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CBS Entertainment Promotes Mackenzie Mitchell to Vice President of Specials, Music, Live Entertainment

Mackenzie Mitchell has been promoted to vice president of specials, music and live events for CBS Entertainment, Jack Sussman — executive vice president of specials, music, live events…

Aaron Sorkin’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Abruptly Cancels Return to Broadway, Blaming Producer Scott Rudin

“To Kill A Mockingbird,” Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s beloved coming-of-age novel, will not return to Broadway as previously announced, The New York Times reported. A…

‘Paradise Square’: How an Ambitious Broadway Musical Got Overshadowed by Lawsuits, Unpaid Bills and Alleged Bullying

“Let It Burn,” the galvanic highpoint of the Broadway musical “Paradise Square,” pours out of star Joaquina Kalukango in a torrent of pain and frustration over the hurt…

Lea Michele Is the Greatest Star: Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’ Tickets Surging Above $2,500

Hello, ticket sales! Looking to be among the first to hear Lea Michele’s dulcet tones take on the legend of Fanny Brice? Not to rain on your parade,…

Watch Lea Michele Perform ‘Funny Girl’s’ Biggest Songs on ‘Glee’

After months of speculation, rumors and memes, it’s official: Lea Michele is Fanny Brice. Starting Sept. 6, the former “Glee” star will perform the lead role in “Funny…

Lea Michele will replace Beanie Feldstein in Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’

The $15 million production surely hopes Michele can turn things around.

Beanie Feldstein Leaving Broadway Revival of ‘Funny Girl’ Early, Citing Change in ‘Direction’

Beanie Feldstein will leave the Broadway revival of “Funny Girl” on July 31, roughly two months before she was slated to depart the production. In a statement on…

Ultimate Emmy Final Predictions Guide in All 101 Categories: Will “Ted Lasso’ and ‘Succession’ Lead the Way?

Ballots have been turned in, and the TV Academy is tabulating votes. On Tuesday, July 12, the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations will be announced, with many surprises…

Steve Fickinger, Tony-Winning Producer of ‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ Dies at 62

Steve Fickinger, the Broadway producer who won a Tony for “Dear Evan Hansen,” died suddenly on Friday in Laguna Beach, Calif., representatives confirmed to Variety. He was 62.…

James Rado, Co-Creator of ‘Hair’ Musical, Dies at 90

James Rado, the co-creator of the era-defining rock musical “Hair,” died in New York City on Tuesday evening, according to the Associated Press. He was 90. “Hair: The…

Why Tony-Winning Actor Joaquina Kalukango Has Started Telling Stories as a Writer, Too

Audiences already know Joaquina Kalukango as an actor onstage (“Slave Play”) and on screen (“One Night in Miami”) — and on the most recent Tony Awards telecast, when…

Maureen Arthur, ‘How to Succeed in Business’ and Broadway star, dead at 88

Maureen Arthur starred in both the stage and screen version of the Broadway musical hit “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” in the 1960s.