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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

March memorial to be held for former Shubert Chairman Philip J. Smith by Broadway News

A memorial celebration for Philip J. Smith will be held on Tuesday, March 22 at the Music Box Theatre, the Shubert Organization announced Wednesday.  Smith, who died in January 2021 at the …

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022

‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ announces full cast for Broadway run by Broadway News

Lincoln Center Theater’s revival of “The Skin of Our Teeth” will play its first preview on April 1, one day later than previously scheduled. The Thornton Wilder play will feature a lar…

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

‘Macbeth’ to offer more than 2,000 free tickets to students by Broadway News

This season’s revival of “Macbeth” will invite at least 2,022 students to attend the play for free, producers said Thursday. The initiative, supported by Omega, Baccarat, The Capri Fou…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Lana Gordon to take over as Persephone in Broadway’s ‘Hadestown’ by Broadway News

Lana Gordon will assume the role of Persephone full time in “Hadestown,” producers Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold and Tom Kirdahy said Wednesday. Gordon, who has been serving a…

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Monday, February 14, 2022

‘Paradise Square’ announces full Broadway cast, starts rehearsals by Broadway News

“Paradise Square” began rehearsals Monday, ahead of a scheduled Broadway run starting this March. Joaquina Kalukango and Chilina Kennedy lead the cast, most of whom were part of the show…

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Complete cast announced for ‘Macbeth’ on Broadway by Broadway News

Amber Gray will play Banquo in “Macbeth” on Broadway this spring, producers announced Monday. Gray, an original cast member of “Hadestown,” joins previously announced Daniel Craig an…

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Thursday, February 10, 2022

‘Tina’ to launch North American tour in fall 2022 by Broadway News

“Tina—The Tina Turner Musical” will launch a multi-year North American tour starting this fall, producers announced Thursday. The tour will stop in more than 40 cities in its first yea…

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Elizabeth Teeter joins ‘Beetlejuice’ alongside original Broadway cast members by Broadway News

Elizabeth Teeter will take on the role of Lydia when “Beetlejuice” returns to Broadway this spring. Teeter, who recently led the Off-Broadway musical “The Secret Life of Bees,” will …

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022

‘The Music Man’ to offer $20 Broadway tickets to NYC school communities by Broadway News

“The Music Man” will offer 10,000 subsidized tickets at $20 each to New York City students, their families and teachers, producers Barry Diller, David Geffen and Kate Horton announced We…

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Tuesday, February 8, 2022

‘Jagged Little Pill’ will launch North American tour in fall 2022 by Broadway News

“Jagged Little Pill” will launch a multi-year North American tour in fall 2022, producers Vivek J. Tiwary, Arvind Ethan David and Eva Price announced Tuesday. The tour is set to make mor…

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Monday, February 7, 2022

‘Funny Girl’ announces complete Broadway cast by Broadway News

Martin Moran, Peter Francis James, Ephie Aardema, Toni DiBuono and Debra Cardona have joined the Broadway cast of “Funny Girl,” producers announced Monday. They join Beanie Feldstein, Ra…

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

‘Hangmen’ announces Broadway return this spring by Broadway News

Martin McDonaugh’s “Hangmen” will return to Broadway’s Golden Theatre this spring, producers Robert Fox, Jean Doumanian and Craig Balsam announced Tuesday. The play is set to begin p…

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Monday, January 31, 2022

‘The Minutes’ delays Broadway start by two weeks by Broadway News

“The Minutes” will begin previews at Studio 54 on April 2, pushing the play’s start date by two weeks. A new opening date is set for April 17. The play was previously scheduled to star…

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Thursday, January 27, 2022

Jessica Lee Goldyn to take over as Nini in ‘Moulin Rouge!’ on Broadway by Broadway News

Jessica Lee Goldyn will play the role of Nini in “Moulin Rouge!” starting Feb. 22, producers Carmen Pavlovic and Bill Damaschke said Thursday. Goldyn takes over the role from Robyn Hurde…

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‘The Little Prince’ delays Broadway performances amid COVID-19 challenges by Broadway News

“The Little Prince” will begin previews at the Broadway Theatre one month later than initially scheduled, Broadway Entertainment Group announced Thursday. The show will now begin preview…

