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Friday, October 11, 2019

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical to Launch Digital Lottery by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, readying to open at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on November 7, 2019, begins previews tomorrow, Saturday, October 12, 2019. As previews get underway, …

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Critically Acclaimed Slave Play Extends by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Due to popular demand, the Jeremy O. Harris written Slave Play, is extending its Broadway run by two weeks. The critically acclaimed work will now run through January 19, 2020, at the Golden…

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MJ The Musical Announces Broadway Premiere by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

MJ, a new musical inspired by the life of Michael Jackson, has been rumored to be Broadway-bound for some time. Today, producers have made it official. The jukebox musical, drawing from the …

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Al Roker to Return to Waitress, Sparks Extends by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Some big news coming from the Broadway production of Waitress which will wind up its hit run at Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theatre after the New Year. Beloved weatherman and anchor of the …

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Monday, October 7, 2019

The Irishman to be Screened on Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

In a rare occurrence for Broadway, one of its famed theatrical halls will become a cinema. The Belasco Theatre will play host to Martin Scorsese’s latest film The Irishman, screening for o…

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Complete Cast of A Christmas Carol Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

As the weather begins to turn toward a slight chill it is usually a good sign that the holidays are just around the corner. This is also an indication that the Broadway production of A Chris…

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

To Kill A Mockingbird Enters Second Year with New Cast Members by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The critically acclaimed production of To Kill A Mockingbird, currently playing at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre, is entering its second year on Broadway. With this anniversary celebration, n…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tickets for Harry Connick Jr. – A Celebration of Cole Porter Go On Sale by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Harry Connick, Jr. fans and lovers of great music both have reasons to celebrate this holiday season when the entertainer returns to Broadway for a special engagement: Harry Connick, Jr. –…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Casting Announced for Girl From the North Country by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Conor McPherson-Bob Dylan musical Girl From North Country, which enjoyed a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway run at the Public Theatre last fall, is headed for Broadway in the spring of …

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Transparent’s Alexandra Billings Joins Wicked by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Alexandra Billings, star of the critically acclaimed TV series Transparent, will join the Broadway production of Wicked on Monday, January 20, 2020, in the role of the cunning Madame Morribl…

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Erika Jayne is Chicago Bound by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The long-running Broadway revival of the Kander and Ebb musical Chicago is welcoming a new merry murderess to its ranks. Singer, actress and TV sensation Erika Jayne (Bravo’s “The Real H…

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BroadwayHD Announces October Additions to Streaming Platform by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

BroadwayHD, the premiere online streaming service that brings the best of theatre right into your home, has delighted its audiences with selections such as Cirque du Soleil, Kinky Boots, Cat…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The Height of the Storm Extends by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of Florian Zeller’s The Height of the Storm, translated by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton is poised to open tonight, September 24. The…

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Chambers and Chien Join The Illusionists – Magic of the Holidays by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The magic of Broadway’s forthcoming special event The Illusionists – Magic Of The Holidays just upped a few notches. Joining the already announced Chris Cox, who will serve as “The Men…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Gyllenhaal and Sturridge Preserve Sea Wall/A Life for Audible by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

With just a week left to catch the Broadway production of Sea Wall/A Life at the Hudson Theatre, theatre fans will be excited to learn that stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge will prese…

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The 74th Annual Tony Awards Set to Air June 7, 2020 by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The 74th Annual Tony Awards may seem like a long ways away, but the planning that goes into the annual event starts almost immediately after the last awards ceremony concludes. The preparati…

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Moulin Rouge! to Play Chicago by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The red windmill will soon be spinning in the Windy City when the hit Broadway production Moulin Rouge! The Musical makes its way to Chicago next year. A limited-engagement of the jukebox mu…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Fisburne and Rockwell to Star In American Buffalo by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

David Mamet’s celebrated play American Buffalo will be revived on Broadway this spring, returning to the Great White Way after 11 years. Starring in the production will be Emmy and Tony-wi…

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Kristin Chenoweth Returns to Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Beloved star of Broadway, Tony and Emmy-winner Kristin Chenoweth will return to Broadway this fall in a live stage concert celebrating the release of her new album Kristin Chenoweth: For The…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Jordin Sparks Joins Waitress, New Cast Members Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Tonight is the night! Jordin Sparks officially takes over the role of Jenna in the long-running musical hit Waitress. The American Idol winner and Grammy-nominated recording star joins the s…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Bandstand National Tour Has Its Cast by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The national tour of the Tony-winning Broadway musical Bandstand, readying itself to commence at College Station, TX on October 29-30, 2019, following two preview performances in Oklahoma Ci…

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Everett Joins Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The 2020 revival of Edward Albee’s renowned drama Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf has added another talented name to an all-star mix. Joining the previously announced Laurie Metcalf, Russ…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Broderick and Parker to Star in Plaza Suite by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Plaza Suite, one of Neil Simon’s most-enduring comedies, will be returning to Broadway in the spring of 2020. Coming along for the ride will be husband and wife Matthew Broderick and Sarah…

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Dream Ballets and Breathtaking Showstoppers: Milestones in Broadway Dance by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

With West Side Story making its way back to Broadway in the 2019–2020 theater season, and with choreography being an integral part of how that story is told, it seems timely for us to look…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

The Music Man Revival Announces Additional Casting by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Fall of 2020 cannot get here fast enough, with the Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster led production of The Music Man promising to be a highlight of the 2020-2021 season. Jackman will play H…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Hello, Dolly! Tour Enters Year 2 – Complete Cast Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The acclaimed Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! has just completed the first year of it national tour featuring beloved Broadway legend Betty Buckley in the title role. A few months ago we l…

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

The Lehman Trilogy to Open on Broadway in 2020 by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Nederlander Theatre will be the home of the Broadway bound production of Stefano Massini’s The Lehman Trilogy, set to open in the spring of 2020. Adapted by Ben Power, this strictly li…

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Here Comes Company: Broadway Bound Revival Sets Spring Opening by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The eagerly anticipated revival of the Stephen Sondheim/George Furth musical Company, which received an acclaimed West End production under the direction of Marianne Elliott in 2018, is mak…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

The New Faces of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Broadway musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical has a few exciting months ahead of itself as the long-running hit goes into the final stretch of its tenure on the Great White Way. To…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Frozen National Tour Announces Additional Cast by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The national tour of the hit Broadway musical Frozen, launching in Schenectady with an official opening at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre on December 4, 2019, has announced additional cast…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Slava’s Snowshow at the Sondheim This Holiday Season by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The international, Olivier Award-winning sensation Slava’s Snowshow is returning to Broadway for a limited engagement. This holiday season the immersive theatrical experience will once aga…

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