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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Nicki Hunter appointed MTC artistic producer by Caitlin Huston

Nicki Hunter has been appointed artistic producer of Manhattan Theatre Club. In that role, Hunter will work with the theater company’s artistic team on season programming and on producing …

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Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck to star in ‘Flying Over Sunset’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck will star in the new Broadway musical “Flying Over Sunset” this spring.  Presented by Lincoln Center Theater, the new musical features…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

‘Caroline, or Change’ and ‘A Soldier’s Play’ will come to Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Roundabout Theatre Company will bring a revival of “Caroline, or Change” and “A Soldier’s Play” to Broadway this season. The production of “Caroline, or Change” will transfer t…

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‘Soul Train’ musical eyes Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Book writer Dominique Morriseau, choreographer Camille A. Brown and director Kamilah Forbes are teaming up to create a musical based on the television series “Soul Train.” The musical, w…

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‘The Lightning Thief’ will star Chris McCarrell and touring cast on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

The full company of “The Lightning Thief” tour will come to Broadway with the production.  The musical stars Chris McCarrell as Percy Jackson, with Izzy Figueroa, Jorrel Javier, Ryan Kn…

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Lyricist Sheldon Harnick on the lasting legacy of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ by Caitlin Huston

When developing “Fiddler on the Roof,” lyricist Sheldon Harnick and composer Jerry Bock worked separately, with Bock sending Harnick recorded melodies, or as he called them, “melodic g…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

‘The Inheritance’ announces Broadway cast by Caitlin Huston

“The Inheritance” will transfer to Broadway with five of its London cast members. The two-part play, written by Matthew Lopez, will feature Andrew Burnap, John Benjamin Hickey, Paul Hilt…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

‘How I Learned to Drive’ will make its Broadway premiere this spring by Caitlin Huston

Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “How I Learned to Drive” will premiere on Broadway this spring.  The play, which had its world premiere at the Vineyard Theatre in 1997 and then t…

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‘Hadestown’ announces 2020 national tour by Caitlin Huston

“Hadestown” will launch a national tour beginning in the fall of 2020, the producers announced Tuesday.  Winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical, the “Hadestown” tour will vi…

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‘A Christmas Carol’ to play holiday run on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“A Christmas Carol” will transfer to Broadway this winter from the West End.  Written by Jack Thorne, the book writer of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and directed by Matthew …

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‘Slave Play’ announces full Broadway cast by Caitlin Huston

“Slave Play” will bring the majority of its Off-Broadway cast to Broadway this fall.  The Broadway cast will feature Paul Alexander Nolan, Ato Blankson-Wood, James Cusati-Moyer, Sulliva…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

‘Diana’ musical to play Broadway this spring by Caitlin Huston

“Diana,” a musical about the life of the late Lady Diana Spencer, is coming to Broadway this spring. The musical will play the Longacre Theatre beginning March 2, 2020, with an opening n…

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‘The Great Society’ announces complete Broadway casting by Caitlin Huston

“The Great Society” has announced complete casting for its Broadway run.  Newly announced cast members for the Robert Schenkkan play include Marchánt Davis as Stokely Carmichael, Brian…

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‘The Lightning Thief’ announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

“The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” will come to Broadway this fall.  The musical, which features a book by “Be More Chill” book writer Joe Tracz and a score by Rob Rok…

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

‘Six’ plans production aboard Norwegian Cruise ships by Caitlin Huston

Broadway-bound “Six” is expanding its empire to the sea.  The concert-style musical, about the wives of Henry VIII, will run aboard three of the Norwegian Cruise Line ships beginning ne…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Priscilla Lopez, Thomas Sadoski and more to star in ‘Grand Horizons’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Bess Wohl’s “Grand Horizons” has announced principal casting for its Broadway run.  The play, which had its world premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in July, will star Pris…

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‘The Illusionists’ return to Broadway this winter by Caitlin Huston

“The Illusionists — Magic of the Holidays” will return to Broadway for the fifth time this winter.  The holiday-themed show, featuring seven illusionists with varying specialties, wi…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

‘Six’ is coming to Broadway this spring by Caitlin Huston

“Six,” a musical about the six wives of Henry VIII, is coming to Broadway. The musical will begin performances on Feb. 13 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, with an opening night on March …

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of Hal Prince by Caitlin Huston

All Broadway theaters will dim their lights for one minute Wednesday in commemoration of producer and director Hal Prince. Prince died Wednesday at the age of 91, following a brief illness. …

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Broadway producer and director Hal Prince dies at age 91 by Caitlin Huston

Veteran Broadway producer and director Hal Prince has died at age 91. Over his long career in the theater, Prince received 21 Tony Awards, including three special Tonys, marking the most Ton…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

‘The Rose Tattoo’ announces complete cast by Caitlin Huston

“The Rose Tattoo,” starring Marisa Tomei, has announced complete casting for the Broadway production.  In addition to Tomei, the Tennessee Williams’ play will feature Cassie Beck Alex…

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Full cast announced for ‘The Height of the Storm’ by Caitlin Huston

Four additional cast members have been announced for Florian Zeller’s “The Height of the Storm.” Joining the previously announced Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins are Amanda Drew and …

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

Moulin Rouge! announces Australian production by Caitlin Huston

“Moulin Rouge!” will launch a production in Melbourne, Australia in 2021.  The production will play Melbourne’s Regent Theatre in 2021, Gerry Ryan and Carmen Pavlovic of Global Creatu…

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Harry Connick, Jr. to perform on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Harry Connick, Jr. will perform the songs of Cole Porter at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway this winter. The show, entitled “Harry Connick, Jr. — A Celebration of Cole Porter,” wil…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Daniel J. Watts and additional casting announced for ‘Tina: the Tina Turner Musical’ by Caitlin Huston

Daniel J. Watts will star opposite Adrienne Warren in the Broadway cast of “Tina.” Watts, who last appeared on Broadway in “Hamilton,” will play Ike Turner. He’s joined by Dawnn Le…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Additional casting announced for ‘The Great Society’ on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“The Great Society” has announced additional casting for its Broadway run this fall. Gordon Clapp will play J. Edgar Hoover, Bryce Pinkham will play Senator Robert F. Kennedy and Frank W…

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Creating the stage spectacular of ‘Moulin Rouge!’ by Caitlin Huston

Within the “Moulin Rouge!” musical universe, the film has left an indelible impact.  Many of the Broadway cast members idolized the film. Members of the creative team had used it as ins…

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

‘The Great Society’ announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

Playwright Robert Schenkkan is returning to Broadway with “The Great Society,” a sequel to his previous play about former president Lyndon B. Johnson.  Directed by Bill Rauch, the artis…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

‘Beautiful’ to end its Broadway run this fall by Caitlin Huston

“Beautiful” will play its final performance on Oct. 27. At that time, the musical, chronicling the life of Carole King, will have been on Broadway for close to six years. It will have pl…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

‘Waitress’ to close on Broadway in January by Caitlin Huston

“Waitress” will end its run on Broadway in January, producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced Tuesday. The musical, with a score by Sara Bareilles, will play its final performance on …

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Monday, July 15, 2019

‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ announces recoupment on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“What the Constitution Means to Me” has recouped its investment on Broadway, the production announced Monday.  The play, starring and written by Heidi Schreck, has recouped its full cap…

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