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Sharon Sachs to play Madame Morrible in ‘Wicked’ on Broadway by Broadway News

Sharon Sachs will join the Broadway company of “Wicked” as Madame Morrible starting Feb. 14, producers announced Wednesday. Sachs takes over the role from Alexandra Billings, who will pl…

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

‘for colored girls…’ pushes Broadway start date by one month by Broadway News

The Broadway revival of “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf” will now begin performances April 1, one month later than originally scheduled. Opening n…

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Monday, January 24, 2022

NaTasha Yvette Williams to join ‘Tina’ on Broadway by Broadway News

NaTasha Yvette Williams will assume the role of Zelma in “Tina” starting Feb. 4, producers announced Monday. Williams takes over the role of Zelma, who is the mother of Tina Turner, from…

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Broadway to dim its lights in memory of Sidney Poitier by Broadway News

The marquees of all Broadway theaters will be dimmed at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday in honor of the late Sidney Poitier, the Broadway League announced Tuesday. Poitier, who died Jan. 6 at the age of…

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Jaquel Spivey to star in ‘A Strange Loop’ on Broadway by Broadway News

Jaquel Spivey will make his Broadway debut as Usher in “A Strange Loop” this spring.  Spivey comes to Broadway after playing Usher in the show’s recent engagement at Woolly Mammoth Th…

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Thursday, January 13, 2022

‘Birthday Candles’ sets complete cast for Broadway run this spring by Broadway News

John Earl Jelks will join the Broadway cast of “Birthday Candles,” starring alongside Debra Messing, Roundabout Theatre Company said Thursday. Enrico Colantoni, Crystal Finn, Susannah Fl…

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Jack Viertel retires from Jujamcyn Theaters after 34 years by Broadway News

Jack Viertel has retired as senior vice president of Jujamcyn Theaters after 34 years with the company. Viertel, who was Jujamcyn’s creative director before becoming senior vice president,…

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Monday, January 10, 2022

‘Skeleton Crew’ moves Broadway opening to Jan. 26 after COVID-19 cancellations by Broadway News

“Skeleton Crew” has rescheduled its opening night to Jan. 26, 2022, Manhattan Theatre Club announced Monday. The play’s opening night, originally scheduled for Jan. 12, was twice delay…

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Nick Rashad Burroughs to play Ike Turner in ‘Tina’ on Broadway by Broadway News

Nick Rashad Burroughs will take over the role of Ike in the Broadway company of “Tina,” producers announced Monday. Currently in the musical’s ensemble, Burroughs will play the role st…

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Charlotte d’Amboise returns to ‘Chicago’ on Broadway by Broadway News

Charlotte d’Amboise will return to the role of Roxie Hart in the Broadway production of “Chicago” starting Monday, producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced. D’Amboise has been wit…

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

BroadwayCon pushed to July due to COVID-19 concerns by Broadway News

BroadwayCon, the annual Broadway fan conference, has been postponed five months due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in New York City, organizers said Thursday. The conference, which was origin…

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

TodayTix Group acquires ticketing platform Goldstar by Broadway News

TodayTix Group announced Wednesday that it has acquired live events directory and ticketing platform Goldstar. The development marks TodayTix’s fourth acquisition during the pandemic. The …

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Tuesday, January 4, 2022

James Monroe Iglehart to play Billy Flynn in ‘Chicago’ on Broadway by Broadway News

James Monroe Iglehart will join the Broadway company of “Chicago” as Billy Flynn, producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced Tuesday. Iglehart steps into the show Jan. 17, taking over f…

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Monday, January 3, 2022

‘Skeleton Crew’ cancels additional performances, delays opening due to COVID-19 by Broadway News

Manhattan Theatre Club has canceled additional performances of “Skeleton Crew” and pushed its opening night date for a second time due to the detection of COVID-19 cases within the compa…

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Baize Buzan to play Scout Finch in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ on Broadway by Broadway News

Baize Buzan will rejoin the Broadway company of “To Kill a Mockingbird” in the role of Scout Finch starting Jan. 5, producer Barry Diller announced Friday. Buzan takes on the role after …

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ to end Broadway run Jan. 16 by Broadway News

“Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations” will play its final Broadway performance Jan. 16, producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce announced Tuesday. The show canceled…

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