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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Annette Bening Set For ‘All My Sons’ Broadway Revival; Tracy Letts To Co-Star by Greg Evans

Annette Bening and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts will star in director Gregory Mosher’s Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's classic 1947 drama All My Sons. The Roundabout Theatre Comp…

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Glenn Close Off-Broadway Play ‘Mother Of The Maid’ Gets Three-Week Extension by Greg Evans

Mother of the Maid, the new Off Broadway play teaming Glenn Close with her The Wife screenwriter Jane Anderson, begins previews next week and has already gotten a three-week extension. The P…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Keegan-Michael Key, Darrell Hammond, Dick Cavett Join Billy Crystal’s Two-Night ‘Have A Nice Day’ Reading Off Broadway by Greg Evans

Audible’s two-night live reading of Billy Crystal’s new play Have a Nice Day has rounded out its Off Broadway cast, with Keegan-Michael Key, Darrell Hammond and Dick Cavett amon…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

West End ‘Funny Girl’ To Screen Globally In Theaters One Night Only by Greg Evans

Michael Mayer’s West End production of Funny Girl starring Olivier Award winner Sheridan Smith will be broadcast in cinemas globally on Wednesday October 24. A trailer was released to…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Marin Mazzie Dies: Broadway Star Of ‘Passion’, ‘Ragtime’ Was 57 by Greg Evans

Broadway actress and three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie died this morning in New York. She was 57. Her death was announced by her husband, actor Jason Danieley. Mazzie had been fighting ov…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Conjuring Modern ‘Cinderella’ Stage Musical by Greg Evans

Andrew Lloyd Webber is developing a contemporary musical stage version of Cinderella, Deadline has confirmed. The prolific composer is collaborating with playwright/screenwriter Tom MacRae a…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Broadway: ‘The Affair’s Ruth Wilson, ‘Game Of Thrones’ Pedro Pascal On Board For Glenda Jackson’s ‘King Lear’ by Greg Evans

The Affair‘s Ruth Wilson, Game of Thrones‘ Pedro Pascal and Tony Award-winner Jayne Houdyshell will join Glenda Jackson in Broadway’s upcoming King Lear – starring, …

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Nathan Lane, Andrea Martin To Star In Taylor Mac’s ‘Gary’ On Broadway by Greg Evans

Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin are heading back to Broadway next spring in the world premiere of Taylor Mac’s Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus. George C. Wolfe will direct, with prev…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Broadway Box Office Droops To $29M; ‘Straight White Men’ Signs Off by Greg Evans

Bernhardt/Hamlet and The Nap braved the summer heat with Broadway previews last week as overall box office dropped about 8% to $29.5 million. Attendance for the 31 productions running durin…

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‘Orphan Black’ Star Tatiana Maslany Set For Broadway Debut In ‘Network’ With Bryan Cranston by Greg Evans

Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany will make her Broadway debut this November opposite Bryan Cranston in Network, director Ivo Van Hove’s take on Paddy Chayefsky’s great Oscar-wi…

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

‘Beetlejuice’ Musical Sets Broadway Premiere, Venue by Greg Evans

Beetlejuice will begin haunting Broadway in March 2019 at the Winter Garden Theatre, producers said today. The official opening will follow in April. The premiere dates and venue were announ…

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Viral Hit Musical ‘Be More Chill’ Heading To Broadway This Season by Greg Evans

Joe Iconis’ Be More Chill – the musical that sold-out its 10-week Off Broadway run after a 2015 cast album went viral – will get its anticipated Broadway run. Performances…

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Temptations Musical Set For Broadway: ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Arrives Next Spring by Greg Evans

A musical about the great Temptations is headed to Broadway. Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, directed by Des McAnuff and produced by Ira Pittelman and To…

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Laura Benanti To Replace Apple-Bound Lauren Ambrose In Broadway’s ‘My Fair Lady’ by Greg Evans

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti will take over as Eliza Doolittle in Broadway’s My Fair Lady, replacing the departing Lauren Ambrose. As reported exclusively by Deadline yesterday, A…

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‘The King And I’ Acclaimed Stage Revival Filmed For Two-Night Cinema Stand by Greg Evans

A filmed performance of the Tony-winning Lincoln Center Theater production of The King and I, currently on stage in London’s West End, will screen in cinemas globally for two nights on…

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Pre-Broadway ‘Beetlejuice’ Completes Casting: Kerry Butler, Rob McClure As Ghostly Couple by Greg Evans

