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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Best Sound Design returns to the Tony Awards by Broadway Briefing

The Tony Awards have announced that they will be reinstating the Best Sound Design categories for the 2017-2018 season. Both Best Sound Design of a Play and Best Sound Design of a Musical c…

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Broadway’s 31st Annual Easter Bonnet Competition begins today by Broadway Briefing

The Broadway community will come together once again for the 31st annual Easter Bonnet Competition today and tomorrow at the Minskoff Theatre. This year’s competition will include gues…

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Nina Lannan and Alan Wasser to receive the 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre by Broadway Briefing

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to two of the most successful General Managers in the industr…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ star Ben Platt named to the Time 100 by Broadway Briefing

TIME has named Ben Platt to the 2017 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related items appear in the May 1, 2017 issue of TIME, avail…

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Kevin Spacey to host 71st annual Tony Awards by Broadway Briefing

The Tony Awards have announced that Kevin Spacey will host the 71st Annual Tony Awards live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 11 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) o…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Bebe Neuwirth and Patina Miller to announce 2017 Drama League nominees by Broadway Briefing

Two Fosse Femme Fatales will present this year’s Drama League Nominees. The Drama League has announced that Tony Winning performers Bebe Neuwirth and Patina Miller will be announce t…

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‘Waitress’ makes Brooks Atkinson Theatre history by Broadway Briefing

It looks like breaking records is exactly what baking can do. Sara Bareilles‘ musical adaptation Waitress is continuing to rake it in at the box office after the singer/songwriter has …

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Monday, April 10, 2017

TodayTix partners with ‘1984’ for first-ever presale by Broadway Briefing

Mobile ticketing app TodayTix — which, until now, has exclusively connected ticket buyers with last minute offerings only — announced today that it will offer its first-ever presale in p…

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2017 Olivier Award winners announced by Broadway Briefing

The winners of the 2017 Olivier Awards were announced last night at London’s Royal Albert Hall in a ceremony hosted by Jason Manford. This year’s ceremony will be broadcast on ITV on Tue…

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‘Once on This Island’ embarks on casting search to Haiti by Broadway Briefing

This past weekend, the upcoming production of Once on This Island left New York on its search to discover talent outside of the traditional places, beginning in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The p…

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Broadway League announces 2017 NYC Education and Engagement Grant recipients by Broadway Briefing

The Broadway League has awarded the New York Education and Engagement Grants to Come From Away and Jitney. Each production received a $5,000 grant towards its 2017 educational and engagement…

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Tony Awards Administration Committee meets for the third time this season by Broadway Briefing

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met yesterday for the third time this season and confirmed the eligibility of August Wilson’s Jitney, Sunset Boulevard, Significant Other, The Glas…

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Broadway News makes the papes by Broadway Briefing

An advance copy of this Sunday’s New York Times includes a full-page ad featuring Broadway News. The advertisement, not placed by Broadway News but for the recently-opened Broadway …

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EXCLUSIVE: Billy Porter on recording Richard Rodgers by Broadway Briefing

Masterworks Broadway and Bee & El will release Billy Porter‘s new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers on April 14. The album, which will feature new, so…

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