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'Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin' Adds Five More Stars to the Show - See Who's Joined the Cast!

The upcoming Pretty Little Liars reboot has added some new stars to the cast!

Deadline reports that the upcoming HBO Max series has found five actresses to play the mothers of the main characters.

Here’s a summary for Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin: Twenty years ago, a series of tragic events almost ripped the blue-collar town of Millwood apart. Now, in the present day, a group of disparate teen girls — a brand-new set of Little Liars — find themselves tormented by an unknown Assailant and made to pay for the secret sin their parents committed two decades ago… as well as their own.

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Laverne Cox & Tituss Burgess Buddy Up at 'Once On This Island' Broadway Opening Night!

Laverne Cox is all smiles while posing alongside Tituss Burgess on the red carpet of the Once On This Island: Broadway Opening Night Celebration held at Circle in the Square Theatre on Sunday (December 3) in New York City.

The 45-year-old Orange Is The New Black star and the 38-year-old Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star were also joined by Jenna Ushkowitz, Jordan Fisher, Clay Aiken, Kathryn Gallagher, Krysta Rodriguez, Billy Porter, Phylicia Rashad and the stars of the musical Alex Newell, Kenita R. Miller, Merle Dandridge, Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga and Quentin Earl Darrington.

Once On This Island is written by the Tony Award-winning team Lynn Ahrens (Book and Lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty (Music), and is the tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. When their divided cultures keep them apart, Ti Moune is guided by the powerful island gods, Erzulie, Asaka, Papa Ge, and Agwe, on a remarkable quest to reunite with the man who has captured her heart.

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Miss Saigon's Eva Noblezada Joins Lea Salonga at Tony Awards 2017!

Eva Noblezada looks so chic on the red carpet at the 2017 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 11) in New York City

The 21-year-old actress is nominated for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her work in Miss Saigon, a role she has been playing for the last few years. She was joined at the event by her co-star Jon Jon Briones and the show’s original Kim, Lea Salonga.

Eva was discovered when she was only 17 and performing at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards, also known as the Jimmys. Months later, she had landed the role of Kim in the London production of Miss Saigon and now she’s starring in it on Broadway!

Make sure to watch Eva‘s performance of “I’d Give My Life for You” tonight on the Tonys.

FYI: Eva is wearing a Jonathan Simkhai dress. Lea is wearing Mikimoto jewelry.

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Mulan's 1998 Star Lea Salonga Responds to Live Action Movie's Lack of Songs

The singer who sang the title character’s songs in the 1998 version of Mulan, Lea Salonga, is speaking out about the reveal that the new live action film won’t contain singing!

“From what I understand, no songs right now,” director Niki Caro revealed recently.

Lea took to Twitter to address the issue after some fan backlash.

“Hang on. This may just be a great decision. If the live action Cinderella is any indication, we’re in for a really cool ride,” Lea wrote on Twitter.

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Tina Fey & Tituss Burgess Sing a Broadway Duet at Miscast!

Tina Fey and Tituss Burguess pose for a cute photo while on the red carpet at MCC Theater’s Miscast event on Monday (April 4) in New York City.

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt co-stars performed a surprise duet at the event. They sang “You’re Nothing Without Me” from the Broadway musical City of Angels. Watch the video below!

Other stars in attendance included the night’s honoree Marisa Tomei and performers Beth Behrs, Lea Salonga, Cynthia Erivo, and Shanice Williams.

The Good Wife‘s Julianna Margulies was also in attendance!

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Darren Criss Has Created a Coachella for Broadway Fans!

Darren Criss has some exciting news – he is launching Elsie Fest, a one-day outdoor music festival celebrating showtunes!

The 28-year-old former Glee actor, who just finished a run on Broadway in the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch, will be joined on stage at the festival by Aaron Tveit, Tony nominee Laura Osnes, Hamilton‘s Leslie Odom Jr., Broadway legend Lea Salonga, Chicago-based musical theater company StarKid, and more!

“I was at Coachella and thought ‘let’s do this for show tunes,’” Darren said in a statement. “Theater has been going through a wonderful shift in the past few years, from the type of work that’s being produced to the way it’s being consumed by the public. It’s more than showtunes on Broadway — it’s songs from film, TV and YouTube. Since the rules were already changing, I figured, why not shake up people’s ideas of where to watch the performers they love. Enter Elsie.”

Elsie Fest will take place on Sunday, September 27 at JBL Live at Pier 97 in New York City. Tickets go on sale TOMORROW (August 21) at 9am EST on Ticketmaster.

Broadway Does the Ice Bucket Challenge! Watch Idina Menzel, Laura Benanti, & More (Videos)

The stars of Broadway have been participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and we’ve been loving their videos.

Most recently, Broadway star Idina Menzel uploaded her video outside of the stage door of her current show If/Then.

Laura Benanti and Lea Salonga are two other theater ladies who uploaded challenges.

Casts of major Broadway shows have also participated including Newsies, Once, The Book of Mormon, Les Miserables, and The Lion King!

Check out Idina Menzel‘s ice bucket challenge below.

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