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Thursday, April 11, 2024

‘Yellow Face’, ‘English’ & Reimagined ‘The Pirates Of Penzance’ Set Broadway Openings by Greg Evans

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the dates for its 2024-25 season, with David Henry Hwang’s Yellow Face starring Daniel Dae Kim kicking off the company’s Broadway line-up with an…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

‘An Enemy Of The People’ Starring Jeremy Strong & Michael Imperioli Gets One-Week Broadway Extension Due To Popular Demand by Greg Evans

The critically-acclaimed hit Broadway revival of An Enemy of the People has announced a one-week extension at Circle in the Square Theatre. The Ibsen revival will now play through Sunday, Ju…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

‘Cabaret’, ‘Stereophonic’, ‘Uncle Vanya’, ‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘The Outsiders’ Sell Out As Busy Broadway Spring Blooms by Greg Evans

Broadway’s busy spring was reaching peak bloom last week as the season’s final batch of new shows – save for the upcoming Sufjan Stevens musical Illinoise – was in previews, boosting…

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‘The Lord Of The Rings’ UK Musical Sets Chicago U.S. Premiere by Greg Evans

The Lord of the Rings musical that opened last year in the UK will stage its U.S. debut in Chicago this July, producers announced today. Based on the books by J.R.R. Tolkien and directed by …

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Proposed Legislation Would Provide $1B To Struggling Nonprofit Theaters Across Country by Greg Evans

A group of Democratic lawmakers is proposing new legislation that would provide $1 billion annually to the nonprofit professional theater industry still struggling to recover from the Covid …

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Monday, April 8, 2024

Bernadette Peters & Lea Salonga To Headline New Sondheim Broadway Revue ‘Old Friends’; Pre-Broadway Staging Set For L.A. by Greg Evans

The Broadway premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends starring Bernadette Peters and Lea Salonga will begin previews March 25, 2025, in a Manhattan Theatre Club production at the Samuel …

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Friday, April 5, 2024

Kate Shindle Stepping Down As Actors’ Equity President After Nine-Year Tenure by Greg Evans

Actors’ Equity President Kate Shindle has announced that she will not seek re-election when her nine-year tenure ends May 23. Shindle, who revealed the news in an interview with The New Yo…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Christopher Durang Dies: Playwright With A Genius For The Absurd Was 75 by Greg Evans

Christopher Durang, one of American’s most acclaimed and accomplished playwrights whose works like Beyond Therapy, Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You and the Tony-winning Vanya a…

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‘Our Town’ Broadway Cast To Include Jim Parsons, Katie Holmes, Richard Thomas, Ephraim Sykes, Zoey Deutch & 23 More by Greg Evans

The upcoming fall Broadway revival of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town will feature a 28-actor cast led by Jim Parsons, Zoey Deutch, Katie Holmes, Ephraim Sykes and Richard Thomas, producers ann…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

‘Ghost Of John McCain’ Musical Comedy Sets Off Broadway Election Season Run by Greg Evans

Ghost of John McCain, the musical comedy set inside the brain of Donald Trump that got under the skin of Meghan McCain, will make its world premiere Off Broadway this fall, producers announc…

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Broadway Box Office Soars As Newcomers ‘The Who’s Tommy’, ‘Suffs’, ‘The Outsiders’, ‘The Wiz’ & Others Draw Crowds by Greg Evans

Broadway box office soared last week, as five productions joined the roster, one returned and no fewer than 30 of the 32 shows saw attendance at 90% of capacity or more. Twenty productions w…

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Monday, April 1, 2024

Broadway Actors Michael Stuhlbarg And John Cardoza Latest Victims Of New York City Crime by Greg Evans

Broadway actors John Cardoza, currently appearing in The Notebook, and Michael Stuhlbarg, who begins previews tonight in Patriots, have become the latest victims in what seems a surge of hig…

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Friday, March 29, 2024

Broadway Cast Set For Kenny Leon-Directed ‘Home’ by Greg Evans

Home, the Samm-Art Williams play directed by Kenny Leon and opening on Broadway this summer, has announced its cast. The Roundabout Theatre Company production will star Tory Kittles (The Equ…

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Thursday, March 28, 2024

‘The Who’s Tommy’ Broadway Review: Still A Sensation by Greg Evans

Certainly one definition of great music might include an ability to meet the present – and the future – head-on and come out unbruised, even triumphant. By that standard and many more, T…

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‘Stereophonic’ To Begin Broadway Previews A Day Early With $40 Show by Greg Evans

Stereophonic, the hit Off Broadway play about a Fleetwood Mac-esque ’70s rock band, will begin its Broadway transfer a day earlier than planned, with previews at the Golden Theatre now set…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Ariana DeBose To Host Tony Awards For Third Consecutive Year by Greg Evans

