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Wednesday, November 22, 2023

CHICAGO Producers Looking to Stunt Cast George Santos in ANY Role RIGHT AWAY Quick What’s His Number by Broadway Beat

by Garrett Brown. @garrettbrownproductions. WASHINGTON D.C. - Within minutes of his historic expulsion from the House of Representatives,...

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Andrew Lloyd Webber Announces STARLIGHT EXPRESS to Perform as STARLIGHT LOCAL on Nights and Weekends by Broadway Beat

by Mike Abrams. @TheWrongCatDied. LONDON – Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber made the bold announcement today that an upcoming revival of his show...

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Follows Successful Broadway Formula of “Having Jonathan Groff” by Broadway Beat

by Devin Wallace. @thedevinwallace. NEW YORK, NY - The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along is succeeding where...

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Supposedly Theatre is Dead, But We Couldn’t Read the Article Because It Was Behind a Paywall by Broadway Beat

by Matt Keeley. @reallymattkeeley. Whelp, it happened. The multi-century art form and cultural practice known as theatre is officially...

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At This Performance, the Role Performed by Roger Bart Will Be Hidden by the Teen In Front of You by Broadway Beat

by Leo Morgenstern. @morgensternmlb. NEW YORK, NY – At this evening’s performance of Back to the Future The Musical, the role of Doc...

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HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO, and Other Ways My Father Has Butchered the Name of FOOTLOOSE by Broadway Beat

by Luke Maynus. @luke.maynus. COLUMBUS, Oh. - This past weekend my father (who knows very little about musical theatre) surprised me by...

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Wednesday, November 1, 2023

What’s the Right Distance from the Theater to Start Eviscerating the Show? Experts Weigh In by Broadway Beat

by Emily Drossell. @emily_drossell. So you’ve just seen a show and hated it with every fiber of your being. You may be wondering, when...

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How to Tell Your Partner You’re Ready to Try Sitzprobe in the Bedroom by Broadway Beat

by Nick Navari. @nnavari. NEW YORK, NY - Are you in a loveless marriage? Are you tired of the same old, same old with your romantic...

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Of All the Performances of THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES On Campus, Ours is the Loudest by Broadway Beat

by Caitlin Bitzegaio. @caitorade. SHRUB, VT - Students of Shrub College, I know this weekend you have your choice of productions of The...

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Full Cast Announced for LEGALLY BLONDE Revival We Made Up in the Tub by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Omigod, omigod you guys! Casting has officially been announced for the highly anticipated...

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Jenna, We Appreciate That It's Imperfect, Hard, Messy & Lonely, But We Asked You to Make Pumpkin by Broadway Beat

by Garrett Brown. @garrettbrownproductions. SMALL TOWN, In. - The family of Jenna Hunterson remained exasperated today after she arrived...

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Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Uh-Oh: I Got Off On a Bad Foot With The Usher by Broadway Beat

by Caitlin Bitzegaio. @caitorade. NEW YORK, NY – Uh-oh, I got off on a bad foot with the usher. Reader, you know me. I’m easy! When I...

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Lead Actor Who Died in Act One Looks Suspiciously Like New Ensemble Member in Act Two by Broadway Beat

by Luke Maynus. @luke.maynus. WYOMING, MI. - Suspicions arose this Saturday when an observant audience member noticed an interesting...

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Thursday, October 5, 2023

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas? Not According to Yelp Reviews by Broadway Beat

by Garrett Brown. @garrettbrownproductions. GILBERT, TX. – A shocking investigation out of Texas today revealed that the Chicken Ranch,...

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Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Refined Patron Asks to Speak to the Managre by Broadway Beat

by Matt Keeley. @reallymattkeeley. LONDON - Shock and dismay appeared to be the pre-show act this past weekend on the West End, or at...

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OPINION: Maria Listing Doorbells as One of Her Favorite Things is Fucking Psychotic by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Ballinger. @reberkk. SALZBURG, AUSTRIA – Listen, we at The Broadway Beat like to keep our cutting-edge journalism unbiased and...

