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London Odds & Ends: Vanessa Redgrave to Star in World Premiere Play The Inheritance & More

London Odds & Ends: Vanessa Redgrave to Star in World Premiere Play The Inheritance & More

Here's a quick roundup of London stories you may have missed today.

Vanessa Redgrave to Star in Matthew Lopez's World Premiere Play The Inheritance
Legendary actress Vanessa Redgrave (The Year of Magical Thinking) will lead the cast of The Inheritance, a new play by Matthew Lopez (The Legend of Georgia McBride), scheduled to make its world premiere at London's Young ...

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London Odds & Ends: Kerry Ellis Set for The Importance of Being Earnest UK Tour & More

London Odds & Ends: Kerry Ellis Set for The Importance of Being Earnest UK Tour & More

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Kerry Ellis Set for The Importance of Being Earnest UK Tour
Wicked veteran and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Kerry Ellis will star as Gwendolen in a 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. The production will begin on January 24 at the Yvonne ...

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London Odds & Ends: Watch the Stars of The Woman in White Sing from the Luminous Score & More

London Odds & Ends: Watch the Stars of The Woman in White Sing from the Luminous Score & More

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Sample the Score of the New Woman in White
Audiences are gearing up for the London return of The Woman in White. The musical featuring a Tony-nominated score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel will play the Charing Cross Theatre for a 12-week run from November 20-February 10 ...

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London Odds & Ends: Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party Completes Casting & More

London Odds & Ends: Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party Completes Casting & More

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Full Cast Announced for Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party
Casting is complete for the new West End revival of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party. Peter Wight (Hamlet at the Almeida) will play Petey Boles and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (Translation at the National) taking on the role of McCann in the production ...

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Odds & Ends: Andrew Rannells to Lead Showtime Comedy Pilot, Michael Crawford Set for New TV Talent Series & More

Odds & Ends: Andrew Rannells to Lead Showtime Comedy Pilot, Michael Crawford Set for New TV Talent Series & More

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Andrew Rannells to Lead New Showtime Comedy Pilot
Two-time Tony nominee and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Andrew Rannells will join off-Broadway veteran Don Cheadle in Showtime’s new pilot Ball Street, according to TVLine. The Wall Street comedy follows the events leading up to the "Black Monday" stock ...

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Odds & Ends: Watch Aaron Tveit Lend His Silky-Smooth Vocals to Company & More

Odds & Ends: Watch Aaron Tveit Lend His Silky-Smooth Vocals to Company & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today or this weekend.

Aaron Tveit Lends His Silky-Smooth Vocals to Company
Broadway favorite Aaron Tveit is getting ready to take on the iconic role of Bobby in Barrington Stage's production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company. Barrington has released a video of the silk-voiced Tveit in rehearsal and now ...

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Odds & Ends: Watch Jonathan Groff Get Serious in Mindhunter Trailer, London's Wicked Breaks New Record & More

Odds & Ends: Watch Jonathan Groff Get Serious in Mindhunter Trailer, London's Wicked Breaks New Record & More

Jonathan Groff Gets Serious in Mindhunter Trailer
Baby-faced Broadway favorite Jonathan Groff has us super excited for the new Netflix crime series Mindhunter! A trailer was released today featuring the two-time Tony nominee as an FBI agent who tracks down serial killers and rapists. Give a watch to the one-and-only "Groffsauce" below and mark down the October 13 release date ...

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Odds & Ends: Tony Winners Sophie Okonedo & Ralph Fiennes to Lead Antony and Cleopatra in London & More

Odds & Ends: Tony Winners Sophie Okonedo & Ralph Fiennes to Lead Antony and Cleopatra in London & More

Ralph Fiennes & Sophie Okonedo to Star in Antony and Cleopatra 
Tony winners Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo will take on the title roles in the Shakespeare classic Antony and Cleopatra in a new adaptation set to play the National Theatre, according to London's Daily Mail. Simon Godwin, who made his Broadway debut in 2016 helming Stephen Karam's new ...

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Odds & Ends: Robert Fairchild & Scarlett Strallen to Appear in One-Night Oklahoma! & More

Odds & Ends: Robert Fairchild & Scarlett Strallen to Appear in One-Night Oklahoma! & More

Robert Fairchild & Scarlett Strallen to Lead One-Night Oklahoma! in London
An American in Paris Tony nominee Robert Fairchild will appear onstage alongside fellow Broadway veteran Scarlett Strallen for a one-night performance of the classic musical Oklahoma! on August 11 at 7:30pm at London's Royal Albert Hall. Fairchild will play Will Parker with Strallen as Laurey as part of the ...

