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Nominees perform the opening number at the 2011 National High School Musical Theater Awards at The Minksoff Theatre in New York City.
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Hollywood turns Broadway into a theatrical multiplex

May 4, 2018
There can be big money in musicals based on popular movies and TV shows.
The cast poses onstage during opening night of Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical" at Palace Theatre on December 4, 2017 in New York City. 
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