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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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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Jordan Roth on Sen. Chuck Schumer and his impact on Broadway by Broadway News

In 2021, Senator Chuck Schumer worked behind the scenes in Washington and on the stages in New York to help support and then sell Broadway’s reopening. Schumer pushed for the Shuttered Ven…

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

‘Six’ and ‘The Lion King’ add to list of Broadway productions canceled through Christmas by Broadway News

Performances of “The Lion King” are canceled through Dec. 26 and “Six” will be dark through Dec. 28, the respective productions announced Tuesday. The announcements follow the detect…

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Monday, December 20, 2021

‘Skeleton Crew’ postpones first Broadway preview due to COVID-19 by Broadway News

Preview performances of “Skeleton Crew” will now begin six days later than scheduled after breakthrough COVID-19 cases were discovered in the company, Manhattan Theatre Club announced Mo…

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‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ announces new Broadway cast members by Broadway News

Kadeem Ali Harris, Reynaldo Piniella and Christian Thompson will join the cast of “Thoughts of a Colored Man” on Jan. 4, 2022, producers announced Monday. The three additions to the cast…

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Friday, December 17, 2021

Emilie Kouatchou to take over as Christine in ‘Phantom of the Opera’ on Broadway by Broadway News

Emilie Kouatchou, Broadway’s current Christine alternate in “The Phantom of the Opera,” will step into the role full-time next year, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and producer Cameron M…

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‘Take Me Out’ pushes back Broadway previews to March 10 by Broadway News

The first preview of “Take Me Out” is now set for March 10, 2022, the production announced Friday. Originally scheduled to begin previews March 9, the production cited “a change in the…

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

‘Hamilton’ cancels additional Broadway performances due to COVID-19 by Broadway News

The Broadway production of “Hamilton” canceled its Dec. 16 and Dec. 17 performances due to breakthrough COVID–19 cases within the company, the production said Thursday. The production …

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Eric Anderson to replace Danny Burstein in “Moulin Rouge!” on Broadway by Broadway News

Eric Anderson will take over the role of Harold Zidler in the Broadway company of “Moulin Rouge!” starting Jan. 18, 2022, producers announced Thursday. He replaces original cast member D…

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ cancels Broadway matinee due to COVID-19 by Broadway News

The Dec. 15 matinee of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” has been canceled due to the detection of breakthrough COVID-19 cases in the company, the production announced Wednesday. The s…

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‘Tina’ cancels Dec. 15 Broadway performances due to COVID-19 by Broadway News

The Dec. 15 matinee and evening performances of “Tina” have been canceled after “a limited number” of company members tested positive for COVID-19, the production said Wednesday. The…

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ cancels Broadway performance due to COVID-19 case by Broadway News

The Dec. 14 performance of “Ain’t Too Proud” has been canceled “due to a breakthrough COVID-19 case” found in the company, the production said Tuesday. In the statement, posted to …

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Monday, December 13, 2021

‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ cancels additional Broadway performance after COVID cases by Broadway News

The Monday, Dec. 13 performance of “Freestyle Love Supreme” has been canceled, the show announced Monday on social media. The decision was made “out of an abundance of caution,” acco…

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Saturday, December 11, 2021

‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ cancels Broadway performances due to COVID-19 cases by Broadway News

Two performances of “Freestyle Love Supreme” scheduled for Dec. 11 were canceled due to breakthrough cases of COVID-19 found within the company. In a statement posted to the show’s soc…

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ to launch national tour following Broadway run by Broadway News

A national tour of “Freestyle Love Supreme” will launch at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater on Jan. 21, 2022, producers announced Thursday. After San Francisco, the produc…

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

New play about Sidney Poitier in development for Broadway run by Broadway News

Charles Randolph-Wright has penned a new play about the life of activist and filmmaker Sidney Poitier. The play, entitled “Sidney,” is based on Poitier’s autobiography “The Measure o…

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Brittney Johnson makes history as first Black actress to play Glinda in ‘Wicked’ by Broadway News

Brittney Johnson will become the first Black actress to assume the role Glinda in “Wicked” history, when she takes over the role this winter.  Johnson is currently the Glinda standby in…

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Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ leads extend runs by Broadway News

Ana Villafañe, Bianca Marroquín and Lillias White have extended their runs in “Chicago,” producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced Monday. Villafañe and Marroquín will continue to …

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Thursday, December 2, 2021

‘American Utopia’ cancels additional Broadway performance by Broadway News

The Thursday, Dec. 2 performance of “American Utopia” has been canceled due to a non-COVID-19 illness in the company, according to producers. The production had also canceled Wednesday e…

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