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March 2nd, 2022 by BroadwayBox Staff

Singer/Songwriter Eleri Ward Gives Sondheim's Sweeney Todd …

Photo by James Chororos

While the Stephen Sondheim scored Sweeney Todd celebrated its Broadway opening night 43 years ago last night, tonight downtown at Joe's Pub, actress/singer/songwriter Eleri Ward will be giving Sondheim's beloved, masterful tunes a fresh, new sound with gorgeous arrangements and a one-of-a-kind truly dreamy vocal.

February 9th, 2022 by BroadwayBox Staff

Lace Those Roller Skates with Chita & Liza, It's The Rink's…

Photo by Martha Swope/NYPL for the Performing Arts

On February 9, 1984, Chita and Liza reunited on a Broadway stage in a Kander & Ebb musical (the first being playing Velma and Roxie respectively in the original Chicago) at the Martin Beck Theatre.

December 20th, 2021 by BroadwayBox Staff

Throwback Clips Celebrating Dreamgirls' 40th Broadway Anniv…

Photo by Martha Swope/NYPL for the Performing Arts

Four decades ago this evening, the remarkable Dreamgirls original Broadway cast took their first Broadway bow at the Imperial Theatre.

November 17th, 2021 by BroadwayBox Staff

Spotlight On 10 Stellar Covers of the ALW Sunset Boulevard …

Photo by Emilio Madrid

Ready for a closeup on 1994! Let's look at 10 musical theatre stars taking on the Sunset Boulevard showstopper "As If We Never Said Goodbye" who have not played Norma!

September 9th, 2021 by BroadwayBox Staff

Hot Clip of the Day: Happy Idina Menzel Belting AIDA's "My …

Photo by Emilio Madrid

Idina Menzel took the stage on September 9, 2001 at Broadway on Broadway in Times Square to deliver a performance from her next Broadway role, Amneris in AIDA.

July 16th, 2021 by BroadwayBox Staff

Hot Clip of the Day: About "First Date/Last Night" Dogfight…

Photo by Joan Marcus

Before Dear Evan Hansen, before The Greatest Showman - there was Dogfight.

April 30th, 2021 by BroadwayBox Staff

Hot Clip of the Day: Tumble Over To this Broadway 9 to 5 Cl…

Photo by Emilio Madrid

April 30th marks the 12 year anniversary of the Dolly Parton scored musical 9 to 5.

April 29th, 2021 by BroadwayBox Staff

Measure In Love A - Z! Celebrating 25 Years of Musical Thea…

Photo by Joan Marcus

Broadway was revolutionized 25 years ago tonight when the original Broadway cast of Rent took to the Nederlander Theatre stage.

April 26th, 2021 by BroadwayBox Staff

Our Ultimate Top 20 "Being Alive" Countdown From Stephen So…

Photo by Emilio Madrid, Martha Swope/NYPL for Performing Arts

On the anniversary of the musical's opening night, it seems like no better time than the present to run our all time ultimate YouTube countdown of our favorite performances of Stephen Sondheim's glorious anthem, "Being Alive" from Company.

April 20th, 2021 by BroadwayBox Staff

Hot Clip of the Day: Extraordinary American Idiot Ladies Co…

Photo by Emilio Madrid

We are revisiting one of our very favorite superwomen Broadway performances by these sensational six ladies. The song "Letterbomb" appeared in the full-throttle Broadway musical American Idiot, directed by Michael Mayer. The electric musical, which opened on April 20, 2010 at Broadway's St. James Theatre, revolved around the 7th Green Day album of the same name

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