Michael Gioia

Michael Gioia

Michael Gioia is a Senior Editor at PEOPLE Digital, where he helps assign, edit, and write news stories across verticals. He has held previous editor positions at Us Weekly, OK!, and Star magazines as well as Playbill, where he spearheaded the publication's features department and wrote about theater for close to seven years.

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(1) Selina Fillinger (2) Selina Fillinger and director Susan Stroman, photographed at the Shubert Theater on Broadway. (3) Selina Fillinger, toasting with the cast of POTUS, after the play’s first Broadway performance. (4) Broadway production photos of POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying To Keep Him Alive Where was the image taken – New York City When was the image taken – April 2022 Who took the photograph – (1) Orrin Anderson (2 & 3) Jenny Anderson (4) Paul Kolnik Full credit line –  Source contact information: Name: Whitney Holden Gore Phone: 212-812-1483 x2 E-mail: whitney@vivacityny.com Image sent by: Whitney Holden Gore
At 28, Selina Fillinger Is Writing for Both Broadway and TV's 'The Morning Show' : 'It's Been Wild'
Jason Forbach, Into The Woods Broadway
When 'Into the Woods' ' Lead Actor Was Out on Opening Night, It Was an Understudy's Time to Shine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPdzE6hi_A8 Ingrid Michaelson – "If This Is Love" from The Notebook - A New Musical (Official Music Video) Unlisted 24 views Jul 15, 2022 "If This Is Love" from the world premiere of The Notebook, a new musical based on the bestselling novel that inspired the iconic film, with music & lyrics by Ingrid Mi… 0 Dislike Share Download Clip Save IngridMichaelson
Ingrid Michaelson Sings New Song from Musical Stage Adaptation of 'The Notebook' — Watch!
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See Exclusive Backstage Photos of Sara Bareilles and Costars as They Go 'Into the Woods' on Broadway
https://www.instagram.com/p/BfUR38dHB0B/ oliviafvalli Verified It’s a gift when our jobs can bring us together. I’m grateful for every moment with you. 💕 225w
Frankie Valli and Musical Star Granddaughter Olivia on Their Shared Love of Performing — and Pasta
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Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff Invite Lizzo to Perform with 'Spring Awakening' Cast: 'It's Gonna Happen'
Danielle Brooks
Danielle Brooks 'Had to Work Hard' to Get Cast in 'Color Purple' Movie Despite Playing Role on Broadway
Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson
Skylar Astin Says He Is 'So Thrilled' for 'Pitch Perfect' Costar Rebel Wilson's New Relationship
Britney Spears and Sam Asghari Wedding
Britney Spears Shares Sweet Video Montage from Wedding with Sam Asghari: 'Fairytales Are Real'
https://www.instagram.com/p/CepHEFyhveT/ bindisueirwin Verified I fell in love with this handsome man more than 8 years ago. I’m forever grateful for his kind and courageous heart. Each day I’m more captivated by @chandlerpowell’s extraordinary thoughtfulness and immeasurable strength. He lights up my world on a daily basis and reminds me that real, true, good love is never far away. 3h
Bindi Irwin Gushes Over 'Extraordinary' Husband Chandler Powell: 'Each Day I'm More Captivated'
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Britney Spears Had a 'Panic Attack' Before Wedding to Sam Asghari but Says It Was 'Spectacular'
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'The Challenge' Star Cory Wharton's Baby Born with Heart Defect, Undergoes 'Successful Surgery'
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 05: Marilu Henner poses at the "Grease" 50th Broadway Anniversary, Reunion and book launch for "Grease:Tell Me More, Tell Me More" at Sardis on June 5, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Getty Images)
Marilu Henner Initially Thought 'Grease' Isn't 'Gonna Be a Hit' on Broadway: 'I Made a Mistake'
Ariana DeBose
Ariana DeBose Says She Just Wanted to 'Sit with My People' and 'Eat Pizza' After Her Oscars Win
Talon Fiedler, 10, center, with his sister Nadia Fiedler, 16, his parents Derrick Fielder, Ashly Fiedler, and allys and Sophia Shipp, 10 and Thomas Shipp, 6, and Bridget Sharpe on May 21, 2022 in Sahuarita, Arizona.
How a Military Family Was Made Stronger by Their Trans Child: He Taught Us to 'Stand Up for Our Principles'
Barry Bostwick arrives at the American Icon Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on May 19, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage; Carole Demas pose at the "Grease" 50th Broadway Anniversary, Reunion and book launch for "Grease:Tell Me More, Tell Me More" at Sardis on June 5, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Getty Images)
Barry Bostwick Had a Relationship with 'Grease' Costar Carole Demas — But Kept It Under Wraps!
Beanie Feldstein (Fanny Brice), Jared Grimes (Eddie Ryan) and the cast of Funny Girl
He Used to Tap Dance in the Subways — Now Jared Grimes Is a Tony Nominee: 'I Changed My Mindset'
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 26: Mary Louise Parker attends the 74th Annual Tony Awards at Winter Garden Theater on September 26, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/WireImage)
How Mary-Louise Parker's Kids Kept Her 'Hopeful' Through Broadway's COVID-19 Shutdown
Nominee Alfie Allen attends the 2022 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees press event in New York, on May 12, 2022. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
'Game of Thrones' ' Alfie Allen Was Nervous to Star on Broadway: 'The Pressure Just Felt So Immense'
Editorial use only. No book cover usage. Mandatory Credit: Photo by Neal Preston/Dreamworks Llc/Kobal/Shutterstock (5881079f) Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson Almost Famous - 2000 Director: Cameron Crowe Dreamworks Llc USA Scene Still Comedy/Drama Presque célèbre
Broadway-Bound 'Almost Famous' Musical Has the 'Beautiful Sensibility' of Cameron Crowe
Skylar Astin made his debut as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors Where was the image taken - Westside Theatre in NYC When was the image taken – Friday, May 13, 2022 Who took the photograph – Emilio Madrid Full credit line – Emilio Madrid Source contact information: Name: Whitney Holden Gore (Press Agent, Little Shop of Horrors) Phone: 212-812-1483 E-mail: whitney@vivacityny.com Image sent by: Whitney Holden Gore
See an Exclusive First Look at Skylar Astin as Seymour in Off-Broadway's 'Little Shop of Horrors'
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Sutton Foster on the Role That Was a 'Risk': 'I Honestly Didn't Know If I'd Be Able to Pull It Off'
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Says Son Beckett 'Loves to Perform as Well': 'Maybe He Caught the Bug Early'
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 12: Jesse Tyler Ferguson attends the 75th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Event at Sofitel New York on May 12, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Jokes He's 'Professionally Lost a Lot of Awards,' but Getting a Tony Nom Is 'Profound'