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What Makes ‘Kinky Boots’ Tick And Why It Grabbed 13 Nominations

What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.

04/30/2013

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‘Kinky Boots’ Leads Tony Award Nominations With 13

The nominations were announced Tuesday in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Sutton Foster and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.

04/30/2013

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Tony Awards To Head Back To Radio City Music Hall

Producers of the show were forced to find a new home for the 2011 event after Cirque du Soleil moved into the 6,000-seat Rockefeller Center arena with its $50 million acrobatic rock opera “Zarkana.” The Tonys had been hosted at Radio City from 1997-2010.

03/18/2013

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D’Amour’s ‘Detroit’ Heads To Off -Broadway

The off-Broadway company Playwrights Horizons plans to produce D’Amour’s “Detroit” next fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2011

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’60 Minutes’ Features ‘South Park’ Creators Trey Parker And Matt Stone

Tune in to WWJ-TV this Sunday as host Steve Kroft talks to Stone and Parker about their hit Broadway play “The Book of Mormon.”

CBS 62–09/25/2011

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Meadow Brook Music Festival Hosts Day Of Musicals

Two shows packed with music take place Saturday at Meadow Brook Music Festival in Rochester Hills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2011

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Broadway’s Biggest Blockbuster ‘WICKED’ Returns To Detroit

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2006 and 2008, WICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster, will return to Detroit with performances at the Detroit Opera House, December 7–31.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2011

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Local Talent Stars In ‘The Color Purple’ At Fox Theatre

The hit Broadway musical play “The Color Purple” is coming to the Fox Theatre this month and a metro Detroit rising star is playing the lead role of Celie.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2011

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CHICAGO Returns To Fisher Theatre In May

Broadway’s CHICAGO is returning to Detroit’s Fisher Theatre, May 17-22. Tickets are on sale now.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2011

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Discount Tickets To “The Color Purple” At The Fox

This week only, all seats are priced at just $30.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2011

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