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If the Stranger Things Kids Could Stop Being So Great at Literally Everything, My Self-Esteem Would Appreciate It

Added to the list of things they're great at: Motown covers!

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Take Hamilton to Puerto Rico, Reprising His Lead Role

"In the eye of a hurricane, there is quiet/for just a moment/a yellow sky..."

Of all the places Hamilton will play as it tours the world, few will be quite as meaningful as this. Lin-Manuel Miranda has announced that he will be returning to the title role and bringing a production to Puerto Rico.

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Dream Project: David Oyelowo Will Star in an Othello/Cyrano Mashup Musical From Moonlight Playwright

I honestly don't know how to process this description. There are just too many good things here.

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Hurricane Harvey Victims Sing a Rousing “One Day More” From Les Miserables

I think there's something in my eye.

These Texas residents turned their tragedy on its head with the help of musical theater.

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Groundhog Day: The Musical Is the Most Fun You’ll Have on Broadway, and Its Fans Are Here to Prove It

The show is closing much too soon.

Groundhog Day: The Musical is a rare anomaly on Broadway: brilliant, energizing, totally hilarious, unexpectedly deep and sometimes tragic—and you can still score tickets without having to sell a kidney. The show is so good that an outpouring of community involvement has followed since its debut, and I asked its fans to share what makes the production special. Journey with us to Punxsutawney, P.A., the little town with a heart as big as any town.

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TMS Visits Aliens Coming, a Coming-of-Age Musical About Sex, Friendship, and State School

The musical comedy, currently at the People's Improv Theater, is about two high school seniors dealing with college decisions, sex, and an alien infiltration.

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Sing This Catchy Song About the Wage Gap When You’re 100% Done With Your Boss

This catchy musical number suggests that Australian women should just leave work at 3:43, since that's all the time they're getting paid for.

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Oh, My: Lin-Manuel Miranda and James Corden Bare It All, Performing Hair for Strangers at a Crosswalk

I guess if you're going to be stuck at a stop light, it may as well be one where you're being entertained by James Corden, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and a wonderful musical cast as they perform Hair.

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Little Shop of Horrors Remake Might’ve Found Its Leads in Josh Gad and Rebel Wilson

Sources say Warner Bros. is currently looking at Josh Gad and Rebel Wilson for the lead roles of Seymour and Audrey.

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Play My Favorite Musical Episode Once More With Feeling

The song in your heart could be a bitter suite or put a little love in your heart. I've heard it both ways.

Here's just a few of our favorite musical episodes of some great television shows.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Basically Hamilton‘s Proud Grandpa in New Late Night Interview

A commenter on this video on YouTube used the term "Linnamon roll" to describe Lin-Manuel Miranda in this interview on Late Night with Seth Meyers, and it's now my new favorite phrase. So, check out our favorite Linnamon roll in the above conversation about Hamilton's history and continuing relevance.

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Jonathan Groff and Lin-Manuel Miranda Get the Romantic Duet They Deserve

For #Ham4All, former King George actor Jonathan Groff did a little duet with Lin-Manuel Miranda where he channels Renée Elise Goldsberry to do Angelica's part in "Satisfied."

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TMS Visits The Wild Women of Planet Wongo

Last week, Kaila and Charline went to the retro-futuristic musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo.

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The Widow Who Changed Champagne, Adult Friendships & More Lessons From Imbible, a Theater Show About Brunch

The Imbible: Day Drinking is an Off-Broadway musical theater show that takes place in one New World Stages bar that's all about the evolution of brunch and its most popular cocktails

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Upcoming Alanis Morissette Musical Is Her (and Our) “Musical Theatre Dream Come True”

The musical will be largely made up of songs from Jagged Little Pill, Morissette's iconic album from 1995 that changed the lives of '90s women and the meaning of the word irony forever.

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Stop Whatever You’re Doing & Watch Melissa McCarthy’s Sean Spicer Dance to “I Feel Pretty”

Trust us.

Trust us, you want to take a moment for this.

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NBC’s Live Bye Bye Birdie Hopes to Be Less Sexist (and More Puerto Rican) Than Previous Filmed Versions

NBC loves them their live musical events, and we are closing in on their next offering, Bye Bye Birdie, which both stars, and is Executive Produced by Jennifer Lopez. Broadway legend, Harvey Fierstein, has adapted the musical's book, and has made some substantial tweaks to bring this picture of 1960s Americana into the 21st Century.

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The Magicians Sang Les Misérables So Now I Can Die Happily on This Barricade

A heart full of mad love.

This seems to be the week for musical numbers on genre television (more of this trend, please). On The Magicians, Margo cast a spell on Eliot to bolster his confidence—and the result was a rousing number from my favorite musical as Eliot and company sang "One Day More." Mes amis, I did not live until today.

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Things We Saw Today: Music From Last Night’s Flash/Supergirl Musical Can Now Be Yours!

If you loved "Duet," last night's musical crossover episode between The Flash and Supergirl on The CW, then you've likely been humming "Super Friend" to yourself all day today, and/or watching clips from it on YouTube. However, WaterTower music has released The Flash – Music From The Special Episode: Duet, which features seven tracks from the show.

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The Flash/Supergirl Crossover Recap: Barry and Kara Sing a Sweet, Fluffy “Duet”

"I'm your super/that has a double meaning/friend!" -Barry and Kara

The long-awaited, highly-anticipated musical crossover episode between The Flash and Supergirl has aired, and it was ... pretty okay! It was nothing Earth-shattering (though it was multiple-Earth visiting), but it was an hour of fun, laughter, and adorableness, and that's all it needed to be. Welcome to Season 3, Episode 17 of The Flash, titled "Duet."

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