Complete casting for the pre-Broadway production of Beetlejuice The Musical is set, with Tony Award nominees Kerry Butler (Mean Girls) and Rob McClure (Something Rotten!) nabbing the ghostly…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Brian Murray Dies: Acclaimed Stage Actor And Three-Time Tony Nominee Was 80 by Greg Evans

Stage actor and director Brian Murray, who arrived in New York in 1964 with the Royal Shakespeare Company touring production of King Lear and would go on to earn three Tony Award nominations…

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Barbara Harris Dies: ‘Nashville’ Star, Tony Winner And Original Second City Player Was 83 by Greg Evans

Actress Barbara Harris, who capped Robert Altman’s masterpiece Nashville with a strangely haunting musical performance, won a Tony Award for 1967’s The Apple Tree and co-founded …

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‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ Recoups $4M Broadway Investment by Greg Evans

Broadway’s The Play That Goes Wrong has recouped its $4 million investment, producers announced today. The comedy followed its hit London run with a Broadway opening on April 2, 2017, …

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Broadway Box Office Wilts A Bit To $36M: ‘Harry Potter’, ‘Pretty Woman’, ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Withstand Summer Heat by Greg Evans

Broadway box office wilted a tad in the summer NYC heat, slipping to $35,465,012 for Week 12 of the season. That’s a 5% drop from the previous week. Some of the slip during the week en…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Broadway’s ‘Pretty Woman’ Musical: All Dressed Up With No Place To Go – Review by Greg Evans

I might not be the target audience for Pretty Woman – The Musical, seeing as how I was never a fan of Pretty Woman – The Movie. Just never thought it was cute, funny or charming …

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Broadway-Bound ‘Beetlejuice’ Casts Alex Brightman, Sophia Anne Caruso by Greg Evans

The pre-Broadway Beetlejuice has found its ghost and the teenager who summons him: Alex Brightman (School of Rock) will play the title character, and Sophia Anne Caruso, who knocked ’…

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Keri Russell To Join Adam Driver In ‘Burn This’ Broadway Revival by Greg Evans

The Americans‘ Keri Russell will join the previously announced Adam Driver in Michael Mayer’s Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson's Burn This, producer David Binder announced to…

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From Shakespeare To Elton John: Composer Shaina Taub Gets Ready To Wear ‘Prada’ – On Theater by Greg Evans

Composer, actress and accordion player Shaina Taub will hang up her squeezebox – temporarily, rest assured – this Sunday when her acclaimed Shakespeare in the Park musical adapta…

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Hollywood’s Dolby And Pantages Theaters Partner On Pact To Bring Broadway To Oscar’s Home by Greg Evans

Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, home to the Academy Awards, America’s Got Talent, movie premieres and concerts, will begin hosting Broadway touring productions in 2020, the venue̵…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Broadway’s ‘Gettin’ The Band Back Together’ Cranks Up Jukebox Hero Pipe Dreams: Review by Greg Evans

Middle-age urges to re-live old garage band pipe dreams are typically best kept to dank basements and sound-proofed garages, and Broadway’s Gettin’ The Band Back Together doesn&#…

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‘Pretty Woman’ & ‘Boys In The Band’ Break House Records As Broadway Box Office Hits $37M by Greg Evans

Pretty Woman: The Musical and The Boys in the Band broke house records last week as Broadway’s box office held steady into the summer’s dog days. Total b.o. for the 31 shows c…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

‘Chicago P.D.’ Star Amy Morton To Stage All-Female ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ On Broadway by Greg Evans

An all-female cast will hit Broadway in David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross next year under the direction of Chicago P.D. actress Amy Morton. The new producti…

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Times Square Revitalizer Cora Cahan To Step Down From Long-Running Role In Nonprofit Group by Greg Evans

Cora Cahan, a key figure in the transformation of Times Square from porn wasteland to New York’s premiere family-friendly tourist destination, will step down next year from her positio…

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Broadway’s ‘Tootsie’ Musical Announces Venue, Sets Opening Date by Greg Evans

Tootsie, the musical adaptation of the hit 1982 Dustin Hoffman comedy, has announced its opening date and Broadway venue: Director Scott Ellis’ staging will begin previews March 29, 2…

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Derek DelGaudio Conjurs Life After His Off-Broadway Smash ‘In & Of Itself’; Hollywood’s Been Watching by Greg Evans

When Derek DelGaudio's 72-week, four-time-extended Off Broadway run of his accurately titled In & Of Itself vanishes August 19 from the 150-seat Daryl Roth Theatre, the one-man-show will…

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