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Sienna Miller to replace Emma Stone in Broadway's 'Cabaret'

The last Sally Bowles has been found.

Sienna Miller will star alongside Alan Cumming’s Emcee for the final six weeks of Roundabout Theatre Company’s hit revival of Cabaret on Broadway, replacing current headliner Emma Stone (who herself replaced the revival’s original star Michelle Williams).

Miller takes over the role of Sally Bowles on Feb. 17. (Stone’s last day is Feb. 15.) She’ll appear in the Studio 54 production through the show’s final performance on March 29.

It’s a return to the Roundabout for Miller, who made her Broadway debut in the company’s production of After Miss Julie in 2009. The actress is also on screen currently in both American Sniper and Foxcatcher.

Emma Stone extends 'Cabaret' run on Broadway

Is Emma Stone vying for that coveted EGOT title?

The Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Emma Stone has extended her run as Sally Bowles in Cabaret for two more weeks through Feb 15. Stone made her Broadway debut to solid acclaim, amid numerous award nominations for her turn in Birdman.

Alan Cumming will continue his run as Emcee through the show’s entire run to March 29, and the musical will launch a 20-city North American tour starting January 2016. According to Roundabout, casting for a new Sally Bowles for the remaining 12 weeks on Broadway will be announced in the coming weeks.

See Michael C. Hall sing 'Angry Inch' from 'Hedwig' -- exclusive

Even out of costume, Michael C. Hall can still embody the titular “internationally ignored song stylist” of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Case in point: His recent wig-less performance of the song “Angry Inch” at The Hills NYC.

Hall was on hand at the club for a Road Recovery benefit concert that paid tribute to the late Don Hill himself. The space where he performed is the new incarnation of a venue called Don Hill’s, where Hedwig was originally born as part of the club’s weekly SqueezeBox party. Hall, who is currently playing Hedwig on Broadway, performed the song alongside co-star Lena Hall (who won a Tony for her performance as Yitzhak), Hedwig composer/lyricist/co-creator Stephen Trask, and Miriam Shor, the original Yitzhak. The Trask-produced Hedwig Broadway cast album featuring Neil Patrick Harris has been nominated for a GrammyREAD FULL STORY

'School of Rock' musical coming to Broadway, courtesy of Andrew Lloyd Webber

Jack Black, Downton Abbey, and The Phantom of the Opera don’t necessarily go together, but that changes with the arrival of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest musical passion project on Broadway.

School of Rock—The Musical, a stage adaptation based on the hit 2003 film starring Black as a wannabe rocker who forms a band at a prestigious prep school, will make its world premiere in New York at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre. Previews begin Nov. 2, 2015 in anticipation of a Dec. 6 opening. READ FULL STORY

Elizabethan musical comedy 'Something Rotten!' headed to Broadway

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A new show is set to take Side Show‘s place in Broadway’s St. James Theatre: Something Rotten! a musical comedy about musical comedy in the time of Shakespeare is set to begin previews in March, the show’s producer announced today.  READ FULL STORY

'Side Show' to close on Broadway

Broadway’s Side Show is leaving town. The musical is well-known for having a brief stay on Broadway back in 1997, and the new revival will close on the same day the original did 16 years ago: Producers announced Friday it is set to close Jan. 4.  READ FULL STORY

Rita Wilson to star in Larry David play 'Fish in the Dark'

Rita Wilson hasn’t been on Broadway since her stint in 2006’s Chicago revival, but she’s returning in 2015 for a role in Larry David’s Fish in the Dark.

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A young Jane Fonda prepares for Broadway in new footage from documentary 'Jane'

Many actors, writers, and directors go their entire careers without anyone deeming them interesting enough to be the subject of a documentary. Jane Fonda became the focus of one at the age of 24.

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'The Voice' winner Josh Kaufman on his acrobatic Broadway debut in 'Pippin'

One of the easiest victories to predict on The Voice was season six winner Josh Kaufman, who pulled out a full season’s worth of impressive performances on the show that ushered him into the winner’s circle with few bumps on the road. After winning the competition in May 2014, Kaufman has taken a decidedly different path in his latest gig: playing the title role in Broadway’s Tony-winning revival of Pippin.

Reality talents have never shied from the Broadway stage, but Kaufman’s casting in the circus-inspired revival is particularly of note thanks to the acrobatic demands of the Diane Paulus-directed production. Before Pippin packs up the tent on January 4, 2015, EW chatted witih Kaufman to find out what went into his decision to head under the big top and onto the big stage. READ FULL STORY

Idina Menzel premieres music video for 'If/Then' showstopper

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Idina Menzel has at least one more surprise for you before the year ends.

The Tony-winning singer—whose year can boast a brand new Broadway musical, a holiday album, an Oscars introduction for the ages, and the vocals behind the biggest Disney hit since, well, ever—is front and center in a new music video that ought to delight fans of her currently running Broadway show, If/Then.

Written specifically for Menzel, the contemporary new musical (about a woman contemplating dual directions in life) culminates in the eleven o’clock power ballad “Always Starting Over,” which Menzel also performed at this year’s Tony Awards. Now that the plot-heavy song is out of the bag, Entertainment Weekly has the exclusive premiere video of Menzel’s full-length showstopper, filmed both on stage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre and in the recording studio.

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