Ariana DeBose will return as host of this year’s Tony Awards, marking her third consecutive year fronting Broadway’s biggest night. The 77th Annual Tony Awards airs live nationwide (8 pm…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Broadway Newcomers Draw Audiences: ‘The Outsiders’, ‘The Who’s Tommy’, ‘An Enemy Of The People’, ‘The Notebook’ Fill Seats by Greg Evans

Broadway’s first salvo of spring newcomers was more than holding its own last week, with recent arrivals drawing strong audiences. Two shows had their opening nights during the week ending…

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Monday, March 25, 2024

‘Sunset Boulevard’ Musical Sets Fall Broadway Opening Date, Venue by Greg Evans

Jamie Lloyd’s acclaimed London production of Sunset Boulevard starring Nicole Scherzinger will open on Broadway this fall at the St. James Theatre, producers announced today. Previews begi…

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Friday, March 22, 2024

Julianna Margulies And Peter Gallagher Broadway Bound In New Play By ‘You’ve Got Mail’ Co-Screenwriter Delia Ephron by Greg Evans

Julianna Margulies and Peter Gallagher will star in Left On Tenth, a new play by Delia Ephron based on her bestselling memoir that’s set to open on Broadway in the fall. The announcement w…

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‘Tammy Faye’ Musical Sets Fall Broadway Opening With Katie Brayben & Andrew Rannells by Greg Evans

Tammy Faye, the Elton John-Jake Shears-James Graham musical about televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, will open at Broadway’s newly refurbished Palace Theater this fall with Katie Br…

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Alicia Keys Releases ‘Kaleidoscope’ Single From Broadway’s ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ by Greg Evans

Alicia Keys has released her own version of an original song, “Kaleidoscope,” from her Broadway musical Hell’s Kitchen. The recording also features vocals by Maleah Joi Moon, who portr…

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Thursday, March 21, 2024

‘Water For Elephants’ Broadway Review: Big Top, Little Drama by Greg Evans

Water For Elephants, the musical opening tonight at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre, is perhaps best viewed as a redemptive attempt to adapt Sara Gruen’s popular 2006 historical romance nove…

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Jennifer Hudson Joins ‘Smash’ Broadway Producing Team by Greg Evans

Jennifer Hudson, who guest starred on NBC’s Smash, is now joining the producing team of its upcoming stage musical adaptation. Hudson, a Grammy, Oscar, Tony, and Emmy winner, announced her…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Recoups $12M Broadway Capitalization by Greg Evans

Merrily We Roll Along, the hit Broadway revival of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez, has recouped its $12 million capita…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024

‘An Enemy Of The People’, ‘The Notebook’, ‘The Outsiders’ & Other Broadway Newcomers Draw Crowds As Box Office Bounces Into Spring by Greg Evans

Broadway’s insanely busy spring doesn’t really kick into full gear until next month when 14 new shows have their official openings, but with March as a sort of sign of things to come –…

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Sufjan Stevens Musical ‘Illinoise’ Heading To Broadway As Late-Season Entry In Crowded Spring by Greg Evans

Illinoise, the acclaimed dance-musical stage adaptation of Sufjan Stevens’ 2005 concept album Illinois, will transfer from Off Broadway’s Park Avenue Armory to Broadway’s St. James The…

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Monday, March 18, 2024

‘An Enemy Of The People’ Broadway Review: Jeremy Strong & Michael Imperioli In Battle For Our Times by Greg Evans

Whether or not the climate activists who interrupted a critics preview of Broadway’s An Enemy of the People last week persuasively made their “water’s coming for us all” message isn�…

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Ben Platt Sets 18-Performance Residency At Broadway’s Newly Refurbished Palace Theatre by Greg Evans

Ben Platt will play an exclusive, 18-performance concert residency at Broadway’s recently refurbished Palace Theatre early this summer to celebrate the release of his upcoming third album …

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Thursday, March 14, 2024

Climate Activists Disrupt Broadway’s ‘An Enemy Of The People’ by Greg Evans

Climate activists disrupted tonight’s Broadway performance of An Enemy Of The People, bringing the production starring Jeremy Strong and Michael Imperioli to a brief halt as protesters sho…

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‘The Notebook’ Broadway Review: Romantic Saga Takes Another Step In Sentimental Journey by Greg Evans

To say The Notebook had a devoted, built-in audience before it sang so much as a note on Broadway would be an understatement this romantic tear-jerker never attempts. Based on Nicholas Spark…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Tovah Feldshuh Signs With Stewart Talent by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Tovah Feldshuh, the multiple Emmy and Tony Award nominee who recently co-starred on Broadway with Lea Michele in the hit musical revival Funny Girl, has signed with Stewart Talent…

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards