsettosStephanie J. Block, Come from Away‘s Jenn Colella, Dear Evan Hansen‘s Rachel Bay Jones, and Anastasia‘s Mary Beth Peil.

Get your tickets now to see a show on Broadway. You won’t regret it!

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Broadway Stars Turn Gender Roles on 'Dreamgirls' Classic - Watch the Epic Video!

If you have ever wanted to see the gender roles in the musical Dreamgirls flipped, you are in luck thanks to MCC Theatre’s Miscast Gala.

The annual gala allows Broadway performers to sing songs for roles they would never be able to play on stage due to age, gender, and/or race restrictions.

Two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz led an epic ensemble to perform the Dreamgirls songs “It’s All Over” and “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” at this year’s event. He played Effie while Brian d’Arcy James played Deena and Brandon Victor Dixon took on Lorrell.

Stephanie J. Block played Effie’s love interest Curtis, Kelli O’Hara took on Effie’s brother C.C., Jordan Fisher played the new Dream Michelle, and Jenn Colella played Jimmy Early.

Jennifer Holliday, who originated the role of Effie on Broadway, was sitting on stage during the performance and Norbert bowed at her feet after he was finished singing!


Norbert Leo Butz & MisCast 2017 perform “It’s All Over” & “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going”

'Come From Away,' Broadway's New 9/11 Musical, Opens to Rave Reviews!

Cast members of the new Broadway musical Come From AwayJenn Colella, Rodney Hicks, Chad Kimball, and Tamika Lawrence – pose together at the opening night after party on Sunday (March 12) at Gotham Hall in New York City.

The new musical takes place on and after September 11, 2001 and follows what happened to the 6,700 people whose flights were diverted to the Canadian island Newfoundland after they couldn’t land at their destinations.

The show is getting rave reviews and is destined to be a big hit on Broadway this season.

“Even the most stalwart cynics may have trouble staying dry-eyed during this portrait of heroic hospitality under extraordinary pressure,” Ben Brantley of The New York Times wrote in his glowing review.

Get your tickets for Come From Away right now before you can’t anymore!

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