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'1984' is coming to Broadway to make you uncomfortable

'1984' is coming to Broadway to make you uncomfortable While sales for George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984 are skyrocketing, that's not the only way nervous fans can consume the too timely story.A stage play based on the book is headed to Broadway this summer.

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal sing his heart out in Broadway rehearsal footage

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal sing his heart out in Broadway rehearsal footage If you've ever doubted the vocal chops of Jake Gyllenhaal, here is a video to change your mind.In a stirring single-take video from True Detective and Beasts of No Nation's Cary Fukunaga, Gyllenhaal shares a glimpse of his forthcoming performance in the Broadway musical Sunday in the Park With George on Facebook—and damn, he nails it.

Take our money, Broadway: Sara Bareilles is joining the cast of 'Waitress'

Take our money, Broadway: Sara Bareilles is joining the cast of 'Waitress' Sugar, butter, flour — SARA!Sara Bareilles, the GRAMMY-nominated singer and composer behind Broadway's Waitress, will take on the lead role in the show this spring.

'Hamilton' gets a second national tour because we deserve something nice

'Hamilton' gets a second national tour because we deserve something nice If you're wondering if the Hamilton buzz has died down, it hasn't.The Tony-winning musical, which continues to sell out its New York and Chicago residencies, is going to get a second national tour in 2018.

Chris Evans is making his Broadway debut. Thank you, world.

Chris Evans is making his Broadway debut. Thank you, world. Today in "news you certainly did not expect," dreamboat Chris Evans is coming to Broadway.According to Variety, the actor and director will be making his Broadway debut in a Kenneth Lonergan play, Lobby Hero.

Beloved 'Anastasia' opens on Broadway to lukewarm response

Beloved 'Anastasia' opens on Broadway to lukewarm response When the 1997 animated movie Anastasia was officially sent to Broadway, millennials who grew up with it were thrilled.For more about Anastasia on Broadway, see below.

Michael Moore's plans to go after Trump with a one-man Broadway show

Michael Moore's plans to go after Trump with a one-man Broadway show Director Michael Moore is always game to go after the U.Beginning in July, Moore will take his high-level criticism to Broadway for The Terms of My Surrender, a one-man play about — well, about "a country that’s just elected a madman," Moore told The New York Times.

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' gets Broadway release date

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' gets Broadway release date American Potter fans: You no longer have to book a Portkey to London to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 and 2.The award-winning play will open in New York City on April 22, 2018.

Alec Baldwin cast to star in NBC’s live production of ‘A Few Good Men’

Alec Baldwin cast to star in NBC’s live production of ‘A Few Good Men’ Is there anything Alec Baldwin can't do?The actor who recently received two Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for his SNL impressions of President Trump will be starring in NBC’s 2018 live production of A Few Good Men, Variety reports.

Calling all dads! Bruce Springsteen is coming to Broadway

Calling all dads! Bruce Springsteen is coming to Broadway Paging dads, uncles, and those who love them: Bruce Springsteen is headed to Broadway this fall.Performances for Springsteen on Broadway will begin Tuesday, October 3, with an official opening on Thursday, October 12.

Bill Murray saw 'Groundhog Day' on Broadway last night and was extremely Bill Murray

Bill Murray saw 'Groundhog Day' on Broadway last night and was extremely Bill Murray When one recalls the 1993 fantasy-comedy Harold Ramis classic Groundhog Day, a few things come to mind: Bill Murray, snow, groundhogs, time, consequence, and of course.The Panama Canal?

There's now an official Hamilton app because Hamilton is forever

There's now an official Hamilton app because Hamilton is forever Good news, Hamilton fans — You're finally going to get your shot because there's now an official Hamilton app in this world.The app gives fans access to a bunch of fun stickers, news about the show and cast, show merch, and a freaking AR HamCam.

'Little Mermaid' actress has something to say to those who have criticized an Asian-American Ariel

'Little Mermaid' actress has something to say to those who have criticized an Asian-American Ariel When Diana Huey, a Japanese-born actress, accepted a role as Ariel in a the touring production of "The Little Mermaid," some folks were mad.In conversation with Buffalo News, Huey explains she came across Facebook comments from people discussing the show before a Memphis performance.

Mark Ruffalo and Olivia Wilde joined the huge protest outside of Trump Tower last night

Mark Ruffalo and Olivia Wilde joined the huge protest outside of Trump Tower last night Some of Broadway's biggest stars took to the streets of New York City last night, not for a performance, for a protest.Donald Trump's press conference on Tuesday, where he defended the actions of white supremacists, Neo-Nazis, and the KKK in Charlottesville, Virginia, inspired an impromptu protest outside Trump Tower on 5th Ave.

Lin-Manuel Miranda and James Corden stop traffic with this stripped down performance

Lin-Manuel Miranda and James Corden stop traffic with this stripped down performance Every line Lin-Manuel Miranda has ever written — every song he's ever sung — have all led up to this moment.The Tony award winning musical genius, took a break from Hamilton to join James Corden and his Crosswalk the Musical company of actors for a one off performance of the musical Hair.

Cynthia Erivo, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, & Carmen Perez lead the latest round of Social Good Summit speakers

Cynthia Erivo, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, & Carmen Perez lead the latest round of Social Good Summit speakers From musical performances to live art installations, we have a lot in store for this year's Summit!), and Women's March Co-Chair Carmen Perez.

Lin-Manuel Miranda sang show tunes on Congress trains to lobby lawmakers and, we're set for the next week

Lin-Manuel Miranda sang show tunes on Congress trains to lobby lawmakers and, we're set for the next week Yesterday, Hamilton-creator Lin-Manuel Miranda went to Capitol Hill to convince lawmakers to preserve funding for federal arts and humanities, and sang a few show tunes in between.To drive it home, he also met with senators like Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.

'Dear Evan Hansen' star literally conjured Beyoncé in his dressing room because magic is real y'all

'Dear Evan Hansen' star literally conjured Beyoncé in his dressing room because magic is real y'all Who among us hasn't pictured themselves becoming best friends with Beyoncé?That's basically what happened to Ben Platt, star of Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen.