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'Hamilton' Broadway Replacements Announced!

Producers of the hit show Hamilton have announced the new cast that will take over for the departing leads after they leave the Tony winning musical in a few days.

Two time Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon will take over the role of Aaron Burr from Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr.

Phillipa Soo, who plays Eliza Hamilton, is also leaving on July 9. Her role will be taken over by Lexi Lawson. Lexi will be making her Broadway debut after appearing in the In the Heights tour!

It was previously announced that Javier Munoz would take over for Lin-Manuel Miranda. Michael Luwoye will take over for Javier as the alternate for Alexander Hamilton.

'Chorus Line' Hollywood Bowl Cast Revealed!

The Hollywood Bowl’s upcoming production of A Chorus Line just announced some casting!

Notable names include Ross Lynch as Mark Anthony, Sabrina Bryan as Valerie Clark, Robert Fairchild as Mike Costa, Spencer Liff as Larry, Mara Davi as Maggie Winslow, Denis Lambert as Gregory Gardner, J. Elaine Marcos as Connie Wong, Jason Tam as Paul San Marco, and Leigh Zimmerman as Sheila Bryant.

The show will take place on Friday, July 29th, Saturday, July 30th, and Sunday, July 31st. Tickets are currently on sale so grab yours now!

Sara Bareilles & Rebel Wilson to Star in Hollywood Bowl's 'Little Mermaid'!

Sara Bareilles and Rebel Wilson are set to star in Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the Hollywood Bowl in just about two months!

The 36-year-old singer/songwriter is set to star as Ariel and Rebel will play Ursula, the sea witch.

Also joining the cast are John Stamos as Chef Louis, Tituss Burgess as Sebastian and Darren Criss as Prince Eric, Billboard reports.

A 71-piece live orchestra will join the production as well, which will bow on June 4.

“I’ve been pretending I was Ariel in swimming pools since I was a little girl, and now I get to pretend on a bigger stage. This is just fantastic,” Sara said in a statement.

John Krasinski to Make New York Stage Debut in 'Dry Powder'!

John Krasinski is set to make his New York stage debut in next year’s new off-Broadway play Dry Powder.

The 35-year-old actor is set to portray “the managing director of a private equity firm,” the New York Times reports. The new play was written by Sarah Burgess and will debut at the Public Theater on March 1, 2016.

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Hamilton‘s Thomas Kail will direct the production.

John‘s next project is the upcoming Michael Bay movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.

Jake Gyllenhaal Makes Musical Theater Debut at 'Little Shop of Horrors' Opening Night!

Jake Gyllenhaal happily poses alongside his co-star Ellen Greene backstage at the opening night of Little Shop of Horrors held at the Manhattan Theatre Club at New York City Center on Wednesday (July 1) in New York City.

The 34-year-old actor and Ellen, 64, were joined on stage by their other cast mates, SNL‘s Taran Killam, Tracey Nicole Chapman, Ramona Keller, Eddie Cooper, Marva Hicks, and Anwar Kareem.

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Jake plays Seymour in the New York City Center’s Encores! Off-Center production opposite Ellen, who is the original actress who originated the role of Audrey on and off screen. They will play their final show of the special engagement tonight (July 2).

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Jake Gyllenhaal to Make Musical Theater Debut as Seymour in 'Little Shop of Horrors'

Jake Gyllenhaal will be making his musical theater debut later this year in Little Shop of Horrors!

The 34-year-old actor will take on the role of Seymour in the New York City Center’s Encores! Off-Center production this coming July. He will play opposite the original actress who originated the role of Audrey on and off screen, Ellen Greene.

SNL‘s Taran Killam will take on the role of crazy dentist Orin. The performances will take place in NYC on July 1 and 2. Be sure to check it out if you’re in the area! You can grab tickets here.

Amanda Seyfried Replacing Tatiana Maslany in Off-Broadway's 'The Way We Get By'

Amanda Seyfried will be replacing Tatiana Maslany in Neil LaBute’s upcoming off-Broadway play The Way We Get By, THR reports.

Orphan Black‘s Tatiana had to drop out due to filming conflicts after being previously announced as a star

Amanda will star opposite The Newsroom‘s Thomas Sadoski in the Second Stage Theatre world premiere production. Previews will begin on April 28 for a May 20 opening and will close on June 14.

Amanda and Thomas will play Beth and Doug, two people who have a very awkward encounter after spending a night together following a drunken wedding reception.

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