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Odds & Ends: Come From Away Composer David Hein to Sing with Cast in Special Concert & More

Odds & Ends: Come From Away Composer David Hein to Sing with Cast in Special Concert & More

Come From Away Cast to Take Part in Broadway at the W
Cast members from Broadway's moving new musical Come From Away will sing out in a performance at the W New York—Times Square Hotel as part of the Broadway at W series! The performance will take place on July 30 at 7:30 pm, with Tony Award nominee David ...

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Odds & Ends: Finn Wittrock Joins Darren Criss in Versace: American Crime Story, Nathan Lane in Angels in America Video Footage & More!

Odds & Ends: Finn Wittrock Joins Darren Criss in Versace: American Crime Story, Nathan Lane in Angels in America Video Footage & More!

Finn Wittrock Joins Versace: American Crime Story
Finn Wittrock is back in Ryan Murphy’s wheelhouse! Entertainment Weekly reports that the Broadway star and American Horror Story alum will join the eagerly anticipated Versace: American Crime Story as Jeff Trail, a friend of serial killer Andrew Cunanan who (spoiler alert!) becomes his first victim. We cannot stop talking about the fact ...

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Odds & Ends: Shake the Blues Away with New Holiday Inn Cast Album Video & More

Odds & Ends: Shake the Blues Away with New Holiday Inn Cast Album Video & More

Shake the Blues Away with the Holiday Inn Cast Album
Holiday Inn, the new stage version of the film favorite that played Broadway over the 2016-2017 holiday season, has released a cast album, due out today in digital formats. The album features classic Irving Berlin tunes—including "Blue Skies," "Heat Wave" and "Shaking the Blues Away"—sung by a crackerjack cast including ...

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Odds & Ends: Daniel Radcliffe Rosencrantz Extends, Amanda Seyfried & Thomas Sadoski Welcome Baby & More

Odds & Ends: Daniel Radcliffe Rosencrantz Extends, Amanda Seyfried & Thomas Sadoski Welcome Baby & More

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Daniel Radcliffe-Led Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Extends London Run
Audiences will have more chances to catch Harry Potter favorite and stage veteran Daniel Radcliffe in London’s new production of Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead at the Old Vic. The revival, directed by David Leveaux and ...

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Odds & Ends: Emma Watson on Her 'Modern' Belle, London’s Olivier Awards Find Host & More

Odds & Ends: Emma Watson on Her 'Modern' Belle, London’s Olivier Awards Find Host & More

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Emma Watson Dishes on Her Belle in Beauty and the Beast
Just in case we couldn’t be more excited for the live-action Beauty and the Beast, the film’s Belle, Emma Watson, made a darling appearance on this morning’s Good Morning America. “I hope she’s a slightly more modern version,” ...

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London Odds & Ends: Hair Returns to the U.K., a New La Strada & More

London Odds & Ends: Hair Returns to the U.K., a New La Strada & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today from the U.K.

Fall Will Be the Age of Aquarius in London
Hope Mill Theatre’s production of Hair in Manchester, England won’t exactly cross the Atlantic sea, but it is genius genius enough to head to London. The revival will play off-West End venue The Vaults from October ...

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Odds & Ends: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Get Curious, Patrick Wilson Tapped for Aquaman & More

Odds & Ends: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Get Curious, Patrick Wilson Tapped for Aquaman & More

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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Get Curious
We here at Broadway.com are most impressed with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's date night decision on December 14. The world's buzziest lovebirds headed to the West End's Gielgud Theatre to catch the Tony and Olivier-winning The Curious Incident of the ...

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Odds & Ends: Donna McKechnie Enlisted for The Wild Party, Richard Thomas to Headline Final Rabbit & More

Odds & Ends: Donna McKechnie Enlisted for The Wild Party, Richard Thomas to Headline Final Rabbit & More

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Donna McKechnie & More Enlisted for The Wild Party
Manhattan decadence and 1920's excess beckons for Tony winner Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line) and Broadway alum John Owen-Jones (Les Miz). The pair will appear as Burrs and Dolores, respectively, in Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party, starring Tony winner ...

