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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ announces Broadway return in October by Caitlin Huston

“The Phantom of the Opera” will return to Broadway this fall.  The musical, which is the longest-running production in Broadway history, will resume performances at the Majestic Theatre…

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Broadway to reopen Sept. 14, Cuomo says by Caitlin Huston

In a press conference Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Broadway shows would reopen Sept. 14. Cuomo also said Broadway tickets would be put on sale starting Thursday for theaters ru…

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

‘Pass Over’ to reopen the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s “Pass Over” will reopen the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway.  The play, directed by Danya Taymor, will play a limited engagement at the theater with exa…

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‘Wicked’ tour announces return date as first touring production to resume by Caitlin Huston

“Wicked” is resuming its national tour this summer, marking the first Broadway tour to resume performances following the theatrical shutdown, according to Broadway Across America. The mu…

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After Cuomo announcement, Broadway holds fast to fall reopening by Caitlin Huston

The Broadway League reiterated a commitment to a fall reopening, following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s declaration that he will loosen restrictions on May 19.  On Monday, Cuomo announced that he …

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Monday, May 3, 2021

New York to lift capacity restrictions starting May 19, including on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that all capacity restrictions will be removed on businesses, including Broadway, starting May 19.  The reopening plan, which applies across the tri-sta…

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Momentum builds behind Broadway’s reopening by Caitlin Huston

As the industry awaits an official reopening announcement, theatrical offices have been working to ready Broadway productions.  The pace has picked up at marketing agencies, casting offices…

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Friday, April 30, 2021

Apple Original Films to distribute ‘Come From Away’ film by Caitlin Huston

Apple Original Films will distribute the filmed production of “Come From Away,” the studio announced Friday.  The production posted signs outside the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, home to …

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Broadway prepares for fall reopening by Caitlin Huston

Broadway is gearing up for reopening as the targeted return date moves into view.  Following bullish statements from government officials and improving health trends, Broadway leaders are m…

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

Broadway League optimistic for September reopening of Broadway by Caitlin Huston

The Broadway League said it is continuing to target a September reopening of the Broadway industry, following remarks from Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday. “The Broadway League has been work…

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De Blasio plans to ‘fully reopen’ NYC in July, but signals September for Broadway by Caitlin Huston

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared Thursday that the city will be ready to fully reopen July 1.  Speaking on MSNBC, de Blasio said the city is planning for a 100% capacity reopenin…

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Florence Welch to write score for musical adaptation of ‘The Great Gatsby’ by Caitlin Huston

Florence Welch, lead singer of Florence and the Machine, has been tapped to write the score for a new musical stage adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.”  The new musical will feature a boo…

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program receives 17,000 applications in 24 hours by Caitlin Huston

The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program received more than 17,000 applications in the first 24 hours of the portal opening, the Small Business Administration said Tuesday.  The portal r…

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Saturday, April 24, 2021

Report: Producer Scott Rudin to resign from the Broadway League by Caitlin Huston

Producer Scott Rudin told the New York Times Saturday that he is resigning from the Broadway League.  The decision to resign comes after many of Rudin’s assistants have come forward with …

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program moves reopening date to Monday by Caitlin Huston

The application portal for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program will now reopen Monday, rather than the originally scheduled date Saturday. “We heard you and we are taking action. I…

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Scott Rudin no longer involved in NY PopsUp, festival says by Caitlin Huston

Producer Scott Rudin is no longer involved in the “day-to-day” operations of NY PopsUp, a spokesperson for the festival confirmed Friday.  Rudin, who is currently facing multiple accoun…

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Theater workers march to demand change on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

A group of about 300 actors and activists marched down Broadway Thursday to protest producer Scott Rudin and to call for greater protection and transparency from Actors’ Equity. The march,…

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

SBA to reopen Shuttered Venue Operators grant portal on April 24 by Caitlin Huston

The Small Business Administration announced late Thursday that it will reopen the portal for Shuttered Venue Operators Grants on Sat., April 24. The portal has been closed since the afternoo…

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Actors plan march on Broadway to protest Rudin, industry inequality by Caitlin Huston

A group of theater activists are planning a march Thursday to protest producer Scott Rudin’s membership in the Broadway League and to call for greater transparency from Actors’ Equity. …

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Actors’ Equity calls for Rudin’s staff to be released from any NDAs by Caitlin Huston

Actors’ Equity called on producer Scott Rudin to release his employees from any nondisclosure agreements they may have signed. Equity made the statement Saturday, in light of the news that…

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Scott Rudin to ‘step back’ from Broadway after allegations of workplace harassment by Caitlin Huston

Producer Scott Rudin told the Washington Post Saturday that he would “step back from active participation” in his Broadway productions. The statement comes after an article from the Holl…

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Friday, April 16, 2021

NYTW artistic director Jim Nicola to step down from post after more than 30 years by Caitlin Huston

Jim Nicola, the longtime artistic director of New York Theatre Workshop, will step down from his post on June 30, 2022. Nicola, who has held the position since 1988, said Friday that he will…

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Application process for Shuttered Venue Operators Grants will not restart this week by Caitlin Huston

The application process for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grants will not reopen by this weekend, a spokesperson for the Small Business Administration told Broadway News Thursday.  The port…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Karen Olivo says she will not return to Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge!’ in wake of Rudin allegations by Caitlin Huston

Actor Karen Olivo, who is currently Tony-nominated for playing Satine in ‘Moulin Rouge!’, said she will not be returning to the production when it resumes. Olivo said she will not return…

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Actors Fund to help book appointments at Broadway vaccination site by Caitlin Huston

Starting Wednesday, the Actors Fund will help members of the performing arts community book appointments at the new Broadway vaccination site.  The site, which opened Monday at 20 Times Squ…

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda, de Blasio open Broadway vaccination site in Times Square by Caitlin Huston

A vaccination center for Broadway workers opened Monday in Times Square. The center, located at 20 Times Square in the former home of the NFL Experience site, will administer about 2,000 COV…

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Broadway unions make statement on workplace harassment after Rudin allegations by Caitlin Huston

Two Broadway union leaders, alongside the president of SAG-AFTRA, issued a statement on workplace harassment and bullying Monday, in the wake of allegations made against producer Scott Rudin…

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Amanda Green elected president of the Dramatists Guild by Caitlin Huston

Lyricist and writer Amanda Green was elected council president of the Dramatists Guild of America, becoming the first woman to lead the trade association in its 100-year history.   Green, …

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T. Fellowship to be renamed in honor of Hal Prince by Caitlin Huston

The T. Fellowship has renamed the mentorship program the Prince Fellowship in honor of its founder, the late Hal Prince.  Prince created the fellowship in 2005 as a means to usher in the ne…

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At NY PopsUp, Amber Iman speaks up on Scott Rudin allegations, Broadway’s reopening by Caitlin Huston

Performing at a NY PopsUp event Saturday, actor Amber Iman addressed the controversy surrounding one of the program’s producers, Scott Rudin, as well as general concerns around Broadway’…

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

SBA suspends start of Shuttered Venue Grant program due to technical difficulties by Caitlin Huston

Hours after applications opened Thursday, the Small Business Administration temporarily halted the start of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program. The portal to apply for the grant pro…

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