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Rapping Granny Goes Viral

Sep 4
A rapping 87-year-old named "Baddie Winkle" is taking the Internet by storm.

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Kathleen Turner and Deborah Cox to Star in Transgender-Themed Off-Bway Play

Sep 3
Kathleen Turner and dance floor diva Deborah Cox will star in an Off-Broadway play about transgender identity.

Broadway Season Features New 'Spring Awakening' and 'The Color Purple'

By Mark Kennedy | Sep 3
The new Broadway season hasn't yet started in earnest and already there's a front-runner for the Tony Awards next summer - "Hamilton." But there are plenty of challengers hoping to steal its thunder over the next few months. Here's some highlights.

Award Winner Lillias White to Headline 'Bucks County Cabaret'

By EDGE | Sep 1
Tony and Emmy Award winner Lillias White will bring her delicious, showstopping, once-in-a-generation song stylings to this year's "Bucks County Cabaret," a one-night-only concert produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

John Legend, David Bowie to Write for 'SpongeBob Musical'

Aug 31
There's a "SpongeBob" musical in the works but the music is no kiddie stuff.

1st African-American Actor To Play Valjean on Broadway Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 29
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Misérables" on Broadway has died after falling from a fire escape, according to a show spokesman. He was 21.

Ballerina Misty Copeland Calls Broadway Debut 'Incredible'

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 29
The stage lights have been hard to get used to and she worried about limited rehearsal time, but ballerina Misty Copeland has put aside her nervousness and is finding her feet on Broadway.

Critics Deliver Mixed Verdict on Hyped Cumberbatch 'Hamlet'

By Jill Lawless | Aug 27
It's a "Hamlet" with Hollywood-level hype and an A-list star in Benedict Cumberbatch. But London's latest stage sensation is more than a Shakespearean star vehicle.

Broadway's Leading Ladies Strike Pose Online for Equality

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 27
Kristin Chenoweth, Laura Benanti and Patina Miller were some of the women Wednesday on Twitter or Instagram striking the classic Rosie the Riveter pose.

DC's Women's Voice Theater Festival Holds Opening Celebration

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 27
The DC Women's Theater Festival kicks off with a special opening celebration at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, on September 8.

Sean Hayes to be Divine in 'An Act of God' in Los Angeles

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 26
Sean Hayes will play God Almighty in the City of Angels next year.

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