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Friday, May 17, 2024

Actors’ Equity announces nominees for ACCA chorus award by Michael Abourizk

The prize acknowledges the ensemble performers in a Broadway production.

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Sarah Paulson, ‘Stereophonic’ among 2024 Drama League Awards winners by Michael Abourizk

Broadway productions swept all of the competitive categories.

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No Times Square Casino Coalition releases results of neighborhood residents survey by Michael Abourizk

The poll found a majority of the 400 locals surveyed oppose the construction of a casino in Times Square.

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Alan Mingo Jr. will join ‘The Wiz’ on Broadway by Michael Abourizk

Mingo originated the titular role in the production’s pre-Broadway tour.

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

Broadway’s No Guarantees Productions invests $2.5 million in SINE Digital by Michael Abourizk

The digital marketing firm represents several of the 2023-2024 Broadway season’s shows.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Victoria Lang will step down from Broadway & Beyond Theatricals by Michael Abourizk

Lang co-founded the producing and booking organization.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2024

‘The Outsiders’ breaks $1 million threshold as nearly every Broadway sees a gross increase by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending May 12, the 34 currently running productions grossed $35,727,377.

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Maia Reficco will make Broadway debut in ‘Hadestown’ by Michael Abourizk

The “Pretty Little Liars” actor will join the company this summer.

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Monday, May 13, 2024

Michael James Scott to host ‘Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth’ event by Michael Abourizk

Phylicia Rashad will receive the Juneteenth Legacy Award.

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George Clooney to make Broadway debut in ‘Good Night, and Good Luck’ by Michael Abourizk

The Academy Award winner will star in the stage adaptation of the film he co-wrote, directed and starred in.

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

Museum of Broadway announces ‘Moulin Rouge!’ exhibit by Michael Abourizk

The new offering will open to the public in May.

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Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean will host sing-along at Broadway’s ‘& Juliet’ by Michael Abourizk

The Max Martin jukebox musical continues at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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Nathan Lane and André Bishop to receive special Drama Desk Awards by Michael Abourizk

The duo will be honored at the May 20 Drama Desk ceremony.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Tony Awards will offer outdoor ‘Broadway Fanfare’ simulcast by Michael Abourizk

The public event will take place in Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

‘Sweeney Todd’ finishes strong while overall box office takes a dip by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending May 5, the 35 currently running productions grossed $34,757,296.

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Billy Porter named recipient of 2024 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award by Michael Abourizk

The award recognizes humanitarian and volunteer efforts.

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Concord Theatricals acquires licensing rights to several Mike Birbiglia plays by Michael Abourizk

The catalog includes Birbiglia’s two Broadway titles, “The New One” and “The Old Man & the Pool.”

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 05:10PM

Robert Downey Jr. will make Broadway debut in Ayad Akhtar’s ‘McNeal’ by Michael Abourizk

The Lincoln Center Theater-produced play will open in September.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 03:57PM
Monday, May 6, 2024

Eboni Booth awarded 2024 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for ‘Primary Trust’ by Michael Abourizk

The drama was produced Off-Broadway in 2023 by Roundabout Theatre Company.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 05:16PM

Ariana Madix sets summer return to Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ by Michael Abourizk

The long-running revival continues at the Ambassador Theatre.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 03:16PM

Oliver Tompsett will join Broadway’s ‘& Juliet’ by Michael Abourizk

Tompsett originated the role of William Shakespeare in the musical’s West End production.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 09:06AM
Thursday, May 2, 2024

‘Lempicka’ to conclude Broadway run by Michael Abourizk

The new musical opened on April 14 at the Longacre Theatre.

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Alex Edelman and more named recipients of special 2024 Tony Awards by Michael Abourizk

Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, Nikiya Mathis and more will also be recognized.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 10:04AM

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