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Scariest Room at Haunted House to Feature Audience Participation by Broadway Beat

by Keeley Bell. @omgitskee LANCASTER, CA – While most haunted houses feature scare actors that jump out to shout at you, this haunted...

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Ya Got Trouble! Local Production of MUSIC MAN Includes Guy Who Touches Your Shoulder Too Long by Broadway Beat

by T.J. Pieffer. @tjpieffer. LANCASTER, Pa. - Stage Left’s upcoming production of The Music Man features local regular Mike Alterman, who...

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Sunday, October 1, 2023

ERAS TOUR Post-Credits Scene Introduces Bloodthirsty, Vengeful Bombalurina Era by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. WORLDWIDE - Audience members attending opening weekend screenings of Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour were...

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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

HELP! I’ve Been Kidnapped by Jigsaw and He Wants to Play Something Called The Pajama Game by Broadway Beat

by Matt Keeley. @reallymattkeeley. UNDISCLOSED LOCATION - Oh God. Oh my god. If anyone can hear me, please send help – I’ve been...

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Thursday, September 14, 2023

This Actor Auditioned with "Whopper Whopper" and Booked the Role of Line Cook for $11.50 an Hour by Broadway Beat

by Nick Navari. @nnavari. TULSA, OK - Local restaurant manager Sheila Anderson had quite the surprise last Sunday when someone sang the...

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Glass House Tavern is Like Our "Cheers," Except They Don't Know Us There by Broadway Beat

by Caitlin Bitzegaio. @caitorade. NEW YORK, NY - Theater fans and aspiring Broadway stars alike are flocking to the 47th street eatery...

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MOIST! Eight Years Later, King George Costume Still Damp with Groff Spit by Broadway Beat

by Nick Navari. @nnavari. NEW YORK, NY - The Tony, Grammy, Olivier, and Pulitzer-winning musical Hamilton continues to delight audiences...

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Friday, September 1, 2023

Auditioner Gonna Throw in Some Yelly Bits for Good Measure by Broadway Beat

by Matt Keeley. @reallymattkeeley. CHICAGO – Strategizing how best to showcase himself to the casting directors in the room next door,...

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So Realistic! SHUCKED Propmaster Places Prop Corn in Prop Stool by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Wow! As a result of pure prop professionalism, the propmaster at Broadway’s Shucked has found...

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Nice! Drama Club Elated Student Health Center Handing Out Free Mic Pack Protectors by Broadway Beat

by Garrett Brown. @garrettbrownproductions. MANCHESTER, NH – Celebrations erupted throughout the Manning Theatre at St. James College, as...

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“This is Weird Because I Can Never Get My Actors to Strike,” says Community Theatre Stage Manager by Broadway Beat

by Keeley Bell. @omgitskeeley. BIT, IA - When news of the SAG-AFTRA strike hit the small town of Bit, Iowa, local stage manager Edie Saks...

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“Here We Are at The Shed!” Exclaims Man Giving Family a Tour of the Backyard by Broadway Beat

by Garrett Brown. @garrettbrownproductions. BUFFALO, NY - According to reports, producer Devin Mason started off the tour of his newly...

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Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Kid from YOUNG SHELDON Cast in Young Paula Vogel's YOUNG MOTHER PLAY by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY – Earlier today, Second Stage Theater announced Jim Parsons, the actor most known for...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2023

BREATHTAKING: Teenage Actor Transforms into Elderly Character by Squinting Eyes, Hunching Back by Broadway Beat

by Matt Keeley. @reallymattkeeley. AKRON, OH - In a stunning display of advanced physical verisimilitude, teenage actor Nicki Long wowed...

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Monday, August 14, 2023

Insecure Theatre Kid Assumed “Dramaturge” Was Some Kind of Insult to Be Honest by Broadway Beat

by Luke Maynus. @luke.maynus (Instagram). TOPEKA, Kan. - It is no secret that within public high schools, theatre kids historically rank...

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All that Chat

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
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