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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater to receive 2024 Regional Theatre Tony Award by Andy Lefkowitz

The 77th Annual Tony Awards ceremony will be broadcast live from Lincoln Center on June 16.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ becomes fifth-longest-running play in Broadway history by Andy Lefkowitz

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” surpasses 1978’s “Deathrap.”

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Friday, May 17, 2024

‘Mary Jane,’ starring Rachel McAdams, receives final extension on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Amy Herzog’s play is currently nominated for four Tony Awards.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Monday, May 13, 2024

‘Sterephonic’ leads winners of 2024 Outer Critics Circle Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The John Gassner Award for New American Play is awarded to “Oh, Mary!”

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Sunday, May 12, 2024

‘Melissa Etheridge: My Window’ receives GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Broadway Production by Andy Lefkowitz

The 35th annual awards ceremony, held at the New York Hilton Midtown, was hosted by Ross Matthews.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

‘Illinoise’ cancels May 8 evening performance by Andy Lefkowitz

The musical began Broadway performances on April 24 at the St. James Theatre.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

‘Cabaret’ cancels April 24 matinée due to cast illness by Andy Lefkowitz

The 8 p.m. evening performance is expected to proceed as planned.

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Cole Escola’s new comedy ‘Oh, Mary!’ to open on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The comedy is currently making its world premiere at Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theatre.

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Broadway’s ‘Great Gatsby’ musical to receive original cast recording by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical is currently in previews at the Broadway Theatre.

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Sunday, April 21, 2024

Bebe Neuwirth will join Vanessa Williams to announce 2024 Drama League Award nominees by Andy Lefkowitz

Neuwirth is currently appearing on Broadway in “Cabaret.”

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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ musical aiming for Broadway with Jon M. Chu at the helm by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical is based on the book trilogy by Kevin Kwan.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Monday, April 15, 2024

Nicole Scherzinger and Broadway-bound ‘Sunset Boulevard’ lead winners of London’s 2024 Olivier Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The musical revival, set to bow on Broadway in September, took home seven Oliviers.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

‘An Enemy of the People’ revival is extended by Andy Lefkowitz

Jeremy Strong leads the cast of the new staging of Ibsen’s classic.

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‘Lempicka’ to receive original Broadway cast recording by Andy Lefkowitz

The original score by Matt Gould and Carson Kreitzer will be preserved for listeners.

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Friday, April 5, 2024

Vocalists of dance musical ‘Illinoise’ will repeat performances on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical will open on April 24 at the St. James Theatre.

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‘The Outsiders’ musical to receive original cast album by Andy Lefkowitz

Sony Masterworks Broadway will produce the cast recording featuring the original score of Jamestown Revival and Justin Levine.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Jim Parsons, Ephraim Sykes, Zoey Deutch, Katie Holmes and more to lead ‘Our Town’ revival by Andy Lefkowitz

Dates and a venue have also been announced for the revival directed by Kenny Leon.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Ariana DeBose to return as host for the 2024 Tony Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-nominated and Oscar-winning actor will emcee the 77th annual celebration of Broadway.

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Friday, March 22, 2024

‘Tammy Faye’ musical to play Palace Theatre; Katie Brayben and Andrew Rannells will star by Andy Lefkowitz

Dates are also announced for the new musical based on the lives of famous televangelists Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

48th Street, home to ‘Hadestown’ and ‘Lempicka,’ is renamed ‘Chavkin Way’ in honor of director Rachel Chavkin by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musicals are housed in venues facing each other on 48th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue.

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‘Merrily We Roll Along’ revival recoups investment by Andy Lefkowitz

Maria Friedman is at the helm of the musical’s first revival, which began performances in fall of 2023.

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Meeting of the National Council on the Arts to stream live from Washington, D.C. by Andy Lefkowitz

The public is invited to attend the session, which will include a panel of performing arts leaders discussing the state of the field.

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Monday, March 18, 2024

Ben Platt to play concert residency at Broadway’s Palace Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Platt’s engagement marks the first announced booking into the venue since its renovation.

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Sunday, March 10, 2024

Da’Vine Joy Randolph and Emma Stone win 2024 Academy Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The pair of stage alums took home trophies at the ceremony on March 10.

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Friday, March 8, 2024
Tuesday, March 5, 2024

‘Days of Wine and Roses’ will end Broadway run early by Andy Lefkowitz

The musical’s run will be cut short four weeks ahead of its originally announced end date.

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‘Spamalot’ revival sets closing date by Andy Lefkowitz

The Monty Python musical will end its run at the St. James Theatre.

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Saturday, March 2, 2024

Broadway League will now dim all marquee lights in memory of Hinton Battle by Andy Lefkowitz

On March 1, the League had announced that only certain marquees would be dimmed in honor of the three-time Tony Award-winning performer.

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All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards