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The tree is trimmed, the holiday party hangovers are coming fast and furiously and the Secret Santa (re)gift is ready. This means there's ony one thing left to cross off your holiday to-do list: select Broadway.com's 2017 Star of the Year! From fabulous debuts to Tony-winning turns, you have 10 talented performers all deserving of your vote. Choose wisely!

Cast your vote by 11:59 PM (EST) on December 12 and crown one of the following nominees with the coveted title of Broadway.com Star of the Year! Vote below!



CHRISTY ALTOMARE
For starring in Anastasia, for making each episode of Royal Misfits (her Broadway.com vlog) a joyously wacky short film, for being honored with a Theatre World Award and for her ability to make cronuts.



ANDY KARL
For finishing a performance of Groundhog Day after suffering an onstage injury, for triumphantly opening the show despite said injury, for his Tony nomination and his Olivier Award win and for jumping for joy about it.



KATRINA LENK
For her stunning performance in Indecent, for winning the Clarence Derwent Award, for her acclaimed performance in The Band's Visit and for her ability to harmonize with vacuum cleaners and car ...

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Arielle Jacobs is heading to Broadway to take on the role of Princess Jasmine in Disney's Aladdin beginning on February 20, 2018. Luckily, she's got a diamond in the rough who can show her the ropes: her brother Adam Jacobs, who originated the titular role on Broadway and is currently leading the national tour. Courtney Reed will play her final performance as Princess Jasmine on January 10, 2018. Reed and fellow original and Australian cast member Michael James Scott are set to reunite with Adam Jacobs on the national tour in Los Angeles for five weeks. Isabelle McCalla, current and original Jasmine in the North American tour company, will join the Broadway company as Jasmine for performances beginning on January 17 through February 18 and then return to the North American tour.

Jacobs played the role of Jasmine in the Australian production of Aladdin and was most recently seen on the Great White Way as Nessarose in Wicked. She made her Broadway debut in In the Heights and appeared in the musical on the road; her additional credits include Into the Woods and High School Musical on tour.

In addition to Reed, Broadway's Aladdin stars Telly Leung in the title role ...

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We already want seconds of this park bench performance! As previously announced, Sara Bareilles will step back into Waitress alongside her pal Jason Mraz beginning on January 16, 2018. Ahead of the two singer-songwriter BFFs joining each other at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, they performed the sweet tune "It Only Takes a Taste" on a bench in Central Park in New York City, full band and all. Watch the performance, and get ready for these two to bring their golden vocals together on Broadway!

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More than two years into its Tony-winning Broadway run, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton is still one of the hottest shows in town. The musical has made waves throughout the world, sparking interest in audiences of all ages. For those who still haven't had a chance to experience Hamilton live, Miranda recently broke it down as only he could on The Ellen Degeneres Show alongside Ellen's seven-year-old presidential expert, Macey Hensley. This three-minute version of the show has us more than satisfied.

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National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert and SiriusXM On Broadway's Julie James discuss the latest news about all of your favorite touring productions.

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Show clips from Broadway's SpongeBob SquarePants.

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Three-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier, film star Ken Jeong and the boyband PRETTYMUCH will appear on the upcoming live TV presentation of A Christmas Story. Grier will play Santa Claus, Jeong will take on two roles--a Christmas tree salesman and a restaurant owner--and PRETTYMUCH will perform as the Hohman Indiana carolers. The musical event is set to air on December 17 at 7:00pm EST on Fox.

Grier is a Broadway veteran who earned Tony nominations for The First, Race and The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. Jeong's screen credits include Knocked Up, Role Models and Community. The band PRETTYMUCH, comprising Austin Porter, Brandon Arreaga, Edwin Honoret, Nick Mara and Zion Kuwonu, is known for their hit songs "Would You Mind," "Teacher" and "Open Arms."

The cast of A Christmas Story Live! will also include the previously announced Ana Gasteyer as Mrs. Schwartz, Andy Walken as Ralphie, Emmy nominee Maya Rudolph as Ralphie's mom, Tony winner Jane Krakowski as Miss Shields, Chris Diamantopoulos as Ralphie's dad and two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick as the narrator.

A Christmas Story Live! is inspired by the holiday classic feature A Christmas Story and the Tony-nominated A Christmas Story: The Musical. The TV ...

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Get a taste of Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, Alex Newell and more in Once On This Island.

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Fanastasias, assemble! This month marks the 20th anniversary since the release of the animated film Anastasia. Now, the Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty musical is wowing audiences eight times a week in full-fledged Broadway musical form at the Broadhurst Theatre. On November 29, leading lady and former Broadway.com vlogger Christy Altomare took the stage for a very special performance of "Journey to the Past" in honor of the movie's anniversary. Following the matinee performance, she offered her golden pipes to a special encore of the Oscar-nommed song accompanied by the animated film projected behind her and the full orchestra live from the Broadhurst stage. Take a look at the amazing performance below!

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Sara Bareilles as Jenna in Waitress.

Grammy-nominated songwriter and former Waitress star Sara Bareilles will rejoin the cast of the Broadway musical on January 16, 2018 in the role of Jenna. Bareilles will play a six-week limited engagement in the musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre through February 25. As previously announced, current star Betsy Wolfe will play her final performance on January 9. In additional news, Grammy winner Jason Mraz has extended his run in the musical through January 28.

"It is beyond exciting to return to the Brooks Atkinson and to my Waitress family there and reprise my time as Jenna," Bareilles told Broadway.com in an exclusive statement. "This show is by far the most fulfilling creative endeavor I have ever experienced, and before I turn my full attention to recording and releasing my next record, I wanted to join my dear friend Jason Mraz and the rest of our incredible cast onstage for a spell to live in that beloved diner once again for a little while. I guess I need another dose of comfort food. :)"

Bareilles returns to the role of Jenna having played an engagement in the role from March 31 through June 11. The singer-songwriter earned a ...

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