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A massive power cut crippled the tourist-filled heart of Manhattan for several hours on Saturday, sending theater-goers spilling into the streets, knocking out Times Square's towering electronic screens and bringing subway lines to a near halt. The New York City Fire Department said a transformer fire affected hundreds of thousands of customers along a 30-block stretch from Times Square to about 72nd Street and Broadway. The fire started just before 7 p.m. Saturday, authorities said. Con Edison and New York City...

Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Images Billy Eichner at the premiere of The Lion King in Los Angeles, July 9. For Billy Eichner, getting cast in Disney’s photo-real remake of The Lion King as Timon — the wisecracking meerkat companion to Seth Rogen’s happy-go-lucky warthog — was a Broadway kid’s dream come true.“I grew up doing musical theater,” Eichner told BuzzFeed News. “I was on...

The new judges panel on America’s Got Talent was a shake up for the smash summer show, but this week’s patented (and consistency tear-jerking” Golden Buzzer moment) just might have given birth to a brand new Broadway star.  As his mother tells the story she took Luke to see his first Broadway show and “something sparked”. From seeing Wicked, The Lion King and Kinky Boots (the last one a total of eight times) there is nothing about Broadway that Luke...

The team behind the upcoming Broadway musical adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ blockbuster hit The Notebook say they are “encouraged” by the author’s “strong statement of support of the LGBTQ+ community” after leaked emails exposed him as a total bigot. As for his racism. Well, they’re turning a blind eye to that. Just to recap: Last week, a series of leaked emails showed that in 2013, Sparks ordered administrators at the Epiphany School of Global Studies, a faith-based prep school he founded...

Billy Porter slays on the Tony Awards Red Carpet (screen capture)The theater world celebrated the best of this year’s Broadway season at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards Sunday night, and the festivities were – no surprise – très gay. At one point in the telecast, presenter Ben Platt told the viewing audience, “For anyone at home who is a latecomer who is just now tuning in, yes, these are the Tony Awards, and you are, in fact, gay.” ...

Andy Huntington Jones knows his way around the Broadway stage. From Bullets Over Broadway to Cinderella, this Broadway veteran’s latest venture is the multi layered Elder McKinley in the national tour of The Book of Mormon (through June 9th at The Academy of Music in Philadelphia, PA). While the Trey Parker & Matt Stone created, Tony Winning smash hit has always had it’s share of attention, but in today’s particularly polarizing political and social climate, it’s a much needed...

3-time Grammy Award winning vocal group Pentatonix (screen capture)Grammy Award-winning vocal group Pentatonix serves up their soaring take on “Waving Through a Window” from the hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen. Scott Hoying takes on lead vocal duties with Mitch Grassi and Kirstin Maldonado switch hitting, and band mates Kevin Olusola and Matt Sallee giving percussive bass/beat box support. Dear Evan Hansen opened to rave reviews on Broadway in December 2016, and is...

Fans of Broadway will recognize Telly Leung from playing the title role in Disney’s Aladdin, and TV audiences may remember him as “Wes the Warbler” on Glee. Most recently, he made 2,000 new friends on Atlantis Event’s cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo, where he sang songs from his two solo albums, “I’ll Cover You” and “Songs for You,” as well as songs from his career on Broadway. He had such a good time, exploring the different cities and eating as...
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He won a Tony in 2017 for Dear Evan Hansen Broadway star Ben Platt has publicly come out as gay in his new music video. Last month, Platt announced his debut album, Sing to Me Instead. He subsequently released two singles from the upcoming album, Bad Habit and Ease My Mind. With the premiere of the latter’s music video on Wednesday (13 February), Platt shares a part of himself with the world for the first time. Shot entirely in black and white, the...
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Not here on the Great White Way During last night’s performance of Disney’s Frozen on Broadway, an audience member wearing a Make American Great Again visor unfurled a Trump 2020 banner during the bows. Cast member Timothy R. Hughes did not let that slide. When the person in the audience showed off the banner, Hughes quickly leaned down and snatched it away. Without saying a word, he tossed it aside and continued taking his bows with the rest of his cast. Hughes posted...
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"I was a fan before I was his boyfriend." If you’re currently single and bitter about it, you may want to skip this. https://www.instagram.com/p/BcRSvUjHFgn/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_control Broadway boyfriends Wesley Taylor and Isaac Powell recently sat down with Theatermania to discuss their first date, but the theatrical seeds of their relationship were actually planted long before that night. Although Powell graduated last May and Taylor graduated back in 2008, both actors attended University of North Carolina School of the Arts. They met a few years ago...
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Recently, Time Out New York did a roundup of, "The 10 hottest chorus boys of 2017." And while we agree that everyone who made the list oozes a unique sex appeal, and though we hate to pick favorites, Casey Lee Ross (who appears in Miss Saigon) certainly is a standout! Check out these sexy snaps from his Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ5Wu73hsEI/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BJPAK5hjyxn/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BN0khFdAiF-/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BNs85UHAI-0/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BKhc1NDjBx6/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BLG0M6wjAf3/?taken-by=caseyleeross https://www.instagram.com/p/BI0jN-HDyQx/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BJO9P7zDnHI/ Casey also features prominently in this clip with Laverne Cox from Broadway Bares 2015: https://vimeo.com/131462068 Source
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"Our friendship involves a lot of me laughing at him and trying to make him laugh." Michael Urie is a busy man: His off-Broadway run in Homos, Or Everyone in America recently wrapped its debut run, his performance in the acclaimed one-man show Buyer and Cellar just aired on PBS, and he’s directing friend and fellow comedian Drew Droege in Bright Colors And Bold Patterns at the Barrow Street Theater. How does he keep all these plates spinning? “Well I like being...
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Broadway babes Kyle Dean Massey and Taylor Frey tied the knot in a small Palm Springs ceremony on Saturday! From Just Jared: The longtime couple tied the knot on Saturday night (October 1) in Palm Springs, Calif. Taylor documented the intimate event on his Instagram Stories and Snapchat pages. The actors are both veterans of the Broadway stage. Kyle has starred in Pippin, Wicked,Next to Normal, and Xanadu while Taylor has appeared in the recent revivals of How to Succeed in Business Without...

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