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Odds & Ends: Busta Rhymes Isn't Throwing Away The Mixtape's Shot, London's Cinderella Casting & More

Odds & Ends: Busta Rhymes Isn't Throwing Away The Mixtape's Shot, London's Cinderella Casting & More

Here's a quick roundup of video-centric stories you may have missed today.

Busta Rhymes Isn't Throwing Away The Mixtape's Shot
With every word, they drop knowledge! The Hamilton Mixtape is riding high on iTunes in its first week of release. To remind you why (as if you needed it) check out below as Busta Rhymes, The Roots and Joell ...

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Odds & Ends: Extra Info on The Hamilton Mixtape: Volume 2, Maxwell Caulfield Set for Death Takes a Holiday & More

Odds & Ends: Extra Info on The Hamilton Mixtape: Volume 2, Maxwell Caulfield Set for Death Takes a Holiday & More

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Extra Info on The Hamilton Mixtape: Volume 2
Will we ever be satisfied? Only a few days after the release of The Hamilton Mixtape, Hamilfans are already eagerly anticipating the second volume and fortunately for us, Lin-Manuel Miranda has been dropping more clues. We can expect "Right Hand Man" ...

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Odds & Ends: Sophie Okonedo to Star Opposite Damian Lewis in The Goat, Sell/Buy/Date Extends Off-Broadway & More

Odds & Ends: Sophie Okonedo to Star Opposite Damian Lewis in The Goat, Sell/Buy/Date Extends Off-Broadway & More

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Sophie Okonedo to Star Opposite Damian Lewis in The Goat
Sophie Okonedo will join the previously announced Damian Lewis in a new production of Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? in the West End. She won a Tony for A Raisin in the Sun and garnered a ...

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Odds & Ends: London's Hamilton to Hold Open Casting Call, Gary Busey to Play Serial Killer Off-Broadway & More

Odds & Ends: London's Hamilton to Hold Open Casting Call, Gary Busey to Play Serial Killer Off-Broadway & More

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London's Hamilton to Hold Open Casting Call
Brits will get their shot to star in the London production of Hamilton. Producers are searching, via open auditions from next month, for singers who rap and hip-hop dancers in their 20s and 30s, who are of any ethnicity. However, unsurprisingly, they ...

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Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda's SNL Ratings Hit 12-Year High, Lazarus Script Will Be Published & More

Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda's SNL Ratings Hit 12-Year High, Lazarus Script Will Be Published & More

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's SNL Ratings Hit 12-Year High
Ratings for the Lin-Manuel Miranda-hosted Saturday Night Live on October 8 are in and the episode reached a 12-year high for a second week telecast. With musical guest Twenty One Pilots and a little help from Donald Trump Alec Baldwin, the show ...

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Odds & Ends: Daveed Diggs' ABC Pilot, Jennifer Simard to Star in London's Disaster! & More

Odds & Ends: Daveed Diggs' ABC Pilot, Jennifer Simard to Star in London's Disaster! & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the holiday weekend.

Daveed Diggs' ABC Pilot
Daveed Diggs is definitely not throwing away his shot! The Tony winner will executive produce a single-camera comedy pilot for ABC that follows a hip-hop artist-turned-mayor. Deadline reports that Diggs has teamed up with writer Jeremy Bronson and Bluegrass FanFare for ...

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Odds & Ends: Frances Ruffelle to Lead The Wild Party in London, Jessie Mueller & Harry Connick Jr.'s On Stage Mishap & More

Odds & Ends: Frances Ruffelle to Lead The Wild Party in London, Jessie Mueller & Harry Connick Jr.'s On Stage Mishap & More

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Frances Ruffelle to Lead The Wild Party in London
Tony winner Frances Ruffelle will headline Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party in London. Directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie, it will be the inaugural production at The Other Palace, formerly the St. James Theatre, when it reopens in February ...

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Odds & Ends: Disaster! Heads to London, GOT's Charlotte Hope Set for Buried Child & More

Odds & Ends: Disaster! Heads to London, GOT's Charlotte Hope Set for Buried Child & More

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Red Alert! Disaster! Heads to London
This is not a drill! Disaster!, which had a short-lived run on Broadway earlier this year, is to premiere in London. The musical comedy spoof of 1970s jeopardy movies will play two charity performances to raise funds for the Make a Difference Trust ...

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