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Alicia Keys' New Musical 'Hell's Kitchen' Will Move to Broadway in Spring 2024

Hell’s Kitchen, the new musical written by Alicia Keys, is heading to Broadway in Spring 2024!

The musical is currently playing an acclaimed, sold-out run at The Public Theater in downtown New York City and it will move to Broadway next year.

The show features music and lyrics by Alicia, a book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristoffer Diaz, and direction by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif.

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Billy Crystal Gets Tony Awards 2022 Audience to Scat Yiddish with Him in 'Mr. Saturday Night' Skit - Watch!

Billy Crystal is giving one of the most memorable performances of the night at the 2022 Tony Awards!

The 74-year-old entertainer took to the stage during the awards show to perform a scene from his musical Mr. Saturday Night on Sunday night (June 12) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

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Sutton Foster Wins Special Award for Best Performance of the Entire Broadway Season!

Sutton Foster just won one of the biggest honors in the Broadway community!

The two-time Tony-winning actress was presented the Distinguished Performance Award during the 2022 Drama League Awards on Friday afternoon (May 20) in New York City.

The annual awards show honors just one acting performance for the entire theatrical season, encompassing all of Broadway and off-Broadway.

Sutton won the award for her performance in The Music Man and her co-star Hugh Jackman received the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre award. Actors can only win the Distinguished Performance Award once in their career and Hugh won almost 20 years ago for starring in Broadway’s The Boy From Oz, so he was ineligible for The Music Man.

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Broadway's Rising Stars Jaquel Spivey, Joaquina Kalukango, & Myles Frost Attend Tony Nominees Event!

The rising stars of musical theatre stepped out for the 2022 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees Press Event on Thursday (May 12) at Sofitel in New York City.

A Strange Loop‘s Jaquel Spivey, Paradise Square‘s Joaquina Kalukango, and MJ‘s Myles Frost were among the nominees who were in attendance at the press junket.

Jaquel is up for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical and he was joined by co-stars L Morgan Lee and John-Andrew Morrison, who are up for Featured Actress and Featured Actor, respectively.

Joaquina is up for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical and she was joined by co-stars Sidney DuPont and A.J. Shively, who are both nominated for Featured Actor.

More nominated performers included in this gallery are Mr. Saturday Night‘s Billy Crystal and Shoshana Bean, Mrs. Doubtfire‘s Rob McClure, Girl from the North Country‘s Mare Winningham, and Funny Girl‘s Jared Grimes.

Check out more stars at the nominees event: [Post 1] [Post 2] [Post 3] [Post 4]

Make sure to check out the full list of nominations!

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Billy Crystal Gets Support from Tina Fey, Steve Martin & More at 'Mr. Saturday Night' Broadway Opening!

Billy Crystal is official back on Broadway!

The legendary actor celebrated the opening night of his new musical Mr. Saturday Night on Wednesday (April 27) at the Nederlander Theatre in New York City.

Billy posed with co-stars Shoshana Bean, Randy Graff, and more while backstage after the show.

Mr. Saturday Night, based on the movie of the same name, is the story of Buddy Young Jr., an outrageous and outspoken comedian who found fame, if not fortune, in the early days of television. Now, some 40 years after his TV career flamed out, Buddy seeks one more shot at the spotlight, and while he’s at it, one last shot at fixing the family he fractured along the way.

Some of the celebs who stepped out to see the opening night performance included Tina Fey and her husband Jeff Richmond, Only Murders in the Building co-stars Steve Martin and Martin Short, Jimmy Fallon, Erich Bergen, Victor Garber, and Debra Monk.

Tickets are on sale now for Mr. Saturday Night!

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Get to Know Broadway Star & Singer Shoshana Bean with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Shoshana Bean is a Broadway star and Billboard #1 recording artist who is bringing her annual holiday concert back to Los Angeles this year!

In 2020, when music venues were closed due to the pandemic, Shoshana reached global audiences with a live-streamed version of her holiday show. Now, audiences can experience the show live and in-person again.

After a successful night at New York City’s Apollo Theatre earlier this week, Shoshana will be performing her Sing Your Hallelujah show at the Immanuel Presbyterian Cathedral in Los Angeles this weekend.

In the theater world, Shoshana is best known for playing Elphaba in Broadway’s Wicked and most recently, Jenna in Broadway’s Waitress.

Learn more about Shoshana with the 10 Fun Facts below:

  1. I’m creating a women’s golf clothing line with my cousin.
  2. I spend the majority of my free time riding horses.
  3. I chew on the inside of my lip when I’m anxious.
  4. I sang backup for Michael Jackson.
  5. I prefer a night in over a night out.

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11 of Broadway's Elphabas Sang 'Defying Gravity' Together & The Ending Is Truly Epic (Video)

Shoshana Bean did something pretty epic for the virtual concert fundraiser she organized to support the high school she attended!

The Broadway star and singer was the second actress to play Elphaba in the musical Wicked and she gathered 10 other actresses who played the role to sing the act one finale number “Defying Gravity” with her.

Shoshana and the ten other women – Idina Menzel, Stephanie J. Block, Eden Espinosa, Jessica Vosk, Lindsay Mendez, Alexia Khadime, Julia Murney, Rachel Tucker, Kerry Ellis, and Lindsay Pearce – each sang a snippet from the song and then they all performed the final “ahhh” one after another.

The concert also featured performances from Cynthia Erivo, Jeremy Jordan, and student performers from across the Beaverton School District.

You can donate to the Beaverton School District’s performing arts program right now on GoFundMe. If you enjoy this video, make a donation!

Watch the final moments of the “Defying Gravity” performance below and click inside to see the full concert video.

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