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Barry Manilow explains why he didn’t come out as gay publicly until 2017

he made it. Barry Manilow revealed Friday that the reason he kept his sexual orientation quiet for so long was due to the fact that the singer feared being gay would have “killed” his career. “Well, in the ’70s, you know, you didn’t [come out],” Manilow, 80, said to veteran journalist Chris Wallace while appearing on an episode of “Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace?““It wasn’t the same as it is today.

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We found shockingly cheap tickets to see ‘Spamalot’ on Broadway
“Spamalot,” which just began previews at the St. James Theatre, has been only up for a few days in previews and tickets are already surprisingly affordable for such a high profile show.At the time of publication, our team found tickets going for as low as $40 before fees on Vivid Seats.Given that seats for other comedic musicals on the Great White Way like “Book of Mormon” and “Gutenberg” typically fetch higher prices, this very well might be the Holy Grail of deals.Especially when you consider the talented cast on display.At all shows, fans will be treated to an ensemble featuring “Saturday Night Live” alum Taran Killam, “Ugly Betty” star Michael Urie and upcoming “Wicked” film adaptation cast member Ethan Slater (who is romantically tied to Ariana Grande).Plus, so many more.So, if you want to slap coconuts together, see flying cows and have a great “knight” on the town, here’s everything you need to know about catching “Spamalot” on Broadway.All prices listed above are subject to fluctuation.After debuting on Halloween night, “Spamalot” has settled into a classic eight-show a week groove.However, just like their Monty Python forebears, the show eschews tradition.Rather than going dark on Monday, “Spamalot” performances run Monday through Saturday; there are no shows on Sunday (at least for the next two weeks).After that, things get a bit more conventional.Matinees are on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m.; once Sunday shows come into play, they’ll start at 3 p.m.Want to find the show that makes the most sense for your wallet and schedule?Check out a complete calendar including all “Spamalot” at the St.
What do last-minute ‘Funny Girl’ tickets cost before it closes on Broadway?
“Funny Girl” starring Lea Michele — in the lead role made famous on the stage and screen by Barbara Streisand — is closing on Sunday, Sept. 3 after opening with Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch back in March 2022.That means there are only 13 more shows left at New York City’s August Wilson Theatre before Michele and her castmates Ramin Karimloo (CBS’ “Blue Bloods”), Jared Grimes (NBC’s “Manifest”) and Tovah Feldshuh (CW’s “Crazy Ex Girlfriend”) officially call it quits on the Broadway production of the show.But we’re not here to rain on your parade.Rather, we’re here to report good news.Tickets are available for all remaining dates — and some are quite affordable considering this is such a buzzed-about musical.In fact, we found some seats going for as low as $105 before fees* on Vivid Seats at the time of publication.So, if you want to see the show that the NY Post’s critic Johnny Oleksinski claimed “bring(s) our favorite songs to thrilling life and give(s) us a few laughs,” here’s everything you need to know and more.All prices are subject to fluctuation.Want to find the show that makes the most sense for your schedule?Look below and you’ll find all remaining dates, start times and the best prices for all remaining “Funny Girl” shows at the August Wilson Theatre.(Note: The New York Post confirmed all above prices at the publication time. All prices are in US dollars, subject to fluctuation and include additional fees at checkout.)Vivid Seats is a verified secondary market ticketing platform, and prices may be higher or lower than face value, depending on demand.
‘Back To The Future’ debuts on Broadway. How much are tickets?
“Back To The Future” on Broadway.The highly-anticipated musical, which begins previews on Friday, June 30 at New York City’s Winter Garden Theatre, has tickets available for all upcoming performances.And some showings have prices that would make Doc Brown himself exclaim “Great Scott!”At the time of publication, we found tickets going for as low as $75 before fees on Vivid Seats.Most showings of the Olivier Award winning production have seats starting in the $80 to $120 range.Want to see Marty McFly (portrayed by Casey Likes) travel back to 1955 with the help of Doc Brown (Roger Bart) live on the Broadway stage?Here’s everything you need to know and more, “BTTF” fans.All prices listed above are subject to fluctuation.“Back To The Future” officially opens at the Winter Garden Theatre on Thursday, Aug. 3.In previews, the show will curiously go dark on Sundays and go up on Mondays.Matinees on Wednesdays and Sundays start at 2 p.m.If you want to find the show that makes the sense for your schedule, take a look at “Back To The Future’s” complete calendar including all dates, show start times and links to buy tickets here.“Back To The Future” runs two hours and 40 minutes, including a 20 minute intermission.Who’s filling in for Michael J.
‘Lion King’ on Broadway: How much are the cheapest tickets?
good news for you.Eight times a week, the curtain goes up on “The Lion King” at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway and each show is more magical than the last.Better yet, since the show has been running since 1997, tickets are fairly affordable by Broadway standards to the Great White Way staple.At the time of publication, we found some seats going for as low as $120 before fees on Vivid Seats.Not a bad price to see a six-time Tony Award winner (!) in person.Can’t wait to hear “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King?”Here’s everything you need to know and more about how to see “The Lion King” live as soon as today.All prices listed above are subject to fluctuation.Like any well-oiled Broadway machine, “The Lion King” can be seen eight times a week.As expected, matinees fall on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.There are no Monday shows either.Want to find the right show at the right time for you?Check out a complete calendar including all dates, start times and links to buy tickets here.“The Lion King” has a run time of two hours and 30 minutes with one intermission.Who plays Simba these days? What have I seen Scar in before?Great questions.To ease any confusion, here are the five main actors, what part they play and where you may have seen them in TV or film over the years.Brandon A. McCall (Simba): This is McCall’s Broadway debut; he is an Alabama State University alum.L. Steven Taylor (Mufasa): You may recognize Taylor from PBS’ “The Electric Company” or the HBO pilot “Last Of The Ninth.”Michael Hollick (Scar): Hollick has appeared in “Law & Order,” “Sex and the City,” “Guiding Light,” and “Hawaii Five-O” among many other credits.Ben Jeffrey (Pumbaa): Jeffrey has had roles in “The Good Wife” and “Louie.” This is his Broadway